• Uber's CEO flies down to London for emergency meeting for latest troubles
Uber's CEO flies down to London for emergency meeting for latest troubles

Among the approved proposals Tuesday, Uber's board agreed to revoke certain investors of their so-called supervoting rights , which granted them multiple votes per share , a person familiar with the matter said . According to a source with knowledge of the proposal, it includes measures that would reduce Kalanick's voting rights while expandin...

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  • Terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar; 1 terrorist killed, 3 jawans injured
Terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar; 1 terrorist killed, 3 jawans injured

The attack on the BSF camp near the Srinagar airport on Tuesday could have resulted to more casualties had the troops not identified one of the terrorists in the nick of time. That is why Pakistan is now pushing in foreign terrorists in huge numbers, they say. The body of the second terrorist is yet to be retrieved. The Indian authorities bla...

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  • Force India F1 team owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London
Force India F1 team owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London

An ED spokesperson said the United Kingdom authorities took cognisance of its affidavit and moved for Mallya's extradition under money laundering charges as well. The money laundering charge and the evidence in support has been joined to the original fraud charges. Mallya stepped down as the director of the Indian Premier League cricket team Royal ...

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  • Tesla cites 'bottlenecks' on low Model 3 output numbers
Tesla cites 'bottlenecks' on low Model 3 output numbers

Missing guidance by about 85 percent sends most companies' shares into a tailspin, but Tesla stock rose as much as 2 percent Tuesday. Tesla says this low rate is due to "production bottlenecks", attributing the issues to delays in activating a number of its manufacturing subsystems in its California vehicle plant and Nevada Gigafactory, w...

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  • Former Head Of Audi Engineering Arrested Over Dieselgate Knowledge
Former Head Of Audi Engineering Arrested Over Dieselgate Knowledge

Volkswagen shares fell as much as 3% after the surprise disclosure early Friday, before clawing back some ground to trade down 1.5% at EUR136.3 in the early afternoon. The charge will bring the total " Dieselgate " bill past $30 billion , including legal settlements and regulatory fines. The fix is taking longer and some cars had to be worked on a...

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  • IOS 11 makes sexting on Snapchat riskier than ever
IOS 11 makes sexting on Snapchat riskier than ever

Apple's latest operating system for the iPhone , iPad, and iPod touch brings loads of new features and improvements like a brand new Control Centre, a new file manager app, new layout to the App Store , among other things. This issue was found by security researcher Andrea Barisani who also mentioned that it is good practice to turn off ...

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  • Dollar extends yen gains in Asia as Fed, BoJ diverge
Dollar extends yen gains in Asia as Fed, BoJ diverge

The Federal Reserve has been praised as careful and cautious by industry experts after it left the Fed Funds Rate unchanged at 1.00-1.25 per cent, and announced it would begin to reverse its crisis-era stimulus programme from next month.

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  • World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress dies at 94
World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress dies at 94

The heiress began working for the family business at 15 labelling bottles of shampoo. A statement said she died at home "peacefully" overnight. Bettencourt long enjoyed the company of artists, and her Bettencourt-Schueller foundation funded a range of films and art projects over the years, in addition to medical research and literacy projects.

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  • Toys
Toys "R" Us files for bankruptcy as holiday season approaches

Along with the investors our goal is to work with our debt holders and other creditors to overhaul the $5 billion long term debt on our balance sheet. When asked about possible layoffs, Toys "R" Us responded to a Global News email saying the bankruptcy protection isn't about "store closures or staff reductions", but rather a "proactive step" to...

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  • Pearson plc 44.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital
Pearson plc 44.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital

The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.07 on September 13, reaching $13.63. It has outperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, August 3 by BNP Paribas. pSivida Corp. It has underperformed by 24.40% the S&P500. Among 4 analysts covering Arbor Realty Trust ( NYSE:ABR ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.

