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Author: 0 US, Europe trade air security info at laptop ban talks

The industry made its concerns known in a May 16 letter obtained by CBS News' Kris Van Cleave. The ban proposal is now set to be extended to Europe in some manner, a move that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said would cost more than $1 billion to implement and be a logistical nightmare to adhere to for airlines.

Author: 0 US extends Obama-era sanctions relief for Iran, but imposes other sanctions

Missile testing and Iran's involvement in terrorism and regional violence were not covered by the nuclear deal , and the Obama administration kept in place sanctions targeting Iran for those activities. "And they were also at the table and they still support the deal". "It is alarming that individuals involved with Iran's missile program are assisting the brutal Assad regime, and we are taking action to curtail this behavior".

Author: 0 Indians offer prayers for safe release of Kulbhushan Jadhav

It comes 10 days after India approached the UN's top court for " provisional measure " of protection - an interim relief - in the Jadhav case. India had even expressed the fear that Pakistan might execute Jadhav even before the hearing of the ICJ was over and demanded an immediate suspension of his death sentence.

Business Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax
Author: 0 Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax

Mr Morrison said that "customer deposits of less than $250,000 and additional capital requirements imposed on the banks by regulatory authorities are excluded from their assessed liabilities" and added that "unlike the previous bank deposit tax, this is specifically not a levy on pensioners' and others' ordinary deposit accounts, nor is it on home loans".

Author: 0 Ford Motor Company To Slash Up To 10% Of Workforce

These priorities include focusing on bolstering the most profitable elements of its core business, investing prudently, yet aggressively in emerging opportunities, and revamping underperforming areas of its core business. In North America and Asia, targeted salaried employees will begin receiving buyout offers in early June, according to the company. Ford won praise from Trump when it announced in early January that it was scrapping plans for a plant in Mexico and would invest $700 million ...

Business Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs
Author: 0 Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

The attack takes advantage of a critical exploit in older versions of Windows that was uncovered by the US National Security Agency earlier this year. The southern city of Yiyang, with a population of more than four million, said its traffic department had to disconnect from the internet and suspend all operations, while Xi'an, a city of more than eight million in northern China, said the processing of drivers' tests and traffic violations would be affected because its traffic department had ...

Business Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade
Author: 0 Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade

Finance ministers and central bank governors from the United States, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy and Britain met in the Italian city of Bari to discuss the world economy, combating terrorist funding, cyber security and taxes, Reuters reported .

Author: 0 Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election

The Greens, with three seats, can now decide who forms the next government. Also out are Liberal cabinet ministers Suzanne Anton and Amrik Virk. More than 170,000 B.C. Weaver heralded the breakthrough of his candidates on Vancouver Island. At press time, Christy Clark's governing Liberals were clinging to 42 seats, two seats short of a majority in the B.C.

Author: 0 Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

The committee announced it was issuing the subpoena after Flynn declined a voluntary request for cooperation. Michael Flynn was subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into links between Russian Federation and Mr Trump's campaign team.

Business Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo
Author: 0 Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo

The rotation policy implemented by the French manager has allowed key actors such as Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo to arrive in these final matches in spectacular shape, as they've both rested longer than in any previous term at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Author: 0 Sage of Omaha Warren Buffett eyeing benefits of Trump tax cut

And, responding to individual shareholder queries, they also spoke about their dreams and regrets. Buffett told the meeting Berkshire could pay its first dividend since 1967, "reasonably soon, even while I'm around". But 3G has been frequently criticized for its ruthless cost-cutting measures, including layoffs. Buffett acknowledges some insurance deals might be impossible to replicate once Jain is gone, but says a lot of solid habits are institutionalized at Berkshire's insurance companies.

Author: 0 Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code

Lazarus' link to North Korea isn't definite, but security researchers have tied the two together in previous attacks . They're trying to strengthen their muscle with no cause. To protect your computer - install any software updates now and make that a regular habit. "I don't have a good answer to why the North Koreans would target China or Russian Federation", said Gi-Wook Shin, director of the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University.

