In San Francisco, it's cheaper to buy a street than a house

That set the stage for the auction and the San Jose couple's windfall. "This isn't about choosing not to pay property taxes; residents of Presidio Terrace pay their individual property taxes each year". If the homeowners don't want to cooperate in ... More..

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6 countries warned of eggs contaminated with pesticide
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

6 countries warned of eggs contaminated with pesticide

Batches of possibly contaminated eggs from the Netherlands and Germany had been shipped to Sweden, Switzerland , France and Britain, EU filings showed last weekend. The Belgian food safety regulator has draw...More..

Chemring Group plc 13.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Chemring Group plc 13.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital

Diageo plc has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 2,502.86 ($32.59). Since January 1, 0001, it had 4 insider buys, and 0 sales for $58,150 activity. The stock of Esure Group PLC (LO...More..

Cafe charges men an extra 18 percent 'Man Tax,' because equality!
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Cafe charges men an extra 18 percent 'Man Tax,' because equality!

Customers at the "100% plant based" cafe - which also refuses to use disposable coffee cups, handing out mugs instead - were enthusiastic about the rule. She plans to donate the first round of money to the Eliz...More..

United Kingdom house prices growth hits four-year low amid surging inflation
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

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

This, says the mortgage lender, is the fourth successive quarterly fall in residential property price growth, which has not happened since November 2012. This is the lowest level since 96,740 in October 2016. ...More..

China July Export Growth Slows but up for Fifth-Straight Month
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

China July Export Growth Slows but up for Fifth-Straight Month

That left the country with a trade surplus of US$46.74 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. In dollar terms, exports climbed 7.2 percent year-over-year in July, well below the 11...More..

Pan American Silver Corp
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Pan American Silver Corp

Endeavour Silver Corporation had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 6.33%. Americas Silver Corporation (TSE: USA ) will be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, Au...More..

Alibaba, Marriott team up to serve Chinese tourists
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Alibaba, Marriott team up to serve Chinese tourists

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.is expanding its online travel business by teaming up with USA hotelier Marriott International Inc.as more Chinese travel overseas, the Wall Street Journal reports. The travel ind...More..

Sensex slips into red; IT exporters, tech stocks fall
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Sensex slips into red; IT exporters, tech stocks fall

IT and pharma companies get a major chunk of their revenue in USA dollar. IT stocks continue to experience selling pressure in frontline bluechip counters such as TCS , Infosys , Wipro and tech Mahindra ...More..

Recommendations to Protect Against Invasive Fish
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Recommendations to Protect Against Invasive Fish

A plan tentatively recommended by the Army Corps of Engineers to help keep Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan would cost $275 million, with no guarantee the invasive species of fish still wouldn't populate ...More..

Janesville police find no fume problems with Ford Explorer squads
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Janesville police find no fume problems with Ford Explorer squads

He tried it with windows closed, air conditioning on high and on air recycling, and still no problem was detected, Kleisner said. High levels of carbon monoxide in Ford police vehicles have been linked to inc...More..

U.S. stocks edge higher as Dow streak persists
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

U.S. stocks edge higher as Dow streak persists

Medical device company NxStage Medical jumped 28.2% after it agreed to be bought by Fresenius Medical Care. Biopharmaceutical company Horizon Pharma (HZNP) also posted a standout gain after reporting better t...More..

Engineering works start for Waterloo's largest upgrade
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Engineering works start for Waterloo's largest upgrade

Stations across Surrey such as Guildford, Woking and Weybridge will face significant reductions to their services. With the schools closed and thousands of families flying south to catch a glimpse of the sun,...More..

Korea, extremist threat focus of Asean meetings
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Korea, extremist threat focus of Asean meetings

This came as Asean foreign ministers issued their joint communique that called for non-militarisation in the South China Sea and noting concerns by some ministers on land reclamations in the area. Wang spoke ...More..

De Blasio wants to tax these New Yorkers to improve the MTA
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

De Blasio wants to tax these New Yorkers to improve the MTA

Lhota said in a statement . According to the New York Times , Mayor de Blasio will announce the tax proposal on Monday, which comes nearly two weeks after MTA chairman Joe Lhota unveiled a 30-point action...More..

