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Business UK's Bargain Booze firm Conviviality close to collapse
Author: 0 UK's Bargain Booze firm Conviviality close to collapse

The owner of Bargain Booze is on the brink of administration, putting 2,600 jobs at risk, after it failed to raise £125m from an emergency cash call. The firm is a major player in the United Kingdom drinks industry, supplying more than 700 off-licences and serving more than 23,000 pubs and restaurants including the JD Wetherspoon chain, via its Matthew Clark and Bibendum subsidiaries.

Business United States says it pays too much of UN peacekeeping cost
Author: 0 United States says it pays too much of UN peacekeeping cost

The U.S.is the biggest contributor to the U.N.'s 15 peacekeeping missions. The U.N. General Assembly is responsible for determining the peacekeeping budget. Last year, 59 peacekeepers lost their lives as a result of malicious act - highest number ever and a sharp increase over the year before when the figure was 34.

Business Saudi Crown Prince Says Houthi Missiles Show their Weakness
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince Says Houthi Missiles Show their Weakness

After meeting US President Donald Trump and his administration on his arrival in Washington on March 19, the Crown Prince went to Boston. He discussed his plans for economic and social changes in Saudi Arabia, his views on the kingdom's conflicts with Iran and Qatar and the war in Yemen.

Business Mandatory airbag recall to affect millions of Australian vehicle owners
Author: 0 Mandatory airbag recall to affect millions of Australian vehicle owners

Manufacturers Ford , Holden , Volkswagen and BMW among others, will be forced to replace the airbags for free and as soon as possible. The recall affects about 100 million cars worldwide but only 950, 000 affected cars in Australia have had their airbags replaced, that leaves around 2.3 million cars on the road with a question mark.

Business Judge Allows Anti-Corruption Lawsuit Against Trump's DC Hotel To Proceed
Author: 0 Judge Allows Anti-Corruption Lawsuit Against Trump's DC Hotel To Proceed

But, in the case filed in Maryland, the judge wrote in Wednesday's decision that these plaintiffs do indeed have standing-and suggested other states would too if they make the same arguments. "It can hardly be gainsaid that a large number of Maryland and District of Columbia residents are being affected and will continue to be affected when foreign and state governments choose to stay , host events, or dine at the hotel rather than at comparable Maryland or District of Columbia ...

Business Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before Congress
Author: 0 Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before Congress

House Energy and Commerce Committee spokeswoman Elena Hernandez said "The committee is continuing to work with Facebook to determine a day and time for Mr. But the fact that Facebook never bothered to update that critical corner of its privacy settings , years after those changes went into effect, is downright baffling-and speaks to a general a lack of seriousness in the company's attitude toward data transparency.

Business Uber's self-driving vehicle testing suspended in Arizona after fatal crash
Author: 0 Uber's self-driving vehicle testing suspended in Arizona after fatal crash

Elaine Herzberg, 49, was walking her bicycle across an intersection late in the evening of March 18 when she was struck by the autonomous vehicle , police said. Recent figures for testing licenses show that companies such as Apple Inc., Tesla Inc. and Waymo Inc. had more test cars on California's roads. She was taken to hospital but later died from her injuries.

Author: 0 Uber stops AV testing "indefinitely" in California, Pennsylvania, and Toronto

Uber management moved swiftly and confidently even as some auto engineers voiced caution, according to former employees, in a rush to get more cars driving more miles. The news comes less than two weeks after a self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg as she walked her bicycle across a street in Tempe, Arizona.

Business Minimum wage to increase 75 cents from Monday
Author: 0 Minimum wage to increase 75 cents from Monday

Troy Carter, a Democrat. "Not advancing this legislation is a step backwards for our families and our children who live in poverty but want to work", the governor said in a statement pledging to continue pushing the pay boost. "What we need are more women". Sen. Danny Martiny, a Kenner Republican, said Morrell's proposal would create "a lawyer's bonanza", creating new ways for lawyers to sue businesses.

