• 'I got it it wrong': Mike Baird gives greyhound industry another chance
'I got it it wrong': Mike Baird gives greyhound industry another chance

Nationals MPs Katrina Hodgkinson, Kevin Humphries and Chris Gulaptis - who consistently argued the ban would devastate their regional electorates - crossed the floor to vote with Labor to oppose the bill but it passed following a 12-hour debate in August.

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  • OPEC nations reach preliminary accord to curb oil production
OPEC nations reach preliminary accord to curb oil production

Moreover, the agency envisages a broadly balanced market next year, following improvements in demand for oil and modest output curtailments by non-OPEC producers. Despite OPEC deferring the actual implementation of the proposal until November, it gave rise to hopes that the world's crude inventories would drop and prices rise in the next two ye...

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  • Black Texas inmate seems likely to win at Supreme Court
Black Texas inmate seems likely to win at Supreme Court

Lawyers for the state downplayed the significance of the psychiatrist's testimony, which said Buck presented a low likelihood of future dangerousness. Although Buck kept losing his appeals in the Texas courts, by 2000, an appeal based on Quijano's testimony in another case made it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  • Yahoo searched incoming mail for government intelligence
Yahoo searched incoming mail for government intelligence

That decision, by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, reportedly led to the resignation of Alex Stamos, formerly Yahoo chief security officer who later joined Facebook. According to the report, the tool was built in 2015 at the behest of either the NSA or the Federal Bureau of Investigation (it's not clear which, given the NSA usually funnels its requests thr...

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  • RBI slashes repo rate, EMIs to be lower
RBI slashes repo rate, EMIs to be lower

This shows that the central bank remains cautious in its monetary policies and is carefully monitoring the overall economic scenario before taking steps. Shishir Baijal, chairman and managing director of worldwide property consultants Knight Frank India is of the view that a 25 bps cut in policy rate is encouraging and signals well for the real est...

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  • Palestinian court excludes Gaza from municipal polls
Palestinian court excludes Gaza from municipal polls

In the past, the Israeli authorities have consistently prevented Palestinian voting in municipal polls in East Jerusalem, which the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority views as the Palestinian capital. Such closures are common ahead of Israeli holidays, but comes amid a recent uptick in attacks or attempted attacks by Palestinians against Israelis th...

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  • 'It will be either Champions Trophy or IPL in 2017'
'It will be either Champions Trophy or IPL in 2017'

The eight-team Champions Trophy begins on June 1, likely to be just days after the glitzy IPL final which is usually held in the last week of May. BCCI thus doesn't have the required 15-day window recommended by the Pannel and is forcing India to pull out of the global event.

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  • Wells Fargo illegally repossessed 413 service members' cars
Wells Fargo illegally repossessed 413 service members' cars

Chief Executive John Stumpf , newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation, told the House Financial Services Committee that the bank is expanding its review of accounts and will evaluate executives' roles. Wells Fargo will pay more than $24 million to settle allegations that it broke the law by improperly repossessing cars from military ...

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  • Qualcomm eyes $30bn NXP Semiconductors acquisition for stake in IoT market
Qualcomm eyes $30bn NXP Semiconductors acquisition for stake in IoT market

NXP Semiconductors N.V. annual Divided is 0 while it's Dividend Yield is 0%. 2 advised the "Hold" rating about this stock. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in NXP Semiconductors NV during the second quarter worth $593,000.

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  • Trump asks rally: Can non-'Christian conservatives' stay?
Trump asks rally: Can non-'Christian conservatives' stay?

Regrouping from his uneven debate performance earlier this week, Mr. Trump pounded home the message at campaign stops that Mrs. Clinton "is an insider fighting only for insiders" and "I am an outsider fighting for you". "Actually, I find the phrase deplorable kind of interesting, interesting use of a phrase, given the fact that her foundation has t...

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  • Turkey's President Recommends Extending State Of Emergency
Turkey's President Recommends Extending State Of Emergency

After the deadly coup attempt, which martyred more than 240 people and injured almost 2,200 others, Turkey declared a state of emergency on July 20. Simsek said the deadly July 15 defeated coup was not the cause behind the downgrade, but rather ongoing structural problems, which he said, "Turkey will resolve".

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  • 'Deeply disappointed' Allardyce forced to leave England job
'Deeply disappointed' Allardyce forced to leave England job

The paper said it had hundreds of pages of transcripts from the meeting in which Allardyce was negotiating a deal worth 400,000 pounds ($520,840) to represent a Far East firm seeking advice on the transfer market. Sam Allardyce's 67-day reign as England manager is over. The Daily Telegraph reported that eight current and former managers had re...

