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Portland Classic: Jodi Ewart Shadoff slips 10 shots off pace in Oregon

U.S. golfing star Stacy Lewis said watching the resolve of the victims of a tropical storm in her hometown of Houston, Texas, has spurred her to help out. "It was probably one of the easiest rounds of the year, to be honest", Lewis said. When Lewis...

Southwest Flies About 500 People Out Of Houston Overnight

At the same time, 220 flights had been preemptively cancelled in the region with 40 cancelled on Sunday. The Southwest customers were stranded inside the airport when the FAA closed it earlier Sunday morning. Workers at Houston airport have said ...

KFC Employee Training Game Is A Raw Chicken Escape Room

KFC, seeing an opportunity to make the training process more interactive, has made a decision to blaze the trail for VR training. KFC is tapping virtual reality to improve its employees' chicken frying skills. It's not hard to imagine all of the ...

Kmart set to close 28 stores nationwide, including Massillon location

Kmart's comparable store sales decreased 9.4%, while Sears comparable store sales declined 13.2%. The move follows a previous closure of 180 Kmart stores; another 150 stores are expected to be closed by the end of the third quarter this year.

NU Professor, Oxford Staffer Charged With 1st Degree Murder

The hairstylist, who police say was in a personal relationship with Lathem, was found with more than 40 stab wounds on July 27. On July 26, authorities said Lathem rented a room for Warren at the Palomar Hotel, within walking distance of his home a...

Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices

Section 301 , once heavily used in the 1980s and the early 1990s, allows the USA president to unilaterally impose tariffs or other trade restrictions against foreign countries. The bilateral USA trade deficit with China approached $350billion past ye...

SpaceX launches 12th resupply mission to the International Space Station

Off-the-shelf computers don't often land up in space , but a new experiment about to begin at the International Space Station ( ISS ) could change that. About 10 minutes in, the Dragon capsule detached from the rocket's second stage to head to...

Oil Rises Ahead of Expected US Inventory Draw

Neil Atkinson , head of the agency's oil markets and industry division, told Bloomberg, "If they wish to achieve the reduction of oil stocks down to the five-year average, they're going to have to dig in for the long haul", and he added that any in...

TSX slides as investors flee riskier assets; gold gains

At 12.28pm eastern time (16.28 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 52.87 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 22,032.47, the S&P 500 was down 2.8 points, or 0.11 per cent, at 2,472.12. Biotechnology stocks are turning in some of the market's wo...

Canada Sends Soldiers to Handle Illegals Flooding Her Southern Border

Almost 100 soldiers will be in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, across the border from Champlain, New York, to set up the tents and add to temporary facilities already organized by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Canadian Border Services Agency...

Cuomo Pans De Blasio's Tax The Rich Plan For Decaying Subway System

But the mayor is singing a completely different tune this week, as he proposed a tax hike for the city's richest residents in order to pay for the fixes. As many as 800,000 New Yorkers are expected to qualify based on income levels. John Raskin, ex...

Tesla now has 455000 reservations for its mainstream Model 3 sedan

Musk said that Tesla has an "incredibly hard production ramp" ahead but that he remains confident the company can reach its ambitious production targets. On July 28, Tesla started delivering the its affordable vehicle Model 3. "This is version ...

Putin: Sanctions on Russian Federation 'malicious step'

The US sanctions package, which also targets North Korea and Iran , was approved overwhelmingly in the House on Tuesday. It is necessary to wait for the signing of the bill, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov. "I would gue...

Adam Burniston's Forecast | Fall like feel coming in for the weekend

High temperatures will peak in the upper 80s to around 90 degrees. A classic summer week is ahead with warm sunshine...eventually the humidity will increase, and so will the storm chances. Skies will be sunny Monday over Long Island, temperatures...

Style Scene: MAC Cosmetics to give away lipstick Saturday

Promotion rules indicate that the giveaway is exclusive to US stores while supplies last. It's one full size lipstick per person in line. And whenever there is a national day celebrating something, someone is going to give something away.

GE's latest earnings are a last-chance showing for its CEO

Shares fell 3% in early trading to $25.83, leaving the price about 18% below where it started the year. General Electric shares gyrated Friday after the company reported earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations but reported a 12 percent drop...

'Dark web' marketplaces shut down after global investigation

According to documents from federal officials, AlphaBay had over 369,000 listings on the site as of June 2017. Rob Wainwright , the executive director of Europol , said at a special press conference in Washington DC that the capability of dr...

ASOS plc's (ASC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

Bogle Investment Management Lp increased Ttm Technologies Inc Com (NASDAQ:TTMI) stake by 610,484 shares to 915,352 valued at $12.48 million in 2016Q4. 6/19/2017-Credit Suisse Group Reiterated Rating of Outperform. They expect $-0.18 EPS, down 12.50% ...

Yields fall after soft U.S. inflation, retail sales data

Compared to a year ago, overall consumer price inflation is up 1.6%, the smallest gain since October. United States consumer prices were unchanged in June and retail sales fell for a second straight month, pointing to tame inflation and soft domest...

Qatar Airways still wants American Airlines despite rebuffs

Both Middle East airlines deny they are state subsidized. "We are committed to the United States market and American consumers, and are taking all possible measures to ensure that the flying public is not harmed by this decision". Qatar submitted a...

