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Alibaba forms partnership with supermarket operator Bailian Group

Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao e-commerce platforms are already integrated with brick-and-mortar stores, through acquisitions, such as last month's buyout of Chinese shopping mall operator, Intime Retail. The companies will also partner on logistics to boost efficiencies in deliveries, as well as research and develop new retail-related technologies in AI, big data and the Internet of Things.

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Tube Strike February 2017: Night Tube Workers Ballot For Strike Action

Peter McNaught, London Underground operations director, said: "Night Tube services have been running since August previous year in line with agreements reached with the unions". And the Victoria line will be much busier than usual, particularly Walthamstow Central, as will the Jubilee line between London Bridge and Waterloo.

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Analyst Stock Ratings: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Over the same time span, the stock marked US$14.27 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$1.83. The share price of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . CIBC World Markets Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Advanced Micro Devices during the second quarter worth $631,000. Credit Suisse Group restated a "neutral" rating and issued a $10.50 price target (up from $7.00) on shares of Advanced Micro Devices in a research note on Thursday, February 2nd.

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Mark Clattenburg to ref more Prem games before Saudi move

It was recently revealed that Clattenburg was quitting the Premier League to take up a post as Saudi Arabia's new refereeing chief with immediate effect. The County Durham official, who became an assistant referee in the Northern League at 18, has reportedly grown unhappy with the level of public support officials are given by PGMOL and he has been linked with various lucrative moves overseas.

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Area gasoline prices continue to drop

In the spring of 2016, with oil prices climbing, both Kansas and Missouri saw gas prices spike about 75 cents a gallon, but McTeague doesn't expect that steep of a climb this year. A year ago at this time, gas was selling for $1.691 per gallon. State of Tennessee- $2.05, flat from last week's $2.05. This time previous year, the average was $1.69.

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President Donald Trump campaign rally in Florida

As the man climbed up, the President addressed security concerns by saying to the crowd, and perhaps to Secret Service agents, "I'm not anxious about him". After Donald Trump spoke about protesters being given publicity, he went on to talk about his supporters , including one man named Gene Huber , who the President let up on stage with him.

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Oil prices witness limited gain amid increasing U.S. oil drilling

Brent futures were down 5 cents at $55.75 a barrel at 2.45am Irish time, while US West Texas Intermediate crude was unchanged at $53.40. But evidence of rising output in the United States has tempered money managers' appetite to push prices higher.

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Kareena Kapoor on 'Veere Di Wedding'

I normally don't go for trailers and Saif was surprised too. The tape would reveal and all of it although they needed me to place tape across the body. Unlike the roast master Karan, she didn't speak in condescending tone but did made some revelations about the industry and her rapport with her contemporaries.

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Virat Kohli's Rs 110 Crore Deal With Puma Has Everyone Swooning

Bulk of the endorsement deal, estimated between Rs 12 to 14 crore annually, is locked up in fixed payout, the report said. Signing a Rs 100 cr deal with a single brand has happened for the first time in India for any sports person. Kohli took to various social media platforms and posted a picture endorsing the brand. Virat Kohli is world cricket's biggest thing at the moment and it was expected that big names would pursue him to sign as their brand ambassador.

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Greece repays €2bn loan ahead of crunch bailout talks

Euro zone finance ministers were to meet later on Monday in Brussels to assess Greece's progress in fulfilling the conditions of its bailout.[DATA/]. While the ministry hears of "good progress" in talks within the group of creditors as well as between them and Greece, it's unclear when the institutions' mission chiefs will return to Athens to build on progress that's been made, Tiesenhausen said.

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Stop Trump group aims for biggest protests in United Kingdom history

An opposing petition arguing that Trump should be offered a state visit also passed the threshold, garnering more than 310,000 signatures. "We want to give a clear message to Theresa May that it's not acceptable for her to cosy up to a leader like Donald Trump ".

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Iraqi Forces Signal Assault On West Mosul With Leaflet Drop

The assault marks a new phase in the broad operation launched on October 17 to retake Mosul, Iraq's second city and the terrorists' last major stronghold in the country. ISIL fighters defending Mosul's west bank have no choice but to protect their bastion. Any plan is likely to depend on United States and coalition troops working with and through the local forces in both countries.

