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This single-character message can crash WhatsApp on iPhones

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Apple says it is readying a fix for an issue that can cause its messaging app to crash when it receives a certain character in Telugu , a language used in parts of India. This is the latest in a string of annoying iOS bugs. BlackRock Inc. now owns 319,715,585 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $54,105,468,000 after buying an additional 3,048,055 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Ram trucks recalled to fix problem with gear shifters

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The recall affects certain 2017-18 models of the Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups, 2017-18 Ram 3500 , 4500 and 5500 chassis cab trucks and 2017-18 Ram 3500 chassis cabs with a gross vehicle weight rating of less than 10,000 pounds. The company will schedule service to fix affected trucks. "If overheating occurs, a vehicle's shifter may be repositioned without brake-pedal application, or the presence of a key in the ignition", Fiat Chrysler said in a news release. Read More »

Chicago Equity Partners LLC Sells 496405 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Fundsmith Llp who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $708.38B market cap company. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $92.66, up from yesterday's close by 2.04%. Los Angeles Cap Mngmt & Equity Research holds 0.06% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) or 767,874 shares. Dumont Blake Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Corp reported 46,422 shares stake. Read More »

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Shares Bought by Zions Bancorporation

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The company has market cap of $1.78 billion. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $44.98. About 5.21 million shares traded or 6.49% up from the average. Zacks upgraded Citizens Financial Group, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by BMO Capital Markets. Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $5.80 million activity. Read More »

Zoomcar raises $40 million in Series C funding round

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With respect to electric collaborations, Zoomcar recently launched E2O-plus vehicles across Mysore, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad. "In the coming months, Zoomcar expects to add another 500 Mahindra E2Os across 20 cities pan-India", Zoomcar said in a statement. Read More »

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Lifted to "Buy" at Vetr

The stock decreased 6.22% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $14.47. Greenlight Capital Inc bought 3.60 million shares as the company's stock declined 4.86% while stock markets rallied. Philadelphia Tru holds 0.08% or 10,115 shares. Walt Disney Co now has $160.19 billion valuation. Tdam Usa Inc, which manages about $16.26 billion and $1.70B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Us Bancorp Del (NYSE:USB) by 69,029 shares to 252,391 shares, valued at $13.53M in 2017Q3, ... Read More »

Broward Sheriff: His office got 20 calls about suspect

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The massacre has raised concerns about potential lapses in school security and stirred the ongoing US debate pitting proponents of tougher restrictions on firearms against advocates for gun rights, which are protected by the US Constitution's Second Amendment. Read More »

Public Protector's ABSA Report Struck Down By Court

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The judge said Mkhwebane clearly made findings and conclusions in her report and subsequent remedial action, which by no means could be regarded as mere recommendations. The final nail in the coffin was when she was ordered to pay 15% of these costs in her personal capacity. The SARB also sought a declaratory order saying that Mkhwebane had abused her powers with the report. Read More »

Winn-Dixie and Tops Grocery Owners Said to Prepare for Bankruptcy

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Two supermarket chains in the US are readying filings for bankruptcy said sources with knowledge of this matter, another sign of mounting pressures across the grocery industry. They have been talking with creditors for about a year now, hoping for a debt-to-equity swap, as well as alternatives such as asset sales, reports Bloomberg News. Read More »

Nirav Modi case: CBI arrests PNB's ex-Deputy Manager, two others

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Along with Gokulnath Shetty the police arrested Hemant Bhat, who was the authorized signatory of Neerav Modi companies. "They will be produced in a special court some time later today", a CBI spokesman told AFP, on condition of anonymity. Lenders - including the SBI chairman - had earlier said that they were not at all anxious about their loans as their exposure was to PNB. Shetty's arrest marks the first major arrest in the PNB scam. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn makes her Olympic return

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Asked whether her snowbaording prowess helped her before her gold-medal run, she said: "For today I took confidence from snowboarding". The hate tweets prompted United States soccer star Julie Foudy to write on Twitter: "I just spent last 20 min's reading thru tweets directed at @lindseyvonn". Read More »

