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Money Council OKs tax on soda, sugary drinks
Author: 0 Council OKs tax on soda, sugary drinks

Though many councilmembers expressed interest in revisiting the diet drink debate down the line, diet drinks remained excluded from the final tax, a move that many critics called regressive. Keep Seattle Livable for All, a coalition representing more than 200 concerned citizens, small businesses, and community organizations opposed the beverage tax.

Money Southwest Airlines 72-hour sale offers round trips for under $100
Author: 0 Southwest Airlines 72-hour sale offers round trips for under $100

It has underperformed by 26.30% the S&P500. Palladium Partners Llc sold 32,795 shares as Southwest Airls Co Com (LUV)'s stock rose 1.26%. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 118,740 shares of company stock worth $6,923,568. The airline reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.01. Equities analysts anticipate that Southwest Airlines will post $3.82 EPS for the current year.

Money Uber, Lyft service in upstate NY, Long Island to begin service
Author: 0 Uber, Lyft service in upstate NY, Long Island to begin service

This court order means San Francisco and Uber will enter another legal battle, given that they are already in a fight over San Francisco's requests for drivers' names and addresses. Uber has called the city's demands an invasion of driver privacy. Lyft was reviewing the subpoena and said, "We also have a track record of working with policy makers who regulate us".

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: A glimpse at June's biggest tech event

The event - WWDC 2017 - was actually meant for developers and the software like the iOS 11 and macOS was supposed to be the highlight of it. Just like the iMac, the Apple MacBooks too got the updates . Colour options on offer are: Space Grey, Rose Gold, Gold and Silver. San Jose: Apple has introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro at the ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ).

Author: 0 Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshes 12.9-inch model

Also, a new feature has been added which will let users click stills while shooting live videos. So how will the new iPad Pro models offer a different user experience together with the iOS 11 coming this fall? WWDC 2017: Apple unveiled the all-new App Store, designed from the ground up to make discovering apps and games easier.

Author: 0 Qatar row: Saudi revokes Qatar Airways' licence

Saudi Arabia and allies including Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar on Monday, accusing the Gulf state of supporting extremism. "A potential risk to monitor might be that Qatar will view this as being provided with less encouragement to comply with the agreed production quota", said Jameel Ahmad of futures brokerage FXTM.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple Announces iOS 11, HomePod and 10.5-inch iPad Pro

Most AR apps will not be available until iOS 11 is available in the fall. On the software front, RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani expects the iOS 11 - the next operating system for Apple's iPhones and iPads - to get an overhaul that will accommodate the anticipated removal of the home button from the 10th anniversary model of the iPhone due out later this year.

Money China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal: Prime Minister Li Keqiang
Author: 0 China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal: Prime Minister Li Keqiang

Li and the heads of the European Union are expected to exchange views on trade, climate change and migration. The European Union and China failed on Friday to reach agreement on the problem of steel overcapacity and the EU's stance towards Chinese dumping, despite "narrowing differences".

Author: 0 Boris Johnson 'shudders' to think of Corbyn entering Downing Street

Theresa May remains voters' preferred choice for prime minister although her personal rating is down six points on 50%. Seven people were killed when terrorists attacked the London Bridge area of the city on Saturday night, June 3. Last week Jim Messina, a former White House deputy chief of staff who joined the Tory campaign in April, hit back at YouGov research that suggested May could lose 20 seats - and her majority.

Money Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump

Several courts have used Trump's statements throughout last year's general election and after his inauguration, both online and off, to determine the intent behind his first executive order that temporarily banned travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, and what the president calls a "watered down" version of that order with restrictions on just six Muslim-majority nations.

Money Subway passengers trapped in dark, hot train for an hour
Author: 0 Subway passengers trapped in dark, hot train for an hour

That prompted a chorus of Twitter snark from commuters from " business as usual then ", to "FIX THE TRAINS!,"are any trains on time today!? or yesterday? or ever?!" Passengers were left clawing at the door in a panicked effort to escape when the train was finally pushed into another station with the power still being out.

Money Contractor charged with leaking classified NSA info on Russian hacking
Author: 0 Contractor charged with leaking classified NSA info on Russian hacking

She is a contractor with Pluribus International Corporation and had been employed at an NSA facility in Georgia since February, reports NBC News . In late October, the hackers sent emails to 122 addresses tied to "local government organizations", the document says, adding that "officials involved in the management of voter registration systems" were the likely targets.

Author: 0 IOS 11: Here's What To Expect From Apple's Most Advanced Software Ever

A fresh video from YouTube channel EverythingApplePro walks us through some of the most important changes in iOS 11 . The full release will debut with - we imagine - Apple's new iPhone 8 this September. The Siri watchface uses machine learning to determine what information is most useful to you at a given point in time. The SIRI will now have a new interface too.

