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Family members of the missing woman confirmed her identity yesterday, according to ABC affiliate KATC . Last October 8-year-old Zion Smith died after falling two stories from the deck of Carnival Cruise Glory. The woman who is still being searched for was onboard the Carnival Triumph that left out of New Orleans on Friday and was expected to arrive at Cozumel on Tuesday.
  • Dollar Hits 3-Year Low After Mnuchin Says Weakness Helps Trade

    Dollar Hits 3-Year Low After Mnuchin Says Weakness Helps Trade

    Economy

    It's already seen the US withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal with 11 countries, and seek a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Starbucks is giving its US workers pay raises and stock grants this year, citing recent tax reform. Mnuchin said he wasn't anxious about reports that China could slow its purchases of USA government debt.
  • Vandal damages Field of Dreams site in eastern Iowa

    Vandal damages Field of Dreams site in eastern Iowa

    Economy

    Total costs are estimated in the thousands. She called the act "upsetting", and field manager Al Steffen said the recent weather in Dyersville, Iowa made the situation worse. "We'll just have to keep operating as is". A Go Fund Me page has been started to help fix The Field of Dreams baseball diamond in Dyersville after someone vandalized it Monday night.
  • Starbucks is giving baristas paid sick leave and stock bonuses

    Starbucks is giving baristas paid sick leave and stock bonuses

    Economy

    Employees say they appreciate the benefits that Starbucks offers, but for many, those perks take a back seat to wages. Many U.S. companies have announced bonuses or wage increases since Congress last month reduced the corporate income tax to 21percent from 35 percent.
  • Bank of America eliminates free checking for lower-income customers

    Bank of America eliminates free checking for lower-income customers

    Economy

    Starting this month, the financial giant will charge a $ 12 monthly fee unless the customer enrolls in direct deposit of $250 or more , or maintains a minimum balance of $1,500. Mr. Prather earns less than $20,000 a year and doesn't get paid through direct deposit, so he expects to be charged the monthly fee. And many credit unions belong to the CO-OP Financial Services shared branch network, giving members of participating credit unions more than 5,000 branches in which to perform basic ...
  • Sanchez move brings smiles to Chilean football

    Sanchez move brings smiles to Chilean football

    Economy

    The Arsenal manager insisted the Chilean, who completed his move to on Monday, is not a mercenary for leaving the Emirates for Old Trafford. To be blunt, United - for all of their prestige - have not been taken too seriously in this competition since Sir Alex Ferguson departed.
  • Qualcomm fined $1.2 billion for paying Apple to use its chips

    Qualcomm fined $1.2 billion for paying Apple to use its chips

    Economy

    Qualcomm, said Margrethe Vestager the Competition Commissioner at the EC, paid billions in US dollars to an important client, Apple, so it would not purchase from Qualcomm's rivals. In 2011, both companies signed a deal where Qualcomm would exclusively provide its chipsets to Apple. Qualcomm General Counsel Don Rosenberg said in a statement that the company believed its agreement with Apple did not violate European Union rules.
  • Burger King Whopper-splains net neutrality's repeal in new ad

    Burger King Whopper-splains net neutrality's repeal in new ad

    Economy

    Burger King might seem like an unlikely source for a pretty darn good net neutrality explainer, but their new video is just that. Trying to explain to people why the repeal of net neutrality is an important issue is like trying to force-feed brussels sprouts to a toddler.
  • Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) sticks nearly 1.48% in last 5 trades

    Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) sticks nearly 1.48% in last 5 trades

    Economy

    Davis R M Inc acquired 14,236 shares as Comcast Corp (CMCSA)'s stock rose 3.16%. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $46.83. Btim owns 2.26 million shares or 1.35% of their USA portfolio. On 12/14/2017 Brian L Roberts, Chairman, sold 583,835 with an average share price of $38.67 per share and the total transaction amounting to $22,576,899.45.
  • Alphabet launches new cybersecurity company, Chronicle, out of its X moonshot factory

    Alphabet launches new cybersecurity company, Chronicle, out of its X moonshot factory

