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by | March 20, 2018 | 12:39

The accident will also make the companies revisit their strategy on testing of self-driving cars. Arizona has also welcomed other companies working on driverless technology, leading The Arizona Republic to proclaim previous year that "With major testing by Waymo, Uber, General Motors, Ford and Intel, Arizona is more than holding its own in the race to attract the self-driving auto industry".

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:47

After its most recent top around $1,334, gold is now above $1,309. The dollar index was up 0.1 per cent at 90.302. Global equities were stuck in their worst run since November. Yields in benchmark 10-year Treasuries held steady, reflecting investor rate hike expectations. Analysts at JPMorgan, however, see a risk the Fed might not only add one more rate rise for this year but for 2019 as well.

by | March 20, 2018 | 10:29

We will think about the future of our great Motherland", said Putin in a victory speech near Red Square, calling for renewed support after a win that he called a vote of confidence, earned under hard times , according to Reuters . "Where the legal framework restricts many fundamental freedoms and the outcome is not in doubt, elections nearly lose their objective", said Michael Georg Link, director of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights who led OSCE observers.

by | March 20, 2018 | 10:21

A spring-time festival that marks the traditional new year for Marathi Hindus, Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar. Maharashtrians wear new clothes, dance, prepare festive foods like Sakkar Bhaat (sweet rice), Shrikhand and Puri, and Puran Poli, the festival is celebrated with friends and family.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:58

Channel 4 this year gained its first female chief executive, Alex Mahon. The broadcaster said that the discrepancy was due to a large number of women lower down the organisation, and the majority of top positions being filled by men. "This report focuses on our gender pay gap, setting out the difference in average hourly pay between men and women across the organisation, as at the public authority snapshot date of 31 March 2017".

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:46

At around 6.04 pm Pacific, police said a 30-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman burst through the doors after kicking them open. The video shows the moment several officers met one of the alleged thieves sitting in a vehicle parked near the Seattle Costco's fire escape.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:40

After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Toys R Us had planned to shed some of its $5 billion debt load and refresh its operations. The company has said that a firm timeline has yet to be determined. The company plans to close all of its remaining 700 stores, so the best advice is to act fast and spend your gift cards immediately whether in-store or online.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:33

It's small (about 1mm x 1mm), but it still has the power of a complete computer, albeit not a hot new one. According to IBM , the miniscule computing platform will be able to "monitor, analyze, communicate, and even act on data" while coming at a manufacturing cost of less than $0.10 Dollars.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:57

Earlier this month GKN had announced plans to merge its Driveline business with USA auto-engineering firm Dana, leaving it to focus on the aerospace side of its business. "After careful consideration, we believe the actions set out by the new team at GKN present the best options for shareholders". Melrose had criticised the move, arguing that some GKN investors would not be able to hold the shares in the combined business as they would not be listed in the UK.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:18

Macquarie Limited has 0% invested in QCR Holdings, Inc. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, September 15. Front Barnett Associates Llc decreased its stake in Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) by 70.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:15

Earlier this month, Kroger joined other USA retailers such as Walmart Inc WMT.N and Dick's Sporting Goods Inc DKS.N to bar the sale of firearms to those under 21, following a deadly shooting at a Florida high school. The company also owns 784 convenience stores in 18 states, almost 300 Fred Meyer Jewelry and Littman Jewelers stores and more than 2,000 pharmacies. Nikolas Cruz entered Marjory Stoneman High School on February 14 and shot dead 17 people before he was arrested.

by | March 20, 2018 | 03:46

The stock decreased 0.68% or $10.651 during the last trading session, reaching $1561.0291. About 5.02 million shares traded. CI Investments Inc. boosted its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.7% during the 3rd quarter. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, October 21. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 18.

by | March 20, 2018 | 03:29

Yellow warnings for ice are in place in England and Wales until 10am today, after which the Met Office says temperatures will improve. Alongside British Airways, Lufthansa and Eurowings have also cancelled flights including those flying to Frankfurt, Munich, and Salzburg.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:42

