by | March 24, 2018 | 16:13

Both parties need to do more on drug prices Senate approves.3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump White House: Trump will delay steel tariffs for European Union, six countries MORE is moving ahead with his plan to ban most transgender people from serving in the military, with limited exceptions, following up on a proposal he called for last summer.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:37

As an ironic historical footnote, at the time of its first bankruptcy, the retailer was owned by Bain Capital, one of Toys R Us' private equity owners. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and agreed to a restructuring plan to reduce its debt by $1.9 billion. Target, Walmart, Amazon and others are also poised to take on new toy sales as Toys R Us closes stores.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:11

Disney California Adventure park announced plans to add Spider-Man and the Avengers to the recently opened Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! area. Now Disney will be putting Marvel's superhero characters to work at its parks in Anaheim, Paris and Hong Kong, according to Variety. This will join the Iron Man Experience, which already opened in 2017.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:13

United States health insurer Cigna has agreed to buy pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts in a deal worth US$52 billion, the latest mega transaction in the healthcare-related business in the country. Cigna intends to fund the cash portion of the transaction through a combination of cash on hand, assumed Express Scripts debt and new debt issuance and Cigna has obtained fully committed debt financing from Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:08

It has outperformed by 249.78% the S&P500. The stock of The Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by Societe Generale. It has underperformed by 15.32% the S&P500. Drax Group Plc is engaged in the electricity generation; electricity supply to business customers, and manufacturing of sustainable compressed wood pellets for use in electricity production.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:54

While Volkswagen is still investing a lot more in gas and diesel-powered vehicles than all-electric vehicles, it's still a big enough investment to move the needle, especially when it comes to battery production. The contracts already awarded have a total volume of around Euro 20 billion, says VW. The company, which has struggled to secure sources of cobalt, a critical component for modern batteries, said that it's working on ways to reduce the amount of the element needed for its ...

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:05

Analysis of 259 bottles of water , which were produced by 11 brands and bought in nine different countries, revealed that micro-plastics were present in 93% of the samples. United Kingdom-based newspaper The Guardian noted a similar study commissioned by environmental group The Story of Stuff which found microplastics in 19 bottled waters in the US, including the brand Boxed Water.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:07

The U.S. Trade Representative's office is due to rule on an investigation into China's policies. However, such applications are typically onerous, so many middle-market companies may need assistance from their trade advisors or lawyers. "As the hardly a price-maker in the steel market, countries like Singapore are unlikely to see the supply or price of imported steel being affected", Irvin Seah, senior economist at DBS Bank, told the Nikkei Asian Review.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:04

The company has six stations in Baton Rouge-102.5 WFMF, 101.5 WYNK, 96.1 The River, 1210 The Score, Downtown Radio, and WJBO Newsradio. To view the full article, register now. IHeart and Pandora, meanwhile, could share advertising technology and sales forces, Maffei said. IHeart countered with its own streaming services and a live-events business offering concerts and awards shows.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:05

Toys R Us blamed Amazon , Walmart , and Target for creating a "perfect storm " over the holidays that sent the toy chain into a death spiral that could end in the closure of all of its U.S. FAO Schwarz, which Toys R Us once owned, is opening shops inside department stores in the USA and China. Toys R Us had dominated the toy store business in the 1980s and early 1990s, when it was one of the first of the "category killers"- a store totally devoted to one thing.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:58

Those are moments that unfortunately I'll never have, but I have those memories", Woods told reporters ahead of Thursday's opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational . Patrick Reed , who bogeyed the 72nd hole in the Valspar Championship to miss out on a play-off with Casey, was alongside Woods on four under, with England's Justin Rose a shot behind after a remarkable fightback.

by | March 15, 2018 | 05:50

The move follows similar bans made by advertising rival Facebook , which banned all cryptocurrency and ICO adverts in January after finding that many were being used to scam potential investors. Scammers are using "crypto-jacking" or putting lines of code in websites or ads to surreptitiously harness the computing power of the web surfers who look at them.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:24

Arkansas' January unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. "With the unemployment rate remaining steady through the winter months, Iowa has weathered the cold with minimal seasonal layoffs", Beth Townsend, Iowa Workforce Development director, said in an interview.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:25

Miami and Fulton counties had unemployment rates of 4 percent. The Wichita M-S-A includes Sedgwick, Harvey, Butler, and Kingman counties . The unemployment rates for Grand Island, Lincoln and Omaha have not been seasonally adjusted, so they can not be directly compared with the state unemployment rate.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:50

Military experts believe that President Trump wishes to show military might of U.S. to the world as China and Russian Federation do by holding their military parades. The Joint Staff is in charge of organizing the event, while the Northern Command will execute it on the day of. Organizers also reportedly hope to "highlight the evolution of women Veterans from separate formations in World War II to today's integrated formations".

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:50

Uber uses a "transfer hub" model, where a human driver takes a trailer through busy city streets at the beginning and end of a trip, while a self-driving truck drives a long-haul, freeway-only route in between. It's doing this through the same way you'd each anyone with passenger vehicle driving experience on how to drive a semi truck. Another startup called Embark has been hauling real cargo with autonomous trucks (and a safety driver behind the wheel) since last fall.