Author: 0 Indivior PLC (INDV) Earns "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $156,247 activity. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 13.89% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.59% the S&P500. The company has market cap of 468.44 million GBP. The Firm delivers learning through providing a range of educational services and products to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners.

Business 1st large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight
Author: 0 1st large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

April 2009: COMAC finishes the C919's initial design and says it aims to send the jet on its maiden flight in 2014, according to the state-owned Beijing News. The flight lasted one hour and 19 minutes, with the aircraft touching down at 15.19 local time. There is also the daunting task of selling the jet in a global market dominated by Boeing and Airbus.

Business Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts
Author: 0 Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

Those devices are built on the cheap, and the companies that make them don't have the dedicated teams of security engineers ready to craft and distribute security patches. It never even affected the most recent version of the operating system, Windows 10. Microsoft did issue patches for the vulnerabilities before the attacks took place, but not everyone downloaded them.

Business Twitter co-founder Biz Stone returns to company
Author: 0 Twitter co-founder Biz Stone returns to company

The co-founder's return to the company comes as Twitter begins to make strides in changing the narrative that it is failing company. "I'll shape the experience internally so it's also felt outside the company". Twitters non-GAAP earnings were $0.11 per share compared with the $0.01 per share expected by analysts. When Mr. Dorsey raised the idea of his return at a meeting with employees this year, people cheered, Mr.

Business Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut
Author: 0 Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut

Oil rode its longest rising streak in more than a month as a proposal by the world's two biggest crude producers to extend output curbs into 2018 boosted confidence that other nations will follow suit. In its latest monthly report, the IEA stated that global oil supply fell 140,000 bpd for April and, assuming no changes, there would be an implied draw of 700,000 bpd for the quarter.

Author: 0 Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

There were no signs that the attack sought to single out the USA or South Korea, despite its emergence at a time of high tensions on the Korean Peninsula. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, is joined by Korean Ambassador Tae-yul Cho as she speak to reporters before a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at United Nations headquarters.

Author: 0 Home Depot tops quarterly expectations as consumers invest in home improvement

For the period ending 2017-03-31, Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE:TPC) reported actual EPS of $0.27. $20.26M worth of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) was sold by Menear Craig A on Wednesday, February 22. Pineno Levin & Ford Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Home Depot by 0.3% in the first quarter. Ratings analysis reveals 64% of The Home Depot Inc .'s analysts are positive.

Business Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8
Author: 0 Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Earlier this week, the Office of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that it would not charge Bostian, the train's engineer, despite saying that Bostian was operating the train at an unsafe speed. The train's data recorder showed it was traveling at 106 miles per hour around a sharp curve with a speed limit of 50. "One thing he has never recollected is how or why he accelerated before the curve", said lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi, who with Kline represents about three dozen ...

Business Analysts lose confidence in J.C. Penney
Author: 0 Analysts lose confidence in J.C. Penney

For the first quarter, the company's net loss was $180 million, or ($0.58) per share. (JCP) is at 24.87. In his thesis, Mark noted that the firm upgraded the stock previous year when it saw an attractive trading opportunity as J C Penny executed well on its growth initiatives, derisked balance sheet, and reduced its costs.

Author: 0 Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global 'ransomware' attack

SAN FRANCISCO A computer virus that exploits the same vulnerability as the global "ransomware" attack has latched on to more than 200,000 computers and begun manufacturing digital currency, experts said Tuesday. The WannaCry attack made headlines on Friday after locking computers in the U.K.'s health system and Spain's largest telecom. China has strongly opposed THAAD, saying it can spy into its territory, and South Korean companies have been hit in China by a nationalist backlash over the ...

Business How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday
Author: 0 How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

Technology companies climbed the most, while financials managed a small gain. "There's a lot of political data but not a lot of economic data that's changing the landscape", said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.