Joe Biden responded to protester who said his friends died in Syria

03 Сен, 2016

Biden had been addressing several hundred Democratic supporters at a United Auto Workers hall in Parma, Ohio, when a young man in the audience began shouting for answers about military policy - referring apparently to a US -backed offensive in the Syrian city of Manbij.

Yellen suggests rate hike is coming

02 Сен, 2016

At 10:52 a.m. ET the Dow Jones Industrial Average .dji was up 82.93 points, or 0.45 percent, at 18,531.34. Oil prices fell early on Monday as output from Iraq rose and as Iran said it would only cooperate in upcoming producer talks to freeze output if fellow exporters recognised its right to fully regain market share.

Huge blast in Somali capital, clouds of smoke seen

31 Авг, 2016

The hotel is close to the main checkpoint which protects the entrance to the presidential compound. The attack comes four days after Shabaab jihadists attacked a beachfront restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu , setting off a vehicle bomb before exchanging fire with security forces.

Feds reviewing use of private immigration facilities

30 Авг, 2016

Department Secretary Jeh Johnson said he directed his advisory council to evaluate whether the agency should continue to contract with private prison operators and make a recommendation by November 30. The news follows last month's landmark decision by the Department of Justice to phase out the privatization of federal prisons, after a scathing report by the DOJ's inspector general said the private facilities were more risky than those run by the Bureau of Prisons and in need of closer ...

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

29 Авг, 2016

Donald Trump is postponing a major immigration speech he was set to deliver Thursday in Colorado as his campaign continues to fine-tune his immigration policy. "There certainly can be a softening because we're not looking to hurt people", Trump responded. Oh, and also: "Tunnel technology", a novel term even for Trump.

Corbyn Ally Suggests Labour's Top Donor Shouldn't Vote in Race

28 Авг, 2016

Earlier during the contest, during which moderator Lindsay McIntosh of The Times and Mr Smith made multiple appeals for calm, Labour was accused of going "backwards in Scotland" under Mr Corbyn's leadership. The BFAWU union, which has nearly 20,000 members in the food industry, is backing Mr Corbyn in the leadership contest against Owen Smith. "I'm disappointed that she's not supporting my re-election as leader".

Best Buy managing to turn showroom into business

27 Авг, 2016

In other news, CEO Hubert Joly sold 398,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 2nd. Though online competition and a weakening electronics industry have made it tough to boost revenue, Joly has kept Best Buy profitable by selling foreign divisions and cutting costs.

Violence continues as Indian minister visits Kashmir

27 Авг, 2016

Immediately upon his arrival at the Nehru Guest House here, Singh, accompanied by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and other officials, held a meeting with different wings of administration including security, health and maintenance of essential commodities for the people.

Tesla Clears Antitrust Hurdle In $2.6 Billion Deal For SolarCity

26 Авг, 2016

Lyndon Rive , SolarCity's chief executive officer, and Peter Rive , its chief technology officer, are each buying $17.5 million. Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who also serves on the SolarCity board, said he wanted to purchase the solar panel company to create an integrated solar platform in which houses could generate their own electricity (perhaps even with an entire Tesla-branded solar roof ), store that energy in a Tesla Powerwall, and charge their electric vehicle.

Target severs ties with Indian vendor Welspun over falsely labeled sheets

25 Авг, 2016

A Walmart spokesperson said: "We are now reviewing Welspun cotton certification records and plan to have additional conversations with Welspun". We have informed Welspun that, due to this conduct, we are in the process of terminating our relationship with them.

Pfizer Picks Up AstraZeneca's Antibiotics Business

25 Авг, 2016

Pfizer will pay $550 million upfront to AstraZeneca upon close of the transaction and a deferred $175 million payment in January 2019. The portfolio comprises the approved antibiotics Merrem , Zinforo and Zavicefta, as well as the products ATM-AVI and CXL , which are in clinical development.

In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

24 Авг, 2016

More than 4,000 vehicles a day normally pass through the south entrance this time of year. At 17,000 acres on Saturday afternoon with 35% containment, the fire was within 2 miles of Hearst Castle . "We really don't expect the fire to really come any closer than it has with the fire lines that have been cut", Roger Colligan, supervising ranger at California State Park , told the LA Times .

Global stocks, oil turn lower ahead of Fed meeting

24 Авг, 2016

EMini futures for the S&P 500 ESc1 were flat. Fischer's comments come ahead of a speech scheduled on Friday by Fed Chair Janet Yellen who is expected to give guidance on interest rate policy. Shares of Medivation jumped, up 19.7 percent as of 2.49pm in NY after Pfizer won a takeover battle for the maker of cancer drug Xtandi, with a deal worth about US$14 billion.

Theresa May attacks RMT over strike 'misery' on Southern Rail

23 Авг, 2016

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), Britain's largest train operator which owns Southern, says the changes would lead to fewer train cancellations as services would no longer require both drivers and conductors. The RMT must stop trying to live in the past and call off this shameful strike immediately . It is damaging people's livelihoods and making a mess of people's lives.

