Senate report uncovers USPS, CBP flaws contributing to fentanyl trafficking

The opioid shipments came mostly from China with some being sent through an intermediary in Europe before being re-shipped to the United States. The U.S. "In my home state of OH, fentanyl and its variations were involved in nearly 60 percent of all... More..

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Japanese crypto exchange says US$400 million in NEM currency lost
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Japanese crypto exchange says US$400 million in NEM currency lost

At a press conference in Tokyo at midnight Friday, Coincheck Inc. Following the breach, Coincheck put a halt on NEM trading , followed by a restriction on purchases and sales of all digital currencies, s...More..

US Will Release Framework For Immigration Bill On Monday
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

US Will Release Framework For Immigration Bill On Monday

Any compromise bill that passed would require support of the majority of Democrats demanding amnesty for Dreamers and Republicans who refuse to support any measure shielding DACA recipients. "After decades of...More..

Facebook Will Change Your News Feed Just By Asking 2 Questions
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Facebook Will Change Your News Feed Just By Asking 2 Questions

According to social media experts, the change will see posts from friends, family and groups get prioritized over posts from businesses, brands and media. Yes or No" and " How much do you trust each of these do...More..

Why Investors remained confident on Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB), GameStop Corp. (GME)?
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Why Investors remained confident on Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB), GameStop Corp. (GME)?

The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.63 million shares. Mutual Of America Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 71,920 shares or 0.21% of the stock. The company is also investing in its...More..

U.S. regulator probes Tesla autopilot crash
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

U.S. regulator probes Tesla autopilot crash

The safety board sent two investigators to Culver City on Tuesday, according to spokesman Peter Knudson, while NHTSA confirmed Wednesday that it is also dispatching a special team "to investigate the crash and ...More..

PSU financial institution shares fall after recapitalisation plan announcement
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

PSU financial institution shares fall after recapitalisation plan announcement

Jaitley said while planning recapitalisation the government had two objectives - which bank would get how much money and various steps to be taken to ensure that the PSBs follow higher standards. He said, the...More..

Qualcomm fined $1.2bn in Apple LTE market abuse
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Qualcomm fined $1.2bn in Apple LTE market abuse

From 2011 to 2016, Qualcomm had a deal with Apple to reward the iPhone maker significant rebates if the company exclusively bought LTE modems from Qualcomm. Internal documents cited by the Commission show that ...More..

Burger King Tackles Pro-Net Neutrality Argument With This Brilliant Video
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Burger King Tackles Pro-Net Neutrality Argument With This Brilliant Video

Of course, customers can pay a higher price for a Whopper, if they want to receive their burger quicker. That's why the BURGER KING® brand created WHOPPER® Neutrality, a social experiment that explains the effe...More..

Crude oil futures gain on firm global cues
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Crude oil futures gain on firm global cues

Over the past four weeks, demand for all petroleum products jumped more than 8 percent from the same period a year earlier to 20.5 million barrels a day. Worldwide benchmark Brent crude also reversed earlier ...More..

SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket

The three-booster heavy-lift rocket can carry payloads that weigh as much as a 737 jetliner, with fuel, passengers, crew and their luggage. The Falcon Heavy is essentially three of the California-based comp...More..

USA imposes protectionist imported goods tariffs
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

USA imposes protectionist imported goods tariffs

He noted that the government and the private sector raised the issue with the United States over its unfair safeguard through multiple channels, but he said the United States made a choice after considering d...More..

Sanchez, Mkhitaryan to have medicals ahead of swap transfer
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Sanchez, Mkhitaryan to have medicals ahead of swap transfer

Like Mkhitaryan, Sanchez was absent for Arsenal's 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace and Wenger revealed after the game that the Chilean had travelled to Manchester for negotiations with United. "If you want to ...More..

One dead, 16 injured after volcano erupts near Japan ski resort
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

One dead, 16 injured after volcano erupts near Japan ski resort

According to Kusatsu town officials, about 80 people, including skiers, were evacuated to an area near a ropeway station around the peak of Mt. Kusatsushirane, which includes Mt. 'Not all towns will be affected...More..

North Korea gearing up for massive military parade
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

North Korea gearing up for massive military parade

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said today the agency has spent the past year increasing its capacity to "interdict shipments" of cargo going into North Korea that could contain materials necessary to build nuclear w...More..

