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Girl Scouts Getting with the Times, Offering New Badges

Girl Scouts Getting with the Times, Offering New Badges

The American youth organization is expanding its STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - program. To create the new badges, the Girl Scouts teamed up with organizations like GoldieBlox, t...

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VW exec to plead guilty in diesel emissions cheating scandal

VW exec to plead guilty in diesel emissions cheating scandal

A meeting was held on Thursday to discuss the situation, and prosecutors reportedly advised the case judge that Schmidt "was planning to plead guilty". US prosecutors have amassed more than 4.3 millio...

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High hopes for health care, tax reform dwindle

High hopes for health care, tax reform dwindle

Evans Jr., PhD, said in a letter to Senate leaders Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. "Let's deliver a health care package that works for everyone". With the Senate poised to vo...

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Chipotle Mexican Grill's (CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill's (CMG) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Instinet

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since July 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500. For the past 5 days of trading, the stock has seen a move of -12.76%. (NYSE:C...

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Existing-home sales fall in June

Existing-home sales fall in June

First-time buyers made up 32% of all transactions in June, the Realtors said, down a tick from 33% and well below the long-run average of 40%. June and July are typically the busiest months for home ...

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AT&T Offers a Possible Preview of Its Time Warner Strategy

AT&T Offers a Possible Preview of Its Time Warner Strategy

In the two years since closing the deal to acquire DIRECTV , AT&T has increased the number of its wireless customers who also have DIRECTV by 31%, to 19.8 million. Shares are down 15% for the year....

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Stories of survival, women to highlight Toronto film festival

Stories of survival, women to highlight Toronto film festival

The 7 September (17) screening of Breathe , which stars Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, in September (17) will mark the film's world premiere. Stories of survival in turbulent times, including David...

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Petronas pulls the plug on Pacific NorthWest LNG project

Petronas pulls the plug on Pacific NorthWest LNG project

But Petronas didn't entirely back out of Canada, promising it remains "committed" to developing "gas assets in Canada" and would "continue to explore all options" in long-term investments. "The demise...

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Northeast water crisis set to last till weekend

Northeast water crisis set to last till weekend

It has been revealed that Irish Water had received numerous warnings and complaints about the condition of a burst water main that has cut off supply in the north-east . A specially engineered section...

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Three Big, Big, Big US Apple Plants are on the Drawing Board

Three Big, Big, Big US Apple Plants are on the Drawing Board

President Trump told the Wall Street Journal during the interview that discussed a range of matters including tax reform, that Mr Cook had called him to confirm plans for the plants were "going forw...

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As McDonald's works on transforming, $1 sodas boost USA sales

As McDonald's works on transforming, $1 sodas boost USA sales

The CEO added that he is leading the chain of 37,000 restaurants worldwide to a future of digital, delivery and an upgraded experience for customers. Those efforts in the USA include introducing in-...

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BMW Group denies any collusion on emissions

BMW Group denies any collusion on emissions

At stake is whether carmakers VW, Audi , Porsche, Mercedes and BMW used German industry committees to discuss pricing of components and technologies, and whether such talks constituted anti-compe...

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Receives An Update From Brokers

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Receives An Update From Brokers

Alpha Windward LLC raised its position in shares of General Motors by 0.4% in the first quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 5,215 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $...

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Lyft hoping you take a ride in Taco Mode

Lyft hoping you take a ride in Taco Mode

If you've ever had a hankering for some Taco Bell after a night of partying, well Lyft has your back . Now, Thalberg said , Taco Mode gives it a new way to give fans a unique experience. "But it...

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Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

According to Sandell, the current approximately $520 million market value of Barnes & Noble is unconscionably low and fails to reflect the true value of the company. If you are accessing this story on...

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Caterpillar Blows Wall Street Away, Stock Pops 5%

Caterpillar Blows Wall Street Away, Stock Pops 5%

Pfizer Inc. Common now has $199.02B valuation . Common (PFE)'s stock declined 3.45%. "If this pattern repeats, the shares could trade to our upside scenario". The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on T...

