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Women's marches all around the nation, including Bellingham

Women's marches all around the nation, including Bellingham

For those who can not join the march in Washington, hundreds of sister marches are planned. The rally starts at 1 p.m. Saturday at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. Christy said the message on the Women's March website about sending "a bold message to our new administration on their first day in the office, and to the world that women's rights are human rights" perfectly reflect her feelings about her participation. Read More

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Dollar Hits Fresh High as Canada Dollar Drop Invigorates Rebound

Dollar Hits Fresh High as Canada Dollar Drop Invigorates Rebound

Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar has strengthened along with the U.S. dollar against other currencies, exacerbating ongoing competitiveness challenges and muting the outlook for exports . In contrast to the United States, Canada's economy continues to operate with material excess capacity. It says indirectly that there aren't any inflation pressures, even though the official BOC stance is that the risks to inflation are relatively balanced. Read More

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UK App store prices hiked by at least 25% by Apple

UK App store prices hiked by at least 25% by Apple

Stores in the USA, state taxes are not included in the price advertised at point of sale. Get ready to shell out more money for those time-killing apps on the Apple Store because the company is putting up its prices. That's just one sign that the global app economy saw healthy growth during the past year. "I won't be discounting my own apps". The category generated 75 percent and 90 percent of revenue on the iOS App Store and Google Play, respectively. Read More

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Japan space agency fails to launch rocket

Japan space agency fails to launch rocket

The three-stage rocket took off at 2333 GMT (6:33 p.m. EST) Saturday from the Uchinoura Space Center in southern Japan's Kagoshima prefecture, four days after inclement weather at the base scrubbed a launch attempt Tuesday. JAXA had to abort the rocket, which sent both it and TRICOM-1 into the Pacific ocean. As a result the rocket and the satellite it was carrying fell back into the ocean, according to an update from the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA ). Read More

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Markets Right Now: Banks lead stocks higher on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Banks lead stocks higher on Wall Street

JPMorgan Case, Bank of America and Wells Fargo each rose about 1 percent in early trading Friday. Adjusted earnings per share were 96 cents, short of $1.00 estimated by analysts who were polled by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The bank is coming off one of the most hard years in its 165-year history . The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Read More

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General Motors rumbles through the Detroit Auto Show

Other big news came outta the Kia booth, where an all-new-for-2018 sports sedan, the Stinger , got its hooks in our editors with its stylish, luxury-like looks and performance promises. On previous occasions, the Bolt took Motor Trend "Car of the Year" award in November, and also snapped up the "Green Car of the Year" award at the Los Angeles Auto Show held last year. Read More

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Volkswagen debuts long-wheelbase Tiguan at NAIAS

Volkswagen debuts long-wheelbase Tiguan at NAIAS

The wheelbase is 110mm longer than the standard Tiguan's, meaning there's 60mm more legroom in the back seats and an added 115 litres of boot space, taking the seats-down/seats-up volume from 615/1,655 litres to 730/1,770 litres. The list of available driving aids includes lane-keeping assist, a blind-spot monitoring system, adaptive cruise control that works even in stop-and-go traffic, forward collision warning, and autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian monitoring. Read More

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Martin Shkreli Suspended by Twitter on Trumped Up Charge

Martin Shkreli Suspended by Twitter on Trumped Up Charge

Over the weekend, journalist Lauren Duca - who recently penned an article for Teen Vogue in which she argued that Trump had "conned America" - posted claims that she had been contacted by Shkreli. Duca responded by tweeting the images to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, writing "How is this allowed", and on Sunday afternoon Shkreli's account had been shut down. Read More

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Limited closing all stores this weekend

There are also Limited stores at St. Louis Premium Outlets in Chesterfield; West County Center in Des Peres; St. Louis Galleria; Chesterfield Mall and Mid Rivers Mall in St. Local news outlets across the USA mostly reported the closures as isolated incidences, noting that their local stores were having inventory-clearing events with deeply discounted sales and no-return policies put into place. Read More

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Karnataka: Petrol pumps to stop accepting debit, credit card payments from Monday

Echoing the decision of their national body, the general secretary of Utkal Petroleum Dealers' Association, Sanjay Lath, said that HDFC Bank and Axis Bank credit and debit cards would not be accepted at petrol pumps in Bhubaneswar. "The reconciliation of swipes to amount being credited to our accounts is causing a lot of hardship and losses to a large percentage of the dealer community". Read More

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Kim Kardashian makes his first public appearance in 2017!

