• Cruise ship encounters rough weather, high seas
Cruise ship encounters rough weather, high seas

Originally, she said, the ship was supposed to arrive at noon Monday. Conditions deteriorated quickly and the ship was forced to turn around and steer into the wind, Carver said.

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  • Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Dead At 74
Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Dead At 74

There were people who relied on us for the message. Basketball legend Magic Johnson on Twitter described Earth, Wind & Fire as "the greatest group in history". They wanted the young people to pursue their dreams and believe in themselves. As a tribute, we take a look back at the soul band's best songs... He found work as a studio drummer for t...

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  • The 5 worst Super Bowl 50 ads
The 5 worst Super Bowl 50 ads

It has been reported by the brand that from 1973 to 1994 while they ran Super Bowl ads, including the famous attempt to break the lock with a single gunshot, their annual sales jumped from $35 million to $200 million.

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  • Super Bowl 50 picks, predictions: who are Buffalo Bills fans rooting for?
Super Bowl 50 picks, predictions: who are Buffalo Bills fans rooting for?

CBS is offering a free stream to watch the Super Bowl through browsers, and will also broadcast it via apps on streaming devices. This is my suggestion when trying to beating the odds. Because Cam Newton is playing out of his mind, I think the Panthers are more equipped for the battle. The Broncos recovered inside the 5, putting them in gre...

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  • Donald Trump took on (almost) everyone at the debate
Donald Trump took on (almost) everyone at the debate

Several Republican candidates called for a return to the criticized anti-terrorism tactics used under the George W  Bush  Administration, in a moment of hawkish agreement in yesterday's presidential primary debate at St Anselm College in  New Hampshire .

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  • IRS Paying 90% Taxpayers Refunds Within 3 Weeks
IRS Paying 90% Taxpayers Refunds Within 3 Weeks

According to the Internal Revenue Service, aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain a major threat to taxpayers, headlining the annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for the 2016 filing season. Last year, we learned that the over 300,000 victims had their personal information stolen and past returns acces...

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  • IPhone maker Foxconn offers $5.3 billion to buy Sharp
IPhone maker Foxconn offers $5.3 billion to buy Sharp

Naturally, Japanese officials are expressing concern over letting one of its major tech manufacturing companies fall under foreign control, but Foxconn clearly wants to consolidate the services it offers as Sharp is a display maker of some note.

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  • IRS computer problems shut down tax return e-file system
IRS computer problems shut down tax return e-file system

Tax-filing, however, should not cease, according to the IRS. As of late morning on Thursday, the IRS' " Where's My Refund " site and the free IRS mobile app, IRS2Go were both working. The IRS says it will never call to demand immediate payment or to talk about taxes without having first having mailed you a bill. Meanwhile, the IRS said it rem...

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  • Clydesdale Bank rises more than 2% in London debut
Clydesdale Bank rises more than 2% in London debut

Clydesdale is delaying its planned IPO on the London Stock Exchange for 24 hours due to new rating agency queries. Chief executive David Duffy said: "I am delighted that NAB has today confirmed the demerger and that the IPO is expected to proceed".

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  • Attorney: Corrections officer fired during deadly brawl
Attorney: Corrections officer fired during deadly brawl

The Colorado Motorcycle Expo was to continue Sunday, but the city ordered organizers to cancel the event. Three were in critical condition and three were stable, he said.

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  • ChemChina offers $43 billion for Switzerland's Syngenta
ChemChina offers $43 billion for Switzerland's Syngenta

It's a healthy valuation for a company whose sales and profits have been declining amid a global downturn in commodity valuations. A statement from ChemChina confirmed the offer. If the Syngenta acquisition goes ahead, it will be another significant Swiss deal after the sale of Addax Petroleum, a former Geneva-based company, to Sinopec in 2009 ...

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  • OPEC: Iran seeks to boost oil production
OPEC: Iran seeks to boost oil production

Given that the USA has begun exporting oil exports and the increase in supplies from Iran after the lifting of sanctions, this struggle can only intensify. OPEC Secretary General Abdalla Salem el-Badri said at the group's most recent meeting in December that officials would wait to evaluate Iran's return to the market before meeting again.

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  • SoCal Gas faces criminal charges over Porter Ranch gas leak
SoCal Gas faces criminal charges over Porter Ranch gas leak

The bulletin, which will be published in the Federal Register, reminds storage field owners to comply with state regulations and urges them to implement best practices developed by the American Petroleum Institute. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...

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  • Paddy Power / Betfair merger brings record trading
Paddy Power / Betfair merger brings record trading

Two big mergers occurred in the betting industry on Tuesday as the takeover by Paddy Power PLC of Betfair Group PLC and by GVC Holdings PLC of bwin.party digital entertainment PLC were both completed. New Paddy Power Betfair Shares being issued to Betfair Shareholders pursuant to the Scheme are set to be admitted to listing and trading on t...

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  • India inks deal to buy 36 Rafale jets from France
India inks deal to buy 36 Rafale jets from France

Hollande's visit is seen as a signal of growing political and strategic ties between the two countries. "We are now here to take it higher", Modi said at a joint press conference following his talks with Hollande. He further stated that today, in fact, there are all kinds of terrorist threats that are hovering around countries such as India and Fra...

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  • Price Target Update For ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP)
Price Target Update For ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP)

Advisory Services Network LLC's holdings in Energy Transfer Equity were worth $275,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The company shares have dropped 19.41% in the past 52 Weeks. Simplex Trading raised its position in Energy Transfer Equity by 106.9% in the fourth quarter. Several research firms have recently commented on SEP.

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  • US stocks soar; Microsoft leads a surge in technology
US stocks soar; Microsoft leads a surge in technology

Indexes rose throughout the day and finished with their biggest gains in about five months. Markets were bolstered by better-than-expected earnings reports from the likes of Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report) and Visa (V - Get Report), a USA economy slowly chugging along and a surprise stimulus from the Bank of Japan .

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  • Norfolk Southern Corp — Stock Upgrades
Norfolk Southern Corp — Stock Upgrades

So solid, in fact, that the shares are up to $168.40 Friday, a gain of more than 20 per cent since that earnings report on Jan. 21, cutting into the potential gains forecast by their advocates. Also, On Mar 10, 2015, Thomas E Hurlbut (Vice President and Controller) sold 1,000 shares at $108.19 per share price. CSX and Norfolk Southern are, by c...

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  • Port Authority K-9 officer stabbed to death; suspect shot
Port Authority K-9 officer stabbed to death; suspect shot

Port Authority police spotted the suspect drinking in public near the Martin Luther King Jr. Details are unfolding. The time of the incident was late in the afternoon, around 4 p.m. Seventeen minutes after the first call, at least two officers tried to incapacitate Mr. Kelley with a Taser, Mr. Moffatt said. Three or four more officers deployed thei...

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  • Oil producer Azerbaijan in talks for international aid
Oil producer Azerbaijan in talks for international aid

Azerbaijan depends on oil and gas for 95 per cent of its exports and the fallout of its currency weakness has sparked a series of protests across the country rattling the government of President Ilham Aliyev. The currency, which had fallen only once in the previous 12 years, nosedived by 32 percent and has slumped to record lows this month, stirrin...

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