Airline Employee Saves Young Girls from Alleged Sex Trafficking Plot

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The two girls flew home with their parents on that Thursday. The girls didn't have IDs, they were minors and traveling alone, their tickets were for very expensive seats in first class, and there was a problem with the credit card. "In my opinion, what was going to happen was they were going to go back to NY and become victims of sex trafficking". "They were somewhat flippant saying that no, that can't be true and I said, 'No, the airline says you have a one-way ticket, ' and I said 'It's my ... Read More »

Morgan Stanley Increases Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Price Target to $33.00

Warren Averett Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $209.57B market cap company. (P) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.06 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.08. Finally, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. Read More »

PNB reassures investors as police widen probe

Over last few days risks have got exacerbated following fraud reported by the country's second-largest lender (PNB) pertaining to Letter of Undertaking (LoUs) issued in favour of three diamond companies run by Nirav Modi. TV Station NDTV reported Modi, whose high-end jewellery has been worn by Hollywood stars including Kate Winslet and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, was at a suite in a hotel in NY, citing household staff who answered the door. Read More »

Trump calls Florida massacre a 'scene of awful violence, hatred and evil'

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He has focused on treatment of mental illness. The suspect, identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , is in custody and charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder . "This can not continue", Mr. Sessions told a gathering of county sheriffs in Washington. - December 2012, Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting kills 26, including 20 first-graders: The following day, Trump tweets: "A awful day for Newtown, CT and our country yesterday". Read More »

MEA suspends passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi

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Thursday said it will honour its "bonafide commitments" but stopped short of accepting the entire liability of the almost Rs11,400 crore fraud, pointing out that the matter is under investigation. "Who is responsible?" he had asked. "But because Prime Minister Modi is popular among the public, therefore, the Congress wants to connect it to him somehow". Read More »

LLC Sells 2465 Shares of Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB)

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LLC's holdings in Campbell Soup were worth $384,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of Campbell Soup in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Read More »

Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug

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The station, which commissioned a lab specializing in food testing for contaminants, also tested around two dozen other brands over several months, but there were no significant findings. Efforts are now focused on how the pentobarbital got into the Gravy Train samples, with the FDA jumping into the investigation; the AP notes a supplier that provides one of the brand's lesser ingredients is being looked at. Read More »

Checking the Overall Picture for The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)

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Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares cut their price objective on Kraft Heinz from $83.00 to $80.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Trading volume for The Kraft Heinz Company was 7.41 Million in its previous trading session. Last year, Kraft Heinz's $143 billion bid for Unilever was rejected, leaving many investors in anticipation of the next attempt at a major deal. Read More »

The SEC Just Blocked the Chinese Takeover of a US Stock Exchange

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Lawmakers in the U.S from both sides harshly criticized the deal through joint letters sent to the SEC, saying that it would allow the government of China to have access to the financial markets of the USA and questioned the ability of the SEC to monitor and regulate foreign owners. Read More »

US Commerce Secretary recommends steep import curbs to steel, aluminum

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For aluminum, Ross recommended a tariff of 7.7% on imports from all countries, or a tariff of 23.6% on imports from five specific aluminum exporters, again including China and Russian Federation. Other countries would be subject to a quota limiting their tariff-free access to their 2017 steel exports to the United States. Ross recommended an across-the-board tariff of 24% on imports from all countries, or tariffs of at least 53% on imports from 12 countries in particular, including China ... Read More »

Cleaning products and perfumes 'big source of air pollution'

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In the case of one type of pollution - tiny particles that can damage people's lungs - particle-forming emissions from chemical products are about twice as high as those from the transportation sector, the team found. You wear perfume or use scented products so that you or your neighbour can enjoy the aroma. "You don't do this with gasoline", the HuffPo UK summarized . Read More »

Hot Performer of the day: Gulfport Energy Corp. (GPOR)

About 5.18M shares traded or 25.22% up from the average. HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.08% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.36% the S&P500. Arbiter Partners Capital Management Llc sold 109,510 shares as Devon Energy Corp (DVN)'s stock declined 13.09%. Qs Invsts Limited Company stated it has 14,500 shares. Read More »

Do You Own Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) Shares?

About 463,868 shares traded. WNS (NYSE:WNS) has risen 16.94% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.60% the S&P500. Tb Alternative Assets Ltd decreased its stake in New Oriental Educatio (EDU) by 5.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »