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FCC Officially Blocks Part Of ISP Privacy Rule From Taking Effect

The temporary stay will be in place until the FCC votes on a reconsideration of the rules. When the FCC voted past year to adopt the rule, then-FTC chair Ed...


Ben Carson wins Senate confirmation as housing secretary

How Mr. Carson will change the department's existing policy regarding housing is unclear at the moment. Carson, she said , has "made disparaging statements a...


Court lifts ban on water supply to Pepsi, Coca-Cola in Tamil Nadu

Notably, shopkeepers in Tamil Nadu began removing Pepsi and Coke from their shelves on Wednesday after a call by the state's Traders Federation to boycott the s...


United Launches Seasonal San Francisco Flight From Bradley

The United flight will operate non-stop daily, seven days a week on a Boeing 737 with 143 seats. A United executive welcomed the route. "This new route will g...


(AKS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). Other hedge funds have also ...


Backed RBS annual losses more than treble to £6.96bn

McEwan said the latest financial loss was "disappointing" and meant the bank had to go "further on costs and faster on digital", as the group was interacting wi...


JC Penney to close 130 to 140 of its stores

The company noted that its Home, Sephora, Salon and Fine Jewelry were its top performing merchandise segments during the fourth quarter. JC Penney will close ...


Analyst's Proposition on General Motors Company (GM), The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) right now sits at consensus rating of 2.60 while 0 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 0 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and ...


Burger King owner to buy Popeye's for $1.8B

Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 1,755,491 shares of the stock are valued at $116.07 million. Municipal ...


Sinai Accuses Israel of Airstrike That Killed 5

The fourth rocket was not targeted by the missile defense system because its trajectory suggested that it would hit an open field, according to an IDF spokesper...


Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz's $143B takeover bid

Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S), stock is trading $9.65 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of -73.48% in last 5 years. The S&P 500 rose ...


South Korean investigators again seek arrest of Samsung heir

Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics and son of the Samsung group head Lee Kun-hee, is accused of paying almost $40m in bribes to Park's secret confidante ...


Verizon reportedly knocks $250 million off Yahoo's asking price

While there was a lot of speculation about the attack and a lot of finger-pointing as well, there were reports that Verizon would seek a discount from Yahoo. ...


Featured Stock for Investors: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VZ. Analysts mean target price for Verizon Communications Inc. Daiwa SB Investme...


New Jersey ranks 29th on list of number of structurally deficient bridges

A new report says the Brooklyn Bridge and Washington's Arlington Memorial Bridge are among thousands of spans across the US considered structurally deficient....


Retail inflation slows to 3.17% in January

Howard Archer, chief United Kingdom and European economist at IHS Global Insight, also expects inflation to have reached 1.9 per cent in January, and to climb t...


China's exports and imports surge

The country's trade surplus widened last month to 354.53 billion yuan ($51.62 billion) from 275.42 billion yuan in December. Analysts say the trade surplus wa...


Oil market 'responding positively' to output cut: OPEC president

However, it remains cautious about the outlook for 2017, forecasting a near-term deceleration to 1.4 mb/d. Oil futures climbed Friday after the International ...


White House List Contradicts Trump Claim That Terror Attacks Go Unreported

These remarks were followed by footage of Cooper reporting on attacks in cities such as Ottawa in 2014, Paris and San Bernardino in 2015 and Orlando in 2016...


International Monetary Fund board says Greece needs further debt relief

Greece's economy is expected to grow 2.7 per cent this year, up from 0.4 per cent in 2016, the fund said. "IMF involvement is necessary", Jeroen Dijsselbloem,...


Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Reveals 14% Rise In Q2 Earnings

Now the return on equity is 20.60% and its debt to equity is 1.41. Brean Capital reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research ...


Emergency in Chapel Hill: Don't drink the water

The outage forced Chapel Hill and Carrboro restaurants to shut down Friday and schools to dismiss early. They will distribute water as long as supplies last...


Over 70 arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline protest site, camp cleared

Opponents of the project, including the Standing Rock Sioux , claimed on Tuesday that Hoeven and Cramer were jumping the gun and that an environmental study ...


Why Nigeria's January manufacturing PMI fell to 48.2 - CBN

Slower growth of business activity largely reflected a moderation in new order gains at the start of 2017. China's manufacturing sector expands for the sixth ...


Volkswagen beats Toyota, taking first spot in sales

The sales figures will come as a relief for the Volkswagen Group, which is still trying to fix its image in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal which was f...


Trump Calls Top Senate Democrat's Emotional Response to Muslim Ban 'Fake Tears'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday that they had a chance to pass the legislation and overturn Trump's ban if enough Republicans joined them. C...


Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of cookie sales

For more information on where to buy cookies, visit the booth sale locator through the link included with this story on our website or download the Cookie Finde...


John Hurt, 'Alien' and 'The Elephant Man' Star, Dies At 77

This ultimately led to additional parts in television and movies - including his Golden Globe and BAFTA-winning role in 1978's Midnight Express , for which he ...


Google parent Alphabet's shares drop as earnings miss expectations

On Thursday, Google parent Alphabet Inc . posted fourth-quarter profit below analysts' estimates . "We see tremendous potential ahead for these businesses, as...


British PM Theresa May

Although the United Kingdom can not negotiate foreign trade partnerships until it has left the European Union Mr Trump has said he wants a "quick" deal foll...


Donald Trump Announces Meetings with Mexico and Canada to Renegotiate NAFTA

King says while there is more uncertainty when it comes to trade than there has been in several years companies shouldn't panic, especially because they should ...


Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT:NAK) & Opko Health Inc

For the Q4 this year, the consensus current earnings per share trend estimates was for $0.10 while for one month ago was $0.10. Canada's main stock index jump...


Rio Tinto sells mines to China's Yancoal

The sale by Rio Tinto of its subsidiary Coal & Allied Industries includes an initial $US1.95 billion ($A2.57 billion) cash payment and $US500 million ($A659 mil...


China's GDP expands 6.7% in 2016

The data showed that major economic indicators softened previous year, with industrial output growth slowing slightly to 6 from 6.1% in Y 2015. Output rose 6....


IEA sees significant gains in USA shale oil as prices climb

Nigeria's crude oil output dropped to as low as 900,000 bpd by early 2016, due to vandalism and militant's activities in the region. The first two weeks of Ja...