• 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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  • Gold prices almost flat ahead of Fed meeting outcome
Gold prices almost flat ahead of Fed meeting outcome

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise the fed funds target range by a quarter point at the conclusion of its two-day policy meeting at 2:00PM ET (1900GMT) on Wednesday, which would put it in a range between. Much will depend on the projections, said Think Markets analyst Naeem Aslam. "Any further strength in the dollar index would push th...

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  • Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV
Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV

Layer3's TV packages now start at $75 per month. Layer3 TV, which is now available in five cities across the country, integrates television, OTT services like Xumo, and services like Facebook, Pandora, and YouTube into its set-top boxes.

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  • BC government will move forward with Site C
BC government will move forward with Site C

On September 13, 2017, the 10th anniversary of the declaration, Horgan said "Our government understands the enormous responsibility we have to Indigenous peoples, in the face of historical wrongs that have never been made right and in the wake of inaction by government after government".

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  • Korean threats fuel South arms sales
Korean threats fuel South arms sales

Arm sales by global defense contractors have risen for the first time in five years, due in part to the mounting threat of North Korea's missile and nuclear ambitions, a Swedish think tank announced Monday. This growth is primarily led by United States companies who control over half of world's arms sales. Brazil, India, South Korea and Turke...

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  • United States mother kicked off flight for breastfeeding toddler
United States mother kicked off flight for breastfeeding toddler

Grammy-nominated pianist and cancer researcher Mei Rui was supposed to fly from Houston to Newark on Friday, but was kicked off her flight, the Washington Post reports . He replied: 'I do not have the ability to do that. But when she asked security why she was removed from her flight, they were less than helpful. 'I just want to know why we ...

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  • USA seeks dismissal of deferred criminal charges against HSBC
USA seeks dismissal of deferred criminal charges against HSBC

A consumer advocacy organization lamented the "travesty of justice" on Monday after HSBC said that it no longer had to worry about the possibility of criminal charges for laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in drug cartel money and violating other federal laws since the bank's deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Department of J...

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  • Countries Around the World Tackled Net Neutrality in Different Ways
Countries Around the World Tackled Net Neutrality in Different Ways

Protestors targeted Verizon stores because Ajit Pai , the current chairman of the FCC, previously served as associate general counsel at Verizon, which has been a longtime opponent of net neutrality. The organizer of the Redding protests, Valerie Anderson, asked people to call Congressman LaMalfa and express concerns about the pullback from net ne...

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  • JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Cortland Advisers Llc decreased Jpmorgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) stake by 3.78% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Neuberger Berman Group Llc sold 197,228 shares as the company's stock declined 6.04% while stock markets rallied. Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q2. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to o...

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  • Steinhoff CEO quits over accounting irregularities
Steinhoff CEO quits over accounting irregularities

Steinhoff International's shares crashed on Wednesday after it revealed "accounting irregularities" and its CEO quit, shocking investors who had backed the rapid reinvention of a South African furniture chain into an global retail empire.

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  • Apple finally giving Caesar he's due to the tune of $15 billion
Apple finally giving Caesar he's due to the tune of $15 billion

The Government has finalised an agreement with Apple over the management of an escrow account into which its contested €13 billion tax bill will be paid. Apple filed an appeal against the Commission's ruling in December 2016, and the company accused outspoken EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager of using Apple as a "convenient target"...

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  • U.S. approves bitcoin futures but Brits plan regulatory crackdown
U.S. approves bitcoin futures but Brits plan regulatory crackdown

Trading will begin, under the ticker symbol "XBT", at the start of global trading hours at 6 p.m. ET, and will be free through December . CME, the world's biggest exchange owner, and smaller venue Cboe , known for its volatility products, were allowed to offer the products Friday after pledging to US regulators that they comply with the law.

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  • Former Egyptian PM Shafiq Returns To Cairo, Plans Presidential Campaign
Former Egyptian PM Shafiq Returns To Cairo, Plans Presidential Campaign

In an announcement he made from the United Arab Emirates, Shafik said on Wednesday that he would run for president in the elections set to take place in April 2018. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is widely expected to run for a second term but has yet to announce it. A prominent military commander, he was appointed commander of the air force in ...

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  • India's Q2 GDP growth up at 6.3%, reverses 5 quarters' slump
India's Q2 GDP growth up at 6.3%, reverses 5 quarters' slump

India's GDP had grown at 7.2 per cent in the corresponding quarter past year. In the first two quarters of the current financial year, India's gross value added ( GVA ) in basic price grew by 5.83 per cent - 5.56 per cent in the first quarter and 6.1 per cent in the second quarter.

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