• ExxonMobil shuts PNG LNG plant in wake of Papua New Guinea quake
ExxonMobil shuts PNG LNG plant in wake of Papua New Guinea quake

The epicentre was about 96 kilometres south-west of Mendi, the capital of Southern Highlands province, a town of more than 50,000 people. The USGS says the quake hit about 89 kilometres of a rural, jungle area near a mountain range of southwest Porgera in the Pacific island nation and had a depth of 35 kilometres.

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  • Overstock.com drops 10% after revealing SEC investigation into cryptocurrency token sale
Overstock.com drops 10% after revealing SEC investigation into cryptocurrency token sale

The SEC is getting up close and personal with companies that have raised ICOs, according to a new report . Overstock .com is among the scores of companies that received subpoenas and/or information requests from the U.S. Specifically, the SEC is demanding information regarding the structure of ICO sales and pre-sales. Some companies will ...

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  • Ryanair Cancels All Flights In & Out Of Dublin Airport
Ryanair Cancels All Flights In & Out Of Dublin Airport

Edinburgh Airport remains open, but passengers are urgedto check with their airline before travelling. A spokesman for the airport said: "A severe amber warning advising against all but essential travel has been issued by the Met Office and will remain in place until tomorrow morning".

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  • German govt accuses Russian hackers of compromising its servers to steal data
German govt accuses Russian hackers of compromising its servers to steal data

Similarly, Andre Hahn of the Linke party told press it would be a "clear breach of law" if the federal government in Berlin had known about the attacks without informing the parliamentary committee. Armin Schuster, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and the chairman of the intelligence oversight committee, called it a "ver...

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  • Introducing Uber Health, Removing Transportation as a Barrier to Care
Introducing Uber Health, Removing Transportation as a Barrier to Care

Medical staff can also give patients a print-out that includes the driver's vehicle color and license plate number if they're booking them a ride from the office to their home. Missed appointments can trigger a chain reaction of increased emergency room visits, extended hospital readmissions, and higher costs distributed across the industry.

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  • Q3 GDP growth at 7.2 percent
Q3 GDP growth at 7.2 percent

The poll found that the impacts of demonetization of high denomination currencies in November 2016 and roll out of Goods and Services Tax (GST ) in July 2017 on the economy have dissipated. In a similar vein, saying that the GDP numbers paint a "pretty good macro picture" for Indian economy, Assocham added that it gives "hope for a good pace of ec...

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  • Hastings Group (HSTG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
Hastings Group (HSTG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $45. About 254,705 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. It has a 23.49 P/E ratio. It is involved in the underwriting and brokerage of auto, van, bike, and home insurance under various brands, including Hastings Direct, Hastings PREMIER, Hastings ESSENT...

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  • INX Money Laundering Case: Karti Chidambaram in 6-day CBI custody
INX Money Laundering Case: Karti Chidambaram in 6-day CBI custody

In a press release the CBI today notified that it has shifted its headquarters from Delhi to the lane just outside Karti Chidambaram's house. CBI has said the arrest of Karti Chidambaram followed a statement by accused Indrani Mukerjea in which she had alleged that P Chidambaram, while he was Union Finance Minister, had asked her and he...

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  • Best Buy tops Q4 on Strong Holiday Sales
Best Buy tops Q4 on Strong Holiday Sales

Indicating that it wants to operate more efficiently and turn a profit amid growing competition in the mobile phone market, Best Buy announced on Wednesday that it plans to shutter 250 of its USA -based mobile phone outlets, according to a Reuters report.

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  • Man murdered on Facebook Live was outing suspected drug dealers
Man murdered on Facebook Live was outing suspected drug dealers

A spokesperson for Facebook says the video has been taken down for obvious reasons, telling CBS: "Because we can not have known that the victim would have wanted this horrific act to be live streamed on social media, we have removed the original video".

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  • ICE Starts War of Words With Oakland Mayor
ICE Starts War of Words With Oakland Mayor

Businessman and California Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox issued the following statement in reaction to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's efforts to help illegal aliens escape ICE. "Look, being a law enforcement officer is risky enough, but to give criminals a head's-up we're coming [in the] next 24 hours, increases that risk".

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  • Facebook is expanding its job application functionality to 40 new countries
Facebook is expanding its job application functionality to 40 new countries

Businesses with Facebook Pages can create new job posts, see applications, and schedule interviews. As VP of Local at Facebook , Alex Himel explains: " One in four people in the United States have searched for or found a job using Facebook , but 40% of U.S.

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  • Fiat is bringing the Abarth 124 GT to Geneva
Fiat is bringing the Abarth 124 GT to Geneva

Back to the 124 GT, aside from the obvious change of fitting a carbon fiber roof, the exterior is featured with the exclusive hue of Alpi Orientali Grey. This limited edition model is only available on the Lusso trim. It features polished steel roll bars, a tricolor rear badge and a lower red side stripe.

