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Weetabix 'set to be sold to USA firm'

Weetabix 'set to be sold to USA firm'

Weetabix - made in the United Kingdom since 1932 - has been widely reported as being up for sale by its Chinese owner Bright Food, which bought a 60% stake in 2012. Post Holdings is the third-larges...

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Apple given green light to start testing self-driving cars in California

Apple given green light to start testing self-driving cars in California

While big-players like Google (via Waymo) and Uber have generated a lot of publicity over their autonomous vehicle technology, with Apple this has been more of the case of rumor without substanc...

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United CEO says they'll no longer use police to remove overbooked passengers

United CEO says they'll no longer use police to remove overbooked passengers

Video of police officers dragging the passenger from an overbooked U. He was removed because the airline overbooked the flight - a common practice in which airlines sell too many tickets with the assu...

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RSA Films Launches New RSA VR Division

RSA Films Launches New RSA VR Division

In the very near future, one of the greatest film franchises to ever toe the line between the science fiction and horror genres will make its much anticipated return when Alien: Covenant graces ci...

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Attorney: 'Fearless Girl' Statue Violates Bull Sculptor's Copyright

Attorney: 'Fearless Girl' Statue Violates Bull Sculptor's Copyright

Di Modica calls the statue an " advertising trick " created by two corporate giants - Boston-based State Street Global Advisors and McCann , its NY advertising firm . The 4-foot, 11-inch sculpture w...

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Analysts Watch Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) And Issue New Targets

Analysts Watch Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) And Issue New Targets

Canaccord Genuity set a $16.00 target price on Marathon Oil and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, February 11th. Now the shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) has a tr...

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Trump's about-face on US-China policy

Trump's about-face on US-China policy

Five other trading partners who were on last October's monitoring list - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland - also remain on the list, ensuring that the Treasury would apply extra scr...

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Prince's doc prescribed meds under friend's name: warrants

They were concealed in vitamin bottles and other types of bottles, scattered in hidden places throughout the home. Court documents detail that autopsy determined Prince died of a Fentanyl overdose...

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Germany Says Tight Referendum Result A Big Responsibility For Erdogan

The Central Election Commission of Turkey has announced the victory of supporters of amendments to the constitution of Turkey at the referendum with a landslide of 1.25 million votes, Sadi Guven, head...

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Klaus Kleinfeld Out at Arconic After Activist Investor Criticizes Letter

Klaus Kleinfeld Out at Arconic After Activist Investor Criticizes Letter

Kleinfeld's departure came after he sent an unauthorized letter to Elliott Management that Arconic's board said showed poor judgement. Elliott has nominated 5 people to Arconic's board and favor...

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China's economy grows 6.9% in first quarter

Prices gained momentum in the resale market, which economists see as more indicative of actual demand, since it is not subject to the price caps widely applied to new projects. The Chinese economy pic...

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United Airlines Now Has A Second Passenger Controversy

United Airlines Now Has A Second Passenger Controversy

United Airlines will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove overbooked passengers from aircraft in the wake of a video that showed a Chicago passenger dragged from one of its flights on Sund...

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Canada introduces bill to legalize marijuana by July 2018

However, youth who are found in possession of up to five grams of marijuana would not be criminally prosecuted, in order to avoid consequences of criminal prosecution. In Canada, the federal governm...

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Wells Fargo claws back $75M from former execs

Altogether, Stumpf lost $69 million in compensation and Tolstedt $67 million, which includes $41 million from Stumpf and $19 million from Tolstedt in forfeited unvested equity awards. The report w...

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Sensex down 88 points on global weakness

Sensex down 88 points on global weakness

At 12.24 p.m, the Sensex was trading down 47.64 points or 0.16% at 29,413.81 with 18 components falling. The gauge has now lost 374.69 points in three sessions. The Shanghai Composite index fell 1.0...

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On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

North Korea has accused the USA of pushing the Korean Peninsula to the brink of war, but Julie Bishop says Pyongyang has only itself to blame. The stance is sparking concerns among former officials in...

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Turkish opposition urges board to cancel referendum result

Electoral board head Sadi Guven rejected opposition claims of foul play, saying none of the ballot papers that were declared valid was "fake" or fraudulently cast. The amendments to the constitution a...

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Pence visits North Korea border, `Heartened' by China Moves

Pence visits North Korea border, `Heartened' by China Moves

Forces Korea Gen. Vincent Brooks and their entourage - walked out onto the steps. "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve, or the strength of the armed forces of the United States". Pence...

