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Author: 0 Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to embark on Sweden two-day visit

Anna Widing , an worldwide bandy player, coached the couple before the shootout. Taking an athletic stance, Kate slammed the ball into the goal. William and Kate , both 35, will continue to Norway on Thursday for a two-day visit. When British royals meet Swedish royals. Dressed in bobble hats and winter coats, William and Kate took to the ice, via a red carpet, in the snow-covered Vasaparken in the Swedish capital of Stockholm.

Finance Blackstone in talks to buy majority stake in key Thomson Reuters unit
Author: 0 Blackstone in talks to buy majority stake in key Thomson Reuters unit

Reuters was unable to determine who would lead the new division. Thomson Reuters employs about 6,300 people in the United Kingdom, with its headquarters in Canary Wharf in London. Thomson Reuters is controlled by Woodbridge, a Canada-based holding company that manages the assets of the Thomson family. The financial and risk business faces challenges from cost-cutting among clients, including over a trend towards passive investing, weak investment-banking results and the introduction of MiFID ...

Finance Quiksilver boss Pierre Agnes missing at sea
Author: 0 Quiksilver boss Pierre Agnes missing at sea

The local coast guard said it had suspended the search for Agnes on Tuesday night and would resume the operation on Wednesday morning. The Frenchman's boat has since washed up, unmanned, at famed surfing hotspot Hossegor . Agnes, who joined the company almost 30 years ago, was long based at Quiksilver's European headquarters in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, just south of Biarritz.

Finance Peacock pouts after United Airlines rejection
Author: 0 Peacock pouts after United Airlines rejection

In January 2016, a turkey boarded a Delta flight as an emotional support animal , USA Today reported. Their most recent post, posted earlier today, was taken in Miami, Oklahoma. Service peacock at Newark Airport. "Ignoring the true intent of existing rules governing the transport of service and support animals can be a disservice to customers who have real and documented needs".

Finance Keurig buys Dr Pepper, Snapple creating $11 billion beverage behemoth
Author: 0 Keurig buys Dr Pepper, Snapple creating $11 billion beverage behemoth

It has underperformed by 18.09% the S&P500. United Capital Financial Advisers Llc increased its stake in Waste Management Inc (WM) by 54.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.72 percent. Dr Pepper Snapple Group's dividend payout ratio is now 58.15%. Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3.

Finance Barbosa, Fittipaldi, Alburquerque win Daytona 24 Hours
Author: 0 Barbosa, Fittipaldi, Alburquerque win Daytona 24 Hours

Ganassi didn't want to focus on the 200th victory and instead highlighted the effort his team put forth at Daytona. Sebastien Bourdais is leading the class in a Ford GT and teammate Scott Dixon is second. The high-speed nature of the 3.56-mile Daytona circuit does not lend itself to the strengths of the team's vehicle, but he was the best Ligier in qualifying.

Finance Fitness model kicked off American Airlines flight from Miami
Author: 0 Fitness model kicked off American Airlines flight from Miami

In the video, Selter says the plane has been sat on the tarmac for over two hours. With the jet reportedly stuck on the runway for two hours, Selter stood up to stretch and to put away her jacket, Page Six wrote. In another video, a passenger defends Selter. The fitness blogger then recorded as multiple law enforcement officials stood waiting for her to exit the plane.

Author: 0 Most Active Volume Stock: Apple Inc. (AAPL)

The stock decreased 1.89% or $3.2397 during the last trading session, reaching $168.2703. The shares were sold at an average price of $169.69, for a total value of $2,654,121.29. Wharton Business Group Llc, which manages about $1.74B and $946.41 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Core Msci (IEMG) by 12,955 shares to 1.38 million shares, valued at $74.35M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Finance Lockheed Martin (LMT) Raised to
Author: 0 Lockheed Martin (LMT) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research

RBC Capital Markets has " Sector Perform" rating and $4.25 target. Royal Bank of Canada set a $314.00 target price on Lockheed Martin and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Tctc reported 0.01% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT ). Steinberg Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 0.14% in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL).

