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Stock markets extend losses at open

With the sell-off on the day, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 fell to their lowest closing levels in a month. The pan-European STOXX 600 fell 0.7 percent, taking...


What to know about Guam, the US territory targeted by North Korea

In the latest stand off between the U.S. and N. Korea, Trump was quoted as saying "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States ", adding "T...


Kylie Jenner's Kylie Cosmetics On Way to Becoming $1B Brand

Kylie is still pulling in insane numbers from her sales. This incident raised a question and doubt if there is a point watching the same content from different...


British Gas announce 12.5pc price hike

It has said gas prices will remain at their current level, but the average annual dual fuel bill for a typical household on standard tariff will rise by £76 t...


Eurozone economy picked up speed in the second quarter

Updated estimates of euro zone GDP growth in the second quarter will be released by Eurostat on August 16 and final data will come on September 7. In the ...


Trump Names Homeland Security Chief Kelly as White House Chief of Staff

Kelly, a four-star US Marine Corps general, was previously employed as the secretary of homeland security before retiring a year ago. Scaramucci swiftly res...


Sears Shares Jump After Kenmore Brand Appliances Launch On Amazon

The partnership will allow customers to integrate "smart" Kenmore appliances with Amazon's artificial intelligence program Alexa, enabling customers to turn up ...


Trailer of Haseena Parkar is sure to give you goosebumps

The trialer launch has the entire team of Haseena Parkar including Shraddha Kapoor , Siddhanth Kapoor , Ankur Bhatia, Apoorva Lakhia and Nishad Khan. "She h...


DOJ Claims Responsibility for Shutting Down Cryptomarkets AlphaBay and Hansa

The investigation into AlphaBay revealed that numerous vendors sold fentanyl and heroin. Officials say that around the time it was shuttered, AlphaBay boast...


US Democrats introduce new bill on Russian Federation and Iran sanctions

The White House has publicly endorsed the current sanctions regime against Russian Federation, and legislative affairs director Marc Short said this week that...


South Australia and Tesla To Build World's Largest Battery

Many believe that renewables can power a nation, when paired with batteries . The deal, which was confirmed on Friday, forms a major part of the government's...


Should You Buy SKY PLC (SKYAY) (SKYAY) On Current Analyst Views?

JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and GBX 240 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, April 26 by Numis Securities. The rating was maintained by Je...


Gasoline Prices Hit a Pre-July 4th Dip

Average retail gasoline prices in OR have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1...


Kyle Lowry, Raptors agree to deal that keeps Toronto's core intact

Plus, the market hasn't exactly unfolded in Lowry's favour and a return to the Raptors seems inevitable at this point. Although there was interest from both t...


"One country, two systems" ensures Hong Kong's prosperity: Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor

The visit was Mr Xi's first to the city since becoming leader in 2013 and comes three years after mass pro-democracy rallies crippled parts of the territory for...


China, Afghanistan, Pak take next steps on trilateral dialogue

At the time, President Ashraf Ghani and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to the need for a joint fight against terrorism and extremism, to expand both regio...


Brexit talks get underway, fears of tight deadline for process

May and other senior officials, including Brexit Secretary David Davis , stressed last week that the British government's priorities and timetable for nego...


America's biggest banks pass post-crisis stress tests

The Federal Reserve plans to publicly release the results of CCAR on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. It showed whether the banks would meet minimum requirements und...


Dow ticks up; grocery stores plunge after Amazon deal

The Whole Foods store at the foot of the Oakland Hills is an always busy success story even as some customers expressed a range of views when asked about Frid...


Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Shares Bought by Van ECK Associates Corp

Mercer Cap Advisers holds 3,193 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Cigna Corporation now has $42.64B valuation. The stock declined 2.20% or $1.21 reaching $53.82...


Marsh Buyers, CVS Settle Pharmacy Tiff; 18 Stores Still To Close

Michigan Street) and Fishers. Marsh Supermarkets, at one time a leading Midwest supermarket chain based in IN, has accepted bids at auction for 26 of its rema...


US May Consumer Prices Fell 0.1%, Annual Increase Below 2.0%

The U.S. Labor Department said Wednesday that the consumer price index edged down 0.1% last month following a small 0.2% increase in April. The increase in ...


Oil markets slow to balance, OPEC economists say

Iraqi supplies fell 11 percent last month from 1.14 million barrels per day in April, the highest this year. "I would think that at some point the market is goi...


Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland

The former Scotland and Manchester United midfielder said he was impressed with the physical presence of Gareth Southgate's young England side - and how...


Ruth Davidson warns Theresa May to change course on Brexit

Ms Davidson was elected as leader of the Scottish Conservatives in 2011 after opposing a similar plan put forward by rival Murdo Fraser, now the party's finan...


London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

Staff reported the Islamic extremist to the police when a scuffle broke out between the pair and others - only to be told Butt "was already known to intellige...


Greece looks for debt help after backing further cuts

The country is in the middle of its third global bailout, but its progress has been slow in light of various disagreements related to the reforms the Greek gove...


Canada causes upset by beating Fiji at London Sevens

MacRae's troops reached the showpiece after downing New Zealand and U.S. on day two in south-west London - recording a first-ever victory over the Kiwis in the ...


40000-plus AT&T staff threaten to strike Friday

And in February, an estimated 21,000 AT&T Mobility workers in 36 states voted to strike as well, with 93 percent in favor. He said the contracts at issue ...


Euro near eight-month high v Australian dollar

Recently improved economic data from the euro area has fueled speculation that the central bank may signal a shift in monetary policy as early as its June mee...


Merchants Trust plc (MRCH) Announces GBX 6.10 Dividend

It has a 19.59 P/E ratio. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, January 15. Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) has risen 9.58% since October 13, 201...


Pippa Middleton Is Reportedly in a Bridal Boot Camp

Since news about Pippa Middleton's upcoming wedding came out, people have been hankering to know the details of her wedding dress. And there is a great numb...


Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years in prison for blasphemy

About 85 percent of its population are Muslim, but the country officially respects six religions. But there has been a rise in attacks on minorities in recent y...


Coalition backed on budget bank levy

But it wants time to consider the hike in the Medicare levy. There are plenty of new taxes - in fact $20.8 billion - but they are overly reliant on big corporat...


ANC concerned over ruling ordering Zuma to explain cabinet reshuffle

The ANC said in a statement that the appointment of ministers and deputies, as well as reshuffling of the cabinet, was "a discretionary and political decision o...


Oversupply fears push oil prices to five-month lows

In the United States, meanwhile, job growth rebounded sharply in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent, near a 10-year low, according to govern...


Google Settles Italian Tax Row For Over $330M

Italy ends this tax dispute after a similar settlement with Apple in December 2015, where Apple paid 318 million euros (USD 349 million). Google said in...


Apple makes $1B commitment toward more US manufacturing jobs

Apple intends to invest in programs that can train workers how to code - but that much of the money for this effort will be borrowed rather than drawn from its...


Puerto Rico seeks protection from creditor suits under new Promesa law

Shown here is the capitol of the US territory in San Juan . Puerto Rico announced a historic restructuring of its public debt, touching off what may be the b...


MMA: UFC to introduce new flyweight category for women fighters

Now the UFC has three female weight divisions, bantamweight (135 pounds), strawweight (115 pounds), and featherweight (145 pounds). The Las Vegas-based promotio...