• Health Officials Urge Houstonians To Remain Alert About Zika Virus
Health Officials Urge Houstonians To Remain Alert About Zika Virus

If their sex partner has traveled to or resides in an area with active Zika virus transmission, they should abstain from sex or use condoms or other barrier methods to prevent infection. Meanwhile, Gov. Rick Scott has asked for assistance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , The Miami Herald reported . CDC officials said...

Read more

  • US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up
US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

The hottest markets nationally continued to be in the Pacific Northwest. Home prices increased 12.5 percent in Portland, 10.7 percent in Seattle and 9.5 percent in Denver. The Case-Shiller index is one of the leading measures of home prices nationwide because it monitors the price of the same house over time. The slowest growth was in San Francisco...

Read more

  • Lindsay Lohan: Actress accuses fiancé of trying to strangle her
Lindsay Lohan: Actress accuses fiancé of trying to strangle her

Another post was a video that showed Tarabasov partying, captioned, "Home? Sh*tty time, it changes at 26/27". "Fame changes people ", according to a screengrab captured by DailyMail.com . Along with her angry tweets , Lindsay also shared several pictures of Egor at the club that were apparently taken by a friend (or spy?). Some of the po...

Read more

  • Verizon 'will buy Yahoo! today for $4.8 billion' : stunning fall for Mayer
Verizon 'will buy Yahoo! today for $4.8 billion' : stunning fall for Mayer

Bloomberg News, citing a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations, reported that the companies would announce the deal before markets open Monday. This deal, if it goes through could mean the end of the Marissa Mayer era at Yahoo! Inc. Yahoo's biggest value, however, has rested in its stakes in the Chinese online retail giant Aliba...

Read more

  • Authorities In Singapore And Switzerland Seize Assets Connected To Red Granite Financier
Authorities In Singapore And Switzerland Seize Assets Connected To Red Granite Financier

Pressure mounted Thursday on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, with lawmakers demanding he go on leave and be held accountable after US officials initiated action to seize more than $1 billion they say was stolen from a state investment fund by people close to the premier.

Read more

  • Yahoo focused on selling core assets to Verizon
Yahoo focused on selling core assets to Verizon

Verizon could walk away with Yahoo's core internet business for close to $ 5 billion , according to a report by Bloomberg . Starboard CEO Jeff Smith had been a vocal critic of CEO Marissa Mayer, who came to Yahoo from Google almost four years ago with a goal of turning around the company.

Read more

  • Dollar falls after Reserve Bank signals rates cut likely
Dollar falls after Reserve Bank signals rates cut likely

The kiwi traded at 70.03 United States cents at 5pm in Wellington, from 69.88 cents late yesterday and down from 71.09 cents a week ago. He said recent Reserve Bank statements had left the market with the mistaken impression the strong housing market could prevent interest rates being eased further, but yesterday's statement was "clearly arrang...

Read more

  • US moves to block massive health insurer deals led by Anthem, Aetna
US moves to block massive health insurer deals led by Anthem, Aetna

Anthem and Cigna both declined to comment, and Humana did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "Today, the industry is dominated by five large insurers commonly referred to as "the big five", the Justice Department said in one of the suits.

Read more

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,539. ASIA'S DAY: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index advanced 0.7 percent to 21,803.18 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 gained 0.4 percent to 5,458.50. The S&P 500 index showed 19 new 52-week highs and no new lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 89 new highs and 12 new lows. Ma...

Read more

  • AirAsia Places Major Order For 100 A321neo, Total Order Rises To 575
AirAsia Places Major Order For 100 A321neo, Total Order Rises To 575

The Asian low-priced carrier will use at least some of the narrow-body planes to provide stepped-up service to India, one of the people said. AirAsia group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the A321neo will be operated on the airlines most populous routes and at airports with infrastructure constraints.

Read more

  • Province OKs tax on vacant housing in Vancouver
Province OKs tax on vacant housing in Vancouver

Minister de Jong says ultimately housing affordability is about supply. He was referring to a "Plan B" by the city to draft its own regulations to tax empty houses as business investments if it did not get the province's backing to change the charter.

Read more

  • Volkswagen to pay Texas $50 million in civil penalties
Volkswagen to pay Texas $50 million in civil penalties

This week, Volkswagen announced it would buy back more than 450,000 cars equipped with its 2.0-liter turbodiesel 4-cylinder in the USA after it likely determined it couldn't fix those cars while maintaining the original levels of performance.

