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Markets United Kingdom unveils tools to block extremist content online
Author: 0 United Kingdom unveils tools to block extremist content online

The technology works by analyzing video content during the upload process, preventing it from reaching the internet in the first place - a vast improvement on the average 36 hours it takes tech firms to remove extremist content, and an improvement still on the two-hour-limit the United Kingdom government demanded past year.

Markets Southwest Air's Chicago De-Icing Stumble Was Third in Two Months
Author: 0 Southwest Air's Chicago De-Icing Stumble Was Third in Two Months

A total of 139 passengers and five crew members have been evacuated as a result of the incident. "A few minor injuries" were reported by the airport in a tweet , although officials have not released further information about those - only saying no one was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Markets Trump proposes 90 percent cut to Great Lakes cleanup program
Author: 0 Trump proposes 90 percent cut to Great Lakes cleanup program

With the realization that President Donald Trump's 2019 budget request calls for the elimination of all but $30 million of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), an array of MI senators and representatives have expressed varying levels of discontent.

Markets Oil rebounds to end sharply higher after inventory data
Author: 0 Oil rebounds to end sharply higher after inventory data

Moreover, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released the February report on the implementation of the Vienna Agreement on the reduction of oil production. However, U.S. crude inventories are still set for their largest fall in the first quarter of the year in more than 20 years. OPEC and its partners, including Russian Federation, have curbed supply since January 2017 in a bid to drain global inventories in an agreement that continues through the end of the year.

Markets Salon magazine mines crypto-cash with readers' PCs
Author: 0 Salon magazine mines crypto-cash with readers' PCs

Like many sites that depend on add revenue, Salon has felt the pinch of ad-blocking software in their money bag. Salon said they made a decision to add this alternative to recoup lost ad revenue when visitors use an ad blocker. "On the other hand, Salon is quite bullish on the use of blockchain technology and announced that it "[plans] to further use any learnings from this to help support the evolution and growth of blockchain technology, digital currencies and other ways to better ...

Markets UPS Valentine's Day deliveries land in Louisville
Author: 0 UPS Valentine's Day deliveries land in Louisville

He said they will be open early and stay as late as necessary tomorrow. Of course, the cheapest flowers won't always be the best. "That said, when the older generation do entertain on the big day, they do so in style. Millennials are also most likely (41 percent) to give a "gift of experience", such as tickets to a concert or sporting event compared to 24 percent in other age groups.

Markets Stocks turn down as inflation pressures rise
Author: 0 Stocks turn down as inflation pressures rise

Sterling languished around a three week low against the greenback on Monday with last week's equity market rout overshadowing the Bank of England's optimistic assessment of the United Kingdom economy. Results of the New York Fed poll also showed 39 percent of consumers felt their personal finances were in better shape than a year earlier, and 46 percent expected to be in better shape in a year, both marking the highest levels in data from 2013.

Markets SFO levels charges at Barclays Bank
Author: 0 SFO levels charges at Barclays Bank

Last summer's charges were against the holding company. Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank said in a statement that they intend to defend themselves against the charges, and do not expect there will be an impact on customers or clients as a result of the investigation.

Markets Government websites hijacked by cryptomining plugin
Author: 0 Government websites hijacked by cryptomining plugin

The process, known as crypto-jacking, forces a user's computer to mine cryptocurrency without their permission, generating profits for the hacker. The Queensland ombudsman's official website, the Queensland legislation website and the Queensland Community Legal Centre homepage were also impacted by the cryptojacking attack, The Guardian reported.

Markets Global stocks sink after major USA index enters correction
Author: 0 Global stocks sink after major USA index enters correction

Major indexes swung up and down after starting the session 2 per cent lower, underscoring a return of volatility to a market that until recently had been known for the absence of such major shifts. The Nasdaq composite edged up 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 7,061. WELLINGTON: New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 Index fell 2.1 per cent, to 8241.83.

