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MoviePass , a U.S. movie ticket subscription app, is seen on a mobile phone in this photo illustration in NY, U.S., May 15, 2018. MoviePass has grown to 3 million subscribers, from about 20,000, since it slashed monthly rates almost a year ago to $10, from as high as $50.
  • Odor diverts Spirit Airlines flight to South Carolina

    Odor diverts Spirit Airlines flight to South Carolina

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    Up to 10 people received medical help after a Spirit Airlines flight from NY to Florida was diverted to SC after a chemical odor was noticed on board. Instead of making it all the way to its destination in Florida, the plane was diverted and landed at Myrtle Beach Airport in SC at 10:08 p.m. "At Spirit Airlines, the safety of our guests and crew is paramount".
  • Mnuchin insists agriculture was part of US-EU trade talks

    Mnuchin insists agriculture was part of US-EU trade talks

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    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC there was "groundwork laid" to resolve steel and aluminum tariffs, and that there would be no new tariffs in either direction while talks were ongoing. The ultimate goal of the White House is to reduce trade barriers to lower the $152 billion U.S. deficit in merchandise trade with the EU. "What needs to happen from now on is that the US and the European Union.
  • Tech Podcast: Zuckerberg's riches take a hit as Facebook stock plunges : Bulletin

    Tech Podcast: Zuckerberg's riches take a hit as Facebook stock plunges : Bulletin

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    So far, three class-action suits have been filed by shareholders claiming that Facebook made false and misleading statements to investors including lack of disclosure around monetization associated with Instagram Stories. Founder Mark Zuckerberg , who has a 13 per cent stake in Facebook, saw his fortune dropped by more than $US12 billion ($A16 billion) in less than 24 hours, to around $74 billion ($A100 billion).
  • Strike Action Hits Ryanair Flights

    Strike Action Hits Ryanair Flights

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    Cabin crew at Ryanair have been battling for better benefits and pay. Ryanair's directly employed pilots, who are members of its Irish trade union, responded by calling a fourth one-day strike on August 3 and warned of further stoppages unless the airline changes tack.
  • Soccer and sex boost British broadcaster ITV

    Soccer and sex boost British broadcaster ITV

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    Newly published data, based on the six months to June 30, shows the broadcaster's statutory profit before tax grew to £265 million from £259 million previous year. The plan is part of ITV's cost-cutting drive to save up to £40m by 2021, with £15m of those cost cuts set to take place next year alone, as recently appointed chief executive Carolyn McCall unveiled what she called a strategy "refresh".
  • In Japan, died the oldest inhabitant of the planet

    In Japan, died the oldest inhabitant of the planet

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    The Japanese woman died Sunday , just days after she submitted evidence to Guinness World Records to be named the oldest living woman. In her family, Chiyo Miyako was known simply as " the goddess ". Japanese women have the world's highest life expectancy of 87, while the men's life expectancy is in the world's top 10, according to the World Health Organization.
  • China to pull approval for Facebook's planned venture

    China to pull approval for Facebook's planned venture

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    Facebook said on Tuesday it planned to create an "innovation hub" to support local start-ups . According to a Chinese government database, Facebook had gained approval to open a subsidiary , but the registration has since disappeared, writes Reuters .
  • Mexico and Canada stress NAFTA pledge after US president warning

    Mexico and Canada stress NAFTA pledge after US president warning

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    Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto said in Mexico City on Friday that he hoped the accelerated talks would allow for a deal in August. Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday that the negotiating teams for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are ready to kick off talks again after they stalled last month.
  • Krispy Kreme Offering A Dozen Donuts for $1

    Krispy Kreme Offering A Dozen Donuts for $1

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    Customers also can purchase a special glazed confetti doughnut, available Friday through August 2 only, while supplies last. LOUIS- Doughnut-maker Krispy Kreme is buying a majority stake in Philadelphia-based Insomnia Cookies for an undisclosed sum.
  • Tax free weekend begins Friday in Mississippi

    Tax free weekend begins Friday in Mississippi

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    This weekend, MS will celebrate the annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday , although as celebrations go it's more like Flag Day than Independence Day, and for good reason. Another local resident, Kylie Gregg, plans to stay home, but she sees the value of using the holiday to purchase more expensive items. "So if you're purchasing a pair of trousers or a shirt or anything like that, that is less than $100 dollars you would receive that", said Lawson.
  • ‘First-time’ kiss with Trump caught EU’s Juncker by surprise

    ‘First-time’ kiss with Trump caught EU’s Juncker by surprise

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    Juncker said striking a deal on zero tariffs on industrial goods was his "main intention", adding, "I had one intention today, to make a deal, and we made a deal". have raised with China. "De-escalating the US-EU trade track, and possibly the Nafta trade track in the period ahead, does not mean the US-China trade track is also ripe for an off-ramp", Evercore ISI vice-chairman Krishna Guha wrote in a note.
  • Shocking brawl breaks out at McDonald's over 'free soft drink'

    Shocking brawl breaks out at McDonald's over 'free soft drink'

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    Customer Marie Dayag , who posted the footage to Facebook and Instagram said the fight started after a woman asked for a water cup and apparently tried to fill it with free soft drink. It starts off with the customer hurling a milkshake over the counter towards the employee. Fontelar, of Las Vegas , has bragged on Instagram that she was the customer in the video and has posted screen grabs and links to DailyMail.com's original story.
  • Disneyland to pay its California workers $15 an hour

    Disneyland to pay its California workers $15 an hour

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    The workers voted throughout the day inside Disneyland's Lincoln Theater, union officials announced late Thursday. Disneyland Resort, which features two theme parks - Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, said the agreement also includes at least 3 percent increases to wage rates for each year of the contract term for those near or above the minimum rates.