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N-Out adds first new menu item in 15 years N-Out adds first new menu item in 15 years
- January 05, 2018

Yes, now you can order an eight-ounce cup of the toasty stuff to go along with your meal, and you can even request marshmallows. Per the OC Register , restaurants in the burger chain have started adding an 8-ounce cup of hot chocolate to the menu board for $1.60, which hadn't changed in well over a decade. (more...)
Mystery victor of €39m jackpot still hasn't claimed prize Mystery victor of €39m jackpot still hasn't claimed prize
- January 03, 2018

We are having tremendous luck with EuroMillions - this was the third jackpot victor in Ireland in 2017. The victor will now arrange a date in the next week or two to return to the National Lottery and collect their winnings. "This has been an unbelievable year for our EuroMillions players and what a way to finish with our third jackpot victor on Friday", said Lottery CEO Dermot Griffin. (more...)
John Williams will compose Solo: A Star Wars Story theme John Williams will compose Solo: A Star Wars Story theme
- January 02, 2018

Williams and Woody Harrelson. The 85-year-old Oscar winning composer and laureate conductor of the Boston Pops has written the scores for all of the live-action trilogy films, except the 2016 standalone film " Rogue One: A Star Wars Story". (more...)
SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov
- January 02, 2018

The "very costly affair" was becoming a burden for the PSU lenders, which are anyway bogged down by the enormous bad loan crisis, and MAB penalty, along with raising bank transaction charges after the first few free ones, among others, were introduced to partly take care of the expenses in the banking sector. (more...)
Trading Calls: Buy Hero MotoCorp, Maruti Suzuki India, Says Expert Trading Calls: Buy Hero MotoCorp, Maruti Suzuki India, Says Expert
- January 02, 2018

Maruti Suzuki India's domestic sales rose 12.1% to 1.19 lakh units in December 2017 over December 2016. Maruti Suzuki India's net profit rose 3.4% to Rs 2484.30 crore on 21.8% increase in net sales to Rs 21438.10 crore in Q2 September 2017 over Q2 September 2016. (more...)
Oil Trades Strengthen to Mid-2015 Levels on Iranian Unrest Oil Trades Strengthen to Mid-2015 Levels on Iranian Unrest
- January 02, 2018

After capping its second annual gain, oil started 2018 by advancing toward $61 as US drilling activity remained at a standstill following a slip in production and as protests continued in Iran. Front-month prices rose about 18 percent a year ago for a second annual increase. On the flip side, US oil production continues to grow and will soon break the 10-million bpd barrier, analysts believe. (more...)
Security Minister to Social Media: Security Minister to Social Media: "Fight Extremism or Face Tax Penalties"
- January 02, 2018

He argued that because it takes so long for content to be flagged and removed, the government is being forced to spend "millions" on de-radicalisation processes rather than preventative measures. Wallace accused the tech giants of putting private profit before public safety. "The Home Secretary and her counterparts across Europe have welcomed our coordinated efforts which are having a significant impact", Mr Milner said in a statement. (more...)
Airtel's revised Rs 799 plan offers 98GB data Airtel's revised Rs 799 plan offers 98GB data
- January 02, 2018

This is a prepaid plan and comes with a validity of 28 days. Apart from the 4G data, the Airtel users will also get unlimited local, STD, and roaming voice calls, and 100 local and national SMS per day for a validity of 28 days. Reliance Jio's plan also offers 3GB daily data with a validity of 84 days. Airtel has launched Rs 93 plan to compete with Jio . New customers need to recharge with Rs 229 to get the same benefits, a report by Business Standard said. (more...)
Telegram for Android gets new update with Multiple accounts feature Telegram for Android gets new update with Multiple accounts feature
- January 02, 2018

Telegram already rolled out theme support for its Android app back in February past year, and now, it has added theme support in its iOS app as well. Switching between these accounts have also been made easier as the notifications have been programmed to show which account should be checked for a new message. (more...)
BP expects USA earnings uplift from tax reform
- January 02, 2018

BP will take a one-off $1.5 billion charge in its 2017 fourth quarter earnings as a result of new USA corporate income tax rules, joining rival Royal Dutch Shell. Deferred tax assets refer in some cases to a company overpaying taxes in advance and then getting them back in the form of tax relief. BP would disclose the details of the final actual charge its its fourth quarter 2017 results announcement, due on February 6. (more...)
Not One Person Died In A Commercial Jet Crash Last Year Not One Person Died In A Commercial Jet Crash Last Year
- January 02, 2018

