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Daily Mirror
The top 50 places for quality of life in the UK have been revealedHart in North East Hampshire has been crowned the UK's best place to live in an
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 minutes ago
Hart in North East Hampshire has been crowned the UK's best place to live in an annual quality of life survey. The Orkney Islands in Scotland took second place, followed by Rutland in the East Midlands, Wychavon in Worcestershire - and last year's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Tech companies lead stocks higher as tax plan advancesWall Street capped the week with broad gains, propelling the major stock indexe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Wall Street capped the week with broad gains, propelling the major stock indexes to a new set of milestones Friday. Investors welcomed signs that congressional Republicans were solidifying support for a major overhaul of the nation's tax laws ahead... Read more
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NJ Biz
Web of intrigue follows net neutrality repeal The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to repeal regulation of the inte
NJ Biz / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to repeal regulation of the internet known as net neutrality will have a significant impact on any business that uses the web, and some local businesspeople... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Procter & Gamble agrees to add activist investor to boardCINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of direc
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 7 minutes ago
CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, ending a proxy battle with the activist investor who has been seeking to shake up the consumer products giant. The announcement came after Peltz last month claimed... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Procter & Gamble agrees to add activist investor to boardCINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of direc
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 7 minutes ago
CINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, ending a proxy battle with the activist investor who has been seeking to shake up the consumer products giant. The announcement came after Peltz last month claimed... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British Airways slips to third from bottom in annual Which? airline rankingsBritish Airways has slumped closer to the foot of the table in an annual rankin
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 minutes ago
British Airways has slumped closer to the foot of the table in an annual rankings of short-haul airlines by consumer champions Which?. After a year in which the UK flag carrier suffered a crippling technical meltdown and replaced free snacks on its... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Fiscal bureau: Foxconn roads could draw $134 million from other state highway projectsIt's unclear which statewide projects would be affected, but in a memo to Assem
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 12 minutes ago
It's unclear which statewide projects would be affected, but in a memo to Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz, fiscal bureau analyst John Wilson-Tepeli explained that because the roads in Racine County were local roads when the budget was adopted... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Southerners head to Puerto Rico to volunteer for the holidaysMEMPHIS, Tenn. —Who can forget the images of the powerful punch Hurricane Maria
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 20 minutes ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. —Who can forget the images of the powerful punch Hurricane Maria left behind? A deadly humanitarian crisis for the millions living there the power grid wiped out. Now months after the hurricanes initial impact more Mid-Southerners... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How The Crypto Market Behaves - "It's A Damn Cycle, Stupid"Authored by Bruce Hunt via Hackernoon.com, Btc leads bull rally. Majority of
Zero Hedge / Posted 24 minutes ago
Authored by Bruce Hunt via Hackernoon.com, Btc leads bull rally. Majority of altcoins rally behind bitcoin and top altcoins. Btc corrects, new floor price. Drought for months to a year. Photo by @bitcoin.day (unknown source). Contact me if this... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why We Should Worry About Chinapoor analogy. japan has 125 mil people. the buildout ended in toll roads to now
Zero Hedge / Posted 24 minutes ago
poor analogy. japan has 125 mil people. the buildout ended in toll roads to nowhere. it was also the victim of a very little known financial raid by wall street. japan has very strict capital controls. it was very difficult for outsiders to invest in... Read more
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Fortune
P&G Just Appointed Activist Investor Nelson Peltz to Board Following Proxy BattleThe company’s shares were up 1% in after-market trading on Friday. Immediately
Fortune / Posted 26 minutes ago
The company’s shares were up 1% in after-market trading on Friday. Immediately after its annual meeting in mid-October, P&G said it beat Peltz by a slim margin, but a preliminary tally by an independent election inspector, released a month later,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Plant Vogtle decision nears as calls to cancel growExperts including a former member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and a fo
Savannah Morning News / Posted 27 minutes ago
Experts including a former member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and a former U.S. Justice Department antitrust attorney gave reason after reason this week why the Plant Vogtle expansion should not continue if ratepayers have to pay for all of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Bill that tightens restrictions for drinking water ‘necessary first step,' lawmaker saysGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A western Michigan lawmaker says her bill to change drink
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 28 minutes ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A western Michigan lawmaker says her bill to change drinking water standards related to a chemical once used to waterproof shoes could be the most restrictive in the nation, but calls it a necessary first step. State Rep.... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunchImages of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and independence hero Simon Bo
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 28 minutes ago
Images of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and independence hero Simon Bolivar blanket an entrance to a fashion store with a message above it doors that announce to customers they accept Panales, in the 23 de Enero neighborhood of Caracas,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Profits for Broward's two public hospital systems going opposite waysBroward County’s two publicly owned hospital systems continued to move in oppos
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 29 minutes ago
