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Nikkei Asia300 drops amid U.S. rate hike fears

The chart on the right shows the 10-year Treasury Yield (TNX), which climbed to 2.908% by the end of the trading day. It had been down earlier in the morning. The new Fed chair Jerome Powell caused the latest market tantrum. "By training and exp...

Oil prices rise after Saudi remarks

With soaring USA production threatening to undo a large part of their cuts, the cartel and allies may have to consider if the time has come for them to start defending their market share, or if they should stick to the cuts in the name of higher oil ...

Delta & United Airlines Cut Ties With NRA Following School Shooting

MetLife Inc . - The insurer terminated discounts that had been offered to NRA members on the NRA website Enterprise Holdings Inc . Several companies in the United States have ended long-held customer discounts for National Rifle Association me...

BB&T banking services down Friday morning due to technical issues

Spokesman Brian Davis said Friday that automated Phone24 service and automated teller machines are now available from the North Carolina-based bank. Company officials say they have no reason to believe the outage is a result of a cyber security bre...

Alabama police officer, suspect killed after long standoff

A police officer was shot and killed last night after responding to a call about a female murder victim found on West Ridge Road. - An hourslong standoff in Alabama ended with both the suspect and a police officer dead. Fox News said the dead...

Three British Tourists Killed in Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash

A Foreign Office spokesperson said: "We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon on 10 February, and we are in close contact with the United States emergency services".

Toronto under freezing rain warning

London-Middlesex and surrounding counties are under freezing rain warnings. Sunday's high should hit -2 C, before falling to an overnight low of -11 C. Slow down and maintain a safe driving distance. A special weather statement is in effect for t...

BP reports one of its strongest quarters in years

Underlying replacement cost profit was $2.1B for Q4 and $6.2B for the full year, compared with $400M and $2.6B for the year-ago quarter and FY 2016, respectively. CFO Brian Gilvary thinks crude oil prices are "ahead of where we expected them to be" a...

Zuma's fate to be decided today

Zuma's second and final term as president is due to end in mid-2019. Zuma faces a no-confidence vote on February 22 after a request from the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters but Mashatile said he opposed that method of removing the president.

Iranian Women Go to Jail for Removing Their Hijabs in #Girlsofrevolutionstreet Protest

On December 27, a woman later identified as 31-year-old Via Movahed became an worldwide sensation after she stood atop a telecoms box in Tehran's Enghelab Street. It was not clear if she was still detained. "This should be seen as part of a large...

EBay is dumping PayPal after 15 happy years together

For the March quarter, PayPal said it expects profit of 53 cents a share, a penny below consensus estimates of 54 cents. Some analysts said they were surprised by eBay's estimate of the benefits from taking payments intermediary service in-house....

PSU Bank stocks in red, after disappointment over recap plans

The government will ensure disbursement of 1 lakh crore rupees to PSU banks by march this year. He said that the Public Sector Banks (PSBs) will get Rs 88,000 crore infusion from the Government, but they have to become more responsible as per the...

International Monetary Fund raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global economic projections

In the U.S., growth forecasts were revised up to 2.7 per cent in 2018 and 2.5 per cent in 2019, 0.4 percentage points and 0.6 percentage points respectively higher than the October projections. The GDP may grow by 2.1 percent in the region in 2019, ...

Brazel in touch as McIlroy makes comeback

Sharma, who won the Joburg Open last month for his maiden victory outside India as a professional, had four birdies against two bogeys in the second round. "I feel like I got what I deserved on the last for staying so patient and it was nice to finis...

Kenya Airways launches NY flights

Mr Mikosz said the airline expects its revenue will be rise by at least 10 per cent in the 2019 financial year from the direct flights plan. On Thursday, KQ started selling tickets for the inaugural and later flights between Nairobi and NY price-...

Gas expected to rise five cents per litre in 2018

And then a combination of factors will contribute to hikes as high as 50 cents a gallon during the spring, Jenkins said. According to a spokesperson for AAA Northeast, crude oil has been more expensive this year and is also in high demand.

