New home sales in the U.S. are out the wazoo

25 May, 2016

Newly built homes make up just a 10th of all home purchases, and figures are often subject to large revisions. She said sales of new homes have been one area that has not fully recovered from the downturn. At April's sales pace it would take 4.7 months to clear the supply of houses on the market, down from 5.5 months in March . Sales of new homes surged in April, a sign that builders are stepping up as demand for housing remains robust.

WWE Extreme Rules 2016: Odds, Final Picks and Predictions for All Matches

23 May, 2016

The WWE has put a ton of effort into building Reigns as the guy over the past two years, so don't expect him to drop the title until Summerslam at the earliest. It's also worth noting that the match is not set in stone just yet. As Charlotte's father Ric Flair is banned from the ringside, she will have to win the match on her own.

Would Herbalife Ltd Really Settle with the FTC?

07 May, 2016

The statement came in conjunction the company's first-quarter financial report, which was better than expected. Wall Street is looking for earnings of $1.16 per share on revenue of $1.19 billion. ATVI, the maker of the "Call of Duty" franchise, posted first-quarter sales of $908 million, also well ahead of the $817.7 million analysts expected.

A Trump proposal for national debt would send rates soaring

07 May, 2016

Trump said he was meeting with Mr. Ryan next week, possibly on Wednesday. "And the American people, they've got good judgment, they have good instincts, as long as they as have good information". Pierson's comments come the morning after influential conservative voices like Sean Hannity and Lou Dobbs also bashed the House Speaker for not purchasing a ticket to the board the Trump Train.

Herbalife says it's in advanced talks with FTC, shares soar

07 May, 2016

The company said that a number of issues are still open, however, and could prevent a final agreement being reached. The remarks followed the company's first-quarter report, which included better-than-expected results and an increased outlook.

In Norway, search for 2 missing bodies after deadly crash

07 May, 2016

It was an Airbus helicopter like this one that crashed near Bergen on Friday, carrying 11 offshore workers and two crew members on their way back from Statoil's Gullfaks B oil field in the North Sea. "At this point in the investigation, we do not have any information that allows us to understand the causes of the accident that involved the aircraft's rotor being detached, nor to make any links to events that have occurred previously".

Branden Grace: Removed from Wells Fargo Championship field

06 May, 2016

In fact, before arriving at Quail Hollow this week, McIlroy had only played 11 holes of golf in the month between Augusta, Ga., and Charlotte. McIlroy's 267 (-21) previous year was a record score for this tournament at the Quail Hollow Club, He set or tied 11 different course records that weekend.

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.75 percent

04 May, 2016

He said, when combined with subdued growth in labour costs and very low inflation globally, the outlook for domestic inflation was lower than previously forecast. "They cut, it was a surprise". "With the cash rate decision set to be announced hours before the Federal Budget.the RBA may opt to wait and see if there's a post-budget bounce in confidence".

Palestinian woman with knife shot by Israeli forces

30 Apr, 2016

Before being shot, the two were ordered to stop several times but continued to approach officers and guards stationed at a drive-through checkpoint not intended for pedestrians. Samri said the Israeli forces then opened fire, killing the two. Israel has also closed off all crossing points for Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Critics of North Carolina transgender law deliver petitions seeking repeal

26 Apr, 2016

North Carolina legislators are returning Monday night for their annual work session. "If you guys come to North Carolina or MS, everybody will be treated well". Other artists who have canceled North Carolina appearances in the wake of the law's passage include Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Ani DiFranco, Pearl Jam and Boston.

Maryland Heights-based SunEdison files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

22 Apr, 2016

SunEdison says it has secured commitments for new capital totaling up to $300 million in debtor-in-possession financing from a consortium of first and second lien lenders. That was related to the failed acquisition of Utah-based Vivint Solar . Spokeswoman Vanessa Baird-Streeter wasn't immediately available to discuss the impact of the bankruptcy filing, but last month she said the project "was not under construction at this time".

