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United States won't pay more than 25 percent of United Nations peacekeeping anymore

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As UN peacekeepers leave Liberia after 14 years, headway in reforming the security forces is being undermined by lack of progress in tackling the country's traumatic legacy of war crimes, officials say. Peacekeeping also has been clouded by allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation. "Last year, we lost 59 peacekeepers through malicious acts - a sharp increase since 2016, when the figure was 34". Read More »

Millions of Australian cars with deadly airbags recalled

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At fault are airbags made by Japanese automotive company Takata , which the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said have been responsible for 23 deaths and 230 injuries around the world. "I think there's about 27,000 still around, but we suspect majority are in junk yards", he said . "It's critical they get replaced". "Due to the safety risk, do not ignore or delay responding to a letter from your vehicle manufacturer asking you to have airbags replaced", he said. Read More »

California, other states sue over citizenship question on next census

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Twelve states have announced they will sue to get this destructive idea rescinded. "This move directly targets states like NY that have large, thriving immigrant populations - threatening billions of dollars in federal funding for NY as well as fair representation in Congress and the electoral college", Schneiderman said in his statement . Read More »

US Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Trump Over Alleged Violations of Constitution

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The suit accuses Trump of violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution by taking payments from foreign-government officials via his hotel in Washington, DC. The emoluments clause bars public officials from receiving gifts or cash from foreign governments. In December, for instance, a federal judge threw out one of the emoluments-clause lawsuits, which had been brought by the nonprofit watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. Read More »

Uber to Let California Self-Driving-Car Permit Lapse

In comparison, South Korea only permits "robot cars" to hit the roads after their actual performance has been examined by the authorities. Now, it's been revealed that the company won't be renewing its autonomous vehicle permit in California, which expires on March 31. Read More »

Minimum wage to increase 75 cents from Monday

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Vavi said Saftu would also take to the streets on May 25 and host special May Day rallies where workers would be briefed on how the minimum wage and The Labour Relations Amendment Bill were an attack on their right to strike. Sen. Danny Martiny, R-Metairie, said he anxious it would be up to interpretation whether people are performing similar work or have similar qualifications and said it could tie employers hands in business decisions. Read More »

Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Give Shire (SHPG) a $222.00 Price Target

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Tcw Grp Inc Inc holds 0.01% or 15,800 shares. Shire stock traded up $19.24 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $148.11. About 1.81 million shares traded. Shares for $5.01M were sold by RENFRO LARRY C. The insider Shine Kenneth Irwin sold 198 shares worth $48,025. The insider WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.40 million. Read More »

GDP Revised Up to 2.9% for Q4 2017

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Additionally, consumer spending - the biggest chunk of the US economy - grew at a rate of 4 percent, a slight improvement on the latest 3.8 percent estimate. President Donald Trump last week signed a memorandum targeting up to $60 billion in Chinese goods with tariffs over what his administration says is misappropriation of USA intellectual property. Read More »

American Airlines Pilot Reports UFO With 'Big Reflection' 40000 Feet Over Arizona

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Keep in mind, while it's not uncommon for military aircraft to fly at 40,000 feet, it's also a bit unusual for any military aircraft to fly so close to civilian air paths unless absolutely necessary. Recordings reportedly show the moment two pilots spotted a " UFO " above Arizona. He said the mystery object had a "big reflection" . A few minutes later he called in to let them know he'd seen the object. Read More »

Keep Your Active Eyes on BlackBerry Limited (BB)

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This stock is ahead of its 52-week low with 91.65%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.43 per cent to 23,857.71, while the broad-based S&P 500 shed 1.73 per cent 2,612.62. The longer the period of the moving average, the smoother the price movement is. The higher the volume during the price move, the more significant the progress. Read More »

Icici Bank Ltd (IBN) Shares Hitting Volume in Session

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It is meant to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. Specialized Analysis: The organization has the market capitalization of $28.43B. The stock price volatility remained at 2.03% in recent month and reaches at 2.34% for the week. On the earnings front, we can see that the current yearly EPS consensus estimate is now sitting at 0.44. Read More »

Hindustan Aeronautics makes a weak market debut

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Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) is a fully-owned Government of India undertaking under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence, Department of Defence Production. The company had set a price band of Rs1,215 to Rs1,240 per share for the IPO. The company is the largest DPSU in terms of the value of production (source: MoD Annual Report FY17). Read More »

Sensex falls 200 points to slip below 33000-mark again

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The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE , which opened at 33,098.09 points, closed at 32,968.68 points - down 205.71 points or 0.62 per cent from the previous session's close. Around 1.15 p.m., the Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell by 52.90 points or 0.52 per cent to trade at 10,131.25 points. Markets will remain closed on Thursday and Friday on account of Mahavir Jayanti and Good Friday, respectively. Read More »

