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NORTH PRESTON, N.S. - The pastor of an historic church in a community just east of Halifax says his congregation will soon work out a plan to rebuild after a fire caused extensive damage to the large
WASHINGTON - Showdown day at hand, Republicans remained short of votes Thursday for their health care overhaul, hoping for President Donald Trump to close the deal with balky conservatives at a White
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Credit Suisse is considering an accelerated bookbuilding to raise capital instead of selling a minority stake in its Swiss banking division, two sources familiar with the
Jaak Mikkel, the general manager of Coca-Cola HBC Romania, is the new president of the AmCham Romania, the association representing over 400 American, international and local companies. The members of
Crude oil prices drifted lower in early Thursday trading as investors remained cautious about U.S. economic trajectory ahead of a pivotal health insurance vote.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales jumped to a seven-month high in February, suggesting the housing market recovery continued to gain momentum despite the challenges of high pric
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it expects lower earnings per share in the first quarter and lower pretax profit in 2017 due to higher spending on commodities, warranties and inves
MONTREAL - The author of a controversial article about Quebec that appeared in Maclean's magazine has stepped down from his post at McGill University. Andrew Potter says in a social media posting his
According to estimates made by LGBTI Human Rights Nash Mir Center, there are at least 100-200 thousand same-sex couples live in Ukraine at the moment. Two men or two women are emotionally attached to
Vector, one of the key players in the office suppliers industry from Romania, opened on March 23 the fifth Autograf store in Sun Plaza commercial center from Bucharest.  The store from Sun Plaza has a
Marian-Marius Florea was appointed as vice president of the administration agency ANAF,  as understate secretary, coordinator of the general department against tax fraud, following a decision of PM So
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are treading water Thursday morning as investors wait for news about the fate of the Republican-backed health care bill, a centerpiece of President Donald Trump's business-frien
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are broadly higher Thursday as banks recover some ground thanks to an upturn in bond yields, which will make lending money more profitable by forcing interest rates on loa
WASHINGTON - Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid this week from their highest levels of 2017. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate home loans fell to 4.23 per
Retailer Profi has opened new stores in Predeal, Bacau, Stulpicani, Iancu Jianu and Vadastrita, reaching 531 units across Romania.   The store from Predeal is opened in City format and is the 19th one
Melinda King Sanders, Miss Mississippi 1998, faced a credit card fraud case but a judge dropped the charge against her.              
With this acquisition, Airtel will be second company, after Reliance Jio, in the country to have pan-India presence in 2300 Mhz band - which has second largest ecosystem of 4G devices.
Gabriel Sicoe is the new president of The Romanian Car Makers Association (ACAROM), starting March 22. He is replacing Constantin Stroe, who passed away in December 2016. Sicoe was a close collaborato
The Kremlin has called for a review of what it said was Ukraine’s “unfair” decision to bar Russia’s contestant in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country
Smart Bill posted a turnover in excess of EUR 1 million in 2016, one year after attracting an EUR 1 million investment from Calatyst Romania and Gecad Group, who now own over 30 percent of the company
Head of Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) Yuriy Lutsenko has said the bodyguard of assassinated former Russian lower state parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov received wounds and is
The real estate company Element Development will start the development of a retail park in Bistrita Retail Park in 2017, following an investment of EUR 7.5 million. The commercial gallery has 9,000 sq
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says Dennis Oland was wrongly denied bail pending an appeal of his second-degree murder conviction. The high court decision today could have influence beyond the
WHILE high power rates continue to weigh down the country’s global competitiveness, the implementation of Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Epira) has facilitated reforms in the power sector, said a
CONTRACTOR D.M. Consunji Inc. recently signed major infrastructure projects worth P9 billion since the start of the year. The projects include tollway, power and water projects from public and privat
The Trump Tracker reveals a massive uptick in companies listing Trump among their risk factors. The post Wall Street’s New Trick to Dodge Trump-Induced Stock Swings appeared first on WIRED.
