Thursday May 25-th, 2017

Elaine Chao's record suggests skepticism on new safety regs

Besides her service in the Bush Administration, she has been President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of America, Director of the Peace Corps and Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Whether it's integrating drones into the national airspace, depl...

Traders Alert: JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB)

This showed the surprise of 27.9% in the last quarter earnings. The mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Dec 16 is $1.62B by 11 analysts. Exane Derivatives raised its position in shares of JetBlue Airways Corp.by 173.3% in the secon...

Trump to nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary

Price , an orthopedic surgeon, has been a vocal critic of the Affordable Care Act and has introduced bills proposing a replacement to the healthcare law in every Congress since 2009, the New York Times reported . She led Indiana's health reform ...

World's oldest living person celebrates 117th birthday

Emma Morano is the oldest living person in the world, and the only one left who has touched three centuries. Morano's one true love was a boy killed during World War I, and she did not intend to marry anyone else, she told Italian media outlet La ...

Beef Tallow In New £5 Notes?

The Bank of England began the switch to polymer banknotes because they are supposed to last longer and offer more security features. It has been introduced to increase the durability of the notes, as they are now waterproof, harder to tear, and har...

Autumn Statement: Government set to borrow more as economy slows down

Britain's new Chancellor will borrow billions of pounds more money to build roads and instal lightening speed broadband as independent forecasters claim Britain's economy is poised to take a £60bn Brexit hit. OBR chairman Robert Chote said this would...

VICA Praises Injunction Against Overtime Rule VICA Praises Injunction Against Overtime Rule

A federal judge in Texas has issued an injunction on an regulation that would extend overtime pay to more than 4 million workers. A federal judge Tuesday halted an Obama administration rule on overtime pay that could have made as many as 90,000 wor...

Chicago O'Hare airport workers plan Thanksgiving strike

Service Employees International Union is helping the workers organize the strike. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the nation's busiest airport, with 3.7 million passengers expected to travel this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.

OPEC Experts Resume Talks on Oil Output Cut, Delegates Upbeat

West Texas Intermediate for January delivery fell as much as 2.2 per cent and was down 84 cents, or 1.7 per cent, at $US47.40 a barrel as of 12.50pm on the New York Mercantile Exchange. "The odds of OPEC getting a deal done continue to rise but the r...

Pilots at Lufthansa strike for 4th day already, 137 flights canceled Pilots at Lufthansa strike for 4th day already, 137 flights canceled

Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa , canceled 830 short- and medium-haul flights on Friday affecting 100,000 passengers after a pilots' strike entered its third day in a long-running dispute over wages. Vereinigung Cockpit wants an average ann...

South Africa's scandal-plagued Zuma to face ANC integrity panel South Africa's scandal-plagued Zuma to face ANC integrity panel

While Cosatu said it backed Ramaphosa because of his strong union roots and contribution to the country's Constitution, Numsa believed the democratic Constitution ensured black people stayed out of the economy. The federation announced its support fo...

South Africa's Zuma To Challenge Influence-Peddling Report Implicating Him South Africa's Zuma To Challenge Influence-Peddling Report Implicating Him

The post COSATU: It is Ramaphosa, not Zuma, for president appeared first on The Independent Uganda:. Zuma's appearance before the panel could deepen divides within the ANC as it gears up for a national conference next year when the 74-year-old ...

Zuma to face ANC integrity commission Zuma to face ANC integrity commission

South Africa's main trade union group and a member of the ruling political alliance will campaign for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ruling party leader, it said in a statement on Thursday. So Jacob Zuma is bei...

Zuma to face ANC integrity commission Zuma to face ANC integrity commission

South Africa's main trade union group and a member of the ruling political alliance will campaign for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ruling party leader, it said in a statement on Thursday. So Jacob Zuma is bei...

Wells Fargo seeks arbitration order in customer lawsuit Wells Fargo seeks arbitration order in customer lawsuit

A stock photograph showing the exterior of a Wells Fargo bank building in New York, New York. Australian Securities and Investments Commission chairman Greg Medcraft told a parliamentary committee hearing on Friday that he had in the last week wr...

South Africa's Zuma To Challenge Influence-Peddling Report Implicating Him South Africa's Zuma To Challenge Influence-Peddling Report Implicating Him

The post COSATU: It is Ramaphosa, not Zuma, for president appeared first on The Independent Uganda:. Zuma's appearance before the panel could deepen divides within the ANC as it gears up for a national conference next year when the 74-year-old ...

Pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan Pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan

People we spoke to earlier say the message the NO DAPL day of action is to ask President Obama to put a permanent stop to the pipeline. Also Tuesday, activists have called for demonstrators to protest at Army Corps of Engineers offices and offi...

Unaccounted deposits to attract 50% tax, 4 yr lock-in period Unaccounted deposits to attract 50% tax, 4 yr lock-in period

Sources said the meeting was called at short notice by the PM to apparently discuss the penalty of 200 per cent tax that is keeping away the scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from entering the formal system. It also could not be 45 per cent tax and ...

India women penalised for not playing Pakistan India women penalised for not playing Pakistan

But from the Committee have concluded that BCCI has not been able to give "Acceptable Reasons" for not playing in this series. The decision means India will miss out on automatic qualification for the 2017 World Cup in England. The International Cric...

Derrick Rose: Derrick Rose says vintage Rose is no more

In response, Rose said, "I understand both sides". "If he want to come, my door's always open", Anthony said. "If he want to come, my door's always open", Anthony said. How high you want to jump on your shot? "I was just taking my time", he sai...

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