• 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

    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.
  • Expecting DOJ to Release Anti-Trump Fake Fusion Dossier Payor

    Expecting DOJ to Release Anti-Trump Fake Fusion Dossier Payor

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    Trump is referring to news of two executives from Fusion GPS who chose to remain silent yesterday during a private meeting with the House Intelligence Committee. Fritsch and Catan took the Fifth on every question posed by committee members. Fusion GPS also said that if compelled to testify before the committee, staff at the firm would invoke their constitutional privileges, but they have yet to do so.
  • Trump Offered $25000 to Dad of Deceased Soldier, But It Never Came

    Trump Offered $25000 to Dad of Deceased Soldier, But It Never Came

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    Trump and Baldridge talked about the manner of his son's death, according to the newspaper. "But I was like, 'Damn, no check.' Just a letter saying 'I'm sorry'". After Johnson died this month in Niger , Trump allegedly said Johnson " knew what he signed up for ", according to Wilson and Johnson's mother. "The money doesn't mean anything to me at all - not even a little", she said.
  • Northwest Indiana groups make pitches for Amazon's HQ2

    Northwest Indiana groups make pitches for Amazon's HQ2

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    Economic development officials said the city has had informal discussions with Amazon and indicated that tax incentives will be on the table, but said they have not discussed numbers. Mr. Thomson said there has been too much public focus on financial incentives, and said Amazon's top internal concern is finding a large pool of technology talent.
  • FDA Approves Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Gene Therapy

    FDA Approves Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Gene Therapy

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    It's diagnosed in about 72,000 people each year, although just a fraction of these would be eligible for the new therapy. The indication includes diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) not otherwise specified, primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, high-grade B-cell lymphoma, and DLBCL arising from follicular lymphoma (transformed follicular lymphoma).
  • United Kingdom retail sales growth at slowest level in four years

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    Economists had forecast a 0.1 percent fall for September. Year-on-year retail growth for Q3 overall was 1.3 percent, which is the weakest rate of annual growth since Q2 in 2013. "These latest figures will however give the Bank of England further food for thought when it comes to their impending decision on interest rates. On top of that the Bank could well find its credibility compromised if it fails to follow through on its recent hawkish commentary, and would once again be on the hook for ...
  • Ford recalls 1.3 million trucks; doors could open while driving

    Ford recalls 1.3 million trucks; doors could open while driving

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    Dealers can fix the issue by installing water shields over the door latches and repairing the door latch actuation cables, at no cost to the customer. The Problem: Frozen door latches, as well as bent or kinked actuation cables, may cause the door not to open or close properly. Ford says it has no reports of accidents or injuries associated with the problem .
  • Aldi, Lidl keep adding United Kingdom market share: Kantar

    Aldi, Lidl keep adding United Kingdom market share: Kantar

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    Southern sales are not almost as strong as they are in Morrisons' heartlands, but they are catching up". "They now account for 45 per cent of sales, with Asda's value-focused Farm Stores line and premium Extra Special range leading the charge".
  • Drone Hits Commercial Jet in Canada for First Time

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    A drone struck one of the wings of a charter airline Skyjet that was approaching Quebec City's Jean Lesage International Airport. The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment outside regular business hours. He noted that drone violations are a major concern for the government and that to date there have been 1,596 drone incidents reported to Transport Canada .