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Business San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors 4/16/18, Prediction & Odds
Author: 0 San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors 4/16/18, Prediction & Odds

Head coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs coaches during the game against the Orlando Magic on March 13, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Rudy Gay led the Spurs with 15 points off the bench while LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes chipped in 14 each. "Some were a little bit strong".

Business Mark Zuckerberg faces off with American lawmakers Video
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg faces off with American lawmakers Video

He had two encounters, one with the Senate and one with the House. So, it's time to play the devil's advocate and answer some FAQs. It was alleged that conservative voices were shut down more than others. Julian Wheatland, chair of Cambridge Analytica's British counterpart SCL group, will join as CEO soon. Cambridge Analytica offers its services to businesses and political parties who want to "change people's behaviour"! Facebook is looking to know basically as much as possible about its ...

Business Facebook users 'very concerned' about invasion of privacy
Author: 0 Facebook users 'very concerned' about invasion of privacy

Facebook plans to look into whether Cubeyou collected data for academic purposes and then used it commercially, following a partnership with Cambridge University in the UK. The stolen data was so widespread that it even swept up information on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg . One option should be "I don't have a Facebook account".

Business Slight chance of severe storms Friday night
Author: 0 Slight chance of severe storms Friday night

As the low moves eastward a cold front will be racing south. "The primary potential impacts for Sunday looks like damaging winds", meteorologists wrote in a forecast discussion. We've had mostly sunny skies throughout the afternoon as temperatures warmed to around 80 degrees. Once the front crosses the area, our skies will clear by Monday morning , giving way to slightly cooler temps.

Business Another superintendent evaluation on agenda for USD 253 board
Author: 0 Another superintendent evaluation on agenda for USD 253 board

The board voted unanimously to fund the soccer program as a junior varsity sport for the 2018-2019 school year. He also said the superintendent should be committed to hiring school resource officers who represent a diverse population. Jack Truemper of Stephens Inc., a financial adviser to the district, presented information on the increase in annual debt payments the district would have in the event it issued varying amounts of bonds.

Business Colder temperatures and grey weather forecast after sunny weekend
Author: 0 Colder temperatures and grey weather forecast after sunny weekend

Friday will be partly sunny with a high around 66, and Saturday will be mostly sunny, around 73 degrees, the service said. Our low temperatures will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s. This almost stationary front is separating colder air north from warmer air south. Yes...we will get close to 70° in our southern counties. The snow mixing in with rain will help limit snowfall and will be hard to accumulate with surfaces being warm .

Business Xi vows to further open China economy amid U.S. trade spat
Author: 0 Xi vows to further open China economy amid U.S. trade spat

Vowing to shield USA farmers from Chinese retaliation, Mr Trump said on Monday: "If, during the course of a negotiation, they want to hit the farmers because they think that hits me, I wouldn't say that's nice". He tweets, "People are surprised, I'm not!" A 2017 analysis by the European Centre for International Political Economy determined that import tariffs on pharmaceuticals have the highest compounded financial burden on consumer prices in China-up to $6.2 billion annually.

Business There have been no trade talks between China and the US
Author: 0 There have been no trade talks between China and the US

The Dow rallied 1 percent, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite rose half a percent and the S&P 500 added 0.7 percent. China announced tariffs worth $50 billion on a series of us products including soybeans, whiskey and cars. However, Frankfurt, London and Paris equities languished in negative territory on Friday, as Trump's warning loomed large. But the bellicose rhetoric from the White House represents an escalation in the tense trade standoff.

Business More inclement weather on its way
Author: 0 More inclement weather on its way

Clouds will slowly clear the rest of the day after the snow moves out. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Roads will be wet and slick. If overnight lows drop below 19 degrees the record low will break for Columbia, showing just how unusually cold it will be across mid-Missouri. Saturday will give us a chance to clean up and allow the streets and sidewalks to dry before the next system pushes through on Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Business Girls Soccer Roundup: Thompson Valley wins at Skyline
Author: 0 Girls Soccer Roundup: Thompson Valley wins at Skyline

The top sub-section 6 teams this year will be Pierz, Foley, St. Cloud Cathedral, Albany, Sauk Centre and Melrose, Schmidt said. "I know in the big picture, it's about funding, but in our little world, I am going to be committed to them and if they want to play baseball , we're going to play baseball ".

