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Florida Man Arrested After Posting Threat To Assassinate Trump Florida Man Arrested After Posting Threat To Assassinate Trump
- January 22, 2017

The family knew Hillary Clinton through work at the AIDS Action Committee, American Cancer Society and American Red Cross, and Clinton - then a US senator - gave a eulogy at his mother's funeral, the Miami Herald reported . Dominic Puopolo , who tweets under the name "Jesus Christ", has made threats against other political figures in the past. Also during his video message, Puopolo revealed that he has a wive, a son, and three daughters. (more...)
Trending #RenameMillionWomenMarch Is Exactly Why We Need a Women's March Trending #RenameMillionWomenMarch Is Exactly Why We Need a Women's March
- January 21, 2017

Speakers will be at the march to talk about women's rights , including small business owner Alicia Beck, doctor Stacy Meredith Bennett, retired state Rep. Then, there was the problem with the name used by the early organizers: the "Million Woman March". We are raising our voices loud, and we will fight back! Superwaxx is young artist from Richmond whose influences include cartoons and animation, and her parachute bears the image of powerful woman with a touch of street art. (more...)
China growth slows down to 6.7% in CY2016
- January 21, 2017

Just $5 a month. However, the country's fourth quarter growth rate of 6.8% should put suspicions to rest. Nevertheless, Bloomberg economist surveys are tipping only 6.4 percent GDP growth in 2017, compared to the 6.5 percent expansion forecast by both the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. (more...)
Safran To Buy Zodiac Aerospace for €8.5 Billion
- January 20, 2017

The aircraft-engine maker Safran (EPA:SAF) has launched a €8.5bn (£7.3bn) cash bid for troubled aeroplane seat maker Zodiac Aerospace (EPA:ZC), uniting France's two largest aeronautic suppliers. Safran and Zodiac Aerospace announced on 19 January that the two firms are to merge. The offer would see Safran, which makes aircraft engines, paying 29.47 euros per share for Zodiac, a leading supplier of aircraft seats which is also based in France, a statement said. (more...)
Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Q4 Results Are Right on the Money Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Q4 Results Are Right on the Money
- January 20, 2017

The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 4057.72 million and lower end at 3188 million while the year ago reported sale was 4413.21 million. Quaker Capital Investments LLC increased its position in shares of Kinder Morgan by 102.4% in the second quarter. According to ZACKS data, different Brokerage Firms rated KMI stock about their BUY, SELL or HOLD recommendations. (more...)
Central bank maintains overnight rate as uncertainty around USA policy remains high Central bank maintains overnight rate as uncertainty around USA policy remains high
- January 19, 2017

It is also sticking with the growth expectations that it released in October, predicting the economy will expand by 2.1% in 2017 and 2018. Expectations that the president-elect will add fiscal stimulus in the US should boost demand for Canadian goods, the Bank of Canada said, while lower USA corporate tax rates will act as a drag by hurting Canada's competitiveness. (more...)
Why Apple Is Raising App Prices In UK
- January 18, 2017

The United kingdom costs will numerically coordinate with those from America, and therefore a software that costs around $0.99 will become 99p. Up until now, the App Store has been exempt to such trends, with prices for downloads staying at the typical rate of £0.79 for a one dollar game, and so on. (more...)
Freezing rain expected early Monday
- January 17, 2017

Freezing rain is expected to shift to rain by Tuesday afternoon or evening. High near 40. Calm wind becoming east around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Wednesday: 40 percent chance of showers. Ice accumulations are expected to range between one-tenth and two-tenths of an inch. It will start as rain in many areas but as the intensity ramps up it will likely switch over to wet snow over northern Mass. (more...)
Mexico peso hits historic low of 22 per dollar as Trump speaks
- January 12, 2017

The wall has been a bone of contention between Trump and Mexico since the businessman launched his presidential campaign in June 2015, accusing Mexico of sending rapists and drug dealers across the border into the United States. At Wednesday's press conference, Trump named various ways that Mexico could pay America back for building the wall such as a tax or a payment. "They will pay for it", he said of the wall. (more...)
Tiguan grows up: VW Tiguan Allspace revealed at Detroit 2017
- January 11, 2017

