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Walmart-Humana Talks Put New Pressure on Remaining Players in Health Care

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At the end of Thursday , it was reported that the market value of the total shares of Humana was almost United States dollars 37 billion, a rise of almost 30% as compared to past year. The Bentonville, Ark., retailer is the country's largest private employer, with about 1.5 million USA workers, and a deal with Humana could allow the retailer to save on its own insurance plan. Read More »

Volkswagen storing around 300000 diesels at 37 facilities around US

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Diesel auto sales slipped by 19 per cent in Germany last month during the build up to the federal court's decision - and registrations are expected to plunge in March once figures are released in the next week. At the same time, Volkswagen said it was extending to the end of June incentives for customers trading in older diesel models for new ones. At premium brand Audi, the offer only covers leased vehicles. Read More »

Trump again slams Amazon over taxes, practices

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The president's commentary was made in a Twitter post in which he accused Amazon of putting thousands of local retailers out of business and of using the U.S. It followed criticism of Amazon by the President in the past over taxes and jobs. The U.S. Postal Service generated about $19.5 billion in revenue in 2017. Read More »

California Judge Rules that Coffee Could Cause Cancer

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A Los Angeles judge ruled in favor of a nonprofit on Wednesday that had sued a number of companies for failing to comply with state law, The Associated Press reported . The order came in a legal battle between the Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) and 90 or so coffee retailers. In 1966, the US became the first nation to require cigarette companies to publish warning labels on their products. Read More »

Google Acquires GIF Startup Tenor Bolstering its Image Search Engine

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Google has officially concluded the testing phase for mobile-first indexing in its search service, and is now starting to roll out the new indexing method to some sites that the search giant thinks have done a particularly good job in following its established best practices for a mobile-friendly page. Read More »

USA regulator approves SpaceX plan for broadband satellite services

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CEO Elon Musk confirmed that they had safely made it to orbit and were communication with ground control in Hawthorne, CA, but SpaceX's lips have remained sealed beyond Musk's brief mention. "The rocket will carry a communications satellite", the FAA said. Elon Musk said at the time the first two test satellites were launched that the constellation will serve the least served with connectivity. Read More »

MPs and peers urge Corbyn to suspend Christine Shawcroft amid anti-Semitism row

Mr Corbyn has not yet commented on the incident with Ms Shawcroft, who has been a close ally for years. In a statement last night she said she had not seen the "abhorrent" image posted on Facebook when she made the request. There are other cases pending. The group, led by Mitcham and Morden MP Siobhan McDonagh, said they were "deeply concerned" that Shawcroft, a key Corbyn ally, remained a member of the party's ruling committee, the NEC. Read More »

MCD) — McDonald's Corporation (NYSE

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Shares of McDonald's stock traded up $0.93 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $158.41. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 1,398 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $238,414.92. Montverde (32-0) plays Utah Class 6A state champ Lone Peak (23-3) in a 6 p.m. quarterfinal televised by ESPNU from Christ the King High School. EPS growth this year for McDonald's Corporation is 32.80% and for next year is projected at 8.55%. Read More »

Trump goes after a favorite target, Amazon

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His apparent beef is that Amazon does not pay enough taxes , (supposedly) uses the US Postal Service at the nation's expense, and drives other retailers out of business . "He's obsessed with Amazon ", a source said. However, he emphasized that the company isn't as fragile as Facebook is right now because he thinks it would be very hard for the Trump administration to really change anything for Amazon . Read More »

Greek club president banned for three years after gun incident on pitch

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Greek-Russian businessman Savvidis charged onto the field of play when he was aggrieved that his side had been denied a last minute goal against fellow title challengers AEK Athens on March 11. Savvidis has been fined €100,000 (£87,560) for his pitch invasion and has been banned from entering a stadium for the next three years. There was little sympathy for PAOK from their Athens-based rivals. Read More »

Tech rout punishes stocks as Treasuries surge

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Banks, industrial companies, retailers, restaurant chains and other consumer-focused stocks contributed most to the market's upturn. Still, the S&P 500 and the Dow are on track to log their worst quarter in more than two years on concerns over a global trade war and aggressive interest rate hikes, as well as a rout in technology stocks caused by the Facebook data scandal. Read More »

Barclays to pay $2 billion US fine over mortgage fraud claims

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The DoJ had been thought to be going for a sum closer to the $7.2bn penalty agreed by Deutsche Bank or $5.3bn by Credit Suisse, both at the start of a year ago, over similar claims. Barclays was accused of misleading investors over the quality of loans behind the deals. The bank lied about the creditworthiness of borrowers whose loans underpinned the securities and who then defaulted at "exceptionally high rates", the statement said. Read More »

