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Finance Montana governor takes stand for state to honor 'net neutrality'
Author: 0 Montana governor takes stand for state to honor 'net neutrality'

The Internet & Television Association hosted a meeting two weeks ago among ISP members of Broadband for America to discuss the Congressional Review Act measure to rollback the FCC's rescinding of its 2015 net neutrality rules. The FCC's new order, called Restoring Internet Freedom, contains provisions prohibiting states from creating or enforcing their own state-specific net neutrality regulations.

Finance Bay Area serial stowaway arrested at Chicago airport
Author: 0 Bay Area serial stowaway arrested at Chicago airport

The 66-year-old " serial stowaway " was caught yet again after sneaking through security at Chicago's O'Hare Airport last week without a ticket or passport - but not before she made it all the way to London. They said in a statement: "During the initial investigation it was determined that the passenger was screened at the security checkpoint before boarding a flight".

Finance Search underway for woman who fell overboard on cruise
Author: 0 Search underway for woman who fell overboard on cruise

It wasn't immediately clear from which level the woman fell, but according to eyewitness Megan Burdewick, "There was blood everywhere". The Carnival cruise ship is scheduled to arrive back in the United States on January 25, 2018. "We weren't [allowed] off the boat to Freeport until they investigated it". Carnival Cruise Line confirmed the incident with a statement on Monday morning, saying that rescue efforts were underway.

Finance Amazon opens its much-anticipated Amazon Go checkout-free store in Seattle
Author: 0 Amazon opens its much-anticipated Amazon Go checkout-free store in Seattle

This technology can detect when products are taken or returned to the shelves and keeps track of them in your virtual cart. "With permission from Amazon , I tried to trick the store's camera system by wrapping a shopping bag around a $4.35 four-pack of vanilla soda while it was still on a shelf, tucking it under my arm and walking out of the store".

Finance International Monetary Fund projects 2.1% economic growth for Nigeria
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund projects 2.1% economic growth for Nigeria

The IMF expects, "more subdued growth prospects in South Africa, where growth is now expected to remain below 1% in 2018-19, as increased political uncertainty weighs on confidence and investment". According to the report, which was released in Davos on Monday, world growth is expected to exceed 2% in 2018 and 2019. The Office for National Statistics will reveal its preliminary estimate for growth in the final quarter of 2017, and also the full calendar year, on Friday.

Finance OPEC Sees Plummeting Venezuelan Output Offsetting Rising US Production
Author: 0 OPEC Sees Plummeting Venezuelan Output Offsetting Rising US Production

In September 2016, US shale oil production fell to a multiyear low of 4.11 million barrels a day in, but it has climbed by 920,000 barrels a day to more than 5 million barrels a day last November. OPEC's warning and higher output estimates for non-members underlines the continuing report fears by big producer nations that the current rebound in prices - which - could trigger a flood of new U.S.

Finance Walmart Raises Hourly Wages, Hands out $1K bonuses
Author: 0 Walmart Raises Hourly Wages, Hands out $1K bonuses

Dow futures have been above 18,500 since election day 2016 and the USA stock market has not faltered in the Trump-era. The black unemployment rate is at 6.8% - its lowest on record since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began reporting in 1972.

Finance Jobs must be safeguarded following Carillion collapse
Author: 0 Jobs must be safeguarded following Carillion collapse

The task force announced on Thursday was to begin work with a meeting chaired by Business Secretary Greg Clark. Construction giant Carillion was owed £40 million by the Government when it went into liquidation, sources have claimed - as Jeremy Corbyn laid out his intentions to end what he called the "outsourcing racket" in light of the company's collapse.

Finance TV crew arrested after attempt to smuggle fake bomb through airport security
Author: 0 TV crew arrested after attempt to smuggle fake bomb through airport security

The show was due to begin airing later this year... They were attempting to record the panic that they hoped would ensue when TSA officers found the device, an agency source told the Daily News . Said the source, a " TSA bomb tech just happened to be (at the checkpoint)". In a statement, Endemol Shine North America , one of the producers of " Staten Island Hustle ", said there had been "a misunderstanding".

