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Finance Two dead and three missing in Singapore ship collision
Author: 0 Two dead and three missing in Singapore ship collision

The dredger had 12 crew members on board, consisting of 11 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian. As of Wednesday afternoon, Djunaidi said, Basarnas Tanjungpinang, the search-and-rescue mission coordinator, continued to carry out operations to find the three other sailors who remained missing.

Finance U.S. pre-open: Stocks seen touch lower after record highs
Author: 0 U.S. pre-open: Stocks seen touch lower after record highs

The broad-based S&P 500 rose 0.1 per cent to 2,498.37, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.1 per cent to 6,460.19. After the closing bell, Nordstrom shares jumped 8.8% after reports that the high-end retailer chose private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners to help take the company private.

Finance Western Digital is ready to buy Toshiba's chip manufacturing business
Author: 0 Western Digital is ready to buy Toshiba's chip manufacturing business

Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Comm Ltd accumulated 7,669 shares. Western Digital , WD and SanDisk are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries. FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE:FCH) has risen 12.34% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Cash-strapped Japanese industrial giant Toshiba yesterday said it had picked a consortium led by United States investor Bain Capital as the leading candidate to buy ...

Finance OPEC sees higher 2018 oil demand, trims output
Author: 0 OPEC sees higher 2018 oil demand, trims output

Robust demand in industrialised countries was a key factor behind global demand growing 2.3 million bpd in the second quarter, the highest quarterly year-on-year rise since mid-2015. Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, fell 3.2 million barrels, versus expectations for a 1.5 million-barrel drop, the EIA data showed.

Finance Stealing Bitcoin - North Korea targeting Exchanges to take BTC: Cybersecurity Alert
Author: 0 Stealing Bitcoin - North Korea targeting Exchanges to take BTC: Cybersecurity Alert

Attacks on the South Korean exchanges were carried out through so-called spear-phishing attacks, or emailing files laced with malware to specific targets. Targeting the exchanges rather than simply the Bitcoin itself offers the attackers an opportunity to anonymize the thefts or withdraw the digital cash for fiat currencies such as the South Korean won, United States dollar or Chinese renminbi.

Finance Target ups holiday hiring by 40%
Author: 0 Target ups holiday hiring by 40%

Discount-store operator Target Corp . "I think they have the potential to have a (better) holiday season than any of their competitors", Perkins said. Target is taking applications for the jobs starting Wednesday, and for the second year, every Target store will hold hiring events in October. In addition, Target will hire 4,500 workers for its distribution and fulfillment centers to replenish products to stores and to fulfill online orders throughout the season.

Finance Easyjet allows passengers to book long-haul flights
Author: 0 Easyjet allows passengers to book long-haul flights

EasyJet said that customers would be able to buy other airlines' flights on easyJet.com, and said it was the first global airline connections service by a European low fares airline. The budget airline has partnered with Norwegian Air and WestJet under the Worldwide scheme. Easyjet's website will also start selling stand-alone tickets on other airlines and Scottish carrier Loganair has signed up as a launch partner.

Author: 0 Stock to Track: Sirius XM Holdings I (SIRI)

The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which now holds $424.41 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 1.69% of its market capitalization. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.04 earnings per share. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter previous year.

Finance Ex-Googlers Want to Make Bodegas Obsolete-And New Yorkers Are Furious
Author: 0 Ex-Googlers Want to Make Bodegas Obsolete-And New Yorkers Are Furious

Many took to Twitter to air their grievances about the Bodega box concept and show their support for their local bodega . Basically, it's a cross between a vending machine and a convenience store. We did some homework - speaking to New Yorkers, branding people, and even running some survey work asking about the name and any potential offense it might cause.

Finance There's good news and bad news about Equifax credit freezes
Author: 0 There's good news and bad news about Equifax credit freezes

The enrollment process is scheduled over several days to minimize delays, the Equifax website says . "This is one of the one of the top three credit agencies, you're hiring people to work the phone for a huge mistake, probably one of the largest ever for this industry, and you're hiring people who have no idea what the answers are?" she said.

