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Finance Burger King introduces Lucky Charms milkshake to menu
Author: 0 Burger King introduces Lucky Charms milkshake to menu

This Smart News Release features multimedia. "And now for the first time, we've partnered with Lucky Charms", says Alex Macedo, president, North America, for the BURGER KING brand. The BURGER KING® brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc. Fresh off the success (?) of their Froot Loops shake , Burger King is once again embarking on their secret mission to kill off anyone insane and/or idiotic enough to try their odd shake concoctions.

Finance US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea
Author: 0 US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

The University of Virginia student was medically evacuated from North Korea last week, more than a year after a court sentenced him to 15 years in prison with hard labor for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda banner. But North Korea has also consistently lobbied Washington for specific concessions that would need deep negotiations, something recent US administrations have been reluctant to pursue because of the North's weapons programs.

Author: 0 Cosby prosecutor fights release of juror names

It is not yet clear why jurors could not reach a verdict, or how close they came. But they did not ask to rehear Valliere's remarks or the testimony of the other prosecution expert witness, a toxicologist who said that Benadryl - the allergy medication Cosby says he gave Constand on the night of their sexual encounter - has been used by rapists, in other cases, to make victims sleepy and unable to resist.

Finance Farmers hopeful for 'pro-farmer' decision amid CM Chouhan's indefinite fast
Author: 0 Farmers hopeful for 'pro-farmer' decision amid CM Chouhan's indefinite fast

However, no protest, rally or demonstration will be allowed during the curfew relaxation period, including on Sunday when farmers have announced a protest, collector O P Srivastava said. "We are not going there for any protest or demonstration, we just wanted to meet the deceased farmers' family", she said. The chief minister had urged the farmers to maintain calm.

Finance Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
Author: 0 Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Uber's announcement comes on the heels of Lyft celebrating that its drivers have collectively earned more than $250 million in tips. Drivers in Seattle, Houston and Minneapolis will get to enable the feature first - but the company said it would roll it out across the United States by the end of next month.

Finance Ryan Pushing To Jump-Start Tax Reform
Author: 0 Ryan Pushing To Jump-Start Tax Reform

So, whether they're shopping online or at a local retailer, a BAT will be like a vast hidden sales tax that drives up the cost of purchases and forces retailers to cut costs, including jobs, in order to compete. With the hopes of unveiling the legislation by September, Ryan has been working with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chief Economic Advisor Gary Cohn to try and come to an agreement over the proposed tax reforms.

Author: 0 Punjab govt looking for investors to provide smart phones

The chief minister added that the state government arrived at this decision on the basis of an interim report by an expert group, which is headed by eminent economist T Haque. The new Congress government's first budget was touted to be tax-free and focused on reducing the state's debt burden while throwing in major incentives for employment, agriculture and real estate.

Finance Venezuela, US spar at OAS Mexico meeting
Author: 0 Venezuela, US spar at OAS Mexico meeting

David Smilde, a Tulane University professor who blogs on Venezuela for the Washington Office on Latin America, said that nothing the OAS is likely to suggest will be palatable to the Maduro government. "Venezuela recognizes nothing produced by this organization", she said. "This isn't an effort to impose a solution or intervene in Venezuela but to use the mechanism of the OAS to help what is clearly a gridlocked situation", Palmieri said.

Finance Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation
Author: 0 Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation

Jordan has reduced its diplomatic status with Qatar , giving the Qatari Ambassador in Amman just 48 hours to leave the country, reported Al-Arabiya . Qatar Airways has said that "passengers holding a confirmed Qatar Airways ticket to any of the four [affected] countries between 05 June 2017 - 06 July 2017 are permitted to rebook their flights up to 30 days after their current confirmed departure date, one time free of charge." They will also be eligible for a refund, however the service ...

Finance Amazon brings the dressing room to your house
Author: 0 Amazon brings the dressing room to your house

The move will change customer expectations around the purchase of clothing and accessories the way it did when it comes to free, fast shipping. You can also schedule free pick-up of the return box at your home address for no additional charge.

Author: 0 UK Fraud Office charges Barclays over Qatar fund-raising

Mr Varley, former senior investment banker Roger Jenkins, Thomas Kalaris, a former chief executive of Barclays' wealth division, and Richard Boath , the ex-European head of financial institutions, have all been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in the June 2008 capital raising.

Finance Brexit negotiations begin as chief EU, Britain negotiators underline constructive attitude
Author: 0 Brexit negotiations begin as chief EU, Britain negotiators underline constructive attitude

German federal elections could see Angela Merkel replaced as Chancellor by former European Parliament president and staunch federalist Martin Schulz, who once called for the creation of a "genuine European government". Mr Davis warned: "These talks will be hard at points but we will be approaching them in a constructive way". International Trade Minister Liam Fox will travel to Washington on June 19 to explore new trade ties - although no formal negotiations are possible until Britain ...

