US May Soon Ban Laptops In Cabins On Flights From Europe

US May Soon Ban Laptops In Cabins On Flights From Europe

According to Reuters , the usa government is reviewing how to make sure lithium batteries that get stored in the luggage don't explode during flights. Banning electronic devices on flights from Europe to the United States would be a big deal. Numerous flights are operated by US airlines such as Delta, United and American, or their European partners. Read More

Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

The cyber security giants like Symantec and Kaspersky Lab stated that they were in very much doubt about the attack. Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked United States hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry "ransomware" attack warned it would release more malicious code. Read More

Manchester Capital Management LLC Has $139000 Stake in Target Co. (TGT)

It has a return on equity (ROE) of 23.70%. During the same period a year ago, the business posted $1.29 EPS. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.29 EPS. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Vanguard Group Inc is the second biggest holder with 41 million shares now valued at 2.93 B million whilst BlackRock Fund Advisors has 23 million shares valued at 1.68 B million. Read More

Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Altria Group, Inc. (MO), Xerox Corporation (XRX)

The original version of this piece can be accessed at According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Xerox Corporation is 2.57 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.66 Billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.22 EPS. Read More

US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak

US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak

On its own, high levels of debt can signal trouble for an individual's finances, but on a broader scale it shows banks are confident customers will be able to repay loans for new homes, cars, their education and starting new businesses. And credit card debt fell by $15 billion to $764 billion. Of that total, $615 billion of debt listed as is delinquent, some $426 billion is listed as seriously delinquent - at least 90 days late or "severely derogatory". Read More

United States housing data, political turmoil hit US$; global stocks flat

USA stock market declines accelerated in afternoon trading, and major US indexes ended near session lows. S&P 500 e-mini futures dropped as much as 0.7 percent overnight before paring the slide to 0.4 percent 90 minutes before the open. The U.S. Energy Information Administration is projected to report that crude stockpiles declined by 2.67 million barrels in the week ended May 12, according to a Bloomberg survey of analysts. Read More

BHP Drops 'Billiton' From Its Name

BHP Drops 'Billiton' From Its Name

Elliott said today: "Current management's response to the value unlock plan has been misconceived, wholly unconvincing and a disservice to BHP's owners - underestimating the groundswell of dissatisfaction among shareholders". BHP was also reportedly set to meet with members of Elliott on the sidelines of a conference this week. BHP has said it would review the plans and respond. Read More

Xiaomi Redmi 4 launched in India at starting price of Rs 6999

It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor , along with Adreno 505 GPU, 2GB/3GB/4Gb of RAM and 16GB/32GB/64GB of internal storage. The phone has 4100mAh battery which the company claims can last two days of heavy usage on a charge. Read More

SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive is leaving Tesla in June

Lyndon Rive, who founded the much-maligned solar panel company with his brother Peter in 2006, told reporters Monday that he is leaving the massive electric auto producer to create his own company. Rive's duties will be distributed among Tesla leadership, the automaker said. Tesla could be raising more capital for a successful launch of the Model 3 electric sedan. Read More

Chinese-Made Passenger Jet Takes Off For Its First Test Flight

It took Comac seven years to get its first aircraft, the regional ARJ-21 jet, into production after its debut flight in 2008. China is touting the C919 as a rival to single-aisle. Most are state-owned Chinese airlines. It has a range of 5,555 kilometres (3,444 miles) and has received 570 orders, nearly all from domestic airlines. Read More

Waymo, Lyft to team up on self-driving vehicles

Waymo, Lyft to team up on self-driving vehicles

As for how this new arrangement could sink Uber , the Times notes that the embattled company is vying with Waymo to roll out autonomous cars, so a joint effort between its two competitors could knock Uber off the top of the ride-share market. Read More

Syrian Opposition Group Slams Russian Proposed De-Escalation Deal

But the agreement is not exactly what it had in mind, and is already primed for failure. The safe zone agreement has not been signed by Syrian government officials or the rebel forces fighting them. In essence, the belligerents themselves will be tasked with upholding their commitments to the de-escalation agreement. Vasquez said the Russians' interpretation of their own agreement "makes no sense". Read More

China-made jet takes off in maiden flight

Cai Jun was the captain of the flight. "It is also a shot in the arm for the ongoing supply-side reform", the letter said. With the flight, China joins the ranks of the few nations that have developed homegrown large airliners: the U.S., Russia, Brazil, Canada, the U.K., France and Germany. Read More

Yakamas call for faster cleanup of Hanford tunnel

The Hanford facility has some 9,000 employees, most of whom were told to stay home on Wednesday, Henderson said. Safely removing it now is proving enormously expensive, slow-going, extraordinarily unsafe and so complex that much of the technology required simply does not exist. Read More

G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

Trump contradicts White House on reasons for Comey firing, calls ex-FBI director "showboat" and "grandstander". Canada says Finance Minister Bill Morneau rejected US duties on softwood lumber as "baseless" in a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Read More

Tribune Media Co Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (trco)

Tribune Media Co Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (trco)

Analysts reported that the Price Target for Tribune Media Company might touch $54 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $40.4 and $35 respectively. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Tribune Media by 0.4% in the third quarter. USA broadcaster Tribune Media Co , which agreed to be bought by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, reported a loss in the first quarter, compared to a profit a year earlier, hurt partly by lower ad revenue from its TV and ... Read More

Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

Each misdemeanor charges carries a maximum five-year sentence. It alleges he was reckless in the operation of the train. "We've received the referral from the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and are carefully reviewing this important matter", Joe Grace, a spokesman for the state attorney general's office, said on Friday. Read More

Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

Crude inventories fell 5.2 million barrels in the week to May 5, the US Energy Information Administration said . OPEC meets on May 25 to decide whether to extend the cuts. Meanwhile, gasoline inventories dropped by only 0.150 million against expectations for a draw of 0.538 million barrels while distillate stockpiles fell by 1.6 million barrels, compared to expectations of a 1 million decline. Read More

Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape _ but no Russia

Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape _ but no Russia

One of the top producers of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Christer Bjorkman, added that the team had worked around the clock to ensure that the live shows were produced at the highest possible level. She has participated in the Polish selection for the Eurovision Song Contest three times, in 2006 with the song I Wanna Know, in 2016 with Addiction and finally in 2017 with Flashlight. Read More

Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

But he said wages were falling partly because firms are anxious about trading prospects outside the European Union, causing them to offer "more modest pay settlements". The reports will be followed by a press conference with Governor Mark Carney. "We would have had to do an alternative forecast with some variant of a disorderly negotiating process, and we have not done that", he said. Read More