Cleveland opens ALCS with 2-0 win against Toronto; NLCS starts tonight

16 Oct, 2016

Cleveland has scratched Game 2 starter Trevor Bauer after he sliced the pinky finger on his pitching hand while working on one of his drones. Don't know about you guys but we're really glad @CKluber is on our side. The 25-year-old hopped off the field without putting weight on his right leg and went straight to the Blue Jays clubhouse. On Friday, they went 0-for-5, stranding eight total runners.


South Africa's credit rating in jeopardy over Gordhan prosecution

14 Oct, 2016

Gordhan will appear in court on November 2 to hear charges he cost the South African Revenue Service (SARS) 1.1 million rand ($79,000) by approving early retirement for a deputy commissioner in 2010 and re-hiring him as a consultant. The accusations relate to his alleged approval of generous severance packages for a former senior official in the South African Revenue Service and the head of the National Prosecuting Authority.


Snapchat Preparing for IPO for March, Valuing Company at $25 Billion

07 Oct, 2016

In May, Snap was valued at $17.8 billion in its last funding round. According to a technology website, the company worked with investment bankers for the IPO to be at the end of this year or early next year. Snapchat is looking for a valuation of about $25 billion or higher. Cathy Boyle, principal analyst at eMarketer, recently said Snapchat's bright outlook has everything to do with its young user base.


Deutsche Bank needs to reassure markets: International Monetary Fund official

06 Oct, 2016

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, will be leading a Government delegation to Washington DC today to attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WB). Weak profitability in a low-interest-rate, low-growth environment could erode European banks' buffers over time, undermining their ability to support an economic recovery and weakening stability.


Wells Fargo to pay $24.1 million for improper repossession of servicemembers' cars

04 Oct, 2016

The powerful Southwest Side alderman, who has a reputation for introducing plans that garner media attention but don't get enacted, said the Finance Committee would consider it at a meeting Wednesday prior to the full council meeting, but did not specify whether a vote will be taken then on the measure.


Canada 'working closely' with auto industry to bring investment, minister says

30 Sep, 2016

The GM logo is seen at the General Motors Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan October 26, 2015. "Look, it's fair for people always to want more, but the simple facts are that these are well paid, middle class jobs in a tough industry, and these are tough jobs so they deserve every nickel they make, but our ultimate goal is about solidifying the parts for the present so that there's something to build on for the future, and that's what this whole set of negotiations was ...


Apple to make landmark Battersea Power Station its new London home

29 Sep, 2016

And of course, once completed, the UFO-style U.S. headquarters - created to fit 13,000 people within 2.8 million square feet - will dwarf them both. According to the Evening Standard , who first broke the news, Apple will move 1,400 employees from eight locations from around England's capital to "a new Apple campus".


NY governor saddened by allegations against aide

26 Sep, 2016

It said one scheme involved efforts by Percoco , Cuomo's "right-hand-man", to obtain bribes from company executives, which he sometimes funneled through bank accounts and a shell company Howe set up. Governor Andrew Cuomo's best friend and body man was taken into custody by the Federal Bureau of Investigation this morning as one of nine former government employees, lobbyists, and developers indicted for bribery and corruption in the highest levels of state government.


Lennar to buy WCI for $643 million

23 Sep, 2016

WCI now has 35 days to shop for a better offer. United States housing giant Lennar Inc (NYSE:LEN) is buying rival WCI Communities Inc (NYSE:WCIC) for US$643mln, boosting the latter's shares. The Company will not disclose developments with respect to the solicitation process unless and until the Board has made a decision with respect to any potential superior proposal.


Macfarlane Group PLC Announces Dividend of GBX 0.55 (MACF)

18 Sep, 2016

The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the GBX 588.99 million company. About 2.67M shares traded hands or 84.14% up from the average. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Vodafone Group Plc now shows a Weekly Performance of -2.58%, where Monthly Performance is -6.03%, Quarterly performance is -3%, 6 Months performance is -3.39% and yearly performance percentage is -8.22%.


Burritos in the sky: Chipotle tests drone deliveries

11 Sep, 2016

But here's where things get interesting - the drone will then take off, fly to its intended target, and hover in place. Thanks to the power of technology and a Google experiment by Project Wing, you could soon have that burrito delivered to your door by drone.


Noonan not surprised by commissioner's comment on Apple tax ruling

11 Sep, 2016

The cause of it all is that ubiquitous company, Apple , whose products adorn hip pockets and handbags, office desks, home studies and even bedrooms in many parts of the world. It also highlights the fragile and unpredictable nature of commitments on tax incentives made by governments in Europe and in Ireland in particular. "We are not a politicised commission we are a political commission with a political will, and this political will is clearly to fight tax evasion, tax fraud, and ...


Oil price fall in Asia following sharp gains

11 Sep, 2016

At about 0250 GMT, US benchmark West Texas Intermediate was down 40 cents at United States dollars 47.22 and Brent fell 44 cents to USD 49.55. Oil prices shot up on Thursday after USA government data showed the biggest weekly drop in stockpiles last week since January 1999 as Gulf Coast imports slumped to the lowest on record.


TSX rises, led by gold mining stocks after weak United States data

10 Sep, 2016

The coffee and doughnut chain's owner Restaurant Brands International Inc was up 1.9 per cent at $63.52. National Bank of Canada reported a 6-percent increase in quarterly profit, benefiting from a recent acquisition that enabled it to beat market expectations.


SpaceX scouring data for clues to launch pad explosion

08 Sep, 2016

The trouble appears to have originated somewhere near the liquid oxygen tank in the upper stage. "Cause still unknown. More soon", Musk tweeted. "Fortunately, we have developed other technologies like Aquila that will connect people as well.


