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NY moves closer to legalizing fantasy sports games

According to civil suits filed against DraftKings and FanDuel by New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman, New York makes up about 12% of total DFS players. "With over 50 million Americans playing fantasy sports, we continue to believe that fa...

DiCaprio To Be Questioned Over Defamation Claim

Conversely, the defendant's lawyers are trying to keep Leonardo DiCaprio out of it, maintaining that he wasn't involved in the writing of the character and wasn't even the one who played the role. Greene sued Paramount Pictures and others in 2014 ...

Orlando terrorist reportedly traded texts with wife during massacre

Vigils were also held across the city Tuesday evening to honor the victims. A gunman killed dozens of people at a gay nightclub in Orland. With news that Omar Mateen killed dozens of peopl. But in the almost four hours between his initial attack and ...

FBI 'confident' that Orlando gunman was 'radicalised'

Omar Mateen , who authorities say killed 49 people at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla ., was reportedly no stranger to the club. 'He always introduced himself as Omar, ' said the performer, Ty Smith, adding that Mateen usually was quie...

Greece sees 7.5 billion euros in rescue loans cleared

Part of the new loans will also go toward repaying arrears-money the government owes domestic suppliers. The aid payment was given the green light at a meeting of the European Stability Mechanism in Luxembourg on Thursday and will allow the trouble...

University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigning

Bevin's order came just a couple hours after he abolished and recreated the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. Bevin made the surprise announcements at a Friday morning press conference, calling for a "fresh start" at the university after ...

USA housing starts dip, permits maintain gains

Single-family starts rose about 4.6% year over year in May. The Midwest saw a -3.5% month-over-month decline in single-family permits, while the Northeast and the West dropped -8.9% and -5.1%, respectively. Single-family housing completions in May we...

Stocks fall before Fed meeting; LinkedIn soars on buyout

Germany's DAX fell 1.5 percent, France's CAC-40 fell 1.7 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 fell 1 percent. American Express fell $2.27, or 3.6 percent, to $61.40 and Capital One Financial fell $3.10, or 4.5 percent, to $65.92. Fueling the uncertainty a...

How to help after Orlando mass shooting

As of Monday evening, more than 56,000 individual donations had been made. The more information, the better: Trustworthy charities won't hesitate to provide detailed information about how funds from previous campaigns were used. The money donated wil...

Oil Markets to Rebalance in 2016: IEA

A recent decrease in the price of USA oil stocks shows the market is realigning supplies with demand, the cartel said. In the US, the rally in oil prices from less than $30 a barrel in February to more than $50 a barrel last week could encourage pr...

Viacom CEO's tenure may be up soon as he's kicked off board

The news emerged after lead independent director Fred Salerno penned an open letter to Sumner Redstone to explain he is being prevented from communicating with the 93-year-old mogul. But he added that SHARI REDSTONE, with whom he is friendly, was n...

Aveva and Schneider Electric renew deal talks

The deal would have brought Aveva together with Invensys, another Brit tech firm Schneider owns which was rebranded as Schneider Electric. AVEVA CEO Richard Longdon said it was business as usual at the Cambridge technology business after a second r...

EgyptAir wreckage found, Egyptian government says

The search team and the investigators on board will draw up a map with the wreckage distribution spots based on the locations, it added. The discovery came only days before the 30-day lifespan expired on the batteries for the emergency signals from...

Fed leaves rates unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

Yellen pointed to "headwinds blowing on the economy" as a factor in this reduced outlook. The Federal Reserve did not raise rates at its June meeting, to nobody's surprise. "An interest-rate hike is a very, very good thing for us", Avner Mendelson,...

Yield on German 10-year bond falls below zero for 1st time

USA stocks closed lower Monday for the third straight session, as investors remain cautious ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and the upcoming Brexit vote to leave the European Union on June 23. The Swiss franc, another traditional harbor in ...

AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices rise 14 cents

Roughly 3,500 gas stations nationwide are still offering gasoline below $2 a gallon today, mainly in South Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas, according to GasBuddy. Prices stayed steady despite the fact that oil prices reached their highest in 11 months l...

