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Business Domino's partners with Starship Technologies for robot pizza deliveries
Author: 0 Domino's partners with Starship Technologies for robot pizza deliveries

The company's embrace of new technologies and innovations will now see them delve into the use of robotics, where they now aim to undertake robot pizza delivery. "Robotic delivery units will complement our existing delivery methods, including cars, scooters and e-bikes, ensuring our customers can get the hottest, freshest-made pizza delivered directly to them, wherever they are", said Meij.

Author: 0 Keystone XL Pipeline is not a done deal, here's what's ahead

The Obama administration, which declined to give Keystone XL a green-light, offered a projection of 42,100 equivalent full-time jobs during a two-year construction phase. As the growth rate of the oilsands slows, Keystone XL also faces increased competition from other proposed pipelines including Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion, the Enbridge Line 3 replacement, as well as TransCanada's own Energy East pipeline, said Bouchard.

Author: 0 White House: Trump not giving up on overhaul of Obama health law

Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer, for example, submitted the "No Trump Act of 2017" to prohibit the federal government from paying expenses at any Trump hotels, and Rep. One of the latest to be introduced and to target the Trump administration: the " Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act ".

Author: 0 EU Council Chief: Remaining EU Members 'More Determined' Ahead of Brexit Talks

Barnier on Wednesday tweeted a group photo with the words "Our #Brexit team is ready". "Today I can say that we will remain determined and united, also in the future, during the hard negotiations ahead", he added. "We stand on the threshold of a significant moment for Britain as we begin the negotiations that will lead us toward a new partnership with Europe", May said on Monday.

Author: 0 Oil loses out after weekend meeting of OPEC

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Tuesday that the agreement between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers led by Russian Federation to cut output by 1.8 million bpd in the first half of 2017 was likely to be extended.

Author: 0 Dunkin' Brands on watch after Goldman cut

Dunkin Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 9th. (NASDAQ:DNKN)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 28.4 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 5.7 percent.

Author: 0 Canada might follow the USA and United Kingdom with flight 'laptop ban'

A new ban on most electronics in carry-ons on flights from eight mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries tracks back to a laptop bombing past year, a USA official says. flights will be in place for almost seven months, an Emirates spokeswoman said on Tuesday. " Evaluated intelligence indicates that terrorist groups continue to target commercial aviation and are aggressively pursuing innovative methods to undertake their attacks, to include smuggling explosive devices in various ...

Author: 0 Samsung to add AI to S8

Bixby will still execute a task as it understands the users but will ask for more information. The contribution of Bixby in the feature set is high enough to warrant its own dedicated key on the new flagships, so it makes sense for Samsung to unveil Bixby before the devices hog the limelight.

Business Yellen says Fed waiting to see Trump's program
Author: 0 Yellen says Fed waiting to see Trump's program

In a press conference following the decision, Fed chair Janet Yellen said it is "too early" to consider the potential impacts of fiscal policies proposed by US President Donald Trump, adding that they could create "great uncertainty" going forward.

Business Govt Likely To Table GST Bills In Lok Sabha On Monday
Author: 0 Govt Likely To Table GST Bills In Lok Sabha On Monday

March 29 (ANI): The Lok Sabha today passed four key Goods and Services Tax Bills, rejecting amendments moved by the opposition. Besides the parliamentary endorsement of this legislation, another bill must be approved by each of India's state assemblies before the unified tax regime is implemented.

Author: 0 Republicans vote to end U.S. internet privacy

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted 215-205 on Tuesday to repeal rules adopted previous year by the Federal Communications Commission under then-President Barack Obama to require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent before using their data for advertising or marketing.

Author: 0 Toshiba says Westinghouse filing for bankruptcy protection

The company claimed its operations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa would remain unaffected, with the company having secured $800m in debtor-in-possession financing to support the reorganisation. GMB, the union for nuclear workers, warned the bankruptcy could have "far-reaching consequences" for the UK's future nuclear plans and has demanded certainty for the future of Moorside.

Author: 0 Trump health plan punishes the poor

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the caucus chairman. Appearing on MSNBC, Moore said to journalist Chris Hayes that "this is not the time for the Democrats to gloat or throw some kind of party". "A great plan", he said, adding, "And you wouldn't need the Freedom Caucus". "So I have no doubt that that's going to happen very quickly", Trump said at a reception at the White House for senators and their spouses.