Markets 'Fifty Shades Freed' commands $38.8 million to top box office
Author: 0 'Fifty Shades Freed' commands $38.8 million to top box office

Directed by James Foley and once again starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan , Fifty Shades Freed continues the story of budding book editor Anastasia Steele, kinky billionaire Christian Grey , and their tumultuous romance. The film also earned mixed reviews, receiving an A- on CinemaScore and a 58% "rotten" on Rotten Tomatoes. Fifty Shades Freed enjoyed a very satisfying climax at the box office this weekend with the biggest opener of 2018 so far - totaling $38.8 million to ...

Markets Ted Potter Jr. holds off Dustin Johnson to claim Pebble Beach win
Author: 0 Ted Potter Jr. holds off Dustin Johnson to claim Pebble Beach win

Day's been playing excellent golf on Tour this season, as his worst finish throughout the four tournaments he's participated in was 11th, and he now sits at fourth on the FedExCup standings. Potter holed a chip from behind the green for birdie on the par-3 seventh hole to build a two-shot lead over Dustin Johnson , and he didn't make another mistake the rest of a breezy afternoon at Pebble Beach.

Markets JB Hi-Fi's first-half profit surges 21 per cent to $151.7 million
Author: 0 JB Hi-Fi's first-half profit surges 21 per cent to $151.7 million

JB Hi-Fi New Zealand total sales were down 0.4 per cent to NZ$124.6 million with comparable sales for the half year up 2.4 per cent. Online sales in New Zealand grew 89.8 per cent to NZ$4.8 million or 3.8 per cent of total sales. JB Hi-Fi closed one store in New Zealand. JB Hi-Fi's rejigged strategy for its New Zealand business all but wiped out first-half earnings on this side of the Tasman as the discount consumer electronics chain shut one store and quit selling whiteware goods.

Markets NBC Apologizes For Commentator's Japan Remarks At Olympic Opening Ceremony
Author: 0 NBC Apologizes For Commentator's Japan Remarks At Olympic Opening Ceremony

NBC , a unit of Comcast Corp, is the exclusive US broadcaster of the Olympics and is producing more than 2,400 hours of coverage over 18 days from Pyeongchang. . Petitioners said anyone familiar with Japanese treatment of Koreans during that time would be deeply hurt by Ramo's remark. In spite of NBC's public apology that was broadcast live, many in South Korea and overseas said the apology was not enough, and Ramo should issue his own apology.

Author: 0 Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

While those concerns have been the catalyst for recent selling, the retreat in equities had been long awaited by investors as the market climbed nearly steadily to record highs earlier this year. This will give analytical advantage to a shorter-term trader since it pursues the price more intimately, and consequently produces less "lag" as comparison to the longer-term moving average.

Markets Amid political row, Centre releases Rs 1269 cr for Andhra Pradesh projects
Author: 0 Amid political row, Centre releases Rs 1269 cr for Andhra Pradesh projects

Lending support to the issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that his party supported the "just demands" of Andhra Pradesh for special category status. "The Centre will bear all revenue deficit for the entire period of the 14th Finance Commission and a total of Rs 22,113 crore will be paid to Andhra Pradesh as grant for the five-year period", Hari Babu said.

Markets Why Nancy Pelosi Is Giving A Marathon Speech On The House Floor
Author: 0 Why Nancy Pelosi Is Giving A Marathon Speech On The House Floor

Pelosi said she'd oppose the budget deal unless GOP leaders agreed to hold a House vote on helping the Dreamers. The way forward in the Senate doesn't seem any less tumultuous. That proposal is beyond the pale for Democrats because it significantly transforms America's immigration system without doing anything to address the estimated 11 million undocumented people now in the country.

Markets Ghanaian singer dies in horrific vehicle crash aged 20
Author: 0 Ghanaian singer dies in horrific vehicle crash aged 20

Ghanaian music star Ebony Reigns, real name Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, has died in a vehicle crash on Thursday night in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. She was rushed to Bechem Government Hospital, where she died from her injuries. Fans of Ebony, who would have turned 21 on 16 February, have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the rising star. She was consistent with hit singles including " Kupe " in 2016.

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