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Amazon to test 30-hour workweek for 75% pay

Amazon .com employs almost 240,000 workers worldwide, some of whom work part-time with the same benefits as regular workers. If the program is successful, it ...


Father charged with trying to kill toddler in auto crash

Nathan Weitzel reportedly told investigators that he intentionally drove his auto into other vehicles at a speed of 75 miles per hour, because he couldn't handl...


JetBlue set to make first U.S. flight to Cuba

Josefina Vidal, who heads Cuba's US diplomacy department, said Cuba had confirmed the JetBlue flight, removing the last technical hurdle of official approval. U...


ESPN won't show national anthem before 49ers game

The team is scheduled to play Thursday against the San Diego Chargers in its final pre-season matchup. Twitter users aren't happy with Rice's stance, and he...


What we know about Trump's immigration plans

Ernst and many Iowa Republicans support the trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership because they say it would bring good things to Iowa's agriculture ...


Haryana assembly passes GST Bill

Till Monday, nine state assemblies - Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Nagaland - had adopted the reso...


Ride-hailing Companies Uber, Careem Suspend Services in UAE Capital

Although the companies have suspended their services in Abu Dhabi, they are still operating in Dubai , which is a hotspot for tourism. "We didn't think this ...


Gas Prices in Amarillo Up Almost 7 Cents

The average price in the Charleston-North Charleston area is about $1.98 per gallon, the highest in the state. On Sunday, the average price hit $2.23, a result ...


Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year

What do these rules say? Until now, commercial drone operators have been forced to apply for a special "333 waiver " exemption from the FAA if they wanted t...


Stocks slip into losses in the afternoon after Yellen speec

AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver said the ASX 200 futures fell four points or 0.1 per cent reflecting the U.S. lead, which points to a soft start to tra...


Two First Nations men to talk about birth mix-up

Two men from Norway House Cree Nation who were switched at birth spoke publicly for the first time Friday. A DNA test has shown Tait belongs in the Swanson fa...


Clinton receives intelligence briefing

Regular national security updates are the norm for presidential candidates, and Trump received his first briefing two weeks ago . Hillary Clinton received a ...


Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Matthews Analyzes Market Reaction to Yellen's Comments, on CNBC

But at the close, the S&P/TSX composite index advanced 9.16 points at 14,639.88. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 3 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,169. T...


Markets Right Now: Health care pulls stocks lower again

PA raised its position in Signet Jewelers by 34.2% in the second quarter. On average, analysts predict that Signet Jewelers will post $7.76 EPS for the curr...


TSX edges higher in seesaw session after Yellen speech

Some of Yellen's colleagues, including the host of the forum - Esther George, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - have suggested that the time is ...


Sachin presents BMWs to India's Olympic medallists, stars

While Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who had said PV Sindhu is from Karnataka (she is from Hyderabad ) last week, may be forgiven for his gaff...


Summer's ending, Fed's back in play and September volatility looms - oh my!

At a gathering of central bankers from around the world in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Yellen said improvements in the USA labor market and expectations for moderate...


Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

While the chances of a September-meeting hike have risen significantly, most analysts believe that the Fed is likely to do so in December. The Fed chair didn't ...


Stocks slip into losses in the afternoon after Yellen speech

The Fed leader sought to place new emphasis on her own uncertainty about the longer-run outlook for rates. Yellen did not lay out a clear roadmap for what t...


World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

NuTonomy's first autonomous cabs have now started picking up passengers in the tiny island nation. The launch of self-driving taxis by nuTonomy in Singapore...


Illinois' pension payment expected to increase by $400M

It says that would have a "devastating impact" on education and social services. A reduction would trigger a larger contribution from the state, where the Repub...


'Very little anecdotal evidence' United Kingdom economy hit by Brexit uncertainty

In the first quarter of this year, the United Kingdom economy recorded GDP growth of 0.4 percent. "Our survey returns, which include the period leading up t...


Tesla to sell quickest-accelerating auto in the world

Battery life, power and acceleration have been some of the issues that have been the source fo major complaints for most electric auto owners. A new Model...


Hull confounding grim preseason forecasts in Premier League

Although he's nearly 35 - an age at which very few footballers are able to compete and influence games at the highest level - he has clearly taken care of himse...


Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

Symptoms quickly escalate from wheezing, hives and skin swelling to rapid heartbeat, trouble breathing and convulsions and, without treatment, possibly death. Q...


Tesla wins US antitrust approval to buy SolarCity

Tesla CEO and multi-billionaire Elon Musk and his cousins Lyndon Rive and Peter Rive are purchasing the SolarCity Corporation's $100 million of solar bond...


