• World's largest airplane diverted from JFK during storm
World's largest airplane diverted from JFK during storm

Whiteout conditions due to the major nor'easter that swept the USA coast on December 4 caused travel complications in and out of JFK Airport, where hundreds of flights were canceled and the airport closed in mid-afternoon. "The pilot wasn't making the proper decisions". SIA said passengers were served refreshments after they alighted from the pla...

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  • Dominion Energy brings online 81MW PV portfolio in SC
Dominion Energy brings online 81MW PV portfolio in SC

SCE&G and Santee Cooper, the state's utility, walked away from the project past year after spending $9 billion, outraging customers, regulators and lawmakers. Dominion's chief executive says customers won't experience any more rate hikes under the deal. If that were to happen, it could scuttle SCANA's deal with Dominion.

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  • Spotify hits 70 million paid subscriber milestone as it pursues public offering
Spotify hits 70 million paid subscriber milestone as it pursues public offering

Reuters says if successful Spotify would be the first major tech company to carry out a nontraditional direct listing. A direct listing is essentially a way to offer shares on a stock exchange without the need to raise more capital for the company.

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  • Reserve Bank of India To Release Chocolate Brown Rs 10 Notes
Reserve Bank of India To Release Chocolate Brown Rs 10 Notes

Having the same height as before - 63 mm - but a different lesser width - 123 mm as compared to the 137 mm - new Rs 10 denomination banknotes is chocolate brown in colour. It is anticipated that very soon the note will reach hands of all within a short period of time. The Reserve Bank of India issued the new Rs 500 denomination banknotes in Mah...

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  • Mira Sorvino Praises Dad Paul for His Weinstein Reaction
Mira Sorvino Praises Dad Paul for His Weinstein Reaction

Good for him if he goes, because if not, he has to meet me. Paul Sorvino said he didn't know about the blacklisting before his daughter and other actresses spoke out against Weinstein's predatory behavior previous year ― and was "furious" to find out.

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  • Father of Slender Man attacker criticises new, 'absurd' film
Father of Slender Man attacker criticises new, 'absurd' film

Leutner managed to crawl out of the woods to a path where a passing bicyclist found her. Watch its first trailer below. It's unclear from the preview whether the movie will include any elements from the Wisconsin case, but in one scene a wall is covered with drawings of Slender Man , resembling sketches Morgan drew.

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  • Iceland Makes It Illegal to Pay Men Higher Salaries Than Women
Iceland Makes It Illegal to Pay Men Higher Salaries Than Women

Setting an example for the world to follow, this new year Iceland ensured that companies within its border do not discriminate amongst its employees based on gender. It's the land of fire and ice - and now equal pay. Even though the USA has made strides in narrowing the gender pay gap since 1980- according to a report from the Pew Research Cent...

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  • Sprint taps new CFO to lead financial turnaround
Sprint taps new CFO to lead financial turnaround

Sprint shares, which have lost 26% over the past three months, were down 5% in midday trading on Thursday. Combes resigned from Altice in November after little more than a year as chief executive offer as investors grew unsettled about the ability of billionaire Patrick Drahi's phone and cable company to reduce its net debt of about 49.6 billion...

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  • LG Announces Three New CLOi Robots
LG Announces Three New CLOi Robots

Last year's 'bots were focused on guiding passengers around the airport and cleaning up after them. The new robots are an extensive part of the company's one-year-old robot lineup and freshest highlights of its leading robotics technology. Last but not least, the Shopping Cart Robot is exactly what it says it is, and it'll be showing up at premiu...

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  • PHH paying $45M for improper mortgage servicing
PHH paying $45M for improper mortgage servicing

Examples of these improper services included but were not limited to: failing to maintain accurate account statements, failing to timely and accurately apply payments made by borrowers, failing to properly process borrowers' applications for loan modifications and failing to maintain adequate documentation to determine whether PHH had standing to f...

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  • THIS is the dress Meghan Markle wore for her first royal Christmas
THIS is the dress Meghan Markle wore for her first royal Christmas

According to local reports in Monaco Matin , things looked up after the two-hour flight, with the royal party whisked through a VIP area for a seven-minute helicopter flight to nearby Monaco. The bride-to-be is hoping to "break a tradition or two" at the wedding, E! Now, for most other contemporary weddings, this decision would not be particularly...

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  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Ecopetrol SA (EC)
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Ecopetrol SA (EC)

It has outperformed by 13.83% the S&P500. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. had 53 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings Llc decreased Marathon Petroleum Corp ( MPC ) stake by 1.67% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

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  • Roku Tips 'Connect' Smart Speaker Platform
Roku Tips 'Connect' Smart Speaker Platform

Roku Connect is essentially the video company's way of connecting a bunch of different devices that contribute to the home-entertainment experience. OEM brands will be able to license smart sound and star speaker hardware reference designs along with the Roku operating system, Roku OS.

