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by | August 12, 2017 | 00:32

Several other Silicon Valley companies are developing autonomous driving technology and are working on long-haul trucks. He made no reference to any dates for potential road tests. Some of these tech firms are working on "platooning" technology which allow drivers to rest, while the automobile itself and trucks behind will follow the leader truck.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:41

A controversial anti-diversity memo written by a now-fired Google employee isn't just sending shockwaves across the search giant's Silicon Valley campus - it's setting off alarms in the U.S. Damore added that he didn't think "female engineers are in any way worse than the average male engineer" and he merely wrote his document as a protest at Google's perceived left-wing bias.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:39

President Donald J. Trump , the Air Force partnered with Japanese and South Korean aircraft to run a series of drills with B-1B strategic bombers that recently deployed to the Pacific island of Guam . The franc wasn't the only beneficiary to the risk-off sentiment sweeping markets. LONDON , Aug 9 ( Reuters ) - Highly-rated government bond yields fell on Wednesday as tensions between North Korea and the United States firmed investor demand for so-called "safe haven" assets.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:40

Wall Street also is reacting to a flare-up in tensions after North Korea threatened to launch a missile strike aimed at USA territory Guam, underlining deteriorating relations between Washington and Pyongyang. The broad-based Stoxx Europe 600 stock index dropped 0.5 percent in early trading, with key indices, such as Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and France's CAC all down 0.5 percent or more.

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:36

A subtle change in language also suggested that the Bank may be increasingly anxious about the chances of Britain securing a smooth transition out of the EU. dollar and an 8.5pc rise on a trade weighted basis so far this year". This time, the equivalent forecasts are 1.7 percent, 1.6 percent and 1.8 percent.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:33

Everyone's done it: "While I am always praising of you as a person and an intellect if I agree to say something it will be supportive of the company and critical of you". There have been successes too: Last year, Pershing Square exited a long-time investment in Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. that made about $2.6 billion, and in July it sold part of its stake in fast-food chain holding company Restaurant Brands International Inc.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:26

JP Morgan downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Friday, January 20 report. Vetr cut shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $31.05 price objective for the company.in a research note on Monday, June 12th.

by | August 04, 2017 | 00:41

Canadian families consisting of mom, dad and a couple of kids are now outnumbered by one-person households, according to census data released Wednesday that underscored a continued decline of "traditional" families. The ratio was 3.9% in Ontario and 3.6% in B.C., two provinces that are home to the bulk of Canada's immigrant population. But more people living alone isn't necessarily all good.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:10

So the US Air Force , looking to replace the two aging Boeing 747 jetliners that now both serve as Air Force One , is buying two almost-new 747s that were leftovers from a bankrupt Russian airline, Defense One reports. "We are still working with the Air Force on a deal for two 747s", said Caroline Hutcheson, a Boeing spokeswoman who declined to confirm whether talks were centered on the so-called white tails.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:11

The teen was a male US citizen, airport spokesman Doug Yakel told CBS in San Francisco . No other flights were affected, Yakel said. Witnesses said it was a typical landing until the emergency door opened and the plane filled with sunlight.

by | August 02, 2017 | 00:52

High-tech and equipment manufacturing led the expansion in July, with their sub-indexes higher than the overall sector's PMI. The introduction of GST (Goods and Services Tax) seems to have weighed heavily on the Indian manufacturing sector in July.

by | August 02, 2017 | 00:51

First, a little background. Of the 470 people who bet on the event on Bodog, "310 people think the price will dip below $2,000 per coin", according to a company spokesperson. Mining is the process of creating new bitcoins and verifying bitcoin transactions. "We make this decision carefully because safely supporting a new digital currency requires significant work for many teams".

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:59

The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $1.61 billion during the quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,586 shares of the company's stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 645 shares in the last quarter.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:59

Additionally, the company said that it will also be taking 100% ownership of 410 locations in Taiwan. The coffee giant bought Atlanta-based Teavana in 2012 for $620 million, but said that a majority of the stores were underperforming and "despite efforts to reverse the trend through creative merchandising and new store designs, the underperformance was likely to continue", Tampa Bay Business Journal reported .

