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Instagram influencer and model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht Instagram influencer and model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht
- September 03, 2018

According to News AU , Sinead had been working on a super-yacht called "the Mayan Queen IV " for the past four months. She died while being airlifted to hospital in Athens . She regularly posted pictures of her travels. Her mother, Kylie, was heading to Greece when she was told her daughter died, The Australian reported. (more...)
State senator pitches In-N-Out: 'C'mon to Alabama!' State senator pitches In-N-Out: 'C'mon to Alabama!'
- September 03, 2018

The boycott idea began circulating on social media after a tweet from Eric Bauman, chair of the California Democratic Party. This is not the first time In-N-Out has donated to the GOP . They were so unhappy, in fact, that they organized a boycott of the burger franchise. But the fast-food restaurant has also given thousands of dollars to support the Democratic PAC "Californians for Jobs and a Strong Economy", a pro-business group created by Democrat David Townsend in 2009. (more...)
Family, friends say final goodbye to McCain Family, friends say final goodbye to McCain
- September 03, 2018

Lindsey Graham said they were happy Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner attended Saturday's memorial service for the late Sen. McCain's longtime friend in the Senate, Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, said he would tell the audience that "nobody loved a soldier more than John McCain " and that he would "have their back, travel where they go, never let them be forgotten". (more...)
Coca-Cola buys Costa Coffee for £3.9 bln Coca-Cola buys Costa Coffee for £3.9 bln
- September 03, 2018

However, with Costa Coffee being sold off to the soft drinks giant Coca-Cola for £3.9bn, little now remains of the sprawling leisure group that once spanned breweries, gyms, hotels and soft drinks. "A hot drink is one of the few segments of the beverage market, where Coca-Cola has no global brand", he added. "Costa will get lots of care and attention". (more...)
Growth rate declined due to Raghuram Rajan's policies: Niti Aayog Growth rate declined due to Raghuram Rajan's policies: Niti Aayog
- September 03, 2018

Defending Modi government's demonetisation move, Rajiv Kumar said that it was not due to banning of Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes which had impacted the economy but it was Raghuram Rajan's policies on the NPAs which had negatively hit the economy. "Growth was declining because of rising NPAs in banking sector". In fact, in some cases like that of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) industry, credit actually shrank. (more...)
Shop caught sticking googly eyes on fish to make them look fresher Shop caught sticking googly eyes on fish to make them look fresher
- September 03, 2018

Kuwaiti newspaper Al Bayan first shared the photos of the fish eyes before they were picked up by Mohamed El Dashan who tweeted the amusing pictures and quickly went viral. The pictures have created quite a stir on Twitter. . Local newspaper Al Bayan posted pictures of fish with plastic eyes stuck on them with one picture showing the fake eye slipping off, clearly revealing the yellow eye beneath. (more...)
White workers at Sasol launch 'go-slow' ahead of Thursday strike White workers at Sasol launch 'go-slow' ahead of Thursday strike
- September 03, 2018

The energy and chemical company has argued that the Khanyisa share scheme does not form part of its employee remuneration or benefit structures, and was rather created to address the ownership component of the B-BBEE code. The solidarity union also said it will file a complaint to U.S. regulators over Sasol's "discriminative" black share scheme. According to Solidarity, Sasol announced Khanyisa, in terms of which its black employees would get shares worth R500,000, while explicitly stating ... (more...)
Oil falls on rising output from OPEC and US Oil falls on rising output from OPEC and US
- September 03, 2018

The sale's timing "would appear to reflect President Donald Trump's concern regarding oil market tightness associated with the reinstatement of Iran oil sanctions", analysts at ClearView Energy Partners said after the sale was announced on August 20. (more...)
Petrol at Rs 86.25 in Mumbai, commuters fuming Petrol at Rs 86.25 in Mumbai, commuters fuming
- September 03, 2018

Diesel rates on Monday were hiked by 39 paise a litre, the steepest increase since the daily revision in prices was introduced in mid-june 2017. In Delhi, the petrol price is at Rs 79.15/litre (increase by Rs 0.31/litre) and diesel at Rs 71.15/litre (increase by Rs 0.39/litre). (more...)
IKEA fined Rs 11,000 after customer finds caterpillar inside veg biryani IKEA fined Rs 11,000 after customer finds caterpillar inside veg biryani
- September 03, 2018

Following the incident, the customer, identified as Abeed Mohammad, alerted the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation's Food Safety Department, which levied a fine of Rs 11,500 on the firm. "However, they had shown proof that the food was not prepared at their kitchen, but was flown in from Haldiram's of Nagpur, with whom they had tied up for food supply", the officer said. (more...)
Man Urinates on Woman Passenger's Seat Onboard International Flight Man Urinates on Woman Passenger's Seat Onboard International Flight
- September 03, 2018

The affected lady's family has stated that no action has been taken against the man after the flight landed. "We strongly condemn the incident perpetrated by a passenger on our flight AI 102 of August 30 (JFK to Delhi ). "Even a complaint to Air India's security team would have resulted in some action", a source said. "By reporting such obscene and offensive behavior the airline can stop such person creating nuisance in future". (more...)
Lego has created the Bugatti Chiron with a powerful engine Lego has created the Bugatti Chiron with a powerful engine
- September 03, 2018

Those motors allow the auto to drive, with a "theoretical" total of 3.95kW and an estimated 92Nm of torque. Though it weighs much less than a real Chiron at just 1500kg, it is only able to hit 20km/h. Equipped with a rear spoiler, speedometer, front and back-lights, detachable steering wheel and brake pedal, all fully functional and built of LEGO Technic elements, the model is a dream come true for anyone. (more...)
South Western Railway passengers face three days of disruption as workers strike South Western Railway passengers face three days of disruption as workers strike
- September 03, 2018

