by | March 16, 2018 | 00:40

Animal rights group PETA called for the flight attendant involved in the incident to be fired and charged with animal cruelty in the dog's "horrific, terrifying death". "I cried with them three minutes later as she sobbed over his lifeless body". While the airline originally told Swindle that her dog could be quarantined for up to two weeks, they have since promised that a veterinarian will check on him in the airport and put him on a flight to Wichita, Kan.

by | March 15, 2018 | 02:00

The BDI interpreted the development as an "alarming sign" that Brexit was already "casting a shadow" on economic relations between Britain and EU. Juncker said the controversial "backstop" proposal for dealing with the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic "translates faithfully" the agreement reached between Mrs May and the European Union in December.

by | March 15, 2018 | 02:01

The Microsoft Cloud - comprising Microsoft Azure , Office 365 and Dynamics 365 - from Swiss datacenters is expected to be initially available in 2019. Microsoft has a long history of collaboration with various companies which are reliable. Finastra has already moved its United States payments line to Azure, and more business lines will follow over the next 12 months.

by | March 15, 2018 | 01:59

Cryptocurrencies have been a hot topic for quite some time now, with its regular rise and fall the digital currency coins have managed to steal the stage away. Google added that they are constantly updating their policies as "threats emerge". Also on this updated list are binary options and synonymous products, and in general " cryptocurrencies and related content ".

by | March 13, 2018 | 04:17

The central bank expects retail inflation to pick up to 5.1% to 5.6% in April-September before easing, assuming normal rainfall. While the price rise in food segment was 3.26% in February, it was 17.57% in vegetables. The retail inflation, however, fell to four-month low of 4.44 per cent in the month of February as compared to 5.07 per cent in January. Capital goods, a barometer of investments, showed a sharp increase in output by 14.6% in January, 2018 as against a decline of 0.6% year ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:34

Earlier this month, Twitter began soliciting proposals from the public to help the platform capture, measure and evaluate healthy interactions. Furthermore, Twitter product director David Gasca noted during the stream that one of the problems with the verification platform is that people view the blue checkmark as an endorsement by the company, which is not the case.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:16

The suit alleges that since Mr. Trump himself never signed the agreement, Daniels should be free to discuss her "intimate relationship" with him in 2006 and 2007. The White House has strenuously denied the allegations. President Trump's proclivity for putting his name on buildings, steaks, ties and certificates is well-known.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:30

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which has the power to stop deals that could harm national security, asked Qualcomm to postpone the annual meeting and election of directors by 30 days. Broadcom had hoped to install six friendly board members at a shareholder meeting Tuesday, which would effectively give Broadcom control and allow a vote for Qualcomm to accept Broadcom's acquisition offer.

by | March 05, 2018 | 10:40

Later Friday, United Airlines, which operated the flight, offered a slightly less drastic account of what had occurred. The flight was en route to Washington Dulles International Airport when it was hit with bad weather from a powerful nor'easter, bombarding the East Coast with violent winds, torrential rain and snow.

by | March 03, 2018 | 03:11

Tripura went to the polls on February 18 and Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27. As far as exit polls are concerned, the BJP is expected to dethrone the Left from its citadel - Tripura . This was, however, a major dip from 2013 assembly election when the state had recorded about 90 per cent voter turnout. The Congress fielded candidates for all 59 constituencies.

by | March 03, 2018 | 03:08

Using Uber's ride-hailing service to get home after a long night of drinking is definitely the responsible thing to do. The bad news? That party was in Morgantown, West Virginia . The trip set him back $1,600. Bachman got back to New Jersey safe and sound. Bachman says he gave the driver five stars. "I didn't know what to think", he said.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:17

Comcast Corp , the biggest cable operator in the United States, has offered to pay US$31 billion to buy Sky PLC , the European pay-TV group that Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc has already agreed to buy. Shares of both Comcast and Disney declined on the news . Mr Roberts said Comcast was prepared to co-own Sky with either Fox or Disney , as long as Comcast held a majority stake.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:15

The court's more conservative members said that requiring workers who choose not to join public unions to pay for collective bargaining and similar activities is an affront to their right to free speech. They agreed with a lawyer for Mark Janus , an IL state employee who objects to paying $45 a month to support his union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:00

The Indian Express has quoted an official saying the agency "want (s) to see on what basis these loans were granted and whether these are still recoverable". While the Samudra Mahal properties and two other flats in Punes Hadapsar area are in the name of Modi and his wife Ami, the assets attached in the pricey Kalaghoda and Opera House area in the Maharashtra capital are in the name of Modi's diamond firm- Firestarter Diamond International Private Limited.

