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Business 'Oh bother!' - China censors Winnie the Pooh
Author: 0 'Oh bother!' - China censors Winnie the Pooh

Apart from flashing error messages, Winnie the Pooh stickers have also been removed from WeChat's official sticker gallery. The first light-hearted comparison between Xi and Pooh reportedly first surfaced in 2013 when Obama met with the Chinese leader, and netizens compared the former to Pooh's lanky friend Tigger.

Business Action against corrupt politicians is a must: PM Modi
Author: 0 Action against corrupt politicians is a must: PM Modi

But we have to understand that there are laws governing cow protection and breaking these is not an alternative". April 21: Cow vigilantes assaulted a group of five, including a nine-year-old, in Reasi region in Jammu and Kashmir. "No person or group can be allowed to take the law into their own hands", said Union minister Ananth Kumar quoting the Prime Minister. They also expressed concern over the disturbed situation in Kashmir.

Business ITV names new chief executive
Author: 0 ITV names new chief executive

McCall was under stood to have beaten off competition for the ITV job from Paul Geddes, the boss of insurer Direct Line Group, and Seb James, chief executive of the retailer Dixons Carphone . It reported a 28 percent drop in profit for the year to end-Sept, ending a six-year run of rises under McCall. "I will always miss Easyjet and most of all I will miss Easyjet's people whose Orange Spirit helps them do their best to make travel easy and affordable for their customers every day", ...

Business NZ dollar off early highs but rangebound ahead of inflation data
Author: 0 NZ dollar off early highs but rangebound ahead of inflation data

China posted stronger - than - expected June trade figures, bolstering the USA dollar, which advanced against a currency basket. Gold is out of favour with money managers and it's not the only precious metal facing investor exodus. China is expected to report on Monday that its economy grew 6.8 per cent in April-June from a year earlier, cooling from the previous quarter's robust 6.9 per cent pace.

Business Melania Trump looks radiant in playful sleeveless dress at US Women's Open
Author: 0 Melania Trump looks radiant in playful sleeveless dress at US Women's Open

Given their disagreements with Trump, both Girvan and UltraViolet members acknowledged that they had some reservations about paying to attend an event being held at his course. A quick glance over her shoulder revealed that Melania, other than looking slightly exhausted, was bouncing back from the transatlantic trip better than most would.

Author: 0 Herrera: 'I started to think I'd be playing with Morata'

Meanwhile, the Spanish playmaker hopes David De Gea will stay at Old Trafford despite renewed reports linking his pal with a summer move to Real Madrid . "Too bad he's not with us, but I wish him well". "He's a striker, so we're not speaking about a multi-functional player or [one who will] create doubts about positions on the pitch, he's a striker and normally strikers score goals ", Mourinho added.

Business Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Meets Baby Justin-Trudeau At Calgary Stampede
Author: 0 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Meets Baby Justin-Trudeau At Calgary Stampede

Yes, this adorable, squishy-faced little baby was named after the Canadian prime minister . The couple is the second Syrian family to name their son after Trudeau. Mr Trudeau has always been known for his welcoming immigration policies. The couple arrived in Montreal in February of previous year in the midst of Canada's bitterly cold winter accompanied by their daughter Naya, who is 4, and their son Nael who is 3.

Business Trains stall at Penn Station, causing delays
Author: 0 Trains stall at Penn Station, causing delays

The Amtrak train disabled in the Hudson River Tunnel because of an overhead power issue, officials said. And according to Amtrak, the track repairs that it's now administering in the tunnels between ny and New Jersey are going better than expected, too.

Business Popular bridal chain suddenly shuts down - and brides panic
Author: 0 Popular bridal chain suddenly shuts down - and brides panic

The company sold its dresses at another 1,400 retailers across the country. Her dress was almost trashed when Alfred Angelo closed its store without warning. The company says if you bring in a receipt from the store, customers can get 30 percent off a wedding dress and 20 percent off bridesmid dresses. "Right now I'm just angry because that was my own money, that was my own investment", Wilkowski said.

