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BP Profit Misses Estimates as Oil's Rally Hurts Refining

Oil giant BP (LON:BP) reported a lower-than-expected set of figures for the fourth quarter, disappointing investors and sending shares lower. BP's adjusted downstream profit before interest and tax, which includes refining and trading, fell 28 percent in the quarter to $877 million, the company said in a statement.

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United Kingdom retail sales 'flat in January'

One of the highlights of the report was that consumers had cut down spending on non-essential items while continued to spend on food. The sector fared badly in comparison to the strong start previous year, when LFL sales increased 2.6% and total sales 3.3%, while total sales were well below the 3-month average of 1.1% and the 12-month average of 0.9%.

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Lady Gaga and 300 drones rock Super Bowl 2017 halftime show

In many ways, the Grammy and Golden Gloves winning Stefani Germanotta AKA Gaga kept her word of earlier this week when teasing out what tonight's performance would be all about. As she sat down demurely at her keyboard she greeted the crowd, shook back her flaxen hair and said, "Hi Mom". There's also a sweet moment where Gaga FaceTimes with her Grandma Ronnie - who can be heard telling her granddaughter, "You look so lovely".

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Research Report for: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 22,476,251 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $1,465,205,000 after buying an additional 4,708,325 shares during the period. The Stock had a 1.17 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.16 and 1.24 respectively.

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Stock's Earning Overview: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

ARGI Investment Services LLC's holdings in Ford Motor Company were worth $1,524,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A year ago the company's sales were $35.26B. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright and trademark law.

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Amazon 'hunting for high street sites in London'

The bottom floor, meanwhile, would be dedicated to allowing customers to shop for thousands of items that we traditionally prefer to touch and see before we buy such as vegetables, meat, and dairy as well as other more grab-and-go items. In December, the tech firm registered a United Kingdom trademark for the Amazon Go stores. The primary goal behind the creation of a future store by automating daily operations of a departmental store is to cut down on labor costs.

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HYS: Who was Man United's Man of the Match vs. Leicester?

It can allow some wondrous pieces of play, as was so regularly seen against Leicester, with the fluent runs of Mkhitaryan and the touches of Ibrahimovic. "It looks like this season, to be phenomenal defensively and be good at counter attack is art, so it's a big change in England". Ibrahimovic, 35, took his United goal tally to 20 with his first-half strike at the King Power Stadium , becoming the oldest player to hit 15 Premier League goals in a season.

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UP Elections 2017: Amit Shah attacks Rahul and Akhilesh, calls them Shehzade

More than 76 percent of the 20 million eligible voters in Punjab and Goa turned out to cast their ballots to elect a total of 157 legislators, the Election Commission of India said. "Those, who had promised "Achchhe din", made the nation stand in queues", he said further describing how he helped those families which lost their dear ones while standing in the queues.

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Suspected ISI agent arrested in Nepal over Kanpur train tracks sabotage

Earlier, Motihari Police in Bihar had arrested three people who claimed responsibility for planting IED's on railway tracks. The police have brought Huda and three other accused criminals to Nepal from Dubai in coordination with the Interpol, Upadhyaya told PTI.

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Scott Morrison is forcing foreign owners to sell another 15 Australian properties

Foreign nationals who illegally held Australian property would be identified and their illegal holdings relinquished as part of the forced sale of around $100 million worth of property. Close to 600 foreign nationals were found to have breached rules, which had resulted in self-disposals and forced sales. "We're trying to ensure, I think with some success, that our foreign investment rules are enforced on every occasion and to those who think they can then creep in and snatch away some ...

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RBA holds cash rate steady

In May, the rates were cut down to 1.75 percent. Growth will be boosted by further increases in resource exports and by the period of declining mining investment coming to an end. "The Australian economy continues to exhibit a number of both cyclical and structural challenges mainly related to the labour market and so the non-consensus case for further official rate cuts bears close monitoring", an ME spokesperson said.

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Court of Appeals to hear challenge to Trump's ban Tuesday

The Trump administration filed an emergency motion with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals saying that suspending the ban was causing "irreparable harm" to the American public. "We were booked to travel next week but chose to bring it forward after we heard", said a Yemeni woman, recently married to a USA citizen, who boarded a plane from Cairo to Turkey on Sunday to connect with a US-bound flight.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Raised to Hold at Vetr Inc

Concannon Wealth Management LLC now owns 556 shares of the company's stock valued at $235,000 after buying an additional 6 shares in the last quarter. The business's quarterly revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. The most bullish, or aggressive analyst target pins the projected price at $547, while the most bearish, or conservative analyst sees the stock reaching $215.

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Patriots DC Matt Patricia Rocks Tee Literally Clowning Roger Goodell

But Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia made quite a amusing statement when he flew home from Super Bowl LI. Goodell, perhaps the most hated man in New England as a result of Deflategate, suffered through several awkward encounters with different members of the Patriots after the Super Bowl ended.

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Randgold Q4 Profit Rises; Recommends To Increase Dividend

Gold miner Randgold Resources says it is proposing lifting its dividend 52 percent. Profit attributable to owners of the parent increased to $78.52 million or $0.83 per share from $44.53 million or $0.47 per share, from past year. The company has a 50 day moving average of 6283.24 and a 200 day moving average of 7160.21. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Hold Rating for Randgold Resources Limited (RRS)" was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The ...

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European Central Bank president rejects Washington's accusation of currency manipulating

Draghi's comments follow a war of words that developed last week after Trump adviser Peter Navarro took aim at Germany for using a "grossly undervalued" euro to its advantage against other nations in the European Union and against the United States .

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Drilling Down Into Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)

The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 3.57% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 8.3% and 15.03% respectively. Based on the most recent available data, the equity is -30.98% off of its 52-week high of $16.40 and +17.67% away from its 52-week low which is $9.62.

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Uber hires NASA engineer to develop flying auto

Moore is taking on a new role as director of engineering for aviation at the ride-hailing company, working on a flying auto initiative known as Uber Elevate. After reading the white paper, Google co-founder Larry Page secretly started and financed two Silicon Valley startups, Zee Aero and Kitty Hawk, to develop the technology, Bloomberg Businessweek reported last summer.

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Hasbro's girl power helped 2016 sales top US$5 billion

In fact, full-year revenue increased by 13% to to a record-breaking US$5.02 billion. Net income attributable to Hasbro rose to $192.73-million, or $1.52 per share, in the quarter, from $175.76-million, or $1.39 per share, a year earlier.

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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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