Monday December 11-th, 2017

Gas line fire in Orion knocks out 911 service county-wide Gas line fire in Orion knocks out 911 service county-wide

Pontiac, MI- At least a dozen communities in Oakland County are without 911 service as a result of a gas line fire that occurred at about 10pm on Monday. She explained that transmission lines lower the pressure of the gas before it is delivered to pe...

Over 50 million Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving Over 50 million Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving

It's expected to be a busy week for those hitting the road for Thanksgiving, the busiest according to AAA since 2005. Almost 86 percent of those travelers are expected to be going by auto. Gas prices in the Athens area ranged Monday from $2.29 p...

Alibaba buys stake in Chinese hypermarket chain Sun Art Alibaba buys stake in Chinese hypermarket chain Sun Art

It operates across China under the RT-Mart and Auchan banners and also operates unmanned stores under the Auchan Minute brand. The move is a part of Alibaba's plan to mark its presence felt in the traditional retail market. He added that by int...

Dashcam shows small plane in trouble before roadside crash Dashcam shows small plane in trouble before roadside crash

The deputies headed for the crash scene and found that the pilot and his passenger were able to walk away from the downed aircraft unhurt. The plane , which was travelling from Clearwater Airpark to Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, experienced engin...

Toshiba decides on ¥600 billion fresh capital Toshiba decides on ¥600 billion fresh capital

Toshiba's finances are in a precarious state owing to a multi-billion dollar writedown on its now bankrupt US nuclear unit, Westinghouse. A contentious and long auction for its chip unit valued at $18 billion has meant it is not able to rely on th...

Three feared dead in Waddesdon Manor helicopter crash Three feared dead in Waddesdon Manor helicopter crash

The Air Accidents Investigation Bureau said it was investigating a "mid-air collision involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury" while police said preservation of life was their top priority. A spokeswoman for Waddesdon Manor said the cra...

Michael Schumacher's Monaco-winning Ferrari F2001 auctioned for £5.7 million Michael Schumacher's Monaco-winning Ferrari F2001 auctioned for £5.7 million

Schumacher , the seven-time Formula 1 world champion who tragically lives in a vegetative state since a skiing accident in late 2013, used the very Ferrari F2001 sold by Sotheby's Thursday evening to record his fourth Formula 1 World Championship i...

Navy apologizes for obscene skydrawing over Okanogan County Navy apologizes for obscene skydrawing over Okanogan County

The navy had to issue an apology afterwards, labelling it "absolutely unacceptable". "The Navy apologizes for this irresponsible and immature act, and anyone who was offended by this unacceptable action", the naval station said in a written statem...

Comcast May Soon Grow Even Larger With Fox Acquisitions Comcast May Soon Grow Even Larger With Fox Acquisitions

According to CNBC , media and cable giant Comcast ( CMCSA - Free Report ) approached 21 Century Fox ( FOXA - Free Report ) about potentially acquiring a good portion of its assets. Roger Entner, an analyst of Recon Analytics, said, "It is und...

Norway's $1 trillion oil fund is planning to get out of oil Norway's $1 trillion oil fund is planning to get out of oil

The fund now accounts for a much larger share of the government's wealth than before, and is an integral part of fiscal policy via the fiscal rule. The possibility of the fund selling $37 trillion in stocks was enough to send Europe's oil and gas com...

Japanese train line apologizes for departing seconds too early Japanese train line apologizes for departing seconds too early

No, really, they were deeply sorry . According to the statement, the train pulled out of a station stop at 9:44:20, rather than 9:44:40, due to staff members failing to check the departure timetable. The MTA's subway response team on Twitter i...

Expert Q&A: ASU Professor Explains New Blood Pressure Guidelines Expert Q&A: ASU Professor Explains New Blood Pressure Guidelines

As a result of the new guidelines , almost half of the US adult population (46 percent) now qualify as having high blood pressure, according to the ACC, but the biggest increase is expected among people under the age of 45. The new guidelines also e...

Oil prices settle lower after U.S. crude stocks rise Oil prices settle lower after U.S. crude stocks rise

The Energy Information Administration is out with the government's numbers this morning. Brent crude futures were down 43 cents a barrel at $61.44 as of 12:17 PM EST (1717 GMT). Prices trended higher after Saudi Arabia's energy minister on Thursday...

Those who had doubts must introspect: Jaitley on Moody's upgrade for India Those who had doubts must introspect: Jaitley on Moody's upgrade for India

The US-based Moody's on Friday upgraded India's sovereign credit rating by a notch to "Baa2" with a stable outlook citing improved growth prospects driven by economic and institutional reforms. HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh said, "I've always felt In...

Kansas jobless rate falls to 3.6 percent while labor market remains flat Kansas jobless rate falls to 3.6 percent while labor market remains flat

State and local unemployment rates are at their lowest levels in almost two decades. But she adds not all communities and regions of the state are benefiting equally from this growth. According to statistics released by the Hong Kong Census and Sta...

Boeing, flydubai sign $27bn 737 MAX deal

In addition, there is a pipeline of 70 aircraft due for delivery by 2023. Flydubai Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said the new order will "strengthen trade and tourism links across its network" and boost the connectivity of Dubai as a...

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Cordray to step down Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Cordray to step down

Obama nominated Cordray in July 2011 after the Democratic-led Senate approved the agency's creation through the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. The decision comes amid a changing political landscape on banking regulations. Almost every American who deals wi...

Southwest Pilot Arrested With Loaded Gun In St. Louis Airport Southwest Pilot Arrested With Loaded Gun In St. Louis Airport

Charges are pending. The case will be turned over to St. Louis County prosecutors for consideration of charges. Lea said the pilot did not have any permit to carry a concealed weapon or any authorization to carry the firearm. After terrorists with ...

