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by | January 20, 2018 | 03:41

The new price works out to almost $156 a year. Subscribers who pay annually won't see an increase as the yearly rate of $99 remains in effect. The cost of Amazon's monthly Prime program for students will also reportedly increase from $5.49 to $6.49, but the price of other monthly Prime services like Prime Video will stay the same.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:43

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on January 16 unveiled the state's 2019 executive budget, which he said realizes "the promise of progressive government". Cuomo pointed out that NY sends $48 billion more in revenues to the federal government than it receives back.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:05

The flight will depart every day from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport hub in Nairobi at 23:25 arriving at JFK airport in NY at 06:25 the following day. Speaking while making the announcement in Thursday, Kenya Airways chief executive officer Sebastian Mikosz said the airline will be targeting business and leisure travelers.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:06

There's a lot of talk right now about the high price of stocks and the length of the current rally, but even expert investors usually can't time the market. Yields slipped and bond prices clawed back their earlier losses after a solid 30-year bond auction. But Erlam says it is too "early to speculate" on the likelihood that China will "suddenly" reduce its holdings.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:04

The move comes after Marriott International Inc. was reported to have listed Hong Kong , Macau , Taiwan and Tibet as individual countries in an email to members, as well as on its app's registration page. The Shanghai government said it had asked Marriott to "take down all relevant content, conduct a thorough check on all contents it posted on its website and online application to prevent anything similar, and address the public's concern in a timely fashion to eliminate a negative ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:28

The nickname for the tool, meanwhile, is said to be inspired by a quote from Ellen Ripley, the heroine played by Sigourney Weaver in the Alien film franchise. Uber granted access to the relevant files once issued with a second, more specific search warrant. According to Uber the software is necessary to protect company data, along with the privacy of passengers, drivers and Uber employees.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:24

That compares to the national average which is up.4 cents to $2.48 per gallon. In 2013, it cost Americans an average of $3.26 per gallon to fill up. The nation's current average is $2.49 a gallon, according to GasBuddy data. The national gas bill is expected to increase to $364.4 billion. The average dropped 1 cent to $2.39 in the Jacksonville area. In November 2016, the Measure L half-cent sales tax passed in Stanislaus County with 71 percent approval.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:16

Snow started falling on Tallahassee Wednesday around 8 a.m. EST, according to the National Weather Service . At least 16 deaths were blamed on dangerously cold temperatures that for days have gripped wide swaths of the USA from Texas to New England.

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:20

An increase in Walmart's starting wage rate to $11 an hour, effective in the February 17, 2018, pay cycle. First, Walmart employees are eligible for the $1,000 bonus only if they've worked at the company for 20 years . CEO Doug McMillon said in prepared statement that recently enacted tax legislation "gives us the opportunity to be more competitive globally and to accelerate plans for the U.S".

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:25

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is adding Gregory E. Abel and Ajit Jain as directors, boosting the size of its board to 14 members. "They are the key figures", Buffett said to CNBC . JPMorgan's Sarah DeWitt described Abel as Buffett's most likely successor, saying he "would be a strong allocator of capital and the earning power of the underlying businesses would remain strong after Buffett", viewing Jain's age as weighing on his chances.

by | January 10, 2018 | 00:30

EST and earlier in the session touched $68.29, its highest since May 2015. "You're so long this market at this point, you could certainly get more interest at these levels", said Rob Haworth, senior investment strategist at U.S. Only top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia produce more. Some analysts have said a rise in USA shale oil production could discourage OPEC and Russian Federation to maintain their deal to curb supply until the end of the year for fears of losing market ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:42

Apple explains that, since exploiting this issue requires a malicious app to be loaded onto your device, it recommends users only download software from "trusted sources such as the App Store". According to the tech giant, despite the issues being present, there have been no known exploits to hit any Apple product users so far. An update from Apple on what is needed for its Mac computers and iOS devices is expected.

by | December 30, 2017 | 00:35

But while the bride's film industry had some notable absentees with two of the Khans Aamir and birthday boy Salman missing, the who's who of Indian cricket checked in to greet the Indian captain . Also, he went to accompany Anushka on the dance floor and started dancing with her as gently. Wearing a shimmery gold lehenga , Anushka looked elegant as she completed her look with a neck piece and earrings, while Virat looked dapper in an Indigo velvet bandhgala and silk blend Jodpuri trouser.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:13

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reached out numerous times to North Korea pushing diplomatic negotiations, but Trump admonished him publicly on Twitter and has repeatedly threatened North Korea and insulted its leader, Kim Jong Un . Britain's National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has also reportedly attributed WannaCry to North Korea, as well. In reality, analysts agree that North Korea would see any attack as the start of a full-scale war of regime change, and standing military ...

by | December 20, 2017 | 00:40

The bill represents the first major legislative victory for President Donald Trump . Middle-income taxpayers would pay about $930 less than under current law, or about 1.6 percent of after-tax income, the Tax Policy Center says. Speaker Ryan was not concerned about the bill's unpopularity. The House was expected to vote around 2 p.m. This story will be updated with the latest developments in the U.S.

by | December 19, 2017 | 07:32

Referring to joint military drills the USA conducts with South Korea, Nebenzya said, "indeed this is how Pyongyang evaluates the regular wide-scale maneuvers and exercises by the United States and its allies in the region". This lack of coordination between the White House and State Department will only chip away at the global community's hopes for the U.S. government. "It has not yet shown to be a capable threat against us right now ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:32

The rant was captured on another passenger's cell phone camera. The airline explained that crew dealt with the woman until she was met by police when the plane landed. 'Our reports from flight attendants indicate a customer violated federal laws by both smoking on board an aircraft and by tampering with a smoke detector in an aircraft restroom.

