• Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'
Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'

The request comes amid growing fear about North Korea's missile threat and rising tensions between the US and North Korea. The 15-member UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned the firing of the missile over Japan as "outrageous", and demanded that North Korea halt its weapons program but the US-drafted statement did not threaten new sanctio...

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  • Were Analysts Bearish Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF) This Week?

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.7 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.49, from 1.25 in 2016Q3. 27 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 0% or 264 shares in its portfolio. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, April 7 by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, August 18 the stock rating was maintained by Numis ...

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  • The Crow Reboot Is Now Owned By Sony, Nothing Else New
The Crow Reboot Is Now Owned By Sony, Nothing Else New

It's directed by Alex Proyas. The site reports that Samuel Hadida's Davis Films, Highland Film Group and Electric Shadow had previously acquired rights to finance, produce and distribute the film, and Kevin Misher will produce via his Misher Films with Sony distributing worldwide, and Highland Film Group selling global rights.

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  • Investors Scoop Up Gold, Treasurys but Snub Dollar
Investors Scoop Up Gold, Treasurys but Snub Dollar

On Thursday, there's also crucial inflation data for the 19-country eurozone, which could have an impact on market expectations over next week's policy meeting of the European Central Bank. Trump will address tax reform on Wednesday in a speech expected to tout tax cuts as a way to help workers and the middle class in an economy "rigged" against ...

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  • Instagram Notifies Verified Users of Security Breach
Instagram Notifies Verified Users of Security Breach

But while high-profile hacks are a dime a dozen these days, what's staggering here is how easily the information was obtained: in essence, sending a password reset request from an old version of the Instagram app resulted in a response containing an account's private data (sans password , thankfully).

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  • 'The Hurricane Harvey effect:' storm behind gas price hikes
'The Hurricane Harvey effect:' storm behind gas price hikes

Texas and other USA states along the Gulf of Mexico were adversely affected by heavy rains and severe flooding brought by hurricane Harvey . Prices at the pump have already leapt more than 10 cents over the past week in much of Ontario. "Prices could drop a little to say $1.05, or they could jump to $1.15, but for the most part, in southeastern ...

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  • Volkswagen the latest carmaker to introduce new 2017 scrappage scheme
Volkswagen the latest carmaker to introduce new 2017 scrappage scheme

A tougher emissions regime for newly launched cars came into force this week across the EU. Volkswagen's incentives are particularly impressive, with consumers being able to save as much as £10,000 off the price of a new e-Golf once the government's plug-in vehicle grant has been taken into account.

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  • Largest US oil refinery closes due to Harvey
Largest US oil refinery closes due to Harvey

Explosions at a chemical plant near Houston pose fresh worries for storm-battered Texas as rescuers search block by block for survivors of Hurricane Harvey . "This isn't the end, this is just the beginning". Feltgen said there's still a lot of residents in multiple states "who are going to feel the impacts of the storm".

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  • U.S. heavy bombers, jets in show of force against N Korea
U.S. heavy bombers, jets in show of force against N Korea

US Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II fighters assigned to the air station in Iwakuni, Japan, are joined by South Korean air force F-15K fighters during a mission on Thursday. US President Donald Trump has said that "talking is not the answer" in dealing with North Korea's military operations. The UN Security Council has unanimously condemned N...

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  • Does The Jobs Report Change Anything?
Does The Jobs Report Change Anything?

In August, the average hourly earnings rose by 3 cents to 26.39 US dollars, after rising by 9 cents in the previous month. The department said Hurricane Harvey, which devastated parts of Texas, has no "discernable" effect on payrolls as the disaster struck after the survey period for the August employment report .

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  • Starbucks celebrating return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte all weekend long
Starbucks celebrating return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte all weekend long

Could we be seeing the arrival of the PSL today ? With fall at our fingertips we can already taste Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte, and the good news is that it is returning THIS WEEK! Pair your drink with a Pumpkin Scone or a Pumpkin loaf and you'll be in the mood for crispy fall leaves, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes in no time.

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  • Eurozone inflation beats expectations to hit four-month high in August
Eurozone inflation beats expectations to hit four-month high in August

The eurozone unemployment rate was 9.1% in July, unchanged from June, to remain at the lowest level since February 2009, Eurostat said in a separate statement. food and energy) was flat at 1.2%, but note that this is higher than the rates of below 1% seen for much of the past few years". Consumer prices across the 19 countries using the euro curr...

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  • Note ban was not an exercise to confiscate money: Jaitley
Note ban was not an exercise to confiscate money: Jaitley

With over Rs 15 lakh crore of junked currency coming back into the banking system post demonetisation, the government had yesterday said a "significant portion" of it could be black money. The money got identified with the owner. "It's nobody's case that black money has been completely eliminated after demonetisation..." Demonetisation, he said...

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  • Colonial Pipeline shuts down Line 1 and 2
Colonial Pipeline shuts down Line 1 and 2

We've seen this happen before with problems with Katrina". "I'm taking action to make it easier to get gasoline into our state so North Carolinians who need gas can get it", Cooper said. That's in contrast to actual flooding shutting down the facilities, he said. Facilities at Houston and Hebert are being assessed after they were hit by the s...

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  • Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to help Harvey victims
Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to help Harvey victims

There will be two "zero to hero" courses offered on Thursday at the northern Miami Valley chapter of the Red Cross in Troy. But the Red Cross said that's no reason to worry. You can also make donations online at RedCross.org , or by phone at 1-800-RED-CROSS. The Oscar-winning actress pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross relief effort...

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  • US Oil Production Near Record High But Harvey Looms
US Oil Production Near Record High But Harvey Looms

But gasoline prices are relatively cheap compared to levels earlier this decade, and the end of the peak summer driving season could prevent a further dramatic rise unless there is long-term damage at major refineries. Energy Information Administration. The Gulf makes up almost half of total refining capacity in the United States , the world's l...

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  • Alexa and Cortana Hitching Up
Alexa and Cortana Hitching Up

Apparently, Google and Apple (which have their own digital assistants) weren't invited to be part of the friendship circle, but Bezos would "welcome" them. Cortana is deeply integrated with Microsoft's programs and generally lives in computers and mobile devices. This would be a huge advantage for consumers in theory because it would mean th...

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  • Apple joins Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's NAND business
Apple joins Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's NAND business

The last-ditch effort came as Toshiba's board had been expected Thursday to confirm its plan to sell Toshiba Memory to a group led by Western Digital Corp that also includes USA investment fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.as well as the INCJ and DBJ.

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  • AG Department Won't Tolerate Price Gouging
AG Department Won't Tolerate Price Gouging

The AG's office learned about the Houston convenience store on Monday afternoon and confirmed the price of fuel being offered was indeed a sky-high $20 per gallon. The death toll from the hurricane has climbed to the double digits, as the devastating storm made landfall Wednesday morning in Louisiana. The Department investigates any time there is e...

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  • Best Buy claims 'mistake' led to Houston store overcharging for bottled water
Best Buy claims 'mistake' led to Houston store overcharging for bottled water

And over in nearby Cypress, a water bottle "sale" has ended in utter mortification for Best Buy , which offered up cases with a cringe-inducing $42.96 sign intact. He added "not as an excuse but as an explanation", that the big box electronics seller doesn't usually sell packages of bottled water. Are you shocked to hear that Best Buy overchar...

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