• Aide suspected of trying to bribe judge in investigation of Netanyahu's wife
Aide suspected of trying to bribe judge in investigation of Netanyahu's wife

Netanyahu also released a response statement denying the existence of the deal. Netanyahu, who was the Communications Minister until 2017, is now not a suspect in this affair, according to the police, but local media widely reported that he is expected to be questioned in the recent days.

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  • USA rejects 'Communist Chinese' takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange
USA rejects 'Communist Chinese' takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange

President Donald Trump. In August of previous year, SEC staff reportedly recommended that the deal be approved, but amid stiff opposition from U.S. The commission said it did not consider broader criticisms of the deal's potential impact on market security or whether Chongqing Casin had ties to the Chinese government.

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  • Bloodbath as brawls erupt on Melbourne-bound cruise ship
Bloodbath as brawls erupt on Melbourne-bound cruise ship

It's believed days of fighting on board the Carnival Cruise Line ship preceded the big brawl and Friday's unscheduled stop to offload the family at Eden on New South Wales' south coast. Another passenger, Kellie, said that a group of troublemakers had been starting fights for a few days, including in front of children playing in the pool.

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  • Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel
Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

Trump has until April 11 to accept or reject Ross's recommendations, and you can expect the mother of all internal lobbying fights over the issue between now and then. Each of these remedies is meant to increase domestic steel production from its present 73% of capacity to approximately an 80% operating rate, the minimum rate needed for the long-te...

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  • PNB fraud case: Will Priyanka Chopra sue jewellery czar Nirav Modi?
PNB fraud case: Will Priyanka Chopra sue jewellery czar Nirav Modi?

His statement comes after Congress President Rahul Gandhi claimed that Nirav Modi was in Davis with the Prime Minister. The Union minister for Electronics and IT also took on the Congress for using words like "Chotta Modi " to refer to the billionaire.

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  • Tragic note left with baby boy abandoned at United States airport
Tragic note left with baby boy abandoned at United States airport

She is unable and unfit to take care of me. "Please get me to the authorities so they can find a good home", it said. The second part of the note is written from the mother's perspective, and reads, "I just want what is best for him and it's not me".

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  • Brooklyn Pizza helps us celebrate National Pizza Day!
Brooklyn Pizza helps us celebrate National Pizza Day!

Mountain Mike's Pizza is offering $5 off any mountain size pizza, or $3 off any large pizza. "As always, customers can get two slices of cheese or pepperoni pizza and a Chill Zone fountain or frozen drink for under $3". At Papa John's , save 40 percent off an online order, with a coupon code. The crust is so thick that they serve their pizza wi...

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  • Powell Sworn In As New Fed Chief
Powell Sworn In As New Fed Chief

The Fed is expected to continue gradually raising interest rates back toward more "normal" levels. He has steadily supported Ms Yellen's approach to monetary policy and financial regulation, creating an expectation that he would be unlikely to attempt large or sharp changes in the Fed's course.

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  • Stock market rebound returns smiles to Street
Stock market rebound returns smiles to Street

On Oct. 25 1929, a Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average closed at 301. On Monday, the Dow finished down 4.6 percent, the biggest decline in percentage terms since August 2011 , when investors were fretting over Europe's debt crisis and the debt ceiling impasse in Washington that prompted a US credit rating downgrade.

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  • Steve Wynn exit of limited impact on Macau ops
Steve Wynn exit of limited impact on Macau ops

Rating agency S&P Global Ratings revised their rating outlook for Wynn Resorts from stable to negative on January 30, two days after the news, citing the mounting misconduct allegations against Wynn . Now what remains to be seen is the attitude of the Macau authority on this matter, say analysts, as the concession of the local resort expires i...

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  • Investors may need a consensus Analysts Rating: General Motors Company (GM)
Investors may need a consensus Analysts Rating: General Motors Company (GM)

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 136.1% during the 4th quarter. For the final quarter of 2017, meanwhile, GM went $4.9 billion into the red, or $3.46 a share, due to those charges. However, retail sales penetration climbed 5% for the full-year to 39%, as compared to 2016. The company has a debt-to-equ...

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  • Dow Jones industrials drop 500 as stock market losses deepen
Dow Jones industrials drop 500 as stock market losses deepen

When the macro-economic situation deteriorates, investors seek more return on bonds to compensate for the risk involved. The Dow was up over 26 percent from January 2017 to January 2018. Notably, this compares to a much higher sensitivity factor of 50% for peers Wells Fargo and Capital One . Many investors have anxious that after yea...

