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Markets Walmart Joins Dick's In Raising Age Restriction to 21 On Guns
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The change to the sales policy comes in the wake of the Parkland high school shooting. In addition, he called on Congress to take action on gun control "with the intent of really finding a solution to this problem". Gun-control advocacy groups said voters and corporations are taking the lead on USA gun policy, and lawmakers need to catch up. ■ No longer sell high-capacity magazines.

Markets Man takes a $1600 Uber ride home after drunken night out
Author: 0 Man takes a $1600 Uber ride home after drunken night out

One alcohol-induced nap and two hours later, Bachman woke up en-route to his home in Gloucester County , New Jersey - more than 300 miles away from his intended destination. He has, however, opened up a GoFundMe account to ask if people on social media are willing to help him earn back the hefty cost. It sure sounds like something Silicon Valley's Bachman might do.

Markets Oil Price Inches Up On Saudi Arabia Comment To Curb Exports
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Mr Al-Falih said that the production curbs may be eased "sometime in 2019, but we don't know when and we don't know how". Higher Nigerian output offset losses elsewhere. "Compliance with output cuts by non-OPEC countries was 85 per cent". "US crude output, up 1.3 mb/d year-on-year (y-o-y), will soon overtake Saudi Arabia and could catch Russian Federation by the end of the year", the IEA said two weeks ago.

Markets Suspect in custody after killing caught on video
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Soon after departing the police department, Robinson was accosted by someone who was, for the most part, off-camera. Gay supposedly appeared in the livestream, telling Robinson's viewers to "bring his phone back so he can get on with his way today", according to The Charlotte Observer .

Markets Thursday forecast: Sunny and seasonal
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We can expect heavy rainfall and thunderstorms to move into West Alabama by 3 a.m. All eyes are on the line of storms now located along the I-20 corridor. Monday is when the rain will likely start, and becomes more likely Monday night, and Tuesday. After the front passes, the rain will gradually clear away and the clouds will soon follow.

Markets Warren Buffett's annual letter to investors: 15 biggest stock investments
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The billionaire Democratic donor told CNBC that the tax plan, which President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE signed into law in December, gives US businesses a "huge tailwind".

Markets Modi to address BJP CMs, deputy CMs tomorrow
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Congress leader's rant came a day after PM Modi's Mysuru rally where he criticised Karnataka government and made corruption remarks on its leaders. "All BJP-ruled states will awaken public opinion in favour of holding elections from panchayats to Parliament at one go", Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh said while briefing reporters on the main points that were discussed.

Markets Amazon bolsters smart home security offerings with latest acquisition
Author: 0 Amazon bolsters smart home security offerings with latest acquisition

Amazon has signed an agreement to buy Ring, a California builder of smart doorbells and security cameras, the latest sign of its ambitions in internet-connected home security. The companies did not disclose the how much Amazon is paying, or other details of the deal. Its most recent outside investment round, in October, raised $160 million and valued the company at $760 million.

Markets North Korea to send athletes to next month's Paralympics in South Korea
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The Olympics gave a boost to recent engagement between the two Koreas after more than a year of sharply rising tensions over the North's missile program and its sixth and largest nuclear test in defiance of United Nations sanctions. Gen Kim is blacklisted under Seoul's unilateral sanctions against the North, meaning he is subject to an assets freeze. His visit has enraged families of the sailors who were killed in the torpedo attack.

Markets Trump Squeezes Boeing for $1.4B on New Air Force One Deal
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Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has reached an agreement that will have is working on the next Air Force One planes. Although Trump pressed for a timeframe on delivery of the planes, officials say the aircraft aren't scheduled to be ready for use until 2024, after the Air Force has completed modifications and run tests on them.

Markets Samsung Galaxy S9 AR Emojis Are Strange And Creepy All At Once
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Just because you're not planning to pre-order a new Samsung Galaxy S9 doesn't mean you have to miss out on the cool wallpapers that come pre-installed on the device. The major improvements have been in this department and their tagline claims that the S9 and S9+ will "reimagine" the camera. The S9+ has an additional telephoto lens, but the S9's single lens camera is not to be underestimated.

