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Woman calls 911 over McNuggets, was not lovin' it

Woman calls 911 over McNuggets, was not lovin' it

Some McDonald's customers take their food very seriously, as was the case for one Texas woman who had the nerve to call 911 when her Chicken McNuggets weren't cooked fast enough for her liking. Employees at the restaurant called 911 to complain that she was blocking drive-through traffic - just as she was calling 911 to complain about the belligerence of the restaurant staff. Read More

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Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar

As far as the Justice Department investigation of the president is concerned, we know that as of the time Comey was sacked on May 9, there was no investigation of the president concerning collusion, which strongly suggests that after 10 months of probing, authorities had nothing against him on that issue. Read More

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Verizon Closes $4.5 Billion Yahoo Deal, Marissa Mayer Resigns

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal , Armstrong confirmed reports that the company plans to lay off roughly 15 percent of its almost 14,000-person workforce of staff, or somewhere around 2,100 employees. Yahoo's $3 billion bets on startups like Tumblr and community-based social commerce website Polyvor has failed to deliver growth. Mayer is to receive a $US23 million golden parachute, according to a Yahoo regulatory filing. Read More

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Synairgen plc (SNG) Given Corporate Rating at FinnCap

The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Tuesday 13th of June state 11 analyst has a rating of "strong buy", 1 analysts "buy", 2 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 1 analysts "strong sell". Verition Fund Lc owns 0.07% invested in Prudential plc (LON:PRU) for 7,843 shares. Systematic Fin Limited Partnership reported 0.03% stake. Shares of Britvic Plc ( LON BVIC ) traded down 0.07% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 696.00. Read More

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Singer with millions of teen followers faces child porn charges

Singer with millions of teen followers faces child porn charges

Now the U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago says Jones has made child porn by encouraging young female fans to send him videos of them naked and dancing. "I shouldn't have asked you do do that ... it was foolish of me", Jones said. After Victim A explained she felt exhausted and wanted to stop, Jones encouraged her to continue dancing and told her she was "giving up" and she should "take this seriously", the complaint says. Read More

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Sears Cutting 400 Corporate Jobs

Sears Cutting 400 Corporate Jobs

A tepid US retail market in recent months has forced Sears and other retailers including Macy's Inc to close stores and cut costs. To date, Sears has achieved nearly $1.0 billion in cost savings. Whenever used, words such as "will", "expect", and other terms of similar meaning are meant to identify such forward-looking statements . Sears said its president of online operations, Stephan Zoll, is stepping down, effective June 15. Read More

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FDA delays rule requiring new nutrition facts panel on food

FDA delays rule requiring new nutrition facts panel on food

But consumer advocacy groups have been vocal in their disappointment. The largest groups in the food industry, meanwhile, is celebrating what it calls a win for "common-sense" regulation. "There's just been a lot of pressure to extend the deadline", Figel said. "The new nutrition label would allow consumers to have a better and clearer idea of the amounts of certain nutrients in their foods, as well as of ingredients they might choose to reduce or avoid, such as added sugars", Schiff said. Read More

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Uber board member makes sexist joke in meeting about sexism

Uber board member makes sexist joke in meeting about sexism

The ill-timed remark came during an all-staff meeting to discuss of how the ride-services company would transform itself following a probe into sexual harassment at the company. In a separate statement, board member Ariana Huffington thanked Bonderman for stepping down. Therefore, I have chose to resign from Uber's board of directors, effective tomorrow morning. Read More

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Nigeria's acting president signs 2017 budget

Nigeria's acting president signs 2017 budget

According to the Presidency in a series of tweets, Osinbajo signed the budget at 4:40 pm. The statements have since been denied. The presidency has refuted reports that the 2017 budget remains unsigned because it was subtly waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to return from his trip to the United Kingdom. Read More

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Philippine Police Identify Resort Attacker As Indebted Gambler

Philippine Police Identify Resort Attacker As Indebted Gambler

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack in Manila , but authorities say it was a botched robbery by a single gunman and there was no links to terrorism. "He chose to end his life than kill and kill people". The attack sent hundreds of people fleeing through the complex and into the night. Police described him as an English-speaking man in his 40s, 6ft tall and armed with an assault rifle. Read More

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Trump Says FAA "Didn't Know What the Hell They Were Doing".

Opponents worry the new system would be dominated by airline interests. We hope you will join us in efforts to keep the U.S. National Airspace the safest and most efficient system in the world and available to all aviation stakeholders. Trump laid out the intended plan for the privatization of air traffic control. Trump announced principles for converting air-traffic control into a nonprofit. Read More

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Fidessa Group (LON:FDSA) Broker Price Targets

Analysts await Prudential plc (LON:PRU) to report earnings on August, 2. Nuance Invests Lc holds 0.41% or 61,744 shares. Capital Returns Management Llc holds 4.76% of its portfolio in Federated National Holding Co for 596,933 shares. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Tuesday, February 16 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Deutsche Bank. Read More

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Taco Bell offering free tacos Tuesday

Taco Bell had a promotion during the NBA Finals that if a team won a game on the road, they'd give away free tacos. Taco Bell will be giving out Doritos Locos Tacos at locations nationwide Tuesday between 2 and 6 p.m. The Cavaliers took game four 137-116 but eventually fell to the Warriors 129-120 Monday night, securing Golden State's second title in three years . Read More

