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Business UNT Student Shot Overnight
Author: 0 UNT Student Shot Overnight

Five or six men in a black SUV reportedly drove up to Mutschlechner's auto, exchanging words with passengers in her vehicle before multiple shots were fired at her auto. A GoFundMe page has been set up at www.gofundme.com/wmh7tmdk to help the Mutschlechner family in covering funeral and medical costs. They remembered a young life cut short in an apparent case of road rage that has police working to find her killer.

Business Massive Cargo Ship to Arrive at Port of Oakland
Author: 0 Massive Cargo Ship to Arrive at Port of Oakland

Most such ships coming into US ports carry 14,000 containers. A great behemoth entered the Bay Thursday morning as a almost quarter-mile long megaship passed under the Golden Gate Bridge with only 20 feet of clearance to spare. This was their chance to prove to the shipping lines that they can handle the new generation of bigger ships. Four tugs helped the ship into the dock.

Business How Much Money You Saved on Gas in 2015
Author: 0 How Much Money You Saved on Gas in 2015

It gets better: 2016's average prices are expected to be below those seen in 2015: $2.36 versus $2.40 for a gallon of regular unleaded, according to the federal Energy Information Administration. · The annual average price of gas in recent years was $3.34 (2014), $3.49 (2013), $3.60 (2012), $3.51 (2011), $2.78 (2010) and $2.35 (2009). Refineries will soon shut down for seasonal maintenance, which could drive prices up a bit by the end of the season, AAA said.

Business United States applications for unemployment benefits jumped last week
Author: 0 United States applications for unemployment benefits jumped last week

In a press release today, the Department of Labor (DOL) reported that adjusted initial jobless claims, for the week ended December 26, were 287,000. The number of Americans filing for unemployment insurance benefits jumped to an almost six-month high last week during the Christmas holiday season, the US Labour Department reported on Thursday.

Author: 0 DA Wants to Move 'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch's Case to Adult Court

Ethan Couch, infamously known as 'Affluenza Teen ,' drew hate from all over the world when he got off on light sentencing after his drunk driving led to the deaths of four people in 2013. It was a short time after that video started making headlines that Sheriff Anderson said Couch and his mother made a decision. Jalisco state officials said that the Marshals Service, through the American Consulate in the state capital, Guadalajara, asked local authorities to search for the Couches in ...

Business NY man crushed in elevator accident after saving woman
Author: 0 NY man crushed in elevator accident after saving woman

She says when the victim "stepped out, the elevator just came down and it just crushed him". Witnesses told the Daily News Hewett-Brown died after heroically shoving a woman out of harm's way. According to the Buildings Department, the management company Wavecrest has been hit with more than 40 elevator violations since 2009. A man was killed mere minutes to midnight on New Year's Eve after saving a stranger from a malfunctioning elevator that was about to plummet.

Business Energy, mining stocks lead an early decline on Wall Street
Author: 0 Energy, mining stocks lead an early decline on Wall Street

The sector is down 23.8 percent for the year. With two trading days left in 2015, the S&P 500 is on track for a gain of about 1% for the year as of Tuesday's close. It's down 39 percent this year. Benchmark U.S. crude shed $1.29, or 3.4 percent, to close at $36.81 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Business Increase puts Ohio gas prices closer to $2 as year ends
Author: 0 Increase puts Ohio gas prices closer to $2 as year ends

Relief at the pump is one less thing drivers like Ryan have to worry about this year. That figure still trails the national average of $2 a gallon and is well behind neighboring Warren County, N.J., at $1.77. "By late-February or early March, we'll likely see an upward trend as demand picks up for gasoline and refiners do maintenance ahead of summer, limiting gasoline production".

Author: 0 Saskatchewan premier hopeful US meat-labelling law will be repealed

The repeal had been signalled in advance: Canada and Mexico were poised to immediately impose $1 billion in tariffs on a wide range of American products including wine and frozen orange juice following wins at the World Trade Organization. If Canada and Mexico slap surtaxes on USA products, shoppers in those countries will pay more, said Bruce Cran, president of Consumers' Association of Canada.

