Finance

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 on track for record high close

The gains put the Standard and Poor's 500 index on track for a record high close. The gains in USA stocks were broad-based, with seven of the 10 major S&P sec...


Turnbull advises G-G of election result

Australia's ruling conservative government has finally won re-election after a pain-staking count of the ballots cast at July 2 polls, which is still ongoing. V...


Commodities - Oil Dips on Econ Worries, as Producers Adapt to Lower Prices

USA crude's West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures settled up US27 cents at $US45.41, compared with an earlier drop to $US44.77 and a high of $US45.97. Saudi Ara...


Two-time champ Alberto Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France

Let's hope for some safer cycling when the race continues tomorrow with stage ten, Escaldes-Engordany to Revel. It's not the kind of praise Froome is used to ...


Utah resident with Zika virus dies, first Zika-related death in US

The individual tested positive for the Zika virus , but the health department explained that the exact cause of death has not been determined. The health depar...


Angela Eagle tells Jeremy Corbyn: Stand down or I will challenge you

In an article published by the Sunday Mirror , Jeremy Corbyn himself extended an olive branch to Labour MPs who oppose his leadership. Councillors Allen Br...


TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 82

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Monday's temperature could hit a high of 86 degrees, with mostl...


Nigeria Skye Bank shares at three-month low on central bank action

He also urged members of the public not to make panic withdrawals . Ahmad said the past management had to go because they tried their best in addressing the ...


ThyssenKrupp defends deal talks with Tata Steel

Tata said it would also begin separate processes for the potential sale of the Speciality Steels business in northern England and the Hartlepool pipe mills. It ...


Sky Harbor future site of new TSA screening technology

American Airlines Group Inc., frustrated like other carriers over long passenger screening lines at US airports this year, said Tuesday that it will install aut...


Brexit: Two more property funds forced to suspend withdrawals

Prudential has suspended trading in six of its single-asset unit-linked property vehicles which invest in the suspended Aviva Investors and M&G property funds. ...


Clinton's Sworn Testimony Before Congress Contradicts FBI Director's Testimony

Comey appeared in front of a House oversight committee hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill to face questions from Republicans who suggested a "double standard" wa...


LSE, Deutsche Boerse evaluate lowering acceptances threshold for merger

Investors in Deutsche Boerse have until tomorrow to decide whether or not to back the deal by tendering their shares, with 28.08pc of shares tendered by Friday ...


Cemeteries Are Great Places to Play Pokemon GO

As a person is walking down the street the creatures will appear and can be "caught". Like really , really popular-so much so that players are spoofing their ...


Oil falls below $50 on economic concerns

Investors are also watching the outlook for USA production, with drillers last week adding oil rigs for a fourth week in five, in the best month of producers re...


Wendy's: 1025 outlets affected by hack

In the case of Wendy's, there are so many different locations throughout the USA, a data breach was bound to happen at some point. Wendy's has provided a list...


Solar-powered plane lands in Spain, leaves for Egypt

The odyssey this time will take the solar-powered plane over a number of airspaces, including Tunisia, Algeria, Malta, Italy, Greece and finally Egypt. That f...


Google Now Lets Users Personalize Ads

Users can also get even more granular control over the ads presented to them in the Privacy Checkup by changing their ad settings here. "If you're signed i...


PM Turnbull's party to continue in power, declares victory in elections

Earlier , Shorten said although counting was still underway, it was clear that Turnbull would form the next either a minority or majority government. "It is c...


Senate Passes GMO Labeling Legislation

The National Academy of Sciences and other respected scientific bodies - that have thoroughly studied the research on this issue - has said that GMO foods a...


Impact of Black Lives Matter movement on region

How many more innocent and honorable police officers will be killed in retaliation? When the videos surfaced, they reignited concern and outrage about the v...


Hostess, four years after bankruptcy, will go public again

The new owners, Gores Holdings , an acquisition company run by a private equity firm, will put up $375 million in cash, the companies said Tuesday. It's a ch...


Rajnath Singh will visit J&K to review security measures

The Home Minister will also oversee the security arrangements being made along the two routes of Amarnath Yatra , which will begin on July 2. Union Home Mi...


Japan's Abe hoping for boost in parliamentary election

Abe is also hoping that the coalition and a loose group of hawkish conservatives from smaller parties can grab a two-thirds majority in the upper house, which t...


130 arrested as police shootings protests continue in Baton Rouge

Paul, Minn ., where Castile was murdered in a suburb, many exercised their constitutional rights to peaceful protest as well as civil disobedience, snarling tra...


Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

Thus, the navy and air force of the United States, Australia, Japan and the other big powers could continue to sail or fly freely in and above this huge body of...


