Couple questioned over Gatwick drone sightings 'completely violated' by arrest

Paul Gait and Elaine Kirk told how they felt " completely violated and exposed" after police detained them and searched their home. After spending two nights in custody and being the subject of intense media speculation, Mr Gait and Ms Kirk wer... More..

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High-street retailers treat shoppers to early Boxing Day sales
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

High-street retailers treat shoppers to early Boxing Day sales

A November report from the Retail Council of Canada indicates while Black Friday has eclipsed Boxing Day as the biggest sales day in Canada, 35 per cent of people still plan to go bargain hunting the day after...More..

by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Huawei & ZTE may be squeezed out of United States market

The executive order, which has been under consideration for more than eight months, could be issued as early as January and would direct the Commerce Department to block US companies from buying equipment from ...More..

Dad Jumps On A Plane To Be With Attendant Daughter At Christmas
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Dad Jumps On A Plane To Be With Attendant Daughter At Christmas

Hal made it on every flight and even got to sit first class to Detroit . So, her dad, Hal, chose to take to the skies for the holidays so he could spend some quality time with his daughter. "Wish you both a ...More..

Trump Discussed Firing US Central Bank Chief After Rate Hike
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump Discussed Firing US Central Bank Chief After Rate Hike

Mr Trump said in a tweet . Studzinski summarized the Fed's culture as being about employing the "best people" and the "best discipline", adding: "These are not people who bend to certain short-term political...More..

Dow Surges 1,000 Points as Markets Recover From Christmas Eve Disaster
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Dow Surges 1,000 Points as Markets Recover From Christmas Eve Disaster

Japanese benchmarks jumped about 4 percent at the open and Australian shares advanced more than 1 percent as trading resumed after holidays there. The Australian Retailers Association also said on Wednesday it ...More..

Thousands remain without power almost a week after B.C. windstorms
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Thousands remain without power almost a week after B.C. windstorms

The windstorm was the worst that BC Hydro has seen in 20 years and more than 800 field workers are working around the clock to fix the extensive damage, the statement said, adding that 300 power poles and 170 t...More..

Government tightens norms for ecommerce companies on sale of products
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Government tightens norms for ecommerce companies on sale of products

This will ensure that RBI is completely aware of extent of compliance by the major e-commerce players. However, the language of the clarification seems to grant leeway (to a certain extent) to entities which ar...More..

Cruise ship rescues fishermen who had been adrift for weeks
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Cruise ship rescues fishermen who had been adrift for weeks

Royal Caribbean's chief meteorologist James Van Fleet posted photos of the rescue on Twitter , saying they were found between the Grand Cayman island and Jamaica. The fishermen told the cruise ship's crew t...More..

Oil ETFs Rebound as Bargain Hunters Look to a Potentially Oversold Market
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Oil ETFs Rebound as Bargain Hunters Look to a Potentially Oversold Market

Shares of airliners flew up north on Wednesday, taking off smartly after crude oil prices slumped to their lowest levels in about eighteen months earlier this week. "What if the 1.2 million barrels of cuts ar...More..

Trump resumes attack on Fed as markets sink
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Trump resumes attack on Fed as markets sink

A bear market is 20 percent off recent highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 400 points, or 1.84%. All 11 sectors of the S&P were down and are negative for 2018. Trump has frequently crit...More..

After Gatwick chaos, UK minister says detection systems can combat drones
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

After Gatwick chaos, UK minister says detection systems can combat drones

Gatwick airport shut its only runway repeatedly between last Wednesday and Friday over drone reports . But he warned: "The huge proliferation of such devices, coupled with the challenges of deploying mili...More..

Public Sector Banks On Strike Today, Services Affected
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Public Sector Banks On Strike Today, Services Affected

The strike has been announced by the United Forum of Bank Unions, a joint forum for all banks' personnel. During the strike, protests will be held outside the banks across the country. Srinivas told IANS. ...More..

Late surge in trading as shoppers head out on Christmas Eve
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Late surge in trading as shoppers head out on Christmas Eve

Walgreens : All 24-hour stores will remain open for their usual hours. Most Albertson's stores will be open until 4pm. The opening hours of each restaurant vary, so make sure to check your local fast food out...More..

Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Total Over $600 Million
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Total Over $600 Million

For Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, the jackpot is an estimated $294 million with a cash option of $177.6 million. The drawing takes place at 10 p.m. The pot is drawn from sales in 44 states, the Distric...More..