Read more

  • Amazon offering countdown deals ahead of Prime Day
Amazon offering countdown deals ahead of Prime Day

The online retailer is offering daily deals leading up to Prime Day where between four and six items are offered until inventory runs out. From July 5 through 11, you'll find exclusive deals for Prime members in addition to the regular Gold Box Deals each day.

Read more

  • Thousands flee as super typhoon barrels towards Taiwan
Thousands flee as super typhoon barrels towards Taiwan

The Japan Meteorological Agency said that Nepartak could be a category three system by the time it reaches Taiwan's east coast on Friday, with winds gusting at up to 175km/h. Some forecasts warned that Nepartak could strengthen even further in the next 24 hours. Nepartak had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour.

Read more

  • No domestic violence charges against Edsel Ford II
No domestic violence charges against Edsel Ford II

But hands were placed, ' said Jensen said. Mr. Ford was released immediately following the prosecutor's decision not to pursue charges. Edsel Ford's corporate biography says he is also owner and chairman of Pentastar Aviation, an aviation services provider based in suburban Detroit, and owns a Detroit-based marketing company.

Read more

  • Porsche Panamera Turbo sets 'Ring record
Porsche Panamera Turbo sets 'Ring record

When Porsche unveiled the redesigned Panamera , the big news-other than its more-attractive design-was that it had already set a Nurburgring lap record for sedans . But that's not all that's destined to power the Panamera as MotorTrend reports the new second-gen model could gain hybrid tech from the 918 Spyder, potentially giving the Panamera a...

Read more

  • Liberia Consoles Turkey after Deadly Terror Attack
Liberia Consoles Turkey after Deadly Terror Attack

Forty five people were killed as a result of the terrorist attack. It said Sunday the total number of those detained in relation to the shooting and suicide attack at the airport is now 27. In turn, Turkey has blamed ISIS for several major bombings in the past year in Ankara and Istanbul . Turkish media have identified a Chechen, Akhmed Chat...

Read more

  • Chicago Bulls: Who is Jerian Grant?
Chicago Bulls: Who is Jerian Grant?

The Rose trade came as a shock to some but a welcome move to others, who say the Simeon alum made a lot of public relations blunders during his time in Chicago and brought little to the floor the past four years. ESPN also reported that the Boston Celtics, who have the third pick on Thursday, were also known to have trade interest in Butler. Wro...

Read more

  • Cleveland relaxes rules on protest marches at GOP convention
Cleveland relaxes rules on protest marches at GOP convention

The Hill has an interesting piece on the efforts of "Never Trump" Republican delegates to overthrow Donald Trump at this year's Republican National Convention , and they insist their chances of succeeding are better than anyone is giving them credit for.

Read more

  • Clinton's choice for first event with Obama: North Carolina
Clinton's choice for first event with Obama: North Carolina

Over the star, the text reads: 'Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!' The post continued: " In the background, piles and piles of money, presumably from those corrupt sources (Jews?)". In July of a year ago, Trump's campaign blamed an intern for tweeting a collage that featured a picture of Trump, the American flag and several Nazi soldiers.

Read more

  • Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines
Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

In his inaugural speech at the Malacanang Palace, where he took his oath, Duterte counted corruption, criminality and the rampant use of illegal drugs among the "problems that bedevil our country today which need to be addressed with urgency".

Read more

  • Scores join censorship protest at the SABC
Scores join censorship protest at the SABC

Sanef is among the concerned orgnisations and ordinary citizens who are demanding the immediate reinstatement of all its suspended journalists and the scrapping of the public broadcaster's "illegally revised" editorial policies. Vavi said SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng was abusing his authority by introducing editorial policies th...

Read more

  • Kejriwal accuses Goa Chief Minister of shielding his kin
Kejriwal accuses Goa Chief Minister of shielding his kin

Gulab Yadav alleged: "However, when the state government came to know about it, it exerted pressure on the trade body and the university". Panaji: Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal said that the tourism of sex, drugs and prostitution in Goa is backed by political patronage and is defaming Goa.

Read more

  • The Wall Street Journal: Chipotle executive indicted in NY cocaine bust
The Wall Street Journal: Chipotle executive indicted in NY cocaine bust

The Chipotle executive and Fox Business producer Katie Welnhofer were among 18 white collar buyers named as alleged " key repeat customers " who bought cocaine. All the alleged buyers were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to indictment papers obtained by Business Insider .