Black Lives Matter Protester Recounts Dallas Shooting

It includes family members who have grave concerns about police conduct and they've said that this is unacceptable", Obama added. It is the third time in as m...


Hanson on fire in Ipswich and set for stunning return

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has called the agenda "racist and bigoted". "Every day that I went to school I saw the Australian flag raised and it was ins...


Sanders to endorse Clinton Tuesday

Clinton's campaign announced Thursday that she will return to New Hampshire on Tuesday "to discuss her commitment to building an America that is stronger togeth...


Juventus' CEO reveals Arsenal's asking price for Alexis Sanchez

The 28-year-old has only won the FA Cup since his move to the north London side from La Liga giants Barcelona following the 2014 World Cup . Arsenal forw...


Why bitcoin's price could be poised to shoot higher

And on Saturday , that rate will fall dramatically after a quadrennial event called "the halving". The halving is an event built into the original code of th...


Corker, Ernst Remove Themselves From Trump Veepstakes

Ernst's standing in the vice presidential sweepstakes was elevated over the weekend when Trump tweeted how much he was impressed with her and promised he wou...


Sanders Loses Bid on TPP Language in Democratic Party Platform

Sanders is expected to endorse Clinton as soon as this week, and the Vermont senator, who has not officially ended his campaign, has said he will do everything ...


7-Eleven celebrating 89th birthday

The free Slurpees must be redeemed before August 31, 2016. 7-Eleven turns 89 this year, and the brand has been in Hawaii for 26 years. "This year is a big b...


House Democrats frustrated Sanders won't endorse Clinton

While the date and location of such an endorsement event had not previously been reported , it has been clear for a while that Sanders would endorse Clinto...


Syrian army offensive threatens major rebel supply line north of Aleppo

The assault sought to push government forces back from the Castello Road that leads into the opposition-held eastern half of Aleppo city, which is now effecti...


Bill Shorten Concedes Coalition 'Likely To Scrape Over The Line'

He said the coalition was on track to win at least 74 seats and was confident to win two more, giving it enough seats to govern in its own right in the 150-seat...


Australian PM inches closer to winning majority government

That came as Turnbull flew to northern Queensland state to win the support of Bob Katter , a maverick former member of the ruling conservative coalition. ABC ...


Oil Firms as Saudi Arabia Sees Balancing Market

A Reuters poll showed analysts expected weekly US commercial oil stocks to have fallen for a seventh consecutive week, along with a probable drop in gasoline st...


Musk hints at top secret Tesla masterplan: tweet

Musk also took the opportunity to mark the birthday of the company's namesake, Nikola Tesla . Some auto experts said the accident showed Tesla was deployin...


Illinois Bonds Gain as State Moves to Temporarily Halt Impasse

IL lawmakers come up with a plan to keep schools open for at least another year. SPRINGFIELD , Ill. (AP) - Republican Gov. "Passing a budget", Madigan says...


Emirati man wrongfully arrested in United States seeks $200 million in damages

He was in the lobby of the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Avon looking for a room when a hotel clerk he had asked for help claimed he pledged allegiance to ISIS an...


Coalition set for a narrow win in lower house

He told ABC Radio that Malcolm Turnbull "will continue as Prime Minister" and it was now "simply a matter of whether they have got a majority or not". While L...


Heavy Fighting Erupts In South Sudan's Capital

Thousands have been killed and millions driven from their homes during the conflict that began barely two years after the oil-rich state's independence from nei...


Line messaging app set to launch year's biggest tech debut

LLine has set the price of its IPO at 3,330 yen per share, meaning it could raise as much as $1.3bn when it goes public. LINE announced plans for the IPO week...


Pokemon Go Increases Nintendo Stocks Following Launch For Android and iOS

John Hanke, boss of Niantic, says because of these issues they've made a decision to push the pause button on releasing the game in other countries until they'r...


Freshman Senator Withdraws Name As Potential Trump Running Mate

Corker, from Tennessee, who is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, had wrestled privately over whether to be a contender for the No. 2 position,...


Heavy rainfall causes flash floods in several parts of MP

In the last couple of days, Monsoon has been relentless over Madhya Pradesh. In separate incident, another four people were washed away in a nullah along Bamhan...


Hillary Clinton refutes Federal Bureau of Investigation charges that she was 'careless' with emails

The Utah Republican, who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, tells Comey that the "fact pattern" he laid out in a scathing report th...


State Department to Reopen Internal Review of Clinton Emails

Blitzer noted that Comey said Clinton and her aides "should have known" that her emails were not secure. Former officials can still face "administrative sanct...