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John Deere labor agreement is official John Deere labor agreement is official
- October 05, 2015

Terms of the agreement will not be released to the public, Golden said. The previous six-year master labor contract expired at midnight September 30. John Deere has Iowa plants in Ankeny, Cedar Falls, Dubuque, the Quad Cities, and Ottumwa. (more...)
Childish Gambino Booed Off Stage After Brutal Performance Childish Gambino Booed Off Stage After Brutal Performance
- October 05, 2015

He eventually took to the mic, but unimpressed attendees heckled and chanted obscenities during a falsetto performance before he left the stage. In a wider statement the Cambridge said they jumped at the chance to bring Gambino to Newcastle. (more...)
Porsche's Mueller to succeed Winterkorn as VW Group CEO — News reports Porsche's Mueller to succeed Winterkorn as VW Group CEO — News reports
- October 05, 2015

Mueller will be tasked with guiding Volkswagen through a growing crisis over the use of a " defeat device " that was created to fool regulators. Shares in Volkswagen opened 4.6 per cent higher on the Frankfurt stock exchange today, a day after the German auto giant's chief executive resigned in the wake of the massive pollution scandal . (more...)
Mortgage rates decrease slightly Mortgage rates decrease slightly
- October 05, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Commerce Department says spending on USconstruction projects rose 0.7 percent in August to the highest point in more than seven years, fueled by home building and government projects. The short term 15 year loans have been quoted at 3.000 % today and an Aprilof 3.279 %. The majority of panelists - 56 percent - expect mortgage rates to remain more or less unchanged over the next week, and 22 percent forecast mortgage rates will decline. (more...)
Chick-fil-A opening 3-story restaurant in New York City
- October 04, 2015

Like every other new location, people are expected to be camping out in front waiting for the grand opening. On Tuesday, Glendale police tweeted out a photo showing people camped out in tents and perched under umbrellas to sleep comfortably throughout the night and stay cool under the Sunday. (more...)
Elon Musk, SolarCity Reveal 'World's Most Efficient' Rooftop Solar Panel Elon Musk, SolarCity Reveal 'World's Most Efficient' Rooftop Solar Panel
- October 04, 2015

Third-party testing measured the SolarCity panel's efficiency at 22.04 percent, the company said . SolarCity's new panel which the company'  reports were created via a proprietary process that significantly reduces the manufacturing cost relative to other high-efficiency technologies is the same size as standard efficiency solar panels, but produces 30-40% more power. (more...)
Peyton Manning drops a few heavy 'Bad News Bears' quotes Peyton Manning drops a few heavy 'Bad News Bears' quotes
- October 03, 2015

But it's impossible to overlook the dark side of a frightful mistake. Two of our runners have nearly reached first base and we did hit 17 hit foul balls. "Throwing to him five times tells you the confidence that I have in him". "I'm at fault", Caldwell said. He Brett Favre as the only players in National Football League history with at least 6,000 completions. (more...)
What Drivers Should Know About Volkswagen What Drivers Should Know About Volkswagen
- October 03, 2015

VW said the diesel vehicles include 508,276 Volkswagen cars, 393,450 Audis, 76,773 Seats, 131,569 Škodas and 79,838 Volkswagen commercial vehicles. The cars will be refitted to remove the software, though the company didn't provide details on how the fix will allow the cars to conform to emissions standards or affect performance and mileage. (more...)
Happy 80th Birthday, Julie Andrews! Happy 80th Birthday, Julie Andrews!
- October 03, 2015

Andrews still works and experienced another career revival by starring in Disney's Princess Diaries movies. Then, ABC News reported that Julie Andrews' publicist Gene Schwam said the actress was "emotionally devastated" by the loss of her incredible voice, although she had been picked up to do various other projects, including writing children's books and acting. (more...)
Yahoo To Go Ahead With Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Stake Spinoff Yahoo To Go Ahead With Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Stake Spinoff
- October 02, 2015

Since January, CEO Marissa Mayer had been selling to shareholders an elaborate restructuring plan that would allow Yahoo to offload its stake in Alibaba without incurring any taxes by transferring the shares to a new entity. Yahoo's Monday filing noted that the company will seek a favorable ruling from its legal team at Skadden, Arps, Slate, and Meagher & Flom LLP. With an aim to get more users on Yahoo's website, the Company is investing more to revive its core online advertising ... (more...)
Aldi is launching online shopping in 2016 taking on Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda
- October 02, 2015

