• SAWS assists Corpus Christi contaminated water cleanup
SAWS assists Corpus Christi contaminated water cleanup

In America's latest water-related kerfuffle, Corpus Christi, Texas, officials announced Sunday the city's drinking water is again safe to use after a four-day ban on drinking the potentially contaminated tap water. Corpus Christi officials said in a statement that a "back-flow incident" in an industrial area Wednesday may have led the chemicals...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo proudly unveils latest Ballon d'Or award at his museum
Cristiano Ronaldo proudly unveils latest Ballon d'Or award at his museum

The Portugal captain won the prestigious individual prize for the fourth time on Monday after beating long-time Barcelona rival Lionel Messi, who finished in second place. Ronaldo teed up Nani for the first equaliser before scoring two of his three goals in the tournament to ensure Portugal sneaked through as one of the best third-placed sides.

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  • Euro en route to parity with the mighty U.S. dollar
Euro en route to parity with the mighty U.S. dollar

The Federal Reserve's policy makers projected where they thought interest rates would be at the end of next year. The Bank of England said on Thursday that sterling's strong performance over the past month could soften an expected surge in British inflation next year, as its policymakers voted unanimously to keep interest rates unchanged at a r...

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  • Hackers stole data from one billion Yahoo users
Hackers stole data from one billion Yahoo users

But the company said hackers may have also stolen passwords from the affected accounts. The company also disclosed on Wednesday that it believes an unauthorized third party also accessed "the company's proprietary code to learn how to forge cookies", and that some of those actions have been linked to the same state-sponsored actor in the 2014 dat...

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  • Tata Motors Emerges as Key Battle in Biggest Indian Proxy Fight
Tata Motors Emerges as Key Battle in Biggest Indian Proxy Fight

Special shareholder meetings have been called by these companies next week to remove him. Tata Teleservices on Wednesday said Cyrus Mistry has been removed as director and Chairman of the company after its shareholders "unanimously" passed a resolution moved by Tata Sons for his ouster, a development which he described was a forgone conclusion.

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  • Narendra Modi a 'good reformist': Malaysian PM Najib Razak
Narendra Modi a 'good reformist': Malaysian PM Najib Razak

On the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system, he said: "The constitutional amendment for Goods and Services Tax has been passed". Mr Modi also said, licensing regime has been rationalised greatly and investor facilitation cells have been set up to guide prospective investors.

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  • US defense secretary in Israel as country gets F-35 jets
US defense secretary in Israel as country gets F-35 jets

During his brief visit in Israel, Carter is to meet with Liberman in the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv , as part of his last visit as Defense Secretary. "And it's my honor to be here marking the delivery of these planes ... to America's closest friend and ally in the region". Despite his input, however, most experts have said that reigning in the F...

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  • Boeing And Iran Air Sign Jetliner Contract Worth $16.6 Billion
Boeing And Iran Air Sign Jetliner Contract Worth $16.6 Billion

More specifically, Trump and congressional Republicans have made no secret of their opposition to any sale of airplanes to Iran . "The flight patterns and stops at known IRGC resupply locations are highly suspicious and suggests that Iran Air may be involved in Iran's efforts to support the murderous Assad regime", wrote Sens.

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  • Cuba Mourns Fidel Castro
Cuba Mourns Fidel Castro

Raul Castro, who took over when his brother fell ill in 2006, will deliver an eagerly awaited speech during the massive tribute with foreign dignitaries, the second such gathering this week after a huge rally in Havana on Tuesday. A private ceremony was held at Santiago's Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, state media reported. Fidel Castro's brother a...

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  • Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor
Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

The Journal's editorial board published a defense of Puzder on December 8, praising his opposition to raising the federal minimum wage , expanding Obamacare, and strengthening overtime protections for workers. " Andy Puzder has created and boosted the careers of thousands of Americans, and his extensive record fighting for workers makes him...

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  • Pakistan does not want perpetual hostility with India: Envoy
Pakistan does not want perpetual hostility with India: Envoy

Nafees Zakaria said due to increasing worldwide pressure India has become frustrated and is trying to undermine the efforts of Pakistan to bring peace in Afghanistan. Fatemi apprised the media that he is now visiting US to have interaction with the current US Administration and to reach out to the officials likely to join the new administration fol...

