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by | April 24, 2019 | 02:58

That number has been decreasing year over year for several quarters, and Twitter told investors in 2018 that the metric would likely continue to drop for some time as it removes spam and suspicious accounts. Excluding a tax benefit of $124m, adjusted net income was $66m, up from $ 61m a year ago. Monthly active users were 330 million in the first quarter, Twitter said.

by | April 24, 2019 | 03:33

The chief executive said the electric vehicle company would have "over a million robotaxis" on the road next year. Musk said he expected that with Tesla technology, drivers "would not need to touch the wheel" sometime early next year and that he hoped for regulatory approvals in some areas later in 2020.

by | April 24, 2019 | 03:33

She said that wiping out student debt and making two- and four-year public colleges free would boost the economy and help close the wealth gap between minorities and whites. "It's forcing students to drop out of school before getting a degree". Goldrick-Rab, who has written about hunger and homelessness on college campuses, said a better solution could include expanding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

by | April 24, 2019 | 03:11

The EU initially singled out Harley-Davidson a year ago in response to President Trump's tariffs on European steel and aluminium. Trump had previously criticized Harley-Davidson after the company considered moving part of its production overseas due to the rising costs of steel and aluminum.

by | April 23, 2019 | 03:25

The price of "black gold" was also supported by the decline in USA stocks. Brent crude futures rose $2.07, or 2.88 percent, to settle at $74.04 a barrel. This year, oil prices were supported by the agreement between OPEC and non-cartel members to reduce production by 1.2 million barrels per day. In the near future, demand growth and geopolitical issues are important factors to affect oil prices.

by | April 23, 2019 | 03:04

In a plea agreement , Hutchins pleaded guilty to two of ten charges: One being he meant to distribute Kronos, and the other being conspiracy. Hutchins faces up to five years in prison and US$250,000 (S$338,000) in fines for each of the charges, according to USA court documents.

by | April 23, 2019 | 02:58

Only Minnesota and Wisconsin have lower unemployment rates in the Midwest at 3.2 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively. "If labor markets weren't so tight, we'd be seeing even stronger job growth". Private sector jobs, a subset of total nonfarm jobs, decreased by 1,700 from the previous month. That has run counter to national trends that have seen more people entering the labor force in search of higher-paying jobs.

by | April 23, 2019 | 02:54

Since November, three of the eight countries receiving waivers - Italy , Greece and Taiwan - have stopped importing oil from Iran . Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the U.S., Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. Iranian oil exports have more than halved since the US imposed sanctions on Iran's exports in November 2018. Ankara has consistently defended its choice of arms trade partners and said that, if the USA cancels its own arms deals with Turkey , it will simply look for ...

by | April 23, 2019 | 03:02

Shares of Tesla were down less than 2 percent at $268.5 in trading before the bell. "After finding out about this incident in Shanghai , we immediately sent a team to the scene. Good or bad, negative or positive I will post anything about Tesla or EVs in China. "Tesla had fire incidents before, but they didn't have a big impact on its reputation in China", said analyst Alan Kang at LMC Automotive.

by | April 23, 2019 | 02:26

The cost? Roughly $1.25 trillion over 10 years. Income-based standards for debt cancellation would reduce or even withhold assistance from some households. "The result is a huge student loan debt burden that's crushing millions of families and acting as an anchor on our economy", Warren wrote. The plan will do this in a number of ways including creating a $50 billion fund for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and minority-serving institutions to make sure the spending per student ...

by | April 23, 2019 | 02:26

Tesla plans to cut its board of directors from 11 to seven in a move the vehicle maker says will allow the board to act more nimbly and efficiently. Jurvetson and Gracias should retire in June as opposed to waiting until next year, said Dieter Waizenegger, executive director of CtW Investment Group, which works with union pension funds that are Tesla investors.

by | April 22, 2019 | 04:01

Iziah Hall, from the USA state of MI, called the police on Sunday after getting hold of a deactivated phone and connecting it to WiFi, ABC 13 reported. Policeman Dan Patterson responded to the call. The officer went to the home to make sure everything was okay but decided to make a special stop on his way.

