Travis Kalanick is starting an investment fund

Travis Kalanick , who co-founded Uber almost a decade ago, was ousted from his ride-hailing company after a tumultuous period past year. Kalanick also said that the fund would undertake for-profit investments in real estate, e-commerce, and... More..

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Arkansas becomes third state to require Medicaid recipients to work
by | Пятница, Марта 09, 2018

Arkansas becomes third state to require Medicaid recipients to work

More than 285,000 people are on the expansion program. "This is not about punishing anyone", the Republican governor said at a news conference with Seema Verma, who heads the Centers for Medicare and Medicai...More..

Message in a bottle found after 132 years
by | Пятница, Марта 09, 2018

Message in a bottle found after 132 years

Back in January, Tonya Illman stumbled upon a 132-year-old message in a bottle on an Australian beach. It would have ruined the note to open it, so they took it home and used a warm oven to dry it. Ship c...More..

Serena Williams Isn't Done Winning Titles
by | Пятница, Марта 09, 2018

Serena Williams Isn't Done Winning Titles

I'm just expecting to see where I am more than anything. Williams, 36, had another update regarding her comeback when she took to social media on Wednesday. Serena also admitted that her first five months of...More..

I'm Back And Ready - Serena Williams
by | Четверг, Марта 08, 2018

I'm Back And Ready - Serena Williams

It's going to take time for Serena to get her feet under her, and I advise anyone looking to bet on her to be patient. "As long as I'm moving forward, even if it's at a turtle's pace, then I'm OK with that". If...More..

ISIS Suspects Arrested in Investigation of US Embassy Terror Attack in Ankara
by | Четверг, Марта 08, 2018

ISIS Suspects Arrested in Investigation of US Embassy Terror Attack in Ankara

Embassy and other buildings are located. "Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Embassy in Ankara will be closed to the public on March 5, 2018, due to a security threat". The U.S. embassy in...More..

U.S. oil inventories drop despite jump in domestic output, DoE says
by | Четверг, Марта 08, 2018

U.S. oil inventories drop despite jump in domestic output, DoE says

A rise in US crude inventories also dented sentiment, even though stocks tend to rise at this time of year as refineries frequently close for maintenance. Alongside rising output from the USA, other non-OPEC ...More..

Allegiant to begin nonstop service to Nashville in June
by | Четверг, Марта 08, 2018

Allegiant to begin nonstop service to Nashville in June

The airport announced new non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale, FL and Myrtle Beach, SC through Allegiant air . "There is great demand for travel between these lovely cities, and we're sure that folks will ta...More..

Cheaper Amazon Prime for Medicaid Recipients
by | Четверг, Марта 08, 2018

Cheaper Amazon Prime for Medicaid Recipients

To get the lower Prime rate, you had to have an Electronic Benefits Transfer ( EBT) card , which is given to people who qualify for assistance programs like Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Suppl...More..

It's Prime time at more Whole Foods Markets
by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

It's Prime time at more Whole Foods Markets

The merger of Amazon and Whole Foods Market is bringing more benefits to more Amazon Prime members. Customers can go online or use the Prime Now app available on Android and iOS devices. Customers have ...More..

by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

Draft Brexit deal contains 'strong defence' of Good Friday Agreement

May's speech on Friday (2 March) was broadly well received in Brussels and at home among the rival factions of her Conservative Party. The EU is expected to repeat again that if the United Kingdom refuses t...More..

Gary resigns as Trump's economic adviser
by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

Gary resigns as Trump's economic adviser

It's a fraction of what it once was. "It is a concern whenever we have a president talking about trade wars". On Tuesday, news surfaced that Gary Cohn , the head of President Donald Trump's National Econ...More..

by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

Martin Midstream Partners (NASDAQ:MMLP) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

Wellington Shields & Company who had been investing in B&G Foods Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.98 billion market cap company. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Hldgs Sa holds 0.12% of it...More..

China's parliament opens focused on Xi power play
by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

China's parliament opens focused on Xi power play

Natixis speculates that the promise to open up the new-energy vehicle and financial services sectors to foreigners may be meant to assuage Donald Trump , who has complained angrily about China's market-access ...More..

Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad airports ranked world's best
by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad airports ranked world's best

In 2016, Seoul's Incheon International Airport had bagged the first place, and Mumbai and Delhi had jointly won the second place along with Singapore International Airport. More than 300 airports around the...More..

