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Alphabet (GOOGL) Teaming Up With Chipotle to Test Burrito Drone Delivery

Getting Alphabet drones to help drop burritos out of the sky is a nice little shot in the arm for Chipotle and its new minority owner Bill Ackman. This early-stage research effort with Project Wing will address many of the numerous policy and saf...

Volkswagen Engineer Charged In US Emissions Probe

The 62-year-old German citizen, who lives in Newbury Park, California, appeared in U.S. District Court in Detroit on Friday and entered into a plea agreement that includes his cooperation with the government in its investigation. A plea agreement wit...

HD Supply Holdings' (HDS) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at RBC Capital Markets

For the third quarter, HD Supply is looking for adjusted earnings per share in the range of 77 cents to 82 cents on revenue of $1.99 billion to $2.04 billion. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance refl...

Seagate Technology. (STX) Shares are Up 1.77%

From all the research of Seagate Technology .by 17 analysts a high of $50 was pegged as the best estimate of its stock price. The firm earned $2.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.32 billion. The brokerage now ha...

Oil jumps on big drop in United States crude supplies

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers such as Russian Federation are expected to discuss the issue at informal talks in Algeria on September 26-28. Energy Information Administration shows a similar decline, it ...

Man Steals Money From Wheelchair-Bound Woman's Bra

I wasn't expecting it ", Vasquez told the New York Post . "He reached over and startled me, yanking the envelope from my bra". "He scratched me and took off running". Vasquez was looking at the wall of clothes when Lopez allegedly walked up behind...

Canada adds more jobs than expected in August, yearly growth soft

Economists had predicted 25,000 new jobs and a decline in the jobless rate to 6.8 percent from 6.9 percent in July. The public sector increased by 57,000 positions due to an increase in public administration, while the private sector gained a minor...

Manufacturing sector rebounds to 10-month high

According to the report, manufacturers indicated that both domestic and worldwide external markets had been sources of incoming new work and last month also saw new export orders expand at the quickest rate in one year. Markit, which compiled the PMI...

New MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, 5K Monitor to Be Launched in October

Hardware upgrades, including a faster display that allows for smoother zooming and scrolling, will come into play as well. The lack of innovation in Apple's premium iPhone, MacBook, and iPad series has invited wrath from the consumers.

US auto sales expected to drop in August

Brauer added that nearly every large automaker is expected to post a decline for the month, even as they ramp up incentives and as truck and SUV sales remain strong. Ford's overall sales fell 8 per cent to 214,482. Nissan Motor Co. said its sales f...

Explosion rocks SpaceX site in Cape Canaveral

Unlike Tesla, another Musk company that has proven itself at least preliminarily, SpaceX is still highly experimental, and it faces competition from another tech billionaire: Jeff Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin. The rocket was stil...

Fed's Fischer Stays Consistent on Hawkish Message

At 9:48 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 13.36 points, or 0.07 percent, at 18,489.63. Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Tuesday, said the USA job market is close to full strength and th...

Oil Tumbles Most In Month After US Crude Stockpiles Advance

Chances that the upcoming meeting among major oil producers in late September would yield any action to reduce the global glut appeared minimal after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said last week that he does not believe any "significant intervention...

What were Apple's tax arrangements in Ireland?

Both Irish authorities and Apple have repeatedly denied breaching state aid rules. The tax repayment order, by far the largest in the EU's history, follows a three-year inquiry into whether Dublin's tax breaks for Silicon Valley titan Apple amoun...

Buoyant Dollar Weighs on Crude Prices; Market Eyes EIA Inventory Report

The government would consider investment offers on a build-own-operate or build-operate-transfer basis for the refineries, which are located in Kirkuk, in northern Iraq , and the southern regions of Samawa, Kut and Basra, the spokesman said .

Fox News Fires Back at Former Panelist Andrea Tantaros, Calling Her 'Opportunist'

Fox in a filing in NY state court in Manhattan also said Tantaros signed an agreement to keep employment-related disputes out of court and asked a judge to send her August 22 lawsuit to arbitration. Fox News countered that it suspended Ms. Tantaros...

