• Why the Solar Energy Tariff May Be Bad for Solar
Why the Solar Energy Tariff May Be Bad for Solar

The tariff was imposed at the request of two domestic solar panel manufacturers, Suniva and SolarWorld, which have been struggling recently against cheap solar panels coming from China. solar manufacturing is world-class competitive for the long term". So the company wants is premium-priced panels to receive an exemption from the tariffs.

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  • Trade commission rules against Boeing in case against Bombardier
Trade commission rules against Boeing in case against Bombardier

Over almost a year, the dispute intensified, adding to tensions between the USA and Canada over cross-border trade. Faced with the prospect of huge tariff, several months ago, Bombardier announced a partnership with Airbus to build an assembly line at Airbus' facility in Mobile to make U-S built C-series planes.

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  • Reba McEntire to be KFC's new Colonel Sanders
Reba McEntire to be KFC's new Colonel Sanders

McEntire stars in a new commercial for the fast-food chain's Smoky Mountain BBQ fried chicken, which launches in participating USA restaurants on Monday, January 29, one day after the singer's ad makes its TV debut. It's been fun watching the revolving cast of characters playing Colonel Sanders in the KFC commercials. The post, captioned, "Noth...

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  • USA economy picked up in 2017, but growth slowed at year's end
USA economy picked up in 2017, but growth slowed at year's end

That might indicate that the United States economy had an overabundance of inventory in Q4, left over from the previous two quarters of 3% annualized GDP growth. Independent economists also predict the cuts will goose the economy, at least in the short term, but not at rates anywhere near what the White House is promising.

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  • Oil recovers earlier losses; trades above $70
Oil recovers earlier losses; trades above $70

Another indication that the excess supply is diminishing, US crude inventories dropped for a record 10th straight week to the lowest since February 2015, according to Wednesday's reported official figures. Reduced flows from the Keystone pipeline from Canada helped drain supply there, along with further outflows from the new Diamond Pipeline. "Th...

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  • Oil Prices Slip On US Crude Report
Oil Prices Slip On US Crude Report

West Texas Intermediate for March delivery jumped 63 cents to $65.10/bbl at 11 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest level since December 2014. Dollar weakness typically encourages purchases of dollar-denominated commodities like crude oil. Gasoline reportedly shows a build of 4.12M barrels and distillates show a draw of 1.28M bar...

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  • Elizabeth Flores, Louise Turpin's Sister
Elizabeth Flores, Louise Turpin's Sister

The teen who managed to get out did so with her younger sister, who panicked and went back to the house. David and Louise Turpin are accused of starving and shackling their 13 adult and juvenile children to their beds, sometimes for months.

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  • City lawsuit aimed at major drug firms to battle opioid crisis
City lawsuit aimed at major drug firms to battle opioid crisis

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $500 million lawsuit against several major pharmaceutical companies on Thursday, saying it was "time for Big Pharma to pay for what they've done". President Donald Trump says mayors who boycotted a White House event over an administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities are placing the ...

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  • Autopilot behaving badly? Watch these other Tesla mishaps
Autopilot behaving badly? Watch these other Tesla mishaps

Tesla's Autopilot provides limited semi-autonomous driving aid, including the ability to steer itself within a lane and brake for obstacles in front of it. Fire and police officials could not immediately confirm the driver's claim, according to The Mercury News . "System safeguards were lacking", NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt said .

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  • US Oil Output Still On The Rise
US Oil Output Still On The Rise

Oil was mixed ahead of Energy Information Administration stockpile and production data after OPEC showed concern about USA production in its monthly oil market report Thursday. The "probability is growing" that the accord may conclude before the end of the year, said Harry Tchilinguirian, BNP Paribas SA's head of commodity strategy.

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  • CNN's Sanjay Gupta Diagnoses Donald Trump With Heart Disease
CNN's Sanjay Gupta Diagnoses Donald Trump With Heart Disease

The joke account for North Korea tweeted: "235 pound reported weight for portly U.S. president Donald Trump draws widespread global mockery". Most people might have not heard of this test , also known simply as a heart scan or calcium score.

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  • Amazon increased monthly prime membership fee by 18 percent
Amazon increased monthly prime membership fee by 18 percent

If you're a student with a valid.edu email address, you will continue to save money, but that option is seeing a price increase as well, from $5.49 to $6.49. This move is essentially showing us that Amazon is pushing customers to opt in for the annual option. We have expanded Prime Free Same-Day and Prime Free One-Day delivery to more than 8,...

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  • Local Lawmakers React To Cuomo's Budget Plan
Local Lawmakers React To Cuomo's Budget Plan

The state would need support from other states in the Northeast to close it, the governor said . Errigo said drastic spending cuts and are needed to make NY affordable "for families and businesses alike". The governor said the state will provide $ 254 million in operating aid to fully fund its half of the cost using $194 million in previously u...

