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Microsoft Xbox One X: Should you upgrade?

There's only one way to play original Xbox games and it's with the ugly behemoth of a controller that the original Xbox came with. At around £100 more than the PS4 Pro , some feel the price of the Xbox One X is too high, but this price will still not make a profit for Microsoft.

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Bank of America Corporation

The stock declined 0.72% or $0.17 reaching $23.59 per share. About 58,355 shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 31.45% since June 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Atlantic Securities given on Wednesday, December 21. Among 21 analysts covering Finish Line ( NASDAQ:FINL ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold.

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Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign

According to the Post , a bevy of high-ranking officials including Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett have all agreed to be interviewed. At a separate hearing Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein declared he'd seen no basis for dismissing Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director he appointed as special counsel after Sessions' recusal.

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Neighbors describe Virginia Shooter James Hodgkinson as isolated, reckless

The case was ultimately dismissed. Hodgkinson was still in IL as recently as March, when the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department responded to a "shots fired" call and found Hodgkinson shooting a hunting rifle. That's exactly what law enforcement is investigating now. Authorities later confirmed at a press conference that the suspect is in custody. Tim Slater , the special agent in charge of the case, said Wednesday morning that the bureau is "exploring all angles" but could not ...

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Rape victim sues Uber, claiming it wrongly obtained her medical records

In a complaint filed Thursday in California , Doe is suing Uber as well as cofounder Travis Kalanick and former executives Emil Michael and Eric Alexander for intrusion into private affairs, publicly disclosing private facts and defamation.

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Dow rises to record as tech stocks recover

If the FOMC meeting minutes indicate a bullish stance on USA economic growth, this could drive dollar demand and cause a rally on the Dow Jones , NASDAQ composite index , S&P 500 index and the New York Stock Exchange. The chairwoman is expected to push back hard on the market's skepticism about the need for another rate hike this year. "It's a Fed day and the markets will likely not blink an eye as the FOMC raises rates by 25 basis points", said Peter Cardillo , chief ...

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Theresa May continues talks with DUP to prop up British government

Prior to the election, May had said that the United Kingdom would be leaving the single market and the customs union and she repeatedly insisted that "no deal is better than a bad deal". Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland, such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, have objected. " I am concerned about the deal, I am wary about it, I am dubious about it, both for peace process reasons, and for other reasons as well ".

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United Kingdom retail sales fall more than expected in May

They come a day after separate figures showed inflation - which has been increasing since Britain voted on 23 June last year to leave the European Union - running at a near four-year high of 2.9% in May. Retirement Advantage says Brits will continue to feel the squeeze of rising inflation , with United Kingdom households having to find an additional £21.7 billion this year if they are to maintain last year's standard of living.

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Nestle may put US candy business on the block

Although the U.S.is the Swiss company's largest market, confectionery products only represent about 3% of Nestle's sales. Nestle is mulling over a potential sale of its USA confectionery business. The maker of Cailler, the brand that invented milk chocolate, is taking an initial step away from the industry after its confectionery sales declined for a fourth year in 2016.

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US factory output fell 0.4 pct. in May as car sales slump

Production of durable goods fell 0.8%, while nondurables both edged up 0.1% during the month. Manufacturing output fell 0.4% in May after a revised 1.1% increase in April. Output in the mining sector is still 10% below its December 2014 peak. Utilities output also rose by 0.4 percent in May following a 0.7 percent increase in the previous month.

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US House passes bill to roll back finance regulations

Congratulations to Jeb Hensarling & Republicans on successful House vote to repeal major parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law. "As I held roundtables across West Virginia, I heard from small business owners and job creators that Obama-era regulations make it harder for community banks to make loans to small businesses", Mooney said .

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Dealership's response to panhandler goes viral

Per the report , a duo of men, described as father and son, stand on the side of the road with signs saying, "Homeless, please help". "We offered him a full time job at $10.00/HR", the sign reads. "At first, you feel bad for them", a driver said. "It's a scam", Brighton resident Dan Golem said. "But then it's day after day, week after week". Police were called Tuesday.

