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Experimental European space lander to begin descent to Mars

About 98 minutes before Schiaparelli lands, its mothership, known as Trace Gas Orbiter, or TGO, will begin firing its engine to shed speed so it can be captured by Mars' gravity and sling itself into orbit. space agencies' efforts. NASA also is con...

Business thawing towards idea of independent Scotland in EU

The Deputy First Minister suggested the party once again campaign for a shared currency despite that economic policy being blamed for the SNP's failure to win in 2014. Angus Roberston said: "The Scottish government has signed a memorandum of unders...

Sturgeon plan for second vote on Scottish independence attacked by opponents

She said: "If schools across England set pay scales lower than the agreed national scales, that would mean an education budget across the piste would be lower, and there are Barnett consequentials for us". Asked whether an independent Scotland in the...

Verizon to Lay Off 3200 in Five States (VZ)

Probably the biggest issues in the bitter, seven week strike by workers at Verizon Communications this spring was job security-especially for call center employees. 60 employees will be moved from the Meriden location and will receive the same reloca...

Salesforce still mulls bid for Twitter as shareholders resist

Representatives for Twitter and Salesforce did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Though its revenue showed 20% y-o-y growth in its latest quarter, it was its weakest top-line growth as a public company. Williams said the board had ...

European markets rise as United Kingdom stocks benefit from pound drop

Germany's market was closed for the holiday. The STOXX Europe 600 index was up 0.6 percent, while Germany's DAX, which resumed trading after a holiday on Monday, was up 0.5 percent. A report on monthly hiring activity on Friday will be assessed by ...

Gap sales impacted by fire; pop-up on track for holidays

AXA now owns 1,682,660 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $49,470,000 after buying an additional 66,400 shares during the period. The company's 50-day moving average price is $23.87 and its 200 day moving average price is $23.07. The firm's...

Snapchat working on IPO that could reach $25 billion

Thanks to advertising revenue from Snapchat , Snap is growing quickly, with sales expected to hit $250 million to $350 million this year and $ 1 billion next year, the Journal reported . Snapchat began its advertising push in 2014, when it st...

Wal-Mart plans to slow new store openings, invest in online

Walmart shares (WMT) declined by more than 3 percent in early trading Thursday, ahead of the company's annual investment community meeting . "Our customers want us to run great stores, provide a great e-commerce experience and find ways to save th...

EasyJet faces £200m loss after attacks and plunging pound

Shares in easyJet were down 6.4 percent after hitting a 3-1/2-year low as the company said security issues dampened demand and low fuel prices meant there was more competition in the European short-haul market. The carrier warned it will be left nu...

International Monetary Fund official Peter Dattals warns troubled Deutsche Bank: Prove you can survive

In the research report , economists argued that the issues with European banks were at an anatomical level, low capital, troubled loans and weak business models that no longer generated revenue with negative interest rates are of concern. The German...

United States stock futures penned in by job-market uncertainty

The S&P 500 is up 117.26 points, or 5.7 percent. The markets lost momentum after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its growth forecast for the USA economy to 1.6 percent from 2.2 percent this year. OIL: Benchmark U.S. crude oil fell 2...

Facebook 'Marketplace' appears to sell drugs, guns

The feature will appear as a "shop" icon at the bottom of the Facebook app and will allow users to list or search for items on sale in their neighbourhood. From there, buyers and sellers are expected to work out the transaction details in any way t...

Stocks jump, euro up as Deutsche rebounds

The German bank has been hurt by the U.S. Justice Department, which has slapped a $14 billion fine on Deutsche Bank for its role in selling risky residential mortgage backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis back in 2008. The index h...

Trump tax return shows disparity in system

The ad is the latest of a fusillade to keep Donald Trump's mysterious tax returns in the spotlight. But it's really, really hard for a public figure-like, say, a major-party presidential candidate-to prove libel, because he or she has to show no...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

Deutsche Bank's USA -listed shares jumped 13 percent, and major US banks also rose. Consumer stocks also did well following a strong earnings report from Costco, which jumped 4 percent. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as high-dividen...

JLR boss warns of United Kingdom investment 'rethink' after June's Brexit vote

Jaguar Land Rover will "realign its thinking" on investment after Britain's vote to leave the European Union and if Nissan gets a Brexit compensation deal then other automakers would need a level playing field, Britain's biggest carmaker said.

Asian stocks lower on renewed worries about banking sector

Vetr cut shares of Deutsche Bank AG from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $16.96 target price on the stock.in a report on Monday, June 27th. The major index futures are now pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow...

Jets taking Eric Decker's status 'week-to-week'

His ability to score has carried over from last season, as he has totaled two touchdown receptions on nine catches this season. He said it could happen, it is still being discussed. But he said earlier this week that he will play Sunday. WR/retur...

