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France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

The CNIL's statement goes on to note that "the infringements observed deprive the users of essential guarantees regarding processing operations that can reveal important parts of their private life ...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on hopes for tariff cuts

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on hopes for tariff cuts

Indian stock markets barely held on to gains, hampered by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd after reports of fresh allegations by a whistleblower on the drugmaker's corporate governance. "That's alw...

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Oxford University Suspends Research Funding, Donations From Huawei

Oxford University Suspends Research Funding, Donations From Huawei

In November, the US Department of Justice unveiled an initiative to investigate China's trade practices with the goal of bringing trade secret theft cases. "Huawei and ZTE are like two sides of ...

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Mitch McConnell Begins to Feel the Heat for Government Shutdown at Home

Mitch McConnell Begins to Feel the Heat for Government Shutdown at Home

The letter , drafted by Senators Lindsey Graham, the Republican from SC, and Christopher Coons, the Democrat from DE, sets out a commitment indicating they'll work toward a border wall security pac...

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Crash-out Brexit looms larger for scientists after deal rejected

Crash-out Brexit looms larger for scientists after deal rejected

Jeremy Corbyn has urged his MPs not to "engage" with the Government over a Brexit deal after at least three prominent backbenchers took up an offer of talks with ministers. The most recent polling ...

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Taiwan stages live-fire military exercises after China threats

Taiwan stages live-fire military exercises after China threats

The report is DIA's first-ever unclassified, comprehensive assessment of the Chinese military. The Chinese rail network has about 100,000 kilometers of track, 10,000 kilometers of which is high-spe...

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Ford and Volkswagen announce alliance to build pickups and vans

Ford and Volkswagen announce alliance to build pickups and vans

Ford will provide more details on how the alliance affects Ford's regional operations in coming weeks, but does not expect any job cuts in Ford plants as a result of the alliance, Ford Chief Exec...

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Huawei Is Target of U.S. Criminal Probe for Trade Secrets Theft

Huawei Is Target of U.S. Criminal Probe for Trade Secrets Theft

According to a lawsuit filed against the Chinese company, those employees not only stole information about the robot, but they also took the tip off of the machine which was used in the tests. Huawei ...

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Trevor Lawrence Reacts To President Trump’s White House Dinner

Trevor Lawrence Reacts To President Trump’s White House Dinner

Lots of hamburgers, lots of pizza", he said . "We're talking about border security", Trump said. Members of the Clemson Tigers football team peruse the selection of fast food in the State Din...

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Cadillac reveals its first electric vehicle

Cadillac reveals its first electric vehicle

The powertrain pairs a 3.3-liter V-6 with a 1.5-kwh lithium-ion battery pack, a 10-speed modular transmission, and an electric motor. After finding plenty of success many years ago with its Ford E...

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How Will PG&E Bankruptcy Affect Service And Rates?

How Will PG&E Bankruptcy Affect Service And Rates?

It said it was facing about 50 lawsuits related to the Camp Fire on behalf of 2,000 individual plaintiffs, and more than 700 lawsuits involving at least 3,600 plaintiffs in connection with the wildf...

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Will the government shutdown affect your next flight?

Will the government shutdown affect your next flight?

There has already been a modest increase in TSA officers calling in sick . Canadians travelling to the United States may want to check their flight status or plan for delays because of a shorta...

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Lora DiCarlo's Ose hands-free adult toy has CES Award revoked

Lora DiCarlo's Ose hands-free adult toy has CES Award revoked

To be determined by an independent panel, these awards are awarded to products that get a high enough score for becoming an honoree. This product - Osé Robotic Massager is designed for women and the c...

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2000 rupee notes printing stopped?

2000 rupee notes printing stopped?

India has stopped printing its newly launched Rs 2000 notes, to get it slowly out of circulation and thereafter from the market. The Rs 2,000 was introduced after the Modi government demonetised o...

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Wall Street shares tumble after Apple warning

Wall Street shares tumble after Apple warning

Led by the Dow Jones, U.S. stocks plunged anew on Thursday, as Apple's grim revenue guidance exerted a gravitational pull on the broader market. China is looking to push ahead with its rollout o...

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Sweet, sweet sorrow: Police mourn after Krispy Kreme truck fire

Sweet, sweet sorrow: Police mourn after Krispy Kreme truck fire

That tweet was posted Monday afternoon. The University of Kentucky Police Department chimed in with a message of support. But at least the local police department found some humour in the incident...

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Xi tells Trump cooperation best for both countries

Xi tells Trump cooperation best for both countries

LOUSY YEAR: The S&P 500 index, the market's main benchmark, is on track for a loss of 6.5 per cent this year, or 5.2 per cent once dividends are included. "The global equity markets need a strong Chi...

