• Open Enrollment For Health Care Begins In Texas
Open Enrollment For Health Care Begins In Texas

The sign-up period has been cut from 12 to six weeks under a series of moves by the Trump Administration that also include sharply cutting the program's advertising budget. In Texas, where premiums are rising an average of 23 percent and many counties only have one or two providers, local health officials fear the price spike and lack of competitio...

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  • Twitter Bans Russia Today, Sputnik From Buying Advertising
Twitter Bans Russia Today, Sputnik From Buying Advertising

That $1.9 million includes the $274,000 in USA advertising past year that Twitter first disclosed in late September. "Sputnik has never used paid for promotion on Twitter ", the news outlet added, in a statement emailed to Fox News. "Early this year, the USA intelligence community named RT and Sputnik as implementing state-sponsored Russian ef...

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  • Hamstring injury rules Spurs hotshot Harry Kane out of Old Trafford clash
Hamstring injury rules Spurs hotshot Harry Kane out of Old Trafford clash

Manchester United (MU) will face a hard game in the 10th week of English Premier League competition as they host Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Last season, both teams won their home fixtures against each other. It would be his final appearance for United as a teenager - he turns 20 on October 31 - and if he were to score two goals aga...

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  • Alexa credited for strong sales performance by Amazon
Alexa credited for strong sales performance by Amazon

That pushed operating income, including $21 million from Whole Foods Market, down 40% to $347 million. The quarter is just further evidence that the e-commerce giant "continues transitioning to becoming more of a services company, as opposed to a retailer in the traditional sense", Cooper Smith, head of Amazon research at brand intelligence firm ...

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  • What to watch in today's Alphabet Q3 report
What to watch in today's Alphabet Q3 report

The average estimate of 17 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $8.43 per share. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $969.84 and a 200 day moving average price of $952.09. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Distribution payments increased 54 percent in the third quarter, accounting for 12 per...

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  • Amazon Will Soon Be Able to Deliver Packages INSIDE Your House
Amazon Will Soon Be Able to Deliver Packages INSIDE Your House

Perhaps we'd better start getting used to it then. Last night, I did what thousands of other exhausted mothers across America did after they tucked their children in for the eighth time: I got on my phone and ordered a ton of stuff from Amazon Prime .

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  • Billionaire wealth shatters $6tr barrier for first time
Billionaire wealth shatters $6tr barrier for first time

Additionally, the total wealth controlled by these billionaires surged by almost 18%, from $5.1 trillion to $6.0 trillion, far outpacing global stock markets that have soared into record territory, per a report by UBS Group Inc. The population of billionaires rose by 145, or about 10% in 2016, to 1,542 billionaires, according to the UBS/PwC Billi...

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  • GDP growth stronger than predicted but 'squeeze' continuing
GDP growth stronger than predicted but 'squeeze' continuing

The U.K. economy grew by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of this year, beating market estimates, and potentially boosting the chances of a rate hike by the Bank of England. "With retail sales in September falling, inflation rising to its highest level for five years and unemployment at a record low, if the MPC doesn't raise interest rates now, man...

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  • NY adds vaping to smoking ban statewide
NY adds vaping to smoking ban statewide

The New York State Court of Appeals rejected the most recent challenge to New York City's ban earlier this year, finding the inclusion of e-cigs in the law was valid. Under current law, only smoking substances containing tobacco, including cigars, cigarettes or pipes, are restricted in public places. Hannon said a pending bill would require...

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  • Fox Renewed Bill O'Reilly's Contract After $32 Million Harassment Settlement
Fox Renewed Bill O'Reilly's Contract After $32 Million Harassment Settlement

The allegations against O'Reilly included "repeated harassment, a nonconsensual sexual relationship and the sending of gay pornography and other sexually explicit material" to a longtime network analyst, according to a New York Times article published on Saturday, October 21.

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  • Congress's poll ticket offer to fiery Gujarat trio gets mixed response
Congress's poll ticket offer to fiery Gujarat trio gets mixed response

The Congress has given both Mr Patel and Mr Mevani an open invitation to join the party. Patidar movement leader Hardik Patel's key aides- Reshma and Varun Patel have joined the BJP . "Unemployment is a huge problem with lakhs of youngsters without jobs, more than 74,000 farmers are neck deep in debt, illicit liquor flows freely in the state...

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  • Consolid (NASDAQ:COKE) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
Consolid (NASDAQ:COKE) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume

Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 4.0% in the first quarter. The stock declined 0.06% or $0.29 reaching $476.5 on the news. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 3,326 shares of the company's stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 264 shares in the last quarter. The firm has "Neutral" ratin...

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  • 30 killed in two Afghan mosque blasts
30 killed in two Afghan mosque blasts

The blast occurred as worshipers gathered for prayer inside the Imam Zamam mosque at around 6.00 p.m. Ghor was among the relatively calm provinces in north-western parts of the country but the province has started to witness growing instability during the recent years as both the Taliban insurgents and ISIS loyalists attempt to expand their foo...

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  • Netflix Stock Seesaws After Third-Quarter Subscriber Beat
Netflix Stock Seesaws After Third-Quarter Subscriber Beat

The company will put the money toward a slew of new original movies , ramping up audiences worldwide, teen dramas, acquiring intellectual property and merchandise, Netflix officials said Monday. NFLX now has a profit margin of 3.60%. Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.32, compared to 0.15 reported in th...

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  • Hartley to race for Toro Rosso in Austin
Hartley to race for Toro Rosso in Austin

Secondly, Carlos Sainz Jr., who drove for Toro Rosso for most of this season, is heading to Renault in 2018, but he will actually start with the team next weekend in the United States Grand Prix as Jolyon Palmer's replacement, leaving a seat open at Toro Rosso.

