Uber suspends self-driving auto program after Arizona crash

A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona , a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising minimal ... More..

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Trump Administration Wants Travel Ban in Effect While Case is Considered
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump Administration Wants Travel Ban in Effect While Case is Considered

Alabama is one of 13 states who filed an amicus brief in support of the travel ban by the President Donald J. Trump's administration, according to Attorney General Steven T. The administration says the people...More..

Indian equities open on a higher note
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Indian equities open on a higher note

The BSE market breadth was bearish - with 1,666 declines and 1,135 advances. "Markets ended lower this week after two weeks of gains. The sell-off stemming from the recent USA policy uncertainty seemed to hav...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Abandoning Nuclear Weapons Unrealistic Today Due to N Korea Threat - US Envoy

They have collectively said that the threat of a nuclear disaster is increasing due to North Korea's nuclear programme and an unpredictable government in Washington. Furthermore, Ford threatened that NATO membe...More..

The Raiders Are Set To Move To Las Vegas
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Raiders Are Set To Move To Las Vegas

On Monday, NFL owners gathered at the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix to vote on the Raiders' future. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the only team that voted against the move was the Miami Dolphins . Th...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Russian opposition leader appears in court following rally

Navalny said on Sunday that he was "proud" of the demonstrators. The White House has not issued its own statement, but at today's briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer said the State Department's comment "ref...More..

Backed Syria force takes airport from IS: Spokesman
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Backed Syria force takes airport from IS: Spokesman

ISIS has been pounded in Syria in recent months with attacks against the extremists from three fronts, the USA -backed fighters, Turkish troops and their allies near the border with Turkey, and government force...More..

Middle Tennessee voices weigh in on pulling of Obamacare replacement bill
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Middle Tennessee voices weigh in on pulling of Obamacare replacement bill

While Ryan acknowledged American Care Act, also known as Obamacare, remains "the law of the land", Hultgren said in his statement that "maintaining the status quo is simply unacceptable". "What you don't want...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Kier Group plc (KIE) To Go Ex-Dividend on March 30th

The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the a year ago is GBX 205.67 ($2.54). 34 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. UBS maintained Cisco Systems...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Meals on Wheels holds steady for now

In light of proposed cuts to federal funding for Meals on Wheels , the Parker County Committee on Aging (PCCoA) encouraged the community to support their local program at the March for Meals 5k walk Saturday. ...More..

Cuomo says big cuts to nursing home revenues if AHCA passes
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Cuomo says big cuts to nursing home revenues if AHCA passes

A Congressional Budget Office score of a recent version of the bill predicted it could lead to 24 million people losing coverage in a decade. Donovan is also anxious NY residents won't be able to use the new fe...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Oil Inventories Spread: More Pain Ahead for Crude Oil Prices?

Most likely the oil has increased as the Loonie has rallied aggressively and has appreciated versus the greenback, the USD/CAD has erased the earlier today's gains and now is approaching an important confluence...More..

Airline slammed for 'barring girls wearing leggings'
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Airline slammed for 'barring girls wearing leggings'

According to a United customer service official on Twitter, the airline's Contract of Carriage allows airline personnel to refuse service to, or even remove passengers "for the safety of such Passenger or oth...More..

China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports

Also on Saturday, Chile's Agriculture and Livestock Service said that it was modifying its ban on Brazilian meat imports to prohibit only those products from plants under investigation. Temer's government, al...More..

Enbridge and Spectra Energy complete merger
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Enbridge and Spectra Energy complete merger

Hartford Financial Management Inc. acquired a new position in Spectra Energy Partners, during the third quarter valued at $109,000. 11/1/2016-Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Reiterated Rating of Buy. Th...More..

Alaska Airlines to drop Virgin America brand
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Alaska Airlines to drop Virgin America brand

Alaska Airlines, which recently acquired Virgin America, announced Thursday that it will drop the Virgin brand name in 2019. China Eastern jumped 4.71 percent in Hong Kong and more than two percent in Shangha...More..

Groups seek to intervene in Keystone XL review
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Groups seek to intervene in Keystone XL review

Department of State will be in compliance with the deadline laid out in the January 24, 2017, presidential memorandum regarding construction of the Keystone XL pipeline", the official said in an email. The luxu...More..