Finance TransCanada to move forward with Keystone XL Pipeline
Author: 0 TransCanada to move forward with Keystone XL Pipeline

A leading opponent of the project, Bold Nebraska, brushed off Thursday's announcement, calling the 500,000-barrel-a-day commitment for a pipeline created to carry 830,000 barrels " shockingly weak ". Opponents scoffed at TransCanada's assertion that construction could begin by 2019. Thursday's announcement on commercial commitments was unchanged from a third quarter update.

Finance United Kingdom to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million
Author: 0 United Kingdom to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

Migrants hoping to stow away on trucks bound for Britain have always been drawn to France's northern coast, with the squalid " Jungle " camp near Calais once housing about 10,000 people before it was bulldozed in late 2016. Macron wants Britain to take more migrants from Calais but no figure was given Thursday. "It is fragile and has never travelled overseas in almost 1,000 years", said the President, adding: "Our shared history is reflected in the loan of the Bayeux".

Finance Debate resumes on key Brexit law
Author: 0 Debate resumes on key Brexit law

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer, speaking during the Bill's third reading in the Commons , said: "This Bill has never been fit for objective: it was not fit for goal when it started its life previous year and after 64 hours at committee and 10 hours at report it is still not fit for goal".

Author: 0 Amazon Reveals 20 Finalists for 2nd headquarters

The Seattle-based internet giant plans to spend more than $5 billion on what it calls HQ2, which will provide 50,000 new high-paying jobs and support thousands of construction and other related positions. The company expects to make a decision this year. Cities are in fierce competition to lure Amazon, which has revolutionized the way people shop. "We are delighted to be among the competitors in the next stage of Amazon's HQ2 search", Gov.

Finance EC disqualifies 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs for holding office of profit
Author: 0 EC disqualifies 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs for holding office of profit

But all the visible and invisible powers in the world help you on your path. God is with you. AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha soon after the EC recommendation tweeted, "EC hasn't even heard the OoP matter on merits and now makes ill-founded recommendations without giving AAP MLAs an opportunity of being heard".

Finance LA Times publisher put on unpaid leave over sexual misconduct accusations
Author: 0 LA Times publisher put on unpaid leave over sexual misconduct accusations

Tronc , the Times' parent company, told the outlet that they were investigating him but have yet to suspend the publisher. On Friday, a tally by the National Labor Relations Board revealed that newsroom employees had voted to form a union , a historic first for the paper, which had always been staunchly anti-union.

Finance Emirates boosts A380 order book
Author: 0 Emirates boosts A380 order book

In November, Airbus suffered the embarrassment of believing it had struck a deal to sell A380s to Emirates, only to see Boeing sit on the podium with the airline and sign a $US15.1 billion ($20.6b) deal. It will also extend the life of the A380 to at least 2029, Airbus had openly admitted that without imminent new deals they would commence termination of the program.

Finance OnePlus Says 40000 Credit Card Numbers Were Stolen From Its Site
Author: 0 OnePlus Says 40000 Credit Card Numbers Were Stolen From Its Site

The data breach at OnePlus may have resulted in several bits of credit card information being stolen. The malicious script operated intermittently, capturing and sending data directly from the user's browser. We have sent out an email to all possibly affected users. The company says that the problem has been taken care of and that is has quarantined the server affected by the malicious program.

Finance Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust
Author: 0 Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust

Posts shared by media outlets may appear more or less frequently in people's News Feeds depending on how trustworthy Facebook's users perceive those outlets to be. Zuckerberg said social media's power to distribute content quickly and widely makes Facebook responsible to promote "high quality news". Facebook recently announced other reforms that, the company estimates, will result in less news in the News Feed overall - from the current 5 percent down to an estimated 4 percent.

Finance US crude falls 2 cents, closing at $63.95 after inventories slip
Author: 0 US crude falls 2 cents, closing at $63.95 after inventories slip

Brent crude's target is $65.52 to $64.53. Oil has been pushed higher by an effort led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation to withhold production since January past year. The internet may have been the greatest innovation of the last 30 years, but the technology that allows for fracking, re-fracking, and horizontal drilling is not far behind it.