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  • Snap Makes Gains in Bid to Vie With Big Rivals; Shares Rocket
Snap Makes Gains in Bid to Vie With Big Rivals; Shares Rocket

Snap reported revenue of $285.7 million, beating the consensus estimate of $256 million. Adjusted EBITDA was a loss of $158.9 million, compared to the adjusted EBITDA loss of $152.3 million in the year-ago quarter. The app now has 187 million users, which still puts it far behind rivals like Instagram Stories, a Snapchat clone that now has more th...

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  • Best Buy will stop carrying CDs this year, report says
Best Buy will stop carrying CDs this year, report says

Any unsold merchandise is shipped back to the labels, again at the store's expense. Billboard reported that it told music suppliers they will no longer sell CDs, but they will continue to carry vinyl for the next two years. Most recently, Target moved half a million of Taylor Swift's Reputation , showing it can still push large titles. One m...

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  • Late equaliser costs Real Madrid two more points away to Levante
Late equaliser costs Real Madrid two more points away to Levante

The Los Blancos superstar, who turned 33 today, receives a reported annual salary of €21 million (R315 million) at Real, which is far less than the likes of Neymar and Messi are getting following their new deals in 2017. Both Messi and Ronaldo have shared the greatest of rivalries in the world of football. This year is a bit harder for him bu...

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  • Dow industrials drop 600 points, extending a weeklong slump
Dow industrials drop 600 points, extending a weeklong slump

The S&P 500 decreased 59.85 points, or 2.12 per cent, to 2,762.13, Xinhua news agency reported. A higher wage-related index in the jobs data released on Friday raised speculation that inflation will accelerate. Analysts have been eyeing a recent increase in USA bond yields that accelerated further on Friday following the jobs data. This h...

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  • TDP to protest state neglect in Parliament
TDP to protest state neglect in Parliament

Not just the Sena and TDP, some of the BJP's allies in Bihar have also taken to complain that their concerns are being neglected. Meanwhile, BJP president Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh got in touch with Chandrababu Naidu .

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  • Google's parent company Alphabet misses earnings, stock tanks 6%
Google's parent company Alphabet misses earnings, stock tanks 6%

Shares of Alphabet dipped more than five per cent after-hours, before steadying with a 2.7-per-cent loss at US$1,149.93. As of now, Alphabet ( GOOGL ), the parent company of Google has recently posted a record-breaking $110 billion in annual sales for the first time in Google's 20-year history.

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  • Oil prices rise on weaker U.S. dollar
Oil prices rise on weaker U.S. dollar

US oil prices are hovering near $66 a barrel, well below the 2014 peak of $107 a barrel, but more than $20 a barrel above the $42 in mid-2017. Oil rose on Thursday after a survey showed OPEC's commitment to its supply cuts remains in place, even as U.S.

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  • Google expands YouTube Go availability to more than 130 countries
Google expands YouTube Go availability to more than 130 countries

For its part, Google previously announced it would have a YouTube TV app on Roku in Q1 2018. Once signed up, you are required to install the dedicated YouTube TV app on your Apple TV from Apple App Store or on your Roku device from the Roku Channel Store .

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  • How Does the Fundamental Picture Look for Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG)?
How Does the Fundamental Picture Look for Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG)?

Finally, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board increased its stake in Harley-Davidson by 7.8% in the second quarter. According to today's trading volume Harley-Davidson, Inc.is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. (NYSE:HOG) on Friday, April 7 with "Hold" rating. Wedbush set a $45.00 price target on shares of Harley-Davidson and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a ...

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  • Sean Spicer on Steve Wynn Scandal: Republicans Should Return Money He Donated
Sean Spicer on Steve Wynn Scandal: Republicans Should Return Money He Donated

Wynn has been a prolific Republican donor and led the RNC's fundraising efforts during President Donald Trump's first year, helping the committee rake in more than $130 million. Wynn was once was a contributor to Nevada politicians in both major political parties. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Marco Rubio of Florida and Tim Sc...

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  • White House Seems To Support Releasing Secret Congressional Memo
White House Seems To Support Releasing Secret Congressional Memo

The memo has been criticized as a distraction from Mueller's investigation. And because the House Intelligence Committee did not release the Nunes memo before the FISA vote, Congress approved the reauthorization and Trump signed it "in ignorance".

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  • U.S. court strikes down 300 percent tariff on Canadian jets
U.S. court strikes down 300 percent tariff on Canadian jets

International Trade Commission unanimously voted that Boeing had not been harmed. The ITC was asked to approve a USA commerce department recommendation to hit the Canadian company's CSeries jet with a near-300 per cent duty on sales to American carriers.

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  • Hackers steal $530M from Japanese crypto change
Hackers steal $530M from Japanese crypto change

Through several tweets Coincheck said that it had suspended all withdrawals and also the trading of all tokens except Bitcoin . In its heyday, Mt. "They were very relaxed with their security measures", Wong said. A total of 523 million coins were stolen. The exchange explained that it was planning to move the assets offline but did no...

