Thursday May 24-th, 2018

Record-Low Black Unemployment Trump Touted Jumps Most Since 2012 Record-Low Black Unemployment Trump Touted Jumps Most Since 2012

Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, appeared with other black lawmakers late Tuesday morning to blast Trump for offensive statements and policies Richmond and others contended have hurt black Americans. "We know that it will be ...

Budget 2018: Modi government slashes excise duty on petrol and diesel Budget 2018: Modi government slashes excise duty on petrol and diesel

FM Jaitley's announced triggered speculation about prices of petrol and diesel coming down soon. The Ministry's overall capital expenditure for FY 19 has been budgeted at Rs 91,663 crore and increase of 10 per cent from FY 18 (RE). This decision of...

The Justice Department gives Menendez a break The Justice Department gives Menendez a break

Less than two weeks ago, the Justice Department had announced its intention to retry Menendez, after a trial previous year ended in a hung jury. Two months earlier a jury had deadlocked in the case, which involved allegations that the politician's ...

Ed Sheeran Accepts Grammys With Cat Photo Ed Sheeran Accepts Grammys With Cat Photo

Sheeran's " Shape of You " beat out Lady Gaga's " Million Reasons ", Kelly Clarkson's " Love So Soft ", Pink's " What About Us " and - most upsetting - Kesha's " Praying ". Sir Elton John has told The Sun that he think's Shape Of You shou...

Credit Suisse Group Increases Hays (HAS) Price Target to GBX 210

The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 3 by Goldman Sachs. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd now has $31.70 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.48% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $1.37. Another trade for 1,360 shares val...

Peacock denied as emotional support animal for flight Peacock denied as emotional support animal for flight

United said problems with the animal's journey had been explained to the passenger three times "before they arrived at the airport". Some airlines will allow passengers to bring along a dog or cat to serve as emotional support during a flight, b...

Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, BMW Dragged in Animal Cruelty Controversy Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, BMW Dragged in Animal Cruelty Controversy

The studies were commissioned by an organisation known as the European Research Group on Environment and Health in the Transport Sector (EUGT), financed by VW alongside fellow German auto sector stalwarts BMW and Daimler - the Mercedes-Benz par...

Apple set to halve Q1 iPhone X production target Apple set to halve Q1 iPhone X production target

Shares are down 0.78% to $US166.57 as The Wall Street Journal confirmed previous reports saying that Apple has told its suppliers to halve production targets to 20 million units in the first quarter of the year. We've heard about Apple's pla...

BBC denies gender bias as women staff denounce unequal pay BBC denies gender bias as women staff denounce unequal pay

The report said there was a "lack of clarity and openness about the basis for pay decisions" at the broadcaster, and made a number of sweeping recommendations. There is frustration at senior levels of the that other organisations who are obliged to...

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Q4 Earnings, 2018 Forecast Top Expectations Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Q4 Earnings, 2018 Forecast Top Expectations

Pfizer Inc . (NYSE: PFE ) shares eased up 0.03% to trade at $39.02 in recent trading session. About 17.52M shares traded or 3.70% up from the average. It increased, as 53 investors sold PFE shares while 700 reduced holdings. Hamlin Cap Lc reported ...

Pierre Agnes: Quiksilver surfwear boss missing at sea Pierre Agnes: Quiksilver surfwear boss missing at sea

Three helicopters and two boats were continuing their search for Agnes after dark but searches on land were suspended. Mr Agnes, 54, was declared missing by port authorities when he reportedly set sail on Tuesday morning but did not return.

German vehicle firms funded trials on humans German vehicle firms funded trials on humans

A Netflix investigative series Dirty Money has also documented the experiments, landing the carmaker into a fresh soup, even as it still struggles to recover from the 2015 emissions fiasco. It said it was investigating the work and background of the ...

Twitter Stock Unruffled After NYT Report On Fake Followers Twitter Stock Unruffled After NYT Report On Fake Followers

So spare a thought for Chicago Sun-Times film critic and columnist Richard Roeper , who the New York Times reported this weekend is among a slew of celebs who have paid to artificially boost their Twitter following with what turned out to be fak...

It's Tax Return Season, Nevadans It's Tax Return Season, Nevadans

Please select all that apply. The IRS suggests filing electronically to get quicker refunds. The first step is to contact the IRS as soon as possible. Only 7 percent think they're paying too little in taxes. "The 27th of February according to...

Cyberattackers target US ATM machines Cyberattackers target US ATM machines

According to an anonymous source quoted by Krebs, the Secret Service has been given credible information about "cash-out crews" in the USA activated to attack front-loading ATM machines. Diebold Nixdorf's alert described steps that criminals had us...

Easyjet CEO takes pay cut 'to address gender gap' Easyjet CEO takes pay cut 'to address gender gap'

The budget airline said Lundgren took the helm on 1 December on an annual salary of £740,000, but is now reducing it to the £706,000 McCall was on when she left last summer to take up the top job at ITV. It has a large wage gap of 51.7%. EasyJet sa...

Seine river swells to peak of almost 20 feet after Paris floods Seine river swells to peak of almost 20 feet after Paris floods

The city's famous Bateaux Mouches tourist boats are out of service, with only emergency services allowed to use the river. Floodwaters were nearing their peak in Paris on Saturday, with the rain-swollen Seine River engulfing scenic quays and th...

