No drug testing for welfare recipients

Social Services Minister Christian Porter - who wants to test thousands of new welfare entrants for illicit substances including ice, ecstasy and marijuana - has been quizzed about his own drug-taking past. Key spokespersons from the social sector al... More..

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North Korea accuses U.S., South Korea of assassination attempt

Notwithstanding the truth of the allegations, they came at a time of high tension in the region. "Due to the US military provocations that are becoming more explicit day by day, the situation in the Korean pe...More..

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Snapchat parent company reports £1.7bn loss in first earnings report

Facebook has also added Snapchat-style "Stories" and camera special effects to all its core social apps: Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram. Its earnings (EBITDA) increased by 102% to US$93 million and...More..

Now, Trump flips on NAFTA
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Now, Trump flips on NAFTA

Mexico's top diplomat said Thursday that President Enrique Pena Nieto's government immediately launched a diplomatic full-court press. "They (Liberals) clearly have worked to build relationships with counte...More..

Fight Breaks Out At Florida Airport After Spirit Airlines Cancels Flights
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Fight Breaks Out At Florida Airport After Spirit Airlines Cancels Flights

On Tuesday, the airline had only canceled one flight departing from Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans, a nonstop connection to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, according to flight trac...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

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

Built by state-owned aircraft corporation Comac, the C919 is created to seat 155-175 with a range of 2,530 miles. The C919 took off from Shanghai Airport amid huge cheers and applause from hundreds of guests,...More..

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Phoenix serial killings suspect: 'I'm innocent'

This photo and sketch combo shows an undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office of Aaron Saucedo, left, and a July 2016 composite sketch provided by the Phoenix Police Department showing a s...More..

What Analysts Think of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS)?
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

What Analysts Think of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS)?

Earnings, with 19 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.29. Kohl's Co. had a net margin of 3.17% and a return on equity of 13.59%. The Wisconsin-based Reinhart Partners Inc...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Federal Reserve: US economic slowdown temporary

The Fed raised rates 0.25 percent to a 0.75 to 1 percent target range in March, three months after another 0.25 percent hike in December. The labor market continued to strengthen even as growth in economic ac...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Washingon Examiner: Oh, hooray, a trade war with Canada

The first administration source told Reuters that there were diverging opinions within the US government about how to proceed and it was possible that Trump could sign the executive order before the 100-day m...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Airlines Assailed on Customer Service at Heated House Hearing

Bill Shuster, the chairman of the committee, said at the opening of the hearing. Some lawmakers, who happen to be frequent flyers, acknowledged that airline executives were in a tough spot as they testified...More..

Cleveland Cavaliers to play Toronto Raptors in the next round
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers to play Toronto Raptors in the next round

The team ended its opening-round series against the Bucks with a roller-coaster 92-89 victory in Milwaukee on Thursday night. "Our veteran guys should know it but to close out a series on the road in a ho...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow

About $2 billion of that loss was from stock compensation costs for its March 2 initial public offering . Snapchat added just five million daily active users in the final three months of a year ago, down f...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra goes to CBI with 'proof' against Kejriwal

Mishra said: "The man suddenly attacked me and hit me on my neck before he was caught by the people here" and appealed to his supporters to remain calm. Mishra had recently made a startling allegation that he w...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Congress members warn airlines to improve service or face new laws

Some airlines say they're reviewing their passenger compensation policies when flights are overbooked. Shuster warned airlines to "seize the day" because if carriers do not reform their passenger policies, Cong...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

All Blacks draw Springboks in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

Pool B - New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Africa 1, repechage victor. Despite being cautious, Cheika will be happy the Wallabies are on the other side of the draw from both southern hemisphere rivals New Z...More..

Financial CHOICE Act narrowly passes committee, next stop House
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Financial CHOICE Act narrowly passes committee, next stop House

The bill now goes to the full House for a vote, but supporters admit that the path will be much more hard in the Senate, where Democratic support will be needed. The advocacy group Consumers Union criticiz...More..

