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Sensex at new high on fund inflows; Nifty above 10600

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The 50-issue Nifty crossed the 10,600 level for the first time by gaining 46.95 points, or 0.44 per cent, to trade at an all-time high of 10,605.80 surpassing its previous intra-day high of 10,566.10 touched on January 5. BSE Midcap index rose by 0.98 per cent to 18,247. On the Nifty, apart from Coal India, the top stocks were Lupin , Infosys , Sun Pharma and Indiabulls Housing Finance. Read More »

Baidu and ZF tap Nvidia Drive for self-driving compute tech

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The platform will enable the creation of AI-enabled applications such as facial recognition for automatically unlocking and opening the vehicle, surround perception to alert drivers to potential hazards, gesture recognition for user controls, natural language understanding for flawless voice control, and gaze tracking for driver distraction alerts. Read More »

Mueller looks deeper into talk at Trump Tower

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It occurred at the Trump Tower elevator as the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, and the lobbyist, Rinat Akhmetshin, were leaving the building and consisted of pleasantries, a person familiar with the episode said. One of the people said McGahn contacted Sessions at the president's behest. The Sessions recusal has been a sore spot for Trump, with the president publicly deriding the decision and lamenting his selection of the former Alabama senator as his attorney general. Read More »

Terrified passengers scream as two planes collide at Toronto Airport

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Swissport, a provider of ground and cargo handling services for the aviation industry, confirmed late on Friday that one of its employees was involved in the collision and said it would cooperate in the investigation. "Emergency crews were on hand and responded immediately", Westjet said in a statement , according to The Associated Press . No passengers or crew members were aboard the Sunwing aircraft, the airline tweeted . Read More »

Girl Scout Cookie Season has begun!

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Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas , and all the other classic flavors are back on deck. All across West Virginia and the country Girl Scouts are getting ready to sell those famous cookies. The GSCSA said about 7,500 Girl Scouts in the area participated in the cookie program past year, selling almost 1.7 million boxes. Girl Scout cookies will go on sale starting next Saturday, January 13, and run through March 4. Read More »

Bottle Of Vodka Worth R16m Stolen From Danish Bar

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The gold and silver bottle features a diamond-encrusted cap, but somehow, the thief missed these embellishments completely. The bottle was found at a construction site, and although it was dented and empty, its owners are thrilled to have it back. Read More »

US Crude Oil Worth Hits $60 a Barrel, Highest Since Mid

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Anti-government protests in Iran have fueled uncertainty in the global oil market. "Given the impact on the price of oil of a few hundred thousand barrels per day in changed supply or demand we see the risk - especially during the first half of 2018 - skewed to lower prices with Brent crude oil more likely to trade in a $50 to $60 range than $60 to $70", Hansen said . Read More »

United Parcel Service INC (UPS) Holder Bb&T Securities LLC Upped Stake

Donaldson Capital Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.03% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: UPS ) gained 0.65 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $127.23. (NASDAQ:AMGN) earned "Market Perform" rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, September 1. Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of United Parcel Service in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Read More »

Search Continues, Day Two Canceled

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At this time, air search and recovery operations are still being conducted under the guidance of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and local authorities. Cold conditions and a rough lake surface have plagued Lake Okeechobee over the last week, with some conditions mimicking that of the ocean. Clewiston Police wrote on Facebook that Kayler could be anywhere within a 30-mile stretch between Clewiston and Pahokee. Read More »

Bound plane returns to gate at San Jose airport after mechanical problem

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Kennedy International Airport . All passengers were transferred to a hotel until further arrangements are taken, it said . A Singapore Airlines A380 diverted to Stewart Airport about 80 miles north of its destination of JFK, one of many diversions caused by a massive winter storm affecting the entire Eastern part of the U.S. Read More »

Ethereum and Ripple Just Hit All-Time Highs

The controversy over XRP may also stem in part from a lack of familiarity, including among some in the cryptocurrency world, about the company and its products. It only takes a few seconds to finalise transactions. This makes Ripple function nearly as a centralised system - the antithesis of what cryptocurrencies are supposed to be. Read More »

Costa sees red few second after scoring in first start for Atletico

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However, the referee claimed his over-the-top celebration was "unsportsmanlike conduct", showed him his second yellow and Costa was off for an early. The 29-year-old started his career at the club before leaving to join Chelsea in 2014. Costa is now in his third separate spell with Atletico. Atletico had failed to score in their last league outing at Espanyol where they lost 1-0 but Costa brought extra aggression to their front line on Saturday, even though it was his strike partner ... Read More »

Consumers Spent Billions On Apple Inc. (AAPL) App Store This Holiday Season

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The Xcode engineering group absorbing Buddybuild will only make the iOS environment more developer-friendly and presumably make Apple steps ahead of Google. Thus, it just makes sense that Apple wants to ensure that its platform and apps remain developer-friendly. Apple keeps 30% of the revenue generated by paid apps purchased in the App Store , leaving 70% for developers. Read More »

