Amazon to integrate Alexa into its Android app starting this week

So, once the feature is live on all the Android handsets, users can ask Alexa about anything as they normally would while using it on Echo devices . The Californian firm was also reportedly negotiating with Google and IBM before agreeing to se... More..

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Trigger-happy policeman, 18 others arrested as calm returns to Apapa
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Trigger-happy policeman, 18 others arrested as calm returns to Apapa

Angered by the incident, the mob, most of which were said to be the driver's colleagues, reportedly set the bank on fire and also the nearby bank building when they learned that the policeman was hiding there...More..

Oil, copper weigh on BHP's iron ore growth
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Oil, copper weigh on BHP's iron ore growth

V Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in BHP Billiton Limited during the second quarter worth $133,000. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of BHP Billiton PLC by 12.7% in the ...More..

Audi Pulls Offensive Car Ad in China
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Audi Pulls Offensive Car Ad in China

The commercial then cuts away to footage of a red Audi sedan zipping along an empty highway, as a man's voice declares: " An important decision must be made carefully ". The company can ill afford this speed bu...More..

Rise in State Pension age brought forward by seven years
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Rise in State Pension age brought forward by seven years

This is the first government review of the state pension. "While improvements in life expectancy have stalled in recent years, over decades the state pension system has become increasingly unaffordable". "Thi...More..

Lousy Beyoncé wax figure sets off the Beyhive
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lousy Beyoncé wax figure sets off the Beyhive

Kylie isn't the only member of her family to have a waxwork; Kim has had several figures created in her honour, including one made to feature in her husband Kanye West's music video Famous. Fans bashed the fa...More..

Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead says someone is demanding ransom after taking his dog
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead says someone is demanding ransom after taking his dog

Whitehead says he suspects the heist was "an inside job" and plans to talk to some people close to him. Whitehead, according to ESPN .com, said the perpetrator demanded $10,000 for the return of his dog. Whi...More..

Trump says Iran complying with nuclear deal but remains risky threat
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Trump says Iran complying with nuclear deal but remains risky threat

Trump has now twice affirmed Iran's compliance since taking office, effectively keeping the deal in place. The administration was working on a "strategy that will address the totality" of Iran's actions, whi...More..

National French Fry Day deals: Where to get free fries
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

National French Fry Day deals: Where to get free fries

This deal is available in-store only at participating locations. Arby's: Order a Brown Sugar Bacon Sandwich and get free curly fries and a drink. Bob Evans : Go to the Free Fries tab on the Bob Evans Fa...More..

NSE Back To Business After Suffering Technical Glitch
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

NSE Back To Business After Suffering Technical Glitch

A combined 579,483 shares changed hands on the counter on BSE and NSE so far. The country's largest stock exchange was able to resume trading in the third attempt at about 12:30pm. The 50-share NSE Nifty al...More..

by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Martial law in Mindanao helped neutralize Maute infrastructure - Lorenzana

The possible extension of martial law in Mindanao will be among the crucial issues to be taken up when President Duterte and senators from the majority bloc meet next week, Senate President Aquilino Pimente...More..

Korean media says Trump
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Korean media says Trump "confessed" failure to stop nuclear program

North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said its intercontinental ballistic missile is meant to overcome USA hostility and enable the North to "strike the very heart of the U.S.at any given time ". "It's a...More..

Illinois Powerball sales suspended tonight
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Illinois Powerball sales suspended tonight

Wednesday's Powerball drawing could be the last for a while in IL, which is operating in a budget void as the state's financial woes swell. Illinois Lottery operators are putting their foot down, amid the...More..

IL bonds rally on end of impasse
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

IL bonds rally on end of impasse

State law requires these owners awards to be paid even if the legislation doesn't fund them, and lacking state funding for the last two years, the awards have been deducted from tracks' purse accounts. That's r...More..

Canada oil output threatens to derail OPEC plan
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Canada oil output threatens to derail OPEC plan

Brent crude futures fell down 13 cents to touch at $48.64 a barrel, while United States crude futures dropped 4 cents to $46, reported Reuters. West Texas Intermediate contracts for August delivery closed Fri...More..

