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Mideast growth to dive as Saudi economy stagnates

The International Monetary Fund lowered growth expectations for the United Kingdom and USA economies Monday amid expectations of a pullback in government stim...


Saudi calls OPEC members to stick to limits, sees oil demand up

Libya's oil production has reached 1.069 million barrels per day, a Libyan oil source told Reuters, above a high reached earlier this month. WTI posted a a...


'Record' job creation nudges Georgia's unemployment rate lower

That was up from 2.6 percent in May but down from 3.3 percent in June 2016. The state added a total of 19,400 jobs last month. Between May and June, the lar...


White House comms chief Scaramucci deletes tweets contrasting with Trump views

During his first press conference as communications director Friday he was asked about his previous reference to Trump as "another hack politician " who is...


Drone pilots must prove they know safety rules and register online

Nor are there concrete details of how the rules will be enforced. While drones are also increasingly being used to smuggle contraband into prisons such as dru...


Branden Grace shoots first-ever 62 in major championship

Branden Grace became the first man in history to shoot a round of 62 in a major during a record-breaking third round at The 146th Open. "It was a special day...


Japan's central bank has cut inflation forecast

The dollar dropped, and bonds advanced. Still, MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe gained 0.25 percent, putting it on track for its longest streak of gain...


Pres. Trump Announces New Initiative to Help Manufacturing, Job Growth

So, what we're announcing is we're investing immediately half a billion dollars in creating 1,000 new American jobs. The companies will initially invest $50...


Bank of America chooses Dublin as its European Union hub post-Brexit

Bank of America has operated in Ireland and engaged in the local community for nearly 50 years, Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America, said on Fr...


Lyft Embarks on Grandiose Plan to Build Its Own Self-Driving Technology

Lyft is embarking on this in-house solution years behind Uber , Waymo , and many others. Housed in the newly titled Level 5 Engineering Center in Palo Alto...


Moody's Corporation, General Electric Company Q2 2017 Earnings

ET, as the company handily beat profit and sales expectations. In recent years, the company has turned its focus to its industrial businesses, shedding low-ma...


Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands by Decision to Fire Comey

Rosenstein said the answer to this question was 'quite clear'. Speaking to Fox News host Martha MacCallum , Rosenstein said the Justice Department takes co...


Sears Seeks Salvation Through Amazon With Alexa-Powered Kenmore Products

However, in a statement, Charlie Kindel, director of the Alexa Smart Home at Amazon, indicated Alexa-enabled Kenmore washing machines could be next. The produ...


Shraddha Kapoor Wishes She Could Meet The Real Haseena Parkar

The trailer of the film launched at the iconic Maratha Mandir theater, one of the well known theater near Nagpada which was home to Haseena Parkar . The movie,...


Bonds firmer as Reserve Bank reduces repo rate by 25 basis points

ECB chief Mario Draghi said the central bank needs to remain persistent, patient and prudent, adding that the quantitive easing programme would continue "f...


Weir Group Plc (WEIGF) Reviewed By Analysts

London: In a report revealed to investors and clients on Tuesday morning, Jefferies reaffirmed their Underperform rating on shares of Evraz (LON:EVR). Benchmark...


Ganguly refuses to comment on Arun appointment

Kumble described his partnership with Kohli as "untenable" before stepping down last month after the Champions Trophy. "We will get 6-7 days before the start of...


Reckitt sells sauces business to McCormick for R54bn

The divestment follows Reckitt's purchase of U.S. infant and child nutrition specialist Mead Johnson in February for $16.6-billion. American spice company McC...


Morgan Stanley, least-worst in trading, could see 10% upside, analyst says

For years, Morgan Stanley struggled to convince Wall Street that its plan to remain a major player in trading while growing wealth management was going to s...


Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Scotiabank lifted their target price on Dominion Diamond Corp to C$19.50 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Thursday, June 1st. On July ...


A Security Robot Falls Into a Fountain. You're No RoboCop, Says Internet

A security robot tragically drowned itself in a Washington, DC , fountain, committing *wait for it* robicide Monday afternoon. The Knightscope K5 security...


Rally in oil prices runs out of steam

Energy Department said in a report on Monday U.S. shale oil output was likely to rise for the eighth consecutive month in August, climbing 112,000 bpd to 5.58...


The Redskins have always been and still are Kirk Cousins' first choice

What is significant is that he added, "But despite our repeated attempts, we have not received any offer from Kirk's agent this year". Two NFL general manage...


USA stocks little changed at opening

As many as 68 companies in the S&P 500 will post earnings during the week including big companies such as Bank of America , Goldman Sachs Group, General ...


$5B in Student Loan Debt Could Be Gone Thanks to Missing Paperwork

These numbers come from court filings . For the economists who have always been anxious about the US's impending student-loan crisis, it's even worse. The loan...


