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Business 'Oops' shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for US
Author: 0 'Oops' shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for US

It's even larger in a gold medal game. Keller started playing hockey when she was 5 years old. "I have spoken with Jocelyne and know that she did not mean to be disrespectful", said Davidson. Former Vernon Lakers forward Scott Salmond is Hockey Canada's vice-president of operations and helped put the Canadian squad together. Rooney was spectacular as well, making 31 stops of her own.

Business SpaceX to attempt satellite launch from California today
Author: 0 SpaceX to attempt satellite launch from California today

Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch its Falcon 9 rocket with a PAZ payload and two microsatellites into space. According to the mission description, equipped with an advanced radar instrument, PAZ will cover the entire globe in 24 hours, serving both commercial and government needs.

Business North Korea has held his dad for nearly 50 years
Author: 0 North Korea has held his dad for nearly 50 years

Not counting the mostly South Korean hockey squad, the North's best performance came from figure skaters Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik, who finished 13th in pairs. The latest visit by officials from the normally reclusive North will coincide with a U.S. delegation led by U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka.

Business Gisin returns from crash to win gold in Olympic combined
Author: 0 Gisin returns from crash to win gold in Olympic combined

Vonn and her father reunited previous year following the death of her grandfather - who was firmly in the American's thoughts going into the Games . Where to turn? The answer was unfortunate for Vonn - she muffed a turn in the slalom portion and her race was over early - but fortunate for viewers who could switch to the hockey game just in time.

Business Billy Graham: US preacher to millions, adviser to presidents
Author: 0 Billy Graham: US preacher to millions, adviser to presidents

But Graham wasn't able to escape the scandal unscathed - anti-Semitic remarks he'd made to Nixon in 1972 were revealed almost 30 years later when the tapes the former President had secretly recorded in his home became declassified. Through a newspaper column, he answered thousands of questions about spirituality. He shared the lessons of Sodom and Gomorrah from the Bible , substituting "New York" for the names of the cities of sin, The New York Times reported.

Business Wall Street edges up in end to brutal week
Author: 0 Wall Street edges up in end to brutal week

The Dow is down 528.32 points , or 2.1 percent. At one point , stocks fell 12 per cent from the latest highs, before a furious rally on Friday left the equity benchmark 1.5 per cent higher on the day. The losses were steady, unlike the sharp swings seen over the past few days. Among the sectors that have performed poorly on Wall Street this week are banks, homebuilders and tech companies.

Business German bond yields tumble as investors retreat to safer…
Author: 0 German bond yields tumble as investors retreat to safer…

But it certainly prompts central banks to take monetary action, which reduces liquidity in the system. Here's what's driving the volatility. "There are spots in the utility market; (stocks that are) trading at 18 to 21 (price-to-earnings), where they ought to be trading at 13 to 14".

Business Akshay Kumar says PadMan is already a hit for him
Author: 0 Akshay Kumar says PadMan is already a hit for him

Making periods and pads drawing room conversation. While lead actor Akshay Kumar has been promoting " Pad Man " aggressively at live events, Radhika, who plays his on-screen wife, is not being able to join him. Her character has been beautifully etched, perhaps to balance Radhika's naive and self-destructive female character. This is bringing a change in the mindset.

Business Asian stocks follow Wall Street rally but 'jitters' may continue
Author: 0 Asian stocks follow Wall Street rally but 'jitters' may continue

Two days of steep losses erased the USA market's gains from the start of this year, ending a spate of record-setting calm for stocks with a pullback that market pros have been predicting for some time. Both Democratic liberals and GOP tea party forces were fighting the plan, raising questions about its chances just a day before the latest government shutdown deadline.

Business Dow Jones closes down 4.6% in largest one-day point decline
Author: 0 Dow Jones closes down 4.6% in largest one-day point decline

In this case, that was less than two weeks ago, when the Dow closed at a record high of 26,616. Keep the sell-off in perspective, warned Kristina Hooper, chief global market strategist at Invesco. Wall Street continued its wild ride Tuesday morning as the Dow Jones opened down 522.94 points, or 2.15 percent. The fall surpasses a previous record 777.68 points drop on the Dow Jones during the financial crisis in 2008.

Business Dow Futures Tumble 225 Points, Bond Yields Spike on Jobs Surprise
Author: 0 Dow Futures Tumble 225 Points, Bond Yields Spike on Jobs Surprise

Exxon Mobil reported weaker-than-expected earnings on Friday, sending its stock lower. But stock prices fell across the globe Friday, with major indexes also dropping in Europe and Asia. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note, a benchmark for many kinds of loans, including mortgages, climbed to 2.85 percent Friday, the highest level in roughly four years.