Read more

  • 1 hospitalized after report of shooting in downtown Denver
1 hospitalized after report of shooting in downtown Denver

Police have not indicated there are multiple casualties. Update, 5:45 p.m. EST: KMGH-TV reported that the gunman shot himself after the incident. Police said some witnesses of the 120 witnesses who were interviewed tried to intervene during the shooting.

Read more

  • Kellogg opening cereal cafe in NYC
Kellogg opening cereal cafe in NYC

The dishes will run between $6 and $8. There's the Life in Color , a bowl of Kellogg's Froot Loops with lime zest, marshmallows and passion fruit jam, with Blue Marble ice cream (or milk). The cafe marries a fast-casual dining experience with the cereal brand. Kellogg is opening a cafe in NY as it pushes to reinvent cereal's soggy image.

Read more

  • USA crude stockpiles fall, gasoline builds as refiners boost output
USA crude stockpiles fall, gasoline builds as refiners boost output

Energy Information Administration said. "The possibility of a strike in the Norwegian upstream sector, where a pay dispute involving more than 700 workers at seven producing fields, has the potential to impact combined oil output of around 280,000 barrels per day - nearly a fifth of the country's output", said analysts at JBC Energy.

Read more

  • Trump hits back at Clinton, calls her 'world class liar'
Trump hits back at Clinton, calls her 'world class liar'

Trump had been scheduled to deliver the anti-Clinton speech in New Hampshire earlier in the month, but postponed it in favor of remarks dedicated to national security in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting. All he can do is he's trying to distract us. She also took a swipe at her Republican opponent, Donald Trump. "This is going to be a nontrad...

Read more

  • Hong Kong stocks end morning down on Brexit worries
Hong Kong stocks end morning down on Brexit worries

The Nasdaq dropped 4.12%, and into correction territory. Charles Schwab was the biggest decliner in the S&P 500, tumbling $1.95, or 7.5 percent, to $24.19. "Spanish elections more immediately and then French elections in 2017 add to the complexity of political dynamics involved in negotiations. As uncertainties unfold in Europe and spread out to gl...

Read more

  • Stocks, pound rise after days of 'Brexit' losses
Stocks, pound rise after days of 'Brexit' losses

As David Cameron, who announced he would resign as Britain's prime minister on June 24th, met with European leaders on Tuesday to discuss Britain's exit from the EU, markets appeared to settle down. Sterling wallowed near three-decade lows and the safe-haven Japanese yen maintained its strength against the dollar, while oil prices clawed back some...

Read more

  • 'Daily Show' faces backlash for abortion ruling tweet
'Daily Show' faces backlash for abortion ruling tweet

She also noted the provisions in Texas that were struck down are similar to ones in Kansas that are part of a larger anti-abortion law now under injunction. "It is not the courts' duty to second guess legislative fact-finding, improve on, or cleanse the legislative process by allowing relitigation of the facts that led to the passage of a law".

Read more

  • 3-day-old baby killed by family dogs in Central California
3-day-old baby killed by family dogs in Central California

The baby, whose name has not been released, was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she died a short time later. "For any child to get injured, it hurts", Daniel Macias with the Fresno Police Department said . The dog who killed the infant is believed to be a shar-pei and pit bull mix, and is known to be the "guard dog" of the two. 'At this p...

Read more

  • What Comes Next — Britain's EU Exit
What Comes Next — Britain's EU Exit

Moreover, Sturgeon is simply laying out the groundwork for a new referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom - something the first minister said was "highly likely". "We are well prepared for this". Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is also facing upheaval within his Labour Party after more than 20 advisers quit his inner circle ove...

Read more

  • From Edinburgh to Gibraltar, Brexit vote sparks new claims
From Edinburgh to Gibraltar, Brexit vote sparks new claims

Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish National party leader, said legal preparations would begin for a second Scottish independence referendum after Scotland "delivered a strong, unequivocal vote to remain in the EU, and I welcome that endorsement of our European status".

Read more

  • Final surveys show United Kingdom to stay with the EU — BREXIT
Final surveys show United Kingdom to stay with the EU — BREXIT

Ms Sturgeon said yesterday that "Scotland can have a big impact on the final vote", with voters north of the border potentially keeping the United Kingdom in the European Union. "It's very important that we can understand what the UK's relationship with the European Union looks like before reaching a view as to what the optimum relationship for Sco...

Read more