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Author: 0 Equifax and Yahoo leaders apologise for hacks

A breach in 2014 affected 500 million Yahoo accounts and, in a first, led to the United States government criminally charging two Russian spies for cyber crimes. "We work according to the law and use the tools that the industry uses to have arbitration in place", Barros said, referring to consumers' ability to sue Equifax.

Finance This keg holds a 'year supply' of ranch dressing
Author: 0 This keg holds a 'year supply' of ranch dressing

What do you get for the person who has everything, and also really loves ranch dressing? The site also says the keg purchase comes with a one year supply of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing, so if you give this as a gift you'll make some ranch-lover very happy.

Author: 0 RBA Rate Decision On Tap For Tuesday

The board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, governed by Philip Lowe, maintained the cash rate at 1.50 percent. Meanwhile, the greenback remained supported after mostly positive USA data released late last week added to expectations for a rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

Finance Journalists Barred From Covering Buhari's 2018 Budget Presentation
Author: 0 Journalists Barred From Covering Buhari's 2018 Budget Presentation

President Buhari said: "Though we can not control the price of crude oil, we are determined to get our production back to at least 2.2 million barrels per day". However, there have been hints that the 2018 budget might not be passed by the lawmakers on time because 60 percent of the 2017 budget has not been implemented yet by the executive.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways turns east for Cathay stake after United States snub

This amounts to 9.61% of Cathay's shares. For Cathay, the Qatar stake will give it a third strategic shareholder behind Swire Pacific and Air China, potentially complicating a restructuring plan aimed at slashing HK$4 billion in costs over three years.

Finance Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes
Author: 0 Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes

The report claims the new structure enabled Apple to avoid paying billions in taxes, but the firm denies paying any less tax as a result of the move to Jersey. "The debate over Apple's taxes is not about how much we owe but where we owe it". "The European Commission has launched an effort to rewrite Apple's history in Europe, ignore Ireland's tax laws and upend the worldwide tax system in the process", wrote Cook in a public letter after the order .

Author: 0 Diesel sales drop, but hybrids and electric cars soar

Demand from business and fleet buyers fell 26.8pc and 13pc respectively, while registrations among private vehicle buyers dropped 10.1 per cent. Registrations so far in 2017 have dropped by 4.6% compared to the same point in 2016. People are buying fewer diesel cars as petrol and alternative fuel cars grow in popularity, according to new industry figures. The Government said earlier this year it would aim to end sales of conventional diesel and petrol cars by 2040, while ministers are ...

Finance Target's 2017 Black Friday ad has been released
Author: 0 Target's 2017 Black Friday ad has been released

Some of the deals even start today. Target says its stores will be open from 6 p.m.to midnight on Thanksgiving, and they will reopen at 6 a.m. on Black Friday. Penney is doing everyone better. Clothing and apparel retailer Belk will open its stores at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year. Special Deal: For every $50 spent, costumers get $15 back in Kohls cash November 20- 25.

Finance United Kingdom living wage rises to £8.75 per hour
Author: 0 United Kingdom living wage rises to £8.75 per hour

Director of the Living Wage Foundation, Katherine Chapman, said that the living wage is necessary because it reflects the "real cost of living in the United Kingdom and London ". Before today's announcement Lidl paid market leading rates so the commitment will ensure we continue to be a leading employer in the retail sector.

Author: 0 Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm for a record $130 billion

According to sources Qualcomm is not aware of the details of Broadcom's bid and the company has yet to make any comment. Since we now view Qualcomm as fairly valued at best after the bid, we don't necessarily believe that investors need to cash out on this news.

Finance GST to improve India's ease of doing biz ranking further: Modi
Author: 0 GST to improve India's ease of doing biz ranking further: Modi

Reminding Guru Nanak Dev's preachings, the World Bank CEO said: "Today is also the anniversary of Guru Nanak which reminds me of his words that whatever seed is sown, the plant will grow thus". "Our mantra is reform, perform and transform". India, he said, has reached a position from where it is easier to improve further. Speaking at India's Business Reforms event at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in the capital, the Prime Minister said, "I sense a well deserved mood of celebration here".

Finance 'Ittefaq' shows growth on day 2
Author: 0 'Ittefaq' shows growth on day 2

Talking about the film then the film has got a good response from the critics and audience, the audience has given a good word of mouth to the film. "Friday 4.05 cr. Original Ittefaq featuring Rajesh Khanna , Madan Puri, Nanda, and Bindu, is considered one of the best thrillers made in Bollywood. However, Ittefaq went on to be defeated by Hollywood's Thor.

Finance British woman arrested for drug trafficking in Egypt
Author: 0 British woman arrested for drug trafficking in Egypt

However, in unsuccessfully doing so, she now faces decades in jail and possibly the death penalty, according to The Guardian . Yesterday Laura's older sister Jayne Sinclair told The Mirror that she feared the 33-year-old would either be murdered or kill herself.

