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January 8, 2019 10:53 AM South Africa detects foot and mouth disease in Limpopo province

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The highly contagious foot and mouth disease, which poses a threat to the livestock industry, has been detected in a northern district of South Africa’s Limpopo province, the country said on Tuesday. Positive laboratory results for the viral disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, were taken in the Vhembe 91

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Hotspot Shield VPN Proxy is the world’s most trusted security and privacy app. Protect yourself from cyber threats with a simple tap of the screen. Get Hotspot Shield VPN proxy today! Connect to over 2,500 fast VPN servers in 25 countries to keep your internet connection protected from cybercriminals. Protect your privacy by connecting to our fully owned 141

January 7, 2019 2:42 AM Apple inks deal with Samsung to distribute iTunes shows on TVs

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said Sunday that it will add an app to its smart televisions in the coming months to let owners watch content bought on Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iTunes service, a possible first sign Apple is looking to distribute its forthcoming television service on devices made by others. The deal is part of an ongoing 111

January 1, 2019 10:33 PM Big banks look to cut back, alter credit card rewards programs: WSJ

(Reuters) - Large financial institutions including JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), Citigroup Inc (C.N), and American Express Co (AXP.N) are cutting back or altering some of the rewards plans that their credit card businesses offer borrowers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The financial institutions don’t plan to end rewards entirely, but want to alter 73

December 14, 2018 2:23 PM US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo a shopper walks through Dolphin Mall while shopping on Black Friday in Miami. On Friday, Dec. 14, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for November. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset 67

December 13, 2018 2:24 PM Advocacy group drafts U.S. privacy bill as effort grows to make law next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer advocacy group backed by large American technology companies on Thursday unveiled a U.S. privacy bill that strictly limits collection of biometric and location information and calls for punishment by fines, as Congress weighs nationwide regulation to supersede new California rules. The Washington-based Center for Democracy 105

December 11, 2018 4:45 PM Jimmy Dean sausage recalled over potential metal contamination

Consumers should check their freezers for Jimmy Dean sausage, as ready-to-eat pork and poultry links were recalled because they may contain pieces of metal, the U.S Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced in a news release Monday. The recall was issued after five customers reportedly complained after reportedly 99

December 4, 2018 6:11 PM Burger King promotion sends customers to McDonald's – sort of

Burger King has found a new way to troll McDonald’s — by sending customers there. In a new promotion called “The Whopper Detour,” Burger King is actually encouraging its fans to go to McDonald’s for the next week in order to get a Whopper hamburger for a penny. As part of the marketing gimmick, consumers will have to be within 600 feet of a McDonald’s 131

November 30, 2018 11:23 PM U.S. to conduct additional Keystone XL pipeline review

WASHINGTON/VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department will conduct another environmental review of TransCanada Corp’s long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline, a U.S. official said on Friday, a move that could lead to additional delays of the project. The so-called supplemental environmental impact statement was ordered by Judge Brian Morris of the U.S. District 66

November 30, 2018 5:43 PM Whitaker alerts U.S. trade regulator to his justice role in fraud query response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker responded to a 2017 fraud query from the Federal Trade Commission by noting his new senior level position at the Justice Department and agreeing to be “very helpful,” records released Friday show. The FTC issued a subpoena last year for Whitaker, seeking records related to his past relationship 64