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American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me' American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'
- April 25, 2017

She says the woman was looking for a place to put her collapsible stroller when the incident took place. The heated confrontation between the attendant and another passenger criticizing the move was caught on video, which Adyanthaya posted soon after. (more...)
Sri Lanka's oil firm workers call off strike over India deal Sri Lanka's oil firm workers call off strike over India deal
- April 25, 2017

In addition Petroleum Resources Minister Chandima Weerakkody will submit a report on the development of the Trincomalee oil tank to the cabinet committee on financial committee. Strike action of the Petroleum trade unions has begun since early hours of this morning. Saman Kumara said during the strike period 650 to 700 of the 1,300 filling stations ran out of fuel. (more...)
Flight attendant loses stroller confrontation Flight attendant loses stroller confrontation
- April 25, 2017

Thomas Demetrio, a prominent Chicago lawyer representing 69-year-old David Dao, told NBC's " Today " program that its was too late for the United Airlines' CEO to apologize face-to-face to his client. "You nearly hit that baby!' And he yelled at me to 'stay out of it!' just like he does in the video", she said. Watson said the flight attendant's tone was "aggressive" and the woman was refusing to let go of the stroller, which escalated the situation. (more...)
The Hot Stock: Rockwell Collins Jumps 5.1% The Hot Stock: Rockwell Collins Jumps 5.1%
- April 24, 2017

Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. Analysts are estimating that Rockwell Collins, Inc . If you are reading this report on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. (more...)
Tamil Nadu Farmers Call Off Delhi Strike After Chief Minister's Promise Tamil Nadu Farmers Call Off Delhi Strike After Chief Minister's Promise
- April 24, 2017

Lok Sabha deputy speaker M. Thambidurai, who also accompanied Palaniswami, said the Tamil Nadu government was working on the demands raised by the protesters. The farmers, who had staging a protest for the past 41 days demanding a Rs40,000 crore drought relief package, farm loan waiver and setting up of the Cauvery Management Board by the Centre, had earlier refused to end their agitation despite requests by several Union and state ministers. (more...)
Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in
- April 23, 2017

Stephens killed himself while being pursued by state and local police in Erie, Pennsylvania Tuesday morning, according to authorities. Following a short pursuit of about a mile or so, police executed the pit maneuver - striking a auto on one of its fenders to make it spin - on Buffalo Road by an abandoned school and an officer saw Stephens pull out a pistol and shoot himself. (more...)
Facebook out to read minds Facebook out to read minds
- April 23, 2017

The fact that Building 8 just formed previous year and already has two promising projects in the prototype state speaks volumes about the researchers behind it Dugan herself, whose history includes tenures with Alphabet and the United States Department of Advanced Research And Projects, also known as DARPA . (more...)
United Airlines changes policy after passenger's forceful remov
- April 23, 2017

After the incident triggered global outrage, United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz apologized to Dao, his family and its customers, saying the carrier would no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights. (more...)
Trump plans executive order on steel imports Trump plans executive order on steel imports
- April 23, 2017

Earlier this year Trump said he would require new or expanded pipelines to use American steel. He said if the US steel industry is deemed to be suffering from too much steel imports, he will recommend retaliatory steps that could include tariffs to ensure that steel imports no longer threaten USA national security. (more...)
Larson starts on pole with Bristol qualifying rained out Larson starts on pole with Bristol qualifying rained out
- April 23, 2017

He had two wins at this point of the season a year ago but has yet to visit victory lane this season. Maybe it is old age catching up to me but I think I prefer the excitement generated at a local weekly short track such as Bridgeport, New Egypt, Grandview or others. (more...)
Parallel Advisors LLC Buys New Position in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Parallel Advisors LLC Buys New Position in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)
- April 23, 2017

About 5.34 million shares traded. Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) reported first-quarter net income of $97.6 million. Cpcm LLC purchased a new stake in Schlumberger Limited . North American revenue rose 6% sequentially to $1.87 billion, while global revenue fell 7% to $4.92 billion. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share. (more...)
Sharapova should not get French Open wildcard, says rival Radwanska Sharapova should not get French Open wildcard, says rival Radwanska
- April 22, 2017

Other Sharapova admirers sent her heartfelt letters of inspiration that brought a tear to the Grand Slam champion's eyes. However, Sharapova could not have picked a better place to make her return. Her initial two-year ban was reduced to 15 months following an appeal to the court of arbitration for sport, which concluded she had not meant to cheat. (more...)
Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May
- April 22, 2017

