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Buyers seek USA waivers to buy Iranian oil amid new sanctions

Buyers seek USA waivers to buy Iranian oil amid new sanctions State Department. The EU had essentially cut its oil imports from Iran to zero the first time around, a scenario that probably won't be repeated again since the EU supports the nuclear agreement. China's response to the US sanctions is unclear. China and India , which together make up the majority of purchases of Iranian oil , are unlikely to curtail their Iranian oil imports - and may ac... [Full Article...]

Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot can find its way around an office

Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot can find its way around an office Some of Boston Dynamics' robots were built for search and rescue operations, potentially navigating partially collapsed buildings or other unsafe environments without putting human first-responders at risk. Once the operator presses "go", the robot takes off unassisted. It seems like Boston Dynamics robots get more human looking every day. In November a year ago, a petition gained attention... [Full Article...]

Junk food adverts to be banned on London tubes, buses and trains

Junk food adverts to be banned on London tubes, buses and trains Mr Khan said it was a "scandal" a city as prosperous as London can have one of the highest rates of overweight and obese children in Europe. The aim of the London Food Strategy is to reduce the level of child obesity in the capital by 2028, and it will now be subject to a consultation. [Full Article...]

Barrie no longer has the highest unemploymnent rate in Canada

Barrie no longer has the highest unemploymnent rate in Canada Windsor's unemployment percentage jump was 3rd highest in Ontario behind Sudbury (6.9) and Kitchener (7.3). In Canada, the unemployment rate is 5.8% - nearly a full point higher than BC. The labour force participation rate for youth slipped to 63.4% from 63.8%. In the United States, there was a less-than-expected increase of 164,000 jobs in April but the unemployment rate fell to at 3.9 per ce... [Full Article...]

Google makes its privacy policy clearer so we can actually understand it

Google makes its privacy policy clearer so we can actually understand it In addition to this, the company has also published its updated privacy policy. Google also announced improvements to the controls and clarity of information found in each user's My Account hub to give users more control over how their data is collected. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Gives Sneak Peak Of Underground Tunnel Opening Soon

Elon Musk Gives Sneak Peak Of Underground Tunnel Opening Soon The company's first boring machine, named Godot , began digging almost a year ago in the parking lot of SpaceX headquarters near LAX global airport. "Super huge thanks to everyone that helped with this project", he continued. Musk also reiterated that while the tunnels will prioritize transporting pedestrians and cyclists, cars and other private vehicles could still use them. [Full Article...]

AT&T Chief Calls Hiring Michael Cohen as Consultant a 'Big Mistake'

In an internal memo to employees, obtained by The Associated Press, CEO Randall Stephenson called the hiring a "serious misjudgment, '" and said that the company's chief lobbyist in Washington is leaving. The corporate payments Cohen received, WaPo noted, demonstrate how the lawyer was able to find money-making opportunities, while swimming in the swamp his most prominent client, President D... [Full Article...]

Korea's Biggest Crypto Exchange Raided Over Suspected Fraud

Korea's Biggest Crypto Exchange Raided Over Suspected Fraud The Seoul Southern District Prosecutors' Office raided the office of Upbit in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, and confiscated computer hard drives and account books. Gox trustee is trying to sell its funds on cryptocurrency exchanges. "Upbit is now under investigation by prosecutors and is cooperating", the exchange said in a notice to clients, adding that services such as transactions and wi... [Full Article...]

FCC issues Dollars 120 mln fine for spoofed robocalls

FCC issues Dollars 120 mln fine for spoofed robocalls The FCC proposed the fine in June in 2017 , alleging that Adrian Abramovich had made 96 million robocalls during a three-month period in 2016. The Abramovich fine is part of a multifaceted effort to crack down on robocalls, which have spurred more than 4.5 million complaints to federal regulators in recent years. [Full Article...]

