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Misbah to retire after Windies Test series

Captain of Pakistan's Test team, Misbah-ul-Haq, announces his retirement from global cricket. Pakistan medium pacer Hasan Ali bowled a tight spell and got good support from the rest of the attack to restrict the West Indies to 124/8, after th... More..

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Germany threatens Facebook, Twitter with hate speech fines
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Germany threatens Facebook, Twitter with hate speech fines

Germany poses a particular problem for US -owned social networking sites accustomed to American standards of free speech. Others, however, worry that the new laws will limit freedom of speech even further in ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump signs Internet bill preventing privacy rule

President Trump signed the bill on Monday, which means while many ISPs say they will not sell respect customers privacy and won't flag their browsing history and other personal data, they can now do so un...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record $71.2 million in bidding war

Tobias Kormind of 77 Diamonds, an online diamond jewelery seller, said he expects it to sell for more than $100 million. The sale lasted for five minutes and involved three bidders before the winning offer ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pink Diamond Shatters Auction Records

The oval-shaped diamond dethroned the Oppenheimer Blue , which fetched US$58m ($83m) in May at Christie's . But Sotheby's was forced to take back the flawless diamond after that buyer , a New York-based di...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Ways to Commemorate Equal Pay Day 2017

It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary reporting requirements. Data from a 2016 study illust...More..

Tesla is worth more than Ford -- and GM is in sight
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tesla is worth more than Ford -- and GM is in sight

The institutional investor owned 113,193 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock after buying an additional 95,362 shares during the period. Despite strong sales of the Grand Cherokee in March, Jeep's overal...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Scotland formally requests referendum, United Kingdom plans to deny it

Nonetheless, Sturgeon announced that the Scottish government would seek to hold an independence ballot between autumn of 2018 and spring of 2019, before Britain had finalised its European Union withdrawal, acco...More..

Recycled rocket hailed as new era for space travel
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Recycled rocket hailed as new era for space travel

Pulling off such a recovery would be hard, but would close the company's much desired loop of reusability by bringing back the first stage, the payload fairing, and the second stage of a launch vehicle. Given a...More..

Trump walks out before signing executive orders
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump walks out before signing executive orders

Niles-area Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan accused Trump of "theatric signings of executive orders that do very little, instead of. the bold action he promised like declaring China a currency manipulator on day one or...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

China coal imports from North Korea surge in February

They wrote: "Even if it were true that North Korea does not yet have nuclear missiles, their "Dear Leader" could deliver an atomic bomb hidden on a freighter sailing under a false flag into a US port". Also spe...More..

Winter storm brings snow to Boston area
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Winter storm brings snow to Boston area

Fortunately, most temperatures were above freezing, reducing the risk of freezing rain. A winter storm warning has been issued for parts of MA. The first weather system may bring some light snow or even r...More..

Russian Federation investigation: Adam Schiff releases statement after viewing docs shown to Nunes
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Russian Federation investigation: Adam Schiff releases statement after viewing docs shown to Nunes

The truth is buried somewhere in classified material that is illegal to disclose. Intelligence and House sources with direct knowledge of the disclosure of classified names told Fox News that House Intellig...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Stocks end 1Q with solid gains after day of listless trading

The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector has gained almost 12.5% since January, making it the best-performing sector over the past three months. Since the start of the year, the S&P 500 is up 5.7 per cent,...More..

Brexit Makes Gibraltar's Future Uncertain As EU Negotiating Position Gives Spain Veto
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Brexit Makes Gibraltar's Future Uncertain As EU Negotiating Position Gives Spain Veto

The agreement has yet to be finalised but it handed Spain a diplomatic victory as it still lays claim to the overseas territory which it ceded to Britain in 1713. He added that there was no question of any nego...More..

Freedom Caucus Member Urges Trump to 'Remember Who Your Real Friends Are'
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Freedom Caucus Member Urges Trump to 'Remember Who Your Real Friends Are'

But Ryan on Thursday said he was sympathetic to the president's angry tweet , which came a day after a number of outside conservative groups met with White House senior officials to discuss the president's a...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Staff shake-up at White House as deputy chief of staff leaves

Walsh's departure comes as the Trump adminstration is mired in controversy over ties to Russian Federation and after the failure of Trump's first major legislative action, despite Republican control of both hou...More..

