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How you can help 'Stamp Out Hunger' in Houston on Saturday

How you can help 'Stamp Out Hunger' in Houston on Saturday

Raymond says postal carries will still be collecting food on Monday, May 14th. This saturday Postal Carriers will collect non-perishable food donations. The carrier will do the rest. Since the drive began in 1993, total donations have surpassed 1.6 billion pounds of food. In Columbus, the food is distributed by the United Way of Lowndes County. Read More

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Symantec shares set for worst fall in 17 years

Symantec shares set for worst fall in 17 years

Symantec provides security, storage, and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. The company has market cap of $18.14 billion. The lowest target is $21 while the high is $34. $29.22's average target is 0.14% above currents $29.18 stock price. SYMC was included in 12 notes of analysts from December 19, 2017. Read More

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Breedon Group (LON:BREE) Price Target Raised to GBX 100

Breedon Group (LON:BREE) Price Target Raised to GBX 100

AA now has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 143 ($1.94). Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh invested in 0.03% or 97,018 shs. Тherefore 100% are bullish. Capital & Regional has a 52-week low of GBX 50 ($0.68) and a 52-week high of GBX 62.77 ($0.85). Barclays cut their target price on shares of AA from GBX 200 ($2.71) to GBX 130 ($1.76) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Monday, March 19th. Read More

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London mayor unveils Britain's 1st ban on junk food adverts

London mayor unveils Britain's 1st ban on junk food adverts

London has one of the highest child obesity rates in Europe, with nearly 4 in 10 children aged between 10 and 11 classed as either obese or overweight. The Mayor of London has set out a new environment strategy to make the capital the greenest city in the world by 2050. An Advertising Association spokesperson said the United Kingdom already bans advertising of high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) food or drink products in all media where under 16s make up more than 25% of the audience. Read More

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Boston Dynamics has a robot that can run free in nature

Boston Dynamics has a robot that can run free in nature

The battery-powered robot uses hydraulic actuation and measures 1.5 meters in height (almost five feet tall) and weighs 75 kilograms (or 165 pounds). Some of Boston Dynamics' robots were built for search and rescue operations, potentially navigating partially collapsed buildings or other unsafe environments without putting human first-responders at risk. Read More

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Bank of England keeps interest rate on hold as economy slows

Bank of England keeps interest rate on hold as economy slows

As The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney explained during the press conference, that the United Kingdom households and business all expect the Bank rate to rise slightly in three-year time, but they all are more anxious about the actual outcome of the Brexit negotiations as the future path for the policy rate will be up, with move only gradual and limited. Read More

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Podcast | Bentonville meets Bangalore: The Flipkart-Walmart deal

Podcast | Bentonville meets Bangalore: The Flipkart-Walmart deal

The company has made a decision to acquire a majority stake in Flipkart for $16 billion. The jobs, he said, would be created not just in the company but with the suppliers who sell their products on the Flipkart platform. The USD 16 billion (Rs 1.05 lakh crore) Walmart-Flipkart deal will have a positive impact on India's foreign investment inflows, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Thursday. Read More

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Skechers Sues Adidas over Payments Made to College, HS Basketball Players

Skechers Sues Adidas over Payments Made to College, HS Basketball Players

Skechers claimed it's been "harmed due to increased advertising and marketing costs and lost sales, market share and goodwill" as a result of Adidas' actions. Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an earlier injunction prohibiting the sale of the Skechers Onix shoe. A USA appeals court says a shoe made by American footwear giant Skechers is almost identical to an iconic Adidas shoe and would likely confuse consumers about the manufacturers. Read More

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Nvidia (NVDA) Shares Bought by Jacobi Capital Management LLC

Nvidia (NVDA) Shares Bought by Jacobi Capital Management LLC

On Tuesday, May 8 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold". The stock ended last trade at 6.99 a share and the price is up more than -10.27% so far this year. North Star Investment Management Corp. lifted its position in shares of Nvidia by 67.3% during the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of Nvidia by 1.5% during the first quarter. Read More

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FAA drone testing program takes off in 10 cities

FAA drone testing program takes off in 10 cities

The participating public entities will partner with private sector participants to test certain drone operations and collect data on the implementation of the projects, according to the USDOT. Greg also was present this week when it was announced in Bismarck that North Dakota is one of the states selected for the UAS Integration Pilot Program . Read More

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Bill Gates says he'd bet against Bitcoin

