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Toys "R" Us files for bankruptcy protection due to debt, relentless competition

It also points out that its online stores for Toys R Us and Babies R us will remain open. The move would ensure the Canadian subsidiary of the global toy retailer - which applied for creditor protection in the US on Monday and in Canada a day later - has an uninterrupted supply of merchandise as it heads into the busy holiday shopping season....

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  • Liberum Cuts Rating On Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) To
Liberum Cuts Rating On Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) To "Hold"

The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, January 29 by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of CMCM in report on Friday, May 20 to "Underperform" rating. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Buy". Currently, the 200-day MA for Lake Victoria Mining Company Inc (LVCA) is sitting at 0...

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  • Apple TV 4K Launched in Apple's Event
Apple TV 4K Launched in Apple's Event

The new Apple TV is also said to offer smooth playback of 4K content at up to 60 frames per second. Apple has also confirmed that popular video streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will soon provide Apple TV 4K users with 4K HDR content streaming as well.

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  • Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast
Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast

And the Washington Post reports last year's median household income was the highest on record-beating out the previous high set in 1999. But Census officials cautioned against comparing the figures because the bureau has changed its methodology over the years.

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  • 'Sound breaking' for the Tower of Voices at Flight 93 Memorial Park
'Sound breaking' for the Tower of Voices at Flight 93 Memorial Park

Monday marked the 16th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks. An ambitious plan to connect the memorials located at the three sites where terrorists crashed commercial planes during the September 11 terrorist attacks with a walking trail received the blessing of the Bucks County commissioners Wednesday.

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  • Bitcoin Price Takes a Tumble Amid Rumors of China Banning Cryptocurrency Trading
Bitcoin Price Takes a Tumble Amid Rumors of China Banning Cryptocurrency Trading

After a meteoric rise, bitcoin has experienced one of its biggest blows in some time after the Chinese government revealed it will force the country's biggest exchanges to close in the months to come. The bigger risk for global bitcoin traders may be the massive rally in prices, according to McFarland. Zhou Shuoji, a founding partner of FBG Capit...

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  • Takeaways from the Steelers 21-18 win over the Browns
Takeaways from the Steelers 21-18 win over the Browns

Brown reportedly told the team during that meeting, " do not disrespect your country, do not disrespect the flag ". He finished going 20-30 with 222 yards, recording a touchdown through the air along with one on the ground. "The City of Cleveland Divisions of Police, Fire and EMS have been and continue to be highly supportive of our athletes and th...

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  • Magnitude-8.1 Earthquake Hits Off Mexico's Southern Coast
Magnitude-8.1 Earthquake Hits Off Mexico's Southern Coast

Tsunami waves hit the southern coast of Mexico after a magnitude 8.1 natural disaster struck shortly before midnight local time. The quake triggered a 1-meter-high tsunami , according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center , but there were no immediate reports of tsunami damage.

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  • Delta flight heads through outer bands of Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico
Delta flight heads through outer bands of Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's fragile electric grid goes down as soon as a storm starts, or even before, and it may take three or four months to restore service in the most remote pockets. However the weather in Puerto Rico wasn't risky for flying-yet. Others appeared to have left the storm's memory behind them, including a person who could be seen swimming alo...

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  • Mumbaikars Have High Hopes From New Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
Mumbaikars Have High Hopes From New Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Goyal said. Goyal has been given charge of the railway ministry to take forward reforms initiated by Suresh Prabhu towards corporatization of railways, monetization of the transporter's assets and boosting non-fare revenue to deliver tangible outcomes, analysts said.

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  • Japan's Princess Mako announces she'll marry a commoner
Japan's Princess Mako announces she'll marry a commoner

Princess Mako finally announced that she will abandon her royal status for love as she also confirmed her engagement to her longtime boyfriend who has no royal descent. Princess Mako of Akishino is the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito from his second son, Prince Akishino . The couple is expected to tie the knot in the same year Emper...

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  • Secretary of State to hold talks with NI political parties
Secretary of State to hold talks with NI political parties

Ms O'Neill however repeated her rejection of DUP leader Arlene Foster's call last week for the Northern Executive to be restored based on a commitment that the language issue would be addressed within a specific period of time, and that if it were not resolved the Stormont again would collapse.

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  • Kate Middleton pregnant: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child
Kate Middleton pregnant: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child

Kate , who suffered from the condition with her first two pregnancies as well, is being cared for at Kensington. Bookies are already offering odds on what Princess Kate and Prince William will name their third child - and Alice has come out on top, so far.

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  • Degrees: San Francisco Breaks All-Time Heat Record
Degrees: San Francisco Breaks All-Time Heat Record

By Saturday, the temperatures will begin rising again, according to Sanchez, to more normal levels for this time of year. For those hoping to beat the heat, Recreation and Parks Department swimming pools will be open and free to the public Saturday.

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  • John Wood Group PLC (WG) Price Target Cut to GBX 670
John Wood Group PLC (WG) Price Target Cut to GBX 670

Skylands Capital Llc owns 471,850 shares or 7.44% of their U.S. portfolio. Private Asset Management has invested 1.62% in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). UBS AG cut their price objective on John Wood Group PLC from GBX 875 ($11.36) to GBX 825 ($10.71) and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, May 11th.

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  • Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb
Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb

Police set up cordons around the evacuation area, which covered a radius of 1.5 kilometers, as residents hauling suitcases or riding bicycles left the zone. The reason is the disposal of a British bomb from the Second World War , Reuters reported. "This bomb has more than 1.4 tonnes of explosives", Frankfurt fire chief Reinhard Ries said.

