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Stocks edge higher in midday trading

Stocks edge higher in midday trading

The blue-chip index came within 19 points of the milestone shortly after the open, before slipping into negative territory as losses in Boeing offset Goldman Sach's 0.86 percent gain. National Oilwell...

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Amazon Shipped More Than A Billion Items in the 2016 Holiday Season

Amazon Shipped More Than A Billion Items in the 2016 Holiday Season

The larger Amazon Echo device retails for $179.99 and it was still a popular item. Amazon's own devices, including the Echo Dot assistant, proved to be some of their biggest selling products, with t...

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Iraqi Popular Forces Repel Massive Attack by Daesh, Kill 30 Militants

As many as 100,000 Mosul citizens have been displaced since the fighting began two months ago and humanitarian groups estimate that more than one million could be displaced by the time fighting ends. ...

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Donald Trump To Close Foundation To Avoid Potential Conflicts Of Interest

The regulations forbid self-dealing by a charity. With less than a month to go until he takes office, President-elect Donald Trump is trying to put to bed some of the conflicts of interest that coul...

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Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena needs 8,8 billion

The assessment from the European Central Bank, previously reported by news services including Reuters, was confirmed by Siena-based Monte dei Paschi in a statement on Monday. "The bank has quickly s...

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Israel to reassess United Nations ties after settlement resolution: Netanyahu

The resolution is largely symbolic as it does not include sanctions or punitive measures against Israel, according to AP. Some 430,000 Israeli settlers now live in the occupied West Bank and anoth...

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