Thursday March 23-rd, 2017

Japanese defense minister visits war-linked shrine

Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor earlier this week came seven months after President Barack Obama became the first sitting US leader to visit Hiroshima, the site of the atomic bomb attack on August 7, 1945 that effectively ended World War II. So visits by...

Full text of Arun Jaitley's speech on impact of demonetisation Full text of Arun Jaitley's speech on impact of demonetisation

The total income tax collection, post demonetisation, has shown a growth rate of 13.6 percent, he said. "Already a large part of benefits of this historic move are visible". Jaitley also added that more notes of Rs 500 are being released. It will c...

Strong data, health stocks lead Wall St higher Strong data, health stocks lead Wall St higher

In 11.54am trading, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 0.3 percent. In Europe, the Stoxx 600 Index ended the day with a 0.2 percent gain from the previous close. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved the company's drug to treat sp...

Takata could pay up to $1 bil. to settle United States criminal probe

Some 100 million Takata airbags have been recalled worldwide over a defect that can send metal and plastic shrapnel from the inflator canister hurtling toward drivers and passengers when an airbag is deployed. U.S. safety regulators set new deadlines...

3 teens arrested after incident at Arizona Mills 3 teens arrested after incident at Arizona Mills

Police say earlier in the afternoon Tuesday as many as 300 juveniles showed up at the mall in response to messages on social media. Police say the fight may have been a flash mob incident but continue to investigate. While it took some time to sort e...

Boss takes all 800 workers on cruise after productive year Boss takes all 800 workers on cruise after productive year

Vacation days have a slightly different meaning for the employees of Bertch Cabinets. "And if anyone knows our crowd, they like to have fun", Bertch said in an interview with The Courier. The company, which has been around since 1977, has given the...

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile Agni 5

Balasore (Odisha) [India]: India is set to test its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile "Agni-5" from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast on Monday. India has at present in its armoury of Agni ...

Oil extends winning streak ahead of Opec production cut

Given the Christmas holiday, the oil market was closed on Monday. "We are definitely looking for the better year, with the OPEC agreement", Powell said. Still, there is uncertainty about whether USA shale production will negate a large part of the ...

Feds say 3 hacked law firms' networks, made insider trades Feds say 3 hacked law firms' networks, made insider trades

The data stolen from the firm, the commission said, enabled the traders to acquire shares of drugmaker InterMune before the company announced on August 25, 2014 it would be acquired by Roche AG. The Department of Justice filing alleges that the t...

Odisha industrialist Mahima Mishra ill, hospitalised Odisha industrialist Mahima Mishra ill, hospitalised

Police said the OSL MD and executive director against whom the police had issued a lookout notice managed to escape to Nepal and later went to Bangkok through tourist visa where they were finally nabbed. The murder of Swain was allegedly conceptualis...

That KKK Docuseries Has Already Been Cancelled

According to the NY Post, the network announced in a statement on December 24 that it "learned last night from the third-party producers. that cash payments - which we now understand to be nominal - were made in the field to some participants in orde...

Amazon teams up with Goodwill for 'Give Back Box' program Amazon teams up with Goodwill for 'Give Back Box' program

A woman who desperately needed a new heart got a second chance at life from a man whose birthday would have been on Christmas. Then print your free shipping label at GiveBackBox.com. Goodwill is an global nonprofit organization. Goodwill then sells...

Amd strained relations, Pakistan releases 220 Indian fishermen Amd strained relations, Pakistan releases 220 Indian fishermen

The fishermen released from Malir jail were arrested for allegedly entering Pakistan's waters illegally, jail Superintendent Hassan Sehto told media. He recalled that in 1997 prime ministers of both the neighbouring countries had vowed during a SAARC...

Hanukkah begins Saturday night; CNY menorah lighting schedule Hanukkah begins Saturday night; CNY menorah lighting schedule

Jews celebrate Hanukkah by saying special prayers and lighting a nine-branched oil lamp or candle stick , also called a menorah . This year, for the first time in almost four decades, Hanukkah - which falls out based on the Hebrew lunisolar c...

Netanyahu Rips Obama, Says He 'Demanded' Anti-Israel Resolution Netanyahu Rips Obama, Says He 'Demanded' Anti-Israel Resolution

The action by President Barack Obama's administration follows growing U.S. frustration over the unrelenting construction of Jewish settlements on land Palestinians want for a future independent state. Friday's resolution, which called Israeli settlem...

Gas prices remain low ahead of Christmas Gas prices remain low ahead of Christmas

Barring any Christmas Eve price hikes by Janesville retailers, retail gas prices here are just below the $2.25-per-gallon national average for this week, and they're well below prices in some spots throughout the Midwest, according to a GasBuddy.com ...

Take a look inside the only Houston area Amazon Prime Now warehouse Take a look inside the only Houston area Amazon Prime Now warehouse

There's no hassle and anxiety of wondering if the shipping date and time is going to be accurate and at the Amazon Prime facility, what you need is already within driving distance. "I will tell you in the Phoenix area, we have a very good rate of g...

2nd Falmouth High School hockey player in vehicle crash dies 2nd Falmouth High School hockey player in vehicle crash dies

Landers Road in Falmouth and slammed into a stand of trees. Unfortunately, the operator, 17 years old from East Falmouth, succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the crash. School athletic director Kathleen Burke tells the Cape Cod Times the vi...

Second VW ID concept previewed ahead of Detroit reveal Second VW ID concept previewed ahead of Detroit reveal

While this Microbus won't be the first of the I.D. family's models to arrive at showrooms - that'll be the original Golf-like auto, which makes sense given the Golf is a perennial favorite in the automaker's line-up - it's nonetheless likely to be a ...

'10 Days of Cheer' Comes to SCV Starbucks '10 Days of Cheer' Comes to SCV Starbucks

If you miss the Pop-Up Cheer Parties , though, no worries. Customers can enjoy the free beverages, ranging from mochas to flat whites to chestnut praline lattes. Tap on the "View on Map" link to the right of the locations and a new window with Googl...

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