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Finance Three-year-old Acen King killed in Arkansas road rage shooting
Author: 0 Three-year-old Acen King killed in Arkansas road rage shooting

Not realizing that the child had been hit, the woman drove on to a JC Penney about 9 miles away. Police said the boy and his grandmother were at a stop sign in south west Little Rock on Saturday when a tall African American man driving behind them got out of his auto and opened fire because the woman "wasn't moving fast enough".

Author: 0 Omnicom gets DoJ subpoena over video production practices

That means all four of the largest holding companies by revenue have been subpoenaed by the federal government as its investigation into reports of "bid rigging" continues. All of the companies said they are cooperating with the investigation. But it seems hard to imagine that bid-rigging is sufficiently widespread to meaningfully harm any significantly sized agency.

Author: 0 Yellen: Jobs Market Strongest In A Decade

According to Yellen, job market is at its strongest in close to a decade. The economy is growing more slowly than in previous periods of recovery. In her speech, Yellen said that technology had allowed low-skilled jobs to be replaced by automation while globalization had also caused jobs that require less education to move overseas.

Author: 0 Corpus Christi officials knew of water problem 2 weeks ago

The EPA confirmed in a statement Sunday that none of the 28 drinking water samples collected from across the city water system from December 15-16 tested positive for the presence of the chemical officials feared had leaked into the water supply, Indulin AA-86, at their method detection levels.

Finance Another Yahoo breach and investors are rattled
Author: 0 Another Yahoo breach and investors are rattled

Yahoo breach is 3 years old. Believed to be the largest online security breach to date, the 2013 attack on Yahoo is likely to raise new questions for Verizon, now set to close on its $4.83 billion purchase of Yahoo properties early next year.

Finance US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November
Author: 0 US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November

Prices for energy - including gasoline and household natural gas and fuels - decreased by 2.7 percent from the previous month. The rise follows a relatively small increase in prices in October 2016, which resulted in a downward contribution to the change in the rate of a similar magnitude to the upward effect seen in November.

Author: 0 I want to play on the same team with Messi - Ronaldo

While nearly all the football personalities around the world felt that Ronaldo fully deserved his 4 Ballon d'Or award, Barcelona legend Xavi was adamant that his former team-mate deserved it ahead of Ronaldo. "He who owes nothing, fears nothing", Ronaldo told broadcaster RTP at the time. Yeah, so what if he's just won his fourth Ballon d'Or? Ronaldo is with Real Madrid in Japan, where the club is preparing to take on Club America in the the semifinals of the Club World Cup.

Author: 0 Cyrus Mistry ousted from Tata Teleservices' board of directors

His predecessor Ratan Tata, who replaced Mistry as the interim chairman, is trying to tighten his grip by seeking to removal Mistry from boards of the operating companies as well. Wadia also said he has already sent notices for defamation to Tata Sons for "carrying on a personal vendetta against me for not toeing their line".

Author: 0 Alaska Air Closes On Takeover Of Rival Virgin America

Its closure, however, has depended on it garnering US Department of Justice (DOJ) antitrust approval, which it did this month, and on the settlement of an outstanding anti-merger lawsuit, settled last week. For customers of Alaska and Virgin America, some changes will come quickly. Virgin America Elevate members and Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members will also be able to earn rewards on each other's flights.

Author: 0 Najib, Modi have historic video teleconference

The leaders of Malaysia and India held a 30-minute live video teleconference for the first time at the inaugural Asian Business Leaders Conclave here. Najib and Modi bolstering more success for India and Malaysia. Addressing the Conclave, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said that he found Prime Minister Modi to be a " good reformist", reported the media.

Finance Iran buys Boeing aircraft from America
Author: 0 Iran buys Boeing aircraft from America

In June, Iran Air revealed that discussions were under way with Boeing for 100 aircraft. Boeing stressed that the Iran Air will support USA manufacturing jobs, something that Trump has stressed as priority before and after the election.

Finance Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery
Author: 0 Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery

On Saturday night, tens of thousands of people crowded into Antonio Maceo Revolution Square to shout "Yo soy Fidel!" Castro died on Novembre 25 aged 90. The Russian-made jeep ferrying Castro's ashes broke down and needed to be pushed on Saturday en route to the late leader's final resting place. The Bacardi family left Cuba in the early years of the revolution after their properties were nationalized by the Castro government.

Finance Gunbattle triggers anti-India clashes in Kashmir
Author: 0 Gunbattle triggers anti-India clashes in Kashmir

The two countries have to first mutually agree to take cooperative bilateral initiatives at multiple levels for addressing the seven decades old Kashmir problem. He said that Pakistan's relations with Iran were brotherly and friendly, and its foreign minister had offered mediation between Pakistan and India, a step welcomed by Pakistan.

Finance Tata Steel Europe's negative returns pose grave risk to Group: Mistry
Author: 0 Tata Steel Europe's negative returns pose grave risk to Group: Mistry

Mumbai, Dec. 6: Cyrus P. Mistry today again defended his leadership in six listed Tata group companies, whose shareholders will vote this month on separate resolutions seeking his ouster as a director. "So there was no question of anything remotely like what is sought to be alleged". In a reference to the trustees of Tata Sons, the statement said that these individuals are "prone to impulsive control" and have inflicted severe damage and enormous financial losses on all the stakeholders of ...

