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Czechs cities to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day
- April 13, 2018

It found that there were significant age gaps in knowledge about the Holocaust, with 22 percent of millennials saying they haven't heard or were not sure if they have heard of the Holocaust, compared to 11 percent for all US adults. It also found that most Americans desire an overall improvement in the quality of the Holocaust curriculum. The study found that the vast majority of respondents support Holocaust education. (more...)
Russian Federation to deploy troops to site of chemical attack in Syria Russian Federation to deploy troops to site of chemical attack in Syria
- April 13, 2018

The world's chemical warfare watchdog, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons , said Tuesday it would send a team to Syria after reports of a gas attack there. After the Douma attack, the insurgent group dug in there, Jaish al-Islam, finally agreed to withdraw. Prime Minister Theresa May has said all indications point to the Syrian regime being behind the suspected chemical attack , and that Britain will work with its "closest allies" to hold those behind the attack ... (more...)
Singapore falls to 18th place in the world's busiest airports Singapore falls to 18th place in the world's busiest airports
- April 13, 2018

Haneda handled 84,956,964 passengers in 2017; by passenger throughput, it was the third-busiest airport in Asia and the fourth-busiest in the world. Atlanta , still the world's busiest airport, was the only one among the top 20 to report a decline in passenger traffic In China, Tianjin airport reported 25% more passengers past year; Nanjing 15.5%, and Xian 13% In India , passenger traffic in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) jumped 27%, while Hyderabad saw a 20% gain and Bangalore, 13% Dubai ... (more...)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify for 2nd day on Capitol Hill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify for 2nd day on Capitol Hill
- April 12, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (in blue suit) testifies before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee at Capitol Hill in Washington . Earlier in the day, Zuckerberg said he believes it is "inevitable" that there will be regulation of his industry. (more...)
Uber Launches New App For Its Drivers Uber Launches New App For Its Drivers
- April 12, 2018

With Jump's integration into the Uber app, users can reserve, unlock and pay for the bikes the same way they'd hail a ride. The expansion kicked off earlier this week after Uber announced that it had acquired bike-sharing startup Jump. (more...)
Inflation slows again; prices 5.04% higher Inflation slows again; prices 5.04% higher
- April 12, 2018

Food prices at the wholesale level surged 2.2 percent, the biggest increase since April 2014, with many categories showing gains. Annual inflation is rising as the big price declines from past year drop from the calculation. As such, many economists believe the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates three more times this year. The Fed has already raised rates once in 2018 and has indicated two more hikes are on the way this year. (more...)
VW Group Considering New CEO, Possibly Promoting Herbert Diess VW Group Considering New CEO, Possibly Promoting Herbert Diess
- April 12, 2018

However, Volkswagen refused City AM's request to confirm whether Muller was resigning, and whether he would be replaced by Diess. Shares in Volkswagen surged in Tuesday afternoon trading, adding as much as five percent on the day before paring their gains to around 4.0 per cent at a price of 170.84 euros around 3:30 p.m. (more...)
Apple says all its operations now run on 100% renewable energy Apple says all its operations now run on 100% renewable energy
- April 11, 2018

Currently, Apple has completed 25 renewable energy projects all over the world, with 626 megawatts of generating capacity. China's investment in renewable energy-excluding large hydro projects-rose 30% compared with 2016, and was more than three times of that of the USA , whose investment in the sector dropped 6% from 2016 to $40.5 billion previous year. (more...)
French President Macron tweets pictures in Paris with Mohammed bin Salman French President Macron tweets pictures in Paris with Mohammed bin Salman
- April 11, 2018

Paris: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in France on Sunday on the fourth leg of his worldwide tour for a stop that will focus on building relations over culture and tourism. On the third day of the prince's trip, military equipment-maker BAE Systems says Britain has signed a multi-billion-pound preliminary order from Saudi Arabia for 48 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets. (more...)
New 2018 Ford Focus officially revealed New 2018 Ford Focus officially revealed
- April 11, 2018

The VW Golf was the best hatchback , Donald Trump was still hosting the American version of The Apprentice and "fake news" was merely a form of poor journalism. It will even park itself using the second version of Active Park Assist and the Pre-Collision Assist can now detect cyclists, as opposed to just pedestrians. (more...)
LeBron James throws down dunk while Michael Beasley runs away LeBron James throws down dunk while Michael Beasley runs away
- April 11, 2018

The margin was only three, however, at halftime, and Detroit managed only 38 points over the final two quarters. "But it's a pretty cool thing". James, who recorded 26 points and 11 assists in Monday's game, tells ESPN Ian Begley that he's known about Ntilikina for quite a while, as his close friend, Romeo Travis, played with the Belgian ball-handler overseas. (more...)
LaLiga: Gareth Bale's agent speaks on player leaving Real Madrid
- April 11, 2018

That result has done little for Real's domestic efforts this season, as they remain fourth in the table, but Navas insists a club chasing down a third successive European crown will continue to give their all over the remainder of the campaign. (more...)
Child advocates call for FTC probe of YouTube
- April 11, 2018

