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ASA announce stricter controls on stereotypical gender representations within advertising

ASA announce stricter controls on stereotypical gender representations within advertising

This kind of self-awareness is admirable, but will likely never, ever, in a billion years, happen in the United States! Under the new rules, ads of women cleaning up alone after a messy family, men fa...

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United Kingdom to ban 'rip-off' charges for paying by credit card

United Kingdom to ban 'rip-off' charges for paying by credit card

Following an European Union directive which will come into force at the beginning of next year, businesses will be barred from adding extra surcharges for payments via cards. Noel Josephides, chairm...

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Morgan Stanley beats, trading delivers strong results despite 'subdued environment' (MS)

Morgan Stanley beats, trading delivers strong results despite 'subdued environment' (MS)

Rounding off the big U.S. bank reporting session, Morgan Stanley's revenues came in at $9.5bn (£7.3bn), above the $9.1bn expected by analysts, and up six per cent from $8.9bn in the same period past...

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Julian Edelman's Former Teacher Apologizes for Underestimating Him

Julian Edelman's Former Teacher Apologizes for Underestimating Him

At least, that's according to a letter Edelman posted to Twitter on Tuesday from his former teacher, apologising for scoffing at his aspirations more than a decade ago. 'I don't think it fazed you, qu...

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Porsche could phase out diesel engines

Porsche could phase out diesel engines

As Porsche considers moving away from diesel, the German automaker is preparing for its first foray into the electric space. With the Volkswagen Group as a whole focusing its efforts on electrifie...

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Microsoft, Baidu to collaborate on autonomous driving

Microsoft, Baidu to collaborate on autonomous driving

Baidu President Zhang Yaqin said that by joining forces with Microsoft Azure, Baidu's partners outside China will have access to a reliable and safe cloud platform instead of having to develop inter...

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

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

TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 537,728 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $19,531,000 after buying an additional 41,728 shares during the period. If you are viewing this piece of conten...

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Discovery & Scripps reported to be discussing merger

Discovery & Scripps reported to be discussing merger

Should a deal go ahead this year, Discovery would nearly certainly emerge with a lion's share of the stock as the larger company. Quoting two people familiar with the matter, it adds that Viacom h...

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Reckitt Benckiser sells food business to McCormick

Reckitt Benckiser sells food business to McCormick

French's Food, which includes the French's mustard and Cattlemen's brands, was sold to McCormick & Company following a strategic review of the unit, said the FTSE 100 consumer goods giant . Other p...

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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

While the Raj Rajeswari hall in Kurseong area was reduced to ashes after the blaze on Tuesday night, the Trinamool Congress party office in Darjeeling town was also gutted after it was set on fire. ...

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Primark recalls flip-flops over carcinogenic chemical discovery

Primark recalls flip-flops over carcinogenic chemical discovery

The alert involves flip flops from the store's Cedar Wood State range - in khaki, black and blue. According to Science Direct , chrysene is "carcinogenic to humans" and Primark found the substanc...

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Brides angry after bridal chain store announces closing

Brides angry after bridal chain store announces closing

Another bridal chain, David's Bridal , is also now offering a 30 percent bridal gown discount and 20 percent bridesmaid dress discount to anyone who can show an Alfred Angelo receipt. I'm not goi...

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Houston All-Star Correa leaves game with thumb injury

Correa left Monday night's game against the Braves in the fourth inning after hurting his thumb on a swing . Lance McCullers Jr. has spent time on the DL, Collin McHugh has missed the entire season a...

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Washington Companies acquires Canadian diamond corporation for $1.2 billion

Washington Companies acquires Canadian diamond corporation for $1.2 billion

The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Monday, October 19. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 56.34% of the company's stock. Analysts anticipate that Dominion Diamond Corp...

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Johnson & Johnson's medical device sales set the Q2 pace

Johnson & Johnson's medical device sales set the Q2 pace

L P now owns 110,823 shares of the company's stock valued at $12,768,000 after buying an additional 88,510 shares in the last quarter. About 5.51M shares traded. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating a...

