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Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport

Jetstar expects all their flights will be back on schedule by midday, after its morning flights were delayed by an hour on average. A security incident is causing significant delays at Brisbane Airport's worldwide terminal. Qantas was not impacted ...

USA crude stocks rise less than expected

U.S. oil product stockpiles fell last week despite a sharp rise in the country's imports of crude and a large increase in domestic output. Oil drew support as the USA dollar fell to its lowest in more than a week against a basket of currencies on...

Dwyane Wade delights students at Stoneman Douglas High School with surprise visit

DeVos said the possible program has been "mischaracterized" and said it would not be mandatory for all schools. "It's a tough time for a lot of families in Parkland", Wade said. " Betsy DeVos hasn't done anything to improve our country's education...

Active Shooter Situation In Clinton, Missouri, One Officer Killed, Two Injured

Wednesday but found the suspect dead. Clinton Police Department officer Christopher Ryan Morton, 30, remained in a bedroom for several minutes before being rescued by the other officers. Once inside, the suspect surprised officers firing ...

Utah Police Say Teen Who Attempted to Detonate Explosive Device Researched ISIS

Using a screen name associated with the threat, police determined it had been made by 19-year-old Jonas Cloukey, who was arrested Monday night. Police also allege to have discovered the boy had researched and showed an interest in ISIS and promoting ...

Weekly Crude Oil Review: WTI Oil Off Two Week Low

Prices were supported by stronger global demand and a supply agreement between Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) nations and 10 non-OPEC producers to restrain their collective output. OPEC officials are expected to meet USA...

NASA launches satellite for USA to boost weather forecasts

This is the second of four advanced geostationary weather satellites scheduled to be launched into space . In addition to focusing on the western USA, the satellite also will cover the eastern Pacific, eastern Australia and New Zealand, and much...

Comcast challenges Murdoch with offer to buy Sky

Chief Executive Roberts said the visit was one of a number of things that confirmed Sky as a "jewel" that his company should try to acquire, as Comcast looks to boost worldwide revenues as growth in the United States slows. Comcast has also be...

Trump tax cut fuels record profit for Buffett's Berkshire

It's impossible to accurately know when the next market decline will be, according to legendary investor Warren Buffett. Buffett is synonymous with Berkshire Hathaway . Will Buffett, who loathes using free cash to pay cash dividends, opt to give s...

Airbnb rolls out luxury rentals and new benefits for users

This will give greater choice of accommodation options to guests, provide greater transparency over the types of accommodation available, and help hosts better showcase what's unique about them to better match with guests' preferences. Superhosts are...

Israel, Iran in war of words

The Israeli air raids began on February 10 when the regime's military said it had intercepted an unmanned aircraft "on a military mission sent and operated by Iranian military forces". "We need to change the current situation with or without change...

Plug-in option for new Volvo V60

And like the company's new XC40 , the V60 will be offered through its Care by Volvo subscription service . Nothing has yet been said about electric range. Volvo also includes the latest version of its Sensus infotainment system in the new V60. Th...

Japan man wins custody of 13 kids born to surrogates

A Japanese businessman who fathered 19 children with at least nine different surrogate mothers was given the right to bring up 13 of them today. While the company's name was not cited, Japanese and Thai media have previously identified Shigeta as b...

USA commerce is said to want aluminum import tariff-quota

More than two dozen US steel and steel-related companies and associations wrote Trump a letter on February 2 urging "strong action" to support domestic steel. Steel stocks soared on the recommendations, with U.S. Steel up 9.7 percent, AK Steel up ...

FCC watchdog looks into changes that benefited Sinclair

The deal would give Sinclair control over the vast majority of local TV stations, a prospect that is disturbing for anyone who enjoys diverse, locally-accountable news, rather than having content controlled by one powerful central firm. FCC has voted...

Retail inflation eases slightly in January

Investors worry that inflation, which is seen as being driven by a tightening labor market and increased government spending, could force the Fed to be more aggressive in raising rates this year than now anticipated. United Kingdom time (8:30 a.m. ...

