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by | February 28, 2017 | 00:57

United Airlines is part of the Star Alliance, a network of 1,300 airports that serves 190 countries on six continents. "This is exactly why I pushed for the creation of the Connecticut Airport Authority several years ago, because we see Bradley as a key economic driver in our region".

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:39

The results come after the bailed-out lender recently booked a £3.1-billion charge for its upcoming settlement with United States authorities for mis-sold mortgage-backed securities. "Assuming we can conclude our issues on RMBS this year and resolve our residual State Aid obligations, we aim to have RBS back into profit in 2018 representing a significant step towards being able to start repaying United Kingdom taxpayers for their support".

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:39

The stores it is closing represent about 13 percent to 14 percent of its current store count of about 1,000, but less than 5 percent of total annual sales. J.C. Penney, which operates about 1,000 stores, plans to release a full list of planned closures in mid-March, with almost all of the stores expected to close in the second quarter of 2017.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:38

That's a premium of 27% over Popeyes' unaffected 30-trading day volume weighted average price as of February 10, 2017, the last day before media reports surfaced regarding a potential deal. The move means that RBI grows by just a bit more, though it is still well behind the 40,000 worldwide stores maintained by Yum Brands (Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, etc.).

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:56

Moving toward the volatility measures, the price volatility of stock was 2.27% for a week and 2.56% for a month as well as price volatility's Average True Range for 14 days was 0.26. Unilever told shareholders today that it was carrying out a strategic review of its business just days after it summarily rejected a £115 billion takeover approach from Kraft Heinz .

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:50

The discourse of Israeli drones hovering over Sinai are part of IS propaganda aiming to allege that there is an absence of Egyptian sovereignty over the peninsula", he added. The images show a militant linked to the ISIS affiliate in Egypt, known as the Sinai Province, as he prepares two rockets prior to launching them from the restive Sinai Peninsula.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:53

However, Kraft Heinz signalled it would still pursue a deal. The stock grabbed 117 new institutional investments totaling 5,734,628 shares while 77 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,996,332 shares. The company's quarterly performance represents an optimistic momentum of 14.38 percent, with a surge of 1.16 percent in the stock price over the last one month.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:44

The head of South Korea's largest business conglomerate is facing his second arrest warrant in the bribery case that lead to the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in 2016. The merger strengthened the Lee family's control over Samsung . "We will do our best for the truth to be revealed in court", it said. According to JoonAng Daily , the National Pension Service also happened to be the largest shareholder of Samsung C&T - and the deal was criticized as unfair for ...

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:15

Verizon hopes to combine Yahoo's search, email and messenger assets, as well as advertising technology tools, with its AOL unit, which Verizon bought in 2015 for $4.4 billion. In September 2016, Yahoo announced that at least 500 million users were affected by a late 2014 cyber-hacking incident led by a "state-sponsored" actor.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VZ. The fund owned 378,047 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock after buying an additional 91,714 shares during the period. Its Current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.90. VZ has been the subject of several analyst reports. They issued a "hold" rating and a $53.00 price objective for the company.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:09

Pennsylvania actually improved from the 2016 report, with 4,506 bridges deemed "structurally deficient" this year, as opposed to 4,783 last year. The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) list of 55,710 deficient bridges includes high-profile spans such as Throgs Neck in New York, Yankee Doodle in CT and Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:48

Inflation rate of meat and fish, however, increased to 2.98 per cent in January, while that for fruits stood at 5.81 per cent. Historically, India has paid more attention to wholesale prices than consumer ones, but the RBI now tracks retail inflation for setting its interest rates.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:57

The new USA administration has not announced any major initiatives yet, but President Donald Trump has repeatedly accused China of unfair trade practices and talked about slapping a 45% tariff on Chinese imports. Exports increased by 15.9 percent to 1.27 trillion yuan, according to the General Administration of Customs. China's improving picture for exports after subdued data the prior month follow a better-than-expected economic growth pace of 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter, the first ...

