Economy

UN whacks fresh sanctions on North Korea

UN whacks fresh sanctions on North Korea

The US-drafted resolution would also cap off crude oil supplies to North Korea at 4 million barrels a year. The United States has been calling on China to limit its oil supply to its neighbor and ally...

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Salvation Army's Red Kettle Donations Are Down

Salvation Army's Red Kettle Donations Are Down

Currently, they are at 65 percent of their goal. George says one of the biggest problems is that people aren't carrying around as much cash as they used to. The tally is a jump at this time over pre...

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Belfast jobs fears grow as USA hits Bombardier with 300pc import duty

Belfast jobs fears grow as USA hits Bombardier with 300pc import duty

United States secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has found in favour of United States-based manufacturer Boeing in a dispute over aircraft sales. Shortly after the preliminary Commerce Department...

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Pennsylvania Is Now Fifth-Largest State In Nation

Pennsylvania Is Now Fifth-Largest State In Nation

The state's year-to-year growth rate of less than 0.1 percent lagged the national growth rate of 0.72 percent. Brian Harger, a research associate at Northern Illinois University's Center for Governm...

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AT&T cheers Republican tax cut with $1000 worker bonus

AT&T cheers Republican tax cut with $1000 worker bonus

AT&T had previously said that it would invest $1 billion in the USA if " competitive " tax reform legislation was passed, and has said that the tax reform framework could increase demand for AT&T's se...

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Cincinnati and Sacramento anxious over second MLS expansion pick

Cincinnati and Sacramento anxious over second MLS expansion pick

It is planning to soon invite a second city, with Cincinnati , Sacramento and Detroit in the running. It is still unclear which one, if any, of those cities would be awarded a club. BREAKING: T...

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Ryanair agrees to meet with cabin crew unions

Ryanair agrees to meet with cabin crew unions

Ryanair Holdings Plc's Irish pilots gave the company less than two days to come up with a agreement to recognize their labor union. He said the union put forward a pilot framework proposal to fast ...

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs wants buy the Carolina Panthers and sign Colin Kaepernick

Sean 'Diddy' Combs wants buy the Carolina Panthers and sign Colin Kaepernick

The NFL took over that investigation on Sunday, and hours later Richardson said he would put the team up for sale, without saying why or admitting any wrongdoing. He has owned the Panthers since...

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Bitcoin has fallen back below $19000 as CME futures dropped

Bitcoin has fallen back below $19000 as CME futures dropped

The cryptocurrency has been trading on Cboe exchange for a week. Short sellers face expensive trading The futures exchanges offer short sellers a way of placing short bets on bitcoin but even when...

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Ryanair Christmas strike suspended after airline agrees to talks

Ryanair Christmas strike suspended after airline agrees to talks

Ryanair management and its pilot representatives will now meet on Tuesday evening though Impact said it can meet earlier. Ryanair pilots in Portugal decided on Sunday to suspend their strike ...

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Stocks Ringing Profitability Alarms: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), Fastenal Company

The industry-wide Receivable Turnover is 12.23, with this company's standing at 20.3. Westchester Capital Management Llc decreased Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) stake by 39.85% reported i...

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Retailers in UK Enjoy Strong Sales on Black Friday

Retailers in UK Enjoy Strong Sales on Black Friday

Spending in cash terms was 4.7 percent higher. That led economists to suggest the rise in sales may be temporary: Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said the su...

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Gas prices still falling in northern New England

Gas prices still falling in northern New England

Drivers of vehicles that require premium gasoline should always use it. AAA urges drivers who use premium gasoline to shop around for the best price, as it could vary dramatically between gas statio...

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Winter Weather Advisory: Snow is coming, got milk (and bread)?

Winter Weather Advisory: Snow is coming, got milk (and bread)?

The advisory applies to Baltimore, and in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's and St. Mary's counties. In Georgia, eastern Alabama, and the southern Appalach...

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Kansas City Chiefs suspend Marcus Peters for game against Raiders

Kansas City Chiefs suspend Marcus Peters for game against Raiders

Peters picked up the official's flag and threw it into the stands, then walked off the field to the locker room. I wish I had an answer as to what was going on with the Chiefs, but in a way I guess ...

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Australia Passes Marriage Equality in Landslide Vote

Australia Passes Marriage Equality in Landslide Vote

The House of Representatives passed the bill to change the definition of marriage from exclusively between a man and a man to "a union of two people". All amendments were struck down and the bill ha...

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VW Exec Gets 7 Years In Jail For Role In Emissions Scandal

VW Exec Gets 7 Years In Jail For Role In Emissions Scandal

In August, he pleaded guilty to conspiracy and to making a false statement under the Clean Air Act. Volkswagen Group, the umbrella company that owns VW, Audi, and Porsche, has paid about $30 bil...

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Heinrich Releases Video Promoting Computer Science Education Week, STEM Education

Heinrich Releases Video Promoting Computer Science Education Week, STEM Education

Younger students will also be participating in Computer Science Education Week . Jean Yang, a computer scientist and technology blogger, explains that "computer science is the study of what machine...

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Woods ties for ninth in Bahamas as Fowler wins with closing 61

Woods ties for ninth in Bahamas as Fowler wins with closing 61

The latter was especially important to the 41-year-old who once dominated the sport. "It's pretty cool", he said. Overall I'm very pleased. "The shot that really threw me for a loop was the shot at ...

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GM to launch fleet of autonomous ride-sharing vehicles in 2019

GM to launch fleet of autonomous ride-sharing vehicles in 2019

Ammann said GM is in the lead to deploy the vehicles in large numbers. "We think it will change the world". The Cruise Automation team is now testing its self-driving Chevy Bolt - with a human backu...

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Jimbo Fisher Reportedly Named Texas A&M HC After 8 Years at FSU

Jimbo Fisher Reportedly Named Texas A&M HC After 8 Years at FSU

He is the first coach since Johnny Majors left Pitt for Tennessee back in 1977 to leave a school he won a national championship at for another school. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said that Fisher did ...

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Black Friday sales send Jeff Bezos' net worth soaring past $100 billion

Black Friday sales send Jeff Bezos' net worth soaring past $100 billion

Online sales for Black Friday are up 18.4% from a year ago, while the projected final spend is $5bn, according to Adobe Analytics. It was gathered that Bezos' fortune went up $2.4 billion to $100....

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Miley Cyrus Shows Off Her Vegan Thanksgiving With a Tofurky Baby

Miley Cyrus Shows Off Her Vegan Thanksgiving With a Tofurky Baby

The star celebrated thanksgiving around close friends and family as well as long term beau Liam Hemsworth . "Ain't it ironic? #VeganTurkeyBaby ", fans were quick to comment , convinced that Cyrus ...

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Chiefs CB Darrelle Revis is kind playing for free in 2017

Chiefs CB Darrelle Revis is kind playing for free in 2017

Once upon a time, Revis was arguably the best cornerback in the National Football League, a six-time Pro Bowler, four-time All-Pro and perennial Defensive Player of the Year candidate. ET game on Dece...

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Nokia 2 India Price Revealed; First Sale Date and Launch Offer Details

Nokia 2 India Price Revealed; First Sale Date and Launch Offer Details

As for the battery, HMD offers a large 4,100 mah unit which considering the 212 SoC and 720 display will last really long, or at least it appears so on paper. It houses 1GB of RAM and 8GB of interna...

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