• New polls show Clinton surging in key states following Monday's debate
New polls show Clinton surging in key states following Monday's debate

The new poll sponsored by two Florida Fox TV stations showed a was a dead-heat with Clinton measuring in at 46.6 percent and Trump barely behind her at 46.3 percent. Trump's performance at Monday night's debate was widely panned, and a CNN/ORC poll taken immediately after the event found 62 perecent of voters who turned in to watch said Clinton ...

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  • Lady Gaga picks dive bars over arenas to introduce album
Lady Gaga picks dive bars over arenas to introduce album

If you want to be a part of this moment, you can livestream her performance on Bud Light's Facebook page at 10pm EST, and watch as she premiere's the next single off Joanne, "Million Reasons". Because truly, the thing that I'm searching for the most is to feel connected to humanity, to feel connected as a person. Lady Gaga's Joanne has defi...

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  • Spurs end Guardiola's flawless EPL start by beating Man City
Spurs end Guardiola's flawless EPL start by beating Man City

City's much-lauded attack failed to score for the first time this season and its defense looked suspect, like it did in the 3-3 draw at Celtic in the Champions League on Wednesday. "Of course, here in the Premier League there are many teams who can achieve that and Tottenham is one of them". "The first goal was similar to Glasgow and it was...

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  • Christie, Giuliani: If Trump didn't pay taxes, he's 'genius'
Christie, Giuliani: If Trump didn't pay taxes, he's 'genius'

What appear to be the three front pages of Trump's 1995 state tax returns for New York, New Jersey and CT were anonymously mailed to a Times reporter with a New York City postmark and a return address of Trump Tower. Christie noted that Trump's use of tax provisions to minimize what he pays in federal income taxes shows "what an absolute me...

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  • Oil prices down on doubts over OPEC deal
Oil prices down on doubts over OPEC deal

Divisions are emerging between market participants who believe the deal represents a fundamental pivot by major producers that will help bring supply in line with demand more rapidly, and those who remain deeply skeptical that the group can pull it off.

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  • National minimum wage increases on October 1
National minimum wage increases on October 1

But Carleton University professor Ian Lee disagreed, saying a minimum wage increase to $15 would create unemployment. 270,000 workers aged 21-24 and 210,000 workers under 21 are expected to benefit. For these small-company employees, the state wage is tied to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. "Young people work hard and it deserves to b...

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  • South Korea picks new site for US missile defense system
South Korea picks new site for US missile defense system

Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high this year, beginning with North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January, which was followed by a satellite launch, a string of tests of various missiles, and its fifth and largest nuclear test last month.

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  • Premier League match report: West Ham 1-1 Middlesbrough
Premier League match report: West Ham 1-1 Middlesbrough

West Ham secured a 1-1 draw against Middlesbrough as Dimitri Payet's fine individual goal cancelled out Christian Stuani's header. West Ham United could only manage a draw with Middlesbrough at the London Stadium today. West Ham grew into the match and Payet became more influential, with the playmaker seeing a close-range shot blocked before ...

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  • Wall Street rallies as Deutsche Bank rebounds
Wall Street rallies as Deutsche Bank rebounds

Europe's broad FTSEurofirst 300 index eked out a 0.05 percent gain, at 1,350.66 after falling as much as 1.7 percent. Energy companies rose as the price of oil continued to move higher, and strong earnings from Costco sent consumer stocks higher.

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  • Hurricane Matthew grows to Category Two in Caribbean
Hurricane Matthew grows to Category Two in Caribbean

A hurricane watch is in effect for Jamaica and a tropical storm watch has been issued for portions of Haiti. Latest predictions show the storm turning to the northwest early Saturday and reaching Jamaica late Sunday as a major hurricane.

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  • California toughens rape laws after Stanford case uproar
California toughens rape laws after Stanford case uproar

Turner was released from jail on September 2 after having served only three months of his six month sentence. Until now, state law allowed a defendant convicted of sexual assault on an unconscious victim to be eligible for probation. She called on him to sign another bill passed this year that would require colleges and universities to release da...

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  • OPEC agrees to cap oil production for first time in 8 years
OPEC agrees to cap oil production for first time in 8 years

Oil prices climbed sharply on Wednesday in the US, after Reuters reported OPEC members had reached an agreement to limit production to a range of 32.5 million to 33.0 million barrels per day, down slightly on August's output of 33.2 million barrels a day.

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  • Oil prices down on profit-taking after two-day jump
Oil prices down on profit-taking after two-day jump

OPEC's move to cut output has raised the upside risk to prices in the fourth quarter this year and in 2017 and while the deal will help to strengthen market sentiment there will be muted impact on fundamentals, BMI Research said in a report on Friday.

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  • Deutsche Bank: No plan to pay $14B Justice Dept. settlement
Deutsche Bank: No plan to pay $14B Justice Dept. settlement

The Wall Street Journal reported the DoJ is demanding $14 billion in compensation to settle a set of high-profile mortgage-securities probes stemming from the financial crisis. In 2014, it asked Citigroup to pay $12 billion to resolve an investigation into the sale of shoddy mortgage-backed securities, sources said. It is likely the next presid...

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  • US Calls For De-Escalation Of Tension Between India And Pakistan
US Calls For De-Escalation Of Tension Between India And Pakistan

Reiterating that Pakistan could do something similar to the Mumbai 26/11 terror attack, he said "where they will do it, when and through whom, I cannot say". "As regards the report of killing of eight Indian Army personnel reported in sections of Pakistan media, the report is completely false and baseless", it further added.

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  • Clinton joins Israel in paying last respects to Peres
Clinton joins Israel in paying last respects to Peres

Peres' casket lay in state outside the Knesset, or parliament, on Thursday, as thousands of people lined up on a warm September day to pay their respects. Israel's blue and white flag has been lowered to half-mast around the world. In an unprecedented seven-decade political career, Peres filled almost every position in Israeli public life and was...

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  • Yahoo's delay in reporting hack
Yahoo's delay in reporting hack "unacceptable", say senators

The senators have asked Ms. Mayer to provide them with a detailed timeline that explains when her company learned it had been hacked and how it reacted, as well as information about its efforts to safeguard its users from further attacks on their privacy.

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  • Senators ask Yahoo CEO for details of hack investigation
Senators ask Yahoo CEO for details of hack investigation

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) has asked the SEC to investigate Yahoo! over the hack of more than a half billion accounts. Experts say Yahoo's costs associated with the security breach will run into the tens of millions of dollars, and could lead Verizon to renegotiate or void its proposed acquisition.

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  • Members Of Congress Rip Into Mylan CEO
Members Of Congress Rip Into Mylan CEO

The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Rep. Chaffetz said the lack of competition in the market contributed to the situation and that families were forced to incur the increasingly high cost for a drug that is often not covered by insurers.

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  • Mylan's CEO Showed 'Very Little Empathy,' Bill George Says
Mylan's CEO Showed 'Very Little Empathy,' Bill George Says

Representative Jason Chaffetz, the Utah Republican who chairs the committee, said he couldn't sympathize with how Mylan was charging hundreds of dollars when the medicine inside EpiPen cost about $1. "There is reason to suspect that Mylan's early introduction of a generic version of its own product is meant to grab market share and diminish...

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