• Jeff Bezos Building 10000 Year Clock in West Texas Mountain

    Jeff Bezos Building 10000 Year Clock in West Texas Mountain

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    As the website notes: "The nearest airport is several hours away by auto", and you'll then have to traverse a foot trail around 2,000 feet above the valley floor. It will tick once a year and one of its hands will advance once a century. "Construction is under way and we're making progress every day". 'If the Clock keeps going after we are personally long dead, why not attempt other projects that require future generations to finish?' "I want the cuckoo to come out every millennium for the ...
  • AT&T Tags Set of Cities for Mobile 5G Rollout

    AT&T Tags Set of Cities for Mobile 5G Rollout

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    The company said it would announce more cities in the coming months. AT&T has confirmed three of the 12 cities that will receive its standards-based, mobile 5G network by the end of 2018: Atlanta , Dallas and Waco, TX . The company says that the commercial rollout follows multi-city trials ... AT&T claims that the equipment being rolled out to its LTE network will enable a migration to 5G.
  • Unemployment on the rise as wages continue to lag

    Unemployment on the rise as wages continue to lag

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    The number of persons registered as jobless with the Labor and Welfare administration witnessed a fall of 4,000 persons in December from September average of August - October. Hepburn added: "It can not be stressed enough that Brexit remains the single biggest threat to our economy". Scottish Labour's economy spokeswoman Jackie Baillie said: "These figures once again lay bare the extent of SNP and Tory mismanagement of our economy and their lack of an industrial strategy".
  • Amazon uses cash back benefits to entice Prime members to Whole Foods

    Amazon uses cash back benefits to entice Prime members to Whole Foods

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    Both cards already offer 5 percent and 3 percent back, respectively, on Amazon.com purchases. The card also gives 2% back at restaurants, gas stations and drugstores and 1% back on all other purchases. Amazon also like is saving money on fees for the credit cards, when customers at Whole Foods pay with one of its branded credit cards than with other cards from other companies.
  • Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

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    Those measures, which could be announced in the following weeks, are aimed at saving USA steel and aluminum producers, who have struggled to compete with a flood of cheap metals from overseas, particularly from China . Senator Pat Toomey cautioned the president to proceed cautiously under Section 232 for national security reasons, arguing that US defense needs account for only about 3 percent of domestic steel consumption.
  • Chinese woman climbs into X-ray machine for this freaky reason

    Chinese woman climbs into X-ray machine for this freaky reason

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    I can see them thinking. In footage taken from a surveillance camera and shown on Pearvideo.com on Tuesday, the unidentified woman is seen approaching the security checkpoint and loading her luggage onto the scanner's conveyor belt. Fine by her, but she followed, crawling into the machine with her handbag. The video shows woman's silhouette inside the machine and her climbing off the machine once the checking was done.
  • Southwest runs out of plane de-icer, cancels 220 flights from Midway

    Southwest runs out of plane de-icer, cancels 220 flights from Midway

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    After a weekend of heavy snow in Chicago, Southwest Airlines ran out of de-icing fluid at Midway Airport and cancelled more than 220 flights from the airport on Sunday. The carrier had cancelled six Midway departures as of mid-morning on Monday, according to FlightAware. Orange County fire officials said the decision to evacuate the aircraft was made out of an abundance of caution.
  • Sterling rises after United Kingdom inflation beats expectations

    Sterling rises after United Kingdom inflation beats expectations

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    Industrial output growth in December slowed to 7.1 per cent from a 25-month high growth of 8.8 per cent last month, data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Monday showed. The 12-month rate of core inflation was also flat at 1.8%. This hawkish interpretation/turn was inspired by Carney himself, saying at a press conference after the last MPC meeting: "It will likely be necessary to raise interest rates to a limited degree in a gradual process, but somewhat earlier and to a ...
  • Syria condemns 'US massacre' after strikes kill 100 pro-regime fighters

    Syria condemns 'US massacre' after strikes kill 100 pro-regime fighters

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    CNN initially reported that more than 100 pro-regime fighters were killed in the coalition counter-attack, but Veale said there is no estimate of enemy casualties at this time. And while the USA -led coalition mission hasn't changed and ISIS is on the run, work remains to be done, she said. The U.S. -led coalition responded with "AC-130 gunships, F-15s, F-22s, Army Apache helicopter gunships and Marine Corps artillery", according to Fox News reporter Lucas Tomlinson .
  • FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) To Report Earnings

    FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) To Report Earnings

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    Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE ) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, January 16th. The firm's revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. FireEye, Inc . disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Codd Ronald E F has sold 6,767 shares of FireEye, Inc .
  • Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Gets Snorkel So It Doesn't Choke on Sand

    Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Gets Snorkel So It Doesn't Choke on Sand

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    There's also other rugged off-road equipment. Toyota is throwing the catalog at the 2019 Tacoma TRD Pro to keep fans interested in the ultimate off-road truck as the Chevy Colorado ZR2 grabs attention. The 2019 TRD Pro series will be available in fall of 2018, and each vehicle will be offered in three colors that include Super White, Midnight Black Metallic or Voodoo Blue (a TRD Pro exclusive).
  • Canada Prime Minster Justin Trudeau says 'peoplekind' remark a 'dumb joke'

    Canada Prime Minster Justin Trudeau says 'peoplekind' remark a 'dumb joke'

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    In the audience was a group of Midwest students and officials, some of whom are skeptical that trade would help them. Trudeau said Wednesday he made a "dumb joke" and says he shouldn't make jokes even when he thinks they are amusing. Among his desires for the agreement are requiring that more auto production be made-in-America, and shifting more government contracts to U.S. companies.
  • Acadia Realty Trust's (NYSE:AKR) Sentiment is 0.99

    Acadia Realty Trust's (NYSE:AKR) Sentiment is 0.99

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    The company has market cap of $2.94 billion. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 0.84. Moving averages may be used by investors and traders to shed some light on trading patterns for a specific stock.
  • Theme park revenue key to Disney topping forecasts

    Theme park revenue key to Disney topping forecasts

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    The analyst believes it was "somewhat expected", so he remains unfazed that Studio revenue of $2.50 billion and Consumer/Interactive of $1.45 billion came up a bit short of consensus expectations. Subscribers would have access to even more live sports not available on ESPN linear networks that also include boxing, golf, rugby and cricket. In the past few months, though, Disney has been more talkative.
  • Elon Musk's Tesla announces biggest quarterly loss ever

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    The company should get out of production hell soon, he said. One quarter later, Musk says the company is "still a few levels deeper (in hell) than we'd like to be", but was on track to deliver 2500 vehicles by the end of March, and 5,000 by the end of Q2.
  • Los Angeles tops global congestion ranking for sixth straight year

    Los Angeles tops global congestion ranking for sixth straight year

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    Traffic in Miami is bad not just compared to other USA cities, but compared to every city on earth. And when it comes to nighttime travel, Los Angeles city streets ranked better than those of 35 other cities. Los Angeles has the worst traffic congestion in the world for the sixth straight year, according to the 11th annual report from INRIX, the connected auto and transportation analytics company.
  • Pentagon acknowledges Russian Federation is developing a 'doomsday' nuclear-armed torpedo

    Pentagon acknowledges Russian Federation is developing a 'doomsday' nuclear-armed torpedo

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    At the same time, the Pentagon noted that they do not rule out the use of nuclear weapons if the USA is attacked by using conventional weapons. Defense Secretary James Mattis said: "What we have is a nuclear deterrent, so keep those two words always together and then look at the efforts to push forward on nonproliferation and arms control, and you have to do that when you're in a position of persuasion not of hope".
  • Russian fighter jet 'SHOT DOWN by rebels in Sarqeb', pilot reported DEAD

    Russian fighter jet 'SHOT DOWN by rebels in Sarqeb', pilot reported DEAD

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    The Defense Ministry revealed that according to preliminary information as to the possible cause of the downing, the plane may have been shot down by a man-portable air-defense system (MANPAD). A video circulating on social media shows a lifeless body of a man, his face stained with blood, as bearded gunmen stand around him. The army confirmed new gains on Saturday, saying it had seized a string of villages from al Qaeda fighters, state television said, quoting a military source.
  • Full Panel of DC Circuit Upholds CFPB Structure, Reversing Earlier Decision

    Full Panel of DC Circuit Upholds CFPB Structure, Reversing Earlier Decision

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    When the bureau's first director, Richard Cordray, resigned this past November, just months his five-year term was set to expire, Trump thwarted an attempt by Cordray to hand the agency's reigns to his deputy, Leandra English. Full DC Circuit upholds structure of Consumer... Wall Street interests, the banking and consumer finance industries and Republicans in Congress have fiercely opposed and criticized the agency, accusing it of overreaching in its regulation.