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Here's what your airline may be doing to make up for the travel hassle. Southwest has canceled more than 300 flights for Monday and almost another 900 scheduled for Tuesday, according to FlightAware . In addition to snarling air travel across the region, Stella could make driving extremely risky, with some roads likely to become impassable as blizzard conditions develop.
  • Snapchat IPO Gets $33 Billion Valuation

    Snapchat IPO Gets $33 Billion Valuation

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    Sixty-three percent said they do not plan to buy Snap Inc. stock when it becomes public. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel is believed to have clamped down on control of his company after his earliest investor imposed restrictions on later funding rounds.
  • Note ban impact: GDP growth slips to 7% in 3rd quarter

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    Reflecting the impact of the demonetisation drive, India's economy expanded by 7 per cent in the third quarter of this financial year, official data showed on Tuesday. These numbers suggest little to no impact of demonetisation. Services activity plunged into contraction following the notes ban, and still hasn't recovered fully, while factory activity also declined in December before returning to a modest growth in January.
  • Airbus has not been destroyed despite A400M pain: CEO

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    Analysts were on average expecting a 7.3 percent drop in full-year operating earnings before one-offs to 3.83 billion euros on sales up 0.7 percent to 64.919 billion. Nonetheless, it wasn't plain sailing: Boeing delivered 60 more aircraft than Airbus through 2016, and the latter company took a €385 million charge for "loss-making contracts" on the A350.
  • Where to for women hit by cut penalty rates?

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    Staff who once received 200 percent of their standard hourly rate on Sundays, will now take home less money for working these unsociable hours. The decision will see full-time and part-time retail workers' Sunday pay loadings reduced from 200 to 150 per cent, hospitality workers from 175 to 150 per cent and fast-food from 125 per cent, down from 150 per cent.
  • Houston traffic ranked 11th-most congested in United States, study says

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    The study did not rank cities in either Japan or China, as Inrix does not gather its own data there, but still covered 1,064 cities worldwide across 38 countries. That was good (or bad) for fourth in the US, behind LA, New York, and San Francisco. Thais spent an average of 64 hours stuck in traffic a year ago.
  • After meeting May in London, France's Macron still firm on Brexit

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    Speaking after a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, she said she had told him there is "no viable and workable solution" to the Syrian civil war beyond choosing between President Assad and IS. Up until recently, center-left candidate Macron was expected to be the clear victor of the first round of voting, which is due to be held in late April.
  • Burger King's owner buys Popeyes for $1.8B

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    For the full year, the company posted earnings of $1.98 a share and revenue of $268.9 million. Previously on 02/14/2017, Scotia Capital reported about Restaurant Brands Int'l (TSE:QSR) raised the target price from $52.00 to $62.00. The company had revenue of $1111.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1103.90 million. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 27.9% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 126.4%.
  • Asia, Middle East drive arms sales to highest since Cold War

    Asia, Middle East drive arms sales to highest since Cold War

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    Transfers of major arms - which include missiles, warplanes, submarines and air defence systems - were at their highest volume past year since 1990, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ( SIPRI ). Russian Federation is the second in the list of the largest arms exporters. Overall, the volume of worldwide transfers of major weapons has grown steadily since 2004, the institute said.
  • Patriots' Michael Floyd In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Extreme DUI

    Patriots' Michael Floyd In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Extreme DUI

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    He had a blood-alcohol level of.217, nearly three times the legal limit. The extreme DUI charge wasn't the only one he was facing, but six additional charges were dropped when he put in the guilty plea. The Patriots hold Floyd's rights until March, at which point they can resign him. Floyd, 27, was found asleep at the wheel of a 2017 Cadillac Escalade.