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Pharmabro Martin Shkreli Has Been Banned From Twitter For Harassing a Journalist Pharmabro Martin Shkreli Has Been Banned From Twitter For Harassing a Journalist
- January 10, 2017

In response Shkreli has continued to tweet at Duca after changing his online bio to read: "also i have a small crush on @laurenduca (hope she doesn't find out)". Duca, however, added that she thinks it is unfortunate that her case is only getting attention because of the high-profile Shkreli, as trolling looks like it is now an automatic occupational hazard for female reporters. (more...)
Petrol Pumps Will Accept Cards For Now As Government Steps In Petrol Pumps Will Accept Cards For Now As Government Steps In
- January 09, 2017

After the banks' announcement, the petrol pump owners too deferred their decision till Friday, and said that they will continue to accept card payments for now. The point-of-sale (POS) machines belonging to the banks that have introduced this scheme will not be operational. "They (banks) must apologise to the public", B R Ravindranath, president, Akhila Karnataka Federation of Petroleum Traders and Bangalore Petroleum Dealers Association, told TOI in Bengaluru. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Continues Social Media Comeback With More Personal Family Photos
- January 06, 2017

And on Wednesday, Jan. 3, Kardashian West returned to Snapchat and shared a selfie with her mother, Kris Jenner. "Family", she captioned her first photo back, an image of herself with West and their two children, North and Saint. "She had three months off and was able to spend an incredible chunk of time with her kids and [husband] Kanye, and I don't think she would trade that in for anything, but she is ready to get back into a routine and back into the swing of things". (more...)
$6 Million in Jewelry Stolen Near Times Square New Year's Eve $6 Million in Jewelry Stolen Near Times Square New Year's Eve
- January 04, 2017

Police are searching for three men who stole $6 million worth of jewels as the nearby Times Square ball dropped on New Year's Eve in New York City. ABC 7News in NYC reports the alleged perps struck just one minute into the new year , at 12:01 a.m.in a nondescript office building that happens to house the offices of high end jeweler Gregg Ruth . (more...)
Long Beach Environmental Services Provides Christmas Tree Recycling
- December 29, 2016

Instead of throwing out a natural Christmas tree in the garbage, residents are being asked to recycle their trees after the holidays. In terms of disposing of the tree after the Christmas period, there's a few easy steps you can take. The city has partnered for years with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the Boy Scouts to do this. Also, if you live inside city limits, make sure the pile you have made out of your discarded tree and any other branches you have gathered isn't in violation ... (more...)
USA home prices rise to a post-financial crisis high USA home prices rise to a post-financial crisis high
- December 28, 2016

October's result matched the estimate of 5.1 percent from a Reuters poll of economists. October marked the 54th consecutive month of annual national home price appreciation, according to the company's data reporting. While not the most timely indicator on home prices, the index is considered among the most accurate. Home sales and prices have been helped by healthy demand, tight supplies and low mortgage rates. (more...)
Modi says won't hesitate on tough decisions to help economy
- December 26, 2016

He said, "I congratulate people for not only enduring pain but also for giving appropriate answers to those who were trying to misled them". Mr Modi said, his government has revived the Benami Property legislation giving it more teeth to deal with the menace. (more...)
Browns win; Lions remain NFL's only 0-16 team Browns win; Lions remain NFL's only 0-16 team
- December 25, 2016

The side had previously lost their last consecutive 16 games, a run extending over two seasons. The Browns are 1-14 and finish the season next Sunday, Jan. Meanwhile, the Chargers were held to just 35 yards rushing with Melvin Gordon out for a second straight game. It was the way he played and how it ended that lead us to continue to cover him. (more...)
Jaw-Dropping Report Says US Economy Is Doing Great
- December 25, 2016

The dominant services sector grew 0.3 percent in October from September, helped by retailers. With analysts expecting fourth-quarter growth also to top 3 percent, the economy appears ripe for another interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve to head off a potential jump in inflation. (more...)
Lockheed Bows To Trump, Will Cut F-35 Program Costs Significantly Lockheed Bows To Trump, Will Cut F-35 Program Costs Significantly
- December 25, 2016

