• NAB plans 6000 job losses in digital banking revamp
NAB plans 6000 job losses in digital banking revamp

They also face a hefty new government levy to raise AU$6.2 billion over four years through a 0.06 percent charge on the borrowings of the big five banks - ANZ, Commonwealth, Macquarie, NAB and Westpac. The bank also reported a net profit of $5.28 billion for FY17. The 2016 profit of $352 million profit was primarily the result of the NAB's sale...

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  • Climbing to be banned on sacred Australian rock
Climbing to be banned on sacred Australian rock

Traditional owners have been asking visitors not to climb Uluru since the 1985 handback and signs requesting people reconsider climbing have been in place at the base of the climb area since 1992. According to Parks Australia , the climb is the traditional route taken by Mala on their arrival at Uluru, and the path is of great significant to Anang...

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  • Why Robert Rodriguez Actually Cast Rose McGowan In Grindhouse
Why Robert Rodriguez Actually Cast Rose McGowan In Grindhouse

McGowan reached a $100,000 settlement with Weinstein 20 years ago but says that she learned over the summer that that previous settlement "had never included a confidentiality clause". Just as I finished telling Rose this, I saw Harvey walking around the party! Of the more than 50 alleged victims, McGowan was among the first prominent actresses...

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  • Israel to postpone controversial 'annexation' bill
Israel to postpone controversial 'annexation' bill

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu postponed a vote on the bill by a ministerial committee that was scheduled to take place on Sunday, with an Israeli official saying "diplomatic preparation" was needed. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull checked into the King David Hotel in Jerusalem at 2 p.m. on Monday, just less than two days ...

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  • Bloodhound vehicle attempts to beat land speed record
Bloodhound vehicle attempts to beat land speed record

A supersonic auto that has been created to reach a world land speed record of 1,000 miles per hour (mph) has undergone its first public test run in England. The auto put in a series of "slow speed" runway tests Thursday which took the vehicle to a relatively sluggish 200 miles per hour. Project director Richard Noble said, however, that the 10-ye...

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  • Senate votes to repeal consumer banking rule
Senate votes to repeal consumer banking rule

With only two Republicans voting no - Sens. Why risk bipartisan consumer ire to support big banks? The Hill reports that Republican Senators Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and John Kennedy (La.) voted with Democrats to keep the rule in place, but it was not enough.

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  • Activists Win As Lord And Taylor Flagship Building Sold
Activists Win As Lord And Taylor Flagship Building Sold

After that, it will be converted into WeWork's NY headquarters along with WeWork office space and a redesigned Lord & Taylor store of approximately 150,000 square feet (14,000 square meters), according to the companies. HBC has repeatedly claimed its real estate is worth three times more than its current market cap. As the retail industry tri...

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  • Tesla to set up China plant without local partners
Tesla to set up China plant without local partners

According to commentators, China's electric-vehicle market is already the world's largest and is likely to grow fast, especially as the government planned to require that all automakers' sales include a certain percentage of electric vehicles from 2019.

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  • Pollution-related deaths in India rank among the highest globally, study reveals
Pollution-related deaths in India rank among the highest globally, study reveals

The report, published Thursday in The Lancet , says that the deaths of approximately 9 million people worldwide in 2015 were linked to some form of pollution - air, water, soil, chemical or occupational pollution. Toxic water is responsible for another 1.8 million death each year; sewage-laced water, for instance, is often linked to illnesses li...

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  • Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings agree to 1-year contract
Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings agree to 1-year contract

Athanasiou had until December 1 to sign with a club, the Red Wings leaving at least some time to spare. Wilson will likely slot into a bottom-six role with the Red Wings and has no fantasy value. Despite this, the Red Wings still have some of the NHL's most exciting young players on their roster in Dylan Larkin, Anthony Mantha and of course, Atha...

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  • Investors Are Turning Their Attention Towards Coca-Cola Company (KO)'s Technicals
Investors Are Turning Their Attention Towards Coca-Cola Company (KO)'s Technicals

Frontier Investment Mgmt Company, a Texas-based fund reported 31,738 shares. It increased, as 49 investors sold KO shares while 618 reduced holdings. Moreover, Hood River Capital Management Llc has 0.73% invested in the company for 408,642 shares.