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  • Apple launches 'Apple TV 4K' with 4K, HDR capabilities
Apple launches 'Apple TV 4K' with 4K, HDR capabilities

Most notably, Apple announced that it is working with streaming leaders Netflix NFLX and Amazon Prime AMZN to bring its 4K titles to iTunes. During Apple's Special Event, the company announced that Apple TV 4K would allow you to buy 4K movies from iTunes for the same price as HD films.

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  • Median household income is $59039, new US Census Bureau report says
Median household income is $59039, new US Census Bureau report says

In the two years following the end of the Great Recession , median household income fell almost $2,000 to $50,054 in 2011. However, the Census Bureau warned against making direct comparisons because of changes in its methodology, made in 2014.

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  • Pence: Flight 93 passengers might have save his life on 9/11
Pence: Flight 93 passengers might have save his life on 9/11

America remembers the victims of the September 11th terror attacks with ceremonies across the country Monday. 24 Canadians were among the almost three thousand people killed. The second plane hit the South Tower at 9:03 a.m. ET. "The terrorists who attacked us thought they could incite fear and weaken the spirit". A man runs from a cloud of s...

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  • China cracks down on illegal crypto exchanges, Bitcoin drops by $500
China cracks down on illegal crypto exchanges, Bitcoin drops by $500

Bitcoin's value recently dropped by 7.3 percent, to around $4,200, following reports that Chinese regulators forced virtual currency exchanges to close. "There has been a general tightening of the screw on regulating financial and monetary conditions", said Mark McFarland, chief economist at Union Bancaire Privee SA HK in Hong Kong.

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  • Takeaways from the Steelers 21-18 win over the Browns
Takeaways from the Steelers 21-18 win over the Browns

The Cleveland Browns are building for the future - and it's a good thing, too, because the present looks very grim indeed. The short video, just less than a minute in length, featured messages from several players, including Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas , quarterback DeShone Kizer, linebackers Jamie Collins and Christian Kirksey , and coach ...

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  • Video captures the moment an 8.2 earthquake struck Mexico
Video captures the moment an 8.2 earthquake struck Mexico

Terrifying footage has emerged showing the destruction caused by the huge 8.1 magnitude natural disaster which struck off the coast of Chiapas in southern Mexico . Several aftershocks of between 4 and 6 magnitude have hit the region since. "I had never been anywhere where the earth moved so much", Luis Carlos Briceno, who was visiting M...

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  • Delta Flight Takes Off from Puerto Rico Airport During Hurricane Irma
Delta Flight Takes Off from Puerto Rico Airport During Hurricane Irma

All passengers made it safely to their destinations. And check out how the plane weaved its way through the outer bands of Irma to get out of dodge. A Delta spokeswoman told The Huffington Post that the flight traveled from NY to Puerto Rico "on a safe route, touched down, picked up the people that needed to be picked up and made it back to...

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  • Suresh Prabhu cleared tracks, will continue to run on those: Piyush Goyal
Suresh Prabhu cleared tracks, will continue to run on those: Piyush Goyal

Goyal yesterday replaced Prabhu as he Union Railway Minister during the Cabinet reshuffle, possibly taking the most challenging ministry in light of several derailments in the recent past. "I had just come from Mumbai and I didn't know the P of Power". The three new Ministers of State with independent charge are R.K. Singh (Power, New and Renew...

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  • Japan Emperor's granddaughter Princess Mako announces engagement to former university classmate
Japan Emperor's granddaughter Princess Mako announces engagement to former university classmate

Princess Mako, the eldest grandchild of Japanese Emperor Akihito , officially announced her engagement with Kei Komuro , a former university classmate. Mako said she introduced Kumro to her parents, Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, as someone she wished to "share her future with", but while the announcement means there is a wedding to plan...

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  • Sinn Fein Rejects DUP's Call To Resume Northern Ireland Power-Sharing
Sinn Fein Rejects DUP's Call To Resume Northern Ireland Power-Sharing

Ms O'Neill however repeated her rejection of DUP leader Arlene Foster's call last week for the Northern Executive to be restored based on a commitment that the language issue would be addressed within a specific period of time, and that if it were not resolved the Stormont again would collapse.

