Trump lawyer denies he's down in the polls: 'Says who?'

It's not clear whether Michael Cohen , an executive vice president with the Trump Organization and a surrogate for the Donald Trump campaign, believes his latest spin on the increasingly poor outlook for the Republican nominee. "Says who?" he said. ... More..

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What you need to know before markets open
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

What you need to know before markets open

The euro was flat at $1.1269-1269 and stood at ¥113.50-50, up from ¥113.06-06. Investors will parse the minutes of the meeting for hints about when the Fed could next raise rates, especially in light of New Y...More..

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

United States consumer prices unchanged

This compares with a 0.5% rise in the year to June however the ONS , who releases the data, says that inflation remains "relatively low in the historic context". "The breakdown showed that components that typi...More..

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

2 new managers are now running Donald Trump's campaign

Shapiro resigned in March, saying Breitbart had shaped the website into "Trump's personal Pravda" and had failed to defend one its own reporters who said she'd been roughed up by Trump's then-campaign manager...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Court Rules PP Has Right to Ohio Taxpayer Money

Barrett's decision Friday cites those arguments - as well as the discontinuation of Planned Parenthood's teenage counseling program on healthy relationships - as reason that there is no "adequate remedy" availa...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Labour members end court challenge against voting ban

It follows a public slap down in which Jeremy Corbyn accused his deputy of talking "nonsense" - pointing out that the number of new recruits who have joined Labour in the past is nearly certainly greater than t...More..

Kenya Olympic official suspended, IOC investigates runner
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Kenya Olympic official suspended, IOC investigates runner

Anzrah, becomes the second Kenyan athletics official to be dismissed from the Rio games, after Michael Rotich an Olympics team manager was sent home last weekend, following fresh doping allegations after a medi...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan pivots to Putin as tensions rise with the West

Relations between Turkey and Russian Federation - two powers vying for influence in the strategic Black Sea region and Middle East - have always been complicated. Gulen has repeatedly denied any involvement. -T...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Egyptian judo player refuses handshake with Israeli opponent at Rio Olympics

In stark contrast to El-Shahaby's behavior, Riner shook hands warmly with Sasson at the end of the encounter, and whispered some words of congratulation to the Israeli for his performance. Some Israeli and Leba...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

To Corner Trump on Finances, Clinton Releases Tax Returns

The Clintons, who now live in Chappaqua, New York, paid an average effective federal tax rate of about 32 percent from 2007 to 2014 and an effective combined tax rate of approximately 40.5 percent. Trump has...More..

Giants Banged Up in Preseason Loss to Dolphins
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Giants Banged Up in Preseason Loss to Dolphins

Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill finished 2 of 4 for 8 yards. After jumping out to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, NY would not score again in a 27-10 defeat. Apple suffered a strained lower leg but not before record...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Letter writer: Bothwell echoes Sanders' plan to leave Democratic Party

The #MaybeHillary movement is also open to considering the relative strength or weakness of a Republican challenger. Defeating Trump is very important to me, and I plan to vote for Clinton in November. When for...More..

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates Hold Rating for Nvidia Corp. (NVDA)
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates Hold Rating for Nvidia Corp. (NVDA)

The stock has a market cap of $32.71 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.26. With a market capitalization of $33.2B, NVIDIA has a 52 week low of $20.00 and a 52 week high of $63.38 with a PE ratio of ...More..

Ruby Tuesday will close 95 restaurants
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Ruby Tuesday will close 95 restaurants

The company did not reveal specifically which locations will be shutting down as they roll out their new initiative, but closings will start as of September 2016. The closures, part of that initiative, are a la...More..

Christie: Khan family has 'the right to say whatever they want'
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Christie: Khan family has 'the right to say whatever they want'

CCTV America's Elaine Reyes sat down with Khizr Khan and talked to him about his son, the speech's impact and some of the world events that are taking center stage in the USA presidential campaign. "The parents...More..

