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Apr 25 2017

United Airlines tweaks crew policy after recent fiasco

Earlier this week a video went viral on social media showing airport officers violently dragging the 69-year-old Asian-American physician David Dao from his seat on a sol...

Apr 25 2017

US to impose 20 percent duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ross

It stems from a fundamental, long-standing dispute over whether Canadian companies' access to public land constitutes a subsidy. The U.S. dollar rose 0.3 percent to 110...

Apr 25 2017

Tesla to double Supercharger network in 2017

Tesla said it started 2017 with more than 5,000 Superchargers worldwide, but will have 10,000 Superchargers and 15,000 destination charging connectors by the end of the...

Apr 24 2017

German Soccer Bus Bombing Was Financial Crime

A 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attacking the Borussia Dortmund team bus had taken out a five-figure loan to bet on a drop in the club's share price. Ralf Jaeg...

Apr 24 2017

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spent this past week explaining President Donald Trump's agenda to worldwide finance officials in Washington, holding numerous meetin...

Apr 23 2017

Japan's Aso pushes back on US call for scrutiny of currency moves

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda will also attend the meeting. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso, speaking at Columbia University in NY on Wednesday, said: "I don't ...

Apr 22 2017

Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

A tax reform bill has been one of the major promises of President Trump during his campaign for the Oval Office. Trump campaigned on proposals to cut the corporate tax ra...

Apr 22 2017

Britain Set For The First Day Without Coal Since The Industrial Revolution

Ferris said Britain had become less reliant on coal thanks to the growth of renewables, declining electricity demand, carbon pricing increases and the ease of importing...

Apr 22 2017

Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May

Macy's, JCPenney and Sears once ruled the shopping malls, but now they're closing hundreds of stores and cutting thousands of jobs. The company said it was not clear yet ...

Apr 21 2017

United executives take questions about dragging passenger

Government watchdogs and consumer groups alike have predicted that the dragging incident could lead to new rules from Congress or the U.S. Department of Transportation st...

Apr 20 2017

Here's Why Oil Prices Dipped to almost $50 Today

Oil edged lower on Wednesday, after United States data showed a smaller-than-expected decline in overall crude inventories coupled with another rise in production, hinder...

Apr 19 2017

US Housing Starts Fell 6.8% in March

Construction in February had been supported by warmer-than-usual weather, and so the cool down in March was expected to affect homebuilding. Still, new housing production...

Apr 18 2017

Avoid IRS Scams: The Only Firms that will Contact You Directly

You can file by logging onto the IRS Free File service, and most states also have this feature available on their websites. How do I pay the taxes I owe if I'm filin...

Apr 15 2017

Retail sales decline in March

The Commerce Department said retail sales dipped by 0.2% in March after a revised 0.3% decline in February. Sales declined in six of 13 major retail categories in Mar...

Apr 11 2017

PM Modi to hold talks with Australian PM today

The prime minister landed in New Delhi late on Sunday for a four-day visit to the Indian capital and commercial centre Mumbai. As a result, talks of a trade between Austr...

Apr 09 2017

As KFC shuns some antibiotics, US chicken industry deploys wet wipes, oregano

As you've probably heard by now, using antibiotics like these in food is risky because it builds up our immunity to the drugs, making them less effective in fighting di...

Apr 08 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

The State of California press statement said state agencies have released a plan to make conservation a way of life in California , per Brown's request. The drought had a...

Apr 08 2017

49ers cornerback Brock arrested in domestic violence case

It's a swift move from an organization that's attempting to change the culture in Santa Clara. Santa Clara police say they responded to a report of domestic violence on...

Apr 07 2017

Alabama's embattled governor may have broken ethics, campaign finance laws, panel finds

The Alabama Ethics Commission announced Wednesday that it had " found probable cause to believe" Bentley violated campaign finance and ethics laws. The Alabama Ethics ...

Apr 07 2017

Boeing signs $3B deal with Iran airline, a first under Trump

The unprecedented deal is expected to create about 18,000 jobs in the United States of America according to the US Department of Commerce. Iran has been desperate to ...