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Fed keeps interest rates on hold amid ‘favorable’ economic outlook

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled borrowing costs are likely to remain unchanged indefinitely, with moderate economic growth and low unemployment expected to continue through next year’s presidential election. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Read More

Genealogy hobbyist database sells out to FBI-linked forensic genetic sequencing firm

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A controversial genetics database has turned over 1.3 million customer profiles – believed to overlap with 60 percent of white Americans’ DNA – to a forensics firm that mines genetic data for law enforcement. What could go wrong? GEDMatch, one of the world’s largest repositories of genetic data, has been purchased by Verogen, an FBI-linked Read More

UPDATE 4-Oil prices fall as U.S. crude stocks jump

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped almost 1% on Wednesday following a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories, and as investors waited to see if a fresh round of tariffs by Washington on Chinese goods would come into force on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, Read More

‘How was that not a red!?’ Man City dumbfounded at VAR elbow decision as Jesus grabs 3 in final UCL group game

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Manchester City were left fuming when VAR decided against taking action on what looked like a blatant elbow on midfielder Rodri on a night Gabriel Jesus grabbed a hat-trick in a 4-1 UEFA Champions League win over Dinamo Zagreb. : UEFA Champions League highlights – Salah’s 200th goal & Barca’s Fati becomes youngest goalscorer ‘The Read More

Amazon’s Deliveroo deal put in jeopardy by UK regulator’s ‘serious concerns’

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LONDON (Reuters) – Amazon’s purchase of a stake in online food delivery group Deliveroo has been put in doubt by Britain’s competition regulator which said it raised “serious competition concerns” for consumers and may require an in-depth investigation. FILE PHOTO: A biker, wearing a Deliveroo t-hirt, demonstrates during a call on clients to boycott the Read More

Beyonce’s dad claims singer and Kelly Rowland were ‘harassed’ as teens by Jagged Edge band members

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Beyonce‘s dad has claimed the singer and her former “Destiny’s Child” counterpartKelly Rowland were treated inappropriately by male musicians when they were teens. Mathew Knowles, 67, claimed in a new interview with VLAD TV that two bandmates of R&B group Jagged Edge hassled the two on a tour bus when they were 16. BEYONCÉ 7-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, BLUE IVY, WINS Read More

Siemens names strategy chief Kayser to lead portfolio companies

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The logo of German industrial group Siemens is seen in Zurich, Switzerland, January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (Reuters) – Siemens named its strategy chief and former Kuka CEO Horst J. Kayser as boss of its loss-making portfolio companies, the German engineering company said on Wednesday. Kayser, 58, will replace Jochen Eickholt as chairman of Read More

Ben Shapiro, conservatives blast new YouTube policy on ‘hate speech’: ‘Insanely vague’

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Conservative media figures are deriding a new YouTube policy on hate speech, arguing it censors free speech and could have a disproportionate impact on right-leaning commentators. Announced on Wednesday, the policy seemed to come in reaction to a months-long controversy surrounding comedian Steven Crowder and his comments about Vox writer Carlos Maza’s sexuality. The new guidelines Read More

‘I was an idiot’: Liverpool boss Klopp apologizes for humiliating German translator ahead of Champions League game in Austria

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has apologized after he humiliated the translator prior to the Reds’ crunch UEFA Champions League encounter with RB Salzburg. At the pre-match press conference in Austria – where Klopp’s defending champions needed at least a draw to guarantee progress to the knockout stages – the Liverpool boss lost his cool at Read More

Floris Deckers to retire as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

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December 11, 2019 At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of April 8, 2020 Floris Deckers will retire as Chairman of the Supervisory Board after having completed the maximum 12 years of service. It is the intention of the Supervisory Board to appoint Roeland Baan as successor. Roeland Baan joined the Supervisory Board in 2018. At Read More