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  • Gulf Refinery Recovery Could Take Weeks; Fuel Prices Rise
Gulf Refinery Recovery Could Take Weeks; Fuel Prices Rise

On Aug. 15 the front-month Brent future was at a premium of 17 cents to the second-month and 18 cents to the third. The analyst noted propane prices barely edged higher. The immediate impact has been to drive USA gasoline prices sharply higher, prompting cargoes to move from regions as far away as Asia to the United States .

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  • Rescue workers evacuating Port Arthur, Texas, nursing home
Rescue workers evacuating Port Arthur, Texas, nursing home

The girl was in stable condition with hypothermia. "We've got to get those people back into their normal lives as soon as possible". "Bob" Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur , the website reported . "I don't have no way of getting around", Chatham said. "We can't take the boats out right now". In Houston , where the rain is finally starting ...

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  • Ontario gas prices headed for major spike in wake of Harvey
Ontario gas prices headed for major spike in wake of Harvey

Dan McTeague, senior gas analyst at GasBuddy.com, calls it "the Hurricane Harvey Effect" as the storm has a major pipeline and 16 refineries in the United States offline. "The supply is having to come from different areas farther away.You know they are having to truck gas in from different areas from different regions, and that raises the price",...

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  • U.S. economy creates fewer jobs than expected in August
U.S. economy creates fewer jobs than expected in August

Compared with a year ago, the average pay in August was up 2.5 percent - the same modest pace in recent months. The US economy needs about 100,000 jobs per month to keep up with population growth. Private employment rose by 165,000 in the latest month, below the 173,000 forecast, and far below the 237,000 reported this week by payroll services fi...

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  • Gas prices in IL, country increase because of Harvey
Gas prices in IL, country increase because of Harvey

So far, though, there's been no impact in Albany, Myers said. A storm which shut down Gulf Coast refineries could result in higher gasoline and natural gas prices prices, industry spokesmen said on Monday. Most of the reports seem to indicate relatively minor damage, but still it could be days before crews can assess matters and make repairs. ...

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  • FDA announces firmware update to resolve cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Abbott pacemakers
FDA announces firmware update to resolve cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Abbott pacemakers

However, the company headquartered in Lake Bluff, Illinois, clarified that there have been no reports of unauthorized access to any patient's implanted device, and cited an advisory issued by the U.S. Abbott described the full update process in a Dear Doctor letter issued August 28, according to a safety update issued by the FDA. Discuss...

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  • Flooding knocks out U.S. refineries, crude hit by supply disruptions
Flooding knocks out U.S. refineries, crude hit by supply disruptions

More than 18 percent of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico was shut down , the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety Environmental Enforcement said. US gasoline prices were over 3 percent higher at $1.8380 per gallon. Gains intensified for refined products after sources on Wednesday said Total's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery had be...

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  • Economy Grows Faster than Previously Thought in the Second Quarter
Economy Grows Faster than Previously Thought in the Second Quarter

Lower residential fixed investment and lower spending at the state and local government levels partially offset the gains. We expect Harvey to slow GDP growth by anywhere between 0.1 and 0.4 percentage points, with Q3 growth likely to come in in the 2.5% to 3.0% range given current tracking.

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  • Giving back: The best ways to help after Hurricane Harvey
Giving back: The best ways to help after Hurricane Harvey

John's in downtown Houston ) to implement a plan to help as many as we can". "I think we've participated in a lot of challenges on the Internet - some meaningful, some meaningless, but we've all done 'em". Hart said in an Instagram video that he would be donating $25,000 personally, pleading with his celeb pals to " help me help Houston...

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  • Technical Scrutiny: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Total System Services, Inc
Technical Scrutiny: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Total System Services, Inc

It has underperformed by 46.32% the S&P500. Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc decreased General Electric (SLV) stake by 63,847 shares to 233,993 valued at $7.39M in 2016Q4. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 2 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by Needham given on Monday, January 25. Baker Avenue Asset Management L...

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  • Whole Foods is now selling the Amazon Echo
Whole Foods is now selling the Amazon Echo

Everyone knows that Amazon is the biggest online retailer. The legal precedents created by those cases give the FTC a basis for unwinding the Amazon Whole Foods deal but have been ignored for decades by federal antitrust enforcers. The bank also sees delivery and online ordering as another way for Amazon to harness Whole Foods as a driver...

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  • Jordan Brand Unveils First-Ever
Jordan Brand Unveils First-Ever "All-Maize" Michigan Uniforms

I have not seen a starting quarterback come out of Florida . "We'll leave that for them to guess as well". "I'm not going to tell you what it is, so there's no reason to ask, but we're excited about that". Graduate transfer Malik Zaire (Notre Dame) and redshirt freshman Feleipe Franks are competing with Luke Del Rio, the junior incumbent. MI wil...

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  • Sindhu Returns with a Silver
Sindhu Returns with a Silver

In the last of the semi-finals, the Olympic silver medallist beat the week's giant killer 21-13, 21-10. It was the second game of the final of the World Championships between Japan's Nozomi Okuhara and India's PV Sindhu. "I am very exhausted", she said. And it worked. Nozomi exhausted out Sindhu by prolonging the rallies as the Hyderabadi tried...

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  • Amazon Announces Immediate Price Cuts to Whole Foods Products
Amazon Announces Immediate Price Cuts to Whole Foods Products

Whole Foods lovers, rejoice: New parent company Amazon will begin lowering prices on grocery items starting Monday. Amazon said it's already in the process of changing the Whole Foods rewards program to make its Prime membership the official way to save.

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