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Russian hackers may be collecting data through Americans' routers Russian hackers may be collecting data through Americans' routers
- May 28, 2018

Talos said in its report that it noted a "sharp spike" on 8 May 2018 in the amount of devices infected with VPNFilter , almost all of them located in Ukraine; that particular infection, the group said , was also different than the one hitting devices in other countries. (more...)
Unruly passenger arrested after allegedly launching midair tirade Unruly passenger arrested after allegedly launching midair tirade
- May 28, 2018

Police arrested a passenger at the gate after an American Airlines flight who chased a flight attendant and got into a fight with another passenger while in the air, The Washington Post reported . Four Miami-Dade Police Department officers walked into the plane after it landed and escorted Felix into Miami International Airport, where Federal Bureau of Investigation agents took custody of him. (more...)
Gas prices predicted to soar over summer months Gas prices predicted to soar over summer months
- May 26, 2018

All of those drivers out on the road are being greeted by the highest Memorial Day gas prices in four years according to AAA . Milani says the good news is that vehicle rentals are the cheapest they've been in about four years. In 2014, there were 9,967 fatalities in crashes involving a driver with a BAC of.08 or higher, accounting for 31 percent of total traffic fatalities for the year, according to AAA. (more...)
Trump talks to Naval Academy grads on how to pronounce Nevada Trump talks to Naval Academy grads on how to pronounce Nevada
- May 26, 2018

That money will be used in part, Trump said, to grow the USA fleet closer to his goal of 355 ships, up from the current count of about 280. Mr. Trump pointed to the administration's $700 billion in spending this year to rebuild the military, plus $716 billion next year. (more...)
Why Is Everyone Updating Their Privacy Policies? Why Is Everyone Updating Their Privacy Policies?
- May 26, 2018

And on May 23, it announced that it would start showing similar pop-ups to users outside the EU. So the rules will affect giants such as Facebook and Google and small US businesses with just one European client alike. Companies are trying to understand what level of protection different data needs, whether this could force them to change the way they do business and innovate, and how to manage the EU's 28 national data regulators, who enforce the law. (more...)
PHL eyeing oil from non-Opec countries PHL eyeing oil from non-Opec countries
- May 26, 2018

Brent crude futures were trading $1.08, or 1.4 percent, lower at $78.45 a barrel as of 10:54 a.m. EDT, while USA crude lost 85 cents to $71.35 a barrel. The API data, however, showed an unexpected rise of 980,000 barrels in gasoline stockpiles. The benchmarks are diverging as rising inventories in the USA weigh on American futures while risks to supply from Iran to Venezuela buoy Brent. (more...)
Nicki Jhabvala explains Broncos' reactions to National Football League anthem policy Nicki Jhabvala explains Broncos' reactions to National Football League anthem policy
- May 25, 2018

You shouldn't be there . "Maybe you shouldn't be in the country ". Given the longstanding relationship between the National Football League and the Pentagon, the possibility of National Football League players inspiring resistance to these new wars, and the political repression that will accompany them, is unbearable to the owners and the government. (more...)
Royals Get By Rangers Royals Get By Rangers
- May 25, 2018

Perez plated four runs with RBI singles in the fifth frame and seventh inning. But the catcher's caught stealing in the first inning was more memorable. They could have a great matchup, be in a great park, or just have a lot of quality sticks in the lineup, but these are the offenses primed for big days that you may want a piece of. (more...)
Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts
- May 24, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives aboard Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY, U.S., May 23, 2018. The US wants to increase the percentage of a auto that must be made in one of the NAFTA countries - the US, Mexico, and Canada - in order for the vehicle not to be subject to a duty when it corsses into another member country. (more...)
Pompeo speech reveals no realistic plan to get a better Iran deal Pompeo speech reveals no realistic plan to get a better Iran deal
- May 23, 2018

The options being considered by the bloc to keep Tehran in the nuclear deal reportedly include new credit lines, increased energy cooperation and implementing EU laws to block European firms from caving in to U.S. Media captionIran nuclear deal: Trump announces USA pull-out Why is Iran seen as a regional threat? Iran is spreading aggressively throughout the Middle East. (more...)
A Sick Passenger Needed A Doctor. So The US Surgeon General Volunteered A Sick Passenger Needed A Doctor. So The US Surgeon General Volunteered
- May 18, 2018

The #USPHS to which he referred is the United States Public Health Services Commissioned Corps. Adams, who was traveling to MS for public events, tweeted about the situation. He also went on to thank the "doctors, nurses, and techs who step up each and every day to respond to emergencies on flights". He has public events there Thursday, including a panel discussion on opioid abuse. (more...)
Cohen Texts Show Work On Trump Moscow Deal Lasted Through May 2016 Cohen Texts Show Work On Trump Moscow Deal Lasted Through May 2016
- May 18, 2018

Trump said that he repaid a $130,000 payment that Cohen made to Clifford just days before the presidential election in 2016 and suggested that the payment by Cohen to the actress could not be considered a campaign contribution. That revelation came via a New Yorker interview published on Wednesday, in which the whistleblower, a career law-enforcement official, claimed two missing Suspicious-Activity Reports (SAR) indicate Cohen pulled down millions more dollars through his shell company ... (more...)
Kroger Link-up Boosts Brit-Based Ocado Kroger Link-up Boosts Brit-Based Ocado
- May 18, 2018

