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Happy hour to wrap up Small Business Saturday celebrations

As the holiday shopping season is about to ramp up, local small businesses are excited about Small Business Saturday . Small businesses and consumers are gearing up to support their favorite local, independent businesses on small business Satur...

Wal-Mart kicks off Cyber Monday on Friday

The company's stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.2 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 18.7 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.4 percent. KeyCorp set a $90.00 price target on Wal-Mart Stores and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a rese...

Turkish president criticizes anti-Trump protests

Holman said Trump needs to go further and urged him to readopt Obama's ethics executive order, considering how Trump's and other potential appointees' corporate holdings could be impacted by the government policies they craft in office. He describ...

No exchange of notes in banks today, except for senior citizens

While commenting on recent introduction of indelible ink marks on index fingers of those exchanging notes in banks the chairman said that using indelible ink reduced long lines to some extend. "They are based in rural areas of the state and have no a...

SolarCity acquisition puts Tesla ahead of the green energy game

Tesla is also gearing up to launch its Model 3, which is the firm's first mainstream electric auto. Shares of both companies dropped in the ensuing months. Indeed, if the claims turn out to be true, then hardly anyone will go for the normal roofin...

China astronauts return from monthlong space station stay

The taikonauts, Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong , returned after 30 days aboard the Tiangong 2 space laboratory (translated as "Heavenly Palace") in low Earth orbit, where they tested its habitability and conducted scientific and medical experiments.

JPMorgan Chase Paying $264 Million To Settle Allegations Of Nepotism In China

The Department said that based on these actions and other considerations, the company received a non-prosecution agreement and an aggregate discount of 25 percent off of the bottom of the U.S. At issue was whether JPMorgan was systematically targetin...

New York City mayor tells Trump about fear over his policies

In the wake of Trump's November 8 election victory, De Blasio has said NY will delete from its data base by year-end the names of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who have received a city ID card, so they can not be identified or ...

NewsAlert: US charging former Valeant executive and former Philidor CEO

The complaint states that Tanner and Davenport conspired to enrich themselves with Valeant funds. The complaint alleges that in the fall of 2014, the two orchestrated Valeant's agreement to buy an option to purchase Philidor , which cost Val...

Operation Christmas Child Underway In Chico

The boxes are a project of Operation Christmas Child , a branch of Samaritan's Purse , the charity run by Franklin Graham, an evangelical minister and son of the Rev. "The shoebox gifts donated by Athens volunteers ... will shine a light of hope to...

Dollar Loses Momentum in Asian Trading

Retail sales also fell short of forecasts as they slowed to 10% year-on-year in October versus 10.7% expected. The combined two month rise in sales was the largest since early 2014. "The price action in fixed income suggests that the market has moved...

Nishikori beats Wawrinka in straight sets at ATP finals

It appeared Wawrinka might have awoken when he ripped a forehand victor down the line from outside the doubles alley in the eighth game of the second set but later in the game, he missed a second-serve return long and ballooned another second-serve r...

Loan to Mallya not waived, Jaitley tells Rajya Sabha

The move by the ED comes after a special court in Mumbai that declared Mallya a proclaimed offender on November 10, declined to pass orders for attachment of Mallya's foreign assets citing jurisdictional issues. Congress leader Anand Sharma had a...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited's (TEVA)

Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eighteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Institutional investors own 63.00% of the company's stock. For all of 2016, it sees...

Trump rally falters as investors seek more clarity

The Dow Jones Industrial Average clawed back from an earlier deficit to finish with a gain of 54.37 points, or 0.3%, at 18,923.06. USA stocks moved higher again on Tuesday (Nov 15) as the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained for the seventh day - ...

World Diabetes Day focuses on type 2 diabetes, complications

Latest report by the International Diabetes Federation ( IDF ) shows that 415 million adults were living with diabetes in 2015 and this number is expected to rise to around 642 million or one in ten adults by 2040. The earlier a person is diagnosed, ...

Donald Trump: Protests against me are 'very unfair'

Mr Obama campaigned vigorously for Hillary Clinton and called Mr Trump both temperamentally unfit for the presidency and dangerously unprepared to have access to United States nuclear codes. Obama also said he was "rooting" for his successor and...

Tata subsidiary appoints interim replacement for Mistry

In a shot in the arm for Cyrus Mistry amid raging boardroom battle at Tata Sons, independent directors of Tata Chemicals today "unanimously" backed him as its Chairman and affirmed their confidence in the management . Sources in Mistry's camp dubbed ...

