President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets. Kushner, who serves as a senior adviser on the Middle East and other issues, was among many White House advisers who had been operating for months without full security clearances.
A hairstylist said a client with the same last name as the Las Vegas shooter spoke in the months before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history about a concert venue being susceptible to attack, according to documents released by police Wednesday. Las Vegas police released about 2,100 pages of police reports, witness statements and dispatch records after losing court battles to keep them secret.
Last week, Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) announced that its Chief Operating Officer, former Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) executive Qi Lu, would be stepping down as COO and transitioning to more part-time duties at BIDU. The market seems to think that the Lu exit is a big deal. Ever since that announcement, BIDU stock has dropped nearly 15%, equating to a $12-billion drop in market value.
The Trump administration is considering a proposal to impose new tariffs on imported vehicles, invoking a national security law used to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel, an administration official and three industry officials briefed on the matter said. Another administration official said the move was aimed partly at pressuring Canada and Mexico to make concessions in talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement that have languished in part over auto provisions, as well as pressuring Japan and the European Union, which also export large numbers of vehicles to the United States.
The annual cost of health care for a typical American family – two parents and two children covered by an employer-sponsored preferred provider organization -- is $28,166 this year, according to the 2018 Milliman Medical Index released Tuesday.
General Electric Co (GE.N) cannot guarantee its 2019 dividend and is still fixing its power and capital units, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Wednesday, sending the industrial conglomerate's stock down nearly 8 percent. Asked by an analyst if the 2019 dividend was assured, Flannery said that while payout is important to investors, it depended on multiple factors. "It's ultimately a function of the free cash flow of the company and that's ultimately a function of operating performance and things that we do with the portfolio," Flannery told analysts at the annual Electrical Products Group conference in Florida.
In a recent tweet, Vitalik Buterin posted a screenshot of a mail from Google with a job offer for him. He posted the mail, along with a follow-up tweet which had a poll asking his followers if he should take up Google’s offer. In his original tweet, Vitalik failed to hide the recruiter’s name, email
The SP38 is based on the 488 GTB. It likely costs millions to design, if Ferrari's one-off history is a guide. You have to be a pretty snazzy customer of Ferrari to qualify for the SP treatment, which debuted in 2007.
A federal judge posed skeptical questions about Paul Manafort’s claim that an FBI agent improperly searched a storage locker that held extensive business records before the former Trump campaign chairman was charged in two indictments. Manafort claims that the records seized by the FBI should be suppressed because an agent was given access to the locker by a former employee of Manafort’s political consulting firm who still had a key. The agent surveyed the contents of the facility in Alexandria, Virginia, wrote a search warrant and got a judge’s signature before the FBI returned the next day to seize thousands of records relating to Manafort’s consulting firm.
With nothing more than a quick glance at the headlines, one might conclude it’s just another case of the analyst community playing a game of “chicken,” with NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) serving as the proverbial guinea pig. Who’s willing to set the highest target price for NVDA stock. Cowen analyst Matthew Ramsay is the current leader of that contest, by the way, raising his target to $325 per share last week.
Bernstein analyst Aaron Gal upgraded Celgene from Market-Perform to Outperform and cut the price target from $121 to $102. By Bernstein’s assessment, Celgene’s current discounted cash flow reflects the worst possible outcome for the Revlimid trial — a result that could push the launch to April 2020. Toung is less optimistic about Revlimid’s legal issues, which could increase share volatility with an adverse ruling.
Orders for the mining machines and construction bulldozers made at this sprawling Caterpillar Inc.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) has announced the financial results for its second quarter revealing that it managed to outperform the performance figures projected by analysts. The tech company announced its Q2 earnings on Tuesday revealing that it secured a revenue of $7.5 billion during the quarter and its net earnings per share for the quarter was 34 cents. The company managed to surpass Wall Street’s revenue estimate of $7.38 billion and earnings per share estimate of 31 cents.
The European Union's energy chief said on Wednesday he had reached out to Russia and Ukraine to relaunch EU-mediated talks over their gas dispute and continued gas transits via Ukraine to Europe after their contract expires in 2019. "I have reached out to both, Ukrainian and Russian partners, and invited them for trilateral talks," European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said in a statement. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Moscow was ready for talks with Ukraine on continued gas transits through the country, following talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
BOSTON (AP) — A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than 300 years ago was found three years ago with the help of an underwater autonomous vehicle operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the agency disclosed for the first time.
Mike Rotondo's parents are trying to evict their son after eight years of living under the same roof in upstate New York. Rotondo says his parents first talked about kicking him out in October, stopped feeding him in November, and sent him a note in February about potential legal action. A millennial man is trying to delay an eviction from his parents' house, even though he doesn't talk to them.
Responding to teacher walkouts across the country, congressional Democrats on Tuesday proposed raising teachers' salaries by canceling the tax cut for the nation's top 1 percent of earners. At a congressional hearing Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos agreed that teachers are underpaid, but offered few concrete suggestions to boost their income. "Teachers of America, we Democrats hear you loud and clear," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said at a news conference.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched satellites Tuesday for longtime customers Iridium Communications Inc. and NASA, reusing part of a previously flown rocket for its 10th mission of 2018. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on California’s central coast about 12:47 p.m. local time. Five Iridium NEXT satellites were launched as part of the company’s campaign to replace the world’s largest commercial satellite network.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Tuesday he would push for "veto-proof congressional action" to check the Trump administration's reported deal to save Chinese telecommunications company ZTE. Washington and Beijing have discussed the framework of a deal for the U....
Millennials born in the 1980s are at risk of becoming a "lost generation" that accumulates less wealth during their lives, according to a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. From saving longer to buy a home to facing increasing living costs, millennials are balancing myriad money woes compared with previous generations. Millennials are generally defined as people born between 1981 and 1996, growing up or entering the workforce during the Great Recession.
In a letter to U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood of the Southern District of New York Tuesday, attorney Michael Avenatti said the leaks were believed to be related to his client, meant to "paint a false narrative."