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Finance Simple graphs tell a sad story about South Africa
Author: 0 Simple graphs tell a sad story about South Africa

National Treasury said in a statement on Thursday that it had "noted Fitch's decision not to further downgrade South Africa deeper into "junk status". S&P said its outlook on South Africa is "stable", meaning credit metrics are not expected to change significantly over the next year. The rand fell as much as 2 per cent to 14.1585 per U.S.

Finance U.S. soldiers removed from White House detail amid probe
Author: 0 U.S. soldiers removed from White House detail amid probe

The personnel, part of the White House Communications Agency, broke curfew while in Vietnam, The Washington Post reported . The White House Communications Agency handles technical support for presidential and vice presidential events and provides secure communications.

Finance Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones: 'I Appreciate' Trump Tweeting About NFL Anthem Protests
Author: 0 Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones: 'I Appreciate' Trump Tweeting About NFL Anthem Protests

Jerry actually has a hard time answering the question because he doesn't want it to seem like he's giving Garrett and his staff a vote of confidence. Jerry Jones won't be hauling his ownership colleagues to court, he says. He was not sacked. It takes less than a minute . It's pretty simple what has happened to Dallas in its three-game losing streak. After a lot of shoving and a few punches thrown, and TCU coach Gary Patterson among those trying to keep his players from running all the ...

Finance YouTube cracks down on child exploitation videos
Author: 0 YouTube cracks down on child exploitation videos

In a blog post , YouTube's Vice President of Product Management Johanna Wright claimed they've always taken a hard stance against child abuse on the website but they're now removing content that features any sort of child endangerment-regardless of the uploader's intent.

Finance Equities close with gains; durables, IT stocks top gainers (Second Lead)
Author: 0 Equities close with gains; durables, IT stocks top gainers (Second Lead)

The 30-share BSE Sensex finished at 33,679 - a three-week high - and the Nifty closed a little short of 10,400. FMCG stock Hindustan Unilever will be in focus as the company is set to reduce prices by 7-10 percent on an average across products such as detergents, cosmetics, deodorants and packaged foods following the reduction in GST from 28 percent to 18 percent.

Finance CBS and Dish Network cut deal to end three-day blackout
Author: 0 CBS and Dish Network cut deal to end three-day blackout

CBS and Dish Network resolved a dispute over the fees the satellite TV provider pays to the broadcaster, ending a three-day blackout that affected customers across 26 states. Dish's statement also pointed out that viewership data "reveals that on CBS Sports Network, Pop and Smithsonian Channel, average viewership is down more than 10 percent in the past three years".

Finance Get ready for Black Friday shopping
Author: 0 Get ready for Black Friday shopping

The discounts keep on going until Cyber Monday , which is always the first Monday after Black Friday , so this year it will fall on November 27. Last year, Thanksgiving weekend sales in stores in the US were down 4.2 per cent, while foot traffic fell 4.4 per cent, according to data from RetailNext, a retail analytics firm.

Finance Darrelle Revis signs two-year contract with Chiefs
Author: 0 Darrelle Revis signs two-year contract with Chiefs

The 32-year-old has not been on an National Football League roster since the New York Jets released him after the 2016 season. According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , Revis' deal with the Chiefs is for two years, with the minimum this year and "no fully guaranteed money" in 2018.

Finance Nokia 2 will go on sale for Rs
Author: 0 Nokia 2 will go on sale for Rs

Placed firmly in the budget segment, the Nokia 2 comes in three colour combinations of Pewter/Black, Pewter/White, and Copper/Black. As part of launch offers, Reliance Jio is giving Nokia 2 users additional 45GB 4G data. The device will receive an upgrade to the latest Android 8.0 Oreo soon, but HMD Global did not confirm exactly when. So, are you planning to buy the cheapest Android-powered smartphone from Nokia? The design of the device mainly consists of polycarbonate panels ...

