Trump to sign order to scrap Obama's Clean Power Plan: EPA chief

While many West Coast and Northeastern states are already well into such planning, the Clean Power Plan was fiercely resisted by numerous states in the center of the country-many of which have the dirtiest and most coal-intensive grid mixes. More..

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by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia

A sign for the Trump National Golf Club is pictured as President Donald Trump's motorcade arrives March 26, 2017 in Potomac Falls, Va. Trump has faced many backlashes over his golfing habits, but accord...More..

People Aren't Happy That Dunkin' Donuts Is Eliminating the Coffee Coolatta
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

People Aren't Happy That Dunkin' Donuts Is Eliminating the Coffee Coolatta

Like the Coolatta, the frozen coffee is still a calorie bomb, though. A 32-ounce large with cream has 840 calories and 123 grams of sugar, while the large skim version has 550 calories and 125 grams of sugar. T...More..

Global gold prices slip on technical selling, Fed stance lends support
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Global gold prices slip on technical selling, Fed stance lends support

Public comments from Chicago Fed President Charles Evans who said Federal Reserve was on track to raising interest rates twice more this year, likely helped the greenback rebound, analysts said. It last stood a...More..

Uber Downfall Continues With Jeff Jones Resignation As President
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Uber Downfall Continues With Jeff Jones Resignation As President

Uber Technologies Inc ., buffeted by a string of recent scandals, sought to reassure customers, drivers and employees Tuesday with the promise of sweeping changes to its corporate culture, its first diversity r...More..

Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances

Gorelick maintained that despite not having an official role in the administration, Ivanka Trump plans to follow the same ethics and records retention rules that are applied to government employees. She wore a ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

France's Macron passes first of three big tests

Leading opinion polls have suggested Le Pen has a slight edge over Macron, Sky News reported . Socialist candidate Hamon, 49, attracted a crowd of 20,000 to a Paris rally on Sunday, but with his staunchly ...More..

White House Car Bomb Threat
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

White House Car Bomb Threat

It was not confirmed if there vehicle actually had any explosive or other risky device inside it, security at the official residence of the president has been beefed up. White House press secretary Sean Spicer ...More..

USA dollar squeezed by cautious Fed
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

USA dollar squeezed by cautious Fed

A widely anticipated USA interest rate hike combined with a dovish outlook for the future path of rates lifted emerging stocks to 20-month highs on Thursday but also prompted a number of developing central bank...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Russian security officers being charged in Yahoo security breach

The four are accused of computer hacking, economic espionage and other conspiracy charges. The Guardian says the news comes amid "intense political controversy over Russian interference in the USA electio...More..

European Stocks End Week at 15-Month High After Fed, Dutch Vote
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

European Stocks End Week at 15-Month High After Fed, Dutch Vote

It will be one of the most closely-watched G20 meetings for the currency market. USD/JPY held steady at 113.25, while USD/CHF edged down 0.14% to 0.9950. The Canadian dollar was trading at C$1.3343 to the g...More..

Tokyo: Stocks hit 15-month high on yen weakness
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tokyo: Stocks hit 15-month high on yen weakness

Most stock markets in Asia started the week on a high - tracking all three main Wall Street indexes - after the Labor Department said the economy created 235,000 new jobs in February, much more than estimated. ...More..

McDonald's blames hacker for tweet attacking Trump
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

McDonald's blames hacker for tweet attacking Trump

McDonald's tweeted that their account was hacked about an hour after the tweet was deleted . The unauthorized tweets show that corporations with millions of followers can serve as prime targets for hackers ...More..

Violent Mt Etna eruption injures BBC crew (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Violent Mt Etna eruption injures BBC crew (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Six of them will be taken to hospitals in Catania and Acireale. A volcanologist at the scene told her it was the most unsafe incident he had experienced in his 30-year-career. Italy's Mount Etna has consiste...More..

Airlines cancel more than 1500 flights ahead of late winter storm
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Airlines cancel more than 1500 flights ahead of late winter storm

Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Melissa Ford said the airline anticipated canceling almost its entire Northeast schedule on Tuesday , according to USA Today . operations. "This policy also applies to Ameri...More..

