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Finance FCC to reduce price regulation in business data market
Author: 0 FCC to reduce price regulation in business data market

The FCC voted Thursday to adopt a regulation allowing religious stations and other noncommercial broadcasters to routinely raise funds for other nonprofits, while overturning another rule that would have required public broadcasters to report sensitive personal information about board members to the agency.

Finance Jaitley confident of Vijay Mallya's extradition to India
Author: 0 Jaitley confident of Vijay Mallya's extradition to India

A top source said India is seeking extradition of Mallya for defaulting on loans due to IDBI. A Metropolitan Police statement said officers from the Extradition Unit arrested Mallya on an extradition warrant from India. The government, he said, will leave no stone unturned to bring to justice anyone indulging in financial irregularities. "These are questions that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP need to answer instead of hoodwinking the people of India", Surjewala said.

Finance In touch with US, Australia govts on visa issues
Author: 0 In touch with US, Australia govts on visa issues

External affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay called the visa debate a "trade and services issue, and not a matter relating to immigration". Speaking about this trend, R Chandrashekhar, president of Indian IT Industry body Nasscom said that the concerns are due to the perceptions that the USA is increasingly becoming a protectionist regime.

Author: 0 Arkansas death row inmate executed after injunction lifted

But despite Lee's lawyers argument that he had a mental disability that had never been properly evaluated, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied his request for a stay. The U.S. Supreme Court denied the petitions for the group. The state Supreme Court sided with state prosecutors and tossed out a restraining order that a county court on Wednesday night had placed on Arkansas's use of the paralytic vecuronium bromide - one of three drugs in the lethal injection cocktail.

Finance Round Table Services LLC Invests $259000 in eBay Inc (EBAY)
Author: 0 Round Table Services LLC Invests $259000 in eBay Inc (EBAY)

The company's adjusted net income jumped 4% y-o-y to $0.49 per share, just beating analyst consensus estimates of $0.48. Shares of eBay Inc (NASDAQ: EBAY ) opened at 33.855 on Thursday. 04/20/2017 - eBay Inc . had its "positive" rating reiterated by analysts at Susquehanna. In other eBay news, VP Brian J. Doerger sold 6,660 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 9th.

Finance No measures that could boost demand for housing in Toronto: Morneau
Author: 0 No measures that could boost demand for housing in Toronto: Morneau

It will take time and further work to tackle the affordability challenge in Ontario, but with its new measures, the government has taken an important step toward protecting buyers, renters and owners alike. Toronto's surging real estate market has triggered debate over whether non-Canadian speculators are bidding up homes and fuelling unsustainable record price gains, or if a lack of housing supply and inadequate urban planning is more to blame.

Finance ITC mulls options for Taj Mansingh auction
Author: 0 ITC mulls options for Taj Mansingh auction

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, permitted the New Delhi Municipal Council to e-auction the Taj Hotel on Mansingh Road in the capital following the expiry of the licence granted to the Tata group to run the hotel. NDMC vice-chairman Karan Singh Tanwar had explained its stance for auctioning the property stating that the council is not bound to give IHCL extension as per contract, and also there was no mention of a right of RoFR to IHCL anywhere in the contract.

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Author: 0 "New UK government could reverse Brexit" — European Parliament President

The document contained more detail about the composition of the "Brexit bill" that the European Union wants the U.K.to pay that's estimated to run to around 60 billion euros ($64.6 billion). The commission's final directives for Barnier will be adopted once leaders of the remaining 27 EU member states have approved the broader political goals the European council is now developing.

Author: 0 UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

The decision sparked initial criticism from Coulter and conservatives, especially after the cancellation of two previous speeches by conservative figures Milo Yiannopoulos on February 1 and conservative writer David Horowitz on April 15.

Finance Elon Musk's Neuralink aims to link brains with computers in 4 years
Author: 0 Elon Musk's Neuralink aims to link brains with computers in 4 years

Person-to-person, Musk's vision would enable direct "uncompressed" communication of concepts between people, instead of having to effectively "compress" your original thought by translating it into language, and then having the other party "decompress" the package you send them linguistically, which is always a lossy process.

Finance Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in U.S. diesel emission scandal
Author: 0 Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in U.S. diesel emission scandal

Justice Department. Part of the agreement calls for federal monitoring of future business operations. About 590,000 diesel vehicles in the US were sold that included a so-called defeat device to make their emissions seem lower than they were on tests mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.

Finance One killed as Class XII student celebrates last exam
Author: 0 One killed as Class XII student celebrates last exam

The police have nabbed the driver of the auto. Narwal said the driver claimed to be a teenager. "His friends fled the scene after the accident", Narwal added. Though he hit the brakes, the vehicle went past a sharp turn and got on the pavement and ran over the men. Meanwhile, patrolling staff also reached the spot.

Finance United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging
Author: 0 United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

That surprise decision left Emirates scrambling to implement new procedures allowing passengers to use their devices up until boarding. The incident was a public-relations nightmare for United and drew global calls for a boycott of the airline.

Author: 0 Oil futures slip as analysts determine market still flooded amid production increases

That effort has pushed oil prices above $50 a barrel in recent months, breathing life into US oil patches like the Permian Basin. Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, fell by 2.2 million barrels, versus expectations for a 885,000-barrel drop, the EIA data showed.Refinery crude runs rose by 268,000 barrels per day, EIA data showed.

Finance Ofcom sets out plans to open up BT's broadband network to rivals
Author: 0 Ofcom sets out plans to open up BT's broadband network to rivals

The ability for providers to lay fibre using BT's ducts and poles as easily as BT itself, while the cost to BT for providing this access should be spread across all users. The plans laid out by the United Kingdom telecom regulator are designed to create fairer network competition in the hopes that this will lower prices and improve services for customers by reducing dependency on BT's Openreach.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to reach record high oil output in 2017 amid cuts

Market analysts' had expected a crude-stock build of 0.087 million barrels, while the American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday reported a 1.33 million barrels decline in stockpiles. Despite the gloomy data, oil investors are holding out hope for short-term good news about a decline in US stocks. Saudi Arabia has cut more than it pledged, which has helped compensate for less stringent compliance by other signatories to the deal.

Finance Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record
Author: 0 Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record

The region-wide MSCI Asia ex-Japan Index added 0.25% by 07:00 GMT while Japan's Nikkei 225 slipped into negative territory in the final hour of trading to close 0.01% lower at 18,430.49 points. The Dow Jones is up nearly 70 at 20,474 at the time of writing, the S&P 500 is ahead by 7.42 to 2,345, while the tech heavy Nasdaq exchange is up over 27 to 5,899.

Finance UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay
Author: 0 UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

The proposed US-drafted statement seen by AFP would have demanded that North Korea "conduct no further nuclear tests" and halt missile launches after Pyongyang carried out a failed test on Sunday. On Sunday, it attempted to test fire another missile, but it was unsuccessful, according to South Korean and U.S. officials. Some media in Russia's Ear East have cited local residents as saying they had seen military hardware being moved toward North Korea as tensions with the United States over ...

Author: 0 $13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

Increasing the price to $13 is expected to decrease adult cigarette smoking by 6.4 percent, according to the mayor's office. The cigar price floor would be calculated at a rate of $2 per cigar in a package, with a minimum of $8 per package.