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by | January 16, 2019 | 23:00

Photos posted to social media showed Swinney, Lawrence and other Tigers visiting the National Mall on Monday afternoon. However the trip to the White House was awesome! The families loved it, and everyone was so hospitable and welcoming in the White House.

by | January 15, 2019 | 13:43

That number was an 18-point increase from the total recovered in all of 2017, when the Atlanta airport led the country with the most firearms discovered at 245, the department said. TSA employee Marae Persson (L) holds a sign protesting the government shutdown at the James V. Hansen Federal Building, Jan. 10, 2019 in Ogden, Utah.

by | January 12, 2019 | 13:42

The follow up phone will stick with a liquid crystal display (LCD), which is cheaper than the organic LED display on its premium iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max . Now, Reuters is reporting a discount on Apple's iPhones, particularly the iPhone XR, by retailers in China. Will the new iPhones be a worthwhile upgrade? It would be the second time in as many months that the company has slashed output.

by | January 11, 2019 | 15:41

Wolverhampton South East Labour MP Pat McFadden said the redundancy plans were "very troubling", while JLR chief executive Ralf Speth said the firm was "taking decisive action to help deliver long-term growth". Unite national officer Des Quinn said: "Ford's workforce in the United Kingdom is world class in making and developing engines and gearboxes that are shipped all over the globe".

by | January 11, 2019 | 11:10

Experts think Kim's China trip was meant to discuss strategies with his closest ally ahead of a possible summit with Trump, adding that it also appears aimed at strengthening the North's negotiating leverage by demonstrating its strong ties with Beijing .

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:55

USS McCampbell , the destroyer, carried out a new freedom of navigation operation, sailing within 12 nautical miles of islands in the Paracel Islands group in the South China Sea in what the U.S. Optimistic investors are placing their bets on the stock market once again, boosted by the United States' and China's latest attempt to resolve their trade war.

by | January 08, 2019 | 23:51

It added it first received the reports at about 5:05 p.m. Tuesday. She said: "As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures while we investigate". Heathrow and Gatwick recently also spent millions of pounds on military-grade anti-drone equipment . Between December 19 and 21, Gatwick was repeatedly forced to close due to reported drone sightings, causing mass disruption to passengers, with about 1,000 flights affected.

by | January 07, 2019 | 09:25

But tighter liquidity conditions are possible before the Spring Festival in early February, they said, which requires proper liquidity operations from the central bank to prevent volatility and maintain lower market interest rates. "Looking ahead, China's key policy challenge is to manage trade-related headwinds while maintaining efforts to limit financial risks", the bank said its latest assessment on the world's second-largest economy.

by | January 05, 2019 | 12:14

The index gave away part of the post-Payrolls gains to the 96.60 region as market participants continue to gauge the speech by Fed's Jerome Powell . U.S. Although still low by historical standards, this latest hike put interest rates at the highest level in almost a decade. US stocks were pummelled on Thursday after Apple slashed its revenue forecast due to weak demand in China and a report showed US manufacturing activity slumping to a two-year low, reviving fears about a global ...

by | January 05, 2019 | 11:56

President Trump has sought $5 billion for a wall - which he has said can be a fence made of steel-slats, in a symbolic climbdown to signal flexibility - but Democrats were willing to allow him only $1.3 billion, to be used for boosting security along the border, but not for the wall.

by | January 05, 2019 | 10:42

This saw it mistakenly sell tickets between Vietnam to NY that could cost up to $US16,000 return for as little as $US677. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Both carriers didn't disclose how many people purchased the cheaper tickets.

by | January 03, 2019 | 10:12

While we are disappointed to be falling short of our quarterly revenue goal, our fiscal first quarter was also a record setter for revenue from Services, Wearables and the Mac. Whichever way you look at it, that is still a big miss for a company like Apple. Cook also acknowledged that consumers in other markets aren't buying as numerous latest iPhones, released last fall, as Apple had anticipated.

by | January 03, 2019 | 08:24

The missed expectation is especially noteworthy because the fourth quarter of 2018 was the last period during which customers could earn a major federal tax credit for buying an electric vehicle, which would have boosted sales. Musk now plans to turn attention to filling Model 3 orders in Europe and China starting in February, which could help offset some of the potential drop in USA demand linked to the shrinking tax credit.