Author: 0 MLB Trade Rumors 2017: Sonny Gray pursued by Chicago Cubs

Entering the second half, the Cubs stand at 43-45 and 5.5 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central. The Cubs were in need of an upgrade to steady their starting rotation, which now ranks 17th in Major League Baseball with a 4.66 ERA.

Business Former Soviet intel officer at meeting with Trump Jr., Russian lawyer
Author: 0 Former Soviet intel officer at meeting with Trump Jr., Russian lawyer

It said Veselnitskaya was given a special non-immigrant work visa around the time she met President Donald Trump's eldest son Donald Trump Jr .in NY last summer, reports the Hill . "I just heard that a little while ago, but a little surprised to hear that", Trump said in Paris. " Most people would've taken that meeting", Trump said during a Thursday press conference in France, referring to the June 2016 confab.

Business Over 7 million pounds of Sabrett hot dog products recalled
Author: 0 Over 7 million pounds of Sabrett hot dog products recalled

The affected beef and pork dogs would have been purchased by people between March 17th and July 4th this year. The issue came to the attention of the USDA last week when consumers reported finding small pieces of bone and cartilage in the meat, the USDA and the company said.

Business The Trump-Russia investigation: A Timeline
Author: 0 The Trump-Russia investigation: A Timeline

He said he had learned about the meeting only that day when Ms Veselnitskaya asked him to attend. He said he appeared in jeans and T-shirt. And in Akhmetshin's version, Veselnitskaya did come armed with a plastic folder of printouts documenting her claims about possible illicit campaign contributions to the Democratic National Committee - a folder that was left behind in that room.

Author: 0 Killer admits to murder spree to avoid death row

The missing men are identified as 19-year-old Dean Finocchiaro , 19-year-old Jimi Tar Patrick, 21-year-old Tom Meo and 22-year-old Mark Sturgis. DiNardo , who was arrested Wednesday after trying to sell a victim's auto July 9, reportedly named a co-conspirator involved in three of the killings during his confession, who was then taken into custody Thursday, the Associated Press reported .

Author: 0 Institutional Investors Positive on Fidelity National Information Services Inc (NYSE:FIS)

As most professionals know, technical analysis can offer critical insights into what smart money and insiders think about a stock's prospects going forward. The stock of Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE:FIS) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, April 15 by Compass Point. On Wednesday, December 16 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral".

Business Nevada regulators mull expedited marijuana supply licensing
Author: 0 Nevada regulators mull expedited marijuana supply licensing

The Reno Gazette Journal is reporting that Rebel One and Crooked Wine Company were awarded Nevada's first marijuana distribution licenses earlier this week, allowing the two companies to transport products from cultivation facilities to state authorized dispensaries.

Business Wall St set to open higher after Yellen's dovish stance
Author: 0 Wall St set to open higher after Yellen's dovish stance

In her prepared remarks to Congress, the Federal Reserve's chair said U.S. interest rates would rise "gradually" and "would not have to rise all that much further to get to a neutral policy stance". The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 4.58 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,447.83. Data showed USA producer prices unexpectedly rose in June as sustained increases in the cost of services offset declining energy prices, suggesting a recent moderation in inflation was likely temporary.

Business TSX, Wall Street advance on news United States inflation unchanged in June
Author: 0 TSX, Wall Street advance on news United States inflation unchanged in June

Wall Street posted slight gains on Thursday and the Dow hit another record high close, with financials rising ahead of profit reports due Friday from several big USA banks. Shares of Citigroup were down 0.6 percent and Wells Fargo fell 1.3 percent, despite reporting quarterly profits that beat analysts' expectations. In company news, shares of Nvidia Corp .

Business Multiple reports: Second person arrested in missing men case
Author: 0 Multiple reports: Second person arrested in missing men case

During a Monday afternoon news conference, Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said investigators are running down leads in the disappearances and "are making great progress" as they search a large area of farmland about 30 miles outside Philadelphia.

