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Try out the Konami code hidden on Canada's 150th birthday page

By now, everyone probably knows what the "Contra code" is, right? (Don't worry about Start, since your keyboard doesn't really have a Start button.) Do that correctly, and the website begins playing...

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On trial for bribery, Samsung boss lets lawyers do the talking

What's more, Samsung's stock is up more than 40% over the a year ago and was recently trading at close to an all-time high of $1,500 a share. The first-quarter operating profit was above the market'...

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Video Shows United Passenger Forcibly Removed From Flight

Video Shows United Passenger Forcibly Removed From Flight

Video of Sunday night's incident at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, shows a bloodied man being forcefully dragged off an overbooked United Express flight. A video that appears to show the m...

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BHP Billiton Higher Off Activist's Plan To Unlock Value

BHP Billiton Higher Off Activist's Plan To Unlock Value

Elliott also proposed spinning off BHP's USA oil and petroleum arm - which it said was worth around US$22 billion - and listing it on the New York Stock Exchange. BHP Billiton PLC has 5,322,000,000...

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GOP state senator: Why I'm fighting for equal pay

GOP state senator: Why I'm fighting for equal pay

Last year, Equal Pay Day was nationally recognized on April 12 . So, yeah, for every 12 months that white men work, Native women have to work a total of 21 months just to earn the same amount. They...

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Lincoln Log Cabin to host Easter Egg Hunt and Roll

Children will have the chance to win prizes from their eggs. The egg hunt will start at 10:00 a.m.at Hesperia Community Park, 10200 Datura Road. Children must bring their own baskets to participate....

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United Airlines Shares Suffer Big Drop After Incident With Passenger

United Airlines Shares Suffer Big Drop After Incident With Passenger

It's probably safe to assume United Airlines wishes it had handled Sunday's incident in Chicago a little differently. On Sunday, April 9, after United Express Flight 3411 was fully boarded, United...

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Twitter users mock United over overbooked flight incident

Twitter users mock United over overbooked flight incident

But since no one volunteered, a United manager came and announced that passengers would be chosen randomly. The passenger who refused to leave told the manager that he was a doctor who needed t...

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Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUPH) Climbs 4.00% in Pre-Session

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUPH) Climbs 4.00% in Pre-Session

In a report released on 04/11/2017 Cantor Fitzgerald bumped up the target of Aurinia Pharma (NASDAQ:AUPH) to $14.00 reporting a potential upside of 1%. (AUPH) now has a value of $6.59 while the compan...

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Micromax Evok Power, Evok Note launched exclusively on Flipkart: Prices, specifications, features

Micromax Evok Power, Evok Note launched exclusively on Flipkart: Prices, specifications, features

With an aim to achieve a 10 per cent market share of the premium smartphone category in 2017, Micromax launched its first Dual Camera smartphone Dual 5 on March 29. Connectivity options that the phone...

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Governors want 'verification' of Penn Station track safety

Governors want 'verification' of Penn Station track safety

In a letter Monday to Amtrak's Chief Executive Officer Charles "Wick" Moorman and Federal Railroad Administration Executive Director Patrick Warren, Cuomo and Christie said. The incident shut down eig...

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Dragging of United passenger sparks outrage

Dragging of United passenger sparks outrage

The slang website Urban Dictionary also posted a definition, reading, "to beat up and violently drag paying passengers off an airplane in order to make room for airline crew on stand-by". "It looked l...

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Wells banker singled out for excesses had a meteoric rise

Last year, Wells Fargo was caught creating millions of unauthorized accounts to meet unrealistically high sales goals. The report, compiled by the law firm Shearman & Sterling after interviewing 1...

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Cubs to raise World Series banner Monday night

After taking a commanding 3-1 lead in the series, the Indians needed just one more victory to etch their names in history and capture their first World Series since 1948. Inside the park, the bullpens...

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JD Sports hits all-time high as profits surge

JD Sports hits all-time high as profits surge

Cantor Fitzgerald hold steady the target of JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) at 380.00GBX stating a potential downside of -0.11%. The firm now has a GBX 400 ($4.97) price objective on the stock. If you ...

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'Outrageous' Wells Fargo bonuses clawed back, but Feuer still frets

The US banking giant said it demanded or "clawed back" an additional $28 million from former CEO John Stumpf, who led the bank at the time of the scandal, and $47 million more from former community ...

