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Kachikwu, Baru appear before senate committee over petrol scarcity

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The source said that: "The discussion is how to make the fuel available nationwide". Everything has been working well. NNPC has been managing it properly and suddenly there was this gap. So we need to do better planning obviously in terms of foreseeing this and trying to provide for this. "All these and more will be in the communique that will be released soon", a source who sought anonymity, said. Read More »

Roku branching out from TVs to smart assistants and systems

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The announcement goes hand-in-hand with Roku's new home entertainment licensing program, which will allow OEM brands to build soundbars, smart speakers , surround sound, and multi-room audio systems using Roku Connect software. Roku also has integrated TV deals in place with several companies, including RCA, Element Electronics, Hitachi America, Sharp, Insignia (Best Buy's in-house brand), Hisense, and Funai Electric. Read More »

Rite Aid posts 3Q profit

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Rite Aid Corp (NYSE: RAD ) shares traded on -1.42% below secure line and closed at $2.08. This nets out to a decrease of 16.3 million shares and is another bearish sign for RAD . The company was maintained on Friday, May 27 by Citigroup. Furthermore on 9/12/17 Loop Capital "Initiates Coverage On" the stock to Hold at $2.5. The company was maintained on Friday, March 24 by Wells Fargo. Read More »

Donald Trump's attitude towards Pakistan more realistic than recent US Presidents

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Following the meeting, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif offered to pay for Trump to carry out an audit on his claim that Pakistan had received $33 billion in USA aid over the past 15 years. However, the Obama administration did not pay much attention to General Kayani's advice and continued with its massive waste of blood and treasure in Afghanistan. Read More »

Intraday Mover - TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD)

Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership who had been investing in Td Ameritrade Hldg Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $29.53B market cap company. The company was downgraded on Monday, September 28 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Wood on Wednesday, October 7 with "Outperform". The stock of Epizyme, Inc. Read More »

Amazon's blended-reality mirror shows you wearing virtual clothes in virtual locales

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Presumably, it'd be tied to some form of Amazon retail system, letting users buy "the look" being trialled, too. Amazon's latest patent hints at what it might be like to get dressed in the future. Patent and Trademark Office explains . As per the patent, the mirror functions by, first of all, scrutinizing the real-world environment for developing a virtual model of the user. Read More »

36 million yen winning bid in last Tsukiji New Year auction

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Kiyomura Corp., operator of the Sushizanmai restaurant chain, which had won the market's New Year early morning auction for six straight years until last year, paid 30.40 million yen for a 190-kilogram bluefin tuna caught off Oma. Tuna fish brokers check the quality of frozen bluefin tuna in the final year-opening auction at Tsukiji Market in Tokyo , Japan, 05 January 2018. Stalls at the auction are laden with exotic species of fish and fresh sushi. Read More »

FCC Chair Ajit Pai cancels his CES appearance days before show

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai reportedly canceled an appearance at a tech event over death threats. While Pai did not offer a reason for the cancellation and his office declined to offer any explanation, some commentators went " out on a limb " and suggested that the FCC chair bailed on the conference because " he would've gotten a lot of pointed questions ". Read More »

Jobs threat as Debenhams issues profit warning

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Marks and Spencer fell to the bottom of the index, down 2.6% at 312.3p, as Debenhams' warning sparked jitters for the retail sector. "Ongoing structural challenges, a soft consumer environment, rising costs and increasing capital expenditure demands make for a hard outlook, in our view", Liberum said as it repeated a "sell" rating and cut its target price to 25p from 40p. Read More »

IndiGo Airlines reprimanded by House panel in passenger assault case

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Majority of the panel's members were of the opinion that the attitude of the airline staff was condescending, unco-operative and sometimes, downright rude. Unlike the claims of airline companies, it has been found that these companies, especially the low-priced air carrier such as Indigo, the condition of their check-in counter was in bad shape. Read More »

Unilever to close UK Colman's mustard factory

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Some of the production of Colman's products will move to a Unilever factory in Germany, with other goods being made in the Midlands town of Burton upon Trent. "That will ensure that we continue to source and grow our mint and mustard here locally, which we've done for generations". "We recognise that these proposals will be hard news for our Norwich employees, their families, and the whole community in Norwich". Read More »

People Are Stockpiling IRN-BRU As The Sugar Tax Looms

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The petition, started by Ryan Allen , adds: "It is a national treasure in Scotland and really is part of our culture with its unique taste, branding and marketing". A can of Irn Bru today has just under 140 calories and in the future will have around 65 calories. A staple of early morning school bus journeys and Saturday morning hangovers, Irn Bru has played a key role in British history since its introduction in 1901. Read More »

