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Internet Companies Gear Up For Battle To Protect Net Neutrality

In a speech , Ajit Pai, a former FCC Commissioner under Chairman Tom Wheeler and, under President Trump, Chairman of a tonally different regulator, laid his plan to claw back the consumer protections enabled by Title II. "Nothing about the law had ch...

Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

Uber wants to fill the New York City skyline with flying cars. Say it with me: Uber is serious about flying cars. Brauer points out that the Department of Transportation is still trying to iron out rules for autonomous auto companies, "an...

Oil prices recover due to hopes of OPEC deal extension

A six-month extension to the output-cut deal is necessary, the committee concluded, according to delegates with knowledge of the matter. But rising US drilling and production has tempered the bullish sentiment, with investors cutting bullish bets o...

Tillerson to chair United Nations meeting on North Korea

Kim previously taught Korean at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology in Yanji, China, not far from the North Korea border, said the school's Communist Party Committee secretary, who would only give his surname, Huang. Tillerson and Secret...

Greece beats a key bailout target but faces hard choices

Greece's primary surplus was 4.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) a year ago, significantly above the target set for Athens under its bailout program, the European Commission said on Monday. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the ...

Ice cream helps Unilever sales, food flat on spreads drag

Over the first quarter, the group saw underlying sales growth of 2.9%, though, that was thanks to 3% higher pricing, with volumes down 0.1%. That compares to analysts' estimates of 2 percent, according to a consensus compiled by the company, and grow...

United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

Future determinations related to the chairmanship will be left to the discretion of the board, the carrier said in a regulatory filing Friday. So now it is clear that the moment was not only a watershed for United-which has pledged to become th...

Men were allegedly looking to buy sex from underage girls

No details about the men have been released, nor have police provided specifics about the charges they face. The arrests occurred seemingly within recent hours and include accused many locations including "outside Ontario" police say. Police have s...

Oil set for longest gain since 2012 as Saudis seen extending cut

Figures posted on Twitter by pricing group S&P Global Platts note official data from Russian Federation show March oil production at 10.3 million barrels per day, about 60,000 barrels per day less than the first two months of the year. "Or maybe th...

De Blasio pushes cigarette price hike

The Democratic mayor on Wednesday announced his support for a series of legislative proposals created to drastically cut tobacco use in the city by the year 2020. This proximity to cigarette shops is likely promoting the habit among school-going chil...

Honda to launch all-electric battery car in China next year: executive

They make up less than 2 percent of China's overall auto market of 28 million vehicles sold past year. "It's hard for someone with an EV to come and take away market share from SUVs", stated Ben Cavender of China Market Research Group. A total of 8...

Maryland Weather Forecast: Cloudy And Muggy End To The Week

Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. South wind around 9 miles per hour. Thursday brings a chance of showers in the morning, before become warm and a tad bit muggy in the afternoon and evening. Cloudy with a high near 72. Thursday night -...

Jefferies International Indicates Potential 14.29% Increase In Shares Of NMC Health PLC

Credit Suisse's PT means a potential upside of 49.06% from the company's last stock close. Ratings analysis reveals 60% of MSA Safety Incorporated's analysts are positive. It has a 112.52 P/E ratio. Several other analysts have also recently comme...

Trump reverses views on Russia, China

In its report to Congress, the Treasury Department noted that Beijing had intervened in currency markets for about a decade to depress the value of its currency, the renminbi. The Treasury did not alter its three major thresholds for identifying curr...

April the giraffe gives birth as millions watch live feed

April 15, 2017. Giraffes are pregnant for 15 months on average. The zoo is also planning on a naming contest for their newest addition. Owner Jordan Patch beamed with pride as he told more than 2 million viewers tuned in to the zoo's Facebook live ...

Taser sparks mass panic at NY station

No deaths occurred in the incident and all of the sustained injuries were deemed non-life-threatening, authorities said , according to CNN . There were also false reports of shots fired at Macy's, which is just one block away from Penn Station.