Finance Trump derails infrastructure speech to whine about Democrats obstructing his agenda
Author: 0 Trump derails infrastructure speech to whine about Democrats obstructing his agenda

Trump will also propose grants for rural areas to fix crumbling bridges, roads and waterways, a White House official said, and more control for cities and states to do the work they feel needs to get done. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, inland waterways support upwards of 270,000 jobs and $30.9 billion in annual economic activity.

Finance Airline passenger group says no to airline control of FAA
Author: 0 Airline passenger group says no to airline control of FAA

Bush at times supported the concept - without success. He said the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ), which now tracks air traffic is outdated and inefficient. Privatization advocates argue that spinning off air traffic control into a non-government entity would allow for a more efficient system and rapid, cost-effective improvements of technology, in part by avoiding the government procurement process.

Author: 0 Qatar Crisis Mediators Expect Saudi, UAE Proposals Soon

Saudi Arabia , the U.A.E. and Bahrain severed ties and transportation links with Qatar last week, in an unprecedented move created to punish it for supporting extremist groups in the region as well as its close relationship with Iran . "We ask Qatar , and other nations in the region to do more and do it faster". Gargash tweeted Qatar's reputation has been damaged and said it is important that Doha makes a U-turn before it's too late.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner speaks at tech event

The government has more than 6,000 data centers and spends $86 billion a year on technology, figures that are "orders of magnitude" higher than the private-market equivalents, Liddell said. Kushner kicked off the White House "Technology Week" as part of the administration's ongoing efforts to make progress on campaign promises. Intel unveiled plans at the Oval Office in February to invest more than $7 billion in an Arizona factory, a move that Trump portrayed as a win for US workers.

Finance London fire: 58 missing, presumed dead
Author: 0 London fire: 58 missing, presumed dead

The move follows Theresa May announcement of a £5 million fund to help residents of the tower following a visit to Chelsea and Westminster hospital. "The response of the emergency services, National Health Service, and the community has been heroic", Ms May said in a statement . She told BBC One's Sunday Politics: "We are still hearing stories of people not being allocated properly".

Author: 0 Sensex up 62 points as Asian shares hit near 2-year high

Among BSE sectoral indices, consumer durables index was the star-performer and was up 1.31 per cent, followed by IT 0.82 per cent, TECk 0.74 per cent and capital goods 0.51 per cent. The NSE 50-share Nifty was higher by 10.20 points, or 0.11 percent, to 9,667.75 at 1201 hours. The US stocks rose on Monday, with both Dow and the S&P 500 climbing to new record closing highs.

Finance Scalise undergoes more surgery and will require 'additional operations'
Author: 0 Scalise undergoes more surgery and will require 'additional operations'

It's a tradition dating back to 1909. The game was for healing. Aguilar plays outfield for the Democratic team; before the shooting , Scalise was slated to play second base for the Republicans . Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting , eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Va., made a decision to come to the game for the first time .

Author: 0 Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open

American Chez Reavie also scored 65 on a day when Erin Hills failed for the most part to bare its fangs. "It was a good display, all my own fault, but a good display of what can happen if you get out of position on this golf course", he said.

Author: 0 Stifel Nicolaus Increases Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Price Target to $125.00

The stock boasts a consensus analyst "Buy" rating with the consensus recommendation standing at 2.20. Panmure Gordon maintained Hansard Global plc (LON:HSD) on Thursday, January 19 with "Buy" rating. Clovis Oncology, Inc . ( CLVS ) now trades with a market capitalization of $2.67 Billion. Rice Hall James & Assoc Ltd Llc holds 104,308 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio.

Finance Subrata Roy gets 10-day reprieve to pay Rs 709 cr
Author: 0 Subrata Roy gets 10-day reprieve to pay Rs 709 cr

The court extended time till July 4 for the payment of Rs 709.82 crore, as Sibal appearing for Roy, urged the court to give them time of ten working days so that Rs 619 crore that they would be getting from the sale of Sahara stakes in Grosvenor House Hotel are remitted to SEBI Sahara Refund Account.

Author: 0 Pakistan a serious contender for 2019 World Cup, feels Afridi

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. A highly motivated Pakistan crushed their arch-rivals India by 180 runs to lift their first-ever ICC Champions Trophy at the Oval .

Finance Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying
Author: 0 Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying

Scott, then, was refused entry to Victory Lane, as officials feared a riot would ensue if the young trophy girl, a white woman, were to give Scott, the victor, a smooch on the cheek, or even a warm embrace, as she presented the trophy. He also was second in the All-Star race, which doesn't count in the standings. That's a Herculean style advantage on the field at this point in the year.

Finance Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to "serious"

Republicans and Democrats have shown they can engage in a spirited rivalry without rancor - at least on the ballfield. Many on the Republican side were fresh from the horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier. The game at Nationals Park, Washington DC, carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Republican Mr Scalise, 51, and the determination to answer the attack by coming together in sport.

Finance And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit
Author: 0 And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

At a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Luxembourg he said: "The most important thing for us is to look to the horizon, raise our eyes to the horizon". The first round of formal negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will begin on June 19 , it has been confirmed. Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, he said: "It has to be a practical solution, I think 90 per cent of MPs have been voted in on a pro-Brexit ticket so it's just a question really of what ...

