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Money Sandra Bullock donates United States dollars 1 mn to Hurricane Harvey victims
Author: 0 Sandra Bullock donates United States dollars 1 mn to Hurricane Harvey victims

Still, a charity watchdog flagged the Red Cross' financials in the past two years. "It does work, and it's in desperate need", said Red Cross volunteer Nancy Sluzinksi. The Oscar-winning actress made a sizeable donation of $1 million to the Red Cross relief effort, now working to help the thousands of victims who have been injured and displaced by the tragic flooding.

Money Hi! Alexa, Cortana talk to each other in Amazon-Microsoft deal
Author: 0 Hi! Alexa, Cortana talk to each other in Amazon-Microsoft deal

While the move is geared toward consumers, it also has deep ties in the enterprise and could set the stage for future deals. The Cortana and Alexa voice-controlled assistants- like their competitors from Google , Apple , and IBM-are not side projects for these companies .

Money Price gouging seen statewide during Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Price gouging seen statewide during Hurricane Harvey

State law says it's selling or leasing fuel, food, medicine or another necessity at an exorbitant or excessive price. He added that anyone who is caught doing so can be fined up to $20,000 (£15,400) or $250,000 (£193,400) if the victim is aged over 65.

Money Buffett becomes Bank of America's top shareholder
Author: 0 Buffett becomes Bank of America's top shareholder

Consequently, having him as the bank's biggest shareholder gives Bank of America an important and valuable seal of approval. To pay for the shares, Berkshire swapped $5 billion of Bank of America preferred stock it had bought in August 2011.

Money 465k patients told to visit doctor to patch critical pacemaker vulnerability
Author: 0 465k patients told to visit doctor to patch critical pacemaker vulnerability

Determine if the update is appropriate for the given patient based on the potential benefits and risks. "The FDA has reviewed information concerning potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with [Abbott's radiofrequency-enabled] cardiac pacemakers and has confirmed that these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow an unauthorized user.to access a patient's device using commercially available equipment", the agency wrote .

Money U.S. economy grows 3pc in Q2
Author: 0 U.S. economy grows 3pc in Q2

The average of real GDP and real GDI, a supplemental measure of USA economic activity that equally weights GDP and GDI, increased 3.0 percent in the second quarter, compared with an increase of 2.0 percent in the first quarter. He predicted GDP would grow close to 3 percent this quarter. The chief driver of second-quarter strength was consumer spending. Government spending fell at a 0.3 per cent rate, dragging down growth by 0.05 percentage point.

Money Anheuser-Busch Halts Beer Production, Ships 155K Water Cans For Harvey Relief
Author: 0 Anheuser-Busch Halts Beer Production, Ships 155K Water Cans For Harvey Relief

But as the bosses at Anheuser-Busch heard about the impact, they chose to do what they could to help. Anheuser-Busch says it has three facilities in Houston, a large brewery, and craft brewer, and a bottling plant. NBC reports the brewer's distribution partner Mockler Beverage works with the American Red Cross to deliver emergency relief water to USA communities in need.

Money Finish Line Is Only the Start of Nike's Problems
Author: 0 Finish Line Is Only the Start of Nike's Problems

The Finish Line , Inc. recently announced a dividend that will be paid on Monday the 11th of September 2017. The company trades on average around 158000 shares per market session. The stock has "Buy" rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Monday, September 26. Anderson has a success rate of 47% and is ranked #3404 out of 4619 analysts, while Lyon has a success rate of 42% and is ranked #4456.

Money Flights canceled over at Corpus Christi International Airport
Author: 0 Flights canceled over at Corpus Christi International Airport

Carrying more passengers to, from, and within the great state of California, Southwest is thanking its loyal Golden State Customers with even more flights including almost 20 new nonstop routes and increasing frequency to 27 existing routes as well as opening new global gateways.