In a message on Twitter, Trump said cost overruns in Lockheed Martin's $400 billion program to develop the stealth jet had prompted him to ask Boeing, another major aircraft manufacturer, to "price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet". The President-elect has also used the bully pulpit to cause Boeing's stock to fall when he said costs for a project to build two new Air Force One planes were "out of control". (more...)
Shoppers take advantage of overnight store hours Shoppers take advantage of overnight store hours
- December 25, 2016

Christmas Eve . The Regal Great Escape Theater will be open. He lists this example: "If Christmas falls on a weekend, then the Friday and Monday surrounding them become critical [but] If it falls on a weekday, that Super Saturday becomes the critical shopping day". (more...)
600000 hard-to-reach United Kingdom homes set for superfast Broadband in £440 million investment 600000 hard-to-reach United Kingdom homes set for superfast Broadband in £440 million investment
- December 23, 2016

Bradley said that, although good progress had been made, there was still more to do, and added that the more people who sign up, the better the service will be. "Ultimately, the Government should invest in a "gold standard" solution using fibre and wireless technology to give the United Kingdom a futureproof broadband infrastructure that will enable the United Kingdom to become a global leader in communications networks". (more...)
Ikea reaches $50 million settlement with families suing over dresser deaths
- December 23, 2016

As part of the settlement , Ikea will make $50,000 donations to three children's with one going to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in memory of Curren Collas. Back in June, the company recalled 29 million unsafe chest and dresser models that didn't comply with USA voluntary industry standards, but further action will be taken to compensate some of the affected consumers. (more...)
NORAD is ready to track Santa's flight NORAD is ready to track Santa's flight
- December 23, 2016

In addition, the command also conducts maritime warning. The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Chinese. Just type @noradsanta into each search engine to get started. At 4:00 a.m. trackers across the world can talk to a live phone operator to find out exactly where Santa is. (more...)
Canadian who tried to smuggle cat into New Zealand sent home Canadian who tried to smuggle cat into New Zealand sent home
- December 23, 2016

Craig Hughes, from the Ministry for Primary Industries, said he doubted if the woman's story was true - and even if it was, it was still unacceptable to bring a cat across the border without declaring it. The cat, a 4-year-old named Bella, was smuggled by the woman in her small handbag, per the Associated Press . "She had plans to have a nice holiday with her husband in New Zealand", Hughes said. (more...)
Airbus announces $18B deal with Iran Air, topping Boeing Airbus announces $18B deal with Iran Air, topping Boeing
- December 23, 2016

When announced in January, the order was valued at around $25 billion at list prices, though that included the A380s, which are valued at more than $400 million each. "This new round of cooperation with Airbus has come to fruition and brought us closer with more practical steps to follow for Iran Air's fleet renewal". (more...)
Nearly 20000: A record close (but no cigar) for Dow
- December 22, 2016

Since Nov. 8, the Dow has surged more than 8 percent and has posted 17 record closes. Additionally, it appears that the time around the Christmas holiday is known for this kind of quiet, with three of the five tightest trading ranges (including today's) coming in the last few weeks of the year. (more...)
Dow closing in on 20000
- December 22, 2016

Goldman Sachs (GS.N), which was up 2.2 percent, gave the biggest boost to the blue-chip index. Athletic apparel maker Nike is up 1.5 percent after its second-quarter profit and sales topped analyst estimates. The combined company will be worth some $65 billion, the firms said. CURRENCIES: The dollar, which has been trading at 14-year highs, continued to gain strength. (more...)
DRC: Clashes in Kinshasa 'kill more than 20' DRC: Clashes in Kinshasa 'kill more than 20'
- December 21, 2016

United Nations peacekeepers in armored personnel carriers patrolled the streets, at one point cheered on by a crowd shouting: "Kabila, know that your mandate is finished!" Military and police forces were firing live bullets and tear gas, raising fears that more people have been killed or arrested, Human Rights Watch said. (more...)
Total cost of VW 3.0-liter diesel settlement $1 bn: U.S. authorities Total cost of VW 3.0-liter diesel settlement $1 bn: U.S. authorities
- December 21, 2016

Owners of the newest 60,000 vehicles in the group will qualify for free repairs to bring the vehicles back into compliance with US clean-air standards. "The agreement announced by the court today between Volkswagen and USA environmental regulators is another important step forward in our efforts to make things right for our customers, and we support the efforts of the court to bring about a fair and reasonable resolution of remaining 3.0L TDI V6 claims as quickly as possible", Hinrich ... (more...)
Crude Oil Stays Above $52
- December 21, 2016

