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Business These are the world's top 10 most liveable cities
Author: 0 These are the world's top 10 most liveable cities

Melbourne has been ranked the most liveable city in the world in the The Economist's annual "Global Livability Report 2017", breaking record of holding that title for the seventh consecutive year. Melbourne achieved a score of 95 for stability, 95.1 for culture and environment and flawless 100 scores for healthcare, education and infrastructure.

Business Asked to serve, some CEOs say no more to Trump
Author: 0 Asked to serve, some CEOs say no more to Trump

Frazier, who is African-American, said he was acting as both the CEO of Merck and "as a matter of personal conscience". "Johnson & Johnson has a responsibility to remain engaged, not as a way to support any specific political agenda, but as a way to represent the values of Our Credo as crucial public policy is discussed and developed", he said.

Business Asian Shares, Dollar Rally as North Korea Blinks
Author: 0 Asian Shares, Dollar Rally as North Korea Blinks

Money has poured into the Yen as investors search for safe-haven assets following the " fire and fury " comments from US President Donald Trump , earlier in the week. Platinum fell 0.5 per cent to US$960.15, after earlier touching its lowest in a week at US$956.90, and palladium dipped 0.1 per cent at US$894.22. Gold enjoyed another strong session as traders sought out safe havens, with the price lifting 0.1% to 1,287.8 U.S.

Business Uber exec apologizes to LTFRB, vows cooperation
Author: 0 Uber exec apologizes to LTFRB, vows cooperation

The Philippines Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday ordered the U.S. company to suspend its operations from Monday for one month as a punishment for disobeying the order not to accredit new drivers, reports Efe news.

Business United Kingdom wages grow by better than expected 2.1%
Author: 0 United Kingdom wages grow by better than expected 2.1%

Looking ahead, U.S. import price index for July, retail sales data for July, business inventories for June, U.S. Empire State manufacturing index for August and U.S. The year-on-year increase in producers' raw material costs fell to 6.5% in July - undershooting forecasts for a 7.0% rise. A plethora of bargains could see limited upward pressure on prices last month.

Author: 0 Police Arrest 4 In Connection With 'Game Of Thrones' Leak

Jon goes searching for a dead man in the preview for the next episode of " Game of Thrones "... " We at Star India and Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited stand committed and ready to help the law enforcement agencies with any technical assistance and help they may require in taking the investigation to its logical conclusion ", it read.

Business TJX Reports Boosts Profit View After Q2 Results Beat Street
Author: 0 TJX Reports Boosts Profit View After Q2 Results Beat Street

While trading at volume below than average, The Kroger Co. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of TJX Companies , Inc. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 86,243 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,537,219.40.

Business OPEC production rises again to above its output ceiling
Author: 0 OPEC production rises again to above its output ceiling

Meanwhile, the dollar strengthened, eroding the lure of commodities as a store of value. "This results in a tug of war that we have witnessed all year and the final outcome is a range-bound market", said Matt Stanley, a commodities broker at Freight Investor Services in Dubai reports CNBC .

Business Virginia governor urges Trump to condemn bigotry
Author: 0 Virginia governor urges Trump to condemn bigotry

It's the only way we can succeed as a nation today'. Additionally, a Virginia State Police helicopter that was assisting law enforcement during the rally crashed, killing two troopers inside. Some also wore red "Make America Great Again" hats. But stop the hate speech, stop the rhetoric in this country'. He said: 'It's got to stop, and they've got to stop this rhetoric.

Business BC raising minimum wage 50 cents to $11.35 per hour
Author: 0 BC raising minimum wage 50 cents to $11.35 per hour

That's what the B.C. government intends to do, fulfilling a promise made in the NDP election platform to raise the wage to $15 by 2021. Alberta's minimum wage is the highest among Canadian provinces, and is set to increase this fall. Part of the effort to minimize the impact may include cutting taxes on small businesses, Bains said. "They will be doing a consultation with all stakeholders and academics", said Bains.

Business Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from user's public data
Author: 0 Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from user's public data

HiQ essentially helps employers predict, using the data, which of their employees are likely to leave for other jobs. As hiQ can only scrape data from public profiles, however, you can protect yourself by changing your privacy settings. HiQ has since posted it on the #ImWithHiQ section of its website. "HiQ believes that public data must remain public, and innovation on the internet should not be stifled by legal bullying or the anti-competitive hoarding of public data by a small group of ...