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:32

On Tuesday, the streaming company defended a tweet that was criticized for being "creepy". Netflix has come under fire for exploiting user data for laughs, after its US Twitter account sent out a mocking tweet at the expense of viewers of one of its original movies.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:19

The capital project is the biggest B.C. hydro has ever taken on, and a new project team will be put in place to provide enhanced oversight to make sure it is built "on time and on budget". "Family members of mine, friends of mine will be very, very disappointed with this". "We've done that and we've come to conclusion that proceeding is the best way forward".

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:18

Flight attendants instructed her to stop and get the child into his seat. Barton said the plane passengers were stuck on a three-and-a-half-hour delay when Rui's child began to cry. The Spirit Airlines plane, set to travel from her home in Houston to Newark , N.J., on Friday, had already been delayed, and the exhausted mother was just hoping her son would cooperate for the three-hour flight.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:21

SIPRI's annual report said that American and Western European companies accounted for 82.4 percent of total arms sales for 2016. South Korea's arms sales hit record levels past year, pushed by the continuous military threat from North Korea , complicated relations with China and a government decision to increase domestic arms production, a Swedish think tank said Monday.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:10

U.S. prosecutors in 2012 said that in February 2008, Mexican authorities told the CEO of HSBC's Mexico unit that a local drug lord referred to the bank as the "place to launder money". The New York Times reports that filings related to dismissing the charges lingering over HSBC had not been made by late morning in New York. HSBC is working to ensure that the reforms it has put in place are both effective and sustainable over the long-term, and, given the increasing sophistication ...

by | December 09, 2017 | 04:48

According to the latest news from Reuters , Ford is considering to enter into the agreement as it plans to penetrate the China markets as their new strategy to stimulate their business growth. The cars could come directly from Ford or from its dealer network - the details are still being worked out, Reuters reported. Collaborating with leading technology players is in line with their vision "for smart vehicles in a smart world to reimagine and revolutionize consumers' mobility experiences", ...

by | December 03, 2017 | 00:39

If today's tweet is true, he then lied to Comey to get him to drop an investigation, knowing full well Flynn had lied to the FBI. "Are you ADMITTING you knew Flynn had lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation when you asked Comey to back off Flynn?" US President Donald Trump has said actions by his disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn during the presidential transition were lawful and there was no collusion between his 2016 White House campaign and Russian ...

by | November 28, 2017 | 00:26

This will include £170 million to transform the construction sector and help create affordable places to live and work that are safer, healthier and use less energy, and up to £210 million to improve early diagnosis of illnesses and develop precision medicine for patients across the UK.

by | November 26, 2017 | 00:19

The founder of the world's largest e-commerce company made almost United States dollars 2.4 billion on Friday alone. The Microsoft founder is now worth a mere $89 billion, according to Forbes and Bloomberg . That said, Gates has given a significant amount of his fortune away to charity and in acts of philanthropy. As Bloomberg points out, Gates, who now has a net worth of $86.8 billion, would be worth more than $150 billion if he hadn't given $700 million in Microsoft shares and $2.9 ...

by | November 22, 2017 | 00:18

The Financial Times interviewed six students, aged 17 to 19, who claim that the Zhengzhou Urban Rail Transit School is forcing them to work at the factory for three months in order to fulfill the "work experience" requirement to graduate. Foxconn noted that its policies prohibit interns from working more than 40 hours per week, however the iPhone-builder acknowledged the policy violation and said it's working with Apple to ensure history doesn't repeat itself.

by | November 21, 2017 | 00:27

Bio-Bean's biofuel is then directly put into selected London buses , which if continued, can decrease emissions from the transport industry through innovations in second-generation biofuels. Londoners consume an estimated 20 million cups of coffee each day, which adds up to roughly 200,000 tons of coffee waste over the course of a year.

by | November 18, 2017 | 00:13

The national rate was 4.1 percent in October, down from 4.2 percent in September and 4.8 percent in October 2016. According to Cheryl Stanton, executive director of the S.C. "For the fourth consecutive month, both resident employment and unemployment declined", a news release from the department said. The state unemployment rate decreased from 5.3 percent in September and was slightly higher than the 5 percent rate of October 2016.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:27

Going forward, the Ministry of Finance will obtain further information and notify Parliament about the ongoing work in the Report on the Management of the Government Pension Fund, to be submitted in the spring of 2018. It said the step would make the country "less vulnerable to a permanent drop in oil and gas prices", and its advice was not based on a price forecast or the sector's sustainability.