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Triumph Motorcycles announces global partnership

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While Bajaj Auto stands to gain from Triumph's technology and brand the UK-based company will benefit from low-capacity higher volumes bikes. Bajaj would then be able to produce high-capacity motorcycles taking a leaf out of Triumph's decades of experience in the segment. Read More »

Mazda Develops Engine That Is up to 30 Percent More Fuel Efficient

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As part of the initiative, Mazda has officially unveiled its new ultra-efficient engine design, promising up to 30 percent more efficiency than previous Mazda engines. "In unexpected situations, such as a sudden loss of consciousness, the vehicle will override the driver, automatically contact emergency services and drive safely to the most appropriate location". Read More »

Innovative Mazda Skyactiv-X petrol engines to be 'cleaner than electric'

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Auto manufacturers are delving deep into their boxes of tricks to make internal combustion engines more efficient. Because the fuel and air are so well-mixed, combustion should happen simultaneously at multiple points within the cylinder's volume, burning more evenly, at a lower temperature, with fewer particulates or nitrogen oxides in the exhaust than a normal spark-ignited gasoline engine or a diesel engine. Read More »

Tesco to scrap single-use carrier bags this month

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The bags will retail at £0.10 (as opposed to £0.05 for a standard bag) and the funds collected from their sale will be invested in community development across the UK. Putting an end to sales of single-use bags will reduce the number of bags sold significantly and also help reduce the amount of litter and trash ending up in landfills. Read More »

Slowest rise in house prices for four years

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Across the United Kingdom, the average house price stood at £219,266 in July. The average house price is now £219,266, which is £64,603 (42 per cent) higher than its low point of £154,663 in April 2009. This is the lowest level since 96,740 in October 2016. This was the biggest growth in seven months and above the expected growth of 0.3 percent. Other recent data has shown the supply of homes for sale remains low, with RICS latest data showing new instruction for home sales fell for the ... Read More »

China's Forex Reserves Rise For Sixth Straight Month

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Exports rose 7.2 percent year-on-year to $193.65 billion, the customs administration said, undershooting a Bloomberg News forecast of 11 percent. Forecasters have warned Chinese economic growth will cool this year, dampening demand for foreign goods, as controls imposed on bank lending to slow a rise in debt take hold. Read More »

Marriott partners with Alibaba on hotel bookings

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Users of Alibaba's Fliggy travel booking service will be able to pay using the company's Alipay smartphone payment platform both at home in China and overseas at Marriott properties, which also include Courtyard, Ritz-Carlton and Sheraton brands. Read More »

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine

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Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $115.00 price objective (up from $108.00) on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Monday, July 31st. 1 and 2 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 4 and 5 a sell rating. Rockwell Collins declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, July 7th that authorizes the company to buyback $200.00 million in shares. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty opens in green; Tata Steel surges ahead of Q1 result

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Benchmark Nifty and Sensex stayed positive due to firm support from realty, banking and metal stocks. Infosys fell 2 percent, Tata Consultancy Services lost 0.9 percent while HCL Tech declined 0.7 percent. The 30-share index rose 61.11 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 32,386.52. Reports informed that the broader markets extended gains, with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rising almost 1 percent on strong breadth. Read More »

'Man tax': Melbourne café charges men 18% extra

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Men are asked to pay 18 percent more than women, but owner Alex O'Brien told the Mail the tax is optional. " If people aren't comfortable paying it or if men don't want to pay it, we're not going to kick them out the door ". Australia's Workplace Gender Equality Agency says the national gender pay gap has hovered between 15 and 19 percent for the past two decades. A signboard at the cafe displaying the house rules notes that the 18 per cent surcharge reflects the gender pay gap in 2016. Read More »

Janesville police find no fume problems with Ford Explorer squads

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In Newport Beach, California there's video showing an officer passed out at the wheel and crashing the vehicle after reportedly being exposed to carbon monoxide. It's unclear whether those SUVs are being tested for high levels of carbon monoxide or outfitted with CO detectors. Some departments across the county have experienced carbon monoxide leaks in their Ford Explorers. Read More »

FX streaming service inbound: $6 a month, but with a big catch

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You can stream on if you think that FX won't get in on the cord-cutting fun. You gotta really want those ad-free American Horror Story viewings. FX has joined the list of networks with their own online streaming services. "The Americans" is one of the many shows coming soon to FX+. FX+ will only be available to Comcast Xfinity subscribers. FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says that his operation has "been diligent about recapturing the in-season stacking rights for all current ... Read More »

Commuters battle first Monday of £800m Waterloo station upgrade

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A major programme to increase capacity, including extending platforms, will mean a big reduction in services. Passengers hoping to take a leisure trip on the final public holiday before Christmas will find major changes to services out of London Bridge, London Euston, London Liverpool Street and London Paddington, as well as Waterloo. Read More »

Dow posts ninth straight record close

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The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 4 points, or 0.2%, to 2,480. The economic calendar for this week is relatively quiet, although traders are likely to keep an eye on remarks by several Federal Reserve officials. After a brief spell in negative territory, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ultimately ended higher for a 10th straight session, and notched a ninth straight record high . Read More »

