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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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Asian Shares Mostly Lower As Fed Turns Hawkish

The Fed statement on the unanimous decision following its two-day policy meeting was little changed from previous statements, reaffirming that officials expect the economic recov...

Ryanair cancels more than 2000 flights over the next six weeks

Six Ryanair flights to and from Dublin today have been cancelled as part of the airline's plan to cancel 50 flights a day for the next six weeks. RTÉ News has seen documents w...

Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro now available on Flipkart

Sony Bravia's 40-inches full HD LED TV is being rolled out at 22% off for Rs 36,990, instead of Rs 47,900. There will also be treats for the book lovers, as Amazon is offerin...

Thyssenkrupp won't be on the hook for Tata Steel pensions - CFO

He described the partnership as a "momentous" occasion and said that the strategic logic of the proposed JV was based on very strong fundamentals."I am confident that thyssenkrupp...

CCleaner security software infects 2 million computers

The affected versions of CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud were released on August 15 and August 24 , respectively. CCleaner is an extremely popular tool amongst consumers for riddi...

Toys 'R' Us Has Officially Filed For Bankruptcy Protection

Tuesday and plans to have locations open later this year in Sudbury, Ont., Langford, B.C., Fredericton, and Toronto. United Kingdom branches of Toys R Us are open for business...

Leishman takes two-shot lead at BMW C'ship

His round of 69 leaves him 15 off the lead - which is held by Marc Leishman - and in joint 50th place in IL . "I'm really happy to make a couple of birdies coming in and put a ...

Equifax Failed to Apply Security Patch Available for Months, Leading to Hack

Equifax, the company that essentially made personal details of over 143 million Americans available to hackers , has now officially confirmed that it had failed to install a secur...

Air Berlin cancels more than 70 flights due to pilots' "sick-out"

Air Berlin chief executive Thomas Winkelmann suggests that pilots who have absented themselves are "playing with fire". On Sunday his company Intro offered 50 million euros im...

Tesla Update Extends Vehicle Ranges to Help Customers Escape Hurricane

To aid the evacuation, Tesla temporarily opened up the models' full 75-kWh charge capacity by issuing an over-the-air-update to vehicles located in the path of the storm. So, how...

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Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

You can also call Equifax (1-800-349-9960), Experian (1-888-397-3742) or TransUnion (1-888-909-8872). But there's still plenty of problems. Leach noted that state and fed...

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

As Miami was hammered by tropical storm force winds and the occasional hurricane force gust generated by Hurricane Irma, the booms of two tower cranes in the city came down Sund...

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

She said that Kim Jong Un is "begging for war" and although the USA does not want to enter a war, it may not have a choice. -Iranian relationship. Though she never stated it so bl...

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

Poland backed the Hungarian and Slovak complaint . " I was convinced that such a decision would be made [by the court], but this absolutely does not change the stance of the Pol...

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Jenna Burleigh, a 22-year-old Temple University student reported missing last week, was found dead in Pennsylvania on Saturday, leading to murder charges for a man who was last see...