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by | August 13, 2017 | 01:04

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.9 percent to end at 21,844.01, the only close below 22,000 since breaking through that level for the first time August 2. The euro bought $1.1739, compared with $1.1760 late Wednesday in NY. Frankfurt's DAX 30 was 0.4 per cent lower at 11,961.60 points. Against the yen, the euro last traded at 128.29 yen, down 0.2 percent.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:29

In the latest stand off between the USA and N. Korea, Trump was quoted as saying "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States ", adding "They will be met with the fire and the fury like the world has never seen". What we're seeing today is political tensions over North Korea and the United States. making people nervous. The yen held steady against the dollar, taking a breather after having risen on Wednesday to its highest level in almost eight weeks.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:27

Kylie Jenner said she has ideas for how she wants to continue growing. "I change everything... I love to switch it up and come out with new products", she added. On top of her sell-out Lip Kits, Kylie has starred in KUWTK for 10 years and her spin-off show Life Of Kylie starts on August 13 at 9pm on E! in the UK .

by | August 02, 2017 | 00:42

Iain Conn, the chief executive of Centrica, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that while the commodity price of electricity had come down, it was facing "significant cost pressure" on transmission and distribution, as well as costs associated with Government policy.

by | August 02, 2017 | 00:41

These battery packs are expected to reduce the per-kilowatt-hour cost of its battery by more than 30%, which, in turn, allows the company to make a mass-market electric auto 50% cheaper than its luxury Model S. "Cannibalization by the Model 3 is clearly a risk - the fact that almost a third of current owners hold reservations raises concerns that the Model 3 may cannibalize sales of higher-end Tesla models upon launch", said Sacconaghi in his note.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:54

The surprise decision leaves the 28-year-old needing a new caddie for the Bridgestone Invitational, which starts on Thursday in OH, and the US PGA at Quail Hollow next week. McIlroy ultimately finished in a tie for fourth. Forbes estimated that Fitzgerald earned £1.25million from his cut of McIlroy's prize money over the 12 months to June this year.

by | July 30, 2017 | 01:17

In his statement announcing his resignation, Priebus said , "It has been one of the greatest honors of my life to serve this President and our country". Speaker of the House Robin Vos, R-Burlington, tweeted that he is disappointed his friend will not be serving as the chief of staff. People went around him.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:45

The Kenmore Smart air conditioners with Alexa range in price from $379.99 to $739.99. Once the Kenmore Smart skill for Alexa has been installed - which can be done by voice command through the smart speaker itself - owners will be able to ask Amazon's virtual assistant to remotely control the various devices.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:44

Shraddha's brother Siddhanth Kapoor plays the role of Dawood Ibrahim, who headed Mumbai-based organised crime syndicate D-Company and is also accused of the 1993 Mumbai blasts, in which hundreds of people lost their lives. During a recent media interaction, the director revealed that the untitled film will be a high octane actioner. The movie was initially titled Haseena: Queen of Mumbai .

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:45

On AlphaBay , there were more than 250,000 listings for illegal drugs and toxic chemicals, according to Europol . US Attorney General Jeff Sessions officially confirmed today a coordinated global law enforcement effort to take down AlphaBay after news of raids and arrests in the US, Canada, and Thailand leaked to the press last week.

by | July 16, 2017 | 00:58

House of Representatives on Wednesday evening, the Reuters news agency reported . Tillerson had the ideal forum to voice concerns and objections when he testified before the Foreign Relations Committee on June 13, the morning after Senate Republicans and Democrats agreed on the Russian Federation sanctions legislation.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:34

The " Tesla Powerpack " will be charged using renewable energy from the Hornsdale Wind Farm and then deliver this electricity to homes and businesses. The state has been scrambling to bolster its fragile power grid and combat soaring energy prices since it suffered a massive blackout during a storm past year.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:30

After $0.36 actual earnings per share reported by GGP Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.78% negative EPS growth. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $95.07. GGP's profit will be $301.66 million for 16.14 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After having $0.02 EPS previously, New Gold Inc. Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $230,155 activity.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:29

The level of jobs growth this year has been a bit softer than the average we saw in 2016 (187,000), but I look forward to more months like June. The national unemployment rate was 4.4 percent last month, with the largest increases in jobs coming out of the health care, social assistance, finance and mining industries.

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:49

Speaking about the recent wave of players pulling out of matches injured, Watson told the paper she "could not retire during a match". She teamed up with coaches Phillips and Colin Beecher in the spring at the start of the clay court season and it appears to have achieved the right results after reaching the semi-finals in the Aegon International Championship at Eastbourne last week.

