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U.S Senator Chuck Schumer Wants Telecom Companies to Provide robocall-Blocking Technology to Customers

US News - Mon, 03/07/2016 - 07:33

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U.S. Senator, Chuck Schumer wants the telecom companies to make robocall-blocking technology to be available to all consumers. According to Schumer, these unwanted calls, which trouble the customers more than often, are something more than obnoxious - they're downright criminal.

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Gas Prices Increase by 7 Cents in Last Two weeks, to $1.84

US News - Mon, 03/07/2016 - 07:31

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On Sunday, industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said that the average oil price per gasoline has increased 7 cents in the last couple of weeks, at $1.84 a gallon. However, even after the price increase, gasoline remains 70 cents a gallon cheaper compared to one year ago.

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United Continental Holdings CEO Munoz will Return to Full Time Work Next Week

US News - Mon, 03/07/2016 - 07:29

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On Sunday, the United Continental Holdings said that Oscar Munoz, its CEO will be returning full-time work in the coming week, starting from March 14. In October, after suffering a heart attack, he had gone on leave and also underwent a heart transplant on January 6, 2016.

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Federal Prosecutors in Brazil Open Investigation Into McDonald’s and its Master Franchisee Arcos Dorados Holdings

New Zealand - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 06:39

Federal Prosecutors in Brazil Open Investigation Into McDonald’s and its Master

On Thursday, Marcos José Gomes Correa, a federal prosecutor opened a criminal investigation looking into "fiscal and economic crimes" which McDonald's and Arcos Dorados Holdings, its Latin American master franchise owner might have been engaged in. The prosecutor says that, they along with some related entities may have failed to fulfill Brazil's tax and other laws. There might have been additional violations of the country's franchise laws too.

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There are Options which can Fetch More Money after Retirement

New Zealand - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 06:36

There are Options which can Fetch More Money after Retirement

Retirement is a breather andalso a time to fulfill all your dreams which you have put off for the future. It's the time when everyone wants to make their dreams come true but nothing comes without the proper financial resources. The best time to secure your finances is while you work but for that there are a few options which could help in stretching the retirement dollars more, opening up further income opportunities. In other words being a smart investor really helps and it pay to mull over options.

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Tesla Enjoys Huge Attention without Spending Much; a Big Advantage for the Company

US News - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 06:26

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Tesla is popular no doubt and its evidence comes from the growing sales of its electric vehicles. The Palo Alto, California based company's CEO and owner Elon Musk, has a big fan following and all his tweets as well as the company's ups and downs are carefully followed.

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On the Opening Day; Saturday, 30,000 Passengers Board Gold Line Foothill Trains

US News - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 06:22

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority debuted the foothill extension, which stretches 11.5 miles and was under construction since June, 2010. Saturday was the opening and almost 30,000 people gathered in the six new Gold Line stations.

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U.S. Watchdog Getting Ready to probe Federal Reserve’s Lax Oversight of Wall Street’s Financial Institutions

Banking Sector - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 09:09

U.S. Watchdog Getting Ready to probe Federal Reserve’s Lax Oversight of Wall Street’s Financial InstitutionsReportedly, a United States watchdog agency is planning to investigate if the U. S. Federal Reserve has been slack in supervising the banks which it is meant to monitor.

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Staples Inc. and Office Depot Merger, Is that Still a Possibility?

US News - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:53

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Staples, the office supply, furniture and equipment chain retailer has struggled for some time to perk up the revenues as demands decrease for conventional office requirements like filing cabinets and folders. Consumers now prefer to look for cheaper online deals which hurt the demands for conventional office goods.

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Sports Authority to Close Almost One Third of Its Stores

New Zealand - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:49

Sports Authority to Close Almost One Third of Its StoresThis week, Englewood, Colorado based Sports Authority filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The American chain of sporting goods retailer in the bankruptcy protection filed on Wednesday, said that it will close 143 stores, but now it says that at least one of the listed stores is not closing.

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Shares of Newly Formed HP Enterprise Rises as Its CEO Reassure About Strong Demand

New Zealand - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:44

Shares of Newly Formed HP Enterprise Rises as Its CEO Reassure About Strong DemandShares of the newly formed Hewlett Packard Enterprise climbed as CEO, Meg Whitman reassured the investors regarding the strong demand for corporate technology in the company's inaugural earnings report. It also provided justification for her move that lead to spinning off Hewlett-Packard into two companies.

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Shares of Newly Formed HP Enterprise Rises as Its CEO Reassure About Strong Demand

New Zealand Business - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:44

Shares of Newly Formed HP Enterprise Rises as Its CEO Reassure About Strong DemandShares of the newly formed Hewlett Packard Enterprise climbed as CEO, Meg Whitman reassured the investors regarding the strong demand for corporate technology in the company's inaugural earnings report. It also provided justification for her move that lead to spinning off Hewlett-Packard into two companies.

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State Audit Report says Michigan Water Quality Regulators Faulted in Flint Water Crisis

New Zealand - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:41

State Audit Report says Michigan Water Quality Regulators Faulted in Flint Water CrisisOn Friday, auditors said that the environmental regulators of Michigan made a vital error as Flint started using a source for drinking water which had the possibility of becoming contaminated with lead. The crew in the largest city of Michigan, started digging up old pipes that connect water mains to homes and replaced them with copper pipes.

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Labor Force Grows in the United States Indicating the Economy is Moving in the Right Direction

US News - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:35

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In February, the job growth showed solid numbers indicating that more number of Americans are joining the work force. The numbers are one of the largest noted in many years.

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Oil Prices Gain with a Decline in Drilling Activities

US News - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:29

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In recent weeks oil prices have gained mostly owing to ongoing discussions among the oil producers including the OPEC members and also non- OPEC members like Russia regarding freezing their outputs.

In the U. S. the oil prices also grew for the third straight week due to a decline noted in drilling activities.

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AT&T Drops Univision networks from U-Verse pay-TV System due to Fee Dispute

US News - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 08:27

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For a while, AT&T and Univision Communications have been engaged in a dispute related to programming fees. Unable to reach any solution related to a new contract, late Thursday, television giant AT&T removed signals of most of Univision's networks from its U-Verse pay-TV system.

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Nurse cancels ambulance one minute from dying woman’s house

New Zealand - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 03:18

Nurse cancels ambulance one minute from dying woman’s house

A nurse working for the NHS 111 has said that her decision to cancel an ambulance, which was just a minute away from the home of a dying woman, was wrong.

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Discovery to lead to individual treatment for cancer patients

New Zealand - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 03:07

Discovery to lead to individual treatment for cancer patients

A new discovery by scientists in the United Kingdom might soon lead to individual and tailored treatment for cancer patients.

Experts said that the major discovery might lead to personal treatments for patients with advanced cancer and it might go into trials within two years. Researchers said that they have identified the rare "flag" proteins that act as immune system targets and are displayed on the surface of all of a patient's tumour cells anywhere in the body.

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Extreme happiness can also cause heart-weakening, study

US News - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 03:01

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According to a new research study, the feeling of extreme happiness can also cause heart-weakening syndrome for people.

 

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Extreme happiness can also cause heart-weakening, study

Health News - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 03:01

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According to a new research study, the feeling of extreme happiness can also cause heart-weakening syndrome for people.

 

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