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Energy Expert Not Expecting Gas Prices to Spike after Irma

Energy Expert Not Expecting Gas Prices to Spike after Irma

The highest price reported in Valdosta Sunday was $2.72 at two locations, on West Hill Avenue and Cat Creek Road, while the lowest reported was $2.59 at a Norman Drive retailer, according to the price-tracking website gasbuddy.com. The national average hit its highest price recorded so far this year on Thursday at $2.67 a gallon, with DE gas prices staying near that average. DeHaan said motorists should not expect to see any impact on gasoline prices due to Hurricane Irma because of the path ...


Over 8 Million New Yorkers Affected By Data Breach

Over 8 Million New Yorkers Affected By Data Breach

The price Equifax will pay for the black hat attack it revealed last week, which compromised the names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, addresses, and in some cases driver's license numbers of 143 million USA consumers, will be high.


Wall Street open higher as Irma, North Korea fears ebb

Wall Street open higher as Irma, North Korea fears ebb

The relief over North Korea and a weaker yen had also given Tokyo its best session since June in Asia, as investors began to lose their appetite for safer assets like gold and U.S. The euro was down 0.2 percent at $1.2013, after it rose as high as $1.2092 on Friday, its loftiest since January 2015. The rally took place after no North Korean missile launches materialised on 9 September, the anniversary of the country's founding.


Irma-related flight cancellations starting

Irma-related flight cancellations starting

Katia became a hurricane in the southern Gulf of Mexico in a region not too far from where Harvey formed two weeks ago. Commercial operations will be suspended after today. Rick Surette, left, who lives in Charlotte County, hugs mother-in-law Jacqulyn Umhoefer, 92, from Cape Coral, after Rick drove four hours to drop her off at Tampa International Airport ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Irma .


GST Cess Hike on Large Cars to be Made Effective Starting Today

GST Cess Hike on Large Cars to be Made Effective Starting Today

With the new GST Cess, the taxation on mid-sized passenger cars have been nearly restored to the pre-GST levels, while taxes on luxury cars and SUVs have been slightly moderated as compared to the pre-GST rates. According to BMW Group India President Vikram Pawah, while the company welcomes the implementation of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) in India, immediate changes and increase of motor vehicles cess adversely affect stability and growth of the automotive industry in India.


SC directs Jaypee Associates to deposit Rs 2000 cr

SC directs Jaypee Associates to deposit Rs 2000 cr

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked the IRP to submit a resolution plan within 45 days to the court, which shall indicate the protection of interests of homebuyers and the creditors.