Finance Dollar steady after soft U.S. data, Fed's Dudley awaited for cues
Author: 0 Dollar steady after soft U.S. data, Fed's Dudley awaited for cues

The US dollar was one of the best performing major currencies after receiving a boost from some hawkish comments from New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley . The trade-weighted index fell to 77.85 from 78.22. It declined to 64.82 euro cents from 65.01 cents yesterday following French President Emmanuel Macron's parliamentary victory over the weekend and decreased to 56.74 British pence from 56.96 pence yesterday.

Finance Crude Dips In Asia With Qatar, API Estimates In Focus
Author: 0 Crude Dips In Asia With Qatar, API Estimates In Focus

USA crude imports rose last week by 1.102 million barrels per day. "If we get another drop in USA inventory levels, we might begin to see the emergence of some confidence that 1.8 million barrel cuts will tighten inventories", said Gene McGillian, manager of market research at Tradition Energy in Stamford, Connecticut.

Author: 0 Greece hoping to finally secure long-term debt relief deal

This time it was more about German politics and the insistence on an International Monetary Fund financial contribution while being reluctant to agree up-front the commitments on debt relief that the International Monetary Fund thinks essential to make the Greek finances sustainable.

Author: 0 Verizon makes Oath after completing Yahoo deal

With the acquisition brings a new management team under Armstrong's leadership, while Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's five-year tenure comes to an end. Yahoo said on its Twitter feed. Verizon Communications is the leading wireless operator in the United States of America and plans to merge Yahoo! with AOL to form a new business called Oath.

Author: 0 Active Runner in Focus: Country Garden Holdings Company Ltd

The stock decreased 5.69% or $0.12 on June 16, reaching $1.99. (NYSE:TYL) has risen 17.20% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.67% the S&P500. Berenberg maintained the shares of PETS in report on Friday, October 2 with "Buy" rating. Barclays Capital maintained FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) rating on Wednesday, February 3.

Finance Moody's downgrades Australia's top banks over housing risk
Author: 0 Moody's downgrades Australia's top banks over housing risk

Moody' says it dropped its view, as Australia's credit conditions have deteriorated. Moody's cited high levels of debt and rapid credit expansion in the context of nominal wage growth had forced its hand, increasing the sensitivity of household expenditure and therefore the banking sector's exposure to a potential shock.

Author: 0 ESPN's coverage of Pacquiao vs. Horn a rare treat for boxing fans

The fight against Horn marks the 38-year-old Pacquiao's (59-6-2, 38 KOs) first defense of the welterweight title he reclaimed in a unanimous-decision win over Jessie Vargas in November. "By the time the team gets there, everything should be in place", said Koncz, who is also arranging that the hotel Pacquiao is calling home for about ten days will cater to his culinary needs.

Finance Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

Sagakkara also said that India's chase was off-colour right from the start and felt that the Indian batsmen played on the backfoot. Pakistan, who were ranked No.8 team in the world and never really had a chance of winning, scripted a remarkable turnaround in the tournament to prove the critics wrong.

Author: 0 Police Release Images Of London Attacker's Fake Explosive Belts

They believe there are many other witnesses who have yet to speak to police, and urge them to come forward. The three attackers killed eight members of the public and injured over 40 people before being shot by the police on June 3. Officers from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Territorial Support Group, arrested at an address in Barking, east London , on Sunday.

Author: 0 Boeing launches 737 MAX 10 with 240 orders, commitments

Boeing unveiled 737 MAX 10, a new model of its best-selling 737 aircraft, at the 52nd International Paris Air Show on Monday, injecting life into a faltering civil aviation market . "The additional 20 737 MAX 8s and capacity provided by these 20 new 737 MAX 10s will allow SpiceJet to offer even more passengers their award-winning on-board experience, while the airplane's greater efficiency will keep SpiceJet profitable".

Author: 0 Kuwait's ALAFCO orders 20 Boeing 737 Max 8s worth $2.2bn

Given the importance of the Boeing 737 to Boeing's business, the Boeing 737 MAX 10 is a welcome addition to the MAX family and I am expecting more airlines to convert and expand orders for the MAX 10. Analysts said one unknown quantity is how numerous MAX 10 orders may merely be replacing previous orders for other variants as Boeing rejigs its medium-haul portfolio.

Finance Arlene Foster's DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns
Author: 0 Arlene Foster's DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns

Mr Coveney, who was taking part in the latest talks initiative in Belfast for the first time since his appointment last week, said he believed all five parties were up for making a deal. "I have been assured by Arlene Foster that that is not going to be the case and they are fighting for a deal that is good for Northern Ireland and good for everybody", he said.

Author: 0 Britain says will be 'positive and constructive' in Brexit talks

The publication of the letter coincides with the start of Brexit negotiations in Brussels today, led by Brexit secretary David Davis . The Brexit Secretary acknowledged there would be "challenging times ahead" as he met the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier for the formal start of the talks.