Author: 0 Privacy advocates plan to fight Congress' repeal of ISP privacy rules

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to overturn broadband privacy rules established five months ago by the Federal Communications Commission. Republicans and industry groups have blasted that discrepancy, saying it is unfair and confusing for consumers. One report suggested that the Congressional Review Act , the process Congress used to repeal the regulations, even stops similar rules being written in the future.

Business 'We will come out stronger' from Australia defeat, Wolff warns
Author: 0 'We will come out stronger' from Australia defeat, Wolff warns

Hamilton defended Mercedes' decision to bring him in for a pit stop earlier than Vettel. It is not a tag line Hamilton would have used for the past three seasons in which his sole competitor was Rosberg, the reigning champion who watched events from Melbourne unfold at home in Monte Carlo.

Business Trump says Germany owes 'vast sums' to NATO
Author: 0 Trump says Germany owes 'vast sums' to NATO

Trump tweeted that he had a "GREAT" meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, despite reports to the contrary. Berlin's defence budget has always been below NATO's target of 2 per cent of a member's gross domestic product. Trump backed Britain's departure from the European Union and has expressed skepticism of multilateral trade agreements. "That is our task respectively".

Author: 0 Johnson to face Tanihara in WGC Match Play semifinals

The American beat Spaniard Jon Rahm in the final to claim his third tournament victory in a row and climb to the summit of the FedEx Cup standings. Rahm hit a shot through the trees on the 16th and won the hole with a 30-foot birdie. 12 to go 4 up again, but Rahm continued his comeback, closing the deficit to one hole with a birdie on No. 16. I'm really proud of what I did, it was a great week.

Author: 0 Carpetright plc (CPR) Receives GBX 229.80 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

The analysts further lowered their price target on the stock from 750p to 725p to reflect restructuring costs. Standard Chartered's share price, however, has been steady in today's session, having added 0.07 percent to 725.50p as of 13:38 GMT, slightly outperforming the broader London market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index having slipped marginally lower and is now 0.08 percent lower at 7,318.95 points.

Business The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Bank of America Corp (BAC) to
Author: 0 The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Bank of America Corp (BAC) to "Buy"

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BAC. Discovery Capital Management LLC CT purchased a new position in shares of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Author: 0 Counting Votes: Gorsuch May Need Nuclear Path to Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch is on course to become the first Supreme Court nominee to be successfully filibustered since the 1960s-and potentially the last to be filibustered in American history. His confirmation was so non-controversial, it only required a voice vote. Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-California, said Tuesday that the party's constituencies feel "energized" and "emboldened" now that Republicans have failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and believe they can hamstring Trump for the duration of ...

Business Senate Democratic leader seizes on Trump team's offer to work together
Author: 0 Senate Democratic leader seizes on Trump team's offer to work together

Poe went as far to say members of the Freedom Caucus would never have voted "yes" on anything , including the Ten Commandments. "We can not be effective if we continue to vote no". But Rep. Tom Massie, R-Ky., said , "It's fantasy a single Democrat will support repealing Barack Obama's legacy law". NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith reports .

Business SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG) from REIT - Retail - Todays Top Gains
Author: 0 SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG) from REIT - Retail - Todays Top Gains

The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink . The overall volume in the last trading session was 538.1 thousand shares. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide trademark and copyright law.

Business Federal Reserve Raises Rate by 0.25%, What's the Impact on Asia?
Author: 0 Federal Reserve Raises Rate by 0.25%, What's the Impact on Asia?

That has been a key goal for Yellen and one that may keep the Fed on the "gradual" rate hike path it has committed to in prior policy statements, said Beth Ann Bovino, US chief economist for S&P Global Ratings. Fed officials say there could be two more rate hikes in 2017. Finally, can we believe this nice little scenario painted by the Fed? That's a slight change from December, when the Fed projected the interest rate would stand at 2.9% at the end of 2019.

Author: 0 USA lawmakers roll back internet privacy rules for ISPs

Republicans said former President Barack Obama's appointee to the F.C.C., Tom Wheeler, had levied many overbearing regulations for providers that dwarfed their competition with companies such as Google and Netflix. Opponents of those rules have argued that they represented a "power grab" by the FCC and were unfair because they didn't cover web companies like Google and Facebook.