Markets Comcast tables £22.1bn bid for Sky
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The potential for a bidding war hurt Comcast , Fox and Disney shares in early trading Tueday. The transaction would increase Comcast's global revenues from 9% to 25% of the company's revenues, and would boost its free cash flow per share in the first year after the transaction is finalized, he added.

Markets US Supreme Court to hear major labor-related lawsuit Monday
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Scalia's replacement, Justice Neil Gorsuch, is expected to side with Janus . Given that the facts ween Harris and Quinn are so similar, and that the only change between the 2014 tie and the 2017 case is the appointment of Justice Gorsuch, most court watchers believe that Janus has the upper hand.

Markets VW to build its first SUV cabriolet at Osnabruck
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Currently, Volkswagen Osnabrück assembles the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Porsche Cayman . VW aims to make 20,000 T-Roc cabriolets a year. The new drop-top T-Roc will be a spiritual successor to the VW Golf Cabriolet, which was quietly dropped from the brand's United Kingdom line-up back in 2016.

Markets PNB Scam: Govt Agencies Are Creating Havoc, Says Mehul Choksi, Claiming Innocence
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Separately, police on Thursday registered a case against a Delhi-based jeweller on a fraud complaint filed by Oriental Bank of Commerce, another state-owned bank, a police source said. The fresh exposure provided Congress President Rahul Gandhi an opportunity to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, these promoters have also disappeared while the government looked the other way.

Markets Snap market value plummets as users voice distaste for new interface
Author: 0 Snap market value plummets as users voice distaste for new interface

Citi bank downgraded Snap Inc's rating from "neutral" to "sell" in a note to stock market investors on Thursday morning, hours before Jenner's tweet . Case in point: On Thursday, at precisely 4:50 p.m., the reality star tweeted out her disinterest in the app, which recently had a controversial redesign, writing , "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore?" Following yesterday's rampant sell-off, short sellers have made over $250 million on a mark-to-market basis this year.

Markets General Mills Acquires Blue Buffalo for $8 Billion
Author: 0 General Mills Acquires Blue Buffalo for $8 Billion

General Mills said it would finance the transaction with debt and cash on hand, along with $1bn in equity. Blue Buffalo was founded in 2002 and offers many all natural consumable and lifestyle brand products for pets, which includes food, life protection, and veterinary diet plans under its BLUE brand.

Markets RBS back in the black for first time in a decade
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It has since undergone radical restructuring and paid the cost for historic malpractice, including the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate. "The timing of the resolution of this issue is not in our control". But shares fell 5% as the bank still faces a multibillion-pound United States fine over past misconduct and also added £1bn to its bill for restructuring this year and next.

Markets Tamil Nadu got higher funds allocations, projects under NDA regime
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu got higher funds allocations, projects under NDA regime

A smiling Modi exchanged a few words with the beneficiaries while handing over the keys. He quotes Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathi in his address, saying: "When we empower women in our family, we empower our country". "Under the Blue Revolution Scheme, we are providng financial aid to fishermen for long liner trawlers", he said, adding that the state government was given Rs 100 crore previous year to convert over 750 boats to long liner trawlers.

Markets Warren Buffett will retire from board of Kraft Heinz
Author: 0 Warren Buffett will retire from board of Kraft Heinz

In January, Buffett, 87, narrowed down the list of people who could replace him to two veteran Berkshire executives, Greg Abel and Ajit Jain. The long-time bull on United States companies and the economy issued his latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday.

Markets Computer outage affecting BB&T Bank customers
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An outage map showed the biggest impact targeted much of central North Carolina, Atlanta, the Washington area and Philadelphia. Its corporate headquarters are in Winston-Salem. "When those necessities are suddenly taken away, people persevere through resourcefulness until the crisis is over, but they don't forget easily", Beahm said.