Economy

Economy State to issue more medical marijuana permits
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Caputi, from the University College Cork in Ireland, and colleagues examined the scale and growth trajectory of the online marketplace for marijuana by analyzing aggregate internet searches and the links searchers typically found. People who reported using marijuana in 2001/2002 were three times more likely to have a daily cigarette habit in 2004/2005 than non-cannabis users.

Economy GCL Group And Softbank Invest $930 Mln To Form JV In India
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For SoftBank, the investment comes after the Japanese telecom and internet giant put $1.4 billion in Paytm previous year. The fund recently announced it would invest in building the world's largest solar power project in Saudi Arabia - a project expected to cost up to $200 billion and have a capacity to produce up to 200 GW by 2030.

Economy Supreme Court reverses denial of qualified immunity in police shooting case
Author: 0 Supreme Court reverses denial of qualified immunity in police shooting case

Hughes, who was shot four times in May 2010, sued Officer Andrew Kisela under 42 USC §1983 [text, PDF] alleging Kisela used excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment. Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, that the ruling "sends an alarming signal to law enforcement and the public".

Economy London Murder Rate Surpasses New York Amid Surge of Deadly Stabbings
Author: 0 London Murder Rate Surpasses New York Amid Surge of Deadly Stabbings

Less than half an hour after the alarm was raised in Tottenham, police received reports of gunfire around three miles away in Walthamstow, east London. "Victim 1 - was found suffering from gunshot injuries and Victim 2 - with stab injuries", said the police. We await an update on his condition. Following a recent surge in violent crimes and stabbing incidents, the UK's capital has found itself outranking one of the world's most unsafe cities when it comes to murders.

Economy Sky News could Acquire by Disney as Fox-Sky Deal's Latest Twist
Author: 0 Sky News could Acquire by Disney as Fox-Sky Deal's Latest Twist

In a statement, Disney added: "To secure CMA approval Fox has proposed to the CMA that it would divest Sky News to Disney as a condition of Fox's acquisition of the remainder of Sky. The US company, which has previously tried to allay competition concerns by offering to close down Sky News, added that it would fund the news operator for 15 years rather than a decade as first proposed.

Economy Wall Street slides on tech rout, Nasdaq erases 2018 gains
Author: 0 Wall Street slides on tech rout, Nasdaq erases 2018 gains

Big-name tech companies like Microsoft fell more than the rest of the market Monday. The online retailer has slumped with the market recently, although it's still up about 17 percent in 2018. Amazon fell another $70.84, or 4.9 percent, to $1,376.50. The cumulative stress hammered US stocks on Monday, emphasizing how far the market's mood has shifted from the palmy days of January when complacency ruled.

Economy Apple Releases First iOS 11.4 Beta
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Trb Advisors Limited Partnership has invested 5.42% in Apple Inc. Navellier Assoc Inc has 8,612 shares. Kwmg Lc stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in Apple Inc . (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W. Crow Point Partners LLC now owns 1,000 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $153,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the period.

Economy SUV that plunged off cliff killing family may have been intentional act
Author: 0 SUV that plunged off cliff killing family may have been intentional act

The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services said Child Protective Services opened an investigation into the Hart family on March 23 after the children were identified as potential victims of neglect and abuse. The state department said neighbours complained the children were being deprived of food. However, AP reports that Max Ribner, a family friend, bristled at the implication that the couple would've intentionally harmed their six adopted children.

Economy Cloudflare launches high-speed, privacy-focused DNS service
Author: 0 Cloudflare launches high-speed, privacy-focused DNS service

Cloudflare has promised to wipe out all logs of DNS queries within 24 hours. Despite being an important part of the internet, DNS services provided by ISPs are often slow and unreliable. Interested users can change their DNS settings from their router, or on individual devices running Windows, OS X, Linux, or iOS. To show it's living up to these claims, the firm has retained KPMG to perform annual audits.

