by | March 20, 2017 | 00:44

The Post noted the outer perimeter entrance, which is a quarter mile away from the White House itself, does not offer immediate entrance to the White House grounds. He also said there was a "great response" from Secret Service agents. Although the public does not yet have information about the possible motivations of the man in the vehicle - or whether he meant to try to access the White House at all - we do have a little more clarity about the incident that occurred there earlier in the ...

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:06

On Wednesday, the US central bank is nearly universally expected to raise its benchmark interest rates, a move that just a few weeks ago was viewed by the markets as unlikely. The normalisation of Fed monetary policy also pushed some emerging market central banks to follow suit: China's central bank increased short-term interest rates for the third time this year in a move seen aimed at curbing capital outflows and supporting the yuan.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:31

European stock markets gained following the election victory by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who fought off a challenge by anti-immigration, anti-European Union rival Geert Wilders. "Given that a lot of this rally has been predicated on the anticipation of some fairly dramatic changes in Washington, one would imagine that some investors have to be losing some faith", McCain said.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:33

US officials briefed on the case say a federal grand jury in Northern California has indicted two Russian operatives of the Kremlin's intelligence agency, a well-known Russian hacker and a Canadian in the cyberattack. government officials and employees of a prominent Russian cybersecurity company. The hackers got personal once they'd focused on a particular target, identifying spouses and children and sending malware-laden emails to gain even more information about their victims.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:30

China's central bank raised short-term interest rates following the US rate increase. Japan's benchmark index, Nikkei 225 fell 32.12 points or 0.16 percent to settle at 19,577.38. The British government, meanwhile, has been cleared by parliament to formally begin the process of exiting the EU. The S&P 500 shed 0.34% and the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.32% to close at 5,856.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:29

The tweet was also pinned on the account's profile, meaning anyone who visited the page would see it at the top of the McDonald's corporate feed. "We took swift action to secure it, and we apologise this tweet was sent through our corporate McDonald's account", she added.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:24

She reported an estimated eight people suffered head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises. A Mount Etna eruption turned into a volcanic blast as it spewed lava and ash into the air in a visual spectacle. News science correspondent Rebecca Morelle described the incident as " extremely scary ". The video above shows several people fleeing for cover after an explosion at Mount Etna.

by | March 15, 2017 | 00:57

Cancellations are beginning to pile up at airports in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York and Boston as well. American Airlines: Customers flying into or out of affected airports in a specific date range can change their trips to travel either by March 15 or March 17 (depending on airport) without incurring change fees.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:57

Saturday that he had been fired. Bharara's office was in the middle of an investigation into New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's political fundraising efforts in 2013 and 2014 as well as whether Fox News attempted to pay off employees who made allegations of sexual assault from its investors.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:47

Artist Kristen Visbal's " Fearless Girl " drew crowds Wednesday that initially came to pose for pictures with the bull, but the novelty quickly became a NY hot spot. International Women's Day is 8 March ( today , hurray!) and this year's theme is Be Bold For Change. The bull serves as a symbol of optimism, hope, and financial prosperity for Wall Street, and SHE makes a flawless addition to those same ideals.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:39

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Sicart Associates LLC purchased a new stake in General Electric Company during the fourth quarter valued at about $784,000. On August 3, 2016, it recorded $0.42 a share in earnings which missed the consensus estimate of $0.44 (negative surprise of -4.55%). The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 25th.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:42

US oil producers are likely to add more rigs in the coming months considering a potential growth in capital investments. However, Novak said Russian Federation will not decide on extending its production cut deal with Opec and 10 other non-Opec producers until the middle of 2017.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:11

Now, the two sides are planning to work through the weekend as they continue to try to hammer out some kind of an agreement. Spokespeople for both Opel and PSA have refused to talk about the transaction, which means we'll have to wait until Monday to find out whether the report will pan out.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:11

Schumer's spokesman Matt House also weighed-in with a dig at both Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who is under fire for not disclosing during his confirmation hearing that he met with the Russian ambassador during the presidential campaign.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:56

For years, Uber has been dodging cops, snitches, public officials, and anyone who it thought would violate its terms of service agreement using a tool called Greyball. Four former employees of the ride-sharing giant spoke to the Times and provided documentation of the software tool known as Greyball, which plays off the term blackball because it blocks certain users from having access.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:57

Department of Energy". The United States Senate has confirmed former Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve as USA energy secretary, and Senator Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, has invited him to Oak Ridge. Perry, the governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015, had the strong support of both of his home state USA senators - John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, both Republicans.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:14

Wall street was decked out in the now famous Snapchat ghost logo and vending machines selling spectacles. Signage for Snap Inc., parent company of Snapchat, is displayed on monitors on the floor New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) before the opening bell, March 2, 2017 in New York City.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:14

Daniela Vargas was being driven by a friend from a Jackson, Miss ., press conference when ICE agents reportedly pulled them over. Two weeks ago, ICE agents arrested her father and brother as they left home going to work. Lin said he didn't know whether his predecessor's layoff was also tied to the recent arrests . "To me, it's one of the most hard subjects I have because you have these incredible kids".

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:59

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to halt an Internet privacy rule that would have imposed data security requirements on broadband providers. FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, the only Democrat on the commission, criticized the move in a statement. These rules are now on hold, despite a history of massive hacks that targeted internet providers .

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:59

Desjardins increased their target price on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$83.00 to C$86.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday. " Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of C$0.76" was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:56

ET, a two-week high, according to Tradeweb. Holcomb explained this could be a turning point, as well as a reflection of strong confidence in manufacturing as it relates to a continuation of new orders coming online. Andrew Hunter, US economist at Capital Economics , said: "With the drag from the dollar's surge in 2014 and 2015 having now completely faded and global demand starting to pick up, manufacturing activity should continue to recover steadily this year".

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:55

The driver blamed Kalanick of not sticking to a business plan and making continuous changes to its prices to which Kalanick said, "We started high end". The video of the incident was shared with Bloomberg News by the driver of the Uber Black cab, identified as Fawzi Kamel . And the past few weeks haven't been kind to the ride-hailing service.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:41

In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, there are no state laws specifically addressing transgender students and bathroom access, though New Jersey regulations ban gender-identity-based discrimination in schools. "The federal government should not be involved". Mayor Marty J. Walsh on Thursday denounced President Trump's controversial decision this week to strip federal protection guidelines for transgender students in schools across the country.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:37

Last month, the 73% taxpayer-owned bank announced it had set aside a further £3.1bn for fines from United States authorities over the way it packaged up and sold mortgages nearly a decade ago. Yesterday, Barclay's opened 3.4% up as the group announced its profits had risen from £1.1bn in 2015 to £3.2bn this year. "We want to grow further, with all segments contributing to this growth", chief executive Kurt Bock said after a weak performance by its oil and gas unit weighed on the group.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:52

Istanbul has been ranked 15th among the cities with the most traffic in the world and 10th among the countries most congested, according to a new report by transportation analytics firm INRIX. According to Inrix, Miami's monolithic wall of rush-hour cars is costing the city $3.6 billion per year - more than all but four cities in the nation.