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IRS paid $20 million to collect $6.7 million in tax debts

According to the plea agreement, John's motive was to build and maintain a reputation for getting large refunds to increase his client base, which would generate more fees. The IRS has estimated it will need some $495 million in the next two fiscal y...

Kodak stock soar after KodakCoin announcement

The AP reports shares of Eastman Kodak Co . more than doubled to close at $6.80 Tuesday. The Rochester-based company announced Tuesday that it's launching its own digital licensing and cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. Kodak, whose name was onc...

Toyota and Mazda to build $1.6 billion joint plant in Alabama

After their announced manufacturing partnership in the US last August, Toyota Motor Co. and Mazda Motor Corp. decided on the site of their $1.6 billion joint production plant. They also announced small capital tie-ups, with Toyota gaining 5.05 perc...

LG Electronics turns operating profit in Q4

For the October-December period of a year ago, the estimated operating profit of the Korean company is at 366.8 billion won, which is about $343 million. Preliminary revenue for the December quarter advanced 23.8 percent over the year to 66 trillion ...

Watch The Trailer For Rose McGowan's New Docuseries About Life After #MeToo

Cape Town - In the span of ten days, artist/activist Rose McGowan was arrested, met with former President Barack Obama, and became one of TIME Magazine's "People of the Year", all while navigating the minefield of those trying to silence her.

Volkswagen, Uber to deploy Nvidia's technology for self driving

Nvidia chief executive Jensen Huang announced the new platforms during his Sunday night keynote address at CES. The technology will enable intelligent co-pilot capabilities based on processing sensor data, both inside and outside the vehicle.

Jaguars, Bortles struggle, but get past Bills in AFC wild card

The Jaguars rank first in the league with 141.4 rushing yards per game, while the Bills rank sixth with 126.1 rushing yards per game. Bortles scrambled twice for first downs to get within field goal range for Josh Lambo, who connected from 44 yards w...

Maxim Group Raises Express Scripts (ESRX) Price Target to $87.00

Veritas Asset Management LLP now owns 8,652,910 shares of the company's stock worth $547,902,000 after purchasing an additional 460,338 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant LP Ca has 0.03% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Kenmare Pt...

World's Most Expensive Vodka Stolen

Bar owner Brian Ingberg said the bottle was still valued at the same hefty price even if it may have been slightly damaged. In a headline-making incident, the "world's most expensive" vodka bottle, approx. "Unfortunately, it's empty. It is one of...

Tech companies work to patch major computer vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre

Intel was rocked this week after Google engineers discovered two major security flaws in the way the company's chips operate. Because of this distinction, Williams said during a SANS webcast that the primary use of Meltdown appeared to be for...

DeWanda Wise joins Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel will open a little over a year from now, on March 8th, 2019. Wise is playing Monica Rambeau , the third character (in Marvel Comics, we're not talking about the fella who says "Shazam" over at DC) to hold the name? Marvel previousl...

India's GDP growth to accelerate in next 2 fiscals

GDP at current prices - the big macroeconomic number that serves as the foundation for the budget math - is expected to attain a level of Rs 166.28 lakh crore, reflecting a 9.5 per cent growth over the previous year. This may affect the fiscal defici...

Iceland Legally Requiring Businesses To Pay Men, Women Equally

The law, which was passed previous year and went into effect on Monday, is believed to be the first of its kind in the world and covers both the private and public sectors. Despite the fact that women entered the workforce in large numbers in the lat...

Flight to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage

The United Airlines website indicated that Flight 895 was diverted to Anchorage, and the departure to Hong Kong was cancelled due to "operational difficulties". "We provided hotel accommodations for our customers and are working to get them to th...

US Job Growth Falls Well Short Of Estimates In December

By December 2017, it dropped to 6.8 percent. After reporting a bigger than expected jump in employment in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing employment in the USA increased by much less than anticipated in ...