    Economy

    The research lab at Google's parent company, Alphabet , is known for incubating some of the most far-out ideas in tech. Called Chronicle , the company is developing technology that finds hackers faster than humans now can. To learn how to get involved in Data Privacy Daya, head here . "We think we'll be able to help organizations see their full security picture in much higher fidelity than they now can", founder Stephen Gillet said in a Medium post announcing the launch .
  • U.S. announces new sanctions over NK weapons program

    Economy

    North Korea is developing missile and nuclear technology in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions amid regular threats to destroy the United States and Japan. Treasury Department announcement in November. The former British colony often tops the business and economic freedom rankings, based on criteria that include ease of setting up business.
  • Democrats urge Facebook and Twitter to probe Russian bots

    Democrats urge Facebook and Twitter to probe Russian bots

    Economy

    In a letter today to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Feinstein requested the social media companies' "urgent assistance" on recent "Russian efforts are meant to influence congressional action and undermine Special Counsel Mueller's investigation, which has already resulted in the indictments of two Trump campaign officials and guilty pleas from two others, who are both now cooperating with prosecutors".
  • Here's Why 2017 Was A Pretty Important Year For Dublin Airport

    Here's Why 2017 Was A Pretty Important Year For Dublin Airport

    Economy

    Over the course of the year, there were seven months in which over a million passengers were recorded and over thirty months of consecutive record breaking growth. Officials say they're expecting those numbers to keep growing with new services coming to the area in the future. A year ago also included the highest number of nonstop destinations out of Indianapolis since the Colonel Harvey Weir Cook Terminal opened in 2008.
  • Drone strike kills two suspected militants near Pak-Afghan border

    Drone strike kills two suspected militants near Pak-Afghan border

    Economy

    Three suspected terrorists were killed on Wednesday during a drone attack, believed to have been launched by the United States military, in an area of Orkazai Agency near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan. According to local press reports, the first U.S. drone attack this year came on January 17, seriously wounding a man near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
  • Lift-off for easyJet shares as rival airlines struggle

    Lift-off for easyJet shares as rival airlines struggle

    Economy

    While the numbers at easyJet may be encouraging, the musical chairs in the boardroom is less so. The airline looks to have benefited from a re-shaping of the industry past year, helping to support fares and keep flights full. Approximately 60% of expected bookings for the second quarter, excluding the Air Berlin operations, have now been secured, slightly ahead of the prior year.
  • Analysts Recommendations The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

    Analysts Recommendations The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

    Economy

    The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $75.38. About 5.63M shares traded. (NYSE:PFD) has risen 7.57% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings , collectively assigning a 2.2 average brokerage recommendation. LONG ROBERT EDWARD had sold 26,470 shares worth $1.21M on Friday, August 11.
  • Mkhitaryan Joins Arsenal With Alexis Moving To Manchester United

    Mkhitaryan Joins Arsenal With Alexis Moving To Manchester United

    Economy

    Sanchez will be earning huge wages, reportedly, in excess of £350,000-a-week, but Mourinho was delighted to bring the 29-year-old in. "I always loved the way Arsenal played and the way Arsene Wenger has managed the team". Amidst talks of the players-swap deal involving Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan between United and Arsenal , Mkhitaryan has been left out of United's squad for Saturday's Premier League clash with Burnley .
  • USS Investment Management Ltd Boosts Stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB)

    USS Investment Management Ltd Boosts Stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB)

    Economy

    Investors sold shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE: KMB ) on strength during trading hours on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500. Therefore 25% are positive. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. 84 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. The firm owned 7,436 shares of the company's stock after selling 189 shares during the period.
  • Stripe is giving up on bitcoin as a payment method

    Stripe is giving up on bitcoin as a payment method

    Economy

    It's possible that Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, or another bitcoin variant, will find a way to achieve significant popularity while keeping settlement times and transaction fees very low. Empirically, there are fewer and fewer use cases for which accepting or paying with bitcoin makes sense. Stripe isn't endorsing any of these options as the future, instead, it elected to congratulate bitcoin on its success as a "novel, ambitious project" that has done very well.
  • Capital Senior Living Corp's (NYSE:CSU) Sentiment is 1.86

    Economy

    The firm had revenue of $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.21 billion. Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. Analysts await Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) to report earnings on January, 29. (NYSE:BKD). Royal Bancorporation Of Canada has 266,690 shares for 0% of their portfolio.