Greencore agrees 'transformational' USA deal as its profits rise by 11%

Greencore already operates from seven sites in the USA, with Starbucks and 7-Eleven among its main customers. "The acquisition of Peacock will transform our USA business, strengthen our position in..." Peacock Foods is a U.S. The deal represents ... More..

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Enough currency available with banks for exchange of old notes: RBI
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Enough currency available with banks for exchange of old notes: RBI

Banks across country are witnessing heavy rush on the second day as people gathered to get new banknotes in exchange of old bills. India banks reopen to long queues after rupee withdrawal was posted in Busi...More..

by | Monday, November 14, 2016

At UN talks, Trump win sparks fears climate aid will fizzle

It doesn't look like Donald Trump will waste time doing away with that pesky "Chinese hoax" environmental legislation . "Because the reality is that air pollution and climate change affect all of us, and the ...More..

Chinese Ship Opens New Trade Route Via Pakistani Port
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Chinese Ship Opens New Trade Route Via Pakistani Port

Flanked by powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif, cabinet ministers and ambassadors from 15 countries, Sharif formally saw off the first ship from the deep-sea port. Pakistan army and other security agenci...More..

by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Trump pledges restraint with Twitter from White House

That's very tough- "I'm going to be very restrained, if I use it at all, I'm going to be very restrained". "I find it tremendous. There should be nothing we should be ashamed of". 13 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on th...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Big victories for legal pot, but path ahead is uncertain

Rapper and weed enthusiast Snoop Dogg took to social media to express his feelings on the new laws. Voters in Florida , North Dakota and Arkansas approved the use of medical marijuana. Khurram Malik, the...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United Manager May Feel Embarrassed Over Star Player's Injury

Smalling's reported injury comes at the worst possible time for United, as Eric Bailly has already been ruled out of action until the end of the year with an ankle ligament injury. "If you do it in public you ...More..

Lego pulls advertising from Daily Mail amid calls to 'stop funding hate'
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Lego pulls advertising from Daily Mail amid calls to 'stop funding hate'

The Danish firm, which has previously run free giveaways in the newspaper, responded to social media campaigners Stop Funding Hate by tweeting: "We have finished the agreement with the Daily Mail and are no...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Mamata Banerjee Visits Banks, ATMs, Empathises With Harried People In Queues

Without proper planning, this is risky; Rs 100 notes are not available in banks; this draconian decision needs to be withdrawn". "Only 1 % people hold black money; why are the other 99% being harassed for this"...More..

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Addresses Media On Currency Exchange: Highlights
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Addresses Media On Currency Exchange: Highlights

There is certainly some inconvenience, but people are lining up in long and orderly queues outside banks and ATMs. All ATMs in the country need to be re-calibrated individually to dispense the resized notes o...More..

Japan's upper house begins TPP deliberations as Abe promises to push Trump
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Japan's upper house begins TPP deliberations as Abe promises to push Trump

Trade Representative and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to examine all major proposed foreign acquisitions of U.S. companies to ensure equal opportunities for American investors overse...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Mexico wins 1st World Cup qualifier in US since 1972

Miguel Layun put Mexico in front in the 20th minute with a long-distance goal that strangely beat goalkeeper Tim Howard. Thirty-seven year old Rafa Márquez-he made his debut for Mexico before Pulisic was ev...More..

Mexico, 'friends' with United States but won't pay for wall
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Mexico, 'friends' with United States but won't pay for wall

Despite all of this, however, Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto said he had called to congratulate Trump, and had agreed to meet him during the transition phase to discuss joint cooperation. The paper sa...More..

MLB Rumors: Astros, Braves & Nationals Interested in Trade With Yankees & Brian McCann
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

MLB Rumors: Astros, Braves & Nationals Interested in Trade With Yankees & Brian McCann

One can assume a possibility of a deal is evaporating into thin air thanks to the full no-trade clause that was implemented in McCann's contract when he signed with the team back on December 3, 2013. McCann has...More..

Trump fear fans dollar rally as emerging markets sink
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Trump fear fans dollar rally as emerging markets sink

The Mexican peso likewise tumbled and investors looking for safe assets bid up the price of gold. The dollar recovered most of the 2 percent it had earlier lost on Donald Trump's shock victory in the US ele...More..

by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

US Markets Expected to Open Lower After Trump Win

European stocks hit a two-week high, with the pan-European STOXX 600 Index up 1.3 percent in early dealings before trimming gains to about 0.7 percent, and "safe haven" government bonds sold off after Trump sug...More..

