January 24, 2018

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Prosecution fires back in the Chris Soules case


Soules, a 35-year-old Iowa farmer who competed on Season 19 of "The Bachelor" in 2015, is already facing charges of leaving the scene of a fatal traffic accident. Soules concluded his 911 call . Chris Soules' rep slammed "false and misleading" reports surrounding the Bachelor album's April 24 auto accident in a new statement to Us Weekly . Read More »

Is a Pullback Coming For Yum China Holdings, Inc. (:YUMC)?


Yum China Holdings, Inc . A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Finally, Citigroup Inc boosted their price objective on shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. If you are reading this story on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US & worldwide copyright & trademark laws. On average, analysts predict that Yum China Holdings Inc will post $1.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

US Has Widespread Drinking Water Crisis, Study Finds


These federal drinking-water rules are meant to protect against about 100 contaminants , such as toxic chemicals , bacteria and metals like lead that can cause health impacts like cancer, birth defects, and cognitive impairments. "What our review of EPA data found is that almost 77 million Americans are served by community water systems that have violations". The study also found the Environmental Protection Agency did not take enforcement action on roughly nine out of 10 ... Read More »

South Korea says THAAD can defend against attack


Navy ship in the Pacific, government and other sources said. The United States and South Korea say THAAD is crucial to counter North Korea's weapons advances. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fought a hard political battle to push through those security laws two years ago, and they remain contentious in a country that has considered its postwar pacifism a deeply embedded part of its identity. Read More »

Tribune Media spikes on reports of nascent bidding war


Tribune Media's portfolio includes 39 television stations across the country, ten daily newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times , Orlando Sentinel, Sun-Sentinel and The Baltimore Sun, and has a market capital of $3.2 billion. Read More »

Quarterly Earnings Forecast Review: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)


Caterpillar Inc. (CAT ) has a mean recommendation of 2.5, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research. Patten Group Inc . boosted its stake in Caterpillar by 0.4% in the third quarter. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $94.54 and a 200-day moving average price of $93.26. Receive Caterpillar Inc . News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Caterpillar Inc . Read More »

Next Up For Uber: Flying Cars

In a 99-page white paper released in October 2016, Uber said it will have a network - to be called "Elevate" - of on-demand, fully electric aircraft that take off and land vertically. The post Uber looks to soar with flying taxis by 2020 appeared first on UNTV News . These facilities will have both takeoff and landing pads, as well as charging stations; Uber now is working with ChargePoint to develop an exclusive vehicle charger. Read More »

Trump, Schumer against Canada dairy restrictions

Trump, speaking at an event in Wisconsin on April 18, said, " in Canada some very unfair things have happened to our dairy farmers". Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority will provide amended loan guarantees to dairy farmers and processors with more favorable terms. Read More »

American Airlines tops 1Q profit views; unveils pay boost


And while there is also a contract in good standing with the flight attendants, American made a decision to raise their pay between 4.2 and 6.5 percent. Shares of airlines fell Thursday after poor earnings and a big pay raise for pilots and flight attendants raised concern on Wall Street that the sector was returning to the days when the stocks rarely made good investments. Read More »

Flynn lawyer says docs show he was forthcoming


An attorney for ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn says a newly released letter shows Flynn was forthcoming with USA military officials about a trip he took to Moscow to attend a gala for a Russian state-sponsored television network. Read More »

Ford 1Q profit down on recalls, lower sales, but tops Street


Ford's costs during the first quarter were hurt by two recalls in North America, one to replace potentially faulty side door latches and the other for under-hood fire risks. Ford Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks said the year will be bumpy, with the lowest profits coming in the third quarter because of scheduled plant closures. Read More »

US Submarine Makes South Korea Port Call, North Korea Remains Defiant

In a statement after the artillery drills were confirmed, the South Korean President's Office said an emergency meeting had been held to discuss the situation. Underscoring the standoff, high-ranking Trump officials will conduct a rare briefing at the White House for the entire Senate on North Korea. Speaking in Sydney on Saturday, US Vice-President Mike Pence said the American aircraft carrier Carl Vinson would arrive in the Sea of Japan, bordering the Korean Peninsula, "in a matter of days". Read More »

