Tuesday March 28-th, 2017

Markets Right Now: US stocks end higher, led by technology Markets Right Now: US stocks end higher, led by technology

Shortly after their open, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 14.72 points, or 0.08 per cent, to 18,573.73, the S&P 500 was up 3.23 points, or 0.15 per cent, to 2,167.01 and the Nasdaq Composite was 27.29 points, or 0.54 per cent higher, at 5,0...

Local newspapers resume publication in Kashmir Local newspapers resume publication in Kashmir

The Minister spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister last night on the reported "clampdown" on newspapers in the state. Please Wait while comments are loading. In the meeting with a delegation of editors, Chief Minister gave detailed presentation...

Microsoft reports better-than-expected revenue

Revenue in the Intelligent Cloud division rose by 6,6% to $6,7bn, compared to the $6,6bn average estimate of analysts polled by Bloomberg. Amy Hood, Microsoft's executive vice president and chief financial officer, said that for this fiscal year,...

New possible Clinton running mate has emerged New possible Clinton running mate has emerged

When asked about his prospects to join the Democratic ticket, Kaine was self-deprecating, saying he went through the vice presidential search in 2008 as well, when Barack Obama ultimately selected Joe Biden. A native of Pittsburgh, he could help ca...

European Central Bank to use 'all instruments' in case of Brexit impact European Central Bank to use 'all instruments' in case of Brexit impact

Beyond the bond-buying, the central bank has lowered its benchmark interest rate for lending to banks to zero. "Following the United Kingdom referendum, euro area financial markets have weathered the spike in volatility with encouraging resilience"...

Microsoft profits improve on growing cloud business

Microsoft shares were up 4.35 percent at $55.40 in extended trading on Tuesday. Azure revenue grew 102% with Azure compute usage more than doubling year-over-year. analyst Brad Reback said. "We saw a dip, last quarter we came out of that dip, an...

Russia's Olympic track ban upheld by Court of Arbitration for Sport Russia's Olympic track ban upheld by Court of Arbitration for Sport

The more recent report came at the conclusion of an investigation into widespread doping and concealment methods used by the Russian Olympic team. The Court of Arbitration for Sport will issue its verdict Thursday on Russia's appeal to overturn t...

Christie: 'No Discontent' Over Trump's VP Pick

Echoing the words of Donald Trump , his new boss, he called for call for a ban on Muslims entering the USA for an indefinite period "until we can figure out what is going on". Priebus told "Fox News Sunday" that he expects Trump to bring a message o...

Key points from Jeremy Corbyn's leadership launch Key points from Jeremy Corbyn's leadership launch

Mr Corbyn will use the leadership contest to set out how a Labour government will tackle the "five ills" of 21st century Britain - inequality, neglect, insecurity, prejudice and discrimination. "We, the Labour party, will be stronger, even stronger, ...

Attorney: Resolution In Green Case Could Come After Olympics

Lt. Scott Wrigglesworth, the public information officer for the East Lansing Police Department, wouldn't refer to Green by name when contacted by The Huffington Post, but said that the National Basketball Association player must return to East Lansin...

Melania Trump Speechwriter Admits Mistake, Offers To Quit, Donald Says No Melania Trump Speechwriter Admits Mistake, Offers To Quit, Donald Says No

McIver then wrote them down and later included some of the phrasing in a draft that became Melania Trump's speech . "I'm proud to stand here tonight and support Donald trump not in spite of the color of my skin, but because of the color of my skin",...

Garry Marshall, 'Happy Days' creator, dies at 81 Garry Marshall, 'Happy Days' creator, dies at 81

Marshall reunited with his Pretty Woman stars Roberts and Gere for the 1999 box office success Runaway Bride, about a woman who keeps leaving her fiances at the altar. "He was a kind man, an elegant man, and a loyal, loyal man", Elizondo said. Bo...

Melania Trump's speechwriter admits mistake Melania Trump's speechwriter admits mistake

While this year's RNC has mainly been marred by the controversies surrounding Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump's , alleged plagiarism of a speech given by Michelle Obama , the current First Lady, it seems that the Trump family can't and won't b...

Pokemon Go For Android Launched In Europe Pokemon Go For Android Launched In Europe

The NSPCC asked Nintendo to introduce safety features before the title was unveiled in the United Kingdom to prevent kids wandering into areas they shouldn't go, but the launch looks to have gone ahead without any changes. Niantic quickly respond...

Wednesday's Market Wrap: Major Averages Climb, Nasdaq Adds 1% Wednesday's Market Wrap: Major Averages Climb, Nasdaq Adds 1%

The S&P 500 rose 5.15 points, or 0.2%, to 2,166.89. Nine of the 10 major S&P indexes were lower. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures climbed 61 points, also 0.3 percent, to 18,541 today, with the underlying gauge at a record. Economists are still ...

Power Take: Mickelson showing that golf is a game for the ages Power Take: Mickelson showing that golf is a game for the ages

But why interfere with it?" "I really thought that was going to go in". And the four-time major winner's frustrations finally came to a head on the 16th as he hurled his fairway wood to the turf and saw it snap into pieces after a wayward approac...

Turkey goes after journalists and teachers Turkey goes after journalists and teachers

Meanwhile, the nation's National Security Council is holding an emergency meeting following the coup attempt, which was eventually derailed by security forces and protesters loyal to the government. Before flying from Istanbul, his hometown and polit...

