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Walmart to Expand Online Grocery Delivery to 100 Metros Walmart to Expand Online Grocery Delivery to 100 Metros
- March 15, 2018

Tom Ward, vice-president of digital operations for Walmart US, touted Walmart's brick-and-mortar infrastructure in today's press release , noting that it gives the company a "unique opportunity" in delivery. The stores will become the first ones to introduce its delivery program. "Sam's Club, the membership warehouse store arm of Walmart, teamed up with delivery service Instacart last month to offer same-day drop off of fresh vegetables, meat and other items to customers in Austin, St. (more...)
Twin Cities chefs, broadcasters and cookbook authors among James Beard award nominees Twin Cities chefs, broadcasters and cookbook authors among James Beard award nominees
- March 15, 2018

Pondicheri chef-owner Anita Jaisinghani had also been named a semifinalist. Also, the Southern National restaurant in Mobile and the Atomic Bar & Lounge in Birmingham were among the semifinalists for best new restaurant and outstanding bar program , respectively, but neither was among the finalists. (more...)
Bihar by-poll results, a warning for BJP, Nitish: Jitan Ram Manjhi Bihar by-poll results, a warning for BJP, Nitish: Jitan Ram Manjhi
- March 15, 2018

IUML's P. K. Kunhalikutty, Kerala Congress-Mani' Jose K. Mani, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik's Babulal Marandi, Revolutionary Socialist Party's N. It could not be taken up amid objections raised by opposition parties who have written to Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan requesting her intervention. (more...)
Oil prices fall on relentless rise in US crude output Oil prices fall on relentless rise in US crude output
- March 14, 2018

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI ) crude futures were at $62.10 a barrel at 4.07am GMT, up 6c or 0.1%. The U.S. government expects major shale regions to boost output by 131,000 bopd in April, spurring fears that surging supplies will undermine OPEC's efforts to clear a glut. (more...)
Amazon recalls portable power banks for fire, burn risk Amazon recalls portable power banks for fire, burn risk
- March 14, 2018

The affected power bank models include the 16,100mAh, 10,000mAh, 5,600mAh, 3,000mAh, 2,000mAh with Micro USB cable, and 3,000mAh with Micro USB cable. 'All known purchasers are being contacted directly by the firm'. These items are usually presented as an low-cost alternative to items from other known brands, and it covers a variety of products: cables, adapters, bags, and more. (more...)
Canada's Justin Trudeau accuses China of 'dumping' steel on global markets Canada's Justin Trudeau accuses China of 'dumping' steel on global markets
- March 13, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada already has "significant barriers" to prevent low-priced steel and aluminum from being dumped in this country, and is prepared to work with Washington. Trudeau rejected calls by some Quebec union leaders to take a harder line in NAFTA talks and leave the table if Canada can not get a better deal. (more...)
E.ON agrees to acquire Innogy from RWE in €43bn deal E.ON agrees to acquire Innogy from RWE in €43bn deal
- March 13, 2018

The asset swap deal by Germany's top utilities to divide assets of renewable energy provider Innogy could make the sector more competitive, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Monday, signaling Berlin's support for the agreement. Business daily Handelsblatt said that "for decades EON and RWE were bitter rivals". Germany's power companies are reshaping as they look to boost green energy output, shift away from fossil fuels and prepare for Germany's exit from nuclear power in 2022. (more...)
Sensex rallies 301 pts ahead of IIP, inflation data Sensex rallies 301 pts ahead of IIP, inflation data
- March 13, 2018

On Monday, the broader Nifty of the NSE settled at 10,421.40, rising 194.55 points or 1.9%. Among Asian markets , MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan firmed 0.4 per cent. Benchmark indices were in trading in the green, tracking robust global cues. However, short covering in the latter half triggered fresh momentum in the latter half and nearly all the sectoral indices participated in the move. (more...)
Coca-Cola Alcoholic Drink Added Exclusively for Japan Coca-Cola Alcoholic Drink Added Exclusively for Japan
- March 12, 2018

Coca-Cola is the world's most famous soft drink . In 2016, soda consumption in the U.S. fell to a 30-year low as people started turning to healthier alternatives, the Daily Mail reported . The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time . However, he added that it looks like the company will likely not be looking to expand the beverage globally, but rather focus on the Japanese market due to its ... (more...)
Trump to Meet Metal Workers as Aides Ready Tariff Rollout Trump to Meet Metal Workers as Aides Ready Tariff Rollout
- March 12, 2018

Earlier in the day he made strong hints that Australia would be given special consideration. More broadly, Trump threw the door open to further exclusions for countries and niche products, raising questions about whether the tariffs will have the intended effect of shoring up the domestic steel and aluminum industry to protect US national security . (more...)
Elon Musk: Mars rocket will fly 'short flights' next year Elon Musk: Mars rocket will fly 'short flights' next year
- March 12, 2018

One of the main events regarding the first Falcon Heavy launch was the Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster "drove" through space's infinity by the renown Starman . The ultimate goal is to establish a Mars-based colony. Musk is known for underestimating how long his major endeavors will take. He stopped by HBO's Westworld panel to show off a short film about the recent successful launch of the company's Falcon Heavy rocket, and today, he'll host a Q&A at ACL Live . (more...)
EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
- March 11, 2018

The stock decreased 1.47% or $2.67 during the last trading session, reaching $179.32. About 236,791 shares traded. EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) is worth US$5.17 Billion and has recently risen 2% to US$14.8. Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $26.38 million activity. Magellan Midstream Partners's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 96.59%. (more...)
Waffle House waitress receives $16K scholarship after act of kin Waffle House waitress receives $16K scholarship after act of kin
- March 11, 2018

