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Twitter is notifying anyone who followed a Russian spam account

Twitter is notifying anyone who followed a Russian spam account They used the hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo to promote the effort, and 24 hours later, it was the number one trend among accounts linked to Russian propaganda , including automated bot accounts. A Twitter spokesperson said Tuesday that the company is "committed to addressing malicious activity on our platform". Just last week, Twitter announced that it suspended more than 1,000 Russia-linked acco... [Full Article...]

Hawaii governor forgot his Twitter password during false alarm scare

Hawaii governor forgot his Twitter password during false alarm scare Don't get me wrong, I think everyone would rather receive a false alarm alert for a threat on campus than an incoming nuclear weapon. Hawaii State House majority leader Della au Belatti said the false alarm as identified "so many gaps in the system" but added "we won't see this kind of communication breakdown again". [Full Article...]

New Orleans' global airport: 12M-passenger record

New Orleans' global airport: 12M-passenger record A "record-breaking" 29.6m passengers travelled through Dublin Airport a year ago, up +6% compared to 2016. Airport officials reported the total passenger count totaled 3,550,912, up from the previous record set in 2007. Puckering said those flights, combined with the winter flights from Air Transit and Sunwing to southern destinations, made for a very successful year. [Full Article...]

Haqqani commander, two others killed in USA drone strike in Pak

Haqqani commander, two others killed in USA drone strike in Pak Pakistan condemned a USA drone strike that reportedly killed three members of the dreaded Haqqani terrorist network staging deadly attacks in neighboring Afghanistan. The Foreign Office said that Pakistan has also been stressing the need of early repatriation of Afghan refugees as their presence in Pakistan helps Afghan terrorists to melt and morph among them. [Full Article...]

SC takes in all petitions on Loya's death from High Courts

SC takes in all petitions on Loya's death from High Courts In the press conference the judges said that they had failed to convince Chief Justice Dipak Misra to protect the Supreme Court as an institution. Speaking at the launch of the book " Supreme Court of India- The Beginnings " by author Vikram Raghavan and Vasujith Ram, Justice Chelameswar, who was the chief guest, said, "People like me who are interested in sustaining and protecting the instituti... [Full Article...]

BOJ leaves monetary policy unchanged

BOJ leaves monetary policy unchanged The decision on maintaining its interest rate targets was made by an 8-1 vote with board member Goushi Kataoka dissenting on the view additional stimulus was needed to hit the target. The dollar briefly popped up to 111.225 yen but last traded at 110.985. Japan's economy expanded for the seventh straight quarter in July-September, its longest uninterrupted stretch of growth since 1994 and stock ... [Full Article...]

Consumers Can Find Low-Cost Checking, Despite Bank of America Move

Consumers Can Find Low-Cost Checking, Despite Bank of America Move Arguing that the requirements are beyond the financial reach of many lower-income individuals and families, bank customers have launched a Change.org petition that asks Bank of America to drop the requirements. "I am in the process of switching banks because of this", another petition signer said. A small segment of the bank's customers had remained in the e-banking accounts until recent wee... [Full Article...]

Stripe Abandons Bitcoin Payments But Says Cryptocurrency Is Still Viable

Stripe Abandons Bitcoin Payments But Says Cryptocurrency Is Still Viable The move is slightly ironic because the processing site was the first major company to publicize cryptocurrency's benefits-it started accepting bitcoin payments back in 2014. Stripe said it will still remain open about Bitcoin: we will still keen monitoring what's happening. He adds: "Bitcoin itself may become viable for payments again in the future". [Full Article...]

NYC sues opioid makers, distributors for role in drug epidemic

NYC sues opioid makers, distributors for role in drug epidemic Manufacturer named in the suit are Purdue Pharma L.P.; Purdue Pharma, Inc.; The Purdue Frederick Company, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.; Cephalon, Inc.; Johnson& Johnson; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; OrthoMcNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc. [Full Article...]

