• Top Stock Picks For A Strong Holiday Retail Season
Top Stock Picks For A Strong Holiday Retail Season

As consumer Group Which? pointed out last week many of last year's so-called Black Friday deals were cheaper or available at the same price at other times of year. In addition to Black Friday, Cyber Monday is also a very important day, and not just for pure online players. While consumers, of course, buy pet food and supplies all year round (...

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  • Idaho gas prices rise, delaying seasonal trends
Idaho gas prices rise, delaying seasonal trends

Of the 14n MI metro areas surveyed by AAA for self-serve unleaded fuel prices, the lowest average price can be found in the Saginaw area for the second week in a row , where it's about $2.39 a gallon. Demand has remained stronger than expected for the early part of fall, so an increasing utilization rate will close the supply gap and help keep sto...

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  • Sheriff: Suspect in deputy's slaying claimed to be
Sheriff: Suspect in deputy's slaying claimed to be "God"

He is due back in court December 4. for a probable cause hearing in Oakland County. Officials have previously said Berak intentionally hit Overall, who had just deployed stop sticks and was off of the roadway. He was 50-years-old. He was recently married and had one adult son. Overall's death has been ruled a homicide. After Berak's vehicle str...

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  • Pakistani police launch operation to clear Islamist protest
Pakistani police launch operation to clear Islamist protest

The protesters want the resignation of law minister Zahid Hamid for altering the declaration of lawmakers with regard to Finality of the Prophethood - a change which the government has already reversed. Access to the social media platforms was restored after 3pm. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, head of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army's media wi...

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  • Equities close with gains; durables, IT stocks top gainers (Second Lead)
Equities close with gains; durables, IT stocks top gainers (Second Lead)

Extending its rally, the 30-share index advanced 101.78 points, or 0.30 per cent, to 33,689.86. The Sensex closed higher by 91.16 points at 33679.24, while the Nifty was up 40.90 points at 10389.70. The U.S. markets were closed yesterday for Thanksgiving holiday. However, infra fell by 0.38 per cent, PSU bank 0.36 per cent, financial service ...

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  • Senegal's former foreign affairs minister arrested in the USA for bribery
Senegal's former foreign affairs minister arrested in the USA for bribery

The US has charged a former Senegalese foreign minister and the head of a non-governmental organization in Hong Kong with bribing top officials in Chad and Uganda to secure business deals on behalf of a Chinese energy conglomerate, the US Justice Department said on Monday.

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  • Brazil star Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault
Brazil star Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault

The forward, who has been capped 100 times by Brazil, returned to his home country previous year to join Atletico Mineiro from Guangzhou Evergrande. Brazil does not extradite its own citizens when they are sentenced in other countries. He has been capped 100 times by Brazil, scoring 28 goals. Robinho began his career with Santos before le...

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  • China's Volvo To Supply 24000 Transportation Appliances To Uber
China's Volvo To Supply 24000 Transportation Appliances To Uber

The deal builds on a non-exclusive agreement signed back in 2016 by Uber and Volvo , which is expected to release its first self-driving auto in 2021. No financial details were disclosed for the purchase, which would be a massive new investment for Uber and mark a change from Uber's long-standing business model where contractor drivers buy or ...

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  • Uber makes a deal of 24000 Volvo XC90S for the driverless fleet
Uber makes a deal of 24000 Volvo XC90S for the driverless fleet

But the non-exclusive nature of the agreement means Volvo will continue developing its own autonomous systems, independent of Uber. The XC90 SUVs are to be "base" vehicles, which incorporate a degree of autonomous capability but which are created to have Uber's proprietary driverless tech added on top.

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  • Moody's upgrades India's sovereign rating to Baa2 with stable outlook
Moody's upgrades India's sovereign rating to Baa2 with stable outlook

Moody's upgrading India's sovereign credit rating is a recognition of a series of reforms undertaken by the government, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. Standard and Poor's, which still assigns the lowest investment grade to India with a stable outlook, said India needed to address its weak fiscal position, indicating up...

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  • 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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