Melania Trump Announces That White House Visitation Resumes In March

17 Feb, 2017

She continues to stay in her NY apartment, while her 10-year old son, Barron , finishes school. "This life wasn't her dream - it was Donald's", said friend and celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch . More than an hour into a raucous White House news conference, President Donald Trump was asked a personal question about his wife, Melania Trump .

Protests, arrests as Mesa mom faces deportation after Trump order

13 Feb, 2017

Santos writes that Garcia de Rayos was "afraid to go to her appointment on Wednesday". Her lawyer claimed she didn't know the woman whose identity she was accused of stealing. She was consequently ordered to self-deport in 2013, but was given a pass under the Obama administration's relaxed immigration standards, which mainly targeted "violent criminals or people who pose a threat to national security".

Thomas Cook Tourists Turn to Bulgaria, Croatia Amid Terror Spree

11 Feb, 2017

It said bookings for holidays in Greece were now up by more than 40%, while Spain had also done well. Thomas Cook has put up package holiday prices by 9% and sharply increased its capacity in Greece as it faces intense competition and higher hotel costs in popular Spanish island resorts.

Snapchat is growing up, files for IPO

03 Feb, 2017

In its filing , Snap said, "Although other US -based companies have publicly traded classes of non-voting stock, to our knowledge, no other company has completed an initial public offering of non-voting stock on a USA stock exchange". In short, this user base, because of its age, is less sticky. While the Lenses are pretty cool and do attract users who come to Snapchat to use them, Snap is about to open up the technology for advertisers.

Denver radio station owner Entercom to take over CBS Radio

03 Feb, 2017

The complex merger agreement that will leave CBS shareholders with 72% of the enlarged Entercom is said to have come together in the past few weeks. The companies said they posted pro forma adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, or Ebitda, of almost $500 million on roughly $1.7 billion in revenue over the past 12 months.

India freaks out over USA plans to change high-skilled visas

02 Feb, 2017

P. Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra, one of India's largest technology outsourcing agencies and chairman of Indian industry body NASSCOM . R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM said, "Our strong suggestion is that they should carefully calibrate the conditions keeping in mind the skill shortage in the US".

Google Bites Into Apple in Global Top Brand Rankings

02 Feb, 2017

In another shakeup Lego has replaced Disney as the world's most powerful brand, with Disney slipping behind the likes of Nike, Google and Visa to settle at sixth place. Sales from Amazon's first- and third-party sales, and Prime Now represented 43% of all revenue generated in the USA online market during 2016, according to the latest data from Slice Intelligence.

Note ban shaved 0.25-0.5% off GDP growth

02 Feb, 2017

The survey quotes Pricewaterhouse Coopers which reported India's high dependence on cash in 2015. Last October, led by New Development Bank president K.V. The Economic Survey also said the implementation of wage hikes and muted tax receipts would put pressure on the fiscal deficit in 2017/18. Briefly, the costs include a contraction in cash money supply and subsequent, albeit temporary, slowdown in GDP growth; and benefits include increased digitalisation, greater tax compliance and a ...

Toyota loses top-selling automaker crown in 2016

31 Jan, 2017

Ten years ago, then-CEO Martin Winterkorn determined that Volkswagen would take the top spot from Toyota, as Toyota had taken it from General Motors . VW group - which includes Audi, Porsche, Seat, Skoda, Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini - sold a record 10.3 million vehicles previous year. Even so, Volkswagen's time at the top may be extended thanks to Donald Trump.

Johnson & Johnson pays big for Swiss biotech firm Actelion

27 Jan, 2017

The shares of R&D NewCo will be distributed to Actelion's shareholders as a stock dividend and the new unit will be launched with 1 billion francs in cash.Urs Beck, fund manager at EFG Asset Management that holds Actelion shares, hailed the transaction."J&J is a good partner with a huge distribution network".

Etihad Airways Parent Company Says Its CEO Is Leaving

25 Jan, 2017

In May past year, Etihad formed the Etihad Aviation Group with five business divisions in the aviation and travel space: the flagship airline, Etihad Airways Engineering, Etihad Airport Services, the Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners. Mr Al Mazrouei said Etihad was now embarking on a strategic review but was committed to the equity partnerships. Under his leadership, the company has provided new opportunities for thousands of Emiratis and has been a critical element in the remarkable ...

British American Tobacco to merge with Reynolds

18 Jan, 2017

Both companies were in talks about a potential deal in October, but Reynolds, known for selling Camel and Newport cigarettes, initially rejected it, Reuters reported . "We have been shareholders in Reynolds since 2004 and we have benefited from the success of the present management team's strategy, including its acquisition of Lorillard, which we supported with our own investment in 2015".

Renault under investigation for cheating on diesel emissions tests

15 Jan, 2017

Since Volkswagen Group's diesel vehicle emissions cheating case came in to light, the auto industry around the world has been in turmoil. Renault , whose biggest shareholder is the French government with a 20 percent stake, said it hasn't received any official notification about the latest developments in the investigation , which French prosecutors announced in a brief statement Friday.

Premium products help Aldi post record Christmas sales

11 Jan, 2017

Tesco boosted its sales by 1.3 per cent, and the market rewarded it by boosting its share price by 4.4 per cent. After 28 months of deflation in the market, like-for-like grocery prices have increased by 0.2 percentage points to bring a return to inflation.

Oil prices rise on hopes of output cuts plan

11 Jan, 2017

West Texas Intermediate futures were trading at $52.99/bbl, down $1, or 1.9%, compared with a session low of $52.85. The last EIA report found USA shale oil was more resilient to lower crude oil prices than initially expected. US shale production could also pivot higher in the future as data shows the number of rigs digging for oil in the USA have increased for ten straight weeks.