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  • Wildfire forces evacuations in California mountains
Wildfire forces evacuations in California mountains

Overnight, they set up dozer lines to box the fire inside the lines and protect structures. Flames from the Loma fire are threatening at least 300 structures near Loma Prieta and Loma Chiquita roads, 10 miles northwest of Morgan Hill, in the mountains north of Santa Cruz, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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  • UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton reclaims slight lead over Donald Trump
UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton reclaims slight lead over Donald Trump

A new NBC News/Survey Monkey tracking polls puts the Democratic nominee ahead by 5 points (with a 1.2 margin of error), even when it's a four-way race with Republican Trump, Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein .

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  • Bank of Japan policy tinkering explained
Bank of Japan policy tinkering explained

The BOJ maintained its 0.1 percent negative interest rate, but abandoned its base money target. "The case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened", the U.S. Instead, the Bank will conduct its bond purchases with the aim of keeping 10-year JGB yields at around 0%. Major Nikkei exporters also inched into the red.

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  • Chinese leader Xi: G20 must 'blaze a new trail' on trade
Chinese leader Xi: G20 must 'blaze a new trail' on trade

Obama and his Russian counterpart Putin met on Monday as talks between their governments on ending violence in Syria ended without an agreement. President Barack Obama said earlier that the two sides were "working around the clock" on the sidelines of a summit in China, but that it was "a very complicated piece of business".

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  • United Kingdom to Build Wall in France to Keep Out Migrants
United Kingdom to Build Wall in France to Keep Out Migrants

He added: "The security that we are putting in at the port is being stepped up with better equipment". Deputy chief executive James Hookham said: "We have been frustrated by the lamentable reaction of the French Government so far given the collapse of public order in the Calais region, and the impossible position it has put their citizens and...

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  • Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fine
Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fine

The embattled bank says the change, announced early Tuesday, will be effective January 1. The bank, which has fired more than 5,3000 employees who were involved in the fraud scheme over the past five years, has said it deeply regrets what happened and is seeking to fix damaged relationships and regain trust.

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  • Median Income Takes Biggest Jump Since Great Recession, Poverty Rate Drops
Median Income Takes Biggest Jump Since Great Recession, Poverty Rate Drops

The official poverty rate in 2015 was 13.5 percent, which was 1.2 percentage points lower than in 2014. Average incomes increased across nearly all regions of the country. The uptick in wages lifted more Americans out of poverty . And it's 2.4% lower than the median household income peak that occurred in 1999. The difference in income betwee...

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  • Apple is shifting the focus of its secret car project
Apple is shifting the focus of its secret car project

Apple is still very secretive about Project Titan and it remains unclear for now just how things will unfold, or when the company will be ready to make an official announcement in this regard. Moreover, Apple is also shifting from building its own electric self-driving vehicle to developing autonomous driving software. The news of the reboot...

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  • Russian Federation calls Belarusian who carried its flag at Rio Paralympics 'hero'
Russian Federation calls Belarusian who carried its flag at Rio Paralympics 'hero'

A Belarusian sports ministry employee who marched in with a Russian flag on Wednesday has been booted out of the games. Meanwhile president of the Belarusian Paral-ympic Committee, Oleg Shepel said the Russian flag gesture at the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium here, was to express solidarity with the entire Russian Paralympic team, wh...

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  • Eliminate safe havens, ensure extradition of economic offenders: PM Modi
Eliminate safe havens, ensure extradition of economic offenders: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters after addressing a rally organized by his party, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in Bangalore, India, on Friday, April 3, . The Vietnamese premier highlighted India's important role in the region, reiterating Hanoi's consistent support for New Delhi's Act East Policy.

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  • Tourists stuck in French Alps cable cars rescued
Tourists stuck in French Alps cable cars rescued

Italian officials involved in the rescue said around 70 of those trapped were rescued on Thursday night, either lifted by helicopter or belayed up to 300 feet to the ground. The 45 visitors stuck overnight in the chilly conditions were given blankets, cereal bars, and water to help stave off the elements. "It was just before midnight when they fina...

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  • HD Supply offers weak profit and revenue outlook
HD Supply offers weak profit and revenue outlook

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. The ratio improved, as 30 funds sold all HD Supply Holdings Inc shares owned while 111 reduced positions.

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  • The Key Numbers To Watch From Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX)'s Earnings
The Key Numbers To Watch From Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX)'s Earnings

Shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. When a company score 1, it is considered a Strong Buy whereas 5 is a Strong Sell. Over a period of 12 months, 17 brokerage firms have analysed and allotted ratings to Seagate Technology . The sell-side target prices range from $17 to $42.

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