Business

  • BREAKING NEWS: Paul Ryan says he'll vote for Donald Trump, via Twitter
    House_gop_provided_ryan_enough_votes_to_win_the_speakership 2016-06-02 20:06:25 UTC
    BREAKING NEWS: Paul Ryan says he'll vote for Donald Trump, via Twitter. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said he will be voting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 presidential election. "It...
  • Trump University: Judge orders document release
    Trump_university-_judge_orders_document_release 2016-05-29 21:40:14 UTC
    Washington — A federal judge ( called a "hater" and a "Mexican" by Donald Trump ) is ordering the release of Trump University internal documents in a class-action lawsuit against the now-defunct real estate school owned by presumptive Republican p...
  • Bob Arum offers $20 million for Trump-Sanders debate
    Bob_arum_offers__20_million_for_trump-sanders_debate 2016-05-28 08:45:41 UTC
    <h2><i>Bob Arum’s Top Rank Promotions is ready to promote “The heavyweight debate: Donald Trump vs. Bernie Sanders.”</i></h2> The idea of the debate was first proposed on Wednesday night when Trump appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Kimmel asked Tr...
  • Mexico to extradite "El Chapo" Guzman to U.S. — He will not face the death penalty
    Untitled_3 2016-05-21 09:06:00 UTC
    Mexico to extradite drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to US — He will not face the death penalty. Mexico approved the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States on Friday after receiving guarantees he would not fa...
  • Trump has a history of questionable behavior with women: NY Times
    Trump_has_a_history_of_questionable_behavior_with_women-_ny_times 2016-05-15 03:57:08 UTC
    Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior by the Republican presidential candidate, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The Times...
  • Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online
    Panama_papers_affair_widens_as_database_goes_online 2016-05-09 22:41:21 UTC
    The Panama Papers affair has widened, with a huge database of documents relating to more than 200,000 offshore accounts posted online. The database became accessible from 18:00 GMT at offshoreleaks.icij.org. The Panama Papers have shown how some...
  • Trump: After my victory Christie will oversee an "extensive team"
    Trump-_after_my_victory_christie_will_oversee_an_extensive_team 2016-05-09 19:03:11 UTC
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday he has chosen New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a rival turned ally, to lead his White House transition team as he prepares for the general election campaign. "Governor Christie is...
  • Donald Trump's new finance chair donated to Hillary Clinton
    Trump's_new_finance_chair_donated_to_hillary_clinton 2016-05-05 20:07:54 UTC
    Donald Trump named a national finance chairman for his presidential campaign, picking an investor with little experience in campaigns but a long history of political donations to both parties. Steven Mnuchin, a former partner at Goldman Sachs w...
  • "Trump will inevitably give rise to anti-American sentiment worldwide"
    %22trump_will_inevitably_give_rise_to_anti-american_sentiment_worldwide%22 2016-04-28 18:51:05 UTC
    "Trump will inevitably give rise to anti-American sentiment worldwide." Donald Trump's first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner's repeated invocation of an "America first" agenda as a thre...
  • George Clooney Says Bernie Sanders Is 'Absolutely Right'
    George_clooney_says_bernie_sanders_is_'absolutely_right' 2016-04-17 20:44:38 UTC
    George Clooney said this weekend that presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders was "absolutely right" to protest the amount of money involved in political fundraisers such as the one Clooney co-hosted Friday night in support of candidate Hillary...
  • How the Republican elite turned a blind eye to the rise and rise of Donald Trump
    Trump 2016-03-02 16:19:31 UTC
    One evening last June, some of the Republican Party's wealthiest donors gathered for a cocktail party at an exclusive resort in Deer Valley, Utah, during a three-day retreat hosted by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. They had just...
  • U.S. businessman, "Young Global Leader," jailed in Iran
    Ahmad_kiarostami_jailed_in_iran 2016-02-22 19:25:36 UTC
    An American businessman jailed in Iran since October has broken his hunger strike, his mother wrote on social media on Monday. Siamak Namazi, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, was detained in Iran in October while visiting family. Iranian authoritie...
  • New Year's Celebration: Luxury Dubai Hotel Inferno
    Dubai_fire 2015-12-31 20:57:03 UTC
    Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper in downtown Dubai near the world's tallest building on Thursday night, but the block was successfully evacuated and there were only light injuries, the emirate's police chief said. Tongues of flame shot skyw...
