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The dominant British services sector expanded faster than expected in December, delivering some more positive news about the United Kingdom economy after the manufacturing and construction sectors disappointed earlier in the week. However, it is above the 50 no change threshold for the third straight month. "The services sector experienced mixed fortunes in December, as business activity expanded at an accelerated pace but the flow of incoming new work was the slowest since August 2016", ...
  • IT Producer Walter Hamada To Take Over DC Film Production

    IT Producer Walter Hamada To Take Over DC Film Production

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    Justice League brought superstar potentials around Jason Momoa and Ezra Miller, thanks to their respective fantastic performances as Aquaman and the Flash . Through four movies, The Conjuring franchise (including Annabelle ) has reaped $1.2 billion worldwide off combined production costs that are under $82M.
  • (RAD) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.02 Per Share

    (RAD) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.02 Per Share

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    Zacks' EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Rite Aid. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.01). BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd now owns 1,368,290 shares of the company's stock valued at $10,522,000 after buying an additional 13,476 shares during the last quarter.
  • Hot Tickers: MGM Resorts International (MGM), PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)

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    The company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.09. Canyon Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Mgm Resorts International for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.87 billion market cap company.
  • Netflix Joins Internet Association's Efforts to Preserve Net Neutrality

    Netflix Joins Internet Association's Efforts to Preserve Net Neutrality

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    Attorneys general from across the country plan to file a legal challenge to the FCC's decision, and individual companies, like Etsy, have discussed plans to sue to block the FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom order. Internet Association president Michael Beckerman said the FCC action voted December 14 "defies the will of a bipartisan majority of Americans and fails to preserve a free and open internet".
  • Coinbase Deflects Rumors of Ripple Integration

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    These individuals - and all employees at Coinbase - are subject to confidentiality and trading restrictions. Recent rumors suggested that Coinbase was considering adding the cryptocurrency to the platform, which would give users the chance to buy and sell the asset.
  • Constellation Brands Sinks Despite Solid Q3 Results

    Constellation Brands Sinks Despite Solid Q3 Results

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    The company has market cap of $43.19 billion. The stock decreased 5.80% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $6.5. Overall, 10.1 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $8.01 Million. 253 are owned by Smithfield. Its shares, up around 50 per cent past year, were down 1.9 per cent at US$221.5 in afternoon trading. The company has outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by an average of 13.6% in the trailing four quarters.
  • And it has more than 23 MILLION digits

    And it has more than 23 MILLION digits

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    The larger the prime number, the more challenging it is to find, especially given that there is no particular pattern to their distribution. These are George Woltman, who founded GIMPS and developed the Prime95 software Pace used to calculate the number, and Scott Kurowski and Aaron Blosser, who worked on PrimeNet, the system GIMPS uses to coordinate the computers of their volunteers.
  • PEI adds 900 jobs in December

    PEI adds 900 jobs in December

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    The report showed that after revisions, job gains have averaged 204,000 over the last three months adding to evidence that the economy is close to full employment. Again, though, the size of the labor force pursuing those jobs also decreased, and that led to relatively attractive unemployment rates of 3.5% for the office and admin group.
  • Volkswagen Group and Hyundai partner with Aurora

    Volkswagen Group and Hyundai partner with Aurora

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    The partnership has yet to say how its first batch of self-driving vehicles will be used, but analysts expect they likely be for commercial use, such as self-driving taxis or ride-hailing services, rather than for sales to individual consumers.
  • Engine Failure Forces San Jose-Dallas Jet To Cancel Take-Off

    Engine Failure Forces San Jose-Dallas Jet To Cancel Take-Off

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    However, it was diverted and landed at the smaller Stewart International Airport , about 130km north of JFK Airport, at 12.25pm instead. Several flights heading to NY were diverted to Dulles International Airport after John F. In the clip, you see the moment the Singapore Airlines-operated passenger jumbo jet's 262ft wings battle against the unforgiving wind and snow. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey says the flights will resume at 7 a.m.
  • Dominion Energy to acquire Scana for $14.6bn

    Dominion Energy to acquire Scana for $14.6bn

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    SCE&G and Santee Cooper, the state's utility, walked away from the project previous year after spending $9 billion, outraging customers, regulators and lawmakers. That would have the effect of shortening to 20 years the time customers would have to pay for the project. Via a series of rate hikes, SCE&G customers have paid about $2 billion toward the company's debt on the project.
  • Spotify reaches 70 million subscribers

    Spotify reaches 70 million subscribers

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    Should it carry out this plan, the music streaming company would be among the first major firms to file for a direct listing. Reuters reports that the filing will also allow principal investors to check out of the company. We are about to find out how much Spotify might really be worth. One fly in the ointment, though, is an impending $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing , filed last week.
  • RBI unveils new Rs 10 note in chocolate brown colour

    RBI unveils new Rs 10 note in chocolate brown colour

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    The new note will also have the year of printing of the note, the Swachh Bharat logo and slogan and a language panel. The change in design in the old Rs 10 note was last made in 2005. The move to reintroduce lower denomination notes in a new design comes after the government's move to rework the currency mix to combat counterfeiting and promote a less-cash economy.
  • Paul Sorvino Threatens Harvey Weinstein:

    Paul Sorvino Threatens Harvey Weinstein: "I Will Kill That Motherf--ker!"

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    Paul Sorvino said he didn't know about the blacklisting before his daughter and other actresses spoke out against Weinstein's predatory behavior a year ago ― and was "furious" to find out. "While Bob and Harvey Weinstein were executive producers of the film they had no input into the casting whatsoever". Mira Sorvino's acting career didn't bounce back to what it was in the '90s, but she has a robust career in social activism.
  • Iceland becomes first country to legalize equal pay between men and women

    Iceland becomes first country to legalize equal pay between men and women

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    Any companies or government agencies which can not demonstrate equal pay between staff will risk fines. 'The legislation is basically a mechanism that companies and organisations. According to the 2017 World Economic Forum report , the top five countries for gender equality are Iceland, Norway, Finland, Rwanda and Sweden.
  • Iceland Legally Requiring Businesses To Pay Men, Women Equally

    Iceland Legally Requiring Businesses To Pay Men, Women Equally

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    The legislation, which came into force on Monday, the first day of 2018, makes Iceland the first country in the world to legalise equal pay between men and women. For wage equality, Iceland ranked fifth in the report, which said that globally, the average pay for women in 2017 was €10,000, compared with €17,500 for men.
  • Sprint replaces CFO with former Altice CEO

    Sprint replaces CFO with former Altice CEO

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    Combes will assume his new position effective Saturday and replace current CFO Tarek Robbiati, who will leave the company at the end of the month. There were seemingly endless rumors throughout 2017 about T-Mobile and Sprint finally following through with a merger that'd been talked about for years, but in early November, these were finally laid to rest .