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Trump 'Let Down' by Several Republicans in Health Care Bill's Failure

Trump 'Let Down' by Several Republicans in Health Care Bill's Failure

Democrats meanwhile took the opportunity to re-state their resistance to the proposed healthcare repeal process. "This is a moment of reckoning for the Republicans who have been pushing this fo...

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Cinema chain AMC says deals not funded by Chinese parent Wanda

Cinema chain AMC says deals not funded by Chinese parent Wanda

The government is increasing a crackdown on capital outflows in a politically sensitive year in China. "That will be the only way if they can not get further financing from the banking system or the...

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Girl Dies In New Hampshire Ski, Boat Accident

Girl Dies In New Hampshire Ski, Boat Accident

Her father, Sherwood Anderson, was driving the boat and he turned around to go pick up his daughter. Sherwood put the boat into neutral but it passed over Zoe's body at a slow speed, causing serious...

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Amazon Is Already Selling Its Meal Kits

Amazon Is Already Selling Its Meal Kits

This all follows closely on the heels of Amazon's bid to acquire national grocer, Whole Foods, signaling that if Amazon does get into meal kits, it will have an automatic advantage in owning its own...

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Stock with lower future earnings: Xerox Corporation (XRX)

Stock with lower future earnings: Xerox Corporation (XRX)

In the meantime, IBM's 3.9% dividend yield and modest valuation should attract more value investors. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ) last announced its quarterly earni...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of 'connected toy' dangers

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of 'connected toy' dangers

The FBI has issued a warning encouraging parents to carefully check internet-connected toys for any security concerns that could harm children. CloudPets reportedly exposed over 800,000 customer cre...

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Carmelo Anthony not interested in returning to the Knicks

Carmelo Anthony not interested in returning to the Knicks

The 10-time All-Star has a no-trade clause in his contract, while the Knicks are focused on developing their young core, which includes Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr . Now, Anthony and...

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Kings Norton Park joins Birmingham's list of Green Flag spaces

Kings Norton Park joins Birmingham's list of Green Flag spaces

The worldwide quality mark for parks and green spaces is handed out to sites that are "well managed, clean and safe". This worldwide award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that th...

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HOG Suffers on Q2 Results

HOG Suffers on Q2 Results

Its up 1.11% from 1.99 million shares previously. About shares traded. Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ:LMNX) has risen 6.31% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock wit...

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Sad robot takes dip in a fountain

Sad robot takes dip in a fountain

Those who are anxious about robots taking over the world should rest easy tonight - they can't even swim yet. The security robot is a Knightscope K5 robot guard, reportedly tasked with pat...

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Kirk Cousins Appears Totally Fine With Contract Situation, Being Called 'Kurt'

Kirk Cousins Appears Totally Fine With Contract Situation, Being Called 'Kurt'

Speaking on WFJK-FM on Tuesday, Cousins provided his side of the negotiations. Last year , Cousins' first with the franchise tag , the deadline came and went without much in the way of serious n...

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U.S. stocks close mixed ahead of earnings reports

U.S. stocks close mixed ahead of earnings reports

In Asia, share markets were mixed on Tuesday in morning session as the dollar dived on headlines related to USA health-care reforms. The VIX Volatility Index was higher for the day at 9.82 with a gain...

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Student Loan Assistance Trumps 401ks for Many Employees

Student Loan Assistance Trumps 401ks for Many Employees

The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts , an umbrella company that consists of 15 trusts that hold around $12 billion in student loans, is at the center of the legal battle. For the economists who...

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Bank Amer Corp (BAC) Holder Sunbelt Securities INC Lowered Its Stake

Bank Amer Corp (BAC) Holder Sunbelt Securities INC Lowered Its Stake

It has outperformed by 66.36% the S&P500. Bank of America Corporation ( BAC)'s bearish picture have been built after taking the consideration of last five trading activity. Geneva Advisors Llc wh...

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Walmart removes offensive product off website

Walmart removes offensive product off website

CBS News is reporting that Walmart said it was "appalled that this third-party seller listed their item with this description on our online marketplace". The HuffPost first identified the third-p...

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