Monday December 18-th, 2017

Dylann Roof explains shooting in FBI confession Dylann Roof explains shooting in FBI confession

He wanted to leave at least one person alive to tell what happened, he explained, complaining that his victims "complicated things" by hiding under tables. When told that nine were dead, he told Stansbury, "are you lying to me?" The video is blurry...

Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

Trump will also be able to fill two current vacancies on the five-member NLRB early in his term, likely tipping the agency to a more business-friendly posture. A 2015 Super Bowl commercial featuring a seemingly nude Charlotte McKinney was widely pann...

Oil prices get lift on signs of balance

Traders and analysts said the boost from last week's decision by OPEC to cut crude production had faded and the cartel's promise had been undermined by data showing rising production from within its member countries and Russian Federation. However, t...

OPEC, non-OPEC break 15 year-old deadlock, agree to oil cut OPEC, non-OPEC break 15 year-old deadlock, agree to oil cut

He pointed out that the OPEC and non-OPEC countries represented at the output reduction talks in Vienna account for more than half of global supplies. Opec, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, has already committed to halting the suppl...

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox agrees to buy Europe's Sky Murdoch's 21st Century Fox agrees to buy Europe's Sky

Nasdaq-listed 21st Century Fox already owns a 39.1 percent stake in Sky, whose main five markets are Austria, Britain, Germany, Ireland and Italy. The deal has been agreed by the independent directors of both company's boards though other elements ...

Crude above $50 a barrel after OPEC production deal Crude above $50 a barrel after OPEC production deal

This will be the first time since 2008 that OPEC would be accomplishing such a feat which is expected to tackle the key challenge of low price of oil in the worldwide market which has affected the global economy with most OPEC member countries includ...

Agreement to secure Tata Steel UK jobs

More than 4,500 jobs at the Port Talbot steelworks in south Wales have been saved after owner Tata Steel committed to keeping the site open and investing £1bn over the next decade. They are concerned that if they agree to let Tata close the current...

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Stock Plummets; Here's Why Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Stock Plummets; Here's Why

Analyst's mean target price for Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) stock closed at $366.37 yesterday, down about 7.55% as compared to the previous day's close. will post $1.53 EPS for the current year. (NYSE: CMG ) reported its last earnings on ...

RBA ends year with cash rate hold

The board will not convene again until February. The RBA held the cash rate steady at 1.50 per cent on Tuesday, saying it expects inflation to eventually return to target. All of these factors considered together mean more official rate cuts rema...

Feds block route of Dakota Access pipeline in ND Feds block route of Dakota Access pipeline in ND

The judge isn't likely to issue a decision until January at the earliest. No matter what Trump does opponents of the pipeline have vowed to stop the project by any available means. "[The pipeline] hasn't left yet, the machinery hasn't left yet, the...

Dollar, euro drift as European Central Bank meeting comes into view Dollar, euro drift as European Central Bank meeting comes into view

A "no" vote to proposed changes to the Italian constitution that would have streamlined legislative processes led to the resignation of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, raising fears of a populist rise in Europe's fourth largest economy and thir...

BCCI moves SC to fund England Tests BCCI moves SC to fund England Tests

The BCCI has sought Rs 3.79 crore for the three ODIs and three Twenty20 matches but the court allowed only Rs 25 lakh for each of the six limited overs matches and sanctioned a sum of Rs 1.33 crore for the Mumbai and Chennai Tests. "For me, the t...

Left parties pay glowing tributes to Jayalalithaa Left parties pay glowing tributes to Jayalalithaa

On the wide gallery-like stairs, sat AIADMK MLAs and Cabinet Ministers, her confidante and associate of more than three decades, Sasikala Natarajan, stood by the side along with her with relatives and husband Natarajan. "Under her stewardship several...

Sensex up 77 ppints ahead of Reserve Bank of India policy meet

The gauge had rallied 162.10 points in the previous two sessions. While the S&P BSE Sensex lost 155.89 points (0.59%) to end at 26,236.87, the Nifty 50 closed down 41.1 points (0.5%) at 8,102.05. While no rate cuts came as a surprise to most, analyst...

FCA takes action on 'advisory firms' spread betting sales FCA takes action on 'advisory firms' spread betting sales

They are currency in a consultation phase until March and will release a statement after. Some levels of leverage now offered to retail customers exceed 200:1. A selloff following the announcement, saw shares of spread-betting market leader IG Group,...

Starbucks sets 5-year growth targets, to open 12000 more stores Starbucks sets 5-year growth targets, to open 12000 more stores

The company expects China will surpass the U.S.as a bigger market in the future, planning to add 5,000 cafes in China. If Starbucks can sustain the recent growth rate in My Starbucks Rewards membership, the company will be well on its way to at l...

In Time Interview, Trump Vows to Lower Drug Prices In Time Interview, Trump Vows to Lower Drug Prices

Allergan Inc Chief Executive Brent Saunders last week cautioned his peers about a false sense of security under a Trump administration, saying the industry needs to police itself on drug pricing or face government repercussions. Time just named Pr...

