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Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads

Then Carl Hardee Sr. turns to the camera. Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are trying to clean up their reputation, nixing the "babes and burgers" campaign beloved by former CEO Andy Puzder. Brad Haley, CKE's chief marketing officer, said in a stateme...

OPEC, non-cartel nations may extend oil cut another 6 months

The reason for this change of wording was not immediately clear. OPEC and non-member oil-producing countries were meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact to cut supplies. "Time is beginning to run out for further large crude inv...

Pacers' Paul George says he 'can't wait' for Lance Stephenson's return

A few years ago, when Lance Stephenson chose to sign with the Charlotte Hornets over the Indiana Pacers in free agency, many criticized him for making the wrong decision. Bird and the Pacers already know what Stephenson can do. Immediately, thi...

Chinese tech company Tencent acquires 5% Tesla stake

During the same quarter a year ago, the business posted ($0.87) earnings per share. Tesla , Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) [ Trend Analysis ] moved up 0.34% in pre trading session on Wednesday as it has 157.71 million outstanding shares and its share price fi...

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

Zinke's comments appeared to bolster that view and followed remarks he made Tuesday to the Public Lands Council, a group that represents Western ranchers. 14 miles of new border wall in San Diego. McCaskill, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Homel...

Top Republican resigns after healthcare bill failure

Dent said the party's most conservative wing was never going to back the bill and that making concessions to them "alienated moderates". Still, a senior administration official said the President is likely to pay the Freedom Caucus less heed going ...

Providence may face cuts as AG Sessions threatens sanctuary cities

Grants in the future could have additional requirements concerning obeying immigration laws, said Sessions, but fundamentally, "we we intend to use all of the lawful authority we have two make sure that our state and local officials who are so import...

Netanyahu Disputes Syrian Claim Russia Will Impede Israeli Airstrikes

Bashar Jaafari, Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, told a Syrian TV station Israel's freedom to strike at will was over, following an Israeli airstrike Friday which Syria responded to with missiles of its own. We will continue to attack when...

Operating in Autonomous Mode, Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Involved in Crash

According to a Bloomberg report , police said the Uber auto wasn't to blame, but that the other vehicle failed to yield . No one involved in the crash has been seriously hurt, according to Uber. It was not clear why the car's safety features ...

Nebraska unemployment drops to 3.2 percent

Employment was up by 19,092 and the number of unemployed decreased by 110. "Wisconsin is working", Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said in a press release, " More people are working than ever before in our history, wages are up, and the last time our ...

Ban on Brazilian meat leaves customers in limbo

Specifically, those under investigation are accused of allowing rotten or salmonella-tainted meat to be exported overseas from Brazil. Despite the government saying that contaminated poultry meat from BRF, which caused a storm that saw Brazilian po...

General Mills reports fiscal Q3 earnings March 21

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of General Mills by 26.1% in the third quarter. Insiders own 1.30% of the company's stock. On 9/29/2015 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.44 3.14% with an ex divid...

Forex - Dollar holds onto modest gains, but remains near 5-week trough

UK's benchmark FTSE 100 closed down by 0.1 percent, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 provisionally closes up by 0.69 percent, Germany's Dax ended up by 0.6 percent, France's CAC finished the day up by 0.5 percent. Early Friday, spot silver rose 0.3%...

Calcutta HC asks CBI to probe sting operation by Narada News

Banerjee, who stood by her ministers Subrata Mukherjee, Sovan Chatterjee and Firad Hakim, alleged that the sting operation was staged and the video released at the BJP office. Mathew Samuel, editor of Narada News, had told the court that the record...

Le Pen ups promises to French Polynesia

Le Pen, however, admitted that she had not actually asked for such a meeting. During the LBC exclusive, shared with The Telegraph ahead of its broadcast on Wednesday (15 March), Le Pen stated: " It seems to be the case ". The nationalist has pled...

After deadly crash, Highway 401 near Kingston re-opened

The driver of one of the transport trucks that was caught up in the pileup died of his injuries. Several first responders were exposed and needed to be decontaminated. The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, where the crash occurred, said in ...

