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2 suspected extremists detained at Istanbul airport

More than 200 people were also wounded in the attack, carried out by three gunmen who used bombs and gunfire in the operation. Located just outside Turkey's biggest city, Atatürk airport served more than 60 million passengers in 2015, making it o...

Minimum wage set to increase in Saskatchewan

It stems from a common-sense understanding that artificially high minimum wages set by government, instead of allowing the free market to set wages, actually can hurt the people we seek to help by limiting job opportunities for workers who need them ...

Federer set to face 772nd-ranked qualifier on Centre Court

Willis is 23rd in the British standings and only fellow qualifier Albano Olivetti (791) has a lower ranking at Wimbledon than him. " I had the option of going to Philadelphia ", Willis said . Far removed from the days of enjoying a soda and a Sn...

Singapore Airlines jet catches fire, but all passengers safe

No one was injured although all 222 passengers and 19 crew had to wait onboard for several agonizing minutes until emergency services arrived to douse the right side of the jet. The fire was extinguished in five minutes, an official told the Time...

Colts extend Luck's contract through 2021 with $140M deal

Luck was set to miss a limited amount of games due to a lacerated kidney and a partially torn abdominal muscle, but the recovery took longer than expected and he missed the rest of the season with the injuries. His 12,957 passing yards from 2012-14 ...

GE Capital wins approval to drop 'too big to fail' label

The designation tightened regulatory scrutiny of the unit and in coming years will lead to stricter capital-planning and stress-testing requirements. The GE case marks the first time the oversight council has removed the "systemically important fin...

Draghi calls for global policy alignment

In a statement Friday, the Fed said it was "carefully monitoring developments in global financial markets" in cooperation with other central banks, and was prepared to provide liquidity to foreign financial institutions as a way to calm volatility in...

Barclays, RBS get suspended from trading amid volatility in the markets

It had fallen as far as US$1.3356 in Asian trade and to $1.3228 on Friday, its lowest in 31 years. Additionally, their financial performance and dividends, which are reported and paid in dollars, may look more attractive as the US currency appreciate...

Diet Pepsi with aspartame returning to shelves in US

USA sales of carbonated soft drinks have been declining for about a decade as consumers worry about sugar intake and shift away from diet sodas amid concerns about artificial sweeteners. Diet Pepsi sweetened with sucralose and Ace-K - the version tha...

'Leave' lead at Brexit vote diminishes US rate-hike view

The stress tests were created in the wake of the financial crisis and subsequent great recession. Over the past 18 months the Fed has blinked a few times, and refrained from raising interest rates when global market volatility has darkened the econ...

Macy's CEO Lundgren stepping aside in corporate shakeup

However, the venerable retailer has been hit by falling apparel sales and a strong dollar that has discouraged tourist spending at its stores as well as growing competition from off-price retailers such as TJX Cos Inc (TJX.N) and online retailers suc...

VW to pay about $10.2B to settle emissions claims

Auto owners could get $1,000 (£675) to $7,000 (£4,729) each, depending on the age of their vehicle. Volkswagen is expected to issue a statement on June 28 or shortly thereafter announcing the broad framework of the deal, as it concerns individual...

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $363 million

Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are in triple digits. If a victor was selected at the next drawing on June 24, they would be able to take home a cash value of around $244 million from the jackpot. The overall chance of winning a prize i...

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

The three indexes recorded their biggest percentage gains in four weeks. "There's comments from both sides about how bad it's going to be, but I think it will cause some volatility if they do vote to leave, and I don't think it's been priced into t...

Tesla bids for Solar City, adding solar to storage and EVs

Musk noted that Tesla has developed a strong business around home and business energy storage units that dovetails with SolarCity's rooftop solar units. If it goes through, it would see SolarCity stock exchanged for Tesla stock. Tesla Motors st...

FAA rules to clear way for routine commercial drone flights

The agency is dropping the requirement for a pilots' license, relying instead on a simpler knowledge test. FAA-approved drone operators will have more leeway to fly different drone models and multiple missions. EPIC filed suit against the FAA after ...

