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It is now illegal to pay men more than women in Iceland

It is now illegal to pay men more than women in Iceland

Under legislation passed by Iceland's parliament in March 2017, employers must obtain an official pay certification from the government , or risk being fined. Actress and gender equality campaigner P...

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Mark Zuckerberg vows to fix Facebook in 2018

Mark Zuckerberg vows to fix Facebook in 2018

The policing of content on social media sites is one of the fastest-growing jobs in the technology world, and while Facebook , YouTube and Google are working to develop algorithms and artificial-inte...

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Passengers Vent About JFK Airport Delays

Passengers Vent About JFK Airport Delays

The Port Authority said there would be no worldwide arrivals for some time due to the flood, though global departure were not affected. As airlines scrambled to get operations back to normal on S...

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Ford Motor sued over alleged emissions cheating

Ford Motor sued over alleged emissions cheating

A US law firm accused Ford Motor Co of rigging its F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks with emissions-cheating devices to ensure they passed tests, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. The law...

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Amazon Buying Target This Year, Analyst Predicts

Amazon Buying Target This Year, Analyst Predicts

It would suggest Amazon believes consumers want to continue shopping in physical stores . "As for the demographic, Target's focus on mom [s] is central to Amazon's approach to win wallet shar...

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Delhi RS polls: AAP likely to announce names of candidates today

Delhi RS polls: AAP likely to announce names of candidates today

The decision was taken after a meeting of the party top decision-making body, the political affairs committee (PAC). Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claimed that Kejriwal had reached out to man...

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SCANA Corporation Stock Soars on Dominion Energy Deal

SCANA Corporation Stock Soars on Dominion Energy Deal

SCANA , parent company of South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G), has been looking for a buyer since late summer, after it and state-owned utility Santee Cooper announced they would abandon construc...

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Which Insider sold 34542 Shares Of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)?

Which Insider sold 34542 Shares Of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)?

WOOD DONALD C also sold $1.22 million worth of Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) on Thursday, September 7. Spencer M. Waxman decreased its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) by 30.83% ...

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December retail inflation grows 5.2 percent

December retail inflation grows 5.2 percent

The figures for rural and urban areas in December were 5.08% and 4.71%. Low inflation has made the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates too quickly. The rise in the inflation will l...

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Marriott website in China temporarily closed after questionnaire gaffe

Marriott website in China temporarily closed after questionnaire gaffe

The same authority said in a statement Friday that the websites for Zara and Medtronic had included Taiwan and "Republic of China (Taiwan)", respectively, in their country lists. Marriott was al...

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TCS stock slips 1% after Q3 numbers

TCS stock slips 1% after Q3 numbers

However, Infosys' Chief Operating Officer U.B. Pravin Rao said increased adoption of digital solutions and new services has helped stabilize its price realization that has been under pressure for al...

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Fiat Chrysler to invest $1bn in MI production plant

The Saltillo plant will be repurposed for production of future commercial vehicles for global distribution. This investment is in addition to the announcement made in January 2017, which committed to ...

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Mazda plant caps Alabama auto sector's successful year

Mazda plant caps Alabama auto sector's successful year

Though that final site selection has occurred in Alabama, we believe we've built a strong case for future automotive manufacturing projects to locate in Louisiana. This morning, the president tweets h...

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China Dec imports from North Korea down 81.6 pct y/y - China customs

China Dec imports from North Korea down 81.6 pct y/y - China customs

Trade between the two countries has become a sensitive issue with the United States president hitting out at what he considers unfair practices by Beijing and accusing it of killing USA jobs, at o...

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Uber used tech tool to shield data from police outside US

Uber used tech tool to shield data from police outside US

The software tool, known as Ripley, allowed staff at the company's headquarters in San Francisco to remotely log off computers at other offices, Bloomberg reported . Uber (Private:UBER) had a remote ...

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Ford says some Rangers should be parked due to air bag death

Ford says some Rangers should be parked due to air bag death

It previously reported a similar death in SC that occurred in December 2015. Takata alongside its USA entity TK Holdings Inc had filed for bankruptcy in June a year ago after it stated that it was r...

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India launches 100th satellite in space

India launches 100th satellite in space

A visibly relieved Kumar, on his final mission as the chief of the space agency, said he was happy to provide the Cartosat-2 satellite as a New Year's gift for the country. ISRO adopted an optimum se...

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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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