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Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

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Munich prosecutors have named the person taken into custody as Wolfgang Hatz, former board member at VW unit Porsche . So the brands lose a champion on that front, while other high-ranking VW Group executives with suspected ties to the diesel scandal likely won't be sleeping well for the foreseeable future. Read More »

Uber's CEO Apologizes After London Ban, Mayor Backs Talks

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In a particularly worrying case reported by The Guardian, a man who worked for Uber was allowed to continue working despite an allegation of sexual assault. The mayor of London has proposed Monday, discussions with Uber about its license revoked with a bang Friday, the tension soothing after the apology by the boss of the company. Read More »

Over five lakh Londoners sign petition to save Uber

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Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber's bid to stay on the roads of London, showing the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers for help when it locks horns with regulators. Read More »

Ryanair To Take A Weeks Leave Off Pilots To Solve "Mess-Up"

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The carrier had offered pilots bonus payments of up to €12,000 to forgo their holiday entitlements. He dismissed talk of possible industrial action, including reported plans for a work-to-rule, saying: "There isn't a union". Ryanair estimates that the total cost will be as much as 25 million euros ($30 million) for the cancellations, which were sparked by the over-allocation of pilots' holidays during a relatively busy period. Read More »

Amazon to offer discounts up to 40% on smartphones

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In a move to win over customers, Flipkart's most awaited the big Billion day sale has been started and may offer a tough competition to Amazon great Indian Sale which has started on the same recently disclosed that it will sale Mobile, Electronics, Clothes, and furniture at discounted price in Amazon great Indian Sale 2017. Read More »

Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel agree to forge Europe's No. 2 steelmaker

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The scrip gained 1.64 per cent to close at Rs 687.65 on BSE. Mr. Dwyer said that the deal would allow ThyssenKrupp's German steel making operations to work with Tata's well-regarded plant in the Netherlands. Based on our initial assessment, cost synergies in the range of €400 to €600 million per annum may be realised through integration of commercial functions, R&D and other supporting activities. Read More »

Use CCleaner? Your Security Might Be Compromised

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In a shocking update, it was recently spotted that CCleaner has a major backdoor which can potentially affect 2 Billion people with 2.3 Million people reportedly affected. It disabled a rogue download server on September 15 as part of its cooperation with U.S. law enforcement's investigation. The affected versions of CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud were released on August 15 and August 24 , respectively. Read More »

Leishman in command at BMW golf

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Carding a seven-under 64 in the second round, the American shot three birdies before the turn on Friday, followed by another three on the back nine, impressing the spectators with an eagle on the par-5 15th hole. In 36 holes played, he has made a remarkable 18 birdies, his relentless pace stringing out the field in behind. Marc Leishman is leading the BMW Championship midway through the final round. Read More »

Apache Struts Security Flaw That Equifax Failed to Patch Responsible for Hack

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Shares of rival Experian Plc, which trade in London, dropped as much as 6.4 percent on Thursday. The vulnerability was Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638. "We know that criminals exploited a USA website application vulnerability", it added. The next wave will be scammers sending out e-mails saying they're Equifax, providing a link, which will likely send you to a fake website. It adds that personal information that may have been breached includes names, address and Social Insurance Number and "the ... Read More »

Tesla Increase Range For Free To Help Drivers Escape Irma

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Once upon a time, consumers could purchase a Tesla with a 75 kWh battery, which was proprietarily limited to 60 or 70 kWh. However, some of those vehicles are obviously still on the road, and Tesla certainly did the right thing by maxing out their range in Florida . Read More »

Equifax Announced Cyber security Incident has Affected 143 million consumers Information

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Still, they want everybody to sign up for their credit file monitoring and identity theft protection with TrustedID Premier , a credit monitoring service that is also operated by Equifax . If someone else goes to take out a loan in your name, the lender will not be able to pull your report and therefore can not extend the credit. "I can also use it to try to con somebody else". Read More »

Netflix Offered for Free on T-Mobile's Unlimited Family Plan

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Are there any caveats? . But customers can apply the $10 monthly credit from T-Mobile to Netflix's $12 per month premium plan so they pay just $2 a month for that service, which offers ultra-high resolution 4K video streams and allows subscribers to tune in Netflix videos on up to four devices at once. Read More »

As deadline looms, Trump may punt fate of Iran deal to Congress

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Haley described the JCPOA as a "very flawed and very limited agreement" that was "designed to be too big to fail". Moreover, the JCPOA continues to give Iran far more than it does the United States and its allies, since it granted - for the first time - an Iranian right to enrich uranium, and legitimized a regime that had correctly been an worldwide pariah. Read More »

Hungary and Slovakia Lose in Fight Over EU Migrant Quotas

In response to the migration crisis that hit Europe in the summer of 2015, the Council of the European Union demanded that member countries should help Italy and Greece deal with the migrant arrivals. Despite earnest efforts from some European Union leaders, there have not been much of a progress in that area and millions remain stranded in the country they first arrived namely Italy and Greece leading to more political tensions in those two countries. Read More »

Temple Community Shaken Up By Student's Murder

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Hupperterz was formally charged with the murder of Burleigh on Sunday, a day after they found the girl's body on the property of Hupperterz's grandmother. Temple University officials released a statement Saturday expressing sympathy to Burleigh's family. Investigators say Hupperetz killed Burleigh with a blunt instrument and strangulation in or close to his Philadelphia apartment in the early hours of Thursday 31 August after the pair left a bar together. Read More »

