Retail Sales Post Biggest Gain in Seven Months

June's retail sales were revised to show a 0.3 per cent gain instead of the previously reported 0.2 per cent drop. Helping to push the June level higher was a 1.2% increase in auto sales from the month before, its biggest increase since December. More..

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Kylie Jenner's cosmetics company has made over $420M
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Kylie Jenner's cosmetics company has made over $420M

The sultry snaps just featured how much the selfie fan's appearance has significantly changed since she was a Sierra Canyon School team promoter in 2012. It was actually her best friend, model Jordyn Woods wh...More..

Teenager exits plane via emergency door and slides down wing
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Teenager exits plane via emergency door and slides down wing

The Panama-based airline said in a brief statement that the plane then taxied to the gate, where all the other passengers of Copa Airlines Flight 208 disembarked without incident . The boy reportedly started...More..

British Gas customers to be hit with up to 12.5% price hike
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

British Gas customers to be hit with up to 12.5% price hike

British Gas has announced plans to raise electricity prices by 12.5 percent from mid-September, affecting 3.5 million customers. Such announcements are highly sensitive because they can affect share prices. "...More..

by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Performance Version Due Next Year

It expects to build 100 cars in August, before growing output to 1500 cars in September. Even if everything were to go right, Musk previously had indicated all those now holding reservations likely wouldn't t...More..

Rory McIlroy sacks caddie who inspired first-round comeback at the Open
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Rory McIlroy sacks caddie who inspired first-round comeback at the Open

The four-time Major victor is slight favourite for the US PGA with some bookmakers despite failing to claim one of golf's four big titles since the same tournament in 2014. Indeed had McIlroy not won at the U...More..

Why the New York Times wants an apology from Fox News
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Why the New York Times wants an apology from Fox News

About 25 minutes later, Trump - a frequent " Fox & Friends" viewer - tweeted about the report and accused the "Failing New York Times " of having a "sick agenda over National Security". Fox & Friends that m...More..

Sears deal with Amazon to sell Alexa-enabled appliances causes 19% jump
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Sears deal with Amazon to sell Alexa-enabled appliances causes 19% jump

The Kenmore Smart air conditioners with Alexa range in price from $379.99 to $739.99. The first Kenmore models to show up at Amazon are the company's Kenmore Smart connected room air conditioners. The news s...More..

Sonakshi was my first choice for Haseena Parkar: Apoorva
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Sonakshi was my first choice for Haseena Parkar: Apoorva

Adding, "As an actor it has been an interesting and emotionally challenging experience". Half Girlfriend actress Shraddha Kapoor will next be seen in quite a different role in relation to the movies she has...More..

Huge dark web drug sites shut down
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Huge dark web drug sites shut down

The investigation into AlphaBay revealed that numerous vendors sold fentanyl and heroin. "According to Sessions, AlphaBay was the largest marketplace on the dark web", with " more than 200,000 users of t...More..

New bill with sanctions against Russian Federation presented in US House of Representatives
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

New bill with sanctions against Russian Federation presented in US House of Representatives

But for now, in an effort to keep things clear, here are some of the basic facts on the main sets of sanctions the U.S. has levied against Russian Federation, including the Magnitsky Act, the sanctions leveled ...More..

First Hyperloop tested; Missouri a candidate to land high-speed transport system
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

First Hyperloop tested; Missouri a candidate to land high-speed transport system

The company said it hit almost 2G's of acceleration and a speed of 70 miles per hour during the test. The testing was conducted in Nevada. In a press release, the company wrote: " Hyperloop One tested all ...More..

USA markets rise on jobs figures
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

USA markets rise on jobs figures

In oil markets, prices slipped by more than 2.5 percent on Friday as news of a further increase in US production added to earlier reports that OPEC output was also on the rise. Despite the overall unemployment ...More..

Heather Watson to face Victoria Azarenka in Wimbledon round three
by | Friday, July 07, 2017

Heather Watson to face Victoria Azarenka in Wimbledon round three

Azarenka said: "I think she's a great player". 'I'm winning so it's hard not to be happy but it's about balancing the highs and lows, not making them more dramatic, to be more level-headed'. I just am happy w...More..

Historically low gas prices may start moving higher, GasBuddy analyst says
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Historically low gas prices may start moving higher, GasBuddy analyst says

AAA says the lowest average price was about $2.22 per gallon in the Saginaw area. Prices at some stations plunge to $1.49. According to AAA Kansas, with the record-breaking Independence Day holiday travel ...More..

by | Monday, July 03, 2017

NewsAlert: All-star point guard Kyle Lowry to re-sign with Toronto Raptors

The athletic big man's deal, which can't be finalized until the NBA's moratorium on free agent signings is lifted on Thursday, is reportedly worth US$65 million. The 27-year-old Ibaka was traded to Toronto from...More..

