• Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ
Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ

As of December 31, minimum wage in Upstate New York has increased to $10.40 per hour (not including Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau Counties, and New York City), and $11.75 for fast food workers outside of New York City. The increase will be phased in over a longer period for workers in the rest of the state. In 2017, Ireland had the second highest ...

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  • Pres. Trump fires all remaining members of advisory council on HIV/AIDS
Pres. Trump fires all remaining members of advisory council on HIV/AIDS

No respect for their service. "Dangerous that #Trump and Co". The firing of the council members "is another outlandish and despicable move by the Trump administration in his year-long effort to erase the LGBT community and the issues that disproportionately affect us", he said in a statement Friday.

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  • Instagram Quietly Launches New Recommended Posts Feature
Instagram Quietly Launches New Recommended Posts Feature

If you want your followers to participate actively on your Instagram posts, start creating contests where you ask your followers to do a few easy steps to participate in the contest, that will not only make your profile famous, but you can also gain followers on Instagram fast.

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  • Two lotteries roll up to more than $300 million
Two lotteries roll up to more than $300 million

No winning tickets were sold for Saturday's Powerball drawing, which means the jackpot is growing to an estimated $337 million, which amounts to $210 million with the cash option. Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. Between Mega Millions and Powerball , there's a combined $643 million bucks up for grabs this week.

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  • The SpaceX
The SpaceX "Mars Rocket" arrives at Cape Canaveral

Earlier this month, Musk said the Falcon Heavy rocket , which has been under development for years, will launch in January from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Tesla won't be going to the planet Mars itself, as Musk told Phil Plait , an astronomer and writer. What Bjelde ultimately wants to see in SpaceX candidates is the same mission-driven w...

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  • Wake up, last-minute shoppers! Here's what stores are open late until Christmas
Wake up, last-minute shoppers! Here's what stores are open late until Christmas

Humberstone landfill in Welland, Bridge Street Landfill in Fort Erie and Niagara Road 12 landfill in West Lincoln, will be closed on Christmas day , but will reopen on Boxing Day at 8 a.m. This is the fifth year Kohl's has offered 24-hour shopping leading up to Christmas "to offer customers a convenient opportunity to complete their last-min...

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  • Coinbase halts trading after volatile bitcoin price fluctuation
Coinbase halts trading after volatile bitcoin price fluctuation

Despite the precipitous drop, the price has not stabilized, and is experiencing extreme volatility. Coinbase has launched an internal probe to identify whether its employees engaged in insider trading of Bitcoin Cash shortly before the cryptocurrency was officially introduced to the exchange yesterday.

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  • Salvation Army finds gold coin in St. Matthews Red Kettle
Salvation Army finds gold coin in St. Matthews Red Kettle

This year's kettle goal is $700,000. The coin was apparently donated in a Red Kettle used at the Hubbards Lane Kroger location. "We are grateful to our community who continually supports The Salvation Army ", said Major Butch Frost. The Salvation Army serves every zip code in the United States. Welk said past year they raised about $8,000. ...

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  • With tax cuts, U.S. companies planning worker bonuses
With tax cuts, U.S. companies planning worker bonuses

The legislation, which is now on the move to the President's desk to be signed into law, represents the largest one-time tax reduction in USA history, cutting an estimated $1.46 trillion in overall tax collections by the government. Airbus SE acquired a majority stake in Bombardier's C Series plane, the Canadian government is choosing to buy used j...

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  • Iced Tea Company's Stock Soars 500% After Name Change
Iced Tea Company's Stock Soars 500% After Name Change

Some 15 years after the internet crash, Long Island Iced Tea Corp . It had a market cap of $64.38 million. Long Blockchain is just the latest in little-known micro cap stocks capitalizing on blockchain to spin heads on the trading floor, leaving some investors anxious about possible fraud and unmerited valuations.

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  • What would happen if Houston's airports lost power?
What would happen if Houston's airports lost power?

Reed said Monday that he was hobbled by limited information about the extent of the fire because it took hours to send experts into the substation because of noxious fumes, even as he apologized to the thousands of passengers stranded in Atlanta and other airports.

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  • Ryanair offers to recognise unions in bid to avert Xmas strikes
Ryanair offers to recognise unions in bid to avert Xmas strikes

However it said it would not be able to meet with IMPACT until Wednesday - which is the day the strike is due to begin. It is understood the IMPACT trade union is considering the offer. In its latest statement Ryanair has now said that it will "change its long standing policy of not recognizing unions in order to avoid any threat of disrupt...

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  • Canadian billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman found dead at home in Toronto
Canadian billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman found dead at home in Toronto

It is reported the bodies of Barry and Honey Sherman were discovered in their basement in Toronto on Thursday. Police said they learned of the deaths after responding to a midday (1700 GMT) medical call at the Sherman's home in an affluent section of northeast Toronto.

