North Carolina is still leaving LGBT people out in the cold

State Democratic and Republican leaders say their compromise will restore North Carolina's reputation as a welcoming place to do business, and some business leaders applauded the deal . "It's doubling down on the discrimination that HB2 exacts - i... More..

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Drivers focus on the road during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The month of April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month . Marietta police's traffic unit schedules this kind of undercover operation when they notice more people distractedly driving. Insurance agents see t...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump's affront to Australian values 'should prompt closer ties with Beijing'

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took a break from trade discussions to kick back at the Australian Football League match in Sydney. "China never has any intention t...More..

U.S. trade deficit drops sharply to $43.6 billion in February
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

U.S. trade deficit drops sharply to $43.6 billion in February

Trump on Friday ordered a comprehensive study to identify trade abuses by other countries that have contributed to the US deficit, to be completed within 90 days. Exports rose a miniscule 0.2 percent to $192.9 ...More..

Final Four: Three takeaways from Gonzaga's thrilling win over SC
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Final Four: Three takeaways from Gonzaga's thrilling win over SC

Guard Duane Notice is the defensive focal point for seventh-seeded SC. The Gamecocks took a timeout, and it seemed logical that Southeastern Conference player of the year Sindarius Thornwell would get a touch...More..

Electronic devices banned on some UK-bound flights: are you affected?
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Electronic devices banned on some UK-bound flights: are you affected?

The ban encompasses electronic devices larger than a smartphone, meaning laptops, e-readers, and more. That includes laptops, cameras, gaming devices and tablets such as iPads. Another aviation-security expert,...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Jaitley moves GST bills in Lok Sabha, rates capped at 40%

GST will destroy all the indirect taxes levied by the Centre Government and State Governments and a single GST tax will apply through out the country. It is estimated that rolling out of the GST can add up to 2...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Islamic State kill 26 in Tikrit attacks - security sources, medics

Iraqi forces declared eastern Mosul "fully liberated" in January but heavy fighting is still under way in the more densely populated western half. A number of Islamic State commanders were killed in an air ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

McConnell Sets Up Procedural Vote on Trump's Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch

The move - known as the " nuclear option " - would lower the vote threshold from the current 60 to a simple majority in the 100-member Senate. McConnell says the Democrats' blockade is unprecedented, because ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Rand falls as South Africa downgraded to 'junk'

He also urged his cabinet to reach out and reassure global investors following the dismissal of Gordhan, a totem of policymaking stability for many, whose departure has rocked the rand currency and other local ...More..

US gives tentative OK to Chinese takeover of Syngenta
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US gives tentative OK to Chinese takeover of Syngenta

The deal was prompted by China's desire to use Syngenta's portfolio of top-tier chemicals and patent-protected seeds to improve domestic agricultural output. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that the ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Iceland to Make Equal Pay The Law For Men and Women

And some Bay Area activists are trying to do their part to raise awareness. Equal pay day for women of color comes much later in the year, with the most recent numbers for black women at 64-cents on the d...More..

United Kingdom auto sales rise 8 pct in March
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

United Kingdom auto sales rise 8 pct in March

Many customers would have benefited by buying their vehicle before 1 April. United Kingdom new auto sales a record performance in the key month of March as consumers zoomed in before the new vehicle excise du...More..

Tony Romo Says the Houston Texans Were On Top of His List
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tony Romo Says the Houston Texans Were On Top of His List

Romo confirmed the news on Twitter, posting a photo of him in a blazer with a CBS logo. It was clear the Texans were in on Romo if he was released but were unwilling to part with a draft pick to land him for ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Taking a Fresh Look at Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. The relative strength index or RSI highlights overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Alaska Air Gr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

South Africa President Jacob Zuma gets backing from ANC

Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini said Zuma had requested to meet with the trade union federation earlier on Tuesday, and that the federation was still considering its response to that request. "Reducing reliance ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Border wall contractors brace for hostile site

Neusch suggested he's no stranger to the border, telling the newspaper Black Security Products has built roughly 30 percent of the 650-mile stretch of current fencing along the 1,951-mile border with Mexico. ...More..

Rice Denies Utilizing Intelligence For Political Purposes
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Rice Denies Utilizing Intelligence For Political Purposes

This is referred to as "incidental collection", meaning the American was not the target of the USA intelligence surveillance. My guess is that Rice's demasking requests were on behalf of the Obama National Se...More..