The two companies said they are in the process of looking for three locations in the U.S.in which to build automated warehouse facilities this year, with the goal of identifying up to 20 sites over the first three years of the deal . Ocado Solutions CEO Luke Jensen is certainly intrigued by the opportunity at hand, noting that the "grocery online market in the USA has been relatively underdeveloped compared with some European markets". (more...)
Oil companies revise fuel prices again Oil companies revise fuel prices again
- May 17, 2018

Currently, a litre of diesel in Delhi will cost the buyer Rs 66.79 - that is more than the cost of a litre of petrol in Port Blair where petrol price is at Rs 64.96 and only slightly better than Panjim's Rs 69.41. Before Monday, petrol and diesel prices were last revised on April 24 when they were hiked by 13 paise each. Brent crude futures were at $79.36 per barrel, up 8 cents from their last close. (more...)
Amazon Prime members to get new discounts at Whole Foods Amazon Prime members to get new discounts at Whole Foods
- May 17, 2018

Amazon has actually been successfully leveraging its acquisition of the organic store chain, with several appealing deals offered to customers in the past. Customers can also go to the Whole Foods Market app to learn about numerous best offers each week. The annual cost for Amazon Prime membership is expected to rise 20 percent from $99 a year to $119. (more...)
Gap apologises for 'incorrect' Chinese map on T-shirts Gap apologises for 'incorrect' Chinese map on T-shirts
- May 16, 2018

American retailer Gap late on Monday apologised for failing to "reflect the correct map of China " - one that did not include Taiwan - on one of its T-Shirts. United States hotel chain Marriott, Spanish clothing giant Zara and a slew of airlines have faced China's wrath for not classifying Taiwan as part of China on their websites. (more...)
Twitter banishes 'trolls' to the shadows Twitter banishes 'trolls' to the shadows
- May 16, 2018

But what we've learned as we've dug into that a little bit more is that there were actually this tiny number of accounts - less than one per cent of accounts - that were making up the majority of reports that we were receiving for abuse. No doubt attention-seeking trolls will be hopping with rage and crying censorship over the latest development, but Twitter said that early testing of the new tools in various markets around the world shows that keeping the negative commentary out of sight is ... (more...)
Swiss Police Investigate Fatal Crash, Fire Involving Tesla Swiss Police Investigate Fatal Crash, Fire Involving Tesla
- May 16, 2018

Police in the Salt Lake City suburb of South Jordan said Monday the driver also said in an interview that she was looking at her phone before the accident. The 18 year-old driver slammed into a concrete wall, and the vehicle burst into flames, trapping the occupants inside. This past March , the agency opened an investigation after a Mountain View, California man crashed into a highway barrier and the auto burst into flames. (more...)
Oil markets firm amid OPEC cuts, Iran sanctions
- May 16, 2018

Since the accord was reached at the end of 2016, oil prices have climbed to their highest in almost four years to exceed $77 a barrel, up from $30 in early 2016. March inventories were only 9m barrels above 5 year averages. Non-OPEC oil producers such as Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brunei, Equatorial Guinea, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Russia , Sudan, and South Sudan agreed to reduce output by 558,000 barrels per day starting from January 1, 2017. (more...)
Cineworld Group plc (LON:CINE) Rating Changes as of April 23, 2018
- May 16, 2018

North Management accumulated 13,544 shs or 0.03% of the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund owns 698,211 shs. A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, February 9 by Shore Capital. On Monday, February 26 the company was maintained by Peel Hunt. The stock of CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings Plc (LON:CITY) earned "Corporate" rating by FinnCap on Thursday, June 23. (more...)
Gas prices are up again Gas prices are up again
- May 15, 2018

The price of the best grade of US oil traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange for delivery in June was more than $71 a barrel on Monday afternoon while the price of the best grade of oil used in Europe was more than $78 a barrel. This new record surprised experts in the field that the record was passed before the Memorial Day weekend as many take to the road during that holiday. (more...)
Facebook suspends 200 apps, review underway investigating data misuse Facebook suspends 200 apps, review underway investigating data misuse
- May 15, 2018

If evidence proves that they did, the apps will be banned from Facebook and people who used them will be notified, similar to the steps Facebook took in contacting people to let them know if their data was transferred to Cambridge Analytica . (more...)
Tim Cook To Duke University Graduates: 'Think Different, Be Fearless' Tim Cook To Duke University Graduates: 'Think Different, Be Fearless'
- May 15, 2018

The comment echoed Cook's earlier criticism of Facebook, which has endured months of criticism after it was revealed that a political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica , was able to harvest data for almost 90 million Facebook users. (more...)
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK) Price Target Raised to GBX 1790 at Berenberg Bank GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK) Price Target Raised to GBX 1790 at Berenberg Bank
- May 14, 2018

Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 21,144 shs. Prelude Cap Management Lc holds 0% of its capital in Restore plc (LON:RST) for 1,679 shs. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh invested in 0.03% or 97,018 shs. Numis Securities now has a GBX 62 ($0.84) price objective on the stock, down from their prior price objective of GBX 80 ($1.09). The broker changed on Thursday morning, the 726.52M GBP MC company's rating to Add. (more...)
Trump Extends Lifeline to Sanctioned Tech Company ZTE Trump Extends Lifeline to Sanctioned Tech Company ZTE
- May 14, 2018

The Trump administration is working with China to prevent telecom giant ZTE from going out of business after it was hit by an American technology sales ban. In the near-term, Lewis said, Chinese firms still depend on some elements of USA technology, but they are moving to become more autonomous. Similar concerns exist in Australia about Chinese equipment makers, although Fairfax reported today that ZTE is on the shortlist for two Australian telecommunications projects, including ... (more...)