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Author: 0 Vikings' owners release statement on passing of Dan Rooney

And I know the people of Pittsburgh , who loved him not only for the Super Bowl championships he brought as the owner of the Steelers, but for his generosity of spirit, mourn his passing today. From 2009 to 2012, Rooney also served as the U.S. Ambassador to Ireland. "Tomorrow, the flag at the Pro Football Hall of Fame will fly at half-staff in honor of one of the greatest men to ever serve this game".

Author: 0 Russia Says Evidence Growing Syria Chemical Attack Was Staged

The foreign ministers from Russia , Syria and Iran , meeting Friday in Moscow , said any further unilateral action by the U.S.in Syria would be met with "grave consequences" and pose a danger to the entire world. "The use of chemical weapons as a pretext for violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of an independent state - a member of the United Nations - is a very risky activity", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

Author: 0 Air China to suspend Beijing-Pyongyang flights, Chinese state TV says

In February, China announced that it would suspend all coal imports from North Korea until the end of this year. United States vice-president Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday on a long-planned 10-day trip to Asia. "We call on all parties to refrain from provoking and threatening each other, whether in words or actions, and not let the situation get to an irreversible and unmanageable stage", Wang reportedly said at a press conference, according to Reuters .

Author: 0 CEO: Wells Fargo has hired back 1000 employees since scandal

The 113-page report, prepared by the law firm Shearman & Sterling, relates how Stumpf nurtured and protected Tolstedt even as evidence mounted that her division's behavior posed an enormous risk to the company. "It brings to $180m the total amount of pay directors have taken from executives through forfeitures, clawbacks and other measures", the FT reported.

Author: 0 'Charging Bull' artist wants 'Fearless Girl' gone

The Fearless Girl, created by artist Kristen Visbal , was put in place by the asset management company State Street Global Advisors on March 7, the eve of International Women's Day. Siegel said he hopes the dispute can be resolved amicably but added, "We never dismiss the possibility of litigation". They note that by installing " Fearless Girl " on an extension of the cobblestoned area where " Charging Bull " stands, rather than on the curb proper, the companies were able to go through the ...

Business Economic Watch: Retail Sales Ease as Consumer Prices Drop Slightly
Author: 0 Economic Watch: Retail Sales Ease as Consumer Prices Drop Slightly

The Commerce Department said retail sales dipped by 0.2% in March after a revised 0.3% decline in February. The Commerce Department said total retail sales in March were up by 5.2 percent compared to the same month a year ago. Online and other non-store sales increased 0.6% over February and increased 11.4% unadjusted year-over-year. That makes sense, as has been the case for several months, with more and more consumers avoiding the mall and shopping online.

Author: 0 Airline Delights Thousands of Stranded Passengers with Free Pizza

Detla Airlines passengers are dealing flight cancelations across parts of the US because of severe weather. Delta Air Lines bought ordered stacks of pizza for stranded passengers after cancelling about 300 flights in the Southeast of America because of severe weather.

Author: 0 Trump administration declines to label China a currency manipulator

USA crude CLc1 slipped 0.3 per cent to $US52.95 a barrel, extending Wednesday's 0.5 per cent loss that saw it break a six-session winning streak. China was the last nation to be named a currency manipulator by the US. The U.S. sent an aircraft carrier battle group into the area this week amid speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might conduct another nuclear test to mark his grandfather's birthday on Saturday.

Author: 0 Tesla jumps after Elon Musk teases commercial truck, pickup

Musk noted that the team has "done an wonderful job", suggesting that a significant portion of the work has been completed. "Seriously next level." Musk indicated that the semi-truck would likely have some autonomous-driving features, like those now included in Tesla's passenger cars.

Author: 0 Your taxes are not due on April 15. Here's why

That's down 3.6 percent from the almost 107.5 million returns submitted by the same time a year ago. If you haven't filed your taxes Wong says there's one more tip, open a 401K or add more money to your already existing 401K. Avoid a late-filing penalty by requesting a tax-filing extension. So if you need to file in two states for 2016, you could still do the federal return for free at Credit Karma but use another service for state returns.

Author: 0 How Do You File a Tax Extension?

More than 153 million returns are expected to be filed this year. The vast majority of Arizonans file electronically. Lagarde says taxpayers that need an extension, can file paperwork to do so, but if they owe the federal government, then April 18th is the deadline for taxpayers to submit payment to the federal government.

Author: 0 United changes crew booking policy after passenger dragged off plane

Delta's voluntary compensation changes come in the wake of a horrific week for rival United Airlines, which saw its stock price tank after videos spread on social media showing a bloodied passenger dragged off a United plane after refusing to get off a supposedly oversold flight.