Tyson Foods sees higher revenue in third quarter, confident on outlook

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Kentucky Retirement Systems acquired a new stake in Tyson Foods during the fourth quarter worth $1,300,000. Institutional investors own 71.97% of the company's stock. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. RBC Capital Markets maintained Tyson Foods, Inc. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally reported by TheOlympiaReport and is the sole property of of TheOlympiaReport. Read More »

SoftBank reports drop in quarterly profit on Alibaba stake

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A Wall Street Journal report in July suggested Uber executives were planning a stock sale to SoftBank. Softbank also said it would be interested in parking funds in Uber Technologies or Lyft Inc.in the future. "Whether we decide to partner with Uber or Lyft, I don't know what will be the end result". Son said autonomous driving and ride-hailing technologies make it even more critical for SoftBank to push into the industry: "The autonomous auto is definitely coming". Read More »

Army Corps unveils $275M plan to battle Asian carp

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After months of prodding from bipartisan members of the MI delegation and others, the Trump administration on Monday released a $275 million, long-awaited study on ways to prevent the invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. The Corps meant to release the draft report in February, but 16 members of Congress concerned about the shipping industry, including Republicans Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren of IL, got the Corps to pull the report back indefinitely. Read More »

Metro Bank PLC's (LON:MTRO) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

It has underperformed by 8.83% the S&P500. Kistler has 10,550 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) has 0.00% since August 7, 2016 and is. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Friday, August 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, February 18 by Deutsche Bank. Read More »

Benitez getting grouchy at Newcastle's transfer inactivity

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Lucas Perez is expected to leave Arsenal this summer in search of regular football in the hope of sealing a place in Spain's squad for the 2018 World Cup. Indeed, it's been a frustrating few months for the Spaniard on Tyneside and reports from the Daily Mirror earlier today suggested he was heading for showdown talks with Mike Ashley over the failure to splash the cash on talents such as Joselu and Andros Townsend. Read More »

Cuomo Pans De Blasio's Tax The Rich Plan For Decaying Subway System

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Sources said the mayor's plan caught the MTA off-guard. De Blasio plans to announce the proposal Monday. "It's time to end a system where low-income New Yorkers have to skip meals, beg for swipes or even jump turnstiles in order to get to work or school", executive director John Raskin said in a statement. Read More »

Haryana BJP leader accused of delaying ambulance, causing patient's death

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The ambulance had hit his auto. A man in Haryana's Fatehabad died allegedly after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Darshan Nagpal on Saturday stalled an ambulance for half an hour as it rammed into his vehicle, causing a delay. This is second incident in as many a=days to have embarrassed the Haryana's BJP government after it emerged that the state party chief's son had allegedly stalked and almost kidnapped an IAS officer's daughter. Read More »

South Africa set 380 to win fourth Test

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It took England 22 deliveries to take the 10th wicket, for the addition of six runs, when No 11 Olivier mishooked Broad for a steepling catch to Jonny Bairstow after which it was over to Alastair Cook and Jennings to try to augment the home advantage. Read More »

CBA points at IT flaw in laundering case

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CBA's shares closed 3.9 per cent lower on Friday, dragging its market value down $5.5 billion to around $139.6 billion. "When we first rolled out these machines in May 2012, they were providing all the correct TTR reporting", the statement from a spokeswoman says. Read More »

Check whether your PAN was among 11.44 lakh deleted cards

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Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar told Rajya Sabha that 11 lakhs PANs have been identified and deleted or deactivated till July 27. The government in a statement stated that "The uniqueness of PAN is achieved by conducting a de-duplication check on all already existing allotted PAN against the data furnished by the new applicant". Read More »

China, ASEAN Agree to Build Higher Level of Strategic Partnership

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Susan Thornton, the top USA diplomat for Asia, also said it's important China is "continuing to implement fully the sanctions regime", according to the news service. The issue was also likely to top the agenda when ASEAN ministers meet with their dialogue partners, including the United States , Japan, China and Russian Federation for Asia's largest security forum on Monday. Read More »

GM-recalling-about-700000-Chevy-and-GMC

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A glitch in the power steering of certain GM vehicles could cause drivers to lose control of the steering wheel, increasing the risk of crashing. The 2014 Chevy Silverado is among the vehicles included in the recall. Drivers can check to see if their auto is among the recalled vehicles on NHTSA's website. Tim Wilkinson, a GM spokesman, did not provide any information on whether any injuries or accidents were the result of the recall. Read More »

China's Leverage - And Its Limits - In North Korea

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The two diplomats are meeting in Manila , the Philippine capital, as foreign ministers from across Asia gathered Sunday for a regional ASEAN summit. The Korean Peninsula's situation has reached a critical point. However, the ruling party's Rodong Sinmun newspaper said in a commentary that the USA had ignored the warning the North sent with its missile tests and was pursuing "desperate efforts" with the latest United Nations sanctions. Read More »

K Chandrasekhar Rao's accusations on GST not proper: Bandaru Dattatreya

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Telangana argued that the high rate of GST will put huge burden on schemes like Mission Bhagiratha, aimed at providing safe drinking water to every household, Mission Kakatiya, taken up for revival of irrigation tanks, on various irrigation projects, double bed room housing scheme for poor and Roads & Buildings projects. Read More »