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WOW airlines now offer $199 flight from California to Europe

WOW Air has wowed the masses with its expansion into United States' South West at an unbelievable cost of $199. This carrier will fly passengers from California to Europe at this no-frills cost. A #WowinCali contest on social media has added to the hype, where the contest winners can win free tickets on this new route.

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Minimum wage

14 US states will increase minimum wage in 2016

The majority of states in the United States including major cities will implement new minimum wage rate starting this year as workers continue to strike and demanding a better payment. Workers have been under pressure lately as the cost of living continues to increase yet their minimum wage remains the same.

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Derek Aberle

Qualcomm requires Three-Year stake holding before nominating for proxy

Qualcomm Inc. altered its proxy process requiring shareholders to have their stake in the company for at least three years before nominating people for the board.

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Air Force to double drone squadrons in US, abroad

The Air Force announced Thursday that it plans to more than double its drone squadrons and spread them in and out of the United States. According to the Washington Times, this will add 3,000 more personnel, 700 pilots, and 700 sensor operators. Langley Air Force Base U.S. Air Combat Command head Gen. Herbert Carlisle said adding squadrons in Langley and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona could help in the intelligence-gathering tasks.

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Former U.S. President John F. Kennedy

10 Wealthiest U.S. Presidents

Being President of the United States is the large role to fill as the most powerful man in the world. With that power and title, of course comes, great wealth and fame, whether from a widely well-received tenure or one of great criticism.

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Space satellite

US, China to roll out 'Space Hotline' to avoid conflicts

The world's largest and second largest economies have established 'Space Hotline,' a new communications channel to serve as a diplomatic safety valve.

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Drone

DJI open its first drone store in China

World's biggest drone maker, the China SZ DJI Technology Company announced that they are planning to open its first flagship store in China. According to the announcement, the company will open a store in the heart of Shenzhen shopping center as soon as December before the shopping district get busier as customers preparing for a festive season.

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Barack Obama launched personal Facebook page sending message through video on climate change

Social media is not just a communicating platform for local people but also for world-known celebrities and public figures who consistently post their thoughts over certain arguments. On Monday, White house launched a personal facebook account for Barack Obama to use in order to communicate his message over climate change through nontraditional channels, as reported by Reuters.

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The new accurate way to measure the world’s wealthiest countries

New World Wealth (NWW), a South Africa-based market research consultancy, released the lists of wealthiest countries, ranked by using its own new method.

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Target

Out of range: Target is closing down 13 stores in the US

Target, one of America largest retail stores is closing 13 stores across the United States that has been performing badly over the years. The management blames decreasing profit in these stores as the main reason for the closure.

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Counterfeit items

Four of 10 products sold online in China are fakes, shoddy

More than 40% of goods sold on the Internet in China are fakes or shoddy, according to a report by an official of the standing committee of the National People's Congress, the country's top law-making body.

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Internal Revenue Service

U.S. Ranks Third in the Global Tax Havens List

The United States is now third place in the list of top tax havens for foreign companies on the biannual Financial Secrecy Index by the Tax Justice Network, next to Switzerland and Hong Kong.

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James Clapper

American Tech Giants Increasing Partnerships with Chinese Companies Impose Threat to US National Security

More and more United States giant tech companies are partnering with Chinese firms that are connected with the Asian country's military, leading to fears that it may improve Chinese military technological capabilities and could even harm US national security.

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China

Cross-border technology sharing with Chinese firms worries US defense experts

The technology tie-ups between the US technology giants and Chinese firms have become a center of debate as the close business relations have under current exposure to sensitive defense technology. Security analysts express their concern about possible harm to the national security of the US. In association with US technology firms, Chinese companies are becoming self-reliant in defense technology triggering the alarm bells for the US national security.

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Jewellery watch

Chinese jewellery demand decline shadows Canadian Arctic diamond sector's sparkle

The commodity slump caused by China is adversely affecting some of the biggest raw material markets in the world, and now it shades the sparkle that Canada's Arctic diamond industry once had.

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