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The victor will be announced at the PFA's annual awards ceremony in London on Sunday, April 22. Click through the gallery to see the six nominees for the award . He's now leading the Golden Boot race, four goals clear of second-placed Kane. Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has been given the nod after yet another fantastic season in betwen the posts at Old Trafford.
  • 4 injured, suspect dead following shooting at YouTube headquarters in California

    4 injured, suspect dead following shooting at YouTube headquarters in California

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    Twitter user @Lavrusik, who identifies as a YouTube employee on his account, said he was evacuated from the building after hearing shots and barricading himself in a room with coworkers. YouTube employees began tweeting about the presence of an active shooter at the company's Cherry Avenue headquarters at around 1 p.m. PST. Police in San Bruno warned people in a Twitter message to stay away from the address where YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc's Google ( GOOGL.O ), is based.
  • Trump loads another tweet into the chamber - and fires on Amazon again

    Trump loads another tweet into the chamber - and fires on Amazon again

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    Supreme Court, is siding with South Dakota's attempt to overturn the high court's 1992 decision barring states from taxing out-of-state sellers who lack an in-state physical presence. Since April 2017, Amazon has collected sales taxes in all states that levy one. "In my many years of being an antitrust lawyer, I'm not aware of a scenario where an individual company was singled out by the president of the United States with a strong encouragement to the Department of Justice to file an ...
  • Foreign Minister Bishop 'not considering' Australia World Cup boycott

    Foreign Minister Bishop 'not considering' Australia World Cup boycott

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    Two Russian diplomats identified as undeclared intelligence officers will be expelled by the Australian Government for actions inconsistent with their status, pursuant to the Vienna Conventions. Of the 16 European Union states that have already agreed to expel Russian diplomats, six are due to appear in the tournament, including reigning champions Germany, and perennial heavyweights Spain and France.
  • Census 2020: U.S. adds controversial citizenship question

    Census 2020: U.S. adds controversial citizenship question

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    Pressed on whether this would disproportionately affect more liberal states, Sanders said: "I think that it is going to determine the individuals in our country and provide information that allows us to provide with our own laws, our own procedures".
  • Oil prices fall as U.S. trade dispute with China looms

    Oil prices fall as U.S. trade dispute with China looms

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    China's ultimate goal is to create a crude oil benchmark in Shanghai that can help the country wrest some pricing power away from worldwide competitors such as Intercontinental Exchange's Brent contract and the New York Mercantile Exchange's WTI.
  • Waymo zooms toward a diverse robo-taxi fleet with Jaguar deal

    Waymo zooms toward a diverse robo-taxi fleet with Jaguar deal

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    The timing of the announcement is slightly unfortunate for Waymo, with the first pedestrian death by a self-driving auto still fresh in the memory. The Jaguar deal will expand upon a fleet of self-driving cars that Waymo has been gradually building in partnership with Fiat Chrysler since 2015.
  • JD Sports boosts USA presence with $558 million Finish Line acquisition

    JD Sports boosts USA presence with $558 million Finish Line acquisition

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    State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Finish Line by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter. A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in FINL . The firm has a market cap of $425.44, a PE ratio of -49.21, a P/E/G ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 1.16. It will also need the approval of regulators before it can close.
  • Wall Street closes down sharply again as US-China trade war looms

    Wall Street closes down sharply again as US-China trade war looms

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    Trump repeated on Thursday that he wants a $100 billion reduction in China's trade surplus, while his top trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, said fundamental changes that allow USA companies to keep their technological edge over Chinese competitors were critical to the future of the US economy.
  • KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

    KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

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    The pop-up stores will end after the holiday season unless they perform well and report high sales numbers. Interview requests with KB Toys were not returned. We went to a Toys R Us store in Yonkers, New York, that was part of the initial round of store closings. KB Toys began as a family-owned toy business in 1922, according to CBS .
  • KB Toys could return to fill void left by Toys R Us

    KB Toys could return to fill void left by Toys R Us

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    It also comes six months after Toys "R" Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, in an effort to shed $5 billion it had accumulated in debt and reinvest the $400 million it was spending a year to pay that off, into its stores. Its Canadian unit is up for sale, along with its operations around the world. Toys R Us' collapse is in part due to growing pressure from Amazon, which has disrupted the entire sector by offering numerous same items at significantly lower prices and with the convenience ...
  • Alibaba puts United States dollars 2 bln more into Lazada, gives it new CEO

    Alibaba puts United States dollars 2 bln more into Lazada, gives it new CEO

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    According to a statement today, Lucy Peng who is already chairman of Lazada would take over as chief executive officer. The company first invested in Lazada in 2016, with United States dollars 1 billion. Indeed, with 640 million consumers, a growing middle class and deepening smartphone penetration, Southeast Asia is shaping up as a major battleground for technology giants.