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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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Russell Westbrook's mega-contract could impact his decision on future — Paul George

Twitter dwellers noticed and celebrated an interesting coincidence - that the Westbrook-Thunder deal was finalized on Durant's 29th birthday. Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul G...

Senior Audi engineer is arrested over diesel scandal

Since admitting to installing emissions-cheating software in 11 million diesel cars across the world, Europe's largest carmaker has been in talks with customers and governments ove...

Uber Rival Lyft Has Been Cosying up With London Transport Officials

The Sun newspaper reported past year that 32 sexual assault claims were made against Uber drivers in 2015/16, more than a fifth of all claims against taxi drivers filed to Brit...

Uber will No Longer be Allowed to Operate in London

While we haven't been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do. The ban will add to the cost of living in what is already the UK's most expensive city Speaking...

Tesla working with AMD to develop chip for self-driving car

GlobalFoundries, which fabricates chips, has a wafer supply agreement in place with AMD . Tesla is reportedly working on a chip to handle all the tasks needed to power the f...

Italian antitrust authority to investigate Ryanair over mass cancellations

He again apologised for the disruption, which he said was down to mismanagement of the pilots' rostering system. O'Leary told Ryanair's Annual General Meeting that it did not...

Flipkart Big Billion Days 2017 - All Offers & Latest Deals

Moreover, Front load washing machine from IFB is also available under Rs 20,000. Without any offer, the Honor 6X (Review) will be available at Rs. 11,999 and Rs. Another Micromax...

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy in the USA and Canada

The Canadian retailer said it's opening its 56th store in Orleans, Ont. Tuesday and plans to have locations open later this year in Sudbury, Ont., Langford, B.C., Fredericton, and ...

Millions of users infected after hackers hide backdoor in CCleaner

In a blog post , the company's VP of Products Paul Yung said that another one of it software products, CCleaner Cloud (version 1.07.3191), has also been affected. Hackers broke in...

Thousands of air passengers stranded in New Zealand after fuel pipeline bursts

Flights have been affected, with airlines told to fill plane tanks to capacity at other airports before flying to Auckland , and long-haul global flights told to plan for re-fuel...

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Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

Fowler got off on the right foot by sinking a 25-foot eagle putt on the opening hole, but mustered just one birdie the rest of the day. Jason Day holes out as he takes the lead...

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

The FTC said it's investigating Equifax's breach on Thursday. Equifax may not be the largest data breach ever in terms of the number of people affected, but it may be more sign...

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Lufthansa's low cost subsidiary, Eurowings , which is renting aircraft and pilots from Air Berlin , also had to cancel flights. Passengers booked to travel on the cancelled se...

Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

If 60kWh buyers found they needed more range and wanted to upgrade later, they could... or if Tesla wanted to suddenly bestow owners with some extra range in case of an emergency...

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

That detail, which has gotten a little overblown in its rounds on social media, has inspired nearly as much anger as the hack itself. "You need to take more action", one consume...