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:27

According to AAA Kansas, with the record-breaking Independence Day holiday travel weekend underway, average gas prices in Kansas continue their steady decline this summer. Eugene- $2.56/g, down 3.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.59/g. Though global oil price benchmark rose to $56 a barrel earlier in April, it has cooled off in May and June, falling to about $45 a barrel.

by | July 03, 2017 | 01:40

Raptors president Masai Ujiri said that one of the reasons they traded for Ibaka instead of waiting for free agency was that he and the team "need a training camp (together)". "His style of play fits our style of play", Raptors coach Dwane Casey said when the trade was made. Ibaka didn't call out any reporters specifically, but as Bleacher Report noted on Saturday, this week ESPN's Zach Lowe discussed the topic during an appearance on BR's "The Full 48" podcast.

by | July 02, 2017 | 01:30

That's changed. "Actually, Hong Kong is shifting its role from Asia financial center to supporting the growth of China now", says William Hon, a trader for Liquidnet, a USA equity broker. "In the 20 years since Hong Kong was returned to the motherland , the success of 'one country, two systems' is recognized by the whole world", Xi said .

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:50

The manoeuvring came after Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May emerged wounded from a general election setback this month, which has strengthened the hand of cabinet moderates such as Hammond . A week of talks will take place once a month, with the next due to start on July 17. He claimed a comprehensive free trade agreement was the key to achieving a " Brexit for Britain" and said it would require frictionless borders, where goods can flow freely.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:51

The banks have built up deeper cushions against such a downturn since the 2008 financial crisis, and would maintain a 9.2% ratio of capital as a share of assets under such a scenario, the Fed said. The results of the CCAR - in which banks' buyback and dividend plans are evaluated - are set for release after the market close on Wednesday. Its results are being watched especially closely by shareholders who have been wanting management to buy back more of its common stock, which is trading below ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:14

And it shakes up a US grocery industry that has been struggling to keep up with growing competition, both in stores and online. The website cited an opportunity for the company to buy another entity with the logistics expertise to fill that said gap.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:17

May's decline was the largest since January 2016 and confounded economists' expectations for a 0.1 per cent gain. Power generation rose by 5.4 per cent in April, down from 14.4 per cent expansion in April a year ago. What happened? It appears that a number of factors were involved: rents were lower than expected, along with consumer goods prices. Prices for U.S.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:16

A day after OPEC complained that increased output in the USA was slowing efforts to rebalance supply and demand in the oil market, the IEA also suggested that the dynamism of U.S. OPEC and 11 rival exporters including Russian Federation have agreed toextend an existing deal to limit supply by 1.8 million bpd toMarch 2018, in order to cut global inventory levels.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:20

People can talk about their ability, but you cannot do any more than they did - the personality, character and drive. "It was like watching a heavyweight boxer against a middleweight". "I was trying to get a good contact on it and side-footed into the net". England trained with the Royal Marines in the build up to the match, and Kane praised the determination of the squad.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:39

Ms Davidson has said she has received assurances from the Prime Minister over gay rights should the Tories do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, and has urged Mrs May to put the economy first by pursuing an "open" Brexit. She tried to justify her position by claiming she knows "plenty" of gay people who don't want to get married, and said it's all become a "storm in a teacup".

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:45

It was later confirmed by the Metropolitan Police, although they said that formal identification had not yet taken place. All three men were shot dead by police within eight minutes of receiving a 999 call. Butt's apparent zealotry led one neighbor, Erica Gasparri, to contact police about 18 months ago. But, with "no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned.the investigation had been prioritised accordingly".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:58

The stock of Barrick Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE: ABX ) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, April 7. Majedie Asset Management Ltd now owns 10,811,567 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $191,581,000 after buying an additional 6,736,764 shares in the last quarter.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:13

The Warriors expect the Spurs will be tougher at AT&T Center , but if Leonard isn't ready, that belief still might be lacking. "It's getting better. "You can go back and look at Dallas games where he got a flagrant two for elbowing Patty Mills". "Don't want to hobble around or shoot off balance shots".

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:08

The last stop on the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series delighted fans at the home of England Rugby and while the final ended in heartbreak for the hosts, they did secure second position in the series overall behind champions South Africa.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:17

The telco estimates that the striking workers account for about 13 per cent of its total workforce. The company also expressed confidence that it would be able to resolve the issue. Union workers at the AT&T call center in Davenport have joined thousands of fellow employees in a nationwide strike. Some 17,000 workers in California and Nevada walked off the job in late March to protest company changes in their working conditions in violation of federal law.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:00

Brent crude jumped back above US$50 on the news and stayed there, buoyed by the ministers' comments, while WTI, which last Friday slipped below US$45 a barrel, regained some ground, settling yesterday at US$47.91 a barrel. "Crude prices could be poised for recovery", US investment bank Jefferies said in a note. "The reason why the bears have been able to control this market is we haven't seen the hard evidence; there are a lot of doubting Thomases that say there's been no drawdown", said ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:57

The visit of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas comes ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit to Israel which is likely to take place in July. For the Palestinians, the right to return to homes they fled or were forced to leave is a prerequisite for any peace deal with Israel, but it is a demand the Jewish state has rejected.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:44