Money Uber names Expedia exec as CEO
Author: 0 Uber names Expedia exec as CEO

Khosrowshahi's predecessor resigned in June following pressure from investors, after video footage was released by Bloomberg showing him berating an Uber driver who had complained about the difficulty of making a living. He received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Brown University. " Expedia's loss is Uber's gain, said Mark Mahaney , an analyst with RBC Capital Markets".

Money US Fed chair defends post-crisis banking reforms
Author: 0 US Fed chair defends post-crisis banking reforms

The US 10-year rate has drifted up just over a basis point since the NZ close to sit at 2.19%, still around the lower end of its trading range of recent months, as the market keenly anticipates some guidance from Yellen and Draghi tonight. The remarks by the president came as concern is growing about whether the government can push through pro-business policies. USA data showed home resales unexpectedly fell in July to an 11-month low as a chronic shortage of properties boosted prices, the ...

Money Samsung heir convicted, sentenced to 5 years on corruption charges ars_ab.settitle(1153499)
Author: 0 Samsung heir convicted, sentenced to 5 years on corruption charges ars_ab.settitle(1153499)

He stood accused of offering millions of dollars to former president Park Geun-hye, who is now undergoing her own trial, and business partner Choi Soon-sil, in exchange for favourable businesss conditions. His case is part of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of now-former South Korean president Park Geun-hye. In spite of a large number of shareholders down voting this merger, the process went through due to a nod by Samsung's major shareholder, National Pension Fund; ...

Money KFC's Bizarre VR Chicken Fry Training Escape Room
Author: 0 KFC's Bizarre VR Chicken Fry Training Escape Room

KFC decided the best way to teach new employees how to cook its Original Recipe chicken was to place them in a "delicious prison" and get them to learn "the hard way ". "This is meant to be a fun way to celebrate the work KFC's more than 19,000 cooks do every day in every restaurant across the U.S.in an engaging way".

Money Sears is closing 28 more Kmart stores
Author: 0 Sears is closing 28 more Kmart stores

Liquidation sales will begin as early as August 31 at the closing stores, according to the company statement. The chain of department stores has trimmed its portfolio of real estate, cut costs and seeks more liquidity. This included a decline of 9.4 percent for Kmart stores, and a decline of 13.2 percent at Sears stores, the company said. Operating loss was $106 million versus an operating loss of $269 million in the year-earlier quarter.

Money Apple to build Iowa data center, get $207.8 million in incentives
Author: 0 Apple to build Iowa data center, get $207.8 million in incentives

Apple will construct a $1.3 billion campus on 2000 acres to initially include two data centers, with additional expansion in the future. Apple already has data centers in California, Oregon, Nevada and North Carolina. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment as to why it picked Waukee, which is just outside of Des Moines. Waukee acted to support the project Thursday morning with a local tax abatement and infrastructure improvements.

Money Do Institutional Investors Love Smucker JM Co (NYSE:SJM)?
Author: 0 Do Institutional Investors Love Smucker JM Co (NYSE:SJM)?

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, June 23 by Wedbush. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $141.00 price target on shares of J.M. Smucker Company (The) and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a $3.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.63%. This is a positive change from J.M.

Money US Diplomatic Team in Mideast Re-Establishing Ties With Allies
Author: 0 US Diplomatic Team in Mideast Re-Establishing Ties With Allies

Kushner met the Palestinian leader in Ramallah hours after meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel, meanwhile, has increasingly shifted its sights toward a regional deal with certain Arab countries, rather than one focusing exclusively on the Palestinians, an approach Trump has expressed support for.

Money China says new USA sanctions won't help cooperation on North Korea
Author: 0 China says new USA sanctions won't help cooperation on North Korea

China and Hong Kong-based Mingzheng International Trading Limited was sanctioned for acting as a front company for Foreign Trade Bank, North Korea's primary foreign exchange bank, which was accused by the United Nations of facilitating transactions on behalf of North Korea, the Treasury Department said .

