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J.R. Smith's wife gave birth to baby girl five months early

Her name is Dakota and she weighs one pound, ' she told the camera in the video posted to Uninterupted, the platform created by Smith's teammate Lebron James . "That's why we chose to share what we've been going through with you guys". The Smiths announced on Uninterrupted in October that they were expecting.

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Iraqi forces reach the Tigris River in Mosul

Forces of the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (ICTS) "took control of the eastern side of the 4 bridge over the Tigris River on the eastern bank", Iraq's war media cell of the Joint Operations Command said in a statement published Sunday evening.

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NFL Playoffs 2017: Wildcard Sunday Edition

In addition to the predictions by the experts at ESPN , the latest National Football League odds from Vegas Insider were also used as reference points. With a start against the Lions on Saturday night, Wilson would join JOE FLACCO (2008-12) as the only quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era to start a playoff game in each of his first five seasons beginning with his rookie year.

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Prince Harry takes Meghan Markle to Tromso in Norway for first holiday

They were told that the Northern Lights are "at their best right now". Staying with Harry's friend Inge Solheim in the town of Tromso, the couple set aside two full nights to take in the spectacular Aurora Borealis, and also undertook such excursions as whale watching, dog-sledding and some remote dinner dates.

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From 'hot-headed' boy to leading scorer, Wayne Rooney's incredible United career

However, although the England worldwide may well move on in the summer, for the meantime, it seems as if Rooney is trying to prove a point to his new Portuguese manager . It was Rooney's 249th United goal as he matched a 44-year-old record. Despite Rooney's scoring bursts, his goals have not come at the fastest rate.

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Career High Ranking for Ana Konjuh in Finals Loss

It is also the second WTA final for Davis, though she has never won a tournament. Davis got on top of her worn out foe in the second half of the match, securing the second set before marching towards victory in the third. "The feeling is indescribable, it's definitely an incredible feeling to win my first WTA title at my favourite tournament", the Florida-based Davis said in an interview.

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The 2016 National Football League playoffs viewed through win probability

The NFL playoffs finally start. That's a bad recipe to take into a road playoff game against a Texans squad that has the league's No. 1 overall defense and that plays well at home. Two of the playoff game predictions are unanimous, with the Seattle Seahawks picked to beat the Detroit Lions and the Pittsburgh Steelers favored to easily beat the Miami Dolphins .

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Sunny And Cold Today, Down To 20 Tonight

Calm wind becoming north around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. A wind chill advisory is in effect for the area until 10 a.m. Friday , with wind chill values approaching 20 below zero north of a line from Waukesha to Madison to Mineral Point, the National Weather Service said.

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Families Can Soon Use Food Stamps for Online Groceries

Online grocery still represents only a small portion of the overall at-home food category but it is growing faster due to the success of companies such as Amazon and others. For some vendors, the pilot program is pretty limited. Later that year in July, Diaz participated in a conference on Capitol Hill to address the need for technological advancements for SNAP benefit users with Ohio Rep, which eventually led to sending a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, urging his department to select ...

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Closing time for The Limited stores

But this isn't goodbye . Limited Stores, founded in 1963, was bought in 2010 by private equity firm Sun Capital Partners. In Northern Virginia, the store had locations in Pentagon City, Tysons Corner Center, Fair Oaks Mall, and Potomac Mills.

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Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) EVP Brent Woodford Sells 2000 Shares

Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC boosted its position in Walt Disney Company (The ) by 48.0% in the second quarter. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) shares now have a mean rating of 1.80 while 11 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 5 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 2 commented as "HOLD".

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The Wonderful Reason The Obamas' Swing Set Has Left The White House

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump has also bought a new home in the area with her husband Jared Kushner, where they will be a few blocks away from the Obama family. The set had belonged to President Barack Obama's daughters, Malia and Sasha, and was placed there in 2009. A source within the Obama administration tells CNN that they offered Trump and his family the swing set, but the incoming President declined.

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World Asset Management Inc Increases Stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (BUD)

Vetr cut shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $137.94 price target on the stock.in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.02 EPS. The average volume stands at 2373.65 for Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV. Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 28th.

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WiFi, Internet service in all NYC subway stations January 9

The Democratic governor announced Thursday that AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless will be present across all underground stations as of January 9. "This audit shows that New York City is moving into the future, that we can be underground but don't have to disconnect from the world", said Stringer in a press statement .

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China's Central Bank Weighs in on Bitcoin Price Rollercoaster

The PBOC said in a notice that as the cryptocurrency's price has showed abnormal fluctuations, it prompted its officials to meet representatives of Shanghai-based BTCC , one of the biggest bitcoin exchanges in the world. But as it has become more alarmed, it has started to expand the controls to individuals. They also requested BTCC to fulfil "self-inspection" according to the law.

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Highest gas prices in three years forecast for 2017

That's up 4 cents from last week. Motorists are seeing higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey. Similarly, expect the aggressive escalation that they saw for retail gasoline prices through much of December to stall out in the final week of the year, ” Gregg Laskoski, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, said.

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Long Island About to Get Walloped by Powerful Snowstorm

This will result in some blowing and drifting of snow across open areas of Eastern LI and SE CT this afternoon and evening. Individuals who will be traveling are urged to exercise extreme caution as visibility will be reduced to one-quarter mile or less throughout the late morning and afternoon.

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British Airways says flights to operate next week despite strike

Passengers affected by Heathrow flight cancellations will be notified and offered alternatives, the airline said. The dispute concerns about 4,000 staff - some 15% of BA's cabin crew - who have joined the airline since 2010 on "mixed fleet" contracts and who do not feel they are paid enough.