Business Uber rival Lyft to raise S$1.4b, boost valuation
Author: 0 Uber rival Lyft to raise S$1.4b, boost valuation

Times . Lyft declined to comment. For consumers, this development is a boon, especially considering the growing popularity of ride-sharing options like "Uber Pool" and "Lyft Line" that allow strangers to get a cheaper ride if they're willing to share the back seat.

Business Bed Bath Warns Beyond Q3
Author: 0 Bed Bath Warns Beyond Q3

Both benchmark Brent crude and the United States crude climbed more than 3%. Micron Technology, Inc . (MU) was downgraded from "Strong Buy" to "Outperform" at Raymond James. 1 brokerage houses have given a strong sell on the shares. (BBBY - Analyst Report) declined 6.3% yesterday in the after-hour trading session after the company lowered its third-quarter fiscal 2015 projections.

Business Elon Musk: What the Successful SpaceX Rocket Landing Means
Author: 0 Elon Musk: What the Successful SpaceX Rocket Landing Means

Those rockets require much more power, and are harder to land safely based partly on their greater size. Unlike previous attempts, where SpaceX landed their rockets on ocean platforms, this was the first where the Falcon 9 rocket was able to land on dry ground.

Business Getty Images / Justin Sullivan Google Might Spin Self-Driving Car Project Into A Standalone Company – Newsy
Author: 0 Getty Images / Justin Sullivan Google Might Spin Self-Driving Car Project Into A Standalone Company – Newsy

In addition, the regulations state that manufacturers will be approved for a three-year deployment permit, which will require them to regularly report on the performance, safety, and usage of autonomous vehicles. However, Google, the first company to get a permit for testing, developed a prototype for a fleet of self-driving cars that did not include a steering wheel or floor pedals.

Business Ontario ticket wins big Lotto Max jackpot
Author: 0 Ontario ticket wins big Lotto Max jackpot

The agency awarded the massive prize to Friedrich Mayrhofer on December 15, almost two years after the March 2014 Lotto Max draw. "Certain employees of BCLC and their cohorts conspired to steal his winning Lotto Max ticket worth $50,000,000 and 21 months of interest", the lawsuit claims.

Business Fewer Americans seeking unemployment benefits as applications drop 5000 last
Author: 0 Fewer Americans seeking unemployment benefits as applications drop 5000 last

Nonetheless, the Labor Department said the less volatile four-week moving average rose to 272,500, an increase of 1,750 from the previous week's revised average of 270,750. The unemployment rate among people eligible for benefits dropped to 1.6 percent from 1.7 percent. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected claims to total 270,000.

Business January Games With Gold Includes Killer Instinct, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Author: 0 January Games With Gold Includes Killer Instinct, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition will be available free throughout January. Zheros can be downloaded anytime between January 16th and February 15th. It's the game's initial release, and we don't know a lot about it. This trailer will probably paint a better picture than my words could. This was the one area of the game that did not match the open-ended nature of the game that allowed players to choose a stealth option.

Author: 0 KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week

On the 18th hole at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Obama nailed a 40-foot chip shot. He reacted to his shot by dropping his wedge club and raising his hat and arms into the air. While Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley duked it out on stage at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N. H., POTUS hit the course on the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe while First Lady Michelle Obama hiked the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail.

Business Mastizaade Movie Official Trailer released: Sunny leone and Tushar Kapoor
Author: 0 Mastizaade Movie Official Trailer released: Sunny leone and Tushar Kapoor

Co-written by Milap and Mushtaq Sheikh, " Mastizaade " is a raunchy comedy of errors revolving around Aditya Chotia ( Vir Das ) and Sunny Kele (Tusshar Kapoor) who fall for the twin sisters, Lily and Laila, played by Leone. With dialogues like "Sikka hila toh phir" and "Tum bhi mera doodh pii sakte ho", the trailer gives an insight into "dangerous" sights this film is geared up to offer not only for those under 18 but also to the adults.

