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UK bank CEO resigns following big IT breakdowns

Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 9:26 am

The banking group TSB says its chief executive, Paul Pester, has quit after a string of huge IT failures. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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European automakers claim cutting emissions could cost jobs

Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 9:25 am

A lobbying group representing European automakers says EU proposals for cutting emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide could result in manufacturing job losses. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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UK ex-minister Johnson slams prime minister’s Brexit policy

Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 2:32 pm

British ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has slammed Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit policy. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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London show explores hidden world of facial recognition

Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 2:31 pm

A new exhibition in London explores how computers’ ability to read faces is changing the world, in ways that aren’t fully understood. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Try walking a mile in these shoes.

Sun, Sep 2, 2018 at 12:16 pm

Try walking a mile in these shoes.

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The Environmental Protection Agency is rethinking a 2012 rule limiting mercury emissions and other pollutants from power plants.

Sun, Sep 2, 2018 at 12:15 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency is rethinking a 2012 rule limiting mercury emissions and other pollutants from power plants.

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An iconic species of tuna appears to be slowly recovering in the Atlantic Ocean.

Sun, Sep 2, 2018 at 12:15 pm

An iconic species of tuna appears to be slowly recovering in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Eurozone inflation eases back to 2 percent in August

Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 8:23 am

Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone eased back during August, but remains just above the European Central Bank’s target rate. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Microsoft to contractors: Give new parents paid leave

Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 8:22 am

Microsoft will begin requiring its contractors to offer their U.S. employees paid leave to care for a new child. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Hurricane Irma, disease, lowers value of Florida citrus crop

Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 8:21 am

Losses from Hurricane Irma last year sent the value of the 2017-18 Florida citrus crop plummeting 41 percent. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Mapbox Blames ‘Malicious Edit’ For Anti-Semitic Header

Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 4:17 pm

Technology users got a surprise when their social and lifestyle apps seemingly labeled the United States’ most populous city with an anti-Semitic header. Bob Agnew reports.

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Indian currency decree did little to root out ‘black money’

Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 9:20 am

India’s central bank says nearly all of the currency removed from circulation in a surprise 2016 attempt to root out illegal hoards of cash came back into the financial system. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Campbell Soup plans to sell international, fresh units

Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 9:19 am

Campbell Soup plans to focus on its core snacks and soup business in North America and sell its international business, paying down debt. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US consumer spending up 0.4 percent in July

Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 8:49 am

Consumer spending, bolstered by strong job growth and tax cuts, rose a solid 0.4 percent in July, the sixth straight month of healthy gains. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US pending home sales fell 0.7 percent in July

Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 10:13 am

Fewer Americans signed contracts in July to buy homes in July compared to the previous month, as real estate sales are slipping even though economic growth is solid. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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No censored search in China, rights groups tell Google

Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 9:25 am

More than a dozen human rights groups have sent a letter to Google urging the company not to offer censored internet search services in China. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US economy grew at a brisk 4.2 percent annual rate in second quarter

Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 9:25 am

The U.S. economy grew at a strong 4.2 percent annual rate in the second quarter. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US home prices jumped 6.3 percent from a year ago

Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 10:18 am

U.S home prices climbed 6.3 percent in June from a year earlier. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Google’s search tool to help job-seeking veterans

Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 9:00 am

A new Google search tool will allow service members transitioning to civilian life to include their military occupational specialty code to find jobs that match their skills. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Trademark bullies? Many big colleges fiercely protect brands

Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 8:59 am

Never get between a university and its trademarks. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Amazon Paying Workers To Tweet About Positive Working Conditions

Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 4:29 pm

Amazon is paying workers to defend the company on Twitter. Bob Agnew reports.

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France’s Macron calls for world trade discussion in Paris

Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 11:22 am

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for trade discussions to be held between the U.S., Europe, China and Japan in November in Paris. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Experts meet at new UN-hosted talks about ‘killer robots’

Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 11:21 am

Experts from scores of countries are meeting to discuss ways to define and deal with “killer robots” – futuristic weapons systems that could conduct war without human intervention. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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French president announces new push for EU defense

Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 11:20 am

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a new push for European defense project, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely on the U.S. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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