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That price is 9 cents below the national average, but 33 cents above the $2.24 price recorded one year ago. Average metro area gas prices have been under $3 per gallon since November 2014. Gas prices increased after the Energy Information Administration's latest weekly report that showed gasoline stocks dropped by 1.1 million barrels last week, according to AAA.
  • BP signs battery storage deal with Tesla for United States wind farm

    BP signs battery storage deal with Tesla for United States wind farm

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    Atria Investments Llc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 9,272 shares. Apriem Advsr has 3,423 shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. shares while 156 reduced holdings. Analysts expect Tesla , Inc. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $8.84.
  • Iceland to ban palm oil in own-brand products

    Iceland to ban palm oil in own-brand products

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    In Indonesia and Malaysia, where expanding palm oil and wood pulp plantations are the biggest driver of deforestation many species are being threatened with extinction, including the orangutan , already critically endangered. The production of palm oil became a serious cause for concern around 2010, when demand seemed to increase dramatically. There are organisations dedicated to finding ways of producing palm oil more ethically and sustainably and a growing number of players in the ...
  • IRS warns of tax deadline scams

    IRS warns of tax deadline scams

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    Still, the deadline is creeping up. So, if you think, maybe there is something behind this story that possibly is legitimate, all you need to do is hang up the phone and look up the IRS's phone number and call them directly. While you must report taxable gains on any realized bitcoin transaction, the IRS also gives you a bit of relief and the potential for a tax break.
  • Air India employees protest for 30 minutes against airline's privatisation

    Air India employees protest for 30 minutes against airline's privatisation

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    He further added that the government meant to make the divestment process to the "earliest" and asserted that Air India's operations would not be split in the bidding process. Tata Group and Turkey's Celebi Aviation Holdings, have expressed interest in buying some of Air India's operations. The government proposes to sell 76% of Air India along with low-fare subsidiary Air India Express and a 50% stake in AISATS, a ground handling joint venture with Singapore Airport Terminal Services ...
  • Bayer-Monsanto Deal Said to Clear US Justice Hurdles

    Bayer-Monsanto Deal Said to Clear US Justice Hurdles

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    M&R Capital Management Inc owns 1,243 shs or 0.03% of their USA capital. Funds hold 317.44 million shares thus 1.24% less from 2017Q3's 321.42 million shares. They presently have a $119.00 target price on the basic materials company's stock. Monsanto has $128.0 highest and $12800 lowest target. Moreover, Manufacturers Life Ins The has 0.08% invested in Monsanto Company ( NYSE : MON ) for 669,819 shares.
  • Wenger in a Welbeck wonderland after win

    Wenger in a Welbeck wonderland after win

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    Danny Welbeck has insisted that he will focus on giving his all for Arsenal in the remaining weeks of the season after boosting his World Cup hopes with a brace in the 3-2 win against Southampton . "I know when I get the opportunities in front of goal I will put them away - apart from the one I put over!" The Gunners travel to Russian Federation looking to secure their place in the semi-finals of Europe's second tier club competition after their 4-1 win over CSKA Moscow in the ...
  • Wall Street Rises on Softer US Stance on China Trade

    Wall Street Rises on Softer US Stance on China Trade

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    Goldman Sachs was the biggest boost to the Dow, while gains in Apple shares led the S&P 500 . And for now they look just fine. U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday after U.S. Trump echoed Kudlow's sentiment in a Twitter post that said any tariffs would be reciprocal and that he saw a "Great future for both countries!" The Japanese yen weakened 0.02 percent versus the greenback to 106.94 per dollar, while Sterling last traded at $1.4132, up 0.30 percent on the day.
  • Uber takes a ride with bike-sharing app Jump Bikes

    Uber takes a ride with bike-sharing app Jump Bikes

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    But Monday's announcement paves the way for expansion of the Uber Bike program into other markets. That partnership saw JUMP integrating their service through the Uber app, taking advantage of Uber's years of data, Global Positioning System and mapping to offer an effective and efficient way to locate a bright red JUMP e-bike.
  • China Asks US Businesses for Help to Stop Trump's Trade War

    China Asks US Businesses for Help to Stop Trump's Trade War

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    Mnuchin noted that the USA tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods represent about 10 percent of imports from that country, while China's retaliation amounts to 38 percent of U.S. trade relationship sponsored by the Chinese Embassy in Washington. Hopefully, Trump's negotiation efforts will succeed and he will gain enough concessions to de-escalate this trade war.
  • Facebook CEO to Speak on the Hill

    Facebook CEO to Speak on the Hill

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    Facebook , which has 2.1 billion monthly active users worldwide, said on Sunday it plans to begin on Monday telling users whose data may have been shared with Cambridge Analytica . Crabill says people can go to their settings, click on ads, your information, and hit categories. "We don't want more apologies, we want information and accountability - and not just in connection with Cambridge Analytica ", Electronic Frontier Foundation's Legal Director Corynne McSherry told ABC News.