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Massive quake strikes Mexico, triggers tsunami

Massive quake strikes Mexico, triggers tsunami

A magnitude-8.4 quake off Mexico's southern coast is the strongest to hit the country in 100 years, President Enrique Peña Nieto has said , writes The Independent . Shaking was reported as far...

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Cabinet Reshuffle: Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Nirmala Sitharaman named Defence Minister

Cabinet Reshuffle: Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Nirmala Sitharaman named Defence Minister

He was the one who undertook power reforms during NDA-1. Bharatiya Janata Party leaders Piyush Goyal and Nitin Gadkari, who have won praise for their performance in the roads and power sectors, we...

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Japanese princess engaged to college love; wedding next year

Japanese princess engaged to college love; wedding next year

Her marriage to Kei Komuro will mean that the princess will lose her royal status; under Japanese law, female imperial family members forfeit their status upon marriage to a commoner, whereas male m...

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Brokenshire to meet with parties with hopes of a settlement failing

Brokenshire to meet with parties with hopes of a settlement failing

She told party members: "We have nothing to fear from the Irish language, nor is it any threat to the Union". Foster said that a series of "one-sided demands" by Sinn Fein had made progress impossib...

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Prince William, Kate expecting third child, Kensington Palace says

William and Kate , both 35, already have two children: Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , 2. There will soon be another Royal baby! According to the statement, Queen Elizabeth and memb...

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WWII bomb causes two cities to be evacuated

WWII bomb causes two cities to be evacuated

The evacuation area includes the central bank where $70 billion USA in gold reserves are stored. - Reuters picPolice set up cordons around the evacuation area, which covered a radius of 1.5km. An ...

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Largest US Refiner Shuts Down as Harvey Makes Second Landfall

Largest US Refiner Shuts Down as Harvey Makes Second Landfall

In fact, as the world's largest refined product exporter, disruptions in the US will be felt around the world. Western Canadian Select strengthened on Thursday, with the discount to futures shrinkin...

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Oil prices down as United States reels from Harvey

Oil prices down as United States reels from Harvey

The good news in that report was that despite Texas being the bull's eye for Harvey , the state is still among those with the lowest average price at the pump. Earlier this week, Barclays estimated...

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Job growth slumps in August, unemployment holds steady

Job growth slumps in August, unemployment holds steady

July added 189,000 jobs, as opposed to the 209,000 originally reported , while June saw gains of 210,000, instead of 231,000. An extended a run of modest labor market gains this year has produced l...

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Two years on from 'dieselgate', Volkswagen launches diesel scrappage scheme

Two years on from 'dieselgate', Volkswagen launches diesel scrappage scheme

Earlier this week Toyota announced its own scrappage scheme, with motorists offered between £2,000 and £4,000 off when trading in their old model for a new Toyota . Running until the end of the y...

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Gas Prices Rising In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey

Gas Prices Rising In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey's devastating journey in the Texas Gulf Coast has forced several oil and gas refineries to temporality shut down operations and production. AAA expects Harvey's impact to drive gas p...

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FDA issues recall of 465000 St. Jude pacemakers to patch security holes

FDA issues recall of 465000 St. Jude pacemakers to patch security holes

Shortly thereafter, St. Jude Medical announced it would sue four entities and three individuals involved in making the allegations, the FDA launched an investigation, and the Department of Homeland...

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Oil prices pulled by Harvey, North Korea

Oil prices pulled by Harvey, North Korea

USA oil prices finished Wednesday with a loss (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-pulls-back-further-as-harvey-continues-to-weigh-2017-08-30), at their lowest level in more than four weeks. The ma...

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Crosby Ammonia Plant in Danger of Exploding As Harvey Fallout Continues

Crosby Ammonia Plant in Danger of Exploding As Harvey Fallout Continues

Fire marshals instructed residents in Crosby to evacuate Tuesday as a precautionary measure since it's located within a two mile perimeter of the Arkema site. Chemical refrigeration at the plant h...

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U.S. growth in Q2 upgraded to 3%

U.S. growth in Q2 upgraded to 3%

Paul Ashworth, chief US economist at Capital Economics, said the strength in consumer spending should result in an "even stronger hand-off" for growth going into the current quarter. That was an impro...

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Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is now the new chief executive of Uber

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is now the new chief executive of Uber

A DE judge on Wednesday stayed a lawsuit brought by Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] investor Benchmark Capital against ousted Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick , handing the embattled executi...

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Amazon Cuts Prices on Groceries (and Echo Dots) at Whole Foods

Amazon Cuts Prices on Groceries (and Echo Dots) at Whole Foods

Amazon .com ( AMZN ) is giving its Prime members yet another reason to keep paying $99 per year: a customer reward program at Whole Foods Market. As of today, Amazon is officially in control of ...

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Michigan Wolverines Debut First Ever All-Maize Jordan Uniforms

Michigan Wolverines Debut First Ever All-Maize Jordan Uniforms

Meanwhile, McElwain is refusing to tell anyone who his starting quarterback will be, and last week nobody was quite sure why this was all going on. "When you guys get their roster, let me know who w...

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World badminton PV Sindhu wins the Silver Medal

World badminton PV Sindhu wins the Silver Medal

With her last point, Japan's Okuhara won the third game by22-20 and the Championship Gold by 21-19, 20-22 and 22-20. There were smashes that were buried in the net, kills that flew wide of empty court...

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Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) - KeyBanc Maintains Rating And Updates Price Target

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) - KeyBanc Maintains Rating And Updates Price Target

Moreover, Southernsun Asset Management Llc has 3.39% invested in the company for 2.00 million shares. The legal version of this news story can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/26/ulta-bea...

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FTC approves Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods

FTC approves Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods

The company plans to set up lockers for Amazon pickups at Whole Food stores , and it also plans to integrate Prime membership with the Whole Foods loyalty program. Earlier this month, Amazon sold $16...

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U.S. dollar declines after Yellen speech

U.S. dollar declines after Yellen speech

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen issued a stark warning that the next financial crisis could come at any time, staunchly defending post-recession regulatory changes that have come under political...

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Trump Called GOP Sen. About His Bill To Shield Special Counsel

Trump Called GOP Sen. About His Bill To Shield Special Counsel

Like him, I think they took increasingly thankless jobs in the Trump administration not for self-aggrandizement but rather out of concern for the national interest. And that is for Donald J. Trump to ...

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Apple eyes 3500 acre Iowa site for its new data centre

Apple eyes 3500 acre Iowa site for its new data centre

It's no coincidence so many technology firms are putting down facilities in Iowa, as the state's electricity rates are not onle some of the lowest in the country, but also free from tax, according to ...

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RBI to introduce Rs 200 notes by first week of September

RBI to introduce Rs 200 notes by first week of September

In yet another attempt to avoid the chances of an illegal trade of currency notes, the Reserve Bank of India is preparing to introduce notes of Rs 200 denominations for the first time in history. "N...

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