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When upturned, what is normally an M for McDonald's becomes a W for women. Altmin further emphasizes how "in the USA we take pride in our diversity and we are proud to share that today, six out of 10 restaurant managers are women". Companies have recently begun using International Women's Day to express their views on gender equality, CNN said. One McDonald's location has even flipped the "golden arches" logo on its sign.
  • Kawhi speaks, plans on being Spur for rest of career

    Kawhi speaks, plans on being Spur for rest of career

    Economy

    He was asked if his goal was still to return this season and get on the court as soon as possible. Part of the reason for all the rumors and speculation around Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs - when he would play again, about tension between him and management - was the lack of real information.
  • Airbus says 3700 jobs hit by slower A380, A400M deliveries

    Airbus says 3700 jobs hit by slower A380, A400M deliveries

    Economy

    Yvonnick Dreno, a senior Force Ouvriere unionist said 1,925 jobs would be affected in Germany, 860 in Spain, 465 in Britain and 470 in France . The company said it was "confident" it would be able to propose other opportunities to most of the affected employees through programs which are ramping up, saying it was "committed to managing any implications for its workforce in a responsible manner".
  • You're Going to Want Dyson's New Cordless, Supercharged Vacuum

    You're Going to Want Dyson's New Cordless, Supercharged Vacuum

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    The V10 maxes out at 290 AW (air watts are a mathematical measure of the power of a vacuum cleaner) which, for perspective, is more than the aforementioned Ball Animal 2, a vacuum that is corded and is nearly 1/4 the weight. The new motor allowed engineers to rotate the cyclones and bin assembly through 90 degrees, into an in-line format. Dyson has halted the development of plug-in vacuum cleaners in order to focus on improving and expanding its range of cordless battery-powered machines.
  • Oprah Just Sold Part of Her Weight Watchers Stock. Here's Why

    Oprah Just Sold Part of Her Weight Watchers Stock. Here's Why

    Economy

    Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.80. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Llc accumulated 253,865 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0% in Cohu, Inc.
  • Rolls-Royce posts first profit growth in four years

    Rolls-Royce posts first profit growth in four years

    Economy

    The company stuck to a goal of generating free cash flow of 1 billion pounds by around 2020, despite the impact of a costly programme to fix its Trent 1000 engines. Looking ahead, Rolls-Royce expects to deliver £350- £550m of free cash flow this year, despite increasing costs from "lower than expected durability" on some parts of the Trent 1000 and Trent 900 engines.
  • Peyton Manning sells 31 Papa John's franchises

    Peyton Manning sells 31 Papa John's franchises

    Economy

    Recently Manning reportedly sold his stake in 31 Papa John's pizza outlets in Denver. Peyton Manning has sold the stake in all his Denver-area Papa John's locations. Both networks are so interested in getting the five-time NFL MVP to call their respective Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football games that they're willing to pay him $10 million annually, The Sporting News reported , citing a source.
  • Uber's self-driving trucks transporting goods across Arizona

    Uber's self-driving trucks transporting goods across Arizona

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    Uber's Advanced Technology Group is also working on a driverless vehicle which is a part of autonomous truck development. Uber has been planning to launch a long-haul trucking venture since acquiring Otto, the self-driving truck startup, for $650 million in the middle of 2016.
  • Bulgarian Car Participated in the Exhibition in Geneva

    Bulgarian Car Participated in the Exhibition in Geneva

    Economy

    The electric SUV will form part of a trio of e-tron models coming by the end of the decade - the other two being a production version of the e-tron Sportback concept , along with a new compact model. There's a decidedly premium look to the cabin with a generous use of high-quality wood and upmarket materials. Tata Motors said that the company wanted to bring world-class design, technology in the electric vehicle market.
  • Coca-Cola is to introduce its first ever alcoholic drink

    Coca-Cola is to introduce its first ever alcoholic drink

    Economy

    The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) touched its 1-Year High price of $48.62 on 01/26/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $41.74 on 03/08/17. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 24,673 shares in the company, valued at $1,183,070.35. It also reduced its holding in Nuveen Closed (JLS) by 33,807 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 18,604 shares, and cut its stake in Allergan Plc.
  • Lego struggles to boost sales after 13 years of growth

    Lego struggles to boost sales after 13 years of growth

    Economy

    Christiansen told Reuters. Its operating profits were down 17% to 10.4bn kroner (£1.2bn). Excluding the impact of foreign currency exchange, revenue for the full year declined 7 percent compared with 2016. Lego said that it saw "strong potential" in its business in China, where sales enjoyed double digit-growth previous year. Lego tried to replicate the strategy in 2017 with offerings tied to "The Lego Batman Movie" and "The Lego Ninjago Movie".
  • Crude-by-rail shipments 'likely to enjoy a renaissance': IEA

    Crude-by-rail shipments 'likely to enjoy a renaissance': IEA

    Economy

    A Bloomberg survey showed crude storage in tanks and terminals across the country likely rose 3 million barrels last week. That was the year before the price for oil in the US surged close to $150. The Wall Street Journal also reported that one of the pioneers of the US shale boom plans to deliver a surprising message at a major energy conference here this week: USA oil production won't keep growing as fast as the market seems to think.
  • Trump Responds to Oscars' Record-Low Ratings

    Trump Responds to Oscars' Record-Low Ratings

    Economy

    Horror doesn't often get to take center stage at the Academy Awards , yet with the social thriller Get Out and the creature feature The Shape of Water earning nominations for Best Picture , many genre fans had hoped that the Academy would honor the filmmaker.
  • Trump escalates trade war rhetoric with threat of European auto tariffs

    Trump escalates trade war rhetoric with threat of European auto tariffs

    Economy

    The Trade Partnership, a consulting firm, said the tariffs would increase USA employment in the steel and aluminum sector by about 33,000 jobs but would cost 179,000 jobs in the rest of the economy. We can not lose our steel industry. Reed said he believes the threat of losing access to the American marketplace would most likely prevent other countries from retaliating or inflating prices.
  • Sells 6132 Shares of Target Co. (TGT)

    Sells 6132 Shares of Target Co. (TGT)

    Economy

    Finally, Telsey Advisory Group boosted their target price on shares of Target from $58.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers exit a Target store during Black Friday shopping in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., November 24, 2017. Target Co.
  • Ripple price (XRP/USD) pulls back sharply as Coinbase denies listing rumours

    Ripple price (XRP/USD) pulls back sharply as Coinbase denies listing rumours

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    China has been among the leaders in driving cryptocurrency growth and demand, and the nation is seeking ways to profit from digital currencies over traditional currencies. The digital currency giant just announced they're expanding in yet another direction by launching a passively managed cryptocurrency index fund . Hirji pointed to Coinbases's broader approach, which he said is more tailored to individual investors.
  • What's in the Senate Financial-Regulation Bill

    What's in the Senate Financial-Regulation Bill

    Economy

    Specifically, she contended, the measure could hurt consumers by making it easier for banks to offer risky home loans to those who cannot afford them; undermining civil rights protections for borrowers; and undercutting reporting requirements that allow the federal government to enforce fair lending laws.
  • Bugatti unveils lighter, more track-focused Chiron Sport hypercar

    Bugatti unveils lighter, more track-focused Chiron Sport hypercar

    Economy

    Carbon fiber has been used for the stabilizer bars, the intercooler cover and, as a production auto first, for the windscreen wipers (minus 1.4 kg/3 lbs), which also feature aluminum tips. The Bugatti can still hit 62 miles per hour in less than 2.5 seconds and 186 miles per hour in 13.6 seconds. Power still comes from a beast of an engine.