Friday April 20-th, 2018

Uber sells off Southeast Asian business to rival Grab Uber sells off Southeast Asian business to rival Grab

Uber , however, gets 27.5 percent in shares in the Singaporean company and also gets its chief executive officer to sit in the Grab board. Grab raised about $2.5 billion last July from Didi, SoftBank and others in a deal valuing the company...

Last Shot: Long-Time US Gun-Maker Remington Goes Bankrupt Last Shot: Long-Time US Gun-Maker Remington Goes Bankrupt

Remington Outdoor Company's headquarters are in Madison, North Carolina. Cerberus acquired Remington in 2007. Protestors are seeking stronger gun restrictions after 17 were killed in a massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkla...

China opens domestic crude futures market

The most active contracts on the first day of trading traded at a discount of more than $1 a barrel to the benchmark Brent crude price in London. As of 9.30 am this morning, the contract for delivery in September opened at 440.20 yuan (US$69.70) ...

Hero policeman married hours before he died — France terror attack Hero policeman married hours before he died — France terror attack

Richard Lizurey, the head of France's gendarmes police service, said Beltrame took the initiative to swap places with a woman being used by Lakdim as a human shield at the Super U supermarket in Trebes. "We want to thank him for what he did", she sai...

Madison Bumgarner Hand Injury After Hit by Line Drive Diagnosed as Fracture Madison Bumgarner Hand Injury After Hit by Line Drive Diagnosed as Fracture

Bumgarner said about his missing action that it will be tough but he could handle it. Our models had projected the Giants' ace for a 3.56 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, and 192 strikeouts in 204-plus innings pitched this season before the injury. "It's just a d...

Dow loses 724 points after Trump's tariff announcement Dow loses 724 points after Trump's tariff announcement

Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the USA and China , the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. Follow the Dow Jones industrial average in real time . Bloomberg News cited China´...

Sensex Tumbles Over 450 Points, Nifty Below 10000: 10 Things To Know Sensex Tumbles Over 450 Points, Nifty Below 10000: 10 Things To Know

The benchmark index tumbled 409.73 points or 1.24% to close at a five-month low of 32,596.54, a level last seen on October 23 previous year. Trading for the week began on a tiresome note as domestic stocks declined on Monday as the BSE Sensex , ...

The first non-stop flight from Australia to the United Kingdom has landed The first non-stop flight from Australia to the United Kingdom has landed

The historic flight, carrying more than 200 passengers and 16 crew, departed from Perth at 18:49 local time on Saturday. The first flight non-stop flight between Australia and Europe has arrived at London Heathrow Airport . The route between Austr...

Cameron Smith advances at WGC Dell Match Play

Harman had an easy time with McIlroy, the sixth seed, who was coming off a win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, earning a 5-and-3 victory. The engineers changed the loft, basically took over my putting and said "here is what we are doing for you".

European Union and six other countries exempted from U.S. metals tariffs European Union and six other countries exempted from U.S. metals tariffs

Those goods include 128 U.S. agricultural and steel products including fruit, wine, pork, steel pipes and recycled aluminium. Trump moved on a separate trade front earlier Thursday, paving the way for tariffs on China as punishment for what he said...

Liverpool increase asking price for Mohamed Salah Liverpool increase asking price for Mohamed Salah

If he takes Liverpool close to Champions League success and then shines in the World Cup with Egypt, his status will rise to potentially unmanageable levels from Liverpool's perspective. Coutinho and Leiva have now exited the club, but Firmino is c...

Winter storm: Winter storm: "Four'easter" to hit East Coast

On Wednesday, a woman died when a van overturned in a weather-related crash. Most snowfall accumulation will be on elevated areas, like grass, weather service meteorologist Stephanie Dunten said. Schools across the region closed Wednesday, and the O...

Mastermind Toys will open 3 new stores now, 10 by 2019 Mastermind Toys will open 3 new stores now, 10 by 2019

The toy industry giant was CEO of the company until 1994, but by the time of its bankruptcy no longer held a stake in the business. Earlier this month , the retailer told workers it's closing the rest of its stores. 5. Can you use loyalty rewards...

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rate Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rate

The central bank predicted inflation as measured by its preferred PCE gauge would average 1.9% in 2018 and 2% in 2019. In its latest forecast, the Fed predicted the US would grow 2.7% this year and 2.4% next year - well above the 1.8% pace that t...

Global stocks hit hard on trade war fears Global stocks hit hard on trade war fears

Soybean and hog futures fell after China slapped reciprocal tariffs on US imports, putting commodities in the crossfire of an escalating trade war . It will be interesting to see if they continue to support him in next elections. "As there is no...

In first, India-Israel flight traverses Saudi airspace In first, India-Israel flight traverses Saudi airspace

Air India has a debt of around Rs. 52,000 crore and the government may transfer part of it to separate entities before selling the stake, thereby making it a bit attractive to the buyers. "An internal inquiry has been set up to investigate the alleg...

Royal Society of Chemistry publishes gender pay gap data Royal Society of Chemistry publishes gender pay gap data

A mean gender pay gap that is higher than the median may mean there are more senior male figures in a company. "Our results show that there is still more to be done with regards to our gender pay gap to ensure we deliver on this commitment", said T...

Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO amid Data Misuse Scandal Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO amid Data Misuse Scandal

The social network has lost billions of dollars in market value since Monday. Following the hidden-camera expose, Cambridge Analytica announced Tuesday that Nix has been suspended and would undergo "a full, independent investigation".

