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New York to probe Mylan EpiPen contracts for schools

The EpiPen is filled with epinephrine, and is used in emergencies to treat severe allergic reactions to insect bites and foods like nuts that can lead to anaphylactic shock. called before Congress this year. But it did issue a statement that its pr...

An emotional Bill Clinton eyes possible exit from foundation

Bill Clinton has promised that if Hillary wins the presidency, the Clinton Foundation would no longer accept foreign or corporate money and that he would resign from the board. Biden said after being asked by an NBC News reporter whether the founda...

Delta shares gyrate after big revenue drop, in part from computer outage

Delta attributed that drop to steep domestic competition from US low-priced carriers, like Spirit and Frontier airlines, that pull away price-sensitive customers. Delta's CEO, Ed Bastia, talked about recovery efforts, "We are grateful to our customer...

Trade dispute, policy divisions hang over Trudeau trip to China

AIIB president Jin Liqun welcomed Canada's decision, which he said "shows its confidence in the strong foundations the bank has built in our first few months". Negotiating teams from the two countries were now meeting in Beijing, Canada's Trade Minis...

Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup victory

Chris Buescher of Front Row Motorsports is in solid position to earn a Chase berth. "For the second time this has happened here". Today, in "is someone cutting onions nearby?" news, Kyle Larson opted to dedicate his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win ...

Feds roll out exemption process for new drone rule

For years, American businesses have been clamoring for the government to roll out a set of regulations for drone technology so that the companies can legally start using them for everything from agriculture to filmmaking to delivering packages.

MS community grieves over loss of nuns

Authorities arrived at the home, saw evidence of a break-in and found two bodies, she said. The nuns worked as nurses at the Lexington Medical Clinic, where Dew was the office manager. Abboud said the clinic provided about 25 percent of all the medic...

You can stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook

Two years after being acquired by Facebook, the messaging service WhatsApp said it will coordinate more with its parent company to make it easier for businesses to communicate with its users. Its policy on encrypted messages would also remain the...

Fed's Mester: Makes sense for US to start raising rates

It last raised rates from near-zero levels in December in its first hike in almost a decade. Also on Thursday, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said that he believes, "the case for removing accommodation is strengthening". Many of these issues, ...

Tropical wave in Caribbean showing signs of strengthening

Atlantic hurricane season is underway, and this season's seventh tropical storm, Gaston , is gaining strength off the far eastern Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center on Tuesday dispatched a reconnaissance plane out over the Atlantic to inves...

Amy Schumer is a 'classic' introvert

Schumer is known for her candor, but even for her, this level of honesty is surprising (good thing she already got her Vogue cover). "It's not me and I don't like it", the comedian told Stern, adding that she left the party "earlier than I should h...

Buzzing Stock: DaVita healthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA)

Foster Dykema Cabot & Co Inc who had been investing in Davita Healthcare Partners Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.63B market cap company. The firm lifted its rating on DVA from Neutral to Outperform. You find that...

Gujarat House passes GST Bill

The Government of Odisha is in favour of the GST, he pointed out. Chief Minister Raman Singh has said that Chhattisgarh has no objection to the GST provided the Centre's compensation on loss due to the phasing out of central sales tax , is given o...

Is This The World's Largest Pearl?

Unaware of the massive gem's value, he kept it as a good luck charm until a fire in his home forced him to move and he made a decision to take the pearl to the tourism office in remote Puerto Princesca. The gem was shown off to the public today. J...

Rio Olympics: USA's Galen Rupp wins bronze in men's marathon

Brazil finished with a flourish as they beat Italy 3-0 to win the men's title in volleyball, one of the country's most popular sports, a day after Neymar guided the hosts to football gold . He's just setting off on his marathon career, which is sure...

Pre-production halted on Mission: Impossible 6 due to contractual disputes

The trade mentions that Paramount is hoping Cruise and some of the movie's other producers will trim their fees, though they've also heard that the actor is hoping for a raise rather than the same amount he made for the previous instalment.

PV Sindhu storms into badminton Olympics final, assured a medal

In the semi-finals, Sindhu will face Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. World No.10 Sindhu registered a 21-19, 21-10 triumph in the semi-finals over world No.6 Okuhara to become the first Indian shuttler to enter the final of the Olympics. The first Indian i...

British unemployment claims fall after Brexit vote

The UK's unemployment rate remained at 4.9%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said . 'Growth was largely driven by department stores but also by spending on clothing which probably received a boost from the unusually warm weather in July, ...

Manchester placed ahead of London in annual global liveability rankings

In the other main index, the Mercer Quality of Living Index, Auckland has held the third spot for the past four years. Canada and Australia both scored top marks for healthcare and education, helping their cities climb to the top. Other cities where ...

Aetna to leave 11 of 15 state ACA exchanges

It now only sells in Maricopa County but had planned to expand to Pinal County. Aetna's announcement comes on the heels of an announcement by Anthem that, in a reversal of expectations, it's was now projecting mid-single digit losses on the indiv...

United States routs China in men's basketball

Holdovers Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant are the only returning players from the 2012 gold medal winning squad, while China counters with former NBA player Yi Jianlian and Zhou Qi, a second round pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. Team is set to play ...

Alibaba is now a mobile majority business

Mobile revenue grew 119 percent to 17.51 billion yuan (US$2.64 billion) and accounted for 75 percent of the company's total domestic retail marketplaces intake. "The business diversification in digital entertainment and cloud is icing on the cake". ...

Record-high corn and soybean production in 2016

INTL FCStone estimated the corn crop at 15.146 billion bushels on yields averaging 175 bu./acre. Ending stocks for the 2016 crops were raised with corn at 2.41 billion bushels from July's 2.08 billion and soybeans went to 330 million from 290 milli...

Tesla reaches deal to acquire SolarCity

A majority of each company's independent shareholders must also vote to approve the acquisition, which Tesla expects to close in the fourth quarter. Tesla said it needed to obtain "regulatory approval and meet other closing conditions" before the t...

Alibaba cloud computing arm to help foreign tech firms enter China

SAP - As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. The platform brings together SaaS developers and various business partners on a single platform. The help offered by Alibaba wo...

CCMA steps in to defuse Eskom wage dispute

The union is set to meet with Eskom at 10:00. "Eskom has placed the Koeberg power station manager and the plant manager on precautionary suspension as a result of the distribution of documentation containing unauthorised facts and assumptions relat...

Delta systems still not totally up and running

Delta also extended a travel-waiver policy to help stranded passengers rearrange their travel plans. The world's largest airline attempted to get back on schedule Wednesday after a two-day outage caused trouble for flights around the globe, but th...

'He Just Flat Out Lied'

Christie cut ties with Stepien in January 2014 after a almost two-hour news conference in which he apologized for the lane closures but denied any knowledge of them or a cover-up. "And if emails are found with the subpoena of (campaign) emails are un...

Tesla Motors discloses $1.1 bln in cash needs

Tesla Motors needs more money for covering the disclose in $1.1 bln in the third-quarter 2016. Chief Executive Elon Musk earlier this week had repeated a projection that if the deal is consummated, the combined Tesla-SolarCity could require a "sma...

No more free TV from Hulu, but Yahoo is here to help

Time Warner, Comcast, 21st Century Fox, and Disney are also Hulu investors. Hulu Senior VP Ben Smith said that Hulu was considering to launch the subscription service from the past many years. So if you can still access the free services,...

Vail Resorts strikes $1.4-billion deal to buy Canada's Whistler Blackcomb

It gained control of Park City in Utah in March a year ago, combining it with neighbouring Canyons resort to create the biggest ski area in the United States (7,300 acres of terrain). Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains connected by...

Pay up by 10 per cent for Britain's top bosses in 2015

In contrast to the pay packages awarded to their executives, only a quarter of the 100 FTSE 100 companies are accredited by the Living Wage Foundation for paying the living wage to all their UK-based staff. A recent CIPD study showed that 59 per ce...

Stocks rally, pound drops as Bank of England backs stimulus

US stocks are mostly higher Thursday as the market continues the small moves it's made in the last few weeks. The Bank of England is trying to counter the shock of Britain's vote to leave the European Union in late June. A new scheme to provide £10...

Greek swimmer tests positive in Olympic Games anti-doping control

The confirmation of Mr. Sozykin's eligibility has been communicated to the Russian Olympic Committee and Russian Yachting Federation. Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6: Eight more Russian athletes were allowed to take part in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeir...

DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Snap 7-Day Skid

In Friday's trading the Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.1 percent to 5,220.97 at 11:27 a.m.in NY, just above its record of 5,218.86, after rising has high as 5,224.77. Apple Inc (AAPL.O) rose 1.8%, providing the biggest boost to the three main indexes....

New law in Texas allows students to carry 'concealed guns' on campus

But overshadowing the anniversary of the August 1, 1966 tower shooting is the start of this law; to allow more guns in more places at public universities. The concealed carry law only applies to universities ... for now. The law does not take effect ...

Microsoft lays off another 2850 in phones, sales

Back in 2013, Microsoft announced that it would acquire Nokia's smartphone division for $7.2 billion, after a two year-long partnership between the two companies in which Nokia had to sell Windows smartphones exclusively. "Businesses everywhere a...

Deutsche Bank Indicates Potential 4.48% Increase In Shares Of Nextera Energy, Inc

NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE: NEE ) mean estimate for revenue for the ongoing quarter ending Jun 16 is $4.33B by 6 analysts. NextEra will pay Hawaiian Electric a $90 million breakup fee and as much as $5 million for expenses related to the failed take...

Fox News chief negotiating exit from network

Carlson became aware that her career with the network was likely over and conveniently began to pursue a lawsuit". Ailes's attorney, Susan Estrich, told The New York Times Ailes is in advanced stages of discussions about his departure as chairman o...

Alabama suspends Taylor indefinitely following DUI arrest

In the 2015 National Championship season, Taylor and the Alabama O-line won the Joe Moore Award , which is given to the "most outstanding offensive line unit" in the nation. Cam Robinson, one of the top top offensive tackles in the country this se...

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Tit-for-tat tariffs by U.S., China go into effect

On Monday, the Chinese government accused the Trump administration in a report of "trade bullyism" and of preaching " economic hegemony ". Rob Carnell, ING's chief Asia economist...

No more phoney war after Trump's attack

Sohn said he thinks that China will retaliate against every USA tariff and that the back-and-forth sparring will escalate until the U.S.is taxing all Chinese imports - $524 billio...

Fox Business' Charles Gasparino Calls Out Trump's GDP Lie

Gasparino responded with a mix of snark and anger. Listening to Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett discuss the effects of the Trump administration's tax, regul...

China's exports, imports slowed sharply in August

If the administration follows through with this latest round, tariffs would apply to a total of $517 billion of imports from China. The US imported $505 billion in goods from China...

U.S. police arrest China shopping giant's CEO over misconduct claims

Elder declined to provide details about the allegations but said authorities are not overly concerned about Liu leaving the country. But, contrary to the company's statement ,...

NAFTA breakthrough seems imminent after fractious talks

He announced the progress from the Oval Office, with Mexican president Pena Nieto joining in on speakerphone. United States and Mexican negotiators have been working for weeks t...

Verizon lifts data speed caps for first responders

This was right in the middle of the department's response to a wildfire, said department chief Anthony Bowden, in an official declaration. The revelations, which were first repor...

Manhattan DA Considering Criminal Charges Against Trump Organization: NY Times

On Tuesday, Cohen pleaded guilty to eight felonies, including two counts related to hush money to women who alleged affairs with Trump. Two executives at American Media Inc, wh...

U.S. Stocks Rise as Trade Angst Ebbs; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Monday he was maintaining his expectation for one more interest rate hike this year, as trade tensions and worldwide events add so...

Turkey Will Respond If Us Imposes More Sanctions: Minister

Turkey's battered lira weakened 5 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected a U.S. Christian pastor's appeal for release, a day after the United States warned of furth...

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Goldman, Silver Lake Advice Tesla On Going Private Plan

Goldman, Silver Lake Advice Tesla On Going Private Plan

The board had confirmed earlier this month that it had "met several times over the last week" to discuss going private. A week later Musk tweeted, "Am considering taking Tesla ...

Commercial airliner is 'hijacked from Seattle-Tacoma Airport', say reports

Commercial airliner is 'hijacked from Seattle-Tacoma Airport', say reports

The man who stole the plane , Richard Russell , is presumed dead in the wreckage. An unauthorized person reportedly took control of a jet Friday evening and took off from Sea...

Turkish Lira Falls As Trump Doubles Metals Tariffs

Turkish Lira Falls As Trump Doubles Metals Tariffs

The two countries had failed to agree on a deal to free an American pastor charged with espionage in Turkey . Turkey's central bank said on August 13 that it would provide liqu...

Companies defy EU's ban to adopt USA sanctions on Iran

Companies defy EU's ban to adopt USA sanctions on Iran

Trump said Tuesday that anyone doing business with Iran will not be allowed to maintain business ties with the United States. Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has threatened to ...

China threatens tariffs on $60 billion in USA goods

These taxes come as similar levies on agricultural goods have been imposed by the European Union, Canada and Mexico in retaliation to Mr Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium. By ...