Those travelling to the Bournemouth Air Festival and Salisbury and Yeovil have been told there will be extra trains provided. Read on for details of the trains that will be running on Saturday. Members of the RMT union plan to walk out on six consecutive Saturdays until 29 September. The Government's preferred measure of inflation, the CPI, rose to 2.5 per cent in July from 2.4 per cent in June. (more...)
United Continental raises fees for checked bags on certain routes United Continental raises fees for checked bags on certain routes
- September 03, 2018

Beginning Friday, the first checked bag for flights will cost $30 - up from $25 - for flights in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. The $30 bag fee is gaining traction across USA airlines as summer travel winds down and carriers look to boost revenue to offset higher fuel prices. (more...)
Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor
- September 03, 2018

California's new net neutrality law prohibits slowing down or blocking access to content and a ban on zero rating. In what comes as a major blow to opponents of net neutrality, the state of California has succeeded in passing a bill that would effectively protect a free and open internet , joining four states including Washington and OR in doing so. (more...)
Trump defends his public response to McCain's death: 'We had our disagreements' Trump defends his public response to McCain's death: 'We had our disagreements'
- September 03, 2018

During the president's interview with Bloomberg , he spoke about a variety of subjects, including tariffs, China and trade. Ridge added that McCain did display his lifelong message of bipartisanship by asking a former Democratic president, Barack Obama, and a former Republican president, George W. (more...)
Yahoo! Finance Rolls Out Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC) Trading Yahoo! Finance Rolls Out Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC) Trading
- September 03, 2018

LiteCoin Ultra at the moment has a cap of $10,811 and its twenty four hour trading volume is about $161. Over the last seven days, Litecoin Plus has traded up 6.2% against the United States dollar. ChessCoin (CHESS) traded flat against the dollar and now trades at $0.0022 or 0.00000031 BTC . Quoted from cryptocompare: " LiteCoin Ultra is a hybrid PoW/PoS cryptocurrency based on the Scrypt Algorithm". (more...)
Britain's competition watchdog takes ticket reseller Viagogo to court Britain's competition watchdog takes ticket reseller Viagogo to court
- September 03, 2018

When a hearing on ticket abuse occurred in March of this year, Viagogo, was noticeably absent and has not since agreed to make any changes that would put them in line with CMA's previous requests. "Perhaps Viagogo will now realise that consumer protection legislation passed by Parliament is not a minor inconvenience to be ignored and that they can be held accountable through the courts". (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ)
- September 03, 2018

The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$34.96 per share, with a total value of C$1,398,400.00. So far this year, the volume has averaged about 2,879,690 shares. EPS growth quarter over quarter is at -13.90%. The company exchanged hands with 2380118 shares contrast to its average daily volume of 2.88M shares while its relative volume stands at 0.83. (more...)
BlackRock supported replacing Tesla's Musk BlackRock supported replacing Tesla's Musk
- September 03, 2018

Tesla said it had no comment on the lawsuits. Telsa has since taken to Twitter to confirm it is staying a public company. Warren Buffett doesn't think Elon Musk's tweeting is doing him any favors. Musk tweeted on Tuesday that during the conversation, his voice "cracked once" and he did not cry. Tesla shareholders are showing signs of impatience with all the drama. (more...)
Possible Outcomes as CBOE plans to launch Ethereum futures by year end
- September 03, 2018

In addition, US regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC ), has said in June that Ethereum (ETH) is not a security, which has cleared the main obstacle for Ethereum futures to be launched by CBOE . The BTC traders have been used to periods of huge volatility since past year and for such people, it has been quite hard to deal with the ranging that has been going on for long. (more...)
Billionaire Head of China’s JD.Com Arrested in Minnesota Billionaire Head of China’s JD.Com Arrested in Minnesota
- September 03, 2018

Chuck Laszewski, a spokesman for the Hennepin County attorney's office, said it was unusual for a detainee to be released so quickly after a Friday night arrest, especially before a holiday weekend. "We will take the necessary legal action against false reporting or rumors", the company said. Earlier this year, Liu attempted to suppress information about a sexual assault that occurred after a 2015 party at his Australian home. (more...)
Political donation prompts call for In-N-Out boycott Political donation prompts call for In-N-Out boycott
- September 03, 2018

The late CEO, Rich Snyder, was an evangelical Christian and supporter of Republican candidates, and current president Lynsi Snyder is also devout. And in contrast, that in the past, they have also donated to Democrat Party causes such as pro-business group and Democratic PAC, "Californians for Jobs and a Strong Economy", which was created in 2009 by David Townsend. (more...)
Tuscany’s Harley-Davidson F-150 concept picks up where Ford left off Tuscany’s Harley-Davidson F-150 concept picks up where Ford left off
- September 02, 2018

Harley-Davidson clearly hasn't forgotten about the truck as the motorcycle maker has teamed up with the Tuscany Motor Company to create the F-150 Harley-Davidson concept . The truck's producers say that this display serves as both an homage and a production exercise - based on public response, they will tweak the design and hope to offer a version of the truck for sale (through existing Ford Tuscany dealers) in December. (more...)
John McAfee's John McAfee's "unhackable" BitFi wallet is hackable, makers withdraw claim
- September 02, 2018

The final nail in the coffin of the "unhackable" claim is a new attack security researchers demonstrated today on an unmodified Bitfi cryptocurrency hardware wallet. It's known as a "cold boot attack" that can happen even with Bitfi wallets turned off. Twitter user OverSoftNL detailed how the hack went down with McAfee rebuffing the attempt tweeting: "Can you get the money on the wallet? No". (more...)

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