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Russian court bans Jehovah's Witnesses, rules group is extremist - agencies

Justice minister Svetlana Borisova said: "They represent a threat to the rights of people, public order and public safety". It was reported that the court declared the religious organisation an extremist group after the Russian government had...

Regulators sue Ocwen Financial, say it mishandled mortgages

Now the shares of Ocwen Financial Corp . The Bureau also claims that Ocwen failed to send borrowers accurate periodic statements detailing the amount due, how payments were applied, total payments received , and other information. TRADEMARK VIO...

Canada commemorates centenary of pivotal Vimy WWI battle

But the victory came at enormous human cost - by April 12, 3,598 Canadians had been killed and a further 7,000 injured. Servicemen wear poppies as they attend a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Cana...

EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

Among other cuts, the budget would eliminate funding for the $300 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and cut funding for hazardous waste cleanup at Superfund sites by 30 percent. They're calling for additional resources and continued suppor...

Emirates to reduce flights on some United States routes

Emirates airline issued a statement explaining that demand has taken a steep dive in the past 3 months due to several factors, including actions taken by the USA government on the issuance of entry visas, the potential of tightened entry conditions o...

No Petrol & Diesel On Sundays

Though pumps will be shut as part of an agitation of petrol dealers across southern India, whose demand for a hike in margins is not being fulfilled by the Centre, Modi, in a recent Mann Ki Baat programme had appealed to people to conserve fuel to ...

Team orders may see Bottas playing second fiddle

During in-season testing on the same circuit Tuesday McLaren detected a water leak on the first lap and worked all day to fix it, completing only 17 laps and two timed runs. Mercedes chief Toto Wolff had initially suggested no decision would be taken...

United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

United employees had a passenger, Dr. David Dao, beaten and dragged off a flight in order to make room for stand-by employees on a route from Chicago to Louisville on April 9. "That takes limitless forms and is always tailored to unique circumstanc...

Snapchat ratings plummet after Evan Spiegel's 'poor India' comment

Anonymous Indian hackers claimed that they've leaked the data of 1.7 million Snapchat users which they hacked previous year. They've now apparently leaked the data on the darknet as a mark of resentment against Spiegel's comments and promise to...

NYC may force Uber to allow tips

Drivers for Uber have been agitating for years for the addition of a tipping option in the app, something rival Lyft . In a blog by its policy team past year, Uber said it considered building a tipping option into the app but ultimately decide...

We Are A Nation Of Tax-Day Procrastinators

What to do if you owe . "So you don't have to worry about it". If you cannot file by Tuesday's deadline you can apply for an extension by filling out Form 4868 . The complainant said he learned about the tax deficiencies after examining the donu...

Crude oil prices flat to start Monday, after rough overnight patch

Trading is muted Monday as some markets remain idled because of the Easter holiday. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said last week that his country , which had been exempt from the cutbacks due to militant attacks causing production to slow to 250,000 bar...

Jimmy Fallon turns up on SNL as Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law

Baldwin then announced that Kushner will be staying on as his top adviser and calls on someone to "take [Steve] back to hell". Later on in the sketch , Fallon's Kushner walks in, alongside Steve Bannon, who has been portrayed as the Grim Reaper th...

US Steel leaks chemical into Lake Michigan tributary

On Wednesday, EPA described levels found in the Burns ditch as low and said water sampling showed hexavalent chromium was not detected in Lake Michigan. A chemical spill at a U.S. Steel facility along Lake Michigan has prompted the closure of two b...

Sunny and hot for Good Friday; Afternoon storms are possible Easter Sunday

A warm front lifts across late on Saturday meaning that Easter could feel more like summer than the middle of April. Rain chances are small to none with highs in the upper 70s to near 80 and lows in the 60s. A weak cold front will approach from the...

No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

It is estimated that Trump's six weekend visits to Mar-a-Lago have cost over $21 million, according to CNN . His last visit came last week, when he hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, his oceanfront estate. Despite frequently criticis...

Charging Bull artist pissed about Fearless Girl sculpture

Arturo Di Modica will challenge city officials for issuing a permit to allow Kristen Visbal's figure to stay until February 2018. He has already demanded the release of documents showing what procedures were followed, Attorney Norman Siegel tol...

Tax Day 2017: We get 3 extra days to file this year

This year in particular, taxpayers might be looking for ways to accelerate their refunds, given the implementation of a new law that aims to prevent fraud by requiring the IRS to hold refunds until at least mid-February for people claiming the Ear...

