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Mar 31 2017

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

But in the end, majority decided it wasn't enough and said they'd vote against the bill. Trump's tirade stems from the Freedom Caucus successfully blocking Trump and ...

Mar 31 2017

Crude Oil Surges North Of $50

USA crude inventories rose 0.9 million barrels last week to 534 million, the country's Energy Information Administration. Oil rose after a pipeline halt reduced outpu...

Mar 31 2017

Governor proposes $.12 gas tax hike

Sources tell Capital Public Radio the package includes gas and diesel tax increases and a new vehicle fee. The highest tier, $60,000 and above, would owe the state an add...

Mar 31 2017

US condemns Venezuela Supreme Court decision

Ever since the main opposition coalition gained its majority in the assembly following elections in December 2015, the Supreme Court has overturned every law passed by th...

Mar 30 2017

Oil rises on Libyan supply disruptions, likely OPEC output cut extension

The following table updates production figures for Vietnam's key energy items this month. Oil prices were paring early gains on Wednesday after government data showed t...

Mar 30 2017

New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

The teams of New Zealand and Fiji have met 12 times in history, once tied, once won the team of Fiji and 10 wins on the account of New Zealanders, including three day...

Mar 30 2017

Profit From Falling Oil Prices With These ETFs

On its first day as the front-month, US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude futures for May were down 77 cents, or 1.6 per cent, at $US47.47 per barrel. "The market rem...

Mar 30 2017

It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union

Its relationship with the bloc is set to change, but the road map still remains to be laid out. British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday signed the letter that st...

Mar 30 2017

Comcast May Launch Streaming Service For Cord-Cutters

On the higher end, a plan with a more robust selection of channels will set consumers back about $40 a month. Comcast's service is a huge perk to those already enjoyi...

Mar 29 2017

Oklahoma officer wounded in traffic-stop shooting has died

Terney approached a driver at about 11:30 p.m. local time for a routine traffic stop, but the vehicle fled the scene once the officer began checking with dispatchers to...

Mar 28 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Congress should consider single-payer health care

The research found job growth accelerated in states with the biggest increases in coverage, such as California and Nevada. "I do not believe that the legislation as now...

Mar 27 2017

Japan Aso - think G20 countries understand free trade importance

In a meeting that some said was at times 19 against one, the USA did not yield on key issues, essentially torpedoing earlier agreements as the G20 requires a consensus. U...

Mar 26 2017

Why have the United States and United Kingdom banned electronic devices on flights?

As a means to lighten the effect of the ban, the Dubai-based airline company will offer a packaging service at the gates of US -bound flights for these electronics. For...

Mar 26 2017

Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban

In the 43-page ruling, Watson concluded that the new executive order failed to pass legal muster, and the state had established " a strong likelihood of success " on its ...

Mar 25 2017

S&P, Nasdaq flat as investors focus on healthcare bill

As well as the vote, investors will be focusing on more Fed speak, with speeches due from officials William Dudley, Charles Evans and James Bullard. US 10-year Treasury...

Mar 25 2017

Advertisers Continue To Drop Google Ads Even After Google Makes Changes

He said Google had "heard from our advertisers loud and clear that we can provide simpler, more robust ways to stop their ads from showing against controversial content...

Mar 25 2017

What happened when Coutinho & Firmino played for Brazil v Uruguay last night…

It all started great for the hosts as Cavani intercepted Marcelo's return pass to Allison and Brazilian goalkeeper tripped him so Patricio Loustau had no other choice but...

Mar 23 2017

London Mayor: 'My Heart Goes Out to Those Who Lost Loved Ones'

Trump Jr commented: "You have to be kidding me?!" Previously, Khan had stated that terrorist attacks are "part and parcel of living in a big city", implying that it was j...

Mar 22 2017

London living cost falls to lowest level in decades in worldwide ranking

The Swiss cities are the most expensive places in the world for recreation and entertainment, it said, "perhaps reflecting a greater premium on discretionary spending"....

Mar 21 2017

Dozens of Brazilian government officials suspended for exporting rotten meat products

Earlier in the day, Bloomberg News had reported that Brazilian beef products now on the way to China would not get clearance at customs, citing a source who was notified ...