Should California secede from the US?

Seriously, California is the 6th largest economy in the world. California is already the world's sixth largest economy, so it has the money, and potentially the political will to see this through. David A. Carrillo, who's the Executive Director o...

US claims for jobless aid hit highest level since August

With a release just days before the US presidential election, the hype for the Labor Department's monthly jobs report-a key economic indicator and a snapshot of employment in America-has been unusually high. The October report showed employers adde...

Company aims to restart pipeline as early as this weekend

A spokesperson for the company said they expect to have the primary line working by the end of the week. North Carolina and other states would have to rely on truck and marine deliveries of gasoline to maintain supplies, both options more costly.

Did Buffett Sell Berkshire's Wells Fargo Holdings?

In Friday trading, Berkshire Class A shares fell $456, or 0.2 percent, to $214,545 and Class B shares fell 69 cents, or 0.5 percent, to $142.95. In 2Q16, Berkshire Hathaway reported earnings per share of $3,042, which was higher than the analyst ...

CenturyLink and Level 3 to merge in $34bn deal

And while CenturyLink does provide home and business service, in the same way as Charter, Comcast, and Verizon FiOS do, the deal is largely not about that. Level 3 , based in Broomfield, Colorado, provides data, video and other communication servic...

Houston RB Miller expects to play against Lions

First, the season is 7 weeks old, and a lot can change in the two-plus months ahead. The stats from game eight of last season to now nearly accounts for an entire season and Stafford's numbers puts him up there with names like Drew Brees and Tom Brad...

Tesla reports first quarterly profit in more than three years

Tesla just unveiled one of its most unusual feats yet: turning a profit. Tesla continued to tout the benefits it expect from the combination with SolarCity. The goal remains to produce half a million vehicles in 2018. The surprise profit will ...

Amazon's streak of record quarterly profits is over

Amazon's hope is that people will sign up for its Prime service to watch these videos - and in turn buy more goods from Amazon to make the $99-per-year subscription worth it. "That's what closes the loop from the business angle", he said. Amazon's ...

US goods orders dip in September with investment down

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported that the headline report on durable goods fell by 0.1% in September, the final month of the third quarter. They were up 0.3 percent from a month earlier after little change in August. Excluding transportatio...

Eric Bailly out for two months with knee injury

Mourinho hoped the centre back would return in six weeks, but tests have shown that Bailly suffered lateral knee-ligament damage... The 22-year-old Ivory Coast global was forced off in the 52nd minute of United's 4-0 humiliation by Chelsea at Stamf...

Aircraft company pays out $205m to settle FCPA charges

Since it started collaborating with the investigation, Embraer had set aside $200 million for possible fines. In 2010, Embraer paid $1.65 million to an official at a Saudi Arabian state-owned and -controlled company via a false agency agreement to ...

Tesla Models Now Have Self-Driving Capabilities

Tesla is immediately rolling out new hardware for the cars capable of self-driving, Musk said. But until autonomous vehicles are legal, Musk said the technology would only work in "shadow mode", harvesting data about the world's roads. Those featu...

London City Airport evacuated in 'chemical incident'

The airport advised passengers to check with their airlines for information on their flights and the website showed some fights had been canceled. London City Airport is the 13th busiest airport in Britain, with a total of 4.3 million passengers a ...

SBI blocks over six lakh debit cards due to malware security breach

A SBI branch manager in Mumbai was quoted saying, "In the past 3-4 days, we saw some unidentified and suspicious transactions at some ATMs and hence the cards were blocked immediately". Interestingly, other banks' whose ATM network has been infected ...

Refund money to flat buyers: SC tells Unitech

The apex court refused to rely on the assurance of possession by 2017. "The submission in a way rests upon the metaphor that "Rome was not built in a day" but serves no goal". The apex court has been hearing separately a clutch of cases relating to...

Netflix soars 20% as new subscribers stream in

Netflix credited its huge beat on subscriber additions to "excitement around Netflix original content". One Wall Street concern going into Netflix's earnings was its U.S. That kind of guidance can often lead to a massive slide in a company...

More pipeline construction equipment burned in Jasper County

SIOUX CITY | Concerned residents and representatives of area Native American tribes plan to approach the Sioux City Council Monday to request the city take a stance on the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday's fire was located on the...

