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Business Massive Weather System From Florida To Bring Extreme Snow To Canada
Author: 0 Massive Weather System From Florida To Bring Extreme Snow To Canada

The National Weather Service said a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain was expected Wednesday mainly along the Atlantic seaboard from Florida to North Carolina. The unusual weather is from the same storm that promises to wallop the NY region on Thursday with up to a foot or more of snow forecast in some parts.

Business The show goes on at Echo Arena following car park fire
Author: 0 The show goes on at Echo Arena following car park fire

They said the fire appeared to start in the engine of an older Land Rover and quickly spread. Full story in tomorrow's Herald. Mr Prattey added: "We are sorry to customers who were due to attend the evening performance of the Liverpool International Horse Show , which was cancelled as a result of the fire, as well as those people whose vehicles were in the auto park and who have been affected by this awful situation".

Business Toowoomba memorial service today will #DoItForDolly
Author: 0 Toowoomba memorial service today will #DoItForDolly

Mr Vale's message comes just two days after he took to social media to blast a Sudanese mother who blamed Australia's "failing" social support system on her son's involvement in gang crime. They plan to establish a trust to be called Dolly's Dream. He took to social media Friday night, saying: 'What I'd like to try and do is to get the word out there to everybody, next Friday, the 19th of January, to turn your lights on.

Business Canada files WTO complaint over U.S. trade practices
Author: 0 Canada files WTO complaint over U.S. trade practices

As with the softwood lumber dispute, workers on both sides of the border are harmed by the trade war. Details of the WTO filing released Wednesday referenced almost 200 instances Canada claims the Americans breeched global trade rules by imposing anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties.

Business Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale To Japan
Author: 0 Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale To Japan

President Donald Trump's administration has approved the sale of four missiles to Japan to bolster the country's defense system against the threat from North Korea. Consequently, the government intends to carefully gauge the USA side's intentions on this issue. The Aegis system is not created to intercept such missiles.

Business Ikea courts fresh controversy with pregnancy ad
Author: 0 Ikea courts fresh controversy with pregnancy ad

IKEA's latest advertisement may be different from previous ones seen as it now also doubles as a pregnancy test. Talking about good advertising, IKEA, a Netherlands-based furniture company, has come up with an ingenious and novel ad that has successfully become the first viral ad of 2018...

Business Dense fog continues to affect flights, train services in Indian capital
Author: 0 Dense fog continues to affect flights, train services in Indian capital

Delhi woke up to dense fog for the second consecutive day, resulting in operations being stalled at both the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and the railway stations. Concerns were raised about additional costs involved for airlines due to diversions and cancellations, in a meeting held to review standard operating procedures (SOPs) for flight operations during the fog.

Business Oregonians Come to Terms with Pumping Their Own Gas
Author: 0 Oregonians Come to Terms with Pumping Their Own Gas

When Medford, Oregon , television station KTVL-TV asked residents to weigh in about the law on their Facebook page , the post went viral with more than 52,000 comments. Since then, gas stations and pumps have become safer and most states have abandoned these laws. Added Deerick Smith on Twitter: "To all the OR natives, I will be teaching how to pump gas tomorrow via Skype".

Business Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group
Author: 0 Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group

Facebook Inc now has $545.83 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $68.41. About 125,099 shares traded. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, June 10. The stock has "Hold" rating by Vetr on Monday, August 17. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, December 23.

Business Toshiba gets rid of Westinghouse for $4.6 billion
Author: 0 Toshiba gets rid of Westinghouse for $4.6 billion

Brookfield says that the deal will be financed with US$1bn of equity, US$3bn of long-term debt financing and the balance by the assumption of pension, environmental and other operating obligations. One of Westinghouse's unfinished USA projects, known as Vogtle in Georgia, will continue with Southern Co replacing the company as the project manager.

Business The Winning €39m Euromillions Ticket Was Sold In DUBLIN
Author: 0 The Winning €39m Euromillions Ticket Was Sold In DUBLIN

National Lottery spokeswoman Miriam Donohoe said: "We would love to hear from them". We are making arrangements for them to come in and pick up the winning prize. "We don't know if it's a single victor or a syndicate". "We are urging all our players to check their tickets to see if they are the lucky victor or winners", the spokeswoman said.

