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Markets close flat, Sensex above 33600-mark

Adani Ports, Cipla, Reliance Industries , Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma were the other prominent gainers in the Nifty . Positive global cues as trade war worries between the USA and China faded too bolstered trading sentiment. The gauge had lost 35...

U.S. hiring slows in March, but job market still looks healthy

March's job growth was below the 202,000 average of the past three months and matched to the roughly 100,000 jobs per month needed to keep up with growth in the working-age population. By June of next year, it plans to pay half its employees' educati...

Sugar tax starts in the United Kingdom, but will it happen here?

Ahead of the introduction of the tax some manufacturers lowered sugar content in their drinks , but this has led to the introduction of artificial sweeteners in some cases. Simply put, eating lots of sugar makes you fat, and if you're thinking "...

Tech woes, worsening tensions with China sink United States stocks

Other technical indicators are more favorable to Nasdaq 100 members, particularly for the FANG quartet of Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., Netflix Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. It wasn't the only market favorite to fall out of favor Monday. Br...

Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to appease regulator

Yet just weeks later, U.S. cable giant Comcast entered the fray to crash the deal, lodging a cash proposal of £12.50 per Sky share which it said represents a 16% increase in value over the existing 21st Century Fox offer and implying an equity val...

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 contract traded higher than its London and NY counterparts shortly after debu...

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 company Waymo is about to gain another 20,000 electric cars to its fleet th...

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 Parliament premises, among others, RJD leader and daughter of Lalu Prasad Ya...

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 teen jewelry and accessories giant Claire's is another retail giant that ...

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 trade credit. The chain has 14 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores in Rh...

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 the role of senior advisor to Alibaba. She will be tasked with doubling ...

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 French bulldog puppy named Kokito suffocated in an overhead bin , aft...

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 demonstration on Wednesday, one month after a gunman killed 17 people at a hig...

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 . "Now, if I make an investment to increase my drug spending, with the hope...

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 surprises. "A day before yesterday he had a lot of problems but he is bett...

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 resolving the Korean nuclear stand-off. "I have gotten to know Mike very well ...

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 more likely to be "viral". A computer program compared the language i...

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 to a lack of reliable transportation says Uber. Both Uber and Lyft hav...

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 bonus program designed to drive the kind of employee behavior and atti...

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 acting as their primary banking account, CNBC said . It also noted that ...

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U.S. hiring slows in March, but job market still looks healthy

March's job growth was below the 202,000 average of the past three months and matched to the roughly 100,000 jobs per month needed to keep up with growth in the working-age populat...

Sugar tax starts in the United Kingdom, but will it happen here?

Ahead of the introduction of the tax some manufacturers lowered sugar content in their drinks , but this has led to the introduction of artificial sweeteners in some cases. Simp...

Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to appease regulator

Yet just weeks later, U.S. cable giant Comcast entered the fray to crash the deal, lodging a cash proposal of £12.50 per Sky share which it said represents a 16% increase in va...

Tech woes, worsening tensions with China sink United States stocks

Other technical indicators are more favorable to Nasdaq 100 members, particularly for the FANG quartet of Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., Netflix Inc. and Google parent Alphabet I...

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...

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United flight diverted because pet 'mistakenly' put on plane

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

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

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 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...

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...