Trump approves Keystone XL, calling it 'great day' for jobs

29 Mar, 2017

Jane Kleeb, director of pipeline opponent Bold Alliance, told the Omaha World-Herald on Friday that Trump turned his back on American landowners to benefit a foreign oil pipeline and risked the state's land and water. Although portions of Keystone are already built, it still faces obstacles to completion. Completing it required a permit to cross from Canada into the U.S.

USA attorney general: sanctuary cities may lose Justice Dept grants

28 Mar, 2017

Sessions, who heads the Justice Department, said one of his agency's offices was expecting to award more than $4.1 billion in grants this fiscal year. State lawmakers are trying to pass a bill that would charge local officials who do not comply with federal immigration enforcement with a crime, cut state funding for the local entities they oversee and assess financial penalties for those cities or counties.

Israeli Spy Drone Shot Down by Syrian Army in Quneitra

27 Mar, 2017

Despite the invitation to the Israeli ambassador in Moscow for a discussion following the weapons convoy attack and the anti-aircraft missile interception in Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu warns Russian President Putin during their meeting that Israel will continue with its policy.

Trump didn't want to talk details in Freedom Caucus meeting

27 Mar, 2017

The group of conservative agitators who've irked leadership, held the line against spending bills and rebelled against trade priorities of leaders have now helped delay a health care vote at least one day. One of the more obvious places to start would be the Congressional Black Caucus, though he appeared, several weeks after he'd become president, to be unaware that such a body existed.

Uber Halting All Self-Driving Tests Following Arizona Crash

27 Mar, 2017

Uber is suspending testing of its self-driving cars, according to the New York Times . Uber took its fleet of self-driving cars off the roads while it started Investigations a crash that allegedly left one of its driverless-SUVs sitting on its side.

Arkansas Unemployment Drops to Record 3.7 Percent in February

26 Mar, 2017

The year-over-year growth for the state was a net 2,100 new jobs, he said. January's job tally, initially estimated at a gain of 5,700, was revised to 6,500. In February 2016, Ohio's unemployment rate was 5 percent. "However, when compared to this time a year ago, total non-farm employment changed little".

Brazilian Beef Banned by Several Countries After Reports of Rotten Meat Imports

23 Mar, 2017

China, which accounted for almost one-third of the Brazilian meatpacking industry's €12.8bn in exports previous year, suspended imports of all meat products from Brazil as a precautionary measure. Exports of beef, pork and poultry make up 15 percent of Brazil's total exports, and a collapse in the sector would have serious implications for Brazil's economy, which is already in deep recession.

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) reports 3Q17 Profit Up 11%; Beats Street View

22 Mar, 2017

A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. This continues to be an interesting story, and we look forward to updating it again soon on General Mills, Inc .

'RHONJ' Star Kim DePaola's Car Used in Double Murder

21 Mar, 2017

The victims inside were shot execution-style in the head and burned beyond recognition. According to TMZ , a friend of Chris' , 27-year-old Aaron Anderson , dropped him at the airport Wednesday and had possession of the auto after that. "I would have heard from him". We're not sure yet. DePaola, who is a boutique owner, has earned a reputation as one of the show's trouble makers after finding herself in the middle of more than one scandal concerning its main cast.

Fed's Caution Propels Euro to One-Month High

19 Mar, 2017

At 9:37 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 28.03 points, or 0.13 percent, at 20,978.13, the S&P 500 was up 0.65 points, or 0.03 percent, at 2,385.91 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 5.09 points, or 0.09 percent, at 5,905.14. Aided by stronger oil, Wall Street was cautiously firmer around mid-session in NY, with the Dow edging up around 0.3 percent. Technology stocks did better, led by Oracle, which reported stronger revenue and earnings for its latest quarter than analysts ...

French presidential election: Poll tracker and odds

18 Mar, 2017

During the hour-long interview broadcast on Farage's LBC show on Wednesday night, during which Le Pen faced few tough questions, the FN leader said she felt a "sense of relief" after Brexit. "That is where the populist action is and that is what we should be focusing upon", she said. The National Front leader said May was "inconsistent" for accepting pro-EU Macron "a key sales person of globalisation and mass immigration...

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into murder of CPI(M) leader

18 Mar, 2017

The ruling party had dismissed the tapes as "doctored" and said the "dirty tricks departments" of its political opponents were behind the "smear" campaign. "Wherever there is some whiff of corruption, the link to Kalighat (south Kolkata area where Banerjee resides) is always there". The Narada sting tapes, which were released before the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, had shown some persons resembling TMC leaders including ministers taking money.

Tillerson's email alias was prompted by business needs, Exxon says

15 Mar, 2017

Tillerson's middle name is Wayne, but the company did not explain the origin of the name of " Wayne Tracker ". "If they had nothing to hide", Jamie Henn , the communications director at climate change advocacy group, said , "than why the secret email account?" Mr Schneiderman is investigating whether Exxon misled investors and the public about climate change.

Tesla pledges to fix Australian state's power woes

13 Mar, 2017

Musk, along with his cousin Lyndon Rive - who was the CEO of Tesla's recently acquired SolarCity , promised to install 100-300 megawatt hours of batteries required to solve the energy crisis . "We have been talking with a number of large-scale battery providers about potential storage solutions, including in South Australia". He plans to do the same by building a massive 100 MW battery storage farm in the said time frame.

