Economy

Bill O'Reilly Out at Fox, Lineup Shaken Up

Walsh does not have a legal claim against O'Reilly due to the statute of limitations on harassment cases in NY and California, but she did report the matter to the human resources hotline of the company earlier this month. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son Lachlan are co-executive chairmen of the company and son James is chief executive officer. The woman, speaking anonymously through her lawyer, said she never had a direct conversation with the Fox commentator, but said he referred to ... Read More

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Fox Will Investigate Bill O'Reilly Harassment Claims, Says Lawyer

Fox Will Investigate Bill O'Reilly Harassment Claims, Says Lawyer

Walsh said O'Reilly barely acknowledged her when she returned to appear on "The O'Reilly Factor ". Those missing advertisers on Bill O'Reilly's show are in part thanks to out crusader Angelo Carusone. According to USA Today , around 3.8 million people watched The O'Reilly Factor last Tuesday night, far surpassing the same time the week before when only 2.3 million watched the show. Read More

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American Airlines attendant 'nearly hit baby' as he snatched pushchair

American Airlines attendant 'nearly hit baby' as he snatched pushchair

Attorney Thomas Demetrio said he has been contacted by the woman caught on camera in the midst of a confrontation with an American Airlines flight attendant which showed the man taking her stroller and almost striking her baby. "I said to him something like, 'What are you doing?" He adds: "You don't even know what the story is". "A baby nearly got hurt", Tony Fierro told WFAA-TV on Saturday, April 22. Read More

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Crude rebounds on OPEC comments

In December 2016, OPEC and non-OPEC producers reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices. "You would have thought that that would have reversed yesterday's fall, but it didn't", he said. There are some signs these harder-to-track inventories are easing. Read More

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Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago

Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago

Through the Obama Foundation and his future presidential library, both in Chicago, the former president hopes to discover young people with talent and passion for community work and give them the tools they need to do it successfully . "All these problems are serious, they are daunting, but they are not insoluble", Obama said. What is preventing us from tackling them and making more progress really has to do with our politics and our civic life. Read More

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South Korea's corruption scandal ensnares 2nd top boss

Park, 65, has been behind bars at at a detention centre on the outskirts of Seoul since her arrest last month. Park was indicted Monday on multiple charges, including abuse of power, coercion, attempted coercion, receiving bribes from a third party, demanding bribes from a third party and the leaking of confidential official information, prosecutors said. Read More

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American's Detention An Act Of 'Flailing' North Korea Leader: Nikki Haley

American's Detention An Act Of 'Flailing' North Korea Leader: Nikki Haley

Two Japanese destroyers have joined the US carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific, and South Korea said it was in talks about holding joint naval exercises. While Trump has dispatched what he called an "armada" of ships to the region, including an aircraft carrier, USA officials have told The Associated Press that the administration doesn't intend to militarily respond to a North Korean nuclear or missile test. Read More

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Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

The legislation aims to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, a change that would have a profound impact on the nascent cannabis industry, which to this point has been limited to the medical sector. There are a lot of unanswered questions about today's legislation, such as where marijuana will be sold, how much it will costs, what percentage of the price will be tax and whether people will still opt for under-the-counter marijuana if it is significantly cheaper than the ... Read More

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United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco

United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco

United Airlines has released four official statements in response to the backlash against the company since a customer was dragged from an oversold flight Sunday evening at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Videos from witnesses that filmed Dao showed him bloodied and in distress after security forcibly pulled him from his seat and dragged him by his arms down the aisle. Read More

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Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

The company has market cap of $3.93 billion. It seeks to achieve this objective by investing approximately 80% of its total assets in securities of companies that derive their revenue from activities in the energy industry, including midstream energy companies, which operates assets used to gather, transport, process, treat, terminal and store natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil or refined petroleum products; upstream energy companies, which are engaged in the exploration, extraction ... Read More

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IMF's increased positivity on global growth

IMF's increased positivity on global growth

That puts Britain among the fastest growing advanced economies this year, trailing closely behind the USA and Spain, which are expected to grow 2.3% and 2.6%, respectively. The IMF also revised downward its outlook on Russia's GDP decline past year from 0.6% to 0.2%. The IMF does warn of downside risks to its optimistic forecast, including "the threat of deepening geopolitical tensions", the possibility rising U.S. Read More

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Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - United Kingdom parties set out election stalls

It has put us in the situation we are now in". Asked whether supporting Trident renewal would be in Labour's manifesto Mr Corbyn replied: "We haven't completed work on the manifesto yet". "The dividing lines in this election could not be clearer from the outset - it is the Conservative Party, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour Party, the party that is standing up for working people to improve the lives of all". Read More

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Streaming Deals Like Amazon's NFL Deal Not 'Smart For Us — Netflix

Streaming Deals Like Amazon's NFL Deal Not 'Smart For Us — Netflix

Netflix , whose original shows include the award-winning British drama "The Crown" and "A Series of Unfortunate Events", added 3.53 million subscribers outside the United States in the quarter ended March 31. Operating margin is expected to slip from 9.7% in the first quarter to 4.4% in the second quarter, but the company reiterated its 7% target operating margin for the year. Read More