Author: 0 Apple Unveils iOS 11 At WWDC 2017

The 10.5-inch iPad Pro rocks a native resolution of 2224x1668 (264 PPI) with 20% more screen real estate over the 9.7-inch model, and 40% smaller bezels. There are 375 million devices using Siri across the world and for iOS 11 the digital assistant gets a much needed update. The all new Files app makes managing files easier on the new iPads.

Author: 0 Algeria calls on Arab states to resolve differences by dialogue

The Saudis accused Qatar of supporting "Iranian-backed terrorist groups" operating in the kingdom's eastern province and Bahrain , as well as "terrorist groups aiming to destabilize the region", including the Muslim Brotherhood, Islamic State and al-Qaeda.

Author: 0 Oil Prices Drop 5 Percent after OPEC Meeting in Vienna

The benchmark 10-year yield was down 1 basis point on Thursday at 2.26 percent. Opec , a group of mainly Middle Eastern countries led by Saudi Arabia , was joined last week by Russian Federation - one of the biggest producers - when it agreed to continue supply cuts into next year to try to end a three-year glut.

Author: 0 Malta's Labour Party declares election victory

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat won a second term in office after calling a snap parliamentary election last month to counter allegations of corruption against his wife and some of his political allies. Muscat, who has been premier since 2013, went to the polls a year early after his wife was implicated in one of a series of alleged corruption cases.

Money ExxonMobil adds deepwater block off Equatorial Guinea
Author: 0 ExxonMobil adds deepwater block off Equatorial Guinea

The production-sharing contract with Exxon is for a block next to the Zafiro field, operated by the US oil supermajor. Equatorial Guinea is the third largest producer of oil in Sub-Saharan Africa. "For the first time, the 2017 Bid Round sought new ideas and fresh approaches from the diverse community of oil independents, who have delivered so much elsewhere in West Africa".

Author: 0 Apple's New HomePod Looks Fine As Hell

Apple could debut the speaker as soon as its annual developer conference in June, but the device will not be ready to ship until later in the year, the people said. Apple will also likely let third-party services build products for the speaker. Margins, however, suffered into the quarter ended March 2017, even though the larger cousin of the iPhone 7 propelled Apple to its biggest every sales quarter for the quarter ended December 2016.

Money Trump Officials Push for Atlantic Oil Exploration Using Harmful Seismic Blasting
Author: 0 Trump Officials Push for Atlantic Oil Exploration Using Harmful Seismic Blasting

The Trump administration is considering letting companies use seismic air guns to look for oil and gas deposits below the Atlantic Ocean, outraging environmentalists and coastal towns and resorts. The WesternGeco application submitted in 2015 to NOAA described a work plan for 208 days, with the 234.5'x55'x7'x21′ survey ship Western Pride working from a point off the coast of Maryland down to 50 miles east of St.

Author: 0 Apple unveils new technology at WWDC in San Jose

There's likely to be comparisons to the Amazon Echo and Google Home , but Homepod is different. Apple vice president Phil Schiller said the Siri team at Apple had tuned the assistant into a "musicologist" that learns the tastes of listeners and gets songs from the internet cloud.

Money Google and Facebook Join Cities in Challenging Trump on Climate
Author: 0 Google and Facebook Join Cities in Challenging Trump on Climate

Under the agreement, which entered into force a year ago, the U.S. voluntarily committed to reduce its carbon emissions by 26 to 28 per cent by 2025, compared to 2005 levels. "Just because we got out of a club doesn't mean we don't care about it". This apart, last week some 22 Senators had argued for President Trump to withdraw from the Accord.

Money Lyft shows just how serious it is about self-driving cars
Author: 0 Lyft shows just how serious it is about self-driving cars

Both Nutonomy and Lyft are relatively inexperienced when it comes to actually transporting passengers in self-driving vehicles, as Nutonomy CEO and co-founder Karl Iagnemma noted on the call. Those who agree may be picked up by autonomous cars manned by safety drivers - humans behind the wheel who can resume manual control of the vehicle if needed.

Money Ashley Bacon Sells 6514 Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Stock
Author: 0 Ashley Bacon Sells 6514 Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Stock

It is down 33.74% since June 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500. Cambrex Corporation (NYSE:CBM) had an increase of 2.64% in short interest. Therefore 52% are positive. Analysts expect that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post $6.71 EPS for the current year. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $750 target in Friday, October 23 report.

