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by | April 27, 2017 | 02:42

Yahoo! agreed past year to sell off its core internet business to Verizon in a $4.8bn buyout deal. Mayer was denied bonus for past year after hackers compromised 1 billion user accounts. "People give Mayer a hard time because she was supposed to be some kind of product genius: 'She didn't create the next Snapchat inside Yahoo so she didn't succeed, '" Espelien said.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:57

The IMF has raised its predictions of global growth, with stronger momentum from the second half of a year ago carrying through to 2017. In the same projection period, Luxembourg's current account balance will stay relatively stable, going from 4.8% in 2016 to 5.1% in both 2017 and 2018.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:56

AT&T did not disclose updated sub numbers for DirecTV Now, the OTT TV service it launched last November, but noted that DirecTV Now gains helped to offset its decline in linear TV subscribers . Shares of AT&T Inc . Revenues fell 2.8% from a year ago to $39.4 billion, missing analysts' view for $40.5 billion. Analysts were expecting $40.5 billion in revenue and $0.74 EPS.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:51

Net neutrality rules enacted during the Obama administration basically prevents broadband providers from playing favorites or steering users toward (or away from) particular internet sites. Pai has been a critic of the FCC's approach to net neutrality , in which internet providers were classified as common carriers. Before adopting the current rules, the FCC twice tried to impose net neutrality rules that were struck down by courts as going beyond the agency's authority.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:10

Already analysts are saying Le Pen doesn't have any chance of winning, especially as some of the other candidates in the primaries have all thrown their support behind Macron specifically to block her. Mr Hollande said in a televised address: "The presence of the far-right in the second round is a risk for the country". Mr. Macron, who campaigned on a pro-Europe political platform with promises of economic reforms and better governance, won 23.75% of the vote, while Ms.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:02

Akzo rejected it March 22, saying it was too low and not in the interests of shareholders, customers or employees. "We are extending this one last invitation to you and the AkzoNobel boards to reconsider your stance and to engage with us on creating extraordinary value and benefits for all of AkzoNobel's shareholders", PPG Chairman Michael McGarry said in a letter to Akzo's chairman and its chief executive.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:29

But his par-bogey finish left him to settle for a final-round 69 and a third-place tie with Kevin Tway (69) at nine under. Round 1 leader Branden Grace bounced back nicely from a 1-over 73 in Round 2 with a 2-under 70 on Saturday. "I was really calm all day". SHENZHEN, China - Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Shenzhen International.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:23

Earlier this week a video went viral on social media showing airport officers violently dragging the 69-year-old Asian-American physician David Dao from his seat on a sold-out United Express flight. After no passenger has volunteered, it reportedly prompted United to manually choose four passenger names. The new cap only applies to passengers who voluntarily give up their seat.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:17

The first round of France's presidential election might be too close to call when polls close today, because initial projections will not be available as early as in the past, pollsters and their watchdog said. Shares of Dow component Visa were up 2.6 percent at $93.50 in premarket trading after the payments network operator's quarterly results beat expectations.

by | April 21, 2017 | 23:25

It will be retroactively effective as of Friday, once enabling legislation goes through. The premier said officials are taking aim at speculators and are tackling affordability. Another housing measure would expand rent control, which now only applies only to units built before November 1991. CMHC will be expanding its affordable housing flexibilities to existing rental properties such as social housing projects with up to 5 years remaining in the Operating Agreement, which previously only ...

by | April 21, 2017 | 23:30

The closure of the stores isn't entirely surprising - Bebe had said in a separate filing last month that it was "exploring strategic options". Like other retailers, executives at Bebe have tried to turn things around by ramping up its online business, but that has not been enough to make up for the losses.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:25

Most recently on 1/30/17 the stock of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) upgraded by Keefe Bruyette from Mkt Perform to Outperform. However, AmEx is curbing costs in other areas to bolster margins and said it was on track to remove $1 billion from its expenses this year and was "very confident" of meeting its full-year profit forecast of $5.60-$5.80 per share.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:27

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) now has an ABR of 2.25 heading into today's announcement. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Morgan Stanley during the third quarter worth about $110,000. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) shares gapped up before the market opened on Wednesday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:43