U.S. launches rare strike on Syrian government-backed troops

In September 2014, the United States and Arab allies launch air strikes on the IS in Syria , opening a new front in the fight against the jihadist group, already targeted by raids in Iraq. Pro-regime troops marched on the compound of the SDF in Khus...

19 killed and 40 injured Hong Kong double-decker bus crash

Most of the dead and injured were on the upper deck of the bus, Chan Hing-yu of the fire department told reporters. Of those killed, 15 were men and three were women. "People fell on top of one another and got tossed around from side to side". Th...

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Insider Sells $719250.00 in Stock

About 12.44 million shares traded or 5.09% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Co (KO) traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $43.13. Voya Limited Liability Corp reported 4.68 million shares. Therefore 20% are positive. Shares ar...

Lloyds and Virgin Money ban credit card users from buying Bitcoin

The biggest virtual currency sank as much as 17 per cent to as low as US$5,922, before trading little changed as of 9:12 a.m.in NY, according to Bloomberg composite pricing. The list of big-time investors warning people about cryptocurrencies conti...

Stronger orders drive January services growth to three-month high: PMI

Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit, said: "The pace of United Kingdom economic growth slowed sharply at the start of the year as January saw a triple-whammy of weaker PMI surveys". He added that the hit to services sector ...

Oil prices sink as United States stock market slumps and dollar strengthens

A new floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) arrived in Nigeria this week, adding 200,000 barrels per day to offshore output capacity. Crude oil prices rebounded Thursday amid signs that OPEC is complying with supply quotas. Texas...

Trump taking tougher stance on Russian Federation nuclear threat

Low crisis stability reflects a condition when leaders feel pressure to respond quickly even to ambiguous events because the risk of inaction may be greater than the consequences of acting inappropriately. In making the case for modernizing the triad...

VIDEO shows precision strike on militants that downed Russian jet in Syria

The Syrian opposition released footage on social media that purported to show the wreckage of the plane and the body of the pilot surrounded by fighters. A United Nations body in October 2017 held the government responsible for a Sarin gas attack o...

Amazon's stock surges after earnings more than double, revenue beats

Alexa device sales are booming, Amazon said on a conference call with investors. Q4 marks the 11 straight profitable quarter for Amazon. By comparison, the 2017 Q4 profit is more than double its net profit for the same period the previous year.

Female shooter opens fire in SCHOOL - casualties reported

The girl was booked into Juvenile Hall on Thursday night on suspicion of negligently discharging a firearm on school grounds. The campus was placed on lockdown for several hours as police searched the middle school, but LAPD indicated they did not ...

Seamus Coleman's Incredible Return Surprised Everyone But Himself

Theo Walcott seems certain to start for Everton against his former club after scoring twice in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Leicester City . "I always felt defensively they are weak", Allardyce told a news conference on Friday. "I think it's a grea...

German automakers funded diesel emissions tests on humans, local media says

The German government said on Monday that any auto emissions testing on monkeys or people was unjustifiable. Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said that "the disgust many people are feeling is absolutely understandable".

Amazon Is Tackling Healthcare With Help From JPMorgan Chase And Warren Buffett

Or it could be a system that bypasses insurance companies altogether and contracts directly with doctors and hospitals for better deals. "Hard as it might be, reducing health care's burden on the economy while improving outcomes for employees and ...

Sells 57500 Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

About 3.36 million shares traded. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX ) has risen 6.83% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. The company's outstanding shares are 2.88 Billion. In terms of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX ). Convergence Ptnrs Limite...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asks United Kingdom court to scrap arrest warrant

A court heard the Wikileaks founder was suffering from depression, a frozen shoulder and painful toothache after hiding in Ecuador's London embassy from rape allegations and arrest for skipping bail since 2012. British prosecutors are opposing th...

Strong quake sparks panic in Indonesia

Residents should go back to their normal activity", said Dr Daryono, head of quake information and tsunami warning at BMKG. The epicenter was about 153 kilometers (95 miles) southwest of Jakarta , the capital. A moderately strong natural disaster sh...

