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by | March 18, 2017 | 01:36

Among the 6,500 Yahoo users the FSB agents targeted with this scheme were targets that were "of predictable interest", including journalists, government officials in both the U.S. With access to the technology, the hackers spied on the contents of more than 6,500 individual users, according to the indictment. Baratov was arrested Tuesday in Canada.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:49

Brown steered the ship away from the pair as Primmer hurried to pull them on board his Sheriff's Office boat. As this occurred, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic cruise ship was heading directly toward the two stranded women. Garrett took to Facebook following the incident to thank Primmer for his actions. "We were extremely lucky to have him there to help us", Allison Garrett wrote in a comment on the Brevard sheriff's post.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:46

The service, which will cost $9.99 per month, will allow users to pick songs and create playlists, a contrast to Pandora's free service, which feeds listeners songs based on their individual preferences. Each of these features is likely to limit the pain points in transitioning to the new service in Wedbush's view, as the primary obstacle for music streamers in changing platforms is likely the inability to transfer playlists and previously-downloaded tracks across platforms, while existing ...

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:16

Friday. Some services affected are: My Account, My Business Account, Represent a Client, the MyCRA mobile application, the MyBenefits mobile application, Netfile, EFILE and Auto-Fill My Return. The CRA's servers are on Shared Services Canada IP addresses, and according to Netcraft were running Apache 2.2.31 on *nix when last scanned on March 7, behind an F5 Big-IP for protection.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:18

It would also enable EU leaders to plan a summit for April 6 at which they would sign off on negotiating guidelines for the European Commission. But beyond saying she will begin the formal process later this month, May has yet to answer the question of exactly when, and end nine months of guesswork as to how her government will approach the uncharted territory of leaving the EU.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:17

One key risk, Adams said, is that numerous encouraging data points from recent months have come from opinion surveys, such as confidence levels for consumers and purchasing managers. Bond market interest rates are moving up along with these expectations, pushing bond prices down. There will be some winners, and some loses as rates continue to climb, so we want to take a look at a handful of stocks that will benefit from rising rates today.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:45

Oil steadied below $49 a barrel as US drillers continued to boost activity, countering OPEC's efforts to drain a global glut. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate crude for April dipped 0.87% to 0.$48.07 a barrel, while on the ICE Futures Exchange in London , Brent oil for May delivery was last quoted at $51.30 a barrel.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:13

Interest rates on 30-year, fixed-rate conforming mortgages, the most widely held type of US home loan, averaged 4.36 percent, up from 4.30 percent the prior week. The shorter term 15 year loan interest rates are published at 3.710% yielding an April of 3.894%. Shorter term, popular 15 year refi loan deals stand at 2.75% at the bank and April of 3.239% today.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:06

In what is being called " the trial of the century ", the heir to the Samsung empire went on trial Thursday alleged to have made payments of up to $38 million to Park and her adviser Choi Soon-sil. When impeached president Park Geun-hye leaves South Korea's presidential palace she will go back to her house in Seoul's luxury Gangnam district surrounded by a high wall and bamboo.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:48

KCG Holdings Inc. raised its position in Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 1,505.7% in the third quarter. Inc. raised its stake in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp by 0.6% in the third quarter. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 13th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.24%. In recent action, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) has made a move of +0.33% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:53

Google placed No. 1 for the eighth time in 11 years, according to Fortune . NuStar offers all-employee bonuses; a retirement savings plan that includes a 401 (k) match of 100 percent up to 6 percent of pay and a company-funded pension plan; a health and wellness program; and much more.

by | March 09, 2017 | 03:12

USA companies added workers at a blistering pace in February, according to the ADP Employment Report . In a separate report on Wednesday, the Labor Department said nonfarm productivity, which measures hourly output per worker, rose at an annualized 1.3 percent rate in the final three months of 2016, as it had estimated last month.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:43

While the Trump administration eagerly promoted the 45,000 jobs figure, near the bottom, the statement qualified the Gulf Coast projects would create 35,000 construction jobs - typically short- to medium-term gigs, meaning the total number of people actually employed may be lower - and 12,000 full-time ones.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:44

Ns Ltd Company holds 15.95% or 492,833 shares in its portfolio. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.34) earnings per share. The firm's revenue was down 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright and trademark laws.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:49

Under the terms of the deal Standard Life will pay Aberdeen shareholders 0.757 new Standard Life ordinary shares for each Aberdeen ordinary share. Yet embattled Aberdeen boss Martin Gilbert has also done better than might have been expected. Rebecca O'Keeffe, head of investment at our sister website Interactive Investor, explains: "The move by Standard Life to buy Aberdeen is a major attempt to try to build their defences as the active management industry comes under increasing ...

