What New Yorkers don't like about the new free tuition scholarship

It also includes $8 million to pay for resources such as e-books. We also noted that nothing was "free", and that taxpayers were going to be forced to pay for the whole she-bang. The residency requirement is supposed to combat a "brain drain" and att... More..

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Trump discusses North Korean 'menace' with Xi
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump discusses North Korean 'menace' with Xi

Interviewer Maria Bartiromo asked how Mr Xi had taken the news, given that China , together with Russian Federation, has repeatedly blocked United Nations resolutions targeting Syrian dictator Bashar-al-Assa...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Tesla becomes highest-valued USA automotive company

Last August, the electric auto maker said it expected to unveil a semi-truck and minibus in the next six to nine months and then enter production in less than five years. Musk noted that the team has "done...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service

Now, it will give direct access to the T-Mobile to compete in every single corner of the country. Qualcomm is now working on chipsets that support 600MHz spectrum, and T-Mo estimates that we could start seeing ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Deadline for filing tax returns is Tuesday this year

The IRS has many tools to assist taxpayers with a variety of tax situations. Taxpayers get three extra days to file their federal and NY tax returns this year. Taxpayers who can't pay by April 18 ofte...More..

New York Makes History as First State to Offer Free College Tuition
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

New York Makes History as First State to Offer Free College Tuition

They will still be responsible for other expenses related their education such as room and board if they live on campus. Starting this fall, families who earn no more than $100,000 a year are eligible. But, j...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Japan PM: NKorea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

North Korea denounced the United States on Friday for bringing "huge nuclear strategic assets" to the Korean peninsula as a US aircraft carrier group headed for the region amid concerns the North may conduct a...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Elon Musk to Tesla's disgruntled shareholders: Buy Ford

The suggestion comes after Tesla surpassed Ford in market value last week. Observers were quick to note that Tesla's stock price saw a bump after Musk's tweet . Will announce soon, but this group has n...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Nintendo to Charge Users for New Online Switch Service (NTDOY, MSFT)

Both games are going to help the Switch add more AAA titles other than Zelda. Nintendo has announced plans to hold a Nintendo Direct conference, to the excitement and joy of Nintendo Switch fans around the ...More..

Senators call on Trump to address dairy trade barriers with Canada
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Senators call on Trump to address dairy trade barriers with Canada

Marty Hallow, vice president of the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin, said the decision to end milk contracts not only affects those farms, but also their milk haulers, feed salesmen veterinarians and ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Report cites Arizona as an 'epicenter' in Wells Fargo's fake-accounts scandal

The sales target scam had been creating problems for at least 15 years, according to te report, and this was ignored by the board and management. Revelations about the problem led to congressional hearings an...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump signs repeal of U.S. broadband privacy rules

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai welcomed the repeal, saying it effectively "invalidated one part" of the efforts of Obama in regulating the internet. With the bill signed, there is now no legal impediment to Internet Ser...More..

US retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

US retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop

Retail sales alone increased 5.5% from a year ago, helped again last month by double-digit gains for non-store retailers and gasoline stations, and were off 0.2% from February. That has forced retailers like J....More..

Apart from Kulbhushan Jadhav, 362 Indians languish in Pakistani jails
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Apart from Kulbhushan Jadhav, 362 Indians languish in Pakistani jails

The Pakistan Army had also released a "confessional video" of Jadhav after his arrest. It may be recalled that the Pakistani Army holds great influence over the political system in Pakistan and it has the final...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump Will Strike Syria Again if Necessary

Trump administration officials on Sunday blamed Russian inaction for enabling a deadly poison gas attack against Syrian civilians last week as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepared to explain to Moscow a U...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Semi to be Unveiled in September

Musk noted that the team has "done an wonderful job", suggesting that a significant portion of the work has been completed. Musk has over eight million followers on the platform, over six times more than Tesla...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Hamilton lauds Verstappen, wants Red Bull fight

It was a wet start to the race, with nearly all the drivers opting for intermediate tyres. He then took on Daniel Ricciardo, his former team-mate at Red Bull, with the move of the race. "They are the ones to ...More..

'Fearless Girl' challenged: Wall St bull sculptor claims new statue infringes copyright
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

'Fearless Girl' challenged: Wall St bull sculptor claims new statue infringes copyright

Though not all art is initially given a warm welcome by the community and may even raise controversy, most people were pretty psyched to find out that NYC's "Fearless Girl" statue would be standing her ground f...More..

