• Steelworkers, firm reach contract deal
Steelworkers, firm reach contract deal

The USW union represents 18,000 workers at more than 24 local unions at U.S. Steel plants across the United States, including the Granite City Works in Granite City, Illinois. U.S. Steel has its corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates several factories in the area. "But we have been determined not to be forced to pay the full price for th...

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  • Search underway for Afghan trainees missing from air base
Search underway for Afghan trainees missing from air base

Foley said the main focus is trying to get info out to local communities that the information they have is there is no indication they pose any threat. Air Force's contract to supply Afghanistan with its own ground-support capability. After experiencing the dramatic difference between life in the US and life in Afghanistan, some don't want to go ba...

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  • How Much Money Star Wars: The Force Awakens Made On Thursday Night
How Much Money Star Wars: The Force Awakens Made On Thursday Night

That would surpass the one-day high of $91.1 million set by " Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 " in 2011. As you might expect, those kinds of numbers are no fluke, and now The Force Awakens is on track stomp a couple of more records in its opening weekend.

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  • BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Given Sell Rating at Credit Suisse
BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Given Sell Rating at Credit Suisse

As of November 30th, there was short interest, totalling 78,695,624 shares, a growth of 6.5% from the November 13th total of 73,922,708 shares, AnalystRatings.NET reports. Morgan Stanley reiterated an equal weight rating and set a $7.00 price target on shares of BlackBerry in a research note on Tuesday, September 8th. S&P Equity Research reissued a...

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  • Ford Bronco has all the Qualifications and Makings of a Best-Selling SUV!
Ford Bronco has all the Qualifications and Makings of a Best-Selling SUV!

When reports about the 2016 Ford Bronco first surfaced in April 2014, there were theories about the truck displacing the Raptor series. As previously reported, the 2016 Bronco has a higher ground clearance, making it the ideal vehicle for off-road adventures.

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  • Federal Reserve interest rate increase
Federal Reserve interest rate increase

The federal funds rate controls how much interest banks can charge when they borrow money from each other. The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it is hiking interest rates for the first time in nine years, and the move will lead to higher rates on loans.

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  • Bank of America, Citibank join other banks in lifting prime lending rate
Bank of America, Citibank join other banks in lifting prime lending rate

The US Federal Reserve has lifted interest rates for the first time since 2006. Fed policymakers see the economy as able to handle a rate increase: The Fed "decided to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 1/4 to 1/2 percent".

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  • DuPont, Dow Chemical seek merger, then 3-way split
DuPont, Dow Chemical seek merger, then 3-way split

Liveris will be named executive chairman of the combined company while DuPont's chairman and CEO, Edward Breen, will be CEO. The planned split would create businesses focused on farming, materials and specialty products and it is to be called DowDuPont.

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  • Seahawks' Derrick Coleman: Could be in the mix for RB duty
Seahawks' Derrick Coleman: Could be in the mix for RB duty

He hooked up with receiver Doug Baldwin for three touchdowns and rookie Tyler Lockett for two more. Seattle sacrificed their offensive line in order to get Graham, which proved to be an epic fail. Brady is at 3,912 passing yards , 32 touchdowns, and six interceptions through his first six games. Seattle took the lead for good with a touchdow...

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  • Dell plans sale of Perot Systems
Dell plans sale of Perot Systems

Whether that's to be expected for the largest tech deal ever proposed or ominous tidings for the future of the acquisition remains to be seen. Dell has been courting several potential buyers, including Tata Consultancy Services, an India-based IT firm; Genpact, a US-based firm; and Atos, a French-based IT firm.

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  • President Obama's speech ignites gun control debate
President Obama's speech ignites gun control debate

Obama rejected in the speech as divisive rhetoric that demonized Muslims. Obama called on the Muslim community to help counter the hateful messages from the Islamic State, and that is an appropriate role. Gov. John Kasich said Obama is half right. Mr. Trump criticized Mr. Obama for not seizing oil reserves in Iraq, chided him for using the term I...

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  • SAN BERNARDINO SHOOTING: Female shooter had pledged allegiance to ISIS
SAN BERNARDINO SHOOTING: Female shooter had pledged allegiance to ISIS

However, Comey noted there's still "a lot evidence that doesn't quite make sense". Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik are suspected of killing 14 and injuring 21 in a shooting at a San Bernardino social center Wednesday, before being killed in a shootout with police.

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  • 'The Bold and the Beautiful' Spoilers: Ivy Reveal Details About Her Accident
'The Bold and the Beautiful' Spoilers: Ivy Reveal Details About Her Accident

Rumors start to spread about her kissing session and she wonders if Steffy is spreading them. From the sounds of things, they will learn enough about Thomas' fling with Ivy to connect it to the accident, and they'll have plenty to say about it.

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  • Who Is Laura Carter? British Model Who Allegedly Had 'Threesome' With Justin Bieber
Who Is Laura Carter? British Model Who Allegedly Had 'Threesome' With Justin Bieber

There were four boys and a group of ten girls, all really glamorous. "The party was in full swing and Justin was showing off his dance moves", Laura recalled. here were four boys and a group of ten girls, all really glamorous. "The party was in full swing and Justin was showing off his dance moves", Laura recalled.

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  • Good Luck Buying a 'Hoverboard' on Amazon
Good Luck Buying a 'Hoverboard' on Amazon

Following a rash of explosions and house fires connected to hoverboards, Amazon has asked all hoverboard manufacturers to provide documentation they are following all applicable safety standards, Verge reports , citing a memo from manufacturer Swagway .

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  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West reveal baby boy's name
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West reveal baby boy's name

Throughout her pregnancy there has been much speculation regarding the name the couple will pick, after they chose the unusual name North for their daughter. I'm just thinking about number three. News that Kim's highly publicized, rocky pregnancy was one of the biggest influences in choosing their baby boy's moniker.

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  • Chargers, with trouble at every turn,
Chargers, with trouble at every turn,

Quarterback Philip Rivers (foot) put in a limited practice, while cornerback Brandon Flowers (knee) did not practice. The duo of Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware combined for 16 carries and 61 yards with a touchdown last week. Over the past five games they've averaged 34 points per game. Gates led the Chargers with 6 catches for 50 yards last...

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  • Shares of DuPont, Dow soar on reports of merger talks
Shares of DuPont, Dow soar on reports of merger talks

Loeb launched a campaign chastising Liveris for alleged "broken promises" - from cutting dividend payments to ill-timed acquisitions. Over the years, DuPont and Dow have retained their place in the upper echelon of global business. | {US | United | States}} airlines from nine to four over the past decade. Documents detailing internal inquir...

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  • UK flooding cuts power to thousands
UK flooding cuts power to thousands

Some 2,685 properties in Cumbria remain without power, the force said.   The current floods are said to be the worst in the U.K.in 10 years as some areas received record high rainfalls.

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  • Group folds as Coke's involvement questioned
Group folds as Coke's involvement questioned

In November, the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where the Global Energy Balance Network was located, said it would return a $1 million grant that Coca-Cola had provided to help start the organization. "That's a better tactic long-term than focusing on corporate scientific defenses that consumers, by default, will meet with skeptic...

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