January 24, 2018

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Takata air bag blamed for death during fix job


The car's ignition switch was on, so the air bag would have been ready in case of a crash, according to Honda . It's also not clear why the air bag deployed, but police photos show the metal driver's side inflator ruptured and shot out fragments, Honda said. Read More »

Homecoming to the Japanese Spider-Man Show's Opening


It also stormed well clear of last week's top movie, Despicable Me 3 , which fell to second. Unlike previous films where Spider-Man was the lone superhero, Homecoming has the web-slinging crime fighter battling alongside Marvel characters Iron Man and Captain America. Read More »

Simona Halep, Johanna Konta advance to Wimbledon quarterfinals


Caroline Garcia is enjoying the greatest grand slam success of her career as she prepares to face Johanna Konta - after enraging her Fed Cup team-mates by quitting the France team. The pattern for the hard-hitting, back and forth match was clear in the first set, which Konta took a long, tiring first set on a tie break. When Garcia ruled herself out of contention to play for France in the Fed Cup in April, by announcing she had a back injury after being selected against her wishes, ... Read More »

Pritchard and Kigab named to the FIBA World Cup All-Star Team


We came here to not only play for the gold, but win the gold, and to play like we did and have Canada come out and play so well, it was just disappointing that we couldn't get it done. Pritchard was the only member of Team USA to be named to the All-Star Team. Starting point guard Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., returned to the Canadian lineup after missing the previous two games with an injury. Read More »

Onus on Russian Federation to end Ukraine war, says USA secretary of state

According to the president, Ukraine is not interested in delaying such negotiations, because "Ukraine pays a high price - its heroes are wounded and killed" every day. In 2014, the European Union and the United States introduced several rounds of anti-Russia sanctions over Moscow's alleged involvement in the internal crisis in Ukraine. Read More »

Massive fire rips through building under construction in Oakland


The project was set to include 196 apartments and 31,500 square feet of retail space. The YMCA nearby also closed because of poor air quality and will reopen when air quality improves, KRON reported . "I think it's somebody who's against Oakland housing, they burned down the place where people are going to be living", said neighbor Todd Williams. Read More »

SoundCloud Cuts off 41% Staff Despite Streaming Growth


SoundCloud's failure to turn its 175 million unique monthly listeners into a profitable business is nonetheless instructive of the sector's challenging economics. The music streaming arena counts Apple , Spotify , Amazon and others bulky competitors that have deep pockets. SoundCloud's future has been a matter of debate for some time as the company struggles to find a reliable revenue source. Read More »

Samsung puts $18bn into memory chip production

Based on The Bank of Korea's input-output table, production inducement effect and direct and indirect employment inducement effect will be $141 billion (163 trillion KRW) and 440,000 people respectively if Samsung were to invest $32.1 billion (37 trillion KRW). Read More »

Saudi shift could see oil prices, and improving Tullow, on the up


The price Venezuela receives for its mix of medium and heavy oil bounced off its lowest point since the coordinated OPEC supply freezes were announced back in November. At 509.21 million barrels, current crude supplies are up 2.7% from the year-ago period and are in the upper limit of the average range during this time of the year. Read More »

General Motors Shares Higher


Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 38,664 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $450,000 after buying an additional 21,879 shares during the last quarter. Sales of Toyota's Camry, normally the top-selling non-pickup truck in the US, fell almost 10 percent. If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. Read More »

China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows


The aggregate trading volume was 7.05 billion yuan, the China Foreign Exchange Trade System said on its website. Under rules issued by the Chinese central bank, offshore investors will be able to trade bonds using foreign currencies. Previous moves to opening the country's interbank bond market to institutional investors have failed to boost foreign holdings of onshore debt. "Longer term, it would be crucial to consolidate the new bond link with other existing investment improve ... Read More »

Etihad allows electronic devices onboard U.S. flights from Abu Dhabi


Etihad did not elaborate on what additional security measures passengers would face to be allowed to have their laptops, tablets and other electronics with them on their flights. Etihad passengers clear U.S. Customs at the Abu Dhabi airport, in the only facility of its kind operated by the U.S. Customs and Boarder Patrol in the Middle East. Read More »

China: Joint HK declaration with United Kingdom has no value


According to the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association, the city now hosts nearly 4,000 mainland companies - double the number in 1997 - with total assets rising 22 times to almost HK$20 trillion. It was meant to be a routine demonstration by pro-democracy protesters. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chancellor's Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine, told TIME that such frank statements painted a "worrisome" picture for Hong Kong . Read More »

Bank of America Plans to Boost Quarterly Dividend


The preferred shares paid $300 million annually in dividends. So it's a quick $12 billion paper profit for the Oracle of Omaha. Buffett's move could be imminent after the Bank of America passed the second round of the annual bank stress tests Wednesday, allowing the firm to raise its dividends up to 48 cents per share annually. Read More »

China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison


Jason O'Connor, an Australian citizen who heads Crown's VIP relations, was sentenced to 10 months in prison. Xuan and Pan Dan have been detained since October past year, meaning they will be released next month after having already served 9 months of their sentence. Read More »

Red Cross Holds Blood Drive in Town


Aigboje Ikhuoria reports that some residents in Benin City donated blood as part of the commemoration of the day. "We need to change the culture of a single donation motivated by urgency to a culture based on repeated, altruistic donation", said PAHO Regional Blood Services and Transplants Advisor María Dolores Pérez-Rosales. Read More »

A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery


Amazon announced on June 16 that it will acquire upscale supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. (NYSE: KR), have a large part of the market. At $480 billion, Amazon's market value equals 90 percent of all the stocks in the S&P 1500 food and staples index, which includes Walmart . In fact, it's the key to sustainability in this volatile retail marketplace. Read More »

Ronaldo on target as Portugal ease into semifinals

Mexico's Nestor Araujo, inseen in the fram, scores during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Mexico and Russia , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Saturday, June 24 , 2017. Russian Federation had seen two penalty appeals rejected before taking the lead after 25 minutes, Alexander Samedov finishing well from inside the box after Aleksandr Erokhin teed him up following a miskick. Read More »

Dani Alves opens up about possible Man City move this summer

On Wednesday, the Serie A club's director Beppe Marotta confirmed that the 34-year-old's contract will be terminated by mutual consent, which paves the way for the right-back to complete a free transfer to Pep Guardiola's side. Well, everyone knows my admiration for Pep Guardiola ..." hedged Alves, leaving everyone guessing at what he's hinting at. City are on the lookout for a new right-back, with Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna set to officially depart when their contracts expire at the ... Read More »

Weibo shares tumble on China internet crackdown


The move prompted a sell-off in the US -trade shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Sina Weibo. SAPPRFT said in their statement that Sina Weibo (a Chinese social media platform), iFeng (the online service of a television station), and ACFUN (a video sharing site) lacked the required license to stream audio and visual content and were "not in line with national audiovisual regulations". Read More »

Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Change


Datawatch Corp now has $98.02M valuation. About 517,230 shares traded. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading 24.58% off of the 200-day moving average. (NYSE:VZ). Riverhead Cap Mgmt Lc owns 134,151 shares. Oakbrook Invs Ltd Liability accumulated 9,300 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Further, an extension trial is ongoing, evaluating its long-term safety in people with migraine for up to five years. Read More »

Fed: US banks have money for crisis


The Fed doesn't officially give banks pass or fail grades on the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Tests, or DFAST . The measures signal economic health but are only the first in a two-step process. While the bill is dead-on-arrival in the Senate in its entirety, portions of it will likely make it into law , namely, items that reduce the regulatory burden on community banks and adjustments to certain threshold designations. Read More »