Monday August 20-th, 2018

Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China

China's Ministry of Transport said the missing people are its crew - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis. Rescue efforts are being hampered by fire in and around the tanker and by bad weather. The Chinese vessel, carrying grain from the USA, suffered mi...

Nissan Online Newsroom: Nissan Brain-to-Vehicle technology redefines future of driving Nissan Online Newsroom: Nissan Brain-to-Vehicle technology redefines future of driving

While this may sound like an uninteresting development, since the B2V's actions are nearly imperceptible to the driver, it's actually designed with a driverless vehicle in mind. The new technology is based on forecasting and detection. In addition, t...

Meltdown, Spectre Chip Flaws: Who's Affected

Researchers at Google's Project Zero and academic institutions including the Graz University of Technology in Austria discovered the problem previous year and disclosed it Wednesday. The Android 2018-01-05 Security Patch Level is the first fix ...

Maryland native DeWanda Wise to make Marvel movie debut in 'Captain Marvel'

Since SDCC, the movie's release date shifted several times until locking down March 6, 2019. Less than a year later, however, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #16 came out. The Captain Marvel movie has been assembling quite a cast. She'll be joining a c...

Government Forecasts Reduction In 2017-18 GDP Growth To 6.5% Government Forecasts Reduction In 2017-18 GDP Growth To 6.5%

Lower than expected tax and non-tax revenues and the implementation of goods and services tax (GST ), along with other factors, are expected to drive down this fiscal's national income or gross domestic product ( GDP ) growth to 6.5% from 7.1% last ...

Wind Chills to 30 below — Metro Detroit Weather Wind Chills to 30 below — Metro Detroit Weather

The high on Saturday will be around 10, with a wind chill of -29 at times. Actual temperatures this afternoon are near zero degrees. In addition to the low wind chills, lake effect snow will cause problems the next few days. Black Ice will be a...

Iceland becomes first country to make gender pay gap illegal Iceland becomes first country to make gender pay gap illegal

The quantum of penalty has not been detailed but the law clearly states that the penalty for failing to comply with the law could amount up to ISK 50,000 per day. For the past nine years, it has been ranked by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as the ...

Uber founder Kalanick to net $1.4bn from share sale Uber founder Kalanick to net $1.4bn from share sale

Kalanick plans on selling 29 percent of his 10 percent stake in the company, as part of its recent deal with Softbank, netting the ex-exec about $1.4 billion, according to Bloomberg. Yet, an agreement between Uber and the Softbank-led investor group ...

Man 'smearing feces' causes United Airlines flight to be redirected to Alaska Man 'smearing feces' causes United Airlines flight to be redirected to Alaska

The captain decided that the issue was enough to force a diversion and headed towards the Alaskan city. Passengers on a Hong Kong-bound flight from O'Hare International Airport made an unexpected landing in Alaska after a man made a mess in two of ...

City's unemployment rate 5.9 per cent in December City's unemployment rate 5.9 per cent in December

In December, the unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 per cent, down from 5.9 per cent the month before, to reach its lowest mark since comparable data became available in 1976. That number has come down significantly since it peaked at 9.1 million in 20...

Full list of Sears and Kmart stores that are closing Full list of Sears and Kmart stores that are closing

Sears Holdings, which owns both Sears and Kmart, made the announcement Thursday, building on months of similar closings aimed at getting the company on solid financial footing. Full list of closings . The shuttering of big box retail space has been...

AirlineRatings.com names the safest airlines for 2018 AirlineRatings.com names the safest airlines for 2018

Air New Zealand has been named the Safest Airline in the world, probably because everyone watches their hilarious safety videos and knows exactly what to do in an emergency. When we plan holidays, we usually go with the cheapest flight on offer be...

State Sen. Scott Wiener introduces California net neutrality bill State Sen. Scott Wiener introduces California net neutrality bill

Pai, who will be missing his first CES in five years, was scheduled to participate in a "candid conversation" alongside acting chairwoman of the FTC Maureen Ohlhausen that was to be moderated by CTA president Gary Shapiro. It's not the first time...

Apple: Mac And iOS Vulnerable To Meltdown And Spectre Flaws Apple: Mac And iOS Vulnerable To Meltdown And Spectre Flaws

In a blog post , Apple said it had released software updates for iOS, its phone and tablets software, macOS, used by its computers, and tvOS for its television products. Intel on Thursday said it has developed and is issuing updates for all type...

Storm Eleanor: Warning for wind gusts of 80-90mph Storm Eleanor: Warning for wind gusts of 80-90mph

Storm Eleanor wasted no time hitting Ireland, with people sharing pictures of the awful weather endured outside their homes. There will be a risk of "injuries and danger to life" from flying debris and large waves along the western coast, the warn...

Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI), Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

It has underperformed by 5.63% the S&P500. Williams Jones & Associates Llc increased Kornit Digital Ltd Shs stake by 49,000 shares to 140,250 valued at $2.15M in 2017Q3. Echo Street Cap Management Ltd Com accumulated 639,088 shares. Therefore 65% a...

