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Magnitude 4.5 quake rattles Berkeley, San Francisco area

Magnitude 4.5 quake rattles Berkeley, San Francisco area The quake was centered north of the Claremont Hotel and was caused by movement on the Hayward fault , which runs from San Pablo Bay to Fremont. Let us know on our Facebook page here. Nothing brings the Bay Area together more than tweeting about an #earthquake in the middle of the night. Hayward crosses right through the football stadium of the University of California, Berkeley. [Full Article...]

Scots 'panic buy' Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change this month

Scots 'panic buy' Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change this month Instead it has made a decision to reduce the sugar level in Irn-Bru to below the amount that incurs the tax. The new recipe, which is expected to be launched in shops later this month, has reportedly led to drinkers buying up to 250 cans to keep at home. [Full Article...]

PEI adds 900 jobs in December

PEI adds 900 jobs in December The manufacturing sector added 25,000 new jobs in December, while the construction sector added 30,000, and health care added 29,000. Employers added almost 2.1 million jobs last year, enough to lower the unemployment rate from 4.7 percent a year ago. [Full Article...]

Why Investors remained confident on Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), Agilent Technologies, Inc

Why Investors remained confident on Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), Agilent Technologies, Inc Constellation will also handle distribution for the brand throughout the United States, and provide assistance with marketing and operations. A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of STZ . Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. Newlands William A sold $616,644 worth of stock . The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is ... [Full Article...]

New largest known prime number is more than 23 million digits long

New largest known prime number is more than 23 million digits long The next Mersenne prime discovery could be smaller or larger than the existing record holder, but the big target for the GIMPS team is to find a 100 million digit prime number. The last few Mersenne primes have been closer to each other than the researchers expected, he said. The machine that discovered the new prime is powered by a quad-core Intel Core i5-6600 processor. [Full Article...]

SBI likely to reduce minimum balance requirement for savings accounts

SBI likely to reduce minimum balance requirement for savings accounts Later, as it received flak from customers, it reduced the charges with effect from October 1. Failure to maintain minimum balance in accounts attracts a penalty. These are metro, rural, urban and semi-urban. While between April and October, the MAB was Rs 5,000 for metro accounts, which was brought down to Rs 3,000 per account. [Full Article...]

Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18

Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18 The farm sector is set to grow at 2.1 percent against 4.9 percent last year while mining and quarrying will grow at 2.9 percent compared to 1.8 percent last year. The Indian economy expanded at 7.1 per cent in 2016-17, recording the fastest growth across the globe. This year the effects of demonetisation and GST are likely to influence the national income numbers in the third quarter. [Full Article...]

Waukesha's Gander Mountain to reopen in spring

Waukesha's Gander Mountain to reopen in spring Camping World , an Illinois-based network of RV-centric retail locations, in April previous year won the bankruptcy auction of Gander Mountain Company and Overton's . "Our great team at the headquarters in Bloomington, Minn., has been working tirelessly over the past six months to get the locations prepared and we are extremely excited to being the rapid opening process and hope to open all the l... [Full Article...]

Sears to close more than 100 additional stores including three in Midstate

Sears to close more than 100 additional stores including three in Midstate PLATTSBURGH | The Kmart on Center Drive in Plattsburgh is among the stores marked for closure by the retail chain. The move comes in addition to closing about 250 stores announced past year. The last Sears store in the region is at 1002 E. Highway 50 in Clermont. Since 2011, Sears has lost more than $10.4 billion. Sears stores in New Hampshire are in Manchester, Salem, Nashua, Portsmouth and C... [Full Article...]

Iceland Just Made It Illegal To Pay Men More Than Women

Iceland Just Made It Illegal To Pay Men More Than Women Iceland already uses the Equal Pay Standard, a set of rules and regulations which companies use to measure the gender pay gap within their establishments. First, there's been people power: Icelandic women began agitating for changes more than 40 years ago. The unprecedented day of protest brought the nation to a standstill and paved the way for future gender equality wins. [Full Article...]

