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Is US Being Sucked Into Syria's War?

On the subject of Hezbollah, prior to arriving in Beirut Mr Tillerson said the group was part of the Lebanese political process . The Israeli military believes that it had managed to destroy up to a half of the Syrian Air Defense Forces during ...

HSBC delivers large rise in profits as it pivots to Asia

Gulliver says: "These good results demonstrate the strength and potential of HSBC ". That was amid a rise in reported revenue to 51.4 billion United States dollars (£36.8 billion) from 48 billion U.S. The bank has bought back $5.5 billion worth ...

CBI seals Brady House Branch of PNB in Mumbai

In another case, the CBI registered a case against pen maker Rotomac Global and officials of various banks in connection with an alleged scam to siphon off bank loans worth 29.19 billion rupees ($454.4 million). "This is a 22,000 crore scam", he s...

Sony reported to be entering Japan's ride-hailing market

During his first stop in Japan, he said he's willing to forge partnerships with taxi companies in order to succeed, even though Uber has less than a 1-percent market share and only offers limited services there. Both Uber and Didi are backed by S...

Airline employee stops possible human trafficking scheme

The girls, 15 and 17, hoped to travel from Sacramento to NY to go spend time with a man named "Drey" they met on Instagram, KOVR-TV reported. The two girls told authorities the man on Instagram promised them $2,000 to fly to NY for a modeling gig.

Flight from Dubai Did Emergency Landing After Passenger's Excessive Flatulence

Two men who were sitting next to the person in question asked the man to control the passing of wind, which has been going on for some time, according to the reports. When there is some risk for the passengers, the crew intervenes into the situation....

ED team raids Nirav Modi's showroom in Udhampur, seizes jewellery worth crores

IT Seized many properties of Neerav Modi, the main suspect of PNB scam. PNB officials were also summoned, the report said. They have been asked to appear before the CVC on February 19. They turned a blind eye. Modi was recently seen in a group phot...

High Court rules Public Protector's remedial action 'unlawful'

The judges directed the Special Investigating Unit to approach the president to amend a government proclamation to recover R1.1 billion from Absa, which she had said the Reserve Bank had unlawfully given to Bankorp (later bought by Absa) in the mid-1...

SpaceX launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base pushed back to Wednesday

He said, "We're going to try to do for satellites what we've done for rockets". Earlier in 2017, SpaceX revealed plans to launch about 4,420 small satellites into Earth's low-orbit to provide satellite-based internet access around the world, a se...

Tops Friendly Markets planning for bankruptcy

There are now 34 Tops locations within a 50-mile radius of the city of Syracuse. Bi-Lo LLC, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, is preparing a potential bankruptcy filing as soon as next month, people with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg...

Kraft Heinz Dives As Cost-Slashing Strategy Sputters

Kraft Heinz ( KHC ) sales and profit fell short of Wall Street expectations last quarter, adding pressure on the food giant to fuel growth with a large acquisition . This represents a $2.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.44%. "I...

Trump administration recommends steep tariffs on steel and aluminum

The President has 90 days to decide on any action, which is April 11. Last year, the administration initiated separate investigations to determine whether steel and aluminum risked US national security. "The process is ongoing", said Canadian gover...

Take a break! Uber drivers must rest 6 hours after driving 12

The feature is similar to one that Uber has in place in a few markets already around the USA, which differs depending on local regulations, but this will apply across the US, and fully block use of the driver app for accepting trips during the six-...

Mizuho Reiterates $95.00 Price Target for Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD)

About 5.48 million shares traded. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. One Association, New York-based fund reported 18,707 shares. Allianceb...

Uber loss leapt in 2017 as the final quarter showed some hope

By comparison, Uber reportedly lost $1.46 billion during the third quarter. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, the newly appointed chief defended the company's financials, saying that "we...

IEA: US oil production, exports means shift in trade patterns

Trade patterns, meanwhile, are changing in part because of the 2015 end to a ban on USA crude oil exports, a ban imposed after the Arab oil embargo on the United States in the 1970s. Now, surging U.S. exports largely banned by Washington until ju...

Featured Stock Overview: Wells Fargo & Company

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $65.51. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.08 on a per share basis this quarter. On Thursday, January 4 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hol...

Three People Killed in Grand Canyon Sightseeing Helicopter Crash

The aircraft came down around 5.20pm local time on Saturday (10 February) at the tourist attraction in the U.S. state of Arizona , although there is no information as to what caused the crash . Papillon Grand Cayon Helicopters has held the title ...

Woman in China rides through X-ray scanner rather than part with purse

A woman , train commuter at the Dongguan railway station, in China's Guangdong Province, jumped into an X-Ray machine at a train station, with her heels in order to keep a keen eye on her handbag. Officers were rendered speechless and didn't even r...