GOP chairman says Trump 'getting into a groove'

22 Авг, 2016

On Sunday, though, Conway claimed that Trump's tone has changed and that he's already made a pivot "on substance". "And Donald Trump has been disciplined and mature". He wants to double down on letting Donald Trump be Donald Trump , that's why he's brought in to run his campaign someone who wrote - or ran a so-called news organization, Breitbart News , which has peddled some of the worst conspiracy theories around.

Nasdaq at new record as Dow dips on weak retail sales

21 Авг, 2016

US DATA: Investors will monitor the release of a report on retail sales in the USA, which is expected to show monthly growth of 0.4 percent in July. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,547 as of 10:17 a.m.

India appoints insider Urjit Patel as new central bank governor

21 Авг, 2016

India opted for a continuation of the reforms Raghuram Rajan by selecting one of his deputies to take over the central bank. On his very first day in office, Rajan appointed Patel , his former colleague at the IMF, as the head of a committee which re-examined India's monetary policy.

Saudis Ramping Up Oil Output To Gain Leverage In OPEC Talks

21 Авг, 2016

However, analysts warned the rally was overblown, especially since planned talks between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other major producers like Russian Federation to rein in on ballooning overproduction were unlikely to lead to a reduced supply overhang.

Macy's to close 100 stores nationwide, but locations not released

20 Авг, 2016

The Fort Wayne location is one among 728 Macy's stores, according to the company. Even Nordstrom's got caught out in shift of consumer buying habits - reporting the worst sales this spring since 2009. "As far as the department-store sector goes, it's a shrinking sector", said Howard Davidowitz, chairman of Davidowitz & Associates, a retail consulting and investment banking firm headquartered in NY.

Major Trump campaign shake-up less than 3 months until Election Day

18 Авг, 2016

Chris Christie attended the first intelligence briefing with the GOP nominee. Other reasons for the shake up, outside internal frictions, are new polls showing Hillary Clinton lengthening her lead in some key battleground states, including OH, the pick of the litter.

Cisco all set to lay off 14000 employees within few weeks

18 Авг, 2016

The San Jose, California-based company said it will reinvest all the cost savings from the restructuring plan, which will begin in the current quarter , into businesses such as security, connected devices, data-center products and the cloud.

Vladimir Putin: Return of Russian tourists to Turkey a matter of time

15 Авг, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pays a visit to Russian President Vladmir Putin in Moscow, claiming to build a new and harmonious relationship with Russia. Putin also announced a mid-term cooperation program that spans the year 2016 to 2019, and also intergovernmental commissions of the two countries would resume contacts.

Tesla Shares Volatile After Q2 Results

11 Авг, 2016

Chief Executive Elon Musk earlier this week had repeated a projection that if the deal is consummated, the combined Tesla-SolarCity could require a " small equity capital raise" next year. Teslas shares rose less than 1 percent to $227.50 in after-hours trading. Although gross margins will widen by 2-3 percentage points in the second half of the year, adjusted operating expenses will increase for the full year by 30 per cent, Tesla said.

Delta system outage: Here's what went wrong

11 Авг, 2016

Monday, prompted a Delta Airlines to suffer large scale flight cancellations and delays in its worldwide operations. More than 2,000 flights have been canceled since an outage grounded Delta Airlines planes on Monday, including a dozen flights scheduled to leave Orlando International Airport.

RBI's Rajan Likely To Hold Fire In Final Policy Review

10 Авг, 2016

The RBI has retained repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) at 6.5%, cash reserve ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks at 4%, reverse repo rate under the LAF at 6%, marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate at 7% each.

Facebook hates ad blockers so much it now blocks them

10 Авг, 2016

After surveying more than 2,000 people across six countries-the US, the UK, France, Germany, Brazil and India-Ipsos found that the majority of people (69 percent) said the main contributing factor to using ad blockers is disruptive ads. It's a smart business move for Facebook , however, given it makes the bulk of its revenue from ads. Ads on their own aren't necessarily the worst thing in the world, but the way that some ads are implemented makes them feel that way though.

Chinese ambassador warns relations with UK at crossroads

10 Авг, 2016

Liu Xiaoming said the delay was calling into question the " mutual trust " between the two countries. " If Britain's openness is a condition for bilateral co-operation, then mutual trust is the very foundation on which this is built ", said Mr Liu.

Parliament approves GST bill

09 Авг, 2016

The government has listed the bill for Monday's legislative business in the lower house. The Make in India initiative will get a significant boost as companies would be able to create manufacturing and industrial hubs across the country as GST would break the barrier of state tax regulations.

Brazil disappoints again in men's soccer, draws Iraq 0-0

09 Авг, 2016

With a talented trio in attack led by Neymar, Brazil had chance after chance, again hitting the frame of goal and again disappointing. After playing out a 0-0 draw with South Africa in the first group match last week, Brazil was hoping for a breakthrough in the second game.

Emirates EK521 flight from India crash-lands at Dubai International Airport

07 Авг, 2016

According to air traffic control recordings cited by Aviation Herald , a respected independent website specializing in information on air accidents, controllers at Dubai had reminded the crew of the Boeing 777 to lower the landing gear as it came into approach.

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