Business New York's Fearless Girl statue to stay on till March 2018
Author: 0 New York's Fearless Girl statue to stay on till March 2018

Supporters now aim to convince New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to let Fearless Girl permanently stare down Charging Bull . City Hall has since confirmed that Mayor de Blasio has agreed to keep " Fearless Girl " in her current location until February 2018, under the Department of Transportation's art programme.

Author: 0 After US, Britain orders devices ban on flights from 6 Mideast nations

Why has this been announced? "Passengers travelling directly to the U.S. from India are not affected", the official said . A United States official told BuzzFeed News the ban had been pushed by the White House, and was spurred by increased chatter in recent weeks that militants wanted to hide bombs in laptops.

Business Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) SVP Sells $281000.00 in Stock
Author: 0 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) SVP Sells $281000.00 in Stock

The stock traded with the volume of 37.08 Million shares in the last trading session. The company's market cap is $12.88 Billion. The 52-week high of Advanced Micro Devices is $15.55 and the 52-week low is $2.6. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Advanced Micro Devices during the fourth quarter valued at about $147,000. Finally, Hood River Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Advanced Micro Devices by 207.1% in the third quarter.

Business White House blocked Russian Federation testimony
Author: 0 White House blocked Russian Federation testimony

Schiff released a statement, asking whether Nunes cancelled the hearing so that the White House would not have to assert executive privilege over her testimony. O'Neil declined to comment Tuesday, and a Justice Department spokeswoman did not return a message seeking comment. House Intelligence Committee's ranking Democrat on Monday called on Nunes, who is chairman of the committee, to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Conservative activists rally around lawmakers who defied Trump on health care

Brooks wants a vote on a measure that goes further in repealing Obama's overhaul. This is a reality that President Trump and the GOP congressional leadership understand. "I think it's time for our folks to come together, and I also think it's time to potentially get a few moderate Democrats on board as well". Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the Freedom Caucus, acknowledged he was doing a lot of "self-critiquing" after the health care defeat.

Business Grip struggles forced Hamilton's early stop in Australia
Author: 0 Grip struggles forced Hamilton's early stop in Australia

Vettel said- "We say this all the time, what this team has done in the last six months has been really tough". There was similar disappointment for Hamilton previous year after he also started on pole but was forced to finish second to now retired teammate Nico Rosberg.

Author: 0 Biffa PLC (BIFF) Earns "Overweight" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co

J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) has risen 9.62% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, April 29. BNP Paribas maintained Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) rating on Monday, August 22. Shore Capital restated a buy rating on shares of Aldermore Group PLC in a research report on Friday, March 10th.

Business Rig contractor Ocean RIG files for bankruptcy protection in US
Author: 0 Rig contractor Ocean RIG files for bankruptcy protection in US

However, global oil prices have rallied recently, prompting oil and gas producers to ramp up spending. Existing shareholders will be effectively wiped out, "diluted to an insignificant amount of the post-restructuring equity of the company", and management will receive about 9.5 percent of the newly issued shares.

Author: 0 Oil drops to lowest since November as USA inventories swell

Oil fell as USA drilling continued to rise, undermining the potential for even an extended OPEC output-reduction deal to rebalance the market. "US data suggests that oil prices around $US50 per barrel are encouraging the restart of idled USA shale oil output, says Dhar, noting that "supply has proven more resilient, lower-cost and quicker to respond than predicted".

Author: 0 Pound Falls as May to Trigger Article 50, Scottish Vote Weighs

The pound fell to its lowest level in a week against the dollar as the United Kingdom gets ready to start the process by which it will leave the European Union and on prospects of a second Scottish independence referendum. "If the United Kingdom government's letter announcing Article 50 contains conciliatory language, and this is echoed in the response from the European Union, then hard Brexit worries could certainly dissipate somewhat further".

Business The White House Touted an Article Making Fun of President Trump's Budget
Author: 0 The White House Touted an Article Making Fun of President Trump's Budget

Legal Services Alabama, the only organization in the state dedicated to representing poor residents, takes several thousand family violence, consumer protection, and housing cases a year, a lot of them at no cost. "Meals on Wheels sounds great". My best guess is that numerous programs Trump has targeted-both those he named and those he did not-will face big reductions for next year, even if they are not as big as Trump requested yesterday.