Business Pope off to maximum-security prison for foot washing ritual
Author: 0 Pope off to maximum-security prison for foot washing ritual

During the Mass the Pontiff blesses a token amount of oil that will be used to administer the sacraments for the year. Pope Francis heads to a maximum security prison on Holy Thursday to wash the feet of a dozen inmates, stressing in a pre-Easter ritual that a pope must serve society's marginalized and give them hope.

Business Ephrata's annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt returns Friday night
Author: 0 Ephrata's annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt returns Friday night

The free event starts at 8 p.m.in Lions Park for children in grades five through 12. Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt and Cinnamon Swirl Pancake Fundraiser for the Idaho Civil Air Patrol will be Saturday. You won't wan to miss this fun festive event. The Easter Egg Hunt will be at Brookdale Pocatello, 1501 Baldy Ave. The Sanford family came to the egg hunt together.

Business Airtel unveils Double Your Holiday Surprises offer
Author: 0 Airtel unveils Double Your Holiday Surprises offer

This offer for postpaid customers comes hot on the heels of Airtel's new Rs 399 pack which gives prepaid users unlimited local and STD calls plus 1GB of 4G data a day for 70 days. 1,198 plan users will get 2.5GB data per day for ten weeks. All the other services of Jio including the voice calls, SMS, and content services are free as well for 84 days.

Business Nintendo Switch sales are off to a roaring start
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch sales are off to a roaring start

Switch sold more than 906,000 units in March in the United States, according to NPD Group sales data, Nintendo announced . According to Citigroup Inc analysts including Minami Munakata, Kota Ezawa and Alicia Yap, the Kyoto-based company may as well release a smaller version of Nintendo Switch in the fiscal year through 2019.

Author: 0 Estimated Worldwide Sales For Nintendo Switch's First Month Revealed

Fast forward to today, and Nintendo has finally announced its official sales numbers for March, at least in the US. It was recently revealed that the Switch was the fastest-selling console that Nintendo has ever had in the USA, selling 906,000 units in March alone.

Author: 0 Priebus made Bannon, Kushner make up

It all comes as the President has begun openly questioning the makeup of his senior staff as he looks for a win that could reboot his presidency. The White House has also denied that Bannon's removal from the committee was a demotion. Bannon deemed reports that he recently threatened to quit "ridiculous". Nowhere is that more clear than Breitbart News , his former power center that he is still closely aligned with.

Author: 0 Taiwan remains on U.S. currency monitoring list

The countries - China, Japan , Germany, South Korea , Taiwan and Switzerland - were the same six named in the last currency report issued by the Obama administration in October. Although Beijing has allowed the yuan to slowly appreciate in recent years and actively fought depreciation recently, its past interventions "imposed significant and long-lasting hardship on American workers and companies".

Business Uber releases financial information, says growth outpaces loss
Author: 0 Uber releases financial information, says growth outpaces loss

Net revenue came in at $6.5 billion in 2016, while its net loss was $2.8 billion, excluding its former China business, Bloomberg said. Q4 bump: In the fourth quarter of 2016, gross bookings grew 28% from the previous quarter to $6.9 billion, and Uber brought in $2.9 billion in net revenue, a 74% bump from the third quarter.

Business President Trump Rolls Back Internet Privacy Rules
Author: 0 President Trump Rolls Back Internet Privacy Rules

Zacharia even identified that they have two programs that use web browsing data but neither involves selling customers' personal web browsing history . In separate statements , the companies said that they do not sell customers' data, but instead utilize the information collected with the permission to serve them better and improve services.

Author: 0 There is still time to meet this year's tax deadline

Roughly 30% of tax filers were still no-shows when it comes to filing federal returns this year through early April. That means, you can't have the IRS send part of your refund to a friend or a grandchild, or to the professional who prepared your taxes, if you used one.

Business United Airlines Changes Its Policy On Displacing Customers
Author: 0 United Airlines Changes Its Policy On Displacing Customers

Delta supervisors can offer up to $9,950, a jump from the previous cap of $1,350. The memo was obtained by the Associated Press , and a spokesman for Delta Airlines told BuzzFeed News the numbers were accurate. Passengers aboard the flight had been offered as much as $800 to give up their seats but no one volunteered, leading to random selection and ultimately the controversial episode with Dao.

Business $0.94 EPS Expected for Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) This Quarter
Author: 0 $0.94 EPS Expected for Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) This Quarter

Thanks to a rise of nearly 0.53% in the past five days, the stock price is now down -7.24% so far on the year - still in weak territory. JPMorgan Chase & Co. On average, equities analysts forecast that Exxon Mobil Co. will post $3.96 EPS for the current year. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was originally published by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS.

