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Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

Such measures would encourage steel and aluminum producers to come back to the US, he said. "And we presented the President with a range of alternatives that goes from a big tariff on everything from everywhere, to very selective tariffs from a very ...

Inflation rate declines in December riding on strong manufacturing indices

Last week the Bank of England kept the rate at 0.5 percent. Infrastructure/construction goods recorded a growth of 6.7 per cent in December from 5.5 per cent a year ago. Rising inflation could hurt consumer spending, which is already showing signs ...

Hong Kong bus crash kills 18, injures 62

Police confirmed that at least 18 people people have died. Reuters reported the roof of the bus was cut off to rescue passengers. I am also an editor for Turning Point News and a foreign correspondent for Snip.And in case you were wondering, it...

As Crypto Markets Drop, More Credit Card Providers Implement Bitcoin Ban

They noted a Reuters article from September 2017 that detailed the Swiss government's efforts to shutdown E-coin over suspected fraud. One Peercoin coin can now be bought for approximately $2.93 or 0.00040332 BTC on exchanges including OpenLedger...

Britain's services output growth dips in January

The dominant services sector undershot expectations in January, confirming an impression of a slowing wider United Kingdom economy in early 2018. Growth in China's service activity accelerated by the most in more than seven years in January, a Ca...

Oil prices are mixed as USA output surpasses 10M barrels a day

Production in the Federal Gulf of Mexico reached 1.67 million b/d, up 14% from the October 2017 level as the region recovered from Hurricane Nate . Oil-market news. The US Energy Information Administration issued figures this week, slightly below ...

How Are General Motors Company (GM) EPS Outlook Changing

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $42.43. About 5.39 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 75.40% the S&P500. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, December 8 by Telsey Advisory G...

German carmakers tested diesel fumes effect on people, monkeys via academic research

Funded by Volkswagen , Daimler and BMW , and carried out at Aachen University Hospital, doctors studied the health effects of "short-term nitrogen dioxide inhalation by healthy people". VW, while apologizing for the tests, insisted it "explic...

Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, Berkshire creating new health care company

Vague as the press release was, the source claimed that rumors would intensify and information would trickle out if the companies began their staff search prior to a formal announcement. "If the organization is successful in improving the use of te...

Analyst Opinion Summary: JD.com, Inc. (JD), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Last year, Exxon Mobil agreed to spend up to $6.6 billion to buy the Permian acreage of Fort Worth's prominent Bass family to more than double its Permian acreage holdings. Pinnacle Assoc Limited invested in 252,887 shares. With an institutional owne...

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) Tries to Set Long-Term Obligations for Passive Momentum

Volume is incredibly important to traders. These unswerving movements and comparing with its overall performance have shaped higher daily volatility making other factor as constant (Micro/macroeconomic factors). Analysts use common formulas and ratio...

Julian Assange asks court to drop arrest warrant

In May a year ago, Swedish prosecutors dropped their investigation into the allegation and withdrew their European Arrest Warrant. Ecuador earlier this month granted citizenship to Assange, who fears that, if he leaves, he will be extradited to the...

Stripe has stopped supporting Bitcoin as a means of payment

Anyway, Stripe, which is one of the biggest payment platforms (if not the biggest since last year it was ranked number one on the Forbes Cloud 100 list) has announced that it will no longer be accepting Bitcoin payments effect from the 23rd of Ap...

Apple and Google Are Rerouting Their Employee Buses as Attacks Resume

The attacks have forced Apple's shuttle off the highway. However, they could be identified by their unique colors: Google's are white, Apple's are silver, and Facebook's are blue. The route change "could mean an additional 30 to 40 minutes of...

Nestle sells part of confectionery business to Ferrero for US$2.8 billion

Ferrero will acquire more than 20 American brands with a rich heritage and strong awareness, including iconic chocolate brands such as Butterfinger, BabyRuth, 100Grand, Raisinets, Wonka and the exclusive right to the Crunch brand for confectionary an...

GoPro has hired JP Morgan to put itself up for sale

GoPro unveiled its much-rumored Karma consumer drone in late 2016 and released it a few months later. Woodman told CNBC that he would consider a sale or partnership with another company, though no names were mentioned. Its new device, the H...

Padmavati Now Padmavat, Cleared With 5 Changes Including A Song

Following much controversy relating to the film's release, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC ) has issued a U/A certificate to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati . The decision was made after the meeting of CBFC's examining committee. ...