Business What Lincoln Riley had to say after Sooners' heartbreaking Rose Bowl loss
Author: 0 What Lincoln Riley had to say after Sooners' heartbreaking Rose Bowl loss

BamaInsider.com team writer Tony Tsoukalas asked five key questions about the Georgia Bulldogs heading into Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship Game and UGASports.com's Anthony Dasher answered them. Mayfield set the tone of his OU career with a double-overtime win at Tennessee in his second game as a starting quarterback . It was his fourth touchdown of the game and the most important one.

Business The vehicle that can read minds
Author: 0 The vehicle that can read minds

It's all part of Nissan's drive to make driving more enjoyable, instead of just focusing on making cars more autonomous. The Japanese carmaker intends to showcase this new technology in time for the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas, which kicks off January 9.

Business Fights Break Out at New York's JFK Airport Amid Massive Blizzard Delays
Author: 0 Fights Break Out at New York's JFK Airport Amid Massive Blizzard Delays

The water main disaster happened Sunday afternoon in Terminal 4 - "the major gateway for global arrivals at JFK airport ", the airport's website says. In other odd John F. Kennedy Airport news, an American Airlines flight that departed on Friday afternoon was forced to return immediately after takeoff.

Business Amazon to Buy Target in 2018
Author: 0 Amazon to Buy Target in 2018

It's sheer speculation, but one technology analyst is stirring up a buzz with his prediction that Amazon will buy Target in 2018. "Predictions are useful, but it's not clear that whatever people from outside predict the company is going to follow this because they just did an acquisition last August", said Kotha about Amazon's recent Whole Foods acquisition.

Business Rift wide open in party as AAP names Rajya Sabha candidates
Author: 0 Rift wide open in party as AAP names Rajya Sabha candidates

Gupta a chartered accountant. He provides free education to 15,000 children. ND Gupta, a chartered accountant, is the AAP's main advisor on economic issues. In the run-up to the announcement, a section of the party was for nominating senior leaders while others felt that experts from various fields should be nominated.

Business Dominion and Scana announce merger plan
Author: 0 Dominion and Scana announce merger plan

Dominion says it would write off $1.7 billion in costs related to the Summer plant, allowing it to eliminate customer costs for the project over 20 years, instead of the 50-60 years proposed by SCANA . When it abandoned the project, SCANA cited cost concerns, noting that its share of costs to finish the project as 55% owner would have soared to $9.9 billion, while Santee Cooper, which owns the remaining 45%, said it would have needed to spend about $8 billion to complete construction, ...

Business Education Realty Trust, Inc. (EDR) Consensus EPS Estimates
Author: 0 Education Realty Trust, Inc. (EDR) Consensus EPS Estimates

If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not be able to get the sell or buy price that the trader is looking for. This public company's current market capitalization stands at $2.24 billion. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, November 9 by Barclays Capital.

Business India's Infosys posts 38 pct jump in Q3 profit on tax deal
Author: 0 India's Infosys posts 38 pct jump in Q3 profit on tax deal

That compared with analysts' average estimate of 37.10 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data. "We are progressing towards stability and are well positioned to serve our clients in the new areas of demand" Salil Parekh , CEO and MD, Infosys said.

Business Fiat Chrysler will move Ram production to MI from Mexico
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler will move Ram production to MI from Mexico

The investment at the assembly plant follows plans detailed in January 2017 to expand the factory to build all-new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs. The special bonus will be paid to all eligible employees of the FCA automotive and components operations in the U.S. FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne says the company should adjust its manufacturing footprint to reflect "improvement in the US business environment".

Business Facebook: Auto production plant
Author: 0 Facebook: Auto production plant

The prized $1.6 billion vehicle factory awarded to Alabama by Toyota Motor Corp . and Mazda Motor Corp . could be an even bigger win than expected, as the site's size leaves plenty of room for future expansions. "By making such cars here in Alabama, we hope that over time our plant will come to occupy a special place in the hearts of our employees and the local community".

Author: 0 China Dec imports from North Korea down 81.6 pct y/y - China customs

China, the main source of North Korea's fuel, did not export any gasoline, jet fuel, diesel or fuel oil to its neighbour in November. "The record high trade surplus is likely to lead to more trade disputes between China and the US", said Tommy Xie, an economist at Singaporean bank OCBC.

Business Uber's secret software blocked foreign law enforcement from retrieving data
Author: 0 Uber's secret software blocked foreign law enforcement from retrieving data

Ripley - which was said to be named after Sigourney Weaver's character in the 1979 sci-fi movie " Alien " - could remotely disable, lock or change the password on employees' computers and smartphones. Later versions of Ripley gave Uber the ability to selectively provide information to government agencies that searched the company's foreign offices.

