• Confusion in Catalonia: independence declaration signed but not implemented
Confusion in Catalonia: independence declaration signed but not implemented

The central government in Madrid has given little indication it is willing to talk, saying it did not accept the declaration and did not consider the referendum or its results to be valid. Spain has been in turmoil since the separatist government held a disputed referendum in Catalonia on 1 October which was declared invalid by the country's Consti...

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  • Community host vigil for Texas Tech officer
Community host vigil for Texas Tech officer

Hollis Daniels, 19, grew up in Seguin, Texas just half an hour away from New Braunsfels. Officer East is survived by his wife, Carmen, and his two daughters, Ana and Monica. The police report only states Daniels was arrested for possession of a controlled substance following a student welfare check. More than a dozen had at least one gun-related ...

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  • Oil Stable After OPEC Suggests Extraordinary Measures
Oil Stable After OPEC Suggests Extraordinary Measures

WTI crude futures are up 0.1% to $49.65/barrel, while Brent crude is up 0.13% to $55.86. Brent crude and West Texas Intermediate started the week with gains after yesterday OPEC's Secretary General, Mohammed Barkindo, said the cartel may have to take some "extraordinary measures" to restore the oil market stability.

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  • Nvidia readying AI brain for fully autonomous cars
Nvidia readying AI brain for fully autonomous cars

It delivers 320 trillion operations per second of computing power. Its new Pegasus systems are a better fit, the company added. The new system, named Pegasus , extends the NVIDIA Drive PX AI computing platform to operate vehicles with Level 5 autonomy-without steering wheels, pedals, or mirrors.

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  • Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained figures for wind, trajectory and distance
Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained figures for wind, trajectory and distance

Paddock, a reclusive 64-year-old high-stakes gambler, rained bullets on the crowd at a country music festival Sunday night from his 32nd-floor hotel suite, killing 58 and wounding hundreds before taking his own life. Investigators have been looking into whether he was with a prostitute days before the shooting , were scrutinising cruises he took a...

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  • Sears Canada tells employees 'all of our jobs' will be eliminated
Sears Canada tells employees 'all of our jobs' will be eliminated

Sears Canada has been in court-approved creditor protection since June 22 and was hoping to find a buyer for the beleaguered chain. Sears Canada now has 74 full department store locations, eight Sears Home Stores, and roughly 49 Sears Hometown stores, facing closure, according to company spokesman Joel Shaffer.

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  • Stocks Ensnare on Price Valuation: Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON)
Stocks Ensnare on Price Valuation: Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON)

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Honeywell International Inc . (NYSE: HON ) has risen 17.66% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be issued a $0.745 dividend. $451,765 worth of Honeywell International Inc . The ex-dividend d...

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  • Walmart Offers Mobile Express Returns
Walmart Offers Mobile Express Returns

Store remodels and new digital experiences remain the priority for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, according to the company. People who purchase items online and then need to return them can do so by logging them on the Walmart app , generating a QR code for the transaction, and then walking into a physical Walmart store to return the items quickl...

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  • Japan's Kobe Steel tumbles after admitting to falsified data
Japan's Kobe Steel tumbles after admitting to falsified data

Japan's government sought on Tuesday to contain the fallout from the disclosure by the nation's third-biggest steel maker, Kobe Steel , that it had fabricated data on components used in cars, aircraft and space rockets, sending shock waves through the Japanese manufacturing sector.

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  • Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioral economics
Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioral economics

In 2001, Thaler along with Shlomo Benartzi of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, addressed the issue of using behavioral economics to increase employee saving. Richard Thaler, of the University of Chicago, was speaking in a phone call to a news conference immediately after the Nobel committee announced he is the victor of this years 9-million-...

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  • Blackout bombs: South Korea's reply to North Korea's nuclear threat
Blackout bombs: South Korea's reply to North Korea's nuclear threat

The South Korean Defense Ministry is reportedly going to establish an AI system by 2025. North Korea has been threatening to use EMPs against the United States, which means they would probably not hesitate to use them against their much closer rival to the south.

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  • Woman shot dead after running over Miami Beach police officer
Woman shot dead after running over Miami Beach police officer

The collision happened on a sidewalk along Northeast 163rd Street and 22nd Avenue. The vehicle came to a halt on 12th Street near Washington Avenue and also struck an SUV. They said she was in her twenties. Shay Davis and Monique Teller, who were visiting from Philadelphia, said they were eating dinner on the Sugar Factory's outdoor patio on Oc...