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:54

In addition, it revised first quarter growth down from 1.4 percent to 1.2 percent. But with wage growth remaining sluggish despite the labor market being near full employment, there are concerns that consumer spending could slow in the third quarter.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:54

The deal to curb output propelled crude prices above $58 a barrel in January but they have since slipped back to a $45 to $50 range as the effort to drain global inventories has taken longer than expected. The committee did not back capping Libyan output as it said its production was unlikely to exceed 1 million bpd in the near future compared to its capacity of 1.4 million-1.6 million bpd before unrest erupted in 2011 and plunged the nation into chaos.

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:33

Cuomo told Lhota and Transport Workers Union 100 President John Samuelsen that the state is fulfilling its comment. During his speech, he said that the MTA needs help from its partners too, including the NYPD, the FDNY and Con Edison. Riders who live in Brooklyn are the most frustrated with the system out of all New York City residents, with 52 percent rating the system as poor, compared to 42 percent of Queens residents, 38 percent of people from the Bronx, and 39 percent of Manhattanites.

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:26

District Judge Sean Cox in Detroit that Schmidt had made a decision to plead guilty , the court said Tuesday. Mr. Schmidt is one of eight former Volkswagen executives who have been charged in the United States. VW admitted in September 2015 to installing so-called defeat devices in hundreds of thousands of diesel-powered vehicles in the U.S. The devices would only kick on during road conditions when emission measuring tools were not engaged.

by | July 22, 2017 | 01:02

Priebus told reporters after the news broke , "I support Anthony 100%". White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning, according to three White House officials. "I always say that when most kids are 7 or 8 years old out jumping rope, she was sitting at the kitchen table listening to [political commentators] analyze poll results", her father told Fox News in May.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:57

North Korea's tourism agency has launched a website offering holiday options ranging from surfing to rice planting, despite strong US warnings to avoid travel to a nation where several trips have ended in jail. Seoul's overture came after North Korea claimed to have carried out its first test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile on July 4.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:56

As Uber implodes spectacularly, ride-hailing company Lyft is again following its biggest competitor's footsteps, this time diving headfirst into a massive autonomous auto project that could someday send its human drivers off to some other corner of the godforsaken sharing economy.

by | July 21, 2017 | 01:03

Well just in general, do you think it would ever be - would it ever be proper for a Federal Bureau of Investigation director to make notes of a conversation in that regard and leak them to the press? "We take confidentiality seriously, and so when we have memoranda about our ongoing matters, we have an obligation to keep that confidential", Rosenstein said.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:55

The company was maintained on Thursday, February 9 by HSBC. (The) reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 5,800 ($75.74) target price on shares of ASOS plc in a research note on Monday, March 20th. The Company's principal activities include manufacturing steel and steel products; iron ore mining and enrichment; coal mining; manufacturing vanadium products, and trading activities and logistics.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:55

Kohli has been more in the news for his fallout with former coach Anil Kumble which became public during the Champions Trophy in England. On the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, Kohli said, "I don't think there is added pressure". "I only have the bat in hand and my job is to go out there and control what's been done on the field", he said. The 54-year-old had worked with the Indian cricket team when Shastri was the squad's team director.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:59

On May 2, right after the draft, we made [Kirk] an offer that included the highest fully guaranteed amount upon signing for a quarterback in National Football League history [$53 million] and guaranteed a total of $72 million for injury. However, the eye-popping moment came when team president Bruce Allen made a decision to air that the Redskins offered a deal but Cousins never responded.

by | July 19, 2017 | 01:02

The dollar index traded 0.6 percent lower at 94.56. Technology stocks were higher for the day with the S&P 500 technology sector increasing 0.02%. The Nasdaq is up 31.84 points, or 0.5 percent. This follows a robust first quarter when U.S. companies posted their best earnings since 2011, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Financial giant Goldman Sachs , health care products maker Johnson & Johnson and health insurer UnitedHealth will report their second-quarter results early ...