THE Monetary Board (MB) approved the extension of the deadline for the exchange or replacement of New Design Series (NDS) banknotes to the New Generation Currency banknotes to June 30. In a press rele
TOURISM consultant Robert Joseph is appealing to Filipinos to hype good things about the country rather than linger too much on the negative events. Joseph said these “overrated reports” on killings,
Tanya Daniels was appointed as a sales associate for Century 21 Carioti, Orlando. Aleas Koos has joined Broad and Cassel’s Orlando office as an associate in the firm’s real estate practice group. Edwa
Stocks are barely changed as Congress continues to debate healthcare legislation, a key first piece of President Trump's business-friendly agenda. Technology companies are down Thursday, giving up
THE news that’s currently creating a lot of buzz and concern is the recent announcement of the United States that airplanes coming from certain Middle Eastern and African countries flying into the Uni
(Reuters) - Wall Street was little changed in early trading on Thursday amid signs that President Donald Trump is struggling to get enough votes to pass a healthcare bill in Congress.
Banks are pilling pressure on the Government to scrap interest rate controls, saying they have reduced credit to the private sector and failed to increase savings, as anticipated.
Banks are pilling pressure on the Government to scrap interest rate controls, saying they have reduced credit to the private sector and failed to increase savings, as anticipated.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Executives from U.S. paint maker PPG arrived in Amsterdam on Thursday to exert direct pressure on Akzo Nobel to enter talks after the Dutch company spurned an improved 22.7 bil
By Christopher Jensen Requiring automakers to install a seat belt with a shoulder harness in the center position of rear seats is saving lives, according to a new study by the National Highway Traffic
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it expects lower earnings per share in the first quarter and lower pretax profit in 2017 due to higher spending on commodities, warranties and inves
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. U.S. stocks are turning higher as bank stocks recover some ground thanks to an upturn in bond yields, which will make len
Italian energy company Eni said Thursday it confirmed the potential for oil offshore Mexico in the first drilling campaign by a foreign company since 2013.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has settled a $3 billion lawsuit in which the bankruptcy administrator of MF Global Holdings Ltd accused the auditor of malpractice that led to the coll
DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao Region targets 10 Mentor Me program runs for 2017 under the Kapatid Angat Lahat Program. According to Rachel Remitio, chief for Small Medium Enterprise (SM
AROUND 70 exhibitors participated during the Mindanao Agriculture and Livestock Expo which opened Thursday, March 23, at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang Premier. “The purpose of this expo is conn
NEW YORK (AP) — Bankrupt brokerage MF Global, run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, has reached a settlement with its former accounting firm, PwC, ending a potentially multibillion dollar di
GOKONGWEI-owned Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) is helping the province of Surigao del Norte in Caraga Region back to its prime as a major tourist destination after it was struck by a strong earthquake in Febr
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando’s theme parks have taken to the courts to resolve disagreements over property taxes that in the past have been resolved through creative tactics or negotiations. Tr
Market is leaving storied retailers scrambling for relevance, even survival, in a rapidly evolving digital environment.             
Authorities in Flora say a judge has dropped a credit card fraud charge against a former Miss Mississippi.              
Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg has been built as the biggest match of WrestleMania 33. But, with Roman Reigns and The Undertaker stealing momentum, they might be a superior choice to go on last.
(Reuters) - U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson became the latest company to suspend all digital advertising on Google's YouTube, over concerns that its ads may have appeared on channels t
The daredevil's 102,800-foot parachute jump in 1960 set the standard for those who followed him - Felix Baumgartner and Alan Eustace - and proved that man could survive the harsh conditions of the str
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained below a level associated with a strengthening labor market.
The federal government says Revan Herfy's store — with its vegetable stand and its broad selection of fresh-cut and hard-to-find meats — sits on the edge of a "food desert."       
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Federal Reserve survey has found that children who grew up in poverty were twice as likely to struggle with financial challenges later in life, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Thu
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not address monetary policy or the economic outlook in prepared remarks for a childhood education conference in Washington on Thursday.
Economic recovery in the Eurozone is stable, according to the economic bulletin of the European Central Bank, quoted by BNR. ‘’Incoming data, notably survey results, have increased the Governing Counc
California’s skinny network of hydrogen fuel stations Clarity and its competitors need is growing, but diminishing federal support for green technology poses challenges
Once upon a time, the Universe was just a hot soup of particles. In those days, together with visible particles, other particles to us hidden or dark might have formed. Billions of years later scienti
LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone stocks and bonds rallied on Thursday as banks snapped up almost quarter of a trillion euros of interest-free European Central Bank cash in what the ECB hopes will be the l
Curing the U.S. of high healthcare prices should garner bipartisan support, appealing to conservatives for restraining government spending and progressives for making universal coverage more affordabl
The Labor Department says weekly unemployment benefit applications rose 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 258K             
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