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  • Kate Middleton pregnant: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child
Kate Middleton pregnant: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child

Kate , who suffered from the condition with her first two pregnancies as well, is being cared for at Kensington. Bookies are already offering odds on what Princess Kate and Prince William will name their third child - and Alice has come out on top, so far.

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  • Heat Wave Kicks Off Labor Day Weekend in San Diego
Heat Wave Kicks Off Labor Day Weekend in San Diego

San Francisco itself saw one of the hottest days in its history Friday at 106 (41 C) but is now expected to recede into its usual cool-and-foggy summer pattern with dramatic temperature drops into the 80s and then the 70s. The Watch runs from early Friday through Sunday evening. The high is expected to be 72 degrees. The last time temperatures w...

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  • Deutsche Bank AG Trims Hunting plc (HTG) Target Price to GBX 530
Deutsche Bank AG Trims Hunting plc (HTG) Target Price to GBX 530

It has a 30.81 P/E ratio. The Company's gaming applications include online casino, poker and other pay to play games, bingo, mobile, live gaming, land terminal and fixed-odds games. JP Morgan has "Neutral" rating and GBX 3682 target. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Neutral". RBC Capital Markets h...

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  • Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb
Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb

Thousands of residents in Frankfurt, Germany have evacuated their homes ahead of the scheduled defusal of a major World War II bomb . Homes and buildings within a 1.5-kilometre radius of the site were due to be cleared by 6am Irish time, but some people were still in the evacuation zone well past the deadline as police carried out door-to-door...

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  • After Harvey, Aramco Shuts Down Biggest Refinery in US
After Harvey, Aramco Shuts Down Biggest Refinery in US

Earlier Tuesday, it was running at 60% capacity. Residents of cities in Jefferson County, Tex., about 100 miles east of Houston , were desperate for help Wednesday morning after rain there caused floodwaters to rise precipitously and lightning made things particularly hard for those responding to the storm.

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  • Toronto gas prices expected to hit $1.32 on weekend
Toronto gas prices expected to hit $1.32 on weekend

Thursdays price at the pumps in the Greater Toronto Area was about 119.0 cents a litre — but was expected to hit 124 cents a litre on Friday and then soar to a projected 132 cents a litre on Saturday. McTeague said how much the price actually jumped up works out to be closer to nine cents, but the message is the same. "We may be looking at a 10 p...

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  • US Added 156000 Jobs in August; Jobless Rate at 4.4%
US Added 156000 Jobs in August; Jobless Rate at 4.4%

Compared with a year ago, the average pay in August was up 2.5 percent - the same modest pace in recent months. The U.S. economy added 36,000 manufacturing jobs in August, 28,000 construction jobs and 6,000 mining jobs (including jobs in oil and gas extraction).

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  • Despite massive flooding in Texas, gas prices hold steady in Oklahoma
Despite massive flooding in Texas, gas prices hold steady in Oklahoma

The prices should stay the same, Campos said, adding: "There are a lot of people who can't afford to take these trips ...those unfortunate people who are trying to get away". There are so many oil refineries on the Gulf Coast that experts say they knew Harvey would take a toll on prices sooner than later. While Harvey's refinery shutdown and Labo...

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  • FDA green-lights firmware update to address cybersecurity concerns for pacemakers
FDA green-lights firmware update to address cybersecurity concerns for pacemakers

Patients with affected devices should schedule an in-person visit to have the firmware update installed, the FDA said . In a letter sent to doctors (downloadable.PDF), Abbott - which acquired St. It recommended patients with implanted pacemakers to talk with their physicians to determine if the update is right for them. There are now no...

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  • Oil prices gyrate as market grapples with United States hurricane damage
Oil prices gyrate as market grapples with United States hurricane damage

The refinery closures helped to push US gasoline futures to a two-year high of $1.7799 per gallon on Monday, though they had receded to $1.7466 by 1325 GMT on Tuesday. "Disruptions to refineries, production and trade will also make the weekly EIA data even noisier and less useful as a high frequency indicator at the very time OPEC needs it most",...

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