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Oprah to help Weight Watchers find new leader after CEO resigns Oprah to help Weight Watchers find new leader after CEO resigns
- September 13, 2016

She spoke regularly with Mr. Chambers, about once a week or so, discussing marketing and program details and sometimes about their personal experiences trying to lose weight on the company's eating plan. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Weight Watchers has suffered from a shift in what US consumers consider to be healthy, as shoppers increasingly choose natural foods over diet programs. (more...)
Paralympics: 1500m race faster than able-bodied final at Rio Olympics Paralympics: 1500m race faster than able-bodied final at Rio Olympics
- September 13, 2016

That's fast, so fast that if Baka had finished with that time at that exact stadium in August, he would have beat out Matthew Centrowitz Jr . of the US for the Olympic gold medal. Baka said: "It wasn't easy to get this gold medal". The Rio Paralympics, which takes place a month after the Olympics, began on Sept 7 and will end this Sunday (Sept 18). (more...)
World's highest bridge nears completion in China World's highest bridge nears completion in China
- September 13, 2016

It cost about 1 billion yuan (about USA $150 million), according to Xinhua agency. At a huge 565 metres, the Beipanjiang Bridge in China is the first bridge to ever surpass 500m. Just this year, innovative glass bridges have sprung up across China, notably two walkways daringly positioned on the Tianmen Mountainside in Henan province -stretching 330ft-long and just 5ft wide. (more...)
Galaxy Note 7 swap, refund applications to start September 13
- September 13, 2016

The South Korean firm on Saturday urged all customers affected by the recall, which the firm voluntarily initiated on September 2 due to faulty batteries causing Note 7 phones to catch fire, to turn off their phones. However, buyers here who obtained their Galaxy Note 7 through parallel sales channels are not eligible for a refund. Singapore Airlines has also banned the use or charging of the device during flights. (more...)
North Korea mobilises to deal with major flood damage North Korea mobilises to deal with major flood damage
- September 13, 2016

The warning from a South Korean official comes three days after the North carried out its fifth bomb explosion. And South Korea says the North is preparing another nuclear test that could occur any day. The North Korean government led a joint-needs assessment from September 6 to 9, according to the report . Seoul is under pressure to rethink its hardline policy against Pyongyang, which critics say has failed to curb the regime's nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Potash Corp, Agrium to merge to create US$36 billion company
- September 13, 2016

Shareholders of Potash Corp, the world's biggest crop nutrient company by capacity, will get 0.400 common shares of the combined company for each share held. For example, in the second quarter, Potash reported prices of $154 per tonne versus $273 per tonne in the year-ago quarter. The merged companies expect to build the company, which would have $20.6-billion in combined revenues this year, by ramping up production of potash and nitrogen-based fertilizer while increasing the scale of ... (more...)
Sports Direct pledge on hours and pay after working practices review
- September 13, 2016

On Tuesday, Sports Direct announced a raft of measures aimed at addressing concerns over working practices at its Shirebrook warehouse. But his position is safe because Mike Ashley - who owns 55% of the firm - backed him. Recognisable to many Britons as the owner of Newcastle United soccer club, Ashley often shuns the sharp suits and carefully cultivated images of other top company bosses. (more...)
Fed's Brainard remarks reduce bets of USA rate hike next week
- September 13, 2016

The Japanese yen put in a strong performance on Monday as falling stock markets and rising bond yields caused investors to buy the safe-haven currency. Retail giant Wal-Mart rose $1.66, or 2.4 percent, to $71.96 and toothpaste maker Colgate-Palmolive gained $1.82, or 2.6 percent, to $72.68. Such prospect pushed the dollar index.DXY slightly higher on Monday, marking the fourth straight day of gains, while oil prices tumbled almost 2 percent also amid worries of oversupply. (more...)
Central Michigan-Oklahoma State officiating crew draw suspensions Central Michigan-Oklahoma State officiating crew draw suspensions
- September 13, 2016

Officials for nonconference games are determined by the schools as part of a contractual agreement. The play was for quarterback Mason Rudolph to simply heave the ball as far as he could out of bounds to let the last few seconds expire. Besides, the wild finish in Stillwater, Okla., befit a day that was short on marquee matchups but highly entertaining in its own way. The record is 10, held by the SEC. (more...)
China August investment growth steady, industrial output beats expectations China August investment growth steady, industrial output beats expectations
- September 13, 2016

