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Roy abruptly resigns as Avalanche coach and executive

With league-worst possession numbers in 2015-16 (and the second-worst numbers the year prior, ahead of only the disastrous Buffalo Sabres), criticism had befall...


How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Robust labor market data and better-than-expected quarterly earnings of US companies could prod the central bank to raise rates sometime this year. He said earn...


Detectives question man in slayings of NYC imam, associate

The 35-year-old man was nabbed in Brooklyn, reports the New York Post, after cops tracked the Chevy Trailblazer that he used to flee the execution-style slayi...


Ex-aides: Attorney general leaked files, lied for revenge

In his closing arguments Monday, a lawyer for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane portrayed her two chief accusers as liars "who will say whatever th...


Footage shows how Rio Olympic medals are made

Peaty, who will be lining up for another gold medal on Friday, when he competes in the 4x100m medley relay, becomes the first swimmer to win gold at this progra...


Phelps claims 23rd gold in final swim

United States of America also successfully defended their title in the women's 4x100m medley. And although teammates Lilly King, Kathleen Baker and Dana Vollm...


FOP responds to DOJ report into Baltimore police

Number of black residents stopped at least 20 times during 2010-15. The report on the 2,600-officer department released on Tuesday found that black reside...


Egyptian judoka explains why he didn't shake Sasson's hand

Earlier this week, Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi defeated Japan's Miku Tashiro to win the bronze medal in the women's 63 kilogram weight class, Israel's first med...


Clinton releases 2015 tax return, prods Trump to do the same

In Florida, Clinton is leading Trump by 5 points among registered voters, 44 to 39 respectively. Hillary Clinton released her 2014 and 2015 tax returns, i...


Dolphins-Giants game marred by goofs

Nassib turned the ball over three times on consecutive possessions in the second quarter. A fumble and return by Spencer Paysinger set up Damien Williams' 5-y...


Obama settling in on Martha's Vineyard with lots of golf

President Obama arrived in Martha's Vineyard on Saturday for his last summer vacation as president, bringing his wife, both daughters and even the family dogs a...


NZDUSD: Kiwi Flies Ahead of Rate Cut

He said weak global conditions and low worldwide interest rates were placing upward pressure on the New Zealand dollar. The traditional monetary-policy playbo...


Markets Right Now: Stocks trading higher on Wall Street

Electronic storage stocks are also seeing considerable strength in mid-day trading, resulting in a 1.7 percent jump by the NYSE Arca Disk Drive Index. Brent cru...


Deep learning boom drives Q2 earnings upside for Nvidia

Shares of Nvidia are up 0.91% at $59.04 as of this writing. First Midwest Bank Trust Division added NVDA to its portfolio by purchasing 38,490 company shares d...


Rihanna to receive top honour, perform at MTV VMAs

Rihanna is also expected to perform at the awards. Rihanna adds to the list of worthy recipients of this coveted award, which includes Michael Jackson, Bey...


Ukraine's president seeks talks with Putin, Western leaders amid tensions

Russian Federation has previously said that one soldier and one FSB security service employee were killed in the clashes. President Putin initially denied that ...


Disney acquires 33% stake in video streaming company BAMTech for $1 billion

Disney now offers a streaming service to cable subscribers called WatchESPN that includes live feeds of all of ESPN's networks and offerings, and ESPN Presid...


UEFA Super Cup: Can Real Madrid Beat Sevilla Without Ronaldo and Bale?

He then saw a spectacular second goal harshly disallowed in extra time after Sevilla defender Timothee Kolodziejczak had been sent off for a second bookable...


Wall Street jumps to record highs on oil, consumers

Electronic storage stocks are also seeing considerable strength in mid-day trading, resulting in a 1.7 percent jump by the NYSE Arca Disk Drive Index. Kohl's e...


Southwest outage, cancelled flights cost an estimated $54M

Delta, however, canceled about 25 flights due to bad weather in the Midwest on Thursday. Another 1,950 flights departed on Wednesday, with 75 percent of them wi...


Oil slide pulls Wall Street back from record levels

The agency also warned in its monthly report that a "massive" stock overhang (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/iea-massive-stock-overhang-is-capping-oil-price-2...


Tesla and SolarCity Agree On A $2.6 Billion Merger

Tesla and SolarCity plan to sell solar panels, residential and commercial battery storage systems and electric vehicles under one brand. The combination of th...


TSX futures higher as oil prices rise

The health-care sector led advancers, jumping by six per cent, followed by notable gains in consumer staples and gold stocks. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones industr...


Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Rodman & Renshaw

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) is -88.90% away from its 52 week high. Shares of company began trading at $63.12. The stock holds the market capi...


Tesla confirms Model Y Compact SUV

Perhaps nobody is as optimistic as Musk, as he said in the call that the problems that the company faced in the production of the Model X electric SUV are n...