Enhanced airport security in US could end laptop ban
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Enhanced airport security in US could end laptop ban

Airlines that failed to satisfy new security requirements could still face future in-cabin electronics restrictions, the sources said. Officials at the Homeland Security Department said 280 airports in 105 ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

NZ dollar rises above 73 U.S. cents

According to Williams prior to a dated speech in Sydney on Monday, three more rate hikes this year and around three or four next year would sustain the economy as long as the economic growth pushes through as e...More..

Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down: Recode
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down: Recode

It seems his resignation just couldn't wait. Said Westergren , "I am incredibly proud of the company we have built". Meanwhile, music listeners have begun gravitating to the on-demand subscription services...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

BidaskClub Lowers Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX) to Strong Sell

Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 3,747,434 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $119,731,000 after buying an additional 1,649,157 shares during the last quarter. Antero Midstream Partners LP is a...More..

Boeing outsells rivals at Paris Air Show
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Boeing outsells rivals at Paris Air Show

The agreement, not yet finalized, includes purchase rights for an additional 50 aircraft, Boeing said . " Boeing has been a proud partner of Malaysia Airlines for more than 40 years and we are honored the...More..

Dundalk councillor warns parents over new Snapchat upgrade
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Dundalk councillor warns parents over new Snapchat upgrade

The new feature is available for all accounts, unless you manually disable it in the applications settings menu. But a Snapchat spokesperson told The Sun Online: "The safety of our community is very importa...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Erdogan calls on US, Saudi Arabia to join Astana talks

Boeing, the prime contractor on the sale, declined to comment. How can Qatar end the crisis? Spokeswoman Heather Nauert says Tillerson will stay to work the phones to try to persuade Qatar , Saudi Arab...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Secret Service Says It Doesn't Have Any Trump Tapes

REPORTER: So he was - sorry, just want to be very clear about this. "In response to your request, the Secret Service has conducted a reasonable search for responsive records", the agency wrote to the Journ...More..

China a step closer to resuming US beef imports
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

China a step closer to resuming US beef imports

It's been a long time coming, but US beef will eventually be on its way to mainland China. China banned USA beef in 2003 after a US scare over mad cow disease. American beef may soon be back on the menu in Ch...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

While Trump maintained he did not ask Comey to let the FBI's investigation into Flynn go, he told reporters "there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it". Trump demurred when asked whether tapes of his talks...More..

Euro area proves stronger as first-quarter growth revised up
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Euro area proves stronger as first-quarter growth revised up

The debate will take place in Estonia, where the economy grew by 0.8 per cent between the final quarter of previous year and the first three months of 2017. Sources told Reuters last week the European Central...More..

Medicaid A Target For Cuts Contrary To Trump Admin's Claims
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Medicaid A Target For Cuts Contrary To Trump Admin's Claims

Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) was particularly hard on the numbers, telling Mulvaney, his former colleague in the South Carolina House delegation, that the budget "presumes a goldilocks economy". "They set up th...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

NBA Finals: Three things to look for in Game 2

Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson scored his first points of the series on a driving dunk midway through the first quarter. James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 1...More..

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

Kushner in March said he was ready to testify about his Russian Federation meetings to the Senate Intelligence Committee. According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

For the year to date, the economy has added +810,000 new jobs, which means average job creation for the year so far now stands at 162,000 per month. "Some of this is due to businesses finding it more hard t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Earnings Watch & Stock Update

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE ) has accumulated 41.65% over the course of one week. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 1,022,326 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $18,152,000 aft...More..

Hindustan Petroleum March-quarter profit beats estimates
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Hindustan Petroleum March-quarter profit beats estimates

The royalty payment was due after the Government agreed with the contention of Gujarat and Assam that the state-owned company should pay royalty on gross price for crude and not the net price it realised after ...More..

OPEC agrees to extend oil output cuts till March
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

OPEC agrees to extend oil output cuts till March

That will be welcome news to consumers and energy-hungry businesses worldwide but could continue to strain the budgets of some of the more economically-troubled oil-producing nations, like Venezuela and Brazi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

France to back Greek debt relief at finance ministers talks

Dijsselbloem made clear a formal decision on whether to grant Greece more debt relief would only be taken once the bailout ends in mid-2018, repeating a Eurogroup statement from May 2016, which also spelt out w...More..

World Cup place secured by Scots' sevens stars
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

World Cup place secured by Scots' sevens stars

Scotland have ended their over a century long drought against New Zealand at the London Sevens with a stunning 24-21 victory. It's so special and I'm so proud of the boys. Canada provided one of the shocks o...More..