Marijuana cultivators to host DHS Easter egg hunt
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Marijuana cultivators to host DHS Easter egg hunt

Altrincham town centre is gearing up for a week of free family activities in the run-up to Easter . Spaces are limited, and some events require advanced registration. The Easter Bunny himself will make an ap...More..

Trump Has Visited His Golf Courses 13 Times as President
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trump Has Visited His Golf Courses 13 Times as President

If he were president, he'd be way too busy for golf, Trump used to say. The White House wouldn't say Saturday whether Trump played golf during his almost 4½-hour visit. This is the eighth weekend in a row Pre...More..

CBN to sell dollars to consumers at 360 naira
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

CBN to sell dollars to consumers at 360 naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN ), on Monday said it would sell dollars to banks at N357 and direct them to sell to their customers at N360 with immediate effect. This latest development comes in line with th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

French presidential debate lifts euro to six-week highs

The debate, the first between the five main contenders ahead of a two-round election on April 23 and May 7, could help viewers make up their minds in an election where almost 40 percent of voters say they are n...More..

Ringgit continues uptrend against USA dollar
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ringgit continues uptrend against USA dollar

Meanwhile, the U.S. prevailed at the latest meeting of Group of 20 finance chiefs in Germany over the weekend, in opening the door for the Trump administration to enact more protectionist trade policy as part o...More..

Ivanka Trump's clothing company is being sued by rival for 'unfair' competition
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump's clothing company is being sued by rival for 'unfair' competition

Instead, she will serve as the president's " eyes and ears " and give advice, attorney Jamie Gorelick told Politico . Via a statement , Ivanka conceded that, "there is no modern precedent for an adult chi...More..

Uber president leaves after six months
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Uber president leaves after six months

Uber has been hit by several controversies, including allegations that it routinely ignores sexual harassment . Some of those structures include new training for Uber's managers, 61 percent of whom have had ...More..

Dovish Fed boosts emerging assets, stocks at 20-month high
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Dovish Fed boosts emerging assets, stocks at 20-month high

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 96.65 points, or 0.46 percent, to 20,934.02, the S&P 500 gained 16.79 points, or 0.71 percent, to 2,382.24 and the Nasdaq Composite added 35.65 points, or 0.61 percent, to ...More..

Charges against Canadian in Yahoo hack 'politically motivated': lawyer
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Charges against Canadian in Yahoo hack 'politically motivated': lawyer

Over the course of the breach, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said, the FSB agents and Belan used the cookies to access "more than 6,500 Yahoo accounts". And the indictments, Dembosky said, helped wrest ...More..

Dollar slides, yields rise as investors digest Fed
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Dollar slides, yields rise as investors digest Fed

European stocks sagged Tuesday, on track for their first loss in four sessions, as investors stepped back before this week's Dutch election, the Federal Reserve meeting and while the United Kingdom moves close...More..

People pelted with boiling rocks as Mount Etna erupts
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

People pelted with boiling rocks as Mount Etna erupts

According to Italian officials, six people had been taken to hospital. Morelle said the explosion was "a reminder of how unsafe [and] unpredictable volcanoes can be". Volcanologist Boris Behncke, part of the...More..

USA investment firm bails on Laval's Valeant pharmaceuticals
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

USA investment firm bails on Laval's Valeant pharmaceuticals

EDT today. Ackman's Pershing Square made its investment in Valeant public in March 2015, when Valeant was trading near $195 per share. Mr. Ackman and Stephen Fraidin, Pershing Square's vice chairman, wi...More..

Waukesha Gander Mountain will remain open despite bankruptcy
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Waukesha Gander Mountain will remain open despite bankruptcy

The company is closing 32 stores in all. However, company spokesperson Jess Myers confirmed Friday the Amarillo store plans to stay open for the foreseeable future. The company said Friday it expects to conduct...More..