Tuesday June 27-th, 2017

Clinton's email claims challenged by Federal Bureau of Investigation director during hearing

When the question and answer session began, Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) did his best to get Comey to call Clinton a liar, and had little success until he read back a statement that Clinton made under oath when asked her about her email set-up du...

Price, Ortiz carry Red Sox to sweep of Rays, 4-0

He's hitting. 310 with 16 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 25 runs batted in, 39 runs scored, and 14 stolen bases in Single-A this year. "There were a couple of misfires in there that you could tell - the pitch to Bogaerts", Rays manager Ke...

Mark Zuckerberg on 'heartbreaking' police shooting footage Mark Zuckerberg on 'heartbreaking' police shooting footage

Several users criticized Zuckerberg for expressing sympathy with the Castile family but not with police officers. Was this the breakout week for Facebook Live? The first company that became famous in the live streaming segment was Periscope, whic...

Lesnar beats Hunt, Nunes stuns Tate for title at UFC 200

Holm couldn't defend it against Tate months later and, as UFC 200 proved, Tate couldn't defend it against Nunes. Nunes initially hurt Tate with a pair of right straights before delivering a body shot that clearly hurt her American opponent.

False 911 call accusations being probed in UAE tourist's takedown

The incident that took place at Fairfield Inn and Suites in Avon, Ohio, prompted the UAE government to call on its citizens to avoid wearing their traditional Arab garbs when traveling overseas for their own safety. "Certainly our officers felt the...

U.S. Crude Stock Drives Oil Prices Up U.S. Crude Stock Drives Oil Prices Up

Oil prices fell further in Asian trade today, tracking losses across equities and currency markets as fresh fears about the impact of Britain's exit from the European Union sent investors fleeing high-risk assets. "Mounting concerns about Brexit weig...

Hamilton tops 2nd practice at British GP, Rosberg in garage

Nico Rosberg escaped a grid penalty at the British Grand Prix for taking an unduly slow lap during qualifying at Silverstone on Saturday. Rosberg, who leads Hamilton by 11 points after nine of this year's 21 races, was terse in his replies to quest...

US Senate Passes Controversial GMO Labelling Bill

Senators voted 63-30 for GMO l barcodes, Reuters reported . He said at a news conference this week that major food manufacturers have already begun labeling products with GMO ingredients to meet the new law in his home state. The legislatio...

Danone agrees to buy US food maker WhiteWave for $10B Danone agrees to buy US food maker WhiteWave for $10B

The $10.4 billion cash deal values the company at $56.25 a share, a more than 18% premium over the $47.43 price that WhiteWave shares closed at on July 6, the day before the transaction was announced . The combination will also make Danone one of ...

Job growth rebounds in June Job growth rebounds in June

The U.S. Labor Department on Friday said the nation's non-farm payrolls added a whopping 287,000 jobs in June, a stark contrast to the 38,000 jobs originally thought added in May. A top Fed official said this week the central bank would like to see...

June Jobs Report Stronger Than Expected June Jobs Report Stronger Than Expected

The broadly positive report suggests the United States economy was improving before Britain shook the world last month by voting to leave the European Union. Although manufacturing only accounts for 12 per cent of the economy, it is considered a lead...

Woman: Sister was shot protesting in Dallas Woman: Sister was shot protesting in Dallas

A hero mother was wounded while protecting her teenage sons during the Dallas shooting Thursday night. Taylor was one of two civilians injured. Taylor is recovering at Baylor Hospital. They were able to pull her from the area while shots were ringi...

Ex-Barclays Traders Get as Much as 6 1/2 Years in Prison Ex-Barclays Traders Get as Much as 6 1/2 Years in Prison

A fourth trader - Alex Pabon, 38 - was given two years and nine months. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. The judge, HHJ Leonard QC, said the defendants" behaviour had shown "an absence of integrity'. Lawyers for the other men did...

Tesla Deliveries Slip; Unlikely To Meet 2016 Targets

The Palo Alto, California-based company said it has "no data to suggest that Autopilot was engaged at the time " of the July 1 crash involving two MI residents. This was the first known incident of its kind, with the US National Highway Traffic Safe...

US job market rebounds with June hiring surge of 287000 US job market rebounds with June hiring surge of 287000

The rebound shows that employers are still hiring at a solid clip, and that after a trend of weak numbers leading up to last month's meager gain of 11,000, the USA economy is ending the first half of 2016 on a strong note. The unemployment rate ros...

Lyft just added a luxury service to rival UberBlack Lyft just added a luxury service to rival UberBlack

Customers pay $2.66 a mile, a significant increase from its $1.16-a-mile rate for its regular service. The company has begun testing this offering out in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, and New York City, three areas that likely have a pro...

What we know about Micah Xavier Johnson, suspect killed in Dallas shootings What we know about Micah Xavier Johnson, suspect killed in Dallas shootings

The shooting began about 8:45 p.m. Thursday while hundreds of people were gathered to protest the killings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and suburban St. Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh declared "This is now war" and called for President Obama to ...

