• Fact-checking website Snopes says it may be forced to close down
Fact-checking website Snopes says it may be forced to close down

In its plea for money, Snopes doesn't mention the lawsuit . Assuming that each employee costs a company like Bardav about $72,000 per year, then paying Snopes' full staff for a month comes close to $100,000, according to Mikkelson's calculations - in addition to other expenses such as travel, public relations and routine legal procedures.

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  • Buying Happiness Might Be As Simple As Paying For Spare Time
Buying Happiness Might Be As Simple As Paying For Spare Time

In particular, the teams at the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School found that paying someone else to do household chores like cleaning and cooking, or on gadgets that save them time, are happier with their lot than people who don't.

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  • Grèce. Le retour sur les marchés est
Grèce. Le retour sur les marchés est "un succès absolu"

ATHENES/LONDRES, 25 juillet (Reuters) - La Grèce a fait savoir mardi que son retour sur le marché obligataire, après une absence de trois ans, était une "réussite totale". Il s'agit d'un "moment charnière", a indiqué mardi M. Moscovici, qui a rencontré le Premier ministre Alexis Tsipras et d'autres dirigeants et responsables grecs.

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  • Fires hopscotch through touristic southern coast of France
Fires hopscotch through touristic southern coast of France

There are 19 aircraft now battling the flames in France and Corsica island, and French officials said it could use the help of two more Canadair water bombers. The prefecture of the Var, tweeting on Tuesday, a day after the fires started, said about 100 people were evacuated in Ramatuelle, while five hectares burned in Saint-Tropez.

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  • Peaty breaks 50m breaststroke world record twice on day three
Peaty breaks 50m breaststroke world record twice on day three

Oddschecker punters have been piling in on the Breaststroke king with over 60% of bets in the last 24 hours on Peaty. Kylie Masse of Canada stormed to women's 100m backstroke gold in a new world-record time. "I'm very happy, I put in a 26.5 seconds [for the first 50m], then built off that on the back end". "Initially I'm disappointed. Even now ...

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  • Alphabet Slips Despite Q2 Revenue, EPS Beat
Alphabet Slips Despite Q2 Revenue, EPS Beat

Alphabet's cost of revenue , a measure of how much money the company must spend to keep its platforms running before added costs such as research, rose 28 percent, well above the growth in revenue itself. What's known is that Google's earnings will take a hit from the $2.74 billion fine, announced in late June, which will be reported as a...

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  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) Price Target Cut to $375.00
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) Price Target Cut to $375.00

The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $423.38. The stock rose 4.52% or $2.46 reaching $56.83. Volume in the last session has increased compared with FE's average trading volume. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, October 21 with "Outperform". Standpoint Research began coverage on shares of ...

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  • Gros contrat américain pour Dassault Systèmes
Gros contrat américain pour Dassault Systèmes

Il prévoit l'adoption de notre plateforme 3DExperience pour la gestion de ses opérations de production et de PLM, ainsi que l'extension de l'utilisation de nos logiciels pour la conception, la simulation et la fabrication numérique". L'entreprise française Dassault Systèmes a finalement décroché le marché suite à l'appel d'offres lancé par le ...

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  • Akzo Nobel to lose chairman who fought off PPG takeover
Akzo Nobel to lose chairman who fought off PPG takeover

However, the company, which rejected a multibillion-euro takeover bid by U.S. rival PPG Industries earlier this year, reiterated its confidence in better full-year results, saying it still expected core earnings for 2017 to be around 100 million euros (£90 million) higher than the previous year.

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  • Lyft rolling out out in-app 'Taco Mode' option
Lyft rolling out out in-app 'Taco Mode' option

The stated explanation for the partnership on the Taco Bell side, according to a press release, is that already people often ask for a Taco Bell pitstop, especially on late-night rides, but the restauranteur believes there's a missed opportunity in terms of people who want to ask but aren't sure if that's allowed.

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  • Barnes & Noble Shares Soar After Investor Pushes It to Sell Itself
Barnes & Noble Shares Soar After Investor Pushes It to Sell Itself

Among specific equities in the news are carmaker General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), as well as retail stocks Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) and Barnes & Noble, Inc. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of global trademark and copyright laws. The legal version of this report can b...

