January 24, 2018

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21st Century Fox Gets EU Approval For Proposed Acquisition Of Sky


However, the £18.5bn deal could still face regulatory obstacles in the United Kingdom, where Sky is based. - European Union regulators have approved Twenty-First Century Fox's purchase of Britain-based Sky, a key component of Rupert Murdoch's strategy to consolidate his media empire. Read More »

People with longstanding debt could soon be hearing from the IRS


Her office also helps thousands of taxpayers with various problems every year. If the Department needs more information to verify items on your return, it will contact you by letter. Did you retire and begin collecting Social Security past year? "So if you hear things like that, it should put up a red flag to alert you to hang up the phone". Read More »

Environmental groups challenge Keystone XL pipeline approval


District Court in Montana's Great Falls Division by the Center for Biological Diversity , Friends of the Earth and other organizations. Nebraska is where the pipeline, originating in Canada, will connect with an already existing network of pipes that would take crude to the Gulf Coast, and the state has yet to give its approval . Read More »

Here's What Will Happen When Trump and Xi Meet Face to Face

Even after seeing images of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's back-slapping sessions with Trump at Mar-a-Lago in February, Chinese officials thought the oceanfront, Spanish-style club in Palm Beach, Florida, lacked the symbolic significance of the White House itself. Read More »

South Africa's ruling party backs embattled president

He said the ongoing wave of anti-Zuma sentiments driven by the opposition, civil society and some ANC members only managed to push the party to close ranks. The African National Congress says it is solidly behind President Zuma, dismissing calls for him to resign. At the same time, the party was trying to engineer a no-confidence vote against Zuma at an emergency session of parliament. Read More »

Starbucks, Domino's Could Be Interested In Buying Panera

It is now trading -20.23% off that level. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions. The company has a 50-day moving average of $232.51 and a 200-day moving average of $211.48. Over the past month the firm's stock is 23.40%, 37.81% for the last quarter, 45.15% for the past six-months and 33.94% for the previous year. Read More »

Train derails while pulling into New York's Penn Station

Cross-honoring will continue system-wide among NJ Transit buses, private carriers and PATH at Newark Penn Station, Hoboken and 33rd Street in New York, as well as the New York Waterway. "Excedrin saw Frank Fleming's opening day headache video and felt his pain", said Scott Yacovino, Senior Brand Manager Excedrin. Funding for the project, however, is at risk in President Donald Trump's proposed budget. Read More »

Tragically Hip played off at the Junos and fans freak


Comedian Russell Peters performs at the 2017 Juno Awards in Ottawa, Ontario. There were also poignant tributes to two of the year's big winners, Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie and the late Leonard Cohen. THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS pulled out all the stops at the sold-out live broadcast celebrating Canada's diverse musical talent. Let's be real, one of the best moments of ANY award show is watching celebrities walk the red carpet. Read More »

Sung Kang seizes control as potential Masters contenders suffer Houston problem

Fellow Englishman Chris Wood was six shots further back and tied for 49th. Although he had three top seven finishes in the last three Shell Houston Opens, this was his first victory on the PGA Tour since the 2014 Honda Classic. "He played like I did the first two rounds", said Kang. "I wasn't expecting to go back to Augusta", he said. The tournament still appeared Kang's to lose as players teed off in groups of three, from two tees early on Sunday, due to a threatening weather forecast. Read More »

Oil caps biggest weekly gain in 2017 as Opec eyes deal extension

Additionally, refineries boosted the amount of crude they processed by the most in nearly three years. "There is a tremendous amount of stock in the markets and to expect a major increase in the price is not very realistic", he said, adding that downward price pressure will come from other producers. Read More »

Snapchat Debuts a Search Tool, Snap's First Major Product Since IPO

Snapchat has taken a step to enhance the experience users have with stories, by making them searchable. It's essentially a very high-tech way of inspiring a major sense of FOMO in prospective viewers. It's all a bunch of machine learning, something that may have been built in-house and also brought in via an acquisition of a little known company called Vurb previous year. Read More »