GBP Bounces Higher After Strong ONS UK Sales Data
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

GBP Bounces Higher After Strong ONS UK Sales Data

Prior to the release, economists had forecast month-on-month sales growth of 0.4%, with the yearly figure expected at 2.6%. Better sales of goods across the board were behind the February increase, with the e...More..

Viral video shows man riding a horse inside a Houston Walmart
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Viral video shows man riding a horse inside a Houston Walmart

Fields filmed the quick two-minute trip on his phone, showing mystified shoppers staring at the horses in befuddlement, much to delight of the children in the store. "I was just trying to make people smile and ...More..

AT&T Technicians Go On Strike Amid Contract Dispute
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

AT&T Technicians Go On Strike Amid Contract Dispute

Around 17,000 AT&T customer service workers and technicians in California and Nevada walked off the job Wednesday after working for almost a year without a contract. Their last agreement expired in April 2016. ...More..

Starbucks' Future: More Mobile, More Food, and More China
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Starbucks' Future: More Mobile, More Food, and More China

Under Schultz, the company has waded into sometimes-heated subjects, such as when it had baristas write "Race Together" on cups amid protests over police shootings of unarmed black men. Mobile order and payment...More..

German prosecutors search Audi for second day in emissions probe
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

German prosecutors search Audi for second day in emissions probe

He would not comment on the investigation beyond saying Audi is "fully cooperating with authorities". "There is suspicion that devices were built into these vehicles to manipulate emissions readings and con...More..

Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder

The racketeering charge and the 52 counts of fraud carry up to 20 years each, but federal sentencing guidelines typically call for far less than the maximum. "Though we are disappointed that today's verdict doe...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Brazil Meat Scandal Causes Agriculture Minister to Expose Factory Processes

The ministry also convened a meeting with major distributors and importers of corned beef. Supermarket Association of T&T (SATT) president Dr Yunus Ibrahim said yesterday that members are ready to remove prod...More..

Chinese PM Li Welcomes Israeli PM Netanyahu to Beijing
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Chinese PM Li Welcomes Israeli PM Netanyahu to Beijing

While the European Union remains Israel's largest trading partner, Asia is steadily closing the gap and politically, it tends to put far fewer demands on Israel than the EU does. Premier Li Keqiang and visi...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Macron seen winning French TV debate, clashes with Le Pen

France's top presidential candidates have clashed over the burkini in a feisty TV debate. Several opinion polls found Macron, a former investment banker who has never previously run for elected office, was t...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pound RISES as cost of living hits three-year high

The Bank of England, which will continue to use CPI as its measure for setting interest rates, predicted inflation to lift to 2% in February, peaking at 2.8% in the first half of next year, before falling bac...More..

Dollar slips amid uncertainty of gradual rate hike; Euro gains
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Dollar slips amid uncertainty of gradual rate hike; Euro gains

USA gold futures for April delivery were up $8.80 at $1,242.80. Although the RBA is not expected to cut interest rates any time soon, the fact that borrowing costs could remain on hold for a long time to come...More..

Top UK banks accused of being involved in money-laundering scam
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Top UK banks accused of being involved in money-laundering scam

The Guardian reported that HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and Barclays were being questioned about an worldwide money laundering scheme. Banking records detailing the scheme were said to have been ...More..

'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend

Just a year ago, Batman v Superman set a record for the most amount of money grossed for the opening weekend of a March release - domestic totals only. Though many applauded the character's subtle twist as ov...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Billionaire banker, philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101

Rockefeller joined The Chase National Bank in 1946, became a vice president in 1949 and senior vice president in 1952. He persistently lauded the benefits of capitalism . At times Rockefeller caused controve...More..

Unilever isn't flogging Google for misplaced ads
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Unilever isn't flogging Google for misplaced ads

Google already provides controls that allow advertisers to choose where their ads go, said Matt Brittin, Google's president for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Martin Sorrell, CEO of the global advertising fi...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

China slaps ban on Brazilian meat exports over processing 'scandal'

Brazilian authorities announced Friday an investigation into evidence suggesting that companies including JBS SA and BRF SA, the country's largest meat producers, bribed government officials to approve the sale...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Crude oil futures plunge to to Rs. 3165 per barrel

WTI Crude Futures slipped 28 cents at $48.50 per barrel. In terms of output, the IEA noted that member countries of the Opec oil-producing cartel cut their production for the second month in a row. Baker H...More..