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  • Reliance Jio has the slowest average 4G speeds in India: OpenSignal
Reliance Jio has the slowest average 4G speeds in India: OpenSignal

CARE Ratings, which expects JioPhone to make a dent in the market share of featurephone players, said Jio has launched the 4G compatible phone with smart features to further gain subscriber base in telecom services space. The pricing has created "further stress on sector profitability, cash flows and leverage", said Gopal Vittal, Airtel's ma...

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  • I Know PSG Working On Neymar Deal, French Club's New Arrival Says
I Know PSG Working On Neymar Deal, French Club's New Arrival Says

The Brazil worldwide is reportedly eager to leave Barcelona after becoming frustrated playing alongside club legend Lionel Messi , agitated at being in the Argentina international's shadow. 'Not with trainers, but with boots - when they're ugly we play around, have a joke, ' he said. A trade involving Neymar and Verratti would make ideal s...

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  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Sees Unusual Trading Volume in Its Shares
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Sees Unusual Trading Volume in Its Shares

North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 5,215 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $184,000 after buying an additional 42 shares during the period. General Motors has a dividend payout ratio of 24.9% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was published by StockNe...

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  • McDonald's Initiatives in US Help Global Sales Top Expectations
McDonald's Initiatives in US Help Global Sales Top Expectations

McDonald's beat Wall Street expectations in its second-quarter performance, posting a 3.9 percent US comparable sales increase thanks to beverage value promotion and the launch of its Signature Crafted premium sandwich platform. Executives said they need to be careful about not raising menu prices too much. McDonald's traffic had dropped domestic...

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  • Petronas pulls the plug on Pacific NorthWest LNG project
Petronas pulls the plug on Pacific NorthWest LNG project

Pacific NorthWest LNG was expected to create about 4,500 construction jobs and 300 to 400 operational jobs. Once a project is approved , it is then up to the proponent to decide how to proceed. It would have been one of Canada's largest resource development projects and would have included an $11.4-billion LNG terminal in Port Edward. While the...

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  • KKR Agrees to Buy WebMD Health (WBMD) for $2.8 Billion
KKR Agrees to Buy WebMD Health (WBMD) for $2.8 Billion

WebMD Health Corp had a return on equity of 27.77% and a net margin of 12.55%. The stock rose 19.59% or $10.81 reaching $66. The company has its outstanding shares of 490.02 million. The firm owned 86,100 shares of the health services provider's stock after selling 2,800 shares during the period. Parametrica Management owns 4,843 shares or 0.24% o...

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  • GM&S: le tribunal statuera sur l'offre de reprise le 31 juillet
GM&S: le tribunal statuera sur l'offre de reprise le 31 juillet

Le ministre de l'Économie Bruno Le Maire a appelé ce lundi les salariés de l'équipementier creusois GM & S Industry à " considérer favorablement " la proposition de reprise de l'emboutisseur stéphanois GMD . Les salariés regrettent que le tribunal n'ait pas prolongé la période d'observation jusqu'en septembre pour leur laisser le temps, selon eu...

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  • LedgerX First To Get CFTC Approval For BitCoin Trading
LedgerX First To Get CFTC Approval For BitCoin Trading

Some form of US -regulated derivative capability for bitcoin has been often considered necessary for both taming the wild volatility that has become synonymous with the $116 billion digital currency asset class, as well as attracting greater trading interest from large financial institutions.

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  • Ryanair warns Brexit may lead to flight cancellations
Ryanair warns Brexit may lead to flight cancellations

Ryanair carried 35 million passengers, up 12 percent from past year. The price increase was just a blip, the company says, commenting on the potential drop. Profits soared 55% to €397 million (£356 million) in the first quarter, significantly helped by the later timing of easter. Competition was growing as airlines switched capacity from Turke...

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  • State Attorney will not charge Michael Irvin in sexual assault case
State Attorney will not charge Michael Irvin in sexual assault case

They said video from the hotel, the lack of physical evidence and the accuser's drug use and conflicting stories made it impossible to prove her allegations beyond a reasonable doubt. "Officials also say the woman underwent a vaginal swab after the alleged incident but there was no trace of Irvin's DNA". "There is not sufficient evidence that a...

