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Virginia's memorandum with Amazon pledges a maximum of $295 million of state investment to pay for transportation projects in the area, including a pedestrian bridge to connect the neighborhoods to nearby Reagan National Airport, which is separated from Amazon's new home by a highway.
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    Rwanda improves eleven places in Doing Business

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    The country is said to have made starting a business easier by reducing the time needed to obtain a business licence. The measures in the report released yesterday said Nigeria scored 52.89 higher than 51.52 which it scored in the 2017 report as it made improvements in ease of starting a business, getting electricity, trading across borders and enforcing contracts, ranking 146 out of 190 countries.
  • North American stocks end lower despite promising start to the trading day

    North American stocks end lower despite promising start to the trading day

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    Italy's FTSE MIB index rose 1.9% after Standard & Poor's did not downgrade its credit rating. Among industrials, Boeing sank 6.6% to $335.59. Wall Street was poised for an optimistic open. Vehicle companies rose after Bloomberg News reported that regulators in China intend to propose cutting the tax on imported cars to 5 percent from 10 percent.
  • ¡Comenzó Cyber Monday! Estas son las mejores ofertas

    ¡Comenzó Cyber Monday! Estas son las mejores ofertas

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    En la edición pasada el ticket promedio de compra fue de $ 3.288 y el descuento promedio se ubicó en torno al 27%, según verificó la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de Buenos Aires. El combo de promociones acumulativas y pagos sin interés (con tasas de financiamiento bancario por encima del 100 por ciento anual) puede resultar atractivo.
  • Mejor la decisión de millones a la de uno solo: López Obrador

    Mejor la decisión de millones a la de uno solo: López Obrador

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    Para participar en la consulta , el ciudadano tenía que mostrar su credencial de elector para ya después emitir su voto en una urna dónde depositaban el voto en una boleta. "Si vamos por la opción uno, con el NAIM (que se construye en Texcoco ), la base aérea no puede funcionar en Santa Lucía porque ahí sí hay una interferencia en las trayectorias de los vuelos por la orientación de las pistas", reconoció Jiménez Espriú.
  • Descartan que precio de gasolina Premium suba por retiro de estímulo

    Descartan que precio de gasolina Premium suba por retiro de estímulo

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    La Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (SHCP ) retirará a partir de mañana el estímulo fiscal a la gasolina tipo Premium , el cual se aplica al impuesto especial sobre producción y servicios ( IEPS ). El litro de la gasolina Premium está a 3.88 pesos por litro, el aumento podría ser de centavos que, al final sería de pesos según la cantidad que se requiera.
  • El susto del príncipe Harry y Meghan Markle en pleno vuelo

    El susto del príncipe Harry y Meghan Markle en pleno vuelo

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    La pareja real viajaba desde Tonga hasta Australia en el momento en que el capitán del vuelo de Qantas, Nigel Rosser , volvió a subir cuando estaba a punto de aterrizar la nave porque había otra nave en la pista. El diseñador O'Neill reveló cómo fue diseñar y confeccionar el vestido blanco de Markle , el cual dio inicio a la gira por Oceanía del matrimonio real.
  • Stocks tumble on weak results at Amazon, Alphabet

    Stocks tumble on weak results at Amazon, Alphabet

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    Heading into the print, Stifel analyst Scott Devitt has raised his near- and long-term revenue estimates for Amazon's retail, advertising, and AWS businesses and modestly increased his margin forecasts. The company's shares fell by as much as 10pc in late trading. Alphabet gained 5.8 percent this year before Thursday and traded at 24 times expected earnings over the next year.
  • Samsung fined $5.7 million for slowing down phones, Apple style

    Samsung fined $5.7 million for slowing down phones, Apple style

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    The antitrust authority said that OS updates 'caused serious malfunctions and significantly reduced their performance, in this way speeding up their replacement with more recent products'. Both firms must publish a declaration on their Italian websites telling consumers of the authority's decision. According to the AGCM, the Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 update was too demanding for the Galaxy Note 4 .
  • Dow tumbles more than 600 points, wipes out 2018 gains

