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Business Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England
Author: 0 Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England

The move could mean that smaller retailers would have to implement the charge. Mr Gove, who showed off his new reusable coffee mug as he walked into No10 yesterday, is also expected to announce measures to cut the 2.5billion disposable coffee cups wasted in the United Kingdom every year.

Business Discovery leaving Maryland after three decades for NY
Author: 0 Discovery leaving Maryland after three decades for NY

The company says the move will be to take advantage of the proximity to business, investment and production partners in NY. Discovery opened its headquarters in Montgomery County in 2003. "It's a lot of families here that are being upended". As part of that analysis, Zaslav wrote the company determined the "most efficient locations" for its business "to thrive now, and into the future".

Business Toyota's bus of the future may deliver your pizza
Author: 0 Toyota's bus of the future may deliver your pizza

The Japanese auto giant's president Akio Toyoda unveiled the new initiative at the Consumer Electronics Show in, seeking to get ahead of rivals offering single-use autonomous transporters. The concept vehicle is part of a larger mobility service business alliance, which will leverage Toyota's Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) for the creation of a suite of connected mobility solutions.

Business Pokemon GO To Drop Support For Older iOS Devices, Niantic Lab Confirms
Author: 0 Pokemon GO To Drop Support For Older iOS Devices, Niantic Lab Confirms

Pokemon GO players with older phones are in for some bad news, as Niantic has announced that the latest update will discontinue support for Apple devices that can't upgrade to iOS 11. "They will need to switch to a supported device to continue playing Pokemon GO ". Another 4% of iPhone users continued to use even older models as of previous year.

Business China May Stop Buying US Treasuries
Author: 0 China May Stop Buying US Treasuries

While the 5bp rise in the Treasury note yield was the principal move, 10-year yields were also up elsewhere. U.S. Treasury yields jumped to 10-month highs on Wednesday after Bloomberg News reported that Chinese officials have recommended the country slow down or halt its purchases of the U.S.

Business Anushka Sharma's Pari avoids clash with Aiyaary, release postponed to Holi
Author: 0 Anushka Sharma's Pari avoids clash with Aiyaary, release postponed to Holi

Role: Anushka Sharma plays an abuse victim, this was kind of revealed when we saw the first poster, with bruised marks on her body. Anushka, in her earlier productions, has portrayed strong female characters in NH10 and Phillauri , opening doors for female actresses to go and prove their mettle on the silver screen.

Business Berkshire Hathaway expands board; Buffett, Munger keep seats
Author: 0 Berkshire Hathaway expands board; Buffett, Munger keep seats

Then Warren Buffett , Berkshire Hathaway's Chairman and CEO, appointed Abel to the position of Vice Chairman - Non-Insurance Business Operations and Jain to be its Vice Chairman - Insurance Operations. Speculation had centered on Abel and Jain as possibilities. Abel, who joined the company in 1992, has been serving as CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co.

Business Tesla Inc (TSLA) Finally Begins Producing Much-Anticipated Solar Tiles
Author: 0 Tesla Inc (TSLA) Finally Begins Producing Much-Anticipated Solar Tiles

According to an email sent by Tesla , production of the photovoltaic glass roof tiles began last month and the company expects first customer installations to begin in the following months. The "Gigafactory 2" will produce solar PV cells and modules under a partnership between Tesla Inc and Panasonic, which will be responsible for the manufacturing of solar cells to look like computer chips.

Business Former Employee Sues Google Claiming Discrimination Against White Men
Author: 0 Former Employee Sues Google Claiming Discrimination Against White Men

The cases are the latest signs of a broad effort by some conservatives to challenge technology companies on the grounds that they favor liberal or moderate voices, reflecting the prevailing political sensibilities in Silicon Valley. "We look forward to defending against Mr. Damore's lawsuit in court", a Google spokesperson told Reuters. "The case was filed in California Superior Court", Laura reports.

Business Water pipe explodes at JFK baggage claim - and chaos rightly ensues
Author: 0 Water pipe explodes at JFK baggage claim - and chaos rightly ensues

Domestic and global flights are running out of Terminal 4 with delays, as of Monday morning. Frozen equipment, luggage-handling problems and staff shortages slowed down operations on the ground, and as flights got backlogged, gates clogged up, and some arriving passengers waited on the tarmac for hours and ended up being bused to terminals.

Business Mothercare warns on profits after Christmas sales drop
Author: 0 Mothercare warns on profits after Christmas sales drop

Mothercare [ IRDX RMOC ] today reported falling online and store sales over the Christmas period in what it said was a reflection of ongoing changes in consumer behaviour. However the retailer said it had seen a return to moderate growth in the Middle East, where the company has over 350 stores, during the last seven weeks.

