Amazon Debuts (Parent-Controlled) Shopping Accounts for Teens

13 Oct, 2017

Reflecting how kids use the internet these days, the new shopping system only works through the Amazon mobile app. Teens may also access certain Prime benefits if their parents are a Prime member. This will send parents a message with details of the order. The new accounts for teens on Amazon allow parents to control their teen's purchasing while still giving them access to their own benefits.

Oil stocks to buy ahead of next OPEC meeting

12 Oct, 2017

He also said Nigeria and Libya, who were exempted from the pact, "are making progress towards full recovery" of production, after which they could join the OPEC-led agreement. "Although the motive behind the Saudi King visiting Moscow would not have been purely to discuss oil, the combination of the visit with the announcement of further production cuts does help improve sentiment ahead of the upcoming OPEC meeting on 30 November", Ahmad added.

Nobel Prize 2017: Richard H. Thaler Wins Nobel for Economic Science

11 Oct, 2017

That "incorporates more realistic analysis of how people think and behave when making economic decisions", it said. He's considered the founding father of "behavioral economics". While a number of people on social media congratulated him for winning the Nobel Prize, some members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pointed out that Thaler had extended his support to the central government's demonetisation move.

Questions arise on China's plans as N. Korea war talk rises

07 Oct, 2017

They receive a fraction of their salaries, while as much as 70 percent is taken directly by Kim's government . The highly-respected Associated Press ( AP) reports the rogue state sends tens of thousands of workers across the world to help bring up to £350m a year into government coffers.

Former UK PM would be questioned over rape

06 Oct, 2017

The investigation, which drew to a close in August, was sparked by a wave of allegations of historic sexual abuse following the death of DJ Jimmy Savile in 2011. Much later, between 1990 and 1992 it is alleged that Heath indecently assaulted a boy of 12-14. An allegation that Ted Heath indecently assaulted a 10 year old boy in Kent in the company of another unknown man in a public location in 1962.

GM: The future is all-electric

03 Oct, 2017

GM joins a growing list of manufacturers who have, in recent months, announced plans to greatly expand their range of battery and fuel-cell vehicles. Competition . The news helped push GM's stock up 4.4 percent to a record closing price of $42.16 on Monday, besting the old high of $40.99 set on December 20, 2013.

Real Madrid face familiar foe in opposite dugout against Espanyol

02 Oct, 2017

We can change all of [the talk about poor home form] tomorrow. Madrid are still without a win in three La Liga home games this season, drawing with Levante and Valencia, and losing 1-0 to Real Betis last time out. Ronaldo has hinted he would like a new deal despite signing on until 2021 last November, with reports suggesting he wants to better the terms Lionel Messi has been handed by Barcelona .

Air France flight from Paris to LA makes emergency landing in Canada

01 Oct, 2017

PST Saturday at Goose Bay Airport in Newfoundland and Labrador. PASSENGERS have told of their terror after a plane's engine seemingly fell to pieces mid-air. One passenger tweeted that the engine had "blown apart" over the Atlantic. Engine Alliance said in a statement that it was looking into "reports of an issue" involving one of its engines.

How Westbrook's deal could shape the Thunder

01 Oct, 2017

Russell Westbrook signed the biggest total contract in National Basketball Association history on the birthday of Kevin Durant . Westbrook said this week that Oklahoma City is where he wanted to be. To have him cement his legacy as a leader as we enter into our 10th season in Oklahoma City is extraordinary. Westbrook agreeing to this move dumps cold water all over the Lakers rumors, and this suggests the Thunder could wind up keeping their core together as well.

Ex-Porsche executive arrested in Audi emissions probe

30 Sep, 2017

In late 2016, Volkswagen pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the USA government over the diesel scandal and agreed to pay almost $25 billion in fines, penalties and compensation, after it settled a number of civil lawsuits. VW faces an array of legal challenges in Germany and worldwide relating to the software, installed mainly in own- brand vehicles but also in cars made by Audi , Skoda and Seat, among its stable of 12 brands.

Oil Prices Inch Higher After Surprise Crude Draw

27 Sep, 2017

Meanwhile Turkey threatened to cut oil flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region in response to its referendum on independence, which Turkey does not recognise. USA shale oil production is already growing rapidly and higher prices could prompt another surge in drilling. But so far rising production from the U.S., Nigeria and Libya has undermined the cartel's efforts to curb excess supply.

Uber London licence: 'Direct anger at firm' says mayor

27 Sep, 2017

Transport for London said the decision was based on the way drivers' background checks were completed, how criminal offences were reported and the use of software created to stop regulators accessing its app. Chief Executive Logan Green told the Associated Press in August that Lyft planned to go worldwide "in the not too distant future". "But that required a dialogue we haven't been able to have", Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager in London , told " The Sunday Times " as part of ...

Uber dispute in London mirrors deep economic, political disagreements in Britain

25 Sep, 2017

The transport body has also questioned Uber's lack of responsibility regarding various security and public health issues, including its procedures for reporting severe criminal offences and obtaining medical certificates, as well its attitude towards driver background checks.

Tesla working with AMD on artificial intelligence chip for self-driving car

23 Sep, 2017

Furthermore, Tesla has already receivedback samples of the first implementation of its processor and is now running tests on it , a source told CNBC . He joined Tesla early past year and is now the head of Autopilot hardware. Tesla has claimed that its current generation vehicles have all the hardware and computing capability on board to achieve full self-driving with a software update in the future.

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: iPhone models now available at 'lowest prices'

22 Sep, 2017

In a statement, Flipkart said it recorded the highest-ever single-day sales of smartphones since the category opened for the Big Billion Days sale at midnight on Thursday and said it sold 1.3 million smartphones within the first 24 hours.

