Economy

Melania Trump Announces That White House Visitation Resumes In March

Family friend and stylist, Phillip Bloch , told Us Weekly , "This life wasn't her dream". Trump aides told CNN he uses the dinners to discuss national security and foreign affairs where the president learns by asking questions and getting opinions instead of reading briefings.

Arizona Immigrant Mother Given Leniency Under Obama Administration, Deported

While the orders make clear that Trump will prioritize the deportation of criminals, the order on "Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States" greatly expands what the federal government considers a crime worthy of a speedy deportation.

Thomas Cook see rise in revenue yet remain "cautious"

The group said United Kingdom bookings for this year's key summer season were largely flat - up one per cent overall - as it comes under pressure from rivals in the Spanish island market. But the group said United Kingdom bookings for this year's key summer season were largely flat - up 1 % overall - as it comes under pressure from rivals in the Spanish island market.

Oil up on petrol draw, but market bloated

After surging more than 30% from mid-November to early January, the crude price has wavered in recently as traders weigh up issues ranging from production cuts from OPEC and non-OPEC nations announced in late November, to stronger global economic conditions against renewed U.S.

North American rebound pulls oil prices lower

Futures slipped 1.6 per cent in NY. "The general perception is that OPEC is cutting production, which is supporting prices, but high stock levels, rising rig counts and growing US production are capping gains", Tamas Varga, analyst at London brokerage PVM Oil Associates, told Reuters .

Denver radio station owner Entercom to take over CBS Radio

Four Pittsburgh stations, including landmark KDKA-AM, are part of the deal. The complex merger agreement that will leave CBS shareholders with 72% of the enlarged Entercom is said to have come together in the past few weeks. David Field will continue as the CEO and the company will continue to trade under the ticker symbol ETM. The tax-free merger will form a company with a nationwide footprint of 244 stations, including 23 of the top 25 US markets, and a growing events platform.

Snapchat is Reportedly Working on Extending Their Augmented Reality Technology

If and when they are released , people familiar with the matter believe users would receive the lenses first, ahead of advertisers, who could then construct campaigns and strategies based on how Snapchat's user base reacts to the advanced feature.

India says unfair standards keep its credit rating below China's

The survey has predicted a growth rate of 6.75% - 7.5% for FY 2017-18, given remonetisation happens by April 2017. "The follow-up actions to minimise the costs and maximise the benefits include fast, demand-driven remonetisation , (and) further tax reforms", the Survey, presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said.

Lofgren's H1B reform bill hits Indian IT

United States President Donald Trump and his administration have drafted an executive order that intends to overhaul the work-visa programs that various technology companies - including Apple - rely on to hire tens of thousands of employees each year.

Emirates and Etisalat among most valuable companies

Amazon held onto its position as the third most valuable brand, with a 53% increase in brand value to $106 billion. Sitting atop the list is Google GOOGL, -0.75%, which saw its brand value rise 24% to $109.5 billion in 2017 from $88.2 billion in 2016.

Toyota Loses 'World's Biggest Automaker' Title to VW

While China's sustained appetite for new cars has been a boon to many automakers, it's helped some more than others, as scandal-wracked Volkswagen nonetheless managed to wrestle the title of "world's largest automaker" from Toyota in 2016, according to Bloomberg.

Johnson & Johnson agrees to acquire Actelion Pharmaceuticals for $30 billion

Immediately before the acquisition goes through, Actelion will spin out its research and development unit into a newly-created company based in Switzerland, called R&D NewCo. "We believe this transaction offers compelling value to both Johnson & Johnson and Actelion shareholders", said Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of J&J.

James Hogan to leave Etihad

Etihad Aviation Group said Tuesday that Chief Executive James Hogan would depart the state-owned airline amid growing pressure on the rapidly expanding Middle East carrier. Last month, Etihad Airways also revealed plans to create a new European leisure airline group in a joint venture with TUI AG. A codeshare agreement with Lufthansa and an aircraft leasing agreement between airberlin and Lufthansa were also announced .

