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Uber Co-Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as CEO


Uber was not immediately available to comment outside regular USA working hours. He will, however, remain on Uber's board of directors, unnamed sources have told the newspaper. Uber is now valued at approximately $70 billion, making it the highest-valued private technology company in the U.S. With a almost $7.5 billion valuation, rival ride-sharing firm Lyft trails behind Uber , but it's gaining share of Uber's control over the market. Read More »

Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday

As Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR described the Senate version, "They may put cosmetic changes on it, but the lipstick they're putting on this pig is just making it messier". And while Senate Democrats have been loudly critical of leadership's secrecy, even some republicans are taking issue with how the bill came to be. Read More »

Trump calls Warmbier's death 'total disgrace'

China-based Koryo Tours, which has been going to North Korea since 1993 and takes about 2,000 tourists there a year, said the tragedy had prompted it to reconsider taking U.S. President Donald Trump said efforts by China to rein in North Korea have "not worked", signaling he may take a more aggressive approach to counter the hermit kingdom and its nuclear ambitions. Read More »

Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray, seeks support for presidential election

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said the Sena would not be interested in supporting the BJP nominee if he had been chosen only because he is a Dalit. The Mumbai visit is part of the country-wide tour programme undertaken by Shah from April to September, party sources said. Sena had earlier proposed the names of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and veteran agriculturist M S Swaminathan. Read More »

Recent Analyst Updates on Fmsa Holdings Inc (FMSA)

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on FMSA. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "buy" rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Comparatively, FMSA posted earnings of $-0.03 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. The stock of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA) is a huge mover today! WARNING: This piece was first published by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of ... Read More »

United Airlines converts 100-jet Boeing order into 737 MAX 10s


Meanwhile, new civilian aircraft manufacturers are coming into the market, with Canada's Bombardier , Brazil's Embraer, China's COMAC and Russia's Irkut claiming a market share. The airplane has the capacity to carry up to 230 passengers . Together with aerodynamic improvements, Airbus said the planes will be 13 percent cheaper to operate on a per seat basis from current models. Read More »

Chik-fil-A unveils new gluten-free bun option


Chick-fil-A's new gluten-free buns - which are made with "ancient grains" and sweetened with molasses and raisins - don't come cheap, either. However, this will mean that gluten-free diners will have to assemble their own sandwiches before they can dive in, so don't be surprised when your chicken sandwich requires a couple seconds of prep on your end. Read More »

US State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans

An Ohio coroner, abiding by family wishes, has performed an external examination instead of a full autopsy on the body of the U.S. student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and sent home in a coma . Barring Americans from stepping foot in North Korea would mark the latest US step to isolate the furtive, nuclear-armed nation, and protect USA citizens who may be allured by the prospect of traveling there. Read More »

Whole Foods CEO literally 'dreamed' about Amazon merger


Amazon, which agreed to pay $13.7 billion for the organic-food chain on Friday, will let Mackey continue to run Whole Foods . Such a split would also allow Amazon to look past the high- and middle-income consumers that shop at Whole Foods and take a run at the USA grocery giant and its primary rival: Walmart . Read More »

Missing US sailors found dead in ship damaged off Japan: Navy


USS Dewey and several U.S. Navy aircraft, joined the Japanese Coast Guard and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopters, ships and aircraft to search for the missing sailors . Three sailors were sent to the USA naval hospital in Yokosuka after the collision , including the ship's commanding officer, Commander Bryce Benson , who was reported to be in stable condition, the United States navy said. Read More »

United States coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

James Foley was a freelance war correspondent before he was captured and held for almost two years. Kasich calls Warmbier a young man of exceptional spirit. "I would have that first because if people are that stupid that they still want to go to that country then at least they assume the responsibility for their welfare", McCain said. Read More »

Keshia Knight Pulliam will always be there for Bill Cosby

Before he sent them back to the hotel (where the Pittsburgh-based jurors are being sequestered) around 9:30 p.m., O'Neill commiserated with them about their fatigue . Prosecutors have suggested he gave her something stronger- perhaps Quaaludes, a highly popular party drug in the 1970s that was banned in the 1982. Read More »

Dollar gains as Fed sticks to guns on policy tightening


On the macroeconomic front, NY Empire State manufacturing, initial jobless claims, the import and export price indices and the Philadelphia Fed manufacturing survey are at 1330 BST. Long-term United States dollars trade will largely depend on upcoming job stats and inflation stats which may influence the chances of a third Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year. Read More »

Capital Investment Advisors LLC Has $5.78 Million Position in Chevron Corporation (CVX)

It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Clinton Grp Inc reported 8,838 shares. Its down 15.73% from 2.68 million shares previously. About 6,280 shares traded. Nationwide Fund reported 52,936 shares stake. Bokf Na reported 0.78% stake. Analysts await Apple Inc. Therefore 46% are positive. Genesco had 24 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Bill Cosby Accuser Andrea Constand Breaks Silence Following Mistrial

Pennsylvania law allows the public release of jurors' names, but judges have discretion to keep them a secret under certain conditions. Bill Cosby is a free man, for now anyway, because a jury never could agree on whether one of TV's most comforting dads drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand at his mansion outside Philadelphia in 2004. Read More »

After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

Xi has sought to curry favor with Trump, and the Chinese government this week invited the president's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to visit Beijing later this year. Lakshmi Sammarco, in a news release, says her office received and examined Warmbier's body but the family objected to an autopsy and the coroner only performed an external examination. Read More »

Gulf Coast Flooding Concerns From "Potential" Tropical Cyclone #3


Already some flooding from outlying rain bands was reported on Alabama's Dauphin Island and flood control locks and gates were being closed along Louisiana's bayou-marbled coast as Cindy hovered almost stationary - still well offshore. Despite sitting still now, Cindy is expected to approach the coast of southwest Louisiana sometime Wednesday. Tropical storm watches and warnings extend from upper Texas to southeast Louisiana . Read More »

EU Judges Must Oversee Brexit Transition, Barnier Tells UK

A year after Britons shocked the continent by voting on June 23 to cut loose from their main export market, new debate within Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet on precisely what kind of trading relationship to pursue has perplexed European Union leaders, who warn time is tight to agree terms before Britain leaves in 2019. Read More »

Boeing gets boost from United, lifts demand forecast


After years of booming orders, driven by rising air travel and more fuel-efficient planes, passenger jetmakers are bracing for a slowdown in demand while they focus on meeting tight delivery schedules and ambitious production targets. Asked by Reuters whether he would return to the show on Wednesday, a move that would typically signal he is in the market to buy, Fernandes said, "We'll see". Read More »

JBS announces plan to sell its Five Rivers US feedlot business


Early this month, JBS announced the sale of all shares of its subsidiaries in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to Minerva, Brazil's second biggest beef company, for United States dollars 300 million. The for-sale announcement comes days after a Brazilian-based holding company, J&F Investimentos, which controls JBS and a host of other Brazilian businesses, said it would pay 10.3 billion reais ($3.2 billion) over 25 years after admitting to giving roughly $150 million - mostly in bribes - to ... Read More »

Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale


But the sale of Toshiba Memory Corp., a key restructuring step to revive its financial standing and avoid delisting, still faces hurdles. Toshiba Memory Corp is being sold by the company to raise the funds to plug a financial black hole caused by the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing of United States nuclear power station builder Westinghouse. Read More »

UAE to fine $136000 anyone who voices support for Qatar


Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar, impaired business dealings and harmed the US battle against the Islamic State militant group. Read More »