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Nintendo Switch outsells PS4, Xbox One in USA in March

It was recently revealed that the Switch was the fastest-selling console that Nintendo has ever had in the United States, selling 906,000 units in March alone. The Nintendo Switch console goes on sale today and retails for 300 dollars. The Nintendo Switch is also doing well in other markets as well . That makes Nintendo Switch one of the fastest-selling video game systems of all time. Read More »

Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing


However, he was released from custody due to lack of proper evidence. "He injured two of them, apparently seriously, and one policeman shot back and killed the attacker". The French president will be chosen in a runoff of the top two candidates on May 7. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who campaigns against immigration and Islamic fundamentalism, took to Twitter to offer her sympathy for law enforcement officers "once again targeted". Read More »

Caribbean Comedian Takes On United Airlines


One week after becoming the subject of furious worldwide scrutiny and condemnation, following the video of Dr. David Dao being forcibly dragged out of a United plane, the airline has reportedly changed its policies in order to avoid such a grisly scene from ever occurring again. Read More »

Tesla Recalls 53000 Cars due to Faulty Parking Brake


Tesla is recalling 53,000 of its cars due to a faulty parking brake, according to a statement on its website on Thursday. The Model S and Model X vehicles that are affected were built between February and October 2016. But it's asking affected customers to bring in their vehicles to have their brakes replaced. Brembo SpA from Italy supplied the faulty parts. However, in order to be overly cautious, we are going to be proactively replacing these parts to ensure that no issues arise. Read More »

Oil and natural gas leak from a well in Alaska


United Kingdom oil giant BP has been engaged in controlling a damaged oil well on Alaska's remote North Slope over the weekend, after the well started venting natural gas vapours on Friday morning, according to the company and Alaska officials. Read More »

Trump talks North Korea, Paris shooting in joint press conference

He also dwelled on the "common commitment against terrorism" between Rome and Washington as well as the necessity to socially and economically collaborate with Muslim communities to effectively combat it. Gentiloni today is in Ottawa to finish preparing for the G7 summit he will host in Taormina, Sicily, in May with a meeting with Canadian leader Justin Trudeau. Read More »

Here's why overbooking flights is actually a good thing


United CEO Oscar Munoz apologized , saying, "No one should ever be mistreated this way". In any case, United now seems to have recognized the error of its ways, or else, certainly, the mighty extent of the media shitstorm it has dragged itself into, and is taking steps to make amends. Read More »

Senzatela, Story key Rockies' 12-3 win over Giants


He surrendered just one run, though, in a 4-3 Rockies win. The Rockies six-run fourth was their biggest inning of the season and wiped out the Giants' 3-0 lead. Then, bearded center fielder Charlie Blackmon took advantage of a bad misplay by Hunter Pence out in right, rounding them all, Little League style. Read More »

Vandeweghe gives US lead over Czech Republic in Fed Cup semi


Both teams are looking to advance to the Fed Cup Final, where they will meet the victor of the semifinal between Belarus and Switzerland. It is all to play for in both Fed Cup semi-finals after Katerina Siniakova drew Czech Republic level against the United States and Switzerland pegged Belarus back on Saturday. Read More »

Four hikers die in Canada after avalanche hits popular trail


A sixth hiker with the group alerted authorities afer he arrived at the summit and was unable to locate his fellow walkers, Colwell said. Ferris, 62, of North Vancouver, said that's when he knew the group had fallen when a cornice, or snow ledge, had fallen from under them. Read More »

Va.-based communications stock jumps 150 percent on AT&T takeover


Under the merger agreement, AT&T will also pay liabilities and amounts to be remitted to the FCC per the terms of the aforementioned settlement between the Commission and Straight Path . The company said at the time it was weighing its strategic. The transaction has a total value of $1.6 billion including those penalties. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: " Straight Path Communications Inc ( STRP ) Insider Sells $183,000.00 in Stock" was originally published by Chaffey Breeze and is the ... Read More »

