Economy

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:11

Excluding fuel, the rise was 1.5 per cent, more than three times the 0.4 per cent expected. The figures suggest consumers are willing to keep spending despite the sharpest rise in inflation for nearly six years, driven by the higher cost of importing goods to the United Kingdom as a effect of the pound's weakness since the Brexit vote.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:07

So even if the manufacturer recommends it, premium gas may not be worth it, given the premium price, AAA researchers have concluded. The local average was 23 cents per gallon lower than the national average of $2.47 per gallon. The findings fly (drive) in the face of the common-held belief, especially held by owners of luxury vehicles, that if you put premium into your tank, it will perform at an optimal level.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:59

The first accumulating snow of the season ended up pretty much as forecast by the National Weather Service . The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 5 a.m. The snow had to battle entrenched dry air and it has taken awhile to "moisten the column", as the meteorologists say. New York City will see 3 to 5 inches between noon and 6 p.m., and the New England coast could see up to 6 inches, according to the National Weather Service .

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:04

Peters has been one of the Kansas City Chiefs' best defensive players, but fans haven't been happy with Peters' on the field (or off the field for that matter) antics. "It's loud, it's fun and I like playing in the noise because you're in your own little zone". The Chiefs' former offensive coordinator, now the head coach in Philadelphia, was known to have handled some play-calling duties, but neither Reid nor his up-and-coming protege ever let slip precisely how those responsibilities were ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:04

The bill passed the Senate last week with 43 votes to 12, with Labor Senator Penny Wong reaching to hug Liberal Senator Dean Smith afterwards. The Australian House of Representatives has approved a bill that would extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:06

Schmidt, 48, also was fined $400,000 in federal court for his role in the automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal. Oliver Schmidt, a German national who worked in VW's MI office, was accused of concealing software that the company used to artificially lower levels of harmful nitrous oxides in exhaust emissions.

by | December 04, 2017 | 01:53

Traveling on business, Nicklaus has kept abreast of Woods' comeback at this week's Hero World Challenge, though he hasn't caught any of the proceedings from Albany Club in the Bahamas. "I wasn't sure he would play golf again, now I watched him play and think "my gosh", Harmon told Sky Sports. But, hey, it's just one of those days. tomorrow is another fight.

by | December 04, 2017 | 01:49

The car-maker is already testing autonomous vehicles on busy San Francisco streets, as well as in Phoenix and its hometown, Detroit. Ride-hailing services on the roads now, including those offered by Uber Technologies Inc. But the big hurdle GM has to overcome is convincing the public and investors that it can go from building and selling cars to also operating a ride-hailing company featuring thousands of self-driving vehicles.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:34

Students here at FSU have mixed feelings on Fisher's resignation, but the overwhelming majority we spoke with say they're shocked and saddened by the news. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: "Evidently he feels like that's the right move for him and his family and the right time to do so". I believe Texas A&M is getting one of the best coaches in college football.

by | November 27, 2017 | 02:01

The online retailer's shares jumped more than two percent in anticipation of the extra income from the sales, causing 53-year-old entrepreneurs own fortune to go up by $2.4 billion (£1.8bn) to $100.3 billion (£75.2 bn), further securing his title of world's richest man.

by | November 25, 2017 | 01:41

Ain't it ironic? #VeganTurkeyBaby , ' the star captioned the photo , in which she can be seen holding silver balloons that spelled out her name while wearing an oversized grey t-shirt. A food baby is the only kind of baby the 25-year-old has been nursing recently, after celebrating Thanksgiving and her birthday on the same day with an excess of Tofurkey (that's Tofu turkey to those not familiar with vegan cuisine).

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:43

Revis is also one of the best trash-talkers in the NFL. That wasn't the case last year, when Revis said he was "way over" his desired weight after having offseason wrist surgery ahead of a disappointing year with the Jets. Revis joins a Chiefs secondary that is ranked 28th out of 32 teams in pass defense. His career numbers include 485 tackles (401 solo), 2.0 sacks, 137 passes defensed, 29 interceptions, six forced fumbles and 12 fumble recoveries.

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:45

The phone will be priced at ₹6,999 and comes in three color options: Black, White, and Copper. HMD Global has announced that Reliance Jio customers get up 45GB additional data, specifically, with an additional 5GB of data on every recharge of Rs.

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:41

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by | November 23, 2017 | 01:41

If you are one of the 40 million riders who use Uber every month, the company encourages you to keep an eye on your credit and any fraud alerts as well as monitoring your Uber account for unusual activity. The developments have some of the hallmarks of the Equifax data breach, which the credit reporting firm said in September impacted 145 million Americans earlier this year.

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:28

A person familiar with the matter, who could not go on record, had previously told the AP that DOJ wanted the company to sell either Turner, the parent of CNN, TBS and other networks, or DirecTV. "This merger would significantly hurt American purchasers", Mr. Delrahim, the associate lawyer general for antitrust, said in an announcement. Without "an adequate remedy that would fully prevent the harms, the "only appropriate action" was to seek an injunction from a federal judge in hopes of ...

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:13

Uber and its investors have been itching for some good news and it appears that this partnership with Volvo is a great signs for its future. The deal is an extension of an agreement Uber made with Volvo two years ago, when the company first began heavy research on autonomous vehicles.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:50

The act would almost double the standard deduction to around $12,000 for individuals and about $24,000 for married couples - reducing incentives for charitable donations. Family-owned farms and businesses will no longer have to worry about double or triple taxation from Washington when they pass down their life's work to the next generation.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:11

The New York Times cited unnamed sources to say the Koch brothers have tentatively agreed to provide more than $500 million in equity on Meredith's behalf. Meredith's stock likewise went up as a result, to $59.70 a share-a 10 percent increase. Wichita-based Koch Industries operates oil refineries in several states.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:05

He appeared in footage from the night of October 9, when Benjamin Mitchell, 22, was killed. "We originally called him someone we wanted to talk to, then he became a person of interest, today he is a suspect", Dugan said. He was wearing all black and a black baseball cap and armed with a large black pistol, police said. "It is all in the probably 10-block, 15-block area", Mayor Bob Buckhorn told CNN sister network HLN.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:03

The nation will be "less vulnerable" to a drop in oil by not being invested in stocks of companies in the industry, the Oslo-based fund said Thursday. It invests Norway's revenues from oil and gas production for future generations in stocks, bonds and real estate overseas. The proposal is based on the oil and gas sector as defined by the FTSE reference index.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:58

This is the largest Keystone oil spill to date in South Dakota, said Brian Walsh, a spokesman for the state's Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The Keystone XL pipeline got federal USA approval in March when President Donald Trump overturned former President Barack Obama's rejection of the project in 2015.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:23

First of all, an independent evaluation report recommended that South Africa should host the tournament based on a points-based criteria. "Hosting Rugby World Cup 2023 will be a massive boost for our country as well as the game of rugby", said SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux ahead of the announcement.

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:03

Assocham Secretary General D.S. Rawat said the rise in wholesale price index (WPI) numbers may have corresponding upward impact on consumer price index (CPI) which may limit the possibility of rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which has already shown concern for increase in inflation in the future.

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:05

It expects global demand for oil to even rise in the decades ahead. "Over the same period, United States gas companies ramped up their exports to Canada and Mexico, pushing net USA imports of pipeline gas down to around 25 bcm in 2016, compared with 80 bcm some ten years earlier", IEA economists said.