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Alaska Says BP Oil And Gas Leak Stopped

A second leak had been reduced but was still emitting gas, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation or ADEC said in a statement. The site was also venting natural gas from two locations: a leak near the top of the well, and another lower down. Read More »

Trump to Italian PM, US has no Role in Libya

Trump has gone back and forth on the issue of the United States's engagement with Libya several times, sometimes suggesting that a "surgical strike" by Americans on Gaddafi would be the best course of action. "A strong Europe is very, very important to me as president of the US". Eager to start making progress on other campaign promises, Trump said he would unveil a tax overhaul package next week - "Wednesday or shortly thereafter" - that would include a "massive" tax cut for both ... Read More »

VCIOM: Russians consider US attack on Syrian airfield as provocation

Rekindling US-Israeli relations Mattis made the comment during a trip to Israel, where Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was optimistic about relations with the US under the Trump administration. Since then, the U.S. and its allies have provided no substantive evidence that the Syrian government launched the attack , which served no rational motive, given the militarily inconsequential nature of the target and the inevitability that it would serve as a pretext for Western retaliation. Read More »

AT&T to buy Straight Path Communications for $1.25 bln


Stock consideration received by Straight Path shareholders will be based on a variable number of AT&T common stock issued at transaction close to ensure fixed consideration of $95.63 per share. In February, competitor Verizon Communications Inc., the No. 1 US wireless carrier, said it had closed on its acquisition of XO Communications' fiber-optic network business for about $1.8 billion, giving it access to millimeter wave spectrum. Read More »

Trump to sign actions on taxes, Wall Street regulation

The White House claims that individuals and businesses now spend 6.1bn hours collectively complying with the tax code, costing the USA economy $234.4bn a year in time and expenses. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, assailed Trump for trying to undermine rules that were put in place to protect the economy: "Any actions to undermine these protections encourage Wall Street's risky behavior and leave taxpayers and our economy exposed to another catastrophe". Read More »

Netflix Shares Fall on Weak Subscriber Growth: What Wall Street's Saying

However, Netflix distinctly had a vision before those devices became so universal. By the end of this year, Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson expects the majority of the company's subscribers to be overseas. "The company needs to plan for a future in which its United States business is virtually saturated, and overseas growth starts slowing", said Paul Verna, eMarketer principal analyst focused on digital video. Read More »

Facebook's vision of the future is horribly antisocial

The company has already released the beta version of the app, which can be downloaded from Oculus Store . Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's CTO, told CNNTech that each avatar has a bubble of personal space around them that can only be broken by handshakes or fist-bumps if the avatar agrees. Read More »

Chicago agency finds high chemical level in lake


Risky chemicals are leaking into nearby waters after a chemical spill in Northwest Indiana. A chemical spill from a steel plant in Portage, Ind., which resulted in the closure of several beaches at the Indiana Dunes early this week. Steel's operations restart plan, and the EPA will observe the startup process and closely monitor the outfall discharge. Periodic beach patrols are underway at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore looking for evidence of fish kills or other environmental ... Read More »

Bill for increase in reservation for Muslims, STs in Telangana passed


Backward Muslims in the new state - carved out of Andhra Pradesh in June 2014 - are already entitled to 4% reservation in educational institutions and government jobs. He said the move would hurt the interests of Backward Classes as they would stand to lose opportunities and the Chief Minister is misleading them with false statements. Read More »

Federal EPA Administrator Visits Lead-Contaminated East Chicago


In the West Calumet Housing Complex, where 1,000 residents were ordered to leave last summer because of high lead levels in the soil, a group of residents and activists gathered. Union leaders called for a Wednesday meeting with Pruitt, who as Oklahoma's attorney general sued the EPA more than a dozen times to challenge regulations opposed by the fossil fuels industry. Read More »

Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for border wall


Still, one key wild card remains: It is unclear how the White House will ultimately secure support for border security funding amid strong Democratic opposition. This White House meddling isn't going over well with Democrats. For example, Democrats don't want the border wall built, and conservative Republicans aren't too keen on paying for it either. Read More »

Senator proposes Passengers Bill of Rights in wake of United incident

United spokeswoman Megan McCarthy told Reuters the airline looked "forward to meeting with the committee and sharing with them the comprehensive review and the customer-focused actions we will communicate next week". David Dao, a 69-year-old doctor, was bloodied and dragged off the plane by Chicago airport officers who had been summoned by United employees when Dao wouldn't give up his seat. Read More »

New mortgage rules a factor in house price decline

Over the same period of time, the median price of a bungalow remained relatively flat, edging up 0.5 per cent year-over-year to $210,438. The price of condos saw the most dramatic rise among residential dwellings - 23 per cent - in the first quarter of the year. Read More »

Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Highly Skilled H-1B Visa Program


For now, Indian IT firms are trying to put on a courageous face publicly. With Indian nationals comprising some of the biggest beneficiaries of the H-IB visa program , some of the outsourcing firms that would likely be affected by changes include Infosys Ltd, Cognizant Tech Solutions Corp and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. Read More »

Who gained the most today? JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. : JBHT