OIL India inks definitive agreement to acquire stake in Rosneft

The government-owned Indian firm ONGC bought a 15 percent share of Vankorneft-a subsidiary that runs Vankor-last month for the price of a little over $1.5 billion. Petersburg forum. Rosneft shares rose 3 per cent in London, adding to a gain of 5.3 ...

Tennessee AG: Consumers To Get credits, Checks For E-Books

Hundreds of consumers took to Twitter to announce they had received their settlement credits, some getting more than $100 dollars Many said they would spend their credits on more e-books. Jepsen is also recovering a $1.9 million cash payment for de...

Boeing says it signed sales agreement with Iran Air

Most of Iran's civil aviation fleet is in a state of disrepair and in desperate need of replacement, but Boeing is still waiting on final authorization of the deal from the U.S. The purchase includes a mix of 737 and 777 models, Iran Air said i...

Marathon Oil to Buy PayRock Energy Holdings for $888 Million

Now the company Insiders own 0.35% of Marathon Oil Corporation shares according to the proxy statements . Like Capital One Financial's latest rating, based on the recent corporate insider activity of 34 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is p...

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U.S. growth hits 3-year low at 0.7% in Trump's 1st quarter

The slow-down in real GDP in the first quarter reflected a decrease in personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment and in state and local government spending. "...

Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

United Airlines and lawyers for the passenger seen on video being dragged from a United airliner in Chicago say the man has reached "an amicable settlement " with the airline. Wh...

Twitter has plans for 24/7 live streaming

Earlier this month, Twitter lost a bidding war to Amazon for the streaming rights of Thursday Night NFL games. For instance, the National Football League package got about 3.5 mil...

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Twitter's revenue , however, fell 7.8 per cent to $548.3 million (€503.6m) in the first quarter, its first drop since its initial public offering. Net loss narrowed to $61.6m, or ...

Tesla Model S loses top ranking from Consumer Reports

TSLA has a 1-year high price of $ 313.73 and 1-year low price of $178.19. Bernstein Initiates Coverage On the company's stock to Market Perform on 3/08/17 by setting a price targe...

FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

FCC chairman Ajit Pai's much-anticipated speech outlining next steps on net neutrality regulation drew immediate response from inside and outside the Beltway. We recognize that our...

Uber wants to launch 'flying cars' by 2020

Speaking on stage at conference in Dallas, Uber product chief Jeff Holden, who called flying cars "a natural next step" for Uber , said talks with Nasa and the Federal Aviat...

Triple talaq crippling lives of Muslim women: India PM Modi

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik explained that he would not be meeting the PM because he was visiting the state for "political work". "We should take lessons from the prime ministe...

Unilever's first quarter sales top expectations

Unilever, who also owns Hellmann's mayo, rejected a surprise $143B takeover proposal from Kraft Heinz a couple of months ago citing "cultural differences". Distiller Pernod Ric...

United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

Also this week, United Airlines and Chicago airport officials missed a deadline for answering questions from by key US senators about the dragging incident aboard a United Express...

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York Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case

York Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case

Detective Sergeant Thai Truong of the human trafficking team said no girls were injured in the operation of online sexual services for girls aged 13-16. "Lol im 16 mr...i still hav...

Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

WS Atkins shares were up 4.8% on Friday at 2,078.00 pence. It will acquire WS Atkins stock for 20.80 pounds per share in cash, subject to approval by shareholders, regulatory ...

OPEC slashes output in March, expects shale comeback

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says Nigeria oil production is yet to climb to two million barrels per day. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude fu...

Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Trump is turning his attention to financial reform again as a top House Republican this week unveiled the latest version of legislation to replace Dodd-Frank, which was enacted in ...

$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

His bills would increase the base price for all tobacco products; lower the number of tobacco retailers via attrition; create retail licenses for e-cigs and cap the number of outle...