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Apple Plans Healthcare Clinics as Employee Perk

Apple Plans Healthcare Clinics as Employee Perk About 12,000 employees work at Apple's headquarters. On the network's website , AC has job postings for a number of employees, including a clinical exercise coach, nurse practitioner, primary care physician , and phlebotomist. employees find quality care "at a reasonable cost". Some of the new AC Wellness jobs are for Apple Park , the company's new spaceship like offices which eventuall... [Full Article...]

Feds predict return of US$50 oil

Feds predict return of US$50 oil West Texas Intermediate crude fell 12 cents to $63.79. US crude was down $1, or 1.6 percent, to $60.66 a barrel, after touching a low of $60.18. This represents a significant hardening of OPEC's policy and has partially reversed the recent slide in benchmark Brent prices, which was probably the intention. [Full Article...]

Severed head found with NY man in Japan, reports say

Severed head found with NY man in Japan, reports say In a separate case on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, three men have been arrested over suspicions they abandoned the body of a woman missing since December. Police searching for the woman found what they believe to be her head in a suitcase in the apartment. The Asahi Shimbun reports that another American traveler who booked lodging in the same building because of its low cost "expressed... [Full Article...]

'Equipment malfunction' leaves BB&T customers unable to use ATMs, digital banking

'Equipment malfunction' leaves BB&T customers unable to use ATMs, digital banking On Friday afternoon, a BB&T customer contacted 11Alive because she was not able to access her bank account to check her balance on line. Last week, some TD Bank customers were unable to use online and mobile banking after the Canadian-owned bank ran into technical trouble while upgradings its software. [Full Article...]

United States existing home sales slump again in January

United States existing home sales slump again in January The median existing-home price for all housing types in January was $240,500, up 5.8 percent from January 2017 ($227,300). Total sales of existing homes, which includes single-family houses, townhouses, condos and co-ops, fell 3.2 percent from the prior month to an annual rate of 5.4 million, seasonally adjusted, well below analyst expectations for a rate of 5.6 million. [Full Article...]

Economic Buzz: UK ILO Jobless Rate Increases In Q4

Economic Buzz: UK ILO Jobless Rate Increases In Q4 The number in unemployment rose by 46,000 to 1.47 million compared the previous three months. "This is the sharpest increase in the unemployment level the ONS has seen in nearly five years", said Matt Hughes, a senior statistician from the ONS. [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh The Next Development Hub?

Uttar Pradesh The Next Development Hub? Stressing that UP has vast potential, Modi said, "When there is positive change, it's visible and the convergence of so many captains of industry is an achievement in itself". Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Chandra will address the media and entertainment session during the summit. According to the reports, Adani Group announced the investment of Rs. [Full Article...]

David Davis says there won't be 'Mad Max-style' free-for-all after Brexit

David Davis says there won't be 'Mad Max-style' free-for-all after Brexit He also intends to urge for a maintained strong partnership with the United Kingdom and the European Union on matters that involve principles and laws. Dutch politicians, including Pieter Omtzigt, the parliament's Brexit rapporteur, has said his country is only preparing for the stated policy of the United Kingdom government - the United Kingdom outside the customs union , and that if we need... [Full Article...]

Venezuela starts pre-sale of Petro cryptocurrency

Venezuela starts pre-sale of Petro cryptocurrency He's planning to back the crypto with revenue from country's oil, which is dwindling. The governmental support of blockchain technologies may breathe life into the internal affairs of the country. How could a country that is home to the most valuable commodity on the planet fall into such dire financial straits? "In the history of Venezuela and in fact the history in other Latin American and... [Full Article...]

New woes for Netanyahu as associates probed in fresh graft cases

Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing in all the cases. A major new spin-off development from the newly revealed Attorney-General Job Affair came out a few hours later on Tuesday afternoon, when it was reported that the police would question Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Tuesday night. [Full Article...]

Airline employee stops possible human trafficking scheme

Airline employee stops possible human trafficking scheme It just doesn't feel right to me, '" she said. At first, the girls didn't believe they had been tricked into a trafficking situation. The girls, who had no identification and were traveling alone with just two small bags, had two first-class tickets bought by a third person using a fraudulent credit card. [Full Article...]