Netflix (NFLX) Surges On Q4 Earnings, Stock Valuation A Risk
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Netflix (NFLX) Surges On Q4 Earnings, Stock Valuation A Risk

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on NFLX shares. BidaskClub downgraded Netflix from a " buy " rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, December 2nd. Also, Director Leslie J...More..

City Files Opioid Lawsuit
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

City Files Opioid Lawsuit

Conference of Mayors, which will be held Thursday. NY pols and Trump have yet to find common ground on infrastructure. Almost 20 percent of opioid overdose deaths in NY happen as a result of prescription o...More..

German nurse serving life sentence facing 97 new charges of murder
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

German nurse serving life sentence facing 97 new charges of murder

Niels Hoegel was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders. During the trial it was heard he confessed to the killings of 90 more people during his em...More..

Cruise passenger dies after balcony fall
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Cruise passenger dies after balcony fall

The 44-year-old woman was on the Carnival Triumph , which sails from New Orleans . "The ship's medical team responded immediately, but, unfortunately, she passed away. A woman on board texted her mother tha...More..

Sanofi to Acquire Bioverativ for $11.6 Billion
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sanofi to Acquire Bioverativ for $11.6 Billion

Despite trying, Sanofi has not sealed a major pact in six or seven years, and the company's strong-selling Lantus (insulin glargine injection) has been facing generic competition. The market now represents ar...More..

Apple iPhone X Production to be Cancelled After Disappointing Sales
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Apple iPhone X Production to be Cancelled After Disappointing Sales

By this year's summer, if sales don't meet expectations, Apple could retire 2017's flagship iPhone which has an unconventional design component - the notch . He says iPhone X production will wrap up in...More..

International Monetary Fund raises Japan's growth forecast to 1.2% on broad-based global recovery
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

International Monetary Fund raises Japan's growth forecast to 1.2% on broad-based global recovery

Global economies are recovering simultaneously and at a stronger pace, and will get at least a short-term boost from the U.S. tax cuts, the International Monetary Fund said Monday. Both estimates were 0.1 perc...More..

'Explosive' US oil output development seen outpacing Saudis, Russia
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

'Explosive' US oil output development seen outpacing Saudis, Russia

The IEA's head of the oil industry and markets division, Neil Atkinson told CNBC: "What we are trying to understand is the responsiveness of the USA shale producers". In OPEC's monthly oil market report , ...More..

Workers shouldn't be used as 'pawns' in minimum wage fight: Wynne
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Workers shouldn't be used as 'pawns' in minimum wage fight: Wynne

Ontario Tim Hortons franchises have been thrust into the national spotlight after some franchisees slashed benefits following the province's minimum wage hike to $14. "Food prices would increase, or you're goin...More..

Wal-Mart's Sam's Club to shut some stores after review
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Wal-Mart's Sam's Club to shut some stores after review

Dozens of Sam's Club locations across the country abruptly closed for good Thursday without any warning to staff or customers. The retail giant announced it would be raising the minimum wage for USA employe...More..

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

It is not a psychological exam. (All that Propecia apparently elevated his hairdo.) And because he correctly answered 30 cognitive questions, we don't have to worry about the president's mental state. Jackson f...More..

by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Amazon Narrows Down Candidates for 2nd headquarters

Los Angeles was the only California city to make the cut, and Denver the only other city in the western United States. Amazon said it will make a final selection sometime this year. Newark is also proposing $...More..

May and Macron to sign Calais border treaty
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

May and Macron to sign Calais border treaty

Emmanuel Macron will be visiting Britain as president for the first time on Thursday (Yui Mok/PA). The new agreement will ensure a "more human" approach to border control, he said. The government hopes the...More..

Delhi HC refuses interim relief to disqualified AAP MLAs
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Delhi HC refuses interim relief to disqualified AAP MLAs

In between, the MLAs made pleas to the EC first and the Delhi High Court later that the case against them be dropped. "He must resign on ethical grounds and seek fresh mandate", adding, "It deserves praise fo...More..

LA Times Publisher Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, 'Frat House' Behavior
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

LA Times Publisher Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, 'Frat House' Behavior

The overwhelming vote of 248-44 was certified today by the National Labor Relations Board. The story broke one day before Times newsroom employees learned that they would be unionizing for the first time. A...More..