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  • Opener Lokesh Rahul to miss first Test with viral fever
Opener Lokesh Rahul to miss first Test with viral fever

Herath, who will captain his country in the series opener in Galle on Wednesday, has 384 Test wickets to his name and his remarkable output since the retirement of Muthiah Muralidaran means the Sri Lankans have barely missed the greatest wicket-taker in the history of the game.

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  • Icade, qui va racheter ANF, relève ses prévisions après un bon 1S
Icade, qui va racheter ANF, relève ses prévisions après un bon 1S

Quant au chiffre d'affaires de la promotion, il a bondi de 37,4% à 552 millions d'euros, tandis que le cash flow net courant du groupe progressait de 7,6% à 157 millions d'euros. Icade accède ainsi à un patrimoine de 457 millions d'euros, des actifs tertiaires de qualité situés dans quatre métropoles régionales: Bordeaux, Toulouse, Lyon et Marseill...

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  • Le FMI prévoit une croissance mondiale en 2018
Le FMI prévoit une croissance mondiale en 2018

Ce sera le plus faible taux de croissance en Arabie saoudite depuis 2009 lorsque son économie s'est contractée de 2% sur fond de chute des recettes pétrolières consécutive à la crise financière mondiale. Les pays exportateurs de pétrole du Moyen-Orient ont perdu des centaines de milliards de dollars depuis l'effondrement des cours du brut à la mi-2...

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  • Une délégation reçue ce mardi au ministère du travail — Ardennes Forges
Une délégation reçue ce mardi au ministère du travail — Ardennes Forges

La Cour de cassation a rendu ce jeudi 20 juillet un avis définitif dans le dossier Ardennes Forge , une usine installée à Nouzonvilles dans le département des Ardennes. Les 12.000 euros que l'on m'a donnés, je m'en suis servi depuis longtemps parce que j'avais monté une petite société. Des sommes qui vont de 6 000 à 24 000 euros.

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  • 'Fox & Friends' Issues Clarification After False Smear Against 'NY Times'
'Fox & Friends' Issues Clarification After False Smear Against 'NY Times'

She also says the Times has sought a clarification from the White House regarding Trump's tweet . Several media outlets reported about it at the time , including the Times and Fox News . "It's failing our country". To ensure his safety, specially entrusted drivers pick up each of the emirs and demand that they hand over their cellphones an...

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  • Plus de cinq heures d'arrêt à cause d'une panne — TGV Paris-Rennes
Plus de cinq heures d'arrêt à cause d'une panne — TGV Paris-Rennes

Plus de huit heures de retard! Mais à 18h20, il s'est arrêté à la sortie du Mans. Le train n'a finalement pu repartir qu'à 23h45, après cinq heures et demi passées à l'arrêt, en pleine voie. "La seule solution consistait à envoyer une locomotive pour remorquer la rame jusqu'au Mans et activer une cellule de crise". La plupart sont donc montés dans...

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  • Grosse baisse de popularité pour Macron
Grosse baisse de popularité pour Macron

D'après les résultats, 54% des sondés se disent "satisfaits" du plus jeune président de l'histoire de la France, contre 64% en juin, enregistrant la plus forte chute de popularité d'un nouveau président depuis 1995. " Certains sondés critiquent à voix haute une présidence fondée sur la com' ", analyse Jérôme Fourquet dans le JDD . Le Premier m...

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  • Pétrole: Opep et non-Opep prêts à prolonger les baisses de production
Pétrole: Opep et non-Opep prêts à prolonger les baisses de production

Ils ont cependant reconnu qu'il existait "de la marge de progrès de la part de certains producteurs et exigé que tous les pays producteurs participant se mettent rapidement en pleine conformité" avec les engagements de baisse de production.

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  • Audi to recall diesels in Europe to cut harmful emissions
Audi to recall diesels in Europe to cut harmful emissions

German luxury carmaker BMW has denied reports that it formed a cartel with its rivals Volkswagen and Daimler to install emissions treatment systems that were inadequate to do the job assigned to them. In real on-road driving, levels of the harmful gases could be many times higher. Audi is recalling 850,000 diesel vehicle in Europe for an ...

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