Allen dealt with a nagging leg injury all season and a one game suspension for a repeat incident for tripping a player. Allen averaged 14.5 points and a 3.5 assists in 34 games for the Blue Devils this season and helped lead them to a 28-9 record.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:43

In a joint letter with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday urged Trump to "address Canada's protectionist dairy trade policies so that they honor their worldwide commitments under NAFTA and other trade agreements". "It's another typical one-sided deal against the United States and it's not going to be happening for long", he said. "We're going to make some very big changes or we're going to get rid of NAFTA once and for all", he said.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:39

Arturo Vidal was sent off in Bayern's defeat to Madrid . "More than the second yellow, or the offside goals, the six goals we scored over the two games we deserved to go through in the tie". Atletico also made it to the semifinals by eliminating Leicester 2-1 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw in Tuesday's other quarterfinal, second-leg match.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:52

Providing an appropriation for CSR payments would permanently take this particular weapon out of Trump's hands - no matter how an underlying lawsuit , over the constitutionality of the Obama administration making the payments without such an appropriation, turns out.

by | April 15, 2017 | 11:51

Friday's contest will be the major league debut for Willy Garcia , who has slashed.423/.559/.692 with two homers and six RBIs in 34 trips to the plate at Charlotte. There have been only three games in Major League Baseball history in which one team had three outfielders in the game all with the same last name.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:10

The court war is among two technology giant companies, Waymo and Uber relating to the self-driven auto technology. In a letter filed publicly to Judge William Aslup, Waymo's attorney says that Uber's search for the documents was "willfully" limited and insufficient, and did not include an investigation of the personal devices of Levandowski, now a VP of engineering.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:58

However, the CPI for March remained lower than analyst expectations, who had forecast a one per cent gain, thus casting doubts on the strength of domestic demand. The figures mean that many people's take home pay is going up by less than price increases for essentials like food and clothes. The total of people out of work in the United Kingdom has fallen to its lowest since 2006 with the employment rate equalling its highest figure since records began 46 years ago.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:37

KFC said it its working with more than 2,000 poultry farms around the U.S.to make the change. "Antibiotics should only be used to treat disease and not wasted on healthy livestock to make them grow faster or to compensate for filthy conditions on factory farms", Halloran said.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:34

William "Billy" Walters, right, leaves Manhattan federal court in NY, with his attorney, Barry Berke, Friday, April 7, 2017, after he was convicted of insider trading charges. She said Mickelson bought Dean Foods stock for the first time after Walters "told Mickelson that the trade was a victor". The verdict capped a three-week trial.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:40

Earlier, replying to the debate on the four bills in the Rajya Sabha, Jaitley said that goods that are now exempt from taxes at present will remain so once the GST is implemented. Ancilliary products also will remain exempted, he added. He said the powers to a tax officer to take punitive decisions would lead to "administrative overreach" at a time when "we are already suffering from tax terrorism".

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:37

Andrew Cuomo after he and lawmakers failed to reach agreement on a one-year budget. "It kind of surprises me because March 31 comes at the same time each year when we are supposed to have a budget". "Advocates have to be on the position of "We want everything" and all of the science tells us that that position is correct when you look at young people", said Aubrey, referring to developmental brain science that shows young people's brains are still developing well past their teens.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:36

Constellation Brands expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.70 to $8 per share. The impressive growth trajectory of one of the company's Mexican beer brands, Pacifico, could make it Constellation's next big hit, Sands said. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 7 think it is Hold. Tpg Gru Holdg (Sbs) reported 0.47% in Constellation Brands, Inc. STZ has been the topic of several analyst reports.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:47

The proposed legislation says that " openly offensive " content should be deleted by social networks within 24 hours after being reported by users, while content whose nature is not clearly offensive should be examined and removed within a week if its illegality is confirmed.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:50

President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. Most notably, the privacy rule would have prevented internet providers from using, sharing, or selling a subscriber's web browsing history without first getting their explicit permission.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:21

There are two locations in Scotland supporting Free Cone Day - Empire Cinema in Clydebank and Showcase Cinema in Paisley. The day usually draws a large crowd. Migrant Justice says the Ben & Jerry's verbally agreed to the commitment in 2015 but has yet to formally sign the documents. Cookie Dough? Phish Food? The promotion will have the company handing out a free ice cream cones to its customers that stop by today.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:13

