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European shoppers not told about insecticide in eggs

The Commission said Monday that under its European Union rapid alert system it had been determined that eggs under suspicion of contamination had also been distributed to France and Britain via Germany . It said that it used a pesticide it got from a Belgian supplier and now there is an ongoing investigation about whether the Dutch company was aware of the toxic insecticide.

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Toyota, Mazda plan capital tie-up, prepare for EV race

On August 4, Toyota and Mazda announced plans to strengthen their ongoing partnership by investing $1.6bn in a new USA assembly plant, as well as sharing research into electric vehicles. "It has also sparked Toyota's competitive spirit, increasing our sense of not wanting to be bested by Mazda ". Mazda had previously operated with Ford Motor Co.in a joint venture in the U.S.

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Tesla loss widens, but results beat forecasts

The company's net loss attributable to shareholders widened to $US336.4 million in the second quarter ended June 30, from $US293.2 million a year earlier. That may not be enough for many customers, especially those who prefer a auto with a longer range. The company bought solar panel maker SolarCity late previous year and said it began taking orders for its new solar roof tiles in the second quarter and recently began installations.

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Obesity, childless rates high among Sask. adults, Stats Canada says

Canadians' lives at home have evolved since Confederation, when large rural families consisting of a married couple and several children were common. By 2016, this had dropped to 2.4 people per average household. One-person households became the most common type of household for the first time in 2016, surpassing couples with children, which were down from 31.5% of all households in 2001 to 26.5% in 2016.

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This teen jumped from a plane, landed in police net

An airport construction crew working nearby confronted the boy and held him until police arrived and arrested him. S. citizen, was traveling alone on the Copa Airlines Flight 208 from Panama City headed to San Fransisco, reports AP. "It was as if he was like flying out, like it was really fast", Sophia Gibson, a passenger who lives in San Jose, told local NBC affiliate KNTV . He says they were yelling to tell the flight attendants that the door was open and someone had jumped off.

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Sensex, Nifty record new highs ahead of RBI policy decision

In the Nifty chart, Eicher Motors (up 4.88 per cent), Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 4.83 per cent), Tech Mahindra (4.09 per cent), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (up 2.93 per cent), Bosch (up 2.88 per cent) and Hindalco Industries (up 2.71 per cent) stood as top gainers.

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'At some point' Russian Federation will retaliate for dumb U.S. sanctions, says Putin

If Trump does decide to veto the bill, Congress has shown it could easily override him. Russian President Vladimir Putin has already warned that he may expel USA diplomats if President Trump signs the sanctions. Before President Barack Obama left office, he ordered the seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds and expelled 35 of its diplomats in response to alleged election interference, a claim that Moscow has consistently denied.

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It's a sunny Monday and still comfortable too

This slow warm up will continue throughout the middle of the week, but high will only reach into mid-80s at the warmest point. Sunny skies with some scattered fair weather clouds for most. Thursday looks to be bookended by raindrops, with a chance for a shower or storm both in the morning and evening hours. THURSDAY: Mix of sun and clouds.

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BJP takes serious note of MPs absence, warns against recurrence

In 2015 too, Modi was anguished over the loss of face due to opposition pushing division of votes in RS over an amendment to the President's address. As the Opposition members rallied to criticise the Lok Sabha secretariat for excluding the Upper House from management of the Parliament Building, Naqvi said that a precedent dating from 1952 holds that the management and construction of the building is overseen by the Lok Sabha Speaker.

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MAC Cosmetics giving out free lipstick for National Lipstick Day

That is to say, free as long as you don't get over energized once you're in store and choose to spend too much on an entire heap of different items. Previous MAC giveaways have featured the company's top rated lipstick as well, however, this time around it seems the company has chose to go all out and offer their fans something even more buzz worthy, free lipstick with no strings attached.

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US GDP advances 2.6% in second quarter

The increase in output was in line with economists' expectations. Manufacturing activity rose 1.1 percent, driven by makers of petroleum and coal products, as well as motor vehicles and parts. The U.S. economy's second-quarter rebound puts the expansion back on its familiar, steady path more than it heralds anything new and exciting. Nonresidential fixed investment, a measure of corporate spending on structures and equipment, climbed at a pace of 5.2 percent in the second quarter, down ...

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The Earth Has a New 'Richest Person'

Bezos' net worth increased $1 billion to $89.3 billion on Wednesday, putting him less than $900 million away from surpassing Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the richest person in the world. It's been a good two days for Jeff Bezos . Bezos may not end the day on top as markets settle, but as Amazon's stock continue to rise, it is likely he will establish a permanent place ahead of Gates in the coming days and weeks.

