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White Christmas CONFIRMED: Snow WILL fall in festive flurry

White Christmas CONFIRMED: Snow WILL fall in festive flurry Some forecast models are predicting a "wintery mix" storm of snow and sleet in the Hill Country on December 23, which could translate into a white Christmas for San Antonio and Austin if the weather holds out. We have nothing different for today, tomorrow and even Friday . "We've got very cold air digging south across the Atlantic and as that comes up against milder air, a big temperature contras... [Full Article...]

Cedar Hill Associates LLC Sells 3240 Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

It has outperformed by 7.97% the S&P500. 133.74 million shares or 1.45% less from 135.71 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Three Corner Global Investors Lp bought 15,700 shares as the company's stock rose 3.78% with the market. Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its stake in shares of NXP Semiconductors by 0.6% in the second quarter. Loomis Sayles & Company LP reported 0% of its portf... [Full Article...]

FCC to neutralize the net

FCC to neutralize the net The bill also directs the FCC to enforce the legislation by setting up an inbox for net neutrality complaints and adjudicating them. In a Mozilla-sponsored poll last May, for example, three-quarters of the population expressed no confidence that either the Trump administration or Congress would defend their right to internet access. [Full Article...]

Wall Street higher as investors await tax-cut benefits

Wall Street higher as investors await tax-cut benefits Wells Fargo WFC.N jumped 2.44 percent, JPMorgan JPM.N 1.5 percent and Goldman Sachs GS.N 2.3 percent, lifting the financial index .SPSY 0.9 percent. The Communication Workers of America, the union that represents many of those frontline workers, had demanded that employers guarantee the yearly $4,000 household wage increase that Republican lawmakers asserted would be the outcome of the tax cut.... [Full Article...]

Georgia PSC approves Vogtle completion

Georgia PSC approves Vogtle completion The project, co-owned by Georgia Power , Oglethorpe Power , MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities, has been plagued by delays and spiraling costs, compounded when the main contractor filed for bankruptcy. The tax bill also does not include a provision to extend a credit for nuclear power projects to those placed in service after January 1, 2021, when the current federal production tax credit for n... [Full Article...]

Long Island Iced Tea Corp changes name to Long Blockchain

Long Island Iced Tea Corp changes name to Long Blockchain The company will still sell iced tea. Shares of the previously money-losing company known as Bioptix rose in recent weeks after it rebranded itself as Riot Blockchain . CEO Philip Thomas in a statement. The Farmingdale, N.Y., company's stock was up almost $193.3% at $7.16 in afternoon trading, moving the firm out of penny stock territory and making it latest company whose financial fortunes h... [Full Article...]

Ryanair shares trade lower as airline confirms Union recognition in writing

Ryanair shares trade lower as airline confirms Union recognition in writing Despite Ryanair's offer to talk with unions, VC said Ryanair had refused to accept two members of a delegation that the union nominated to hold talks with management. Ryanair said it planned to operate all its flights. IMPACT had given the airline a midday deadline saying that strike action could be renewed if an agreement was not delivered. [Full Article...]

Facebook says its age-based recruitment ads aren't discriminatory

Facebook says its age-based recruitment ads aren't discriminatory In addition, certain employers want to attract retirees, or recruit for jobs with specific age restrictions like the military or airline pilots. Under U.S. Verizon did not respond to requests for comment. "It helps employers recruit and people of all ages find work", Rob Goldman , a Facebook Vice President said. [Full Article...]

SUV mows down 19 pedestrians in Melbourne

SUV mows down 19 pedestrians in Melbourne Victoria state police said they had arrested the driver of the vehicle after it "collided with a number of pedestrians" in downtown Melbourne at a busy intersection just before 5pm local time (0600 GMT). A second man was also arrested at the scene in Melbourne. The off duty sergeant acted heroically, Mr Patton said, suffering injuries as he fought with the driver and was also taken to hospital. [Full Article...]

Bombardier faces huge USA tariffs amid trade row

Bombardier faces huge USA tariffs amid trade row The move comes as the United States, Canada and Mexico are involved in a three-way negotiation to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). "But we can't compete with companies funded and backed by governments", Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and chief executive officer Kevin McAllister told the tribunal. [Full Article...]

