Murdoch Makes Second Takeover Tilt at Broadcaster Sky

Sky's shares rose 26.7 percent to over 10 pounds in London, while Fox's shares were down 1.9 percent at $28.08 shortly after midday on Nasdaq. Fox already owns just over 39 percent of Sky. "Sky has not performed well in the United Kingdom stock market this year, and is seen as a Brexit loser", he told the BBC. The independent committee handling the deal includes Sky chief executive Jeremy Darroch, a close ally of the Murdochs. Read More

Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron Hit the 'Baywatch' in First Trailer

Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron Hit the 'Baywatch' in First Trailer

Now that the Baywatch movie trailer is released, Paramount Pictures first scheduled release of the movie on May 19, 2017, which was previously set for Terminator Genisys' sequel. The poster read, "We will give you something to be thankful for". The new Baywatch is being produced by Dwayne Johnson alongside Michael Berk, Greg Bonann, Beau Flynn, Dany Garcia, Ivan Reitman and Douglas Schwartz . Read More

Northwoods Counties Ending Recount: Little Has Changed

There was. He did. According to the Detroit Free Press , U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith moved to halt the three-day recount after a Michigan Court of Appeals determined that Stein, who finished fourth overall in the presidential race, never had a shot at winning and therefore wasn't an "aggrieved" candidate. Read More

ECB adds half a trillion euros in stimulus

Markets have been betting that President-elect Trump will carry through on promises to spend more on infrastructure such as roads and bridges after he is inaugurated January 20, boosting growth and inflation in the months and years ahead. The euro weakened vs. the dollar on the news. AUD/USD is supported around 0.7413 levels and now trading at 0.7459 levels. German 10-year bonds earlier climbed to the highest since January after the European Central Bank announced that it will ... Read More

Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier

Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier

Trump repeatedly promised to save the jobs of 1,350 employees working at Carrier's IN plant before his White House win. But that is a much more hard photo op than the sympathetic worker who just found out he won't have to spend the holidays looking through "Help Wanted" ads. Read More

Woman described as Canada's Rosa Parks to appear on banknote

Desmond's sister Wanda Robson, who was instrumental in making Desmond's story more widely known, was on hand for the announcement. Viola Desmond will be the first Canadian woman featured on the face of a Canadian bank note. Earlier this year, the Bank of Canada launched an open call to nominate iconic Canadian women to appear on the new banknote. "When Rosa Parks refused to surrender her seat, an entire mass civil rights movement was ignited". Read More

RIP Amma: Ajith Kumar, wife Shalini pay tribute to Jayalalithaa

There were dramatic displays of emotion, with people wailing inconsolably and beating their chests and heads. Jayalalithaa had gone into cardiac arrest on Sunday night, the Apollo Hospital said , following her admission with fever and dehydration in September. Read More

Amazon testing system that eliminates checkout lines at grocery store

Customers tap their cellphones on a turnstile as they walk into the store , which logs them into the store's network and connects to their Amazon Prime account through an app. "I believe you're going to see growing offline presence in high-turnover goods, which is mostly groceries and household items", said Mr James Cakmak, an analyst at Monness Crespi Hardt & Co. Read More

Oil Futures Turn Lower as Enthusiasm Behind OPEC Oil Output Cut Fades

Growing sentiment Tuesday that the rally in crude oil prices will lead to more appetite for production helped put an end to an OPEC-fueled run for the bulls. "Opec and non-Opec countries' deciding to cut ouput will impact on 40 per cent of the world's crude countries". Instilling further doubts about OPEC's ability to cut output, sources told Reuters that Saudi Arabia and Kuwait may agree to resume oil production from jointly held fields in a neutral zone between the two countries. Read More

Chinese President Xi visit pub could inspire chain in China

Chinese President Xi visit pub could inspire chain in China

Then British prime minister David Cameron and China's President Xi Jinping leave the Plough at Cadsden pub in October 2015. Sinfortone approached pub and restaurant agents Christie and Co about buying The Plough. It is also famously the address where Cameron accidentally left his then eight-year-old daughter Nancy behind after going for a drink in 2012 . The Plough at Cadsden, a, according to their website , "rural tavern" has been sold to Chinese investors, SinoFortone for an ... Read More

WINTON GROUP Ltd Invests $15691000 in Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL)

Marvell Technology Group Ltd . has a 52 week low of $7.40 and a 52 week high of $14.99 with a P/E ratio of 68.06 The company's market cap is now $0. (NASDAQ:MRVL) opened at 14.03 on Tuesday. PGGM Investments now owns 296,231 shares of the company's stock worth $2,823,000 after buying an additional 17,259 shares during the period. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Marvell Technology Group Ltd . Read More

Pipeline supporters hopeful that Trump will overturn block

Image copyright Lori Panico Image caption Indigenous protesters, who refer to themselves as "water protectors", have been attempting to halt the Dakota Access pipeline for months . For weeks, protesters in the thousands have been have been playing a tense waiting game with police on the banks of the Missouri River an hour south of Bismarck, North Dakota. Read More

