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We're getting older and shunning religion

There are now 46,000 same sex couples in Australia after the number of people declaring themselves in a same sex relationship surged by 39 per cent since 2011. ...


Wal-Mart not considering a bid for Whole Foods

Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? And the majority of them still do that in the store, an experience th...


Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks open

Intesa agreed to purchase the assets of the two banks for 1 euro, the lender said in a statement on Monday. The failure of the two Venetian banks could r...


Brent crude oil edges back above $45, but excess weighs

Trading is being hit by a massive supply overhang and evidence that global supplies still exceed demand, keeping prices under pressure. Brent crude future...


Williams To Campaign For More Rate Hikes

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams stated on Monday that the U.S. Federal Reserve must push through with more interest rate hikes th...


Louisville, Rick Pitino Punished by NCAA

With the NCAA's ruling, it would be the first-ever title vacated in Division I basketball. When will Congress approve another round of Base Realignment and ...


Woman chops off boyfriend's penis for refusing to have sex

However, Ravi refused , saying his family was against it, police said. He alleged that they did nothing to stop the woman from attacking him. "The victim tol...


As Supreme Court Nears Finish, Kennedy Retirement Rumors Swirl

Kennedy had given no public sign that he would step down this year and give President Donald Trump his second high court pick. The White House declined t...


Gov. Scott taps a friend and supporter as next financial chief

Scott appointed him a year ago to the Public Service Commission, the state board that regulates utilities, and to the Constitution Revision Commission in March....


U.S. adds another border tax to BC lumber

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of softwood lumber from Ca...


Troubled airbag manufacturer Takata files for bankruptcy

In the U.S., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it doesn't foresee any issues with parts supply and "has been working collaboratively with key stakeholders to e...


Uber CEO Stepping Down Amidst Company Turmoil

Kalanick is staying on the board of directors. However, Kalanick will continue to hold a position on Uber's board of directors, according to a statement fro...


Jeff Bezos's grocery shopping shakes up an $800 billion industry

Amazon launched Amazon Fresh in 2007, a service that for a fee delivers groceries to customers' homes but that has failed to make a wide impact. Followin...


Support for gay marriage surges, even among groups once wary

Justices Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissented from the ruling . Now that the Arkansas law has been struck down, states like Alabama, Al...


Durable Goods Orders Fell 1.1% in May, Driven by Transportation

April ex transportation orders were revised to -0.5% from -0.4%. Orders of machinery, electrical equipment and motor vehicles were the bright spots, with the ...


Cone Midstream Partners (NYSE:CNNX) Receives An Update From Brokers

It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. 11/29/2016 - PennTex Midstream Partners, LP was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at SunTrust. Therefore 14% are po...


Anderson, former airline CEO, to succeed Moorman at Amtrak

Anderson will join Amtrak July 12 and serve in a co-CEO capacity with current CEO Wick Moorman through December 31, 2017, when Moorman will step down and serve ...


OH gasoline prices up slightly this week

Record refinery production rates and high gasoline and crude oil inventory have been cited as contributing factors in the lower prices. Several other states, in...


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was Seriously Adorable at Toronto's Pride March

Yes. That is rainbow-colored face paint on the prime minister. Trudeau also stopped to hug a man in the crowd who was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the word...


New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

Low-wage workers on average now clock 9 percent fewer hours and earn $125 less each month than before the Pacific Northwest city set one of the highest minimu...


Co-op Bank says nears rescue deal with investor group

In June, it said it was in "advanced discussions" with a group of existing investors about recapitalisation. The Co-operative Bank says it is on the verge o...


SeaWorld subject of federal probes related to documentary

A SeaWorld spokesperson told TIME the filing "covers everything the company has to say regarding the government inquiries". The company said it has also r...


Buffett's company buys 10 pct of real estate investment firm

Store said that Berkshire's National Indemnity Co unit spent $377.1 million on 18.62 million shares at $20.25 each, giving it a 9.8 per cent stake. The comp...


Record Plc (REC) Insider Buys 537 Shares of Stock

On Thursday, November 10 the stock rating was downgraded by BWS Financial to "Hold". See JAKKS Pacific, Inc. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 insid...


Overwhelmed By Air Bag Troubles, Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Embattled airbag maker Takata Corp on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and said it would seek $1.588 billion (£1.2 billion) in financial ai...


Trump to welcome India's prime minister to White House

A host of issues now divides the two leaders, including the Paris climate change agreement, which Modi supports and Trump rejects, and the treatment of Iran a...


Former Nurse gets life in prison

Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleaded guilty last month to eight counts of first-degree murder , four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault i...


60 tower blocks fail cladding safety tests after Grenfell Tower blaze

LONDON - The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting chall...


Puerto Rico Government Upholds Statehood in Vote Hit By Boycott

Governor Ricardo Rossello, right, and Congresswoman representing Puerto Rico Jennifer Gonzalez celebrate the results of a referendum on the status of the isla...


SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

The webcast embedded below should begin about 20 minutes before the scheduled liftoff. Iridium plans to put in place 75 new satellites for its mobile voic...


India presents abundant opportunities for United States investors: PM Modi

The Indian leader earlier met the heads of 20 USA companies, including Apple's Tim Cook and Google's Sundar Pichai. "Preparing the ground for the mee...


Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

The auto parts supplier has struggled due to its defective air bag inflators at the center of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall . "Because we k...


HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port

For the next six weeks, the aircraft carrier will head to the North Sea for sea trials, with flight trials due to begin off the eastern coast of the United Stat...


Whole Foods CEO literally 'dreamed' about Amazon merger

They'll be dealing with "integrating it and really attacking what is the biggest retail market in the US, which is grocery", Blackledge said. A Whole Foods M...


Oracle Corporation (ORCL) PT Raised to $62.00 at Benchmark Co

Comparatively, the peers have a net margin 3.16%, and the sector's average is 12.42%. Several analysts have weighed in on ORCL recently. Haverford Financial S...