Kansas sheriff's deputies shot near courthouse

Deputy Theresa King , 44, was also killed. She is in critical condition. Two sheriff's deputies were shot near a courthouse Friday in Kansas City, Kansas, reported CBS News . The prosecution chose to try the case for the second time , but the tr... More..

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by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

IHOP name change: The 'B' is for burgers

Many on social media guessed that it would be "breakfast", "bacon" and yes, some got it right with burgers . IHOP revealed the name could be changed to IHOb , but did not share what the b stands for. Se...More..

Porsche Taycan name confirmed for production-spec Mission E
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Porsche Taycan name confirmed for production-spec Mission E

When it is launched, the Taycan will come with a pair of permanently activated synchronous motors (PSM) that deliver 600 horsepower. The new sedan promises to race from 0-100km/h in under 3.5 seconds, and h...More..

ZTE Escapes US Ban, Will Pay New $1 Billion Fine
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

ZTE Escapes US Ban, Will Pay New $1 Billion Fine

In March 2017, ZTE agreed to pay that fine and also to a seven-year suspended denial of export privileges, which would go into effect if ZTE broke the agreement during that time. Reuters reports that "ZTE prom...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Mexico imposes tariffs on $3 billion worth of United States exports

The White House recently confirmed President Trump is considering separate trade deals with Canada and Mexico rather than a new NAFTA deal. "Don't blame Trump. In a radio interview this morning, foreign t...More..

India's Q4 GDP grows at 7.7%, touches 6.7% for entire 2017-18
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

India's Q4 GDP grows at 7.7%, touches 6.7% for entire 2017-18

India is rebounding from an economic slowdown, with growth seen at more than 7 percent, only to find itself ensnared by the volatility engulfing emerging markets. Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said in a tweet...More..

European capitals watch nervously as Italy's populist parties call mass street protests
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

European capitals watch nervously as Italy's populist parties call mass street protests

Cottarelli has said that should his technocrat government win parliamentary approval, it would stay in place until elections at the "start of 2019". We will have a technocratic government. New Interior Min...More..

Starbucks Closes Shops For Afternoon Of Anti-Bias Training
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Starbucks Closes Shops For Afternoon Of Anti-Bias Training

The company announced mandatory training after a cellphone video capturing a Philadelphia Starbucks store manager racially profiled two black men. For the training, Starbucks commissioned a short film by aw...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

USA tariffs: Steel and aluminium levies slapped on key allies

The White House delayed implementation of the tariffs for some countries, giving those trading partners a chance to offer concessions to avoid the tariffs. She spoke with him again later by telephone, but left ...More..

Here's why you're getting so many emails about changing privacy policies
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Here's why you're getting so many emails about changing privacy policies

Following scrutiny of its data practices, Facebook had also promised that it would make the controls it introduced for GDPR available to users worldwide. Some are obvious, such as to fulfill contractual o...More..

Senate votes to save net neutrality: 4 things to know
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Senate votes to save net neutrality: 4 things to know

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY thinks otherwise, saying in an interview that the vote reflects the people's choice and should not be undermined. The Senate voted 52-47 yesterday to overturn the ...More..

Sensex ends little changed; ICICI Bank jumps
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Sensex ends little changed; ICICI Bank jumps

Major gainers were Axis Bank 1.87 per cent, HUL 1.71 per cent, Tata Steel 1.69 per cent, SBI 1.43 per cent and Bajaj Auto 1.35 per cent. ICICI Bank was the star performer in today's session, topping the g...More..

Fox shares rise 3 pct on potential Comcast offer
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Fox shares rise 3 pct on potential Comcast offer

The report comes after Comcast offered a $31 billion bid to purchase the European broadcaster Sky in February, beating out an early entry from Fox for all of Sky . Comcast's stock fell 5.5 percent Tue...More..

Xiaomi files for mega Hong Kong tech IPO, lifts lid on financials
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Xiaomi files for mega Hong Kong tech IPO, lifts lid on financials

The company is taking advantage of changes by Hong Kong that allowed companies with different share classes to list. But Bloomberg News, citing people with knowledge of the matter, reported that it was ex...More..

This Airline Wants To Pay You & A Mate To Travel The World
by | Sunday, April 29, 2018

This Airline Wants To Pay You & A Mate To Travel The World

We are nearly halfway through the year, which means holiday-planning for many people - and if you have some free time on your hands over the next few months, you could be in luck. The winners will be allowed to...More..

Dow opens slightly higher on industrial gains
by | Sunday, April 29, 2018

Dow opens slightly higher on industrial gains

The S&P 500 gained 0.2 per cent, while the Nasdaq closed slightly below breakeven point. The Nasdaq Composite fell 121.25 points, or 1.7 percent, to 7007.35. Gina Martin Adams, chief equity strategist for B...More..

Dow has longest losing streak in a year as stocks slump broadly
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Dow has longest losing streak in a year as stocks slump broadly

Bond prices slipped again Tuesday. Technology and industrial stocks weighed on the major indexes on Tuesday, with Alphabet Inc, Facebook Inc, 3M Co and Caterpillar Inc all falling more than 3.5 per cent. I...More..

