Economy

Apple and Foxconn to bid for Toshiba's chip business

Apple and Foxconn to bid for Toshiba's chip business

The former needs no introduction, while the latter is the company that assembles devices like the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad. This business reported a profit of $934 million dollars on the sale of $5.8 billion dollars. Broadcom Ltd - U.S. Chipmaker - Partner with private equity firm Silver Lake Partners LP. Toshiba is offering from 50 percent to 100 percent in the lucrative flash memory whose prospects are bright due to explosive demand for the chip to power mobile devices. Read More

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Delta flight delays and cancellations continue into fifth day

Since Wednesday, Delta canceled more than 3,000 flights, forcing thousands of customers to change their travel plans. During extended flight delays caused by heavy storms in the southern America this week, Delta Air Lines turned what is normally a day of hard public relations damage control into positive PR by plying hundreds of stranded passengers with free pizza, sandwiches and biscuits. Read More

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United States gives Afghan IS 'mother of all bombs'

The almost 22,000-pound "MOAB" - standing for Massive Ordnance Air Blast, or as it's also known, the "Mother of All Bombs" - was designed during the Iraq War but had never before been used on the battlefield. MC-130 special operations transport. One man, who did not want to give his name for fear of ISIS retaliation, said there were no civilians left in the area the group controlled. Read More

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Should CVB Financial Corp (CVBF) be part of your dividend portfolio?

Wall Street brokerages expect that Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp (NASDAQ:FSFR) will announce earnings per share of $0.20 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.8% on a year-over-year basis. In case of Revenue Estimates, 1390000 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Regions Financial Corporation as 20000. Read More

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Good Friday Gives Way to Hope

Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper, which Christians consider the institution of Holy Eucharist, also known as the Lord's supper or communion. Along with the men, they also were Jesus' followers. We can become like the other disciple, John, who ran as fast as he could, hungry to see once more His Savior and Lord. Read More

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John Horgan promises no tolls and better jobs at NDP campaign kickoff

Liberal party unveiled a platform specific to Vancouver Island as part of their election campaign. Regardless, it will be a brutal, close election; they generally are in British Columbia. But Christy Clark still edges out John Horgan on who respondents think will make the best Premier, but that's within the margin of error. "It's not working if it's all part-time jobs and temporary jobs". Read More

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Lawyer: Dragged passenger lost 2 teeth and broke his nose

Lawyer: Dragged passenger lost 2 teeth and broke his nose

David Dao, the 69-year old passenger who was violently dragged off a United flight on Sunday night. Dao suffered " a significant concussion as a result of disembarking that plane ", Demetrio said in a news conference in Chicago . The incident occurred when the airline was seeking to free up space on the plane for crew members it wanted to fly to Louisville. Three Chicago Department of Aviation officers were put on administrative leave this week. Read More

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Jaitley briefs MPs about GST bills introduced in Lok Sabha

In what could be called the most significant economic reform in India's taxation history, the Lok Sabha on late Wednesday evening passed the Goods and Services Tax or GST bill, ending decade-long uncertainty over its roll-out. The bills included the Central Goods and Services Tax Bill, and three allied bills. In the meeting, it was chose to raise the concerns of the public on the GST Bills and seek necessary amendments in the bill. Read More

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Michigan City Reverses Sanctuary Status

Michigan City Reverses Sanctuary Status

The term " sanctuary city " has no legal definition and varies in application, but it generally refers to jurisdictions that do not cooperate with USA immigration officials. Neither the welcoming city resolution nor the sanctuary city resolution called for Lansing to prohibit workers from providing information on a person's immigration status with USA immigration officials — a ban that's at the heart of some urban sanctuary cities disagreements with the Trump administration. Read More

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No staff shakeup ahead - White House

Already, Bannon and Kushner intervened when McMaster tried to fire Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the NSC's senior director for intelligence programs, reports The Hill . U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement at his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 6, 2017. Former Breitbart executive Kurt Bardella recently appeared MSNBC's AM Joy with host Joy Reid to discuss the current climate in Washington D.C. Read More