Finance US Authorities Arrest Two On Major Energy Corruption Scheme
Author: 0 US Authorities Arrest Two On Major Energy Corruption Scheme

CEFC China Energy released a statement late Tuesday "in response to some media reports" that He Zhiping, the general secretary of the fund, was being "prosecuted by the U.S. Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Blanco said the scheme involved bribes at the "highest levels of the governments" of two nations. The two men were officially charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and global money laundering.

Finance Syrians arrested in German terror raids
Author: 0 Syrians arrested in German terror raids

Six Syrian men aged between 20 and 28-years-old were taken into custody, prosecutors in Frankfurt said in a statement. Police had been holding the men since Tuesday (November 21) after around 500 officers raided eight apartments in different areas of Germany.

Finance Thanksgiving Day Grocery Store Hours
Author: 0 Thanksgiving Day Grocery Store Hours

Safeway All Safeway stores will also be open on Thanksgiving Day, but hours will vary. Walmart: Most Walmart stores will be open regular hours on Thursday. Big Lots stores opened at 7am on Thanksgiving. Macy's will open 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and 6 a.m. on Black Friday - Their deals are detailed here.

Finance Walt Disney Co (DIS) Forms Double Bottom; Strong Momentum for Sellers
Author: 0 Walt Disney Co (DIS) Forms Double Bottom; Strong Momentum for Sellers

Nokota Management Lp decreased Disney Walt Co ( DIS ) stake by 88.37% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Financial Advisory Serv invested in 0.12% or 3,677 shares. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Walt Disney Company (The) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Therefore 53% are positive.

Finance Robinho given prison sentence in Italy for 2013 sexual assault
Author: 0 Robinho given prison sentence in Italy for 2013 sexual assault

Robinho had previously been accused of sexual assault during his City days, but was ultimately cleared of any wrongdoing. He was playing for AC Milan at the time and a tribunal today reportedly ruled he was found guilty with five other men of sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman.

Finance Bankruptcy code to be amended
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Under the revised rules, borrowers whose loan accounts are classed as non-performing for a year or more will not be eligible to bid for the assets in bankruptcy proceedings, the ministry said. Over 300 cases have already been approved by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to be taken up under the law, implemented by the corporate affairs ministry.

Finance The best time to leave for Thanksgiving trips
Author: 0 The best time to leave for Thanksgiving trips

AAA expects Wednesday to have the highest number of vehicles on the road, with Saturday and Sunday also busy, as almost 265,000 Idahoans travel this week. "So, all the kids are here, two families, no, in fact, five families are here". At its peak, drivers on Chicago's interstates, for example, could see a delay of almost 300 percent over the optimal trip.

Finance Deere & Company (DE) Q4 Earnings Easily Top Expectations
Author: 0 Deere & Company (DE) Q4 Earnings Easily Top Expectations

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America raised its stake in shares of Deere & by 1.4% during the 1st quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 60,627 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $6,246,000 after buying an additional 1,189 shares during the last quarter.

Finance EasyJet hails
Author: 0 EasyJet hails "robust" performance despite profit dip

The firm's share price rose 7% to £13.65 on the release of its final results for 2017 on Tuesday morning, which showed total revenue up 8.1% on past year and passenger numbers up 9.7%. Analysts at Liberum said that while the airline's outlook was "encouraging", it was also "mixed". Eurowing also sees fares stabilizing next year. The share price was up almost 7 percent at 1365 pence by 1138 GMT after Carolyn McCall landed her last set of results before joining British broadcaster ITV ITV ...

Finance BP plc (LON:BP) Insider Brian Gilvary Acquires 63 Shares
Author: 0 BP plc (LON:BP) Insider Brian Gilvary Acquires 63 Shares

On Monday, September 11th, Brian Gilvary acquired 70 shares of BP plc stock. It closed at $50.99 lastly. It is up 0.00% since November 22, 2016 and is. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the company. It has a 19.02 P/E ratio. It offers clients streamlined consumer payment processing and transaction routing in an integrated solution, through MultiPay.

