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Casino operator Penn National to buy Pinnacle in $2.8B deal

Casino operator Penn National Gaming Inc. said on Monday it would buy Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.8 billion, cementing its position as the leading U.S. regional gaming operator.

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Coronation Street spoilers: Pat Phelan to frame Seb Franklin for Andy Carver and Vinny's deaths in shocking new twist

Coronation Street spoilers: Pat Phelan to frame Seb Franklin for Andy and Vinny's deaths: Pat Phelan starts to take revenge on Seb Franklin after he reveals he's going to work with Gary Windass [ITV] Having managed to cover up his crimes quite well, Phelan's dark and murderous secrets look set t
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WATCH: How long does the flu last?

ABC News offers tips to avoid the flu and, if you get it, explains how long the symptoms will last.
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Trust In Stock Market 'Greater Than Bitcoin' But Not By Much, Survey Says

A survey on consumer attitudes towards Bitcoin in the U.S. has revealed that while those canvassed across the nation still had more in the stockmarket than the leading cryptocurrency by market capital
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The S&P 500 Set An All-Time Intraday High On Monday, But Not All Sector ETFs

The S&P 500 is divided into 11 sectors and each sector can be traded using its own exchange-traded fund. Establishing weightings based up their weekly charts is the backbone of an Asset Allocation Mod
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AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Jumps Back Above 40%

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market is at a five-week high.
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AAII Sentiment Survey: Neutral Sentiment Falls To A Five-Week Low

The percentage of individual investors describing their six-month outlook for stocks as “neutral” is at a five-week low.
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Why Hershey And Campbell Soup Are Spending Billions To Gobble Up Smaller Snack Brands

Monday morning, The Hershey Company said it is spending $1.6 billion on Amplify Brands, and Campbell Soup said it will shell out $4.9 billion on Snyder's-Lance. For both food behemoths, the acquisitio
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Limited supplies lift pepper

Availability of imported pepper in consuming and producing areas at ?430 a kg coupled with continued withdrawal of sellers has pushed up the spot prices further on Monday.On the terminal market, 17 t
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Rupee retains its strength

The rupee, as expected, continued to strengthen against the US dollar in the past week. The currency stayed strong all through the week and rose to a high of 64.01 on Friday on the back of the exit .
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Weak trend continues in sugar

Weak trend continued in sugar market on continuous selling by mills at discount amid limited demand. At the Vashi market, spot prices dropped by ?10-15 a quintal. Naka rates were steady. Arrivals w..
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Turmeric arrival, prices dip

Spot prices of turmeric decreased at Erode markets on Monday as the traders did not receive any upcountry orders. Nearly 2,400 bags of medium and poor quality turmeric arrived for sale. Many traders
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MCX Aluminium bounces from key support

The Aluminium futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has reversed sharply higher in the past week. The support in the ?127-129 per kg region has held well as expected and has halted t
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Popular Travel

Holland America changed its schedule and left me high and dry

When Holland America changes the departure port for a Chilean cruise, Robert Houston and his wife have to scramble to change their tickets. Should the cruise line help them, or are they on their own?
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Review of new Singapore Airlines A380 first class suite

Last week U.S YouTube star Casey Neistat claimed that the new Emirates first-class suite was the best seat in the world. But aviation analyst Alex Macheras , from London, begs to differ.
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Disney reveals new images for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars fans gathered at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Saturday and were rewarded with a few new images of the upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land coming in 2019.

Disney creative ex

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The Latest: Calmer winds 'critical' in California firefight

LOS ANGELES - The Latest on California wildfire (all times local): 5:15 a.m. Crews on the lines of Southern California's enormous wildfire hope to take advantage of a two-day window of calmer ...
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Cowboy boots are as much a part of San Antonio as the Alamo

SAN ANTONIO - A visit to San Antonio would not be complete without a stroll by the Alamo, enjoying a cheesy enchilada plate at a Tex-Mex joint off the River ...
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Road trippers should take an extra-long test drive

Some of today's cars are so thoughtlessly designed that they leave travelers cramped and annoyed.        
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Popular Finance

Massachusetts regulator opens pension probe against MetLife

BOSTON (Reuters) - The top securities regulator in Massachusetts on Monday said he has opened an investigation of MetLife Inc after the insurer revealed last week it had failed to pay pensions to...
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Ethical investors tightening screws on emerging-market debt issuers

LONDON (Reuters) - For years, the Brazilian mining conglomerate Vale was a darling of emerging market investors, who were happy to ignore the company's poor record on environmental and social issues..
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Cuanza Norte: Official calls for increased support for coffee farmers

Camabatela - Coffee producers in northern Cuanza Norte province need more financial incentive in order to raise production levels taking into account the current attractive prices in the national an
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Govt expects to achieve 1.5 billion tonne of coal output by 2022

The coal ministry had set the target of 1 billion tonne by 2019-20 for state-run miner Coal India to cut imports and increase availability of the dry fuel to bolster growth.
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India#39;s trade deficit with China stands at $37 billion in April-October

The bilateral trade between India and China stood at USD 50.19 billion during the April-October period, as against USD 71.45 billion in the entire 2016-17
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How to prepare for interview after not having one for ages

You may not have had a job interview for a long while. Perhaps you were with your last employer for decades, are switching careers or are returning to work for whatever reason.
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Kochhaus Worldwide pots and pans cookware scam warning

Britons are being warned over a cookware scam that has started to emerge again ten years after This is Money first alerted readers about it. It cost John, from West Yorkshire, £300.
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London congestion charge fines to increase to £160 in 2018

Motorists will still be offered a discounted early payment fine within the first 14 days of receiving the Penalty Charge Notice (PCN), but that will also increase from £65 to £80 under the new rul
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Comic Relief make 10% of staff redundant before Christmas

Comic Relief has made around 10 per cent of its staff redundant just before Christmas, This is Money can reveal.
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