CO2 'own goal': Emissions up as new auto sales fall

CO2 'own goal': Emissions up as new auto sales fall Fall in diesel sales has corresponded with an overall decline in the auto market, with annual registrations falling for the first time in six years, according to SMMT, with a final annual figure of 2,540,617 units - down by 5.7% compared to 2016. [Full Article...]

Ajit Pai reportedly cancelled CES appearance due to death threats

Ajit Pai reportedly cancelled CES appearance due to death threats Pai has consistently attended CES for half a decade . Pai was scheduled to speak with Federal Trade Commission Chair Maureen Ohlhausen about technology policy at CES. Congress is also now the site of a major rally to reverse the rules and this battle looks set to only be just beginning. Finds that the regulatory uncertainty created by utility-style Title II regulation has reduced Internet... [Full Article...]

Australia legalizes medicinal cannabis exports

Australia legalizes medicinal cannabis exports The big one is that growers can only export the medicinal marijuana products once they have supplied all of their patients in the country. It is set to allow exports of cannabis-based medicines, and assured that Aussie patients will be prioritised. [Full Article...]

Tesla Q4 2017 Vehicle Production and Deliveries (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla Q4 2017 Vehicle Production and Deliveries (NASDAQ:TSLA) Prior to the release, the average estimate for Model 3 deliveries was 2,900, according to Bloomberg's survey of nine widely-varied industry forecasts. Ramping up production levels with a flawed product is foolish", said Krebs. One-third of the quarter's S3 were made in the last seven days. The Nomura analyst Romit Shah , a Tesla bull, thinks Tesla's focus on quality control justifies its ... [Full Article...]

EVA Air ranked among top 20 safest airlines for 2018

EVA Air ranked among top 20 safest airlines for 2018 AirlineRatings.com editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas said these airlines are standouts in the industry and are at the forefront of safety, innovation, and launching of new aircraft. AirlineRatings.com editors also identified their Top 10 safest low-priced airlines. "All airlines have incidents every day and many are aircraft manufacture issues, not airline operational problems". [Full Article...]

Mich. Kmart stores to close: Richmond, Greenville

Mich. Kmart stores to close: Richmond, Greenville The Kmart store in Billings closed in 2016. The company also said it was almost finished with 81 of the planned 100 closures with another 19 locations yet to be announced. The move comes in addition to the closing of about 250 stores announced a year ago. Joanne Doerter, general manager of the Hanford Mall, said it's always sad to hear when a retailer closes stores and said it's unfortunate ... [Full Article...]

N-Out expands menu with hot cocoa

N-Out expands menu with hot cocoa But this week, California's fast food pride and joy embraced the "new year, new me" motto by adding hot cocoa to their classic menu . The Southern California-born fast-food company is now selling hot cocoa ― its first new menu item in 15 years, according to reports. [Full Article...]

The Winning €39m Euromillions Ticket Was Sold In DUBLIN

The Winning €39m Euromillions Ticket Was Sold In DUBLIN On Friday's drawing, a winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket sold in Montgomery County. The winning numbers were 04,08,22,23,48 and the lucky stars were 01 and 12. It is expected the name of the shop that sold the winning ticket worth just under €40 million will be revealed on Thursday. The spokeswoman added: "We are still processing this fantastic win but we are delighted to c... [Full Article...]

SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov

SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov The data on collections by private banks through levy of charges on non-maintenance of MAB was not immediately available. Punjab and Sind Bank is the only state-owned lender which did not collect any charges during April-November and in 2016-17. [Full Article...]

Maruti, Honda see healthy growth in December

Maruti, Honda see healthy growth in December The company had sold 35,825 units in the same month previous year, Tata Motors said in a statement. Tata Motors reported a growth of 31 per cent in its December sales YoY to 14,180 units compared with 10,827 units in December 2016. However, Hyundai Motor India could post only marginal increase domestic sales at 40,158 units last month compared with 40,057 units in December 2016. [Full Article...]


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