Economy

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:39

It has been quickly adopted as a popular global guide. The results are in for the Speedtest Global Index broadband speed results for December 2017 and Australia came in at a measly 55, down two spots and below Kazakhstan, Guam and Qatar.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:36

The forthcoming Honda Accord will also use Qualcomm's Snapdragon Automotive Platform to power in-car applications on the vehicle's infotainment and navigation systems, alongside a Qualcomm 4G LTE to support the Hondalink vehicle connectivity system.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:49

These issues have led a United Kingdom parliamentary committee to make a bold recommendation: a 25 pence (about 34 cent) "latte levy" on every cup sold, potentially raising the cost of coffee-based drinks about 10 percent each. Even then though, the British government questioned those systems, writing, "Despite having spent years talking about the problem, industry's voluntary commitments have been inconsistent and ineffective", pointing out that some of these efforts were even "introduced ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:14

Volunteer bell ringers manned Red Kettles throughout St. Clair County until the night of December 23 to raise funds to help area families in need. "Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our campaign". "The generosity of businesses who sponsored match days, welcomed kettles at their doorways and counter kettles at their registers throughout the campaign, made an important contribution to the success of this beloved annual tradition", said Craig Shuler, Red Kettle Committee Chair.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:54

An Army spokesperson told Business Insider that they were looking into the matter. "Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart", Trump wrote on Saturday, defending himself against the "Fake News Mainstream Media" and its recent and persistent attacks on his mental stability and intelligence.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:28

It's still mounted on your windshield and will still offer Global Positioning System navigation using its OLED display. The Garmin Speak Plus is also flawless for those of you who want to capture a freak event on the road and upload the footage to YouTube; the camera will automatically record all driving footage when you're out and about to better your chances of becoming an online sensation.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:15

The Associated Press reported , an inbound WestJet aircraft with 168 passengers was waiting for a gate when it was struck by a Sunwing aircraft pushing back. The Westjet flight had arrived from Cancun, Mexico, before the incident with a Sunwing jet. "Emergency groups were available and reacted instantly", Westjet said in an announcement.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:47

Prior to leading the company, he also played a big part of setting up a joint venture with General Motors back in 1984 called the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. The rural house that marks the automaker's birthplace is as preserved as a historic monument. The company name is spelled with a "t" instead of a "d" because that is considered to be luckier in Japanese culture.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:29

In a statement on its decision, the board notes inflation moved up sharply to 3.2% in November 2017, having been at 1. The median forecast for the key rate at the end of this year is 2.75 percent. Money markets have priced in higher rates. Romanian debt managers tender 500 million lei ($129.87 million) worth of July 2027 treasury bonds. "The central bank chose to raise the deposit facility rate to 1.0% per annum from 0.75% per annum and the lending facility rate to 3.0% per annum from ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:18

When asked to comment on the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's statement that the scheme was being implemented at a snail's pace in the state, Sundararajan said, "The main issues earlier raised by the Orissa government was that in terms of telecom indicators, it is one of the backward states".

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:16

The Commonwealth's independent FOI watchdog, the Australian Information Commissioner, last month ordered Treasury release the documents, after its initial refusal in June 2016. "The most important thing about these documents is it goes to Scott Morrison and Malcolm Turnbull's character", Mr Bowen told AM. In the recently released documents, the resulting impact Labor's policy would have had on investors is described as having "some downward pressure on property prices in the short-term, ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:33

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have tested three strains from flu patients in Washington and found all were strains included in the 2017-18 flu vaccine, the Washington Department of Health said in its flu report for the week ending December 23.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:14

However, on Friday, fans of both services, Anime Strike and Heera, were pleased to see that the niche content of the channels were available through Amazon Prime Video. The discontinuation of the service has been confirmed by a spokesperson for Amazon , who also said that the Anime Strike's "curated catalogs" have been moved into Prime Video, along with contents from Heera, another add-on service that offered Bollywood content.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:21

ASUS calls it a slim-bezel NanoEdge Full HD Display, and the bezels are thinner than you'd have found a few years ago, offering a more compact body. However, leading the pack are the latest entries in its ZenBook lineup, the ZenBook 13 and ZenBook Flip 14 .

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:54

China had the highest number of miners because the county has very low electricity. It appears China will simply make it too expensive to mine by increasing electricity prices, land taxes, and acting on the currency's fairly bad environmental record.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:19

The Cleveland Browns finished their season with the unfortunate distinction of joining the ranks of 0-16. Despite frigid temperatures , attendees, dozens of vehicles, a rock band and a group holding 28 tombstones made a lap around the stadium.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:07

The Chinese electronic toy manufacturer VTech and its US subsidiary have agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges from the US Federal Trade Commission concerning for violating US children's privacy, the commission said in a press release.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:25

Miami, Orlando and Tampa are among the US cities with the highest daily average gas price this year, which range from $2.65 to $2.95 a gallon. The average American household will spend $1,898 on gas this year, compared to $1,765 in 2016 and $1,566 in 2015, according to the price outlook.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:04

Nationwide, CHIP provides health care coverage to 9 million low-to-moderate-income children and about 370,000 pregnant women, cleveland.com's Sabrina Eaton reports. 1827. While Congress ultimately passed a six-month stopgap for CHIP and a handful of other health programs in frantic budget negotiations in late December, the original plan was to pass a full five-year reauthorization of the program.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:04

