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Russian, Kyrgyz IS suspects detained over Istanbul attack

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Saturday that Syrian President Bashar Assad was a "more advanced terrorist" than the Islamic State group, despite the deadly attack on Istanbul's Ataturk Airport that Turkish officials blame on IS.

DC Home Care Workers Win $15 Minimum Wage

For employers with 26 or more employees the wage will reach $15 an hour by 2022. A joint news release from the Calgary and Edmonton chambers of commerce said that with increasing rates of business closures and bankruptcies, it's the wrong time to a...

General Electric Capital (GE) Reaches 'Milestone,' CEO Keith Sherin Says

General Electric Co. won approval to drop its designation as a too-big-to-fail financial institution, capping a transformation that has included the sale of almost all of its lending business. "The Council will remove a designation when that company...

Andrew Luck signs with Colts through 2021

Luck , set to enter the last season of his five-year rookie contract with the team this fall, would have become an unrestricted free agent next March if he and the Colts failed to come to an agreement. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and th...

Is higher gas tax, lower sales tax a good deal?

Christie made no secret of the fact that he did not like the Sarlo-Oroho plan, dismissing it as too generous. And the Senate left for the day well before the Assembly took action, with Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) sounding displeas...

Shares in RBS and Barclays were briefly halted after huge losses

Share trading in Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays were temporarily suspended on Monday in another session of heavy losses for the banking sector. Barclays was trading at £138.95, down 9.76 per cent, while RBS was trading at £178.14, down 13....

Diet Pepsi with aspartame returning to shelves in US

The new version of the drink will start going on sale in September . As part of the change, Pepsi Max will be rebranded as "Pepsi Zero Sugar" (it's keeping the black can). The plan is the latest attempt by the world's second-largest soft-drink compa...

Here's How Brexit Will Hit the US Economy

While the Fed didn't specifically analyze how banks would fare if Britain left the European Union, all 33 banks tested had enough capital to withstand a deep economic meltdown, according to results released Thursday. So testing the largest USA financ...

VW to pay about $10.2B to settle emissions claims

Per the settlement, Volkswagen will have to pay diesel auto owners between $1,000 and $7,000 in cash, depending on details that have not yet been released, he continued. The company also faces a Federal Trade Commission action for false advertising...

Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren to step down next year

He will assume additional management responsibility during the transition period, including oversight of the Macy's stores organization. "From what I can tell he will have the understanding of the art and science of retail". Retailers overall have ...

$333M Mega Millions Results for Tuesday June 21

Another Hot Lotto ticket sold in northeast Kansas for the June 15 drawing matched the first five numbers and is also worth $30,000. There was one Match 5 victor with the Power Play option in the state of NY, winning $2 million. Tickets can be bough...

Assets: Russian Natural Gas Firm Buying, Oil Majors Selling

The oil field in East Siberia is Russia's second largest by production, with estimated reserves of 520 million metric tons of oil. China has provided Rosneft and other Russian energy companies with more than $US100 billion in loans and prepayments ...

Tesla offers to buy solar panel maker SolarCity

Oppenheimer also initiated coverage today of SolarCity competitors SunRun (RUN) and Vivint Solar (VSLR), stating that there is a large market opportunity for residential solar in the USA aided in part by "rapidly falling energy storage costs".

Small drones cleared for commercial use under new FAA rules

Key elements of the 624 pages of rules call for commercial drones weighing up to 55 pounds to be flown during daylight hours and lower than 400 feet in the air. The new rules would provide an easier way for those businesses to operate legally. Th...

NM consumers to share in Apple settlement

If you haven't made any e-book purchases over this period, we're sorry, but you're not getting a dime out of Apple's payout to USA customers, as the long-running e-book price-fixing battle comes to its final stage. Department of Justice and 33 state ...

Iran says possible Boeing deal could be worth $25 billion

Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy its aircraft, setting up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 U.S. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Al...

Ex-Conservative Party chair switches sides on EU referendum

Mr Farage this morning defended the poster, saying it was "the truth about what's going on", after Michael Gove said he " shuddered " when he saw it and George Osborne compared it to Nazi propaganda. Speaking ahead of a Foreign Affairs Council meetin...

German prosecutors open investigation of former VW CEO

Reuters reported that German prosecutors said: "Whether the stated initial suspicion will grow stronger or weaker depends on the findings of the necessary further investigations". The prosecutors' office in the city of Braunschweig, which is leading ...

Microsoft to Purchase LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

The deal, expected to close within this year, works out to over $60 per LinkedIn user. "Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn ". The LinkedIn transaction is Microsoft's biggest under Nadella's watch, and while the companies make a str...

Leaving rates alone, Fed sees ultra-slow pace of hikes ahead

Besides issuing a policy statement , the Fed updated its economic forecasts, which show how it foresees rate increases unfolding in coming months. The Fed also said the economy would grow only 2 percent this year and in 2017, 0.1 percentage poin...

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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...