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VW ex-boss probed for market manipulation: prosecutors

German stock market law requires publicly traded companies to alert investors as soon as they have unforeseen developments that could affect a decision to buy or sell the stock. The prosecutors' office in the city of Braunschweig, which is leading ot...

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn by the end of this year

The transaction has been approved by the Board of Directors of both companies, and is still subject to approval by LinkedIn's shareholders, the satisfaction of certain regulatory approvals and other conditions. Microsoft said it would issue new de...

US Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

On Wednesday, the fed funds rate averaged 0.37 percent, trading in a range of 0.36 percent to 0.56 percent with $69 billion changing hands. Federal Reserve officials are less optimistic about the economy's growth this year and next, compared with thr...

NY fantasy sports hinge on Gov. Cuomo; legal claims remain

The legislation survived heavy opposition from casino companies operating in NY. Millions of our fellow New Yorkers were shutout of popular online fantasy-apps like Fanduel and Draftkings this year, but a new round of political proceedings could ha...

DiCaprio deposition ordered in 'Wolf of Wall Street' lawsuit

Greene is seeking $25 million for defamation as he claims the wig-wearing character Nicky "Rugrat" Koskoff - who was played by B.J. Byrne - was based on him with his nickname "Wigwam" changed to rug rat. Both testified to the regular meetings with ...

Orlando gunman Mateen raged against 'filthy ways of the West'

He also said that at one point, Mateen told him he wanted to pursue a relationship. The neighbour, Rajinder Chahal, said Ms Salman visited her mother only once after she married Mateen. He said he had no idea his USA -born son became radicalize...

FM: Decision on successor soon

Earlier today, Rajan announced that he would return to the academic world at the end of his term on September 4, 2016, adding he will always be available to serve his country when needed and asserted that his "successor" would take the nation to new ...

Orlando shooter's wife may have known about attack

In a new turn of events relating to the worst mass shooting in United States history, it's emerged that Omar Mateen's wife might have known about his intentions to massacre people at an Orlando gay nightclub. Mateen's ex-wife Sitora Yusufiy and o...

Greece closing in on next bailout payment

In Luxembourg on Thursday, eurozone finance ministers approved a payment of €7.5bn of aid to Greece, which is part of the €86bn bailout agreed a year ago. Capital Economics said that while the immediate risks surrounding Greece have receded once aga...

University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigning

Last month, the Republican governor used state police officers to prevent the ousted chairman from participating in a meeting of the board of one of the country's worst-funded pension systems. In the interim, Bevin said he was appointing businessman ...

Microsoft to buy networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

LinkedIn , a networking site aimed at business users, has more than 400 million users worldwide. " Microsoft has fallen behind in the consumer Internet sector, and this deal gives Microsoft 433 million social LinkedIn members that is growing", D...

Housing starts dip 0.3% in May

Single-family housing completions in May were at a rate of 717,000; this is 2.3 percent above the revised April rate of 701,000. "There is some evidence of a pullback in multi-family activity from very elevated levels seen in the summer of past yea...

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Thinks Job Cuts Will Improve Your Shopping

Instead of having physical accountants, the affected stores will now use "cash recycler" machines for counting money. In the new roles, workers will make at least $17.55 an hour, Ibbotson told the Wall Street Journal. "With this launch, Walmart bec...

IEA revises up forecasts on global oil demand growth

Total output was 95.4 million barrels per day, 590,000 barrels per day less than a year ago and the first real drop since early 2013. This was less than the Market's expectations of 2.26 million barrels of draw-down. Most of the anticipated demand gr...

Ipsos MORI poll shows 53 percent of Britons back Brexit

She's a member of the center-left Labor party, whose leader and rank-and-file members want to stay in the EU. Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "very concerned" about the attack and cancelled a rally he had planned in Gibraltar as part o...

Viacom CEO's tenure may be up soon after board shakeup

Herzer's lawyer Pierce O'Donnell of Greenberg, Glusker, said in a statement Monday: "The evidence at the new trial will prove in detail how it came to pass that Redstone has been transformed into a fragile shell of a once powerful media titan whose v...

Gun maker stocks rise in wake of Orlando shooting

This claim appeals convincing in terms of the stock market observation as other gun makers, aside from Smith & Wesson, experienced rises in their stocks. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation is a manufacturer of firearms. Sadly, this has happened all...

Egyptian Authorities Have Located Parts from EgyptAir MS804

They contain vital information, including any conversations inside the cockpit just before the May 19 crash of Flight MS804, which killed all 66 on board. Locator pings emitted by flight data and cockpit voice recorders can be picked up from deep und...

Stocks rise ahead of Fed rate decision, comments

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in April indicates that the pace of improvement in the labor market has slowed while growth in economic activity appears to have picked up. As the economy has healed in recent years, Fe...

Kashmir separatists 'united', 'ready' to foil Sainik and KP colonies plans

The delegation members informed the Mirwaiz that Kashmiri Pandits too were desirous of returning to the Valley and wanted to hold consultations with Kashmiri Muslims so that a way to their dignified return to Kashmir is found where once again they be...

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China dings Medtronic over Taiwan reference

USA -based hotel corporation Marriott International, who categorized Chinese territories as countries in a mail questionnaire, was ordered to remove all related content from its w...

East Coast locked in wickedly cold weekend of subzero temps

By the time the storm reaches the ocean waters east of Long Island and eastern New England on Thursday, it will be explosively intensifying. Scattered fatalities were reported ,...

Price of gas up by 15 cents

The national average price for regular unleaded was $2.49, AAA said, down a half-cent over the week. In Rhode Island, gas is four cents above the national average of $2.49, whi...

Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

Winter Storm Grayson caused small flurries to fall in the notoriously warm state, putting a total of 0.1 inches of snow on the ground, reports Time . The coating of white stuff ov...

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Damore was sacked from Google, and while many people cheered this move, some conservative onlookers claimed the engineer actually had a legal case against the tech giant. Go...

China's Geely buying stake in Mack Trucks' parent company

They did not disclose the value of the transaction, which makes Geely Volvo's largest owner by capital and the second biggest by voting rights after investment firm Industrivarde...

Obama beats Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll

However, a quarter of those surveyed failed to name any man or woman who they admired, while 10% of people opted to nominate a friend or family member. Billy Graham, U.S. Sen. Wh...

Coinbase Investigates Insider Trading Following Launch Of Bitcoin Cash

In the meantime, Coinbase launched an internal probe of insider trading in the run-up to Tuesday's launch. As the announcement was published, the price of Bitcoin Cash spiked...

Give the Christmas Spirit at a Red Kettle Near You!

The 1 percent drop, however, compares favorably with the previous year, when donations declined by 10 percent. With one week left, The Salvation Army, is hoping Calgarians can co...

Introducing Snooze to Give You More Control Of Your News Feed

The new " Snooze' feature differs from the existing option to Unfollow because it allows you to see your friends posts again after 30 days, without manual interaction". Chamath Pa...

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Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

On Tuesday, Starbucks opened the 30,000-square-foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai. Customers at this attractive outlet settled on the West Nanjing Road shopping strip, now c...

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi (pictured) explained in a release that the hackers found 57 million names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers, in which around...

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Assembly polls are due to be held in Gujarat in two phases on December 9 nd 14. "The government is forcefully trying to change history of modern India by erasing contributions...

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Ninety-three of 214 arrestees are charged with federal or state criminal offenses and will face prison time in the United States, said Derek Benner, the deputy executive associat...

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

The statewide figures put Nebraska in good company among states with the country's lowest unemployment rates. But she adds not all communities and regions of the state are benefiti...