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House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving cars - Reuters

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:17pm

Reuters

House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving cars
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House panel on Wednesday approved a sweeping proposal by voice vote to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing ...
Congressional Committee Meets To Iron Out State, Federal Rules For Self-Driving CarsBenzinga
House bill would exempt self-driving cars from existing auto safety standardsSeeking Alpha
Panel approves bill to boost testing of self-driving carsThe Bellingham Herald
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Hungry for Hippey's: Visiting Denver's hot dog HQ on National Hot Dog Day - LancasterOnline

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:52am

LancasterOnline

Hungry for Hippey's: Visiting Denver's hot dog HQ on National Hot Dog Day
LancasterOnline
Matt Forney in the Denver Meats office with some of the Hippey's products offered by the Denver company. Forney's choice for National Hot Dog Day: A basic Hippey's frank, maybe a cheese dog, without a lot of toppings. DAN MARSCHKA | Staff ...

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Carrier to lay off 300 employees on six-month anniversary of Trump's presidency - USA TODAY

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:36am

USA TODAY

Carrier to lay off 300 employees on six-month anniversary of Trump's presidency
USA TODAY
INDIANAPOLIS — Carrier Corp. plans to eliminate 338 jobs at its Indianapolis furnace factory Thursday — and the timing is likely to raise some eyebrows. The previously announced layoffs coincide, to the day, with the six-month anniversary of Donald ...
Trump couldn't save these jobs at Carrier. Tomorrow is the end of the line.CNNMoney
Carrier plant that reached deal with Trump laying off hundredsThe Hill (blog)
Carrier Begins Job Cuts at Indiana Factory Championed by TrumpBloomberg
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Spain's 'secret credit card banker' Blesa found shot dead - BBC News

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:33am

BBC News

Spain's 'secret credit card banker' Blesa found shot dead
BBC News
A leading banker has been found shot in the chest, six months after he was given a jail term for a corruption scandal that stunned Spain. Miguel Blesa, 69, is thought to have shot himself at a country estate in the southern province of Córdoba. Blesa ...
Ex-Chairman of Spanish Bank Is Found Dead of a Gunshot WoundNew York Times
Spanish banker Miguel Blesa found dead on country estateReuters
Former Spanish banker found dead with shot to the chestWashington Post
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Apple, Google and Microsoft are hoarding $464 billion in cash - CNNMoney

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:11am

CNNMoney

Apple, Google and Microsoft are hoarding $464 billion in cash
CNNMoney
Apple, Google and Microsoft are sitting on a mountain of cash -- and most of it is stashed far away from the taxman. Those three tech behemoths held a total of $464 billion in cash at the end of last year, according to a Moody's report published Wednesday.
Tech Companies Push Offshore Cash Pile To A Record – Moody'sWall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)
Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, Cisco, Oracle again top the cash-rich listSiliconBeat
Corporate America's cash pile balloons to $1.84tnFinancial Times
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Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel - WHIO

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:46am

WHIO

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel
WHIO
This image captured by an underwater robot provided by International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning shows a part of a control rod drive of Unit 3 at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, northeastern Japan Wednesday, July 19, ...
Tepco sends new type of robot into Fukushima No. 1 reactor in search of fuel debrisThe Japan Times
Underwater robot probes inside Fukushima nuclear reactorDigital Journal
Underwater Probe on Fukushima InitiatedTech You n Me (press release) (blog)
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Heinz serves up something saucy for National Hot Dog Day - Tribune-Review

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:43am

Tribune-Review

Heinz serves up something saucy for National Hot Dog Day
Tribune-Review
Just in time for National Hot Dog Day on July 19, Heinz has unveiled a new Chicago Dog Sauce to get around the Windy City's unofficial "no ketchup on hot dogs" rule. Ingredients for the special sauce include red, ripe tomatoes with a blend of spices ...