Author: 0 Uber crash causes firm to pause self-driving car program

Uber said Monday that it is putting self-driving cars back on the road for passengers to hail in Tempe and Pittsburgh, two of the three USA locales where it has said it is testing the vehicles. The incident is a reminder of.how much Uber has riding on the success of self-driving cars. A driver of a Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) Model S vehicle operating in autopilot mode was killed in a collision with a truck in Williston, Florida in 2016.

Business Low inventory sends pending home sales tumbling in January
Author: 0 Low inventory sends pending home sales tumbling in January

These are sales where the contract was signed last month, a nearer term indicator than existing home sales, which is measured of closings. Yun said he continues to expect ebbs and flows in home-buying activity with high demand and limited supply of new homes.

Business Lionel Messi faces four matches ban for 'insulting' assistant referee
Author: 0 Lionel Messi faces four matches ban for 'insulting' assistant referee

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor was also fined 10,000 U.S. dollars by the FIFA disciplinary committee, the world football governing body said on Tuesday. Lionel Messi will be banned from playing 4 games for the Argentine national team for insulting the referee in the 1-0 win over Chile . Barcelona have branded the four-game global ban handed to Lionel Messi for abusing an assistant referee "unjust and totally disproportionate".

Author: 0 Vertex New Combination Therapy VERY Promising, Stock Up

In a report issued on March 23, RBC analyst Douglas Miehm reiterated a Hold rating on VRX , with a price target of $18, which represents a potential upside of 69% from where the stock is now trading. In both studies, rates of discontinuations due to adverse events were low and similar between placebo and treatment groups (2.1% for placebo vs 1.7% for the tezacaftor/ivacaftor combination).

Business Brazil meat scandal: China and European Union suspend imports
Author: 0 Brazil meat scandal: China and European Union suspend imports

South Korea's agriculture ministry said in a statement that it would tighten inspections of imported Brazilian chicken meat and temporarily bar sales of chicken products by BRF , the world's largest poultry producer. The authorities have also increased surveillance of imported meat and meat products from Brazil, reported Todayonline on March 20, 2017. In order to preserve its lucrative trade, Brazilian President Michel Temer even invited ambassadors to a steak dinner to try and prove ...

Author: 0 Brazil meat exports collapse in wake of inspection scandal

In the past month, Brazilian beef sales fell from a $63 million average for the month to a paltry $74,000, as reported by the New York Times . In Macau, the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) reaffirmed in a statement to the press that the measure decided for promoting an embargo on imports of meat from Brazil is "only a precautionary measure".

Business UK envoy gears up to hand over Brexit letter
Author: 0 UK envoy gears up to hand over Brexit letter

The prime minister repeatedly links economy with security, suggesting that she could use the latter as leverage in negotiations with European Union leaders. The U.K. government has said that it wants to recognize the rights of European Union nationals now in the U.K., but that it wants reciprocal rights for the millions of U.K.

Author: 0 Jaitley moves four GST Bill for consideration in Lok Sabha

Passing of the laws in the current session of Parliament is a must to meet the deadline as the Centre and the states will otherwise lose their right to collect indirect taxes after 15 September. The bill, as cleared by the GST Council, has simplified the structure for sharing of the residual amount in the Compensation Fund. Moily said that clarity still eludes any of the provisions of the bill including taxation of special economic zones and the way the anti-profiteering mechanism will work.

Business Oil prices jump after data shows surprise U.S. stock draw
Author: 0 Oil prices jump after data shows surprise U.S. stock draw

However, the fall in U.S. inventories was a modest 237,000 barrels, leaving 528-million barrels in storage, close to record highs. After the rate-hike announcement, the US dollar added to earlier weakness as (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dollar-trades-in-narrow-band-ahead-of-crucial-day-for-currency-markets-2017-03-15) some traders had expected a more hawkish stance regarding the pace of the tightening cycle.

Author: 0 China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules

In 2007, under Republican George W. Bush's administration, the Supreme Court ruled that carbon emissions were essentially a pollutant, Ms Kelly explained. The Asian economic giant now leads the world in total emissions. Its about-face began in 2014 when President Xi Jinping, in a joint declaration with Obama, set a 2030 deadline for emissions to stop rising.

Author: 0 National Express Group PLC (NEX) Price Target Raised to GBX 380

Finally, BNP Paribas restated an "underperform" rating and issued a GBX 52 ($0.65) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, November 8th. The stock's 50 day moving average is GBX 67.87 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 61.77. Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG ) now has a consensus Price Target of $2.28.