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United Kingdom retail sales slide in tough December

December Retail sales in the United Kingdom have dropped by 1.5 percent from November highlighting low consumer spending due to rising prices, revealed the Office for National Statistics ( ONS ) on Friday. "The longer-term picture is one of slowing...

Mulvaney Says CFPB Has Enough Money

Mulvaney's request for no funding came as Mulvaney announced the first step toward an overhaul of the agency: a review of its entire operation. CFPB acting director Mick Mulvaney wrote in a letter to Fed Chair Janet Yellen that, based on his as...

Uber completes sale of US$9.3b in stock led by SoftBank

It signals a turning point for the expansive if somewhat beleaguered company as its new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi , moves the organization away from its rough-and-tumble and legally dubious past. But Kalanick still gets a lot of benefits from this deal...

Rival Amazon HQ2 bidders say they can deliver

In the bid it submitted to Amazon last October, Toronto was quick to point out that it met all the criteria the company specified in its search for a second corporate home. "We have the amenities of New York without the problems of New York", Barak...

Boris Johnson's Channel Tunnel is "a bridge too far"

At a U.K. -France summit on Thursday, Johnson said the idea of a bridge was worth considering. An aide to the French president dismisses the idea . Johnson tweeted: "I'm especially pleased we are establishing a panel of experts to look at major pr...

Facebook agrees to widen Brexit vote fake news probe

But Collins' sceptical committee asked the company to look again. "We are committed to making all reasonable efforts to establish whether or not there was coordinated activity similar to which we found in the US", Simon Milner , Facebook's United ...

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Given "Buy" Rating at Drexel Hamilton

Covington Capital Management sold 33,807 shares as Unilever N V (UN)'s stock rose 12.65%. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. $727,698 worth of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Ana...

Bank of America Corp Stock Falls Despite Q4 Earnings Beat

Third Point Llc decreased Bank Amer Corp ( BAC ) stake by 18.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing . MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Bank of America during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $115,000.

Murphy will sign executive order on equal pay for women

Murphy said in his inaugural address . The Democratic governor said he was "proud" to have signed a letter with former Gov. Chris Christie (R) and the state's two USA senators petitioning against the drilling proposal. In New Jersey , wome...

Air passenger gets collar felt after wearing his excess baggage

He also shot a video of himself wearing eight pairs of trousers and 10 shirts with a caption, "Disappointing". In a video he posted online, Williams said that airline employees told him he'd be able to get on the flight if he put on all his clothe...

Nestle selling United States candy brands to Nutella company

After a review of its portfolio last summer, Nestle hinted that it might sell its US business, with its eye on higher-growth areas like pet care, coffee and infant nutrition. Even though its candy sales reached about $900 million in the U.S.in 2016, ...

Up to four inches of snow expected in parts of Northern Ireland

There is a yellow warning for snow in force for the county between 4am on Tuesday and 11am on Wednesday which states: "2-6 cm of snow may fall in places, especially on higher ground above 100-200m". A Met Office spokesperson said: "Very strong winds ...

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

But wait, there's more. . He joined New York AG Eric Schneiderman and 20 other state attorneys general in filing the petition to start the lawsuit, calling the FCC's rollback of the rules "arbitrary" and "capricious". FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosen...

Oil hits highs as Opec members calls for output curbs to continue

Oil prices fell on Friday after hitting a three-year high of more than $70 a barrel the previous day, but they were still on track to post a fourth straight week of gains. Aside from market fundamentals, other factors have helped support crude prices...

Airbus Outsells Boeing, Sets Sights on Deliveries Crown

The breakdown of 2017 deliveries was: 558 single-aisle A320 family (including 181 A320 new engine option, or neo, versions) aircraft, 67 A330 wide-bodies, 78 A350XWB wide-bodies (an increase of almost 60% over 2016), and 15 A380 Superjumbos.

How are you being affected by the Carrilion liquidation crisis?

Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders, said: " Carillion's liquidation is bad news for all those who work for the company and it will have serious knock-on effects for the many smaller firms in its supply chain, some ...

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS53 is one mean-looking hybrid

The 3-litre inline six is part of a new modular series of Mercedes engines that aim to cut costs by sharing parts and improving packaging to allow for hybridisation and more widespread introduction of 48V systems such as the one used here.

After Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat is the latest state to BAN 'Padmaavat'!

Despite incorporating the suggested changes by Central Board of Film Certification, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Padmaavat ", originally titled Padmavati , was unable to receive a nod from BJP-ruled states Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. The film was pre...

Officials See Trump Tax Paycheck Windfall but Urge Accuracy Check

In rushing the process, the Treasury Department is asking companies to rely on outdated forms to help determine how much to withhold. "I want to make sure that consumers who are trading this understand the risks because I am concerned that consume...

Pakistan, US must work together to defeat terrorism, says Aizaz

Should he become Pakistan's prime minister, Khan said "yes we would talk", referring to Trump, but added that the USA dishonors the memory of thousands of Pakistan's soldiers who died battling insurgents in its tribal regions, as well as that of tens...

GKN shares jump 26% after announcing rejected bid from Melrose

Market sources suggested companies such as Spirit AeroSystems or Triumph Group could be suitors for GKN's aerospace business. The housebuilder said it expects to deliver a significant improvement in profitability in 2018. "Portfolio rationalisati...

Ltd. Acquires Shares of 7150 Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT)

The company had a trading volume of 947,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,167,383. Physicians Realty Trust was covered by a number of analysts recently, 6 rated the stock as Buy, 5 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform.

India's Inflation Accelerates In December

The December core CPI reading was also stronger than the 0.2 percent rise forecast among analysts polled by Reuters. The December inflation data is due to be released on Friday, January 12 at 1200 GMT. After maintaining a benchmark policy rate at...

Sam's Club abruptly closes locations across the country

Sixty three Sam's Club locations across the US are closing down - approximately 10% of the company's locations. Sam's Club CEO John Furner notified employees of the move Thursday. - Sam's Club's parent company - announced it was raisi...

Circuit City Announces Relaunch 9 Years After Closing Stores

CNBC reports the company made the announcement earlier this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It will include several novel features, including search by photo and tech support via video chat, he said. Circuit City has partnered w...

New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies

Shares of Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips were down slightly, while Chevron and BP shares were up slightly. "We're saying simply that this city - which suffered so deeply after Hurricane Sandy - has literally experienced billions and billion...

Crude oil futures rise 0.27% on firm global cues

Some analysts, however, warn that markets might be overheating. " Oil is acting like an internet stock and when it does that you know it's getting overcooked", said Walter Zimmerman, chief technical analyst for United-ICAP. OPEC and the Russia-led...

Apple says all Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

If you run Windows Update and it does not list a patch made available on Jan 3, 2018, it's likely your antivirus software is not yet compatible with this patch. Gerry Grant, chief ethical hacker at the Scottish Business Resilience Centre and manage...

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Shares Sold by Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.

The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 4.94%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 1.82% and above its 200 day moving average with value 10.29%. Therefore 57% are positive. The ratin...

Former Browns HC Mike Pettine to Become Packers Defensive Coordinator

The Browns fired Pettine after a poor 2015, finishing with a 10-22 record. Pettine had a top-10 defense in each of his five seasons as a coordinator, including first (2009), third (2010), fifth (2011) and eighth-place (2012) rankings with the Jet...

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Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

The White House says Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider whether imports of cars and trucks and automotive parts threaten US national security. The ...

Manchester attack: Choirs lead mass sing-along

Speaking outside the cathedral, the 41-year-old from Bolton said he understood why some family members of the victims found it too hard to be back in Manchester. The prime minister...

Nigel Farage to Zuckerberg: Brexit, Trump wouldn't have happened without Facebook

But his testimony did not please all MEPs at the meeting, some of whom felt he had dodged their questions. Damian Collins MP, chair of the British Parliamentary DCMS committee wh...

