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Coinbase halts trading after volatile bitcoin price fluctuation

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Buys and sells on Coinbase , the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, were disabled for a little over two hours Friday amid a massive cryptocurrency sell-off. Coinbase , the biggest platform for buying and selling bitcoin , announced on Wednesday that it will be supporting Bitcoin Cash. It's valued at about £2,600 per coin, which is much lower than the £11,700 a Bitcoin is being sold for right now. Read More »

Ryanair Pilots In Germany Announce Pre-Christmas Strikes

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IMPACT has given Ryanair until midday today to come up with a document and said strike action can be implemented in the absence of a timely agreement. Ryanair has said that it also plans to move on to recognize flight-attendant unions in the new year. "This is good news for Ryanair pilots, passengers and shareholders", she said. Read More »

Long Island Iced Tea will now be known as Long Blockchain

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Literally just say the word "blockchain", apparently. The company said Thursday that it plans to ask the Nasdaq to change its trading symbol from its current " LTEA ", but didn't disclose what it wants the symbol changed to. Overstock.com's (OSTK) CEO has floated selling its online retail business to fund developments in blockchain. In what is the most 2017 thing ever, company shares soared by as much as 500 percent in pre-market trading this morning after the company announced the ... Read More »

Ryanair set to meet with union for the first time ever today

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However, arriving earlier for the meeting with the pilots' union IMPACT, Chief Operations Officer Peter Bellew said that expected a total increase of €100 million across pilots and cabin crew, and that there would be no change to the airline's guidance for profitability. Read More »

Updates from 2017 Las Vegas Bowl

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Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit and Molly McGrath will call the game. The sophomore finished the day 26-for-36 for 233 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions. During his next visit, he will be able to look at spots on the field where he passed for four touchdowns, as well as the end zone where he ran for a short score, to help the Trojans (11-2) beat North Texas 50-30. Read More »

Ryanair to meet Irish pilots' union in bid to halt strike

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Ryanair and the Irish pilots' union look set to meet for talks next week in a bid to avert a pre-Christmas strike. "Putting the needs of our customers first, and avoiding disruption to their Christmas flights, is the reason why we will now deal with our pilots through recognised national union structures and we hope and expect that these structures can and will be agreed with our pilots early in the New Year". Read More »

Billionaire founder of Canada drug company, wife found dead at home

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Barry Sherman founded Toronto-based Apotex Inc.in 1974 with two employees and gradually turned it into the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company. The Globe and Mail cited a police source as saying the Shermans' bodies were found hanging from a railing around a basement pool, the theory being that "Mr Sherman killed his wife, hung her body and then hanged himself at the pool's edge". Read More »

Salvation Army, Meadville still needs your help

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In other parts of the country, donations to red kettle campaigns have declined. The Salvation Army is in the midst of its busiest time of year, receiving donations of food and toys from the public and distributing them to those in need. Read More »

Explosion at major NY bus station reported

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Some news outlets reported that the explosion could possibly have been a pipe bomb, and the New York Post reports that the explosion was caused by suicide bomber, who detonated the device in the passageway to the N, Q, R trains. Luckily, this time, there were few injuries and the suspect was caught. Details on how the suspect was apprehended were not immediately available, but the Port Authority Police Benevolent Association, a union representing Port Authority police officers, said on ... Read More »

Christmas Kettle nets $17 m in 2016

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The Salvation Army in State College is concerned they won't meet their goal of more than $50,000 this year. Beginning at Thanksgiving and ending at Christmas, the Salvation Army in Altus serves those in need in Jackson, Greer and Harmon counties. Read More »

Lufthansa cancels plan to buy Air Berlin's Niki

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The European Commission "has clearly indicated that an acquisition of Niki and its integration into the Eurowings group would now not be approved", even with previous concessions on takeoff and landing times, Lufthansa said. "Alternative buyers for Niki were and still are not available, despite all sorts of public announcements and intensive efforts by the chief representative of Air Berlin", it says in a statement. Read More »

Disney to Acquire Some Assets of Fox for $52.4 Billion

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In March, he said he was committed to leaving the company in July 2019. The sale of 21st Century Fox will include stakes in Sky in the United Kingdom and Hollywood film studio as tycoon focuses on Fox News and newspapers. Either way, if Disney ultimately inherits the Sky stake after the CMA has blocked the deal now being pursued by the Murdochs, Disney can simply use the 39% shareholding to launch another full bid for Sky. Read More »

Black Friday shopping spree boosts retail sales

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Spending in cash terms was 4.7 percent higher. "Given the continued resilience of consumer sentiment, we're optimistic that Christmas shopping sales in December will hold up". The growth comes as average store prices increased by 3.1% compared with November a year ago, with food stores having the largest rise of 3.6% since September 2013. Read More »

Westfield to Sell 35 Malls to European Real Estate Giant for $25B

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A tough consumer spending environment and intense competition from online rivals has made retailers more selective with their expansion plans, making life tough for shopping center operators and driving consolidation in the sector. Trading in Westfield shares was halted before the market opened on Tuesday, pending news of the deal. "The indoor mall is dying", he said. Unibail expects the deal to close in the first half of 2018. Read More »

Local residents gather in support of net neutrality

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Despite a biting wind, a few dedicated residents gathered outside the Russel Cellular Verizon Store on Route 11 in support of net neutrality on Thursday, ahead of the Federal Communications Commission vote, which is expected on December 14. Read More »

China Claims Indian Drone Invaded Airspace, New Delhi Says Beijing Was Informed

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In its diplomatic protest to India, "China asked the Indian side to stop the activities of the devices near the border and work with China to maintain peace and tranquility of the border areas", he said. According to the reports, the drone has crossed the LoC at Sikkim. "We will fulfil our mission and responsibility and defend China's national sovereignty and security resolutely", he said. Read More »

Salman Khan Welcomes Anil Kapoor on-board Race 3

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It had an ensemble cast that includes Anil Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan reprising their roles respectively, while Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez were the new additions to the cast of the film. His one liners and fruits obsession entertained the audience thoroughly. The movie will be directed by dance choreographer Remo De'souza, and the cast also includes Bobby Deol and Saqib Saleem. Read More »

HomeKit is the latest Apple product to have a serious security flaw

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However this is only temporary as Apple does plan on fixing the vulnerability permanently in future software updates, but in the meantime hopefully the temporary fix will prevent any unwanted consequences. Apple has confirmed, however, that an iOS 11.2 update arriving next week will restore any broken functionality. After the bug in the HomeKit was reported to the Cupertino iPhone maker, Apple issued an emergency patch to address the security flaws. Read More »

Bryan Singer reportedly sued for allegedly raping 17-year-old

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The legal complaint says that Singer "thrust his body" on Sanchez-Guzman, forced him to the floor and forced him to engage in oral sex. The documents provide a graphic account of the alleged incident, claiming that Singer forced himself on Guzman, who "pleaded with [Singer] to stop" throughout the ordeal. Read More »

Sensex rises over 150 points; Nifty above 10200

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The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE provisionally closed gaining over 300 points, while the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed firmly above the 10,100 level. In contrast, Hero MotoCorp, SBI, Reliance Industries, TCS, Asian Paint and Dr Reddy's succumbed to profit-booking. On Thursday, bargain hunting by investors and robust buying in auto, consumer durables and capital goods stocks lifted the benchmark indices. Read More »