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Fired author of controversial Google memo breaks his silence

Damore said that he filed the complaint before he was sacked, and that firing someone because of a labor complaint is against the law. The letter, sent Tuesday, was signed by Democratic Reps. The memo says biological differences between men and women may explain why women are not equally represented in the technology industry. "I chose to create the document to clarify my thoughts".

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Tech companies lead broad slide in USA stocks; oil rises

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 63.37 points, or 0.29 per cent, to 22,021.97. Investors were more forgiving of challenges facing Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors , which are trying to recapture shoppers' attention in a retail industry challenged by e-commerce and bargain-hunting.

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Fearing nuclear winter, investors bought Swiss francs

Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that one of his first orders as president was to "renovate and modernize" the nuclear arsenal. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said yesterday North Korea posed no "immediate threat" and that "Americans should sleep well at night, have no concerns about this particular rhetoric of the last few days".

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Shore Capital Reiterates Hold Rating for Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH)

Coca Cola Co now has $194.46B valuation. The stock declined 0.13% or $0.02 reaching $15.5 on the news. About 107,412 shares traded. Shares of Coca-Cola Company (KO) traded down 0.02% during trading on Friday, hitting $45.59. Investors sentiment increased to 0.5 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. With 10.77 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their KO's short positions.

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Flipkart fund investor now become the largest shareholder in firm

The deal comes just 10 days after SoftBank's attempts to forge a deal between Flipkart and its smaller rival Snapdeal fell apart following months of negotiations. The funding round further solidifies Flipkart's balance sheet and will help accelerate investment in driving continued market leadership. Earlier, Softbank Group wrote-off $ 1 billion on valuation of its stake in Snapdeal , indicating why it was desperate to exit the investment and switch its holding in the struggling ...

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Equity indices fall for 4th day; auto, healthcare stocks slump

The BSE Sensex was trading 138 points lower at 31,660 while the broad-based index Nifty was down 50 points to 9,857. Disappointing quarterly results from Tata Motors also weighed on markets. On the currency front, the rupee weakened by 25 paise to close at 64.08-09 to a USA dollar from its previous close at 63.83-84. Major Sensex losers were: Tata Motors (DVR), down 9.26 per cent at Rs 219.90; Tata Motors, down 8.60 per cent at Rs 380.90; Dr.

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Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) Stake Increased by Norges Bank

Ralph Lauren Corporation's dividend payout ratio is -163.93%. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 58.45% of the company's stock. Intellectus Partners LLC increased its stake in Ralph Lauren Corporation by 18.2% in the first quarter.

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Toshiba shares up as delisting fears ease

Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers Aarata gave a "qualified opinion" on the results and a rare "adverse opinion" on the company's internal controls, Reuters reported, citing a filing. If the losses were recorded as per its auditor's guidance, however, the conglomerate would have posted negative net worth for two successive years, that would usually lead to a delisting from the TSE.

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Stock to Watch: Office Depot Cmn (ODP)

Wall Street is only getting neutral on the stock, with 1 of analysts who cover ODP having a buy-equivalent rating. This company has been competing with others in the Services space and offers its own combination of interesting factors Office Depot, Inc .

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Global safe-haven trades jump on escalating North Korea tensions

Nervous trading marked the 10th anniversary of the start of the financial crisis on Wednesday, after Donald Trump's warning that North Korea faced "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it continued to make threats against the US.

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Japanese Yen Benefits as Geopolitical Tensions Rise

The warning came just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump told North Korea that any threat it presented to the United States would be met with " fire and fury ". The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 0.90 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2,474.02. Gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose 0.14% to $1,281.06 a troy ounce.

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At 50, ASEAN should strive for a democratic future

But Cambodia was concerned its views weren't adequately reflected in the statement being developed, causing a delay, a diplomat said. The ministers called on the global community to implement strictly UNSC resolutions and impose additional diplomatic and economic measures to address the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) threat posed by the North Korean regime and its destabilizing behavior, and to make further efforts to urge North Korea to abandon its current threatening and provocative ...

