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  • Morgan Stanley fires former congressman Harold Ford Jr

    Morgan Stanley fires former congressman Harold Ford Jr

    At least one woman was interviewed by Morgan Stanley as part of the investigation, Huffington Post reported . But an email obtained by the reporter reveals that Ford apologized to the woman he allegedly harassed after she told him to back off and stop asking her out for drinks.

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  • Step Inside the World's Largest Starbucks Location

    Step Inside the World's Largest Starbucks Location

    Customers at the cavernous new outlet on the West Nanjing Road shopping strip can watch beans being roasted, sample high-end brews and use a Starbucks augmented-reality digital app to interact with the store. Last quarter , China posted an 8 percent increase, compared with a 3 percent gain in the USA, excluding impacts from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. "This is a show store", Gordon said.

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  • Online sales surge, but buyers browse at shops first

    Online sales surge, but buyers browse at shops first

    USA retailers are expected to continue raking in holiday spending cash Monday, just three days after notching record sales on " Black Friday ". Black Friday 2017 was all about digital sales. All of that chimes with a statement from Amazon that noted that mobile app orders were up 50% on Thursday compared to Thanksgiving 2016. That will help their traditional brick and mortar stores compete with online shopping.

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  • ICE rounds up more than 40 MS-13 members in NY

    ICE rounds up more than 40 MS-13 members in NY

    Underscoring its promise earlier this year to crack down on a brutal gang, the Trump adminstration on Thursday announced the arrests of dozens of members of MS-13. About 60 of the arrests involved people illegally crossing the border as unaccompanied children, officials said. In July, U.S. immigration agents launched raids on suspected gang members that for the first time included teenagers, reversing the practice of the previous administration.

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  • Black Friday 2017: Best Buy deals on consoles and games

    Black Friday 2017: Best Buy deals on consoles and games

    Big retailers are kicking off the start to the holiday shopping season by offering "early Black Friday" sales or opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day, providing consumers who want to sneak away from their turkey dinner festivities a way to get an early start on shopping.

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  • Couple ticketed for performing sex acts on Delta flight to Detroit

    Officials said the two were total strangers before boarding the plane. The man was catching a connecting flight to Miami from Detroit while the woman was going on to Nashville, according to officials. WDIV reports that airport police issued them citations upon landing in Detroit , and the FBI is now investigating the incident because all suspected crimes that take place in the air are under federal jurisdiction.

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  • Starbucks Announces TAZO Sale to Unilever

    Starbucks Announces TAZO Sale to Unilever

    This acquisition is the latest in a series of deals by Unilever , an Anglo-Dutch consumer giant, to add smaller, healthier brands to expand its portfolio in a fast-growing specialty tea segment. The company expects to launch a Starbucks-branded credit card with Chase this winter. Analysts had expected a rise of 3.3 percent, according to FactSet.

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  • The New Food Order and Delivery Service brought to you by Facebook

    It's an unusual new feature that's created to keep people on Facebook for longer, and it wouldn't be hugely surprising to see it come to the United Kingdom in the future. In this way, Facebook does not have to compete with them as it has partnered with these services. The new food ordering feature offers an option for delivery and take-out.

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  • Prime Is Now Half-Price for Students

    Prime Is Now Half-Price for Students

    Their parents, meanwhile, can approve their purchases by text message or set spending limits per order. "We've listened to families and have built a great experience for both teens and parents". They can also have access to Prime Video and Twitch Prime, Amazon's gaming service. Amazon's default setting with this service is autoapproval of orders, but parents can individually approve them via text if they so prefer.

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  • 'Job done for us' - Kane says qualification all that matters for England

    'Job done for us' - Kane says qualification all that matters for England

    Nine of Harry Kane's 11 England goals have been scored in the second half (82%), including his 90th minute victor in the last match against Slovenia . The first time most at Wembley noticed Chamberlain was playing was when he was substituted in the 64th minute by Jesse Lingard, who hasn't started a Premier League or Champions League match for Manchester United this season.

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  • North Korean workers process salmon, snow crab shipped to US

    North Korean workers process salmon, snow crab shipped to US

    The report states that seafood from the Hunchun plants was sold to Walmart and also under the Sea Queen brand, which is sold exclusively at Aldi supermarkets. Some North Koreans work in Russian Federation or the Middle East, but the majority works in China. They said they'd investigate, and some said they'd already cut off ties with suppliers.

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  • New era of solar power is now upon us, IEA says

    New era of solar power is now upon us, IEA says

    The price is half what new wind farms were built for just two years ago, and means off shore wind power will be cheaper than nuclear energy in the United Kingdom for the first time. In a Bloomberg News report, renewable energy in 2016 received $10.9 billion in tax preferences, compared with $4.6 billion for fossil fuels. The report also provides detailed analysis on the renewable consumption of electric cars and off-grid solar deployment in Africa and developing Asia.

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  • GM Plans 20 New EVs on Path to 'All-Electric Future'

    GM Plans 20 New EVs on Path to 'All-Electric Future'

    Photo provided by General Motors A Chevrolet Bolt appears surrounded by nine electric and fuel cell vehicles covered by tarps. The German automaker Volkswagen has pledged to introduce a number of new battery-powered models in the next few years, and Ford Motor is expected on Tuesday to specify its plans for battery-powered models.

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  • Real Madrid face familiar foe in opposite dugout against Espanyol

    Real Madrid face familiar foe in opposite dugout against Espanyol

    When asked about whether Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted for a contact renewal or not, the manager said that the Portuguese global is in good shape and is most interested in scoring goals by playing more matches. Espanyol aren't much better off, though - Javi Lopez, Oscar Duarte, and Adrien Lopez are all sidelines, and they lack the quality of depth that Madrid have to deal with those injuries.

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  • Air France flight to Los Angeles diverted after engine damage

    Air France flight to Los Angeles diverted after engine damage

    The images appeared to show that the inlet, or front part, of the engine had torn off, but the main part of the engine was intact. The flight landed safely an hour later. The crew were able to conduct a visual examination and determined that the engine's cowling inlet had blown out. "The Engine Alliance GP7000 is a turbofan jet engine manufactured by Engine Alliance".

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