Finance Western Digital-led group wins bid for Toshiba chip unit: Nikkan Kogyo
Author: 0 Western Digital-led group wins bid for Toshiba chip unit: Nikkan Kogyo

Nikkan Kogyo said the two companies are in the final stages of talks to work out how big a stake Western Digital will eventually have in the chip unit. But those talks hit snags as Toshiba, fearing that Western Digital was angling to eventually take over the chip business, sought to control the USA firm's stake in return for a better position in their current chipmaking joint venture, the sources said.

Finance India Consumer Prices Rise 3.36%, More Than Forecast
Author: 0 India Consumer Prices Rise 3.36%, More Than Forecast

The spiralling costs of mobile phones aside, the United Kingdom consumer price index is expected to see a modest increase in August, with headline inflation having surprised by holding steady at 2.6% in July, and prices then actually falling month-on-month by 0.1%.

Finance Amazon Seriously Considering Boston for 2nd Headquarters
Author: 0 Amazon Seriously Considering Boston for 2nd Headquarters

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wasn't shy about voicing his support for Amazon setting up shop in the city. Earlier this month, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the Seattle-based company is on the hunt for another US city to be home to a second Amazon head office.

Finance Irma prompts 1st ever tropical storm warning for Atlanta
Author: 0 Irma prompts 1st ever tropical storm warning for Atlanta

In 1992, Hurricane Andrew caused $27 billion in damage. "Do not think the storm is over when the wind slows down", Scott said on Saturday. Wind gusts of 88 miles per hour were reported at the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers.

Finance Sewer monster: Disgusting 'fatberg' longer than two soccer fields clogs London sewer
Author: 0 Sewer monster: Disgusting 'fatberg' longer than two soccer fields clogs London sewer

You might also be interested in. . Blockages caused by wet wipes and cooking fat occur at a rate of roughly eight a week, and Thames Water says it spends about 1 million pounds, or just over $1.3 million, a month removing them. "When it comes to preventing fatbergs, everyone has a role to play", said Rimmer, in the company's statement . "It's frustrating as these situations are totally avoidable and caused by fat, oil and grease being washed down sinks and wipes flushed down the loo", he ...

Finance Halimah Yacob Assumes as President of Singapore
Author: 0 Halimah Yacob Assumes as President of Singapore

But what could have been a notable milestone for Singapore's democracy is instead being publicly questioned as a rigged process, and her legitimacy is already coming under fire. "I can only say that I promise to do the best that I can to serve the people of Singapore, and that doesn't change whether there is an election or no election", she said.

Finance JPMorgan's Dimon calls bitcoin a 'fraud'
Author: 0 JPMorgan's Dimon calls bitcoin a 'fraud'

It won't end well . "Someone's going to get killed and then the government's going to come down..." In bitcoin's case, Dimon said he's skeptical authorities will allow a currency to exist without state oversight, especially if something goes wrong.

Finance Pedernales Electric Cooperative Sends 21 Employees To Restore Power In Florida
Author: 0 Pedernales Electric Cooperative Sends 21 Employees To Restore Power In Florida

The cooperatives are part of a state and national network of hundreds of cooperatives. As of Tuesday morning, the Electric Cooperatives report about 44,000 outages in the state's 46 counties. With the storm passed, some crews have already left and others are making final preparations to leave for hard-hit Florida and Georgia. "We take care of needs at home first, but our crews are eager to help those in need", said Brett Abplanalp, CEO of Decatur County REMC.

Author: 0 USA crude oil last week settled at $47.48/Bbl

Total volume traded was about 13% below the 100-day average. West Texas Intermediate for October delivery rose 68 cents to $48.16 barrel at 1:05 p.m. While parties to the deal hope the oil market will eventually rebalance, growing oil production in the USA will prolong this period, he noted. "As showed by the Reuters poll, the range of expectations is quite wide.