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PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street’s view

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:30

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo’s net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas. But its adjusted earnings topped expectations. For the period ended March 19, sales declined to $11.86 billion from $12.22 billion. That’s below the $11.9 billion that analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research […]
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PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street’s view

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:30

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo’s net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas. But its adjusted earnings topped expectations. For the period ended March 19, sales declined to $11.86 billion from $12.22 billion. That’s below the $11.9 billion that analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research […]
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PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street’s view

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:30

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo’s net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas. But its adjusted earnings topped expectations. For the period ended March 19, sales declined to $11.86 billion from $12.22 billion. That’s below the $11.9 billion that analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research […]

Global prize honours Cambodian activist

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:29
An activist's undercover work to shed light on illegal logging in Cambodia's forests has been recognised by the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.
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PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street's view

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:28

FILE - In this July 9, 2015, file photo, Pepsi bottles are on display at a supermarket in Haverhill, Mass. PepsiCo reports financial results on Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo's net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas.


Jack McCullough, of Washington state, plans to sue over conviction in 1957 schoolgirl killing - Washington Times

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:28

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Jack McCullough, of Washington state, plans to sue over conviction in 1957 schoolgirl killing
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In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, convicted murderer Jack McCullough walks into the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore, Ill., to request post-conviction relief. McCullough is serving a life sentence after being sentenced in 2012 for the 1957 death ...
A Washington state man who was released from prison last week after a judge vacated his 2012 conviction of killing a ...Greenfield Daily Reporter
Wrongly convicted Washington man released in IllinoisMyfoxspokane.com

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Oil bounces after producers fail to agree on freezing output

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:25

Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, center right, arrives at an oil-producers' meeting in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Oil-producing countries are meeting in Qatar to discuss a possible freeze of production to counter low global prices, but Iran's last-minute decision to stay home could dilute the impact of any agreement. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)TOKYO (AP) — Crude oil prices tumbled but then regained some lost ground on Monday after oil-rich countries failed to reach an agreement Sunday on freezing production.


Rihanna caps celebrity-heavy Coachella festival

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

Barbadian singer RihannaPop superstar Rihanna capped a celebrity-filled Coachella festival Sunday with a surprise appearance, as her sometime songwriter Sia took a sharply different approach by testing the possibilities of on-stage anonymity. Rihanna turned up unannounced on stage during a headlining set of Calvin Harris, the British DJ behind a slew of electronic-infused smash hits. Sporting a camouflage cap, Rihanna went into her song "We Found Love," which was written by Harris, to the cheers of thousands of fans at the close of three days of revelry in the heat of the California desert.


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What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, left, sits with Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne during the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Saturday, April 16, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost Britain the equivalent of $6,100 per household.


GameStop to launch video game publishing division

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

FILE - This Aug. 28, 2013, file photo shows signage at GameStop Vegas 2013, in Las Vegas. GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business. The retailer best known for selling games announced plans Monday, April 18, 2016, to launch a new division called GameTrust that will help distribute and market them. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP, File)BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business.


Jerusalem bus blast wounds 21, called terror attack by police

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:17

A bus exploded Monday in southern Jerusalem, wounding 21, police said.

       

USA TODAY NETWORK reaching more millennials

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:14

It turns out that the budding USA TODAY NETWORK is a hit with millennials

       

Meldonium’s creator: Drug used to improve sexual performance

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:12

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latvian scientist who developed meldonium says some male athletes who have taken the recently banned drug have used it in order to improve sexual performance. The drug, which is typically recommended for heart disease patients, was banned for 2016, prompting at least 172 failed tests worldwide, including Maria Sharapova. Ivars Kalvinsin, […]
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Meldonium’s creator: Drug used to improve sexual performance

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:12

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latvian scientist who developed meldonium says some male athletes who have taken the recently banned drug have used it in order to improve sexual performance. The drug, which is typically recommended for heart disease patients, was banned for 2016, prompting at least 172 failed tests worldwide, including Maria Sharapova. Ivars Kalvinsin, […]
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Meldonium’s creator: Drug used to improve sexual performance

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:12

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latvian scientist who developed meldonium says some male athletes who have taken the recently banned drug have used it in order to improve sexual performance. The drug, which is typically recommended for heart disease patients, was banned for 2016, prompting at least 172 failed tests worldwide, including Maria Sharapova. Ivars Kalvinsin, […]

Get the celebrity music festival look

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:11

Alessandra Ambrosio Instagram PictureIf you want to nail celebrity music festival style this summer, then look no further than Coachella, which welcomed the young, rich and sartorially-gifted for its opening date over the weekend. Make like Victoria's Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio and opt for a color-drenched tropical print, teaming it with low-key denims and tying it around your waist for maximum nonchalance. Take a leaf out of Taylor Swift's book and revamp your hairstyle, whether permanently or using temporary dyes, glitter or wigs.


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Thailand says Songkran holiday road deaths rose 21 percent

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:11

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand said Monday that 442 people died in traffic accidents during the just concluded traditional New Year holiday — a 21 percent rise over the same period last year despite stern efforts to curb drunken and unsafe driving. It was the highest number of Songkran holiday deaths since 476 were […]
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Thailand says Songkran holiday road deaths rose 21 percent

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:11

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand said Monday that 442 people died in traffic accidents during the just concluded traditional New Year holiday — a 21 percent rise over the same period last year despite stern efforts to curb drunken and unsafe driving. It was the highest number of Songkran holiday deaths since 476 were […]
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Thailand says Songkran holiday road deaths rose 21 percent

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:11

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand said Monday that 442 people died in traffic accidents during the just concluded traditional New Year holiday — a 21 percent rise over the same period last year despite stern efforts to curb drunken and unsafe driving. It was the highest number of Songkran holiday deaths since 476 were […]

Fire damages home in Upper Darby

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:11

Fire damages home in Upper DarbyFirefighters battled a blaze early Monday in Upper Darby.