Asahi Group acquires Anheuser-Busch brands in central European countries

But Rothschild's Akeel Sachak, who advised Asahi on the deal, said the acquisitions are part of a transition that Asahi "had to make at some point to move from being a Japanese brewer to a genuinely global brewer". A spokesman for Asahi said the valuation was similar to other recent beverage deals. Japanese beer makers are seeking growth in global markets because the domestic market is shrinking... [Full Article...]

Bill Gates, investors launch $1 billion clean tech fund

Kennedy. " Breakthrough Energy is committed to encouraging a wide network of public and private capital to work together to solve the problem". Gates announced intentions to form such a fund in late 2015, having already secured pledges from a variety of global investors. [Full Article...]

Rick Perry is Donald Trump's choice for energy secretary

Rick Perry is Donald Trump's choice for energy secretary A Renewable Fuels Association spokeswoman declined to comment on the Perry selection because it has not been made official. "Appointing a person to lead the very federal agency he called to eliminate is an affront to taxpayers, the industry, and department public servants", Malloy said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Auto crashes into pedestrians near Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Auto crashes into pedestrians near Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Metropolitan Police officers and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance were called to Battersea Park Road at 10.29am today (Monday, December 12). Makes me so angry. One resident near the accident on Battersea Park Road, Battersea, told the Evening Standard: "I heard a boom and then just people screaming and crying". [Full Article...]

Ireland and four United Kingdom territories named on 'world's worst tax havens' list

Ireland and four United Kingdom territories named on 'world's worst tax havens' list In order of significance, those 15 worst tax havens are: Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Singapore, Ireland, Luxembourg, CuraƧao, Hong Kong, Cyprus, Bahamas, Jersey, Barbados, Mauritius, and the British Virgin Islands. [Full Article...]

Sky receives takeover approach from 21st Century Fox

Sky's shares rose 26.7 percent to over 10 pounds in London, while Fox's shares were down 1.9 percent at $28.08 shortly after midday on Nasdaq. Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox is Sky's largest shareholder, with a dashing 39.1 percent stake, according to Thomson Reuters data. [Full Article...]

Unions discuss deal to protect thousands of steel jobs

At the start of July, it revealed that it was holding strategic discussions with several companies, including German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp, over the possible formation of a joint venture for European steel operations. Tata employs thousands of workers, including more than 4,000 at Port Talbot, and others at Trostre and Shotton in Wales, Corby, Hartlepool and at sites in the West Midlands. [Full Article...]

'Godspeed, John Glenn': Public hails hero of space, politics

John Glenn in a Montgomery Inn bib, Gregory said, was the ultimate Cincinnati image. Mr Obama said in a statement on Thursday that Glenn had "spent his life breaking barriers". The ageing population was one focus of his work as a USA senator, according to NASA. While John Glenn certainly made his mark on the universe, he also had an influence on a number of people right here in the Bay... [Full Article...]

Michigan Vote Recount Halted by Federal Judge

He had ordered Monday that an immediate statewide recount of roughly 4.8 million ballots should start. He urged the judge numerous times to halt the recount and not stick MI taxpayers with a potentially $5 million recount tab for a candidate who has no chance of winning. [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets Attacks on Carrier Union Boss

Trump Tweets Attacks on Carrier Union Boss The newspaper writes that "h$3 alf an hour after Trump tweeted about Jones on Wednesday, the union leader's phone began to ring and kept ringing, he said ". I know you've got kids. "I didn't make it really for Carrier ". "800 jobs remaining here in this city", but that Trump's use of a false number caused workers to believe they were going to keep their jobs. [Full Article...]

Woman described as Canada's Rosa Parks to appear on banknote

She is often described as Canada's Rosa Parks, which is a reference to her decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theatre in 1946. She was eventually dragged out of the segregated cinema by police, arrested, held in prison overnight, and forced to pay a fine, all for refusing to move to the upstairs balcony reserved for black people. [Full Article...]

Apple Jumps On The Black Friday Bandwagon

Apple Jumps On The Black Friday Bandwagon Out of all the Black Friday 2016 deals we have seen and covered, the Apple Black Friday sale has been on the top of our list. Apple has not yet revealed which items will be on sale, but the Apple Watch is prominently displayed on the page. [Full Article...]

Truax named finalist for coveted F-35 fighter jets

The 122nd, which is based adjacent to Fort Wayne International Airport, was one of several air bases being considered for the F-35 jets, an Indiana National Guard news release said. If Gowen is selected, the F-35s would replace 21 A-10 warplanes now based here . The fighter jets will be housed elsewhere. If ultimately chosen, the Jacksonville unit would begin to transition from the F-15 fighter... [Full Article...]

Amazon Go - what it means for Amazon

Amazon Go - what it means for Amazon To shop in the Amazon Go store you need an Amazon account , a free Amazon Go app, and a compatible smartphone. "Our Just Walk Out technology automatically detects when products are taken from or returned to the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart". [Full Article...]

Syria says it rejects Aleppo ceasefire if rebels remain - state media

But on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Washington, which has backed rebel groups against Assad, of backtracking. He added Moscow had the impression that a serious discussion with the American partners was not working out. On the humanitarian front, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was a "disgrace" that the worldwide community had been unable to alleviate the suffering in b... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

McCarthy suggested to reporters that he disagrees with the President-elect's previous contention that engaging in a trade war with China and other nations by slapping tariffs on products they ship to the US might prove economically beneficial. [Full Article...]

Analytical Review: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL)

The market experts have 2.4 rating on Marvell Technology Group Ltd . (NASDAQ:MRVL) stock, which gives the mean projections of popular and famed brokerages polled by Zacks. (MRVL )" was posted by Community Financial News and is the propert of of Community Financial News. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & worldwid... [Full Article...]

Veterans begin to assemble near Dakota Access protest camp

Some like Weston Marlatt are skeptical that President-elect Donald Trump will reverse the decision once he assumes office. Cramer said in a statement that infrastructure will be hard to build "when criminal behavior is rewarded this way", apparently referring to the large protest encampment on federal land and the clashes between demonstrators and law enforcement. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin first state to start presidential election recount

Wisconsin first state to start presidential election recount Stein's critics, including the Wisconsin Republican Party, contend that she's a little-known candidate who is merely trying to raise her profile while raising millions of dollars. The processes in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, the other states with pending recount efforts, show the rules governing them can be pretty complicated. She said she believes that some voting machines are faulty and, in the ... [Full Article...]

Clemson to face Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl

The ACC ranks second among all conferences with 106 total bowl bids since 2005. In the three years since the playoff began, Florida State and Clemson have dominated the playoff and New Year's Six picture for the ACC. Whatever the case, the matchups are set as No. 1 Alabama will take on No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl, while No. 2 Clemson will face No. 3 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl. [Full Article...]

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