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  • How to write a meaningful FCC comment supporting net neutrality

    How to write a meaningful FCC comment supporting net neutrality

    According to a report from the BBC , "Among the companies protesting, the headliners include Google , Facebook , Amazon , Reddit , AirBnB, Twitter and Snapchat". The protest principally is aimed at a move by the U.S. communications regulator Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) to remove an Obama-era rule that bars prioritisation of traffic.

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  • Shark Attack at Haulover Beach; Swimmer Hospitalized

    Shark Attack at Haulover Beach; Swimmer Hospitalized

    Lt. Felipe Lay of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says the unidentified man was swimming Sunday afternoon off Haulover Beach when he was attacked. Graphic video from Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina shows an apparently well-meaning man wade into the water to free a 4-foot-long tiger shark - and the shark thanks him by taking a big bite out of his arm.

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  • Mayweather vs. McGregor: Promotional tour to kick off in Los Angeles

    Mayweather vs. McGregor: Promotional tour to kick off in Los Angeles

    Conor McGregor has been openly supportive of female UFC fighters such as Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedrzejczyk . "When Conor gets his mind to something, and he's scarily focused and to see him apply that". So with that being said, here are five WWE alternatives to face Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. " Floyd will be happy making the money and running around".

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  • It's Crunch Time for Tesla as First Model 3 Units Hit Production

    It's Crunch Time for Tesla as First Model 3 Units Hit Production

    Musk announced the news on Twitter . Making 30 cars the first month is an accomplishment of sorts. Tesla will start Friday, with two weeks ahead, production of the Model 3 , the mid-range electric vehicle with which the California manufacturer wants to conquer the general public, announced Monday CEO Elon Musk .

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  • Vantiv Bids $10 Bln To Buy Payment Co. Over JPM

    Vantiv Bids $10 Bln To Buy Payment Co. Over JPM

    The latest deal was negotiated through the night and came just a day after Worldpay revealed it been approached by Vantiv and JP Morgan Chase . Worldpay raised £2.5 billion in October 2015 when its shares began trading on the London Stock Exchange.

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  • Walgreens Ditches Rite Aid Merger, Buys 2200 Stores Instead; Q3 Beats

    Walgreens Ditches Rite Aid Merger, Buys 2200 Stores Instead; Q3 Beats

    The company also authorized a $5 billion buyback program and raised the lower end of its full-year profit forecast by 8 cents per share to a range of $4.98 to $5.08. APG Asset Management N.V. increased its position in shares of Rite Aid Corporation by 70.6% in the first quarter. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Rite Aid Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of 23.2%, where Monthly Performance is 13.58%, Quarterly performance is -12.28%, 6 Months performance is -52.76% and ...

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  • Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup

    Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup

    But Spithill's been here before. This is a rematch of the epic 2013 match on San Francisco Bay. “We have an incredibly talented group of guys and were excited to get back out there and race again tomorrow, ” he said. To which Spithill responded, "It's just beginning, mate". But they faced up to the challenge and sped away to the finish for the first win of the series .

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  • America's biggest banks pass post-crisis stress tests

    America's biggest banks pass post-crisis stress tests

    Stress tests are simulations regulators run to gauge a bank's ability to weather a downturn. "This year's results show that, even during a severe recession, our large banks would remain well capitalized", said Fed Governor Jerome Powell. Strong numbers show banks have learned how to position their portfolios to pass tests, and not necessarily lend as much as possible, said Karen Shaw Petrou, managing partner at Federal Financial Analytics Inc.

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  • Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case

    Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case

    The judge praised them for being remarkably conscientious as they consider three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault that could put Cosby in prison for the rest of his life. Constand take the stand. It is suspected that Cosby may have given her a stronger pill, perhaps the Quaaludes which he had admitted to obtaining in the 70s with the intention of giving to women with whom he meant to have sex, according to the Associated Press.

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  • Iraq Sends Millions of Barrels of Oil to US While Saudis Cut

    Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed that domestic-crude supplies fell by 1.7 million barrels for the week ended June 9. Sign up now and get breaking news alerts delivered to your inbox. If OPEC stands pat, putting hope over past experience, then the price of crude (which is down 13 percent since late May) could drop further, perhaps much further.

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  • Uber board member resigns after sexist comment

    Uber board member resigns after sexist comment

    How we got here: Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti published a blog post detailing sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced during her year at the ride-hailing company. Apparently, fellow board member Ariana Huffington was talking about the benefits of adding more women to Uber's board, at which point Bonderman interrupted her to say that having more women around would make it "much more likely there'll be more talking".

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  • Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba

    The timing for the announcement is still worked upon, according to the White House . The White House is also considering setting new restrains on American leisure trips to Cuba, which has multiplied since Obama's 2014 announcement. Any additional restrictions on travel "will go over like a lead balloon, and it should", Flake said in an interview on Monday. Medical advances in Cuba are now being furthered in American labs.

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  • GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role

    The replacement of Immelt is marked by some vocal investor dissatisfaction. In the role since the early 2000s, Immelt will remain as a Chairman at the company whilst John Flannery is set to take over as CEO. "The market didn't want to give Immelt any credit for those investments because so numerous things in the past haven't worked out". With extreme competence, and a talent for bringing out the best in people, Immelt steered the company through events such as Sep.

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  • Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices

    At 513.2 million barrels, USA crude oil inventories are in the upper half of the average range for this time of year, the EIA said Wednesday. USA light crude prices CLc1 were at $47.69 per barrel, down 50 cents. Traders believe that the reduction in production of oil by OPEC member countries is one of the reasons why prices are going up. In essence, OPEC will continue to reduce output by 1.2 million barrels per day until March 2018.

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  • Uber chief Travis Kalanick 'set for a bumpy ride' in board meeting

    Additionally, the board also discussed the possible departure of some of Kalanick's top executives like business chief Emil Michael . According to sources speaking with the New York Times , the question of whether Kalanick should take a leave of absense rests in the hands of Garrett Camp, Uber's chairman, and board member Ryan Graves.

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  • Trump Organization Introduces Budget Hotel Chain Called 'American Idea'

    Trump Organization Introduces Budget Hotel Chain Called 'American Idea'

    Chawla Hotels now owns 17 hotels. Aptly named, it all started with an idea and has developed into three signed agreements for American IDEA properties in the Mississippi Delta area. Eric Trump also acknowledged that he planned to watch fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

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  • Dow, S&P little changed as job growth slows in May

    Dow, S&P little changed as job growth slows in May

    The S&P 500 gained 18.26 points, or 0.76 percent, to 2,430.06. Investors instead focused on a report from ADP that showed the US added 253,000 private-sector jobs in May. The May jobs report showed unemployment fell to 4.3 per cent, a 16-year low. Oil majors Exxon (XOM.N) and Chevron (CVX.N) were down about 0.5 percent.

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