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Trump visits his golf course in West Palm

Trump visits his golf course in West Palm

Organizers say they hope their marches will pressure the president to act. Mr. Trump has spent seven of the past thirteen weeks in Palm Beach, Florida. Tom Anderson, a regular church goer, said that...

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United to compensate for plane tickets after passenger dragged

United to compensate for plane tickets after passenger dragged

Munoz described the situation with Dao as a "system failure". United CEO Praises Employees After Passenger Bloodied And Kicked Off Plane: After the assault, the man cried "just kill me". In defense ...

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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG

Wells Fargo & Co has a one year low of $43.55 and a one year high of $59.99. Vale S.A. (VALE) the Stock now has the market capitalization of $45.28 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 8.09 and ...

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Where to find Tax Day freebies and deals

Where to find Tax Day freebies and deals

McDonald's - Participating restaurants are offering a deal that lets you buy one Big Mac or Quarter Pounder with Cheese and get one for a penny on Tuesday. No purchase or proof of completed taxes r...

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Erdogan Says Monitors Questioning Turkey's Vote Should 'Know Their Place'

The national security council will present its recommendation regarding the extension of an emergency, that has been in place since a failed coup attempt last July, to a cabinet meeting due to be chai...

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Asia Stocks, Dollar Under Pressure After Soft US Data

Asia Stocks, Dollar Under Pressure After Soft US Data

The 10-year U.S. Treasuries yield fell to 2.200 percent on Thursday, before market holiday on Friday, hitting their lowest level since mid-November. "At the moment, it is hard to see any factors tha...

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Korea's Park indicted and will face trial

Prosecutors allege Park colluded with Choi to make Lotte's Shin give 7 billion won ($6.2 million) in bribes to a foundation Choi had set up. Park was formally arrested late last month over a string of...

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Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state

A weekend statement from the "unified command" said two leaks were detected. "The top leak was misting oil in conjunction with releasing natural gas", the department said, but "the activation of the...

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Gorsuch Full of Questions in First US Supreme Court Argument

Gorsuch Full of Questions in First US Supreme Court Argument

Gorsuch thanked his new colleagues for the "very warm welcome" he said he had received. The timing of the argument "heightened our concern that the court has held this case for so long", said Alice ...

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Delhi BJP Expels Its 21 Members, Including Five Councillors

Delhi BJP Expels Its 21 Members, Including Five Councillors

However, some Congress workers and a candidate of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the MCD by-polls previous year today joined the BJP. Asserting that his dispensation has done a remarkable job in every...

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Tribunal dismisses Cyrus Mistry's plea against Tata Sons

Tribunal dismisses Cyrus Mistry's plea against Tata Sons

Today, the NCLT passed a further order dismissing the waiver application made by them for granting exemption from meeting those shareholding threshold requirements, as also the Company Petition allegi...

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Protesters At O'Hare Blast United Airlines

Kill me, ' and 'I have to go home'. David Dao isn't planning on flying the friendly skies after getting dragged off of an airplane due to an overbooked flight. A total of three Chicago Department ...

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2 more officers placed on leave after passenger dragged off United flight

2 more officers placed on leave after passenger dragged off United flight

United said in a statement that it needed room on the aircraft to transfer crew for another flight and that it offered $1,000 to customers to give up their seats. Later on in the filing , United Airli...

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Printed titanium parts expected to save millions in Boeing Dreamliner costs

Printed titanium parts expected to save millions in Boeing Dreamliner costs

While 3D printing titanium may sound extraordinary and pricey, the move is really a cost sparing measure that Norsk Titanium assessment, reports could spare Boeing as much as $3 million for each p...

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What we've learned from Wells Fargo's sales abuse report

If you haven't kept up with the story since the beginning, it's worth backing up to get a fuller context for what has happened, and what is still to come. "Community Bank leadership resisted and imped...

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North Korea accuses USA of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea accuses USA of creating situation for nuclear war

China is North Korea's closest ally, and Trump has expressed irritation that the North's primary trading partner has failed to curb Kim's development of nuclear weapons and missile technology. "But th...

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Des Moines to participate in Equal Pay Day campaign

According the National Committee on Pay Equity, it usually falls on a Tuesday to show how far into the work week women must work to match the pay earned by men. Well, it depends on a variety of factor...

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