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Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 billion cash and stock deal for Caesars

Of that amount, Eldorado will pay $8.40 per share in cash; the rest of the payment will be in the form of stock in Eldorado. The company, which emerged from b...


Trump targets Iran's leaders with new round of sanctions

The current problems take root in Iran's faltering efforts to privatize its state-planned economy after the devastating war with Iraq in the 1980s, which saw 1 ...


Bill Gates: My biggest mistake? Not making Android

The world's second richest man said, "You know, in the software world, in particular for platforms, these are winner-take-all markets". "That is, Android is...


Iran tensions: Trump signs off new sanctions

Iran said on Thursday it downed the unmanned aircraft in Iranian airspace. Trump objected to the deal as being too weak and not including limits on Iran's balli...


FedEx, in another error, misses delivery of Huawei package to U.S.

Two packages containing " urgent documents " which were sent from Japan ended up being sent to the US. It's because of that we now know that FedEx is taking a r...


Woman Falls Asleep On Flight, Wakes Up In Dark Empty Plane

Air Canada responded on Facebook to the post by Adams' friend, writing, "We're surprised to hear that and we're very concerned". "I think I'm having a bad ...


Raspberry Pi 4 brings new GPU, USB 3.0, 4K

The new Raspberry Pi 4 starts at $35 for the 2GB RAM variant and the 4GB variant can be purchased for $55. It is backed by 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM , both of whic...


Explained: What led to RBI deputy Governor Viral Acharya’s resignation

When pressed for a detailed comment, he said, "A schoolteacher once told me: "When your work speaks for itself, do not interrupt". The 45-year-old's resignation...


Abandoned passenger wakes alone, in darkness on Air Canada plane

We know this thanks to Facebook user ‎ Deanna Noel-Dale ‎, who shared a post to Air Canada's page on Wednesday on behalf of her friend, Tiffani Adams. She the...


Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks surging, wounds yields, dollar

Wall Street's main indexes have gained in recent weeks on expectations of a rate cut and hopes of a revival of trade talks between the United States and China. ...


Gold Near 6-Year High on Fed Stimulus Hints

The news report also cited Morgan Stanley analysts as saying that policymakers would cut rates by a half-percentage point in July. The price of gold is now ...


YouTube under FTC investigation for failure to protect children

Both YouTube and the FTC declined to comment when we asked about the FTC investigation. "That includes potential changes to its algorithm for recommending and q...


Toys ‘R’ Us plans to return in the United States

It turns out you could be a Toys R Us kid again. A spokesperson for Tru Kids told Bloomberg that the company wasn't ready to publicly share details on its U...


Arsenic in Bottled Water Found at Walmart, Target, Whole Foods

Just two months ago, similar research was published that revealed high levels of arsenic in the same two brands of bottled water. Consumer Reports found tha...


Slack Sets IPO Reference Point At $26 Per Share

Also, a direct listing provides a "fairer market" to participate in at the outset, because anyone can buy the stock at the same price whenever it opens for trad...


Qantas rewards frequent flyers in program overhaul

Finally, Qantas will introduce a new "Points Club" program late in 2019 for those who tend to earn their points on the ground. A million extra seats and a s...


Adidas fails to extend three-stripe trademark in the EU

The company disagrees; CBS notes that the company has a reputation for taking legal action against fashion designers who employ stripes. Adidas submitted mark...


Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

The currency's digital wallet is expected to debut in 2020 across Facebook's platforms. It was the Banking Committee that wrote an open letter to Faceb...


Apple says United States tariffs on China would backfire

According to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, Apple could raise the price of the device by $160 if the USA government imposes tariffs on smartphones made ...


OPEC+ Meeting to Be Held on July 1-2 in Vienna

Whilst tensions in the middle east have caused the spike in oil prices today and earlier in the month, there are several other factors supporting oil. The glo...


USA tourist dies in Dominican Republic

Beverly added: "I probably wouldn't go there honestly, you know?" The State Department has not issued an advisory against traveling to the Dominican Republic...


US Fed leaves interest rate unchanged, hints future cuts

Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.2 per cent to 26,504, the S&P 500 added 0.3 per cent to close at 2926 and th...


"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder

Callamard welcomes the fact that the United States, and then subsequently Canada, the UK, France, Germany and the European Union, took the initiative to sanctio...


Trump believes he has authority to demote Fed's Powell

But the Fed said "uncertainties" about the economic outlook had increased, signalling there may be rate rises to come in the near future. United States stoc...


Elon Musk 'deletes' Twitter account after freakish video game fan art scandal

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk reacts during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in ...


Facebook Announces New Global Financial Service Based on Cryptocurrency

So far 27 partners have surfaced willing to accept or trade the crypto-vouchers, among them companies like eBay, Coinbase, Lyft, Mastercard , PayPal, Stripe, ...


Philippine Airlines named world’s most improved, ranks #30 in 2019 Skytrax list

This article, Singapore Airlines drops one spot to second place on World's Best Airlines list for 2019: Skytrax , originally appeared on Coconuts , Asia's lea...


President Trump debuts Hillary Clinton impression during Florida campaign rally

The Sentinel pointed to the Washington Post's " Fact Checker ", a database that has documented more than 10,000 false or misleading claims made by Trump since h...


European Central Bank hints at more stimulus as global economy outlook dims

Trump responded Tuesday morning with a tweet criticizing the European Central Bank and China, who he said "have been getting away with this for years". Trum...


Facebook to launch its own cryptocurrency, Libra, in 2020

Facebook Inc. - along with 27 partners - is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra , a digital token that's projected to be used in everything f...