Business New 12-sided British pound coin enters circulation
Author: 0 New 12-sided British pound coin enters circulation

Over the next few months a total of 1.5 billion of the new £1 coins will be released, and then the old coin will be officially retired on October 16 (you'll still be able to bank any leftover round pounds, but shops and machines will stop accepting them).

Business Uber Ending Denmark Services Following New Taxi Law
Author: 0 Uber Ending Denmark Services Following New Taxi Law

Uber is closing its business in Denmark after the government tightened regulations and the ride-hailing app suffered a big legal defeat. But this debate hasn't been confined within the Danish borders. Uber said in a statement, however, that it's still interested in operating there. The company also employs some 40 engineers in the country, based in Aarhus, who it says work on its tech globally.

Business No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four
Author: 0 No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four

Baylor's Kalani Brown (21) goes up for a shot against Mississippi State defense during the first half of a regional final of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017 , in Oklahoma City. That had at least a few Florida fans skeptical when he was hired by former athletic director Jeremy Foley. "Me and Chris (Silva) definitely have to stay out of foul trouble", Kotsar said.

Author: 0 US House votes to let ISPs sell your browser history

The measure now moves to the White House, where President Trump is expected to sign it into law. Rep. Michael C. Burgess, a Texas Republican, said the FCC rules were "promulgated by bureaucrats who remain unaccountable to the American people".

Author: 0 Canada determined to diversify despite Keystone XL approval

It's one of several steps the administration is expected to take in the coming weeks to prioritize economic development over environmental concerns. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has backed the Keystone project, said in French that his government was "very pleased" with the United States announcement, according to an interpreter.

Author: 0 Meeting Le Pen not interference, says Putin

In 2014 it emerged that the National Front had received a 9 million euro loan from a Russian lender. Russia's spokesperson told journalists at a press conference that Putin and Le Pen did not discuss Russian Federation financing her presidential campaign.

Author: 0 Wall scores 37 as Wizards down LeBron, Cavs 127-115

Bradley Beal scored 27, Kely Oubre came off the bench to deliver 16 points, while Markieff Morris added 14. Washington's lead ballooned to as much as 28 points, and the Nets trailed 63-42 at halftime. "It's part of trying to find out how to be more efficient in what we do". The hot shooting carried over to the second quarter as the Wizards were able to stretch the lead out to 17.

Author: 0 Ukraine says 'state terrorism' by Moscow behind murder of Russian ex-MP

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko immediately called the killing an "act of state terrorism" by Russian Federation even as Ukrainian police were still inspecting the scene. Voronenkov and his wife, who is also an opera singer, have been outspoken critics of Russia's leadership. In addition to criticising Moscow's annexation of Crimea, he had been due to testify against ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, a firm ally of President Vladimir Putin .

Author: 0 Trump Praises Approval Of Keystone Oil Pipeline

Fred Jauss, partner at the worldwide law firm Dorsey & Whitney and a former attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said local permitting would also be a challenge. Since Obama had nixed the pipeline based on an environmental assessment commissioned by the State Department in early 2014, opponents will likely argue in court that Trump can't reverse the decision without conducting a new assessment.

Author: 0 Oil falls 1 percent as bullish bets fade with USA output rise

The decline also came ahead of the release of USA crude inventory data later Tuesday and on Wednesday that is expected to show a crude stock build of 2.8 million barrels for last week, according to a Reuters poll. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 28 cents, or 0.58 per cent, at $48.50 a barrel. American crude output continued to rise along with inventories last week, an Energy Information Administration report showed on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Gennady Golovkin Retains Middleweight Titles With Close Decision Win

And while Golovkin immediately reiterated his interest in making that happen, it appears that first the WBA, WBC, IBF and IBO champion is eager to try and complete his collection of middleweight titles by taking the WBO belt Saunders claimed from Andy Lee in 2015 and defended in unconvincing fashion against little-known Russian Artur Akavov in December.

Business Distillate and Gasoline Inventories Could Help Oil Prices
Author: 0 Distillate and Gasoline Inventories Could Help Oil Prices

Oil prices on Wednesday climbed for the first time in more than a week on a surprise drawdown in USA crude inventories and data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggesting OPEC cuts should create a crude deficit in the first half of 2017, Reuters reported.