Author: 0 Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs - 4/15/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Maple Leafs owned the ice for the better part of the first period and it was none other than 2015 first-round pick (fourth overall) Mitch Marner who shot Toronto into a 1-0 lead a minute and 35 seconds into the game. Andersen makes a save during game one. "That's what leaders do". So it was understandable that everyone was extremely anxious after Andersen left Saturday's game with an injury.

Author: 0 Elon Musk: Tesla will unveil a semi-truck in September

As a producer of electric vehicles (EV) and energy storage devices, Tesla is no longer the outsider trying to break into the dominance of the fossil fuel auto market - it is now rivalling it. The reveal of the Class-8 truck will likely precede its official production by 12-18 months, if not more. The master plan, released as a blog post on Tesla's site, lays out the company " s path beyond the Model 3, with plans for an electric cargo truck equipped with autonomous driving technology ...

Author: 0 Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk to Unhappy TSLA Investors: Buy Ford!

The idea of a Tesla truck isn't completely new: Musk did mention it in one of his "master plan" posts previous year. The news comes with Tesla stock on an uptrend and the California-based group jockeying for position as the most valuable automotive maker with General Motors, even though Tesla produces far fewer vehicles.

Business NM Consumer Advocates Condemn Internet Privacy Rollback
Author: 0 NM Consumer Advocates Condemn Internet Privacy Rollback

Earlier this week, Trump delivered the final blow to the rules, implemented by the Federal Communications Commission a year ago, that would have required internet providers to seek customers' permission before sharing their sensitive data with advertisers and other third parties.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo to claw back $75m from former executives after sales scandal

During the investigation , 100 interviews were conducted with current and past workers, more than 35 million documents were reviewed, and a forensic analysis was done on the bank's digital archives. The report was pretty damning in its assessment of former CEO Stumpf and his lack of understanding of the depth of the problems at the bank. "Even when challenged by their regional leaders, the senior leadership of the community bank failed to appreciate or accept that their sales goals were ...

Author: 0 Exchange Club Holds 53rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

This Easter Egg Hunt is for children up to fifth grade. When the event was in danger of being canceled seven years ago due to a loss in funding, Jimmy and Debbie Filipowicz and Steel Etc. The egg hunt at Mance Buchanon Park is the only city-sponsored egg hunt. Other things were added, such as music and entertainment, over the years.

Author: 0 North Korea may have sarin-tipped missiles: Abe

And with U.S. -South Korean war games taking place, North Korea has intensified its rhetoric, warning that it would retaliate strongly against any aggression. North Korea has launched several missile tests this year, the latest on April 5 when it fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast.

Author: 0 Man 'stung by scorpion' on United Airlines flight

Jason Powell, a passenger on the same United Airlines flight as David Dao, said that one of the three officers was "laughing" as he dragged the 69-year-old doctor off the plane. Delta's changes mean that the airline can pay out more to avoid having to bump anyone involuntarily, but the carrier won't necessarily dish out bigger vouchers in all overbooked flight situations.

Business Ranking America's national parks by popularity
Author: 0 Ranking America's national parks by popularity

In this April 6, 2016 photo provided by the Yellowstone National Park Service a white wolf walks in Yellowstone National Park , in Wyo. And with a total of 59 national parks to choose from, there's something for everyone, from the red sandstone of Arches to the dense forests of Acadia.

Business Easter Spending the US Expected to Set Records
Author: 0 Easter Spending the US Expected to Set Records

Easter Weekend is nearly here, and retail experts are predicting an increase of 8.8% in high street footfall compared to a year ago. That's up six percent over last year's record and a new all-time high. A little under half of those customers will visit department stores, while about a quarter plan to shop small at a local business. Candy is the most popular spending category, according to the NRF, as 88.7 percent of survey respondents will head to stores this week to buy $2.6 billion worth ...

Author: 0 Delta will pay you up to $10000 to give up your seat

Both American (AAL) and Delta ( DAL ) on Friday changed their policies regarding passengers who are asked to give up their seats on full aircraft. The almost five-figure compensation plan at Delta sounds generous, but tickets occasionally get that pricey. Raising the limits "let's them solve some PR problems" and might head off U.S.

Author: 0 Major ISPs insist they won't sell users' browsing history

Republican FCC commissioners have said the Obama rules would unfairly give websites the ability to harvest more data than internet service providers. The Senate passed the resolution earlier and President Donald Trump is expected to sign it into law in the coming days.

