Greece, creditors to resume talks in Athens, seek swift deal

25 Apr, 2017

The better than anticipated figures are expected to help Athens in current talks with global creditors on the way forward to overcome the seven- year Greek debt crisis, Greek national news agency AMNA reported. Greece's EU-IMF creditors are returning to Athens today to seek a deal to break the months- long deadlock on its bailout, the European Commission said.

United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

23 Apr, 2017

The House Transportation Committee also plans to call witnesses from United to testify on the matter, according to Fortune . United said Friday in a securities filing that management and the board "take recent events extremely seriously", and will link executive bonuses partly to "progress toward improvements in the customer experience".

Higher prices increased sales at Unilever

23 Apr, 2017

Ives, Suave, Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, TIGI, TRESemmé and Vaseline. Nestle, known for its KitKat chocolate bars, Purina pet food and Nescafe coffee, reported total sales of 21bn Swiss francs (£16.44bn), growth of less than 1% from the first quarter of 2016.

York Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case

23 Apr, 2017

No details about the men have been released, including their names, nor have police outlined the nature of the charges they face. Thai Truong said over the last three years York Regional Police officers developed personas as pimps and traffickers.

Lavalin to buy out Britain's WS Atkins for $3.6bn

23 Apr, 2017

According to the deal agreed by the FTSE 250 company's board confirmed that Atkins shareholders will each receive 2,080p per share, as offered at the start of the month. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of the year, the companies said. SNC-Lavalin ranks at No. 12 on that list, reporting $2.69 billion in global revenue, mostly outside Canada, with significant construction revenue not included in that total.

Oil Output Cuts between Saudi Wish and Russian Hopes

22 Apr, 2017

In its monthly market report, OPEC said the group's production - based on secondary sources used to assess members' output - dropped 152,700 barrels per day to 31.9m bpd last month, led by declines in Libya, Nigeria, UAE and Iran. But it has kept supplies to Asia steady so far this year as it defends its market share in the world's fastest oil-demand growth region against other producers.

Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

22 Apr, 2017

On Friday, Trump is scheduled to make the short walk from the White House to the Treasury Department to sign executive memos targeting two specific provisions about which Republicans have complained. "These regulations enshrine too big to fail and encourage risky behavior", Trump said. One memorandum will order the treasury secretary to review a component of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law that allows federal regulators to liquidate large, failing financial firms during a financial ...

$13 A Pack? NYC Mayor Wants To Raise Cigarette Cost

22 Apr, 2017

Casting tobacco companies as "public enemy #1", Mayor de Blasio announced a series of measures to limit the sale of tobacco around the city at a press conference yesterday. Presently, around 550 pharmacies sell cigarettes in NYC. Leaders framed the initiative as one of the biggest drives to reduce smoking in the city since Mayor Michael Bloomberg worked to ban cigarettes in bars and restaurants.

Oil Ministry red-flags Sunday holiday for petrol pumps

21 Apr, 2017

He said that since Prime Minister Narendra Modi had told people to follow traffic rules and save fuel, the dealers have made a decision to declare a holiday on Sundays to save fuel and foreign exchange. From May 14, petrol pumps in eight states including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra will remain closed on Sundays . "All these days we have been functioning paying workers double wages".

The Meggitt plc (MGGT) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Barclays PLC

20 Apr, 2017

Vonage Holdings a provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers, and consumer and communication solutions across multiple devices. Asos PLC is a global fashion destination for a range of things. The company has market cap of 5.75 billion GBP. It has a 112.52 P/E ratio. The Firm has four divisions: UK Car Insurance, International Car Insurance, Price Comparison and Other.

The latest from the Shanghai auto show

20 Apr, 2017

Another highlight was the number of new-energy vehicles, with 159 models on display this year. Volkswagen holds the overall sales lead in the Chinese auto market. As that moderates, manufacturers are focusing on still fast-growing segments like sport-utility vehicles, which are expected to overtake China sedan sales possibly this year.

Several days of rain likely for the Harrisburg area

20 Apr, 2017

A 20 percent chance of light rain before 11 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%. A chance of showers continues overnight Thursday and during the day Friday . through 4 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. The Weather Service said quiet weather will follow after the system exits the region, with just a 20 percent chance for showers Monday night and Tuesday .

Crude Oil Prices Pare Losses amid Geopolitical Risks, Rising U.S. Output

19 Apr, 2017

State-owned Saudi Arabian Oil Co lowered its official selling pricing for all grades to northwest Europe for the second straight month, along with all prices to the Mediterranean and some to Asia, against regional benchmarks. "Surging crude imports in March was likely driven by higher imports by independent refineries as they raised refinery runs to a record high of 64.6% of capacity at a time when state-owned refiners reduced utilization due to planned maintenance", said Wang Zhuwei, senior ...

Kelly has simple message to critics: change law or shut up

19 Apr, 2017

Congress we in DHS are sworn to uphold all the laws on the books". The assessment also described attempts to hire tens of thousands of new immigration enforcement officials. "President Trump has recognized this and taken it on". Those changes came on the heels of Trump's executive order calling for the deportation of illegal immigrants who "have been convicted of any criminal offense", "have been charged with any criminal offense", "have committed acts that constitute a chargeable criminal ...

Wall Street thinks Netflix may be lowballing its subscriber numbers

19 Apr, 2017

Over the past decade, "what really did it for Netflix was the explosion of phones and tablets that allowed people to watch video everywhere", said Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter. Responding to the emergence of "virtual MVPDs" like Sling, YouTube TV and Hulu's upcoming OTT service, the shareholder letter noted: "We believe VMVPDs will likely be more directly competitive to existing MVPD services since they offer a subset of the same channels at $30 to $60 per month, and may appeal ...

