Oil prices up as OPEC forecast offsets Iranian restart

The Persian Gulf nation will only be able to increase oil production by 100,000 barrels a day, or 3.7 percent, a month after sanctions are lifted and by 400,000 in six months, according to the median estimate of 12 analysts and economists surveyed ... More..

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Oil price falls below $28 a barrel as Iran sanctions lifted

Under interim coach Mike Hopkins, Syracuse won four of six nonconference games, the losses coming against former Big East rivals Georgetown and St. John's. More..

by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Chinese GDP growth slows down to 1990 levels

On a quarterly basis, GDP advanced 1.6% in the three month-period to December, but slower than previous quarter's 1.8% rise. The GDP grew 6.9 percent year on year in 2015, the slowest annual expansion in a ...More..

Tennessee Powerball winners appear on 'Today' show
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Tennessee Powerball winners appear on 'Today' show

John Robinson and his wife, Lisa, said they purchased four tickets at Naifeh's Food Mart in their hometown of Munford, Tennessee. The winning ticket came from the 7-11 in Chino Hills. Accounts of the nurse'...More..

by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

American Pastor Saeed Abedini and Other Americans Have Just Been Freed

Both of these countries, and others, are wary of an emboldened Iran . "As many of you know, Amir's father is very ill and soon he will embrace his son once more", the family statement said. 96 ...More..

IRS ready to start 2016 tax season; tips and info
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

IRS ready to start 2016 tax season; tips and info

Free File allows you to choose from 13 brand-name tax software providers, which are all available for free. Taxpayers whose adjusted gross income was $62,000 or less during 2015 are eligible for at least one o...More..

Star Wars The Force Awakens Plot: Rey's Parents Hinted By Directors?
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Star Wars The Force Awakens Plot: Rey's Parents Hinted By Directors?

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight , Trevorrow hints that the secret may not be revealed until his turn in the director's chair. Silver also said Disney was following through on a plan to release a huge batch...More..

by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Walmart closings spare SD stores

More than 100 of the closures will affect the smallest format stores, Walmart Express, which has been in the pilot stage since 2011. That experiment is deemed a failure and 102 of the store closures will be W...More..

China stocks hover in bear-market territory
by | Monday, January 18, 2016

China stocks hover in bear-market territory

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on China to be clearer about its exchange rate policy. The country's yuan-denominated lending for all of 2015 reached 11.72 trillion yuan, figures showed, which ...More..

by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Walmart closing 269 stores; none in the valley

Delia Garcia, a Wal-Mart corporate rep, said the company decided to close the stores based on financial performance, the cost of doing business and plans for strategic growth. This wave of store closures includ...More..

by | Monday, January 18, 2016

$1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What we know about the 3 winners

The prize for one of the winning tickets is roughly $533 million if the Robinsons choose the lump-sum payment, which is $327.8 million after taxes. According to Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delacenserie, tra...More..

by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Walmart Closing 154 U.S. Stores and 269 Stores

Analysts said the store closures are a way for the retailer to capitalize on food sales and expand its "multi-channel" strategy by allowing pick-up for online and in-store purchases. More..

by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Wal-Mart closing 269 stores around globe, over half in U.S.

The company pointed out that it plans to build more than 300 stores internationally in the next fiscal year. Wal-Mart said it will focus on strengthening its largest-format Supercenters, fine-tuning its grocery...More..

by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Walmart to Lose 269 Stores, 154 in USA; 10000 Employees Impacted

Walmart said it would disclose more information about these stores " after completing local associate and community outreach ". We expect that some associates will transfer to another location and others will...More..

Walmart closing 269 stores, including entire 'Express' format
by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Walmart closing 269 stores, including entire 'Express' format

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Friday that it will close 269 of its stores globally, including 154 in the USA, as the company looks to reposition itself in a hard retail climate. Jackson Parkway and Memorial Bouleva...More..

by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Walmart closing 269 stores

Wal-Mart earnings have been strained by its decision a year ago to raise entry-level wages and invest more money in its online business to better compete with Amazon.com Inc. More..

by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Somali defense minister condemns Al Shabaab attack on KDF base

We counted 63 Kenyan bodies inside the base. Fighters from the al-Shabab group have attacked a base for African Union peacekeepers in southwestern Somalia, blasting their way into the compound and exchanging ...More..

Google: Self-driving cars improve, but still need human help
by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Google: Self-driving cars improve, but still need human help

Nonetheless, the Google report noted that the cars have disengaged less often on a per-mile basis as it's worked on the technology. Google engineers assumed control of its self-driving cars 341 times ...More..

by | Sunday, January 17, 2016

Céline Dion's brother dies of cancer

Celine Dion's brother Daniel has passed away, after battling cancer. Her sister Claudette had revealed earlier this week the family had been told he had "hours or days" left to live. The René's funeral wi...More..

by | Sunday, January 17, 2016

Volkswagen's recall plan for emissions vehicles rejected by USA regulators

The EPA is pursuing its own enforcement actions against the company. Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller said last weekend he believed a new catalytic converter could be fitted to most affected vehicles in a wa...More..