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EPA seeks to derail cleanup of coal power plant pollution

In 2014, "the US EPA paid incentives of about $11.3 million to get 456 employees to voluntarily leave the agency, plus accumulated annual leave payments of $4.9...


Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel

It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims. The New York Times reported on April 1 that about $13 million has bee...


Erdogan Narrowly Wins Referendum for Executive Power

The fraud allegations stem from a decision by the board on Sunday to count as valid some 1.5 million ballots with no official stamp thus inciting anger of the o...


United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

Munoz reiterated that United will make policy changes, including not using law enforcement to take passengers off a flight unless there is a security issue an...


Emirates and Royal Jordanian Airlines Troll Embattled United

Spokeswoman Megan McCarthy said Wednesday that the passengers can take the compensation in cash, travel credits or miles . Videos show him being approached b...


Pence keeps spotlight on Korean Peninsula

Addressing more than 2,500 U.S. and Japanese military personnel, the Donald Trump's vice president indicated war could be imminent by saying "storms gather on t...


BlackRock beats profit expectations as ETFs see inflows of $64.5 billion

The investment management industry is being reshaped by a move of investors toward cheaper products, especially index funds. BlackRock shares, up 1.7% over th...


Trump takes aim at H-1B visa program

Like many of Trump's executive orders to date, the newest decree will have little practical impact , but sends a signal for the various government departme...


International Monetary Fund upgrades Australias growth forecasts expects 2017 GDP at 31 pct

The IMF now sees Hungary's current account surplus narrowing to 3.7% of GDP in 2017, rather than to 4.6%, and projects less squeeze next year, to 3.0% instead...


American Express profit tops estimates on higher spending by members

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding ESRX? FNY Partners Fund LP bought a new position in shares of American Express Company during the fourth quarter...


US Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

Officials said there had been a lack of follow-up with commanders overseeing the aircraft carrier's movements. Pacific Command put out a statement on April ...


Emirates cuts flights to U.S. as demand weakens

Dubai was one of 10 cities in Muslim-majority countries affected by a ban on laptops and other personal electronics in carry-on luggage aboard US -bound flights...


Why Morgan Stanley Earnings Shattered Estimates

Market conditions were, indeed, better in the first quarter this year. Median price target value has been calculated at $48. According to tipranks.com, 8 analys...


Tech, bank stocks lift S&P, Nasdaq; IBM holds back Dow

Shares of IBM sank 5.3 percent to $161.05 after the company reported a bigger-than-expected decline in revenue for the first time in five quarters. The S&P...


Archaeologists discover trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts

Experts are examining the mummies to discover the identities of the dead and the reasons for their deaths. But the really spectacular find was a collection of ...


Dollar strength a good thing? Mnuchin pulled the Easter Bunny

However, Mnuchin also agreed that the dollar's strength in the short run is hurting exports and the economy;based on such mixed signals, traders are finding it ...


Asylum seekers crossing into Canada increase with warmer weather

Omoruyi is facing charges of human smuggling and conspiracy to commit human smuggling. RCMP say a significant amount of cash was found in a Regina home which ...


Sensex surrenders early gains, sheds 95 pts on global cues

At the close, the 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex ended flat with a rise of 17.47 points or 0.06% at 29,336.57, 13 components posting rise. while the broad...


Apple to be worth at least $824 bn in 2017

Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its position in Apple by 38.3% in the third quarter. VNBTrust National Association now owns 7,853 shares of the iPhone maker's ...


'O'Reilly Factor' Loses About 15 Advertisers. Here Are The Ones That Stayed

Each was a long-time Ailes lieutenant. According to the Times , Fox News's parent company was aware of the sexual harassment suits and settlements and "struc...


Trading Revenue Drop Hurts Goldman Profit

Revenue from fixed-income trading was little changed from a year earlier at $1.69 billion as the company suffered from weaker demand in commodities and currenci...


Electronics retailer Bic Camera to accept virtual currency payments

Bic Camera will be the first major retailer in Japan to launch the bitcoin payment service, though the service is already available in 4,500 outlets in Japan, i...


Netflix Announces New Murder Docu-Series 'The Keepers'

That outlet reported that, according to Netflix , the series "will have everyone asking the question 'who killed Sister Cathy?'" On November 7th 1969, at the a...


Monsoon to be near normal, says IMD in its initial forecast

He further said that the IMD would forecast the monsoon arrival around mid of the next month. Forecasts indicate a weak positive Indian Ocean Dipole may devel...


Cyber Attacks Now Link To CIA Hacking Tools Uncovered By Wikileaks

The highly sophisticated nature of the tools, the targets (government and global agencies, major industries such as utilities, finance and telecoms) and working...