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Fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter

The final statistics show that it took "the truth about six times as long as falsehood to reach 1500 people and 20 times as long as falsehood" to "cascade", or spread new information. The study is published today in the journal Science . Wi...

Goldman CEO Blankfein to step down as soon as year-end

Lloyd Blankfein could step down as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) chief executive as soon as the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, swiveling the focus on fierce competition between the two contenders to replace him.

Allscripts Launches EHR-Integrated Lyft Transportation Service

The ride cost for the patients will be covered by the health care providers. With it, businesses can schedule rides for individuals. In the previous year alone, 3.6 million people in the United States missed healthcare appointments. What we don't k...

United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United Airlines appears to have had a change of heart about its decision to replace quarterly employee bonuses with a lottery system . A new staff bonus reward program implemented by United Airlines was quickly canned after employees sharply cr...

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

That JPMorgan Chase & Co.is seemingly among the first banks Amazon has approached about the project is most likely no coincidence. Sie Soheili, a spokesman for Capital One, and JPMorgan spokeswoman Trish Wexler didn't immediately respond to phone...

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

CFIUS asked Qualcomm to delay the Broadcom takeover vote which was supposed to happen on Tuesday. Qualcomm's shares fell 4 percent in trading before the bell. "It is critical that Qualcomm stockholders know that Qualcomm did not once ment...

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

The S&P 500 lost 36.16 points, or 1.33 percent, to 2,677.67 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 92.45 points, or 1.27 percent, to 7,180.56. But stocks mounted a huge rebound, clawing back almost three-quarters of its price correction, after initial Fed ...

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Brent crude rose 20 cents to $67.51 per barrel and US West Texas Intermediate futures had climbed 41 cents as of 11:35 a.m. EST, with both contracts reaching their highest increase since February 7. The most active USA gasoline futures RBc2 fell as...

Delta, United join list of companies to pull back from NRA

On Friday, Symantec , the cybersecurity company, announced via Twitter it has halted its NRA discount program. The First National Bank of Omaha in Nebraska will not renew its contract for the gun group's NRA Visa card, spokesman Kevin Langin s...

Several of BB&T's banking services unavailable due to technical issue

A BB&T outage that left millions of customers unable to access their accounts overnight is finally starting to be resolved. "We will continue to provide updates here and on http://BBT.com", the Winston-Salem-based bank tweeted. A bank spokesperso...

Mobile Police Officer Shot & Killed

Police surrounded the residence and exchanged fire with Hollie, before entering the premises about three hours later to find the man dead. It was not immediately determined whether gunfire from police caused Hollie's death or whether it was a self-...

Amazon to offer perks to Prime members who shop at Whole Foods

Non-Prime members aren't left out in the cold, however. All the cardholders get back 2% on restaurants, gas stations and drugstores while 1% for all other purchases, notes TechCrunch . Amazon Prime members can take advantage of the free shipping, st...

Time Warner's Profits Rise as Advertising Rates Stabilize

The company's average Piotroski F-Score: 3 during the last 7 years. Time Warner Inc now has $75.52 billion valuation. Time Warner Inc. (TWX ) stock analysis is based on price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio. It has outperformed by 19.67% the S&P500. ...

Three Britons die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the Eurocopter EC130 aircraft sustained considerable damage. A spokesperson added: "We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident a...

'Freezing rain will likely persist for several hours': Environment Canada

Sunday's high should hit -2 C, before falling to an overnight low of -11 C. The warning comes with the usual caution of slippery roads, sidewalks and parking lots and transportation delays. A special weather statement is in effect for the area wi...

Profit of the oil company BP increased more than twice in 2017

BP shares fell 1.3 percent to 476 pence at 12:06 p.m.in London as a broader rout in equity markets continued. The group benefitted from a rise in oil prices, with the price of a barrel of Brent crude having surged by 40 percent since July. The blast ...

South African Parliament Announces Debate Against President

EFF president Julius Malema has requested that the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on February 22 be held through a secret ballot. Another opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), had lobbied speaker Mbete to postpone th...

Iranian women take off hijabs in public to protest law

However, at least two women have, including one on Monday. On December 27, a woman later identified as 31-year-old Via Movahed became an worldwide sensation after she stood atop a telecoms box in Tehran's Enghelab Street. The December demonstrati...

IFC Holdings Incorporated FL Acquires 3465 Shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL)

PayPal shares, meanwhile sank 9.75% to $77.00. EBay said the benefits of the changes would include lower costs for sellers and more payment options for buyers . eBay has confirmed it will not be renewing its contract with the online payments ...

CA torture parents traveled to Huntsville for 'weird' sexual encounters, sister says

They were permitted to bathe just once a year, Hestrin said, and if they washed their hands above their wrists, they would be chained up as punishment for playing with water. He authored the 2016 book 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting , which promises t...

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"One Is To One": Mamata Banerjee's Template For 2019 General Elections

By the time she ended her rounds for the day, the Trinamool Congress chief said the Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav format could be replicated in many other states. "Delhi is a part of Ind...

Jaguar and Waymo announce self driving auto deal and driverless I-Pace

Companies planning to launch driverless car services generally supplement existing hardware on vehicles supplied by auto makers with their own self-driving technology. Waymo CEO ...

Nearly 100 jobs to go in Toys R Us distribution hub closure

Retail Group, and Party City Holdco Inc., which often open pop-up stores around the Halloween season and fill their stores with Halloween gear, toys and props. "I am very disappoin...

Powell marks start of Fed tenure with rate rise

There were no dissents to the vote to raise rates. Americans with credit card debt are especially vulnerable to rising interest rates. The central bank continues to project three r...

Amazon to buy Toys R Us?

Shoppers visiting the soon-to-close Toys R Us store in Johnson City may have been surprised to see signs indicating the business was hiring. In February began going-out-of-business...

Dog bound for Kansas ends up in Japan

The Kansas breeder said her French bulldog Tilley will get some extra hugs tonight. A flight attendant, anxious that the carrier did not fit under the seat, instructed the owners ...

Trump 'On the Same Wavelength' as Mike Pompeo on North Korea

Tillerson had visited Nigeria on the last leg of his official visits to Africa, and met President Muhammadu Buhari, during which they discussed issues of mutual interest to both c...

Fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter

The final statistics show that it took "the truth about six times as long as falsehood to reach 1500 people and 20 times as long as falsehood" to "cascade", or spread new inf...

Goldman CEO Blankfein to step down as soon as year-end

Lloyd Blankfein could step down as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) chief executive as soon as the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, swiveling the focu...

Allscripts Launches EHR-Integrated Lyft Transportation Service

The ride cost for the patients will be covered by the health care providers. With it, businesses can schedule rides for individuals. In the previous year alone, 3.6 million peop...

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United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United Airlines appears to have had a change of heart about its decision to replace quarterly employee bonuses with a lottery system . A new staff bonus reward program implemen...

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

That JPMorgan Chase & Co.is seemingly among the first banks Amazon has approached about the project is most likely no coincidence. Sie Soheili, a spokesman for Capital One, and...

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

CFIUS asked Qualcomm to delay the Broadcom takeover vote which was supposed to happen on Tuesday. Qualcomm's shares fell 4 percent in trading before the bell. "It is critic...

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

The S&P 500 lost 36.16 points, or 1.33 percent, to 2,677.67 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 92.45 points, or 1.27 percent, to 7,180.56. But stocks mounted a huge rebound, clawing ...

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Brent crude rose 20 cents to $67.51 per barrel and US West Texas Intermediate futures had climbed 41 cents as of 11:35 a.m. EST, with both contracts reaching their highest increa...