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Pumps halt card payment

The petrol dealers' move comes at a time when the government is trying to encourage non-cash transactions and have even announced a 0.75% cashback offer on purchase of petrol using cards. "The same will be debited to our account and net transaction value will be credited to our account". Also, there seem to be disputes about purchases being returned or not delivered. Read More »

No One Knows What Trump Is Going to Tweet, Spokesman Says

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Sitting in between two former Obama administration officials, Robert Gibbs, who served as Obama's first press secretary, and David Axelrod, who served as senior adviser to the president, Spicer defended Trump's Twitter behavior, saying his boss drives the news. Read More »

Apple Joins Fast-Rising SoftBank Posse With 1B Investment

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Softbank is chipping in $25 billion and Saudi Arabia $45 billion. The Japanese firm said that it would use its deep operational expertise and network of portfolio companies in order to add value to the fund's investments. The fund manages to bring in various companies who compete with each other and have overlapping interests. She further said that the technology giant has worked with SoftBank for many years. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Breaks Into 2017 With an Unexpected Selfie

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And on Wednesday Kim Kardashian took to Snapchat to post her "first selfie" since being attacked during an armed heist in October. And among her first acts? Kim Kardashian West fully emerged from her self-imposed hiatus to attend a meeting at the Hotel Bel-Air in LA Wednesday. Read More »

Is Microsoft working on a Xbox One-like feature for PC?

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Naturally, Microsoft is betting a lot in this update to start 2017 with the highest relevance, considering that this is an important strategy when a company is about to release major products, which is exactly Microsoft´s case with important devices as the Surface Phone. Read More »

City offers to recycle some Christmas trees

All ornaments and tree stands need to be removed before trees are brought to a drop-off location. The Christmas Light Source light recycling program is active all year. 154 across from the Barren Township building. To put your Christmas tree to good use you can also reach out to local farmers who often feed the items to their animals. Read More »

Monte dei Paschi sees funding gap grow

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The eurozone central bank also noted that the bank's liquidity had deteriorated between November 30 and December 21. The lender failed to raise the amount within the time provided by the European Central Bank. Italy's market watchdog Consob said last week the bank's shares and securities would be suspended from trading until the conditions of a state bailout become clear. Read More »

Mortgage Rates Are Unchanged; Home Price Data Shows Solid Annual Gains

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The rapid pace of gains has also raised fears that prices, which topped their bubble-era high a year ago, could overinflate again. Home prices in the NY metropolitan area, which includes North Jersey, are equal to the levels of late 2004, and are still about 14.7 percent below their peaks in mid-2006, during the housing bubble. Read More »

Dishonest To Face Ruin, Warns Prime Minister Narendra Modi

But the project has drawn brickbats from many people who instead want the government to devote its resources to infrastructure, education and development. On cashless transactions, the Prime Minister expressed happiness that application of technology has gone up by 200 to 300 per cent during a short span of time. Read More »

Historic Boeing-Iran Deal May Get Trumped

Deliveries will begin in early 2017, it said. Iran Air considers this agreement an important step towards a stronger global presence in civil aviation. Both deals were conceivable as a result of arrangements in the atomic assertion amongst Iran and six world powers that produced results about a year back, which lifted many endorses on Iran in return for its irrefutable vows of serene atomic work. Read More »

Browns hold on late for first win

Browns running back Isaiah Crowell ran for 54 yards and two first-half touchdowns. They took a 17-10 lead into halftime for the fifth time this season. Griffin had completed 17/25 passes for 165 yards and no touchdowns. It was the way he played and how it ended that lead us to continue to cover him. Not accustomed to having the lead at any point, the Browns extended theirs to 20-10 in the third quarter on Cody Parkey's 27-yard field goal. Read More »

Trump Meets Boeing, Lockheed Martin CEOs To Negotiate U.S. Contracts

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters there that he had guaranteed costs would not get out of control for a replacement to Air Force One, the presidential plane, another project Trump calls too expensive. I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. "It's a program that's very, very expensive". There's no reason to doubt her sincerity, just as there's every reason to believe that Trump can make life hard on any government contractor. Read More »

Micron Technology, Inc. upgraded to Buy By Needham

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On 12/19/2016, shares of Micron Technology, Inc. Micron stock was up 12%, near 23, in midday trading on the stock market today, earlier touching 23.49, its highest level since June 2015. The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Micron Technology had a positive return on equity of 0.50% and a negative net margin of 2.23%. Read More »