Struggling Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection

20 Sep, 2017

Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 as part of a financial restructuring of $4.9 billion in debt , including a $400 million interest payment due next year and a $1.7 billion interest payment due in 2019. The world's largest toy store chain said it had filed for Chapter 11 to restructure its debts and work out a sustainable path for its finances that will allow it to invest in long-term growth.

New Zealand Pipeline Leak Worse Than Expected

19 Sep, 2017

However, closer inspection has shown that the damaged section needs to be replaced. Virgin's trans-Tasman services departing Auckland and diverting to Wellington Airport or Christchurch Airport, causing delays of up to two hours for flights departing Australia.

BMW Championship: Marc Leishman extends lead to five in Chicago

18 Sep, 2017

It was a feel-good moment in charity, and on the scorecard. AUSTRALIAN Marc Leishman raced out of the blocks on his way to a two-stroke lead but several big names were lined up within striking distance after the first round at the BMW Championship outside Chicago yesterday.

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

15 Sep, 2017

As you may be well aware by now, Equifax last week disclosed a breach impacting approximately 143 million United States consumers as well as some UK and Canadian residents. Equifax representatives did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the FTC probe. Don't give out personal information to those who contact you asking for information to verify accounts, and be wary of clicking on links or downloading attachments in email messages.

Air Berlin Cancels More Long-haul Routes

13 Sep, 2017

Last month, Air Berlin , the Germany's second-largest airline filed for bankruptcy protection shortly after its principal shareholder Etihad Airways announced the withdrawal of funding for the carrier. "Many" of these declarations were made at short notice, during the pilots' pre-flight crew briefings or as they made their way to the aircraft, adds Air Berlin , noting that the ensuing disruption is "life threatening" for the German carrier.

Concord, California Throws Its Hat in the Ring in Amazon Bid

11 Sep, 2017

It notes that Amazon's presence in Seattle generated from 2010 through 2016 an additional $38 billion for the city's economy, and "every dollar invested by Amazon in Seattle generated an additional $1.4 for the city's economy, overall". "Amazon will want to be in a time zone farther east since they are now in Seattle", says Grady Gammage Jr., co-founder and partner at Gammage and Burnham.

Haley lays out case for U.S. to leave Iran deal

07 Sep, 2017

Obama's JCPOA is trumpeted primarily for one alleged achievement: it bought us time. Her speech , delivered at the most hawkish think tank in Washington-a nesting ground for the key architects of the Iraq War and wider Global War on Terror, not to mention almost every anti-Iranian hardliner in town-came just five days after the International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA ) declared for the eighth time that Iran was complying with the 2015 deal, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive ...

EU Court Rejects Bid By Hungary And Slovakia To Avoid Taking Migrants

07 Sep, 2017

The judges rejected an appeal in Slovakia and Hungary . Poland supported the plan, but later strongly opposed it when the right-wing PiS government came to power. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told the AP that though she was not surprised by the decision, it "absolutely does not change the position of the Polish government with respect to migration policy".

Suspect in Temple student's death had criminal record in Scranton area

06 Sep, 2017

In a press conference Saturday night authorities say that Joshua Hupperterz, 29 has been taken into custody and is facing multiple charges including the murder of 22-year-old Jenna Burleigh, CBS Philadelphia reports. A Times-Tribune story reported that Hupperterz, who was 25 at the time, broke into a Taylor Avenue home in Scranton in July 2013 and tried to steal a half keg of beer from a shower stall, among other items.

North Korea: Theresa May urges China to intervene

02 Sep, 2017

Earlier this month the United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed to impose sanctions on North Korean exports that were likely to cut the country's $3 billion annual export revenue by a third. May, who is now conducting a state visit to Japan, released a joint statement with Abe in response to the August 29 launch of a Hwasong-12 intermediate range ballistic missile, which flew over Japanese territory and landed in the Pacific Ocean east of the city of Hokkaido.

Samsung heir jailed for five years on corruption charges

26 Aug, 2017

He stood accused of offering millions of dollars to former president Park Geun-hye, who is now undergoing her own trial, and business partner Choi Soon-sil, in exchange for favourable businesss conditions. She and Choi are both now on trial. Lee's attorneys immediately said they would appeal, and experts said it would likely go all the way to the country's supreme court.

Monday Amazon Drops Prices at Whole Foods Market

26 Aug, 2017

Amazon said it will continue to lower prices at Whole Food stores and will eventually offer special discounts and in-store benefits to Amazon Prime members. The release also emphasizes that the Whole Foods commitment to using local, natural, and organic farmers and products whenever possible will stay in place.

Mexico, Canada Dismiss Trump Threats to Scrap NAFTA Trade Pact

25 Aug, 2017

It was not the first time Trump has threatened to scrap NAFTA . The industry immediately shot back through Matt Blunt, president of the American Automotive Policy Council, saying that "We certainly think a USA -specific requirement would greatly complicate the ability of companies, particularly small- and medium-size enterprises, to take advantage of the benefits of NAFTA".

Dwyane Wade Is Expected To Join Cleveland Cavaliers

24 Aug, 2017

Last season in Chicago, Wade averaged 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.4 steals per game in 60 regular season contests. That's not to say Dwyane Wade is already plotting on his departure from Chicago, but you can read into that however you want.

Malaysia apologises for showing Indonesia's flag as Poland's

22 Aug, 2017

The affected websites display a message in red and white - Indonesia's flag colours - which says: "My national flag is not a toy!" Indonesian hackers on Monday claimed responsibility for attacking more than 30 Malaysian websites following a gaffe that saw Indonesia's flag printed upside-down in a Southeast Asian Games commemorative magazine.

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