Broward County’s two publicly owned hospital systems continued to move in opposite financial directions in 2016, with net income of troubled Broward Health dropping to $15.9 million, while Memorial Healthcare posted a $226 million profit — $85... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bay Area housing crunch hits new extreme: even big-spenders can’t find homesRedfin, the real estate website, predicts the 2018 housing market will be disap
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 31 minutes ago
Redfin, the real estate website, predicts the 2018 housing market will be disappointing news for first-time buyers. SAN JOSE >> In a sign that the Bay Area’s housing shortage has reached new heights, even having a boatload of cash now may not be... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunchCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Hard cash is tough to find in Venezuela as the countr
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 32 minutes ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Hard cash is tough to find in Venezuela as the country struggles with financial hardship. So residents in the capital on Friday unveiled their own currency. The panal, which means honeycomb in Spanish, can be spent in just... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunchImages of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and independence hero Simon Bo
Sioux City Journal / Posted 37 minutes ago
Images of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and independence hero Simon Bolivar blanket an entrance to a fashion store with a message above it doors that announce to customers they accept Panales, in the 23 de Enero neighborhood of Caracas,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Procter & Gamble agrees to add activist investor to boardCINCINNATI -- Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of directors
Daily Herald / Posted 40 minutes ago
CINCINNATI -- Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, ending a proxy battle with the activist investor who has been seeking to shake up the consumer products giant. The announcement came after Peltz last month claimed to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Procter & Gamble agrees to add activist investor to boardCINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of direc
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 41 minutes ago
CINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, ending a proxy battle with the activist investor who has been seeking to shake up the consumer products giant. The announcement came after Peltz last month claimed... Read more
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Boston Globe
With interest rates low, facts don’t justify panic over national debtYou’ve heard the fearmongering. America is broke. Government debt already is me
Boston Globe / Posted 43 minutes ago
You’ve heard the fearmongering. America is broke. Government debt already is measured in tens of trillions of dollars and will soon be as big as our entire economy. To top it off, Republicans are poised to pass a tax bill that will add at least... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunchCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Hard cash is tough to find in Venezuela as the countr
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 45 minutes ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Hard cash is tough to find in Venezuela as the country struggles with financial hardship. So residents in the capital on Friday unveiled their own currency. The panal, which means honeycomb in Spanish, can be spent in just... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Procter & Gamble agrees to add activist investor to boardCINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of direc
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 45 minutes ago
CINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, ending a proxy battle with the activist investor who has been seeking to shake up the consumer products giant. The announcement came after Peltz last month claimed... Read more
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Variety
Endemol Shine Names Thomas Ferguson VP of Licensing, PartnershipsEndemol Shine North America has named Thomas Ferguson vice president of licensi
Variety / Posted 51 minutes ago
Endemol Shine North America has named Thomas Ferguson vice president of licensing and partnerships, the studio announced Friday. In his new role, Ferguson will negotiate and secure partnerships across various consumer product categories, with a focus... Read more
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New York Daily News
Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunchAn employee counts "Panales" featuring an image of the late Venezuelan Presiden
New York Daily News / Posted 52 minutes ago
An employee counts "Panales" featuring an image of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, in the 23 de Enero neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Residents of the neighborhood in cash-strapped Venezuela say they’ve found a... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
BoxLunch opens at Castleton Square Mall, helps Hoosiers with hunger reliefINDIANAPOLIS - A growing retail chain has opened its first store in central Ind
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 52 minutes ago
INDIANAPOLIS - A growing retail chain has opened its first store in central Indiana. A portion of sales at BoxLunch go to providing meals through Feeding America. The chain first opened in 2015, and will have a hundred stores by the end of 2017. The... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Community ripple affects NMU studentsMARQUETTE — In times of cold weather or financial strain it is nice to have the
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 55 minutes ago
MARQUETTE — In times of cold weather or financial strain it is nice to have the support of the community. One lending hand can lead to hundreds in Marquette’s Ripple Effect. This organization works with the help of the community to ensure that... Read more
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Breitbart
Chicken Wing Company Says NFL Anthem Protests Have Hurt SalesThe NFL anthem protests have sought to destroy much of what Americans hold dear
Breitbart / Posted 57 minutes ago
The NFL anthem protests have sought to destroy much of what Americans hold dear: pride in what our country truly stands for, and reverence for those who fought to preserve it. However, while they failed to destroy those sacred things, the protests... Read more
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Business Insider
Walmart and Amazon's long-simmering feud exploded in 2017 — and it's redefining retailIt has quickly become the biggest feud in retail — and possibly all of business
Business Insider / Posted an hour ago
It has quickly become the biggest feud in retail — and possibly all of business. With all of the new features that have been unveiled, consumers are the clear winners. No feud in business was more solidified in 2017 than the one between Amazon and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Stock market activity this weekIncreased dividends Balchem .42 from .38 Boeing 1.71 from 1.42 Centerpoint E
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
Increased dividends Balchem .42 from .38 Boeing 1.71 from 1.42 Centerpoint Energy .2775 from .2675 Cubesmart .30 from .27 Eli Lilly .5623 from .52 Franklin Resources .23 from .20 Guaranty Bancshares .14 from .13 Innovative Industrial .25 from... Read more
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