Scotland To Seek Vote On Independence From UK

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed Monday she would request permission from U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to hold a referendum on Scottish independence after the U.K.'s parliament officially voted to exit the European Union ... More..

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Smartly dressed man 'humps' Fearless Girl statue created for International Women's Day
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Smartly dressed man 'humps' Fearless Girl statue created for International Women's Day

The incident took place the day after International Women's Day on Wednesday, not long after the statue's installation. "Our statue has taken her place for all of Wall Street to see - a place where corporate ...More..

SSE to raise standard British domestic electricity prices from April 28
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

SSE to raise standard British domestic electricity prices from April 28

This move will affect 2.8m customers, its gas prices are to remain the same. The managing director of its retail division, Will Morris, said: "We deeply regret having to raise electricity prices". Scottish Po...More..

No, this is not what health care reform looks like
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

No, this is not what health care reform looks like

Since that time, Republican members of Congress have rallied against the ACA, consistently committing to reversing the law as soon as possible. House Speaker Paul Ryan sat down with John Dickerson of " Face t...More..

Minneapolis liquor store opens Sunday ahead of new state law
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Minneapolis liquor store opens Sunday ahead of new state law

The city of Minneapolis announced the sanctions Monday afternoon, one day after Surdyk's opened the doors for a busy day at the till, more than three months before a new law allowing Sunday sales goes into effe...More..

Why so few are anxious about likely Fed rate hike this week
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Why so few are anxious about likely Fed rate hike this week

High yield bonds can help diversify portfolio duration risk and strengthen yield curve positioning as the Federal Reserve looks to normalize interest rates. Trump had praised her for her stand at keeping intere...More..

Misys to merge with Canadian fintech rival
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Misys to merge with Canadian fintech rival

D+H Monday said it has entered into a definitive agreement where Vista will acquire all of the outstanding shares of its parent company DH Corp. for $18.96 per share in cash. Nadeem Syed, CEO at Misys , adds: ...More..

President Trump to visit Michigan Wednesday
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

President Trump to visit Michigan Wednesday

The White House did not immediately release any details about the Ypsilanti visit. Trump was last in MI in December, when he visited the Grand Rapids area for a "thank you tour" of rallies through states that...More..

Rents fall for first time in six years
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Rents fall for first time in six years

In London rents have fallen consecutively for the past nine months, down 0.53% over the a year ago, according to the latest Landbay rental index. The number of homes available to rent increased by 9% but the ...More..

Discount store chain Gordmans files for bankruptcy, liquidates all stores
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Discount store chain Gordmans files for bankruptcy, liquidates all stores

For the time being, the chain will operate "as usual without interruption", the company said in a release. A statement on the company's website said it has signed agreements with Tiger Capital Group LLC and...More..

Thai central bank chief says not anxious if Fed raises USA rates
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Thai central bank chief says not anxious if Fed raises USA rates

Anything below 180,000 new jobs might unnerve officials, but "a much stronger report would strengthen the Fed's bias towards raising interest rates , which could also rattle financial markets", said Brad McMil...More..

Medical Organizations Raise Concerns About ACA Replacement Bill
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Medical Organizations Raise Concerns About ACA Replacement Bill

President Donald Trump's top aides sought Sunday, in television talk show appearances, to defend the House Republicans' health care bill that Trump has embraced despite opposition from conservatives. Trump was ...More..

Amec Foster Wheeler in £5bn merger
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler in £5bn merger

Amec Foster Wheeler president of oil, gas and chemicals John Pearson said: "I'm delighted that Amec Foster Wheeler has been selected to deliver such an important contract for Brunei Shell Petroleum". The ...More..

Maine's jobless rate for January dips to 2001 level
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Maine's jobless rate for January dips to 2001 level

Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington attributed the statewide increase in unemployment in part to a growing number of people in the workforce. Private sector employment has grown by more than 31,000 over t...More..

Iceland ends capital controls imposed after financial crash
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Iceland ends capital controls imposed after financial crash

The move could eventually bring more cash into Icelandic markets, where five-year bonds pay yields of nearly 5 percent and data recently showed the economy growing at over 11 percent, the fastest pace in 10 yea...More..

Marissa Mayer to get $23 million severance
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Marissa Mayer to get $23 million severance

Yahoo confirmed in the filing that Mayer will cease to be CEO of what remains of Yahoo after Verizon buys its core Internet assets. Yahoo board member Thomas McInerney will serve as CEO and Alexi Wellman...More..

US Attorney Preet Bharara fired from position
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

US Attorney Preet Bharara fired from position

If confirmed, the prosecutor's refusal would set up a clash between one of the country's most powerful attorneys and the president, who may be forced to fire Bharara directly, as he did the acting attorney gene...More..

CRA website taken offline after discovering 'internet vulnerability'
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

CRA website taken offline after discovering 'internet vulnerability'

He says people can prepare their income tax and benefit returns, and electronically file when the services come back online. "Action was taken to protect web servers from vulnerabilities, so the CRA website a...More..

