Garcia, Rose share Masters lead heading into Sunday

Defending champion Danny Willett got off to a miserable start with a quadruple-bogey eight at the first and along with Swedish world number five Henrik Stenson and twice Masters victor Bubba Watson, who soared to a 78, were among those who missed ... More..

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Govt wants to pass GST bills through consensus: Jaitley

The Lok Sabha today passed four key Goods and Services Tax Bills, rejecting amendments moved by the opposition. Initiating the discussion, Congress leader M Veerappa Moily criticised the government's move and...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

New trade talks in sight as Trump-Xi meeting closes

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the Chinese had expressed an interest in reducing China's trade surplus as a way of controlling their own inflation. Unlike Syria, North Korea has a means of strikin...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable act of aggression', says North Korea

Other Syrian allies - notably Russian Federation and Iran - have condemned the USA attack. Pyongyang appeared to up the ante just before the meeting began by test-launching a ballistic missile. Japanese officia...More..

One dead in raid on Syria 'chemical attack' town: Monitor
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

One dead in raid on Syria 'chemical attack' town: Monitor

In an address to the US Congress in February this year , Mr Trump spoke of relations with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and indicated he did not want the US to act on behalf of the world's nations. The ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

One of Trump's Options on N. Korea: Put Nukes in S. Korea

Mr Trump has discussed North Korea during a series talks with Xi Jinping, the Chinese President at his Mar A Lago resort this weekend. The presidents were joined by US First Lady and former model Melania Tr...More..

Dogs bite more letter carriers in LA than any other city
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Dogs bite more letter carriers in LA than any other city

The agency released its annual list on Thursday. Such attacks rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades. "We will send you a notice saying that because the carrie...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Daniel Ricciardo qualifies in decent position as Hamilton takes pole

Hamilton started from pole position and led from beginning to end to capture the 54 race title of his career and his first of the new Formula One season. "They've had a very, very strong run the last couple o...More..

Tesla sets delivery record in 2017, but needs to sell even more
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Tesla sets delivery record in 2017, but needs to sell even more

The over 25,000 electric vehicles that Tesla delivered for the first quarter is composed of about 13,450 units of the Model S electric sedan and about 11,550 units of the Model X electric SUV. Following a 5.7 p...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Surprise attack on Syria sends CLEAR message to North Korea

It comes a day after the North fired its own ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan - which analysts dubbed a warning ahead of a China-US summit, at which Pyongyang's accelerating atomic weapons programme is...More..

Prepared to Do More in Syria, Hopes Not Necessary -UN Envoy
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Prepared to Do More in Syria, Hopes Not Necessary -UN Envoy

The United States launched a cruise missile attack on Friday against a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack which killed 87 people including 31 children and which Washington says was carr...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

The US strike in Syria failed to change anything

Some Democrats even applauded the president's move, while others said he needs to consult with Congress on future military actions. "You wasted $100 million on a fruitless attack and inched closer to global war...More..

International Monetary Fund needs euro zone assurance on Greek debt sustainability before joining bailout
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

International Monetary Fund needs euro zone assurance on Greek debt sustainability before joining bailout

Regarding labour issues, Tsakalotos stressed that the Greek positions on mass layoffs were accepted, as well as on allowing lockouts, while collective agreements will be restored in September 2018. "We have wor...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Delta Encourages Fliers to Travel in 'Comfort' Amid United's Leggings Ban Controversy

According to Jonathan Guerin, a United Airlines spokesperson, yoga trousers or leggings are more than welcome for regular paying customers. "To our regular customers, your leggings are welcome", it said....More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Top Advertiser To Stay With O'Reilly Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Many companies that advertise on The O'Reilly Factor have seen intense pressure on social media to stop running ads on the show. Trump defended his longtime friend, calling O'Reilly a "good person", and said...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Vote nears for California gas tax, fee hike

In a mere eight days, the veteran governor went from announcing the bill to assembling the two-thirds supermajority of lawmakers required to enact a tax increase. The plan passed by the Legislature will incre...More..

