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Tall, wooden skyscraper to be built in Japan by 2041

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Ten percent of the tower will be made of steel, alongside nearly 200,000 cubic metres of indigenous wood - the interior will be made entirely of wood with enough space for around 8,000 homes, and there will also be shops and office space. collaborated in the design of this building. W350 is by no means the first wooden skyscraper, with the current wooden height record going to the Brock Commons Tallwood House student accommodation in Vancouver. Read More »

Renault Zoe arrives with feistier engine to keep European EV supremacy

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The new 80kW R110 electric motor is 12kW - or to put it another way 16hp - more powerful than its predecessor despite being the same size, improving the Zoe's high-speed acceleration. Sales of the Zoe have been increasing rapidly, mirroring the increased appetite for alternatively fuelled vehicles across the new auto market. As well as dropping in a more powerful electric motor, Renault has also fitted the 2018 Zoe with R-LINK Evolution, which means you'll be able to use Android Apps on ... Read More »

Walmart profit drops, online sales growth slows in Christmas quarter

The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $121.85. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. About 158,687 shares traded. On Friday, December 15 BAGLIVO MARY sold $267,990 worth of PVH Corp. The insider MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R sold 7,350 shares worth $249,900. Read More »

A comprehensive list of Elon Musk businesses

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In a development that might mark a significant moment for the Hyperloop Movement, it has come to light that the Washington D.C. government has given The Boring Company , Elon's company working on its Hyperloop project , permission to start digging in a small fenced-off parking lot of the city. Read More »

HSBC earns profit of $17.2bn in 2017

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HSBC today announced a pre-tax profit of 17.2 billion Dollars in 2017, compared to 7.1 billion USD an year earlier. Ghose said that he believed the market had expected HSBC to buy back a further US$3 billion of shares this year. He was also awarded £4m worth of shares in a long term incentive plan, in a year that also saw an 8.8% rise in the bank's total variable bonus pool, HSBC said in its annual report published today. Read More »

Lucky Charms Introduces Unicorn Marshmallow

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In 2017, the company gave away 10,000 boxes of cereal containing only the marshmallows from Lucky Charms, which is a fantasy fulfillment for many sweet-toothed individuals. In recent years, General Mills has taken some strides to excite customers in new ways about their products. He continued: "That's why, after 10 years, we made a decision to introduce a new charm with the help of the keepers of magic themselves - kids". Read More »

South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at Home

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The state news agency Yonhap reported that Jung had been under enormous pressure since late past year, when he was put in charge of coordinating the opinions of various ministries on the regulation of cryptocurrencies. South Korea is the biggest market for the Cryptocurrencies across the world. A South Korean government official who helped regulatory efforts to limit cryptocurrency speculation has died, according to multiple reports. Read More »

PNB fraud: Banks continue dropping as fraud impact widens

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The CBI yesterday started an intensive search operation at the Brady road branch of PNB in Mumbai , which is at the centre of a colossal banking fraud involving billionaire jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. Three people have been arrested on suspicion of helping Mr Modi, who is understood to have left India last month. He said attempts are being made to dilute the magnitude of the fraud as "one bank one branch two employees fraud". Read More »

Crude oil futures rise Rs 61 a barrel on global cues

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In its weekly "economic commentary", QNB Group noted the Brent oil price has proven to be volatile over the past 10 days. An excess of oil held in storage has fallen significantly in the past year to stand 74 million barrels above the five-year average due in part to an OPEC-led deal to cut output, OPEC's head of research said on Tuesday. Read More »

Volkswagen ID Vizzion Concept Gives Glimpses Of Tesla Model S RivaL

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LONDON - February 20, 2018: The I.D. Over the a year ago, Volkswagen has been unveiling a series of electric vehicle concepts that serve as the basis of its new generation of production electric vehicles coming in 2020. Inside the I.D. VIZZION, engineers have systematically exploited the potentials of autonomous driving. There are two motors mounted on each axle that lend the vehicle an all-wheel-drive setup. Read More »

Friends Say Missing Uber and Lyft Driver Found Alive

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Thiede was last seen near the 1000 block of Wilshire Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles and was driving a 2014 black Nissan Altima with the license plate number of 7CSD450. He had been in the Los Angeles area since college, she said. "Very hopeful, actually", said friend Yokeena Jamar. His mother Janet said Joshua's key fob shows he last left his apartment on the evening of Sunday, Feb. Read More »

Tax preparer and refund fraud increases

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The IRS does not call anyone", she says, "So when you here some of those phone scams going around saying the IRS called. saying [you] owe them money or the Federal Bureau of Investigation is coming after [you]-those are all completely fraudulent. Read More »

African fashion on display at early 'Black Panther' shows

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The film, meanwhile, has been praised by critics for its representation of race and gender and the positive image it presents of Africa. The all-star cast of " Black Panther " includes Chadwick Boseman , Michael B. Black Panther has been shot by the first woman to have been nominated for a Best Cinematography Oscar, Rachel Morrison. And in summer 2017, filmmaker Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman , featuring a female protagonist, became the highest-grossing live-action film from a female ... Read More »

Carnival plc (CUK) Director Richard Glasier Sells 4234 Shares

Platinum Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Carnival Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $49.22 billion market cap company. The firm has "Hold" rating by J.P. Morgan given on Tuesday, December 19. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Hold" on Friday, November 6. Robert W. Read More »

