Friday April 20-th, 2018

Uber Reportedly Had System to Stymie Police Raids Uber Reportedly Had System to Stymie Police Raids

According to the latest report from Bloomberg , Uber used a second secret program it used to protect itself from government raids and investigations. offices. SAN FRANCISCO - Uber confirmed Thursday that it once used technology to shield data fr...

Carillion bosses make last-ditch plea for rescue Carillion bosses make last-ditch plea for rescue

It comes as the Government, pension authorities and stakeholders met on Friday in an attempt to thrash out a rescue package for the firm which would help it avoid collapse. "The government remains supportive of Carillion's ongoing discussions with th...

Tifton to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Bob Young, with Hands On Charlotte , said the agency has plenty of service options for this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr . holiday weekend, including family-friendly projects on Saturday. 15 birthday. The free event takes place from 9-11 a.m. on Mo...

Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs

Audio will be available later today . This announcement comes on the heels of so many similar announcements by companies like AT&T and Comcast, claiming that the new tax system allows these companies to give more money to their employees.

Retail inflation rises to 5.21 pc, dashes rate cut hopes Retail inflation rises to 5.21 pc, dashes rate cut hopes

Mining grew at 1.1 per cent in November while electricity grew at 3.9 per cent. The data were unlikely to have much influence on interest rate expectations, however, as the Federal Reserve prefers to take its measure of price pressures from perso...

Made Ice Cream Bars Recalled Over Listeria Fears Made Ice Cream Bars Recalled Over Listeria Fears

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of 320 cases of the Meijer Purple Cow brand Orange Cream Bars due to the possibility that the product may be contaminated with Lysteria . The contamination was found during routine testin...

Customer returns dead Christmas tree to Costco, gets full refund Customer returns dead Christmas tree to Costco, gets full refund

The post has since been deleted , but a vestige of it survives on the Internet . A picture accompanying the post showed a woman with a red "X" over her face standing with a dead Christmas tree at the Costco customer service counter.

Dropbox Said to File Confidentially for US IPO Dropbox Said to File Confidentially for US IPO

Much like how Spotify quietly filed for a public IPO, it looks like Dropbox is following the same route. The joke surrounding Dropbox for years was that the company was set to go public in the fourth quarter of that year - every year.

M&S reports drop in Q3 revenue M&S reports drop in Q3 revenue

M&S said like-for-like revenues fell 1.4 per cent in the 13 weeks to December 30 while Tesco's United Kingdom sales rose 2.3 per cent in the 19 weeks to January 6. Marks & Spencer blamed a tough October for a 2.8 per cent fall in like-for-like clot...

Walmart giving workers pay raise, cash bonus up to $1000 Walmart giving workers pay raise, cash bonus up to $1000

Rising wages reflect a generally tight labor market . The company also announced that it's closing dozens of stores. "I think they did that.to help people, help the community, help the employees, and help their families", said Matthew Sammons, a ...

Mehbooba congratulates ISRO for successfully launching its 100th satellite Mehbooba congratulates ISRO for successfully launching its 100th satellite

India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-priced provider of services in space. The 28 other satellites are from Canada, Finland, France, South Korea, the United Kin...

SA loses out on new Toyota-Mazda factory, AP source says SA loses out on new Toyota-Mazda factory, AP source says

The plant will be located in Huntsville-annexed Limestone County. The facility is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs. The Alabama Department of Commerce shows 150 of the large automotive suppliers operate in the state, providing the logistical str...

Deadly flu season hits California particularly hard Deadly flu season hits California particularly hard

The last week of 2017 saw Iowa finally join most other states in experiencing what the Centers for Disease Control calls "widespread" influenza virus, up from "regional" for the week before. Antiviral drugs are different from antibiotics. But the...

Packers to name Pettine defensive coordinator Packers to name Pettine defensive coordinator

According to Pro Football Reference, the Jets finished first in the league in points and yards allowed in 2009 and sixth in points and third in yards allowed in 2010. Pettine started his head-coaching career with the Browns with a 7-4 record and had ...

Kodak shares jump as company announces KODAKCoin cryptocurrency Kodak shares jump as company announces KODAKCoin cryptocurrency

Blockchain and ICOs. Today, January 9, 2018, it announced a new blockchain-based platform with WENN Digital to empower and protect image makers, photographers and artists. As one example of how companies are using the digital ledger technology to ...

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges

Harris' predecessor in the Brooklyn district she was representing, Alec Brook-Krasny, was indicted previous year in connection with producing opioids. Though still in Coney Island, she was compensated for temporary housing assistance. "Prosecutor...

Donald Trump Plans to Attend World Davos Economic Forum Donald Trump Plans to Attend World Davos Economic Forum

This year, Trump will discuss his "America First" agenda in person, said White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. The president's spokeswoman said he would promote policies to strengthen "American businesses, American industries, and American wor...

Fury after top BBC journalist quits over pay scandal Fury after top BBC journalist quits over pay scandal

Scores of female BBC employees chimed in too. . The UK's equality watchdog is to write to the BBC following the resignation of its former China editor Carrie Gracie amid claims of pay inequality. BBC staff were warned they could not report on ...

