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by | August 15, 2017 | 00:25

The chief executive officer of multinational pharmaceutical company Merck has resigned from Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council, following what he described as the USA president's failure to unequivocally condemn far right violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, West Virginia.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:27

In a progression of instant messages with the FBI's witness, Varnell "asserted to have a fortification for when the world (or United States) fallen" and showed he was endeavoring to fabricate a group, the protest states. The fed - referred to in court documents as "the Professor" - posed as a bomb expert who wanted to help Varnell accomplish his plans, according to the court filing.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:23

In 3.28pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.15 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.18 percent. The Dow finally ended 0.2 percent lower at 22,085.34 points. In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region saw further downside during trading on Thursday. The index has fallen to its lowest intraday level in well over a month.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:17

On Wednesday, almost 100 soldiers were sent to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle - just across the border from Champlain, New York - to erect heated tents to temporarily house as many as 500 people, the armed forces said in a statement. By doing so, they aim to skirt a 2004 agreement between Canada and the United States that forces most migrants to apply for asylum in the first country in which they arrive.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:23

Sources said the mayor's plan caught the MTA off-guard. "A millionaires' tax would require some New Yorkers to pay, but the status quo requires literally millions of New Yorkers to pay in the form of lost wages, missed work and days ruined by breakdowns and delays".

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:20

Founder and CEO Elon Musk assured investors during an earnings call for the company's second-quarter of 2017 on Wednesday that that will not be the case. This is because unlike other Tesla models which are admittedly rather pricey, the Model 3 will be a slightly more affordable Tesla vehicle, meaning that those who have been coveting a Tesla , the Model 3 could be their gateway into the Tesla world.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:48

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Wednesday that Moscow would likely retaliate against the United States if the sanctions are imposed. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer derided as "laughable" Scaramucci's assertion that Trump could negotiate even tougher sanctions against Russian Federation.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:50

High: Mid 80s to near 90 degrees. After 2 to 6 inches of rain fell across the area Friday through Saturday , we could use a few days to dry out. The pleasant weather pattern will continue through the midweek with high temperatures in the middle and low 80s and lows in the 70s and 60s.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:28

Saturday is the flawless time to snag the color you've been longing for. You'll be thrilled to know then that Mac is giving away free, full-sized lipsticks to its loyal customers TOMORROW. As Refinery 29 points out, there is no purchase necessary in order to claim the free lipstick , but there is also no word as to how many people will be able to get their hands on this particular deal.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:41

Friday reported dip in second-quarter profit and revenue on lackluster performance from its energy connections unit. Mr. Bornstein defended the timeline, saying it is a "big, big body of work", and that Mr. Revenue from its power business rose 5%, while health care rose 4% and aviation was flat. Of that total $242.6 billion is services backlog and $84.2 billion is equipment.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:39

Musk isn't willing to stop with NY and D.C. The billionaire entrepreneur continued to tease his plans on Twitter , replying to another user asking about a potential hyperloop system in Texas. Musk first proposed the hyperloop-a system of reduced-pressure tubes that would hurtle people and packages long distances at super speeds - a almost 60-page public white paper in 2013.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:31

Just as AlphaBay rose and became 10 times larger than Silk Road , FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe predicts there will be another dark web market to fill the void. "Of course not", the site answered, according to the complaint. This e-mail address was also included in the header of AlphaBay users who lost their passwords.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:34

The retailer will also sell Alexa-enabled Kenmore air conditioner units on the e-commerce platform, the Tribune reports. Shares of Whirlpool have dropped 2.6% to $193.22 at 9:50 a.m. Now, the iconic retailer has made a decision to partner with the online giant. The period was boosted by the March sale of Craftsman to Stanley Black & Decker for $525 million.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:39

Frontier now offers daily flights from Miami to Denver . "Frontier's low-priced service will provide our customers another option for easy and affordable access to dozens of destinations, including convenient connections to West Coast cities", Skip Miller, executive director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, said in a statement following Frontier's announcement.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:31

The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 2 with "Overweight". On Monday, February 13 FRIERSON DANIEL K sold $241,486 worth of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) or 10,276 shares. They expect $0.44 EPS, down 46.99% or $0.39 from last year's $0.83 per share. AZN's profit will be $1.08 billion for 19.14 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality.

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:31

The cancellation of the agreements, which allow the airlines to sell tickets on one another's flights as if it were its own, comes amid a tense dispute between USA airlines and their Middle Eastern rivals over allegations of illegal subsidies .

