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Netflix and Amazon Join Net Neutrality Day of Action Campaign


The poll was conducted in late June by Civis Analytics, a data science firm, on behalf of DC-based Freedman Consulting, LLC. In the past, sites and services have protested in favor of net neutrality in various ways, including the addition of fake loading graphics meant to demonstrate a world in which some internet traffic is intentionally slower than others , as decided by Internet Service Providers. Read More »

Senate delays recess to keep working on health care, McConnell says


Lee said he pointed out to his colleagues that there are some changes that would "bring me along", including the consumer freedom option and allowing people to use pretax dollars to pay their premiums using a health savings account. "The president expects the Senate to fulfill the promises it made to the American people". But there's been widespread fear in the GOP about returning home for the summer without any major legislative victories to hold up on key campaign promises such as ... Read More »

Five takeaways from the Taylor Report


A United Kingdom government review into the modern workplace has recommended a range of measures meant to help low-paid workers employed by companies like Uber and Deliveroo . But the United Kingdom faces a productivity puzzle. It would be so complicated to work out based on irregular hours. "'The British way' works and we don't need to overhaul the system", proclaims the review. Read More »

Actor Arrested in Heroine's Kidnap Case!


Dileep has been expelled from the association following his arrest in the actress attack case. On Monday, he was questioned at an undisclosed location near here, and later the police probe team recorded the arrest of the actor. He said no other person has been taken into custody in connection with the case. Police also has details of phone calls that link Suni to Dileep and has a total of 19 points of evidence that prove the actor's link to the assault. Read More »

Surging dollar pushes rand to R13.60/$

The Alsi was up 0.9% at 52 663 points with resources (+2.1%) leading the pack. In 3.02pm trading, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index added 0.2 percent. Revenues rose two percent to US$15.7 billion. Department store JC Penney dipped 0.2 per cent as it announced chief financial officer Edward Record was stepping down. BONDS: Bond prices were little changed. Read More »

Saudi bloc slams Qatar but stops short of imposing new sanctions


The four say Qatar pledged to desist from interfering in its neighbours' politics in the 2013 agreement. Two of the five countries in the dispute are home to major U.S. Riyadh and its allies accuse Qatar of financing extremist groups and allying with Iran , the Gulf Arab states' regional rival. Qatar has said thousands of its citizens have been affected by the isolation measures in what has emerged as the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf in recent years. Read More »

Trump renews love-in with China's Xi Jinping

Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping today on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany . Briefing reporters aboard Air Force One on Saturday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the discussion was "very direct". Read More »

McCain says Trumpcare 'probably going to be dead' in Senate


He put the odds of passing a bill in July at "50-50". The Republican National Committee touted the survey to highlight Obamacare's struggles, yet the GOP faces its own headache: the Senate GOP bill is estimated to result in 22 million fewer Americans holding insurance a decade from now, according to the Congressional Budget Office . Read More »

Elon Musk demonstrated the first production model of the Tesla Model 3


Tesla's mettle at handling huge volumes will be tested with the Model 3 as the total production a year ago was just 87,000. The company is expected to make 30 Model 3 vehicles by the end of the month. Like the rest of Tesla's cars, the Model 3 can be charged at one of its Superchargers, or plugged into a slower pace end-of-destination chargers that can be installed at places such as your home or work. Read More »

Promising Job Growth After Slowness This Year, but Wage Growth Still Disappoints


June's job increase was significantly higher than the 152,000 jobs added in May, and above economists' expectations of 140,000 to 200,000 jobs. From April to June, monthly job gains have averaged 194,000 positions. In the years since, the pace of hiring eased and wage gains modestly improved. "The June report was a modest comfort", Holtz-Eakin said . The euro was last at $1.1403, down 0.2 percent. Read More »

Economy adds 222000 jobs in June


USA employers added a seasonally adjusted 1.1 million jobs during the first six months of 2017, the Labor Department said Friday. However, the U.S. And auto sales are slowing from last year's record pace, causing some automakers to cut jobs. Workers complete construction on a Marriott Renaissance hotel in Plano. Read More »

