Baba Ramdev: Follow Israel, behead 100 Pakistani soldiers

Baba Ramdev: Follow Israel, behead 100 Pakistani soldiers

At a recent event held in the capital, in his usual caustic style, he said his company's products such as honey and ghee have stolen a march over rivals. The company is in the process of setting up mega production units at several places, including Noida, Nagpur, and Indore, which would take its production capacity to Rs60,000 crore from the existing Rs35,000 crore. Read More

Russian Federation ready to extend oil production cut agreement with OPEC - minister

Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regiona. CURRENCIES: The dollar strengthened to 112.59 yen from 112.46 yen. It is set to be the fourth weekly fall on the trot for the greenback, now at its lowest since November. "With continued solid job growth, the USA economic expansion will continue throughout 2017". Read More

Google to pay 306 million euros additional tax to Italy

Google to pay 306 million euros additional tax to Italy

The agreement covers the period under investigation, as well as 2014-2015 and 2002-2006. "We remain committed to Italy and will continue to help grow the online ecosystem, " the tech giant confirmed in a statement. The US-based company has previously said it complied with tax rules in all the countries it operates in. The biggest outstanding dispute in Europe concerns a record breaking €13 billion ($14.2 billion) tax bill that Ireland has been ordered to serve Apple. Read More

Apple steps up its effort to emphasize its economic impact

Apple steps up its effort to emphasize its economic impact

For now, all Cook said is that the money will be used to create an "advanced manufacturing fund". "By doing that, we can be the ripple in the pond", Cook continued. And how do we grow manufacturing? President Donald Trump might be able to live up to his campaign promise of creating more jobs for American workers if steps taken in the direction by tech companies Apple and Infosys are an indication. Read More

Puerto Rico seeks bankruptcy protection

Puerto Rico seeks bankruptcy protection

The move comes a day after several major creditors sued Puerto Rico over defaults its bonds. Many professionals have fled Puerto Rico's financial uncertainty to come to Springfield and other communities with sizeable Latino enclaves. For context, when Detroit declared bankruptcy in 2013, its debt level was $18 billion. Title III, which is similar to the Chapter 9 bankruptcy, allows Puerto Rico and other United States territories to restructure their debt under the supervision of a federal judge. Read More

UFC creates 4th weight class for women, adding 125-pounders

UFC creates 4th weight class for women, adding 125-pounders

The promotion also crowned its first strawweight champion during a season of " The Ultimate Fighter ". However, according to UFC President Dana White, that announcement by the UFC was premature. Are you ready for another UFC weight class? Needless to say the announcement was met with a great deal of excitement among female fighters, but their enthusiasm was quickly dampened when Yahoo! The decision comes hot on the heels of a featherweight class being launched in February where Germaine ... Read More

Canada trade deficit narrows sharply in possible boost to Q1 GDP

Canada trade deficit narrows sharply in possible boost to Q1 GDP

Total exports (BSE: TOTEX.BO - news ) fell 0.9 percent for the month to $191 billion, the biggest drop since October. The report noted that the import loss reflected a 15.8 percent decline in energy product prices. But a four-year record for Japanese imports, valued at $13.3 billion, saw the United States deficit with that country hit its highest level since April 2008 at $7.6 billion. Read More

Trump to create accountability office at VA

Trump to create accountability office at VA

It will help provide veterans with the "health care they need and the health care they deserve", Trump said at the signing. Whomever ends up leading the office will report directly to VA Secretary David Shulkin. Veterans' organizations agreed that the VA needed to do more. The executive order creates a broader accountability office within the department that will oversee all VA employees. Read More

NEW Kevin O'Leary Drops Out of Conservative Leadership Race

NEW Kevin O'Leary Drops Out of Conservative Leadership Race

According to a release sent out on Wednesday afternoon, O'Leary made the strategic decision to bow out after realizing he could not secure the necessary support in Quebec to win the race. "I'm the only one who can make a deal with him", Bernier said during the debate in Toronto. On several occasions, O'Leary has said that his interest in politics originally stemmed from a desire to influence the next leader and only considered running himself once it looked like he had a shot at winning. Read More

CEO Mayer to earn $186 mn from sale to Verizon

CEO Mayer to earn $186 mn from sale to Verizon

Mayer was among some of the first employees hired by Google, where she talked about working 130 hours a week at times before taking over at Yahoo, said Bloomberg Businessweek a year ago. Mayer reportedly wont be sticking around after the sale, despite having written a blog in which she detailed that she planned to stay . Such numbers have also been tallied before, putting her total in cash and equity compensation during her tenure north of $200 million. Read More

AT&T unexpectedly loses postpaid subscribers in first quarter

AT&T unexpectedly loses postpaid subscribers in first quarter

Investors have focused on wireless subscriber counts recently, and the suffering that everyone but T-Mobile US (TMUS) seems to be experiencing. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said Tuesday that the company's response to the return of unlimited plans "was probably a little slow", but that the company's network capacity positioned it well to offer the popular plans. Read More

US FCC chairman to announce plans to repeal net neutrality

US FCC chairman to announce plans to repeal net neutrality

In 2012, internet companies took on the entertainment industry in a fight over online piracy. "Previous year the United States experienced the first decline in broadband investment outside of a recession", Pai said in a speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, as cited by Tech Crunch . Read More

