Economy

Advertisers demand discounts from Google after row over extremist content on YouTube

Advertisers demand discounts from Google after row over extremist content on YouTube

The global advertiser boycott of Google and YouTube has spread to Australia, with Holden and Kia pulling advertising from the video website over misogyny concerns. They join Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, Volkswagen, The Guardian, AT&T and others. The search giant has also said it will block some of the most offensive content, though that would certainly spark a debate over censorship. Read More

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Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP, Congress criticise

Following the record and historical victory in UP assembly polls, the mood in the BJP is quite upbeat and the Central leadership is leaving no stone unturned to secure victory in municipal polls in Delhi scheduled for next month. Naidu termed the MCD polls as "Mini India elections" and said people want to strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hands because he is an able leader dedicated to development. Read More

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Nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric to file for bankruptcy next week

Nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric to file for bankruptcy next week

A Chapter 11 filing could help Toshiba limit damage from losses at Westinghouse, the report by the Japanese business daily said, without citing sources for its information. "In the event that Westinghouse is unable to complete the plants and a new contractor is required, we believe Southern and Scana would reassess the costs to determine whether it is still prudent to continue", Byrd wrote. Read More

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India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 3, Dharamsala

Smith and David Warner were past their individual fifties and the century-plus partnership was looking ominous for India when Kuldeep employed the trick he had learnt from Warne to lead India's second session fightback. Having done the hard work in the morning, the Rahul-Cheteshwar Pujara pair seemed to be convinced that it was time to get runs. The series is now level at 1-1. Read More

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In Opposition to the American Health Care Act

In Opposition to the American Health Care Act

The failure of the Republican health care bill was cheered by supporters of the Affordable Care Act and jeered by many who believed a plan to repeal and replace the law had finally arrived. People who lose their health coverage tend to show up in emergency rooms, where the cost for their care is expensive and often falls back on the state. Read More

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Senate Passes Bill That Will Loosen Internet Privacy Rules

Senate Passes Bill That Will Loosen Internet Privacy Rules

They're not in effect yet. The Senate voted to sideline FCC rules that greatly restricted the type of consumer data that internet providers could share without their permission. The tech industry sees value in access to consumers' habits. He recommends only using the private browsing option when surfing the web and disabling cookies in your browser. Read More

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US Attorney Fired After Refusing Jeff Sessions' Order to Resign

US Attorney Fired After Refusing Jeff Sessions' Order to Resign

Attorney for the Southern District Preet Bharara, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday that he hadn't really paid attention to the weekend's events. attorney without success before Attorney General Sessions put out the order for Bharara and the other U.S. Attorneys to resign. "Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honour of my professional life", he had said in the tweet. Read More

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Oil prices edge higher ahead of OPEC meeting

The actual amount of crude stock in the USA has outperformed the street expectations. The market may come under further pressure as USA rig counts continue to rise, indicating production growth is outpacing demand, he said . The OPEC deal that has taken more than 1 million barrels per day of oil off the market has not succeeded in reversing this bearish trend for inventories. Read More

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United barred two girls from flight for wearing leggings

United barred two girls from flight for wearing leggings

The United Twitter account responded to tweets complaining about the incident on social media said that "United shall have the right to refuse passengers who are not properly clothed via our Contract of Carriage ". Most airlines enforce some kind of dress code on their buddy passes, as they consider these travelers "representative " of the airline. Another user tweeted, "Define "properly clothed" and how leggings don't meet the standards of proper clothing, please". Read More

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Trump forced to pull health care bill in major setback

Trump forced to pull health care bill in major setback

He has hyped a brand of someone able to strike the best deals. Trump had walked away. "We want infrastructure and we want tax reform". It would end with Trump folding. Losing the vote would have been significant for Ryan, who got the Trump administration to agree to a legislative strategy that pursued health care reform before turning to the rest of the Republican agenda. Read More

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Micron Spikes On Earnings Beat, Strong Revenue

Micron Spikes On Earnings Beat, Strong Revenue

The potential for new market supply could weigh on Micron's margins. Also, VP Brian Shirley sold 90,580 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 6th. The company is expected to report earnings of $0.84 a share for the next quarter. A former bull that's now a bit skeptical is Mark Newman by means of Bernstein, who currently restates a Market Perform rating on stock, at the same time as raising his price target to $30 from $25, asking. Read More

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Larson Scores Second NXS Victory at Auto Club