March Jobs Report: Unemployment Rises to 4.9%

18 Apr, 2016

Department director Jeff Mays pointed out that the increase in the unemployment rate comes in spite of the state adding 14,700 more jobs in March than it lost. In March, 73,800 San Diego County residents were without jobs out of a civilian labor force of 1.6 million people, the agency said. Eleven industries expanded for the month, with the biggest gains seen in professional and business services, retail trade and wholesale trade.

Philadelphia Verizon workers take to streets

16 Apr, 2016

Dozens of Verizon employees took the the street in Philadelphia's Chinatown Wednesday morning as they joined thousands of other workers on the picket line. Young said Verizon has trained thousands of non-union workers to fill in for the striking workers. Rogers said Peninsula workers plan to keep picketing 7 7 p.m.

US retail sales fall, hurt by weak auto sales

14 Apr, 2016

By comparison, furniture and home-furnishings stores saw a 3.4 percent sales bump last month, while e-tailers and other direct-sellers enjoyed a 6.5 percent increase year over year, according to the agency's monthly retail sales estimates. SA'S RETAIL trade sales grew 4.1% year on year (y/y) in February, but analysts warn that this growth is likely to remain stagnant. But wages have been growing only slowly, other measures of the economy have been mixed, and financial markets have been ...

Kinsler's 4 RBIs help Tigers beat Marlins 8-7 in 11 innings

07 Apr, 2016

Kinsler, Victor Martinez and Anthony Gose each homered for Detroit , which led 7-4 in the ninth before Francisco Rodriguez blew the save by allowing three runs and four hits. The agent said Chen, who signed a five-year, US$80 million deal with the Marlins early this year, wanted Mayday's "Your Legend" (將軍令) to give him a boost during games.

Ford invests $1.6 billion in new Mexican plant for small cars

06 Apr, 2016

Mexico has seen a 40% increase in auto jobs since 2008 to 675,000 past year while the USA saw only a 15% increase in the same period to more than 900,000, according to the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor. Even as Ford pursues investment south of the border, the Dearborn automaker has also committed to spend $9 billion on production investments in the U.S through 2019.

PM launches Stand up India to promote financial inclusion

06 Apr, 2016

Mr. Modi said this will help in creating 2.5 lakh entrepreneurs throughout the country as every bank branch will be required to provide two such loans - to a Dalit or SC/ST person and a woman. PM Modi booked an e-rickshaw through the app and took a brief e-rickshaw ride towards the stage, making the payment for the ride through a cellphone.

Canadian exports suffer biggest one-month decline since the recession

06 Apr, 2016

The February increase in the goods and services deficit reflected an increase in the goods deficit of $0.9 billion to $64.7 billion and a decrease in the services surplus of $0.3 billion to $17.7 billion. Analysts said the further widening of the deficit this year indicates that trade will continue to drag overall growth. The deficit with Canada, America's biggest trading partner, narrowed sharply to $1 billion, down almost 60 per cent from January.

Why Tesla's Model 3 is blowing away expectations

05 Apr, 2016

The Model 3 unveiling "exceeded all expectations", Evercore ISI analyst George Galliers said in a client note. In his presentation, Musk said the Model 3 was part of Tesla's "Top Secret Master Plan" to accelerate mankind's transition away from fossil fuels towards a solar electric economy - which he believes to be the only sustainable solution.

Tesla Model 3 Preorders Are Already In The Hundreds Of Thousands

05 Apr, 2016

Investors have been concerned about delays and cost overruns associated with the production of the Model X crossover, which went on sale late a year ago. On March 31, a lot of fans praised the new Tesla Model 3 as it was revealed at the company's studio in Hawthorne, California. The affordable new Tesla Model 3 sedan is likely to go into production by the end of 2017.

