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Markets Ardern to discuss treatment of Kiwi prisoners in Australia
Author: 0 Ardern to discuss treatment of Kiwi prisoners in Australia

We ... are wanting to make the Australian government clear in our perspective ... but it is in the hands of the Australian government to determine how they manage that element of policy". Ms Ardern said NZ's firm stance against nuclear proliferation had "become part of our identity as a nation". Meanwhile, Mr Turnbull says Australia will consider "other options" for refugee resettlement once its transfer deal with the United States is complete.

Markets WGC Commends Liberal Government's Federal Budget Support of Canadian Content Creation
Author: 0 WGC Commends Liberal Government's Federal Budget Support of Canadian Content Creation

The latest budget is "the single largest investment in investigator-led fundamental research in Canadian history", said finance minister Bill Morneau in remarks to legislators on 27 February. The health minister went out of her way to say the Hoskins' report due in spring of 2019 will bring forward "recommendations" to be considered along with a report expected soon from the Commons health committee that has studied the issue for two years.

Markets Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight
Author: 0 Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight

Several fire extinguishers can be seen on one of the seats. The passenger who was burned was treated by medical personnel before she left the plane to go to a nearby hospital. "I looked behind me and in the aisle it looked like a small campfire-sized flame", said Brendon Scott. There have been conflicting reports on the make and model of the phone that caught fire .

Author: 0 Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Bodycote (BOY)

It has underperformed by 15.33% the S&P500. Deutsche Bank now has a GBX 2360.00 target price on the 4.53 billion GBP market cap company or 16.83% upside potential. (NYSE:MO) was sold by DEVITRE DINYAR S. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $7.48 million activity. 118 funds opened positions while 420 raised stakes.

Markets UK Central Bank to Clamp Down on Crypto Money Laundering
Author: 0 UK Central Bank to Clamp Down on Crypto Money Laundering

Authorities in both the USA and European Union have instituted plans to apply anti-money laundering standards and anti-terrorism financing standards to cryptocurrencies in the same way that they do to other financial services products and it now looks like their counterparts in the United Kingdom are to follow suit.

Markets New chief creative officer for Burberry
Author: 0 New chief creative officer for Burberry

Tisci is known for combining streetwear with high fashion, which Gobbetti said was "highly relevant to today's luxury consumer". His work has helped to spearhead the creation of an entirely new fashion subculture and market which continues to drive-forward the need for fresh and innovative design.

Markets Walmart, Dick's Sporting Goods make changes to gun-sale policies
Author: 0 Walmart, Dick's Sporting Goods make changes to gun-sale policies

The retailer also said its ending sales of high-capacity magazines. Walmart Inc. stopped selling AR-15 guns and other semi-automatic weapons in 2015. Walmart says that it will also be removing items resembling assault-style rifles from its website. Despite the moves by Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart , most firearms are not sold at outdoor specialty retailers like Dick's, according to a survey by Fernandina Beach, Florida-based Southwick Associates, a market research firm that ...

Markets Walmart hikes minimum age of purchasing guns to 21
Author: 0 Walmart hikes minimum age of purchasing guns to 21

A man holds a sign at a Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut, in January 2013. Two major United States retailers have announced new restrictions on gun sales following the shooting at a Florida school where 17 people died. "Our heritage as a company has always been in serving sportsmen and hunters, and we will continue to do so in a responsible way", the company stated.

Markets Toys R Us launches stock sale ahead of store closures
Author: 0 Toys R Us launches stock sale ahead of store closures

Eversheds previously advised Maplin - which has 217 stores across the United Kingdom and Ireland and employs more than 2,500 people - on its £85m sale to Rutland Partners in 2014. Customers will no longer be able to order goods online or use the "click and collect" facility, and are encouraged to attend the stores to take advantage of the many discounts that will be introduced.

Author: 0 Oil Set for 1st Monthly Drop Since August on US Stockpile Fear

Rising shale output is working against the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' efforts to trim a global glut. Oil closed lower amid a selloff in equity markets and growing concern about increasing US crude production. Front-month futures traded at a $3.03 premium to May WTI . One is through the selling of global risk assets as investors fear what a global trade war could do to economic growth.

Markets NRA Responds As Companies Continue To Sever Ties With The Organization
Author: 0 NRA Responds As Companies Continue To Sever Ties With The Organization

Automobile pricing and information website TrueCar said Friday it would end its "car buying service relationship" with the NRA, effective February 28. The ultimate impact on the NRA remains to be seen. Midway USA issued a statement doubling down in response, saying "no company in America is more dedicated" to the NRA.

Markets Walmart joins Dick's in raising the age for gun sales
Author: 0 Walmart joins Dick's in raising the age for gun sales

Dick's will continue to sell a variety of rifles, shotguns, blackpowder guns and youth guns, as well as ammunition. As major retailers such as Fred Meyer, Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods voluntarily lift the age of those to whom they will sell firearms, we harken back to the story of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a Gresham bakery that made national headlines when the owners denied service to a lesbian couple.

Markets NRA directly appealed to Trump against raising age for firearms purchases
Author: 0 NRA directly appealed to Trump against raising age for firearms purchases

President Donald Trump criticized the Florida sheriff's deputies who reportedly failed to intervene during the deadly school shooting in Parkland, saying he would have "run in there" to help if he had been there. Meanwhile, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a $500 million initiative to have significant law enforcement and mental illness counselors at every school.

Markets Pro-NRA lawmakers in Georgia punish Delta Air
Author: 0 Pro-NRA lawmakers in Georgia punish Delta Air

When Delta Air Lines canceled a long-standing discount for NRA members in wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, Cagle said he would block a jet fuel sales tax exemption for Georgia's largest employer, a proposal which had been sailing through the General Assembly.

Markets $1600 Uber fare leaves New Jersey man poorer but wiser
Author: 0 $1600 Uber fare leaves New Jersey man poorer but wiser

He got in the vehicle, and fell asleep. By the time he arrived at his home in Gloucester County, New Jersey, he had racked up a fare of $1,635.93, KYW-TV reported . Bachman says the driver had his phone, even having answered a FaceTime call from a friend while he was asleep. "I know I wouldn't send it to my house, I knew where I was", Mr Bachman said.