Business Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life complete merger
Author: 0 Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life complete merger

Standard Life Aberdeen shares were up 1.9% to 432p in mid-morning trade on Tuesday. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC increased their price objective on Standard Life Plc from GBX 398 ($5.17) to GBX 411 ($5.34) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th.

Business Lawsuit: Dead rodent baked into woman's Chick-fil-A
Author: 0 Lawsuit: Dead rodent baked into woman's Chick-fil-A

Ellen Manfalouti , 46, says she encountered the rodent when she bit into the sandwich and she "felt something funny" on the bottom of the bun. She says she followed that call up by emailing him photos and the receipt, and then went to the hospital where she received intravenous medication for nausea.

Business Netflix Co-Founder Lands Funding to Help Save the Movie Theatre Industry
Author: 0 Netflix Co-Founder Lands Funding to Help Save the Movie Theatre Industry

MoviePass was founded in 2011, originally with a business model similar to a gym membership. MoviePass can not be used for IMAX or 3D showings. You can check to be sure your area has theaters where MoviePass is accepted here, but beware that their site is being slammed today in wake of their new low price and things are moving slowly as they work on dealing with the influx of new users.

Business Dick's In the Crosshairs as Gun Sales Continue to Disappoint
Author: 0 Dick's In the Crosshairs as Gun Sales Continue to Disappoint

Home Depot Inc ( NYSE: HD ) reported better-than-expected earnings for its second quarter and raised its full-year guidance. Samlyn Ltd Llc holds 856,657 shares or 1.03% of its portfolio. On the ratings front, DKS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Jefferies maintained the shares of HD in report on Friday, May 13 with "Buy" rating.

Business Rail fares 'have risen twice as much as wages since 2010'
Author: 0 Rail fares 'have risen twice as much as wages since 2010'

Which fares will go up? Regulated rail fares , including include anytime singles, off-peak singles, returns and season tickets, are linked to July's RPI . The campaign group also criticised ministers for continuing to use RPI to calculate annual fare increases, rather than the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Business Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL)
Author: 0 Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 6.31% of the company's stock. According to Zacks, "US AUTO PARTS NETWORK, INC., is a leading online provider of automotive aftermarket parts, including body parts, engine parts, performance parts and accessories".

Business TSX Set for Gains As North Korean Tensions Ease
Author: 0 TSX Set for Gains As North Korean Tensions Ease

USA officials also played down the likelihood of a nuclear conflict with North Korea. In currencies, the United States dollar rose 1 percent against the Swiss franc, erasing much of the greenback's losses last week against the safe-haven currency, which was set for its biggest 1-day drop against the dollar since July.

Business Uber settles complaint over data protection for riders, drivers
Author: 0 Uber settles complaint over data protection for riders, drivers

The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission is the latest setback for Uber, which is facing a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after an investor lawsuit was filed against the company's ousted chief executive. Uber promised customers that employee access to information would be closely monitored on an ongoing basis. However, the FTC claims the company stopped using it less than a year after it was put in place.

Business Uber settles United States allegations over privacy, security -FTC
Author: 0 Uber settles United States allegations over privacy, security -FTC

The agreement also requires an extensive record keeping process around its accounting, consumer complaints and "each widely disseminated representation by Respondent [Uber] that describes the extent to which Respondent [Uber] maintains or protects the privacy, security and confidentiality of Personal Information".

Business Global stocks slump on profit-taking amid US-NKorea tensions
Author: 0 Global stocks slump on profit-taking amid US-NKorea tensions

Trump issued a new tweet-warning to Pyongyang on Friday: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". The dollar index .DXY rose 0.47 percent, with the euro EUR= down 0.42 percent to $1.1729. Both the precious metals and the USA dollar were down in early trading on Friday morning.

Business Amazon Opens
Author: 0 Amazon Opens "Instant Pickup" Points in US Brick-and-Mortar Push

It works similarly for the Instant Pickup . Instant Pickup is just the latest way Amazon had begun to push its online retail business into physical locations. Its Instant Pickup program targets another laggard: impulse buys. Whether it's a snack on-the-go, replacing a lost phone charger in the middle of a hectic day or adding Alexa to your life with an Echo, Instant Pickup saves Prime members time.