Finance GoDaddy offers $1.8 billion for Host Europe
Author: 0 GoDaddy offers $1.8 billion for Host Europe

It plans to hang on to other Host Europe businesses, though, including 123Reg, Domain Factory and Heart Internet, as well as its its conference division, which runs World Hosting Day and NamesCon. Together GoDaddy and HEG will provide even more value for our customers and introduce new solutions to help their ventures succeed". Financing for the transaction has been committed by existing lenders at interest rates similar to GoDaddy's existing term loan.

Finance Ford To Take On $2.8 Billion In Debt To Develop Futuristic Cars
Author: 0 Ford To Take On $2.8 Billion In Debt To Develop Futuristic Cars

Finally, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. raised its stake in shares of General Motors by 4.6% in the second quarter. VNBTrust National Association boosted its position in shares of Ford Motor Company by 0.4% in the second quarter. The business earned $35.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.70 billion. The auto manufacturer reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.06.

Finance Petition calls for new UK 5-pound bank note to be 'fat
Author: 0 Petition calls for new UK 5-pound bank note to be 'fat

The new £5 notes contain tallow, a substance made from animal fat . An online petition calling for the bank to cease using animal product in its notes swiftly gained support: at the time of writing more than 90,000 people had signed the petition due to be delivered to the Bank of England.

Finance US home prices surpass pre-recession peak amid healthy sales
Author: 0 US home prices surpass pre-recession peak amid healthy sales

It isn't smart to confuse this full recovery in housing prices with a full recovery in the housing market overall. "Crossing this threshold is largely symbolic", said Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia chief economist. After Trump's election, the rate on a 30-year mortgage jumped from 3.3% to over 4%. And prices in many neighborhoods in the Chicago are recovering so slowly, the metropolitan area as a whole remains down 19.7 percent from the highs reached in July 2007.

Author: 0 Next-generation Ford Fiesta

One viewer was Marshall Motor Holdings chief executive Daksh Gupta, who tweeted: "Watching the event live.new Fiesta looks great!" Dominating the living space is an eight-inch "floating" touchscreen linked to a SYNC 3 infotainment system, and for the first time ever on a Ford - a B&O Play sound system.

Finance Italian Premier Renzi Risks His Job in Vote Over Reforms
Author: 0 Italian Premier Renzi Risks His Job in Vote Over Reforms

If the most recent polls are correct and Renzi is heading for defeat, it is likely that a technical government would be formed. Stabilizing Monte dei Paschi involves offloading $29.7 billion of nonperforming loans and adding $5.3 billion of fresh capital.

Author: 0 Australia's Dreamworld to re-open after ride deaths

Two women and two men died when rafts on the Thunder River Rapids ride collided on October 25, at Dreamworld - a popular tourist attraction on the Gold Coast . Dreamworld's chief executive, Craig Davidson, said the breaches identified by WHS involved procedural matters, paperwork improvements and the safety of staff and maintenance workers.

Finance OPEC agrees to cut output to push up oil price
Author: 0 OPEC agrees to cut output to push up oil price

However, they were unlikely to skyrocket further in reaction to the deal and the rally may even be short-lived, traders and analysts said. If OPEC fails to finalize an agreement in Vienna , world oil prices would eventually recover from their current levels, he said.

Finance Brexit will hurt the United Kingdom more than Europe — ECB CHIEF
Author: 0 Brexit will hurt the United Kingdom more than Europe — ECB CHIEF

Market-based inflation expectations EUIL5YF5Y=R are also near their 2016 high in anticipation of a more expansionary US fiscal policy under the new Republican administration with positive spillovers for global, including euro zone, growth. "The muted November core inflation data highlight that the European Central Bank can not relax on the inflation front yet, even if the headline rate looks primed to rise appreciably over the next few months", Archer of IHS Global Insight wrote.

Finance Pittsburgh workers protest as part of nationwide fight to raise minimum wage
Author: 0 Pittsburgh workers protest as part of nationwide fight to raise minimum wage

The strike will start at 6 a.m.at the Nicollet Avenue McDonald's on the city's south side, organizers say. Signs said "We won't back down" and "Strike for $15 and our future". "They blocked the street on Broadway", a police source said. It will take longer for smaller companies and other areas of the state. - Employees made their voices heard Tuesday morning as part of the "Fight for $15" minimum wage protests.

Finance Lufthansa Pilots Set to Strike Again on Tuesday, Wednesday
Author: 0 Lufthansa Pilots Set to Strike Again on Tuesday, Wednesday

On Sunday, an additional eight flights were canceled in Munich, including five intercontinental flights, and 27 in Frankfurt , of which 14 were long-haul. The airline said last month that it expects its annual earnings before interest and tax will reach "approximately the previous year's level" of 1.8 billion euros.

