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Ice cream bars recalled due to possible listeria

Ice cream bars recalled due to possible listeria

The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes . Ice cream bars that were made in NY have been recalled amid fears that they may be contaminated with listeria , a unsafe bacteria. Li...

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Moline location closed amid nationwide shut down of Sam's Club stores

Moline location closed amid nationwide shut down of Sam's Club stores

According to the Village of Romeoville, the club will work with employees on relocation, and displaced employees can contact the Workforce Development Services of Will County at 815-727-4444. Wal-Ma...

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Circuit City plans comeback online

Circuit City plans comeback online

Shmoel made the announcement this week at CES in Las Vegas. The site will include features such as videos, virtual vignettes, search-by-photo, augmented reality and real-time tech support through vi...

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Dropbox submits confidential filing for an IPO

Dropbox submits confidential filing for an IPO

Bloomberg reported Thursday that Dropbox had filed for an IPO using the Securities and Exchange Commission's confidential reporting system, which allows Dropbox to submit its initial income statemen...

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Tesco turnaround on track as sales rise 1.9% over Christmas

Tesco turnaround on track as sales rise 1.9% over Christmas

Steve Rowe , chief executive, said: "M&S had a mixed quarter with better Christmas trading in both businesses going some way to offset a weak clothing market in October and ongoing underperformance in...

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Ripple announce partnership with money transfer giant MoneyGram

Ripple announce partnership with money transfer giant MoneyGram

The companies will also test Ripple's other products, including xVia, according to the release. Ripple claims that XRP is the most efficient digital asset for payments with transaction fees at...

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Customer returns dead Christmas tree to Costco, gets full refund

Customer returns dead Christmas tree to Costco, gets full refund

Bizarrely, the woman apparently managed to get her money back in full despite taking the battered fir back a full ten days after December 25. Indianapolis radio host Dave Smiley posted screen grab...

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Walmart raises hourly wage to $11, expands benefits

Walmart raises hourly wage to $11, expands benefits

According to the company, all of these wage and benefit changes will positively affect its 1 million-plus US hourly associates. (The company now offers six to eight weeks of partially paid maternity l...

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NYC sues oil companies over effects of fossil fuels

NYC sues oil companies over effects of fossil fuels

New York City is already implementing its over $20bn resiliency program, which aims to recover from climate change damages and prepare for future climate events by building resilience against rising ...

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Trump Says He Would Beat Oprah Winfrey if She Ran for President

Trump Says He Would Beat Oprah Winfrey if She Ran for President

But he says, "I don't think she's going to run". "I did one of her shows", Trump told reporters assembled during a meeting on immigration. Winfrey's rousing speech at the Golden Globes st...

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Toyota and Mazda team up to build a $1.6 billion United States factory

Toyota and Mazda team up to build a $1.6 billion United States factory

It produces most of the cars and trucks it sells in the U.S.at those USA plants and exports some of those cars to other markets. The new plant -in a state Trump won by 28 points in 2016 - could be...

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South Africa's Zuma Announces Inquiry Into Alleged

South Africa's Zuma Announces Inquiry Into Alleged "State Capture"

In a statement released tonight by the presidential office, the president stated that in order to investigate and take actions related to complaints and allegations about the so-called capture of the ...

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Pregnant? Pee on this Ikea ad for a discount

Pregnant? Pee on this Ikea ad for a discount

Swedish agency Åkestam Holst worked with Mercene Labs to design and create the advert, which uses similar technology to pregnancy tests . It's cool that the ad provides a free pregnancy test an...

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Theresa May plans to extend plastic bag charge and end 'throwaway culture'

Theresa May plans to extend plastic bag charge and end 'throwaway culture'

According to reports by the BBC , the move to extend the charge is expected to come as part of the government's highly-anticipated 25-year environment plan, which is expected to be published this wee...

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U.S. oil output will rise more than 10% by November 2019

U.S. oil output will rise more than 10% by November 2019

USA output will continue to rise in 2019, surpassing 11 million bpd by the end of that year, the EIA report said. The decline in crude stocks fell short of industry group the American Petroleum Ins...

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Discovery leaving Silver Spring for NY

Discovery leaving Silver Spring for NY

In a letter to employees obtained by WATE 6 On Your Side, Discovery CEO David Zaslav told employees the company was making changes to redefine the company's global real estate strategy. "Since the...

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China Officials Are Said to View Treasuries Less Attractive

China Officials Are Said to View Treasuries Less Attractive

Is this the start of a trade war? U.S. Treasuries dropped after Bloomberg reported the discussions, sending benchmark 10-year note yields to 2.58 percent, the highest since March, as of 10:45 a.m...

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Christmas sales rise triggers Sainsbury's profit boost

Christmas sales rise triggers Sainsbury's profit boost

The weaker performance is Argos is in stark contrast to a year ago when the catalogue retailer turbo-charged the group's Christmas sales with revenue growth of 3.7%. German discounter Lidl also reve...

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Anushka Sharma is coming to haunt you as 'Pari'

Anushka Sharma is coming to haunt you as 'Pari'

Anushka Sharma took to Twitter to share the latest poster of her horror film in which she is sitting with a chilling expressions while a ghost is standing right behind her, with her hands on Anushka'...

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Google engineer fired for sexist memo sues ex-employer

Google engineer fired for sexist memo sues ex-employer

The complaint itself is littered with (and includes as exhibits) screenshots of posts to social media outlets discussing activities inside and outside of work as well as internal clips from communicat...

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Berkshire Hathaway expands board; Buffett, Munger keep seats

Berkshire Hathaway expands board; Buffett, Munger keep seats

The Oracle and Charlie Munger remain in their existing positions. Buffett said the move isn't due to any looming concerns, saying he's in "remarkably good health". He is also not jumping on board wi...

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Tesla has finally begun manufacturing solar roof tiles

Tesla has finally begun manufacturing solar roof tiles

A wider rollout of the new solar product appeared to be linked to transferring production from Tesla's pilot factory in Fremont to the bigger facility in Buffalo. The company also said it has comple...

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World Bank term economic sector of Bangladesh stable

World Bank term economic sector of Bangladesh stable

The "highly synchronized" economic expansion across all regions includes solid growth in the big three advanced economies - the US, Japan and the European Union - and improvements in the important ...

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Karnataka girls 'warned' on ties with men of other faiths

Karnataka girls 'warned' on ties with men of other faiths

In her suicide note, she named five men, who harassed her and her mother by accusing the victim of hanging out with a Muslim boy, thereby creating issues of love jihad. She was also threatened for...

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The Fisker Emotion Is The Achingly Pretty EV With 24-Inch Wheels

The Fisker Emotion Is The Achingly Pretty EV With 24-Inch Wheels

Fisker said the features such as the extended driving range "will make even people sitting on the fence (about electric cars) look at it". The Fisker EMotion , which made its debut at the Consumer...

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