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Tech-heavy stock gauge tops 6000 — Nasdaq's record high

KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,384, as of noon Eastern time. It's within a third of a percent of its record...


Woman Dangling From Construction Crane Rescued in Toronto

A rescuer reached the woman at 8 a.m. She is expected to appear in court at Old City Hall at 10 a.m. Thursday. Toronto police have arrested a woman for mi...


Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

But that's not double . He later amended his plan, calling for somewhat higher rates to match what House Republicans have been calling for: 12%, 25% and 33%. T...


Bank of Japan trims inflation view, stands pat on policy

Many analysts expect core consumer prices to head toward 1 percent later this year as the base effect of last year's oil price falls dissipates, though this wou...


Oil Prices Fall on US Stockpiles Data

Domestic drillers have been adding rigs and increasing shale output at a breakneck pace, offsetting OPEC's supply quota. Crude inventories fell 3.6 million ba...


Chipotle investigating breach of payment system

Chipotle said it has put in additional security measures and has taken the necessary steps to stop any further intrusion into its financial processing systems. ...


UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

The latest draft negotiation guidelines, agreed on Monday by Mr Barnier and European diplomats, point to months of hard talks ahead as the EU seeks to ensure Br...


Investors applaud French vote with stock rally

The Euro rose to a five-month high against the dollar before paring back gains. WALL STREET: The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 0.3 percent to end the week ...


Uber makes it easier for riders to see their own rating

Riders were already able to previously check their ratings, but the information was not readily accessible . Riders were required to email Uber politely inquir...


Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM

Lavrov said Moscow has asked Washington about the goal of the buildup and received assurances that the USA troops were deployed there to cut supply lines betw...


Minnesota senators press United Airlines about passenger dragged from plane

That eventually led to the video everybody has seen - a 69-year-old man being dragged off the plane by security officers after refusing to give up his seat. Use...


Canada's telecom regulator rules online data be treated equally

Pai is also reportedly developing a plan to eliminate the FCC's net neutrality rules and replace them with "voluntary" commitments that would be enforced by t...


Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport police

Munoz, who leads United's parent company, apologized again to Kentucky physician David Dao, his family and the other passengers who witnessed him being taken ...


Trump eyes change to tax and Wall St rules

Trump told the Associated Press in an interview that businesses and individuals can expect to receive a "massive tax cut" under his plan. In February, Trump...


Sack Sasikala, Dinakaram before unity talks: Panneerselvam camp

Dinakaran on Wednesday said the state ministers have chose to keep him out of the party due to some fear. Though Munusamy said that Panneerselvam is not racin...


Treasury won't grant Exxon drilling waiver for Russian Federation

However, the Street.com reported that Trump administration Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin has said that USA companies should obey the sanction orde...


Dortmund: police held team bus for 20 minutes before game

The incident meant that kick-off was pushed back by five minutes, with Tuchel admitting that the nerves around the situation put the players in an "awkward" m...


Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

On Tuesday, a federal judge blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a threat to take away funds from cities that do not cooperate with federal immigra...


Aussie hits 2-week low after soft core inflation

The annual rate of inflation has crept above 2% for the first time in two years but economists say the Reserve Bank won't be looking to raise interest rates a...


Sunny & Warm Today, Even Warmer Later This Week

WEEKEND WEATHER: Besides the 80s, we'll also see partly sunny skies and a few afternoon thunderstorms each day this weekend. Temperatures hindered behind this ...


President Trump Signs Executive Order 'Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America'

The US Senate on Monday easily confirmed Sonny Perdue , the son of a farmer, as the next secretary of agriculture , filling one of the few remaining vacanci...


Why Marine Le Pen Has Resigned as National Front Leader

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has upstaged her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron. The En Marche leader beats Le Pen in most age demo...


NYC mayor to 'Charging Bull' artist: 'Fearless Girl is staying put'

As part of the Be Bold For Change theme, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) installed the bronze statue as part of an ongoing campaign to increase the number o...


Investigators sift through wreckage after fire that killed 5

This story has been corrected to show that NY police now say the ages of the fire victims ranged from 2 to 20, rather than 2 to 21. A Queens man recalled Mond...


