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Growing number of refugees from USA arriving in Canada

Growing number of refugees from USA arriving in Canada

Members of the Canadian armed forces raise a tent to house asylum seekers at the Canada-United States border in Lacolle, Que. While under Canada's Third Safe Country agreement with the USA asylum seekers who attempt to cross at legal border crossings are turned away at the border because the U.S.is considered a safe country, the government says under the UN Refugee Convention it is compelled to hear the asylum claims of those who cross the border through unofficial crossings and make their ... Read More

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MAC Giving Away Free Lipsticks on National Lipstick Day

MAC Giving Away Free Lipsticks on National Lipstick Day

The makeup company is celebrating National Lipstick Day on Saturday, July 29 by giving away free tubes in its US stores only. Beauty-lovers are addicted to MAC lipstick thanks to its creamy, pigmented formula. MAC Cosmetics produce some of the best lipsticks in the game. Participating stores in Jacksonville include the MAC Cosmetics at St. Johns Town Center as well as the Dillard's and Nordstrom locations there, in addition to the location at The Avenues Mall and at the Belk on ... Read More

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Lyft announces new self-driving auto division

Lyft announces new self-driving auto division

Lyft has announced plans to develop its own self-driving auto capabilities so it can begin offering autonomous rides by the end of the year in some locations. The company is promising always to use a "hybrid network" in which drivers are on hand to assist the robot vehicles - noting that this is going to remain necessary indefinitely in numerous 350 cities worldwide where Lyft operates and where detailed maps are not available. Read More

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UBM Plc (LON:UBM) Insider Tim Cobbold Buys 22 Shares

UBM Plc (LON:UBM) Insider Tim Cobbold Buys 22 Shares

It has a 17.51 P/E ratio. Antofagasta plc ( ANTO ) traded up 0.74% on Friday, hitting GBX 884.50. Odell Lawrence also sold $152,500 worth of First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) on Monday, May 1. 05/16/2017 - Astrazeneca PLC had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Leerink Swann. FBP's profit will be $24.16 million for 13.45 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. Read More

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Moody's downgrades Qatar's credit rating to negative

Moody's downgrades Qatar's credit rating to negative

Trying to find reasons behind Qatar's royal family's support to terrorism, an article published in the New Republic explained that it is just a continuation of a bad decision made by former Qatari ruler and the incumbent emir's father, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and his foreign minister and prime minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al Thani. Read More

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JPMorgan among potential Worldpay bidders

JPMorgan among potential Worldpay bidders

Danish payment services company Nets A/S, said over the weekend that it had also been approached by potential buyers. At noon the shares were up 25.4 per cent. A spokeswoman for JPMorgan in London declined to comment. Vantiv could not be reached for comment. The company describes itself as a pioneer in card payments, multi-currency processing and the rapidly-growing area of online and contactless payments. Read More

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Tech stocks go haywire in $123.47 Nasdaq glitch

Tech stocks go haywire in $123.47 Nasdaq glitch

The new prices triggered halts in numerous stocks in after-hours trading. Nasdaq stresses that actual stock prices were not affected, and no trading completed with incorrect pricing. ( NASDAQ:AMZN ) shares seemingly plunged yesterday on Google Finance and Yahoo Finance after third parties provided incorrect data. Some providers such as Yahoo Finance, Google Finance, and Bloomberg LP showed the fake changes in share prices. Read More

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Possible Active Shooter Prompts Lockdown at US Army Post in Alabama

Possible Active Shooter Prompts Lockdown at US Army Post in Alabama

An active shooter drill was planned for tomorrow, but authorities are reporting that this is not part of the drill. The Arsenal's Twitter account posted that the "installation is locked down". News Five is working to gather more information and will post an update when available. In the press conference that followed the arrest, Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning specifically mentioned Redstone Arsenal. Read More

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