Elon Musk and SA Premier Jay Weatherill discuss power fix proposal
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Elon Musk and SA Premier Jay Weatherill discuss power fix proposal

In the Australian Financial Review article, Rive had said that the quick turnaround would be possible because Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory is ramping up production . On Thursday, Rive said Tesla could offe...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

US Attorney Preet Bharara fired by Trump administration

According to Buzzfeed News' Chris Geidner and Zoe Tillman, new presidents tend to replace most United States attorneys, but usually not so quickly, and not before successors have been nominated or confirmed. ...More..

Wall Street's iconic bull has a new companion
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Wall Street's iconic bull has a new companion

It's also challenging corporate America-the 3,500 companies that State Street Global Advisors invests in on behalf of clients-to help create that critical mass by adding women to their boards. "Promoting le...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Sees Volume Pop in Session

Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Whether or not the company meets or beats this expectation, along with other factors, can often dictate where the share price might be headed in the near-ter...More..

by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Energy ministers of Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia discuss oil production cuts

Crude oil prices drifted lower early Monday after China lowered its economic growth estimate and USA exploration and production activity gained further ground. Commerzank noted that Russia's production would ne...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Deal done? Reports PSA/GM have signed Opel agreement

Now, the two sides are planning to work through the weekend as they continue to try to hammer out some kind of an agreement. If a deal is reached, the acquisition of Opel will likely vault the French manufact...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump tweets photo of Schumer and Putin, demands investigation

Early Friday afternoon, Trump - whose campaign and new administration have been dogged by reports of their ties to Moscow - tweeted a yearsold picture of Schumer and Russian President Vladimir Putin laughing,...More..

Uber uses a dubiously legal technology called 'Greyball' to avoid the law
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Uber uses a dubiously legal technology called 'Greyball' to avoid the law

The company also noted users who frequently opened and close the app, which it believed indicated could be activity from government agencies. Those tools and techniques, the Times writes, "included looking ...More..

Rick Perry Confirmed as Energy Secretary
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Rick Perry Confirmed as Energy Secretary

Department of Energy Secretary. "In fact, after being briefed on so numerous vital functions of the Department of Energy, I regret recommending its elimination". "The man was born to lead", said U.S. Sen. But...More..

ICE Arrests Immigrant After She Reveals Her Illegal Status at Press Conference
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

ICE Arrests Immigrant After She Reveals Her Illegal Status at Press Conference

Daniela Vargas, who came to the USA from Argentina when she was 7 years old, previously had a work permit and deportation reprieve under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. And although...More..

Snapchat debuts at 30% premium of IPO price
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Snapchat debuts at 30% premium of IPO price

Snap's IPO also is the first notable tech IPO of 2017. Unlike many companies like Uber and Airbnb with sky-high valuations, Snapchat chose to go public earlier in its monetization, probably because it's be...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Bank of Nova Scotia posts 1Q profit

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company acquired a new position in Bank of Nova Scotia (The) during the third quarter worth approximately $363,773,000. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th. "Ban...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Uber CEO Sorry for Argument With Driver

Then, Kalanick points the finger at the driver. The driver claimed that he had lost $97,000 because of the low demand of UberBlack. "Otherwise we'd go out of business". Kamel: How much is the [per mile rat...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

FCC sets aside new Net data privacy rule

The stay will remain in place until the Commission decides on alternative action. Clyburn said there is "little daylight" between the rules adopted by the FCC in October 2016 under chairman Tom Wheeler and ...More..

Royal Bank of Scotland annual losses balloon to £7bn
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland annual losses balloon to £7bn

He adds: "These costs are a stark reminder of what happens to a bank when things go wrong and you lose focus on the customer, as this bank did before the financial crisis". The bank has pushed back its return a...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Transgender reversal at play in Virginia suit

Attorney General Maura Healey and legislative leaders stood with transgender families Thursday, vowing to protect MA students from discrimination. That appears to have been resolved, as DeVos is quoted in a st...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

San Francisco is fourth most congested city in the world, says study

Lost productivity and fuel cost San Francisco drivers $1,996, and the city more than $2.5 billion in 2016. Drivers in Los Angeles spent 104 hours a year ago staring at the bumper of the vehicle in front, acco...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Tim Hortons and Burger King Planning to Buy Popeye's

The Relative Volume value measured for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. The insider now directly owns 149,654 shares worth $11,782,259. " Popeyes is growing at a similar pace today as Burger King was in 201...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Movers of Yesterday -Edison International (NYSE:EIX), Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK)

The average revenue estimate for the year ending December 2016 is $776.62M by 15 analysts. Westlake Chemical Corporation's (WLK ) is a part of Basic Materials sector and belongs to Specialty Chemicals industry...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

United Kingdom economy accelerates but still loses fastest in G7 crown

That was offset, however, by a revision to growth in the first three months of 2016 from 0.3 per cent to 0.2... The ONS said this was due to better industrial production in the quarter than initially thought....More..

