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Author: 0 Some fidget spinners found to contain lead

On its website , the CPSC says "most fidget spinners are general use products unless they are primarily intended for children 12 years of age and younger". Federal laws limit lead in "children's products" to 100 parts per million. Target is selling fidget spinners with potentially risky lead levels, according to a new study.

Finance Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 bln to China
Author: 0 Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 bln to China

The latest twist underscores the political stakes in the transaction as the USA administration seeks to show its ability to pull in large contracts for its biggest manufacturers. took another 60 737s. News of this bumper deal came several months after Boeing raised its 20-year forecast for aircraft demand in China . China is expected to require 7,240 aircraft over the next 20 years, by when it will likely account for 18 percent of global aviation trade.

Finance Starbucks holiday drinks: BOGO deal starts Thursday
Author: 0 Starbucks holiday drinks: BOGO deal starts Thursday

Starbucks is giving away free drinks to kick off the holiday season. But, as with any new drink, you might be wondering what's in the Starbucks Toasted White Chocolate Mocha - besides joy, cheer and holiday spirit, of course. The white areas leave plenty of room for customers to fill in the spaces with their own decorations, a cue the company said it took from patrons who had already been using its cups as canvases.

Finance Panera Bread reunites with Au Bon Pain, buys rival sandwich chain
Author: 0 Panera Bread reunites with Au Bon Pain, buys rival sandwich chain

In addition, Panera announced Ron Shaich will step down as CEO effective January 1, 2018. Blaine Hurst, president of Panera, is taking over the CEO post. JAB Holding Inc., which also owns Keurig Green Mountain, Krispy Kreme, Caribou Coffee, the Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Peet's Coffee & Tea, and Stumptown Coffee Roasters, purchased Panera in April to expand its growing food empire.

Finance EU Commission downgrades United Kingdom growth for Brexit year to 1.1%
Author: 0 EU Commission downgrades United Kingdom growth for Brexit year to 1.1%

The Commission upgraded growth in the 19-nation bloc from 1.7% to 2.2%, slipping slightly to 2.1% followed by 1.9% in 2019. However, in view of Malta's openness to trade (nominal exports and imports combined to reach 270% of GDP in 2016) any volatility in Malta's main exporting sectors would have a disproportionately large impact on real GDP growth.

Finance Nutella secretly changed its recipe and fans are going nuts
Author: 0 Nutella secretly changed its recipe and fans are going nuts

The recipe change was first publicized by the Hamburg Consumer Protection Center, which said last week that the tweak had made the chocolate spread's color lighter. Presumably, the issue is one of cost - cacao beans have risen in price a lot recently, forcing a lot of food companies to modify their recipes or else face a dip in profits.

Finance Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids Split
Author: 0 Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids Split

SegWit2x was meant to upgrade bitcoin network's capacity by improving the speed with which it processes millions of daily transactions. BitGo CEO Mike Belshe, Xapo CEO Wences Casares, Bitmain co-founder Jihan Wu, BloqInc co-founder Jeff Garzik, Blockchain CEO and co-founder Peter Smith and ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees .

Finance Free lunch for former, active military on Veteran's Day at Texas Roadhouse
Author: 0 Free lunch for former, active military on Veteran's Day at Texas Roadhouse

Veterans and active duty military get a free pretzel from a fixed menu, November 11. Almost all the offers are for veterans or military members only, not family members, and are for dine-in only. Additionally, Nov. 12 through Nov. 16, military members will receive 20 percent off their check and, beginning Nov. 17, military will receive 10 percent off their check.

Author: 0 Sears to Sell Another 140 Stores

The action stems from Sears Holdings entering into a five-year pension plan protection and forbearance agreement with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation announced last year. "So, it is obvious that we don't make decisions to close stores lightly". The company known for DieHard batteries and Kenmore appliances has been selling assets, most recently its Craftsman tool brand.

Finance Roger Goodell: Fans Don't Come To NFL Games To Be Protested To
Author: 0 Roger Goodell: Fans Don't Come To NFL Games To Be Protested To

The situation is now so big that Goodell's wife isn't going to be able to handle it on Twitter . According to the Times , Jones told the six owners on the league's compensation committee last week that he had hired high-profile attorney David Boies, according to the unidentified people, who declined to speak publicly about about internal league matters.

Finance Primark owner Associated British Foods reports surge in full-year profit
Author: 0 Primark owner Associated British Foods reports surge in full-year profit

The company reported GBX 127.10 ($1.67) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 125.90 ($1.66) by GBX 1.20 ($0.02), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The stock has "Hold" rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, February 21. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, April 20 by HSBC. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, January 11 with "Hold".

Finance Tencent buys 10 percent stake in Snap
Author: 0 Tencent buys 10 percent stake in Snap

UBS, among those advising clients to sell shares in the company, believes it will be exceedingly hard for Snap to differentiate itself from industry giants like Google , Facebook and Amazon. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/11/08/snap-inc-snap-given-new-17-00-price-target-at-credit-suisse-group.html.

Finance No-frills WOW air coming to JFK with $99 fares to Europe
Author: 0 No-frills WOW air coming to JFK with $99 fares to Europe

The fares are now on sale for the new route beginning April 2018. The airline is also offering $99 one-way flights from more airports as part of the new service announcement. The airline will also offer higher-priced flights from JFK to other destinations in Europe. In August alone, the carrier announced its plans to connect Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, and St.

Finance Oil settles lower as U.S. crude output up, China imports down
Author: 0 Oil settles lower as U.S. crude output up, China imports down

US gasoline futures pared losses after the report, which was seen as bullish for refined products. China's October oil imports fell to just 7.3 million bpd from a near record-high of about 9 million bpd in September, according to data from the General Administration of Customs.

Finance Best Buy launches hundreds of Black Friday deals early
Author: 0 Best Buy launches hundreds of Black Friday deals early

Target released its Black Friday ad earlier this week. Thanksgiving hours will be from 6 p.m.to 12 a.m., according to a mall employee. Minneapolis-based Target had a one-day sale Monday offering some of its Black Friday deals early. that night. However, store openings are optional on Thanksgiving - so some retailers may not be open. Meijer will also have sales on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Saturday.

Finance Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russians
Author: 0 Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russians

Mayer says the thefts occurred during her almost five-year tenure and she wants to "sincerely apologize to each and every one of our users". "Unfortunately, while all our measures helped Yahoo successfully defend against the barrage of attacks by both private and state-sponsored hackers, Russian agents intruded on our systems and stole our users' data", she said.

Finance USA asks for CNN sale amid review of AT&T-Time Warner deal
Author: 0 USA asks for CNN sale amid review of AT&T-Time Warner deal

As the media industry evolves, even giant companies are looking to adapt. About shares traded. WisdomTree Trust (NASDAQ:DGRE) has risen 18.31% since November 7, 2016 and is uptrending. 170,686 are held by Philadelphia Tru. North Star Invest Management accumulated 2,767 shares. Inverness Counsel Ltd Liability New York, a New York-based fund reported 144,082 shares.

Finance Would you buy a keg of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing?
Author: 0 Would you buy a keg of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing?

The refillable 9.7-inch-tall keg contains a special coating on the inside that "meets FDA specifications and keeps the ranch tasting fresh". The keg will cost you $50. Again, there's a year supply of Hidden Valley ranch dressing included. The kegs start shipping December 11. Other items in the holiday line include Christmas tree ornaments, ugly sweaters, holiday socks, T-shirts and more.