Patty Duke dies aged 69

Duke's 1982 diagnosis with manic-depressive illness led her to become a major voice in the mental health arena and co-author of a book about the disorder, 'A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic-Depressive Illness'. "But now she had a new identity ... More..

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by | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Pak to collaborate with Iran in Trade Cooperation Plan

The withdrawal of sanctions has opened new avenues for enhancing bilateral economic interaction. High-level Iranian delegation comprising ministers, senior officials and businessman accompanying Hassan Roudha...More..

by | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Trump knocks Walker in Wisconsin

There are also five unbound delegates in the state, reserved for party officials and elected office holders, who are expected to back Cruz. He has long expressed his skepticism of front-runner Donald Trump's ca...More..

by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Wisconsin governor backs Republican Ted Cruz in presidential race

Cruz has said he knew nothing about the ad, which was published by a Super Political Action Committee that backed him. Cruz was expected to land the endorsement of Republican Gov. On Monday, Trump endu...More..

Tesla (TSLA) Stock Falls, UBS: Model 3 Launch Could be Negative Catalyst
by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Tesla (TSLA) Stock Falls, UBS: Model 3 Launch Could be Negative Catalyst

The Model 3 timing concerns Karl Brauer, senior analyst at Kelley Blue Book, "because it's at least a year after the Chevrolet Bolt arrives, and additional pure electrics with a similar range could easily show ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

SunEdison at risk of bankruptcy, unit says; Shares plummet

Our revolving credit facility, which we do not believe is critical to the continued business and operation of TerraForm Global , requires that the 2015 Form 10-K and audit be delivered by March 30, 2016 with a...More..

by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Here's what business and labor think about the proposed minimum wage hike

Under the terms of the deal, incremental increases would start on January 1, 2017 with a 50 cent boost to $10.50 per hour, followed by another 50 cent raise in 2018 and three annual $1 increases. The bill would...More..

Iran says it can meet Pakistan's energy demand
by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Iran says it can meet Pakistan's energy demand

Two countries is expected to sign a deal on power, aimed at exporting 3000 megawatts Iranian power to Pakistan. Iranian President Hassan Rohani is heading to Islamabad on March 25 as neighboring Iran and Pa...More..

Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren returns as CEO
by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren returns as CEO

I'm 100 percent committed to Pandora's growth strategy, as is our executive team and Board", Westergren added. "I think what the company is going to articulate to investors is that the strategy is intact, and t...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Obama Addresses 'Gay Rights' in Cuba Speech

Mas and others who watched intently concluded that the extraordinary opportunity of a direct-to-the-people speech scored on conveying an empowering message, that Cubans had to be the architect of their own ch...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Garry Shandling: One last laugh

The late comedian reportedly suffered a heart attack at home. As of now there has been no announcement of a date for The Larry Sanders Show's return to HBO . Shandling, who was 66, is being mourned by some...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Garry Shandling's "The Larry Sanders Show" to return to HBO

The series' initial cable syndication rights were scooped up by Bravo, who edited the content of the episodes in order to meet cable broadcast guidelines; subsequent DVD releases featured the episodes in thei...More..

TV star Garry Shandling dies suddenly at age 66
by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

TV star Garry Shandling dies suddenly at age 66

The day before his death, the comedian reportedly complained of shortness of breath and pain. (AP Photo/Mark J.Terrill, File). He also hosted the Emmy Awards in 2000 and 2004. Notable for frequent breaking of...More..

Brussels Police Search For Second Surviving Terror Suspect
by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Brussels Police Search For Second Surviving Terror Suspect

El-Bakraoui's brother, Khalid, has been identified as suicide bomber in the blast at the Maelbeek train station. The newspaper also said his brother, Khalid, had entered Turkey on November 4, 2014, through I...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Valeant CEO stepping down, company blames former CFO for misstated earnings

Long-time Triangle life science executive Bob Ingram is leading the charge as head of the Valeant board. Pearson had announced last October - after becoming the target of a congressional probe - that the ...More..

State Department urges travelers in Europe to be vigilant
by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

State Department urges travelers in Europe to be vigilant

Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in November's Paris attacks, will no longer fight extradition to France as he had vowed to do but instead now wants to return to "explain himself", his lawyer said on...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

US killed senior Islamic State leader

Tarkhan Batirashvili, a Georgian known as Omar Shishani, died of the injuries he sustained in a US air strike in north-eastern Syria on 4 March, US officials said last week. This is not the first time al-Qadu...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

A look at how Oculus compares to Vive and PlayStation VR

The UK Amazon store still has some left at £349.99 (€450) though this version doesn't include the PS Move controllrs or PlayStation camera. Reporting on the upcoming games for the PlayStation VR headset...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Queensland Zika virus: Women warned as 14th case confirmed

According to Dr. Williams-Rodriguez, 62 countries and territories worldwide have reported local transmission of the Zika virus. What's more, the Brazilian viruses are so alike they probably descended from ...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Dillon: After publication of report, blame for Flint still falls on Snyder

The task force said the state's Department of Environmental Quality "failed in its fundamental responsibility" to enforce drinking-water regulations and assured the governor's office that Flint's water was sa...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Flint Water Crisis: Investigative Panel Finds State Responsible

The river had a reputation for nastiness. Responsibility for the Flint water crisis lies primarily with Michigan's state government and the emergency managers that were placed in charge of the city, accord...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Phoenix official backtracks after blaming voters for lines

That, coupled with record voter turnout, resulted in what Former Secretary of State Ken Bennett called a "perfect storm". "My proposal would be to ensure larger counties such as Maricopa, have a minimum num...More..

by | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Brussels airport to remain closed on Wednesday: CEO

The Belgium's federal prosecutor's office already said two months ago that explosive belts found on 10 December 2016 in an apartment from the Schaerbeek district could be used to carry out future attacks. Aft...More..