Tesla's Stock Surges Into Record Territory After Deliveries Update
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Tesla's Stock Surges Into Record Territory After Deliveries Update

Even though the company didn't hit its target last year, its vehicle production was still up an impressive 64 percent on the year. Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA ) Model 3 deliveries won't be starting before the en...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Swedish store hit by truck regrets 'damaged goods' promotion

The suspect was detained on Friday evening after police released a grainy security camera image of a person of interest dressed in a hooded jacket. Anders Thornberg, head of the Swedish Security Service, said "...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Oil producers meet on output cuts, possible rollover

The original deal had a six-month lifespan, with the possibility of an extension. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih did not arrive in Kuwait but discussed key issues with the meeting participants over the...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

India lawmakers pass GST bill in big win for Modi

With all decks virtually cleared for the imminent rollout of the much anticipated Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, the Centre and states today sat together to finalise rules and regulations of the ne...More..

Sagar Thakkar alias 'Shaggy' arrested by Thane Police over call centre scam
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Sagar Thakkar alias 'Shaggy' arrested by Thane Police over call centre scam

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Thane Crime Branch, Mukund Hatote, confirmed to Rediff.com that Thakkar was nabbed by his detectives from Mumbai airport on the intervening night of April 7-8. Thane: An al...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

USA 'aggression' caused losses: Syrian state media

Trump said on Thursday he ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from which a deadly chemical attack was launched. "It is in our vital national security interest to prevent the spread and...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Toshiba approves bankruptcy filing by embattled US Westinghouse nuclear unit

Southeast. Its parent company, the Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp., reported that Westinghouse had amassed $9.8 billion in liabilities by the end of previous year. They intend to withdraw from the USA nuclear b...More..

Greece bailout deal said to be step closer as ministers meet
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Greece bailout deal said to be step closer as ministers meet

Greece has to reach an agreement with creditors in order to make its $7.5 billion debt payment in July. While Greece doesn't face any imminent liquidity trouble, it still has to meet the debt payments in July, ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gov. Brown Ends Drought State Of Emergency In Most Of California

Brown's executive order continues prohibitions on wasteful water use such as hosing off sidewalks, watering lawns within 48 hours of a rainstorm and irrigating the turf on street medians. Drought conditions ...More..

United States strike on Syrian airbase: Here's all that happened since Friday
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

United States strike on Syrian airbase: Here's all that happened since Friday

The volley of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles did more than just pulverise a Syrian airbase - it also served to signal that the United States under the Trump administration is willing and able to use its considerab...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Galleries drawn to Mickelson-Spieth pairing

While Rose, who is playing in his 12th Masters , is thrilled to be at the top of the leaderboard after three rounds, he knows all too well that no lead is safe. Fowler, who did win the 2015 Players Championshi...More..

Gormley wins $1 million Santa Anita Derby by half-length
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gormley wins $1 million Santa Anita Derby by half-length

It's thrilling to have a Kentucky Derby horse and it's for the same owners (Jerry and Ann Moss) as Giacomo. So Conflated won the ungraded California Derby at Golden Gate Fields on January 21 and is listed...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

North Korea labels USA air strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

As the world's two largest economies both of which are members of the "Big Five" in the UN Ssytem, a meeting of American and Chinese leaders should attract more than a passing attention across the globe. Trump ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Advertisers Turn on O'Reilly as New Sexual Harassment Allegations Surface

Of all the statements released by companies who've pulled advertising (for the time being) from Bill O'Reilly's eponymous Fox News show, Allstate's might be the most precious. "Killing the Rising Sun", the...More..

Eurogroup chief 'positive' on Greek bailout breakthrough
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Eurogroup chief 'positive' on Greek bailout breakthrough

Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said there was a positive mood and would report the latest progress to the ministers at talks in Valletta, the capital of Malta, which holds the EU's six-month rotating presid...More..

Negotiate with Kim Jong Un
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Negotiate with Kim Jong Un

In the talks held in Florida on Friday, Trump and Xi shared the urgency of the threat of North Korea's weapons program, reaffirmed their commitment to a denuclearized Korean Peninsula and committed to fully imp...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Calif. governor: Drought finally over

The plan establishes a framework for long-term efficient water use that reflects the state's diverse climate, landscape and demographic conditions. She added that the water content in the snow is 76 inches, com...More..

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 begins appearing in the wild
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 begins appearing in the wild

On Friday, the company announced a 48-percent increase in estimated operating profits for the first quarter of 2017. Friday's hearing at Seoul's Central District Court coincided with the release of Samsun...More..

5 things to watch for in Friday's U.S. jobs report for March
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

5 things to watch for in Friday's U.S. jobs report for March

Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday . "Over the longer run, we are going to see productivity gains that do result in job losses in manufacturing , and that's been the trend over the last three or fou...More..