• Whitefish Energy 'very disappointed' with decision to cancel Puerto Rico contract
Whitefish Energy 'very disappointed' with decision to cancel Puerto Rico contract

Roughly 70 percent of the island are still waiting for power to be restored. The Army Corps is doing essentially the same work as Whitefish in Puerto Rico and has been offering to pay as much as $195.04 an hour for a journeyman lineman and $230.32 an hour for a general foreman, according to a document provided to the Washington Post .

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  • Sprint: Not Clear Talks Are Off with T-Mo, Says CNBC's Faber
Sprint: Not Clear Talks Are Off with T-Mo, Says CNBC's Faber

Sprint and T-Mobile could not be reached immediately for comment. The Sprint parent could not settle a dispute with Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile's European parent, regarding the control, sources said. T-Mobile was down about 5%. Similar fears also allegedly played a part in today's decision. AT&T struck a $39 billion deal to acquire T-Mobile in 2...

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  • PM Narendra Modi calls for debate on internal democracy in parties
PM Narendra Modi calls for debate on internal democracy in parties

He also said that media must play a constructive role in democracy and even stressed upon the importance of democracy stating that political parties must discuss democracy. But now, one gets to hear several different voices within the party. "In the past few days, all newspapers have been filled with the criticism of the government".

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  • GDP hits 3%, crushing estimates
GDP hits 3%, crushing estimates

However, asset prices, including real estate prices, can swing sharply, perhaps because of rising inflation and interest rates. On Thursday, the House gave approval to a Republican-proposed budget that would provide for $1.5 trillion in tax cuts over the next decade.

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  • Jeff Bezos just passed Bill Gates for world's richest person
Jeff Bezos just passed Bill Gates for world's richest person

Jeff Bezos is on track to become the richest person on the planet. He would be worth about US$150 billion if he hadn't made the donations. Amazon stock is soaring Friday morning after crushing earnings expectations and disclosing that it now employs more than 540,000 people worldwide.

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  • Ford Truck Sales Lift Third Quarter Earnings
Ford Truck Sales Lift Third Quarter Earnings

Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc invested 0% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). In premarket trading, Ford shares were up 18 cents at $12.22. Ford CEO Jim Hackett said the company is getting itself in a better position for the future with its Q3 results.

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  • Bloodhound SSC Supersonic Car Will Attempt First Public Test Today
Bloodhound SSC Supersonic Car Will Attempt First Public Test Today

The needle-nose auto made two runs Newquay Airport in Cornwall, U.K., on Thursday with land speed record holder Andy Green behind the wheel. This afternoon Cornwall will play host to the first public outing of the Bloodhound SSC - the British supersonic vehicle created to hit a speed of 1,000mph (1,610km/h).

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  • Twitter Admits It Has Overstated User Metrics for 3 Years
Twitter Admits It Has Overstated User Metrics for 3 Years

Now, the company claims that it has 330 million monthly active users , 69 million of which are based in the USA, up from 68 million in the last quarter. "We're playing a lot with better matching people with their interests and with topics they care about". The company has been under scrutiny from US lawmakers as part of a broad investigation int...

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  • New TSA screenings for all US- bound passengers could cause new delays
New TSA screenings for all US- bound passengers could cause new delays

Everyone on flights to the US, including Americans, will face new security measures now required by the TSA and which begin Thursday. Some say they will conduct screening interviews at check-in counters; provide questionnaires for all US-bound passengers and conduct detailed inspection of personal electronic devices.

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  • Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Holdings Trimmed by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Holdings Trimmed by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

The company posted significantly better-than-expected earnings, at 52 cents per share, when analysts were forecasting just three cents. It regularly hires thousands of workers, equips warehouses with robots, builds new data centers and invents and updates products like its voice-activated Echo digital assistant, which the company sees as key to get...

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  • Amazon Joins Walmart in Offering In-Home Delivery
Amazon Joins Walmart in Offering In-Home Delivery

Once installed, Prime members can use the Amazon Key app to lock or unlock their Kwikset smart lock from anywhere, check the lock status and receive lock notifications. The company hopes its camera function will help quell those fears since people have a record of the courier's encounter with their home. Overall, Amazon says that the service ...

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  • China has world's 136th most powerful passport, 69 spots behind Taiwan
China has world's 136th most powerful passport, 69 spots behind Taiwan

According to Arton Capital, this is the first time an Asian country has had the most powerful passport in the world. The passport index ranks the passports of nations and territories by their cross-border access, assigning each passport a "visa-free score".

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  • NAACP Warns Blacks Against Traveling On American Airlines
NAACP Warns Blacks Against Traveling On American Airlines

This warning comes after multiple passenger interactions with American Airlines that the NAACP calls a pattern of disturbing incidents. In a statement, American Airlines spokesperson Shannon Gilson said that the company will invite NAACP representatives for a meeting at their headquarters in Forth Worth, Texas.

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  • Bank of Canada holds rates steady, pledges caution
Bank of Canada holds rates steady, pledges caution

The Bank said the current level is appropriate given the risks and uncertainties the country is facing, in particular those related to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. While growth of just 1.5 per cent two years from now isn't an optimistic view, forecasting that far into the future always has to come with a grain of sa...

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  • Senate approves repeal of CFPB arbitration rule in win for financial institutions
Senate approves repeal of CFPB arbitration rule in win for financial institutions

Senate leadership on whether to repeal the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) arbitration rule , the Fair Arbitration Now (FAN) coalition announced that 96,790 Americans have signed a petition opposing the financial industry's efforts to overturn the rule.

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  • Amazon Wants To Enter Your Home When You're Not There
Amazon Wants To Enter Your Home When You're Not There

Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, said trust in Amazon - and the technology - makes this the next logical step for the company to stitch together its services. In-home delivery is backed by Amazon's Happiness Guarantee. Customers can install the In-Home Kit themselves or take advantage of free professional installatio...

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  • AC/DC producer George Young dies at 70
AC/DC producer George Young dies at 70

George Young was born in Glasgow on November 6, 1946. "We will always remember him with gratitude and hold him close to our hearts". In a statement released by AC/DC , Young was hailed for his dedication to working with the rock icons. When Young's brothers Malcolm and Agnus formed AC/DC in 1973, he and Harry Vanda became the producers ...

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  • Air Canada plane avoids potential catastrophe at SFO after 'radio problem'
Air Canada plane avoids potential catastrophe at SFO after 'radio problem'

FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said air traffic control cleared the flight to land on Runway 28R. "After landing, the Air Canada crew told the tower they had a radio problem", Gregor said. Controller: Air Canada 781 - tower. The Sunday night incident happened three months after another Air Canada jet with 140 people on board almost landed on a crow...

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  • HBC to sell Fifth Avenue flagship Lord & Taylor store
HBC to sell Fifth Avenue flagship Lord & Taylor store

New York-based WeWork leases office space and rents it out to individuals and small companies, namely startups. To view the full article, register now. HBC's Baker credits WeWork with its ability to build active communities. Jonathan Litt, CEO of Land & Buildings Investment Management, which owns about 4.3% of the company's stock, has been agitat...

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  • Titanic victim's letter sells for record $212000
Titanic victim's letter sells for record $212000

In a poignant line, he also wrote: "If all goes well we will arrive in New York Wednesday AM". Oscar Holverson died on Board of the Titanic, John Astor and more than 1,500 people, however, his wife Mary Halverson managed to escape. "This is one of the most unique and important artifacts from the Titanic ever to fall at the auction, which shows th...

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