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Bank takes $75M more from 2 ex-execs

But the Wells Fargo report itself identifies more than a decade of failure in recognizing the problem of fake accounts. In the aftermath of the scandal surfacing, the bank has: promoted Tim Sloan as chief executive; named Mary Mack as head of community banking; split the positions of chairman and chief executive; added two board members; eliminated retail product sales goals in community banking; and also terminating for cause on February 21 four senior managers in the community bank. Read More

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Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport police

Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport police

Attorneys for the passenger, David Dao, filed court papers earlier today asking the airline and the city of Chicago to preserve evidence in the case. Dao was forcibly removed from the plane when he refused to give up his seat after being notified that United needed four volunteers to give up their seats to allow crew members to make the overbooked flight. Read More

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Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert'

Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert'

The president told host Maria Bartiromo that he and Xi had just finished dinner when he told the Chinese president of what had just happened in the Middle East. "'We've just fired 59 missiles, '" Trump explained. And I said, 'Mr. "We were nearly finished". "I was sitting at the table we had finished dinner, we're now having dessert", Trump said, after agreeing to spill the beans because Fox had treated him "so good for for long". Read More

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House votes to overturn internet privacy protections

House votes to overturn internet privacy protections

Spicer called the rules "federal overreach" instituted by "bureaucrats in Washington to take the interests of one group of companies over the interests of others, picking winners and losers". To further make things worse for those who value their privacy, ISPs won't even be required to tell their customers about it or as to how much they will be snooping around. Read More

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Charging Bull artist pissed about Fearless Girl sculpture

The statute proved so popular that Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided that it will stay in place until February 2018. "None of us here are in any way not proponents of gender equality", Siegel said , making it known that the artist who he represents wasn't opposed to the message of " Fearless Girl ", as much as her obfuscation of the message of " Charging Bull ". Read More

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Tesla jumps after Elon Musk teases commercial truck, pickup

Tesla went public in 2010. Tesla owner Elon Musk also took to social media the other day to tell a group of powerful investors they should invest in Ford if they're not happy with how things are run at Tesla . However, the Model 3 first went on display in April past year and is yet to be released. The plant builder is one of the most important figures in its industry and has also received awards from the BMW Group in the past. Read More

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Trump, Xi converge on currency, Syria as US-China ties warm

The North called the airstrikes "absolutely unpardonable" and said they prove its nuclear weapons are justified to protect the country against Washington's "evermore reckless moves for a war". "I just want to say that President Xi and all of his representatives have been really interesting to be with", Mr Trump said. "We have been treated unfairly and have made bad trade deals with China for many, many years, " Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One last week as he flew to Palm Beach. Read More

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Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Cummins Inc. (CMI), BHP Billiton plc (BBL)

The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of GBX 1,323.43 ($16.43). Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.87% which for the week stands at 1.67%. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BBL. Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) opened at 1268.50 on Tuesday. Read More

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Digital payments up nearly 23 times since demonetisation: Government

Digital payments up nearly 23 times since demonetisation: Government

If women choose to get their maiden name changed after marriage, they just need to show their marriage certificate and file an affidavit for the same. "Women of our country have the potential and they strive hard for success in their field". During the event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also launch two new initiatives to push digital payments - cash back and referral bonus schemes - with an outlay of Rs 495 crore for a period of six months. Read More

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Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

The vote on the Security Council resolution drafted by Britain, France and the United States was 10 in favor, Russian Federation and Bolivia against, and China, Kazakhstan and Ethiopia abstaining. The U.S. has argued that its evidence shows otherwise. Russia's hopes for a thaw in Russia-US ties following Mr Trump's election have been shattered by the congressional investigation into alleged ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia. Read More

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Do Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips cost $3 million?

Do Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips cost $3 million?

It was from Mar-a-Lago last Thursday that Trump launched his surprise strike on Syria, watching the bombing from a make-shift Situation Room established on the property. 'He brings people down there. Even though Trump is, for the most part, working weekends, conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch thinks there are less costly ways to do it. Read More

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