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Hot Stocks Report: General Motors Company (GM), Barclays PLC (BCS)

Hot Stocks Report: General Motors Company (GM), Barclays PLC (BCS)

Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a "buy" rating and set a $44.00 price target on shares of General Motors in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 20th. T...

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Fact Checking Site Snopes Is Being Held Hostage In Messy Legal Battle

Fact Checking Site Snopes Is Being Held Hostage In Messy Legal Battle

According to Snopes , the website has been cut off from their "historic source of advertising income" due to an outside vendor that provided services for Snopes . And it is this, legal battle wi...

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Michael Kors buys shoemaker Jimmy Choo

Michael Kors buys shoemaker Jimmy Choo

Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital also expressed an interest in Jimmy Choo , but Michael Kors finally captured the brand. " Michael Kors intends to apply the experiences, infrastructure a...

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Suzuki gives early preview of Swift Sport

Suzuki gives early preview of Swift Sport

Hamamatsu, Japan - Suzuki has released the first official picture of its third-generation Swift Sport ahead of its reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The all-new Suzuki Swift Sport will ...

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Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) Receives Average Recommendation of

Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

They expect $0.08 earnings per share, down 80.49% or $0.33 from last year's $0.41 per share. CAMP's profit will be $7.46 million for 22.88 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. FinnCap maintained it...

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Blue Apron rallies after analyst coverage starts

Blue Apron rallies after analyst coverage starts

Blue Apron shares were 18.6% higher Monday as a number of analysts initiated coverage on Monday. The target for APRN is $10.00. Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on Blue Apron Holdings in a...

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Halliburton Company (HAL) hit his 1-Year Low price on 09/27/16

Halliburton Company (HAL) hit his 1-Year Low price on 09/27/16

Bremer National Association has 0.1% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 6,444 shares. Fund Evaluation Grp Ltd Liability holds 0.03% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) or 4,390 shares. T...

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Democrat Chuck Schumer Hands Trump a Perfect Talking Point

Democrat Chuck Schumer Hands Trump a Perfect Talking Point

As I said, I will have much more on this plan to victory-proof the Democrats later, but this seems like a good time to quickly remind Schumer that Hillary Clinton got 3 million more votes than Trump...

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Microchips In Employees? One Company Trying It Out

Microchips In Employees? One Company Trying It Out

The chips will be implanted underneath the skin between the thumb and forefinger, which will allow employees to pay for food and drinks in the company's break room, open security doors, and login into...

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Bush's Baked Beans Announces Voluntary Recall Of 3 Varieties

Bush's Baked Beans Announces Voluntary Recall Of 3 Varieties

The company chose to voluntarily issue the recall after it noticed the potential issue with the cans. 28-ounce Bush's Best Country Style with case UPC of 0003940091974 and 00340001974. Consumers w...

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Gold, silver futures settle higher as U.S. dollar sinks

Gold, silver futures settle higher as U.S. dollar sinks

The sector continued to shine in Europe with a 0.6 percent rise following its best daily performance since September during Wednesday's session. However, he did not cite that strength as a problem nor...

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'Game of Thrones' Season 7, Episode 2: Come Together

'Game of Thrones' Season 7, Episode 2: Come Together

Euron (aka Thrones' very own Jack Sparrow ) proves he really is the best captain in the 14 seas by capturing Yara and slaughtering her fleet easily. As Daenerys noted, Olenna was only there beca...

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Ryanair warned Brexit may lead to cancelled flights

Ryanair warned Brexit may lead to cancelled flights

Mr O'Leary said that the carrier was on track to deliver a 1 per cent reduction in unit costs through the 12 months to the end of March - its full financial year. O'Leary continued: "We took delivery ...

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Didi Chuxing, SoftBank invest $2b in Southeast Asia's taxi-hailing giant Grab

Didi Chuxing, SoftBank invest $2b in Southeast Asia's taxi-hailing giant Grab

On July 24, Uber's Singapore-based rival Grab announced it expected to raise $2.5bn from its latest round of investment; a figure it claims represents the largest in the history of funding in Sout...

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