'Just Kill Me': Police Detail Doctor's Removal From United Flight

He then dragged the passenger out of the plane because he simply refused to stand up. Dao was discharged on Wednesday night from the hospital. "For a long time , airlines - United, in particular - have bullied us". The "Bumping on Overbooked Airplanes Requires Dealing Fairly Act" ( BOARD Fairly Act ) would require the Department of Transportation to modify its rules regarding the practice of "bumping" passengers from their flights. Read More »

Avacta Group PLC (LON:AVCT) Issued With 'Corporate' Rating At FinnCap

Fenner plc (LON:FENR) has risen 71.32% since September 23, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was upgraded by Peel Hunt on Friday, January 6 to "Buy". The California-based Orbis Investment Management (U.S.) Llc has invested 5.38% in the stock. Ifc Inc Fl has 10,924 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Read More »

US To Impose 20% Tariff On Canadian Softwood Lumber

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told Reuters by telephone on Monday evening that the tariff would vary by company, with an average of about 20 percent. Quebec's largest softwood producer, Resolute Forest Products, says there's one more important reason why British Columbia's biggest companies have a "conflict" when it comes to advising Canada on how to solve the latest dispute. Read More »

Louis Vuitton group LVMH takes control of Christian Dior in £10bn deal


That will unite the 70 year old fashion label worn by film stars from Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor to Jennifer Lawrence and Natalie Portman with the Christian Dior perfume and beauty business already owned by LVMH . Arnault has a stake of about 8 percent in luxury group Hermes, and its shares fell about 5 percent on the prospect of more of the stock coming to the market. Read More »

Toronto real estate summit could yield solutions for Vancouver's reheating housing market

Effective immediately, the NRST which deals with foreign buyers will be 15 per cent on all property purchased in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the area of south Ontario that is home to nine million Canadians. Don't bet the farm: Can you afford to own a home in Toronto without going into severe debt? Other municipalities will have the same opportunity. While no immediate action is expected from the gathering of Sousa and Toronto Mayor John Tory, the first concerted effort to Finance Minister ... Read More »

Sessions: We'll fund the wall 'one way or the other'

BORDER WALL Trump says he expects Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled US relations with Mexico in the first week of his presidency. "We just can not shut down the government right now", Rubio said on CBS' "Face the Nation". "The Democrats do not support the wall". "Our goal is not to reduce it 50, 60, 70 percent but to end illegality, create a lawful system of immigration where people apply to come ... Read More »

Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization


Germany is chairing the G-20 this year. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said Thursday the United States was only seeking fair treatment. Trump promised to impose a 45 percent tariff on imports from China and a 35 percent tax on imports from Mexico. Read More »

Aadhaar for PAN off base!


Responding, Rohatgi cited a recent order by another bench, headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, whereby the court ratified the government's plan to make Aadhaar mandatory for procuring a new SIM card. To the query, Rohatgi said, "The government has legislative mandate in this regard. So only to prevent such things Section 139A of the IT Act has been amended". Read More »

Russian Planes Detected Off Alaska 4 Times This Week


USA military officials, along with their counterparts in Canada, routinely monitor the skies around their coastal areas constantly, so when unidentified aircraft were detected by radar, "this is what we train for", Schmidt said. U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in global airspace 100 miles from Kodiak Island, Alaska on Monday. On Monday, they flew about 100 miles off the Alaskan mainland. Read More »

Finance leaders downplay differences with Trump over trade


In its communique, the International Monetary Fund urged nations to avoid "inward-looking policies", but it did not include tougher language the International Monetary Fund had used in an October statement in which it had called on all countries to "resist all forms of protectionism". Read More »

Fox News axes top anchor over sexual allegations


Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly and his attorneys debated whether to share an email with his bosses at 21st Century Fox in the hours before he was sacked from the company, according to a story from Politico . ET. The source declined to comment on O'Reilly's annual salary, but CNN reported on Thursday that the host's new contract provided about $US25 million ($A33 million) a year. Read More »

Arkansas carries out first of planned executions

Arkansas, which announced an unprecedented plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days, battled a flurry of legal challenges that delayed its execution schedule until Thursday night, when Lee became the first inmate to die. Lawyers for Lee, 51, who had maintained his innocence for years, had launched last-minute appeals to halt the execution with federal courts and the Supreme Court. Read More »