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Nov 28 2016

Pilots at Lufthansa announce further strikes this week

Late on Friday, Lufthansa's pilots union rejected the German airline's latest pay offer but lifted the immediate threat of extending their strike beyond Saturday. The...

Nov 27 2016

Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

Friday, customers could be seen in relatively long lines at checkout counters Friday afternoon. Chris Valle, from Sawgrass Mills shared some tips with those wanting to ...

Nov 27 2016

Top Trump allies warn president-elect against selecting Romney for secretary of state

Trump during the Republican primary cycle, even actively and openly blasting the real estate mogul for his controversial rhetoric and policy stances. Former House Speak...

Nov 27 2016

Ignoring recount questions, Trump team focuses on new hires

Trump noted that McGhan would 'play a critical role in our administration'. Trump's soon-to-be chief of staff, Reince Priebus, said Sunday that incoming counsel will be...

Nov 27 2016

Students at anti-Marcos rally: We're part of the fight

Protesters shout anti-government slogans during a protest at Luneta park. "President Duterte helped propagate historical lies and whitewash all the dictator's crimes ag...

Nov 24 2016

PM Modi not courageous enough to face parliament: Congress

A united Opposition gave a new dimension in the Upper House by asserting that no discussion on demonetisation would take place till the House adopts a resolution mourning...

Nov 24 2016

Germany's Lufthansa cancels 912 flights in pilot strike

The pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) announced another 24-hour strike on its website for Thursday, following the strike on Wednesday which caused cancellations of 8...

Nov 23 2016

Kingfisher sales growth slows as France applies the brake

Within the group, B&Q posted a total like-for-like increase of 3.5% in Q3, although its store closure programme, which is nearly complete, hindered total sales at £900m, ...

Nov 21 2016

Officials search for cause of deadly IL gas explosion

Three other Ameren workers and several other people were injured. Canton Police Chief Rick Nichols said at a news conference Thursday afternoon that the Opera House w...

Nov 20 2016

DraftKings, FanDuel confirm plans to merge in 2017

The companies said the merger would allow greater investment in "growth opportunities and an accelerated path to profitability". But DraftKings' Jason Robins will be CE...

Nov 20 2016

PV Sindhu Wins Her First Ever Super Series Title

From 17-20 down, she saved the three match points and then made it 21-20 to win crucial four points in a row. Having endured two second round exits, this is Sindhu's ...

Nov 20 2016

Nebraska's jobless rate inches up to 3.3 percent in October

The rate was up from 3 percent a year ago. Virginia's unemployment rate stood at 4.2 percent in October, the same as October 2015 but up from 4 percent in September, ...

Nov 19 2016

Trump focuses on meetings, getting transition back on track

Trump plans to meet with Romney in person at Trump National Golf Course in New Jersey, according to Fox News , citing a senior Trump aide. A spokesman for Donald Tru...

Nov 16 2016

After complaints, Trump-branded apartment towers being renamed

The president-elect's name no longer will be emblazoned in gold letters on three Manhattan apartment buildings, according to management at the soon-to-be-renamed Trump Pl...

Nov 14 2016

At UN talks, Trump win sparks fears climate aid will fizzle

Trump plans to boost their use by removing restrictions on their production on federal land and lifting the moratorium on coal mining leases - a measure imposed by presid...

Nov 13 2016

Four U.S. states legalize recreational marijuana

The Post notes that a Trump White House "leaves a lot of uncertainty about the fate of marijuana measures in the next four years", following up on an Obama administration...

Nov 13 2016

Withdraw this black political decision: Mamata on demonetisation

On the other hand, a few senior leaders of the party said that they would move cautiously on the demonitisation issue so that they could achieve their political target. H...

Nov 12 2016

Oil falls to eight-week low as Opec output gain threatens accord

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said the supply overhang could run into a third year in 2017, should OPEC fail to act. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ...

Nov 11 2016

Katy Perry cancels huge concert in China due to 'family emergency'

The "Firework" singer canceled her Thursday-night appearance at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s annual Singles' Day event, an hours-long gala meant to launch the country's b...

Nov 08 2016

Stocks, dollar rally after Clinton cleared

The Nasdaq Composite added 2.36 per cent to 5,165.46. The Nasdaq Composite was also bullish, and added 2.37 percent to 5,166.17. Gold miner Newmont's 4.4 percent-drop...