Oil Prices Rise On Middle East Tensions, Healthy Demand Oil Prices Rise On Middle East Tensions, Healthy Demand

President Donald Trump . Such a decision would raise the risk of the OPEC member's oil exports being curbed by sanctions. "Because volatility tends to repeatedly cycle between highs and lows rather than smoothly trending in one direction for a long ...

Avengers Infinity War: Thanos, Thor Have Screen-Space, Say The Russo Brothers Avengers Infinity War: Thanos, Thor Have Screen-Space, Say The Russo Brothers

Russo revealed that the fans will see Norse god Thor and villain Thanos the most as they have the maximum screen time in the film. That was the challenge presented to Infinity War writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely , who also wrote...

Wall St. climbs with oil, but Facebook's slide checks gains Wall St. climbs with oil, but Facebook's slide checks gains

Facebook was the biggest drag on both the Nasdaq and S&P 500 while the Dow, which does not include the social media company, had the largest gain of the three major Wall Street indexes. "But if we see retaliation, and significant trade disruptions,...

Israel Reveals That It Destroyed Syrian Reactor Israel Reveals That It Destroyed Syrian Reactor

Although they agreed that Syria had likely built a nuclear reactor, US officials were hesitant to carry out an airstrike as they were not convinced that the al-Kubar facility was capable of producing nuclear weapons. It contained a graphite-moderat...

Toyota suspends USA driverless auto tests after fatal Uber accident Toyota suspends USA driverless auto tests after fatal Uber accident

This is the first time that a self driving vehicle was involved in an accident which resulted in the death of a person. After the incident, the ride-hailing service firm halted all the trials of its self-driving vehicles in cities including ...

Stronger Dollar Ahead of Fed Decision Hurts Gold Stronger Dollar Ahead of Fed Decision Hurts Gold

Though a rate hike today has been factored into the current price, uncertainty remains as to how further tariffs in the United States will impact global trade, said Cameron Alexander, an analyst with Thomson Reuters-owned metals consultancy GFMS.

Jesse Lingard praises Man United's character after reaching FA Cup semis Jesse Lingard praises Man United's character after reaching FA Cup semis

The England worldwide, who has played 15 times for United this season, was making his first start since 3 February. Shaw is facing a battle to go to this summer's tournament after being left out of Gareth Southgate's latest squad, which versati...

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) stands -8.75% away from 50 SMA: Should Investors Listen?

The stock decreased 2.45% or $1.46 during the last trading session, reaching $58.24. About 250,227 shares traded or 49.01% up from the average. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. Also, QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM ) needs to expand a 2.12% increase it experie...

Suspect dead after standoff at Panera restaurant in Princeton, New Jersey Suspect dead after standoff at Panera restaurant in Princeton, New Jersey

Police are engaged in a standoff with a gunman near Princeton University, according to news reports. Police have closed Nassau Street and are urging people to stay away. Several police officers on Nassau Street have guns drawn. The standoff continu...

Ant McPartlin Arrested In Suspected DUI Crash Ant McPartlin Arrested In Suspected DUI Crash

Another fan said: 'Since Ant McPartlin has been arrested we should expect Stephen Mulhern and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway this weekend'. It's Saturday night, you are gathered around the television with your family and friends enjoying a Sa...

Watch UMBC vs. Kansas State NCAA Tournament

They beat the overall number one seed Virginia Cavaliers to become the only 16 seed out of 135 tries to defeat a number one seed. Second-year coach Ryan Odom last year earned the Joe B. "We got thoroughly outplayed and that's the reality of it",...

Jim Carrey's attack on Sarah Huckabee Sanders exposes misogyny of left Jim Carrey's attack on Sarah Huckabee Sanders exposes misogyny of left

Meanwhile, both Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama - women who've been attacked themselves - have condemned women of the right for voting Republican as bubble-headed non-thinking types who rely on the men in their lives to tell them who to support at...

Facing far-right challenge, minister says Islam 'doesn't belong' to Germany Facing far-right challenge, minister says Islam 'doesn't belong' to Germany

As the Associated Press reports , Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper Friday that although he doesn't think Islam is a religion that is part of the German fabric, "the Muslims who live with us are, of course, part of German...

HSBC reveals 59% gender pay gap HSBC reveals 59% gender pay gap

The gender pay gap measures the difference between the average salary of men and women, calculated on an hourly basis. Under government rules introduced previous year, British companies and public sector bodies with more than 250 employees must p...

Nationwide snow-ice warnings for St Patrick's Day and weekend Nationwide snow-ice warnings for St Patrick's Day and weekend

Saturday's maximum temperatures will be a drop of 13-14C in some spots compared to today maximum temperatures, as very cold air sourced from NE Europe and NW Russia floods across the United Kingdom on bitterly cold easterly or northeasterly winds swe...

Another dog sent to wrong destination by United Airlines Another dog sent to wrong destination by United Airlines

United said the flight attendant who ordered the passenger to put her pet carrier in the overhead bin didn't know there was a dog inside, Associated Press reported. The airline on Tuesday similarly placed a 10-year-old German shepherd named Irgo on...

Del Potro roars past Raonic to set Federer clash — ATP Indian Wells Del Potro roars past Raonic to set Federer clash — ATP Indian Wells

Clearly, the focus has to be the finals right now and not enjoying the record. Coric broke in the seventh game of the match but a slip on his serve allowed Federer to win the final 11 points and claim victory. 'I guess I had a similar good start to...

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