Finance

Rick Perry tapped to lead Dept. of Energy he vowed to eliminate

Bush. Some fifteen minutes later, Perry recalled the agency he'd close down: the Department of Energy. The fact is that DOE's budget is overwhelmingly about (...


Global business innovators launch $1 billion investment fund for energy

A consortium of investors led by tech entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates is backing a new US$1 billion fund for clean energy technology. Dubbed Bre...


Matt Terry has dropped out of his Peter Pan Christmas panto role

Terry's final performance was a rendition of Randy Crawford's 1980 hit One Day I'll Fly Away . "My #xfactor Family", Nicole captioned the photo alongside a...


California to probe sale of Prudential insurance through Wells Fargo

The embattled bank says the change, announced early Tuesday, will be effective January 1. Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) said on Monday it has suspended referrals...


North Korea Simulates Attacks On South Korean Government Facilities

Over the first 10 months of this year, China imported 18.6 million tonnes of coal from North Korea, up nearly 13 percent from a year ago. The cap represents a...


Ryan Reynolds dedicates award to Toronto's SickKids Foundation

The stars flocked to social media Monday morning following nominations for the 74th annual Golden Globes. The Tweet from the actor includes a picture of Deadpo...


New Italian coalition government to be sworn in

The largely unchanged composition of the newly forged coalition government fueled fresh calls from opposition forces and even from within Gentiloni's ruling Dem...


Lufthansa flight diverted to JFK Airport after bomb threat called in

However, New York Daily News called the threat " credible ", citing its own sources. The caller said that there was a bomb aboard the airplane. The pilot di...


Tata Steel commits to staying in Britain

Tata Steel had recently signed a "letter of intent" with UK-based Liberty House Group to enter into exclusive negotiations for the potential sale of its Speci...


Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox bids $14.1B for U.K.'s Sky

Sky shares jumped 26.7 percent to close at 10.00 pounds on the London Stock Exchange after Friday's announcement. 21st Century Fox, which owns 39% of Sky, sai...


Zac Efron, The Rock, Leave Us Drenched In New "Baywatch" Trailer

Baywatch hits theaters on May 26 , 2017. The film version of the popular TV series has been in production for a year now and now the first full trailer has ...


MI recount shut down, Wisconsin 82 percent complete with few changes

The recount of presidential votes in the November 8 election has been stopped now that U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith has reversed his decision and ...


Trump Tweets Attack On Carrier Union Leader

Trump yesterday tweeted that Jones had "done a bad job representing workers". "Both Nixon and Truman kept it civil, and did not trash union leaders by name"...


Parliament adjourned after tributes to Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa on Tuesday afternoon, flying to Rajaji Hall in a chopper from the Chennai airport. She would go on to serve four more times. Earlier, President...


Amazon To Open Convenience Store With No Lines

Located on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Blanchard Street, the Amazon Go store is open to Amazon employees participating in a testing program. Customers...


Crude oil is losing its OPEC rally

With the Russian budget based on the oil price averaging $40 per barrel, the jump to $55 after OPEC agreed to production cuts could add one trillion rubles (abo...


Chinese buy United Kingdom pub where Xi had beer

The pub, a few minutes away from British prime ministers' official country residence at Chequers, was said to be one of Cameron's favourites. "We're so excite...


Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL)

The stock was sold at a price of $14.45, for a total value of $686,765. Marvell Technology Group had a return on equity of 3.28% and a net margin of 4.33%. Step...


Trump not saying what he'll do about Dakota Access pipeline

Because the Army Corps of Engineers did not originally make the pipeline undergo a full environmental impact statement , it should be able to skip that longer ...


Unusually late Hurricane Otto takes aim at Central America

Tropical Storm Otto has developed in the western Caribbean and, according to the National Hurricane Centre, could develop into a hurricane by Wednesday. Foreca...


Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

Trump added that there would also be "retributions or consequences" for U.S. companies that move their operations out of the country - such as a hefty border ta...


United Kingdom ramps up borrowing forecasts, sees slower growth due to Brexit

To put his own stamp on the statement, Hammond introduced three new rules: for borrowing to be below 2% of GDP by the end of the parliament; for public sector n...


Southgate warns England players over off-field discipline

Southgate has already spoken about cultivating a discernible style in his team's play, all high press and energy combined with comfort in possession. "I like ...


One million Google accounts breached by Gooligan, new Android malware variant

Check Point also noticed that hundreds of the email addresses are associated with enterprise accounts worldwide. According to Check Point , the users of 13,...


Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note

Vegans and vegetarians have expressed outrage at the use of tallow , a substance derived from animal fat and used in candles and soaps, in the currency notes....


Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger

It's no shocker that rural counties trend Republican, but Donald Trump got the white working class, which has felt abandoned by the Democratic Party, energized ...


Oil rises on hopes of OPEC deal; Canadian dollar gains

Stock prices rose on Tuesday and USA markets ended higher in overnight trade, but the crude oil market is nervous ahead of the Opec meeting in Vienna. Brent...


Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

In a response to a letter from United Kingdom lawmakers requesting a side deal on the rights of United Kingdom and European citizens directly affected by Brexit...


Trump To Kick Off Victory/'Thank You' Tour In Ohio On Thursday

The president-elect thrived on his large and often raucous rallies during the campaign. While George Gigicos , director of Trump's advance team, told reporte...


Don't Need Legal Reason to Seek Nusli Wadia's Removal: Tata Sons

The move has prompted reactions from sources close to Mistry, who were reported to have said that there has been an unprecedented erosion of core values in the ...


Chinese yuan still a strong currency, should stabilise -central banker

While Beijing has been busily damming up official channels for money to leave China, more than ever is leaking out through shady means as investors flee the cou...


Algeria asks OPEC to make million barrel oil cuts

The meeting on November 30 was expected to rubber-stamp that deal, with Russian Federation and some other non-OPEC producers such as Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan a...


Lame-duck Congress works to set stage for President Trump

Supreme Court. In the fullness of time, future historians may well declare Sen. Due to gerrymandering, the House will remain in Republican hands until at le...


Governor orders evacuation of pipeline protest camp

The Indigenous Environmental Network, a group that has supported protesters, called the Corps' decision to close the camp "short-sighted and unsafe", adding the...


Greece needs debt relief, eurozone central banker says

Moscovici said he was optimistic that differences on the Greek bailout program between eurozone lenders and the International Monetary Fund would also be resolv...