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn to be detained till New Year
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn to be detained till New Year

He will remain in custody until January 1st. December 23 extension will keep Ghosn at the Tokyo detention house until New Year's Day. According to Japanese broadcaster NHK, prosecutors now suspect that in...More..

Trump blasts U.S. central bank again over rate hikes
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Trump blasts U.S. central bank again over rate hikes

Investors have many reasons to worry. One told Bloomberg that a lot of people would support getting rid of him. The readout might be a further effort to keep Trump calm by showing him that everything is fin...More..

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

The drones were spotted at Britain's second-largest airport on Wednesday evening, forcing it to close its runway in the run up to Christmas . A Gatwick spokesman said Saturday that "things are going in t...More..

Surging US Oil from Efficient Fracking Is Forcing More OPEC Cuts
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Surging US Oil from Efficient Fracking Is Forcing More OPEC Cuts

OPEC officials say the bloc hasn't yet started to implement its latest round of oil cuts, however, the talks to further reduce output are underway. On Friday, Brent crude traded at $53.22 per barrel at 11.57...More..

Markets plunge with Dow posting worst Christmas Eve session on record
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Markets plunge with Dow posting worst Christmas Eve session on record

U.S. stocks have fallen sharply in recent weeks on concerns over slowing economic growth, with the S&P 500 index on pace for its biggest percentage decline in December since the Great Depression. Mnuchin said...More..

Crude Prices Take Another Dive
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Crude Prices Take Another Dive

Conflict, sanctions and aging oil fields have been factors that dragged on output in Libya, Nigeria, Iran and Venezuela in recent years. CNBC reports , citing the energy data provider, that it sees Brent c...More..

Elon Musk promises Tesla will pay customers who miss federal tax credit
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Elon Musk promises Tesla will pay customers who miss federal tax credit

As indicated by the California-based electric carmaker's Chinese site, costs of certain Model 3 vehicles were sliced by up to 7.6 percent. Another Chinese EV producer Xiaopeng or Xpeng just formally reported ...More..

Trump vows no end to shutdown until wall funded
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Trump vows no end to shutdown until wall funded

Trump chimed in from the White House, where he has been cooped up since the shutdown began early Saturday. "It's going to be built, hopefully rapidly", he said. Marooned in the White House on a gray Christmas...More..

WRAPUP 1-Fed expected to raise rates, may signal fewer hikes ahead
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

WRAPUP 1-Fed expected to raise rates, may signal fewer hikes ahead

It is poised to raise rates again at its next policy meeting later this week, according to the minutes of its most recent meeting released last month. Inside the Fed, however, it would be an unsettling end to a...More..

Shoppers head to South Florida malls for last-minute Christmas gifts
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Shoppers head to South Florida malls for last-minute Christmas gifts

Stores will be open from 8 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Monday. Kohl's closes at 6 p.m. The Buffalo Wild Wings chain is not only open, but wants to give you the space to hold your own holiday party this Christmas . Cost...More..

by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Trump tweets he's alone at White House waiting for Dems deal

With Congress out of town, there was no chance for progress on the government funding crisis. Without a deal to break the impasse over Trump's demand for $5 billion for a wall along the USA border with Mexico...More..

All the Stores Opened and Closed on Christmas 2018
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

All the Stores Opened and Closed on Christmas 2018

It's the most wonderful time of year, and it's also the time when you buy last-minute Christmas gifts and last-minute ingredients for those Christmas Day recipes. Colorado Safeways will open from 5 a.m.to ...More..

Stock market free fall continues after unexpected statement from Steven Mnuchin
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Stock market free fall continues after unexpected statement from Steven Mnuchin

Mnuchin said the executives assured him their banks are healthy and have "ample liquidity" to lend to consumers and businesses. In an unusual move, Mnuchin disclosed the calls with the heads of Bank of Americ...More..

Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas

Given that the stores have varying closing times, it's best to check local store hours before calling it too close and finding the doors locked. Retailers often refer to the Saturday before Christmas as "Supe...More..

Expect $80 Brent Next Year
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Expect $80 Brent Next Year

USA stock investors are wary that a 30 percent slump in oil prices will pressure corporate profits while also presenting a sign of weakness in global growth at a time when they are already weighing when the lon...More..