Money S.Africa in recession as economy shrinks 0.7% in Q1
Author: 0 S.Africa in recession as economy shrinks 0.7% in Q1

Africa's most developed economy contracted by 0.7 percent in the first quarter after shrinking by 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of past year, the statistics agency said. The South African rand was down by 1.1% at 12.8473 per dollar at 8:16 a.m. ET. In April it lost its investment grade, however, when the world's two major rating agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgraded South Africa's sovereign debt to junk status .

Author: 0 IMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro updated for all-new Intel

The updated iMac features Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. Apple's Fusion Drive storage system is now standard on all 27-inch iMacs and can be specced on the 21.5-inch models. "The 21.5" 4K iMac now starts at $1299, as well.

Money Snap buys location-based analytics startup Placed
Author: 0 Snap buys location-based analytics startup Placed

Placed called itself the leader in "location-based attribution" in a blog post announcing the acquisition on Monday, and noted that to date it has measured $500 million in advertising spend related to store visits. It rebranded itself as a camera company before going public earlier this year . They paid over $110 million dollars to acquire mobile search app Vurb .

Money British Airways commissions independent study of IT outage
Author: 0 British Airways commissions independent study of IT outage

British Airways' parent company has confirmed that human error caused an IT meltdown that left 75,000 passengers stranded over a holiday weekend last month. "It is hard for me to understand how to make a mistake in reconnecting the power". The email said: "This resulted in the total immediate loss of power to the facility, bypassing the backup generators and batteries..." This action "caused physical damage to the servers and distribution panels".

Money Veritable LP Has Increased Holding in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (BMY)
Author: 0 Veritable LP Has Increased Holding in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (BMY)

Prentiss Smith & Co Inc sold 7,671 shares as Bristol ( BMY)'s stock declined 1.04%. Samuels Theodore R. II bought $681,240 worth of stock or 12,000 shares. Boston Prns holds 0.01% or 82,000 shares. Wasatch Advsrs Incorporated holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Lendingtree Inc ( NASDAQ :TREE) for 34,407 shares.

Author: 0 Apple announces smart speaker HomePod to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

Drivers will still be able to use Apple CarPlay, of course, in cars that are equipped with it. Apple CarPlay is a auto interface specifically created to allow drivers to hear and respond to text messages using voice commands and to safely use other iPhone features while driving.it's available from a number of automobile manufacturers, including General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, BMW and Honda, and works through a computer screen in the vehicle.

Author: 0 Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Given "Hold" Rating at Shore Capital

Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH) has 0.00% since June 2, 2016 and is. Finally, Macquarie reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a GBX 2,100 ($26.97) price objective on shares of Wpp Plc in a research note on Friday, April 7th. Marketwired.com's news article titled: "Sophos Group plc: Results for the year-ended 31 March 2017" with publication date: May 17, 2017 was also an interesting one.

Author: 0 The Coolest Stuff Apple Announced Today At WWDC 2017

Ann Thai gives a tour of the completely redesigned App Store - now with original editorial content and new Today, Games and Apps tabs. Desktop: Apple also announced a new iMac Pro, which will cost $4,999 and will be available in December.

Author: 0 Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

In February this year, state-run Xinhua news agency has quoted China Banking Association as saying that the country s bad loans totalled to a whopping Dollars 220 billion last year. But growth has repeatedly dipped faster than planners wanted, raising the risk of politically unsafe job losses. Moody's cited the likelihood of a "material rise" in economy-wide debt and the burden that it will place on the state's finances.

Author: 0 Graphic Packaging International Corp Stock as Institutional Investors Enter

Also, the number of active investment managers holding Graphic Packaging Holding Co in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number. If you are reading this report on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of global trademark and copyright legislation. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright legislation.

Author: 0 Police release remaining people arrested after London attack without charge

Armed Police officers stand guard on London Bridge in central London , Saturday, June 3, 2017 . Friends and family lost contacts with Echeverria since then despite all efforts, including giving information to Spanish diplomatic sources, the British police, health services and the HSBC bank where he works.

Author: 0 Apple unveils 'HomePod' connected speaker at WWDC

Siri, the company's almost-forgotten, voice-activated assistant, has always been outdone and eclipsed by Amazon and Google's hardware assistants. Security and privacy are fundamental to the design of Apple hardware, software and services.

Money British Airways operating full flight schedule
Author: 0 British Airways operating full flight schedule

In a statement the airline said that a full schedule of flights was running from Gatwick and they meant to operate a full long-haul schedule and a "high proportion" of its short-haul programme at Heathrow. BA would fully honor its compensation obligations, Cruz said. The spokesperson added that flights for bookings under 50kg were opened on Sunday, with more opened on Monday.

