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Jan 11 2017

Pricing for Volkswagen's New SUV Announced

Revealed at the Detroit Motor Show this week, the newcomer will put Volkswagen up against a rivals spanning larger Korean SUVs, through to cars like the Skoda Kodiaq, Nis...

Jan 04 2017

New Years Eve NY Heist Nets Burglars $6 Million in Jewels

Police believe the burglary was an inside job, as the suspects didn't need to force their way into the safes; they were already open, the New York Daily News reports ....

Jan 04 2017

Finland's Basic Income Experiment Hopes to Reduce Poverty

Finland has embarked on a social experiment, handing out a guaranteed €560 per month to 2,000 random unemployed citizens - without factoring in their savings, access to f...

Jan 02 2017

Govt decides to keep petroleum prices unchanged for next fortnight

While petrol price was hiked by Rs 1.29 a litre and price of diesel was increased by 97 paise. According to the statement, 0.5 percent hike was recommended for petrol, ...

Dec 29 2016

Cowboys assert themselves in win over Lions

Dallas scored 28 unanswered points starting at the end of the second quarter to win the game by a wide margin. Robinson was a prep star at Arlington Heights in Fort Worth...

Dec 25 2016

Third-quarter GDP growth spurt is already fading

The solid growth comes after the economy struggled through the first half of the year, expanding at just a 0.8 percent rate in the first quarter and improving somewhat to...

Dec 25 2016

F-35 is a mighty force, but so are Trump's tweets

Primarily the (Lockheed Martin) F-35, we're trying to get the cost down. Mr Trump suggested an older aircraft made by rival aerospace company Boeing could offer a cheap...

Dec 22 2016

Manhunt underway in Little Rock after 3-year-old shot and killed

The J.C. Penney was reportedly 10 miles away. The victim was struck at least once, police said . The boy and his grandmother were at the stop sign in southwest Litt...

Dec 20 2016

WPP Receives Subpoenas from US Department of Justice

Omnicom and Publicis confirmed on Friday that they had received subpoenas from the DOJ and that they planned to cooperate with the investigation. WPP derives only 2...

Dec 20 2016

Janet Yellen to college grads: Good jobs are waiting

Low productivity growth and wages that have been slow to rise have vexed the USA central bank. She told graduates that "after years of economic recovery, you are enteri...

Dec 20 2016

Unsafe chemical leaks into Corpus Christi water

The mayor announced that crews have finished flushing out the water towers in zone 3 . "They're hoping to get it resolved within 24 hours", said Zach Kastelic, who m...

Dec 17 2016

US Consumer Prices up 0.2 Percent in November

President-elect Donald Trump's proposed expansionary fiscal policy agenda. The consumer-price index climbed 0.2 percent in November, matching the median estimate of eco...

Dec 17 2016

Yahoo's Cyberfail Could Cut $1 Billion From Verizon Deal: Gadfly

The company says it believes bank-account information and payment-card data were not affected. The company said it was notifying potentially affected users and had taken ...

Dec 17 2016

'Ballon d'Or win clouded by fraud allegations'

The World Cup victor once said that Messi is the best player in the world "for anyone who likes football". Born into a poor family in Madeira to a cook and a gardener as ...

Dec 16 2016

Tata Teleservices removes Cyrus Mistry as director

Shareholders came to the unanimous decision at an extraordinary general meeting of the telecom firm on Tuesday, but the outcome was made public on Wednesday. Among instit...

Dec 15 2016

Federal Reserve Raises Key Interest Rate In First Move Since 201503:47

The Fed chair said "slack" in the United States economy had "diminished" since she and predecessor Ben Bernanke called for a more active government budget boost for the e...

Dec 15 2016

Najib praises Modi, calls him a 'good reformist'

Pic: NST OnlinePUTRAJAYA: The time is ripe for business and political leaders to come together to support Malaysia's role in building a more unified and resurgent Asia, ...

Dec 14 2016

Italian-German yield gap narrows on government, banking moves

Shares in UniCredit have more than halved in value this year, while troubled rival Monte dei Paschi di Siena is seeking to raise new capital from investors to avoid a g...

Dec 14 2016

Venezuela pulling most widely used bill from circulation

Critics slammed the move, which Maduro said was needed to combat contraband of the bills at the volatile Colombia-Venezuela border, as economically nonsensical, adding ...

Dec 14 2016

How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Monday

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kicks off its two-day policy meeting in Washington on Tuesday, with the official rate announcement scheduled for the following af...