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  • India board agree to Champions Trophy participation

    India board agree to Champions Trophy participation

    It was decided that the squad for the series will be picked on Monday. The one devised by former BCCI president N Srinivasan, former CA chairman Wally Edwards and European Central Bank president Giles Clarke, which gave the BCCI $570 million out of projected ICC revenues of $2.5 billion, a share way larger than any other country was getting? The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action.

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  • Comcast Corporation, Ford Motor Company Shares Rise On Earnings

    Comcast Corporation, Ford Motor Company Shares Rise On Earnings

    The Dearborn, Mich. -based automaker has seen sales rev up over the last seven years, but is in a highly cyclical industry that may be due for a downturn, if flagging sales are any indication. Comcast reported earnings of 53 cents per share on $20.5 billion in revenue, compared to the analyst estimates of 44 cents per share and $20.1 billion in revenue.

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  • Illinois House Democrats Muscle Through Taxpayer Funded Abortions

    Illinois House Democrats Muscle Through Taxpayer Funded Abortions

    A Democratic lawmaker pushing legislation to remove prohibitions on publicly funded abortions in IL hopes to call it for a vote as thousands of women converge on the capital to lobby for a "progressive agenda". "I don't really understand how we can say we do care about the most vulnerable among us when we have limited funds and we'll be spending money for something that not only is opposed by many of us but is considered to be an abomination", said state Representative Terri Bryant, a ...

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  • Trump Tweets Can't Help First Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

    In its latest quarterly report, Twitter said that it generated nearly $548 million in revenue , managing to earn 11 cents to a share . Twitter shares were 12% up in pre-market trade after its latest results beat expectations - highlighting its strongest user growth for more than a year.

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  • FCC chief lays out attack on 'net neutrality' rules

    FCC chief lays out attack on 'net neutrality' rules

    U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, said Wednesday that he will fight back against Trump administration efforts to "gut" FCC net neutrality rules, which prevent a handful of powerful internet service providers from slowing down certain companies' online traffic.

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  • Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

    Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

    But even Uber's pitchman says, "This isn't going to be easy". Uber isn't the only company racing to put cars in the air. The company confirmed that it was working on the idea of flying taxis which will be able to take its customers from one point to the other.

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  • Oil edges up after six days of straight losses

    The OPEC committee concluded that a six-month renewal to the output-cut deal is needed, delegates with knowledge of the matter said. Money managers boosted wagers that USA oil futures would increase in the week to April 18, government data showed.

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  • Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. Purchases 45940 Shares of Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

    Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. Purchases 45940 Shares of Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

    Shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) dropped -1.86% to $76.48. Shares of Schlumberger Limited . Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Investment Counsel Llc increased Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) stake by 2.86% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Even though the offshore business is underperforming, Schlumberger also paid $221 million during the quarter to take a minority interest in Borr Drilling, a Norwegian rig contractor, to expand its business in the offshore jack-up market.

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  • Greece, creditors to resume talks in Athens, seek swift deal

    Greece, creditors to resume talks in Athens, seek swift deal

    The government's estimate of the primary budget surplus, under the terms of the bailout, is based on data released by the country's statistics agency ELSTAT on Friday. Athens hopes to discuss the fund's participation and its projections at the sidelines of the IMF's spring meetings in Washington. Achieving high primary budget surpluses is key to the third bailout signed by Greece in mid-2015.

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  • York Region Police arrest more than 100 in child sex ring

    York Region Police arrest more than 100 in child sex ring

    Truong said that most of the men stopped communicating at that point aside from the 104 men who were arrested in the sting. He said child sex trafficking is a growing problem in Canada. A total of 64 cases are before the courts, while 40 cases have been resolved. "Almost all of these men did not have a criminal record, had stable jobs, families and were not the kind of people that would normally be seen in the criminal justice system", she said.

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  • Rain god to help economy this Monsoon

    Rain god to help economy this Monsoon

    IMD will issue the updated forecasts in early June 2017 as a part of the second stage long range forecast of monsoon rainfall. The monsoon delivers about 70 percent of India's annual rainfall, critical for growing crops such as rice, sugar cane, corn, cotton and soybeans because almost half of the country's farmland lacks irrigation.

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  • OPEC says oil deal bearing fruit, but US pumping more

    Gross U.S. crude oil imports in 2016 rose to an average of 7.9 million barrels per day (b/d), 514,000 b/d more than the 2015 average. "New data shows weaker-than-expected growth in a number of countries including Russia, India, several Middle Eastern countries, Korea and the US, where demand has stalled in recent months", the agency said .

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  • North Korea Threatens US with Pre-Emptive Missile Strike

    North Korea Threatens US with Pre-Emptive Missile Strike

    Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters. "We are not prepared to sit back and let North Korea threaten our homeland", he said. "The members of the Security Council expressed their utmost concern over the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council by conducting this ballistic-missile launch", the council said in the statement, referring to the April 15 launch.

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  • $13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

    Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the price of cigarettes and impose a new tax on other tobacco products to help fund public housing. An estimated 900,000 New York City residents now smoke. He said he's not anxious about new tobacco regulations. This policy needs to be shared with both existing and future tenants. There are more than 550 such pharmacies in the city with tobacco-selling licenses.

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  • Volvo to Build First EV in China

    Past year 11m cars were recalled in China, just over 120,000 of which were domestic brands, but this apparent discrepancy is not deterring foreign brands from targeting what remains a growing market. "All automakers in China are still trying to understand the implications of the more stringent fuel efficiency regulations and whether to increase production of qualifying NEVs or purchase NEV credits from other automakers, including their partners", said James Chao, Shanghai-based Asia-Pacific ...

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  • ExxonMobil silent on Russia waiver

    The Russia sanctions have cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars. Tillerson pledged he would recuse himself from matters pertaining to Exxon during his first two years at State. This proved to be problematic for both parties: Rosneft does not have the technological ability to drill in cold offshore conditions by itself, while Russian Federation was Exxon's second-biggest exploration area at the time.

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  • It's a boy! Zoo confirms April the giraffe's calf is a male

    It's a boy! Zoo confirms April the giraffe's calf is a male

    April is one of the most popular residents at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York . Animal Adventure Park reports that April went into labor at 7:20 a.m. The park is now closed to the public and will open in mid-May. A NY zoo's livestream video of its pregnant giraffe is showing her giving birth. A zoo spokesperson says the delivery could take all day Saturday.

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  • Panic at NY's Penn Station Causes 16 To Be Injured

    Panic at NY's Penn Station Causes 16 To Be Injured

    After the false rumor of an active shooter, thousands of people began running in every direction, leaving behind luggage, shoes and other personal belongings, footage shows. She said shortly after the train entered the tunnel to go under the Hudson River, they felt a bump on the side of the train and saw sparks. Families huddled together, commuters hid behind pillars and some people fell to the ground as they ran for the exits.

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