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UPS adds new fee up to $1 for holiday-season deliveries


In a first for the delivery company, UPS will charge "Peak" rates during certain periods: Between Nov. 19 and December 2., it'll cost $0.27 per package for all ground shipments sent to residential addresses. The company has to manage the huge surge in delivery volume during the holidays. UPS said the new charges are needed to help pay for additional expenses incurred by the company during the holiday season. Read More »

Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations

A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis , a veteran campaigner against European Union membership, told a sombre Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, that his team aimed to maintain a "positive and constructive tone" during "challenging" talks ahead in the hope of reaching a deal that was in the interests of both sides. Read More »

Lion Air provisionally orders 50 Boeing 737 MAX 10

Photograph taken on June 19, 2017 at Le Bourget airport, near Paris , shows a model of a Boeing 737 Max 10 during a press conference on the opening day of the International Paris Air Show. The airplane is expected to directly compete with Airbus' new A321neo, or new engine option. Airbus and Boeing are expected to bring in about 200 new orders each at this week's show at Le Bourget, down from past years when Asian and Mideast carriers were growing rapidly. Read More »

BJP Picks Bihar Bengal Gov for President, Dividied Opposition Continues to Waffle

Earlier in the day, BJP president Amit Shah took everyone by surprise when he announced the name of the NDA alliance candidate. Harping on the party's pet names - RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and agro-scientist M. Nitish Kumar expressed his happiness that the Bihar Governor would be the NDA's candidate for the President elections. "On the BJP fielding a Dalit candidate, Azad said, ".I dont want to comment on this.I dont want to comment on the merits and demerits of the candidate". Read More »

So it begins: Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

A terms-of-reference document agreed by the EU's Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis said further talks would be held in the weeks starting on July 17, August 28, September 18 and October 9. Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain voted past year to end its four-decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first state ever to do so. Read More »

UK PM condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

London police chief Cressida Dick said the incident was "quite clearly an attack on Muslims" and promised a stepped-up police presence near mosques as the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close. Since the wave of IS-inspired terror attacks in Britain, there has been a five-fold increase of hate crimes against Muslims. "In the back of my mind I've wondered if it's safe", Ali, who was at home during the attack, says. Read More »

Gold slips to four-week lows

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose 0.5 percent. USA crude fell 1.41 percent to $44.11 per barrel and Brent was last at $46.81, down 1.18 percent on the day. The market is looking to comments by New York Fed President William Dudley, who is due to take part in a roundtable with local business leaders on Monday. Read More »

Triumphant Pakistan have core to target further glory

This is the story of Pakistan and their cricket team . Since the departure of captains Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan from the 50-over format in 2015, Pakistan slumped to ninth in ODI rankings and barely managed to qualify for the Champions Trophy, contested by the top eight sides in the rankings. Read More »

Hedge funds sour on crude oil and fuels: Kemp

Prices will be going down as long as the oil surplus prevails and the U.S. shale oil production is on the rise. Overall confidence in the market fundamentals remains very fragile, but oil prices have gained some degree of relief from short covering and bargain hunting. Read More »

Wall St. opens higher as tech stocks bounce back


Facebook and Alphabet were also higher. The Nasdaq composite jumped 87.25 points, or 1.4 percent, to 6,239.01. US stock indexes popped higher midday Monday as the Nasdaq woke from a two-week slumber. Retail stocks were battered on Friday after's $13.7 billion deal to buy upscale grocer Whole Foods . In pre-market today, Amazon shares are up 0.85% to $987.71 each. Read More »

Chick-fil-A introduces gluten-free bun nationwide


The bun comes individually packaged to prevent cross-contamination because Chick-fil-A kitchens are not gluten-free, and will come along side other sandwich ingredients. There are another estimated 18 million people with non-celiac gluten sensitivities, according to Beyond Celiac . Chick-fil-A system sales reached almost $8 billion in 2016, which marks 49 consecutive years of sales growth. Read More »

Things to Know About Trump's $200 Million Apprenticeship Plan

The U.S. federal government spends $90 million a year on dedicated apprenticeship programs; accounting for both education and training, the German system costs $27 billion. Of the 146 million jobs in the United States, about 3.5 percent - or slightly more than a half-million - were filled by active apprentices in 2016. The executive order is meant to improve industry flexibility and scale up the earn-as-you-learn job training program by allowing companies to tailor the guidelines to their ... Read More »

South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced

High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ) said Monday in its Global Trends report . "By any measure this is an unacceptable number, and it speaks louder than ever to the need for solidarity and common objective in preventing and resolving crises", said U.N. Read More »

CDSL IPO is open for subscription; here's what analysts say


The shareholders plan to sell a total of 33.65% stake in CDSL , as per the draft prospectus. He said that the money raised from "Offer for Sale" would be utilised for repaying debt, adding that the balance Rs 240 crore would be utilised for improving the network infrastructure. Read More »

Over 50 Possibly Killed in London Tower Fire, PM May Admits Failings

May is chairing a government task force on the fire and a spokesman says that she will meet afterward with "a group of residents, victims, volunteers and community leaders" at No. She also said: "I have heard horrifying stories from the fire brigade, from police and from victims themselves who were in that tower, but also from other local residents, some of whom of course have not been able to go back to their homes either". Read More »

'Sombre' Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks

Hammond had been due to spell out his views on Brexit in a speech on Thursday, but it was cancelled following a deadly tower block fire in London on Wednesday. May had promised to take Britain completely out of the bloc's common trading area and slash the number of people coming from the EU. They are likely to be discussing the possibility of a transition period following Brexitduring which new trade arrangements can be finalised and phased in, in order to prevent a "cliff-edge" ... Read More »