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Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Prices of Qatar's worldwide bonds have dropped sharply, but in answer to another question, Emadi said he saw no need for the government to step into the market and buy those bonds to support prices. Qatar Airways has made Doha a global hub in just a few years, but industry analysts say banning it from Gulf states airspace could threaten its position as a major transcontinental carrier. Read More

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Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

Now that the House has passed its deeply unpopular American Healthcare Act, the Senate must step up and do its duty, Trump said. "One of the biggest broken promises ever". Trump mentioned that people around the country are anxious there are bridges "so unsafe they are afraid they are going to fall down". Whalen's monthly premiums have quadrupled and she has a $15,000 deductible, post Obamacare, Trump said. Read More

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Winning Bidder Gives Up $2.6m for Lunch with Warren Buffett

Winning Bidder Gives Up $2.6m for Lunch with Warren Buffett

Glide uses its $18m annual budget to provide more than 750,000 free meals, emergency shelter for 8,500 people, 2,600 HIV and Hepatitis C tests, and day care and after school programmes for almost 450 children. As of 9 a.m., the top bid is at $2 million. Donors who don't have seven figures to shell out can still make donations to Glide on eBay . Two insurance units of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc have agreed to lower their rates and provide more disclosures to settle ... Read More

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Opel CEO steps down ahead of sale to French rival

Opel CEO steps down ahead of sale to French rival

The firm's Supervisory Board has unanimously appointed Mr. Lohnscheller as Adam Opel GmbH' CEO, and the move is with immediate effect to ensure continuity in building the new strategic plan for the Russelsheim brand. Neumann was named chairman of the Adam Opel AG board and president of GM Europe in March 2013. The news comes at a time when the French Group PSA is taking over the troubled vehicle maker valuing the GM division at 2.2 billion euros. Read More

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GE names John Flannery chief executive

GE names John Flannery chief executive

An alumnus of both Fairfield University and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Flannery previously served as CEO and president of GE India Services Holding Limited, where he boosted industrial sales by 50 percent in 2011, and led GE Capital's Asia Pacific line to earnings spikes of 100 percent in Japan, 30 percent in Korea and 25 percent in Australia. Read More

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Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

In the case Henson et al. v. Santander Consumer USA Inc.,the petitioners claimed that Santander, who had bought a number of defaulted vehicle loans from CitiFinancial Auto, had to abide by the rules and regulations set out by the FDCPA as debt collectors, not loan originators who were trying to collect a debt for themselves . Read More

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Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

May had campaigned personally. May's Conservatives will now likely seek to form a majority with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which succeeded in winning 10 seats in the election and now holds the balance of power in the UK's 650-seat parliament . Read More

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Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

The Wood Memorial victor should place somewhere on today's board, but I'll roll the dice on a long-shot to win and simply have Irish War Cry in my tri-fecta. "This is where we live. This is home. It's extra special". But as the footage above shows, we still got an absorbing race. "Took a couple of tough beats, too, but it seems, for whatever reason, to suit our style well". Read More

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Crude Oil Price Plunges 4% Following Massive Inventory Increase

Crude-oil futures fell Tuesday, as investors shifted their focus back on a supply glut with US producers continuing to expand their oil digging operations despite softening prices. Crude output in the United States, meanwhile, has jumped more than 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Read More

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British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

Damian Green , a close ally of embattled prime minister Theresa May , has been appointed as the new minister for the Cabinet Office, taking on responsibility for government digital. After a tumultuous few days cobbling together a government with the DUP , and trying to persuade the country that she can continue to provide the "certainty" it needs going into Brexit negotiations, Theresa May on Sunday shuffled her cabinet. Read More

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Children's retailer Gymboree files for bankruptcy, will close 375 stores

Children's retailer Gymboree files for bankruptcy, will close 375 stores

It said it could close as many as 450 of it's 1,281 stores and will run the rest as normal. The company's announcement did not include any plans for store closings. A Chapter 11 filing [ PDF ] will help the company get out from under that debt: It hopes to cut the total by $1 billion. "Fitch's expectation of increasing retail defaults stems from increased discounter (including off-price and fast-fashion apparel) and online penetration, along with shifts in consumer spending toward services ... Read More

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Crown employees charged in China

Crown employees charged in China

Among the detained are three Australian citizens including senior Crown executive Jason O'Connor, a Malaysian and a number of Chinese nationals. All 18 detained Crown employees in China have now been charged with offences related to the promotion of gambling, the Australian casino operator announced today. Read More

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Harry Kane heartened by England character in dramatic draw with Scotland

I think going 2-1 down in the manner that we did, a lot of heads could have dropped or people could have been sulking or so forth. "To score that goal was great as it has been a while since I have scored for England ". "I definitely did not want to lose in my first game as skipper, so to get that goal, it is a good day for us and a very proud day for me as well". " Scotland is no easy place to come". Read More

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Starbucks creates colorful 'Cups of Kindness' drinks to support Lady Gaga's foundation

Starbucks creates colorful 'Cups of Kindness' drinks to support Lady Gaga's foundation

Gaga's Born This Way Foundation and Starbucks will launch the Cups of Kindness collection that will feature four drinks of which two are brand new and are marking their debut on the Starbucks menu. The drink is made with matcha and lemonade shaken up and poured over ice. According to the foundation's official website , the project aims to "train and equip a corps of 50 youth reporters in communities across the country to train their eyes, years, and hearts to find, recognize and ... Read More

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