US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics

08 Sep, 2016

The Secretary added that the United States is still keeping the door open to working with Russian Federation "wherever and whenever our interests align". "That is true before the Brexit vote and it is true today after the Brexit vote", Carter said. In last weekend's talks, top diplomats from the USA and Russia, as well as President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, struggled to keep alive negotiations to end the bloodshed between US -backed rebels and Syria's government.


Japan Calls For 'united and clear' UN Message To North Korea

08 Sep, 2016

Such launches represent a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions that ban the North from any activity using ballistic missile technology over concern that it can be used to develop long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons.


Ayton Picks Arizona Over UK, Kansas

07 Sep, 2016

Ayton played part of his high school career at Balboa City High School, a school which had no athletic programs prior to Ayton's arrival , before he transferred to Hillcrest, where the academic credentials have since been called into question as well.


Iran, Russia to start work on nuclear reactors

02 Sep, 2016

Albright served as an inspector with the UN International Atomic Energy Agency team that investigated former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's nuclear weapons program. However, we have learned that some nuclear stocks and facilities were not in accordance with JCPOA limits on Implementation Day, but in anticipation the Joint Commission had earlier and secretly exempted them from the JCPOA limits.


Dollar gives up gains, jobs data in focus

02 Sep, 2016

As the dollar lost ground and United States bond yields drifted lower once again, selling pressure on gold eased with a rally back to just above $1,310 during Thursday's Asian session. A payrolls processor showed U.S. private employers added 177,000 jobs in August, above economists' forecasts and supporting expectations for Friday's closely watched USA payrolls report to be strong.


Nigeria's Economy to Perform Better in H2 after Slide into Recession

01 Sep, 2016

An economy is said to have entered recession if the GDP contracts over two consecutive quarters. The office of the vice president, who oversees economic policy, said in a statement it expected a "better economic outlook" for the second half of 2016 "because numerous challenges faced in the first half either no longer exist or have eased".


Oil falls on Iranian production vow, rising dollar

31 Aug, 2016

This is after Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid Al-Falih stated in the week prior that he does not trust any "significant intervention" in the oil market is needed. "If the negotiations come to a close" without an agreement "we will start to find a way in order to sell our oil because we need money, either to Iran or other countries", he said by telephone.


India's Tata Motors Q1 net profit halves on forex loss post-Brexi

27 Aug, 2016

C Ramakrishnan, chief financial officer, said the company can not predict whether the foreign exchange impact would continue, but added that it would be cautious and closely monitor and assess market conditions in Britain and the EU. "On top of that, JLR operating profit was also hit by lower local market incentives and higher depreciation and amortisation expenses". The earnings of the company, whose consolidated results include that of its arm Jaguar Land Rover, came under pressure after ...


Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) , Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

27 Aug, 2016

Yet online sales are growing almost 25 percent per annum. Amazon.com is still an existential threat, but Best Buy is figuring out how to hold its own. NorthRock Partners LLC raised its stake in Best Buy by 38.3% in the first quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.24, for a total value of $12,831,520.00.


Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

26 Aug, 2016

The program, launched in August 2012, has provided more than 700,000 free epinephrine auto-injectors and educational resources to more than 65,000 schools nationwide to help them be prepared for anaphylaxis events among students. Tom Cahill at U.S. Uncut wrote , "However, in 2007, Mylan Pharmaceuticals acquired the rights to the EpiPen and immediately started raising the price".


Manchester United vs Southampton: 5 key takeaways from the game

26 Aug, 2016

Former Liverpool striker Collymore discussed the impact of Ibrahimovic ahead of United's trip to promoted side Hull City at KC Stadium on Saturday evening. The long-awaited showdown of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will be on full display. Despite breaking the 50-goal barrier for Paris Saint-Germain last season, some argued that, at 34, Ibrahimovic was past his best and that the Premier League would prove to be a much more hard proposition than Ligue 1.


J.M. Smucker Co. (SJM) Receives Hold Rating from Morgan Stanley

25 Aug, 2016

Smucker even said earlier this year that retailers are increasingly looking at pet snacks as a new category separate from regular food, and are allocating more space to it. In essence, the P/E ratio of Newell Brands Inc. specifies the dollar amount an investor can anticipate to invest in the company to receive one dollar of the company's earnings .


Aetna Bails On Obamacare, Leaves Some Arizona Residents High And Dry

19 Aug, 2016

The company said more healthy people were needed to purchase insurance through the exchanges to offset the cost of covering less healthy people. In the letter to the DOJ, Aetna said it would be a while before the company recouped the more than two years worth of investments it made in the government-subsidized insurance plans under Obamacare, Reuters reports .


Did Chris Christie let Donald Trump slide on NJ taxes?

18 Aug, 2016

The report noted that the state had fought with the casinos over the unpaid taxes for six years, during which time Trump served as chairman and CEO of the organization. Trump attended Christie's inauguration in 2010. Trump's problems with the state intensified in February 2007, when the state filed papers in court saying auditors had discovered discrepancies that raised "numerous additional questions regarding the accuracy" of the Trump casinos' tax returns.


Donald Trump: 'Cheating' is only way Hillary Clinton will win Pennsylvania

17 Aug, 2016

Given the history of violence at Trump's rallies ― and his tendency to encourage it ― it's not hard to imagine his supporters getting confrontational at polling places. Recent polls have found Trump lagging Clinton by an average of 9 percentage points in Pennsylvania. This, of course, doesn't include Trump's alleged, unproven voter fraud .



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