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As a effect underlying pretax profit for the full 2017-18 year would be moderately ahead of the published analysts' consensus - an underlying pretax profit of 559 million pounds ($755.77 million), down from 581 million in 2016-17. Meanwhile, clothing sales were up just one per cent, in a market that Sainsbury's said was impacted by warm weather at the start of the autumn/winter season.
  • Federal Crackdown Likely Won't Impact Oklahoma Vote on Medicinal Marijuana

    Federal Crackdown Likely Won't Impact Oklahoma Vote on Medicinal Marijuana

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    The cases tend to be bundled with other crimes, such as violent crime, firearms trafficking other types of drugs and money laundering, he said. On January 4, 2018, the Department of Justice published a memorandum authored by Attorney General, Jeff Sessions , which rescinds previous guidance issued by the Department of Justice regarding marijuana prosecutions, and directs that "i$3 n deciding which marijuana activities to prosecute under these laws with the Department's finite resources, ...
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS)

    Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS)

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    It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500. Bank Of Nova Scotia increased Marathon Oil Corp (MRO) stake by 6.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Mason Capital Management Llc, which manages about $13.63B and $3.16B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hrg Group Inc (NYSE:HRG) by 1.75 million shares to 2.80 million shares, valued at $43.66M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.
  • Target's robust holiday sales give a reason for Wall Street to cheer

    Target's robust holiday sales give a reason for Wall Street to cheer

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    The company, also citing recently enacted federal tax changes, raised its quarterly and 2017 profit expectations, sending shares up almost 3 percent to $69.03 on Tuesday. The retailer reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.05. The company said online sales are on track to grow more than 25 percent in 2017, marking the fourth year Target's digital business surpasses that milestone.
  • Alexa will be in your new Toyota, Lexus vehicle by 2019

    Alexa will be in your new Toyota, Lexus vehicle by 2019

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    Toyota announced at CES this year that the carmaker will be offering support for Amazon Alexa within its vehicles - no additional hardware required. How insane? You can even control the temperature in your home so it's set just right for when you get there. Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius and the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota and Lexus brands.
  • EPS for Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Expected At $0.30

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    Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board who had been investing in Duke Realty Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.48 billion market cap company. Among 17 analysts covering Kimco Realty (NYSE:KIM), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Kimco Realty had 43 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • Discovery Channel Headquarters to Leave Silver Spring

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    Discovery was founded in Landover, Maryland, in 1985, and moved its global headquarters to Bethesda, Maryland in 1991 and then to its current headquarters building in Silver Spring in 2003. Discovery said it collaborated with state and local government authorities in both Tennessee throughout the decision-making process. I respect the contributions Discovery has made over the last 15 years to Silver Spring and Montgomery County.
  • Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket

    Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket

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    The Kodak ecosystem is driven by the KodakCoin , which veteran and rookie photographers receive in exchange for licensing agreements on the blockchain. There are no regulations over the creation and use of virtual currencies and the nature of the transactions make them hard to trace. With the price of Bitcoin , Litecoin, Ripple and other digital currencies skyrocketing, an eclectic mix of small, unrelated businesses has attempted to ride the wave of investor interest by teasing ...
  • Starbucks unveils new Blonde Espresso

    Starbucks unveils new Blonde Espresso

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    Similar in some respects to its Blonde Roast coffees-the Veranda and Willow blends-Starbucks has sold since 2012, the Blonde Espresso is a lighter, brighter flavor and color (even down to the beans themselves). S&P Global analyst Andy Sookram said this is the chain's attempt to keep existing customers coming back, while at the same time, luring in new ones.
  • Plastic microbeads ban comes into force

    Plastic microbeads ban comes into force

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    The ban "will stop billions of pieces of plastic entering our ecosystem, helping to protect our precious seas and oceans , " Prime Minister Theresa May wrote on Twitter. They have been widely criticised by environmentalists and marine conservationists for their harmful effects on animals and the environment. "Microbeads in cosmetics are an avoidable part of the problem, which is why we called for a ban", member of parliament Mary Creagh, chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, a ...
  • Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates' net worth, becomes richest person ever

    Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates' net worth, becomes richest person ever

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    The latest jump has pushed Bezos's fortune definitively above the high reached by Microsoft Corp.'s Bill Gates in 1999, which makes him the richest person in history, according to CNN. Bezos also holds shares in the Washington Post and Blue Origin, a privately-owned space travel business he eventually intends to take willing tourists to space.
  • Jamie Dimon:

    Jamie Dimon: "The Blockchain is Real"

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    The CEO told Fox Business today, "The blockchain is real". You can have crypto Dollars and Yen and stuff like that. But when asked to address the topic, Mr Dimon said those were comments "which I regret making". "If you're stupid enough to buy it, you'll pay the price for it one day", he said in response to a moderator question at an Institute of International Finance conference in October.
  • Driver in BMW M5 sets 232.5-mile record for longest drift

    Driver in BMW M5 sets 232.5-mile record for longest drift

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    BMW had to develop a complex refuelling system with an exterior nozzle to facilitate refuelling on the go so that the M5 never had to stop for fuel. Because the first one needed to be refuelled and the second auto needed to match the first car's drift, BMW also nabbed the Guinness World Record for the 'longest twin vehicle drift (water assisted)', covering a total of 49.25 miles over one hour.
  • Nadal to play Kooyong exhibition ahead of Australian Open

    Nadal to play Kooyong exhibition ahead of Australian Open

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    Nadal practised on Rod Laver Arena yesterday with 2014 Australian Open champion and three-time grand slam victor Stan Wawrinka . Nadal will be looking to tune up ahead of the Australian Open, scheduled for January 15-28, where a year ago he was runner-up to Roger Federer of Switzerland.
  • Ishares EAFE Smallcap ETF (SCZ): KAMA Trending Higher on This Stock

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    The original version of this story can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2018/01/09/copper-rock-capital-partners-llc-acquires-220720-shares-of-ishares-msci-brazil-small-cap-index-etf-ewzs.html. Currently, the 14-day ADX for Ishares MSCI EAFE Index ETF (XIN.TO) is sitting at 13.89. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is now sitting at 47.
  • Remembering Orlando's astronaut, John Young

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    During a 42-year career, Young flew on three types of spacecraft twice spanning three decades: Gemini in the mid-1960s, Apollo in late '60s and early 1970s, and shuttles in the 1980s. He commanded the Apollo 16 mission to the moon in 1972. He later served as Special Assistant to the Director of Johnson Space Center for Engineering, Operations, and Safety.
  • Mince pie sales soar as festive spend rises £1bn

    Mince pie sales soar as festive spend rises £1bn

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    He said the total price of Morrisons' basket of 100 key Christmas items was held at last year's level. Despite tightening household budgets, shoppers continued to trade up to more expensive options, with a record £469 million spent on premium own-label lines in December alone.
  • Two Indian pilots sacked for mid-air brawl

    Two Indian pilots sacked for mid-air brawl

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    At the same time, the male pilot walked out of the cockpit too, leaving it unmanned for sometime. "Consequent to the review of the events". About the incident, the spokesperson last week had said there was a "misunderstanding" between the cockpit crew and the same was "resolved amicably" and "quickly".
  • Connected Toys Company Settles With FTC Over Data Breach

    Connected Toys Company Settles With FTC Over Data Breach

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    The complaint notes that VTech didn't have sufficient privacy and security measures in place to protect the data it collected through the app. Leveraging decades of success in cordless telephony, VTech's diverse collection of telecommunication products elevates both home and business users' experience through the latest in technology and design.
  • Not Laughing Now: Cryptocurrency Fever Spreads to Parody Dogecoin

    Not Laughing Now: Cryptocurrency Fever Spreads to Parody Dogecoin

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    The breakthrough marks another landmark moment for the digital currency which hit $1 billion for the first time on Christmas day. At the beginning of December it could be bought for $0.002 whereas on Monday it could be bought for $0.016. Markus stepped in to help make Dogecoin an actual currency. Jackson Palmer, the founder of Dogecoin who left its team in 2015, told CoinDesk .com that while more than $101 million in trading volume was seen in a 24-hour period this week, he was anxious ...
  • Morrisons continues turnaround with strong Christmas sales

