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Netflix Plans To Take The FCC To Court Over Net Neutrality

Pai was supposed to appear in this year's CES as a guest on Tuesday, Jan. 9, according to The Verge . This is the latest salvo in the contentious debate over net neutrality . This time, the nature of the threats against Pai was not yet revealed. Brian Hart, director of the office of media relations at the FCC , told The Daily Caller News Foundation that they "cannot comment on securit... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong PMI improves in December

Hong Kong PMI improves in December This week's data highlight for the British Pound comes in the form of the release of Services PMI data from IHS Markit and the CIPS which should cast light on how the United Kingdom economy's largest sector is performing. "This was consistent with the strongest improvement in the health of the sector since December 2012". The problem for those hoping for volatility is that the data came in m... [Full Article...]

Man 'smearing feces' redirects flight to Alaska

Man 'smearing feces' redirects flight to Alaska The plane made its emergency landing in Anchorage just before 6:30 p.m . local time, according to data from FlightAware, a live flight tracking website. He was taken to Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage for a psychological evaluation, police said. The reason? A passenger defecated all over two of the bathrooms of a Boeing 777, rendering them both useless. [Full Article...]

Amazon Eyeing Premier League Streaming Rights

Amazon Eyeing Premier League Streaming Rights Incumbent Sky Sports will likely do everything it can to keep its exclusive arrangement with the league in tact, and several other entities are likely interested as well - including US tech giants like Facebook . Nabbing the Premier League rights for 2019-to-2022 would be Amazon's biggest live sports deal yet. Amazon are to mount a bid for Premier League football rights that could ignite a mu... [Full Article...]

Taco Bell's Nacho Fries Are Officially Here

Taco Bell's Nacho Fries Are Officially Here It is unclear what exactly the Nacho Fries will taste like, but the company wrote that it will come equipped with "bold Mexican seasoning", as well as a side of nacho cheese for you to dip the fries in, or to simply pour all over the item. McDonald's may have rolled out a brand-new version of its long-gone Dollar Menu on Thursday, but Mickey D's isn't the only fast-food franchise gearing up for... [Full Article...]

China promises to 'deal seriously' with sanctions violators

China promises to 'deal seriously' with sanctions violators This development comes in the wake of South Korea seizing a ship from Hong Kong suspected to have engaged in mid-sea oil trade with North Korea and US satellite images showing two vessels - one each from North Korea and China - carrying out some sort of a trade deal in a part of the West Sea, between China and South Korea. [Full Article...]

Bay Area reacts to strong natural disaster

Bay Area reacts to strong natural disaster At a press conference, USGS officials said there was a small probability that this natural disaster was a fore shock and will be followed by a big quake: "Looking historically. It was considered the "Great Earthquake" until 1906, when San Francisco was hit by its last major quake, which killed 700 people. A magnitude 6.8 quake occurred on October 21, 1868, and was known at the time as the "Grea... [Full Article...]

Employment growth continues across Canada, mixed in PA

Employment growth continues across Canada, mixed in PA Over the year, the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed persons were down by 0.6 percentage point and 926,000, respectively. As of the end of 2017, it stood at 5.9 per cent, compared to 7.1 per cent by the end of 2016. Jim O'Sullivan of High Frequence Economics, who forecast a payrolls gain of 210,000, said of the December result, "the miss was not especially large given the normal vol... [Full Article...]

Constellation Brands Sinks Despite Solid Q3 Results

Constellation Brands Sinks Despite Solid Q3 Results It also reduced its holding in Te Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) by 276,071 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 15.17 million shares, and cut its stake in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). With Modelo Especial, Corona Extra, Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante and Pacifico labels leading the way, Constellation says it accounted for about 80% of total USA beer category growth in its third quarter. [Full Article...]

And it has more than 23 MILLION digits

And it has more than 23 MILLION digits The largest ever prime number, which is a whopping 23,249,425 digits long, has just been discovered . The larger the prime number, the more challenging it is to find, especially given that there is no particular pattern to their distribution. [Full Article...]

