• Texas Assistant District Attorney fired after rant aimed at Uber driver
Texas Assistant District Attorney fired after rant aimed at Uber driver

You are a legitimate retard. "I want to go home so badly but you're so stupid I want the cops to come so that they can f-- you up, that's what I want", Warner tells Platt . District Attorney Faith Johnson announced Monday afternoon that the 32-year-old prosecutor was terminated from her position in the office's crime against children unit.

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  • Donald Trump pauses 'major statement' to take two big swigs of water
Donald Trump pauses 'major statement' to take two big swigs of water

Several minutes into a White House speech summarizing his just-completed trip to Asia, Trump bent down to reach for water on a lower shelf of his podium. Before the bottle left the president's hands, however, journalists, politicos, and Twitter trolls were quick to notice the scene's eerie similarity to Rubio's previous farce.

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  • The Norinchukin Bank Increases Stake in United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)
The Norinchukin Bank Increases Stake in United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)

S&P Research maintained the shares of UPS in report on Tuesday, September 22 with "Buy" rating. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.44 EPS. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. Finally, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of United Parcel Service by 3.4% in the second quarter.

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  • Greggs 'sorry' for swapping Saviour for sausage
Greggs 'sorry' for swapping Saviour for sausage

The pasty chain announced earlier this week there would be vouchers for fans of its sweet and savoury treats each day as they countdown to Christmas 2017. One user Beth Rosenberg tweeted: 'Out of interest do you think the people at Greggs understand that Jesus was Jewish and serving up a pork sausage roll in the manger is unbelievably inappropria...

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  • Walmart Black Friday 2017 Deals to Avoid
Walmart Black Friday 2017 Deals to Avoid

There are plenty of other deals on video game hardware, laptops , tablets, iPhones, Amazon devices, wearables and more. Amazon has announced some more of its Black Friday deals and the company is discounting some of its Echo devices in the United Kingdom from today.

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  • India skips BS V fuel, leapfrogs from BS IV to BS VI
India skips BS V fuel, leapfrogs from BS IV to BS VI

Currently, BS-IV is being followed but the government had earlier decided on skipping BS-V altogether to implement the BS-VI norms. After the roll out of BS-VI fuel, the prices of small cars, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), trucks, and buses could increase sharply.

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  • Oil prices end gain streak, drop to $61
Oil prices end gain streak, drop to $61

EDT (1511 GMT). Brent was also down 1% to $61.56. Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration Wednesday showed that domestic crude supplies rose by 1.9 million barrels for the week ended November 10. "As we go into next year I think that will be the biggest problem coupled with the exit strategy from OPEC". Refinery utilization rates...

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  • GST council cut down restaurant taxes; eating out become cheaper now
GST council cut down restaurant taxes; eating out become cheaper now

The move would spare industry liquidity pain, confusion over tax liability on supplies that are yet to be made and help fix the disruption caused in the supply chain. The Council also recommended that the eligibility threshold for the composition scheme be raised to '1.5 crore from '1 crore, and manufacturers, restaurants and traders under the sc...

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  • Southwest Pilot Arrested for Bringing Gun to the Airport
Southwest Pilot Arrested for Bringing Gun to the Airport

The pilot was arrested when a TSA agent found a gun in their carry-on baggage, a Lambert spokesperson said. The 51-year-old pilot, a first officer for Southwest Airlines , was headed for Las Vegas when he was stopped at a Terminal 2 checkpoint.

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  • Whole Foods slashing prices for Amazon Prime members beginning this week
Whole Foods slashing prices for Amazon Prime members beginning this week

Amazon announced additional price reductions on groceries and holiday staples at Whole Foods Market stores. Other items include chicken breasts, shrimp and other seasonal items like canned pumpkin and specialty potatoes. "We'll continue to work closely together to ensure we're consistently surprising and delighting our customers while moving towa...

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  • Alabama 1 of 2 states in running to land Toyota, Mazda plant
Alabama 1 of 2 states in running to land Toyota, Mazda plant

In August, the two Japanese carmakers confirmed they will also set up a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant in the United States that will create up to 4,000 new jobs. Mazda , which imports all the models it sells in the USA, plans to produce crossovers alongside Toyota Corolla compact cars at the new plant. The plant will be able to produce 300,000...

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  • Turkey feeds 5000 Iran, Iraq quake victims a day
Turkey feeds 5000 Iran, Iraq quake victims a day

The 7.3-magnitude quake struck in the remote border area between Iran and Iraq late Sunday and left thousands of people injured and hundreds of villages destroyed . "Their relatives were still under the rubble and no one was there to help them. If we don't get a tent or fuel soon we could freeze here", a resident of Sarpol-e Zahab, identified ...

