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Jul 19 2017

Homeland Security Makes 15000 More H-2B Work Visas Available

Federal officials said there were not enough qualified and willing American workers available to perform certain types of temporary nonagricultural work. The decision con...

Jul 18 2017

GeekWire: Amazon or Blue Apron? Tech giant could soon deliver meal-kits

Since its IPO, Blue Apron stock has fallen almost 30%. Representatives from Amazon and Blue Apron didn't immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment. Blue...

Jul 17 2017

United States report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

Still, the four Arab powers have said the memorandum fell short of allaying their concerns that their sanctions would remain in place until Doha meets their demands and...

Jul 17 2017

Camilla celebrates 70th birthday at star-studded party

Camilla is said to not have been angry towards Diana as some might expect, and was instead sympathetic towards her. Her step-sons Prince William and Prince Harry attend...

Jul 17 2017

Chinese growth beats expectations at 6.9pc

The figure, slightly better than analyst consensus, is unchanged from the previous three months' 6.9 percent expansion in gross domestic product, which was the fastest pa...

Jul 17 2017

Delta's ticked - but Ann Coulter's right

During the New York-to-Florida flight, Coulter says he was asked to move from her pre-booked seat to another spot. She even posted on Twitter a photo of the passeng...

Jul 16 2017

BC wildfires: Crews fight fire with fire to protect Williams Lake

An evacuation order was issued Saturday morning for the remote Clisbako area in the Cariboo region. Areas of Williams Lake, and around Ashcroft are under evacuation a...

Jul 16 2017

USA annualized inflation eases in June, core CPI in line

The euro gained 0.64 per cent to US$1.468 (RM6.28). If you back out the autos and gas, then the drop was just 0.1% in June. The Labor Department said the unchanged read...

Jul 16 2017

India Rejects China Mediation Bid on Kashmir

India yesterday asserted that cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir was at the "heart" of the matter that was threatening regional peace and snubbed China for it...

Jul 14 2017

Banned former Federation Internationale de Football Association executive Chuck Blazer dies

Blazer was CONCACAF's General Secretary from 1990 to 2011. The eccentric bon vivant who once strode across the global stage being flattered by sport and political leade...

Jul 14 2017

Former US President Carter hospitalized over dehydration in Canada

Former United States President Jimmy Carter speaks at "The Board of Directors of the Canadian American Business Council Presents A Converation With Jimmy Carter and Joe C...

Jul 13 2017

Northern California Wildfire Leaves Path of Destruction Near Oroville

Company spokesmen for Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp. said mining operations in Nevada were unaffected. Logging contractor John McNeil's crews have been dou...

Jul 13 2017

Libya, Nigeria help push Opec June output up almost 400000 bpd

Citing industry sources with knowledge of the data, Bloomberg News reported that Saudi Arabia reportedly produced around 10.07 million barrels of oil per day last mon...

Jul 12 2017

Marks & Spencer Q1 Revenues Rise; Says FY View Unchanged

We start our summer sale today, a week later than past year, with terminal stock for the season significantly down. M&S also axed 27 promotions in the quarter. "In our ...

Jul 12 2017

Facebook and Google Join Net Neutrality "Day of Action"

If the internet looks slower today, it's not your imagination. It's unclear how Facebook or Google plan to participate. What will we see on these websites? W...

Jul 12 2017

Honda links 11th U.S. death to faulty Takata airbags

Ramon V. Kuffo, 88, who did not own the vehicle but had taken apart the center console with the ignition switch on, died of head trauma a day after a neighbor found him b...

Jul 12 2017

China's Wanda agrees to mammoth asset sale to slash debt

Among the projects included in the deal were the Nanchang Wanda City, which the company opened previous year and that Wanda chairman Wang Jianlin had talked up as a com...

Jul 12 2017

Oil prices build on rebound amid production-cap talk for Libya, Nigeria

Crude stockpiles at Cushing, Oklahoma, the delivery point for WTI and the biggest United States oil-storage hub, probably dropped by 1.4 million barrels last week, accor...

Jul 11 2017

Konta beats Garcia in Wimbledon last 16

Caroline Garcia insisted she did not see her father signaling to her from the coaching box during her fourth-round loss to Johanna Konta at Wimbledon on Monday. On F...