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  • United Kingdom growth seen to slow sharply in 2017
United Kingdom growth seen to slow sharply in 2017

He said there would be a budget deficit of about $27 billion in 2019/20. "The question is, why would growth slow so much in 2017, then inexplicably pick up in subsequent years?" Hammond said the Brexit vote underlined the urgent need to tackle the United Kingdom economy's long-term weaknesses as the Office for Budget Responsibility cut growth f...

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  • Shell To Develop Projects In Iran After Sanctions Are Lifted
Shell To Develop Projects In Iran After Sanctions Are Lifted

A spokesman for Shell said a memorandum of agreement was signed Wednesday with the National Iranian Oil Company "to further explore areas of potential cooperation". Iran signed a $10bn agreement with local companies in 2009, but the deal was cancelled owing to financial problems. Trump said during his campaign for the White House that he would ...

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  • Bank of Canada announces rate
Bank of Canada announces rate

He said the Bank of Canada's statement on Wednesday is "studiously cautious" in its outlook. The central bank said global economic conditions appear to have strengthened over the past two months, even as uncertainty weighs on business confidence and investment in Canada's major trading partners.

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  • Lions tour squad taking shape for Gatland
Lions tour squad taking shape for Gatland

In 2013 Graham Rowntree toured as forwards coach, and now Borthwick has replaced him in his role for England and the Lions. WARREN GATLAND will name a number of specialist coaches in his Lions backroom staff after unveiling his assistant coaches today.

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  • Standing Rock: Officials won't blockade supply deliveries but will discourage them
Standing Rock: Officials won't blockade supply deliveries but will discourage them

He also talked about false reports that law enforcement used grenades on protesters during a skirmish ten days ago. Two-thousand veterans have signed up and the Oceti Sakowin protesters' campsite can not hold more veterans than that, but about 1,000 more have said they plan to come, Parker said.

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  • Fiat scion arrested after false report in NY
Fiat scion arrested after false report in NY

It was then that he called his family to say that he had been kidnapped by a woman and his family needed to pay a ransom of $10,000 or she would hurt him. He also has designed furniture and collaborated on a Gucci design for the new Fiat 500. Lapo Elkann, 39, was born in NY and went on to do his graduation at the European Business School in Londo...

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  • Australia Just Appointed The First Female Chief Justice Of The High Court
Australia Just Appointed The First Female Chief Justice Of The High Court

Kiefel earned a Master of Laws at the University of Cambridge in Britain before returning to her home state where in 1993 she became the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland state. "His distinguished record as a jurist, James Edelman , is widely acknowledged as well", Attorney-General George Brandis added. She's now the most seni...

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  • Spectris plc (SXS) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC
Spectris plc (SXS) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC

Beaufort Securities restated a "buy" rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Restaurant Group The PLC (LON:RTN) had its target price raised to 290.00GBX by HSBC in a report released 11/28/2016. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. and g...

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  • Why China Won't Devalue Yuan To Boost Exports
Why China Won't Devalue Yuan To Boost Exports

The market is still dominated by bearish attitude of the yuan in the long run. With U.S. markets out for the Thanksgiving holiday, trade is expected to be thinner, and the dollar set a series of new landmarks in early trade in Europe, extending its surge after another strong batch of U.S.

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  • Kingfisher steam ahead with turn around plans posting 5.8% growth
Kingfisher steam ahead with turn around plans posting 5.8% growth

Total sales rose 11.5% to £3 billion. Kingfisher Plc, the group that houses B&Q and Screwfix within the United Kingdom, posted an overall sales growth of 11.5% to £2.9bn, with like-for-like sales up by 1.8% for Q3 to 31 October 2016. Kingfisher's CEO Véronique Laury highlighted that Q3 trading conditions have followed a similar trend to the firs...

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  • NTSB investigator arrives at Illinois explosion site
NTSB investigator arrives at Illinois explosion site

Fulton County emergency crews say several buildings are badly damaged. The exact cause of the explosion is under investigation. An explosion in Canton , Illinois left one person dead, and injured another 11 people Wednesday. During a news conference Wednesday night Ameren Illinois officials announced that the person who died in the Canton ga...

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  • Fantasy sports rivals DraftKings, FanDuel to merge
Fantasy sports rivals DraftKings, FanDuel to merge

But none of these management changes will happen until (and unless) the merger goes through, which the companies themselves do not expect to happen until the second half of 2017. FanDuel and DraftKings have agreed to merge . An industry source recently told the Daily Dot that a merger probably wouldn't happen because so numerous top DFS playe...

