• 'Top Chef' host Lakshmi testifies in Teamsters extortion trial
'Top Chef' host Lakshmi testifies in Teamsters extortion trial

They've said " Top Chef " crew members escalated the incident in Milton. Robert Cafarelli, John Fidler, Daniel Remond and Michael Ross are all facing criminal extortion charges related to their interference at a " Top Chef " shoot just south of Boston during the 2014 season.

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  • Bajaj Auto gains after partnership with Triumph Motorcycles
Bajaj Auto gains after partnership with Triumph Motorcycles

On the other hand, Bajaj will gain access to the iconic Triumph brand, enabling it to offer a wider range of motorcycles within its domestic market and other worldwide markets. (Currently, Royal Enfield is the leader in the mid-capacity motorcycle segment). However, in the alliance with Triumph , Bajaj is not picking up any stake in the Un...

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  • Congress alleges scam, asks, why two types Of ₹500 notes?
Congress alleges scam, asks, why two types Of ₹500 notes?

Slogan-shouting Congress members trooped into the well even as Leader of the House and finance minister Arun Jaitley said the opposition party has been raising " frivolous " issues without giving notices to stall Zero Hour proceedings. BJP ministers protested against raising the issue, citing technical grounds. "You (the Opposition) start raisi...

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  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Sees Unusually High Options Volume (VRX)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Sees Unusually High Options Volume (VRX)

These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed 50.25% and performed 6.40% over the last six months. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lowered its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) (TSE: VRX ) by 7.2% during the ...

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  • 'Man tax': Melbourne café charges men 18% extra
'Man tax': Melbourne café charges men 18% extra

One customer told Seven News in Melbourne: "I think it's fair if you think about the world and the gender inequality that we have". Cafe owner Alex O'Brien said: "I do want people to think about it, because we've had this (pay discrepancy) for decades and decades and we're bringing it to the forefront of people's minds.

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  • To Some In France, The First Lady's Role Should Remain Unofficial
To Some In France, The First Lady's Role Should Remain Unofficial

The wife of the French president has historically always played a public role at official functions and has a small security and secretarial staff. The French President had to dismiss his attempts to make his wife Brigitte First Lady of France after public outcry erupted in the country.

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  • Mazda's Revolutionary SkyActiv-X Engines To Arrive In 2019
Mazda's Revolutionary SkyActiv-X Engines To Arrive In 2019

Normally, petrol engines need a spark to ignite the fuel: while Mazda's Spark Controlled Compression Ignition system still has spark plugs as a backup, much of the time it will operate in more efficient compression ignition mode, delivering diesel-like fuel economy (and 45 better fuel efficiency than a same-size petrol engine from back in 2008).

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  • Non-payment of Property Tax Leads to Selling of A San Francisco Street
Non-payment of Property Tax Leads to Selling of A San Francisco Street

The median home value in the Presidio Heights neighborhood as of June was $5.1 million. As in, the street? However, the homeowners' association is still trying to have the results of the auction overturned. Selling it back to the homeowners was not even a strategy they had thought of on their own, he said, though he acknowledged that others have ...

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  • FX Launches Ad-Free SVOD Offering Exclusively on Comcast Systems
FX Launches Ad-Free SVOD Offering Exclusively on Comcast Systems

FX Networks says today that it will introduce a $5.99 a month service for Comcast's Xfinity TV subscribers on September 5 enabling them to watch - in home, and on mobile devices - new and old episodes of its original shows, ad-free. In all, FX+ will feature more than 1,100 episodes of original programmes spanning the past 15 years, to be rolled ou...

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  • Sensex firms up 61 points on fund inflows
Sensex firms up 61 points on fund inflows

A total of 44 shares were unchanged. Asian stocks are broadly lower and the offshore yuan spiked as Chinese exports and imports figures missed expectations. The Dow edged up 0.1 percent to close at a record high for the ninth consecutive session, while the S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent and the Nasdaq Composite added half a percent.

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  • United Kingdom house prices growth hits four-year low amid surging inflation
United Kingdom house prices growth hits four-year low amid surging inflation

However, at £219,266 ($286,251), the average price of a house in Britain remained 10% higher than 10 years ago. Average prices across the United Kingdom in the three months to July were 2.1 per cent higher than in the same three months a year ago, but this was down from 2.6 per cent in June and is the lowest annual rate of growth since April 2013...

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  • China's July forex reserves hit $3.08tr
China's July forex reserves hit $3.08tr

July imports SB-CN-IMP were up 30 percent from 7.76 million tonnes a year ago and 31 percent from 7.69 million tonnes in June. It was the first time that China's reserves had climbed for six months in a row since June 2014, and the gain brought them to their highest level since October.

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  • Alibaba is climbing after announcing a partnership with Marriott
Alibaba is climbing after announcing a partnership with Marriott

As China travellers are expected to take an estimated 700 million trips over the next five years, Marriott is said to benefit by capturing a greater share of this growing Chinese travel market and lower distribution costs associated with the JV.

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  • Govt deactivates over 11.44 lakh PAN cards
Govt deactivates over 11.44 lakh PAN cards

Here you will have to fill in the OTP , which will have been sent to your registered mobile number . As per the reports, almost 11.44 lakh Pan Cards are deactivated. Enter all your basic personal details asked on the page and then click on " Submit " button. After filling the details, click on " Submit " option.