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:49

The IEA said it expects "significant increases in production in, for example, Brazil, Canada and the USA whose combined output is expected to grow by 750 kb/d in 2017". Rodriguez described relations between Caracas and Tehran as strategic, noting that the two states have extensive cooperation in energy related businesses.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:52

The White House circulated the list to journalists on Monday, claiming that the Western media had "underreported" 78 violent incidents, such as the Charlie Hebdo attacks and Paris attacks . That's 652 times as many deaths and 568 times as many injuries. The list hops from Afghanistan to Algeria to Australia, but, without explanation, does not mention Israel, where incidents included a bus bombing in Jerusalem last year, carried out by a 19-year-old Palestinian, that injured 20 people.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:42

But Lagarde said following a speech that the fund in the review of the Greek economy "tried in full honesty to be those ruthless truthtellers" despite the criticism. Since the financial crisis left it buried in debt and unable to issue bonds in financial markets, Greece has relied on worldwide bailouts. But he ruled out any relief on principal debt.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:46

The net income attributable to FOXA shareholders rose to $856 million from $672 million a year earlier due to the stronger advertising and affiliate fees at its broadcast and cable-television segments. Thus showing a Surprise of 0 percent. RI maintained its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.27% and Monthly Volatility of 1.66%.08/04/2016 - Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc .

by | February 06, 2017 | 01:11

On Saturday, Orange County Health Director Colleen Bridger said the water was safe to drink with the exception of The Apartments at Midtown 501, just north of the merger of East Franklin Street and Durham-Chapel Hill Road. Both Carrboro and Chapel Hill declared states of emergency. Harris Teeter began distributing free water in Chapel Hill and Carrboro starting at 9 p.m.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:56

Authorities arrested 74 protesters after they set up teepees Wednesday on land owned by the pipeline developer. There are a couple of updates from the Dakota Access Pipeline protests to keep an eye on this week. Dump trucks and work crews moved into the campsite Monday to clean up the abandoned cars, structures, trash and waste left by thousands of protesters who converged on the region to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline over concerns it would contaminate drinking water relied upon by ...

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:52

Lee Hopley, chief economist at EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, said the survey told "a positive story about the sector", with the all the important output and orders components remaining firmly in positive territory. However, supply chain pressures persisted while firms maintained stock reduction policies. Average cost burdens increased at the steepest pace for nearly eight-and-a-half years in January.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:18

GM was third behind VW previous year and held the top spot in 2011, when Toyota's production was disrupted by the Japanese quake and tsunami. VW makes cars under its own name as well as Audi, Porsche, and Skoda. In 2011, the Japanese vehicle maker slipped back due to the tsunami that hit Japan and the consequent damage and destruction it caused to production facilities, suppliers and of course, cars that were already ready to be dispatched.

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:58

But on Sunday, several members of Trump's party said the process, while initiated with the right intention, had been too hastily enacted and could backfire against U.S. It declares the executive order illegal, arguing that it is in violation of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, which banned discrimination against immigrants on the basis of national origin.

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:53

Have you been hit up for Girl Scout cookies yet? "So instead of buying them from the grocery store, you can buy them from a Girl Scout and have a lot of fun with that", said 12-year-old Diana Loya, a media star with Girl Scout Troop 30222. The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the world's largest girl-led business. Each year, the Cookie Program provides girls with an avenue to learn financial literacy and practice important leadership skills while earning proceeds for troop and council activities.

by | January 29, 2017 | 01:15

Alphabet Inc., formerly known as Google, is engaged in the technology business. "We see tremendous potential ahead for these businesses, as well as in the continued development of non-advertising revenue streams for YouTube", she added. The company saw overall revenue of $26.1 billion for the quarter ending December 31, up 22% from the same time past year. CFO Ruth Porat notes, "great momentum in Google's newer investment areas and ongoing strong progress in Other Bet".

