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How major U.S. stock indexes fared on Wednesday

By afternoon, the market was in a mini panic attack, and stocks collapsed, turning the Dow's 283 point into a 100 point loss, before leveling off. It took the...


Why crude oil prices are on upward swing, by United States energy agency

OPEC's output cuts - now entering a second year - have been successful in eroding bloated stockpiles and lifting prices to a three-year high. The West Texas In...


Walmart plans to close 63 Sam's Club stores

The first of these converted eCommerce fulfillment centers will be located in Memphis, TE. Other states set to see closures included Arizona, Illinois and T...


Ripple price (XRP/USD) spikes after announcement of MoneyGram partnership

MoneyGram will pilot the use of XRP , the native digital asset of the XRP Ledger, in payment flows through xRapid , Ripple's solution for on-demand liquid...


GM plans driverless ride-hailing service without manual controls for 2019

Legislation to allow carmakers to test driverless vehicles on US roads with less hassle - called the SELF DRIVE act - is still pending approval in the Senate,...


Major fire forces evacuation of Liverpool International Horse Show

The city council opened an emergency relief centre in a local gym to accommodate those without transport and also residents of a nearby block of flats which had...


Prince Harry hasn't asked Prince William to be best man... yet

Markle's father, who is divorced from her mother, recently expressed his excitement about Markle's upcoming wedding. While the two are extremely close, Willi...


Hong Kong Business PMI Rises To 51.5 In December - Nikkei

That means that in the final throngs of 2017, activity levels improved at the fastest pace since the recovery from the global financial crisis. According to t...


NYC to divest from fossil fuel companies, sues 5 oil firms

In addition, the Mayor also announced the city has filed a lawsuit against oil companies BP, Chevron , ConocoPhillips , Exxon Mobil , and Royal Dutch Sh...


Trump will be in Davos this year

During his election campaign President Trump had railed against globalisation in favour or an "America first" agenda, labelling Hillary Clinton, as "a globali...


Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Hits San Francisco Bay Area

According to the USGS website , people reported feeling the quake 40 miles south in San Jose. Interim San Francisco Mayor London Breed advised residents of...


Tesla's Model 3 Story Is Getting Old

At some later point this year, Tesla said earlier, it should ramp up production to 10,000 Model 3s weekly. "As we continue to focus on quality and efficienc...


Android Malware Targets Over 230 Banking and Cryptocurrency Apps

A new Android malware has been found that reportedly attacks banking applications. The list also includes mobile passbook apps such as IDBI Bank mPassbook and...


Italy's Manufacturing Growth Robust In December

Analysts also expect that manufacturing growth will also be affected in the coming months by restrictions on factory production in some areas and especially in ...


World oil prices on the rise

However, the strong close outs of the year herald what many experts say is the inevitable outcome of high prices: increased USA production in 2018, which will c...


Instagram will start showing recommended post in your photo feed

These posts are suggested based on posts liked by accounts you follow. So, let us know what you think about this new change to Instagram . Three to five rec...


All 50 states agree to use AT&T first responder network

The carrier recently held an opt-in/out period during which states had to decide whether they wanted in...and, it turns out, they all do. FirstNet plans to ...


Uber Sells Stake to SoftBank, Valuing Ride-Hailing Giant at $48 Billion

SoftBank itself will keep a 15 per cent stake, while the rest of the consortium will own approximately 3 per cent, according to a second person familiar with ...


Pak played cruel joke, meeting just a drama: Dalbir Kaur

After they went in, the door shut behind them. Jadhav gave details of his meetings with his contacts in Pakistan and exposed the network which he was handling...


Florida State Actually Isn't Bowl Eligible, Reddit Investigation Finds

Reddit's investigation gained traction and a big reaction on social media , but Florida State issued a statement on Friday night to clear that up and confir...


Warm temperatures ended hopes for first United Kingdom white Christmas since 2010

Christmas Day will be sunny and 39 and down to 24 Monday night. Saturday night, look for patchy blowing snow under mostly cloudy skies that will gradually bec...


UN Imposes New Sanctions Targeting North Korean Oil Imports

The UN Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea today in response to the latest launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang say...


Salvation Army short of Christmas Kettle campaign goal

Funds collected stay local and help families in need at Christmas and all year round. They are urging everyone who's out stocking up on last minute Christmas su...


New York State Population At 19.849M, Census Says

The top 10 most populous states, in order, are: California, Texas, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina and MI. Three stat...


AT&T promises $1000 bonus to workers after tax overhaul

For union-represented, non-management employees at AT&T, the bonus is another temporary boost that ultimately fits into the small fraction of the total tax bene...


