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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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U.S. economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

Quarterly growth, however, can vary widely from the annual average; GDP growth exceeded 3 percent in five quarters since mid-2013, but the overall growth rate each year was ultimat...

LEADING OFF: Astros play 'home' game, KC nears futility mark

Despite a published report that indicated a decision on the Mets series was final, Ryan stopped short of announcing the Astros' plans past the Rangers series. "We had agreed ...

Jailing of Samsung heir raises questions over company's outlook

This week, Samsung's billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong sentenced to five years in prison for bribery. In return, they were promised of government support in the merger of ...

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Donald Trump has threatened to cancel NAFTA less than one week into the renegotiation of the trade agreement, providing an early indication that the upcoming talks might occur un...

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade could reunite with Cavaliers

Earlier in the offseason, Wade opted in to the final year of his contract with the Bulls and is set to collect almost $24 million. Friedell says those players didn't appreciate ...

Total to Buy Maersk's Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion

The Maersk assets will boost the French giant's business in the North Sea, adding to deals earlier this year that expanded its presence in Uganda and Brazil . In addition, the...

Watch Secret Superstar first song Main Kaun Hoon

Main Kaun Hoon is her first song, which garners her much appreciation for her voice. The song was launched in the presence of Aamir Khan along with director Advait Chandan and...

Flag mistake: Foreign Ministry extends apology to Indonesian government, people

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo also called for an apology but cautioned against exaggerating the incident. Indonesia's flag has a red stripe above a white stripe, but it was pr...

Sensex gains 70 points, Nifty regains 9900 mark

Other gainers were Reliance Industries at Rs 1,589.90 per piece up 1.46%, followed by Tata Steel at Rs 635.10 (0.85%), Bharti Airtel at Rs 409.70 per piece (0.75%), Dr Reddy'...

US July retail sales volumes jump past forecasts

Internet-driven purchases probably received a boost from the spike in online shopping tied to Amazon.com's Prime Day event. Wall Street shares ended Tuesday little changed, but t...

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Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

In a blog post on Target's corporate website, Valdez said Grand Junction will help Target offer product assembly, installation and other services. Rob: Our team is excited abou...

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota and Mazda will invest $1.6 billion to produce crossover models and Toyota's Corolla sedan in the United States starting 2021. On Friday (4 August), the Japanese auto...

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

The teen, a USA citizen, was accosted by a construction crew working nearby on the airfield. He was also reportedly taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Airport spoke...

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Therefore, the firm believes, irrespective of the potential M&A target, be it Charter, T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ: TMUS ), DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) or someone else, there...

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

It also announced a share buyback program of up to $2 billion, which is expected to be completed this year. "We have made an excellent start to 2017", Chief Executive Stuart G...