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  • Salvation Army: All but 6 angels have been sponsored
Salvation Army: All but 6 angels have been sponsored

Will we be able to meet the year-round needs of the underserved in our neighborhoods? "But again 150 to 200 is a very considerable gap and it's certainly something we want to mend", Repass said. We further help families sustain positive momentum through our after school and youth programs as well as life-changing youth camps at. On Monday, five l...

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  • Knifeman Shot at Amsterdam Airport
Knifeman Shot at Amsterdam Airport

In a Tweet, the police said the man was "known to police in connection with previous violent incidents". GUNSHOTS can be heard ringing out across Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport in chilling video of the moment armed cops shot a knifeman threatening to stab holidaymakers.

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  • Explosion at Port Authority Bus Terminal
Explosion at Port Authority Bus Terminal

The explosion has reportedly been recorded on surveillance cameras, and the suspect is believed to be in critical condition at Bellevue Hospital. Officers rushed to the scene of Port Authority, the city's main bus terminal, at around 7:30am (12:30pm GMT) on Monday morning (11 December) following reports of an explosion.

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  • Red Kettle campaign seeks boost
Red Kettle campaign seeks boost

Local organizations around Mesa County are preparing to distribute to kids in need this holiday season --with Toys For Tots planning on delivering to every child who signed up to receive a donation. "We were caught in a bind, and they were helpful". "So all the money that comes in goes to help people", Starkey said. "I gave out over a thousand pa...

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  • Gas prices nearly back to pre-Harvey levels
Gas prices nearly back to pre-Harvey levels

Interestingly, according to AAA's research, this myth is so hard to extinguish because it holds a grain of truth in it-AAA found that fuel economy did increase in the vehicles tested, but by a tiny amount: an average of just 2.7%; and horsepower did rise, but by a similarly piddly amount: an average of just 1.4%.

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  • Australia's king of retail malls, Frank Lowy, sells Westfield shopping centres
Australia's king of retail malls, Frank Lowy, sells Westfield shopping centres

Under the terms of the agreement, Westfield security holders will receive a combination of cash and shares in Unibail-Rodamco, valuing each Westfield security at a price of $7.55 and representing a premium of 17.8% to Westfield's closing security price on December 11, 2017.

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  • Protesters rally against net neutrality regulation rollback
Protesters rally against net neutrality regulation rollback

Slim as their prospects may be, pro-regulation activists are turning to a bitterly divided Congress, pressuring politicians to intervene and prevent the FCC vote. "If they take away net neutrality you will lose free speech", said Jane Redmond, a proponent of the current net neutrality policy. We need to see things from multiple points of view, not ...

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  • Anil Kapoor joins the cast of 'Race 3'
Anil Kapoor joins the cast of 'Race 3'

Salman took to his Twitter account to announce the addition of the " jhakaas " hero to the cast. Salman, 52, welcomed Anil onboard the project. It should be noted that Anil Kapoor featured in the previous editions of the film where the veteran actor portrayed an imminent character named Robert D' Costa.

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  • Apple rapidly squashes iOS 11.2 HomeKit bug
Apple rapidly squashes iOS 11.2 HomeKit bug

The tech giant fixed a bug which enabled outside parties to access smart lock and garage doors. Apple first heard of vulnerability at the end of October and the latest updates to iOS and watchOS have been able to fix some of the issues. However, the vulnerability did not impact earlier versions of the operating system. The severity of this vulner...

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  • Ousted Queen Movie Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexual Assault
Ousted Queen Movie Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexual Assault

When Sanchez-Guzman refused, the bisexual producer allegedly forced him into acts of anal and oral sex, as Sanzhez-Guzman pleaded with him to stop, according to the suit. Bryan Singer , who was recently fired from directing the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody , is being sued for sexual assault . In response to the allegations, Singer's rep rel...

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  • Republican Rep. Trent Franks Will Resign After Discussing Surrogacy With Female Staffers
Republican Rep. Trent Franks Will Resign After Discussing Surrogacy With Female Staffers

The former aide said the conversations took place in private, sometimes in the congressman's auto, and that she repeatedly told him she wasn't interested. Ryan says he presented the allegations to Franks, which he did not deny, and told Franks he would refer the allegations to the House Ethics Committee .

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  • Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone

The 35-year-old star topped the list poll by London-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye for a record-breaking fifth time. The actress beat her fellow Bollywood turned Hollywood debutant Deepika Padukone for the title. Talking about the honour, Priyanka Chopra however gives the credit for featuring on the list to genetics and optics. And gues...

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