by | April 22, 2019 | 04:34

They came in at annual rate of about 1.269 million, a decrease of 1.7% compared with February and down 7.8% compared with March 2018. The Commerce Department said Friday that ground breakings last month occurred at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million.

by | April 22, 2019 | 03:35

Afterwards, the fast-food chain can determine whether they'll be permanently offering this menu item in the future or not. CheeseBurger Delight features two 100% charbroiled beef patties paired with Carl's Jr . Even the non-smokers can treat their taste buds with Carl's Jr . "We looked at ourselves and said, you know what, let's try". "It is something that feels right for the brand", Trevino concludes.

by | April 22, 2019 | 01:19

The flight came from Miami. Sixteen American Airlines passengers wee taken to the hospital after their flight landed at Boston's Logan International Airport . She said she didn't have information on what may have caused the illnesses. Calls from CNN to the Massachusetts Port Authority were not immediately returned.

by | April 21, 2019 | 01:56

An estimated 200 million passengers will use the new underground line each year once it's open, increasing central London rail capacity by 10 percent - the largest increase since World War Two. The project, which has been handed £2.8bn extra since starting, will create a new east-west railway through London and beyond. The DfT was also accused of failing to put in place robust governance arrangements.

by | April 21, 2019 | 00:51

Why does it matter? Pinterest is also the most high-profile listing of a USA social media company since Snap Inc in 2017. Its shares opened at $23.75, well above the $19 they were priced at, and touched a high of $24.99 in its first hour of trading.

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:10

Conservative natural resources critic Shannon Stubbs released a statement criticizing the government for the delay, saying the peculiar timing of the announcement - two days after the Alberta election and just before the Easter long weekend -show it has "no plan to get the Trans Mountain Expansion built".

by | April 21, 2019 | 01:33

These financings and other transactions involving Sears' assets were undertaken to facilitate the company's continued operations and implement its transformation plan. Mnuchin, a college roommate of Lampert's at Yale University, had been a director at Sears and ESL, and previously worked with Lampert at Goldman Sachs.

by | April 20, 2019 | 02:37

He was addressing newspersons after a meeting with the airlines management at their headquarters in Mumbai . The AI board is scheduled to meet on April 27 and the subject may come up for discussions. "Since no emergency funding from the lenders or any other source is forthcoming, the airline will not be able to pay for fuel or other critical services to keep the operations going", the airline said in a statement released Wednesday.

by | April 20, 2019 | 02:36

Franks said he is thankful to everyone in the town that has played a role in organizing the Easter egg hunt. There are 12 other smaller treats available in the range including Reese's Peanut Butter Cream Eggs from 50p each on a 3 for 2 deal while stocks last.

by | April 20, 2019 | 02:27

Net income rose 6% year over year to a record $7.3 billion. Shares sell for a slight premium to accounting book value, and have an unattractive risk/reward-ratio. Net interest income - the difference between what a lender earns on loans and pays on deposits - rose 5% to $12.38 billion. Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio described the cuts as "fairly broad-based" and included areas such as marketing, litigation and technology initiatives.

by | April 20, 2019 | 01:12

Prime Minister Khan-led government and Finance Minister Umar in particular have faced mounting criticism by opposition parties, members of the business community and citizens over the handling of the economic crisis. "However, I have obtained his consent to not take any cabinet position", Umar said on Twitter . "As part of a cabinet reshuffle, [the] prime minister desired that I take the energy minister portfolio instead of finance", he said.

by | April 20, 2019 | 01:54

Hidden and nestled within the expansive trampoline park, family four pack and hourly passes are buried within these golden eggs. Predator Ridge is holding an Easter Egg Hunt at its Commonage Market on April 21 . Egg hunters will be divided into the following age groups: 0-3; 4-9; and 9-12. Do not forget to bring a basket for the eggs, and dress for the weather.