Trump sets U.S. tax reform announcement, orders tax rule review

In addition to this executive order, Trump is also going to write up two memoranda that review parts of the Dodd-Frank Act, which was meant to reform Wall Street after the 2008 crisis. Morgan Stanley, which also sees little hope for taxes this year, said that some budget hawks have softened their stances, and can live with "deficit expansion" - meaning they'd cut taxes without finding a way to pay for them. Read More »

Netflix misses subscriber target, but firm outlook helps shares higher


As much as Hastings, et al. like to keep their eyes on the distant horizon, as a publicly traded company Netflix will continue to have to confront the more short-sighted focus of Wall Street. Past year brought some very well-received Netflix Originals such as Stranger Things , but even before that Orange is the New Black was also fairly successful. Read More »

Gorsuch's First Supreme Court Vote Allows Execution

Three other men are scheduled to be executed next week. Hikma also wrote letters to the Correction Department past year seeking the return of its drugs. "It's a very big deal at McKesson to have our drugs associated with that". McKesson accused the state of acquiring the vecuronium bromide under false pretenses by leading the company to believe it was for medical purposes rather than executions. Read More »

May says June election result 'not certain'


If the ruling Conservative party obtains a big majority in the general election in June this year, it will make it more likely for Britain to seal a trade transitional deal - a leeway period or phased process of implementation of Brexit agreements for the United Kingdom with the European Union. Read More »

More Lake Michigan test results coming after chemical spill


A sample containing 2 parts per billion of hexavalent chromium was taken in the lake about a mile north of the spill in Portage, Indiana, about 30 miles east of Chicago, the agency said. While the chemical is water soluble, its dissipation rate depends on how much of it there is. EPA has a national drinking water standard for total chromium of 100 parts per billion, the EPA said Friday. Read More »

President Trump Signs Two Executive Orders on Taxes, Financial Services


President Trump is directing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to begin two new reviews of banking rules, wading deeper into a deregulation effort that the White House has promised will gut Obama-era regulations on Wall Street. Mnuchin, briefing reporters on Friday, said the review could look at whether the regular bankruptcy process should be changed to handle such liquidations. Read More »

Muslim & SC quotas raised in Telangana


The BJP today hit out at the Telangana government over its decision to increase by three- fold the quota for Muslims, saying the TRS dispensation was "communalising politics" and the decision will create "social tension". He said the party would launch a "massive agitation" against the bill. 94 per cent of Muslim community in the state is covered by the new reservations. Read More »

EPA chief delays methane rule at behest of oil and gas firms

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the agency is issuing a 90-day stay of the compliance date for the fugitive emissions monitoring requirements. Also, Trump has proposed cutting the EPA's budget by 31 percent, nearly one-third, and eliminating more than 3,200 jobs, about 20 percent of the agency's workforce of 15,000. Read More »

Debenhams (LON:DEB) Receives 'Hold' Rating From Brokers At Deutsche


It now has negative earnings. The Company's products include Ultibro Breezhaler (European Union (EU) and Rest of World (RoW)) - LABA-LAMA; Seebri Breezhaler (EU and RoW) - LAMA; AirFluSal Forspiro (EU and RoW) - ICS-LABA; ADVATE (Global) - Antihaemophilic Factor (Recombinant); Adept (Global) - Icodextrin; Anoro Ellipta (Global) - LAMA-LABA; Relvar Ellipta/Breo Ellipta (Global) - ICS-LABA, and Incruse Ellipta (Global) - LAMA. Read More »

Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki Hits Home Run On Ichiro Bobblehead Night In Seattle

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki, fourth from left, is honored by Seattle Mariners players and executives for his 3,000 hit milestone in a pre-game ceremony before a baseball game against the Mariners, his former team, Monday, Apr. He is no longer a starter, but did hit.291 and played in 143 games for Miami last season after the Marlin's suffered injuries to their starting outfield. Read More »