Finance 'No thanks': Malcolm Turnbull rejects NZ refugee offer
Author: 0 'No thanks': Malcolm Turnbull rejects NZ refugee offer

New Zealand's new Labor Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised to improve the real estate market by banning foreigners from buying existing homes. "We should give consideration to what New Zealand is offering", former immigration minister Kevin Andrews told Sky News on Sunday. "We have put the people smugglers out of business, and we will keep them out of business".

Finance Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time
Author: 0 Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time

His obsessions include Minecraft and Legos, and he's a huge " Star Wars " fan. So Jacob has one wish for anyone "inspired to reach out": help him celebrate Christmas early this year by sending him handmade holiday cards. "We got over a hundred, and they're from all over the world". Jacob Thompson, 9, is fighting cancer at the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.

Finance World's most expensive whisky 'a worthless fake'
Author: 0 World's most expensive whisky 'a worthless fake'

The single shot of Scotch, poured from a previously unopened bottle labelled as an 1878 Macallan single malt, was, in fact, not vintage at all. According to 20minuten.ch, the specialized Rare Whiskey 101 lab, based in Scotland and often committed to identifying the authenticity of whiskey especially in the case of auctions, looked at a sample of Macallan.

Author: 0 Amazon in talks to develop Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

Warner Bros declined CNET's request for comment. All the three movies, made on a production budget of Dollars 281 million, grossed more USD 2 billion at global box-office. While others have been less negative, most agree that adapting the books to TV is "treading on some very thin ice". The news of a possible TV adaptation has divided fans.

Finance Asos (LON:ASC) Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital Today
Author: 0 Asos (LON:ASC) Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital Today

The Company's assets are located in the producing areas of unconventional resource basins, primarily shale formations, in the continental United States. Barr plc from GBX 630 ($8.31) to GBX 637 ($8.41) and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Among 13 analysts covering Old Mutual ( LON:OML ), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 3 Hold.

Author: 0 Trading Monitor: Following the Signals for EAFE Growth Index MSCI Ishares (EFG)

A modification of the simple overbought or oversold trade setup is the addition of the 100-period exponential moving average, which is used by institutional traders as a very powerful support-resistance tool. Ishares Mexico Currency Hedged (HEWW) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -172.22. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition.

Finance Andrew Surman gives his opinion on Newcastle United fans
Author: 0 Andrew Surman gives his opinion on Newcastle United fans

It had been a good start to life back in the Premier League for the Magpies as they headed into this clash inside the top-ten in the Premier League, but with fixtures against Manchester United and Chelsea coming up they realisedHowe's side would be a great chance to get some points on the board and that showed in their relentlessness inside the opening 20 minutes.

Finance A Look Into Insider Activity With Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)
Author: 0 A Look Into Insider Activity With Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

Discovery Communications, Inc . (NASDAQ:DISCK), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 7.98, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. The hedge fund run by Stuart J. Zimmer held 6.88M shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $201.37 million, up from 6.38 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Author: 0 Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Tableau Software, Inc

About 5.64M shares traded or 14.17% up from the average. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosted its position in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter. Therefore 67% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 59 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, May 3 with "Buy".

Finance First UK interest rate rise in 10 years
Author: 0 First UK interest rate rise in 10 years

For the first time in a decade, the Bank of England (BoE) raised its basic interest rate from 0,25% to 0,5% on Thursday. The immediate effect of a rates increase is on the disposable income of households. 'Given that variable rate lenders assess the ability of applicants to pay at much higher interest rates, most should be able to cope with any increases as they filter down.

Finance Interest rates: rise 'unlikely' to have big effect in Liverpool
Author: 0 Interest rates: rise 'unlikely' to have big effect in Liverpool

On Thursday, the Bank of England increased the official bank rate from 0.25% to 0.5% on Thursday in response to rising inflation. Santander has said savings products linked to the base rate will move in line with the increase. Thursday's decision to raise the record-low rate - which anchors mortgages and savings accounts and governs the cost of lending - to 0.5% should, act as a wake-up call, advisors warned.

Finance Paytm Launches 'Inbox' Feature to The Apex Digital Case
Author: 0 Paytm Launches 'Inbox' Feature to The Apex Digital Case

These include 520 million smartphone users in India by 2020 and the fintech market growing to $2.4 billion by that time (it is now at half of this, $1.2 billion). The messaging platform is encrypted end to end and users can initiate private conversations and create group chats, according to the company. They will also get access to latest offers and cash back.

Finance Who is the suspect in deadly attack in NY?
Author: 0 Who is the suspect in deadly attack in NY?

Both Uber and Lyft said they hadn't come across any complaints about Saipov's safety as a driver for them. Authorities say he came to the United States seven years ago from Uzbekistan under what is called the Diversity Visa Program, which offers a lottery for people from countries with few immigrants in America.

Finance Windsor unemployment rate up in October to 6.9%
Author: 0 Windsor unemployment rate up in October to 6.9%

Part of the large jump in Windsor's jobless rate is likely connected to the five-week shutdown of Chrysler's Windsor Assembly Plant. The consensus call among traders was for a 15,000-job advance, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada.

