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GE’s Demolished Dividend Shreds Shareholders’ Safety Net

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The following is an excerpt from Lewis Krauskopf, Dan Burns | October 30, 2018 | reuters.com |

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co shareholders were dealt yet another blow on Tuesday.

The U.S. industrial conglomerate said it would restructure …

Tesla News: Elon Musk To Buy $20M More Company Stock

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The following is an excerpt from Alex Perry | October 17, 2018 | ibtimes.com |

Tesla Inc.’s (TSLA) largest shareholder will reportedly buy even more stock in the company. CEO Elon Musk told the company he plans on purchasing $20 …

Why 5G Is Out Of Reach For More People Than You Think

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The following is an excerpt from SHARA TIBKEN | October 25, 2018 | CNET.com |

This is part of CNET's "Crossing the Broadband Divide" series exploring the challenges of getting internet access to everyone.

I sit in a massive green …

U.S. GLOBAL LIFE EXPECTANCY RANKING PLUMMETS, WORST DECLINE FOR HIGH-INCOME NATION

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The following is an excerpt from DANIEL MORITZ-RABSON | October 17, 2018 | Slate.com |

The U.S. dropped 21 places in global life expectancy rankings, a study from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation said Tuesday.…

ENORMOUS 3,000-FOOT SPIDER WEB SHROUDS GREEK LAKE—AND IT LOOKS SET TO GROW

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The following is an excerpt from KATHERINE HIGNETT | October 22, 2018 | Newsweek.com |

Hundreds of thousands of spiders have blanketed a Greek lake in an enormous web stretching some 3,300 feet—just in time for Halloween. Local biologists have …

Ethiopia Signs Peace Deal With Rebels From Gas-Rich Region

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The following is an excerpt from Aaron Maasho | October 21, 2018 | reuters.com |

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia signed a peace deal on Sunday with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had …

With Market On Edge, Investors Look To Tech Trio

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The following is an excerpt from Noel Randewich | October 21, 2018 | ibtimes.com |

SAN FRANCISCO - The pressure is on for Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft as they prepare to report quarterly results at a time when confidence in …

WhatsApp Bans More Than 100,000 Accounts in Brazil Election

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The following is an excerpt from Sarah Frier and Giulia Camillo | October 19, 2018 | Bloomberg.com |

WhatsApp banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the Facebook Inc. messaging service struggles to contain spam, misinformation and political …

Adelsons Add $25 Million to Their Midterm Campaign Spending

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The following is an excerpt from John McCormick and Bill Allison | October 20, 2018 | Bloomberg.com |

Billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, delivered another $25 million to help Republicans try to hold control of the …

Amazon Created a Hiring Tool Using A.I. It Immediately Started Discriminating Against Women.

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The following is an excerpt from JORDAN WEISSMANN | October 10, 2018 | Slate.com |

Thanks to Amazon, the world has a nifty new cautionary tale about the perils of teaching computers to make human decisions.

According to a Reuters …

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