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  • GM Buys LiDAR Tech Company Strobe
GM Buys LiDAR Tech Company Strobe

Velodyne is now the industry leader in terms of LiDAR employed in self-driving vehicle technology, but many are trying to improve the cost, form factor and reliability of LiDAR parts. In autonomous cars, LiDAR uses lasers to scan the environment, creating a 3D rendering that gives the auto a better understanding of the world than it could get usi...

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  • White nationalists hold another torchlight rally in Charlottesville
White nationalists hold another torchlight rally in Charlottesville

Almost three-dozen people gathered at Emancipation Park, the former Lee Park where protestors demanded the statue be removed. Obama's Charlottesville message becomes most liked tweet everPolice say no incidents happened at the rally. "They refuse to understand that white Americans are their base, and they disavow anyone who speaks in favor of w...

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  • Hickey to leave Ryanair following cancellations
Hickey to leave Ryanair following cancellations

Having implored them to remain with the airline for a "for a brighter future", the letter ends with O'Leary adding "I urge you to stay with Ryanair". The Guardian reports that HMRC are investigating Ryanair pilots over the company's tax structure and use of Irish limited companies to employ UK-based pilots in order to avoid paying sick pay and ot...

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  • Reports: Jupp Heynckes 'To Return To Bayern Munich As Manager
Reports: Jupp Heynckes 'To Return To Bayern Munich As Manager

Shock! Horror! It looks like Jurgen Klopp is going nowhere. "That would not have been sustainable". The German International said , " Carlo Ancelotti wanted me in Madrid, and had bet on me". Nicknamed the 'Baby Mourinho' off the back of his limited football experience as a player, Nagelsmann is renowned for his methodical approach and innovat...

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  • Las Vegas suspect's father was bank robber on FBI Most Wanted list
Las Vegas suspect's father was bank robber on FBI Most Wanted list

He escaped with over $4,600. The oldest of four children, Paddock was 7 when his father was arrested for the robberies. He said that Mr. Paddock, who was called Bingo Bruce, never spoke about his past - not about his family, how he came to OR or his life as a bank robber.

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  • Governor Christie Sends Complement of State Police Personnel to Puerto Rico
Governor Christie Sends Complement of State Police Personnel to Puerto Rico

As of Friday, about 90 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power, while the death toll has climbed to 36 since Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20. So far, they have collected about $6,000 and have used the money to buy things like fans, mosquito repellent, and other basic necessities. "It doesn't matter where you are from", Curbe...

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  • Seahawks at Rams: Preview, prediction, odds and pick
Seahawks at Rams: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

The Rams have always been a pill for Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson . Not only has it taken time for Wilson most years to find his rhythm, but he's also notorious for being a slow starter during games. With Sherman dealing with Watkins and the Seahawks excellent middle-of-the-field defenders shadowing Kupp, Woods could be a fallback target fo...

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  • Netflix hikes subscription fees in UK, US
Netflix hikes subscription fees in UK, US

Mitchelson said the price increases represent a roughly 10% effective increase to ARPU. LOS GATOS You're going to have to dig a little bit deeper into your wallet to pay for the privilege of watching " Stranger Things ", " House of Cards " and everything else on Netflix .

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  • Were Analysts Bearish Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) This Week?

Stearns Svcs Group Inc accumulated 0.05% or 2,661 shares. Hollywood Bowl Group Plc has GBX 230 highest and GBX 200 lowest target. Natl Pension Ser invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, March 10 by Liberum Capital. The stock of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has "Buy" rating given on Monda...

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  • Google to Provide Emergency Cell Service to Puerto Rico Via Balloons
Google to Provide Emergency Cell Service to Puerto Rico Via Balloons

Each balloon can serve nearly 2,000 square miles, and according to reports, that should be enough for service all over the island and perhaps portions of the U.S. But in earlier statements to Mashable , a Loon spokesman said the Puerto Rico effort would be "a little more complicated because we're starting from scratch".

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  • Sexual Harassment Claims Against Film Mogul Go Back Decades
Sexual Harassment Claims Against Film Mogul Go Back Decades

Mr Harder's statement said the New York Times had ignored the "facts and evidence" and any proceeds from the lawsuit would be donated to women's organisations. She expected a business breakfast meeting, but was instead whisked to his room where. according to the report , Weinstein was wearing a bathrobe and made the creepy proposal.

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  • Musk cites Puerto Rico efforts in delay for Tesla semi reveal
Musk cites Puerto Rico efforts in delay for Tesla semi reveal

Rossello told reporters he expects to have a conversation with the Tesla chief executive officer and said Puerto Rico needs to consider meeting its energy needs with more environmentally friendly technology. A Tesla-powered system would be a complete reversal for Puerto Rico's energy grid. Tesla quickly started quietly shipping Powerwalls the...

