Consumer confidence hits 118.9 in June, versus 116 estimate – CNBC

The Consumer Confidence Index rose in June to 118.9, despite expectations for it to drop, The Conference Board announced Tuesday. Economists were expecting the index to drop slightly to 116 for the month of June, according to Thomson Reuters consensus estimates. Last month, the index dipped to 117.9, down from its April reading, The Conference Board said. Consumer expectations improved ...

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Poll: Little Global Confidence in President Trump on Foreign Affairs – NBCNews.com

WASHINGTON — The reviews from around the globe are in and they show scant confidence outside the United States in President Donald Trump’s ability to do the right thing on international affairs, with fewer than 3 in 10 respondents expressing confidence, President Donald Trump listens as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint press conference in the Rose Garden ...

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Google Fined Record $2.7 Billion in EU Antitrust Ruling – New York Times

Google suffered a major blow on Tuesday after European antitrust officials fined the search giant a record $2.7 billion for unfairly favoring some of its own services over those of rivals. The penalty, of 2.4 billion euros, highlights the aggressive stance that European officials have taken in regulating many of the world’s largest technology companies, going significantly further than their ...

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Look at the evidence: Google's troubles in Europe are entirely of its own making – Business Insider

LONDON — BI The difference is alarming. Hotel review sites like TripAdvisor — which have hundreds of reader reviews per hotel, and are thus good quality search results if you’re looking for hotels — get buried under Google’s own Google+ review boxes, in which only a handful of people have written reviews. It’s difficult to argue that Google is serving ...

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NASA accuses Gwyneth Paltrow of fraud – Deccan Chronicle

Gwyneth Paltrow was slammed by NASA for the “Body Vibes” stickers on her Goop website. The website claims that the stickers are made from NASA spacesuit material and are available for $120 for a set of 24. According to Vogue.com.au, the description read, “Human bodies operate at an ideal energetic frequency, but everyday stresses can throw off our internal balance. ...

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Someone made a ridiculous video about NASA finding aliens. News outlets took the bait. – Washington Post

In a video posted online, the hackers collective Anonymous said NASA will soon announce the discovery of “extraterrestrial life.” (Anonymous) The headlines sounds thrilling. One might say they bait a click. “ANONYMOUS SAYS NASA HAS EVIDENCE OF ALIEN LIFE. DOES IT?” — : The ‘X-Files’ Dana Scully conquered GIFdom, one eye-roll at a time Two decades of mysterious Air Force ...

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