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The beginner's guide to Pokemon GO

While there is no confirmation of a specific partnership for Pokemon Go yet, some have noticed references to "McDonalds" in the game's cod...

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Global Demand Seen Keeping Oil Prices Up in 2016 Despite High Stockpile

Crude stockpiles at Cushing, Okla., the delivery point for WTI and the biggest USA oil-storage hub, dropped 166,000 barrels last week, the API s...

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US Senate passes measure that would require GMO labeling

Certain farm associations and beverage company have praised the legislation. The U.S. Senate Thursday passed a bill that is said to requ...

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Stocks mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading

MSCI's all-country world equity index was last up 1.29 points, or 0.32 percent, at 409.68. Shares of Goldman Sachs rose 3.1% and contributed...

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BoE's Financial Stability Report: Bank of England Warns over Stability Risks

In a speech given by Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, it was confirmed there is evidence that the forecast risks to the economy...

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Sterling skids to new 31-year low on Brexit worries

In the first quarter however, foreign investment inflows fell by nearly 50% and more recently the share prices of real estate investment trusts ...

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South China Sea and trade are separate issues: Ciobo

Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen also expressed outrage over the UN's decision. He insisted that he was not sent by the government and was only b...

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Al Franken is anxious about Pokemon Go players' privacy

While a week is certainly not a very long time , it has been long enough for players to explore and discover numerous nuances that make up the ...

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Islamic preacher Zakir Naik`s press conference via Skype cancelled

Bangladesh launched a probe on Wednesday on schools bearing the name "Peace", suspecting them to be linked with controversial Indian Islamic pre...

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House votes to bar heavy water purchases from Iran

The House is slated to vote on a bill Wednesday placing new sanctions on Iran following the discovery the country breached its nuclear agreement...

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Drug Addicts behind Terror Attacks on Saudi Mosques, Interior Ministry

Seven people were believed killed and two wounded in three separate attacks - in Medina , at a Shiite mosque in Qatif, and in western Jeddah,...

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Houses passes bill to boost airport security, reduce lines

Deere, the association's Senior Vice President for Government and External Affairs. The Senate is expected to vote later this week. The FAA'...

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Stocks open at all-time highs, then go red

Investors have been rattled by lower oil prices, falling corporate earnings, fears of possible interest-rate increases, slowing growth in China,...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates near all-time lows

This is the 4th time it's been 3.52%. Well, these lower rates directly benefit purchasers and refinancers. At the current average rate of 3.52...

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Fed survey finds modest growth across most of the US

The Fed's districts generally reported house price increases, with modest residential construction activity across districts. Investors see abou...

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Cavendish aims for his 4th victory in this year's Tour

Froome received a six-second bonus for his second-place finish on the 162.5km stage, stretching his lead over fellow Briton Adam Yates of Orica-...

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Dow Jones industrial average closes at a record high

The S&P 500 closed 0.7 percent higher, led by a more than 2 percent rise in energy. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares earlier ...

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Yum China sales result matches Street view, shares up

A year ago, sales at the late-night fast-food stop rose a healthy 6%. Over all, for the period ended June 11, Yum reported a profit of $339 ...

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Government rejects Brexit petition calling for fresh vote

British foreign office said United Kingdom should now prepare for the exit process that the government is committed to 52 percent of people who ...

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David Cameron's legacy is out of his control

Corbyn took the joke in good heart and Labour lawmakers joined in a long round of applause as Cameron finally left the chamber after six years a...

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UK Prime Minister Cameron says farewell

May is also known for her style, especially her leopard-print shoes. I know you're working around the clock. On a more serious note, Cameron ...

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Hillary Clinton retains lead on Donald Trump in Wisconsin, but margin narrows

She chose to deliver her speech here at the Old State Capitol, the site of Abraham Lincoln's 1858 speech in which he declared "a house divided a...

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Uncle: Web dispute over Black Lives Matter precedes killing

The off-duty officer, who has not been named, then shot him. Police claimed that Gebhard had made threatening online statements to various peo...

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A year later, Iran nuclear deal is holding but fragile

But the House's top Democrat, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, on July 12 urged Democrats to vote against the legislation, which Democrats say is a...

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S&P and Dow hit records as growth bets boost Wall Street

That sparked a broad rally on Tuesday that also led to the S&P 500 and the Dow notching new closing highs, and the Nasdaq to turn positive ...

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