• R&F Properties step in to buy Wanda's hotel businesses
R&F Properties step in to buy Wanda's hotel businesses

Wanda-owned cinema chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc and Hollywood studio Legendary Entertainment said on Tuesday they were insulated from the Chinese regulator's curbs. R&F, one of the nation's top 20 developers by contracted sales, will pay 19.9 billion yuan ($2.9 billion) for the hotels and Sunac will pay 43.8 billion yuan for a 91 percen...

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  • The world's plastic problem, in two charts
The world's plastic problem, in two charts

All of us have an obligation to use materials-including plastics-as efficiently as possible, to use them wisely, and to recycle and recover as much as we can. The scientists compiled production statistics for resins, fibres and additives from a variety of industry sources. Writing in the journal Science Advances , Geyer notes that plastic produc...

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  • Kuwait's oil minister says market will balance by end-March 2018
Kuwait's oil minister says market will balance by end-March 2018

Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports in May fell to 6.924 million barrels per day (bpd) from 7.006 million bpd in April, official data showed on Tuesday. "It is likely that the focus of both participants and observers will increasingly shift to compliance with supply accords over the coming months, and how to counter a historical tendency for complia...

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  • Murphy completes move to boyhood club Newcastle
Murphy completes move to boyhood club Newcastle

Rafael Benitez's men have forked out £12m to take Murphy from Carrow Road, meaning a dream come true move for the boyhood Newcastle supporter. "I can't wait to get started". " We hope he can show us the passion, commitment and ability that he showed in the Championship last season ". City have already made seven signings this summer and the money...

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  • Stock Buzz: United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Stock Buzz: United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)

If UAL is undervalued and the market situation is in decline stage, it might be a good investment too. Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this UAL . ( UAL ) opened at 78.90 on Wednesday. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Stephens initiated United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL ) rating ...

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  • Karan Johar apologises for 'nepotism' barb
Karan Johar apologises for 'nepotism' barb

He was joined by Varun Dhawan and Saif Ali Khan , who too took a dig at Kangana indirectly for talking about nepotism in the industry. The actor won the award for Best Performance in a Comic Role for his role in Dishoom . He came forward and took the onus of the joke and said that it was all his mistake. . Johar also said that he doesn't wa...

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  • Cabinet gives in-principle nod on ONGC-HPCL mega merger
Cabinet gives in-principle nod on ONGC-HPCL mega merger

Later, another news report said that ONGC officials are of the view that no premium is required to be paid since HPCL is openly traded in the market and is already fairly valued. A well integrated oil company would be in a better position to compete with global oil majors in overseas asset acquisitions. The stake sale is expected to be completed ...

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  • The Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
The Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Ameritas Invest Prtn reported 0.01% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Among 21 analysts covering Anthem Inc ( NYSE:ANTM ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. This represents an increase of 184% compared to the typical daily volume of 946 call options. (NYSE:CMG). Moreover, Finemark Commercial Bank & Tru has 0.01% invested in Chipotle Mexican...

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  • Sell-side Perspectives on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) & Agile Therapeutics, Inc
Sell-side Perspectives on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) & Agile Therapeutics, Inc

The current consensus rating on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX ) is Buy (Score: 2.88) with a consensus target price of $130.70 per share, a potential 1.11% downside. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Ltd reported 0.43% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals by 2,699.4...

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  • $90M spent million fighting BC wildfires since April 1
$90M spent million fighting BC wildfires since April 1

A public meeting for evacuees from the Cariboo Regional District, including Williams Lake and 100 Mile House, will take place in Kamloops tonight at the Sagebrush Theatre. "It hasn't been fun because I've just been imagining everything we could lose", said evacuee Valerie Diamond. "In zones where evacuation orders are in effect, we continue to pr...

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  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Position Increased by Prospera Financial Services Inc
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Position Increased by Prospera Financial Services Inc

Lucas Cap reported 1.83% stake. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company sold 3,160 shares as O Reilly Automotive Inc New (ORLY)'s stock declined 6.25%. City Holding Co. Aqr Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% in Copart, Inc. Mastrapasqua Asset accumulated 7,918 shares. Jfs Wealth Advisors Limited Liability Corporation holds 53,965 sha...