Armenians pay tribute to Kemerovo mall fire victims

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Witness testimony indicated that the fire alarms were not working, but it was not clear why. An entire class of schoolchildren apparently died in Sunday's fire, some having had the chance to make desperate, futile phone calls to parents or relatives before succumbing to the smoke and flames. Read More »

SC/ST Act: Govt to file review next week

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He said that action would be taken. "The petition would be filed next week". A delegation of opposition parties led by Congress President Rahul Gandhi met President Ram Nath Kovind to raise their concerns on dilution of the provisions of arrest in the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and seek his intervention. Read More »

Classic Mini made electric for NY auto show

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It will go on sale in 2019, just in time to mark the 60th anniversary of the classic Mini. While this is a one-off model , it has been released to help emphasise Mini's EV intentions with its forthcoming electric hatchback. The vehicle also wears the new yellow electric badge on its hood in the brand emblem and on the wheel hubs. Mini's upcoming 100% electric production model is still in development and is based on a three-door Mini. Read More »

Lagos Govt closes roads for Buhari's visit, Thursday

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The statement said the CP believed strongly that the planned protest by the National Basketball Association was the handiwork of mischief makers who were using the National Basketball Association to compromise the security in place for the president's visit. Read More »

Renault and Nissan Are Said to Be Considering a Merger

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Renault now holds a 43% stake in Nissan , while the Japanese auto giant owns a 15% share of the French firm, The Independent reports. Carlos Ghosn, the chairman of the alliance, is said to be pushing for this move. Announced late past year by Ghosn, each of the brands will produce their future models using shared platforms and technology, as part of the Alliance 2022 plan, which will see cost savings from synergies double to €10bn (£8.7bn). Read More »

Ransomware WannaCry is back, the latest victim is Boeing

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In another recent case of a ransomware attack, officials in Atlanta were still trying to recover this week days after the city's computer network was crippled and access to electronic records was blocked. "Remediations were applied and this is not a production or delivery issue ", the company adds. The first rule of cyber security is create a complete inventory of the organization's hardware and software, because you can't defend what you don't know is there. Read More »

There could be a legit $100 check in your coupon mail

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The checks will be randomly placed in specially-marked envelopes every month for the rest of 2018 across the United States. This time around, ValPak added a special wrap that lets people know they are a victor. Officials note the odds of winning are one in 50,000. Lia Jensen of Valpak's MI office claims that only seven of the 37 checks sent out in the Grand Rapids area were cashed in 2017. Read More »

Conviviality files intention to appoint administrators

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The company is the UK's largest independent drinks wholesaler and supplies over 23,000 on-trade outlets, ranging from independent restaurants, to pub groups such as JD Wetherspoon, and national hotel chains. In addition, it stated that shareholders would likely receive "little-to-nil" value. Despite CEO Diana Hunter stepping down last week to appease Conviviality's investors, they had faced "a real dilemma", said a city source before the news broke. Read More »

A Disney Channel star is joining the White House, because 2018

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Sunshine had also served as a White House intern before receiving a full-time job. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters confirmed Sunshine's new role as press assistant in a statement sent to CNN on Tuesday. The president also tapped John Bolton, a Fox News analyst and former Bush administration official, as the next national security adviser. She added that Kim's meeting with Xi was a good indication that the maximum pressure campaign against Pyongyang has been working. Read More »

Arizona suspends Uber's self-driving vehicle tests after fatal crash

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Removing LIDAR sensors from the front, back and sides and replacing them with a 360-degree sensor on the roof is more cost-effective but results in a blind spot low to the ground all around the auto. Arizona was Uber's key location to carry forward the testing of its self-driving vehicles. Uber is no stranger to legal action. Prior to the signing , Uber staff members asked for the governor's shirt size so they could supply him with clothing emblazoned with the Uber logo to wear at ... Read More »

Two pilots report seeing UFO in southern Arizona skies

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Newly released audio footage captured the conversations between air traffic control and the pilots in eerie detail. "Was anybody above us that passed us like 30 seconds ago?" the Learjet pilot was heard asking in the audio recording. He actually agreed with the Learjet pilot that the UFO was going in the opposite direction. The air traffic controller couldn't verify whether a third aircraft was present in the zone when the pilots sighted the weird object. Read More »