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Rocky Mountain Hyperloop selected as a finalist

Hyperloop One, a company dedicated to building a state-of-the-art mass transit system using tubes and magnetic levitation, announced Thursday the 10 route proposals it chose from hundreds of applicants, and Pittsburgh is the endpoint of one of them. Read More »

Brazil's president accused of obstructing justice and leading criminal group


Temer was accused along with six heavyweight political allies, said Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot's office in a statement. Wesley Batista is accused of improperly profiting from trades in JBS shares and United States dollars between April 24 and May 17 ahead of the announcement of a plea bargain between both brothers and prosecutors in the Temer-related case. Read More »

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) Shares Sold by Jennison Associates LLC

About 1.81M shares traded. Three Peaks Capital Management, LLC added to its stake by buying 153,492 shares an increase of 34.7% in the quarter. Schroder Inv Management Grp has invested 0.02% in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC). If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and global trademark & copyright legislation. Read More »

Republicans' tax-cut myth is about to crumble


The analysis by the Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan think tank, found Republicans might have to expand the federal budget deficit to cut the corporate rate to Trump's proposed 15 percent or to the 23 percent level sought by leading tax policymakers from Congress and the administration. Read More »

McDonald's cashier gives birth at work, tries to flush baby down toilet


She went to the restroom numerous times, raising the concern of co-workers. The coworker reportedly found Lockner, a pool of blood, and a baby lying face down in the toilet as Lockner flushed. The infant was placed in a medically-induced coma at the hospital and has since been taken out of the coma. Lockner is detained at the San Mateo County jail on $11m bail on charges of attempted murder and inflicting bodily harm on child. Read More »

Billions more barrels of oil possible from Azerbaijan


It brings back the days, when we signed the "Contract of the Century". "Twenty three years pass since that day". The new agreement "is of crucial importance for Azerbaijan's future development", said Aliyev , who took to twitter to celebrate the accomplishment. Read More »

Investors Swarm in on Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:MMP) Shares

The latest exchange of 0.38 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 647.19 Million shares. The Natixis holds 931,200 shares with $71.40 million value , up from 536,700 last quarter. D E Shaw & Comm Incorporated owns 852,204 shares or 0.1% of their U.S. portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:TTPH). Read More »

Ford hides driver in auto seat to test driverless signals


The trial, conducted with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute , also made use of a light bar mounted on the top of the windshield to provide communication about what the vehicle was doing, including yielding , driving autonomously or accelerating from a full stop. Read More »

Alabama poverty rate decreasing, still way above USA average


More than 2.8 million of New York's 19.2 million residents were living in poverty past year, down from nearly 3 million in poverty in 2015. And yawning racial disparities remain, with the median African American household earning only $39,490, compared with more than $65,000 for whites and over $81,000 for Asians. Read More »

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD): China's Internet Finance Association issue warning on crypto exchanges


The price of bitcoin plunged on Thursday after Chinese authorities crack down on cryptocurrencies, with the country's biggest exchange announcing the suspension of operations. The website Crypto Coins News further cited a local newsletter that said banning bitcoin exchanges was "certain". Bitcoin was trading 11.17 per cent lower at $3,441.47 at the time of writing, according to CoinDesk's index - the cryptocurrency's lowest price in more than a month. Read More »

Don't freak out about Hurricane Jose just yet


Jose is a category 2 hurricane that will continue to experience weakening as it meanders northeast of the Bahamas over the next couple of days. Hurricane Jose, which is taking more of a northerly track, Hurricane Katia, which slammed into Mexico's east coast, and of course Hurricane Irma which made its US landfall in Florida. Read More »

FPL Expects Power Back on by End of Weekend in South Florida


A total of 216 outages in the three counties are affecting around 50,881 Georgia Power customers as of 6 a.m. Tuesday. Duke Energy suspended work at the $1.5 billion Citrus County, Fla. All substations and 1K+ main power lines restored. "Rest assured, we are committed to restoring your power safely and as quickly as possible". Almost 65% of the state's electric customers lost power at the peak of the storm, including 72% of FPL customers and 73% of Duke Energy's. Read More »

UK's Financial Watchdog Releases Warning of ICO Risks


Typically, businesses will develop a digital token, such as their own proprietary virtual currency, and look to sell those tokens to investors in a bid to raise capital in return for existing cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, Ether or Ripple rather than fiat currency such as dollars, euros or pounds. Read More »

Pence: Trump will make decision on DACA with 'big heart'


President Donald Trump is expected to announce he is rescinding DACA , a program instituted by President Barack Obama that protects from deportation undocumented immigrants who were brought to America by their parents before their 16th birthday. Read More »

Trump courts Democrats over tax cuts


A Democratic senator says President Donald Trump stressed to a group of senators at the White House that his tax overhaul wouldn't mean tax cuts for the rich. Members of the House Freedom Caucus have expressed concerns over voting for the measure until they receive more details on the tax reform proposal. President Trump created a little bit of chaos last week when he backed the Democrat's plan to pass a short-term spending bill and extension of the debt ceiling. Read More »

Elon Musk sets date for all-electric Tesla Semi reveal


The revised date from Musk comes as Tesla gears up to expand in a highly competitive area of the automotive sector. We know a little about this electric freight truck . Finally, on Wednesday, September 13, Musk tweeted about the status of the of the Tesla #Semi Truck . The only report of specifications for the teased Tesla electric truck was that its single battery charge will have it cover a range of anywhere between 200 to 300 miles. Read More »

London house prices record biggest fall in 9 years


House buyer sentiment remained cautious in London and the South East, while further away from the capital respondents appeared to generally be more optimistic regarding the near term outlook. But the reading for London is well in negative territory and hit its weakest level since 2008. Sentiment in East Anglia and the North East of England was also modestly negative, according to the findings. Read More »

Elon Musk unveils date for Tesla semi truck reveal event


The departure of Diarmuid O'Connell, who helped Tesla negotiate its most important deals, including the purchase of its factory in California and building a massive battery factory in Nevada, comes as the company tries to ramp up production and deliveries of its Model 3 electric vehicle. Read More »

Will the Bank of England Spring a Hawkish Surprise?


Month-on-month, inflation turned positive to 0.6% from a negative 0.1% seen in the previous month, posting the highest increase in six months. Data on Tuesday showed that inflation had hit 2.9 per cent last month, exceeding forecasts and overshooting the Bank of England's 2 per cent target. Read More »

Jose still in the Atlantic: NOT an imminent US threat


A damaged house after Hurricane Irma swept through the Florida Keys . Lewis says six people died in auto crashes, four while engaged in storm preparations, one was electrocuted by a downed power line, and another had a cardiac issue. It's too early to tell what the exact estimates will be, but I think it won't have a bad impact on the economy". All of the companies 6,000 crews have been mobilized, and they didn't send any crews to Florida and Texas in anticipation of the storm. Read More »

USA not giving up on diplomacy with N. Korea: State Department


Ed Royce, the Republican chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee, said time was running out and Chinese firms should be given "a choice between doing business with North Korea or the United States ". During planned meetings with Abe and Xi, Trump is expected to pivot on North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons threats, as well as bilateral economic issues such as possibilities to reduce Washington's trade deficits with the two countries. Read More »