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Money Taxi and Uber operators clash in South Africa
Author: 0 Taxi and Uber operators clash in South Africa

A feud between Uber drivers and metered taxi drivers turned the streets of Johannesburg's most affluent neighbourhoods into a battleground on Thursday evening, September 7. Meanwhile, Twitter users called the situation "volatile", after police reportedly used stun grenades to disperse the crowd. But one driver says they can't take the attacks anymore.

Money Officer-Involved Shooting At Miami Airport Pre-Irma
Author: 0 Officer-Involved Shooting At Miami Airport Pre-Irma

The Orlando Melbourne International Airport halted all flights Saturday evening to and from the Brevard County airport as Hurricane Irma's outer bands started reaching Central Florida . Shawn Woodford and his wife were about to board a flight home for Canada when fire trucks and police cars came "flying across the tarmac" and "surrounded a plane at the gate next to us", he told The Associated Press .

Money American Airlines Cancels Flights From Miami Ahead of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 American Airlines Cancels Flights From Miami Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Commercial flights will cease at West Palm Beach Airport at 7:00 p.m., at Fort Lauderdale's airport at 7:45 p.m. and at Key West Airport at 8 p.m. on Friday. Flight cancellations continue to affect Miami International Airport. Air Canada announced on Friday that they had canceled all flights to and from Florida beginning Saturday, Sept.

Money Hurricane Irma Forces Major Change To Carnival Pride's Next Itinerary
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Forces Major Change To Carnival Pride's Next Itinerary

Exxon Mobil Corp now has $341.07 billion valuation. In terms of the stock price in relation to its moving averages, company shares are 3.24% away from the 20-day moving average and 2.86% off of the 50-day average. Finally, Wedbush reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $129.00 price objective (up previously from $125.00) on shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th.

Money MAI Capital Management Has $10.06 Million Position in Time Warner Inc. (TWX)
Author: 0 MAI Capital Management Has $10.06 Million Position in Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 1,109 shares of the media conglomerate's stock worth $109,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Therefore 39% are positive. Zacks Investment Research raised Time Warner from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $113.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 13th.

Money UPS partners tests Drones for disaster relief
Author: 0 UPS partners tests Drones for disaster relief

CyPhy, which counts UPS among its investors, says it builds "advanced aerial platforms are designed for customers in defense, public safety, and commercial industries". "The measure of success for the American Red Cross on this pilot will be to prove that drones can help support, complement and accelerate the work already being done by our tremendous volunteers", said Brad Kieserman, VP of disaster services and logistics.

Money Airlines Sell $99 Flights Out of Florida as Hurricane Irma Closes In
Author: 0 Airlines Sell $99 Flights Out of Florida as Hurricane Irma Closes In

United expected to cancel most flights to and from southern Florida from Saturday through Monday. In a statement to Money , AA confirmed it had added 16 flights to Miami and added more than 3,600 seats on a "limited availability". Last week, Category 4 Hurricane Harvey landed in Texas and swallowed up much of Houston with powerful winds and deadly flooding. Miami hasn't announced if it will cease commercial flying during the storm, but once sustained winds hit 55 miles per hour, ...

Money When will surging gas prices drop?
Author: 0 When will surging gas prices drop?

As Southeast Texas continues to recover from the effects of Hurricane Harvey , motorists in 26 US states are paying 25 to 44 cents more for a gallon of unleaded gasoline compared to one week ago, according to newly-released data from AAA .

Money Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties
Author: 0 Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties

Once the storm hits, officials warn citizens not to put themselves or their family into more harm. Seeing Harvey's destruction in Texas was a large factor is their decision to evacuate. Main stem river flooding could persist after the storm. SC could also see heavy rain and flooding in some inland regions. "Everyone should be prepared for the potential for strong, possibly damaging wind gusts and heavy rain, beginning as early as Monday morning", the weather service said in a ...

Money Wilmington PLC (LON:WIL) has analysts on the Bullish side this week
Author: 0 Wilmington PLC (LON:WIL) has analysts on the Bullish side this week

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, December 20 by Berenberg. Numis Securities maintained the stock with "Add" rating in Thursday, June 1 report. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The insider HUDAK JAMES L sold 2,250 shares worth $100,132. Therefore 67% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Evercore on Friday, May 27 to "Hold".

Money Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
Author: 0 Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -24.76% and performed -22.15% over the last six months. These holdings make up 46.52% of the company's outstanding shares. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 4.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

Money Hurricane Irma helps Zello emerge as top tech for hurricane prep
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma helps Zello emerge as top tech for hurricane prep

You will need an internet connection of some kind. It also has a flashlight, strobe and alarm. The free Internet "walkie-talkie" app - which relies on cellphone data plans or WiFi and is created to operate in places where signals are weak - became the top app on iTunes and Google Play Wednesday .

