• Nestle loses bid to trademark KitKat's 'four finger' shape

    Nestle loses bid to trademark KitKat's 'four finger' shape

    It's important to remember, though, that the General Court had said that Nestlé's European Union trademark could only registered if it proved distinctiveness in every member state, explained Cassidy. "Despite today's ruling, this may not be the end of the case". In overturning a High Court ruling in Cadbury's favour, Sir John Mummery said: 'To allow a registration so lacking in specificity clarity and precision of visual appearance would offend against the principle of certainty.

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  • SSE profit rises 2.1% for year

    SSE profit rises 2.1% for year

    The sale, previously announced in March 2014, fetched over GBP1.1 billion said SSE, which is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity. Adjusted earnings per share rose 5.2 percent to 125.7 pence. Adjusted profit before tax hit £1.5bn this year, while profit margin per dual fuel household customer was around 6.9 per cent against 6.2 per cent the previous year.

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  • Five Guys dethrones In-N-Out as most favorite burger chain

    Five Guys dethrones In-N-Out as most favorite burger chain

    In-N-Out, based in California, with its iconic white wrappers adorned with red palm trees, has always been a fan favorite, but the free peanuts at Five Guys are no less distinctive. are likely influencing millennials' higher brand equity scores", said Joan Sinopoli, vice president of brand solutions at The Harris Poll in a statement.

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  • Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

    He dismissed outrage over Trump's disclosures as USA politicians whipping up "anti-Russian sentiment". "I want to take this opportunity to give you some advice", the president said at the U.S. Mr Flynn was forced to step down form his post in February after it was revealed that he had misrepresented a conversation he had with Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak during the presidential transition period.

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  • (KSS) Given

    (KSS) Given "Market Perform" Rating at BMO Capital Markets

    Rothschild Asset Management Inc. now owns 11,387 shares of the company's stock valued at $498,000 after buying an additional 633 shares in the last quarter. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 21st.

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  • Activist investor Elliott slams BHP Billiton for

    Activist investor Elliott slams BHP Billiton for "do nothing" approach

    In a shift, its plans now call for BHP to remain incorporated in Australia and to retain full Sydney and London listings, as well as Australian headquarters and a full Australian tax residence. Paul Singer and his team now have roughly a 4.1% stake in BHP. "We are confident that continued delivery of these plans, from our stronger base today, could grow the value of our company by up to 50 per cent and nearly double the return on capital", he said.

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  • BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie

    The Company's T2 Magnetic Resonance platform enables detection of pathogens, biomarkers and other abnormalities in a range of unpurified patient sample types, including whole blood, plasma, serum, saliva, sputum and urine, and can detect cellular targets at limits of detection as one colony forming unit per milliliter (CFU/mL).

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  • Anthony Rizzo, Kyle Schwarber Power Cubs Past Reds

    Anthony Rizzo, Kyle Schwarber Power Cubs Past Reds

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon challenged the call, and won. Hendricks walked two and struck out four in a 107-pitch outing on another hot night with the wind blowing out. But what the right-hander from Dartmouth can do with an 86-mph fastball and a plan could quickly become the most important thing the Cubs have going for them as they try to resemble a playoff team again.

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  • Brazil's Temer recorded agreeing corruption case hush money

    Globo did not say how it got the information about the recording, which it said was offered in a plea bargain between Batista and his brother Wesley with prosecutors. Rousseff, from the leftist Workers' Party, accused Temer and Cunha, from the center-right PMDB party, of mounting a coup. Temer, then Rousseff's vice president, became a key backer in ousting the president, aligning more closely in the process with the conservative PSDB, which lost the 2014 election to Rousseff and is ...

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  • Sensex ends at record high as inflation eases

    Sensex ends at record high as inflation eases

    Both indices had hit record highs on Monday as well. The 30-share barometer jumped to an all-time high of 30,322.12, up 133.97 points, or 0.44 per cent, shattering the previous record closing of 30,250.98 touched on May 11. In investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that FIIs purchased stocks worth Rs 858.29 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) divested scrips worth Rs 401.89 crore.

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  • FTSE Hits New Record High

    FTSE Hits New Record High

    The shares of the oil producers rose along with Brent and USA crude futures, which popped up 3% during the session. The recovery in the price of Brent Crude is up by two percent, lifted by the news that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation were willing to support the extension of the current OPEC output capping agreement.

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  • Lyft and Waymo reach deal to collaborate on self-driving cars

    Lyft and Waymo reach deal to collaborate on self-driving cars

    While rejecting Uber's bid for arbitration despite its denial of any wrongdoings, the Judge dealing the case recommended for investigations to be robed as a criminal matter. "We are pleased with the court's ruling that Uber can continue building and utilizing all of its self-driving technology, including our innovation around Lidar", Uber spokeswoman Chelsea Kohler said.

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  • Shawn Barber vaults to season's best at Diamond League Shanghai

    Shawn Barber vaults to season's best at Diamond League Shanghai

    South African LJ van Zyl collected seven Diamond League points on Saturday, when he finished second in the men's 400m hudlres, behind American Bershawn Jackson, who recorded a meeting record. US Olympic champion Jeff Henderson was a distant sixth with 8.03m. Her countryman and fellow Olympic champion, Omar McLeod, won the men's 110-meter hurdles, while China's Su Bingtian was first in the men's 100 against a weakened field missing American star Justin Gatlin, who was a late withdrawal.

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  • Warren Buffett Says Berkshire Hathaway Stock May Start Paying Dividends

    Buffett noted that many iPhone purchasers are repeat customers who know a new phone will be introduced regularly, or buy them for such occasions as graduations. "Bonds are a bad choice against stocks", he said. "Coal is going to go down over time", said the American called the "Oracle of Omaha" for his savvy - and lucrative - ability to read trends and markets.

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  • Liberals eke out win as minority government

    While the dramatic cliffhanger B.C. election left many questions unanswered, one thing is clear - B.C. Liberal Premier Christy Clark is finished. By the end of the night, the B.C. Weaver has pledged to do all he can to stop the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline to pump more Alberta bitumen to the West Coast for shipment to Asia.

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  • Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

    Nashville's Pekka Rinne ran Anaheim out of the first round last season for the second time in his career, and he returns with the surging Predators for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Friday. "We weren't afraid of the stage. That's a good sign for us". Kase was hurt on a cross check from Edmonton's Milan Lucic in Game 4. "If someone would have told you in September we would get to the second round and push Anaheim to seven games, no one would have believed it", McDavid said.

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  • CBI comments on Bank of England reducing the growth forecast

    CBI comments on Bank of England reducing the growth forecast

    Weighing up how the eight policymakers at this week's meeting will vote, Victoria Clarke, an economist at Investec , noted that minutes from the March meeting in March showed worries about inflation went beyond Forbes. They also assume a transition period, which is far from being certain. This sounds worrying. In addition, he discusses "negative real income growth" this year.

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  • US President claims to have coined 19th century phrase

    President Donald Trump has said that he wants to stop illegal immigration into the USA and called for a merit-based immigration system that could benefit high-tech professionals from countries like India. Roosevelt used it in a 1937 speech. Google lists more than 21,000 entries that include both his name and " prime the pump ". During an interview with the publication, Trump said he was fine with his tax plan increasing the deficit in the short-term in order to stimulate growth, saying ...

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  • Trump dismisses FBI director Comey

    Trump dismisses FBI director Comey

    Wyden says FBI Director James Comey should be immediately called to testify about the status of the Russian Federation investigation. Director James Comey was sacked by President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening - including none other than Comey himself.

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