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Scientists say death of a partner may cause an actual ‘heartbreak’

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 15:14

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A team of scientists have said that severely stressful life event of losing a partner might lead to irregular heartbeats and even a broken heart or atrial fibrillation lasting as many as a year.

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Trump Criticizes Ford’s Move of Building a New Assembly Plant in Mexico

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 08:23

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On Tuesday, Ford Motor said will build a new assembly plant in Mexico for small cars. The announcement from the carmaker is not a surprising one because last year it said; it will discontinue the production of its Focus compact car and C-Max hybrid in 2018 at its assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan.

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Reportedly Pfizer and Allergan Plan to End Merger Deal with New Stricter Tax Rules

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 08:15

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In a recent move the U. S Treasury Department proposed stricter rules that will make it difficult for the American companies to shift their tax bases abroad to a lower tax haven.

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Dollar Close to Its Seventeen Month Low Against the Yen

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 08:09

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On Wednesday, the dollar remained close to its seventeen month low vs. the yen. The slip resulted overnight from the fresh blow as Japan's prime minister's comments suggested that the authorities were watchful about stopping the Japanese currency's appreciation.

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Iceland’s Prime Minister Resigns after Panama Paper Leak

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 08:00

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It seems that the effect of Panama Papers have started already as, on Tuesday Prime Minister of Iceland, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned.

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Oil Continues Its Gain on Monday Supported Mostly by Lower Supply

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 07:36

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On Monday, oil prices held on to its gains from the earlier session. The market for oil remained strong, supported by lesser supply and strengthening sentiment which gives hope for a steadier recovery.

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U.S Senator Chuck Schumer Wants Telecom Companies to Provide robocall-Blocking Technology to Customers

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 07:33

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U.S. Senator, Chuck Schumer wants the telecom companies to make robocall-blocking technology to be available to all consumers. According to Schumer, these unwanted calls, which trouble the customers more than often, are something more than obnoxious - they're downright criminal.

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Gas Prices Increase by 7 Cents in Last Two weeks, to $1.84

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 07:31

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On Sunday, industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said that the average oil price per gasoline has increased 7 cents in the last couple of weeks, at $1.84 a gallon. However, even after the price increase, gasoline remains 70 cents a gallon cheaper compared to one year ago.

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United Continental Holdings CEO Munoz will Return to Full Time Work Next Week

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 07:29

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On Sunday, the United Continental Holdings said that Oscar Munoz, its CEO will be returning full-time work in the coming week, starting from March 14. In October, after suffering a heart attack, he had gone on leave and also underwent a heart transplant on January 6, 2016.

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Tesla Enjoys Huge Attention without Spending Much; a Big Advantage for the Company

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 06:26

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Tesla is popular no doubt and its evidence comes from the growing sales of its electric vehicles. The Palo Alto, California based company's CEO and owner Elon Musk, has a big fan following and all his tweets as well as the company's ups and downs are carefully followed.

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On the Opening Day; Saturday, 30,000 Passengers Board Gold Line Foothill Trains

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 06:22

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority debuted the foothill extension, which stretches 11.5 miles and was under construction since June, 2010. Saturday was the opening and almost 30,000 people gathered in the six new Gold Line stations.

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Staples Inc. and Office Depot Merger, Is that Still a Possibility?

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:53

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Staples, the office supply, furniture and equipment chain retailer has struggled for some time to perk up the revenues as demands decrease for conventional office requirements like filing cabinets and folders. Consumers now prefer to look for cheaper online deals which hurt the demands for conventional office goods.

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Labor Force Grows in the United States Indicating the Economy is Moving in the Right Direction

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:35

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In February, the job growth showed solid numbers indicating that more number of Americans are joining the work force. The numbers are one of the largest noted in many years.

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Oil Prices Gain with a Decline in Drilling Activities

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:29

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In recent weeks oil prices have gained mostly owing to ongoing discussions among the oil producers including the OPEC members and also non- OPEC members like Russia regarding freezing their outputs.

In the U. S. the oil prices also grew for the third straight week due to a decline noted in drilling activities.

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AT&T Drops Univision networks from U-Verse pay-TV System due to Fee Dispute

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:27

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For a while, AT&T and Univision Communications have been engaged in a dispute related to programming fees. Unable to reach any solution related to a new contract, late Thursday, television giant AT&T removed signals of most of Univision's networks from its U-Verse pay-TV system.

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Extreme happiness can also cause heart-weakening, study

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 03:01

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According to a new research study, the feeling of extreme happiness can also cause heart-weakening syndrome for people.

 

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Study shows coffee can reduce risk of multiple sclerosis

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 02:54

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According to a new research study, drinking a lot of coffee everyday can significantly reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).

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In a New Funding Round Snapchat Raises $175 Million from Fidelity

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 08:48

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Reportedly, Messaging app Snapchat raised $175 million in a new funding round from financial service group Fidelity Investment. The news comes at a time when there is increasing investor concern for the once hot startups.

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Freddie Mac Said Mortgage Rates Slightly Up During the Weekend

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 08:44

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On Thursday, there was a slight rise for the interest rates in fixed-rate mortgages on a weekly basis. The market is still waiting for the Federal Reserve to indicate it's time for further interest rate hikes, says Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.

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Herbalife Blames Database Error for Overstated Growth Numbers

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 08:36

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Herbalife, the Los Angeles, California based American multinational corporation, selling and developing nutrition supplements, sports nutrition and other personal-care products, was already facing questions related to its business model and its legality.

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