Ferrero snaps up Nestlé's confectionery business for $2.8bn

The purchase will make Ferrero the third-largest confectionary company in the US, and will enable Nestle to invest in other faster-growing categories. For Ferrero, this opens up a USA market where it's mostly known for hazelnut spread and those choco...

Murphy will sign executive order on equal pay for women

Murphy also took a swipe at Trump for his incendiary remarks about immigrants from "s--hole countries", saying America is "a place where immigrants still come in hope of a better future - and that includes from Haiti and from the continent of Africa"...

GoPro Might Be Looking To Sell Itself

GoPro also cut some 200 positions in November of 2016. GoPro said it expects $ 340 million in Q4 revenue - a slight $10 million bump from its previous quarter. FILE - In this Thursday, June 26, 2014, file photo, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman celebra...

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'Chuck Chequers', Johnson challenges May on #Brexit

Dancing onto the stage to the tune of Swedish pop group ABBA's hit " Dancing Queen ", May mocked herself, jokingly saying if she lost her voice it was because she had been up half ...

SEC Lawsuit Against Musk Wiped $7.3 Billion From Tesla’s Market Value

The charges come after Musk claimed in August via a series of tweets that he was planning to take the electric auto maker private, and implied that such a move was imminent with "...

Trump Avoided Trudeau More Than Once at UN, Official Says

Speaking at a news conference in New York, Trump also said he was planning to effectively terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and impose steep tariffs on all automoti...

Michael Kors nears to buy Versace for $US2 billion

And it comes as the Michael Kors business still hasn't been turned around, despite some progress made. Models present creations at the Versace show during Milan Fashion Wee...

Amazon to open 3,000 brick-and-mortar stores by 2021

The initial store's hardware alone cost more than $1 million, according to AdAge .According to AdAge, an anonymous source revealed Amazon is considering a plan to open about 10 ...

Coca-Cola in talks to create marijuana-infused ‘wellness drinks’

Coke's possible foray into the marijuana sector comes as beverage makers are trying to add cannabis as a trendy ingredient while their traditional businesses slow. Aurora was up mo...

Apple Issues Letter Responding to President Trump’s Proposed Tarrifs

By 2021, based on International Monetary Fund economic forecasts, the USA would lose about 1 percent of its annual output or about $230 billion while China would lose 0.6 perce...

New NAFTA deal sought between USA and Canada, World Business Report

At the same time, Trump needs a win on trade ahead of the US midterm elections in November that will test the president's ability to keep control of Congress. One of the major sti...

Chinese Billionaire Arrested in Minneapolis, Later Released

But, contrary to the company's statement , Minneapolis police have not actually cleared Liu of wrongdoing and have instead said that they are now investigating the allegation a...

Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA

While the law, on average, added an extra $33,000 to the coffers of the richest taxpayers, only two percent of workers reported receiving a pay increase or bonus after their corp...

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China's Xi offers $60 bn Africa aid, says 'no strings attached'

China's Xi offers $60 bn Africa aid, says 'no strings attached'

All but six of the over 40 African leaders and heads of state and government attended the 3rd Summit chaired by the Communist leader Xi Jinping to definitely tighten China's grip o...

Donald Trump Cancels Pay Raises For Federal Employees

Donald Trump Cancels Pay Raises For Federal Employees

Trump wanted to freeze federal pay in the 2019 budget, but the Senate included a 1.9 percent increase in its plan. Trump said he was nixing a 2.1 percent across-the-board raise f...

Trump announces trade deal with Mexico, says he will ditch Nafta name

Trump announces trade deal with Mexico, says he will ditch Nafta name

He announced the progress from the Oval Office, with Mexican president Pena Nieto joining in on speakerphone. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has drawn most of ...

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

His company allegedly was involved in the hush-money deals, involving payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal to shut down allegations of a...

Trump asks U.S. SEC to consider switch to half-year corporate filings

Trump asks U.S. SEC to consider switch to half-year corporate filings

On Twitter , Trump said that one executive had suggested the change as a way to boost business, but did not name the individual or the company. While some business leaders have ...