Business Ford recalls trucks over airbags, tells owners to 'stop driving'
Author: 0 Ford recalls trucks over airbags, tells owners to 'stop driving'

Ford said the death happened on July 1 in West Virginia and was reported to the auto maker on December 22. After inspecting the vehicle five days later, Ford confirmed that the airbag inflator ruptured, killing the driver. The recalls, which are being managed by NHTSA, are being phased in over the next three years. Takata inflators can explode with excessive force, unleashing metal shrapnel inside cars and trucks and have injured more than 200.

Business ISRO's 100th satellite takes off
Author: 0 ISRO's 100th satellite takes off

The 31 satellites include three Indian satellites and 28 satellites from six foreign countries - Canada, Finland, France, Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. A total of 31 small satellites were launched into space on Friday. As an observational satellite, Cartosat will beam high-quality images for cartographic, urban and rural applications, coastal land use and regulation and utility management like road network monitoring.

Business Several Sam's Club stores close without notice across nation
Author: 0 Several Sam's Club stores close without notice across nation

According to Business Insider , some employees at other stores also were not informed of the closures and didn't realize they had lost their jobs until they went to work and found the doors locked. In some locations, per social media, people showed up to work only to be told that their location was closing, with almost no advance notice. Sam's Club has confirmed the company will close a "series of clubs", but it's still unclear which stores will be closing.

Business Dropbox files confidentially for US IPO, source says
Author: 0 Dropbox files confidentially for US IPO, source says

Reuters reported in June that the company, valued at nearly US$ 10 billion in a private fundraising round in 2014, was seeking to hire underwriters for an IPO. The two lead banks have a history of working with Dropbox. 500 million registered users around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go.

Business Record Christmas for Tesco's online grocery business
Author: 0 Record Christmas for Tesco's online grocery business

The retailer hailed a "strong" third-quarter performance in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, with United Kingdom like-for-like sales up 2.3% in the period and 1.9% over the Christmas trading season. The company's clothing & home sales in the United Kingdom were down 2.3 percent to 1,192 million pounds (1,607.8 million dollars), while the segment's like-for-like sales dropped 2.8 percent.

Business California Woman Returns Christmas Tree For A Refund
Author: 0 California Woman Returns Christmas Tree For A Refund

Bizarrely, the woman apparently managed to get her money back in full despite taking the battered fir back a full ten days after December 25. "Heartbreaking to think she may have needed that money so much, she lost all self respect and dignity for it", Bentley wrote.

Business Ripple announce partnership with money transfer giant MoneyGram
Author: 0 Ripple announce partnership with money transfer giant MoneyGram

MoneyGram will pilot the use of XRP in payment flows through Ripple's xRapid, solution for on-demand liquidity. Moreover, Ripple charges about a penny compared to a transaction fee of nearly $30 that Bitcoin charges. "Ripple is at the forefront of blockchain technology", Alex Holmes, chief executive officer of MoneyGram, said in the statement. By joining Ripple's growing, global network, financial institutions can process their customers' payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and ...

Business Walmart Raising Starting Wages to $11/Hour, Offers Bonuses
Author: 0 Walmart Raising Starting Wages to $11/Hour, Offers Bonuses

The move follows last month's USA tax code overhaul that cut the corporate rate from 35% to a flat 21%. Walmart's announcement follows companies like AT&T, Wells Fargo & Co and Boeing, which have all promised more pay for workers since the Republican-controlled US Congress passed the biggest overhaul to the US tax code in 30 years.

Business Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims
Author: 0 Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims

De Blasio said that the city is taking the five fossil fuel firms - BP, Exxon Mobil, Chevron , ConocoPhillips and Shell - to federal court due to their contribution to climate change. New York's lawsuit echoes a similar effort on the west coast, where two California counties and a city are suing 37 fossil fuel companies for knowingly emitting risky levels of greenhouse gases.

Business Trump says he doesn't think Winfrey will run
Author: 0 Trump says he doesn't think Winfrey will run

The presidential buzz follows Winfrey's impassioned call for "a brighter morning even in our darkest nights" at the Golden Globes on Sunday night in a speech that left some viewers contemplating the idea of the Democratic Party embracing a celebrity candidate of its own to challenge Trump in 2020.

