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.

Eurozone business activity speeds up in November

24 Nov, 2016

The strong run of data offers some hope that the economy may be at the start of a more solid cyclical upturn. The ECB next meets on December 8 and economists polled by Reuters last week expect it to announce an extension to its 80 billion euros a month bond purchase programme that is now scheduled to end in March 2017.

News Sentiment For SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ:SCTY)

19 Nov, 2016

Cost of manufacturing and installation will be cheaper than traditional roof and that is without considering the savings in electricity bills. "So the basic proposition would be 'Would you like a roof that looks better than a normal roof , last twice as long, cost less and by the way generates electricity?' Why would you get anything else?'" Tesla CEO Elon Musk announces the company's new solar roof product on October 28, 2016.

Banks to exchange old notes only for their own customers on Saturday

19 Nov, 2016

So they will not exchange the old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from customers of other banks. Rishi, however, said banks were not facing any shortage of cash. The decision followed Finance Minister's defence in his address to the Indian Economic Forum in the evening that the reducing number of queues would return banks to normalcy in the next one week or two.

Latest Analyst Ratings For Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR)

19 Nov, 2016

Amplify Snack Brands has a one year low of $9.15 and a one year high of $17.53. Goldman Sachs initiated it with "Neutral" rating and $18 target price in Monday, August 31 report. (NYSE:GWB) share price closed at $38.58. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website .

De Blasio meets with Trump, says many in NYC are fearful

18 Nov, 2016

NY mayor tells Trump will ´protect´ immigrants was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 16, 2016 and was last updated on November 16, 2016. De Blasio would only tell reporters about issues he raised with the President-elect and would not characterize the tone of the meeting or Trump's responses.

Hiring practices trigger $264 million in FCPA fines for JPMorgan

18 Nov, 2016

The regulators said during a seven-year period the bank hired approximately 100 interns and full-time employees "at the request of foreign government officials, enabling the firm to win or retain business resulting in more than $100m in revenues to JPMorgan".

Subaru Viziv-7 SUV concept revealed at LA motor show

18 Nov, 2016

While Subaru is thin on the details with the Viziv 7, this three-row family hauler promises to make good on the Tribeca's transgressions. A spokesman for Subaru's U.S. Subaru VIZIV is derived from Vision for Innovation, and is a concept series embodying the future vision of vehicle development for "enjoyment and peace of mind" that Subaru wants to provide to customers.

Ex-Valeant, Philidor execs charged with fraud

18 Nov, 2016

In November, Tanner sought permission to open a new dermatology-focused pharmacy in Arizona, according to documents filed by the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy . But he was quickly hired by Philidor before that company went under in the wake of the accounting scandal and evaporation of Valeant's business. The criminal complaint alleges Davenport then allegedly kicked back almost $10 million to Tanner.

Locals Spread Joy Through Operation Christmas Child

18 Nov, 2016

Click on "Pack a Shoebox/Follow Your Box Label". Sun, Nov. 20: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The court case came in the official collection week for the shoeboxes, packed by children throughout the world with pens, colouring pencils, paper, small toys and other gifts for sending to countries in Africa and elsewhere.

Demonetisation: Finance minister clarifies Mallya's loans written off 'only in books'

17 Nov, 2016

Referring to the Mallya loan issue as a "terrible legacy" which the NDA government had inherited from the UPA, Jaitley said, "Written off does not mean waiver". The loans have been moved to an Advance Under Collection Account (AUCA), including around '596 crore from KS Oil. There is a very robust process for following up all these loans for recovery including monthly review by management and quarterly review by board.

Germany at heart of more modest growth in the eurozone

16 Nov, 2016

Economists warn that Germany's weak performance may drag down the wider eurozone growth rate. Greece also registered growth of 0.5% for the quarter with 1.5% annual growth following two consecutive quarterly contractions. It also increased separately by 1.5 per cent and 3.1 per cent in the first and second quarters this year. The figures followed data earlier Tuesday from Germany that showed export weakness caused the German GDP growth rate to halve in the third quarter to 0.2%, below the ...

American Apparel abandons United Kingdom stores, resumes talks with bidders

10 Nov, 2016

The US fashion chain's 13 United Kingdom stores look set to close after falling foul of the tough trading conditions in Britain and America. Administrators from United Kingdom -based restructuring firm KPMG said American Apparel's 13 stores were placed in administration, a process similar to chapter 11 in the U.S.

Arizona US judge denies voter harassment order

07 Nov, 2016

Democratic Party lawyers argued in a New Jersey court on Friday that the Republican Party was co-ordinating with Mr Trump to intimidate voters , accusations the Grand Old Party (GOP) denies in that state and in five others where Democrats are waging similar battles.

East Midlands Airport calls for more support after Heathrow announcement

01 Nov, 2016

This is just one of a series of major infrastructure investments that will create jobs and opportunities for every part of the UK. The runway is due to bring 77,000 additional local jobs over the next 14 years. It is also a major economic driver for the south-east region, generating around 21,000 on-airport jobs and a further 10,000 jobs through related activities.

Judge Approves VW's $14.7 Billion Settlement Over Emissions Scandal

26 Oct, 2016

It marked a pivotal moment for VW as the company tries to move past a scandal that has engulfed it since September 2015, when Volkswagen admitted that it had installed secret software in diesel cars to make them appear cleaner than they really were, Automotive News said.

Trump brand loses luster with affluent

26 Oct, 2016

The survey revealed that about 61% of travel agents said they are recommending Trump-branded hotels and resorts less often since Trump began his presidential bid. At the new Trump International Hotel in D.C, rates fell below $500, while almost every other five-star hotel was sold out for the International Monetary Fund conference.

Iowa's unemployment rate unchanged at 4.2 percent

23 Oct, 2016

Johns County had the second-lowest unemployment rate in the state during September at 3.7 percent. This is one of those unemployment report where the uptick in the unemployment rate is nearly meaningless, compared to other numbers, at least as far as Flagler County's economy is concerned.

BAT offers to buy US tobacco firm Reynolds

22 Oct, 2016

The FTSE 100 company has proposed paying $47bn (£39bn) for the 57.8% of the shares it does not already own in United States rival Reynolds . Cravath Swaine & Moore and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) are advising FTSE 100 giant British American Tobacco (BAT) on its $47bn (£38.4bn) approach for Reynolds American.

Bank of Canada drops economic growth outlook

20 Oct, 2016

The Bank of Canada just came much closer to cutting interest rates than anyone would have dreamed before Wednesday's rate announcement. But the bank ultimately kept the rate where it's been since July 2015, as analysts had widely expected. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Asked about the potential cost of the measures to the economy, Poloz compared it to buying insurance against the possibility of another economic shock or recession.

Samsung Offering Note 7 Exchanges, Refunds at Some US Airports

18 Oct, 2016

The ban has come after US Department of Transportation issued an emergency order to ban the gadget on all flights to and from the country on Friday. In September Samsung issued a recall of the original exploding devices after dozens of them caught fire or emitted smoke. Samsung users we spoke with do not have the Galaxy note 7, but are still disappointed.

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