Friday February 23-rd, 2018

Symantec ends NRA membership deals after backlash Symantec ends NRA membership deals after backlash

First National Bank of Omaha announced Thursday that it would not renew its contract with the group to issue NRA-branded credit cards. No additional details have been released. The NRA was advertising a Hertz partnership on its " member benefi...

Another Federal Grand Jury Has Indicted Paul Manafort And Rick Gates Another Federal Grand Jury Has Indicted Paul Manafort And Rick Gates

The CEO of The Federal Savings Bank, Steve Calk, is denying a news report that he was part of a quid pro quo arrangement with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . Trump has called Mueller's probe "a witch hunt" and Putin denies that his ...

FCC's net neutrality repeal published, opening door to opposition efforts FCC's net neutrality repeal published, opening door to opposition efforts

At that point, the only thing standing between your internet service provider and a throttled internet dystopia is a pinky-swear promise from the ISPs not to do anything nasty, and that's not even worth the web page it's written on. "It turned a blin...

Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Buys 256960 Shares of Rite Aid Co. (RAD) Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Buys 256960 Shares of Rite Aid Co. (RAD)

Shares in drugstore chain Rite Aid surged in pre-market trade on Tuesday as it agreed for grocery chain Albertsons to buy the remainder of the company that isn't being sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance. The companies settled on the smaller dea...

Qualcomm is unable to complete NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) acquisition Qualcomm is unable to complete NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) acquisition

BB&T Corporation (BBT) ended its previous trading session at $54.6 with the Loss of -0.66%. This will give analytical advantage to a shorter-term trader since it pursues the price more intimately, and consequently produces less "lag" as comparison to...

Liverpool newboy Naby Keita sparks BRAWL during Leipzig's clash with Frankfurt Liverpool newboy Naby Keita sparks BRAWL during Leipzig's clash with Frankfurt

Frankfurt refused to stay behind for long as United States of America defender Timmy Chandler stabbed in the equaliser after Leipzig failed to deal with a corner. And Keita caused a commotion when, on the stroke of half-time, he caught Frankfurt's M...

Ferrari 488 Pista: price, specs and release Ferrari 488 Pista: price, specs and release

It weighs 90 kilos less than the boggo 488 GTB , offers about a 20 per cent increase in downforce, and has the most powerful V8 in the Italian carmaker's history. Both the sound quality and the intensity are higher than the 488 GTB in all gears an...

Walmart's Revenue Rises, but Profit Falls Amid E-Commerce Push Walmart's Revenue Rises, but Profit Falls Amid E-Commerce Push

Looking to the full year, Walmart expects USA e-commerce sales to grow 40 percent in fiscal 2019, matching what it previously expected. Mr. McMillon said that "seasonal spikes" in inventory of products including electronics, gifts and toys led to...

Atlanta Uber Eats Driver Accused of Fatally Shooting Customer Turns Himself In Atlanta Uber Eats Driver Accused of Fatally Shooting Customer Turns Himself In

The Uber Eats driver then shot the 30-year-old, police said. Thornton was rushed to Grady hospital, where he later died. The alleged shooter was still on the run from police early this morning. NBC's 11Alive reports that the victim, who had recentl...

HSBC FY17 Pre-tax Profit Surges; Maintains Dividend HSBC FY17 Pre-tax Profit Surges; Maintains Dividend

HSBC reported today a profit before tax of US$17.2 billion for 2017, compared with US$7.1 billion the year before but below the US$19.7 billion average estimate of 17 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive, said...

Walmart profit misses view in holiday quarter, online sales slow

About 15.94M shares traded or 76.42% up from the average. Walmart Inc . (NYSE: WMT ) has risen 13.83% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Tru Department Mb Fincl Bank N A, Illinois-based fund reporte...

Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold

Only gold will do for the United States at the Pyeongchang Games with the Americans mired in a 20-year title drought. The Swiss Olympic team said in a statement the athletes had contracted the virus a few days ago but their symptoms had now...

Polar Plunge Helps Great Cause Polar Plunge Helps Great Cause

Gavin himself even takes the plunge . Frigid waters didn't stop folks in Joplin from taking the polar plunge. Gabriel Hoverman, a senior computer sceince major and house manager of Sig Tau, spoke about how the Special Olympics is part of the fra...

Sony Could Be Looking To Launch AI Taxi Hailing System Sony Could Be Looking To Launch AI Taxi Hailing System

Non-professional drivers are effectively barred from offering taxi services, so apps like Uber have to link riders with existing taxi fleets. Uber's new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi , is now in Asia and announced that Uber also plans to team up with t...

Teenage girls saved from Instagram sex traffic predator by vigilant airline staff Teenage girls saved from Instagram sex traffic predator by vigilant airline staff

An employee with American Airlines at Sacramento International Airport has likely saved a pair of teenage girls from a life of captivity. Miracle noticed the ticket from Sacramento to NY was purchased online, the credit card was in a different name...

Tops Markets reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy Tops Markets reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy

Bloomberg reported Saturday that the owner of Tops Friendly Markets reportedly is exploring filing for bankruptcy and it could come as early as next month. Bloomberg is citing inside sources familiar with the supermarket chain. Bi-Lo purchased W...

Crescent Grove Advisors LLC Has $3.17 Million Holdings in Apple Inc. (AAPL) Crescent Grove Advisors LLC Has $3.17 Million Holdings in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Solium Capital Inc. (TSE:SUM) has 0.00% since February 18, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Windacre Partnership Llc increased its stake in Companhia De Saneamento Basi (SBS) by 36.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory fil...

