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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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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...