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Market Watch
The Apple Car could run traditional automakers off the road18 moving parts. Wall Street nowadays is going gaga over the stocks of auto de
Market Watch / Posted 42 minutes ago
18 moving parts. Wall Street nowadays is going gaga over the stocks of auto dealerships (especially after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought Van Tuyl Group) and automakers. I am in the minority in thinking that party will come to an end.... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Heralding the Past: The Harwell Murderbetween 1887-1899. An experienced village bobby, PC John Charlton had in his c
Oxford Mail / Posted 50 minutes ago
between 1887-1899. An experienced village bobby, PC John Charlton had in his career served in various places around Berkshire, including Maidenhead, Twyford and Abingdon. In 1899, he was living with his wife Emily and their four children at... Read more
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Business Wire
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Expands Executive & Professional Lines Team in Southern EuropeBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today an
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced the appointments of Vanessa Maxwell as Head of Professional Indemnity & Cyber Insurance and Tom Dilley as Head of Financial Institutions in Southern Europe. “We... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The 10 most important things in the world right nowBillionaire investor Warren Buffett is setting his sights on a Latin American c
Business Insider Australia / Posted 3 hours ago
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is setting his sights on a Latin American company. Bloomberg says his company, Berkshire Hathaway, is in talks to buy a stake in reinsurer IRA Brasil Resseguros, following its $US920 million IPO on July... Read more
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Daily Echo
Celebration of nurses raises vital hospital fundsproject will see the development of a state-of-the-art facility which is expect
Daily Echo / Posted 5 hours ago
project will see the development of a state-of-the-art facility which is expected to treat more than 30,000 youngsters every year from across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Dorset, Devon, Wiltshire, Berkshire, West Sussex, Channel Islands and Oxfordsh... Read more
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Business Insider
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is setting its sights on a new targetBillionaire investor Warren Buffett is setting his sights on a new company. Th
Business Insider / Posted 6 hours ago
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is setting his sights on a new company. The investment firm he runs, Berkshire Hathaway, is in talks to buy a stake in Latin American reinsurer IRA Brasil Resseguros, according to a Bloomberg News report. The... Read more
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Motley Fool
Why the Tower Limited (Australia) share price was crushed todaywith Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings at the end of June 2017, but it’s not
Motley Fool / Posted 8 hours ago
with Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings at the end of June 2017, but it’s not known if the company known as Canada’s Berkshire Hathaway will come back for a second bite at Tower. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Insurance Australia... Read more
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Boston Globe
Berkshire Museum draws fire for plan to sell artwork, including two Norman RockwellsThe Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield is drawing fire after it announced this mont
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield is drawing fire after it announced this month that it plans to sell 40 artworks — including two by American master Norman Rockwell — to help fund a $60 million reinvention plan, bolstering its endowment and... Read more
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CNBC
What happened when Warren Buffett auctioned off a wallet with stock advice insidewhich helps homeless people in San Francisco. In 2016, the winner forked over
CNBC / Posted 10 hours ago
which helps homeless people in San Francisco. In 2016, the winner forked over more than $3.4 million to dine with the Berkshire Hathaway CEO, tying the record set by 2012's winner, CNBC reports. However, Buffett'sthrough doling out stock... Read more
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WALB Albany
Current, former Chatham County commissioners respond to dissolve of SCMPD mergerand work out an agreement. He let us know he'd like to see county leaders suppo
WALB Albany / Posted 11 hours ago
and work out an agreement. He let us know he'd like to see county leaders support the recommendations made through the Berkshire Advisors study. The city chose to implement the recommendations of a seven-minute response time to priority one... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Current, former Chatham County commissioners respond to dissolve of SCMPD mergerand work out an agreement. He let us know he'd like to see county leaders suppo
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 hours ago
and work out an agreement. He let us know he'd like to see county leaders support the recommendations made through the Berkshire Advisors study. The city chose to implement the recommendations of a seven-minute response time to priority one... Read more
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Business Wire
10 Stakeholders Support Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s Bid for OncorDES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a subsidiary of W
Business Wire / Posted 12 hours ago
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., today announced that the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 69 and Targa Pipeline Mid-Continent WestTex... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police still investigating two deaths at Pittsfield homeinvestigating the cause of deaths of two Pittsfield residents, found in their H
