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WA Today
Moody's cuts UK credit rating as PM tries to ease Brexit tensionsThe UK had its credit rating cut by Moody's Investors Service, which blamed Bre
WA Today / Posted 7 minutes ago
The UK had its credit rating cut by Moody's Investors Service, which blamed Brexit, a sluggish economy and Prime Minister Theresa May's weakened political position. It lowered the UK on Friday by one notch to Aa2, the third-highest investment... Read more
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The Age
Moody's cuts UK credit rating as PM tries to ease Brexit tensionsThe UK had its credit rating cut by Moody's Investors Service, which blamed Bre
The Age / Posted 7 minutes ago
The UK had its credit rating cut by Moody's Investors Service, which blamed Brexit, a sluggish economy and Prime Minister Theresa May's weakened political position. It lowered the UK on Friday by one notch to Aa2, the third-highest investment... Read more
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Perth Now
Five worst traps for property buyersBUYING real estate is a big step, and with investment properties the complexity
Perth Now / Posted 7 minutes ago
BUYING real estate is a big step, and with investment properties the complexity can increase dramatically. Australia’s growing army of first-timers joining the ranks of two million-plus existing real estate investors can save thousands of dollars by... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Crackdown on big banks senior executive wagesTreasurer Scott Morrison is stepping up his crackdown on the big banks unveilin
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 minutes ago
Treasurer Scott Morrison is stepping up his crackdown on the big banks unveiling tough new accountability measures that will force bank bosses to defer their pay. Under a draft of Bank Executive Accountability Regime legislation banks will be forced... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zimpapers PAT up 93pct to $1m, revenue fallsListed media group, Zimpapers on Friday reported a net profit growth of 93 perc
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 minutes ago
Listed media group, Zimpapers on Friday reported a net profit growth of 93 percent to $1 million for the six months to June from $570,520 recorded in the same period last year despite a fall in revenue. Revenue dropped 4 percent to $18,3 million... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Losses in OK, Dairibord grag ZSE slowerZimbabwe Stock Exchange mainstream index shed 0,74 percent to 364,42 points on
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 minutes ago
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange mainstream index shed 0,74 percent to 364,42 points on Thursday on profit-taking in some counters, while the resources index recorded a marginal 0,05 percent gain to 98,74 points. Market capitalisation stood at $10,32 billion... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Moody's cuts UK credit rating as PM tries to ease Brexit tensionsThe UK had its credit rating cut by Moody's Investors Service, which blamed Bre
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
The UK had its credit rating cut by Moody's Investors Service, which blamed Brexit, a sluggish economy and Prime Minister Theresa May's weakened political position. It lowered the UK on Friday by one notch to Aa2, the third-highest investment... Read more
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News.com.au
Five worst traps for property buyersDavid Koch on the search for an investment property1:45 How to search for an i
News.com.au / Posted 10 minutes ago
David Koch on the search for an investment property1:45 How to search for an investment property. Investment properties can damage your finances if you don’t understand the potential traps.Source:Supplied BUYING real estate is a big step, and with... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Bricks and mortar boards: house prices increase £39,000 during degree courseHouse prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the co
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 11 minutes ago
House prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the course of a three-year degree course, analysis has found. The towns and cities in Halifax’s study have seen an average increase of 22.5% or £38,666 since 2014. Across the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Bricks and mortar boards: house prices increase £39,000 during degree courseHouse prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the co
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 minutes ago
House prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the course of a three-year degree course, analysis has found. The towns and cities in Halifax’s study have seen an average increase of 22.5% or £38,666 since 2014. Across the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Bricks and mortar boards: house prices increase £39,000 during degree courseHouse prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the co
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 minutes ago
House prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the course of a three-year degree course, analysis has found. The towns and cities in Halifax’s study have seen an average increase of 22.5% or £38,666 since 2014. Across the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Midwest Food Bank expands hurricane relief to Puerto RicoThomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch PEORIA — Midwest
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Thomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch PEORIA — Midwest Food Bank expanded its hurricane relief efforts this week in response to the devastation wreaked upon Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. Six pallets of Tender Mercies, the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Mark Hanson Warns, Housing Affordability Never Worse... By A Long-ShotThat $12,000 gap between the current price of housing and the long term "norm"
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 minutes ago
That $12,000 gap between the current price of housing and the long term "norm" is called inflation. Official inflation has been understated since 2008, and as we know, household real incomes have flatlined since the 1980s. People have been... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Illinois' Kamikaze Bondholders Cheer Massive New $6 Billion Bond Deal: "It Has Turnaround Potential"Just two days ago we wrote about how, despite a budget deal signed back in July
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 minutes ago
Just two days ago we wrote about how, despite a budget deal signed back in July that called for a massive tax hike, Illinois' unpaid payables balance had ballooned to a new all-time record high of $16,046,145,423.20 according the comptroller's office... Read more
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Northern Echo
Bricks and mortar boards: house prices increase £39,000 during degree courseThe survey, which did not include London, found the 10 university towns with th
Northern Echo / Posted 19 minutes ago
The survey, which did not include London, found the 10 university towns with the largest price growth over the last three years were all in southern England. House prices in university towns have seen an average increase of nearly £39,000 since... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Old Cornhusker football film will be returned to familyOther items to be sold at the auction include 11 Shaquille O'Neal rookie cards,