Oracle Financial reports 4% rise in Q2 consolidated net profit
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Oracle Financial reports 4% rise in Q2 consolidated net profit

Gross non-performing assets rose 20 basis points to 11.35 percent from 11.15 percent sequentially but remained stable in absolute terms at Rs 42,949.3 crore. In absolute terms, its gross NPAs crossed the Rs 1 l...More..

Fort Trump: New security measures ring Trump Tower
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Fort Trump: New security measures ring Trump Tower

On Election Day Trump Tower was surrounded by large construction-like vehicles as the surrounding streets were closed off. He proposed a halt to immigration and visits to the US from nations "with a history o...More..

Mexican stocks, peso take a beating following Trump victory
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Mexican stocks, peso take a beating following Trump victory

The dollar responded by rising across the board. "US yields were part of the reason for the dollar's rise, but there was also a lot of "buy the rumour, sell the fact" and unwinding of the "Trump trade" after ...More..

Japan to supply India with nuclear power equipment, technology
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Japan to supply India with nuclear power equipment, technology

Besides the U.S. and Japan , India also has similar deals with France and Australia. Concluded more than six years after negotiations began in June 2010, the deal marks a fundamental shift in Japan's polic...More..

by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Simranjit Singh Mann opposes SC verdict on controversial SYL canal

The water dispute between Punjab and Haryana has been simmering for over a decade, after a bilateral agreement to construct a 214-kilometre (133-mile) canal connecting two rivers in the states was unilaterally ...More..

This is a major setback to parallel black money economy: Jaitley
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

This is a major setback to parallel black money economy: Jaitley

There is no fundamental right of any section to deal in black money. "Even they are unable to understand why the government did this", the former minister said. When asked banks' capital needs would come down w...More..

by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Katy Perry Drops Out of Alibaba's Singles' Day Concert in China

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding, which created the annual November 11 event, is expected to reach a new high on Friday, with a 40 percent surge as bargain-hunting Chinese consumers flex their spending mu...More..

Flash Crash Trader Pleads Guilty In 2010 Incident
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Flash Crash Trader Pleads Guilty In 2010 Incident

Attorney Zachary Fardon. For example, Sarao must adhere to a curfew in their home of 11 p.m.to 4 a.m., avoid contact with victims or witnesses, refrain from trading USA securities, and not get drunk, among ot...More..

GM laying off over 2000 at 2 car plants as sales slow
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

GM laying off over 2000 at 2 car plants as sales slow

The Detroit automaker builds the Cadillac ATS and CTS and Chevrolet Camaro at Lansing Grand River. GM also said it will invest about $900 million in three plants, including the Lansing factory. The third sh...More..

Twitter executive Adam Bain heading out as company falters
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Twitter executive Adam Bain heading out as company falters

The departure of Adam means that the current chief financial officer at Twitter - Anthony Noto, will now assume those responsibilities that Bain was covering. President-elect Donald J. Trump made it a centr...More..

TransCanada seeks to renew talks on Keystone XL after Trump election victory
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

TransCanada seeks to renew talks on Keystone XL after Trump election victory

Obama rejected the cross-border crude oil pipeline last November, seven years after it was first proposed, saying it would not make a meaningful long-term contribution to the US economy. BNN takes a closer look...More..

U.S. government was informed in 2009 of EpiPen overcharging
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

U.S. government was informed in 2009 of EpiPen overcharging

However the U.S. Department of Justice and other agencies have yet to confirm any such agreement. The settlement with the Department of Justice follows news that EpiPen has been incorrectly classified since lat...More..

Yahoo investigating if insiders knew of hack
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Yahoo investigating if insiders knew of hack

The company is facing 23 proposed consumer class-action lawsuits following the hack both in the US and overseas. It has also been claimed the hack could mean Yahoo will face nearly two dozen lawsuits, accordi...More..

Davies suspended over Simandou payments
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Davies suspended over Simandou payments

Rio said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation after becoming aware on August 29 about emails from 2011 that referred to contractual payments to an unidentified consultant relating to its project in t...More..

India's Tata Sons removes Mistry as TCS chair; Hussain interim chairman
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

India's Tata Sons removes Mistry as TCS chair; Hussain interim chairman

The Tata Trusts, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Sir Ratan Tata Trust and JRD Tata Trust own 28%, 24% and 4% of Tata Sons, respectively. Hussain has replaced Cyrus Mistry who was sacked by the company management last...More..

Clinton and Trump chase last-minute support on United States election eve
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Clinton and Trump chase last-minute support on United States election eve

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have presented very different visions of America's future as they staged their final campaign events. An early indicator of the strength of each candidate could come in North ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Withdrawing Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes surgical strike on black money: FinMin

Put it in the bank: Deposit your old notes of Rs 500 or Rs 1,000 in banks or post office accounts. "Notes of Rs 2000 and Rs 500 will be circulated soon, RBI has made a decision to limit the notes with higher v...More..

