Local women prepare for women's march

Local women prepare for women's march

Syphrit said she is attending the Women's March on Saturday because she fears the new administration will reverse progress made when it comes to women's rights and equality, and that lesbian and gays will lose their freedoms, including the right to marry. Read More

Donald Trump Naming NY Jets Owner Ambassador to United Kingdom

Johnson will reportedly hand over his duties as owner of the Jets to his brother Chris. He has no known ties to the UK. Johnson was rumored for some time to be the top pick for the plum ambassadorship to the United Kingdom , one of the US's foremost allies. Read More

Indian markets end flat after making early gains

The gauge had gained 21.98 points yesterday. The 50-share Nifty too recovered 19 points, or 0.23 per cent, to close at 8,417 after moving in a range of 8,460.30 and 8,397.40. Overseas, Asian stocks dropped after the British pound plunged more than 1 per cent on fears of hard exit by United Kingdom from the European Union, which Britain voted to leave last June. Read More

SkyPan Settles 65 Drone Violations With FAA for $200K

The $200,000 fine was issued to Chicago-based drone company SkyPan International following cases from the agency that claimed the company violated airspace laws between 2012 and 2014 by flying drones in heavily trafficked airspace over New York City and Chicago. Read More

Girl Scout cookie booths start Friday

In 1917, five years after Juliette Gordon Low founded the organization, the Girl Scouts of Mistletoe Troop in Muskogee, Oklahoma, chose to fund their projects by selling cookies they made themselves in their kitchens at home. But early taste tests online, and among The New York Times' Food staff, showed a slight preference for the sandwich cookie, for its balanced sweetness and tender, fudgelike center. Read More

Don't Assume Canada Will Rally With U.S., Poloz Warns Investors

Don't Assume Canada Will Rally With U.S., Poloz Warns Investors

The central bank announced Wednesday morning it's holding its benchmark interest rate at 0.5%. The BoC also says a rate cut remains on the table. The loonie fell swiftly after Mr. Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank of Canada, listens during a press conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. One theme in the comments from the central bank is that Canada's economic situation is different from the U.S. Read More

High-Rise Building In Tehran Collapses In Fire

Built in the early 1960s, it was the capital's first high-rise and. Iranian state television said 200 firefighters were called to the scene to battle the blaze before the building collapsed. The Plasco building is a very old building in southern Tehran. Firefighters reportedly fought to control the blaze for hours before the 17-storey building started to crumble. Read More

JP Morgan Chase to pay $55m to settle racial discrimination charges

Sandler O'Neill restated a "hold" rating on shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. In last trade, the intraday high was $85.22, putting the share price -5.24% below its 52-week high and trades 63.64% higher from the lowest price they have traded at during the previous year. Read More

Oil's Surprise Strength Is Speeding OPEC Goal, Saudi Arabia Says

OPEC states will also gather with major producers outside the group later this month in the Austrian capital to monitor their compliance with the production cuts, which aim to reduce inventories and shore up prices. The March contract for global crude benchmark Brent gained 1.16% to $56.51, while its USA counterpart, West Texas Intermediate, was up 1.2% to $52.98 for February deliveries. Read More

Windows to get 'game mode' feature

At its big press conference in NY past year, Microsoft unveiled its upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update, promising "3D for Everyone". Xbox Live is due to receive Arena which will make it possible to create and participate in gaming tournaments, and Game Streaming is coming thanks to Microsoft's acquisition of Beam previous year. Read More

Experimental Japanese Rocket Fails to Launch Tiny Satellite Into Orbit

Experimental Japanese Rocket Fails to Launch Tiny Satellite Into Orbit

The SS-520 rocket, which stands around the size of a power pole, lifted off at 8:33 am into a clear sky at the Uchinoura Space Centre in southern Kagoshima Prefecture. It was maiden flight of fourth configuration of SS-520 rocket - smallest launch vehicles in the world. The TRICOM-1 satellite, on the other hand, was developed by University of Tokyo students and designed for educational communications and as an Earth observation CubeSat to transmit Earth's surface images for around one ... Read More

Anime Strike: Amazon's New Premium Anime Streaming Service

Anime Strike: Amazon's New Premium Anime Streaming Service

The channel known as Anime Strike would cost only $5 a month and would be available for all Amazon Prime subscribers. The service will also offer some programming on the same day that episodes air in Japan, including Scum's Wish and Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga . Read More

SpaceX Prepares Falcon 9 for Launch and Landing... Just Read the Instructions

SpaceX Prepares Falcon 9 for Launch and Landing... Just Read the Instructions

The financials confirm the forthrightness of SpaceX CEO Musk, who told reporters shortly after the accident that it would entail losses of hundreds of millions of dollars for the company. It has more than 70 launches stacked up, representing more than $10 billion in contracts. The report also revealed the high hopes SpaceX has for a business using satellites to provide internet service, which so far is still in the planning stages. Read More

IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families

IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families

The tax filing season starts January 23. On their site , the IRS claims that the delay is in response to section 201 of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 ( PATH Act ), which " made several changes to the tax law to benefit taxpayers and their families ". Read More

Trump could favor a FCA-GM merger, Marchionne reveals

With this investment, FCA US will retool the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in MI to produce the new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. After the President-elect took to twitter to criticize the automakers such as Ford , General Motors , and Toyota calling them to focus their productions in the United States , instead of Mexico, a clear trend is emerging. Read More

MI doctors and patients urge Congress to keep the Affordable Care Act

MI doctors and patients urge Congress to keep the Affordable Care Act

Crafting a true health care reform package - which Obamacare did not do - indeed will be hard. "There's a good model from what Congress passed a year ago in January of 2016 that was vetoed by president Obama", said Edwin Park, vice president for health policy for the national Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Read More

Mayer to Leave 'Altaba' if VZ Sale Happens

Mayer to Leave 'Altaba' if VZ Sale Happens

Several other top executives will also be leaving, including Jane Shaw, Maynard Webb, Richard Hill and Eddy Hartenstein, the filing states. She could be joining the new place where the integration of Yahoo happens into Verizon , but nothing is clear as of now except for the fact that she is no more in Altaba . Read More

Alibaba's Jack Ma Helps Sell Donald Trump with 300 Million Consumers

After the meeting at Trump Tower in New York City, Ma and Trump said the jobs would be created by allowing some USA businesses to sell to China through Alibaba's platforms. He also touched on the subject of improving the China-U.S. relations. At that meeting, Mr. Son promised to steer $50 billion of an investment fund into US companies and create 50,000 jobs. Read More

Atlassian Expands Social Task Management Portfolio With Trello Acquisition

Trello is one of the fastest growing cloud collaboration services, almost doubling its number of registered users to 19 million over the past year. And Atlassian, one of the largest tech companies hailing from Australia, is paying Trello greatly for its viral growth: It is acquiring Trello for $425 million , which is more than 40 times the amount of financing New York-based Trello has raised to date. Read More

Prince, lover of purple, also had a thing for gold

The iconic musician died in April 2016 of an accidental overdose of the powerful prescription painkiller Fentanyl, aged just 57. He did not leave a will. Though Prince reportedly had no stocks, bonds and other securities in his possession, his real estate holding was a glamorous one. There also are plenty of items that haven't been assigned a value yet, including musical instruments, his jewelry collection, household furnishings, a 2006 Bentley and the iconic " Purple Rain " and " Graffiti ... Read More