• Disney proposes Sky News purchase
Disney proposes Sky News purchase

Rupert Murdoch ratcheted up the pressure on Britain to approve his US$15 billion-plus bid for pay-TV group Sky by offering to sell or legally separate Sky News , aiming to head off objections the deal could give him too much political influence.

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  • 'The mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway
'The mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

Shadow Northern Ireland minister Stephen Pound insisted that Labour is not an anti-Semitic party, but acknowledged that it "without doubt" has a problem which will cost it votes in some areas in May's council elections. Garrard, a retired property developer, had given Labour around £1.5m ($2.1 million) under three different leaders since 2003. ...

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  • Loyola's Sister Jean Riffs on NCAA vs
Loyola's Sister Jean Riffs on NCAA vs

The Wolverines ended Loyola-Chicago's improbable run in the tournament by storming back from a 10-point, second-half deficit to beat the Ramblers, 69-57. I couldn't be more proud and saddened that this is over with these kids". "It isn't just me". You knew the Michigan-Loyola-Chicago game was over when Sister Jean Delores-Schmidt left early.

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  • Russian spy poisoning: Skripal friend questioned over request for porridge
Russian spy poisoning: Skripal friend questioned over request for porridge

His claims were in reaction to the recent expulsion of Russian diplomats over the attack, albeit with the Kremlin apparently unable to explain the misuse of a Soviet-developed nerve agent. In a string of questions on Twitter , the Russian embassy asked: "Has the substance identified by British representatives as " Novichok " or analogous substance...

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  • Zuckerberg on Tim Cook:
Zuckerberg on Tim Cook: "Not at all aligned with the truth".

In another exchange, Swisher asked Cook what would he do if he were in Zuckerberg's situation. In an interview with Vox , the under fire Zuckerberg called Cook's comments "glib" and "not aligned with the truth". Facebook shares were down 1.4 percent in premarket trading in NY to $157.50. Erin Egan is VP and chief privacy officer, policy for...

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  • Analyst Opinion Summary: Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP), Jianpu Technology Inc. (JT)
Analyst Opinion Summary: Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP), Jianpu Technology Inc. (JT)

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX ) has declined 5.89% since March 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 44.64% the S&P500. Beaumont Financial Partners Llc decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 1.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • Commonwealth Games: Syringes found in Indian athletes' accommodation at CWG village
Commonwealth Games: Syringes found in Indian athletes' accommodation at CWG village

Kenya has over the years racked up a total 220 medals at the quadrennial Games with the figure ranking them eighth on the all-time medal table which is topped by this edition's hosts Australia who have 2218. Even after obtaining permission, the athletes have been advised to attach an "Injection Declaration Form", and the usage of the syringe must b...

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  • Snow chance remains in the KSNT Storm Track Forecast for Easter Sunday
Snow chance remains in the KSNT Storm Track Forecast for Easter Sunday

Travel may be affected. Met Office Chief Meteorologist Andy Page said: "The Easter period will bring a variety of Spring weather from sunshine and showers, to more prolonged cloudy and wet conditions, along with some snow in the north: chiefly over the hills".

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  • Attorney for Stormy Daniels wants to depose Trump, his lawyer
Attorney for Stormy Daniels wants to depose Trump, his lawyer

It's rare for a president to be deposed: It happened most recently to President Bill Clinton in 1998 during the Paula Jones sexual harassment suit. Stormy Daniels' attorney has asked a federal judge for permission to interview President Donald Trump for his knowledge of an agreement to pay her $130,000 dollars just before the 2016 election....

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  • New York Auto Show: Maserati Levante Trofeo Breaks Cover
New York Auto Show: Maserati Levante Trofeo Breaks Cover

The ultimate Maserati of SUVs, has one of the most powerful engines ever fit under the hood of a Maserati and reaches 62 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds and a top speed over 186 miles per hour. Corsa improves engine response and opens exhaust valves in acceleration, provides quicker gear shifting, lowered ride height and optimized all-wheel-drive set...

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  • Trump may hate Amazon, but there's little he could do to it
Trump may hate Amazon, but there's little he could do to it

Trump's previous suggestions of anti-competitive behavior by Amazon tapped into criticism from watchdogs and academics that the company, and fellow technology giants like Google and Facebook , could abuse their growing scale and reach. Trump's claim that Amazon uses the postal service as the company's "Delivery Boy" is also off the mark. Det...

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  • SpaceX's broadband-from-space plan gets final US FCC approval
SpaceX's broadband-from-space plan gets final US FCC approval

His company SpaceX recently unveiled a plan to launch a total of 12,000 satellites into low-Earth orbit. The Starlink plan gained a significant boost in September past year when SpaceX filed papers seeking to trademark the name Starlink for the project first introduced in 2015.

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  • Dow surges 669 points
Dow surges 669 points

China in turn signaled that it was going to tax some USA goods sold in that country. I found that it takes an average of 3.2 years from the beginning of a bear market for the stock market to battle back to where it stood at the beginning.

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  • North Korea's secret visit to Beijing
North Korea's secret visit to Beijing

President Donald Trump that is planned for some time in May. This week, with a dramatic diplomatic trip to China , he has shown himself supremely secure and confident, ready to play on the world stage at the same level as major powers.

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  • $2000000000: Barclays fine for sale of U.S. toxic mortgages
$2000000000: Barclays fine for sale of U.S. toxic mortgages

Complex financial instruments known as residential mortgage-backed securities ( RMBS ), which have been blamed for causing the financial crisis, are at the heart of the cases. "It has been a priority for this management team from the start to resolve these historic issues in a timely and appropriate manner wherever possible", Staley said.

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  • Pilots say they spotted UFOs while flying over Arizona
Pilots say they spotted UFOs while flying over Arizona

A Learjet pilot and an American Airlines pilot saw the object late last month and radioed the regional air traffic controller in Albuquerque. The pilot was asked whether he thought it was a Google balloon , and he said, " doubtful ", The Drive's military and aviation correspondent reported .

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  • Facebook promises to redesign its privacy settings
Facebook promises to redesign its privacy settings

Facebook on Wednesday unveiled new privacy settings aiming to give its users more control over how their data is shared, following an outcry over hijacking of personal information at the giant social network. Instead of spreading the settings across nearly 20 different pages, they are now all accessible from one screen. The so-called bug bou...

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  • Softbank, Saudi Arabia to work on solar power
Softbank, Saudi Arabia to work on solar power

The project is in co-operation with the kingdom's young and powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a partner in the SoftBank Vision Fund, set up in 2016. "Up until now, progress in building solar capacity in the kingdom has been very slow, but this deal might give it the kick start it needs". The deal is a step towards achieving the Crown P...

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  • Montenegro expels one Russian diplomat over Skripal case - Embassy
Montenegro expels one Russian diplomat over Skripal case - Embassy

The Republic of Ireland is one of 20 countries to have taken action against Russian Federation. Earlier in the day, the RTE broadcaster reported that Foreign Minister Simon Coveney had said he would "take appropriate action" to "show solidarity with our closest neighbor".

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  • U.S. fourth quarter GDP preview
U.S. fourth quarter GDP preview

Inflation adjusted gross domestic income rose 0.9 percent. That was still the best performance since the third quarter of 2014. The price index for gross domestic purchases increased 2.5% in the quarter compared with an increase of 1.7% in the third quarter.

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