Marco Rubio Drops Out

For Trump's opponents, at this moment, the goal is more about denying Trump the 1,237 delegates required to capture the nomination when the party leaders, activists and donors arrive in Cleveland for the GOP's convention. He called him a "con man" se... More..

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Reporter made up being grabbed
by | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Reporter made up being grabbed

The police report was filed Friday morning. In his article, Terris says in no uncertain terms that he "watched as a man with short-cropped hair and a suit grabbed her arm and yanked her out of the way". Corey...More..

Why global crude oil prices rise above 2016 budget benchmark
by | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Why global crude oil prices rise above 2016 budget benchmark

Saudi Arabia kept its crude oil production steady in February at just above 10 million barrels per day (bpd), suggesting the world's biggest oil exporter is keeping to its preliminary deal with other producers ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Iran foreign minister denies missile test breached UN rules

Ahead of the meeting, Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon called on the council to take action, arguing that failure to do so "will give Iran a green light to continue with its nuclear missile tests". In January...More..

by | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Trump accuses Sanders of inciting protests

Rather than accepting any blame for the violence that occurred during his rallies, Trump fired back at Sanders and issued a warning to the Vermont senator via Twitter early Sunday morning. On Saturday, a protes...More..

South Africa's Gordhan given deadline by police in spy unit case
by | Monday, March 14, 2016

South Africa's Gordhan given deadline by police in spy unit case

The minister said that being a private person he has never had dinner with the Gupta family. "I hope we will be given some breathing space", he said. "Once again, the Hawks, and those that instruct them, have...More..

State unemployment rate unchanged in January
by | Monday, March 14, 2016

State unemployment rate unchanged in January

Among the nine geographic divisions, the West North Central had the lowest unemployment rate, 3.8 % in January, while the East South Central and Pacific had the highest rates, 5.9 % and 5.6 %, respectively. 9 p...More..

by | Monday, March 14, 2016

Romney urges Republicans to shun Trump

While Mr Trump's three rivals followed party dogma, insisting they would set aside their concerns and rally around the ultimate nominee, they said they would do so reluctantly if the former reality TV star ...More..

WhatsApp encryption said to stymie wiretap order
by | Monday, March 14, 2016

WhatsApp encryption said to stymie wiretap order

Some officials are said to be considering asking a judge to issue a court order that would force WhatsApp to turn over user data, whether or not Facebook-owned WhatsApp would comply is another matter altogether...More..

European stocks push higher on eve of key ECB meet
by | Thursday, March 10, 2016

European stocks push higher on eve of key ECB meet

External forces are likely to recapture the spotlight from here, with central bank policy still the top theme to watch. BONDS: U.S. government bond prices rose. Technically, since the revisions have been wide...More..

China's trade falls sharply in February
by | Tuesday, March 08, 2016

China's trade falls sharply in February

The country's top energy group state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) forecast in January that the China's net crude imports would rise 7.3 percent this year. China's trade surplus was measured...More..

Oil prices rally; S&P 500 up for a 5th session
by | Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Oil prices rally; S&P 500 up for a 5th session

The Nasdaq Composite index was up 6.21 points, or 0.13 per cent, at 4,723.23. However, large gains in the energy and materials sectors were offset by losses in technology and consumer stocks, capping the gain...More..

by | Monday, March 07, 2016

Mahrez scores as Leicester's dream season continues

Leicester dominated the first half but could not break down a disciplined Watford defence until the 56th minute when Mahrez curled a sweet strike into the top corner of the net from the edge of the penalty...More..

Trump as GOP nominee: It just got real for Congress
by | Monday, March 07, 2016

Trump as GOP nominee: It just got real for Congress

But there is still the possibility that a rival could win at a brokered convention. Some floated more extreme measures, talking of breaking from the party and starting anew. He added that he hoped this would be...More..

by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

5 states shape 2016 race on weekend

Cruz also got a morale boost from the gathering of activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), where he won the annual straw poll ahead of Rubio and Trump, the latter of whom made a decisi...More..

by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

U.S. payrolls surge, bolster Fed rate hike prospects

December's numbers has been revised up to 271,00 jobs added, and January's numbers have been revised up too, to 172,000. In February, the economy created 242,000 new jobs, a bit better than average. "The 2-mo...More..

Why is Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Stock Surging Today?
by | Friday, March 04, 2016

Why is Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Stock Surging Today?

Shares that had closed down more than 2 percent popped more than 6 percent in after hours trading on the solid report. Excluding one-time items, the company earned $0.41 per share during the three months en...More..

London Stock Exchange pays out ahead of proposed merger
by | Friday, March 04, 2016

London Stock Exchange pays out ahead of proposed merger

LSE declared a final dividend of 25.2 pence per share, resulting in an implied 20% increase in the total dividend to 36.0p per share. Revenue includes both continuing and discontinued operations and excludes un...More..

Korea: N. Korea fires 'short-range projectiles'
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Korea: N. Korea fires 'short-range projectiles'

North Korea responded with a defiant display of military strength, launching a series of short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast just hours after the resolution was adopted. "We will continue to...More..

Facebook executive released from jail in Brazil
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Facebook executive released from jail in Brazil

On Tuesday, Diego Dzodan, Menlo California-based Facebook's vice president for Latin America, was arrested for not turning over information from a WhatsApp account linked to a drug trafficking investigation. Ho...More..