It's a boy! Zoo confirms April the giraffe's calf is a male

17 Apr, 2017

Fifteen-year-old April delivered in an enclosed pen at the Animal Adventure Park zoo in Harpursville on Saturday. About an hour after her labor was announced, two little legs and the calf's front hooves were seen dangling from April's backside in a livestream posted to the Harpursville, New York, zoo's Facebook page.

8-year-old killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery

16 Apr, 2017

Hong). A candlelight vigil was planned for the victims Tuesday evening at North Park Elementary. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire on Monday. Anderson had posted that he "loved being married to Karen Smith-Anderson!" - calling her "an angel". Last month, a man who reportedly abused his estranged wife allegedly killed her divorce lawyer , two of her co-workers, and a responding police officer in Wisconsin.

Uber, lifting financial veil, says sales growth outpaces losses

16 Apr, 2017

In numbers that excluded its China business - Uber sold its operation to rival Didi Chuxing last summer, ending an expensive rivalry that cost the company at least $ 1 billion in losses a year ago - Uber insisted its sales growth outpaced its losses.

Apple may team up with Foxconn to bid for Toshiba's chip business

15 Apr, 2017

The report said Apple is also considering a joint bid with Foxconn Technology, which manufactures the iPhone. In early March Patently Apple posted a report titled "Bad News for Samsung: Apple Suppliers TSMC and Foxconn are Joining Forces to Make a Bid for Toshiba".

EPA Considers Repealing Another Obama-Era Coal Regulation

15 Apr, 2017

Miners at Consol's Harvey Mine in Greene County gathered before and after their shifts awaiting the arrival of Scott Pruitt - President Trump's top environmental official - who spoke the words they wanted to hear. Under Trump's budget, climate change research would be obliterated, funding for the cleanup of hazardous sites would be slashed by 45 percent and a projected 3,200 jobs would be eliminated.

Sensex, Nifty rise after 3 days of falls; financial, IT stocks boost

12 Apr, 2017

Hopes of good show by IT major Infosys for the March quarter, due on Thursday, also helped. "Gains were led by index heavyweights ITC, ICICI Bank, Infosys and L&T". On the other hand, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (4.78%), Tata Power Company (1.95%), Cipla (1.66%), Tata Steel (1.44%), Bajaj Auto (0.54%), and Reliance Industries (0.50%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.

Full New York rail service expected, 4 days after derailment

08 Apr, 2017

At a Thursday morning news conference in Penn Station, Amtrak president and chief executive Charles "Wick" Moorman apologized to Penn Station travelers for the prolonged service disruptions caused by the derailment and promised a full restoration of rail service by Friday morning.

Adidas to mass produce 3D-printed shoe

08 Apr, 2017

Unlike additive 3D printing, Carbon's proprietary CLIP technology leans on oxygen permeable optics, digital light projection, and programmable liquid resins to manufacture an object. The latest move from Adidas sees it embracing new technology for its footwear. Adidas says that a great deal of thought has gone into the Futurecraft 4D .

PM Modi hails India's jump to 40th spot in tourism rankings

08 Apr, 2017

Traditional strong travel and tourism destinations, including Japan, the United Kingdom (fifth), the United States (sixth), Australia (seventh), Italy (eighth), Canada (ninth) and Switzerland (10th), have also made it in the top 10. After India's jump of 12 places to the 40th rank in the global travel and tourism competitiveness list by WEF, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the achievement reflects the importance the government gives to the sector.

China Announces Plans to Build a Massive New Future CIty

08 Apr, 2017

The creation of the new area is a "major historic and strategic choice", Xinhua said, citing a circular issued by the Communist Party's central committee and China's Cabinet. Beijing Great Wall Electronic Equipment, the company's arm of underwater acoustic communication devices, will relocate from Beijing to the new area.

Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

08 Apr, 2017

But Brown said in a recent statement that conservation must remain a way of life in the Golden State. Brown, the Los Angeles Times reported , signed an executive order lifting the drought emergency in all California counties with the exceptions of Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Tuolumne, where emergency drinking-water programs are to remain in force.

Pakistan captain Misbah to retire after Windies Tests

07 Apr, 2017

Pakistan's long-serving test captain Misbah-ul-Haq. He is Pakistans most successful Test captain with 24 wins from his 53 matches in charge, and briefly led his side to the number one Test ranking past year. In an article in Cricket Country previous year, Abhishek Mukherjee summed it up well when he said, "Imran ruled over Pakistan ". The West Indies Test series scheduled for this month will be his last, Misbah confirmed.

Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

06 Apr, 2017

The company will now be called Axon , which is the name of the business unit that it runs out of Seattle. Dyer said TASER had a virtual monopoly on electric weapons and had already sold body cameras to most of the big police departments that have made a decision on the technology.

Anti-allergy medicine EpiPen recall expands to US

05 Apr, 2017

It's not yet clear why the initial recall didn't include EpiPens sold in the United States, since the product is manufactured in St. Louis, Missouri. The initial recall of the emergency allergy product didn't include the U.S., but Mylan issued a new recall last night which not only includes EpiPens sold in the USA, but also involves the children's version, known as EpiPen Jr.

What the death of broadband privacy rules means

04 Apr, 2017

Jeff Flake, of Arizona, and the chairman of the FCC , Ajit Pai, say that the commission's privacy rule is unfair because it applies only to broadband companies and not to Internet businesses like Google and Facebook. "It totally wipes out privacy protections for consumers on the internet", Democratic Representative Anna Eshoo said on the floor. In addition to storing and potentially selling your internet browsing history, ISPs will be able to quickly collect plenty of other data without ...

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