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Waymo's self-driving tech spreads to semi trucks

Waymo announced Friday morning that it's beginning a self-driving truck pilot in Atlanta, Georgia. Waymo has been testing the trucks in California and Arizona over the past year. Even though most of those miles were for passenger vehicles, the firm ...

US Likely Gains 220000 Jobs in February

In February, the USA probably has 220,000 new jobs, with the number of unemployed individuals dropping to 4 percent for the first time since the end of 2000. That was down from January's revised pace of 2.8 percent, which had spooked investors becaus...

The richest women billionaires from every country in 2018

He moved up to the 19th global rank on the list of 2,208 billionaires worldwide. Americans lead the way with a record 585 billionaires, followed by mainland China with 373. Next is the biotech entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw at 629 with $3.6 billion...

Father Makes Son Run To School As Punishment For Bullying

He made a decision to film his 10-year-old son running to school in the rain, from the comfort of his vehicle as he followed behind. Thornhill said that his method was so efficient, that his son managed to stay out of trouble. you made a mistake", ...

Lego on the up after first sales and profits fall since 2004

Nevertheless, new CEO Niels Christiansen believes Lego is in better shape than it was a year ago, even though he also admitted he did not like the results. "Households can have too many Lego products and not want more each year", Hudak said. Bu...

US Senate votes 67-32 to begin debate on bank bill

Mike Crapo (R-ID), would amend the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) to allow institutions with less than $10 billion in assets to waive ability-to-repay requirements for certain residential-mortgage loans. Despite the act's intentions, large banking insti...

Polar Capital (POLR) Lifted to "Buy" at Numis Securities

Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) has risen 24.49% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of Mondi plc (LON: MNDI ) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by Davy Research. It improved, as 13 investors sold PDL BioPharma, Inc. s...

Congress tries to mop up extra Rajya Sabha seats amid dipping strength

The AIADMK demanded the constitution of a Cauvery water management board as ordered by the Supreme Court. Before the start of the day's proceedings, BJP members were seen clapping when Mr Modi walked into the House. The latest controversy regardi...

Qualcomm delays shareholder meeting after USA security review order

Washington, DC 20006 Re: CFIUS Case 18-036: Broadcom Limited (Singapore)/ Qualcomm Incorporated Dear Mr. Plotkin and Mr. Kassinger: On January 29, 2018, Qualcomm Incorporated ("Qualconnm") filed a unilateral notice with the Committee on Foreign...

TN BJP leader wants Periyar statue demolished, faces ire

What connection India has with Communists? CPI (M ) state secretary K Balakrishnan, Dravidar Kazhagam leader K Veeramani and pro-Tamil leaders Thol.Thirumavalavan and Seeman also hit out at Raja and demanded action against him. Bharatiya Janata Pa...

Trump Says He's Considering Attending Controversial Jerusalem Embassy Opening

The Palestinians, meanwhile, said Trump's decision on Jerusalem renders the United States an unreliable actor in peace talks. For Netanyahu, however, the Oval Office meeting and address to the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC on Tuesday offer a respite...

Services PMI falls to 6-month low in February

The powerhouse services sector , which accounts for around 80% of United Kingdom economic growth, was bolstered by easing cost pressures and the fastest jump in new work since May previous year. Howard Archer, chief economic advisor to the EY ITEM C...

Hess Midstream Partners (HESM) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $16.65. About 408,135 shares traded. Equities analysts expect that EnLink Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENLK) will post $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quar...

No exemptions: Trump rules out steel and aluminium tariff concessions

A business leader wants President Donald Trump to have "the courage" to step back from his campaign rhetoric on trade. The European Union has said it is drawing up measures against leading U.S. "Please reconsider", he said on CBS's "Face the Nati...

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Holdings Cut by Convergence Investment Partners LLC

Amazon.com, Inc. The firm has a market capitalization of $726,281.50, a price-to-earnings ratio of 243.94, a P/E/G ratio of 6.60 and a beta of 1.54. The stock decreased 2.09% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $7.03. Guggenheim Limi...

