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Business Standard India
Petrol price raised by Rs 2.58, diesel costlier by Rs 2.26 per litreThe Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have increased prices of petrol by Rs 2.58 p
Petrol price raised by Rs 2.58, diesel costlier by Rs 2.26 per litre
Business Standard India / Posted a minute ago
The Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have increased prices of petrol by Rs 2.58 per litre and diesel rates by Rs 2.26 per litre in order to align the domestic rates of the automobile fuels with global prices. Post the change, effective today, petrol... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Jose Cuervo is planning a $1 billion IPOJose Cuervo is thinking about going public. According to Bloomberg, the world'
Jose Cuervo is planning a $1 billion IPO
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 minutes ago
Jose Cuervo is thinking about going public. According to Bloomberg, the world's largest tequila producer wants to raise as much as $1 billion in an initial public offering slated for the third quarter. Like the US, Mexico hasn't seen much IPO... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF budget increase aimed at homeless, safety, quality of lifeSan Francisco’s budget will grow to $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2016-17, a $700
SF budget increase aimed at homeless, safety, quality of life
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 minutes ago
San Francisco’s budget will grow to $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2016-17, a $700 million increase from this year that will pay for more transportation funding, street cleaning and police officers. The increase reflects the city’s sustained economic... Read more
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Japan Today
LIXIL to celebrate 1million SaTo ('Safe Toilet') products in use globally ‹ Japan TodayLIXIL Group Corp, a global leader in housing and building materials, products a
LIXIL to celebrate 1million SaTo ('Safe Toilet') products in use globally ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 minutes ago
LIXIL Group Corp, a global leader in housing and building materials, products and services, is set to exceed one million units of the innovative SaTo (“Safe Toilet”) brand products in use within July this year. The first SaTo model was developed... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shari Redstone Says Viacom Shareholders Want New ManagementLOS ANGELES — Shari Redstone, the daughter of media billionaire Sumner Redstone
Shari Redstone Says Viacom Shareholders Want New Management
Boston Globe / Posted 7 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES — Shari Redstone, the daughter of media billionaire Sumner Redstone, said Viacom Inc. shareholders want new management, the strongest indication yet that the family controlling the company may seek to oust chief executive Philippe... Read more
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Boston Globe
Carl Icahn Won’t Be the Bill Ackman of Allergan: GadflyBillionaire investor Carl Icahn said he has taken a ‘‘large position’’ in Aller
Carl Icahn Won’t Be the Bill Ackman of Allergan: Gadfly
Boston Globe / Posted 7 minutes ago
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he has taken a ‘‘large position’’ in Allergan, backing chief executive officer Brent Saunders in what the drugmaker said it doesn’t believe will be an activist role. In 2013, Icahn helped place Saunders in the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outBy Justin Pritchard And Martha Mendoza, The Associated Press While intruders r
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 minutes ago
By Justin Pritchard And Martha Mendoza, The Associated Press While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana congressmen have impact on Puerto Rican debt crisisHouse Resolution 5278, on which the U.S. House of Representatives is expected t
Louisiana congressmen have impact on Puerto Rican debt crisis
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 minutes ago
House Resolution 5278, on which the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote as early as Wednesday, essentially would establish an oversight board to help Puerto Rico manage its public finances. In the House Committee on Natural Resources... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
U.S. consumer confidence slips in MayWASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell for a second month in May to the low
U.S. consumer confidence slips in May
Finance and Commerce / Posted 15 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell for a second month in May to the lowest level since November. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its index of consumer confidence slipped to 92.6 from 94.7 in April. The May reading matched the level in... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Kirkcaldie board holds firm on Brierley bid after ditching leaseKirkcaldie & Stains' [NZX: KRK] directors reiterated their recommendation that
Kirkcaldie board holds firm on Brierley bid after ditching lease
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 15 minutes ago
Kirkcaldie & Stains' [NZX: KRK] directors reiterated their recommendation that shareholders reject veteran corporate raider NBR Rich Lister Ron Brierley's takeover offer after raising their estimate for the cash that will be returned once lease... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
SBA to again grant loans to refinance propertySmall businesses will again be able to use Small Business Administration loans
SBA to again grant loans to refinance property
Finance and Commerce / Posted 15 minutes ago
Small businesses will again be able to use Small Business Administration loans to refinance mortgages and loans on real estate and some types of equipment. The SBA has issued regulations that allow the loans — previously available only to buy, expand... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt approves updated AgResearch Future Footprint PlanScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced that shareholding mi
Govt approves updated AgResearch Future Footprint Plan
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 minutes ago
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced that shareholding ministers have approved AgResearch’s updated Future Footprint Programme (FFP) business case which will reconfigure the... Read more
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Reuters
China May official manufacturing PMI unchanged at 50.1An employee works on an assembly line producing automobiles at a factory in Qin
China May official manufacturing PMI unchanged at 50.1
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
An employee works on an assembly line producing automobiles at a factory in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, March 1, 2016. BEIJING Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded marginally in May, an official survey showed on Wednesday,... Read more
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Reuters
Nippon Steel looks to break up Usiminas after CEO appointmentA logo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is pictured outside its headquarte
Nippon Steel looks to break up Usiminas after CEO appointment
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
A logo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is pictured outside its headquarters in Tokyo November 9, 2012. SAO PAULO The recent change of chief executive at Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas has accelerated plans for controlling shareholders Nippon... Read more
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Reuters
Oil prices fall on rising Middle East output, China demand concernsAn oil pump jack can be seen in Cisco, Texas, August 23, 2015. SINGAPORE Oil p
Oil prices fall on rising Middle East output, China demand concerns