Self-driving taxis to offer free rides in Singapore

Israeli driving assistant software maker Mobileye NV said its vehicle, developed with Delphi Automotive Plc, would be ready for production by 2019, while Ford M...


Macy's to Close 100 Stores Beginning Next Year

And when they do buy clothing, they're going to T.J. Maxx or fast-fashion chains like H&M. It planned to look for new ways to cut expenses and use that money ...


Couple sought in woman's killing, kidnapping

The children's mother - who was found dead - has possible ties to the valley. Joshua Robertson and Brittany Humphrey are also wanted for questioning in Harv...


RBC sees third-quarter profit grow to $2.9B; raises dividend

Meanwhile, diluted earnings per share were reported as CA$1.88, beating out a Thomson Reuters' consensus of CA$1.70 and increasing by CA$0.22 from CA$1.66 the y...


Roofs destroyed, cars damaged in IN tornado

Mitchell Carlson is a maintenance technician at the Park Place Apartments on the west side of Kokomo, a city about 40 miles north of Indianapolis. Storms roll...


Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN): Check on Price Target

Several institutional investors have made changes to their positions in the stock. Bahl Gaynor Inc reduced its stake in Spectra Energy Corp.by 3.79% during th...


Turkey shells Islamic State targets in Syria

On Sunday, it was reported that the FSA was planning to attack the ISIL-controlled region of Jarablus from inside Turkey to prevent any Kurdish efforts to con...


Trump's stamina attack on Clinton stirs talk of gender bias

Kimmel read it aloud, curious which one it was, while Clinton looked on shaking her head. He also said it was unclear how many may duplicate those already relea...


Bond Prices Fall After Fed Official Rate Comments

The minutes were released a day after the New York Fed President William Dudley said "it's possible" that rates may rise at the policy meeting at the end of Sep...


Lochte Takes "Full Responsibility", Says "My Immature Behavior" Led to Rio Incident

The Olympic swimmer, who earned one gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games in a relay event, recently sat down with journalist Matt Lauer for a new interview-his firs...


SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

The average volume stands around 29.24 million shares. The company last traded at $2.56 + 0.11 (4.49 percent) on 451,843 total stock volume. Institutional Inves...


Italy advances to men's volleyball final with hard-fought win over US

But Italy used a 3-0 run to tie it at 23-23. "I have all the faith in our guys to fight and be tough through this match", Anderson said. "We're going to come ...


If you're travelling by Eurostar this August, you need to read this

According to Cash, members of Eurostar's union are determined to sit at the negotiation table until the company guarantees them a harmonious work-life cycle. ...


Bank of America Corporation's (BAC): Intraday Mover

Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 5.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 4.4%. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 63.6%. The ...


Myanmar's Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

Suu Kyi said Myanmar's new government has chose to set up an investigation committee to find a solution to the $3.6 billion Myitsone dam project. Noting that ...


Olympics-Cycling-Swiss Schurter wins gold in men's cross-country

The world champion was followed across the line by 2012 champion Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic with Spanish rider Carlos Coloma taking bronze. The rain...


Golfer Robert Allenby arrested outside casino

Allenby shot even-par 142 at the John Deere event in Silvis, Illinois, and missed the cut by three strokes. Allenby's mugshot has since been released by the l...


Com Will Cease Operations Next Week After A 14-Year Run

USA based Gawker Media Group is going to close down next week, after almost 14 years of operations. He sued the site for invasion of privacy after it publish...


Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) is Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Overweight

The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0/share. Kinder Morgan, Inc .'s short ratio is at 2.62 and the float short is at 2.18%. It touche...


Gold Lower, Weighed by Dollar, Fed Remarks

However on price stability, the minutes said "Inflation continued to run below the Committee's 2%longer-run objective, partly reflecting earlier declines in en...


Aetna threatened to leave Obamacare over merger opposition

The company said Monday that it lost $430 million since January 2014, when Kentucky and many other states started offering plans on their state exchanges. The f...


Texas Losing Aetna Affordable Care Act Insurance Exchanges

In response to an investor analyst who asked on a conference call August 2 if the future of Aetna's position in public health exchanges would have an impact on ...


Urban Outfitters posts 15.1% increase in Q2 net profits

Mizuho's price target indicates a potential upside of 2.43% from the company's current price. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research repor...


Trouble for Obamacare: Aetna Reduces Exchange Presence

Bertolini said Monday. The insurer will only maintain an on-exchange presence in Delaware, Iowa, Nebraska and Virginia. When Aetna Inc . announced tha...