Almost two dozen child advocacy and consumer watchdog groups are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google for allegedly violating children's privacy laws with its YouTube online video service. A spokesperson for YouTube responded to the allegations and said, "While we haven't received the complaint, protecting kids and families has always been a top priority for us". (more...)
Dow Tumbles 700 Points on Trump's Tariff Threat, Weak Jobs Report Dow Tumbles 700 Points on Trump's Tariff Threat, Weak Jobs Report
- April 10, 2018

While exports to China were unchanged in February, imports from the country declined 14.7 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average closed 572 points lower, a 2.3 percent decrease, while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 index dropped 2.3 percent and 2.2 percent, respectively. (more...)
Long Term Trend: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Long Term Trend: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
- April 10, 2018

While Kinder Morgan might have singled them out in a press release, the B.C. government hasn't been the sole source of opposition against the controversial project. wine in response. "I am shocked and deeply disappointed for all Canadians by the lack of action from the Federal Government, which has brought us to this brink", he said. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) Sentiment Worsens in Q4 2017
- April 10, 2018

Royal Bank Of Canada sold 26,736 shares as the company's stock declined 3.71% with the market. The company has market cap of $6.29 billion. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 1.85% and Weekly Volatility of 2.41%. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 18 with "Underperform". Heading into the stock price potential, Exxon Mobil Corporation needs to grow just 11.81% to cross its median price target of $85. (more...)
Uber Acquires Cycle-Sharing Startup JUMP Bikes Uber Acquires Cycle-Sharing Startup JUMP Bikes
- April 10, 2018

The company announced that it's purchasing Jump, the bike-sharing platform that features "electric, dock-less" bikes. But Monday's announcement paves the way for expansion of the Uber Bike program into other markets. "The JUMP brand will also continue and we hope it will represent the best in bike share technology and responsible operations". After that, it'll be only a matter of time before we hear of Uber bringing JUMP bikes to new cities around the world, so we'll keep an eye out for ... (more...)
Russian stocks tumble as United States imposes sanctions Russian stocks tumble as United States imposes sanctions
- April 10, 2018

Shares of Russian aluminum giant United Company Rusal Plc 0486.HK plunged as much as 41.8 percent on Monday as investors bailed on the stock after it was included in a new list of us sanctions targeting Russian companies and their owners. (more...)
What eating world's hottest chilli pepper can do to you What eating world's hottest chilli pepper can do to you
- April 10, 2018

Severe neck pain developed over the next few days along with debilitating severe headaches , lasting just a few seconds at a time. Doctors determined that the man's headaches were caused by a condition known as reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS). (more...)
Apple will abandon Intel processors Apple will abandon Intel processors
- April 09, 2018

About 306,224 shares traded. It has outperformed by 30.35% the S&P500. Apple has been reportedly making microLED screens in a secret facility so that they can be used for future products. Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) was reduced too. Therefore 58% are positive. Apple has a twelve month low of $140.06 and a twelve month high of $183.50. (more...)
Amazon.com (AMZN) PT Lowered to $1392.05 Amazon.com (AMZN) PT Lowered to $1392.05
- April 09, 2018

The company's 3-months average volume stands at 6.29 million. The business's revenue was up 38.2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Amazon.com, Inc. Ltd. now owns 631,630 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $452,007,000 after buying an additional 6,485 shares in the last quarter. $184,924 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by FergusonMchugh MaryLynn. (more...)
Watch Virgin Galactic's New SpaceShipTwo Go Supersonic Watch Virgin Galactic's New SpaceShipTwo Go Supersonic
- April 07, 2018

A rocket motor then accelerated Unity to Mach 1.87 during a 30-second rocket burn before the ship's two pilots shut it down. Virgin Galactic's sister manufacturing company, The Spaceship Company, built the VSS Unity from scratch for Virgin Galactic . (more...)
Ford F-150, Expedition transmission levers recalled Ford F-150, Expedition transmission levers recalled
- April 07, 2018

The problem: According to the Ford recall notice , "a clip that locks the gear shift cable to the transmission may not be fully seated". Additionally, Ford recalled 161 2017-18 Ford F-150 and 2018 Ford Expedition , 2018 Lincoln Navigator and 2018 Ford Mustang vehicles with 10R80 transmissions for a potentially missing roll pin that attaches the park pawl rod guide cup to the transmission case. (more...)
Shares in WPP drop as advertising giant investigates CEO Shares in WPP drop as advertising giant investigates CEO
- April 07, 2018

Sources also told The Wall Street Journal the investigation is looking into possible misuse of company assets. The Telegraph reports that the ad giant's chairman Roberto Quarta had called in outside law firm Wilmer Hale to probe allegations made by a whistleblower. (more...)
New 'nanny state' sugar tax is 'counterproductive,' critics say New 'nanny state' sugar tax is 'counterproductive,' critics say
- April 07, 2018

Anticipation of the sugar tax coming into force has meant that many fizzy drinks brands have quietly changed their recipes. Shortly after the 2016 announcement, Lucozade Ribena Suntory launched Lucozade Zero in the United Kingdom, citing "the nation's changing health agenda". (more...)