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Business Air strike kills 20 Yemeni civilians
Author: 0 Air strike kills 20 Yemeni civilians

Ben Lassoued said the journalists had secured visas from both sides of Yemen's conflict - government and rebel authorities - and shared their itinerary with the Saudi-led coalition. Rights groups have accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels of bombing civilian gatherings, markets, hospitals, and residential areas across Yemen.

Business Market Now: Indian Oil, ONGC, HPCL rise on merger talks
Author: 0 Market Now: Indian Oil, ONGC, HPCL rise on merger talks

HPCL buying ONGC stake's will give the explorer ₹16,414 crore at Wednesday's closing price. However, there was no clarity yet on the price that ONGC will pay for the acquisition. HPCL is a refining company while ONGC is an oil explorer. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had pointed that out while presenting the Budget. The source said ONGC will not have to make an open offer to minority shareholders of HPCL as the government's holding is being transferred to another state-run firm and the ...

Business Wall Street reacts to reports of Discovery, Scripps merger talks
Author: 0 Wall Street reacts to reports of Discovery, Scripps merger talks

In addition, a report from Reuters , citing two sources, states that Viacom has also thrown its hat into the ring as a possible buyer for Scripps . Jefferies Group LLC reissued a hold rating and issued a $76.00 target price on shares of Scripps Networks Interactive in a report on Friday, May 5th.

Business U.S. detects
Author: 0 U.S. detects "atypical" case of mad cow disease in Alabama

Because unlike classic BSE , which was the case with the Cow that Stole Christmas back in 2003, atypical BSE is believed to occur spontaneously. The second safeguard is a feed ban that protects cattle from the disease. As I was finishing this early afternoon yesterday, the Live Cattle futures were up and initial media reports indicated that while South Korea will ramp up inspections of US beef, other major export markets for USA beef didn't anticipate any adverse reaction to the ...

Business Full list of BAME stars earning over £150000 — BBC pay revealed
Author: 0 Full list of BAME stars earning over £150000 — BBC pay revealed

Breakfast radio host Chris Evans has been revealed as the BBC's highest-earner as salaries were revealed in its annual report . Men working on the same programme as women also were often paid more. BBC director general Lord Hall has said the BBC gender pay gap across the organisation is 10%, compared with an 18% gap across the United Kingdom as a whole.

Business BHP Copper production falls, Iron ore output rises
Author: 0 BHP Copper production falls, Iron ore output rises

The fund owned 7,866 shares of the mining company's stock after buying an additional 1,678 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of BHP Billiton Limited by 12.5% in the first quarter. A number of research analysts have recently commented on BBL shares. The stock of BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 30 by Argus Research.

Business Chinese Audi Ad Causes Stir, Compares New Wife To Used Car
Author: 0 Chinese Audi Ad Causes Stir, Compares New Wife To Used Car

One user called it "a bad ad!" with others branding it " disgusting ". The couple look relieved before the mother-in-law looks back and the realises she forgot to check her breasts. Viewers are then directed towards Audi's second hand vehicle sales website. It's clear that the commercial from China is trying to be humorous, but the joke just doesn't work.

Business Rise in United Kingdom pension age brought forward by seven years
Author: 0 Rise in United Kingdom pension age brought forward by seven years

There are widespread concerns that a growing bracket of retirees will put unbearable strain on state pension funds, which are financed in a large part by young, working taxpayers. However, Labour and charities were quick to condemn the plans, with the shadow work and pensions secretary, Debbie Abrahams, describing them as "anything but fair", and arguing that many pensioners faced a "toxic cocktail" of ill-health long before they reached 68.

Business Beyoncé Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Stirs Controversy
Author: 0 Beyoncé Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Stirs Controversy

Every facial feature on the waxwork nailed Kylie's look, from her super groomed brows to her pillow lips. Her older sisters Kendall and Kim Kardashian have their own figures displayed there as does her brother-in-law Kanye West . "This is actually really freaky". Fans bashed the faux Beyoncé for its face, hair and, perhaps most of all, its apparently too-light skin tone - which spawned the hashtag #TussaudsSoWhite.

Business Girl, 12, dies after boat passes over her on Newfound Lake
Author: 0 Girl, 12, dies after boat passes over her on Newfound Lake

Life-saving efforts were performed, but she died, police said. The New Hampshire Marine Patrol said Zoe Anderson, of Highlands Ranch, fell while waterskiing Monday on Newfound Lake. A pickup parked at the Bridgewater Fire Station with the driver's door open showed the speed at which volunteers rushed to help. Someone tried CPR, but it didn't work.

Business Amazon Begins Selling Meal Kits
Author: 0 Amazon Begins Selling Meal Kits

Amazon describes the kits as an "easy-to-follow, chef-designed recipe" that "includes perfectly portioned fresh ingredients". The company has filed for a trademark for a service that touts, "We do the prep". But they too will feel the squeeze: HelloFresh, Europe's largest meal kit service, is reportedly planning to go public this autumn , and as of May had a valuation of $2bn.