Finance Facebook releases privacy principles
Author: 0 Facebook releases privacy principles

We also support data protection authorities which are crucial in ensuring the harmonised interpretation. Updated, 11.12am, 29 January 2018: Commenting on the new privacy measures, Julian Saunders, CEO and founder of data management and GDPR compliance company PORT.im, said: " Facebook's announcement regarding privacy and transparency tells you one thing - they are taking GDPR very seriously".

Finance Ohio's Portman returns money from ex-RNC finance chairman
Author: 0 Ohio's Portman returns money from ex-RNC finance chairman

Under Massachusetts' gaming law, the character, integrity, and reputation of all CEOs and directors of a company will be considered when a casino operator applies for a license. The company says it is committed to operating with the "highest ethical standards and maintaining a safe and respectful culture". Spicer, who briefly served as President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: If there's no wall, there's no DACA fix Trump appears to call out Samsung over missing Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

Finance Man arrested after three teenagers killed in vehicle crash
Author: 0 Man arrested after three teenagers killed in vehicle crash

The 28-year-old, who is alleged to have been the driver of the Audi that hit three friends on Shepiston Lane in Hayes, appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on Monday. "It's awful what happened but the police haven't told us anything so we don't know for sure if the fight is related". None of the other teenagers who were with the teenagers at the time of the crash were injured.

Finance NY investigates company accused of selling fake Twitter followers
Author: 0 NY investigates company accused of selling fake Twitter followers

Paul Hollywood has deleted his Twitter account seemingly after the New York Times questioned him about by fake profiles to follow himWhat is Devumi? Photo Eric T. "An earlier tranche of bots appears to have been purchased in early 2013". "As advertised, the first 10,000 or so looked like real people". "It increases the likelihood someone believes it's a real account".

Finance EasyJet CEO takes pay cut in equal pay commitment
Author: 0 EasyJet CEO takes pay cut in equal pay commitment

He will now reduce it to match the £706,000 earned by Carolyn McCall when she left easyJet. That was the last salary earned by Carolyn McCall, his predecessor in the role. But, as company explains in statement, this is because vast majority of its pilots are men, and ir salary is much higher than that of cabin crew and or employees.

Finance Flooding of Seine River engulf nearby restaurants
Author: 0 Flooding of Seine River engulf nearby restaurants

But Paris is better prepared than when it was last hit by heavy flooding in 2016, and people in Paris have largely taken disruptions in stride this time. "We have to understand that climatic change is not a word, it's a reality". A Vigicrues spokesperson said that the river was expected to remain at about the same level throughout Monday before starting to recede on Tuesday.

Finance Australian Dollar to Euro (AUD/EUR) Exchange Rate Advances on US Tensions
Author: 0 Australian Dollar to Euro (AUD/EUR) Exchange Rate Advances on US Tensions

As if responding to global concerns, Trump told CNBC on Thursday that ultimately he wants to see a strong dollar and Mnuchin's remarks were taken out of context. But against a basket of six major currencies, the dollar last traded on Friday at 88.87, after hitting a three-year low of roughly around 88.43. Large-scale speculators increase their exposure to gold on derivatives markets by doubling net long positions - bets that gold will be more expensive in future - in the space of ...

Finance IKEA founder, longtime resident of Switzerland dead at 91
Author: 0 IKEA founder, longtime resident of Switzerland dead at 91

Mr Kamprad founded Ikea - formed from his initials (I.K) and the first letters of Elmtaryd and Agunnaryd (the farm and village where he grew up) - in 1943 at just 17. In 1973, he fled Sweden's higher tax structure for Denmark, before seeking even lower taxes in Switzerland . He was known for avoiding first-class seats on flights and driving an older Volvo, and he attempted to pass on this behavior to his company by constructing new stores on cheaper land often found outside urban ...

Finance Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Making A $600 Flamethrower
Author: 0 Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Making A $600 Flamethrower

That's why this one from last December sounded more like an Onion headline than anything: "After [we sell] 50k [ Boring Company] hats, we will start selling The Boring Company flamethrower". Definitely don't buy one. It's not clear exactly when the flamethrower will ship, but to help keep things extra safe buyers have the option of throwing in a Boring Company-branded fire extinguisher for an extra $30.

