US Crude Oil Price Hits Another Low as Inventory Builds Up

While the International Monetary Fund's chief economist warned that financial markets seemed to be overreacting to falling oil prices and the risk of a downturn in China, demand concerns compounded an already bearish energy market. The world's second biggest economy grew by just 6.9 percent in 2015, marking its slowest pace in the past 25 years. The cartel accounted for around 40 percent of the ... [Articulo Completo...]

Not good enough, VW: California nixes proposed fix

Not good enough, VW: California nixes proposed fix For starters, Nichols and her team were careful to note that their rejection of Volkswagen's proposal applies only to 2.0-liter diesels from Volkswagen and Audi. At the North American International Auto Show in  Detroit  this week, Herbert Diess, chairman of Volkswagen passenger cars, was contrite and vowed to make things right with the automaker's customers. [Articulo Completo...]

Panda at the National Zoo is excited to be in the snow

Panda at the National Zoo is excited to be in the snow This year, a few days before the big storm hit, Tian Tian's son Bei Bei saw his first flakes. The zoo shared a photo of the moment on Flickr. "The video also includes the caption", I challenge Tian Tian to a snow battle". metro area Saturday, creating near whiteout conditions when combined with wind gusts of up to 30 miles per hour. The National Weather Service estimates the blizzard c... [Articulo Completo...]

Donald Rumsfeld has a Churchill-themed Solitaire app

Donald Rumsfeld has a Churchill-themed Solitaire app Competency in matters of technology isn't exactly a given among the old guard in Washington, D.C., but Rumsfeld's game has a touch of class that tends to get lost in bright colors and grabby ads of similar games. Staercke later became a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation diplomat and taught the game that "sharpened Churchill's wits and stole his nerves", to Rumsfeld in the 1970s. [Articulo Completo...]

Powerball jackpot grows to $1.5 billion

Powerball jackpot grows to $1.5 billion The record-breaking Powerball jackpot is making headlines across the United States, and while few, if any, of the ticket buyers will benefit from the $1.5 billion prize, public schools across Idaho surely will. [Articulo Completo...]

Carolina Panthers Rout Cardinals: Headed to Super Bowl

The Cardinals were held to less than 300 total yards as the Panthers defense forced the second-most turnovers in the NFC title game since 2001. Carolina quarterback Cam Newton's 1-yard scoring run in the second quarter Sunday marked his first rushing touchdown in postseason play. [Articulo Completo...]

East Coast blizzard leaves 18 people dead

Pedestrians walk past a closed store in snow in Queens of New York City , the United States, Jan. 23, 2016. At least 10 states declared weather emergencies, aiming to get a handle on highways made impassable by the drifting snow and to shore up coastal areas where the blizzard conditions raised the danger of flooding. [Articulo Completo...]

Dole withdraws salad after listeria kills 1, sickens 12

Ltd. Health officials have finally traced an outbreak of Listeria that sickened 12 people and killed one to a Dole facility that makes bagged salads in Ohio. Those are the infected salads and should be thrown away immediately. Those include three cases in Ontario, with one each in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. [Articulo Completo...]

Did Obama Go Too Far on Immigration? Supreme Court to Decide

The US Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear President Barack Obama's bid to resurrect his plan to shield more than four million illegal immigrants from deportation, a unilateral executive action he took in 2014 to bypass the Republican-led Congress. [Articulo Completo...]

Hillary Clinton pushes for votes as Bernie Sanders gains in the polls

During some appearances, Clinton reportedly sounded decidedly less populist notes than she's been hitting on the campaign trail. "This proposal to more aggressively normalize relations and to move to warm relations with Iran not only breaks with President Obama's policy, it breaks with the sober and responsible diplomatic approach that's been working for the United States", Jake Sullivan, Clinto... [Articulo Completo...]

VDOT: Road Conditions Continuing to Deteriorate

VDOT: Road Conditions Continuing to Deteriorate The Senate session started just after 10 a.m. Friday. Snow removal operations cost the state about $2 million per hour to pay for the work from both the VDOT crews and contractors, McAuliffe said. Geller said Trooper M.D. Jester is being treated for minor injuries in a Richmond hospital. Customers can get specific information about the outages affecting their accounts via text message and/or... [Articulo Completo...]

Friends, family join Celine Dion in service for husband

A veiled, expressionless Céline Dion sat in silence at Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica on Friday as she, along with hundreds of her friends, family members and fans mourned the loss of her husband and longtime manager, René Angélil. Dion told fans on her Twitter feed that anyone around the globe will be able to take part in his state funeral and provided the link . A live stream of the s... [Articulo Completo...]

Profeco alerta por asientos de autos para niños

Profeco alerta por asientos de autos para niños De acuerdo con la información recaba por las tres entidades de defensa de las y los consumidores, en México se comercializaron más de 900 autoasientos en establecimientos como: Palacio de Hierro, Liverpool, Campanita y Bebe To Go (Grupo Lantifun). [Articulo Completo...]

Celine Dion says final goodbye to her late husband

Clutching her copy of Paris Match magazine featuring a cover story on Dion and Angelil , Andrea Marier said the couple's story - in which Angelil plucked Dion , then a teen from Charlemagne, Quebec, from obscurity and turned her into a worldwide musical superstar - was an inspiration to thousands of fans. [Articulo Completo...]

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Receives BB Credit Rating

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Receives BB Credit Rating In 1981, Mr. Moffett led the effort to merge McMoRan Oil & Gas Co. and Freeport Minerals Company. At the time, Sjamsuddin said he would enhance cooperation with the government and other stakeholders to support the company's long-term plan to operate mines in Papua. [Articulo Completo...]

Supreme Court to hear case on Obama's immigration plan

Supreme Court to hear case on Obama's immigration plan The US Supreme Court has said it will consider a challenge to one of President Barack Obama's key immigration reform plans. Republican candidates, who lean toward stricter immigration laws, have called the executive orders unlawful, while all three Democratic candidates have expressed support for the actions. [Articulo Completo...]

American Pastor Saeed Abedini's Message in Phone Call to Supporters: "May God"

American Pastor Saeed Abedini's Message in Phone Call to Supporters: U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan also expressed relief over the release of the Americans, but is awaiting details on the terms of that release, according to spokeswoman AshLee Strong. US officials confirmed Abedini was one of four Americans released, including a Washington Post reporter, Jason Rezaian, whose imprisonment has attracted the most media attention. [Articulo Completo...]

Sainsbury's recalls chicken breasts amid potential health risk

Sainsbury's recalls chicken breasts amid potential health risk A batch of Just Cook Chicken Breasts with Piri Piri sauce, in 326g packets and a "use by" date of 24 January, 2016 has been incorrectly packaged and the packets actually contain Chicken and Bacon Lattice. Sainsbury's has taken steps to recall one of its products due to the undeclared presence of Milk and Wheat in the recipe. Added to the high street giant: "No other products or date codes are ... [Articulo Completo...]

Crude oil prices stabilize but market sentiment remains bearish

Crude oil prices stabilize but market sentiment remains bearish So the answer to our question is an emphatic yes. Iran is facing "the not inconsiderable challenge" of finding buyers willing to take more oil into an already glutted market, the IEA said. [Articulo Completo...]

Most Wal-Mart employees to get a raise

As a result of the latest pay increase taking effect next month, the average full-time hourly wage at Wal-Mart stores will be $13.38, up from $13. The short-term disability plan is new , and is geared to provide "financial protection" to employees who are away from work because of illness, injury, having a baby, or other medical needs. [Articulo Completo...]

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