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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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Why Cold Snaps Don't Disprove Climate Change

The climate assessment is required by law every few years. One benefit the report may have, even despite a lack of media coverage, may be to weaken the administration's legal...

Bitcoin Dips Below $5,000 For The First Time In 13 Months

The free fall in crypto prices is pretty steep at the moment. BTC/USD is down more than USD 1,000 and it is now (UTC 08:30 AM) trading below the USD 4,500 level. Past year the ...

Amazon Has Made its Decision...Ocasio Cortez Is Not Happy

Amazon has amassed an unduplicated database of available sites and cities' strengths and weaknesses from the volumes of HQ2 proposals submitted. The company said the new fac...

MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

Many opposed to the measure argued that the proposal was too unstructured as it would have allowed for people to grow and possess as much cannabis as they want. "This is yet anothe...

What you need to know about the Pa. midterm elections

Laying into the tangled legal scandals enveloping the Trump administration - especially the possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives - Obama sc...

Apple Will No Longer Report Hardware Sales Figures

Apple's faithful customers aren't snapping up iPhones quite as enthusiastically as anticipated heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. Sure enough, in the three month p...

Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years

The reign as world's biggest oil producer may be short-lived: Russian Federation in September produced 11.37 million barrels a day and they may be above 11.4 million in October....

IBM buying North Carolina-based Red Hat in $34B deal

Both Red Hat and IBM said the combined company will accelerate "hybrid multi-cloud adoption". "IBM's commitment to keeping the things that have made Red Hat successful - always t...

Wall Street resumes selloff; S&P flirts with correction

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more 2.4 percent, losing more than 600 points to end at 24,583.42. The Dow dropped 296.24 points, or 1.2 percent, to 24,688.31. Caterpill...

China 'creates two billionaires a week'

According to the Billionaires Insight Report , "China's billionaire entrepreneurs are leading their country's economic transformation, and by extension that of the rest of Asia"....

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Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

The six winning numbers drawn on Tuesday night were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and 5 again as the special Mega Ball. No ticket matched all six numbers for the prize Wednesday night, makin...

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Khalid al-Falih said if the kingdom has to use its oil reserves if it wants to cover 3 million barrels per day of oil loss from Iran. The United States warned Russian Federation ...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Karen Attiah, the Global Opinions editor at The Post , wrote a note at the top of Khashoggi's newest article. "I do think it's important that everyone keep in their mind that we...

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of "guilty until proven innocent"

Saudi Arabia has denied these reports . Turkish officials would not comment on the disposal method for the body, pending investigation and a planned search of the consul's resi...

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

These new subscribers brings Netflix total subscribers to 137 million a userbase that is only behind YouTube's 192 million when looking at streaming services. During the September ...