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China-based MTR signs on for South West Trains franchise

The company will oversee an investment of more than 1.5 billion US dollars that will improve journeys for millions of train passengers, especially people using ...


Slow going on Opec and non-Opec output deal

It now trades at just under $50 a barrel. "The market is a decisive factor", Luaibi told reporters in Kuwait, where a committee set up to monitor the production...


Norwegian Bank DNB Sells Its Share of Dakota Pipeline Funding

At the time , police charged Woodley with "misdemeanour criminal [trespassing] and one count of misdemeanour engaging in a riot" for refusing to leave the site...


Amazon Go reportedly delays launch due to payment issues

Apparently, Amazon is working on furniture and household appliance stores, not designed as a traditional store, but more as a showroom to let customers see the...


Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

But after weeks of high pressure negotiations and closed door deals, where do Republicans go from here? A year and a half later, he offered, "If the Republica...


Gallup: Trump Approval Rating Now Lower Than Obama, Clinton Records

Trump blamed Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer (l) and Nancy Pelosi (r) for the failure of his health care bill. The partisan gap between Republicans and Democ...


Snap's stock rises as it wins a few more 'buy' ratings

They issued an underperform rating and a $28.37 price objective on the stock. SNAP has been the topic of several other research reports. Shares of Snap In...


Gold Hits 1-Month High As Silver Looks "Fantastic" Says Market Expert

The Pound Sterling surged to a 7-week peak versus the US Dollar, gaining almost 1% after President Trump's healthcare bill was withdrawn from Congress. The euro...


Google adds 'Free App of the Week' section to Play Store

For this week the free game is Cartoon Network's Card Wars - Adventure Time . One detail to note is that the new free apps section only appears the U.S. Te...


Saudi Aramco Tax Slashed Ahead of What May Be Biggest IPO

Saudi Arabia slashed taxes on its state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco, clearing some headspace for the group to make profits for investors ahead of a planned s...


'Fearless Girl' to continue staring down Wall Street bull until 2018

The statue appeared opposite the bull statue ahead of the International Woman's Day. The girl was installed by the State Street Global Advisors as a part of i...


Facebook Messenger adds temporary live location sharing

To activate the feature, users tap either the Location icon, or More icon and select Location . On iOS , users can see how long it will take for them to g...


$1-million 'Big Maple Leaf' gold coin stolen from German museum

The coin cabinet at the Bode Museum holds more than 540,000 objects, but German media report only the "big maple leaf" was stolen. The Big Maple Leaf weighs 1...


Turkish Airlines finds a way to work around electronics ban

An aviation official told CNN there are no US carriers affected because none travel nonstop from the countries in question. "Each country makes decisions ba...


Canada's Government Said to be Looking to Legalize Marijuana by 2018

The news comes on the heels of MP Bill Blair, former Toronto police chief, and his cross-country tour as he sought to rally up support for marijuana legalizatio...


Democrats introduce the 'MAR-A-LAGO Act'

The MAR-A-LAGO act, if passed, would handily solve that problem. Some critics of President Trump and the news media argue that political commentators have set...


President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia

Despite frequent campaign criticisms of former President Barack Obama's golfing , since his inauguration Trump has spent time golfing at Trump International ...


Sen. Hirono on House Republicans' Failed Effort on TrumpCare

The AHCA would have undermined core provisions of the landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA). Supporters of the current health law received something of a boost l...


Australia intervenes after Sydney professor prevented from leaving China twice

Feng, who was head of China Studies at UTS for 11 years, is well-known in academic circles for his research into contemporary politics, the growth of rights con...


Sessions takes aim at 'dangerous' sanctuary cities, warns on funding

Today's announcement appears similar to a policy change made last summer , under the Obama Justice Department, that barred jurisdictions not in compliance with...


EU Approves Dow Chemical-DuPont Merger

It was not a surprise that the European Commission green-lit the deal as rumors of a March approval had been surfacing since late February. The materials scie...


Naira Gains Against Dollar

This has caused apprehension among speculators, who anticipate losses in the face of continued crash. " Some of them insist they can only patronise us at N375...


United Airlines stops girls wearing leggings from boarding a plane

Watts told MSNBC that the youngest girl looked to be around 10 to 11 years old, while the two others seemed like they were in their "young teens". As per repo...


BT fined record £42m for late installations

Ofcom found Openreach, which provides cable infrastructure for BT and other telecommunications companies, inadequately applied a process allowing it to halt the...


Facebook testing GIF animated button for comments

After clicking on it, they will be able to choose from a series of animated GIFs to add to their comment on a post or reply to a comment. The upcoming GIF fea...


