Trump rolls out executive order to speed infrastructure permitting, approval

The Federal Flood Risk Management Standard , established by Obama in an executive order , required federally-funded infrastructure projects to " address current and future flood risk and ensure that projects funded with taxpayer dollars last as lon... More..

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by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Gary Cohn 'disgusted' and 'upset' by Trump's Charlottesville comments

Sonnenfeld also spoke on the decisions for CEOs to abandon Trump's councils. Rumors that Trump economic advisor Gary Cohn , a contender to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve and a Goldman Sachs ...More..

by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Australia's citizenship crisis spreads

Mr Xenophon, whose Nick Xenophon Team controls three seats in the Senate, has spent the past week denying any dual citizenship concerns despite having a Greek mother and a Cypriot father. Senator Nash is the si...More..

Bill Gates makes largest donation since 2000 with US$4.6 billion pledge
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bill Gates makes largest donation since 2000 with US$4.6 billion pledge

Microsoft Corporation shares were trading at $73.27 per share on Tuesday morning, down $0.32 (-0.43%). While the recipient of the gift was not specified, Mr Gates has made the majority of his donations to the...More..

Chicago sues Justice Department over sanctuary cities threat
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Chicago sues Justice Department over sanctuary cities threat

The lawsuit , filed in U.S. District Court, said the federal policies force the nation's third largest city to choose between its constitutional rights and funding for law enforcement. However, Emanuel said ...More..

Martin 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Found Guilty of Three Charges
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Martin 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Found Guilty of Three Charges

He kept up his use of social media throughout the trial , posting videos on Facebook despite efforts by prosecutors and his own lawyer to keep him quiet. Mr. Shkreli emphasized the jury's finding that he did n...More..

Teen jumps from plane that landed at San Francisco airport
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Teen jumps from plane that landed at San Francisco airport

Yakel said the teen is a US citizen and was traveling alone. The teen was not injured in the incident . People are seen looking out of an open emergency exit door on a Copa Airlines flight into San Franci...More..

Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report

Analysts have been predicting lower sales this year as demand levels out after an unprecedented seven straight years of growth. "Driven by our enormous success with our crossover portfolio, it is like we have...More..

by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Luggage screening intensified after Australia airplane plot

Travellers are also being warned they will need to limit both carry-on and check-in luggage to ensure a seamless screening process. Passengers should arrive at the airport two hours before domestic flights ...More..

Japan Slaps Emergency Tariffs On Imports Of Frozen US Beef
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Japan Slaps Emergency Tariffs On Imports Of Frozen US Beef

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters the government has been contacting affected nations such as the United States to explain the increase, Kyodo news agency said. Soon after his inauguration in Ja...More..

Alexa is arriving to Amazon's Android shopping app
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Alexa is arriving to Amazon's Android shopping app

Echo device owners began seeing notifications from Amazon noting the feature rollout, and the company confirmed toTechCrunch today that the feature is indeed coming this week. The Amazon app has previously f...More..

BHP Fourth-Quarter Iron Ore Output Rises 8% on Expansions
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

BHP Fourth-Quarter Iron Ore Output Rises 8% on Expansions

CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 5,668 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $201,000 after buying an additional 85 shares in the last quarter. BHP Billiton's fiscal fourth quarter iron ore output rose ...More..

Audi ad compares women to used cars
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Audi ad compares women to used cars

Before leaving the ceremony, the mom catches a glimpse of the bride's breasts, which the bride then covers in shame. Or it will, eventually, if laws in specific regions are changed to allow. Audi has been stru...More..

Govt brings forward rise in state pension age
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Govt brings forward rise in state pension age

Work and pensions secretary David Gauke has denied he announced an increase in the state pension age on the same day as the BBC released details of how much it pays its star presenters in an attempt to "bury ba...More..

Beyonce Wax Figure: Madame Tussauds Releases Statement About Controversial Wax Figure Image
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Beyonce Wax Figure: Madame Tussauds Releases Statement About Controversial Wax Figure Image

According to a press release, wax Kylie is valued at $350,000 and to complete the figure , it took a year and a half to finish all the measurements. Jenner's fans have known for months that the 19-year-old w...More..

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead reunited with missing dog
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead reunited with missing dog

The grey dog was proudly featured on Whitehead's social media accounts as his best canine friend. He then went on to claim he didn't steal the dog (again, this is NSFW), but that he bought it and was simply...More..

by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Washington preparing new sanctions against Tehran

The Trump administration slapped 18 Iranian individuals and groups with sanctions Tuesday for aiding the country's non-nuclear weapons programs, in a bid to show that President Donald Trump is staying tough o...More..

Freebies, deals offered on National French Fry Day
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Freebies, deals offered on National French Fry Day

You can go basic and eat these crispy, fried gems on their own or with ketchup (or any other insane sauce). Burger King - While there isn't exactly a free fry deal here, $3.99 will net you two cheeseburgers...More..

NSE apologises for technical error that disrupted trade for over 3 hours
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

NSE apologises for technical error that disrupted trade for over 3 hours

A Dalal Street broker said: "Small brokers and retail investors were not able to get proper quotes even after 12.30 pm when the exchange claimed that trading was progressing smoothly". "SEBI is in touch with NS...More..

by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Martial law in Mindanao helped neutralize Maute infrastructure - Lorenzana

He said a recommendation will be made to Duterte once the military is satisfied it has flushed out all terrorist elements from the region. A spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday said ...More..