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  • Another 9/11 victim identified by DNA testing
Another 9/11 victim identified by DNA testing

Remains of 1,641 victims have been identified. Before this latest victim, the last time a new identification was made was in March 2015. The remains were discovered by the New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, which has been retesting DNA recovered during cleanup efforts in 2001 this year.

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  • Report from Waterloo as major work begins
Report from Waterloo as major work begins

Becky Lumlock, route managing director at Network Rail , said: "We've already made good progress over the weekend in our work to build longer platforms at Waterloo, which will provide the space to run longer trains by the end of this year".

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  • Dow ends at ninth straight record, S&P 500 also hits all-time high
Dow ends at ninth straight record, S&P 500 also hits all-time high

The modest strength on Wall Street partly reflected ongoing positive sentiment following last Friday's upbeat monthly jobs report. The major index futures are now pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 28 points.

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  • Tyson Foods posts 7.6% drop in quarterly profit
Tyson Foods posts 7.6% drop in quarterly profit

Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in Tyson Foods by 7.3% in the first quarter. Horrell Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Tyson Foods by 0.4% in the first quarter. On 2/13/2017 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.23 1.38% with an ex dividend date of 5/30/2017 which will be payable on 6/1/2017. Dividend History for Tyson Foo...

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  • SoftBank Chief Says He Wants Stake in Uber or Lyft
SoftBank Chief Says He Wants Stake in Uber or Lyft

Softbank has also invested in several British companies over the past year. SoftBank, which announced its June quarter financials on Monday, has been reported to be in talks with Snapdeal's rival and India's largest e-commerce platform Flipkart for investing up to $2 billion.

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  • Europe egg scare: Belgium discovered contamination in June
Europe egg scare: Belgium discovered contamination in June

Millions of eggs have been recalled in Belgium , the Netherlands and Germany after they were found to contain the toxic insecticide which can cause damage to the liver, thyroid glands and kidneys if ingested in large amounts. The ministry said that at this point had no evidence contaminated eggs or meat were destined for consumption. The autho...

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  • Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway
Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway

On Sunday, the authority's chairman, Joseph J. Lhota, responded to the mayor's proposal by saying that the agency needed emergency financing immediately. "There's no question we need a long-term funding stream, but emergency train repairs can't wait on what the State Legislature may or may not do next year", Lhota said.

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  • ASEAN takes united stand on North Korea
ASEAN takes united stand on North Korea

Susan Thornton is the top USA diplomat for Asia. Aside from the United Nations, the ARF was the only venue where the worldwide community, including Southeast Asian countries, could reach North Korea, a Philippine official said recently. "The two leaders affirmed that North Korea poses a grave and growing direct threat to the United States, South ...

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  • S.African MPs await ruling on Zuma vote
S.African MPs await ruling on Zuma vote

Gordhan's sacking led to a string of downgrades to South Africa's credit rating as well as causing the rand currency to tumble. Religious leaders have previously lobbied for Zuma to step down‚ particularly after the Constitutional Court found that he had failed to uphold his constitutional responsibility with regard to the public protector's find...

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  • Renault to sign joint venture deal in Iran: Ministry report
Renault to sign joint venture deal in Iran: Ministry report

The first vehicles produced in this joint venture in Saveh, 120 km from Tehran , will be Symbol and Duster, starting in 2018. French automaker Renault signed €660 million worth agreement with Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran ( IDRO ), Trend's correspondent reported from the event.

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  • GST Council recommends increase in cess for luxury cars
GST Council recommends increase in cess for luxury cars

It recommended that Central Government may move legislative amendments to increase maximum ceiling of cess on motor vehicles to 25 percent from present 15 percent. However, increasing the cess on the luxury auto industry will dampen the spirits of not only the companies, dealers and customers but also workers and employees working in this industr...

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  • Tesla Model S Has Been Driven 670 Miles with Only One Charge
Tesla Model S Has Been Driven 670 Miles with Only One Charge

The lower-priced electric vehicle is set to cement Tesla's place in the auto market for a long time to come. The base Model X 75D, equipped with standard all-wheel drive, now starts at $79,500, or $80,700 when factoring in destination fees.

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  • Severe turbulence injures 10 on American Airlines flight to Philadelphia
Severe turbulence injures 10 on American Airlines flight to Philadelphia

The shaky in-bound plane encountered "severe turbulence " right before flight 759 touched down at Philadelphia International Airport . American said the fasten seat belt sign was on at the time. There was a total of 287 passengers and 12 crew members on board. The others, he gathered, needed help themselves. According to Huseman, the flight a...

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  • North Korea Sanctions: China Urges Dialogue With Pyongyang
North Korea Sanctions: China Urges Dialogue With Pyongyang

Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said earlier that the ASEAN ministers were divided over a USA proposal to remove North Korea from the ASEAN Regional Forum, a 27-member grouping that includes the North, along with its most bitter adversaries — South Korea , the United States and Japan.

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  • Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms
Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP)

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) owns, operates, acquires and develops midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. On average, analysts forecast that Summit Midstream Partners, will post ($0.21) earnings per share for the current fiscal y...

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  • Dilip Kumar not on ventilator, says doctor
Dilip Kumar not on ventilator, says doctor

The problems in his health arised since 4-5 days and he had to be admitted at the hospital immediately. She tweeted that "Mujhe news dekhkar pata chala ki Dilip Kumar ji ki tabiyat acchi nahi hai. Dilip Kumar was last seen in the film " Qila " in 1998. Hope his health gets better soon. Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar wished actor Dilip Kumar s...

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