Tuesday April 24-th, 2018

Senate Democrats Help Advance Bill That Could Increase Risk Of Financial Crisis Senate Democrats Help Advance Bill That Could Increase Risk Of Financial Crisis

As the bill stands now - and its language could change if the big banks' lobbying efforts are successful - the largest banks would still be subject to the Federal Reserve's stress tests. Contending that the language could be "the single most risk...

Two critical after Salisbury substance 'exposure' Two critical after Salisbury substance 'exposure'

A separate triage centre was set up nearby to treat patients while the A&E unit remained closed. The hospital would not specify how many casualties had been treated. "A major incident has been declared today and a multi-agency response has been co-...

Volkswagen's ID Vizzion concept is a self-driving, electric dream auto Volkswagen's ID Vizzion concept is a self-driving, electric dream auto

Yes, we are moving to an age when a driverless vehicle heads into production and Volkswagen , with its I.D. Vizzion concept showed the brand's idea of what the future will be like. The car's communications technology is a virtual assistant cap...

Disney Names Pitaro As President of ESPN Disney Names Pitaro As President of ESPN

Pitaro succeeds John Skipper , who resigned in December after admitting to substance abuse problems. But ESPN - and Disney overall - is making big moves to adapt to the digital world, and Iger thinks Pitaro is the right person to lead ESPN there.

Netflix just made nice improvements to its parental controls Netflix just made nice improvements to its parental controls

Mike Hastings , director of enhanced content at Netflix , said: "We understand that every family is different, and that parents have differing perspectives on what they feel is appropriate to watch at different ages". Netflix just made it easier fo...

Dow Plunges 380 Points As Stocks End This Remarkable Win Streak Dow Plunges 380 Points As Stocks End This Remarkable Win Streak

The Nasdaq fell 92 points, or 1.3 percent, to 7,180. The euro rose to $1.2255 from $1.2203, and the British pound slipped to $1.3768 from $1.3771. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped as much as 500 points Thursday. Both indexes are about 3 per...

Global oil supply 'will match demand until 2020'

Rising output from the USA alone will cover 80 per cent of the world's demand growth over the next two years, according to the IEA's five-year oil market forecast. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 was virtually flat at $61.23 per barrel....

Amazon talks to banks over checking account Amazon talks to banks over checking account

Amazon also offers a debit-card type service called Amazon Cash, which enables shopping on Amazon without a credit or debit card, and deposit style service called Prime Reload. JPMorgan shares were down less than 1 per cent to US$112.39. While U....

Tiger Brands, Shoprite remove listeriosis products Tiger Brands, Shoprite remove listeriosis products

Enterprise said it would undertake a national recall of its ready-to-eat meat product range. "I already packed my kids' lunch with this product, so I'm shocked", said Tshepo Makhura, a 37-year-old call centre agent, who had returned to one store t...

Global Stocks Struggle After Bad Month Global Stocks Struggle After Bad Month

The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks fell 5.06, or 0.3 percent, to 1,507.39. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 306, or 1.2 per cent, to 24,302, and the Nasdaq composite dropped 35, or 0.5 per cent, to 7,144. McDonald's stock dropped...

Ibrahimovic says he may try to make a comeback for Sweden Ibrahimovic says he may try to make a comeback for Sweden

Ibrahimovic joined Manchester United as a free agent back in 2016 and finished the season with 28 goals in all competitions in his kitty. I want to feel that I can perform and give something back. "Watching the others playing in the national team",...

Edinburgh Airport open but Easyjet and Ryanair flights cancelled Edinburgh Airport open but Easyjet and Ryanair flights cancelled

Our first outbound service EI380 to London Heathrow departed on time at 7.30am. However, last night, in the height of the blizzard, Dublin Airport shared some eerie footage of just how bad the snow storm was throughout the grounds of the airport...

Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United starlet Scott McTominay Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United starlet Scott McTominay

The 21-year-old has made six appearances in the Premier League for the Red Devils so far this season and has been showing maturity beyond his years with his assured displays. In the past, the young midfielder has been quoted as saying that he's "pr...

UNITE Group (UTG) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 57.08% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500. Bodycote (LON:BOY)'s stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by investment analysts at Peel Hunt in a research report issued to ...

REI halts future orders from gun conglomerate REI halts future orders from gun conglomerate

Vista owns a number of top outdoor recreation brands, including CamelBak, Giro and Bell. Sarah Latha, who launched the petition, says it collected more than 50,000 signatures. amid mounting public outcry that it stop selling names connected to th...

NRA to companies: 'loss of a discount' won't scare members NRA to companies: 'loss of a discount' won't scare members

Last week, the website ThinkProgress named 22 major companies involved in corporate partnerships with the pro-gun lobby. It should be no surprise to anyone that the National Rifle Association ( NRA ) is a strong advocate for the Second Amendmen...

Cellphone catches fire, delays takeoff of Vancouver-bound flight Cellphone catches fire, delays takeoff of Vancouver-bound flight

Emergency services treated her at the airport before she was transported to hospital with minor burns. Passengers on the flight reported black smoke from one of the back rows of the airplane where a female's cell phone had caught fire . The flight...

Crude oil futures lower in anticipation of USA stock build Crude oil futures lower in anticipation of USA stock build

Oil prices could be setting up to disappoint. Arab News quoted Mazrouei as saying that cooperation between oil producers including Russian Federation had reached levels that were "more than expected". "The United States will become the No.1 oil pr...

