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  • Gap apologises to China for 'incorrect' map on T-shirt

    Gap apologises to China for 'incorrect' map on T-shirt

    The apology came after a person posted pictures of the T-shirt on Chinese social media network Weibo , saying that Chinese territories, including South Tibet, the island of Taiwan and the South China Sea , were omitted from the map. "We are terribly sorry for this unintentional mistake". It was unclear if the shirts in all of Gap's markets worldwide would also be destroyed. Several other large Western brands apologized for errors related to territorial issues in China.

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  • Most Big Macs consumed

    Most Big Macs consumed

    Don Gorske has a headful of Big Mac trivia and details about his 46-year habit thanks to his OCD and a great memory. Gorske said he has eaten at least one Big Mac nearly every day since May 17, 1972, and has kept the receipts to prove it.

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  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Becomes Second Largest US Real Estate Broker

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Becomes Second Largest US Real Estate Broker

    When speaking about the company, he said that the company is unbelievable. In late afternoon trading, US benchmark 10-year yields were flat at 2.945 percent from 2.946 percent late on Thursday. Daniel Morgan, an investor in Apple , said it is "not surprising to see Buffet take a big position" in the company. The move is paying off so far, with Apple shares climbing to a record.

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  • Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi files for huge Hong Kong IPO

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi files for huge Hong Kong IPO

    That would make it the biggest IPO since Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's $21.8 billion IPO in 2014 on the New York Stock Exchange. The Chinese smartphone maker is taking advantage of changes in the former British colony that mean companies with different share classes can now list in the city.

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  • U of M graduate worked to uncover 'Golden State Killer'

    U of M graduate worked to uncover 'Golden State Killer'

    Links between the cases were established by DNA evidence, police say. However, a genealogical services with DeAngelo's information may have cooperated with law enforcement indirectly. Some victims also reported having been contacted by the suspect by phone afterward. McNamara no doubt would have been pleased and perhaps vindicated by the arrest of 72-year-old former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo on two counts of murder; Sacramento police, who made the arrest, said they are ...

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  • Ford to Stop Producing Cars Here by 2020, Except for…

    Ford predicted that by 2020, nearly 90 percent of its portfolio would be trucks, SUVs and CUVs, and commercial transportation like vans and police cars . As part of the move, Ford will be phasing out sales of traditional sedans and hatchbacks in the North American market. Revenue rose 7 percent to $41.96 billion.

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  • Liquidation starts Friday: Carson's to be closed by August 31st

    Liquidation starts Friday: Carson's to be closed by August 31st

    The sales will be both in-store and online. The sales are expected to last 10-12 weeks, the retailer said, depending on how fast the merchandise goes at each store. Store credit card holders were notified Thursday that the cards could no longer be used for purchases. All reward programs have been discontinued as of Thursday, April 19.

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  • Inspectors may visit Douma on Wednesday

    Inspectors may visit Douma on Wednesday

    The site visit came hours after reports of more worldwide air strikes on Syrian military installations. Russian Federation and Syria had cited "pending security issues to be worked out" while inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons were denied access to the site of the alleged attack, said Ahmet Uzumcu, the director general of the OPCW .

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  • Hidden Crack in Southwest Jet Engine at Center of NTSB Investigation

    Hidden Crack in Southwest Jet Engine at Center of NTSB Investigation

    Passengers aboard a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday struggled to pull a woman back into the plane after she was sucked into a hole left by a shattered window, witnesses said. Pieces of the plane were found in rural Pennsylvania by investigators who tracked them on radar. Engines with fewer cycles would have had to be inspected within 18 months.

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  • Columbine Pupils to Enroll voters in Colorado Prior to walkouts

    Columbine Pupils to Enroll voters in Colorado Prior to walkouts

    Sarasota County Schools are not participating in walkouts planned for Friday, April 20. Students are walking out of schools to protest inaction from lawmakers against gun violence. Some students at Shen are planning a walk-out during school hours, and that district says if they do, they will face the same code of conduct consequences as they would here.

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  • Salah, De Bruyne, Silva, Sane and De Gea nominated for PFA

    Salah, De Bruyne, Silva, Sane and De Gea nominated for PFA

    David De Gea , who is looking to clinch a place in the PFA Team of the Season for a fifth time in the Premier League , is in the running for the overall PFA Players' Player of the Year accolade. The North Lonodners are nearly assured of a top-four spot and Kane's 25 goals have played a key role in that. There is also a surprise inclusion in the PFA Young Player of the Year shortlist as a Championship starlet has been included with a host of Premier League superstars.

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  • Michael Cohen under criminal investigation

    Michael Cohen under criminal investigation

    Cohen's explanation for a $130,000 hush payment he made just before the 2016 election to Stormy Daniels , an adult film actress who claims to have had an affair with Trump, is that he made the payment by himself, without informing Trump and using exclusively his own personal funds.

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  • Volkswagen names Herbert Diess as new CEO

    Volkswagen names Herbert Diess as new CEO

    In tapping the 59-year-old Mr Diess for the top job, Volkswagen would elevate a senior executive from its own ranks, while handing the reins to someone who was not at the carmaker when the diesel-cheating scandal began. "The range of tasks at group level, with its many brands, legal risks and political influence, makes the new assignment incomparably more complex", Speich said, adding that there is no guarantee reforms would become easier to push through.