Economy Over 1.7 lakh e-way bills generated on launch day
Author: 0 Over 1.7 lakh e-way bills generated on launch day

Further 19,796 transporters, who are not registered under GST, have enrolled themselves on the e-Way Bill Portal. More than 171,000 e-way bills were successfully generated till 5pm on Sunday, a government statement said. Touted as an anti-evasion measure and would help boost tax collections by clamping down on trade that now happens on cash basis, the e-way bill provision of the goods and services tax (GST) was first introduced on 1 February.

Economy Data Breach Hits Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor
Author: 0 Data Breach Hits Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor

HBC also said that it has identified the issue and taken steps to contain it . 'Once we have more clarity around the facts, we will notify our customers quickly and will offer those impacted free identity protection services, including credit and web monitoring, ' HBC said.

Economy Trump launches attacks on Amazon, Washington Post
Author: 0 Trump launches attacks on Amazon, Washington Post

Senate, with another 15 outside lobbying firms who each assign more lobbyists to work on behalf of the company. Finally, D. Scott Neal Inc. increased its stake in Amazon .com by 3,000.0% in the third quarter. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . They continued their decline Thursday, when Trump tweeted , falling more than 3.8 percent in morning trading.

Economy Soybean acres top corn
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Some of the previous corn and soybean land will be planted in wheat, which is growing by 3 percent in acreage planted and cotton, which will be up 7 percent this year or about 858,000 acres. "The combined six-crop total is 246.4 million acres, down 600,000 or minus 2 tenths of one percent, Welch says". Corn acres nationally will be 2 percent lower, about 2 million acres, and soybean acres will be down 1 percent, about 1 million acres.

Economy UK considers Russian request to see ex-spy's daughter
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A general view shows the headquarters of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow , Russia March 29, 2018. The United States: Expelled 60 alleged spies posted around the country and at the Russian mission to the United Nations in what a senior USA official said was the biggest such move in US history.

Economy Park, Lindberg surge into lead
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Olson, at 11-under, is the top American golfer after shooting rounds of 69-68-68 at the Mission Hills Country Club. The round was three shots better than any other recorded on day two and she and Lindberg have opened up a three-shot lead over the in-form Jessica Korda who birdied three of her last four holes to move within striking distance.

Economy China warns it will 'fight to the end' in a trade war
Author: 0 China warns it will 'fight to the end' in a trade war

US National Security Adviser John Bolton, one of the hardliners, is demanding denuclearization without delay. To Kim Jong-un, denuclearisation applies to the whole peninsula, which includes the South. China has long said it would like to import more US high-tech goods, including high-end chips, but has been stymied by USA export controls set on national security grounds.

Economy CBI registers PE against Chanda Kochhar husband, Videocon
Author: 0 CBI registers PE against Chanda Kochhar husband, Videocon

Certain reports have appeared on a website alleging involvement of Kochhar and her family members in a loan provided to Videocon group on quid pro quo basis. However, concerns were flagged about the payment of the loan, as nearly 86 percent of it (Rs 2,810 crore) still remains unpaid, and the Videocon account was declared a NPA in 2017.

Economy German finance minister aims to avoid bans on diesel cars
Author: 0 German finance minister aims to avoid bans on diesel cars

Diesel auto sales slipped by 19 per cent in Germany last month during the build up to the federal court's decision - and registrations are expected to plunge in March once figures are released in the next week. In total, Volkswagen has agreed to spend more than $25 billion in the United States for claims from owners, environmental regulators, states and dealers and offered to buy back about 500,000 polluting USA vehicles.

Economy Trump criticises Amazon for exploiting USA postal system
Author: 0 Trump criticises Amazon for exploiting USA postal system

President Trump on Thursday tweeted criticism of Amazon , implying that the administration may be mulling some type of regulatory action. Amazon shares dropped 4.4 per cent Wednesday after Axios reported that Trump is "obsessed" with Amazon and is seeking to find ways to "go after" the company with antitrust or competition laws.

Economy Starbucks ordered to put cancer warning on coffee
Author: 0 Starbucks ordered to put cancer warning on coffee

The institutional investor held 26,375 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.42 million, up from 16,894 at the end of the previous reported quarter. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy". S&P Research upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $65 target in Tuesday, July 28 report.

