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'Bumped' passenger gets $10000 travel voucher from United

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Unlike the story that made headlines previous year when a doctor was dragged from a flight after already taking his seat, Preise was removed from the boarding line before she made it onto the plane. For a flight that THEY oversold. She also got two $10 meal vouchers, which she initially said she would use for a first-class dining experience at the airport Pizza Hut. Read More »

Toys "R" Us liquidation sale delayed for "unknown reasons"

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Industry executives have announced last ditch efforts to save the renowned toy giant. The New Jersey-based company disclosed the timeline during a bankruptcy court hearing on Tuesday, the Bergen County Record reported. The company first began life as a children's furniture store in 1948, before shifting its focus to selling toys in the first incarnation of the store in 1957 - the styling of the backwards "R" was said to give the impression that it was written by a child. Read More »

Volkswagen Touareg goes large and electric for 2019

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It is unclear if the new Touareg will eventually be brought to American shores or simply replaced by the five-seat Atlas that will make its debut later this month in NY. The pair of high-resolution screens sit behind two sheets of glass and control most of the car's functions. A plug-in hybrid version is also being prepared for the Chinese market, but VW says its exact launch date in Europe is still open. Read More »

Judge orders special elections to fill vacancies

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Reynolds said that interpretation of the law was "absurd in its application" and that the law in this case was clear. MADISON, Wis. (AP) -A Wisconsin judge is considering whether to order Republican Gov. Keith Ripp, R-Lodi, resigned to join Walker's administration. The win emboldened Wisconsin Democrats who have been calling on Walker to call special elections to fill the other vacancies: one of which is in the state Assembly and the other in the state Senate. Read More »

Pacific's Garbage Hot Spot Holds More Plastic Debris Than Was Thought

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The Giant Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic, floating trash located halfway between Hawaii and California , has grown to more than 600,000 square miles, a study published on Thursday finds. To increase the surface area surveyed and to quantify the largest pieces of plastic, a C-130 Hercules aircraft was fitted with advanced sensors to collect multispectral imagery and 3D scans of the ocean garbage. Read More »

South Africa's Naspers cashes in $10bn Tencent stake

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With more than 2.9 billion Tencent shares following this week's disposal, Naspers' stake is now worth around $160 billion, which is still more than the entirety of the company's own market capitalization. Inc. and SoftBank Group Corp. made on Alibaba Group Holding. "You get to a point where a 40% discount to your underlying NAV, or net asset value, is ridiculous so I think this is potentially a move by management to try and narrow that gap", said Michael Treherne, a fund manager at Vestact, ... Read More »

Bale hat-trick fires Wales to 6-0 win over China

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The Wales captain played in a 6-0 win against China on Thursday afternoon in the China Cup, and speaking ahead of the game, revealed that the disappointment of missing out on the World Cup made him think about his future. Bale nearly got a second in the 17th minute as he chased a ball forward, but Shanghai SIPG goalkeeper Yan Junling sprinted off his line to clear the ball. Read More »

AAP govt presents Rs 53000 crore budget for 2018-19

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Last year, the budget allocation for education was 23 per cent of the total budget. There is also subsidy for restaurants who will use electricity or gas-based tandoors . On the educational front, Sisodia said the government has plans to set up 30 new buildings and nursery classes under Sarvodaya Schools. The government is focusing on mohalla clinics. Read More »

Congress will pursue AAP MLAs' office-of-profit case with EC again

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The disqualified lawmakers moved the High Court last month contending that the poll panel notification was a "gross violation of natural justice because the Election Commission decided the matter in undue haste and without affording and giving any opportunity of fair hearing to the petitioners". Read More »

Theo Spoerings to leave Fonterra after seven years as CEO

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He said Mr Spierings had made an "extraordinary" contribution in his almost-seven year tenure in the job and Mr Spierings said he would look forward to focusing on a "better world but not a bigger job". The total write-down from the original investment is now USD511 million, which equates to USD0.32/share. Spierings explains, "While our reported net profit after tax (NPAT) shows a loss of $348 million, it includes the payment to Danone and the Beingmate impairment". Read More »

United halts pet-hauling service ater Dog death, bungles

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Military families in Germany may also ship pets via Lufthansa, an airline agent said Wednesday. Mesa now operates 60 Embraer EJET 175s (E175) and 20 Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet 700s (CRJ700) as United Express. Louis to deliver a dog that was mistakenly loaded on board to its Akron, Ohio, destination. The latest incidents follow a year in which 1.3 out of every 10,000 animals transported by United in cargo holds died, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing the Transportation Department. Read More »

General Mills (GIS) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

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General Mills (NYSE: GIS ) manufacturer of branded consumer foods reported net income for the third quarter of $ 941.40 million or $ 1.62 per share, compared to income of $ 357.80 million or $ 0.61 per share for the year-ago quarter. GIS stock opened at $49.93 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.79, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.53. The stock recovered 1.2% since its low point and has performed -27.16% year-to-date. Read More »

Elon Musk's new $2.6 billion compensation plan approved by Tesla shareholders

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The vote has been seen as a test of whether big investors are prepared to support such a large payout at the founder-led company. "The reports that Musk was in Israel to discuss a collaboration between Tesla and Cortica are completely false, he was in Israel, but not to meet or have discussions with Cortica", said a Tesla spokesman based in Palo Alto, Ca. Read More »

