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AdBlock Fast Gets New Life as Google Reinstates App on Play Store

The app hit Google Play's top spot for free, new productivity apps on February 2, and was pulled by Google on the same day. Google's move to drop the plugin led to speculation that the company may have been taking a stance against software that...

Oil prices close in on $36 on talk of emergency Opec meeting

Brent crude oil prices could hit $48 per barrel by the same period. United States crude inventories rose by 7.8 million barrels last week to 502.7 million barrels, a level not seen for this time of year in at least 80 years, according to the API.

Twitter user growth stalls in Q4

The number of monthly active Twitter users, excluding those who use the service via SMS, fell from 307 million to 305 million last quarter , prompting the company to explain its path to recovery in great detail in letter to shareholders today .

Tesla's 4Q Net Loss Doubles but Shares up on Outlook

With a starting price at half of its Model S starting price, the vehicle will dramatically expand Tesla's addressable market. In regards Tesla's March unveil of Model 3 , Brooklyn said "everyone is going to learn more about it" and that the co...

Honda recalling 341000 Accords for airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that its investigators believe a SC driver was killed in December when an inflator in a Takata airbag exploded. The recall also covers several Acura models: the 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014...

Honda's latest air bag recall to total 5.7 million cars

The supplier said the airbags' power-control units may corrode and interrupt electrical connections, causing the devices to either deploy inadvertently or fail to activate, according to filings to the U.S. Also Wednesday, Honda announced the recall...

Continental Recalls 5 Million Vehicles Worldwide Over Faulty Airbags

Honda announced it will recall 2.2 million newer Honda and Acura models which have defective airbags in the steering wheel. Honda said late Wednesday is recalling 341,000 2008-2010 Accord cars to replace the control units. "The 5 million airbags ...

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Oil prices increase as Texas refineries start returning to normal

Gasoline for October RBV7, -1.14% fell 1.4% to $1.68 a gallon on Wednesday. The two pipelines transport around 675,000 barrels per day (bpd) of West Texas crude oil into East H...

Energy Secretary: US gas prices will rise in Storm Harvey's wake

Additionally, Indian Oil says demand is strong enough for refiners that do not export to stick to domestic markets and enjoy cheaper feedstock and higher fuel prices . "As the pip...

Hurricane fuels spike in Greater Lowell gas prices

The gasoline supply issues could reduce inventories on the East Coast, causing prices to rise further, Zachary Rogers, a refining and oil products analyst at Wood Mackenzie Ltd...

People need to consider flood insurance

For reinsurance companies, Fitch expects that the insured loss from the storm will fall within primary players retention levels under catastrophe programs, with perhaps a small p...

Tropical disturbance brushes NC coast, heading out to sea

Heavy rain is expected to be the main hazard. Monday: Rain and thunderstorms linger in Florida and spread into eastern North Carolina and eastern Virginia. There is a 10- to 20...

Disturbance To Pelt North Carolina Coast With Rain, Gusty Wind

A weather system off Africa that's being monitored by the National Hurricane Center is likely to develop as it approaches the eastern Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Tuesday. Fo...

Tropical storm warning posted for part of North Carolina

The storm system that could become Irma was expected to track up the mid-Atlantic coast Tuesday before moving out to sea Wednesday . We'll see a nice mix of sun and clouds. It is ...

Disturbance To Pelt North Carolina Coast With Rain, Gusty Wind

A weather system off Africa that's being monitored by the National Hurricane Center is likely to develop as it approaches the eastern Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Tuesday. Fo...

A Tropical Storm is Developing Northeast of Jacksonville

As always, there's the chance we could see a very unsafe storm come our way before the season is over - remember, Hugo, the Historic Floods of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew all occur...

Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast

Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas . As of this writing, rain is already spreading northward through the Garden State, with heavier rain expected later on. Sunday n...

Special Reports

Lee jailed for 5 years in bribery case

Lee jailed for 5 years in bribery case

Lee had been spearheading the country's biggest conglomerate with 350 trillion won ($310.1 billion) in assets as its father and chairman Lee Kun-hee has fallen into a coma in 2014 ...

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor in Lighter Gloves

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor in Lighter Gloves

One point articulated by Marnell, which every other commission member echoed, is that referee selection is the most important factor in fighter health and safety, particularly in a...

Reliance Disruption: Jio Launches A Zero Priced Feature Phone

Reliance Disruption: Jio Launches A Zero Priced Feature Phone

In addition to Reliance Jio , Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone, Reliance Communications, and BSNL are looking for enhancing their mobile Internet reach. It comes with an A...

Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Williams became the oldest woman to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinal since 1994 with a rock-solid performance on Centre Court. Williams will next face either second-seeded Sim...

June job growth was a healthy 222000 . . . but we can do better

June job growth was a healthy 222000 . . . but we can do better

The US economy added 222,000 jobs in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Even with 2,000 jobs added this past month, the legal industry has seen a lot of cuts to...

Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

The question for many other grocery stores might wonder if they're perishable. In working toward becoming an industry leader in staple industries such as food & beverage, Amazon...

Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

That House bill was widely criticized for letting states seek waivers from insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions. In other words, Senate Republican leadersh...

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

Charlie O'Shea, a Moody's lead retail analyst, told the Associated Press news agency that the deal could be "transformative, not just for food retail, but for retail in general"....

Oil hits the lowest since November as over-supply glut continues

Oil hits the lowest since November as over-supply glut continues

USA inventories fell less than forecast last week, keeping supplies more than 100 million barrels above the five-year average, according to data from the Energy Information Admi...