Economy Trump attacks Amazon over damage to retailers
Author: 0 Trump attacks Amazon over damage to retailers

The company's stock had a trading volume of 13,679,652 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,773,917. And Trump's overall lack of interest in the hard and boring work of bureaucratic reform means that Amazon and its shareholders should shrug off the president's scorn.

Economy MCD) — McDonald's Corporation (NYSE
Author: 0 MCD) — McDonald's Corporation (NYSE

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $157.82. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. Investment decisions should not be based exclusively on the P/E ratio. Trading volume is a gauge of how many times a stock is bought and sold in a given time period (most commonly, within a day of trading, known as the average daily trading volume - ADTV).

Economy Tech stocks pull market sharply lower, erasing early gains
Author: 0 Tech stocks pull market sharply lower, erasing early gains

The Financial Times reported that China is stepping up its efforts to avoid a trade war in part by buying more US manufactured microchips. The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Friday that it is investigating Facebook's privacy practices, including whether the company engaged in "unfair acts" that cause "substantial injury" to consumers.

Economy Barclays agrees $2bn penalty over USA fraud claims
Author: 0 Barclays agrees $2bn penalty over USA fraud claims

As of 1422 BST, shares in Barclays were trading 0.34% higher to 206.7p, having spiked to 207.85p immediately following the news from an intra-session low of 204.15p. "Today's settlement holds accountable those who waste, steal or abuse funds in connection with FHFA or any of the entities it regulates". Waiting to resolve the case paid off for the London-based bank.

Economy Google Street View Won't Be Available In India
Author: 0 Google Street View Won't Be Available In India

While there is no way to turn this off, Google allows you to deselect yourself from being served personalised ads based on the online history. But Facebook isn't the only company collecting swaths of data on its users. Google could also receive significant support from the software development and engineering community in this regard. That's how it operates, and that's something Google services users agree to.

Economy Mini unveils Classic Electric model
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BMW now has no plans to sell an all-electric classic Mini, but it has built a one-off example to show at the NY motor show. A late and carefully restored example of the classic Mini Cooper served as the basis for this special vehicle. As times have changed, compact cars have grown to nearly double the size of the original Mini to accommodate more people and house better safety equipment.

Economy Buhari's Visit To Lagos Forces Airline Operators To Cancel Flights
Author: 0 Buhari's Visit To Lagos Forces Airline Operators To Cancel Flights

Airlines and travellers are facing difficulties travelling and operating scheduled flights as a result of the gridlock accompanying the visit of the president in Lagos today. "Now, the State Government has given out the contract to a firm and they are now smoothening up the place". The Police bowed to pressure from Lagosians condemning the blockage of all roads the President would be passing.

Economy Japan wants its own bilateral summit with North Korea
Author: 0 Japan wants its own bilateral summit with North Korea

Abe, speaking at a parliamentary committee, said Japanese steel products were helping to make U.S. automakers more competitive and cheaper for American consumers. He urged the United States not to violate World Trade Organisation rules and expressed hope it would return to an Asia-Pacific trade pact negotiated by Trump's predecessor.

Economy Renault shares rally on new media report of Nissan merger talks
Author: 0 Renault shares rally on new media report of Nissan merger talks

The French manufacturer owns 43 percent of Nissan , while in return the Japanese firm has a 15-percent stake in Renault. Carlos Ghosn, the chairman of the alliance, is said to be pushing for this move. The automaker may maintain headquarters in both Japan and France. A Renault-Nissan spokesperson told the BBC : "We do not comment on rumours and speculation".

Economy Valpak is rewarding consumers with $100 checks
Author: 0 Valpak is rewarding consumers with $100 checks

They're giving some people actual money. The blue envelopes will be specially marked with yellow lettering so those who receive envelopes will know there's a possibility of a check being inside. "Look inside: $100 could be in this envelope", the coupon packets will say. According to USA Today , Valpak has offered the $100 checks since 1988, but not in every market.