General Motors announces plans to invest $1 billion in USA factories

The investments are on top of a further US$2.9 billion investment announced past year. Barra noted that the company brought back more than 6,000 IT jobs that were previously outside of the USA, and streamlined its engineering operations from seven to three facilities.

Renault under investigation for emissions cheating

Renault shares briefly dipped by four percent Friday morning following the news of the investigation . In Britain, the Department for Transport said it was urgently seeking further information from USA authorities over allegations Fiat Chrysler used hidden software to allow excess diesel emissions to go undetected.

Oil Prices Fall...Yet Again

This raised concerns that United States production is increasing and undermining efforts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and others to cut output. The high price extended to $53.83. Still, that wasn't enough to revive prices after Baker Hughes on Friday showed that US drillers added rigs for the 10th-straight week to the highest level in a year.

Facebook videos could soon house a lot more ads

That's all well and good, but the bottom line for Facebook , and for many video producers, is to make money. The format that Facebook is proposing involves "mid-roll" advertising, where the ad will show up some time after the footage starts rolling, Recode reports .

FTSE hits record on supermarkets, miners & pound

Among Britain's supermarket giants, Tesco led with a sales increased of 1.3 per cent, thanks to its performance within fresh food - its market share now sits at 28.2 per cent, Kantar's data showed. The big four supermarkets together accounted for 71.4% of market share, with a sales increase of 0.1% - the first time that all four have collectively grown since June 2014.

Snap Sued, Accused Of Faking Growth By Ex-Employee

Pompliano says he was recruited from Facebook based on the false metrics, and when he urged Snapchat to correct them, he was sacked after only three weeks on the job, according to the complaint. Snap management told company employees and third parties that Pompliano was sacked because he was incompetent, according to the lawsuit, even though he had received no negative reviews.

Windows 10 Increases In Popularity On Steam

While the free upgrade to Windows 10 offer has now expired , Microsoft has still left a route open for Windows 7/8.1 users to switch to the newer OS if they're in need of assistive technologies. At Microsoft's Surface event held in October 2016, the company announced the upcoming Creators Update , which will be coming early 2017. What's worth mentioning is while the update has been made available for Windows PC users, Windows 10 Mobile still have to wait a while before their turn comes.

How to Watch Times Square New Year's Ball Drop

Not to mention the millions who will watch nationwide and over a billion watching throughout the world. At 8 p.m. on CNN, there's Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper celebrating their 10th year of testing the FCC from their perch in Times Square .

US Shale Producers To Gulp Saudi Market Share Of Oil

Nevertheless, this morning when I read a news article from Reuters about the increasing number of rig counts in the USA, it gave me a feeling that I was not mislead by the western media, but right in saying that with the hike in crude oil prices, the rig count in the United States would jump dramatically.

Amazon's latest patent could cut delivery time to mere seconds

The warehouse could stock specific items such as sporting apparel or food, then relocate near the event so customers could order items and have them quickly delivered by drone. Amazon's aerial dreams aren't limited to drone deliveries. The shuttles would also be able to "travel long horizontal distances (miles) from the AFC using little to no power" by relying on its flaps and ailerons alone.

Vikings have rough arrival at Appleton airport

The Vikings play at Green Bay at noon Saturday. Lineman Jeremiah Sirles tweeted a picture of an ice-encrusted plane window and a view of the airport runway. In fact, you've probably never seen a group of grown men more excited than the Vikings were when they were rescued by a fire truck. In fact, they need to win their final two games and get a little help along the way to earn a Wild Card spot in the NFC playoffs.

Ball in Rahul Gandhi's court to prove charges against Modi

Prasad further said the Amethi MP is silent on the scams by members in the erstwhile UPA government. Earlier this month, Rahul Gandhi, while giving a speech in Mehsana, claimed that PM Narendra Modi had taken Rs.40 Crore from Sahara before becoming the Prime Minister of India.