Thursday December 14-th, 2017

Air India mulls fine up to Rs 15 lakh on unruly fliers Air India mulls fine up to Rs 15 lakh on unruly fliers

Now, Air India is mulling to penalise passengers who delay flights with their unruly behaviour, airline sources said. As no firm protocol was in place regarding how to deal with unruly passengers, Air India was forced to cave-in and allow Gaikwad to ...

Russia vetoes UN draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

Trump, meanwhile, told Fox Business News that the USA had no plans to become more deeply involved in Syria and only did so because of last week's deadly chemical weapons attack that killed dozens. Trump and his aides have made it clear that they are...

Asian stocks slip, yen and gold rise as global risks weigh

In Europe, France's CAC 40 gained 0.2 percent to 5,113 and Germany's DAX added 0.1 percent to 12,150. Bond prices rose. The 10-year Treasury yield fell to 2.36 percent from 2.38 percent late Friday. Futures on Hong Kong's Hang Seng and the Hang Sen...

Gina Rodriguez to voice Carmen Sandiego on new animated series Gina Rodriguez to voice Carmen Sandiego on new animated series

Apparently, the answer is about to be "Netflix", and she's bringing Gina Rodriguez along with her. For dorks of a certain age, Carmen Sandiego has a special place in our hearts teaching us geography on the library computer and fox exposing us to ...

Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

Other changes will include scrapping the "reverse around the corner" manoeuvre and getting drivers to show they can drive into and reverse out of a parking space. One in five driving tests will not include the sat nav testing component, the DVSA says...

IRS plans to using debt collection firms for unpaid taxes IRS plans to using debt collection firms for unpaid taxes

And if you're one of the millions of Americans juggling two jobs, don't forget you have to pay taxes on that income too. Best of all, if you earn less than $64,000 a year, the IRS let you file electronically for free . If you still need more time, ...

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

Earlier in the day, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz told ABC's Good Morning America that the company would never again use law enforcement officers when it decides to to remove passengers from a flight. He has promised to review the airline's pas...

On 'Saturday Night Live,' Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' Has An Easter Message On 'Saturday Night Live,' Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' Has An Easter Message

The alleged infighting within President Donald Trump's administration served as the inspiration for NBC's Saturday Night Live ( SNL ) episode late Saturday, with comedian Jimmy Fallon making an appearance as Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jare...

Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

President Donald Trump explained the decision to not label China a currency manipulator, which reversed a promise he made during the election campaign, as a function of receiving Beijing's help in reining in North Korea. During the 2016 USA election ...

Train stuck in tunnel between NJ, NY finally makes it out Train stuck in tunnel between NJ, NY finally makes it out

The man who was tased is now in police custody, Amtrak spokesperson Vernae Graham told BuzzFeed News. "All is good. I saw people with bleeding noses and piles of luggage, possessions, shoes strewn all over pen station". "About 30 seconds later, the t...

Spanish Navy in illegal incursion into Gibraltar waters Spanish Navy in illegal incursion into Gibraltar waters

British rhetoric quickly heated up after the EU's Brexit negotiating guidelines released on Friday included a section saying Spain must have a say on any future trade deal involving Gibraltar. Downing Street characterised the discussions as "very fri...

Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'

She said: 'Sadly, Carrie will not be in nine . "We'll see a lot of her in VIII , which is great". Lucasfilms, the production company behind the massive Star Wars films have confirmed that the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be the la...

United States retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop United States retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop

The divergence suggests either an acceleration in retail sales later this year or a decline in consumer confidence. The Commerce Department said retail sales dipped by 0.2% in March after a revised 0.3% decline in February. The sales decreases ar...

Housing availability at record low, Rics reports Housing availability at record low, Rics reports

Although the picture remains mixed across the United Kingdom, the areas with declining buyer interest outweigh those with increasing demand. Rics said a net balance of 13% of surveyors saw a decrease rather than an increase in fresh properties comi...

EPA head tells coal miners 'regulatory assault is over' EPA head tells coal miners 'regulatory assault is over'

As with almost every environmental rule promulgated by the Obama administration, the ELG rule has been challenged in court by a coalition of utilities led by the Southwestern Electric Power Co. The public has 30 days to comment. Despite all this, Tru...

Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal

Tolstedt declined to be interviewed for the board's investigation, which included reviews of 35 million documents and interviews with more than 100 current and former Wells Fargo employees. Some Wells Fargo employees complained that customers ...

Active Stock in Focus: BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)

While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $10 and a Low Price Target of $6. Finally, First Allied Advisory Services Inc. boosted its position in shares of BlackBerry by 9.4% in the fourth quarter. Public Sector Pension Investmen...

Uber's PR head resigns amid tumultuous time for company Uber's PR head resigns amid tumultuous time for company

According to Recode's sources, tensions reportedly had flared between Whetstone and Kalanick amid the company's recent string of turmoil and bad publicity. Uber's public relations troubles received another blow on Tuesday, after CEO Travis Kala...

Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NYSE:AXON) Sees Unusual Volume Mid-Session Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NYSE:AXON) Sees Unusual Volume Mid-Session

They set an "outperform" rating on the stock. Cowen and Company started coverage on shares of Axovant Sciences in a report on Tuesday, February 14th. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in...

Rooney in training ahead of Anderlecht clash

The world-record arrival from Juventus believes he is being unfairly singled out in some quarters after being a regular all season and helping the Reds win the Community Shield and EFL Cup, while targeting a third trophy in the Europa League .

SpaceX makes history by successfully reusing a rocket in latest launch

Its tall, columnar portion known as the first stage, or booster, had already propelled the unmanned Dragon cargo ship to space in April 2016. The booster's main section then separated from the rest of the rocket and flew itself back to a landing pa...

Charging Bull artist wants removal of 'Fearless Girl' statue Charging Bull artist wants removal of 'Fearless Girl' statue

It was meant to illustrate New York's resilience in the face of the 1987 stock market crash. Charging Bull wants Fearless Girl to get out of his way. on Wednesday to explain in more detail how he is challenging the city. "It just needs to be plac...

Setback for Tatas, Adanis as Supreme Court rules out compensatory tariff Setback for Tatas, Adanis as Supreme Court rules out compensatory tariff

According to JP Morgan, no tariff relief for Mundra implies Rs 15 per share valuation downside for Tata Power and cumulative compensatory tariff recognised so far for Adani Power is close to Rs 23 per share. The power procurers then went to the Supre...

Oil pulls back Wednesday as traders eye Cushing build, USA supply

Commodity Futures Trading Commission. "Rising U.S. crude oil stocks have created some confusion so far this year, but they are a function of reduced U.S. That is up 1.8% from the March report's forecast of 9.73 million barrels a day. Refineries p...

Troubled Toshiba reports unaudited results after 2 delays Troubled Toshiba reports unaudited results after 2 delays

The move is unprecedented for a major Tokyo-based firm and will put financial regulators and the Tokyo Stock Exchange centre stage as they weigh whether to accept it, as well as the pros and cons of forcing it to delist. Toshiba shares ended Tuesday'...

Brewers begin nine-game road trip in Toronto Brewers begin nine-game road trip in Toronto

In 901 minor league games he has a.280/.381/.380 batting line.so no power, but gets on base ok. With an off-day to get re-acquainted with his adopted city, Jose Bautista made a brief appearance at the Rogers Centre on Monday, cruising the outfiel...

Apple may ditch Dialog chip, analyst says; chipmaker's shares plunge Apple may ditch Dialog chip, analyst says; chipmaker's shares plunge

Among the leading chip-equipment stocks that fell were Lam Research (LRCX), KLA-Tencor (KLAC) and Applied Materials (AMAT) - all three recently hitting record highs. Dialog later issued a statement in which it said it "knows of no business re...

AT&T buys Henrico-based company for $1.6 billion AT&T buys Henrico-based company for $1.6 billion

The deal is valued at $1.6 billion, AT&T said, including liabilities and slated remittances to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The final price tag of $95.63 per STRP share represents a massive 162% premium over the stock's Friday clo...

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

In one of them, Trump required the commerce secretary and the USA trade representative to prepare a report within 90 days, assessing the practices of U.S. Reading out the list of countries with which the U.S. has significant trade deficit, Ross also ...

Delta says 150 more flights canceled as storm effects linger

Delta COO Gil West said in a statement "Wednesday's severe weather was unprecedented for Atlanta... halting much of the day's operation, prompting delays and cancellations". Passengers across the United States who are traveling with Delta have been a...

Trump speaks with Japanese leader after North Korea's missile launch

It uses solid fuel already loaded inside the missile, which would shorten launch preparation times, boost the weapon's mobility and make it harder for outsiders to detect the signs of its liftoff. Recent outside satellite imagery show possible prepar...

BHP Billiton Issues Statement On Elliott Proposal BHP Billiton Issues Statement On Elliott Proposal

The increase came after hedge fund manager Elliott Advisors said it had sent the plan to the company's directors. In an April 10 letter targeting other shareholders, Elliott argues BHP's oil assets are undervalued because they are obscured and ...

Thousands protest law that could oust university from Hungary Thousands protest law that could oust university from Hungary

The new rules bar institutions based outside the European Union from awarding Hungarian diplomas without a binding agreement between national governments. "In Hungary, we usually establish and open universities". The bill, a modification of legisla...

SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

During the space shuttle program, the twin booster rockets dropped away two minutes into flight and parachuted into the Atlantic for recovery. He said that this project made it clear that "you can fly and refly and orbital class booster", which, as...

United Airlines: Customers 'welcome' to wear leggings

In a statement , United says the girls were told they could not board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because the leggings violated the company's dress code policy. Then, describing one of the girls concerned, she tweeted: "A girl of 10 ye...

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