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Georgia’s lieutenant governor threatens to kill Delta tax break over NRA split


          Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle on Monday threatened to kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta Air Lines unless the company reinstates its relationship with the National Rifle Association (NRA), which is under fire after a school shooting.   

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   Georgia     

 


VW reaches German deal on wages


          Volkswagen has agreed to raise the wages of around 120,000 workers in Germany by 4.3 percent from May, resolving a dispute that had prompted its first strikes since 2004. David Pollard reports.   

  2 months ago


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Commodities rally gives Glencore strongest FY results


          Glencore Chief Executive Ivan Glasenberg hails the group's results as its "strongest on record", bolstered by strong commodity markets and reduced costs. Kate King reports.   

  2 months ago


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AI software differentiates between extremist propaganda and news


          The company behind an artificial intelligence algorithm designed to identify extremist videos says the programme could stop Islamic State video being uploaded to the internet. Stuart McDill reports.   

  2 months ago


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Police recommend charging Israeli PM Netanyahu with bribery


          Israeli police have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two corruption investigations against him. A final decision will be made by the attorney general.   

  2 months ago


   Israel     

 



















Top U.S. Justice Department official steps down for legal job at Walmart


          U.S. Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, who is second in line to the department's top job and first for the Special Counsel's Russia investigation, is stepping down after less than a year to take a position at Walmart, officials said on late Friday.   

  2 months ago


   United States     

 


U.S. markets bounce up after worst week in 2 years


          Wall Street rebounded Friday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising more than 300 points, but U.S. markets still booked their worst week in more than 2 years amid signs of higher inflation and interest rates.   

  2 months ago


   New York, NY     

 

Tronc sells LA Times, other newspapers to local billionaire


          Tronc, Inc. has reached a $500 million deal to sell the Los Angeles Times and several other newspapers in California to local biotechnology billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, both parties announced on Wednesday.   

  2 months ago


   California     

 


Asian markets plummet after Wall Street sell-off


          Stock markets in Asia plummeted Tuesday after the worst sell-off on Wall Street in more than 6 years over signs of higher inflation and interest rates. It came as futures for U.S. markets suggested that more losses are still to come.   

  2 months ago


   Asia     

 

Taxi driver commits suicide outside New York City Hall


          A taxi and limo driver who blamed local and state leaders for "destroying" his industry has committing suicide outside City Hall, officials say.   

  2 months ago


   New York, NY     

 



















Canadian billionaire and wife were murdered, police say


          Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, who were found dead at their home in Toronto last month, were the victims of a double murder, police said on Friday. No suspects have been arrested so far.   

  2 months ago


   Toronto, Canada     

 

South Korea to ban anonymous cryptocurrency trading, price of bitcoin falls


          South Korea, where virtual currency bitcoin is extremely popular, announced Thursday that it will impose additional measures in an attempt to regulate cryptocurrency trading within the country. The price of bitcoin fell as much as 10 percent after the announcement.   

  3 months ago


    

 


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U.S. FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules


          The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to end net neutrality, repealing rules passed by the Obama administration which sought to ensure equal access to content on the internet.   

  4 months ago


   United States     

 


WATCH LIVE:  FCC expected to vote on repealing its net neutrality rules


          The FCC is expected to vote on whether to repeal net neutrality rules. 18 Attorneys General from across the U.S. calling on the FCC to delay Thursday's vote on net neutrality amid concern over fake comments. As many as 2 million comments submitted to the FCC about net neutrality were using stolen identities, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says; nearly half a million came from Russian email addresses.

  

  4 months ago


   Washington, D.C.         1 UPDATES

 

Price of bitcoin breaks $10,000 barrier for the 1st time


          The price of bitcoin soared to another all-time high on Wednesday and broke through the $10,000 barrier for the first time, nearly 9 years after the digital cryptocurrency was first created. The price has risen rapidly over the last few months.   

  4 months ago


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