Guillermo del Toro Wins Oscar For Best Director For 'Shape Of Water'
by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

Guillermo del Toro Wins Oscar For Best Director For 'Shape Of Water'

Del Toro said studio executives heard his pitch about a fairy tale involving an amphibian god and a mute woman, told in the style of a thriller. Frances McDormand won best actor (female) award for " Three Bil...More..

Amazon's Jeff Bezos tops Forbes 2018 billionaires list
by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos tops Forbes 2018 billionaires list

Bezos leapfrogged from his previous best of $73 billion last year to a staggering $112 billion in February this year. Trump's eponymous Manhattan tower on Fifth Avenue has decreased in value by $41 million si...More..

USA indices end lower to end multi-month win streak
by | Среда, Марта 07, 2018

USA indices end lower to end multi-month win streak

The S&P 500 is now up just 0.2 percent for the year after having its best January in 20 years. Stronger-than-expected economic releases earlier lent support to markets , with the Institute for Supply Manage...More..

China sets $175bn military budget
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

China sets $175bn military budget

The finance ministry previous year said the defense budget would top 1 trillion yuan ($145 billion) for the first time, after the exact figure was initially kept out of public documents released at the start of...More..

Barton aims dig at United man for trying to 'get summers off'
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

Barton aims dig at United man for trying to 'get summers off'

Former Scotland striker James McFadden speaking on BBC Scotland's Sportsound . He's a great guy, and he gets the best out of players. "Maybe Man United and Fergie [Sir Alex Ferguson] have influenced him?" ...More..

UK Services Growth Accelerates Clearing Way For Rate Hike
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

UK Services Growth Accelerates Clearing Way For Rate Hike

UK GDP is estimated to have grown by 0.4 per cent in the final quarter of 2017. "It's too early to read too much into the February fall in the PMI, and some pull-back from January's high was always on the cards...More..

Jill: Tracking showers Monday afternoon
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

Jill: Tracking showers Monday afternoon

West Michigan will have a partly cloudy sky to start the day on Monday , but cloud cover will increase late in the day ahead of an approaching system. It could even bring a wintry mix and some snow showers for...More..

Ex-Russian spy critically ill after exposure to substance in UK
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

Ex-Russian spy critically ill after exposure to substance in UK

Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Craig Holden of Wiltshire Police explained: "We are conducting some extensive enquiries to determine exactly what led to these two people falling unconscious and clarify whet...More..

February sees further fall in United Kingdom new auto market
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

February sees further fall in United Kingdom new auto market

A part of this is a quiet auto sales period in February as the number plate changes are enforced in March. But the impact on sales due to the pressure being put on diesel-powered cars is clear, with sales down ...More..

by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

Oil Prices Rise on Libya Supply Issues

USA crude oil output rose sharply past year and the IEA forecasts growth of a further 2.7 million barrels by 2023 to bring the US total to 12.1 million barrels a day. General Electric's Bake Hughes unit reporte...More..

Amazon (AMZN) Gains As Company Eyes Bank Deals, Checking Accounts
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

Amazon (AMZN) Gains As Company Eyes Bank Deals, Checking Accounts

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday morning that Amazon is in talks with several banks to launch a "checking account-like product". Amazon.com didn't immediately return a request for comment. JPMorgan Ch...More..

Why Qualcomm Wanted the U.S. to Delay Its Annual Meeting
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

Why Qualcomm Wanted the U.S. to Delay Its Annual Meeting

The U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) on Sunday ordered Qualcomm to delay its March 8 shareholder meeting, an unprecedented move that cast new doubt on Singapore-based Broad...More..

London mayor blasts water suppliers as thaw bursts pipes across UK
by | Вторник, Марта 06, 2018

London mayor blasts water suppliers as thaw bursts pipes across UK

Meanwhile, homeowners across the United Kingdom are being urged to reduce their water usage, following concerns that widespread leaks could create a national water shortage. Suppliers warned that water supplies...More..

Kansas lawmaker wants Delta Airlines to relocate to Sunflower State
by | Понедельник, Марта 05, 2018

Kansas lawmaker wants Delta Airlines to relocate to Sunflower State

The decision riled Republican lawmakers in Delta's home state of Georgia to the point that the state senate on Thursday approved a tax bill that did not include an expected tax break for airlines . However, D...More..

Trump tariffs expected next week with no country exemptions: Wilbur Ross
by | Понедельник, Марта 05, 2018

Trump tariffs expected next week with no country exemptions: Wilbur Ross

Murphy said on ABC's "This Week". President Donald Trump said Thursday he will impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum next week, a step he said is meant to revive domestic manufact...More..