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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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Snapchat drops daily users for first time after controversial redesign

Snap reported 188 million daily active users during the last quarter - falling short of Wall Street's expected 192 million and dropping from last quarter's 191 million. That's ...

Crude Oil Price Slumps on Small Decrease in Stockpiles

Energy Information Administration . Furthermore, oil prices were dragged down by the increasing output of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and R...

Wall Street sees funding hurdle to Musk's plan to take Tesla private

Tesla is a legendary cash-burner, with roughly $10 billion in debts and $2 billion in reserves, and Musk would probably need in the tens of billions of dollars to buy out sharehold...

Premier Doug Ford announces buck-a-beer launching in Ontario this month

It's a campaign promise that Doug Ford says he's delivering on. "Instead we're going to do what we said we would do and put Ontario consumers first". The Ford Government is bring...

Trump, China trade war, tariffs

Pressure from the Trump administration is mounting on China after the United States and European Union agreed in late July not to impose new tariffs, and instead negotiate ...

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...

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Conor McGregor to Face Nurmagomedov in Main Event at UFC 229

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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...