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Computer virus freezes South Florida Sun Sentinel

Computer virus freezes South Florida Sun Sentinel

A source told the Times the source of the attack was a " foreign entity ". Most San Diego Union-Tribune subscribers were without a newspaper on Saturday as the virus infected the company's bus...

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CenturyLink service disruptions continue, but ‘911 calls are completing,’ company says

CenturyLink service disruptions continue, but ‘911 calls are completing,’ company says

In Greeley, Colorado , the Weld County Regional Communication Center on Friday said 911 calls were being dropped, but callers should keep trying and emergency dispatchers would try to call back. The ...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower as sellers return

Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower as sellers return

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 249.39 points, or 1.09 per cent, at the open to 22,629.06. To say that USA stocks trading has been odd this week seems like an understatement. Bond prices f...

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Fed chairman Powell's job '100 pct' safe: Trump adviser

Fed chairman Powell's job '100 pct' safe: Trump adviser

Trump said he remained confident in American firms, and indicated investors should not fear the markets. Jake Dollarhide, CEO of Longbow Asset Management, said the Treasury and the Fed do not want t...

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Fostoria's Kmart closing in March

Fostoria's Kmart closing in March

The company filed for bankruptcy in October after it was announced it owed $5 billion to creditors . And it comes as it's lacking support from many vendors who have been reluctant to work with Sear...

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New York City skyline turns bright blue after transformer explosion

New York City skyline turns bright blue after transformer explosion

Police say the fire at the transformer in Queens is under control and no one was hurt. Con Edison also confirmed that a fire had broken out at their facility. A spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

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Elon Musk Gives Tesla Buyers Generous Christmas Gift

Elon Musk Gives Tesla Buyers Generous Christmas Gift

Elon Musk has saidthat 2020 is a likely target for production, but hasn't announced if that will happen at the Gigafactory in Nevada, or at the Gigafactory that Tesla is just breaking ground on outsi...

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Oil prices have yet to recover from losses

Oil prices have yet to recover from losses

The West Texas Intermediate for February delivery rose 3.69 US dollars to settle at 46.22 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for February delivery increased ...

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Christmas night Mega Millions numbers

Christmas night Mega Millions numbers

Lots of people across the country will be wishing for a big Christmas present this year, to win the Mega Millions Drawing. Only four drawings have been held on Christmas Day since the game was start...

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USA stock markets flirt with end of historic rise

USA stock markets flirt with end of historic rise

Small said markets are effectively acting like they're in a bear market situation even though there's no signs of a recession. Trump has largely laid the blame for economic headwinds on the Fed, o...

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Stores stay open for last-minute shoppers on Christmas Eve

Stores stay open for last-minute shoppers on Christmas Eve

Walgreens: Walgreens that are usually open 24/7 will be open all day on Christmas while Walgreens locations with limited hours will be open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Those willing to take their Christmas s...

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Putin issues ominous warning on rising nuclear war threat

Putin issues ominous warning on rising nuclear war threat

Peskov was asked to comment on Russian President Vladimir Putin's statement about the possibility of a nuclear war following the USA withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Tre...

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Stocks plunge again as slowdown fears worsen; Dow sinks another 464 points

Stocks plunge again as slowdown fears worsen; Dow sinks another 464 points

Interest rates have increased seven times since President Donald Trump took office. As gold bugs, we must recognize that the world's central bankers play important role in determining the future...

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House passes spending bill with $5 billion for Trump's border wall

House passes spending bill with $5 billion for Trump's border wall

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, argued that Republicans were giving Democrats a "gift" by delaying rather than fighting to fund the border wall now ...

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London's Gatwick Airport suspends all flights on drone report

London's Gatwick Airport suspends all flights on drone report

Flights were grounded and inbound planes were diverted elsewhere. Gatwick has warned that disruptions could continue into Thursday. Ms Jaworska said it was "strange" that two drones had led to the...

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Facebook offered users privacy wall, then let tech giants around it

Facebook offered users privacy wall, then let tech giants around it

But Facebook has, unsurprisingly, jumped on the defensive, insisting that everything is above board and that users had in fact given consent to data sharing. But the Times report raises questions ab...

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CA farm linked to E. coli outbreak recalls cauliflower, lettuce

CA farm linked to E. coli outbreak recalls cauliflower, lettuce

A California farm has issued a recall of cauliflower that was distributed to wholesalers to states across the country, including Arizona, over possible E. According to a report by CBC the Canadia...

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Marshall responds to Farm Bill passing

Marshall responds to Farm Bill passing

The provision had been included in the House version of the measure with support from President Donald Trump. Furthermore, this confusion has kept some investors (many in the US) on the sidelines. We ...

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