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Mattel shares drop after toy maker posts disappointing sales

Mattel said sales dropped by 15.4% to $735m (£574m) for the three months to 31 March. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.85. The dividend will be...


Volvo's First EV To Be Produced in China From 2019

All that said, it's a book we don't mind reading again, especially when it's penned by an author with as much sports auto history as the MG marque, history we'd...


Power fully restored after San Francisco outage

PG&E announced that power supply for 10,000 customers had been restored before noon, and on Twitter advised people in the city to "be safe at intersections as...


Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

An English test and questionnaire could be announced without mention of welfare or criminality, but without these demons the English test and questionnaire woul...


Despite massive spending, Dems fail to take US House seat in Georgia

A two-month runoff campaign will test both parties ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. However, the victor needed to get at least 50 percent of the vote to avo...


March for Science rallies draw thousands around the U.S., world

Dan Weaver, one of the organizers of the march on a chilly Earth Day , said participants were motivated to "celebrate Canadian science and the role that scie...


Fox News dumps Bill O'Reilly over harassment claims

And then he said, 'What am I going to do? Again, O'Reilly denies the claims against him. Before the advertising boycott, there was the prospect of even more...


Sell-side is Weighing in on Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Earnings

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of CVX. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) closed at $...


Now it's lawmakers' turn to drag United executives before Congress

Blumental recently penned a letter to US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao - whose department is reportedly reviewing the United Airlines incident - outlinin...


EPA chief delays methane rule at behest of oil and gas firms

That's why we have an EPA". Last month the Trump administration released a proposed budget called for reducing EPA funds by more than 30%, alongside a 6% cut ...


PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting today

Modi said that consensus on GST will go down in history as a great illustration of cooperative federalism. The council, with all chief ministers on board, wil...


Too Many Questions on Too Big to Fail

In his first visit to the Treasury Department next to the White House, Mr. Trump signed an executive order directing Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to begin...


President Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

The basic 1040 tax form has grown from 34 lines and two pages of instructions to 79 lines and 211 pages of instructions. "Individuals and businesses spend over ...


US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers

The United States has not specified where the carrier strike group is as it approaches the area. But Defense News pointed out on Tuesday that photos released ...


Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

The renewed push comes as finance ministers from 189 countries gather for the fund's semiannual meeting today, in a tense atmosphere of rising anti-trade rhetor...


Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance, asks China to pressurize N.Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday the United States would honor a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the United States would r...


Turnbull Tightens Australian Citizenship Test in Migration Crackdown

Also part of the changes, a questionnaire will crack down on "inappropriate" attitudes such as domestic violence, violence against women, forced marriages and f...


What Ontario's new housing plan means for renters

One of the easier measures governments can take is to not introduce any more incentives for first-time home buyers that would keep demand and prices high. The p...


Trump won't issue drilling waivers to Russian Federation sanctions

Earlier, the Wall Street Journal cited " people familiar with the matter ", who remain anonymous that ExxonMobil has applied for a waiver from U.S. sanctions ...


Trump to announce major tax reform, tax reduction on Wednesday

The second executive order instructs Mnuchin to review "the damaging Dodd-Frank regulations" that hold back Wall Street firms, Trump said . "That doesn't mea...


Irving Finds Efficiency in Game 2 — Duke Blue Devils

LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an National Basketball Association postseason record by erasi...


Scientists Take To Washington To Stress A Nonpartisan Agenda

Alex Moseson, on the left, and Samir Doshi, on the right, both took part in the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Science and Technology Pol...


American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'

After United Airlines came under fire after a video showing a passenger violently escorted out of the aircraft for a history of overbooking, it is another A...


Trump's stance on climate pact unknown

Finally we need to promote sustainability by championing the use of low-carbon approaches in the health sector, including in facility construction, waste manag...


United Kingdom parliament clears mid-term 'Brexit poll'

Lawmakers in the UK Parliament's House of Commons voted 522 to 13 on Wednesday in favor of a motion put forward by May for a "snap" election . In a decisi...


Oil edges higher as OPEC boost offsets dent from U.S. supply

On Thursday, before the break closed most major markets, they settled up 3 cents at $55.89 a barrel. Stocks have dropped sharply in the last several weeks and h...


Everything You Need To Know About France's Presidential Election

The Champs-Elysees, Paris' most iconic boulevard, was returning to its normal activities Friday, after a gunman killed one policeman and wounded two others on...


Delta to pay up to US$10000 to bumped customers

The change of policy comes after passenger Dr David Dao lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose when he was forcibly removed from a flight last Sunday. ...


BP finally caps leaking oil well on Alaska's North Slope

A second leak at the well was emitting gas at a reduced rate, the state's Department of Environmental Conservation said in a statement. "All necessary notificat...


Italy's prime minister urges U.S. to

Donald Trump's declaration that the USA had "no role" in Libya has raised doubts about whether a political compromise can still be reached with the help of Amer...


US, Russia discuss Syria chemical weapons probe

Syria agreed to give up its chemical weapons arsenal to avert US strikes following a chemical weapons attack in opposition-held suburbs of Damascus in August ...


Donald Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues

Even as President Trump on Friday vowed to introduce new details about a tax code overhaul on April 26, major U.S. banks don't see Congress passing the White Ho...


Netflix Reported better-than-expected Earnings in the first quarter

On the other hand, the lack of big-budget productions boosted net income. Additionally, House of Cards season five was pushed into the second quarter, while n...


Judge won't block Arkansas executions

The US state of Arkansas has carried out its first execution in more than a decade despite criticism that its plan to put to death several prisoners this month ...


Facebook launches new virtual reality app

During the Oculus Connect 3 conference in October 2016, Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage and gave a live demonstration of Facebook's social VR platform, whic...