    Morrisons continues turnaround with strong Christmas sales

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    Morrisons beat forecasts for underlying sales in the key Christmas period, as premium products, online sales and competitive prices lured more shoppers into Britain's No. But he said excitement should be tempered as it was not clear how much Morrisons had been helped by its recent move into selling non-food items, an area which many of its rivals have been exploiting for years.
  • Brigadier Kapil Mohan man Behind Old Monk success, passes away at 88

    Brigadier Kapil Mohan man Behind Old Monk success, passes away at 88

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    Old Monk was launched in 1954 and quickly became the largest selling dark rum in the world. When you talk about Rum in India, the only brand people associate with the drink is "Old Monk". It later merged with another British-run brewery, Meakin & Co, and focused its brewing operations in Solan, Himachal Pradesh. Mohan is survived by his wife, Pushpa Mohan.
  • Man dies after picking up suspected grenade in Stockholm

    Man dies after picking up suspected grenade in Stockholm

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    According to the Aftonbladet newspaper, the item was a hand grenade, but that has not been confirmed. At present, the inquiries are under way. The police force refuted claims that the man was unlikely to have been purposely targeted by whoever left the explosive at the metro station.
  • The Browns 0-16 parade was equal parts humiliation and hope

    The Browns 0-16 parade was equal parts humiliation and hope

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    Thousands of disgruntled Cleveland Browns fans endured freezing temperatures to participate in and witness a so-called Perfect Season parade held to recognize their team's ignominious accomplishment Saturday. But there are just as many fans who are angry that the Browns remain the laughingstock of professional sports. "Diehard fans is what we are". Cleveland Police later sent out a statement estimating between 2,500 and 3,200 Browns fans in attendance for the parade at its peak.
  • Celgene Corporation to Buy Impact Biomedicines

    Celgene Corporation to Buy Impact Biomedicines

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    Impact has been developing fedratinib to treat bone-marrow disorders known as myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera that affect blood-cell production in tens of thousands of patients. It showed statistically significant improvements in the primary and secondary endpoints of splenic response and total symptom score in a randomized, placebo-controlled and phase III pivotal trial called Jakarta-1 for patients with treatment-naïve myelofibrosis.
  • Regulators In Bitcoin's Top Market Is Doing This To Curb Speculation

    Regulators In Bitcoin's Top Market Is Doing This To Curb Speculation

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    The cryptocurrency market has rebounded and more than doubled in value after it hit its low of $418 billion on December 22. Bitcoin was off by 15 percent, while ethereum fell 8 percent according to Coinbase . "First, it was due to capital flows with investors realizing their profits from cryptocurrencies ", sad Iqbal Gandham, Managing Director at cryptocurrency exchange eToro in an email to Fortune .
  • Takata recalls another 3.3m air bags under USA order

    Takata recalls another 3.3m air bags under USA order

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    According to news reports, specific models affected by the exercise will be identified by the respective automakers when the necessary paperwork is filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) later in the month. So far, the recalls have effected 19 automakers who have had to recall about 69 million air bag inflators in 42 million vehicles, CBS reported. A report by an independent monitor said that as of September 15, 2017, automakers have recalled 43.1 million ...
  • Mothercare profits warning after dire Christmas sees sales slump

    Mothercare profits warning after dire Christmas sees sales slump

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    The company reported a 7.2 per cent fall in United Kingdom like-for-like sales - those at stores open for a year or more - in the 12 weeks to December 30. "We should look to management's decision not to discount in the peak trading season as a significant contributing factor", said ETX Capital analyst Neil Wilson.
  • Pfizer plans to cut 300 jobs

    Pfizer plans to cut 300 jobs

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    Pfizer added that it will "continue to fully support" development on tanezumab and Lyrica, two treatments targeting chronic pain, as well as programs researching rare neurological diseases. The Alzheimer's Association estimates that more than 5 million Americans are living with the disease-and that by 2050, that count could triple. The move will see it back out of work in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, two notoriously hard areas for the industry, especially the former, which has not ...
  • Kia Niro EV Concept Gets 238 Miles on a Charge

    Kia Niro EV Concept Gets 238 Miles on a Charge

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    The Kia Niro EV Concept is just that: a not-quite-production version of what an all-electric version of the Niro Hybrid would look like. We're especially excited about that second point. However, Samsung earlier in the day made claims it will be the first to 5G-ready tech in the auto thanks to a partnership with Harman, so we'll have to see who wins that race.
  • Columbia native Aziz Ansari wins historic Golden Globe award

    Columbia native Aziz Ansari wins historic Golden Globe award

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    Ansari took his Double-Double to go and rolled up to Poppy Nightclub with his Golden Globe in one fist and a bag of burgers in the other. Kidman took the first award of the night. Another robust performer on the night was Hulu drama The Handmaid's Tale . I want to say that I value the press more than ever before as we try to navigate these complicated times , which brings me to this: "what I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have", she said.
  • USA energy regulator rejects plan to aid coal, nuclear

    USA energy regulator rejects plan to aid coal, nuclear

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    FERC also initiated a new proceeding to investigate issues of grid resilience in a more comprehensive and evidence-driven manner, requesting that grid operators submit comments in 60 days. Perry said in a statement after FERC's ruling that he appreciates FERC's "consideration and effort to further assess the marketplace distortions that are putting the long-term resiliency of our electric grid at risk".
  • Ewan McGregor talks Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars spin-off — Golden Globes

    Ewan McGregor talks Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars spin-off — Golden Globes

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    When the actor was asked to reprise the role briefly for a line in The Force Awakens , fans became reinvigorated about an Obi-Wan standalone film (much like 2018's Han Solo film, Solo ). He took to Instagram and Facebook with a photo of Ewan McGregor working out with Scott Fifer, with the Star Wars actor sporting a familiar-looking beard.
  • 'Jumanji,' 'Insidious' top 'Star Wars' in its fourth weekend

    'Jumanji,' 'Insidious' top 'Star Wars' in its fourth weekend

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    The Jake Kasdan-directed movie updates the story of a magical board game come to life and stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, and Kevin Hart. That would be a negligible drop (less than 10%) from the New Year's Day weekend. Here in the U.S., The Last Jedi is now the sixth-highest grossing movie of all time domestically, and will likely pass The Avengers ($623.3 million) to move into fifth place before it ends its run.
  • Dunkin' Donuts Is Getting Rid of 10% of its Menu

    Dunkin' Donuts Is Getting Rid of 10% of its Menu

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    With Dunkin' Donuts returning to Evansville, the donuts might be a little different than you remember. As of Monday, stores in NY and New England will see a smaller menu, with " slow moving " items such as smoothies, afternoon sandwiches, and some breakfast items eliminated.
  • Toyota unveils custom mobility concept at CES

    Toyota unveils custom mobility concept at CES

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    The e-Palette Alliance includes Pizza Hut , Uber , Mazda , Amazon and Didi. The e‐Palette alliance will build on Toyota's proprietary Mobility Services Platform (MSPF). The companies announced the partnership on Monday. And Amazon doesn't appear to be ready to let e-Palette buzz past unnoticed. The on-board technology will be open to partners in the programme so they can install their own self-driving technology if required, with Toyota's "Guardian" software in place as a safety ...
  • NWS: Wintry Mix Could Create Hazards for Monday Afternoon, Evening Commute

    NWS: Wintry Mix Could Create Hazards for Monday Afternoon, Evening Commute

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    Nighttime lows will still drop well below freezing Tuesday night however, so expect any water that remains from the daytime melting to promptly refreeze at night, leading to some black ice and slippery spots overnight. Given the cold ground and below freezing temperatures, any freezing rain that falls can create a thin coating of ice on roads and sidewalks and lead to some slick travel.