Part of Federation Square to be demolished for Apple flagship store

Part of Federation Square to be demolished for Apple flagship store A new Apple store is opening up in Federation Square in Melbourne , Australia, the location of the store is in a public place and in the heart of the city. Angela Ahrendts, Apple's retail chief, told The Australian: " Apple Federation Square respects the original vision for the plaza, with a bespoke design concept and extensive landscaping bringing increased opportunities for the community to... [Full Article...]

UK's newest and biggest aircraft carrier springs a leak

UK's newest and biggest aircraft carrier springs a leak Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, attended the Commissioning Ceremony of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth , the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy. Weighing a colossal 65,000 tonnes, the Queen Elizabeth is 919ft long with a flight deck of four acres - space for three football pitches. It can travel in an excess speed of 25 knots. [Full Article...]

Commerce sets final duties on Bombardier totaling nearly 300 percent

Commerce sets final duties on Bombardier totaling nearly 300 percent The trade dispute has ensnared Delta Air Lines , which agreed to buy at least 75 of the 100-150 seat jets from Bombardier in 2016. In a response the Commerce decision, Bombardier stated: "The evidence presented Monday at the U.S. "It is beyond all reason that Boeing could be threatened with injury in a market segment it exited over a decade ago". Boeing argues that Bombardier signed a deal to... [Full Article...]

Woman fined $350 for writing negative hotel stay review

Woman fined $350 for writing negative hotel stay review Katrina Arthur says that soon after they arrived for their getaway trip, the couple smelled what appeared to be a sewer, found the water pressure wasn't working, the air conditioner was faulty and discovered hairs and dirt in their bed. . The state alleges the hotel violated Indiana's Deceptive Consumer Sales Act by enforcing a customer review policy that is "unfair, abusive, and deceptive". [Full Article...]

Greedy Capitalist Pigs Celebrate Massive Tax Break … by Giving Employees More Money

Greedy Capitalist Pigs Celebrate Massive Tax Break … by Giving Employees More Money The House passed the $1.5 trillion tax bill on Wednesday on a 224-201 vote, sending the legislation to the White House for Mr. Trump's signature. The announcement comes more than a month after AT&T proposed a $85 billion merger with Time Warner - a deal the Trump administration has blocked with a lawsuit . [Full Article...]

Chick-fil-A comes to rescue during Atlanta airport's power outage

Chick-fil-A comes to rescue during Atlanta airport's power outage A fire was blamed for the outage that cut electricity for most of Sunday, prompting the Federal Aviation Administration to issue a ground stop at the airport. Passengers with tickets dated December 17 are being advised to re-print their tickets before traveling. Delta was the hardest-hit airline from the outage, accounting for most of the canceled flights. [Full Article...]

Blackberry CEO on Why His Company Beat Earnings Estimates

Blackberry CEO on Why His Company Beat Earnings Estimates The net loss amounted to United States dollars 275 million or USD 0.52 per share (basic and diluted), widening also year-on-year from the loss of 117 million, and moving away from the profit of 19 million in the second quarter. BlackBerry recently signed deals for work on next-generation automotive systems with chipmaker Qualcomm as well as technology companies Denso and Aptiv Plc. [Full Article...]

Home Sales at 11-Year High Stateside

Home Sales at 11-Year High Stateside The decline in sales in the West was even more dramatic given that condo/coop sales in the West surged an astonishing 23.5 percent. The increase was driven by condo/coop sales, which rose 14.3 percent from October to 720,000 units (SAAR). [Full Article...]

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Has Plan To Buy Panthers, And Athletes Want In

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Has Plan To Buy Panthers, And Athletes Want In The Panthers are no longer involved in the investigation, and the league has not commented on whether or not its investigation will continue in light of Richardson's announcement. Hours later, Richardson announced he would sell the team . A portion of the team's Sunday statement said that the Panthers were "committed to ensuring a safe, comfortable and diverse work environment where all... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Tweeted Out His Phone Number

Elon Musk Tweeted Out His Phone Number The accidental tweet also led to speculations about Musk trying to recruit Carmack or looking for a cooperation between Oculus with any of his businesses, which include Tesla , SpaceX and the OpenAI. It's one of two secret recordings that can be found by calling phone numbers hidden in the game. "By the Gods you've done it", the message says. Listen to the message here (the first few seco... [Full Article...]


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