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Markets German carmakers spark outrage over diesel fumes test on humans. monkeys
Author: 0 German carmakers spark outrage over diesel fumes test on humans. monkeys

The study reportedly compared exhaust fumes and particulates with a then-new diesel-powered VW Beetle with those of an old Ford ute. They were meant to show modern diesel technology had solved the problem of excess emissions, but according to the New York Times report the Volkswagen vehicle in the tests was equipped with illegal software that turned emissions controls on while the auto was on test stands and off during regular driving.

Markets Woman denied emotional support peacock on flight
Author: 0 Woman denied emotional support peacock on flight

According to The Jet Set , the woman bought a ticket for her peacock but it was not allowed to board the flight from Newark International Airport . There have been complaints in recent months that some people have been violating the federal law that allows service animals on planes by bringing pets and trying to pass them off as therapy animals to avoid cargo fees.

Markets Elder-Beerman at Kentucky Oaks Mall to Close
Author: 0 Elder-Beerman at Kentucky Oaks Mall to Close

The 42 stores slated to close employ about 1,860 people, spokeswoman Christine Hojnacki said. Bon-Ton said in the filing about 100 of its worst performing stores were selected for a detailed analysis. The turnaround plan, which Bon-Ton prepared with business consulting firm AlixPartners, also said Bon-Ton can find savings in its advertising and marketing.

Markets Arun Jaitley to balance populism, fiscal prudence
Author: 0 Arun Jaitley to balance populism, fiscal prudence

As a year ago, the Rail Budget 2018 will be presented along with Union Budget . JOB CREATION: Employment generation has always been top on agenda of Modi govt. The Indian manufacturing sector is already on the cusp of growth led by innovation and we look forward to a slew of strategic announcements in the Budget for the year 2018-19, so that the industry may realise its full potential soon.

Markets Plane makes emergency landing on highway in California
Author: 0 Plane makes emergency landing on highway in California

Pilot Izzy Slod said he was forced to make a last-minute decision after strong winds prevented the small plane from making it to the nearest airport. "You don't have a choice". "We always try to make great records ... and I guess this is a testament to that", Stapleton said. Slod is an experienced pilot and was able to land safely on the freeway.

Markets Verizon dropping plans to sell phones from China's Huawei
Author: 0 Verizon dropping plans to sell phones from China's Huawei

VERIZON HAS REPORTEDLY followed in the footsteps of AT&T by cancelling plans to offer Huawei smartphones in the U.S. amid government fears of "Chinese espionage". did with interstate highways in the 1950s. "Your phone is the ultimate Trojan horse", said Roger Entner, an analyst with Recon Analytics LLC, told Bloomberg .

Markets U.S. stocks close lower on sell-off
Author: 0 U.S. stocks close lower on sell-off

The next few days will prove particularly busy as investors will look ahead to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address and the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting. They had risen about 2 percent in premarket trading after the company's quarterly results and full-year forecasts beat expectations. The Nasdaq is up 563.11 points, or 8.2 percent.

Markets German vehicle manufacturers accused of emissions testing on living monkeys
Author: 0 German vehicle manufacturers accused of emissions testing on living monkeys

Only recently, USA media reported that in 2014, three German auto giants – VW, BMW and Daimler – had funded researchers who used monkeys to test the health effects of diesel exhaust. The study was conducted to demonstrate that novel diesel engines were clear than their precursors. It remains unclear whether the carmakers were aware of monkeys being used in the experiments.

Markets Sensex stumbles 250 points but stays above 36000-mark
Author: 0 Sensex stumbles 250 points but stays above 36000-mark

It had ended at a lifetime high of 11,130.40 on Monday. On Monday, as the economic survey got published, chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian repeatedly warned investors about high valuations in the stock market and stressed the need for greater vigilance.

Markets Blackstone close to agreeing $17bn deal to control Thomson Reuters division
Author: 0 Blackstone close to agreeing $17bn deal to control Thomson Reuters division

The new F&R company will make minimum annual payments of $325 million to Reuters to secure access to its news service, equating to nearly $10 billion. The statement did not give any more details. Thomson Reuters Founders Share Co Chairman Kim Williams did not respond to requests for comment. David and Tom just revealed what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy right now.

Markets Apple said to be cutting production of iPhone X
Author: 0 Apple said to be cutting production of iPhone X

However, if a successor to the iPhone SE is indeed on the way, it may not feature any major new features like wireless charging support. According to Kuo , the second-generation iPhone X and a larger 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus will have an increased 4GB of RAM.