Vijay Mallya quietly sold 2 properties worth several crore before ED move

Mallya and the United Breweries (Holding) Limited in connection with a money laundering case. The ED has told the global police body that issuance of RCN against Mallya is "obligatory" on the part of Interpol as all due legal processes have been fo...

Warriors look to close out Cavs without emotional star Green

In fact, it seems to be the go-to insult for annoying, scrappy, hustling players like Joakim Noah, Shawn Marion, and now Green . James and Green got tangled up with just under three minutes remaining, and as the Warriors forward fell to the fl...

Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York City

Kennedy airport. Solar Impulse 2 initially started its trip around the world in March 2015, taking off from Abu Dhabi and making stops in Oman , India, Myanmar, China and Japan before flying to Hawaii. High tropical temperatures damaged the plan...

Chinese industrial production holds steady in May but investment growth slows

Urban consumers accounted for the lion's share of the increase though rural consumer spending climbed faster than their urban peers. Investment in residential property grew 6.8 percent in the first five months, and new property construction project...

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Middle East Tensions Support Crude Oil Price at $70 Per Barrel

Over 21 million barrels of the sulphur-rich oil were traded yesterday, reports the Wall Street Journal , meaning RMB18.3 billion ($2.9 billion) changed hands. The Shanghai contrac...

Jaguar & Waymo To Collaborate On Autonomous Car Sharing

The vehicles are the first to attain a Level 4 in autonomy , which the Society of Automotive Engineers stipulates as a "high level" but not fully autonomous. Autonomous auto comp...

Mamata in Delhi, meets leaders to forge anti-BJP front

At the Congress' key meeting earlier this month, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had recalled the change in the party's approach towards coalitions. During her visit to the Parlia...

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

So take heart, consumers who are mourning Toys "R" Us' loss. Back in late January, the company announced plans to close just 170 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores. The tee...

Toys 'R' Us/ Babies 'R' Us Closing Info: Gift Cards, Registries & Sales

The timetable was disclosed Tuesday at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va. Under trade agreements, vendors were required to ship goods to Toys "R" Us on unsecured...

Alibaba Will Invest Another $2 Billion in Online Mall Lazada

The statement didn't specify how much of the company Alibaba will own after the latest investment. Lazada founder Max Bittner, who has served as CEO since 2012, will take on th...

United flight diverted because pet 'mistakenly' put on plane

Then, days later, the airline sent a German Shepard that was supposed to go to Kansas was sent to Japan. United said the dog was successfully reunited with its owner. On Monday, a ...

Tenn. high school holds second protest after walkout marred by violence

Hundreds of students at Scotland High School, emboldened by a growing protest movement over gun violence, stood up and walked out of school as part of a nationwide demonstrati...

Cigna acquires Express Scripts, plans to expand health services portfolio

In December, CVS Health , a major PBM, announced it would acquire the insurer Aetna . Cigna and Express Scripts are embroiled in separate litigation involving Anthem . "No...

Aamir Khan & Katrina Kaif Dance From Thugs Of Hindostan Leaked ! Watch Video !

Aamir said, "I shot with Amitji last night itself". Aamir said it was a special moment for him to get birthday wishes from Bachchan . Actor Aamir Khan is known to throw surp...

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The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

Tillerson's sacking comes shortly after Trump , without consulting his top diplomat, made a decision to accept an invitation to talks with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un on resolvi...

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

And it took true stories about six times as long as false ones to reach 1,500 people. Before we proceed, let's pause for a moment to define our terms. False news was also m...

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Depending on the patient's needs, an Uber can be called immediately, within a few hours or with 30 days' notice. Every year, 3.6 million Americans miss doctor appointments due ...

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

Kirby said he meant to axe a quarterly bonus scheme with an "exciting" lottery called core4 Score Rewards. "United could have been more thoughtful and strategic about creating a...

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

That makes sense. Banking is a highly regulated business. A survey conducted by LendEDU found that about 45 percent of Amazon customers would be open to the concept of Amazon act...