Author: 0 Starbucks Drives Single Tea Brand Strategy with Teavana

Sold mostly at supermarkets, bib-box and convenience stores, its line-up includes packaged teas, K-Cup pods, and ready-to-drink bottles. Founded in 1994 by a team that included Steven Smith and purchased by Starbucks in 1999 for $8.1 million, Tazo was once a specialty tea brand in its own right.

Finance Trump's Twitter account temporarily disappeared
Author: 0 Trump's Twitter account temporarily disappeared

Twitter said they were continuing to investigate the mishap and were working to make sure it didn't happen again. Twitter didn't name the staffer who deactivated Trump's account , but it did describe the person as a "customer support employee".

Finance Hours after terror attack, New Yorkers come together at Halloween Parade
Author: 0 Hours after terror attack, New Yorkers come together at Halloween Parade

Eight people were killed and 11 - including two children - were injured. According to witnesses the suspect screamed 'Allahu Akbar, ' law enforcement sources informed CNN. "We're living our lives because we're not going to allow the terrorists to win, period", he said. Mayor Bill de Blasio told residents to go about their business and not be deterred.

Finance Tesla Posts Record Quarterly Loss of $619 Million USD
Author: 0 Tesla Posts Record Quarterly Loss of $619 Million USD

Tesla's third-quarter automotive gross margin was 18.7%, declining 628 basis points (bps) from second-quarter 2017 due to considerable rise in manufacturing expenses of Model 3 . That's more troubling than it might seem. A production rate of 5,000 a week won't be reached until the end of March, rather than the end of next month.

Finance Bitcoin Breaks More Records And Hits New All-Time High
Author: 0 Bitcoin Breaks More Records And Hits New All-Time High

As of writing the price is just under the $7,000 threshold and has a market cap of $115,577,159,155, or over $115 billion. Bitcoin climbed past $7,000 for the first time, breaching another milestone less than one month after it tore through the $5,000 mark.

Finance Open enrollment starts amid confusion over health care law
Author: 0 Open enrollment starts amid confusion over health care law

Wednesday marks the beginning of health care open enrollment , but experts say this year's process brings new challenges. "Many consumers buying coverage on HealthCare.gov have more options will be able to find plans at lower than ever before, despite efforts by President Trump to derail the ACA".

Finance National Hiring Day at Whole Foods
Author: 0 National Hiring Day at Whole Foods

Cashiers, culinary experts, and prepared food specialists candidates interested in seasonal or permanent positions can stop in at any Whole Foods Market store November 2 for an interview and possible on-the-spot job offers. Resumes aren't required, but as with any job interview, are helpful to bring. Founded on September 20, 1980, Whole Foods, which is based in Austin, Texas, has been on the Forbes list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for 20 straight years.

Author: 0 NAB to simplify operations via job cuts

The bank says the changes "will result in a net reduction in staff now targeted at approximately 4,000 by the end of FY20, which is expected to give rise to a 1H18 restructuring provision of $0.5-0.8 billion". Its net interest margin, a profit measure based on the difference between the rate at which a bank borrows and lends, contracted by 0.03 percentage point to 1.85%, although it widened by 0.06 percentage points in the second half of the fiscal year.

Finance 2 passengers accused of sex on Delta flight
Author: 0 2 passengers accused of sex on Delta flight

Two Delta Airlines passengers who were busted performing a sex act in their seats mid-flight are likely not going to be charged and will be hit with $800 fines instead. The pair are both facing charges ranging from a misdemeanor to a felony, said agents. A Delta spokesman declined a request for comment by The Washington Post.

Finance No ease of doing business for small traders: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 No ease of doing business for small traders: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said the BJP government was clutching at straws to stay afloat "as it sinks the economy and hurts trade and businesses". Rahul Gandhi in his Gujarat speech during the party's campaign for upcoming election in the vote bound state of PM Modi criticised BJP at a public meeting over the ease of doing business, today.

Finance United Kingdom manufacturing growth was stronger in October, says PMI survey
Author: 0 United Kingdom manufacturing growth was stronger in October, says PMI survey

Input costs and output charges both rose at faster rates in September. While the bulk of new business came from domestic orders, exports continue to rise, albeit at a slower pace. "There was further evidence of material shortage impacting the sector, leading to higher input costs and delivery delays", Andrew Harker, associate director at IHS Markit , said.

Finance Police officer ended NY rampage with 9 bullets
Author: 0 Police officer ended NY rampage with 9 bullets

At the scene, he encountered the suspect - whom police identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov - armed with what appeared to be two guns. "It gave people such faith and such appreciation in our police force", de Blasio said. Officer Nash has two awards for excellent police duty, one for meritorious police duty from the NYPD and will soon be decorated with more. After exiting the bike path, the truck collided with a school bus, injuring two adults and two children, police said.