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Pilipino Star
StartupsJERUSALEM — Two Filipinas represented the country at the annual Innovation Fest
Startups
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
JERUSALEM — Two Filipinas represented the country at the annual Innovation Festival in Tel Aviv, which ended yesterday. May Montero, 34, and her husband Kenneth Morgan Nieto launched Tambio in May 2015, making it easier and fun for people to join... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Hankering for Makati’s free movie admissionMANILA, Philippines - Want Makati’s generous free movie admission benefit for s
Hankering for Makati’s free movie admission
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines - Want Makati’s generous free movie admission benefit for senior citizens (SCs) and Persons With Disability (PWDs)? Sixty-something Myrna Malana, whose recent watchlist on her day-off includes Train to Busan and Barcelona,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines eyes $2 B investments from MexicoMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is eyeing $2 billion worth of investments
Philippines eyes $2 B investments from Mexico
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is eyeing $2 billion worth of investments from Mexico following recent meetings among ranking officials that strengthened commercial ties between both countries. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PAL, Easytrip ink partnershipMANILA, Philippines - Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Easytrip Servi
PAL, Easytrip ink partnership
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines - Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Easytrip Services Corp. (ESC) have forged a partnership to allow Easytrip subscribers to earn miles that could be converted to domestic or international flights each time they pay... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Share prices rally on OPEC dealMANILA, Philippines - Share prices rallied yesterday as investors welcomed the
Share prices rally on OPEC deal
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines - Share prices rallied yesterday as investors welcomed the decision of the Organization of Petrolem Exporting Countries (OPEC) to curb oil output. The Philippine Stock Exchange index bounced back to 7,714.86 level yesterday,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
$1.3 B hot money flees in past 3 weeksMANILA, Philippines - Close to $1.3 billion worth of foreign portfolio investme
$1.3 B hot money flees in past 3 weeks
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines - Close to $1.3 billion worth of foreign portfolio investments or ‘hot money’ were pulled out from the Philippines in the first three weeks of September amid the negative sentiment of investors. Latest data from the Bangko... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Government mulls launch of major tax amnesty next yearMANILA, Philippines - The Duterte administration is planning to launch next yea
Government mulls launch of major tax amnesty next year
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Duterte administration is planning to launch next year what could be the biggest tax amnesty program in 16 years. “We are thinking of four tax amnesty (programs),” Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III told a tax... Read more
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Connecticut Post
China, Britain, France sign pact for new UK nuclear plantSeated, from left: Jean-Bernard Levy chairman of EDF Group, Greg Clark Secretar
China, Britain, France sign pact for new UK nuclear plant
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
Seated, from left: Jean-Bernard Levy chairman of EDF Group, Greg Clark Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and He Yu chairman of CGN exchange documents, watched by, standing, from left: EDF Energy MD of Nuclear New Build... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Norwalk agency marks 100th anniversary — lately, as a family businessFor many, a fourth-generation business conjures the image of a family enterpris
Norwalk agency marks 100th anniversary — lately, as a family business
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
For many, a fourth-generation business conjures the image of a family enterprise that has withstood the ravages of time. As the John M. Glover Agency marks its 100th year in business, it has the distinction of having been owned by four people with no... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
House lawmakers continue criticism of Wells Fargo CEOWASHINGTON — Lawmakers heaped another round of criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO,
House lawmakers continue criticism of Wells Fargo CEO
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers heaped another round of criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed. Chief Executive John Stumpf,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Feds’ spending up: reportOTTAWA — The federal budget watchdog says Liberal government spending in the fi
Feds’ spending up: report
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 minutes ago
OTTAWA — The federal budget watchdog says Liberal government spending in the first three months of the fiscal year hit its highest mark in at least six years. A report today by the parliamentary budget officer says spending by the Trudeau government... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
US Economy Grew at 1.4 Percent Rate in SpringWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the sp
US Economy Grew at 1.4 Percent Rate in Spring
WDIO Duluth / Posted 8 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the spring than previously reported, aided by new-found strength in business construction. The Commerce Department says the gross domestic product, the broadest measure of the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Run Begins: Deutsche Bank Hedge Fund Clients Withdraw Excess CashDeutsche Bank concerns just went to '11' as Bloomberg reports a number of funds
The Run Begins: Deutsche Bank Hedge Fund Clients Withdraw Excess Cash
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
Deutsche Bank concerns just went to '11' as Bloomberg reports a number of funds that clear derivatives trades with Deutsche Bank AG have withdrawn some excess cash and positions held at the lender, a sign of counterparties’ mounting concerns about... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Iraq Revolts, Says "We Cannot Accept" OPEC Deal In This FormWhile historically the major conflict within OPEC in recent years had been betw
Iraq Revolts, Says "We Cannot Accept" OPEC Deal In This Form
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
While historically the major conflict within OPEC in recent years had been between Iran, whose oil production had been mothballed since 2013 as a result of the US embargo and which is now eager to regain its roughly 4mmbpd in production, and Saudi... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Feds’ spending up: reportOTTAWA — The federal budget watchdog says Liberal government spending in the fi
Feds’ spending up: report
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 8 minutes ago
OTTAWA — The federal budget watchdog says Liberal government spending in the first three months of the fiscal year hit its highest mark in at least six years. A report today by the parliamentary budget officer says spending by the Trudeau government... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wells Fargo CEO hammered over sham accounts scandalWASHINGTON: Embattled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Thursday was hammered by U
