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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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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...