Comey, who was known to keep a paper trail of sensitive meetings, chronicled the president's request soon after the February Oval Office meeting with the president, an associate who has seen the memo told The Associated Press. The Democrats are contemplating a scorched-earth war over the Comey firing, using the Senate's many opportunities for obstruction to slow an already lethargic legislative process.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:46

So, many assumed that Kate could be the bridesmaid at her sister's wedding. She has reportedly shortlisted a few pamper gurus, some of whom are members of her sister Kate's tried-and-tested team, including make-up artist Hannah Martin and celebrity hairdresser Richard Ward.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:43

SoftBank, which controls Sprint, is expressing optimism about the prospect for mergers in the USA wireless carrier industry under President Trump. The latest merger interest between the two telecoms was raised by Masayoshi Son, the chairman of Sprint's parent company, SoftBank Group, in a discussion with reporters in Tokyo on May 10, according to a report by Bloomberg .

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:50

The five-judge panel at the Jakarta court found Purnama guilty of blasphemy and jailed him for two years. Ahok rose from deputy governor in 2014 after Jokowi vacated the capital's governorship following his victory in Indonesia's presidential election that year.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:48

It all adds up to a better outlook for the economy, claims the Treasurer, with its much talked about "good debt" funding more than $75 billion of infrastructure spending over the next decade. An extra $18.6 billion in funding over 10 years under Turnbull's Gonski 2.0 plan goes some way towards the Coalition restoring its education credentials, but is being complicated and potentially derailed by a fierce debate over Catholic school cuts.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:37

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by | May 06, 2017 | 02:49

On April 24th, the Democratic Alliance (DA) party applied to the courts to force Mr Zuma to disclose the thinking and documentation behind the reshuffle, because it could not seek a legal review of the president's actions on March 31st without that information.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:42

Patanjali Ayurved, which has taken on the likes of Unilever with its range of natural and ayurveda nutrition and personal-care products, plans to enter the restaurant business in India and compete with McDonald's Corp., Kentucky Fried Chicken Corp.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:39

They also unleash deflationary forces, but can help energy-importing economies, firms and households by lowering their energy bills. Oil wasn't the only commodity that suffered. It is set to be the fourth weekly fall on the trot for the greenback, now at its lowest since November. Stocks also flinched both in Asia and Europe, catching investors that had been expecting to spend the day mostly looking ahead to USA jobs data and Sunday's French elections, on the back foot.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:37

The sum also settles other disputes for the tax years 2002-2006 and 2014-2015. The Italian Revenue Agency, which opened the investigation previous year, said it would now seek to ensure that multinationals operating in Italy would pay taxes in accordance with revenues made inside the country.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:44

The island's economy has been in recession for almost 10 years, with an unemployment rate of about 11 per cent, and the population has fallen by about 10 per cent in the past decade. U.S. territories are barred from filing for a traditional bankruptcy like most USA cities or states. Puerto Rico's economy has been in a recession for almost 10 years, with an unemployment rate of about 11 percent.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:35

The UFC is inviting professionals from around the world to compete alongside anyone on its current roster who can make the weight. UFC president Dana White later told Yahoo! Demetrious Johnson is the reigning king of the men's division and the UFC have now extended their women's game by adding a fourth division.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:26

At the same time, exports to the European Union and South Korea rose to records, while shipments to Germany were the highest since 2008. Shortly afterwards, the USA administration slapped tariffs on Canadian exports of softwood lumber and complained about Canada's dairy sector, helping to sink the Canadian dollar to 14-month lows.

by | April 30, 2017 | 01:48

Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin told reporters Wednesday that the office will review all VA employees and protect those who find employees within the agency who "have deviated" from the mission of serving veterans. "Shulkin's hands will be tied until Congress passes strong accountability legislation, like the VA Accountability First Act , to let him get these bad VA employees out quickly".

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:42

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will reportedly leave the company at least $186 million richer following Verizon's buyout of the Internet pioneer. Mayer has a total of 4.5 million shares of Yahoo stock and options, plus restricted stock that will vest when the Verizon deal goes through, according to a filing on Monday.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:54

AT&T on Tuesday reported decreases in profit and consolidated revenues for the first quarter of this year compared to the same quarter in 2016. The American wireless giant said it added 2.7 million wireless customers including 2.1 million in the US, driven by prepaid and connected devices.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:52

For many Republicans and broadband groups, undoing the common-carrier classification is the key reason for reversing the net neutrality rules. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai could formally launch an effort this week to revamp the net neutrality rules passed by his predecessor Tom Wheeler.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:13

Le Pen took the largest share of the vote her far-right National Front has ever won, beating the party's previous record total of 18.1% in 2012. Farage said he was not "calling it" for Le Pen, but predicted the gap between the two candidates will "narrow considerably" in the next two weeks.