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Gas prices soar on Memorial Day weekend

Gas prices soar on Memorial Day weekend Just over the last week, average prices across the Island climbed from $3.05 to $3.12, AAA says. If you head to the gas pump this weekend you might notice a significant price increase compared to Memorial Day weekend previous year. "With refineries now well positioned for the summer months, we may see some relief in mid-June, DeHaan said". Both GasBuddy and AAA are forecasting prices to top ... [Full Article...]

Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Tampa Airport gate

Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Tampa Airport gate Tampa Fire Rescue shared the sweet moments over social media. The pregnant yellow lab was flying to Philadelphia with her owner and her "partner", Nugget. Van Atter said she has mobility and pain issues, Nipps said, and the dogs were service dogs, though Eleanor Rigby was still in training. 'An air traveler's service dog is delivering puppies now, ' the department wrote in a post shared on Tw... [Full Article...]

Uber announces end of self-driving vehicle operations in Arizona

Uber announces end of self-driving vehicle operations in Arizona Uber previously suspended operations of autonomous vehicles following the March 18 accident in which a 49-year-old woman was hit while crossing the street in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe . Uber still plans to build and test self-driving cars, which the San Francisco company considers to be critical to maintaining its early lead in the ride-hailing market. [Full Article...]

The oil price is at the top of a slippery slope

The oil price is at the top of a slippery slope Brent futures fell 37 cents, or almost 0.5 percent, to $79.20 a barrel by 0636 GMT, after climbing 35 cents on Tuesday. Higher prices are allowing an increasing number of shale oil producers to ramp up production, especially in the United States. [Full Article...]

Instapaper shuts down temporarily in Europe, unprepared for GDPR

Instapaper shuts down temporarily in Europe, unprepared for GDPR In addition 55% believe brands already have too much information on individuals. The GDPR revamps existing data laws in several ways, including requiring consent to process data to be given more explicitly, shortening the reporting period for data breaches to 72 hours and tightening the rules around subject access requests. [Full Article...]

National Football League takes policy stand on anthem protests

National Football League takes policy stand on anthem protests Democratic U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said the Republican president's words were "inflammatory", but not unexpected, and added that Trump's suggestion that players should be ousted is "never going to be acceptable to me and, I think, to many Americans". [Full Article...]

Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts The president signaled earlier Wednesday on Twitter that an important announcement was imminent to help the USA car-manufacturing industry. Earlier, Trump tweeted "big news coming soon for our great American Autoworkers". It is the same method Trump usedearlier this year to slap a 25% tariff on imported steel and a 10% tariff on imported aluminum. During the past 20 years, imports of pa... [Full Article...]

Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein Press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday the meeting would be Thursday. The White House then said Monday that Trump chief of staff John Kelly would organize the meeting to review the documents. A Justice Department spokeswoman referred inquiries to the White House. After Trump's tweets on Sunday, the Justice Department formally asked the inspector general to expand its review to include tact... [Full Article...]

Trump Form Lists Payment To Cohen, Lawyer Who Paid Stormy Daniel

Trump Form Lists Payment To Cohen, Lawyer Who Paid Stormy Daniel Sater, who was born in the Soviet Union, worked for the Trump Organization in the mid-2000s, helping the company build hotels in Florida and NY. The Buzzfeed report also delved into Cohen and Sater trying to take advantage of Putin and Trump publicly praising each other as potential moments to facilitate the tower project. [Full Article...]

Kroger to team up with Ocado: plans for automated warehouses in UK

Kroger to team up with Ocado: plans for automated warehouses in UK According to Ocado , the partnership aims to allow Kroger to "redefine the grocery customer experience" in the U.S. by establishing a centralised, automated model of online retailing. " Instacart is still the best partner for home delivery if one doesn't have dedicated e-commerce" operations, said Burt Flickinger, managing director of consultancy Strategic Resource Group. [Full Article...]

