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New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

He adds that five of the victims were released from a hospital by Sunday afternoon, and four remained hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life-t...


World's largest tobacco company, Philip Morris, to stop selling cigarettes

Initial trials found the new cigarette had similar effects to quitting smoking. The company had spent $3 billion on creating the substitute cigarette. E-cigar...


Backpacker tax bill put on hold

Amendments to legislation to bring back the Australian Building and Construction Commission cleared the lower house with little fanfare on Wednesday night after...


Lufthansa pilots set to strike again on Tuesday, Wednesday

A pay offer to pilots made by Germany's Lufthansa on Friday in a bid to end a three-day strike has been rejected by the pilots' union, Cockpit. VC rejecte...


Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator's burial

President Rodrigo Duterte, who pushed for the burial, stood by his and the Supreme Court's decision. Dozens of students trooped outside the presidential palac...


SoCal mosques get disturbing hate letter; CAIR calls for protection

The letter addresses the people of Evergreen Islamic center as the "children of Satan", calling Muslims "vile and filthy people". "But your day of reckoning has...


Trump Seems to Soften on Campaign Promises

The Prime Minister, it seems, did not come to that meeting empty-handed: he showed up with a gold Honma Beres driver to give Trump. Here's Donald Trump then...


PM Modi app survey had 'manufactured questions, fabricated answers': Congress

Among the opposition, the BJD, TRS and the YSR Congress, however, have expressed their willingness to the government for holding discussion on demonetisation. "...


Germany's Lufthansa cancels 912 flights in pilot strike

Lufthansa said Thursday that since the strikes were announced in advance, it had managed to notify most passengers so few showed up at airports. Pilots' union...


Cops: Kid watched as 2 had auto sex in McDonald's lot

Two McDonald's employees were leaving the restaurant at the end of their shifts when they spotted two people engaged in sexual activity in the front seats of a ...


Fidelity Investments' chairman Ned Johnson to retire

The move was not unexpected, as Johnson is 86 years old and Abigail Johnson has been running the US mutual fund giant on a day-to-day basis as chief executive o...


Kingfisher sales rise, boosted by Screwfix

Within the group, B&Q posted a total like-for-like increase of 3.5% in Q3, although its store closure programme, which is nearly complete, hindered total sales ...


Let's talk turkey safety before Thanksgiving

A majority of Americans say they typically celebrate Thanksgiving at their own home (61%) or a family member's home (52%). We want to be sure that all consumers...


Boral cements its acquisition of United States building products maker

The timing of the deal to move heavily into the U.S construction sector is interesting given President-elect and construction billionaire Donald Trump's plans...


More Americans expected to travel this Thanksgiving, AAA says

The AAA Carolinas travel group projects that 2 million people in North Carolina and SC will journey at least 50 miles from home this Thanksgiving. It expects 49...


PM Modi Congratulates P V Sindhu On Victory In China Open

Sindhu will face China's Sun Yu in the China final on Sunday. World No. 11 Sindhu defeated the 9th ranked Sun Yu, who had not lost a single game, except tod...


Steady Movements SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI), Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) surged 0.25% yesterday to close its trading session at $61.17. That means the share price went down -12.50% from its 52-we...


Trump goes out for dinner without press in tow

After returning to Trump Tower, the president-elect took a break from being the most unprepared man to take office by picking a fight with The New York Times ...


Donald Trump to meet with Mitt Romney on state Dept.

News' Peter Alexander said a source "familiar with Trump's thinking" disclosed that the President-elect will talk to Mr Romney about becoming the Secretary of S...


First Solar laying off 1600 workers, lowers guidance

According to the company's filings, the manufacturing cost per watt of First Solar's Series 6 product is expected to be 40% lower than its Series 4 product an...


Sensex, Nifty close in the red amid demonetization fears, Asian cues

The equity benchmarks too failed to cheer the market sentiment, with BSE Sensex down 71.07 points at 26227.62 and NSE Nifty down 31.65 points at 8079.95. Meanwh...


Natural gas and renewables will be 'big winners', says IEA chief

However, neighbouring countries can not use this potential, except Turkey, Fatih Birol , the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said...


India struggles as millions throng banks to swap currency

The move, however, started only in 11 branches of state-run State Bank of India, making a little impact on long queues outside banks and ATMs elsewhere. Das sai...


New Rs.500 notes arrive to arrest cash chaos

If we take the best case scenario for the demonetisation drive of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it would be a no match for the banks' aggregate gross non-perfor...


Ireland's Schmidt expects All Black backlash in Dublin

Ireland clinically exploited New Zealand's weakness at the line-out during the 40-20 victory at Solider Field but being able to restore their formidable first-...