Nashville expecting big announcement on possible Major League Soccer franchise

If that is the case, Detroit , Sacramento and several bidding cities that were not among the finalists will vie for two additional spots in the coming years....


Ryanair to meet with union today to avoid tomorrow's pilot strike action

Since being founded in 1984, Ryanair have never recognised pilot unions. Pilots' union IMPACT has said there is an urgent need to end the uncertainty. "Reco...


Oil Prices Rise After API Reports Significant Draw In Crude Inventories

Shale production will rise to a record in January, according to a government forecast published on Monday, as higher prices encourage increased drilling. "With ...


Cowboys owner Jerry Jones "admires" alleged serial terrible person Jerry Richardson

All the talk is because Jerry Richardson , following allegations of misconduct, announced he will be selling the Carolina Panthers . "I believe that it is...


Bitcoin derivatives makes smooth debut on CME

Jose Nascimento , head cryptocurrency trader at Solidus Capital said: "We were waiting for the launch of the CME futures because the price is more robust a...


Union 'not in a position' to cancel strike by Ryanair pilots

The union asked management to release its Ryanair pilot representatives to prepare for and attend the meeting. "It has invited each of them to talks to reco...


Oil Prices Waver as Traders Weigh Output Against Major Pipeline Outage

On Wednesday morning, its operator said it was still considering fix options and reiterated that any repairs would take several weeks. The Paris-based Inte...


Salvation Army is still looking for people to adopt angels

In Waseca, red kettles are set up at Walmart, Bomgaars and Hy-Vee on Fridays and Saturdays. Last year the charity was unable to provide for everyone on its list...


Mother of Bullied Child Speaks Out Amid Confederate Flag Controversy

Actors Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans , who play the Hulk and Captain America, both invited Keaton to attend the premiere of next year's Avengers movie. Shawn ...


Black Friday delivers retail sales boost

Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said: "The surge in retail sales in November does not signal broader consumer strength"...


Turns out 'recommended' Premium gas doesn't do much

However, on the week, gas prices in these states are down at least two cents, while Californias price increased by a penny. Across the country, the largest ch...


Early storm dumps up to 6 inches of snow on mid-Atlantic

Bethany Beach has seen an accumulation of 2.3 inches, while Bridgeville and Seaford have 1.9 inches on the ground. Southern New Hampshire was expected to see ...


Same-sex marriage bill looks set to pass Parliament

The bill was introduced in parliament by the conservative government after Australians last month endorsed the reforms in a controversial voluntary postal vote....


Volkswagen manager gets seven-year sentence for dieselgate role

In August, VW engineer James Liang was sentenced to 40 months in prison for his role in helping the German carmaker cheat U.S. emissions tests. The German nat...


American and Other Airlines To Ban Smart Bags

But numerous bags already on the market have batteries that can't be removed. American Airlines released a statement December 1 asking customers to remove t...


JAL invests heavily in supersonic Boom

Boom Supersonic is a Denver-based company dedicated to removing the barriers to experiencing the planet, starting by building a Mach-2.2 airliner economical en...


Students in Warren learn about computer science during Hour of Code

That work includes broadening access to computer science education. Governor Doug Ducey visited the Phoenix Coding Academy on Monday to kick off Computer Sci...


GM To Launch Self-Driving Vehicles In Big US Cities In 2019

GM is trying to create self-driving cars that need minimal maintenance and upkeep, like aircraft that hold up well to constant use, Vogt says. GM said there sti...


Twitter trolls Jimbo Fisher after leaving Florida State for Texas A&M

The Seminoles won the 2013 national championship and were ranked in the final AP poll in each of his first seven campaigns. Odell Haggins coached the Seminoles ...


World's Biggest Battery Delivering Power in South Australia

The world's biggest battery was officially released in Australia on Friday. The world's biggest lithium ion battery, built by Tesla, was switched on on Frid...


Trump Calls Acquittal in Sanctuary City Murder `Disgraceful'

Without knowledge of his release, ICE officials would have to use sources and evidence to track down Lopez-Sanchez before he moves around the U.S.to possibly av...


Black Friday online sales rise, but footfall dips

Commerce marketing firm Criteo said that 40 % of Black Friday online purchases were made on mobile phones, up from 29 % from a year ago. "There has been a sig...


Jeff Bezos Net Worth Hits $100 Billion Mark, Thanks To Black Friday

Founder and largest shareholder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has not only become the richest person in the world, but also touched the Dollars 100 billion-mark for t...


HPE CEO Meg Whitman stepping down

This announcement surprised even the Wall Street and the HPE share had o witness a fall of 6% in its worth. She endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US...


Still Using Uber? You Might Want to Read This

Khosrowshahi took over the company in September after embattled Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick stepped down as CEO in the summer. Dowling says mistakes ...