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Kraft calls off £115bn pursuit of Unilever after 55 hours

Kraft reportedly withdrew its offer because it felt it was too hard to negotiate a deal following the public disclosure of its bid so soon after its approach to Unilever . The Pot Noodle maker said it saw "no merit, either financial or strategic, for Unilever's shareholders". " Kraft Heinz's interest was made public at an extremely early stage", Mullen said.

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Markets extend gains; Nifty closes at 8879

Telecom stocks rallied after several merger-related reports. Shares of Bharti Airtel also ended 1.19% higher. It gained 1,434.25 points four weeks. At 11.44 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 65.27 points or 0.23% at 28,534.02 with 17 components gaining.

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Saif Ali Khan talks about daughter Sara Ali Khan's debut in Bollywood

Kangana was also announced the victor of the Rapid Fire Round, which Kangana jokingly said is perhaps Karan's attempt to "redeem" himself. In one of the segments, Karan made fun of Zoya, who in spite of being Javed Akhtar's daughter, failed to come up with the meanings of some Urdu words.

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Belfast has most congested road in United Kingdom outside London

London was the UK's most congested city, according to the study, with drivers spending an average of 73 hours stuck in gridlock during peak hours. All the other cities on the so-called Global Traffic Scorecard were either in North or South America, except for London in seventh place and Paris in ninth.

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Jose Mourinho determined not to 'throw away' United's FA Cup chance

While Jose Mourinho's men are hoping to break into the Premier League's top four soon on the back of a long unbeaten run in the league, Blackburn are languishing in the relegation zone in the Championship and are second from bottom. Darragh Lenihan will fulfill a boyhood dream today as he lines out against Manchester United, in what he's called the biggest game of his career.

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Chase Elliott wins back-to-back poles for Daytona 500

Elliott won time trials Sunday afternoon with a fast lap of 192.872 miles per hour, and Earnhardt gave Hendrick Motorsports its fifth front-row sweep of the season-opening race at 192.864. "It would be really cool", he said. Making his first competitive laps since July 9, 2016 on Saturday, Earnhardt said he was not nervous to be back behind the wheel.

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The Berenberg Bank Reaffirms Hold Rating for Telit Communications Plc (TCM)

SHAW has been the subject of several other reports. J P Morgan Chase & Co decreased their price target on shares of Greene King plc from GBX 950 ($11.87) to GBX 830 ($10.37) and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, December 1st.

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Saudi foreign minister says Iran main sponsor of global terror

He accused the Iranians of working to "undermine stability in every country in Middle East ... their main destination at the end of the day is Saudi Arabia". "On regional dialogue, I'm modest and I'm focusing on the Persian Gulf". "We have enough problems in this region so we want to start a dialogue with countries we call brothers in Islam ", he said.

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Kim Kardashian turns hair chameleon, not a blonde anymore!

Kardashian's birthday tribute isn't the first time she's gone blonde. "Happy Birthday @ ParisHilton Can't wait to celebrate with you soon". "I said, you have to be silent, you know". The hotel security guard, a man identified as Abdulrahman, told the Mail Online that he tried to confront the armed robbers as they held Kim Kardashian at gunpoint.

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US, Russia Top List Of Global Arms Exporters

Russian Federation maintains its second place in the ranking, and its share in global arms exports stands at about one-fourth (23 percent). United States arms exports increased by 21 percent compared with the period of 2007-2011 and nearly half of its arms exports went to the Middle East.

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Vishal Bhardwaj's Shahid Kapoor Kangna Ranaut Saif Ali Khan starrer Rangoon

Bollywood actress, Kangana Ranaut is known for voicing her opinion in a way you wouldn't think in your wildest dreams. Are you hinting at Karan, Kangana? Karan was talking to Kangana about how she too had her share of flop movies but she pulled herself up in a great way! When Karan Johar asked Kangana why she never attends award functions, she confessed she knows she is losing out on her business while keeping her values high.

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Kraft Heinz withdraws £115bn merger bid for Unilever

The two companies said in a press release they hold each other in high regard and that Kraft Heinz has the utmost respect for the culture, strategy and leadership of Unilever . " Kraft Heinz's interest was made public at an extremely early stage", spokesman Michael Mullen said Sunday in an e-mailed statement. Because of United Kingdom takeover rules, Kraft Heinz's public withdrawal means that the company can not revive its talks with Unilever for another six months.