Author: 0 Inflation and Retail Sales Continue to Disappoint

Slow inflation has baffled economists, given the very low unemployment rate, but the numbers come even as United States central bankers continue to say they expect inflation to rebound, allowing them to raise the benchmark interest rate gradually.

Business Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for London and surrounding area
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for London and surrounding area

Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Peace River region. While the warning was cancelled for the GTA at around 6 p.m., scattered watches and warnings remain in place for the rest of the province. People headed to the beaches to cool off will find potentially unsafe rip currents and breaking waves due to the remnants of Tropical Storm Eugene.

Business Buffett, Malone explore investment in Sprint
Author: 0 Buffett, Malone explore investment in Sprint

An investment from Berkshire, which has purchased a large stake in Apple Inc. but traditionally avoided technology companies, would help Sprint invest in its network and afford price cuts to drive customer growth. While Buffett has warmed up to investing in tech companies - Berkshire Hathaway now holds a sizable stake in Apple (AAPL) - his interest in US wireless amid intensified competition is unclear.

Business Zlatan Ibrahimovic in talks with MLS side over £6M-a-year move
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic in talks with MLS side over £6M-a-year move

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be given the chance to resurrect his Manchester United career as he battles back from a serious knee injury, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed on Friday. You thought this was enough to keep him out? Ibrahimovic, who bagged 28 goals in 46 appearances last season, has been linked with a move to the MLS.

Business Triangle lines up for 80-cent doughnuts
Author: 0 Triangle lines up for 80-cent doughnuts

In a press release from the Winston-Salem, North Carolina based franchise, Chief Marketing Officer, Jackie Woodward said the Krispy Kreme's 80th is a big milestone. Some reported their local outlet had run out of Original Glazed doughnuts by the time they finally reached the front of the line, while others gave up in frustration.

Business Multiple Human Remains Found In Search For Four Missing Men In Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Multiple Human Remains Found In Search For Four Missing Men In Pennsylvania

Police said they suspected foul play after four young men went missing from Bucks County , Pennsylvania in a single week. Finocchiaro was last seen around 6:30 p.m. Dinardo had been previously committed to a mental institution and is now held on a $5 million bail as a flight risk. At a press conference early Thursday morning, shortly after midnight, Weintraub addressed DiNardo , saying, "I feel that we bought ourselves a little bit of time in charging Mr.

Business Roku to set IPO this year, seek $1B valuation
Author: 0 Roku to set IPO this year, seek $1B valuation

The WSJ reported that Roku has hired Morgan Stanley , Citigroup and Allen & Co as underwriters for the planned IPO . Though it competes directly against products like Apple TV, Roku's video streaming platform does not produce any original content - relying entirely on licensing deals and integration with other streaming services.

Business Reliance Jio Lyf 4G VoLTE Phone Images Appears Online
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Lyf 4G VoLTE Phone Images Appears Online

If this phone launches then it will be first 4G mobile of Rs.500. One of the biggest hurdles the company faces is the limited number of 4G-capable phones in the country. As far as software concern, the Jio feature smartphone is said to accompany "KAI OS", a modified variant of the HTML5-based Firefox OS. This feature phone also supports Bluetooth 4.1, video calling feature and Global Positioning System.

Business Target boosts second-quarter guidance, says same-store sales will be higher
Author: 0 Target boosts second-quarter guidance, says same-store sales will be higher

Zacks Investment Research raised Target Corporation from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, May 15th. SELL rating has been given by 1 analyst (s) and 2 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Sunday, September 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 16th will be given a $0.62 dividend.

Author: 0 Stocks on Wall Street open higher

The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 46 points to 6,240, a rise of 0.8%. Among early movers, Target Corp . jumped after raising sales and profit outlooks for the second quarter. The stock gained $2.44, or 4.8 percent, to $53.31. Crude oil dropped 0.9% to $45.08 a barrel, after climbing 1% on Wednesday following upbeat data from the U.S.

Business Sebastian Gorka to CNN's Anderson Cooper
Author: 0 Sebastian Gorka to CNN's Anderson Cooper

When pressed Thursday by CNN's Jake Tapper on why the Trump administration is considering returning two Russian compounds to USA soil, White House aide Sebastian Gorka pointed to the importance of giving "collaboration, cooperation, a chance".

