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Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here’s why

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In 2014, it was $3.65 on Memorial Day weekend. Gas prices are marching toward the $3 mark nationwide as the summer driving season begins. Get ready for sticker shock at the gas station if you're one of the estimated 36 million Americans hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend. Read More »

Unselfishness key to Liverpool's free-scoring front three - Salah

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The final will be played at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium - or Olympic Stadium - in Kiev , the capital of Ukraine. Are you attending the Champions League Final? Sawiris tweeted on Tuesday expressing disagreement with calls for Salah to break his fast on the Liverpool-Real Madrid match day, "those asking Mohamed Salah to break his fast on the final match day do not understand that firstly he would never do so, and secondly that god will stand by him for holding on to his fast and will ... Read More »

Trump Pardons First Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson

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Wilder says he understands the irony of Johnson - who died in a 1946 vehicle crash - being pardoned by a president who some have called racist himself. "I feel like my family's part is my connection to boxing history", said Cutchins past year. The American reigned as world champion from December 1908 to April 1915 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters of all time . Read More »

Uber Shuts Down Self-Driving Car Operations in Arizona

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Uber says it is "winding down" its self-driving vehicle operations in Arizona . Uber suspended its programme in Arizona and elsewhere immediately after one of its SUVs operating in autonomous mode hit and killed a woman crossing the street on a March night in Tempe , marking the first fatality involving a self-driving vehicle. Read More »

U.S. Pushes for Lower Oil Prices as OPEC Mulls Production Boost

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Many developing countries cut or abolished fuel subsidies during the oil-price slump three years ago. Domestically, on the technical front, we could see that the crude oil prices had formed 'Evening Star' candlestick pattern on the top the chart signaling early sell-off in the crude oil prices. Read More »

What is the GDPR Privacy Law and Why Should You Care?

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The territorial scope of the General Data Protection Regulation that takes immediate effect will apply to the processing of personal data by businesses "established" within the European Union. While a user seeking to exercise the data portability right would be able to move playlists he or she created, the situation becomes fuzzy if the playlists are created by the streaming service using algorithms. Read More »

Trump and fear have beaten the once-powerful NFL

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One day after league owners mandated that players must stand for the "Star-Spangled Banner" - they now have the option of remaining in the locker room for the playing of the anthem - few of the 32 teams had done more than preliminary work on the issue. Read More »

Trump administration considers tariff on cars

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Trade Expansion Act, which allows safeguards based on "national security". If implemented under Section 232, the tariffs could only come after an investigation by the Commerce Department, which would likely take several months. The report caused USA carmaker shares to jump and hit those of overseas companies like Toyota Motor with its New York-traded shares falling 0.67 per cent. Read More »

Mowgli Trailer: The dark version of The Jungle Book

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The trailer begins with Mowgli in a cage, probably captured by humans living in villages nearby to the jungle. To name a few voice actors, there's Benedict Cumberbatch as Shere Khan , Christian Bale as Bagheera , Cate Blanchett as Kaa and Andy Serkis as Baloo . Read More »

Iran condemns United States threats of 'strongest sanctions'

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According to Qasemi, the problems in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Palestine and Afghanistan are the outcome of the U.S. policies in the region. Separately, Iran's government spokesman said that the plan outlined by Pompeo would exacerbate the public's hostility to the United States. Read More »

Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as new manager

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The 46-year-old Emery left Paris Saint-Germain when his contract expired at the end of the season after winning one Ligue 1 title and four domestic cups during his two-season spell in charge. Arsenal , meanwhile, continue to go about the finishing touches of what is a first management recruitment process at the north London club in nearly a quarter of a century. Read More »

Why the US-China Trade Truce May Not Last

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China's relief, coming after talks last week between the world's two largest economies, elicited mixed reactions from US business leaders, with some happy to see the prospect of tariffs fade and others saying it would be hard for the Trump administration to regain momentum to address what they see as troubling Chinese policies. Read More »

Novel Preventive Migraine Treatment Gains FDA Approval

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The new treatment, which can be administered with an autoinjector, should now be available within a week. New treatment options, specifically developed to treat migraine, are making their way, suggesting potential demand for Aimovig. Moreover, since trial participants in the control group reported a substantial, although smaller, improvement, it appears part of the benefit comes from the placebo effect. Read More »

Kroger inks deal to acquire home-delivery, AI technology

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Kroger is the fourth worldwide partnership for Ocado and its fifth in total as it has looked to expand, not as an online grocer but more as a technology solution provider. The Ocado CEO said his firm will work with Kroger to roll out up to 20 robotic warehouses across the US over the first three years of the agreement. Read More »

