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Though the falls themselves do not freeze, the water creates large swathes of mist that coat the surrounding greenery in ice. At the base of the falls, the ice bridge reportedly gets so thick sometimes that people build concession stands on it.
  • India December Consumer Price Inflation at 17-Month High

    India December Consumer Price Inflation at 17-Month High

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    The Labor Department says the December increase in consumer prices followed a much bigger 0.4 percent jump in November and was the smallest advance since a similar 0.1 percent rise in October. Despite a cut in taxes, retail petrol prices have risen 5.6 per cent and diesel by 9 per cent since June in Delhi. Vegetables prices grew 29.13 percent in December as compared with 22.48 percent a month ago, while prices of pulses continued to fall (-) 23.47 percent, as compared with (-) 23.53 ...
  • India's Infosys Profit Rose 38% Last Quarter

    India's Infosys Profit Rose 38% Last Quarter

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    In dollar terms, TCS on Thursday reported a Q3 revenue of $4,787 million, up 1 per cent quarter-on-quarter and 9 per cent year-on-year. That compared with analysts' average estimate of 37.10 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data.
  • China orders probe into Marriott for listing Tibet as country

    China orders probe into Marriott for listing Tibet as country

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    Alongside Marriott, the Spanish clothing giant Zara, Delta Air Lines and Medtronic - a medical device company - were all called out by Chinese authorities for "illegal" classification of regions that Beijing claims under its authority. It said others in the industry should heed this as a warning. China claims indisputable sovereignty over all four of the territories and bristles at any suggestion of independence.
  • FCA To Invest $1B In Michigan Plant, Pay Out Bonuses

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    The carmaker also said it would provide a special bonus of about $2,000 to each of its 60, 000 hourly and salaried US employees after the recent tax code overhaul. On Wednesday, Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp announced they would build a new $1.6 billion joint venture auto assembly plant in Alabama, drawing praise from Trump.
  • Meet the Cruise AV, GM's First Production-Ready Driverless Car

    Meet the Cruise AV, GM's First Production-Ready Driverless Car

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    The Detroit automaker is gearing up to meet its deadline for deploying a driverless ride-hailing service next year in a yet-to-be-named city. He says the company isn't announcing how many will be made. GM is asking for exceptions to rules around cars on roads that are specific to having humans at the wheel, and detailing their workarounds and safety measures.
  • China Trade Cools As Imports Fall Short But Exports Rise 11%

    China Trade Cools As Imports Fall Short But Exports Rise 11%

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    It was the weakest annual growth in imports since December 2016. China's exports rose 10.8% in yuan terms in 2017 thanks to a boom in global trade, Bloomberg reported . That came even as the overall surplus fell 17 percent to $422.5 billion, bringing the share of the US portion of the surplus to 65 percent previous year, up from 49 percent in 2016.
  • Of course Uber allegedly had a tool to remotely destroy evidence

    Of course Uber allegedly had a tool to remotely destroy evidence

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    Uber defended its use of Ripley, saying that the practice is common among businesses and helps it protect its information. Ripley was named for the heroine played by Sigourney Weaver in the " Alien " films, and it was inspired by a line of dialogue from " Aliens ", the second film in the franchise.
  • Toyota, Mazda plan $1.6 billion assembly plant

    Toyota, Mazda plan $1.6 billion assembly plant

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    It will be able to build 300,000 vehicles per year and will produce the Toyota Corolla compact auto for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda , the companies have said. The state of Alabama is the fifth largest producer of cars and light trucks nationally, with a strong automotive manufacturing presence. The site for the new plant is in Huntsville, located approximately 14 miles from Toyota's Alabama plant.
  • Watch Online Telecast as ISRO Launches 100th Satellite

    Watch Online Telecast as ISRO Launches 100th Satellite

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    The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) which has been a workhorse for ISRO will take into orbit a total of 31 satellites, of which the Cartosat 2-series satellite and two others are Indian satellites. The six strap-on solid rocket boosters - four ignited on the ground and two in the air - will all complete their burns and jettison from the PSLV by T+plus 1 minute, 32 seconds.
  • Malaysia Launches New Search for Missing Airliner

    Malaysia Launches New Search for Missing Airliner

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    The plane, carrying almost 240 passengers and crew, disappeared on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March of 2014. Director of Blue Water Recoveries Ltd, underwater wreck hunter David Mearns termed the U.S. The vessel will have 65 people on board, including two Malaysian government representatives, officials said. The search is expected to be completed within 90 days, he told a news conference.
  • Ford Urges Some Ranger Owners Not To Drive After Takata Deaths

    Ford Urges Some Ranger Owners Not To Drive After Takata Deaths

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    But U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, whose state has seen three deaths caused by the inflators, said NHTSA has known the Ranger inflators were deadly since the Knight's death in December of 2015. The new recall will allow for identification of the 2,900 owners in the highest risk pool. We take this matter very seriously and are advising owners of these specific 2006 Ford Rangers to stop driving their vehicles so dealers can make repairs immediately.
  • Oil prices high on expectations of U.S. inventory drains

    Oil prices high on expectations of U.S. inventory drains

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    On the other hand, factors outside OPEC's control, such as USA shale production expansion and potentially strong global oil demand growth, could also spell the end of the production pact. Estimates suggest that OPEC oil output was largely unchanged at 32.41 mbpd in December and overall compliance touched 128 per cent. Yet, the demand was the story that has not been told enough.
  • Scottish ethical hacker weighs in on 'Spectre' and 'Meltdown' chip vulnerabilities

    Scottish ethical hacker weighs in on 'Spectre' and 'Meltdown' chip vulnerabilities

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    Guidance from USA cyber-security project CERT, which is funded by the federal government, originally advised computer users that in order to fully remove the vulnerability they would have to "replace" processor hardware. What are "Spectre" and "Meltdown"? They are trying. Meltdown can be fixed by installing a software "patch" on the machine. If you don't have automatic updates turned on, go to Windows Settings to manually update.
  • JPMorgan, Goldman to lead Dropbox in US IPO

    JPMorgan, Goldman to lead Dropbox in US IPO

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    Indications are that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. will lead the potential listing. Other banks may be brought on board to fill additional rolls on the IPO. 500 million registered users around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. Confidential filings, which were enabled by the JOBS Act, allow companies to submit paperwork to the SEC without public scrutiny.
  • New IKEA ad asks women to pee on it to receive discount

    New IKEA ad asks women to pee on it to receive discount

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    If you think ancient Egyptians peeing on bags of barley as pregnancy tests was unusual, well. The idea in theory seems quite modern, but some critics have pointed out that there is a hygiene issue, especially if the pages then have to be handed to a member of staff to receive the discount! Women are encouraged to dab urine on the pullout ad and if the test is positive , a special discounted price on cribs is revealed, CNBC noted .
  • Will enough tax be withheld from your paycheck? Good question

    Will enough tax be withheld from your paycheck? Good question

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    Then that person files their tax return by the following April, and if their tax payments were too high or too low, they must account for the difference through a refund or payment. The new withholding tables are created to work with the Forms W-4 that workers have already filed with their employers to claim withholding allowances.