Launch trailer for Tom Clancy's The Division
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Launch trailer for Tom Clancy's The Division

With just one week until release, Ubisoft is prepping everyone to fight for survival with a launch trailer. The Division is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One , and PC on March 8. We also learn that Nvidia'...More..

Box Office Weekend: Deadpool Rides High for Second Week
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Box Office Weekend: Deadpool Rides High for Second Week

Evil, and as the box office dust settles, a victor has Risen. Rounding out the rest 10 most-popular movies this weekend were " How To Be Single " (8.2 million dollars), "Race" (7.3 million), "Zoolander 2" (5....More..

Honeywell Drops Offer to Buy United Tech
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Honeywell Drops Offer to Buy United Tech

United Tech had no immediate comment. "Honeywell strongly disagrees with United Technologies' characterization of the regulatory and customer risks associated with the transaction", said Honeywell in a sta...More..

by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Spokane woman infected with Zika during pregnancy, but delivered healthy baby

A woman who traveled to Colombia and returned to the USA late last month tested positive for the virus. Much remains unknown about Zika, including whether the virus actually causes microcephaly , a condition...More..

Clinton focuses on general, while Sanders sticks to script
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Clinton focuses on general, while Sanders sticks to script

If they win big as the presidential nomination race broadens following a string of statewide votes, it could spell doom for their challengers. As for the Democrats, Sanders is looking to rebound after a dee...More..

by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

China manufacturing index dips to lowest since 2011

Yesterday China's central bank, the PBOC, moved to again buttress the economic growth, cutting the amount of money banks need to hold as reserves by 0.5% to 17.0%. To counter this downward trend, China has star...More..

Sharp agrees to Foxconn takeover
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Sharp agrees to Foxconn takeover

Hon Hai is a major contractor to Apple Inc., assembling products such as iPhones. It initially offered about $5.3bn to take over Sharp before raising its offer to $5.9bn. A Thursday filing from Sharp says t...More..

Democratic Presidential Candidates Compete in South Carolina Primary
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Democratic Presidential Candidates Compete in South Carolina Primary

Mrs Clinton has already won two of the first three contests - in Iowa by a narrow margin and also in Nevada. He had won a "decisive victory" in New Hampshire while Clinton had done the same in SC. "It's a 50-s...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Flint Paid Three Times the National Average for Water in 2015

When Flint citizens took their complaints to government, they were told they were insane, and the water was safe. The EPA sampled raw water, water from resident's existing filters and water from new filters to ...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Snyder emails look behind scenes at efforts to manage crisis

After Snyder lawyers recommended that Flint switch back to Detroit's system, Agen said, the governor's office had "a lot of back and forth" with Treasury officials and relented to their financial concerns - s...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Fear and loathing over Trump among GOP in Congress

The endorsement from Christie comes the day after Rubio changed tactics in Thursday's GOP debate and began to attack Trump on a variety of fronts, from his business background to his preparedness to lead the na...More..

Legends of Tomorrow Season 1 Episode #06 - Star City 2046 Review
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Legends of Tomorrow Season 1 Episode #06 - Star City 2046 Review

Given some of the characters' attachment to Oliver Queen (specifically Ray, Kendra and Sara), they must help restore some order in Star City before refocusing on Vandal Savage . While Stein is also involved ...More..

United Tech says Honeywell's offer undervalues company
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

United Tech says Honeywell's offer undervalues company

The fund purchased 16,500 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,585,000. Dow Jones component United Technologies Corp (UTX) saw its stock move 2.14% to $93.56, representing a per-share m...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Snyder aides urged Flint's return to Detroit water in 2014

Still, Snyder repeated an earlier theme, saying "people work for me that let us all down", which has generally referenced failures in the Department of Environmental Quality to require the addition of corrosion...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Zika may have been sexually transmitted in 14 cases: CDC

Mosquito bites remain the primary way the virus is spread, although sexual transmission is possible, the agency added. In each of the new cases, the travelers were men who reported symptoms of Zika two weeks ...More..

Adele rules 2016 Brit Awards, voices support for Kesha
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Adele rules 2016 Brit Awards, voices support for Kesha

She also won awards for Best Single for the hit song "Hello" , prestigious Best Album for "25", and also won the Global Success Award . Lead singer Chris Martin referenced the members of boy band One D...More..

Fixed Mortgage Rates Resume Decline
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Fixed Mortgage Rates Resume Decline

The shorter term 15 year loan interest rates at the bank have been quoted at 3.000% and an April of 3.200% today. The average rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages declined to 2.93 per cent from 2.95 per cent ...More..

by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

UN panel agrees to ban battery shipments on airliners

The transport of lithium metal batteries in the cargo holds of passenger aircraft is already prohibited, Reuters notes. Congress, reacting to the battery industry, told the FAA in 2012 that it could not impos...More..

by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Rechargeable battery shipments to be barred from airliners

Due to the risk of fire, lithium-ion batteries can not be shipped as cargo on passenger planes. But then the commission vowed to lift the ban if a new packaging will be developed for batteries that will provide...More..

Bernie Sanders
by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Bernie Sanders "feeling quite good" after Nevada loss

After a devastating, double-digit loss to Sanders in New Hampshire, Clinton prevailed in Nevada with the backing of women, union workers, minorities, moderates and voters who are certain she will have a bette...More..