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Jeff Bezos BLASTS ‘National Enquirer’ Over Alleged D**k Pic Extortion Plan!

Jeff Bezos BLASTS ‘National Enquirer’ Over Alleged D**k Pic Extortion Plan!

Bezos then hired a team of private investigators to find out how the tabloid got the texts and photos the two exchanged. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment other than to confirm that Bezos ...

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A cryptocurrency fund boss died. Investors’ money may be encrypted forever

A cryptocurrency fund boss died. Investors’ money may be encrypted forever

Remember cryptocurrencies? Those digital coins caused quite a ruckus back in late 2017, slurping up all our graphics cards , yet despite the current slump there's still a lot of money wrapped up in t...

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Facebook's profit reached a record $6.9 billion last quarter

Facebook's profit reached a record $6.9 billion last quarter

Revenue soared 30 per cent from a year ago to $16.9 billion while the number of people using Facebook monthly rose nine percent to 2.32 billion, the company said in its fourth quarter update. FMR LL...

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USA unemployment rate rises to 4 pct in January

USA unemployment rate rises to 4 pct in January

These figures continue the job growth of the December 2018 jobs report . That was slightly lower than the 15,000 that economists had forecast. President Donald Trump has seen the economy grow cons...

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Amazon sales, profit top estimates as retail, advertising soar

Amazon sales, profit top estimates as retail, advertising soar

Despite the overall strong year and ability to convert customer spending into profit, investment analysts were disappointed with the tech titan's estimated $56-60bn Q1 2019 revenue outlook (they hoped...

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Foreign Secretary call with Juan Guaido: 30 January 2019

Foreign Secretary call with Juan Guaido: 30 January 2019

Marco Rubio (R-FL), who has been closely following and exposing the Maduro regime, shared the terrifying news that Maduro troops had arrived at Guaido's house in Caracas on Thursday to intimidate hi...

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Sanctions on Venezuela would reroute crude, leave refiners short

Sanctions on Venezuela would reroute crude, leave refiners short

Brent crude oil futures were at $60.86 a barrel at 1215 GMT, down 23 cents, or 0.38 percent. Amid violent street protests, Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim p...

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Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal hopes

Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal hopes

The U.S. and China - the world's largest economies - engaged in a bitter tariff fight previous year over a number of issues including the their bilateral trade imbalance, alleged intellectual property...

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Apple rises on earnings, revenue beat despite iPhone, China concerns

Apple rises on earnings, revenue beat despite iPhone, China concerns

Apple's board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.73 per share of the Company's common stock. Mr. Cook wrote that the slowdown of China's once-rapidly growing economy and its trade tension...

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U.S. charges Huawei with fraud for violating Iran sanctions

U.S. charges Huawei with fraud for violating Iran sanctions

The indictment is available here and below. "As I told high-level Chinese law enforcement officials in August - we need more law enforcement cooperation with China", acting Attorney General Matt Whi...

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Government Shutdown Cost U.S. Economy $3 Billion: CBO Report

Government Shutdown Cost U.S. Economy $3 Billion: CBO Report

Throughout the 35-day shutdown prompted by President Trump's demand for border wall funding, 800,000 federal employees went unpaid and six government departments went unfunded. Trump said Sunday he th...

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Trump OK with second shutdown over border spat, White House says

Trump OK with second shutdown over border spat, White House says

But on Friday, he reversed course in the face of mounting public pressure, declining poll numbers, escalating air travel delays and anger from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he selected....

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Huawei will launch its foldable-screen 5G smartphone at MWC

Huawei will launch its foldable-screen 5G smartphone at MWC

Chinese telecommunications hardware giant Huawei said it could become the world's largest seller of smartphones in 2019, without the help of the US market and despite growing security concerns. The co...

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International Monetary Fund warns on eurozone slowdown

International Monetary Fund warns on eurozone slowdown

The International Monetary Fund's warning of a darkening outlook on Monday, after China's confirmed its slowest growth rate in almost 30 years, continued to weigh on the mood. "China will continue t...

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CHINA Chinese economic growth at the lowest level in 28 years

CHINA Chinese economic growth at the lowest level in 28 years

The number of children born in the year was the lowest since 1961, when 11.87 million babies were born, South China Morning Post reported . "China's economy is likely to weaken further before gro...

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Netflix won't remove Lac-Mégantic disaster footage from

Netflix won't remove Lac-Mégantic disaster footage from "Bird Box"

Better than expected especially in the regions outside of the American home market, where Netflix won 7.3 million additional customers. It also only managed to add 1.5 million subscribers in the U...

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Oil price TUMBLES: Crude falls as concern grows over weakening United States demand

Oil price TUMBLES: Crude falls as concern grows over weakening United States demand

Still, the agency kept its estimate of oil demand growth unchanged and close to 2018 levels at 1.4 million bpd, which some market participants took as a sign of supporting oil prices. More importantly...

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Trump proposes DACA deal in exchange for wall funding

Trump proposes DACA deal in exchange for wall funding

Trump belittled the trip as a "public relations event" - even though he had just made a similar stop in a conflict zone during the shutdown - and said it would be best if Pelosi remained in Washi...

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Ghosn received 8M euro in 'improper' payments - Nissan

Ghosn received 8M euro in 'improper' payments - Nissan

Nissan and Mitsubishi have announced the results from their joint investigation into the (alleged) misconduct carried out by Carlos Ghosn , who is the former chairman of both companies. But there is ...

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French govt activates plan to prepare for no-deal Brexit

French govt activates plan to prepare for no-deal Brexit

She says she can't. Instead, May will be focusing on the political crisis at home after a week in which her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement was overwhelming rejected by British lawmakers and she na...

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