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  • NIA seizes over Rs80 cr of demonetised currency from Kanpur resident
NIA seizes over Rs80 cr of demonetised currency from Kanpur resident

In November 2016 after a sudden step of the government towards demonetization, the government declared to deposit all the old notes of Rs. 500 & Rs. 100 within just 1 month and banned completely the same since 1 January 2017. Earlier, the NIA had recovered Rs 36.34 crore in demonetised currency in Delhi in November a year ago. Officials said that t...

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  • Kenyan airways launch first ever non-stop flight from Nairobi to NY
Kenyan airways launch first ever non-stop flight from Nairobi to NY

Kenya's tourist marketers said Friday they expect the number of tourists visiting Kenya from the United States to grow as Kenya Airways prepares to launch direct flights to NY in October. "We are honoured to contribute to the economic growth of Kenya and East Africa". The flight will connect Nairobi, Kenya's capital city and one of Africa's bus...

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  • Investors Spooked at Specter of Central Banks Halting Bond-Buying Spree
Investors Spooked at Specter of Central Banks Halting Bond-Buying Spree

Treasuries to warn the Trump administration against aggressive trade measures", analysts for the political risk consultancy, including Asia Director Michael Hirson and Global Strategy Director Karthik Sankaran, wrote in a note Thursday. The yield on 10-year Treasuries was four basis points higher at 2.59% as of 1:00pm in London , reversing a decli...

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  • China has Shut Down The Marriott Website
China has Shut Down The Marriott Website

Taiwan, Tibet, Macau and Hong Kong were on the site as being individual countries in a survey the company sent to its customers. The Chinese government on Friday demanded public apologies from Spanish fast-fashion retailer Zara , U.S.

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  • Winter Storm Grayson: What It Looks Like Across the US
Winter Storm Grayson: What It Looks Like Across the US

CNN's report pointed out that temperatures in places affected by the storm will drop far below freezing, making it much colder than even Mars, where the high is now minus 18.8 degrees Celsius. The winter storm , impacting 41 million people from northern Florida to ME, was expected to intensify in the already-frigid Northeast over the week.

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  • Uber Might Have Been Trying To Dodge Investigations With This Tool
Uber Might Have Been Trying To Dodge Investigations With This Tool

Like managers at Uber's hundreds of offices overseas, they'd been trained to page a number that alerted specially trained staff at company headquarters in San Francisco. Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi addressing his new team at Uber's San Francisco headquarters in late August. The ride-sharing company Uber confirms it had technology to shield...

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  • Most Shocking Stocks Movements: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA), eBay Inc. (EBAY)
Most Shocking Stocks Movements: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA), eBay Inc. (EBAY)

DnB Asset Management AS now owns 142,850 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,933,000 after acquiring an additional 28,800 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment owns 613,464 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Cibc World Mkts invested in 0% or 2,500 shares. (NYSE:SEAS). Malaga Cove Limited Liability Corporation has invested ...

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  • Winter Storm Brings A Snow Day To Tallahassee
Winter Storm Brings A Snow Day To Tallahassee

However, this recent storm put parts of Northern Florida under winter storm watch for the first time in four years. While the frigid temperatures were expected to persist for a few more days , there was no more precipitation in the forecast for that time, so people in Florida might have to wait another 30 years to see snow in their yards a...

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  • Circuit City to make comeback online next month
Circuit City to make comeback online next month

During its heyday in the 1980s and 1990s, Circuit City was the second-largest USA electronics retailer after Best Buy. The once-bankrupt retailer also has plans to open kiosks, stores within other stores and eventually its own showrooms, consumer electronics website Twice reported .

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  • A Woman Actually, Successfully Returned Her Dead Christmas Tree
A Woman Actually, Successfully Returned Her Dead Christmas Tree

Whether she really needed the money or because of some other reason, scroll down to read how the customer tried to abuse Costco's refund policy and let us know what you think about it in the comments. Bentley said that the woman didn't mind that he had taken a photo of her, even as she asked him "are you serious?" 'But I don't think it fazed her ...

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  • The truth about Walmart's new bonuses
The truth about Walmart's new bonuses

A one-time bonus benefiting all eligible full and part-time hourly associates in the U.S. The amount of the bonus will be based on length of service, with associates with at least 20 years qualifying for $1,000. Boeing Co., AT&T Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. have all made similar announcements in recent weeks. While the new law will create some f...

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  • Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6 billion plant in Alabama
Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6 billion plant in Alabama

It's now official - Huntsville, Ala. has been selected by Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation as the site of their new $1.6 billion joint-venture auto manufacturing plant. US sales of small cars fell almost 10 percent a year ago as buyers continued a massive shift toward SUVs and pickup trucks. Toyota North America chief exe...

