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Euronext Bids $712 Million for Norwegian Stock Exchange Operator

Euronext NV is making a 625 million-euro ($712 million) takeover offer for Norwegian stock exchange operator Oslo Bors VPS as consolidation accelerates among the world’s trading exchanges. Euronext has already won backing from almost half of Oslo Bors’s shareholders for the deal and expects to start a tender offer at 145 Norwegian kroner ($16.53) a …

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Apple Removes Religious App Accused of Promoting Conversion Therapy

Apple has removed an app accused of promoting conversion therapy from its online store after a LGBTQ rights organization called for its removal. The nonprofit Truth Wins Out launched a petition against an app created by Living Hope Ministries,a religious group based in Arlington, Texas. The free app developed three years ago reportedly provided a …

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Have No Fear—NORAD’s Santa Tracker Is Still On Despite the Partial Government Shutdown

NORAD is continuing its 63-year tradition of tracking Santa’s arrival across the world despite the partial government shutdown. More than 1,500 military personnel and volunteers in an air force base in Colorado will be hard at work Christmas Eve, tracking Santa Claus and answering children’s calls, reported NPR. NORAD Tracks Santa is run by volunteers …

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New for Christmas 2018: Google’s Santa Tracker Now Offers the Gift of Games

For anyone wanting to keep tabs on where Santa Claus travels on Christmas Eve, well, there’s an app for that. Google’s Santa Tracker, which was first launched in 2004, keeps tabs on Santa’s location the night before Christmas. But before the tracker starts mapping Santa’s location on Dec. 24, this year, Santa’s Village features a …

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‘Aquaman’ Tops ‘Mary Poppins’ in Pre-Christmas Weekend Box Office

“Aquaman” from AT&T Inc.’s Warner Bros. made the biggest splash at the box office this weekend, beating four new releases, including a returning “Mary Poppins” and a “Transformers” prequel. Comscore Inc. estimates the industry slightly surpassed 2016’s North American record of $11.383 billion on Sunday. The DC Comics-based movie collected $67.4 million in theaters in …

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The Government Shutdown Could Last Until January as Leaders Leave Washington

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday the two-day-old government shutdown could last into 2019, as Republicans and Democrats remain at an impasse over President Donald Trump’s demand for billions of dollars in border-wall funding. The next possibility for votes in the House and Senate is on Dec. 27, as Democrats say they’re far …

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