Economy

by | December 28, 2017 | 00:48

Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges of "espionage" and "subversive activities", was finally allowed to meet his mother and wife after a long and arduous 22-month wait. It claims that he was in possession of an Indian passport that identified him as Hussein Mubarak Patel. Having lost her brother four years back in Pakistan, Kaur said she could fully understand what Jadhav's family must be going through at this hour.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:06

Arctic air will sweep into the area in the wake of the snow bringing the city it coldest weather since last December. Although snow showers were likely to fall during the evening of Christmas Eve, the amount of accumulation in Beckley was uncertain, with higher elevations receiving between one to two inches and areas to the northeast of Beckley under a winter weather advisory .

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:00

The resolution seeks to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum product exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year and, in what diplomats said was a last-minute change, demands the repatriation of North Koreans working overseas within 24 months, instead of 12 months as first proposed.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:21

The kettles, clear plastic balls hanging from a tall, red lanyard, will be at various locations throughout the city, manned by volunteers, until 6 p.m. Bell ringers in Fanueil Hall say its actually one of the best spots in town for collections thanks to all the shoppers and tourists, but as a whole, the state is falling short.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:11

It complained to the Trump administration that Bombardier was receiving subsidies from the Canadian government. United States secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has found in favour of United States-based manufacturer Boeing in a dispute over aircraft sales.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:24

However, roughly 8,300 more people left Wyoming than moved into the state. Furthermore, the population of voting-age residents (adults age 18 and over) grew to 252.1 million (77.4 percent of the 2017 total population), an increase of 0.93 percent from 2016 (249.5 million).

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:15

All union-represented, non-management and front-line managers will receive a bonus. In touting the GOP tax overhaul, Trump has repeatedly emphasized the importance of creating jobs. The tax bill would reduce the corporate tax rate to 21% from 35% - providing a big boost for large American companies including AT&T. It's not clear when Trump plans to sign the bill, which passed the House and Senate this week.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:12

Sacramento is expected to be a shoo-in for the other franchise due to the fact that it has already started construction of a soccer stadium. Detroit's plan is to share Ford Field as a two-team arena. Both cities remained optimistic that they will be picked as the second expansion team and won't have to fall back into the pack and compete for the 27th and 28th MLS teams selected at a time not yet known.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:31

Irish low-priced carrier Ryanair will move on to meetings with cabin crew unions "in due course", it said on Tuesday, following its surprise shift to talk with pilot unions and after criticism from a German cabin crew union. 117 Ireland-based pilots backed industrial action in a bid to force the airline to recognise unions by a margin of 94 per cent to six per cent in secret ballots.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:29

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he was "very sad" following the announcement Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson would sell the franchise amid allegations of sexual harassment by female employees. He will not entertain any inquiries before the last game has been played. The NFL said earlier Sunday that it had taken over the investigation, and a report emerged that multiple former team employees received financial settlements over inappropriate comments and behavior by ...

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:25

The top derivatives regulator in the US has created a new information portal for cryptocurrencies, a move that came just days ahead of a major bitcoin futures launch . Institutional traders can buy and sell futures, but only a few of them can hold or transact in actual bitcoin for regulatory reasons. So in notional terms, 5125 Bitcoins traded at the CME today, compared to 3751 at the CBOE.

by | December 18, 2017 | 01:11

Union spokesman Niall Shanahan has welcomed the progress, but said that they can not call off the strike just yet. IMPACT said yesterday that the work stoppage would go ahead unless Ryanair management arranged a meeting before it to discuss the issue.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:52

Burney owns 38,498 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. The stock decreased 2.82% or $0.0773 during the last trading session, reaching $2.6632. About 5.17M shares traded. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $15.81 million activity. Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q2. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%.

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.