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  • What we know about Uber's next CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

    What we know about Uber's next CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

    Khosrowshahi has also been a member of The New York Times Company's board of directors since 2015. A formal offer and acceptance is expected to occur on August 29. It is interesting to note that the recently departed CEO Travis Kalanick has remained the face of the company through much turbulence and scandals that continued to tarnish its image.

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  • Qatar Restores Iran Ties

    Qatar Restores Iran Ties

    Qatar was among Saudi allies who followed suit to limit ties with Iran after it severed relations with Tehran in January 2016. Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa and Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash have blasted Qatar's move in Twitter messages.

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  • Key votes come Thursday for Waukee Apple data center

    Key votes come Thursday for Waukee Apple data center

    The new Public Improvement Fund, to be established and managed by the City of Waukee, will support the development of community projects like parks, libraries and recreational spaces, as well as infrastructure needs. The governor's office issued a statement saying data center projects have economic impact well beyond the permanent jobs created and the initial capital investment made.

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  • United States dollar falls ahead of Jackson Hole policy meeting

    The 2017 symposium will focus on "Fostering a Dynamic Global Economy" in an annual event that gathers hundreds of central bankers, finance ministers, policymakers, academics, and economists in order to exchange ideas the economic issues, implications, and policy options pertaining to the symposium topic.

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  • British 'king of gameshows', Sir Bruce Forsyth, dies aged 89

    British 'king of gameshows', Sir Bruce Forsyth, dies aged 89

    Actress and comedian Miranda Hart has vowed to pay tribute to Sir Bruce with a signature dance move when she steps onstage in the West End production of Annie hours after Sir Bruce's death. THE entertainment world has lost a true legend in the form of Sir Bruce Forsyth who sadly passed away today. Former Strictly judge Len Goodman also paid tribute, saying: "As long as I can remember there has always been Bruce on our TV".

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  • Indian shares edge up, lack of catalysts keeps lid on gains

    Indian shares edge up, lack of catalysts keeps lid on gains

    Additionally, Investors in GMR Infra had a field day as the stock gained closed 13 percent higher after a Supreme Court ruled a case in its favour. The Sensex was up by 321.86 points or 1.02 per cent at the Wednesday's closing. "Shares of aviation companies were trading higher for the third straight trading session after they reported a good set of numbers for the April-June quarter (Q1FY18)".

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  • Infosys board approves Rs. 13000 cr. share buyback

    Infosys board approves Rs. 13000 cr. share buyback

    The company, India's second largest software services exporter by revenue, set the buyback price at Rs 1,150 per equity share, a premium of about 24.6% to the stock's Friday close of Rs 923.10. The date of the buyback is yet to be declared. The buyback is however subject to the approval of the share holders, which would be decided by passing a Special Resolution which would also facilitate postal ballots.

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  • Toll in UP train derailment 21: Railways

    Toll in UP train derailment 21: Railways

    In January almost 40 people were killed when eight coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in the forest area of southern Andra Pradesh. "When we did a site inspection, we saw some equipment of the railways used for track fix present there", Mohammed Jamshed, a senior railways officer, said.

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  • Reserve Bank of India introduces new Rupees. 50 notes

    Reserve Bank of India introduces new Rupees. 50 notes

    The base color of the note is fluorescent blue. There is no official update by RBI and the central government yet regarding the launch of new Rs 50 currency notes to the public. It also has an image of Mahatma Gandhi. The earlier statements from the RBI indicated that no major differences will be observed in the upcoming notes, except that it carries incumbent RBI Governer Urjit Patel's signature on the front side and year "2016" printed on the back.

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  • Two state troopers shot in western Pa.

    Two state troopers shot in western Pa.

