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Aug 08 2017

Chicago Sues US Over Restricted Funding for 'Sanctuary Cities'

Chicago's welcoming city ordinance bars police from providing federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials access to people in local custody unless they are...

Aug 03 2017

RBA warns high dollar may slow growth

The Australian bonds remained flat Wednesday as investors remained sidelined in any major trading activity ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's ( RBA ) quarterly st...

Jul 30 2017

Tesla's Model 3 is Here - But Elon Musk Predicts Short-term "Hell"

Some analysts believe that the average Model 3 will be in the mid-$40k range with the price going into the $60k range for a fully loaded version. "We're going to ...

Jul 30 2017

Iran accuses U.S. navy of firing warning shots at its vessels

Earlier this week, the USS Thunderbolt patrol ship fired several warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps ship in the Gulf. The vessel belonged to the Re...

Jul 29 2017

FDA to target addictive levels of nicotine in cigarettes

The agency would target levels of nicotine in cigarettes lowering them enough to make them less likely to get people hooked or not addictive at all. Stock market shares...

Jul 28 2017

Twitter battered as user growth stalls

In Q1, Twitter's DAUs increased 14% Y/Y (the company doesn't report how many users are using its service daily ). Shares surged more than 40 percent after the co...

Jul 21 2017

Tanker Drivers Set 2 Banks Ablaze in Lagos

Angered by the incident, the mob, most of which were said to be the driver's colleagues, reportedly set the bank on fire and also the nearby bank building when they lea...

Jul 20 2017

Audi advert slammed in China for 'chauvinist' comparison of women to cars

The commercial, for Audi's pre-owned vehicle sales website, shows a bride about to get married before the groom's mother marches over to inspect her nose, ears and teeth....

Jul 20 2017

Madame Tussauds Explains Why Beyonce's Wax Figure Looks So Strange to Fans

To create the most realistic wax figure , Santos met with Madame Tussauds artists for over two hours taking over 250 detailed measurements and photographs, matching hi...

Jul 20 2017

BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Traded 9.8% Above Its 50 Day Average

Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 65,627 shares of the mining company's stock worth $2,044,000 after buying an additional 7,420 shares in the last quarter. A numbe...

Jul 20 2017

Retirement age increase to 68 brought forward in surprise Government announcement

Steven Cameron, pensions director at Aegon said that the new measures show future generations can not retire on state provision. A blanket increase in state pension age w...

Jul 19 2017

Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead says stolen dog held for ransom returned

While he was away, a close friend was watching his house and his XL Bully puppy, Blitz . Whitehead's dog, Blitz, was being held for ransom by Ft. If you know of any ...

Jul 19 2017

Trump administration will certify Iran still complying with nuclear deal

Mr. Trump has criticized the nuclear accord as a " horrible " deal and pledged during the campaign past year to withdraw the USA from the pact. "The Secretary of Stat...

Jul 14 2017

July 13 is National French Fry Day

Plus, fries can be eaten at home with healthy plant-based burgers and make the flawless side dish to salads, bean dishes , or even eaten with dips and sauces. Mash'D a...

Jul 11 2017

Tesla Model 3 production gets underway

The Model 3 will be able to go for 215 miles per full charge. The company is credited, along with staple choices such as the Renault Zoe and Nissan Leaf , with helpi...

Jul 11 2017

Technical glitch hits NSE Cash and F&O segments' trade

Investors faced problems in executing trades in the morning as technical glitches forced the exchange to stop trading in the cash as well as the F&O (futures and options)...

Jul 11 2017

AFP cool on 5 years of martial law

Duterte imposed military rule over the region on May 23 after Islamist militants seized the city of Marawi , saying the move was necessary to contain the conflict ...

Jul 09 2017

South Korean Pol Urges Trump to Seek Allies on North Korea

Vincent K. Brooks , the American general leading USA troops in South Korea claimed on Wednesday that despite the North Koreans' "repeated provocation", the U.S.in maintai...

Jul 04 2017

Why Crude Oil Price Forecasts Revised US Crude Oil Futures

At 756 rigs , USA oil rigs have more than doubled from the same time previous year and point to more increases in oil output . "Moreover, global oil demand is losing ...

Jul 02 2017

Ships Collide in the Dover Strait

The tanker, " Seafrontier ", which is loaded with 37953mt of gasoline, has 27 people on board. The second vessel is also reported to have been damaged in the crash, but...