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  • 'Move the World' video promotes Detroit for new Amazon headquarters
'Move the World' video promotes Detroit for new Amazon headquarters

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola discusses the city's decision to not pursue Amazon's proposed second headquarters at a news conference, Thursday, Oct. The company also says it's looking for a tax-friendly climate for it's second headquarters. Seventy-three community groups from cities across the US have signed onto a "wish list" for Amazon in a...

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  • Sorry Uber, Google Parent Alphabet Invests $1B in Lyft
Sorry Uber, Google Parent Alphabet Invests $1B in Lyft

Lyft is deepening ties to Alphabet despite its partnership with General Motors, which has invested $500m. Lyft and Waymo ( Alphabet's self-driving vehicle division) struck up a partnership earlier in May, and Alphabet choosing to lead Lyft's campaign in raising $1 billion reiterates Alphabet's dedication to remaining on as much of Lyft's goo...

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  • Iran tension and doubts over Iraq supplies stabilise oil prices
Iran tension and doubts over Iraq supplies stabilise oil prices

Brent crude climbed 1.2 percent to $57.88 per barrel. Global benchmark Brent crude futures traded 54 cents higher at $58.42 a barrel at 1242 GMT, just after reaching their highest level in three weeks at $58.49 a barrel. Oil prices traded higher Wednesday, supported by ongoing political tensions in the Middle East. In an otherwise typically qui...

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  • Ford recalling 1.3 million F-series pickups
Ford recalling 1.3 million F-series pickups

The recall includes trucks sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The fix is created to prevent doors from not opening or closing properly. If a person is able to open and close the door regardless of these conditions, the door may not latch properly and could pop open while driving, "increasing the risk of injury".

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  • 2 aviation cops who dragged doctor off United flight fired
2 aviation cops who dragged doctor off United flight fired

They were identified only as an aviation security officer and a sergeant. United Airlines came under fire after video showed Dao being forcibly dragged from the flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Summoned by United, three unarmed aviation security officers boarded Flight 3411 and dragged a flailing and bloodied Dao down the aisle...

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  • Ontario college staff on strike
Ontario college staff on strike

That offer had three proposals to improve education quality for students and treat faculty fairly: a 50:50 ratio of full-time to contract faculty, which now sits at over 70% contract faculty; increased job security for partial-load faculty, who now work on one-semester contracts; and academic freedom to give faculty a stronger voice in academic dec...

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  • What Are Analysts Suggestions On Wells Fargo & Company
What Are Analysts Suggestions On Wells Fargo & Company

The Eastern Bank holds 317,580 shares with $17.60 million value, down from 328,461 last quarter. Wells Fargo's third-quarter profits took a beating this quarter, falling 18 percent, after the bank had to set aside about $1 billion for legal expenses related to its mortgage practices before the financial crisis.

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  • SC judges to test if Sabarimala ban on women can stay
SC judges to test if Sabarimala ban on women can stay

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also framed six questions to dealt with by the constitution bench. In January 2016, the court had questioned the ban, saying this could not be done under the Constitution. The Kerala government informed the court that women of all ages should be allowed entry and worship at Sabarimala Ayya...

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  • Bank of America earnings top Wall Street estimates
Bank of America earnings top Wall Street estimates

Also like its two competitors, Bank of America had to set aside some additional money to cover soured credit card loans. Capital Management Corp VA now owns 10,385 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $252,000 after purchasing an additional 33 shares during the period.

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  • Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun resigns amid strong guidance for Q3
Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun resigns amid strong guidance for Q3

In an emotional letter sent to all employees, Kwon said that while announcing his retirement was the most hard thing for him to do, he believed it was the right time and in the best interest of the company, amid continuing controversy around Samsung vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong, arrested on charges of bribery .

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  • This Friday the 13th Marks Flight 666's Final Trip to Hel
This Friday the 13th Marks Flight 666's Final Trip to Hel

After Friday, the flight number will change from AY666 to AY954. Flying from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Helsinki, Finland, Flight 666 has been carrying travellers on the "unluckiest day of the year" since 2006. Pilot Juha-Pekka Keidasto said, "It has been quite a joke among the pilots. It's only a coincidence for me". The Number of the Beast is ...

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  • Wal-Mart Expects Online Sales to Double Next Year
Wal-Mart Expects Online Sales to Double Next Year

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 32 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 3.21% of shares outstanding. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/11/wal-mart-stores-inc-wmt-releases-fy19-earnings-guidance....