  • Zuckerberg and wife to give 99 percent of shares to charity
    Facebook's_ceo_and_wife_to_give_99_percent_of_shares_to_their_new_foundation 2015-12-02 08:20:06 UTC
    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife to give 99 percent of shares to charity. In an unprecedented philanthropic gesture for their generation, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla, celebrated the birth of their daughter with the ...
  • Poll: Fall fashion consumers overwhelmingly want to go shopping in the stores
    Poll-_fall_fashion_consumers_ 2015-11-02 07:52:28 UTC
    Poll: Fall fashion consumers overwhelmingly want to go shopping in the store. Shopping for fall fashion has several common threads among American consumers, according to a new poll—the strongest of which is an overwhelming preference for in-sto...
  • Donald Trump: Most good business negotiators were "vicious, horrible, miserable human beings"
    Donald_trump 2015-08-28 07:09:07 UTC
    Donald Trump had to do a bit of damage control on Thursday after repeatedly dropping Carl Icahn's name in a campaign speech and then saying most good business negotiators were "vicious, horrible, miserable human beings." Icahn, the billionaire ...
  • Why is Tony Blair so unpopular?
    British_prime_minister_tony_blair_and_us_president_george_w_bush 2015-08-11 19:58:11 UTC
    <h5><i>President George W Bush giving Tony Blair the presidential medal of freedom in the White House in 2009.<hr></h5></i>Tony Blair won the British general election in May 1997, with a landslide victory against the discredited Conservative gover...
  • Facebook earns 51 percent of ad revenue overseas
    Facebook-marketing-social-strategies-tobi 2015-06-09 21:02:14 UTC
    Exclusive (Reuters) - Overseas markets bring in more advertising revenue than the United States for Facebook Inc, amounting to 51 percent of global ad sales in the first quarter, with growth in Asia the fastest in the world at 57 percent, company ...
  • Tech leaders gather to mourn Dave Goldberg as the great connector
    David-goldberg 2015-05-06 03:47:12 UTC
    PALO ALTO, Calif. — Long after the crowd gathered for Dave Goldberg's memorial service had left the auditorium at Stanford University on Tuesday, one friend of the SurveyMonkey CEO sat in the shade of a pine tree trying to make sense of things. ...
  • Microsoft targets $20 billion in annual cloud revenue by 2018
    Satya-nadella-microsoft 2015-04-30 04:05:24 UTC
    San Francisco (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is targeting $20 billion in annual revenue from its cloud-computing businesses by the end of fiscal 2018, Chief Executive Satya Nadella said on Wednesday, signaling a tripling of such revenue in three years...
  • WikiLeaks Publishes Hacked Sony Documents
    Wikileaks.org-_the_sony_archives 2015-04-16 19:59:37 UTC
    WikiLeaks has published a searchable database of thousands of emails and documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment that were leaked in late 2014 after the studio was attacked by hackers. The database is the first time the information, which ma...
  • European Union to File Antitrust Charges Against Google - The Biggest Competition Battle in Brussels
    Google 2015-04-14 20:14:21 UTC
    <strong>Brussels - Europe’s antitrust regulator has decided to file formal charges against Google Inc. for violating the bloc’s antitrust laws, stepping up a five-year investigation that is set to become one of the biggest competition battles in B...
  • US housing starts total 897,000 in February, versus 1.05 million estimate
    House 2015-03-17 12:58:49 UTC
    U.S. housing starts plunged to their lowest level in a year in February likely as harsh weather kept builders at home, a temporary setback for the housing market recovery. Groundbreaking tumbled 17 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace o...
  • Vaccination skeptic offers cash for proof that measles is a virus; Court orders him to pay 100,000 euros
    Vaccination_skeptic_offers_cash_for_proof_that_measles_is_a_virus__court_orders_him_to_pay_100_000_euros 2015-03-13 15:02:11 UTC
    Four years ago, a German biologist who thinks the measles are psychosomatic announced on his website that he would pay 100,000 euros ($106,300) to anyone who could prove measles is a virus. After Stefan Lanka made the offer, a German doctor nam...
  • Republicans Try To Sabotage U.S. Government
    Joe-biden-gop 2015-03-10 07:40:17 UTC
    In an open letter to Iranian leaders, freshman Senator Tom Cotton and 46 other Republicans said that without congressional approval any deal between Iran and the US would be merely an agreement between President Barack Obama and Iran’s supreme lea...