Money Indian railways chief steps down after deadly crashes
Author: 0 Indian railways chief steps down after deadly crashes

Mr Lohani, 58, belongs to the 1980 batch of the Indian Railways Service Mechanical Engineers. "I met with Modi taking full moral responsibility and the PM has asked me to wait", Prabhu wrote on his twitter page. He holds a Guinness Record for successfully running the "Fairy Queen Express" plying between New Delhi and Alwar, in Rajasthan. However, Mital tendered his resignation to Suresh Prabhu last evening and it was accepted today morning, PTI sources said.

Money A First Look Into Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) 2Q Earnings
Author: 0 A First Look Into Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) 2Q Earnings

Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on shares of Salesforce.com from $105.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday. CRM is now undervalued by -8.06% relative to the average 1-year price target of $101.10 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts. For CRM , the company now has $1.81 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $1.14 Billion current liabilities.

Money Crude Oil Rallies Above USD48 After EIA Report
Author: 0 Crude Oil Rallies Above USD48 After EIA Report

Futures in NY gained 1.2% after the Energy Information Administration said America's crude inventories shrank for an eighth straight week, with gasoline supplies also falling. In recent weeks crude prices have been oscillating between $45 and $50 a barrel, which is 14% lower than the highest price this year. OPEC and 10 producers outside the cartel, including Russian Federation, first agreed late past year to cap production at around 1.8 million barrels a day lower than peak October 16 ...

Money Taylor Swift: Are you teasing us?
Author: 0 Taylor Swift: Are you teasing us?

The singer's last project, 1989, was released in October 2014. She needs to put out a new album so she can be rich again and make higher quality videos. Haters of the star inundated her social media with snake emojis, with the insult becoming a bit of a meme. No solid details are available just yet, but fans can expect that Swift's prospective new album, like her past releases, will probably be about some significant aspects of her life.

Money Berkshire Hathaway Outbid By Sempra For Oncor Electric Delivery
Author: 0 Berkshire Hathaway Outbid By Sempra For Oncor Electric Delivery

Sempra, which was advised by Lazard and Morgan Stanley, said it would be paying approximately $9.45bn in cash to acquire Energy Future and its 80 per cent ownership of Oncor. Sempra said Monday that it will also pick up $9.35 billion of the company's debt. San Diego-based Sempra is the mystery bidder that was mentioned at an Aug 18 bankruptcy hearing, according to people familiar with the matter.

Money Aamir Khan 's Secret superstar to come with song launch on Monday
Author: 0 Aamir Khan 's Secret superstar to come with song launch on Monday

In the event, Aamir while talking about his movie, said, " Secret Superstar as the title in the film refers to Zaira and of course, Zaira is a huge star but it's no longer a secret". The movie stars Zaira Wasim of Dangal fame and she plays the role of a small town kid aspiring to become a singer. Aamir Khan plays the role of a music director in the film and will be seen quirky at his best.

Money Trafigura and UCP buy 49% of Essar Oil
Author: 0 Trafigura and UCP buy 49% of Essar Oil

The purchase is the biggest foreign acquisition ever in India and Russia's largest outbound deal. An investment consortium comprising Trafigura and UCP has also announced the closure of their acquisition of a separate 49 percent share of EOL.

Money Rathbones and Smith & Williamson in £56bn merger talks
Author: 0 Rathbones and Smith & Williamson in £56bn merger talks

A combination of the two companies would create a business with assets under management or advice of £56bn. "With markets at elevated levels and passive managers such as BlackRock and Vanguard taking ever greater market share, there are likely to be further opportunities for mid-tier asset managers to come together, find synergies to cut costs and look to regain the impetus for active management", Hughes added.

Money China's Biggest SUV Maker Wants to Buy American Classic Jeep
Author: 0 China's Biggest SUV Maker Wants to Buy American Classic Jeep

According to a Reuters report, a press relations official at Great Wall said that it "currently [has] an intention to acquire". "As for the plans for later stages, doing what on which day, this is an issue for the strategy of the top management level", she said.