Business Former US President Carter discharged from Canadian hospital
Author: 0 Former US President Carter discharged from Canadian hospital

Carter was treated for dehydration while volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. Carter, 92, became unsteady while working on Thursday on the steps of a home at a building project for Habitat for Humanity, a charitable organization that promotes affordable home ownership, eyewitnesses said.

Business Yandex and Uber to merge in Russian Federation and five other countries
Author: 0 Yandex and Uber to merge in Russian Federation and five other countries

Together, their businesses handle 35 million rides a month, and will also operate in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and Georgia. The deal will also roll in UberEats, and $2225 million in cash investments from Uber . The share move for Yandex , known as the " Google of Russia " for its dominance of the region's web search, maps and mobile navigation markets, signals that roughly half of the company's market capitalisation lies in investor hopes for its taxi unit.

Business Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal wants to question Trump Jr. at committee
Author: 0 Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal wants to question Trump Jr. at committee

The Virginia Democrat would not say Thursday when the panel wants to interview Kushner or Trump Jr. The panel is investigating Russian meddling in the United States election. Putin had said it seemed to him that Trump had "agreed" but added "it's better to ask him about his attitude". Sekulow said the president was not being investigated by Mueller.

Business Vanguard's Buckley To Succeed CEO McNabb
Author: 0 Vanguard's Buckley To Succeed CEO McNabb

Mr McNabb, aged 60, has been the global chief executive of Vanguard since 2008 and will remain chairman of the company's board. "Tim" Buckley , 48 years old, who is now Vanguard's chief investment officer. " Vanguard's mutual structure and client-focused culture serve as the foundation for everything we do, and I am honored to lead this great organisation into its next chapter", said Buckley .

Business Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU)
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU)

Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) have climbed in the previous month. By having an overview of the Income statement for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) opened at 11.46 on Tuesday. In May, Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.25 million trucks after a software glitch was linked to one crash fatality. The 20 day simple moving average is 9.90% and the 200 day simple moving average is 24.39%.

Business Son's Russia meeting 'standard campaign practice'
Author: 0 Son's Russia meeting 'standard campaign practice'

Asked Wednesday if the meeting may have been a setup by opponents of Trump - perhaps even then-President Barack Obama - Grassley demurred. Trump Jr. realized that all she wanted to talk about was a law that deals with adoption between Russian and American families. Grassley wouldn't say what he wants to hear from the president's eldest son, but said members aren't restricted "from asking anything they want to ask".

Business Citigroup profits fall 3 percent, hurt by credit costs
Author: 0 Citigroup profits fall 3 percent, hurt by credit costs

Citigroup suffered a drop in revenues from both equities and fixed income trading in the second quarter, but a record performance in investment banking helped offset the fall. The bank promptly said it will double its dividend and buy up to $15.6 billion in shares. Citigroup has been expanding its credit card business, similar to its rivals.

Business 3 escaped lions in South Africa are shot and killed
Author: 0 3 escaped lions in South Africa are shot and killed

Janine Raftopoulos, a spokeswoman for South African National Parks (SANParks), said a farmer found the three big cats eating one of his cows and proceeded to shoot one dead and wounded another one. It says park staff in a helicopter located the remaining lions and made a decision to kill them rather than dart and return them to the park as originally hoped.

Business JP Morgan Chase second quarter profits rise to $7bn
Author: 0 JP Morgan Chase second quarter profits rise to $7bn

Finally, Tortoise Investment Management LLC raised its position in J P Morgan Chase & Co by 434.9% in the fourth quarter. The firm owned 227,258 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 7,877 shares during the period.

Business Letter to the Editor: Why Not Health Care for All?
Author: 0 Letter to the Editor: Why Not Health Care for All?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has avoided working with Democrats, but he recently admitted that if Republicans can't pass their own plan, they may have to work with Democrats to fix the ACA - effectively abandoning their promise to repeal the law altogether.