Saturday October 21-st, 2017

Is Valeant Pharmaceutical really a "pharmaceutical Enron"?

Valeant, in response to the report , defended its relationship with the specialty pharmacies that distribute its drugs and called the comparison to Enron Corp. Complicating the picture, Valeant revealed this week it has an option to buy the specialt...

Australia Prepares Option of Sail-Through to Test China

A closer look, however, reveals the dramatic nature of America's latest maneuver aimed at reining in Chinese maritime assertiveness. The tension on the disputed area only started when China began claiming the disputed area and proclaiming that the ...

Congressman says SNL's Lorne Michaels should know better: Dump Trump Congressman says SNL's Lorne Michaels should know better: Dump Trump

The California Latino Legislative Caucus wants NBC Universal to kick Donald Trump off Saturday Night Live.  Latino groups have been blasting NBC and " SNL " since it was announced that Trump would be hosting the long-running sketch show. One effort, ...

Mobile U.S., Verizon trade quips

A T-Mobile prop plane gets ready to take to the skies above New Jersey. After much buildout, Legere said on Twitter : "HEY @verizon !". It has been signed by over 330,000 people. It said many things against the other company but among all the thi...

Pentagon to Award Long-Range Bomber Deal

The contest for the contract was between Northrop Grumman and a Boeing-Lockheed Martin team. The Air Force plans to announce a smaller initial contract for development of the new stealth bomber, and production of the first five batches of aircraft ...

Julius Thomas, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Bills (London, England): Start

For example, if the Bills finish second in the AFC East in 2018, the next season they'll travel to whichever team finished second in the AFC South. That, of course, could be Jacksonville. Chris Clemons scooped up the fumble for a 6-yard touchdown tha...

'Drunk' AAP MP Bhagwant Mann forced to leave religious ceremony 'Drunk' AAP MP Bhagwant Mann forced to leave religious ceremony

Mann said that as the youth started speaking against him, he thought it fit to leave the venue. " Mai sache dilon loka de haq Di ladai Jari rakhanga (I will continue the fight for people's rights with a true heart)", he wrote. He said that he does n...

Crude Oil Plunges Following EIA Inventory Data Release

Brent crude for December was down to $48.41 a barrel, dropping $.30. Taylor said he expected a battle for market share between Middle East oil exporters once sanctions were lifted on Iran . A day earlier, Nymex oil prices eased up 1 cent, or 0.02%...

GM UAW announces contract negotiations

Since GM is far more profitable than Fiat Chrysler - earning much of that from the full-size SUVs built at its Arlington plant - the UAW is likely to want more in the new contract, analysts said . Since 45 percent of Chrysler workers are in Tier 2...

SouthWest Airlines: Hundreds Of Flights Delayed By Technology Problems

Southwest Airlines says the technical problem that delayed hundreds of flights on Sunday has been solved. At the Los Angeles global Airport earlier in the day, several dozen people crowded the Southwest terminal waiting for hand-written tickets to...

John Boehner Races Time on Debt Limit

That bill faced certain rejection in the Senate, and partly as a result was looking short of votes among House Republicans. Ryan formalized his candidacy for speaker only after winning the support of the three major caucuses of House Republicans, r...

Marshawn Lynch shines as Seattle Seahawks dominated San Francisco 49ers

Two days after everyone wanted him to comment on his unit's problems, he walked alone out the Seahawks locker room at the bottom of the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Wright). Well, that play has already been featured on Deadspin tod...

European Union demands Starbucks, Fiat pay back millions in tax breaks

The decision came after 15-month in-depth investigations. The commission's statement said it had found, during a year-long investigation into the two tax rulings, that "most of the profits of Starbucks' coffee roasting company are shifted overseas,...

Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates continue to drop

New  Primary Mortgage Market Survey  data from  Freddie Mac  shows that mortgage rates continue to trend at a lower rate due to declining Treasury  yields . The 30-year fixed dropped 3 basis points, improving to 3.79 percent from last week's 3.82 per...

Jimmy Kimmel, USA Today go 'Back to the Future'

Unfortunately, not all the gadget predictions in BTTF Part II came true - but the good news is that a number of them did and we covered a few in our article yesterday. "That's insane. That's really great", Michael J. Fox said after getting a pa...

Cheap fuel helps United Airlines makes record profit

The carrier said it is still too early to know the Munoz's course of treatment and how long will he take to recover. United Continental Holdings Inc has a 52-week low of $48.15 and a 52-week high of $74.52. For the third straight quarter, United C...

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is the third-richest man in the nation

Jeff Bezos just became America's third-richest person. As usual, revenue grew by around 20%, hitting $25.4 billion, compared to $20.6 billion in the third quarter of 2014. Beyond the numbers, there are signs that Amazon's profitability in its homemar...

McDonalds is testing sweet potato fries

Sound off in the comments. The Golden Arches are starting to serve sweet potato fries in conjunction with the Create Your Taste burger initiative, which was surprisingly higher-quality than expected when we tested it back in August. The customiz...

