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Qatar State News Agency Hacked

The retracted story also had quotes attributed to Tamim that stated that Qatar has good relations with Israel and that there is no wisdom in making an enemy o...


Schaeuble Pressed for Greek Debt Relief by German Election Rival

But Germany's Wolfgang Schaeuble is sticking to his insistence that further-reaching debt relief is a matter for the future. A group of north European countri...


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

In California and Nevada, around 17,000 AT&T workers who provide phone, landline and cable services have been working without a contract for more than a year....


Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

While the company did not officially announce the job cuts, they did not deny the report either. The company's market value is now behind Tesla and General...


SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive is leaving Tesla in June

CEO Elon Musk, the largest individual shareholder of Tesla, proposing that it buys SolarCity , where he served as chairman and also the largest shareholder. Th...


1st large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

State media burst with pride and patriotism as the plane's debut flight from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai was broadcast live, reporting that around ...


Energy Chief Says Hole Filled at Nuclear Waste Site in Washington State

A spokesman for the Hanford Site says the road provides a secure and clear path for workers to fill the tunnel opening. "We're going to approach this slowly, sa...


'Yes' to the American Health Care Act

There's growing support for the idea of pegging the tax credits in the House repeal bill to income and making aid more generous for poorer people. It took Rep...


Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

A White House spokesperson even told CNN that "the President has not spoken to Roger Stone in many months and any reports suggesting otherwise are categorical...


SoftBank's profit zooms on Sprint turnaround

Back then Sprint was widely considered to be the third biggest wireless carrier in the USA, but its fortunes have since declined. SoftBank's merger attempt wi...


Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

The results of these higher budgets will become evident in 2018, which is why the EIA is forecasting average daily production of nearly 10 million bpd in 2018...


Oil rebounds above $50 on latest United States stockpile figures

OPEC members and their partners in the oil production cut agreements from last November and December have reached a consensus to extend the deal until the end o...


Sage of Omaha Warren Buffett eyeing benefits of Trump tax cut

Yet Buffett and Munger stood by Wells Fargo and other Berkshire investments, including United Airlines and Coca-Cola. "It is a huge tax cut for guys like me",...


Dialogue with Trump was non-politicised: Russian FM

In Moscow, the Kremlin said on Wednesday it hoped that Comey's firing would not affect Russia's ties with the United States, saying it believed his dismissal ...


Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

It expects nearly no increase in real incomes this year and sluggish consumer spending, though that will be offset by investment and exports. Eurozone industr...


Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years prison for blasphemy

After the verdict, the governor was taken to a Jakarta prison but it was unclear whether he would remain in jail or be released later to allow him to file his...


Portion of tunnel containing nuke waste collapses at Hanford

It was discovered during "routine surveillance", according to the Energy Department. The tunnel that is possibly affected is next to a plutonium uranium extra...


Le Pen thrives among French poor, vote analysis shows

Florian Philippot from Le Pen's National Front poked fun at Hollande's comments, asking if he would attend the restaurant La Rotonde with Macron to celebrate th...


White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

Reports emerged last week that Trump was considering an executive order announcing his intent to do away with NAFTA. Trump railed against the decades-old trad...


Plagiarism or a 'wink'? Le Pen's copied speech targets right

The French would take a "business as usual attitude" as a "betrayal" he warned. However, the parties of the two top candidates for this year's French presidenti...


'Judgment on reasons for reshuffle encroaches executive realm'

However‚ Zuma's lawyers argued that the DA had already acknowledged this and‚ on that basis‚ was not entitled to any record of the decision. THE Congress of t...


Thai news organizations urge government to scrap media control bill

In Hyderabad, senior journalists, addressing a seminar organised by PFUJ, said governments never favoured an independent media, adding that rulers were conspi...


United Settled with the Guy Dragged Off Its Plane

According to the investigation, United Flight 3411 traveling from Chicago to Louisville on April 9 had resolved one overbooking issue before boarding the plan...


Scottish paper fivers still valid as Bank of England version is withdrawn

You can ask the shop keeper to give you a new note instead, as they have been told not to give out old ones as change anymore. After 5 May, you can still depo...


UFC creates 4th weight class for women, adding 125-pounders

Women's flyweights between the ages of 21-34 with a winning record and at least three professional fights are invited to attend the open casting call for TUF 26...


Energy propels Canadian exports to record high in March

Canada's trade deficit narrowed to $135 million in March (previously $1.1 billion), as a 3.8% rise exports outpaced the 1.7% increase in imports. The shortfal...


Apple's services business grows 18% as iPhone sales stall

Unfortunately, for investors, the chart below shows a stock that's run tremendous in the past year, so this mixed report has shares down about $3 in the after-h...


United Airlines reaches settlement with doctor violently removed from plane

Demetrio of Corboy & Demetrio and Stephen L. Golan of Golan Christie Taglia. After suffering a concussion, broken nose and the loss of his two front teeth, th...


Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Receives $96.78 Average PT from Analysts

Several other research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an "equal weight" rating and set a $90.00 price target...


Volkswagen eyes options for motorbike brand Ducati

Two insiders have confirmed that VW is reining in spending across the group, including cutting thousands of jobs at its core passenger-car brand, to help pay fo...