Economy

Le Pen, Macron ahead in French presidential vote, partial official figures show

Fillon won 19.9 percent of the vote, close to the 19.4 percent for extreme-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, who did not immediately lend his support to Macron...


SC allows NDMC to e-auction Taj Mansingh hotel

The court had earlier asked IHCL, which challenged a Delhi high court order allowing the hotel's auction, to file objections, if any, within a week. The India...


Trump says 'massive tax cut' plan coming as soon as Wednesday

The orders, which Mr Trump will sign at the Treasury Department, next door to the White House, comes as the president works toward making good on a major campai...


Government of India bans use of red beacons on VIP vehicles

Recently the governments of Punjab and UP state banned the use of red beacon on all vehicles barring those belonging to high ranks in the government sector. "...


Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emission scandal

On March 10, the manufacturer pleaded guilty in the USA court in Detroit admitting that almost 600,000 of its diesel cars in the United States were programmed...


Verizon was hemorrhaging subscribers until unlimited data launched

However, before that unlimited plan promo, Verizon lost an approximately 400,000 regular monthly phone customers. According to the company, revenue droppe...


John Kelly: 'Even a single DUI' could lead to deportation proceedings

Kelly previously served as the head of U.S. Southern Command, often dealing with narcotics smuggling from Central and South America and the Caribbean. Those thr...


Goldman Sachs' profits miss forecasts as trading struggled

Goldman's profit rose from a hard year-ago quarter, with earnings per share of US$5.15 versus US$2.68. Interestingly enough, Goldman's results were contrasted...


EPA moves to undo tougher pollution limits on coal plants

Environmentalists were, obviously, outraged by Pruitt's decision. Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt, who wants to ensure the USA doesn't inves...


Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

And whether consumers choose United matters not just to the airline, but to communities such as ours where United Express welcomes passengers aboard daily fligh...


John McCain: Trump Team 'Partially To Blame' For Syria Chemical Attack

President Trump had spoken out during his election campaign against USA military intervention, and had been keen to fix relations with Russian Federation, whose...


Gold hits 5-month peak, geopolitical tensions drive flight to safety

Gold on Friday held near the 5-month highs hit in the previous session and was set for its biggest weekly percentage rise since April past year as a weaker doll...


Apple said to be targeting a stake in Toshiba's memory chip business

A couple of weeks ago it was reported that Toshiba had announced that they would be selling off their memory chip business. The Apple report helped Toshiba stoc...


EU Urges Calm in Venezuela Amid Opposition Crackdown

On Friday, two-time presidential candidate Henrique Capriles was barred from running for public office for 15 years amid an intense campaign waged by the govern...


March jobs report shows divergence between households and companies

The U.S. economy added 98,000 jobs in March and the unemployment rate declined to 4.5%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labo...


KFC Says Goodbye to Antibiotics

Many medical scientists regard farm use of drugs that treat human infections as particularly unsafe because the practice risks promoting superbugs that can def...


Phil Mickelson's gambler pal convicted: 'I'm in total shock'

Attorney for the Southern District of NY. Walters, 70, faced a four-week trial in Manhattan before U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel. Attorney Barry Berke...


Leftist Moreno wins Ecuador presidential election

Hundreds of Lasso supporters gathered outside the National Electoral Council's headquarters in Quito for the third straight night of mostly peaceful protests th...


Misbah-ul-Haq to retire from internationals after West Indies tour

Speaking at a press conference, Misbah said that the series against West Indies will be his last and that he would continue to play domestic cricket. He took ...


Axon Stock Rising, Offers Free Body Camera to U.S

The trial is not open to agencies that Axon is already in talks with about purchasing body cameras. Two-thirds of cops are in favor of a body camera, accordin...


Truck, SUV sales keep rising as vehicle sales continue to slide

Webster Bank N A stated it has 2,675 shares. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Toyota Motor Corp. also fell short of expectations. For full-year 2016, Ford...


US Congress Passes Resolution To Repeal FCC's Online Privacy Rules

President Trump is expected to sign the bill , and the White House gave its support to the resolution on Tuesday. The Center for Democracy and Technology, ho...


SpaceX launches first recycled rocket booster

SpaceX pulled off this feat with a reused Falcon 9 stage on Thursday, a first for an orbital-stage rocket. While the company has already proved that it cannot...


Anti-allergy medicine EpiPen recall expands to US

Mylan brands adult versions with a yellow label and junior devices with a green label. The defect makes it hard for the EpiPen to work during an emergency and...


Subject to recall because of possible defective part

Mylan said it's extending the lots included in the recall as a precautionary measure. The recall now covers 13 lots distributed from December 17, 2015 throu...