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Dow futures leap 115 points on Caterpillar earnings

Shares of 3M gained 2.5 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 9 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,848. It measures the daily stock price movements of 30 large, publicly-owned US companies. The S&P 500 jumped 1.2 percent, its biggest daily percen...

Govt to raise Rs. 10312 crore from the market: Jaitley

The government has made a decision to give Rs 8,800 crore to the SBI, Rs 5,375 crore to Bank fo Baroda, Rs 4,865 crore to Canara Bank and Rs 4,524 crore to Union Bank among various other PSBs. Banks had until March 2017 to clean up their books to be ...

International Monetary Fund improves economic growth forecast for CIS countries

It says the growth momentum is expected to carry into 2018 and 2019, and it has revised upwards its global growth forecasts by 0.2 percentage points for both years, from 3.7% to 3.9%. According to the report, which was released in Davos on Monday, wo...

McIlroy is happy with display in comeback round

The four-time major victor called an early end to his winless campaign - just the second of his professional career - in October, but reaped the rewards of some hard work over the winter with an opening three-under 69. "But I'm obviously delighted wi...

Finally KQ to fly Nairobi-New York direct

He said the flights will see Kenya Airways employ more pilots and more crew to facilitate the functionality of the new flight route launched. The flight will depart every day from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport hub in Nairobi at 23:25 arriving...

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 website and mobile app Wednesday. "This is the minimum requirement of an...

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 , including a auto passenger who died after a vehicle on Thursday could...

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, while gas prices are a penny less than the national average in MA.

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 over some northern parts of the Sunshine State, as well as southern Geor...

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. Google said he had perpetuated gender stereotypes and fired him in Aug...

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 Industrivarden. The value of the transaction was not revealed. It also owns the com...

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. While Obama tops the Most Admired Men list, Hillary Clinton has topped t...

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 drastically on most exchanges to around $3,500 (it had previously bee...

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 come together to raise thousands more towards The Salvation Army Kettle ...

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 Palihapitiya, who left his role as VP for user growth in 2011, said: The...

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 can watch beans being roasted, sample high-end brews and use a Starbucks...

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 600,000 drivers in the pool had their names and license details expos...

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 made by Nehru, Indira Gandhi", Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewal...

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 associate director of the Homeland Security Investigations division.

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 benefiting equally from this growth. Nebraska's unemployment rate in October w...

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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...

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'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...

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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...

Sprint is including free Hulu with its unlimited plan starting November 17th

Sprint is including free Hulu with its unlimited plan starting November 17th

Customer will get access to the Limited Commercials plan offered by Hulu ( CMCSA +0.5%, DIS +0.5%, FOX -0.8%, FOXA -1.1%, TWX ). The deal will help Sprint try to keep p...

Best Buy launches hundreds of Black Friday deals early

Best Buy launches hundreds of Black Friday deals early

The catalog has added online and mobile features, such as creating online lists from the Wish Book. However, store openings are optional on Thanksgiving - so some retailers may n...