by | March 06, 2017 | 01:01

Trump was making "the most outlandish and destructive claims without providing a scintilla of evidence to support them". "You make up something and then you have the press write about it, and then you say, 'everybody's writing about this charge, '" she said.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:57

Other restructuring moves: Deutsche Bank will combine its Postbank unit, which offers banking in post offices, into its Private & Commercial Bank. Numerous bank's investors see it as a necessary move despite the billions already plowed into the bank in the past seven years. "The capital increase will reinforce our financial strength substantially", John Cryan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deutsche Bank since June 2015, said in the press release.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:54

GM's European business has failed to book a profit since 1999 . Both GM and PSA, which owns the Peugeot and Citroen brands, declined to comment. The Ellesmere Port contract for Vauxhall Astra's is due to end in 2021, with 80% of the factory's output sold under the continental Opel brand.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:05

The ostensible reason was that banks find it easier to make profits in times of higher interest rates - and so bank share prices led the way as the United States market hit new record highs and others followed. And the answer needs to await the 10 March jobs report and the numbers for wage growth in particular. As she did in January, Yellen insisted that the Fed was not behind the curve in raising rates, despite having increased them only twice since the Great Recession ended nearly ...

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:03

Excluding certain items, the company declared adjusted non-GAAP net loss per diluted share of $0.06 for the full year, compared to adjusted non-GAAP net income per diluted share of $1.12 for the full year last year. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 17.67%. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -27.17 Percent. That's because Abercrombie & Fitch announced it'll be closing 60 of its stores this year "through natural lease expirations", during ...

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:22

Trump recognized the widow of Owens during his address, in what was the most emotional moment of the night, triggering a 2-minute standing ovation from both Republicans and Democrats while Carryn Owens broke down in tears. Before Trump, presidents traditionally assumed the blame for misguided military actions, even while under scrutiny for making mistakes that cost people's lives, The Huffington Post notes.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:16

However, for most fans, that's what the parental controls should be for. "Asking $300 for a new console without a bundled game is a comparatively higher barrier to entry for consumers, considering that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are already discounted and come with a free game", said SuperData.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:46

Presently, the lead agency handling anti-drug operations is the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) with support from elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). We will be informed in due time. The military also plans to use its assets in assisting PDEA in counterintelligence build-up and investigation of government officials and groups linked to illegal drugs.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:08

Crude maintained losses after data showed a further rise in US oil rigs, but ended the week with modest gains. In the past couple of months, traders have been profiting off sending oil cargoes from the North Sea, West Africa and the Americas to the Asian markets, cutting in into the market shares of the Middle Eastern producers.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:10

The number of oil rigs increased this week by 5, up from 597 last week to 602 this week. The total rig count increased by 3 to 754, with 1 miscellaneous rig remaining in use. Texas saw three rigs added to the booming Permian Basin, as well as three in the slowly recovering Eagle Ford shale. Baker Hughes is an American industrial service company, one of the world's largest oil field services companies.

by | February 26, 2017 | 01:12

The index fund is up 85.4%, Buffett said in his letter, while the hedge fund groups are up between 2.9% and 62.8%. Berkshire's year-end results were released Saturday alongside Mr. In addition, the 86-year-old Mr. Buffett, whose shrewd investments have earned him the nickname "the Oracle of Omaha", still has plenty of cash on hand for future acquisitions as a way to drive profit.

by | February 26, 2017 | 01:11

Protesters and law enforcement have clashed multiple times and hundreds have been arrested since demonstrations began in August. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said he already has the authority to deputize agents from certain federal agencies, but the Senate bill would expand that to agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as well as the Department of Homeland Security.

by | February 26, 2017 | 01:03

There is "no daylight" between Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions when it comes to the decision to eliminate guidance set by the previous administration that ensures transgender students have access to a bathroom that matches their gender identity, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday .

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:42

Under the new ownership, the chicken chain will be "accelerating its pace of growth" with the opening of new restaurants in the United States and elsewhere, it added. "It's all about growth - and that stems from Cheryl coming in and righting the ship". Not only do investors generally favor franchise-heavy models because they are less capital-intense, but the 98%-franchised figure fits well with Restaurant Brands' existing strategy: Burger King is almost 100% franchised.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:58

Underlying profits for Barclays - not including one-off items - were up by £200m to £6.4bn, despite profits falling back slightly in both United Kingdom and global divisions. The adjusted remaining pre-tax profit of 284 million pounds missed the short of achieving 646 million-pound usual estimate of five experts reviewed by Bloomberg News, as the firm took charge for rushing the expenses of conceded bonuses.