WestJet pilots vote in favour of strike action

WestJet pilots vote in favour of strike action The union says negotiations will continue starting next week in Halifax and it is committed to staying there for as long as it takes to get a first collective agreement done. Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and global airline serving more than 220 airports on six continents. With a 91 per cent vote in favour of a strike mandate, consumer concerns are only likely to grow larger. [Full Article...]

S&P 500 Energy Sector SPDR (XLE) Ends Recent Session Above PSAR

It has $3.44B current assets and established on 1/1/0001. Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. A value of 25-50 would indicate a strong trend. Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend. [Full Article...]

BOE downs the pound, weak US CPI hardly helps

BOE downs the pound, weak US CPI hardly helps Bank of England officials, including Governor Mark Carney, had appeared to endorse that expectation and their decision to not follow through has led to accusations they are becoming unpredictable. Financial markets had seen a rate hike this month as a near certainty until the recent first quarter data shock and subsequent gloomy reports from different sectors of the economy. [Full Article...]

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) on Focus After Trading At 52-Week Highs

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) on Focus After Trading At 52-Week Highs The stock has a market cap of $152.00 billion, a PE ratio of 54.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.01 and a beta of 1.52. For the trailing twelve months, this company is paying dividend with the payout ratio of 0.23% to its shareholders. [Full Article...]

North Carolina Officer Recorded Choking, Slamming Black Man Outside Waffle House

North Carolina Officer Recorded Choking, Slamming Black Man Outside Waffle House Wall demanded that the officer "get your supervisor out here and get your hands off me". He told WRAL that his hands were up and he wasn't resisting arrest. Watch video of Wall's arrest below. (LDF). "Once again this incident was sparked when a Waffle House employee called the police after the patron allegedly complained about customer service. [Full Article...]

U.S. pilot recalls landing plane after mid-air explosion

U.S. pilot recalls landing plane after mid-air explosion The full 20/20 interview will air at 10 p.m. Friday on ABC . Others started streaming live on Facebook. Given the extremely terrifying and tragic circumstances, Shults said, "Darren handled it beautifully". Shults and Ellisor had split piloting duties throughout the flight. We tried, you just couldn't hear anything. The pilots donned oxygen masks and after the safe landing, Shults greeted pas... [Full Article...]

Apple to launch joint credit cards with Goldman

Apple to launch joint credit cards with Goldman Spokesmen for Goldman Sachs , Apple and Barclays declined to comment. It is expected to be launched in 2019 but it is not known yet if this would be your regular credit card with the Apple Pay branding, or will it be Apple-centric, providing features such as Apple Pay Cash, or discount on Apple products . [Full Article...]

Canada, Apple back development of carbon-free aluminum smelting tech

Canada, Apple back development of carbon-free aluminum smelting tech Standing alongside Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the two companies announced the technology, a headquarters in Montreal, and a research and development facility in a region of Quebec called Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. If the development can lower the price of aluminum for automakers, it's possible they'd expand the use of it besides what's already been projected for the collision fix indu... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Picks 10 Participants For Its Drone Program

Trump Administration Picks 10 Participants For Its Drone Program KDOT was one of 10 participants that were chosen for this program, including the City of San Diego, California, and the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority of Tennessee. This program will help state, local and tribal governments partner with private sector drone operators and manufacturers to expedite drone integration nationwide. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia reiterates vow to pursue nuclear weapons if Iran does

Saudi Arabia reiterates vow to pursue nuclear weapons if Iran does Saudi Arabia's air defences intercepted two ballistic missiles over Riyadh on Wednesday, state media said, the latest in a series of attacks claimed by Iran-allied rebels in neighbouring Yemen . Rajaratnam School of International Studies, said any economic showdown will force Gulf states to weigh their responses. Trump said the Obama-era deal failed to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions, a... [Full Article...]

Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Trades at $35.34 Forming Bullish Multiple Top

Zacks' sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Match Group. The firm had revenue of $379.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $362.86 million. Throughout the trading on 05/08/2018, the share price floated between $35.12 and $36.57. The stock is now showing its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 16.2 Percent. [Full Article...]


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