Money Total To Pay $7.45bn for Maersk Oil
Author: 0 Total To Pay $7.45bn for Maersk Oil

Moreover, Total will assume debt totalling nearly 16 billion kroner. Transaction could see Robert Maersk Uggla-led AP Moller Holding keep an interest in the business. The deal is already approved by both boards and expected to close in 1Q 2018 and have an effective date of July 1 2017. "Maersk Oil has for nearly half a century been at the forefront of the Danish oil development, been vital to A.P.

Money AIADMK merger likely today; DMK terms it 'BJP-engineered' move
Author: 0 AIADMK merger likely today; DMK terms it 'BJP-engineered' move

The Amma Memorial at Chennai's Marina Beach was decked up for a formal announcement of a merger between the Panneerselvam and Palaniswami factions. On the one hand, the party's office bearers have unanimously voted to oust TTV Dhinakaran from the post of deputy general secretary and also nullify Sasikala's appointment as general secretary.

Money Russia Wants Nothing to Do With
Author: 0 Russia Wants Nothing to Do With "The Daily Stormer" Either

The issue has brought up a lot of questions around who should have the final say in policing unsavory content online: private companies or law enforcement, or neither? It's important that what we did today not set a precedent. " Protecting free speech is not something we do because we agree with all of the speech that gets protected", Electronic Frontier Foundation wrote.

Money New Orleans Saints 10, Los Angeles Chargers 0
Author: 0 New Orleans Saints 10, Los Angeles Chargers 0

And on defense they allowed running back Alvin Kamara to bolt 50 yards for a touchdown nearly untouched on the Saints' opening play. Wil Lutz added a 53-yard field goal on the next series, a kick that was set up by Daniel's 28-yard pass to Michael Thomas .

Money Drone flies close to Southwest flight on its way to DIA
Author: 0 Drone flies close to Southwest flight on its way to DIA

Indian Air Force alerted Delhi police twice 11 am and 7 pm after pilots spotted drones in the airport area. File image of security personnel at Delhi airport. Besides the security scare, which is being probed by investigating agencies, flight operations at the airport were suspended for close to an hour both in the morning and evening causing inconvenience to passengers.

Money Flag mistake: Khairy meets Imam Nahrawi to apologise
Author: 0 Flag mistake: Khairy meets Imam Nahrawi to apologise

Wisma Putra has extended its apologies to the Indonesian government over the wrongly printed Indonesian flag in the souvenir booklet for the SEA Games opening ceremony on Saturday night. Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman ( pix ) offered assurances that measures had been taken to address the unfortunate situation. "Perhaps it was a technical error, however, we are investigating this matter and will take action as the incident should not have happened".

Money Trump Shuts Down 2 Advisory Councils Amid Charlottesville Criticism
Author: 0 Trump Shuts Down 2 Advisory Councils Amid Charlottesville Criticism

What about the violence of the anti-fascists, he wants to know: "What about the fact that they came charging with clubs in their hands, swinging clubs?" Do they have any problem? "I was shocked. "They totally misrepresent what I say about hate, bigotry etc. Shame!" If even CEOs won't stand by Trump, Sabato predicts that more Republicans and White House staff may jump ship too.

Money Trump Shuts Down 2 Advisory Councils Amid Charlottesville Criticism
Author: 0 Trump Shuts Down 2 Advisory Councils Amid Charlottesville Criticism

What about the violence of the anti-fascists, he wants to know: "What about the fact that they came charging with clubs in their hands, swinging clubs?" Do they have any problem? "I was shocked. "They totally misrepresent what I say about hate, bigotry etc. Shame!" If even CEOs won't stand by Trump, Sabato predicts that more Republicans and White House staff may jump ship too.

Money Newcastle boss Benitez: Zero pressure on Wagner's Huddersfield
Author: 0 Newcastle boss Benitez: Zero pressure on Wagner's Huddersfield

Lowe's answer optimises the drive and focus the head coach has instilled in the Town side - something which helped the Terriers secure a famous promotion to the Premier League last season. "We're two completely different sizes of football club and this is why regarding the Premier League , he hasn't given me advice - regarding opponents, he will for sure".

