U.S. stocks down on oil price drop, Fed rate hike fears
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U.S. stocks down on oil price drop, Fed rate hike fears

U.S. stocks finished lower Tuesday on a continued drop in oil prices and as the Federal Reserve kicked off its two-day rate-setting meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished zero-point-two percent lower at 20-thousand-837, …while the S&P 500 dropped a third-of-a-percent to two-thousand-365. A one-percent fall in the energy sector led the declines, taking a hit from yet another drop…

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Stocks
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Stocks

Shares on Wall Street closed lower on Thursday, with losses being led by large-cap technology stocks which faced renewed pressure. A more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve following its rate hike, also contributed to the cautious mood in the U.S. markets. The Dow fell zero-point-zero-seven percent,… while the S&P 500 shed zero-point-two percent, both retreating from record-highs seen in…

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (fragment)
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (fragment)

Without suspecting our main character would soon meet one of the few immortal beings in the universe. Infinitely bored of his immortality, this being was put his remarkable goal: to insult the universe. to insult everyone in it. Individually, personally, one by one, and this in alphabetical order. Lyuben Dilov? Yes. Lyuben Lyubenov Dilov son? Yes, it’s me. Lyuben Dilov…

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Unsolved Mysteries with Robert Stack – Season 7, Episode 19 – Full Episode
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Unsolved Mysteries with Robert Stack – Season 7, Episode 19 – Full Episode

NARRATOR: This program is about unsolved mysteries. Whenever possible, the actual family members and police officials have participated in recreating the events. What you are about to see is not a news broadcast. ROBERT STACK: The Ouija board– to some an entertaining parlor game; to others, a strange and wondrous instrument, able to bridge the gap between the living and…

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: Korea hikes 2018 minimum wage by more than 16%, biggest increase since 2001
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: Korea hikes 2018 minimum wage by more than 16%, biggest increase since 2001

Korea hiked the minimum wage for next year by 16-and-a-half percent, the largest in more than 15 years. The decision comes as the National Assembly edges closer to voting on a a supplementary budget bill to create jobs. Ji Myung-kil has more. After three months of grueling negotiations between labor groups and management as well as suggestions from the general…

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Cigarette sales at duty-free stores spike after hefty tax hike
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Cigarette sales at duty-free stores spike after hefty tax hike

The government’s sharp price hike on cigarettes has taken a big bite out of cigarette sales at convenience stores,… driving smokers to duty-free shops instead. Data from the Korea Customs Service shows over two-hundred million packs were sold at the nation’s duty-free stores last year….a more than 43 percent increase compared to the year before. The government announced last month…

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The POW who blinked a secret message on TV
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The POW who blinked a secret message on TV

The POW who blinked a secret message on TV The Vietnam War The year was 1965, and the Vietnam War was heating up for the U.S Forces. A group of Naval A-6 Intruder. All weather attack aircraft has taken off from the aircraft carrier U.S.S Independence They were on a bombing mission, assigned to attack hostile military installations The squad…

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Gov’t fixes next year’s minimum wage at 8,590 won
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Gov’t fixes next year’s minimum wage at 8,590 won

The government has set next year’s minimum wage at 8-thousand-five-hundred-and-ninety won, or about seven-dollars-and-sixteen cents. The labor ministry on Monday posted the hourly rate, which will apply across all workplaces from January first next year. The wage hike is in line with the Minimum Wage Commission’s decision in July to raise the hourly pay rate by two-point-nine percent,… the smallest…

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