Finance Cytokinetics, Incorporated (CYTK) Downgraded to
Author: 0 Cytokinetics, Incorporated (CYTK) Downgraded to "Sell" at ValuEngine

Cytokinetics, Incorporated's beta is 1.82 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 0.95. ValuEngine raised shares of Cytokinetics, from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. The Mean Recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. Of those transactions, there were 358,750 shares of CYTK bought and 287,299 shares sold.

Finance Meg Whitman Steps Down As CEO of Hewlett Packard
Author: 0 Meg Whitman Steps Down As CEO of Hewlett Packard

These holdings make up 63.42% of the company's outstanding shares. The stock increased or $0 during the last trading session, hitting $. Synovus Financial Corp lifted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 11.5% during the 2nd quarter.

Finance Net Neutrality is to be abandoned by the FCC
Author: 0 Net Neutrality is to be abandoned by the FCC

Relying more heavily on the public promises of internet providers is a departure from current net neutrality rules, which lay out clear bans against selectively blocking or slowing websites, as well as speeding up websites that agree to pay the providers a fee.

Finance Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO
Author: 0 Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

Mesri said he would release the material and destroy data unless he was paid $5.5 million in bitcoin currency, the indictment charges. In late July and into August, Mesri leaked some of the HBO material on the Internet through websites under his control, then promoted the leaks through e-mails to the press and on a Twitter account, prosecutors say.

Finance Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder
Author: 0 Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder

Chests and dressers from Ikea's MALM line have been recalled due to a tipping hazard, according to a release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission on November 21, 2017. For either of those options, just log on to Ikea's website or you can call them toll-free. This death prompted Tuesday's reminder from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and IKEA.

Finance Tencent becomes first Asian company to be valued over US$500 billion
Author: 0 Tencent becomes first Asian company to be valued over US$500 billion

Facebook is now worth a little over $519 billion. Its market capitalisation, or total value of all the shares in circulation, stood at 3.99 trillion Hong Kong dollars ($510.7 billion) at the market close. tech companies such as Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Alphabet, who have all also surpassed the $500 billion valuation mark. Tencent is also an avid investor overseas.

Finance Yellen resigns from Fed board
Author: 0 Yellen resigns from Fed board

Yellen said she would ensure that a smooth transition to the next to be Fed chairman Jerome Powell goes as she steps down. Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chair, will speak Tuesday evening at New York University's Stern School in one of the last appearances of her tenure at the central bank.

Finance Uber orders huge fleet of autonomous Volvos
Author: 0 Uber orders huge fleet of autonomous Volvos

The partnership, set to begin in 2019, would see Volvo providing Uber with examples of its flagship XC90 SUV, fitted with high-tech autonomous technology. With several cities in the USA contemplating to allow driverless taxis, the latest deal is slated to proliferate the autonomous auto market, with Volvo cars being fully self-driven, that is ferrying passengers to their destinations with zero human intervention.

Finance Gas Pipe Explodes, Ignites Fire in Orion Township, Michigan
Author: 0 Gas Pipe Explodes, Ignites Fire in Orion Township, Michigan

The fire burned itself out after responders cut off the flow of gas on either end of a 7-mile section of the line. The Orion Township Fire Department and Consumers Energy are both at the scene. Helicopter footage released by sheriff's officials offers a look at the 18-foot-deep crater left by a natural gas line explosion that occurred in Metro Detroit Monday night.

Finance Drivers to see highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014
Author: 0 Drivers to see highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014

The busy holiday travel season is here, with over two million New Englanders traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, according to predictions from AAA . In order to have a pleasant trip, drivers should do their homework. "Folks looking to stay in the Carolinas or even wherever they're from in the surrounding areas may tend to do so with a road trip".

Finance MPs Put Pressure On Government For 'Gig Economy' Reform
Author: 0 MPs Put Pressure On Government For 'Gig Economy' Reform

The Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees today published a joint report and draft bill to close the loopholes that allow companies to use bogus "self-employment" status as a route to cheap labour and tax avoidance.