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Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving says earth is flat and everyone's lying

Irving said there are tons of research to support his stance and he encouraged people to study the topic for themselves. "The Earth is flat .It's right in front of our faces". So, I mean, we can ask, like, relevant questions about what's going on in the world - like, what's really going on. "I'm telling you, it's right in front of our faces".

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Analysts Set Pearson plc (PSON) PT at $742.26

BNP Paribas reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a GBX 6,300 ($78.73) price target on shares of ASOS plc in a report on Friday, December 2nd. Macquarie boosted their price target on Antofagasta plc from GBX 720 ($9.00) to GBX 900 ($11.25) and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, February 6th.

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Protest Over Cassidy's Talk Of Repealing Obama Care

But it will be a while until the repeal vote is taken. It could bring with it change that some would like, and others wouldn't. Jon Tester will oppose repealing it without an adequate replacement in place. And allow all of us doctors to take care of everyone. We strengthen an individual's health savings account (HSA) to give more boost to people spending their "own" money.

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This is what Kraft Heinz could gain from a Unilever merger

Food firm Unilever propped up the FTSE 100 after U.S. competitor Kraft Heinz made a huge $143bn (£115bn) merger offer for the London-listed firm to inject some energy to trading at the end of the week. The offer valued Unilever at around $143 billion. Growe said Oreo-cookie maker Mondelez has been eyed as a possible takeover target for Kraft Heinz , and that was likely a key factor biting the food group overall in early trade.

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'My organisation's running like a fine-tuned machine', says Donald Trump

But it quickly veered off into Trump's attack on the media , as well as an opportunity for him to recite his agenda and accomplishments. However, the Post cited "several officials" who said it was "unclear whether procedures would attempt to bring a case, in part because Flynn may parse the definition of the word 'sanctions, '" and because he told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he couldn't recall everything said during his conversation with Kislyak.

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Media Lying to Public on ICE Arrests

Warner did not cite the television report in his letter to ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan, but said he had become aware of recent ICE enforcement actions, "causing uncertainty and fear for many of my constituents". But Democrats said the message they heard was clear. "Did you see that?' And they say, 'No, somebody else told me.' And that's when we see it's not real, the ICE activity in the community", Sosa said.

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Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP)

Cove Point's operations consist of LNG import and storage services at the Cove Point LNG Facility and the transportation of domestic natural gas and regasified LNG to Mid-Atlantic markets via the Cove Point Pipeline. This represents a $3.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.24%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 1st. This is a positive change from Dominion Midstream Partners, 's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.

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Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU): Up to Date Analyst Ratings

The stock has a Return on Assets of -1.1 percent, Return on Investment of 0.7 percent and a Return on Equity of -2.5 percent. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Micron Technology, Inc . Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a $25.00 price target on shares of Micron Technology in a research note on Friday, February 3rd.

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Yahoo warns users about malicious activity in their accounts

Verizon originally agreed to pay $4.85 for those assets, but the deal has been up in the air since Yahoo disclosed the breaches. The reported discount, stemming from the revelations past year about the huge hacks, is significantly lower than the $1 billion many analysts believed would be taken off the price.

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New Gallup Poll: Trump Job Approval Ratings Down to 38 Percent

At no point in his Presidency did his Gallup approval rating dip below 40 percent . George W. Bush only faced stronger disapproval in the twilight of his presidency. 84 percent of Republican-leaning respondents approved of his job performance. When asked if the travel ban will prevent terrorist attacks, 22 percent said it will, but 36 percent said it will make no difference, and 38 percent said it will actually increase the chances of an attack.

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Internet Freaks Out After Trump Fans Film Their Rage At Nordstrom

We've reached out to the women in the video as well as the staff at the Nordstrom Chandler Fashion Center and will update this piece accordingly . Facebook user Laurie Ray posted the video on February 15 along with this caption: "Dumped #Nordstrom today for Dumping Ivanka!" In a Facebook video that has gone viral, five women are seen going into a Nordstrom location to close out their accounts.


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