Trump considers global steel tariffs, potentially hitting Canada

Trump considers global steel tariffs, potentially hitting Canada While there is little doubt that steel is necessary for US military superiority, as R Street pointed out in a January policy study by Trade Policy Manager Clark Packard, only 3 percent of steel shipped domestically in 2016 was used for national security or homeland security purposes. [Full Article...]

Cisco's Trifecta: $25 Billion Buyback, Beats On Earnings, Outlook

Cisco's Trifecta: $25 Billion Buyback, Beats On Earnings, Outlook Current trade price levels places CSCO's stock about -4.07% away from the 52-week high and closed 35.80% away from the 52-week low. Creative Planning holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems , Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) earned "Buy" rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, June 21. The network equipment provider reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.04... [Full Article...]

Should You Let Salon Hijack Your CPU for Cryptocurrency?

Should You Let Salon Hijack Your CPU for Cryptocurrency? If you say yes to the latter deal, Salon will then invite you to install Coinhive , a software plugin that mines the cryptocurrency known as Monero . These will be your choices from now on when you go to Salon's website. "This includes forums, small community sites where users happily give something back and, of course, porn sites", a Coinhive representative said in an email. [Full Article...]

Palestinian leader Abbas tells Putin he wants USA peace role diluted

Palestinian leader Abbas tells Putin he wants USA peace role diluted But it sounds like Trump wants Putin to be his back channel to the Palestinians who unsurprisingly no longer consider the U.S.an "honest broker" in its relationship with Israel . Israel-Palestine discussions have been further strained recently after Israel shot down what it said was an Iranian drone that had entered its territory from Syria over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Nationwide Pizza Day: Discovering Scrumptious Offers Is Simple-as-Pie

Nationwide Pizza Day: Discovering Scrumptious Offers Is Simple-as-Pie Buy 2 or more items from their select menu and each one is $5.99/ The menu includes medium 2-topping pizzas , oven-baked sandwiches, boneless chicken, salads, stuffed cheese bread, pastas, bread twists and brownies. Find them here based on your location. Here's everything you need to know to make sure you get a slice of the action - at a fraction of the price. [Full Article...]

Tucson airport officials release details in case of infant found in restroom

Tucson airport officials release details in case of infant found in restroom He was taken to a local hospital and is now in the care of Arizona Department of Child Safety. An airport custodian says she asked the woman if she was OK after finding blood on the floor of a restroom. Another custodian said they found bloody clothes at the bottom of a trash can, while a Delta Airlines employee told cops she noticed a woman "acting out of place sitting in the chairs next to Del... [Full Article...]

Toronto stock market moves lower on broad weakness, loonie steps back

Toronto stock market moves lower on broad weakness, loonie steps back In London, the FTSE 100 had also experienced a sharp fall on Thursday - dropping by 109 points, or 1.5%, after the interest rates were likely to rise earlier and more sharply than previously thought. GrubHub jumped $21.44, or 30.7 percent, to $91.34, while Yum Brands dipped $1.22, or 1.5 percent, to $78.91. The yuan was quoted at 6.318 per US dollar, 0.56 percent weaker than the previous close o... [Full Article...]

Germany's social democrats nominate first woman leader

Germany's social democrats nominate first woman leader But reneging on his vow not to serve as a minister in a Merkel-led cabinet prompted a wave of criticism from many party members still smarting over his decision to renew the loveless "grand coalition " despite initially pledging to take the SPD into opposition. [Full Article...]

State Bank of India posts third-quarter loss

State Bank of India posts third-quarter loss Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) of the bank reached 11.31 per cent of the gross advances by the end of December 2017 from 11.40 per cent in the same period a year ago. NPA provisioning coverage ratio stood at 68.03 per cent as on December 31, 2017, the bank said in a regulatory filing. Provisions other than tax and contingencies during the quarter was Rs 1,385.38 crore, compared with Rs 1... [Full Article...]


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