Business Michigan's capital could rescind 'sanctuary city' status
Author: 0 Michigan's capital could rescind 'sanctuary city' status

Police also are prohibited from holding immigrants for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless federal authorities have a judicial warrant. Some local residents at Wednesday's meeting also spoke against the sanctuary city policy. They are sparring with President Donald Trump's administration over their decision not allow cooperation between their police departments and US immigration authorities.

Business Praneeth moves into semis, Sumeeth-Ashwini lose at Singapore Open
Author: 0 Praneeth moves into semis, Sumeeth-Ashwini lose at Singapore Open

Srikanth hit top gear from the bottom half of the draw, to settle the pretensions of fifth-seeded Shi Yuqi of China, by an impressive 21-14, 21-16 margin. Said the lanky world No. 5: "I gave Carolina a huge lead at the start and by the time I wanted to counter, she had finished the match off". Marin attacked Sindhu with body smashes in the latter half of the second game and progressed to her third consecutive Superseries semifinal.

Business Power problem leaves train stuck in Hudson River tunnel
Author: 0 Power problem leaves train stuck in Hudson River tunnel

NJ Transit tickets are being honored systemwide with NJT bus and private bus carriers as well as on PATH trains at Newark, Hoboken and 33rd Street stations. A person at the scene told Jalopnik, "I was waiting for my train to Long Island and all of a sudden a mass of humanity started running into the station from 8th and people started yelling shooter".

Author: 0 BJP national executive meeting is underway in Bhubaneswar

Special posters, banners and a theme song have been unveiled in Bhubaneswar to welcome the PM and other delegates for the meeting, which will be held in an 80,000-square feet area, from where the PMO and the State Chief Ministers will be operating for two days.

Author: 0 April 4 is 'Equal Pay Day for Women'

The new analysis shows IL ranks 28th in the largest "cents-on-the-dollar" gap in the nation. "Just a few more hours until #EqualPayDay - marking how long women must work to achieve the pay men received the previous year", she tweeted Monday evening.

Author: 0 Why Women in Idaho Mark Equal Pay Day

According to the AAUW , white women, on average, earn 80 cents to every $1 a white man makes. The rules - which will be enforced by the Equality and Human Rights Commission - require United Kingdom companies with 250 or more employees to provide data on their gender pay gap by April 2018.

Author: 0 Yen Hits 5-Month High

Asian stocks started the week on a cautious footing on Monday as increased geopolitical risks prompted investors to favour safe-haven bets such as government debt while the dollar benefited from comments from a USA central banker. Hong Kong's Hang Seng reversed its losses in the final hour of trading, rising 0.9 percent to 24,313.50, while the Shanghai Composite in mainland China lost 0.5 percent to 3,273.83.

Author: 0 Cuomo's Excelsior Scholarship will only benefit some

There are criticisms of an aspect of the proposed legislation, however, that mandates students who benefit from the program must stay in NY state, or the scholarships will be transferred into student loans. Students have to be enrolled full-time, averaging 30 credits per year, but students will be able to pause the program or take more or less credits per semester.

Business Donald Trump Forgot Which Country He Just Bombed
Author: 0 Donald Trump Forgot Which Country He Just Bombed

Trump: I was sitting at the table. We had finished dinner. President Trump said: "We had finished dinner, we were now having dessert and we had the most attractive piece of chocolate cake you have ever seen". The Trump administration claimed that the gas attack was launched by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In fairness, Bartiromo was the one who first brought up dessert - asking Trump , "When did you tell him?".

Author: 0 Tesla to unveil its first semi-truck in September

However, Musk is not stopping there. Musk also teased a convertible version of the Roadster coming soon. Its market value of US$50.887 billion exceeded GM's by about US$1 million. Long investors in Tesla have harmonized themselves with Musk's vision for the new-energy company, which previous year bought solar roof installer SolarCity - a one-stop shop for customers who put up a Tesla solar roof, channel the energy into a Tesla storage battery, and use it to power up their Tesla auto.

Author: 0 Government raises $19.8 billion in airwaves auction

T-Mobile said it will put some of that increased spectrum to work this year for its customers and MetroPCS customers in various parts of the country. The average price per megahertz per USA resident was about 90 cents, compared with $2.72 in that sale, said Kevin Roe, of Roe Equity Research. Broadcasters voluntarily participated to relinquish airwaves for mobile use in exchange for a portion of the winning bids.

Author: 0 Deadline for filing tax returns is Tuesday this year

But the work doesn't end there. If you can't get all of your paperwork together by the deadline, an extension will give you an extra 6 months to file . The maximum penalty is 25% of the amount due. And remember, that's on top of what you still owe in taxes. "What's been going on this year is the IRS really focused on people who were filing fraudulent returns for the earned income credit and the child tax credit", said Adamson.