• US FCC chairman cancels tech event appearance after threats
US FCC chairman cancels tech event appearance after threats

Mr Pai has attended the Las Vegas trade show for the past five years, but this would have been his first appearance as head of the FCC watchdog. However, two unnamed agency sources told Recode that Pai canceled his appearance after receiving death threats.

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  • Tesla says its Model 3 production nightmare is almost over
Tesla says its Model 3 production nightmare is almost over

Tesla shares fell 2 percent to $310.50 in after-hours trading. Although bullish investors have generally waved off early Model 3 problems, instead focusing on the future prospects of Tesla , critics warn that Model 3 issues could sour demand for Tesla's mass-market vehicle, delay sorely needed revenue and compromise the company's ability to rai...

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  • Two more Kmart stores to close this year
Two more Kmart stores to close this year

Early in December, it was a full $1 more per share. Liquidation sales will start next week at the 103 Sears , Kmart and Sears Auto Center stores that the shared parent company plans to close . In 2016, the Boardman and Warren Kmart locations both closed. The company told eligible associates that they will receive severance and have ...

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  • AfD tests Germany's new social media law as police probe Von Storch
AfD tests Germany's new social media law as police probe Von Storch

However, von Storch took particular offense to the Arabic version. He called on the social media users to post the deleted posts. Germany's tough new social media law appears to be working: A far-right member of parliament had her Twitter account suspended shortly after posting an anti-Muslim message.

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  • Hoda Kotb Named Permanent Co-Anchor of NBC's 'Today'
Hoda Kotb Named Permanent Co-Anchor of NBC's 'Today'

Her appointment bucks the trend of morning news shows to have male and female co-hosts. Kotb , who was joined by Guthrie for her interview with ET, told the entertainment outlet she's been in touch with Lauer since his ousting. "They have an undeniable connection with each other and most importantly, with viewers, a hallmark of TODAY ", the...

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  • RMT to protest against rail fare hikes - by giving commuters chocolates
RMT to protest against rail fare hikes - by giving commuters chocolates

In Europe, many railways are state-owned and HuffPost UK has reported previously how some routes in Britain are owned by European states. Rail passengers will feel the effects of the largest fare hike in five years from today, United Kingdom rail fares will rise on average by 3.4% with season tickets up by 3.6%.

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  • PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec
PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec

The survey's authors said a number of respondents signalled that they were receiving higher new orders from customers in North America. This is for the fifth consecutive month that the index has come in above 50-point mark that separates expansion from contraction.

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  • Airport Delays Due to Nationwide CBP System Outages
Airport Delays Due to Nationwide CBP System Outages

According to the standed passengers, the delay was because the computer system to check passports, operated by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, had failed. It left hundreds of folks stuck in lines for a couple of hours in a part of the airport where there's normally not a lot to do. The agency said it had access to the national security-re...

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  • Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ
Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ

The disparity in pay is so great that those at the bottom of the wage ladder could be earning an additional £5.24 per hour if their pay had risen at the same rate over the last 20 years as the pay of FTSE 100 chief executives. Workers who receive tips will get a wage increase from $4.08 an hour to $4.15. The increase will be phased in over a longer...

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  • Northwestern Outlasts Kentucky In Music Bowl Thriller
Northwestern Outlasts Kentucky In Music Bowl Thriller

Johnson led five game-winning drives during his short time at United Kingdom, and was a two-point conversion away from his sixth. He ran for 224 yards and three touchdowns in last year's bowl win and already has over 5,000 rushing yards. United Kingdom would leading after the first 7-3. A halfback from Larkin to Thorson gained 24 yards, however, ...

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  • Man Arrested in Email Scam Not Actually Nigerian Prince
Man Arrested in Email Scam Not Actually Nigerian Prince

The Federal Trade Commission has a page dedicated to the Nigerian prince scam , describing the scam as a common phishing scam that cons people out of their money. The information can then be used to withdraw funds from the victim's accounts. While Neu is no Nigerian prince, he did share some of the money with co-conspirators in Nigeria, accord...

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  • Some Stocks within Concentration: Alcoa Inc. (AA), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
Some Stocks within Concentration: Alcoa Inc. (AA), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings Llc who had been investing in Dean Foods Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.05B market cap company. Bontempo Ohly Cap Mgmt Lc stated it has 77,898 shares or 2.72% of all its holdings. Armstrong Henry H holds 260,546 shares or 2.11% of its portfolio.

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  • Claire's Pulls 17 Makeup Products that Tested Positive for Asbestos
Claire's Pulls 17 Makeup Products that Tested Positive for Asbestos

The law firm for which the mother works is calling on Claire's to own up to the contaminated products, recall them, and end its relationship with the vendors that supply them. Exposure to asbestos has been found to lead to certain types of cancers and tumors on internal organs. In a statement on its website it said: "Safety of our customers is ...

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  • Celebrate New Year's with free rides on Metro
Celebrate New Year's with free rides on Metro

The free bus rides start at 7 p.m. Sunday and will continue until about 3:30 a.m. For the first time, King County Metro will offer free rides on New Year's Eve between 4 a.m. Each pass will reward up to $25 off from one Uber ride between the dates of 12 noon New Year's Eve to 12 noon New Year's Day". Jessica Stammer, marketing specialist ...

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  • AT&T FirstNet Build-Out All Set With All 50 States On Board
AT&T FirstNet Build-Out All Set With All 50 States On Board

In addition to the states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands also opted for FirstNet , AT&T said. Under the law that established FirstNet in 2012, governors in all 56 states and territories have the choice of making an "opt-in" decision-accepting the FirstNet deployment plan and allowing AT&T to build the LTE radio ...

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  • Tim Cook gets a pay raise amid better iPhone profits
Tim Cook gets a pay raise amid better iPhone profits

Cook, who has been Apple's CEO since 2011, has seen his salary rise to $12,835,066 in 2017 from $8,747,719 a year ago, according to a SEC filing from Apple on Wednesday . In fiscal 2017, AAPL shares offered returns of 30 percent, which is double the rate of the S&P 500. Apple said the higher bonus was paid out this financial year after the te...

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  • Performing Movers in Wall Street Facts: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)
Performing Movers in Wall Street Facts: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

Key Group Holdings Cayman Ltd increased Cabot Oil & Gas Corp ( COG ) stake by 194.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $30.00 price target on Cabot Oil & Gas and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.

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  • Tiger Zinda Hai crosses Rs200 crore in first week!
Tiger Zinda Hai crosses Rs200 crore in first week!

Katrina is overwhelmed by the response Tiger Zinda Hai has generated at the box office. The movie is a sequel to Kabir Khan's " Ek Tha Tiger " (2012), which also had the same actors in the leading roles. But after earning Rs 34.10 crore , Tiger Zinda Hai is now the highest non-holiday Bollywood opener ever. The sizzling chemistry of Salman a...

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  • First Supermoon Of 2018 Happens On New Year's Day
First Supermoon Of 2018 Happens On New Year's Day

But before that comes the Wolf Moon, the first "Supermoon" of 2018 when the moon appears bigger and brighter in the sky. A supermoon, the site added, happens when the moon is in something called "perigee", which means it's making its closest approach to Earth in a single orbit.

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  • Claire's Recalling Makeup Over Asbestos Concerns
Claire's Recalling Makeup Over Asbestos Concerns

The make-up was purchased at store in the Providence Place Mall, but the recall has been issued nationwide as a precaution. According to the report, the lab discovered tremolite asbestos, a substance that has been known to cause cancer. Once we have more information and have the results of the investigation we will take the necessary action. Cla...

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