Markets Independent report commissioned by BBC denies gender pay gap
Author: 0 Independent report commissioned by BBC denies gender pay gap

There is also a lack of clarity over pay decisions, and there has been a slower rate of pay progression, for both men and women, over the past decade because of a period of significant pay restraint. The station's managers, including general manager Tony Hall , will also be called to testify. "We've already made an important start". They added: "We want to help women progress in their career and have set out ambitious targets to close the gender pay gap, filled by women".

Markets Quiksilver CEO missing after his empty boat washes up on French beach
Author: 0 Quiksilver CEO missing after his empty boat washes up on French beach

Two boats and three helicopters are now involved in a search to find Mr Agnes, according to authorities. According to local witnesses, Agnès went fishing Tuesday, January 30, on his motorboat Mascaret III. Boardriders, which is 85-percent controlled by USA private equity firm Oaktree Capital, owns the Quicksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes brands. The Frencman, who joined the company almost 30 years ago, has always been based at Quiksilver's European headquarters in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, just south ...

Markets Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Cumberland Partners Ltd
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Cumberland Partners Ltd

The stock decreased 2.53% or $0.0043 during the last trading session, reaching $0.1657. The iPhone maker reported $2.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.20. Advantus Cap accumulated 0.04% or 38,229 shares. Hanseatic Svcs stated it has 608 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q3 2017.

Markets Sean Spicer Says RNC Should Return Steve Wynn Donations
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Says RNC Should Return Steve Wynn Donations

Morning television talk shows in Washington also buzzed about the scale of the allegations and Wynn's Saturday resignation as RNC finance chairman. In a statement , MA gaming regulators said that they are "now aware of and [are] taking very seriously the troubling allegations" from the Journal report.

Markets Merkel condemns carmakers' emissions testing on monkeys, humans
Author: 0 Merkel condemns carmakers' emissions testing on monkeys, humans

The research organization received its funding from German carmakers Volkswagen , Daimler and BMW . Its results were to serve as a counterpoint to the World Health Organisation's 2012 classification of diesel as a carcinogen. "We are appalled by the extent of the studies and their implementation", Daimler said in a statement. Asked about scandal, Daimler group admitted in a statement last Sunday, which condemned with energy, experiment carried out by EUGT.

Markets IRS now accepting tax returns; Here's everything you need to know
Author: 0 IRS now accepting tax returns; Here's everything you need to know

On top of that, the IRS can impose a third penalty by tacking on interest to any unpaid taxes. And IF it does, you file and it's flagged because someone already filed. If you owe taxes, you can file now and pay later . Part of the potential problems centers around the Equifax hack past year. Each professional must pass an initial test and follow educational requirements.

Markets Carillion attempted to
Author: 0 Carillion attempted to "wriggle out" of pension obligations, MPs say

The committee chair, Frank Field, condemned Carillion's inability to perform its pension obligations while "shelling out dividends and handsome pay packets for those at the top". MPs have also said that trustees "negotiated away" pensions deficit contributions entirely last autumn, to enable more borrowing in order to keep Carillion afloat.

Markets ATM jackpotting hits the US
Author: 0 ATM jackpotting hits the US

Jackpotting requires access to the machine The thieves first must have access to the ATM machines, and those being hit are usually "stand-alone" machines found in pharmacies, drive-throughs or big-box stores. An alert was sent out Friday to inform the banking community of the potential attack and how they might protect themselves from being victimized. According to Krebs, the Secret Service alert said the attackers typically insert a doctor's endoscope into targeted ATMs to locate an ...

Markets Easyjet CEO takes pay cut after sizeable gender pay gap revealed
Author: 0 Easyjet CEO takes pay cut after sizeable gender pay gap revealed

His predecessor, Carolyn McCall, made a salary of $994,000. The gender pay gap at EasyJet is almost 52 percent, making it one of the widest in the United Kingdom, according to the Financial Times . Currently, the gender pay gap in EasyJet stands at 51.7 percent, but the airline asserted that this is not because of unequal pay for women, specifically.

Markets Russian Federation is banned from Paralympics, again, for doping
Author: 0 Russian Federation is banned from Paralympics, again, for doping

That's despite Chudinov being banned from the Olympics for life by an International Olympic Committee disciplinary panel in November. The decision represents a shift from the earlier IOC ruling to allow fans at the PyeongChang Olympics to fly Russian flags, as does the absence of " Russia " in the name under which neutrals can compete - a change from the IOC's " Olympic Athlete from Russia " tag.