Contract expirations can lead to choppy trading. The American Petroleum Institute, an industry group, will release its figures on Tuesday, ahead of official government figures due Wednesday. But the IEA noted that some US shale producers are already making new investments. Crude stockpiles at Cushing, Oklahoma, the delivery point for WTI and the biggest USA oil-storage hub, probably increased by 1.9 MMbbl last week, according to a forecast compiled by Bloomberg. (more...)
Fred's Pharmacy Agrees to Acquire 865 Rite Aid Stores Fred's Pharmacy Agrees to Acquire 865 Rite Aid Stores
- December 21, 2016

Store locations won't be announced until the FTC approves the Walgreens purchase of Rite Aid . Walgreens said in October 2015 it would buy smaller peer Rite Aid for $9.4 billion to widen its US footprint. Bloom said the deal positions the 650-store regional chain to dramatically "accelerate our healthcare growth strategy through our acquisition of 865 new stores located in highly attractive markets". (more...)
Obama Designates Atlantic, Arctic Areas Off-Limits To Offshore Drilling Obama Designates Atlantic, Arctic Areas Off-Limits To Offshore Drilling
- December 21, 2016

Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon and Bill Clinton used the law to protect sections of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans, but those protections came with time limits, usually one to two decades. Trump can redo that plan once he enters office. Canada and the United States have announced sweeping measures aimed at restricting most oil and gas permitting off their respective Arctic waters, the countries' leaders announced December 20 in a joint statement. (more...)
New York state to relocate New York City deer upstate New York state to relocate New York City deer upstate
- December 17, 2016

The deer will be taken from a city animal shelter and moved upstate - though no specific location was given. An unrestrained and expanding deer herd can harm parks and private property, spread tick-borne illness and wander into roads more often, increasing the risk for deadly vehicle collisions. (more...)
November inflation sheds 0,14pc November inflation sheds 0,14pc
- December 17, 2016

In a separate report on Thursday, the Labor Department said private-sector USA workers saw a 0.3% decline in their inflation-adjusted weekly earnings in November compared with the prior month. The index for food away from home, in contrast, rose 2.3 percent over the past 12 months. The index for other food at home fell 0.3 percent, and the index for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs continued to fall, declining 0.1 percent. (more...)
Tata Motors' EGM might pose crucial roadblock in Cyrus Mistry's ouster Tata Motors' EGM might pose crucial roadblock in Cyrus Mistry's ouster
- December 16, 2016

The latest annual report of TCS says Mistry held 41.63 lakh shares or 0.21 per cent shares of the company as on March 31, 2016. "A reported 78% of the votes cast by retail investors was against the resolution to remove me and almost 43% of the votes cast by institutional investors were against the resolution to remove me". (more...)
Two raids in Delhi, agencies recovered 3.90 cr cash including new currency Two raids in Delhi, agencies recovered 3.90 cr cash including new currency
- December 15, 2016

The manager of the hotel too disappeared from the hotel after the raids began at about 8 pm. The five men were identified as Ansari Affan, Fazal Kausar Khan, Ansari Abusar, Ladu Ram and Mahaveer Singh. They covered the bundles with black cloth and placed spiral telephone or Internet cables over it to deceive baggage-scanning machines installed at the railway stations or airports. (more...)
India's wholesale inflation eases to 3.15% in November India's wholesale inflation eases to 3.15% in November
- December 15, 2016

However, the price of ragi (20%), gram (10%), coffee (10%), wheat (5%), poultry chicken and barley (4% each) and bajra, fish-inland, tea, fish-marine, egg and jowar (1% each) moved up. Among food prices, potatoes recorded the highest rise (37%), followed by pulses (21.7%). WPI in November 2015 had contracted 2.04 per cent. Under manufactured products, sugar prices shot up 31.76 per cent in November 2016 against contraction of 11.22 per cent. (more...)
Rs 37 lakh in Rs 2000 notes seized in Hyderabad Rs 37 lakh in Rs 2000 notes seized in Hyderabad
- December 15, 2016