Among the five aircraft, three were A320neo planes and two were A320ceos. The revised schedule of Wadia group-promoted GoAir showed that the airline has cancelled seven daily flights to 10 destinations between March 16 and March 24 apart from cancelling six services per week between March 15 and March 22.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:16

The stock of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP ) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, April 29 by RBC Capital Markets. Center Coast Capital Advisors Lp increased its stake in Enlink Midstream Partners Lp (ENLK) by 3.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | March 20, 2018 | 00:52

Participating locations also will collect donations for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals . See the details on their website . "We're excited for our fourth annual Free Cone Day", Maria Hokanson, Executive Vice President of Marketing for American Dairy Queen Corporation, said.

by | March 20, 2018 | 00:51

The five-passenger SUV will join the seven-passenger Atlas and the Passat as the third model built at VW's Chattanooga, Tennessee, manufacturing plant. Like its three-row and seven-seat sibling, the two-row SUV will also be assembled in the US and rides on VW's scalable MQB platform. The optional 3.6-liter V-6 engine offers 276 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque.

by | March 20, 2018 | 00:42

That was exactly the reason why the UK Gambling Commission had recommended not only the machines' stake to be reduced, but also a more thorough package of other measures to the imposed in order for consumers to be protected. "But, if we are to tackle the hidden epidemic of gambling addiction in this country, we need decisive action". The decision to cut the stakes on FOBTs and slot machines is part of an industry-wide clampdown to address problem gambling.

by | March 20, 2018 | 00:39

R Pikes Peak , a four-wheel drive electric vehicle with the looks of a Le Mans racer heading for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb challenge in June. Driven by two-time Le Mans victor and three-time Pikes Peak victor Romain Dumas, Volkswagen's I.D.

by | March 19, 2018 | 21:47

There were stills wherein Shah Rukh Khan posted the before ice-cream and post ice-cream moment. Shah Rukh has even admitted to appointing Katrina as his "media manager". In that photo, SRK indeed looked handsome in a grey tee and sunglasses. Their upcoming film " Zero " directed by Aanand L Rai which also stars Anushka Sharma has rather interesting character portrayals.

by | March 19, 2018 | 21:19

The sale was clinched at a price well below market value amid allegations that the high-level connections helped grease the deal. However, earlier this week, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper reported that the documents used during the investigation had been falsified, with the names of Abe's wife, as well as Finance Minister Taro Aso, having been deleted from the papers.

by | March 19, 2018 | 18:44

Claire's, the ear-piercing and girls' accessories chain, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company operates 7,500 stores across the world and, according to court filings, "has pierced over 100,000,000 ears worldwide". It is not clear how many of those closures, if any, might be in the UK. At the time, the company had about $2.2 billion in net debt that was going to start to mature in the next few years.

by | March 19, 2018 | 18:35

Shares in Intu Properties were flat at 204.00p. Hammerson said it had quickly rejected the approach, which was made March 8. Klepierre's statement came after the Times on Monday said Klepierre made an approach to takeover Hammerson. The decline in Klepierre's share price indicated some unease among investors in the company which specialises in European markets and whose largest shareholder is USA -based Simon Property Group.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:46

Mr Hsu will be replaced by his predecessor. Stephen Murdoch, who serves now as the COO at Micro Focus will become the CEO. This programme is now running ahead of schedule. Stephen Murdoch most recently served as the company Chief Operating Officer and will assume his new role as CEO effective immediately. Micro Focus added it still believed the "fundamental thesis of the HPE software acquisition remains intact".

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:14

One of the 18 founders of Alibaba, veteran executive Lucy Peng will take over as Lazada's chief executive, replacing founder Max Bittner who will become a senior adviser to Alibaba. Speaking of the decision to increase their stake in Lazada, she had this to say: "With a young population, high mobile penetration and just three percent of the region's retail sales now conducted online, we feel very confident to double down on Southeast Asia".