Business

News

Hundreds, including children, evacuated as wildfires ablaze California

An Evacuation Order has been issued for Tepusquet Road south of Blazing Saddle to Santa Maria Mesa Road as well as White Rock Lane and Colson Canyon. It has burned about 300 acres. The fire burned almost 8 square miles (20 sq. kilometers), destroye...

Hawks Will Not Match Tim Hardaway Jr's Offer Sheet

The Rockets have been persistent in their pursuit of Anthony, who is willing to waive his no-trade clause to join Chris Paul and James Harden in Houston, league sources told ESPN . NY renounced Derrick Rose's contract in order to have enough...

WWE alternatives to face Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match

I've got a few things that I want to hand him. Mayweather and McGregor will end their trip in England at the Wembley Arena on Friday. One thing that's also helpful to Kavanagh, he said, is the fact he only has to train McGregor for one fighting dis...

Tesla dethroned as most valuable USA carmaker amid stock slide

It was only in February that Goldman Sachs lowered its official rating of Neutral down to Sell. Goldman Sachs cut its six-month price target for Tesla stock by $10, to $180. Toni Sacconaghi, an analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein, said Tesla's ...

Gulf Country Problem: Trump Seeking To Cool Environment Among The Gulf States

Qatar faces further isolation and possible expulsion from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) if its response to a list of demands made almost two weeks ago is not satisfactory, state-backed Gulf media said on Wednesday. Following Qatar's defia...

Vantiv Offers Worldpay a Deal Valued at $10 Billion

Worldpay dropped 36 pence to £3.72, after news that it would sell for £3.85 per share, including stock, cash and a 5 pence dividend payment. Worldpay and Vantiv have agreed preliminary terms on a $20bn merger deal, the companies announced on Wedne...

Philippines: Top court backs Duterte's martial law declaration in majority vote

In a press briefing, SC Spokesperson Theodore O. Te said that 11 justices voted to dismiss the petitions, three justices voted to partially grant the petition, while one justice voted to grant the petition. The martial law is legally limited to 60 da...

Walgreens Boots Alliance scraps plans to buy Rite Aid

Rite Aid also reported quarterly results, swinging to an adjusted Q1 loss of 5 cents a share, as revenue fell 4.9% to $7.8 billion. The stock has a 52-week range of $75.18 to $89.69 and a consensus price target of $92.86. All of the reasons noted ...

New cyber attack shuts down largest terminal of Los Angeles Port

Earlier this week, business consultancy Deloitte said that "In 2016, energy was the industry second most prone to cyber-attacks, with almost three-quarters of USA oil and gas companies experiencing at least one cyber incident". A ransomware cyber att...

U.S. secure first win of America's Cup, trail New Zealand 4-1

The Kiwis moved to 6-1 in the first-to-seven match. Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 24, 2017 - Oracle Team USA win over Emirates Team New Zealand in race six of America's Cup finals. Emirates Team New Zealand foil ...

Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down - Recode

Earlier this month, SiriusXM invested $480m in Pandora. Both these moves have resulted in a cash infusion of roughly US$700m. Westergren served as the company CEO from 2002 until 2004 but then became chief strategy officer; a series of executives s...

Altice USA increases proposed IPO deal size to $1.9 billion

SNAP, +0.52% raised $3.9 billion in its March debut. Following the public offering, which will raise up to US$1.92 billion for the company , Altice will retain ownership of 70.3% of Altice USA's common stock, representing 98.3% of the voting po...

US Fed: Major US banks would withstand recession

The testimony by the regulators at the five agencies comes less than two weeks after the Trump administration unveiled a 150-page report on how regulators and Congress could address regulations that they claim crimp banks' ability to lend and stifle ...

Billionaire David Bonderman resigns from Uber board after 'inappropriate' remark about women

How we got here: Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti published a blog post detailing sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced during her year at the ride-hailing company. NBC News correspondent Jo Ling Kent reports that Bonde...

Uber to accept all recommendations given in Holder Report

Aside from Kalanick's absence itself, it would seem that the meeting's agenda also included the internal company investigation that US Attorney General Eric H. Uber announced last week that it fired 20 employees for harassment problems. ...

Canada FM says Canada must do more as USA leadership wanes

Freeland reiterated that Canada was deeply disappointed by the decision to withdraw from the Paris pact but made no other criticisms of USA policy and did not mention Trump by name. In her speech, Freeland stressed that North Atlantic Treaty Organisa...

Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

There were once 20 pits in the area, along with a successful textile industry . The Conservatives continue to lead Labour in the race for Downing Street according to two new opinion polls - although there is no agreement on the gap between the...

US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

The employment-population ratio edged down to 60.0 percent in May. May's job gains marked a sharp deceleration from the 181,000 monthly average over the past 12 months. Some said it is a sign that job growth is slowing down after three straight yea...

China, EU to lead to Paris deal

Juncker says, "This notion, 'I am Trump , I am American, America first and I am getting out, ' that is not going to happen". Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by the Chinese to hurt the USA economy.The pr...

Schapelle Corby's final day in Bali

Corby was expected to board a Virgin flight out of Denpasar at around 10pm to Brisbane . He said that when he asked Corby where she would fly tomorrow, she said: "Can go to Perth, can go to Brisbane , or wherever". Over the years, unflattering re...

Search

Breaking News

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...

Special Reports

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...