Gov. Christie, lawmakers reach deal on transportation trust fund

The deal will cut the sales tax from 7 percent to 6.875 percent on January 1, 2017. The increase to the nation's second-lowest levy, 14.5 cents, would raise $16 billion over eight years, he told reporters at a news conference in Trenton with Democr... More..

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Strike deadline looms, GM and union make progress
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Strike deadline looms, GM and union make progress

Williams said he spoke with Unifor President Jerry Dias on Sunday when they attended a fund-raiser for foster children."I am going see what assistance Jerry needs". The Oshawa plant now assembles some GM Equino...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Twitter could take many forms, depending on new owner

Speculation that Twitter will be sold has been gathering steam in recent months, given the social-media company's slumping stock and difficulties in attracting new users and advertising revenue. Investors bid...More..

Rick Scott's PAC to launch new ad against Hillary Clinton
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Rick Scott's PAC to launch new ad against Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton assured our allies around the world that they could count on the U.S.to honor our agreements and alliances with them, if she's elected president. There are two debates left. There are ot...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

APC, Saraki, Tinubu others, congratulate Obaseki

REACTIONS, yesterday, trailed the victory of All Progressives Congress, APC , governorship candidate in Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki . The results from 17 local governments so far show the ruling APC has an...More..

Weekend Box Office: Magnificent Seven Shoots Down Storks For Number One Start
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Weekend Box Office: Magnificent Seven Shoots Down Storks For Number One Start

If Westerns are a tough sell in the USA, they are even tougher internationally. That film was also a remake of Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai , and was followed by a number of sequels including: Return of the...More..

US, Canada native groups to join Dakota Access pipeline fight
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

US, Canada native groups to join Dakota Access pipeline fight

Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners has countered that worries about oil contamination to local waters in the Missouri and Cannon Ball rivers were "unfounded" and that the company would address safety concern...More..

RBS Will Pay $1.1 Billion in Settlement Over Mortgage Securities
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

RBS Will Pay $1.1 Billion in Settlement Over Mortgage Securities

In a similar settlement in 2015, RBS agreed to pay $129.6m to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the NCUA in NY. Shares in RBS were up one per cent in early trading on Wednesday. RBS had said that provision di...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

America 'needs an adult' in White House

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama (R) attend a ceremony on Veteran's Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2012 in Arlington, Virgin...More..

Wells Fargo Announces $60 Million Clawbacks, But No 'Real Accountability'
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Wells Fargo Announces $60 Million Clawbacks, But No 'Real Accountability'

The bank said that the $ 41 million is from Mr. Stumpf's unvested equity awards. Stumpf, who was blasted at a Senate finance committee hearing over the scam last week, faces a similar grilling by a House com...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Free Krispy Kreme for National Coffee Day tomorrow

Chick-fil-A is offering a free small Iced Coffee with every purchase; one per person. No free coffee here, but Starbucks will be donating a coffee tree for "every brewed cup of Mexico Chiapas coffee"...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Man rescued at sea tells Coast Guard of search for mother

According to the Coast Guard the Carman said the boat took on water quickly and sank. A man who survived eight days floating in a raft over 100 miles from land after his boat sank and his mother drowned retur...More..

West Elm opening chain of boutique hotels
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

West Elm opening chain of boutique hotels

A "community-inspired, locally sourced event" will be held at the hotel weekly, open to both local residents and hotel guests. WSM , announced it is launching a boutique hotel chain, dubbed West Elm Hotels. ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

CBOE, VIX Proprietor, to Buy Tech-Focused Bats

Bats itself merged with Direct Edge in 2014 to become the No. 2 US stock exchange operator. Shares of KCG Holdings rose 7 percent Friday as Bats Global Markets shares gained 19.86 percent following a report l...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Disney may bid for Twitter, too

In fact, it's reported to be working with the Bank of America on the process of purchasing Twitter . The report says Disney may be eyeing Twitter as a chance to boost its video streaming strategy. The st...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Global oil price edge higher

Overall, however, oil markets remain oversupplied as exporters around the world pump near record amounts, while demand stutters. Official data released late on September 19 confirmed a rise in Saudi Arabian o...More..

