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Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort , facing criminal charges filed by prosecutors in the Russian Federation investigation, accepted the loans from The Federal Savings Bank. The document, filed as part of an investigation of spectracolor Robert Mueller, the secret court, in connection with which its content is unknown. Calk was announced as a member of then-candidate Donald Trump's council of economic advisers, but he was never offered a job in the administration.
  • Taco Bell Cashier Fired For Putting Racial Slur On Customer's Receipt

    Taco Bell Cashier Fired For Putting Racial Slur On Customer's Receipt

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    Lee says he heard the cashier joking about the incident with his co-workers, continuing to use the slur out loud. An Asian-American medical student was described with a racial slur at a fast food chain in Philadelphia. Taco Bell's public relations team has since issued a statement with the typical "we don't condone this sort of behavior" language. In Young Lee , a native of Korea, detailed the entire humiliating ordeal in a Facebook post he penned after dining at the location during the ...
  • The US Treasury opens its auction floodgates today

    The US Treasury opens its auction floodgates today

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    Concerns about an expected surge in federal borrowing have escalated after a major tax overhaul late previous year that is estimated to add up to $1.5 trillion to government indebtedness. Adding to that, there will also be $28 billion of 2-year notes that will be auctioned today too. It's something that traders and investors will have to get used to this year.
  • New FCA chair reveals investment in tax avoidance scheme

    New FCA chair reveals investment in tax avoidance scheme

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    Randell, who is due to take the top job at the FCA in April, disclosed his membership in the Ingenious Film Partners 2 LLP partnership to the assessment panel at his interview for the role, noting that he had invested on the advice of his adviser at the time, according to published reports.
  • North Korea Canceled at the Last Minute a Meeting with Mike Pence

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    A North Korean delegation arrived in South Korea last week, which was led by the North Korean ceremonial leader, Kim Yong-Nam and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong. While Ms Kim met with South Korean president Moon Jae-in, she did not meet with Mr Pence - despite having been seated only metres away from the USA vice president during the ceremony.
  • $20 trillion Bitcoin grab in cryptocurrency exchange glitch

    $20 trillion Bitcoin grab in cryptocurrency exchange glitch

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    Currently, Japan has 16 registered crypto exchanges and another 16 exchanges awaiting approval. Japan is the first country to recognize bitcoin as a legal payment method and to regulate the cryptocurrency exchanges. According to Reuters , which cites unnamed sources, the crypto exchanges chose to form a self-regulating body to better safeguard investors after the Coincheck hack.
  • JPMorgan Chase going bigger, taller with new Midtown HQ

    JPMorgan Chase going bigger, taller with new Midtown HQ

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    Demolition of the existing 52-floor building will begin in 2019 and construction of the new tower, which is expected to rise about 70 stories, likely will take four to five years, a JPMorgan spokesman said. The company intends to work closely with its supplier diversity team to encourage the participation of Minority and Women- Owned Business Enterprises.
  • 'Beast from the East' on its way

    'Beast from the East' on its way

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    By Monday it will turn very cold more widely and this will probably be the start of the coldest spell of the winter. There is potential for some disruptive snowfall next week, although the likelihood of heavy snow in any given location is very hard to gauge; some places could see some significant amounts of snow, while nearby locations may receive very little.
  • France's Private Sector Growth Slows To 4-Month Low

    France's Private Sector Growth Slows To 4-Month Low

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    Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at a slower pace in February as growth of new export orders slowed due to the yen's appreciation, showing the corporate sector remains highly sensitive to currency market moves. The manufacturing PMI dropped to 56.1 from 58.4 a month ago. Despite the rate of expansion cooling from close to twelve-year high seen in January, Eurozone business activity continued to grow as employment uptick and price pressures remained elevated.
  • Uber Launches 'Uber Express Pool' In Select Cities

    Uber Launches 'Uber Express Pool' In Select Cities

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    The idea is that during this additional time, Uber's algorithm is blasting through hundreds of different drivers, routes, pickup and dropoff locations, and additional riders looking for the optimal match. The good folks over at Uber are back at it again. But don't fret fans of having a auto come to their home filled with strangers, the company has no plans to discontinue Uber Pool .
  • (NASDAQ:MSFT) Forecasted to Earn Q3 2018 Earnings of $0.87 Per Share

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    Rothschild Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $708.38 billion market cap company. Therefore 78% are positive. Microsoft Corporation has been given an analysts' mean target of 104.24. Credit Suisse Group reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $95.00 price objective on shares of Microsoft in a report on Friday, October 27th.
  • McDonalds are changing Happy Meals and people are not...happy

    McDonalds are changing Happy Meals and people are not...happy

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    In 2004, the fast food chain started offering apples while in 2013, they began excluding soda from the Happy Meal section of its menu boards. It's no secret that McDonald's Happy Meals aren't healthy , and even with these changes, they still won't be entirely "healthy" - but they will be more compliant with global menu standards, according to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation .
  • AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Holdings Reduced by Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC

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    Carnegie Capital Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $187.35B market cap company. (NYSE:ABBV) for 43,665 shares. Therefore 48% are positive. The lowest target is $66.0 while the high is $84.0. The shares were sold at an average price of $94.01, for a total value of $20,512,323.93.
  • 3M Agrees to Pay $850 Million to Settle Minnesota Water Contamination Lawsuit

    3M Agrees to Pay $850 Million to Settle Minnesota Water Contamination Lawsuit

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    The state sought $5 billion in punitive damages from 3M. On Tuesday, jury selection begins for the trial of the State of Minnesota vs. 3M Co . While the $850 million settlement is under a fifth of what the state sought in damages, it is more money than what 3M told the Securities and Exchange Commission it had in environmental liabilities as of the end of previous year.
  • AT&T to start rollout of mobile 5G in Dallas, Atlanta, Waco

    AT&T to start rollout of mobile 5G in Dallas, Atlanta, Waco

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    The three cities are part of a dozen markets that are supposed to get 5G from AT&T this year. AT&T has said it will be aggressively pushing 5G deployment this year and beyond with the introduction of mobile 5G in many cities, extending its 5G Evolution to more cities and expanding the virtualisation of its network.
  • Washington Trust Bank Has $7.57 Million Stake in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

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    Shares of Walt Disney Co ( NYSE:DIS ) traded down $0.55 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $105.98. (NASDAQ:CBRL) has risen 11.16% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0.59% or 2.73 million shares. Glg Lp stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Walt Disney Company (DIS) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 14.17.