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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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Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

DEFENDING champion Oracle Team USA clawed its way back into the America's Cup on Saturday with a much-needed win over Emirates Team New Zealand to reduce its deficit to 1-4 i...

Trump organization ends management of Toronto tower

Trump Hotels and JCF Capital, which has owned the building since late 2016, announced Tuesday that they were ending their contract. The building and another one elsewhere in Van...

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

He was near death when he arrived at the hospital and remained in critical condition into this week. Doctors say Congressman Scalise is in fair condition and is in the pro...

Hedge fund star Dan Loeb bets $3.5 billion on Nestle

It said in the letter that it has already had productive conversations with Nestle management. Food companies are under pressure to reduce costs, after Kraft Heinz Co.'s unsucc...

Altice USA Prices Offering at $30 Per Share

The IPO is part of a USA offensive by Drahi and Altice, which operates cable and broadband in 21 U.S. states and competes against American rivals such as Verizon and Comcast....

Biggest US banks clear first hurdle in Fed's annual stress tests

Overall, officials found that in the most severe scenario, companies would have suffered about US$383 billion in losses on loans. Passing the stress test does not necessarily mean ...

Millions of detailed voter records found unprotected on the internet

A California-based cybersecurity firm found a database of almost 200 million American voters - along with their preferences and modeling data - left unsecured on an Amazon c...

Uber board member apologies for remark about talkative women

After fellow board member Arianna Huffington said the presence of a woman on the board was likely to attract other females, Bonderman remarked that it actually meant "more talkin...

Uber Board Said To Be Considering Leave Of Absence For Kalanick

The board met on Sunday to talk about changes regarding the company's management structure. An Uber spokesman had no comment. By taking on entrenched taxi companies and regul...

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

ETP maintains it didn't intentionally do anything wrong in either case. Regulators decided during a Wednesday meeting to hold hearings in either July or August. "This pipeline b...

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British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

LABOUR will create one million decent jobs and build an economy where the whole country shares its wealth, Jeremy Corbyn pledged yesterday. Corbyn is a far-left politician with pro...

United States unemployment rate dips to 4.3 percent

This also suggests that the jobs market is fairly tight right now and that employers are not feeling pressure to increase either wages or the workweek significantly in order to pre...

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Through two games in the Stanley Cup Final, Rinne and the Nashville Predators' first trip to the Final, Pekka has been the reason the Predators have lost two straight for the ...

China will stick to Paris climate deal

That's what the top House Democrat is calling President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the USA from a historic climate agreement. The US administration under Trump ...

Schapelle Corby arrives in Australia after last-minute flight change to avoid media

Schapelle Corby arrives in Australia after last-minute flight change to avoid media

She was taken in a convoy from her Bali villa to the airport, to catch a flight to Brisbane . " Schapelle Corby's name has been famous for 12 or 13 years, she's a brand, ther...