U.S. slaps sanctions on four shipping firms, nine ships, carrying oil from Venezuela

The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela, blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels, some of which the U.S. Treasury Department said carried oil to Cuba.
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Chevron's Anadarko deal to pressure U.S. shale producers to explore sales

By David French, Jessica Resnick-Ault and Devika Krishna Kuma
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Mexican, U.S. business leaders unite to rebuke 'disastrous' Trump border closure threats

Mexican and U.S. business leaders on Friday pushed back against President Donald Trump's threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border and urged him to drop steel tariffs that have hindered the ratification of a trade deal brokered last year.
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J&J wins U.S. FDA approval for bladder cancer drug

Johnson & Johnson's drug Balversa won U.S. approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday.
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Kuroda brushes aside view BOJ has run out of tools to ease monetary policy

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday the central bank was ready to expand monetary stimulus if needed, brushing aside the view the BOJ had little ammunition left to fight the next economic downturn.
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FDA pulls up Walmart, Kroger, others for selling tobacco to minors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it has sent letters to Walmart Inc, Kroger Co and 10 other convenience store chains for selling tobacco products to minors.
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Test taker pleads guilty in college admissions bribery scam

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER BOSTON — A former Florida prep school administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking college entrance exams for students in exchange for cash to help wealthy parents get their kids into elite universities across the country. Mark Riddell admitted to secretly taking the SAT and ACT for students, or correcting their answers, as part of a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, which has ensnared celebrities, business executives and athletic coaches at sought-after sch...
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NASA is paying SpaceX $69M to crash a rocket into an asteroid

NASA today awarded SpaceX a $69 million contract to redirect an asteroid off its intended path. The mission, called the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), uses a technique known as a kinetic impactor. It involves sending one or more high-speed spacecraft into the path of an approaching near-earth object — in this case, an asteroid. If successful, the rocket would steer the asteroid away from the Earth’s orbital path, avoiding the need for an Armageddon sequel, presumably. NASA demonstrated...
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Don’t Make Excuses for Not Calling on Your Dream Clients

Most of us work in businesses that require us to win clients who are already working with our competitors, something we euphemistically refer to as a “competitive displacement.” It can be difficult to win your dream clients, and you can easily be discouraged by the time and effort it requires of you, especially if you don’t have a strategy for doing so (See my third book, Eat Their Lunch: Winning Customers Away from Your Competition for proven strategies and tactics) Win customers away from your...
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Why I Sold My Shares of HP Inc

An investment lesson that I have had to relearn many times over the years: Just because a stock is cheap does not mean it's a good investment.
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Facebook spends $22.6 million to keep Mark Zuckerberg safe

Facebook Inc more than doubled the money it spent on Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's security in 2018 to $22.6 million, a regulatory filing showed on Friday.
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Better Buy: General Electric vs. Boeing

A look at how the investment thesis for each stock has been impacted by recent tragedies.
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Lenovo tax sale knocks $456 off the ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop

Whether you’re dreading tax day or you’re looking forward to a refund, Lenovo’s tax season sale might make your day a little brighter. One of the biggest highlights is the awesome ThinkPad X1 Carbon, which can be yours for more than $450 off with a special promo code. The post Lenovo tax sale knocks $456 off the ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Feeling the tax filing crunch? Get an extension

The time left until Tax Day is tick, tick, ticking away. If you're feeling like silent movie legend Harold Lloyd (pictured above), hanging on by your fingernails as you try to get your tax filing act together, I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that there's no way to stop the tax deadline clock. The good news is you can get an extension to file your 1040. By filing for an extension, the Internal Revenue Service will give you six more months, up to Oct. 15, to submit your r...
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Microsoft makes clean-power deal with Chelan PUD

Microsoft and the Chelan County Public Utility District on Friday announced two new agreements -- one that will send hydroelectric power to the Redmond-based software company, and another that will launch a collaborative effort to increase access to broadband in rural central Washington.
Tags: Business, News, Microsoft, Environment, Eastside, Chelan PUD, Chelan County Public Utility District

AI rejects conservative human views on furniture, designs wacky chair

If you’re lucky enough to be in Italy for Milan Design Week this year, do yourself a favor and check out the world’s first “chair designed using artificial intelligence to be put into production.” With language that specific you know it must be interesting. Kartell, Philippe Starck, and Autodesk, a 3-D software company, collaborated on the design, but ultimately the AI presented the final specifications. According to a report from Dezeen, the goal of the AI project was to create a chair as the r...
Tags: Startups, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Italy, Autodesk, Design & Dev, Milan Design Week, Dezeen, Kartell Philippe Starck

3 Top Growth at Reasonable Price (GARP) Stocks to Buy Now

These stocks look like good values on a risk/reward basis.
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Hackers publish personal data on thousands of US police officers and federal agents

A hacker group has breached several FBI-affiliated websites and uploaded their contents to the web, including dozens of files containing the personal information of thousands of federal agents and law enforcement officers, TechCrunch has learned. The hackers breached three sites associated with the FBI National Academy Association, a coalition of different chapters across the U.S. promoting federal and law enforcement leadership and training located at the FBI training academy in Quantico, VA. T...
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Electric VTOL Flying Cars Have a Role With Clean and Efficient Transportation

Fully occupited electric VTOL flying cars are more efficient than regular cars that are half occupied and are more efficient for trips over 22 miles. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Best Buy slashes prices on Ring, Arlo, and Blink XT home security systems

If you’re looking to secure your pad without the contracts and fees that come with traditional home security services, now’s the time. Best Buy has slashed prices on a number of smart home security systems, with discounts up to $160. The post Best Buy slashes prices on Ring, Arlo, and Blink XT home security systems appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Voice actor lets it slip that Horizon Zero Dawn sequel is in the works

For those of you who loved 2017’s awesome post-apocalyptic role-playing robot-riding extravaganza Horizon Zero Dawn, actress Janina Gavankar just confirmed that a sequel is in the works. We don’t know any more as yet, but I know I want it now. I want it yesterday. Gavankar — best known as Iden Versio from Star Wars: Battlefront 2‘s story mode — played DLC character Tatai in Horizon Zero Dawn. She has expressed great appreciation for developer Guerrilla Games and was also apparently a fan of the ...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Dlc, Tatai, Horizon Zero Dawn, Janina Gavankar

Delta Air Lines Takes First Place in the 2019 Airline Quality Rating Report

The airline giant's decadelong effort to become more reliable was recognized last week in a widely respected study.
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Customize this Walmart Nintendo Switch bundle deal with 1 of 5 great games

Walmart is saving consumers up to $60 with a new Nintendo Switch bundle deal. Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and two others are the game options available as you put together your custom bundle. The post Customize this Walmart Nintendo Switch bundle deal with 1 of 5 great games appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, News, Trends, Walmart, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Walmart Nintendo, Wild Super Mario Odyssey Mario Kart

Vale Is Going to Miss This Projection by 20%

Vale, beset by operational issues, is going to fall well short of its original goals in 2019
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Programmable Hybrid DNA-Protein Nanotechnology

Advancing toward a whole new hybrid field of protein-DNA nanotechnology with capabilities beyond DNA and Protein nanotechnology alone. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Aurora Cannabis Marijuana Peak Production Leaps Higher

Marijuana stock Aurora Cannabis is expanding one of its most important projects to increase its growing capacity
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Ultrafast Cluster Electronics

Japanese researchers are creating a new field of science called cluster molecular electronics. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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U.S. Stock ETFs Strengthen as Banks Fuel Earnings Optimism

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