Asia stocks rise, euro steady as relief from French vote buoys sentiment

After the rises in the Euro and Asian stocks , European equities are now gaining after the first round of French presidential election. In a televised speech from the Elysee Palace, Hollande warned that Le Pen's anti-immigrant nationalism would "deeply divide France", which has been under a state of emergency since the 2015 ISIS terror attacks. Read More

PPG launches third takeover bid for Dulux maker AkzoNobel

PPG launches third takeover bid for Dulux maker AkzoNobel

Akzo's shares closed at 78.20 euros on Friday. Elliott Advisors, a top-five Akzo investor that has been pressuring the firm to engage in talks with PPG, said the offer "clearly warrants honest engagement". The CEO has since announced a plan to split the company in two and reward shareholders with a higher dividend, saying it offered more value than PPG's offer. Read More

Kevin Chappell Overcomes Windy Conditions and Takes Lead at Valero Texas Open

Kevin Chappell Overcomes Windy Conditions and Takes Lead at Valero Texas Open

Chappell, who shot a 4-under 68 in the final round, led by two strokes after a birdie on the par-5 15th but gave back a shot when he bogeyed the par-4 15th after finding the bunker to the left of the putting surface on his approach. But Koepka made the charge with birdies on his opening two holes, then a streak of three more starting with a 20-foot birdie putt at No. 6. The top-10 finish is Palmer's third in a row at the Texas Open after placing tied for sixth in 2015 and tied for fourth in ... Read More

United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

Footage of the incident went viral, and United has since come under fire for how it responded. The company is instituting the change in response to the public relations disaster that was ignited last week when a passenger was filmed being violently removed from a United flight by Chicago aviation officers, The New York Times reported. Read More

Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

The trade, transportation and utilities sector had the largest job loss at 400 jobs while the biggest job increase was in leisure and hospitality with 1,100 more workers. Hawaii had the next lowest jobless rate at 2.7 percent, followed by New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota, all at 2.8 percent. McAullife said household employment also increased for the twenty-seventh consecutive month to 4,129,123, which is also a record-high. Read More

Wall Street gears up for busiest earnings week in years

Stocks pared losses after U.S. President Donald Trump told the Associated Press he would reveal a tax plan next week. A steady stream of strong earnings through the week had helped to buoy market sentiment. U.S. stocks rallied yesterday, with the Nasdaq closing at a record, as a round of solid earnings led by American Express pushed equities higher. The oilfield services provider warned that margins would remain under pressure as it spends more to bring back idled equipment. Read More

Select Comfort Shares Surge After Earnings Beat, Increased Outlook

Select Comfort Shares Surge After Earnings Beat, Increased Outlook

Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 40,742 shares in the company, valued at $917,102.42. Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Select Comfort Corporation (SCSS) where 1 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 1 analysts said it's a Buy, 5 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 1 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. Read More

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8 billion in emissions scandal

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8 billion in emissions scandal

U.S. Judge Sean Cox on Friday sentenced Volkswagen during a hearing in a Detroit federal court, a little over a month after the auto maker pleaded guilty to criminal charges stemming from the emissions fraud. He said the iconic automaker is in a "very serious and troubling" case. "Plain and simple, it was wrong", he said. "We let people down and for that we're deeply sorry". Read More

Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

A 15-per-cent non-resident speculation tax proposed by the Ontario government Thursday forms a key plank in the province's plan to cool the hot housing market in its southern cities. "We are not interested in controlling the market", said Wynne. These forthcoming measures were among 16 the province unveiled today as Ontario's Fair Housing Plan . Read More

Apparel retailer Bebe Stores says to shut all stores

Apparel retailer Bebe Stores says to shut all stores

Bloomberg reported last month that Bebe was planning to close all of its stores and hoped to do so without having to file for bankruptcy. California-based Bebe had 180 stores at the end of 2016, according to its website. By closing the stores, Bebe expects to take a $20 million loss. The news comes amid speculation the brand would transition to an online-only model after announcing in February plans to close up to 25 stores, including outlet locations, which would have been an approximately ... Read More

Visa changes expose 'lazy' Australians

Visa changes expose 'lazy' Australians

Of course, people can lie on the test, including about whether they have a criminal record, but Immigration Minister Peter Dutton thinks that's irrelevant. The prime minister, in a speech to a business breakfast at Parliament House on Wednesday, pinpointed the types of jobs temporary workers from overseas had been taking from Australians in recent years. Read More

American Express Shares Higher On Company's EPS, Sales Beat

American Express Shares Higher On Company's EPS, Sales Beat

Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 1,802 shares of the company's stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth noted at -25.40% in past 5 Years and Long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth is expected to reach 40.40% in coming 5 years. Read More

Madrid see off Bayern in controversial thriller to reach semis

He then scored from an offside position minutes later to make it 3-2. His Real Madrid counterpart Zinedine Zidane did not want to discuss the refereeing but he claimed Bayern's second goal could have also been ruled offside. The card given to Arturo [after 84 minutes] wasn't a card. Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti agreed with Vidal and said in his media conference that the referees needed video help. Read More