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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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OPEC members complaining, says Nigeria is overproducing

Whether to exempt Iran from making any cuts was one sticking point in the meeting, said a delegate. Iraqi minister Thamir Abbas Al Ghadhban said deliberations would continue on...

China vows quick action on U.S. trade promises: 'The sooner the better'

The yield on the 5-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on the 2-year note, a move that suggests investors are fearful about the economy's longer-term health. Yet many eco...

Trump says China to "reduce and remove" tariffs on US-made cars

President Donald Trump left his top advisers scrambling on Monday to explain a trade deal he claimed he'd struck with China to reduce tariffs on USA cars exported to the cou...

Diplomats struggle for agreement on G-20 summit statement

Ms Merkel also said she hopes a meeting between the U.S. and Chinese leaders will help resolve trade tensions between the two countries. Last week the US President said "it coul...

US stocks decline as trade angst weighs; TSX slightly up

On their face, the comments were a reversal from early last month, when Powell said the key interest rate was probably still a " long way " from a so-called neutral level and that ...

Trump Wants GM To Reimburse America For The Bailout?

GM is set to idle five factories in the U.S. and Canada and eliminate about 14,000 jobs, more than ten percent of its North American workforce. "This callous decision by GM to r...

Historical photos of King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud's visit to Egypt

The Egyptian presidency said the prince is due to arrive in Cairo later Monday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. In Tunis , he is expected to hold talks with the ...

Why Cold Snaps Don't Disprove Climate Change

The climate assessment is required by law every few years. One benefit the report may have, even despite a lack of media coverage, may be to weaken the administration's legal...

Bitcoin Dips Below $5,000 For The First Time In 13 Months

The free fall in crypto prices is pretty steep at the moment. BTC/USD is down more than USD 1,000 and it is now (UTC 08:30 AM) trading below the USD 4,500 level. Past year the ...

Amazon Has Made its Decision...Ocasio Cortez Is Not Happy

Amazon has amassed an unduplicated database of available sites and cities' strengths and weaknesses from the volumes of HQ2 proposals submitted. The company said the new fac...

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MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

Many opposed to the measure argued that the proposal was too unstructured as it would have allowed for people to grow and possess as much cannabis as they want. "This is yet anothe...

What you need to know about the Pa. midterm elections

What you need to know about the Pa. midterm elections

Laying into the tangled legal scandals enveloping the Trump administration - especially the possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives - Obama sc...

Apple Will No Longer Report Hardware Sales Figures

Apple Will No Longer Report Hardware Sales Figures

Apple's faithful customers aren't snapping up iPhones quite as enthusiastically as anticipated heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. Sure enough, in the three month p...

Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years

Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years

The reign as world's biggest oil producer may be short-lived: Russian Federation in September produced 11.37 million barrels a day and they may be above 11.4 million in October....

IBM buying North Carolina-based Red Hat in $34B deal

IBM buying North Carolina-based Red Hat in $34B deal

Both Red Hat and IBM said the combined company will accelerate "hybrid multi-cloud adoption". "IBM's commitment to keeping the things that have made Red Hat successful - always t...