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Catering giant Compass Group serves up a 18% profit rise 

In the 12 months to the end of September, the catering group reported a 15 per cent increase in its revenue to £22.6 billion, with growth driven by its business in North America.
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Husqvarna has finally come to market with its Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 motorcycles. The two mid-size, entry-level bikes are aggressively designed and highly styled, and they present quite d
The NCAA has declared No. 14 Arizona's Allonzo Trier ineligible for the reappearance of the banned substance that led to a 19-game suspension last season. The school said the NCAA notified the Wil
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors inched back in to the markets during the most recent week, putting $2.5 billion into bonds and $1.1 billion into stocks, Lipper data showed on Thursday.
The Dow and S&P 500 advance to halt a two-session losing skid, on gains in industrials and energy, and U.S. Treasury yields ease, while the Nasdaq loses ground for a third straight session. Aleksa
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has reached a $650-million deal to settle consumer protection claims from 44 states and Washington, D.C., but only a fraction of the money will be paid because
An armed sheriff’s deputy tasked with protecting students at a Florida high school waited outside during last week’s shooting massacre that killed 17 people inside, law enforcement officials s
Walmart is creating a new destination page to buy home items, and making other changes to make the online shopping experience more inviting        
The San Gabriel Valley’s Asian American population grew by 22% between 2000 and 2010, while the region’s white population shrank by 17%, according to a study released Wednesday by Asian Americ
The world's largest restaurant chain is rolling out a new program.        
The Orange County Fair Board adopted a final policy Thursday banning cannabis-related events and the sale of cannabis products or drug paraphernalia at the Costa Mesa fairgrounds. After a brief di
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Thursday after a wave of selling late in the session erased much of the day’s gains. Gains in industrial companies and other sectors outweighed losses in banks a
Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday on felony invasion of privacy charges in connection with a nude photo he allegedly took of a woman with whom he was having an affair, St
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world's largest asset manager put U.S. gunmakers on notice on Thursday that it is no longer business as usual in the wake of a shooting that killed 17 at a Florida...
You know the National Rifle Assn. is losing when it tries to blame the media for the country’s shameful epidemic of mass murder. Thursday, one day after she dodged a pointed question at a CNN to

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