Trump's FCC chairman announces plans to abandon net neutrality enforcement

Smaller startups generally have an easier time defending stricter net-neutrality rules, since they are less likely, hypothetically speaking, to benefit from systems that allow ISPs to give some services preferential treatment. "To be clear, we cont... More..

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Airbnb, San Francisco reach deal on rental registrations
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Airbnb, San Francisco reach deal on rental registrations

In a statement on Monday, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said the settlement will require new Airbnb hosts to register with the city before posting rentals on the site. Registration numbers from ...More..

Huge crowds swarm streets across United States to protest Trump's climate policies
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Huge crowds swarm streets across United States to protest Trump's climate policies

Some 15,000 people matched from the lawn of the US Capitol to the White House, despite the 90 degrees Fahrenheit heat in Washington , according to estimates by Reuters. "It impacts him", Holmes told CNN . ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Predators take 2-1 series lead, beating St. Louis Blues 3-1

Another defenseman, Ryan Ellis initiated scoring in Game 3 three seconds after a failed power play with a one-timer from 36 feet out at 10:34 of the first period. The Nashville Predators have the upper hand...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Congress Oks Short-Term Bill To Avert Shutdown

House and Senate appropriators were expected to work through this weekend, but there were no guarantees they would be able to find common ground that would prevent parts of the government from shutting down on ...More..

Americans prefer United Airlines over President Trump
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Americans prefer United Airlines over President Trump

Munoz is able to more exclusively focus on his role as Chief Executive Officer". After a video of a passenger being brutally assaulted on a United Airlines flight went viral last week, more stories of mistrea...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Trump says he's willing to consider raising gas tax

When hedge fund managers take a cut of profits they earn for their clients, it's called carried interest and is taxed at the long-term capital gains rate of 20 percent instead of the usual income tax rate, whic...More..

Donald Trump signs series of executive orders to restore economy
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Donald Trump signs series of executive orders to restore economy

President Trump wants his administration to draft a tax plan that would cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Inside the White House, Trump has faced a debate ab...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

United Airlines to Offer $10000 to Bumped Passengers

David Dao, the Asian American doctor who was dragged off a flight on April 9. The videos show officers pulling Dao, bleeding , from his plane seat and dragging him by his arms down the plane's aisle. Withou...More..

Federal Government to Reimburse Cities for Protecting President Trump
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Federal Government to Reimburse Cities for Protecting President Trump

New York City won't have to foot the bill for guarding Trump Tower after all. Although Trump has moved into the White House, First Lady Melania Trump and 10-year-old Barron Trump have chose to remain in their g...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Oil prices buoyed by U.S. crude stock dip

May West Texas Intermediate crude CLK7, -3.95% lost 15 cents, or 0.3%, at $52.26 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. At a time when OPEC and other producing nations have been trying to cut output,...More..

Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA

Don't worry, this wi... Trudeau said at a news conference in Saskatchewan that he told Trump withdrawing from NAFTA would cost U.S.jobs. It's been very good for Canada. He consistently cast the agreement ...More..

McDonald's Just Created a Fork Made of French Fries
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

McDonald's Just Created a Fork Made of French Fries

To help pitch its new menu items, McDonald's has invented a "uselessly useful" utensil created to let customers sop up fallen condiments with french fries. It's a "Frork" - like a fork, but with fries. "Wil...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Deal reached on funding government through Sept.

The House and Senate have until 11:59 p.m. Friday to approve the bill, which would avert a government shutdown. The bill would add billions for the Pentagon and border security but would not provide any money...More..

Despite tough talk and more arrests, deportations slow under Trump
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Despite tough talk and more arrests, deportations slow under Trump

Kelly's department oversees several agencies , including US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), that enforce fede...More..

Fox, Blackstone considering bid for Tribune Media
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Fox, Blackstone considering bid for Tribune Media

The Wall Street Journal says there is a Thursday deadline for bids on the company. An FCC vote last week to ease existing ownership caps paved the way for a Sinclair-Tribune merger. Citing people familiar wi...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Syria chemical attack: Tests show sarin was used, watchdog says

Syria has blamed terrorist groups for the attack, and Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that the attack was carried out by "forces" trying to frame the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The e...More..

I was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA' but reconsidered
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

I was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA' but reconsidered

In his Twitter post , Trump called America's relationships with the two hemispheric neighbors "very good" and said the prospects of a renegotiated deal are "very possible". A draft executive order was in t...More..