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  • SpaceX Falcon Heavy Static Fire Test was successful
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Static Fire Test was successful

The billionaire tech mogul said in a tweet on Wednesday that the Heavy will launch by the end of January. SpaceX will now review the data to determine whether it needs to hold another test before the official Falcon Heavy launch. Excitement on launch day guaranteed, one way or another. This milestone was what is known as a static fire test....

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  • Woman Missing In Gulf Of Mexico After Falling From Carnvial Cruise Ship
Woman Missing In Gulf Of Mexico After Falling From Carnvial Cruise Ship

The ship was on its second day of a five-day cruise from New Orleans to Mexico, and was heading to Cozumel, at the time of the incident. Jim Walker's Cruise Law News wrote that passengers on the ship said that the ship told them that the woman went missing between 8:30 p.m.

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  • Morgan Stanley outshines Wall Street rival
Morgan Stanley outshines Wall Street rival

Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 22.21, and it's gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. While the decrease in advisers represents less than half ...

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  • Amazon Increasing Month-To-Month Prime Subscription Fees
Amazon Increasing Month-To-Month Prime Subscription Fees

The new price works out to almost $156 a year. Since introducing Prime in 2005, Amazon has raised the annual membership fee just once, to $99 from $79 in 2014. Members who pay the popular $99 annual Prime fee or students paying $49 won't see a cost increase. Amazon has not revealed details on the number of Prime subscribers but a report by Cons...

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  • GST Council meet ends, Return Filing process to be simplified
GST Council meet ends, Return Filing process to be simplified

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chaired the 25th meet of the GST Council in New Delhi . The decline in tax collection will amplify the Centre's fiscal concerns ahead of the Union Budget , scheduled for February 1. GST rate on second-hand medium and large cars and SUVs has been reduced from 28 percent to 18 percent and on other old and u...

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  • Beltway Hosts 3 Amazon HQ2 Finalists
Beltway Hosts 3 Amazon HQ2 Finalists

Amazon has said it expects to invest $5 billion in its second headquarters, and that it will eventually be the base for as many as 50,000 "high-paying" jobs. Mayor John Cranley will comment after Thursday's 2 p.m. City Council meeting at City Hall, his spokeswoman said. The almost two dozen now double down to compete for a $5 billion capital i...

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  • Broad rally propels Dow to close above 26000 points for first time
Broad rally propels Dow to close above 26000 points for first time

The reversal took place as concerns of a government shutdown loomed over investors' minds. The Dow, after briefly hitting the 26,000 milestone on Tuesday, its fastest 1000-point rise, looks set to close above that mark for the first time. Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, sending the DJIA to its first close above 26,000 points. IBM gain...

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  • Bank Of Canada Hikes Rates To 1.25%; Gold Priced In CAD Jumps
Bank Of Canada Hikes Rates To 1.25%; Gold Priced In CAD Jumps

The central bank said while higher interest rates would be justified "over time, some continued monetary policy accommodation will likely be needed to keep the economy operating close to potential and inflation on target" close to two percent.

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  • Why crude oil prices are on upward swing, by USA energy agency
Why crude oil prices are on upward swing, by USA energy agency

While enjoying the extra revenues, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and their allies remain wary of sending prices so high that U.S. Oil held steady above $69 a barrel on Thursday, supported by falling inventories of crude and threats of an attack on Nigeria's petroleum industry, although a reported rise in USA fuel s...

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  • Is your Sam's Club closing? Here's what to do about your membership
Is your Sam's Club closing? Here's what to do about your membership

Signs posted on the store's front doors and gas station said the 720 W. Fairmount Ave. location in West Ellicott would be closed for a day before reopening Friday at 10 a.m. The bonuses, which would range from $200 to $1,000 would be for workers who don't benefit from the salary increase and would be grated based on length of service.

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  • Airbus shares fall despite record deliveries and strong orders in 2017
Airbus shares fall despite record deliveries and strong orders in 2017

Reports circulated before the Dubai Air Show in November that a major A380 sale would be coming. "If we can't work out a deal with Emirates I think there is no choice but to shut down the program", Leahy added. Leahy bagged 1,109 net orders , with 841 of those coming in December. Workers arrive at the Airbus factory in Hamburg, Germany, where ...

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  • GM Looking To Launch A Fully Autonomous Car In 2019
GM Looking To Launch A Fully Autonomous Car In 2019

GM, which also tests in Phoenix, said in a safety report slated to be released Friday that for every 1,000 miles of autonomous driving, its auto needed to make 1,462 left turns in San Francisco, compared with 919 in the Phoenix suburbs.