    Dow tumbles more than 600 points, wipes out 2018 gains

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    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 125.98 points, or 0.5 percent, to 25,191.43, the S&P 500 lost 15.19 points, or 0.55 percent, to 2,740.69 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 31.09 points, or 0.42 percent, to 7,437.54. Traders bid up shares in McDonald's after the fast-food chain reported third-quarter results that topped analysts' forecasts. The price of crude oil fell, pulling down energy stocks.
  • United States lottery jackpots climb to $2.2 billion combined after no winners

    United States lottery jackpots climb to $2.2 billion combined after no winners

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    Lottery fever continues to spread across Michiana in anticipation of Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing . It could happen as soon as Tuesday night, when the next drawing is held. It is 1 in 292,201,338. When so many people rush to play as a jackpot soars, the chances increase that two or three tickets - of the millions of tickets sold - will match.
  • 'Fiasco': Trump on Jamal Khashoggi killing after speaking to Saudi prince

    'Fiasco': Trump on Jamal Khashoggi killing after speaking to Saudi prince

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    She said Australia was working closely with its allies and partners, but was awaiting the outcomes of the Saudi investigation. Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, speculated that Saudi Arabia could now be vulnerable to pressure, including from the USA, to end a boycott of Turkey-backed Qatar.
  • Winning Numbers in 1.6 Billion Dollar Mega Millions Jackpot Announced

    Winning Numbers in 1.6 Billion Dollar Mega Millions Jackpot Announced

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    Eastern. And that's exactly when we found out about SC. So far, the group has spent $52,000 on tickets and rolled over $1,224 in winnings. Mega Millions' website still reads "Pending" as of 1 a.m. "The bankruptcy rate of people who win the lottery or the Powerball are three to five times higher than the average American", Dale Payne said. Tonight's $1.6 billion jackpot shatters the old record of $1.5 billion set back in January 2016.
  • ¿Cómo impacta la sentencia del Tribunal Supremo en los mercados?

    ¿Cómo impacta la sentencia del Tribunal Supremo en los mercados?

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    En Córdoba se estima que hay unas 70.000 hipotecas firmadas durante el periodo de cuarto años que, en principio, abarca el nuevo criterio del Supremo . Fue a través de dos sentencias de la Sala de lo Civil en la que se establecía que los clientes deberían hacerse cargo de la liquidación del AJD. Abre la puerta a que en esta instancia, antes de que se resuelvan los recursos, el fallo no sea confirmado.
  • El dólar subió 17 centavos

    El dólar subió 17 centavos

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    Según indicó el Banco Central , la divisa se ofrecía a $ 37,10 en el banco Nación; $ 37,40 en los bancos Galicia e ICBC; $ 37,50 en los bancos Supervielle y Santander Río y $ 37,70 en el Ciudad. El blue cede 20 centavos a $ 37,50, según el relevamiento de este medio en cuevas del microcentro porteño. En el mercado de dinero entre bancos el "call money" se operó a un promedio del 67 %.
  • Two Historic Lottery Jackpots Still Growing

    Two Historic Lottery Jackpots Still Growing

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    No information about the Knoxville victor is available until the prize is claimed. The Mega Millions lottery in the U.S. has reached an epic $1.6 billion after no one won the 41 billion prize on Friday night. The previous largest single jackpot of $758.7 million was won last year by Mavis Wanczyk, a 53-year-old mother of two from MA. Powerball officials reported that there were no winners and estimated that Wednesday's drawing would be worth $620 million.
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at the age of 65

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at the age of 65

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    During his lifetime, Allen had given more than $2 billion to Philanthropy and has been involved with many different business ventures including pushing the Seattle Seahawks in 1996. Microsoft was thrust onto the throne of technology and soon Gates and Allen became billionaires. Allen was a huge music fan, especially of Jimi Hendrix , and founded The Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle.
  • Sears retail shop files for bankruptcy

    Sears retail shop files for bankruptcy

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    Sears once dominated the American retail landscape. In March, Toys R Us announced it was shuttering all of its USA stores while other big names such as Macy's and JC Penney have also been forced to close numerous locations and lay off workers.
  • The Dow tumbles more than 400 points

    The Dow tumbles more than 400 points

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    The tech sector was hit hardest, with Netflix down almost 7 per cent, Amazon down 5 per cent and Apple, Google and Facebook all down more than 3 per cent. Many investors now believe that the Federal Reserve's campaign to "normalize" monetary policy, reversing years of extraordinary support that included the quantitative easing bond buying program and keeping its overnight target very low, will push interest rates higher than previously thought.