Stormy Daniels: Donald Trump admits repaying lawyer $250000 who paid porn star

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After Trump's election, Cohen solicited corporations for consulting gigs and funneled large sums of money from those firms through Essential Consultants LLC . because of attorney-client privilege and his fear that Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti , is shady. Rumaihi said Wednesday that Cohen first asked for the money, and Rumaihi refused, several days before the Trump Tower meeting, when the two saw each other at the Peninsula Hotel in NY. Read More »

French Total Hits The Brakes On Major Iranian Gas Project

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Washington is re-imposing strict sanctions on Iran, which were lifted under the 2015 deal to curb the country's nuclear ambitions. Danish oil product shipping operator Maersk Tankers said it would wind down its customer agreements in Iran by November, while German insurer Allianz said on Tuesday it was preparing to wind down Iran-related business. Read More »

Apple sues Samsung for $1 billion in design patent violation

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Apple is now asking for a full $1 billion from Samsung during the damages retrial, adding that "Samsung infringed millions and millions and millions of times". After the jury left the courtroom, Judge Koh said Samsung's counsel had asked Kare for her. The first request followed an objection from Apple to Quinn's reference to slides showing pre-2010 phones. Read More »

Crypto Startup Circle Raises $110 Million In Investment Round

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China-based Bitmain is one of the world's largest cryptocurrency mining companies and a leading manufacturer of the high-powered computer servers used for mining cryptocurrencies. Circle , which is valued at almost €3 bilion following the latest round, also announced a new virtual currency or so-called "stablecoin", known as Circle USDC, which is to run on ethereum , will be pegged to the US dollar. Read More »

US Senate votes to restore and save Net Neutrality

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They will face a tough fight in the House because many Republican reps support FCC's regulation. Democrats were undeterred. They saw their effort as something that will energize young voters who value unfettered access to the internet. Read More »

After Guerrero's World Cup ban, union seeks new doping rules

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The suspension finished 10 days ago. But WADA lodged an appeal - alongside another from Guerrero seeking to quash his sanction altogether - requesting the Federation Internationale de Football Association decision was set aside and a ban of one to two years implemented. Read More »

Macy's Lifts Outlook After Solid First Quarter

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At the same time, Macy's earnings per share, excluding special items, were reported at $0.48 during the quarter ended on May 5th, which outstripped market consensus ($0.37 per share). Saunders said the first of these is the shift of the Friends and Family promotion to this period; previous year this fell into the second quarter. The firm had revenue of $5.54 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.39 billion. Read More »

Missing in action: James Murdoch

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According to CNBC , Comcast was willing to offer $60B in cash to 21st Century Fox in hopes of acquiring the company and most of its media assets. The next phase is expected to take place in the summer when shareholders will be asked for their approval of the sell-off. Read More »

The troubled history of the East Coast rail franchise

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Grayling insisted the government's decision to take control of the franchise "was not because the route is failing". It is not a failing railway. Grayling suggested that Virgin and Stagecoach had lost around £200m supporting VTEC, while the franchise had returned approximately £1bn in premium payments to government. Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days

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However, fuel prices remained unchanged for 19 days before the Karnataka elections, and state-owned oil companies are estimated to have lost around ₹ 500 crore as they absorbed the higher cost due to the rise in worldwide crude prices as well as the fall in rupee against the USA dollar during the period. Read More »

Amazon Prime Offers Discounts on Whole Foods Market Items for Florida Shoppers

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Amazon Prime members can save money while getting groceries. However this is an interesting idea, tying together this idea of providing fresh foods at a good price to Prime members. Customers can also go to the Whole Foods Market app to learn about numerous best offers each week. Well, it turns out that one of the ways to shop at Whole Foods at cheaper prices is to become an Amazon Prime member. Read More »

Antonio Conte: Chelsea lacked spirit, will and desire in Newcastle defeat

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Conte revealed that Thibaut Courtois had trained with the side and is in contention to make the trip to St. James' Park for the season finale, having missed the disappointing draw to Huddersfield Town with a back injury. If nothing else, Chelsea looked like a team without a plan this season. Prior to the Huddersfield game we were in good form but that's not an excuse. Read More »

The Surface Hub 2 can 'tile' four units into one big display

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Coming in at 50.5-inch with a 4K+ display, the new Surface Hub 2 boasts a lovely design with tiny bezels that offer an immersive collaboration experience. This spells out to something around $5000 - one-fourth of the Surface Hub's price tag. "That's why Microsoft today is announcing Surface Hub 2, designed from the ground up to get people engaged - to get out of their seats, create and dynamically collaborate as a team, regardless of location". Read More »