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McDonald's is removing cheeseburgers from its Happy Meal menu to make its food for children more healthy. Parents complained the movie was too violent and so McDonalds withdrew its Happy Meal campaign. Last month McDonald's in Italy introduced a new Happy Meal entrée called the Junior Chicken -a lean, grilled chicken sandwich. Instead, more than half of Happy Meals ordered now include water, milk, or juice.
  • Google Chrome will now block annoying ads

    Google Chrome will now block annoying ads

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    There could be some relief starting Thursday, if you're one of the vast majority of people who use Google Chrome as your default browser. When a user navigates to a page via the Chrome browser, it will check whether the page belongs to a site that fails the Better Ads Standards .
  • Uber losses stretch to $US4.5b after 2017 shocker

    Uber losses stretch to $US4.5b after 2017 shocker

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    Uber lost billions in China before selling its business there in 2016 in exchange for a 17.5 percent stake in homegrown rival Didi Chuxing. For the fourth quarter, Uber's net loss was $1.1 billion, down from $1.46 billion it lost in the third quarter.
  • Sensex rises 167 points in early trade on firm global cues

    Sensex rises 167 points in early trade on firm global cues

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    The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange edged higher by 44.60 points or 0.42 per cent to provisionally close at 10,545.50 points (at 3.30 p.m.). Punjab National Bank , which plunged 9.81% yesterday on detection of fraudulent transactions worth $1.77 billion (about Rs 11,335 crore) fell further 8.09% today to 134 level.
  • Four dog food products recalled over salmonella concerns

    Four dog food products recalled over salmonella concerns

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    One was a cat, but the other animal types have not been disclosed. Smokehouse Pet Products is recalling its 4-ounce package of " Beefy Munchies " after routine testing by the Colorado USDA detected Salmonella in a sample collected from a pet store.
  • Wall Street grinds out gains as investors digest mixed data

    Wall Street grinds out gains as investors digest mixed data

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    Investors anxious that strong rise in inflation would push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates as many as three times later this year. That builds on a recent spike in wage growth, which triggered concerns about inflation returning to the economy.
  • (XOM) Shares Sold by First National Trust Co

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    A total of 19.13 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 12.53 Million shares. The overall volume in the last trading session was 11.87 million shares. Northside Ltd Liability invested in 0.23% or 6,602 shares. (NASDAQ:FB) for 3,400 shares. B And T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management accumulated 54,501 shares or 2.12% of the stock.
  • Reading Analyst Stock Recommendation:: Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

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    About 3.18M shares traded or 7.37% up from the average. Corporation (NYSE:FNB) has risen 4.28% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.77% the S&P500. equities analysts forecast that Barrick Gold will post 0.74 EPS for the current year. Company has conspicuous measure of stock oscillations; average true range may be heating up this temperature with value of 0.34.
  • Bonk Ban: Australian Prime Minister bans sex between ministers and staff

    Bonk Ban: Australian Prime Minister bans sex between ministers and staff

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    Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has said he will prohibit sex between ministers and their staff, after it was revealed his deputy had an affair with a former staffer. Labor senator Kimberley Kitching on Wednesday tabled a notice of motion calling for the details of Mr Joyce and Ms Campion's "special objective travel" and any worldwide flights.
  • Fun In The Sun With Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Models

    Fun In The Sun With Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Models

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    But the honor had special meaning for Herrington. Tyra Banks was reportedly the first black woman to be featured on the cover in 1997. SI debuted the cover earlier on Tuesday (Feb. All those things separately don't guarantee a cover, though. "Whoops! Things got a little rocky on Kate Upton's #SISwim 2018 shoot in Aruba ", they captioned the clip, which shows the exact moment the 25-year-old was knocked off her feet by the rogue wave.
  • OPEC Sees US Crude Output Rising Faster; Oil Finds Resistance At $60

    OPEC Sees US Crude Output Rising Faster; Oil Finds Resistance At $60

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    LONDON-U.S. shale companies are churning out crude oil at a record pace that could overwhelm global demand and reverse the oil market's fragile recovery, a top energy-market observer said Tuesday. The OPEC and non-OPEC countries who agreed to freeze or cut output in December 2016 considered stocks in the 35-strong developed countries crude oil stocks as the measure of their success.
  • NY Times Abruptly Fires Its New Nazi-Befriending Editorial Board Hire

    NY Times Abruptly Fires Its New Nazi-Befriending Editorial Board Hire

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    But Twitter users quickly cried foul over a host of online posts they uncovered by Norton , including one in which she acknowledged she was "friends with various neo-nazis" even though she "never agreed with them". "I haven't tried to make myself look more professionally acceptable, more conventional, or any of that, for the benefit of my new employer. Some of my friend are awful people, & also my friends".
  • Shares Soar As Rebound Pushes Dow 400 Factors Larger

    Shares Soar As Rebound Pushes Dow 400 Factors Larger

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    Also recall that inflation is a key driver of higher interest rates, which in turn eventually threatens interest rates. "People were positioned for more central bank easing or continued central bank easing, low rates, and importantly, low volatility", he said.
  • 'Remarkable': Dying US woman's last words were to identify her 'killers'

    'Remarkable': Dying US woman's last words were to identify her 'killers'

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    Monday along Tesla Road in a remote part of Alameda County east of Livermore . Although authorities flew Cuesta to Eden Hospital Trauma, she was pronounced dead at 4.30am. But Kelly later said the caller who reported it was confused because the woman's arm was tucked underneath her body and still attached. "She laid down for nearly three minutes at one period, and we told her to get up".
  • AmerisourceBergen Stock Set for Big Surge on WBA Buyout Buzz

    AmerisourceBergen Stock Set for Big Surge on WBA Buyout Buzz

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . The performance of the stock over the past seven days has dropped by -0.59%, over the past one-month price index is -5.66% while over the last three months is +12.82%. After going under observation of traders 6.79 million shares traded at hands. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.
  • Run banks wipe out private banks' profits in third quarter

    Run banks wipe out private banks' profits in third quarter

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    Net interest income (NII) - difference between interest earned and expended -stood at Rs 2,501 crore, down 13 per cent y-o-y. The data pertains to the period when the associate banks of the SBI were not merged with it. On the other hand, provisions for NPA increased by 71.74% to Rs 4,373.06 crore in Q3FY18 versus provisions of Rs 2,546.20 crore a year ago the same period.
  • Raiders part ways with long-time kicker Sebastian Janikowski

    Raiders part ways with long-time kicker Sebastian Janikowski

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    Janikowski is turning 40 in March, but this does not necessarily mean his National Football League career will be over if he wants to keep kicking. He played in a franchise-record 268 games in 18 seasons. The 39-year-old will become a free agent this offseason. He also re-worked his contract just before the start of the season, taking a pay cut from $4 million to $3 million.
  • Japan economy grows for eighth quarter in a row

    Japan economy grows for eighth quarter in a row

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    A median estimate of private-sector economists by Nikkei Quick News had predicted a gain almost twice as large, of an annualized 0.9 percent. The GDP data comes after news that Abe's government has made a decision to nominate Haruhiko Kuroda for a rare second term as Bank of Japan governor, a sign his ultra-loose monetary policy will remain in place, although investors still have questions about who the deputy governors will be and what policies they are likely to favor.