Where Are They Now? Mortgage Rates Respond to Fed Hike

For example, on a $200,000 loan, every.25 percent increase in rate adds $32 per month to the payment, which requires an extra $1,200 per year in income to qualify. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 4 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. The refinance share of mortgage activity accounted for 57.9 percent of all applications. Read More »

Futures little changed after Dow, Nasdaq hit records

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 8 points, or 0.4 percent, ending at 2,271. FedEx's fell 2.5 percent after reporting earnings that fell fell short of Wall Street's forecast as expenses rose. SPILLED CEREAL: Cheerios maker General Mills said its profit slumped 9 percent during its latest quarter and the company lowered its outlook for the year as it tries to win back customers. Read More »

Subdued outlook hurt General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) stock sentiment today

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General Mills had a net margin of 10.33% and a return on equity of 33.82%. The mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Dec 16 is $15.84B by 14 analysts. Following the release of its second quarter earnings results and its conference call with analysts and investors, shares of General Mills opened in negative territory and stayed there through midday activity. Read More »

Marines donate thousands of holiday toys to Salvation Army

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Morgantown's three Wireless Zone locations have partnered with Toys For Tots for the fourth year in a row. After fundraising completed, a team of Orbus employees visited local businesses to shop for toys that would fit the needs of the Toys for Tots program, gathering and packing into large boxes in the lobby of the Woodridge facility. Read More »

Cuomo, de Blasio aides spar on Twitter amid deer drama

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The mayor had claimed on the radio Friday morning that it would be more "humane" to put down the love-struck buck that swam across the the East River to Harlem looking for a mate. The Harlem Patch that the deer "was captured Thursday after vaulting a fence into the nearby Polo Grounds Towers public housing development". Cuomo's spokesman said he had directed the DEC to "offer assistance to the city to transport and find a new habitat for it immediately". Read More »

Cyrus Mistry Vows To Continue Fight Against Tatas

Mistry "ceased to be a director and consequently chairman of the company with immediate effect", Tata Teleservices Maharashtra, the listed unit of Tata Teleservices, said in a stock exchange filing on Wednesday. - About 93 percent of shareholders in the Indian outsourcing giant who cast their vote were in favour of removing Mistry. Wadia also said he has already sent notices for defamation to Tata Sons for "carrying on a personal vendetta against me for not toeing their line". Read More »

Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) (LON:EOG) Broker Roundup

Jefferies Group set a $25.00 target price on Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 18th. Finally, Drexel Hamilton upped their price target on Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) shares now have a mean rating of 2.20 while 7 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 6 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 10 commented as "HOLD". Read More »

Quest Diagnostics says hackers obtained protected health information of 34000 patients

It also said that there was no indication that any of the information had been misused. Company officials said that Florida was affected by the hack and that 11,000 Floridans' personal information might have been compromised. The data breach was reported to law enforcement officials. Quest Diagnostics has notified affected individuals via mail and established a dedicated toll-free number to call with questions regarding this incident. Read More »

Asahi's €7.3bn deal for AB InBev's central and eastern Europe business

In addition to the popular Pilsner brand Asahi will pay 50pc above the expected price tag to pick up Poland's Tyskie and Lech beers as well as Hungary's Dreher and Ursus from Romania. Asahi said that the acquisition of the brands complement its Western European business besides consolidating its business platform and enabling it to grow sustainably across the continent. Read More »

Titans of new industry spring $1 billion clean energy fund

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Gates added. USA venture-capital equity financing has fallen for new energy and other clean technology companies, to $2.2 billion this year through September, from $5.7 billion in 2011, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. The group came into being as a climate-change sceptical White House prepares to come into office. Its focus is broad, and will include transportation, electricity, manufacturing, buildings and agriculture. Read More »

Trump presidency: Rick Perry tipped to be energy secretary

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Joyce said Perry is 100 percent qualified and fit for the job, despite Perry saying during a 2011 GOP presidential primary debate that he would nix the Department of Energy altogether if he was elected. Politico reports that Perry has been a favorite for conservatives for the role , seeing him as someone who will bring reform in the department that has focused on clean energy and reducing fossil fuel dependence under the Obama administration. Read More »

Bromley boy Matt Terry HAS the X Factor

At the end of the show, when the other contestants piled on stage to congratulate Matt , eagle-eyed viewers were convinced that he and Freddy kissed and expressed their thoughts on Twitter . "You are now part of that chapter". You deserve this opportunity. You were incredible as well. "This is an important record". At the time of writing, Matt is the narrow favourite of the pair to win but it's INCREDIBLY close. Read More »