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Posted: 2019-02-20 16:30:36
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The Southern Poverty Law Center says many groups are driven by white supremacist ideology and the "hysteria over losing a white-majority nation." Critics say the group of overblowing the threat.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:01:00
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Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There' Tayari Jones's An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:21:52
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Analysts weigh the possible offers North Korea's leader could make later this month in Vietnam.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:02:46
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As Pope Holds Sex Abuse Summit, U.S. Catholics Not Hopeful For 'Bold Moves'
American Catholics have become disappointed as Pope Francis described the meeting as featuring "prayer and discernment" — hardly an ambitious vision for what could have been a momentous event.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:57:16
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Supreme Court Blocks Texas From Executing Mentally Disabled Man
Justices criticized a state appeals court for using outdated medical standards when it determined that a murderer wasn't intellectually disabled and could therefore be executed.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:48:00
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In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts
Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:06:32
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Russia Intelligence Seeks To Extend Detention Of Ex-U.S. Marine Accused Of Spying
Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:06:32
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Russia Intelligence Seeks To Extend Detention Of Ex-U.S. Marine Accused Of Spying
Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.
Posted: 2019-02-20 10:01:14
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Insurers Hand Out Cash and Gifts To Sway Brokers Who Sell Employer Health Plans
Independent brokers help employers choose health benefits for their staff, but are paid by the health insurance industry, creating financial incentives to sell more without regard to cost.
Posted: 2019-02-20 10:01:00
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'You Get Paid For Doing Therapy': Stand-Up Comedians On Anger
For centuries, people have turned to jesters for relief from the miseries of life. As it turns out, some stand-up performers turn pain and rage into their own coping and catharsis.

Posted: 2019-02-20 15:30:00
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Pound had risen due to optimism around Brexit talks, but was knocked after Tory defections
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:30:00
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Pound had risen due to optimism around Brexit talks, but was knocked after Tory defections
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:54:00
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Competition and Market Authority said it had found very significant concerns about how a tie-up between Asda and Sainsbury's would affect prices at supermarkets, online and in petrol stations
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:40:00
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Brexit: Aviva to move £9bn worth of assets to Ireland as it prepares for no deal
Britain's second largest insurer will move the money one minute before the UK leaves EU on 29 March
Posted: 2019-02-20 09:15:00
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Flybe rejects alternative rescue bid amid ongoing sale
Troubled regional airline says Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Air deal is 'the only viable option available'
Posted: 2019-02-20 09:11:25
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Philip Green: Billionaire investigated by US police 'for groping fitness instructor at at a luxury resort'
Topshop chairman's former pilates instructor alleges he 'spanked' her and made sexual comments
Posted: 2019-02-20 09:11:25
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Philip Green: Billionaire investigated by US police 'for groping fitness instructor at at a luxury resort'
Topshop chairman's former pilates instructor alleges he 'spanked' her and made sexual comments
Posted: 2019-02-20 08:55:00
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Lloyds Bank to return up to £4bn to investors despite growing PPI bill
Lender said increase in PPI bill driven by higher-than-expected claims volumes last year
Posted: 2019-02-20 08:23:00
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Sainsbury's-Asda merger at risk as watchdog says deal could push up prices for shoppers
Deal could be blocked as regulator says it is 'likely to be difficult for the companies to adress the concerns it has identified'
Posted: 2019-02-19 19:17:00
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Child poverty on course for record high due to stagnant wages and benefits cuts, report finds
Slow wage increases and an 'actively regressive' tax and benefits policy to push an extra 1 million children into poverty, Resolution Foundation forecasts

Posted: 2019-02-20 16:31:56
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A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in penalties.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:27:23
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Canadian train-and-plane maker Bombardier will deliver a handful of its new flagship Global 7500 business jet to customers during the first half of 2019, with the remaining 10-15 deliveries expected...
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:19:42
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German prosecutors have launched a probe into Daimler for allegedly failing to prevent diesel emissions cheating, possibly resulting in a fine for the carmaker, as its legal woes mount up over...
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:11:20
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Credit Suisse loses bid to dismiss lawsuit in U.S. over writedowns
A U.S. judge has rejected Credit Suisse Group AG's bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the Swiss bank of defrauding shareholders about its risk appetite and risk management before taking $1 billion...
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:10:56
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Tesla's top lawyer leaves two months into the job
Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its general counsel Dane Butswinkas is leaving the electric carmaker just two months into the job, the latest in a string of top-level departures at the company. ...
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:09:38
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Saudi Aramco in talks on further Indian investments
Saudi Aramco, the world's top oil exporter, is in talks on possible investments in Indian projects involving companies including Reliance Industries, operator of the world's biggest refining...
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:08:01
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Volvo Cars raises over $200 million from new euro bond
Sweden's Volvo Cars issued a bond worth 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214.65 million), it said on Wednesday, just five months after the Chinese-owned carmaker terminated plans to list itself blaming...
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:05:28
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Revenue at Nutella maker Ferrero reaches $12 billion after Nestle acquisition
Revenue at Ferrero reached $12 billion in the fiscal year ended in August, as the group included sales of products like Butterfinger and BabyRuth chocolate bars bought from Nestle at the end...
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:40:36
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U.S. trade representative to testify on China next week
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will testify next week at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on U.S.-China trade issues, a spokesman for the House Ways and Means Committee said...
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:40:36
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Amid trade talks, China urges U.S. to respect its right to develop, prosper
The United States should respect China's right to develop and become prosperous, the Chinese government's top diplomat told a visiting U.S. delegation, reiterating that the country's doors to...

Posted: 2019-02-20 16:31:56
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A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in penalties.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:31:56
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A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in penalties.
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:22:57
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. said on Wednesday that activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP wants to add five directors to its board and bought one million shares after the pharmaceutical company...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:52:52
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French court fines UBS 4.5 billion euros in tax fraud case
A French court on Wednesday found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients in France and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, and ordered it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:50:52
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Israeli VC Jerusalem Venture Partners raises $220 million for new tech fund
Venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) said on Wednesday it closed a new fund with investment commitments of $220 million.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:46:25
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UBS slams French verdict in tax evasion trial
UBS slammed a French court verdict on Wednesday ordering the Swiss bank to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.10 billion) after finding it guilty of aiding tax evasion.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:05:36
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Hedge funds hunt for shipping debt in new market push
A growing number of hedge funds are moving into shipping debt, an asset class few have invested in before, looking to buy up loans and bonds as banks cut their exposure to the troubled sector.
Posted: 2019-02-19 16:15:54
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Aviva, NatWest to join 'Brexodus' of business to EU
England's High Court on Tuesday gave Aviva, Britain’s second largest insurer, approval to transfer around 9 billion pounds ($11.69 billion) in assets to a new Irish company just before the...
Posted: 2019-02-19 16:15:22
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Artemis Investment Management names new partners
Artemis Investment Management LLP said on Tuesday it had named Nick Shenton and Andy Marsh partners, effective immediately.
Posted: 2019-02-19 12:25:38
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A career secret weapon: Thank-you notes
In a world of extremely rapid change, we have seen plenty of things vanish, from rotary phones to electric typewriters to 8-track music cartridges.