• Europe freezes over as 'Beast from the East' arrives
Europe freezes over as 'Beast from the East' arrives

Europe is now being buffeted by "The Beast from the East" - the name given to the cold weather system that's blown in from Siberia. In France, where temperatures were forecast to drop to minus 10 degrees Celsius (14 degrees Fahrenheit) and feel as low as minus 18 C over the coming days, fears ran high for people living on the streets.

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  • Shannon Airport closes until Saturday
Shannon Airport closes until Saturday

Here is what's gone on at the some of the biggest airports. On Delta , travelers set to fly through March 2 through Amsterdam, Ireland , Italy, Scotland and the United Kingdom can rebook through March 9, with the new ticket to be reissued on or before March 7.

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  • Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC Lowers Holdings in General Electric (GE)
Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC Lowers Holdings in General Electric (GE)

BMO Capital Markets maintained Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) on Thursday, July 13 with "Hold" rating. American Money Management Llc decreased its stake in General Electric Company (GE ) by 11.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • Lego launches 'sustainable' green pieces made from plant-based plastic
Lego launches 'sustainable' green pieces made from plant-based plastic

Tim Brooks, the firm's vice-president of environmental responsibility, said: "This is a great first step in our ambitious commitment of making all Lego bricks using sustainable materials". Even though it's from sugarcane, this plastic still has polyethylene material that makes it soft and flexible. All suppliers must comply with the company's code ...

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  • (XOM) Shares Sold by LVW Advisors LLC
(XOM) Shares Sold by LVW Advisors LLC

Hsbc Holdings Public Limited Co invested in 435,270 shares. First Manhattan has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. The Illinois-based Westwood Management Corp Il has invested 0.14% in the stock. Therefore 71% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 167 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Shareholde...

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  • Penney Said to Cut 360 Jobs as Forecast Disappoints, Shares Dive
Penney Said to Cut 360 Jobs as Forecast Disappoints, Shares Dive

The company's Relative Strength Index which shows price strength now stands at 68.58. When RSI moves above 70, it is overbought and could lead to a downward move. The line comes in sizes 7 to 20. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 3 of analysts who cover JCP having a buy-equivalent rating.

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  • Bulls and Bear in Spotlight- Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)
Bulls and Bear in Spotlight- Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) has risen 138.43% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. Sumitomo Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Marathon Pete Corp Com ( MPC ) by 97.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • FedEx Again Addresses Its Relationship With The NRA, Discounts For Its Members
FedEx Again Addresses Its Relationship With The NRA, Discounts For Its Members

None of those companies gave specific reasons for parting ways with the NRA, but their announcements came as the hashtag #BoycottNRA flooded social media. However, some public comments are still available on Instagram and user review site TrustPilot . With the boycott, Blink-182 is joining a number of other people threatening to stop using ...

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  • Alleged assault on Chief Secretary: Delhi Police summons two more AAP MLAs
Alleged assault on Chief Secretary: Delhi Police summons two more AAP MLAs

The role of Tyagi and Rishi in the alleged assault on chief secretary Prakash is under investigation as they were present at chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, where the alleged assault happened on the night of February 19-20. "However, she (the judge) has failed to consider the fact that the complainant (Mr Prakash) too is a powerful ...

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  • Just one Galway Bus Éireann route cancelled tomorrow
Just one Galway Bus Éireann route cancelled tomorrow

Irish Rail said train services were expected to begin again on Saturday. Busses cancelled all their services this morning and there will be no Dublin Bus Services tomorrow. The company also said that school transport services will also close in Leinster and Munster tomorrow and Friday due to the red weather warning. Cork, Shannon and Knock a...

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  • Fresh CBI complaint against Chirag computers maker for Rs515 crore fraud
Fresh CBI complaint against Chirag computers maker for Rs515 crore fraud

Among those named in the preliminary FIR are the company's four directors, including Shivaji Panja , Kaustav Roy and Vinay Bafna. A bank official in Kolkata filed the complaint with the CBI. In a late night statement, Canara Bank said that it financed Rs 40 crore working capital limit which was 4.69% of the total banking exposure to the fraud.

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  • Cryptocurrency exchanges to face regulatory clampdown, says Bank of England's Mark Carney
Cryptocurrency exchanges to face regulatory clampdown, says Bank of England's Mark Carney

Carney's remarks in a prepared speech intended for delivery at the the inaugural Scottish Economics Conference but postponed because of wintry weather, expands on views expressed last month when he derided bitcoin as a failed currency.

