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Visa profit jumps, lower cross-border volume weighs on shares

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(Reuters) – Visa Inc reported higher expenses and lower spending by people using its cards abroad on Wednesday even as increased overall consumer spending drove quarterly profit 14 percent higher. FILE PHOPTO: Security staff stand next to a Visa logo at Murtala Muhammed International Airport before the arrival of the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team, in Read More

Just Energy Announces Strategic Leadership Update

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North American Leadership Additions to Accelerate Strategic Plan TORONTO, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE; NYSE:JE) (“Just Energy” or the “Company”), a leading consumer company focused on essential needs including electricity and natural gas commodities, Health and well-being products, and utility conservation, today announced the hiring of Mike Beck as Read More

Three-year-old migrant boy found alone and in tears near US border

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A three-year-old migrant boy was found wandering alone in a Texas cornfield near the US-Mexico border. The boy, in tears, was discovered in the Rio Grande Valley near Brownsville by US Border Patrol agents on Tuesday morning. Officials said his name and a telephone number were written on his shoes. The US Customs and Border Read More

Walmart creates Angus beef supply chain, cutting out meat processors

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc is taking control of the supply chain for Angus beef sold in some of its stores, cutting out meat processors as the company looks to offer higher quality products in an intensely competitive grocery industry. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November Read More

‘Ungrateful’: Fox host Tucker Carlson claims Ilhan Omar is ‘attacking country that took her in’

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson lashed out at Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar for being “ungrateful” and accused her of “spending her life attacking this country” in light of an old tweet by the congresswoman about US action in Somalia. Carlson’s outburst was in reference to a resurfaced tweet of Omar’s from 2017 in which she Read More

Japan extends apology & restitution to victims of forced sterilization law

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Published time: 24 Apr, 2019 14:28 The Japanese government apologized to thousands of people forcibly sterilized under a now defunct eugenics program, and offered the victims money in compensation. The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe devoted 3.2 million yen (US$28,000) to all surviving victims of the program, while Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga extended Read More

‘Water is life’: unexpected rainfall revives Iraq’s historic marshlands

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CHIBAYISH MARSHES, Iraq (Reuters) – This time last year, most of Iraq’s historic marshlands were dry, desiccated by upstream damming and a chronic lack of rainfall. A flock of buffaloes is seen during the sunset at the Chebayesh marsh in Dhi Qar province, Iraq April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani Now, local farmers are counting their Read More

Kenneth Collins joins OspreyData as V.P. of production optimization and services

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4/23/2019 Photo: Kenneth Collins, V.P. of production optimization & services, OspryData. HOUSTON — OspreyData, leader in AI-based production optimization solutions for oil & gas, announced that Kenneth Collins has joined as V.P. of product optimization & services. Collins is a seasoned oil & gas executive who brings 25 years of experience in all areas of Read More

S&P 500 nears record high after upbeat earnings

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index moved closer to its record high on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown, sparking a broad-based rally. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The benchmark Read More

Coke Zero Sugar, new flavors lift Coca-Cola results; shares rise

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(Reuters) – Strong demand for Coca-Cola Co’s zero-calorie drink Coke Zero Sugar, new orange-vanilla cola and flavored waters pushed the beverage maker’s quarterly sales and profit well above Wall Street estimates, sending its shares up as much as 3 percent on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Cans of Coca-Cola are pictured in the refrigerator during an event Read More