No. 2 Virginia escapes with 65-63 win against No. 4 Duke No. 2 Virginia escapes with 65-63 win against No. 4 Duke

Bagley had 30 points in this one to go along with 14 rebounds. Virginia led 32-22 at halftime, marking the fewest points in any half this season for Duke. Sure, they have a trio of terrific guards in sophomores Guy and Ty Jerome , as well as sen...

Oil price hits $71 per barrel for first time since 2014 Oil price hits $71 per barrel for first time since 2014

Tightening stocks and spreads on U.S. crude have narrowed the discount between WTI and Brent spot prices to less than $5 per barrel from more than $7 late a year ago. Traders are starting to question the sustainability of the rally due to rising USA ...

The first photos of North and South Koreas' unified Olympic hockey team The first photos of North and South Koreas' unified Olympic hockey team

Any North Korean attack would be "severely rebuffed", Mattis added. This week, South Korean officials traveled to the Wonsan area to inspect facilities at the Masik Pass ski resort and the nearby Kalma airport, which has yet to see any worldw...

Mystery Over Elon Musk's 'Boring' Flamethrower Deepens Mystery Over Elon Musk's 'Boring' Flamethrower Deepens

Basically, the company is digging tunnels beneath cities for travel in electric pods and/or on electric auto sleds. This is a joke related to a scene from one of his favorite movies, Spaceballs . The flamethrower, if this web page is to be believed,...

Trump's hopes fade as GDP growth fails to beat forecasts Trump's hopes fade as GDP growth fails to beat forecasts

This was somewhat lower than the consensus estimate of around 3 percent, and it represented an easing from the 3.1 percent and 3.2 percent gains seen in the second and third quarters , respectively. Imports subtract from GDP growth. "In short, gro...

Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Denies Sexual Misconduct Report Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Denies Sexual Misconduct Report

But given the history of allegations with multiple sources eventually leading to the ouster of powerful men, there's a large risk that Wynn will be the next to fall. According to the Journal , a former secretary for Elaine Wynn , said that Wyn...

$530 million lost due to hacking at Japan cryptocurrency exchange $530 million lost due to hacking at Japan cryptocurrency exchange

Cryptocurrency exchanges, many of which operate with little to no regulation, have experienced a spate of outages and hacks amid the trading boom that propelled bitcoin and its peers to record highs a year ago. According to Coincheck , unauthor...

Airline's profit falls 10.9% in Q4 Airline's profit falls 10.9% in Q4

After a recent check, Southwest Airlines Co ( NYSE: LUV ) stock is found to be 2.84% volatile for the week, while 1.94% volatility is recorded for the month. (NASDAQ: AAL ) on Wednesday, August 2. This is apparently because shareholders use the 5...

How major U.S. stock indexes fared on Thursday How major U.S. stock indexes fared on Thursday

Dow Jones industrial average futures gained 100 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures advanced 8 points and 37 points, respectively. Yamana Gold Inc. Gross domestic product increased at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter, th...

Governor signs executive order to protect and strengthen net neutrality in NYS Governor signs executive order to protect and strengthen net neutrality in NYS

On Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo , D, signed an executive order requiring state agencies purchase internet access only from broadband providers that abide by net neutrality. Public Knowledge, a big fan of the rules the FCC overturned, saw ...

The New BMW 8 Series Is Getting Seriously Close To Production Ready The New BMW 8 Series Is Getting Seriously Close To Production Ready

Development and Research board member overseeing the 8 Series testing Klaus Fröhlich says the testing the 8 Series has undergone is meant to ensure it will be able to handle the worst of the worst. So far, there have been no concrete details of w...

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) stock rose 22.67% in recent quarter Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) stock rose 22.67% in recent quarter

It has a 29.22 P/E ratio. Among 35 analysts covering Dollar Tree Inc. EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -14.80%.The earnings per share (EPS) formula is stated as earnings available to common shareholders divided by number of common s...

(LUV) stock is worth at $65.26 (LUV) stock is worth at $65.26

In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 35,561 shares of company stock worth $2,277,774. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.38, for a total transaction of $2,120,097.78. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Cowe...

Comcast Corporation Earnings: 15 Things to Know About the Q4 Results Comcast Corporation Earnings: 15 Things to Know About the Q4 Results

Rech Global Invsts invested in 0.26% or 21.96 million shares. Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 71,664 share...

Inch iPhone X To Cost $700 To $800 Inch iPhone X To Cost $700 To $800

The hardware is going to be more powerful than the A11 Bionic present in the iPhone X . The 2018 iPad Pro has been rumored to come with a chipset that will be touting an octa-core processor , so the A12 is definitely going to be a force to be recko...

Macron to Netanyahu: No unilateral decision on Palestinian state Macron to Netanyahu: No unilateral decision on Palestinian state

Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. While a date for the visit has not yet been officially set and the White House has not made an announcement, sources say that could come as soon as this week, while Trump att...

White House says Trump focused on minimizing shutdown harm White House says Trump focused on minimizing shutdown harm

In the shorter term, the temporary spending resolution ends on February 8, raising the possibility of another government shutdown if there is no bipartisan agreement. The Trump administration also wants to completely eliminate the visa lottery syst...

Hawaii Missile Alert Update Delayed Because Governor Didn't Know His Twitter Password Hawaii Missile Alert Update Delayed Because Governor Didn't Know His Twitter Password

From there, word was quickly getting around that the alert was false. Clairmont, 63, told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on Monday that he made the decision to retire a while ago but never told anybody about his plans to leave his job with the federa...

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