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  • After Donald Trump's tweet, USA blocks $255m to Pakistan
After Donald Trump's tweet, USA blocks $255m to Pakistan

After a three-hour meeting of senior government and military officials, Pakistan expressed "deep disappointment" in Mr Trump's comments and stressed its sacrifices and commitment to the war on terror. Trump initially accused Islamabad of " sheltering terrorists " when he unveiled U.S. strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia in August 2017. Th...

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  • Japan's historic Tsukiji fish market holds final new year auction
Japan's historic Tsukiji fish market holds final new year auction

The new year auction prices are way above the usual price paid for bluefin tuna at Tsukiji, which at the end of the year was JPY 4,500/kg. In 2017, he paid more than $600,000 (£440,000) for a 212kg bluefin tuna at the first auction of the new year.

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  • Philip Morris is 'trying to give up cigarettes' for 2018
Philip Morris is 'trying to give up cigarettes' for 2018

Facebook Inc now has $537.20B valuation. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 7.93% which for the month reaches 6.43%. They expect $1.36 EPS, up 23.64 % or $0.26 from last year's $1.1 per share. PM's profit will be $2.11B for 19.11 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality.

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  • Colman's Factory In Norwich Set To Close In 2019
Colman's Factory In Norwich Set To Close In 2019

Manufacturing of other products will move to other sites in the United Kingdom, mainly at Burton upon Trent, while other work will move to Germany. Meanwhile, its packing of dry sauces will be absorbed by existing production lines and existing employees at a Unilever factory in Germany.

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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reveals his personal challenge for 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reveals his personal challenge for 2018

Zuckerberg wrote Thursday that he wants to focus this year on protecting Facebook users from abuse, defending against interference by nation-states and "making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent". "A lot of us got into technology because we believe it can be a decentralizing force that puts more power in people's hands", he wrote...

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  • FCC chair Ajit Pai backs out of CES appearance
FCC chair Ajit Pai backs out of CES appearance

FCC Commissioners Brendan Carr, Mignon Clyburn and Mike O'Rielly will still be speaking at CES and Chairman Ohlhausen is now scheduled to appear alongside Consumer Technology Association CEO Gary Shapiro . The FCC declined to comment. Since the vote, net neutrality advocates have been trying to pressure lawmakers into using the Congressional R...

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  • Toshiba sells troubled Westinghouse after costs jump at U.S. nuclear reactor sites
Toshiba sells troubled Westinghouse after costs jump at U.S. nuclear reactor sites

The Japanese electronics giant incurred massive losses from the company. The two nuclear projects, which will feature Westinghouse' AP1000 reactors, include the V.C. Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. last March and was largely responsible for Toshiba's subsequent decision to sell a number of key assets, including its highly...

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  • United Kingdom vehicle industry records biggest sales dip since 2009
United Kingdom vehicle industry records biggest sales dip since 2009

However, diesel sales fell a massive 17% as higher taxation and pollution fears put off buyers. Mike Hawes, the Chief Executive Officer of the SMMT, said the Carbon dioxide average figure was "bad for the environment and bad for the country".

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  • Scottish shoppers panic buy Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change
Scottish shoppers panic buy Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change

The new recipe is set to appear later this month, which is what's kicking off the stockpile and causing Irn Bru classicists to start petitions in an attempt to prevent the change. But Ryan Allen, 29, of Ayr - whose Hands Off Our Irn-Bru petition attracted 6,500 names - urged against stockpiling. "I suspect this change has come as a misguided re...

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  • MPs want 25p 'latte levy' to boost recycling rates
MPs want 25p 'latte levy' to boost recycling rates

Disposable cups can not be recycled by the normal systems because they are made from cardboard with a tightly bonded polyethylene liner, which is hard to remove, and means they are not accepted by paper mills. Mike Turner, of the Paper Cup Alliance, said paper cups were the most sustainable and safe solution for drinks on-the-go. The committee's ...

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  • N-Out Burger now sells hot chocolate
N-Out Burger now sells hot chocolate

Local chocolatier Ghirardelli supplies the chocolate, the Register also noted. The popular California-based burger chain will now serve hot cocoa made with Ghiradelli chocolate with the option of marshmallows. According to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin , the burger stop is now offering an 8oz. hot cocoa - the first of its kind - to cu...

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  • Gander Outdoors to open this spring in Niles
Gander Outdoors to open this spring in Niles

Lemonis, CEO of Camping World , has posted social media blurbs in recent months saying he wanted to reopen dozens of former Gander Mountain locations, including Wisconsin stores such as Janesville's. Lemonis, who also owns Camping World , bought Gander Mountain in the spring of 2017, when Gander Mountain was in bankruptcy proceedings. "This is ...

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