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Women are paid less than men: here's how to fix it

Women are paid less than men: here's how to fix it

The UK government recently launched the Gender Pay Gap database , forcing the largest companies to reveal the pay differences between male and female members of staff. Only 30 per cent of employers p...

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Stephon Clark family, Calif. lawmakers propose limits on when cops can fire

Stephon Clark family, Calif. lawmakers propose limits on when cops can fire

Assemblyman Kevin McCarty of Sacramento said the bill will modernize outdated use-of-force laws and introduce new training for state and local law enforcement agencies. This new initiative comes les...

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Sensex, Nifty surge over 1% as US-China trade war concerns ease

Sensex, Nifty surge over 1% as US-China trade war concerns ease

China announced new tariffs on 106 American products, including soyabean, automobiles, chemicals and aircraft. On Wednesday markets declined over 2% after China said it will slap fresh retaliatory t...

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Brent Crude Oil Prices Rise To $69.71pb On Crashing US Drilling

Brent Crude Oil Prices Rise To $69.71pb On Crashing US Drilling

Global equities sank after China unveiled its charges, which match the scale of proposed USA tariffs announced earlier this week and ratchets up tension in a brewing trade war between the world's tw...

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Gay people should go to hell - Folau in homophobic slur

Gay people should go to hell - Folau in homophobic slur

In the comment section, Folau was asked what God's plan is for homosexuals, to which he replied "HELL". Once, Folau posted a tweet, found below, where he stated that he would never support gay mar...

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Tokyo Trading Broker Monex Interested in Acquiring Coincheck

Tokyo Trading Broker Monex Interested in Acquiring Coincheck

Also see: Hope Ahead? According to the report, the crypto exchange - which was a victim of a cyber-attack on the 26th of January that made the exchange lost nearly $530 million worth of NEM and ha...

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Boeing (BA) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.15

Boeing (BA) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.15

BA traded up $8.38 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $330.82. About 1.51 million shares traded. The Boeing Company (BA ) received negative focus on Monday. Analysts await PepsiCo, Inc. ( ...

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Dow tumbles amid tech woes, trade tensions with China

Dow tumbles amid tech woes, trade tensions with China

Meanwhile, the S&P 500 sank 2.23 percent - re-entering correction territory and closing below its 200-day moving average for the first time since June 2016. What can we expect to see next from the ...

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CT Takes First Step Toward Offshore Wind

CT Takes First Step Toward Offshore Wind

A 2016 state law requires power companies to buy long-term contracts for at least 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind power in the next decade. Deepwater Wind built the up-and-running, 30-megawatt Bloc...

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Ford Escape safety rating

Ford Escape safety rating "poor" for new crash tests

The latest passenger safety ratings of seven small SUV's have been released and only five of them received a good rating. However, five models earned good ratings and those include the BMX One, Mit...

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Tesla raises production but falls short of Model 3 goals

Tesla raises production but falls short of Model 3 goals

Tesla says this accomplishment will highlight the fact that Model 3 production exceeds that of the Model S and Model X . Many anxious reservation holders may finally receive their Model 3s t...

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Facebook's CEO to testify before US House panel April 11

Facebook's CEO to testify before US House panel April 11

Facebook and other internet companies are preparing themselves for a sweeping new data law in the European Union that requires them to give users better control over their personal information. Facebo...

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Securities and Exchange Commission charges Indian-origin man, business associate with fraud

Securities and Exchange Commission charges Indian-origin man, business associate with fraud

In a parallel action, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY also slapped criminal charges against the duo. According to SEC's complaint , Farkas was arrested as he was preparing ...

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Sensex rises 75 points; Nifty trades at 10253

Sensex rises 75 points; Nifty trades at 10253

The Sensex is down 363.44 points or 1.1% at 33,007.19. The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE shed over 500 points from its day's high at 33,505.53 points to trade at 32,999.82...

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Masterchef UK's judges get roasted on Twitter for 'crispy' rendang elimination

Masterchef UK's judges get roasted on Twitter for 'crispy' rendang elimination

Chicken rendang is a dry curry dish where chicken is stewed in coconut milk and spices until the chicken is tender. The 48-year-old amateur chef cooked rendang chicken as part of a nasi lemak ...

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Stocks Showing A Lack Of Direction In Morning Trading

Stocks Showing A Lack Of Direction In Morning Trading

And China struck back Monday when it announced it was raising import duties on a $3 billion list of USA products including pork and apples, a move investors viewed as an escalation of trade tensions b...

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (Deluxe Edition)

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (Deluxe Edition)

While Ubisoft isn't saying too much right now, it has revealed that some of the features will be based on user-requested content, while the campaign will benefit from 'free special missions and specia...

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Amazon Eyes Stake in India's Flipkart, May Make Rival bid to Walmart

Amazon Eyes Stake in India's Flipkart, May Make Rival bid to Walmart

But Flipkart doesn't seem to interested in the offer. Flipkart has already been in talks with Walmart Inc for a stake sale of over 40 per cent, if the deal goes through it will pose a direct compe...

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The worldwide ivory trade in five shocking statistics

The worldwide ivory trade in five shocking statistics

This loophole allows dealers to claim ivory was produced before 1947, without having to present any evidence to prove it. Rarest and most important items of their type. It is estimated that every...

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Spotify Opens Door To Direct Listings Among Tech Unicorns

Spotify Opens Door To Direct Listings Among Tech Unicorns

A banner with the Spotify logo on it is seen as the company lists its stock on the New York Stock Exchange. Spotify shares opened at $165.90, up almost 26% from a reference price of $132 set by th...

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Amazon, Goop, 'Roseanne — Business Briefs

Amazon, Goop, 'Roseanne — Business Briefs

The news sent shares of Amazon plunging more than 4% during the midday trading session on Wednesday , putting the stock near correction territory and on track for its largest intraday decrease ...

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WPP boss Martin Sorrell 'unreservedly' rejects misconduct claim

WPP boss Martin Sorrell 'unreservedly' rejects misconduct claim

While the company's statement provides no detail about the alleged transgressions that triggered the probe, the investigation still comes as a shock given Sorrell's stature in the industry and his fou...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Scores One Of The Greatest Champions League Goals Ever

Cristiano Ronaldo Scores One Of The Greatest Champions League Goals Ever

Even though Cristiano Ronaldo's goal-scoring exploits never comes as a surprise to anyone in the world of football, but the Real Madrid talisman himself was amazed to found the back of the net aga...

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Santos Agrees To Discuss $10.4B Takeover Bid From US Harbour Energy

Santos Agrees To Discuss $10.4B Takeover Bid From US Harbour Energy

If accepted, the deal would provide a major windfall for Santos' mainly Australian investors, which include most super funds and, by default, most Australians with super. base. Reports revealed that...

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Silverstein Girls Basketball Team Wins Championship

Silverstein Girls Basketball Team Wins Championship

The Falcons have won at least 20 games on the diamond each of the past four campaigns, finishing 2017 at 30-12 overall. "Our seniors are the foundation of this team". At the plate, Magiera is confiden...

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