• Dow and S&P jump to all-time highs, Nasdaq gets close
Dow and S&P jump to all-time highs, Nasdaq gets close

The S&P 500 and the Dow industrials tallied record finishes on Tuesday after Alcoa (AA) kicked off earnings season in a positive fashion and as investors took comfort in easing global economic concerns. S&P 500 futures gained 9.45 points, or 0.4%, to 2,139.75, set to add to gains from Monday when the benchmark finished at an all-time high. Oil...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn can automatically run in leadership race - Labour Party
Jeremy Corbyn can automatically run in leadership race - Labour Party

Corbyn . "I've supported her campaign from the beginning, and think she will do an excellent job negotiating Brexit as well as continuing to deliver the Conservative manifesto on which I stood for election previous year". All other leadership candidates will require nominations from 20% of the PLP and EPLP. But Corbyn retains strong support a...

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  • Serena Williams wins her 7th Wimbledon and 22nd Grand Slam title
Serena Williams wins her 7th Wimbledon and 22nd Grand Slam title

On matching Graf's Grand Slam record, she added: "It's been incredibly difficult not to think about it. It makes the victory even sweeter to know how hard I worked hard for it". "First of all I would like to say congrats to Serena". "Now I feel like, you know, everything else will be pretty good". She makes $20 million per year in endorsements, t...

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  • Turkish intelligence warned of attack on Istanbul airport 20 days ago
Turkish intelligence warned of attack on Istanbul airport 20 days ago

A one-armed Chechen rebel is firming as the mastermind suspect behind the terror attacks at Istanbul global airport as Turkish authorities arrest 22 suspected Islamic State militants in a series of raids across the country. Turkey's state-run news agency says a man who was wounded in the triple suicide attack at Istanbul's airport has died of...

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  • Washington to send 560 more troops to Iraq to help retake Mosul
Washington to send 560 more troops to Iraq to help retake Mosul

The fresh wave of violence in Baghdad prompted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to sack a number of high-ranking officials responsible for security in the capital, including the head of the Baghdad Operations Command. "At every step in this campaign, we have generated and seized additional opportunities to hasten ISIL's lasting defeat", Carte...

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  • Is General Flynn the Right Choice for Trump VP?
Is General Flynn the Right Choice for Trump VP?

According to the source, Flynn is seen as someone who would be able to help Trump in the area of national security at a time of challenges overseas like the threat from Islamic State militants. His choice is expected to be announced before the Republican National Convention kicks off in Cleveland on July 18. Like Trump, Flynn voices an unapolog...

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  • Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild welcome baby girl with very regal name
Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild welcome baby girl with very regal name

There's no doubt Lily is going to be one loved family member with aunt Paris telling US Weekly ahead of her arrival she's been stocking up on stylish clothes for the tot. The baby girl was born in New York City on Friday, according to E! Nicky celebrated her pregnancy with a baby shower at Los Angeles' Hotel Bel-Air in May (16), when she was jo...

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  • Japan leads world stock markets higher on stimulus hope
Japan leads world stock markets higher on stimulus hope

The victory fuelled speculation for a fresh round of stimulus, reportedly worth as much as 20 trillion yen (S$267.22 billion), to kickstart the stumbling economy. Sydney jumped 2.0 percent after the ruling conservative party won last week's general election, bringing an end to uncertainty that had put the country's AAA sovereign rating at risk.

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  • Vietnam welcomes ruling on China's sea claims
Vietnam welcomes ruling on China's sea claims

Kenney arrived at the Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday morning with US Ambassador Philip Goldberg. Just before the panel announced its ruling, a busload of Chinese tourists arrived outside the court building in The Hague and joined a handful of other protesters in shouting down three people calling for China to leave Philippine waters.

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  • Amazon Prime Day items on sale
Amazon Prime Day items on sale

The big idea is that Amazon Prime members can buy lots of stuff at a special discount ; the really big idea is that Amazon owns several days of a slow summer news cycle. Amazon .com Inc's effort to woo shoppers with exclusive deals on "Prime Day" left many frustrated as they struggled to add items to their online shopping carts.

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  • Elon Musk trails 'top secret' Tesla masterplan
Elon Musk trails 'top secret' Tesla masterplan

Tesla Motors' original master plan was detailed by Musk in a 2006 blog post describing his goal to "help expedite the move from a mine-and-burn hydrocarbon economy towards a solar electric economy". Musk previously published a similar message online around 10 years' ago in which he unveiled some early details of two then-forthcoming Tesla vehic...

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  • 'Love Island' Gets Spin-Off Show Following The Couples Back In Reality
'Love Island' Gets Spin-Off Show Following The Couples Back In Reality

ADORABLE Love Island couple Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyde have revealed what they'll be spending their winnings on. The show achieved record audiences - doubling last year's series average - with consolidated figures now standing at an average of 1.3 million viewers/a 6% share of viewing across the series.

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  • I am law and order candidate: Donald Trump
I am law and order candidate: Donald Trump

Correll said in an interview that the Trump campaign got "morbidly humiliated" by the outcome of the case. Donald Trump is attacking Hillary Clinton these days, but eight years ago, in the midst of the 2008 Democratic primary race, he said she would "make a good president" and a lot of people thought pairing her with Barack Obama would be a "...

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  • Stocks rising in midday trading as Dow hits record high
Stocks rising in midday trading as Dow hits record high

The Dow rose 90 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,327 at 11:06 a.m. The S&P 500 posted 72 new 52-week highs and one new low; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 176 new highs and 12 new lows. JAPAN JUMPS: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index surged 2.5%, a day after soaring 4%. Japan's Topix index climbed 2.2 per cent after the yen fell by the most since October 2014 ...

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  • Nationwide Comcast outage causing problems for businesses and police
Nationwide Comcast outage causing problems for businesses and police

It's unclear exactly when the problem began, or its full extent. We are aware & working to resolve. Some local businesses have tweeted that they've been affected by the outage. "This is killing our business today", one person in Littleton, Colo. wrote on the Outage.Report site of the outage. Small and medium business phone accounts were the onl...

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  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 78 points, or 0.4%, to 18,225, approaching the blue-chip gauge's all-time closing high of 18,312.39. The Dow Jones rose 121 points to end the day at 18,347 points while the S&P 500 was up 15 points to close at 2,152.

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  • Industry group pushes for more stats about your suds
Industry group pushes for more stats about your suds

According to Tuesday's announcement by the group, the initiative is "an important new approach" that demonstrates member companies' commitment to quality and transparency in an era when consumers are "increasingly interested in knowing more about the products they purchase".

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  • Brogan Bambrogan sues Hyperloop One for harassment
Brogan Bambrogan sues Hyperloop One for harassment

Hyperloop has denied the allegations and hired Orin Snyder, of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher for its defense, who called the accusations "unfortunate and delusional". Snyder said "frivolous lawsuits like this one" are common at startups and that the complaint was "measure of Hypleroop's success". It is nearly a cliche.

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  • South China Sea ruling: Singapore urges full respect for legal processes
South China Sea ruling: Singapore urges full respect for legal processes

The three-year legal process saw the Philippines submit voluminous documents to the arbitration court; arguing its case despite China's boycott of the case. "The Tribunal noted that the current presence of official personnel on numerous features is dependent on outside support and not reflective of the capacity of the features".

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  • Najma Heptulla resigns, Naqvi gets independent charge
Najma Heptulla resigns, Naqvi gets independent charge

President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignations of both Heptullah and Siddeshwara. Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Babul Supriyo has been relieved of his present charge and given the portfolio held by Siddeshwara.

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