Insider Activity of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

The Waddell & Reed Financial Inc holds 81,729 shares with $8.81 million value, up from 71,879 last quarter. The hedge fund run by Scott Lawrence Swid held 1.52 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.68M, d...

OH minimum wage increases OH minimum wage increases

As a broader minimum wage increase for NY workers goes into effect Sunday, fast-food workers in the state will be getting a raise, too. Block says MI has the highest state minimum wage in the region. Governor Cuomo announced Sunday that 2018 will see...

New Zealand welcomes 2018 with fireworks New Zealand welcomes 2018 with fireworks

From dazzling fireworks displays to quieter celebrations, people around the world are ushering in the new year. Notably, several celebrations are going across the world to give a cheerful goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 wholeheartedly. To welcome ...

British American Tobacco PLC (NYSE:BTI) Declares None Dividend of $0.58

Delta Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Apache Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.08 billion market cap company. MDRX was included in 7 notes of analysts from August 5, 2015. The company was upgraded on Friday,...

Congo: Police block anti-Kabila protest Congo: Police block anti-Kabila protest

Anaclet Tshimbalanga, a rights activist in central Congo's Kasai region, confirmed that security forces had shot dead a demonstrator in Kananga. Kabila was required by the constitution to step down in December a year ago when his mandate expired bu...

Frontier Communications (FTR) Coverage Initiated at Barclays

Primecap Management Com Ca reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Noble Energy, Inc. 448.27 million shares or 2.45% more from 437.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Its down -0.44, from 0.44 in 2017Q2. During the same quarter in the prior year, t...

Squirrel lunges at officer inside home Squirrel lunges at officer inside home

What they got was a very warm welcome from the small mammal, as seen in this body camera video. They arrived with their body cameras on, and those cameras caught the moment the squirrel launched itself at the officers. The squirrel eventually lunge...

5 deputies shot, 1 dead in shooting in Colorado, sheriff's office says 5 deputies shot, 1 dead in shooting in Colorado, sheriff's office says

The identity of the suspect is not known at this time. As a tribute to the fallen officer, a hearse bearing the "Stars and Stripes" flag left Littleton Hospital trailed by a convoy of law enforcement SUVs and cruisers with their lights on.

Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of CACC in report on Tuesday, August 1 with "Market Perform" rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 1 by BMO Capital Markets. Mitchell Sinkler Starr Pa accumulated 2.15% or 36,118 shares. The...

(COG) Stake Decreased by OxFORD Asset Management LLP

While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is -8%. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $145.62 but has recovered 21.01% since then. The investor is now holding $16.63 million shares due in part to a decrease of 5.22 million ne...

Ripple XRP beats Bitcoin Ripple XRP beats Bitcoin

Surging above $2.5, Ripple emerged as the surprise factor that has overshadowed the lucrative returns and attractive investment opportunities provided by Bitcoin throughout the year. That is what ether enthusiasts call the coin's anticipated rise to ...

Shares in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA) Acquired by Caxton Associates LP

The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $40.03. The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 0.42 million shares. This is represented as the equation (P/EPS), where P is the market price and E...

Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2017 Pay Jumped 47%, to $12.8 Million Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2017 Pay Jumped 47%, to $12.8 Million

The tech company revealed in a regulatory filing Wednesday that in 2017, its board demanded that Cook travel on private aircraft. While better sales is good news for Apple, which saw sales decline for the first time previous year, the company...

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700 million Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700 million

But Joshua Haffner of Haffner Law (https://haffnerlawyers.com), who has handled two of the largest lottery fraud cases in USA history, warns super large jackpots can bring unanticipated disputes. Then, pick five lucky numbers from 1 to 69 and one P...

Celebrating New Year's Eve in downtown Phoenix? Here's your free ride Celebrating New Year's Eve in downtown Phoenix? Here's your free ride

In addition, Metro will add service to its night routes. "Wishing you and yours a happy holiday", Mayor Linda Jeffrey said. They know the community. Cowboy Cab , another big cab company, will have additional drivers across the Dallas area during Ne...

Trump says Postal Service should charge more Trump says Postal Service should charge more

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and its chief executive officer, also owns the Washington Post, a newspaper the president has frequently criticized, even dubbing it the " Amazon Washington Post" and accusing it of fabricating stories about him.

Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH)

The stock increased 2.63% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $31.98. About 34,312 shares traded. (NASDAQ:FBMS) has risen 69.69% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. (NYSE:BAP) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, March 24 by San...

SoftBank Succeeds in Tender Offer for Large Stake in Uber SoftBank Succeeds in Tender Offer for Large Stake in Uber

SoftBank's tender offer for Uber resulted in a resounding success and has convinced stakeholders to offer to sell as much as 20 percent of the ride-hailing service provider, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing people with knowledge ...

American Airlines apologizes to pro basketball players American Airlines apologizes to pro basketball players

Two black professional basketball players were kicked off an American Airlines flight after they were falsely accused of stealing blankets. Still, the accusation led to an argument and the players were asked to get off the plane to avoid a delay.

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