Large water main break flooding Queens, New York

The result was thousands of gallons of water gushing onto the local streets. It took several hours to stem the flooding, the FDNY said. It was unclear what caused the 8 a.m. Subway and bus services in the area were expected to be delayed and crowde...

Zara's Founder is World's richest man

Gates quickly reclaimed the top ranking after Ortega's shares slipped slightly to 33.80 Euros as of 10:52 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. "The son of a railway worker started his professional life at 14 as a delivery boy with a shirtmaker in the wind-s...

Dr. Drew Talks Teen Mom 2's Leah Messer: "I Was Expecting Progress"

The worst part of this story is that Leah Messer may also lose custody of her youngest child, Adalynn after a scary incident. "If you saw the last reunion show, which is the last time I had contact with her, I believe she was making progress"...

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) "Outperform" Rating Maintained at RBC Capital Mkts

According to Earnings Whispers' forecast, the infrastructure company will report adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.16 which is just two cents below the Street's projection. The brokerage now has a " buy " rating on the stock. The New York-b...

United States says Russian Federation launched cruise missile strikes in Syria without giving advance United States says Russian Federation launched cruise missile strikes in Syria without giving advance

The flow of pro-Russia "volunteers" is a classic feature of Russian warfare. Violations of Turkish airspace aren't acceptable and Russia's actions carry the "risk of miscalculations", Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday as the gro...

Spokesman says Leinenkugel's Spokesman says Leinenkugel's "not going anywhere" in light of a possible beer

The same could soon apply in Europe, he said. With brands including Victoria Bitter and Carlton Draught, SABMiller is Australia's biggest brewer with around 38 percent market share, followed closely by Kirin Holdings Co Ltd on 32 percent with its...

AB InBev raises offer for rival SABMiller AB InBev raises offer for rival SABMiller

AB InBev has also added a partial share alternative to the cash offer, where shareholders would receive £2.37 in cash and 0.48 restricted AB InBev shares in return for every SABMiller share. The Belgian brewer pointed out that the proposal represe...

McMillon Seeking Solution For Deep-Rooted Problem At Wal-Mart Stores, Inc McMillon Seeking Solution For Deep-Rooted Problem At Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

The stock saw its price movement on above -normal volume, as 17.80 million shares changed hands when contrast with its average daily volume of 14.00 million shares, with a year-to-date performance of 1.20%. With analysts having such unrealistic expec...

Dolphins fire head coach Joe Philbin Dolphins fire head coach Joe Philbin

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is talented, but still raw, and Roman excels and not only developing that kind of quarterback , but maxing out his abilities. 500 on the season. He paid $114 million for the biggest free agent on the marke...

Second company turns over Hillary email data to Federal Bureau of Investigation Second company turns over Hillary email data to Federal Bureau of Investigation

The State Department , however, doesn't seem so sure about that. Their existence challenges the Democratic presidential front-runner's claim that she has already provided all of her work emails from her tenure as secretary, which are the subject...

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reveals 22% Advance In Q3 Profit JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reveals 22% Advance In Q3 Profit

But not all of the company's results were pessimistic. JPMorgan is attempting to grow its mortgage market share to offset recent revenue declines in its mortgage business as fewer Americans refinance, an article in Reuters said. Large banks tha...

Crude oil futures rise after bullish forecast, Fed minutes Crude oil futures rise after bullish forecast, Fed minutes

On top of that, new demand for oil is in decline as the economy cools down. "We do think that the price of oil will struggle to stay above the $60 level as this will bring on all the rigs which were switched off", said Naeem Aslam, chief market ana...

1.2 million United Kingdom cars affected in VW scandal 1.2 million United Kingdom cars affected in VW scandal

The embattled giant has confirmed that 34,387 Volkswagen passenger cars, 16,484 Audis, 16,004 Skodas, 4,365 Seats, and 8,107 VW commercial vehicles are presently affected. Volkwagen is also entangled in probes closer to home. "It's clear that the...

What We Learned This Week About The Volkswagen Scandal What We Learned This Week About The Volkswagen Scandal

Pallone countered customers might reasonably expect compensation if their cars' fuel economy or performance is affected by the fix. The U.S. House criticized Volkswagen USA Chief, Michael Horn , during a congressional meeting on October 8.

Is Marco Rubio a hypocrite on voting? Is Marco Rubio a hypocrite on voting?

Stipanovich said Bush has built an organization for a long, hard fight to the White House. Eventually, Republican voters are going to have to consider the possibility that under President Trump , the day might come when the red phone i...

Ted Cruz: I'll steal Donald Trump's supporters Ted Cruz: I'll steal Donald Trump's supporters

Most candidates would give anything for the free airtime Mr. Trump gets and lower-polling hopefuls like Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky have publicly complained about it. "Everything he said is absolutely right". He has repeatedly needled his o...

Netflix Announces Price Increase For Standard Plan Netflix Announces Price Increase For Standard Plan

This is not the first time that the company has raised prices. Thursday's understated announcement - through a change to its website and an email to current members - is similar to the last hike and starkly contrasts its price increases in 2011, when...

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