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United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers
- April 14, 2017

He told the network that he felt "shame" when he saw the video, and blamed the incident on a "system failure". If he does file suit, either against United or the Chicago authorities who manhandled him, he has a good case, legal experts say. (more...)
IRS issues last call for up to $1B in unclaimed tax refunds IRS issues last call for up to $1B in unclaimed tax refunds
- April 13, 2017

The IRS might request such records as receipts, bills, canceled checks and legal papers, the agency said, adding that only copies should be sent. If you are single, and they go after your pay, you could be left with just $201 a week for living expenses, McKenzie said. (more...)
BlackBerry wins $815 million in dispute with Qualcomm
- April 13, 2017

Both companies agreed to arbitration proceedings, which led to the award announced today. Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, as losses for its heavyweight financial and natural resource sectors offset a sharp boost in BlackBerry Ltd shares after it won an arbitration ruling against chipmaker Qualcomm Inc . (more...)
Trump suggests Susan Rice might have committed crime
- April 13, 2017

MITCHELL: It's the latest in a series of charges by the Trump Administration that critics say are created to distract from the Russian Federation investigation, and justify the president's explosive tweet a month ago: "Just found out that Obama had my wires tapped in Trump tower", shot down immediately by top Republicans and FBI Director James Comey. (more...)
Wall Street's 'Charging Bull' artist says girl statue violates his rights Wall Street's 'Charging Bull' artist says girl statue violates his rights
- April 13, 2017

Norman Siegel told The Associated Press that the artist would hold a news conference on Wednesday outlining the issues he has taken with the statue of the little girl . It's a symbolic reminder of the lack of women on the boards of many corporations. He says that the fact that the original plaque has been removed from the girl's feet proves that its motive wasn't genuine. (more...)
Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants 'Fearless Girl' moved Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants 'Fearless Girl' moved
- April 13, 2017

The sculptor of Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull " is pushing back against the overnight sensation of the bull's newest companion: a statue that's become known as "Fearless Girl", which depicts a small girl squaring off against the bovine companion. (more...)
Prashant Bhushan on Tata Adani case Prashant Bhushan on Tata Adani case
- April 13, 2017

It did not mention about the use of Regulatory Powers of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission in adjudicating Compensatory Tariff as per previous order. The apex court today set aside tribunal order that granted compensatory tariff to subsidiaries of Tata Power and Adani Power. Private power producers like Tata Power, Adani Power and Reliance Power had acquired coal assets in Indonesia to fire their thermal power plants in India. (more...)
Fire destroys much of France's Grande-Synthe refugee camp Fire destroys much of France's Grande-Synthe refugee camp
- April 12, 2017

The facility is one of the biggest migrant camps in France housing about 1,600 people, and provided hundreds of wooden huts for shelter, as well as cooking facilities and showers. One of the injured migrants was knocked over by a auto on a highway outside the camp and was in a critical condition, police said. Other aid groups are planning to distribute meals Tuesday to migrants in the gymnasiums and anywhere else they are found around town. (more...)
Breitbart Writers Ordered to Be Less Critical of Jared Kushner Breitbart Writers Ordered to Be Less Critical of Jared Kushner
- April 12, 2017

Spicer, without naming Bannon and Kushner, answered a few questions about Trump's "perspective on the ability of the senior advisers to resolve those differences". A senior official told the media that Trump gave the former Breitbart man an ultimatum following a nightmare week wherein the chief strategist found himself increasingly isolated within the White House, Axios reports. (more...)
Trump talks up orders on trade, but neglects to sign them
- April 12, 2017

Any U.S. trade enforcement measures should comply with generally accepted global trade rules and differences between the two countries should be handled properly, an unidentified spokesperson for China's Ministry of Commerce said in a speech on Saturday. (more...)
NSA McMaster: 'Prudent' to send strike group to Korean Peninsula NSA McMaster: 'Prudent' to send strike group to Korean Peninsula
- April 12, 2017

US National Security Adviser HR McMaster insisted that in the meantime it is "prudent" to send the strike group to the Korean peninsula, criticising North Korea as a rogue, nuclear-armed nation engaged in provocative behavior. military presence in both countries. "If we judge that they have perfected that type of delivery system, then that becomes a very serious stage of their further development", said Tillerson. (more...)
Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack
- April 11, 2017

I think we desperately needed to send a message that, 'You know what? Damascus denies carrying out the chemical attack that provoked the U.S. response. The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday declared that the administration does not see peace and stability in Syria with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad still in power. (more...)
BHP rejects activist fund Elliott urge to spin off USA oil assets BHP rejects activist fund Elliott urge to spin off USA oil assets
- April 11, 2017