Business Listeria concerns prompt recall of dessert bars sold in many supermarkets
Author: 0 Listeria concerns prompt recall of dessert bars sold in many supermarkets

Fieldbrook Foods Corp. manufactures the products for Giant Eagle. Bi-Lo said its recalled Southern Home Orange Cream Bar with UPC 6078801142 and Southern Home Arctic Ice Cream Bar with UPC 60788001147 were sold in SC stores. Listeria monocytogenes is a risky bacteria that primarily affects pregnant women, newborns, older adults and those with weakened immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

Business Ford Buyers Say Super Duty Truck Emissions Are 'Super Dirty'
Author: 0 Ford Buyers Say Super Duty Truck Emissions Are 'Super Dirty'

The F-150 Power Stroke diesel shares quite a bit with its big sister Super Duty 6.7L Power Stroke, including a lot of engine technology and the very same Ford powertrain team. The new 3.0L V-6 diesel is based off of the 2.7L EcoBoost block and crank, but uses a single turbo and engine driven cooling fan. Retail customers can get the engine as an option on the 2018 F-150 Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum edition SuperCrew trucks with either a 5.5 foot or 6.5 foot bed configuration, and SuperCab ...

Business IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law
Author: 0 IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law

Under the tax law, legal holidays in Washington, D.C., affect the filing deadline across the nation. The election-year stakes are high - and they've put the IRS and its implementation of the new tax law in the political spotlight. "But with more funding, strong leadership, and a closer working relationship with Congress, I am convinced the IRS can do the job well". Olson noted the budget cuts have challenged the IRS's ability to perform even the basic tasks of administering the tax system, ...

Business Toyota, Mazda to make plant announcement at 3 pm
Author: 0 Toyota, Mazda to make plant announcement at 3 pm

The manufacturing plant is to be built in the Huntsville area not far from the Tennessee state line, said the person, who asked to remain anonymous because the site hasn't been officially announced. When Toyota and Mazda announced their joint venture in August past year, Trump took to Twitter to praise the Japanese automakers for their American-centric decision.

Business USA and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest
Author: 0 USA and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest

We must be adamant and clear that the Iranian regime's serious human rights abuses, corruption and support of terrorist groups like Hezbollah absolutely will not be tolerated. In a direct hit at US President Donald Trump, who tweeted in favor of the protesters, Khamenei said , "The US president says the Iranian establishment is terrified by their power".

Author: 0 Were Analysts Bearish The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) This Week?

Charter Trust Company who had been investing in Disney Walt Co New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $165.79B market cap company. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 20 by Pivotal Research. Bank of America reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $144.00 target price (up from $130.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Wednesday.

Business New IKEA furniture ad gives pregnant women license to pee
Author: 0 New IKEA furniture ad gives pregnant women license to pee

So if you urinate on the ad (yes, on the ad ), it sets off a chemical reaction that reveals a lower price for the crib advertised, according to Adweek . For scaling up of this technique and adopting it to the physical format of a printed ad, Mercene Labs has used their experience in development of surface active materials for microfluidics and medical diagnostics.

Business USA gasoline prices increased in 2017, according to EIA data
Author: 0 USA gasoline prices increased in 2017, according to EIA data

The 10 million-bpd milestone previously had not been expected to be reached until the fourth quarter. At the same time, analysts had expected the figure to decrease by only 3.9 million barrels. As a result, pipeline capacity constraints should not be a major limiting factor in starting new production, he said. Gasoline stocks rose 4.1 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for a 2.6 million-barrel gain.

Business Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England
Author: 0 Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England

The move could mean that smaller retailers would have to implement the charge. Mr Gove, who showed off his new reusable coffee mug as he walked into No10 yesterday, is also expected to announce measures to cut the 2.5billion disposable coffee cups wasted in the United Kingdom every year.

Business Discovery leaving Maryland after three decades for NY
Author: 0 Discovery leaving Maryland after three decades for NY

The company says the move will be to take advantage of the proximity to business, investment and production partners in NY. Discovery opened its headquarters in Montgomery County in 2003. "It's a lot of families here that are being upended". As part of that analysis, Zaslav wrote the company determined the "most efficient locations" for its business "to thrive now, and into the future".

Business Toyota's bus of the future may deliver your pizza
Author: 0 Toyota's bus of the future may deliver your pizza

The Japanese auto giant's president Akio Toyoda unveiled the new initiative at the Consumer Electronics Show in, seeking to get ahead of rivals offering single-use autonomous transporters. The concept vehicle is part of a larger mobility service business alliance, which will leverage Toyota's Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) for the creation of a suite of connected mobility solutions.