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China's economy grows 6.9% in first quarter of 2017: gov't

The world's second largest economy has accelerated for a second-straight quarter. It rose 19 percent from a year ago. GDP grew 6.9% in the first three month...


Saudi February crude oil exports drop to 21-month low

Latest data from the Energy Information Administration showed US output rose to 9.25 million barrels a day last week, the highest level since August 2015. B...


Wedbush Raises Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) Price Target to $93.00

Moreover, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt has 0% invested in Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT) for 57 shares. For the week, the stock is performing -4.85%. electio...


Featured Stock Overview: Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN)

As of February 15, 2017, the company's Wynn Macau resorts had approximately 284,000 square feet of casino space, which offered 303 table games and 957 slot mach...


Macron seen winning but Le Pen gains

While Front National leader Ms Le Pen gained a modicum of support in the first opinion poll held after the Champs-Elysées attack, Mr Macron was expected to b...


North Korea is Trump's first major global problem

Russian Federation has derailed a proposed UN Security Council statement that would have condemned North Korea's latest missile launch test, using its veto ...


Patriots welcomed to White House by President Trump

Six others had already signaled that they would take a pass, some for political reasons. Before the ceremony, tight end Rob Gronkowski popped his head into ...


Ontario mulls non-resident speculation tax

If legislation passes, the tax would be effective retroactively to April 21. "Instead of attempting to outbid buyers on semidetached homes, we've had to adjus...


Obama offers France's Macron luck, advice ahead of election

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter that the shooting would influence the French election. "A$3 t its core, the National Front remains a faction r...


NewsAlert: Strident Trump targets Canadian trade on energy, lumber, dairy

It was a response to a joint letter to President Donald Trump from the governors, who said protectionist trade policies by Canada were to blame for a market dis...


US business wary of skin-deep results from Trump-Xi trade talks

Trump repeatedly pledged in his election campaign to name China as a currency manipulator on his first day in office - prompting fears of a trade war - but did ...


Syria moves warplanes to Latakia province near Russian forces

He said he didn't want to elaborate on the amounts Syria has in order to avoid revealing sources of intelligence. "We are deconflicting with the Russians. The...


American Airlines says attendant in incident captured on video 'removed from duty'

In his video, the woman with the child can be heard asking flight attendants for the stroller. Passengers say the mother of two was attempting to put away a s...


Why the Joburg protest against President Jacob Zuma matters

Xinhua attended the march in Pretoria to the State House which was attended by over 20,000 people. Protesters in the capital later marched to the seat of gove...


British Parliament backs Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election

While many critics of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union hope that an early general election will give them a chance to obstruct the process...


Mastercard adding fingerprint sensors to cards

The technology was recently tested in South Africa in two separate trials. This is another method of using biometrics for security being developed by Masterca...


China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats over North Korea tension

Security Council yesterday condemned North Korea's latest failed missile test and demanded it not conduct any more nuclear tests. The failed North Korean mi...


Changing Trump views toward Russia, China worry some allies

Politico reports that Trump didn't ask for an assessment of why Syrian president Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons until after he had ordered his reta...


Venezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-ins

Six others were injured. Not only did he fail to keep the state oil company up to date under increased government control, but his government also overspent des...


US rig count rises 10 this week to 857; Texas up 6

Analysts at Simmons & Co, energy specialists at US investment bank Piper Jaffray, this week forecast the total oil and gas rig count would average 842 in 2017, ...


Crude oil eases for second day on rising U.S. inventories

If Wednesday's price rises hold, they would mark the seventh straight daily increase. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) CLc1 fell by 19 cents to $52.88 a b...


Amos Oz and David Grossman shortlisted for Man Booker prize

And earlier this year, the Post review of A Horse Walks into a Bar said that, "In little more than 200 pages, Grossman brings us to the nerve center of his psy...


UK Parliament Backs Snap Election

There were also a number of abstentions. She has also played up the strength of the economy, which has so far defied predictions of a slowdown - a key campaig...


China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products

In addition to winning the approvals from China, Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and t...


Pres. Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

A White House official said on Thursday that Mr Trump will issue an executive order directing the Treasury on the tax issues. The orders advance Trump's pro...


Delta Still Dealing with Delays, Cancellations Following Storms

The airline said it is still getting planes and crews back in position for flights. Gil West, Delta's Chief Operating Officer, told customers, "We are grate...


(AKS) Shares Up 8.6% on Analyst Upgrade

Jefferies Group now has a hold rating on the stock. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) traded at a yearly high level of $11.39 during the last trading ...


As United posts strong earnings, its CEO apologizes again

United Airlines is set to testify at a U.S. House Transportation Committee after a video emerged of a passenger being violently dragged off an overbooked flight...


Tories lead over Labour reaches 24 points in latest poll

Praising MPs for backing her during a stump speech in the north-west of England, the PM said: "It's great to be here in Bolton, fresh from the House of Commons,...


Unusual Volume Spikes For: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)

The company is scheduled to report its next earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, May 4th. Analysts have placed a $12.06 price target on HOUGH...


Vijay Mallya, Indian Tycoon Accused of Fraud, Is Arrested in London

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya defaulted on Rs 8,191 crore he had borrowed from a consortium of 17 public sector banks, which have so far recovered Rs 155 crore th...


Campaigning gets underway ahead of United Kingdom election

Under the Act, a prime minister can hold an election ahead of schedule if at least two-thirds of MPs in the House of Commons (434 out of 650) vote in for a moti...


BP says crews brought leaking Alaskan well under control

To view the full article, register now. The Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge also contains vast reserves of oil - as much as 16 billion reco...


O"Reilly out at Fox News; internal memo released"

Bill O'Reilly has been the butt of countless jokes since his ousting from Fox News on Wednesday, and not surprisingly, the New York Daily News isn't pulling...


Kluber throws 3-hitter, Indians beat White Sox 3-0

The middle of Chicago's order had no answer for Kluber. Avisail Garcia brought 22 hits, nine runs and 13 RBI into this series, while Jose Abreu had 11 hits an...