The decision is a setback to President Donald Trump 's efforts to prop up ailing coal-fired plants and nuclear power stations, as well as the mining industry. Today's action directs operators of the regional wholesale power markets to provide information as to whether FERC and the markets need to take additional action on resilience of the bulk power system.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:32

A view of the United Arab Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE, as seen on November 8, 2017. The police have arrested a 37-year-old Indonesian woman, identified only as Hani, who they think secretly gave birth on the flight, EY474. "The woman was in economy class but then laid on a business class seat with an oxygen mask", crew member Francesco Calore told AFP . The check-in hall at the newly opened terminal 3 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, early ...

by | January 08, 2018 | 21:28

Lidl said the move was part of its plan to invest £1.45bn in its United Kingdom operations in 2017-18, and 1 million square foot warehouse on the 58-acre Luton estate would be its 16 British warehousing centre. A new junction of the M1, J11A, has recently been opened, giving direct access to the 630-acre site. Ingo Fischer, the retailer's board director for expansion and development, said: 'As more London households choose to shop at Lidl we are committed to the continued investment in ...

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:47

The news sent shares soaring almost 8% in premarket trading, continuing a big turnaround in recent months for the stock. "In addition, we experienced positive sales in our stores driven by stronger traffic". rose 2.7% to $81.55 after the specialty retailer raised its sales and profit outlook for its fourth quarter, citing stronger performance across its business during the holiday season.

by | January 08, 2018 | 21:10

The stock increased 5.91% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $20.6. About 9.64 million shares traded. General Motors Company had 81 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. $453,600 worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was sold by Hinrichs Joseph R. FARLEY JR JAMES D sold $285,000 worth of stock or 25,000 shares. Reliance Trust Co Of Delaware holds 7,812 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:18

Meanwhile, West Texas Intermediate gained 0.26 per cent, to United States dollars 61.60 per barrel, while Brent crude, worldwide benchmark, rose 0.19 per cent at USD 67.75. Rising U.S. production is the main factor countering output cuts led by the Middle East-dominated Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and by Russian Federation, which began in January previous year and are set to last through 2018.

by | January 08, 2018 | 21:27

Toyota is bidding to become a major player in driverless technology by producing a new autonomous vehicle platform that can be configured by companies it partners with. That would involve both hardware and software customization. Until then, Toyota and the rest of its Alliance will be putting their heads together to brainstorm ways we'll interact with these sharable, shapeshifting, self-driving shipping containers well into the future.

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:47

WBBH , the NBC affiliate in Fort Myers, reporter that Dante Bencivenga, 58, was waiting for a Spirit flight to MI on Thursday when he fell asleep at the gate, and the attendant noticed he smelled like alcohol. Bencivenga was ultimately arrested after telling the officer to "go ahead and put the bracelets on me", because "I'm not leaving". Bencivenga was told not to return to airport property for one year and was booked into the Lee County Jail before being released Friday morning on $2,250 ...

by | January 08, 2018 | 21:00

Under the new offer , IndiGo tickets on flights between Delhi and Chandigarh are available for a fare of Rs 899. "We are delighted to announce this Three Day Special Offer which will help flyers plan their itineraries in advance and are hopeful that the offer will be popular with our flyers".

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:13

The company will "re-allocate spend across our portfolio, to focus on those areas where our pipeline, and our scientific expertise, is strongest", it said in a statement picked up by Reuters . Pfizer also said it will start a venture fund committed to neuroscience. According to the company's latest pipeline update, candidates that look set to be dropped - or potentially become licensing candidates - include dopamine 1 activator PF-06649751 for Parkinson's, now in phase II.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:10

PadMan co-producer Prernaa Arora (owner of KriArj Entertainment) on Saturday told news agency PTI that they plan to release PadMan as per schedule on January 25. with clash". The release of Padmavat is also being opposed by several Rajput outfits, who have alleged that the film distorts historical facts. Whether or not Padmavati releases, the controversy will indeed remain a big history in of all time.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:12

Previous Garmin devices would only let you control the music on your phone, so the 645 Music brings a new sense of independence. The new skills come in the form of the Garmin Forerunner 645 Music, a new fitness device that will offer the full Global Positioning System and heart rate tracking you expect - as well as whole load of other sport-specific metrics - but with the ability to connect to Bluetooth headphones and enjoy music while working out, with no phone required.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:13

Menus will change every six months, with examples including a couscous salad for starter, chicken casserole or vegetarian tomato farfalle for main course, and Pots and Co salted caramel and chocolate mousse for dessert. The new seats, created to help BA keep prices low, will be set to a "gentle" recline but won't allow passengers to recline them any further. BRITISH AIRWAYS has revamped meals on its long-haul flights, with new options including Magnum ice creams and Graze snack boxes.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:05

Snow, freezing rain and sleet is in store for Monday, starting with an 80 percent chance of precipitation between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and a 30 percent chance before 7 p.m. That mixture "would lead to hazardous conditions on untreated surfaces", the weather service said in a hazardous outlook statement for late afternoon into the early evening.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:22

The list indicated that the Prices Corner Sears auto center will close in late January, with a liquidation sales getting under way next week. Hay, 23, said she has shopped at Sears for much of her life, but she hasn't bought much there recently except tools.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:07

Last October the vehicle manufacturer announced it was cutting 400 production roles due to reduced production levels, with those staff leaving before Christmas. 'The company remains confident in the ability of the Ellesmere Port workforce to deliver the necessary improvements in financial performance'. The four millionth Vauxhall Astra rolled off the production line at the Ellesmere Port factory in September.