The chain had recently said it had more than 130 retail stores and more than 30 outlet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Earlier this month, the company said it planned to close 28 stores and was trying to figure out what to do with the rest of them. (more...)
Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94
- April 22, 2017

According to military sources, the 21,000 lb GBU-43 massive ordinance blast weapon used in the attack on Thursday was the largest non-nuclear weapon the USA military has ever used in combat. The general confirmed the strike was carried out in coordination with Afghan officials and said rigorous surveillance had been conducted to prevent any civilian deaths. (more...)
InterContinental Hotels says 1200 hotels hit by malware InterContinental Hotels says 1200 hotels hit by malware
- April 22, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group said earlier this year that about a dozen of its hotels had been infected with credit-card stealing malware - it turns out, the number was around 100 times that. Yesterday, a government report revealed that almost half (46%) of British businesses had discovered at least one cybersecurity breach or attack in the past year, with the rate rising to two-thirds among medium and large companies. (more...)
Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia
- April 22, 2017

Russian Justice Ministry attorney Svetlana Borisova reportedly said in court that the Jehovah's Witnesses "pose a threat to the rights of citizens, public order and public security". Like Mormons, Seventh-Day Adventists and other religious minorities in the country, Jehovah's Witnesses have come under intense scrutiny under Russian anti-extremism laws that ban proselytizing and curtail the dissemination of religious literature. (more...)
Regulators sue Ocwen Financial over mortgages Regulators sue Ocwen Financial over mortgages
- April 22, 2017

In some cases, Ocwen requested more information from borrowers, but foreclosed before the deadline. The CFPB filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable ... (more...)
Watch Lilium's successful test flight of the world's first electric VTOL jet Watch Lilium's successful test flight of the world's first electric VTOL jet
- April 22, 2017

Today, Lilium announced that their full-scale prototype had its maiden flight and they released some impressive footage of the achievement. The lightweight flying-car is powered by 36 electric jet engines mounted on its wings via 12 moveable flaps. (more...)
Alaskan oil well leaking gas
- April 21, 2017

BP has previously seen a leak in the Alaska area as well. The well is too unsafe at this time for a response team made up of state and federal energy officials and BP employees to get near the well. The leakage from an oil well in the direction of the cold arid tundra plains in the north, but the volume of leaks so far is still unknown, the United States news network ABC News reported. (more...)
Food and Farm-Milk Dispute story
- April 21, 2017

A spokeswoman for Canada's dairy industry said Tuesday night there have not been any new taxes on dairy imports. The program, which works similarly to the Class 6 pricing program set forth by Ontario, restricts the exportation of ultra-filtered milk - a protein-rich ingredient used in yogurt and cheese production. (more...)
ACC extends deals with North Carolina sites after law change ACC extends deals with North Carolina sites after law change
- April 20, 2017

The Dr Pepper ACC Championship Football Game has been a sellout in three of the six years it has been played in Charlotte. Seeking to win back business, state lawmakers repealed the law on March 30, but they also approved a new measure banning cities from passing their own anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people until 2020, drawing outrage from civil rights advocates. (more...)
American Express (AXP) Soars on Q1 Earnings and Revenue Beat American Express (AXP) Soars on Q1 Earnings and Revenue Beat
- April 20, 2017

American Express Co. reports financial results, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX ) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 6.7%. The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 6.74 against an industry average of 11.05. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was first reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. (more...)
`Disappointed` Hamilton apologises to Mercedes for Bahrain GP penalty
- April 20, 2017

We will come back fighting". "It's frustrating to have had an issue this morning which cost us a lot of track time", Turvey said having waited all day to get back behind the wheel. I tried to extend the first stint but I couldn't keep up with the pace. The incidents were coming fast, with 18 -year-old Lance Stroll hit from the side on lap 13 by Carlos Sainz Jr., forcing the safety vehicle to come out. (more...)
Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government
- April 19, 2017

From simple Google and Wikipedia searches to deeper number-crunching work published by nonprofits like the Sunlight Foundation , there's an existing wealth of scannable data about USA tax dollars and how, and on whom, they're spent. "Even "human behavior" finds its way into the report: "[People] may choose wisely or poorly", the report contends, in opting to drive cars that hurt the environment, eschew full-time employment or "engage in unhealthful behavior such as smoking". (more...)
Des Moines to host NCAA again in 2019
- April 19, 2017