What Elliott wants Part 3: Return more capital to shareholders and reduce debt through "discounted off-market buybacks". Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc from GBX 1,260 ($15.73) to GBX 1,350 ($16.85) and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 16th. (more...)
North Korean ballistic missile launch condemned by UN Security Council
- April 11, 2017

Washington was ready to act without Beijing's co-operation "If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will". The command says it believes the missile was a KN-15 medium range ballistic missile. It was the fourth time the Security Council has adopted a press statement on North Korea. In a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, Trump again said that all options were on the table when it came to North Korea's continued missile tests. (more...)
EU Commission to discuss Hungary on Wednesday's college meeting EU Commission to discuss Hungary on Wednesday's college meeting
- April 11, 2017

The Hungarian-born Soros founded Central European University in 1991. Tens of thousands of Hungarians rallied on Sunday in one of the biggest demonstrations against Prime Minister Viktor Orban's seven-year-old rule, denouncing a law that critics and opposition parties say targets the Central European University (CEU) set up by Soros, a global campaigner for liberal "open society". (more...)
Aspen Skiing Co., KSL buying Intrawest Resorts Holdings Aspen Skiing Co., KSL buying Intrawest Resorts Holdings
- April 11, 2017

The western resorts are hoping to gain access to the more than 70 million people living in the Northeast. He said the takeover price represents a 40 per cent premium over $16.97 United States per share, Intrawest's closing stock price on January 12, 2017, the trading day prior to a Reuters' report speculating that the company was exploring a potential sale. (more...)
Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged in 'unprecedented' b Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged in 'unprecedented' b
- April 11, 2017

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence reported their findings on Monday after conducting an aerial survey that covered more than 8,000 kilometres of reef off northeastern Australia . What was even more concerning was how little a role El NiƱo temperatures played in the event. He stated that the central third of the reef was as affected as the northern third of the coral reef was a year ago. (more...)
Haley: No political solution in Syria with Assad in power
- April 10, 2017

The comments represented a departure from what Haley had said before the United States hit a Syrian air base with 59 Tomahawk missiles on Thursday in retaliation for what it said was a chemical weapons attack by Assad's forces on Syrian civilians. (more...)
Donald Trump defends Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment scandal Donald Trump defends Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment scandal
- April 10, 2017

According to the report , O'Reilly and Fox News's parent company, 21st Century Fox , has paid out roughly $ 13 million to five different women in exchange to not pursue litigation or speak about the allegations. 21st Century Fox agreed to settle the Ailes harassment claim for $20 million in September, the The New York Times reported . O'Reilly hasn't admitted any wrongdoing. (more...)
Canada commemorates the centenary of the Vimy WWI battle
- April 10, 2017

But the Canadians did, after four days of intense warfare, capture the ridge that both the French and British had previously failed to do. Canadian troops fought under Canadian command as a united force for the first time there, defeating the German forces in just three days, although they paid a heavy price with 3,600 Canadians killed and 7,000 wounded. (more...)
Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un
- April 10, 2017

The US withdrew its nuclear weapons from Korea 25 years ago, and a new deployment would be seen as a major provocation for China, as well as North Korea. "This coordinated initiative could force North Korea to make real demilitarization concessions, while providing a win for both China and the United States", Markey wrote, adding that China has unsuccessfully urged the USA to engage North Korea directly for years. (more...)
Greece wants eurozone summit if debt talks fail: Tsipras Greece wants eurozone summit if debt talks fail: Tsipras
- April 09, 2017

Addressing a press conference at the end of the meeting, Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said: "We have achieved significant progress on the second review since the Eurogroup's last meeting in March". "They cut our pensions when they had said they would give us back our bonuses", said 77-year old Kostas Dimopoulos. Once that review is finalized, Greece will receive fresh disbursements from the 86 billion euro ($91.40 billion) bailout program. (more...)
Delta serves up pizza for passengers waiting out thunderstorms
- April 09, 2017

Delta supervisors in Atlanta , Nashville and other cities gave the green light to spring for 600 or so pizzas and other munchies for passengers stuck for hours in planes and terminals. "We waited until 3:30 [a.m.] until they just said yes, it's cancelled". I'm heading to Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. "Eventually I was able to find a flight to Dayton; my plan was to rent a vehicle and then drive to Indianapolis". (more...)
Google says it does not have systemic compensation disparities despite DoL claims
- April 09, 2017

The Labor Department found compensation disparities that appeared systematic against women almost across the complete workforce, said Janette Wipper a Regional Director of the Labor Department in testimony on Friday in a San Francisco court. (more...)
Highly Traded Stock: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Highly Traded Stock: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)
- April 09, 2017

Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Boston Partners bought a new position in MedEquities Realty Trust during the third quarter valued at $11,098,000. The Company invests in a diversified mix of healthcare properties and healthcare-related real estate debt investments. Stock analysts at KeyCorp decreased their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research note issued on Tuesday, Zacks Investment ... (more...)