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SEC Postpones VanEck Bitcoin ETF Decision Until End of September 2018

SEC Postpones VanEck Bitcoin ETF Decision Until End of September 2018

One of the reasons for Bitcoin hitting $8,500 in recent weeks is mainly due to the anticipation of the crypto industry to the possibility of having a Bitcoin ETF. The other firms who have submitte...

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Jury Awards Terminally Ill Man $289 Million In Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Jury Awards Terminally Ill Man $289 Million In Lawsuit Against Monsanto

He was first diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma - a cancer that starts in the white blood cells - in August 2014, having previously sprayed hundreds of gallons of Roundup. Johnson's lawyers sought ...

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Ryanair strike hits 55,000 passengers across Europe

Ryanair strike hits 55,000 passengers across Europe

Another customer said she would miss work meetings and a doctor's appointment due to a cancelled flight. "For decades Ryanair has refused their employees basic labour rights most employees on the ...

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Erdogan tells Turks to buy crumbling lira as Trump turns the screws

Turkey's currency sank to record lows on Friday amid panic about the country's economic health and souring relations with the United States. The lira's plunge is one of the most serious economic...

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USA to impose sanctions on Russian Federation over attack on Skripals

USA to impose sanctions on Russian Federation over attack on Skripals

The action is aimed at punishing President Vladimir Putin's government for having "used chemical or biological weapons in violation of global law", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said i...

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NY just capped the number of Uber, Lyft vehicles

NY just capped the number of Uber, Lyft vehicles

The first such cap by any major USA city was part of a package of measures that also includes setting a minimum wage for drivers. The package of bills approved Wednesday by the New York City Cou...

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Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China

Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China

The latest charge comes after the USA said it would implement another round of tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese goods. "This is a very unreasonable practice", the Chinese commerce ministry ...

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Snap Inc., Snapchat parent company, reports Q2 2018 earnings

Snap Inc., Snapchat parent company, reports Q2 2018 earnings

Though daily average users declined from the prior period for the first time ever, the Los Angeles-based company noted that monthly users - a number it has never reported - are still growing. Analysts...

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Oil prices down despite reported draw of USA crude inventory

Oil prices down despite reported draw of USA crude inventory

Brent for October settlement traded at $73.60 on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, down 15 cents. Syncrude Canada's nameplate capacity stands for roughly 10 percent of the Canadian cru...

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Tesla board says Musk started going-private talks last week

Tesla board says Musk started going-private talks last week

Any final decision about privatizing the company would fall to existing shareholders. Elon Musk , founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, speaks at the International Space...

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Ottawa brewer not interested in tapping into buck-a-beer

Ottawa brewer not interested in tapping into buck-a-beer

Orsi told me that before any can or keg of beer is brought to market many provincial, federal and environmental taxes. "Here we have a premier that's cutting income to the very poorest amongst us as a...

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Trade War: Trump says tariffs are working

Trade War: Trump says tariffs are working

The US already imposed additional tariffs on $ 34 billion worth of Chinese goods earlier in July, and China has responded in kind. Chinese state media are reacting to U.S. Trade tensions between ...

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Barack Obama’s birthday marks 1st official Barack Obama Day

Barack Obama’s birthday marks 1st official Barack Obama Day

So, happy Barack Obama day! The "birth certificate" reference in the fake Obama tweet was also a callback to Trump's longtime promotion of the "birther" conspiracy theory, which claimed that Obama...

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Musk explains why he thinks taking Tesla private is 'best path forward'

Musk explains why he thinks taking Tesla private is 'best path forward'

And if the information in the tweet isn't true, Musk could be looking at some stock price manipulation allegations. Taking Tesla private would be an extreme albeit effective way of muting Tesla's ...

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Dead fetus found toilet on American Airlines plane at LaGuardia

Dead fetus found toilet on American Airlines plane at LaGuardia

The gruesome discovery wasn't made until early on Tuesday morning, when the out-of-service jet was parked inside an airport hangar, according to law enforcement officials. A dead fetus was found on a ...

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Elon Musk tweets he may take Tesla private

If Musk were to make good on his tweet , it is unclear from where he could secure funding to buy out Tesla's shareholders. The SEC did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Musk's t...

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Facebook asks big banks to share customer details

Facebook asks big banks to share customer details

US banks including JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo , Citigroup and US Bancorp have been asked to consider potential deals that would host bank customers on Facebook Messenger. Still, Facebook has be...

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NASCAR CEO Brian France charged with DWI in NY, police say

NASCAR CEO Brian France charged with DWI in NY, police say

The 56-year-old was held overnight and released on Monday morning, according to police in Sag Harbor Village on New York's Long Island. Police said France smelled of alcohol and slurred his word...

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps down, Ramon Laguarta to take over

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps down, Ramon Laguarta to take over

She said the shift toward healthier products required totally realigning the company's "innovation, marketing, execution and budgets" - and then changing the company's culture. In a statement, Ian Coo...

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Files Complaint Against Mahindra for Infringement

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Files Complaint Against Mahindra for Infringement

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV filed a USA trade complaint seeking to prevent Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. from importing an off-road vehicle that looks similar to its iconic Jeep . "Our ...

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