• Paris Floods Shut Down Part of Louvre, Other Attractions
Paris Floods Shut Down Part of Louvre, Other Attractions

Over 240 towns and villages in France are battling severe flooding as river Seine reached its highest level on the record. Police again warned Parisians against bathing or canoeing in the river, saying it was "forbidden and extremely dangerous".

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  • United States dollar crashes to 3yr lows against major currencies
United States dollar crashes to 3yr lows against major currencies

The currency dipped Wednesday after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin applauded a weakening of the dollar-only for it to inch back up after President Donald Trump said he would like to see it strengthen. Mnuchin tried to clarify his remarks on Thursday, saying the United States isn't concerned "where the dollar is in the short term". AbbV...

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  • Hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange promises to refund customers
Hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange promises to refund customers

On Friday, January 26, 2018, Coincheck was hacked, resulting in the loss over over $530 million United States dollars worth of NEM ( XEM ) tokens. His comments came after Japanese exchange Coincheck announced Friday that around 523 million of its NEM coins had been directed to another account.

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  • Keurig Dr Pepper to be a beverage beast
Keurig Dr Pepper to be a beverage beast

The hedge fund run by John Lykouretzos held 525,066 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $89.72M, down from 588,360 at the end of the previous reported quarter. DPS's profit will be $211.24 million for 20.44 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group vaulted 22.4 percent after it agreed to be a...

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  • South Korea hospital fire: Death toll rises to 31
South Korea hospital fire: Death toll rises to 31

It said in a statement the mistake in the death toll occurred because of double counting. At least 9 of them are reported to be in a critical condition. "When our fast reaction squad arrived at the scene, the building was already engulfed in thick smoke and flames and they were unable to make their way into it", Choi said.

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  • KIM'S HOTEL HELL: North Korea Building BEACH RESORT at NUKE Testing Site
KIM'S HOTEL HELL: North Korea Building BEACH RESORT at NUKE Testing Site

The specific timeframe for the two-day training session is yet to be confirmed, but the official said it could start as early as Jan 31. According to the new filing, Yupeng and his wife committed wire and bank fraud when they directed 12 wire transfers into a US account controlled by a family member in November 2015.

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  • Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Selling Flamethrowers Now
Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Selling Flamethrowers Now

Anyway, to raise money for the project, Musk has been selling hats . Some took those tweets as a joke while others surmised that The Boring Company is planning to sell pocket-sized flamethrowers, aka lighters. The flamethrower, if this web page is to be believed, will go for $600. The listing features a prototype image of the flamethrower, n...

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  • IQOS Cigarette Alternative Fares Poorly Before FDA Panel
IQOS Cigarette Alternative Fares Poorly Before FDA Panel

Height Securities analyst Stefanie Miller thinks Philip Morris International (PM -2.2%) is likely to end up with FDA approval for its IQOS risk claim. Under a 2009 law, the FDA gained authority to regulate a number of aspects of the tobacco industry. To meet FDA requirements, a company must show that the product will improve the health of ind...

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  • Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Stocks within Institutional Investors Spotlight
Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Stocks within Institutional Investors Spotlight

Southwest Airlines Co . ( LUV ) have shown a high EPS growth of 72.90% in the last 5 years and has earnings rose of 8.50% yoy. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Eagle Global Advsr Limited Liability stated it has 1.37% in The Williams Companies, Inc. The company had revenue of $5.27 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus esti...

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  • Saudi prince detained in corruption sweep out expects his acquittal within days
Saudi prince detained in corruption sweep out expects his acquittal within days

Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is reportedly among those still being held since early November when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the stunning arrests of top princes, businessmen and officials. After freedom, the prince said he plans to continue living in Saudi Arabia and getting back to the high-paced and complex challeng...

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  • Another Cryptocurrency Exchange Hit - Coincheck Confirms Theft Bigger Than Mt Gox
Another Cryptocurrency Exchange Hit - Coincheck Confirms Theft Bigger Than Mt Gox

CoinCheck , a prominent cryptocurrency exchange based in Tokyo, said 500 million NEM coins vanished after they were "illicitly" transferred off the exchange, according to a Bloomberg News report . Coincheck is the leading bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange in Asia. The company subsequently said that it had suspended all withdrawals, stop...

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  • SunPower puts USA expansion on hold after Trump tariff move
SunPower puts USA expansion on hold after Trump tariff move

He took to Twitter to say he was "devastated" after hearing the news that Trump placed a 30 percent tariff on imported solar products. Deeply underpriced by a string of Chinese competitors, the Tempe, Ariz., maker of solar panels laid off hundreds of workers, sold equipment, and shut down its factory on the outskirts of Toledo, its only one in the ...

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  • Hillary Clinton didn't fire adviser accused of sexual harassment
Hillary Clinton didn't fire adviser accused of sexual harassment

But Ms Clinton asked he stay on, to the concern of former campaign officials interviewed by the Times in wake of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment . Clinton was heavily criticized previous year for her past relationship with Harvey Weinstein , the film mogul who donated millions of dollars to Democratic organizations, including Cli...

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  • US Panel Halts Trump Administration's Bid for Tariffs on Canadian Jets
US Panel Halts Trump Administration's Bid for Tariffs on Canadian Jets

The failure to back up the Commerce Department was a rare move by the panel, but it will not release an explanation of its reasoning until March. "It's not meant to circumvent anything, but the fact is that when you produce an aircraft in the U.S.it's not subject to any USA import tariff rules", Bombardier President Alain Bellemare said in an...

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  • Reba McEntire becomes KFC's first female Colonel Sanders
Reba McEntire becomes KFC's first female Colonel Sanders

Reba McEntire is KFC's first female Colonel Sanders. Hit PLAY on the commercial above, then drop a comment below: Do you accept McEntire as your new Colonel Sanders? "It's part of my story, and I'm so excited to now be part of theirs", McEntire says in a press release.

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  • US economy grew at 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter
US economy grew at 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter

Republicans say the tax law, which passed on a party-line vote last December, will produce a surge in economic growth large enough to prevent the measure from adding to the federal deficit. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, interviewed on CNBC, described the modest slowdown in the fourth quarter as a short-term aberration. Mnuchin said the admin...

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  • Oil price hits $71 per barrel for first time since 2014
Oil price hits $71 per barrel for first time since 2014

But there is also the much bigger issue of production: last week, crude oil production in the US hit 9.878 million bpd. Indeed, earlier this week, OPEC member, Saudi Arabia, said "cooperation" between OPEC and its partners will continue beyond 2018.

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  • California DA says couple's abuse of their kids amounted to torture
California DA says couple's abuse of their kids amounted to torture

The parents also allegedly taunted their children by eating pies in front of them and only giving them meager rations of food. "Being molested, watching my mom being beaten and raped and being abused myself as a child combined to cause the fear of people, especially men".

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  • Economist: Subsidies, Not Tariffs, Would Benefit US Solar Industry
Economist: Subsidies, Not Tariffs, Would Benefit US Solar Industry

This Monday, the president of the United States , Donald Trump , imposed strong tariffs to the import of washing machines and solar panels, measure considered a setback to the industry of renewable energy. For Americans considering a shift to solar power, the new tariff is likely to raise the cost of a typical residential solar system by almost $...

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  • Skiers hit by volcanic eruption
Skiers hit by volcanic eruption

New volcanic activity Wednesday, January 24, forced Japanese police to suspend search operations a day after an eruption near a popular ski resort that killed a soldier and injured several other people. Kenji Nogami, a professor of geochemistry at Tokyo Institute of Technology who has been surveying the mountain, said the latest eruption was a ...

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