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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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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...