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 20 minutes ago
Other items to be sold at the auction include 11 Shaquille O'Neal rookie cards, a large number of Morgan silver dollars, a gold wristwatch valued at $1,800, a squash blossom-type necklace made in part with 150 Mercury dimes, and two 1928 gold... Read more
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Philly.com
Rutgers team wins $1 million 'Nobel Prize for students' with project in PakistanFor recent Rutgers graduate Hasan Usmani, the sight of the vast Karachi slum wa
Philly.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
For recent Rutgers graduate Hasan Usmani, the sight of the vast Karachi slum was a shock, despite his family connections and previous visits to Pakistan. The 8,000-acre Orangi Town, home to 2.5 million people, many of them refugees from Afghanistan... Read more
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The Sentinel
General election will delay start of Carlisle superintendent searchPrior to the vote, Coplen briefed the public on the highlights of the updated j
The Sentinel / Posted 21 minutes ago
Prior to the vote, Coplen briefed the public on the highlights of the updated job description. He called it a statement of board and district values and what is important to the education philosophy of the Carlisle area. Coplen added the update is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Greenpeace: PH is third worst plastic polluter of oceansA boy walks on a garbage filled creek in Manila to get his ball. Giant Western
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 minutes ago
A boy walks on a garbage filled creek in Manila to get his ball. Giant Western consumer product brands led by Nestle, Unilever and Procter & Gamble cause serious ocean pollution by packaging products sold in the Philippines in cheap and disposable... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Monday Lead Letter: Tax reform will allow Florida’s industries to roarIn the wake of the recent catastrophic storms like hurricanes Harvey and Irma,
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 minutes ago
In the wake of the recent catastrophic storms like hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is essential we continue to look at all avenues to bolster Florida’s business and economic opportunities that create a robust private market that includes fair and... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Bricks and mortar boards: house prices increase £39,000 during degree courseHouse prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the co
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 23 minutes ago
House prices in university towns surge by nearly £39,000 on average over the course of a three-year degree course, analysis has found. The towns and cities in Halifax’s study have seen an average increase of 22.5% or £38,666 since 2014. Across the... Read more
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Market Watch
Zuckerberg and investors both win in split quit, thanks to Wall Street love of FacebookMark Zuckerberg and Facebook Inc. investors got exactly what they wanted Friday
Market Watch / Posted 23 minutes ago
Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Inc. investors got exactly what they wanted Friday with the surprise news that the company dropped its controversial shareholder plan, thanks to Wall Street’s love of Facebook stock. Investors sued to stop the plan, but... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Moody's cuts UK's credit rating citing finances, BrexitNEW YORK (AP) - Moody's has downgraded its credit rating on Great Britain, citi
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 24 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Moody's has downgraded its credit rating on Great Britain, citing the country's weakening finances and the impact of its decision to exit the European Union. The agency on Friday said it was cutting its long-term debt rating on the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Families ‘desperate’ for updates as phone service is restored in Puerto RicoCHICAGO -- Many people in Chicago who haven't been able to connect with their l
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 27 minutes ago
CHICAGO -- Many people in Chicago who haven't been able to connect with their loved ones in Puerto Rico are worried and waiting as landline service is restored to some areas. Tuesday night was the last time Sam Rosado heard from his family in Puerto... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Annual Housing Production Must Triple in San DiegoIn order to keep up with housing demand in San Diego, the city must roughly tri
NBC San Diego / Posted 27 minutes ago
In order to keep up with housing demand in San Diego, the city must roughly triple its annual housing production, revealed a new report. To achieve this goal, the city would need to build about 17,000 to 24,000 additional housing units per year in... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy native worries about family in Puerto RicoTen years ago, Quincy resident, Luz Sanfeliz, moved from Puerto Rico to Quincy.
WGEM Quincy / Posted 28 minutes ago
Ten years ago, Quincy resident, Luz Sanfeliz, moved from Puerto Rico to Quincy. She said her whole family, including two daughters, still live in Puerto Rico and was there when the hurricane hit. The category 4 storm made landfall there Wednesday... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy leads indexes to mostly higher finishA listless day on Wall Street finished with U.S. stocks eking out small gains F
The Columbian / Posted 28 minutes ago
A listless day on Wall Street finished with U.S. stocks eking out small gains Friday, as strength in energy, phone and industrial companies offset losses elsewhere. Some health insurers bounced back after Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said he wouldn’t... Read more
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Business Standard India
Benami property secret informers to get reward up to Rs 1 crThe initiative is likely to be announced by next month. A senior Central Board
Business Standard India / Posted 29 minutes ago
The initiative is likely to be announced by next month. A senior Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) official who is part of the policy-making said on condition of anonymity, "An informer will get minimum Rs 15 lakh and maximum Rs 1... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI spurns investors asking for higher yieldsInvestors are asking for higher yields because they fear fiscal conditions migh
Business Standard India / Posted 29 minutes ago
Investors are asking for higher yields because they fear fiscal conditions might deteriorate and more bonds might come in. Already, state governments are expected to flood the market with extra borrowings owing to their farm debt waivers. So far,... Read more
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Reality TV World
Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin support Hurricane Maria relief effortsADVERTISEMENT Lopez, who is of Puerto Rican heritage, and Martin, who was born
Reality TV World / Posted 30 minutes ago
ADVERTISEMENT Lopez, who is of Puerto Rican heritage, and Martin, who was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, passionately entreated fans to donate to hurricane victims after Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico on Wednesday. "The devastation is beyond... Read more
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