Trudeau vows to defend Canada interests as U.S. targets lumber, C$ falls

But his tune changed Tuesday morning. The U.S. lumber industry has argued for decades that because most Canadian timber is harvested on Crown lands, the harve...


Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

David Dao's belligerence left officers with no choice but to forcibly remove him. Chris Christie has called for a suspension to the widespread practice of ove...


Canada Responds To 'Unfair' US Lumber Tariff

Softwood lumber imports from Canada past year totaled $5.66 billion, and were regulated under a bilateral agreement reached in 2006, which expired in 2015. Cana...


Oil prices remain level on OPEC's assurance to rebalance crude market

United States gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, because of rising refining activity. The U.S. West Texas Intermediate cr...


Marissa Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186 million

The sum is considered to be huge and includes a combination of various payments, such as the values of the shares she owns in the company, outstanding share opt...


Twitter Wants To Stream Live Video Programming 24/7

Noto did not mention when Twitter will come up with the new feature, but he said that it would take some time. "Our goal is to be a dependable place so that w...


Why Jason Chaffetz's leaving Congress makes Democrats smile

As the chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Chaffetz expected to lead investigation after investigation into presumed 2016 presidential...


Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Twitter posted adjusted earnings of 11 cents a share, beating estimates projecting a penny per share. Twitter also claimed to have experienced a rise i...


Student assessment changes approved by House Education Committee

In his budget address in February, the governor called for $9 million per year over the two-year budget to be handed out in grants to communities with high leve...


First Details On A Vince McMahon Drama In The Works

Charlie Gogolak of Zaftig Films will executive produce. Pandemonium was first introduced to Hollywood last summer but studios passed, but now the project is...


United to Compensate All Passengers on Flight That Sparked Furor

But police officers should try to find out what they are going into and to defuse the situation, if possible, experts said . In a bid to quell the uproar aft...


Clayton Kershaw strikes out seven, Dodgers beat Giants 2-1

Thrown into a reeling Giants lineup that was coming off their first sweep at the hands of the Rockies in Colorado since May 24-26, 2002, Arroyo looked the part ...


United CEO Oscar Munoz talks about passenger removal controversy

First it was over two girls who were barred from boarding a united flight because they were wearing leggings. After Flight 3411 to Louisville, Ky., was fully ...


Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

Wright is one of 13 plaintiffs, all people of color who are either current or former Fox News employees, to sue the network in the last month charging racial di...


Delta Air Lines to offer $10K for bumping

Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. The airlin...


A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan

He told the Associated Press in an interview that he would release a tax package next week that would include reductions " bigger, I believe, than any tax c...


Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues: Mnuchin

On Saturday, administration officials offered confusing signals on which route Trump would pursue. The rules, imposed under Obama, make it more hard for America...


Why is Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) Stock Rallying Today?

The biggest institutional shareholders in Freeport-McMoran, Inc. include Capital Research Global Investors which owns 149 million shares in the company valued a...


Institutional Ownership Update on Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

It has a 24.22 P/E ratio . Conference Call: US: 1-844-825-9783; global: 1-412-317-5163; Canada: 1-855-669-9657 Webcast: http://ir.lxp.com/CorporateProfil...


Turkey's military says killed 70 militants in Iraq's Sinjar, northern Syria

Both groups have proven to be some of the most effective fighting forces on the ground against ISIS. Turkey said its strikes aimed "to destroy terrorist haven...


Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

While the Républicains' official line is "not to vote Le Pen", Christian Estrosi, head of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, where the FN is very strong, sa...


United CEO 'ashamed' about passenger's removal

The incident involving Dao occurred on Sunday evening in Chicago, aboard a plane bound for Louisville. But Dao agreed to get off the plane, passenger Jayse An...


North Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

Speculation had mounted that North Korea could carry out a sixth nuclear test or another missile launch to mark the 85 years since the founding of its army. S...


Turkey election board 'rejects referendum annulment bid'

The referendum on constitutional amendments that would expand the powers of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was held in Turkey on Sunday, with 51.4 perce...


Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Upgraded to "Buy" at Vetr Inc

In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was 2.20% and return on equity ratio was -744.80% while its return on investment ratio...


Complete Analysis of: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Retirement Systems of Alabama's holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp were worth $17,511,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The information ...