• United States adds huge 287000 jobs in June
United States adds huge 287000 jobs in June

Dept. of Labor. Employment growth over the past 3 months now averages 147,000 - a bit below last year's rate but quite good in a labor market where there is now less slack than before. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 200 points in the late-morning trade, holding well above the psychologically key 18,000 level. Leisure and hospitality add...

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  • US Names Eight Airlines for Scheduled Havana Services
US Names Eight Airlines for Scheduled Havana Services

The DOT says these cities are areas of "substantial Cuban-American population" and "important aviation hub cities", which is why they were picked for the proposal. Census Bureau. US airlines have been spending months working quietly behind the scenes to prepare for Cuban flights. To learn whether your travel is authorized, please refer to the Off...

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  • United States shares spark into life as U.S. jobs number cheers
United States shares spark into life as U.S. jobs number cheers

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan were among the biggest boosts to the broad index, while Goldman Sachs' 2.4 percent rise provided the biggest boost to the Dow. The blue-chip CSI300 index slid 0.21 per cent to 3,209.95 points, ending eight straight days of gains. The S&P 500 was up 2.84 points, or 0.14 percent, at 2,102.57.

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  • Big Rebound: 287000 Jobs Added in June
Big Rebound: 287000 Jobs Added in June

Retailers added almost 30,000, health care over 58,000. Manufacturing employment increased by 14,000 for the month with construction jobs unchanged for the month, while there were gains in most service-sector categories following the disappointing data last month.

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  • Donald Trump Ripped by Kristen Bell Over 'Frozen' Tweet: 'Zip It, Don'
Donald Trump Ripped by Kristen Bell Over 'Frozen' Tweet: 'Zip It, Don'

But Donald Trump is the candidate of the internet, and that means never resting as long as someone is ( supposedly) wrong . On July 6, he tried to defend the use of the star in another tweet by showing the cover of a " Frozen " children's book that used a six-pointed star.

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  • Oil prices rise after Brexit shock; Norway strike threat supports
Oil prices rise after Brexit shock; Norway strike threat supports

A slightly weaker U.S. dollar certainly didn't hurt the oil rally either, nor did the U.S. Commerce Department announcing that GDP numbers in the first quarter did not slow as much as previously estimated. US oil futures slipped lower on Friday, as concers over a global supply glut resurfaced amid rising production levels in Nigeria and Canada. L...

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  • Zuma, Modi invoke spirit of Gandhi and Mandela
Zuma, Modi invoke spirit of Gandhi and Mandela

India and South Africa agreed to deepen engagement in key areas of defense production, manufacturing, mining and minerals. "While the world is marked by slowdown, India has registered a growth of 7.6 per cent this year and we are working to grow even at 8 per cent in the years ahead", he said addressing an estimated gathering of 11,000 members ...

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  • Police Arrest 74 During Black Lives Matter Protest in NY
Police Arrest 74 During Black Lives Matter Protest in NY

No police officers were injured and there was no property damage reported. A number of protests against police shootings of black citizens have been held across the country since then. Chief Ciminelli said that the decision to use protective gear was only made at a certain point in order to ensure the safety of officers, adding that some rocks ha...

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  • Kim Kardashian takes to her website for Black Lives Matter statement
Kim Kardashian takes to her website for Black Lives Matter statement

The video-recorded killing sparked anger and protests among the black community. Suspect Eric Harris, shot multiple times, died in the February 8 incident, which has resulted in a pending FBI investigation. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the gr...

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  • Chinese Navy Conducting South China Sea Drills
Chinese Navy Conducting South China Sea Drills

Tensions have been rising ahead of a July 12 ruling by an arbitration court hearing the argument between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea in the Dutch city of The Hague. That's straining ties with other claimant states, not to mention the USA, which has been the dominant military presence in the region for decades. China and t...

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  • China confirms air face-off with Japan over East China Sea
China confirms air face-off with Japan over East China Sea

The Philippines brought its long-simmering disputes with China in the South China Sea to global arbitration in January 2013 after Beijing took control of disputed Scarborough Shoal following a standoff. Dai blamed "certain countries" for taking advantage of the power play between China and the United States, escalating tension in the region. ...

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  • Canada Post says latest offer to CUPW 'final'
Canada Post says latest offer to CUPW 'final'

The CUPW see's the notice as an effort to impose steep concessions on its members. This morning, Canada Post gave 72 hours' notice for a lockout, which might mean a shutdown of mail service by Friday. "While Canada Post must take steps to address its pension liabilities, the threat of a prolonged work stoppage has many small business owners an...

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  • Hamilton on top, Vettel raises gearbox fear
Hamilton on top, Vettel raises gearbox fear

The result sets up a mouth-watering battle between the two Mercedes in the race, which starts at 13:00 BST on Sunday and is live on the BBC Sport website and Radio 5 live. Hamilton is the defending champion coming into the track and will be looking to close the championship gap with his teammate Rosberg, which now stands at 11.

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  • 'Sham' GMO Bill Advances in Senate Amid Widespread Opposition
'Sham' GMO Bill Advances in Senate Amid Widespread Opposition

It is a last-minute attack on Vermonts law, and on states right to set priorities at the state government level. "Now what we are proposing is that everybody will have information, people in my home state of MI, people across the country, everybody will get information and there will have to be a mandatory label", Stabenow said last night argu...

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  • Tata Steel 'to pause' Port Talbot sale
Tata Steel 'to pause' Port Talbot sale

Tata Steel is reported to have put the sale process on hold for most of its United Kingdom plants, including the country's largest in Port Talbot where 4,000 staff are employed, after a decision was expected on deals this month. Earlier, the company had said that the turnaround plant was unaffordable as its major unit, Port Talbot was losing 1 mill...

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  • United Kingdom central bank announces credit boost plans
United Kingdom central bank announces credit boost plans

Against the Bank of England's trade-weighted basket of currencies, sterling fell to its weakest in more than three years. Yields on UK, German and French government debt also fell while Spanish and Italian bond yields ticked higher. However, the bank cautions in the report that:, "Given that the outlook for economic activity and employment has dete...

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  • NASCAR cancels Kentucky qualifying, allots more practice time after rain
NASCAR cancels Kentucky qualifying, allots more practice time after rain

Jimmie Johnson has never won at Kentucky Speedway and the Bluegrass State intermediate tossed him another obstacle on Friday when he crashed during the second practice session for the Quaker State 400 . Rookie Chase Elliott will be making his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup start at Kentucky and with everyone basically starting from scratch with ...

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  • Cav's gear NBA's top seller; Curry's jersey most popular
Cav's gear NBA's top seller; Curry's jersey most popular

Because the salary cap is tied to basketball-generated income, the cap increased dramatically from last season's $70 million cap to $94 million for 2016-17. James would enter free agency again next year for a more lucrative deal. The Cavaliers edged Golden State 4-3 in the best-of-7 championship series, bringing Cleveland its first champion in an...

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  • Union rejects binding arbitration, Canada Post extends lockout deadline
Union rejects binding arbitration, Canada Post extends lockout deadline

Canadians could lose nearly all of Canada Post's services when corporation suspends the collective agreement. "We are fully prepared to negotiate intensively for the next 30 days under an extended "cooling off period" to reach negotiated settlements", the corporation said in a statement .

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  • Trump copied my plans for trade: Hillary
Trump copied my plans for trade: Hillary

He also singled out China's trade and currency policies for criticism. Morici said the US must renegotiate its current trade agreements, and that doing so would create millions of jobs. Trump has pledged to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and deport all 11 million immigrants in the country illegally. But Maine, like only one other stat...

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