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Finance NRA stokes paranoia, fear to avoid gun debate
Author: 0 NRA stokes paranoia, fear to avoid gun debate

Our politicians have the power to enact safer gun laws; the only problem is they have to seek permission from the National Rifle Association first. Now, owner Jeni Britton Bauer says her company has just one option left: This week, she announced on Instagram that if FedEx won't cut all ties with the gun group, another shipment company will score a delivery contract worth hundreds of thousands of ice-cream pints.

Finance 7.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 7.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Papua New Guinea

An quake of a 7.5 magnitude led to the suspension of oil and gas operations in Papua New Guinea yesterday. Some residents were still trying to recover the bodies of family members buried in the landslides. Buildings collapsed and landslides occurred, mainly in the province of Southern Highlands . Papua New Guinea sent troops and rescue workers Monday to respond to a powerful quake in the Pacific nation's mountainous interior, with warnings of aftershocks and landslides.

Finance Ryanair CANCELS all flights from four major United Kingdom airports
Author: 0 Ryanair CANCELS all flights from four major United Kingdom airports

A group of passengers were stranded in Lanzarote airport due to bad weather, after their original Ryanair flight home on Sunday evening was unable to land at the airport. In London, Heathrow Airport says that it is working with airlines to consolidate flight schedules in order to provide more certainty regarding departing flights.

Finance Germany says its government computers hacked, Russian group suspected
Author: 0 Germany says its government computers hacked, Russian group suspected

Patrick Sensburg, a member of the government committee tasked with overseeing intelligence agencies in Germany, told ZDF television that analysis of the incident would take time. Armin Schuster, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and the chairman of the intelligence oversight committee, called it a "veritable attack" on the government network.

Finance Uber Health Will Get Patients To & From The Doctor
Author: 0 Uber Health Will Get Patients To & From The Doctor

The benefits to doctors and hospitals of using ride hailing apps - which replace taxis and medical shuttles, but not ambulances - include on-demand scheduling, destination tracking and lower costs, said one doctor who had tried Uber's service.

Finance 'Economy grows at 7.2 pc in Q3 showing signs of recovery'
Author: 0 'Economy grows at 7.2 pc in Q3 showing signs of recovery'

The economy seems to be getting back on a firm footing with macro-economic indicators released on Wednesday painting a much more optimistic picture, after the setback from demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax. Rising GDP will paper over the cracks caused by demonetisation and GST, but don't uncork the bubbly yet. However, the construction figures were discounted by economists as representing government infrastructure projects and not improvement in private realty, which has taken a ...

Author: 0 Fidessa Group (LON:FDSA) Upgraded to Buy by Jefferies Group

Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc sold 49,332 shares as Mcdermott Intl Inc Com (MDR)'s stock declined 18.27%. Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. It underwrites auto insurance and other insurance products; offers van insurance and associated products primarily to small businesses, as well as general insurance products; and provides household insurance, and commercial vehicle insurance broking services.

Finance INX Media case: CBI seeks 14-day custody of Karti Chidambaram
Author: 0 INX Media case: CBI seeks 14-day custody of Karti Chidambaram

Due to his hospitalisation, the CBI's one-day custody was virtually wasted as it got Karti's custody only at 7:30 pm and he returned from the hospital this morning, he said . Mehta continued: "Question asked to him are different and remains unanswered". The company is accused of bringing in foreign investments worth over Rs 300 crore through three Mauritius-based companies against approval of only Rs 4.6 crore.

Finance Best Buy Plans to Shutter 250 Mobile Phone Shops in the US
Author: 0 Best Buy Plans to Shutter 250 Mobile Phone Shops in the US

You might also be interested in. . That's all set to change, as Best Buy has announced that it will close many of these stores later this year. The small retail locations first made an appearance back in 2006 just one year before the introduction of the first generation iPhone.

Finance Man shot to death while live on Facebook
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A screenshot showing Prentis Robinson of North Carolina in one of his Facebook Live videos . According to video posted by The Charlotte Observer , Robinson was walking down a street and broadcasting himself live on Facebook with a selfie stick when the shooting happened.

Finance Schaaf Responds To ICE Chief's Criticism Of Warning About Raids
Author: 0 Schaaf Responds To ICE Chief's Criticism Of Warning About Raids

Thomas Homan , U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's acting director, told Fox News that the mayor's warning on Twitter was "beyond the pale" and compared her to a gang lookout who tells people when a police vehicle is arriving. "Look, being a law enforcement officer is unsafe enough, but to give criminals a head's-up we're coming [in the] next 24 hours, increases that risk".

Finance Facebook Rolls Out a New Jobs Marketplace
Author: 0 Facebook Rolls Out a New Jobs Marketplace

Businesses can now post job openings to a Jobs tab on their Facebook Page for a fee. A year after Facebook launched its job posting and application feature, it is now rolling out the features to 40 more countries in a bid to take a slice of the pie from its major competitor, LinkedIn .

Finance Abarth 124 GT Revealed With Removable Carbon Fiber Roof
Author: 0 Abarth 124 GT Revealed With Removable Carbon Fiber Roof

The 124 GT will be in an exclusive Alpi Orientali Grey livery and those rims are 17-inch OZ Ultralight items, which are three kgs lighter than standard wheels. Fiat's Abarth performance division has announced that it will travel to next month's Geneva Motor Show to show off a special edition of its 124 Spider .

Finance Birmingham mayor shoots his shot for Delta headquarters amid NRA drama
Author: 0 Birmingham mayor shoots his shot for Delta headquarters amid NRA drama

Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, a frontrunner in the state's gubernatorial race this year, vowed to "kill any tax legislation" that helps Delta unless it reverses course. The news comes as Delta, one of the state's largest employers, appeared close to convincing lawmakers to restore a $50 million sales-tax exemption on jet fuel.

Finance Georgia Republicans outraged after Delta cuts ties with NRA
Author: 0 Georgia Republicans outraged after Delta cuts ties with NRA

United said it is canceling its program for discounted rates to the NRA's annual meeting. " Delta is now seeking a $40 MILLION TAX BREAK from the Georgia Legislature", he posted on his campaign website. "We're coming to a consensus on the path forward and that's what we'll do". Two of the candidates running against Lt. Governor Cagle in the Republican primary said they do not support the Delta tax credit, NRA controversy or not.

Finance BJP Goes Into A Huddle To Push For 'One Nation, One Election'
Author: 0 BJP Goes Into A Huddle To Push For 'One Nation, One Election'

Chief ministers of several BJP states argued that because of the continuos process of elections and implementation of the model code of conduct, state governments were finding it hard to carry out development work. Talking to newsmen near here, Mr Siddaramaiah said "Prime Minister Modi's words are worth nothing". Accusing Modi of failing to keep promises made in the 2014 general elections, Gandhi said Siddaramaiah, however, walked the talk and delivered what the party promised the people ...

Finance German cities win right to ban diesel cars
Author: 0 German cities win right to ban diesel cars

Ultimately, the ruling clears the way for any German city to ban older diesel vehicles and could inspire. Merkel sought to downplay the prospect of widespread diesel driving bans, suggesting that numerous 70 German cities that regularly exceed pollution limits might be able to cut harmful emissions with other measures such as software upgrades in vehicles and converting bus and taxi fleets to electric power.

Finance Maruti Suzuki sales rise 15% in February'18
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki sales rise 15% in February'18

Following which, 5 lakh units of the model were sold in every two years. This includes 137,900 units in the domestic market and 11,924 units of exports. The company said it sold 11,650 units last month, a decline of 18% from 14,249 units in February 2017. Exports were at 14,924 units compared to 15,688 vehicles in February 2017.