Finance DOJ sues to block AT&T-Time Warner merger
Author: 0 DOJ sues to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

He said so-called vertical mergers, between companies that are not direct competitors, are routinely approved. "We see no legitimate reason for our merger to be treated differently", the statement said. Those comments came after media reports that the Justice Department might requirethe sale of some assets such as Turner, CNN itself or or satellite TV service DirecTV.

Finance Uber's massive Volvo order is a big self-driving step
Author: 0 Uber's massive Volvo order is a big self-driving step

The non-exclusive agreement between Volvo and Uber follows last year's announcement of a strategic partnership between the two firms, which resulted in 100 autonomous XC90s being used by Uber in a driverless taxi trial in Pittsburgh, US.

Finance Thanksgiving Week weather in East Cobb: Sunny days, chilly nights
Author: 0 Thanksgiving Week weather in East Cobb: Sunny days, chilly nights

Tuesday will be the warmest day of the week with a southerly wind allowing temps to reach into the 50s and 60s. Winds will return to the southwest at 5 to 10 miles per hour. High pressure will continue to build in from the west. Highs will max out mainly in the 60s, with overnight lows in the 40s. High temperatures in Salt Lake City will be in the upper 40s.

Finance London's buses turn to coffee to power them through the day
Author: 0 London's buses turn to coffee to power them through the day

Biofuels produced from cooking oil and tallow from meat processing already powers some of London's 9,500 buses, according to the BBC . According to official figures in 2015, London's buses used 240 million liters of diesel fuel a year. Sinead Lynch , Shell's United Kingdom country chair, said: "We're pleased to be able to support bio-bean to trial this innovative new energy solution which can help to power buses, keeping Londoners moving around the city - powered in part by their waste ...

Finance Pink, Kelly Clarkson Open 2017 AMAs With Emotional Duet
Author: 0 Pink, Kelly Clarkson Open 2017 AMAs With Emotional Duet

The duet was intro'd by Jamie Foxx, who began by saying that "we needed the power of music to help us heal" from so much that happened this year. Even though we are different, we do have a lot of similarities. Clarkson also said that people have been comparing her to Pink and acting as though they are competition for each other. "I'm honestly looking forward to me and Pink".

Finance World's longest aircraft the 'Flying Bum' seriously damaged after it crashes AGAIN
Author: 0 World's longest aircraft the 'Flying Bum' seriously damaged after it crashes AGAIN

Manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) said it was investigating why the £25 million aircraft broke free, adding its hull was created to rip open and deflate in the event of coming loose. The Airlander 10 took a test flight Friday (16 November) at 15.11 GMT and landed successfully at 16.18 GMT at Cardington Airfield. According to Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd, the aircraft was not flying at the time of the incident but instead was on its mooring masts.

Finance Trader Joe's Recalls Packaged Salads Over Glass Shards Fear
Author: 0 Trader Joe's Recalls Packaged Salads Over Glass Shards Fear

The recalled salads are sold in nine states, including Arizona, with use-by date codes from November 10 through November 21 and U.S.D, A. The products affected are "Trader Joe's White Meat Chicken Salad", "Trader Joe's Curried White Chicken Deli Salad", and "Trader Joe's Turkey Cranberry Apple Salad".

Finance Purchase of more Rafales was raised by France last month: Defence Minister
Author: 0 Purchase of more Rafales was raised by France last month: Defence Minister

The defence minister also attacked the Congress by blaming it for sitting for 10 years on plans to buy the fighter jets that the Indian Air Force needed. He said the Defence Minister's statement that the purchase was done on an on emergency basis was wrong. Sitharaman said in 2012, Rafale was identified as the lowest bidder.

Finance Elon Musk's firm Tesla goes cap in hand to customers
Author: 0 Elon Musk's firm Tesla goes cap in hand to customers

Meanwhile, the company posted a record quarterly loss of $619 million in its most recent quarter. Trucks account for almost a quarter of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions in the US, according to government statistics. But most of that growth is expected to be for smaller, medium-duty haulers like garbage trucks or delivery vans. Megachargers, a new high-speed DC charging solution, will add about 400 miles in 30 minutes and can be installed at origin or destination points and ...