Laugher and Mears win 3m Synchro gold

US secured a shock silver after producing the dive of the competition in the final round to score a massive 98.04 - piling the pressure on Laugher and Mears in ...


Olympics: Australia clinch inaugural women's Rugby Sevens gold

New Zealand could need yet another replacement after Joe Webber was taken off the pitch on a stretcher with a left shoulder injury soon after Williams. Williams...


Anton Yelchin's parents launch wrongful death lawsuit

The undated letter addressed to Yelchin was displayed at the news conference and said "your vehicle may roll away, striking and injuring you, your passengers, o...


Amnesty International says stop Site C work

Report author Craig Benjamin said the area in question, nearly 100 kilometres of the Peace River Valley near Hudson's Hope, is a traditional hunting and harves...


Disney revenues rise on 'Jungle Book' success; company buys stake in BAMTech

Revenue for the entertainment company was up 9 percent from past year to $14.28 billion and earnings per share rose almost 12 percent to $1.62 per share. The...


Suspected meth lab found under parking lot of NY Wal-Mart

Amherst Police "stumbled upon it", Detective Lieutenant JoAnn DiNoto said. Police responded to those concerns, stating that shoppers were not in any danger. "...


Trump tax plan pulled from campaign website

Donald Trump delivered what was billed as an economic policy speech in Detroit Monday afternoon, but instead of outlining the details of his proposals, he ann...


Brazil's football team splutters again as they draw 0-0 with Iraq

Charged with restoring Brazilian football's pride two years on from a 7-1 thrashing by Germany at their own World Cup, the Barcelona star and his proteges stoop...


India closer to getting national sales tax

However, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had left by then. "The PM's statement that basic food items will be exempt from GST is a positive, especially gi...


UK Serious Fraud Office launches criminal probe into Airbus

The SFO, which said it formally launched the probe last month, is soliciting further information if it is available. Airbus Group SE said it has been told b...


Barlays Bank to pay Idaho $1M for alleged rate-rigging

British financial giant Barclays Bank PLC on Monday reached a $100 million settlement with 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over interest rate manipu...


OPEC oil ministers to meet informally in September

Today both the global benchmarks are up more than 1.7 percent. The oil minister of Venezuela, Eulogio Del Pino, talked to OPEC's secretary general Mohammed Ba...


Gas prices still dropping in northern New England

According to AAA , motorists in metro Atlanta were paying $2.02 per gallon as of Monday, down from $2.03 a week ago, $2.14 a month ago and $2.56 a year ago. Th...


Walsh Jennings, Ross hope midnight matches are a trend

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP ) - With three small children at home - one for each Olympic gold medal - Kerri Walsh Jennings turned into a morning person whether she wan...


GST bill to be taken up by LS on monday

The Modi government is working overtime to ensure that at least 50% of the state Assemblies pass the Bill within 30 days of Parliament clearing it. The govern...


Markets Right Now: Stocks Opening Higher on Wall Street

Ball Corp BLL.N jumped 8.5 percent after its quarterly sales rose and was the top percentage gainer on the S&P 500. Callaway Golf jumped almost 4 percent afte...


Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash

It is unclear when the contract ends, but a new Mobileye system-called the EyeQ4-comes out in 2018. However, after the announcement, by Tuesday afternoon, the...


USA economy maintains "low, stable" July unemployment rate

In more recent news, revisions to the past two months, which include June's dismal report, boosted today's strong number with an additional 18,000 in recent job...


Donald Trump repeats false claim of tape showing cash delivered to Iran

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton insists that the latest revelations about pallets of cash, delivered to the Iranians on the same day as they release...


Oil prices down on profit-taking

The last time oil settled below the US$40 threshold was on April 18, when it was US$39.78. That price represents a tumble of more than 20 per cent from its re...


Time Warner investment values Hulu at $5.8bn

Time Warner pledged about $583 million for its piece, which values Hulu at almost $6 billion. Time Warner , which owns HBO and the Warner Bros. film studi...


F&M College Poll: Hillary Has Big Lead in Pa.

The Keystone state hasn't voted for a Republican since 1988, and Clinton now leads Trump by five percentage points in the Real Clear Politics average of Penns...


Hillary Clinton Hits Trump Over Outsourcing

Even more troublesome for Trump is that polling in MI and New Hampshire - two states that Trump is also counting on turning red after they voted for Preside...


Obama defends payment to Iran, says it's not ransom

The United States and Iran are now settling a longstanding Iranian Government claim against the United States Government, and Iran will be returned its own fund...


Aetna, Humana unload some Medicare Advantage business

Pennsylvania has joined a federal effort to stop the proposed multibillion-dollar merger of two of the nation's largest health insurers. On August 2, the compan...