Unifor workers at GM plants get 4% raise, $6000 bonuses

The agreement , negotiated last week, included a 2-per cent wage hike this year and another 2 per cent increase in September, 2019. Workers also will get C$2,000 annual lump sum payments each December each year of the contract starting in December 20...

Oil prices rebound ahead of OPEC energy ministers meeting

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 32 cents to $US44.80 a barrel after falling $US1.84, or 4 percent , in the previous session. U.S. The informal meeting of OPEC will be held on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum in Al...

Disney could be a potential buyer for Twitter

The information comes from Bloomberg , which cites unnamed sources. Along with Twitter's Dorsey, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is on Disney's board. Twitter , which has 313 million users, has been struggling to grow its users an...

Wells Fargo employees fired for calling the ethics line about massive scam

Nearly two weeks ago, Wells Fargo fired two percent of its global workforce after the exposure of massive fraud in its sales organization. A Wells Fargo branch is seen in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, U.S. Stumpf told the Senate Bank...

Bill Clinton Says Some People Probably Gave to Foundation to Gain Influence

Among those who think special favors were done are 33 percent of Democrats and 62 percent of independents. "Chelsea's got to decide what she's going to do, but somebody has to stay there" to "superintend the handing off" of the Foundation's global ...

Man dies after fight with police officers

That lines up with exactly what the victim himself told a 911 operator when asking for transport to a local hospital. One of the officers said he punched Boyd twice in the face to get Boyd's hands off him. The victim was shot while fleeing the scene ...

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Iranian Ships Approach US Ships in Strait of Hormuz

A Navy official called the Iranian actions " unsafe and unprofessional ", The Washington Post reported . The prefix "USNS" means the ship belongs to the U.S. The Pentagon has pr...

Uber Greyball Program Helped Company Evade Authorities Around The World

Uber's bad year got worse this afternoon, when The New York Times reported that the company went to extraordinary lengths to circumvent investigations into its ride-hailing servi...

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower as investors eye Fed speakers

Several of Yellen's USA central bank colleagues in recentdays had also put a rise at the next rate-setting meeting onMarch 14-15 of the committee firmly in view. She cautioned tha...

Caterpillar stock tumbles on reports of federal prosecutor activity

The U.S. Attorney's Office also confirmed the searches in Peoria, East Peoria and Morton. To view the full article, register now. The company also received subpoenas requesting...

US Home Prices Continue To Soar - Will Homebuilders Benefit?

But if you want to look for the dark cloud in all of this I'll point out that Chicago is still tied with Phoenix for 4th from last place in terms of annual home price appreciation....

Palo Alto Networks Splashes £85 Million On Behavioural Analytics Firm LightCyber

Palo Alto Networks expects in the third quarter, the revenue of $406 million to $416 million and adjusted profit of 54 cents to 56 cents per share for the quarter. Palo Alto say...

Pro-Trump rally to be held Monday in Monmouth County

Indivisible Liberty is hosting an anti-Trump rally, around that time as well and they're gathering on the East Side of the Bridge of Lions. Supporters of President Donald Trump ...

Mnuchin: Trump Isn't Cutting Medicare, Social Security

The United States mainly taxes corporate income. Mnuchin said Trump was looking at a "reciprocal tax" that would help create more parity with other countries. One proposal, a bor...

"'Get Out" Blows Away Expectations with $30.5M Opening Weekend

Sticking with the horror genre at the box office , the fifth installment of the vampire vs. werewolf franchise, Underworld: Blood Wars debuted on January 6 at number 4 on the bo...

Tesla, Inc. Earnings: What to Expect From Gross Margin

You add a layer of difficulty when the electric vehicle in question is a Tesla Model S P100D with all-wheel-drive dual motor and over 700 horsepower. The company, which surprised...

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LG K10 (2017) with SOS panic button launches at ₹13990 for India

LG K10 (2017) with SOS panic button launches at ₹13990 for India

Interestingly, the device is manufactured in company's Noida facility and comes with an 112 SOS panic button. For pictures, there is a front snapper of 5MP with 120 degrees wide an...

UPS Testing Drone Deliveries In Florida

UPS Testing Drone Deliveries In Florida

On Monday, shipping and logistics giant UPS performed its first test of a drone delivery, launching the autonomous copter from the roof of one of its shipping trucks. In between ...

Wal-Mart Tops Sales Expectations, Sending Stock Soaring

In the fourth quarter, Wal-Mart has generated $11.9 billion in operating cash flow and has returned $3.6 billion to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases. For the th...

Health Department Recommends Alabamians Get Flu Shots

For the predominant circulating influenza A type H3N2 flu strain, its effectiveness comes in at 43 percent. Effectiveness is estimated to be 73% for influenza B viruses. The deaths...

Trump Had Boeing CEO Listen In On Call About Lockheed With General

Trump first complained in December that costs are "out of control" for the F-35, alarming many in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, where thousands of jobs are dependent on the jets that...