Author: 0 Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

CBS4's Donna Rapado spoke with shoppers. Chris Valle, from Sawgrass Mills shared some tips with those wanting to head to the mall today. "President-elect Trump loves a great deal ", a promotional email said. Tons of deals are made available via Alexa so shoppers need Amazon Tap or Echo to take advantage of these offers. Some may be working off that Thanksgiving turkey at the gym, others are taking to the shopping aisles.

Author: 0 Ignoring recount questions, Trump team focuses on new hires

Donald McGahn , general counsel for the Trump transition team, gets into an elevator in the lobby at Trump Tower last week. Trump noted that McGhan would "play a critical role in our administration". He spent almost 10 years as counsel for the National Republican Congressional Committee. A copy of McFarland's resume sent around to reporters in 2006 claimed she "Drafted President Reagan's Star Wars Speech", which the Times also found to be only partially true.

Finance Republicans weigh in on Romney, Giuliani as secretary of state
Author: 0 Republicans weigh in on Romney, Giuliani as secretary of state

On Thursday morning, campaign manager Kellyanne Conway tweeted that she had received a "deluge of social media and private comms [sic]" warning about Romney. "It's not about that I don't care for Mitt personally, but I'm still very unhappy that Mitt did everything he could to derail Donald Trump ", said Trump supporter Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor, in a Fox interview on Wednesday.

Finance Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator's burial
Author: 0 Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator's burial

In Manila , thousands of students walked out of their classes to protest against the hero's burial given to Marcos. By granting a hero's burial, President Duterte might have served two political purposes at once: He secured the alliance between himself and the powerful political Marcos' clan, which staged a successful political comeback after the patriarch's death, and presented himself as a man of action.

Finance Stores prepare for Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales
Author: 0 Stores prepare for Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales

Mall of America, which has opened on Thanksgiving for the past four years, won't be open. For example, online superstore Amazon .com launched its Black Friday Deals Store Nov. In spite of this, transactions were only up 26% compared to an average day; suggesting Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still yet to establish themselves as the biggest dates in the travel calendar.

Author: 0 Demonetisation: Modi likely to attend Rajya Sabha today

Underlining that the government is ready for a discussion in Parliament over the issue, he charged the Opposition parties of "escaping from the debate" by creating a ruckus. They said several BJP leaders besides Kumar will meet floor leaders of various political parties tomorrow in their bid to end the logjam. This is the Prime Minister's decision.

Finance Germany's Lufthansa cancels 912 flights in pilot strike
Author: 0 Germany's Lufthansa cancels 912 flights in pilot strike

Still more cancellations were expected for Friday, after the union said late Wednesday that all pilots flying short-haul routes would stay off the job that day as well. The airline has urged the union to enter mediation, but the union said it first wants to see a better offer. Lufthansa, which is facing increasing competition from budget rivals, offered a 2.5 percent increase over the six years until 2019.

Finance Strong Kingfisher results driven by Screwfix performance
Author: 0 Strong Kingfisher results driven by Screwfix performance

B&Q United Kingdom and Ireland posted its sixth consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth, up 3.5 per cent, to £900 million. In a statement , Kingfisher said strong growth in the United Kingdom and Poland had offset poor performance in France.

Finance Utilities United Against Scams Day
Author: 0 Utilities United Against Scams Day

Louisville Gas & Electric and Vectren, which is headquartered in Evansville, Ind., both announced this week that they are taking part in the Utilities United Against Scams collaboration along with gas and electric utility companies across the United States.

Author: 0 Crews assessing damage after Illinois gas explosion kills 1

The individual killed in the blast was an Ameren Illinois worker, the company added. Canton Police Chief Rick Nichols said at a news conference Thursday afternoon that the Opera House was damaged beyond fix. Nichols said investigators are still trying to determine what ignited the blast. It shattered windows several blocks away and forced the evacuation of residents from nearby apartment buildings, officials said.

Finance DraftKings And FanDuel Finally Agree To Merge, Still Face Major Antitrust Scrutiny
Author: 0 DraftKings And FanDuel Finally Agree To Merge, Still Face Major Antitrust Scrutiny

Now both DraftKings and FanDuel have confirmed that they will enter into a merger of equals and go through a lengthy approval process that is expected to be completed during the second half of 2017. In a joint press release, the companies said that they are hoping they can "accelerate work with government officials to continue to develop a standard regulatory framework".

Author: 0 Unemployment rate drops slightly in RI to 5.5 percent

In June, state unemployment rates ranged from a high of 6.7 percent in Alaska to a low of 2.7 percent in South Dakota. The unemployment rate for the state excluding New York City rose to 4.6 percent from 4.4 percent in September, but was lower than the 4.8 percent rate a year earlier.

Finance PV Sindhu thrashes China's Sun Yu to win maiden Super Series title
Author: 0 PV Sindhu thrashes China's Sun Yu to win maiden Super Series title

If Sindhu has to clinch the title on Sunday, she has to win two games, which is not going to be easy with Sun Yu in such form. Soon after inaugurating the 47th International Film Festival of India, Naidu said: "P.V. After defeating Chia Lee in the first round, she was stretched to three games by Beiwen Zhang in the next match . Ji Hyun moved to a 12-10 lead but Sindhu made it 20-18.

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