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Indian economy's growth estimated at 6.5% in 2017-18

The construction sector is expected to grow at 3.6% in 2017-18 from 7.1% a year ago. The dominant services sector, which accounts for around 80 per cent of Un...


Flooding at JFK terminal adds to delays from winter weather

Passengers on Kuwait Airways flight 118 were taken to hotels and alternative routes for them will be planned, NBC New York reports. The authority said a wat...


Possibility of Iran Spring pushes oil prices northwards

Brent crude futures - the global benchmark for oil prices - were at $67.82 a barrel, down 2 cents but still not far off the $68.03 May 2015 high from the day be...


Fishing tourney in Florida canceled as angler goes missing

Richard Bowie, director of Down East Emergency Medicine Institute, coordinating the search, says he expects to find Kayler floating in his vest around the edges...


Airliner makes emergency landing at NYC's Kennedy airport

The wing tip of a China Southern 777 plane struck the tail end of a Kuwait Airways 777, causing damage to both aircrafts, the union representing Port Authorit...


Major hardware flaws make computers, smartphones a security risk

The company said today that all of its Macs and iOS devices are vulnerable to the same issues. A collaboration of researchers from Google's Project Zero team,...


Apple App Store saw record-breaking holiday season

Buddybuild revealed the deal on its official site and indicated that as a direct result of the buyout initiated by Apple , there will be key changes to expect....


Independent Advisor Alliance Raises Position in Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW)

The stock increased 0.97% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $31.24. (NYSE:BAM) has risen 13.98% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Bancorp...


Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF (VTEB) Rises 0.04% for Jan 5

The indicator is non-directional meaning that it gauges trend strength whether the stock price is trending higher or lower. Investors may also want to set perso...


USA employers add 148000 jobs in December, unemployment remains 4.1%

Employment rose almost 2.1 million last year, slightly slower than 2016, President Barack Obama's final year in office. The December gain is the 87th consecut...


Colman's Mustard factory in Norwich will close after 160 years of history

The closure comes after juice firm Britvic announced it was quitting the production site in Norwich which it shares with Colman's. The mustard-maker Colman's ...


Ripple price (XRP/USD) tumbles as Coinbase denies GDAX listing rumours

Unlike Bitcoin , which is now trading at $15,139, Ripple is still affordable and interest in investment has grown quickly, especially in light of speculation...


2 planes collide at Toronto airport; WestJet says passengers evacuated

Sunwing said its plane was being towed by its ground handling service provider at the time and there were no passengers or crew on board. Photos from the incide...


Factory activity quickens in Dec.: PMI

This week's data highlight for the British Pound comes in the form of the release of Services PMI data from IHS Markit and the CIPS which should cast light ...


The internet's top lobby joins legal crusade against net neutrality repeal

Netflix , whose data-heavy video streams could face extra charges by internet service providers, also said it would support a legal challenge. The approval of...


Flight redirected to Alaska due to man 'smearing feces everywhere'

United Flight 895 traveling from Chicago to Hong Kong made an unscheduled landing in Anchorage due to a "passenger smearing feces everywhere", Ted Stevens I...


Amazon Might be Ready to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights

Last month, Sky and BT announced that they would make their streaming of the Premier League's games available for companies such as Amazon to place their mone...


Get Hyped: 'Nacho Fries' Are Officially Coming To Taco Bell This Month

The best part? They will only cost $1. "Would you like fries with that?" The side will hit stores everywhere on Thursday, Jan. 25, but they won't stay on me...


China to ban steel exports to N Korea, cap crude oil exports

China would impose serious penalties on anyone that had been confirmed as violating Security Council resolutions, he said. China handles about 90% of the Nort...


Bay Area reacts to strong quake

No damage or injuries were reported. An natural disaster woke many Berkeleyans shortly after 2:39 a.m. Thursday. A magnitude 4.4 quake is a common size for th...