The Pistons are close to getting a corporate partner to have an ad on their jerseys beginning next season.             
Dow Jones Industrials High: 21,144.18 Low: 20,994.22 Close: 21,144.18 Change: +135.53 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2430.06 +18.26 NYSE Index: 11,699.82 +101.79 Nasdaq Composite Inde
DETROIT (Reuters) - The pace of U.S. car and light truck sales slowed in May for the third month in a row despite steep discounts, but investors bid up shares of General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co
Three Hinds County residents and the Board of Supervisors have filed a federal lawsuit against Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall and others.              
OTTAWA - The federal Liberals should overhaul the government's summer jobs program to help young people who aren't in school find work and do so at any time of the ......
Drivers to Las Vegas Boulevard, who have been shouting to the high heavens as one resort after another begins charging for parking, can still find salvation in houses of worship.
OTTAWA - Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says Canada is "deeply disappointed" with the U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris climate-change agreement. But McKenna says the agreement remains a
NEW YORK (Reuters) - UBS Group AG is changing the way it pays U.S. financial advisers on retirement accounts and halting the sale of a small number of products before a U.S. Labor Department rule goe
President Trump announced Thursday that he will remove the U.S. from its place as a participant in the Paris Climate Accord. As a result, Elon Musk promptly tweeted that he will no longer serve on the
VANCOUVER - Lululemon Athletica Inc. says it is shutting down about 40 of its 55 Ivivva stores. The Vancouver-based retailer says the closures of the stores, which sell girls' yoga and ...
Adonis Stevenson might be one of the most underrated light heavyweights of his time. The Quebec southpaw via Haiti will be making the eighth defense of his WBC title when he faces Andrzej Fonfara on J
House Resolution 244, the Omnibus Appropriations Bill that President Trump signed in May keeps the U.S. government open through September 30, 2017. It also provides record funding for low-carbon techn
Mississippians in the state and around the glove are observing Ramadan, a holy month in the Islamic faith              
LONDON, Ont. - The Mounties say an Ontario man is charged with allegedly trying import the deadly opioid fentanyl. They say the 56-year-old London, Ont.-area man was arrested on Thursday and ...
SOC LLC to provide facility protection, patrol services and protection of nuclear materials at Nevada National Security Site and some facilities at Nellis Air Force Base for up to five years under ter
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp investors will push to meet with oil company officials this summer to hash out elements of a climate-impact analysis following a shareholder vote calling for stud
OTTAWA - The federal government announced a support package Thursday worth $867 million to help the lumber industry cope with and adjust to the impact of U.S. tariffs on Canadian ...
TORONTO - An Ontario regulator says it will not be disciplining 43 of the 45 mortgage brokers and agents that mortgage lender Home Capital cut ties with over allegations they ...
Don’t plan on that medical marijuana apprenticeship just yet. If you’re applying for a state college scholarship program, plan to go to class full-time. And Nevada business owners won̵
Montrealers can breathe a sigh of relief to learn their air is less polluted than previously thought — due in part to a pizza oven that was skewing air quality ...
The company tapped by the federal government to provide interpreters in immigration court wrongly classified employees as independent contractors and fired those who spoke out, the National Labor
We Love ‘90s (party) Leggings and weird hairstyles, sports costumes and men`s handbags – it’s time to fish these 1990s attributes out of the closet and wear for the We Love 90s party. Guests will take
The KC-46A Pegasus aerial tanker is undergoing testing at Benfield Anechoic Facility to ensure it meets FAA regulations and certifications requirements.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, with each of the major U.S. indexes notching record highs, after a batch of economic data suggested the economy was picking up speed.
Durant is eligible for a "super-max'' deal, but by taking less money he will help the Warriors re-sign two other key free agents, Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston.
OTTAWA - Despite its trade spat with Boeing, the federal government says it isn't talking to other companies about replacing some of its aging CF-18 jet fighters. Steve MacKinnon, the parliamentary .
AMHERST, N.S. - Officials say 10 students were taken to hospital in Amherst, N.S., after their school bus collided with an SUV while en route to a field trip. Local police ......
TORONTO - The head of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says it is beefing up its ability to detect mortgage fraud after being directed to do so by the federal ...
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta visits Milton Manufacturing in Detroit to talk manufacturing jobs, apprenticeships.             