Delta Will Pay Up to $9950 to Bumped Passengers

Agents at the boarding gate can now offer up to $2,000 (up from $800) and supervisors up to $9,950 (up from $1,350) for passengers to give up their seats, according to an internal memo obtained by the AP. United said it is reviewing its compensation...

Brokenshire warns of potential return to direct rule

East Londonderry MP Mr Campbell said Ulster Scots speakers also wanted protections and highlighted a need to introduce a military covenant in Northern Ireland - a series of policies that define the state's obligations to its armed services.

Wet, cold weather on tap for Billings this weekend

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Today ... Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. There is a very small chance for rain and an isolated thunderstorm tonight - especially areas in Northwest Alabama. Chance of precipitation...

Report Says Policies Must Help Workers Harmed By Trade

Open markets and increased competition can help poor countries rise from poverty, lower prices in rich countries and force companies and countries to become more efficient and focus on what they do best. She said: "Our forecast for 2017 and 2018 is c...

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Bank of America Corp (BAC) and Wells Fargo & Co

Alpha Windward LLC increased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co by 0.6% in the third quarter. Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 6.06%, and has a poor year to date (YTD) performance of ...

Police clash with anti-Maduro protesters in Venezuelan capital

The demonstrations initially began in response to a controversial and later annulled Supreme Court (TSJ) ruling on March 29 giving the judiciary temporary powers to assume certain functions of the National Assembly, which is now in violation of the h...

Setback for Tatas, Adanis as SC rules out compensatory tariff

Tata Power's subsidiary Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd (CGPL) and Adani Power's Mundra project in Gujarat have power purchase agreement (PPAs) with state discoms in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab. Setting aside all past orders of the tribunal and ...

Markets snap 3-day losing streak, Nifty closes at 9237

In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.76 per cent and Japan's Nikkei fell 0.48 per cent while Shanghai Composite shed 0.36 per cent in early trade on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Rupee closed nine paise higher at 64.47 against the US Dolla...

Penn Station train tracks fixed but not for morning commute

Amtrak's CEO said Thursday the derailment was caused by weakened wooden ties that run crosswise under the rails. An investigation found that track issues were behind two derailments that caused days of delays and cancellations, he said. After two ...

Adidas to mass-produce 3D-printed shoe with Silicon Valley start-up

Eric Liedtke, adidas Group Executive Board member responsible for Global Brands, said of the technology, "With Digital Light Synthesis, we venture beyond limitations of the past, unlocking a new era in design and manufacturing". To start, it e...

China plans an entire new city near Beijing to cut congestion

The Xiongan New Area in northern Hebei province will include Xiongxian, Rongcheng and Anxin counties and their surrounding areas. China will speed up the drafting of plans for building the new area, said He Lifeng, head of the National Development ...

India Moves 12 Places up in Travel and Tourism Competitive Index

Spain leads the list, followed by France , Germany , Japan, Britain, the US, Australia, Italy, Canada, Switzerland. "To further enhance its competitiveness, the government could further prioritise the travel and tourism industry, and invest in t...

California governor lifts drought emergency in most counties

Jerry Brown lifted the drought emergency in California Friday, along with most statewide water restrictions, following one of the wettest winter in years. customers in the San Francisco Bay area, The Associated Press reported . Brown said he was...

Pakistan's Misbah says to retire after Windies Test

Ahmed Shehzad made a welcome return to form in guiding Pakistan to a series-clinching seven-wicket victory over the West Indies in the fourth and final match of their T20 worldwide series at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday. "I also believe that the...

TASER changes name in shift to software, services for police

The body-camera division, based in downtown Seattle, will give access to its Evidence.com data-storage software and Axon Body 2 camera along with mounts and docks to officers from police departments that take it up on its offer. Deployment of the t...

FCA leads Canada auto sales in March, GM sales jump 27 percent

The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $38.15. Ford shares were down 2.45 percent at $11.35. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.37% which for the week stands at 1.59%. With regards to t...

Anti-allergy medicine EpiPen recall expands to US

Mylan said both reported failures included devices, manufactured between December 2015 and July 2016, that were already included in the original recall. Pfizer said it's committed to replacing the recalled devices at no cost and has advised consumer...

