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General Mills to release Girl Scout cookie cereal General Mills to release Girl Scout cookie cereal
- October 26, 2016

An exact date was not announced . In June, Pillsbury announced a new partnership with Girl Scouts of the US to make Girl Scout Cookie flavored baking mixes. Part of proceeds from cereal sales will benefit Girl Scouts of the US programs. Every time a major movie hits theaters, there is nearly always a cereal released as a promotional marketing ploy. (more...)
Trump would Trump would "100 percent" accept election result if it's fair -son
- October 26, 2016

He lashed out at the media Monday for promoting "phony polls " during a round table discussion with Florida farmers gathered next to a local pumpkin patch. "We've got to do the hard and maybe most important work of healing, healing our country", Clinton said Sunday at Union Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina . (more...)
Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey
- October 25, 2016

Kia and Hyundai continue to surge up the rankings, coming in at five and seven this year. Meanwhile, vehicles sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sputtered in the survey - with its Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat and Ram brands landing in the bottom four slots. (more...)
Massachusetts voters seize on chance to cast ballots early
- October 25, 2016

State totals show an additional 2 million voters have requested ballots but haven't returned them. "You don't get to go to the grocery store, at least I didn't while I lived in Florida". He said Florida has taken steps over the years to make it easier for Floridians to vote, with early voting, vote-by-mail and and Election Day voting. (more...)
Modi breaks silence, denounces triple talaq
- October 25, 2016

He also said a Hindu who commits female foeticide should go to jail. "It has recently introduced major amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act to ensure that the arbitration process is easy, timely and hassle-free", Modi said at the closing session of a three-day worldwide conference on National Initiative Towards Strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India. (more...)
U.S. banks add pieces to new instant payments network U.S. banks add pieces to new instant payments network
- October 25, 2016

But Zelle is instantaneous - money is immediately sent to the account of the person being paid. The service was previewed on 23 October at the Money20/20 payments conference. Venmo, now part of PayPal Holdings Inc, built its following by social networking young adults ready to share dinner tabs and apartment rents with their phones. (more...)
Tata removes chairman Cyrus Mistry in leadership surprise
- October 25, 2016

The $100 billion group employs some 700,000 persons. The 48-year-old Mistry took over from Ratan Tata on December 28, 2012. Mistry will continue to be a director at individual group units, he said. Some among the Twitterati have chosen to take a dig at the interim CEO Ratan Tata, who had expressed concern over the growing intolerance in the country, during his address at the 119th foundation day function of Scindia School in Gwalior on 22 October. (more...)
Obama: Health care law 'worked,' says improvements needed Obama: Health care law 'worked,' says improvements needed
- October 24, 2016

Speaking for 51 minutes in Miami, Obama took credit for reaching a record-low uninsured rate and slowing the growth of healthcare spending. Part of the problem is that a Democratic president named "Barack Obama" passed the law. "If your governor could put politics aside..." said Obama as the crowd booed, to which he replied "don't boo, vote". "If state leaders purposefully try to make something not work, then it's not going to run as smoothly as if they were trying to make it work". (more...)
Crude prices fall on Russia's mixed response to OPEC deal Crude prices fall on Russia's mixed response to OPEC deal
- October 24, 2016

OPEC sought on Wednesday to build momentum for its plan to cap global oil production, saying it will extend invitations to more non-member producers after holding informal talks with Russian Federation and Mexico in Istanbul. at 50.79 USA per barrel. Oil prices hit their highest level in a year on Monday but fell Tuesday. However, analysts cautioned that a deal might still fall through especially as Russia's participation remained uncertain. (more...)
Oil Price Consolidates at $51
- October 24, 2016

On Wednesday, OPEC announced that its basket of crudes-a measure averaging oil prices from its 14 member states-rose about 1.7 percent to $49.06 from $48.24 between Tuesday, Oct. That said, broad based USA dollar strength after final Presidential debate yesterday could limit gains in black gold. Mohammed Barkindo, secretary general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), gave the market a boost by saying he is confident about the prospects of a planned production ... (more...)
Alabama jobless rate remains unchanged in September Alabama jobless rate remains unchanged in September
- October 24, 2016

All eight states added jobs in September compared with 12 months earlier. It was the 61st consecutive month the Private Education and Health sector had job gains in Solano County, with gains of 900 jobs - 500 in the health sector - since last September. (more...)
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho 'hunts mole leaking teamsheets' Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho 'hunts mole leaking teamsheets'
- October 24, 2016

The Blues were unchanged from the team that beat Leicester last weekend while Mourinho dropped Ashley Young in favour of Jesse Lingard as United continued the safety-first approach which earned them a draw at Liverpool six days earlier. The Belgium midfielder received treatment after being caught on his knee and did not re-emerge for the second half, with former Chelsea favourite Juan Mata brought on. (more...)
Giants' Beckham fined $24K for taking helmet off after TD Giants' Beckham fined $24K for taking helmet off after TD
- October 24, 2016

