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Chelsea Clinton Has Some Questions For Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Hour after hour and speaker after speaker, Hillary Clinton has been extolled at the Democratic convention this week as a change-maker, an effective leader and a caring human being. "As a mom, what I found so disturbing were the thi...

Amazon Web Services booms as revenues hit $2.9bn in second quarter

What was the actual result? Revenue for Amazon Web Services (AWS), climbed 58.2% to $2.89bn, beating analysts' exceptions of $2.83bn. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share gro...

PIC in talks with SABMiller over improved offer by AB Inbev

The pound has collapsed in value versus the dollar since the June 23 vote, falling over 10% to 1.31 U.S. dollars. SABMiller said it would consult with shareholders before formally considering the revised offer. AB InBev, which has hedged to cover...

Apple Q3 2016 Earnings: iPhone Sales Down, Again

The report has also published an image of the iPhone 7 depicting various new features it comes with. IPhone 7 release dates have been surfacing around the world and it is being predicted that this premium device could be launched in September of the ...

Twitter on course for user growth

Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and nonrecurring costs, came to 13 cents per share. What's more, as Twitter continues to struggle, competitors Facebook Inc., Instagram and Snapchat have gained ground. For the full year, the team said ...

North Carolina governor on Trump: 'We need an outsider'

The crowd loudly applauded the reference to the law known as House Bill 2. "And if you have any questions, go to the Philadelphia convention where all the Democrats are!" he concluded, to thunderous cheers. She said she's from Peru and moved to the...

Jobless rate up for June

At the same time, the employment rate climbed to 62.3 percent in June from 59.6 percent in the prior month. (Unemployment up)... This according to the latest numbers . From June of previous year, however, city results are all over the map. Over th...

Parliament to vote on renewing Britain's nuclear arsenal

North Durham Labour MP Kevan Jones, a former defence minister, intervened in Mr Corbyn's speech, saying: "He, like me, stood in May 2015 on a party policy agreed at our conference. His Labour colleagues Jessica Morden, who represents Newport East, Bl...

RBNZ set to cut rates as it targets high currency, low inflation

The trade-weighted index was at 75.06, little changed from 74.97 yesterday and down from 76.01 a week ago. He said recent Reserve Bank statements had left the market with the mistaken impression the strong housing market could prevent interest ra...

Pokémon Go finally gets United Kingdom launch

The app has already topped the download chart for the Apple and Android devices, with experts suggesting the game could be the next marketing tool for retailers. And because the app is free, all you've got to do is follow the links and click inst...

Rates increasing for Californians enrolled in Covered California

Price increases for the average cost plan ranged from 5 percent in Washington state to 19 percent in Virginia, according to the Avalere study released last week. These improvements build on features already in place that ensure most outpatient se...

SoftBank agrees to buy Britain's ARM Holdings for £23.4bil: FT

A deal was expected to be announced later on Monday. ARM, which provides technology for the iPhone, is a major presence in mobile processing, with its processor and graphics technology used by Samsung, Huawei and Apple in their in-house designed mi...

Britain's new PM May fires Cameron's cabinet members

She promised a "bold new positive role" for Britain overseas and less "burning injustice" at home, drawing lessons from last month's bitter referendum and making a pitch for the centre-ground of politics where elections are traditionally won.

China crude imports lowest in five months

Chinese exports fell sharply in June amid weak demand and a raft of uncertainties facing the global economy. The U.S. move came with the Obama administration eager to demonstrate that it is taking a tough stance on enforcing global trade agreemen...

Attorney: Volkswagen believes some vehicles can be fixed

This week, Volkswagen announced it would buy back more than 450,000 cars equipped with its 2.0-liter turbodiesel 4-cylinder in the US after it likely determined it couldn't fix those cars while maintaining the original levels of performance.

Cruz to speak at GOP convention

While Cruz resisted criticizing Trump in the initial months of the GOP primary campaign, Cruz would eventually become one of Trump's fiercest rivals - and the last remaining legitimate challenge to Trump's campaign to win the Republican president...