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  • Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam
Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam

The court had acquitted six accused including former Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) leader Jagannath Mishra. Special CBI judge Shivpal Singh announced the sentence after hearing arguments on quantum of sentencing. "An open jail is best for these people (convicts), as they also have experience of cow farming", the judge was quoted as saying by ...

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  • Charles Schwab Stock Downgraded on Valuation by JMP Securities
Charles Schwab Stock Downgraded on Valuation by JMP Securities

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since January 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. Quadrant Cap Mgmt Ltd Company owns 5,109 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Its up 0.02, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 20 investors sold PENN shares while 57 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions ...

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  • Short Interest in Marathon Oil Co. (MRO) Drops By 12.7%
Short Interest in Marathon Oil Co. (MRO) Drops By 12.7%

Schroder Investment Grp has invested 0.01% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). The stock decreased 3.16% or $4.08 during the last trading session, reaching $125.19. Cls Invs Limited Co accumulated 310 shares. Blue Chip Partners owns 1,982 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Moreover, Fjarde Ap has 0.14% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corporation...

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  • Democratic senators question Trump's NKorea tweets
Democratic senators question Trump's NKorea tweets

In a blog post the company said its goal "is to serve and help advance the global, public conversation" and therefore would not remove content from elected leaders. "No one person's account drives Twitter's growth, or influences these decisions", the company added. Twitter declined to take the videos down from Trump's account - saying first that ...

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  • What's more likely than winning the lottery?
What's more likely than winning the lottery?

Naji said. "If you get lucky, you get lucky". He said he only bought one ticket for each drawing. Kilbane says there were about $3 million in Mega Millions sales just for the one drawing earlier this week and about $4.5 million for the Powerball.

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  • FCC Chairman Backs Out of CES 2018 Appearance
FCC Chairman Backs Out of CES 2018 Appearance

Update: Recode is reporting that Pai's cancelled CES appearance is the result of death threats being made against him. The last month of 2017 was a busy one for lobbyists and telecom attorneys as the Federal Communications Commission voted to overturn its 2015 net neutrality rules and teed up further review of its media ownership rul...

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  • Spain manufacturing sector posts more solid growth in December
Spain manufacturing sector posts more solid growth in December

This is for the fifth consecutive month that the index has come in above 50-point mark that separates expansion from contraction. The headline Nikkei Malaysia (PMI) ― a composite single-figure indicator of manufacturing performance ― fell from 52.0 in November to 49.9 in December, signalling a broad stagnation in the goods-producing economy f...

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  • Supply discipline and demand to prop up oil prices in 2018
Supply discipline and demand to prop up oil prices in 2018

The US Energy Department said crude stocks fell 4.6 million barrels in the latest week. Inventories excluding the nation's strategic reserve have declined more than 11 per cent in the a year ago. "The key driver for the oil market this year has been that the OPEC and Russian production cuts were introduced, complied with and extended", said Ric Spo...

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  • Instagram will now include 'recommended posts' in your feeds
Instagram will now include 'recommended posts' in your feeds

These posts are suggested based on posts liked by accounts you follow. The implementation of the suggested/recommended posts is a big change for the Instagram's users to easily explore more things in their circle. Instagram has been rolling out new features over the past months, with one of them being the ability to follow hashtags in the sa...

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  • Apple Gives Tim Cook A Big Raise, Requires CEO To Fly Private
Apple Gives Tim Cook A Big Raise, Requires CEO To Fly Private

Cook's actual salary saw a comparatively smaller $57,692 increase, but the bulk of his nearly $4 million raise came from performance-based cash bonuses. The payout was a part of the huge welcome package that Apple gave Cook after he succeeded Steve Jobs in 2011. The company has made a decision to spend after Cook's security as well.

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  • SoftBank buys Uber shares at 30pc discount as investors cash out
SoftBank buys Uber shares at 30pc discount as investors cash out

Earlier reports have indicated that Dragoneer Investment Group and existing Uber backer General Atlantic may be among the interested parties. Misra said in a statement that SoftBank has "tremendous confidence in Uber's leadership and employees".

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife, Mother To Meet Him Today In Pakistan
Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife, Mother To Meet Him Today In Pakistan

Having lost her brother four years back in Pakistan , Kaur said she could fully understand what Jadhav's family must be going through at this hour. "As Jadhav's wife and mother were leaving, they thanked Pakistan, the FO, me, my team", Dr Faisal said.

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  • After-Christmas sales- shoppers filling the stores, looking for bargains
After-Christmas sales- shoppers filling the stores, looking for bargains

Duchacek is nearly a year ahead of schedule, as she was shopping the day after Christmas 2017. "I'm just like, why would you get me this?" "I got a lot of money yesterday and a lot of gift cards", said one shopper. Many stores plan to extend their after Christmas Day sales until the start of the new year. "It's just the a year ago we're going t...

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