Money San Francisco subpoenas records on Uber, Lyft driving practices
Author: 0 San Francisco subpoenas records on Uber, Lyft driving practices

The CPUC regulates ride-hailing companies. The sweeping request includes hours and miles logged by drivers, driver incentives, traffic infractions and city zip codes visited by drivers. According to the authorities, the cars driving for Uber and Lyft often jam the streets, as well as invade bicycle lanes and double-park while they wait for their passengers, according to the city.

Money IAG boss backs Cruz over British Airways IT meltdown
Author: 0 IAG boss backs Cruz over British Airways IT meltdown

It was a failure of electrical power to our IT systems. According to the Mail , alternative power sources such as batteries and a generator also failed. The Financial Times reports that ba.com prompts claimants to "make a claim with (the) travel insurer in the first instance". "I think it's clear we're heading to what looks to be a very ugly divorce at the moment", he said.

Author: 0 Oil futures climb 1 percent after USA stockpile draw

CPC calculates its weekly fuel prices based on a weighted oil price formula made up of 70 percent Dubai crude and 30 percent Brent crude. Prices came under renewed pressure during European trading with fresh consideration of President Trump's overnight decision to withdraw the USA from the 2015 Paris Climate Accord.

Money South Africa's Datatec lifted by sale of Americas business to Synnex
Author: 0 South Africa's Datatec lifted by sale of Americas business to Synnex

South African tech giant Datatec has confirmed that they will be selling Westcon-Comstor for R10.5 billion ($830 million). SYNNEX will also acquire 10% of Westcon International for $30 million and have an option to acquire a further 10% within 12 months after completion of this deal.

Author: 0 Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis

The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US -led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar, which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base. The air route between Doha and Dubai is popular among business travelers and both are major transit hubs for travelers between Asia and Europe. "Qatar Airways has suspended all flights to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia", the airline stated.

Money Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain

The Australians left Birmingham straight after the game for the bus trip to London where they will face Bangladesh in a must-win game on Monday at The Oval. He played late, took chances when the odds were in his favour, manipulated the field and, when he tried to go big, he always had a well-constructed back-up safety shot.

Author: 0 Pioneer Floating Rate Trust (PHD) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.06

Stockholders of record on Friday, June 23rd will be paid a dividend of 0.07 per share by the investment management company on Friday, June 30th. The company's stock had a trading volume of 179,967 shares. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund ( EVV ) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds" was first reported by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem.

Money UAE, Saudi banks hold off on Qatar deals
Author: 0 UAE, Saudi banks hold off on Qatar deals

Both Qatar and Saudi Arabia are the major destinations of Bangladeshi workers. Kristian Ulrichsen, a Gulf expert at the US-based Baker Institute, said if Qatar's land borders and air space were closed for any length of time "it would wreak havoc on the timeline and delivery" of the World Cup.

Author: 0 OppenheimerFunds Inc. Cuts Position in Shopify Inc (US) (SHOP)

Analysts expect Shopify Inc (US) (NYSE:SHOP) to report $-0.21 EPS on August, 2.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 110.00 % from last quarter's $-0.1 EPS. Wedbush lifted their price target on Shopify Inc (US) from $85.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd.

Money Portland train suspect: 'I hope everyone I stabbed died'
Author: 0 Portland train suspect: 'I hope everyone I stabbed died'

Court papers state that in the patrol auto, Christian confessed to the murders and said, "I can die a happy man", The Associated Press reported . SIEGEL: Now, this was Christian's arraignment. " I call it patriotism ". A stranger intervened, telling Christian he couldn't disrespect the girls in such a way, she said.

Author: 0 Americans Want The Senate To Rewrite The AHCA

Here are highlights of the poll, as explained by Mollyann Brodie , senior vice president of Public Opinion Research at Kaiser. In their home states Senators continue to face angry crowds at town halls. Fifty-one percent said it fulfilled some pledges. "As much as I'd love to go back and scrap the whole darn thing, we're simply unable to do that", Ernst said, according to the Wednesday CBS report .

Author: 0 British Airways IT crash: Passengers face third day of disruption

Cruz apologized in a video statement, saying: "I know this has been a awful time for customers". BA cancelled all its flights out of Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday after the IT failure, which shut down all of the carrier's check-in and operational systems and affected call centers and its website .

Author: 0 Latest Stocks: AmTrust Financial Services Inc (AFSI) Downgraded by TheStreet to C

BlackRock Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of AmTrust Financial Services by 10.3% in the third quarter. While the company's share hit the 52 week high on 12/19/16 stationing the value of $28.48. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 29th. On 2/11/2016 AmTrust Financial Services announced a quarterly dividend of $0.15 2.46% with an ex dividend date of 3/30/2016 which will be payable on ...