Industrial output rose 6.3 per cent in August, surprising analysts who had expected growth of 6.1 per cent. The bounce in August's output from a sharp decline in July follows the Group of 20 leaders meeting in China, which wrapped up September 5 with a plan to to establish a global forum to deal with oversupply. (more...)
Brussels Wants To Force Brits To Apply For Visas To Visit Europe
- September 13, 2016

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "Theresa May has said ending freedom of movement was her priority, but presumably this was not what she had in mind". He told the British Irish Association Conference in Oxford the challenges of Brexit must also be met. "I wouldn't necessarily say what it means to do with the single market, but what I would say is we have to work out how we can do that, while promoting and protecting the economy". (more...)
Will Starbucks (SBUX) Stock Be Helped by Teavana Asia Launch? Will Starbucks (SBUX) Stock Be Helped by Teavana Asia Launch?
- September 13, 2016

Starbucks announced Monday that it will be introducing its Teavana brand in "more than 6,200" stores in China and Asia-Pacific, essentially all its locations in the region. Tea is a $125 billion global business and is the second-most consumed beverage in the world behind water, according to a company statement. On the menu: black tea with ruby grapefruit and honey, iced shaken hibiscus tea with pomegranate pearls - a more complex recipe than what is being offered such as herbal tea and ... (more...)
Energy Infrastructure Firms Enbridge And Spectra Enter $28B Merger
- September 13, 2016

Spectra Energy shareholders would receive 0.984 shares of the combined company for each share of common stock they own. The takeover comes amid a wave of consolidation in the pipeline industry, after lower oil and natural gas prices have diminished demand for shipments and as building new projects becomes increasingly hard because of local opposition. (more...)
Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty in emissions scandal
- September 13, 2016

Liang's plea bargain obliges him to cooperate with the USA government in its investigations. The German automaker has already agreed to spend up to $16 billion to address state, environmental, and customer claims. So instead, they programmed and installed software that would recognize when the vehicle was being tested for emissions level, and manipulate the Volkswagen car's emissions accordingly. (more...)
Samsung share price dives after Galaxy Note 7 phone recall
- September 13, 2016

Earlier this month, the Korean electronics giant said it would recall all the 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 units sold worldwide and replace them with a new one. On Friday, Samsung Electronics America asked Note 7 owners to shut off their phones and exchange them for another device. "We sincerely thank our customers for their understanding and patience", the statement added. (more...)
Donald Trump to release health details
- September 13, 2016

Mrs Clinton was taken ill on Sunday at a 9/11 memorial ceremony and cancelled a campaign trip to California. Campaign aides said it was Clinton's decision to attend weekend fundraisers and the Sunday ceremony, despite Friday's diagnosis. (more...)
Man who attempted to assassinate former President Reagan released from psychiatric hospital
- September 13, 2016

Elizabeths Hospital had been discharged. AFP/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: This 30 March 1981 file photo shows John Hinckley Jr . Hinckley, 61, is moving in with his elderly mother in a gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he has been making increasingly long furlough visits in recent years under the watchful eyes of the U.S. (more...)
Sensex tanks 546 points on global sell-off over Fed rate concern
- September 13, 2016

The gauge had lost 248.03 points in the previous session on Friday. The Fed's FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) will meet on September 20-21. Sentiment suffered a jolt following a meltdown in global equities on renewed speculation about a possible U.S. (more...)
Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia, cancels California trip
- September 13, 2016

Clinton's departure from the event was not witnessed by the reporters who travel with her campaign and aides provided no information about why she left or her whereabouts for almost two hours. Drumpf - who also attended the 9/11 ceremony - was uncharacteristically silent on Twitter about Clinton's illness, as both took a break from formal campaigning to mark the somber day. (more...)
Liberal throne speech expected to propose some relief from high hydro rates
- September 13, 2016

It was just nine months ago that Ontario scrapped the Clean Energy Benefit, which provided a 10-per-cent reduction on all parts of electricity bills, including the HST. PC Raymond Cho, a longtime Toronto city councillor, will be sworn in Monday and take his seat in the legislature for the first time. Building upon the 56,000 new daycare spaces in the past three years, the Liberals pledged Monday to fund an additional 100,000 licensed spaces over the next five years. (more...)

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