Fred Alger Mgmt holds 0% in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ: JBHT ) or 2,000 shares. An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings . 17 analysts on average are expecting JB Hunt Transport Services report earnings of $0.93 per share for the current quarter. However, technicians believes that a higher ratio would indicate the likelihood of a constant augmentation of the company's share price. Read More »

The Computacenter plc (CCC) Given Hold Rating at Berenberg Bank


It now has negative earnings. The Company's divisions include UK Electricity Transmission, which is engaged in high voltage electricity transmission networks in Great Britain; UK Gas Transmission, which is the gas transmission network in Great Britain and United Kingdom liquefied natural gas storage activities; UK Gas Distribution, which includes approximately four of the eight regional networks of Great Britain's gas distribution system, and US Regulated, which includes gas distribution ... Read More »

Defense secretary: Syria keeps chemical weapons

The State of Defense confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Uzbeki, an operative of ISIS, also facilitated the high-profile attack on a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's Eve that killed 39 civilians. In a 2013 agreement negotiated by Russian Federation and the U.S., Syria agreed to destroy its declared chemical weapons stockpile and the equipment used to make the weapons. Read More »

North Korean leader's desire for peace a deciding factor, says Donald Trump

The musical was performed by a uniformed choir and orchestra, in a large theater hall. "Even if a war breaks out, it's not like that war will take place on USA soil. According to Time , Trump sent a stark warning to North Korean that their beloved leader, Kim Jong-un, has "gotta behave". Both countries are trying "to get this under control and aim for a denuclearized Korean Peninsula", he said. Read More »

Iconic New York statues at loggerheads

This bold presence received an overwhelmingly positive reaction from the public, which caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to extend Fearless Girl's city permit for almost one year. State Street said at the time the statue was installed that a quarter of Wall Street's 3,000 companies have no women directors. He proposes that the city move " Fearless Girl " to another location, and reimburse him for infringement damages. Read More »

New Ontario Housing Rules Land Thursday. Will This End The Frenzy?

The decision by the province of Ontario's government will impose a 15 per cent " Non-Resident Speculation Tax " on non-Canadians and non-permanent residents buying residential properties in the metropolitan area of nearly 7 million people. Housing experts believe it could also free up more rental homes, say politicians and housing experts. A standardized lease document for all tenants. Read More »

Trump signs "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in Kenosha


Seeking to carry out a campaign pledge to put " America First ", Mr Trump signed an executive order on the H-1B visa program . Specifically, or rather, vaguely, the order calls for heads of "all" federal agencies to develop and propose policy ideas that fit Trump's new "Buy American, Hire American" guidelines. Read More »

Trump orders review of financial rules to prevent future crises

At the signing ceremony, Trump hinted at forthcoming details regarding his administration's plans for overhauling the US tax code. Trump has struggled as president to advance his domestic policy agenda, including on taxes, even though his Republican Party controls both chambers of Congress. Read More »

United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

Dao's attorneys say they plan to file a lawsuit and claim the doctor suffered a concussion, a sinus injury, a broken nose and two missing teeth. A Mexican man was accused of trafficking his own child on a United Airlines flight, as told by his wife Maura Furfey to the Huffington Post . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 is already breaking pre-order records

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is just a few days away from the official launch but now, the company has stated that the new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will not include one highlight feature - AI-powered Bixby assistant. Bixby is the newly developed virtual assistant from South Korean tech giant-Samsung. Samsung did not specify a reason for the delay, although some reports claim the software was lacking prior to its launch. Read More »

[ April 18, 2017 ] Buhari hails re-opening of Abuja airport Top News


The runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport was supposed to be upgraded in 2002 - it was built in 1982 and was only meant to have a 20-year lifespan. Dunona said that NCAA had given the operators a "clean bill of health", adding that some of the observations raised by the team of experts on the fix of the runway had been corrected. Read More »

In Zimbabwe Opposition pledge unity against Mugabe


Mujuru, who leads the National People's Party , was sacked from Mugabe's government and the ruling ZANU-PF party in December 2014 and later formed her own party. " This is just the beginning of the building blocks towards establishing a broad alliance to confront ZANU PF between now and the next election in 2018 ", Tsvangirai said, referring to the party led by Africa's oldest leader. Read More »

Napa County unemployment rate drops

The unemployment rates in Morgan and Limestone counties dropped below 5 percent in March, and Lawrence County's jobless rate of 5.9 percent was 1 percentage point lower than a month earlier. The county rate of 3.3 percent was the second-lowest level in nearly a decade. The number of Coloradans participating in the labor force this year has increased 59,200, total employment increased 79,500 and the number of unemployed decreased 20,300. Read More »

Featured Stock Overview: California Resources Corporation (CRC)


Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Eclipse Resources Corp during the third quarter worth $508,000. Insiders own 0.13% of the company's stock. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was originally posted by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S. Read More »

Mastercard adding fingerprint sensors to cards


The technology was recently tested in South Africa in two separate trials. While fingerprint sensors may be the reason for a delay in the new iPhone, that technology isn't holding back MasterCard from rolling out new credit cards with fingerprint technology. Read More »