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Walmart sorry for 'horrible' gun display

One Twitter user demanded that the retailer "explain this", while another asked, "What are you suggesting?" The sign appears to be part of an ongoing superhero-themed marketing campaign that is not related to guns. The supermarket chain sparked controversy when a Reddit user posted a picture, allegedly from within a Wal-Mart store , on a board dedicated to humor.

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Onu: approvate nuove sanzioni contro la Corea del Nord

E ancora: "Non c'è errore più grande per gli Stati Uniti che credere di essere una terra al sicuro grazie all'oceano". Il regime nordcoreano minaccia di colpire con un lancio di missili la base militare US nell'isola di Guam , nell'arcipelago delle Marianne.

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No need to panic, Guam governor says after North Korea threat

North Korean state media reported North Korea was considering a strike on Guam to contain USA bases there. Like other US territories, Guam has a sometimes complicated relationship with the USA mainland but many across the island say despite the threats and concerns they feel reassured and protected by the military - especially in times of tense, geopolitical sparring.

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CBDT highlights 25 per cent surge in filing of IT returns

The number of Income Tax returns filed by individuals has jumped to 2,79,39,803 till August 5 as against 2,22,92,864 returns filed a year ago. Direct tax collection also showed a strong growth. Archit Gupta, Founder and CEO Cleartax, said that once the income tax returns have been processed by the tax department, the taxpayer can make changes by filing a rectification request under Section 154 (1 ).

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Swiss franc, yen rise as North Korea tensions brew

Its biggest drags were Priceline and Walt Disney . "Heightened geopolitical risks overnight have seen the markets flip from risk-on to risk-off and we have to wait and see how long this move runs before adding some positions", said Viraj Patel, an FX strategist at ING in London.

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WWE Smackdown: John Cena calls out, challenges Baron Corbin

John Cena kicked off Smackdown Live Tuesday by addressing his loss to Shinsuke Nakamura before trading verbal barbs with Mr. Money in the Bank, Baron Corbin. Shortly thereafter, Flair locked in the Figure Eight for the easy win. Nakamura and Styles won when Nakamura hit Owens with the Kinshasa. SmackDown GM Daniel Bryan would make the match we all suspected would happen official.

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Crude Oil Clings To $49 As Saudis Dig In

Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose 0.2% to $52.46 a barrel. However, it is unclear how lasting the impact of the Saudi cut will have on a market plagued by underlying concerns over a global oil glut. Department of Energy inventory data tomorrow evening Asia time", said Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at futures brokerage OANDA in Singapore. "The reality is OPEC has no way of enforcing the production caps", said Gao Jian, an analyst at SCI International.

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Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) closed its previous trading session at $28.03

New Leaf Venture Partners Llc sold 18,551 shares as the company's stock rose 0.86% with the market. NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd raised its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 27.8% in the first quarter. Beat revenue estimates . The company saw revenue figures of $6.75 billion, beating our consensus estimate of $6.73 billion. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis.

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Cuomo, Delta Airlines, Magic Johnson team up for $4B LaGuardia terminal rebuild

The Delta facility is the final component of the new LaGuardia, which will provide travelers with state-of-the-art amenities and expanded public transportation, including a planned AirTrain. The price tag on the terminal is $4 billion, $3.4 billion of which will be covered by Delta-marking the largest investment in an airport facility in Delta's history.

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Where to see the rare total solar eclipse 2017 in Lancaster County

Despite the concern that their four-legged friends may suffer possible eye damage. In case you haven't heard, it's not safe to look directly at the sun. You want to make sure your glasses have an i.s.o certification. You also need to make sure the lenses aren't scratched or wrinkled. Finally, if you can't find glasses, or simply don't trust any of them, optometrists say you can make an old fashioned projector, by putting a pin hole in a piece of cardboard and watching the sun's shadow.

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Kem Cetinay and Chris Hughes' Love Island spin-off confirmed

The announcement was made on Love Island's official Twitter account on Tuesday (8 August), which revealed the lads had been "busy grafting away". With Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announcing their split, we thought we'd had enough heartbreak for 2017, but alas, here we go again.