Eurostar trains cancelled after power failure in the Channel Tunnel

The disruption affected customers using Eurostar, which runs passenger trains using London St Pancras, and Eurotunnel, which operates freight and auto services. One passenger wrote on social media: "On train in Gare du Nord with delay - can someone t...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned by more airlines over fire risk

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said an emergency order banning the devices would take effect at 1600 GMT on Saturday. Qantas and its discount carrier Jetstar said in a statement: "The ban applies to devices being carried onto the ...

Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you

India and Russian Federation also agreed to organise a military industrial conference later in 2016 and create a bilateral science and technology committee. "And, with President Putin's support, we are ready and willing to expand the scope of our eng...

President Bhandari extends condolences to Thailand over King's demise

Buddhist funeral ceremonies began at the Grand Palace on Friday after a royal motorcade led by a van carrying Bhumibol's body and monks drove to the palace from nearby Siriraj Hospital, where the king died Thursday aged 88. Thailand has strict lèse-...

Solid Producer Price Rise in September

On a month-by-month basis, the CPI rose 0.7 percent in September. Both gains were slightly stronger than forecasters had expected. More than four years of industrial deflation has come to an end in China, with factory gate prices posting a shock ri...

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California governor, lawmakers confront utility bankruptcy

The company said it expects to have approximately $5.5 billion of committed debtor-in-possession financing when it files for bankruptcy. PG&E's shares plummeted more than 48 ...

Donald Trump Claims Freshman Democrats Now Support His Wall. They Don't

Senators passed a bill Thursday to ensure all federal employees, whether they are still working or were furloughed, will be paid in full when the partial government shutdown ends...

Grand Forks Kmart to close in March

Sears Auto Centers at those locations will also close. The Santa Barbara Sears store closure added up to another 72 jobs. Total costs related to closing 73 Sears stores and 28 ...

Sears is closing in the Tri-Cities

The City of Rapid City tweeted that the closing of Kmart is more reflective of national retail issues, rather than anything local. Sears closed an additional 182 stores after f...

Dow Jones soars 1,086 points in largest single-day increase

All three major USA indexes - Dow , S&P and Nasdaq - finished down 2 percent or more on Christmas Eve. The S&P 500 rallied 5 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average a...

Trump blasts Fed for hiking interest rates, stands behind ‘talented guy’ Mnuchin

The Nasdaq's bear market fall continues as well, sitting over 20 percent under August's record highs. Still, Trump, on Christmas Day, called the Treasury secretary a " very...

Putin: West disrespecting voters' choices of Trump and Brexit

Putin also said sanctions imposed by Western countries on Russian Federation were the result of the country's increasing global influence. All the speculation about Russia'...

NASA Engineer Thwarts Holiday Package Porch Thieves with Fart-Scented Glitter Bomb

Mark Rober said a woman was caught on his home security camera walking up to his door and stealing a package off of his porch. They say revenge is a dish best served cold. It sh...

Trump pressures Fed ahead of meeting, warns against 'another mistake'

For now, most forecasters think policymakers will ignore Mr. Trump's grumbling and raise the federal funds rate a quarter point, which would be its fourth hike this year. December ...

Export forecasts slashed as trade body warns of volatile start to year

China on Wednesday made its first major purchases of US soybeans since President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce earlier this month,...

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Conservative Lawmakers Begin Theresa May Confidence Vote

Conservative Lawmakers Begin Theresa May Confidence Vote

Earlier, the European Court of Justice gave hope to a small but growing number of MPs seeking a second referendum on Brexit , ruling that Britain was free to halt withdrawal fro...

China confident of agreeing U.S. trade deal despite Trump's combative stance

China confident of agreeing U.S. trade deal despite Trump's combative stance

But Mnuchin said, "I think there's no question the president's tariff strategy has worked". "President Xi and I want this deal to happen, and it probably will", Trump wrote on Tw...

Workers stream out of Oshawa GM plant amid uncertainty

Workers stream out of Oshawa GM plant amid uncertainty

The charges will take place in the fourth quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of next year. Oshawa has been a car-manufacturing hub since 1907, and is the headquarters of GM ...

Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey in 35 states

Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey in 35 states

If you have eaten romaine lettuce in the past week and have been ill with similar symptoms, see your doctor. Epidemiologic evidence from the United States and Canada indicate...

Board committees to assist RBI

Board committees to assist RBI

It was also agreed that the membership and terms of reference of the panel will be jointly determined by the government and the Reserve Bank of India . The government had criticis...