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Officials react to Alabama Toyota-Mazda plant announcement Officials react to Alabama Toyota-Mazda plant announcement
- January 11, 2018

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joined Mazda (MZDAF) and Toyota leaders today to announce the automakers have selected Huntsville, Alabama as the site of their new joint-venture manufacturing plant. Toyota and Mazda Motor Corp. also plan to work together on various advanced auto technology, such as electric vehicles, safety features and connected cars, as well as products that they could supply each other, they said. (more...)
Packers to name Pettine defensive coordinator Packers to name Pettine defensive coordinator
- January 11, 2018

Jets under Rex Ryan and one season in Buffalo as DC under Doug Marrone. But Pettine has some pelts on his wall as a coordinator, most notably in his four years with the Jets and Rex Ryan. It was reported earlier in the week that Philbin was interviewing with his former team and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Philbin will be the new offensive coordinator. (more...)
Oil Prices Hit Three-Year Highs on Growth, Geopolitics Oil Prices Hit Three-Year Highs on Growth, Geopolitics
- January 10, 2018

Reinstating economic sanctions could limit Iran's oil exports. "The fact that the crude benchmarks are establishing highest levels since spring of 2015 on very little fresh fundamental input continues to suggest a strong market underpinning", said Jim Ritterbusch, president of Ritterbusch & Associates, in a Tuesday note. (more...)
Planes collide at Toronto airport, causing fire, evacuation Planes collide at Toronto airport, causing fire, evacuation
- January 09, 2018

Westjet Flight 2425 from Cancun, Mexico, carrying 168 passengers and six crew members had just landed in the Toronto airport when the collision happened. 'Out of nowhere there was an audible crunch and the plane rocked slightly, ' reports CBC News . "The plane backed up into us and after a couple of seconds, it ignited", said Pavlović. (more...)
International Olympic Committee extends North Korea's Winter Olympics participation decision 'deadline' International Olympic Committee extends North Korea's Winter Olympics participation decision 'deadline'
- January 09, 2018

South Korean officials say they will focus in the talks on Olympic cooperation before moving onto more hard political and military issues. "For North Korea to achieve its desired effects and to attract attention, it will have to dispatch its beauty cheering squad", said An Chan Il, a defector-turned-researcher who heads the World Institute for North Korea Studies. (more...)
Can California preserve net neutrality? Lawmakers pledge to try Can California preserve net neutrality? Lawmakers pledge to try
- January 09, 2018

Internet Association president Michael Beckerman said the FCC action voted December 14 "defies the will of a bipartisan majority of Americans and fails to preserve a free and open internet ". The U.S. Senate will hold a vote on net neutrality - albeit a symbolic one. The commission did adopt new rules requiring that internet providers disclose the way they handle traffic, but net neutrality advocates say that they are insufficient . (more...)
Short Interest in Marathon Oil Co. (MRO) Drops By 12.7%
- January 07, 2018

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $81.41. About 130,916 shares traded. Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) has risen 5.51% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Whittier Tru Of Nevada has 138 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Murphy Oil Corporation (Murphy) is an oil and gas exploration and production company. (more...)
Captain Marvel casts actor DeWanda Wise Captain Marvel casts actor DeWanda Wise
- January 07, 2018

After Black Panther , I just want to time jump to March 8, 2019 . Monica Rambeau was a beat cop who, after being bombarded by extra-dimensional energy, gained powers and became the superhero Captain Marvel , later taking on the mantles of Photon, Pulsar, and Spectrum. (more...)
Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18 Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18
- January 06, 2018

Per capita income to fall too India's per capita income, a gauge for measuring living standard, is likely to witness a slower growth of 8.3 per cent at Rs 1,11,782 in FY 2017-18. Worldwide rating agency Standard and Poor's had kept the growth outlook for India "stable" and rated the world's third-largest economy 'BBB-' in its latest report in November. (more...)
Black Ice, Dangerous Wind Chills Continue Next Few Days Black Ice, Dangerous Wind Chills Continue Next Few Days
- January 06, 2018

A Wind Chill Warning is in effect for all of central and northern NY from late Thursday evening right through Sunday morning. TONIGHT: Temperatures tonight will still be cold, but we will see improvements from last night under mostly cloudy skies. (more...)
Storm Eleanor to batter East Devon - weather warning in place Storm Eleanor to batter East Devon - weather warning in place
- January 03, 2018

