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Oil prices buoyed by persistent Middle East tensions

If prices remain high the outlook may be positive for breakbulk operators serving the oil sector as the higher price point supports renewed investment in offsho...


British pound sinks as BOE members signal unwillingness to raise rates

Inflation rose to 3 percent in September from 2.9 percent in August. The sterling was lower against the USA dollar near midday on Tuesday after Ramsden's commen...


Area groups react to Boy Scout decision

The Boy Scouts already have their Venturing and Sea Scout programs that have been open to teenage girls for years, and leadership wanted to expand opportuni...


Walmart streamlines returns process with new mobile effort

That company generated the majority of its roughly $136 billion in sales from online shopping previous year. Refunds will be credited to customers' payment ...


RCMP INSET takes lead in investigation on weekend attacks

Canadian police said they were investigating violent attacks in Edmonton on Saturday night as "acts of terrorism" after a man hit a police officer with a auto...


Live Más with Taco Bell's $5 National Taco Day Gift Set

Each box comes with one Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco, Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco, Fiery Doritos Locos Taco and a Crunchy Taco nestled in a limited edition...


UKIP unveil new leader as ex squaddie Henry Bolton

He defeated rival Anne Marie Waters , who had provoked controversy with hostile comments about Islam. Going forward, Bolton says the party will be focused o...


Ryanair extends flight cancellations to early 2018

The regulator's chief executive Andrew Haines had previously said he was furious with the carrier , after it cancelled an extra 18,000 flights in a move that w...


Roku shares jump more than 50% in trading debut

Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Roku has also seen increasing competition from companies like Apple , Google and Amazon , which all...


China tells Japan not to abandon dialogue over North Korea

The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea, just 6 kilometers northwest of where the North conducted its sixth and most power...


Is Ranbir Kapoor dating Mahira Khan?

She later featured as female lead opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Raees , which released in January. But this time it's not with Katrina Kaif but with Pakistani...


Tesla, AMD May Be Teaming Up to Build Autopilot Chip for Cars

As Tesla pushes towards its goal of building a self-driving auto, it has emerged that the on-board artificial intelligence chip is being built upon AMD in...


Toys "R" Us, $4.9bn in debt, files for bankruptcy

America's largest toy stores chain, which has around 1,600 stores worldwide and almost 65,000 employees, said most of its shops remained profitable and would o...


They've been warned: Some insist on riding out Irma at home

The National Hurricane Center says Category 4 Hurricane Irma is now "headed for the southwest Florida coast" as winds continue to pick up speed in all of So...


Trump sours on Cohn for Fed chair, looks at several candidates

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Director of the White House National Economic Council Gary Cohn chat as they arrive with U.S. President Donald Trum...


The European court obliged Slovakia and Hungary to accept refugees

So far less than 28,000 people have been relocated in the face of opposition from several Eastern European countries notably Hungary , Slovakia and the Czech...


Duchess of Cambridge suffering from severe morning sickness

The rules also allowed members of the Royal Family to marry a Roman Catholic and still become king or queen. Kensington Palace confirmed on Monday that the ro...


Are Analysts Bearish NEXT plc (LON:NXT) After Last Week?

FinnCap maintained the shares of HAT in report on Wednesday, January 11 with "Buy" rating. Haitong Securities maintained NEXT plc (LON:NXT) on Thursday, March 1...


More carmakers launch new United Kingdom trade-in schemes as sales slide

The scheme marks increased efforts by the vehicle manufacturer to recover from the emissions scandal , where the software in cars manipulated emissions tests. ...


Sindhu storms into final, Saina settles for bronze

Meanwhile, Okuhara defeated Saina Nehwal 12-21, 21-17, 21-10 in the semis. Sindhu will go for her shots but she will need to stay patient against Okuhara. Sai...


Walmart in deal with Google to offer voice-activated shopping

The delivery service is available in Phoenix; Tampa, Fla.; Dallas; and Orlando, Fla. Lore noted it will be the "largest number of items now offered by a retaile...


Taylor Swift's new album, 'Reputation,' is coming in November omg

Taylor Swift fans have been awaiting this announcement for nearly three years, when she released her album "1989". Part of the reveal for the album included th...


Sempra to Gain Control of Largest Texas Utility in $9.45 Billion Deal

Headquartered in Dallas, Oncor is a regulated electric transmission and distribution service provider that serves 10 million customers across Texas. But Berk...


Metals: Gold Continues Rise After Fed Minutes Show Division

Wall Street closed slightly firmer on Wednesday but off the day's highs after Federal Reserve minutes suggested policymakers are anxious about weak inflation ...


Vishal Sikka's Resignation from Infosys and What Lies Ahead

After news of Sikka's resignation, Infosys American Depositary Receipts has dropped as much as $1.43 per share , or almost 9 per cent, during intraday tradin...


U.S. stocks close mostly lower, Foot Locker plummets

The 6 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $4.73B company. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0. (NYSE:FL) by 4.0% during the first quar...


Philippines suspends Uber operations for 1 month

The government replied immediately, saying the suspension was still in force and threatening to arrest Uber drivers who violated it. Previous year the regulat...


German growth rises at fastest pace in three years

But overall growth was dampened by net foreign trade since exports rose less strongly than imports, which the vibrant domestic economy sucked in at a higher rat...


Charter's Shares Surge Following SoftBank's Merger Interest

Sprint has long sought a deal as it is unprofitable and the wireless market has gotten more competitive. Sprint said its capital expenditure (Capex) excluding...


British Gas to increase electricity tariffs for millions of customers

And in an official statement a spokesman said: "Wholesale prices are the bigger portion of household bills and coming down". As you can see, the best dual f...