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Retailer Gap apologises for T-shirts with 'incorrect' map of China

Gap Inc. issued an apology Tuesday after upsetting internet users in China for printing a map of their country on one of its T-shirts that didn't include Taiwan . The shirt could not be found on Gap websites and it wasn't clear whether it was still being sold in shops in some countries. All three companies have since apologized.

The Dual-Citizenship Contagion Promises 5 of Australia Longer Performed

Five by-elections that will result from the latest turmoil yesterday create opportunities for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's conservative coalition to increase its single-seat majority in the House of Representatives, where parties need a majority to govern.

Guy Has Eaten 30K Big Macs

And that in turn would work out to consuming 1.786 Big Macs every single day since the Nixon administration. "You can't take Big Macs in front of the inmates", he said. In 2006, he crossed the finish line of the San Diego marathon with his 21,387th Big Mac in hand. Gorske has appeared on the "Rachael Ray Show ", "Jimmy Kimmel", " Lopez Tonight ", "I've Got a Secret", " Oprah " and " Inside Edition ".

Apple shares hit record after Buffett increases investment

Moreover, he also said that if you look at the company, it probably earns almost twice as much as the 2nd most profitable firm in the US. The Apple purchase, which would have cost between $11 billion and $14 billion, adds to the nearly 170 million shares that Berkshire Hathaway owned at the end of 2017, when it was already Buffett's biggest shareholding.

Xiaomi's Hong Kong IPO expected to raise at least $10 billion

Hong Kong has changed the rule to accommodate shares of different classes and Xiaomi seems to be the first large company to take advantage of the same. Xiaomi made headlines in 2014 when it became the world's most valuable startup . It looked destined to become an industry laughing stock, with market share sinking to fifth in China and seventh place globally, according to IDC .

Were Analysts Bullish Aggreko Plc (LON:AGK) This Week?

The stock increased 1.48% or GBX 6.7 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 460.2. About 677,087 shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 24.68% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Tuesday, November 21 by Panmure Gordon. Listed here are Laird PLC (LON:LRD) PTs and latest ratings. It dived, as 36 investors sold Pets at Home Group Plc shares while 43 reduced holdings.

Ford to stop selling sedans in North America by 2020

The company expects its profit margin in North America to rise to 10 percent by 2020, Shanks said . Since Ford recently refreshed its Fusion sedan for the second time, that auto will stick around the longest-at least for the next couple of years, according to company spokesman Said Deep.

Bergner's liquidation sale begins; impact on retail jobs uncertain

All sales during the liquidation sales are final, unless there is a defect that wasn't obvious at the time of purchase. While speaking about this bid, the CEO of Bon-Ton stores Mr. The cards themselves soon will be closed, the company's statement said. "This is one of my favorite places to shop", she said, citing the quality of the merchandise and the variety, from dresses to athletic wear.

OPCW inspectors to be allowed in to Douma

But "strangers entered as we were in a state of chaos and spread a rumour among people there had been a chemical attack, and people became alarmed". The site visit came hours after reports of more worldwide air strikes on Syrian military installations.

Tragic New Details On Southwest Airlines Passenger Jennifer Riordan Cause Of Death

USA aviation authorities are to order inspections of jet engines after a mid-air explosion that punctured an airliner's window, killing a passenger. The directive will require an ultrasonic inspection of fan blades when they reach a fixed number of cycles.

Students need written permission to join national walkout against gun violence

To keep national attention on stopping school violence, students across the country are planning to leave class. Discuss your family's expectations for their actions and behavior on April 20. "I'll probably never forget that". But Columbine was not an anomaly. "The Astroturf nature of the anti-gun walkout, with lots of money coming in from politically well-connected, national organizations and celebrities along with the media and school support definitely helped with their turnout", she ...

African Superstar On PFA Player Of The Year Shortlist

Recall that Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante won the 2016/2017 Player of the Year award, with Tottenham's Dele Alli was voted Young Player of the Year . Steve Nicol explains why Mohamed Salah deserves player-of-the-year accolades over Kevin De Bruyne , despite Manchester City running away with the Premier League.

Raid on Trump's Lawyer Sought Records on 'Access Hollywood' Tape

Cohen's counsel to conduct a review of the documents in the first instance and produce to the government all responsive, non-privileged items". Trump's threats to fire Mueller or the deputy attorney general overseeing the investigation, Rod Rosenstein, grew louder this week when the FBI raided Cohen's home, hotel room and office on Monday.

VW board to decide on new HR chief at Friday meeting

Volkswagen replaced Mueller after he failed to refocus the group's portfolio of auto brands, a key pillar of "Strategy 2025" to transform the company into a leader in cleaner cars after the diesel emissions scandal of 2015. The automaker's share price has since recovered, but some lawsuits are still pending. Volkswagen on Tuesday said Mr Mueller had expressed his general willingness to participate in a management overhaul, and it was still to be determined whether efforts to develop a ...

Uber tries to extend reach, DC users can now rent bikes

That service will be offered beginning later this month - but only in San Francisco for now, Uber said. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are investigating the incident.

Germany on verge of knocking out Spain from Davis Cup

Nadal's coach Carlos Moya recently revealed Nadal is still not 100% fit, going into the match against Germany, but admits a couple of wins will give him the confidence needed ahead of his return to the ATP Tour. "It's positive, winning in straight sets". Lucas Pouille's five-set win over Andreas Seppi in Genoa was followed by Fabio Fognini coming from behind to beat Jeremy Chardy in four.