House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

The Senate voted Friday to block it. Although this law passed in the Senate and has a likely chance of being signed by President Trump , there's still a few ways to keep your browser history private. Opponents of the rules, like 2nd District ...

U.S. stocks end stellar quarter quietly

While the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index edged down by 0.1 percent, the German DAX Index and the French CAC 40 Index both rose by 0.4 percent. Canada's main stock index pulled back from a one-month high on Thursday as deal-related news pressured shares of C...

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World's largest plane makes first flight over California

It could potentially enable airline-style access to space flight, making the journey both routine and affordable for everyday passengers. Stratolaunch's goal is to make satell...

Uber sets course for IPO, but prospectus shows slowing growth

In 2017, Uber's revenue stood at $7.9 billion, up ~106% YoY, and it rose to $11.3 billion in 2018, a rise of ~42%. Although its user base consists of customers of other services an...

Uber says it "may not achieve profitability" ahead of $100bn IPO

Buzz over Uber planning to go public comes amid protests across the globe sparked by the company. The IPO has been a long time coming, and the company's filing with the SEC i...

Tesla begins sales of cheapest yet Model 3 auto variant in China

In addition to the Model 3 trim changes, the company said Autopilot is now standard on every vehicle it sells. Previously, the starting price for a Model 3 in China was 407,00...

Fisher-Price recalls 'Rock 'N Play' sleepers linked to infant deaths

A separate Consumer Reports investigation linked the device to at least 32 infant deaths, including some for babies younger than the 3-month-old benchmark from Fisher-Price's ori...

Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry

The Wikileaks founder continued his operation with little interruption throughout his stay there until Correa's vice president, Lenin Moreno, took power in 2017 shortly after t...

Donald Tusk suggests European Union leaders grant United Kingdom a longer Brexit extension

European Union rules say that any extension to the Brexit deadline needs unanimity among the 27 other member states, and even if smaller member states would be hard-pressed to ...

540M+ Facebook account details found exposed on misconfigured AWS instances

For many years, Facebook allowed all app developers to have access to information on anyone using their app as well as access to data on users' friends. A similar data set was al...

Amazon announces price cut on hundreds of Whole Food products

Prime members now qualify for two-hour delivery at Whole Foods , they can use Alexa to add groceries to their Prime Now cart and arrange for grocery pick-up within 30 minutes at...

MPs may force Theresa May to ask for longer Brexit delay

In a Tweet following the statement, EU Council President Donald Tusk called for patience. If the two leaders fail to agree a compromise, Mrs May said options would be put before ...

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The EU can not be held 'hostage' to Brexit crisis, says Macron

The EU can not be held 'hostage' to Brexit crisis, says Macron

The Mayo Fianna Fáil TD said he still hoped no-deal can be avoided - but he said the Government should be more open with the public about the risks and implications. Refusing borde...

Netflix Tests Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription Plans In India

Netflix Tests Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription Plans In India

Laura Martin, an analyst with the research firm Needham & Co, said Apple's prospects are strong as it shifts from being a "product" company to an "ecosystem". The company spends ...

Powerball Jackpot Now $750 Million After No Winning Ticket Drawn

Powerball Jackpot Now $750 Million After No Winning Ticket Drawn

That marked the fourth largest in the game's history. The winning combination for the $638 million prize is 24, 25, 52, 60, 66 , and the Powerball is 5. It has a cash value of...

Biogen stock price: Biogen shares tumble as Alzheimer's drug trial disappoints

Biogen stock price: Biogen shares tumble as Alzheimer's drug trial disappoints

The company said it would also discontinue the phase-2 EVOLVE study of aducanumab, which was an extension of the phase-1b PRIME to evaluate the experimental drug's safety. Hilary...

Bayer Shares Plummet Upon Verdict That Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

Bayer Shares Plummet Upon Verdict That Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

In a statement Tuesday, the company said it is disappointed with the jury's decision "but we continue to believe firmly that the science confirms glyphosate-based herbicides do...