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Sep 11 2017

Roethlisberger, Steelers hold off Browns

The rookie has looked calm in his first regular season action, which is telling considering the big stage he's under at home against a big AFC North rival in the Steeler...

Sep 11 2017

Mexico natural disaster death toll 61 as rescue efforts begin

It hit off the coast of southern Mexico , toppling houses in Chiapas state, causing buildings to sway violently as far away as the country's distant capital and settin...

Sep 10 2017

Puerto Rico breathes sigh of relief as spared Irma's worst

A radar image from flight-tracking website Flightradar24 displayed the plane flying along a narrow path on the outer edge of Irma's 185-mph winds on September 6. SAN ...

Sep 08 2017

Will follow Prabhu's road map, says Goyal

Power minister Goyal was handed over the Railways portfolio after Suresh Prabhu offered to step down from his post, in the wake of a spate of train derailments recently...

Sep 05 2017

Japanese princess to lose royal status after marrying commoner

Under Japanese law, female members of the Imperial family must relinquish their royal status if they marry a commoner. The princess formally announced her engagement ...

Sep 05 2017

Secretary Of State To Meet With NI Political Parties

He is meeting the five main parties at Stormont on Monday as he assesses the chances of a breakthrough. "And I believe that cultural security and confidence are vital to ...

Sep 05 2017

Prince William and Kate Middleton announce they're expecting third child

Kensington Palace confirmed the news in a statement today, the Queen is said to be "delighted" with the news. As with her previous two pregnancies, the duchess, 35, is ...

Sep 03 2017

Extreme Heat, Fire Grips Calif. Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Bay Area Rapid Transit spokeswoman Alicia Trost says the rail line was reducing its speed until late Saturday because hot weather can expand and shift metal tracks. Sunda...

Sep 03 2017

Whitbread plc (WTB) Upgraded to "Sell" at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

It has a 24.74 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include Well Construction, Well Completion, Well Intervention, and Exploration and Production. Commonwealth Finance Svcs...

Sep 03 2017

Frankfurt evacuated Sunday for disposal of WWII bomb

Officials in Frankfurt said more than 60,000 residents will have to leave their homes by this evening, and will have to stay away for at least 12 hours. Three police expl...

Sep 02 2017

Celebs' phone numbers and e-mail addresses exposed in active Instagram hack

The perpetrators exploited a bug in an Instagram API to gain access to user's email addresses and phone numbers. But while high-profile hacks are a dime a dozen t...

Sep 02 2017

Homes in Port Arthur, Beaumont now flooding

The company late Tuesday said the Baytown facility released 12,000 pounds of poisonous vapors into the air following damage from Harvey . Desperate citizens pleaded for ...

Sep 02 2017

Hurricane Harvey's impact means gas prices are on the rise

According to the price setting regulations, if the price fluctuates between six cents and eight cents a litre, the URB may use the interrupter to set the price ahead of t...

Aug 31 2017

Amazon and Microsoft link up voice assistants

For example, you can assign a number of Echo devices to a group called "Downstairs" and then say " Alexa , play Hotel California downstairs". Amazon has been busy...

Aug 31 2017

Gasoline Surges As Harvey Wallops Refineries

The refinery closures helped push U.S. gasoline futures to a two-year high of $1.7799 per gallon on Monday, although they had receded to $1.7195 by 0916 GMT on Tuesday. T...

Aug 31 2017

Harvey is pushing gasoline prices higher, even as oil remains cheap

Gas prices jumped throughout the nation and in Wyandotte County following Hurricane Harvey's damage to oil refining in Texas. The refineries affected represent over...

Aug 31 2017

With strong second quarter, US GDP growth up to 3 percent

However, the latest figures reflect robust consumer spending and strong business investment, and mean growth for the April-June period was at its strongest since the firs...

Aug 30 2017

Freeport to cut stake in Indonesia mine after gov't pressure

It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.05. Therefore 30% are positive. Firm has a $20.00 price o...

Aug 30 2017

Many ways to help hurricane victims

Hart isn't the only celebrity to come forward and donate thousands to help those affected by the powerful storm . "Some meaningful, some meaningless, but we've all...