Creagh committee proposes 25p coffee cup levy

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In the United Kingdom 2.5bn takeaway coffee cups are used and thrown away each year - enough to stretch around the world five-and-a-half-times. Disposable cups can not be recycled by the normal systems because they are made from cardboard with a tightly bonded polyethylene liner, which is hard to remove, and means they are not accepted by paper mills. Read More »

Weak consumer confidence hits United Kingdom vehicle sales

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November hit diesel hardest, however, with Philip Hammond's confusing Budget statement suggesting that the cleanest new diesels would be hit hardest with a sales tax in the future. Mr Street said he thought clean air zone proposals would "probably lead to" increasing taxes for polluting vehicles, but said: "It mustn't be blunt because that doesn't reflect the science and it's not also fair to consumers". Read More »

N-Out's Rare New Menu Addition: Hot Cocoa

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It also comes topped with mini-marshmallows, though you can get that on the side if you like dipping them in yourself. Snyder's "special for kids" statement actually hints at another hot cocoa perk: According to Eater San Francisco , kids under the age of 12 can receive a free hot chocolate whenever it rains. Read More »

Gander Outdoors to reopen four more stores in Minnesota, including Forest Lake

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Gander Outdoors and Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis announced Wednesday that the Niles location of the former Gander Mountain is on the list of stores that will open this spring under the Gander Outdoor name. "This is a list that we feel is very solid and ready to go", Lemonis said in the video. Camping World , a company that sells recreational vehicle products, purchased Gander Mountain and its boating business, in May 2017. Read More »

AT&T Promises a Dozen Mobile 5G Markets in 2018

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As far as concerns its, Verizon reported plans late previous year to offer business 5G benefit in Sacramento and two to five other USA markets in 2018. AT&T , however, is light on details. This isn't a marketing stunt like the one AT&T pulled a year ago with its '5G Evolution' nomenclature; the company now intends to launch true mobile 5G, according to PCMag's Lead Mobile Analyst Sascha Segan. Read More »

China's Baidu Ties Up With BlackBerry For Self-Driving Vehicle Software

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Although it's best-known for its failed smartphone arm, BlackBerry has long maintained the QNX automotive division, which for a number of years has offered a secure operating system for in-car entertainment. Its efforts have, so far, paid off, with American company Autonomoustuff managing to use Apollo 1.0 to add autonomous capabilities to a vehicle in just three days, capabilities which proved sufficient to allow the auto drive itself around a track repeatedly. Read More »

Ethereum hits all-time high of $1000

The surges came as 2017's darling, bitcoin , continues to vacillate up and down. Also, we are seeing more and more regulators sit up and take notice of the bitcoin industry, more than any other industry and this has added the pressure on the speculators who had been one of the main reasons for the prices to continue to move higher despite various challenges that the bitcoin market has been facing over the last 6 months. Read More »

Philip Morris International Decides to Quit Smoking

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Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $10.59 million activity. (NYSE:PM) by 6.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock of Fidelity D & D Bancorp, Inc. Bank of America has "Neutral" rating and $96 target. As per Thursday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital. Read More »

Tesla Model 3 deliveries fall short, production target delayed again

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In the quarter's last seven "working days", Tesla produced 793 Model 3 cars , while "in the last few day" of the quarter, the run rate on each manufacturing line "extrapolates to over 1,000 Model 3" cars weekly. There have been numerous reports indicating that a large number of the Model 3 sedans rolling out of Fremont must be set aside for rework before they can be delivered to customers. Read More »

Commercial aviation enjoys safest year

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Kiwis can rejoice and travel easily as Air New Zealand have made it to the top 20 list of safest airlines for 2018. Just two USA airlines were included in the top 20. Germany's Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) does likewise , and it is Cathay Pacific that now takes the crown, ahead of Air New Zealand , Hainan Airlines, Qatar Airways and KLM . Read More »

Kmart stores in Helena, Butte will close in April

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According to the company the store will close in early April. Sears Holdings Corp. will be closing over 100 more stores as the struggling department store chain tries to turn around its business. Sears Holdings called the locations unprofitable in its release. 250 stores announced a year ago. The Sears located in the Bangor Mall is closing later this year. Read More »

Macy's cutting 5000 jobs; plans more store closings

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About this same time a year ago, Macy's posted disappointing holiday sales and simultaneously released the locations of more than 60 stores it planned to close in 2017. Other department store operators also tumbled, with J.C. Penney Co Inc ( JCP.N ) and Sears Holdings ( SHLD.O ) each down 7 percent and Kohl's Corp ( KSS.N ) down 5 percent. Read More »

Australia legalizes medicinal cannabis exports

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Those regulations will undergo changes, a move that seeks to create a larger market for medicines produced here. The medicinal cannabis industry in Australia is now limited, but it's expected this move will see it expand significantly. AusCann managing director Elaine Darby described the decision as a win for Australian companies and patients. He maintained that the sector is supportive of that and cited a "progressive increase" in prescriptions. Read More »