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How Alibaba Made Almost $18 Billion in One Day

Alibaba - China's largest e-commerce company - has turned the day, which falls on November 11 (11/11) every year, into the biggest 24-hour cyberspending blitz ...


Diabetes: 100000 Australians diagnosed this year

In Israel, the prevalence of adult-onset diabetes was 21% among Arabs and 12% among Jews. World Health Organization suggests that a large proportion of diabetes...


Gold price slips to 3-week low

The SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) and the ETFS Gold Trust (SGOL) both fell more than 1.8%, while the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) fell 5.5%. Gold rose...


Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years

Experts say the closeness of the moon will result in particularly high and low tides but not cause any extreme tidal effects or earthquakes. The full moon appea...


FM Arun Jaitley Regrets Inconvenience, Urges Patience In Changing Notes

The RBI is exploring if smaller currencies need to be circulated to meet additional demand for currency notes, the finance minister said. "It may take up to t...


Mexico breaks down Trump's US wall 2-1 in WC qualifier

The goal dealt USMNT its first loss to Mexico at home in 15 years. Klinsmann's lineup and formation gambles didn't work. With only three minutes of stoppage...


Stunned Mexico ponders new relationship with US

Still, President Enrique Pena Nieto said he called to congratulate Trump, and had agreed to meet the New Yorker during the transition phase to discuss joint...


Obama administration leaves TPP deal in President-elect's hands

The Obama administration on Friday gave up all hope of enacting its sweeping Pacific trade agreement, a pact created to preserve USA economic influence in fast-...


Fort Trump: New security measures ring Trump Tower

And a large police presence was established on the block surrounding Trump Tower, limiting public access. The Notice To Airmen, or NOTAM, includes several exc...


US Markets Expected to Open Lower After Trump Win

Of course, not everyone feels this way. "I just heard attacks on groups of people", said Stacey Carter, a commuter. He said the shock of the outcome "makes Br...


Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

ME is splitting its electoral votes for the first time, with Democrat Hillary Clinton winning three electoral votes and Republican Donald Trump collecting enoug...


Senate GOP leader says he asked Trump to back Keystone

The new president-elect is looking at a piece of the profit as an incentive to getting the pipeline built, and has a Republican Congress that has already put it...


David Bowie's art collection sold for more than £24M at London auction

Bowie famously said of the painting: "My God, yeah!" Another Basquiat work, Untitled, sold for almost £2.4m, triple its £700,000 upper estimate. FILE - Thi...


Veterans Day honors OR service members

Those who have participated in combat, however, will be forever connected, he added. Other veterans roared through the parade on their motorcycles, like Chuck...


State Bank of India records steep fall in Q2 profits

Net non-performing assets decreased to 5.46 percent from 5.73 percent during the quarter. Total income rose to Rs 50,742.99 crore in the reporting quarter aga...


Photoshop maker Adobe to buy video ad firm TubeMogul for $540 million

JMP Securities reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of TubeMogul in a research note on Wednesday. "The combination of Adobe Marketing Cloud with TubeMogul'...


After Donald Trump wins presidential election, #NotMyPresident trends on Twitter

Trump supporters are also expressing their views on the election under the hashtag. Users on the social media platform have begun changing their profiles to pla...


SAIC Warns E-Commerce Firms on Utilizing Questionable Tactics for 'Singles Day'

As Single's Day , the world's largest online shopping festival, approaches, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and tens of thousands of brands...


Tata group appoints old employee Ishaat Hussain as interim chairman of TCS

While Tata Sons holds over 70 percent of shares in TCS, it does not hold such an overwhelming majority in many other companies belonging to the Tata Group - w...


Californians Suggest 'Calexit' in Wake of Donald Trump Win

Pishevar said the country is at a crossroads, and California would be called New California . The " Yes, California Independence Campaign " is the group ta...


Millions scramble after India scraps its largest banknotes

The government and the banks will be on test on how well they handle the implementation of the decision", he added. Banks also announced a slew of measures, i...


Soda tax measures pass in 4 USA cities

Voters in California and Colorado voiced concern on Tuesday with what they view as an over-consumption of sugary soft drinks, by issuing a tax on them - similar...


Residents to have choice of 2 or more insurers on exchange

But those increases vary widely across the nation, and so do the health of the exchanges. "A concern is that some of the people who are higher income, but are n...


Cempra Inc (CEMP) is Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight

As per Wednesday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. Finally, Raymond James Financial Inc. started coverage on Cempra in a rese...


Yahoo hit by lawsuits over hacking breach

Yahoo has said previously that it believes its networks were compromised in late 2014 by "state-sponsored" hackers who stole names, email addresses, telephone ...