Google engineer fired for sexist memo sues ex-employer

James Damore on Monday filed a class-action complaint after setting off a firestorm in August with a 10-page memo blasting Google's "left bias" for creating a "politically correct monoculture". Google chief Sundar Pichai said "portions of the me...

Volvo Cars' Chinese parent company buys $3.3 billion worth of AB Volvo

The vehicle business made an operating profit of 10.4 billion Swedish crowns in the first nine months this year, up from 1.6 billion for the whole of 2011, the year after Geely bought Volvo from Ford. Lynk & Co, a joint venture between Volvo Cars a...

Obama edges Trump as most-admired man, again

Gallup also noted that one out of four Americans "cannot name a man or a woman they admire most". - A new poll says Americans find former President Barack Obama to be the "Most Admired Man" and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be ...

Coinbase Launches Probe on Bitcoin Cash rally Insider Trading

In the wake of wild price swings and unusual activity on other exchanges, parent company Coinbase is is now handling concerns about potential insider trading. Bitcoin cash emerged earlier this year amid a split between factions in the cryptocurrenc...

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Jaguar & Waymo To Collaborate On Autonomous Car Sharing

The vehicles are the first to attain a Level 4 in autonomy , which the Society of Automotive Engineers stipulates as a "high level" but not fully autonomous. Autonomous auto comp...

Mamata in Delhi, meets leaders to forge anti-BJP front

At the Congress' key meeting earlier this month, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had recalled the change in the party's approach towards coalitions. During her visit to the Parlia...

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

So take heart, consumers who are mourning Toys "R" Us' loss. Back in late January, the company announced plans to close just 170 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores. The tee...

Toys 'R' Us/ Babies 'R' Us Closing Info: Gift Cards, Registries & Sales

The timetable was disclosed Tuesday at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va. Under trade agreements, vendors were required to ship goods to Toys "R" Us on unsecured...

Alibaba Will Invest Another $2 Billion in Online Mall Lazada

The statement didn't specify how much of the company Alibaba will own after the latest investment. Lazada founder Max Bittner, who has served as CEO since 2012, will take on th...

United flight diverted because pet 'mistakenly' put on plane

Then, days later, the airline sent a German Shepard that was supposed to go to Kansas was sent to Japan. United said the dog was successfully reunited with its owner. On Monday, a ...

Tenn. high school holds second protest after walkout marred by violence

Hundreds of students at Scotland High School, emboldened by a growing protest movement over gun violence, stood up and walked out of school as part of a nationwide demonstrati...

Cigna acquires Express Scripts, plans to expand health services portfolio

In December, CVS Health , a major PBM, announced it would acquire the insurer Aetna . Cigna and Express Scripts are embroiled in separate litigation involving Anthem . "No...

Aamir Khan & Katrina Kaif Dance From Thugs Of Hindostan Leaked ! Watch Video !

Aamir said, "I shot with Amitji last night itself". Aamir said it was a special moment for him to get birthday wishes from Bachchan . Actor Aamir Khan is known to throw surp...

The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

Tillerson's sacking comes shortly after Trump , without consulting his top diplomat, made a decision to accept an invitation to talks with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un on resolvi...

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Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

And it took true stories about six times as long as false ones to reach 1,500 people. Before we proceed, let's pause for a moment to define our terms. False news was also m...

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Depending on the patient's needs, an Uber can be called immediately, within a few hours or with 30 days' notice. Every year, 3.6 million Americans miss doctor appointments due ...

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

Kirby said he meant to axe a quarterly bonus scheme with an "exciting" lottery called core4 Score Rewards. "United could have been more thoughtful and strategic about creating a...

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

That makes sense. Banking is a highly regulated business. A survey conducted by LendEDU found that about 45 percent of Amazon customers would be open to the concept of Amazon act...

Nikkei Asia300 drops amid U.S. rate hike fears

Nikkei Asia300 drops amid U.S. rate hike fears

The chart on the right shows the 10-year Treasury Yield (TNX), which climbed to 2.908% by the end of the trading day. It had been down earlier in the morning. The new Fed chair J...