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Mild temperatures ahead for Sacramento Labor Day weekend

As of Saturday at 11 a.m., she was centered about 35 miles east-southeast of Duck, North Carolina, and almost 80 miles southeast of Norfolk, Virginia. High in the upper 80s. Partly sunny with a high near 77. Labor Day: Sunny, with a high near 9...

Young gun Dominic Thiem advances at US Open

Open crown when he plays Italy's Paolo Lorenzi. The top seed also hit a personal milestone with the victory in NY, registering a 307th career win to climb above Martina Navratilova's tally for the most in the open era. He previously reached the...

Stocks rise as Yellen gives upbeat talk on economy

But she's stopped short of signaling any timetable for the next rate hike. The market's tepid reaction suggests that investors may have priced in the likelihood of an interest-rate increase, though few expect it to occur at the Fed's September meet...

Will Be the Year of Canada-China Tourism

So quick. Look down at the clothes, accessories and devices on your person ... The move makes Canada the first North American country to join the Chinese-led organization that counts 57 countries and is seen as the Asian counterweight to the World Ba...

Apple benefited from $14.5 billion illegal tax break, European Union rules

This allowed the tech giant to pay an effective tax rate of just 0.005 per cent in 2014. This effectively amounted to state aid, the commission said. Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ir...

Car Bomb Kills At Least 10 Outside Somali Presidential Palace

Shabaab jihadists, who are aligned to the Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack. A suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden truck near the gate of Somalia's presidential palace in the capital on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people...

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

He still wants to build a wall along the USA southern border with Mexico but he has emphasized in recent days a need to deal most urgently with illegal immigrants who commit crimes and also those who might be displacing African-American and Hispani...

Rajnath Singh in Kashmir; youth dies in fresh clashes

According to police, 16 Indian armed personnel were also wounded in a militant attack on Wednesday afternoon. Official sources said Singh asked head of para-military forces, dealing with the law and order situation, to exercise maximum restraint wh...

Tesla wins FTC approval to buy SolarCity in $2.6 billion deal

When SolarCity first launched its Solar Bond Program , it was presented as an interesting way for people to invest in solar with minimum cost requirements and without having to install panels on their roof. Space Exploration Technologies Inc., whe...

Pfizer on buying spree with AstraZeneca antibiotics deal

Pfizer , led by Ropes & Gray, will snap up AstraZeneca's small molecule anti-infectives unit, the USA pharmaceutical giant said Wednesday, just two days after unveiling a $14 billion buyout of oncology biotech Medivation. Pfizer also picks up tw...

Stocks recover from an early loss; oil prices decline

Meanwhile, the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index (NYSEARCA:QQQ) pared gains to finish up 0.1%. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose 2-1/2 basis points to 1.565 percent, the yield on 5-year note climbed 2 basis points to 1.1...

Polo Shirts Have Turned Their Back on Ryan Lochte

Monday it said it will donate a $50,000 portion of Lochte's fee to Save the Children for children in Brazil. The swimsuit maker owned by PVH in NY says that it doesn't condone behavior that is counter to its values. The move follows Speedo's decisio...

New Harry Potter eBooks Coming from JK Rowling

J.K. Rowling has claimed in recent interviews that she is done with the " Harry Potter " story - but it looks as if the bestselling author has found a loophole. This means that, for half a glorious year, there will have been a new Potter release ev...

Trump meets National Hispanic Advisory Council in New York

Wrapping up a tumultuous week and looking at a busy 2½ months on the campaign trail, Donald Trump outlined a "reform agenda" Saturday while urging voters in the pivotal state of Virginia to make sure they get to the polls . Earlier on Saturday in Ne...

Trump campaign manager: A deportation force TBD

He reportedly acknowledged to the 23-person council that he understood how hard it would be to deport the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the USA - something he has repeatedly said he planned to do as President - and that he was inter...

USA stock indexes edge lower as investors weigh economic data

On Thursday the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new record high for the first time in three weeks, climbing 117.86 points or 0.6% to close at 18,613.52. A report showing a bigger-than-expected increase in US oil stockpiles last week weighed on t...

Urjit Patel to replace Raghuram Rajan as Reserve Bank Governor

Urjit Patel was seen as a close lieutenant to Raghuram Rajan . A former International Monetary Fund chief economist, Rajan tamed inflation , slowed the rupee's decline and made a valiant effort to shake up India's antiquated banks. "If Establish...

Crude oil is scaling out of a bear market

Brent for October settlement advanced US$1.04, or 2.1 per cent, to close at US$50.89 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. US stocks ended higher Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed officials wou...

Clinton Campaign Manager Rips Trump Staff Shake-Up

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has reshuffled his campaign team for the second time in two months, recruiting Stephen Bannon, the executive chairman of conservative political website Breitbart, as his chief executive. Early voting begin...

Reports suggest Cisco Systems to cut 20% of global workforce

A Cisco UK spokesperson said: "We don't comment on speculation". CRN says Cisco , which is set to announced its fourth quarter fiscal results tomorrow, will announce the job cuts "within the next few weeks". Cisco shares, which have risen 13 ...

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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...