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UK raises pension age from 67 to 68 starting in 2037 - Washington Post

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:42am

Washington Post

UK raises pension age from 67 to 68 starting in 2037
Washington Post
LONDON — Britain has accelerated plans to increase the pension age, as rising life expectancy continues to put pressure on the public purse. Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke announced the change Wednesday, pointing out that paying for ...
State pension age rise brought forwardBBC News
State pension age to increase seven years earlier than plannedThe Guardian
UK Plans to Raise State Pension Age to 68 in Late 2030sBloomberg
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Chipotle Says Virginia Store Reopening After Cleaning - New York Times

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:36am

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Chipotle Says Virginia Store Reopening After Cleaning
New York Times
NEW YORK — Chipotle says a Virginia store that was temporarily closed because of a suspected case of norovirus will reopen Wednesday. The store in Sterling shut Monday after Chipotle became aware of reports of illnesses. The chain said the reported ...
What's the Fallout From Chipotle's Latest Food Safety Concern? Who Knows?!TheStreet.com
Go LONG Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Stock Into the VomitoriumInvestorplace.com
Wall Street is battling over Chipotle after the shares plunged on a norovirus reportCNBC
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Rare form of mad cow disease found in Alabama - Greenwich Time

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:03am

Channel NewsAsia

Rare form of mad cow disease found in Alabama
Greenwich Time
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Agriculture officials say a rarely seen form of mad cow disease has been found in Alabama. A statement from state Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan says atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy was confirmed in an ...
'Atypical' Mad Cow Disease Found in Alabama AnimalBloomberg
BSE confirmed in US cow – cow did not enter the food chainIrish Farmers Journal
Taiwan decides not to ban US beef, says mad cow case poses no threatFocus Taiwan News Channel (press release)
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National Hot Dog Day: Best special deals, tastiest dogs to buy in stores, festive cocktail to try - cleveland.com

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:02am

cleveland.com

National Hot Dog Day: Best special deals, tastiest dogs to buy in stores, festive cocktail to try
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Today at noon, Congress will take a break from the nation's business to attend to matters, perhaps, even more American -- July 19 is National Hot Dog Day. For decades, on this day, more than 1,000 of the nation's lawmakers, Capitol ...
National Hot Dog Day 2017: Freebies, deals, discounts from Sonic, Burger King, moreAL.com
National Hot Dog Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.com
Here's Where To Get Your National Hot Dog Day DealsConsumerist
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US housing starts, permits rebound in June - Reuters

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:41am

Reuters

US housing starts, permits rebound in June
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in June after declining for three straight months, but construction activity remains constrained by rising lumber prices, labor and land shortages. Housing starts jumped 8.3 percent ...
US housing starts rebounded in JuneCharlotte Observer
US Housing Starts at Four-Month High Give Boost at Quarter EndBloomberg

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New York family claims JetBlue booted them from flight after 1-year-old daughter kicked seat - New York Daily News

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:41am

New York Daily News

New York family claims JetBlue booted them from flight after 1-year-old daughter kicked seat
New York Daily News
A Brooklyn couple says JetBlue booted them from a flight after their 1-year-old kicked a seat — while the airline blames their removal on “a verbal altercation that included physical threats.” Tamir Raanan and Mandy Ifrah were returning to New York ...
Family outraged after being kicked off JetBlue flightAtlanta Journal Constitution
NY Family Demanding Answers After Being Booted From JetBlue FlightNBC 10 Philadelphia
We've Got Ourselves Another Airline Controversy, This Time With Jet BlueCOED (blog)
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UK Bans Credit Card Surcharges, Calling Them A 'Rip-Off' - NPR

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:32am

NPR

UK Bans Credit Card Surcharges, Calling Them A 'Rip-Off'
NPR
British retailers will be forbidden from forcing customers to pay surcharges when they use a credit card, under new rules that were announced by the U.K.'s Treasury Ministry Wednesday. "Rip-off charges have no place in a modern Britain," said Economic ...
UK to ban 'rip-off' charges for paying by credit cardMarketWatch
End of the 'rip-off': all charges for paying by card to be bannedThe Guardian
Shares in airlines and takeaway companies fall on card fee banFinancial Times
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Memo To IBM's Board: THINK About Replacing Virginia Rometty - Forbes