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  • Burglars release 40K mink from MN farm
Burglars release 40K mink from MN farm

Because the mink were domesticated they are not expected to survive in the wild, though some mink may survive initially and may be loose in the area, said the sheriff's report. "It's pretty hard to steal 30,000 to 40,000 mink". The 40,000 animals have an estimated value of $750,000. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office has notified state and feder...

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  • U.S. officials looking for steps by China to open markets
U.S. officials looking for steps by China to open markets

But the talks are not expected to solve larger problems, such as USA complaints about China's excess capacity in steel and aluminum and subsidies for state-owned enterprises, nor China's complaints about US refusals to sell Beijing advanced technology products.

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  • IBM shares fall after worse-than-expected second quarter revenue decline
IBM shares fall after worse-than-expected second quarter revenue decline

These results continue to reflect how IBM is wing clipped by its legacy business, while also proving the difficulty the company is facing in entering the competitive cloud space, and regaining relevance. "Bringing these pieces together will be critical for IBM build more strategic client relationships that sustain revenue opportunities long aft...

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  • Intel Corporation (INTC) Position Cut by Crestwood Advisors Group LLC
Intel Corporation (INTC) Position Cut by Crestwood Advisors Group LLC

The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Monday, March 14. (NASDAQ:WFM) has risen 16.62% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 56.73% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 19 by Argus Research. On Thursday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform".

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  • Morgan Stanley 2Q profit beats forecasts, helped by trading
Morgan Stanley 2Q profit beats forecasts, helped by trading

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) reported second quarter earnings and revenue that topped analysts expectations on Wednesday. Shares of Morgan Stanley , which wraps up the quarterly earnings season for the big lenders, were up 2.5 percent at $46.29 in premarket trading.

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  • Fox News reporter storms out of White House press briefing
Fox News reporter storms out of White House press briefing

He quipped, "If it was on camera , I might not be". " John Roberts is bored today; he's stepping out", Sanders said as he stepped out. "I have a live shot", Roberts later tweeted . And White House reporters - most notably CNN's Jim Acosta - have repeatedly chastised Spicer's communications shop for scaling back press access just six months...

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  • Bush Lawyer: Revoke Kushner's Security Clearance Or Give It To Putin
Bush Lawyer: Revoke Kushner's Security Clearance Or Give It To Putin

Even still it might be difficult to prove that Kushner intentionally lied to cover up his meetings with foreign officials, particularly with the Russians, but, given the circumstantial evidence on the record so far, it's increasingly hard to come to any other conclusion.

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  • Trump Slams Reports Of A Second
Trump Slams Reports Of A Second "Secret" Putin Meeting As "Fake News"

According to the Washington Post , Trump had his first face-to-face meeting with Putin during the summit July 7; later that same day he attended a couples-only dinner with other world leaders. Trump initiated the meeting by leaving his seat in the Hamburg Philharmonic to sit next to Putin. Trump is under intense scrutiny by Congress and a spe...

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  • Air India says staff interest will be safeguarded
Air India says staff interest will be safeguarded

Once the country's major aviation player, Air India has lost market share to better-run private airlines such as IndiGo, whose share of the market in January stood at 39.8 percent; and Jet Airways with a share of 15.5 percent. In a bid to save up to 100 million rupees ($1.6 million) over 10 months, the airline chose to stop serving non-vegetarian...

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  • End in sight to 'rip-off' charges on credit cards
End in sight to 'rip-off' charges on credit cards

Consumers may now be charged 20 per cent extra when paying for an item by credit card, which totted up to an estimated £473m in 2010. Government agencies such as the DVLA and local councils are also guilty of card payment surcharges, but the government has said it will tackle these bodies too.

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  • Trump and Putin met twice at G20 in Germany
Trump and Putin met twice at G20 in Germany

One of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers defended a meeting that the president's son had with Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign, suggesting the fact that the Secret Service allowed the meeting showed it was not "nefarious".

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  • Reckitt Benckiser agrees USD4.2bn price for food business with McCormick
Reckitt Benckiser agrees USD4.2bn price for food business with McCormick

RBC Capital Markets analysts said it "feels to us like a very high price for a USA oriented ambient food business". The UK company sold its French's Mustard unit to US food group McCormick for $4.2 bln, a spicy 7.4 times sales - even though there's no recovery story and limited synergies.

