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UN expert welcomes US deal to resettle Australia's refugees

A USA agreement to resettle an unspecified number of refugees would be a "great achievement" if it emptied Australia-run Pacific island camps where asylum seekers were mistreated, a United Nations expert on migrants' rights said Friday. He said the t...

Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon

Tiffany & Co's flagship Fifth Avenue store near Trump Tower in New York City is not canceling it's iconic holiday display, after reports mistakenly said the light show was canceled due to new security protocols. Officials said a NYPD presence wil...

Mexico central bank hikes rate after Trump win, peso still weakens

The Bank of Mexico is expected to raise rates by 50 basis points from 4.75% to 5.25%. In its policy statement, the bank acknowledged the uncertainty over Mr. The central bank insisted the country's banks were well capitalized, but that the govern...

State workers rally against contract impasse

AFSCME - the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - and the state of IL have not met to negotiate a long expired labor contract since January. IL state workers already are the highest-paid state workers in the nation when adju...

No plans to launch Rs 1000 notes for now: Jaitley

He said: "ATMs could not have been calibrated (before the announcement) because of secrecy issue". One of the primary bottlenecks is that the new Rs 2,000 note has a new size, weight and design - which the ATMs are not programmed to dispense.

Trump now praises Electoral College, says he could have won popular vote

Since we don't have to deliver vote counts by horseback anymore, the Electoral College has outlived its relevance. I immediately got up the next morning guessing who probably won the election and, sure enough, I was correct in my original assum...

Indelible ink to be used to tackle multiple transactions by "unscrupulous" persons

Bhattacharya said that ATMs were running out of cash faster than expected because there was only a certain amount of space available for Rs 100 notes and the machines could not hold the new Rs 2,000 note due to their new dimensions, ANI reported on...

German economy slows in third quarter 15.11.2016

In the United Kingdom, inflation as measured by the consumer prices index ( CPI ) rose by 0.9% in the year to October, compared to a 1.0% rise in the year to September, according to Britain's Office for National Statistics ( ONS ). "Positive impulses...

Change.org Petition Asks Electoral College to Make Hillary Clinton President

And what are the chances of the Electoral College not declaring Trump president? There have been many , many mentions of president-elect in many other realms of the sports world. Bonnie J. Toomey teaches at Plymouth State University, writes ...

First Chinese trade convoy arrives at Gwadar port in Pakistan

The Dawn quoted its representatives, as saying that the elements opposing the CPEC were not well-wishers of the people of Gwadar. The statement reiterated that the Gwadar Port is rich of new possibilities not only for Pakistan and China b...

Actress Rekha Mohan found dead in her Thrissur flat

Viyyur police have also said to have registered a case and her body has reportedly been kept in Thrissur Medical College for a post mortem. Rekha was known for her performances in projects like Udyanapalakan and Yathramozhi, to name a few.

Zuckerberg defends Facebook over Trump

San Francisco - Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the idea that bogus stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for President-elect Donald Trump. The social network found that while people may have a lot of friend...

Indian banks call in police as people rush to ditch old banknotes

People jostled to get lower denominations or new currency notes as a sweeping cash crunch caused all round chaos and inconveniences to buy even simple daily essentials. Naresh Kadam, an executive working in a pharmaceutical company, stood in queue at...

American Apparel's U.K. Arm Calls in the Administrators

The Los-Angeles based company is in the process of selling its brand and USA business, however the United Kingdom and other European operations are not part of the sale so are therefore likely to be wound down. The UK business has experienced similar...

Westbrook gets 35, leads unbeaten Thunder past Clips 85-83

The build up ahead of this clash has been exclusively about the head-to-head showdown between former teammates Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant who will face-off for the first time since the split from OKC. "I've got nothing but love for ever...

General Motors Oct. US sales fall as auto boom slows

Autodata estimated that electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors' sales rose 86.4% to 4,100 units in October. Its average sales price of $43,988 was a record for October. - Nissan Motor Co.'s sales fell 2.2 percent to 113,520. Ford Motor Co. said its ...

