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BA owner IAG's profits dented by weak pound

International Airlines Group (IAG) saw operating profits before exceptional items come in shy of expectations, falling 3.5% to 1.205 billion euros (£1.08 billion) in the three months to the end of September, down from 1.250 billion euros (£1.12 billion) over the same period a year ago.

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Uber begins self-driving truck deliveries with 50000 cans of Budweiser

The first reported self-driving truck shipment was a 120-mile beer run. "Cruise control" may soon be a completely accurate phrase but let us hope the day when the "driver" sits in the back drinking the cargo will never come. The trip was a fairly straight two-hour drive south on the I-25 highway, "exit-to-exit", the company said in a statement, suggesting the initial and final stretches off the highway were handled by a driver.

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Twitter to Cut Jobs, Bet on Video for Growth

Changes to the company's service are also meant to help Twitter achieve profitability. Twitter explored selling itself at the end of last quarter, but all three potential suitors - Salesforce.com Inc., Walt Disney Co. "The key drivers of future revenue growth are trending positive , and we remain confident in Twitter's future", he said. Dorsey began the company's earnings call with investors by declining to comment on any of the reports of a sale process.

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Tata Sons file multiple cavets in courts

Cyrus Mistry has written a letter to the directors of Tata Sons with many details related to the Group's performance during his tenure, according to reports. CEO and Managing Director N. Chandrasekaran as additional directors. "I am proud of all of you, and let us continue to build the group together". In a sudden and dramatic turn of events, the board of Tata Sons on Monday sacked Cyrus Mistry as chairman of India's largest conglomerate Tata Group and replaced him by Tata.

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Pipeline protesters retreat but remain in camp

Officers with county sheriff's offices, the state Highway Patrol and the National Guard asked protesters to move off the site on Wednesday morning and were rebuffed. According to the Associated Press, some of the officers were in riot gear, some were armed and they arrived with soldiers driving trucks and military Humvees.

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Social Security Benefits to Rise 0.3% in 2017

There was no Social Security benefit increase this year, and next year's will be small because inflation is low, driven in part by cheaper fuel prices. Their premiums would jump. "With 's announcement, the Social Security Administration is saying that seniors only need about five extra dollars a month to cover rising costs for next year", Merkley said.

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Segment Wealth Management LLC Reduced the position of Wells Fargo & Co

Wells Fargo wouldn't say who knew about the fake accounts or when they knew it, couldn't say how numerous affected customers were abandoning the bank, and didn't make its new chairman, Stephen Sanger, available for questions. The scandal is a rare setback for Wells Fargo , which emerged from the financial crisis relatively unscathed. He continues to own 2.4 million Wells Fargo shares, now worth around $108 million.

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Asia Shares Extend Losses, Dollar Off Highs

Domestic demand sensitive stocks outperformed, with East Japan Railway Co rising 1.0 per cent, Mitsubishi Estate Co surging 2.2 per cent and Kajima Corp gaining 1.4 per cent. The dollar edged down 0.1 percent to 104.41 yen JPY=, moving away from this week's high of 104.87 yen touched on Tuesday, its highest level since late July.

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Rory McIlroy gives caddie massive $1 million bonus after FedEx Cup win

Wins at the European Tour Championship have helped him claim two of the three Race to Dubai titles he has won in the last four years. Rory McIlroy has his sights set on completing a FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai double, but is aware he must finish the season superbly to claim the latter prize.

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Here's When All Your Questions About The Nintendo Switch Will Be Answered

The Switch's full feature set, release date, and launch title lineup will be announced in a media briefing on January 13th. Around that time media and Nintendo partners will also be invited to try out the Switch in the U.S. "It may be appropriate to call them accessories". "Or it might be better to call them add-on hardware". The Nintendo Switch primarily features two parts: the dock, which is responsible for TV output and the detachable LCD screen for gaming on the go.

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Novo Nordisk cuts guidance amid tough U.S. market

The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 6.3%. In case of Revenue Estimates, 1 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Novo Nordisk A/S as 4.12 Billion. 1 analysts have suggested "Sell" for the company. The Stock fell -1.18% and closed its last trading session at $40.33. The Company has 52-week high of $59 and 52-week low of $39.03.

