Economy

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:34

Crude production advanced 17,000 barrels a day to 9.25 million in the week ended April 14, the highest since August 2015. USA oil prices fell almost 4 percent Wednesday, reaching a session low of $50.28 per barrel and marking their biggest daily percentage decline since early March, as inventories posted a less-than-expected decline for the week.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:31

The three main USA indexes remained on track to end the week in positive territory, as corporate earnings overshadowed geopolitical events and weaker than expected economic data. Republicans would like to completely overhaul the tax system, but that presents a hard legislative challenge if they're to devise a plan all of them can live with.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:09

He said the two stayed at the cabin for two nights with no running water or electricity. "She was kind of shy and timid, or something, he said she was 24 and he said he was 38". He added that he believed his daughter was brainwashed. Cummins denied doing anything wrong and asked his wife to forgive him. The six-week-long manhunt started in the small town of Columbia, Tennessee.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:07

The Average Volume of the company is 3 Million and P/E ( price to earnings) ratio is 24.33, while Forward P/E ratio is 14.42. SevenBridge Financial Group LLC purchased a new stake in Nucor Corporation during the second quarter valued at $114,000.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:56

After Dao's bloodied visage went viral in videos posted by fellow fliers, Munoz apologized for having to "re-accommodate" customers and characterized the doc as "disruptive and belligerent". United's President Scott Kirby told investors that corporate clients - the big spenders who buy large numbers of airline tickets each year - have been calling on the company to make changes to its customer service in the wake of this incident.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:50

Impaired driving laws will be toughened users who mix alcohol with pot, with penalties rising from a $1,000 fine to life imprisonment, depending on the concentration of drugs and if someone else becomes a victim, either by injury or death, of the impaired person's actions.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:33

She said a general election will provide Britain with five years of strong and stable leadership to see the country through its negotiations with the European Union to make sure "we are able to make a success of the European Union referendum result".

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:30

Investigators searched a home early on Friday in an eastern suburb of Paris believed to be linked to the shooting. Update: According to the Associated Press , a Paris police spokewoman said that the attacker killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:30

A United spokesperson confirmed to NPR that the policy change is "to make sure crews traveling on our aircraft are booked at least 60 minutes prior to departure". While United is modifying its policy when it comes to booking its own crew, it didn't say if the policy of overbooking flights would be changed. American Airlines has said passengers who have boarded the plane will not be removed to free up their seat.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:28

There has been a lot of criticism regarding the workplace environment at Fox after the network's founding chairman, Roger Ailes, was accused of sexual misconduct by a Democratic political consultant, Julie Roginsky . O'Reilly acknowledged the settlements made between 2002 and 2014 but denied the merits of all of the sexual harassment claims made against him. For his part, O'Reilly has claimed that he was targeted because of his high media profile and that he settled to "spare his children ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:20

Sarah Palin said "the culture had to change" at Fox News - following Wednesday's ouster of Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment allegations - and called on women to "stand up and do something about it" when they face similar situations in the workplace.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:15

In 2016 Atkins had 18,000 employees with revenues of approximately £2bn, with a presence in the US, Middle East and Asia, as well as in the United Kingdom and Scandinavia. "Together, we will become part of a larger global organization that will open the door to new opportunities for further growth and development". SNC-Lavalin has offered to Heath Drewett, the current chief financial officer and executive director of Atkins, a promotion to lead WS Atkins within the combined entity, ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:11

About 4.05 million shares traded. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $18.00 price target (up previously from $14.00) on shares of Cypress Semiconductor in a report on Wednesday, March 29th. Cypress Semiconductor had a positive return on equity of 3.52% and a negative net margin of 35.69%. The company reported revenue of $898.47 Million in the same period a year ago.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:11

Here's what you need to know. The tight race has put the worst case scenario for the markets of two extreme candidates making it through to the second round with little possibility of consolidating a coalition in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:01

On the call, Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz said he would have "further conversations with customers and related governmental officials" in an upcoming trip to China that had been planned prior to the incident. " The flight 3411 incident, while undoubtedly a public relations disaster, will most likely not materially affect United's medium- to long-term financial and operational performance ".

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:53

James Craig, the president of the board of directors for the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors, hopes 16 measures announced by Premier Kathleen Wynne this week to cool the hot housing market in southern Ontario will ease the demand for the local market.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:53

IT industry body Nasscom has no objection to the United States protecting its qualified workforce but only wants such measures to be made applicable to all companies instead of just Indian firms. "Any onerous additional restrictions on the H-1B and L-1 visa systems would hurt thousands of USA businesses and their efforts to be more competitive by hindering access to needed talent", Nasscom said in a press release on Wednesday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:42

M. Radhakrishnan, Secretary of the Kerala State Federation of Petroleum Traders, said the decision had evoked a mixed reaction. Annually Rs 2,500 crore ($387.00 million) worth of transactions takes place at fuel stations. The ministry has organised over 35,000 consumer awareness campaigns in the country, in all major regional languages. He said that there are about 38,128 retail outlets with point of sale (POS) machines and more than 86 per cent of retail outlets have digital infrastructure.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:39