Peltz Launches Proxy Fight with Procter & Gamble

Peltz , an activist investor whose Trian Partners investment fund holds a $3.3 billion (R42.77 billion) stake in the U.S. producer of razors, laundry detergents...


Dominion Diamond Shares Rise

Dominion Diamond Corp (NYSE:DDC) shows a Forward Annual Dividend Rate of $0.4 and Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 3.13% according to MorningStar Inc. The leg...


No fresh window for note exchange: Government

A woman said that she was delivering her baby whereas another person said that there was a death in his family. There was gross abuse of the exemptions granted ...


Amazon meal kits? Trademark filing sends Blue Apron's stock to new lows

On July 6, about a week after Blue Apron priced its IPO, Amazon applied to register a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the slogan "...


Royal photograph released for Duchess of Cornwall's 70th birthday

She held a garden party for her staff and her many charities on Thursday at Clarence House in London. The royal couple were photographed in May at Clarence Ho...


Delta Scolds Ann Coulter Following Twitter Rant, $30 Refund

While acknowledging "some confusion" during boarding, Delta contends that all passengers moved seats upon request, and "there were problems or concerns escala...


China's economy grew 6.9% in second quarter

On a quarterly basis, China's growth improved to 1.7% in Q2 compared to previous year. China's factory output grew 7.6 percent in June from a year earlier, ...


Schneiderjans shares lead with Howell III

Rodgers had a 16-under 197 total at TPC Deere Run. Brandt Jobe was at 10 under with two holes to play, and Scott McCarron shot a 68 to get to 9 under at the mid...


Winds in Cariboo and southern BC expected to increase wildfire activity

Despite showers forecast for the Cariboo this weekend, the rain is unlikely to be enough to douse any active fires. There are now 167 active fires across BC, ...


7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragments

Sabrett said on its website that the recall "was initiated after customers reported small pieces of bone and cartilage being found in these products". The US...


NZ dollar heading to a weekly 0.8% decline, eyes on US

The flat CPI reading for June reflected in large part a 1.6% decline in energy prices as Americans paid less for gasoline, natural gas and electricity. "The big...


AMD Ryzen Threadripper & R3 Specs Finalized: 1920X, 1950X

It comes down to personal preferences, since Intel has dominated the PC market since long and AMD with Ryzen family is a rising player. Obviously theses type ...


Wells Fargo beats on earnings, misses on revenue

It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. The bank company's total net income of $5.8 billion was up from 5% from the year-earlier quarter, beating analysts'...


DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Hit Record Following Yellen Testimony

Big-dividend stocks like utilities and real estate companies rose as bond yields fell. Small caps posted a weak session, with Russell 2000 futures ending only s...


Alfred Angelo bridal stores abruptly close

Bridal and other bridal stores around the nation. Johnson said the worker told her she needed to complete the task by 3 p.m. Friday. Customers and employees s...


China's Nobel Laureate dies a prisoner at 61

Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China's foreign ministry, on Friday tried to downplay global condemnation of his government as the work of "a few foreign officials...


Federation Internationale de Football Association executive turned whistleblower Chuck Blazer dies aged 72

Former top football official Chuck Blazer , whose evidence to USA investigators was key in the FIFA corruption scandal, has died aged 72, his lawyers said on...


Jimmy Carter Collapses in Winnipeg Health Scare

He later sent a message to the charity saying he was fine, that everyone should stay hydrated and keep on building. He had been working on a building project wi...


American Airlines ends codeshare with Qatar, Etihad as subsidy dispute heats up

American Airlines said it would also end a marketing agreement with Etihad Airways PJSC. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker is coming under fire from both f...


What's making news in British Columbia

On Tuesday one of the most unsafe blazes - the Whittier Fire in Santa Barbara in coastal Southern California - had spread to 11,281 acres with 48% of the bl...


Saudis to cut crude prices to Asia buyers

Oil prices have slumped into a bear market on concern that production cuts implemented by OPEC and Russian Federation since the start of the year aren't deep ...


Mithali creates history, becomes highest scorer in women's ODI

Mithali , who is now 34, made her ODI debut in 1999 against Ireland and steadily rose up the ranks. In the domestic circuit, she plays for Railways. India's ...


Gymboree closing Lincoln store as part of bankruptcy

Closing sales are set to begin July 18. "Stores close and change, just as trends change", she said in an email statement. A news release said it will focus it...


Hyperloop One Announces Successful Test Run

As the video shows, the pods will be propelled forward with an electric motor using magnetic-levitation (mag-lev) technology-the same tech that powers existin...


Miscreants have been pillaging credit cards from Trump Hotels' booking system

Trump Hotels has become the latest accommodation group to put its hands up as a user of the compromised Sabre SynXis Central Reservations system. Trump In...