China lashes out at USA over Taiwan travel bill

The act was passed by Congress a year after the United States shifted formal diplomatic relations from Taipei to Beijing. The US cut formal ties with Taiwan when it recognized China in 1979 but the two maintain robust unofficial relations, and th...

Last chance for early voting!

At the same point through the last midterm election in 2014, by comparison, more than 34,000 ballots had been cast in person . Early voting ends on Friday and there are a whole lot of Texans who haven't voted yet. Harris and Dallas counties appe...

Pilot landing at Dulles: 'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up'

A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to ME braced for coastal flooding. Nearly everyone onboard a short East Coast flight threw up - pilots incl...

Aer Lingus Cancels Flights For Thursday

Edinburgh Airport said that most airlines had cancelled all their operations until at least lunchtime. The carrier says "some flights" have been cancelled for Thursday. More than 200 passengers spent the night in the terminal. "While we are no...

Billy Graham's 'last crusade' has thousands of mourners

Ahead of the ceremony, a steady stream of mourners braved brisk winds, some of them sharing how Graham's preaching enriched their lives. The preacher, meanwhile, counseled a dozen presidents and grew especially close to Richard Nixon - until the ba...

LL Bean to raise gun purchase age

Kroger, the nation's largest grocery chain, said that since a mass shooting last month at a Florida high school that killed 17 people, it's become clear that gun retail outlets must go beyond what current US laws requires. I do not have one bad thing...

These companies are distancing themselves from the gun industry

That response shows the nuances many companies are dealing with in the current debate over guns . "In terms of assessing what the companies are doing from a moral perspective, I think what strikes me is that it's always better to do something beca...

Gun Debate: REI Places 'Hold' On Vista's CamelBak, Other Brands

Over the past week, consumer frustrations have mounted as information came out connecting Vista Outdoor with campaign donations to politicians who oppose gun regulation and public lands protection. A similar petition for Canadian retailer Moun...

Oil Prices Head Lower As Crude, Gasoline Inventories Rise

Until recently, the global oil prices of West Texas Intermediate were recorded at US$63.31 per barrel, while Brent oil was priced at $66.63 per barrel. "The United States will become the No.1 oil producer sometime very soon", he said. Prices brie...

Asian Stocks Slip but Losses Restrained

The S&P 500 trimmed its loss as the day went on, and it was down 7 points, or 0.3 per cent, at 2,670, as of 1:40 p.m. Powell stressed that he did not want to prejudge the new set of projections, but his comments still raised concerns about four rat...

Sky Takeover: US giant Comcast hijacks Murdoch's bid for full control

Some analysts see such moves as a hedge for USA -based TV distributors such as Comcast against popular online streamers that are draining eyeballs from traditional television. The Competition and Markets Authority is now investigating Fox's takeov...

Labor case goes in front of Supreme Court

Every month, part of my paycheck goes to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. "It's been awful public policy". At issue is the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, which gave most government workers the legal right ...

The Gender Of Khloe Kardashian's Baby Has Leaked

Showing off her playful new look, she said: "Hey guys do you like my new pink hair?" The reality star suffered from placenta accrete in her second pregnancy making it risky for her to carry another child. Kim seemed pretty confident that she was go...

Senate Approves Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey as USDA Under Secretary

Northey will serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service. This appointment has been long overdue since it was created by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, in 2017. Northey began serving on the Iowa Corn Growers Board...

Global Education Software Market 2018 - Articulate Global, Microsoft, Tyler Tech, MAXIMUS

Key sections of the report provide Application Lifecycle Management Software market share and revenue comparison based on product type , applications and regions for the assessment period 2012 to 2012 and forecast Application Lifecycle Managemen...