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  • Widespread Flu Hits Earlier This Season
Widespread Flu Hits Earlier This Season

So are hospitalizations and doctor visits for the flu. Dr. Rachel Levine, the state's physician general and acting Health secretary, says it's not too late to get a shot. The predominant strain found so far this season is H3N2, which causes more severe disease, more hospitalizations and more deaths than other strains, the Public Health Department...

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  • Packers to hire Pettine as new DC
Packers to hire Pettine as new DC

He went 10-22 in his two seasons in Cleveland. Pettine spent the 2017 season in a consulting role in Seattle. However, Pettine's defenses finished 20th in the league in points allowed in each of the next three years, and the 2015 Browns were 29th in points allowed and 27th in yards allowed.

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  • OPEC Doesn't Want Brent Over $60 a Barrel, Says Iran's Oil Minister
OPEC Doesn't Want Brent Over $60 a Barrel, Says Iran's Oil Minister

According to Iran's oil ministry news service Shana, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said "members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are not keen on increased Brent Crude prices to above 60 dollars per barrels because of shale oil".

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  • Google Memo Author James Damore Sues Company For Discrimination Against White Males
Google Memo Author James Damore Sues Company For Discrimination Against White Males

James Damore , the infamous author of the anti-diversity memo that got him fired from Google , is now filing a class-action lawsuit against the company for its discriminatory behavior against white males with conservative political leanings.

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  • Operations at JFK Airport slowly return to normal
Operations at JFK Airport slowly return to normal

Kennedy International Airport delayed flights and forced a partial terminal evacuation Sunday as the airport struggled to recover from last week's powerful storm and a relentless run of bitter cold temperatures. Departures were not impacted. Worldwide arrivals to one terminal at New York's Kennedy Airport have been suspended following a water ma...

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  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Ecopetrol SA (EC)
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Ecopetrol SA (EC)

Luminus Management Llc sold 25,000 shares as Marathon Pete Corp ( MPC)'s stock rose 5.52%. The stock increased 2.40% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $44.72. Total Money flow for the day ended at $-9.41mn with tick up at $1611.92mn and tick down at $1621.33mn led to up /down ratio of 0.99x, however sector has seen a steady recove...

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  • DeWanda Wise To Star In 'Captain Marvel'
DeWanda Wise To Star In 'Captain Marvel'

There is a lot in store for the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe , but " Captain Marvel " is scheduled to be released on March 8, 2019 , closely followed by Larson's next role in " Avengers 4", which is set to be released on May 3, 2019.

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  • Hoda Kotb Is The New 'Today' Co-Anchor Following Matt Lauer's Firing
Hoda Kotb Is The New 'Today' Co-Anchor Following Matt Lauer's Firing

And Kotb responded: "There's no one I'd rather be sitting next to in 2018 than you". Kotb said she was pinching herself as the show kicked off its new era. Hoda Kotb , who took some time off in 2017 to welcome her adopted daughter Hayley Lee, first joined NBC News back in 1998 as a Dateline correspondent, having built a career as one of N...

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  • Apple's Tim Cook now required to fly private company plane
Apple's Tim Cook now required to fly private company plane

Cook's role as CEO", the company wrote in the filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Cook's earnings increase came largely from a boost in incentive pay; he earned $5.4 million previous year. His personal security expenses came to $224,216, the tech giant added. In August, Cook collected 560,000 shares when part of his 2011 mega-awar...

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  • $690 million combined jackpot in Mega Millions, Powerball
$690 million combined jackpot in Mega Millions, Powerball

Another $2 will buy a ticket for Saturday night's Powerball drawing. This weekend could see a great late holiday present for some lucky lottery players, as both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are over an estimated $300 million each - although being struck by lightning is still more statistically likely.

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  • SoftBank Succeeds in Tender Offer for Large Stake in Uber
SoftBank Succeeds in Tender Offer for Large Stake in Uber

The group will buy most of the shares from early investors in a deal that values Uber at about $48bn (£35.7bn). The company still faces numerous legal challenges, including a massive trade secrets lawsuit with Alphabet's self-driving vehicle unit Waymo and multiple government investigations into potentially illegal business practices.

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  • NTSB: Amtrak train crew not using personal electronic devices before derailment
NTSB: Amtrak train crew not using personal electronic devices before derailment

The devices captured the crew's actions, their conversations and other information, the NTSB said. The recording ended with the locomotive tilting and the crew bracing for impact, the statement said. "The locomotive was in the process of getting a system of PTC installed, but it was not yet functional", NTSB member Bella Dinh-Zarr said. The boa...

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  • Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni to make Olympic debut in 2018
Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni to make Olympic debut in 2018

When Canada takes to the ice for women's hockey at the Pyongchang Olympics, there will be some Saskatchewan flavour on it. "Obviously you can dwell on them, but we really did learn from it". "We're going after the gold, no question", Duggan said. Defenders Halli Krzyzaniak of Neepawa, Man., Micah Zandee-Hart of Saanichton and forward Sarah Potoma...