Finance Bitcoin price THREAT: Bitcoin WON'T last past 2018 but THIS cryptocurrency WILL
Author: 0 Bitcoin price THREAT: Bitcoin WON'T last past 2018 but THIS cryptocurrency WILL

And it is this session that has rocked the market since the beginning of the week with many claims and counter claims on what the South Korea regulators would do to control or even close down the market for good. One virtual currency exchange, Bitconnect , dived 93 percent late Monday. Hong Nam-ki, minister of the office for government policy coordination, said that opinions on cryptocurrency trading are sharply divided within the government, but vowed to make a decision on regulations ...

Finance Amazon to raise cost of monthly Prime membership by $2 in February
Author: 0 Amazon to raise cost of monthly Prime membership by $2 in February

Since its $3.3 billion acquisition of Jet and the hire of Jet founder Lore, Walmart appears to believe that Amazon's emphasis on Prime has left a segment of e-commerce to be disrupted. Free two-day shipping enthusiasts, listen up: the price of a monthly Amazon Prime membership is going up. Amazon is bumping up the price of its monthly Prime membership.

Finance Tom Buchanan had 'incredible experience' in Abu Dhabi event
Author: 0 Tom Buchanan had 'incredible experience' in Abu Dhabi event

Fleetwood, the reigning Race to Dubai champion on the European Tour , agreed. Campillo was one of three players - along with 11th-placed duo Branden Grace and Dustin Johnson - to sign for eight under on their second round, placing him one stroke ahead of Ross Fisher, Alexander Levy and overnight leader Tommy Fleetwood.

Finance Technology companies lead US stocks higher in early trading
Author: 0 Technology companies lead US stocks higher in early trading

Also Wednesday, the S&P 500 gained 0.9 percent, closing at 2,802.56. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 26,000 points for the first time on Wednesday. Laszlo Birinyi, longtime strategist and founder of Birinyi Associates, said earlier Tuesday that he sees clear signs the market is going into a period of consolidation, and he is now not setting a target for the S&P 500, after it crossed his last one at 2,760.

Finance Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to Reno
Author: 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to Reno

Later in 2016, then president-elect Donald Trump publicly called out Apple's reliance on China, telling The New York Times that he would "get Apple to build a big plant in the United States, or many big plants in the United States". The company said it will add 20,000 American jobs at existing campuses, as well as a new campus. Apple had to build the facility to quality for all its $89 million in tax abatements negotiated with state and local governments.

Finance Public sector looks for ways to plug gap left by Carillion
Author: 0 Public sector looks for ways to plug gap left by Carillion

It came after its former chief executive Richard Howson, who left in disgrace a year ago as shares plunged, was revealed to have got a £600,000 bonus while leading the construction empire to its doom. "So many of our public services are at risk - school meals services, hospital cleaning services, maintenance contracts, Army housing, are all at risk because of the way this company has been run".

Finance Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed over 2014 pro-democracy protest
Author: 0 Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed over 2014 pro-democracy protest

Nathan Law, who lost his seat for the post-Occupy Central party Demosisto following a ruling by Beijing, said he was "extremely disappointed" by the prosecution of Occupy Central activists. "They can lock up our body, but they can't lock up our mind", Wong said. It's the latest legal setback for Wong, who has been involved in multiple court cases in the aftermath of the protests, including one that also resulted in a prison sentence, which he's appealing.

Finance Gov. Cuomo Unveils 2018 Budget Proposal, Calls for Major Change Against Washington
Author: 0 Gov. Cuomo Unveils 2018 Budget Proposal, Calls for Major Change Against Washington

That exodus, and the reasons behind it, should have been the focus of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2018 budget message. "We will restore citizen confidence and ensure management competence". It's just too big a deficit and the choice of cutting education or cutting health care, I don't think is a place anyone wants to go to this year. As for public colleges, the budget is insufficient as proposed by Cuomo, argued the leader of the SUNY faculty union, Fred Kowal.

