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Back-to-school shopping for tax-free weekend

This applies to items of clothing and shoes priced $100 or less and supplies under $20 in value. Last year, overall, shoppers saved $3.6 million in sales ta...


GST Bill and how auto buyers will benefit in the future

Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of committing contempt of Parliament by not being present in either Rajya Sabha or Lok Sabha during the pass...


New iPhone tipped to have 3GB RAM

We expect to see the iPhone 7 launch in September with one source claiming it'll be announced at some time on the week of September 12. While the amount of ...


Amit Shah not to be next Gujarat CM: BJP

Naidu also made it clear that there was no question of appointing the BJP president as the Gujarat Chief Minister. With the BJP Parliamentary Board accepting ...


Facebook's News Feed to show fewer 'clickbait' headlines

To create the algorithm, Facebook organized a team whose role it was to categorize tens of thousands of actual headlines based on whether or not they intentiona...


Oil takes breather from losses but oversupply concerns remain

USA stocks opened slightly lower early Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, as retail companies slipped. Oil prices edged up in Asia on Monday as the dollar weakened while...


Tesla Motors, Mobileye Announce Breakup Ahead Of Gigafactory Opening

Now what: At press time, Tesla had yet to respond publicly to Mobileye's announcement. "Tesla manufactures annually just 50,000 to 60,000 vehicles, whereas ...


GST Bill: 5 key points

Meanwhile, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met leader of the party in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, former finance minister P. Chidam-baram and ...


United Kingdom on brink of recession as service sector slammed in July

Markit's flash estimates published last month had already signaled that business activity was shrinking at its fastest pace since the last recession seven year...


CEO at Democratic National Committee resigns

The tumult in the party's hierarchy comes after the revelation by Wikileaks of almost 20,000 hacked emails from party staffers, some of which depicted officials...


Security suddenly boosted at Amsterdam's Schipol Airport

The bus driver had put the bus on the side of the highway, after which the passengers got out of the bus and the suspect was arrested. Another broadcaster, NO...


Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Shares Slide -9.9%

Year to Date, the current share price of the stock is above 31.67%. The consensus mean estimate is the calculated mean of all brokerage sell-side analysts tha...


Maryland town ravaged by deadly flood braces for more rain

Watsula's body was found in the water about 200 yards from a bridge at the Howard County line early yesterday morning. In a video uploaded to Facebook by loc...


Syrian Terror Group Nusra Front Cuts Ties With al-Qaeda

In a rare televised message, Jolani said the new group "will have no links whatsoever with foreign parties". Analysts say the Nusra Front chose to rebrand its...


1 dead after historic Md. town ravaged by floodwaters

The men formed a human chain beginning at Dempster's shop and stretched toward her vehicle to reach her. The woman's body was recovered from the river overnight...


Police Union Upset With 'Black Lives Matter' Banner at City Hall

Youngstown Municipal Court Judge Robert Milich said Attorney Andrea Burton was in contempt of court for refusing to remove the pin in his courtroom as instructe...


Lester recovers from rut of bad starts, Cubs rout Mariners

He'll carry a 4.21 ERA and 1.32 WHIP into Wednesday's start against the Red Sox . "I know what he's going through", Lester said. The Seattle Mariners are ...


Gold consolidates post-FOMC gains, PGMs slip from highs

USA bank stocks have mostly rebounded from second-quarter lows, and the market has rallied past lows that came in late June after the United Kingdom vote. Zandi...


NextEra agrees to buy Texas electric giant Oncor for $18.4B

The Oncor name and the company's management will be retained, along with its Dallas headquarters, when the deal closes, NextEra Chief Executive Jim Robo said ...


Guardiola confirms interest in Sane and Stones

Guardiola recorded his first win as City manager after his side defeated German outfit Borussia Dortmund 6-5 on penalties in the International Champions Cup. ...


Facebook Tax Bill Over Ireland Move Could Cost $5 Billion

The Social media giant said in a regulatory filing: "In addition, the determination of our worldwide provision for income taxes and other tax liabilities requ...


Monte dei Paschi set to reject UBS-Passera rescue plan

While there is no "pass" level in the test, AIB's capital was seen to fall below 5 per cent, if there was a prolonged economic downturn. Three sources said ea...


Mayor Greg Dionne announces positive support from Husky Energy for the City

The CEO of TransCanada, the company behind the proposed Energy East Pipeline, said the Husky oil spill could increase public skepticism of such projects. Both P...


Turkey fires over 1700 military officers, shuts media groups

Turkey's Interior Minister Efkana Ala has reported that over 15,000 people have now been detained as part of the post-coup purge, including over 10,000 Turkis...


