Parliament in crisis as dual citizenship saga deepens

She is the third Turnbull government minister whose case will be referred to the High Court, along with Joyce and former minister Matt Canavan. But Nash said she would not step down as a Cabinet minister until the High Court ruled whether she shoul... More..

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by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bilic: West Ham won't forget Manchester United thrashing in a hurry

However, the 30-year-old is thankful to West Ham co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan for giving him the chance to play in the Premier League . Bilic has urged his players not to allow their heads to dr...More..

Gates donates shares worth $4.6bn in biggest gift of century
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gates donates shares worth $4.6bn in biggest gift of century

The gift was not pledged to a specific entity, but in the past most of Gates' donations have gone to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which directs the money to various causes supported by Gates. For now,...More..

Chicago Sues Trump's Justice Department Over Withholding Funds To Sanctuary Cities
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Chicago Sues Trump's Justice Department Over Withholding Funds To Sanctuary Cities

The complaint lists an impressive lineup of attorneys representing Chicago , including three who have served in or been nominated to top Justice Department roles in Democratic administrations. Siskel also sa...More..

by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

"Pharma Bro" Has Been Convicted

He had been charged with securities fraud, conspiracy to commit securities fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Following the verdict, Shkreli told reporters , "This was a witch hunt of epic proporti...More..

Toyota, Mazda sign capital alliance deal
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Toyota, Mazda sign capital alliance deal

In a tweet early Friday morning, Trump praised Toyota and Mazda for investing $1.6 billion in a new USA assembly plant. However, as Mazda mainly builds cars in Mexico and Japan, it should help the b...More..

RBA Keeps Policy Rate Steady
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

RBA Keeps Policy Rate Steady

Higher commodity prices, weak USA dollar, and the lingering belief that RBA might turn hawkish with its policy, are what keeping the Aussie strong. A strengthening exchange rate, Dr Lowe warned, "would be e...More..

Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report

After an unprecedented seven years of growth, analysts are predicting lower US sales this year. Ford said total vehicle sales for last month tumbled 7.5% from a year, as a 19.4% plunge in auto sales and a 7.1% ...More..

R Street Institute applauds new FDA comprehensive tobacco and nicotine announcement
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

R Street Institute applauds new FDA comprehensive tobacco and nicotine announcement

The policy announced on Friday has a goal of cutting back on nicotine levels in order to discourage addiction and lower the number of USA smokers. The FDA has had the power since 2009 to regulate nicotine level...More..

Twitter Inc 2Q 2017 Earnings Killed by MAUs Again
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Twitter Inc 2Q 2017 Earnings Killed by MAUs Again

The company has been trying to boost revenue through livestreaming deals, but had a setback in April when it lost a deal to stream U.S. National Football League games this year to Amazon. Twitter's ad rev...More..

Amazon to integrate Alexa into its Android app starting this week
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Amazon to integrate Alexa into its Android app starting this week

So, once the feature is live on all the Android handsets, users can ask Alexa about anything as they normally would while using it on Echo devices . The Californian firm was also reportedly negotiating with ...More..

Trigger-happy policeman, 18 others arrested as calm returns to Apapa
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Trigger-happy policeman, 18 others arrested as calm returns to Apapa

Angered by the incident, the mob, most of which were said to be the driver's colleagues, reportedly set the bank on fire and also the nearby bank building when they learned that the policeman was hiding there...More..

Oil, copper weigh on BHP's iron ore growth
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Oil, copper weigh on BHP's iron ore growth

V Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in BHP Billiton Limited during the second quarter worth $133,000. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of BHP Billiton PLC by 12.7% in the ...More..

Audi Pulls Offensive Car Ad in China
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Audi Pulls Offensive Car Ad in China

The commercial then cuts away to footage of a red Audi sedan zipping along an empty highway, as a man's voice declares: " An important decision must be made carefully ". The company can ill afford this speed bu...More..

Rise in State Pension age brought forward by seven years
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Rise in State Pension age brought forward by seven years

This is the first government review of the state pension. "While improvements in life expectancy have stalled in recent years, over decades the state pension system has become increasingly unaffordable". "Thi...More..

Lousy Beyoncé wax figure sets off the Beyhive
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lousy Beyoncé wax figure sets off the Beyhive

Kylie isn't the only member of her family to have a waxwork; Kim has had several figures created in her honour, including one made to feature in her husband Kanye West's music video Famous. Fans bashed the fa...More..

Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead says someone is demanding ransom after taking his dog
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead says someone is demanding ransom after taking his dog

Whitehead says he suspects the heist was "an inside job" and plans to talk to some people close to him. Whitehead, according to ESPN .com, said the perpetrator demanded $10,000 for the return of his dog. Whi...More..

