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by | November 16, 2016 | 01:07

Those looking for an older and cheaper option can buy the Surface Pro 3 with 128 GB, Core i3 processor for $506.74 instead of the regular price of $599. Another reason to spring for the 'S are the incoming holiday bundles for Microsoft's slimmed down console. Because of the discount, the device will only carry a price tag of $999.

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:03

The pound has fallen after a drop in inflation in October, but economists have warned the surprise fall is likely to prove just a blip, as companies face up to the rocketing cost of raw materials. "The sharp reaction of government bonds to Donald Trump's victory is indicative of how sensitive global assets can be to changes in inflation expectations and a reminder of the importance of carrying some degree of inflation protection at all times".

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:01

The committee had said earlier Tuesday that the FSB security service, the successor to the KGB, detained Ulyukayev following an operation on Monday as he was receiving the bribe. In another recent high-profile corruption case, the acting head of an anti-graft agency at the interior ministry was arrested in September for taking bribes after police found more than $120 million in cash during a raid of his Moscow flat.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:16

Company spokeswoman Vicki Granado didn't immediately respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press about the potential for fines over the lag in reporting about the artifacts. No serious injuries have been reported. Last week, protesters and law enforcement clashed as police swept demonstrators from a separate camp on private property and more than 140 protesters were arrested.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:07

Ruling AIADMK on Monday claimed party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa " s statement has created a "wave of joy' in the state, especially among her supporters, as some workers distributed candies outside Apollo Hospital, where she has been admitted since September 22.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:57

From bank branches, one can withdraw a maximum 10,000 rupees a day. Many people managed to get cash after failing to do despite repeated visits to the bank yesterday and a wait of upto four hours and more in queues today. The government has directed all banks to work for 12 hours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and clear the rush of customers, and if needed, be open even next Sunday that is November 20.

by | November 13, 2016 | 08:44

No reports of injuries or arrests made. The Albany Times-Union says hundreds of people were evacuated and the mall was locked down. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Two people are reportedly in custody, the WNYT report said. With the help of security video, Police say they are looking for a 6-foot 200-pound black male, who was seen wearing a white t-shirt and black jacket.

by | November 12, 2016 | 08:42

Terming the government's move to withdraw 500/1,000 rupee notes as a bold and powerful one he said it is a measure to fight black money and fake notes that is financing terrorism. State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya elaborated that: "We have just now been advised of the government move to demonetise current series of Rs 1000 and Rs 500".

by | November 12, 2016 | 08:35

We were complicit in the rose-colored lenses of "unity" and "togetherness" that the Clinton campaign projected and the idea that Trump's America did not and would not ever exist. On Sunday, just two days before Election Day, Comey said there was nothing in the material to warrant criminal charges against Clinton. The 45th president will inherit an anxious nation, deeply divided by economic and educational opportunities, race and culture.

by | November 11, 2016 | 01:51

It said that it subsequently "intensified an ongoing broader review" that caused it to re-examine "access to the company's network by a state-sponsored actor", which it had identified in late 2014. Scrutinizers of the earnings call, such as Fortune's Jeff John Roberts, have pointed out that a slight uptick in Yahoo Mail activity could be attributed to victims logging in to change their account passwords .

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:14

Zevin Asset Management LLC now owns 60,054 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $3,251,000 after buying an additional 1,310 shares during the period. (NASDAQ:SBUX) opened at 54.49 on Monday. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 2.67% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 1.23% and -2.83% respectively.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:08

The mining giant became aware only in August 2016 of the 2011 emails about the contractual payments made to the consultant who provided advisory services on the Simandou project . "Rather, this is a potentially negative public relations issue which Rio Tinto has managed to avoid whilst BHP has been dealing with the Samarco dam incident".