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 hours ago
investigating the cause of deaths of two Pittsfield residents, found in their Harryel Street home Monday afternoon. The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office said there is nothing to suggest that a third party was involved in the deaths of... Read more
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Reuters
Macquarie taps advisers for up to $4.5 billion Puget Energy stake saleutility, said last week it had agreed to be sold to Canada's Hydro One [HYDRO.U
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
utility, said last week it had agreed to be sold to Canada's Hydro One [HYDRO.UL] for $5.3 billion including debt, while Berkshire Hathaway and Elliott Management are currently competing to acquire Texas' Oncor Electric Delivery Co [TXEFHO.UL]... Read more
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Arts Journal
“Public Trust” Bust: Berkshire Museum to Jettison 40 Works (including 2 artist-donated Rockwells) UPDATEDWhy should it matter if the Berkshires lose two major paintings by Norman Rockw
Arts Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
Why should it matter if the Berkshires lose two major paintings by Norman Rockwell, when there are already so many in the vicinity? That mindless mindset seems to be driving the deplorable decision by the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA, to... Read more
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Arts Journal
Berkshire Museum Disposables: Bierstadts, Bouguereaus, Calders, Church, Inness, “George Washington”in an Eagle op-ed that forcefully argued against the sales. Sale opponents have
Arts Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
in an Eagle op-ed that forcefully argued against the sales. Sale opponents have started a Facebook page—SAVE THE ART at the Berkshire Museum of Natural History AND Art—to “encourage the community to rally support for the art collection, invite the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Sweet deal: This $1.7 million house gets just a $3,000 property tax billto County Assessor Joe Berrios' office. Bilton has been unavailable for comment
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 15 hours ago
to County Assessor Joe Berrios' office. Bilton has been unavailable for comment and his listing agent, Keith Wilkey of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, declined to comment. Throughout that period, the property has been valued for tax purposes... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
The Berkshire Theatre Group discusses their current production of “The Music Man”Summertime means summer theater, and, up until August 6th, you have the chance
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 hours ago
Summertime means summer theater, and, up until August 6th, you have the chance to see some right in your backyard with the Berkshire Theatre Group. Three members, Travis Daly, Haley Aguero, and Mark Gionfriddo, came to discuss their upcoming... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
How you could get paid for your online opiniontricks, no gimmicks, it's that simple to begin. It's free to join and you can s
Reading Evening Post / Posted 18 hours ago
tricks, no gimmicks, it's that simple to begin. It's free to join and you can start straight away. Don't fancy this? But need a career change or a fresh start? Visit our fish4jobs site and see hundreds of roles across Berkshire... Read more
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chad
Nottinghamshire in top ten English destinations for hospitalityNottinghamshire came in at number five, joint with Shropshire, on 69 per cent.
chad / Posted 18 hours ago
Nottinghamshire came in at number five, joint with Shropshire, on 69 per cent. England's top hospitality destinations: 1. Berkshire 84% 2 Surrey: 73%, Staffordshire: 73% 3 Bedfordshire: 72% 4 Northamptonshire: 70% 5 Nottinghamshire 69%,... Read more
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Canberra Times
England's unique mental health experiment: Free talk therapyand by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucia
Canberra Times / Posted 19 hours ago
and by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucial for us," said Judith Chapman, who runs the Berkshire service. "And we have gotten good recovery rates with them." For those outside England trying to improve access to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
For those who can't keep calm and carry on: England's unique mental health experimentand by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucia
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 hours ago
and by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucial for us," said Judith Chapman, who runs the Berkshire service. "And we have gotten good recovery rates with them." For those outside England trying to improve access to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Glamour model fights severe bulimia with confidence-boosting 32L boob jobgets a bad name, but its effects can be huge and it completely solved her self-
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
gets a bad name, but its effects can be huge and it completely solved her self-confidence problems. Leia, of Bracknell, Berkshire, said: "People think I'm stupid for going this big, but I wanted to feel more confident about myself. "I wanted to... Read more
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WA Today
For those who can't keep calm and carry on: England's unique mental health experimentand by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucia
WA Today / Posted 22 hours ago
and by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucial for us," said Judith Chapman, who runs the Berkshire service. "And we have gotten good recovery rates with them." For those outside England trying to improve access to... Read more
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The Age
England's unique mental health experiment: Free talk therapyand by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucia
The Age / Posted 22 hours ago
