Hurricane Otto Heads to Nicaragua and Costa Rica

If Otto moves further north it would make landfall near the southeast quadrant of Nicaragua , a low density populated area but home to two of the main natural reserves in the country, Punta Gorda and Indio Máíz. Otto is developing later in the seaso... More..

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by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Letter Sent to Mosques Promises Genocide of Muslims

Referring to President-elect Donald Trump, the letter continued, "He's going to cleanse America and make it shine again. And, he's going to start with you Muslims". CAIR says there's been a spike in documented ...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

NZ backs fast-tracking of Paris climate deal

At a meeting Tuesday with New York Times journalists and executives, Trump said he thinks "there is some connectivity" in terms of human activity causing climate change. He added that he has "an open mind to ...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Federal Judge Blocks Department of Labor's Overtime Rule

Salaried employees not paid overtime will not receive an increase in pay required by a Department of Labor rule. The comparison offers employers food for thought about whether they should to stay the course o...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

'Fantastic Beasts' hopes to find 'Harry Potter' fans this weekend

And so that is what Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - firmly set in the real world, with its real capability of real evil. Presumably, the goal is to start a new wizard franchise (J.K. Welcome back to...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

In shift, Trump says humans may be causing global warming

This ideological U-turn follows a series of similar shifts of Trump's rhetoric after being elected. On Nov. 22, Trump had signaled that his views on climate change may have evolved since the campaign trai...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Monday's supermoon peers through cloudy skies in Lower Mainland

During a " supermoon " phase, the moon can appear to be 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter. About every 14th full moon is a supermoon , said University of Wisconsin astronomer Jim Lattis. Monday's s...More..

Students at 2 High Schools, City College Walk Out to Protest Trump
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Students at 2 High Schools, City College Walk Out to Protest Trump

During the protest, a few Trump supporters yelled from across the street. Trump Protests Washington: Washington area high school students sitting on a park bench, from left, Makeda Lydia, 14, Sarah Tewodros...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

US stocks recede from record highs; drugmakers skid

The businesses were suspected of providing money to foundations controlled by Choi Soon-sil, who is a close friend of President Park and is at the center of a growing scandal in the country, said Reuters. The B...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Americans hitting roads for busy Thanksgiving holiday

Here's something to be thankful for: drivers will pay the second-cheapest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2008, according to AAA. Based on a sample size of 200 gas stations the average price, according to AAA, ...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Asian Shares Gain, Lifted by Oil Price Rally on Wall Street

Those gains came after strong results from farm equipment maker Deere. The Dow topped 19,000 points and the S&P 500 moved past 2,200 points for the first time ever, while the pan-European STOXX 600 index an...More..

Thanksgiving meal set for pipeline protesters
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Thanksgiving meal set for pipeline protesters

About 75 people from around the country are planning to serve Thanksgiving dinner to about 2,000 protesters who are demonstrating against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. At that point, Rivas tol...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa launch 2-day strike

Initially, the strike was scheduled for November 23 alone, but the pilots union made a decision to extend it after two courts rejected the airline's attempts to block industrial action, reports in worldwide med...More..

British Workers Facing Post-Brexit Pay Squeeze, Says IFS
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

British Workers Facing Post-Brexit Pay Squeeze, Says IFS

It comes after Chancellor Philip Hammond said in the 2016 Autumn Statement that he would target eliminating the budget deficit in the next Parliament. The astounding thing is that despite the six years of sever...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Trump spends Thanksgiving 'working hard' on Carrier plant

Company to stay in the U.S. (Indiana)", Trump said in a Twitter post. Carrier earned Trump's ire after a video went viral in February showing the company informing its distraught in workers that their jobs ...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

France's Fillon seen winning conservatives' primaries

Polls predict that President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, will receive 18 percent of the vote - seven to eight percent less than Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front party. Putin ha...More..

Eurozone business activity speeds up in November
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Eurozone business activity speeds up in November

November was also the first month during which managers reported price increases - which is a good sign for the European Central Bank which remains far from its target eurozone inflation rate of 2%. Germany con...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Lilly Alzheimer's drug fails in latest study

Lilly said it will not pursue regulatory approval for the drug in treating mild dementia and that it was working to conclude other extension trials now taking place. (NASDAQ:BIIB) noted that its Eli Lilly's ...More..

The Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

In fact, consensus estimates have moved sharply higher for both of these time frames over the past four weeks, suggesting that Marvell Technology could be a solid choice for investors. Finally, Bank of Montreal...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Symantec Corporation (SYMC)

The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.76%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.17%%. According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)'s Buy count is 3 and Strong...More..

Fidelity Investments' Ned Johnson to retire
by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Fidelity Investments' Ned Johnson to retire

Mr Johnson's retirement was not unexpected, as he is 86 years old and Abigail Johnson (54) has been running the United States mutual fund giant on a day-to-day basis as chief executive since 2014. He also broke...More..

Borough Hall tree lighting set for December 1
by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Borough Hall tree lighting set for December 1

In additon to the tree being lit in Boudreau Square, there will be cookies and treats to enjoy. "We invite all Staten Islanders to join us as at Borough Hall as we light our Christmas tree and kick off the ho...More..

Screwfix sales drive Kingfisher quarterly profits close to £3bn
by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Screwfix sales drive Kingfisher quarterly profits close to £3bn

In France, where it trades as Castorama , Kingfisher saw like-for-like sales fall 3.6 per cent. Like-for-like sales at Screwfix rocketed 12.7 per cent, while B&Q notched up respectable growth of 3.5 per ce...More..

by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

UN climate talks end with pleas for Trump to join fight

On Thursday, governments reaffirmed their commitment to "full implementation" of the Paris accord which seeks to phase out greenhouse gas emissions this century and to limit a global average rise in temperature...More..

Trump Rejoices in Lawsuit Settlement as 'Small Fraction of the Potential Award'
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Trump Rejoices in Lawsuit Settlement as 'Small Fraction of the Potential Award'

On Friday, Mr. Trump settled three lawsuits against Trump University. "I settled the Trump University lawsuit for a small fraction of the potential award because as President I have to focus on our country"...More..

Trump's popularity has soared since winning the election
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Trump's popularity has soared since winning the election

His unfavourability among United States voters has dropped 15 points, from 61% to 46%. Interestingly, President Barack Obama's approval rating is also up in the poll. "For example, Obama saw about a 20 poin...More..

VW axing 30000 jobs mainly in Germany
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

VW axing 30000 jobs mainly in Germany

According to a previous report in German newspaper Handelsblatt, about 30,000 jobs would be axed by 2020 in a bid to save about 4 billion euros. About $15 billion of that figure comes in a settlement with autho...More..

Airport shooting likely case of workplace revenge
by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Airport shooting likely case of workplace revenge

Even though Buie killed himself this investigation isn't over. Police said Winchester was not his immediate supervisor. Winchester was the father of professional football player James Winchester, a long sna...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

India struggles as millions throng banks to swap currency

Wells Fargo & Co also said it can not supply rupees at this time, while Bank of America Corp said it has never accepted the currency for exchange. In 50 days time, the rich may convert black money into white....More..

by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Volkswagen to shed 30000 jobs to cut costs after scandal

It hopes to be able to increase the brand's profit margin from 2% to 4%. Speaking to news agency Reuters , sources close to the agreement said the newfound focus in electrification will eventually create 9,0...More..

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) Analyst Estimates And Rating
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) Analyst Estimates And Rating

The 29 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Baker Hughes Inc have a median target of 62.00, with a high estimate of 70.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The company had revenue of $2.40 billion for th...More..

by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Trump on Twitter: Ford won't move Lincoln assembly to Mexico

In September, Ford confirmed that all of the company's small-car production will leave US plants and head to lower-cost Mexico by 2019, but no plants would be closed as a result. This isn't the first time...More..

Eurozone Recovery Remains Reliant on ECB Stimulus, Says Draghi
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Eurozone Recovery Remains Reliant on ECB Stimulus, Says Draghi

Having unveiled unprecedented stimulus over the past several years, Draghi said his policy focus is now on whether a recovery in euro zone inflation can sustain itself even if the ECB's exceptional monetary sti...More..

England in seam-bowling dilemma for Vizag Test
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

England in seam-bowling dilemma for Vizag Test

Amit Mishra, India's legspinner, admitted that he put up a sub-par performance against England in the first Test played at Rajkot . Kohli also dropped Cook in the next over. Rashid (3/64) was England's m...More..