NFL Halfway: Jags' Gus Bradley could be first coach to go

After Kelce was booted from the game, the Chiefs were forced back to the Jaguars' 34-yard line for a 3rd down, which they ultimately kicked a field goal to exte...


Traders see December US rate hike back in play

Yellen is not expected to step down early, even though she has had to defend herself against Trump's criticism that the Fed is political. The uncertainty also r...


UK Brexit minister to explain govt plans on leaving the EU

Speaking in Berlin, Johnson also cautioned against reading too much into Thursday's High Court ruling that the British government needs Parliament's approval be...


Iran, France's Total sign major gas deal

Total would have a 50.1 percent stake, the China National Petroleum Corporation would have 30 percent, and Petropars, a subsidiary of Iran's national oil com...


Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling'

Nate Silver, the renowned pollster who has seriously talked up the chances of Donald Trump winning today's election, has released his final forecast. They w...


Carl Icahn just doubled down on Hertz

The share price of the company (NYSE:HTZ) was down -0.36%, with a high of 34.44 during the day and the volume of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc shares traded was ...


Pakistan resorts to shelling, one jawan killed; India damages 3 Pak posts

On his part, Singh conveyed India's strong reaction over "unprovoked firing" by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati and Poonch sec...


Tesla to launch Advanced Automation Germany

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Musk said that Tesla plans to establish a combined vehicle and Gigafactory in Europe, where both batte...


US stock futures surge after Clinton cleared by

The S&P 500 closed up 46.34 points, or 2.2%, to 2131.52, snapping a nine-session losing streak, its longest skid since December 1980. After nine days of con...


Williams leads Arkansas to first SEC win over No. 10 Gators

As it turned out, the opposite of that game plan unfolded. Luke Del Rio threw for 131 yards and a touchdown in 15 of 25 passes. CLEVELAND'S ROLE: Arkansas w...


X Factor finalists are coming to Glasgow

Saara Aalto, Four Of Diamonds and Sam Lavery were named as the acts facing the singoff tonight and just a minute ago, O'Leary opened the lifeline vote. By a c...


FBI Director: After review, FBI stands by decision not to charge Clinton

Clinton's commanding 11-point lead after the final debate with Republican Donald Trump in Las Vegas has narrowed to four to five points nationally in the afte...


Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady at Low Level

The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates unchanged, as expected, but hinted that it is closely eyeing December for a rate hike. A majority of analysts said...


Myanmar policeman killed by attackers in Rakhine State

The two leaders, however, did not discuss recent reports of rapes and murder of ethnic Rohingya Muslims by the military, he said. Smith underlined Saturday th...


U.S. election fears stalking global markets

Futures for US markets were largely flat late Thursday, highlighting the seesaw that's trapped investors between deep worries about the direction of the preside...


Throngs of Chicago Cubs fans expected for parade

The broadcast of the long-flailing Cubs' first championship in 108 years did what few televised events have managed to do in this era of fractured TV viewersh...


Nearly 1 out of every 4 Massachusetts voters has voted early

But that's slightly below the same period in 2012 when Mitt Romney narrowly won the state. They're done thinking about the Federal Bureau of Investigation and...


Are You Not Entertained?! Richard Sherman Knows Why The NFL's Ratings Suck

OK, but why not have Wilson take at least a practice off to heal? But playing football, getting hit is part of the game and you try to respect the game. It appe...


Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) Insider Marc Bradley Lautenbach Acquires 4739 Shares

The consensus estimate is for EPS of $1.76. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Pitney Bowes Inc . and for the current quarter ...


Appeals court won't stop execution of Alabama inmate

Wicker's wife testified that she paid Arthur $10,000 to kill her husband. Arthur was convicted for the 1982 murder-for-hire of Muscle Shoals businessman Troy ...


Company: Blast-damaged gasoline line should reopen Sunday

A crew of contractors from L. E. Bell Construction was working on the Colonial Pipeline line in Shelby County around 3 p.m. when their equipment struck the li...


GoPro Faces an Uphill Battle Against Smartphone Cameras and Drone Rivals

A year earlier, GoPro earnings report read a Q3 profit of $18.8 million, or 13 cents per share. Shares of GoPro are down roughly 90% from the third quar...


US rig count up 12 this week to 569; Texas gains 6

The US Gulf of Mexico rig count remained unchanged over the past week at 21, according to the Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count of November 4, 2016. Drillers ...


Latino group working to get out the vote

The 2016 electorate is the most diverse in American history and, if Clinton wins, this demographic change may be the deciding factor. Counting voters who were...


Markets Right Now: S&P 500 extends losing streak to 8 days

The gauge capped a ninth straight drop, the longest since 1980, during which it's declined 3.1 per cent. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 28.97 poin...