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Packers player arrested at LAX for bomb joke

Packers player arrested at LAX for bomb joke

Cops immediately took him into custody for misdemeanor criminal threats. Davis was then booked into a Los Angeles jail shortly after noon Sunday and released within the hour on $15,000 bail, according to online inmate records. Team president Mark Murphy told ESPN on Monday that he put in a formal request to the National Football League for the Packers to open the regular season at home.


British Gas to hike energy bills for 4.1 million households

British Gas to hike energy bills for 4.1 million households

Minister for energy and clean growth, Claire Perry, said: "We are disappointed by British Gas's announcement of an unjustified price rise in its default tariff when customers are already paying more than they need to". Mark Hodges, chief executive of Centrica Consumer, said: "We fully understand that any price increase adds extra pressure on customers' household bills".


Saudi Aramco eyes new petrochemical plant in Texas

Saudi Aramco eyes new petrochemical plant in Texas

Energy Secretary. Dharmendra Pradhan , the Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, said that this project, with an estimated investment of over Rs 3 lakh crore, would bring huge benefits to the region and the entire country in terms of large-scale employment generation, direct and indirect, as well as all-round economic development.


Sensex erases early gains, falls over 100 points

Sensex erases early gains, falls over 100 points

The gauge had gained 861.18 points in the previous four sessions. The rupee's appreciation against the dollar and widening of bets by investors amid optimism ahead of the earnings season also supported the uptrend, they said. In the broader markets, mid-cap index firmed up by 0.18 per cent, but small-cap index succumbed to profit-booking and shed 0.02 per cent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1.65 per cent, while Shanghai Composite Index inched up 1.66 per cent.


PM Modi to observe a day-long fast on April 12

PM Modi to observe a day-long fast on April 12

Though the Prime Minister would be on fast, he would continue to discharge his engagements for the day, as per a communiqué issued by the Prime Minister's Office. The Opposition Congress termed the fast by the prime minister as a "farce" and said he should apologise over the way his party had "denigrated and disrespected" parliament.


Trade dispute between Trump, China grows as markets tumble

Trade dispute between Trump, China grows as markets tumble

President Trump announced late last week that he had directed USA trade officials to find another $100 billion in tariffs to impose on China , in addition to the $50 billion already announced. "They must end unfair trade, take down barriers and charge only Reciprocal Tariffs". Observers noted that while both sides have continued exchanging blows, neither has shut the door on negotiations as they are aware of how interdependent their econo-mies are today, with neither having a clear upper ...