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  • General Electric's (NYSE:GE)
General Electric's (NYSE:GE) "Sell" Rating Reaffirmed at UBS AG

Pinebridge Investments Lp reported 1.21M shares. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. The Pennsylvania-based Ajo Ltd Partnership has invested 0.16% in Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR).

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  • Airbus wins biggest jet order from Indigo Partners
Airbus wins biggest jet order from Indigo Partners

Airbus employees even filled a news conference on Sunday, expecting the A380 sale, instead to find state-owned Emirates making the deal with Boeing in front of Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. A320neos list for 108.4 million dollars (£82 million) apiece and A321neos at 127 million dollars (£96 million), although airlines and ma...

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  • Oil Falls Sharply on Rising US Output, Global Demand Concern
Oil Falls Sharply on Rising US Output, Global Demand Concern

Compliance by the group with its joint 1.8-million-bpd output cut with 10 partners was 96 percent in October, the highest since the supply-reduction deal took effect in January. But analysts expect the price to not rise much further in coming months as the United States ramps up production. Chris Watling, CEO and chief market strategist at Longvi...

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  • Why Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Stock is Soaring Today
Why Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Stock is Soaring Today

The number of shares now owned by investors are 56.87 mln. About 2.78M shares traded or 41.84% up from the average. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) has risen 7.39% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending.

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  • Venezuela defaults on sovereign debt, says S&P
Venezuela defaults on sovereign debt, says S&P

However, the brief meeting did not include any plan from Caracas. Bondholders, however, saw things differently. Instead, the head of the Venezuelan commission, Vice-President Tareck El Aissami, read a statement blaming sanctions imposed by the United States for Venezuela's difficulties in making the payments.

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  • Bitcoin Drops below $6000 as Bitcoin Cash Surges
Bitcoin Drops below $6000 as Bitcoin Cash Surges

It appears that cryptocurrency investors have had similar thoughts, and are moving to the more "progressive" Bitcoin Cash. Bitcoin Cash has gone from a price of $313 to a high of $2,400 in one month. Because of its two contrasting philosophies, bitcoin and security expert Andreas Antonopoulos believes that they can co-exist together and can ser...

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  • Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO
Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO

The Justice Department has asked that assets like cable news network CNN and satellite provider DirecTV be sold, according to people familiar with the matter. "We are prepared to litigate now", Stephenson told CNBC on the sidelines of the New York Times Dealbook conference. "You can dislike consolidation but still find this extremely disturbing...

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  • Kindle with your kale? Amazon to open shops in Whole Foods
Kindle with your kale? Amazon to open shops in Whole Foods

The tech giant announced today that it will open pop-up stores at five Whole Foods locations next week. As holiday season begins, Whole Foods Stores have given their marketing to a different twist, introducing Black Friday offers on all Amazon products and devices, starting a week before Thanksgiving.

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  • China's Single Day - bigger than Black Friday and expected to smash $20bn
China's Single Day - bigger than Black Friday and expected to smash $20bn

It has since evolved into a day when consumers in China - single or not - buy gifts and celebrate. It took just two minutes and one second for e-commerce giant Alibaba to hit $1 billion in sales for Singles Day , China's annual online shopping extravaganza, the company said Saturday.

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  • Uber contracts with NASA to develop technology for flying taxis
Uber contracts with NASA to develop technology for flying taxis

Chief product officer Jeff Holden also said Uber would begin testing fourpassenger, 322 km per hour flying taxi services across Los Angeles in 2020, its second test market after Dallas/Fort Worth. Holden said: "Doing this safely and efficiently is going to require a foundational change in airspace management technologies". Los Angeles-based Tesla...

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  • Yahoo's Mayer Says Hackers Getting Tougher as Equifax Reassures
Yahoo's Mayer Says Hackers Getting Tougher as Equifax Reassures

It also featured current and former CEOs of Equifax, which suffered a 2017 breach that reportedly affected approximately 145 million individuals and exposed sensitive personal and financial information. She said "really aggressive" pursuit of hackers was needed to discourage the efforts, and that even the most well-defended companies "could fall v...

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  • Koenigsegg Agera RS sets 277.9 miles per hour top speed record
Koenigsegg Agera RS sets 277.9 miles per hour top speed record

The Koenigsegg managed to beat the former record-holding Hennessey Venom GT's run by 7mph. The owner of the Agera had used his connection in the film industry to convince Nevada authorities to shut down an 11-mile stretch of Highway 106, which runs between Las Vegas and the town of Pahrump, Top Gear reports.

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  • Waymo announces driverless test program in Phoenix, accepting ride hails soon
Waymo announces driverless test program in Phoenix, accepting ride hails soon

It completed its first successful test of a ride-hailing service two years ago , when it ferried a blind man in the Austin, Texas, area, and has since been testing its service with engineers in the front seats of its vehicles. "To have a vehicle on public roads without a person at the wheel, we've built some unique safety features into this miniva...

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