Dedicating gas taxes to infrastructure essential

The increase in the state's gas tax, which at its current mark of 14.5 cents per gallon is the second-lowest in the nation, will go toward funding an eight-year, $16 billion TTF that will include another $16 billion in matching federal dollars. More..

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Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectations
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectations

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, centre, and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President and CEO Charles Evans. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 16,821.92 while South Korea's Kospi ...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Twitter moving closer to sale: possible suitors Salesforce, Google

The CNBC report quotes another source as saying that Twitter could be sold before the end of 2016. Twitter's stock is soaring following a report that it may be moving closer to selling the business, F...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Is Yahoo Spying On Users` Emails For The US Government?

According to a Reuters report published Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, Yahoo reportedly scanned hundreds of millions of email accounts at the behest of USA intelligence or law enforcement. Companies are able to chal...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Trump takes credit for Mike Pence's debate win

Clinton was widely seen as the victor of last month's opening debate against Trump, and she drew an assist by the Republican nominee's subsequent missteps. Though Kaine got ahead of his skis when he said that T...More..

O'Neill: McCarthy 'ready to go' against Georgia
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

O'Neill: McCarthy 'ready to go' against Georgia

O'Neill seems to accept the fact that he's going to be without several first team players during most of Ireland's training camps, and while he's disappointed to be without so many regular squad members, he ins...More..

US Fed flags probable rate hike at year-end
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

US Fed flags probable rate hike at year-end

The FOMC also reduced is expectations both for economic growth and inflation this year, though the statement said "the labor market has continued to strengthen and growth of economic activity has picked up fr...More..

Wall Street Slides as Gold Settles at 3-Month Low
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Wall Street Slides as Gold Settles at 3-Month Low

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, nudged up over 0.2 percent to 95.903. "Weak inflationary pressures may once again lift gold", Gan said in a report on Wednesday. ec...More..

Bank of India Fixes Lending Rates At 9-9.35% From October 7
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Bank of India Fixes Lending Rates At 9-9.35% From October 7

Experts opine that the forthcoming festive season and rationalisation of food prices provides an opportunity to revive demand, and consequently industrial growth. According to Ashwani Kumar, CMD of Dena Bank an...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

UK Labour leader addresses claims of anti-Semitism in party

Corbyn's warning may be an effort to unite his party. They are doing this despite having themselves represented the red of the Republican Party, because they believe Trump to be a threat to the security, prospe...More..

Investigators Estimate NJ Train in Crash was Speeding
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Investigators Estimate NJ Train in Crash was Speeding

Transportation experts are rattled by the revelation that a black box-like device engineered to survive high-impact crashes and fires wasn't functioning in the NJ Transit train that crashed last week in Hoboken...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Open statements begin in Justin Ross Harris malice murder trial

Boring said the motive is clear: that Harris, who he said was "very anxious about perception", led a "double life" - messaging teenage girls online and cheating on his wife - and he wanted to remove the biggest...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Fund firms Janus Capital, Henderson merge to form $6 billion group

Janus head of investments Enrique Chang will become global CIO while Henderson global head of distribution Phil Wagstaff will lead the combined firm's sales efforts. In a statement on Monday, Gross touted the "...More..

President Sargsyan congratulates Jewish community on Rosh Hashanah
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

President Sargsyan congratulates Jewish community on Rosh Hashanah

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Rosh Hashana greeting Sunday for the upcoming year of 5777 on the Jewish calendar, remembering former Prime Minister Shimon Peres , who died Wednesday at the ag...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Clinton is now beating Trump in 5 must-win battleground states

The website , which produces their numbers by analyzing various polls, put Clinton at a 62.2 per cent chance of winning the White House while Trump sits at 37.7 per cent chance. Libertarian Gary Johnson receiv...More..

Pep Guardiola Considers Mauricio Pochettino One of World's Best Managers
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Pep Guardiola Considers Mauricio Pochettino One of World's Best Managers

Guardiola and Pochettino have a shared history in the Catalan derby when the former was coach of Barcelona and the latter led Spain. "He is the face of the change, when you mix the romantic football with the ...More..

