• Keystone Pipeline Spills 210000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota
Keystone Pipeline Spills 210000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

TRP says it expects the pipeline from Alberta to Cushing, Okla. and to Wood River and Patoka, Ill., to remain shut down while it responds to the leak; the southern leg of the Keystone system from Cushing to the Gulf Coast remains open. TransCanada is seeking to expand its Keystone pipeline network. State and federal regulators from TransCanada a...

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  • SA lose out on Rugby World Cup, France named hosts
SA lose out on Rugby World Cup, France named hosts

They led after the first round by receiving 18 votes to South Africa's 13, with Ireland eliminated after receiving eight. "I believe that a tournament in Ireland would have been like no other". Argentina, Australia, England, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales had three votes apiece. Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt remains convinced h...

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  • US, renewables, electrification to shape 2040 energy system
US, renewables, electrification to shape 2040 energy system

Oil inventories in the world's richest nations fell by 40 million barrels in September, breaking below 3.0 billion barrels for the first time in two years, driven in part by Hurricane Harvey, which shuttered much USA refining capacity in August.

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  • Dubai Airshow has been flagged off by Emirates with massive Dh55b order
Dubai Airshow has been flagged off by Emirates with massive Dh55b order

The surprise 430-aircraft order by Airbus comprises a commitment for 273 A320neos (new engine options) and 157 A321neos. The deal was struck with Phoenix-based Indigo Partners, a private equity firm that owns Denver-based Frontier Airlines and also backs Mexico's Volaris airline, Hungary's Wizz Air and Chile's JetSmart.

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  • EgyptAir signs $1.1 bln preliminary deal for 12 Bombardier CSeries jets
EgyptAir signs $1.1 bln preliminary deal for 12 Bombardier CSeries jets

Bombardier argued that the decision "does not accurately reflect the value of our partnership with Airbus and is completely disconnected with the market reaction, which has been overwhelmingly positive". By contrast, Airbus figures released in October show that it has received orders for more than 13,000 A320-family jets and delivered almost 8,00...

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  • Amazon To Sell Part Of Cloud Computing Business for $301 Million
Amazon To Sell Part Of Cloud Computing Business for $301 Million

Tech titan Amazon is set to sell part of its cloud computing business in China to partner Beijing Sinnet Technology for over $300m. "In order to comply with Chinese law, AWS sold certain physical infrastructure assets to Sinnet", said AWS earlier today.

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  • Google Faces Antitrust Investigation in Missouri
Google Faces Antitrust Investigation in Missouri

Asked whether his Senate bid influenced his decision to investigate, he said the goal is to "protect the people of Missouri". He expressed concern over the accuracy of the company's privacy policy, allegations it misappropriated content from rivals and claims it demoted competitors' websites in search results.

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  • Now you really can eat breakfast - and lunch - at Tiffany's
Now you really can eat breakfast - and lunch - at Tiffany's

The eatery - dubbed The Blue Box Cafe - is part of the fourth-floor renovations at 727 Fifth Ave., which incorporates "nearly 15-foot-high light chains, created by the Paris-based duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec" as well as a portrait of Charles Lewis Tiffany that "was commissioned and rendered with 8,000 painted screws", according to a news release...

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  • Autonomous shuttle test in Las Vegas has crash on first day
Autonomous shuttle test in Las Vegas has crash on first day

Unfortunately, the semi didn't stop and tapped the shuttle's front fender. The operation is part of a 12-month pilot program, the city said. Within an hour, the shuttle was already involved in a crash. Safety features include the ability to automatically and immediately brake in the event of a pedestrian crossing in the path of the vehicle. But w...

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  • High levels of lead found in fidget spinners
High levels of lead found in fidget spinners

The advocacy group requested Target and its developer, Bulls i Toys, LLC to recall the products and investigate the how lead seeped into them. The Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Brass tested at 33,000 parts per million for lead - some 300 times the 100 parts per million allowable for children's toys.

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  • Eurozone Expected To Grow At Fastest In Decade As UK Slows
Eurozone Expected To Grow At Fastest In Decade As UK Slows

The outlook was positive for Spain despite the crisis over Catalonia, with its growth foreacast upgraded to a robust 3.1 percent for this year, leading the eurozone's major economies. The Commissioner added that the recovery in the eurozone is low by historical standards and was "atypical given its dependence on policy support, the continuing prese...

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  • Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russians
Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russians

Congress grilled Mayer on why it took so long to let users know about the breach and why Yahoo! underestimated the number of accounts affected. "Unfortunately, while all our measures helped Yahoo successfully defend against the barrage of attacks by both private and state-sponsored hackers, Russian agents intruded on our systems and stole our use...

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  • Waymo rolls out self-driving cars without test drivers
Waymo rolls out self-driving cars without test drivers

Self-driving vehicle companies typically have a safety driver ready to take over in case of an emergency, and safety drivers are mandatory in some states. Our combination of powerful sensors gives our vehicles a 360 degree view of the world. "Our radars can see underneath and around vehicles, tracking moving objects usually hidden from the human ey...

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  • Paradise Papers: Apple moved offshore tax haven to Jersey after Ireland crackdown
Paradise Papers: Apple moved offshore tax haven to Jersey after Ireland crackdown

Together with Apple Operations International and Apple Sales International, the company made up the three Irish firms criticised by U.S. senators in 2013 for being "ghost companies". IT giant Apple reacted to global accusations of tax avoidance by secretly shifting key parts of its overseas subsidiaries to Jersey , according to an analysis...

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  • Broadcom makes offer to acquire Qualcomm in record $105bn deal
Broadcom makes offer to acquire Qualcomm in record $105bn deal

Shares of Qualcomm rose about 1 percent in early trading. Qualcomm said it would review the proposal. Any deal struck between the two companies would face intense regulatory scrutiny, especially in China, which is home to expanding rivals.