Unemployment Rate Continues To Decrease In Arkansas

Albin in a release Monday. Employment in other service, including repair-maintenance services and membership organizations, rose by 1,900. Not seasonally adjusted, and therefore comparable to the county rates, the state's January unemployment r...

Tillerson Used Secret Alias to Talk Climate While CEO of Exxon

With Tillerson as CEO, Exxon acknowledged in 2006 that climate change is a problem. Attorney General Schneiderman has subpoenaed Exxon for internal documents and communications that might show the thought process behind these decisions, and he is n...

Tesla Bets It Can Build 100MWh of Batteries in 100 Days

You can see their replies in the tweet embedded below, and we think that their negotiations are serious. Mr Cannon-Brookes, meanwhile, has offered to "sort out politics & funding" in seven days. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request f...

Iran Air receives 2nd of 100 Airbus jets

The Airbus A330 is a medium- to long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner made by Airbus, a division of Airbus Group. Iran Air's A330-200 features a two-class cabin layout, seating 32 passengers in business and 206 in economy. Overall, Iran Air...

You're Not Going To Recognize Starbucks' New Spring Cups

The new Starbucks seasonal cups will bring about spring with green, blue and yellow pastel colors. It's a sign that's especially welcome in Seattle, where the coffee giant is headquartered: The city received almost record-breaking rainfall this w...

Southern California fault system capable of 7.4 magnitude earthquakes

Stepovers wider than three kilometers (1.86 miles) are usually considered to inhibit large earthquakes, containing the ruptures to small segments instead of along entire faults. Researchers analysed the latest data from the state's complex system of ...

Hyperloop Track Unveiling Brings Elon Musk's Dream a Step Closer to Reality

While it may look like an ordinary pipeline, Devloop is expected to start doing test runs on 500 meters of track by the first half of this year. A prototype propulsion system was first tested last May. According to Lloyd, the design would "vastly i...

United Kingdom economy will grow 1.6% this year, says OECD

In increasing its forecasts for the United Kingdom, the OECD joins the IMF, Bank of England, and European Commission in making the tacit admission of being too pessimistic in initial economic forecasts after the vote. Among the specific country o...

Iranian ships harass US Navy surveillance vessel twice in one week

Multiple Iranian vessels stopped once they came within about 600 yards of the USNS Invincible , a tracking ship, which was accompanied by three British Royal Navy ships, the official told Reuters . The gulf separates Oman from southeastern Iran. ...

Eurozone inflation rises, but for how long?

Eurozone consumer price inflation increased to a new four-year high expected in February, as energy and food prices climbed. Preliminary data from several German states showed that consumer price inflation accelerated across the country, mainly d...

Feds Search Caterpillar HQ In Peoria, 2 Other Company Sites

But Caterpillar's shares are tumbling this afternoon after reports that its offices in Peoria, Ill . and elsewhere were raided by Federal officers today. It was not clear whether Thursday's search was in any way related to that inquiry. S. subsi...

Trump will drop Iraq from travel ban in new executive order

In his speech to Congress on Tuesday night, President Trump defended his travel ban, and said his administration has been "working on improved vetting procedures, and we will shortly take new steps to keep our nation safe - and to keep out those who ...

United States home prices surge to end year

And while the index for the bottom and middle thirds of the market ticked up 0.5 percent in December, for year-over-year gains of 10.0 percent and 6.2 percent respectively, the index for the top third of the market slipped 0.3 percent for the second ...

Tesla Says Model 3 On Track For Volume Production By September

That said , Tesla made a point of designing the Model 3 to be easier to build, something the Model X crossover didn't have going for it. Musk has expressed regret that the X didn't launch with fewer features to ensure a smoother rollout.

LG K10 Launched In India With Nougat And Panic Button

The advanced fingerprint sensor that is located just below the rear camera cannot only keep your smartphone secure but also act as a quick shutter button for selfies and screen capture. Now coming to the connectivity options of LG K10 2017, it includ...