German nurse serving life sentence facing 97 new charges of murder

German nurse serving life sentence facing 97 new charges of murder These new charges were expected, after officials said back in November they believed Hoegel was responsible for killing over 100 patients. In total, 134 bodies were exhumed from nearly 70 cemeteries. The exact number can never be known because some of the people who died under Hoegel's watch were cremated, AP reported. Ten years ago, a German nurse was convicted of killing 28 elderly patie... [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Powell for Federal Reserve chair

Senate confirms Powell for Federal Reserve chair Powell, viewed as a centrist, enjoyed support from Republicans and Democrats. Shortly after the final tally was called, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey. Or if the economy shows signs of overheating, they might want to move more aggressively. Stubbornly low inflation and consumer prices have suggested the Fed should hold... [Full Article...]

Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay news publishers for content

Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay news publishers for content There has been much discussion about subscription models but I have yet to see a proposal that truly recognizes the investment in and the social value of professional journalism. He also said Facebook was working on minimizing the news feeds to 4% from its previous 5% in a bid to prevent "crowding out the personal moments that lead us to connect more with each other". [Full Article...]

Earnings Analysis Of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Earnings Analysis Of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.17380, the 3 month is 0.96608, and the 1 month is now 1.03317. The profit margin can answer importantly to find consistent trends in a firm's earnings, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) has positive 21.30% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise wo... [Full Article...]

Eight People Injured, Hundreds of Houses Damaged by Java Earthquake

Eight People Injured, Hundreds of Houses Damaged by Java Earthquake At least three people were killed following a 6.5-magnitude natural disaster just outside the coastal town of Cipatujah on Java island in mid-December. Thousands of people evacuated the building due to the natural disaster which lasted for just under a minute. TVOne television showed workers and shoppers running out of a mall in central Jakarta in panic. [Full Article...]

Sanofi, Facing Threat From Generics, Moves to Buy Hemophilia Drug Maker

Sanofi, Facing Threat From Generics, Moves to Buy Hemophilia Drug Maker Shares of Bioverativ ( NASDAQ BIVV ) traded up $1.36 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $64.11. Sanofi is offering $105 apiece for all of Bioverativ's outstanding shares, which is a two-thirds premium on the US-based company's closing price ahead of the weekend. [Full Article...]

Lady Overboard On Carnival Cruise

Lady Overboard On Carnival Cruise Search and rescue operations are underway, and Carnival's CARE Team "is providing support and assistance to the guest's family", Gulliksen said. A search effort has been launched for the overboard passenger and the Carnival Care team is supporting family and friends during this very hard time. [Full Article...]

Agenda of Iran's Talks with French FM Not Fixed Yet: Spokesman

Agenda of Iran's Talks with French FM Not Fixed Yet: Spokesman To appease the American president, France , Germany and the United Kingdom have taken up to address Iran's ballistic missile tests and Iran's regional influence while preserving what Donald Trump called "the worst deal ever negotiated" - the 2015 accord that tamed Iran's nuclear ambitions for at least ten years. [Full Article...]

Analysts reckon the iPhone X could have a surprisingly short shelf life

Analysts reckon the iPhone X could have a surprisingly short shelf life There are rumors that Apple , the smartphone giant is soon going to cancel its anniversary phone iPhone X. This leak is released from a very credible source, AppleInsider . Earlier this month, a number of Wall Street firms also issued corrections for predictions of expectations of iPhone X sales during 2018, with most adjusting the figures downward. [Full Article...]

Jonathan Friedland Sells 995 Shares of Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Stock

Jonathan Friedland Sells 995 Shares of Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Stock The stock had a trading volume of 8,340,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,720,000. Shares for $1.92 million were sold by Peters Gregory K. The company was maintained on Friday, October 6 by Wedbush. The stock of NRG Yield, Inc. As per Wednesday, October 21, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. [Full Article...]

UBS to merge United States and global wealth management divisions

UBS to merge United States and global wealth management divisions The world's largest wealth manager will repurchase as much as 2 billion Swiss francs (S$2.7 billion) of stock over three years, committed to growing its dividend and expects to return excess capital to shareholders as it boosts capital. Net profit included a 2.86 billion Swiss francs write down during the final quarter of 2017 of its deferred tax assets because of the introduction of tax cuts in t... [Full Article...]


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