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Silicon Valley
Yahoo sold to Verizon for $4.8 billionSUNNYVALE -- Ending a storied chapter in Silicon Valley history, Verizon is the
Yahoo sold to Verizon for $4.8 billion
Silicon Valley / Posted a minute ago
SUNNYVALE -- Ending a storied chapter in Silicon Valley history, Verizon is the winning bidder for Yahoo's internet business, and will pay $4.83 billion for the core of the troubled company, the two firms confirmed Monday. The deal will be finalized... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Apple's best hope may be to hold steady as iPhone sales weakenCUPERTINO -- When Apple delivers its next business update Tuesday, there's a se
Apple's best hope may be to hold steady as iPhone sales weaken
Silicon Valley / Posted a minute ago
CUPERTINO -- When Apple delivers its next business update Tuesday, there's a sense that just hanging in there might be enough to call the last three months a success. That's saying something, especially when talking about the world's most valuable... Read more
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The Buffalo News
RE/MAX aiming to make big push into Western New York real estate marketOne of the nation’s largest real estate companies – but one with only a small f
RE/MAX aiming to make big push into Western New York real estate market
The Buffalo News / Posted a minute ago
One of the nation’s largest real estate companies – but one with only a small franchise presence locally – is hoping to make a big push in Western New York, after an acquisition by the corporate parent promises to bring more resources and attention... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Why one of the biggest concerns about Facebook's business could be overblownMorgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak thinks that concerns about Snapchat's threat
Why one of the biggest concerns about Facebook's business could be overblown
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 minutes ago
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak thinks that concerns about Snapchat's threat to Facebook are overblown. "We don't believe Snapchat is having a material impact on FB's engagement or daily active user (DAU) growth," he wrote in a note to investors... Read more
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Connecticut Post
STOCKS SLIDE: Here's what you need to knowStocks were relatively calm amid a flurry of business and political headlines o
STOCKS SLIDE: Here's what you need to know
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 minutes ago
Stocks were relatively calm amid a flurry of business and political headlines on Monday. Around noon ET, the Dow was down by 101 points, the S&P 500 was down 11 points, and the Nasdaq was down 12. As for how they finished, let's head to the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 4 of Carson city hosting rummage sale Aug. 20A rummage sale to raise money for local veterans is planned from 7:30 a.m. to 2
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 4 of Carson city hosting rummage sale Aug. 20
Nevada Appeal / Posted 3 minutes ago
A rummage sale to raise money for local veterans is planned from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 4 if Carson City is putting on the event at Veterans Hall on Second and Curry streets, across from the farmer’s... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
University to sell provost’s house on Mount Vernon CampusGW will soon sell its W Street residential property near the Mount Vernon Campu
University to sell provost’s house on Mount Vernon Campus
The GW Hatchet / Posted 4 minutes ago
GW will soon sell its W Street residential property near the Mount Vernon Campus, which most recently served as the provost’s residence, according to a University release Monday. The proceeds from the sale will fund financial aid for students in the... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
County wheat harvest coming to an endWith mostly clear skies and favorable conditions, Cheyenne County’s wheat harve
County wheat harvest coming to an end
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 5 minutes ago
With mostly clear skies and favorable conditions, Cheyenne County’s wheat harvest went by quickly this year, and was mostly finished by the weekend. This year’s harvest has been deemed a success, with overall good test weights and about average... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Our Monetary System Favors The Rich & Hurts The Poorso let's see - there is a system of government anchored on trade deals that fav
Our Monetary System Favors The Rich & Hurts The Poor
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
so let's see - there is a system of government anchored on trade deals that favor emerging markets, political correctness and central bank funding of fiscal deficits. it has resulted in a class divide amongst the bottom 90% by wealth of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US stocks tumble on sinking crude pricesAnother sharp fall in oil prices pulled down energy stocks on Wall Street on Mo
US stocks tumble on sinking crude prices
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
Another sharp fall in oil prices pulled down energy stocks on Wall Street on Monday, pushing the main US indices to a loss after last week's record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 77.79 points (0.42 per cent) from Friday's close... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
