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Markets Musk v Facebook: SpaceX chief deletes account
Author: 0 Musk v Facebook: SpaceX chief deletes account

True to his word, Musk on Friday deleted both Tesla and SpaceX Facebook pages , which had a combined following of more than 5 million people. With Elon Musk deleting the Facebook pages, it seems he's in support of the #DeleteFacebook movement .

Markets As Fed Raises Interest Rates, Emerging Markets Aren't Following Suit
Author: 0 As Fed Raises Interest Rates, Emerging Markets Aren't Following Suit

The move opens up the range of interest rates paid by major central Banks: ECB 0%; Bank of England 0.5%; Bank of Japan -0.1%; Bank of Canada 1.25%; Reserve Bank of Australia 1.5%. Although they don't think changes in trade policy will affect their current economic projections, they reported that in discussions with business leaders in their regions, "trade policy has become a concern going forward", he said.

Markets Davenport Toys R Us begins liquidation sale
Author: 0 Davenport Toys R Us begins liquidation sale

Toys R Us sought court approval last week to liquidate its remaining USA stores, threatening the jobs of some 30,000 employees and spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores, sing-along jingle and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot.

Markets United $10000 Voucher Given to Woman Bumped From Flight
Author: 0 United $10000 Voucher Given to Woman Bumped From Flight

Passman said her business doesn't allow pets to be sedated before a flight, and pet owners shouldn't do it either. A United Airlines aircraft takes off at Miami International Airport in Miami. In response, a United spokesperson released a statement saying it had "issued this voucher per our policy". United upped the limit for voucher like the one Preiss was given after an infamous incident in which a man was dragged, screaming, off a flight.

Markets Facebook committed to ensuring integrity of elections in India: Mark Zuckerberg
Author: 0 Facebook committed to ensuring integrity of elections in India: Mark Zuckerberg

I'm sure that there's v2, version two, of whatever the Russian effort was in 2016, I'm sure they're working on that", he said . He said Facebook has already taken important steps to prevent such a situation from happening again. Cambridge Analytica then used the data to engage in "micro-targeting" for clients, mining a wealth of personal information to determine which users are most receptive to particular messages.

Markets Census estimates show population loss in area
Author: 0 Census estimates show population loss in area

Paul, was the only county to lose more than 1,000 people - almost 7 percent of its population. Erie and Wyoming County (which gained 54 persons) were the only counties in the 8-county region to see growth. Those numbers include an estimated loss of population in the city of Baltimore. Census estimates show 10.3 million people called North Carolina home and the state remains the ninth-most populous in the nation as of July 1, 2017.

Markets United suspends pet cargo flights after multiple dog-related incidents
Author: 0 United suspends pet cargo flights after multiple dog-related incidents

United shares are down more than 3% since the dog's death. Mesa has significantly expanded its flying for United over the past three years, nearly tripling its fleet size under the United banner. This follows some recent incidents in which the airlines' handling of animals has been called into question, including a small dog that died on a United flight.

Markets G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting Kicked off in Argentina
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Buenos Aires: The first G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors began in Buenos Aires , with the presence of 57 delegations from countries and institutions. "We want that world trade remains fair and void of dumping measures", Altmaier said. An early draft of the G20 communique seen by Reuters contained the phrase that G20 finance ministers stood by an agreement reached by their leaders in July a year ago in Hamburg.

Markets San Francisco Bans Fur, Animal Welfare Groups Cheer
Author: 0 San Francisco Bans Fur, Animal Welfare Groups Cheer

The ruling will not apply to leather products, lambskin or sheep products, non-apparel products and secondhand products. San Francisco could become the largest USA city to ban the sale of fur items, a move that would hearten animal lovers but frustrate niche business owners who say they're fed up with a city that dictates what retailers can or can't sell.

Markets Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, Fed
Author: 0 Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, Fed

China's Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.3 percent to 3,280.95 and South Korea's Kospi was flat at 2,484.97. Facebook shares rose 0.2 percent in morning trading Wednesday. MSCI's all-country equity market index flatlined .MIWD00000PUS , and is now 6 percent off January's record highs, pressured by the trade war fears and the possibility that the Fed will tighten policy more than expected.

Markets Topeka Toys 'R' Us liquidation expected in next few days
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Nevertheless, a plan to get rid of products by holding massive liquidations sales was only just approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Virginia, writes the report. Kids are still playing with toys, Lennett said, and parents will look to other retailers to purchase them. KB Toys is counting on it. When news broke that Toys R Us would close all of its remaining USA stores many people blamed Amazon as the culprit.

Markets White House imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for…
Author: 0 White House imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for…

The list of Russians being punished includes all 13 indicted last month by special counsel Robert Mueller, a tacit acknowledgement by the administration that at least some of Mueller's Russia-related probe has merit. Mnuchin said in a statement, noting that the targeted sanctions are "a part of a broader effort to address the ongoing nefarious attacks emanating from Russia".

Markets Merkel says Russian Federation can't be let off the hook in poison attack
Author: 0 Merkel says Russian Federation can't be let off the hook in poison attack

Merkel's message came as Western leaders were slow to congratulate Putin's landslide win in Sunday's election at a time of growing tensions with Moscow. "Nevertheless, the continuous contact with Russia's leadership is very important to us", he said. "Although our nation is in good shape and the economy is doing better than at any time since reunification, many people are anxious about the future", Merkel said.

Markets Senate Russia Panel Urges Safeguards Against Russian Interference
Author: 0 Senate Russia Panel Urges Safeguards Against Russian Interference

The proposals, in large part, echo those made by cybersecurity experts and address concerns raised by state and local officials. Several lawmakers criticized the Department of Homeland Security, the main federal agency charged with protecting USA infrastructure, saying there were multiple failures to communicate to state election officials the scale of the hacking problem.

Markets James Packer resigns from Crown Resorts board amid
Author: 0 James Packer resigns from Crown Resorts board amid "mental health issues"

The article also noted that Packer had returned to the Crown board last July after stepping down in late 2015 to focus on global interest, but that Crown's overseas ambitions were "unwound over the past year". Crown Resorts has told the Australian Stock Exchange that James Packer has resigned as director for " personal reasons ". This is the second time Packer has quit the board of the company, having only returned as a participating member in January 2017 after stepping down to focus ...