Bill Gates says he'd bet against Bitcoin

Buffett's company , Berkshire Hathaway , is the biggest shareholder in Wells Fargo, which has been mired in scandal for more than a year. According to CCN , he said the system is a "joke", likening that to putting some value to checks just because they are used to transmit money. Read More

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Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 billion

Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 billion

The remainder of the business will be held by some of Flipkart's existing shareholders, including Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal , China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, Tiger Global Management LLC and Microsoft Corp , the company said. E-commerce sales in India hit $21 billion previous year according to market research company Forrester, and are expected to soar as its population of 1.25 billion people make greater use of internet access. Read More

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California to vote on solar-for-all-new-homes rule

California to vote on solar-for-all-new-homes rule

The far-reaching standards, adopted unanimously by the five-member California Energy Commission, require that new residential buildings in the state be equipped with the panels. It's unclear how much major solar installers like Sunrun Inc. and Vivint Solar Inc. will benefit, said Joe Osha, a San Francisco-based analyst at JMP Securities. Read More

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Live Scorecard For IPL T20 KKR VS MI

Live Scorecard For IPL T20 KKR VS MI

Kishan spared neither pace nor spin, but he took particular liking to Kuldeep's loopy left-arm. Ishan tore apart KKR bowling, especially Kuldeep Yadav who was clobbered for four consecutive sixes, en route to his 21-ball 62 as MI scripted a turnaround in the middle overs. Read More

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Lithuania gets into Eurovision final

Lithuania gets into Eurovision final

Irish country music singer Lisa McHugh praised the "great tune" while congratulating Ryan on getting into the finale, while actor and presenter Rory Cowan shared his delight at the "brilliant result". We get it. The Eurovision Song Contest elicits some very intense emotions. "I think just stepping on that stage, as the lead artist representing the United Kingdom, I don't think anything can beat that", SuRie told fellow commentator Rylan Clark-Neal in Lisbon. Read More

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Sears strikes partnership to install tires sold through Amazon

Sears strikes partnership to install tires sold through Amazon

Sears said the service will roll out to its auto service centers nationwide over the next couple weeks. When checking out on the e-commerce site, users schedule an appointment for the service. Amazon.com struck a deal with Sears Holdings to provide tire services, boosting traffic at the ailing department store and extending the online retailer's growing stable of alliances with brick-and-mortar companies. Read More

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US Treasury's Mnuchin - Revoking Boeing, Airbus licences to sell jets to Iran

US Treasury's Mnuchin - Revoking Boeing, Airbus licences to sell jets to Iran

French carmaker and Peugeot-manufacturer PSA said on Wednesday that it hoped the European Union would adopt a common position on Iran, following US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of a nuclear deal with Iran. In the same month, Chicago-based Boeing Co. announced a contract with Iran for 80 aircraft valued at $16.6 billion. The company separately has a 30-airplane deal with Iran's Aseman Airlines, the Post reports . Read More

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Oil hits 3 year high after USA quits Iran deal

Oil hits 3 year high after USA quits Iran deal

Even so, Rystad Energy's head of oil marketsBjørnar Tonhaugen suggested that any crude importers that need to "access the USA financial system" would have to comply with the demands of the United States sanctions on Iran. And Chinese refiners say there are alternative suppliers, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and exporters in West Africa. "We are more anxious about what such political action will do to the outright price of oil, rather than whether it will create a real supply shortage", ... Read More

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Sensex rises by 126.88 pts

Sensex rises by 126.88 pts

Indian shares ended higher on Monday, boosted by bank stocks such as ICICI Bank , . "Market turned volatile as investors are concerned on the movement of rupee and surge in oil price which could eventually lead to tight monetary policy". Read More

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Valeant changing name to distance itself from scandal

Valeant changing name to distance itself from scandal

The company now has a Return on Equity of 50.60% and Return on Investment of 9.80%. They issued a "sell" rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. As such, current ratio can be used to make a rough estimate of a company's financial health. That resulted with no finding of admission or liability by Valeant, the company said. Read More

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Army Rescues 1000 Boko Haram Hostages

Army Rescues 1000 Boko Haram Hostages

The rescue operation was carried out with the support of troops from other West African countries who make up the Multinational Joint Task Force . About 100 girls are still missing. "Alpha Jet aircraft yesterday, 7 May 2018, neutralized scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) while providing Close Air Support (CAS) to ground troops", Adesanya said. Read More

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Uber's Autopilot Challenges On the Road and In the Air