Facebook to Start Showing Ads Inside Videos

11 Jan, 2017

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) will start testing out mid-roll ads through which the company will be giving a chance to publishers to insert ads in the videos. The move to ad breaks comes as little surprise to publishers. That stance has also discouraged some Facebook publishers, like sports leagues, from putting valuable content on the network.

Former Employee Claims Company Lied To Investors

08 Jan, 2017

A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles claims Snapchat "will not let anything stand in the way of an IPO, including its obligations to represent material facts accurately". Pompliano raised concerns about misrepresentations to three superiors to no avail, according to the filing. He has alleged in his filings that the reason quoted for his termination was also falsified, which has made it hard for him to find another job in the industry.

Massive sand trucks added to NYC's New Year's Eve security plans

31 Dec, 2016

Although it will not be exceptionally cold during the day on Saturday, people standing outdoors for several hours in anticipation of midnight will certainly want to wear their winter clothing. This year, she said the stage is on Stanwix Street and that should open up better views. How about other livestream options? NBC will continue to play their part by hosting its traditional broadcast , kicking things off at 11:30 p.m.

Amazon patent hints at floating warehouses in the sky

30 Dec, 2016

Amazon is exploring the use of giant airships to serve as mobile, flying warehouses that could help the online retail giant deliver more of its goods by drone. IBTimes UK reached out to Amazon for comment on the patent but did not receive an immediate response. The airships themselves are described as "airborne fulfillment centres" (AFC).

JonBenet Ramsey's brother files $750 million defamation lawsuit

30 Dec, 2016

Generally speaking, the suit claims that the show, produced for CBS by independent studio Critical Content, blames then 9-year-old Burke Ramsey for killing his sister in the basement of their Boulder, Colo. James Kolar, James Fitzgerald, Stanley Burke and Werner Spitz. The lawsuit claims that while promoting the docuseries that aired in the fall, the experts concluded they may have solved who murdered JonBenet.

Dylann Roof will not call witnesses as jury mulls death penalty

29 Dec, 2016

Those in the courtroom shouldn't expect an elaborate production on his part. Roof , 22, told federal Judge Richard Gergel on Wednesday morning he plans to represent himself and will make an opening statement during the sentencing portion that is scheduled to begin Tuesday.

Vikings players share hilarious messages while stranded on team's private jet

27 Dec, 2016

The plane landed safely but Weber said as the plane was taxiing in, one of the rear main landing gears left the pavement and became stuck. A spokesperson said at 9 p.m. Paul Allen, the Vikings' radio voice who travels with the team, kept up a amusing commentary going on his Twitter feed. While holed up on the aircraft, Vikings players took to their social media accounts to document the ordeal.

California, Uber still negotiating self-driving car legality

17 Dec, 2016

This isn't the first time Uber has clashed with the state of California - the company and the state have previously faced off over whether drivers are contractors or employees. "Several cities and states have recognized that complex rules and requirements could have the unintended effect of slowing innovation", Uber said.

NZ dollar extends decline on Fed's plans for faster U.S. rate hikes

16 Dec, 2016

The U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the third quarter of this year, higher than the second quarter growth of 1.4 percent, driven by strong consumer spending; the job market continued strengthening and the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent in November, the lowest level since 2007; and the inflation has increased since earlier this year, with core inflation rate rising to 1.7 percent in October.

Mail destroyed after semi traveling from Twin Cities catches fire

15 Dec, 2016

The fire started in the engine compartment of the truck and spread from there, according to firefighters. But only a few packages were actually damaged, and they were wet rather than burned. With Christmas less than two weeks away, it's time to get packages in the mail if you haven't already. "We are grateful for the quick response of the fire department", USPS spokesman Philip Bogenberger said.

Amazon testing system that eliminates checkout lines at grocery store

07 Dec, 2016

Well, there is not need to imagine anymore because Amazon Go just made this waste-no-time vision a reality. The online retailer is now testing a smart grocery store in downtown Seattle in which customers walk in, choose their items and walk out without having to wait in line.

In Trump's victory lap, a warning to U.S. firms

05 Dec, 2016

IN officials agreed to give Carrier's parent company United Technologies Corp. "The one who is going to suffer from this is the company ... because their products are going to be more expensive", she added. "So many people are going to be buying Carrier air conditioners", he said. Mr. Trump's real hammer is his threat to impose a tariff on Carrier imports to the U.S.

S&P Core Logic Case-Shiller: September 2016

02 Dec, 2016

Among the cities in the 20-City Composite (after seasonal adjustment), all 20 cities experienced home price gains in September, up from the 14 cities reported in August. From the bottom of the market single family home prices have risen 34.2% and condo prices have gained 43.3%. Tampa house prices were up 7.5 percent in the past 12 months, while Miami saw a 6.7 percent gain.

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC) Yearly EPS Projection At $3.58

29 Nov, 2016

SL Green Realty Corp.'s target price was set to 120.81 with an IPO date at 8/15/1997. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, January 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE:SLG) exhibits a P/E ratio of 36.27 with a forward P/E of 16.43. The 50 day moving average of Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) is 25.07 whilst its 200 day moving average is 26.08.

New British bank notes fall foul of vegetarians

29 Nov, 2016

The fiver which was released in September contains animal fat , a revelation that has prompted thousands of people to sign a petition . It comes as a shock to many that the notes contain tallow- a hard substance which is made from rendered animal fat that has always been used in the making of things like soap and candles.

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