FAA forecast: 600000 commercial drones within the year

Michael Huerta, head of the Federal Aviation Administration, said at a news conference that the rules governing the operation of small commercial drones are created to protect safety without stifling innovation. The drone association expects the indu...

More US counties to see Obama care marketplace monopoly

But how much Clinton can do depends on finding willing partners in Congress and among Republican governors - a real political challenge. There have been dozens if not hundreds of news articles about Aetna leaving the Affordable Health Care Act'...

Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor

With the money from the loan, Amtrak will purchase 28 new trains for the Northeast Corridor's Acela service between Boston and Washington, D.C., which would expand its capacity by 40%. Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily - at speeds up to 15...

Tesla lays claim to world's fastest production car

Tesla has announced new versions of its electric Model S and Model X cars with faster acceleration and a longer battery range . History books have been rewritten once again as Tesla can lay claim to the new Model S P100D being not on...

Musk and Rive Brothers Buying $100 Million of SolarCity Bonds

SolarCity chief executive Lyndon Rive and chief technology officer Peter Rive are each buying another US$17.5 million of the US$124 million offer, according to the SolarCity filing. SolarCity has been under intense pressure to slash its expen...

A.r. Schmeidler Lowers stake in J M Smucker Co (SJM)

The company had revenue of $1815.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1887.56 million. The company expects earnings of $7.60 to $7.75 a share, excluding some items. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.54 bill...

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting

US stocks were little changed on Monday as a drop in oil prices that weighed on the energy sector was offset with a strong showing by biotech stocks. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Alexion Pharmaceuticals all were up 3 perc...

IOC member Hickey moved to Rio prison during ticket probe

Senior Olympic official Pat Hickey is being held in a notorious Rio prison following his arrest over alleged illegal sales of tickets for the games. The Rio force says Hickey's legal team unsuccessfully claimed that the Irishman was being illegally...

India names Urjit Patel to be next Central Bank chief

That is reassuring for investors still baffled as to why Mr Rajan, a former International Monetary Fund chief economist with a good record as head of the RBI, was effectively sacked by Mr Modi. Swamy, who has been critical of Rajan's policy of not lo...

Cardiff High School celebrates A Level results that rival top private schools

Today's results showed participation in Stem subjects remained popular, with a growth in participation by girls in ICT, mathematics, biology and chemistry. With 55 per cent of A-levels taken were awarded A*- B grades and a 10 per cent increase gained...

Saving Donald Trump $25M Not Enough To 'Win' His Veepstakes

Christie spokesman Brian Murray told the Times the governor had not been aware of the tax dispute and, therefore, he could not comment on the terms of the settlement. Christie was sworn in as governor on January 2010. Trump and Christie met in ...

No Man's Sky PC patch updated in experimental branch

But those are presumably left behind rather than indicating something in the future, since it is unlikely that the team would choose to release the game for older consoles. On CPUs with 8 threads, performance has also been significantly improved . ...

Hillary Clinton releases income tax returns

Clinton criticized her opponent, Donald Trump for not releasing his returns, as presidential candidates have done for decades. But the billionaire Trump has declined to release his, arguing that his tax returns for the past several years are bein...

Stocks At Fresh All-Time Highs As US Follows China Rally

Chinese credit data was well-received and there was hope for a pending announcement of a trading link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong. But markets in Hong Kong, Sydney, Wellington and Kuala Lumpur climbed . The British pound slumped to a fresh thre...

US stock indexes close at record highs; oil up

A stock market rally since late June has pushed the S&P 500 index up 7.0 percent in 2016, helped by better-than-expected quarterly earnings and low interest rates, but some investors are anxious about high valuations. Mattress Firm vaulted more than ...

Clinton releases 2015 tax returns, pushing Trump for his

A recent Rasmussen polls found that 67 percent of likely voters think that all presidential candidates should make at least their latest tax returns public. Mike Pence, the IN governor and Trump's running mate, has not made public his tax data duri...

