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Jet Airways sacks two pilots involved in cockpit fight

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The mid-air fight prompted Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju to inform the the Lok Sabha last week that a probe has been ordered into the incident. According to reports, the two pilots - Captain Reddy and Captain Murthy - physically assaulted each other during the flight. The incident took place on 1 January, when the aircraft was over the Iran-Pakistan airspace, and was 2.45 hours away from its destination, an airline source told PTI . Read More »

Morrisons posts better-than-expected Christmas sales

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The supermarket said the price of a basket of key Christmas items were the same as previous year despite input cost pressures arising from a weaker pound and tough competition between grocers. Morrisons is the first of Britain's big four supermarkets to report on Christmas trade. "The supermarket says it has become more competitive, which in an environment of inflationary pressure means it has likely taken some hit on margins, or passed some pain further up the supply chain, or both". Read More »

EPS for Dominion Energy, Inc

Cna Financial Corp who had been investing in Mckesson Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.76B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $70.94. Tortoise Ltd Com has 1.34% invested in Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DM). Pitcairn Company, which manages about $882.92M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Charter Communications Inc N by 2,396 shares to 4,345 shares, valued at $1.58 million in ... Read More »

New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon packs Alexa, Dolby Vision HDR display

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Instead, it will be introduced with a software update sometime in the first half of this year. The revamped version is super light, with light chassis built with Carbon fiber. This means that they're quad-core, whereas previous generations were dual-core, resulting in up to a 30% increase in performance. I guess Lenovo got the hint that Alexa is better in almost every shape and form over Microsoft's assistant. Read More »

Kapil Mohan, the creator of 'Old Monk' rum, dies at 88

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Old Monk is available across India and is a famous alcohol brand around the world. To say their goodbyes to the man who made the rum, Twitter users came together to show off their drinks and share their favourite moments with the dark drink. Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 To Deal With Spectre Vulnerability

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At the time, Apple confirmed that it silently introduced "mitigations" in previous updates to iOS , macOS and tvOS to help better defend against the Meltdown vulnerability. Amazon has also issued fixes for its cloud servers. "We believe the performance impact of these updates is highly workload-dependent". The software update highlights security improvements and Apple "recommends for all users". Read More »

Hyundai breaks from the pack with fuel-cell SUV

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Adding to the technology front is a host of new driver assistance technology Hyundai is debuting on the Nexo . M - Hyundai today unveiled what it calls the "technology flagship" of its green-car portfolio, a dedicated hydrogen fuel-cell SUV named Nexo , at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas . Read More »

More than 500 organisations reveal gender pay gap figures

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The two firms said men and women in the same roles were paid the same, and put the gender pay gap down to having more men in higher-paid positions. For example, at EasyJet, just 6 percent of its pilots - who earn an average salary of £92,400 - are women, while females make up 69 percent of its cabin crew, earning £24,800 on average. Read More »

Explosion outside Stockholm metro area injures two; investigation underway

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It then exploded and injured him "seriously". The man, in his 60s, was rushed to hospital but later died while the woman, in her mid-40s, received "minor wounds" to her face and both legs, Olsson said. 'After talking to a person who was in the company of the injured party, it appears that the explosion was caused by an object from the ground'. The station was subsequently closed while police conducted an investigation. Read More »

Quick Take: China's Foreign Exchange Reserves Increase Again

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That compares with an increase of $10 billion in November. The last time the foreign-exchange stockpile fell was in January 2017, when it dipped below what analysts widely believe was the central bank's psychological comfort level of $3 trillion for first time in almost six years. Read More »

Cleveland Browns release statement on 'Perfect Season Parade'

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The Browns went 0-16, a ideal winless season after a 1-15 campaign the previous year. But would people turn out for a parade celebrating a bad team? "It was that kind of macabre type humor that I think the Browns fans have", parade organizer Chris McNeil said, per ESPN . Read More »

Molson Coors acquires Aspall Cyder

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Discussions over a potential sale have been ongoing for more than a year, according to Barry Chevallier Guild, who said he had a "mixed set of emotions" about selling the family business to the Coors, Staropramen and Carling brewer. It said it planned to grow the business in the United Kingdom by investing in the firm's Suffolk operation, as well as "establish a leading presence for the Aspall brand in key markets around the world". Read More »

Dogecoin Market Cap Hits $1 Billion, to Its Creator's Dismay

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Its value started rising, and by the end of 2017, the value of all Dogecoins in circulation was nearly $1 billion. Almost forgotten since its heyday in 2014, over the past month the cryptocurrency's price has increased more than 400 percent, setting a new all-time high Thursday above $0.01. Read More »

All-electric concept vehicle to debut at CES 2018

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The cabin features a wrap-around design and mixes silver, grey, and bronze colors. Well, we can understand this decision from Kia because there is not much to say about the performance of the Niro EV. By 2025, Kia wants to introduce 16 electrified vehicles, including hybrids , plug-ins, and all-electric vehicles. This group will count a new family of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and EVs, plus an all-new fuel-cell EV in two years' time. Read More »

