• TV crew allegedly tried to sneak fake bomb past airport security
TV crew allegedly tried to sneak fake bomb past airport security

A law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said that the team was filming for cable network CNBC , which is based in Englewood Cliffs. The crew reportedly works for Endemol Shine North America , which said the device is a "specially designed suitcase" used to compact clothing and "has no other intended use".

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  • TransCanada secures contracts to move forward with Keystone
TransCanada secures contracts to move forward with Keystone

The Alberta government committed 50,000 barrels a day for the project from some of the royalty payments it accepts as barrels of oil, as a way to help the project and to help industry receive a better price for its oil by avoiding the use of rail, said Notley.

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  • Amazon announces candidates for HQ2
Amazon announces candidates for HQ2

Greater MSP is "disappointed" that the Twin Cities didn't make the cut, but the process was "productive and has yielded insights and information that will be helpful in future efforts to help businesses expand here", Mike Brown, Greater MSP's vice president of marketing and communications, said in an email.

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  • France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK
France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK

As part of that Mr Macron is understood to be seeking new financial contributions from Britain to boost security at the French port of Calais as part of a new treaty on the handling of migrants . Macron initially vowed to renegotiate the treaty after he took office. "It is fragile and has never travelled overseas in almost 1,000 years",...

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  • Blow to Kejriwal govt: EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs
Blow to Kejriwal govt: EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

After the presidential sign and seal is placed on the EC's recommendation, the 20 MLAs will stand disqualified. Among the 46 AAP MLAs who will remain, if the disqualification of 20 comes through, there are quite a few who have rocked the boat and brought under scrutiny AAP's ideology of fighting corruption and occupying the high moral ground.

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  • LA Times journalists vote to join union
LA Times journalists vote to join union

The NPR story, reportedly based on a review of court documents, corporate financial filings and interviews with 26 of Levinsohn's former colleagues and associates, also said Levinsohn's behavior over the past two decades was called into question repeatedly by female colleagues, and that the executive had also disparaged gays at a Hollywood event....

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  • Airbus A380: Will $16B Emirates order save the superjumbo?
Airbus A380: Will $16B Emirates order save the superjumbo?

Their Engine Alliance venture powers most Emirates A380s, but it has lost out to competitor Rolls-Royce ( RR.L ) on the latest deliveries. Emirates received its first A380 in 2008 and added its 100th to the fleet in November. "I'm personally convinced more orders will follow Emirates' example and that this great aircraft will be built well into t...

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  • OnePlus admits credit card info was stolen from its database
OnePlus admits credit card info was stolen from its database

The company adds that it's since taken action, by quarantining the affected server and putting additional safeguards in place. Shortly after customers began noticing fraudulent transactions on their own statements, OnePlus stopped allowing payment via credit cards.

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  • Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust
Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust

The surveys will ask a "diverse and representative" sample of Facebook users if they've heard of a news outlet and how much they trust it. Social media giant Facebook said Friday that it would begin to prioritize " trustworthy " news outlets on its site in order to counteract "misinformation".

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  • Crude Oil Touches $70 Per Barrel
Crude Oil Touches $70 Per Barrel

The International Energy Agency said Friday that " explosive " increases in US oil output would push the country ahead of Saudi Arabia this year and put it in a position to challenge top producer Russian Federation. Socialist Maduro retorts that US -backed opposition supporters have sabotaged the oil sector. Efficiencies spurred by the battle...

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  • Cryptocurrencies slump as Asia tightens regulations
Cryptocurrencies slump as Asia tightens regulations

Bitcoin, the largest and most prominent cryptocurrency , fell more than 11 per cent to hit $US10,000 on Wednesday on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, amid worries about a regulatory clampdown. " Japan and South Korea usually dominate this market but over the last few days, the volumes have been dropping steadily". The cryptocurrency mark...

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  • Amazon Prime raising monthly subscription costs by about 20%
Amazon Prime raising monthly subscription costs by about 20%

The already discounted $99 annual fee (or $49 for students) is not budging, offering heftier savings than ever. Amazon was quick to note, however, that the $99 annual membership fee for Amazon Prime will remain the same. Amazon Prime just got more expensive for some of its members. The company has been adding Prime benefits to draw in ne...

