Avista to be acquired by Toronto utility in $5.3 billion transaction

The release says this will create one of the largest regulated utilities in North America. As part of that arrangement, the company will maintain its executive team and its own board of directors. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, clearance by th... More..

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Dark web dragnet delivers destruction to AlphaBay and Hansa
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Dark web dragnet delivers destruction to AlphaBay and Hansa

Europol said Hansa was the third-largest criminal marketplace on the darknet, and traded similarly high volumes in illicit drugs and other commodities. "This is an outstanding success by authorities in E...More..

Sears to Integrate Alexa Into Appliances and Start Selling on Amazon
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Sears to Integrate Alexa Into Appliances and Start Selling on Amazon

For example, users can change the temperature on their air conditioner without leaving the sofa. Lampert says the move will "significantly expand" the availability of Kenmore appliances to USA consumers. With...More..

Sunshine lifts United Kingdom retail sales, points to brighter growth
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Sunshine lifts United Kingdom retail sales, points to brighter growth

Retail sales volumes rose 1.5% quarter-on-quarter in Q2 in contrast to a 1.4% quarter-on-quarter drop in Q1. Sales rose in nearly every category last month. Nevertheless, shop price inflation is still highly ...More..

U.S. stocks close at records amid data, earnings reports
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

U.S. stocks close at records amid data, earnings reports

The Atlanta Federal Reserve raised its second-quarter GDP estimate by one-tenth of a percentage point to a 2.5 per cent annualised rate after data showed U.S. Its stock slumped over 4 percent after the report. ...More..

Unrest In Lagos As Angry Truck Drivers Set Banks Ablaze
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Unrest In Lagos As Angry Truck Drivers Set Banks Ablaze

The truck with registration number AGL222XC was on the queue amongst other trucks who were trying to gain access into the ports to either lift containers or drop empty containers. Meanwhile, the Nigeria Union o...More..

Thousands of student debts could disappear due to missing paperwork
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thousands of student debts could disappear due to missing paperwork

This is an important story, particularly if you are one of the students who has one of these loans. That's a big number, but it accounts for a relatively small fraction of overall US student debt. From the ...More..

Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) Downgraded by Gabelli
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) Downgraded by Gabelli

The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of Dominion Diamond Corporation from an "outperform"...More..

Morgan Stanley Gives Goldman Sachs a Lesson in Diversity
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Morgan Stanley Gives Goldman Sachs a Lesson in Diversity

Shelton Capital Management now owns 96,000 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $4,113,000 after buying an additional 36,576 shares in the last quarter. Deutsche Bank raised its rating on...More..

At Least 20 Civilians Dead in Yemen Airstrike
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

At Least 20 Civilians Dead in Yemen Airstrike

Injuries were also reported, according to UNHCR, with a number of people taken to nearby hospitals. The coalition, which intervened in the Yemen conflict in 2015 in support of the internationally recognized g...More..

Cabinet approves selling 51 per cent stake in HPCL to ONGC
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Cabinet approves selling 51 per cent stake in HPCL to ONGC

ONGC's acquisition cost could have risen by another Rs 14,600 crore or so, since the acquisition would trigger the market watchdog Sebi's clause for making an open offer from HPCL's minority shareholders. With ...More..

Crude Oil Hits $47 After Shock EIA Report
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Crude Oil Hits $47 After Shock EIA Report

The French bank said that the rising output from Nigeria and Libya eroded 40% of the 1.25m barrels per day cut by other OPEC members since the beginning of the year. West Texas Intermediate for August deliver...More..

Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks in Talks to Combine
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks in Talks to Combine

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.27 percent from 2.26 percent. The merger of Discovery and Scripps has been a popular combination, given both companies' focus on unscripted content and Dis...More..

BBC pay revealed: Full list of BAME stars earning over £150000
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

BBC pay revealed: Full list of BAME stars earning over £150000

Stars such as Gary Lineker , Chris Evans , Andrew Marr and Graham Norton are all set to feature prominently, as well as female presenters such as Claudia Winkelman and Fiona Bruce . One half of the fir...More..

Trump White House Continues Lawyering Up as Russia Investigation Unfolds
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Trump White House Continues Lawyering Up as Russia Investigation Unfolds

Putting the interests of American workers first was one of the pillars of Trump's campaign for president . Administration officials have said they want someone to enforce discipline in the White House rega...More..

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) opened at 24.02 on Friday. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reported 45.68M shares. Ascend Capital Llc increased Visa In...More..

AG Barr plc (BAG) Earns Hold Rating from Whitman Howard
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

AG Barr plc (BAG) Earns Hold Rating from Whitman Howard

About 9,708 shares traded. NCC Group plc is a holding company. It has outperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and thir...More..