Prince William and Kate Middleton announce they're expecting third child

Kensington Palace confirmed the news in a statement today, the Queen is said to be "delighted" with the news. As with her previous two pregnancies, the duchess, 35, is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum , or severe morning sickness. The royals have said from the time of their engagement that they wanted to have a family - the only question was how many children they wished for. Read More »

Apple Joins Latest Battle Over Net Neutrality

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Without strong protections Internet service providers (ISPs) would be permitted to block websites , slow traffic, or charge new access fees. "Nothing about the internet was broken in 2015", he said , speaking of when the FCC moved to regulate the internet as a public utility under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. Read More »

Ahead of the Bell: Economy-GDP

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The U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 3 percent in the second quarter, up from the first estimate of 2.6 percent, according to the Department of Commerce. But the current devastation in Southeast Texas is expected to impact the third quarter economic growth, with economic activity significantly disrupted in the Houston, Victoria, and Corpus Christi metro areas. Read More »

Astros and Rangers to play at Tropicana Field

They'd visit the Rangers in Arlington for this week's three-game set, and host the series originally scheduled to be played in Arlington on September 26. Houston will lose three home games this week, and maybe more if the flood waters keep rising. Both teams were in California this past weekend, with the Rangers in Oakland and the Astros taking on the Angels. Read More »

North American Trade Reps Start Talks on NAFTA Overhaul

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Lighthizer has appeared before the Ways and Means Committee at multiple hearings and meetings recently, and each time he has made clear how well he understands the importance of NAFTA to US agriculture. The president's renewed threat Tuesday reignited such concerns. Hours before Trump spoke, Iowa Senator Charles Grassley told reporters the administration was pursuing an aggressive schedule in the talks and that the ideal outcome would be an early agreement on modernizing the 1994 pact. Read More »

Secret Superstar Movie First Song 'Main Kaun Hoon' Released

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The event started with a live performance by Meghna and the composer of the song Amit Trivedi . The video features Insia ( Zaira Wasim ) in a hijab, singing the melodious song. Hailing from a family of music, the soft spoken Meghna Mishra recalled her journey from her beginning to where she had reached today. The song is about how she is finding to try her identity and she puts it across beautifully in this song. Read More »

Total, Maersk in $7.5b Deal

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Under the deal to acquire Maersk, Total could be the second-largest offshore operation in northwest Europe, which is the seventh largest oil and gas producing region in the world. "We imagine the investors won't be overly enthused with the idea of buying more oil barrels when they are overly concerned with falling oil demand", Bernstein said Monday in a note that praised the deal for adding potentially profitable barrels. Read More »

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL)

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Shares of Foot Locker are down 23.35% to $36.39 to sit at less than half of their 52-week high. Atlanta Capital Group increased Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLF) stake by 30,434 shares to 301,381 valued at $7.01M in 2016Q4. The legal version of this piece can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/rothschild-investment-corp-il-boosts-position-in-foot-locker-inc-nysefl-updated-updated-updated/1268553.html. Read More »

Trump Scraps Plan for White House Infrastructure Council

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If inventory declines continued at the current pace, US stocks would fall below the five-year average in two months. The dollar index rose 0.06 percent, with the euro down 0.22 percent to $1.1742, after hitting a three-week low following news of concern about its gains from within the European Central Bank. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty trade in green; Infosys gains 3% on share buyback proposal

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Among the top index gainers: Coal India rose 4 percent, Infosys advanced 4.5 percent, Bharti Airtel gained 2.3 percent while NTPC was up 4.1 percent. The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.07 percent higher at 9,904.15, after earlier advancing as much as 0.51 percent. HDFC Bank fell 0.7% after lowering interest rate on savings accounts by 50 basis points to 3.50% on balance of up to five million rupees. Read More »

WRAPUP 1-US retail sales post biggest increase in seven months

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Excluding sales of autos, gasoline, building materials and food services, so called "core sales" surged 0.6% last month following an upwardly revised 0.1% increase in June. Long-suffering department stores likewise showed signs of life. Prices could decline further as a separate report from the Labor Department on Tuesday showed the cost of imported motor vehicles fell in July for the second consecutive month. Read More »

Target to buy software startup for faster product delivery

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Amazon and Walmart.com shoppers can choose from a variety of delivery options, including, in some cases, speedy same-day delivery, and Target wants their customers to have these options as well. "There's clearly an arms race going on from the mass merchants, recognizing that getting everyday essentials in the hands of customers is critical", Michael Lasser, an analyst at UBS Group AG, said in a note published by Bloomberg . Read More »

Toyota and Mazda to jointly build a $1.6 Billion US Assembly Plant

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The US-based manufacturing plant is set to begin operations in 2021, and is expected to produce around 300,000 vehicles per year, with the output divided between both firms. The two Japanese automakers, which had been contemplating a possible business alliance, judged it necessary to strengthen their partnership. In a tweet , President Trump - who had criticised that plan - called the new deal " a great investment in American manufacturing! ". Read More »

Strong dollar imperils economy and jobs, RBA warns

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Although jobs growth is picking up and the unemployment rate is expected to edge lower over the next couple of years, wages growth remains feeble. Although they noted that "an appreciating exchange rate would be expected to result in a slower pick-up in economic activity and inflation than now forecast", at its current level, the AUD has not materially affected their forecasts . Read More »

Lengthy delays at Australian airports after 'Islamic-inspired terrorism' plots

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been assessing the new arrangements with police, domestic intelligence agency ASIO and the Office of Transport Security. Colvin on Sunday declined to discuss potential charges that the four men in custody might face. "There is still the ability for people to have sophisticated plots and sophisticated attacks remain a real threat", he said. Read More »