Takata Recalls 2.7M Airbags After Finding Drying Agent Doesn't Prevent Ruptures

The company said it did not know what repairs were being attempted, but said the ignition switch was in the "on" position. The fatality was the 12th in the United States linked to Takata's air bag inflaters, according to the National Highway Traff...

Ageless Williams in the zone at Wimbledon

Asked how she stays so nimble, in her 20th Wimbledon campaign, Williams said: "I just keep stretching". She entered the tournament under a cloud of controversy after the death of Jerome Barson, a 78-year-old man who was involved in a Palm Beach aut...

Internet services shut in held Kashmir ahead of Burhan Wani's death anniversary

Restrictions have also been imposed in Anantnag, Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam, Baramulla, Sopore and some other towns to prevent separatist called protest. Wani's death had led to widespread protests throughout the Valley resulting in the deaths of at le...

The End Is In Sight For The Internal Combustion Engine In France

Gasoline and diesel vehicles represented about 95.2 percent of French new auto fleets in the first half of year meanwhile electric vehicles hold 1.2 percent of the market and hybrid cars make up about 3.5 percent. Other countries have floated the...

Gold settles lower, then seesaws after Fed meeting minutes

Meanwhile, several other participants "expressed concern that a substantial and sustained unemployment undershooting might make the economy more likely to experience financial instability or could lead to a sharp rise in inflation". In a press confer...

Takeover approaches give Worldpay a £1.4bn boost

Payments businesses have recently been popular acquisition targets. Shares in the payments processing firm Worldpay have jumped 15% after the company said it had attracted takeover interest. Like other banks J.P. Morgan has been reshaping its b...

Etihad allows passengers to use laptops on United States flights

In March, the US banned heavy electronics in cabins on flights from Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey, citing security concerns. The U.S. laptop ban, first announced in March as a security measure, now appli...

Nasdaq test data glitch set tech stock prices to $123.47

Nasdaq says it is investigating how wildly inaccurate share-price information for a range of major USA tech stocks went live on large consumer information services, including Bloomberg's trading platform as well as Google Finance and Yahoo Financ...

Oil Prices Are Set To Post Worst H1 Since 1998

OPEC and other major producers made a deal in December 2016 to remove 1.8 million barrels a day from the market. Both benchmarks ended the first half of 2017 with drops of more than 14 percent since December 30, 2016, the largest drop since Brent a...

Amazon Prime Day 2017 Kicks Off July 10

Like on Black Friday and previous Prime Day sales, Amazon has an upcoming deals schedule. 30 hours to shop: Prime Day will launch at 6 p.m. PT on Monday, July 10 , going into Prime Day on July 11. For the third year in a row, Amazon is clea...

Spithill says US can still win America's Cup

Team New Zealand's dominance so far saw Team USA's Australian skipper Jimmy Spithill offer to stand down. "They didn't have many chances to get back in the race", Burling said from on board his catamaran at the finish. In the pre-start to race f...

Paris 2017: Airbus versus Boeing

Pledges to buy the new single-aisle 737 Max 10 , which Boeing began marketing in Paris to rival Airbus's A321neo, amounted to 361 airliners, he said . Airbus and Boeing went to Paris hoping for business. In a late flurry on Thursday mo...

US Navy sailors' bodies found on stricken ship, some still missing

The Navy said that the families were being notified and provided the support they need during "this hard time". "This was a severe emergency but the ship's crew was swift and responsive and I can't tell you how proud I am of the crew for what they di...

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

The Kansas City Royals had been 0-29 when trailing after eight innings. Osuna disclosed his situation to reporters on Saturday morning, less than 24 hours after not pitching in a save situation for the Blue Jays. "Obviously I've had really tough ...

'Verifying' information on Baghdadi's likely death: Russian Federation

On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry appeared to backtrack on the initial claim, saying Baghdadi's death "could not be verified". Baghdadi has not been heard from publicly since November, when the Islamic State released a b...

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OPEC members complaining, says Nigeria is overproducing

Whether to exempt Iran from making any cuts was one sticking point in the meeting, said a delegate. Iraqi minister Thamir Abbas Al Ghadhban said deliberations would continue on...

China vows quick action on U.S. trade promises: 'The sooner the better'

The yield on the 5-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on the 2-year note, a move that suggests investors are fearful about the economy's longer-term health. Yet many eco...

Trump says China to "reduce and remove" tariffs on US-made cars

President Donald Trump left his top advisers scrambling on Monday to explain a trade deal he claimed he'd struck with China to reduce tariffs on USA cars exported to the cou...

Diplomats struggle for agreement on G-20 summit statement

Ms Merkel also said she hopes a meeting between the U.S. and Chinese leaders will help resolve trade tensions between the two countries. Last week the US President said "it coul...

US stocks decline as trade angst weighs; TSX slightly up

On their face, the comments were a reversal from early last month, when Powell said the key interest rate was probably still a " long way " from a so-called neutral level and that ...

Trump Wants GM To Reimburse America For The Bailout?

GM is set to idle five factories in the U.S. and Canada and eliminate about 14,000 jobs, more than ten percent of its North American workforce. "This callous decision by GM to r...

Historical photos of King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud's visit to Egypt

The Egyptian presidency said the prince is due to arrive in Cairo later Monday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. In Tunis , he is expected to hold talks with the ...

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...

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MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

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

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 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

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

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...