Iran receives second Airbus passenger plane

13 Mar, 2017

Uncertainty remains over the timing of the rest of the orders as banks shy away from deals with Iran, fearing a "snapback" of global sanctions or US fines if they are deemed to be breaking USA sanctions that remain in force. Iran's flagship carrier has separately agreed to buy 80 planes from US manufacturer Boeing. The purchases are expected to add over 50 thousand seats to Iran's aviation fleet as well as providing direct employment opportunities for more than 20,000 people.

Starbucks gets artsy with spring bevy cups

13 Mar, 2017

Last November, the company released a cup with a green and white design populated with cartoon people, which Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz said was meant to "represent the connections Starbucks has as a community with its partners (employees) and customers".

Sales For Ivanka Trump's Brand Are Up

12 Mar, 2017

According to Slice Intelligence , the USA sales of Ivanka's products on Amazon were up 332% in February compared to previous year. Michael Cohen the longtime attorney for President Donald Trump said on Friday that sales data had showed there was a victor in the differences between Nordstrom and Ivanka Trump .

Southern California fault system capable of 7.4 magnitude earthquakes

11 Mar, 2017

The system runs from San Diego Bay to Seal Beach in Orange County, to the Los Angeles basin. Because the Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault is never more than four miles from the coast, significant shaking from an natural disaster could have great impacts to the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego.

Hyperloop One reveals DevLoop and Gulf plans

10 Mar, 2017

LLoyd said the Gulf is "potentially one of the best places" to introduce Hyperloop , envisaged by billionaire Elon Musk as a virtually friction-free travel system in an airless tube, and that he's now spending three out of every four weeks in the region, with a subsidiary to be established in the United Arab Emirates later this year.

The words have changed but the tune remains the same — European Central Bank review

10 Mar, 2017

The draft communique, which is dated March 1 and may still change, drops pledges to "resist all forms of protectionism", "refrain from competitive devaluations" and not to "target our exchange rates for competitive purposes". But the Munich-based Ifo economic research institute insisted Thursday a change of policy was overdue. But at best the central bank may bump up some economic forecasts, particularly for inflation.

OECD Raises 2017 UK Economic Growth Forecast To 1

08 Mar, 2017

It had originally predicted a growth of 1.2% in November but did not upgrade its 1% outlook for 2018 which would the worst performance since 2009. The OECD report said the US and Canada are projected to lead the Group of Seven countries in economic growth this year, with the next highest G7 country being Germany at 1.8 per cent GDP growth.

Uber uses 'secret program' Greyball to hide from regulators

08 Mar, 2017

When a user was "Greyballed", the Times says, Uber could show a set of fake cars on the app's map - or no cars at all. On the contrary, an Uber spokesperson tells MediaPost that Greyball "denies ride requests to fraudulent users who are violating our terms of service", including "opponents who collude with officials on secret "stings" meant to entrap drivers ".

Call for Action: IRS Tax Refunds Waiting from 2013

06 Mar, 2017

Island taxpayers who expect tax refunds have been motivated in recent years to file early, knowing they no longer have to wait years to get their tax refunds. That delay was stipulated by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, in order to allow the IRS more time to weed out fraudulent credit and refund claims.

Eurozone inflation overshoots European Central Bank target to hit 2% in February

04 Mar, 2017

Inflation is a red flag for many Germans as the country suffered from depreciation of money and mass unemployment in the 1920s. The return of inflation will ultimately pave the way for rising interest rates. The increase is above the 2.1 percent forecast by economists in a Bloomberg survey and follows a reading of 1.9 percent the previous month. But the main event in the euro zone on Thursday was flash inflation for February due at 1000 GMT.

Caterpillar Office Raid Fuels Biggest Slump in Eight Months

03 Mar, 2017

To view the full article, register now. Reports are that the IRS among other agencies were at the company's offices. The U.S. Attorney's office for the Central District of IL confirmed search warrants were executed at Caterpillar locations in Peoria, East Peoria, and Morton.

Current visa holders likely safe under Trump's new travel ban

02 Mar, 2017

The White House has pledged to keep fighting for it in court. The officials told the Associated Press that six other countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - will continue to be a part of the travel-ban list. A White House spokesman said he had no comment on the substance of the new order . And unlike the hastily signed original order, portions of which were suspended by multiple courts, the new version is not expected to affect green card holders or people already ...

Case-Shiller: US Home Prices Increased 0.7% In December

02 Mar, 2017

The lowest increases were in Washington , D.C., at 4.2 percent and NY at 3.1 percent. He said that some people might naturally assume that prices are rising too quickly for a normal market and "could be heading for a fall", but he argued against that.

Tesla will start making mass-market Model 3 in July

23 Feb, 2017

Uncertainty by analysts on how Tesla would model SolarCity into its results resulted in a wide range of estimates. As for earnings, Tesla narrowed its losses in the fourth quarter and came in ahead of expectations. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Tesla Motors by 92.9% in the third quarter. Tesla shares closed down in regular trading but are up 28% since the start of the year.

LG K10 launched with 112 Panic Button SOS feature at Rs 13990

23 Feb, 2017

LG is also offering the panic button on the rear of the K10 2o17 smartphone which was made mandatory by the Government of India. Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister, Communications and IT, Government of India said, "We are consistently working on initiatives to create a safe & conducive environment for citizens of the country through technological excellence".

UPS tests drone delivery, launching UAV from top of truck

22 Feb, 2017

The packages to be delivered by drones will launch from UPS vans. On Monday, shipping and logistics giant UPS performed its first test of a drone delivery, launching the autonomous copter from the roof of one of its shipping trucks. Last year Mercedes-Benz announced a "multi-million dollar investment" in Matternet, the developer of autonomous drone systems, to create a similar integrated van/drone delivery system for small packages.

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