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  • Mpls. Mayor Suggests Delta Move HQ To MSP After NRA Controversy
Mpls. Mayor Suggests Delta Move HQ To MSP After NRA Controversy

Governor Nathan Deal, who backs the jet fuel tax cut, skipped an event outside his office so he wouldn't have to answer questions about the Delta controversy. A tax break that could benefit Delta is now under question amid the airline's decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA ). "We'd like to move forward on our tax cut f...

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  • Georgia Republicans threaten to stop Delta tax break over NRA decision
Georgia Republicans threaten to stop Delta tax break over NRA decision

Liberals claim that conservative voters don't actually have any attachment to the GOP's economic orthodoxy and are invested exclusively in its culture war conflicts; the leading GOP gubernatorial candidate presents corporate tax cuts as a privilege businesses earn for supporting gun rights, not as a core part of the conservative agenda.

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  • Modi, Shah to meet CMs of party-ruled states today
Modi, Shah to meet CMs of party-ruled states today

Har cheej mein "Seedha Rupaiyya" hota hai, tabhi kaam hota hai. "A govt which asks for 10% commission to work or a government which works with the mission for development?" In Davangere today, Modi said everything was being done for a price in Karnataka.

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  • German court rules in favour of city bans on diesel cars
German court rules in favour of city bans on diesel cars

But that's going to have to change if Germany is to meet its clean air targets - the country could be sent to the European Court of Justice by the European Commission and face massive fines if it doesn't clean up its act. Critics had earlier argued that the bans would be complicated to enforce and cause confusion among drivers. "What we're seeing h...

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  • Maruti registers 15 pc rise in auto sales
Maruti registers 15 pc rise in auto sales

The company's domestic sales stood at 1,37,900 units, up 14.2 per cent, from 1,20,735 units in February 2017, Maruti Suzuki said in a statement today. "We also believe the increase in customs duty and the cess of exports will drive up prices, with a potential of impacting demand". New generation models like the Tiago and Tigor are the key model...

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  • Why Kim Kardashian Dyed Her Hair Pink Leads Today's Star Sightings
Why Kim Kardashian Dyed Her Hair Pink Leads Today's Star Sightings

Baby Chi is adorable and though she does resemble North and Saint , she's definitely not identical to either of them. It all started when Kim started hinting she was keen for a change over the weekend, tweeting "I can't even tell you how over my blonde hair I am!" Kim's struggle for a third child was documented on the reality show after she ...

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  • German court opens door to cities banning diesel cars
German court opens door to cities banning diesel cars

Diesel engines are the main emitters of nitrogen oxides, which cause respiratory problems and have been linked to premature deaths. The landmark ruling was made by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig , one of Germany's five supreme courts.

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  • PNB fraud fallout: Cabinet clears Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill
PNB fraud fallout: Cabinet clears Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

The Cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , which approved the loan. This Bill also has a provision to confiscate assets of the offender in foreign land as well, for which the government will have to make arrangements with different countries.

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  • Donald Trump reaches deal with Boeing on new presidential planes
Donald Trump reaches deal with Boeing on new presidential planes

Air Force _ and Trump's personal intervention since his election. In December 2016, Trump lambasted the cost of the iconic aircraft as "ridiculous", saying Boeing was planning on spending $4 billion on the planes. The agreement includes the two 747-800 aircraft and modifications like an external stair, large galleys, and a secure communicatio...

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  • War on supermarket waste escalates with introduction of plastic-free aisle
War on supermarket waste escalates with introduction of plastic-free aisle

Here, over 700 products stocked on the shelves are contained within plastic-free packaging, which - although closely resembling the look, feel and strength of real plastic - is made using natural, 100 per cent biodegradable materials. According to Innova Market Insights data, 58 percent of globally launched food and beverage products are packaged...

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  • Shareholders approve Tesco-Booker deal
Shareholders approve Tesco-Booker deal

Dave Lewis, group chief executive of Tesco, said: " I'm delighted that the shareholders of both companies have supported the merger ". "It's been carried fairly comfortably", Tesco Chairman John Allan said at the retailer's meeting in central London, attended by just 65 Tesco shareholders.

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  • COMPULSORY RECALL: Millions of 'death cars' in safety sweep
COMPULSORY RECALL: Millions of 'death cars' in safety sweep

The air bags must be replaced by December 31, 2020 or the manufacturers will face fines of A$1.1 million ($857,000) per breach of the order, said Michael Sukkar, assistant minister to the treasurer. so we've got right on top of all the technical details", he said. "All must be replaced by the end of 2020", he said. Around 25,000 cars in Austral...

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