Punch-up on board jet as passenger allegedly refuses to stop farting Punch-up on board jet as passenger allegedly refuses to stop farting

The passenger kept farting and laughing at the good of it - but two Dutch passengers didn't see the fun in it as they were sitting next to the man and a row broke out despite being warned by the pilot that the low fares airliner would make an emergen...

SpaceX Rocket Launch From Vandenberg AFB Delayed Again SpaceX Rocket Launch From Vandenberg AFB Delayed Again

On Feb. 6, the company launched the world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy , from Florida. In another giant leap towards better future, SpaceX is presently preparing to launch two test broadband satellites in Low-Earth Orbit to produce ...

BC has 'days' to figure out pipeline dispute: Notley BC has 'days' to figure out pipeline dispute: Notley

Last Tuesday, she announced the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission would no longer be purchasing B.C. wine, in a more-than-multi-million-dollar hit to British Columbia - but a far cry from what Alberta loses each day the pipeline is stalled.

Russian State Media Self-Censor Casualty Reports in Syria Russian State Media Self-Censor Casualty Reports in Syria

Russia on Thursday finally recognised that five Russian citizens - not officially affiliated with the Russian military - were likely killed in the strikes in eastern Syria. The Pentagon says the video it shared showed the U.S. responding to an "u...

Cab firm Uber sees losses rise 61% to $4.5bn Cab firm Uber sees losses rise 61% to $4.5bn

That's an improvement over the $1.46 billion loss recorded in the previous quarter (with revenue of $9.7 billion), but Uber still hasn't attained profitability. Khosrowshahi has to completely change the culture of Uber, and he wants to make the compa...

Apple's Tim Cook sees dividend hikes, calls succession a priority Apple's Tim Cook sees dividend hikes, calls succession a priority

And sadly, I've got some bad news for folks interested in Apple's fantastic "destination architecture" headquarters, Apple Park: there will be no Apple Park tours for you. The sweeping tax reforms passed by Congress in late December included a prov...

2 hurt in 'vehicle accident' at London's Heathrow airport 2 hurt in 'vehicle accident' at London's Heathrow airport

The other, a man in his 40s, was taken to a hospital, where he died. "One male is believed to have sustained a broken shoulder; his injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing". The Metropolitan Police said the victim's next of kin had been ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

The stock rose $38.58, or 15.4 percent, to $289.91. MSCI's index of stock markets across the globe gained 0.35 percent, while the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index of leading regional shares rose 1.11 percent to 1,491.71. Analysts were expectin...

European spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation European spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation

Speaking in conciliatory terms as Britain's prime minister prepares to present her ideas on security cooperation in Munich on Saturday, the German chancellor said that the two sides were seeking common ground. "I want to ensure that U.K. companie...

Indian bank is cheated of $1.8 billion in complex fraud Indian bank is cheated of $1.8 billion in complex fraud

The alleged fraudulent transactions by Jewellery czar Nirav Modi is apparently not limited to Punjab National Bank , which has accused him of siphoned off Rs 11,000-crore. Replying to a query on what took the bank so long to find out about the fra...

Lookout notice issued - after Nirav escaped Lookout notice issued - after Nirav escaped

The company said that it will take legal steps to have its Choksi's name omitted from the FIR. These transactions indicate clear criminal conspiracies involving some businessmen and bank officials for defrauding the commercial banking and financi...

Time Warner Inc (TWX) Earnings Results Send Share Higher Time Warner Inc (TWX) Earnings Results Send Share Higher

It has outperformed by 2.41% the S&P500. Time Warner reported adjusted operating income of $1.92 billion for the period ended on December 31, or adjusted earnings of $2.66 per share, compared with $1.76 billion in the year-ago period, or $1.25 pe...

Gov. Rauner calls for $1B tax cut in State of the Budget Gov. Rauner calls for $1B tax cut in State of the Budget

Before Rauner's speech the four legislative leaders met with the governor at his office. Chicago Public Schools , through the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, shoulders most of the pension cost. The governor says a $1 billion cut for should be the le...

Stocks for Your Case: XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stocks for Your Case: XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

In the last 5 trading days, the stock had decreased by -4.11% while in the past three months, the overall change in the stock is -9.84%. CISKOWSKI MICHAEL S sold $23.46 million worth of stock or 251,530 shares. Mutual of America Capital Management ...

Former MLB All-Star Esteban Loaiza to be in court Wednesday Former MLB All-Star Esteban Loaiza to be in court Wednesday

Karnenny said Loaiza faces allegations that he transported and possessed more than 20 pounds of cocaine - and not more - based on the evidence available to the District Attorney's Office. He played for eight teams from 1995 to 2008, starting the 2003...

John Horgan & Rachel Notley To Skip NDP Convention John Horgan & Rachel Notley To Skip NDP Convention

Last week, she announced Alberta's liquor authority will no longer import B.C. wines. Notley said she will give the feds a little more time to resolve the issue, but not too much. Notley said she appreciated that Kenney, generally, supported her go...

New Boston Dynamics robots can open and hold doors for you New Boston Dynamics robots can open and hold doors for you

Boston Dynamics' collection of robots seem to only exist for one goal: to terrify humanity . The company says on its website that the robot "comfortably fits in an office or home" and can handle objects and climbs stairs. You can see SpotMini a...

Chinese woman climbs into X-ray machine for this freakish reason Chinese woman climbs into X-ray machine for this freakish reason

The insane photo below shows the moment that a woman at Dongguan Railway Station in China's southern Guangdong Province was so adamant about not wanting to be separated from her bag at a security scanner that she simply followed the bag right int...

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