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UPS orders 14 Boeing 747 jumbo jets to carry air freight

Officials from Boeing and global logistics provider UPS have announced an order for 14 747-8 freighters. The UPS order nearly doubles the official backlog for the widebody freighter, extending production at current rates by more than two years...

Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land

By midnight Thursday some of the more dedicated opponents of the pipeline had already sneaked through police lines and relit fires near the site. At least two cars were also burned. "Those people are there for a reason and that sense of objective i...

Caterpillar Says Sales Woes Could Linger

On the company's financial health, Caterpillar reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.13 according to the earnings call on Jul 26, 2016. That was a plunge from 2015's third-quarter profit of $559 million, ...

Nina Pham Settles Ebola Lawsuit With Texas Health

With Pham's lawsuit settled, Texas Health Resources' legal attentions turn to a lawsuit filed earlier this month by Coming Attractions, an OH bridal shop. As a result, Pham did not cover her hair or neck as she began treating Duncan. After Dunc...

Ratan Tata re-instated as interim Chairman, Cyrus Mistry removed

On performance front, at first glance, Cyrus Mistry' performance does not seem to be particularly bad. Also, there were no significant achievements to its name, indicating that the conglomerate was more interested on resting on its laurels rather tha...

Modi breaks silence, denounces triple talaq

Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Uniform Civil Code and alleging that his cries for rights of Muslim women are hollow, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday sought justice for Guj...

Confirmed Starting XIs: Chelsea v Manchester United

Mourinho won Chelsea's first league title in 50 years in his first spell with the club and then retained it the following year, while in his second spell he was sacked for leaving the club one point above the relegation zone in December, despite winn...

Evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize despite lull

Russian Federation believes there are as many as 6,000 rebels in eastern Aleppo, and only 1,000 are from Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the organisation that has been labelled a terrorist group by Russian Federation and the US. "This is shameful, and it is no...

United Kingdom lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit talks

Fears that Britain will give up full access to the EU's single market in order to impose maximum control on its borders a scenario known as "hard Brexit" - drove sterling to a 31-year low last week. He attacked the prime minister for trying to ple...

British American Tobacco offers to buy Reynolds in $47B deal

The US company's shareholders are being offered US$24.13 in cash and 0.5502 BATS shares for each of their shares. Reynolds , the maker of cigarette brands like Newport and Camel, confirmed on Friday that it had received a non-binding proposal fr...

Crown shares dive as China detains high-roller chief

Under Chinese law, those suspected of criminal offences can be detained up to 28 days without formal charges laid, and without family visitation. Gambling is considered illegal in the Chinese mainland, while Macau remains as the only city in the co...

Australia looks into Crown Resorts staff detained in China

If 100% of direct business from China disappeared and was not replaced with junket business, CLSA estimates Crown earnings would fall about 6% and about 10% after tax. The detained group is said to include several senior Australian executives, arre...

China's Sept crude imports rise 18 pct to daily record

Looking ahead, the world's largest trader in goods faces headwinds due to "downside risks stemming from the USA election" and Britain's European Union exit, the ANZ analysts said. The stock shed 84 cents, or 5 percent, to 15.81. Longtime executive ...

MTSU Poll: Tenn. voters prefer Trump, but believe Clinton will win

When Eric attempted to pivot, casting Clinton's public service career against Trump's work as a businessman, Bash interjected . Tim Kaine sparred over Donald's refusal to release his tax returns, as well as revelations that the real-estate magnat...

LeBron James slams Donald Trump's 'locker room talk' defense

The list is growing each day with interviews, tweets and comments from athletes who wholeheartedly disagree with Trump's notion that his remarks represented "locker room" talk. He also disagreed with O'Reilly on developing a strategy for winning ba...

UK 'facing £18bn divorce bill for Brexit'

Mr Clarke said the Prime Minister had not made a good start by announcing Brexit policies, such as when Article 50 would be triggered, during the party conference "without a word of debate in this House of Commons". "To all who believe in it, I propo...

Revenue Estimates Analysis: Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR)

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) announced that it will host an analyst conference call and webcast at 11 a.m. ET on Friday, October 28, 2016 to review its third quarter 2016 financial results. During the same period past year, the firm e...

IMF chief gives Deutsche Bank some tough advice

Germany´s financial watchdog has found no evidence to date that Deutsche Bank violated money laundering rules in Russian Federation, people close to matter said on Thursday, possibly relieving one headache for the country´s biggest bank. Please Wai...

Russia accuses US of siding with 'terrorists' in Syria

The Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation "bear special responsibility for ending the fighting in Syria", the two leaders agreed, strongly condemning the strikes in eastern Aleppo, an area they said is "populated with hundreds of thousand...

Facebook UK tax credit leads to questions about tax avoidance

Following sustained criticism of its 2014 accounts , Facebook said in March this year that it would no longer route advertising sales through Ireland for its largest advertisers. Globally, Facebook made profits of $3.7 billion (£2.9 billion) i...

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U.S. growth hits 3-year low at 0.7% in Trump's 1st quarter

The slow-down in real GDP in the first quarter reflected a decrease in personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment and in state and local government spending. "...

Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

United Airlines and lawyers for the passenger seen on video being dragged from a United airliner in Chicago say the man has reached "an amicable settlement " with the airline. Wh...

Twitter has plans for 24/7 live streaming

Earlier this month, Twitter lost a bidding war to Amazon for the streaming rights of Thursday Night NFL games. For instance, the National Football League package got about 3.5 mil...

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Twitter's revenue , however, fell 7.8 per cent to $548.3 million (€503.6m) in the first quarter, its first drop since its initial public offering. Net loss narrowed to $61.6m, or ...

Tesla Model S loses top ranking from Consumer Reports

TSLA has a 1-year high price of $ 313.73 and 1-year low price of $178.19. Bernstein Initiates Coverage On the company's stock to Market Perform on 3/08/17 by setting a price targe...

FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

FCC chairman Ajit Pai's much-anticipated speech outlining next steps on net neutrality regulation drew immediate response from inside and outside the Beltway. We recognize that our...

Uber wants to launch 'flying cars' by 2020

Speaking on stage at conference in Dallas, Uber product chief Jeff Holden, who called flying cars "a natural next step" for Uber , said talks with Nasa and the Federal Aviat...

Triple talaq crippling lives of Muslim women: India PM Modi

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik explained that he would not be meeting the PM because he was visiting the state for "political work". "We should take lessons from the prime ministe...

Unilever's first quarter sales top expectations

Unilever, who also owns Hellmann's mayo, rejected a surprise $143B takeover proposal from Kraft Heinz a couple of months ago citing "cultural differences". Distiller Pernod Ric...

United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

Also this week, United Airlines and Chicago airport officials missed a deadline for answering questions from by key US senators about the dragging incident aboard a United Express...

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York Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case

York Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case

Detective Sergeant Thai Truong of the human trafficking team said no girls were injured in the operation of online sexual services for girls aged 13-16. "Lol im 16 mr...i still hav...

Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

WS Atkins shares were up 4.8% on Friday at 2,078.00 pence. It will acquire WS Atkins stock for 20.80 pounds per share in cash, subject to approval by shareholders, regulatory ...

OPEC slashes output in March, expects shale comeback

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says Nigeria oil production is yet to climb to two million barrels per day. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude fu...

Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Trump is turning his attention to financial reform again as a top House Republican this week unveiled the latest version of legislation to replace Dodd-Frank, which was enacted in ...

$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

His bills would increase the base price for all tobacco products; lower the number of tobacco retailers via attrition; create retail licenses for e-cigs and cap the number of outle...