UAE Announces
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

UAE Announces "Historic Agreement" with Hyperloop Technology

Dubai hosted a competition last month to design a hyperloop track. "The pods operate autonomously from the transporter, which means they are not limited to the portal area and can move on regular roads and pi...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton in Google searches

US presidential elections are not determined by the national popular vote, but rather by the results in each of the country's 50 states and the national capital, Washington . "I am voting for Hillary Clinton",...More..

Thanksgiving Day shopping is here to stay with some tweaks
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Thanksgiving Day shopping is here to stay with some tweaks

Penney, whose sales growth has bested that of its main competitors-Macy's m , Kohl's kss , and Sears-for several quarters, will once again open at 3 p.m. J.C. Penney jcp and Sears shld are the latest retailer...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Chile's Alexis Sanchez to miss Colombia match after injury

Sanchez, who will stay with the national team while the injury is assessed, is also likely to be unavailable for the qualifier against Uruguay on 15 November. Arsenal are sweating on the fitness of Alexis San...More..

Iran signs $6 billion gas deal with France's Total
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Iran signs $6 billion gas deal with France's Total

The agreement, announced on Tuesday, is for new development at the vast South Pars gas field, aiming at producing 1.8 billion cubic feet of gas per day to be fed into Iran's gas network. Unlike American oil m...More..

by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Blue Jackets rout NHL-leading Canadiens 10-0

The Canadiens dropped to 9-1-1 with their first regulation loss of the season. "We have gone through losing obviously, but I don't think we've gone through this - where we've allowed this many goals", he sa...More..

Philly's weeklong transit strike over with tentative deal
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Philly's weeklong transit strike over with tentative deal

Aside from the inconvenience for workers, children have trouble getting to school, mobility for people with disabilities is severely hindered and people with illnesses must contend with more hard trips to the h...More..

Quotations in the News
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Quotations in the News

Tens of millions of Americans had cast early votes in the 10 days since Comey first told Congress of the newly discovered emails. The Clinton campaign says the FBI's findings are proof she did nothing wrong a...More..

by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Flexing Muscles Stock Pulling in Gains: Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY)

The company's revenue was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. As a result, the stock has climbed as much as 11% in Monday's afternoon trading to $53 a share. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc, whic...More..

Watch Justin Bieber Play Piano for Patrons at a Random Toronto Bar
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Watch Justin Bieber Play Piano for Patrons at a Random Toronto Bar

The 22-year-old musician, who won three MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) on Sunday (06Nov16), performed his hit Sorry , The Beatles' Let It Be , and a section from legendary German Composer Ludwig van Beethove...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Vladimir Putin gives action film star Steven Seagal citizenship

It's the culmination of a long mutual flirtation between the two warily regarded sovereignties, with Seagal having been a friend and open admirer of Vladimir Putin's ever since the two bonded over their love of...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

10th-ranked Gators ambushed by Arkansas in 31-10 defeat

On the other hand, the Razorbacks have struggled on defense this season with up-tempo schemes operated by mobile quarterbacks giving them absolute fits. "I didn't care what we do, if we have to play 11 guys or ...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

No charges against Clinton after new email review

It was on July 5 that Comey announced that while Clinton and her staff were "extremely careless" in handling classified data via a private email server that Clinton used while she was secretary of state, the ...More..

Oil lingers around $50 over doubts OPEC can coordinate output cut
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Oil lingers around $50 over doubts OPEC can coordinate output cut

Oil futures headed lower on Friday, deepening their loss for the week, as uncertainty surrounded a weekend meeting of major oil producers who are expected to discuss a proposal to curb crude production. ConocoP...More..

Four of Diamonds leave The X Factor 2016
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Four of Diamonds leave The X Factor 2016

Simon Cowell votes to send home the person who could still turn this around, adding that this person killed it by a mile in the sing-off. The girls - who only got together a week before they auditioned for th...More..

Henry Schein (HSIC) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Henry Schein (HSIC) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $163.00 price objective on shares of Henry Schein in a report on Thursday. On 7th Day after earnings release, Henry Schein, Inc . Stock 3 mo...More..

by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Early vote in Florida exceeds 2012 figures

Voters with Spanish surnames made up 18.8 percent of ballots cast through Wednesday in the selected counties, a 20.1-percent increase over their share of the electorate in 2012. Latino turnout is increasing in ...More..