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  • Here's the big problem with LinkedIn: Analysts

    Despite having easily beat Wall Street expectations, LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD)'s latest quarterly report shows growth may be decelerating, two analysts said Friday. "You could look at margins that are showing some compression, you could look at some flattening in the user growth on a sequential basis, and I think when you take all those things together and you put it against the fact that LinkedIn is still a growth stock, I think it's just difficult to justify the current valuation," Ken Sena, an analyst at Evercore ISI, said in a CNBC " Squawk Alley " interview. The professional social media site on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings per share of 55 cents, while analysts had expected 30 cents a share on the top line.

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  • Man who called dollar rally sees catastrophe ahead

    Back in November 2014, Pal, who is currently the publisher of the Global Macro Investor newsletter and the founder of Real Vision TV, said the U.S. dollar index (Intercontinental Exchange US: @DX.1) was poised to make a move the likes of which hadn't been seen in "many, many years." Now, after the dollar index surged 10 percent, Pal is out with a new prediction, and it could spell trouble for global equities.

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  • Why Samsung's slashing Galaxy prices

    Samsung (: 593'A-KR) has announced plans to slash prices on its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, indicating an effort to boost lagging smartphone sales. The tech giant reported second-quarter earnings on Wednesday and announced its "plans to firmly maintain its sale of premium smartphones by flexibly adjusting the price of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and launching a new model with a larger screen." Samsung didn't announce specific prices, however. The price-cutting move comes amid falling profits and a declining share of the smartphone market for Samsung.

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  • Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash

    Members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed when a private jet crashed into a car auction lot in Britain, Saudi Arabia's embassy in London said Saturday. While the embassy did not identify the dead, a source close to the family speaking to AFP and Saudi media indicated that they were bin Laden's stepmother Raja Hashim, his sister Sanaa, the sister's husband Zuhair Hashem, and a Jordanian pilot. The Saudi-registered Phenom 300 jet came down on Friday as it tried to land at Blackbushe Airport, a small airfield in Hampshire, southern England.

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  • Kris and Caitlyn Jenner meet for first time

    Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner have met for their first time. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star and the 65-year-old former Olympian - who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition - have met up at Caitlyn's Malibu house, where they talked about any issues they had. According to gossip website TMZ, the 59-year-old momager was upset that the exes never speak despite having daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner together and being married for 24 years.

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  • MH370: Officials confirm debris belongs to Boeing 777

    A Malaysian official has confirmed debris found in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777 that could be missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. "From the part number, it is confirmed that it is from a Boeing 777 aircraft. This information is from MAS (Malaysia Airlines).

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  • Perth housing and unit prices slump

    Perth's median house price has fallen by $20,000 in the June quarter - the largest drop in two years. The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia said the metropolitan median house price dropped from $550,000 to $530,000 while the cost of units, apartments, villas and townhouses fell from $440,000 to $420,000. REIWA president David Airey said it was a similar story in the regions with the median house price dropping by $10,000 to $380,000 and the median apartment price dipping by about $4500 to $325,000.

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  • Beauty queen's answer leaves audience dumbfounded

    The logic of a beauty pageant contestant has left audiences dumbfounded yet again, after a Miss Bolivia hopeful gave a nonsensical answer to an interview question. While they’re not exactly known for their eloquent and articulate nature, audiences were still shocked by Miss Giovanna Salazar's gaffe. Miss Salazar took to her Facebook page to defend herself, after her incredibly brief answer started to go viral on social media.

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  • Girls scam ISIS for travel money

    If you’re low on funds for that big vacation, you could always ask to borrow some, run a Kickstarter campaign … or swindle a couple of Islamic State recruiters. It may not be the safest way to make money, but that’s what three young women from Chechnya, a Russian republic in southeastern Europe, did. The Islamic State often targets Muslim communities like Chechnya’s to recruit people who are willing to inflict individual acts of terrorism on their own soil.