'Titanic' to Return to Theaters for 20th Anniversary 'Titanic' to Return to Theaters for 20th Anniversary

The film will be shown in 3D at 20 locations. "We mastered a few minutes of Titanic in Dolby Vision and I was stunned", Cameron said. The James Cameron flick, which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet , will be shown in 87 AMC thea...

Bill Gates investing $100 million to fight Alzheimer's Bill Gates investing $100 million to fight Alzheimer's

Gates acknowledged that making progress against Alzheimer's would be a long-term project. He also hopes that research will soon deliver better diagnostic tools, like a quick blood test, that can detect the disease sooner. Gates himself calls the next...

NGT refuses to exempt women, two-wheelers from Odd-even scheme NGT refuses to exempt women, two-wheelers from Odd-even scheme

The Delhi government on Saturday had put Odd-Even on hold after the NGT objected to the exemptions granted to women and two-wheelers. "When reports have stated that two-wheelers are more polluting than four-wheelers, why do you intend to gi...

IShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY) Stake Lifted by Valmark Advisers Inc IShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY) Stake Lifted by Valmark Advisers Inc

At the time of writing, iShares, Inc. - iShares MSCI Singapore Capped ETF (ARCA:EWS) has a Piotroski F-Score of 3. Developed by James O'Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios . Presently, the 200-day moving average is at 0.16 and the...

Were Analysts Bearish Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) This Week? Were Analysts Bearish Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) This Week?

Hardinge Inc now has $221.44M valuation. Its down 4.88% from 1.93 million shares previously. About 38,112 shares traded or 77.46% up from the average. The Firm is a real estate investment trust. It has a 81.45 P/E ratio. It operates through two div...

Advertisers squeezed over Hannity sponsorship Advertisers squeezed over Hannity sponsorship

This weekend saw a littering of smashed machines from the company across social media as fans of Fox News's Sean Hannity pledged to boycott the brand. Hannity is, in effect, signaling to would-be advertisers that this is how they'd be treated ...

Dubai Airshow 2017: Emirates commits for 40 Boeing 787-10s Dubai Airshow 2017: Emirates commits for 40 Boeing 787-10s

Emirates Chief Executive Tim Clark said Monday that he wouldn't rule out buying more Airbus A380s in future, however, telling CNBC that he would tell Airbus to "keep the (production) line going". Emirates is also making upgrades to its business and...

Southampton: Davis and Northern Ireland face make or break game Southampton: Davis and Northern Ireland face make or break game

But while clubs would have to shell out £750,000 in compensation to the Irish FA, it's understood there is no such clause in place if he was to take charge of another country. "But they have time to make that decision". "I am not thinking any furth...

Hasbro Makes Bid To Buy Mattel Hasbro Makes Bid To Buy Mattel

A merger of Hasbro and Mattel would make a stronger united company, and give it more power with which to ward off the likes of Amazon, which is why the market is making the (on the surface, at least) unusual decision to reward HAS stock Monday.

Chelsea Fans Are P*ssed At Their Clubs Tweet About Ruben Loftus-Cheek Chelsea Fans Are P*ssed At Their Clubs Tweet About Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Loftus-Cheek, 21, who has been outstanding since joining Crystal Palace on loan for the season from Chelsea in the summer, said: "I'm really happy". He can be really pleased with his performance". Southgate said: "Going out and playing has help...

Valencia MotoGP: Marquez tops warm-up for title decider Valencia MotoGP: Marquez tops warm-up for title decider

Pole position rider Zarco was then pushed down to third, while Dovizioso - who had a mathematical chance of winning the MotoGP title - was in sixth position coming off the grid. Up front Pedrosa and Zarco were left to battle it out for the race win i...

Uber loses employment rights appeal over drivers' self-employed status Uber loses employment rights appeal over drivers' self-employed status

Although Uber claims that 80 per cent of its workforce would rather be self-employed, clocking on and off as they see fit, a tribunal ruled a year ago that two drivers - James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam - should be considered staff. Given the number o...

UK Industrial Production Growth Fastest Thus Far This Year UK Industrial Production Growth Fastest Thus Far This Year

The ONS reported that industrial production rose by 0.7 per cent in the month, more than double the 0.3 per cent financial analysts had expected. United Kingdom industrial output grew at its fastest rate seen this year in September according to t...

Coal India's Net Profit Falls About 40% In Second Quarter Coal India's Net Profit Falls About 40% In Second Quarter

As of September 2017, the bank's gross NPAs deteriorated to 9.83 per cent of gross advances, compared with 7.14 per cent year a year ago. The bank said that in order to boost its capital adequacy, the lender may raise around Rs 1,000 crore through ...

Trade estimates for USDA November US grain end Trade estimates for USDA November US grain end

Moreover, The USDA reported 1.16 mt of soybeans sold for export during the week of 11/2. The soybean crop was expected to hit a record 4.425 billion bushels, on a yield of 49.5 bpa. said. For corn and soybeans, the marketing year begins on Septembe...

Hasbro Makes Bid For Rival Toymaker Mattel Hasbro Makes Bid For Rival Toymaker Mattel

Mattel Inc. ( MAT ) shares soared more than 20% in the extended session Friday following a report that Hasbro Inc. Mattel's stance toward Hasbro at this time is not clear, and it remains far from certain that a deal will materialise, the source sai...

JC Penney Stock Surges After Crushing Q3 Forecasts JC Penney Stock Surges After Crushing Q3 Forecasts

That was better than analyst estimates which had been lowered after Penney warned last month that it had to slash prices to clear out slow moving merchandise. Holding had a positive return on equity of 10.55% and a negative net margin of 0.94%. The...

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