South Korea's Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Influences Drop in Bitcoin Price

South Korea's government said it plans to implement special measures to control virtual currency speculation. As a part of this crackdown, South Korean regulators will close down anonymous accounts next month. According to the South Korean news a...

Gift-wrapped horse manure prompts bomb scare at USA treasury secretary's LA home

The package was reported to police after it was discovered in the 900 block of Bel-Air Road, LAPD officials said. U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin testifies during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing concerning the Trump administration...

Facebook's Much Maligned Ad-Sales Program Apparently Ageist, Too

Verizon placed a Facebook ad a few weeks ago to recruit applicants for its unit that focuses on financial analysis and planning. A lawsuit was filed on Wednesday by the Communications Workers of America revealed several USA employers are acti...

Elon Musk accidentally tweets his cell number

We've all done it: Musk appears to have accidentally sent a message as a Tweet, rather than a DM, to gaming legend John Carmack , who now works at VR firm Oculus . Representatives for Tesla and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. didn't immediat...

Coinbase To Support Bitcoin Cash, Hints At Insider Trading Problem

Trading was halted abruptly last night after bitcoin cash, which broke away from the main bitcoin blockchain last month, was listed on GDAX . "It appears the price of Bitcoin Cash on other exchanges increased in the hours before our announcement...

Man with knife at Amsterdam airport is not terror case

A man threatening travelers with a knife was shot today at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. " The man threatened with a knife and the military police shot him ", police spokesman Stan Verberkt told Reuters news agency. Later they issued another tw...

MA named healthiest state in new report

MA has been named America's healthiest state in the report , taking the top spot because of its low uninsured population, low obesity rates, and the high number of mental health providers. Alabama was singled out as the state with the poorest ment...

SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral delayed to no earlier than Friday

The launch is a first for SpaceX, and its breakthrough could pave the way for a more sustainable space trip. In a first for SpaceX (and NASA ), the mission will launch using a previously flown Falcon 9 first-stage booster, as well as a used Drag...

Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone

Chopra will also feature in two more Hollywood films, A Kid Like Jake and Isn't It Romantic? . Not only that, but she is a phenomenon on social media too - now with more than 20 million followers on Instagram. Mahira Khan bags the title of the...

Rahul Gandhi to become congress president on 19th December

Hours after Congress President Sonia Gandhi accused the BJP-led NDA Government of "sabotaging" the Winter Session of Parliament , Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley responded with equal vigour, saying the main Opposition party had delayed the P...

China's Singles' Day sales hit 1.5 bln United States dollars in first 3 minutes

In 2016, the volume was achieved in six minutes and 58 seconds, according to Alibaba , owner of TMall. Singles Day is now inextricably linked with Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce leviathan that in recent years has turned the holiday into an onli...

Consumer Company Stocks Climb as JC Penney Sales Rise - Consumer Roundup

JCP has been the topic of a number of other reports. Analysts reported that the Price Target for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. might touch $5 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $3.34 and $1.5 respectively. Analysts had been e...

Staten Island Mall hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2017

Walmart shoppers can begin mapping out their favorite Black Friday deals today by checking the retailer's app or website. Here's a look at what major retailers have said about their hours for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. Instead, doors w...

Congress Grills Former CEOs of Yahoo & Equifax About Hacks

Verizon, the largest USA wireless operator, acquired most of Yahoo Inc's assets in June, the same month Mayer stepped down. U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a heari...

Qatar Airways buys near 10% Cathay Pacific stake

Earlier this year it made a bid to buy 10 percent in American Airlines, the United States' largest carrier, but the deal went sour and Qatari officials eventually said that "it no longer met" Qatar Airways' objective. Cathay shares dropped around 4.4...

Senate approves repeal of CFPB arbitration rule in win for financial institutions

Even then, however, the vote was close. The vote is widely being regarded as one of the first major wins for the financial services industry under the new administration. "No one", said Sen. "That's exactly what the banks are counting on". The ...

Your US passport isn't as powerful as you think it is

The U.S. was ranked in a sixth tier of passport strength, along with Malaysia , Ireland and Canada. The ranking is based on an analysis of the access various passports have to countries around the world, with a passport's " visa-free score" represen...

Tesla reportedly reaches agreement to build vehicle factory in Shanghai

China is poised to become the world's largest electric vehicle market and the government has a positive attitude for the same. Tesla would have to pay the 25% duty on cars and could drastically reduce its production costs. The factory is to be set...

