Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

In an interview with reporters Wednesday, MacArthur defended his amendment. House Republican leaders huddled with more moderate members of the GOP caucus for two hours Wednesday night to drum up support for the latest version of the American Heal... More..

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by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

US Treasury says China does not manipulate its currency

According to the central bank, Taiwan only met one of the three criteria in the latest report as Taipei still enjoyed a large current account surplus, but did not meet the criterion which accused a trading pa...More..

Honeywell profit beats; shares hit record high
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Honeywell profit beats; shares hit record high

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last posted its earnings results on Friday, April 21st. Hillsdale Investment Mngmt reported 0% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc . (NYSE: HON ). Federated Inv...More..

AT&T Inc. Adds 2.7 Million Wireless Customers In Q1
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T Inc. Adds 2.7 Million Wireless Customers In Q1

DirecTV had 21.012 million domestic subs as of the end of March, flat sequentially, compared with 328,000 net adds in the year-earlier period. Stephens called out AT&T's bundling of HBO for no extra cost wi...More..

Chappell edges in front in Texas
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Chappell edges in front in Texas

The 30-year-old Chappell opened the day with a one-shot lead, but he had to fight off bomber Brooks Koepka down the stretch. Chappell enjoyed a good Masters earlier this month, finishing in a tie for seventh ...More..

SC allows NDMC to E- auction Taj Mansingh Hotel
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

SC allows NDMC to E- auction Taj Mansingh Hotel

IHCL had reportedly responded that it was not clear why NDMC wanted to auction the property as it was giving the best possible revenue. IHCL, which runs the Taj Mansingh Hotel in the national capital, had on No...More..

Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emission scandal
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emission scandal

As part of the plea agreement, VW will pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty to the United States and fully cooperate in the government's ongoing investigation and prosecution of individuals responsible for these...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

For the first time ever, Verizon sheds subs: 300000 punters walk out

The company has also pursued revenue streams outside its core wireless business. In a call with analysts, Matt Ellis, the Chief Financial Officer of the company said - " We're confident in executing our strat...More..

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

Most passengers who agree to be bumped receive vouchers rather than cash, which limits the cost to the airline. Dubai-based Emirates released an ad after video went viral of a United passenger being forcefu...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

The doctor's legal team asked a court to force United Airlines and the city to retain all video and flight records pertaining to the flight, including the personnel records of the Chicago Department of Aviation...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Tillerson: Russia 'failure allowed Syria chemical attack'

Additionally, she said US sanctions against Russia would remain until the Russian government and its allies "respect Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity". On Sunday, a joint command center compris...More..

Gold contract surges to five-month high amid rising global tensions
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Gold contract surges to five-month high amid rising global tensions

Geopolitical uncertainty, particularly surrounding USA tensions with North Korea, helped boost demand for investments considered less risky, such as gold. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday trus...More..

Apple considering multi-billion dollar investment in Toshiba chip unit: NHK
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Apple considering multi-billion dollar investment in Toshiba chip unit: NHK

According to most recent reports Apple... Meanwhile, Toshiba reportedly fears a Foxconn acquisition might be met with skepticism from Japanese and USA governments, leaving Broadcom, SK Hynix and, surprise, ...More..

Taiwan reaffirms sovereignty over South China Sea islands
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Taiwan reaffirms sovereignty over South China Sea islands

Piñol said that officials from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and scientists will also study whether it is viable "to set up floating structures to serve as rest and refuge area for fishermen and...More..

Uber denies stealing Google's self-driving tech
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Uber denies stealing Google's self-driving tech

Uber insists that its own lidar system was developed by a different team, using a different beam pattern, and leveraging different know-how. Alphabet's opposition suggested Uber is seeking to delay proceedings,...More..

E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) Closed its Previous Trade at $34.24
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) Closed its Previous Trade at $34.24

Earnings per share (EPS ) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for E*TRADE Financial Corporation the EPS stands at 0.46 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicte...More..

United Kingdom jobless rate remains at 4.7% as wage growth stalls
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

United Kingdom jobless rate remains at 4.7% as wage growth stalls

Food prices, the biggest component of CPI , fell by 4.4 percent in March after a 4.3 percent drop in February. "The result of fast rising inflation in recent months is that Britain's pay squeeze looks set ...More..

Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading

He praised his client, saying the Kentucky-born sports gambler had built a sprawling business of auto dealerships, vehicle rental agencies and golf courses worth hundreds of millions of dollars and routinely ma...More..

