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'This is tanks on their lawn' - Murdoch cops a $39 billion blindside

However, Comcast's bid is well above 21 Century Fox's bid, which values the company at £18.5 billion, and which shareholders had claimed undervalued it. A...


Trump addresses possibility of US-NKorea talks

The White House says it will wait and see whether a new overture by North Korea for talks with the United States means it is serious about disarming. The U.S....


Dish shares Sling TV subscriber numbers for the first time

This reporting marked the first time the company has separately disclosed its DISH TV and Sling TV subscribers within the total population of Pay-TV subscribe...


CBI officials quiz PNB director Brahmaji Rao for second day

The case against three directors of the company including Kothari and others was filed on a complaint received from Bank of Baroda. Sources said that the CBI ...


ONS revises down United Kingdom economic growth rate

GDP in the final three months of 2017 increased by 0.4% quarter-on-quarter, driven by business and financial services growth. Chris Williamson at IHS Markit s...


Buffett: Berkshire got $29B from new tax code

Berkshire on Saturday reported a record quarterly and annual profit, benefiting from a lower US corporate income tax rate. Billionaire investor Warren Buff...


Standard Life Aberdeen sells insurance arm for £3.2bn

Total assets under management were £654.9bn at 31 December 2017, up from £647.6bn on 1 January 2017. However, inflows from equity investments were up 8% at £1...


Horrible! Mobile police officer loses his life in shooting last night

Octavia Poellnitz, Hollie and Fonda's daughter, was distraught after hearing the news of her mother's death. That's when Holly started shooting at police, and O...


Walmart Q4 Profit Misses Estimates; Lowers FY19 Sales Growth Outlook

Last month, Sam's Club began closing 63 USA clubs while turning a dozen of them into warehouses for digital sales , with the goal of speeding up deliveries. Th...


Amazon Prime members can now get 5% back at Whole Foods

Non-Prime members aren't left out in the cold, however. The new offer was announced Tuesday and is available right away, according to USA Today . When the ...


Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Is Losing Ground After Q4 Profit Disappoints

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shares increased 5.44 percent over the past week and rose 0.46 percent over the previous month. About 57,374 shares traded. Kingstone Comp...


How the Rite Aid-Albertsons deal affects Buffalo Niagara

The Equitec Proprietary Markets Llc holds 439,100 shares with $861,000 value, down from 3.44M last quarter. Rite Aid has struggled against stronger competit...


Punch-up on board jet as passenger allegedly refuses to stop farting

According to a local newspaper De Telegraaf , a Transavia Airlines flight made the unscheduled stop in between after two Dutch men objected to constant farting...


United Kingdom to seek European Union mutual recognition deal for financial services: FT

Such a proposal is likely to be challenged by the European Commission which has said Britain cannot pick and choose which parts of the EU's single market it...


BJP says Congress responsible for PNB fraud case

On Thursday, central investigation agencies seized diamond and gold jewellery worth Rs 5,100 crore in nationwide searches and initiated the process for revokin...


Indian bank is cheated of $1.8 billion in complex fraud

Under flak for a Rs 11,400-crore fraud case involving Punjab National Bank (PNB), the BJP said no one irrespective of stature will be spared by the probe agen...


Time Warner tops Street 4Q forecasts

Time Warner is in the midst of being acquired by AT&T , but the U.S. department of justice has sued to block the $85 billion bid over competition concerns...


Woman climbs into X-ray machine to keep eye on handbag

Local media reported that Dongguan Railway Station staff have advised passengers not to ride the X-ray machines, as radiation given off by the scanners could be...


De-icing fluid shortage forces Southwest to cancel Chicago flights

The flight was carrying 139 passengers and 5 crew members, airport officials tweeted . When smoke appeared in the cabin, the crew made a decision to evacuate...


CPI surges 0.5% in January, but yearly rate of inflation unchanged

The dollar.DXY rallied against a basket of currencies. There are fears that inflation, which is seen as being driven by a tightening labour market and increas...


Bouts of snow followed by freezing rain Sunday

Montreal and Quebec City, in particular, should expect snow that will turn into freezing rain - even rain, which will make the roads slippery in the late aftern...


BC government boosts minimum wage to $12.65 in June

The four increases between 2018 and 2021 represent a 34% increase over four years. "The fact is it's good for the economy to raise the wages of low wage workers...


Wall Street plummets; S&P, Dow confirm correction

Gold futures fell 0.9 per cent to US$1,321.1 an ounce, weighing on some mining stocks . Shares were lower in all Asian markets after Wall Street officially b...


Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) Moves -7.76%

The stock increased 2.28% or $1.51 during the last trading session, reaching $67.69. (NYSE: DLR ) has risen 23.90% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Th...


Best National Pizza Day deals including free Domino's pizza and discounts

They also have a special for two medium, two-topping pizzas for just $5.99. Papa John's - Among other deals , get 25 percent off when you create your own...


Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) To Release Earnings

The corporation has a market cap of US$53.94 Billion. For the current quarter, 27 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.93/share. About 15,469 shares trade...


U.S. announces takedown of global cyber theft ring

The indictment said that among the stolen items advertised were 795,000 HSBC bank logins, dozens of PayPal logins and credentials, and credit card numbers. Th...


The Newest: Ex-Uber CEO noticed Google founder as a 'brother'

Kalanick said he doesn't remember whether he was pressuring Uber's attorneys working on the Otto deal enough to warrant such analogies. Uber's legal team, on th...


Bitcoin price drops below $6000 Video

Broader volatility further threatens the virtual asset class, as numerous "establishment" investors who helped buy the price up to peak levels are likely to be ...


BP profit surges as oil major leaves downturn behind

And we did all this while maintaining safe and reliable operations. Operating cash flow for FY 2017, excluding Gulf of Mexico oil spill payments, was $24.1B v...


Talks on creating German coalition govt enter final round

Talks are set to resume at 10 a.m. local time (0900 UTC) on Monday, with Tuesday also earmarked for further negotiations if necessary. The two main points of ...


Ryanair CEO warns of strikes, says some pilot demands 'laughable'

Following the announcement last month that Ryanair had agreed to recognise the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) to represent its United Kingdom pil...


PMI: The service sector has grown tremendously in January

Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Market, said: "A slowdown in the service sector comes as a disappointment, though was partially offset by ...


Oil production hits 10 million barrels per day

This has had the side-effect of boosting Iraqi compliance with the OPEC deal. USA production doesn't look to slow any time soon. Analysts had expected a decre...


Scotland captain John Barclay doubts Wales will play…

Wales' triumph marked Warren Gatland's 10th anniversary as head coach in style, although bigger challenges now await in the shape of reigning Six Nations cha...


How major U.S. stock indexes fared on Wednesday

No sign of a recovery yet, as losses lengthen in expectations of the Fed hiking interest rates next month. However, stronger-than-expected private sector job ...


Washington Looks forward to Coordinating Counter-Terror Data with Doha

The Al Udeid Air Base is the home of US Central Command, is essential to operations in the region, and houses 10,000 military personnel from the US, UK, and oth...


CFPB 'Here to Stay' After DC Appeals Court Ruling

Finally, the majority held that the functions of the CFPB and its Director, unlike, for example, the Secretary of State or another Cabinet officer, are not core...


Hundreds of protesters remain in jail as Iran announces release of detainees

At least six women in Iran have been pictured protesting the obligatory Islamic headscarf by publicly taking off their hijabs and waving them on sticks. T...


Trump talking point on black unemployment rate vaporizes

Critics of the president have pointed to the fact that the sharp decline in African-American unemployment began under former President Barack Obama , suggestin...