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United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal

United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal

Specifically, he said , the use of law enforcement aboard an aircraft "has to be looked at very carefully". He said Dao is not at fault, a change in tune from his initial comments on the matter. The airline first asked for volunteers to take another flight, but when no one volunteered, four people were chosen at random. When no one volunteered, the offer was increased to $800. Read More

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United Puts Off CEO's Added Role as Chairman Amid Dragging Furor

A spokeswoman for the airline said policy allowed each customer to bring one stroller under 20 pounds onto flights, anything larger must be checked at the ticket counter. Munoz to say anything'. It is expected by the end of next week. United Continental Holdings Inc's top executive, who has struggled to tamp down a public-relations fiasco over a roughed-up passenger, earned US$18.7 million (RM82.2 million) in 2016 as he collected a multimillion-dollar signing award. Read More

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Bucks confident for Game 5 in Toronto

Bucks confident for Game 5 in Toronto

Antetokounmpo's play energizes a Milwaukee club that somehow got better after losing standout power forward Jabari Parker to a season-ending knee injury and saw its confidence grow with a 14-point road victory in Game 1. The Raptors were only slightly better with the ball, but their defense set the tone. "We'll make changes. We made changes going into the second half, but whoever goes in has to go in and make a difference, and we didn't", Casey said. Read More

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OPEC: Kuwait, Saudi Arabia Signal Likely Extension Of Supply Cuts

Crude oil sold for over $100 a barrel in the summer of 2014, before bottoming out below $30 a barrel in January 2016. Al-Falih did not identify or specify the number of countries in the initial deal for an extension. The only countries exempted from the production cuts are Nigeria and Libya. "Given these sensitive circumstances, it is the right of Iraq to hope for an exemption by the other OPEC member states and have an opportunity to increase its production", Hakim, an influential cleric, ... Read More

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Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool Toronto housing market

The Ontario government has announced what it calls a comprehensive housing package aimed at cooling a red-hot real estate market. Housing experts believe it could also free up more rental homes, say politicians and housing experts. Progressive Conservative Housing Critic Ernie Hardeman said the measures are moving "in the right direction". Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, welcomed the review. Read More

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White House defends transparency after visitor log reversal

White House defends transparency after visitor log reversal

The Obama administration had a love/hate relationship with the logs. His aides say the logs won't be released until he's been out of office for five years. "This stunning decision to withhold White House visitor logs raises an obvious question - what is President Trump trying to hide?" Over the past few months, Spicer was pressed repeatedly about when the Trump administration would be publishing the visitor logs. Read More

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USA and global stocks rally after French election

Sylvain Crepon, an FN specialist at Tours university, says Le Pen can not bridge the gap with Macron this time , but pressing those themes is vital for the party's future and its role in the reorganizing of a political landscape shaken by a campaign that has seen both the major left-wing and right-wing parties tumble. Read More

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Passenger in latest viral airline video has a lawyer

Passenger in latest viral airline video has a lawyer

Morgan, the fellow passenger, told The New York Times separately, that when she complained about the woman's treatment, the flight attendant pointed his finger in her face and yelled, "You stay out of it". Shortly after, the flight attendant in question emerged on the plane and spoke with the pilot standing by. Traveling is stressful under any circumstance, and conflict resolution training is an essential part of being a flight attendant, Harteveldt said. Read More

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Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight

Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight

A union that represents American Airlines flight attendants said in a statement that not all of the facts are known about the incident so there shouldn't be a rush to judgment. The American team member has been removed from duty while we immediately investigate this incident. "Hit me. C'mon, hit me". And then add long, global flights and the mix of airline policies that vary throughout the world. Read More

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Mark Zuckerberg confirms Facebook is building an Augmented Reality headset (eventually)

The goal is a fully immersive messaging ecosystem that allows effects to be added to photos or videos and control the view based on where the camera is aimed. It owns Instagram, WhatsApp and virtual reality company Oculus. Facebook highlighted that at F8 with a focus on Facebook Spaces , which is a new VR app where users can get together in an interactive virtual environment. Read More

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Albertsons considers takeover bid for Whole Foods

Albertsons considers takeover bid for Whole Foods

They say Whole Foods' shares went up 3.6 percent following the report. Whole Foods shares, which touched a more than 1-1/2 year high on Monday, were up 4.4 per cent in afternoon trading. Albertsons should be prepared to pay through their nose to land Whole Foods . While Foods has been struggling with sales woes for some time and announced in February that it was shuttering nine stores during the first part of 2017. Read More

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A stark choice: On French presidential polls

Many investors expect Macron to win a runoff election set for May 7 against Le Pen. The leader of the French Socialists said on Monday (April 24) that he would vote for centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential election's run-off as his party picked over the ruins of a campaign which saw their candidate unable to scrape seven per cent of the vote. Read More

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