Unemployment Steady in January
by | Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Unemployment Steady in January

At 4.6 percent, IN had the lowest unemployment rate among its neighboring Midwestern states IN January, followed by OH (4.9 percent), MI (4.9 percent), Kentucky (5.8 percent), and IL (6.3 percent). Payroll job ...More..

US Existing Home Sales Pull Back Much More Than Expected In February
by | Monday, March 21, 2016

US Existing Home Sales Pull Back Much More Than Expected In February

Existing-home sales suffered this month due to never-ending imbalance of extremely low inventory levels and rapid home price appreciation. As the Spring buying and selling season approaches, the shortage of e...More..

Egyptians dead, 25 injured in bus crash in Saudi Arabia
by | Monday, March 21, 2016

Egyptians dead, 25 injured in bus crash in Saudi Arabia

The Egyptian Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman arrived began a visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday aimed at promoting investments between the two countries. Ties between Cairo and Riyadh have strengthened sinc...More..

Domino's is Testing a Pizza Delivery Robot
by | Monday, March 21, 2016

Domino's is Testing a Pizza Delivery Robot

Their new gigs might not pay any better, but the robots powering Domino's pizza delivery bots must be happy about their recent promotions. This will keep pizzas hot from the Domino's to the customer's home. Ult...More..

Philippine central bank sees risk from Bangladesh heist scandal
by | Sunday, March 20, 2016

Philippine central bank sees risk from Bangladesh heist scandal

She said the fiasco involving funds from the Bangladesh central bank highlighted the urgent need to require casinos to report questionable deals to the Anti-Money Laundering Council. Bankers in the Philippines ...More..

by | Sunday, March 20, 2016

North Korea nuclear warhead test 'soon' reports KCNA

The accident comes at a time of heightened tension in the region as South Korea and the U.S. continue their largest-ever military exercise. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) imposed a new resolution ...More..

No Change for Interest Rates-Yet
by | Friday, March 18, 2016

No Change for Interest Rates-Yet

The central bank's baseline expectations for U.S. economic activity, the labor market and inflation "have not changed much since December", Yellen said, adding that "economic conditions will evolve in a manne...More..

Gold Prices Rise on Fed Caution
by | Friday, March 18, 2016

Gold Prices Rise on Fed Caution

The Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting, starting on Tuesday, will be watched for clues on the future pace of USA rate increases after the central bank hiked rates for the first time in almost a decade in ...More..

by | Friday, March 18, 2016

April oil freeze meeting likely to go ahead without Iran

WTI rose 5.8 percent and Brent advanced 4.1 percent to firmly close above $40 a barrel on Wednesday. In February, the energy ministers of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Venezuela, and Russian Federation discussed the c...More..

by | Friday, March 18, 2016

Fed now foresees fewer interest rate increases during 2016

A Bloomberg index tracking the dollar against 10 major peers reversed gains from the start of the week and slumped to an eight-month low after Fed officials on Wednesday unexpectedly cut their projections for...More..

Alexa voice software to offer Fitbit progress updates
by | Friday, March 18, 2016

Alexa voice software to offer Fitbit progress updates

Our integration with Alexa gives you hands-free access to your data, so you can find out when you walk in the door at the end of the day what your step count is in seconds, and know if you need to go on a q...More..

Voluntary lead tests begin at big New Jersey school district
by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Voluntary lead tests begin at big New Jersey school district

The DEP has said that lead hasn't been found in the city's water supply. The district said there is also "documentary evidence" that water has been tested and remedies taken to decrease lead levels as far bac...More..

by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Darnell Earley testifying at Flint congressional hearing

Willful blindness, in this case to the pain and suffering of Flint residents. But Maryland Congressman Elijiah Cummings said when the water began rusting out GM auto parts "even a five-year old" could have fi...More..

by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Federal Reserve statement and Janet Yellen press conference

Despite their positive long term outlook, Federal Reserve members appear tepid about economic growth this year, slashing their 2016 growth projection from 2.4 percent to 2.2 percent, reports CNBC. The chang...More..

Stock markets, gold soar after Fed statement
by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Stock markets, gold soar after Fed statement

In addition, oil prices seem to have stabilized, and there are early signs that inflation is finally beginning to creep toward the Fed's target of 2 percent after years of missing the mark. She also said she an...More..

by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Investors cautious ahead of Fed comments

At the same time lower oil prices have allowed USA households to spend in other areas. The Federal Reserve halved the number of rate hikes it anticipates this year from four to two. Industrial output was ...More..

US home construction jumps in February
by | Wednesday, March 16, 2016

US home construction jumps in February

Builders are getting an early start on spring. Estimates for housing starts in the Bloomberg survey of 78 economists ranged from 1.2 million to 1.01 million. But Bricklin Dwyer, an economist with BNP Paribas,...More..