In addition to the length increase over the previous model, the American Tiguan has a 4.4-inch longer wheelbase than its European counterpart, and is lower and wider than before. The vehicle will come with a series of modern safety features, such as adaptive cruise control, pedestrian monitoring, lane assist and a blind spot and rear traffic alert. (more...)
Martin Shkreli banned from Twitter for harassing female journalist Martin Shkreli banned from Twitter for harassing female journalist
- January 10, 2017

This happened after Lauren Duca wrote a viral op-ed for Teen Vogue . He apparently direct messaged her a few days ago to ask her to be his plus one to the inauguration, despite the fact that she's married and he's, well, Martin Shkreli. (more...)
Petrol pumps won't accept card payment from Monday: Dealers' association
- January 09, 2017

PSU oil marketing companies' officials said that they had written to the banks to defer the imposition of transaction charge. Bansal clarified that since it is the bank that issued the swiping machine that levies the transaction charge, credit and debit cards of all banks including those of HDFC Bank and Axis Bank faced no hurdles in getting accepted on point of sale machines issued by other banks during the period of agitation. (more...)
Apple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank Technology Fund Apple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank Technology Fund
- January 06, 2017

Apple Inc plans to invest $1 billion in SoftBank Group Corp's giant new technology fund. The SoftBank Vision Fund is set to close in January and will be capped at $100 billion, the people said , asking not to be identified as the information is private. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Just Shared Her First Selfie of 2017 Kim Kardashian Just Shared Her First Selfie of 2017
- January 06, 2017

Kim has shared another picture with her son Saint and it is too adorable for words. "First selfie of 2017 w my mama", the reality star captioned a Snapchat photo with her mom, Kris Jenner. She also returned to Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook with a series of posts. "That is a huge part of her career". "She's feeling really good and strong", the source said . (more...)
Obama Plans Jan. 10th Farewell Speech From Chicago Obama Plans Jan. 10th Farewell Speech From Chicago
- January 05, 2017

Trump may have been Time Magazine's most influential person of 2016 (" for better or worse ", they say), but President Obama is still the man people most admire. "I'm just beginning to write me remarks", Obama said in a letter to supporters , ahead of the speech, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in the Windy City. (more...)
'UK farmers will wave goodbye to red tape after Brexit' 'UK farmers will wave goodbye to red tape after Brexit'
- January 05, 2017

The EAC report warns that if simply transposed into United Kingdom law, environmental protections derived from European law could become "zombie" legislation that does not get updated and does not have relevant bodies assigned to its regulation. (more...)
Men steal jewelry worth millions from midtown store, NYPD says Men steal jewelry worth millions from midtown store, NYPD says
- January 04, 2017

The men used at crowbar and a hammer to get into the building on West 36th Street around 10 p.m., the station said. Police are hunting a gang that pulled off a $6 million jewel heist in NY on New Year's Eve. They made off with rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces. "The footage shows one of the suspects talking on a cell phone while he is opening the safe, perhaps receiving the combination from a fourth person". (more...)
Christmas Tree collection begins Tuesday, Jan. 3 Christmas Tree collection begins Tuesday, Jan. 3
- December 29, 2016

However, officials are urging people to check with their local authorities for schedules and locations for collection before leaving Christmas trees on sidewalks or other public spaces. Residents can drop their trees off in the designated location during daylight hours through Sunday, Jan. 8. 154 across from the Barren Township building. (more...)
South Florida homes are still growing more expensive at a steady clip South Florida homes are still growing more expensive at a steady clip
- December 28, 2016

The S&P/Case-Shiller national home price index rose to a record high of 185.06 in October, surpassing the previous high of 184.80 set in September. Economists had estimated a non-seasonally adjusted gain in the 20-city index of 5.1%. Seattle (up 10.7%), Portland (up 10.3%) and Denver (up 8.3%) posted the largest year-over-year gains. "Affordability measures based on median incomes, home prices and mortgage rates show declines of 20-30% since home prices bottomed in 2012", he continued. (more...)
Indian PM pitches for digital economy to root out corruption
- December 26, 2016

