PayPal cuts off conspiracy website Infow...

PayPal cuts off conspiracy website Infowars


Payments processor PayPal ended its business relationship with popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's Infowars website after finding instances of hate speech and discriminatory content on the site.

Pot stocks: Wall Street's latest vice

Investors are getting high on the few publicly traded marijuana stocks available in the U.S. , mirroring the kind of buying frenzy seen in the early days of bitcoin.

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3-D printed guns promoter detained in Taiwan

3D printed gun promoter Cody Wilson was detained in Taipei on Friday and ordered to leave the country. He fled to Taiwan when he learned police were investigating an accusation he had sex with an underage girl.

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Stay away from reclassified S&P communications sector, says Ken Kamen

The president of Mercadien Asset Management tells Reuters' Fred Katayama it's time for value stocks to regain leadership, so it's time to lighten up on FAANG stocks.

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Express rail brings Chinese law to Hong Kong

Hong Kong's first bullet train glides out of a new harbourfront railway station bound for mainland China this week, launching a new era of integration. But the new link has also raised fears for the territory's cherished freedoms, as Reuters James Pomfret explains.

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The migrant rescued at sea who now rescues others

When Egyptian Hassan Ali was thirteen-years-old his boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. He swore that one day he'd return to the waters and become a rescuer.

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A migrant's journey to a Greek basketball court

17 year-old Christ Wamba traveled from the Congo Republic to Greece carrying a basketball. Now he plays for Thessaloniki's Aris team and dreams of the NBA.

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Breakingviews TV: Trade weapons

U.S. President Donald Trump’s fresh duties on Chinese imports will make it harder for U.S. companies in China to protect themselves from retaliation. Christopher Beddor and Clara Ferreira-Marques consider what the real motivation behind the onslaught might be.

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May says Brexit talks have hit an impasse

After a bruising encounter with European leaders in Salzburg, British Prime Minister Theresa May says the EU needs to come up with alternatives to her Brexit plan. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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China's Unipec suspends imports of U.S. oil

China's Unipec, the trading arm of state oil major Sinopec, has suspended imports of crude oil from the United States due to a growing trade spat between Washington and Beijing, three sources familiar with the situation said on Friday. Ed Giles reports.

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Uber could buy Deliveroo food courier service

Uber is in early talks to buy London-based food delivery service Deliveroo, according to Bloomberg. Neither firm has confirmed the merger talks. Reuters Eric Auchard reports.

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At least 183 dead in Tanzania ferry sinking

Dozens of people have died after a ferry sank in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. But government officials fear the final death toll could reach 200 since initial estimates show there were more than 300 people onboard.

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Protests weaken U.S. sway over next Iraqi govt

Washington hoped to influence the next Iraqi government, still subject to political haggling four months after an inconclusive election. But protests have pretty much scuppered that attempt, and Haidar al-Abadi's hopes for a second term as premier. Reuters' Raya Jalabi reports.

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Carrie Underwood gets emotional at Walk of Fame ceremony

Carrie Underwood, who shot to fame after winning 'American Idol' in 2005, gets emotional as she receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rough Cut - no reporter narration.

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Russian cosmonaut says "mood improves" seeing Ivanka

Ivanka Trump smiled and laughed as an effusive Russian cosmonaut complimented her during a visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center on Thursday in Houston, Texas. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Dow, S&P brush off trade wars and hit new highs

Despite deepening trade wars this week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hit record highs on Thursday.

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Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify if terms are 'fair'

A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault told a Senate panel the professor would be willing to testify next week if it provides "terms that are fair and which ensure her safety," an email seen on Thursday showed.

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11-year-old Sofia gets new heart and new famous friend

After undergoing heart transplant surgery, 11-year-old Sophia Sanchez on Thursday talked about her second chance at life and her new famous friend, Drake. Colette Luke has more.

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Wall Street rises, Dow hits new high

Tech stocks led all three major U.S. indexes higher in a broad-based rally as trade worries subsided. Caroline Woods reports.

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Google says Apps can scan and share Gmail data

Google told Congress in a letter made public on Thursday that it continues to allow outside developers to scan and share Gmail data as long as developers are transparent with users about how they use the data and get consent.

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EU pushes October Brexit agreement, threatens no deal

European Union leaders will push for a Brexit deal next month but warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that if she will not give ground on trade and the Irish border by November they are ready to cope with Britain crashing out. Anna Bevan reports

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GE shares drop on turbine problems

General Electric stock plunged after the chief of its power division revealed a problem with its newest line of natural gas-fired power turbines. Roselle Chen reports.

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Economy is rocking & rolling, says Bankrate's Greg McBride

Economic fundamentals are almost across the board positive, but keep an eye on how tariffs affect profit margins, says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

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Keira Knightley talks historic gender politics in 'Colette'

Keira Knightley talks about her latest role as the ground-breaking French author Colette and how gender and sexual politics haven't changed much in 100 years. Rough Cut - no reporter narration

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Mexico's Popocatepetl blows its top - twice

Video cameras recorded Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupting twice on Wednesday, sending columns of ash and smoke more than 10,000 feet into the air. Rough Cut (no reporter narration.

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NY cardinal appoints judge to review abuse cases

The Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan appointed retired federal judge Barbara Jones to review and advise on how the New York church handles accusations of abuse by clergy. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Breakingviews TV: Full Fed

The U.S. central bank will finally have a full complement of governors if Donald Trump’s pick, Nellie Liang, is confirmed by the Senate. Gina Chon and Swaha Pattanaik discuss his latest nominee and why his appointments will make the Federal Reserve great again.

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Ocean clean-up ship fuelled by plastic pollution

Plans have been revealed for a self-powering ship that will remove plastic pollution from the sea, processing it into fuel as it goes. Stuart McDill reports.

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Multiple fatalities in Maryland shooting: sheriff

Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler says there are "multiple wounded and multiple fatalities" in a shooting at a Rite Aid Distribution Center in Maryland. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Trump calls on OPEC to lower prices

U.S. President Donald Trump linked American support for Middle Eastern countries to oil prices as he again urged OPEC to lower prices. Roselle Chen reports.

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