Finance Supergroup (SGP) Given New GBX 2260 Price Target at Berenberg Bank
Author: 0 Supergroup (SGP) Given New GBX 2260 Price Target at Berenberg Bank

M Partners maintained the shares of FB in report on Friday, May 13 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, January 11. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 13 by Bank of America. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Monday, October 9 to "Sell". The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 28.

Finance API Reports Seventh Large Crude Draw In Seven Weeks
Author: 0 API Reports Seventh Large Crude Draw In Seven Weeks

MCX Crude oil futures closed at Rs 4084 per barrel yesterday, flat on the day after hitting highs near Rs 4100 levels. Brent futures settled 23 cents higher at $69.38 a barrel while U.S. In November, oil ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC member nations agreed to extend output cuts for the duration of 2018. Oil prices rose on Wednesday on tightening supply and strong global demand although some analysts warned of a downward correction after a more than 13per cent price rise in a month.

Finance Bank of Canada increases overnight rate target to 1 1/4 per cent
Author: 0 Bank of Canada increases overnight rate target to 1 1/4 per cent

A class-action lawsuit filed in a US court alleges six Canadian banks and three others conspired to increase the profitability of their derivatives trading business by manipulating an interest rate benchmark for about seven years. In the coming months, according to the BoC , "consumption and residential investment are expected to contribute less to growth, given higher interest rates and new mortgage guidelines".

Finance Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas Sells 69229 Shares of Ford Motor (F)
Author: 0 Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas Sells 69229 Shares of Ford Motor (F)

Investors have been carefully witnessing the recent activity of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) stock. It closed at $44.19 lastly. About 57.11M shares traded or 68.78% up from the average. M Secs stated it has 0.27% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) market capitalization at present is $23.22B at the rate of $20.01 a share.

Finance China is revealing its 2017 GDP. Here's what analysts expect
Author: 0 China is revealing its 2017 GDP. Here's what analysts expect

Policy sources told Reuters previously that China will still keep its GDP growth target at around 6.5 per cent in 2018 as Beijing seeks to balance efforts to reduce debt risks while keeping the economy on a steady footing. "The priority this year is to control risks, especially financial risks". Healthy growth in 2017 was seen as particularly important for China's leaders.

Finance Thought 2017 was bad? 2018 could be much worse
Author: 0 Thought 2017 was bad? 2018 could be much worse

These accounted for two thirds of all malicious emails and included the WannaCry virus that hit the NHS and infected 300,000 computers across 150 countries. Following a year of widespread uncertainty, instability and fragility, global economic recovery is under way, offering new opportunities for progress, higher stock markets, gross domestic product growth and the unwinding of "exceptional" policies by the world's major banks.

Finance Bank of America shares fall on Q4 Revenue miss
Author: 0 Bank of America shares fall on Q4 Revenue miss

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) has risen 2.68% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.58% the S&P500. Bank of America announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, December 5th that allows the company to buyback $5.00 billion in shares.

Finance Dow Hits 26000 for First Time as Trump Market Rally Makes History
Author: 0 Dow Hits 26000 for First Time as Trump Market Rally Makes History

The S&P 500 was up 18.09 points, or 0.65 percent, at 2,804.33 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 62.08 points, or 0.85 percent, at 7,323.14. On Friday, stocks booked their second-straight week of gains and ended at record levels. The advance helped lift exporter shares in Asia, with Japan's Nikkei hitting its highest since 1991. Glenveagh Properties rose 0.7 per cent to €1.24 on a day when it announced four senior management appointments.

Finance Inflation Falls by 0.53% to 15.37% in December 2017
Author: 0 Inflation Falls by 0.53% to 15.37% in December 2017

The report stated that it became 11th consecutive disinflation (slowdown in the inflation rate though still positive) in headline year -on- year inflation since January 2017. On the prospect of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) raising interest rates again following November's rise to combat inflation, he added: "The MPC is unlikely to feel pressured into raising rates again very soon".