• Wall Street open higher as Irma, North Korea fears ebb
Wall Street open higher as Irma, North Korea fears ebb

The United States and its allies had been bracing for another long-range missile launch to mark the 69th anniversary of North Korea's founding on Saturday. The offshore yuan declined after China's central bank reportedly scrapped reserve requirements on the trading of foreign-exchange forwards. "The change likely signals some discomfort about the...

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  • JetBlue Caps Ticket Prices At $99 For Hurricane Irma Evacuees
JetBlue Caps Ticket Prices At $99 For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

Dow's tweet was retweeted more than 23,000 times. Delta Vacations said that its customers who are scheduled to be in the path of Hurricane Irma can opt to take advantage of travel waivers in order to postpone their vacations. By noon on Thursday, Miami International had canceled 120 flights and Fort Lauderdale International had canceled...

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  • Hurricane Irma leading to airport closures, flight cancellations in Florida
Hurricane Irma leading to airport closures, flight cancellations in Florida

Scott said at a press conference on Thursday. "Safety has to be the first priority, then we will do whatever we can to take care of our employees and guests as well as those in the surrounding community that may need assistance". The airline industry may be feeling the impact of Irma even worse. "It's heartbreaking because if this does hit, the...

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  • Supreme Court Directs Jaypee To Deposit Rs 2000 Crore In Insolvency Proceedings
Supreme Court Directs Jaypee To Deposit Rs 2000 Crore In Insolvency Proceedings

The apex court said, "We understand the plight of home buyers". A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud directed that the amount should be deposited by October 27. This report comes after the apex court on September 5 agreed to hear the IDBI Bank's petition seeking modification of its order stayi...

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  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Rating Lowered to Sell at Vetr Inc
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Rating Lowered to Sell at Vetr Inc

These shares are worth $143,300 and were traded at $14.33 each. (NYSE: VRX ) is worth US$4.68 Billion and has recently risen 1.67% to US$13.38. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$45.41 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$19.32.

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  • European countries call for new EU tax on tech giants
European countries call for new EU tax on tech giants

Cut-rate corporate tax rates are a way for those countries to attract revenue , though the end result is that large, profitable tech giants and other multinationals are able to pay next to nothing or even nothing in taxes in some of their markets.

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  • Hurricane Irma on track to hit world's busiest airport Atlanta
Hurricane Irma on track to hit world's busiest airport Atlanta

The number of planes will increase throughout Friday as airlines begin to shut operations in such cities as Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Miami , a major hub for American Airlines Group Inc. They booked a private jet Thursday so they could ride out the storm in their NY apartment. "I've got my sleeping bag ... that's my place", said Carter, ad...

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  • Neil Lennon comments on Celtic's Champions League chances
Neil Lennon comments on Celtic's Champions League chances

But Henry insists the value of the club's incredible off-season spending, which included a world-record €222million fee for Neymar, will be judged exclusively by their performances in Europe. We're not daunted, we just want to go and play. Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has suggested to The42 that Celtic can progress to the last 16 of the Champio...

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  • DNA Reveals Viking Remains Are of Female Warrior Commander
DNA Reveals Viking Remains Are of Female Warrior Commander

The latest DNA tests have shown that what has always been held as being the resting place of a male Viking warrior is, in fact, that of a woman. DNA extracted from a skeleton found in a grave dating to the mid-10th century in Swedish Viking town Birka has proven the fallen warrior was a woman.

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  • Were You Affected by the Equifax Hack? Here's How to Find Out
Were You Affected by the Equifax Hack? Here's How to Find Out

Angering consumers is that the hack, which apparently began in May, was discovered on July 29, but not announced to the public until September 7. Within four days of the hack, however, a number of high-up Equifax executives, including Equifax Chief Financial Officer John Gamble; President for USA information solutions Joseph Loughran; and President...

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  • Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea
Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea

Abe conveyed to Moon Tokyo's stance that all postwar compensation claims were resolved and settled under a 1965 bilateral accord that led to the normalization of diplomatic ties, the official said. Bloomberg's Isabel Reynolds reports on the latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Declaring that "enough is enough", Haley said existing measur...

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  • Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment

He sought to obscure the differences by stating that Song's comments "were meant in the sense of exploring every available option militarily and identifying a realistic approach amid the severe nuclear and missile threat, including North Korea's sixth nuclear test ".

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  • Horror movie 'It' scores record-breaking opening weekend
Horror movie 'It' scores record-breaking opening weekend

The largest gross for a horror pre-show gross. "It" earned a fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes of 87% and a B+ CinemaScore. The movie, from Argentine director Andy Muschietti , comes after one of the slowest cinematic summers in years and only cost $35 million to produce.

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  • SC asks Jaypee Infratech to deposit Rs 2000 crore
SC asks Jaypee Infratech to deposit Rs 2000 crore

Putting forth the cause of the interest of homebuyers in such a situation, a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also appointed an amicus, who would participate in the meetings held by the IRP to espouse and protect the cause of homebuyers.

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  • China Is said to ban bitcoin exchanges
China Is said to ban bitcoin exchanges

But the stakes for Beijing grew as prices of virtual currencies like bitcoin soared, adding to the risk of further speculation by domestic investors. "The [ Ciaxin report ] mentioned that regulators did not declare bitcoin itself as illegal, nor prohibit peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions between users", read a statement by Huobi on Friday.

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  • Tanzania confiscate assets of officials implicated in diamond fraud
Tanzania confiscate assets of officials implicated in diamond fraud

Alongside the blockage of the shipment, Petra confirmed that "certain key personnel from Williamson [Petra's Tanzanian mine] are now being questioned by the authorities", and that operations at the plant have been suspended "for health and safety and security reasons".

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  • Offshore windfarm subsidy costs drop to record lows in latest contract round
Offshore windfarm subsidy costs drop to record lows in latest contract round

Britain's auction for subsidies for renewable electricity cleared at a low of 58 pounds ($76.41) per megawatt hour (MWh) for offshore wind, the government said on Monday. Onshore wind power and solar energy are already both cost-competitive with gas in some places in the UK. Subsidies have fallen 50% since the last auction in 2015, and are dow...

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  • Richard Branson vs. Hurricane Irma
Richard Branson vs. Hurricane Irma

Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp (I) ahead of Hurricane Irma, the group said Tuesday. "We are still assessing the damage, but whole houses and trees have disappeared". According to the Washington Post , the storm hit the leeward group of islands Tuesday night, with one weather station recording 155 miles per hour winds before failing.

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  • Crisis-hit Carillion's finance chief quits as shake-up ordered
Crisis-hit Carillion's finance chief quits as shake-up ordered

In July, a shock profit warning saw a dramatic collapse in Carillion's share price, wiping nearly £600 million from its stock market value. Adding to the list of resignations at the top are: Managing director of the construction services arm, Adam Green; managing director of Carillion Services, Nigel Taylor; and group strategy director, Shaun C...

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  • How Tesla Is Helping Florida Drivers Escape Hurricane Irma
How Tesla Is Helping Florida Drivers Escape Hurricane Irma

Tesla used to offer the option to buy a Model S or Model X with a 75 kWh battery pack software-locked at a capacity of 60 kWh. If 60kWh buyers found they needed more range and wanted to upgrade later, they could... Word also came out that owners of the 70kWh cars also saw the boost to 75 kWh. At the time, Tesla's vehicle pricing model would le...

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