Amazon to slash hundreds of jobs from its Seattle HQ

Employment at Amazon's Seattle headquarters rose from 5,000 in 2010 to 40,000, according to the Times . However, Amazon said the job cuts relate to its consumer retail business and that it will work to reassign staff, where possible.

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Chapter Two casts James Ransone as grown-up Eddie

James Ransone's arguably best known for his role as Deputy So-and-So in the Sinister movies, while his other notable credits include The Wire , Generation Kill , Treme and ...

BMW teases design concept for iNext Vision Vehicle

BMW originally announced in 2016 that it had joined the race to produce fully autonomous cars and has teamed up with tech firms Intel and Mobileye in a bid to offer its first full...

Walmart Inc Stock Down Despite Earnings Beat, Online Sales Growth

USA comparable-store sales excluding fuel were up 2.1% (+2.2% with fuel), as the retailer saw slight gains in the average ticket (+1.3%) and traffic (+0.8%). (NYSE: WMT ) has a 20...

Sen. Stabenow on the future of net neutrality, tariffs, and PFAS contamination

Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO thanked the Senators for their work in protecting a free and open internet. The final vote was 52-47. Alaska Sen. The internet flourished...

Man, Late To Board Flight, Tries To Yank Open Plane Door

The unruly traveler somehow made it past the crew and up to outside the aircraft, where he proceeded to yank on the handle, placing his foot against the plane to get more leverag...

Mothercare boss to return in shock U-turn as retailer plans store closures

David Wood, the man brought in to replace him, becomes managing director. Uncertainty hangs over the future of Northern Ireland's five Mothercare stores after the retailer sa...

Italian parties agree basis for government deal, say no threat to euro

M5S leader Luigi Di Maio and the League's Matteo Salvini will have the final say , reviewing and signing the document before presenting it to President Sergio Mattarella . Th...

For Nigeria lower budget deficit as oil touches $80 a barrel

Goldman Sachs, though, said even with a slowdown in demand and soaring USA output, global oil markets would remain tight. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Starbucks in Hot Water After Barista Writes 'Beaner' on Latino Man's Cup

Pedro, who didn't want to disclose his last name, said he ordered two cups of coffee in La Cañada Flintridge when he noticed the word "beaner" printed on his cup instead of his nam...

Lachlan Murdoch to lead New Fox after Disney sale, James is out

Elder son Lachlan Murdoch has been named as the heir to Rupert Murdoch's business empire. While Lachlan is CEO and executive chair, there has been a new slot created: chief ope...

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Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days

Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days

With this, petrol prices are just 1 per cent away from their lifetime high of Rs 76.06 per litre hit in September 2013. Petrol reached over Rs75-mark in Delhi selling at Rs 75.10...

Amazon Prime Members to Get Discounts at Whole Foods

Amazon Prime Members to Get Discounts at Whole Foods

Sustainably sourced, wild-caught halibut steaks: $9.99/lb. By using the app , customers can log in using their Amazon Prime usernames and passwords, which will generate a QR c...

Cisco Top-Line, Earnings Beat, In-Line Guidance Disappoints

Cisco Top-Line, Earnings Beat, In-Line Guidance Disappoints

Analysts on average had expected a profit of 65 cents per share and revenue of $12.43 billion. Adjusted profit in the quarter ending in July will be 68 to 70 cents a share, while a...

Drug Importation 'Just a Gimmick,' Says HHS Secretary

Drug Importation 'Just a Gimmick,' Says HHS Secretary

America has the highest drug prices in the world. Trump's new policy actions on lowering drug prices, could have implications on US-India bilateral trade relations. On Friday, ...

Government strips Stagecoach of Virgin East Coast franchise

Government strips Stagecoach of Virgin East Coast franchise

However, he said, the decision to elect an operator of last resort was selected to provide a better transition towards the partnership model the Tories want to implement. The chair...

Total prepared to cancel $5B Iranian project

Total prepared to cancel $5B Iranian project

French energy giant Total joined other major European companies in saying they will exit Iran unless US sanctions are waived, casting a shadow over efforts by European leaders to...

Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Stake Increased by Prudential Financial Inc

Moreover, First Midwest Bank & Trust Trust Division has 0.24% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Trading volume is an important technical indicator an investor uses to confirm ...

Flood warning, watches in Racine County

Flood warning, watches in Racine County

Forecasters say rainfall could total up to one inch in areas of central Allegheny County, including parts of Interstate 79 and the Parkway North. Isolated severe thunderstorms ar...

Ford to resume F-150 production after MI supplier fire

Ford to resume F-150 production after MI supplier fire

Ford Motor Company is restarting production of the popular F-150 at Dearborn Truck Plant Friday after just over one week of downtime. Dearborn-based Ford put together a team that...