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Markets Mazda expected to announce new production plant in North Alabama
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If Wednesday afternoon's announcement wasn't official enough, it's now received the President Trump tweet stamp of approval. FILE- In this August 4, 2017, file photo, logos of Toyota Motor Corp., bottom, and Mazda Motor Corp., top, are placed prior to a news conference in Tokyo.

Markets Anushka Sharma To Make Your Holi Dark And Horrific — Pari New Poster
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As Film Release Date Come Closer Film Makers Released the Teaser which shows Anushka's haunting stare and scarred face was not something one could easily forget. A horror movie is surely going to be something new for Anushka Sharma , who is known to the audience for romantic and drama movies. Anushka will be seen paired with KAhaani fame Parambrata Chatterjee.

Markets Sainsbury - Record sales, but challenges remain
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This was attributed to booming trading over Christmas week, with December 22 being the biggest sales day for stores and online grocery orders reportedly being delivered to customers every second. During the quarter to 6 January, Argos Fast Track collection grew by 39 per cent and delivery by 25 per cent. 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.

Markets Former Google employee sues, claims tech giant discriminates against white conservative men
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The lawsuit , which seeks monetary, non-monetary and punitive remedies, claims: "Google's open hostility for conservative thought is paired with invidious discrimination on the basis of race and gender, barred by law". For its part, Google seemed unperturbed, and merely said in a statement: "We look forward to defending against Mr. Damore's lawsuit in court". If there's one thing you could give ex-Google engineer James Damore credit for, it's his tenuous (and by tenuous, I mean ...

Markets Berkshire boosts board size, adding Abel and Jain
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Morgan analyst Sarah DeWitt in a note about Berkshire in September of a year ago. For now, Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, 94, will remain responsible for Berkshire's major capital allocation and investment decisions, including acquisitions.

Markets Tesla Gigafactory 2 commences solar roof tiles production
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The Tesla roof tiles generate solar energy without the need for additional PV panels. What's more, the fact of Tesla Gigafactory 2 undertaking the production of the Solar Roofs affirms the highly efficient and speedy rollout of the photovoltaic tiles, even matching up very well to Elon Musk's expectations.

Markets World Bank predicts SA's growth outlook at a dismal 1.1%
Author: 0 World Bank predicts SA's growth outlook at a dismal 1.1%

The bank indicates this forecast in its January 2018 Global Economic Prospect report . "Global growth stronger than what we expected", World Bank economist Ayhan Kose told AFP, noting that all the forecasts in the Global Economic Prospects report are better than the June edition.

Markets India woman kills self over relationship with Muslim man
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In response to a question posed by her friend, identified as Santosh, the girl had replied that she "loved Muslims". A 20-year-old Hindu woman allegedly committed suicide after being hounded for sending a WhatsApp message that said "I love Muslims".

Markets Old Monk's old man is no more
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Ironically, Old Monk - the drink that kept India's soldiers in high spirits - has a connection with "Amritsar's Butcher", Colonel Reginald Edward Harry Dyer. The company sold only a quarter of its 1960s sales between 2010-14, almost a mere 4 million cases in fact. Mohan took over Mohan Meakin, the distillery from his father, N N Mohan in the mid 90s.

Markets Fisker unveils Emotion Electric sedan with butterfly doors
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Henrik Fisker's new electric vehicle project is finally here, unveiled in full at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas . Furthermore, according to Fisker, the 143kWh battery battery pack can suck up enough electricity to deliver 125 miles after a mere nine minutes of charging.

Markets Aziz Ansari Bleeped During His Golden Globes Speech, Here's What He Said
Author: 0 Aziz Ansari Bleeped During His Golden Globes Speech, Here's What He Said

Ansari had lost the same award to Gael García Bernal for "Mozart in the Jungle" a year ago. To lose two of these in a row would have been a really sh***y moment for me. Born in Columbia, South Carolina to immigrant parents from Tamil Nadu (his mother, Fatima, works in a medical office, and his father, Shoukath, is a gastroenterologist), Ansari was studying at New York University Stern School of Business when he fell into comedic ways, performing in Big Apple clubs and weekly shows.

Markets Jamie Dimon Regrets Dismissing Bitcoin as a
Author: 0 Jamie Dimon Regrets Dismissing Bitcoin as a "Fraud"

Although he was not the only one to criticize the cryptocurrency, all the other negative comments, as, for instance, Ray Dalio's calling bitcoin a "bubble", were much less aggressive. Mr Dimon has always been an ardent critic of bitcoin, having previously called it "worse than tulips bulbs", referring to the Dutch Tulip craze of the 1600s which is widely seen as the world's first speculative bubble.

Markets UK Enacts Ban On Plastic Microbeads In Rinse-Off Products
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The Environmental Audit Committee said the ban was "a step in the right direction" but warned "much more needs to be achieved" to tackle the scourge of marine plastic pollution. The microbead ban is a small but important step forward to cleaner oceans, and a happier planet for future generations to come. Glitter is banned when it is in rinse-off products, but other sources of glitter like hair gel and lotion marketed to children are not included in the ban, the BBC reported .

Markets New York Democrat Accused of Stealing $25000 in Hurricane Sandy Money
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Her attorneys said in a statement that Harris, who represents a district in New York City's Brooklyn borough, has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Though still in Coney Island, she was compensated for temporary housing assistance. And in 2016, while she was a sitting assemblywoman, she submitted the same fake documents to the NYC Build It Back Program to get additional financial help, according to federal officials.

Markets KODAK and WENN Digital Partner to Launch Major Blockchain Initiative and Cryptocurrency
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But Kodak's new project, which involves a rights-management system for images and a related cryptocurrency, appears to be a serious effort to use a blockchain to solve a real problem. This initial Coin Offering is issued under SEC guidelines as a security token under Regulation 506 (c) as an exempt offering. However, Kodak framed the move as being about more than profiting off a buzzword.

Markets Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is richer than anyone has ever been
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Gates, 62, would have a net worth of more than $US150 billion if he'd held onto assets that he's given away, largely to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Bezos also owns Blue Origin , a travel business that intends to take tourists to explore space and the Washington Post newspaper. Amazon shares have risen 6.6 percent this year, with a report showing the Seattle-based company captured 89 percent of online spending among dominant holiday retailers in the five-week period beginning ...

Markets Tesco top in UK Christmas trading battle - Kantar Worldpanel
Author: 0 Tesco top in UK Christmas trading battle - Kantar Worldpanel

Shoppers parted with GBP747 million on December 22 alone, making the Friday before Christmas the busiest shopping day ever recorded", said Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel. Morrisons was the first of the big four to report on Christmas trade. However, its market share fell by 0.2 percentage points year on year to 28% in the period.