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#BoycottBudweiser: Twitter clash over beer company's Super Bowl migration ad

The ad , which aired during the Super Bowl but debuted on YouTube on January 31, depicts the cold welcome Busch received upon his arrival to the US, with one man growling at the young Busch, "You're not welcome here". "It's an idea we've been developing along with our creative agency for almost a year", a spokesperson told the Washington Post on February 1. Some are even threatening to boycott the company, trying to get #BoycuttBud trending on Twitter .

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McConnell to Trump: Putin is a 'thug'

In his O'Reilly interview, Trump also said it's a "good thing" to work with Russian Federation in the war on terror and that he may or may not get along with Putin in the long term. But there is a fine line here between proper vetting and interfering with the kind of travel or suggesting some kind of religious test. The Kentucky Republican added about the ban: "We need to be careful about this".

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Super Bowl: New England Patriots Win Fifth Title in Overtime

The G.O.A.T. filmed a Super Bowl commercial with his fifth ring before he'd won it. Against the Falcons, Brady felt it should have been running back James White, who rushed for two touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, a two-point conversion and caught a team-high 14 passes for 110 yards and another score.

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Lumber - 2017 Super Bowl commercial tackles controversy with immigration, border crossing ad

However, with the recent changes, it seems that companies chose to by and large do a different tactic where they had political messages to present the Super Bowl audience. The ad's initial version - in which the loved ones are blocked by a forbidding border wall - was deemed "too controversial " to air by Fox executives.

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Big Tech Companies to File Amicus Brief in Immigration Travel Case

On Friday, US District Court Judge James Robart of Seattle, Washington , ruled in favor of a lawsuit seeking to overturn the presidential order. Silicon Valley's top firms, including Microsoft, Apple and Google, are among 97 technology giants that have filed a motion in a U.S.

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Now hire Uber cab for upto 12 hours

Instead, they just book an Uber once and can use the same cab for nearly the entire day. UberHire will allow users to make trips with multiple stops. After the entire trip has concluded the cab passengers can pay through cash and obtain an e-receipt. Apurva Dalal , Head of Engineering, Uber India, said, "We are always thinking of ways to enhance the Uber experience".

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Tyson Foods Announces Record Performance

Tyson Foods, Inc.is expected to lift sales by 1.56% in next year to $37.06B. Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) reported fiscal 2017 first quarter net income of $19.2 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, compared to $14.6 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2016.

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Apple argues Australian bank bargaining cartel is centred on fee avoidance

But the ACCC in November said it wasn't satisfied that the benefits of the effort outweighed the likely detriments to competition. In their petition to the ACCC, the four banks have been asking for regulatory approval which would allow them to get into collective negotiations on conditions relating to efficiency, best practice standards and competition with third-party mobile providers such as Apple Pay.

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New vehicle sales reach 12-year high for January with 175000 registered

However, it is also worth pointing out that United Kingdom vehicle production achieved a 17-year high in 2016, according to the latest figures published by SMMT. British new auto registrations rose 3 percent in January according to a vehicle industry body's figures, spurred on by the first annual increase in demand from private consumers since March despite fears Brexit would hit sales.

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Australian mining exports soar in December as turnaround continues

That missed forecasts for an increase of 0.3 percent following the downwardly revised 0.1 percent gain in November (originally 0.2 percent). Retail sales expanded 3 percent on a year-on-year basis in December as compared with the 3.2 percent year-on-year growth in November.

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Opponents Of Trump's Travel Ban Make Their Case To Federal Appeals Court

They add: "Blanket bans of certain countries or classes of people are beneath the dignity of the nation and Constitution that we each took oaths to protect". "The White House said the suspensions were to give time to tighten the approval process for entry to the U.S. to "[protect] the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States".

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Ryanair profits hit by pound's Brexit slump and lower than expected fares

Revenues rose 1% to €1.34bn (£1.16bn) as passenger numbers increased 16% to 24.9 million but profit margins slipped. Ryanair added that uncertainty following the Brexit vote, weaker sterling and the switch of charter capacity from Turkey, Egypt and North Africa into Spain and Portugal, would "continue to put downward pressure on pricing for the remainder of this year" and next.

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David Beckham and UNICEF Respond to Alleged Hacked Emails About Knighthood Campaign

Beckham was brought on as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2005 and one thread appears to show him haggling with charity bosses over the quality of his accommodation during a trip to the Philippines. As reported by L'Equipe, the 41-year-old initially refused to use his own fortune to fund his charity and turned down millions of pounds in work to raise money for the foundation.

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Qatar Airways flight from New Zealand to be longest by flying time

The flight was staffed by four pilots and 15 cabin crew, who served 1,100 cups of tea and coffee, 2,000 cold drinks and 1,036 meals during the flight. Monday's flight was at capacity. True to global tradition for inaugural flights, the record-breaking plane was greeted on arrival at the Auckland airport with a shower of water.

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Budget Cheer For Startups: Three-Year Tax Holiday In First 7 Years

As part of Budget 2017, the finance minister said that the government would restrict its net borrowings to Rs 3.48 lakh crore compared to Rs 4.25 lakh crore a year ago. Citing data from returns filed in assessment year 2016-17, he said that of the 76 lakh individual assesses who declared income above Rs 5 lakh, 56 lakh are in the salaried class.

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Morgan Stanley Reiterated Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) As 'Overweight'

Berenberg Bank restated a "hold" rating and issued a GBX 1,340 ($16.72) price objective on shares of Smith & Nephew plc in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. If you are reading this report on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark and copyright laws.

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Tata no more in top 100 global brands

Tata has seen a drop not only in ranking but also in brand value which seems to have fallen from $13.68 billion to $13.11 billion. The $100 billion conglomerate has been badly shaken by a bruising months-long fight between former Chairman Cyrus Mistry, ousted in October a year ago, and patriarch Ratan Tata.