Employment rises; unemployment rate steady

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He noted monthly job gains averaged 171,000 previous year "during which time the unemployment rate fell 0.6 points". "Certainly, this optimism can carry us another six months, at least", Johnston said. Both Chamberlain and North noted that, although average wage growth lags expectations, increases at the median are healthier. There's every reason to expect the December jobs report to largely reflect 2017, and leave the tightening, with the likely dip into unemployment rates starting with a ... Read More »

Pro-government demonstrators take to streets in Iran

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This report includes some images you may find distressing. Since Thursday, tens of thousands of protesters have formed the largest outpouring of government opposition since the volatile 2009 presidential elections. He did not elaborate. In other social media footage, hundreds poured into streets of the north-western city of Orumiyeh near the Turkish border, chanting anti-government slogans. Read More »

Two airplanes collide in Toronto, passengers are safe

Fire crews rushed to the scene as the Sunwing aircraft caught fire. Spokeswoman Lauren Stewart said the WestJet passengers were evacuated from the aircraft via emergency slides and all were safely in the terminal and clearing customs shortly after the collision. Read More »

Colman's Mustard to move to Germany after 160 years

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The spokeswoman said Britvic's decision had "serious implications for Unilever" and its proposals represented the "best long-term solution" for the company, while protecting the link between Colman's and Norwich. A group of mustard and mint growers from Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire have welcomed proposals to enter into a new long-term partnership with Unilever to mill and pack Colman's mustard powder, along with mint processing. Read More »

Eurozone services activity strongest in almost seven years

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The eurozone economy closed 2017 by achieving its best growth for almost seven years, a survey released on Thursday revealed. "The services sector experienced mixed fortunes in December, as business activity expanded at an accelerated pace but the flow of incoming new work was the slowest since August 2016", says Duncan Brock, Director of Customer Relationships at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. Read More »

Danbury-area towns plan for Christmas tree pickup

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Artificial trees are not collected. Fire officials have warned that keeping a natural tree up for too long could put an entire home at risk. Others might have to bring the trees into their County's solid waste facility to be recycled. Read More »

Flight Diverted to Alaska After Man Smears Waste Everywhere

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Passengers on a Hong Kong-bound flight from O'Hare International Airport made an unexpected landing in Alaska after a man made a mess in two of the lavatories on the plane. "We provided hotel accommodations for our customers and are working to get them to their destinations as quickly as possible". There were no indications that the incident was related to terrorism, said to Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Staci Feger-Pellessier, the Chicago Tribune reported. Read More »

You may get nostalgic for lower gas prices this year

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In Saskatoon, GasBuddy says prices could jump as high as $1.29 per liter of gasoline. McTeague says all this translates to as much as a two to three cent deficit per litre at the pumps. The average American household will spend $1,898 on gas this year, compared to $1,765 in 2016 and $1,566 in 2015, according to the price outlook. AAA announced this week that the current average of $2.49 is already the highest to start a year since 2014 . Read More »

Amazon Might be Ready to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights

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However, there is no confirmation that the web giant has taken a decision to bid for the rights to the 2019-22 seasons. The pair recently struck a deal whereby Sky made its sports offering available to BT TV subscribers via the integration of OTT offering Now TV into BT's service and BT agreed to wholesale its sports channels to Sky for the first time. Read More »

Coinbase dismisses rumors of Ripple trading launch

In a blog post the company stated that it wanted to explain its process for adding new assets. Recent rumors suggested that Coinbase was considering adding the cryptocurrency to the platform, which would give users the chance to buy and sell the asset. Read More »

Constellation Brands posts 21% profit increase in its third quarter

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The stock had a trading volume of 2,774,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,320,000. About 6.92 million shares traded or 425.69% up from the average. Banco Macro Sa (NYSE:BMA) was raised too. Among 29 analysts covering Noble Energy Inc. They expect $1.87 EPS, down 4.81% or $0.09 from last year's $1.96 per share. Read More »

Largest Known Prime Number Discovered

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He is set to receive $3,000 (£2,200) for the monumental find. Mersenne primes, named after the French friar and mathematician Marin Mersenne , are based on the formula 2 -1. The primality proof took six days of non-stop computing on a PC with an Intel i5-6600 CPU. In case you've blocked out your math classes, a prime number is a number divisible only by 1 and itself. Read More »

India's GDP growth to accelerate in next 2 fiscals

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The slowdown is related to the poor performance in agriculture, manufacturing and construction sectors where the growth data hovered between 2.1 percent to 4.6 percent only. In the second quarter, the economy showed signs of revival as the GDP growth rate picked up and stood at 6.3 per cent. "Anticipated growth of real GVA at basic prices in 2017-18 is 6.1 percent as against 6.6 percent in 2016-17". Read More »

U.S. job gains disappoint, unemployment holds at 4.1%

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Looking at 2017 as a whole, employment rose 2.3 per cent for its fastest growth rate in 15 years. Service occupation employment was down more than 600,000 jobs during the year, although the number of unemployed workers also fell as laborers simply left the industry. Read More »

AG Barr backs taste profile as low-sugar Irn-Bru hits shelves

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If anyone can get used to Diet Irn Bru , they can definitely get used to the reduced sugar version. The sugar content of a can of Irn Bru will be cut from eight and a half teaspoons to four, cutting the calorie count from around 140 calories to approximately 65 calories. Read More »