Mark Carney: Crypto-assets not a risk to global financial stability

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We commit to implement the FATF standards as they apply to crypto-assets, look forward to the FATF review of those standards, and call on the FATF to advance global implementation. Even more, now that the cryptocurrencies regulations requests have been rejected by the Financial Stability Board for the G20 summit, the cryptocurrencies market feels relieved of any pressure for the next period and will most probably continue the growing trending it started today. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

About 22.81 million shares traded. It is up 16.23% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.89% the S&P500. Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. Read More »

San Francisco becomes Major US City to Approve Ban on Fur Sales

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The banning will hit large and small retailers, although smaller businesses will probably have a harder time adjusting. Tang, a professed vegetarian who has told the San Francisco Chronicle that she indulges in the occasional purchase of leather shoes, has also advanced an environmental argument. Read More »

Here's when Toys R Us clearance sales begin

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Are you already missing Toys "R" Us? Most stores are slated to close by June, though select locations could shut down earlier based on inventory. Kassoff says he's working with companies that specialize in holiday and pop-up retail, like Spencer Spirit Holdings and Party City Holdco to get a quick retail footprint. Read More »

Cautious trade for European shares ahead of Fed

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A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan February 9, 2018. FED WATCH: Federal Reserve policymakers have begun a two-day policy meeting that is expected to result in the first of three interest rate hikes expected this year. Read More »

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points To Reclaim 33000 Mark; Nifty Nears 10200

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The 30-share index was trading 321.26 points or 0.97% higher at 33,318.02, at 10.20 am, with all the sectoral indices in the green. While buying in telecom, auto, bank, financial and IT stocks were keeping bourses up in trade, over 30 stocks hit fresh 52-week lows on NSE, remaining immune to the market rally. Read More »

G20 ministers call for 'further dialogue and actions' on trade

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But trade dominated the discussions after United States President Donald Trump on March 8 announced global tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminium. On the global economy, the financial leaders said its outlook "has continued to improve" since their previous gathering last October. "We think it is of the utmost importance to avoid any unilateral choice that might jeopardize growth, Le Maire said". Read More »

James Packer resigns from Crown board

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Packer first quit the board in December 2015, but rejoined in January 2017 as the company's financial performance worsened, staff were arrested in China and the group underwent a radical revamp of its board, with packer loyalist John Alexander being elevated to the chairmanship. Read More »

Tesla (TSLA) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.01

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Whether or not Tesla is getting inside help from major financial institutions; the fact remains that they are way behind on production schedule which I'm sure most investors will agree doesn't bode well. Criterion Cap Management Lc holds 0.74% in Tesla, Inc . Tamberrino reports that implied weekly production rates according to VIN registrations are falling below the level needed to exit the first quarter producing 2,500 vehicles per week. Read More »

Investors watching high dividend yield of: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-B)

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This comparison showed up direction of price above its 200-SMA. That is, if security is continuing higher in an uptrend, the amount of the protection should also increase and vice versa. Understanding PE gives the shareholders an idea if the stock has sufficient growth potential. As always, the values may need to be adjusted based on the specific stock and market. Read More »

McDonald's pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions 36%

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Gentex Corp now has $6.38B valuation . The stock increased 0.59% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $159.95. About 4.31 million shares traded. The rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with "Buy" on Thursday, October 8. (NASDAQ:ILMN) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, January 31. Read More »

Beheaded for renaming chowk after PM Modi? Nitish Kumar denies allegation

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While he sent out an oblique message to BJP on Monday saying that he would "compromise neither with corruption nor with divisive forces", he was more elaborate at a public function in Patna on Tuesday. Kumar, who is the JD (U) national chief, had made a surprise appearance at a press conference convened by state chief Bashishth Narain Singh to announce merger of a breakaway faction of Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) founded by former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi. Read More »

Sensex snaps 5-day losing streak as IT stocks gain

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Gains were led by IT and energy stocks, with the sub-indices of the sectors trading between 0.7 per cent and 0.9 per cent in morning. Earlier it lost more than 800 points in previous two sessions. Metal stocks also weighed on the indices, with the BSE metal index down 0.5 per cent. Nalco and Coal India were down around 0.5-1.6 per cent. Among pharma stocks, Cipla fell 4.7 per cent. Read More »

Orbitz Reveals Breach of 880000 Payment Cards

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Additionally, they are providing partners with complimentary customer notice support for partners to inform their customers, if necessary. And it was only Tuesday. An attacker may have accessed users' full name, payment card information, birthdate, phone number, email address, physical address and gender, although the company does not have "direct evidence" that such personal information was actually taken. Read More »

BidaskClub Upgrades Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) to "Strong-Buy"

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It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Vestor Capital LLC now owns 109 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $45.10 million activity. Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $18.50 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. Read More »

Exxon Mobil's (NYSE:XOM) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) stock price traded at a gap of -1.90% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of -8.22% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 430,633 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. The company had revenue of $66.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.41 billion. Read More »

Oracle reports 32% cloud revenue increase in latest quarter

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It closed at $0.0035 lastly. Cls Lc owns 0% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ) for 200 shares. It has outperformed by 13.04% the S&P500. Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports application, platform, and infrastructure technologies for information technology environments worldwide. Read More »