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Gas prices heading back up after oil deals

Compared to past year when the USA average was hovering around $2.015, American motorists Monday were paying 19.7 to 20.1 cents more per gallon, depending on th...


Indonesia, India's most valued partner in its Act East Policy: PM Modi

Signalling a new momentum in ties, the two sides agreed to commence a bilateral strategic dialogue and a separate security deliberations besides agreeing to neg...


Police arrest man over threats to UK Brexit lawsuit claimant

He closed his argument with: "The eloquence of Eddie's appeal should not be allowed to skew the basic constitutional principles his arguments seek to violate". ...


England stun South Africa to win Cape Town Sevens

The games formed part of the South Africa Sevens, an annual rugby sevens tournament that is held in South Africa. The All Black Sevens have clinched third pla...


Trump expected to tap Exxon's Tillerson for State Dept

And with Trump promising to cancel the Paris climate agreement negotiated by President Obama, the nomination of an oil executive would send a powerful signal th...


Far-Right Candidate Loses Bid for Presidency in Austria

Van der Bellen is pro-European Union and represents liberal to left-of-centre views while Hofer comes from the Eurosceptic anti-migrant Freedom Party. Mr Van de...


What are Research Firms Saying About Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)?

Marathon Petroleum Corp .'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 67.61%. It has outperformed by 42.93% the S&P500. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its ...


Paris makes all public transport free to tackle pollution

City authorities announced traffic restrictions would be extended to Thursday, with a ban imposed on private cars with registration plates ending in odd numbers...


Demonetisation: Rahul, Mamata sharpen attack on PM; Yagna

The opposition parties have been disrupting Parliament continuously for past a few days. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said Modi wanted a public...


Italy's Renzi asked to stay on as caretaker PM

Speculation has begun to swirl in Italian media on who will take Renzi's place. Mattarella does not favour early elections until Italy has compatible electora...


Carbon monoxide warning for homes across Cornwall

Wales and West Utilities Head of Emergency Service, Clive Book says: "With temperatures falling and people switching on their central heating or gas fires now i...


21st Century Fox Possible Offer for Sky plc

The London-listed firm said in a statement it had agreed on an informal offer of £10.75 (A$18.18) per share from the Murdoch-controlled United States media-ente...


Man in critical condition in Dublin was shot through kitchen window

A spokesman for the Garda said initial inquiries suggest a lone gunman fired a number of shots through a rear kitchen window of a house injuring the 38-year-old...


Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

That's what I'm here for. "It's about what's good for the country, and I'm able to put this stuff behind us - and I hit him very hard also", Trump said in the t...


Bank of Canada keeps interest rate at 0.5%

The Bank of Canada lowered its key interest rate twice in 2015, to 0.5%, but has held steady through 2016. The US Dollar (USD) plunged sharply against the C...


Trump claims 50 bln dollar SoftBank investment due to his election win

Masayoshi Son , the brash billionaire who controls Sprint Corp., said Tuesday he would invest $50 billion in the US and create 50,000 new jobs, following a 45-m...


Mayor Talks About Losing Home, Business to Deadly Wildfires in Eastern Tennessee

On Sunday, the National Park Service and other authorities said 81-year-old Elaine Brown of Sevierville died fleeing the fire after she had a medical event whil...


North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Concedes Super Close Race

McCrory has been a vocal supporter of Trump and joined him on the campaign trail when the businessman visited North Carolina. In a statement , Cooper thanked t...


House OKs 21st Century Cures bill; Senate votes next week

It's not Russia Democrats double down on America's division MORE (I-Vt.) on Tuesday came out against a bipartisan medical innovation bill, denouncing it for "co...


Italy hit by market volatility after referendum defeat

Barely an hour after the referendum was resoundingly rejected Sunday by voters, Renzi announced he would keep his promise to quit if the measures fail to win ...


Green Party files recount petition in MI

Schimel argued Stein has provided no "clear and convincing evidence that a single Wisconsin voting machine was compromised or a that hand count would change t...


Malaysia hits out at Myanmar over 'ethnic cleansing

Myanmar has denied allegations of abuse, but has also banned foreign journalists and independent investigators from the area. We need to protect the Rohingya, n...


Banks tackled after referendum - Renzi

Renzi has promised to resign if the reforms don't pass which would cause snap elections and may even possibly bring some Eurozone skeptical parties to power and...


Mourinho and Ronaldo could face probe on tax fraud claims

The allegations are reported by an worldwide consortium of media organisations, which includes the Sunday Times , after a huge data leak of more than 18 millio...


Unemployement rate continues to drop as tt hits 9-year low

Economists partially blamed the drop in average hourly earnings on a calendar quirk, which they expect Fed officials will overlook at their December 13-14 polic...


Mall of America is hosting black Santa for first time ever

Larry Jefferson , a retired veteran from Texas, was chosen from nearly 1,000 other Santas at a convention for a four-day stint at the Minnesota's mall's Santa p...


Chanel: Train across jasmine fields threatens perfume-making

In a strongly-worded open letter to planners, Chanel said a viaduct to carry trains over the picturesque Siagne valley would be a disaster. Chanel warned on F...


Why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Soaring by 30% Today

The federal government has controlled both Fannie and Freddie since 2008 and the U.S. Treasury has warrants that give it the right to a 79.9% ownership stak...


Tom Cotton Praises Trump's Very Controversial Phone Call With Taiwan

China's Foreign Ministry said it had lodged "stern representations" with what it called the "relevant United States side", urging the careful handling of the Ta...


Sensex dips 329.26 points to close at 26230.66; Nifty tanks 106.10 points

The 30-share Sensex opened lower at 26,437.37 and hovered in a range of 26,445.52 and 26,299.15 before quoting 26,336.56 at 1100 hours, registering a fall of 32...


Revised Nuclear Bailout Bill Wins Committee Approval

Bob Rita of Blue Island, is a cap on power rates for all customers. The bill has gained broad support from business, labor, environmental groups and faith-based...


Earnings Outlook Revision Scan: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Mizuho Securities bumped up the target of UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH ) to $178.00 stating a potential upside of 0.13%. The analyst recommendations from a month a...


Sensex down by over 260 points, Nifty falls below 8000-mark

The rupee plunged to a fresh life-time low of 68.86 (intra-day) against the greenback, surpassing its previous low of 68.85 tested on August 28, 2013. Europea...


Tata Power calls EGM on Dec 26 to remove Mistry from board

In his three-page letter to Wadia who is serves as independent director on three Tata companies, Bharat Vasani, Chief, Legal and Group General Counsel of Tata S...


European Union optimistic on Greek debt deal

Athens and its official creditors are at odds over the country's fiscal targets as well as labour and energy reforms that are part of Greece's second bailout r...