LaVar Ball: Lakers coach Luke Walton 'doesn't have control' of team LaVar Ball: Lakers coach Luke Walton 'doesn't have control' of team

Ball, who was up at 5 a.m. local time Saturday to watch his son Lonzo Ball in his first game back with the Lakers since suffering a sprained shoulder on December 23, expressed his frustration with Walton in an exclusive interview with ESPN .

Korea seeks to discuss divided families, easing tensions at inter-Korean talks

If the North agrees, one of the top agenda items will be whether the two Koreas' sportspeople make joint entrances to the opening and closing ceremonies, as they did for Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and the 2006 Winter Games in Torino. March 8, 2016U.S. ...

Court Fight Over Net Neutrality Begins to Take Shape Court Fight Over Net Neutrality Begins to Take Shape

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) was the latest senator to express support for the bill, which put the number of supporters above the procedural requirement to bypass committee approval. "The final version of Chairman Pai's rule, as expected, dismantl...

GoPro Exits The Drone Market, CEO Hopeful For The Future, Despite Layoffs GoPro Exits The Drone Market, CEO Hopeful For The Future, Despite Layoffs

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and CNBC World, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than...

Sterling K. Brown, Aziz Ansari make history at the Golden Globes Sterling K. Brown, Aziz Ansari make history at the Golden Globes

Earlier in the evening host Seth Meyers put the pressure on Oprah to run, suggesting Tom Hanks as her vice president which received some considerable applause. He was the first Asian American to do so, according to Twitter Moments . "It was some...

Oil at highest since 2015 on inventory drawdown, Iran unrest Oil at highest since 2015 on inventory drawdown, Iran unrest

A Reuters survey showing that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) compliance with its crude output reduction deal rose to 128 percent in December - but even though this is precisely what analysts insisted needed to hap...

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Govt Bd ETF (VGIT) Declines 0.09% for Jan 5

This year's performance is 7.92% while this quarter's performance is -0.69%. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. Northern Trust Corp now owns 175,621 shares of...

Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. Boosts Holdings in Murphy Oil Co. (MUR)

The stock increased 2.40% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $44.72. 3,480,000 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,780,000. They set a "neutral" rating and a $30.00 price objective on the st...

What will be India's advanced GDP numbers for FY18? What will be India's advanced GDP numbers for FY18?

The Indian economy is forecast to grow at its slowest in four years in FY18 but is expected to pick up pace in the second half of the year. The projections on Friday would be based on incomplete output and corporate income data. Private investment ...

Man 'smearing feces' causes United Airlines flight to be redirected to Alaska Man 'smearing feces' causes United Airlines flight to be redirected to Alaska

The captain decided that the issue was enough to force a diversion and headed towards the Alaskan city. According to KTVA-TV, United Airlines flight 895 had to make the emergency stop at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage on Janua...

USA employers add 148000 jobs in December, unemployment remains 4.1% USA employers add 148000 jobs in December, unemployment remains 4.1%

Hourly earnings are up by about 2.5 percent year over year as of November, which is actually below the 12-month earnings growth posted in November of last year. Other experts, however, think the December report will be enough to convince the centra...

Airlines Will Exercise a Greater Focus on Safety in 2018 Airlines Will Exercise a Greater Focus on Safety in 2018

Long established airlines such as Hawaiian and Finnair have ideal records in the jet era. BRITISH Airways and Virgin Atlantic are the only two United Kingdom airlines featured in the top 20 world's safest airlines . To arrive at its top 20, ...

SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov

PSU banks have reportedly collected Rs 2320.96 crore in FY18 by imposing a penalty on customers who do not maintain their minimum monthly average balance (MAB). Meanwhile, the SBI has also kept certain groups exempted from the restrictions of mai...

Amber Warning as Storm Eleanor hits Yorkshire Amber Warning as Storm Eleanor hits Yorkshire

A yellow weather warning been issued for the North East, as parts of the country are to experience wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour overnight. Ireland is set to be hit by the first storm of 2018 as Storm Eleanor is set to sweep in from the Atl...

Hoda Kotb named co-anchor of 'Today' show, replacing Matt Lauer Hoda Kotb named co-anchor of 'Today' show, replacing Matt Lauer

Following Matt Lauer's abrupt dismissal from Today in late November for sexual misconduct , NBC News faced a tough decision on finding an appropriate replacement on relatively short notice. She joked that someone should check on her mother w...

Amber warning for wind overnight as Storm Dylan develops Amber warning for wind overnight as Storm Dylan develops

People are being warned to brace for strong winds as Storm Dylan hits. Eight properties are also affected by a power cut in the Penrith area. The winter storms comes after days of freezing temperatures, heavy snow, rain and wind caused major di...

Suspecting deal with North, Seoul seizes ship Suspecting deal with North, Seoul seizes ship

South Korean officials seized a second ship they suspect of transporting oil products to North Korea. The South Korean official said on Friday that the Lightouse Winmore, chartered by a Taiwanese company and carrying oil products from South Korea, ...

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