Rihanna to earn Michael Jackson video award at MTV VMAs
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Rihanna to earn Michael Jackson video award at MTV VMAs

The "Diamonds" singer belongs in that rarified hair having won eight Grammys and two VMA Video of the Year statuettes and sold 61 million albums worldwide. Videos and Rihanna seem to be a marriage made in hea...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Russia's Putin meets top brass to discuss security in Crimea

Two years after seizing the Crimean peninsula in southern Ukraine, Russia accuses Ukraine of inclinations revanchist "terrorists". Along the border of Ukraine and disputed Crimea, tensions are rising - again....More..

Markets Right Now: Stocks opening higher on Wall Street
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Markets Right Now: Stocks opening higher on Wall Street

The import-price index for July rose 0.1%, while export prices ticked up 0.2%. The company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.18. The number of Amer...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Disney Q3 Earnings In-Depth: ESPN Sees Slight Growth

The media company also said it was acquiring a 33 percent stake in BAMTech , a video-streaming company formed by Major League Baseball, for US$1 billion. Analysts on average had expected a profit of US$1.61 (R...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

USA stock indexes veer lower in morning trading

For the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 18,495.66, for a loss of 37.39 points or 0.20%. After more than a year without setting fresh records, the USA benchmark S&P 500 stock index consistent...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Real Madrid rides two stupendous goals to UEFA Super Cup win

France striker Karim Benzema is also doubtful for the match between the Champions League winners and the Europa League holders because of a back injury. "We are working on it, we will see what happens", Zidan...More..

Delta computer outage included 'small fire' at data centre
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Delta computer outage included 'small fire' at data centre

Flight operations have returned to normal following Monday's outage, airline officials said at noon today. The airline's computer systems were back online after a few hours Monday, but the ripple effects linger...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Tesla agrees $2.6bn deal to buy SolarCity

A majority of the disinterested shareholders of each company must approve the merger with votes being held at each shareholder meeting, and the companies need to gain regulatory approval and meet other closing ...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tesla acquires SolarCity for $2.6 billion

For example, Tesla is developing an energy storage solution called Powerwall, in which people can power up a battery and go off the electric grid. At present the electric auto maker has plans to extend its ...More..

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's (VRX)
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's (VRX) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at BTIG Research

Valeant had a $1.35 billion revolving line of credit, a $1.424 billion A-3 tranche A term loan, an $835.6 million A-4 tranche A term loan, a $1.053 billion D-2 tranche B term loan, an $808.9 million C-2 tranche...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tesla loss grows as it falls short of sales goals

It had originally hoped to deliver 17,000 vehicles in the quarter. Its been a turbulent quarter for Palo Alto, California-based Tesla . Musk noted that the "obvious priority" after the Model 3 launches w...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Best frenemies: Trump endorses Ryan, McCain, Ayotte for reelection

Trump had told The Washington Post in an interview earlier this week that he was "just not quite there yet " when it came to backing Ryan - language that echoed the words used by Ryan as he weighed whether t...More..

Delta says 90 more flight cancellations; others predict more
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Delta says 90 more flight cancellations; others predict more

The problems began at 5:05 a.m. ET on August 8 when Delta computer systems were affected by the Atlanta power outage , according to a post on a Delta news Website . Delta's problem came only weeks after a s...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Oil prices rebound as Opec announces meet

Opec last month said it expected the global supply glut to ease further this year and next thanks to reductions in oil output from producers outside the cartel, particularly the United States. "OPEC members inc...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Delta cancels two dozen MSP flights day after system outage

Southwest Airlines was forced to cancel more than 2,000 flights across the USA last month after technology problems prevented many travelers from checking in or boarding flights. Narita is the Asia-Pacific hub...More..

Donald Trump attempts to reboot
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Donald Trump attempts to reboot

Trump, apparently in a sign of Republican Party conciliation and economic reality, has revised his tax plan to follow the tax rates and income brackets included in the House Republicans' tax reform plan. "We th...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

MPC will make rate-setting more credible, independent: Raghuram Rajan

The repo rate (the interest rate at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks) was left unchanged at 6.5%. Since January 2015, when the central bank started seeing improvement in the economy and ...More..

Facebook hates ad blockers so much it now blocks them
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Facebook hates ad blockers so much it now blocks them

While this latest move may help protect its desktop ad sales, the vast majority (84%) of Facebook's ad revenue now comes from mobile. A post by Facebook elaborates: "When we asked people about why they us...More..