Company restarts gasoline pipeline after leak in Alabama
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Company restarts gasoline pipeline after leak in Alabama

Department of Transportation. Colonial said, in a news release, while the leak has been repaired and the line is operational, "it is expected to take several days for the fuel delivery supply chain to return ...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Shrapnel-filled NY bombs used 'Christmas lights' as detonators

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) - Police have arrested five men in connection to an explosion that rocked New York City's Chelsea neighborhood Saturday night injuring 29. Police officers, firefighters and other fi...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Yahoo may be about to confirm a hack affecting 200 million users

The piece speculates that confirmation of the data breach, with the potential liabilities involved, could impact the price of the same. It is expected that after announcing the security breach, Yahoo will soon ...More..

Five things we still don't know after yesterday's congressional EpiPen 'beating'
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Five things we still don't know after yesterday's congressional EpiPen 'beating'

Both Republicans and Democrats took Bresch's appearance in Congress as an opportunity to skewer her and her company for their pricing strategy that saw the cost of EpiPens increase by over 400% in just a few ye...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Fed keeps key rate unchanged but hints of coming hike

It was the first time it has used that wording since last December, when it last raised rates. Local media have said that this fuels speculation that a rate hike could be expected in December. The Fed's dec...More..

USA jobless claims extend falling streak to 81 weeks
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

USA jobless claims extend falling streak to 81 weeks

The rate in August 2015 was 6 percent. The city-level rate in La Vergne was 4.1 percent, slightly higher than that in Smyrna, where it is 3.9 percent. No counties have an unemployment rate of more than 10 p...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Company aims to restart gasoline pipeline Wednesday evening

Gasoline should begin flowing again today through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that led to surging fuel prices and scattered gas shortages across the...More..

The Beyhive Is Mad That Beyonce Didn't Win an Emmy
by | Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Beyhive Is Mad That Beyonce Didn't Win an Emmy

And by a slightly less artistically challenging contender, to boot: Fox's Grease: Live , helmed by Alex Rudzinski and Hamilton virtuoso Thomas Kail. #Lemonade, ' one user declared. The worldwide hitmaker e...More..

by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Sanchez scores 2, Arsenal beat Hull 4-1 in Premier League

We had a very tough game against Southampton, we got a great point at PSG in the week and we've been tested this week with a couple of away games", Walcott responded when asked how he felt about his landmark ...More..

by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Iran to continue increasing oil output capacity, crude futures slip

Iran's refusal to join a similar plan in April led Saudi Arabia, its chief regional rival, to scuttle the Doha-based talks. Zanganeh made the remarks addressing the press after a meeting with Mohammed Sanus...More..

Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Leaped After Dividend Increase
by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Leaped After Dividend Increase

TheStreet Ratings rated this stock as a "buy " with a ratings score of B. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 8.8 Billion. The corporation has earnings per share (EPS) ratio of 1.55. The dividend...More..

Libya says attacks on 2 key oil terminals repelled
by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Libya says attacks on 2 key oil terminals repelled

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Tuesday it would immediately start working to resume crude exports from ports seized in recent days by forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar. Haftar, 73...More..

by | Sunday, September 18, 2016

Rosberg on top in Singapore

A large lizard lumbering across the track startled Red Bull's Max Verstappen and livened up final practice for the Singapore Formula One grand prix on Saturday. Though Rosberg's time was stunning, Red Bull re...More..

by | Sunday, September 18, 2016

Delhi govt panel 'rules out' chikungunya as primary cause of deaths

The number of affected people from the two diseases has in the capital alone is almost 3,000. He also stated that adequate numbers of fever clinics are operating in the central government hospitals for treating...More..

Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march
by | Sunday, September 18, 2016

Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march

Tropical storm-force winds are possible Monday in New Jersey . "It's going to sit offshore and it is going to be a tremendous coastal event with a risky storm surge and lots of larger waves probably causing ...More..

by | Sunday, September 18, 2016

US agency orders corrective action after gas pipeline spill

These declarations will loosen restrictions on fuel trucks, enabling them to act in place of the pipeline, and keep the fuel supply flowing. The spill was first detected on September 9, but it's not clear when ...More..

US regulators: Official recall of 1M Samsung Note 7 phones
by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

US regulators: Official recall of 1M Samsung Note 7 phones

The company has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the USA, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage from fires, the CPSC said. At that point, Samsung said it would off...More..

Julia strengthens again into tropical storm
by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

Julia strengthens again into tropical storm

Expect variably cloudy skies with occasional tropical downpours, mainly near the coast. It was not expected to develop significantly before it moves inland in Texas on Saturday , the hurricane center said. J...More..

by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Putin praises DNC hack but says Russian Federation didn't do it

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow was keen to resolve a territorial dispute with Japan as he met yesterday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , but a deal appears far off. The DNC hack was first rep...More..