B.C. imposes foreign buyer tax on Metro real estateThe B.C. government is imposing a new 15 per cent tax on property purchased in
B.C. imposes foreign buyer tax on Metro real estate
Fernie Free Press / Posted 8 minutes ago
The B.C. government is imposing a new 15 per cent tax on property purchased in Metro Vancouver by non-Canadian citizens or residents. The tax is to take effect Aug. 2, Finance Minister Mike de Jong told the B.C. legislature Monday at a special... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US stocks tumble on sinking crude pricesNEW YORK: Another sharp fall in oil prices pulled down energy stocks on Wall St
US stocks tumble on sinking crude prices
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Another sharp fall in oil prices pulled down energy stocks on Wall Street on Monday (Jul 25), pushing the main US indices to a loss after last week's record highs. Meanwhile, Yahoo shares tumbled after Verizon announced it would buy the... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Three crews called to kitchen fireAre you getting the best medical care for you in North Somerset, or is your GP
Three crews called to kitchen fire
Weston Mercury / Posted 9 minutes ago
Are you getting the best medical care for you in North Somerset, or is your GP falling short of the mark? New NHS England survey statistics may have diagnosed the issues of doctors’ surgeries in the area – and perhaps suggested a remedy for... Read more
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Fortune
Here's Why It Looks Like Verizon Isn't Way Overpaying for YahooVerizon’s long-expected deal to buy Yahoo’s core Internet assets is winning the
Here's Why It Looks Like Verizon Isn't Way Overpaying for Yahoo
Fortune / Posted 10 minutes ago
Verizon’s long-expected deal to buy Yahoo’s core Internet assets is winning the acquiring telecom colossus lots of praise from pundits and analysts for adding “hundred of millions of eyeballs,” and affording the opportunity for major “cost... Read more
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NZCity
NZ dollar in holding pattern ahead of dataThe New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors continued to eye the upc
NZ dollar in holding pattern ahead of data
NZCity / Posted 10 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors continued to eye the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting in the hopes of a steer on when the world's biggest central bank might start raising interest rates. The kiwi traded at 69.89 US... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
No info yet on possible bidders for Columbus Castings A deadline has passed for buyers to place bids for Columbus Castings in bankr
No info yet on possible bidders for Columbus Castings
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 minutes ago
A deadline has passed for buyers to place bids for Columbus Castings in bankruptcy court, but no information was immediately available on whether, or how many, bids were submitted. The deadline... Read more
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express
BREXIT BOOM: UK business deals up by 800 PER CENT in month following EU Referendum BRITISH companies have raked in tens of billions in new deals, with an eight-
BREXIT BOOM: UK business deals up by 800 PER CENT in month following EU Referendum
express / Posted 13 minutes ago
BRITISH companies have raked in tens of billions in new deals, with an eight-fold increase in the space of one month, in a business bonanza since the UK voted to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Sen. Lankford receives Oklahoma Reserve Officers Association’s Minuteman of the Year AwardOKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO) - Senator James Lankford has received the Oklahoma Res
Sen. Lankford receives Oklahoma Reserve Officers Association’s Minuteman of the Year Award
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 minutes ago
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO) - Senator James Lankford has received the Oklahoma Reserve Officers Association’s Minuteman of the Year Award. This award is presented annually to a “citizen who has contributed most to National Security during these... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Onalaska explores PILOT ordinanceThe City of Onalaska is exploring a new plan to generate city revenue and it wo
Onalaska explores PILOT ordinance
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 13 minutes ago
The City of Onalaska is exploring a new plan to generate city revenue and it would require the city's non-profits to pay a portion of their property taxes. Currently, non-profits are not required to pay property taxes. But under this new ordinance,... Read more
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express
Pensioners invest millions into Amsterdam's notorious red-light district DUTCH pensioners are investing tens of millions of pounds in a major make-ove
Pensioners invest millions into Amsterdam's notorious red-light district
express / Posted 13 minutes ago
DUTCH pensioners are investing tens of millions of pounds in a major make-over of Amsterdam’s notorious red-light district. A brothel in Amsterdam's red light district Some... Read more
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express