    The shootings occurred outside the Fairchance Shop 'n Save store at 58 W. Church St. between 8 and 9 p.m. A struggle ensued as troopers tried to arrest him, and Belsar pulled out a gun and fired one shot, striking both troopers. Channel 11 discovered shot openings in the glass gateway of an adjacent senior focus. Police did not immediately identify the troopers or reveal if they were wearing uniforms at the time of the meeting.

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  • Regional comms minister in dual citizen scandal

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull convened an urgent cabinet meeting just after 6pm, where it was decided, based on advice from the Solicitor-General, that Nash did not have to resign from either the Senate, or lose her cabinet spot as minister for rural health.

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  • The Defenders Protect Marvel's Legacy on Netflix as Best They Can

    And so it seems Marvel's connected Netflix universe is back on track with no apparent Fist hangover. They told me, once I got hired, I would be on board for all five Marvel shows. I enjoyed the banter between the characters and, man, that was a great fight scene. Jessica, Matt and Luke are still tied to their NY neighbourhoods, Hell's Kitchen and Harlem respectively, while Danny remains steadfastly loyal mystical K'un-Lun.

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  • Facebook starts downranking clickbait videos, links with fake play buttons

    Facebook starts downranking clickbait videos, links with fake play buttons

    Facebook is clamping down on these practices in a bid to tidy up users' newsfeeds and avoid people being transported to " low quality websites " set up by spammers. Facebook warned that publishers who rely on these "intentionally deceptive practices" should brace themselves for a dramatic decrease in the distribution of these fake stories.

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  • Wal-Mart's profits fall but sales in the USA rise

    Wal-Mart's profits fall but sales in the USA rise

    Wasatch Advisors Inc, a Utah-based fund reported 453,988 shares. Motley Fool Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.05% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ). Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, February 22 report. On Friday, May 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Underperform".

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  • Gorkhaland protest: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to call off their hunger strike today

    Gorkhaland protest: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to call off their hunger strike today

    Thapa's comments came after meeting Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in which the latter asked the various stakeholders to find a way out to resolve the issue and, in the mean time, to lift the hunger strike . "Violence can never be a solution to any problem". Leaders from the three outfits were invited for a meeting by the home minister to find a solution to the prevailing situation which has paralysed life in the hill district for almost two months now.

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  • SpaceX Dragon Delivers Scientific Bounty To Space Station

    SpaceX Dragon Delivers Scientific Bounty To Space Station

    The 100-pound microsatellite demonstrator is built by Adcole Maryland Aerospace and created to help troops send and receive electro-optical images from the satellite. The Falcon 9 rocket escorted the Dragon capsule , which will remain in orbit until Wednesday. In fact, Space X's last cargo launch, in July, was with a reused Dragon capsule , proving that after splashing down in the Pacific, the Dragons can be successfully refurbished.

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  • Dozens gather for Vigil Against Hate in Las Vegas

    Dozens gather for Vigil Against Hate in Las Vegas

    Trump Tower was the focal point of numerous actions, as the President was roundly criticized for a statement that barely criticized white supremacists and instead blamed "many sides" for the violence. Jane Shain of Hallowell came to promote peace and kindness. We can not be silent and must speak out against the violence and intimidation we have seen in Charlottesville and far too many other cities.

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  • Woman claims she found rodent in Chick-Fil-A sandwich

    Woman claims she found rodent in Chick-Fil-A sandwich

    The lawsuit alleges that Manfalouti took a bite out of the sandwich before discovering that there was a dead rodent baked into the bun. Manfalouti's coworker, Cara Phelan, said that as soon as Manfalouti threw the sandwich onto the table, "I realized it was a small rodent of some sort".

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  • Air Berlin files for bankruptcy after shareholder pulls plug

    Air Berlin files for bankruptcy after shareholder pulls plug

    Air Berlin flights will continue to operate because the German government extended a bridge loan of 150 million euros to the airline. Meanwhile, Germany's main airline, Lufthansa, announced that it was already in negotiations with Air Berlin to take over parts of the group and was exploring the possibility of hiring additional staff.

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