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Cryptocurrency rally ‘not close to the end,’ predicts ‘Forrest Gump of bitcoin’ Mike Novogratz

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Despite concerns the skyrocketing price of bitcoin is a sign of a potential bubble, billionaire investor Mike Novogratz says the bitcoin rally is far from over. Novogratz, who has invested a quarter of his net worth in cryptocurrencies and describes himself as the ‘Forrest Gump of bitcoin,’ said the bitcoin “cultural revolution” is far from Read More

Court orders halal supermarket in Paris to close because it sells no pork or wine

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Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 15:48 A French court has ordered a halal grocery store in Paris to shut down because it did not sell pork and alcohol, and failed to cater for the needs of the customers. The Court of Nanterre ruled on Monday that the “Good Price” mini-market in Colombes failed to comply Read More

S&P hits record high close amid optimism over tax overhaul

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 hit a record closing high on Thursday and the Dow broke above the 24,000 mark for the first time as investor bet that U.S. Republicans would pass a U.S. tax overhaul. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) as a screen displays the Read More

French banks have ‘good reasons’ to close Le Pen party’s accounts, finance minister says

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Two banks that have closed accounts belonging to the French National Front apparently had “good reasons” to take such actions, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire insisted after Marine Le Pen blasted the decision as a “banking fatwa.” The president of the far-right party rebelled this week at a press conference against the decisions taken by Read More

Moscow brands US presence in Syria as ‘close to occupation’

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Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 15:55 Russian Federation has criticized Washington’s disregard for international law following a report that US troops will remain in Syria after the defeat of ISIS in order to prop up local Kurdish forces and put pressure on Damascus. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that there were Read More

Fed close to goals, sees dual risks as it hikes rates: Yellen

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is “reasonably close” to its goals and should keep gradually raising U.S. interest rates to avoid the dual pitfalls of letting inflation drift below target for too long, and of driving unemployment down too far, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Read More

‘Close shave:’ Russian astronomers visualize large asteroid flying past Earth next month

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Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 01:18 Edited time: 18 Nov, 2017 01:19 A team of Russian astronomers has created a detailed visual scenario of what is likely to happen when a fairly large asteroid, called 3200 Phaethon, flies past the Earth in a close shave next month. Take a sneak peek at the dazzling video. Read More

Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL: Bloomberg

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(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc, no. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The Verizon logo is seen on the side of a truck in New York City, U.S., October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid With Read More

Close call: Child narrowly avoids being mown down by large truck

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Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 15:36 The moment a young child came inches from being crushed by a large truck was captured on film by a Norwegian haulage driver, who has now spoken about how he desperately beeped his horn to try to stop a deadly collision. Tor Bjorn Kyrkjebo was driving down a road Read More

Airbus, Boeing close in on Dubai deals worth $30 billion

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DUBAI (Reuters) – A battle for orders erupted on day one of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday as Europe’s Airbus and its U.S. arch-rival Boeing prepared to fire opening salvos worth almost $30 billion. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing Company logo is projected on a wall at the “What’s Next?” conference in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., October Read More