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Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Farm incomes may halve after Brexit, says report

The profitability of the average UK farm could fall by as much as half after Brexit, new research suggests. The report, by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), says the “worst-case scenario” would cut average farm profits from £38,000 a year to just £15,000. The analysis tries to model the effects of cheaper imported food, reduced subsidies and more ...

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Micron Drops 4% on Q3 PCs’ Rising DRAM Prices; HPQ Sags

Shares of HP Inc. (HPQ) are down 7 cents at $ 20.50, in late trading, despite having the strongest showing of any PC maker in Q3, according to tonight’sGartner report on their preliminary, estimated numbers. This report is better than the Street was expecting, even though stocks are going down. Apple (AAPL) shares are off 10 cents at $ 155.80, ...

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New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response

© Reuters. Audience members pray in Las Vegas City Hall following a Unity Prayer Walk in Las Vegas By Tim Reid and Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) – Las Vegas police faced new questions on Tuesday about their response to this month’s mass shooting after a county sheriff disclosed the gunman shot a security guard before, not after, opening fire on a ...

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Facebook and Twitter could face 'online abuse' tax

Facebook and Twitter could be asked to pay a tax to help fund educational campaigns about internet abuse. It is among ideas suggested by the UK government as it considers its safer internet strategy. It also proposed that social media platforms reveal the true scale of online hate and how much content is removed each year. And it wants a ...

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Fires burn through at least five wineries in Napa and Sonoma valleys

At least five wineries in northern California have sustained total or very significant losses as fires continue to blaze through the region, according to the Napa Valley Vintners and the Sonoma County Vintners. Some 17 fires have burned more than 115,000 acres in California, torching more than 1,500 homes and commercial structures, according to the California Department of Forestry and ...

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First Reit completes Siloam Hospitals Buton, Lippo Plaza Buton purchase

Wed, Oct 11, 2017 – 7:32 AM FIRST Real Estate Investment Trust (First Reit) has completed its acquisition of Siloam Hospitals Buton and Lippo Plaza Buton, it announced on the Singapore Exchange late on Tuesday. This meant that First Reit’s portfolio has grown and is now made up of 19 properties located in Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea. The total ...

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Trump's net approval rating has dropped dramatically in every state

President Donald Trump’s net approval rating has gone down in every state since taking office in January, a new analysis from Morning Consult found Tuesday. Trump’s net approval rating, which is his disapproval rating subtracted from his approval rating, went down by at least 11 points in every state between January and September. The smallest change was in Louisiana, where ...

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