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Apple MacBook Pro update 2016 launch prices specs and features

Editing tools and special functions are also available on the Touch Bar depending on what you have selected. In Messages for example, the Touch Bar can be used to scroll through emoji. Because Apple is now in an exclusive relationship with Thunderbolt ports (which is basically Apple's take on USB-C), there are four of them on the sides of the device.

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Here's what it'll cost to not drive Tesla's self-driving cars

Tesla is planning to roll out a ride services program and will announce details next year, the luxury electric vehicle maker said on its website, a service first outlined by CEO Elon Musk in his master plan in July. According to Autoblog , Tesla's Level 5 autonomous driving is considered the "holy grail" of autonomy and self-driving, with the Society for Automotive Engineers considering it "full automation" working on "all roadway and environmental conditions that can be managed by a human ...

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U.S. commends India for help in unearthing call centre scam

USA government agencies do not call and demand money to avoid immediate arrest or deportation. The scheme involved Indian call centers, where some workers called American citizens and convinced them to pay their non-existent debts by impersonating Internal Revenue Service (IRS), immigration and other federal officials, the Justice Department said in a statement on Thursday.

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United Kingdom economy grows 0.5% in three months after Brexit vote

Britain's gross domestic product increased by an estimated 0.5 per cent in the three months to the end of September. This is a big improvement on the 0.1% growth that the Bank of England had forecast in August, and far better than some economists had predicted immediately following the Brexit referendum in June.

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US charges 61 people in call center scam based in India

A California man paid $136,000 to resolve alleged tax violations after being called repeatedly over 20 days. Authorities served warrants in cities around the US on Thursday and were seeking the extradition of defendants in India, Caldwell said.

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Injury to Broncos RB could aid Bolts defense

Then his players started limping back into the locker room. In the meantime, we want to extend our best wishes to C.J. Anderson, who is one of the hardest-working Broncos, and a fan favorite. SLAY LIKELY OUT: Detroit's top cornerback Darius Slay will likely miss Sunday's game because of a hamstring injury. Playing behind Rob Gronkowski and Martellus Bennett, Derby played just 36 snaps.

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Aetna tops Street 3Q expectations, narrows 2016 forecast

The results met Wall Street expectations. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs, came to 33 cents per share. The cable channel operator posted revenue of $407.8 million in the period, which topped Street forecasts. shares have failed to keep up with the market so far in 2016. Shares of Boeing Co. rose 8 cents to $139.10 in trading before Wednesday's opening bell.

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Theresa May will let her ministers openly disagree on Heathrow

He added that pollution studies had not taken into account further mitigation measures put in place by Heathrow that would counter the pollution impact from vehicle traffic created by millions more passengers using an expanded airport. Business leaders preferred Heathrow's expansion as it is also Britain's biggest port by value, handling a third of the country's non-EU exports through established connections with emerging markets.

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Exelon Corp. (EXC) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.13 EPS

EPS or Earning per Share stands at $1.5. LNZ Capital LP raised its position in Exelon Corp.by 74.9% in the second quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 612,387 shares of the energy giant's stock worth $22,266,000 after buying an additional 167,176 shares in the last quarter.

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PotashCorp Q3 profit plunges despite record volumes as price squeeze continues

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (USA) makes up approximately 1.15% of Insight 2811's portfolio. Potash sales volumes rose 16 percent to a record 2.5 million tonnes, as shipments resumed to Chinese and Indian buyers. Shares of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan ( NYSE:POT ) traded down 0.304% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $16.729. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan's payout ratio is now 49.38%.

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Heathrow expansion project faces protests after Parliament's approval

Meanwhile Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith has resigned his seat in a protest against the government's backing for a new runway at Heathrow Airport . "Growing the number of direct global air routes to and from Scotland's own airports remains a top priority for this Government, but a third runway at Heathrow offers all our airports a range of benefits that will help them grow passenger numbers and continue to build on their successes".

