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Finance UberX Plans to Go All-Electric in London by 2019
Author: 0 UberX Plans to Go All-Electric in London by 2019

The ride-hailing service also announced its long-term plans, by stating that by 2025, it will require all Uber drivers operating in London to be equipped with fully electric or plug-in hybrids. It said it expected to spend "well in excess" of £150m through the scheme, which will be partly funded through a 35p surcharge to each ride taken through the app in the capital.

Finance FBI Investigates Uber Over Use Of A Software To Track Lyft Drivers
Author: 0 FBI Investigates Uber Over Use Of A Software To Track Lyft Drivers

Earlier this year, Uber's board ousted co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick in a move to fix cultural problems within the company. Uber reportedly discontinued the program previous year. Apart from the FBI's New York City branch, the investigation is also being headed by the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office, latest reports indicate.

Finance New York Regulator kicks Pakistan's Habib Bank out of United States
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It singled out HBL's connections with Saudi Arabia's largest private bank Al Rahji, which has been linked by the US Senate and in the media to al Qaeda and the financing of extremism. The review showed HBL had failed to properly screen thousands of transactions and had processed payments for known criminals and sanctioned entities, among other failings.

Finance No-fly rules: Unruly to face ban from 60 days to life
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Such behaviour will result in ban up to three months. If the passenger displays physically abusive behavior (pushing, kicking, hitting, inappropriate touching), they can be banned for 6 months. He said that while devising the no-fly mechanism, the government has given prominence to safety. On how will the airlines track an unruly passenger banned by them, Sinha added the Government's digi yatra initiative to be implemented soon will allow unique identification to be associated with a ...

Finance Oil inventories climb 4.6 million barrels after Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Oil inventories climb 4.6 million barrels after Hurricane Harvey

In the case of Irma, analysts are more anxious that devastation wrought by the storm could sharply reduce demand for energy. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were down 18 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $48.98 barrel at 0687 GMT, but were still close to their highest in more than three weeks, reached in the previous session.

Finance Marijuana Stocks Rise After Ontario Government Announcement
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During today's press conference, Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi also said the government is committed to shutting down the dozens of dispensaries now operating in the province illegally. Online distribution will be available across the province starting in July 2018. "... These pot dispensaries are illegal and will be shut down". Its use will be prohibited in public places and workplaces.

Finance Canada's unemployment rate hasn't been this low in almost a decade
Author: 0 Canada's unemployment rate hasn't been this low in almost a decade

The rift between full- and part-time job creation was undoubtedly large, but it was also likely a product of the labour-force survey's volatility - and therefore tends to mask more positive long-term trends, said Craig Alexander, chief economist with the Conference Board of Canada.

Finance IBM, MIT to Pursue Joint Research in Artificial Intelligence
Author: 0 IBM, MIT to Pursue Joint Research in Artificial Intelligence

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based MIT will benefit from the IBM lab partnership by getting access to the company's trove of data, Kelly said . "In terms of applications, there are some particular targets we have in mind, including being able to detect cancer (e.g., by using AI with imaging in radiology to automatically detect breast cancer) well before we do now", explains Anantha Chandrakasan, dean of MIT's School of Engineering.

Finance Iowa High School Students Disciplined For Posting KKK Photo On Social Media
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Social media posts from Creston community members and students have pointed to suspension. Bevins told the Des Moines Register: 'That picture does not represent the beliefs of our school system, our parents or our community'. "But I can promise everyone that as a whole our football team and community aren't about that", he continued. One Creston High football player anonymously reached out to WHO Channel 13 in Des Moines to defend his teammates, indicating that at least some of the ...

Finance China reiterates firm stance against THAAD
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South Korea's defense ministry had said Monday the remaining THAAD launchers would be installed quickly to respond to " North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threats". weapon system without the due domestic procedures. South Korea's air force and army conducted exercises involving long-range air-to-surface and ballistic missiles on Monday, the joint chiefs of staff said, adding more drills were being prepared with USA forces in the South.

Finance Hurricane Harvey drives up gas prices by 35 cents at local pumps
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey drives up gas prices by 35 cents at local pumps

Now that Hurricane Harvey has passed over Texas, temporarily shutting down some gasoline refineries, gas prices at the pump in ME have been affected- but nothing higher than what experts expected when the storm originally hit . "Much remains in the air, but the situation promises to be challenging if Irma threatens the USA mainland", DeHaan added. But there's uncertainty with another hurricane, Irma, headed toward Florida.

Finance A further 5 percent euro rise will discomfort European Central Bank
Author: 0 A further 5 percent euro rise will discomfort European Central Bank

The US Dollar to Euro exchange rate traded at around 0.8371. At the same time it dampens inflation as imported goods get cheaper. It would be very risky for European Central Bank to confront a new emergency with even more cash printing, at a moment when its balance sheet is already overloaded with €2tn of generously and zero interest rate circulated cash.

Finance Trump sours on Cohn for Fed chair, looks at several candidates
Author: 0 Trump sours on Cohn for Fed chair, looks at several candidates

Cohn , who is Jewish, allegedly considered resigning after Trump criticized "alt-left" protesters and said there were many "fine people" who marched with neo-Nazis and white nationalists. Trump was reportedly furious with Cohn's comments . Mr. Cohn is one of the key White House hands tasked with shepherding an overhaul of the federal tax code through Congress.

Finance HURRICANE IRMA | US ordering evacuations from Bahamas; 2 more hurricanes formed
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Hurricane Irma , a monster storm packing winds up to 185 miles per hour, is hovering over islands in the Eastern Caribbean as Florida National Guardsmen begin preparing for the storm to hit Florida and residents begin evacuating. Will you be affected by Hurricane Irma? However, the eyewall is the region with the storm's most destructive power. As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, Valley natives living there prepare to evacuate.

Finance General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Stake Lowered by Nwam LLC
Author: 0 General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Stake Lowered by Nwam LLC

The stock had a trading volume of 1,238,825 shares. Shares for $2.81 million were bought by IMMELT JEFFREY R. General Electric Company (GE ) shares have been seen trading -22.36% off its 52 week- peak value and changed 4.10% from its 52 week-bottom price value.

Finance Tips for reporting price gouging
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On a more local level, the Broward State Attorney's Office activated its hotline on Wedneday for Broward citizens to report instances of Hurricane Irma price gouging. The Price Commission's hotline numbers are 376-1507 and 376-5125 which are operational from 9am to 9pm and will remain active until a week after the passage of the storm.

Finance Gap Inc Is Closing 200 Stores but Opening 270 New Ones
Author: 0 Gap Inc Is Closing 200 Stores but Opening 270 New Ones

Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Shares of Gap, Inc . (The) from a b- rating to a c rating in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.60 earnings per share. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and global copyright and trademark law.

Finance Mesut Ozil Gets Blowback From His Calling Out Arsenal Legends
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil Gets Blowback From His Calling Out Arsenal Legends

It's clear that someone who has made the most final third passes completed (3015), created the most chances (409), made the most successful crosses (229) and recorded the most assists (42) in the Premier League since joining in 2013 is undoubtedly a world class player whose statistics can not be argued with.