Money

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:31

Mr Dorsey left Twitter in 2008 and in 2010 Mr Williams gave up the chief executive position to take a non-executive place on the board. "I'll shape the experience internally so it's also be felt outside the company". The company now supports 328 million accounts, according to Statista . Stone, 43, helped form Twitter in 2006, and the messaging platform became wildly popular, most notably these days as the personal megaphone of President Donald Trump.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:19

At the end of November, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day (mb/d) from January 1, initially for a period of six months. Current Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh, speaking on 6 May, said he believed producers were likely to extend the Opec-led deal although he did not give a timeframe, and added $55 was a suitable price for oil.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:14

North Korea's missile program is progressing faster than expected, South Korea's defense minister said on Tuesday, after the UN Security Council demanded the North halt all nuclear and ballistic missile tests and condemned Sunday's test-launch.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:11

Constand told Canadian authorities Cosby gave her three blue pills to help her relax. He said that he felt bound to break his silence for the sake of the people who still believed in him. "When you've got America's dad, you probably want him or his family making statements to sway public opinion or push back on the negative press that you see".

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:04

The Tuesday hand-off to Lion's Malaysia affiliate, Malindo Airways, was only one day later than first scheduled after the USA planemaker quickly recovered from a possible engine manufacturing defect, which had grounded the fledgling Max fleet last week.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:44

Earlier this week, the Office of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that it would not charge Bostian, the train's engineer, despite saying that Bostian was operating the train at an unsafe speed. However, the Philadelphia's district attorney's office determined that the evidence did not rise to the necessary level needed to charge the engineer or anyone else with a crime.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:38

The minutes from the Reserve Bank's May 2 board meeting, released on Tuesday, said although it seemed unlikely wage growth would slow much further, wage pressures were expected to rise only gradually. "This goes a long way to explaining the low level of consumer confidence". Private sector wages rose by 1.8 per cent from a year earlier, while public- sector wages increased by 2.4 per cent from a year earlier.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:29

NY [U.S.], May 16:: Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest missile launch, but warned that the world should talk to Pyongyang rather than threaten it. 'If you are a country that is supplying or supporting North Korea we will call you out on it, we will make sure that everyone knows who you are and we will target sanctions toward you as well'.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:18

According to The New York Times , there is also the risk that the information could be passed on to Iran, a close ally to Moscow and Tel Aviv's main threat in the region. During a press conference at the White House , National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster attempted to clear up any confusion regarding President Trump's alleged passing on of "classified information" to Russian officials, an occurrence which the Washington Post received a tip about from who they're calling "current and ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:08

The company's consolidated net sales rose 29.6% to Rs 33424.09 crore in Q4 March 2017 over Q4 March 2016. However, the revenue from India business for the company fell to Rs 17,113.13 crore during the quarter under review, while revenue from its Europe business stood at Rs 15,243.52 crore.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:06

Winning the Games would be a big boost for France after years of fading global influence - and a boost for Mr Macron as the untested 39-year-old president embarks on his term and a risky effort to reinvigorate the French economy. Macron's direct predecessor Francois Hollande, a self-styled "Normal President", meanwhile came under fire for paying almost 10,000 euros a month to his hairdresser.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:03

In Charlotesville, Virginia, alt-right protesters carried torches in scenes critics say were reminiscent of KKK rallies . '[The event] was either profoundly ignorant or was created to instill fear in our minority populations in a way that hearkens back to the days of the KKK, ' Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer said .

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:00

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vornado Realty Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $210,000. Nomura Asset Management Company Ltd decreased Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) stake by 63,860 shares to 622,299 valued at $40.58M in 2016Q4.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:49

Newsome also explained that the collected items will be delivered to local food banks. The food will help stock the shelves of the food bank for the summer months. That brought the total since the NALC's food drive began in 1993 to 1.5 billion pounds. South Georgians stepped up to the plate and the mailbox Saturday by donating more than 125 tons of food during the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:50

To participate, people should place a bag of non-perishable food next to their mailbox in advance of the letter carrier's arrival, said Lexington Postmaster Leta Zimbelman. Monetary donations also are welcome, she said, and checks can be made out to Vermont Foodbank. According to a letter provided by McCalla, the spring food drive's "timing is crucial".

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:44

A regret: "I also have one big regret: When I left school, I knew little about the world's worst inequities. Took me decades to learn", Gates tweeted. New grads or otherwise, many people appear to be taking his advice. He also noted that it is "not as important as I used to think". "It's what I would do if starting out today", Gates said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:43

DIALED IN: Sina surged 15.2% to $96.78 after the online and mobile media services company's latest quarterly results beat Wall Street's forecasts, thanks partly to a sharp pickup in online advertising sales. Brent crude, the global standard, rose 98 cents to $51.82 a barrel. Silver added 13 cents to $16.69 per ounce. The Dow moved lower as declines in shares of Pfizer and those of UnitedHealth, recently down 2 per cent and 1.9 per cent respectively, outweighed gains in shares of Microsoft ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:39

Pillar homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday and a sweep of their four-game series. Ariel Miranda, was solid if not efficient. And Travis had three hits, including two doubles. For a rotation decimated by injuries, any sort of outing of five innings or more with minimal damage is acceptable.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:14