Tesla Exceeds Q1 Expectations Ships 25000 Vehicles
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tesla Exceeds Q1 Expectations Ships 25000 Vehicles

The Model X was well received by reviewers on launch, but was plagued with bugs, most notably with its falcon doors. The Tesla Model 3 .YouTube/Motor TrendTesla likes to wow people with its vehicles. Mea...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc (WHLR) CFO Sells $29186.83 in Stock

The ROI is 0.60% and the return on equity for organization is stated earlier, however, its current value is strolling at -3.90% now. The return on assets ( ROA ) for Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc....More..

Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launch and said the country's National Security Council would meet on the issue. The launches are in contravention of United Nations resolutions and have promp...More..

Apple's iPhone 8 will cost less than $1000, report
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Apple's iPhone 8 will cost less than $1000, report

In fact, it will likely be the most expensive iPhone from Apple yet. "Contrary to some perceptions, Apple prices quite competitively". In an investor's note supplied to AppleInsider, Steven Milunovich fro...More..

Sheriff Penzone To Shut Down Tent City Jails Complex
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Sheriff Penzone To Shut Down Tent City Jails Complex

Erected in a remote area in Arizona, Tent City became a symbol of Arpaio's 24-year tenure as sheriff and magnet for controversy. Closing it would undo a critical piece of Arpaio's six-term legacy. "So economica...More..

Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city threat
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city threat

Sanctuary cities across the nation are digging in their heels and preparing for a fight with the Trump administration after the Justice Department requested that jurisdictions start cooperating with the feds re...More..

London plans vehicle emissions fee to fight air pollution
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

London plans vehicle emissions fee to fight air pollution

He has already announced a £10 toxicity charge starting in October. Drivers of the most polluting vehicles will have to pay up to £24 a day when driving through central London, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, h...More..

President's party seen winning Armenian parliamentary vote
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

President's party seen winning Armenian parliamentary vote

The "Tsarukyan" Bloc led by one of the largest business captains and Prosperous Armenia party leader Gagik Tsarukyan is running second with 25% of the vote. Under the new system, critics say, he could keep wi...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pressure builds for Michael Flynn to testify without immunity

Trump spokesman Spicer said the president "thinks he should go out and tell his story". The truth is buried somewhere in classified material that is illegal to disclose. Flynn, a retired lieutenant general who ...More..

Trump says USA is ready to act alone on North Korea
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump says USA is ready to act alone on North Korea

China also benefits from North Korea distracting the USA presence in Asia, as China's own presence rises. "I think Trump , like Mao, has a kind of very visceral antipathy or antagonism toward people who don...More..

United States will take on North Korea
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

United States will take on North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had said after the February launch that the missile, called "Pukguksong-2" in North Korea, provided another nuclear attack capability against the United States and South Korea. t...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

WikiLeaks' Assange celebrates asylum safety, gives Lasso one month "to leave" Ecuador

Ecuadorean presidential candidate Lenin Moreno (C) and supporters wait for the results of the national election in a hotel in Quito , April 2, 2017. Lasso, has yet to concede defeat and demanded a recount af...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tesla deliveries surge by 150% in Germany as local presence increases

So far, Tesla said it had very few Model 3 orders from the Asian nation, where the auto had not been formally introduced. As per analysts the Model 3, possibly along with other new vehicles including a small ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

South Africa unions call for Zuma's resignation

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe on Monday urged Zuma to resign, joining calls by the ANC's ally in government the South African Communist Party. Meanwhile, Zuma said on Tuesday the country's fiscal polic...More..

Wisconsin superintendent race, school referendums on ballot
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Wisconsin superintendent race, school referendums on ballot

But Holtz said on Tuesday he didn't regret the message of his campaign. Evers and Holtz have disagreed on nearly every major issue that's come up in the campaign. His personnel records from those districts in...More..

McAfee reborn as Intel spin-off closes
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

McAfee reborn as Intel spin-off closes

He says Forrester is cautiously optimistic about the effects the new ownership of McAfee will have on its products and the benefits they will have for customers. Most products had the McAfee branding, so th...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

2 girls blocked from United Airlines flight for wearing leggings

In response , United tweeted: "In our Contract of Carriage , Rule 21, we do have the right to refuse transport for passengers who are barefoot or not properly clothed". The airline company tweeted that the y...More..