Business

News

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...

Search

Breaking News

Markets fall after Beijing accuses Washington of 'blackmail'

Separately, the Chinese Commerce Ministry has hit back accusing the USA of blackmailing by threatening to slap additional tariffs on Dollars 200 billion of Chinese goods and warn...

One deputy killed, another in critical condition in Kansas City, Kansas

The surviving deputy is female. The suspect also was shot and was operated on at the hospital. The investigation into the shooting is continuing. One of them said he heard gunf...

GREAT AGAIN: Fed RAISES 2018 Economic Outlook, HIKES Interest Rates

The central bank raised its key short-term rate today by a modest quarter-point to a still-low range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent. Other changes included referring to "further grad...

IHOP changes name to IHOB, internet has a lot of fun

The news website says that they changed their name because they now " burger " just as well as they "pancake". A week later, IHOb announced that the "b" in their new name stand...

Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin walks to speak to the media after his annual call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Previous G7 summits have seen large-scale an...

US Reaches Deal With China's ZTE - Secretary of Commerce

Bureau of Industry and Security within the Commerce Department. US President Donald Trump came under criticism for announcing last month that he would reverse the ban , with som...

Petrol and diesel prices: Another day, another paltry reduction

The so-called big four supermarkets - Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons - raised the price of petrol by 5.49p a litre and diesel by 5.88p in May. Brent crude futures lost ...

Merkel hand Macron olive branch on eurozone reforms

Macron wants to turn Europe's existing bailout fund into a European Monetary Fund (EMF), to act as a buffer in any future financial crises in the bloc, which was almost torn ap...

Sears to close another 72 United States stores

For the first quarter, net loss attributable to Sears' shareholders was $424 million or $3.93 per share, compared to net income of $245 million or $2.29 per share in the year-ago p...

Visa card payment disruption across UK and Europe

The outage seems to be widespread across the United Kingdom , however a small number of payments do appear to be going through - so stay on your toes if you need to use your Visa c...

Special Reports

Steel industry braces for United States tariffs on European exports

The U.S. president slapped a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum back in March, calling it a matter of national security. "Only they have to decide whether the...

AAA: Highest Memorial Day gas prices since 2014

AAA: Highest Memorial Day gas prices since 2014

Along with traffic woes, holiday travelers are facing high gas prices , up about a penny a day over the last few weeks. The national average for a gallon of gasoline is $2.96,...

OPEC's suggestion of more oil drags markets lower

OPEC's suggestion of more oil drags markets lower

Brent crude oil rose above 80 dollars a barrel on Tuesday, supported by concern that falling Venezuelan crude output and a potential drop in Iranian exports could further tighte...

New privacy rules could spell the end of legalese

New privacy rules could spell the end of legalese

Many companies have made changes to their privacy policies across all continents; the difference is that users in the US aren't protected legally by GDPR , because it's a Euro...

Italy's top two parties demand re-vote rather than…

Italy's top two parties demand re-vote rather than…

Economists worry that such goals are unrealistic given that Italy is deeply in debt ― making up 132 percent of its GDP. While in Rome the leaders of the Five-Star Movement (M5S...