• UK PM May says no delaying June 19 start to Brexit talks

    UK PM May says no delaying June 19 start to Brexit talks

    Economy

    Corbyn , leader of the leftist Labour Party who is standing on a platform of higher taxes on the wealthy, higher public spending and higher investment, stumbled over how much money it would take to broaden provision of free child care in a BBC radio interview.
  • Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

    Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

    Economy

    And while President Trump made a pledge in his January inauguration speech to "buy American and hire American", US Customs bills of lading examined by AFP revealed that more than 50 tonnes of Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, bags and clothes were steaming towards American ports from China even as he spoke.
  • Amazon shares rise above $1000 for the first time

    Economy

    The mile-high milestone puts Amazon's market value at about $478 billion and makes it among just 14 other USA companies that have shares trading above $1,000, including Priceline and Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway. Investors who bought $100 in Amazon shares at its IPO price would now be sitting on more than $66,000. It split two for one in June 1998, three for one in January 1999 and again two for one in September 1999.
  • Preakness Stakes 2017: Complete finishing order

    Preakness Stakes 2017: Complete finishing order

    Economy

    The final time in the 1 3/16 mile race over a track rated fast was 1:55.98. Winning trainer Chad Brown said bypassing the Derby with his charge might have been the key factor, as Cloud Computing upstaged the more fancied runners that had come two weeks off a run at Churchill Downs.
  • Infamous Three Mile Island nuclear reactor to shut down

    Infamous Three Mile Island nuclear reactor to shut down

    Economy

    Astronomical costs have made construction of new reactors almost impossible, and existing plants have been undercut by the natural gas boom that has slashed electricity prices in competitive markets. The plant's two reactors are scheduled to retire in 2034 - same as Three Mile Island's scheduled decomissioning - and 2036. The company was able to win similar concessions past year in IL, where lawmakers voted to allow Exelon to collect as much as $235 million annually from customers to keep ...
  • Test ICBM Was Successfully Intercepted According To Missile Defense Agency

    Economy

    The Missile Defense Agency's ground-based defense system successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile during the first live-fire test of its kind Tuesday, the agency said. According to an article from the Union of Concerned Scientists, the programme's track record is not strong, with nine failures from 17 attempts so far, with the last success dating back to 2008.
  • Justices side with police in California shooting case

    Justices side with police in California shooting case

    Economy

    Writing the opinion for the Supreme Court , Justice Samuel Alito said officers can not be held liable for such excessive force under the Fourth Amendment. Esquivel-Quintana was 20 at the time; the girl was almost 17. When the provision was added in 1996, 31 states and the District of Columbia set the age of consent at 16, and some states lower.
  • How Analysts Feel About Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND)?

    How Analysts Feel About Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND)?

    Economy

    Indivior PLC is a specialty pharmaceutical company. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Republic Services, Inc. HSBC Holdings plc lowered their target price on Marks and Spencer Group Plc from GBX 465 ($5.97) to GBX 435 ($5.59) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, May 17th.
  • Do you qualify for a refund from Amazon?

    Do you qualify for a refund from Amazon?

    Economy

    Amazon made some changes in 2012, limiting such purchases to under $20, but that didn't stop kids from making unlimited purchases under that amount and still racking up hellacious credit card bills for mom and dad. The FTC has handled similar cases with Apple and Google in 2014 for billing parents for purchases their kids made without consent. You should have received an email from Amazon on May 26, with instructions on how to request the refund.
  • Engineers Gate Manager LP Decreases Stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)

    Economy

    Boston Partners increased its stake in Marathon Oil by 417.2% in the third quarter. The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -0.58%, which was maintained for the month at -2.67%. On Friday, December 4 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". Vetr upgraded Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) on Monday, August 17 to "Hold" rating.