Storm Otto becomes hurricane off Costa Rica's Caribbean coast

Storm Otto becomes hurricane off Costa Rica's Caribbean coast

Otto became the seventh hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic season as it moved westward packing maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometres per hour, the US-based National Hurricane Center said. A hurricane watch was in effect for Costa Rica and Panama. The agency says two people died in landslides, and a child was killed when a tree fell on a vehicle outside a school in Panama City. Read More

Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

Trump this week reached a deal with United Technologies Corp.to keep about 1,100 jobs at a Carrier air-conditioning plant in Indianapolis rather than move them to Mexico. Ben Sasse, a frequent conservative Trump critic, tweeted that Trump "means well" but criticized the tariff as "a new 35% tax on families". Of course, Trump has largely gone silent on other campaign promises - notably including his pledge to build a massive wall on the U.S. Read More

United Kingdom economy to grow more slowly after Brexit, finance minister says

Secondly, the government must get net debt falling by the end of this parliament; and lastly, it must keep welfare spending below a limit. "In view of the uncertainty facing the economy, and in the face of slower growth forecasts, we no longer seek to deliver a surplus in 2019/20", Hammond said. Read More

Southgate urges downtime responsibility from England

Southgate urges downtime responsibility from England

Southgate pulled out of the race to succeed Roy Hodgson in charge of England after the European Championship, saying he lacked the necessary experience for such a position. "If we're going to have a top team, than I want them involved in that". The days are gone from when I was younger, when we'd have beers after a game, or fish and chips on the way home on the coach. Read More

Trump victory lap takes him to Indiana, Carrier plant

In February, the heating and air conditioning company said that it would shutter the plant and send jobs to Mexico, and video of angry workers being informed about the decision soon went viral. It became a refrain of his victorious campaign, during which he repeatedly leaned on Carrier not to ship a planned 2,000 jobs to Mexico. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, who lost the Democratic primary to Hillary Clinton , said the Carrier deal is incomplete and leaves the incoming Trump administration ... Read More

Watch out Android users: new malware wants your Google accounts

Watch out Android users: new malware wants your Google accounts

Check Point also noticed that hundreds of the email addresses are associated with enterprise accounts worldwide. "We've taken many actions to protect our users and improve the security of the Android ecosystem overall", Google's director of Android security Adrian Ludwig wrote in a Google+ post about the attack. Read More

Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger

Pelosi, who was reportedly "furious" that the vote was put off until after Thanksgiving to give members a chance to think about where they go from here, is obviously taking the challenge seriously. Both Hoyer and Clyburne were also reelected. "I have strong support from our friends in the unions, including steelworkers, which I guess are his area", she continued. Read More

Farage credits his, Trump's wins to social media

Farage credits his, Trump's wins to social media

Trump has vowed to cut corporate taxes, as a bid to encourage multinational companies to repatriate their earnings, and to scrap the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, which was enacted to protect consumers and the financial system from Wall Street excesses that caused the financial crisis. Read More

Global stocks mixed amid fears over oil, Italy's referendum

In economic data, United Kingdom mortgage approvals and levels of unsecured consumer credit rose more than expected in October, according to the Bank of England. Shares of Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals plummeted 60 percent in the extended session Tuesday after the company announced that it is dropping development of its three leading compounds to fight liver diseases. Read More

Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

She referred to European policing agency Europol as an example. The U.K. government has said it would trigger Article 50 by March 2017, starting a formal two-year negotiating period with the European Union on exit terms. In a tart reply to a letter from dozens of lawmakers , mostly from Prime Minister Theresa's May's Conservatives, who said that ordinary people were being used as "bargaining chips", European Council President Donald Tusk said he shared their concern over uncertainty but ... Read More

Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HIG) Sale Analysis

Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HIG) Sale Analysis

The Advice & Wealth Management segment provides financial planning and advice, as well as brokerage services, primarily to retail clients through advisors. 11/26/2015 - Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 13th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.76%. Read More

Standard & Poor's issues warning on Tata Sons

Standard & Poor's issues warning on Tata Sons

Of these, Vachha, Mirza, Bansal, Satwalekar, Padalkar and Bhandarkar are independent directors. Tata Chemicals is looking to remove ex-chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry and Director Nusli Wadia from its board in an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to be held on December 23, 2016. Read More

3 dead, at least 5 sickened after Thanksgiving dinner

3 dead, at least 5 sickened after Thanksgiving dinner

More than 800 hungry attendees came to eat dinner at the Golden Hills Community Church's annual event at the American Legion Hall, most of whom were thought to be without families or homes. Typically, Loaves and Fishes, a nonprofit that provides free meals to low-income and homeless residents, uses the American Legion Hall to serve its lunches. Read More