Author: 0 EPS for Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Expected At $0.30

For the last six months, the stock has performed -0.82%. A total volume of 3.35 million shares were traded unusually versus to average volume of 3.85 million shares. Its up 0.06, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. Duke Realty Corp (DRE) shares are moving today on volatility -0.60% or $-0.16 from the open. 106 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes.

Business India woman kills self over relationship with Muslim man
Author: 0 India woman kills self over relationship with Muslim man

In response to a question posed by her friend, identified as Santosh, the girl had replied that she "loved Muslims". An Indian woman who tried to promote peace between Hindus and Muslims has committed suicide after being subjected to harassment and cyber-bullying .

Business German Passport Ranked the Most Powerful in the World in 2018
Author: 0 German Passport Ranked the Most Powerful in the World in 2018

The countries with the least visa-free access to other countries are Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. The Danish passport remains one of the most attractive in the world, according to the new 2018 Visa Restriction Index published by the global leader in residence and citizenship planning, Henley & Partners.

Author: 0 Can EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) Provide Ample Returns for Investors?

Stock volatility is a percentage that indicates whether a stock is a desirable purchase. The stock of EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 8. Trading volume is a hugely important consideration for any investor. The Magic Formula was introduced in a book written by Joel Greenblatt, entitled, "The Little Book that Beats the Market".

Business Pakistan suspends intelligence sharing, military cooperation with US
Author: 0 Pakistan suspends intelligence sharing, military cooperation with US

According to the reports, the Committee participated by all its civil and military members after due deliberations expressed deep disappointment over the recent statements of the United States leadership and emphatically reaffirmed that Pakistani people hold their national pride very dear and high and are capable of defending their motherland and that blaming allies certainly do not serve the shared objective of achieving lasting peace in Afghanistan and the region.

Business IShares MSCI Global Impact (MPCT) Rises 0.28% for Jan 9
Author: 0 IShares MSCI Global Impact (MPCT) Rises 0.28% for Jan 9

Everybody has to start somewhere, and becoming knowledgeable about the basics may help provide the flawless springboard from which to launch. Many investors will opt to employ a research strategy that involves pieces of the two approaches. The RSI value will always move between 0 and 100. Typically, if the value heads above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. Traders tracking this signal may be watching to see if the stock may possibly be heading into oversold territory.

Business Mercedes most successful premium carmaker in 2017
Author: 0 Mercedes most successful premium carmaker in 2017

With 15,330 units sold in the calendar year 2017 as against the 13,231 units that it managed to sell in 2016, Mercedes has registered a 15.87 per cent growth year-on- year. Mercedes-Benz said that they have achieved their all-time sales high not just in Europe but also in North America and Asia-Pacific. 2017 was a banner year for Mercedes-Benz, holding off BMW and Lexus for the title of world's best-selling luxury automaker.

Business Ford F-150 diesel aims for 30 mpg at EPA
Author: 0 Ford F-150 diesel aims for 30 mpg at EPA

The diesel F-150 won't be the towing champion of Ford's light-duty lineup. That explains how Ford managed to get it to deliver all that brawn while keeping fuel economy figures decent. About 70% of Super Duty trucks are equipped with a diesel engine, which often includes a special transmission created to handle higher levels of force that provide more towing and hauling capability with comfort.

Business Hulu Hits $1 Billion Ad Milestone
Author: 0 Hulu Hits $1 Billion Ad Milestone

Additionally, the company announced that its total audience grew to 54 million total unique viewers, up from 47 million in May 2017 . According to the service, "Law & Order: SVU" was the most-watched drama on Hulu in 2017, while "South Park" was the top comedy.

Business How is Starbucks' new blonde espresso? Here's a review
Author: 0 How is Starbucks' new blonde espresso? Here's a review

For the first time in 40 years, Starbucks is adding a new kind of espresso to its permanent menu; one that could help you stick to your New Year's Resolutions of losing weight and cutting back on sugar. "We broke a few of our own rules by taking a lighter approach to espresso, which created a bright taste with sweet citrus notes and a smooth body", Andrew Linnemann, Vice President of Global Coffee explained.

Business World's toughest ban on microbeads comes into effect in Britain
Author: 0 World's toughest ban on microbeads comes into effect in Britain

She added: "Now we have reached this important milestone, we will explore how we can build on our world-leading ban and tackle other forms of plastic waste". "Since the ban recommendation, my committee has also recommended that we should have a deposit return scheme , the latte levy because of the recyclability of coffee cups and we've also recommended that producers who make hard to recycle products are forced to pay more for them".

Author: 0 Discovery Communications moving from Silver Spring to NYC

Discovery said it collaborated with state and local government authorities in both Tennessee throughout the decision-making process. "We have therefore made the hard decision to reduce our footprint in Maryland over time, with the ultimate closure and sale of our One Discovery Place headquarters building in Silver Spring expected in 2019", Zaslav wrote in the email.