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:58

Federal officials said there were not enough qualified and willing American workers available to perform certain types of temporary nonagricultural work. But lawmakers from several states, as well as the business community and pro-immigration advocates, had pressured the administration to issue these visas, saying businesses were unable to fill the posts they needed with U.S.

by | July 18, 2017 | 00:38

On July 6, about a week after Blue Apron priced its IPO, Amazon applied to register a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the slogan "We do the prep". While tech companies routinely file trademark applications and don't act on them, Amazon's move indicates it may directly compete with Blue Apron in the future.

by | July 17, 2017 | 20:49

Testino previously photographed Charles and Camilla in 2006 on their first wedding anniversary and took the official engagement photographs of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge in 2010. On Thursday, the 70-year-old hosted a star-studded garden party at Clarence House. Camilla's relationship with Charles has attracted worldwide scrutiny, but the pair finally Wednesday in 2005 after years of controversy at Windsor Guildhall.

by | July 17, 2017 | 20:42

Delta said Coulter originally booked seat 15F in the exit row, but then changed to seat 15D - an aisle seat - within 24 hours of departure. According to the airline, all passengers were asked to move to the seats noted on their tickets, and customers complied without incident.

by | July 17, 2017 | 20:42

The quarterly pace came up from 6.7 percent for the first three quarters of 2016 and 6.8 percent for the final quarter of past year. "Overall, the economy continued to show steady progress in the first half.but global instability and uncertainties are still relatively large, and the domestic long-term buildup of structural imbalances remains", the statistics bureau said in a statement.

by | July 16, 2017 | 01:32

Costs at Wells Fargo increased 5.2% to US$13.5bn from US$12.9bn in the second quarter of 2016 and expenses as a share of revenue in the second quarter were 61.1%, slightly above the new target of 60% to 61% set at an investor presentation in May.

by | July 16, 2017 | 01:31

An evacuation alert was issued Saturday for the Clisbako area. Controlled burns allow for the fuel to burn in a controlled setting before fires potentially move to the areas, due to wind. People in the Loon Lake area of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District were ordered to evacuate the area, and an evacuation alert was issued for the Village of Clinton on Friday.

by | July 16, 2017 | 01:04

Using maps and a power-point presentation, Jaishankar told Opposition leaders that although the dispute is between China and Bhutan, the Chinese are constructing roads near the global border, which affects India's strategic interests, said sources.

by | July 15, 2017 | 00:52

Online payment company Paypal was among the winners, rising more than 3%, after it announced customers would be able to use PayPal on Apple products. It measures the daily stock price movements of 30 large, publicly-owned US companies. Target added it expects second-quarter earnings to come in above the high end of the forecast. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.36 percent.

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:46

The eccentric bon vivant who once strode across the global stage being flattered by sport and political leaders eager to capture his World Cup hosting vote died in disgrace on Wednesday at age 72. "We are truly saddened by the passing of our client and friend, Chuck Blazer ", his lawyers said in a statement. Blazer urged Jack Warner to run for president of CONCACAF in 1990.

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:48

Carter was in Winnipeg for Habitat for Humanity , a week-long event where volunteers build homes for local families. They were scheduled to be part of the build for Thursday and Friday. Carter is 92 years old. Carter, who served from 1977 to 1981 as the 39th U.S. president, has been in remission from cancer since undergoing surgery in 2015 to remove a small mass on his liver.

by | July 13, 2017 | 01:33

We can't look to big oil to suddenly make up the difference. Saudi Arabia's state-run oil giant said it would cut the price of its lighter crude grades to Asia in August, amid rising competition from rival producers in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ).

by | July 13, 2017 | 01:25

Louis Galleria in Richmond Heights, West County Center in Des Peres and an outlet store at St. Louis Premium Outlets in Chesterfield. The closing sales at affected stores are scheduled to begin Tuesday. Neither the insane 8 store in Boardman nor the Gymboree in the Eastwood Mall is included on the closing list. The Fargo location is one of 350-outlets the company is shutting down.

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:43

He also argued that the overall United Kingdom clothing market was more promotional than a year ago, which is hurting M&S, however he seemed confident that like-for-like clothing sales should move into positive territory later this year. Analysts are blaming the fact that Rowe's plan means that there is no clearance sale at M&S these days, which is hitting sales, also some are questioning whether his plan is not only too expensive, but it doesn't go far enough since he is only planning to ...