Economy

FCC chief lays out strategy on undoing 'net neutrality' rules

Comcast Chairman and Chief Executive Brian Roberts said Pai's proposal "creates an environment where we can have a fresh constructive dialogue". The streaming...


Honeywell International Inc. reiterated as Outperform By RBC Capital Markets

CWM LLC boosted its stake in Honeywell International by 47.1% in the third quarter. The firm owned 17,479 shares of the conglomerate's stock after buying an add...


France's Macron heads for runoff with Le Pen in May

The center ground has held in France as presidential favorite Emmanuel Macron, the former economy minister, emerged Sunday with an unexpectedly strong lead over...


Lavalin to buy WS Atkins for £2.1 billion

SNC-Lavalin's Bruce said: "By combining two highly complementary businesses, we will increase our depth and breadth of services to position us as a premier part...


ITC examining options for Taj Mansingh auction

The IHCL had told the apex court that it was "not clear" why NDMC wanted to auction the prime property which gave the "best revenue" to it. "Important decisions...


U.S. tax reform coming soon, Treasury Sec. Mnuchin says

Trump will order a review of this, as well, Mnuchin said. The second ordered review will look at a separate part of the Dodd-Frank law that called on federal ...


No flashing lights for VIPs in India

Immediately after the cabinet meeting Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari got the red beacon atop is vehicle removed and appealed to his colleagues to fol...


Speeding car in Delhi kills one

The over-speeding i-20 vehicle allegedly mowed down five people sleeping on a pavement. The injured and the deceased persons are yet to be identified. The Dep...


Volkswagen to pay $2.8-billion criminal fine in USA diesel emission scandal

Part of the agreement calls for federal monitoring of future business operations. On March 10, the manufacturer pleaded guilty in the USA court in Detroit a...


Verizon earnings, revenue miss Street estimates as wireless subscribers drop

More Verizon customers used the unlimited plan to reduce their bills - moving from expensive data plans to the cheaper unlimited one - than customers chose to...


Netflix shares on track for worst day in five months

Netflix has released its earnings for the year with the company stating that it hit 98.75 million memberships at the end of 2016. "The disclosure that Netfl...


Homeland chief denies US building deportation force

Southern Command, overseeing security operations for Central America, South America and the Caribbean. The attorney general also issued a memo Tuesday calli...


Stock trading actively: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)

Earlier, Goldman Sachs reported first quarter earnings that came up short, missing estimates by a distance. Consumer banking revenue rose 5% year over year ...


EPA head tells coal miners 'regulatory assault is over'

As could be expected, environmental groups railed against the EPA's decision to review the rule. The EPA's regulatory reform task force, established by Presid...


Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

The video of a passenger being dragged by an officer from a United Express flight shined an unwanted spotlight on the little-known police force that guards Chi...


Price of gold surges to five-month high

Gold pulled back from an earlier five-month high on Thursday as the dollar clawed back some of the ground it lost after U.S. President Donald Trump said the U.S...


Apple and Foxconn to bid for Toshiba's chip business

Industry watchers said Chey's remark reflects SK hynix's willingness to focus efforts on the acquisition when the main bidding kicks off. Toshiba has reported...


Assad allies say USA attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

Syria has denied using any chemical agents, and Russian Federation says the USA gave no evidence Syria has chemical weapons. Kaine said he supported Presi...


Trucking adds 4700 jobs, sets record high in March

Retail trade employment dropped by 30,000 in March, likely due to the end of the holiday shopping season. The unemployment rate has been five percent or lower ...


As KFC changes policy, Yum shareholders pull proposal on cutting antibiotics

The move is a response to changing customer preferences, said KFC U.S. President Kevin Hochman, and required collaboration among 2,000 farms. "Antibiotics sho...


Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading

William "Billy" Walters, right, leaves Manhattan federal court in NY, with his attorney, Barry Berke, Friday, April 7, 2017, after he was convicted of insider t...


Ecuador's president-elect warns Assange to avoid politics

Still, Lasso has said he will challenge the results and some of his supporters were protesting by honking horns and waving yellow-blue-and red Ecuadorean flags ...


Pakistan call up teenage leg-spinner Shahdab Khan for Windies tests

Speaking to media at a press conference in Lahore, Misbah spoke of a regret at not having captained Pakistan in cricket, his entire tenure serving during thei...


Taser changes name in shift to software, police services

Axon said the decision was inspired in part by a Pew Research Center study that found policing is more hard today than ever before. Taser International , ...


Honda sales fall just under 1 percent as Acura struggles

Ford's numbers were reflected in industry figures. Moreover, frequent product recalls and rising structural expenses are other issues faced by the company. Ave...


What the death of broadband privacy rules means

Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi opposed the measure, saying "Americans shouldn't have to give up every shred of privacy when they go online". Literally...


SpaceX conducts historic launch, landing with "used" rocket

Boosters — the most expensive part of the rocket, according to Musk — typically are discarded following liftoff, sinking into the Atlantic. After some debat...


Anti-allergy medicine EpiPen recall expands to US

Mylan , the company that manufactures them, issued a recall of over 80,000 EpiPens in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan i...


Recall issued for some EpiPen products

A life-saving device is now being recalled because it may not work. It says EpiPens distributed between January and March of past year and EpiPen Juniors from...


Back to burgers: Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads

Interestingly enough, prior to his death in 2008, Carl's Jr . founder Carl Karcher was reportedly "heartbroken" that the company he founded on Christian princi...


Amazon launches store-pick grocery service in Seattle

The current pickup locations can be found in Settle's SODO and Ballard neighborhoods. However, one equity research firm expects online groceries to be a key d...


White House Denies Calling For Ryan's Head After Health Care Failure

One then hears that Republican Chief Strategist Steve Bannon walked into the Freedom Caucus meeting and gave them little choice but to vote for the bill and...


Trump Has Visited His Golf Courses 13 Times as President

It was not immediately clear whether Trump was actually playing golf. The White House wouldn't say Saturday whether Trump played golf during his almost 4½-hou...


Executive action to kill Clean Power Plan coming this week: EPA chief

The limits on existing facilities aim to cut carbon pollution by about one-third by 2030, compared with 2005 levels, and the rule is subject to a pending lawsui...


Resolve Ayodhya dispute amicably: SC; mixed reactions follow

The Supreme Court on Tuesday favoured an amicable settlement to the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya and offered to act as mediator, which was wel...