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  • Many scramble to complete their Christmas shopping
Many scramble to complete their Christmas shopping

Supermarkets are expected to be the biggest beneficiaries, with more than £630... "Of consumers who had completed half or less of their shopping, 42 percent said they were still deciding what to buy", the NRF says. The malls' hours have been extended for the holiday season, and the center will be open from 9 a.m. -10 p.m. through Saturday. That's...

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  • Elon Musk Tweets Cell Number To 16.7 Million Followers
Elon Musk Tweets Cell Number To 16.7 Million Followers

According to Musk, the auto will be locked in Mars orbit for 1 billion years playing David Bowie's " Space Oddity " for as long as it has power. The Falcon Heavy is a reusable heavy-lift rocket created to get large payloads into space. With Musk's assurance that the upcoming navigation update would be far ahead of its current software's capabilit...

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  • USA secretary of commerce sides with Boeing on Bombardier dispute
USA secretary of commerce sides with Boeing on Bombardier dispute

United States secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has found in favour of United States-based manufacturer Boeing in a dispute over aircraft sales. "Today's decision validates Boeing's complaints about the Bombardier prices in the USA, prices that have harmed our workforce and the American industry", said Boeing in a press release.

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  • North Korea
North Korea "Building a Cache of Bitcoin", Warns Cybersecurity CEO

One source is quoted as saying: "The Pentagon is trying to find options that would allow them to punch the North Koreans in the nose - get their attention and show that we're serious". North Korea also has artillery along its border aimed at South Korea. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told the Atlantic last week he believed there was a 30 per...

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  • AT&T To Give US Employees A Bonus Because of the Tax Bill
AT&T To Give US Employees A Bonus Because of the Tax Bill

The two announcements gave at least some support to claims by Trump and fellow Republicans that their tax bill, which cuts the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent, would lead to more investment by US companies. "We believe tax reform is good for our USA economy and are pleased to take these immediate steps to invest in our team membe...

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  • Virgin Hyperloop One's System Just Broke Elon Musk's Speed Record
Virgin Hyperloop One's System Just Broke Elon Musk's Speed Record

It was also revealed that the company has had an additional $50m in new finance poured into its coffers, making a total of $295m (£220.6m) in investment since the project's founding in 2014. Pishevar officially resigned from Sherpa Capital last week. The newswire also said the company had been the target of a takeover offer from Caspian Venture C...

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  • Were Analysts Bearish Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
Were Analysts Bearish Advanced Micro Devices, Inc

The hedge fund run by John Burbank held 2.52M shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $31.45 million, down from 4.02 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 1.20, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabi...

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  • Facebook Admits Its Use Can Affect Mental Health... Suggests Using It More
Facebook Admits Its Use Can Affect Mental Health... Suggests Using It More

More specifically, a Carnegie Mellon University study found that people who sent or received more messages, comments, and Timeline posts reported improvements in social support, depression, and loneliness . And just a few days ago, an ex-Facebook executive blasted the company saying it was "destroying how society works". Telling everyone that usin...

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  • Who Is Track Palin? Sarah Palin's Son Arrested For Assault, Burglary
Who Is Track Palin? Sarah Palin's Son Arrested For Assault, Burglary

The 28-year-old was arrested in 2016 for allegedly punching his girlfriend. Todd told cops that he had armed himself with a pistol and was prepared to "protect his family". He pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm while intoxicated, and took a plea deal that resulted in other charges being dismissed. Palin ran unsuccessfully for vice preside...

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  • Arsenal vs Newcastle: Michael Owen delivers Premier League prediction
Arsenal vs Newcastle: Michael Owen delivers Premier League prediction

The loss at the Emirates was Newcastle's eighth in their last nine league games, with the exception being a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion. "That's the difference in the Premier League - if you put a good run together you can shoot up the league", he told the club's official website.

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  • United States woman used bitcoin to move cash to ISIS
United States woman used bitcoin to move cash to ISIS

Shahnaz allegedly meant to "put thousands of dollars into the coffers of terrorists", Acting U.S. Attorney for the Easter District of New York Bridget Rohde said in a statement. Prosecutors say she took out fraudulent loans of $85,000 (£63,000) in order to buy the bitcoin online. "In June, Shahnaz resigned from her job as a laboratory expert at t...

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  • 'According to Plan': CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading
'According to Plan': CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading

Chicago-based exchange Cboe has become the first USA traditional finance exchange to trade the digital currency, allowing investors to bet on the price of it. "If it works out and it gets more established and it trades like a store value and it doesn't move up and down 20% and there's liquidity in it, we'll get to it".

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