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WWDC 2017: Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

WWDC 2017: Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

The price is quite a jump from Google's $129 Home and Amazon's $180 full-sized Echo . It could be one reason Apple is playing up the musical aspect of the Homepod more than its smart home features . Activated by voice with Apple's natural language user interface Siri , it will have access to Apple Music, a music-streaming service. (Many reviewers have suggested that the current incarnation of Apple's assistant already trails competitors in key respects .) "This is ... Read More

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Trump Organization to launch 'American Idea' hotel chain

Trump Organization to launch 'American Idea' hotel chain

The company revealed the location of its first upper-tier Scion hotel, which will be in Cleveland, Mississippi. The Trump organization's business partner in this MS business venture is an Indian-American family that owns Chawla Hotels. Government ethics experts worry that developers seeking to curry favor with the president will be eager to help him in his new chains. He has said that any deals go through an "exhaustive, thorough" review. Read More

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Battery Fire Diverts JetBlue Flight as Debate Over Laptop Ban Continues

Battery Fire Diverts JetBlue Flight as Debate Over Laptop Ban Continues

JetBlue released a statement saying: " JetBlue 915 from New York's JFK to San Francisco diverted to Grand Rapids, Michigan following reports of smoke emitting from a carry-on bag holding an electronic device". The airport fire department cleared the scene. On Wednesday, the Geek Group National Science Institute in Grand Rapids shared with us what happens to a lithium-ion battery that's been structurally compromised. Read More

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Three Mile Island owner threatens to close ill-fated plant

Three Mile Island owner threatens to close ill-fated plant

A federal inquiry found no deaths or injuries were caused by the accident, though it dented public confidence in nuclear energy for years. "Today is a hard day, not just for the 675 talented men and women who have dedicated themselves to operating Three Mile Island safely and reliably every day, but also for their families, the communities and customers who depend on this plant to produce clean energy and support local jobs", said Chris Crane, Exelon president and CEO. Read More

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California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) Quarterly Sales Review

Antero Res Corp now has $6.63 billion valuation. The stock has a beta value of 1.10. Range Resources Corporation (RRC ) belongs to the "Basic Materials" sector with an industry focus on "Independent Oil & Gas", with Mr. HELMS CHRISTOPHER A had bought 4,000 shares worth $109,820 on Friday, March 17. More important recent Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC) was sold by MANNY ROGER S on Tuesday, January 3. Read More

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Cello Group plc (CLL) Rating Reiterated by N+1 Singer

It has underperformed by 12.34% the S&P500. Below is a list of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) latest ratings and price target changes. They now have a GBX 405.00 target price on the firm. Panmure Gordon upgraded Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) rating on Thursday, March 31. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of WIL in report on Thursday, May 18 with "Buy" rating. Read More

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Manchester attack: an 'arms race' against ever adapting terror networks

The attack left 22 people dead and more than 60 others wounded. Libyan security forces said Wednesday that they had arrested a brother and the father of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi . She stopped short of suggesting the USA leaks compromised the investigation. The changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace was canceled Wednesday so police officers can be re-deployed, Britain's defense ministry said. Read More

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European Union Greece demands debt relief from wary eurozone

European Union Greece demands debt relief from wary eurozone

The European Commission (EC) and the European Central Bank (ECB) will also inform the ministers of the results of the latest review of the bailout of Spanish banks, which took place on April 26 and 27, Efe news reported. Belgian finance minister Johan Van Overtveldt cautioned against debt relief promises and noted Greece was already getting cheaper financing than even his own country thanks to the ultra-low borrowing costs of the euro zone bailout fund ESM. Read More

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Trump's 'witch hunt' statement deemed 'false' by Salem's representative

Former FBI Director James Comey, who had previously led the investigation, was sacked by Trump on May 9. In a surprise move yesterday, the US Justice Department named former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the investigation. Trump has always denied any connection with Russian Federation and quickly put out a statement following the appointment of Mueller. President Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Thursday said those who work in the White House should fully support ... Read More

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Australia treasurer promises fair budget that reins in debt

The government examined the half per cent allowance already in the Medicare levy to help fund the NDIS and made a decision to add another half point - lifting the levy to 2.5 per cent total from July 2019. However Mr Howard, himself a former Liberal treasurer, has expressed concern about the revenue raising measure as the banks warn they could put up fees in response. Read More

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General Motors to stop selling cars in India but not pulling out

General Motors to stop selling cars in India but not pulling out

GM India also discontinued its Opel division in 2006 and replaced it with Chevrolet, which launched the Forester in 2003, followed by Optra SRV, Aveo. "There is a team for after-sales services as well as to serve customers beyond the warranty period with spare parts". As regards support to existing GM India and Chevrolet auto owners in India , Kazem said: "We will support our affected customers, employees, dealers and suppliers". Read More

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Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Will Take Place In Missoula Thursday Night

Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Will Take Place In Missoula Thursday Night

That matters so much to those who work for the police. The bill would update legislation signed into law in 1976 that provides federal benefits to the family members of fallen officers. "So we're standing here on behalf of the city of Waco to express deep gratitude", Meek said. Ron Pinkston, the combative former head of the Dallas Police Association, told the Observer after the ceremony that Wednesday, for him, wasn't about politics. Read More

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Ford to cut 1400 jobs in North America, Asia

Ford does not plan any cuts to its hourly workforce or production capacity, people familiar with the company's plan said. The move is reportedly part of the legendary automaker's move to save $3 billion in 2017. The job cuts will come through buyout packages released to eligible employees in June. The cuts are part of Ford's plan to save $3 billion, as vehicle sales have dropped after seven years of consecutive growth since the end of the global crisis. Read More

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