Trump slump: dollar drags FTSE down
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump slump: dollar drags FTSE down

Uncertainty before the French presidential elections is also causing the Euro to give up some of its gains, last down -0.1% at €1.0655. The dollar was nearly 0.1 lower on Thursday at 108.9 yen, lingering near...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Steve King to Trump: Bannon is a 'lynchpin'

By all accounts Kushner and Bannon are at war over power and influence. Others, like this Friday Washington Post story , claimed that Bannon was the one considering a departure, preferring the free-wheelin...More..

Meghalaya government protests observing Digital India Day on Good Friday
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Meghalaya government protests observing Digital India Day on Good Friday

In a letter to the Chief Secretary of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram, Niti Aayog Chief Executive Officer Amitabh Kant said on account of Good Friday the state governments were facing an issue about organising ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

ITV PLC reiterated as Buy By Liberum Capital

One analyst rating the company a strong buy, one analyst rating the company a buy, four analysts rating the company a hold, zero analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally zero analysts rating the ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United Airlines passenger 'stung by SCORPION' on flight

Meanwhile Mr Dao's daughter, Crystal Pepper, has denounced the incident saying it should never happen to any human being, under any circumstances. "We were completely horrified and shocked at what had happene...More..

All four GST Bills passed in Lok Sabha with amendments
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

All four GST Bills passed in Lok Sabha with amendments

India on Wednesday created history when the Lok Sabha cleared all the four bills for the launch of the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST ), the country's biggest tax reform since Independence. Finance M...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Morgan Stanley Downgrade its coverage for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

The market capitalization of the company is at $1.91 Billion. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. Jefferies has "Hold"...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Why one day of thunderstorms turned into a 5-day Delta meltdown

About 60 percent of Delta's 1,250 planes travel through Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport every day. Delta Air Lines Inc., the second-largest airline in the US, canceled about 275 flights o...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Most important Analyst's Actions: The Procter & Gamble Company's (PG)

It has underperformed by 6.34% the S&P500. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.03 on April 12, reaching $11.47. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.6896 per share. The compa...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Pentagon Releases Video Of 'Mother Of All Bombs' Attack In Afghanistan

A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast, the US's largest nonnuclear bomb, which contains 11 tons of explosives. On Thursday, US dropped " mother of all bombs " - the largest non-nuclear weapon on an area of ea...More..

United Airlines to refund tickets to all passengers aboard notorious flight
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United Airlines to refund tickets to all passengers aboard notorious flight

That reaction was widely panned as exacerbating United's PR nightmare. "I won't go. I'm staying right here", Dao said in the footage, uploaded by fellow passenger Joya Cummings, adding they would have to drag...More..

India commits $5 bn credit to Bangladesh for development, defence
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

India commits $5 bn credit to Bangladesh for development, defence

The first agreement is the general cooperation pact for peaceful uses of nuclear energy. At an event to honour 1,661 Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the 1971 war for Bangladesh's independenc...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Russia Probes Metro Bomber as Dead Mourned

Petersburg, Reuters reported . Investigators have identified the attacker as 22-year-old Akbarjon Djalilov, believed to be a Russian national born in Central Asian Kyrgyzstan, saying he had also planted a ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Lions Club annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

Windber Easter egg hunt : More than 200 children took part in this year's WAVE Easter egg hunt in Windber on Saturday. About 4,000 plastic eggs will be hidden in Liberty Park for Saturday's Easter egg...More..

United Nations says not in position to comment on Jadhav's death sentence
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United Nations says not in position to comment on Jadhav's death sentence

The External Affairs Ministry also said that New Delhi was not aware where Kulbhushan Jadhav was held and the condition he was in due to Islamabad's refusal to provide consular access to him. Swaraj warned ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Syria war: Anger after Russian Federation vetoes resolution at UN

When a reporter asked Tillerson whether war crime charges would be raised against Assad for using chemical weapons, Tillerson did not rule out the possibility. "We do think it's important that Assad's departure...More..

JC Penney postponing store closures
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

JC Penney postponing store closures

Penney said in a statement. They said this commonly happens when closures are announced for several reasons including curiosity, nostalgia and the lure of lower prices. Penney announced its intention to scale b...More..