Author: 0 Michigan, Flint to replace 18000 lead-tainted water lines

A Detroit federal judge will reportedly decide on Tuesday, (Mar. 28) whether to approve the remainder of the fund. -The city, compensated by the state, agrees to determine the composition of lines running from the street into at least 18,000 households and properties, and replace with copper those made of lead or galvanized steel, at no cost to the homeowners.

Business Why tax reform and tax cuts are not the same thing
Author: 0 Why tax reform and tax cuts are not the same thing

Congressman Brady says the House Ways and Means Committee plans to take up tax reform this spring. Even if tax reform happens, the concern is that it might be a watered down version of the massive tax cuts Trump promised. "It was so unpopular they wouldn't vote for it in their own committee", Zerbe noted. "You might not get as low a rate as you wanted", said KBW's Kleinhanzl.

Business Congresswoman Calls for Halting Importation of Brazilian Meat
Author: 0 Congresswoman Calls for Halting Importation of Brazilian Meat

Chile was the seventh biggest buyer of Brazilian beef past year and the eighth top importer of pork. The region has temporarily suspended import applications for both frozen and chilled meat from Brazil and is said to be awaiting the most up-to-date information to decide whether any other measures are required, in regards to the case that reportedly affects 21 companies now under investigation by the Brazilian authorities.

Business Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge
Author: 0 Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge

Relatives of Westminster Bridge attack victims Melissa Cochran, and her husband Kurt W. Cochran who died during the attack, attend a news conference at New Scotland Yard in London on March 27, 2017. Five South Koreans were also injured in the attack when they were caught up in a stampede of people trying to flee the attack, South Korea's foreign ministry said.

Author: 0 UK Lib Dem Bid for Brexit-Deal Referendum Moves on in Commons

Once Article 50 is triggered, Britain can finally start formally negotiating its exit terms with the EU. It comes as Mrs May told ministers her letter giving notice of Brexit will "set the tone for our new relationship with Europe and the world", in a signal that it could be a substantial statement of the UK's intentions rather than a simple message informing the European Union that she is triggering Article 50.

Author: 0 Oil prices hit lowest since Nov on expanding US inventories

The U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday reported that domestic crude-oil supplies rose by 5 million barrels for the week ended March 17. "Another increase would be generally bearish for WTI-related spreads", said Tamas Varga, analyst at London broker PVM Oil Associates. The market may come under further pressure as US rig counts continue to rise, indicating production growth is outpacing demand, he said.

Author: 0 The surprise of the Final Four

A critical one came with 1:58 remaining, when, with Florida down 65-63, Thornwell stole a pass from point guard Kasey Hill and set up SC center Malik Kotsar for a short jumper that put the Gamecocks up 67-63. "I'm the guy that wanted him to come as a walk-on, so how dumb am I?" "The last two minutes they were up, we knew they didn't want to foul", Chiozza said.

Business Serbia says no to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on alliance's airstrikes anniversary
Author: 0 Serbia says no to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on alliance's airstrikes anniversary

Most Serbs still deplore Nato's actions and polls show the country of 7.3 million is strongly against membership of the alliance - a feeling Vucic reiterated during recent events to mark 18 years since the start of the bombing campaign. Serbia , backed by Russian Federation, has sought to maintain influence in Kosovo's north, where most of the country's Serb minority lives. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, but Serbia has not recognized it.

Business Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop
Author: 0 Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

Kidney. An Oklahoma police officer killed in the line of duty is 22-year-old Canadian native Justin Terney. Terney approached a driver at about 11:30 p.m. Kidney told KFOR that several officers and community members set up a blood drive for Officer Terney. "I've been here about 22 years and this is our first officer-involved shooting", he said.

Business Here's why these famous landmarks are going dark on Saturday
Author: 0 Here's why these famous landmarks are going dark on Saturday

Earth Hour, a worldwide movement organised by WWF ( World Wide Fund for Nature ) urges people to turn off all electrical devices for an hour once a year. Iconic buildings across the world, including the Empire State Building in NY, the Sydney Opera House, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, London's Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Colosseum in Rome, Istanbul's Blue Mosque, Moscow's Kremlin, and the Pyramids of Egypt, will go dark.