Lyft Rolls Out Luxury Service In Limited Areas

In the fast-moving industry of ride-hailing services, bitter rivals Uber and Lyft seem to abide by a familiar business-world maxim: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Lyft will also be able to take advantage of far higher margins on the new rides. Ub...

Treasury bonds hit record lows - could mortgage rates follow?

The short term 15 year fixed rate mortgages have been listed at 2.875% and April of 3.044%. The average rate for a five-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) was 2.68%, down from 2.70%. "Mortgage Servicer Right-holding entitie...

Saving on Amazon leading up to 'Prime Day' on July 12

Amazon is offering a smaller selection of sales beginning July 5 and running throughout the week leading up to Prime Day . Amazon Prime Day 2016 will offer massive discounts on thousands of products throughout 12 July, and Amazon has announced t...

The luxury sedan that is also blindingly quick

And just to prove this, the new Panamera Turbo with the engine mentioned above, took on the Nurburgring and ended up breaking the record for luxury sedans. Each will use Porsche's eight-speed dual-clutch PDK transmission. Like other automakers,...

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"One Is To One": Mamata Banerjee's Template For 2019 General Elections

By the time she ended her rounds for the day, the Trinamool Congress chief said the Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav format could be replicated in many other states. "Delhi is a part of Ind...

Jaguar and Waymo announce self driving auto deal and driverless I-Pace

Companies planning to launch driverless car services generally supplement existing hardware on vehicles supplied by auto makers with their own self-driving technology. Waymo CEO ...

Nearly 100 jobs to go in Toys R Us distribution hub closure

Retail Group, and Party City Holdco Inc., which often open pop-up stores around the Halloween season and fill their stores with Halloween gear, toys and props. "I am very disappoin...

Powell marks start of Fed tenure with rate rise

There were no dissents to the vote to raise rates. Americans with credit card debt are especially vulnerable to rising interest rates. The central bank continues to project three r...

Amazon to buy Toys R Us?

Shoppers visiting the soon-to-close Toys R Us store in Johnson City may have been surprised to see signs indicating the business was hiring. In February began going-out-of-business...

Dog bound for Kansas ends up in Japan

The Kansas breeder said her French bulldog Tilley will get some extra hugs tonight. A flight attendant, anxious that the carrier did not fit under the seat, instructed the owners ...

Trump 'On the Same Wavelength' as Mike Pompeo on North Korea

Tillerson had visited Nigeria on the last leg of his official visits to Africa, and met President Muhammadu Buhari, during which they discussed issues of mutual interest to both c...

Fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter

The final statistics show that it took "the truth about six times as long as falsehood to reach 1500 people and 20 times as long as falsehood" to "cascade", or spread new inf...

Goldman CEO Blankfein to step down as soon as year-end

Lloyd Blankfein could step down as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) chief executive as soon as the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, swiveling the focu...

Allscripts Launches EHR-Integrated Lyft Transportation Service

The ride cost for the patients will be covered by the health care providers. With it, businesses can schedule rides for individuals. In the previous year alone, 3.6 million peop...

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United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United Airlines appears to have had a change of heart about its decision to replace quarterly employee bonuses with a lottery system . A new staff bonus reward program implemen...

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

That JPMorgan Chase & Co.is seemingly among the first banks Amazon has approached about the project is most likely no coincidence. Sie Soheili, a spokesman for Capital One, and...

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

CFIUS asked Qualcomm to delay the Broadcom takeover vote which was supposed to happen on Tuesday. Qualcomm's shares fell 4 percent in trading before the bell. "It is critic...

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

The S&P 500 lost 36.16 points, or 1.33 percent, to 2,677.67 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 92.45 points, or 1.27 percent, to 7,180.56. But stocks mounted a huge rebound, clawing ...

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Brent crude rose 20 cents to $67.51 per barrel and US West Texas Intermediate futures had climbed 41 cents as of 11:35 a.m. EST, with both contracts reaching their highest increa...