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Greece to get 'more clarity' about debt deal

The issue of debt relief for Greece has sharply divided its worldwide creditors, the European Union and the global Monetary Fund, for months in the latest round of talks. "I am quite optimistic that we will find a common solution but I can not announce the result of our negotiations today before the meeting has started".

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TDP MP Diwakar Reddy misses flight, throws tantrum at Vizag airport

In an official statement to the media, the airlines said the MP had reported 28 minutes before the scheduled departure of the flight. However, no such information was provided to the IndiGo staff on Thursday. Reddy had earlier in October previous year created ruckus at Vijaywada Airport when he had arrived late to catch an Air India flight. Meanwhile, latest reports have it that Indigo airlines has put Diwakar on its "No Fly List".

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Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, plunge in oil prices

By the end of 2018, with inflation projected to be very close to the 2% target, and with the economy predicted to be at or above full employment, the Fed foresees a fed funds rate of about 2.0%, consistent with PIMCO's New Neutral thesis.

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Fed raises interest rates

TOKYO (AP ) - Shares fell in Asia on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates , as expected. A slide in technology stocks weighed on the Nasdaq and S&P 500 as investors anxious about the pace of economic growth after the rate increase and weaker-than-expected inflation data.

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Kroger shares plunge 18 percent as grocery sales tumble

June 15 USA supermarket operator Kroger Co's on Thursday reported a 56.5 percent decline in quarterly profit, hurt by costs related to pension plans and as it offered voluntary retirement to some employees. Sales were $36.3 billion, up from $34.6 billion previous year and ahead of the $35.6 billion FactSet consensus. The recent merger with ModernHEALTH contributed to sales growth, Kroger noted.

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Tony Awards Shine on New Stars

Kevin SpaceyKevin Spacey pulled double duty as host and performer at the 71st annual Tony Awards . In one of the night's big surprises, Rebecca Taichman , who helped conceive of Indecent while she was a graduate student, won the Tony for best direction of a play.

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London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if any more survivors

The fire has been burning for more than three hours and stretches from the second to the 27th floor of the building. Cotton said structural surveyors and urban search and rescue specialists would inspect the building on Thursday and once it was declared safe a full search would take place.

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Boom! 10% of U.S. electricity from wind and solar in March

Wind energy has become a major driver for a sustainable energy future and, with over 500 GW of capacity installed worldwide, it is a leading source of new power generation globally. In addition to Iowa , wind and solar provided at least 20% of 2016 electricity generation in six other states. "Based on seasonal patterns in recent years, electricity generation from wind and solar will probably exceed 10 percent of total United States generation again in April 2017, then fall to less ...

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How Analysts Feel About Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)?

Deutsche Bank maintained Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) on Thursday, November 19 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, June 9. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Since January 11, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $50,570 activity. 236 shares valued at $10,049 were sold by PONTARELLI THOMAS on Tuesday, February 7.

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At least 17 dead in London tower block fire

A baby thrown from the window of a blazing high-rise apartment building in London early Wednesday fell at least nine floors before being caught by a bystander, according to a witness. Meanwhile, community centres in London have been overwhelmed by the number of donations flooding in for those left homeless by the fire. "Crews have been working in extremely challenging and hard conditions to rescue people and bring this major fire under control", Cotton told reporters.

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Amazon Dash Wand debuts with Alexa, lets you easily shop from site

Amazon touts the Dash Wand is good for getting recipes on the fly, ordering food from services like Dominos, and asking about the latest deals. It won't, however, play music. The Dash Wand also comes with a circular hook at the top and a magnetic back, which will enable you to keep this device handy at all time. If that wasn't enough of an incentive to pick one up, Amazon is also including 90 days of AmazonFresh for free if you're a Prime member.

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Short Interest Trends in Whiting Petroleum Stock

The Hillsdale Investment Management Inc holds 39,700 shares with $1.25 million value, up from 19,600 last quarter. Moreover, Natixis has 0.02% invested in T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS). As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Underperform" rating by CLSA given on Monday, August 10. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 12 by Morgan Stanley.

