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Chuck E. Cheese's offers 'pay your age' deal Friday

Build-A-Bear's promotion offered customers the chance to buy any bear for the price of their child's age. Chuck E. Cheese's said the promoti...

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Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

The Justice Department sued to block the deal from going through in November of 2017, arguing that it would limit competition and raise prices ...

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Roanoke no exception to national Build-a-Bear craze

Customers who planned to take advantage of Build-A-Bear Workshop's Pay-Your-Age event on Thursday are out luck if they haven't already lined up....

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More than 100 people ill from parasite possibly linked to McDonald’s salads

The parasite cyclospora is also involved in the recall of Del Monte Fresh vegetable trays, blamed for sickening more than 200 people in Iow...

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China's trade surplus with U.S. swells in June

China's trade surplus widened sharply amid escalating trade tensions with the USA, which is preparing to impose fresh tariffs on a further $200 ...

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United States crude plunges 5%, worst daily performance in over a year

Washington had previously said countries must halt all imports of Iranian oil from November 4 or face USA financial restrictions, with no exempt...

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Key points of Britain's plan for post Brexit ties with EU

In an interview with The Sun newspaper, published on Friday morning, Mr Trump said Ms May's plans for a business-friendly Brexit would leave...

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Victorian death linked to listeria outbreak

The rice mix is uncooked and frozen, and requires cooking before consumption. The company added none of their other frozen sweetcorn or vegeta...

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Bank of Canada raises rate, predicts economic resilience despite trade risks

The Bank of Canada raised interest rates on Wednesday as expected and signaled more rate hikes to come, saying that while mounting trade tension...

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Donald Trump lashes out at drug company for price hikes

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar spoke with Pfizer Chief Executive Officer Ian Read. President Trump said Tuesday that Pfizer I...

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U.S. oil exports to India soar ahead of sanctions on Iran

Sanctions extending to the oil sector snap back on November 4 and the US government has said it wants to zero out Iranian oil exports by then. ...

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China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat

China gave no details, but it has plenty of options to retaliate that could extend beyond additional tariffs on United States imports. The ...

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Turkey's Erdogan ushers in presidential system, appoints son-in-law finance minister

ANKARA: President Tayyip Erdogan appointed his son-in-law as Turkey´s finance minister in a new cabinet on Monday, hours after he was sworn in w...

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Fox Ups Bid for Sky, Pushing It Past Comcast Offer

Comcast's £14.75p a share offer comes within hours of Murdoch making a new £14 a share offer valuing Sky at £24.5bn . Fox could face furthe...

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Trump administration threatens tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports

The move has been swiftly and heavily criticised by China , which said it was "totally unacceptable" for America to keep escalating the trade...

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Tayyip Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's first executive president

Hours after he was sworn in with sweeping new powers at a ceremony in the capital of Ankara late on Monday, Erdogan named Berat Albayrak as tr...

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Chinese customs clears some US goods as new tariffs take effect

What's worse is that the Trump administration has paved no way out of this situation, said Matthew Gold, former deputy assistant US trade repres...

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Why Trump's Iran Isolation Plan May Backfire

South Korea will not lift any Iranian crude and condensate in July for the first time since August 2012 amid USA pressure to cut all imports of ...

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U.S. to slap tariffs on extra $200 billion of Chinese imports

China, meanwhile has vowed to match any future tariffs dollar-for-dollar, signaling an escalating trade war between the two nations. President...

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Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers

Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Ümit Dündar was named as the new Commander of Turkish Land Forces and Lt. Gen. Metin Gürak was appointed as t...

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U.S. Oil Rig Count Inches Higher As WTI Pops

It shows the year-on-year percentage growth in USA non-farm payrolls, splitting the results by oil and non-oil producing states. "If the Saudi...

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USA tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

They kicked in just after midnight ET, which is noon in Beijing. Retaliatory measures "took effect immediately", Chinese Ministry of Foreign A...

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Starbucks announces plan to eliminate plastic straws by 2020

Last week, Seattle's ban on single-use plastic straws and utensils in food service outlets took effect, and Starbucks says it already offers alt...

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David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports

Later, it was announced that Brexit campaigner Dominic Raab had been tapped to replace Davis. After a day when the foreign secretary cancelled...

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Musk tests 'kid-sized submarine' for Thai children

The head of the rescue mission, Narongsak Osottanakorn, said last week they would bring the fittest people in the group out first. When the bo...

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ZTE fills executive ranks with new management, picks replacement CEO

The U.S. Commerce Department is allowing China's ZTE to partially resume business operations while regulators mull over whether its seven-year b...

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Business hiring forges ahead in June, with 213,000 jobs added

Trump argues that the duties are necessary to protect domestic industries from what he says is unfair competition from foreign manufacturers. ...

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USA payrolls rise 213,000; wage gains slow, unemployment up

Department of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said, "It rose because more people are choosing to re-enter the labor force, to come back". "There wer...

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US, China fire first shots in 'largest trade war in economic history'

U.S. exporters stand to lose, as they will miss out on the massive tariff reductions by the Chinese government, which is determined to open its ...

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Iran sees oil price hitting $100 amid supply disruptions

US crude oil is trading on the futures market today for about $73.52 a barrel, down about $1 from the previous session. The U.S. benchmark W...

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