Aldi said its operating profit fell to 260.3 million pounds ($395.2 million) in 2014, down from 271.4 million pounds in the previous year. Rumours of Aldi's move into the ecommerce space first surfaced earlier this year in the German press, reporting that the UK would be an ideal initial expansion, as it had grown quickly to make up nearly five percent of the company's total sales. (more...)
Lance Armstrong settles lawsuit with promoter Lance Armstrong settles lawsuit with promoter
- October 01, 2015

In recent days Armstrong has however been successful in limiting the number of questions lawyers acting on behalf of former team mate Floyd Landis can ask him regarding his doping. He told USA TODAY Sports after the confession that the 2006 settlement with SCA was forever binding and that "no athlete ever, to my understanding, has ever gone back and paid back his compensation". (more...)
Consumers Clueless on Key Social Security Benefits: FPA, AARP Survey Consumers Clueless on Key Social Security Benefits: FPA, AARP Survey
- September 30, 2015

Only about 4 percent of men and 3 percent of women wait until they are 70 to claim their benefits. While 88 percent are aware that waiting until their full retirement age to collect (either 66 or 67 for the individuals surveyed) would increase their benefit amount, only 5 percent know the degree to which those benefits would increase by waiting additional years-25 percent to 30 percent, depending on their birth year. (more...)
Kraton Performance Polymers buys specialty material supplier Arizona Chemical
- September 30, 2015

Kraton Performance Polymers is making a billion-dollar move into renewable specialty chemicals. The fact that Kraton and Arizona Chemical have such a highly complementary market focus, coupled with a shared business philosophy fundamentally premised on product differentiation and portfolio shift to drive improved profitability, is what makes this such a compelling combination, Kraton Chairman Dan Smith said. (more...)
Lenovo IdeaPad vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Battle! Lenovo IdeaPad vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Battle!
- September 30, 2015

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is expected to be released alongside the new Windows 10 smartphone flagships and the Microsoft Band 2 on October 6. Specs wise, it includes a 10.2-inch, 308 pixel per inch display that's powered by an Nvidia Tegra chipset. (more...)
Mike Ashley's Sports Direct takes major stake in Findel Mike Ashley's Sports Direct takes major stake in Findel
- September 30, 2015

Off the back of today's news, shares at Findel increased 11.6% in early trading. A person close to Sports Direct said that the stake had been bought for strategic reasons and the company "looked forward to working with Findel's management as a supportive shareholder". (more...)
Modi pays visit to Tesla Motors
- September 29, 2015

A group of Tesla owners have questioned whether the power figure of the Model S P85D is accurate. Dressed in beige with a light brown Nehru jacket, Modi wore a bright orange shawl which is both the signature BJP colour, as well as a flash of warm colour in the cold winter morning.In this picture, he is seen in the center with Obama on his left, as first lady Michelle Obama stands beside them, on January,25, 2015. (more...)
Audi Recall: Full List of Models Affected by Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Audi Recall: Full List of Models Affected by Volkswagen Emissions Scandal
- September 29, 2015

On 28 September, German prosecutors opened an investigation into former CEO Winterkorn and other executives at VW on suspicion of fraud in connection with the emissions scandal . Last week, when Mr. Winterkorn stepped down , he said he accepts "responsibility for the irregularities" but said he wasn't aware of any wrongdoing on his part. (more...)
Carly Fiorina Shows Poise and amusing Bone on 'Tonight Show' Carly Fiorina Shows Poise and amusing Bone on 'Tonight Show'
- September 28, 2015

She proved her singing chops on a dogged version of " Rock Around the Clock " after Fallon pressed her about the fact she sings similar songs to her grandchildren, noted NBC News . Former President Bill Clinton famously played the saxophone on "The Arsenio Hall Show" in 1992, and Fiorina rival Donald Trump used it to poke fun at himself earlier this month. (more...)
Porsche 911 GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition Revealed Porsche 911 GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition Revealed
- September 27, 2015

The Rennsport Reunion V logo is embossed on the center console. The Rennsport Reunion Edition starts with the bundle of options from the GTS model and adds a gray, black, and red color scheme inside and out. Inside the 911 Carrera GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition, both the Carbon Fiber dashboard trim above the glove compartment as well as the illuminated door-sill guards in Carbon Fiber display the designation of the special model. (more...)