by | April 20, 2019 | 02:17

The concept of wrapping a gun in aluminum had TSA employees scratching their heads. TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein mocked the accused suspect on Twitter. "C'mon man!", wrote Farbstein . The unidentified person from Queens, New York, was charged with weapons violations, according to the TSA. After TSA officials alerted Port Authority Police about the weapon, they tracked town the presumed owner at the gate waiting for his flight to Mexico.

by | April 19, 2019 | 05:20

In the April 16 announcement , the US-based exchange noted: "Over the last few months, the team behind Bitcoin SV have engaged in behavior completely antithetical to everything we at Kraken and the wider crypto community stands for". The announcement detailed that the digital asset exchange will close all deposits on April 22 followed by the cessation of trading on April 29. Binance is one of the most influential firms in crypto and this became apparent when other firms followed in ...

by | April 19, 2019 | 04:32

Extended hours are in effect at most locations on Thursday, April 18 and Saturday, April 20. Service Ontario locations will be closed on Good Friday . There will be regular curbside collection on Easter Monday. Regular weekend service for transit and Parabus runs Saturday, April 20 and Easter Sunday, April 21.

by | April 19, 2019 | 02:58

Mike Mikos, CFO car2go N.A., Olivier Reppert, Global CEO of car2go Group GmbH, and Paul DeLong, CEO of car2go N.A. arrive at the car2go launch event, July 25, 2018, in Chicago. The Car 2 Go service lets customers set up an account through their payment cards and, via a mobile app , rent by the hour Smart cars and Mercedes Benz's that are scattered throughout the U.S.

by | April 19, 2019 | 01:21

Previously, Kim oversaw a test of a "tactical weapon" in November, which could allegedly protect North Korea as a "steel wall". Ri was not reported to have accompanied the leader at yesterday's test, however, with state media saying he was joined by party officials Kim Phyong Hae, O Su Yong, Jo Yong Won, Ri Pyong Chol, and Kim Jong Sik.

by | April 19, 2019 | 01:15

Another day, another Facebook data scandal . As Business Insider reports , Facebook admitted that it "unintentionally uploaded" the email contact lists of 1.5 million users since May 2016. The news was first reported by Business Insider on Wednesday. The company has also been facing criticism from lawmakers across the world for what has been seen by some as tricking people into giving personal data to Facebook and for the presence of hate speech and data portability on the platform.

by | April 19, 2019 | 02:02

The world's two biggest economies are nine months into a trade war that has cost billions of dollars, roiled financial markets and upended supply chains. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to Beijing the week of April 29, according to the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

by | April 18, 2019 | 03:30

The company said that the moves were made for succession planning and continuity as Best Buy follows through on its digital transformation and omnichannel efforts. In its most recent quarterly results, the company posted a 3% gain in comparable sales, with fourth quarter revenues topping $14.8 billion, while net earnings jumped to $735 million, from $364 million the year before.

by | April 18, 2019 | 02:31

The comparison clip above shows how far Boston Dynamics' tech has come over the course of a decade. The design was an evolution of the first SpotMini, whose terrifying gripping arm made it resemble something from a horror movie. SpotMini has repeatedly impressed us ever since it got a new look in 2017 . According to Boston Dynamics, the Spot robots are coming off of the production line now and will be available for a range of applications in the near future, marking the first hint of ...

by | April 18, 2019 | 01:34

General Motors, Volkswagen, Nissan and other global majors are developing models to suit Chinese tastes. Still, major carmakers see solid potential, particularly in bright spots such as SUVs and electric vehicles, which will account for numerous new models on display in Shanghai.

by | April 18, 2019 | 02:30

Families have grown up with Jet Airways and have come to love our people as much as our brand. The loyalty and rewards management company said that it is a separate, independent entity, and is a part of the Etihad Aviation Group. Jet and its lead lender State Bank of India (SBI) did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The bid documents inter alia has solicited plans for a quick revival of the company.