Medicaid expansion talk gives us hope for Virginia leadership

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While the humanitarian argument that providing necessary healthcare to those in need is a necessary function of society and perhaps even a human right would be more palatable, after seeing Medicaid expansion blocked year after year with zero Republican support we will take any reasons Republicans want to give for making progress happen. Read More »

Canadian National Railway (TSE:CNR) PT Lowered to C$115.00 at Desjardins

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It has outperformed by 42.51% the S&P500. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Canadian Natl Ry Co ( CNI ) by 4.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Wednesday, January 27 the stock rating was upgraded by First Analysis to "Overweight". The company was initiated on Wednesday, October 26 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Andover's KFC branch closed due to delivery issues, according to company

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The glitch came just four months after the courier company vowed to "set a new delivery standard" as it was awarded the KFC delivery contract. And then the KFC fiasco began. The fast food outlet has had a bit of a nightmare over the weekend, with a change in delivery partner causing serious problems for a number of their restaurants. Read More »

India State Banks Reveal Exposure in Billion-Dollar Fraud Case

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It is quite clear by now that the huge bank fraud was a result of a series of massive financial bungling involving the bank staff, auditors and those tasked with looking into such scams orchestrated by the banks because they all failed to expose this Rs 114 billion ($1.8 billion) fraud that was in the making since 2011. Read More »

Aussie cruise nightmare as mass brawls break out

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Carnival Cruise Line said it was offering guests a 25 per cent future cruise credit as a "goodwill gesture". Other reports said the group had been terrorising other passengers for days. The group was taken ashore and then to Canberra where they made other travel arrangements, NSW Police said. Another, Jarrah Boliltho, said, "They (members of the family group) were roaming the decks just looking to pick on any Aussie they could find". Read More »

Under Analyst's Radar: Dryships Inc (DRYS) and Cloud Peak Energy Inc (CLD)

BTIG Research has "Buy" rating and $3300 target. Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has risen 29.21% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Wednesday, January 17 by Barrington Research. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 27. Read More »

PNB's ₹11400-cr scam rattles jewellery stocks

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Following the $1.8 billion fraud detected by the Punjab National Bank (PNB), stocks of jewellery company Gitanjali Gems on Friday plunged nearly 20 per cent - hitting its lower circuit - while PNB's shares closed over 2 per cent lower. Rajesh Exports shares fell 1.34% to a low of Rs808.70 on BSE. The scrip has tanked 40 per cent during February 12-16. Rs 3,800 crore gone in a day! "Mehul Choksi tricked me of Rs 60 crore and took Rs 9872 crore wrongfully from banks", included Jadeja. Read More »

Indian Government Drops Idea Of EV Policy

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Interestingly, in the recently concluded Auto Expo 2018, apart from automotive giants like Mahindra and Mahindra, Toyota , Tata Motors and Maruti Suzuki , several smaller companies and startups also presented their electric mobility solutions. Read More »

IShares MSCI Canada (EWC) Declines 0.46% for Feb 17

The indicator is non-directional meaning that it gauges trend strength whether the stock price is trending higher or lower. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.7151945923409 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Read More »

David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Inc Opened Huge Cnx Resources Corp Position

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 10 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) on Thursday, January 25 with "Buy" rating. lifted its holdings in shares of CNX Resources by 11.6% in the 3rd quarter. Price to sales ratio was 2.16 while Price to sales book ratio stands at 0.76. Read More »

Juan Mata is Up for VAR, Despite System Disallowing His Goal

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Spectators of the FA Cup tie between Manchester United and Huddersfield Town were treated to a weird spectacle. He came off the bench in the 3-2 win over City, and scored in his next game - a 3-0 win over Bolton at Old Trafford. Ashley Young found Mata with a smart low pass and the Spaniard went past Jonas Lossl to slot home from an acute angle. "Leaning offside" was the explanation given for Mata's infringement, but the only things which seemed to be leaning questionably were the ... Read More »

Transavia Airlines flight makes emergency landing after passenger's farting sparks fight

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Two other passengers sitting next to him had asked if he can get a hold of his wind, so to speak, as it was starting to smell bad. After the fight grew, the crew members of the flight immediately intervened. The spokesperson also said that two women sitting in the same row as the two angry Dutchmen were escorted off the plane. A spokesman for Transavia Airlines later told local media that these passengers would not be accepted for future company travel. Read More »

How A Single Character "Text Bomb" Can Crash Your iPhone And Mac

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This bug follows another issue referred to as 'chaiOS ' that caused iMessage on iOS devices and Macs to crash after clicking on a simple link. 'If the character is displayed within an application, the app in question will crash and will continue to close each time you try to start it. 'If this happens, wait and hope that the Springboard will restart properly, because if you force a reboot of the device, it will bootloop'. Read More »

Trade of the Day: Amazon.com, Inc. Could Remain Choppy

The stock increased 4.51% or $2.96 during the last trading session, reaching $68.54. About 4.47 million shares traded. Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) has risen 30.43% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Finally, Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc bought a new stake in Amazon.com in the second quarter worth about $121,000. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $1,190.00 price target on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Read More »