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  • California Just Became a 'Sanctuary State' - Here's What That Means
California Just Became a 'Sanctuary State' - Here's What That Means

The bill's main sponsor, Senate President Kevin de Leon, praised the timing of the bill, stating it was needed in the climate of what he described as Trump's "mass deportation strategy", The Hill reported. In 1996, California became the first USA state to legalize medical marijuana. Legislators in 15 states and the District of Columbia have int...

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  • NKorean workers prep seafood going to USA stores, restaurants
NKorean workers prep seafood going to USA stores, restaurants

They sleep in metal bunks and work 72-hour weeks processing fish for as little as 46 cents an hour, because Pyongyang keeps somewhere between half and 70 percent of their pay. New U.N. sanctions bar countries from expanding their North Korean workforce. According to a North Korean source with knowledge of the issue, Chinese frontier public secu...

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  • Are Analysts Bullish Brady PLC (LON:BRY) After Last Week?
Are Analysts Bullish Brady PLC (LON:BRY) After Last Week?

The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $82.42. About shares traded. Polaris Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has declined 21.80% since October 5, 2016 and is downtrending. They expect $0.84 EPS, down 26.96% or $0.31 from last year's $1.15 per share. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 142,149 shares or 0% of all its ...

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  • Whole Foods price cuts hit hardest at Trader Joe's, Sprouts
Whole Foods price cuts hit hardest at Trader Joe's, Sprouts

Whole Foods' new customers overwhelmingly belonged to the same upper income demographic as the company's traditional customer base. Whole Foods has seen a steady stream of increased foot traffic, a good chunk of which are Walmart customers, in the month since being acquired by Amazon and slashing prices on many items, according to a data inte...

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  • Netflix is Raising Their Price Starting This Month
Netflix is Raising Their Price Starting This Month

The price increase for Netflix is limited to their Standard and Premium plans. The lowest-cost plan, at $7.99, which doesn't include HD and does not allow for simultaneous streaming , will not increase in price. Subscribers will be forced to fork out more from October 5, the company confirmed to the Sun Online on Thursday. The $1 or $2 incre...

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  • Vehicle 'infotainment' systems may increase distracted driving, AAA says
Vehicle 'infotainment' systems may increase distracted driving, AAA says

They measured how much drivers had to look at the screen and think about what they were doing while making a call, sending a text or using the stereo and navigation system. AAA says that the infotainment systems should only be used for emergencies and driving related purposes. The report on AAA's study was released by their Center for Driving Saf...

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  • McDonald's Szechuan sauce returns, thanks to 'Rick and Morty'
McDonald's Szechuan sauce returns, thanks to 'Rick and Morty'

It was exactly the kind of off-the-wall, out-of-left-field gag the show does best... meaning, naturally, that fans have been frothing at the mouth for the sugary sauce nearly as much as their animated hero ever since. You can find the sauce at the McDonald's at 3050 Carnegie Ave. and 1540 E. 55th St. Buttermilk Crispy Tenders became available...

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  • Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10
Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10

The police report on claims that Sir Edward Heath sexually abused children has produced a chronology of seven main allegations against him. The nature of these crimes, let's call them alleged crimes, is such that numerous victims of these kinds of crimes find it extremely hard to come forward for a whole range of reasons, and it's not in the ...

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  • Stratford leaders offer thoughts, prayers for Las Vegas victims
Stratford leaders offer thoughts, prayers for Las Vegas victims

Police said the reasons why Mr Paddock committed the atrocity is still unknown and whether there were any possible accomplices remains a mystery, although it was likely he "had some help". "I know that she don't know anything as well, like us", one sister said through tears. On Tuesday, authorities spoke with Marilou, who was in the Philippines.

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  • Office Depot Buys CompuCom for $1 Billion
Office Depot Buys CompuCom for $1 Billion

As of 10:56 a.m. EDT, the stock was down 16.8%. The company described the move as the first step toward a becoming a seller of business services and technology, rather than a traditional retailer of paper, pens and staplers. This represents a $0.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.20%. Office Depot's payout ratio is 20.00...

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  • Mylan surges as its generic of Teva's Copaxone gets FDA nod
Mylan surges as its generic of Teva's Copaxone gets FDA nod

Mylan said in its press release that it was one of the first applicants to submit a substantially complete abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for copaxone generic, and hence, the company and other first filers may be eligible for 180 days of generic drug exclusivity in the U.S.

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