Trump says Iran complying with nuclear deal but remains risky threat
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Trump says Iran complying with nuclear deal but remains risky threat

Trump has now twice affirmed Iran's compliance since taking office, effectively keeping the deal in place. The administration was working on a "strategy that will address the totality" of Iran's actions, whi...More..

National French Fry Day deals: Where to get free fries
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

National French Fry Day deals: Where to get free fries

This deal is available in-store only at participating locations. Arby's: Order a Brown Sugar Bacon Sandwich and get free curly fries and a drink. Bob Evans : Go to the Free Fries tab on the Bob Evans Fa...More..

NSE Back To Business After Suffering Technical Glitch
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

NSE Back To Business After Suffering Technical Glitch

A combined 579,483 shares changed hands on the counter on BSE and NSE so far. The country's largest stock exchange was able to resume trading in the third attempt at about 12:30pm. The 50-share NSE Nifty al...More..

by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Martial law in Mindanao helped neutralize Maute infrastructure - Lorenzana

The possible extension of martial law in Mindanao will be among the crucial issues to be taken up when President Duterte and senators from the majority bloc meet next week, Senate President Aquilino Pimente...More..

Korean media says Trump
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Korean media says Trump "confessed" failure to stop nuclear program

North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said its intercontinental ballistic missile is meant to overcome USA hostility and enable the North to "strike the very heart of the U.S.at any given time ". "It's a...More..

Illinois Powerball sales suspended tonight
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Illinois Powerball sales suspended tonight

Wednesday's Powerball drawing could be the last for a while in IL, which is operating in a budget void as the state's financial woes swell. Illinois Lottery operators are putting their foot down, amid the...More..

IL bonds rally on end of impasse
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

IL bonds rally on end of impasse

State law requires these owners awards to be paid even if the legislation doesn't fund them, and lacking state funding for the last two years, the awards have been deducted from tracks' purse accounts. That's r...More..

Canada oil output threatens to derail OPEC plan
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Canada oil output threatens to derail OPEC plan

Brent crude futures fell down 13 cents to touch at $48.64 a barrel, while United States crude futures dropped 4 cents to $46, reported Reuters. West Texas Intermediate contracts for August delivery closed Fri...More..

Enhanced airport security in US could end laptop ban
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Enhanced airport security in US could end laptop ban

Airlines that failed to satisfy new security requirements could still face future in-cabin electronics restrictions, the sources said. Officials at the Homeland Security Department said 280 airports in 105 ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

NZ dollar rises above 73 U.S. cents

According to Williams prior to a dated speech in Sydney on Monday, three more rate hikes this year and around three or four next year would sustain the economy as long as the economic growth pushes through as e...More..

Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down: Recode
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down: Recode

It seems his resignation just couldn't wait. Said Westergren , "I am incredibly proud of the company we have built". Meanwhile, music listeners have begun gravitating to the on-demand subscription services...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

BidaskClub Lowers Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX) to Strong Sell

Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 3,747,434 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $119,731,000 after buying an additional 1,649,157 shares during the last quarter. Antero Midstream Partners LP is a...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Boeing outsells rivals at Paris Air Show

The agreement, not yet finalized, includes purchase rights for an additional 50 aircraft, Boeing said . " Boeing has been a proud partner of Malaysia Airlines for more than 40 years and we are honored the...More..

Dundalk councillor warns parents over new Snapchat upgrade
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Dundalk councillor warns parents over new Snapchat upgrade

The new feature is available for all accounts, unless you manually disable it in the applications settings menu. But a Snapchat spokesperson told The Sun Online: "The safety of our community is very importa...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Erdogan calls on US, Saudi Arabia to join Astana talks

Boeing, the prime contractor on the sale, declined to comment. How can Qatar end the crisis? Spokeswoman Heather Nauert says Tillerson will stay to work the phones to try to persuade Qatar , Saudi Arab...More..

Secret Service Says It Doesn't Have Any Trump Tapes
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Secret Service Says It Doesn't Have Any Trump Tapes

REPORTER: So he was - sorry, just want to be very clear about this. "In response to your request, the Secret Service has conducted a reasonable search for responsive records", the agency wrote to the Journ...More..

China a step closer to resuming US beef imports
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

China a step closer to resuming US beef imports

It's been a long time coming, but US beef will eventually be on its way to mainland China. China banned USA beef in 2003 after a US scare over mad cow disease. American beef may soon be back on the menu in Ch...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

While Trump maintained he did not ask Comey to let the FBI's investigation into Flynn go, he told reporters "there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it". Trump demurred when asked whether tapes of his talks...More..