Wells Fargo CEO hammered over sham accounts scandal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: Embattled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Thursday was hammered by US lawmakers on Thursday (Sep 29), who demanded accountability and called into question his fitness to serve as the bank's chief. Stumpf offered renewed contrition in an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output dealLONDON: Asian and European stocks mostly rallied on Thursday (Sep 29) but faile
Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
LONDON: Asian and European stocks mostly rallied on Thursday (Sep 29) but failed to provide momentum to Wall Street which edged lower as traders weighed OPEC's surprise deal to limit oil output. After initially lighting a fire under oil prices,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US sharply upgrades Q2 growth to 1.4%WASHINGTON: The US economy grew faster than originally thought in the second qu
US sharply upgrades Q2 growth to 1.4%
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: The US economy grew faster than originally thought in the second quarter of this year, with Commerce Department figures released on Thursday (Sep 29) showing a 1.4 per cent annual rate. The Commerce Department's previous second-quarter... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US oil industry skeptical over OPEC dealWASHINGTON: US oil industry analysts were hopeful but still skeptical on Thursd
US oil industry skeptical over OPEC deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: US oil industry analysts were hopeful but still skeptical on Thursday (Sep 29) that OPEC would be able to boost oil prices with an agreement to limit output. After seeing the crash in oil prices force a cutback of US domestic production... Read more
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Arkansas Business
US Economy Grew at 1.4 Percent Rate in SpringThe Commerce Department said Thursday the gross domestic product, the broadest
US Economy Grew at 1.4 Percent Rate in Spring
Arkansas Business / Posted 9 minutes ago
The Commerce Department said Thursday the gross domestic product, the broadest measure of the economy, expanded at an annual pace of 1.4 percent in the April-June quarter. That is up from a previous estimate of 1.1 percent growth. Much of the upward... Read more
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Fortune
For-Profit Colleges Account for a Third of All Federal Student Loan DefaultsOver one-third of federal student loan defaults can be attributed to students a
For-Profit Colleges Account for a Third of All Federal Student Loan Defaults
Fortune / Posted 10 minutes ago
Over one-third of federal student loan defaults can be attributed to students at for-profit schools. Students at for-profit colleges accounted for 35% of defaults during the three year period starting in 2013—down from 44% two years earlier,... Read more
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Fortune
Toyota's new C-HR model won't have a diesel engine after allToyota tm has decided to drop diesel engines from its new C-HR compact in the w
Toyota's new C-HR model won't have a diesel engine after all
Fortune / Posted 10 minutes ago
Toyota tm has decided to drop diesel engines from its new C-HR compact in the wake of Volkswagen’s emissions scandal and will probably do the same for future model renewals, the carmaker’s second-ranking global executive said on Thursday. The... Read more
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Northern Echo
Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to close, says HammondLaunched in the autumn of 2013, it was described by the then government as a "l
Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to close, says Hammond
Northern Echo / Posted 11 minutes ago
Launched in the autumn of 2013, it was described by the then government as a "landmark" scheme that would get thousands of Britons on the housing ladder. It meant that buyers only needed to find a deposit of 5% of the value of their home, with a... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
AAA survey finds retail gasoline prices in Texas up 2 centsCOPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas are up 2 cents this w
AAA survey finds retail gasoline prices in Texas up 2 cents
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 minutes ago
COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas are up 2 cents this week to reach an average $1.97 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the nationwide price at the pump held steady this week at an average $2.21 per gallon. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Wells Fargo CEO faces more criticism from lawmakersWASHINGTON — Wells Fargo’s CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensat
Wells Fargo CEO faces more criticism from lawmakers
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Wells Fargo’s CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation in a scandal over sales practices, told angry lawmakers Thursday the bank is expanding its review of accounts and will evaluate executives’ roles. John Stumpf faced... Read more
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express
'Biggest bubble in HISTORY': Billionaire warns of China's housing market collapseIn Shanghai property prices are sky-high The world's second largest economy ha
'Biggest bubble in HISTORY': Billionaire warns of China's housing market collapse
express / Posted 12 minutes ago
In Shanghai property prices are sky-high The world's second largest economy has seen a decade-long property boom. But this could soon pop with devastating consequences, according to China's richest man Wang Jianlin. He believes China's problem is... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
AAA survey finds retail gasoline prices in Texas up 2 centsCOPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas are up 2 cents this w
AAA survey finds retail gasoline prices in Texas up 2 cents
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 minutes ago
COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas are up 2 cents this week to reach an average $1.97 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the nationwide price at the pump held steady this week at an average $2.21 per gallon. The... Read more
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The Irish Times
World’s largest insulin manufacturer to cut 1,000 jobsThe world’s biggest maker of insulin, Novo Nordisk, plans to trim about 1,000 j
World’s largest insulin manufacturer to cut 1,000 jobs
The Irish Times / Posted 14 minutes ago
The world’s biggest maker of insulin, Novo Nordisk, plans to trim about 1,000 jobs, or 2 per cent of its workforce, to cut costs as it faces increasing competition and resistance to high prices for diabetes products in the United States. Most cuts... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Wells Fargo CEO faces more criticism from lawmakersWells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday b
Wells Fargo CEO faces more criticism from lawmakers
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 15 minutes ago
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday before the House Financial Services Committee investigating Wells Fargo’s opening of unauthorized customer accounts. Cliff Owen — The Associated Press WASHINGTON >> Wells... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.42 percentWASHINGTON >> Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slipped this week to the lowest lev
Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.42 percent
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 15 minutes ago
WASHINGTON >> Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slipped this week to the lowest level since mid-July. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 3.42 percent, down from 3.48 percent last week. The benchmark... Read more
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