by | January 24, 2018 | 09:23

The following year she wrote The Left Hand of Darkness , a book that brought her further praise and awards. She helped found Oregon Institute of Literary Arts, now known as Literary Arts, in 1984. Le Guin was both a prolific writer and an inspirational feminist icon. While traveling to Paris on a Fulbright fellowship, she met historian Charles Le Guin and made a decision to set aside her doctoral studies.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:01

Amazon has said the goal isn't to make retail employees redundant, but to offer convenience you can't get from a sometimes-crowded deli or corner store. Behind Amazon's automated people-tracking technology, the person said, teams of real humans had to review video footage to make sure the systems were functioning properly - at least initially.

by | January 23, 2018 | 21:14

Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a GBX 45 ($0.60) price target on shares of Debenhams in a research note on Monday, October 30th. RBC Capital Markets has "Underperform" rating and GBX 1000 target. Shares of Debenhams ( LON:DEB ) traded down GBX 1.42 ($0.02) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 28.92 ($0.39). The company's stock had a trading volume of 9,283,332 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,820,000.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:30

Oddsmakers like the chances of Tom Brady winning a sixth Super Bowl ring, making the New England Patriots almost a touchdown favorite to beat the Philadelphia Eagles . In fact, the home team only led twice in the game, once 3-0 after the first drive, then again with less than three minutes on the clock, 24-20. It was the Eagles who had all the fun after that.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:22

A Tesla Model S has rear-ended a fire truck parked on a freeway in the US. A Tesla spokesperson reiterated the company's position that Autopilot is " intended for use only with a fully attentive driver ". Authorities determined his blood-alcohol concentration was more than two times the legal limit, according to CHP. While all the evidence suggests he might be telling the truth, it wouldn't be the first time somebody did an oopsie in a Tesla and tried to blame it on the vehicle.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:14

Shortly after the deadly attack, a note was found in the van, which the court was told documented his extremist views towards members of the Muslim faith and also a number of leading politicians and public figures. "With the benefit of hindsight, she describes him as a ticking time-bomb", the prosecutor said. It had been found in the van and bore his fingerprints.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:54

The U.S. luxury tequila segment (considered to include bottles priced $40 or more) grew 7.5 percent a year ago to 3.5 million cases with two-thirds of that volume coming from Patron, according to liquor trade publication Shanken News Daily.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:40

She has since learned that the " children " whom she thought were around 12 years old, were actually the severely malnourished adult children. Investigators are still examining the couple's finances, but David Turpin had worked as an engineer for both Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:21

Traders may be reluctant to make significant moves amid uncertainty about the economic impact of the ongoing US government shutdown. Jan 22 ( Reuters ) - The S&P and the Nasdaq hit fresh records on Monday as investors bet USA lawmakers would strike a deal to end a federal government shutdown and as a flurry of deals buoyed sentiment.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:19

About 8.74M shares traded or 58.03% up from the average. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. On Monday, Shares of Johnson & Johnson ( NYSE: JNJ ) expressed a change of -0.02% and is now trading at $147.32. Hyman Charles D holds 4.29% or 265,497 shares in its portfolio.

by | January 23, 2018 | 15:28

In Kolkata, price of petrol rose to Rs 74.94 on Monday. Ever since fuel prices have been rising on a daily basis. In Lucknow, the cost of one litre petrol is now Rs 73.94, while in Patna it has now reached Rs 76.55, reported India Today .

by | January 23, 2018 | 12:11

The Fox-Sky deal would threaten to give Murdoch and his family too much influence over British media and should only proceed subject to concessions, the Competition and Markets Authority said in a provisional statement Tuesday. It added: "We will continue to engage with the CMA ahead of the publication of the final report in May". 'The inquiry group considers that these amount to special reasons that mean that its final report can not be prepared and given to the Secretary of State ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 12:08

Paul said he suffered multiple broken ribs and had fluid on his lungs as a result of the assault. Boucher's attorney, Matt Baker, says he'll recommend that Boucher serve no time in prison. "Those who choose to commit such an act will be held accountable". Boucher already faced a misdemeanor assault charge in state court in Kentucky. Paul did not see Boucher coming until the last second and was "unable to brace for the impact", the plea document said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 10:06

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $13.04. About 2.39 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. RBC Capital Markets maintained SPX FLOW, Inc. The rating was upgraded by Evercore to "Buy" on Tuesday, September 8. The stock of Netflix, Inc. (NYSE:FLOW) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by UBS.

by | January 23, 2018 | 10:08

Ten Entertainment Group (LON:TEG) had its price objective upped by Peel Hunt from GBX 300 ($4.07) to GBX 325 ($4.41) in a research report report published on Friday. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, August 11 by Deutsche Bank. Berenberg maintained the shares of SDRY in report on Monday, January 15 with "Buy" rating.

by | January 23, 2018 | 09:53

In the broader market, the S&P BSE Midcap and the S&P BSE Smallcap advanced up to 0.7 per cent. According to Deepak Jasani, Head - Retail Research, HDFC Securities, Nifty which touched 11,000 points in the early trade on Tuesday gained the last 1,000 points in about six months.

by | January 23, 2018 | 09:53

The countries were chosen because of a, "demonstrated intent by terrorist groups to attack aviation from them", according to the TSA agent familiar with the developments. A similar ban was implemented by the British government to inbound flights to the United Kingdom from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia.

by | January 23, 2018 | 09:05

According to Senderowicz, the ball is in the industry's court to try and assuage the SEC's concerns. That announcement was that the SEC has now all but grounded all hopes of having bitcoin ETFs. How would funds' accounting and valuation policies address the information related to significant events relevant to cryptocurrencies? Additionally, "are there particular challenges investment advisors would face in meeting their fiduciary obligations when investing in cryptocurrency-related ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:53

This is because the IEA believes the recent price increase on crude could dampen oil demand growth to some extent, despite a healthy global economy. As such, forecasts for $60-$70 for Brent seem reasonable, but that "we should expect a volatile year".

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:40

The second saw the CFTC charging Dillon Michael Dean of Colorado and his UK-registered company Entrepreneurs Headquarters with running a Ponzi scheme. In one action that named CabbageTech, Corp., a NY corporation, and Patrick McDonnell, its owner and controller, the CFTC charged the defendants with unlawfully soliciting customers to send money and virtual currencies for virtual currency trading advice and for the discretionary trading of virtual currencies by Mr.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:43

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gestures to reporters after lawmakers struck a deal to reopen the federal government three days into a shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday 22 January. Services that stop or continue during a federal shutdown vary. "As long as Stephen Miller is in charge of negotiating immigration, we are going nowhere".

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:37

It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. As of Dec 31, 2017, Wynn Resorts' cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash and investment securities were $3.13 billion compared with $3.26 billion as of Sep 30, 2017. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 12.50% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Cadinha & Company Ltd stated it has 14,874 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:25

Various worldwide groups have called Iran's efforts in Syria part of a larger plan to create a land bridge from Iran to the Mediterranean. The offensive follows an announcement by a US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group that it is working to create a 30,000-strong border security force in northern Syria.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:00

The Election Commission's has finally appointed Om Prakash Rawat as the new Chief Election Commissioner . Sunil Arora is the other commissioner in the poll body. With these two appointments, the three member Election Commission will not have any vacancy. He received the Prime Minister's award in 2010 for excellence in public administration for innovative group initiative "Recognition of Forest Rights".

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:31

The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, May 4 by iBERIA Capital Partners. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Tuesday, June 20. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL ) for 896,951 shares. Blackrock Inc invested in 108,891 shares.