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United Kingdom to ban internal combustion cars from 2040

The British government said on Tuesday that drivers on congested roads in towns and cities across the United Kingdom could soon face new pollution taxes under sweeping reforms which will eventually herald the end of the traditional internal combustion vehicle.

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Nielsen to Add Hulu & YouTube Viewing for TV Ratings

Hulu and YouTube both launched their own live TV streaming services within the past four months, creating even more platforms for viewers to choose from. For years, the audience measurement company has lagged behind when it comes to the changing habits of television viewership. For TV networks, keeping the TV rating updated is vital, as it is the basis for their sale of commercial space to advertisers.

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Mayor Purge Subways Of Homeless For Grand Photo Op

The first phase will include a signal repair program that will fix the most troublesome 1,300 signals, expanding overhaul capacity from 950 to 1,100 cars per year and calling on the NYPD to increase its presence at stations to ward off illegal activities such as harassment, sexually inappropriate behavior, loitering, aggressive panhandling and littering.

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Buhari Is Homesick, Will Be Back Soon - Okorocha

The four governors are from the South-South, South-East, North-West and South-West respectively. Adesina Monday also explained why Buhari did not address Nigerians from the Abuja House, Nigerian High Commission in London. Presidency on Tuesday distanced itself from the report of Governor Rochas Okorocha-led team that visited President Muhammadu Buhari in Lodon. In the letter dated July 24, 2017, President Buhari, who had earlier made a phone call to Conde, who is also the current ...

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AT&T Q2: Prepaid boosts phone subscribers; slowing postpaid declines

Second-quarter revenue from business customers was $17.1 billion, down 2.7 percent due to declines in legacy wireline services. Still, results beat Wall Street expectations, sending shares up 0.2% to $36.29 in extended trading. Stephens declined to go into detail about future Time Warner bundling plans but told analysts on the call to focus on the benefits like the reduced churn that AT&T's existing bundles have provided.

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Index reflects growing consumer confidence

There was also a monthly gain for the Expectations index to 103.3 from 99.6 in June. The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index rose 5.7% in the three-month period ending in May compared to a year ago, down from 5.8% in the prior period. Consumers felt slightly more positive about the current situation, with the share of those saying business conditions were "good" rising 2.7 points to 33.3 per cent.

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PETRONAS & Partners Will Not Proceed with Pacific NorthWest LNG Project

Even without Petronas, there are other leading LNG projects that continue to say they remain interested in B.C. The proposed site of Pacific Northwest LNG, which its backers assert is being shut down because of adverse market conditions. The federal government estimated 4,500 jobs would be created during construction and 630 workers would be needed to operate the facility. The opposition Liberals were quick to point the finger at the new NDP government for the Petronas pullout, despite the ...

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One Officer killed as Police foil terrorist attack in Kano

NAIJ.com gathered that he was arrested at about 11.30am after police received a tip-off on his suspicious behaviour from people around him. "The suspects were arrested following an active intelligence from the Nigeria Police Force indicating the remnant of BH Group who escaped from Sambisa Forest had started regrouping in some states in the North including Kano State".

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AMD stock soars after strong guidance, earnings beat

The stock increased 4.57% or $0.9 on July 25, reaching $20.59. The legal version of this story can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/07/25/advanced-micro-devices-inc-amd-rating-lowered-to-hold-at-zacks-investment-research.html. Therefore 38% are positive. Advanced Micro had 54 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:WFM) earned "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, September 13.

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Trump claims Apple will build three 'big big big' plants in US

Trump also said that Foxconn had plans to build a big plant in the United States and was thinking of locating it in Wisconsin. Reps for Apple did not immediately respond to requests for comment. But Cook has always been Apple's supply chain expert, even before rising to CEO, and has been slightly more amenable to USA manufacturing than his predecessor .

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Chipotle Mexican Grill's (CMG) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Instinet

Chipotle Mexican Grill has a 1-year low of $336.52 and a 1-year high of $499.00. (NYSE: CMG ) has accumulated 3.34% over the course of one week. It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Sell". Therefore 58% are positive. Cowen and Company increased their target price on shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill from $375.00 to $440.00 and gave the company a market perform rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th.

