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Jan 20 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg urging people to call Congress over DACA

Also past year, U.S. Republican lawmakers expressed concern that Facebook was suppressing stories from conservative news sources. "There's too much sensationalism, misi...

Jan 20 2018

2 more deaths in North Dakota attributed to flu

For the season, there have been 25 elderly deaths, 12 from ages 50 to 64, three from ages 25 to 49 and two from ages 5 to 17. At this time a year ago, 14 people in the ...

Jan 19 2018

Dow closes above 26000 for first time in history

In late afternoon trading (1517 EST/0717 AEDT), tThe Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.17 per cent to 26,095.48, the S&P 500 had gained 1.03 per cent to 2,805.12 and ...

Jan 18 2018

Bank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate to 1.25%

Governor Stephen Poloz stressed during a news conference that the bank remains data dependent, although he conceded that a rate hike wasn't a "no-brainer" this time aroun...

Jan 17 2018

Seahawks announce hiring Schottenheimer, Norton, Solari

But in a statement, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said the team wasn't going to stop Norton from an opportunity to be a coordinator again, even though that opportunity d...

Jan 17 2018

Dow hits 26000 mark for first time on earnings reports

Jan 16 is a positive day so far for SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (NYSEARCA:RWR) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.79% to hit $89.5 per share. Viacom fell $1....

Jan 16 2018

Airbus draws up plans to cut A380 output to six per year

John Leahy, the company's sales director, said Airbus would stop production if its main customer, Dubai's Emirates airline, doesn't place another order. "The market is ...

Jan 16 2018

Ford plans $11 billion investment in electric vehicles by 2022

Raj Nair, Head of Ford's North American operations has admitted that such moves are "rightful" adding: "We believe man-made Carbon dioxide is contributing to climate ch...

Jan 14 2018

GM Reveals Autonomous Car With No Steering Wheel Or Pedals

Approval is needed to deploy the Cruise AV on public roads as planned in 2019 . The company declined to say where it would like to launch the fleets, which customers...

Jan 14 2018

Government in crisis talks over company that provides vital services to schools

Carillion reported a first-half pre-tax loss of £1.15bn in September, while it announced just before Christmas that its lenders had agreed to defer a test of its borrowin...

Jan 12 2018

Walmart to bump starting hourly pay up to $11

The changes will take effect starting February and affect Walmart's USA workers, and its Sam's Club, supply chain, e-commerce and Home Office hourly associates. The ann...

Jan 09 2018

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavat finally has a release date

The film, now titled as Padmavat , starring Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh will release on January 25, 2018. "If the film is released on January 25, then theatres w...

Jan 07 2018

Early morning Berkeley quake downgraded to Magnitude 4.4

The natural disaster shook for about five to 10 seconds, reported the Los Angeles Times , and an estimated 9.8 million people felt the quake. The first data from the USG...

Jan 05 2018

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels CES appearance after reportedly receiving death threats

Citing Hill sources, DigitalMusicNews was reporting that Pai's canceled appearance was prompted by multiple death threats tied to the show. Rolling back the net neu...

Jan 03 2018

Outage at Customs and Border Protection leads to long lines at airports

The disruption was not thought to be "malicious in nature", CBP said. Passengers who landed during those hours stood in long queues at the worldwide arrivals area, tryi...

Jan 02 2018

Italy's Manufacturing Growth Robust In December

The headline Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, dropped to 57.4 in December from 58.3 in November. The index is based on a 100-point index on which the 50 mark divides...

Dec 31 2017

You will now see "Recommended" posts in your main Instagram feed

It will appear after the user has watched all the posts in the feed. With the new " Recommended for You " feature, these posts will appear directly in the normal feed. It...

Dec 28 2017

Feeling lucky? Powerball lottery soars to $337 million

If a MI player win's tonight's $277 million jackpot, it would be the largest Mega Millions prize won in the state. There were 322,157 tickets sold that won at least $...

Dec 23 2017

Elon Musk promises 'major navigation overhaul' for Tesla cars in 2018

The photos were posted just hours after a picture leaked on Reddit that showed a grainy view of the vehicle being readied for its final ride. But if Musk has left any...