KFC to end antibiotics in chicken by 2018
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

KFC to end antibiotics in chicken by 2018

KFC will curb the use of chicken raised with antibiotics important to human medicine, the company said Friday, becoming the last of the big three chicken restaurants to join the fight against the rise of unsafe...More..

Ecuador's Opposition Presidential Candidate Insists on Recount After Loss
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Ecuador's Opposition Presidential Candidate Insists on Recount After Loss

Assange's case has returned to the spotlight since WikiLeaks was accused of meddling in the USA election past year by releasing a damaging trove of hacked emails from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's ca...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

GST Bills in Rajya Sabha today

GST is a unified tax that will subsume all indirect taxes. He said, the work on fixing rates has started and GST council will take final decision next month. The balance 51 per cent equity is with non-governmen...More..

Young Shadab selected for test series against West Indies
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Young Shadab selected for test series against West Indies

Misbah-ul-Haq will quit worldwide cricket after the three-Test series in West Indies starting later this month. "There was no pressure on me". "I'm happy that the hard work I've been putting in off the fi...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Providers can collect, sell data on you

Still, the bill was passed in both the House and Senate last week , with Republicans voting to overturn the regulations. The resolution barely passed in Congress last week, with Republicans siding with inter...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Train derailment at Penn Station affects next day's commute

NJ Transit and Amtrak are running fewer trains than usual today, a day after a train derailment shut down train service for several hours. Emergency officials at the scene said one person was injured in th...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The Pay Gap Costs Women $840 Billion Every Year

Equal Pay Day was created to spark a conversation and advocate for equal pay for women. Elizabeth Warren's (D., Mass.) is almost 10 percent wider than the national average, meaning women in the Massachusetts De...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Interesting News! Pink Star diamond sets new world record in Hong Kong!

The Pink Star was mined by De Beers in 1999 in South Africa and weighed 132.5 carat in the rough. "The price that was made before was not valid", she said , adding they were "very happy" with the result. Clock...More..

US March Auto Sales Indicate Long Boom Cycle May Be Waning
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US March Auto Sales Indicate Long Boom Cycle May Be Waning

Fiat Chrysler lost 52 cents, or 4.8%, to 10.41 dollars and General Motors stock fell 1.19 dollars, or 3.4%, to 34.17 dollars. Tesla shares rose 5% to 292.29 on the stock market today, topping a buy point of ...More..

Mylan announces nationwide EpiPen recall
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Mylan announces nationwide EpiPen recall

Mylcan called the defect "extremely rare", and is recalling 13 lots of the pens. Pharmaceutical company Mylan has announced a nationwide, voluntary recall of certain lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. Mylan bought...More..

Elon Musk is changing the rules of space travel
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Elon Musk is changing the rules of space travel

The first successful land-based landing occurred on December 22, 2015, at LZ-1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, while the first landing on a barge-like ship occurred in the Atlantic on April 8, 2016. While ...More..

Mylan EpiPen recalled in US, abroad
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Mylan EpiPen recalled in US, abroad

Mylan NV said it was expanding a recall of its EpiPen allergy injection to the United States, 10 days after it issued a recall of more than 80,000 devices around the world. and 5:00 p.m. EST. The recall does ...More..

EU Wants Spain To Control How Brexit Affects Gibraltar
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

EU Wants Spain To Control How Brexit Affects Gibraltar

The document, sent out by European Council president Donald Tusk to the other 27 EU states, said: "After the UK leaves the union, no agreement between the EU and the UK may apply to the territory of Gibraltar ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

President Trump shakes up White House staff again

America First Policies, once envisioned as the marquee outside group to bolster Trump's political objectives. The rumor among conservative media outlets is that Walsh, in her old role as Republican National...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trump to sign order to scrap Obama's Clean Power Plan: EPA chief

While many West Coast and Northeastern states are already well into such planning, the Clean Power Plan was fiercely resisted by numerous states in the center of the country-many of which have the dirtiest and ...More..

President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia

A sign for the Trump National Golf Club is pictured as President Donald Trump's motorcade arrives March 26, 2017 in Potomac Falls, Va. Trump has faced many backlashes over his golfing habits, but accord...More..