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
An oil pump jack can be seen in Cisco, Texas, August 23, 2015. SINGAPORE Oil prices fell early on Wednesday as production from the major Middle East exporters was expected to remain high or even increase just as concerns over the state of China's... Read more
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Reuters
Asia stocks sag as oil slip dampens sentiment, dollar stallsA man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Apr
Asia stocks sag as oil slip dampens sentiment, dollar stalls
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. TOKYO Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil prices dampened investors' appetite for riskier assets, while the recently bullish dollar... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tight Deadline For Free Home Insulation ApplicationsWednesday, 1 June 2016, 1:04 pmPress Release: Ruapehu District CouncilHousehold
Tight Deadline For Free Home Insulation Applications
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 minutes ago
Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 1:04 pmPress Release: Ruapehu District CouncilHouseholds wanting to be considered for free or subsidised insulation under... Read more
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CNBC
Saudi Arabia lines up banks for $15B debut bond saleGulf governments are rushing to issue bonds ahead of Saudi Arabia's large issua
Saudi Arabia lines up banks for $15B debut bond sale
CNBC / Posted 17 minutes ago
Gulf governments are rushing to issue bonds ahead of Saudi Arabia's large issuance, which could dominate the market. Gas-rich Qatar surprised markets last week by issuing $9 billion in international bonds with maturities of five, 10, and 30 years,... Read more
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CNBC
China official May manufacturing PMI at 50.1; unchanged from April: ReutersThe index had been in contraction territory for seven straight months prior to
China official May manufacturing PMI at 50.1; unchanged from April: Reuters
CNBC / Posted 17 minutes ago
The index had been in contraction territory for seven straight months prior to breaching the key 50-level in March. A reading above 50 indicates expansionary activity while a number below 50 indicates contraction. Indeed, March's report had revived... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outWhile intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and pla
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PSE proposes PPP listing frameworkTHE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange has drafted a new framework that seeks to encoura
PSE proposes PPP listing framework
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 minutes ago
THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange has drafted a new framework that seeks to encourage the listing of companies driven by infrastructure projects under public-private partnership (PPP). This is the first step towards the opening of the equities market to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SMB eyes P12-P15B profit this yearTHE COUNTRY’S leading beer brewery San Miguel Brewery Inc. expects to chalk up
SMB eyes P12-P15B profit this year
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 minutes ago
THE COUNTRY’S leading beer brewery San Miguel Brewery Inc. expects to chalk up P12 to P15 billion in net profit this year on the back of a double-digit expansion in volume growth. Ramon S. Ang, SMB chair and president of San Miguel Corp., said after... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Proposed Oak Ridge budget keeps tax rate unchangedOAK RIDGE — While the budget proposed by Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson kee
Proposed Oak Ridge budget keeps tax rate unchanged
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 minutes ago
OAK RIDGE — While the budget proposed by Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson keeps the property tax rate unchanged, it's still a mixed bag for ratepayers, as the fees for garbage pickup and water and sewer service would increase. Watson's budget for... Read more
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The Age
It costs $200 to buy a dozen eggs in Venezuela right nowEmployees at a private grocery store attend to shoppers who had waited three ho
It costs $200 to buy a dozen eggs in Venezuela right now
The Age / Posted 24 minutes ago
Employees at a private grocery store attend to shoppers who had waited three hours for the store to open so they could buy hard-to-find cooking oil, corn flour, sugar and toilet paper in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: New York Times The International... Read more
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TribLIVE
Industrial-park business owners in Plum gear up to again voice opposition to rezoning | TribLIVE This aerial view shows the wooded area, near an industrial park.
Industrial-park business owners in Plum gear up to again voice opposition to rezoning
TribLIVE / Posted 24 minutes ago
| TribLIVE This aerial view shows the wooded area, near an industrial park... Read more
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TribLIVE
Meals on Wheels group seeks help to keep serving Pitcairn | TribLIVE St. Paul's Meals on Wheels in Pitcairn is seeking funds, volunte
Meals on Wheels group seeks help to keep serving Pitcairn
TribLIVE / Posted 25 minutes ago
| TribLIVE St. Paul's Meals on Wheels in Pitcairn is seeking funds, volunteers and clients. In operation for more than 40 years,... Read more
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TribLIVE
U.S. stocks struggle as energy companies fall with oil prices | TribLIVE NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes struggled to a mixed close Tuesday
U.S. stocks struggle as energy companies fall with oil prices
TribLIVE / Posted 25 minutes ago
| TribLIVE NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes struggled to a mixed close Tuesday as energy companies fell with the price of oil,... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Dell's private buyout shortchanged shareholders, court rulesMichael Dell and Silver Lake Partners paid about 22 percent too little for Dell
Dell's private buyout shortchanged shareholders, court rules
Computer World Australia / Posted 25 minutes ago
Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners paid about 22 percent too little for Dell when they took the company private in 2013 and will have to pay millions of dollars more to shareholders who opposed the deal, a Delaware court ruled on Tuesday. Though... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
It costs $200 to buy a dozen eggs in Venezuela right nowEmployees at a private grocery store attend to shoppers who had waited three ho
It costs $200 to buy a dozen eggs in Venezuela right now
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 minutes ago
Employees at a private grocery store attend to shoppers who had waited three hours for the store to open so they could buy hard-to-find cooking oil, corn flour, sugar and toilet paper in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: New York Times The International... Read more
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Business Wire
Hong Kong-Specific NEC3 Accreditations Launched as Contract Suite Sets New Standards across RegionLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To meet Hong Kong’s ever-growing need and demand for N
Hong Kong-Specific NEC3 Accreditations Launched as Contract Suite Sets New Standards across Region
Business Wire / Posted 26 minutes ago
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To meet Hong Kong’s ever-growing need and demand for NEC3 contract expertise following the Government’s adoption of the contract suite for all public tenders in 2015 and 2016, NEC has now launched the region’s first expert... Read more
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