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Hot Stock seeking Investors: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)

Historical Quarterly Earnings: Last quarter, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. generated almost $940.61M in sales and net income of $0.41/share. (NYSE:AEO) puts the stock on today's active list. 12/01/2016 - American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. had its "mkt perform" rating reiterated by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. In the duration of 12 months American Eagle Outfitters's share price has decreased by -2.63% to 15.2 from 15.61.

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Lowered to "Buy" at Vetr Inc

Jefferies Group decreased their target price on Alexion Pharmaceuticals from $140.00 to $120.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Another insider trade includes General Counsel Moriarty (John B) who also initiated a transaction in which 1044 shares were traded on 11 Dec 2016 as "Sell".

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Theranos slashes its workforce, again - 155 people just got a pink slip

It's the second wave of layoffs for Theranos, which previously in October fired 340 workers and said it would close its testing labs. Theranos, once deemed to be worth as much as $9 billion, formed in 2003 as a cheaper, more efficient alternatives to traditional medical tests.

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on MDLZ. Tradewinds Capital Limited Company accumulated 2,172 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Principal Financial Group Inc. Berenberg is following shares of Mondelez International, Inc. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 12th.

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Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant To Close By 2021, Reports Say

A person familiar with the agreement but not authorized to speak publicly confirmed the agreement on the condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Friday. While the governor a year ago pushed for billions in state subsidies to help keep upstate nuclear plants afloat as part of the state's Clean Energy Standard, he has maintained that Indian Point poses too great a risk considering its location near New York City.

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VW reaches agreement on fix for some 2.0-liter diesels

That settlement set aside approximately $10 billion to buy back 2.0L diesels at the price the cars were worth before the scandal was made public, as well as compensate each purchaser with somewhere between $5,100 and $10,000, depending on the make and model of the vehicle.

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JPMorgan Chase & Co., Schlumberger Limited

The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is 1.57 and their mean rating for the stock is 2.27 on scale of 1-5. Historical Quarterly Earnings: Last quarter, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Vetr raised shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $70.76 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 17th.

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Has $44875000 Position in McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

Finally, Wells Fargo & Company restated a "market perform" rating on shares of McDonald's Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, October 18th. Number of analysts are eying on this stock and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $127.96 while their mean recommendation is 2.50 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

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Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): Updated Analyst Ratings

Over the past five trading sessions it is -0.82%; 2.17% for the month; -4.5% for the last quarter; 5.84% for the past six-months; and 19.1% for the last 12 months. The number of shares now owned by investors are 575.3 mln. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link .

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Judge rules Sanofi, Regeneron can not sell PCSK9 inhibitor in the US

US -based Regeneron and France-based Sanofi jointly developed the cholesterol-fighting Praluent, which works by blocking the PCSK9 protein. As it stands, Sanofi and Regeneron will be banned from "marketing, selling or manufacturing" their Praluent (alirocumab) drug in the USA in 30 days, unless they are able to successfully appeal the verdict.

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Dragonfire Consortium To Develop Laser Weapon For UK MoD

Want more updates from Gizmodo UK? Peter Cooper, from the UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, said the project "draws on innovative research into high-power lasers". "In spite of often adverse weather conditions, including heavy rain and storms, the system was able to successfully track all the targets involved in the trials", said the firm.

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Polaroid Pop sports a 20-megapixel sensor

These images are printed by the Zero Ink printer built into the camera and it also features on the Snap and Snap Touch. Users can hook up to the camera through the companion smartphone app to edit and print photos from their device, with a few filters, stickers and effects thrown in if they are looking to get creative.

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Boeing's Deliveries in 2016 Hit Target but Orders Fail to Keep Pace

The full year total was 748, with 490 737s, 137 787s and 99 777s delivered. It's hard to top a record year for airplane deliveries, and that was certainly the case for Boeing in 2016. Boeing's European rival, Airbus , will release its full year order and delivery tally on January 11. The company ended the year with a backlog of 5,715 jets, and with its 787 Dreamliner now past 500 deliveries the complex and at times over-cost program is finally moving towards profitability.

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Yahoo Finance Tweets N-Word by Mistake; Twitter Pounces

When you're in the publishing business, whether online or print, typos are an occupational hazard; we know that here as well as anyone. Yahoo Finance posted a tweet just after 11 p.m. We say this, because of a huge "Oops!" moment from the folks at Yahoo! See who else had the biggest highs and lows of 2016 as Vh1 staffers discuss in the video below.

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Nasdaq ends at record; S&P 500, Dow close lower as financials tumble

The blue-chip index struggled to pass through the psychologically important 20,000 level for weeks. The Nasdaq popped 0.6%, which was good enough for a new all-time high. For the month, the labor market added 156,000 jobs. The figures capped a year of slower but solid hiring and were the last major snapshot of the economy before President-elect Donald Trump enters the White House.

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Yuan rises on stronger midpoint, offshore yuan strength

Overnight Hibor for the offshore yuan rose to 38.3 percent on Thursday, up from 17.76 percent on Tuesday and 16.95 percent on Wednesday. "It's probably more of a response to concerns of an accelerated rate of outflow if the yuan is allowed to weaken past 7 per the dollar", UOB's currency team said in a report yesterday.

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Republicans name first targets in drive to repeal Obama regs

Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) said Republicans have made regulatory reform a priority in the new Congress. The vote came as GOP leaders said their top regulatory targets will be Obama's rules to reduce methane emissions and lessen the environmental impact of coal mining on nearby streams.


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