Trump may Send Envoy to Talk Trade
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Trump may Send Envoy to Talk Trade

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said on Sunday that it welcomed the prospect of US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin visiting China to discuss bilateral economic and trade issues. "We have now adopted a...More..

Pitches, 16 Fouls, 12 Minutes: Brandon Belt's Marathon At-Bat
by | Monday, April 23, 2018

Pitches, 16 Fouls, 12 Minutes: Brandon Belt's Marathon At-Bat

It took 9 pitches for Belt to work the depend full, as he fouled off 5 pitches within the course of. Belt was greeted with high-fives when he returned to the dugout. Indeed, in his next at bat he forced Berri...More..

by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Summary of Genus plc (LON:GNS) Ratings as of April 21, 2018

Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Mngmt has invested 0.02% in Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO). Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.50 ($0.11) per share. JP Morgan downgraded Youn...More..

Roku shares getting hit as Amazon cuts deal with Best Buy
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Roku shares getting hit as Amazon cuts deal with Best Buy

Notably, this announcement also implies that Insignia TVs (Best Buy's house brand) may drop software from Roku in favor of Amazon's , though Roku TVs from other manufacturers will surely still be sold. It ha...More..

United States acting as a bully to stifle our scientific development: China
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

United States acting as a bully to stifle our scientific development: China

ZTE immediately suspended trading of its shares on Chinese stock markets and delayed an earnings release. Consumer activists and technology experts are advising consumers to hold off on buying Android hands...More..

The Two Men Arrested At A Starbucks Say They Feared The Police
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

The Two Men Arrested At A Starbucks Say They Feared The Police

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were at a Starbucks in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square location waiting for a business colleague when they were arrested for trespassing . Starbucks declined to discuss t...More..

by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Merck to sell global consumer health business to P&G for $4.2bn

The acquiring price for the Merck's business suggests that the Germany company has descended from the price demands of as much as four billion euros, which as per sources had deterred initial suitors like Nestl...More..

Oil prices settle higher as United States stockpiles drop
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Oil prices settle higher as United States stockpiles drop

USA crude and gasoline inventories fell last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report on Tuesday, in contrast to forecasts for a build in US government data later. "Gasoline demand was very str...More..

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): Intraday Technology Mover
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): Intraday Technology Mover

The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 24.13%. IMPACT SILVER CORP ORDINARY SHARES CANA (OTCMKTS:ISVLF) had an increase of 13.62% in short interest. On Monday, November 13 the rating was maintained by RBC Cap...More..

Scottish athlete Callum Hawkins collapses as he leads Commonwealth Games marathon
by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Scottish athlete Callum Hawkins collapses as he leads Commonwealth Games marathon

The final day of the Commonwealth Games was marred when Scottish athlete Callum Hawkins was left without medical attention on the marathon course after collapsing in brutal heat during the last event of the ...More..

United Nations chief warns against escalation over Syria
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

United Nations chief warns against escalation over Syria

The draft resolution expresses support for a fact-finding mission by the OPCW and requests that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres separately dispatch a "high-level disarmament mission" with the task of addr...More..

Black flags, 'Go back Modi' chants greet PM Modi at Chennai
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

Black flags, 'Go back Modi' chants greet PM Modi at Chennai

Earlier, a press conference was also planned with PM Modi at the IIT-Madras, adjacent to the Cancer Institute, but it failed to materialise. In fact Modi, who travelled by road in Chennai and deviated fro...More..

FOMC Minutes Suggest Confidence in Strengthening Economy and Inflation
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

FOMC Minutes Suggest Confidence in Strengthening Economy and Inflation

At the March 20-21 meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee voted to raise its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.50% to 1.75%, as had been widely expected. But the minutes say that a ...More..

Stocks of Rusal collapse 50% after USA sanctions
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Stocks of Rusal collapse 50% after USA sanctions

The caricature shows that the decline in the shares of the company UC Rusal. The US Treasury sanctioned Russian individuals, officials, state-owned firms and companies, including Rusal, the world's second lar...More..

U.S. stocks trade lower amid trade concerns
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

U.S. stocks trade lower amid trade concerns

U.S. stocks opened sharply lower after China unveiled plans to hit major USA exports such as soybeans, cars and small aircraft with retaliatory tariffs, which seemed to portend a worsening tit-for-tat conflict ...More..

Isao Takahata, filmmaker co-founder of Studio Ghibli, dead at 82
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Isao Takahata, filmmaker co-founder of Studio Ghibli, dead at 82

Takahata, who was most well known for directing the 1998 film Grave of the Fireflies , passed away at a Tokyo hospital, according to a statement from the studio. His big break was actually with Toei Animation ...More..

Younkers may be closing Omaha stores
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Younkers may be closing Omaha stores

Bon-Ton is in active discussions with an investor group to acquire the company in a court-supervised sale process. Bon-Ton, Younker's parent company, sent a letter to the South Dakota Department of Labor ann...More..

RBI keeps key interest rates unchanged
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

RBI keeps key interest rates unchanged

The directive is aimed at having "unfettered access to all payment data for supervisory purposes", the central bank said. Viral V. Acharya - had voted in favor of a status quo. First, with the sharp moderation ...More..