Sears to Close An Additional 100+ Stores

Sears had previously unveiled an effort to close unprofitable stores and "right size" store footprints. The majority of the jobs are part-time positions, Sears said. When asked about when the Sears space will be razed and new construction will sprout...

Senate Leader de León Announces Legislation to Protect Net Neutrality in California

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai abruptly cancelled his appearance at next week's CES trade show due to death threats, Recode reports , citing two unnamed sources at the agency. Recently, Pai was forced to cut his speech o...

Apple: Mac And iOS Vulnerable To Meltdown And Spectre Flaws

APPLE has admitted that all of its Macs, iPhones and iPads are affected by the two newly-discovered major chip security flaws that are said to impact all Intel CPUs of the last ten years. There is no evidence that the flaws - which affect comput...

'Damaging gusts': Met Eireann issues status orange wind alert for Limerick

The Status Orange warning is valid from 5pm Tuesday, January 2 to 10pm Tuesday, January 2. Exposed areas are set to suffer the worst conditions as Eleanor hits Northern Ireland before crossing to the western coast of northern England and Scotland.

Atletico Madrid officially unveil Diego Costa

Atletico Madrid defeated Al Ahly 3-2 at a friendly game on Saturday night at Borg El Arab stadium in front of 70,000 Egyptian fans who attended to send a message of peace to the whole world. Costa, who left Atletico for Chelsea in 2014, scored 59 goa...

Oil prices stay high

Diesel futures closed at the highest level in more than two years on Friday, up 1.1% at $2.0755 a gallon. USA stockpiles declined for the sixth consecutive week last week, according to EIA data. A Reuters monthly poll showed analysts expect Brent c...

Florida minimum wage set to rise Monday

Fast-food employees in the rest of the state will get a $1 raise, from $10.75 to $11.75 an hour. Each year, the wage is to increase with a rate of inflation. The minimum wage rule also applies to local chains that operate at least 30 locations in N...

New Year Eve celebrations

New year celebrations have started around the world. SkyCity spokesman Brad Burnett said the Sky Tower fireworks display is an important focal point for the city's celebrations. People gathered at shrines to pray for peace as Japan prepares for the...

Most Recent Analysts Ratings Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

Analysts await Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . (NASDAQ:FOX) has declined 4.35% since December 30, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500. Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. Underpriced by 104 .84% . (NASDAQ:FOLD) shares with va...

Congo security forces fatally shoot 2 amid violent anti-govt protests

The UN says dozens of people have been killed during anti-government protests over the past year. Despite appeals notably from the United Nations to respect people's right to protest, troops fired tear gas into churches and bullets in the air to br...

Deputies 'injured' after being called to suburban Denver incident

About 5:15 a.m., deputies responded to the Copper Canyon Apartments complex at 3404 E. County Line Road in Highlands Ranch, between Colorado and University boulevards. Immediately after the five officers entered the apartment, the suspect, who was ...

Undertaking Stock-:- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

Among analysts who offered their Analysis on Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG )-4 analysts issued Buy for the stock, 16 analysts gave Outperform rating, 9 think it's a Hold, 0 issued Underperform, while 0 analyst gave a Sell rating. It is negative, ...

Tim Cook gets a pay raise amid better iPhone profits

Apple said the reason for implementing the new policy for Cook is due to "interests of security and efficiency based on our global profile" and Cook's high profile as chief executive. Cook's personal security costs also totalled US$224,216, ($316...

More Rollovers: Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700M

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown since October 17 and has rolled 21 times. The $306 million jackpot is already the 13th largest in Mega Millions history. The move was similar to one made by Powerball in October 2015. At 1-in-88 quadrillion, th...

Rides on RTD buses, trains to be free on New Year's Eve

The company, which stands as the largest Missouri-owned distributor of premium spirits, beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks, is giving away a total of 1,000 free rides to partiers in Missouri on New Year's Eve. Partygoers can ride Brampton Transit fo...

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Donald Trump signs law that loosens bank restraints enacted after Great Recession

The Republican-led legislation, pushed by Wall Street banks as well as regional banks and smaller institutions, garnered 33 votes from House Democrats. The bill makes a fivefold in...

