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Twitter wants to charge businesses $99 to manage their promoted tweets

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Twitter can certainly use the money. "Then, the promotion of your Tweets will be automated". Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.GettyTwitter is quietly testing a premium subscription plan created to boost the reach power users and small businesses get from their tweets, a bid by the struggling company to tap into a larger pool of advertisers. Read More »

Venezuela opposition to block streets as assembly vote looms

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The government crackdown on street protests has left more than 100 people dead. It is pushing on with its own strategy of trying to force Maduro from power through early elections. The US has responded to Maduro's intransigence by imposing economic sanctions on 13 current and former Venezuelan officials, freezing their US assets and forbidding US entities from doing business with them. Read More »

Electric Bus Maker Gets $66 Million MTA Contract

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According to BYD, this is among the largest single contracts for electric buses in United States history, and will directly lead to 59 new manufacturing jobs at the BYD factory in Lancaster, California. Metro will spend $138 million on the 95 buses from New Flyer America Inc. and BYD. That includes $51 million for 35 electric buses from New Flyer, and $7.8 million for charging stations at both ends of the line. Read More »

'Skinny Bill' fails to repeal Obamacare in midnight vote

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EDT, was a blistering defeat for President Donald Trump and McConnell, R-Ky., who've made uprooting the statute a top priority. "From the beginning, I have believed that Obamacare should be repealed and replaced with a solution that increases competition, lowers costs, and improves care for the American people". Read More »

Scaramucci Vows To Go After White House 'Leakers'

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A university-commissioned investigation concluded Paterno and others hushed up the allegations for fear of bad publicity. Scaramucci eventually tweeted about the rant too. Scaramucci was chosen by the President to, among other things, target those leaks. "Some brothers are like Cain and Abel", he said. The financial disclosure forms, however, are publicly available, notes the Politico report, which links to them. Read More »

Arizona's Secretary of State gets new request for voter info

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Some say providing the data would undermine voters' privacy and worry the commission is politically motivated. The Presidential Commission on Election Integrity has sent a second letter to Arizona and other states that refused to turn over voter data earlier this month. Read More »

Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Finally, Citigroup Inc. restated a "buy" rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of Pretium Resources in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Hedge funds have lately modified to their stake in The corporation. 621,001 shares of the company were exchanged. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Pretium Resources Inc (NYSE:PVG). Gabelli Funds Ltd accumulated 345,000 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Read More »

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Stake Decreased by Northstar Asset Management LLC

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Fic Capital owns 0.89% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ) for 16,946 shares. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Asure Software Incorporated (NASDAQ:ASUR) had an increase of 110.95% in short interest. Therefore 100% are positive. More interesting news about Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Fool.com and their article: "The Walt Disney Company: The Bear Case From a Bull" published on July 06, 2017 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "Better Buy: The Walt Disney ... Read More »

Israel to shut down Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem office

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There were several such protests on Friday in the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic militant group Hamas. Since the metal detectors were removed early Tuesday, Jerusalem's Islamic authorities have been urging people not to enter until they assessed the changes made to the security set-up around the mosque - a request they repeated on Thursday's early hours despite the victorious atmosphere. Read More »

Senate votes against ACA repeal and replace amendment

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And wouldn't it be a bill that ultimately you could say from the outset you're going to vote against? It depends on what the House decides. There is still time for reasonable Republican senators to abandon this partisan process. A recent Maine Center for Economic Policy study found that the preventive care, such as birth control and cancer screenings, provided by Planned Parenthood created a net savings of almost $8 million for the state. Read More »

Couple jumps out of Manhattan building

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A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. They jumped earlier this morning, around 5:30 A.M. The pair left suicide notes and pled for those who found them to ensure that their kids were cared for. "Patricia and I had everything in life". According to the police source, the note also explained that both of them had medical issues, and they were not able to afford the health care bills stacking up against them. Read More »

Kidnapped students of Igbonla College Lagos regain Freedom

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Operatives of the Nigeria Police are said to have picked up the boys at Aboto Creek in Ilaje local government area of Ondo State at about 3:30pm, and will soon be reunited with their families. Efforts to reach the Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, on Friday were futile as he did not pick his calls. Gunmen in military camouflage had allegedly stormed the school and abducted the six students from their hostel. Read More »

