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BP expects positive impact on results from USA tax changes


In its regulatory filing today, the UK-based energy company said although the tax cut will positively impact it in the long term, it will require a revaluation of its deferred tax assets and liabilities in the U.S., which will lead to a non-cash charge of "around" $1.5bn in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Russia Pumps Oil at Record Pace in Same Year of Global Cuts


USA crude output fell through December 22 for the first time since mid-October, slipping from a weekly record after a nine-week expansion. WTI rose 58 cents to $60.42 per barrel on Friday, its best closing price since June of 2015; Brent rose 76 cents to $66.92 per barrel. Read More »

Mega Millions jackpot rises to $343 million


You can see the winning numbers as they come in on News 6 at 11 p.m. will publish the winning numbers immediately following the drawing. Another lucky victor rang into the new year on a high in 2009 after claiming a $47 million prize in California while on January 1, 2008, $33 million was won in Texas, and $61 million was won in Tennessee on January 3, 2014. Read More »

Airtel announces revised Rs. 799 pack for subscribers


Both the operators offer validity of 28 days at Rs799, so Jio users would get 14GB less data compared to Airtel subscribers. This is a prepaid plan and comes with a validity of 28 days. It is important that as with different packs, the "boundless" brings in the Airtel 799 pack are limited to 250 minutes for each day and 1,000 minutes for every week. Read More »

Aviation officials: Flying in 2017 was safer than it's ever been


Statistically speaking, the report concludes that the rate for accidents on large commercial aircraft is about 0.06 accidents per million flights, or one per every 16 million flights. Only in 2005 there were over 1,000 deaths in commercial civil flights, the Aviation Security Network recalls. In total, past year was "still the lowest numbers in modern aviation history", wrote Harro Ranter, chief executive of the ASN. Read More »

Legal sales of recreational marijuana begins in California


Adults can grow up to six marijuana plants per household "out of public view". Hernandez, who is a medical marijuana user, says legalizing recreational pot is "something we've all been waiting for". And many jurisdictions, notably Los Angeles and San Francisco, will be closed to business in the recreational pot sector for days or weeks because of additional local approvals applicants must win. Read More »

Major US airports suffer technical glitch as passport system down


Passport systems in the U.S. are back online after a two-hour outage caused disruptions in some of the major airports on the New Year's Day. Issue affected other United States airports. A computer problem halted operations at U.S. Customs Monday, causing long lines at immigration checkpoints. "During the technology disruption, CBP had access to national security-related databases and all travelers were screened according to security standards", Choates said. Read More »

White House voices support of Iranian protests

Demonstrations started in the north-east as an outcry against economic hardship but turned political in many areas and saw some people chanting slogans against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, President Hassan Rouhani and Iran's foreign policy. Read More »

Winning Euromillions Ticket Worth Almost €39 Million Sold In Ireland


A ticket bought in Ireland won last night's mega EuroMillions jackpot of nearly €39 million, a National Lottery spokesperson has confirmed. "This has been an incredible year for our EuroMillions players. A Dublin syndicate won €88.5m last January and a west of Ireland syndicate walked away with €29m last July. This is a valuable piece of paper. The biggest win remains the €115 million scoop for Dolores McNamara in 2005 followed by the €94 million win in Beaumont in Dublin in 2013. Read More »

NY fast-food workers get latest minimum wage increase


Gallivan, ironically, voted for the minimum wage increase, saying he only did so to slow the increases in Upstate New York. She's "100 percent supportive" of a $15 minimum wage. Restaurant and other workers who rely on tips will also not be making the new minimum wage. "I couldn't imagine how you could live on less than $15 an hour". Read More »

PM Modi addresses his last 'Mann ki Baat' for the year 2017


He also paid tributes to Guru Gobind Singh and said that his extraordinary life of courage inspires us all. Expressing his views on cleanliness, Mr Modi said, people should make a contribution in the direction of making Clean India which the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi had dreamt of. Read More »

'Nigerian prince' scammer arrested - but he's American


According to the statement Slidell police posted on Facebook , "Neu is suspected to have been the 'middle man, ' and [to have] participated in hundreds of financial transactions, involving phone and internet scams, created to con money from victims across the United States". Read More »

Big boost for NPP as 8 Meghalaya MLAs join the party


He, however, remained tight-lipped about legislators resigning from the Congress to join NPP. The Grand Old Party, which marked its 133 Foundation Day just earlier this week days after Rahul Gandhi was elected to be its president, has recently lost power in Himachal Pradesh. Read More »

Jack in the Box launching weed-themed Merry Munchie Meal in California


The Merry Munchie Meal consists of an array of everything Jack has to offer - two tacos, five churros, three chicken strips, french fries, onion rings, and a small drink. Sixty-four percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana, according to a Harris Poll conducted in October. While Totino's the General Mills brand of frozen pizza has on occasion posted advertisements on billboards suggesting that people who are high on marijuana should eat their pizza rolls, do not expected fast-food ... Read More »

Groups, orgs offering safe rides home on New Year's Eve


Whether that means leaving the party early to get tucked into bed or heading to a wild afterparty is completely up to you. To be fair to Uber, Lyft similarly surges - "prime time pricing" - on New Year's Eve. As well as simply avoiding the times when everyone else will be using the service, there are a some ways to make it a bit cheaper. Split Fare: Whether you're riding with your friends using multiple stops or all meet at the same place to catch your ride, you can split the fare in ... Read More »

Airbus to upset Boeing's order lead?


The four airlines involved in the transaction are US carrier Frontier Airlines, Hungary's Wizz Air, Chile's JetSmart and Mexico's Volaris. It has an nearly 10-year order backlog and the company is targeting an increase in the production rate to 60 of the aircraft per month by early 2019. Read More »

Claire's pulls makeup kits after allegedly testing positive for asbestos


WJAR-TV in Rhode Island broke the story last week after a local woman suspected there might be asbestos in her daughter's glitter makeup kit and sent it away to an independent lab to be tested. The mother, Kristiana Warner, works at a law firm that specializes in asbestos litigation. Fitzgerald says he was "shocked" when he saw the results of his tests. Read More »

Checking the Overall Picture for Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

It has outperformed by 33.51% the S&P500. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management decreased its stake in Herbalife Ltd (HLF) by 3.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 29,427 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $823,000, down from 49,476 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More », Inc. (AMZN) Stake Lifted by Aperio Group LLC

Mechanics Bank Trust Department increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 58.76% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nucor Corp now has $20.32B valuation. After $0.34 actual EPS reported by ABB Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.94% negative EPS growth. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Read More »

Need To Buy Alcohol For New Year's Eve? Don't Wait Until Sunday


New Year's Eve falls on a Sunday this year for the first time since 2006. The Senate and House passed it with wide margins, and Gov. Susana Martinez signed it into law. This year is no exception, she said. Semro expects more people are planning to host New Year's Eve parties at home Sunday instead of going out to bars or restaurants. Read More »