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China looks at ending sales of gasoline cars

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The country's vice minister of industry said it had started "relevant research" but that it had not yet decided when the ban would come into force. According to vice minister of Industry and Information Technology Xin Guobin , speaking at an auto forum in Tianjin on Saturday, the move will profoundly affect the path of China's auto industry, cited by Bloomberg . Read More »

Matt Damon gets roughed up in new Suburbicon trailer

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The Oscar victor similarly noted that if Bannon, who is now back as executive chairman of Breitbart, were still in Hollywood, he'd be "licking my ass to get me to do one of his stupid-ass screenplays". "I struggled with that for years, my looks, my hair. but I feel like things have changed so much in the industry, we have so many African-American women starring in shows now, so I feel there's been progress, but there's still a lot of things were facing on both sides". Read More »

Top 25: Freshman key in Wisconsin Badgers victory

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FAU's defensive line disrupted things in the Badgers' backfield on several occasions, but it wasn't able to prevent the big running plays that keyed the Badgers' win; Taylor's first two touchdowns came on runs of 64 and 29 yards. Still, a funky play here or there can lead to some points for the Owls, so I am going to take my chance with the over. The Badgers need to come out firing on all cylinders from the get-go. Read More »

North Korea won't be swayed by mere bluster

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The White House Wednesday released details of calls Tuesday with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. "Is it inevitable? Nothing is inevitable", Trump said during a news conference. Britain's U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft stressed that "maximum possible pressure" must be placed on North Korea to give diplomacy a shot at ending the ongoing crisis. Read More »

US calls for UNSC meet over N.Korea draft resolution

Xenon is a naturally occurring, colorless gas that is used in manufacturing of some sorts of lights. The North Korean ambassador branded the move as "ignorant" and said disagreement over the country's nuclear program was an issue for the United States and "has nothing to do with Mexico". Read More »

Massive hack at Equifax exposes personal records of Brits and 143m Americans

Credit card numbers for about 209,000 US consumers were also in the package of information stolen in the hack. CREDIT REPORT OUTFIT Equifax has admitted that a hack on its systems has exposed the social security numbers and other personal details of about 143 million Americans , or 44 per cent of the country's population. Read More »

How to Protect Your Personal Information After Equifax Hack

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Credit card numbers for over 200,000 consumers were stolen, as well as over 150,000 documents used by customers in disputes. The data is enough for hackers to use stolen credentials to steal the identities of victims. "We could be impacted for many years on this because that data is now outside secure bounds", says SAP National Security Service's Mark Testoni. Read More »

Thompson, Ko set for final round showdown in Indianapolis

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The Houston player donated her winnings last week in Portland to hurricane relief efforts in her hometown area. "That's always the best feeling". Aditi found 11 of the 14 fairways and 14 of the 18 greens in regulation, but she left a few shots on the green. Read More »

Hend cools down but still leads in Switzerland

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Earlier, fog shrouding the Swiss Alps course caused a two-hour, 24-minute stoppage. Playing partner Darren Fichardt , England's Matthew Fitzpatrick and Paraguayan Fabrizio Zanotti were his nearest challengers, with Lucas Bjerregaard , Dean Burmester and Marcus Fraser in the clubhouse at eight under. Read More »

Man shot by police at Miami airport amid frenzied Irma evacuation

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The terminal was evacuated and shut down. However, on Friday afternoon there were nearly 100 flights canceled ahead of the storm, according to The Miami Herald . Miami-Dade Police said in a tweet that the situation involved a single suspect and is under control. Airport operations continued Friday, perhaps the last full day to evacuate Florida before the effects of Irma are felt. Read More »

Airlines scramble to evacuate residents ahead of Hurricane Irma

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JetSmarter , a South Florida based private jet company that started four years ago with around 10,000 members, will provide flights from Fort Lauderdale to destinations out of the reach of Irma such as Teterboro and Morristown airports in New Jersey, plus New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Las Vegas and out of other Florida cities as well. Read More »

Legal & General Group Plc Increases Stake in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

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Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0537436489254 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $1.09 earnings per share. Carnival Dream - Sept. 10 - Will depart New Orleans on Sept. 10 to operate a three-port western Caribbean cruise to Ocho Rios , Grand Cayman and Cozumel . Read More »

What new tech is Lyft launching in San Francisco?

