• Markets steady as Korean fears ease
Markets steady as Korean fears ease

The euro was flat on the day against the dollar at $1.1784, while the dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, added 0.1 percent to 93.480 .DXY . Thailand markets were closed for a public holiday. On Monday it rose 0.5% to 109.67 yen. The yield rise was also underpinned by an Associated Press report that Ne...

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  • Costco ordered to pay damages over counterfeit Tiffany rings
Costco ordered to pay damages over counterfeit Tiffany rings

Salespeople "described such rings as "Tiffany" rings in response to customer inquiries, and were not perturbed when customers who then realized that the rings were not actually manufactured by Tiffany expressed anger or upset", Swain wrote.

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  • Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits following FTC charges
Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits following FTC charges

The FTC's complaint stems from activity at Uber in 2014, when employees allegedly had free reign to access customer data . Uber developed an automated system for monitoring employee access to customer information in December, but it wasn't created to handle the capacity of requests, according to the FTC complaint.

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  • Uber settles claims that it mishandled private information about users and drivers
Uber settles claims that it mishandled private information about users and drivers

It also says it will put a new privacy program in place and have that program audited within 180 days and then every two years after that for the next 20 years . Despite that promise, between August of 2015 and May of 2016, Uber allegedly failed to follow up on alerts about the "potential misuse of consumer personal information", according to th...

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  • Global Stocks Punished By Geopolitics, US Inflation In Focus
Global Stocks Punished By Geopolitics, US Inflation In Focus

Assets that generally do well in time of market or geopolitical turbulence were among fallers on Tuesday.The yen , which tends to gain on expectations that Japanese investors will repatriate assets in a crisis, fell 0.7 percent to 110.38 per dollar.The Swiss franc , which gained 1.1 percent on August 9 as the war of words over the Korean peninsul...

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  • TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 79
TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 79

Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Lows through this period will be in the mid-70s with partly cloudy skies and lingering rain chances. Highs will be in the mid to upper 90s the rest of the week and into next weekend. Our first of two systems this week could bring a few afternoon storms Tuesday (after similar highs between 80-85°). North-nort...

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  • Oil Wavers on Mixed Demand Signals
Oil Wavers on Mixed Demand Signals

Global benchmark Brent crude futures were at $51.74 a barrel at 1134 GMT, down 36 cents from Friday's close. They touched a low of $50.91 earlier in the session. However, so far, the deal has had little impact on global inventory levels due to rising supply from producers not participating in the accord, such as Libya and Nigeria , as well as a ...

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  • Ryanair claims support for rival Air Berlin breaks competition rules
Ryanair claims support for rival Air Berlin breaks competition rules

Those talks fell apart in June. Air Berlin is in talks with Lufthansa and another airline about selling its assets , the government said, adding that it expected a decision in the coming weeks. "As a minority shareholder, Etihad can not offer funding that would further increase our financial exposure". Talks to merge Niki with TUI's German a...

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  • US July retail sales volumes jump past forecasts
US July retail sales volumes jump past forecasts

In the month of July, biggest increase has been recorded in US retail sales seven months as customers assisted purchases of motor vehicles and lifted discretionary spending. Excluding automobiles, gasoline, building materials and food services, retail sales surged 0.6 percent last month after an upwardly revised 0.1 percent gain in June.

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  • Here's everything you need to know about Home Depot's earnings
Here's everything you need to know about Home Depot's earnings

About 131,999 shares traded. Up to Monday's close, the stock had risen 15 percent this year. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500. TMXN's SI was 10,000 shares in August as released by FINRA. (HD) announced a profit for its second quarter that rose compared to the same period past year. Leavell Investment Management Inc sold 4,451 shares as Hom...

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  • North Korea tensions send dollar to eight-week low vs. yen
North Korea tensions send dollar to eight-week low vs. yen

Crude oil prices extended their slide as exports from key OPEC producers rose, despite news of lower crude shipments from Saudi Arabia. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 52.43 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 22,032.91, the S&P 500 was down 5.29 points, or 0.21 per cent, at 2,469.63.

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  • German growth slows slightly in second quarter
German growth slows slightly in second quarter

The Federal Statistics Office said Tuesday the GDP growth followed an upwardly revised 0.7 percent growth in the first quarter, according to figures adjusted for seasonal and calendar variations. Unadjusted data showed the economy grew by 0.8% on the year in the second quarter. She's seeking a fourth term in September. However, the strong domest...

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  • German growth robust, but unimpressive
German growth robust, but unimpressive

While that's below the 0.7 percent estimate in a Bloomberg survey of economists, the Federal Statistics Office revised first-quarter output up to 0.7 percent. The report comes as Germany enters the final stretch of campaigning ahead of a September 24 election, with opinion polls showing Merkel leading her Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz ...

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  • Wenger gives update on Giroud's future at Arsenal after Leicester City winner
Wenger gives update on Giroud's future at Arsenal after Leicester City winner

And he worked hard throughout, which is important when you have Mezut Ozil in your side because you can't carry two players. Following Danny Welbeck's leveller in first-half stoppage time, another corner yielded Leicester's third goal as Riyad Mahrez's cross was headed home by Vardy.

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  • Gardaí begin excavation works in Trevor Deely investigation
Gardaí begin excavation works in Trevor Deely investigation

It is understood that the source made a decision to provide the information after being interviewed during a "cold case review" of the original investigation. According to RTÉ , new information suggests that Trevor was killed by a known criminal who he may have met in the Baggot Street area on December 8 2000, the night he disappeared.

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  • Abe, Trump agree on global effort to prevent N. Korea launch
Abe, Trump agree on global effort to prevent N. Korea launch

Japan marked the 72nd anniversary of its surrender in World War II on Tuesday, with the emperor and empress, the prime minister, and about 5,000 relatives of the war dead attending a ceremony to mourn those killed. Tokyo has actively pursued alliances with Beijing and Seoul regarding North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. "We've agreed that ...

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  • Music service Pandora names Dish streaming exec Lynch as CEO
Music service Pandora names Dish streaming exec Lynch as CEO

Pandora said Monday that Lynch is the right leader because he has worked with media companies on new distribution models. As the founding CEO of Dish Network's Sling TV, Lynch led the creation, launch and growth of the streaming TV service.

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  • Dunford: US military option ready if sanctions…
Dunford: US military option ready if sanctions…

Moon also sought to assure South Koreans, saying he was managing the crisis safely and that Seoul was prepared to take all necessary steps to face any eventuality. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday vowed to leave "no North Korean source of revenue untouched". He said on Thursday that the USA works ...

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  • United Kingdom should stay out of US-North Korea war: Jeremy Corbyn
United Kingdom should stay out of US-North Korea war: Jeremy Corbyn

When asked about "progress on the diplomatic backchannel", Trump deflected the question while indicating that direct or indirect talks were continuing at some level. citizens. Alluding to the threats against Guam , Trump said if North Korea took any steps to even think about an attack, it would have reason to be nervous.

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  • Mattis Says If NKorea Fires at US, It Could 'Escalate Into War'
Mattis Says If NKorea Fires at US, It Could 'Escalate Into War'

ANTHONY KUHN, BYLINE: Hey, Stacey. Let's start by examining the military option. HU: There's a mix of reactions here in Guam . Certainly, now any skirmish on the Northern Limit Line or the Demilitarized Zone could threaten to escalate with a nuclear missile strike on Guam or the continental United States .

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