In the end, on a late race restart, Larson got the jump on the field and never looked back. Calif., looking to improve on consecutive second-place finishes in the last three weeks. 24 Chevy's contact with the wall pushed the right rear quarter panel into the rear deck lid and knocked the deck lid out of kilter. Cole Custer also had a hard trip into the wall after contact from Ryan Sieg. Read More

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UAE joins world to mark 1oth Earth Hour

Under the theme 'Highlight Climate Action, ' organisers and residents switched off their lights, uniting in harmony under candle lights and open umbrellas. Since then, it has grown to engage more than 7,000 cities and towns across 172 countries worldwide. In Edmonton, there's a number of ways to get involved with the climate-change awareness event on Saturday. Read More

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Florida leaders react to failure of American Health Care Act

I've always said we should build on this law, just as Americans of both parties worked to improve Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid over the years. "This to us is something that we're not going to give up on, because we're not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people", he said during a news conference to unveil his latest budget plan. Read More

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Ricciardo sorry at Australian grand prix

Ricciardo sorry at Australian grand prix

It makes me stand here feeling a lot better about myself". They cheered for me when I stopped on the warm-up lap and when I stopped in the race they still cheered. But instead of fun, it became further frustration for Ricciardo. We need more downforce, we need more grip. The more laps we get with this vehicle the more we're learning. Read More

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Collapse of Trump's healthcare bill a 'stunning failure'

Collapse of Trump's healthcare bill a 'stunning failure'

Epic failure in repealing ObamaCare in return for Paul Ryan's scalp? So, they pulled the bill-meaning: They won't vote on it after all. President Donald Trump suffered his first White House setback today when the Trumpcare vote got yanked rather than suffer what seemed destined to be a stunning spanking with the plan failing to secure the needed 216 House votes. Read More

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Shares tumble on impatience over Trump policies; euro gains

Shares tumble on impatience over Trump policies; euro gains

President Donald Trump's pro-growth agenda. Analysts have warned that losing or delaying the bill would bruise investors' confidence in Trump's ability to deliver on his promises of tax cuts and infrastructure spending. President Donald Trump can push through a healthcare bill, as failure could signal problems to come pursuing his economic agenda. New Zealand shares closed slightly higher despite trade figures disappointing investors. Read More

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Substance use treatment centers worry new health care plan will cut coverage

It's much harder to gain consensus on new legislation - particularly when it would rescind benefits that millions of Americans have enjoyed for several years. Q: What kind of changes? While numerous questioners on the call wanted her to oppose the bill because it does away with numerous Affordable Care Act supports for health insurance, Hartzler said her concerns with the bill was that it did too much. Read More

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Gulf air carriers work to contain fallout from electronics ban

Gulf air carriers work to contain fallout from electronics ban

Over 89,000 travellers will be passing through Emirates Terminal 3 this upcoming weekend, according to latest booking figures. "I do find that a little bit surprising to be quite honest", he said. "After all, if these devices are viewed by the United States and the United Kingdom as potential instruments of threat, they can be loaded on any airplane anywhere", he told CNNMoney. Read More

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Emirates Rushes New Ad Over Electronics Ban

Emirates Rushes New Ad Over Electronics Ban

Emirates is one of 10 airlines that must prevent passengers flying from the region to the United States from carrying nearly all types of electronic devices in the cabin. In response to the ban, Emirates announced Thursday that it will offer a free new "handling service" to allow passengers to use tablets and laptops during the first leg of their journey or at their gate. Read More

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Man caught stealing John Legend's luggage at Kennedy Airport

Man caught stealing John Legend's luggage at Kennedy Airport

Officers reviewed security footage of the theft, according to prosecutors, and Pentangelo, the PAPD spokesman, said that airport cops recognized Hilario and let the detectives investigating Legend's bag know who he was. PA detectives reviewed surveillance video from Terminal 4 and saw Agustin Hilario , who picked up Legend's bag and walked away. Hilario will appear at Queens County Criminal Court on Friday. Read More

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Gulf carriers expected to lose premium business after United States device ban

Gulf carriers expected to lose premium business after United States device ban

Kuwait's national flag carrier Kuwait Airways announced Tuesday restrictions on large electronic devices in hand luggage for flights bound to the United States in compliance with new U.S. two to three times a year. "They must then declare and hand over their laptops, tablets, and other banned electronic devices to security staff at the gate before boarding their US-bound flight". Read More

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