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  • Thomas Pieters shoots superb 65 to lead HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi
Thomas Pieters shoots superb 65 to lead HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi

McIlroy, who revealed a week ago that he sustained heart damage due to a viral infection in 2016, posted scores of 69 and 66, and heads into the weekend just three shots behind tournament leader Thomas Pieters . Johnson shot 64 while Fleetwood returned a 68. More and more, Fleetwood looks like a member of golf's elite. The 28-year-old describe...

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  • Dow posts first close above 26000 amid Wall Street records
Dow posts first close above 26000 amid Wall Street records

Since 1982, Bespoke notes that there have been 30 prior instances in which the S&P 500 rallied more than 0.5% to a new all-time high before losing 1% from its daily highs to the closing price. Republicans are seeking to pass a temporary extension in funding government operations to avert a shutdown. After nine-day winning streaks for the S&P 500 ...

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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to Reno
Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to Reno

Besides dramatically lowering the standard corporate tax rate, the reforms offer a one-time break on cash held overseas. Now it plans to take advantage of that provision to bring back that cash to invest in the U.S. anyway, even if corporate taxes had remained at the old 35 percent rate. "We believe deeply in the power of American ingenuity, and ...

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  • Hong Kong activist jailed a second time for 2014 protests
Hong Kong activist jailed a second time for 2014 protests

Fellow activist Raphael Wong was jailed for four months, while others were handed suspended sentences . League of Social Democrats activist Figo Chan visited Raphael Wong at the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre and said both he, and Joshua Wong , appeared to be well.

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  • Cuomo pushes state tax reform, payroll tax in 2019 budget
Cuomo pushes state tax reform, payroll tax in 2019 budget

The total budget - $168 billion - includes more than $50 billion in federal funding. The executive budget also proposes a health insurance windfall profit fee that would be paid for by health insurance companies. For the record, those taxes are not due to Albany. He offered the example of eliminating the $420 million taxpayer-funded giveaway ...

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  • API Reports Seventh Large Crude Draw In Seven Weeks
API Reports Seventh Large Crude Draw In Seven Weeks

WTI Crude oil futures are quoting at $64.23 per barrel, up 0.45% on the day. Both contracts climbed to their highest levels since December 2014 this week with Brent reaching $70.37 on Monday and WTI up to $64.89 on Tuesday. "We expect an increase in global demand in 2018 by 1.5-1.6 million barrels a day, which exceeds our expectations", he said,...

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  • North American stocks up, loonie down following Bank of Canada rate hike
North American stocks up, loonie down following Bank of Canada rate hike

The increase is expected to encourage Canada's major banks to once again raise their prime lending rates, a move that would drive up the cost of variable-rate mortgages and other variable-rate loans. This calculator takes your current mortgage rate, and assumes it will rise by 0.25 per cent to match the recent hike from Canada's central bank. In ...

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  • Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO Maintains Position in General Motors Company (GM)
Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO Maintains Position in General Motors Company (GM)

About 121,635 shares traded or 121.00% up from the average. Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE:ORI) has risen 3.53% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm has "Outperform" rating by CLSA given on Friday, July 29. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, December 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Fr...

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  • The world's biggest worries are environmental disasters, not economic collapse
The world's biggest worries are environmental disasters, not economic collapse

Before 2010, environmental risks didn't register in the top five concerns at all. The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers, including outright military conflicts, has also risen sharply, according to the survey released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) days before its annual gathering in Davos, Switzerland.

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  • Profits at Goldman Sachs and Bank of America hit by tax charge
Profits at Goldman Sachs and Bank of America hit by tax charge

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. BTIG Research maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, November 9 report. Bank of America has a 52 week low of $22.01 and a 52 week high of $31.79. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 44,136,977 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1...

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  • Seahawks to hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator, according to wife
Seahawks to hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator, according to wife

Ken Norton Jr .'s stay with the 49ers lasted about one week . Norton Jr. played for the 49ers as a standout middle linebacker from 1994-2000, helping the team win a Super Bowl in '94, and making two Pro Bowls and a first-team All-Pro team during his tenure.