Kim Kardashian makes his first public appearance in 2017!

She has simply captioned the picture as " my son ". Kim Kardashian has shared a wonderfully sweet family video that'll just melt your heart (yes - even if you don't consider yourself a Kim K fan!). Looks like the Queen of social media is back - and brought her selfie game with her. "So I just want her to focus on her family and her own happiness this year", sister Khloe recently revealed. Read More

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Police in NY hunt $6 million New Year's Eve jewel thieves

Police in NY hunt $6 million New Year's Eve jewel thieves

Three men in masks broke into Gregg Ruth jewelry store on West 36th Street in Manhattan at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, The New York Post reports. Video footage captured a $6 million heist block from Times Square. NYPD sources told WABC officers found no sign of forced entry and say the thieves grabbed handfuls of loot, making off with an estimated $6 million worth of jewels. Read More

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Tree recycling dropoff starts Saturday around Colorado Springs

Collection Station: Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.to 3 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring their trees to the authority's waste transfer facility in Manchester Township, . With New Year's Day quickly approaching, many of you might be wondering where you can recycle your live Christmas tree. The National Christmas Tree Association is urging people to stop throwing out their real Christmas trees and to start recycling them instead. Read More

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October Home Prices Set Another New All-Time High: S&P/Case-Shiller

October Home Prices Set Another New All-Time High: S&P/Case-Shiller

Economists had estimated a non-seasonally adjusted gain in the 20-city index of 5.1%. The Case-Shiller index uses repeat sales of the same home to estimate home price changes across the entire market. The average 30-year mortgage rate is one basis point lower, at 4.16%, which equates to a $486.69 monthly payment per $100,000 borrowed (one basis point equals one hundredth of a percentage point). Read More

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Airbus agrees to sell 100 planes to Iran Air

Planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier called the deal "a significant first step" in modernizing Iranian aviation, adding it included training, airport operations and air traffic management. The US and its Western allies lifted sanctions on Iran early this year, following a nuclear deal with Tehran, technically known as JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action). Read More

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Lockheed Martin CEO promises Trump she'll cut F-35 costs

Lockheed Martin CEO promises Trump she'll cut F-35 costs

Based on the tremendous cost and cost overruns of the Lockheed Martin F-35, I have asked Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet! "I gave him my personal commitment to drive the cost down aggressively", she said. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, who oversees the F-35 program, among other top Pentagon acquisition officials. "I know President-elect Trump wants the very best capability for our military at the lowest cost for taxpayers, and we're ready to deliver!" This is because ... Read More

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Here's Why Micron Technology (MU) Stock Is Surging Today

Here's Why Micron Technology (MU) Stock Is Surging Today

Micron Technology, Inc . now has mean rating of 2.20 while 13 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 7 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 4 commented as "HOLD". Stock monthly performance is recorded as 5.59% while its performance in last one week is 2.80%. Investors have been pushing up Micron stock all year in anticipation of a return to growth. Read More

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A Harlem deer dies amid rescue attempt

A Harlem deer dies amid rescue attempt

A permit from the state is required to relocate deer in NY. De Blasio's office said the deer would need to be euthanized, saying it was "the only humane and safe recourse". Officials at the city shelter said the deer had not been tranquilized most of the time . The move showed signs of being another example of Mr. Cuomo's tendency to insert himself into city affairs and outmaneuver Mr.de Blasio, which he has often done, much to the mayor's consternation. Read More

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