Uber's Autopilot Challenges On the Road and In the Air

The flying cars have four rotors mounted on wings. This is a rendering of UberÕs VTOL concept., flying auto, an electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle. It will be quiet, and aims to be easy and comfortable for passengers to use. Initial UberAir flights in Dubai, Dallas, and Los Angeles would have human pilots, pilotless planes would come later, Uber said. Read More

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$1.68 EPS Expected for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

$1.68 EPS Expected for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 0.83%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 2.12% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -1.00%. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was upgraded by Rosenblatt. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $118.82. Read More

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Oil up on OPEC output cuts, worries about Iran sanctions

The 2015 accord eased sanctions on OPEC's third-largest member in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program, and renewed American measures may constrain the Persian Gulf nation's crude exports. Prices have also gotten a lift from strong global demand and supply cuts by OPEC and Russian Federation. "It is mostly a fundamentals-driven market, but the icing on the cake is the worry about Iran", said Michael Lynch, president of Strategic Energy and Economic Research, a consulting firm. Read More

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Economic Milestone: There Is a Job for Everyone Who Wants One

Economic Milestone: There Is a Job for Everyone Who Wants One

Job openings rose 7.8 percent in March from 6.1 million in February, the Labor Department said Tuesday. At the same time, there were 6.59 million unemployed people. That should discourage advertising more jobs. In addition, workers may be reluctant to relocate to where the jobs are, or to accept a position with lower pay or in a different field, for example. Read More

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Oil Prices Rise on Growing Supply Worries

Oil Prices Rise on Growing Supply Worries

If they do not, Trump has said he would refuse to extend us sanctions relief for the oil-producing Islamic Republic. Crude oil prices continue to rise today - both Brent and WTI are now registering gains. Noticeably, a lot of this growth came from the transport sector with a surge in larger vehicle purchases as SUV and light trucks represented almost two-thirds of total USA sales in 2017 up from 47 per cent in 2011, according to IEA data. Read More

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Air France Shares Drop Sharply As Strikes Continue

Air France Shares Drop Sharply As Strikes Continue

The airline said: "Air France deplores the continuation of these strikes even though the period that opens does not allow to pursue any negotiation". Mr Le Maire appealed "to the sense of responsibility of each of the air crew, ground staff, pilots who are asking for unjustified wage increases" but also warned that the French government should not be expected to backstop the company. Read More

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NSA collected 530 million calls, texts in 2017

NSA collected 530 million calls, texts in 2017

This is done by pairing the metadata with publicly available social media information along with other sources. And the number of calls could be higher because it includes foreign calls, or because a search for a person of interest turned up all of their calls, not just calls of interest to investigators. Read More

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Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja sangeet ceremony

Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja sangeet ceremony

A week after her D-day, Sonam will be seen at the 71st Cannes Film Festival red carpet to fulfil her commitment as a L'oreal Paris ambassdor. "Married men are a turn off to me" Sonam Kapoor said. Isn't it adorable, the way Sonam pulled in Anand Ahuja to hug in front of everybody. From her father, to her brother to her cousins to her friends, each one looked resplendent in shades of white and ivory. Read More

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Warren Buffett Trashes Bitcoin Calling Cryptocurrency 'Rat Poison Squared'

Warren Buffett Trashes Bitcoin Calling Cryptocurrency 'Rat Poison Squared'

Buffett said that massive share buyback will allow Berkshire's ownership stake in the company to grow from 5 to 6 percent over the next couple of years even if Berkshire doesn't buy a single additional share. "As an asset class , you're not producing anything and so you shouldn't expect it to go up", said Gates. If I'm investing in Apple , I want people to think Apple is bad because they're repurchasing shares and it will go up faster. Read More

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That first Big Mac was so good he's had 30000 of them

That first Big Mac was so good he's had 30000 of them

The Associated Press contributed to the record . The former prison guard has obsessive-compulsive disorder and a very detailed memory, which has helped him keep track of all the details and records that prove his Big Mac habit. At Don's last checkup both his cholesterol and blood pressure were just fine. He says he purchases six Big Macs on Monday, eats two on the spot and puts the rest in the refrigerator at home. Read More

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Rescuers can see another miner in Polish mine

Rescuers can see another miner in Polish mine

Rescuers were struggling to locate three missing miners on Sunday after finding one crushed to death and locating another trapped after an quake hit a coal mine in the country's south, a mining official said. Katarzyna Jablonska-Bajer of the Jastrzebie Coal Company said Saturday that rescuers have reached two out of the seven miners missing at the Zofiowka mine following a 3.4 magnitude tremor in the town of Jastrzebie-Zdroj. Read More

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