New Commercial Drone Rules go into Effect

Commercial operators initially complained that the new rules would be too rigid. Monday's new rules govern the commercial operation of drones and spell out a series of steps an operator must comply with including passing a written test administ... More..

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Apple to show off new offerings on Sept 7

As expected, the debut event to showcase the next iPhone is slated for September, and Apple has just rolled out its official invites. In the company's usual enigmatic style, it provided little more that the...More..

'Ban pellet guns in Kashmir', Omar Abdullah-led delegation tells Modi
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

'Ban pellet guns in Kashmir', Omar Abdullah-led delegation tells Modi

Former diplomat N.N. Jha on Wednesday said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to the valley will make Kashmiris realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's seriousness about dealing with the ongoing unrest. T...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

NZ residential building consents slip 11% in July

Seasonally adjusted dwelling consents slipped to 2,629 in July from 2,938 in June, when they jumped 22 percent, Statistics New Zealand said. The total number of building permits issued in New Zealand plummete...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Stocks jump after Fed Chair Yellen's remarks

The Nasdaq composite edged down 5.49 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,212.20. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 1.2 percent after consumer prices fell the most in three years in July. "Given the Fed's history...More..

Water Main Break Sinkhole Swallows Car on Upper West Side
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Water Main Break Sinkhole Swallows Car on Upper West Side

Crews were able to reroute the flow of water around at 11:30 p.m., but still needed to fix the broken water main ahead of the Tuesday morning rush. Firefighters are checking basements in the area for flooding. ...More..

Victorian fracking ban 'a win for farmers'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Victorian fracking ban 'a win for farmers'

A Victorian Government statement said the permanent legislative ban, to be enshrined in legislation later this year, will protect the "clean, green" reputation of Victoria's agriculture sector, which employs ...More..

Generic Epipen on the way
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Generic Epipen on the way

The group said it would deliver petitions from some 600,000 "outraged consumers and allergy sufferers" to Mylan's executive offices in Cecil today, calling for regulatory reforms and demanding that the company...More..

F1: Rosberg stunned Hamilton made it to third
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

F1: Rosberg stunned Hamilton made it to third

Instead, he came away still trailing Hamilton by nine points after the reigning triple world champion took full advantage of collisions involving his rivals, race disruptions and some spectacular overtaking, to...More..

Brexit could add to high youth jobless rates in United Kingdom cities
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brexit could add to high youth jobless rates in United Kingdom cities

The report revealed that the East of England had the lowest rates of youth unemployment in the United Kingdom at 11.2% and that the North East had the highest rate at 18.3%. Across the United Kingdom, the repor...More..

Snapdeal's Gold answer to Amazon, Flipkart premium membership
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Snapdeal's Gold answer to Amazon, Flipkart premium membership

By launching Snapdeal Gold , the third-largest online retailer in India is levelling the playing field with Amazon and Flipkart, which offer Amazon Prime and Flipkart Assured with similar benefits to shoppers....More..

Investors Alert: Regions Financial Corporation's (RF)
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Investors Alert: Regions Financial Corporation's (RF)

They now have a United States dollars 42 price target on the stock. The company has a market cap of $35.86 billion. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 7.9% while most common profitability ratio return ...More..

Klei's New Game 'Hot Lava' Gets Trailer, Beta
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Klei's New Game 'Hot Lava' Gets Trailer, Beta

In Hot Lava , you're traversing mundane locations like schools or a family home, but with molten lava covering the floor. Based on the childhood game of the same name (often colloquially referred to as, and ...More..

Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder dies aged 83
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder dies aged 83

Wilder, a Milwaukee native, was born Jerome Silberman on June 11, 1933. Editor's note: Gene Seymour is a film critic who has written about music, movies and culture for The New York Times , Newsday, Entertai...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Matches to Make After UFC 202

On the other hand, McGregor avenged his defeat by defeating Diaz via majority decision in the main event of UFC 202 on Saturday, August 20 (Sunday Manila time). The fight itself started off well for McGregor wh...More..

New Ad: 'In Hillary's America - Jobs Disappear'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

New Ad: 'In Hillary's America - Jobs Disappear'

The ads will be aired in nine key states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, New Hampshire, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado, and Nevada. As per the poll, Clinton is winning 85 per cent of self-identified D...More..

OPEC earnings drop to lowest level since 2004
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

OPEC earnings drop to lowest level since 2004

In terms of a potential societal impact, EIA found that, when adjusted for inflation, net OPEC oil revenue was around $606 per person a year ago, down more than 80 percent from 1980. The EIA release also noted ...More..

Mortgage approvals at lowest level since January 2015
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mortgage approvals at lowest level since January 2015

New figures from the Bank of England this morning show that there were 60,912 approvals for house purchase in July, down sharply from the 64,152 in June. The data suggests some moderation in consumer credit gro...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Asian stocks mostly higher on hopes for higher US rates

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, added 0.2 percent to 95.714, though it remained shy of the previous session's high of 95.834 which was its highest since August...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Gold Pulls Back on Rising Rate Increase Fears

FED FACTOR: U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen made comments on Friday that were bullish on the economy but gave no timetable for future rate increases. She gave no timeframe during her speech at the annual Jackson ...More..