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Intel completes acquisition of Mobileye

Level 4 autonomy means that the cars will be able to take care of themselves in most driving situations. Brian Krzanich, Intel chief executive, says "With Mobileye, Intel emerges as a leader in creating the technology foundation that the automotiv industry needs for an autonomous future".

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Donald Trump's 20 most dismissive quotes on climate change

The leak comes as it was reported by The Guardian yesterday that senior officials at the US Department of Agriculture are now instructing staff to speak about "weather extremes" instead of climate change . But even if humanity were to stop emitting greenhouse gases cold-turkey, the lingering effects would generate an additional 0.5 degree Fahrenheit in average warming, the report adds.

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Rate of people bumped from flights plummets in wake of United incident

The airline posted a bumping rate of 0.64 per 10,000 passengers during the quarter, compared with 1.07 during the same period in 2016. The video of a bumped passenger being forcibly removed sparked outrage not only against United Airlines but the industry's practice of overselling flights and telling passengers there's no seat for them.

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Trump Boasts US Nuclear Arsenal Is 'More Powerful Than Ever'

President Trump praised the sanctions on Twitter Tuesday morning saying, "after many years of failure, countries are coming together to finally address the dangers posed by North Korea". However veteran US Senator John McCain was sceptical about Mr Trump's statement, saying he was "not sure that President Trump is ready to act".

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Parsvnath, JKumar move SAT against shell company tag

Defending the move, Sebi said it took the action after receiving the list of companies from the corporate affairs ministry . Exchanges will now initiate a process of verifying the credentials of such companies and appoint an independent auditor to conduct audit of such listed companies.

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Faroe Petroleum plc (LON:FPM) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie

The target price by Berenberg Bank would suggest a potential upside of 50.75 % from the company's last price. GBX 445.67's average target is -7.59% below currents GBX 482.3 stock price. WARNING: "Faroe Petroleum plc (LON: FPM ) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie" was published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. As per Thursday, November 12, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse.

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Oprah Is Launching Her Own Food Brand

The first products in the O, That's Good! line will be a series of sides dishes and soups that don't use any artificial dyes or flavors, which the company says will have a "nutritious twist". In 2015, Winfrey made headlines when she bought a 10% stake in Weight Watchers for $43.2 million. The brand also contains four savory side options: Original Mashed Potatoes with cauliflower, Garlic Mashed Potatoes with cauliflower, Three Cheese Pasta with butternut squash, and Creamy Parmesan Pasta with ...

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Starbucks Unveils New Horchata Frappuccino

Horchata is a milk drink made popular in Mexico and Central America and it is spiced with cinnamon and vanilla. Think a regular Cinnamon Dolce Frappuccino, but with the nuttiness of almond milk and some horchata-inspired flare. It also includes whipped cream, cinnamon, sugar sprinkles and a swirl of caramel on top. Their version will be Starbucks' first Frappuccino on the menu without milk.

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Nalco registers Rs 129 crore profit in Q1

The lender had reported a net loss of Rs 741 crore in the same period a year ago. As a percentage of total loans, gross non-performing assets (NPAs) fell to 13.05% as compared to 13.22% in the previous quarter and 13.38% in the year-ago quarter.

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Guam residents fear attack after North Korea statements

Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the US and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important USA territory.

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Wells Fargo & Company Analysts Give Mylan NV (MYL) a $30.00 Price Target

Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp downsized its ownership by shedding 3,779 shares a decrease of 0.4% in the quarter. Moreover, Apg Asset Management Us Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US and global copyright and trademark law.

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Krispy Kreme using chocolate glaze on famous donuts for upcoming Solar Eclipse

The chocolatey switch coincides with the solar eclipse on August 21! MORE: How do they make glazed donuts? To celebrate the upcoming solar eclipse, Krispy Kreme is going dark - by turning their original glaze chocolate. There will also be a sneak preview of the doughnuts during evening "Hot Light" hours on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19 and 20. "Chocolate will have the same effect as we introduce a first-time chocolate glazing of our iconic Original Glazed Doughnut".


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