Business Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket
Author: 0 Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket

US technology firm Kodak has announced that it will launch its own cryptocurrency, with plans to host an initial coin offering (ICO) at the end of January. Blockchain and ICOs. The Kodak ecosystem is driven by the KodakCoin, which veteran and rookie photographers receive in exchange for licensing agreements on the blockchain.

Business No Takebacks? Jamie Dimon Now Regrets Calling Bitcoin a 'Fraud'
Author: 0 No Takebacks? Jamie Dimon Now Regrets Calling Bitcoin a 'Fraud'

Dimon said cutting the corporate rate will create jobs, boost incomes and create competition in America. Mr Dimon has always been an ardent critic of bitcoin, having previously called it "worse than tulips bulbs", referring to the Dutch Tulip craze of the 1600s which is widely seen as the world's first speculative bubble.

Business Jeff Bezos becomes the richest person in modern history
Author: 0 Jeff Bezos becomes the richest person in modern history

That's not only brought the company's market capitalization to $600 billion, it also pushed Bezos' net worth to $105 billion, according to Bloomberg's billionaire's index , more than Gates was worth at the height of the dotcom boom. When Amazon stock climbed 1.4 per cent Monday, it added approximately $1.4 billion to Bezos' net worth. Bezos who also owns controlling shares in Blue Origin and the Washington Post , passed Gates in October when his fortune crossed $100 billion.

Business Allegiant Announced New Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston and Sarasota
Author: 0 Allegiant Announced New Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston and Sarasota

The low price is also for flights that take place April 6 - April 26. Allegiant Air will add two new destinations to its network: Charleston (South Carolina) and Sarasota (Florida). The airline was founded with one aircraft and one route in 1999. Now flights can be booked out through August 14. The route was announced in addition to several other routes Allegiant began offering at McGhee Tyson that year.

Business TCL Debuts Alto Roku Smart Sound Bar
Author: 0 TCL Debuts Alto Roku Smart Sound Bar

Pricing has not yet been announced on any of the new TCL products. Similar in many ways is the new Roku 5-Series 4K HDR TVs, which have HDR Dynamic Contrast for optimizing scenes to show accurate details within the dark and bright areas of a picture.

Business Hyundai NEXO revealed as new fuel cell crossover
Author: 0 Hyundai NEXO revealed as new fuel cell crossover

Hyundai has revealed details of its NEXO electric/fuel cell vehicle, which will serve as Hyundai's technological flagship and will be one of 18 eco-friendly models to go on sale by the year 2025. The Nexo is also fitted with a remote parking system, enabling the vehicle to park itself with or without a driver aboard. NEXO also offers Lane Following Assist which automatically adjusts steering to help keep NEXO centred in its lane of travel.

Business Air brawl on London-Mumbai flight: Jet Airways sacks two pilots
Author: 0 Air brawl on London-Mumbai flight: Jet Airways sacks two pilots

He said Malhotra used crew members for smuggling forex. "Malhotra would collect money from some bullion dealers in Delhi and send it via some air hostess to select foreign destinations". The other crew members instantly intervened and resolved the matter amicably. Both Malhotra and the Jet Airways crew member have been arrested, the official said.

Business Morrisons reports strong Christmas trading
Author: 0 Morrisons reports strong Christmas trading

Indeed, private-label sales at the supermarkets grew at almost three times the rate of the overall grocery market (6 per cent) as "most retailers made a big play on the quality and value of premium private-label this Christmas, which is crucial as shoppers look to economise not compromise".

Business Girl Scouts celebrate start of cookie season
Author: 0 Girl Scouts celebrate start of cookie season

According to an official press release from Girl Scouts of the US, more than 1 million girls sell cookies each year, which brings in around $800 million in total sales over the course of the season. There are eight different cookies for purchase. Girl Scout cookies are now for sale! This year, girls will sell cookies door-to-door and at booth sales as well as through the Digital Cookie platform, an innovative and educational web-based addition to the cookie program that helps girls run and ...

Business Ethereum becomes second biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, overtaking Ripple
Author: 0 Ethereum becomes second biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, overtaking Ripple

After ending the last week on a higher note, Cryptocurrencies dipped largely in Monday's trade, with bitcoin and ripple leading thedownward trend. South Korea has taken an increasingly harder line on Bitcoin in recently months. Trading at Bithumb, its largest cryptocurrency exchange, is regularly cited as the driving force behind the price movements of Ripple , Ethereum , and Bitcoin Cash.

