Economy

Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon

Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon They were blocked from reaching the complex by a metal gate sealing the road leading to the embassy, and security forces fired tear gas and water cannons to repel demonstrators who tried to open the gate by force. Speaking from Paris, where he met with French President Emmanuel Macron, Netanyahu said that Jerusalem has "always been our capital, and Jerusalem has never been the capital of any other... [Full Article...]

South Shore now included in Winter Weather Advisory

South Shore now included in Winter Weather Advisory Asheville, North Carolina, is expected to see three to five inches by Friday evening. Areas south and east of I-195 will see the most snowfall this weekend. "Reports of 3" or more snow accumulation have come from these areas. "Total accumulations thus far generally range from 2" - 5" across the state with the highest accumulations in a band stretching from southwest to northeast across t... [Full Article...]

Volkswagen exec gets seven years in prison over emissions scandal

Volkswagen exec gets seven years in prison over emissions scandal Oliver Schmidt, 48, was also fined $400,000 by a judge in Detroit Wednesday. The government says he later misled US investigators and destroyed documents. Volkswagen auto engineer James Liang was sentenced in August to 40 months in prison and fined $200,000 for his role in the scandal. A senior Volkswagen executive was sentenced to seven years in a prison by a USA court on Wednesday after... [Full Article...]

Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage

Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage The only potential obstacle to the law passing on Thursday would be if marriage equality opponents managed to amend the legislation. This morning, with the public galleries overflowing, the lower house is debating proposed amendments to the bill. [Full Article...]

Google will enlist 10000 employees to moderate YouTube videos

Google will enlist 10000 employees to moderate YouTube videos YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says "some bad actors are exploiting" the Google-owned service to "mislead, manipulate, harass or even harm". Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ) will have 10K people reviewing and flagging content across its platforms by next year to teach AI how to do the job better. [Full Article...]

Buys 19000 Shares of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $22.0 target in Wednesday, October 11 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 20 report. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI ) is intriguing when broken down to its core data. Kinder Morgan, Inc . operates as an energy infrastructure firm in North America. [Full Article...]

Apple, Ireland in Deal Over $15B in Unpaid Taxes

Apple, Ireland in Deal Over $15B in Unpaid Taxes As a result of both parties contesting the ruling, the matter is now awaiting a European Court of Justice decision, and the money will be paid into the escrow account in the interim. Having long disputed the ruling and failing to collect the tax, the case was sent to the European Court of Justice. The European Commission ordered Apple to pay the sum a year ago. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom service sector growth slows as prices rise

United Kingdom service sector growth slows as prices rise November has seen the highest pickup in Russia's service sector since January 2017 thanks to a surge in new orders and accelerating business activity, according to Markit Economics data. "Businesses could no longer fight against the tide of higher prices for food, fuel and salaries as input cost inflation remained close to its strongest for six years, and businesses passed these increases on to co... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm Makes the Snapdragon 845 Official, Talks 5G

Qualcomm Makes the Snapdragon 845 Official, Talks 5G We've already detailed the finer points and pitfalls of Qualcomm's ambition, but now we can see if the company can make it stick with a new pair of devices from Asus and HP. What's more, with the lofty promise of a 20 hour battery life and the fact that it's actually lighter than an iPad Pro , this could well be the Windows 10 tablet to rival - and potentially replace - Apple's ever-popular i... [Full Article...]