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  • Dollar catches breath after plunging on collapse of USA healthcare bill
Dollar catches breath after plunging on collapse of USA healthcare bill

Sterling was lower, with GBP/USD down 0.34% to 1.3010 after data showing that the annual rate of inflation in Britain fell for the first time since October last month. "The Republicans have fallen short of the votes required to pass the legislation in the Senate". "If the bills won't pass, there will be no money for tax cuts".

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  • Ant-Man And The Wasp Gets Walton Goggins; Films Soon
Ant-Man And The Wasp Gets Walton Goggins; Films Soon

You may recall the original Ant-Man was first developed by writer/director Edgar Wright ( Shaun of the Dead, Baby Driver ), who worked on his vision for more than a decade. Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly are set to return as the eponymous superheroes alongside Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Michael Peña as Luis, and T.I.

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  • Morgan Stanley Reaffirms
Morgan Stanley Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) has 0.00% since July 18, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. The stock of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 29. The company has market cap of 1.56 billion GBP. The Firm operates through the Marketing segment. It has a 19.06 P/E ratio. The Company's operating d...

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  • Man Throws Dog Across Street During Montclair Road Rage Incident
Man Throws Dog Across Street During Montclair Road Rage Incident

Montclair police said the New Jersey SPCA and local Montclair Animal Control have taken over the investigation and would be the one to pursue criminal charges as they deem appropriate. He then tosses the dog out into the street, jumps into his auto and takes off. The younger man was identified as Dione, who is charged with two counts of animal c...

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  • Discovery, Scripps Shares Rise Following Report on Merger Talks
Discovery, Scripps Shares Rise Following Report on Merger Talks

Shares of Scripps Networks Interactive soared 14 percent after the closing bell on Tuesday while Discovery Communications shares were up 9 percent, a reaction to a Wall Street Journal report saying the two TV companies were discussing a possible merger.

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  • BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc
BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc

Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 124,132 shares of the mining company's stock worth $4,508,000 after buying an additional 13,770 shares during the period. HSBC Holdings plc cut BHP Billiton Limited from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "sector performer" rating ...

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  • Pizza Hut to Hire 14000 New Drivers this Year
Pizza Hut to Hire 14000 New Drivers this Year

The hiring effort will add an estimated 3,000 new Pizza Hut drivers per month through the end of the year. One way in which the company is ensuring that Pizza Hut gets back on top is with speedier service as there have been complaints of customers' pizza arriving cold or taking too long.

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  • Case against Bal Gangadhar Tilak's great-grandson Rohit Tilak for allegedly raping woman
Case against Bal Gangadhar Tilak's great-grandson Rohit Tilak for allegedly raping woman

The case was reportedly registered against Tilak late on Monday night. The complainant while speaking to media today claimed that she was under great pressure as she received "death threats" from Tilak's family. The woman says that after she realised she is pregnant, she tried to reason with Tilak to marry her sooner, but was assaulted and beat...

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  • 18-year-old son of IAS officers jumps from 20th floor, dead
18-year-old son of IAS officers jumps from 20th floor, dead

Around 7.30am, Malabar Hill police received a call from Dariya Mahal saying a body was lying in the building compound. They suspect it to be suicide. Deceased's father Milind Mhaiskaris the Vice President and CEO of MHADA and his mother Manisha Mhaiskar is the Principal Secretary of the Urban Development Department.

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  • Gorkhaland supporter killed in 'police firing', Darjeeling shutdown enters 34th day
Gorkhaland supporter killed in 'police firing', Darjeeling shutdown enters 34th day

The violence took place after the body of GJM worker Ashish Tamang, who was killed allegedly in police firing during Monday's clash with security personnel, was brought to Mirik from Siliguri, where the autopsy was conducted. With food supply severely hit due to the ongoing strike, GJM activists and NGOs of the hills were seen distributing food ite...

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  • Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law
Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law

The objective of the hacking was to embed false news stories of an incendiary nature that led to the current Gulf crisis. "France calls for the lifting, as soon as possible, of the measures that affect the populations in particular, bi-national families that have been separated or students", French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporte...

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  • Vehicle insurance premiums driven to record level by surge in costs
Vehicle insurance premiums driven to record level by surge in costs

CALLS have been made for a review of the compensation system, as it emerged motorists face record insurance hikes of nearly £50 this year amid an "unprecedented" rise in claim costs. This increase was based on calculating quotes given out to 3,250 drivers by all the major comparison websites and direct insurers. This marks an 11 percent increase, a...

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