Venezuela's Maduro Urges Iran to Defend Crude Oil Prices

A global crude glut and slowing demand are major reasons for the slide in oil, which has lost some 70% since mid-2014 when the downward move started. As a result, world markets may be left with a surplus of 1.5 million barrels a day in the first half... More..

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by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Now free, Jason Rezaian wants to catch up with Warriors

In his written statement, he said "I hope everyone will respect my need for privacy as I take some time for myself and for my family". Champagne flowed and chocolates were passed around moments after a group ...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Bernie Sanders Leads New Hampshire Polls

New Hampshire , once considered a toss-up state, went twice for President Barack Obama - he beat Mitt Romney by 6 points in 2012 and John McCain by 9 points in 2008. More..

UberEATS standalone app to come to US in coming weeks
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

UberEATS standalone app to come to US in coming weeks

Uber is set to launch its new food delivery service, UberEats , on a much wider scale, and the company has announced that it will be launching 10 US cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Austin. Uber is ...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Snyder appeals Obama's denial of disaster aid for Flint

Weaver told reporters that the city needs more resources and officials need to be held accountable for the lead levels. "So we're not able to avoid the subject", he wrote. "It's like 2 to 3 percent of the pop...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Global stocks rally on China economic growth report

AT&T added 52 cents, or 1.5 percent, to $34.51 and NextEra Energy gained $2.55, or 2.4 percent, to $107.81. U.S. markets were closed on Monday for Martin Luther King Day. "If the renminbi continues to weak...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Here's why every Chipotle will be closed for 1 day next month

The company said it received a grand jury subpoena related to a norovirus outbreak that sickened 234 people in Simi Valley, California, in August. The stores, which have suffered from several outbreaks of E...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

WMUR Poll: Trump leads, Cruz climbs in New Hampshire

PATAKI: If I have any regrets about getting out, it's that Donald Trump is the one defending NY values - the guy who demonized Mexicans and veterans, and goes after minorities on a regular basis. Dole said only...More..

National Weather Service warns of two rounds of winter weather
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

National Weather Service warns of two rounds of winter weather

As the storm strengthens near the coast, winds will increase, and blowing and drifting of snow will occur. Howling winds and pounding surf along the coasts could cause "substantial" beach erosion and coastal fl...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

CNOOC to cut oil, gas output

CNOOC, China's largest offshore oil and gas producer, said on Tuesday it targeted production of 470 million to 485 million barrels of oil equivalent, a drop from 495 million barrels in 2015. Advertisment Asia...More..

Goldman's 4Q skewed by massive mortgage settlement
by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Goldman's 4Q skewed by massive mortgage settlement

Q4 earnings of $765M or $1.27 per share after a $1.8B or $3.41 charge for the mortgage settlement. Net income declined to $765 million, or $1.27 a share, from $2.17 billion, or $4.38, after an agreement to se...More..

The relationship between Netflix, TV boils over
by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The relationship between Netflix, TV boils over

Netflix , of course, shares that optimism, and even gloated a bit over recent comments from TV bigwigs, including one NBC executive who said last week that some data indicated streaming subscribers were retu...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Volkswagen, EPA Fail To Break Impasse In Diesel Emissions Scandal

Regulators in California who have been empowered to conduct auto pollution emission tests have rejected a proposal from Volkswagen to fix vehicles that were involved in the company's efforts to circumvent feder...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Wal-Mart stores closing in North Carolina

Stores that will be closed in Southern California will be Walmarts at 151 E. Fifth St.in Long Beach, effective January 28, and at 4101 Crenshaw Blvd.in Baldwin Hills, effective Sunday. Walmart says in a press ...More..

Tsai Ing-wen wins Taiwan Leadership Election
by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Tsai Ing-wen wins Taiwan Leadership Election

Taiwan has elected independence-leaning opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen as its first woman president in a landslide victory that may increase tensions with mainland China. Hong asked the US to firmly abide ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Ex-Boyfriend Suspected of Killing Two Students at SUNY Geneseo

Hutchinson, from North Vancouver, was a student at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Geneseo, and also a volunteer firefighter. When police arrived, all three were found dead. He had recently indicat...More..

Walmart to close 154 stores across the nation
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Walmart to close 154 stores across the nation

The company will also be closing 115 stores in Latin America, with nearly half of those being in Brazil. We are continuing to grow, and we're making smart choices in managing our portfolio. The stores will cl...More..

2 dead, several injured after tornadoes in Florida
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

2 dead, several injured after tornadoes in Florida

At least two tornadoes struck in Manatee and Sarasota counties, the affiliate reported. Jamie Carson, a spokesman for the Sarasota County Government, said more than 350 homes had already been inspected as...More..

by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Oil price to fall further as market 'could drown in over-supply'

Unseasonably warm weather and rising supply will keep the crude oil market oversupplied until at least late 2016 and could push the price below its current 12-year lows, the International Energy Agency said on ...More..

Mother of 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch released on bond
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Mother of 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch released on bond

During his case, the defense played up his age and a psychologist said he had "affluenza", or " the product of wealthy, privileged parents who never set limits ". The mother and son were apprehended in December...More..