Business Golden Globes: del Toro wins Best Director for Motion Picture
Author: 0 Golden Globes: del Toro wins Best Director for Motion Picture

The film snagged seven nominations, which is sure to make it a frontrunner at the upcoming Academy Awards, taking home Best Director and Best Original Score. "We have made a deal with a particularly inefficient devil that trades three years of your life for one entry on IMDb. And these things are biography and they are alive".

Business Donald Trump's daily routine of Tweeting, phone ranting and TV revealed
Author: 0 Donald Trump's daily routine of Tweeting, phone ranting and TV revealed

Trump's tweeting and the TV-watching doesn't stop there. His day then ends at 4.15pm. The president heads back to his residence at around 6 p.m., where he makes more phone calls and watches more TV. When pressed by reporters about Trump's reported use of " executive time ", deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley called the idea "ludicrous", and described the president's workl ethic as "yeoman-like." .

Business Kia Niro EV Concept Gets 238 Miles on a Charge
Author: 0 Kia Niro EV Concept Gets 238 Miles on a Charge

Focusing on the concept first, the fully-electric compact SUV is powered by a powertrain that has been earmarked for future EVs from Kia. While the styling of the Niro EV Concept will be closely related to the production version, other features have been included to showcase more general advanced technology Kia is developing for the future.

Business Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales
Author: 0 Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales

JLR sold 3954 units sold during this period. About a fifth of those remain in the United Kingdom with bestsellers including the Range Rover Evoque , the Land Rover Discovery and the Jaguar F-Pace. JLR retail sales for the month of December were 55,697, up 0.6%. It further added, "Land Rover retailed 40,618 vehicles in December 2017, up 4.1% compared to December 2016, led by the introduction of the Range Rover Velar and the sales ramp up of the all new Discovery".

Business Expect Rain Early Monday and Snow Tuesday through Wednesday
Author: 0 Expect Rain Early Monday and Snow Tuesday through Wednesday

Wednesday night , a 40 percent chance of snow before 11 p.m. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. East wind around 5 miles per hour. South wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm. West wind 7 to 11 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 21 miles per hour.

Business Mountain West school set to hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley
Author: 0 Mountain West school set to hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley

Also, having a coach learn under Saban is an added bonus. Defensive coordinator Marty English announced his retirement in November, effective at the conclusion of the New Mexico Bowl. With him gone, newly-hired coach Pete Golding (former UTSA defensive coordinator) will more than likely assume the role next season. For the entire season, Alabama gave up seven passing touchdowns, two of which were scored by CSU's Warren Jackson in September.

Business Samsung projects record $14.1B profit in fourth quarter
Author: 0 Samsung projects record $14.1B profit in fourth quarter

But the figure was below analyst forecasts, which averaged 16.1 trillion won in a survey by Bloomberg. Based on the guidance, Samsung's full-year operating profit is estimated at 53.6 trillion won, compared with 29.2 trillion won in 2016, putting the tech titan on course for a record annual profit.

Business Pranksters board trans sans trousers for 2018 No trousers Subway Ride
Author: 0 Pranksters board trans sans trousers for 2018 No trousers Subway Ride

The event kicked-off at 3:00 p.m. Sunday in New York City , with commuters meeting at the Union Station. "I'm wearing two pairs of socks, and two pairs of underwear". The movement was started by NYC's own Improv Everywhere and has been embarrassed by cities including London, Berlin and Brasil. From there they went to an after-party which was also celebrated in the same fashion, the report stated.

Business FERC rejects DOE NOPR, kicking resilience issue to grid operators
Author: 0 FERC rejects DOE NOPR, kicking resilience issue to grid operators

The decision is a setback to President Donald Trump's efforts to prop up ailing coal-fired plants and nuclear power stations, as well as the mining industry. Hours before the Department of Energy's (DOE) controversial notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) was rejected by FERC, Apple Inc. on Monday weighed in, charging that the proposal would "inhibit, rather than promote, a well-designed and competitive electricity market".

Business Were Asia Argento and Other Sexual Abuse Survivors Excluded from Golden Globes?
Author: 0 Were Asia Argento and Other Sexual Abuse Survivors Excluded from Golden Globes?

He added that it's been years since a white man has been this nervous in Hollywood, and said that for the male nominees in the audience, it's the first time in months "it won't be terrifying to hear your name read out loud". Despite all of the aforementioned people not attending the 2018 Golden Globes , they still followed along with the happenings of the event online and shared their thoughts.

Business City Crews Preparing for Wintry Mix on Sunday, Jan. 7
Author: 0 City Crews Preparing for Wintry Mix on Sunday, Jan. 7

Temperatures will rise to about 33 degrees this afternoon. In addition, expect some lighter snowfall accumulations of 1"-2" across much of central IN, especially areas northeast of Indy, where you should more snow than sleet/freezing rain.