Finance First Alert Weather: Sunday will be a First Alert Weather Day
Author: 0 First Alert Weather: Sunday will be a First Alert Weather Day

A front will move through Saturday night bringing showers after sunset . The rain sticks around overnight Sunday night for Monday morning's commute. A shot of colder Arctic air will migrate back into the U.S. by late next week, but models are keeping the coldest core of air to our next which could mean South Louisiana is spared from this next Arctic plunge.

Finance Starbucks' (SBUX)
Author: 0 Starbucks' (SBUX) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Oppenheimer

Global same-store sales rose just 2% in the first quarter and sales at established American region cafes also increased 2%, with growth driven by customers adding food to their orders. The stock increased 0.83% or $2.38 during the last trading session, reaching $288.29. About 11.50M shares traded or 65.45% up from the average. Paycom Software, Inc.

Finance United Kingdom economy performs better than expected in Q4 2017
Author: 0 United Kingdom economy performs better than expected in Q4 2017

As a result, trade subtracted 1.13 percentage points from GDP growth last quarter, the most in a year, after adding 0.36 percentage point in the third quarter . "The boost to the economy at the end of the year came from a range of services including recruitment agencies, letting agents and office management", said Darren Morgan, head of GDP at the ONS.

Finance What We Can Learn From Japan's Crypto Hack
Author: 0 What We Can Learn From Japan's Crypto Hack

Coincheck has about 6 percent of yen-bitcoin trading, ranking fourth by market share on CryptoCompare. Coincheck personnel also told attendees that the only assets stolen were NEM tokens; that it intends to work on refunding stolen customer funds, at least in part , though it is not yet sure how it might do this; and that the exchange had not been using NEM's multi-signature smart contract, which could have enhanced security.

Finance Caterpillar, 3M earnings boost Dow to new record
Author: 0 Caterpillar, 3M earnings boost Dow to new record

The advance put the three main indexes on pace for their best four-week run since 2016. Shares of Intel Corp ( INTC.O ) jumped more than 10 percent and hit their highest level since October 2000 a day after the company reported quarterly results.

Finance Reports Claim Dutch Intelligence Watched Russian Spies Hack the DNC
Author: 0 Reports Claim Dutch Intelligence Watched Russian Spies Hack the DNC

The AIVD reportedly witnessed Russian hackers transferring thousands of emails and files from Democratic National Committee (DNC) servers and informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Western ally had previously hacked not only the Russians' computers, but also surveillance cameras inside their offices. The unnamed Western analysts were monitoring the hackers' maneuvers inside USA networks and even collected CCTV footage of those involved.

Finance Home Sales Sink in December
Author: 0 Home Sales Sink in December

New home sales data can be volatile from month to month. The median seasonally adjusted price of new homes sold in December reached a new all-time high, rising 0.7 percent from November to $331,400. Purchases of newly built single-family homes - a relatively narrow slice of all US home sales - decreased 9.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 625,000 in December, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Finance Oil prices continue to rise
Author: 0 Oil prices continue to rise

He theorized that a collapse in oil supplies in Venezuela , disruptions in Libya , and concerns over exports from Iran , have contributed to the current high prices and that "Today we no longer have an inventory cushion or a large spare capacity: we have a system which is very price sensitive and runs with no spare capacity".

Finance Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey Have Extra Limbs In Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue
Author: 0 Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey Have Extra Limbs In Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue

But it seems like someone forgot a few Photoshop edits before the cover went to press. While the 12 definitely looks extraordinaire, but it was suppose to be 13. "Cute #TIMESUP pin James Franco ", tweeted actress Violet Paley. She told her 2.1 million Twitter followers: "Well. But really, the only reason you're doing it is for the sheer joyful experience".

Finance Exchange Rate 'Volatility' Is 'Source of Uncertainty': Draghi
Author: 0 Exchange Rate 'Volatility' Is 'Source of Uncertainty': Draghi

The euro's recent jump poses a headache to policymakers, who are looking to end stimulus efforts now that the economy is picking up speed but are still faced with stubbornly low inflation . It later fell back when he said he saw "very few chances" for an interest rate hike this year. The bank says the purchases will run through September, and longer if needed.