Activist investor Jana amasses large stake in Whole Foods

On average, equities analysts anticipate that Whole Foods Market will post $1.32 EPS for the current fiscal year. The New York-based firm also will examine real estate and Whole Foods' new small-store format called 365. Amid its six straight quarter ...

New Report Gives US Airlines Better Grades Across Board

Headley and Bowen ranked the 12 largest US airlines by analyzing 2016 US Department of Transportation figures for on-time flights, lost baggage, the number of passengers bumped off flights and complaint rates. While Alaska moved from fifth to first, ...

Trump's United Nations envoy says ouster of Assad is USA top priority

Defeating Islamic State, pushing Iranian influence out of Syria, and the ousting of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad are priorities for Washington , Ms Haley said in an interview on CNN that will air in full on Sunday. "So, really, now what happen...

Gender pay gap in Northern Ireland 'must be addressed'

The legislation will apply to around half of the United Kingdom workforce and 9,000 companies and 15 million employees will be affected. Firms have until April 2018 to disclose their employee pay as of April 5 2017. In the U.S., on average women ar...

Stock under Review: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. The stock stands almost $1.27 off versus the 52-week high of $15.55 and $11.68 above ...

South Africa's Zuma survives latest ouster attempt

ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said public displays of disapproval over the dismissal of Pravin Gordhan were "a mistake that should never happen again". "Factions are already set and it's unlikely there will be a swing against Zuma", he said. ...

Will Las Vegas tolerate Raiders fans?

And by 2020, if not sooner, these grounds will also be a two-time former home of the Oakland Raiders , who received permission last week from the National Football League to relocate to Las Vegas. In seven games he rushed for 417 yards on 111 attemp...

Cow 'yummy' for Kerala bypolls too

N Sreeprakash, BJP candidate for Mallapuram by-poll told that within law he will make clean slaughter houses and decent beef will be available in the area, while replying on question of shutting of slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh and some other sta...

Ford recalls F-250 pickups that could roll while in park

The Dearborn, Michigan-based auto manufacturer had previously recalled nearly 4 million vehicles for door latch concerns in six separate announcements given that 2014, consisting of 2.4 million vehicles recalled previous year. Drivers are asked to ...

Nunes under pressure in Russian Federation probe

Jones said. "You can't keep your credibility". His Democratic counterpart Adam Schiff called for him to stand down as chair amid accusations Nunes is in the pocket of the White House . Besides the two congressional committees, the Federal Bureau o...

MN Farmers Planning to Seed Record Amount of Soybeans

It's a trend playing out in many states, with surpluses of corn and wheat in storage in the U.S. Sugarbeet growers expect to plant 206 thousand acres, down 3 percent from past year. Large chickpeas account for 15 thousand acres, up 60 percent f...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The agreement, announced after the close of trading Wednesday, will double the Calgary-based producer's reserves and production in the latest sale of energy assets in Canada by worldwide companies stung by falling oil prices. In a news release Wednes...

Alaska Airlines Is Killing The Virgin America Brand

The same release, however, promised that the combined airline will adopt numerous brand elements that Virgin America fans always loved about their experience with the airline, including mood lighting, music, and enhanced in-flight entertainment - ess...

Permit Approving Keystone Pipeline To Be Signed By Monday

Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska have asked to intervene in a state commission's review of the route through the state. That decision would clear the way for the White House to formally approve it. Tillerson is the fo...

'Beauty and the Beast' enchants S. Korean box office

Well, that record has just been beaten, as Disney's remake of Beauty and the Beast took in $174.75 million this past weekend. The movie musical, directed by Bill Condon , also co-stars Luke Evans, Ewan McGregor , Kevin Kline , Ian McKelle...

McDonald's blames hacker for tweet attacking Trump

Whether this was done through an external hack that saw someone with anti-Trump opinions get control of the McDonald's Twitter account, or the disgruntled actions of an employee of McDonald's with access to the company's Twitter account, re...

Airlines cancel 1200 flights ahead of major snowstorm

Cancellations were already stretching into Wednesday as airlines preemptively canceled flights in anticipation of crippling weather conditions in the East. Travelers flying through Chicago O'Hare through March 14 can rebook their flights for travel t...

Starbucks' New Cups May Get You Extra Excited About Spring's Arrival

Starting March 16, you'll be able to get the cups at Starbucks locations across the country, but only for a few days. If Starbucks red cup season is your favorite season, prepare to lose it over the coffee chain's first-ever spring cups.

Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts

Opponents had claimed that the last stretch of pipeline - to be laid under Lake Oahe, off the Missouri river in North Dakota - would violate the tribes' ability to freely practice their religion, which relied on clean water from the sacred Oahe.

Impax Laboratories Inc (IPXL) Downgraded to Neutral at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc

The share price is now down -18.46% for the past three months. RBC Capital Markets reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Impax Laboratories in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. The firm's revenue was down 29....

Wall Street crowds bullish on 'Fearless Girl' statue

Wall Street's famous Charging Bull statue found a new colleague in a strong-like bronze metal strong-little girl. The company , which managed just under $2.5 trillion in assets at the end of a year ago, said it would vote against corporate boards ...

Raiders appear on track for Vegas vote in late March

Originally Davis claimed that Goldman Sachs, who Adelson was going to use to finance, remained on board but that turned out to be false and the investment-banking giant was out of the deal shortly after Adelson was. As for Bank of America stepping up...

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Options Available For People Who Can't Meet Tax Deadline

The legislation would codify the IRS' existing Free File program, a partnership with tax preparation businesses to ensure that the bottom 70 percent of taxpayers can file their tax...

Michael Cohen seeks restraining order on items seized by feds

They said agents had already searched multiple email accounts maintained by Cohen. The judge also heard from a new lawyer for Trump, Joanna Hendon, who said the president had "...

Final closing dates for Toys R Us stores are revealed

Daily Star Online previously revealed heartbreaking pictures of some of the planned-to-close 26 Toys R Us stores looking empty and eerily quiet. The Coventry branch at Cross Poin...

Mark Zuckerberg admits his own data was obtained by Cambridge Analytica

Congressman McNerney later asked whether the user information that people can download from Facebook contained all of the information which Facebook holds on them. The 33-year-old ...

Stock Market Sinks as US, China Trade War Fears Ramp Up

Hopes that Tuesday's gains in USA equity markets would lead to a more lasting rebound foundered the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and Dow all slumped alongside both the Stoxx Europe 600 I...

Air India makes historic journey to Israel over Saudi Arabia

Until now, only one carrier El Al operated flights between Israel and India - Tel Aviv to Mumbai - which is a seven-hour trip. Air India said on March 7 that it had receive...

Mattoon Claire's staying open during chain's bankruptcy process

Claire's said it expects to operate its 7,500 locations in 45 countries as usual during restructuring. Last week, Toys "R" Us gave up its fight to restructure operations and m...

Why Is There Plastic In My Bottled Water?

A study published on Wednesday tested 250 water bottles in nine countries to find that leading brands of bottled water were contaminated with tiny plastic particles, likely s...

United Airlines Dead Dog Triggers Criminal Investigation

Upon arrival the dog died. "Violators will face significant fines". I will be filing a bill tomorrow that will prohibit airlines from putting animals in overhead bins. The fact...

Trump wants tougher tariffs on China over stealing of trade secrets

The measures, which are expected to be announced in the next week or two, arise from administration findings that China has violated US intellectual property laws and has unfairly...

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Celebrate Pi Day -- 3.14 -- with these deals on pies in New Orleans

Celebrate Pi Day -- 3.14 -- with these deals on pies in New Orleans

Pizza Hut (Multiple locations): Get a large two-topping pizza for $7.99, or two medium two-topping pizzas for $5.99 each. Offers can vary by location so call ahead to be on th...

Air Canada system outage leading to service issues, flight delays

Air Canada system outage leading to service issues, flight delays

It is not yet clear what caused the outage. Air Canada issued a statement on Monday morning saying... Toronto Pearson International Airport has also confirmed that the Air ...

Marcus Rashford not anxious about lack of game time at Manchester United

Marcus Rashford not anxious about lack of game time at Manchester United

Paul Pogba was forced to sit out Manchester United training on Monday, casting doubt over his involvement in their Champions League clash with Sevilla . The accusation was le...

Broadcom says to stick with United States 5G investment after Qualcomm deal

Broadcom says to stick with United States 5G investment after Qualcomm deal

Broadcom sought again to soothe USA security concerns around its bid for chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday, saying it would stick with investments aimed at maintaining the US's lead...

Oil Prices Rebound After EIA Reports Build In Crude Inventories

Oil Prices Rebound After EIA Reports Build In Crude Inventories

Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report it expected fourth-quarter U.S. crude output to reach an average of 11.17 million bpd, up from its forecast a month ago...