Business Dog Easter Egg Hunt Taking Place in Brown County
Author: 0 Dog Easter Egg Hunt Taking Place in Brown County

The third, for ages 10 to 12, will begin at 1 p.m. Please call the Church Office at 908-464-5535 and leave a message with the number and ages of children who will be attending. Stew Leonard's, Newington: Bunny Breakfast April 8 and 9, hosted by the Easter Bunny and his friends. The Friends of the Lower Southampton Library are co-sponsoring the event.

Business General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes
Author: 0 General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes

The proposal relates to eliminating the dividend on the existing GM common stock and distributing an unprecedented new dividend-focused security ("dividend security"), thereby creating a dual-class common stock structure. The company, which emergedfrom bankruptcy in June of 2009 after receiving a massive government bailout, said in February that it expects to generate a pretax profit of $6 to $6.50 per share in 2017.

Author: 0 United Kingdom laptop ban on flights to be introduced 'in days'

Large electronic devices will still be allowed on board in checked baggage, but, as ABTA pointed out, they might then not be insured. It covers direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. Passengers travelling to the U.S. from these airports in eight countries can not carry cameras and laptops as cabin baggage under a new president Donald Trump administration order.

Author: 0 Dollar hits four-month low as Trump trade deflates

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan.MIAPJ0000PUS added 0.5 percent. Speculators increased bullish bets on the US dollar in the week up to last Tuesday for the third time on the trot, pushing net longs to their highest since January 31, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data showed on Friday.

Author: 0 Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

Earlier on Friday, the State Department issued a permit to construct the 1,179-mile Keystone XL pipeline immediately followed by Trump's approval of the deal. Donald Trump, while campaigning to be president of the USA, had said he would reverse Obama's decision. Fred Jauss, partner at the worldwide law firm Dorsey and Whitney and a former attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said local permits would also be a challenge.

Author: 0 Sears says 'substantial doubt' that it can stay in business

Please check your email for a welcome confirmation. But shoppers and small business owners we talked to said they wouldn't be surprised if that changed. And it's reconfiguring its debts to give itself more breathing room. The sales at established Sears and Kmart locations has dropped 10.3 percent in the final quarter of 2016.

Business Bye, Michigan _ time for new lovable underdogs Xavier, SC
Author: 0 Bye, Michigan _ time for new lovable underdogs Xavier, SC

OR rallied in the second half to dismantle Rhode Island, 75-72, and Tyler Dorsey led the way with 27 points. No. 3 OR survived 69-68 Thursday night, sending the Ducks into the Elite Eight and ending the No. With two fouls to give, OR coach Dana Altman said he instructed the Ducks to foul, but Walton got off a step-back jumper that came up short in the final seconds.

Business China fully reopens market to Brazilian meat
Author: 0 China fully reopens market to Brazilian meat

Several countries have slapped restrictions or suspensions on Brazilian imports, though key markets including China have already reopened their doors, blocking only meat from the plants under investigation. China quickly suspended the imports on Monday last week and Hong Kong followed suit the next day. In a recent article headlined " Meat crisis causes wider stink in Brazil's corporate sector", it provides details of bribery of meat inspectors who sign off on meat-inspection ...

Author: 0 Michael Ballack: 'Mesut Ozil running out of options'

Lucas Perez has only managed 265 Premier League minutes for Arsenal so far this season, but still sounds pretty optimistic about the club. "We were bottom of the table when I arrived, and now we're out of the relegation zone". But I think we'll only value these things much more in the years to come. The German international's future has been the subject of huge speculation this season, with the midfielder's contract due to expire in the summer of 2018.

Author: 0 No laptop? Try talking: Arab airlines have the answer to electronics ban

During the trial period, all THY passengers received internet service through their notebooks and tablets as well as mobile phones with a wireless feature that they brought with them. The officials will tag the devices and put them in a special secure cargo area. Travellers can also lose precious work time without access to laptops on long-haul flights.

Business Tesco boss defends Booker deal, says many investors on board
Author: 0 Tesco boss defends Booker deal, says many investors on board

He added that he remained supportive of chief executive Dave Lewis, who had "until now" performed an excellent job of turning around the UK's still-dominant supermarket. Tesco said it still believed the deal was "compelling". Yet Lewis confessed the merger was the reason for the resignation of senior independent director Richard Cousins in early January.