Greyhound racing banned in NSW Greyhound racing banned in NSW

We should be looking at enforcing those penalties if acts of cruelty are continuing as a way of cleaning up the "bad eggs" rather than just taking a sledgehammer and shattering the hard working Australian men and women and their sport of choice.

Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 will bundle ERP and CRM in the cloud Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 will bundle ERP and CRM in the cloud

While the solution isn't going to eat SAP and Oracle's lunch, it should make the enterprise software giants a little nervous, as it leaves Microsoft well-positioned to add to recent share gains. "For customers, Microsoft AppSource is your destina...

Windows 10 Mobile June Cumulative Update Now Available For Download Windows 10 Mobile June Cumulative Update Now Available For Download

It will leave you with the same fresh experience as installing from external media without all the associated hassle. In addition, Sarkar wrote, Microsoft now has a new application called Refresh Windows that will let Windows Insiders easily in...

Microsoft pulls AI after robot's racist rant

The problem was that Tay was created to continue learning how to talk by studying the conversations she'd have with real people on Twitter, and you can guess what those people made a decision to talk to her about. Stay on topic - This helps keep the...

Iran sentences tycoon to death Iran sentences tycoon to death

During the rule of former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Zanjani found ways to channel hard currency to Tehran. Other trials are ongoing. Zanjani was arrested in December 2013 following accusations that he personally retained billions of dollars in...

Bombardier to eliminate 7000 jobs, announces deal with Air Canada Bombardier to eliminate 7000 jobs, announces deal with Air Canada

The world's largest aircraft and train maker said the 7,000 workers will include 2,000 contractors, and will be partially offset by hiring in certain growth areas, notably manufacturing its C Series commercial jets. Transport Minister Marc Garneau sa...

IRS computers crash, could delay tax refunds

If so, you can ignore them - they are nothing but the latest scam plaguing taxpayers nationwide, according to the IRS. The application is an interactive program that enables legitimate taxpayers to access copies of their own federal tax returns from ...

Oil prices surge on fresh talk of OPEC meeting on glut

TheĀ USA crude futures rose 46 cents to $30.34, off a session low of $29.40. Meanwhile, Iran is aiming for crude exports of 2.3 million barrels per day in the coming fiscal year beginning on March 21, the managing director of the National Iranian ...

IRS computer problems shut down e-file system IRS computer problems shut down e-file system

Al Burgos of Burgos Income Tax says, "Our client base is not very happy, and as a tax professional, I'm not very happy". We don't blame you, but unfortunately, there's been a minor obstruction in the way of filing those tax returns electronically...

Madeleine Albright Defends Her Hillary Clinton Remarks Madeleine Albright Defends Her Hillary Clinton Remarks

Clinton, for her part, has defended Albright - who served under her the administration of her husband, Bill Clinton - saying that her comments "were nothing new". The chair of the Michigan Republican Party, Ronna Romney McDaniel, accused Clinton of...

Oil surges as OPEC speculation returns Oil surges as OPEC speculation returns

USA benchmark West Texas Intermediate for delivery in March leaped US$2.40 (8.0 per cent) to US$32.28 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. However, no concrete statement regarding a possible emergency meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC prod...

Donald Trump drops the 'p' word

Suddenly, Trump stopped mid-sentence, pointing to a woman near him in the crowd: "She just said a bad thing". Sanders, once labeled a "fringe candidate" by detractors, held a double-digit lead over Clinton as voters prepared for Tuesday's New Ham...

Chipotle giving out free burritos, along with an apology Chipotle giving out free burritos, along with an apology

It should probably be noted that while the source of the health scare was determined to be from e.coli and salmonella bacteria, Chipotle never did locate the exact food item that was causing the issue. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" ...

U.S. home prices rise 5.8% in November: S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. home prices rise 5.8% in November: S&P/Case-Shiller

We'll be back with the live numbers when they drop. Economists had estimated that the 20-city composite index, which covers major metropolitan areas, rose 0.8% month-on-month. "Housing is not large enough to offset all of these weak spots", he said...

British Parliament debates banning Trump from United Kingdom after Muslim comments

Some 40,000 people have also signed a petition calling for Trump not to be barred, saying comments made on the US election trail do not concern Britain and citing possible complications to future US-British ties. Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May ...

Charney Out; Judge Accepts American Apparel Bankruptcy Plan Charney Out; Judge Accepts American Apparel Bankruptcy Plan

According to the investors, this proposal was superior than the bankruptcy plan that was announced by debtors in October, which would have resulted in handing over 100% ownership of the company to its largest bondholders. Charney and the investment ...

IEA says world 'drowning' in oil, prices could go lower

Saudi Arabia, the leading producer in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, and energy companies in the USA have kept production high even as prices dipped to their lowest point in more than 12 years. Iran's crude oil production is u...

Top executive team leaves Twitter as company struggles

Dorsey is turning over supervision of the human resources and media teams to Twitter's chief operating officer, Adam Bain, and assigned engineering to the company's chieftechnology officer, Adam Messinger. Twitter also announced that it is institutin...

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