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FAA Launches Investigation after mid air JetBlue Collision averted

UAE News - Sun, 02/01/2015 - 12:24

On January 25, a mid air collision was averted by the quick reaction of the pilot. The accident was about to happen between an aircraft of the JetBlue and another small plane. The FAA or Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation after last week's incident, which could have turned fatal.

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Uber Drivers Want to Recognised as Company’s Employees

UAE News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 12:13

On Friday, a U. S. judge appeared to be unconvinced about the bid that Uber wants as a quick pre-trial ruling, which says that the drivers working for the company are contractors and are not its employees.

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Reduced Demand for Barbie Leave Mattel with a Global Decline in Sales for the 4th Quarter

UAE News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 12:10

While a Barbie can bring a smile to a little girl's face, its falling sales rate could not make Mattel Inc., its maker happy this time.

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Amazon Shares Surge With News of Q4 Profits

UAE News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 12:05

Even with a disappointing holiday season sales figure, Amazon was able to come up with a profit that beat the analysts forecast.

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Atlantic Oil Drilling Proposal Not At all Popular With Environmental Groups

UAE News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:39

The new proposal put forward by the Obama administration to open up new areas in the Atlantic Ocean for offshore oil drilling may sound good to the oil industry, but the idea is not at all popular with the environmental groups. They say these drilling sites which will stretch from Virginia to Georgia poses threat for the marine wildlife as well as the coastal communities.

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Boeing’s Q4 Earnings Surpass Expectations

UAE News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:37

Chicago based Boeing Company, surpassed the expectations of the analysts as posted its earnings for the quarter that ended in December. The Airplane manufacturer also posted a record for commercial airplanes in 2014.

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British Cadbury Import Ban in the U.S Annoys the Chocolate Lovers

UAE News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:08

A recent agreement between Hershey's and Lets Buy British Imports has left some of the chocolate lovers utterly disappointed.

During the weekend, a news reported that due to an agreement, L. B. B. not be able to import Cadbury chocolate anymore to the U. S. from the U. K.

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Snapchat’s New Platform “Discover” Seems to be the Future of News

UAE News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:05

Snapchat has added a new platform called "Discover", which is going to prove a major news update podium for several of the news organisations. This will help the channels share various stories daily.

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China's yuan Take Its Position in the Top Five Currencies That is Used the Most, Globally

UAE News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:02

On Wednesday, Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), the global transaction services organisation said that in November the Chinese yuan has won its place in the five topmost payment currencies used in the world. The yuan has overtaken the Canadian dollar as well as the Australian dollar to make its way to the list of the top five.

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Energy Transfer Partners buying Regency Energy for $18 Billion, Simplifying Company Structure

UAE News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:39

Simplifying the complexities of his pipeline empire Kelcy Warren, the Dallas billionaire announced that his company Energy Transfer Partners is buying Regency Energy Partners for an amount of $18 billion.

This will bring Warren's two pipeline companies together and will merge them under a single banner.

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On Monday Traders Bought Microsoft Shares on Weakness

UAE News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:38

On Monday, the Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft Corp said that she expected the growth of fiscal third-quarter revenue of the company to be trimmed by four percent due to unfavourable currency exchange rates, assuming that the US dollar will continue with its strong run.

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As Historic Blizzard Hits New York Uber Caps Pricing at Almost Three Times the Normal Fare

UAE News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:32

On Monday, Uber, the ride-sharing company vow to stick to its promise to cap the prices as the Northeastern snowstorm gains its way to the New York City. The snow storm has been portrayed as "unprecedented" and "dangerous."

As a blizzard heads towards the city, Uber may charge almost three times more than the normal price on Monday and Tuesday

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Ebola Threatening Chimp and Gorilla Population: The Apes Desperately Need Vaccine Too

UAE News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 09:23

A glaring fact that has surfaced in recent times is that Ebola is not only life threatening for humans but is deadly for the chimps and gorillas too. Right now, Ebola is greatest threat that is questioning the survival of chimpanzees and gorillas.

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Including Ocean Fish in the Diet of Pregnant Women Can Prove to be More Beneficial than Harmful

UAE News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 09:20

In case you are pregnant and the fear of mercury contamination is keeping you away from eating ocean fish, then you may need to reconsider your diet plans.

 A new study which was published on January 21, in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) has come up with some evidence which shows that benefits of including ocean fish in the diet far outweighs the risks that are linked to the exposure of mercury.

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Stay Order Overturns Ban on Gay Marriage in Alabama

UAE News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 12:25

The Attorney General of Alabama has asked a federal judge to put a stay on a ruling which reversed the ban which Alabama put on gay marriage. The advocates in favour of the cause cheered as this issue seemed to be a doubtful victory in the state which is considered extremely conservative.

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Gas Prices Fall Further: Now Available Under $2 per gallon

UAE News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 12:22

Sometime soon the drop in oil prices will surely end but for the time being it is a happy hour for the American drivers.

Since 2009, for the first time, most of the Americans are paying lower than $2 for a gallon of gasoline. Analysts were shocked three months back when the prices dropped under $3 and now the situation has become further frightful.

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FAA Warns U.S Carriers, E-cigs Could Pose Fire Hazard in Planes

UAE News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 09:22

On Friday, the Federal Aviation Administration warned that E-cigs kept in the checked in baggage of the passengers could be a threat to the cargo compartment of airplanes as they may overheat or catch fire by accident.

FAA said recently that there were many instances when the heating element present in the e-cigarettes had by accident got activated, as a result overheating or causing a fire.

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Test Results Say Drinking Water Safe Following an Oil Spill in Yellowstone River, Montana

UAE News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 09:14

After an oil spill incident due to a breach in the pipeline last Saturday, the water of Yellowstone River in Montana was tested and the results found Williston's drinking water to be safe after the accidental spillage.

The ruptured in one of the Bridger pipelines resulted in a spill of approximately 40,000 gallons of oil which washed into the river near Glendive.

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After Suffering from Lung Infection King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia Dies

UAE News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:00

The royal officials announced that Abdullah bin Abdulaziz the Saudi King has died. He had been admitted to the hospital several weeks back.

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Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief Executive has a Greater Than 40% Hike in Salary

UAE News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:57

Tim Cook, the chief executive of the technology giant Apple got a rise in his base salary by almost 43% last year in February, said the company.

The salary of Mr Cook increaser from$1.4m to $2m and the overall remuneration amounted to more than double to whooping $9.2m in 2014.

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