Lady Gaga picks dive bars over arenas to introduce album
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Lady Gaga picks dive bars over arenas to introduce album

Lady Gaga's split with Taylor Kinney "absolutely" influenced her new album. Lady Gaga is coming to a scuzzy lil' booze trough near you. The singer now says the album, slated for release October 21, is "a...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Donald Trump's Taxes: What We Know and What We Don't

Trump would only tax repatriated corporate money at 10 percent to incentivize businesses to bring it back into the country. The documents show Trump declared a $916 million loss following the failures of h...More..

Crude Price Slides on Profit-Taking After Two-Day Jump
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Crude Price Slides on Profit-Taking After Two-Day Jump

At the close of trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, where crude oil is traded, November futures contracts for WTI rose strongly by $2.38 per barrel over Tuesdays close. " Longer term, we remain skepti...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

BlackBerry to stop making smartphones

As a result of BlackBerry's strategy shift announced by Chen, the company will end all of its internal hardware development. It is also talking with Chinese and Indian manufacturers to explore more deals. B...More..

Seoul says North Korean soldier crosses the border to defect
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Seoul says North Korean soldier crosses the border to defect

The United States acted against the Chinese firm after North Korea conducted its fifth and largest nuclear test on September 9 . North Korea secretly dispatched a high-ranking official to the Chinese b...More..

Alberta's minimum wage to increase to $12.20/hour October 1
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Alberta's minimum wage to increase to $12.20/hour October 1

Earle McCurdy meets with people prior to a press conference at Memorial University, where he called on the provincial government to raise the minimum wage. Since the Liberal Government was elected last November...More..

White House Lashes out at Congress After 9/11 Bill Vote
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

White House Lashes out at Congress After 9/11 Bill Vote

Chuck Schumer of NY, the likely next Democratic leader and sponsor of the bill, said he wouldn't accept changes that would weaken the bill. " President Obama is right that opening us courts to suits agains...More..

Canoe brings William and Kate to meeting with wilderness community in Canada
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Canoe brings William and Kate to meeting with wilderness community in Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, were caught up in the middle of a silent political protest on their visit to Haida Gwaii, B.C . - The couple caps their day by trying some fishin...More..

Chinese factories eke out expansion in September
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Chinese factories eke out expansion in September

Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted another reading of 50.4. Average cost burdens rose for the third month in a row during September and at a solid pace. China's official manufacturing PMI, due Saturday,...More..

Lagarde Urges China to Deepen Reforms as Yuan Joins Elite Group
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Lagarde Urges China to Deepen Reforms as Yuan Joins Elite Group

Analysts believe the action could give the Chinese economy a boost by encouraging more foreign participation in China's financial markets. "We continue to see China's economic transition as ongoing, yet we ex...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

Gold fell $8.90 to $1,317.10 an ounce. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.59 percent. OIL: Benchmark U.S. crude oil rose 41 cents to $48.24 a barrel in NY, and it rose 8 ...More..

Deutsche Bank doesn't intend to pay anywhere near DOJ's $14 billion demand
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Deutsche Bank doesn't intend to pay anywhere near DOJ's $14 billion demand

DZ Bank analyst Christian Koch said a settlement at $2.5 billion would be "an acceptable result", but that an amount above the bank's litigation reserves would make a capital increase more likely. For instance,...More..

Dez Bryant says he will not play Sunday against 49ers
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Dez Bryant says he will not play Sunday against 49ers

That's kind of where we thought he was going to go. The San Francisco 49ers are not a good football team. Everybody's mind is right. "The mentality we've been building since this offseason is tremendous, an...More..

Moore goes before ethics panel on gay marriage order
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Moore goes before ethics panel on gay marriage order

Supreme Court ruling finding such bans unconstitutional. They alleged he abused his authority and urged subordinate probate judges to ignore the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. In 2003, Moore was ...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Earnings Forecasts Coverage by Analysts: The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)

Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW) was Initiated by Morgan Stanley to "Overweight" and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $37. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their target price on shares of The Charles Schwab...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Hoboken train crash: What we know

At the time, the NTSB noted that the Amtrak engineer had become distracted and did not notice the train's unsafe speed. It was his second brush with a disaster. That's when I learned (my neighbor) was the eng...More..

Niall Horan releases solo 'This Town' single on One Direction hiatus
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Niall Horan releases solo 'This Town' single on One Direction hiatus

Horan shared the sappy single in a video post on Facebook , thanking fans for their support. The Mulligar native has also reportedly signed on with Sony's record label to start working on his solo album. ...More..