Flying debris could lead to injuries or danger to life, while some damage to buildings is likely, it has said. Public transport may be disrupted or cancelled and some bridges are likely to be closed. "Any flooding is expected to coincide with periods of high tide". "If you have to travel, check your route before setting off and please do not walk or drive through flood water - just 30cm can move a vehicle". (more...)
Hoda Kotb Named 'Today' Co-Anchor, Replacing Matt Lauer Hoda Kotb Named 'Today' Co-Anchor, Replacing Matt Lauer
- January 03, 2018

News Chairman Andy Lack announced that Kotb will co-anchor the first two hours of the show, according to the network. Kotb will continue to co-host the show's fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford . Multiple outlets have noted that after Lauer's departure, with Kotb taking his place at the anchor desk, Today's ratings didn't show any sign of a drop - instead, they surged higher . (more...)
US Customs computers outage causes delays for airport travelers US Customs computers outage causes delays for airport travelers
- January 02, 2018

According to CBP, the outage began at 7:30 p.m. and ended at approximately 9:30 p.m. Photos posted on social networks by stranded passengers showed long lines at New York's JFK and Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson. CBP took immediate action to address the technology disruption. Other airports, including Denver International Airport, also said they were affected. (more...)
Padmavati Release Row : Sanjay Leela Bhansali agrees to change name to Padmavat Padmavati Release Row : Sanjay Leela Bhansali agrees to change name to Padmavat
- January 01, 2018

The film, based on the life of Rajput queen Padmini, has run into trouble with Rajput groups alleging that it distorts history. Joshi reportedly said that filmmakers had agreed to the CBFC's suggestions, but no official comment was issued by Viacom18. (more...)
South Korea Plans Measures To Curb Virtual Currency Speculation South Korea Plans Measures To Curb Virtual Currency Speculation
- December 30, 2017

As per the latest reports in the industry, the South Korean government is planning to bring new rules into practice in order to regulate digital currency trading in the country. The South Korean government is also anxious that putting regulations on cryptocurrencies could have the effect of legitimizing them in the eyes of everyday people, who have recently been swept up in the cryptocurrency craze. (more...)
'Tiger Zinda Hai' gives tough competition to 'Baahubali 2' on Box Office 'Tiger Zinda Hai' gives tough competition to 'Baahubali 2' on Box Office
- December 30, 2017

Getting benefit of long weekends with Christmas and New Year holidays, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif's movie is getting good box office earning figures amid mixed reviews from the audience and the critics. " Tiger Zinda Hai ", directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Yash Raj Films , there seems to be no pause button. Let's wait and watch. The movie is a sequel to Kabir Khan's " Ek Tha Tiger " (2012), which also had the same actors in the leading roles. (more...)
Look out for a Wolf Moon over Manchester this New Year Look out for a Wolf Moon over Manchester this New Year
- December 30, 2017

The second full moon in the month is called a "Blue" Moon . As NASA explains it: "The Moon will lose its brightness and take on an eerie, fainter-than-normal glow from the scant sunlight that makes its way through Earth's atmosphere". A blue moon is the term given to a full moon that occurs twice in the same month and only happens about once every two-and-a-half to three years, though it typically doesn't actually look any different than any other full moon. (more...)
Amtrak should go back where it came from Amtrak should go back where it came from
- December 25, 2017

The NTSB's findings are based on the locomotive event data recorder and inward and outward-facing cameras on the train. The recordings included comments by the engineer about six seconds before the derailment about "an over speed condition", the NTSB said in a statement. (more...)
Modesto Shoppers Flock to the Mall for Last-Minute Purchases, Time with Santa Modesto Shoppers Flock to the Mall for Last-Minute Purchases, Time with Santa
- December 25, 2017

Waiting until the last minute isn't something she really wanted to do. "But it's actually not as bad as I thought it was going to be". "And a lot of people are coming out. Procrastinators don't fear! There were still parking spots available, which is good news for everyone, whether you're just swinging by to pick up an online order, or if you chose today to start your shopping. (more...)
The First 5G Specs Have Been Approved By 3GPP The First 5G Specs Have Been Approved By 3GPP
- December 24, 2017

Standards group 3GPP recently agreed upon the first official specification for 5G New Radio which will become the foundation for the majority of 5G-enabled products in the coming year. These layers have been standardized in the first specifications as the building blocks of 5G NR. 5G global standardization is expected to be completed by 2019. (more...)