Amazon To Open Convenience Store With No Lines Amazon To Open Convenience Store With No Lines

Even if this isn't exactly the way the technology works, the effect is the same: it means that when you shop at an Amazon Go store , you'll be under constant video surveillance, with AIs poring over your every move to analyze how you shop.

USW: 730 union jobs saved in Carrier deal - not 1100

Trump, who made his pledge to keep manufacturing jobs from fleeing the country a centerpiece of his campaign, already has warned another company, Rexnord Corp, an industrial supplier based in Milwaukee that plans to move a bearings plant and its ...

Italy hit by market volatility after referendum defeat

Germany's finance minister is calling for a calm response to the outcome of Italy's constitutional referendum and says that there's no basis to talk of it triggering a "euro crisis". In Bologna, traditionally a left-leaning city, about 100 people ral...

Trump picks Twitter fight with China

At the same time , though, the newspaper argued that China needs to be tactful and skillful in dealing with Trump, adding that it "should understand that Trump has two faces". "The Taiwan issue has always been the most important and sensitive issue ...

European Banks Under Pressure as Italian Referendum Looms

On August 8, the Italian Court of Cassation approved the holding of the referendum on the constitutional changes which would see the Senate's powers limited in hopes to put an end to deadlocked government and political paralysis, frequently seen in p...

Carrier Corp. deal differs from common incentives in Indiana

Trump is slated to crow about the deal with Carrier-which in based in IN, where Mike Pence remains governor-at the company's factory Thursday. That means an estimated 400 to 500 workers at the plant, as well as 700 employees at another plant owned by...

Big Mac inventor who ran a Pa. McDonald's dies at age 98

Delligatti , who opened the first McDonald's in western Pennsylvania in 1957, owned about a dozen franchises in the Pittsburgh area by the mid-1960s, but he struggled to compete with the Big Boy and Burger King chains. Ann Dugan, a former assista...

Pa. lawmaker wants Electoral College votes given to national popular vote victor

Daniel Brezenoff started the online petition , on Change.org, last month in a bid to reach six million supporters and strip Donald Trump of the USA presidency. "For the second time in recent memory, and for the fifth time in our history, we have a...

US adds 178K jobs in November, unemployment falls to 4 US adds 178K jobs in November, unemployment falls to 4

It fell to 9.3% from 9.5%, the lowest level since April 2008. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.6% last month from 4.9% in October as some people found jobs while even more dropped out of the workforce. "I think at 4.6 percent people have to quest...

Bergdahl Seeks Pardon From Obama to Avert Desertion Trial Bergdahl Seeks Pardon From Obama to Avert Desertion Trial

White House and Justice Department officials also said that Bergdahl submitted several copies of a clemency application that were sent to the Pentagon, the Justice Department and the White House immediately after the election. He was freed in May 201...

Palin slams Trump Carrier deal as 'crony capitalism'

She conceded that she did not know all the details of the Carrier deal , but said "let's hope every business is equally incentivized to keep Americans working in America". Palin, then the governor of Alaska, was on the 2008 Republican ticket with Ar...

Texas GOP Elector Resigns, Says He Cannot Vote for Trump Texas GOP Elector Resigns, Says He Cannot Vote for Trump

Electors can be subject to penalties for breaking with their pledge to honor the results of the state's popular vote. Ms Guerra is one of 12 electors in the state who will have been mandated to vote for Hillary Clinton, who won in their state on ...

TSX closes 55 points lower as oil rises; dollar surges

The energy group climbed 3 percent, adding to a almost 8 percent jump on Wednesday after OPEC members and Russian Federation agreed to limit their oil output in a bid to prop up prices. The energy group, which accounts for one-fifth of the Toronto St...

Jurgen Klopp hails impeccable timing of Divock Origi's Liverpool return

The England worldwide has been linked with a potential January exit, with West Ham and Stoke City both interested in signing the out-of-favour striker. Nice, West Bromwich Albion and several Italian clubs have been linked with a move for the defender...

Employers add 178000 jobs in November Employers add 178000 jobs in November

This fell to 9.3% in November from 9.5% in October, the lowest level since April of 2008. The rate averaged 8.3% in the two years before the recession, reports the Wall Street Journal . The report came on the heels of recent data showing the econo...

Sensex, Nifty Likely To See Positive Start Sensex, Nifty Likely To See Positive Start

The 30-share BSE index Sensex ended lower by 329.26 points or 1.24 per cent at 26,230.66. As volatility struck bourses in late morning trade, Sensex surrendered early gains to dip below the key 27,000-mark - still quoting higher by 39 points, while...

Exelon energy overhaul headed to House floor

The bill's provisions will be paid for by rate increases that are estimated at 12 cents to 25 cents a month. After months of negotiations and a series of amendments in recent weeks, a proposed energy policy overhaul from Exelon Corp. But she sa...

Tata Sons asks Nusli Wadia to withdraw legal notice, says allegations 'misconstrued' Tata Sons asks Nusli Wadia to withdraw legal notice, says allegations 'misconstrued'

Mumbai: Tata Steel on Saturday said that its ousted Chairman Cyrus Mistry is likely to address the shareholders at the extraordinary general meeting (EGM) convened on December 21. "In our assessment, we consider Tata Sons as an unlisted investment...

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