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Daily Archives: December 25, 2017

Human-Rights Lawyers Say Medical Pardon for Fujimori Was Improper

Mr. Fujimori, who is 79, suffers from arrhythmia and tongue cancer, among other medical problems, and was taken from prison to a hospital on Friday after his blood pressure dropped, doctors said. The pardon is the latest development in Peru’s continuing political crisis. Mr. Kuczynski granted the pardon just after …

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How augmented and virtual reality will reshape the food industry

Jenny Dorsey is a professional chef.Her culinary work has been featured in publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, Bustle, Brit+Co, Food Network and Oxygen TV and her writing can be found at Girlboss, Huffington Post, Taste.Company and SWAAY. Augmented reality content can be found on everything from wine bottles to IKEA’s …

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Keep Landing Job Interviews, but No Offer? Here's Why

It’s a scenario countless job seekers are familiar with: You have a solid resume , so you have no problem getting called in for interviews . You then breeze through the interview process, or so you think, only to have those meetings go absolutely nowhere. If you’re tired of landing …

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Will 2018 Be Twitter's Best Year Yet?

Wall Street is getting optimistic about Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) heading into the new year. Recent analyst upgrades pushed the stock to a new 52-week high, and its 50% price gain in 2017 isn’t far from Facebook ‘s (NASDAQ: FB) year-to-date return. Twitter is posting far weaker operating trends than …

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Pope: Middle East 'needs two-state solution'

Pope Francis has used his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” Christmas Day address to call for a two-state solution in the Middle East. Speaking on the balcony of St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, the pontiff said negotiations were crucial in bringing an end to conflict between Israel and Palestine, with …

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Coming Soon to a Brokerage Near You: Bitcoin ETFs

Forget the Energizer Bunny — it’s cryptocurrencies that just keep going, and going, and going in 2017. Since the year began, the combined market cap of every single investable virtual currency has increased from $17.7 billion to as much as $654 billion, representing a jump in value of close to …

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Seattle sees first 'White Christmas' in nearly a decade

Workers clears snow from Soldier Field before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Seattle got a Seahawks victory and snow fall on Christmas Eve, giving some folks in the Evergreen State their first white Christmas …

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Russia election body rejects Navalny presidential bid

Russia’s Central Election Commission has unanimously rejected major opposition figure Alexei Navalny’s bid to run against President Vladimir Putin in the presidential election next year. The commission voted 12 to zero in rejecting Mr Navalny’s presidential bid, citing his controversial conviction of embezzlement for which he received a suspended sentence …

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Apple Inc. Rumored to Cut iPhone Prices in Early 2018

In a recent report, DigiTimes claimed that pre-orders for Apple ‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL) latest iPhone X smartphone was falling short of expectations in some regions, such as the U.S., Singapore, and Taiwan. Thanks to the “weak performance” of the iPhone X, DigiTimes says, Apple is reportedly prepping three new smartphones for 2018 …

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