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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...

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Walmart Black Friday 2017 ad leaked

Walmart's Black Friday deals will begin on Thanksgiving. Black Friday ad not online yet. Want to see other Black Friday deals? There's one big benefit to Best Buy's offe...

European Commission raises GDP growth forecasts

The EU economy as a whole is also forecast to beat expectations and reach robust growth rates of 2.3 pct this year (up from growth forecasts of 1.9 pct in the spring). "The governm...

Ford recalls 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks in North America

A frozen latch found in these vehicles may cause doors to not open or close correctly. Reuters reported that Ford has recalled over 5 million vehicles since 2016 that had issu...

Spurs sign LaMarcus Aldridge to three-year, $72.3 million extension

The kinks the two sides have been trying to work through had league observers believing Aldridge might not be long for San Antonio . He came from Portland, where he had spent ye...

Is Buying Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Here Good Idea?

Bank of America said the slowdown was "driven by less favorable market conditions across credit-related products, as well as lower volatility in rates products". Stockholders of re...

Retail inflation at 3.28% in September

According to preliminary data released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, the consumer price index ( CPI ) increased 3.28 per cent year on year against the August number...

US Academic Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Economics Prize

In fact, he co-authored a book, Nudge , Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness, which became a best-seller . "People make a lot of mistakes in important decisions...

Former UK PM would be questioned over rape

But it does not reach a conclusion on whether the allegations were in fact true. The investigation dealt with 42 claims in total. . He is also being looked at by Operation Whi...

Tata wins bid to make electric cars for Indian government

But GM said its promise takes this commitment a step further, NBC News reported. General Motors plans two all-new electric vehicles for release in the next 18 months, the fir...

Air France flight makes emergency landing after engine blowout

Passengers were horrified when the engine fell apart following a "loud thud" and "vibration". Air France confirmed the incident but offered few details, saying passengers were ...

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Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Until Durant's free-agency flight to Golden State previous year , he and Westbrook were OKC teammates for eight seasons. It just so happens that reigning MVP and Thunder guar...

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Munich prosecutors have named the person taken into custody as Wolfgang Hatz, former board member at VW unit Porsche . So the brands lose a champion on that front, while other hig...

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

The mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , who had initially accused Uber of responding to the decision with aggressive threats, said he welcomed the apology and supported the idea o...

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Record-breaking numbers have now signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber's licence in the capital. He further tweeted an ap...

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...