Archive for December, 2017

Market experts hopeful for another strong year for stocks

December 31st, 2017

Market experts hopeful for another strong year for stocks
1. What’s in store: By all measures, 2017 was a stellar year for the stock market. As we enter a new year, experts are cautiously optimistic that stocks will continue their hot streak in 2018.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Lawsuits Mount As Apple Manages Fallout From Revelation Of Slowed iPhones

December 31st, 2017

Lawsuits Mount As Apple Manages Fallout From Revelation Of Slowed iPhones
Owners of iPhones from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer.

While Apple’s apologies and response to its slowing down of older phones might help on the public relations front, the legal issues are another matter.

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Business : NPR

San Juan Mayor Says Trump Lacks 'Good-Hearted' American Values

December 31st, 2017

San Juan Mayor Says Trump Lacks 'Good-Hearted' American Values

One-hundred days after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Friday again slammed President Donald Trump’s response to a disaster the president says wasn’t a “real catastrophe,” even though it left at least 64 dead.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Donald Trump Heats Up Feud With Iran By Praising Anti-Government Protests

December 31st, 2017

Donald Trump Heats Up Feud With Iran By Praising Anti-Government Protests

The Iranian government denounced President Donald Trump on Saturday after he escalated his support for the anti-government protesters who have been holding demonstrations in the country for three days.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

2 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting At California Law Firm

December 31st, 2017

2 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting At California Law Firm

A shooter opened fire at a southern California law firm Friday, killing one man and injuring another before fatally turning the gun on himself, police said.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

LA Man Arrested For 'Swatting' Call That Led To Innocent Kansas Man's Death

December 31st, 2017

LA Man Arrested For 'Swatting' Call That Led To Innocent Kansas Man's Death

Authorities arrested a 25-year-old man in California for a “swatting” prank emergency call that led to the death of an innocent 28-year-old Kansas man who was shot by police responders on Thursday evening as he stood on his front doorstep.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump talks China, North Korea in impromptu interview

December 31st, 2017

Trump talks China, North Korea in impromptu interview

Speaking with the New York Times, the president acknowledged he’s “been soft” on China on trade, and decried the Russia investigation, but said he thinks Robert Mueller is “going to be fair.”

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

No wait: Apple offers $29 replacement batteries immediately

December 31st, 2017

No wait: Apple offers $29 replacement batteries immediately
Apple is working overtime to make amends with angry iPhone owners after revealing it slows down performance on older models.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Powerball and Mega Millions reach combined total of $727 million

December 31st, 2017

Powerball and Mega Millions reach combined total of $727 million
The Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots have reached a combined total of $727 million.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Disney World Guest Mercilessly Heckles Animatronic Donald Trump

December 30th, 2017

Disney World Guest Mercilessly Heckles Animatronic Donald Trump

A guest at Disney World got very, er, animated while attending the Hall of Presidents attraction on Wednesday.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines