Iran frees Iranian-Canadian academic on humanitarian grounds: Qassemi

Iran's state-run news agency reported that Hoodfar had been freed from prison and flown out of the country. A prisoner swap in January between Iran and the US that freed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and three other Iranian-Americans in ex... More..

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by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Leading oil producers to discuss supply deal in bid to revive prices

Saudi Arabian officials are reportedly open to potential output cuts but only if Iran also participates. The delegation from Moscow only intends to join discussions after OPEC members reach a supply agree...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Curfew Lifted In Charlotte After Days Of Peaceful Protests

Charlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles to the ground. Police also released photos ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Dollar falls on comments from BOJ's Kuroda, US debate uncertainty

NEW YORK, Sept 26 The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen on Monday after comments from a top Bank of Japan (BOJ) official reinforced views that the central bank was unable to weaken the yen, while an impend...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Disney, Microsoft among possible Twitter suitors

In addition to recent reports that Salesforce and Google are interested in possibly buying the real-time news service, Disney is now said to be considering an acquisition bid as well. Disney is the latest hig...More..

Kinross Gold Corp.'s (KGC) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at RBC Capital Markets
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Kinross Gold Corp.'s (KGC) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at RBC Capital Markets

Three months ago analysts had a rating of 2.87 on the stock. Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) opened its last trading session at $4.23 and closed at $4.25 representing a downside of -2.82 Percent. Without...More..

U.S. voters to watch debates mulling 'risky' and 'scary' choices
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

U.S. voters to watch debates mulling 'risky' and 'scary' choices

The duel at Hofstra University could be the most watched debate in television history. With less than 50 days remaining until Election Day, polls have shown the race has been tightening in recent weeks, e...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Ryan Moore becomes US Ryder Cup captain Love's last pick

ET. The Americans went 10-1 in the Ryder Cup during that span. We've never been through this before. Known as a grinder, he won the 2007 Masters and then captured the 2015 British Open in a play-off for the mos...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Wells Fargo drops sales goals for retail bankers

He is the highest-ranking Wells Fargo executive to publicly speak about alleged misdeeds at the bank since the settlement was announced. Wells Fargo , the world's largest bank by market value, has been under...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Baltimore Police: 3 gunmen shoot, wound 8 in attack

Police said that none of the shootings were fatal. Three gunmen opened fire outside some rowhouses about 8:30pm, Baltimore Police commissioner Ken Davis told The Associated Press. He said those who shot the...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Oil up but off highs on output freeze talk

Brent crude futures were at US$46.53 per barrel, up 65 cents, or 1.42 per cent, from their last close, supported by an oil service worker strike in Norway that hit output in western Europe's biggest crude produ...More..

Swansea 15:00 Man City
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Swansea 15:00 Man City

Aguero's second of the game and 11th in six appearances this season came from the penalty spot in the 65th minute of a pulsating contest, which Raheem Sterling settled decisively with a breakaway goal 13 minute...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

North America beats Sweden in OT, needs help to advance

North America kept its early momentum and Trocheck made it 2-0 just 1:05 after Matthews' goal when he picked up a slap pass from Shayne Gostisbehere in the slot and backhanded it past Lundqvist. North Americ...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Rob Kardashian doesn't want stripper daughter

The latest episode, Rob and Chyna s01e03, airs Sunday, September 25 at 9 p.m. ET and fans of the couple's personal reality TV series are in for some serious drama. A few days ago, the rap veteran confirmed h...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Yields dip after Fed meeting

In its statement, the Fed said the "case for an increase in (short-term) rates has strengthened" but that the Fed "decided, for the time being, to wait for further evidence of continued progress toward its obje...More..

Fed keeps key rate unchanged but hints of coming hike
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Fed keeps key rate unchanged but hints of coming hike

A divided Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday, pressing ahead with its economic stimulus campaign for at least a few more weeks in the face of growing pressure to raise rat...More..

Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block

This time it seems like it might actually happen, and investors couldn't be happier. The sources said the company has received expressions of interest from several technology or media companies and may rece...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

New Video Hitting Trump's Statements About Women To Air in Battleground States

Trump has used is giving aid and comfort to our adversaries", she said. There are more than enough of them to decide whether experienced Democrat Hillary Clinton or entertaining Republican Donald Trump will b...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Global stocks rise after Fed holds off interest rate hike

Federal Reserve kept interest rates at a near-record low, but hinted a hike could come in December. "While the Federal Reserve held rates unchanged, the highly unusual 7-3 vote points to the depth of its po...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Gold rallies as doves drive Fed policy

Treasuries have gained 4.5 percent in 2016 as economic circumstances in the US and overseas caused the Fed to abandon plans to raise interest rates multiple times after liftoff from near zero in December. It ch...More..

Mylan CEO to give testimony on Capitol Hill
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Mylan CEO to give testimony on Capitol Hill

Mylan, whose tax address is in the Netherlands but which has corporate headquarters in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, said last month it would expand discount programs and launch a generic version of EpiPen for ...More..

Dairy prices reach highest level in 18 months
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Dairy prices reach highest level in 18 months

Fonterra is set to release its annual result on Thursday and market expectations are that the co-operative will report one of its biggest profits since its creation in 2001. Chairman of Fonterra John Wilson sai...More..

Obama-Bashing Hedge Fund Billionaire Accused Of Insider Trading
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Obama-Bashing Hedge Fund Billionaire Accused Of Insider Trading

The SEC said that seventeen months after the Elk City sale Omega received a subpoena related to the trading in Atlas Pipeline shares. The SEC alleged that Mr. According to the complaint, Cooperman referred to...More..

OECD slashes British growth forecast over Brexit
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

OECD slashes British growth forecast over Brexit

Mann said that while voters could easily see losses from increased trade in the form of job cuts, the gains - lower prices for goods and more choice - were less visible. Global growth has been revised down for ...More..

North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test, says Seoul
by | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test, says Seoul

North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time, South Korea's defence ministry said on Monday, just days after Pyongyang sparked worldwide condemnation with its fifth and most powerful test....More..

ICICI Pru Life's Rs6,000-crore IPO opens for subscription
by | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

ICICI Pru Life's Rs6,000-crore IPO opens for subscription

Currently, ICICI Bank holds 67.52 per cent while Prudential owns 25.83 per cent in India's largest private sector life insurer. Ahead of the IPO, ICICI Prudential has allocated over 4.89 crore shares at Rs 33...More..

Obama to lead nation in remembering those killed on 9/11
by | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Obama to lead nation in remembering those killed on 9/11

The anniversary was marked at Yankee Stadium on Sunday before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The first plane struck the north World Trade Center Tower at 8:46 a.m. The attack on the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m., 1...More..

by | Tuesday, September 20, 2016

CDC: Aerial spraying, naled helped curb Zika in Miami

US health officials said Monday they were ending their strongest warning to pregnant women to stay out of Miami's Wynwood arts district. State health officials in July said the trendy arts district north ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Pete Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA

Both the National Football League and NFLPA conducted independent reviews of the Seahawks' June 6 practice, where they deemed the organization violated the no live contact rule in the CBA. This is the third t...More..

by | Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hillary Clinton back on track as Trump goes shy on health

Lisa Bardack, chair of internal medicine at CareMount Medical in Mount Kisco, New York. Trump's running mate Mike Pence said he plans to release records from a recent physical examination Thursday. Clinton's ...More..

by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Obama Administration Demands 30 Percent Boost in Refugees

Obama is preparing to lead a United Nations summit on refugees next week. Refugees - who often wait more than 1 ½ years in camps before being resettled - undergo strict vetting by the Department of Homel...More..

Jio: Telecom giant Reliance sparks India price war
by | Sunday, September 18, 2016

Jio: Telecom giant Reliance sparks India price war

But now the richest man in India is hoping to change that with a plan to offer free 4G Internet to one billion people. Local dealers had acquired SIM cards in bulk and were selling these at a premium, as me...More..

US opens investigation into Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal
by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

US opens investigation into Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal

The fines sting Wells Fargo's corporate image far more painfully than they do the bank's bottom line, given the $22.8 billion in profits it earned past year. Employees "secretly opened unauthorized accounts t...More..

Keith Olbermann Calls Donald Trump Jr. An 'A**hole' For Making Holocaust Joke
by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Keith Olbermann Calls Donald Trump Jr. An 'A**hole' For Making Holocaust Joke

This is hardly the first time allegations of anti-Semitism have crept into the 2016 campaign. Trump had an appendectomy when he was 11 years old, but has not been hospitalized since, Bornstein wrote in the one...More..

by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Clinton Releases New Medical Information After Pneumonia Diagnosis

Clinton spent the first part of this week recuperating at her home in Chappaqua, New York, while her husband, former President Bill Clinton, filled in for her at campaign events. "So I think that the real quest...More..

Reliance Jio: Here Are the Unannounced 4G Prepaid Plans
by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Reliance Jio: Here Are the Unannounced 4G Prepaid Plans

The Reliance company's target is to expand its network services all over India and hold huge target customers national wide. A report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that Jio could corner around 22% of...More..

by | Friday, September 16, 2016

'Sully' lands at No. 1 in weekend win for director Eastwood

It surpassed its modest $10 million budget, but failed to meet both analyst expectations and the precedent set by last year's African-American thriller " The Perfect Guy ", which made $25.9 million on the same ...More..

Employers turn to workers to help slow health cost growth
by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Employers turn to workers to help slow health cost growth

These shifts effectively reduced the average premium increase by half a percentage point in each of the past two years, the analysis shows. Besides, Chairman Jason Furman and health economist Matt Fiedler sai...More..

by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Lochte feels 'hurt' after 'Dancing with the Stars' incident

They were wearing white T-shirts with Lochte's name crossed out in the centre. The protesters were apparently against the appearance of Lochte, an Olympic swimmer who made a bogus gunpoint robbery story dur...More..

Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fine
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fine

The product sales goals will be eliminated by January 1, the San Francisco-based bank said in a brief statement . It also fired 5,300 employees who had opened false accounts to meet the sales goals. There are ...More..

Real Madrid Dressing Room Reportedly in Chaos Again!
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Real Madrid Dressing Room Reportedly in Chaos Again!

Sporting Lisbon president Bruno De Carvalho has told Cristiano Ronaldo to end his career in Portugal - and not at Manchester United. Speaking to Marca ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash between t...More..

Asian stocks sink after Wall St tumbles on Fed rate jitters
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Asian stocks sink after Wall St tumbles on Fed rate jitters

Asian shares tumbled on Monday after a sharply lower finish for major US indexes on Friday amid concerns central banks will become less accomodative. On the data front, Japan's July core machinery orders rose...More..

by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Dakota Access CEO: Company committed to finishing project

Stein posted an image of herself on social media Wednesday spray-painting construction equipment at the site. Hall, a protest organizer with the Red Warrior Camp , was arrested Friday afternoon after pol...More..

Linkedin Goes 'Lite' To Expand Into Indian Market
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Linkedin Goes 'Lite' To Expand Into Indian Market

The duo talked about areas LinkedIn and India could work together, besides exploring opportunities to expand in India, Weiner told CNBC-TV18. Several firms such as Facebook and Flipkart have already launched...More..

by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Black Lives Matter Protesters Chain Themselves Together On London City Airport Runway

Black Lives Matter activist organization announced in a press release that: "This action was held to highlight the environmental impact of Britain on people of color, both locally and globally". EST Monday) ...More..

Chevy boosts range of all-new Bolt electric vehicle to 238 miles
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Chevy boosts range of all-new Bolt electric vehicle to 238 miles

Whether or not the Bolt's range can jump start America's interest in electric cars, remains to be seen. Every EV has a driving range that varies significantly in the real world thanks to terrain and temperature...More..

AG settles with toy companies accused of violating law protecting children's privacy
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

AG settles with toy companies accused of violating law protecting children's privacy

Now undercover grown-ups with the New York Attorney General's office have been on those websites for Operation Child Tracker. Some of nation's most popular kids' websites on Tuesday agreed to a $835,000 set...More..

by | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

NFL to review Panthers' medical handling of Newton hit

No flag was thrown. He went 7 for 15 the rest of the game after starting 11 for 18 and leading the Panthers to a 17-7 halftime lead. Despite being slow to get up after the hit - which resulted in a roughing-t...More..

ESPN to bring College GameDay show to Louisville next week
by | Monday, September 12, 2016

ESPN to bring College GameDay show to Louisville next week

The question now turns to if the presence of the national spotlight could serve to reinvigorate Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. "I know our fans will embrace all of the pageantry surrounding Saturday'sevent and c...More..

Up to NEB to fix Energy East concerns: Carr
by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

Up to NEB to fix Energy East concerns: Carr

Media reports revealed that vice-chair Lynne Mercier and board member Jacques Gauthier met privately with former Quebec premier Jean Charest, a paid consultant for TransCanada Corporation at the time. The Liber...More..