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The Major Obstacle Standing in the Way of Neymar Signing PSG Deal

The Brazil global is reportedly eager to leave Barcelona after becoming frustrated playing alongside club legend Lionel Messi , agitated at being in the Argentina international's shadow. Real Madrid's Casemiro has said that his worldwide teammate Neymar is "welcome" to join him at the Bernabeu, and sees no reason why the move could not take place.

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VW exec to plead guilty in diesel emissions cheating scandal

Oliver Schmidt, who was chief of Volkswagen's environmental and engineering center in MI, has been held since January when he was arrested trying to return to Germany. In this handout provided by the Broward Sheriff's Office, suspect Oliver Schmidt, an executive for Volkswagen poses in this undated booking photo. VW has admitted to using software to get around diesel emission standards.

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McDonald's shares surge on strong beat, new products fueling sales

McDonald's beat Wall Street expectations in its second-quarter performance, posting a 3.9 percent USA comparable sales increase thanks to beverage value promotion and the launch of its Signature Crafted premium sandwich platform. And Instinet analyst Mark Kalinowski said that other menu news could help boost sales in the coming quarters. "While global same-store sales growth was slightly under our expectations, we remain very confident in our continued ability to generate best-in-class ...

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Notable Mover: Cyclacel Pharmaceuti (CYCC)

The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -47.43% and stays -56.65% away from its 50 days moving average. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.00. An M-Score more than -2.22 suggests that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

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Cartel probe looms over German auto industry

That acknowledgment came after Der Spiegel reported last week that the biggest German vehicle manufacturers-Daimler AG, BMW AG and Volkswagen AG, as well as VW's Audi and Porsche brands- may have colluded for decades. For the world's largest carmaker Volkswagen, the diesel emissions scandal alone has already cost tens of billions of euros since 2015. After it was revealed that Volkswagen has fitted their vehicle with an emission cheating device, all eyes are on the other diesel ...

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Fires hopscotch through touristic southern coast of France

Around 2,000 firefighters were battling the blaze, assisted by 19 fire-fighting aircraft. Woodland and forest has been destroyed by the fires that have been aggravated by the Mistral wind and tinderbox-dry conditions . Firefighters work in a burnt-out house. Firefighters have been mobilized across the country. The regional head of security Stephane Bouillon described a fire in La Croix-Valmer near Saint-Tropez, a wealthy resort, as "extremely virulent and hard to control".

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VA Lowers Stake in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX). We think the shares (yielding 4.2%) are undervalued, but with our view for lower profits in '18, we don't think the market will give GM full credit for its performance.

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Lyft Now Lets You Stop At Taco Bell On The Way

The company shared the news in a blog post Tuesday, writing the new collaboration with Taco Bell will delight consumers "with a unique ride-thru experience". The Taco Bell hookup will be available in other areas by the end of the year, and across the USA by 2018. Taco Mode will be available in limited release in Orange County, from July 27-30 and August 3-6, between the hours of 9 p.m.

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Dollar slumps to 13-month lows before Fed; euro up

Oil rose after leading OPEC producer Saudi Arabia pledged to cut exports in August to help reduce the global crude glut. Japanese June data also due this week may show sluggish CPI, even amid a tightening labor market and increased household spending.

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Activist investor pushing for another attempt at sale of Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 7.16 and a 200 day moving average of 8.68. Barnes & Noble Education had a return on equity of 1.15% and a net margin of 0.29%. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of global trademark and copyright laws. The correct version of this report can be read at ...

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BMW Group confirms Oxford production for electric Mini

The new Mini EV will be based on the firm's three-door model, and will go into production in 2019 . "Mini models are also built at VDL Nedcar in Born in the Netherlands". BMW refers to "electrified vehicles" as both "full-electric and plug-in hybrids". BMW facilities in the German cities of Leipzig, where the i3 is produced, and Regensburg were also among candidates to assemble the electric Mini.

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Yes, you can buy happiness - if you spend money to save time

Read: How Much Money Should You Have In Savings? Sixty volunteers were assigned to spend £30 ($40) on purchases - either time-saving or material - and the researchers found that volunteers who spent money on saving time were happier. What they lost in currency, they made up for in happiness. Go ahead, have your groceries delivered. "For example, people should derive some satisfaction from outsourcing things like scrubbing the toilet or cleaning bathrooms".