Pollution killed 9 million people in 2015

It is also one-and-a-half times higher than the number of people killed by smoking and over six times the number of people dying in road accidents. "Up until now the pollution control agenda has been very fragmented", he explained, with some stu...

Two officers who dragged passenger off United flight fired

But viral video of the incident fast became an global symbol of passenger discontent with the flying experience and a civic embarrassment that damaged Chicago's reputation as an worldwide tourist destination. Two employees were fired and two suspende...

Maps: Napa wildfire, Santa Rosa evacuation area

John Dean was driving to his Sonoma County home early Monday when he saw a house on fire along the road. The Tubbs fire, which had spread from Calistoga to Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, has engulfed more than 25,000 acres (9,000 hectares). "Our neighb...

New era of solar power is now upon us, IEA says

The agency added that it expects more than 920GW of clean power to be installed by 2022, an increase of 43%. This made them a leader in the renewable energy production, with the United States following after. 3.46 per kWh in February 2017, the Mini...

Marilyn Manson Crushed Onstage By Props During NYC Concert

Marilyn Manson has cancelled nine upcoming shows as he continues to recover after being injured by a falling stage prop over the weekend. All Marilyn Manson shows from October 2nd through October 14th will be rescheduled for a later date.

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GoPro has hired JP Morgan to put itself up for sale

GoPro unveiled its much-rumored Karma consumer drone in late 2016 and released it a few months later. Woodman told CNBC that he would consider a sale or partnership with a...

Padmavati Now Padmavat, Cleared With 5 Changes Including A Song

Following much controversy relating to the film's release, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC ) has issued a U/A certificate to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati . The...

South Korea's Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Influences Drop in Bitcoin Price

South Korea's government said it plans to implement special measures to control virtual currency speculation. As a part of this crackdown, South Korean regulators will close do...

Gift-wrapped horse manure prompts bomb scare at USA treasury secretary's LA home

The package was reported to police after it was discovered in the 900 block of Bel-Air Road, LAPD officials said. U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin testifies during a Hous...

Facebook's Much Maligned Ad-Sales Program Apparently Ageist, Too

Verizon placed a Facebook ad a few weeks ago to recruit applicants for its unit that focuses on financial analysis and planning. A lawsuit was filed on Wednesday by the Comm...

Elon Musk accidentally tweets his cell number

We've all done it: Musk appears to have accidentally sent a message as a Tweet, rather than a DM, to gaming legend John Carmack , who now works at VR firm Oculus . Representative...

Coinbase To Support Bitcoin Cash, Hints At Insider Trading Problem

Trading was halted abruptly last night after bitcoin cash, which broke away from the main bitcoin blockchain last month, was listed on GDAX . "It appears the price of Bitcoin ...

Man with knife at Amsterdam airport is not terror case

A man threatening travelers with a knife was shot today at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. " The man threatened with a knife and the military police shot him ", police spokesman ...

MA named healthiest state in new report

MA has been named America's healthiest state in the report , taking the top spot because of its low uninsured population, low obesity rates, and the high number of mental health...

SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral delayed to no earlier than Friday

The launch is a first for SpaceX, and its breakthrough could pave the way for a more sustainable space trip. In a first for SpaceX (and NASA ), the mission will launch using a p...

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Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone

Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone

Chopra will also feature in two more Hollywood films, A Kid Like Jake and Isn't It Romantic? . Not only that, but she is a phenomenon on social media too - now with more th...

Rahul Gandhi to become congress president on 19th December

Rahul Gandhi to become congress president on 19th December

Hours after Congress President Sonia Gandhi accused the BJP-led NDA Government of "sabotaging" the Winter Session of Parliament , Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley responded...

China's Singles' Day sales hit 1.5 bln United States dollars in first 3 minutes

China's Singles' Day sales hit 1.5 bln United States dollars in first 3 minutes

In 2016, the volume was achieved in six minutes and 58 seconds, according to Alibaba , owner of TMall. Singles Day is now inextricably linked with Alibaba , the Chinese e-comme...

Consumer Company Stocks Climb as JC Penney Sales Rise - Consumer Roundup

Consumer Company Stocks Climb as JC Penney Sales Rise - Consumer Roundup

JCP has been the topic of a number of other reports. Analysts reported that the Price Target for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. might touch $5 high while the Average Price Target an...

Staten Island Mall hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2017

Staten Island Mall hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2017

Walmart shoppers can begin mapping out their favorite Black Friday deals today by checking the retailer's app or website. Here's a look at what major retailers have said about...