LG Electronics turns operating profit in Q4

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Overall the company estimated full-year 2017 consolidated sales of about 239.60 trillion Korean won and consolidated operating profit of about 53.60 trillion Korean won. The tech giant is expected to elaborate on the results in its finalized report, which will be delivered later this month. Analysts expect Samsung's display profits to grow this year thanks to sales of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for Apple iPhones as well as Samsung's own handsets. Read More »

Investigation underway in Tina Johnson fire

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Senate candidate Roy Moore of groping her, after her Alabama home burned down last week. A GoFundMe page has been set up for Johnson and her family, and so far, almost $96,000 has been raised, far surpassing the $40,000 goal. Johnson's house in Gadsden, Alabama, was destroyed in a fire Tuesday. Police are investigating the blaze as possible arson. The Etowah County Sheriff's Office said the fire was being investigated as arson, and they have talked to a person of interest, though ... Read More »

Cabinet reshuffle: Damian Hinds appointed United Kingdom education secretary

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Fellow member of parliament Heidi Allen wrote on Twitter she was "bitterly disappointed" at Ms Greening's departure, saying: "A awful shame we have lost such a progressive, listening, compassionate woman from government". In a final muddle on a shambolic day, Mr Hunt accidentally "liked" a post on Twitter that said Ms Greening was resigning. Justine Greening's replacement Damian Hinds will have to follow the priorities of 10 Downing Street and make a series of decisions on important issues ... Read More »

What the [Bleep] Did Aziz Ansari Say in His Golden Globes Speech?

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The most electrifying moment of the evening occurred when Oprah Winfrey , after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment, delivered a rousing speech that set off feverish chatter on whether she will run for the White House in 2020. Read More »

Regulators reject plan to rescue struggling coal and nuclear plants

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An Energy Department report a year ago called reliability "adequate", citing significant additions to the grid from natural gas, wind, and solar. Despite his own staff's findings that there was no economic or legal justification for propping up aging fossil and nuclear plants , Perry had asked FERC to create rules that would force electricity customers to pay billions of extra dollars to support uncompetitive coal and nuclear plants heading toward retirement. Read More »

Rescue train breaks down on way to disabled train at Penn Station

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The two-month summertime fix project targeted an area of the station fed by the Hudson River tunnel, where numerous tracks crisscross to feed into 21 platforms. That work is expected to last until May. Amtrak is working with NJ TRANSIT and Long Island Rail Road on an overall service plan that minimizes the impact to all New York Penn Station customers to the greatest extent possible. Read More »

Does Leaked Ewan McGregor Photo Confirm The Obi-Wan 'Star Wars' Spin-Off?

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Twitter went insane after users realised his facial hair could be a hint as to whether Disney will be making a standalone Obi-Wan film with him continuing his role of Obi-Wan. It's thought that Daldry would oversee the project alongside Lucasfilm who have been diversifying the Star Wars franchise by focusing on spin-off films lately. Read More »

Flu cases reach record high in St. Louis County

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Of that total, about 11 percent of those sick from the flu ended up in a hospital. Four were older than 65, and one patient was between 50 and 60 years old. Louis County in the last week of 2017, a record weekly tally, health officials said. The hospital treats about 160 patients on any given day. "It's been pretty rough the last 2-3 weeks", Chappell said. Read More »

'Jumanji,' 'Insidious' top 'Star Wars' in its fourth weekend

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It is the fourth installment in the Insidious franchise, and the second in terms of the series's in-story chronology, following 2015's Insidious: Chapter 3 . Directed by Adam Robitel, The Last Key once again stars Lin Shaye as parapsychologist Elise Rainier, who this time is called upon to investigate supernatural disturbances in a New Mexico home - which turns out to be the house she grew up in. Read More »

Ewan McGregor wins best actor in a limited series at Golden Globes

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The actor picked up the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture for Television and gave a special shoutout to his FX series cast members, saying, "I've always loved being an actor and hanging out with actors, and I got fantastic actors to work with on this". Read More »

Dunkin' Donuts ditches artificial dyes amid rebranding, menu changes

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The Canton chain, which started testing the streamlined food and beverage lineup in February, will unveil it Monday in New England and at all US locations by mid-March. Flatbreads, tuna and chicken salad, and some muffins are also on the chopping block, as well as some coffee flavor shots. The company tested the menu changes at select stores throughout 2017. Read More »

Toyota unveils custom mobility concept at CES

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The e-Palette Alliance includes Pizza Hut , Uber , Mazda , Amazon and Didi. In August, Domino's Pizza and Ford Motor Co . launched what they called an " industry-first collaboration to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery". Read More »

Warmer weather arrives, late-day wintry mix possible

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As the mix moves east, it has a better chance of accumulating especially in the higher elevations of Jackson, DeKalb, Etowah and Cherokee Counties of North Alabama and Franklin in Tennessee. Isolated rain showers will push in overnight into Wednesday through mainly Wednesday morning. Our warming trend continues through the work week, with 40s, and even 50s on tap for Wednesday and Thursday . Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover closes CY2017 with 6.5% volume growth

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Two in every five Jaguars sold were F-Paces. Contribution to this growth came from nearly all model lines of Jaguar Land Rover , starting with the XE followed by the XF, F-PACE, Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque. It had battled "difficult market conditions" in the United Kingdom and European markets, but said growth in China and the USA helped offset these. Read More »