Softbank chief signals interest in Uber and Lyft
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Softbank chief signals interest in Uber and Lyft

It's the clearest indication yet that Son is serious about putting cash on the table. While it is the largest investor in Didi Chuxing (China ), Ola (India ), Grab (Southeast Asia ) and 99 (Latin America ),...More..

IT Dept blocks over 1.14 million PAN cards, asks taxpayers to verify
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

IT Dept blocks over 1.14 million PAN cards, asks taxpayers to verify

The deactivation of PANs also comes as a reminder as the last date to link your PAN with Aadhaar is August 31. The Government has noticed that there are several bogus PAN cards which are allotted to non-e...More..

United Kingdom govt confirms new Data Protection Bill
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

United Kingdom govt confirms new Data Protection Bill

The new law will give the United Kingdom "one of the most robust, yet dynamic, set of data laws in the world", according to Matt Hancock, Minister of State for Digital. However, in recent research from Veritas,...More..

Tyson Foods Q3 Profit Down; But Results Top Estimates
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Tyson Foods Q3 Profit Down; But Results Top Estimates

The firm purchased 15,113 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $947,000. (NYSE:TSN). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 0.3% of its portfolio in Tyson Foods , Inc. The company's revenue...More..

Commonwealth Bank Blames Coding Error for Alleged Breaches of Money-Laundering Law
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Commonwealth Bank Blames Coding Error for Alleged Breaches of Money-Laundering Law

CBA also failed to monitor transactions on 778,370 accounts, and failed to report $77 million worth of suspicious transactions on time or at all, the regulator alleged. Mr Clark said the late threshold transact...More..

North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, left, walks toward an escalator during ongoing meetings at the Philippine International Convention Center for the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and Related Me...More..

Arsene Wenger: 'Contract decision delay may have been a mistake'
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Arsene Wenger: 'Contract decision delay may have been a mistake'

Wenger is a man of principles and isn't afraid to share them, but these comments once again reflect an attitude that, over and over again, precipitates a kind of steady mediocrity that tears the club's fanbase ...More..

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by | Monday, August 07, 2017

GM-recalling-about-700000-Chevy-and-GMC

The problem is in the software that controls electric power steering assistance. The majority of the trucks were sold throughout the nation, but another 100,000 were shipped to Canada and other foreign marke...More..

Prosecutors Seek 12-Year Jail Sentence for Billionaire Samsung Heir
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Prosecutors Seek 12-Year Jail Sentence for Billionaire Samsung Heir

The prosecutors said he was the ultimate beneficiary in the scandal, AFP reported. In 2015, the group pushed through a merger between two of its units, giving the heir fresh shares in Samsung C&T Corp., a maj...More..

American Airlines flight lurches through air after 'severe turbulence' injuring 10
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

American Airlines flight lurches through air after 'severe turbulence' injuring 10

There was a total of 287 passengers and 12 crew members on board. Alex Ehmke and his family had spent almost 10 hours in the air, flying home from a vacation in Europe, he told The Washington Post . Jessica ...More..

China calls for resumption of Korean talks
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

China calls for resumption of Korean talks

It has no diplomatic presence in the Philippines. He cited the "very big financial impact" of the sanctions and noted optimistically that both China and Russian Federation had joined in the unanimous vote. Th...More..

Dilip Kumar is
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Dilip Kumar is "doing much better now"

He is not on dialysis, not on ventilator. Earlier on Friday, a family friend of Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu, told IANS that the ailing thespian is being monitored carefully in the ICU due to his age...More..

Plane crash at Swiss camp kills teens, pilot
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Plane crash at Swiss camp kills teens, pilot

Police said a probe into the accident in the mountainous region has been opened. The Aero-Club has been successfully running activities for school groups for 35 years. A group of tourists who had taken a gond...More..

DCP Midstream Partners LP
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

DCP Midstream Partners LP

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.by 87.8% in the second quarter. As of quarter end Proficio Capital Partners LLC had bought 2,867 shares growing its holdings by 3...More..

Bitcoin Flirts With $2900 Valuation, While Bitcoin Cash Fork Crashes Hard
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Bitcoin Flirts With $2900 Valuation, While Bitcoin Cash Fork Crashes Hard

Trezor , another wallet, released a statement that bitcoin cash is still offline in the Trezor beta wallet as the Bitcore backend ( Bitcoin ABC) reindexes. Namely, most bitcoin holders can't yet trade th...More..