Friday December 15-th, 2017

Woman passenger, Air India duty manager slap each other at Delhi airport Woman passenger, Air India duty manager slap each other at Delhi airport

The flight was scheduled to depart Delhi at 5am, for which she arrived at 4.18am. There was an argument between the passenger and Air India staffer and the former slapped the latter. An argument ensued, leading to a scuffle and the passenger allegedl...

Three decades on and Alfa returns to F1 Three decades on and Alfa returns to F1

The Alfa Romeo situation is similar to what exists between Aston Martin and Red Bull. The partnership is technical as well as commercial, the companies said in a statement , and has already been agreed for more than one year. Marchionne continue...

American Airlines glitch let all pilots take off for the holidays American Airlines glitch let all pilots take off for the holidays

The system is supposed to allow pilots to bid based on seniority for vacation time, according to a report from CBS in Dallas . American Airlines passenger planes parked at Miami International Airport, in Miami. The Allied Pilots Association , howe...

Foot Traffic Analysis Shows Height of Black Friday Retail Bump Foot Traffic Analysis Shows Height of Black Friday Retail Bump

Multichannel shoppers were the biggest spenders over the weekend, spending on average $49 more than those who shopped in-store only and $82 more than those who shopped online only. Adobe expects online sales to top $107 billion this holiday season. ...

First lady Melania Trump unveils the White House Christmas decorations First lady Melania Trump unveils the White House Christmas decorations

Typically, the first lady welcomes the tree on the Friday after Thanksgiving, but the first family will be leaving Washington early to spend the Thanksgiving holiday in President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. However, many have fou...

All victims of Leeds crash were riding in stolen vehicle All victims of Leeds crash were riding in stolen vehicle

Police say it was the only
vehicle involved in the crash, they know it was travelling
in the direction of Northside
Retail Park and there were no pedestrians involved but could not speculate over speed. My world and more. Ellis Thornton, 12, his br...

Catholic Church Sues DC Transit System for Rejecting Its Christmas Ad Catholic Church Sues DC Transit System for Rejecting Its Christmas Ad

The Archdiocese of Washington filed suit in federal court November 28 over the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's advertising guidelines after the transit system rejected an Advent and Christmas advertisement. The Archdiocese ...

TRAI backs Net neutrality TRAI backs Net neutrality

Lauding the involvement of content providers, service providers, access providers, research, and academia to monitor violations and make recommendations to the authority on regulations and standards, Nasscom said such a uniform approach would facilit...

Temporary restraining order to stop Trump's pick for CFPB is denied Temporary restraining order to stop Trump's pick for CFPB is denied

A federal judge has ruled in favor of President Trump in his effort to appoint the acting head of nation's top financial watchdog agency , the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau . "I believe the language of the Dodd-Frank law is clear and that ...

Waymo-Uber Trial Delayed Over Claims Of Hidden Evidence Waymo-Uber Trial Delayed Over Claims Of Hidden Evidence

Waymo has estimated damages in the case at about $1.9 billion and wants to curtail Uber's self-driving vehicle program, which Waymo says uses its technology. Part of that settlement can be withheld if Jacobs violates a provision requiring him not t...

YouTube Go exits beta, now available in India and Indonesia YouTube Go exits beta, now available in India and Indonesia

YouTube also in the last week has removed ads from almost 2 million videos and over 50,000 channels that were "masquerading as family-friendly content", according to a rep. "The algorithms are therefore incapable of detecting novel types of violat...

Black Friday fails to lift gloom on high streets as footfall dives

Footfall figures from Black Friday are in and the results are mixed, with some analysts saying the sales event boosted footfall while others said it didn't. By 5 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving, shoppers had spent more than $1.52 billion, up 16.8 percent fro...

Time Inc. agrees to be sold to rival publisher Meredith Time Inc. agrees to be sold to rival publisher Meredith

Meredith said they will have no influence in the combined company. Meredith made an unsuccessful bid for Time in 2013. Meredith Corp is buying Time Inc for about $1.8bn (£1.35bn), a deal CEO Stephen Lacy called "a transformative and financ...

Industrial Strategy: More energy intensive firms to be exempt from policy costs? Industrial Strategy: More energy intensive firms to be exempt from policy costs?

Speaking at the annual ESA lunch in London on 24 November, Davies said: "We have been finding our way into the Beis to make the case for the sector and engage proactively with the industrial strategy as it is formulated, funded and rolled out".

Macy's Black Friday Sales Hurt by Credit Card Processing Problem Macy's Black Friday Sales Hurt by Credit Card Processing Problem

Last year, the website of Macy's buckled due to an overload of online traffic for its deals on both Black Friday as well as Cyber Monday. Macy's earlier this month reported third-quarter earnings above expectations, but quarterly sales missed the mar...

Jeff Bezos Net Worth Hits $100 Billion Mark, Thanks To Black Friday Jeff Bezos Net Worth Hits $100 Billion Mark, Thanks To Black Friday

According to Bloomberg , Bezos's fortune jumped $2.4 billion to $100.3 billion early on November 24, following more than a two percent rise in shares on Black Friday. All eyes are now on Bezos to see what he decides to do with his fortune. Investor W...

People Quizzed After Tube Panic in Oxford Street, Central London People Quizzed After Tube Panic in Oxford Street, Central London

They issued two photos of men they wanted to speak to in connection with it, saying they "may have information about the incident and the circumstances around the incident". Police initially treated the incident as potentially terror related, but off...