United States worker productivity falls in 2Q, causing annual decline
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

United States worker productivity falls in 2Q, causing annual decline

The U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday productivity dropped at an annual rate of 0.5 percent in the three-month period through June. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast productivity rising at a 0.4 per...More..

Chinese ambassador warns relations with UK at crossroads
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Chinese ambassador warns relations with UK at crossroads

Writing in the Financial Times , the ambassador said: "Right now, the China-UK relationship is at a crucial historical juncture". "Right now, the China-UK relationship is at a crucial historical juncture", h...More..

Steinhoff to buy Mattress Firm for $64/shr in cash
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Steinhoff to buy Mattress Firm for $64/shr in cash

Mattress Firm will operate as a subsidiary of Steinhoff from Mattress Firm's current headquarters in Houston. South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings NV (SNHG.DE) will buy Mattress Firm ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Trump in Detroit - will he reveal his economic plans?

Unveiling the council and the better-than-expected fundraising results, and giving the Detroit speech major billing, were moves by the Trump campaign to steady its course after the Democratic National Conve...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Major resort operator buying largest North American ski area

The new deal is expected to close in the fall. "This relationship will bring greater resources to support our current operations and our ambitious growth plans, including the Renaissance project, the most exc...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Olympics-Soccer-US women march on, Brazil impress

Argentina coach Julio Olarticoechea was put in charge for the Games just weeks before their opening 2-0 defeat to Portugal . Brazil started this Olympic football competition as favorites, but they've been...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Taxation rate to be worked out by GST Council: Jaitley

According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to intervene in the debate over the 122nd Constitution Amendment Bill. "Lots of flaws have been overcome as far as the GST is concerned", he said...More..

Nebraska, other states reach $100M settlement with Barclays
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Nebraska, other states reach $100M settlement with Barclays

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Barclays is the first of several banks under investigation by the states to resolve claims. It was among a panel of 16 banks that made submissions that were supp...More..

Oil prices rise on renewed output freeze talks, but fundamentals remain weak
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Oil prices rise on renewed output freeze talks, but fundamentals remain weak

Renewed calls by some OPEC members for production cuts helped support crude oil futures on Monday as the market extended its gains from last week. Qatar Energy Minister Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada agreed on Mo...More..

Berkshire Hathaway profit jumps 25 percent
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Berkshire Hathaway profit jumps 25 percent

Berkshire Hathaway told the market after trading that the improved result came from higher returns from its huge insurance underwriting business, investment gains and the initial contribution from the $US32.7 b...More..

'Mayhem' Computer Program Wins DARPA Hacking Challenge
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

'Mayhem' Computer Program Wins DARPA Hacking Challenge

The CMU-based ForAllSecure team emerged as the victor, finishing the 95-round contest with a clear lead after pulling ahead in round 10. "I want to make sure that everyone can check the security of the softwa...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Danell Leyva focuses on helping team with all-around out of reach

Leading off on parallel bars , Mikulak turned in a clean routine that included a front toss to a Peach half, a straddle front, and a double front dismount for a 15.375. At the London Olympics, the USA men fini...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Is There Gender Equality At The Rio Olympics?

Several athletes have already been thrown out of the Rio Olympics after testing positive for banned substances. Martasidis, who was to compete in the 85kg category, had arrived in Rio hours earlier only to ...More..

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

After a string of losses that stretched over seven consecutive sessions, the Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:.DJI) took a turn higher on Wednesday as rising oil and the corresponding iPath S&P G...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

22 feared dead as bridge collapses in western India

However, the chances of finding any survivors have become less. "Two passenger buses and four other vehicles are feared to have been washed away in the river", he said. Emergency workers have pulled two bodies ...More..

Tesla Model 3 Edges Closer to Reality
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Tesla Model 3 Edges Closer to Reality

Tesla's revenues for the quarter improved to $1.27 billion from $955.0 million past year. More importantly, Tesla also reiterated its ambitious target to produce 500,000 vehicles in 2018, which allays so...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Greitens adds Missouri governor nomination to long resume

A Missouri Republican gubernatorial candidate released an ad featuring him firing a fully-automatic mini-gun, which likely contributed to his primary victory this week. Greitens defeated Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, ...More..