Walmart pulling Cosmo after organization alleges contribution to #MeToo culture

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The magazine will still be available in Walmart stores but will be shelved in the store's regular magazine racks rather than at checkout lines where children could pick it up and read it, The Wrap reported . Back in 2015 the organization worked with Rite Aid and Delhaize America to start selling Cosmo issues with wrapped covers in stores, and in 2016 Marsh Supermarkets in IN and OH removed the magazines from checkout counters as well. Read More »

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg To CNBC: '"We're Open To Regulation"

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There is no denying it's been humbling few days for the world's largest social-media company. Facebook tracks whatever you do on the platform - photos , videos , comments, maps of where you've travelled, and all your "likes". More: Can Facebook be trusted with your personal info? "This is about trust", Sandberg said, "and earning the trust of the people who use our service is the most important thing we do, and we are very committed to earning it". Read More »

Burnaby to escalate Kinder Morgan pipeline battle to Supreme Court of Canada

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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has aggressively pushed for the Trans Mountain pipeline. At a press conference Monday, Notley said that although the wine boycott may be over for now, she's not planning to let B.C. of putting his national greenhouse gas reduction deal in jeopardy by trying to block a key concession to Alberta. The federal government approved the pipeline expansion in 2016, but the project faces significant opposition in B.C. Read More »

How to check and change your Facebook privacy settings

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It wasn't until 2014 that Facebook decided it probably wasn't the best idea to allow third parties access to boatloads of information on users and their friends . We also made mistakes, there's more to do, and we need to step up and do it. We already have a tool to do this in your privacy settings , and now we will put this tool at the top of your News Feed to make sure everyone sees it. Read More »

Highland Capital Management LLC Reduces Position in Oracle Co. (ORCL)

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Cardinal Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $189.75B market cap company. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, September 11 with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, June 22. The insider REED JOANN A sold 845 shares worth $124,071. Read More »

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet To Enter Production In 2020

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The plant now builds the Tiguan compact crossover as well as the Porsche Cayman coupe. VW aims to make 20,000 T-Roc cabriolets a year. VW had showcased the T-Roc SUV at the Geneva Motor Show in 2014. This is part of a new, more emotional strategy at Volkswagen, as the auto manufacturer seeks to introduce cars away from its traditionally rational approach. Read More »

Severe damage in Papua New Guinea hinders quake assessment

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The magnitude-7.5 quake hit an inland region on the island of New Guinea. It reported that at least 13 died in the Southern Highlands capital Mendi while 18 others were believed to have been killed in nearby Kutubu and Bosave. A local stands next to a damaged house near a landslide in the town of Tari after an quake struck Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands in this image taken February 27, 2018 obtained from social media. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica worked in India, Congress was its client: Whistleblower

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Christopher Wylie, the man responsible for blowing the lid off the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica and the 2016 Trump campaign , has come forward with another incredible revelation. He added that there might be documentary evidence of CA's liaisons in India. The DCMS, which is now hearing oral evidence as part of its inquiry, is likely to hear from one of the Facebook executives after the Parliament's Easter recess, which ends on 16 April. Read More »

(MSFT) Stake Increased by Chickasaw Capital Management LLC

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About 10.90M shares traded. Atalanta Sosnoff Cap has invested 4.38% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $930,912 activity. Therefore 74% are positive. Microsoft Co . has a 12-month low of $64.35 and a 12-month high of $97.24. Read More »

Coinbase Adding Support for ERC20 Tokens

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Coinbase has announced that it would start supporting ERC20 technical standard in the coming months. Coinbase has announced its intention to support ERC20 tokens on its exchange, reversing previous statements from January, in a blog post published March 26. Read More »

Rugby stars await fate as rape trial draws to a close

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Mr Jackson and Mr Olding are accused of raping a 19-year-old Belfast student at the same time in Mr Jackson's bedroom during a party. They were also warned not to discuss the evidence unless everyone was present.... They must also take into account all of the evidence, including testimony provided by the defendants which has to be assessed in the same way as any evidence, the judge said. Read More »

Rude? 'Non!' says French waiter fired from job in Vancouver

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Rey's managers warned him on "several occasions" both verbally and in writing that he should not be so rude; Rey, however, says the general manager told him that he may come off poorly because of his culture (which, again, in case it wasn't clear, is French). Read More »

Uber follows app, drives down stairs & gets stuck

Business Insider said the driver - who only wanted to go by the name of Fred - told the news service that he was following his mapping application when he took the wrong turn out of the parking lot. The tipping options will be made available below the rating and compliments section and will remain "completely optional", Uber said . If we use your info in a story, we'll give you credit. Read More »

Purchases 52392 Shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

The indicator is meant to map both the old and new strengths and weaknesses of a stock market, depending on the ending price trends of the current trading phase. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, February 7 report. Cohen And Steers holds 0.03% or 148,696 shares. Jane Street Grp Limited Liability Co holds 0.09% or 114,677 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Oakworth Capital Inc. Sells 2540 Shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)

The institutional investor held 269,296 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $23.93M, down from 284,808 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC raised its position in shares of AbbVie by 2.4% during the 4th quarter. Moreover, Marco Mngmt Llc has 2.05% invested in AbbVie Inc . Read More »