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Gold Up on Report China May Slow US Treasury Buys

Gold Up on Report China May Slow US Treasury Buys The USD was down nearly 0.5% to 92.0 on the DXY index . After the Bloomberg report , USA 10-year Treasury yields climbed five basis points to almost 2.6% for the first time since last March, up about 15 basis points from the end of last year. [Full Article...]

Kenya Airways launches non-stop direct flight from Narobi to NY

Kenya Airways launches non-stop direct flight from Narobi to NY The US route completes an essential piece on KQ network which flies to various Africa, Europe, Middle-East, Indian sub-continent and Asia destinations "It fits within our strategy to attract corporate and high-end tourism traffic from the world to Kenya and Africa". [Full Article...]

Zara Apologizes for Listing Taiwan As Country

Zara Apologizes for Listing Taiwan As Country Aside from closing down the website, the Shanghai Cyberspace Administration said in statement that it was shutting the Marriott's mobile phone application, in a move that would also disrupt bookings. The warnings signal that the country may deploy more sticks against foreign companies that can't risk losing business in the world's second-biggest economy. [Full Article...]

Florida sees snowfall as winter weather grips East Coast

Florida sees snowfall as winter weather grips East Coast He added that the cold temperatures can also be deadly. Flights were suspended at both of the city's major airports, while nearby Newark, in New Jersey, was facing delays. Current computer models suggest most, if not all, snowfall will occur east of Washington and Baltimore on Wednesday night into early Thursday. Winds will crank in response to this pressure drop, howling to at least 30 to 50 mi... [Full Article...]

Uber uses 'panic button' to shield files during police raids

Uber uses 'panic button' to shield files during police raids It also mentions another system, called uLocker, which it says was contemplated for times when Uber wanted to be "less transparent". SAN FRANCISCO - Uber confirmed Thursday that it once used technology to shield data from law enforcement during unexpected raids of its offices outside the USA, another example of the company using questionable tactics in its pursuit of market share. [Full Article...]

AAA: Gas prices up in RI, Mass. due to cold weather

AAA: Gas prices up in RI, Mass. due to cold weather Historically, gas prices rise 30-75 cents during spring maintenance season, due to the supply reduction and summer-blend switch. However, the higher prices have not fully made their way to the pump . However, it was thanks to refineries inputting record amounts of oil, churning out refined products at incredible pace. Gas prices rose above $4 that summer. [Full Article...]

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) Short Interest Up 30.4% in December

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has risen 3.38% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.38% the S&P500. South Dakota Investment Council decreased its stake in Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (FOXA) by 0.97% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. [Full Article...]

Florida's capital sees first measurable snowfall in almost 30 years

Florida's capital sees first measurable snowfall in almost 30 years Much of the state is under a weather alert, from freeze warnings and wind chill advisory to a winter storm warning. As the storm moves north from Florida , it will drop as many as 30 cm of snow in Boston and similar amounts in eastern Canada. [Full Article...]

California woman returns dead Christmas tree to Costco

California woman returns dead Christmas tree to Costco The post said that the woman did get a refund but after the store checked and verified that the tree was purchased on her account. "Heartbreaking to think she may have needed that money so much, she lost all self respect and dignity for it", Bentley wrote. [Full Article...]

Walmart giving employees $1000 bonuses, raising minimum wage

Walmart giving employees $1000 bonuses, raising minimum wage The company is offering a one-time bonus to full and part-time employees based on their length of service, rising to $1,000 for employees with 20 years of service. While companies and states have increased salaries in recent years, the $7.25 federal minimum wage has not budged since 2009. The one-time bonus represents an additional payment to associates of approximately $400 million in the current... [Full Article...]

Toyota and Mazda choose Alabama for $1.6bn joint plant

Toyota and Mazda choose Alabama for $1.6bn joint plant Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda on Wednesday announced plans to build a huge $1.6 billion joint-venture plant in Alabama that will eventually employ about 4,000 people. President and Chief Executive Officer Masamichi Kogai and Toyota Motor Corp. Trump praised the joint venture announcement, saying in August on Twitter: "Toyota & Mazda to build a new $1.6B plant here in the United States o... [Full Article...]

Ikea Creates an Advert for Women to Wee on

Ikea Creates an Advert for Women to Wee on If a pregnant woman pisses on the strip, it'll reveal the company's family discount for the crib. Speaking to AdWeek , the agency said "In order to make the interactive functions of this ad work in reality, we had to make several technical advancements". [Full Article...]

Mike Pettine to be Packers' defensive coordinator

Mike Pettine to be Packers' defensive coordinator The Browns went just 10-22 under Pettine, and his time as a defensive coordinator in the AFC East was something of a mixed bag. Pettine, 51, served as defensive coordinator for the Jets from 2009-12 before spending the 2013 season in the same position with the Bills. [Full Article...]

Oil prices try for fresh 3-year highs

Oil prices try for fresh 3-year highs Brent crude futures were at US$67.78 a barrel, 16 cents USA above their last close. "You're so long this market at this point, you could certainly get more interest at these levels", said Rob Haworth, senior investment strategist at U.S. The report also noted that the North Sea Brent barrel stands at $64 per barrel, which is the highest it has been since November 2014, the start of the oil pri... [Full Article...]

Fired Google engineer who wrote controversial memo sues tech firm

Fired Google engineer who wrote controversial memo sues tech firm Former Google engineer James Damore is suing the Mountain View company for discriminating against him for his political views, after he was sacked in August for writing a controversial memo that said men were more biologically prone to careers in coding than women. [Full Article...]

Luggage Piles Up at JFK Airport Following Water Leak, Weather Issues

Luggage Piles Up at JFK Airport Following Water Leak, Weather Issues There was more misery for those trying to get through JFK Airport in New York Sunday as a water main break forced the closure of Terminal 4 and took with it 38 gates, majority used for global flights. At least eight flights were diverted to airports from Montreal to Piarco on Trinidad and Tobago, according to FlightRadar24. "Frigid temperatures continue to cause equipment failures and slower tha... [Full Article...]

Terrified passengers scream as two planes collide at Toronto Airport

Terrified passengers scream as two planes collide at Toronto Airport The arriving plane was carrying 168 passengers and six crew members when the other aircraft backed into it, CBC News reported. WestJet Flight 2425, carrying 174 people from Cancun, was waiting to taxi to an arrival gate when a Sunwing aircraft backed into it Friday night (Jan. [Full Article...]

Google has great news about fixing the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws

If this wasn't enough proof that Apple devices are safe from the flaw, take a look at this tweet from software developer Alex Ionescu, who says his studies of macOS code show Apple introduced a fix for the CPU flaw in the release of macOS 10.13.2, and there are additional tweaks set to be introduced in macOS 10.13.3, which is now in beta testing. [Full Article...]

"Captain Marvel" Movie Adds "She's Gotta Have It" Actress To Cast

Captain Marvel is set to have a short period of filming later this month before production kicks into full gear later this spring , so Marvel has been busy rounding out the cast. Wise's character has the potential to pull a Falcon in Ant-Man and cameo all around the Marvel movie universe. Her role as the leader of the Avengers would also make her a great addition, seeing as the version of the ... [Full Article...]

Apple share price: All Apple devices affected by processing chip flaw

Apple share price: All Apple devices affected by processing chip flaw In a statement , released by Apple on Thursday, the company announced, "All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected". Mac users have often believed that their devices and operating systems are less vulnerable to security issues than, for example Android phones or computers running Microsoft systems. [Full Article...]


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