Five accidents involved cargo flights, and five were passenger flights, in 2017. According to To70 data, every 16 million flights are one fatal accident, although the calculations were made before the Costa Rican accident. It was the deadliest such accident in Costa Rica since 1990. "Since 1997 the average number of airliner accidents has shown a steady and persistent decline, for a great deal thanks to the continuing safety-driven efforts by global aviation organisations such as ICAO, ... (more...)
American blogger Logan Paul apologizes for YouTube video American blogger Logan Paul apologizes for YouTube video
- January 02, 2018

The YouTuber - who stars in MGM's Valley Girl film which is due out this year and is part of YouTube's paid-for Red subscription service - said in the video that he originally meant to focus on the haunted aspect of the forrest. A shocked Paul says to the camera: "I really hate to say this, I think there's someone hanging right there". While there have been a few documentaries on the subject, Paul's video included footage of a dead body. (more...)
Rail passengers hit by biggest fare rise in FIVE YEARS Rail passengers hit by biggest fare rise in FIVE YEARS
- January 02, 2018

In Theresa May's own constituency, the cost of an annual season ticket from Maidenhead to London Paddington has risen by £732 since 2010, a 31% increase from £2,360 to £3,092. "Fuel duty for motorists has been frozen for seven years now, but not rail fares, which have risen by more than 30 per cent in that same period", said Bruce Williamson of the campaign group Railfuture. (more...)
DeMar DeRozan Breaks Raptors Franchise Record with 52 Points DeMar DeRozan Breaks Raptors Franchise Record with 52 Points
- January 02, 2018

Carter scored 51 points in a win over the Phoenix Suns on February 27, 2000, while Ross matched that mark in a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on January 25, 2014. DeRozan made 17 of 29 field-goal attempts and shot 13 for 13 at the free-throw line. Los Angeles was once again missing three starters: center Brook Lopez (ankle), and guards Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (legal) and Lonzo Ball (shoulder). (more...)
You can now buy legal recreational marijuana In California You can now buy legal recreational marijuana In California
- January 02, 2018

The rollout is expected to be gradual and bumpy. Investors have expressed an eagerness for a piece of California's burgeoning legit marijuana market, estimated to be worth $4 billion to $11 billion. Officials warn users that they can be arrested for driving while high. So-called recreational pot is now legal for adults 21 and older. Some Californians are raising blunts instead of glasses as they usher in the new year. (more...)
Customs processing outage delays global travelers Customs processing outage delays global travelers
- January 02, 2018

In a statement, CBP said the outage began at 7:30 p.m. and ended at 9:30 p.m. A two-hour outage in U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing systems caused delays at some of the nation's biggest airports on New Year's Day . For roughly two hours, the customs computer systems were unable to recognize who was a US citizen, a resident or a visitor, so everyone had to go through an immigration officer, making the process much longer. (more...)
Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea
- January 02, 2018

McMaster and White House chief of staff John Kelly have managed to deter Trump from following through on his threats of unleashing "fire and fury". ( This may not be the case in a crisis , where Kim Jong-un may be forced to tolerate some level of predelegation to retain credible retaliatory capability.) Kim, nevertheless, appeared pleased with his arrangement: "The U.S. (more...)
Georgia strays from script but rallies for win, heads to championship Georgia strays from script but rallies for win, heads to championship
- January 02, 2018

For Riley, leading Oklahoma to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the 2002 season has a surreal quality. The Bulldogs will face either Clemson or Alabama in the national championship game on January 8. No. 2 Oklahoma and No. 3 Georgia will meet for the first time at the Rose Bowl in a College Football Playoff semifinal that features two very different ways of playing offense. (more...)
Peach Bowl: UCF vs Peach Bowl: UCF vs
- January 02, 2018

Auburn ranks 13th allowing 312.3 yards and ninth allowing 17.3 points per game. Auburn took over at its own 9 with 4:54 before halftime and methodically moved to the UCF 21 with under a minute left, but Stidham was sacked on 3rd-and-10 and Carlson converted 46-yard field goal. (more...)
Peaceful Protests Constitutional Right of Iranians - President Rouhani
- January 01, 2018

After initial silence, state media began showing some footage of the demonstrations on Sunday, focusing on young men attacking banks and vehicles, an attack on a town hall in Tehran, and images of a man burning the Iranian flag. Officials and state media made a point Saturday of saying Iranians have the right to protest and have their voices heard on social issues. Two people were killed overnight, becoming the first deaths attributed to the rallies. (more...)

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