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  • 21st Century Fox shares soar after report of sale talks with Disney
21st Century Fox shares soar after report of sale talks with Disney

A Disney spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment while Fox was not immediately available for comment. While Fox would end up with a more tightly focused news and sports business , Walt Disney would gain an additional movie studio and some massive TV production assets.

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  • Munro slams century as New Zealand level series 1-1
Munro slams century as New Zealand level series 1-1

Munro raced to his half-century in just 26 balls, bringing up the landmark with a six off Axar Patel over long on. He broke the record previously held by Rohit Sharma, after his 106 against South Africa in 2015. Later, captain Williamson became the victim of the debutant and his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate Mohammed Siraj to give the fast bowler ...

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  • US Senator Rand Paul Attack At His Kentucky Home, Suspect Arrested
US Senator Rand Paul Attack At His Kentucky Home, Suspect Arrested

It is not known if Senator Paul knew his attacker. The charge of fourth-degree assault is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months in jail. The Kentucky State Police said that Rene Boucher of Bowling Green had assaulted Paul, causing a minor injury. Boucher, 59, was arrested and taken to the Warren County Regional Jail.

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  • Windsor unemployment rate up in October to 6.9%
Windsor unemployment rate up in October to 6.9%

The sharp moderation in job growth in September was blamed on hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which devastated parts of Texas and Florida in late August and early September, leaving workers, mostly in lower-paying industries such as leisure and hospitality, temporarily unemployed.

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  • Backing from CME sees Bitcoin rise to record $7000
Backing from CME sees Bitcoin rise to record $7000

The most popular and well-known cryptocurrency , Bitcoin, has been taking the headlines today due to the huge strength it has and surging to another high at $7,000. Their reported market value is now as much as that of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley evaluated together. The most valuable cryptocurrency , Bitcoin, has smashed a new record for i...

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  • Open Enrollment For Health Care Begins In Texas
Open Enrollment For Health Care Begins In Texas

The sign-up period has been cut from 12 to six weeks under a series of moves by the Trump Administration that also include sharply cutting the program's advertising budget. In Texas, where premiums are rising an average of 23 percent and many counties only have one or two providers, local health officials fear the price spike and lack of competitio...

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  • Twitter Bans Russia Today, Sputnik From Buying Advertising
Twitter Bans Russia Today, Sputnik From Buying Advertising

That $1.9 million includes the $274,000 in USA advertising past year that Twitter first disclosed in late September. "Sputnik has never used paid for promotion on Twitter ", the news outlet added, in a statement emailed to Fox News. "Early this year, the USA intelligence community named RT and Sputnik as implementing state-sponsored Russian ef...

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  • Hamstring injury rules Spurs hotshot Harry Kane out of Old Trafford clash
Hamstring injury rules Spurs hotshot Harry Kane out of Old Trafford clash

Manchester United (MU) will face a hard game in the 10th week of English Premier League competition as they host Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Last season, both teams won their home fixtures against each other. It would be his final appearance for United as a teenager - he turns 20 on October 31 - and if he were to score two goals aga...

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  • Alexa credited for strong sales performance by Amazon
Alexa credited for strong sales performance by Amazon

That pushed operating income, including $21 million from Whole Foods Market, down 40% to $347 million. The quarter is just further evidence that the e-commerce giant "continues transitioning to becoming more of a services company, as opposed to a retailer in the traditional sense", Cooper Smith, head of Amazon research at brand intelligence firm ...

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  • What to watch in today's Alphabet Q3 report
What to watch in today's Alphabet Q3 report

The average estimate of 17 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $8.43 per share. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $969.84 and a 200 day moving average price of $952.09. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Distribution payments increased 54 percent in the third quarter, accounting for 12 per...

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  • Amazon Will Soon Be Able to Deliver Packages INSIDE Your House
Amazon Will Soon Be Able to Deliver Packages INSIDE Your House

Perhaps we'd better start getting used to it then. Last night, I did what thousands of other exhausted mothers across America did after they tucked their children in for the eighth time: I got on my phone and ordered a ton of stuff from Amazon Prime .

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  • Billionaire wealth shatters $6tr barrier for first time
Billionaire wealth shatters $6tr barrier for first time

Additionally, the total wealth controlled by these billionaires surged by almost 18%, from $5.1 trillion to $6.0 trillion, far outpacing global stock markets that have soared into record territory, per a report by UBS Group Inc. The population of billionaires rose by 145, or about 10% in 2016, to 1,542 billionaires, according to the UBS/PwC Billi...

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  • GDP growth stronger than predicted but 'squeeze' continuing
GDP growth stronger than predicted but 'squeeze' continuing

The U.K. economy grew by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of this year, beating market estimates, and potentially boosting the chances of a rate hike by the Bank of England. "With retail sales in September falling, inflation rising to its highest level for five years and unemployment at a record low, if the MPC doesn't raise interest rates now, man...

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  • NY adds vaping to smoking ban statewide
NY adds vaping to smoking ban statewide

The New York State Court of Appeals rejected the most recent challenge to New York City's ban earlier this year, finding the inclusion of e-cigs in the law was valid. Under current law, only smoking substances containing tobacco, including cigars, cigarettes or pipes, are restricted in public places. Hannon said a pending bill would require...

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  • Fox Renewed Bill O'Reilly's Contract After $32 Million Harassment Settlement
Fox Renewed Bill O'Reilly's Contract After $32 Million Harassment Settlement

The allegations against O'Reilly included "repeated harassment, a nonconsensual sexual relationship and the sending of gay pornography and other sexually explicit material" to a longtime network analyst, according to a New York Times article published on Saturday, October 21.

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