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Japan's Nikkei rises 2% in mixed Asia session following Wall Street's rebound rally

Japan’s Nikkei rises 2% in mixed Asia session following Wall Street’s rebound rally

Australia’s central bank sees case for slower rate hikes Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said the central bank “recognizes” that “the case for a slower pace of increase in interest rates becomes stronger as the level of the cash rate rises.” National Australia Bank economist Tapas Stickland said Lowe’s remarks may be “signaling …

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TikTok car theft challenge: Chicago area sees 767% increase in Hyundai, Kia thefts

TikTok car theft challenge: Chicago area sees 767% increase in Hyundai, Kia thefts

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A car theft challenge going viral on TikTok and other social media apps has led to a 767% increase in Hyundai and Kia vehicle thefts in the Chicago area since the beginning of July compared to last year, according to authorities. TikTok users are posting videos under …

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Google’s plan to take over Thompson Center a shot in the arm for downtown Chicago and for Gov. J.B. Pritzker

Google’s plan to take over Thompson Center a shot in the arm for downtown Chicago and for Gov. J.B. Pritzker

Nearly two decades after the state first considered a sale of the James R. Thompson Center, Google’s agreement to buy the iconic but controversial Loop building marks a key victory for both the central business district and for Gov. J.B Pritzker. As he campaigns for reelection, the first-term Democrat has faced criticism over the state’s …

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Amazon hits the road in Chicago and other cities with the first of its 100,000 Rivian electric delivery vans

Amazon hits the road in Chicago and other cities with the first of its 100,000 Rivian electric delivery vans

Amazon is ready to hit the road in Chicago and across the U.S. with the first of its custom-made Rivian electric delivery vans, and a lot may be riding on it for both companies. Rivian CEO and founder R.J. Scaringe and top Amazon executives were on hand Thursday afternoon to unveil the electric vans at …

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Apology videos attract huge amounts of attention, with Logan Paul's apology video about his insensitivity towards a dead body garnering more than 61 million views

YouTubers should appear natural and say ‘sorry’ four times in apology videos

From Zoella to James Charles, many of the world’s most famous YouTubers have posted videos apologising for their past or current behaviours. These apology videos attract huge amounts of attention, and can garner millions of views.  For example, Logan Paul’s apology video for his insensitivity towards a dead body has been viewed 61 million times since …

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DeSantis spikes football after major employer ditches Chicago for Florida

DeSantis spikes football after major employer ditches Chicago for Florida

Fox Business host Cheryl Casone joins Doug and Teresa on their quest to find their dream home in Key West, Florida.  Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is touting the business friendly nature of his state in response to news that a billionaire hedge fund manager is fleeing crime-ridden Chicago and moving his company to Florida. …

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Kellogg Co. will split into three companies, with snack headquarters in Chicago

Kellogg Co. will split into three companies, with snack headquarters in Chicago

Kellogg Company announced plans to split up Tuesday, saying it will spin itself off into three separate companies focused on cereal, plant-based foods and snacks. The snacks company will be headquartered in Chicago, the company said in a news release, with campuses in both the city and Battle Creek, Michigan. The news comes a week …

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JetBlue Lifts Offer for Spirit Airlines, Commits to Selling Assets

JetBlue Lifts Offer for Spirit Airlines, Commits to Selling Assets

JetBlue Airways Corp. JBLU 5.30% is continuing its quest to buy Spirit Airlines Inc., SAVE 2.11% increasing its offer and strengthening its commitment to divest itself of assets to get regulatory approval for the deal. JetBlue JBLU 5.30% on Monday increased its offer to $33.50 in cash per Spirit share. Previously, it had offered $31.50 …

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COVID-crazed professor is blasted for tweet shaming United attendant for not wearing mask

COVID-crazed professor is blasted for tweet shaming United attendant for not wearing mask

‘You the type of fella to remind the teacher she forgot to assign homework!’ COVID-crazed epidemiology professor is blasted for tweet shaming United flight attendant for not wearing mask Amir Attaran, a professor of law and epidemiology at the University of Ottawa, complained that his flight attendant was breaking the law  ‘Hey United, why are …

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Caterpillar relocates headquarters from Chicago area to Irving

Caterpillar relocates headquarters from Chicago area to Irving

Industrial giant Caterpillar Inc. is moving its headquarters from suburban Chicago to Irving. The company has about 120 workers now in an Irving office and Caterpillar spokeswoman Kate Kenny said the size of its local workforce will depend on future business needs. The international manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, engines, generators and locomotives has …

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