Author: 0 Uber grounds its self-driving cars fleet after crash in Arizona

The accident occurred after the driver of a second vehicle made a turn and failed to avoid a self-driving Uber, according to reports . Another auto failed to yield for the Uber auto, causing the autonomous vehicle to flip on its side, according to the police report.

Business Twitter to bring pre-roll ads to Periscope videos
Author: 0 Twitter to bring pre-roll ads to Periscope videos

When you get to a Periscope clip, that footage can begin with a short ad. Twitter calls the new push "a new source of brand-safe video advertising" that companies can use to promote products, services and more. Previously, Twitter was restricted to displaying ads during live streaming events, such as NFL Games or Game Awards, from select premium publishers.

Business January Home Prices Continue Climbing: Case-Shiller
Author: 0 January Home Prices Continue Climbing: Case-Shiller

Month-over-month, the U.S. Index rose 0.2% in January before seasonal adjustment, while the 10-city rose 0.3% and the 20-city index increased 0.2% from December to January. Prices rose over the month in 19 cities seasonally adjusted, Case-Shiller said. On the national index, home prices are now 0.5% above the July 2006 peak and 38.4% higher than their low point in February 2012.

Author: 0 US supply concerns keep oil prices under pressure

Producers added more oil rigs to US fields, extending a drilling surge into a 10th month, Baker Hughes Inc. said on Friday. Oil prices rose on Tuesday, helped by expectations that an OPEC-led output cut would be extended beyond June but gains were pegged back by concerns about persistently high crude inventories .

Author: 0 US, UK bar laptop carry ons from Mideast, N. Africa flights

Under the new arrangements phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16cm in length, 9.3cm in width and 1.5cm in depth will not be allowed in the cabin on selected flights to the UK. The Government has not said how long the ban is set to last, while the U.S. has said its own ban on electronic devices in the cabin will be in place for seven months before being reviewed.

Business Oil prices steady, heading for modest weekly rise
Author: 0 Oil prices steady, heading for modest weekly rise

The price is still almost $7 below January's post-deal peak of $58.37.US light crude CLc1 settled 11 cents lower at $48.75 a barrel, but still above the three-month low hit on Tuesday. LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose for a second day on Thursday, supported by U.S. data showing crude inventories had dipped after rising for nine weeks and a weaker dollar after the U.S.

Author: 0 Russia's Putin meets French presidential contender Le Pen in Kremlin

A Le Pen victory is seen causing such a rapid decline because the anti-European Union candidate has threatened to call a referendum on the euro and re-denominate the nation's debt. It likes her commitment to forge a strong partnership with Moscow. Since his election to the National Assembly in 2012, the granddaughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen embodies a particular sensitivity within the FN, conservative on morals and anchored to the right of the right.

Business China suspends beef imports from Brazil
Author: 0 China suspends beef imports from Brazil

Remember that the Brazilian president was kicked out of office and the previous president has been charged with corruption. On Tuesday, Hong Kong, Japan and Mexico announced that they were halting at least some Brazilian meat imports. For countries in the Middle East, Brazilian beef and chicken also represent a critical supply, which may be hard to replace in the very near term. But until now Chinese officials have said only that they took unspecified precautions.

Business Google apologises for ad scandals, revamps ad polices
Author: 0 Google apologises for ad scandals, revamps ad polices

Google's public apology over placement of advertising next to extremist material came only after it was " read the riot act" at a Whitehall summit last Friday, it had emerged. Google must do more, said Martin Sorrell, CEO of the global advertising firm WPP. Other companies that have that have expressed their displeasure over Google's nonchalant attitude towards the videos include, motor giant Audi , McDonald's , L'Oreal, the BBC, The Guardian , Channel 4, and a couple of government ...

Author: 0 Cyclone may post dual storm surge threat

Torrential rain flooded streets and wind smashed windows, uprooted trees and tossed debris down streets, while jetties at Airlie Beach marina were wrecked, Nine Network television pictures showed. A powerful cyclone tore into Australia's northeastern coast on Tuesday, forcing thousands of people to flee, shuttering coal to gold mines and prompting insurers to declare a catastrophe .