and by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucial for us," said Judith Chapman, who runs the Berkshire service. "And we have gotten good recovery rates with them." For those outside England trying to improve access to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
England's unique mental health experiment: Free talk therapyand by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucia
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
and by phone. "The online and low-intensity options have been absolutely crucial for us," said Judith Chapman, who runs the Berkshire service. "And we have gotten good recovery rates with them." For those outside England trying to improve access to... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Easyjet wants cabin crew across the UK(AOC) in Austria to allow it to continue flying in the European Union after Bre
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
(AOC) in Austria to allow it to continue flying in the European Union after Brexit. Looking for a job in the Reading and Berkshire area? Take a browse of fish4jobs for hundreds of opportunities. Not all involve being thousands of feet in the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
West Sussex one of top ten counties in UK for hospitalityto give an overall percentage of hospitality excellence for each county. Engla
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
to give an overall percentage of hospitality excellence for each county. England’s top hospitality destinations: 1 Berkshire 84% 2 Surrey: 73%, Staffordshire: 73% 3 Bedfordshire: 72% 4 Northamptonshire: 70% 5 Nottinghamshire 69%,... Read more
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Market Watch
Investing lessons from Edward Thorp, quant pioneer and card counterdecided early in life to get in the side car of other people who have a differe
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
decided early in life to get in the side car of other people who have a different competitive advantage. He invested in Berkshire when the stock was trading at $982 and still hold those shares today. When Buffett was winding up his partnership,... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Estate Of Raven Ray Lewis For Sale, Reduce In Pricecan now snag Ray Lewis’ home for just $2.5 million dollars. Realtor.com report
CBS Baltimore / Posted yesterday
can now snag Ray Lewis’ home for just $2.5 million dollars. Realtor.com reports the former Ravens linebacker bought the home in 2003 for $1,950,000. The home, which is being listed by Berkshire Hathaway agent Eddie Meushaw, spans 6,600 square f... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
UK alternate operator Call Flow selects ADTRAN XGS-PON solution for FTTH serviceFlow is an alternate operator that has built superfast/ultrafast networks acros
Converge! Network Digest / Posted yesterday
Flow is an alternate operator that has built superfast/ultrafast networks across Kent, East Sussex, Hampshire and Berkshire in southern England. Call Flow is a major user of BT Openreach's ducts and poles (PIA/DPA) and sub-loop unbundling... Read more
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The Brewton Standard
Done deal – City inks deal with tech company; 300 jobs planned200, on building No. 3. The company will offer third party IT solutions and he
The Brewton Standard / Posted yesterday
200, on building No. 3. The company will offer third party IT solutions and help desk for Fortune 2000 companies such as Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Apple, ExxonMobil and Toyota. For more of this story, see the Wed., July... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Two bodies found in Pittsfield homeMass. (WWLP) – Police are investigating the deaths of a man and woman found in
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Mass. (WWLP) – Police are investigating the deaths of a man and woman found in their Pittsfield home Monday afternoon. The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office said 53-year-old John Kordana and 39-year-old Celeste Kordana were found dead at their... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
5 surprising investments of millionaires and billionairesBillion According to Fortune, Warren Buffett bought 72 million shares of Apple
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Billion According to Fortune, Warren Buffett bought 72 million shares of Apple in January 2017. This is after his company Berkshire Hathaway revealed a $1.1 billion stake in Apple in 2016. The move isn’t too surprising, given that the company’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Portillo's confirms second Twin Cities location, planning a thirdMaple Grove location, which is expected to open in November, Scarpino said. Wh
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Maple Grove location, which is expected to open in November, Scarpino said. When founder Dick Portillo sold the company to Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, the company had 38 locations. Today, there are 50 with more in the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
U-Haul business moves from Brookfield to New Milfordanymore,” Burrachio said. “We looked around and found the best location that wo
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
anymore,” Burrachio said. “We looked around and found the best location that would allow parking for cars and trucks.” Berkshire Printing previously occupied the entire building at 48 Anderson Ave., before being sold in 2013 and downsized. It... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
U-Haul business moves from Brookfield to New Milfordanymore,” Burrachio said. “We looked around and found the best location that wo
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
anymore,” Burrachio said. “We looked around and found the best location that would allow parking for cars and trucks.” Berkshire Printing previously occupied the entire building at 48 Anderson Ave., before being sold in 2013 and downsized. It... Read more
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Connecticut Post
U-Haul business moves from Brookfield to New Milfordanymore,” Burrachio said. “We looked around and found the best location that wo
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