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More malls will close on Thanksgiving

The declarations are in response to years of retailers moving their Black Friday shopping hours to earlier times - so early that some went ahead and opened on Thanksgiving . Friday. From a general browsing perspective it makes even more sense. Our mission is to deliver the best Black Friday deals, promotions and ad scans from top Black Friday merchants.

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Tata shares recover as Group tries to allay investor concerns

There is an alleged letter by the group sent to Cyrus Mistry, replying to every single allegation levelled by the former Chairman. However, Tata Sons' investment income, including equity dividends from the group companies, grew faster under the last three years of Ratan Tata tenure.

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Early Voting Continues to Break Records

The polls in Wicomico County will be open from 7 a.m.to 8 p.m. that day, which should allow plenty of time for every voter to cast a ballot. On Tuesday, at least another 19,311 came to cast ballots. However, problems at the polls persisted. Trump has called on his supporters to monitor polling places, while Democrats have warned that such tactics could evolve into voter intimidation.

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Great Falls residents react to ObamaCare increase

So we're going to repeal and replace Obamacare . Additionally, when people with illnesses know that they will need more health care, they have a tendency to buy more comprehensive health insurance. The administration calls it a temporary market "correction" because insurers had set their premiums too low in previous years. Americans, however, remain deeply divided over "Obamacare".

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Marching Higher Late Morning are These Shares: Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN)

Exane Derivatives last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Piper Jaffray issued their verdict on Ocwen Financial Corp . Ocwen Financial Corporation has a 12 month low of $1.29 and a 12 month high of $7.63. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $-3.93. On 02/29/2016, Analysts were suspecting EPS of $-0.29/share where Ocwen Financial Corp . A number of analysts have weighed in on the company.

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A self-driving truck just delivered beer in Colorado

The journey took over 120 miles and was hailed as a victory for Uber's self-driving vehicle group, Otto . Otto is Uber's self-driving truck company, which has announced that its autonomous big rig has driven 120 miles to complete "the world's first shipment by a self-driving truck".

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Leading stocks in today's market: Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS)

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. The stock has dropped -9.95% from its peak and the consensus price target for the stock is $39.00 a share. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.29. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 14th.

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'Little evidence' of 'pronounced impact' from Brexit vote

Sterling jumped to a one-week high against the USA dollar after the data and the yield on 10-year government bonds hit its highest level since the European Union membership referendum as investors discounted the chance of a BoE rate cut on November 3.

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A Dangerous Obsession — ECB and Markets

It reiterated its view that the monthly asset purchases of Euro 80bn are meant to run until the end of March 2017, or beyond, if necessary, and in any case until it sees a sustained adjustment in the path of inflation consistent with the ECB's inflation aim.

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Larkin leads Red Wings past Hurricanes 4-2

Dylan Larkin owes his grandmother one more goal. Larkin scored his first two goals of the 2016-17 season against the Hurricanes. Larkins first goal of the season came on a breakaway with 8:09 left in the first period. Abdelkader scored the game-winning goal in the 2007 title game against Boston College. Later in the second period, with Detroit's Jonathan Ericsson in the penalty box, the Red Wings' penalty-killing unit entered the Blues' zone on a two-on-two.

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British economy grows more than expected after Brexit vote

The stronger-than-expected growth figures published on Thursday further diminished the likelihood of the Bank of England cutting rates as soon as next week, prompting investors to sell British government bonds. "Despite the continuing feel-good factor arising from persistent low interest and inflation rates, Sterling's sharp decline is arguably stoking fears that price rises will hit United Kingdom living standards hard next year", Mr.

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Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

The auto company expects to invest billions on each effort. For the second time in its history as a public company, Tesla recorded income of US$22 million (RM91.77 million) in this quarter , according to an Automotive Newsreport. The company, he said , delivered 24,500 cars in the third quarter, a 111% jump on the 11,603 delivered in the same period a year ago. Dock Street Asset Management Inc.

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Qualcomm to Acquire NXP Semiconductors for $47 Billion

Qualcomm Inc .'s agreement to pay $39 billion for the world's largest developer of chips for automobiles represents a huge bet on cars becoming the next smartphone - a way to roll together communications and services once handled by dozens of other devices.


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