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Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

Takata's products, which can malfunction sending shards of metal at drivers and passengers, have been linked to at least 17 deaths worldwide. So far 100 million inflators have been recalled worldwide including 69 million in the USA, affecting 42 million vehicles. Read More »

'Ronaldo in a phase of pain' over tax accusations


The two charges of fraud which he is pleading guilty to carry an eight-month prison sentence each, but under Spanish law, a first-time offender is not required to serve time in jail for a sentence below two years. "He's under contract, so if they decide to let him go because he wants to leave or because of the situation that he's in in the courts or whatever it is, we'll see". Read More »

Uber's Former CEO Kalanick To Hold The Top Position In The Company


He will remain on the company's board of directors. Neither Sandberg nor Uber commented on the media speculation. The letter was titled "Moving Uber Forward". February 23 - Google spinoff Waymo sues Uber , claiming the ride-hailing company stole its self-driving auto technology. Earlier in February 2017, a former engineer released a detailed complaint concerning sexual harassment within the company. Read More »

Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

Berger, recent victor in Memphis, started the day three behind but shot 67 to post the target for Spieth at 12-under. Daniel Berger is at 9-under, three shots off the lead. The next shot found the hole. "I made a double on a birdie hole and that throws you back a few shots but rebounded nicely", he said. "That's all I can do, and then hope for some help". Read More »

Boeing's 737 MAX 10 a big hit at Paris Air Show

It has already gained wide market acceptance, with more than 240 orders and commitments secured from over 10 customers worldwide. The outlook is more bullish than one that European rival Airbus SE delivered this month, which projected 4.4% growth. Read More »

Kvitova as slick as the grass she likes


Kvitova will play Ashleigh Barty on Sunday following the Australian's impressive 3-6 6-4 6-3 win over Garbine Muguruza , the sixth-seeded Spaniard. A Wimbledon champion in 2011 and 2014, Kvitova's big-serving, flat-hitting, lefty power game is built for success on the turf. "Of course it would be nice to win 6-2, 6-2, but there are not any easy matches like that in Wimbledon". Read More »

Former Trump Hotel Employee Finds New Employment at…The White House!?


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said workers require more skills for a technology-based economy. The Daily Mail made the Jacqueline Kennedy comparison to Mrs. In the United States , people have been hired for the job of Chief Usher in the White House nine times since the beginning of the 20th century. Who the chief usher role goes to may seem like a minor issue, but cases of administrations firing career officials and installing friends and associates of the president have been ... Read More »

Netanyahu hails PM Modi's upcoming Israel visit as 'historic'

We have succeeded in conveying to the world the deleterious effects of terrorism on India ". " India and the U.S. share historic ties and the meeting between Modi and Trump will lay the groundwork for further strengthening bilateral relations in the years and decades to come", he said . Read More »

Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced


A total of 19 former and current Crown employees faced charges as part of China's crackdown on gambling, but it's unclear what sentences the 15 Chinese employees received. A Crown Resorts media spokeswoman said the company would not be making any comment on Monday, but may release a statement later in the week. Casino gambling and the promoting of gambling are illegal in mainland China. Read More »

Stock Chalking up Significant Action in Session: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)


The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. On average, analysts forecast that Nabors Industries Ltd . will post ($1.33) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:NBR). Point72 Europe London LLP now owns 419,827 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $5,487,000 after buying an additional 173,148 shares during the period. Read More »

New Analyst Ratings For Morgan Sindall Group (LON:MGNS)


Liberum Capital maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, May 23 report. Its down 0.69, from 1.55 in 2016Q3. Highland Capital Mngmt L P has 0.92% invested in Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) for 419,541 shares. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, December 4 with "Hold". On Wednesday, March 8 the stock rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Buy". Read More »

Amazon Moves Forward with Whole Foods Purchase


That makes some food company owners who are courting the grocery chain more hopeful about their chances of success under Amazon . By acquiring Whole Foods , Amazon is buying not just an established, upscale supermarket brand, but also a vast distribution network of warehouses and more than 460 stores worldwide - replete with back rooms and cold storage - in some of the most affluent ZIP codes in America. Read More »

American Airlines says Qatar Airways interested in buying 10% stake


In a conversation between the chief executive officers of both companies, Qatar Air said it meant to buy about 10pc of American, according to the filing. Qatar Airways' patented new seat design has itself already gained industry notoriety after receiving the Best Airline Innovation of the Year award at the 2017 ULTRAS (Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards) for its launch of Qsuite. Read More »

Mavericks plan to have Nowitzki for 20th season


Stein reports, Dallas hopes to sign the Mavericks' superstar to a new two-year contract. ESPN reported that Nowitzki could sign another two-year deal but that the Mavericks will work with the future Hall of Famer on a contract of his liking. Read More »

From Worse to Bad on Health Care

McConnell can only afford to lose the support of two GOP senators and still pass the bill - and that would necessitate a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Pence. "They'd like to get certain changes". We can not return to a system where cancer patients are unable to obtain or afford quality care. "I don't think the bill is adequate", Kasich said on CNN's " State of the Union ". Read More »

What Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods means for Austin


The building's footprint will be 855,000 square feet, but with three stories, the building will have a total of 2.4 million square feet inside. Completion of the transaction is subject to approval and the parties expect to close the transaction during the second half of 2017. Read More »

Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks open


Rome feared that under those rules losses could have been imposed on senior bondholders and large depositors, a politically unpalatable prospect in the run-up to elections next year. The Italian government is making 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) of resources available to keep operative two banks that the European Central Bank last week had deemed "failing or about to fail", sending them into insolvency procedures. Read More »

Where Republican US senators stand on healthcare bill

Medicaid pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes. That's hopelessly bonkers on a wide variety of fronts, but it's especially striking when it comes to health care. "He wants to bring the stakeholders to the table, have those conversations and we'll get back to you", said Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, as quoted by Politico . Read More »

Germany beat Cameroon — FIFA Confederations Cup

I don't see why he had to give a red card to my player". In the other Group B match, Chile reached the semis with a 1-1 draw against Australia . After that Australia managed to outmuscle Chile , although they had four players booked before halftime and the 37-year-old Cahill was lucky not to be sent off for scything down Charles Aranguiz from behind. Read More »

Hearing Set for Flint Airport Attacker

FBI Special Agent Thomas M. Sondgeroth reported that his investigation revealed that Ftouhi walked up to a fully uniformed police officer (Neville) at a publicly accessible area of the airport, yelled " Allahu Akbar ", pulled out a knife and stabbed the officer in the neck. Read More »

Uber hopes Holder report will help restore its reputation

In an email to employees on Tuesday obtained by BuzzFeed News , Kalanick said he needed to take time off to "become the leader that this company needs and that you deserve". Chief among those recommendations was to "Review and Reallocate the Responsibilities of Travis Kalanick ". There also is a newly imposed ban on sexual relationships between employees at different levels of the staff hierarchy, and there are new limits on the consumption of alcohol and illegal drugs during the ... Read More »

2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo has said it would be willing to acquire the good assets. Both face bankruptcy and European authorities had urged Italy to devise a rescue framework, selling off their good assets and transferring toxic assets to a "bad bank", essentially financed by Rome. Read More »

Local NYC Grocers Unhappy with Amazon-Whole Foods Deal


Despite that possibility, Amazon shares also gained as Wall Street analysts lauded the proposed $42-per-share deal and bet that the company would prevail in any bidding battle. Cantor Fitzgerald views Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods as a potentially transformative transaction for Amazon and for the industry overall, as it firmly establishes Omnichannel commerce as a the new standard in retail. Read More »