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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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Farewell Triple Crown: Always Dreaming fades in Preakness

But jockey Javier Castellano, who rode Gunnevera in the Kentucky Derby, had Cloud Computing in hand and was closing on Classic Empire , the 2-1 second favorite. "Our horse is ...

Congress committee members will 'demand' to see Comey's notes

Mueller's former law firm, WilmerHale, represents Kushner - who has been in the spotlight over the president's decision to fire James Comey from the FBI and for meeting with Russia...

AT&T mobility workers man picket lines in West Virginia

A one-day strike in March by approximately 17,000 call center and office workers represented by the Communications Workers of Americas in California and Nevada led to rapid contrac...

London airport to get first digital air traffic control

The new system will be tested for a year before becoming fully operational in 2019. The new technology will also go a long way in simplifying how controllers access data relative...

Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Investigation

Speaking at a commencement ceremony for the U.S. coast guard in CT , a defiant Mr Trump said that "no politician in history. has been treated worse or more unfairly" than he had...

Target's profit and sales beat estimates, shares jump (TGT, WMT, AMZN)

The SI to Wal Mart Stores Incorporated's float is 2.29%. Adjusted first quarter net income (non-GAAP) was $99.7 million, or $1.05 per share, compared to first quarter 2016 adjusted...

Tesla roof is cheaper than expected

There, they can also calculate the estimated upfront cost of a solar roof. "These are really the three legs of the stool for a sustainable energy future", Musk said. The price ...

Russia's Foreign Ministry Slams US Media: 'Colossal Bias …Lack of Independent Thinking'

Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said USA journalists asking questions of Lavrov after an Oval Office meeting with President Trump seemed "unaware of how silly it was to ask t...

Chesapeake Energy Corporation Earnings Watch & Stock Update

Harris Associates L P raised its stake in Chesapeake Energy by 1,007.7% in the third quarter. EPS growth percentage represents the annualized rate of net-income-per-share growth ov...

Apple to set up $1bn US manufacturing fund

Cook's initiative was apparently not influenced by Trump; the president had earlier praised companies such as Carrier, SoftBank and Charter Communications for promising to hire mor...

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Ex-Asda chief Archie Norman to be new M&S chairman

Ex-Asda chief Archie Norman to be new M&S chairman

Norman, who stepped down as chairman of broadcaster ITV PLC (LON:ITV) in January 2016 and has also been a Conservative MP and shadow minister, will succeed Robert Swannell, whose r...

Short Interest in Groupon Inc (GRPN) Decreases By 8

Short Interest in Groupon Inc (GRPN) Decreases By 8

The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $4.77. Finally, Macquarie dropped their target price on shares of Groupon from $5.75 to $5.50 and set an...

Indian equities cheer cabinet decisions, Nifty at new closing high

Indian equities cheer cabinet decisions, Nifty at new closing high

The gauge had shed 26.38 points in the previous session. On a weekly basis, both the indices - the Sensex and the Nifty - fell by 59.60 points, or 0.19 per cent, and 18.75 points...

Freedom Caucus says it now backs GOP health care plan

Freedom Caucus says it now backs GOP health care plan

What we know is that the bulk of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, which opposed the first attempt to reform and replace the Affordable Care Act, is now on board with the revi...

Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

The Fed's voting members unanimously chose to leave rates unchanged this week, the release said. However, the language in its monetary policy statement was not enough to convince ...