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Business Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Is Saturday, May 12th
Author: 0 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Is Saturday, May 12th

Residents find a blue plastic bag in their mail in the week leading up to the drive - this year it's this Saturday , so keep an eye out this week - that they can then fill with nonperishable food items for donations. A Stamp Out Hunger kick-off event will take place at 8:30AM on Thursday, May 10, at the Naperville USPS at 1750 W. Ogden Avenue. On Saturday help is needed at the food bank and the dock at the Post Office to help sort the bags of food that come in.

Business NEET: NHRC issues notice to TN govt
Author: 0 NEET: NHRC issues notice to TN govt

As per the procedure, biometric fingerprints of all students appearing for the exam were taken at the time of entering and leaving from the exam hall. Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan on tweeted on Friday. The number of cities this year were 136 and it hosted 2,255 examination centres . As compared to previous year, a total of 13,26,725 students sat for the exam across various centres .

Business Takeda Strikes $62B Deal to Acquire Rare Disease Drug Maker Shire
Author: 0 Takeda Strikes $62B Deal to Acquire Rare Disease Drug Maker Shire

Shire's shares were trading 4 percent up on the previous close at just over 40 pounds by 1230 GMT, still well below the agreed price and indicating that some uncertainty remains. Sequeira said the proposed acquisition of Shire will give Takeda more business in the U.S. More than 30 percent of Takeda's business is in the U.S., but that share will grow to about 50 percent after the purchase.

Business FEDERAL BUDGET 2018: First buyers screwed in Budget
Author: 0 FEDERAL BUDGET 2018: First buyers screwed in Budget

Australia's federal government is expected to announce hefty aged-care and infrastructure spending, and deliver some tax cuts as it reveals its annual budget on Tuesday, May 8. "They want us to have a debate about a possible tax cut in the year 2024". Indeed, over the five months to March 2018 (the most recent published accounts), Australia has remarkably reported a net operating surplus of $1.4 billion!Based on the new budget, the $29.4 billion underlying cash deficit in 2017-18 will ...

Business Grimes Is Dating Elon Musk
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Grimes and Elon Musk made their relationship debut at the 2018 Met Gala on May 7th. This year's Met Gala theme was a Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination theme but Elon had been appropriately "holier-than-thou" when he arrived with a new woman on his arm.

Business Comcast Planning $60B Bid for Fox Assets
Author: 0 Comcast Planning $60B Bid for Fox Assets

The results are further proof that Disney will need to rely more heavily on revenue from outside the television business as cord cutting accelerates and ESPN-Disney's once-great sports powerhouse-sees its fortunes dwindle. It is not clear how receptive he would be to an all-cash offer. Many analysts believe Comcast's bid for Sky is an effort to reduce Fox's assets, overpricing Disney's bid.

Business Uber and NASA sign second Space Act Agreement
Author: 0 Uber and NASA sign second Space Act Agreement

Uber was scheduled to meet with USA transportation and safety officials this week at its second annual Elevate Summit. "Alphabet CEO Larry Page has made significant investments in companies working on flying cars, such as startups Kitty Hawk" Kitty Hawk and Zee Aero.

Business Wenger 'surprised' at job offers as he prepares for Arsenal farewell
Author: 0 Wenger 'surprised' at job offers as he prepares for Arsenal farewell

Arsene Wenger has not ruled out becoming general manager of a club when his Arsenal reign ends, but said he now sees another managerial job as his preferred choice. "The latest conversation I had with Jack, it looks positive for the club", said the outgoing Arsenal boss, according to Sky Sports . "It's the end of a long story for me at Arsenal ".

Business Market Podcast: Nifty, Sensex close higher on positive global cues
Author: 0 Market Podcast: Nifty, Sensex close higher on positive global cues

The BSE Sensex jumped 141.71 points or 0.40 percent at 35,349.85 while the NSE Nifty jumped 24.65 points or 0.23 percent to 10,740.15 in early trade. While, IT and Pharma fell 0.21 per cent and 0.49 per cent, respectively. Losers included, Lupin, Dr Reddy, TCS, Coal India, Cipla, SunPharma, Tech Mahindra and HDFC Bank.

Business Restaurants now required to show calorie counts
Author: 0 Restaurants now required to show calorie counts

Though these calorie savings are small when taken on their own, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says they add up to a "meaningful, incremental step" towards fixing the country's obesity epidemic. Gottlieb said consumers now eat and drink about one-third of their calories away from home. Some establishments already voluntarily posted nutrition information, but those covered by the menu labeling rule have until Monday to comply with the requirements.

Business UC campuses, medical centers brace for 3-day workers strike
Author: 0 UC campuses, medical centers brace for 3-day workers strike

UC Berkeley Sociology Professor Michael Burawoy, who expects to join picket lines this week, says some faculty plan to give student-protestors a chance to make up missed exams. The UC system gave workers a 2 percent raise, but the union said that wasn't enough, KPIX-TV reports. It was also proposed to raise the retirement age to 65 to qualify for full benefits, but this would only apply to those who chose a pension instead of a 401 (k) plan.

Business Pickup truck, plane crash at BWI
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Southwest confirmed an incident to USA TODAY's Today in the Sky blog , saying that there were no injuries to any of the 172 passengers. Oakland International Airport has been chosen by Southwest Airlines as one of the first U.S. ET on Sunday evening and landed at BWI at 12:36 a.m. ET on Monday morning. The circumstances that led to the accident is not yet known. Last week, a window cracked on a flight causing an emergency landing.