Business Firms Face Fines For Failing To Report Gender Pay Gap
Author: 0 Firms Face Fines For Failing To Report Gender Pay Gap

The biggest difference is within the company's airline, where the average pay for women is 54% less than for men. Global consulting organisation Mercer has reported a 32.3% mean gender pay gap for fixed hourly pay. "It's bad for women who lose out on potential earnings and career opportunities, but also bad for businesses who are failing to properly recruit, promote and reward women".

Business Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Needs Financial Push after Technical Analysis
Author: 0 Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Needs Financial Push after Technical Analysis

It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. (HSIC) by 100.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.44/share. The firm has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Sunday, August 13. The company was downgraded on Tuesday , November 8 by Citigroup. Shapiro Management Ltd Liability holds 3.8% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) for 6.60M shares.

Business GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
Author: 0 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

GlaxoSmithKline Plc ( GSK ) intent to carry out a strategic review of GSK's Horlicks and its other consumer nutrition products which will include an assessment of its 72.45 percent shareholding in the company. On 2/7/2018 GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.63 0.0173472184160044% with an ex dividend date of 2/22/2018 which will be payable on 4/12/2018.

Business Just in: Two suspects allegedly armed by Melaye flee Police custody
Author: 0 Just in: Two suspects allegedly armed by Melaye flee Police custody

Have you read Trendiee Today? Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga , has said that it was clear that there was conspiracy leading to the escape of the two suspects, who recently alleged that Senator Dino Melaye supplies them with arms as well as finance, from the custody of the police in Kogi State.

Business No one hurt when school bus crashes into cemetery
Author: 0 No one hurt when school bus crashes into cemetery

Crews said the mirror of the bus hit the pole, causing it to fall. About 20 students were on the bus heading to Millard North Middle School near South 139th Street and West Center Road when the crash occurred, officials said. She said she was not sure on the students' ages and grades, but she said she knew that all families had been notified. A stopped school bus displays an extended stop sign with flashing red lights, meant to halt motorists.

Business UBS Downgrades Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to Neutral
Author: 0 UBS Downgrades Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to Neutral

Technology stocks led gains on the major indexes, powered by Microsoft's 5.8 percent jump following Morgan Stanley's price target increase on the stock. A beta of 1 indicates that the security's price moves with the market. An RSI between 30 and 70 was to be considered neutral and an RSI around 50 signified no trend.

Business $9.5 Billion Deal Shakes Up Permian Basin
Author: 0 $9.5 Billion Deal Shakes Up Permian Basin

The oil and natural gas company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.04. About 3.10 million shares traded. 36 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 132.33 million shares or 11.84% more from 118.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NASDAQ:FLIR) or 9,960 shares.

Business GDP Revised Up to 2.9% for Q4 2017
Author: 0 GDP Revised Up to 2.9% for Q4 2017

US economic growth slowed less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter as the biggest gain in consumer spending in three years partially offset the drag from a jump in imports. Investment in homebuilding increased at a 12.8 percent rate, rather than the previously reported 13.0 percent pace, after contracting for two straight quarters.

Business Major airline unveils 'cargo class' where passengers are stashed in the HOLD
Author: 0 Major airline unveils 'cargo class' where passengers are stashed in the HOLD

Speaking to the Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce in London, the Sydney Morning Herald reports , Mr Joyce said: "One of the concepts that we have is, maybe if we're not carrying freight, you do something lower where cargo is on the aircraft - do you have an area where people can walk.[or] be used as an exercise area?" Do you have berths like on a train? "We are extremely disappointed with what they've done", Mr Joyce said at an event at the Australian High Commission in London ...

Business Canadian teenager wins $780000 lottery on 18th birthday
Author: 0 Canadian teenager wins $780000 lottery on 18th birthday

Lagarde told lottery officials that she plans to travel and study photography and eventually dreams of landing a job at National Geographic . Charlie, who lives in Quebec province, took two weeks to decide which to opt for, and finally chose the latter option after being told she would not be taxed for it.

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