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CBFC wants the Padmavati title to be modified as Padmavat

Joshi added that the producers and the director of the film are "completely in agreement" with the proposed modifications. A meeting is reportedly on the cards between the filmmakers and censor board officials in January. It earlier said the film cap...

South Korea to Tighten Bitcoin Exchange Rules Amid 'Speculative' Boom

Perhaps in response to the news, the cryptocurrency markets fell overnight, with Bitcoin slumping 10%. Following this news, the Bitcoin price has plunged by more than 11% in the past 24 hours and is now trading at $14375.70, according to CoinM...

Treasury Sect'y Steve Mnuchin Christmas is Horses

It was cleared by investigators around 8 p.m. Treasury Secretary nominee, Steven Mnuchin , testifies during his Senate Finance committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. "We have $50 million homes and we...

The Salvation Army to announce Tree of Lights Campaign progress

Over the course of an hour, Rep. Yaccarino joined a representative from The Salvation Army and participated in the time-honored tradition of ringing the bell as they greeted holiday shoppers. "If there's no one at those kettles, people don't give", M...

Coinbase Investigating Possible Insider Trading of Bitcoin Cash

Something similar happened yesterday when Coinbase finally added Bitcoin Cash to the platform. Coinbase was concerned that its own workers had exploited the shift towards Bitcoin Cash and away from Bitcoin after its price skyrocketed.

European Union to Investigate IKEA for Receiving 'Unfair Tax Advantages'

In particular, the Commission's focus will be on whether the acquisition price adequately reflects the contribution made by Inter IKEA Systems to the value of the franchise business and the level of interest deducted from Inter IKEA Systems' ...

Man with knife shot at Schiphol airport, taken into custody

The airport's crowded entrance plaza, where trains arrive underground to arrivals and departures halls, was briefly evacuated, Tom Goemans, a spokesman for Schiphol, said . A video purporting to show the man being carried away on a stretcher has eme...

SC among 10 least healthy states, new reports says

The study shows that Oklahoma has jumped nine spots, up to 36th in the nation, when it comes to the rate of tobacco users. MA got good marks in the report for having the highest concentration of mental health providers (547.3 per 100,000 populati...

Geminid Meteor Shower peaks next couple nights

According to NASA , meteor rates will be around 60 per hour. "It's best to be in a place where there's no city lights", they said. Meanwhile on the meteor shower front, the Geminids are known for the brightness of the individual meteors and their...

Mahira Khan bags 5th spot in Sexiest Asian Woman list

Full credit should be given to my genetics and optics. I feel grateful and am humbled. Reclaiming her lost position, Priyanka Chopra has once again topped the list of the "50 Sexist Asian Woman" beating co-star Deepika Padukone , who won the title...

Airlines Are Set to Make Even More Money Off Passengers in 2018

IATA noted that labour costs are now a larger expense item than fuel, comprising 30.9% of costs in 2018. While the momentum may moderate in 2018, e-commerce will likely help underpin global cargo growth. The group disclosed in Geneva, Switzerland t...

DC archdiocese sues transit agency over rejection of Christmas season ads

The ads featured a silhouette of the the three Magi and displayed the text "Find The Perfect Gift", the Archdiocese said in a statement announcing the lawsuit. In the summer of 2015, WMATA let Carafem, an abortion facility that styles itself as ...

Vermont unemployment in October steady at 2.9 percent

A surge in the number of Idahoans sixteen years of age and older either working or looking for work in October increased the pool of available workers for employment - and pushed the state's unemployment rate up to 2.9 percent, labor officials said.

China to celebrate Singles' Day with whopping shopping spree

The 2017 Singles Day sale is already over $3 billion ahead. Alibaba introduced the Single's Day shopping event in 2009. For this year's festival, Alibaba has employed a "new retail" strategy to bring together the online and offline shopping e...

JC Penney is a bright spot among nation's retailers

A good method of evaluating a public company's profitability is by taking a look at its Earnings per Share (EPS) performance. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in shares of J. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for J. C. Penney Comp...

Black Friday 2017: Best Buy deals on consoles and games

This list will be updated. The Best Buy Black Friday 2017 ad arrives earlier than expected. (Doors officially open at 5 p.m.) That's because there are several huge price cuts on things like consoles, which are sure to go fast. There's one big ben...

Tesla misses first major Model 3 goal in worst financial quarter ever

Big Picture: Tesla stock is falling as production of the Model 3 has been slow. Model 3 production delays mean postponed sales could exacerbate the company's cash burn, which Tesla estimated at $ 1 billion in the upcoming quarter. Results from el...

Winx storms to historic third consecutive Cox Plate win

She'll be recognised as one of the greatest horses to grace the Australian turf. And you know trying to compare one horse to another, they are always different animals at the end of the day, be but we are in the presence of greatness as you said.

Tesla reportedly made deal to open a manufacturing facility in Shanghai

The deal, which without a local partner likely won't negate China's 25 percent import tax, will still allow Tesla to reduce its production costs drastically, according to the report . It is pertinent to mention that Shanghai is the country's t...

Cavs confirm Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder trade to Atlanta

No agreement has been reached, but the Bucks and Jefferson, 37, have mutual interest in a possible deal once Jefferson clears waivers on Monday, league sources said. The Cavaliers also sent the Hawks $3 million but will save $12.8 million in luxu...

Amazon introduces a new discounted monthly Prime subscription price for students

Once the order is placed, the parent will receive a text or an email with the item, cost, shipping address and payment information. Amazon launched Households in 2015 in order to install more control over the ways people were sharing their Prim...

Dozens of homes destroyed in massive fires in California wine country

PHOTOS: Fires force evacuations in Napa, Calistoga areas At least two large fires are burning in the Napa area. Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday issued an emergency proclamation for Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties after wildfires damaged infrastructu...

Solar PV grew faster than any other fuel in 2016: IEA

The IEA addressed the proposed tax plan, saying "the current uncertainty over proposed federal tax reforms, worldwide trade, and energy policies could have implications for the relative economics of renewables and alter their expansion over the f...

Boohoo.Com PLC (BOO) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital

UBM plc is a business-to-business event organizer. Among 22 analysts covering SSE PLC ( LON:SSE ), 9 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Numis Securities reiterated a buy recommendation and gave a GBX 395 ($5.31) price objective on the stock of Int...

Britain Upset by Decision to Slap Tariff on Bombardier Jets

Bombardier and Northern Ireland's largest labor union Unite expressed their disappointment over the decision. Canada has expressed disappointment with the decision, with Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland calling it a move "aimed at elim...

'Dieselgate' scandal will cost Volkswagen billions more

Under the agreement, the company either has to buy back the affected cars or modify them to bring them into compliance with U.S. environmental laws. Shares in the company were down 1.27 percent on the news. While VW has worked to fix these cars, it...

Volkswagen slapped with new $3bn penalty over diesel emissions scandal

Under the agreement, the company either has to buy back the affected cars or modify them to bring them into compliance with United States environmental laws. "Four months later the US Justice Department said it had charged a former Audi manager wit...

Worldwide flight delays caused by glitchy check-in system

The problems were traced back to one software vendor, Amadeus, and its Amadeus Altea check-in software. Some airlines reported that they were affected by the glitch for a matter of minutes, though it was 3 1/2 hours before Amadeus was able to say...

Gadget maker Roku's stock soars after IPO raises $219M

Roku's S-1 filing revealed growing revenues, as well as a shift towards advertising-based income streams. The company is unprofitable and has amassed $244 million in losses since it was founded in 2002. The offering will raise $126 million in fu...

Trump says standard tax deductions would almost double under GOP plan

The broad outline, which is unlikely to be a complete picture on proposed tax policy, is expected to be released Wednesday after Republican members meet with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss the specifics. The plans come from the White House,...

Target to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2020

Target has 16 stores in the Charlotte metro area, and the company says it employs roughly 160 people per store. The new Target minimum wage is about 50% greater than the federal minimum hourly wage of $7.25 and matches the minimum wages in MA and...

Pound Sterling Eyes Retail Sales Data for Direction Mid-Week

Sterling surged even higher on Friday when Gertjan Vlieghe indicated there may need to be multiple interest rate hikes in the foreseeable future. According to CEBR's updated view of the United Kingdom economy in 2018, gains in manufacturing and a s...

Lydia Ko finishes third at Evian Championship

They each entered the final round tied for 11th, five shots back, but their five-under par 66s wound up wresting a share of the lead from faltering second-round leader Moriya Jutanugarn and Lydia Ko, both of whom bogeyed the 18th hole to fall to a ...

Equifax Failed to Apply Security Patch Available for Months, Leading to Hack

The FTC said Thursday that it was opening an investigation into how Equifax got hacked and 143 million Americans' personal information was either accessed or stolen. Schumer said Equifax's chief executive officer and board might need to resign if the...

Stanley Fischer resigns as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve

His unexpected departure adds to a leadership vacuum at the top of the Fed as it navigates a hard path. In a letter of resignation, Fischer said he was stepping down for unspecified " personal reasons " and cited the central bank's work to stabiliz...

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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...

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

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'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

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

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...

Wall Street resumes selloff; S&P flirts with correction

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more 2.4 percent, losing more than 600 points to end at 24,583.42. The Dow dropped 296.24 points, or 1.2 percent, to 24,688.31. Caterpill...

China 'creates two billionaires a week'

According to the Billionaires Insight Report , "China's billionaire entrepreneurs are leading their country's economic transformation, and by extension that of the rest of Asia"....

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Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

The six winning numbers drawn on Tuesday night were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and 5 again as the special Mega Ball. No ticket matched all six numbers for the prize Wednesday night, makin...

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Khalid al-Falih said if the kingdom has to use its oil reserves if it wants to cover 3 million barrels per day of oil loss from Iran. The United States warned Russian Federation ...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Karen Attiah, the Global Opinions editor at The Post , wrote a note at the top of Khashoggi's newest article. "I do think it's important that everyone keep in their mind that we...

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of "guilty until proven innocent"

Saudi Arabia has denied these reports . Turkish officials would not comment on the disposal method for the body, pending investigation and a planned search of the consul's resi...

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

These new subscribers brings Netflix total subscribers to 137 million a userbase that is only behind YouTube's 192 million when looking at streaming services. During the September ...