Union charges that Elon Musk violated labor law with tweet

In addition, Musk blamed the media for "being under constant pressure to get max clicks & earn advertising dollars or get fired". "For some reason, this is the best I've felt in ...

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here’s why

It is the flawless time for tips to take the sting out of gas prices, says Robert Sinclair of AAA. "Driving around looking for cheap gas is not a way to save money", Sinclair said...

Tesla settles class action suit over Autopilot claims for $5M

The driver of the vehicle, Heather Lommatzsch, 29, told police she thought the vehicle's automatic emergency braking system would detect traffic and stop before the auto hit anoth...

Fiat Chrysler recalls 5.3M vehicles over cruise control problem

But it had one report of a driver of a 2017 Dodge Journey being unable to turn cruise control off. The Italian-American vehicle maker said no injuries or crashes were related ...

S. Korea says Moon met N. Korea’s Kim in DMZ

North Korea is not known for its facility with flattery, but Kim's statement appears to have worked in restoring momentum towards a summit meeting. But others said Trump's wil...

Local veteran's group, community respond to National Football League anthem policy

All those who don't wish to stand will stay inside locker rooms until the anthem is complete. There's Kaepernick, Eric something or other, I think a guy on the Chiefs, maybe some E...

SamMobile’s policies have been updated for GDPR EU compliance

Requests for personal information a company holds on you must be responded to within one month, with some allowances for extensions. A group that campaigns for data protection ri...

Oil Slips, Govt's Hope For Market Correction Rises

New Delhi, May 24 Crude oil drifted lower by 0.31 per cent to Rs 4,898 per barrel in futures trade today in tandem with a weak trend overseas as speculators trimmed positions. To...

NTSB: Uber’s sensors worked; its software utterly failed in fatal crash

The report confirmed some of the details that had previously been reported about the crash, some of which show Herzberg was taking big risks. No such action was taken, however, as...

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Morgan Freeman has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women

Morgan Freeman has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women

Another woman, who worked on the crew of 2012s Now You See Me , told CNN that 80-year-old Freeman not only harassed her, but a number of other women on set. Screen Actors Guil...

Trump posthumously pardons Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion

Trump posthumously pardons Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion

Clinton pardoned Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper , the first black West Point graduate who years later was convicted of conduct unbecoming an officer. Not to be confused with the Col...

Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

The White House says Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider whether imports of cars and trucks and automotive parts threaten US national security. The ...

Manchester attack: Choirs lead mass sing-along

Manchester attack: Choirs lead mass sing-along

Speaking outside the cathedral, the 41-year-old from Bolton said he understood why some family members of the victims found it too hard to be back in Manchester. The prime minister...

Nigel Farage to Zuckerberg: Brexit, Trump wouldn't have happened without Facebook

Nigel Farage to Zuckerberg: Brexit, Trump wouldn't have happened without Facebook

But his testimony did not please all MEPs at the meeting, some of whom felt he had dodged their questions. Damian Collins MP, chair of the British Parliamentary DCMS committee wh...

Iran calls Pompeo's remarks 'absurd, interventionist'

Iran calls Pompeo's remarks 'absurd, interventionist'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . Germany's government will help German firms with business in Iran where it can, but cannot entirely shield them from the US decision to quit the...

Gov. Abbott replaces shotgun raffle prize with $250

Gov. Abbott replaces shotgun raffle prize with $250

Pagourtzis remains in custody after he was charged with capital murder. A student says her friend was killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School as he attempted to barricade ...

Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor

Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor

It comes with Arsene Wenger leaving the club after nearly 22 seasons in charge. The 46-year-old Spaniard led the French Ligue 1 side to a domestic treble this season - but did...

Trump Seeks Public's Trust on China Talks, Tells Blatant Lie

Trump Seeks Public's Trust on China Talks, Tells Blatant Lie

The trade war between China and the United States is being put on hold. The consensuses reached during economic and trade consultations between China and the United States meet...