Gender pay gap in Thurrock organisations revealed

If a company has a large gender pay gap, it's generally a reflection of the fact there are still more men in senior and/or well-paying roles. Commenting on bonus pay gaps, Sam said, "In many cases bonus pay gaps - some which are more than double the gender pay gap - simply can not be justified".

Are we in a trade war yet?

The broad-based S&P 500 gained 30.25 points (1.16 per cent) to 2,644.69, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 100.83 points (1.45 per cent) to 7,042.11. Zarit said he still hopes Washington and Beijing will not follow through on their threats. "This is about holding to the laws and the customs of free trade and holding violators to account", he said.

Reports of active shooter at YouTube HQ

He said he saw blood on the floors and stairs. Four other people were taken to area hospitals for treatment, and at least one is in critical condition. YouTube staff stand outside the building with their hands up after evacuating their office amid reports of an active shooter. YouTube parent company Google tweeted: "YouTube situation, we are coordinating with authorities and will provide official information here from Google and YouTube as it becomes available".

Donald Trump slams Amazon for paying 'no taxes'

To comply with federal law, the Postal Service in 2017 had to generate at least $1.6 billion in income from its "competitive nonpostal services", which includes Amazon package deliveries . Sellers on the marketplace determine whether they collect taxes on sales or not. "And as a result, companies like Amazon can buy and sell good without having to pay basic retail taxes that your stores and your convenience stores and all the folks around, when you walk out of the studio over there and grab ...

Action will be taken against armed rallies: Mamata Banerjee

On her inability to meet Congress leader Sonia Gandhi , the Trinamool chief said they will meet once the Chairperson on Congress Parliamentary party recovers from her ill health. However, it was not clear whether she will also meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi . "We celebrate all kinds of festivals and rituals starting from Durga Puja to Ramadan and Christmas but always maintain peace and harmony", she claimed.

U.S. stocks end volatile day lower as Fed lifts rates

The Fed has said it expects to raise interest rates a total of three times this year, and one of the key debates on Wall Street is whether it will wind up increasing rates three times or four. Currently, US inflation is running at 2.2% (for the year to February) which is slightly above the Fed's target of 2%. Normally, a hike in interest rate in the United States does not augur well for the emerging markets and commodities.

Video Of Uber's Self-Driving Car Killing Pedestrian Released

Wednesday I wrote about a fatal crash in Tempe , Arizona involving an autonomous Uber vehicle. This image made from video Sunday, March 18, 2018, of a mounted camera provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an exterior view moments before an Uber SUV hit a woman in Tempe , Ariz.

Bumped passenger scores $10K flight voucher after Twitter tirade

It was a happy ending for Preiss, who cracked wise about other recent publicized tales of United Airlines travel gone awry. The United agent subsequently told Preiss she could offer her up to a $10,000 voucher. United confirmed in an email on Friday that "yes, we issued" Preiss "this voucher per our policy". She was later told that she was bumped because there was a broken seat on the plane.

High-flying Buffalo ousts third-seeded Florida State

Just when the spectators at Bridgestone Arena had processed (or not) No. 7 seed Nevada's deeply implausible comeback from a 22-point deficit with 11 minutes left on No. Gonzaga led by 11 at the half but trailed 67-62 with 6:02 to play before a 16-2 run gave them a nine point lead with 1:52 to go. They led 56-44 with 10:42 left, and a free throw by Trevon Bluiett gave them a 66-57 edge.

Weak trade continues; Sensex below 33k-mark on CAD, Fed hike worries

Vedanta was down around 7 per cent in early morning trading. The Sensex shrugged of its early losses, with IT and telecom stocks leading the recovery, and touched high of 33,102.74. D B Realty (down 4.93%), Sobha (down 2.99%), Parsvnath Developers (down 2.5%), Anant Raj (down 2.47%), Oberoi Realty (down 2.08%), Prestige Estates Projects (down 1.94%), Phoenix Mills (down 1.64%), Sunteck Realty (down 1.16%), Peninsula Land (down 0.87%), Mahindra Lifespace Developers (down ...

Amazon shares fall; tech giant considering Toys 'R' Us locations?

That combination is looked at by some as an issue, as it means less young people are part of the economy and theoretically hinders stores like Toys "R" Us. If a purchase goes through, online competition will have officially ended Toys R Us. There are now more than 700 hundred stores across the country and earlier this year 180 of them began the liquidation process.

India issues note verbale after High Commission officials 'aggressively followed' in Pakistan

Islamabad's decision came in the backdrop of India issuing another note verbale - a form of written diplomatic protest - to Pakistan on the alleged harassment of Indian High Commission officials on Saturday. The Pakistan Foreign Ministry claimed that the staff and their families have been facing "harassment, intimidation and outright violence" from Indian state agencies in recent weeks.

Red State Dems Can't Love Trump, So They Love His Tariffs Instead

China now runs a $375 billion trade surplus with the US and Trump asked President Xi Xinping's economic advisers how to reduce this disparity during Xinping's recent visit. "Prices will go down, which is good for the [infrastructure program] 'Build, Build, Build, '" Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez told reporters on March 9.

United mistakenly flies Kansas-bound dog to Japan

On United Flight 1284 from Houston to NY on Monday, a woman who was flying with children and a small dog was pressured by a flight attendant to put her dog in overhead storage during the 3-1/2 hour flight. The US Transportation Department "is looking into the circumstances" of the dog's death, an agency spokeswoman said Wednesday. When she found out, the passenger said the attendant "seemed frazzled and shocked".