Boss of America's biggest bank says result of historic EU vote could still be 'reversed' A BILLIONAIRE bank chief has caused outrage by suggesting BREXIT could still
Boss of America's biggest bank says result of historic EU vote could still be 'reversed'
express / Posted 13 minutes ago
A BILLIONAIRE bank chief has caused outrage by suggesting BREXIT could still be REVERSED. JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon said the UK could 'reverse' the Brexit... Read more
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Market Watch
Noodles & Co. CEO resigns; company predicts lower quarterly revenueNoodles & Co. NDLS, +5.18% shares fell more than 7% late Monday after news Kevi
Noodles & Co. CEO resigns; company predicts lower quarterly revenue
Market Watch / Posted 15 minutes ago
Noodles & Co. NDLS, +5.18% shares fell more than 7% late Monday after news Kevin Reddy is stepping down as CEO and chairman, effectively immediately. The company's board of directors has appointed Robert Hartnett as chairman and Dave Boennighausen,... Read more
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Market Watch
Express Scripts narrows annual guidancePharmacy-benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co. on Monday revised its pro
Express Scripts narrows annual guidance
Market Watch / Posted 15 minutes ago
Pharmacy-benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co. on Monday revised its projections for the year following mixed results for the second quarter. The St. Louis company, the largest manager of prescription-drug benefits in the U.S., now projects... Read more
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Market Watch
Canadian National Railway profit slipsCanadian National Railway Co. said Monday its second-quarter profit fell slight
Canadian National Railway profit slips
Market Watch / Posted 15 minutes ago
Canadian National Railway Co. said Monday its second-quarter profit fell slightly on lower volumes in several key shipping lines, but earnings came in ahead of analyst expectations. Canada's biggest railway, based in Montreal, said falling freight... Read more
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Market Watch
AvalonBay reports climbing profit, revenueThe company also raised full-year guidance for earnings on a per-share basis to
AvalonBay reports climbing profit, revenue
Market Watch / Posted 15 minutes ago
The company also raised full-year guidance for earnings on a per-share basis to $7.58 from $7.06 and for funds from operations to $8.36 a share from $8.32. The company backed its previously issued outlook for core FFO at $8.23 per share. Average... Read more
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Market Watch
Texas Instruments issues strong guidanceTexas Instruments Inc. said Monday that demand in the automotive, industrial an
Texas Instruments issues strong guidance
Market Watch / Posted 15 minutes ago
Texas Instruments Inc. said Monday that demand in the automotive, industrial and communications sectors helped the chip maker post revenue and profit in the upper range of its estimates and issue strong guidance for the current quarter. Shares, up... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia offering millions for flood-damaged businessesCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state is making millions of dollars in mini-grants
West Virginia offering millions for flood-damaged businesses
The Marietta Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state is making millions of dollars in mini-grants available for small businesses that were damaged by deadly floods last month. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Monday that grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
B.C. imposes foreign buyer tax on Metro real estateThe B.C. government is imposing a new 15 per cent tax on property purchased in
B.C. imposes foreign buyer tax on Metro real estate
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 16 minutes ago
The B.C. government is imposing a new 15 per cent tax on property purchased in Metro Vancouver by non-Canadian citizens or residents. The tax is to take effect Aug. 2, Finance Minister Mike de Jong told the B.C. legislature Monday at a special... Read more
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Salon.com
British Columbia proposes real estate tax on foreign buyersVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Foreign nationals buying Vancouver real esta
British Columbia proposes real estate tax on foreign buyers
Salon.com / Posted 16 minutes ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Foreign nationals buying Vancouver real estate will pay an additional property transfer tax of 15 percent under legislation proposed by the British Columbia government. Finance Minister Mike de Jong said Monday the... Read more
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The Register
Seagate to dismount and fsck its ClusterStor?Amid the looming closure of its Havant facility in the UK, Seagate has nothing
Seagate to dismount and fsck its ClusterStor?
The Register / Posted 16 minutes ago
Amid the looming closure of its Havant facility in the UK, Seagate has nothing to say about the future of ClusterStor, its HPC disk array product line that was engineered there. When we learned Seagate was planning to close its Havant site with 325... Read more
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