SBI under pressure to lower minimum balance requirement

SBI under pressure to lower minimum balance requirement The bank had exempted pensioners, beneficiaries of social benefits from the government and accounts of minors from levy of these charges with effect from October 1. While between April and October, the MAB was Rs 5,000 for metro accounts, which was brought down to Rs 3,000 per account. However, SBI has defended the charges and has said that the profits generated from the fines were paltry. [Full Article...]

India's GDP growth to accelerate in next 2 fiscals

India's GDP growth to accelerate in next 2 fiscals The government's statistics wing will have data only for additional one or two months than what it had for its second quarter (July-September) GDP estimate to make the full-year GDP growth projection. The nominal GDP will be used as the benchmark for most indices in Union Budget 2018 to be presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on 1 February. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom vehicle sales slump as Brexit empties the tank

United Kingdom vehicle sales slump as Brexit empties the tank Demand for new vehicles fell by 5.7 per cent, with nine consecutive months of falling orders. However, Mr Hawes told the programme that while electric cars were seen as the future, they still accounted for a very small proportion of total sales. [Full Article...]

Rothchild Gander Mountain store to re-open this spring

Rothchild Gander Mountain store to re-open this spring Moreland Blvd.in Waukesha. Lemonis also plans to bring one of his Camping World stores here, but there's no deal for a site yet. Other locations are in Kenosha and Sheboygan. Camping World Holdings, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is the leading outdoor and camping retailer, offering an extensive assortment of recreational vehicles for sale, RV and camping gear, RV maintenance and f... [Full Article...]

Red Oak K-Mart on latest list of Sears cutbacks

Red Oak K-Mart on latest list of Sears cutbacks Liquidation sales for the closing stores will begin as early as January 12, the company said in a statement. Sears has lost an estimated ten-billion dollars over the last six years. PLATTSBURGH | The Kmart on Center Drive in Plattsburgh is among the stores marked for closure by the retail chain. Eligible employees will receive severance, according to the release, but it did not say how many em... [Full Article...]

Uber ex-CEO Kalanick plans to sell 29pc of stake, source says

Uber ex-CEO Kalanick plans to sell 29pc of stake, source says CNBC's source said that the sale was oversubscribed, so each party was only allowed to sell 58 per cent of what they'd wanted. Travis Kalanick is selling nearly a third of his shares in Uber as part of the tender offer planned by SoftBank. [Full Article...]

Ajit Pai still finalizing the net neutrality repeal order

Ajit Pai still finalizing the net neutrality repeal order CTA, which runs the CES conference, did not provide the reason for Pai's decision. Pai was due to take part in what was described as a "candid conversation" with Maureen Ohlhausen from the Federal Trade Commission and chaired by Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, the organisation responsible for the CES show. [Full Article...]

Abilene Sears not on newest closures list

Abilene Sears not on newest closures list Early in December, it was a full $1 more per share. Closeout sales at the affected locations will begin next week with all 103 locations shuttered by May. "Eligible associates impacted by these store closures will receive severance and will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Kmart or Sears stores". [Full Article...]

$120000 Treasure Hunt ticket sold at York County store

$120000 Treasure Hunt ticket sold at York County store As it is a EuroMillions prize it will take a number of days to collect the prize money from affiliates. Well they may just be hiding some exciting news as the winners of the €38.9m EuroMillions jackpot have made contact with the National Lottery . [Full Article...]

Range Resources Corporation (RRC) Position Boosted by Investec Asset Management LTD

Antero Resources (NYSE:AR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. It has underperformed by 52.75% the S&P500. Fulton Bank increased Anthem Inc (ANTM) stake by 98.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems invested in 0.02% or 313,544 shares. Bluecrest Cap Limited owns 18,537 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. [Full Article...]


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