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:32

While inbound flights were OK, passengers at the T1 global and T2 Domestic terminals arrived at the airport on Friday morning to swarms of people waiting in line and wondering what the hell was going on. The security screening process at the International Terminal was interrupted after an incident. The T3 Domestic terminal, which is operated by Qantas, was not affected.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:57

The trade worries are piling onto a market that was already nervous. U.S. investors have been on edge over the prospect of higher interest rates. Big U.S. The Dow took the worst of the punishment with losses over 300 points. The ASX 200 year to date was down 0.8% at the end of February - yesterday's fall took that to 1.5% and today's drop could push it well past 2%.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:33

British media have identified the man as Sergei Skripal , who was given refuge in Britain after a spy swap between the United States and Russian Federation in 2010. "They looked so out of it that I thought even if I did step in I wasn't sure how I could help, so I just left them". Freya Church told the BBC it looked like the two people had taken "something quite strong".

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:35

The concept is still in its early stages , and it's unclear how exactly it would function, the Journal reported. But in talking to JPMorgan and Capital One, Amazon has shown that it does not intend to entirely disrupt the existing structure of the financial business.

by | March 04, 2018 | 04:34

Kylie Jenner gave fans a close-up look at her one-month-old daugther Stormi on Saturday, posting a video of the bundle of joy on her Snapchat . Jenner ended her social media ban after hiding out for the nine months she was pregnant. The couple, who have been together since 2017, welcomed their daughter on February 1, 2018. The businesswoman only revealed her pregnancy and the arrival of her daughter with a lengthy Instagram post in which she apologized to her fans for "keeping them ...

by | March 02, 2018 | 05:31

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have announced that all flights in and out of Ireland after 3pm today are cancelled until Saturday. Norwich Airport has now reopened following major disruption caused by the snow. Dubliners Paddy and Pamela O'Connor, and their friends Joseph and Geraldine Byrne, were due to catch a flight to Alicante in Spain, and made it as far as the gate before it was cancelled.

by | March 02, 2018 | 05:21

Thomas Homan , acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, compared the mayor's warning on Saturday night - hours before ICE agents began knocking on doors and making arrests - to a "gang lookout yelling "police" in an appearance on Fox News .

by | March 02, 2018 | 04:55

Prices on Friday rose 78 cents, or 1.2%, to settle at $63.55, the highest in more than two weeks. The API report also reported that gasoline supplies rose by 1.91 million barrels, a fourth straight increase if EIA data confirms it. The entire energy complex was led lower by gasoline futures after a surprise build in US gasoline stocks, which rose by 2.5 million barrels, compared with expectations for a 190,000-barrel drawdown.

by | March 01, 2018 | 10:42

The arms and legs appeared to have been severed with a sharp knife. Reports indicate Bayraktar has refused to answer questions from investigators, but has denied the accusations against him. Police searching for the woman found what they believe to be her head in a suitcase in the apartment. She was not seen in subsequent footage, but he was seen repeatedly going in and out of the building alone with a travel bag, according to investigative sources.

by | February 24, 2018 | 09:28

In addition, the administration can claim "a boost in funding for the European Reassurance Initiative, a security program that began under Obama; the development of new, low-yield nuclear capabilities to deter Russian nuclear attack; upgrades for missile defenses; and an approval of Montenegro's bid to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which had been in the works for years".

by | February 24, 2018 | 09:25

BB&T is the latest bank to be hit by a widespread outages to ATMs and digital platforms due to technical problems. Obviously, the situation has led to frustration from customers, especially because it's pay day for a lot of them. 'If you've incurred any fees or experienced any issues directly related to this outage, we will work with you to address those issue as our systems come back online , ' said a statement on the bank's Facebook page.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:59

But the country faces a serious financial crisis due to lower crude oil prices and USA economic sanctions. The short answer is: "It simply can't". A total of 100-million petros will go on sale, with an initial value set at $60, based on the price of a barrel of Venezuelan crude in mid-January.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:07

While the Prime Minister has not been named as a suspect in relation to the former corruption scandal involving an Israeli telecommunications company, he has been implicated by association after Israeli media reported he received favourable coverage for himself and his family while he was acting Minister of Communications from late 2014 to February previous year.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:27

Shocking video taken from the scene shows around 30 people involved in a vicious brawl and punches and kicks can be seen being thrown. "The first hit was thrown by security towards, not just my daughter and my sister-in-law, but my wife as well", he told the station - adding that the guards also targeted him and his son, "taking turns pounding us in the face with knuckle dusters and steel-cap boots".

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:14

And the kind of sanctions Ross is recommending will cause major conniption fits in Republican and business circles, in part due to their potential effect on companies and products utilizing imported steel and aluminum, but mostly because of the potential for retaliation by affected countries, especially China.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after several US companies reported solid results. On a day of heavy trading in healthcare companies, Henry Schein and Patterson Companies fell 6.64 per cent and 5.19 per cent, respectively, after news of a US Federal Trade Commission complaint against the dental supply firms.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:20

The child is now in the care of the Arizona Department of Child Safety. The woman told the custodian she was okay and that she just had her period before she quickly left the restroom, police said. "Please. I'm sorry", the mother wrote on the note. The expectant mother walked into the airport, but later left the premises without her newborn baby after she gave birth to the child inside the restroom, airport authorities said.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:02

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by | February 10, 2018 | 06:59

Powell, 65, took the oath of office at 9 a.m. ET, succeeding Janet Yellen , who left the position Friday after serving a four-year term. One of the market worries is that the Fed, under Powell, will accelerate its interest rate hikes, undermining the momentum of a bullish market.