China Boosts Defense Spending Amid Military Modernization

Last year's growth target was "6.5 per cent or higher". China's military planners have also taken note of the US shift this year in its threat analysis from terrorism to rivals Russian Federation and China, said Yue Gang, a retired colonel and mili... More..

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Dominant services sector picks up after gloomy January
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Dominant services sector picks up after gloomy January

New Delhi: The Indian services sector contracted in February and fell to a six-month low, as new work orders suffered amid weak underlying demand conditions, says a monthly survey. The composite PMI, which i...More..

United Midfielder Scott McTominay Pledges International Career to Scotland
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

United Midfielder Scott McTominay Pledges International Career to Scotland

McTominay, who has been associated with United since he was five, signed a new contract in October that will keep him at Old Trafford until 2021. According to multiple reports, McTominay has decided to choose...More..

Rain chances tonight, snow showers possible this week
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Rain chances tonight, snow showers possible this week

Below normal temperatures are expected for most of this week with highs in the 50s most days. Those chances for rain and snow continue into Wednesday and Thursday . Definitely cover up sensitive plants or ...More..

'Ex-Russian spy' in hospital after suspected exposure to unknown substance
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

'Ex-Russian spy' in hospital after suspected exposure to unknown substance

He was jailed in 2006 for 13 years after being caught spying for Britain. Skripal was sentenced in Russian Federation to a 13-year prison term before he was pardoned in 2010 as part of a spy swap with the Uni...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

United Kingdom auto sales fall again, with JLR down 15 per cent

But registrations of new diesel cars fell back by 23.5 per cent which SMMT said suggests diesel vehicle owners are keeping their older cars for longer. There were declines across private, fleet and business sal...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

IEA: Output in US Oil to Jump in Upcoming Five Years

According to the Wall Street Journal , American crude oil capacity is expected to reach a record level of 12.1 million barrels a day by 2023; an increase of almost 2 million barrels per day from current levels...More..

Qualcomm delays shareholder meeting after regulators step in
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Qualcomm delays shareholder meeting after regulators step in

Singapore-based Broadcom plans to complete its move back to the United States by mid-May to remove a roadblock to the proposed deal to by calming concerns at CFIUS , Reuters reported on Friday. President D...More..

Kent homes without water after pipes burst
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Kent homes without water after pipes burst

Meanwhile, homeowners across the United Kingdom are being urged to reduce their water usage, following concerns that widespread leaks could create a national water shortage. A Tweet from the water supplier sa...More..

Broadcom-Qualcomm Showdown Delayed by US Security Panel Order
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Broadcom-Qualcomm Showdown Delayed by US Security Panel Order

Later on Monday, Qualcomm fired back, saying Broadcom's response was part of "its now familiar pattern of deliberately seeking to mislead shareholders and the general public by using rhetoric rather than su...More..

Shell-Shocked Investors Find Trade Angst Is Latest Market Menace
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Shell-Shocked Investors Find Trade Angst Is Latest Market Menace

It's the latest dizzying swing in a whirlwind week as investors recalibrate - again and again - how anxious to be about a possible trade war and a more aggressive Federal Reserve. IXIC 77.10 points, or 1.1 per...More..

Amazon may begin offering branded checking accounts
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Amazon may begin offering branded checking accounts

Amazon is in talks with JP Morgan and Capital One to offer checking account-esque services to customers, according to the WSJ . It said Amazon Pay allows consumers to pay for products on third-party sites ...More..

Allies won't be exempted from planned US tariffs
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Allies won't be exempted from planned US tariffs

Ross added, "I have not heard him describe particular exemptions just yet". U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says that President Donald Trump has no plan to exempt certain countries from his proposed s...More..

When will beast from the east loosen its grip on Lincolnshire?
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

When will beast from the east loosen its grip on Lincolnshire?

The extreme weather has already disrupted travel nationwide, with potentially life-threatening conditions in places. Up to 10cm of snow fell in many areas overnight as Britain's Met Office warned that "...More..

Flood and High Wind Watch for Fairfield County
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Flood and High Wind Watch for Fairfield County

TIMING.Midnight tonight through Friday night. As the powerful coastal storm hits the East Coast, several schools in the area are closed or reporting delays. A wind Advisory is in effect for portions of Sout...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Craig-Hallum Calls a Bottom for Plunging American Outdoor Brands Stock

Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new stake in American Outdoor Brands during the fourth quarter valued at about $556,000. The stock exchanged hands 2.94 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 1.82 Mil...More..

Median Hourly Profit for Uber, Lyft Drivers Is Just $3.37
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Median Hourly Profit for Uber, Lyft Drivers Is Just $3.37

Median gross driver revenues are $0.59 per mile, the study found, but after expenses, median driver profit is only $0.29 per mile. According to the research , 30 percent of drivers actually lose money fr...More..

Early Voting Period For The March 6th Primary Ends Friday
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Early Voting Period For The March 6th Primary Ends Friday

Election officials suggest voters read over sample ballots that are available on the Tarrant County elections website (access.tarrantcounty.com/en/elections.html) before heading to the polls. "And going in ...More..

Scientists find a previously unknown mega-colony of penguins on Antarctic islands
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Scientists find a previously unknown mega-colony of penguins on Antarctic islands

Surprisingly, the newly discovered colony is formed of 1.5 million Adelie penguins, the very same species of penguins that, only 160 kilometers west of the Danger Islands, are dying due to ice melting. Once the...More..

REI Stops Selling 50 NRA-Linked Brands
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

REI Stops Selling 50 NRA-Linked Brands

Vista owns around 50 different brands including Bell Helmets, Copilot, Camp Chef, JimmyStyks and other outdoor gear makers and of course - Savage Arms. For the sake of transparency, Monopoint Media, a company t...More..

Companies cut ties with the NRA; FedEx stands pat
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Companies cut ties with the NRA; FedEx stands pat

In addition, vehicle rental company Enterprise Holdings , which also owns Alamo and National , has said it was cutting off discounts for NRA members . Other companies - including FedEx , Life Line Scr...More..

Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight

Toronto Coun. Joe Cressy was aboard the plane when he said he heard "a commotion" 15 to 20 rows behind him. "The smoke was bigger than the flame, so that's what I saw", Cressy told CP24 via phone. "It's lucky...More..

JC Penney Company Inc Stock Sinks on Q4 Revenue Miss
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

JC Penney Company Inc Stock Sinks on Q4 Revenue Miss

The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the previous year is $4.22. About 513,103 shares traded. (NYSE:NOW). C. Penney Company, Inc. One of the important differe...More..

President Moon says that North Korea ready for talks with USA Video
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

President Moon says that North Korea ready for talks with USA Video

Mr Han urged the Trump administration to "stop all provocations that escalate tensions, including deployment of nuclear assets around the Korean peninsula", as well as the joint military exercises that he sa...More..

Uber Health Gives Patients Rides to Doctor's Appointments
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Uber Health Gives Patients Rides to Doctor's Appointments

This would be especially helpful for senior citizens who primarily use a landline to make and receive phone calls. "It's definitely something we're very excited about and it's a key component of what we're putt...More..