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P.V. Sindhu Makes Smashing Entry Into Olympics Badminton Finals

According to India Today , Sindhu overpowered the second top-ranked female shuttler in the world with a spectacular 22-20, 21-19 hard-fought victory at the Barra Olympic Park Riocentro - Pavillion to earn her very first Olympic semifinal round ticke...

UK unemployment fell in run-up to Brexit vote

It has not been lower since July to September 2005. Unemployment fell by 54,000 to 1.65 million over the same period. "Average store prices (including petrol stations) fell by 2.0% in July 2016 compared with July 2015", the ONS said, adding that, c...

Manchester placed ahead of London in annual global liveability rankings

Mayor Robert Doyle said retaining the title was a fantastic accolade. Dr Jones said police had disrupted "quite a number of [alleged terrorist] plots over the past 12 to 18 months, but I suggest that shows how well we're across what's going on with...

Investment banks ready to move jobs 'within weeks' of Brexit

Theresa May has said she will not invoke Article 50 until next year. Asked whether Britain could adopt a model similar to that of Switzerland or Norway, which are not members of the European Union but have close ties to it, Roth said the deal agree...

Tesla To Buy SolarCity For $2.6B

While electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc . has said that the transaction would create a one-stop shop for cleaner energy, some have questioned the motives behind the deal. This deal isn't necessarily a lock, as Tesla's independent shareholders ...

Bank of Japan underwhelms

The central bank shocked the world with its introduction of negative interest rates in January. FILE - In this November 17, 2015 file photo, a woman takes a look at orange on sale at a shop in Tokyo. One fifth of that is earmarked for companies that ...

Meth Lab Found Under NY Walmart

Amherst Police and NYS Police investigated in the parking lot of a Walmart on Sheridan Drive. A police Captain says they don't know yet how long this was going on- or who was doing it. "It's a concern I mean it's unbelievable in this area, this isn...

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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...