Price on Health Care Finances
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Price on Health Care Finances

There are a number of reasons for the anticipated drop in coverage, Guss said. In some states there is only one health insurance provider and option. Johnson predicts cuts to Medicaid are more likely. Re...More..

by | Monday, March 20, 2017

JC Penney announces closure of Decorah store, 137 others

However, the fate of the store in Marshalltown was not officially known until J.C. Penney released a list of the stores it plans to close, in a statement issued Friday. Large box department store retailers such...More..

Virat Kohli sledged by Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell in Ranchi Test
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Virat Kohli sledged by Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell in Ranchi Test

Footage then emerged of Steve Smith seemingly grabbing his shoulder after holding the catch to dismiss Kohli, however it was an illusion. Kohli has himself struggled with the review of late so he clearly enjo...More..

BSNL offers 56GB data and unlimited calling for Rs 339
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

BSNL offers 56GB data and unlimited calling for Rs 339

The BSNL offer includes 2GB of 3G data with a 28-day validity and unlimited calling to other BSNL numbers. And nearly half that was spent by the market leader; Airtel spent Rs450-550 crore on advertising ...More..

Russian Spies Are The Masterminds Behind The Yahoo Hack
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Russian Spies Are The Masterminds Behind The Yahoo Hack

According to the Department of Justice , Demitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin were the masterminds behind the information theft. The hacks allegedly targeted the email accounts of Russian and United States of...More..

OPEC Partners' Oil Supply Cuts Faltered in February, IEA Says
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

OPEC Partners' Oil Supply Cuts Faltered in February, IEA Says

The price of a barrel of Brent crude, the benchmark global contract, rose by 1 per cent to $51.55 a barrel. But an oil price rally after the deal has been hobbled by data showing persistently rising US stockpil...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Snyder: Health care overhaul plan falls short

Just as the party's conservatives began expressing optimism about the proposal's fortunes, Republican moderates raised concerns that tax credits now in the bill meant to help people buy health insurance are n...More..

Drones showing up weaknesses in missile defence plans
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Drones showing up weaknesses in missile defence plans

According to news reports, U.S. general David Perkins revealed the Goliath-smashing-David-event a military symposium . A USA -made Patriot missile is launched during the annual Han Kuang No. ally. "I'm not...More..

Intel acquires self-driving technology maker - Mobileye
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Intel acquires self-driving technology maker - Mobileye

Vident Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in shares of Intel by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. But the world's biggest chipmaker has consumed the past 18 months on financing in and procuring organizations ...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

IEA: OPEC Compliance at 91% in February

OPEC output in February was 1.39 million barrels a day lower than its reference level. While Opec Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said that February compliance to the deal will be higher than January, Rus...More..

GoPro to lay off 270 workers in an effort to cut costs
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

GoPro to lay off 270 workers in an effort to cut costs

Target prices have a considerable bearing on the stock movement. Just months after dropping a bombshell by cutting 15 percent of its workforce, GoPro is once again back to terminating more people from its man...More..

Jermain Defoe, Marcus Rashford named in England squad
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Jermain Defoe, Marcus Rashford named in England squad

Many were disappointed to not see Defoe in Roy Hodgson's side for Euro 2016 after saving the Black Cats from relegation, but he has once again shown his talents scoring 14 goals so far in the league. Manche...More..

McDonald's Twitter to Trump: 'You are a disgusting excuse of a president'
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

McDonald's Twitter to Trump: 'You are a disgusting excuse of a president'

McDonald's official Twitter handle on Thursday criticized the President Donald Trump and called him the disgusting excuse of the President and accused him of having tiny hands. I like to think that one of McD...More..

What you need to know for your Wednesday travel plans
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

What you need to know for your Wednesday travel plans

At San Francisco International Airport, 51 arriving flights and 38 departing flights were cancelled Tuesday as of 7 a.m., according to Bob Rotiski, airport duty manager. Passengers should check with their airli...More..

GST Council caps cess on demerit goods at 15%
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

GST Council caps cess on demerit goods at 15%

This move let all the five enabling draft bills as approved, enabling the roll out of the new indirect tax regime by July 1. The panel at its last meeting approved the final draft of central GST (C-GST) and i...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Audi headquarters raided over emissions scandal

VW has already agreed to pay more than $1 billion to fix or buy back the 80,000 cars , but the US settlement is expected to end up costing the automaker as much as $17.5 billion. Audi last month said it had f...More..