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The lawsuit is the first major challenge to a merger by the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump , who has repeatedly criticized Time Warner's CNN news unit and announced his opposition to the deal a year ago, saying it would concentrate too much power in AT&T's hands.
  • Oman to attend OPEC meeting on November 30, supports oil cuts extension

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    The non-OPEC group of producers-led by Russia-has pledged to take 558,000 bpd off the market, which, combined with OPEC's 1.2-million-bpd cut, is removing close to 1.8 million bpd off the market as the cartel and its partners in this deal are trying to prop up oil prices and shrink high global oil inventories.
  • United Kingdom inflation steady at five-year high in October

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    Britain's annual inflation rate steadied at a five-year high of 3.0 percent in October as rising food prices offset falling motor fuel costs, official data showed Tuesday. Both wholesale and retail prices edged up in the month of October led by firming up of food prices, especially in the vegetables segment, said FICCI President Pankaj Patel.
  • Missouri starts investigating Google's business practices

    Missouri starts investigating Google's business practices

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    Hawley's office is checking into what Google does with the user information it collects and allegations that it inappropriately scrapes information from competitors' websites. Hawley on Monday said he also agrees with sentiments from the White House, saying Moore has a right to defend himself against the claims reported by the Washington Post.
  • Seoul, Washington start manoeuvers with United States aircraft carriers

    Seoul, Washington start manoeuvers with United States aircraft carriers

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    On Friday he warned world leaders gathered in the Vietnamese resort city of Danang that the Asia-Pacific region "must not be held hostage to a dictator's twisted fantasies". They will aim to enhance combined operation and aerial strike capabilities and also display "strong will and firm military readiness to defeat any provocation by North Korea with dominant force in the event of crisis", Seoul's military said in a statement.
  • United Kingdom industrial production was surprisingly strong in September

    United Kingdom industrial production was surprisingly strong in September

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    Industrial production climbed a working-day-adjusted 4.7 percent year-over-year in September, slower than the 6.2 percent spike in the previous month. The growth was the fastest since February, when production increased 2.9%. Some important items showing high positive growth during the current month over the same month in previous year include "separators including decanter centrifuge" (117.4%), "bodies of trucks, lorries and trailers" (94.5%), and steroids and hormonal preparations ...
  • Government's holdup of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner worries some

    Government's holdup of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner worries some

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    Another source, however, told Reuters that Murdoch has "zero interest" in acquiring CNN . "I have never been told that the price of getting the deal done was selling CNN, period", Stephenson said at a conference Thursday. AT&T announced plans previous year to purchase Time Warner to create a juggernaut with more than 142 million mobile subscribers and a major player in pay TV broadcasting via DirecTV.
  • Gender Pay Gap Day: It's Getting Worse For Young Women

    Gender Pay Gap Day: It's Getting Worse For Young Women

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    The London-based Fawcett Society said women in Britain earn an average of 14 percent less than male counterparts, citing government data, a rate that has been unchanged for the past three years. The gender pay gap now stands at 14.1%, that's the same as it was in 2015 and 2016. While Wales (8.3%) and Scotland (11.1%) fall below the United Kingdom average, London has the largest gap at 20.7%.
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's is now a reality

    Breakfast at Tiffany's is now a reality

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    The eatery, decorated in Tiffany's signature robin-egg blue motif, offers breakfast at $29, excluding tax and tip. "The space is experimental and experiential - a window into the new Tiffany". And look; we have all swooned over Holly Golightly's take-away coffee and croissant outside the Tiffany & Co. windows, but it sounds like the Blue Box Café will take our love affair with NY and Tiffany's up another notch.
  • Uber partners with NASA for flying taxi plan

    Uber partners with NASA for flying taxi plan

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    As for how much such a trip would cost, Uber expects similar prices to those you get when using UberX. It has also been reported that they're working with officials in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, and Dubai to bring flying taxis to those cities.
  • Apple's solution to tax crackdown; find a new loophole

    Apple's solution to tax crackdown; find a new loophole

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    And even if the company can get an "official assurance of tax exemption" - even better! The documents revealed that Apple approached Appleby, a Bermuda-based law firm known for managing offshore companies. CEO Tim Cook appeared before Congress in early 2013 to defend Apple's strategy of holding most of its cash in Ireland. The paper said Apple has $128 billion in offshore profits not taxed by the U.S.
  • Both Bush presidents worry Trump is blowing up the GOP

