Friday May 26-th, 2017

Venezuelan rush to unload bank notes before deadline

Meanwhile, thousands of Venezuelans rushed on Tuesday to public and private banks around the country to turn in their 100-bolivar bills, the highest denomination in the local currency. Maduro announced the measure on Sunday, to the consternation of V...

Grammy country committee rejects Beyonce song Grammy country committee rejects Beyonce song

A person familiar with the Grammy nomination process told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Beyonce submitted "Daddy Lessons" — from her album " Lemonade " — to the country category. Before this he hadn't released an album since 2006's Futu...

Italy's largest bank to shed jobs in aggressive overhaul Italy's largest bank to shed jobs in aggressive overhaul

Chief executive Jean Pierre Mustier, who took over in July, said there were no loopholes for underwriters to pull away and he said the bank's plans had not been affected by last week's resignation of Italy's prime minister after defeat in a referendu...

Watching Queen Bey? Court Papers Claim Uber Employees Spied on Beyonce

The company pointed to workers that needed data for their roles, such as anti-fraud experts, or employees that validate driver insurance documents or investigate traffic incidents. While employees who are caught tracking customer data without permiss...

Monsanto shareholders approve Bayer's $57 billion takeover

The shareholders also approved the proposal to approve on an advisory basis certain compensation that may be paid or become payable to the company's named executives in connection with the merger. Both companies say the merger will help farmers, and ...

Iran seals $17 bln Boeing deal, close to Airbus order

It follows previous agreements signed with Airbus and ATR, and means that Iran now has outstanding orders for more than 200 Western-built aircraft. Iran Air has ordered 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes. "An Airbus delegation has arrived in Teh...

Google Home starts Netflix, Google Photos integration Google Home starts Netflix, Google Photos integration

Netflix is heading to Google Home any day now: Google's smart speaker will soon be able to start the playback of movies and TV shows from Netflix to any Chromecast-equipped TV upon hearing a simple voice command. This is where you'll see Netflix ...

Gas Prices Soar in Michigan, Indiana, Hawaii, and Ohio

That compares to the national average that has increased 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.21. Gas prices in OH are up 21 cents compared with this time a month ago. ($2.504). On Saturday, representatives from a number of non-OPEC oil-pr...

London House Prices Are Having Their Worst December in Years London House Prices Are Having Their Worst December in Years

The growth was driven by strong price gains in cheaper property with the average price now £295,276, according to the data from the LSL/Acadata house price index. However, it added buyer activity was unusually strong, with sales agreed up 5.2 per cen...

Church gunman Dylann Roof laughed after confessing to Federal Bureau of Investigation Church gunman Dylann Roof laughed after confessing to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Jurors in the federal hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof, accused of killing nine people at a historic black church in SC a year ago, on Friday watched a video of the avowed white supremacist calmly telling investigators "I did it". He responded: "Th...

Trump expected to pick Puzder for Labor

He has argued against raising the federal minimum wage, which is $7.25 an hour, no higher than $9 an hour. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which he will soon oversee, the median annual wage for rocket scientists in 2015 was roughly...

Oil steady around $50 on doubts over OPEC output cu

Brent, the global benchmark, fell 43 cents, or 0.8% to $53.50 a barrel. OPEC will still implement its cut of 1.2 million bpd even if Russian Federation becomes the only non-member to contribute, OPEC member Nigeria said on Wednesday. "Focus at the ...

Non-Opec nations said to agree to oil production cuts Non-Opec nations said to agree to oil production cuts

Novak said talks between OPEC and non-OPEC had been rescued after Saudi Arabia replaced veteran oil minister Ali al-Naimi with Falih, who "had fresh views and ideas". Even in the latest round of cuts, it's not yet clear how much will be Iran's share....

Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control' Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control'

Sen. Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington where the jets will be built, tweaked Trump and praised Boeing workers, whose jobs would be at risk if the contract were canceled. The Wall Street Journal reports the two current Air Force One pl...

European Central Bank chief sees potential turmoil from elections

The dollar rose broadly on Friday as U.S. bond yields rose, while the euro sank after the European Central Bank's decision to extend its debt-buying programme, even as it cut the size of its purchases, disappointed currency bulls. "How long a chosen ...

'Hard work starts now' for British Canoeing after UK Sport funding allocated

British Basketball has now teamed up with British Handball and British Volleyball to lobby UK Sport to allocate a maximum of 10% of their budget for team sports across winter and summer Olympics and Paralympics, in acknowledgement that team sports fa...

To work in US: Glassdoor To work in US: Glassdoor

The top spot went to Bain & Company , a management consulting firm. Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. "I can guarantee yo...

Foxconn says in preliminary discussions to expand its US operations

As part of Trump's campaign platform, the former reality star said he would get big companies such as Apple to build its products in the US. Trump tweeted that Son told him Softbank's investment would not have happened if Trump hadn't won the...

Vienna: Pakistan highlights its nuclear security credentials at IAEA conference Vienna: Pakistan highlights its nuclear security credentials at IAEA conference

We need an ethic of responsibility, solidarity, and cooperative security adequate to the task of controlling the power of nuclear technology. In a statement on the second Ministerial Nuclear Security Conference of the International Atomic Energy Ag...

Court clears expenses for next two Tests Court clears expenses for next two Tests

In October, the apex court passed an order asking the board not to disburse funds to state associations until they agree of adopting adopt all the Lodha panel recommendations. "Then we will allow Rs 25 lakh per match so that you can have something in...

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