Coming soon to your wallet: New £10 note unveiled
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Coming soon to your wallet: New £10 note unveiled

The new £10 note will be issued on 14 September 2017 and the public will begin to see them in the following days and weeks as the notes leave cash centres around the country and enter general circulation. After...More..

U.S. stocks end the day with small changes
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

U.S. stocks end the day with small changes

In what could be the slowest full session by volume so far this year, about 5.16 billion shares changed hands on USA exchanges, compared with the 6.51 billion daily average over the last 20 sessions. For the D...More..

Cowboys WR says his dog was stolen for ransom money
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Cowboys WR says his dog was stolen for ransom money

Blitz's return caps a wild few days in the life of Whitehead, who disclosed on Instagram just how the situation began. It's obviously not everyday that a dog gets taken for ransom, especially from a house not...More..

U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Iran individuals and companies
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Iran individuals and companies

Others had "orchestrated the theft of United States and Western software programs" sold to Iran's government, the Treasury Department said . The officials say the Trump administration is also extending Ira...More..

Airline says 'passed gas' did not force plane evacuation at NC airport
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Airline says 'passed gas' did not force plane evacuation at NC airport

However, an American Airlines representative who spoke with Fox News claims that "none of the story is true". A story reported around the world of a man's powerful flatulence prompting the evacuation of a p...More..

Everything we know about the Night King on 'Game of Thrones'
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Everything we know about the Night King on 'Game of Thrones'

It's simply impossible to watch Game of Thrones without feeling a sense of amazement over the hairstyles - especially that of fiery-haired fan favourite, Sansa Stark . "It's really interesting to see her l...More..

Russia Demands Return of 2 Shuttered Compounds in US
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Russia Demands Return of 2 Shuttered Compounds in US

The news comes in the wake of the meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon. "It's possible that some of the intellige...More..

The ConvaTec Group PLC (CTEC) Downgraded by Numis Securities Ltd to Reduce
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

The ConvaTec Group PLC (CTEC) Downgraded by Numis Securities Ltd to Reduce

The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 11 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, June 7. Aldermore Group had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at ...More..

Two minors arrested in connection with acid attacks
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Two minors arrested in connection with acid attacks

According to the police age, boy age 16 had already been held on the suspicion of robbery causing awful body harm, two men riding moped threw acid on individuals in five separate attacks in the early hour of ...More..

Shepard Smith Loses It on Trump-Russia: 'The Deception ... Is Mind-Boggling'
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Shepard Smith Loses It on Trump-Russia: 'The Deception ... Is Mind-Boggling'

On Friday morning, Steve Doocy even declared that "the Russian Federation story is starting to fall apart ". On Friday morning, longtime Fox host Chris Wallace declared the White House has a "huge problem ...More..

Almost 7.2M pounds of hot dogs recalled, could contain bone fragments
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Almost 7.2M pounds of hot dogs recalled, could contain bone fragments

In a statement from Sabrett , the company announced that they've "voluntarily recalled hot dogs and a limited number of other food products". The franks were sold nationwide to retailers and institutions, mo...More..

US CPI and retail sales data miss knock the dollar down
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

US CPI and retail sales data miss knock the dollar down

The fourth straight below-forecast reading on the consumer price index in June pushed inflation further away from the Fed's 2-percent goal. The so-called core CPI, which strips out food and energy costs, edge...More..

Greens Senator Scott Ludlum resigns over citizenship error
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Greens Senator Scott Ludlum resigns over citizenship error

He became an Australian citizen in his mid-teens and assumed that he already lost his New Zealand citizenship. Overnight, the man who blew Ludlam's cover was revealed as Dr John Cameron , a Perth barrist...More..

Sean Kratz, 20, in custody in Bucks County slayings
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Sean Kratz, 20, in custody in Bucks County slayings

In exchange for DiNardo's confession, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub said prosecutors will not seek the death penalty. Officials were able to identify one of the victims as 19-year-old Dean Fin...More..

Jimmy Carter out of hospital after dehydration scare in Canada
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jimmy Carter out of hospital after dehydration scare in Canada

Former president Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn have volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for more than 30 years. On Wednesday, Carter said the build in Edmonton, Canada, was one of the best. He has be...More..

by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $71.79 and a 200-day moving average of $75.38. CONE Midstream Partners LP had 25 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. raised its position in...More..

PM Theresa May admits to 'shedding a tear' after exit polls
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

PM Theresa May admits to 'shedding a tear' after exit polls

Some political commentators described her highly anticipated speech as a re-launch or fight-back after May lost her majority in the June 8 election. "It took a few minutes for it to sort of sink in, what that w...More..