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Elon Musk explains why he's thinking about taking Tesla public

The company had a market value of $58 billion as of Monday's close. Basically, I'm trying to accomplish an outcome where Tesla can operate at its best, free from as much distrac...

Elon Musk tweets he has funding to take Tesla private

In a second tweet on Tuesday, Mr Musk said taking the company private would not lead to a single dominant shareholder. " Funding secured ", the tweet added, offering no furth...

Dead fetus reportedly found on plane at LaGuardia Airport

The fetus was found on board an American Airlines flight Tuesday morning. But at around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, the cleaning crew found the fetus hidden inside the toilet under s...

Facebook asks major US banks to share customer data

At least one large USA bank has walked away from talks in light of the ongoing investigations into Facebook's data sharing practices, says the WSJ . The company is aiming to boos...

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps down

Her run will end on October 3rd after 24 years with the company. Laguarta will take over on October 3 and will also join the board, the company said in a statement . "She has d...

Conor McGregor to Face Nurmagomedov in Main Event at UFC 229

McGregor , speaking with TMZ, revealed a deal for his comeback fight was near to completion nearly two years since his last appearance in the octagon. "For Khabib, who is undefeat...

White House adviser warns China 'better not underestimate' Trump on trade - worldwide

China proposed a 25 percent tariff on imports of copper ore and concentrate from the USA , which shipped about 70,000 tons to the country a year ago . The commerce ministry issu...

Oil edges lower as supply concerns return

Traders said prices rallied early when industry information provider Genscape reported that crude inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub for USA crude, dropped 1.1 m...

Spanish pilots union sues Ryanair over contracts

A month earlier in a memo seen by Reuters Ryanair said time-off duties for the pilots committee remained an issue but there was little between the two sides and it was hopeful of...

USA employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate slips to 3.9 percent

Manufacturing gained 37,000 jobs, driven by durable-goods and transportation companies. But, as with small businesses, manufacturers are having trouble filling job openings, she ...

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RBI monetary policy: Repo rate hiked by 25 bps

RBI monetary policy: Repo rate hiked by 25 bps

Mumbai: Home, auto and personal loans are set to get costlier as the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday raised the repo rate , the rate at which it provides funds to banks, by ...

Record Iranian oil imports for India in July

Record Iranian oil imports for India in July

Purchases from Iran could slow from August as imports from Tehran are getting tougher after the United States in May pulled out of a 2015 nuclear deal and announced the renewal...

Oil Prices Drop as U.S. Inventory Grows

Oil Prices Drop as U.S. Inventory Grows

U.S. efforts to cut Iran's oil exports are expected to contribute to global oil price volatility in the short term, according to the International Energy Agency. EDT (2030 GMT) ...

That’s trillion with a T-Apple hits market value of $1 trillion

That’s trillion with a T-Apple hits market value of $1 trillion

He's right. It's extremely hard to avoid comparing Apple's good fortunes with the recent slump at Facebook , which can be crudely summed up as the result of the social networ...

USA considers higher tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

USA considers higher tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

The dynamic has proved hard to change, given USA consumers' reliance on Chinese goods. Two trump administration officials told reporters on a conference call that Trump remains...

China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Goods

China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Goods

China's Commerce Ministry said in a seperate statement Beijing's new set of proposed import tariffs on United States goods were rational and restrained. Beijing's earlier penalty ...

Pompeo Leans on Turkey to Release Pastor Brunson: 'The Clock's Run Out'

Pompeo Leans on Turkey to Release Pastor Brunson: 'The Clock's Run Out'

Pompeo met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Singapore during a security conference in Southeast Asia. The administration is also seeking the release of several d...

China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods

China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods

The commerce ministry threat came after Wang met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Singapore on Friday. "...

Apple is the first $1 trillion company in history

Apple is the first $1 trillion company in history

Started in the garage of co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976, that Apple has pushed its revenue beyond the economic outputs of Portugal, New Zealand and other countries, reports Reute...