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  • Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 43-year low
Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 43-year low

Unemployment rate: At 3.3 percent, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is down 1.5 percent over the year from 4.8 percent in October 2015. Nationally, the unemployment rate decreased from 5 percent to 4.9 percent. "In the first 10 months of 2016, we added 4,700 jobs per month, on average". The nation gained 161,000 jobs, according to th...

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  • Trump Place luxury apartment buildings to be renamed after tenant petition
Trump Place luxury apartment buildings to be renamed after tenant petition

The company that owns and manages the skyscrapers informed tenants Tuesday the huge gold letters spelling out "Trump Place" would be removed. "Assuming a more neutral building identity will be attractive to all current and future residents", Mr.

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  • Protest peaceful after police shooting mistrial
Protest peaceful after police shooting mistrial

During the trial, Tensing took the stand himself and testified that he fired his gun at DuBose because he thought DuBose was going to run him over with his auto and kill him. "We've just got to make an assessment as to whether or not we can win at trial", he said. Attorney Al Gerhardstein, who represents the DuBose family, said they want another ...

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  • Jaitley regrets inconvenience,urges patience in changing notes
Jaitley regrets inconvenience,urges patience in changing notes

We ask for data from all banks but we are not asking too much of them, we want them to concentrate on their duties as the moment. "The government thought otherwise, because we wanted replacement currency to be available immediately, and hence we made a decision to go in for Rs 2,000 notes", he said while participating in a programme on India TV her...

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  • Trump To Drop Out Of Trans-Pacific Partnership Within First 100 Days
Trump To Drop Out Of Trans-Pacific Partnership Within First 100 Days

His anti-free-trade message and pledges to stem the tide of imported goods from China and Mexico won him massive support among blue-collar workers in the industrial heartland states of Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, helping to swing the election his way.

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  • Demonetisation Effect: SBI Collects Deposits Of ₹53000 Crore In Two Days
Demonetisation Effect: SBI Collects Deposits Of ₹53000 Crore In Two Days

Ms Bhattacharya said as resolution will start some of this watchlist numbers to come down. According to him a total of Rs 1,649 crore was exchanged. But later clarified this with Rs38,670 crore. Of these, 21,000 are ATMs, with the rest being CDMs, she said. Normally, deposit go up by about Rs 8,000 crore per month.

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  • Kohl's tops earnings forecasts on lower costs
Kohl's tops earnings forecasts on lower costs

The CEO added that Kohl's did an "excellent job managing inventory" and controlling expenses. The day began at US$87.9 but the price moved to US$86.18 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$88.48.

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  • Gov't less bearish on USA oil production
Gov't less bearish on USA oil production

The oil market faces another year of a "relentless" growth in oil supply without an OPEC deal to curb output, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned. However, discord among members over exemptions and individual production levels has raised doubt over OPEC's ability to deliver a meaningful reduction.

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  • Katy Perry cancels China performance
Katy Perry cancels China performance

The 32-year-old went on: "I am very sorry to disappoint my fans and look forward to seeing you in China soon". Chinese retail giant Alibaba's Tmall website started the trend as an anti-Valentine's day gimmick in 2009, encouraging singletons to celebrate their solo status by taking advantage of sale prices on products on November 11, as the date, 11...

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  • Clinton, Trump spending election eve in Pennsylvania
Clinton, Trump spending election eve in Pennsylvania

Trump, but Trump was showing major progress in at least four key battleground states. Almost all the interviews for this poll were conducted before FBI Director James Comey issued a statement Sunday afternoon saying no new actions were warranted against Clinton based on the newly discovered emails.

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  • Oil reversed most of its early losses
Oil reversed most of its early losses

It isn't clear whether Russian Federation would join OPEC's production cut. Traders said volumes were low as the market observed US presidential election exit polls coming out from 0000 GMT. In Asia, physical oil analysts were digesting mixed data out of China on Tuesday, which showed a fall in crude imports and a rise in exports of refined p...

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  • US stocks surge after FBI clears Clinton
US stocks surge after FBI clears Clinton

Comey said the agency was again reviewing Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. European markets have soared after USA presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was given the all-clear from the Federal Bureau of Investigation over her handling of classified information.

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