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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 returns for free. One of the fastest, most secure, and least expensiv...

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 "an acute interest" in the case. Lawyers for Cohen want the court to or...

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 tech mogul was on Capitol Hill to face a second day of grilling from...

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 Point Business Park is set to close on Tuesday April 24 and has been holdi...

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 Index and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index. "That's our hope", said Secretary...

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 received the necessary approvals from Saudi Arabia. An Air India cabin supevi...

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 made a decision to liquidate all of its USA stores. "This transaction s...

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 pressured USA companies to transfer technology. "Make trade not war, M...

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 that the dog's death wasn't discovered until the plane landed in NY c...

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 seeping in during the packaging process. "As we become more aware of th...

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 the safe side. But Pi Day isn't limited to dessert. One per customer and...

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 Canada system issue is affecting flight schedules. According to flight...

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 levelled after a 0-0 draw at Liverpool in October but, while the game ...

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 leadership in 5G technology. The New York Times reported that Broadcom ap...

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 of 11.04 million bpd. Crude inventories rose by 5.661 million barrels...

Dwyane Wade Surprises Students At Stoneman Douglas High School

Aly Sheehy, a senior at the high school, said Ms DeVos spoke little to the students, aside from offering her condolences. "She kinda just said that it wasn't the time to ask these kinds of questions to her, and that [the issue] was very important...

Missouri police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting; suspect dead

Bill Lowe said at a news conference early Wednesday that the Clinton County 911 center received a call late Tuesday where two women could be heard screaming in the background. He is survived by his parents and siblings. Morton is the second Clinton...

Washington State Passes Law Protecting Net Neutrality

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs a bill in Olympia, Wash., that makes Washington the first state to set up its own net-neutrality requirements in response to the Federal Communications Commission's recent repeal of Obama-era rules. In December, the...

The US launched a rocket Atlas V with a meteorological satellite

A ULA Atlas 5 rocket launches the GOES S satellite on March 1, 2018. A satellite launched today will augment the GOES-16 weather satellite and provide broad coverage with powerful new weather monitoring technology for meteorologists to provide life...

Wall St sinks on Trump tariffs, interest rate worries

Analysts are watching to see if Powell adjusts his tone today. The S&P 500 Index sank to session lows and fell below its 100-day moving average, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 500 points after the US president added to e...

U.S. cable giant Comcast in multi-billion euro bid for Sky

In December a year ago, while the regulator was examining the proposed Fox-Sky merger, Walt Disney stepped in with an offer to buy much of Fox , including its existing stake in Sky . News of the Comcast proposal on Tuesday rattled the sto...

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Shares Sold by Associated Banc Corp

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Johnson Financial reported 11,645 shares. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.50, for a total transaction of $4,009,000.00. It also upped Post Holdings Inc. Rockland Trust Co reported 106,091 shar...

Airbnb is going mainstream and adding regular hotels to its listings

Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate thousands of the properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travellers they're booking nice places to stay. Airbnb is also shifting more focus on its guests. Chesky admitted that i...

Volvo V60: This is it!

First introduced in Europe back in 2010 before it came to America in 2014, the Swedish station wagon is overdue an update. In the UK, Volvo will initially offer the V60 with a choice of D3 and D4 diesel engines, both with front-wheel drive and a ch...

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...

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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...

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...

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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...

Dwyane Wade Surprises Students At Stoneman Douglas High School

Dwyane Wade Surprises Students At Stoneman Douglas High School

Aly Sheehy, a senior at the high school, said Ms DeVos spoke little to the students, aside from offering her condolences. "She kinda just said that it wasn't the time to ask th...