anymore,” Burrachio said. “We looked around and found the best location that would allow parking for cars and trucks.” Berkshire Printing previously occupied the entire building at 48 Anderson Ave., before being sold in 2013 and downsized. It... Read more
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WALB Albany
Consider This: City crime problemofficials respond not even three weeks after that? Last Friday, after waiting f
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
officials respond not even three weeks after that? Last Friday, after waiting for the county to sit down and discuss the Berkshire Study - a study commissioned with the sole purpose of making our streets safer, city council voted to dissolve the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Consider This: City crime problemofficials respond not even three weeks after that? Last Friday, after waiting f
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
officials respond not even three weeks after that? Last Friday, after waiting for the county to sit down and discuss the Berkshire Study - a study commissioned with the sole purpose of making our streets safer, city council voted to dissolve the... Read more
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Business Wire
Mouser Electronics Signs Global Distribution Deal with InvenSense, Bolsters MEMS Sensor Selectionapplication notes, technical design information, and engineering tools. About
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools. About Mouser Electronics Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on... Read more
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Business Wire
Forecast Calls for Blizzards in July — DQ® Blizzard® Treats That Is Dairy Queen® Hosts Eat Dessert First-Themed 12th Annual Miracle Treat Day to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®a system of more than 6,700 locations in the United States, Canada and more tha
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
a system of more than 6,700 locations in the United States, Canada and more than 25 other countries. IDQ is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) which is led by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire. For more... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Bay home prices still climbing, though more slowlyyeah, people are expressing concern, especially if they don't understand the Fl
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
yeah, people are expressing concern, especially if they don't understand the Florida geology," Perry said. An agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Perry listed the most expensive home sold in Pasco in June, a waterfront house in Port... Read more
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Business Insider
Some of the most powerful people in the US are talking about a massive change to healthcaretitans Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Munger, who is a Republican, railed
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
titans Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Munger, who is a Republican, railed against the current US healthcare system at Berkshire's annual meeting on May 6, and in subsequent interviews said the country should shift to single-payer. "The whole... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: Fed expected to signal likelihood of September rate hikeBusiness section examines how billionaire investor Warren Buffett is steadily b
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Business section examines how billionaire investor Warren Buffett is steadily building an energy powerhouse. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway energy subsidiary has gobbled up utilities, natural gas pipelines and clean energy production such as... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway amasses a Western energy forceBuffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary has gobbled up utilities and nat
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary has gobbled up utilities and natural gas pipelines and tapped into clean energy production, including from Southern California’s abundant geothermal resources. The latest move by Berkshire Hathaway... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Sinclair considers buying 40 acres near I-675 for new learning centersaid. The church building, which is around 15-years-old, was looking to downsi
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
said. The church building, which is around 15-years-old, was looking to downsize, said Tom Kretz, a real estate agent for Berkshire Hathaway who said he is doubling as a spokesman for the church while the purchase is in flux. “What we were... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss asset manager Partners Group to buy Civica for $1.3 billionwas interested in buying Civica for 900 million pounds. Other possible buyers i
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
was interested in buying Civica for 900 million pounds. Other possible buyers included private equity firms BC Partners and Berkshire Partners, as well as Partners Group. OMERS hired Goldman Sachs to explore a potential sale of Civica Group in... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Man taken to hospital after crash in Readingcrews and traffic police were also called to the incident.The Vokswagen car aft
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
crews and traffic police were also called to the incident.The Vokswagen car after the collision in Reading (Image: Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service) South Central Ambulance Service took the patient to hospital will police officers... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
115 Chinese companies on Fortune Global 500by three Chinese companies: State Grid, Sinopec Group and China National Petrol
Marketing Interactive / Posted 2 days ago
by three Chinese companies: State Grid, Sinopec Group and China National Petroleum. Toyota, Volkswagen, Royal Dutch Shell, Berkshire Hathway, Apple and Exxon Mobil complete the top 10. Companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective... Read more
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