Business The Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Position Increased by Barrett Asset Management LLC
Author: 0 The Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Position Increased by Barrett Asset Management LLC

Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in Amazon .com by 0.7% in the first quarter. Somerset Grp Inc accumulated 2,658 shares or 1.97% of the stock. Its down 0.03, from 1.29 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 13 investors sold CRY shares while 38 reduced holdings. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/07/18/amazon-com-inc-amzn-stake-raised-by-horseman-capital-management-ltd.html.

Business Ericsson cuts 2017 market forecast as Q2 earnings lag
Author: 0 Ericsson cuts 2017 market forecast as Q2 earnings lag

More market adjustments could ding results for the coming 12 months by 3B-5B kroner. Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm said more job cuts are on the way as the company struggles to right itself. The company hopes to find cost savings that yield an annual effect of at least SEK10 billion by mid-2018. In particular, Ekholm said Ericsson will look to slash costs in service delivery and common costs.

Business Croatia's annual inflation slows in June
Author: 0 Croatia's annual inflation slows in June

The pound fell sharply against the dollar after an unexpected slowdown in inflation was seen as easing the pressure on the Bank of England to lift interest rates. While one of those policymakers, Kristin Forbes, has since left the committee the Bank's chief economist Andy Haldane has since also expressed his willingness to change tack.

Business ASA report proposes ban on sexist ads — Newsline
Author: 0 ASA report proposes ban on sexist ads — Newsline

Such portrayals can limit how people see themselves, how others see them, and the life decisions they take, according to the report. She added: "Tougher standards in the areas we've identified will address harms and ensure that modern society is better represented".

Business U.S. authorities issue warning over internet-connected toys
Author: 0 U.S. authorities issue warning over internet-connected toys

This is because it would enable a company to have a huge amount of data about the child at its disposal - including an address, date of birth, pictures, voice messages, conversation recordings, past and real-time physical locations, internet use history and IP addresses.

Business Knicks' Steve Mills, Scott Perry to work in tandem
Author: 0 Knicks' Steve Mills, Scott Perry to work in tandem

As Mills alluded to, NY has engaged in trade talks with multiple teams about Anthony . Mills ruled out a buyout of Anthony's contract. "I think we have to make sure everybody checks their egos and agendas at the door, and when we come in this building, we're going to be united as one", Perry said.

Business Parks fly the flag for cleanliness and safety
Author: 0 Parks fly the flag for cleanliness and safety

Flags are flying at a wide range of green spaces this year - from wetlands and cemeteries, to woodlands and universities. In total, 183 parks and green spaces in Wales have met the high standard needed to receive the coveted Green Flag Award or the Green Flag Community Award.

Business United Kingdom economic growth predicted to slip to 1.5% in 2017
Author: 0 United Kingdom economic growth predicted to slip to 1.5% in 2017

The uncertainty caused by Brexit is having a negative impact on the Scottish economy and housing market, according to business advisers PwC . Home-price inflation will slow to 3.7 percent from 7 percent in 2016, and London will be the most severely impacted, PwC said in a report published Tuesday.

Business Manchester City outcast Hart joins West Ham on loan
Author: 0 Manchester City outcast Hart joins West Ham on loan

Now, the London Evening Standard report that a £23million deal has been agreed to sign Stoke City forward Marko Arnautovic , with the Austrian global poised to complete his move in the coming days. The arrival of Hart will cast doubts about the future of West Ham's current goalkeepers, Adrian and Darren Randolph . The Hammers have already signed Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta to boost their back line, but manager Slaven Bilic has also needed attacking reinforcements in search of ...

Business Security robot 'drowns' self in fountain, internet goes nuts
Author: 0 Security robot 'drowns' self in fountain, internet goes nuts

The #Knightscope K5 didn't survive the experience. While the cost of renting the robots is cheaper than paying a security guard minimum wage, they are far from ideal: they can be knocked over by intoxicated humans, and have previously knocked over small children.

Business Lockheed Martin Corp. Announces 8% Drop In Q2 Bottom Line
Author: 0 Lockheed Martin Corp. Announces 8% Drop In Q2 Bottom Line

The stock declined 0.33% or $0.9 reaching $275.22 per share. About 600,487 shares traded. About shares traded. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT ) has risen 14.19% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. Braun Stacey holds 131,530 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 0% in Weibo Corp (ADR) (NASDAQ:WB). Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 1.64 million shares.

Business Redskins QB Kirk Cousins to play another season on franchise tag
Author: 0 Redskins QB Kirk Cousins to play another season on franchise tag

The Redskins claim to have offered Kirk Cousins $53 million guaranteed in a six year deal, only $1 million more than what this year's tag and the transition tag would have given him next year. If both sides can not find some middle ground on a long-term, the possibility of Cousins staying with the Redskins remain. I say it's a little inconclusive that Allen is indeed saying " Kurt " rather than "Kirk" in reference to Cousins.