In a joint operation, the Delhi Police and the Income Tax Department on Wednesday seized Rs. 3.25 crore in demonetised currency from five persons staying at a Karol Bagh hotel. The move comes amidst reports of people misusing the provision of filing a revised return to disclose black money and escape by paying a 30 per cent tax instead of 50 per cent they are mandated to pay. (more...)
Rick Perry Once Forgot the Name of the Agency He May Lead
- December 14, 2016

Perry met with Trump at least twice in recent days. While Texas is rich in energy resources and Mr. Perry is an enthusiastic advocate of extracting them, it is not clear how that experience would translate into leading what is also a major national security agency. (more...)
Only seven million watched X Factor denouement as Strictly ratings soar
- December 14, 2016

Who will be in it? Simon Cowell's going to have a job on his hands finding even bigger stars to take to the stage. One theory is that it was all down to his choice of song - and the fact that it was also the soundtrack to a certain Christmas advert that had been playing during the ad breaks on X Factor that night. (more...)
Bill Gates invests $1 bln in clean energy
- December 13, 2016

The announcement comes less than a week after President-elect Donald Trump confirmed that he would nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a global warming skeptic, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. "I am honored to work along with these investors to build on the powerful foundation of public investment in basic research", Gates said in a statement. (more...)
An Oil Curveball for Global Bonds
- December 13, 2016

Brent crude futures rose $1.36 to settle at $55.69, a 2.5 percent rise, after hitting a session peak of $57.89, the highest since July 2015. Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in NY, said investors were unsure whether they should buy USA 10-year Treasuries with prices at these low levels ahead of the Fed decision on Wednesday. (more...)
Time For Italy to Be Clear About Its Troubled Banks Time For Italy to Be Clear About Its Troubled Banks
- December 13, 2016

The bank's board issued a statement saying it would keep trying with a recovery plan outlined October 25, under which it would issue new shares and, if permitted, ask bondholders to accept stock instead. The bank is now likely to expand the offer to retail investors and used his system to raise €1bn from institutional investors, pending the acceptance of Italian market watchdog Consob. (more...)
Sky receives takeover approach from 21st Century Fox
- December 11, 2016

Nasdaq-listed 21st Century Fox already owns a 39.1 percent stake in Sky, whose main five markets are Austria, Britain, Germany, Ireland and Italy. Citing "recent revelations around email deletions" and "the conviction of the Murdoch "favourite" Mazher Mahmood", Hacked Off claimed only a Leveson Phase 2 Inquiry can "get to the truth" of whether or not the Murdoch media empire should be allowed to proceed with the Sky deal. (more...)
Figures Show Cyber Monday Still the Year's Biggest Sales Day Figures Show Cyber Monday Still the Year's Biggest Sales Day
- December 10, 2016

Cyber Monday spending was up 12 percent from past year and surpassed initial sales expectations of $3.36 billion. The retailer blew consumers away with its huge Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales this year, but the party isn't over just yet. (more...)
Oil tops $55 a barrel for first time in 16 months
- December 10, 2016

OPEC's November output rose to 34.19 million barrels per day, compared to 33.82 million in October. Non-OPEC Russia has signaled it was ready to cut production by 300,000 bpd and on Thursday Azerbaijan said it would come to Vienna armed with proposals for its own reduction. (more...)
Federal judge orders MI presidential recount halted
- December 09, 2016

There was. He did. The federal lawsuit is part of a broader effort by Stein to recount votes in Michigan , Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, states with a history of voting for Democrats for president and where Trump narrowly beat Democrat Hillary Clinton. (more...)
Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier
- December 09, 2016

Actually, only 800 factory jobs were saved and the others were white-collar administrative and engineering positions at a different Indianapolis facility that Carrier didn't plan to move to Mexico. But Pence said company executives told him soon after their February closing announcement to "don't even bother" coming up with a state incentive offer to reverse the decision. (more...)
Watch The Official Trailer For Watch The Official Trailer For "Baywatch" Starring The Rock
- December 09, 2016

Priyanka just shared a teaser but the makers have also released the 1 trailer of " Baywatch ", and even in that Priyanka just has a 1 sec or to be precise a nano second of appearance! The trailer already revealed what we can expect and it would make you want to lick cream off Zac's flawless washboard abs! Washington D.C. (more...)