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Mourners pack the church for French officer whose sacrifice 'saved the nation'

Father Jean-Baptiste described the hero police officer as an "extremely intelligent and courageous man". On Friday, police detained a woman who was "very clos...


Asian shares mixed after Fed raises interest rates

Both inflation and productivity growth are sluggish, which suggests wages should be as well. It added $2.05, or 3 percent, to $69.47 a barrel in London. The dec...


Germany set to field strong side against Spain

Spain went on to dictate play as they confidently knocked the ball around the reigning world champions with Real Madrid's Isco proving particularly influenti...


NYC snow: 3 fatalities as a result of nor'easter's snow

A springtime nor'easter set to hit the area on Wednesday is shaping up to be a significant storm, with the possibility of 10 inches of snowfall across New York ...


Topeka Toys 'R' Us liquidation expected in next few days

Remember KB Toys? The company went out of business in 2008, closing up all of its stores across the country. The company initially filed for bankruptcy last Sep...


US Fed raises key interest rate amid stronger growth outlook

This week, Powell presided over a Fed policy meeting for the first time since becoming chairman. The statement also declared, in a change from January, that...


Up to a foot of snow expected to hit MA this week

The first full day of spring, Wednesday , is expected to bring yet another nor'easter to Southern New England, the fourth of the month. "It could even be the b...


Kejriwal should have apologised to Punjab people: Jakhar

Calling off the alliance, the Lok Insaf Party said Kejriwal was a "traitor" and "fraudster" who had "betrayed" Punjabis by issuing the apology, PTI reported. Th...


USA students stage walkout against gun violence

After the speakers had finished, and the students went back to classes, one young man remained behind, holding a "Save Lives, Not Guns" sign. A group of Hough...


Dog Dies After Attendant Forces Passenger to Put Carrier In Overhead Bin

A flight attendant, anxious that the carrier did not fit under the seat, instructed the owners to put the carrier in the overhead compartment , where the dog p...


Amazon Prime Video Audience Tops 26 Million In The US

The first season of The Man In The High Castle , for instance, cost Amazon $72 million to produce and market. With that first batch of 13 episodes apparently...


IHeart Media bankruptcy involves key local radio stations

IHeart, led by Chief Executive Officer Robert Pittman, countered with its own streaming services and a live-events business offering concerts and awards shows. ...


European Union presses Britain to 'face up to hard facts' on Brexit

The EU last week snubbed British Prime Minister Theresa May's calls for a special post-Brexit deal by offering London just a free-trade agreement with no spec...


Microsoft's Cloud Is Expanding to Switzerland and the Middle East

I'm thrilled to share that we plan to deliver the Microsoft Cloud from our first datacenter locations in Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates , and we'll e...


Google to ban cryptocurrency, initial coin offering advertisements

Google said it updates its policies as it sees "new threats". The ban is part of a new financial products policy, that Google announced March 14 an...


Trudeau says tariff threat won't pressure Canada at NAFTA negotiating table

US tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum would be "very harmful" for industry and workers in both countries, he added. The American administration has expres...


Air Canada system outage leading to long delays at Vancouver Airport

At around 11:15 a.m., Victoria Airport reported that Air Canada self-serve check-in kiosks were once again operational. According to flight-tracking website F...


Oil rescued from price lows by Libyan supply disruption

As the rig count fell, "the market is starting to think that US shale oil production may not steadily grow, which is supporting oil prices", Takayuki Nogami, ch...


Retail inflation eases to 4.4% in February; IIP grows 7.5% in January

The inflation rate is in below expectations as a Reuters survey of 30 economists had predicted it to come at 4.80 per cent. However, for the nine-month peri...


Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Rating Lowered to C at TheStreet

The real estate investment trust reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.01). Consequently Lexington...


European Central Bank leaves rates unchanged, drops easing bias

Wall Street opened higher just after Draghi spoke and the dollar was up marginally too. After a political deadlock in Italy and Trump's recent tariff propos...


False news spreads widely and easily

Many blamed " bots " - computerized accounts - for the rapid proliferation. Twitter has increasingly become a platform for organizations and people to share...


Waymo to Pilot Autonomous Big Rigs in Atlanta

The trucks themselves will of course have trained safety drivers at the wheel as they roll down Georgia highways to monitor and assume control. Rival Uber mad...


Twitter's blue, 'verified' checkmark could soon be open to everyone

The blue checkmark was originally introduced in 2009 as a way of confirming that famous accounts, such as those of actors and other celebrities, were authenti...


Is Lloyd Blankfein Planning Exit From Goldman?

One of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s longest-tenured CEOs is set to depart, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal . The WSJ report indicated that...


Healthcare adds 19k jobs in February; hospitals continue to drive growth

Experts had forecasted a gain of just 200,000 jobs for the month. Increasing participation by men of prime working age - between 25 and 54 years - has helped ...


Toys R' Us Considering Liquidation

In February the company announced plans to close 200 stores. Media rumors say that Toys "R" Us may liquidate its American stores after a Chapter 11 filing did...


Potential Arsenal Lineup Against AC Milan | UEFA Europa League

Arsene Wenger is confident the issue will not rule out the Spaniard in the long-term but with the full-back spending Wednesday [7 March] in hospital, the manag...


Whole Foods Delivery Via Amazon Prime Moves to Atlanta, San Fran

Shortly after buying Whole Foods , Amazon slashed prices at all of its locations in an attempt to boost foot traffic and put more pressure on competitors. Amaz...


Adult film actress sues President Trump over confidentiality agreement

There was an awkward moment on Tuesday evening during a CNN panel discussion about porn star Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against President Donald Trump . T...


NPP chief Conrad Sangma, backed by BJP, takes oath as Meghalaya CM

Conrad Sangma , head of the National People's Party ( NPP ), who is all set to become the new chief minister of the hill state, got a jolt on Monday when one of...


Lawfare: Trump Administration Is Going To War Over California's Nonsense Immigration Law

Constitution and interfere with federal immigration enforcement. The lawsuit alleges the three laws enacted previous year are "a deliberate effort by Cali...


Amazon might introduce its own branded checking accounts

Amazon may soon find yet another way into its customer's wallets. Amazon is reportedly considering launching a checking account-like product with some big ba...


Broadcom Cries Foul As Qualcomm Delays Shareholder Vote On Takeover

Broadcom slammed Qualcomm's decision to "secretly" file a voluntary request with CFIUS to start an investigation, labeling it a "blatant, desperate act" to e...


Village's bottled water delivery as pipes are burst

The suppliers have effectively told up to 13million people across London and the South of England to curb their use of water or risk having none at all. "Wher...


WINTON GROUP Ltd Sells 530640 Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with " Buy ". It is negative, as 74 investors sold CSCO shares while 637 reduced holdi...


Combine workouts: Brown bleak, Barkley a freak

His explosiveness across the three events was jaw dropping, especially considering his measurables. He has another chance to impress at his pro day in a cou...


Results today: Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya on tenterhooks

Tripura went to polls on February 18, while elections were held in Meghalaya and Nagaland on February 27. The exit polls have predicted an end to the 25-...


LL Bean raises age to buy rifles to 21

A poll posted on the Opelika-Auburn News website and social media accounts asked readers whether they agree with Dick's' decision. Traugh says as a private ...


Drunk man takes 'crazy' $1600 Uber ride crossing state lines

About $116 worth of the fare came from the time spent to make the trip, according to NJ.com. He apparently fell asleep and didn't realize it, until he woke up...