Trump's Manhattan Skyline Sketch Fetches Nearly $30000

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Sanders Auctions, which confirmed the sale to CNN. The piece has received nearly five times more than the house's normal auction traffic, according to Michael Kirk of Nate D. . Artnet News earlier reported the sale of Trump's drawing Thursday morning. His decades of experience in New York City real estate aside, the drawing is largely lacking in any defining Big Apple characteristics apart from an elongated paper bag-like structure that seems to be screaming, meant to represent Trump ... Read More »

At least 29 civilians killed in US-led air strikes on Raqqa

But much tougher fighting still lies ahead. "We estimate less than 2,000 Daesh fighters still remain in Raqqa". Mustafa Bali, an SDF media official who is now in a village west of regime positions southwest of Raqqa city, told Syria Direct on Wednesday that the US-backed forces are "not concerned with anything but our battles with the Islamic State". Read More »

Defective Takata Airbags Claim Two Victims In One Month

The Takata airbag recall is the largest in US history, affecting more than 42 million vehicles, not counting another 2.7 million that were identified earlier this month. Kuffo's auto had been included in one of the many Takata recalls, but a Honda spokesperson said the recall was never completed on his vehicle. The company offered sympathy to the victim's family, and it urged owners of recalled vehicles to get them repaired as soon as possible. Read More »

Senate committee drops Manafort subpoena

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The committee also removed the president's son Donald Trump Jr. from the list of witnesses scheduled for Wednesday's public hearing. Both Manafort and Kushner have been cooperating with the committees which, along with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, are probing Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and possible collusion with Trump associates. Read More »

Japan's defence minister expected to resign on Friday, media say

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Mr. Abe apologized to the nation over the resignation of Ms. Inada, saying he bore full responsibility for appointing her to the post. Sources close to the matter said Friday that amid diminishing public trust in the Defence Ministry and the Self-Defence Forces, Abe is looking to replace Inada with someone with experience, with former Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera's name being floated as her likely successor. Read More »

European Union freedom of movement to end by 2019, says Lewis

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The U.K.is "working towards the goal of achieving sustainable levels of net migration ", Rudd wrote in a letter to Alan Manning, the committee's chair. During Rudd's announcement of the study, she said Britain is seeking an agreement which will continue the free movement of people and make sure there would be no cliff-edge for European Union workers living in Britain or their employers. Read More »

Plainfield Pair Charged Following Murder-For-Hire Investigation

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According to court paperwork, Chase paid about $5,000 to a man as a down payment for killing Jean Temple, Maurice Temple's ex-wife. The mother-and-son duo also offered Horne additional incentives, including property, to carry out Jean's murder, and Maurice repeatedly checked Horne to make sure he wasn't recording their discussions, according to the Boston Globe . Read More »

Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II (PDT) formed wedge up with $18.24 target or 8.00% above today's $16.89 share price. (NYSE:VG) earned "Buy" rating by William Blair on Friday, May 5. Assetmark Inc holds 0% or 3,195 shares in its portfolio. 250,000 were accumulated by Maplelane Capital Ltd. Cohen Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in Caesars Entertainment Corporation during the first quarter valued at $2,697,000. Read More »

Bengaluru-based Ola-subsidiary firm booked for Aadhaar data theft

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Ashok Lenin (Deputy Director, UIDAI Regional Office Bengaluru) filed the complaint with High Grounds police station on July 26 under sections 37 and 38 of Aadhaar Act. So far there is no information on how the Aadhaar details were hacked or how were the details misused. According to a report by the Times of India , the case seems to be one of unauthorized authentication of Aadhaar data by the private company. Read More »

Venezuela opposition blocks streets as controversial assembly vote looms

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The opposition has refused to participate in the process at all, arguing that the election is created to guarantee a pro-government majority. NAN reports that the Constituent Assembly would have power to rewrite the constitution and shut down the existing opposition-led legislature, which the opposition maintains would cement dictatorship in Venezuela . Read More »