But on February 3 what Williams did for an elderly customer was captured in a photo that went viral. "My hands are not up to par". Williams said was taken aback by the outpouring, KTRK-TV said. "Have you seen this sweet story out of La Marque Waffle House?" On Thursday (March 8), the city honored Williams with her very own day. Williams is grateful for the scholarship and said she would have done it for anybody because it's the right thing to do. (more...)
Hatch calls 232 tariffs 'misguided;' Flake promises legislation to counter Trump's actions
- March 11, 2018

Democrats need to gain a net total of 24 seats to win the majority, which would allow them to block Trump's legislative agenda. The top Republican in the U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the exemptions for Canada and Mexico are not enough. The speaker has urged the president to reconsider imposing tariffs on foreign imports over fears of a possible trade war with America's closest allies. (more...)
Government 'names and shames' employers on minimum wage violations Government 'names and shames' employers on minimum wage violations
- March 10, 2018

Since 2013 the scheme has identified more than £9 million in back pay for around 67,000 workers, with more than 1,700 employers fined a total of £6.3 million. The national minimum or "living" wage is now £7.50 for people aged 25 and above, but will rise to £7.83 from April 1. And they were warned that minimum pay rates will increase again on 1 April. (more...)
Six Nations 2018: Garry Ringrose replaces injured Chris Farrell in Ireland team Six Nations 2018: Garry Ringrose replaces injured Chris Farrell in Ireland team
- March 10, 2018

He'll be trying to keep the minds on what's coming towards Ireland next Saturday. "Iain is fully fit, absolutely". Schmidt has entrusted Leinster centre Garry Ringrose with the responsibilities of replacing Farrell in midfield. Victory over Scotland , who are a point behind England in third, would leave Ireland 80 minutes from a clean sweep and set up a St Patrick's Day trip to Twickenham to complete what would be only their third ever grand slam. (more...)
Vince Staples Will Shut Up and Retire For a Price: $2 Million Vince Staples Will Shut Up and Retire For a Price: $2 Million
- March 10, 2018

A day after kicking off a crowdfunding campaign in search of $2 million United States dollars to "shut the fuck up forever", Vince Staples has delivered a new single. "No songs, no interviews, no anything", he explains of his plans if the money is raised, "and you will never hear from me again". Earlier this week, Vince Staples launched a GoFundMe campaign to challenge his detractors to either "get off my dick, or fund my lifestyle". (more...)
Elon Musk Wants Trump's Help On Car Trade With China Elon Musk Wants Trump's Help On Car Trade With China
- March 10, 2018

When Tesla originally showed off its Semi prototypes past year, they did not feature analog mirrors. "It's got to change". Although the president did not go into any detail about these new plans, he mentioned China and India before saying: "We're going to be doing a lot of that". (more...)
Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
- March 10, 2018

After $1.04 actual earnings per share reported by Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.88% negative EPS growth. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Underweight" on Thursday, September 28. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Wednesday, January 6 by Barclays Capital. (more...)
UK, Saudi Arabia sign deals worth more than $2 billion UK, Saudi Arabia sign deals worth more than $2 billion
- March 10, 2018

Late previous year, however, BAE said it planned to axe 2,000 jobs, and had partky blamed weaker demand for Hawk and Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets. The news comes after Qatar inked a deal late past year to buy 24 Typhoon jets for some $8.0 billion. Before his visit, the 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed had emphasised the importance of the relationship between the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia regarding security . (more...)
Women Billionaires Made It On Forbes Annual Ranking Women Billionaires Made It On Forbes Annual Ranking
- March 09, 2018

Forbes " 2018 "billionaires list' features numerous same names as past year, as well as one newcomer, a new frontrunner and fatter wallets all round. 19 more than a year ago - making them the third largest group of the ultra-rich after those from the U.S. (more...)
Richard Sherman Trade: Seahawks Exploring Options For CB Richard Sherman Trade: Seahawks Exploring Options For CB
- March 08, 2018

It started with Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, who tweeted that Sherman has said goodbye to teammates over the past 24 hours. ESPN's Josina Anderson quoted Sherman as saying: "I'm good". However, he played just nine games in 2017 before he suffered a season-ending ruptured Achilles tendon. Last season, the Seahawks finished with a 9-7 record. (more...)
Nagaland's Outgoing CM TR Zeliang Refuses to Step Down Nagaland's Outgoing CM TR Zeliang Refuses to Step Down
- March 08, 2018

The Governor also asked Rio to submit the supporting signatures of all the 32 MLAs by Monday. The announcement comes as a major setback for the NPF led by it chief ministerial candidate TR Zeliang who have been harboring hopes that the BJP might ditch NDPP to form the new ministry. (more...)
Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Porto: Lallana starts as Klopp rings the changes Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Porto: Lallana starts as Klopp rings the changes
- March 08, 2018

Liverpool will discover their quarter-final opponents when the draw is made on 16 March (11:00 GMT). No major injuries were sustained - captain Jordan Henderson had strapping applied to his right thigh after the game, but Klopp said it was nothing more than a dead leg - and Liverpool rarely looked like conceding. (more...)
Lego blames sales slump on making too many bricks Lego blames sales slump on making too many bricks
- March 08, 2018

The Danish toy giants are one of the most iconic, enduring and successful toy companies in history and the unassuming, colorful bricks that suddenly turn into devices of absolute torture when stepped on with bare feet remain incredibly popular with both the young and the young-at-heart to this day. (more...)