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New evidence in Nigeria Corruption Probe: Shell Bosses bribed the oil-minister

New evidence in Nigeria Corruption Probe: Shell Bosses bribed the oil-minister

The Anglo-Dutch multinational Shell has admitted it had dealings with a convicted money launderer to gain access to a vast oil field in Nigeria. "The deal was concluded while Shell was operating und...

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Beijing may offer concessions to avoid trade war with Washington

There was nothing in the 100 day plan solving this issue, but U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that he was impressed by and optimistic about the outcome of the meetings. China has reportedly ...

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Prince William and Prince Harry at Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

They fought courageously and with great ingenuity in winning the strategic high point of Vimy Ridge, though victory came at a heavy cost with more than 10,000 fallen and wounded. Kaleb Dubhan, 7, stoo...

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Toshiba aims to file results Tuesday, even if auditors don't sign off

Toshiba aims to file results Tuesday, even if auditors don't sign off

Financial regulators gave Toshiba more time to assess the impact of huge lossses at its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month. Toshiba has until T...

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Rising food prices hold inflation at 2.3%

Rising food prices hold inflation at 2.3%

Fuel pump prices were also dragging on CPI. Jonathan Athow, deputy national statistician at the ONS, said: "The costs of raw materials and the price of manufactured goods leaving factories were both...

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Marcato joins Engaged Capital to force defiant Rent-A-Center into sale

Speese, who was Rent-A-Center's CEO from October 2001 through January 2014, was named interim CEO in January this year, replacing Robert Davis. The stock had a trading volume of 1,527,038 shares. Reli...

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How often airlines involuntarily bump passengers (United isn't the worst)

Bridges at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, was taken from an aisle seat on a commercial airplane that appears to be preparing to take flight. Before long, an officer wrestles the man out from the seat and he is dr...

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Indian Army killed four persons near LoC

Indian Army killed four persons near LoC

Rebel groups in Indian Kashmir have for decades battled troops and police, demanding independence or a merger of the territory with Pakistan. At least eight people were killed and several injured. A...

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Man Forcibly Dragged From Overbooked United Flight

In the video you can see the man being pulled down the aisle on his back, pulled by his hands, as his shirt was pulled halfway up his torso. Other pictures taken at the same flight showed the man...

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Passenger dragged off overbooked United plane

Passenger dragged off overbooked United plane

Charles Hobart says the employees were justified in calling law enforcement because the flight was overbooked and couldn't leave for Louisville with too many passengers on board. As no-one offer...

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Nuclear specialist files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Angry over the delays and cost overruns, the owners of the nuclear plants filed claims against Westinghouse . For parent company Toshiba , the aim is to mitigate liabilities stemming from guarante...

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Alabama lawmakers open impeachment hearings against governor

Alabama lawmakers open impeachment hearings against governor

Cam Ward said. "It was a constant distraction, one that was never going to change, and it's time for us to get back to work". An emotional Bentley concluded by saying, "Thank you and goodbye and I l...

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Hedge fund cites Whole Foods for 'chronic underperformance'

Jana in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday said it acquired an 8.3% ownership stake in Whole Foods for approximately $721.2 million. "Going forward, Whole Foods Market will fo...

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National Hockey League stars express sadness - and a dare - over Olympics ban

A day after the National Hockey League announced its intention to forego participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby shared his disappointme...

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Truckers Swift, Knight set to merge

For his part, Moyes said he is delighted to find a quality partner like Knight, his crosstown rival for decades. The boards of both companies unanimously approved the deal, which values both compa...

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Man dragged from United Airlines plane in overbooked flight row

Kate Hanni, founder of Flyers Rights, a national consumer advocacy group, said: "Normally, bumping happens outside of the plane before passengers get on". There was no word on the condition of the man...

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LEADING OFF: Banner day at Wrigley Field; Verlander vs Sale

LEADING OFF: Banner day at Wrigley Field; Verlander vs Sale

And even though Verlander was out of the game after seven, the Red Sox couldn't break through against Detroit pitching. and you had the sense a heartbreak ending was going to be in store for Sale ...

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Fellow pros glued to Garcia-Rose duel at Masters

Fellow pros glued to Garcia-Rose duel at Masters

He said that the defeat at the Masters for the second time following his second place in 2015, would continue to hurt, but he would now turn his attention to the three majors coming up later this year...

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Getting up to speed on the Wells Fargo sales scandal

Early Tuesday morning our time, Well Fargo , America's second largest bank, released as long awaited report on the fake customer accounts sales scam that burst into public view last September. Tryi...

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