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    Bush confided to to the author. He also told the author of the book, Mark Updegrove, that he felt Mr Trump ran for the presidency because he had "a certain ego", in remarks reported by USA media outlets including CNN and the New York Times .
  • Western Alberta unemployment rate unchanged in October

    Western Alberta unemployment rate unchanged in October

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    The gain in jobs came amid expectations that the economy has slowed from the torrid pace it set in the first half of the year. The leisure and hospitality industry was hardest hit by the hurricanes in September, shedding 111,000 jobs. Manitoba added 4,000 jobs and Newfoundland and Labrador rose by 3,400. However, September's figure was revised up from a loss of 33,000 jobs to a gain of 18,000 and August's number was revised up from an increase of 169,000 to 208,000 jobs.
  • Unemployment rate way up in Kamloops

    Unemployment rate way up in Kamloops

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    It's the first time the jobless rate has been above 6 per cent in London since June. That trend seemed to continue across the country, as the Canadian economy continued to churn out more jobs in October, even amid forecasts that economic growth is slowing in the second half of the year.
  • Annual NYC Halloween Parade Goes On Despite Attack

    Annual NYC Halloween Parade Goes On Despite Attack

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    After Tuesday's attack near the World Trade Center, which left eight people dead and 13 others injured, Trump has been busy rebuking Democratic leader Chuck Schumer for voting through a visa program he believes is partly to blame for the carnage.
  • Passengers arrested for allegedly performing oral sex on Delta flight

    Passengers arrested for allegedly performing oral sex on Delta flight

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    According to information, the man flew in response to Miami, while the woman continued for Nashville. The unsafe quest to join what's known as the " Mile High Club " has landed two more people in hot water. Meanwhile, passengers on the flight who spoke to WDIV weren't too pleased about the couple's X-rated display. Delta Airlines refused to make any comments about the incident, while research continues.
  • Deadly blast hits embassy district in Afghan capital

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    The blast took place in Wazir Akbar Khan area. It was the first attack targeting the Afghan capital's so-called " Green Zone " since a massive truck bomb ripped through the area on May 31, killing or wounding hundreds. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. The target of the attack was not immediately clear but as well as foreign embassies, the area contains a defense ministry department dealing with foreign relations and several private businesses, including a barber and a ...
  • First Charges Filed in Mueller's Investigation

    First Charges Filed in Mueller's Investigation

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    Details of the charges - including who they are against - have not been made public. As of Saturday morning, it was unclear what exactly the charges were or who they'd been filed against as they were sealed under a federal judge's order. Authorities were preparing to take anyone charged into custody on Monday, CNN reported, citing sources briefed on the matter. Later this summer, Mueller convened a federal grand jury in Washington , DC, in the case.
  • The Bad Rabbit malware was disguised as a Flash update

    The Bad Rabbit malware was disguised as a Flash update

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    While most of the ransomware's victims have been in Russia , Kaspersky Lab also noted attacks in Ukraine, Turkey and Germany. "No exploits were used, so the victim would have to manually execute the malware dropper, which pretends to be an Adobe Flash installer", Kaspersky said .
  • Former HSBC Holdings' executive found guilty in $3.5-bn currency trade

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    However, the suit was first brought to the U.S.to target individuals. USA prosecutors have said that Mark Johnson, formerly head of HSBC's global foreign exchange cash trading desk, schemed to ramp up the price of British pounds before executing a trade for Cairn, making millions for HSBC at Cairn's expense.
  • Audio: SFO tower tries to get Air Canada pilot's attention

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    In an audio recording, you can hear air traffic control tell the pilots to "go around" five times within 30 seconds, but the pilots never acknowledged the order. On July 7, an Air Canada flight from Toronto almost collided with four fully-fueled passenger planes, on a parallel taxiway to 28R. According to the FAA, four full planes were lined up and awaiting approval to take off.
  • Taco Bell's Kit Kat Quesadillas

    Taco Bell's Kit Kat Quesadillas

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    Brand Eating reports that Taco Bell began hawking the chocolate confection a year ago in several countries overseas, including the lucky UK . Just in time for Halloween, Taco Bell is testing a new dessert product that some might find downright scary.
  • Tesla working out a deal to set up a factory in China

    Tesla working out a deal to set up a factory in China

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    No timeframe for the launch of the Tesla plant was given. The electric auto maker has reaffirmed that it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government regarding the set up of a factory in the region. China has identified new-energy vehicles as a strategic emerging industry and aims to boost annual sales of plug-in hybrids and fully electric cars 10-fold in the next decade.