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:23

The Education Minister's being accused of being "unnecessarily heavy-handed" with teachers. The Department has asked the ASTI to cooperate with contingency plans but they have refused. "If the Minister just paid us for doing the S&S and let everything else go into negotiation, we could carry on in school and the negotiations would go on", said Michael Kilbride, a home liaison teacher.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:19

Farage - who is nicknamed "Mr Brexit" by Trump - told ITV's Agenda programme: "I have booked on the plane Wednesday morning, so we'll just have to see". And the Ukip leader helped Mr Trump prepare for his presidential debate against Mrs Clinton last month and was the billionaire tycoon's guest of honour.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:44

But he pulled no punches yesterday when he said he hated having foreign troops in the Philippines and told the U.S. not to treat his country "like a dog with a leash". His criticism to US and its military presence in the Philippines have raised concerns in Washington and Tokyo , a top American ally. Reuters reported that after the meeting, Duterte said, "Manila would work closely with Japan on regional issues of common concern and uphold the values of democracy, adherence to the rule of ...

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:40

The three suspects are in custody after their auto left the roadway a short distance away and came to rest. The mother of a woman killed in a shooting that led to a West Valley police officer's dismissal says the agency deserves a second chance to earn the public's trust.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:39

This stop one of the many Trump's vice presidential pick made to West Michigan in hopes of sealing the deal for the Trump ticket. Wade Hummer, a 60-year-old landscape contractor, said he nearly voted libertarian but ended up casting an early vote for Trump.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:35

But black people like myself, Dr. Alveda King, Dr. Writing for The Harvard Law Record on November 3, Amos Jones said: "Nowhere is the Democrats' desperation for black votes more visible than in North Carolina". The Clinton team is aware of all this. Black participation has fallen in Florida from 25 percent four years ago, to 15 percent in the current election.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:34

An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday for Kayla Gomez Orozco, who had last been seen after an evening prayer service on Tuesday. Detectives suspect a family member, possibly Kayla's uncle or cousin, is responsible, the source said. Authorities say they will release more information on Sunday. Authorities believe she was abducted by a stranger and could be in 'grave danger'. According to the president of the Cherokee County Crime Stopper, a person who wished to remain anonymous has offered ...

by | November 06, 2016 | 06:01

Shares of Magna International (NYSE:MGA) traded down 2.08% on Thursday, hitting $39.14. CIBC upped their target price on Magna International from C$45.00 to C$47.00 and gave the stock a "sector perform" rating in a report on Monday, August 8th.

by | November 06, 2016 | 05:56

The stock has added about 52.4% since it reported its last earnings. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.04 a share with a surprise factor of 19%. During last 5 trades the stock sticks nearly -4.64%. The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Store Capital Corp have a median target of 33.25, with a high estimate of 35.00 and a low estimate of 28.00.

by | November 05, 2016 | 06:32

The union went on strike at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, shutting down Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority buses, trolleys and subways that provide about 900,000 rides a day. Ramone Whiters, of Drexel Hill, says he was left in a lurch Tuesday because the vehicle he typically takes to work is in the shop. "Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania residents rely on SEPTA to travel each day to and from work and school and the inability of TWU and SEPTA to reach an agreement is devastating ...

by | November 05, 2016 | 06:28

The city wanted to wait until Monday to hold the celebrations, but the Cubs pushed for Friday because the players would like a vacation and Cubs president Theo Epstein has to be in Arizona Monday for a Major League Baseball meeting. Get the best of Scary Mommy & "The Mom Club" (e-book), free! Ross and the other players put their arms around each other and sang "Go Cubs Go" from the stage along with the blissed-out crowd.

by | November 04, 2016 | 06:26

Police and the parents haven't been able to figure out where it came from, but they were only trick or treating in the Rosemont area as the investigation continues. Since Halloween, at least three different Minnesota neighborhoods reported candy tampering. Calgary police are advising parents to check their children's candy before letting them eat it.

by | November 03, 2016 | 06:38

Safe havens have again gotten a great deal of attention on the financial markets as we approach the bitter end of the 2016 presidential race. Gold for December delivery surged $16.000, or 1.3%, to settle at $1,289.10 a troy ounce, its highest since October 3.

by | November 03, 2016 | 06:30

Any reading above 50 points indicates expansion, while one below that mark suggests contraction. Chinese manufacturers signalled an improvement in growth at the start of the fourth quarter, with output expanding at the quickest rate in over five-and-a-half years amid a rebound in new order growth.