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  • Equifax Takes Webpage That Reportedly Pushed Adware Offline
Equifax Takes Webpage That Reportedly Pushed Adware Offline

Just last month, Equifax revealed a security breach from May that exposed the personal details of around 145.5 million Americans and 15.2 million people from the UK. "When it becomes available or we have more information to share, we will". Abrams shared his findings with Ars Technica and demonstrated them in a video.

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  • BMW says needs local partner to accelerate Mini growth in China
BMW says needs local partner to accelerate Mini growth in China

John Zeng, managing director of LMC Automotive Shanghai, said the possible partnership might be dedicated to electric Mini cars. Ltd. said Friday that it is in talks for a joint venture to make BMW's Mini auto models in China, ending days of speculation that had sparked a rally for the Chinese company's shares.

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  • Facebook officially launches its 'Order Food' app across US
Facebook officially launches its 'Order Food' app across US

Reminding you of your friends' birthdays, showing you which of your relatives is racist, meddling in global geopolitics. truly there is nothing Facebook can't do. Alex Himel, a Facebook vice president, said that the company is just trying to make it "easier" for the users. If a restaurant offers multiple services, the app will show all of them so y...

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  • Northern Ireland weather: Warm today but storm ex-Ophelia on the way
Northern Ireland weather: Warm today but storm ex-Ophelia on the way

Hurricane Centre on Friday . The storm, which is now a Category 2, was initially not thought to be a land threat, swirling far from the American and European coastlines in the middle of the Atlantic . Hurricane Centre. Such a streak has happened before, but not since 1893, at a time when observers usually only noted intense storms which struc...

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  • What To Look For In JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Earnings
What To Look For In JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Earnings

Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was -1.8 percent. Net interest income rose to $16.68 billion in the quarter, up from $14.07 billion a year earlier. First Business Svcs Inc has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in JPMorgan Chase & Co. Baystate Wealth Management LLC now owns 7,187 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $6...

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  • Netflix is raising prices on standard and premium subscriptions
Netflix is raising prices on standard and premium subscriptions

Its most useful subscription plan will see an even larger increase in its price. "This timing coincides with what we expect will be a strong fourth quarter of 2017 content slate, which could help minimize churn", Doug Mitchelson, an analyst at UBS, said in a note to clients.

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  • GST Council Meeting Brings Relief For Exporters, Small Business
GST Council Meeting Brings Relief For Exporters, Small Business

Jaitley said input tax credit for exporters for July and August, estimated at $10 billion, would be refunded soon. Exporters were exempt from paying certain taxes on inputs under previous rules, but the new system required them to pay those taxes and then seek refunds, which takes time and has dried up cash availability.

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  • New Uber boss to hold crunch talks with TfL in licence dispute
New Uber boss to hold crunch talks with TfL in licence dispute

Looking positively to the future of the company and its investment, Uber said: " SoftBank's interest is an incredible vote of confidence in Uber's business and long-term potential, and we look forward to finalizing the investment in the coming weeks".

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  • Fidayeen attacks are increasing, Is there a shift in Kashmir militancy?
Fidayeen attacks are increasing, Is there a shift in Kashmir militancy?

He said that as the terrorists entered the BSF camp's administrative block, they were immediately surrounded by the security forces and thereafter a fierce encounter followed. The attackers breached four layers of security in the highly-protected zone which houses many of Jammu and Kashmir's Who's Who. "We think that the fidayeen were targe...

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  • Vijay Mallya arrested in London in money laundering case; secures bail immediately
Vijay Mallya arrested in London in money laundering case; secures bail immediately

Vijay Mallya beat his own record of securing bail after the high-profile arrest , on Tuesday, by securing bail in less than 30 minutes. "I have not eluded any court". However, she concurred with Mallya's defence team that there should be "nothing coming out of the woodwork" because if further evidence keeps coming in it could put the December ...

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  • Tesla blames 'bottleneck' as only 260 Model 3s produced in Q3
Tesla blames 'bottleneck' as only 260 Model 3s produced in Q3

But in its note, Tesla emphasized that there are "no fundamental issues with the Model 3 production or supply chain". Missing guidance by about 85 percent sends most companies' shares into a tailspin, but Tesla stock rose as much as 2 percent Tuesday.

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  • VW slapped with new $3bn penalty over diesel emissions scandal
VW slapped with new $3bn penalty over diesel emissions scandal

Stock prices of Volkswagen fell sharply Friday after a surprise announcement of another $3 billion charge related to the company's massive USA diesel emissions scandal . Analysts estimate that diesel scrappage in Germany could cost Volkswagen up to another EUR1.2 billion . The fix is taking longer and some cars had to be worked on a couple of...

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  • IPhone X Will Require Developers to Embrace the Notch, Apple Says
IPhone X Will Require Developers to Embrace the Notch, Apple Says

The OS puts iPhone users into a questionable state while guessing if the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity of their phone are on or off. To actually turn off Bluetooth and wifi users will need to head into the Settings app and manually turn them off, which deactivates them until 5am the next morning, or use Airplane mode.

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  • Reasons The Bond Market May Throw Another Fed Tantrum
Reasons The Bond Market May Throw Another Fed Tantrum

New economic projections released after the Fed's two-day policy meeting showed 11 of 16 officials see the "appropriate" level for the federal funds rate, the central bank's benchmark interest rate, to be in a range between 1.25 percent and 1.5 percent by the end of 2017, or 0.25 percentage points above the current level.

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  • Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman, dies
Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman, dies

At the time of her death at age 94, Bettencourt was worth about $39.5 billion , according to Forbes . There were even accusations financial manager Patrice de Maistre convinced her to make cash donations to former president Nicolas Sarkozy during his 2007 presidential campaign.

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