Turkish jets strike rebels in Iraq following failed coup

Wednesday's strikes come as Turkey's military is reeling from a failed coup by a faction within the armed forces and appear to be an attempt to show that the forces are on top of security matters. Turkey abolished the sentence in 2004 as part of its ...

Security tighter at Florida courthouse after suspect escapes

Four people, including two juveniles, are charged with helping Resiles escape. Israel said Resiles' 18-year-old girlfriend, LaQuay Stern, parked her silver BMW under a bridge next to the Broward County Courthouse on Friday , where she waited with ...

Donald Trump Is Official The Republican Presidential Nominee

Though not an experienced political hand, Trump has found himself at the center of his father's unlikely presidential campaign. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took the convention stage to some boos. "Mr. Speaker, it is my distinct honor and...

Fox News' Roger Ailes Out at Network After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Multiple sources at Fox News tell David that the Murdochs, who are controlling owners of parent company 21st Century Fox , are moving to push Ailes out of his prominent, powerful role. Ailes created Fox News in 1996 and the channel initially ha...

Stock indexes drift higher in midday trading on Wall Street Stock indexes drift higher in midday trading on Wall Street

The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index declined 19.41 points or 0.4% to close at 5,036.38. It lowered its estimate for worldwide growth to 3.1 percent this year, 0.1 percentage point lower than its previous forecast. Oil prices were fluctuatin...

Trump excuses Mike Pence's Iraq War vote but not Hillary Clinton's

There were many Republicans who could have helped Trump far more . Many of Trump's defenders have assured us that even if Trump can sometimes be brash and impulsive, he would surround himself with brilliant advisers as he has done in his busin...

Melania Trump's Speech Appears To Have Plagiarized From Michelle Obama Melania Trump's Speech Appears To Have Plagiarized From Michelle Obama

Willie Robertson, Scott Baio and Antonio Sabato Jr . were among the so-called celebrities who opened the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday night. Steve Womack, shut down the opponents by saying the rules had been approved by ...

Fox News Awkwardly Addresses Roger Ailes Drama On Air Fox News Awkwardly Addresses Roger Ailes Drama On Air

The New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison was hired by Fox to conduct an internal investigation into Fox News' workplace environment. Gretchen also claimed that she was wrongfully terminated from the network in June 20...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Is Investigated In The USA For Its Sales Figures Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Is Investigated In The USA For Its Sales Figures

It follows civil lawsuits challenging sales numbers, the Bloomberg says. Allegations were made against Fiat Chrysler earlier this year by a vehicle dealer who claimed that it manipulated sales figures, and who also sued the company in January for...

More delays for Londoners as sinkhole repairs continue

A Network Rail spokesperson said: "Our engineers are on site investigating a hole which has appeared next to the track at Forest Hill". Engineers are putting dry concrete into the hole, which will form a base where wet concrete will be poured on to...

Airtel cuts pre-paid data tariffs giving up to 67% more data Airtel cuts pre-paid data tariffs giving up to 67% more data

Last week, Idea had announced the price reduction by 45% for so-called "light" users, who consume below 1 GB. Jio by Reliance Network is already dealing with a small number of users in this trial experiment, and is aggressively testing its network ca...

Protest in Cleveland ahead of Republican Convention Protest in Cleveland ahead of Republican Convention

Homeland Security and police have beefed up their presence around the convention. The deadly truck attack in France and the ambush killings of five police officers earlier this month in Dallas and three more in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, over the past...

Turkey fires 24000 teachers, police in coup plotters hunt Turkey fires 24000 teachers, police in coup plotters hunt

Erdogan had told CNN in an exclusive interview on Monday that the extradition request was coming soon. More than 9,000 people are now in detention in the fallout of the failed coup, Kurtulmus said, adding that a leader had yet to be identified.

Trump Campaign Begins RNC Night One By Hitting Clinton On Benghazi, Security

He paused. "Are you cheering, because we're ugly?" he joked. "It must be humbling to be so wrong about so much for so long", Robertson quipped. "The only way we're going to make America safe again is to have an elite military made up of warriors ...

The 'Pokemon Go' Servers Went Down And People Totally Freaked Out

The game has yet to be released in Japan and the rest of Asia. The group said it would not stop the attack until representatives from Pokemon Go contacted them. Remember OurMine? The team of hackers who successfully hacked Google head honcho Sund...

13ft hole under railway track brings more chaos for Southern passengers

Strike action and high levels of staff illness has meant that several services have been cancelled on a almost daily basis. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "A hole next to the railway line has appeared near Forest Hill. " There will be a reduced...

S&P 500, Dow Ease Back After Hitting New Highs S&P 500, Dow Ease Back After Hitting New Highs

Oil prices bounced back slightly after tumbling more than 4 percent on Wednesday, erasing most of the previous session's gain, as a run of bearish USA inventory data heightened concerns about a global glut. While the STOXX 600 is down 8 percent so fa...

Uber Exceeds 2 Billion Ride Milestone Uber Exceeds 2 Billion Ride Milestone

The trips were booked simultaneously in over 16 different countries from five continents, with a large chunk - 54 to be exact - of those coming in from China. Six months is 180 days, meaning the company was providing an average of 5.5 million rides a...

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