The Hartford beats 3Q profit forecasts

The stock revealed the change of -0.08% with down momentum. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.90 EPS. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. experienced its Day High at -11.59%, with its Day Low of...

Pokemon Go boost limited as Nintendo cuts profit forecast

The income overseas was reduced due to a stronger yen, and the quarterly results for the company's profits that came out this week show a weakening of Nintendo's video game sales. The " Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017" will happen in Tokyo , ...

England recall Tom Wood for autumn internationals

The 29-year-old's worldwide career appeared to be over after revealing in January that Jones had told him he was "distinctly average" and lacked the world-class work-rate demanded of a six. The uncapped half-dozen are prop Kyle Sinckler, backrower Na...

Twitter planning hundreds more job cuts as soon as this week

Incidentally, it's reporting earnings at 4AM PST instead of the usual 1PM PST most West Coast companies go with. Following two previous quarters of sluggish user growth, the company's board made the decision to evaluate formal takeover bids, ...

Early voting starts today

And early voting will be held at seven locations , a first for a presidential election, as well as an eighth location on the final day. There are 46 early voting locations . Multiple polling locations will be used in Boston during the early ...

US Election 2016: Barack Obama calls Donald Trump's election win remark 'dangerous'

Mr Trump has been heavily criticised by many in his own party by suggesting he might not accept the election result. This week the businessman and former reality TV star has revved up his argument that this year's election is "rigged" and the resul...

Social Security: Higher Income Americans To Pay More, Benefit Barely Increases03:40

Because the complex formulas that factor the increase to Social Security into Medicare, almost 30 percent of Medicare beneficiaries could see an increase in their Part B premiums in 2017. The Social Security Administration uses the broad CPI inflatio...

What do Analysts suggest for: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

The company posted EPS of $N/A for the same quarter previous year. The total volume of 2.01 Million shares held in the session, while on average its shares change hands 3588.47 shares. Mizuho reissued an underperform rating on shares of Valeant Pharm...

US internet repeatedly disrupted by cyberattacks on key firm

According to Time, Homeland Security had issued a warning on October 14 that hackers were using a powerful new approach to launch these cyber attacks. The outages were caused by what's called a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS), which ov...

US Bancorp reports higher net for quarter, year

This means 63% are positive. The high end target price has shares touching $3 and the low end target estimate has the stock moving to $0.9 within the year. Welch And Forbes Ltd Liability Corporation, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 341,618 shares...

Morgan Stanley's earnings jump, helped by trading

Sandler O'Neill issued their verdict on Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) recently. The stock has added about 15.4% since it reported its last earnings. And roundups of analyst notes show that 10 are rating the stock a buy while 4 rate MS a strong buy.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 224K Jeeps; air bags may not work

The recall includes 2016 and 2017 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured between June 16, 2015, to August 14, 2016. If this happens, neither of the frontal airbags nor seat-belt pretensioners will deploy, increasing the risk of an injury. Fiat Chrysle...

UN Security Council condemns failed North Korea missile launch

The UN body said it is closely monitoring the situation to check for further provocation. North Korea successfully launched a Musudan missile earlier this year that reached an altitude of about 620 miles before crashing into the sea. "That is why...

French court rejects bid to halt Calais 'Jungle' camp demolition

Sadly, even more children are not able to legally move to Britain , and have been abandoned to the squalor of the camp, soon to be demolished, with nowhere to go. Yet materials distributed by charities who have urged the government to take in more m...

Netflix soars on subscriber growth

One Wall Street concern going into Netflix's earnings was its United States price hike, termed "un-grandfathering", which started in May and continued to roll out this quarter. The Business Insider reports that Netflix's earning per share at ...

United States import prices increase on gains in petroleum, capital goods costs

Washington, DC, October 14, 2016-The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0 .3% in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. But overall inflation appears to be limited, as has been the case for several years. On the other hand,...

UK lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit talks

Access to the Single Market, on negotiated terms, is a different matter entirely and that is the goal that should occupy MPs as they debate the government's approach. "The idea that Parliament somehow wasn't going to be able to discuss, debate, ques...

