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UK-based supermarket Tesco has reported that its group operating profit for the first half of 2017/18 was up 27.3% at £759m. Tesco , which in January agreed to buy wholesaler Booker PLC ( LON:BOK )for £3.7bn, declared an interim dividend of 1p, an earlier resumption of payouts than some analysts had expected.
  • Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) -2.69% away from 20 SMA

    Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) -2.69% away from 20 SMA

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    Laredo's business strategy is focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties and the gathering of oil and liquids-rich natural gas from such properties, primarily in the Permian Basin of West Texas.
  • GoFundMe for Las Vegas victims raises over $3M in 24 hours

    GoFundMe for Las Vegas victims raises over $3M in 24 hours

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    The GoFundMe page will service immediate needs such as providing airline tickets and accommodations to victims' families and supplies to shelters, where hotel guests unable to return to their rooms have been instructed to go. The original goal for the fund was $500,000. Many people are getting online to find ways to help the victims. I want to thank the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and all of the first responders for their courageous effort and for helping to save the lives ...
  • 'Carmageddon' to kill auto jobs in Australia

    'Carmageddon' to kill auto jobs in Australia

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    Meanwhile, speaking to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) about the closure, 19-year Toyota employee Matthew Kinson said employees had carried themselves well in the finals years of the plant's operation, claiming they've made a "very good vehicle all the way to very end".
  • NYC has second-highest out-of-network ATM fees, study says

    NYC has second-highest out-of-network ATM fees, study says

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    The fee includes the surcharge imposed by the ATM owner on a non-customer and an additional fee charged by the account-holder's bank. In fact, it's the opposite. " ATM fees hit a record high for the 11th year, with record highs in both fees the consumer pays: The fee to their own bank and the fee to the ATM owner", Greg McBride, Bankrate chief financial analyst, tells CNBC Make It .
  • Las Vegas shooting: Investigation centres on casino transactions

    Las Vegas shooting: Investigation centres on casino transactions

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    Las Vegas police said efforts will soon be underway to help people recover items left at the scene of the shootings. Speaking to reporters as he departed for a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico , Mr Trump declined to call the shooting an act of terrorism and delayed discussing gun laws.
  • Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT)

    Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT)

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    Analysts anticipate that Endocyte will post ($0.93) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Examining Institutional Ownership at Endocyte, Inc . The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by RBC Capital Markets. (NASDAQ: ECYT ) for 15,820 shares. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $13 target.
  • Publix ground turkey recalled due to possible metal shavings

    Publix ground turkey recalled due to possible metal shavings

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    Publix is recalling packages of 93 percent lean ground turkey after one of its suppliers said shipments of meats sent to several states, including Florida , could contain metal shavings. Both the company and a retailer reported the contamination, prompting the recall of 38,475 pounds of the product. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them and should throw them away or returned them.
  • Wife of San Francisco Police Officer missing in Las Vegas shooting

    Wife of San Francisco Police Officer missing in Las Vegas shooting

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    She leaves behind two adoring lovely children and an incredible husband. Thank you to everyone for all the support in this these past few days. When the shooting broke out at around 10:30 p.m. Al has been sharing his sister-in-law's photo across social media in the hopes that somebody recognizes her and provides information on her whereabouts.
  • Uber CEO Khosrowshahi to visit United Kingdom to rescue London licence

    Uber CEO Khosrowshahi to visit United Kingdom to rescue London licence

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    Within days of the decision, more than half a million people had signed a petition calling for the reinstatement of Uber's licence to operate in London, where it has 3.5 million registered users. While talks with TfL about a potential rapprochement are to continue, Uber has until 13 October to lodge a legal appeal against the transport authority's decision.
  • Amazon's Whole Foods unit stealing customers from Kroger?

    Amazon's Whole Foods unit stealing customers from Kroger?

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    In all, traffic was 17 percent higher during the week after the price reductions, and was four percent higher about two weeks after the lower prices began. The first week after the acquisition, for example, nearly one in 10 regular Trader Joe's shoppers went to Whole Foods instead of going to Trader Joe's .
  • Ford creates team to ramp up electric vehicle development

    Ford creates team to ramp up electric vehicle development

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    It's down to the Edison department at Ford to create the company's future in electric vehicles. Ford announced in January plans for 13 new electrified cars worldwide in the next five years. Unfortunately, Ford hasn't been able to recreate that same fervour in the electric vehicles market, but its newest initiative could see that all change.
  • 'Prayers to Vegas': Country Music Stars React to Las Vegas Mass Shooting

    'Prayers to Vegas': Country Music Stars React to Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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    On Monday, following the Las Vegas shooting , elected officials and party elders on the left sent stern tweets and statements that advocated for gun control. Prominent Republicans, including President Donald Trump , have called previous pushes for stricter gun laws an effort to restrict Second Amendment rights.
  • Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX) Noteworthy Mover

    Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX) Noteworthy Mover

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    Insider ownership during the past year has increased by a net of 180653 shares. The stock's 52-week range is $7.50 to $16.50, and its 3-month range is $ to $. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Zogenix by 7.8% during the 1st quarter. BIDU has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it going forward toward positive percentage of 6.05% in last five regular trading sessions.
  • Vijay Mallya gets bail soon after arrest in money laundering case

    Vijay Mallya gets bail soon after arrest in money laundering case

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    Mallya left India in March a year ago after he was dogged by mounting unpaid loans running into several thousand crores of rupees, and has been living in the United Kingdom since. CBI questioned Mallya in December 2015. Mallya served various notices by different agencies and courts to appear in hearings but after skipping them continuously, the court eventually granted him the tag of absconder and issued arrest warrant against him.
  • Fundraisers held for Las Vegas shooting victims

    Fundraisers held for Las Vegas shooting victims

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    Police recovered a huge cache of guns and explosives Monday from the Las Vegas hotel room and home of the man accused of killing at least 59 people and injuring over 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. "We have determined to this point no connection with an worldwide terrorist group", Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Aaron Rouse said.