Jay Z Is Starting a Venture Capital Fund
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Jay Z Is Starting a Venture Capital Fund

Axios reports the rapper/business... man , is launching a venture capitalist firm with his Roc Nation partner Jay Brown. There's nothin' Jay Z can't do. He was in the first round of seed-fund investors...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Rockets from Sinai hit Israel, no casualties: army

The photos were released two days after the announcement of the group taking responsibility for the rocket attack launched from the Sinai against southern Israel's Eshkol Regional Council district. The claims...More..

Global weapons sales highest since end of Cold War
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Global weapons sales highest since end of Cold War

Saudi Arabia, which leads a military intervention in Yemen, became the second biggest buyer of arms , followed by the United Arab Emirates, China, and Algeria, the study said. The arms market has been bust...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Michael Floyd sentenced to jail time for super extreme DUI

In a video released by police, officers banged on Floyd's vehicle window to wake him up and then ordered him to turn off the auto. Floyd's sentence included 120 days in jail - of which he has to serve 24 ...More..

Houston Kicks Ass With Nine James Beard Semifinalist Nods
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Houston Kicks Ass With Nine James Beard Semifinalist Nods

No one was more surprised than Chizuko Fukuyoshi, who opened the restaurant with her husband Shigeru more than 40 years ago after moving here from Japan. The organization will announce the final restaurant and ...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Impact of Brokerage Rating on Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO)

EPS of $0.57-$0.59 with sales down 2% to unchanged on a year over year basis. The company has a market cap of $162,188 million. Cisco Systems, Inc. closed its last trading session at $32.31 with the gain of 1...More..

Janet Yellen: Delaying interest rate hikes
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Janet Yellen: Delaying interest rate hikes "unwise"

Warren asked for a Wall Street Journal article on the record profits being recorded by Wall Street banks to be entered into the record of the day's hearing. The Trump administration stated its economic policy...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Trump defends 'wonderful' Flynn who was 'treated unfairly'

Flynn has since told the White House that sanctions may have come up. "The American people deserve the full story , including when the White House became aware of General Flynn's communications and whether...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

United States bridges structurally deficient

Black says the number of structurally deficient bridges decreases every year. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association published an interactive map showing the states with the highest percentag...More..

Sonos price rises are on the way
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Sonos price rises are on the way

Home sound system manufacturer Sonos has become the latest technology company to announce significant price rises for British customers in the wake of the European Union referendum vote. The connected speaker s...More..

Fifty Shades Darker Reviews: Surprise, It's awful!
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Fifty Shades Darker Reviews: Surprise, It's awful!

The New York Daily News' Stephen Whitty writes, " Fifty Shades Darker is about an otherwise sensible person who willingly subjects herself to needless pain and humiliation". Later, he goes down on her again,...More..

China January exports, imports easily beat expectations
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

China January exports, imports easily beat expectations

A final report for the period is expected on February 23. China's exports and imports are expected to grow by 4 percent and 2.2 percent in 2017 as global trade is likely to warm slightly, according to a resea...More..

Oil up on widespread OPEC deal compliance, US rig count rises
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Oil up on widespread OPEC deal compliance, US rig count rises

Meantime, these efforts were offset by increases from Iran , Nigeria and Libya that were permitted under the terms of the agreement. The five-member committee, led by Kuwait , will use as many as six sources ...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Border Wall Will Be Finished in Two Years: Secretary Kelly

Kelly, who will oversee the wall's planning and construction, said that the Trump administration officials "already have the authority" under existing law to start the project. While it may be an ambitious sche...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Fed: No Rate Hike Today

And while officials said they're on track to gradually raise short-term rates this year, they gave no indication about when they will start. In a statement , the Fed noted that "measures of consumer and b...More..