The administrators said it was "not possible to assure that the event could be held successfully - or that the safety of Ms. Coulter, the event sponsors, audience and bystanders could be adequately protected". Coulter reportedly also asked Berkeley officials to warn students that "engaging in violence, mayhem or heckling" to prevent the speech would result in expulsion, the statement said.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:32

It is crucial for the party to make way in states such as West Bengal, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, where regional parties dominate the political landscape. According to sources close to him, Pradhan, 48, who is now a Rajya Sabha member from Bihar, has also made no secret of his desire to serve the people of Odisha.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:24

In an extensive interview with explainer website Wait But Why , Musk explained the start-up's ambitions to implant electrodes in human brains so we can one day communicate using " consensual telepathy ". The company will create universal protocols for companies to follow to ensure the responsible development of AI. These computers will be so efficient that in order to keep up with them, humans will have to implant "neural laces" in the brain.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:24

Roared on by their raucous away support, Anderlecht gave United several scares before finally succumbing in the 107th minute. But Ibrahimovic's departure actually added impetus to the United attack, allowing the introduction of Anthony Martial, who replaced Marcus Rashford out wide on the left while the young England striker moved into a more central position up front.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:13

Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) shares edged up 0.90% to $30.27 on Thursday. The stock diminished about -0.54% in the past 5 years, this negative value indicates that the stock constantly going down in previous years as well.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:11

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were up 26c at $53.66 a barrel, on track for a seventh straight session of gains. The IEA said oil stocks in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development industrialized countries fell by 17.2 million barrels in March, although inventories were still 300 million barrels above the five-year average.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:04

That payday is almost double what O'Reilly and the company coughed-up in terms of settlements with five women who had complained about sexual harassment or other inappropriate behavior by the larger than life Fox star. Since then, more than 50 advertisers have abandoned his show. This month, the timeline repeated itself. Exactly two weeks later, O'Reilly was dismissed.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:50

The 457 Visa programme is used mainly to hire foreign workers in the restaurant, IT and medical industries and the majority of such visa holders came from India, Britain and China, reported the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday. Mr Turnbull declared that the 457 visa scheme that helped Australia digest its biggest-ever resources boom without blowing up the economy had "lost its credibility".

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:28

David Perdue, R-Ga., and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, holds up a signed Executive Order, Friday, April 21, 2017 , at the Treasury Department in Washington. And Mnuchin said the orders don't give him any authority he doesn't already have. The other memo will order the Treasury to review a process that designates which non-bank firms could threaten the financial system if they fail.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:01

Telecom regulator Ofcom announced plans for improving access to Openreach's telecom infrastructure, enabling competing providers to connect their own fibre broadband directly and cost-effectively to homes and offices. The consultation concerns Openreach's duct and pole access product, known as physical infrastructure access (PIA) and builds on one held earlier. For example, while it can take days to build 200m of duct using traditional construction methods, fibre cables could be installed in ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:55

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 6 cents at $53.05 a barrel. OPEC members pumped a combined 31.93 million barrels of crude daily last month, down 153,000 bpd from February, the group said in the latest edition of its Monthly Oil Market Report.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:49

The steep drop by IBM came after the company reported first quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates but on weaker than expected revenues. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 80 points, or 0.39%, to 20,443, the S&P 500 was flat lost 0.16 points, or 0.01 percent, to 2,342.03 and the Nasdaq Composite added 23 points, or 0.39%, to 5,873.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:36

Visits and ritual offerings made by proxy to the infamous shrine by Japanese leaders and officials have consistently sparked strong criticism from its victimized Asian neighbors during WWII, including China and South Korea. Seiichi Eto, an aide to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, accompanied Takaichi and the others. Health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki sent a ritual offering, like Abe, but neither was expected to visit, NHK added.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:27

Cory Booker bristled at suggestions commuters were paying now for Christie's decision seven years ago. Christie's harshest criticism went toward David Cruz , a veteran reporter for NJTV News, for asking Christie an "asinine" question about how he felt about letting NJ Transit wither on the vine during his tenure.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:05

Few People had created a controversy over Azaan which the Muslims perform for two minutes and anyone who has a problem with the Azaan should peep out from his swanky apartment with an open heart and understand the uniqueness of India said Asaddidin Owasi.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:58

The event is part of Obama's goals to "encourage and support the next generation of leaders driven by strengthening communities around the country and the world", his office said in a statement. His office did not say what days the former president will be in town or what else he has scheduled, the report added. Kevin Lewis, a spokesman for Obama, told the Chicago Tribune that hundreds are expected to attend the address.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:46

District Judge Sean Cox approved deal and fine - the largest ever levied by the US government against an automaker - negotiated by VW and the Justice Department during a Friday hearing in Detroit . "We let people down and for that we're deeply sorry". Volkswagen has admitted to installing so-called defeat devices on almost 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles in the US that duped environmental regulators.