Business Capitals aim to end Penguins' elimination-game survival streak
Author: 0 Capitals aim to end Penguins' elimination-game survival streak

Or, they can stick with the game plan that's produced so many good outcomes over the past 28 months. This is obviously a do-or-die situation for the Penguins in an elimination spot, and there is no time for them to be complacent and reflect on their past accomplishments.

Business Software In Fatal Uber Crash Reportedly Recognized Woman, Then Ignored Her
Author: 0 Software In Fatal Uber Crash Reportedly Recognized Woman, Then Ignored Her

A video of the accident shows the car's driver looking away from the accident and the vehicle colliding with the pedestrian without visibly attempting to stop. In this case, the software is believed to have seen the objects. Efrati's sources said that Uber had been "racing" to meet a goal to deploy fully autonomous vehicles on Arizona roads that have no backup drivers and would operate in "good weather" only.

Business Nestle to pay $7.1 billion to Starbuck, to sell its coffee
Author: 0 Nestle to pay $7.1 billion to Starbuck, to sell its coffee

The Swiss company also revealed in its announcement that 500 Starbucks employees will transfer over to its business but they will continue to be located at its Seattle headquarters. That added complexity may make it harder to run the coffee business, and there's a risk that the Starbucks food-service sales cannibalize those of Nescafe.

Business Cal Crutchlow wins MotoGP pole position for Spanish GP
Author: 0 Cal Crutchlow wins MotoGP pole position for Spanish GP

With a full house the race starts with Lorenzo taking the lead and poleman Crutchlow slipping back to fourth. Rin's crash in the sixth was the third for the season closely followed by Suzuki rider Crutchlow, quickley diminishing his dream of being the first British rider to win a class race from pole position in over 30 years.

Business Napoli Held By Torino To Leave Juventus A Point From Title
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The mood in the Stadio San Paolo was one of support for Sarri after club president Aurelio De Laurentiis laid the blame on the coach after last week's defeat at Fiorentina effectively ended their title challenge. "It's a good base to fight for the title next season too". Cengiz Under scored the only goal in the 15th minute and a combination of poor misses from Cagliari and superb saves from Roma goalkeeper Alisson secured all three points for the visitors.

Author: 0 Houston Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 4 vs. Jazz

Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) challenges an official in front of Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Instead the Warriors responded with a resounding effort that produced a wire-to-wire win with leads as large as 26 points. Quinn Cook came to play and looked like the confident scorer that emerged in Stephen Curry's absence late in the regular season; he had 12 points in ...

Author: 0 Trump's decision on Iran nuclear deal could affect gas prices

DE saw a pause in the pattern of rising gas prices last week. GasBuddy analysts correctly predicted this small break in the national average in last week's update, suggesting the cooldown may be temporary. During the past two weeks, demand levels have been more in line with the usual spring driving season than the almost 9.9 million barrel a day estimate reported in the middle of April - a record-breaking figure that more closely resembles demand rates seen during the high-demand summer ...

Business Clash Of The Titans: What Buffett, Musk Are Squabbling About
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Presumably because Buffett likes to invest in companies that have large moats-not physical ones but of the business variety-which Musk referred to as an oligopoly , or a business market where there's limited room for any competition. I say Musk can make whatever kind of bricks he wants from all that tunneling waste, just so long as he doesn't try to use any Boring Company byproducts to make candy.

Business Sonam Kapoor dances on 'Lat Lag Gayi' with Anand Ahuja
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Among Bollywood celebrities, Jacqueline Fernandez , Siddhanth Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Varun Dhawan and filmmaker Karan Johar were in attendance. After a lavish Mehendi ceremony on Sunday, the Kapoor and Ahuja Khandaans are gearing up for the sangeet which will be held at Sunteck Signature Island in Mumbai today from 4 pm.

Business Now: Air France boss resigns after putting workers reject pay deal
Author: 0 Now: Air France boss resigns after putting workers reject pay deal

More than half of the staff voted against a 7 percent salary increase stretched over four years. The move coincided with Air France-KLM's release of first-quarter earnings, which showed a net loss of 269 million euros ($322 million), weighed down by three days of strikes during the period which cost about 25 million euros per day according to the company.

Business Guy Has Eaten 30K Big Macs
Author: 0 Guy Has Eaten 30K Big Macs

Gorske typically eats 14 Big Macs each week, purchasing them in bulk and microwaving them at home, according to the Guinness book. "She requested I not eat a Big Mac on the day she died, in remembrance of her", he says. At Don's last checkup both his cholesterol and blood pressure were just fine. He also appeared in the movie Supersize Me . Indeed, Gorske reports that there have only been eight days during which he didn't eat a Big Mac that entire time: once because an intense snowstorm ...

Author: 0 Digging Up the Facts on Amazon.com, Inc

Perritt Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Orchids Paper Prods Co Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $59.65M market cap company. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 1 with "Overweight". DA Davidson maintained it with "Buy" rating and $1800.0 target in Monday, February 12 report.

Business Hofburg will win the 144th Kentucky Derby
Author: 0 Hofburg will win the 144th Kentucky Derby

But for some bettors, who rely on hunches and superstitions as much as the form chart, the "Curse of Apollo" will be on their minds when they step up to the wagering windows where a year ago $209.2 million was bet on the Kentucky Derby , according to the website WalletHub.

Business Former minister Lord Kilclooney denies claims his Leo Varadkar tweet was racist
Author: 0 Former minister Lord Kilclooney denies claims his Leo Varadkar tweet was racist

A member of the British/Indian APPG [All-Party Parliamentary Groups], only yesterday I had a reply from 10 Downing Street asking for a relaxation of visas for Indians", he tweeted. "I can assure anyone that I am not an invader, I just want to be a good neighbour. It actually is for real, but that's all I'll say about that". I'm not here to upset anyone or make anyone uncomfortable.