Author: 0 Dow Chemical, DuPont merge to create 130

Dow and DuPont shareholders will each own about 50 percent of DowDuPont on a fully diluted basis, excluding preferred shares. However, DowDuPont won't be around long. The publicly trading three companies would engage in specialty products , agriculture and material sciences . Dow also announced that it was buying the glassmaker Corning out of their 50-50 joint venture, Dow Corning.

Business Malaysia launches its first shariah-compliant airline
Author: 0 Malaysia launches its first shariah-compliant airline

The growth of Shariah-compliant airlines is also seen to give Shariah-compliant, interest-free airline funding or leasing a boost. In accordance to Islamic guidelines, in-flight meals are halal- meaning that animals must be slaughtered according to Islamic procedures and contain no pork- and alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited.

Business Chipotle's poisoned food crisis spreads, infects Boston College basketball team
Author: 0 Chipotle's poisoned food crisis spreads, infects Boston College basketball team

Thomas I. Nary, director of the University Health Services and Sports Medicine at Boston College . All Boston College students ate at the same restaurant during the weekend. Chipotle officials said the Boston contamination was not related to the E. coli affecting other franchises. The chain has been under a microscope since October 31, when it was first linked to an E.

Business More than 80 college students ill after eating at Chipotle
Author: 0 More than 80 college students ill after eating at Chipotle

Health officials will not know for a few days. "We do not have any evidence to suggest that this incident is related the previous E. coli incident". The Cleveland Circle Chipotle was voluntarily closed down after an inspection revealed cooked chicken was being kept at too low of a temperature.

Business Brent crude oil prices steady after yesterday's sell-off
Author: 0 Brent crude oil prices steady after yesterday's sell-off

China's crude oil imports for the first 11 months of the year rose 8.7 percent to 6.61 million barrels per day while its November crude imports grew 7.6 percent from the same month a year ago, according to preliminary customs data released Tuesday.

Author: 0 Fed rate hike won't force RBA's hand, says economist

The Fed  statement  and its promise of a gradual path represented a compromise between policymakers who have been ready to raise rates for months and those who feel the economy is still at risk from weak inflation and slow global growth. "Gold is trading in line with aggregates such as the dollar, as battered investors try to understand the implications of the new era of the Fed rates for  gold ", Matthew Turner, an analyst at Macquarie Group Ltd.in London, said by phone.

Business Lockheed Martin Sues Pentagon Over $6.7 Billion Combat Vehicle Contract
Author: 0 Lockheed Martin Sues Pentagon Over $6.7 Billion Combat Vehicle Contract

Army and Marine Corps as a weapon against roadside bombs and IEDs. Lockheed Martin's JLTV lost to Oshkosh's light combat tactical all-terrain vehicle, but the company is now protesting the award in the US Court of Federal Claims. Following the decision, Lockheed lodged a formal protest with the GAO, citing concerns regarding the evaluation of its proposal, as well as the source selection process.

Business Dow Chemical to buy remaining stake in JV with Corning
Author: 0 Dow Chemical to buy remaining stake in JV with Corning

Under the merger's exchange ratio, DuPont shareholders would receive $70.38 a share, based on Thursday's closing prices, or a total of $61.7 billion. Executives estimate the combined firm will achieve $3 billion in savings as well as $1 billion in growth synergies.

Business Self-driving cars could hit a major road block in California
Author: 0 Self-driving cars could hit a major road block in California

Google and numerous automakers have set the 2020 year as the date autonomous cars should be ready for their first interaction with the world. On Wednesday, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) proposed new regulations which would result in restrictions on the use of self-driving cars.

Business Volkswagen blames 'small group' of employees for 'dieselgate' scandal
Author: 0 Volkswagen blames 'small group' of employees for 'dieselgate' scandal

Volkswagen believes in that exclusively a little assortment of staff has been behind the emissions scandal, still its board chairman stated Thurs. the company continues to be investigating & instructed the probe doesn't exclude top managers.In an update on the German automaker's try and resolve the scandal, Hans Dieter Poetsch stated "we are relentlessly searching for those responsible for what happened and you may rest assured we will bring these persons to account".