by | January 29, 2017 | 01:12

One of Sir John's most recent performances was in the Oscar-nominated film Jackie, which was released in the United Kingdom just eight days ago. The supremely talented actor has been recognised as "cinematic immortality" by USA director Mel Brooks , and various celebrities have been pouring in their tributes.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:45

May said: "I'm delighted to be able to congratulate you on what was a stunning election victory". May went on to say that with the Brexit vote, the British people made a decision to "take back control of the things that matter to us - things like our national borders and immigration policy, and the way we decide and interpret our own laws - so that we are able to shape a better, more prosperous future for the working men and women of Britain".

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:12

By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. Northern Dynasty is the largest gold deposit and one of the largest copper deposits in North America. Northern Dynasty Minerals , Ltd. (NYSEMKT:NAK): On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Northern Dynasty Minerals , Ltd.

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:11

Stephen Schwarzman, who leads the president's Strategic and Policy Forum, said the new administration had an "unusually positive" view of Canada. It is unclear how Trump would legally be able to modify or nullify NAFTA without Congressional agreement.

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:08

Yancoal already owns seven Australian coal mines. The sale of the NSW mines leaves Rio with coking coal mines producing around 12 million tonnes of coal a year. When asked whether she was comfortable with a Chinese dominated company taking control of a big portion of the Hunter Valley district, NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian said; "Foreign ownership is a federal issue".

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:48

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to reduce its supplies by 1.2 million barrels a day starting this month at a November 30 meeting, while 11 non-members including Russian Federation and Kazakhstan pledged less than two weeks later to curb output by nearly 600,000 barrels.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:48

The goal of the march is to advocate for women's rights and the rights of minorities. The March on Washington is not without controversy. Alexandra Hackett Ferber, a co-organizer of the Women's March on Washington - PA Chapter, said it's estimated that roughly 15,000 to 20,000 people from Pennsylvania will attend.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:47

President-elect Donald Trump. China's imports and exports in CY 2016 fell 0.9 percent and 6.1 percent in comparison to CY 2015. Last week, the head of economic planning said that the conditions have been generally stable at the start of 2017.

by | January 20, 2017 | 01:02

In other words, innovation and technology were key. . Of the top 30, Hyderabad (ranked fifth) is the only other Indian city besides Bengaluru which has found a place in the top 10. The fellow residents of Koshy's, Ramachandra Guha, Nandan Nilekani and Kiran Shaw might not know this, but their city has one more thing to be proud of.

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:58

These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.16/share and a High Estimate of $0.23/share. Inside the closing six months period the stock's performance raised 7.92% while overall yearly performance gained 64.90%. The company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.25. Stock's minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $21.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $36.00.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:56

On Wednesday, the loonie started to soften during a news conference by Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz where he said an interest rate cut was still possible if the Canadian economy deteriorates amid uncertainty surrounding Trump's policies.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:21

Sunday Japan Standard Time. It's a setback for Japan's space program, which had hoped to prove the viability of these tiny rockets and win private financial backing , according to CNN. The SS-520 is created to propel more than 300 pounds (140 kilograms) of science research instrumentation to an altitude of almost 500 miles (800 kilometers) for a few minutes of exposure to space before falling back to Earth.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:21

Because of China, iOS downloads increased more this year than they did in 2015. Moreover, despite the historical popularity of games, in 2016, other categories contributed more to overall growth. China's App Store in particular saw dramatic growth in 2016, with activity expanding by 90 percent. Lastly, App Annie said that average revenue per user (ARPU) has been increasing significantly.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:18

Eugene "Gene" Cernan was the 11th man to walk on the moon, as well as the last. "We'd like to dedicate the first steps of Apollo 17 to all those who made it possible", the astronaut radioed upon exiting the lander. It was the longest manned lunar landing flight, pegged at 301 hours and 51 minutes. The three-day Nasa mission in Earth orbit was meant to rendezvous with an unmanned target vehicle but had failed.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:44