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Northgate plc (LON:NTG) Insider Acquires £126600 in Stock

Liberum Capital reinitiated OneSavings Bank PLC (LON:OSB) rating on Tuesday, March 21. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of OSB in report on Thursday, May 25 with "Buy" rating. holds 5.87% of its portfolio in Pacific Mercantile Bancorp for 1.50 million shares. The Progressive Corporation is an insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $306.28 million.

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Siemens Reduces Russian Presence After Turbines Go to Occupied Crimea

The Reuters news agency reported several weeks ago that Siemens-made turbines had been used in the construction of two power plants on the Crimean peninsula, which was annexed by Russian Federation in March 2014. Siemens's decision on breaking relations with Russian companies might result in vast losses for the company itself, Sergei Shatirov, Deputy Chairman of the Federation council committee for economic policy, shared his opinion with RIA Novosti.

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Lyft Accelerates Efforts to Develop Self-driving Cars

Individual manufacturers may retain the data collected by their own vehicles, but Lyft declined to say whether, for example, Waymo will be able to study data collected by Nutonomy's vehicles and vice versa. The company posted this to their site Thursday in conjunction with a media event in San Francisco, announcing "The open era of autonomous", stressing the partnerships and saying, "Together, we can accelerate the growth of self-driving technology and improve the safety and quality of ...

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What you need to know about the Dark Web

The Atlanta office of the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia also have identified an AlphaBay staff member living in the United States, an investigation that is still ongoing, according to the Justice Department.

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Sears and Amazon; Alexa, turn up my Kenmore air conditioner

The heritage denim brand has fully accepted the digital age. And perhaps most importantly, they said, it would give the company a way to tap into longtime Sears customers. Sears will begin selling its Kenmore line of major appliances on Amazon, marking the first time Kenmore major appliances are sold by another retailer.

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Do Analysts Think You Should Buy Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc

The stock rose 1.43% or $1.1 reaching $77.99. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Scripps Networks Interactive by 13.3% in the first quarter. The Iberiabank Corp holds 67,805 shares with $5.70M value, up from 60,669 last quarter. Cable broadcaster Discovery Communications is in talks to combine with rival Scripps Networks Interactive , which produces HGTV and other television channels, as the companies seek greater scale to compete with digital newcomers.

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Frontier Airlines offering low fares, direct flights from Buffalo

The airport has added services from three new airlines and nonstop flights to nine destinations in the past 12 months, according to airport officials. Frontier discontinued service in Tulsa in April 2010 when it offered flights only to Denver , said Stephanie Chester, community relations manager for the Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust.

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The First Jane Austen Statue Has Been Unveiled

The Bank of England (BoE) today launched its new £10, the first United Kingdom banknote to feature tactile features for the visually impaired. It sparked an outcry from vegetarians, vegans and religious groups after it was revealed to contain traces of tallow, which is derived from animal fat.

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Presidential Poll in Tripura; Speaker casts vote at West Bengal Assembly

Then the special pens with violet ink will be given to the elector for marking the ballots, which would be in two colours - green for MPs and pink for MLAs. The total strength of the electoral college is 10,98,903 votes, with each Parliamentarian carrying a vote value of 708. All state/ union territories assemblies combined have 51,383 (9 percent) votes, out of which 363 women members account for 5,43,480 votes.

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US Data Eyed After Yellen's Comments

The so-called core CPI, which strips out food and energy costs, edged up 0.1 per cent in June, rising by the same margin for three straight months. However, the core consumer price index (CPI) is forecast to have risen only 1.7 percent year-on-year in June after a similar gain in May.

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Cosmo Dinardo and the Bucks County murders: Shocking details revealed

Meo's vehicle was found at a separate property owned by the DiNardo family, a day after authorities said DiNardo attempted to sell Meo's auto to a friend for $500, according to a criminal affidavit. He was out of ammunition, so he ran over Meo's body with the backhoe and used the machine to place both bodies in the same tank where he'd set Finocchairo's corpse.

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Worker stuck in ATM slips rescue note to stunned customer

Instead he slid notes through the receipt slot reading "please help", and "call my boss" that were noticed by a passer-by, prompting a call to the police. "It's got to be a joke", said Senior Officer Richard Olden. "So we're all thinking this is a joke - this has got to be a joke", Olden said. "It was just insane", senior officer Richard Olden told KZTV.

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NZ dollar little changed as USA inflation data awaited

Even so, the rate remains in a still-low range between 1 percent and 1.25 percent. "International investors are less likely to understand the nuances of USA political risk, and more likely to overreact". Likewise, business investment has accelerated, the Fed said after being weak for much of 2016, helped by a surge in spending on drilling and mining activity.