People Aren't Happy That Dunkin' Donuts Is Eliminating the Coffee Coolatta
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

People Aren't Happy That Dunkin' Donuts Is Eliminating the Coffee Coolatta

Like the Coolatta, the frozen coffee is still a calorie bomb, though. A 32-ounce large with cream has 840 calories and 123 grams of sugar, while the large skim version has 550 calories and 125 grams of sugar. T...More..

Global gold prices slip on technical selling, Fed stance lends support
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Global gold prices slip on technical selling, Fed stance lends support

Public comments from Chicago Fed President Charles Evans who said Federal Reserve was on track to raising interest rates twice more this year, likely helped the greenback rebound, analysts said. It last stood a...More..

Uber Downfall Continues With Jeff Jones Resignation As President
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Uber Downfall Continues With Jeff Jones Resignation As President

Uber Technologies Inc ., buffeted by a string of recent scandals, sought to reassure customers, drivers and employees Tuesday with the promise of sweeping changes to its corporate culture, its first diversity r...More..

Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances

Gorelick maintained that despite not having an official role in the administration, Ivanka Trump plans to follow the same ethics and records retention rules that are applied to government employees. She wore a ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

France's Macron passes first of three big tests

Leading opinion polls have suggested Le Pen has a slight edge over Macron, Sky News reported . Socialist candidate Hamon, 49, attracted a crowd of 20,000 to a Paris rally on Sunday, but with his staunchly ...More..

White House Car Bomb Threat
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

White House Car Bomb Threat

It was not confirmed if there vehicle actually had any explosive or other risky device inside it, security at the official residence of the president has been beefed up. White House press secretary Sean Spicer ...More..

USA dollar squeezed by cautious Fed
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

USA dollar squeezed by cautious Fed

A widely anticipated USA interest rate hike combined with a dovish outlook for the future path of rates lifted emerging stocks to 20-month highs on Thursday but also prompted a number of developing central bank...More..

Russian security officers being charged in Yahoo security breach
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Russian security officers being charged in Yahoo security breach

The four are accused of computer hacking, economic espionage and other conspiracy charges. The Guardian says the news comes amid "intense political controversy over Russian interference in the USA electio...More..

European Stocks End Week at 15-Month High After Fed, Dutch Vote
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

European Stocks End Week at 15-Month High After Fed, Dutch Vote

It will be one of the most closely-watched G20 meetings for the currency market. USD/JPY held steady at 113.25, while USD/CHF edged down 0.14% to 0.9950. The Canadian dollar was trading at C$1.3343 to the g...More..

Tokyo: Stocks hit 15-month high on yen weakness
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tokyo: Stocks hit 15-month high on yen weakness

Most stock markets in Asia started the week on a high - tracking all three main Wall Street indexes - after the Labor Department said the economy created 235,000 new jobs in February, much more than estimated. ...More..

McDonald's blames hacker for tweet attacking Trump
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

McDonald's blames hacker for tweet attacking Trump

McDonald's tweeted that their account was hacked about an hour after the tweet was deleted . The unauthorized tweets show that corporations with millions of followers can serve as prime targets for hackers ...More..

Violent Mt Etna eruption injures BBC crew (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Violent Mt Etna eruption injures BBC crew (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Six of them will be taken to hospitals in Catania and Acireale. A volcanologist at the scene told her it was the most unsafe incident he had experienced in his 30-year-career. Italy's Mount Etna has consiste...More..

Airlines cancel more than 1500 flights ahead of late winter storm
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Airlines cancel more than 1500 flights ahead of late winter storm

Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Melissa Ford said the airline anticipated canceling almost its entire Northeast schedule on Tuesday , according to USA Today . operations. "This policy also applies to Ameri...More..

Elon Musk and SA Premier Jay Weatherill discuss power fix proposal
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Elon Musk and SA Premier Jay Weatherill discuss power fix proposal

In the Australian Financial Review article, Rive had said that the quick turnaround would be possible because Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory is ramping up production . On Thursday, Rive said Tesla could offe...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

US Attorney Preet Bharara fired by Trump administration

According to Buzzfeed News' Chris Geidner and Zoe Tillman, new presidents tend to replace most United States attorneys, but usually not so quickly, and not before successors have been nominated or confirmed. ...More..

Wall Street's iconic bull has a new companion
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Wall Street's iconic bull has a new companion

It's also challenging corporate America-the 3,500 companies that State Street Global Advisors invests in on behalf of clients-to help create that critical mass by adding women to their boards. "Promoting le...More..