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  • Uber moves beyond ride-hailing with new partnerships

    Uber moves beyond ride-hailing with new partnerships

    Getaround lets users rent private cars from their owners - often at costs cheaper than auto rental companies - and allows owners to make money on their vehicles when they aren't using them. We checked Jump's website and also found that they run a subscription program dedicated to those who feel they need more e-biking for their daily schedule.

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  • Can you watch Davis Cup on TV or online?

    Can you watch Davis Cup on TV or online?

    The victory gave Nadal, the world No 1, the longest Davis Cup winning streak in combined singles and doubles rubbers, with 23 matches in a row. ITALY 1, FRANCE 3 Venue: Valletta Cambiaso ASD, Genoa, ITA (clay - outdoor) Lucas Pouille came from a set down to send France into the semi-finals, defeating Fabio Fognini 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-3.

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  • United Kingdom vows to tackle gender pay gap

    United Kingdom vows to tackle gender pay gap

    One of the highest gaps appears to be between male and female employees at the Osborne Co-Operative Academy Trust based at St Clere's school in Stanford-le-Hope. Lewes District Council has revealed its gender pay gap today (Wednesday, April 4). At 93%, Stoke City Football Club has the largest mean pay gap of any company that's filed data.

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  • European markets down amid fears of US-China trade war

    European markets down amid fears of US-China trade war

    The statement said China has suspended duty concessions on imported goods originating from the U.S., and has imposed a duty rate of 15 percent on 120 items of imports, such as fruits and products. The S&P 500 was about 4 points or 0.15 percent lower by late morning, while the Nasdaq was flat. Q: What reasons do Washington and Beijing have for avoiding a trade war? Among the region's major indexes, Germany's DAX was down 1.2 percent while the FTSE 100 index fell 0.4 percent, in the wake ...

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  • Active shooter reported at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif

    Active shooter reported at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif

    Brent Andrew, with San Francisco General Hospital, described the shooting as a "multiple casualty" event. Barberini said officers found a wounded victim outside of the building. Helicopters video showed a heavy concentration of police vehicles surrounding the YouTube building on Cherry Avenue in San Bruno. Police on the scene said they have evacuated hundreds of people from the YouTube building.

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  • President Donald Trump Targets Amazon in New Tweets

    President Donald Trump Targets Amazon in New Tweets

    Another administration official confirmed to Reuters that Trump has been complaining about Amazon in private, believing the company has become too powerful. "But this is really about policy", Shah said. The report claims that the president's wealthy, real estate friends are telling him that Amazon is killing traditional shopping malls and high street retailers.

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  • "One Is To One": Mamata Banerjee's Template For 2019 General Elections

    NCP leader Sharad Pawar , West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Dinesh Trivedil during a meeting at NCPoffice at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. "Yes, Soniaji is not well right now and recovering. There is no party more communal than the BJP", Banerjee said. "But for the sake of the country we have set our target on Delhi, on Lal Quila (Red Fort)", Mamata had said earlier this month.

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  • Traders take cue from Fed rate rise to push baht, stocks higher

    Traders take cue from Fed rate rise to push baht, stocks higher

    The Fed said it expects to raise rates twice more this year. However, he also acknowledged that central bankers now consider the prospects of a global trade war as a "more prominent risk" to the economic outlook. Currently, US inflation is running at 2.2% (for the year to February) which is slightly above the Fed's target of 2%. The central bank's preferred price gauge rose 1.7% in the 12 months through January and officials projected it to rise to 2% in 2019 and hit 2.1% the following ...

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  • Bumped United Passenger Awarded $10K Travel Voucher

    Bumped United Passenger Awarded $10K Travel Voucher

    She tweeted a play-by-play, even providing a picture of the $10,000 travel credit voucher provided by the airline for bumping her. If nobody bites, they will kick off the lowest fare passenger by pulling them out of the boarding line. A seat on the plane was broken and nobody had volunteered to get on another flight, a company rep told her. "In that case, a good negotiation strategy is to start off by insisting on cash compensation, because the airline would rather offer you a larger amount in ...

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  • Florida State Seminoles vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs ATS Preview 03/22/18

    Florida State Seminoles vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs ATS Preview 03/22/18

    After jumping around on the court and hugging, the jubilant Seminoles ran over to their fans in the stands and slapped high-fives. Even in a two-possession game, a technical foul would have given the Musketeers hope. It was Florid State's first lead since the 2:07 mark of the first half, and proved to be the game-winner. Mfiondu Kabengele scored his second consecutive bucket, tying it up at 68 with 2:32 to go.

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  • Sensex loses 3300-mark ahead of US Fed meet

    Sensex loses 3300-mark ahead of US Fed meet

    Hexaware Technologies spurted 3.75%, Tech Mahindra 3.80%, Persistent Systems 0.85% and HCL Technologies 1.16% after the rupee weakened against the dollar to hit a four-month low of 65.24 (intra-day). The Indian rupee opened lower at 65.03 per USA dollar against Friday's close of 64.94. The laggards were Bharti Airtel, NTPC, Kotak Bank, M&M, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma and ITC, falling up to 1.42 percent.

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