Wednesday July 26-th, 2017

Columbia Man Charged In Terrorist Plot After FBI Sting

The criminal complaint was signed on Sunday and made public Tuesday following Hester's initial court appearance. Hester was indicted for his role in making preparations to launch a terrorist attack with persons he believed were members of ISIS, b...

Recalls: Allergens and continued Listeria concerns

Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, notified Sargento that it supplied the company with a Longhorn Colby cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocyctogenes. Sargento Foods Inc. has expanded the number of cheese varieties that ...

Oppenheimer Encouraged on First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Despite Frazzled Shareholders Oppenheimer Encouraged on First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Despite Frazzled Shareholders

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Company price to earnings (P/E) ratio, which measures the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price, is calculated as 6.87. & global copyright and trademark legislation. Capital World Investors now o...

Penalty rates decision praised and scorned

The Fair Work Commission has chose to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates in the retail , fast food , hospitality and pharmacy sectors, however Sunday wages will not drop to the same level as Saturday rates. "That suggests that if y...

FOMC Minutes: Fed Has Ample Time To Respond If Inflation Pressures Emerge

In December it boosted its key rate by 0.25 percentage points to a new range of 0.5% to 0.75%. Shepherdson said he thinks the next increase is more likely in May than March, unless there is a big increase in employment in February, but other anal...

Spark NZ says consumers will benefit from decision to turn down merger Spark NZ says consumers will benefit from decision to turn down merger

The merger is due to be decided by the regulator on Thursday. Spark welcomed the decision by the High Court and, with the other companies also opposed to the merger - 2 Degrees and Internet NZ - is now considering its legal options. Under the Comme...

Gold steady as investors look for rate hike clues from Fed Gold steady as investors look for rate hike clues from Fed

The minutes on the Fed's January 31-Feb. Precious metals prices pared losses on weaker-than-expected USA economic data on Tuesday, after falling 1 per cent on renewed expectations of an increase in United States interest rates next month that push...

Amazon strikes back at Walmart's free 2-day shipping offer Amazon strikes back at Walmart's free 2-day shipping offer

A year ago, Amazon hiked its free shipping minimum for non-Prime customers from $35 to $49. The return to $35 is likely a response to Walmart's new free two-day shipping option for all orders over $35. The game that Amazon itself started (free, f...

Flu still widespread in Alabama, but season may be peaking

There were 6,082 laboratory-confirmed influenza reports for the week ending February 11, a 14 percent increase over the week before, the the New York State Department of Health reported . "It appears we are starting to get more in line with "normal"...

BHP Billiton plc 44.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital

Rival miner Rio Tinto also surprised investors earlier this month with a higher dividend and a $500m share buyback. On Tuesday, BHP reported a net profit of US$3.20 billion for the six months through December, compared with a loss of US$5.67 billio...

Australia: At least 5 dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

It comes as the fifth victim of the doomed flight has been identified as 67-year-old Texas retiree John Washburn. The plane can carry up to eight passengers. "Russ was enjoying retirement, and doing what he loved nearly more than practicing law - pla...

Bye Bye, Bao Bao: Panda leaves Washington for China Bye Bye, Bao Bao: Panda leaves Washington for China

She won't be watching movies on an iPad, but a stash of bamboo snacks, apples and sweet potatoes will keep her occupied. Bao Bao is one of two pandas born at the zoo moved to China as part of an agreement. One of the National Zoo's beloved giant pa...

UK January Budget Surplus Highest Since 2000

January is usually a strong month for the government finances with strong quarterly inflows of corporate tax receipts and individual self-assessment tax receipts which pushes the budget into monthly surplus. That was smaller than a forecast for a sur...

Verizon cuts $350M from price to acquire Yahoo

Marni Walden, Verizon executive vice-president and president of Product Innovation and New Businesses, said: "We have always believed this acquisition makes strategic sense". It will also assume 50 percent liability for lawsuits stemming from ...

Simon & Schuster Cancels Book From Right-Wing Speaker Milo Yiannopoulos Simon & Schuster Cancels Book From Right-Wing Speaker Milo Yiannopoulos

In his tweet, Schlapp said of the reason for inviting Yiannopoulos in the first place: "We initially extended the invitation knowing that the free speech issue on college campuses is a battlefield where we need courageous, conservative standard-bea...

Iran's heavy crude surpasses light crude in price

To help the market in stabilizing itself, the OPEC sources reported that the supply curbing pact could be either deepened or extended if all big producers showed a little bit of " effective cooperation ". Note that U.S. inventory data is delayed a da...

Kraft in swift reversal on Unilever bid, hitting shares

USA food maker Kraft Heinz Co., which had offered $143 billion in cash and stock to buy the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company, said it has amicably agreed to withdraw its proposal for a combination of the two companies. Thus, it is better to call ...

Tornadoes Damage Dozens of Homes In San Antonio Area

At least 100 structures were damaged in the storm, many of which were homes. Another EF-1 tornado hit the Quarry/Linda Drive area, officials said. Authorities said the fire was under control. As of 3:30 a.m. At the height of the outages, CPS Ener...

Congress contacts EC, wants it to exercise constitutional powers to derecognise BJP

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury also slammed the Prime Minister. Modi on Sunday had said , "If a graveyard is made in a village, it should also have a cremation ground; if a village gets electricity during Ramzan, it should also get the same during Diwal...

Global weapons sales highest since end of Cold War Global weapons sales highest since end of Cold War

Its arms exports increased by 21 per cent compared with 2007-11. In the Middle East, arms imports jumped by 86 percent between 2012 and 2016, accounting for 29 percent of global weapons purchases. In terms of buying weapons, India is now the la...

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