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  • MEC dropping brands associated with United States gun manufacturer
MEC dropping brands associated with United States gun manufacturer

Effective immediately, suspend any further orders with the five brands owned by Vista Outdoor which we carry (Bollé, Bushnell, CamelBak, Camp Chef, Jimmy Styks). On Wednesday, Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods in the United States took steps to restrict gun sales. Walmart announced it would also raise its firearms and ammunition purchasing age.

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  • Dems introduce bill banning assault weapons
Dems introduce bill banning assault weapons

The bill itself would seek to "regulate the importation, manufacture, possession, sale or transfer of assault weapons", according to the text. "There should be no debate when it comes to banning these military-style weapons as they. The prospects this year are uncertain, despite the high-profile events permeating the debate. "I strongly support t...

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  • Recap of the Winter Olympics
Recap of the Winter Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team has medaled in all six Olympic appearances to date, taking gold in 1998 and 2018, silver in 2002, 2010 and 2014 and bronze in 2006. on Sunday, March 4. South Korea has splurged on Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea and her staff as they came to attend the Winter Olymp...

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  • Wall Street shivers as spectre of steel tariffs shakes investors
Wall Street shivers as spectre of steel tariffs shakes investors

As a candidate, Trump often campaigned on an "America First" trade policy, but hadn't taken many steps to implement that since he took office. The disclosure follows a report in the Wall Street Journal that the SEC sent subpoenas to dozens of companies demanding information about initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies, which aren't bound by ...

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  • Juan Mata Hails New Manchester United Signing Alexis Sanchez
Juan Mata Hails New Manchester United Signing Alexis Sanchez

Ryan Giggs has sought to ease United fans' nerves by insisting that Alexis Sanchez will come good sooner rather than later. The Chilean has made seven appearances so far, but has only scored one goal - a rebound from a penalty he missed.

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  • 49ers GM Lynch defends handling of Foster after another arrest
49ers GM Lynch defends handling of Foster after another arrest

Lynch added the 49ers are following protocols in place both in law enforcement and the National Football League and have spoken to Foster about the situation and the organisation's expectations going forward. "We've had discussions with Carlos all the way through the season", Lynch said . The 31st overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft was arreste...

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  • Senate confirms Bill Northey to be USDA Under Secretary
Senate confirms Bill Northey to be USDA Under Secretary

There is no better champion for farmers than Bill Northey. He was Iowa's Agriculture secretary for 11 years. "We'd like to thank the Senate for moving Bill's nomination forward". In his three-terms as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Northey has promoted science and technology-based solutions to better conserve the state's soil, water and air, help...

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  • North Korea supplies equipment for chemical weapons to Syria
North Korea supplies equipment for chemical weapons to Syria

North Korea has been the subject of a multitude of global sanctions aimed at curbing their rapidly advancing nuclear program, thus far, to no avail. As one United Nations official put it, "the Security Council has required the DPRK‎ (North Korea) to cease export of arms and related material as well as items relevant to nuclear, ballistic missiles...

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  • Nirav Modi's Firestar Diamond files for bankruptcy in the US
Nirav Modi's Firestar Diamond files for bankruptcy in the US

The agency had said it is "independently valuing" these assets . CBI has taken stern action against Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi by attaching many of their assets and issuing non-bailable arrest warrants in their name. The official said the seized documents are "very important" and the chawl address is related to Nirav Modi's company. Mea...

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  • Nigeria's PMI Rises To 54.7
Nigeria's PMI Rises To 54.7

Activity has remained above the 50 mark that separates growth from contraction since June 2013, when Ireland was approaching the end of... Italy's manufacturing activity continued to expand strongly in February, though at the weakest pace in five months, survey data from IHS Markit showed Thursday.

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  • February manufacturing PMI dips on fewer new orders
February manufacturing PMI dips on fewer new orders

While retail inflation eased in January from a 17-month high in the prior month, price rises are still above the RBI's medium-term target of 4 percent on rising energy costs and expectations for an increase in rural spending by the government.

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  • Global cues pull equity indices deep in the red
Global cues pull equity indices deep in the red

Stocks, however, slipped into the negative zone with the BSE Sensex touching a low of 34,015.79 due to continued selling in global markets. The Nifty50 had edged higher by 41.90 points, or 0.40 per cent, to close at 10,532.95 points, while the Sensex closed at 34,269.24 points - up 127.09 points, or 0.37 per cent.

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  • Missouri Republicans Call for Governor Greitens to Resign
Missouri Republicans Call for Governor Greitens to Resign

The prosecutor's office also says it has several photos. Just moments ago, a committee was announced that will investigate Greiten's indictment. The resolution says the panel could hire independent investigators and special counsel and compel testimony through subpoenas.

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