Business Mukesh Ambani to make Reliance Jio 4G live on 27 December
Author: 0 Mukesh Ambani to make Reliance Jio 4G live on 27 December

Ambani and non-executive and non-independent director Nita Ambani said the birth anniversary of founder Dhirubhai Ambani would be celebrated by the launch of its "truly transformational digital initiative-Jio". Airtel and Vodafone are already offering 4G services in India. Jio has accumulated airwaves in the 1800MHz band and 800MHz band and is also said to be signing spectrum sharing and trading deals with Reliance Communications for the latter's 800 Mhz airwaves.

Author: 0 Markets will have to reconcile to new situation, says FM Arun Jaitley

The extraordinary  monetary  easing since the GFC (zero interest rates and three rounds of quantitative easing) have done their job in seeing off the risk of a depression and returning US growth to reasonable levels. However, those on some other loans, such as credit cards and home equity credit lines, are likely to rise, though probably only slightly as long as the Fed's rate hikes remain modest.

Business Volkswagen creates US diesel emissions claims program
Author: 0 Volkswagen creates US diesel emissions claims program

He went on to say that he will "commence work immediately designing an independent claims process that will meet claimants' needs". Feinberg also handled compensation for victims of the 9/11 terror attacks, the Boston Marathon bombing, the BP Gulf oil spill, and helped General Motors in their recent compensation for faulty ignition switches.

Business LG Electronics introduces its newest 21:9 UltraWide monitors at CES 2016
Author: 0 LG Electronics introduces its newest 21:9 UltraWide monitors at CES 2016

All three models use IPS panels with a QHD resolution of 3440 x 1440 and a 21:9 aspect ratio. We will have more information on these new 4K monitors from LG when they are made official in January. The inclusion of FreeSync, which synchronizes the frame rate refresh rate of a PC GPU with the monitor for maximal smoothness of graphics rendering during gaming will only serve to make these particular new displays into a truly enticing new technology for gamers who love better than HD resolutions.

Business Pakistan intel officials say Malik attended religious school
Author: 0 Pakistan intel officials say Malik attended religious school

The husband and wife duo were killed in a shoot-out with police before it emerged that they had allegedly shown support for Islamic State in social media posts. Hashmi says: "it seems" Malik "was unable to understand the attractive message" of the Quran. Malik spent more than a year at Al-Huda, taking classes six days a week, the school's spokeswoman Farrukh Chaudhry told The Associated Press.

Business Who Won The Amazing Race 2015 Last Night? Season 27 Finale
Author: 0 Who Won The Amazing Race 2015 Last Night? Season 27 Finale

Instead, it was the team that played it slow and steady, always finishing in the front of the pack but waiting for their chance to strike when it mattered most. ET on CBS. But the other teams believe that the over confidence could cause them to slip up. Kelsey and Joey got their clue first, followed by Justin and Diana .

Business FLIR Systems teams with DJI Innovations
Author: 0 FLIR Systems teams with DJI Innovations

That means users can see real-time photos and video through the app that identify small variances in temperature that can indicate hot spots due to fire, the location of an injured person in a disaster area, or differences in crop health.

Business Adobe Q4 revenue up 22 percent to $1.31 billion
Author: 0 Adobe Q4 revenue up 22 percent to $1.31 billion

They issued a "market perform" rating for the company. RBC Capital's price target went to $112 from $103 and UBS hiked its target to $105 from $90. Print and Publishing revenues accounted for the remaining $48.4 million, up 6% from the last quarter. It indicated that GAAP EPS would be in the range of $0.33 to $0.39, and non-GAAP EPS between $0.56 and $0.62.

Business Boeing 737 MAX on track for early 2016 takeoff
Author: 0 Boeing 737 MAX on track for early 2016 takeoff

On Tuesday in Renton, Wash., Boeing introduced its 737 MAX which is set to replace the Boeing 737 Next Generation family of planes. That gives Airbus' A320 neo series a significant head start against Boeing's 737 MAX, which isn't scheduled to make its first flight until sometime next year before entering airline fleets sometime in late 2017.

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