Economy

Hunt's apparent refusal to go in Cabinet reshuffle 'extraordinary'

Hunt's apparent refusal to go in Cabinet reshuffle 'extraordinary' Ms Greening's successor will be tasked with leading a major push to convince voters that the Conservatives are the party of education ahead of the local elections in May. With Mr Hunt staying put, the job of business secretary was kept by Greg Clark, who had been tipped to get the sack. David Lidington has been appointed to the powerful role of Cabinet Office minister - replacing Damian Green wh... [Full Article...]

Appointed regulators reject plan to rescue coal and nuclear plants

Appointed regulators reject plan to rescue coal and nuclear plants Over the past decade, an influx of cheap natural gas and the rapid rise of renewable energy has transformed the nation's power sector, driving down electricity prices and pushing many older coal and nuclear plants into retirement . At the same time, the commission said it shared Perry's stated goal of strengthening the "resilience" of the electricity grid and it directed regional transmission o... [Full Article...]

"Jumanji" Dominates, "Insidious: The Last Key" Doing Better Than Expected

It was estimated to gross $29.3 million this weekend. The Aaron Sorkin-directed Molly's Game , starring Jessica Chastain, expanded nationwide in 1,608 theaters and made $2.2 million Friday which should allow it to make $7 million this weekend. [Full Article...]

Molson Coors acquires Aspall Cyder

Molson Coors acquires Aspall Cyder North American-based multinational brewing group Molson Coors has acquired the cider and vinegar maker - established in 1728 by Clement Chevallier in the village of Aspall, near Debenham, where it is still based - in a deal thought to value the Suffolk company at around £40m. [Full Article...]

NJ TRANSIT, PATH Train Riders Face Delays, Suspensions

NJ TRANSIT, PATH Train Riders Face Delays, Suspensions What they weren't prepared for was a disabled Amtrak train and the massive delays that followed. The Amtrak train became stuck in the North Tube of the Hudson River Tunnels. Then around 2:15 p.m., LIRR tweeted that a person was stuck on the tracks. Service is again running with residual delays. That work is expected to last until May. [Full Article...]

Hourly trains today and Friday on Island Line due to RMT strike

Hourly trains today and Friday on Island Line due to RMT strike Mr Grayling's department described the dispute with Northern as one "between a private company and the RMT", but added: "The Transport Secretary recognises the disruption caused to passengers and has met with union leaders to help bring an end to the strikes". [Full Article...]

McGregor thanks wife and rumoured girlfriend at Golden Globes

McGregor thanks wife and rumoured girlfriend at Golden Globes Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead attend the " Fargo " For Your Consideration event at Saban Media Center on May 11, 2017 in North Hollywood, California. He then went on to mention 33-year-old Mary Elizabeth, who plays his character Ray's girlfriend Nikki Swango. "WOW. Ewan McGregor just thanked his wife AND his girlfriend in his #GoldenGlobes speech... [Full Article...]

Celgene to Buy Impact Biomedicines

Celgene to Buy Impact Biomedicines Celgene to acquire Impact Biomedicines , adding fedratinib to its pipeline of novel therapies for hematologic malignancies. Additional future payments for sales-based milestones are also possible. John Hood, chief executive officer of Impact BioMedicines . Sources tell the publication that the potential deal could involve an upfront payment of $1 billion for the privately held California-base... [Full Article...]

Toyota unveils self-driving concept vehicle for rides, deliveries

Toyota unveils self-driving concept vehicle for rides, deliveries The Japanese automaker is partnering with Amazon Inc., Uber Technologies Inc., Mazda Motor Corp., Pizza Hut and Chinese ride-sharing company DiDi to develop a suite of mobility services, driven by its pod-like autonomous electric vehicle concept dubbed e-Palette. [Full Article...]

Confirmed! Deepika Padukone's 'Padmavat' to release on Jan 25

Confirmed! Deepika Padukone's 'Padmavat' to release on Jan 25 Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions are yet to announce the official release date of the film. The CBFC has suggested some changes that include the change of the title from PADMAVATI to PADMAVAT since the movie is based on the epic poem written in 1540 by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi. [Full Article...]