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:25

Honda said on Monday that the victim was using a hammer to fix a 2001 Accord parked at a home near Miami in June 2016. The car's ignition switch was on, so the air bag would have been ready in case of a crash, according to Honda. Mr. Martin did not explain what caused the airbag to deploy, but noted that the airbags on the vehicle are activated by a deceleration sensor that is mounted between the engine and passenger compartment.

by | July 11, 2017 | 00:35

I have no secrets. "Just one can win, and that was not me today". "I think I'm playing pretty solid". But only because I enjoy it. "Winning never gets old at any stage in your career, ever, ever", said the five-time champion. Halep ended Victoria Azarenka's impressive tournament with a sharp 7-6 (7/3) 6-2 victory over the Belarusian. If Halep beats Konta in the last eight, she will become world number one.

by | July 09, 2017 | 00:41

Curfew was imposed in Tral, Wani's home town in Pulwama district. Keeping in view the call of separatists and UJC (United Jehad Council), all the preventive measures that are to be taken in all districts have started in terms of the preventive arrests of the miscreants or to ensure that no unlawful assembly takes place.

by | July 09, 2017 | 00:43

Mosul -Iraq will announce imminently a final victory in the almost nine-month offensive to retake Mosul from jihadists, a U.S. general said on Saturday, as celebrations broke out among police forces in the city. The intent was political: to sew division among the local population and turn civilians against the American-backed Iraqi security forces. Stripped of Mosul, Islamic State's dominion in Iraq will be reduced to mainly rural, desert areas west and south of the city where tens of ...

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:42

The added pressure on French automotive manufacturers was also taken into account by the Ecology Minister, but he added that there were now projects which "can fulfill that promise". Hulot said the country hopes to be carbon neutral by 2050. While France will ban the sale of these vehicles in 2040, pushing a reliance on electric cars , it's unknown what will happen to existing fossil fuel cars.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:27

Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave projections of median short-term rates as 1.4% at the end of this year; 2.1% at the end of 2018; and 2.9% at the end of 2019. Investors saw a almost 20 percent chance of another rate hike in September, and a 60 percent chance of another rate hike or two by December. But she said the Fed would remain "attentive" to the fact that inflation continues to underperform their targets.

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:24

Today Worldpay confirmed in a statement to the London Stock Exchange, where its shares are traded, that it has received acquisition approaches from both Vantiv and JPMorgan Chase in the US, after reports started to emerge that it was the subject of takeover speculation.

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:24

Etihad Airways passengers traveling to the US pass through immigration and customs at a preclearance facility in Abu Dhabi International Airport's Terminal 3, the company said. Saudia flies to the United States from airports in Jeddah and Riyadh. The Dubai-based airline said it is "working hard in co-ordination with various aviation stakeholders and the local authorities" to put the checks in place.

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:20

Google's site said that SIX Financial Information, a Swiss-based company provides its prices for end of the day and Interactive Data Real-Time Services, based in NY provides its intra-day prices. Nasdaq said the problem was caused by faulty test data being improperly disseminated by third-party vendors. The exchange told the FT trading had not been affected.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:37

Amazon's answer to Black Friday and Alibaba Group's ( BABA ) "Singles Day" will actually start at 9 pm eastern on July 10 in order to allow Prime customers access to deals that will ultimate last for 30 hours . You can sign up to the Amazon Prime free trial here . There are also additional cash-back offers for Prime members. This is the first year Amazon is leveraging their Twitch acquisition to let them know they can subscribe to a streamer for free with Twitch Prime.

by | June 29, 2017 | 15:31

It was Spithill and the team bankrolled by Oracle founder Larry Ellison who in 2013 turned an 8-1 deficit against New Zealand into a 9-8 victory and a successful defence of the oldest trophy in worldwide sport. "Pete, Lenny (skipper Glenn Ashby) and the boys do a fantastic job of getting the boat round the course". It was nice to get those first wins and take a lead.

by | June 27, 2017 | 02:58

Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Kevin McAllister this week denied the 737 MAX 10 would have any financing issues. Boeing said 16 customers worldwide placed orders for the MAX 10. With the Max 10, Boeing is hoping to stop the wave of customers defecting to Airbus A321neo which has received a significant number of orders since it was introduced three years ago.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:46

The victory moved the Royals (36-36) to.500 for the first time this season. Kansas City's current tear has lifted them back into contention in the underachieving AL Central despite sitting one game under.500 on the season. "We're just trying to win a ball game". J.A. Happ was solid, giving up just one run on four hits while striking out five over 6.2 innings of work, not factoring in the decision.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:42

The June 7 coalition strike report lists one strike near Mayadeen, that "engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle". The statement was issued in the wake of the ISIS losing considerable ground in their strongholds of Iraq and Syria.