Pembina Pipeline to buy Veresen in $9.7B deal
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Pembina Pipeline to buy Veresen in $9.7B deal

That is a 22.5 per cent premium to Pembina's last close, the companies said. Veresen has a 52 week low of $7.24 and a 52 week high of $14.41. Pembina shares declined 2.2 percent to C$42.56, and the overall ...More..

Daily fuel price revision begins in 5 cities
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Daily fuel price revision begins in 5 cities

A pilot for daily revision of petrol and diesel prices will be first implemented in Puducherry, Vizag in Andhra Pradesh, Udaipur in Rajasthan, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and Chandigarh, IOC said in a statement. In...More..

US consumer spending flat for second month in March
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

US consumer spending flat for second month in March

The reports did little to change expectations of a rate hike in June. Paul Ashworth, chief USA economist at Capital Economics, said he did not believe the March reading on inflation would deter the Federal Op...More..

Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky — NAFTA
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky — NAFTA

But it's still unclear exactly what Trump wants from a modified agreement. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, told BuzzFeed on Thursday, "I don't think that kind of the unclear message is helpful". Immediately ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

OPEC chief says producers seek market stability

US crude inventories, however, fell by 1.0 million barrels last week to 532.3 million barrels, said the EIA. Oil prices were largely flat on Thursday after steep losses the previous session, with rising US p...More..

Le Pen visits Paris food market to promote protectionism
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Le Pen visits Paris food market to promote protectionism

Hollande, who has urged people to vote for Macron, asked each minister to be "totally mobilised in this campaign", Le Foll added. The far-right candidate explained she was moving away from the Front National ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Recent Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Alphabet (GOOGL)

In the first quarter of FY 17, Alphabet has reported the adjusted earnings per share of $7.73, beating the analysts' estimates for the adjusted earnings per share of $7.34. A raft of United States tech giants...More..

U.S. Economy Hits Speed Bump
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

U.S. Economy Hits Speed Bump

Though only slightly below the 0.8 percent increase in the same quarter of past year, the result was down sharply from the 2.1 percent expansion seen in the fourth quarter of 2016. In the fourth quarter of ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Uber Elevate, Bell Want Flying Taxis in Dallas-Fort Worth by 2020

In both cities, Uber is looking to develop infrastructure partnerships with local real estate companies to identify sites and construct "vertiports" for the future Elevate Network. The possibility of VTOL vehic...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Inmate set to die Thursday seeks stay

A little over an hour later, the Arkansas Supreme Court lifted a judge's Friday ruling that had effectively blocked the executions by prohibiting the state from using its supply of vecuronium bromide, one of...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Oil Tumbles Most in Six Weeks as U.S. Gasoline Supplies Advance

Gasoline inventories rose by 1.5 million barrels, though distillates fell, EIA said. Brent crude futures LCOc1 traded at $54.92 per barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 also r...More..

Deadly crash on Ohio interstate sparks large fireball
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Deadly crash on Ohio interstate sparks large fireball

We do have a Haz-Mat response here as a result of that'. WHIO reports the Montgomery County Coroner's Office is on scene. The station spoke with resident Brad Roediger. The southbound carriageway will be cl...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

However, Trump and Duterte are expected to meet in November at the East Asia Summit and the U.S. -ASEAN Summit. Duterte made his visit a day after issuing a chairman's statement on behalf of the 10-nation Ase...More..

Iran's leader dismisses Rouhani's detente policy ahead of vote
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Iran's leader dismisses Rouhani's detente policy ahead of vote

Hours later, Rouhani renewed his position, but softened his tone. There are also signs that the EU's firm stance has given US officials pause, with senators saying they delayed a bill to slap new sanctions on I...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

South Korea, US conduct military drills despite Pyongyang threats

The US and Asean ministers are expected to focus on North Korea's aggressive development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, and China's assertive territorial claims in the South China Sea, as well as US...More..

United settles with bloodied passenger for undisclosed sum
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

United settles with bloodied passenger for undisclosed sum

United Airlines (UA) has settled with Dr. David Dao, the Asian American doctor who was dragged off a flight on April 9. The 69-year-old doctor suffered a concussion and had a broken nose and teeth, according to...More..

The economy grew 0.7 percent in Trump's first quarter, federal data show
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

The economy grew 0.7 percent in Trump's first quarter, federal data show

Adding to the nation's growth engine were positive contributions from business and personal fixed investments, which tacked on 1.62% to GDP, and net exports, which added just 0.07 percentage point. The Fed is n...More..