Caesars strikes deal to end main unit's bankruptcy
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Caesars strikes deal to end main unit's bankruptcy

Following are key events in the $18bn bankruptcy of the Las Vegas-based casino group's main operating unit, Caesars Entertainment Operating Corp, or CEOC. Stephen Cohen, a Caesars spokesman, declined to comme...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Quarterly Earnings Forecast Overview: V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC)

In the past 52 weeks, the equity's price traded between $43.18 and $ 82.77. On Friday, September 16th, Rohit Kapoor sold 50,000 shares of ExlService Holdings stock. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. acquired a new pos...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Yellen says rate hike likely appropriate this year

Yellen replied that she was not aware of any contact between Brainard and the Clinton campaign. Janet Yellen is sworn in as Chair of the Federal Reserve on Monday, February 3, 2014. "If they are having direct...More..

Germany's Lufthansa acquiring remainder of Brussels Airlines
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Germany's Lufthansa acquiring remainder of Brussels Airlines

The airline said Wednesday that it would reduce its fleet of 144 planes by 75 as it concentrates on flights originating from Berlin and Duesseldorf. Another 40 planes will be leased to Germany's largest airli...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Anheuser-Busch pays $6M to settle India bribery accusations

Anheuser-Busch will have to sell off SABMiller's entire USA business to appease the American government. An AB InBev spokeswoman said in a statement that the company was "pleased to have resolved the SEC'...More..

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station

Developers are spending £9bn on restoring the power station, which hasn't been unoccupied for 33 years. Some had other plans for Battersea Power Station . Apple is set to open the new building in 2021 and it...More..

Wells Fargo's Scandal Costs Its CEO Millions - Which Isn't Much To Him
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Wells Fargo's Scandal Costs Its CEO Millions - Which Isn't Much To Him

The announcement by State Treasurer John Chiang comes a day after Wells Fargo's board said CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the consumer banking division would forfeit tens of millions of dollars d...More..

Stocks gain moderately as oil, commodity prices rise
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Stocks gain moderately as oil, commodity prices rise

The dollar fell broadly Thursday as investors remained skeptical that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at all this year. At 11:08 a.m. ET (1508 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was up ...More..

Britain's Prince William, Kate tour Vancouver without kids
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Britain's Prince William, Kate tour Vancouver without kids

Britain's Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive at the Victoria International Airport for the start of their eight day royal tour to Canada in Victori...More..

Netflix Drops Trailer For Original Film
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Netflix Drops Trailer For Original Film "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids"

As the entire arena sings and claps along to the song's final chorus, a close-up shot shows Timberlake getting a bit emotional, as he puts his hands on his head and smiles. Music star Justin Timberlake is com...More..

Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting

ET, just like the first presidential debate. Kaine was in Orlando for a campaign event and had decided to make a quiet, unannounced stop at the site of the shooting, according to his aides, who noted that the...More..

Monarch Airlines denies being in financial trouble
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Monarch Airlines denies being in financial trouble

On Sunday, the airline's social media was busy with anxious customers asking if there was any truth to the speculation. The company added that it expected to announce a significant investment from its stakeho...More..

Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up business
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up business

Pfizer said on Monday the decision would not have an impact on its 2016 financial forecast. The pharma giant began openly planning for the possible split in early 2014, saying it would operate the businesses ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Disney Evaluating Possible Bid for Twitter

Disney's interest in Twitter shouldn't come as a complete surprise. The Walt Disney Company are believed to be evaluating a possible move to buy Twitter as the social media service has become the target o...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

France to completely shut down 'Jungle' camp in Calais

Authorities say about 7,000 people live in squalid conditions near the port of Calais hoping to get to Britain, but aid groups say the number is closer to 10,000. Mr Hollande has been criticised over living con...More..

EpiPen's CEO in the Hot Seat Over Price Spikes
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

EpiPen's CEO in the Hot Seat Over Price Spikes

Mylan's top execs together brought in more than $300 million in compensation over the past 5 years. The drug itself only costs the company 25 cents, she said . KHN's coverage of prescription drug development,...More..

Regional poll results boost Rajoy's party
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Regional poll results boost Rajoy's party

Spain has not had a functioning government for nearly nine months. In the Basque Region, the PNV won 29 seats, two more than in 2012, while the radical nationalists of EH-Bildu ranked second with 17 seats and...More..