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Finance NY assemblywoman indicted on fraud and other charges
Author: 0 NY assemblywoman indicted on fraud and other charges

Harris is the second person in a row to represent the 46th Assembly District in Brooklyn to have been indicted. Pamela Harris, 57, of Brooklyn, was arrested and faces an 11-count indictment. The indictment says she took almost $25,000 from the agency and pocketed it because she did not need the money to fix her undamaged home. Prosecutors say Harris submitted fake receipts and forged documentation in 2016 when the NYC Build It Back Program informed her that it had approved funding to ...

Finance Kodak Is Launching a Cryptocurrency for Photographers
Author: 0 Kodak Is Launching a Cryptocurrency for Photographers

The company subsequently entered bankruptcy proceedings in 2013 and has seen its shares lose more than 90 per cent of their value since then. As soon as the news was announced, Kodak's stock ( KODK ) jumped up , and as of this writing, its stock price is $5.02, a 60 percent gain.

Author: 0 Discovery to Leave Maryland

The company says the move will be to take advantage of the proximity to business, investment and production partners in NY. "We have. made the hard decision to reduce our footprint in Maryland over time, with the ultimate closure and sale of our One Discovery Place headquarters building in Silver Spring, expected in 2019", wrote CEO David Zaslav .

Finance JPMorgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'
Author: 0 JPMorgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

Some fans of the cryptocurrency saw Dimon's comments as vindication, and poked fun at him for changing his tune as the price of bitcoin went up. "You can have crypto yen and dollars and stuff like that". Yet, soon after he opined that bitcoin buyers will " pay the price " if they are "stupid enough to buy it". It is noteworthy how the outspoken CEO repeated his positive stance on the technology backing bitcoin, the so-called blockchain.

Finance Jeff Bezos Is Now Worth More Than Bill Gates Ever Was
Author: 0 Jeff Bezos Is Now Worth More Than Bill Gates Ever Was

Had he held on to that money, his net worth today would be well over $150 billion. Now the world's biggest online retailer, Amazon had revenues of $136 billion in 2016. According to publicly disclosed donations, Gates has given away 700 million shares of Microsoft - worth almost $62 billion at today's value - and close to $3 billion in cash over the years.

Finance BMW M5 to reclaim world's longest drift with insane refuelling
Author: 0 BMW M5 to reclaim world's longest drift with insane refuelling

That's the length of your typical work day, except the entire time you'd have to be holding a drift in a 600 hp super sedan. BMW USA has just released a teaser video of the record attempt revealing a insane mid-drift refuelling stunt. As the video (above) shows, the support M5 featured a custom refuelling system that allowed an engineer to fill the new M5's tank on the move. Each time, as Mullins matched Schwartz's drift, Butts, who was suspended via a safety tether from the second ...

Finance Israeli PM faces more pressure as son's alcohol-fueled boasting is broadcast
Author: 0 Israeli PM faces more pressure as son's alcohol-fueled boasting is broadcast

Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Middle East conflict with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of an independent state of Palestine. "I never took an interest in the natural-gas framework agreement and never had any idea about its details". "I said ridiculous things about women and about other people, which should not have been said".

Finance Allegiant announces flights out of new airport
Author: 0 Allegiant announces flights out of new airport

Allegiant's Indy to Sarasota flight will operate year-round, and the Charleston nonstop flight will operate seasonally. The route from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport will begin April 13. Pack your bags - Allegiant Air is adding two new nonstop flights from Indianapolis to Sarasota, Florida and Charleston, South Carolina. The new routes mean Allegiant will serve 14 cities from Indianapolis International Airport.

Finance Stock Watch: Tracking the Technicals for Brazil Index MSCI Ishares (EWZ)
Author: 0 Stock Watch: Tracking the Technicals for Brazil Index MSCI Ishares (EWZ)

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a highly popular momentum indicator used for technical analysis. Bullish or bearish divergences in the MACD-Histogram can alert chartists to an imminent signal line crossover in MACD. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. Using the CCI as a leading indicator, technical analysts may use a +100 reading as an overbought signal and a -100 reading as an oversold indicator, suggesting a trend reversal.