Conservative Republican: Medicaid changes can win votes for health care bill
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Conservative Republican: Medicaid changes can win votes for health care bill

We can not rebuild the American health care system on such a flawed foundation, and that's why we eliminate Obamacare's taxes, mandates and spending. For the 2015 tax year, 6.1 million income tax filers paid ...More..

As Unemployment Falls, U-6 Matters More than U-3
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

As Unemployment Falls, U-6 Matters More than U-3

An additional 235,000 jobs were added to payrolls last month - in part because of a hiring boom among construction firms that took advantage of the warm weather. The Fed sees interest rate hikes as necessary to...More..

Vodafone's £2bn expansion to create 300 Scottish jobs
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Vodafone's £2bn expansion to create 300 Scottish jobs

The network is committed to improving the service United Kingdom customers receive over the next three years after being fined over £4 million by Ofcom for serious and sustained breaches of consumer protection ...More..

Crucial Brexit votes will pave the way for split
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Crucial Brexit votes will pave the way for split

The UK parliament's lower house is to debate and vote on Monday (13 March) on whether to accept amendments to the Brexit bill, which were added by the upper and unelected House of Lords. She said by phone that ...More..

China seeks solutions to Korean Peninsula issues
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

China seeks solutions to Korean Peninsula issues

The deployment of the system, created to shoot down short and intermediate range missiles, was fast-tracked following North Korea's recent missile tests as well as apparent concerns about South Korea's domestic...More..

Wood Group agrees £2.2bn deal for Amec Foster Wheeler
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Wood Group agrees £2.2bn deal for Amec Foster Wheeler

The deal, agreed a week before Amec Foster Wheeler was due to raise extra capital, has been agreed by the boards of both companies and is expected to complete in 2H this year. BP shares are 33% higher, BHP Bill...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Berlin Ground Staff Strike, Hundreds of Flights Canceled

The strike by ground staff, who want an increase in their hourly pay to 12 euros ($12.71) from 11 euros, is due to run for 25 hours from 0400 local time (0300 GMT) on Friday. The previous strike took place ...More..

Bovis in talks with Galliford Try after rejecting Redrow proposal
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Bovis in talks with Galliford Try after rejecting Redrow proposal

Its offer proposed an equity split in the combined group of 52.25% to Galliford shareholders and 47.75% to those of Bovis. In a statement, Bovis Homes said: "The Redrow proposal was not in the interes...More..

Cattle Group Leader Pleased Administration Taking Time On NAFTA Renegotiations
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Cattle Group Leader Pleased Administration Taking Time On NAFTA Renegotiations

US President Donald Trump was strongly critical during his election campaign of NAFTA and other trade agreements that he said harmed American workers, pledging to review such deals. economy in their current for...More..

Captain Amarinder to take oath as Punjab CM on March 16
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Captain Amarinder to take oath as Punjab CM on March 16

Captain Amarinder Singh is going to be CM of the state. Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to form his government in Punjab. The Akali Dal fared the worst, and will not even get the status of of the main ...More..

U.S. stocks rise as jobs report boosts rate-hike odds
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

U.S. stocks rise as jobs report boosts rate-hike odds

There was also cheer on wage growth - rising at a rate of 2.8% versus 2.6% in January. With 235,000 jobs added in February, and an upwardly revised 238,000 jobs for January, unemployment edged down by a tenth...More..

Winter Returns: Storm Could Drop 6+ Inches On Southern Minnesota
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Winter Returns: Storm Could Drop 6+ Inches On Southern Minnesota

Once the storm begins, crews will be on duty to plow snow and treat the roads with salt and sand. According to the National Weather Service , New York City and southern New York state will receive between 12...More..

HSBC appoints AIA boss as new chairman
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

HSBC appoints AIA boss as new chairman

Mr Tucker replaces Douglas Flint, 61, who had started the hunt for a successor at HSBC a year... - Tucker, a former chief executive of Prudential, joined AIA in 2010 to lead its initial public offering in H...More..

Spring Budget 2017 tax rise: What's the fuss about?
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Spring Budget 2017 tax rise: What's the fuss about?

She said: "The Chancellor said this was a Budget created to build an economy that works for everyone, but the five million small businesses in the United Kingdom who make a major contribution to the country's e...More..

Another Bomb Threat at Westside Jewish Community Center
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Another Bomb Threat at Westside Jewish Community Center

On Thursday, a bomb threat was received at the Jewish Children's Museum in Brooklyn. The threats are under investigation by Vancouver Police who had already increased patrols of the area over the last week. N...More..

Biggest Insurance Company in Obamacare Exchanges Rallies Behind Ryan's Obamacare 2.0
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Biggest Insurance Company in Obamacare Exchanges Rallies Behind Ryan's Obamacare 2.0

However, standing on the sidelines and bashing it may not be enough. Talk got tough as Democrats struggled to slow the measure's progress. As a effect, people say they dislike Obamacare but support numerous...More..

You make me sick: Bieber tells female fan
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

You make me sick: Bieber tells female fan

For many fans, Bieber's reaction makes complete sense. It was him, but - surprise, surprise - he didn't want to take a photo with her. Justin is giving mixed messages to fans about how much interaction he w...More..