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Tech, telecoms lead Wall St higher, GE weighs on Dow

The Nasdaq Composite was up 15.89 points, or 0.31 percent, at 5,089.80. REVVED UP: General Motors rose 76 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $32.25 after reporting t...


Booms not containing Saskatchewan oil spill

The Saskatchewan government is advising people to limit recreational activities on the North Saskatchewan River following the Husky pipeline oil spill near Maid...


Interest rate cut still on the cards as consumer prices remain weak

Home-buyers look increasingly likely to be gifted with an August interest rate cut as inflation continues to be weak. Australian consumer prices rose at the s...


US, European stock rises on upbeat company earnings

Technology stocks led the way following an encouraging report from Microsoft. The S&P 500 gained 5.15 points, or 0.24 percent, to 2,166.89 and the Nasdaq Co...


Lilly CEO Lechleiter to retire; David Ricks to succeed

Lilly's board elected David Ricks, now senior vice president and president, Lilly Bio-Medicines, to assume the role of president and CEO and to join the board o...


MI delegates anxious about Clinton's trade stance

It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms. Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman t...


Turkey PM warns post-coup crackdown not over

Turkey's government has ordered the closure of dozens of media outlets - including news agencies, television stations, radio channels, and newspapers - as part ...


Fiat Chrysler raises profit outlook as Jeep drives solid Q2

In its statement on Tuesday, the company said monthly USA sales reports in the past have had no impact on its reported revenue or financial statements issued ...


Manufacturing slowdown worsens post-Brexit to add to recession concerns

On currency markets, the pound held firm after falls on Friday following the PMI surveys but eased off session highs after the CBI report. 'But it's clear t...


Munich gunman 'planned attack for a year'

Investigators said the Munich gunman had researched that slaughter online and had visited the site of a previous school shooting in the German town of Winne...


Boeing reports 2Q loss

The US aerospace giant lost $234 million for the quarter ending June 30, its first loss since the third quarter of 2009. The Commercial Airplanes division's o...


CBI says manufacturing muted post-Brexit

The decline is said to be the most dramatic since January 2009. A balance of plus-10% expect export orders to rise, the survey showed. Manufacturers have yet ...


Oil spill triggers Sask. cities to shut down water intake

Husky Energy is running into difficulty containing and cleaning up a 1,570-barrel oil pipeline spill that entered the North Saskatchewan River in Canada this we...


Future game updates to add new Pokemon, customizable Pokestops

He added: "The stock is still up around 50 per cent from its pre-Pokemon Go price, which is probably a better reflection of what is still a game changer for Ni...


Your Future Tesla Will Earn Money by Driving Itself When You're Not

The long-anticipated blueprint is an update to Tesla's first "Master Plan" in 2006, which vowed to bring low-priced electric vehicles to market. In the second...


Turkey investigating people who say coup attempt was hoax

A presidential official quoted by Reuters said that Halis Hanci, described as Fethullah Gulen's right-hand man, had been "captured". The government also shut ...


Stocks End Week With Gains as Utilities, Telecoms Advance

The S&P 500 gained 5.15 points, or 0.24 percent, to 2,166.89 and the Nasdaq Composite added 26.20 points, or 0.52 percent, to 5,055.78. The MSCI world equit...


Purple hair? Starbucks doesn't care. Coffee chain relaxes employee dress code

Retail Store Operations said, "We believe these changes work well with our iconic green apron and also complement the passion partners bring to our coffee and t...


Bather feared dead after incident off Sussex coast

John Marlow, 47, from Lancashire, who is on holiday with his family, told the Daily Mail: "My wife and two children were paddling". They have described the te...


888, Rank Group may make an offer for William Hill

The bid comes just days after William Hill's chief executive, James Henderson, was sacked amid poor online performance that led to a series of profit warnings...


Canadian authorities seek to contain oil spill moving down North Saskatchewan River

Prince Albert city council was also holding a special meeting Monday to discuss what Toye called "drastic" water conservation measures that would include no wat...


One US "Pokémon Go" Player Has Caught 'Em All

Johnson is the head of a startup and a published author, so he doesn't have much time to play during the day. A reddit user, who goes by the handle ftb_hod...


Brexit fallout: Optimism among United Kingdom firms plunges after European Union referendum vote

The survey adds to signs the Brexit vote might be starting to take a toll on Britain's already slowing economy, following a survey from Markit that suggested bu...


Here's How Much Prime Day Could Impact Amazon's Q3 Revenue

Amazon is promising this year will be even bigger. Each winning customer will receive free airfare, hotel accommodations, tickets to see the artist in concer...


Someone Has Already Caught Every North American Pokemon in Pokemon Go

Nick Johnson from Brooklyn has claimed to be the first Pokemon Go player to catch all the 142 Pokemon available in the U.S., Business Insider has reporte...


Honda Softbank partnership to deliver smarter AI for cars

SoftBank will pay ¥2.3 trillion on hand and borrow the remaining ¥1 trillion from Mizuho Bank. SoftBank founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son said: "Th...


UP: BJP protest for Siddiquis arrest, Singhs re-induction

These remarks were condemned by all the political parties and led to protests by BSP workers. "We have asked the district administration, which had got the en...


Minnesota Democrats weigh unity as convention kicks off

The Vermont senator, who was booed by his own supporters earlier Monday when he spoke about the need to elect Clinton, intervened amid fury over leaked emails s...


Verizon complete deal to buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion

United States telecoms giant Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to purchase the core web assets of Yahoo! , for around $4.8bn. Verizon has agreed to ...


Mediator: 2 Yerevan police hostages released

The regiment's deputy commander, Colonel Artur Vanoyan, was killed and several other policemen wounded in the assault. The gunmen freed their remaining four h...


Hillary Clinton announces senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential pick

Republican Party chief Reince Priebus tweeted scornfully: "Hillary Clinton's choice of Tim Kaine does nothing to unify a fractured Democrat base repelled by h...


Boeing will take $2.05 billion in charges for second-quarter earnings

Boeing will report an $847 million charge on an after-tax basis. Boeing also expects to book a $393 million loss from the KC-46, a delayed aerial refueling...


Truck attack on Nice was 'premeditated'

Islamic State has claimed the attack, calling Bouhlel one of its soldiers, but authorities have yet to produce evidence that the 31-year-old, who was shot dead ...


Casino group Rank in merger talks with 888

Sources such as the Racing Post have 888 Holdings and the Rank Group merging to create a £3 billion joint bid for William Hill . William Hill is expected t...


Wall Street slips on disappointing results

The S&P 500 is up more than 8 percent since June 27. It also pulled the S&P technology index 0.5 percent lower. Eight of the 10 major S&P sectors closed lower...