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Rushden-based plastic packaging firm agrees to £3.3bn offer

Rushden-based plastic packaging firm agrees to £3.3bn offer

Royal London Asset Management said it was "very surprised and somewhat disappointed" with the 782p-per-share cash offer from Apollo that RPC recommended to shareholders this week. 'In July I stated that differing investor views on the appropriate level of gearing was constraining the group's ability to pursue opportunities for growth and, as such, putting pressure on RPC's valuation'. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mark Zuckerberg killed a goat and served it to Jack Dorsey ... cold

Mark Zuckerberg killed a goat and served it to Jack Dorsey ... cold

He added: "He kills it with a laser gun and then the knife". Instead of spending hours on the platform, Dorsey said, he wants users to walk away feeling like they learned something new. I don't know if it went back in the oven. "I don't have an issue with anything people choose to eat, but I do think they should take responsibility and be thankful for what they eat rather than trying to ignore where it came from". Consulte Mais Informação

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Google commits to first ever solar power agreement in Asia

Google commits to first ever solar power agreement in Asia

The PPA is a collaboration between Google , the government, and several Taiwanese energy companies including Diode Ventures, Taiyen Green Energy, J&V Energy, and New Green Power . "Our inaugural renewable energy project in Asia is an encouraging example of what's possible when forward-thinking government officials, local stakeholders and companies work together for a brighter future". Consulte Mais Informação

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Memos: Facebook allowed 'friendly fraud' to profit from kids

Memos: Facebook allowed 'friendly fraud' to profit from kids

According to Reveal News' summary, the children individually spent hundreds and in some cases thousands of dollars on games such as Angry Birds , Fruit Ninja, Barn Buddy, and Petville from 2010 to 2014. Over the past year, Facebook's ethical violations have been numerous and widespread . All 135 documents were published in a report from Reveal from The Center of Investigative Reporting. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low Despite Federal Shutdown

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low Despite Federal Shutdown

The surprise drop indicates how reluctant employers are to fire workers, with the strength overshadowing the shutdown affecting one-quarter of the government. Other estimates included Hawaii, Kansas, North Dakota and West Virginia. Initial claims were the lowest since November 1969. The decline came despite a spike in USA government workers filing for unemployment benefits amid the longest government shutdown in history. Consulte Mais Informação

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Adelaide breaks temperature record hitting 46.2 degrees - PM

Adelaide breaks temperature record hitting 46.2 degrees - PM

Tens of thousands of homes in Australia's Melbourne city were without power on Friday due to a heatwave that has seen temperatures soar to record-breaking highs. Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Twitter that the extreme heat is shifting towards the southeast part of the country, with large areas expected to have temperatures over 100 degrees into the weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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Draghi Sounds Economic Alarm as Risks Tilt to Downside: Full Briefing

Draghi Sounds Economic Alarm as Risks Tilt to Downside: Full Briefing

However, it soon recovered. On whether the ECB could provide new loans to banks, called Long-Term Refinancing Operations or LTROs, Draghi said several policymakers had raised the issue but that no decision was taken. The euro, which has traded in a range of $1.12 to $1.16 for the past three months, weakened as investors questioned whether the European Central Bank would be able to raise interest rates this year, as its current guidance indicates. Consulte Mais Informação

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No Pipeline, No Problem as Canadian Oil Hits the Railroad

No Pipeline, No Problem as Canadian Oil Hits the Railroad

Washington signaled it could impose sanctions on Venezuela's crude exports as Caracas descends further into political and economic turmoil. The threat to reduce supplies supported futures prices. Global oil markets are still well supplied, however, thanks in part to a spike in U.S. output. USA imports of Canadian crude surged to a record 4.06 million barrels a day last week, according to the preliminary Energy Information Administration data. Consulte Mais Informação

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Walmart to hire hundreds of truck drivers, raise salary to nearly $90000

Walmart to hire hundreds of truck drivers, raise salary to nearly $90000

The retailer says, on average, its drivers will make about 89 cents per mile - or $87,500 per year. Companies are competing for the best drivers as a shortage of truckers in the USA persists. Walmart's supply chain division introduced the events in August to step up its hiring efforts. Now, Walmart drivers in the state will be paid up to $1 every time they arrive at a destination and drop their trailer. Consulte Mais Informação

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General Mills flour recall: What you need to know

General Mills flour recall: What you need to know

No other types of Gold Medal Flour are impacted by the recall. Properly cook or bake food made with flour. For more information on the recall, visit General Mills' website at this link . Consumers are asked to check their pantries and dispose of the flour. Symptoms include fever, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain. It typically lasts four to seven days, with patients able to recover without medical intervention. Consulte Mais Informação

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China Retail Market is Expanding

China Retail Market is Expanding

China may overtake the United States as the world's biggest retail market this year, according to a report published on January 23, 2019 by research firm eMarketer. However, the biggest growth will be in the e-commerce sector in the country - which has been growing in leaps and bounds over the past few years. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba smashed records a year ago, making some $30.8 billion (213.5 billion yuan) during the 24-hour shopping event, beating Amazon's Prime Day, as well as both ... Consulte Mais Informação

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