Merkel tells G20 leaders they must reach compromises


Skirmishes and small clashes took place across the city as protesters roamed around. Police attempted to contain the masked protesters by firing water cannon and pepper spray, while the protesters hurled bottles, stones and flares. Organizers have said they'll try to infiltrate the city's sites that will be used by G-20 leaders, including the summit venue just north of the city center, City Hall and the Elbphilharmonie concert hall. Read More »

"Welcome to the hell" lancent les manifestants anti-G20


Le président russe s'est préparé méthodiquement pour cette rencontre, mais Donald Trump se fie à son instinct. Une première étape facile avant de s'envoler jeudi soir pour Hambourg où ses homologues des vingt grands pays industrialisés et émergents l'attendent sur de nombreux dossiers sensibles, entre divergences transatlantiques et menace nucléaire nord-coréenne. Read More »

USA stocks open higher ahead of Fed minutes

The Fed would keep some of the proceeds instead of reinvesting them. At its June meeting, the Fed's forecast for rate hike pace barely changed compared to March's projections. That view is backed up by pricing in federal funds futures contracts, which shows about a 40% probability of a rate hike in December - twice as high as the betting on a move at the September FOMC. Read More »

First Tesla Model 3 expected Friday


In another tweet, Musk said, "Handover party for first 30 customer Model 3's on the 28th!" California-based Tesla now sells only two luxury models of its electric vehicles: the "Model S" sedan and the "Model X" SUV whose base price starts at around $80,000. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active may have made the FCC rounds


Although the legitimacy of the images has not been confirmed, but the pictures do match numerous current reports about the upcoming handset, Express reported. It packs a smaller 3200 mAh battery, while the original Note 7 came with 3500 mAh battery, which primarily induced the issue. Environmentalists had been putting pressure on the firm to reuse Galaxy Note 7 components to reduce the amount of so-called e-waste. Read More »

Venezuela Oil Price Below $40 for a 2nd Week


OPEC's first output cut in eight years has earned the group $1.64 billion a day so far this year, up more than 10 percent from the second half of 2016, according to Reuters calculations based on OPEC figures for average production and its crude basket price up until June 20. Read More »

Pope chooses new sex abuse cases chief


They both, through "their personal and ecclesial stories, demonstrate and say to us, today, that the Lord is always at our side, walking with us, never abandoning us", said Pope Francis . Ms Collins resigned from the papal commission in March, citing the "unacceptable" level of resistance from Cardinal Mueller's office to heeding the commission's proposals. Read More »

Wall Street posts records at close with tech gains


The Dow is down 15.90 points or 0.1% at 21,451.24, while the Nasdaq is up 33.15 points or 0.5% at 6,221.18 and the S&P 500 is up 0.45 points or less than a tenth of a % at 2,437.48. Also at the top of the Nasdaq, CA surged 13% on news reports that the company was discussing being taken private in a deal with BMC Software. BUYOUT BOOST: PerkinElmer, which sells testing equipment and scientific instruments, jumped $3.68, or 5.8 percent, to $67.25 for one of the largest gains in the S&P ... Read More »

Oil output to expand faster than demand in 2018: IEA


On June 15, the US Energy Information Administration said global oil markets are expected to tighten in the third quarter of 2017, then loosen through 2018. Overnight, crude futures settled lower on Thursday, amid growing investor skepticism in OPEC and its allies' ability to reduce the glut in supply, as both OPEC and non-OPEC output remained elevated. Read More »

Malan leads England to series win over South Africa


But when De Villiers became a rather memorable first global victim for leg-spinner Mason Crane at the end of the 11th over, South Africa were 82 for four and England were on their way to victory. South Africa had kept the three-game series alive by winning a Taunton thriller on Friday. His exit brought in Malan. Earlier, another youngster had shown his ability for South Africa . Read More »

#PMModiInUS : Top tech CEOs invited to invest in the India story


According to analysts, Modi and Trump might discuss Pakistan and regional terrorism, as the Trump Administration is vying to formulate a new South Asia policy. Modi also said India attracted largest foreign direct investment (FDI ) as a result of the NDA government policies in the last three years, during his interaction with a group of CEOs of top 20 American firms. Read More »

Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

BET president Debra L. Lee honored Chance the Rapper with the Humanitarian Award , noting that "he's not afraid to speak out and speak up for those who can't speak for themselves". Clocking in at a whopping four hours, this awards show is one night that won't soon be forgotten. Following this year's Oscars Best Picture debacle, Jones said she's steeling herself for possible mistakes she might make onstage. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in the US


Modi, in his almost 50-minute address in Hindi to the diaspora, outlined the achievements of his government in the past three years, including introduction of social benefits like the direct benefit transfer scheme, subsidy removal, opening of bank accounts, technological advancement in areas ranging from space to agriculture and opening a number of sectors to foreign investment. Read More »

PARIS: ACG orders 20 Max 10s


Most of the orders were for single-aisle jets. The Max 200 model can carry 197 people, 8 more than the 737-800s which Ryanair flies at present. "ALC is very pleased to announce our first A321neo delivery with WOW air , which will be the first of more than 140 new A321neo aircraft in ALC's order book with Airbus ", said Grant Levy, Air Lease's executive vice president. Read More »

'Transformers' tops box office but is biggest in China

You're not the only one. One of the stars of the film, Josh Duhamel , spoke on just what makes being a part of a Bay film such a one-of-a-kind experience. The "The Pirates of the Caribbean " films have also been met by lackluster reviews and USA audience fatigue. The latter seems ready to move on while the former has said before that he won't come back to the franchise, but that hasn't proven to be the case. Read More »

Boeing Launches New Plane At The Paris Air Show

Boeing outpaced its rival Airbus in terms of new orders at this year's Paris Air Show thanks to its new 737 MAX 10 airliner, taking in a total of 571 orders for almost United States dollars 75 billion. "As competition and our business continue to grow, the superior efficiency and additional capacity of the 737 MAX 10 will allow us to keep differentiating ourselves and offer the best all-inclusive business and economy fares to our loyal passengers". Read More »

CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for title

Hess came on and got the final five outs, four by strikeout. After Rivera was hit by a pitch to lead off the fifth inning, Christian Hicks gave Florida a 2-0 lead with a double into the left field gap. Florida pitcher Alex Faedo (21) holds his leg and looks toward the dugout in the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against TCU in Omaha, Neb ., Saturday, June 24, 2017 . Read More »

Fifth Republican Jumps Ship On Healthcare Bill


The recent rally in hospital and HMO stocks means the Senate Republicans' health-care bill will not pass, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday. "Obamacare is collapsing around us, and the American people are desperately searching for relief", Senate Majority Leader and chief architect of the plan Mitch McConnell explained as the reason for the bill. Read More »

Boeing wins order dogfight at Paris Air Show

Wizz Air orders 10 additional A321CEO aircraft. In addition to its long-standing relationship with Chinese and worldwide banks, CALC has been an active player in the bond market, having issued three batches of senior unsecured bonds in the aggregate amount of US$1.1 billion over the past 18 months. Read More »

Concern over Senate health care bill

Since Sen. Mitch McConnell has indicated he wants to vote on this bill prior to the July 4 recess, there obviously will be little time, at best, for public comment. Gov. John Kasich , R-Ohio, a Republican primary opponent in 2016, also opposes the Senate plan, telling CNN that "the total number of dollars that are going to be dedicated to Medicaid are not enough". Read More »

New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel


The White House chief usher position, which oversees the residence staff at the White House, does not typically change from administration to administration. The Daily Mail made the Jacqueline Kennedy comparison to Mrs. Trump for her soft-spoken voice and flawless appearance as she stood alongside her husband in the White House. Read More »

Amazon Announces Plans to Purchase Whole Foods


The deal represents a dramatic turn in strategy for Amazon , which has offered food delivery through its Fresh service for a decade but has not made a major dent in the $700 billion grocery market. "This will definitely make the market more competitive", she added. On Friday, WalMart announced it is buying men's online clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million. Read More »