Another Fall in Markets, Nifty below 8100, Sensex at 6-month low
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Another Fall in Markets, Nifty below 8100, Sensex at 6-month low

The Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE, which had closed at 26,298.69 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 26,304.90 points and minutes into trading, it was quoting at 26,309.17 points, up 10.48 points, or ...More..

by | Friday, November 18, 2016

LNG surplus drives a second naturalgas revolution says IEA

According to the outlook , global oil consumption will continue to grow till 2040, implying that its long-term demand-supply forecasts in the last outlook remains unchanged. "As a result of that, the share o...More..

US Housing Starts Jump 25.5% in October
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

US Housing Starts Jump 25.5% in October

USA new-home construction jumped to a nine-year high in October as an outsized advance in the number of apartment projects accompanied a strong pickup for single-family housing. He also said he expects the over...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Securities Analyst Recommendations: U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)

This insider holds 324,986 shares with a market value around $15836567.78 as of recent close. U.S. Bancorp makes up approx 1.50% of Moody Lynn Lieberson's portfolio.D. 09/16/2016 - U.S. Bancorp had its "overwei...More..

Minnesota Police Officer Charged In Fatal Shooting Caught Live On Facebook
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Minnesota Police Officer Charged In Fatal Shooting Caught Live On Facebook

Paul, on Wednesday morning that Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who shot Castile, would also be charged with endangering the lives of Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter, who was also in the auto. Choi said Yanez ...More..

Richard Branson has unveiled the prototype for a supersonic passenger plane
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Richard Branson has unveiled the prototype for a supersonic passenger plane

Sir Richard said: "I have always been passionate about the development of high-speed commercial flights". As part of its deal with Virgin, Boom's aircraft will be built with help from the spaceship-making a...More..

Did banks ignore RBI order on Rs 100-ATMs before demonetisation?
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Did banks ignore RBI order on Rs 100-ATMs before demonetisation?

Clarifying on the issue of recalibration of ATMs, he says a task force has been set up to address the issue at the earliest.The recalibrated ATMs will start dispensing Rs. However, an SBI official in Sector 16 ...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Chinese yuan falls to nearly 8-year low

The yuan has now depreciated 5.4 percent against the dollar so far this year, with its descent gathering speed since Trump's election in the presidential race on November 8, which has boosted the greenback agai...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Food prices help ease October retail inflation to 4.20%

There is little evidence so far that rising inflation will translate into higher interest rates, so anyone with savings still sitting in cash will struggle to generate real returns. The rate was forecast by eco...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Kaby Lake-powered Surface Pro coming in early 2017

The Microsoft Surface Pro looks promising with all its cool features and high-end specifications. However, if the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 were to battle the iPad Pro 2 in this department, it might...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Criminal case opened against Russian Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev

However, unnamed sources close to Kremlin told Gazeta.ru that Putin had previously approved the "design of the case" and arrest of Ulyukayev , who having headed the ministry since June 2013 is now likely to ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

A look at Trump's immigration plans by the numbers

Trump has also added that he will pursue with his promises about gun rights and abortion as well. "America is expelling illegal immigrants at nine times the rate of 20 years ago; almost 2m so far under Barac...More..

United will start offering 'Basic Economy' class
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

United will start offering 'Basic Economy' class

Those passengers won't need to find room for their carry-on bag, though - in a departure from the Delta Basic Economy model that United has otherwise copied fairly faithfully, only one "personal item" carryon w...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Gold hits 5-1/2 month low on strong dollar, Treasury yields

The most active gold contract for December delivery fell 2.6 US dollars, or 0.21 percent, to settle at 1,221.70 dollars per ounce. The metal fell as much as 1% to $1,213.15 an ounce earlier in the session - i...More..

by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Balance of power in Congress: Republicans in control

Prosecutions and convictions for corruption have come from the federal government, like U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who oversaw the conviction of the former legislative leaders and who has issued criminal comp...More..

by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Last-ditch push underway for Clinton to become president instead of Trump

How can this be? The answer can be found in the U.S. Constitution. At this time, only ten other states have joined Maryland in their bid to replace the electoral college, Fox Baltimore reports. In fact, s...More..