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Celebrations as Grand National victor returns home

Lucinda Russell joined a distinguished group of female trainers by winning the 170th running of the Grand National with One For Arthur at Aintree on Saturday. "...


Democrats push to link Syria strike, refugee ban

Several sitting lawmakers were joined in their calls by groups advocating on behalf of refugees, as well as by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who ...


Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

ECB chief Mario Draghi said the central bank will not raise interest rates before ending its mass bond-buying programme, quashing speculation that a mounting eu...


Iran condemns USA strike on Syrian airbase

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that seven Syrian officers were killed in the strikes, including a colonel. Syrian President Bash...


European Commission Clears Fox Acquisition of Sky

The European Commission said Friday that "the transaction would raise no competition concerns in Europe" and that Fox and Sky are mainly active in "differen...


GST Bills to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

Last month, the Lok Sabha had approved the four bills. The central GST deals with taxation related to the centre, integrated GST deals in taxation of inter-st...


NY lawmakers want budget vote, Cuomo says there's no deal

One of the lawmakers closest to the ongoing budget negotiations, Senate GOP Deputy Leader John DeFrancisco (R-Syracuse), said the inclusion of two major Cuomo i...


Constellation Beats Q4 Estimates, Guides High

Constellation Brands is the third largest wine company in the nation, selling 51 million cases previous year. The monthly stock performance comes in at 2.67%. T...


German govt approves fines of upto 50 million euros for hate speech

Germany's cabinet approved a plan yesterday to fine social networks up to 50 million euros ($ 53 million ) if they fail to remove hateful postings quickly, pr...


Panera Bread's stock soars to record high after report of buyout interest

But with shares of Panera up 35% so far this year, has its shares come too far, too fast? Dimensional Fund Advisors LP's holdings in Panera Bread were worth $...


Women's Attitudes on the Gender Pay Gap May Surprise You

Advocates hope to take a step toward closing the gap with the reintroduction Tuesday of the Paycheck Fairness Act , a bill that supporters hope will close loop...


Trump walks out before signing executive orders

The orders, which underscore China's position as the biggest contributor to the US$734 billion (S$1.02 trillion) USA goods trade deficit past year, comes as Tru...


Meeks shoots, and rebounds, and saves the day for Tar Heels

Both have some heft in the middle. The Tar Heels will face fellow No. 1 seed Gonzaga on Monday night in the national championship game . And we've been gua...


Brexit: UK sets out plans to replace all European Union laws

Discussing divorce terms in parallel with a future trade agreement, as the United Kingdom proposed, "will not happen", Tusk said. Prime Minister Theresa May t...


US Sanctions North Korea, Russia, China Over Nuke Weapons Program

Still, he said the United States could "totally" handle the situation in North Korea without China's help. Two North Koreans based in China and one North Kore...


USA stock indexes mixed in late-afternoon trading

The data helped support the gain in financial stocks, which are closely correlated to the pace of economic growth. After four hours of trading on Friday, the ...


Saturday Morning Weather: Rain and Snow Today

The Steamship Authority canceled some ferries traveling between Hyannis and Nantucket from 6:30 a.m. through 1:45 p.m. departures Saturday due to the weather....


Future of Gibraltar to be set by UK-Spain talks

The EU Council's guidelines on Brexit are "a disgraceful attempt by Spain to manipulate the European Council for its own narrow political interests", Gibraltar...


Tribes, environmental groups vow fight against Keystone pipeline after Trump grants permit

U.S. President Donald Trump's approval overturns a 2015 decision against the pipeline. "It's going to be an incredible pipeline", Trump said . The greatest...


Speaker shares Trump criticism of Freedom Caucus

Massie is aligned with the Freedom Caucus , but not officially a member of the group. The breakdown has raised the prospect of bipartisan work on health poli...


Kushner, Bannon and Priebus team up to explain top aide's departure

On Wednesday, in a sign of fresh urgency from Trump's allies, another pro-Trump nonprofit, Making America Great, sprang to life to help Trump - just days after ...


Fretting over United States economic fate dings oil prices

However, with recent declines in US crude oil production, the rate of USA crude oil export growth has slowed significantly from its 2013-2015 pace. Brent cru...


Davenport dealership hosts community Easter egg hunt

Welch Elementary School Gym, 750 New Road, Churchville, on April 8 from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Kids, be sure to bring your own basket to collect the Easter eggs...


Facebook Messenger rolling out hour-long Live Location sharing feature

You can at any time tap the " stop sharing " button to no longer allow Messenger to show your live location to the recipients. Messenger will also show you ...


YouTube's hate speech problem is scaring off advertisers

The Mountain View company this week announced tougher ad policies, increased control for marketers, and said it would grow its capacity to review offensive c...


London terror attack: Donald Trump Jnr blasts London mayor

Mr Trump Jr. commented: "You have to be kidding me?!" "Part and parcel of living in a great global city is you've got to be prepared for these things, you've ...


China's cities cheaper to live in, survey says

The EIU's Worldwide Cost of Living Survey is created to help human resource and finance managers calculate allowances and build compensation packages for expa...


French presidential candidates face off in marathon debate

The far-right leader and the centrist candidate - who, according to polls, are now the favourites to reach the election's second round in May - spoke alongside ...


Brazil meat-packing giants 'exported rotten beef'

If left unresolved, the ban will inevitably have a huge impact on the Chinese beef market, Beef Central was told. Adding that he believes that beef is the onl...


NRP seeking Canada wide warrant for St. Catharines fugitive

The cause of the child's death isn't being released. Police say Kuijer is armed and unsafe and are urging the public to reach out if they have any information...


Syria conflict: Rebels begin evacuating Homs enclave of al-Wair

The Russian-supervised evacuation of Waer was agreed earlier this month and is expected to last several weeks. He clarified that over 40,000 people will stay ...


Fed's Caution Propels Euro to One-Month High

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...


United States charges Russian spies over Yahoo hack

It's the first time that the U.S. government has charged Russian officials with cyber-related offenses, and said to be part of the largest ever hacking case b...


Gold hits 1 week high as Federal Reserve takes a cautious stance

Gold rallied for the second straight session on Thursday, climbing to its highest level in over a week after the US central bank signaled only gradual rate tig...


Journalists Caught in Mount Etna Eruption Capture It on Video

She added: " Bbc team all ok - some cuts/ bruises and burns . Very shaken though - it was extremely scary ", she said . Mount Etna, on the Italian island ...


Valeant Investors Exit Along With Ackman

There are instances previously where Pershing Square has burnt its cash. It's hard to say what the dalliance with Valeant , which fired its CEO after fightin...


Record US Supplies Push Crude Oil Below $50

In November, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil-producing nations agreed to lower their output for much of 2017 to rein in chronic ...


Elon Musk Wants to Power a Hawaiian Island Using Solar Panels

What happens when the sun sets? American automaker and energy storage firm Tesla has unveiled its first big solar energy storage project, the SolarCity. This ...


Gander Mountain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

A total of 32 underperforming stores are closing, but the Montgomery Highway location in Dothan, near Napier Field Road, is not on the list. Gander Mountain, ...


Tesla Delivers 100 MW in 100 Days, or It's Free!

That article caught the eye of a second billionaire, Michael Cannon-Brookes, the Australian co-founder of Silicon Valley software group Atlassian (TEAM), wh...