China media: Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo 'led astray by West'
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

China media: Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo 'led astray by West'

But authorities have restricted her with the outside world and her whereabouts were unknown following the death of her husband, a veteran of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests whose advocacy for democratic refo...More..

American ends Qatar and Etihad codeshare deals
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

American ends Qatar and Etihad codeshare deals

American said cancelling code-sharing agreements with Qatar Airways and Etihad would not have a material financial impact. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker is coming under fire from both flight attendants a...More..

New England Research & Management Inc. Reduces Stake in Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

New England Research & Management Inc. Reduces Stake in Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

Separately, Peel Hunt reissued an "under review" rating on shares of Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings PLC in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Market capitalisation for LON:PSON is £5,120,603,197 GBP....More..

Man stuck in cash machine room sends help notes through receipt slot
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Man stuck in cash machine room sends help notes through receipt slot

I'm stuck in here, and I don't have my phone. A man who got stuck behind an ATM while trying to fix a faulty door had to resort to sliding "Help Me" notes through the receipt slot . "It's got to be a joke", ...More..

Delta Air Lines Just Misses Q2 EPS Views, Gives Solid Outlook
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Delta Air Lines Just Misses Q2 EPS Views, Gives Solid Outlook

Delta Air Lines , Inc. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company . Delta Air Lines Inc. saw its shares fall today after the United States carrier's s...More..

RBS reaches $4.75bn deal with United States authorities
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

RBS reaches $4.75bn deal with United States authorities

The RBS settlement is the 17th case to be decided. Shares of Royal Bank Scotland PLC (RBS) traded down 1.36% on Friday, reaching $6.53. He called the settlement an "important step forward" in resolving on...More..

Trump Hotels' payment service breached, guests credit card data stolen
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Trump Hotels' payment service breached, guests credit card data stolen

A notice published on the Trump Hotels website says the breach occurred with the Sabre SynXis Central Reservations system, which is responsible for guest bookings at the luxury hotel chain. Guests at 14 o...More..

Day of Action to support
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Day of Action to support "All voices are equal online"

You may notice some changes to your favorite websites and online services Wednesday. Sites ranging from Facebook to Netflix are planning to use pop-ups , banners and purposefully slow loading times to ...More..

United States stocks, bonds jump on Fed chief Janet Yellen's remarks; oil climbs
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

United States stocks, bonds jump on Fed chief Janet Yellen's remarks; oil climbs

On Friday, the benchmark index posted a marginal increase of 0.01 percent or 1.02 points to close at 7,889.33. Value-oriented equities and more cyclical sectors are doing well, but when these come under q...More..

Crude prices rise in anticipation of statistics from US
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Crude prices rise in anticipation of statistics from US

Tuesday's revised short-term energy outlook report from the EIA showed a lower production forecast for 2018 to 9. 9 million barrels a day, slightly down from around 10 million before. Market participants are...More..

What Trump's election commission could do
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

What Trump's election commission could do

Government lawyers have defended the commission's effort, saying that it is a presidential advisory panel, not a federal agency subject to privacy requirements; that it's requesting data that is already publi...More..

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Sells $699527.50 in Stock
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Sells $699527.50 in Stock

About 2.40M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has risen 37.41% since July 11, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock declined 0.14% or $1.42 reaching $995.05 on the news. SunTrust maintained it with "N...More..

Takata Recalls 2.7M Airbags After Finding Drying Agent Doesn't Prevent Ruptures
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Takata Recalls 2.7M Airbags After Finding Drying Agent Doesn't Prevent Ruptures

The company said it did not know what repairs were being attempted, but said the ignition switch was in the "on" position. Some 68 million Takata inflators are already set to be recalled through 2019 because ...More..

An Air Canada flight passes close to cause an air disaster
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

An Air Canada flight passes close to cause an air disaster

If the Air Canada flight landed on Taxiway C, which it almost did, it would've run into four airplanes full of luggage, people, and a lot of gasoline. Tower quickly tells the plane to " go around " and it...More..

Ben Simmons on playing with Markelle Fultz: 'I'm a starting point guard'
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ben Simmons on playing with Markelle Fultz: 'I'm a starting point guard'

Barring injury, the Philadelphia 76ers will debut not one, but two No. 1 overall draft picks in their first game of the 2017-18 season. The Philadelphia Sixers may have drafted Markelle Fultz with the N...More..

Shark attack sends swimmer to the hospital in Miami area
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Shark attack sends swimmer to the hospital in Miami area

A man swimming at a south Florida beach was bitten on both legs by a shark. A Sunny Isles lifeguard drives a personal watercraft near a shark in the waters of Haulover Beach on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Sparling ...More..