UPS 'Successfully' Tests Drone Delivery System Amid Online Sales Growth

The use of drones could increase efficiency by reducing miles driven by trucks, especially in rural areas, the company said in a press release . Using a drone to deliver one package as the driver delivers another would reduce travel time and emissio...

Past 3 Quarter Analysis for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and for the current quarter 31 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.29/share. Home Depot (HD.N) shares gained 1.4 ...

Shark attack leaves man critically injured while fishing on Great Barrier Reef

The officer in charge of the Cardwell ambulance station, Martin Taylor, told the news channel that the man was pulled out of the water by three of his friends, who also applied a tourniquet to prevent excessive loss of blood. Ballantyne plans to visi...

FA Cup: Lincoln City stun Burnley quarter-finals, Leicester lose to Milwall

Cristhian Stuani scored a late victor for Middlesbrough to secure a 3-2 victory against League One side Oxford United at the Riverside Stadium. Prior to that goal, the fifth round tie had been a scrappy, fiesty affair on a cold, windy afternoon...

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Markets fall after Beijing accuses Washington of 'blackmail'

Separately, the Chinese Commerce Ministry has hit back accusing the USA of blackmailing by threatening to slap additional tariffs on Dollars 200 billion of Chinese goods and warn...

One deputy killed, another in critical condition in Kansas City, Kansas

The surviving deputy is female. The suspect also was shot and was operated on at the hospital. The investigation into the shooting is continuing. One of them said he heard gunf...

GREAT AGAIN: Fed RAISES 2018 Economic Outlook, HIKES Interest Rates

The central bank raised its key short-term rate today by a modest quarter-point to a still-low range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent. Other changes included referring to "further grad...

IHOP changes name to IHOB, internet has a lot of fun

The news website says that they changed their name because they now " burger " just as well as they "pancake". A week later, IHOb announced that the "b" in their new name stand...

Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin walks to speak to the media after his annual call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Previous G7 summits have seen large-scale an...

US Reaches Deal With China's ZTE - Secretary of Commerce

Bureau of Industry and Security within the Commerce Department. US President Donald Trump came under criticism for announcing last month that he would reverse the ban , with som...

Petrol and diesel prices: Another day, another paltry reduction

The so-called big four supermarkets - Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons - raised the price of petrol by 5.49p a litre and diesel by 5.88p in May. Brent crude futures lost ...

Merkel hand Macron olive branch on eurozone reforms

Macron wants to turn Europe's existing bailout fund into a European Monetary Fund (EMF), to act as a buffer in any future financial crises in the bloc, which was almost torn ap...

Sears to close another 72 United States stores

For the first quarter, net loss attributable to Sears' shareholders was $424 million or $3.93 per share, compared to net income of $245 million or $2.29 per share in the year-ago p...

Visa card payment disruption across UK and Europe

The outage seems to be widespread across the United Kingdom , however a small number of payments do appear to be going through - so stay on your toes if you need to use your Visa c...

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Steel industry braces for United States tariffs on European exports

The U.S. president slapped a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum back in March, calling it a matter of national security. "Only they have to decide whether the...

AAA: Highest Memorial Day gas prices since 2014

AAA: Highest Memorial Day gas prices since 2014

Along with traffic woes, holiday travelers are facing high gas prices , up about a penny a day over the last few weeks. The national average for a gallon of gasoline is $2.96,...

OPEC's suggestion of more oil drags markets lower

OPEC's suggestion of more oil drags markets lower

Brent crude oil rose above 80 dollars a barrel on Tuesday, supported by concern that falling Venezuelan crude output and a potential drop in Iranian exports could further tighte...

New privacy rules could spell the end of legalese

New privacy rules could spell the end of legalese

Many companies have made changes to their privacy policies across all continents; the difference is that users in the US aren't protected legally by GDPR , because it's a Euro...

Italy's top two parties demand re-vote rather than…

Italy's top two parties demand re-vote rather than…

Economists worry that such goals are unrealistic given that Italy is deeply in debt ― making up 132 percent of its GDP. While in Rome the leaders of the Five-Star Movement (M5S...