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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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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...