by | January 01, 2019 | 20:42

But 29 of the 50 states, along with the District of Columbia, have their own minimum wage laws, and 42 municipalities or counties have minimum wages that are higher than the minimum in their state. "But it's motivated many of them to accept that we need higher minimum wages than we now have in much of the country". The state of NY put out a compliance hotline for employees to report any employee who is not following the change in law.

by | December 28, 2018 | 19:16

WyoLotto officials said they would postpone announcing Wyoming's winning state lottery numbers and winnings for the day until after the outage was over. The Massachusetts State Police said that a nationwide outage affecting CenturyLink, a Louisiana-based internet communications company, is affecting 911 calls placed on cellular phones in Mass.

by | December 28, 2018 | 17:38

Mnuchin tweeted on Saturday that he spoke with the President, relaying that Trump said, "I never suggested firing Chairman Jay Powell, nor do I believe I have the right to do so". The S&P 500 has lost about 19.8 percent from its September 20 closing high, just shy of the 20 percent threshold that commonly defines a bear market.

by | December 28, 2018 | 17:33

Authorities in NY on Thursday said they were looking into a "transformer incident" following reports of an explosion. Thursday night lights: A fire at a power plant caused the sky to flash an eerie blue over New York City. NYPD reports that a fire caused by the explosion is under control. "One boom, and then boom boom boom boom boom!" The light went from white to yellow to an incandescent blue - and with a level of clouds hanging above the New York City skyline, the effect was ...

by | December 25, 2018 | 12:54

Some restaurants may have adjusted hours for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day , so be sure to check the hours for your local location. Here's a quick look at the store hours for Family Dollar , Dollar General , and Dollar Tree . Whole Foods Market: Whole Foods is open until 7 p.m. Christmas Eve . The company also announced that all orders made by 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve can be picked up by 6 p.m.

by | December 23, 2018 | 09:19

The prolonged detention of a prominent global business leader has drawn attention to the ability of Japanese prosecutors to hold suspects for extended periods without formally charging them. The prosecutors' allegations are now more aligned with those of Nissan, which has accused Ghosn of misusing company assets and ousted him as chair shortly after his arrest.

by | December 23, 2018 | 08:00

The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies sagged 23.23 points, or 1.7 percent, to 1,326. The technology-focused Nasdaq index closed in bear market territory at the end of its worst week since November 2008 as the S&P 500 suffered its sharpest weekly fall since August 2011.

by | December 23, 2018 | 00:35

Gold miners lost some of yesterday's lustre on subdued precious metals prices, with a 3.11 per cent dip for Northern Star, a 3.08 per cent hit for Evolution, and a 0.65 per cent loss for Newcrest. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite and the blue-chip CSI 300 fell 1.3 percent and 1.5 percent, respectively, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng was off 1.5 percent.

by | December 22, 2018 | 20:30

Tickets above Rs. 100 were under the 28% slab. The goods on which GST has been lowered to 18 per cent from 28 per cent at present include pulleys, transmission shafts and cranks, gear boxes, retreated or used tyres, power banks of lithium ion batteries, digital cameras, video camera recorders and video game consoles.

by | December 22, 2018 | 20:02

Both of these revelations come via Joshua Landau, a patent attorney. The firm has now been found to be infringing on Qualcomm's power-saving patents in a court in Munich. As a result of the imminent appeal, the injunction will not go into immediate effect. A judge in Munich ruled on Thursday that iPhones which have a combination of chips from Intel and Apple-supplier Qorvo violated one of Qualcomm's patents in Europe around so-called envelope tracking.

by | December 20, 2018 | 15:11

The Shanghai Composite index shed 1.1 percent to 2,549.56. The drops come as investors worry about continuing trade tensions, a court ruling declaring Obamacare unconstitutional , the potential partial government shutdown, the unresolved Brexit issue, and a rising backlash against big tech companies.

by | December 20, 2018 | 11:41

Flights through Gatwick Airport have been suspended after reports of drones flying over the runways. "If there is anybody at Luton airport that has been diverted from Gatwick airport and needs a lift home, let me know", he wrote on Twitter.