4 jihadis killed in Mali attack

State Department warned of possible attacks on Western diplomatic missions and other locations in Bamako that Westerners frequent. In 2012 Mali's north fell under the control of jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda who hijacked an ethnic Tuareg-led rebel uprising, though the Islamists were largely ousted by a French-led military operation in January 2013. Read More »

England U21s boss Aidy Boothroyd considers changes for 'must-win' Slovakia game


Only the group winners and the best runner up from the three pools progress to the tournament's semi-finals. "It's knockout football now without a doubt", said the former Watford, Colchester, Coventry and Northampton manager. "It's great, if I have any questions about players Gareth can be my sounding board because he knows them all so well and was with them in Toulon". Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse has expressed his frustration at the rotation of managers at the club, but ... Read More »

Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

United Kingdom negotiator David Davis and the EU's Barnier have one key issue over the first weeks of talks: building trust after months of haggling over leaks and figures over the final bill that Britain would have to pay for leaving. The vote came as a profound shock to Brussels against a backdrop of rising anti-EU sentiment, with many - including now US President Donald Trump - predicting the bloc's eventual break-up. Read More »

EQT buys Rice Energy to create shale gas drilling giant

It turned negative, as 41 investors sold Rice Energy Inc shares while 60 reduced holdings. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. for 129,750 shares. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price objective on shares of Rice Energy from $33.00 to $30.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, March 7th. Read More »

Kalanick & Michael Out, Martello In at Uber?


Uber will tell employees about the recommendations on Tuesday, said the representative, who declined to be identified. Michael's departure follows an internal investigation overseen by former US attorney general Eric Holder , due to be released on Tuesday. Read More »

Barclays Africa must repay 1.1 billion rand over bailouts

Aside from the #GuptaLeaks, the investigation will also look at the controversial re-appointment of Brian Molefe as head of Eskom. Absa stated, "the remedies proposed in the Provisional Report are neither practically feasible nor legally competent". Read More »

Airbus upgrades A380 to up efficiency

The European plane maker said in a statement that the cabin had been modified to pile in 80 extra seats "with no compromise on comfort". These tweaks introduced by the aerospace firm will allow for "up to four per cent fuel burn savings", as the winglets are created to reduce drag. Read More »

Trade commission seeks to block daily fantasy sports merger


The FTC, along with the offices of the attorneys general in California and Washington , DC, said Monday they plan to file a complaint in federal district court seeking a preliminary injunction to halt the merger. It offers contests in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, golf, stock auto racing, mixed martial arts, soccer, Canadian football, and eSports. In the realm of daily fantasy sports - weekly bets and cash prizes based around athletes' performance - FanDuel and DraftKings are ... Read More »

Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise

Four others are within three shots as the third round winds down. He just didn't know how much history. And now comes Erin Hills , which gives the state of Wisconsin its first - and likely not its last - U.S. Open leaderboard. Erin Hills is built on a sprawling 652-acre property and the course can be stretched to almost 8,000 yards. They call Saturdays in golf tournaments "Moving Day". Read More »

Verizon completes $4.5B acquisition of Yahoo

Yahoo's assets will be added to Verizon under the name of Oath, which includes 50 global brands that reach 1 billion people around the globe, including TechCrunch , Flickr , Tumblr . Oath is expected to boost Verizon's presence in the mobile and online video space which is dominated by Google and Facebook . Verizon Communications Inc is finally getting Yahoo! According to an earlier company filing, she will receive a $23 million severance package upon her departure. Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish BBA Aviation plc (LON:BBA) After Last Week?

The Firm designs, makes and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems for use in passenger vehicles and light trucks manufactured by global original equipment manufacturers. It has a 56.64 P/E ratio. Among 22 analysts covering Legal General Group PLC ( LON:LGEN ), 10 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Read More »

Kiwis beat Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

Oracle went for a hail mary penalty as race three slipped away from them in Bermuda. It was the start which set up victory in race one , Emirates Team New Zealand driving Spithill over the line early with Oracle penalised. "Look, I really try and portray the team", Spithill said Friday after he and Burling posed with the America's Cup . "The motivation is always there", said Spithill, who is trying to win the America's Cup for the third straight time before he turns 38. Read More »

Valeant adds shareholder John Paulson to board


It dropped, as 82 investors sold Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc shares while 87 reduced holdings. ( VRX ) traded with the volume of 14.63 Million shares while its average 3 months volume is at 21040 shares. Capital Guardian Tru Com has 1,388 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 17,600 shares were sold by DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPH, worth $528,176 on Wednesday, May 10. Read More »

Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

Having a Confederations Cup exactly one year ahead of the World Cup, at peak time for European leagues, would not be acceptable. A Spanish state prosecutor on Tuesday accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million), claiming he used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the true amount of income made from image rights, among other means of illegally reducing the amount of tax he paid. Read More »

Standard Life and Aberdeen shareholders back 11 bln pound deal


Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management shareholders have both approved the proposed £11bn merger, which will create one of the UK's largest asset managers. Standard Life's share price has been steady in London in today's session, having climbed 0.59 percent to 391.60p as of 10:16 BST, largely in line with gains in the broader United Kingdom market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index now standing 0.70 percent higher at 7,515.59 points. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Improves to "Serious"


Despite guarded optimism from Sava, another of Scalise's doctors told the Advocate that he expects his patient to walk - and even run - once he's had time to fully recover. He sustained "a single rifle shot to the left hip" that "travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding", the hospital said in a statement . Read More »