Iran calls Pompeo's remarks 'absurd, interventionist'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . Germany's government will help German firms with business in Iran where it can, but cannot entirely shield them from the US decision to quit the...

Gov. Abbott replaces shotgun raffle prize with $250

Pagourtzis remains in custody after he was charged with capital murder. A student says her friend was killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School as he attempted to barricade ...

Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor

It comes with Arsene Wenger leaving the club after nearly 22 seasons in charge. The 46-year-old Spaniard led the French Ligue 1 side to a domestic treble this season - but did...

Trump Seeks Public's Trust on China Talks, Tells Blatant Lie

The trade war between China and the United States is being put on hold. The consensuses reached during economic and trade consultations between China and the United States meet...

Macedonian climber dies on Everest

According to the report, more than 340 foreign climbers are allowed by Nepal to ascend the peak during the current season. An Italian climber was found dead on Mt. In 2012, he lo...

Mothercare confirms 50 closures in rescue plan

Reports suggested Mr Whiley had been a key player in pulling together a rescue deal and forming the restructuring plans. The Dublin-based retailer has been quick to distance itse...

Italy 'very important' to European Union, says Juncker

Luigi Di Maio , the leader of M5S, emerged from a meeting with the League's counterpart Matteo Salvini saying a pact could be sealed by Thursday evening. Di Maio told reporters i...

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California lawmaker knocks Starbucks over racial slur on customer cup

California lawmaker knocks Starbucks over racial slur on customer cup

The company responded very meekly to the incident by offering the man a $50 gift card, which he said was an insult. Starbucks already planned to close all of its more than 8,000 ...

Brent Crude Hits $80 Amid Concerns Over Iran Supply

Brent Crude Hits $80 Amid Concerns Over Iran Supply

Brent crude is now above $78.10. Further, any response will reduce spare capacity in an increasingly tighter market. Venezuela and Nigeria are among the cartel members beset...

Regional Champs; KU advances to NCAA Championship

Regional Champs; KU advances to NCAA Championship

Andy Stewart tied for third in 2001. Garrett May tied for fifth in the 75-player field in par-3 scoring at 1-under 2.92. Perrine led the team and tied for 13 with 36 pars acr...

Total to drop billion-dollar Iranian gas project unless United States waives sanctions

Total to drop billion-dollar Iranian gas project unless United States waives sanctions

Total started the South Pars 11 project in July 2017, two years after Western powers signed a nuclear deal with Tehran. "Total will not continue the SP11 (South Pars 11) project ...

Lachlan Murdoch set to become chairman and CEO of 'New Fox'

Lachlan Murdoch set to become chairman and CEO of 'New Fox'

If things go as planned, the still Murdoch-run "new" Fox will be holding onto Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Sports, Fox Television Stations ...

Vodafone sees turnaround as profits for 2018 hit £2.5bn

Vodafone sees turnaround as profits for 2018 hit £2.5bn

Read first joined Vodafone in 2001 as Vodafone UK finance director, rising to Vodafone UK chief commercial officer and then Vodafone UK chief executive. Nick has been the c...

Home Depot: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Home Depot: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 169,027 shares of company stock valued at $31,220,882. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.94% since May 15, 2017 and is uptrending. portfolio. Its dow...

Damon Wayans Completely Rips Clayne Crawford In Twitter Outburst

Damon Wayans Completely Rips Clayne Crawford In Twitter Outburst

I'd like to handle the TWITTER outrage with this video and picture to observe. "But, ultimately, our partners at Warner Bros. came to us about three weeks ago to tell us that the...

CBS and the Redstones may want to book Judge Judy

CBS and the Redstones may want to book Judge Judy

As permitted under CBS' charter, the network says it could declare a dividend of shares of Class A common stock to all the Company's Class A and Class B stockholders. CBS's laws...