On cashless transactions, the Prime Minister expressed happiness that application of technology has gone up by 200 to 300 per cent during a short span of time. Modi si visitng Maharashtra on Saturday. India has earned a good name for its well regulated securities markets, he said. Even the President and Vice-President shared their concerns. (more...)
Iran finalizes deal for 100 planes from Airbus
- December 26, 2016

Iran Air chief has said earlier that the value of the contract would not exceed $10bn. The contract includes 46 of the narrrow-body A320 family which includes the A321 model, 38 long-haul A330s and 16 of Europe's newest long-range model, the A350. (more...)
UK GDP revised up to 0.6% for Q3 UK GDP revised up to 0.6% for Q3
- December 25, 2016

And companies' inventory restocking added 0.49 percentage points to third-quarter growth, after five straight quarters where companies hurt growth by tightening inventories. There were some headwinds, however: a smaller increase in PCE, and an acceleration in imports, which counts as a subtraction to GDP. Spending grew 0.7% from the prior quarter. (more...)
Boeing CEO vows to keep Air Force One costs below $4 billion Boeing CEO vows to keep Air Force One costs below $4 billion
- December 25, 2016

United States media interpret the fourth point - finding greater efficiency - as streamlining bureaucracy to cut costs. On Thursday (22 December), he tweeted: "Based on the tremendous cost and cost overruns of the Lockheed Martin F-35, I have asked Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet!" Ms. (more...)
San Diego Chargers at Cleveland Browns San Diego Chargers at Cleveland Browns
- December 25, 2016

Should neither team win their remaining games, strength of schedule will determine who receives the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. There were cheers, hi-fives and blank stares all around FirstEnergy Stadium. Antonio Gates led all receivers with 8 receptions for 94 yards and 1 touchdown. On the Browns' opening drive, the Chargers committed three defensive penalties, including two roughing-the-passer calls and one pass-interference infraction. (more...)
Big jump in fixed rate mortgage rates
- December 23, 2016

Thirty-year fixed rates held steady, and 15-year fixed loans and 5/1 ARM rates dropped a bit Wednesday, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders this morning. Meanwhile, the refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 57.9% of all applications from 57.2% the previous week, the survey found. "People are getting over their inertia and realizing they waited too long; now mortgage rates have spiked considerably". (more...)
Markets Right Now: Health care stocks lead United States indexes lower
- December 22, 2016

Welltower, which owns senior housing facilities, rose 91 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to $66.09 and health care facility-focused HCP gained 54 cents, or 1.8 per cent, to $29.68. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six other major currencies , fell 0.3 percent, retreating after hitting its highest since December 2002 on Tuesday. (more...)
U.S. Stocks Slide as Dow Hovers Near 20000, Health Shares Drop U.S. Stocks Slide as Dow Hovers Near 20000, Health Shares Drop
- December 22, 2016

Higher yields allow banks to charge more money for loans, so financial firms traded higher. The Swedish crown rose 1.4 percent against the dollar, its biggest one-day gain in six months, to 9.21 crowns after the Riksbank narrowly voted to add to its bond-buying program. (more...)
VW Dieselgate: More progress in US
- December 21, 2016

In summer, Volkswagen made such move regarding the US owners of its vehicles, having allocated over $10.03 billion to buy back or fix 475,000 USA vehicles. Reuters reported on Monday that the settlement was expected to be worth more than $300 million. Meanwhile the Canadian payment over the missions-cheating scandal highlights the financial risk the company faces from lawsuit outside the U.S. (more...)
The saga of a single-antlered deer in Harlem just ended tragically The saga of a single-antlered deer in Harlem just ended tragically
- December 17, 2016

The deer, which the city wanted to euthanize but the state sought to relocate against its own policy, had been in city custody a day earlier. The fight between the city and state might seem freaky, but it's nothing new for the Democratic rivals in NY. (more...)
US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November
- December 17, 2016

This means that prices as measured by the all items CPI increased at an average rate of 0,02 percent from October 2016 to November 2016. The CPI advanced 0.4 percent in October. It noted that inflation had increased since "earlier this year" and said it expected it to rise to its target "over the next couple of years". A separate report from the Labor Department on Thursday showed that average hourly earnings, adjusted for inflation, fell 0.4 percent in November, the biggest drop since ... (more...)