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Dow hits 26000 points but loses early gains
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Despite the Dow hitting a new record of 26,000 Tuesday, U.S. stocks pulled back and closed in the red.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 10.33 (-0.04 percent), finishing the session at 25,792.86.The Nasdaq fell 37.38 (-0.51 percent) to close at 7,223.69, while the S&P 500 finished trading at 2,776.42, down 9.82 (-0.35 percent) for the day.Crude oil prices were were about 1 percent lower and under $64 per barrel.Winners and Losers: General Electric sunk 2.93 percent after reporting a $6.2 billion after-tax charge. Shares of Twitter Inc. tumbled 2.95 percent.Energizer announced it will acquire Spectrum's Rayovac...
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Beleaguered YouTube star Logan Paul: 'Everyone deserves a second chance'
ABCNews.com (LOS ANGELES) -- Beleaguered YouTube star Logan Paul is looking for a second chance following the fallout he's faced in response to a video he uploaded Dec. 31, which appeared to show a lifeless, hanging body in Japan's so-called suicide forest.In the clip, which received an onslaught of online criticism, the audience appears to see the body of an apparent suicide victim hanging from a tree.On Monday, Paul spoke to TMZ on camera as the vlogger was boarding a plane at Los Angeles International Airport."Everyone deserves second chances," he told the outlet when asked about his next steps.On what...
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NYT exec speaks out: 'We are not the opposition to the current administration'
The New York Times (NEW YORK) -- The New York Times introduced a new paywall in December that slashed its free articles in half, from ten to five. The move was all part of Meredith Kopit Levien's mission to understand where news consumption is headed.“You can describe the business model -- not the journalism, not the mission -- but the business model of The New York Times in five words: ‘Make something worth paying for,’” Kopit Levien, executive vice president and chief operating officer of The New York Times Company, told Rebecca Jarvis on an episode of No Limits with...
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