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Heathrow passengers flying without luggage

Travellers had used social media to vent their anger, with one user Tariq Panja showing pictures of luggage piled up with the caption "another day another Heathrow baggage fiasco". Heathrow said the problem had now been fixed and apologised. 'We are now investigating the issue. BA is telling passengers: "We are very sorry for the difficulties the failure of the Heathrow baggage systems is causing customers and we will be working as hard as we can to reunite those customers with their ...

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US Federal Reserve raises interest rates by quarter percentage point

The Federal Reserve raised its short-term rate a quarter of a percent, to a range between one and 1.25 percent. 2017 inflation is now expected to be 1.6%, short of the Fed's 2% target, and 30 basis points less than the 1.9% inflation rate projected in the committee's March 2017 statement.

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Emotions raw for Cavs in locker room after loss, Tyronn Lue says

He did it all for these moments, several of them really , building all season and throughout the night of Game 4. "And as the fourth quarter started to happen, a lot of shots and layups that I normally make, they just weren't falling". A decision has not yet been announced , but Curry has made his feelings clear. While Warriors fans were gearing up for the teams victory parade, on Wednesday some team members discussed another possible celebration that made the news earlier this week.

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Dollar bounces back from 7-month lows after strong Fed statement

Furthermore, the Energy Information Administration reported a surprising build in gasoline inventories last week, suggesting demand for the summer driving season may not meet expectations as consumers trim spending. YUKI NOGUCHI, BYLINE: Today marked the fourth time the Fed has raised interest rates since December of 2015 when it deemed the economy finally healthy enough to withstand an interest rate higher than near-zero.

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Trump Jr. tweet links VA shooting to 'Julius Caesar' play

Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues". The younger Trump also retweeted a post on reports that the the gunman had asked Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) about the party affiliation of the lawmakers who were at the field who were practicing for Thursday's annual congressional baseball game.

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Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead

Ian Kernohan, senior economist at Royal London Asset Management , said: 'The Fed made little changes in the language or projections for further interest rate hikes . Property developers led the decline in Hong Kong . In the banking space, ANZ Banking, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac are lower in a range of 0.2 percent to 1.4 percent.

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US Added 138000 Jobs in May, Unemployment Falls to 4.3%

Economists have expected wage gains to increase as the job market got tighter, but average hourly earnings increased just four cents in May to $26.22. Manufacturers let go of 1,000 workers. Almost 80,000 retail jobs have been lost since February, according to the latest figures, and a dozen chains have announced closing or bankruptcy , including Rue21, BCBGMaxAzria, Payless, Wet Seal and H.H.Gregg.

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Andrew Briggs Acquires 28 Shares of Aviva plc (AV) Stock

Among 8 analysts covering 3i Group PLC (LON:III), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. The stock of Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Peel Hunt. Like Mitie, Capita's 15% share price leap came after the group's AGM statement and trading update showed no new bad news after a turbulent past year for the firm which is one of the largest private sector employers in UK.

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Matthew Gregory Sells 42164 Shares of FirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock

It has a 76.04 P/E ratio. The Firm owns the boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal brands. 1054531 shares were traded during the last trading session. On Tuesday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold". Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.64, from 2.22 in 2016Q3.

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Anti-Igbo threat: Osinbajo to meet Igbo elders today

The Federal government has assured Nigerians that it will take very seriously any attempt to cause violence or disrupt peace in the country. He stated: "Let there be no doubt whatsoever of the resolve of government to ensure that no one will be allowed to get away with making speeches that can cause division or violence".

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Fed raises rates and unveils cuts in sign of confidence

The Committee now expects to begin implementing of a balance sheet normalisation program this year, provided that the economy evolves broadly as anticipated. Unemployment has already reached a 16-year low of 4.3 percent. The dollar nursed losses on Thursday, after weak United States inflation data left investors wondering if the Federal Reserve would be able to follow up its latest rate hike with another later this year.


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