West Indies win toss, fielding vs India - T20I
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

West Indies win toss, fielding vs India - T20I

When will the India vs West Indies 2017, T20, India vs West Indies cricket game be played? Gayle is in the Windies playing XI for the first time since the final of the World T20 2016 in Kolkata. Brathwaite ...More..

N. Korean leader pays respects to founder on death anniv.
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

N. Korean leader pays respects to founder on death anniv.

An armistice that ended the war has yet to be completed with a peace treaty, leaving the Korean Peninsula in a technical state of war. It flew for 37 minutes before splashing down within Japan's 250-mile econom...More..

Welcoming GST, 22 States Abolish Border Checkposts
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Welcoming GST, 22 States Abolish Border Checkposts

State level check posts used to collect taxes on movement of goods which will not be required under the GST regime that took effect from July 1. All other levies on entry of goods have been subsumed in the ...More..

Oil is rallying as it rebounds from last week's 10-month lows
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Oil is rallying as it rebounds from last week's 10-month lows

West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for the price of oil, was up 3.1 percent to $46.32 per barrel. July is usually a big month for drawdowns: Over the last five years, inventories of crude oil have drop...More..

by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

SONY ESPN to broadcast Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn in India

For the first time since 2005, a Pacquiao fight hasn't been restricted to pay-per-view in America. The veteran trainer was on stage and watched as the young, unbeaten Australian held his breath while on top...More..

Collision between ship and oil tanker
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Collision between ship and oil tanker

Britain's coastguard received a call shortly after 2am this morning, reporting the incident in the narrow Dover Strait - the world's busiest shipping lane. "There are no injuries and all of the crew are accou...More..

Fed approves banks' investor payouts
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Fed approves banks' investor payouts

Citigroup was the highlight after hours, doubling its quarterly dividend to 32 cents per common share and announcing a common stock repurchase program of up to $15.6 billion. On June 28th the Fed said it had...More..

US Navy chief promises full probe of collision
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US Navy chief promises full probe of collision

Aucoin, however, declined to say how numerous crew members were found. The collision occurred at 2:30 a.m. local time about 56 nautical miles off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan, which is home to the 7th Fleet. ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door

Photo courtesy of Cleveland ISD Police Department. As she attempted to open the emergency exit aboard the plane, she was tackled and subdued by a passenger, Pamela Michenow, an off-duty officer of the Cleve...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Demands for answers after police shoot, kill pregnant Seattle mom

Police say Charleena had a knife, prompting them to shoot her in front of her children. Then there's a four-second pause, followed by a sudden commotion - you can hear Lyles say, 'You ready?', she calls them...More..

Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

Pelosi has donated a large sum of money to Ossoff, along with the Democratic National Committee which has given more than $2 million to Ossoff's race. If Democrat Jon Ossoff can win in Georgia 6 over Republic...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Oil prices fall on OPEC output increase, rising United States crude stocks

In short, whenever oil demand rises and prices go up, it will be met by increased supply from the US. On that basis, stocks would need to drain by more than a million barrels a day between now and then, rou...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

President plans to privatize air traffic control

What would that mean for air travel? Trump says the airline industry in America still relies on radar and ground control tracking systems, when nearly all of us have GPS enabled devices in our pockets. And la...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Oil rises as US stockpiles fall

OPEC and other producers, including Russian Federation, agreed last week to extend a deal to cut production by about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from January to June until the end of March 2018. The data...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Climate deal pull-out may speed up damage to Trump property

Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris agreement on climate change has outraged a number of politicians on all sides of the political arena here in the United States. "If the President is...More..

Eurozone growth at 2-year high but European Central Bank set to hold fire
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Eurozone growth at 2-year high but European Central Bank set to hold fire

The ECB is expected to leave policy unchanged later today as inflation remains below its target despite stronger economic growth in the euro zone. Analysts think the purchases will be tapered next year, but t...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Goldman Sachs attacked for "strengthening the brutal repression" in Venezuela

If Venezuela is not doing well economically, why is Goldman Sachs buying its bonds? Maria Angela Holguin, Colombia's chancellor to the OAS, said in Spanish that coming up with a solution to the crisis in V...More..

Virginia officers to carry torch to support Special Olympics
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Virginia officers to carry torch to support Special Olympics

This event continues to grow as the single largest fund-raiser for the Illinois Special Olympics. Local law enforcement and the Carroll County State's Attorney's Office will take to the streets of Carroll Cou...More..

Capwealth Advisors Has Cut Coca (KO) Holding; Macerich Co Has 0.86 Sentiment
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Capwealth Advisors Has Cut Coca (KO) Holding; Macerich Co Has 0.86 Sentiment

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since June 1, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500. Vaughan David Investments Inc decreased American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) sta...More..

Stocks open mostly lower post-holiday; Amazon tops $1000
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Stocks open mostly lower post-holiday; Amazon tops $1000

The Standard & Poor's 500 closed at 2,430.06 for a gain of 18.26 points or 0.76%. The Nasdaq Composite Index lost 5.62 points, or 0.09 per cent, to 6,204.57. American Express shares were the second-best perf...More..