by | February 25, 2018 | 01:23

The UK economy grew more slowly than was previously thought last year as household spending and business investment tailed off in the final few months leaving Britain trailing even further behind America and the eurozone. Between the third and fourth quarters, transport, storage and communication grew by 1.1%; business services and finance were up by 0.9%; and government and other services increased by 0.2%.

by | February 25, 2018 | 01:25

Buffett reported $29 million tax gains in Berkshire's annual earnings from a change in USA tax rules. Buffett details in his annual letter the many business activities that led to that gain - including, he writes, investments in American companies, which helped Berkshire's non-insurance businesses realize a $950 million gain in pre-tax income over 2016.

by | February 24, 2018 | 03:17

At that point, there were still Russian hopes that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would go ahead and lift its suspension of Russia's Olympic committee and allow them to march with the Russian flag at Sunday's closing ceremony. The IOC set out the criteria for Russian Federation to be reinstated, and the latest doping cases are a setback. "This won't win us any extra credit", Russian delegation leader Stanislav Pozdnyakov told members of that country's media, per the AP.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:32

Amazon acquired the high-end grocery chain in August and has found numerous ways to bring Amazon convenience to Whole Food shoppers, including installing lockers in stores. Amazon has said Prime is becoming the loyalty program for the chain which it acquired previous year, although how exactly that would work remains unclear.

by | February 17, 2018 | 09:48

He grew up in Belgium, dropped out of Wharton School at 19 to join the diamond business and his flagship company Firestar Diamond sources and distributes diamonds. Modi (46), who had figured in the Forbes' list of richest Indians, was booked by the CBI for cheating after PNB sent a complaint to it alleging that the jewellery firm owner, his brother, wife and Choksi entered into a criminal conspiracy with the officials of the bank and cheated it, causing a "wrongful loss".

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:08

Alleghany Corp increased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 15.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The fund owned 157,505 shares of the oil and gas company's stock after selling 1,390 shares during the period.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:00

Economists said the stubbornly high inflation in January meant United Kingdom households were faced in the near-term with falling living standards and rising mortgage bills. Digestive enzymes and antacids, which have a 0.22 per cent in IIP , continued to be the top contributors for the IIP growth in December, followed by cement, electricity, diesel and two-wheelers.

by | February 10, 2018 | 02:58

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 1,032 points on Thursday , or 4.15 percent, closing at 23,860.46. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 19.42 points, or 0.08 percent, to 24,893.35. Bulls are saying that strong United States corporate earnings, including a boost from President Donald Trump's tax cuts, will result in the continued growth of U.S.

by | February 10, 2018 | 02:57

Germany's embattled Social Democratic leader Martin Schulz abruptly dropped his bid to become Chancellor Angela Merkel's next foreign minister, saying an outcry over his claim to the post endangers a critical membership vote to end the country's political impasse.

by | February 05, 2018 | 05:21

At the same time, USA shale drillers won't be able to meet all the growing demand, the bank says. Production has beaten its previous peak even though there are fewer than half the number of rigs drilling for oil compared with before the slump.

by | February 04, 2018 | 00:58

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 500 points on Friday as a strong report boosted bond yields and bolstered expectations that the U.S. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up 19 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,802. The stock added $6.20 to $193.09. Stocks were lifted earlier by a surge in Boeing (BA.N) which forecast better-than-expected full-year profits and said it expects to deliver a record number of commercial aircraft in 2018, sending its shares up 4.9%.

by | February 02, 2018 | 12:20

As part of the study, 25 people were exposed to varying levels of nitrogen dioxide for three hours to investigate the possible health effects of the chemical compound in concentrations below the limit for workplaces, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen said in a statement .

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:19

The stock of Nordstrom, Inc. Easterbrook said the company will continue to emphasize affordability and convenience in an effort to maintain customers. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, January 5 report. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $128 target in Wednesday, November 11 report.

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:14

Bitcoin's value skyrocketed from just under $1000 to almost $14,000 per coin in 2017, prompting a wave of new investors and alternative cryptocurrencies coupled with a wave of opportunists looking to take advantage of crypto neophytes. The company has issued a strong statement with this new ad policy which bans cryptocurrencies. Facebook allows ads for sensitive financial topics, with some restrictions.

by | January 28, 2018 | 01:59

Activists in the United Kingdom are calling on British Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw an invitation to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who is expected to visit within a few weeks, Al Jazeera reported. With a fortune of United States dollars 18 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires index, Bin Talal controls the Kingdom Holding investment firm, and owns major stakes in News Corp, Citigroup, Twitter and many other worldwide corporations.

by | January 28, 2018 | 02:02

Shares of Intel Corp ( INTC.O ) jumped more than 10 percent and hit their highest level since October 2000 a day after the company reported quarterly results. Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 112.60 points, or 0.43 per cent, to 26,364.72, reports Xinhua. The dollar was last down 0.44 percent against a basket of currencies ().