William Hill (WMH) Given Hold Rating at Berenberg Bank

William Hill (WMH) Given Hold Rating at Berenberg Bank On 14 May the 576.28 million GBP MC company have "Hold" stock rating. It provides unsecured personal loans in the home credit market; branch unsecured consumer loans; and guaranteed loans. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and GBX 300 target. Therefore 73% are positive. Citigroup reissued a "buy" rating and set a GBX 350 ($4.88) target price on shares of Entertainment One in a research note on Tuesda... [Full Article...]

AT&T to Carry the First Holographic Smartphone: RED HYDROGEN ONE - AT&T Newsroom

AT&T to Carry the First Holographic Smartphone: RED HYDROGEN ONE - AT&T Newsroom If the "world's first holographic media machine" sounded a little too good or too ambitious to actually hit stores anytime soon, you should be happy to hear that recent delay is most likely not an ominous sign of vaporware material. [Full Article...]

Oil to Hit $90 a Barrel: Morgan Stanley

Oil to Hit $90 a Barrel: Morgan Stanley It trimmed its 2018 world demand growth projection by 40,000 barrels per day to 1.4 million bpd, projecting total consumption at 99.2 million bpd. With the group's compliance to reductions reaching 166 per cent last month, the IEA said markets are set to tighten further as output sinks in Venezuela and the United States remains hawkish on Iran . [Full Article...]

Summary of 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR) Ratings on May 16, 2018

Summary of 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR) Ratings on May 16, 2018 Howe Rusling Inc holds 0% or 200 shares. Denver Investment Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability Com reported 0.08% stake. On Thursday, February 8 the firm has "Add" rating given by Numis Securities. M Partners maintained Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) rating on Thursday, November 19. [Full Article...]

It's not over: What just happened with net neutrality?

It's not over: What just happened with net neutrality? But most Republicans opposed the effort, saying the regulations were potentially too onerous and that Democrats were trying to use the issue for partisan gains in November. Upending these rules means that, for a fee, ISPs can prioritize certain websites, allowing them to load more quickly on their users' devices, and slow down or even block other sites. [Full Article...]

Senate Vote Says Net Neutrality Can Stay Around a Little Longer

Senate Vote Says Net Neutrality Can Stay Around a Little Longer The Senate measure needs to win a vote in the House where Republicans have a larger majority, and to get a signature from President Donald Trump , who supports the FCC's action. The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content. [Full Article...]

YouTube to launch new music streaming service

YouTube to launch new music streaming service The ad-supported version of YouTube Music will be free, the premium service without ads will costs $9.99 a month. YouTube Music's big selling point is that it uses all the things Google already knows about you to offer a more personal music streaming experience. [Full Article...]

Swiss Tesla accident: crash may have sparked battery fire

Swiss Tesla accident: crash may have sparked battery fire Tesla ( TSLA -3.6%) plans a six-day pause in production at its Fremont factory in order to make some assembly line fixes, sources tell Reuters . Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. According to local media, police said the woman at the wheel of the vehicle claimed it was in a self-driving mode and that her attention was on her phone. [Full Article...]

Japan GDP Slides In 1st Quarter Ending 8 Quarters Of Growth

Japan GDP Slides In 1st Quarter Ending 8 Quarters Of Growth TOKYO, May 16 (Reuters) - Japan's economy contracted more than expected at the start of this year, breaking the longest run of growth seen for decades, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reflationary "Abenomics" polices. Our assessment of the factors seemingly behind the negative growth is that the deterioration in consumer spending is likely due to curbed spending owing to poor weather cond... [Full Article...]

Vodafone CEO to step down after 10 years

Vodafone CEO to step down after 10 years Colao has been very vocal on policy and industry issues arising out of India including high spectrum cost, tariff war, legal tussle with Indian government and regulator. The Italian has previously held other financial and marketing roles within the group after she joined Omnitel Pronto Italia - which later became Vodafone Italy - in 1994. [Full Article...]


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