Cyber attack hits oil giant and banks in Russian Federation and Ukraine
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Cyber attack hits oil giant and banks in Russian Federation and Ukraine

The United States was investigating the attack and determined to hold those responsible accountable, it said. TNP understands that staff members of TNT received a message on Tuesday night informing them of th...More..

Oil declines for fifth week as supply climbs
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Oil declines for fifth week as supply climbs

US drillers last week added rigs for the 23rd week in a row, according to data from energy services company Baker Hughes, implying that further gains in domestic production are ahead. Analysts at Bank of Americ...More..

Kmart to close midstate store
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Kmart to close midstate store

The specific timing of the store closings has not yet been finalised. The long-struggling department store retailer said it expects to close 59 of its 225 stores and cut 2,900 of its approximately 17,000 work...More..

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

For the third year in a row, all of America's 34 largest lenders were found to have sufficient capital buffers to pass the annual stress tests enacted by President Obama after the financial crisis. In last year...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Amazon announced Friday they would buy Whole Foods Markets; a move that sent Kroger shares tumbling. Set up in 1978, Whole Foods , whose stores now span more than 430 locations, has found it hard to a...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Vacation Bible school listing for June 17

Pulaski Heights Presbyterian Church , 4401 Woodlawn Drive, will begin a four-week Bible study on the history of Israel at 10-11 a.m. Friday with refreshments at 9:30 a.m. Brother Sonny Porterfield will bring t...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Oil prices fall as OPEC output, USA crude stockpiles rise

The measures helped stabilise oil prices at the beginning of the year, with the worldwide benchmark Brent crude sticking above US$50 per barrel. Although the IEA said it expected demand to pick up in the ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur: Kane late strike rescues England at Hampden

Great credit to him, under pressure he delivers two outstanding technical finishes. "And then a noise after that, that I have never heard anything like before". "It was one of the most emotional games in my m...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

US President Donald Trump Proposes Privatized ATC Reform

For air-traffic controlling purposes, the FAA divides the skies into three altitude levels; air traffic controllers based in New Hampshire have a hand in all three, according to a 2015 FAA tally on air traffi...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

United States oil production could reach all time high during 2017

Domestic gasoline and diesel prices are expected to drop next week, after two consecutive weeks of increases, amid renewed concerns over a global supply glut in the worldwide oil market, market sources said ...More..

MSNBC tops Fox, CNN in weekly primetime ratings for first time
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

MSNBC tops Fox, CNN in weekly primetime ratings for first time

CNN came in second with 1.735 million total viewers and 729,000 in the demographic. At 8 p.m., Fox News' " Tucker Carlson Tonight" lost to both CNN's Anderson Cooper and MSNBC's "All In" with Chris H...More..

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad Confirmed as New Ambassador to China
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad Confirmed as New Ambassador to China

Hogg criticized former Branstad for only working with Republican leaders and said Reynolds' administration could be a chance to work together. Reynolds, his No. Reynolds recently met individually with the head ...More..

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack

Speaking later alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Trump struck a more somber tone, offering his condolences to the victims and their families. He stated tha...More..

Scotland Record First Victory Over New Zealand In 112 Years
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Scotland Record First Victory Over New Zealand In 112 Years

The Canadians then recovered to defeat the USA 22-19 for bronze. Eden Agero scored and converted his own try before captain Andrew Amonde grounded a converted try for a 14-0 lead. Two tries for Norton made ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

The workers say they want fair wages, job security protection against outsourcing and affordable benefits. AT&T's wireless workers have never gone on strike, and the union says the three-day strike, which w...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Disney CEO: Hackers claim to have upcoming film

He didn't name the movie, but one of the studio's biggest anticipated summer releases, ironically, is "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales", scheduled for release May 26th. Netflix recently had the...More..

BHP to drop 'Billiton' in major rebranding to shore up local support
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

BHP to drop 'Billiton' in major rebranding to shore up local support

The "Think Big" campaign sees BHP Billiton change its name to just BHP, with a new logo in bold caps replacing the old one. The mining giant will drop the "Billiton" from its marketing materials, business c...More..

United States retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

United States retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter

Total sales for the February 2017 through April 2017 period were up 4.7% from the same period a year ago. Retail trade sales were up 0.4% from March 2017, and up 4.5% from past year. Looking at the overall ec...More..

Tesla's new Solar Roof comes with a warranty that lasts forever (TSLA)
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tesla's new Solar Roof comes with a warranty that lasts forever (TSLA)

The company announced its solar roof project a year ago, aiming to deliver a solid alternative to regular roofing solutions. Tesla is trying to be fully upfront with the costs involved with the help of a ...More..