Economy

Author: 0 Flying machine to go on sale this year

The NY Times further says the open-seated vehicle weighs approximately 220 pounds and packs eight battery-powered propellers (as loud as a speedboat) to soar into the air. US-based flying auto start-up " Kitty Hawk Corporation " has released a video of its Flyer prototype, an all-electric aircraft. The vehicle can take off vertically (as long as you're over water), fly about 15 feet over water but, according to this CNN report , "looks less like a auto than a jet ski with wings ".

Economy 'Russia tried to use Trump advisers to influence election'
Author: 0 'Russia tried to use Trump advisers to influence election'

A month later, during a speech to Moscow's higher education institute, the New Economic School, he openly criticized the US, saying it had a "hypocritical focus on ideas such as democratization, inequality, corruption and regime change". Trump campaign veterans have insisted that Page was a minor figure on the campaign. One of the memos asserts that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen met with Kremlin operatives in Prague in August to discuss meddling in the presidential campaign.

Economy Facebook will soon let you type with your brain
Author: 0 Facebook will soon let you type with your brain

Even so, the fact that they have to specify this detail makes us see how risky this technology can be in the hands of companies like Facebook , who takes the least options to gather as much information as possible about us. "What if we could type directly from our brain into a computer?" But now Facebook is starting to look beyond the smartphone and has revealed that it is working on technology that will allow people to type by just using signals from their brains.

Economy Why Schlumberger Q1 Earnings Left Investors Unimpressed
Author: 0 Why Schlumberger Q1 Earnings Left Investors Unimpressed

The world's largest oilfield services company posted revenue of $6.89 billion in the period, missing Wall Street forecasts. Davis R M Inc. now owns 160,258 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $12,603,000 after buying an additional 8,445 shares during the period.

Economy Struggling apparel retailer Bebe Stores to shut all stores
Author: 0 Struggling apparel retailer Bebe Stores to shut all stores

The retailer has been considering its brick-and-mortar plan for a while. Bebe had said in March that it would explore "strategic alternatives for the company", which often includes a sale. In a Securities Exchange Commission filing dated Tuesday, Bebe said by the end of May it will close all of its locations, including three in Tampa Bay.

Economy Regulators list many mortgage errors at Ocwen Financial
Author: 0 Regulators list many mortgage errors at Ocwen Financial

The CFPB said it had uncovered "substantial evidence" that Ocwen has engaged in significant and systemic misconduct "at almost every stage of the mortgage servicing process". Ocwen is one of the nation's largest non-bank mortgage lenders, focusing mostly on subprime and delinquent mortgages. During this time, Ocwen allegedly was unable to send out accurate monthly statements or properly credit payments.

Author: 0 Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

Kitchener City Hall will play host to cadets and legion members Sunday afternoon as our Region remembers those who gave their lives at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. He was joined by as many as 25,000 Canadians who came to honour the soldiers who died in the fighting. Today marks 100 years since Canada's key victory in the First World War.

Economy Could United Airlines Earnings Ever Have Been Good Enough?
Author: 0 Could United Airlines Earnings Ever Have Been Good Enough?

Not only United Continental , but other players in the space like Southwest Airlines LUV and American Airlines Group AAL too have signed deals with various labor groups over the past few months. Major Airlines holds an EPS of 7.49 that demonstrates an EPS growth this year at -33.80%. About shares traded. Oclaro, Inc. Angled up and price is moving up (or was recently) overall, angled down and price is moving down overall, moving sideways and the price is likely in a range.

Author: 0 Trump vows to solve dairy dispute with Canada

Both are shielded from open trade in the existing North American Free Trade Agreement, employ more than 200,000 people in Canada, and claim a similar economic value of $14-15 billion to Canada's GDP. The governors say Canada's actions could cost the USA economy hundreds of millions of dollars. He said the facts don't bear that out and attached a U.S.

Economy Spiegel won't expand Snapchat in India because the country is too poor
Author: 0 Spiegel won't expand Snapchat in India because the country is too poor

Run an early-stage company? It is here that Spiegel is alleged to have said, "This app is only for rich people. Let's just uninstall this app", commented a user in review of Snapdeal's app while another said "poor owner". Twitter users adopted the hashtag #boycottSnapchat to rail against the app. Users have given the app a one-star rating on the Apple app store and Google Play app store in protest.