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  • Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda Tax
Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda Tax

The vote sets the stage for a final vote on Wednesday to repeal the tax, which aroused the ire of consumers and retailers who say their businesses have been adversely affected. Bloomberg has spent $5 million on ads supporting the Cook County sweetened beverage tax - citing the health benefits of fewer pop sales. After delays related to a lawsuit ...

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  • A Look at Tesla's 3Q17 Deliveries and Production Figures
A Look at Tesla's 3Q17 Deliveries and Production Figures

Governor of Puerto Rico , Ricardo Rossello was quick to jump on the offer, replying back to Musk's offer with "Let's talk". The company delivered 22,026 car units in the previous quarter. Getting to 20,000 in monthly production by December now seems like a hopeless expectation, as does CEO Elon Musk's prediction that Tesla will manufactur...

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  • South Korea develops non-lethal weapon to use against North Korea
South Korea develops non-lethal weapon to use against North Korea

South Korea claims it has secured the technology it needs to build a non-lethal bomb that can paralyse North Korea's power systems. South Korea have developed what they are calling a blackout bomb that would wipe out North Korean electricity without killing anyone if Kim Jong-un tried to attack.

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  • Wine Country Wildfires Torch California Homes
Wine Country Wildfires Torch California Homes

The Atlas Peak fire was the largest, quickly growing to more than 200 acres near Napa, and a fire near Calistoga had burned several buildings and prompted mandatory evacuations along several roads. The fires spread across roads and burned several structures, local officials told CNN. Residents throughout the Bay Area could smell the smoke blanket...

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  • Google and Tesla have plans to help rebuild Puerto Rico
Google and Tesla have plans to help rebuild Puerto Rico

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria , Puerto Rico has struggled to regain communications services . The island, home to almost 3.5 million people, remains crippled by the Category 4 storm that struck last month, which disabled more than 90 percent of Puerto Rico's cell towers and left its communications infrastructure in shambles.

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  • Renewables to grow by 1 TW by 2022 - IEA
Renewables to grow by 1 TW by 2022 - IEA

The US is the second largest market for renewables, but there is uncertainty in the future over federal tax reforms, global trade and energy policy, the report said. China is leading the renewable electricity capacity expansion over the forecast period with over 360 gigawatts of capacity coming online, or 40 percent of the global total.

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  • Shooting in Las Vegas kills 59, injures more than 500
Shooting in Las Vegas kills 59, injures more than 500

Sullivan told CBS News that Paddock purchased five rifles from the store in the past year, including one that was sold September 28, the day Paddock checked into the Mandalay Bay Hotel , where he launched an attack that killed at least 58 people and wounded or injured more than 500.

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  • New Ford CEO Jim Hackett promises a leaner, smarter company
New Ford CEO Jim Hackett promises a leaner, smarter company

Many automotive manufacturers are now warning that product range, which is predominantly internal combustion engine, will reduce profit margins of conversion to fully electric vehicles. The company says it will offer internet connectivity on all of its USA -bound models by 2019 and in 90 percent of its vehicles sold worldwide by 2020.

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  • Britain's oldest airline flies into administration
Britain's oldest airline flies into administration

However, Monarch chief executive Andrew Swaffield said the "root cause" was terrorism in Egypt and Tunisia, as well as the collapse of the market in Turkey. "These new flights will be at no extra cost to you", it continued. We'd also like to hear from people who work for Monarch and what the administration means for them.

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  • Uber CEO meets with TfL after licence withdrawal
Uber CEO meets with TfL after licence withdrawal

Among the issues raised by Transport for London include how Uber reports serious criminal offences, how drivers' medical certificates are obtained, and how criminal record checks are conducted. Sources familiar with the contact between Uber and TfL said the meeting was not likely to yield any immediate results, with talks likely to continue o...

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  • VN manufacturing PMI uplifts in September
VN manufacturing PMI uplifts in September

Non-metallic mineral products (75.5 points) hit a new record high, reflecting the strength of demand for building-related products. Manufacturing output rose further at the end of the third quarter. Aw added, referring to the peso's persistent weakness against the greenback. "Not only did the cheaper currency fail to provide a boost to exports, i...

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  • 'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader
'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader

In a recent YouTube campaign film, he complained that "we have gone down the road of mediocracy and compromise, we don't like the idea of excelling of anything because we worry that it implies that somebody is less good". Asked if he would "ban the burka", Mr Bolton said: "I don't think it's about banning the burka, is it?" Mr Bolton said he beli...

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