Lawyers argue if Colbert can be Colbert

Stephen Colbert-as in the conservative character played by Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report-recently debuted on the Late Show , which is, of course,...


Amazon reports 31.1 percent jump in revenue

Shares of Amazon , the world's biggest online merchant, were up 2 percent in after-hours trading. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. Analys...


SABMiller suspends integration work for beer merger

ABI has offered to pay £45 per share for SABMiller , up from £44 a share beforehand, valuing the Peroni brewer at £79bn rather than the previous £71bn. In Nove...


Analysts At MKM Partners Reiterated Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) As Neutral

He noted, however, "demand in the personal electronics market was down from a year ago". The business's revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter previou...


Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead

It is the second time in as many years that Verizon , extending its digital reach, has snapped up the remnants of a fallen internet star. Lowell McAdam , ...


Turkish president accuses EU of breaking pact on migrants

Responding to Juncker's comments, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Haberturk TV that Europe can not threaten Turkey regarding the death penalt...


Fiat Chrysler shifts Detroit-area plant from cars to trucks

FCA, like other major US automakers, books revenue when vehicles are sold wholesale to dealers, not when sales are made to retail customers. Previously, FCA s...


Woolworths cut 500 jobs in $1 billion restructure

Woolworths will slash 500 jobs and close 27 underperforming stores in a restructure that will cost the company nearly $1 billion. " EziBuy stores in New Zea...


Hillary Clinton prepares to reintroduce herself to America

Protesters brought a giant Bernie Sanders puppet as part of their protest against presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee. "I'...


Solar Impulse 2 takes off on final flight

Solar Impulse 2 climbed out of Cairo on Sunday in darkness, bound for Abu Dhabi - a journey that's expected to take between 48 and 72 hours. By 1300 GMT on M...


Wall Street Slips From Record Levels On Weak Oil Prices

Falling oil prices helped push American markets to a lower close Monday. The energy index fell 1.7 per cent, making it the worst performer among the 10 major ...


Verizon said to be buyer of Yahoo for $5 billion

AT&T and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, as well as buyout firms Vector Capital Management and TPG were also active in the bidding process until the end. I...


California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

The remains of an unidentified person were found late on Saturday inside a charred vehicle in the path of the so-called Sand Fire near Santa Clarita, about 40 m...


David Cameron Bids Farewell as Theresa May to Become UK Leader

Top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson has made a sensational comeback after two weeks in the political wilderness to become Britain's to...


Dish posts bigger-than-expected loss in pay-TV subscribers

DISH Network also lost about 15,000 net broadband subscribers during the quarter to bring its total to about 613,000 subscribers at the end of the quarter. The...


Schlumberger posts surprise loss, job cuts as CEO sees bottom

However, good news is that Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) and Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) have hinted an end to this turmoil. Schlumberger said Thur...


Roger Ailes Steps Down as Fox News Chairman

The resignation marks a swift downfall for Ailes, the 76-year-old media executive who advised several U.S. Republican presidents, including George H.W. Howeve...


US move to seize assets piles pressure on Malaysian PM

Of the assets seized, about half belonged to Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, known as Jho Low, and his immediate family, the joint statement said. The targe...


Verizon, Quicken, Vector said among most likely to win Yahoo

Verizon Communications could be getting ready to pull the trigger on a $5B purchase of Yahoo , ending what has been a months-long sales process for the Intern...


General Electric earnings up 65% from 2015

General Electric Company is a global digital industrial company. GE posted adjusted earnings of 51 cents per share on $33.49 billion in revenue. Now GE is tr...


Crude Oil Recovered in the Early Morning on July 22

Hamm criticized President Obama for not doing enough, yet failed to highlight that the U.S. was pumping 5.1mln barrels a day when President Obama took office an...


Amazon enters student loan business in partnership with Wells Fargo

Prime members are also eligible for an additional 0.25% discount for enrolling in automatic monthly repayments. After that it's just $49 a year-half the price o...


Southwest says technology outage fixed but more flights cut

As of late Thursday morning, the airline had canceled about 920 flights nationwide in the previous 24 hours and delayed hundreds more, according to a press rele...


(NYSE:CMG) from Restaurants - Todays Top Gains

Analysts are expecting Chipotle to post a 20% decrease in same-store sales for the quarter and revenue of just over $1 billion, compared with $1.2 billion a yea...


Security On High Alert In Cleveland Ahead Of Republican National Convention

Trump will do so in a time of tumult at home and overseas, punctuated Sunday by the fatal shooting of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Many part...


Big 12 directs commissioner to evaluate expansion candidates

During the Big 12 media days, the Big 12 board of directors held a meeting on possible expansion . Whoever saves the season, they'd better get to work becaus...