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Truck bomb explodes near Somali presidential palace

Police believe that the hotel, the SYL, was likely al-Shabaab's target. The bomb exploded during a morning traffic jam in the capital, said Captain Mohamed Hussein, a senior police officer. "So far two hotels opposite the palace are partially destr...

Campaign's rising rent at Trump Tower came as space expanded

TRUMP: From the start, the brash billionaire's campaign has been rooted in the promise of a dramatically different approach to immigration. At a rally in Akron, Ohio, on Monday night, Trump reiterated his pledge to build a wall on the U.S.

Rajnath Singh in Kashmir to hold talks with stakeholders

Besides the 66 dead, several thousand others have been injured in the clashes that began on July 9, a day after Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kokernag area of south Kashmir's Anantnag distr...

Best Buy (BBY) Stock Higher, Expanding Virtual Reality Products

In other Best Buy news, CEO Hubert Joly sold 398,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 2nd. For online sales, it's shipping goods from all of its stores, which means speedier deliveries. Best Buy also forecast reve...

Tesla (TSLA) Stock Up, Wins Approval for $2.6 Billion SolarCity Deal

Tesla's Innovations are transforming the world of Automobile industry, says Forbes, as it ranks Elon Musk's company at the top in the Global list of most Innovative companies. Lyndon Rive is the seventh-biggest shareholder and his brother is the eig...

Bleak days for textile major Welspun India; market reacts sharp

One of Target's vendors, Welspun Global Brands (Welspun), was one of the producers of Egyptian Cotton 500-thread count sheets under the Fieldcrest label for Target , the U.S. Part of a roughly US$3 billion (RM12.06 billion) conglomerate headed by Ba...

Thousands of Dead Fish Found Floating in NJ Waters

Locals say that the fish aren't just cluttering up the marina and making it hard for boat owners to go about their days. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection officials told the station that the 3- to 4-inch fish known as the peanut b...

AstraZeneca to sell molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer

The deal is especially noteworthy considering how AstraZeneca warded off Pfizer's $120 billion takeover attempt two years ago. The AstraZeneca agreement comes after Pfizer earlier this week announced an agreement to buy Medivation Inc.in a ...

In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

Inslee's proclamation directs state agencies to do everything reasonably possible to assist local governments in responding and recovering from fires. It is not threatening any homes. Warm, windy weather has led the biggest wildfire in Yellowstone ...

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting

Advertisment Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, tracking world markets, as investors await further clues on whether the U.S. As of 9 a.m. on August 23, the Fed Fund futures predict an 18% probabil...

Speedo USA, Ralph Lauren drop Lochte after Rio incident

All four are subject to an International Olympic Commission investigation into their conduct and Lochte has now been hit financially as well. Likewise, Airweave - which provided mattresses for Team USA in Rio - said its agreement with Lochte was ...

RMT's five-day strike on Southern starts

The RMT union called the strike to protest against plans to downgrade the role of the conductor on Southern Rail trains, causing cancellations across the network. Under the new plans, the drivers will shut the doors using new technology and the con...

What's next from J.K. Rowling? Three new Hogwarts e-books

The announcement was made yesterday on Rowling's site Pottermore and the eBooks are coming next month! The theme of the books is Hogwarts and will follow three of your favourite characters from the HP series. Pottermore Presents will be a collect...

What role is Roger Ailes playing in Donald Trump's campaign?

BuzzFeed reported that during a meeting on Saturday with his newly formed Hispanic advisory council, Trump hinted he is interested in devising a "humane and efficient" means of dealing with immigrants now living in the country illegally. "He's chall...

US stocks close modestly lower as oil slumps

At 12:30 p.m. ET (1630 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 30.12 points, or 0.16 percent, at 18,502.93. The Standard & Poor's 500 is down 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,182. The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond rose to 1.57%. Alibab...

Urjit Patel is the next RBI chief

Speculation over who will head the Reserve Bank of India after present governor Raghuram Rajan ends his term on 4 September has ended with the finance ministry appointing deputy governor and eminent economist Urgit Pater as the new governor.

Weekly US crude inventories fall by 2.5 million barrels

Oil prices rose on Thursday for a sixth straight day, with Brent crude rising above $50 for the first time in six weeks as the world's biggest producers prepared to discuss a possible freeze in production levels. In US oil markets, prices were pushed...

Macy's plans to close 100 stores, fate of local ones unknown

There is a Macy's store at the Shops at Nanuet on Route 59 and also at the Palisades Center in West Nyack. It's all part of a big change for retail: Oodles of other big-name brands, from Sports Authority to Ralph Lauren, have also closed locatio...

The woman tapped to help save Trump's campaign

Paul Manafort , the Trump campaign chairman who in recent days has come under scrutiny for his links to the pro-Russia former president of Ukraine, will remain in his current role. In addition, both Trump and Bannon have "trafficked in deranged consp...

Cisco planning to lay off thousands of workers

Savings from up to 5,500 job cuts would be reinvested into key growth areas, Cisco said. No details were immediately given as to how many jobs the San Jose-based company plans on shedding in the Bay Area. It will be the largest loss of jobs in th...

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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...