Warmer weather arrives, late-day wintry mix possible

Warmer weather arrives, late-day wintry mix possible By the later part of the evening, most of the wintry mix will change to light snow. The key word is light, as any accumulations should range from a coating to an inch. After another very cold start, we'll start to see temperatures rebound quite a bit - in fact, we should see temperatures surpass the 20° threshold, which will be the first for the new year. [Full Article...]

Tech giants' net neutrality legal challenge

Tech giants' net neutrality legal challenge A finalized repeal of Net Neutrality is still in the making, so it remains unclear of how the FCC's decision to deregulate broadband companies such as Verizon , Comcast and AT&T will affect the general public's Internet use. The legal challenge has particularly been supported by Netflix, whose data-heavy video streams could face extra charges by internet service providers, also said it would ... [Full Article...]

Flu causing long wait times in Arizona emergency rooms

Flu causing long wait times in Arizona emergency rooms Dr. Kristi Koenig, medical director of the county's emergency medical services system, said her office has been monitoring emergency room traffic on a near real-time basis for weeks and has seen many hospital have to bypass ambulance traffic from areas outside their core territories due to the number of flu patients arriving. [Full Article...]

Jaguar Land Rover registers 49 per cent growth

Jaguar Land Rover registers 49 per cent growth Retail sales in December 2017 were up in overseas markets (19.0%) and in China (12.6%) but down in the United Kingdom (15.8%), U.S. (9.2%) and Europe (4.6%), reflecting weaker market conditions in the United Kingdom and to a lesser extent the US. [Full Article...]

Key indices at record highs, Nifty50 closes above 10600-mark

Key indices at record highs, Nifty50 closes above 10600-mark Please Wait while comments are loading. Major gainers that helped both the key indices to scale new highs were Sun Pharma , Yes Bank, Dr Reddy's, L&T, Infosys , HDFC Ltd, Power Grid, ONGC, Coal India , ICICI Bank, Indusind Bank, Hero MotoCorp, Tata Steel and Tata Motors, gaining up to 3.72 per cent. [Full Article...]

Dunkin' Donuts rolling out new menu in New England

Dunkin' Donuts rolling out new menu in New England And while some Dunkin' Donuts across the country have dropped the "Donuts" from their name, the company said all shops will continue to offer up to 24 varieties of donuts, including their 12 most popular ones. It will not, however, affect some decorative elements that other companies supply. It is the number one retailer of donuts in America, and sells 2.7 billion donuts and Munchkins donut hole t... [Full Article...]

Emmy-Nominated Actor Jerry Van Dyke Dies

Emmy-Nominated Actor Jerry Van Dyke Dies We're told Dick visited them at the ranch over the Christmas holiday. She noted that a vehicle accident both were involved in two years ago provided deteriorated health in the aftermath. Nelson's head football coach , Hayden Fox, on "Coach". The younger Van Dyke made his acting debut on "The Dick Van Dyke " show, and made appearances on " The Ed Sullivan Show " before joining " The Judy Garlan... [Full Article...]

Seth Meyers, Oprah, viewers exhausted of Trump jokes — Golden Globes winners

Seth Meyers, Oprah, viewers exhausted of Trump jokes — Golden Globes winners It wasn't long before media mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of rape and sexual assault by a string of women - and who it was sensationally speculated may make an appearance at the Globes - came under fire. It is followed by Steven Spielberg's passionate ode to press freedom "The Post", and " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri " with six apiece. The ongoing reckoning has derai... [Full Article...]

Gross Divisive Politics: Rahul's dig at GDP dip

Gross Divisive Politics: Rahul's dig at GDP dip Rahul also tweeted a news report in which the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has projected that economic growth rate for 2017-18 will be lower than the 7.1 per cent that was achieved in 2016-17. "Looking at this, we are expecting the GDP growth in the next two quarters at 7 percent each", he said on Friday as quoted by ANI. "Investment growth of nearly twice that of last year's indicates investm... [Full Article...]

Will & Grace star Debra Manning slams E! over Catt Sadler over inequality

In a gloriously ballsy moment that may set the tone for Hollywood's first post-#MeToo awards ceremony, Messing brought up the recent departure of longtime E! host Catt Sadler , who quit the network last month after learning she was being paid half what her male equivalent earned. [Full Article...]


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