In Reversal Of EPA Proposal, Pruitt Rejects Pesticide Ban


Farmers across the country apply it to crops, such as corn, alfalfa, citrus fruit and almonds, among others. "Based on the harm that this pesticide causes, the EPA can not, consistent with the law, allow it in our food", says Patti Goldman , an attorney with the environmental advocacy group Earthjustice . Read More »

3 arrested in Atlanta fire underneath interstate bridge

He was arrested Friday and charged with criminal damage to property. As the fire raged on Thursday, the smoke was so thick that residents living nearby in the heart of Atlanta said they thought a storm was coming or that the sun had set early. Read More »

Lululemon posts higher profit, but EPS misses


Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and take into account different economic forces when deciding on a price target . Its apparel assortment includes items, such as trousers, shorts, tops and jackets designed for healthy lifestyle activities and athletic pursuits, such as yoga, running, other sweaty pursuits and athletic wear for female youth. Read More »

CIBC boosts offer for PrivateBancorp to $4.9 billion


CIBC said it offered about $4.9 billion in cash and stock, up from the earlier $3.8 billion offer. The offer values the USA financial services company at about C$6.6 billion, as CIBC raises both the number of shares it is offering and the amount of cash. Read More »

Recovery In WTI Crude Oil Prices Stalls Ahead Of $50.0 p/b Resistance

Even though oil exports have increased, growth in US crude oil exports has slowed significantly from its pace from 2013 to 2015, when annual USA crude oil production grew rapidly. Growing expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will agree to extend its production-cut agreement also contributed to oil's price climb. Read More »

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

Exxon has a complex and controversial history with climate change. Last year, Chinese coal consumption fell 4.7 percent, its third annual decline, according to official data . Mining is what they "want to do", Trump said. Trump moved Tuesday to unravel energy regulations, targeting the Obama administration's signature program - The Clean Power Plan - that was meant to curb carbon emissions. Read More »

Wall Street Sells Off as Investors Brace for Healthcare Vote


Treasury 10-year yields reclaimed 2.40% after dipping below that level earlier. Analysts are also anxious that the Trump administration is spending too much of its political capital in an effort to pass a Republican-proposed healthcare bill, which may leave it wanting for support when it tries to reform the tax code. Read More »

Keystone XL Pipeline is not a done deal, here's what's ahead

TransCanada's US -listed shares rose 0.52 percent to $46.50, having surged as much as 7 percent in premarket trading. "This project is going to be fought at every turn", said Bill McKibben, an author and environmentalist who participated in a media call Friday with other pipeline opponents. Read More »

Michael Boxall helps New Zealand to 2018 FIFA World Cup play-off match


McGlinchey formed a cohesive midfield trio with Clayton Lewis and Ryan Thomas as the latter grabbed the headlines on Tuesday with his match-winning brace. "Chris is obviously a significant player and leader for us so it is a blow, but we have a strong squad here and I am sure we have enough quality to get the result in Wellington tonight", he says. Read More »

Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend

The service will offer a "skinny" channel line-up, with pricing starting at $15/month, according to the Reuters report. Xfinity Instant TV is predicted to be accessible in the third quarter to more than 50 million homes within Comcast's footprint, which includes cities such as Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Chicago . Read More »

Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum


The Big Maple Leaf gold coin is in the Guinness World Records for its purity. Nicknamed "the "Big Maple Leaf", the coin was issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007, ahead of Queen Elizabeth II's state visit to Germany". Markus Farr, a spokesperson for Bode Museum confirmed the coin was taken during an overnight heist . The coin, which weighs 100kg and consists of pure 24-carat gold, is thought to be too heavy for a lone thief to have carried away. Read More »

Michigan, Flint to replace 18000 lead-tainted water lines

In addition to paying to rip up and replace miles and miles of old water lines, MI and Flint agreed to pay nearly $1 million to the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, who include a Flint resident, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Concerned Pastors for Social Justice, a local activist group. Read More »

Now's Your Chance To Buy Stock in Tesla


The last day to buy the 60 kWh version has been set at April 16, 2017. Tesla has revealed that it will discontinue the entry level models of its Tesla Model S, both versions of the auto with the 60kWh battery will be discontinued. This means that the starting price of the Tesla Model S in the United Kingdom will be increased from £65,300 to £71,800 from next month, as the more expensive model will now be the entry level model. Read More »