Last month, starts for the volatile multi-family housing segment dropped 9.2 percent to a pace of 337,000 units. While those figures represent actual starting of construction, the number of building permits taken out in April was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,229,000 or 2.5 percent below the revised March rate of 1,260,000, but 5.7 percent above the April 2016 rate of 1,163,000.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:02

The threat from New York Sen. McCabe assumed the position of acting director on Tuesday by statute after Trump dramatically fired Comey. Republicans hold 52 seats in the chamber to Democrats' 48. Federal officials have said there is evidence that Russian Federation influenced the presidential election in support of Trump, although it remains unclear whether the president or his staff worked with foreign agents to win the election.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:56

Therefore 72% are positive. Cobham plc has a 52-week low of GBX 89.07 and a 52-week high of GBX 154.51. GBX 612.79's average target is 0.65% above currents GBX 608.86 stock price. Tensile Capital Management Llc holds 7.92% of its portfolio in On Assignment, Inc. for 749,453 shares. The New Jersey-based Pathstone Family Office Llc has invested 2.29% in the stock.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:51

Last weekend, they were beaten by Merkel's party in Schleswig-Holstein in Germany's far north. Because of its large industrial base and support from workers, Germany's most populous province, North Rhine-Westphalia, has been traditionally dominated by the Social Democrats who have been in power in the state for 46 of the past 51 years.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:28

If both their immediate rivals manage to get wins, then Wenger's side will miss the top four by one point. A convincing 4-1 win at Stoke on Saturday kept those slim chances alive, although Arsenal are now sweating over the fitness of Laurent Koscielny and Alexis Sanchez ahead of the visit of bottom club Sunderland.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:30

The North has staged two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the start of past year in its quest to develop a way to deliver a nuclear warhead to "imperialist enemy" the US. Moon told Abe to "look straight at history" and not make the past "a barrier", South Korea's presidential office said. "President Moon said he understands China's interest in the THAAD deployment and its concerns, and said he hopes the two countries can swiftly get on with communication to further improve ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:26

The bank expects growth to be slower in the near term but pick up in the latter part of the forecast period as real income picks up. The pound also fell 0.7 percent to 84.87 pence per euro after the single currency saw broad buying following some weak US data.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:28

The Prime Minister warned the ACCC "would be watching very, very closely" and invited customers to shop around the smaller banks. Revenue is expected to grow 7.8 percent next year to AU$444.4 billion ($326 billion), and the deficit to shrink to AU$29.4 billion ($21.6 billion).

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:20

Vodafone's deal with Idea Cellular will see it own a 45% stake in the new entity, which will give it greater might in the Indian market and deliver cost savings of around 10 billion USA dollars (£8 billion). However despite these losses, the company's share price actually increased more than 3% thanks in part to the company's confident forecast for the year ahead.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:20

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude futures for June delivery climbed 0.49% to settle at $47.56 a barrel, while on London's Intercontinental Exchange, Brent added 0.44% to end at $50.44 a barrel. "U.S. oil and gas companies have already stepped up activities in 2017", OPEC said in the report. International Brent crude futures were at $50.46 per barrel at 0438 GMT on Thursday, up 24 cents, or 0.5 per cent, from their last close.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:16

Starter Ryan Weber , who was just called up to start Saturday, left in the fourth inning as the Mariners lost their third straight to the Blue Jays , 7-2. The Toronto Blue Jays officially activated Aaron Sanchez off the 10-day disabled list for his start Sunday. A blister on the right middle finger and a broken fingernail on the same finger have limited him to one inning pitched since April 16 between stints on the DL.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:17

The Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and parallel congressional investigations have clouded Trump's presidency since he took office on January 20, threatening to overwhelm his policy priorities. Through the decades, Trump's top secretaries, Norma Foerderer and Rhona Graff, were upfront about the fact that they listened in on conversations taking place in Trump's office.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:01

The SNP leader told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show her position remains that she wants an independent Scotland to be in the EU. She said: "Labour's manifesto leak simply serves to highlight how Scotland is leading the United Kingdom - numerous policies which they believe would benefit people in England were introduced by the SNP in Scotland long ago".

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:56

Trump met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office last week. He said Trump discussed a range of subjects with the Russians, including "common efforts and threats regarding counter-terrorism".

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:57

The policymakers erred on the side of caution Thursday after economic growth more than halved to 0.3 percent in the first quarter compared with the three months. The bank's report, released alongside the interest rates decision, offered better news for the growth outlook as forecasts were raised to 1.7 per cent for 2018 and 1.8 per cent in 2019 from February's prediction for 1.6 per cent and 1.7 per cent respectively.

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:54

The willingness to prolong the cuts, aimed at easing a global glut, is likely to sway other countries to do the same, according to Goldman Sachs Group. The contract added 98 cents, or 1.9 per cent, to settle at $51.82 a barrel on Monday. The global benchmark crude ended the session at a $2.66 premium to July WTI.

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:51

Abby was also ordered to pay a $40,000 fine plus an additional $120,000 stemming from a currency-reporting violation authorities uncovered last summer. According to the gossip site, at some point during her trial, Millier actually begged the federal judge for mercy because she had "fallen victim to the sudden fame that came when Dance Moms took off".