FRANKFURT/MUNICH (Reuters) - The boards of Linde and Praxair voted on Thursday to merge, creating a $73 billion global industrial gases leader in what is likely to be the last in a wave of combinati
A discredited former engineer who declared an Ontario mall structurally sound just weeks before its deadly collapse five years ago was acquitted of criminal negligence on Thursday. While critical of
Whether it's cost or overall interest, declining attendance has become a normal observation at Yankee Stadium. In an attempt to reconnect with the fans in a meaningful way, the Yankees have created a
The president's decision to abandon a climate agreement made on terms favorable to the U.S. reveals how poor a judge of a deal Trump really is — and how way in over his head he is when it comes to int
Richard Lamar Green was sentenced to serve life in prison plus 30 years after a jury found him guilty this week of kidnapping and attempting to murder his wife.           &n
The withdrawal process could take four years to complete, meaning a final decision would be up to the American voters in the next presidential election.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada, embroiled in a dispute with Boeing Corp, tried to hit out at the U.S. firm for the second day in a row on Thursday but stumbled over whether talks over a proposed jet purcha
The American Health Care Act rejects American Values. The legislation that squeaked through the House of Representatives would put millions of Americans at risk of inadequate health care. Were the Ame
The best of American business doesn’t need regulations or global accords to forcibly lower greenhouse gas emissions — they’re making profits from doing just that already.
Stony corals may be more resilient to ocean acidification than once thought, according to a Rutgers University study that shows they rely on proteins to help create their rock-hard skeletons.
New technology could provide an 'instantly rechargeable' method that is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly for recharging electric and hybrid vehicle batteries through a quick and easy proc
In the quantum world, our intuition for moving objects is strongly challenged and may sometimes even completely fail. Experimental physicists have now found a quantum particle which shows an intriguin
Basketball agent Dan Fegan's fight against Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) has shifted from federal court to arbitration, where an arbitrator has ruled that Fegan should be able to compete ag
VICTORIA - The Senate says British Columbia needs improved access to French language education and more French-only schools must be built. A report by the Senate Committee on Official Languages says
Stormy weather has thwarted SpaceX's effort to launch its first recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station. Thursday evening's countdown at Florida's Kennedy Space Center was stopped with
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. says some of its Kmart stores were targeted by hackers, leading to unauthorized activity on some of its customers’ credit cards. The company says in a blog p
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen agree on at least one thing: The underemployment rate is worth watching to monitor labor-market slack, and its recent plunge is welcome ne
TALLAHASSEE — State regulators are poised to consider a proposal that would lead to Duke Energy Florida customers paying more for electricity this summer, primarily because of higher-than-expected cos
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is staying mum after a former staffer said the Liberals turned their back on her when she was assaulted by another party staffer ...
OTTAWA - The former head of the U.S. National Security Agency says his country and Canada need a new cyberdefence program — like their joint Norad air defence — to ...
TORONTO - Canada's telecommunications regulator says it will require companies to update their networks to be ready to provide so-called next-generation 911 services by the end of 2020. The CRTC will
Golfing legend Tiger Woods was found in his car, obviously impaired. He cooperated with police who verified his statement that he was not drunk. Yet many chose to downplay or omit that, preferring the
A discredited former engineer has been found not guilty of criminal negligence in the deadly collapse of a northern Ontario mall. An Ontario judge in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., acquitted Robert ......
QUEBEC - Canada's "historic" 150th birthday is the right moment to resume constitutional discussions, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard told The Canadian Press in an interview. Couillard, a staunch f
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a program that allows store workers to deliver packages ordered on the store's website after they finish their shifts, as the retailer lo
The self-driving vehicle testing will include evaluation of automated braking and throttle control plus limited automated steering control.             
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq touching record highs, after a round of economic data suggested the economy was picking up speed.
AS THE working class life always seems to be in a rush, people sometimes do not have time for breakfast, let alone prepare packed lunch to take to work. More often, they just resort to carinderia and
VANCOUVER - New research focused off the west coast of North America is giving seismologists a better understanding of what one scientist describes as "the single greatest geophysical hazard to ...
A TOTAL of P332.5 million credit lines were approved for eight microfinance institutions (MFI) in Mindanao during the initial launching of Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) program, the microfinan
Oil has begin flowing through the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, carrying crude from Canada and North Dakota south to Illinois, its developer said Thursday.
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