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Tech firms to file amicus brief in Trump's travel ban case

Tech has been up in arms over the past week about Trump's immigration ban, which temporarily blocked immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, temporarily suspended all refugee admissions and blocked refugees from Syria from entering the US indefinitely.

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Iran 'playing with fire,' Donald Trump says

The new sanctions aren't directed at Iran's nuclear programme and wouldn't directly affect the agreement forged under Obama's administration that eased restrictions in exchange for Iran's promise not to develop nuclear weapons, two people familiar with USA strategy said Thursday .

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Trump signs executive order to scale back Wall Street regulation

From elected officials to organizations, here's a compilation of some reactions from across North Carolina to President Donald Trump's signing on Friday of a directive to scale back the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial-overhaul law. Of course, the Trump Administration won't present things this way. They are carefully watching how the Trump-ordered review of the Dodd-Frank law pans out.

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Trump travel ban chaos deepens after courts reject order

The lawsuit filed by the two states has appealed for a permanent blocking of Trump's orders. "We are very happy", Sharef told Reuters TV. He's working hard to bring jobs back you know working with leaders in the auto industry and the pharmaceutical industry and cutting regulation and doing all sorts of wonderful things to get the country moving again.

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AirBnB Trolls Trump with #WeAccept Super Bowl Ad

Home-sharing giant Airbnb injected a surprise political message during the Super Bowl with a television spot highlighting multiculturalism and the hashtag #WeAccept. Two Airbnb employees told the Times off record that the company didn't initially plan to create an ad for the Super Bowl. "Great job airbnb executing a positive ad that draws people together & helps your brand".

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England through to Sydney Cup semi

The Blitzboks , competing in their fourth consecutive final of the Series, beat England in what was a repeat of the Cape Town final in December to cement their position at the top of the overall standings. Captain Philip Snyman opened the scoring in the first minute and England were three tries down by half-time with Senatla and JG Geduld also crossing to make it 19-0.

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Army Corps of Engineers Closing Dakota Pipeline Protest Camp

Thousands of demonstrators, including members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, have camped out at the Standing Rock site against the pipeline, leading to intense and at times violent confrontations with law enforcement. An Army spokesman indicated that the easement had not been approved, and if it is, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe has vowed to continue fighting the pipeline in court.

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World's longest flight touches down at Auckland airport

Operated by the carrier's Boeing 777-200LR Qatar Airways' flight 920 will pass above Dubai , northern Oman, the south of India as well as Sri Lanka. The delay also means a reduction in Qatar Airways' services to Australia, as the airline offsets the delay by redeploying its existing fleet.

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Rudderless Leicester kindle serious doubts over Claudio Ranieri's future

Soccer's Cinderella has fallen on some tough times, but really of no fault of their own. Champions League is new for them. With a lack of depth to compete in both competitions, focusing on delivering in UCL has seen the team stumble in the Premier League.

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Another Setback For Notre Dame

In the seconds after Jackson's dunk, it was as loud here as it has been during any of UNC's home games this season. That day, Notre Dame took a 90-82 win, earning its first league crown. Six Tar Heels scored in double-figures and North Carolina won the game 83-76 over a feisty Notre Dame team that has now lost five of its last six games.

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You Can Still Rally In Chicago Against The Dakota Access Pipeline

The acting assistant secretary of Indian Affairs, Michael Black, said in a statement that, "The closing of the camps is a matter of public health and safety, and working together at this time will allow for the safe removal of waste and debris that will impact the local environment and protection of those camps".

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump's immigration ban

It applied to people from Iraq , Syria , Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days and indefinitely suspended entry for Syrians. U.S. Customs & Border Protection said U.S. Trump meanwhile lashed out at the court ruling suspending his controversial ban affecting travelers from seven Muslim countries dismissing it as "ridiculous" and vowing to get it overturned.

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What to look for next in Trump's travel-ban court case

U.S. officials have said up to 60,000 foreigners have so far had their visas "provisionally revoked" to comply with Trump's order. The case heads next to the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for a decision on whether or not the travel ban can be enforced.

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Deckers Outdoor Falls Sharply On Disappointing Q3 Results, Guidance

The company's quarterly revenue was down 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. HBI isn't too far behind DECK on the loser board, with the shares down 16% at $19.07, earlier touching a two-year low of $19.02. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Deckers Outdoor Corporation by 0.4% in the third quarter.

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People of all faiths protest at mosques over Trump's immigration order

Trump later added a demand for a registry of all Muslims already in America. Kaifo said that thought has been racing through his mind this past week. This included, among others, the king of Saudi Arabia. Trump's robust brand of nationalism also chafes global businesses, which see worldwide travel as a borderless right.

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Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)

The company reached its 52-Week high of $14.22 on April 28, 2016 and 52-Week low of $11.07 on Nov 9, 2016. (NYSE:F) for the current quarter is -30.9 percent. (NASDAQ:SIRI) traded up 0.21% during trading on Monday, reaching $4.76. The Current Ratio of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. Entering into ratio analysis, SIRI has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 1.45, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vice versa.

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Trump to order Dodd-Frank rollback

The executive order instructs the Treasury secretary to conduct a review of the law, which was crafted and implemented in 2010 following the 2008 financial crisis . The two actions reflect President Trump's strategy for loosening regulation in the financial markets. Supporters of the Dodd-Frank reforms, which were created to make the financial system safer, say they increased the stability and liquidity of key institutions.

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The Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates for Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. now owns 1,659,692 shares of the company's stock worth $63,184,000 after buying an additional 35,000 shares during the period. The company's revenue was down 16.2% compared to the same quarter past year. 0 shares were traded on New Source Energy Partners L.P.'s last session. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 14th.


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