However, they are now sitting in the second place spot in a division that features the Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. "No, it's the Los Angeles Rams, I was in St. "So really the matchup is going to be Aaron Donald versus the middle three guys", Pugh said. Most of their pre-game preparation was completed before they boarded a flight to London on Thursday night. (more...)
AT&T is reportedly in talks to buy Time Warner for $80B
- October 23, 2016

The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that the boards of AT&T and Time Warner were meeting to approve the deal. AT&T has only $7.2 billion in cash that it can get its hands on quickly, which means that it will have to finance the deal. (more...)
Pakistan urges BRICS leaders to ask India to stop bloodshed of Kashmiris
- October 23, 2016

They further added that they are against linking any country or religion with terror and pleaded the world community to acknowledge Pakistan's "great sacrifices". The Prime Minister also said that the BRICS and BIMSTEC have been shaped by different context. "The BRICS Summit adopted the Goa Declaration which also incorporates anti-terrorism contents and represents the position of BRICS countries including China", she said. (more...)
Wisconsin unemployment drops to lowest level since 2001
- October 23, 2016

The state's September seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4 percent. It was the 61st consecutive month the Private Education and Health sector had job gains in Solano County, with gains of 900 jobs - 500 in the health sector - since last September. (more...)
Syrian government opens corridor in Aleppo for evacuations Syrian government opens corridor in Aleppo for evacuations
- October 23, 2016

The team, Sedky added, was unable to enter rebel-held eastern Aleppo, which has been under siege since July, adding there was mortar shelling and sniper fire. Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Friday that Russian Federation is "seriously concerned that, despite the gestures of goodwill from Moscow and Damascus", the fighters from the al-Qaida affiliate previously known as the Nusra Front are "refusing to leave the city". (more...)
NY Gov. Cuomo OKs fines for illegal Airbnbs NY Gov. Cuomo OKs fines for illegal Airbnbs
- October 23, 2016

In Los Angeles, the city council is moving toward new rules that would legalize some rentals of less than 30 days but also require Airbnb to turn over significant amounts of data. Airbnb is now fighting laws and criticism in San Francisco, Berlin, and Barcelona as a result. Last year, the NY attorney general released a report that found that from 2010 through early June of 2014, $168.3 million, or 37 percent of revenue generated by Airbnb hosts, came from hosts with three or more listings. (more...)
British American Tobacco Makes $47 Billion Bid for Reynolds American
- October 22, 2016

It is offering $47 billion (43 billion euros), $20 billion (18.4 billion euros) in cash and the rest in shares. The company offers $24.13 in cash and 0.5502 shares of BAT for each Reynolds share. BAT said the move would give it "a leading position in the U.S. tobacco market" as well as "a significant presence in high growth emerging markets". (more...)
Hedeker Wealth Lowers stake in Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (MMP) Hedeker Wealth Lowers stake in Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (MMP)
- October 22, 2016

Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:MMP) Oil & Gas Pipelines has a current market price of 71.72 and the change is 0.34%. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $22.00 price objective for the company. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 4,777 shares of the company's stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 4,053 shares during the period. CONE Midstream Partners LP, incorporated on May 30, 2014, is a master limited partnership formed between CONSOL Energy Inc. (more...)
Presidential candidates differ on how to fix the Social Security, Medicare programs Presidential candidates differ on how to fix the Social Security, Medicare programs
- October 22, 2016

Debate moderator Chris Wallace asked both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump whether they would agree to a "grand bargain on entitlements" that would save Medicare and Social Security by instituting tax increases and benefit cuts. The 0.3 percent boost is the smallest increase in history for cost-of-living adjustments , which have been in place since 1975. For these individuals, if Social Security benefits don't rise, Medicare premiums can't either. (more...)
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) Earns Neutral Rating from Citigroup Inc
- October 22, 2016

FBR & Co began coverage on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp.in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Investors interested in trading REXX stock at the current market price of $0.59/share should know the company will next release quarterly results for the September 2016 quarter. (more...)
I'm under pressure, but so is Pep, says Sunderland's Moyes
- October 22, 2016

Webb seemed to suggest that Everton was the more intimating out of the two, however. "We've got to be in a position to compete". "They can all have their moments but I think the one [manager] who probably gave me the most stick, who I felt held no love for the referee profession, was David Moyes ", Webb added. (more...)
BAT offers to buy Reynolds in $47 billion tobacco deal
- October 22, 2016

Now, it's offering Reynolds shareholders $24.13 per share in cash ($20 billion), plus $32.37 of BAT shares for the other 57.8%. That would bring together brands like Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike on the BAT side, with USA powerhouse brands Newport and Camel from Reynolds . (more...)
Reliance Industries Posts 23 Per Cent Drop In Q2 Net Profit Reliance Industries Posts 23 Per Cent Drop In Q2 Net Profit
- October 21, 2016

RIL's Organised Retail segment revenue in the current quarter increased 63 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) to Rs 8,079 crore as compared to Rs 4,856 crore and increased 21.2 percent quarter-over-quarter (q-o-q) from Rs 6,666 crore. KG-D6 JV has completed one side track at MA field which has been put to production in Q3FY17. The oil and gas business witnessed lower volumes and weak price environment while refining margins dipped marginally. (more...)