Business Tax season is here: Tips to get your refund fast
Author: 0 Tax season is here: Tips to get your refund fast

File early and file electronically to help reduce errors and tax fraud. Many investment companies acknowledge this difficulty by making it easier for those who can make regular periodic automatic deposits into brokerage accounts, mutual funds, or other investments with smaller initial and ongoing payments.

Business Perdue Says Trump Sees Benefits of NAFTA for Farmers
Author: 0 Perdue Says Trump Sees Benefits of NAFTA for Farmers

The current list does not include many high-tech auto components developed subsequent to the signing of NAFTA in 1994. As a result, the AFL-CIO is monitoring the new NAFTA talks , now occurring in Montreal , for Trump administration backsliding.

Business Schumer pulls back offer for Trump's border wall in new immigration push
Author: 0 Schumer pulls back offer for Trump's border wall in new immigration push

Schumer first made the offer on Friday during a meeting with Trump at the White House, part of negotiations to avert a government shutdown. The Sen. GOP senators even said Schumer indicated he could offer a much larger sum toward both the border wall and a border security package. Cornyn said Schumer had promised $25 billion for the wall and other border security measures, though not all of that would have been immediate funding.

Business European Shares Set For Positive Start As Dollar Rebounds
Author: 0 European Shares Set For Positive Start As Dollar Rebounds

Mr. Draghi spoke glowingly of the eurozone economy Thursday, describing a robust expansion that "accelerated more than expected in the second half of 2017". The EUR is the weakest in the snapshot but the pesky-bearish dollar is right on it's heels for the weakest of the majors. The US Dollar's (USD) current dip continues to benefit the Australian Dollar , with markets concerned that America's latest implementation of tariffs will provoke a trade war.

Business Dollar extends weakness on Mnuchin remarks; bond prices down
Author: 0 Dollar extends weakness on Mnuchin remarks; bond prices down

The Singapore dollar surged to its highest in three years against the US dollar on Thursday (Jan 25), after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would welcome a weaker greenback . the difference is that USA troops are now coming to the ramparts". "We are not looking to get into trade wars". The currencies of emerging-market economies are also rising against the dollar , which helps them attract much-needed capital, reduces import prices and increases their consumers' appetite ...

Business Netflix adds almost 2 million U.S. subscribers in Q4
Author: 0 Netflix adds almost 2 million U.S. subscribers in Q4

Netflix may see increasing competition, but the company's growth isn't slowing down anytime soon. This post will be updated as information becomes available. Harfst & Associates Inc. increased its stake in Netflix by 36.8% in the second quarter. For the quarter ending Jun-18, 28 analysts have a mean sales target of 3,661.05 million whilst for the year ending Dec-18, 39 analysts have a mean target of 15,003.60 million.

Business Korean delegation tours concert halls in Seoul
Author: 0 Korean delegation tours concert halls in Seoul

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (C) with North and South Korean representatives at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne , Switzerland, January 20, 2018. Hyon Song Wol , the head of the Samjiyon Orchestra , is leading delegation, which is the first to visit the South in connection with the Pyeongchang games.

Business Bitcoin dives below $10000 with a 50% decrease in value
Author: 0 Bitcoin dives below $10000 with a 50% decrease in value

Exactly how it will do this remains vague, "but just the threat of action has been enough to drive a sell-off across the market globally" and spark a wave of protests across the country , says the BBC . Chinese state media reported that the government was planning to stamp out remaining cryptocurrency trading in the country following a crackdown previous year.

Business GM unveils autonomous auto for 2019 with no steering wheel, pedals
Author: 0 GM unveils autonomous auto for 2019 with no steering wheel, pedals

The Cruise AV will be the fourth generation of GM's all-electric Chevy Bolt vehicles. One of the technicalities that needs to be rectified is the fact that the auto does not have an airbag fitted into its steering wheel, the obvious reason for this being that the vehicle doesn't have a steering wheel.

Business NFL Divisional Playoff Preview: Jaguars at Steelers
Author: 0 NFL Divisional Playoff Preview: Jaguars at Steelers

One player's performance worth taking into consideration, though: Bortles , who completed just 8 of 14 passes for 95 yards with an interception. NFL Game Pass, the league's streaming service, is also showing the play-offs this season on a number of devices.

Business Sen. Gardner Meets With AG Sessions Over Marijuana Policy
Author: 0 Sen. Gardner Meets With AG Sessions Over Marijuana Policy

Since the executive branch has a constitutional responsibility for laws to be faithfully executed, Richardson said the administration could say "the amendment conflicts with their constitutional responsibilities". The order of the memos makes sense in that medical marijuana started making inroads among the states before recreational marijuana . As such, there is renewed eagerness by both medicinal and recreational marijuana advocates to shore up the industry's legal standing and the ...

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