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:19am

Forbes

Memo To IBM's Board: THINK About Replacing Virginia Rometty
Forbes
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me 21 times, shame on IBM's board. (I have no financial interest in IBM securities). This comes to mind in considering IBM's latest financial report -- which marked the 21st consecutive quarter of declining revenues at ...
Leading analyst says IBM stock could fall 18% and Watson won't save the dayCNBC
The Market Is Tired Of Waiting, But I'm Buying IBMSeeking Alpha
There's Nothing IBM's Watson Can Do to Keep Stock From Plunging 18%, Analyst SaysTheStreet.com
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Tech stocks lift Nasdaq futures; Dow, S&P flat - Business Insider

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:01am

Business Insider

Tech stocks lift Nasdaq futures; Dow, S&P flat
Business Insider
(Reuters) - A rise in technology stocks helped the Nasdaq futures grind higher on Wednesday, while the S&P and the Dow futures were little changed with investors staying focused on earnings. * The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed at a record high on Tuesday, ...
Stock Futures Mostly Higher as Morgan Stanley Beats, IBM Miss Weighs on DowTheStreet.com
MARKET SNAPSHOT: Tech Stocks On Track To Set Another Record Even As S&P Futures StruggleFox Business
Markets Mixed Amid Political UncertaintyInvesting.com
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Morgan Stanley Traders Top Goldman's for Second Straight Quarter - Bloomberg

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:31am

Bloomberg

Morgan Stanley Traders Top Goldman's for Second Straight Quarter
Bloomberg
For a second straight quarter, Morgan Stanley posted more fixed-income revenue than its bigger competitor in one of Wall Street's most hotly contested arenas, reporting the smallest drop among top U.S. investment banks on Wednesday. Equities trading ...
Morgan Stanley beats, trading delivers strong results despite 'subdued environment'Business Insider
Morgan Stanley shares jump after earnings, revenue easily beat the StreetCNBC
Morgan Stanley Whips Estimates as Investment Banking Outstrips TradingTheStreet.com
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Musk's Warning Sparks Call For Regulating Artificial Intelligence - WABE 90.1 FM

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:01am

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Musk's Warning Sparks Call For Regulating Artificial Intelligence
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Elon Musk is warning that artificial intelligence is a "fundamental existential risk for human civilization," and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is looking into how states can respond. Musk, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, made the remarks over the weekend ...
All the times Elon Musk has trash-talked Tesla's stock price as overvaluedQuartz
Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is A 'Fundamental Risk' To Human CivilizationWGCU News
Tesla Sends Out Event Invites For Model 3 Part 3 Referral Program Winners, Confirms LocationCleanTechnica
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Vertex cystic fibrosis drugs ace clinical trials, sparking 26% stock price surge - FierceBiotech

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:38am

FierceBiotech

Vertex cystic fibrosis drugs ace clinical trials, sparking 26% stock price surge
FierceBiotech
Vertex's triple combination cystic fibrosis regimens have aced early-phase clinical trials. The strong efficacy seen in the trials suggest the combinations can treat most cystic fibrosis patients, opening the door to an expanded multi-billion dollar ...
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Looks To Push The EnvelopeSeeking Alpha
Vertex (VRTX) PT Raised to $182 at Stifel; 'Triple Combo Grand Slam'StreetInsider.com
Clough Capital Partners LP Purchases 65800 Shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX)Markets Daily
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Made in America: Trump Celebrates US Businesses - AgWeb

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:36am

AgWeb

Made in America: Trump Celebrates US Businesses
AgWeb
On Tuesday, President Trump invited 50 businesses to the White House. The common thread? Each touts products that are Made in America. The meeting was a part of Trump's push to promote American manufacturing, and the list represented a wide variety ...
5 surprising facts about "Made in America"CBS News

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