But that means we're raising more children in poverty than we need to, and from a business' point of view, you're not getting the best out of your employees if they're not being treated fairly. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, the chairwoman of the working group. While as of now only MA employers will be prohibited from asking about current pay, employers in other states are not permitted to rely on current pay when determining what a new employee's salary will be.

by | April 04, 2017 | 04:58

Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested a second referendum on Scottish independence. Having gained the mandate from the Scottish Assembly, Sturgeon has penned a letter to May to formally request she begins talks on facilitating the vote, something the United Kingdom government has already said it would reject.

by | April 03, 2017 | 03:49

He ticked off a dozen or more countries in the order with a combined goods and services trade deficit, starting with China and including Mexico, Germany and Canada that run a surplus with the US. Treasury Department, not that of Congress". Despite Trump's campaign rhetoric, Ross said the report would not focus extensively on currency manipulation, which is under the purview of the U.S.

by | April 03, 2017 | 03:13

In a visit to Tokyo and Seoul this month, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised a different approach to North Korean provocations than the Obama administration's doctrine of "strategic patience". It is the urgent demand for preventing a war and protecting peace to wipe out the traitors bringing a nuclear war disaster while serving the U.S.in disregard of the destiny and interests of the nation, the letter said .

by | April 02, 2017 | 01:26

They've been emboldened in the wake of March 2 comments from former Obama administration official Evelyn Farkas , who on MSNBC suggested her former colleagues tried to gather material on Trump team contacts with Russian Federation. "It was represented to me that these are precisely the same materials that were provided to the Chairman over a week ago". He referenced reports, including a New York Times story published on March 1 that suggested that at the end of the Obama administration, ...

by | April 02, 2017 | 01:25

Tonight: Rain across the Connecticut River Valley, and southern areas. The "snow/sleet" forecast is actually fairly straightforward. For Denver, the impact is greatest Friday night and Saturday . The latest computer information showing Massachusetts, VT, NH and ME getting as much as 1-2 feet of heavy wet snow. A minor accumulation of wet snow is possible across areas mainly east of I-81, especially over the high terrain this morning.

by | April 02, 2017 | 01:28

The S&P 500 index closed up 6.93 points, or 0.3%, at 2,368.06, with seven out of the index's 11 sectors finishing higher, led by gains in the financials, energy and industrial sectors. The S&P 500 is up 18.74 points, or 0.8 percent. AutoNation fell $1.20, or 2.8 per cent, to $42.29. STRONG QUARTER: DXP Enterprises jumped 13.8 percent after the industrial products company reported a profit and better-than-expected sales in the fourth quarter.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:42

Tom Brake the Liberal Democrat foreign affairs spokesman said: "Confirmation that Gibraltar's future must be agreed by the United Kingdom and Spain shows just how damaging the Government's hard Brexit will be on this strategically important British territory".

by | March 31, 2017 | 01:58

While threatening members of the Freedom Caucus who hold ratings 90% or higher with Heritage, President Trump strongly stands by Speaker Paul Ryan who holds a pathetic lifetime score of 58%. Jim Jordan told Fox News' "America's Newsroom. Democratic governor Roy Cooper said the compromise deal would help fix the state's reputation, but LGBT activists criticised the Bill for not going far enough.

by | March 31, 2017 | 02:00

However, many in the White House are hoping Walsh's departure fixes another one of the problems to plague the administration. Walsh will now work with the pro-Trump political group America First Policies, as well as the Republican National Committee.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:58

With such a set-up, which according to Musk is "roughly four or five years away", you can do what you basically do with a normal computer simply by thinking, no need to type or give a voice command. Mr. Musk is involved with running space exploration company Space X, a project to reinvent transport called Hyperloop and a new project to power Australia and most recently, a firm investigating the feasibility of boring tunnels underneath Los Angeles.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:09

If that's not enough to keep visitors entertained we bring to you a packed couple of weeks of Ranger Events starting with Stargazing on Friday 7th April and further family events of Pond Dipping and Scavenger Hunts on Wednesday 12th April. Attendance has varied each year based on the weather, but Factor said it's not uncommon to have "a couple hundred" kids at the park for the event. To register, go to www.register.chronotrack.com/r/24488 .