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  • Missing teen jogger found alive in mysterious circumstances

    A teen girl who went missing while jogging has been found in mysterious circumstances. Cameron Baud has the story.

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  • Dentist posed for photo with body of Cecil the lion, says hunter

    Professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst told AFP Friday he did nothing wrong on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion, adding he was shocked to find the animal was wearing a tracking collar. Bronkhurst's client, US dentist Walter Palmer, has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger after he used a bow and arrow to shoot Cecil, a popular draw for tourists at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park. Bronkhorst also revealed that Palmer, who paid $55,000 for the hunt, had posed for a photograph next to Cecil's body as is normal for trophy hunters.

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  • Ghostly figure watches group from window

    A group of friends were left unnerved after photographs revealed a ghostly figure watching them from a window. Natasha Oliver, 22, from the UK, realised someone was watching them from the open window of a nearby building site when she looked back on her digital photos. Ms Oliver posted the spooky photos, which were taken in the historic market town of Wem, on Facebook recently.

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  • Australian seated beside overweight passenger sues Etihad

    Etihad Airways said Friday that it will continue to fight a lawsuit by a passenger who says he was left with back pain because he was seated beside an overweight man on a 14-hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to Sydney. James Bassos, of Brisbane, is suing the Abu Dhabi-based airline in the Queensland state District Court over a permanent back injury he says he suffered while trying to avoid his fellow passenger on the 2011 flight. The 38-year-old interior designer is claiming $227,000 Australian dollars ($166,000) for medical expenses and lost earnings.

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  • Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities

    In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump calls for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally while allowing the "really good people" to return. Such an effort may be more difficult than Trump realizes because deporting so many people means finding them first. Locating immigrants who don't have a legal immigration status has stymied officials for decades.

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  • New clue in murder of Indian woman

    Police hope new security camera footage could finally unearth a killer who stabbed a woman to death as she walked home through a Sydney park. Prabha Kumar, 41, was walking home on the night of March 7 and was chatting on the phone to her husband in India when she was stabbed in the neck at Westmead, near Parramatta. Detectives from a special strike force set up to find the killer have released new footage of a person walking through Parramatta Golf Course, towards Jubilee Lane, on the night of Ms Kumar's murder.

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  • Lehmann opens up about Haddin sacking

    Coach Darren Lehmann has lashed reports he disregarded Cricket Australia's family-first approach by not selecting Brad Haddin in the third Ashes Test. Haddin was set to play the second Test, but withdrew for family reasons. Peter Nevill scored 45 and snared seven catches at Lord's, convincing selectors Rod Marsh and Lehmann he should stay in the XI ahead of an out-of-sorts Haddin.

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  • Eruption over surrogate dads bringing their daughter home

    Two dads who had hoped to bring a baby daughter home to Spain from Thailand after she was born there via surrogate six months ago have instead been stranded in Bangkok with her ever since. The two men, who live in Valencia, believe the surrogate mum, Patidta Kusolsang changed her mind because she found out that they are gay. The American biological father, Gordon “Bud” Lake, his Spanish husband, Manuel Santos plan to file a petition for permission to leave the country with their baby Carmen.

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  • Mum walks in to check on her baby daughter and finds the CUTEST thing ever!

    The mum went to check on her baby Addison - only to find this...

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  • 10 Best Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

    A bachelor's degree is often thought to be the key to financial success. After all, a typical college graduate earns 68% more than a worker with just a high school diploma. "Going to college has long been, since the end of World War II, the preferable path to the middle class," says Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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  • Air India plane forced to turn back after 'rat sighting'

    An Air India plane was forced to return to New Delhi two hours into a flight to Milan on Thursday after a "suspected rat sighting" in the cabin. "(The Dreamliner flight) AI 123... returned to Delhi due to (a) suspected rat sighting," an airline official told AFP on condition of anonymity on Friday. An Air India domestic flight was reportedly grounded in May in the northern town of Leh after crew spotted rats scurrying around the plane.

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