Finance Sugarland to play CenturyLink Center in June
Author: 0 Sugarland to play CenturyLink Center in June

Ticket prices range from $31 to $101. They are priced at $67 and $57, and are available through etix or by calling 1-800-514-3849. The fair already announced headliners Gabriel Iglesias , the internationally touring comedian known to fans as "Fluffy" for August 30 and former One Direction member Niall Horan on September 2.

Author: 0 Retired Astronaut: Space Program Should Be Domestic, Not International

The veteran USA astronaut holds the record of the first person to fly into space six times. According to David Hitt and Heather R. Smith in Bold They Rise: The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986, Young learned that Congress had approved funds for the development of NASA' next big project, the Space Shuttle.

Finance Christmas grocery spend up £500m as Tesco wins
Author: 0 Christmas grocery spend up £500m as Tesco wins "golden quarter"

Supermarket grocery sales rose by £1bn over the festive period as shoppers traded up to premium products. Indeed, private-label sales at the supermarkets grew at almost three times the rate of the overall grocery market (6 per cent) as "most retailers made a big play on the quality and value of premium private-label this Christmas, which is crucial as shoppers look to economise not compromise".

Finance Air brawl on London-Mumbai flight: Jet Airways sacks two pilots
Author: 0 Air brawl on London-Mumbai flight: Jet Airways sacks two pilots

But on this flight, arguments turned violent and he slapped her, the source said. "The cabin crew tried to comfort her and send her back to the cockpit, but in vain". Similarly, Jet Airways flight 9W-489 from Mumbai landed 1 hour 36 minutes late. The other crew members instantly intervened and resolved the matter amicably.

Finance Connected Toys Company Settles With FTC Over Data Breach
Author: 0 Connected Toys Company Settles With FTC Over Data Breach

This security fail was to come back to bite VTech in November 2015 after an "unauthorized party" accessed customer data - apparently after exploiting a simple SQL injection flaw. VTech also collected personal information from children when they used the Kid Connect app. Currently, both web-based platforms are unavailable. As of November 2015, about 2.25 million parents had registered and created accounts with Learning Lodge for almost 3 million children.

Finance Another 3.3 Million Airbags Recalled by Takata
Author: 0 Another 3.3 Million Airbags Recalled by Takata

The NHTSA is ordering Takata to recall model year 2013 vehicles ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S.

Finance Morrison - Wholesale drives a good Christmas
Author: 0 Morrison - Wholesale drives a good Christmas

It said an increasing number of customers were heading to the supermarket, with like-for-like transactions up 2.3% year-on-year. The Morrisons chief executive, David Potts, said there was no obvious sign that Brexit had hit consumer sentiment but shoppers "were on the lookout for great value".

Finance Kapil Mohan, man behind 'Old Monk', dies at 88
Author: 0 Kapil Mohan, man behind 'Old Monk', dies at 88

Mohan in the early 1970s, Kapil saw the emergence of the dark rum packed in the iconic squarish hard glass bottle as a global brand. It was also the biggest Indian Made Foreign Liquor brand. The company had then developed three distilleries, two breweries and many new franchises in India, and was behind the success of brands like Soda No.

Finance Intel CEO praises tech industry response to chip flaws
Author: 0 Intel CEO praises tech industry response to chip flaws

Google's Project Zero and several academic institutions discovered the problem past year and have publicly disclosed it this week. All Apple Mac and iOS products are subject to these Meltdown and Spectre attack methods, according to an announcement today by Apple , although "there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time", it added.

Finance USA working with Pakistan on military supply routes to Afghanistan: Mattis
Author: 0 USA working with Pakistan on military supply routes to Afghanistan: Mattis

USA officials had indicated on Thursday that the aid suspension would impact the State Department's foreign military financing (FMF) and the Department of Defense's Coalition Support Funds (CSF). Experts believe the Pakistani government now has no choice but to respond militarily to any United States military operations inside its territory, especially given the tense atmosphere sparked by Trump's tweet .