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Its rival Uber has been working on its own self-driving cars for the last two years (which included a botched rollout of the vehicles to passengers in San Francisco in December). There was no detail announced with regards to when the pilot might start, nor how "select" Lyft customers will be selected to get these free robot vehicle rides (though Consumerist notes that Lyft ride-hailers will have to "opt in" for an autonomous ride). Read More »

Uber announces plans to electrify its London fleet by 2025

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People using uberPOOL trips will be excluded from the 35p addition. " Air pollution is a growing problem and we're determined to play our part in tackling it", said Fred Jones, Uber's head of United Kingdom cities. The move follows a flurry of auto companies, including Ford, Toyota and Nissan, announcing their own scrappage schemes in recent weeks in a bid to help drivers of older diesels trade in their cars for cleaner models - or even electric vehicles. Read More »

United Kingdom industrial output increased modestly in July

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That was the fastest rise recorded in official data on the auto industry since March 2009, with new models contributing to the growth. However, separate ONS data showed the construction industry is continuing to struggle with output falling - for the fourth consecutive month - by 0.9% in July because of a lack of new projects. Read More »

Uber Faces FBI Investigation For 'Hell' Tracking Program

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Hell was the codename for the secret tracking software. Along with his accusations of wrongful employment, he accused fellow Uber workers of using the "Heaven" software to spy on customers, including "high profile politicians, celebrities, and even personal acquaintances of Uber employees, including ex-boyfriends/girlfriends, and ex-spouses". Read More »

Regulators ask Pak based Habib bank to shut ops in US

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The bank was reportedly given several warnings over its possible connections with terror financing and money laundering, according to officials. Last month, the regulator had intimated HBL that it would impose the $629.6 million penalty after finding these deficiencies in the risk management and Bank Secrecy ActAnti-Money Laundering compliance programme at the NY branch. Read More »

Oil steady as USA refining demand rises but ample crude supplies weigh

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Oil prices ended higher on Wednesday to notch their fourth-winning session in a row as demand picked up after USA refineries started to resume operations. Irma, however, was not expected to affect supply as it was headed away from U.S. oil production in the Gulf. "Most refineries are restarting and we expect a near-full recovery by month-end", USA investment bank Jefferies stated. Read More »

Kroger Q2 profit falls on price cuts as same-store sales rise

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Next Financial Group, Inc now owns 30,193 shares valued at $704,000,000. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 3,682 shares of the company's stock worth $109,000 after purchasing an additional 502 shares during the period. In terms of earnings per share, 24 analysts have a 0.40 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Oct-17, for the quarter ending Jan-17, 23 analysts have a 0.52 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Jan-17 there are 26 estimates of 2.11 EPS. Read More »

PR firm Bell Pottinger 'nearing collapse'

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The PRCA launched an investigation into Bell Pottinger following a complaint from South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA). Reputational damage is not just limited to Bell Pottinger, in a House of Lord's debate several members suggested the scandal reflected badly on United Kingdom businesses and organisations operating in South Africa. Read More »

Wall St opens lower on North Korea tensions

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The expanded index S&P 500 has dropped 0.8 %, which is 18,70 points, 2457,85 points. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index dropped 16.50 points or 0.3 percent to finish at 5,689.70, while the broader All Ordinaries Index ended down 14.90 points or 0.3 percent at 5,752.90. Read More »

Trinity Mirror ponders bid for Northern & Shell publishing assets

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Desmond, who made his name publishing specialist magazines, including adult titles such as the British edition of Penthouse, bought the Express titles in 2000 for 125 million pounds. In a statement the Trinity Mirror said: "There is no certainty that any transaction will be agreed or completed". If Express Newspapers owner Richard Desmond sells up, this would mean his exit from the media world, after selling Channel 5 in 2014. Read More »