Money Bell Pottinger Asia rebrands amid South Africa racism row
Author: 0 Bell Pottinger Asia rebrands amid South Africa racism row

The PR firm was expelled from the industry trade body after being accused of stirring up racial hatred in South Africa. Bell Pottinger's clients had ranged from multinational businesses to governments, public sector organisations, entrepreneurs and some of the world's richest individuals.

Money Uber rival arrives in London, halts operations after just 3 days
Author: 0 Uber rival arrives in London, halts operations after just 3 days

Uber rival Taxify has temporarily halted operations in London, the company said on Friday, after local regulator Transport for London said the new market entrant had failed to obtain a proper operating licence. Taxify is not alone in facing licencing issues amongst pioneering taxi firms in London. " Taxify is providing technology to City Drive, which is the operator and it has the contracts with the drivers, who are the final transport providers", CEO Markus Villig said earlier this week.

Money Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Richard Desmond's newspapers
Author: 0 Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Richard Desmond's newspapers

Northern & Shell is owned by Richard Desmond, who paid £125m for the Express titles in 2000. The "Irish Daily Star " is a joint venture between Northern & Shell and Independent News & Media, owner of the Irish Independent. But the talks came to nothing and were ended in typically forthright style by Desmond in December of that year that he said he was irritated by what he saw as the " Mirror Group's using his name and prolonging the idea of a deal perhaps as a cheap means of shoring up ...

Money NB official opposition blames Gallant government for suspension of Energy East assessment
Author: 0 NB official opposition blames Gallant government for suspension of Energy East assessment

TransCanada wants to suspend and may even cancel its proposed $15.7-billion Energy East pipeline , which would carry tar sands oil across most of the Canadian continent. "Continuing to pursue this ill-conceived project is throwing good money after bad". On Friday, the NEB said it has suspended its review of the Energy East and Eastern Mainline projects for 30 days, following the company's request.

Money Equifax's historic hack may have exposed nearly half of US
Author: 0 Equifax's historic hack may have exposed nearly half of US

Investors were bailing out on Equifax a day after the credit monitoring company said a data breach exposed the Social Security numbers and other personal data of 143 million Americans. The breach is ironic, considering that many customers come to Equifax after being victimized from other services. It wasn't clear how the hackers could have accessed Social Security numbers in bulk unless that information was stored in an unencrypted format.

Money United Kingdom manufacturing output picks up in July
Author: 0 United Kingdom manufacturing output picks up in July

The ONS noted: "Following strong growth in June 2017, private housing fell by £95m, representing the main downward pressure on construction output". It said this was due to a widening of the goods trade deficit by £1.1bn, partially offset by an increase in the services trade surplus by £0.7bn. United Kingdom industrial production rose 0.2% for July which was in line with consensus forecasts with the year-on-year growth rate edging higher to 0.4% from 0.3%.

Money Uber plan for London is 100% hybrid or fully electric
Author: 0 Uber plan for London is 100% hybrid or fully electric

The ban on diesel powered cars will apply to both its UberX drivers and the UberXL service for larger cars. Despite Toyota Prius being directly associated to Uber, the company revealed that fewer than 50 per cent of its London UberX drivers have a hybrid or electric vehicle.

Money US Oil Slides 3 Percent as Irma Threatens Demand
Author: 0 US Oil Slides 3 Percent as Irma Threatens Demand

Oil prices dipped on Thursday over fears that Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean could interrupt crude shipments in and out of the United States, and as Libyan output began to recover from disruptions. Gulf Coast region continues to come back online post hurricane Harvey , with 1.0 million [barrels a day] of refining capacity still fully shut down, and 2.7 million b/d of capacity in the process of restarting", Jenna Delaney, senior oil analyst at PIRA Energy, an analytics unit of S&P Global ...

Money Jobless Rate Eases to Pre-Recession Levels
Author: 0 Jobless Rate Eases to Pre-Recession Levels

In its latest monthly Labour Force Survey report released Friday, the federal agency said the province's jobless rate declined slightly - it was 5.0 per cent in July - even though the local economy posted a net gain of only 300 new jobs for the month.

Money Marijuana to be sold in Ontario government-run stores
Author: 0 Marijuana to be sold in Ontario government-run stores

OTTAWA, While Quebec is still under consideration, Ontario announced Friday that the cannabis will be sold in "stores the self-employed", supervised by the LCBO, the equivalent of the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ ). Morgan explained that the province has four priorities for its system: restricting the illegal market, keeping pot away from children and youth, protecting health and promoting safety on roadways, workplaces and public spaces.

Money New York Regulator kicks Pakistan's Habib Bank out of United States
Author: 0 New York Regulator kicks Pakistan's Habib Bank out of United States

HBL Pakistan was penalised by the New York State Department of Financial Services ( DFS ) for deficiencies in risk management and for not adhering to the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money laundering compliance programmes since 2015. However, the bank failed to comply with the orders , according to reports . The review showed HBL had failed to properly screen thousands of transactions and had processed payments for known criminals and sanctioned entities, among other failings.