Business Spotify soars in its trading debut despite rocky market
Author: 0 Spotify soars in its trading debut despite rocky market

Facebook did it with competitor Instagram , Apple has done it with Beats. In all it's years in operation, the streaming service has never actually reported any earnings. While Spotify has some bank advisors, a direct listing allows it to trade on an exchange without all the regulatory hassles and expensive bankers that are the hallmarks of the traditional IPO .

Business Mark Zuckerberg says it will take 'a few years' to fix Facebook
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg says it will take 'a few years' to fix Facebook

Much of what Zuckerberg said was in the realm of social science or economics, but he did demonstrate that he understood his users' belief that Facebook would take care of them. Data collected from us was being sold both directly to those annoying ads that you see and indirectly through third parties. In his interview with Vox , Zuckerberg deflected Cook's critique, pointing out that unlike iPhones, which can be expensive, Facebook offers a free service that everyone, regardless of class ...

Business The President Is Hitting Amazon With Some Claims That Are Flat Wrong
Author: 0 The President Is Hitting Amazon With Some Claims That Are Flat Wrong

Yesterday, Axios reported that Trump was "obsessed" with Amazon , even as public outrage has been directed toward Facebook . "Obsessed." President Trump is reportedly considering altering Amazon's tax treatment as he is anxious that the e-commerce giant may put small, privately owned "mom-and-pop" stores out of business .

Business Asian indices end mixed; Fed rate hike weighs on some
Author: 0 Asian indices end mixed; Fed rate hike weighs on some

Stocks rallied after the announcement. A stronger dollar makes dollar-priced gold costlier for holders of other currencies. Yields had risen earlier in the afternoon. Bond prices edged lower. Two-year US yields slipped to 2.304 percent from 9 1/2-year high of 2.366 percent. The 2019 estimate rose to 2.4% from 2.1%.

Business 700bhp Mustang among many new Fords released 'by 2020'
Author: 0 700bhp Mustang among many new Fords released 'by 2020'

Among other things, we learned that the Explorer ST is officially happening, the upcoming Mach 1 electric SUV will have more than 300 miles of range, and Lincoln will show off a new Aviator SUV at this year's New York Auto Show. It's good to see that Ford is moving ahead with the performance SUVs. While we await the arrival in full of the automated mobility reality, engineers attached to safety detail are working to improve safety levels for motorists.

Business 'American Idol' Review: New Judges Deliver Cruelty-Free Contest To ABC
Author: 0 'American Idol' Review: New Judges Deliver Cruelty-Free Contest To ABC

We'll see Davis, a nursing major at Arkansas Tech University, audition before judges Katy Perry , Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan . The season premiere of ABC's " American Idol " airs at 8PM ET/PT on Sunday, March 11 . What's new for American Idol in 2018? Luke Bryan: "You have a great voice". And "Timeless" visits Marie Curie and the French front in World War I.

Business Duke To Face UNC In ACC Tournament Semifinal: How To Watch
Author: 0 Duke To Face UNC In ACC Tournament Semifinal: How To Watch

The Devils have won the past six and have a 13-8 advantage. Rounding out the rotation are Gary Trent Jr ., Wendell Carter Jr ., and Trevon Duval . The big man fell just shy of a double-double, scoring 14 points and pulling down nine rebounds on a balky ankle.

Business Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by grim warnings
Author: 0 Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by grim warnings

Hours before the president signed an executive order implementing the new tariffs, trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement the USA had been part of until Trump withdrew a year ago. The EU has warned that it could retaliate with tariffs on USA steel, agricultural and other products, such as peanut butter, cranberries and orange juice.

Business China blows hot against Trump, US govt
Author: 0 China blows hot against Trump, US govt

President Donald Trump signed proclamations Thursday slapping USA tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum from nearly every country, with the penalties snapping into effect in 15 days. "There isn't anything about this that's going to turn out well for us". "All countries will be welcome to discuss with the United States alternative ways to address the threatened impairment of the national security caused by their imports", the official said.

Business 'Trade Wars Are Good and Easy to Win'
Author: 0 'Trade Wars Are Good and Easy to Win'

China is going to attach something else if they bring in and it's just going to go round and round with them", Keith said. For his part, Trump on Monday appeared to suggest that Canada and Mexico could win exemptions to his planned sweeping tariffs on steel and aluminum if the two countries sign a new NAFTA trade deal and take other steps.

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