Sunny skies and warming temperatures to start the week Sunny skies and warming temperatures to start the week

Sunday will be another lovely day. Highs top out in the upper 50s to around 60° with a mostly sunny sky. Happy Sunday! High pressure is bringing quiet conditions to most of the United States. After the front passes, our weather will go back to...

Brawls at Black Friday sales in US Brawls at Black Friday sales in US

While reports of everything from gunfire to arrests were circulating, Hoover police said none of that was true. The mall was shut down at 11:20 p.m. "As previously reported, Hoover Police will have extra officers on site at our retail areas through...

Dish Network, CBS reach deal after millions miss Chargers-Cowboys game Dish Network, CBS reach deal after millions miss Chargers-Cowboys game

A dispute erupted between CBS and DISH Network over the price of carriage. "We are pleased we have reached a deal with Dish, who recognizes the value that the number one Network brings to viewers in these markets", said Ray Hopkins, president of te...

South Africa to outline South Africa to outline "decisive" policy in 2018 after debt rating cut

If S&P and Moody's‚ therefore‚ both downgrade South Africa‚ then far greater losses on the rand can be expected. The National Treasury now expects growth of just 0.7 percent in 2017 from the 1.3 percent seen earlier, far below the 7 percent level f...

Meg Whitman out as CEO of HPE early next year Meg Whitman out as CEO of HPE early next year

Earnings fell 49% from a year ago. Last year, HPE spun off its IT services division, while the original Hewlett Packard split into HPE and HP Inc. XAutoplay: On | OffThe company said Antonio Neri, who was named company president in June, will...

United Kingdom unlikely to balance budget by mid-2020s United Kingdom unlikely to balance budget by mid-2020s

According to the IFS report, falling industrial output threatens to put 2012 average wages nearly £1,400 ($1,865) below the March 2016 forecast and lower than where they were at the time of the 2008 financial meltdown . He added that Mr Hammond's ...

Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data

Mitsubishi Materials Corp5711.T dived 8.1 percent after the company said its subsidiaries had falsified data. A third unit, Mitsubishi Aluminum, also supplied products that didn't meet standards, although it has already told customers that the prod...

Robinho protests his innocence amid prison reports Robinho protests his innocence amid prison reports

The 33-year-old, who is now back playing football in Brazil, denied assaulting a 22-year-old woman at a Milan disco. It was reported that Robinho has the right to two appeals in Italy and the sentence will not be enforced until that process has b...

Insolvency And Bankruptcy Law Amended: Finance Ministry Insolvency And Bankruptcy Law Amended: Finance Ministry

Under Indian law, wilful defaulters are classified as firms or individuals who own large businesses and deliberately avoid repayments. As reported by ET on November 23, the ordinance seeks to ensure that promoters do not gain backdoor entry into ...

Expect higher gas prices, crowded roads this Thanksgiving Expect higher gas prices, crowded roads this Thanksgiving

This marks the eighth consecutive year of growth in Thanksgiving travel in MI, with a 3.5 percent increase over last year. That would be the highest since 2014 saw the average at $2.79 a gallon. "Sometimes people take them out when they're loading ...

DOJ poised to sue AT&T to stop Time Warner merger DOJ poised to sue AT&T to stop Time Warner merger

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the idea his company would be too powerful after the deal " borders on the comical ". The government demands AT&T and Time Warner be permanently enjoined from carrying out the proposed merger. Sinclair is a conservati...

Erratic Trading Showing Unusual Volume in Shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) Erratic Trading Showing Unusual Volume in Shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE)

When it comes to earning per share the company is at -16.60% for the year with a projected 23.71% earning per share for the next year. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 1st. $2.50M wort...

Regulators approve alt route for pipeline Regulators approve alt route for pipeline

The decision, though, wasn't wrinkle-free: The panel mandated an alternative route that was immediately targeted by the project's opponents as lacking adequate vetting. Since rail is a more expensive form of transport, heavy Canadian crude prices wil...

Uber admits hiding a giant hack affecting 57 million people Uber admits hiding a giant hack affecting 57 million people

Rider information included the names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers related to accounts globally. Uber said it had informed regulators around the world of the breach on Tuesday, as well as individually contacting the U.S. In comparison t...

FCC Unveils Plan To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules FCC Unveils Plan To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC's main argument for dismantling the regulation that Wheeler spearheaded is that the federal government should "stop micromanaging the Internet". The proposal goes to a vote on December 14. "What they are telling me is not that their ISP is ...

Iranian Man Accused of 'Game of Thrones' Hack Attack Iranian Man Accused of 'Game of Thrones' Hack Attack

Mesri , who is not in USA custody, previously worked for the Iranian military to conduct computer attacks against defence systems, nuclear software systems and Israeli infrastructure, according to an indictment returned by a grand jury Nov 7 and un...

Yellen will resign from Fed upon Powell swearing in Yellen will resign from Fed upon Powell swearing in

Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen said she will step down from its board of governors once her successor is sworn into the office, widening the scope for President Donald Trump to shape the U.S. Aside from the data, the focus for markets will be ...

Uber-Volvo deal set to catalyze autonomous auto industry expansion Uber-Volvo deal set to catalyze autonomous auto industry expansion

Automakers, ride-hailing firms and tech startups have been forging loose alliances in an effort to advance self-driving technology and claim a piece of what is expected to be a multi-billion-dollar business. Its motive is to sell cars to a company li...

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