by | October 31, 2016 | 02:25

OPEC has proposed cutting production to between 32.5 million and 33 million barrels per day, down from a record-breaking 33.36 million bpd in September. Brent crude futures for December delivery were down 40 cents to $50.39 a barrel, a 0.8 percent loss. Oil dropped for a third day after industry data showed USA crude stockpiles expanded as Russian Federation reiterated it would prefer freezing output at current levels rather than cutting.

by | October 31, 2016 | 02:19

In Boo! A Madea Halloween , Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

by | October 31, 2016 | 02:15

But Iraq showed its displeasure at the deal all the way back in late September, when it began to question the method in which OPEC calculated production figures-production figures that would be used to determine who would cut what. OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo alluded to the problem, saying "it is only together. that we can move forward". The recovery process has taken far too long and we can not risk delaying the adjustment any further.

by | October 31, 2016 | 02:09

But farmers, postal workers and the construction industry are mostly in favour of lighter mornings, and that "extra hour" in bed once a year is great! The onset is winter is nearly officially upon us, as the clocks are set to go back tonight.

by | October 30, 2016 | 11:38

Around 100 refugees spend night in unused part the refugee camp while some take shelter on the streets of Paris . Aid groups say hundreds if not thousands more adults and minors may have fled into the hinterland around the "Jungle", ready to return when the heavy police presence wanes.

by | October 29, 2016 | 10:55

Later on Thursday, market participants will parse the latest data on US durable goods, jobless claims and pending home sales. Europe's index of leading 300 shares .FTEU3 was last down 0.35 percent; Germany's DAX slipped by 0.15 percent .GDAXI and the STOXX 600 fell 0.32 percent.

by | October 29, 2016 | 10:53

UPDATE: The FBI revealed Friday it was reviewing a new batch of emails that "appear to be pertinent" to its previous investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private server - and multiple federal officials tell NBC News they were found as part of an on-going probe of disgraced former NY congressman Anthony Weiner.

by | October 29, 2016 | 10:49

Hillary Clinton still appears to hold a comfortable lead nationally. In the last weeks of the campaign, Clinton has dramatically widened her advantage over Trump in ad spending, amid questions over the celebrity businessman's pledge to contribute more than $100 million of his own money.

by | October 28, 2016 | 13:38

Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.56 billion. The company covers about 775,000 people on the exchanges. Many that remain are seeking premium hikes of 25 percent or more. Analysts project $8.06 per share. After reaching a string of new, all-time high prices previous year, Aetna Inc. shares have failed to keep up with the market so far in 2016.

by | October 28, 2016 | 13:38

Tokyo stocks closed higher Friday, with exporters boosted by a drop in the yen to three-month lows, while traders shrugged off another slack inflation reading. Australian stocks fell 0.1 percent while Japan's Nikkei .N225 gained 0.6 percent on a weaker yen. However, shares of offshore oil producer Cnooc were off 1.1% in Hong Kong while PetroChina declined 0.7%.

by | October 27, 2016 | 16:32

A Nano auto on display. Mr Mistry was only the sixth chairman of the group, which is almost 150 years old. He was the sixth chairman in Tata's 148-year history and the first chairman in almost 80 years to come from outside the Tata family.

by | October 26, 2016 | 08:04

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is planning to layoff up to 300 people this week, according to reports . Twitter is still looking for a suit to acquire the company and help to turn things around, but numerous large players who were considering acquiring the company have bowed out recently.

by | October 26, 2016 | 08:05

Visa also announced total net earnings for the year - $6.9 billion, or $2.84 per share, without special items. Total operating revenue increased by 19.3 per cent to $4.26bn. Analysts were expecting earnings per share to rise 16.9 percent and revenue to grow 19.6 percent. Visa said it expects full-year 2017 earnings per Class A share to grow in the mid-teens on an adjusted basis and net revenue to grow in the 16-18 percent range, both on a nominal dollar basis.

by | October 26, 2016 | 07:56

Analyst's Analysis on Merck & Co., Inc. The company reported a profit of $2.2bn, or 78 cents per share, up from $1.8bn, or 64 cents per share in the year-earlier period. That's in line with analysts' broader views for $3.75. Roche is also testing Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy in NSCLC patients with high and low PD-L1 expression levels, while BMS is hoping that an all-comer trial looking at the combination of its two current immuno-oncology drugs - Opdivo and CTLA4 inhibitor ...