Toshiba eyes bankruptcy filing for USA subsidiary Westinghouse in March

In asking for assistance, Toshiba explained to its creditor banks that it has no choice but to take the option of bankruptcy protection for Westinghouse in orde...


Trump to sign order loosening regulations on fossil fuels

Supporters of the Clean Power Plan say it would help create thousands of clean-energy jobs. Pruitt sued to halt the order while in Oklahoma. "If you're pro-envi...


Smith ton helps Australia to 300 after Kuldeep shines on debut

Cummins returned to the attack and immediately tested Rahul with short deliveries - the ploy worked when Rahul, beaten for pace, attempted a pull but the ball h...


Obama Comes Out to Defend His Health Care Law

Pelosi says of President Donald Trump and the majority Republicans in Congress: "Quite frankly I thought they might have accomplished something in the first f...


Comcast Hedges Bet on Nationwide OTT Service, Secures OTT Rights

Comcast Corporation just got the rights from cable network owners to offer up channels in areas where it doesn't sell its service, reports Bloomberg . The comp...


Senate Republicans Voted to Let Internet Providers Sell Your Browsing History

Now with the FCC privacy rules facing elimination, consumer watchdogs say broadband companies are poised for a windfall. Broadband providers are uniquely po...


Stock to Track: Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN)

Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions. The last stock close price is...


South Korea prosecutors seek detention warrant for ousted president Park

The special investigation headquarters under the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office raided three of the offices affiliated to the senior presidential se...


Amazon starts collecting state sales tax across U.S. next month

But now, as the company has more physical buildings around the country - fulfillment and distribution centers; data centers; brick-and-mortar stores; etc. "Main...


Working Together To Fix Health Care

Lou Correa, D-Santa Ana. "The ACA saved my daughter's life", Char Beedle told me. Then the state implemented Healthy Michigan, which expanded Medicaid under...


Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says He Hasn't Followed Preet Bharara's Firing

Referenced most often on a first-name-only basis in the corridors of the state Capitol and City Hall, Preet Bharara, for eight years the top federal prosecutor ...


Crude seen rebounding above $50 under Saudi pressure

Brent crude, which is traded in London , closed above $50 a barrel for the first time since November 30, closing at $50.64 per barrel on Wednesday. Saudi e...


Last-minutes changes to the GOP health care bill

A Washington Post story published March 20 reported that you intend to support the bill. Conservatives sent a Republican wave to Congress in 2010 to repeal ...


Unbeaten Katie Taylor disappointed not to force stoppage

Recording her fourth win in as many months, Taylor dismantled her 28-year-old opponent, Koleva, who is a former world title challenger. The bulk of her career w...


Spicer: More collusion between CNN and Hillary than Trump and Russian Federation

But the FBI investigation may change that. In light of a new CNN report that alleges USA officials have information that shows President Trump colluded with...


Trump meets with truckers

The president also made every child in America jealous because he was allowed to honk the truck's horn, whereas all they can do is signal to passing truckers an...


Paul Ryan accepts it's over: Obamacare is 'law of the land'

She said that she is one of millions of people who have been harmed by Obamacare and that Ryan's "faux-peal" would not have made a difference. "Asked if the G...


Borisov's pro-EU party beats Socialists in Bulgaria's snap election

But Borisov also said during the campaign that he wanted more "pragmatic" ties with Russian Federation, while Ninova, 48, insisted that she remained committed t...


Trump Calls Out Freedom Caucus In Tweet Ahead Of Uncertain Repeal Vote

The ten essential healthcare programs added to the Obamacare bill was considered to be the best part of the entire bill, as it forced insurance companies to c...


Shopping centre escalator reverses direction leaving 18 injured

Video footage recorded by witnesses showed that the 45m-long escalator - which links the fourth and eighth floors of Langham Place on Argyle Street - changed di...


This freakish 'Big Bend' skyscraper could loop over NY

The irony in this instance is that the Big Bend would still be taller than most of the "supertalls" it neighbours. A NY architect team has proposed a design...


Barcelona plan stadium, statue homage to Johan Cruyff

The Dutch maestro is considered the spiritual father of two separate clubs, Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona , with both clubs embodying the Total Football philoso...


Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Average volume for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, is 13110.12, and so far today it has a volume of 9795800. Blume Capital Management Inc. increased its position ...


Bay Area Democrats pleased with American Health Care Act withdrawal

But Republicans say consumers should have a choice of the benefits they purchase, and the entire issue is best left to states and not the federal government. "S...


USA new home sales highest in 7 months

US financial markets were little moved by the data as investors focused on whether the House of Representatives would pass a Republican-sponsored bill to begin ...