Brent Oil Trades Near Lowest in Week as IEA Sees Glut Persisting
by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Brent Oil Trades Near Lowest in Week as IEA Sees Glut Persisting

USA inventories of distillates, which include diesel and heating oil, rose 4.6 million barrels last week, government data on Wednesday showed, much more than analysts had expected and the biggest weekly build s...More..

22 arrested at protest on Dakota Access construction site
by | Friday, September 16, 2016

22 arrested at protest on Dakota Access construction site

Protesters staged demonstrations across the country Tuesday in solidarity with Native Americans trying to stop an oil pipeline from being built on their land in North Dakota. Sanders joined hundreds of activi...More..

Regulator finds no evidence of Wells Fargo sales problem at other banks
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Regulator finds no evidence of Wells Fargo sales problem at other banks

Regulators said those employees in some cases also created phony email addresses to enroll consumers in online banking. Those accounts had to have money in them. This allowed the employee to take credit for...More..

Chevy Bolt Can Drive 238 Miles on a Charge
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Chevy Bolt Can Drive 238 Miles on a Charge

While pricing is not final, Chevy says the Bolt is expected to start around $37,500, bringing the final cost to $30,000 for buyers who qualify for a $7,500 federal tax credit. Unless Tesla boosts the Model 3's ...More..

Americans got raise last year for first time since 2007
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Americans got raise last year for first time since 2007

There were 3.6 million fewer Americans living in poverty in 2015 than the year before, according the US Census. The median annual household income - the level at which half are above and half are below - rose...More..

European Central Bank keeps rates, asset buys unchanged
by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

European Central Bank keeps rates, asset buys unchanged

The ECB has pumped €1tn in newly printed money into the eurozone's banking system through bond purchases since March 2015. At the same time many investors worry that the massive central bank stimulus is distort...More..

by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

Stunning final play gives Central Michigan win over Okla

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said there is no recourse. On the score sheet, that's a 42-yard pass from senior quarterback Cooper Rush to senior Jesse Kroll, who then laterals to junior Corey Willis for a 9...More..

Ronaldo to make first appearance since injury at Euro 2016
by | Saturday, September 10, 2016

Ronaldo to make first appearance since injury at Euro 2016

It is annoying, for sure. Medeama's set piece maestro Kwesi Donsu says he takes inspiration from Real Madrid and Portugal super star Cristiano Ronaldo. "So when we are playing a game and we get two or three f...More..

The City Takes A Stand Over Sports Direct
by | Friday, September 09, 2016

The City Takes A Stand Over Sports Direct

Hellawell said in a statement: 'I take this clear message from our independent shareholders seriously, and I will do my best to address their concerns and earn their confidence over the next year. Ashley hit ba...More..

ECB projects slow increase in inflation
by | Friday, September 09, 2016

ECB projects slow increase in inflation

REUTERS/Lucas JacksonU.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday as investors awaited weekly jobless claims data and a European Central Bank decision that may hint at more monetary stimulus. Earlie...More..

The Australian dollar is climbing
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

The Australian dollar is climbing

In terms of the statement, it's a case of playing "spot the difference". Still the Reserve Bank may also tolerate a low inflation outcome. The Reserve Bank has chose to leave official interest rates at the ...More..

Ackman's Pershing Square Bets on Chipotle (CMG, VRX)
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Ackman's Pershing Square Bets on Chipotle (CMG, VRX)

Shares of Chipotle have struggled since a series of foodborne-illness outbreaks at the end of past year caused its sales to fall sharply. Its strategy to lure back customers with free burritos and free childr...More..

Kharg Oil Terminal to Be Completed by Year-End: NIOC Official
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Kharg Oil Terminal to Be Completed by Year-End: NIOC Official

On the other hand, the Brent crude futures for November delivery was trading at $47.30 per barrel-a drop of ~0.69%. However, there were no details on any deal to freeze oil output around current levels and No...More..

EPA shuts down 17 wells in Osage Nation after Oklahoma quake
by | Wednesday, September 07, 2016

EPA shuts down 17 wells in Osage Nation after Oklahoma quake

That seismicity triggered the Corporation Commission, in an unprecedented move, to mandate that 37 disposal wells in a 725-square-mile area shut down operations for an indefinite period of time. The drilling te...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Hanjin bankruptcy causes global shipping chaos, retail fears

At the same time, they have been increasing capacity and building larger and larger ships while prices have fallen. Cargo owners may have to wait for months to get their cargo off Hanjin ships, analysts said....More..

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