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  • Dow Jones Ploughs through $26000 Milestone at Record Pace
Dow Jones Ploughs through $26000 Milestone at Record Pace

The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended flat, while euro zone stocks added 0.3 per cent as the euro gave up some of its strength against the United States dollar. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, shed 99 cents, or 1.4 percent, to $69.27 in London. The top gainer on Hang Seng was Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd up 5.43 per cent, whil...

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  • A new chapter for New Jersey: Murphy sworn in as governor
A new chapter for New Jersey: Murphy sworn in as governor

The new governor earned his fortune, which he used to help win the Democratic nomination previous year, as an executive at Goldman Sachs. During the swearing-in ceremony, Murphy placed his left hand on the same Bible that was used during President John F.

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  • Italy Inflation Remains Stable As Estimated In December
Italy Inflation Remains Stable As Estimated In December

The UK inflation declined to 3% in December 2017 from 3.1% a month earlier. The ONS figures seem to offer proof the Bank of England is right and the worst effects of the fall in the pound have now filtered through. Brettell argues that if we strip out the Brexit noise, the UK's underlying economic situation doesn't look materially different from ...

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  • Wells Fargo shares slip 1.4% premarket after profit and revenue miss
Wells Fargo shares slip 1.4% premarket after profit and revenue miss

For the fourth quarter, Wells posted a year-on-year net income rise of 17% to $6.15 billion, or $1.16 a share. Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc who had been investing in Wells Fargo Company for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $310.82B market cap company.

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  • Oil output capacity close to 5m bpd
Oil output capacity close to 5m bpd

Both benchmarks hit levels not seen since December 2014, although trading was relatively thin due to a national holiday in the United States . He stressed the supply cut agreement between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and non-OPEC producers "should continue despite a rise in oil prices".

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  • Airbus threatens to 'shut down' A380 production after poor sales
Airbus threatens to 'shut down' A380 production after poor sales

Meanwhile, Airbus widened its sales-order lead over Boeing Co . in 2017 following a record year of jet sales, and it eyed overtaking the North American giant by deliveries as well. The battle between Airbus and Boeing is as fierce as ever. Chief operating officer for customers John Leahy , during the briefing, said the market was "challen...

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  • Illinois Falls to Iowa in Overtime
Illinois Falls to Iowa in Overtime

IL went on a 13-0 run (18:21-13:56) and a 10-0 run (10:20-8:29) in the first half. Sophomore forward Cordell Pemsl's layup with 12:06 left pulled Iowa even at 66-66 - the game's first tie since 4-4 as the Hawkeyes needed less than 12 minutes to erase Illinois' 20-point lead.

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  • The Bottom Line on JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA)
The Bottom Line on JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA)

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 15.85% the S&P500. In the previous year's fourth quarter, the bank reported $1.71 per share in earnings on $24.33 billion in revenue.

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  • QinetiQ Group (QQ) Earns
QinetiQ Group (QQ) Earns "Hold" Rating from Liberum Capital

Canaccord Genuity maintained J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) on Wednesday, November 2 with "Hold" rating. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.61) price objective on shares of ZPG in a research note on Thursday, November 30th.

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  • Turkey: plane overruns runway
Turkey: plane overruns runway

It is not yet known what caused the plane to skid off onto the cliff face. Data from flight tracking website RadarBox suggests the aircraft struggled to reduce its speed upon landing, reporting the plane was travelling at a speed of 110 knots (204km/h) on the final third of the runway.

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  • Uber uses 'panic button' to shield files during police raids
Uber uses 'panic button' to shield files during police raids

Bloomberg says some Uber employees felt the Ripley system hindered legitimate investigations, while some people believed its use was justified when police didn't come with warrants or specific-enough data requests. Employees aware of its existence eventually took to calling it Ripley, after Sigourney Weaver's flamethrower-wielding hero in the A...

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  • Facebook is changing what posts you'll see in your News Feed
Facebook is changing what posts you'll see in your News Feed

But apparently it's too much for users to handle, according to Facebook . Zuckerberg explains that since businesses, brands, and public pages post far more content than friends and family usually do, it's understandable why Facebook has come to show more public content than personal one.

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