Greenville hosted the SEC Women's Basketball Tournament along with the first and second rounds of the NCAA men's tournament a few months back - with the Gamecocks notably winning the SEC women's tournament and advancing out of Greenville on the men's side. (more...)
Snapchat denies CEO's Snapchat denies CEO's "poor India" comment, but #boycottSnapchat trends online
- April 18, 2017

Snapchat , which has about 40 lakh users in India , has called the allegations "ridiculous". Run an early-stage company? According to the lawsuit , the Snpchat CEO believed that the app was only for "rich people". The dip put Snap on track to close at its lowest level in almost a month, a bad sign following its $3.4 billion public listing that was the hottest by a technology company in three years. (more...)
TLC Could Soon Force Uber to Provide Tipping Option TLC Could Soon Force Uber to Provide Tipping Option
- April 18, 2017

Ride-services company Uber Technologies Inc may be required to provide passengers a way to tip their drivers, despite its longstanding resistance, if a plan by New York City's taxi regulator is implemented. The city agency characterized the tipping proposal as part of an initiative to address drivers' economic challenges. The ride-hail giant claimed drivers in NY made more than $90,000 a year, but the agency found the median income of drivers there is $29,000 less than that. (more...)
Britain urges N Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive
- April 18, 2017

The official added that if the USA shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. State television showed Kim stepping out of a limousine, wearing black suit and a white shirt, and saluting his honour guard before walking down a red carpet. (more...)
Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator
- April 17, 2017

The decision was expected after President Donald Trump this week reversed himself and said China was not a currency manipulator. When will President Trump begin to do the job he is in? The declaration also came days after Trump - in a turnabout from his campaign stance - declared in an interview that his administration would not label China a currency manipulator, which could have triggered investigations. (more...)
Trump's bank nominee once voted to let it die Trump's bank nominee once voted to let it die
- April 16, 2017

Scott Garrett of New Jersey as the president of the agency. Trump told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday he would fill the two vacancies on the bank's five-member board that have prevented it from having a quorum and being able to act on loans over $10 million. (more...)
Global stocks lower after Trump talks down dollar Global stocks lower after Trump talks down dollar
- April 15, 2017

In a Wall Street Journal interview Trump said China has not been a currency manipulator "for some time" and had instead been trying to prevent its currency from weakening. "That'd be all right, too". "I thought we had moved past this foolishness", said Bosworth. But there are compelling reasons why recent administrations have tried to avoid commenting on the dollar: Other countries can interpret loose talk as an effort to manipulate the vital currency . (more...)
Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low
- April 14, 2017

Earlier today, Labor Department announced data regarding USA job growth showing signs of slowing down, while the unemployment rate is now at 4.5 percent, a almost 10-year low. Declining on the month were retail trade (-29,700) and information (-3,000). The unemployment rate for all Americans declined from 4.7 percent in February to 4.5 percent in March. (more...)
USA banks all dressed up with few places to grow
- April 14, 2017

Wells Fargo reported net income of $5.5 billion, or $1 per share, for the first quarter of 2017, beating expectations by 3 cents per share and roughly matching last year's first-quarter earnings of $5.5 billion or 99 cents per share. The bank has said it is cooperating with ongoing investigations. The bank indicated that costs are expected "remain elevated due to regulatory and compliance initiatives". (more...)
First Alert Forecast: mild temperatures and low rain chances through Easter
- April 14, 2017

A warm front lifts across late on Saturday meaning that Easter could feel more like summer than the middle of April. Sunday: Partly cloudy, warm and breezy with the chance for an isolated shower. After a sunny and seasonably mild afternoon on Thursday look for the cloud cover to increase tonight . Lingering rain may hold on into Tuesday . (more...)
No-Fly Zone: Trump Not Allowed To Use Personal Helicopter No-Fly Zone: Trump Not Allowed To Use Personal Helicopter
- April 14, 2017

President Donald Trump, through his Trump Organization, owns or operates 17 different golf courses around the world, including 12 in the United States, two in Dubai, one in Ireland and two in Scotland. PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump can only look at the personal helicopter parked on the front lawn of his Mar-a-Lago resort. Now known as the "Winter White House", Trump continues to make trips to Mar-a-Lago. (more...)