More rain is expected Tuesday in the Harrisburg area, but temperatures will be high enough to avoid chance of icing. West northwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. New ice accumulation of 0.2 to 0.4 of an inch possible. On Sunday , the forecast calls for freezing rain before 3 p.m., then rain likely between 3 and 5 p.m.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:46

Why did banks, and Bank of America in particular, perform so well in 2016? Wall Street on Friday delivered a mixed bag of results for the final quarter of 2016, a volatile period for three of the largest U.S. New account openings and credit card applications have plunged since news of the bank's sales practices surfaced. Moreover, Prudential Fincl Incorporated has 0.75% invested in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) for 10.28M shares.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:43

Trump corroborated the reports and said that his vice president, Mike Pence, is leading an effort to get final approval through "various agencies" and through Congress to secure funding needed to begin building the wall. He said he made that clear to Trump. On Wednesday, Trump congratulated Ford (F.N) and Fiat Chrysler (FCHA.MI) for announcing plant expansions in the United States.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:42

Volkswagen: An electric microbus is being rolled out at the Detroit Auto Show 2017 by Volkswagen. A 5-passenger SUV that will be slightly smaller than the Nissan Rogue, which has become the top-selling model in the company's USA lineup. As always, the Detroit auto show has a diverse lineup of vehicles this year too starting from hot-selling SUV's to top-selling cars in the U.S. A 3.3 six-cylinder engine will also be showcased, it has the ability to automatically shut down when not needed ...

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:52

Earlier in the day, many state associations of petrol pumps owners threatened that they would not accept any card payment from Monday. The protest by dealers comes at a time when the Union government is trying to encourage cashless transactions and announced a 0.75 per cent cash-back offer on purchase of petrol using cards.

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:51

Executives in the New Albany, Ohio-based company previously declined to confirm the closures, but store employees nationwide began confirming the planned closures shortly before the New Year . The Limited was founded in Columbus in 1963 by Les Wexner, and was long the namesake behind the multi-brand company Limited Brands that grew to include Victoria's Secret, Express, Bath & Body Works and others.

by | January 08, 2017 | 01:30

Trump's tweeting will make Spicer's job more exciting, he said. "Our job is to chip that off a bit", Mr. Shah had said, during the campaign. Get Data Sheet, Fortune's technology newsletter. "President-elect Trump is assembling a phenomenal team to implement the change of status quo that the American people voted for in November", said Kellyanne Conway, incoming counselor to Trump.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:57

The fund is the world's largest initiative for tech development in the world with an expected goal of $100 billion. The money will be used to finance new technology, such as artificial intelligence, deep learning, robotics, and connected devices.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:56

She finally made her highly-anticipated return to social media with an adorable family photo the day before. Kim Kardashian West has posted her first selfie of 2017. "That is a huge part of her career. So I just want her to focus on her family and her own happiness this year", sister Khloe recently revealed. She followed up Wednesday with a snapshot of herself with Saint.

by | January 05, 2017 | 01:40

Barclays Capital maintained JPMorgan Chase & Co. In other cases, banks have altered research reports, lost lucrative contracts or parted ways with analysts following controversies about their negative opinions. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co's dividend payout ratio is now 33.10%.

by | January 05, 2017 | 01:38

According to the sources of MSPoweruser's Mehedi Hassan, Microsoft will launch the Creators Update in April. Where the first two numbers represent the year and the second two numbers represent the month: the "17" in 1704 indicates the release year - in this case, 2017 and the "04" indicates the month of release: April.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:44

They waited in the stairwell outside KGK Holdings, a jewelry wholesaler, until about midnight, when the thieves used a crowbar and sledgehammer to smash into a room with four safes. According to police, the suspects were essentially able to move freely once inside and managed to gain access to two safes. "They didn't even have to pry", police told the New York Daily News .