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Fish Market Buys Freedom For Fred The 70-Pound Octopus

Fish Market Buys Freedom For Fred The 70-Pound OctopusA 70-pound octopus named Fred not only has eight arms, but possibly nine



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North-linked firms soar on Seoul market after summit

North-linked firms soar on Seoul market after summitShares in South Korean builders, railway component makers and other firms with links to the North rocketed on Monday as Friday’s inter-Korea summit fuelled optimism for new cross-border projects. The historic meeting saw the North’s leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowing to “encourage more active cooperation, exchanges” and promote “co-prosperity”. Shares of Hyundai Engineering & Construction — which built buildings at the now-shuttered Kaesong jointly-run industrial complex in the North — surged 26 percent.



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Puerto Rico to get $18.5 billion to rebuild shattered housing market

Puerto Rico to get $  18.5 billion to rebuild shattered housing marketPuerto Rico will receive $ 18.5 billion from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help rebuild its battered housing stock and infrastructure after September’s Hurricane Maria, the island’s governor and HUD officials said on Tuesday. The funding for the U.S. territory was the largest grant in the history of the HUD, said HUD undersecretary Pamela Patenaude. HUD is awarding a total of roughly $ 28 billion to nine states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico that have been recently affected by major disasters, including Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria, as well as the recent California wildfires.



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Surging US output 'a concern' for oil market: OPEC

Surging US output 'a concern' for oil market: OPECOil prices, long battered by a global glut in supply, have been rising recently as the market returns to balance on the back of a landmark deal between producers to throttle output, but surging shale production in the United States could throw a spanner in the works, OPEC said on Monday. Crude prices fell as low as $ 35 per barrel at the start of 2016, but they have been rising since, reaching a three-year high of more than $ 70 per barrel last month, “on signs that production adjustments by OPEC and non-OPEC participating countries are balancing the market,” the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries wrote in its latest monthly market report. OPEC countries and other oil-producing countries, such as Russia, agreed at the end of 2016 to cut back production to combat the global glut in oil.



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Markets Right Now: Dow plunges 1,000 as market swoons again

Markets Right Now: Dow plunges 1,000 as market swoons againNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):



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How To Handle A Stock Market Drop When You’re Retired

How To Handle A Stock Market Drop When You’re RetiredThere may be no worse feeling in the world for a retiree ― or someone hoping to retire soon ― than when the stock market takes a nosedive as it did this week.



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House members grill Treasury Secretary Mnuchin about market turmoil

House members grill Treasury Secretary Mnuchin about market turmoilSteven Mnuchin said he's "not overly concerned" about Monday's Dow point drop and recent market volatility.



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Report: Employees fired after delivering raw meat in shopping carts to Bay Area market

Report: Employees fired after delivering raw meat in shopping carts to Bay Area marketOfficials launched a health investigation after photos posted on social media showed men delivering unwrapped meat in shopping carts to a market in San Jose.



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Activists Film ‘Extreme Market’ In Indonesia To Denounce Dog Meat Trade

Activists Film ‘Extreme Market’ In Indonesia To Denounce Dog Meat TradeA coalition of animal welfare groups has released horrific footage of dogs being bashed to death and blowtorched in so-called “extreme markets” in Indonesia.



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What Does Dow 25000 Mean for the Stock Market

What Does Dow 25000 Mean for the Stock MarketDorfman Value Investments founder John Dorfman likely triggered plenty of smirks when he boldly predicted four-and-a-half years ago that the Dow Jones industrial average would hit 25,000 in 2017. At the time Dorfman made his bullish call in 2013, the Dow was trading just under 14,500.



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