Thursday forecast: Sunny and seasonal Thursday forecast: Sunny and seasonal

We expect the clouds to gradually clear out. All eyes are on the line of storms now located along the I-20 corridor. Cooler temperatures around 40 are likely by sunrise. Sunny skies and seasonable temperatures will be around Monday afternoon through ...

Warren Buffett backs stocks over bonds Warren Buffett backs stocks over bonds

Also helping Berkshire will be the recent cut in the USA corporate income tax rate, which gave Berkshire a one-time $29.11-billion net income boost by reducing its potential tax bill on stocks it owns. The change also meant that Berkshire's gain in...

Comcast challenges Fox with $31bn offer for Sky Comcast challenges Fox with $31bn offer for Sky

Comcast boss Brian Roberts is driving a Sky-shaped wedge between Walt Disney and Twenty-First Century Fox. U.K. shares were modestly higher on Tuesday after housebuilder Persimmon delivered an "excellent" performance in 2017 and Comcast Cor...

Mohamed Salah in hopeless pursuit of Newcastle star for record Mohamed Salah in hopeless pursuit of Newcastle star for record

Salah has 31 goals, Firmino has 22 and Mane's tally is 13, meaning the red-hot triumvirate have scored a staggering 66 times between them in a campaign that still has a further three months remaining. Just because we got out of a 4-1 victory against...

Energy price cap plans go before parliament Energy price cap plans go before parliament

SVTs - often the most expensive type of default charge - are paid by 11 million United Kingdom households, largely because they have failed to switch tariff or supplier. The Competition and Markets Association has said customers overpay on their ener...

Here's What We Learned During the A Wrinkle in Time Press Conference Here's What We Learned During the A Wrinkle in Time Press Conference

The 38-year-old actress-writer looked stunning in a purple Greta Constantine dress when she showed up to El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, on Monday for the premiere of Disney's A Wrinkle in Time , which stars Kaling, Reese Witherspoon...

United States settlement looms over RBS results United States settlement looms over RBS results

The bank saw gross mortgage lending of £31bn in 2017 , up from £29.8bn in 2016. RBS , which was bailed out by the British government during the 2008 financial crisis , posted a 752 million pound ($1.1 billion) profit for 2017, a major turnaround...

Kylie Jenner tweet tanks Snap shares, erases $1B Kylie Jenner tweet tanks Snap shares, erases $1B

Jenner tweeted on Wednesday that she disliked Snapchat's redesign . "Then once, I just made a decision to try Instagram stories, just on a whim, so I just posted one or two things over there and boom, 400,000 people instantly saw it without me t...

Scholars urge 'uprising' over Jerusalem embassy move Scholars urge 'uprising' over Jerusalem embassy move

However, in the radio interview he argued that the USA is not the real problem. Al-Hayat al-Jadida, al-Quds and al-Ayyam said that a Palestinian youth was injured on Saturday when he was shot with rubber-coated steel rounds by Israeli forces during...

Farewell, Korea: Olympic Games Wrap up Triumphs, Surprises and Politics Farewell, Korea: Olympic Games Wrap up Triumphs, Surprises and Politics

OAR's victory marks the first time in more than two decades that a men's Olympic team featuring Russian players has captured gold , with Russian players previously helping the Unified Team finish atop the podium at the 1992 Albertville Oly...

Hertz Joins Parade of Major Companies Cutting Ties With NRA Hertz Joins Parade of Major Companies Cutting Ties With NRA

Symantec Corp.: - "Symantec has stopped its discount program with the National Rifle Association", the software company, which makes Norton Antivirus technology, tweeted Friday. Hertz , another major auto rental company, announced Friday that it wo...

BB&T ATM & phone service back in business after outage BB&T ATM & phone service back in business after outage

This includes online banking, our mobile banking app, and our automated Phone24 service. No word on how long it would take to fix the issue and restore service. The bank said balances and transactions will become current later in the day. An outage...

Oil prices climb after unexpected drawdown in United States crude stocks Oil prices climb after unexpected drawdown in United States crude stocks

But as net imports fell to a record low while exports surged, crude stockpiles saw an unexpected decline by 1.6 million barrels last week. Oil prices rose Thursday after government data showed an unexpected decline in US crude stockpiles amid ste...

Australia Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce quits amid pressure over affair Australia Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce quits amid pressure over affair

Mr Joyce and Mr Turnbull have openly attacked each other since news of the deputy prime minister's office affair broke. Earlier, he slammed the allegation, calling it "spurious and defamatory". "I look forward now obviously to working with the new ...

Alberta ends BC wine ban Alberta ends BC wine ban

Horgan denied that B-C is backing down in the dispute, saying the intention is simply to have cooler heads prevail. The B.C. Wine Institute is challenging the constitutionality of the ban announced by Premier Rachel Notley on February 6, and impo...

KFC apologizes for chicken shortage with a hilarious hidden message KFC apologizes for chicken shortage with a hilarious hidden message

KFC agrees that a chicken restaurant without any chicken is "not ideal", apologising to angry customers about running out of its main ingredient in the United Kingdom. A failure in its computer system meant that deliveries out of its vast hub and war...

Symantec ends NRA membership deals after backlash Symantec ends NRA membership deals after backlash

First National Bank of Omaha announced Thursday that it would not renew its contract with the group to issue NRA-branded credit cards. No additional details have been released. The NRA was advertising a Hertz partnership on its " member benefi...

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