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And just in time as kids under 12 can get a free hot chocolate when it rains. Such menu additions are routine at most fast-food chains which often break out new creations and discounts at the start of a new year. According to a statement, it's more of a return. Hot cocoa is the chain's first significant menu change since it added lemonade to the menu 15 years ago.
  • Plattsburgh, Rutland Kmart stores slated to close

    Plattsburgh, Rutland Kmart stores slated to close

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    The Kmart stores in Bristol and Johnson City have already shut down as part of this process. The St. Clair Shores store listed 127 associates when it announced the layoffs. Unclear is how the struggling retailer performed during the holiday season. In October, Whirlpool Corp (WHR.N), one of Sears' biggest vendors, said it would stop supplying some big name-brand appliances to the department store chain.
  • Downtown Miami Macy's Closing Along With Other Stores Nationally

    Downtown Miami Macy's Closing Along With Other Stores Nationally

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    Macy's closed a store at the West Manchester Mall in West Manchester Township, York County in 2014. The closings are part of a plan announced in 2016 to close 100 stores. "We have nearly 90,000 people - majority are young between the ages of 25 and 44, and so they're kind of looking for different kinds of experiences than say what you'd be traditionally looking for", Robertson said.
  • Australia aims to become world's number one medicinal cannabis supplier

    Australia aims to become world's number one medicinal cannabis supplier

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    The growth of weed Down Under is still relatively small as recreational use still remains illegal. But the government hopes domestic medicinal use - legalised past year - and exports will rapidly boost production. Australian cannabis stocks surged following the government's announcement, with Auscann jumping more than 50% and rivals, including the Hydroponics Co.
  • Government finalises contours for issuance of electoral bonds

    Government finalises contours for issuance of electoral bonds

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    He said the Electoral Bond would be a bearer instrument in the nature of a Promissory Note and interest free banking instrument. Any citizen of India or a body incorporated in India would be entitled to buy the bond. The Electoral bonds will not carry the name of payee or buyer. "Today when cash is given, the source of the money is not known, the donor is not known, where it is spent is not known", Jaitley said.
  • Bitcoin may be struggling - but ethereum just posted a fresh all-time high

    Bitcoin may be struggling - but ethereum just posted a fresh all-time high

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    Just over a third of that volume has been generate on South Korea's leading exchange, Bithumb, where the Ripple price has soared to over $2.70. It's worthy remembering that at the start of December Ripple was trading at $0.23. The rise is also attracting some of the biggest exchange companies in the world. This is rather common in the world of cryptocurrencies, mind you, but it's something to be wary of at all times.
  • Mystery victor of €39m jackpot still hasn't claimed prize

    Mystery victor of €39m jackpot still hasn't claimed prize

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    The victor has not yet come forward and the National Lottery has appealed to all people to check their tickets. She said: "Nobody has come forward yet and we are now appealing to players in the Dublin region who bought a EuroMillions ticket last week to check their numbers to see if they are eligible to claim a cool €38,906,715".
  • Cold weather causing gas prices to rise

    Cold weather causing gas prices to rise

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    More than 80% (41) of the 50 states experienced gas price increases last week. That's also up a penny from a month ago and 14 cents from a year ago. Today's average gas price in San Diego County is 5.2 cents lower than a month ago but 4.2 cents more than one week ago and 31.6 cents higher than on this date previous year.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

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    Analysts await Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . ( NYSE: VRX ) has grabbed attention from the analysts when it experienced a change of -1.80% in the last trading session to close at $20.78. Its up 0.25, from 1.58 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 44 investors sold Global Positioning System shares while 144 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes.
  • SBI minimum balance controversy: Bank breaks silence

    SBI minimum balance controversy: Bank breaks silence

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    This may not make a huge impact on the bank but will help a large number of customers who have borrowed loans at base rate (prior to April 2016). Failing to maintain the required monthly average balance or minimum balance attracts a penalty.
  • Old Republic International Corp Boosted Qualcomm INC (QCOM) Stake

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    Horseman Capital Management Ltd who had been investing in Yy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.13 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $154.68. Instinet downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, January 23 report. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, July 23 by Oppenheimer.