Finance Wenger accepts Arsenal responsibility after Alexis misses drugs test
Author: 0 Wenger accepts Arsenal responsibility after Alexis misses drugs test

Mourinho promised to take a "strong team" to Yeovil, now 21st in League Two , but the United manager has made a decision to rest David De Gea, Paul Pogba, Phil Jones and Antonio Valencia. "Without a doubt, Mourinho sees this as one of the biggest challenges of his career - I don't think there is another challenge in Europe at the moment like this, chasing down Man City who are one of the best teams in world football".

Finance Facebook defends two-question fake news survey
Author: 0 Facebook defends two-question fake news survey

Earlier this month Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major change to the Newsfeed portion of Facebook . "Because space in News Feed is limited, showing more posts from friends and family and updates that spark conversation means we'll show less public content", Facebook officials said in a blog post on January 11.

Finance Kimberly-Clark to use savings from tax cuts to pay for layoffs
Author: 0 Kimberly-Clark to use savings from tax cuts to pay for layoffs

Pax World Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Kimberly Clark by 7.7% during the 2nd quarter. The institutional investor held 150,391 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.76M, up from 147,637 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Finance Tesla 'on Autopilot' slams into parked fire truck on California freeway
Author: 0 Tesla 'on Autopilot' slams into parked fire truck on California freeway

A Tesla Model S reportedly on " Autopilot " smashed into the back of a fire truck parked at a freeway accident scene Monday morning, authorities said. "Tesla gave a similar response at the time of the accident: "[Autpilot] is an assist feature that requires you to keep your hands on the steering wheel at all times...

Finance Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) To Release Earnings
Author: 0 Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) To Release Earnings

Comcast Corporation's revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter previous year. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in Comcast by 38.4% during the second quarter. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 0.74 and a quick ratio of 0.74. This would reduce the number of shares outstanding for Comcast Corporation , allow each existing shareholder to own a larger portion of the company.

Finance Capital support to help PSU banks raise fresh funds on better terms
Author: 0 Capital support to help PSU banks raise fresh funds on better terms

He said that the Public Sector Banks (PSBs) will get Rs 88,000 crore infusion from the Government, but they have to become more responsible as per the norms laid down by for them. However, the government, which aims to boost economic growth through investment in roads and other infrastructure avenues, is bound tighten allocation for other sectors considering sluggish growth and dip in revenue generation.

Finance India has arrived: Letter To BS on PM Modi's speech at Davos
Author: 0 India has arrived: Letter To BS on PM Modi's speech at Davos

They are erecting tariff and non-tariff barriers, threatening the global economic system and supply chains, he said. India has championed the cause of peace and unity. We are the children of Mother Earth. Such misplaced preferences can't be considered any lesser threat than terrorism or climate change . But I think there are three main challenges which pose biggest threat to the global community.

Finance Bank Of America's Poorest Customers To Be Charged For Checking
Author: 0 Bank Of America's Poorest Customers To Be Charged For Checking

But the elimination of Bank of America's free checking program will have a direct effect on many low-income customers. Bank of America moved all accounts under the free checking option to Core Checking, a version that requires customers to maintain a minimum daily balance of $1,500 or set up a monthly direct deposit of at least $250.

Finance European Commission Fines Qualcomm $1.2 Billion For Abusing Market Position
Author: 0 European Commission Fines Qualcomm $1.2 Billion For Abusing Market Position

The fine equals 4.9% of the 2017 turnover of Qualcomm, said the commission . She believes that this is illegal under European Union antitrust rules and that's why they have taken this decision. Qualcomm said the offer, which is potentially the largest tech sector takeover to date, "dramatically undervalued" the company. "We have a strong case for judicial review".

Finance Burger King trolls Ajit Pai with net neutrality ad
Author: 0 Burger King trolls Ajit Pai with net neutrality ad

Net neutrality is not a simple topic to understand. "Whopper neutrality was repealed ", a counter worker explains. To bring attention to the issue, Burger King released a almost 3-minute video that attempts to explain what exactly net neutrality is, and how people could be affected by the FCC's recent vote.