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KKR makes bet on health with $2.8bn WebMD deal

It has underperformed by 29.53% the S&P500. The New York-based health-information provider had been running an auction after publicly putting itself in play earlier this year. (NASDAQ: WBMD ) for 1.80M shares. ( WBMD ) stands at 2.20. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.99% of the company's stock. The deal brings to a close a sale process that has been going on for some time and reportedly saw some 100 different bids for the health portal.

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The Short Interest in General Motors Company (GM) Increases By 35.7%

BidaskClub raised Ford Motor from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. On October 26 the company was changed to a "Neutral" according to a Bank of America report which is down from the previous "Buy" rating.

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Greece announces new bond issue ending three-year market exile

This time, Greece is said to be seeking between €2bn and €4bn. So long as Athens is supported by credit from the global aid programme, which runs until summer 2018, it won't be forced to depend on private finance. He continued by saying that at his meetings with Greek politicians, including the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and leader of the Opposition, Kyriakos Mitsotakis , he was "encouraged by the knowledge Greek politicians ...

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Michael Kors to Buy Jimmy Choo in $1.2 Billion Deal

Michael Kors , the United States handbag maker, has made an offer to snap up luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo in a £896m deal. Under the terms of the deal, Jimmy Choo shareholders will receive 230p per share - an 18% premium on the share's closing price on 24 July.

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Google parent Alphabet's profit hit by European Union fine

The biggest factor effecting this quarter's earnings was the €2.42 billion fine imposed by the European Commission, and the company listed the fine in in "accrued expense and other current liabilities" on our Consolidated Balance Sheet. During the second quarter, it brought in revenue of $248 million, up from $185 million during the same quarter a year ago. Facebook is due to report earnings on Wednesday .

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Snopes is in danger of shuttering and needs our help

Further, "Defendant David Mikkelson ("Mikkelson") has engaged in a lengthy scheme of concealment and subterfuge to gain control of the company and to drain its profits ". Mr. Mikkelson "locked out Proper Media from management and control of the company, giving Mr. Mikkelson unfettered access to Bardav's bank accounts".

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Suzuki Swift Sport new generation showed in the Network

Suzuki hasn't released any further information about its new pocket rocket beyond promising "an all-new level of excitement for sport minded drivers across the world". However, a number of reputable reports indicate it will come with Suzuki's latest 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine. This is the same motor which powers Suzuki's global spec Vitara SUV.

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Kremlin warns new U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation would be 'harmful'

One congressional aide said there's been a suggested fix to that section's legislation by quantifying the percentage of a partnership that would trigger sanctions . It also includes a provision which, in more or less direct defiance of the White House's wishes, would hinder Trump from undoing the sanctions at a later date, requiring congressional approval to do so.

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Russian Federation sees oil supplies dwindling from global market

As OPEC and some of non-OPEC oil producers are meeting in Russian Federation to discuss the oil market, an Iranian official and an expert told Trend that cancelling the oil production deal is unlikely. Nigeria's production pattern would be tracked for stabilisation in the 1.7 million bpd range over the coming weeks, said the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia-led JMMC.

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Irish Water Repeatedly Warned About Ruptured Pipe

Irish Water's managing director Jerry Grant said the damaged pipe that was causing major problems in the Louth and Meath areas was coincidentally manufactured in Drogheda but had been obsolete for over 30 years. Local TD Fergus O'Dowd says it is a crisis. A rolling schedule of supply re-commenced for parts of Drogheda at 09:00 local time on Tuesday. Drogheda will not have water back up and running before late tonight "at the earliest " Irish Water has stated.

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Former Dallas Cowboys WR Michael Irvin avoids sexual assault charges

Irvin, 51, was never arrested and has adamantly denied any wrongdoing throughout the past four months. The alleged victim reportedly began to feel sick once in his room and recalled fighting him off before waking up the next morning. This is not the first time Michael Irvin has been accused of sexual assault and evaded the charges. The Broward State Attorney's Office is preparing a statement that will be released later Monday to officially clear Irvin's name.

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Number of Homes Sold Falls as Prices Reach New Peak in June

The housing market has experienced an acute shortage of homes for sale for about two years. US home resales fell more than expected in June as a dearth of properties amid strong demand pushed prices to a record high, keeping first-time buyers on the sidelines.


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