Trump admits he never saw a nonexistent Iran hostage money video

To the frustration of Mr Trump's aides and fellow Republicans, the celebrity businessman has often proven unable to let go of a bad story , often instead fuelling it - like he did this week when he escalated a row with the parents of a killed USA ...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to acquire SGI

It might just be acquiring a lot of old legacy contracts for hardware and services as well. The high performance computing industry, an $11 billion market, is expected to have a compound annual growth rate of 6 percent to 8 percent in the next few ...

Fulmer, Tigers shut out Rangers for 2nd straight day, 7-0

Fulmer pitched a complete game shutout against the Texas Rangers Sunday afternoon. Darvish gave up a homer and a double after the error, and a second homer followed after he was pulled, resulting in a four-run inning for Detroit. "We did a nice jo...

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Tech CEOs to visit White House

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America's biggest banks pass post-crisis stress tests

The Fed said that the banks would collectively lose almost half a trillion dollars in its most extreme scenario but they would still be able to lend money. and Wells Fargo and Co....

Watch a NYC Bus Careen Backwards Down the Street with No Driver

Wednesday in Bushwick, but left it in neutral. No passengers were on board the Queens No. 58 route, from Ridgewood to Flushing. The bus eventually stopped at the intersection of ...

Burned body of Oklahoma minister discovered near his church

Guest speaker: Elder Donna Myles, Community Missionary Baptist Church , Dallas. Memorial Road Church of Christ , 2221 E Memorial Road, "Shine So Bright", 9 to 11:30 a.m. Mond...

Time to Get US Air Traffic Control Out of the 1960s

Huerta released a brief statement, saying he supports "looking at new ways to help us provide stable and sufficient funding to more rapidly modernize our system, while maintainin...

Oil prices under pressure from rising OPEC supplies

Global benchmark Brent crude futures fell to $49.93 a barrel, down 70 cents, or 1.38 percent, by 0630 GMT. Refinery crude runs rose 229,000 barrels per day to 17.5 million bpd, ...

Moody's reduces China's credit rating over debt concerns

Moody's also changed its outlook on China to stable from negative after revising the outlook to negative from stable in March 2016. It's "absolutely groundless" for Moody's to a...

NEXT plc (NXT) Upgraded to Buy at Investec

They presently have a GBX 1,100 ($14.31) target price on the stock. Barclays Capital's target price per share indicates a potential downside of -6.59% from the company's previous c...

Fox News May Be Having Ratings Troubles, Here's The Latest

Sean Hannity reassured viewers Tuesday that he is staying at Fox News , after the network signaled a lower tolerance for conspiracy mongering by retracting an article about the...

Montana's absentee vote turnout in the spotlight after Gianforte 'body slam'

Jacobs was trying to ask Greg Gianforte a question about the Congressional Budget Office's score of the GOP healthcare bill to repeal Obamacare when the alleged assault happen...

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Supreme Court puts new restriction on patent trolls

Supreme Court puts new restriction on patent trolls

More than a third of all patent-infringement lawsuits filed between 2014 and 2016 were filed in just one of the 94 federal courts: the Eastern District of Texas , which some say i...

Westpac says new major tax to impact 2H17 by $65M after tax

Westpac says new major tax to impact 2H17 by $65M after tax

The lender, which posted a $7.8 billion full-year profit in 2015/16, says the 0.06 per cent levy would apply to $615 billion of liabilities, with the cost on an annualised basis ab...

Aust men's sevens team in London q-finals

Aust men's sevens team in London q-finals

Australia has qualified for the Cup quarter finals, winning two of its three pool games on day one of the World Series London Sevens tournament. It's so special and I'm so proud ...

Actress Reema was most cheerful person on sets: Rajeev Verma

Actress Reema was most cheerful person on sets: Rajeev Verma

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Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

He seemed defiant though, telling the grads. "Never, never, never give up. Things will work out just fine", Trump continued, in what sounded like a pep talk to himself as much ...