Aetna to Pull Out of Remaining Affordable Care Act Exchanges
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Aetna to Pull Out of Remaining Affordable Care Act Exchanges

The law could also dramatically change the way marketplace exchanges work. Nevada provides incentives to the Medicaid managed-care insurers it contracts with to also sell plans on its insurance exchange. T.J. C...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

BT Group plc (BT) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

Analysts await Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.30 earnings per share, up 7.14% or $0.02 from last year's $0.28 per share. Paysafe Group Plc presently has an average rating...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Warren Buffett says coal won't make a comeback

The topic arose at Berkshire Hathaway's shareholder meeting in Omaha, where Buffett talked about his struggles to find ways to deploy the company's enormous hoard of more than $90 billion in cash, at a time whe...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

US Federal Reserve keeps key lending rate unchanged

The greenback pulled away from its six-week high after weak U.S. April auto sales data released on Tuesday added to worries that the Fed may eventually take a more dovish-than-expected view on interest rate i...More..

5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash in Michigan
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash in Michigan

He was removed from the scene in critical condition. Michigan State Police have released the names of all of the people involved in a deadly two vehicle accident that occurred on M-59. Her mother, Linda Hurle...More..

Reserve Bank delivers cash rate call
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Reserve Bank delivers cash rate call

ANZ economists Cameron Bagrie and Philip Brooks said that "the RBNZ's inflation profile in 2018 in particular looks remarkably benign (especially with growth forecast to remain above trend), with headline infla...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

PDP Faction's Statement On Released Chibok Girls Inhuman - Presidency

In a statement , the PDP faction said the exchange had allowed terrorists to escape punishment and would embolden them to carry out further kidnappings, while the "piecemeal" release of the girls meant they ...More..

Young Kashmiri Lieutenant Abducted and Killed, Army Vows to Punish Perpetrators
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Young Kashmiri Lieutenant Abducted and Killed, Army Vows to Punish Perpetrators

We share the grief of family of Lt. Ummer Fayaz & stand in solidarity. Ironically, the kidnapping and killing of Lieutenant Fayaz comes at a time when youth of the valley - now seeing an unrest for the seco...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 in the second half of 2017

Samsung of course was hit hard previous year after the Galaxy Note 7 exploding battery debacle, but the company is doing everything in it's power to put things right. The affected Galaxy S8 owners tried to reac...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Timber Industry Welcomes Lumber Tariffs; Trudeau Warns of 'Thickening Border'

After repeated campaign promises to "get tough on trade", President Donald Trump just moved to slap a roughly 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, reviving a long-smolde...More..

Cisco Systems, Inc.'s (CSCO)
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.'s (CSCO)

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bridgeway Management Inc invested in 67,900 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Cisco Systems's dividend payout r...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Stock market reaches new peak after weather deptt forecast higher monsoon

The NSE Nifty crossed the 9,400-mark for the first time ever to provisionally close at 9,409.85 points - up 93 points or 1.00 per cent. In the sectoral landscape, telecom stocks advanced the most, thanks to a...More..

Kelly Ripa announces Ryan Seacrest as her new 'Live' co-host
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Kelly Ripa announces Ryan Seacrest as her new 'Live' co-host

Seacrest, 42, brings major star power to " Live ", having hosted the full run of singing competition "American Idol", which for years was a prime-time ratings juggernaut. When they finally came onstage together...More..

US government shutdown possible if Democrats don't act better: Mulvaney
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

US government shutdown possible if Democrats don't act better: Mulvaney

Missouri's U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, a fellow Republican, said he understood Trump's frustration with the Senate requirement for 60 votes to pass legislation, but cautioned against rushing to blow up the long sta...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Forex New - Dollar rises after hawkish FOMC; rates unchanged as expected

The decision to leave the target federal funds rate unchanged in a range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent was unanimous and widely expected by investors. Household spending rose "only modestly" but the fundamenta...More..

Germany's SPD fighting to hang onto power in key state election
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Germany's SPD fighting to hang onto power in key state election

The Social Democrats would in theory have enough seats in a coalition with the Free Democrats and the Greens, but Local Free Democrat leader Wolfgang Kubicki called that outcome "unlikely". "A good election res...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Zinke may recommend Utah monument be repealed

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, in his second full day in San Juan County, is scheduled to visit the Dugout Ranch northwest of Monticello as part of his review of the Bears Ears National Monument designation. Or...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump to receive Russia's foreign minister this week

Lavrov will be coming to the American capital with a Russian plan to end the violence, after hashing out an agreement with Iran and Turkey last week. The meeting comes amid ongoing political controversy, with...More..