Money Intel CEO third industry chief to resign from Trump's council
Author: 0 Intel CEO third industry chief to resign from Trump's council

With the barbs, Trump appeared to attack an industry executive who has tried to make drug pricing somewhat more transparent by revealing his company's overall drug price changes. Frazier was not the first executive to resign from advisory councils serving Trump. Plank on Monday night resigned from Trump's advisory jobs panel after the president was widely criticized for not quickly denouncing racist groups.

Money Wall Street opens higher as North Korea tension eases
Author: 0 Wall Street opens higher as North Korea tension eases

US stocks rallied Monday as technology companies and banks helped companies regain a lot of the ground they lost last week, although the calm that has defined the market this year wasn't quite restored. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 24 points, or 1 percent, to 2,465. JC Penney Company Inc continued its downward spiral, tumbling 4 percent. Apple and Microsoft each rose 1.5 percent and Facebook climbed 1.6 percent.

Money Merck CEO quits Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response
Author: 0 Merck CEO quits Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response

He said his intention is to "call attention to the serious harm our divided political climate is causing to critical issues, including the serious need to address the decline of American manufacturing". Blankfein tweeted on Monday morning: "Lincoln: 'A house divided against itself can not stand.' Isolate those who try to separate us". William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said he couldn't "think of a parallel example" of any president responding as viciously as ...

Money Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure
Author: 0 Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure

Kevin Plank , the founder and chief executive of Under Armour Inc ., said he would step down from a White House manufacturing-advisory council, the second CEO to depart the forum in the wake of President Donald Trump's response to violent demonstrations.

Money Former ROH Tag Team Reunites At NXT Takeover Tonight
Author: 0 Former ROH Tag Team Reunites At NXT Takeover Tonight

Cole, the only three-time world champion in Ring of Honor's history and a former member of Bullet Club , arrived on the scene on Saturday at TakeOver to a raucous ovation after Drew McIntyre became the new NXT Champion . This special NXT pay-per-view will feature five matches in total, including three championship matches. Judging by this potential stable and attack on McIntyre, Cole may already be at the head of the roster.

Author: 0 Discovery Communications, Inc. Shares See a Change of -1.83% This Week

A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in DISCA . Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC raised its stake in shares of Discovery Communications by 42.2% in the second quarter. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was first published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of U.S.

Author: 0 Intel CEO Steps Down From Trump's Manufacturing Council

But McMillon, whose business has customers on all sides of the political spectrum, plans to stay on a separate Trump advisory panel and said that the president's follow-up remarks on Monday that named white supremacists were a step in the right direction.

Author: 0 Under Armour CEO, others resign from Trump's council

He appeared to criticize the president for not explicitly condemning and disavowing white supremacists in response to the violence in Charlottesville , Va. Earlier Wednesday, the CEOs of Under Armour, Intel, Merck quit earlier this week. Musk resigned from the President's Council in June because of disagreements with the Trump administration's policy on climate change.

Money Idaho unemployment drops to 3 percent, lowest since 2008
Author: 0 Idaho unemployment drops to 3 percent, lowest since 2008

The agency says nonfarm jobs grew by 4,300 with the trade, transportation and utilities sectors accounting for about 1,700 of those jobs. The Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium region of the north state, which includes Butte, Del Norte, Lassen, Nevada, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties, increased its unemployment rate by 0.4 percent to 6.2 percent for those counties combined.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Increases Position in GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP)

The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Thursday, November 2nd. As of the end of the quarter Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership had sold a total of 191,271 shares trimming its holdings by 76.2%. increased its stake in shares of GAIN Capital Holdings by 6.0% in the first quarter. LSV Asset Management increased its stake in shares of GAIN Capital Holdings by 103.7% in the first quarter.

Money Merck's Frazier resigns from Trump's advisory board
Author: 0 Merck's Frazier resigns from Trump's advisory board

The exchange came after the White House rejected criticism of Trump's response to the violence. Democrats and Republicans criticized Trump for waiting too long to address the violence - his first major domestic crisis as president - and for failing when he did speak out to explicitly condemn white-supremacist marchers who ignited the melee.