Verizon closing call centers 5 states, including New York

The states affected also include Verizon's home state of NY, where the impending loss of hundreds of jobs prompted the governor's office to label the company's move as "corporate abuse". It is the only Verizon call center in the state. The closures...

Athletes to Trump: That's not how our locker room talks

They aren't sexual predators, rapists, or adulterers. Trump apologized again for his remarks on Sunday during the town hall debate, but repeatedly downplayed the situation's severity after moderator Anderson Cooper suggested he bragged about sexu...

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Tech CEOs to visit White House

Of course this will make it easier for spooks and hackers to snuffle but at the moment that some Pentagon legacy systems still rely on floppy disks which makes the material hard f...

America's biggest banks pass post-crisis stress tests

The Fed said that the banks would collectively lose almost half a trillion dollars in its most extreme scenario but they would still be able to lend money. and Wells Fargo and Co....

Watch a NYC Bus Careen Backwards Down the Street with No Driver

Wednesday in Bushwick, but left it in neutral. No passengers were on board the Queens No. 58 route, from Ridgewood to Flushing. The bus eventually stopped at the intersection of ...

Burned body of Oklahoma minister discovered near his church

Guest speaker: Elder Donna Myles, Community Missionary Baptist Church , Dallas. Memorial Road Church of Christ , 2221 E Memorial Road, "Shine So Bright", 9 to 11:30 a.m. Mond...

Time to Get US Air Traffic Control Out of the 1960s

Huerta released a brief statement, saying he supports "looking at new ways to help us provide stable and sufficient funding to more rapidly modernize our system, while maintainin...

Oil prices under pressure from rising OPEC supplies

Global benchmark Brent crude futures fell to $49.93 a barrel, down 70 cents, or 1.38 percent, by 0630 GMT. Refinery crude runs rose 229,000 barrels per day to 17.5 million bpd, ...

Moody's reduces China's credit rating over debt concerns

Moody's also changed its outlook on China to stable from negative after revising the outlook to negative from stable in March 2016. It's "absolutely groundless" for Moody's to a...

NEXT plc (NXT) Upgraded to Buy at Investec

They presently have a GBX 1,100 ($14.31) target price on the stock. Barclays Capital's target price per share indicates a potential downside of -6.59% from the company's previous c...

Fox News May Be Having Ratings Troubles, Here's The Latest

Sean Hannity reassured viewers Tuesday that he is staying at Fox News , after the network signaled a lower tolerance for conspiracy mongering by retracting an article about the...

Montana's absentee vote turnout in the spotlight after Gianforte 'body slam'

Jacobs was trying to ask Greg Gianforte a question about the Congressional Budget Office's score of the GOP healthcare bill to repeal Obamacare when the alleged assault happen...

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Supreme Court puts new restriction on patent trolls

Supreme Court puts new restriction on patent trolls

More than a third of all patent-infringement lawsuits filed between 2014 and 2016 were filed in just one of the 94 federal courts: the Eastern District of Texas , which some say i...

Westpac says new major tax to impact 2H17 by $65M after tax

Westpac says new major tax to impact 2H17 by $65M after tax

The lender, which posted a $7.8 billion full-year profit in 2015/16, says the 0.06 per cent levy would apply to $615 billion of liabilities, with the cost on an annualised basis ab...

Aust men's sevens team in London q-finals

Aust men's sevens team in London q-finals

Australia has qualified for the Cup quarter finals, winning two of its three pool games on day one of the World Series London Sevens tournament. It's so special and I'm so proud ...

Actress Reema was most cheerful person on sets: Rajeev Verma

Actress Reema was most cheerful person on sets: Rajeev Verma

The Marathi actress was taken to the hospital late on Wednesday night after she complained of chest pain. Lagoo's son-in-law Vinay Waikul told PTI, "She was complaining of chest ...

Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

He seemed defiant though, telling the grads. "Never, never, never give up. Things will work out just fine", Trump continued, in what sounded like a pep talk to himself as much ...