Author: 0 Treasury provides tips for last-minute filers as tax season closes

Treasury will work with taxpayers who can not pay the full amount of tax they owe. Homestead owners who qualify for the property tax adjustment must file both the homestead declaration and an adjustment claim by the April due date. When you do, you're automatically granted an additional six months to file, no questions asked. If you're up against the clock as the April 18 filing deadline looms, here are a few tips you can use.

Economy Trump Taps Ex-Im Bank Critic To Head Agency
Author: 0 Trump Taps Ex-Im Bank Critic To Head Agency

Spencer Bachus (R-AL) to serve on the Export-Import Bank's board. On Wednesday, in comments reported by the Wall Street Journal , Trump announced a policy change on Ex-Im, saying: "Actually, it's a very good thing". The bank, which offers financial support to US exporters, is despised by conservative Republicans, who have forced it to remain effectively dormant for almost two years.

Author: 0 Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

Chairman and CEO, Tom Williams said, "Jon has had an outstanding career at Parker and I want to thank him for his leadership and for his character as a shining example of Parker's core values in action". A lawyer for Stumpf declined to comment on the report. Carrie Tolstedt speaks during the 8th Annual 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking Awards dinner in New York, Oct.

Economy United, Chicago airport officials questioned about passenger dragged off flight
Author: 0 United, Chicago airport officials questioned about passenger dragged off flight

Ultimately, United must be measured by more than this one incident on a single United Express flight; this airline is comprised of more than 82,000 employees, including over 12,500 pilots, working every day to safely fly around the globe. Airlines representatives apologized and promised it would never happen again. Three people got off the flight, but the fourth said he was a doctor and needed to get home to treat patients on Monday.

Economy Malala Yousafzai has just been made the youngest UN Messenger of Peace
Author: 0 Malala Yousafzai has just been made the youngest UN Messenger of Peace

The Pakistani school-girl, now completing her A-levels after receiving an offer from a top United Kingdom university, will take on the role with a focus on female education. also arrived that day.Who else has received honorary citizenship? He then applauded her "courageous defense of the rights of all people, including women and girls, to education and equality" as well as her "unwavering commitment to peace".

Economy 'Morning Joe' Says Steve Bannon 'Just Snapped' By Going After Jared Kushner
Author: 0 'Morning Joe' Says Steve Bannon 'Just Snapped' By Going After Jared Kushner

Politico reported on Wednesday that Bannon, who was abruptly removed from the Principals Committee of the National Security Council earlier in the day, considered leaving the White House entirely as a result of conflict with Kushner. Bannon, the White House chief strategist and former Breitbart boss, has clashed with Trump's son-in-law. Bannon recently called Kushner a "cuck" behind his back, according to the The Daily Beast .

Author: 0 US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

The 2026 tournament will be the first of the expanded 48-team format. Montagliani also recently told The Associated Press that he believes all three countries should automatically qualify for the tournament if chosen as co-hosts. The host nations automatically qualify, but one will participate in the playoff. Use of artificial turf for all Women's World Cup matches there two years ago did not sit well with the players.

Economy India can not be pushed around by China
Author: 0 India can not be pushed around by China

The Dalai Lama had stayed in the Tawang monastery for some days before he reached Assam after fleeing his homeland in 1959. An online campaign has also been going on, seeking the award for the Dalai Lama. The communist regime in China now wants to have its own Dalai Lama. "China has no business telling us what to do and what not to do because it is not our next-door neighbour", Khandu had said.

Author: 0 Delta cancels 275 more flights days after storm disruptions

On Saturday morning, Delta said about 275 flights had been canceled and that additional cancellations were possible. The airline also offered to waive change fees for those who rebooked their plans. As a result, the airline had to cancel 350 flights on Saturday following three days of major storms. Get free real-time news alerts from the Atlanta Patch.

Economy USA launches missile strike into Syria
Author: 0 USA launches missile strike into Syria

Trump's missile attack came days after chemical weapons were deployed against civilians in a northern rebel-held area of Syria. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that seven Syrian officers were killed in the strikes, including a colonel.

Economy Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies
Author: 0 Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

The company cited a Pew Research poll of cops that concluded their jobs are harder than ever. Based on Axon's experience so far, Smith said, the company expects about 80 percent of the police departments to keep using its cameras after a year, but the numbers work out favorably if only 25 to 30 percent renew.

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