In Cuba, Obama calls for burying 'last remnant' of Cold War

04 Apr, 2016

On that day the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced their intentions to further reduce the sanctions against Cuba. They spoke with Cubans about their plans for the future. Regulations ensuring that Cuba gets a least a decent cut of the action - perhaps requiring service staff be locals, or charging a stiff property tax - would likely improve Cuba's overall economic development rather than ...

Fox's Kelly: O'Reilly, CNN should have done more for me

04 Apr, 2016

There was another dark moment in Sunday's interview when the consequences of her clash with Trump was discussed. In a recent interview with CBS host Charlie Rose , Kelly recalled the aftermath of Trump's decision to skip a January debate she was slated to co-moderate.

Airline says flight attendant injured in attacks recovering

04 Apr, 2016

Flight attendant Nidhi Chaphekar became a symbol of the Brussels Airport attack when a photograph of her looking stunned and bloodied, her yellow blazer in tatters, circulated worldwide. A string of explosions rocked Brussels airport and a city metro station today, reportedly killing at least 13 people. " In that very moment, I realized that to show the world what was happening in this moment of terror, a photo was more important ".

Buried Knife Found On OJ Simpson Estate Not Tied To Murders

04 Apr, 2016

The single-blade, six-inch knife that underwent the recent testing was found many years ago, possibly during the demolition of Mr. Simpson's house in 1998. can't be directed negatively towards him". Sources told the Los Angeles Times last month a preliminary review suggested that the weapon appeared to be unconnected to the brutal 1994 slayings of Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson , and her friend Ronald Goldman .

American defender Matt Miazga makes winning Chelsea debut

03 Apr, 2016

And Chelsea were in no mood to keep this game close once they got started. No heart and no fight from Villa. "Proud History - What Future" signal the Villa fans. 38' - GUZAN SAVE: He denies Baba a first with his legs at the near post. Caretaker boss, Eric Black is not expected to rescue Villa from relegation, with the club a massive 12 points from safety and rock bottom of the Premier League, but he will be hoping to reclaim some pride after a dismal season.

Here's the all-new Tesla Model 3!

03 Apr, 2016

Last year, the Model S was the best-selling electric vehicle in the USA, with 25,700 cars purchased. GOQii founder Vishal Gondal and Amit Bhawani, a technology expert and founder of AndroidAdvices, have also booked the two-trunk sedan that can seat five adults.

Oculus Rift begins shipping; reviews suggest waiting is OK

03 Apr, 2016

Though a fan of the device's design, comfort levels and varied launch line-up of games, The Verge's Adi Robertson bemoaned the lack of motion controls (the so-called "Touch" controllers are due to arrive in the second half of the year... A Facebook staff uses a Gear VR virtual reality headset by Oculus and Samsung Electronics at the new Facebook Innovation Hub during a preview media tour in Berlin, Germany, February 24, 2016.

Cruze transition leads to decline in March sales report

02 Apr, 2016

GM said it continues to keep incentives and inventories in check. GM's customer loyalty rates have surpassed pre-recession levels. Vehicle sales were up 8 percent led by the all-new Malibu, which was up 65 percent, along with the Camaro up 23 percent, the Spark up 4 percent and the Volt up 202 percent.

Alabama governor's scandal brings resignation of top aide

01 Apr, 2016

Mason's resignation comes just hours after Governor Robert Bentley told the media he had no intentions of resigning. She recorded the governor's end of a phone conversation, which could prove to be his undoing. Robert Bentley and who is believed to be his adviser, Rebekah Mason. Bentley and his wife were divorced past year. Governor Bentley isn't the first person in Montgomery to do what he did, and he probably won't be the last.

Sheraton-owner Starwood accepts higher offer from Marriott

31 Mar, 2016

News broke on Friday that Starwood was ending its initial $12.2 billion deal with Marriott in favor of a $14.15 billion offer from a consortium of Chinese-based investors led by the Anbang Insurance Group. Days before it contested Marriott for control of Starwood, it laid down $6.5 billion to acquire Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc., which owns several high-end properties including the JW Marriott Essex House in NY and Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego.

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