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Bali Volcano Evacuees Sneak Back into Danger Zone

Mount Agung is so large that an eruption would affect not only the island’s residents but the entire world, according to climate scientists: A massive expulsion of smoke and ash could cool the planet and help slow global warming by releasing large amounts of sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere. Such …

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German police evacuate Christmas market

It was not immediately clear if a suspected bomb found at a Christmas market in Potsdam contained explosives or could have detonated, German authorities said today. Police had cordoned off the Christmas market in Potsdam and the surrounding area and sent in special forces after being alerted about a suspicious …

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Paychex Hits 52-Week High, Expanding Customer Base Holds Key

Shares of Paychex, Inc. PAYX touched a 52-week high of $67.88, eventually closing at $67.31 on Nov 30, 2017. The stock has gained 10.6% year to date, substantially outperforming the 6.1% rally of the industry it belongs to. The outperformance can be accredited to the company’s expanding customer base and …

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World's largest marine reserve created in Antarctica

The largest marine reserve in the world has come into effect in Antarctica, marking a “watershed” moment in conservation of the high seas. The newly protected area in the Ross Sea covers 1.55 million square kilometres (600,000 square miles) of what is among the last remaining stretches of ocean to …

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Lyft gained from Uber’s scandals, sees revenue triple

Lyft appears to have benefited from Uber’s tough year. The U.S. rival has seen its revenue growth more than triple, according to a report from The Information.  The media outlet viewed financial reports, which showed Lyft brought in $483 million in revenue in the first half of 2017, compared to about …

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