US PIRG Statement on the CFPB's New Arbitration Rule

He said the new rules would "stop companies from sidestepping the courts". As the agency explains it, many consumer financial products like credit cards and bank accounts put clauses in their contracts that force consumers to use arbitration outsid... More..

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Impressive finish by Aditi Ashok in LPGA Classic
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Impressive finish by Aditi Ashok in LPGA Classic

Kirk's last victory on the tour came in 2010. Buhai, who has won twice on the Ladies European Tour but missed the cut in eight of her 12 starts on the LPGA Tour in 2017, displayed why she is considered a ...More..

Nevada Governor Endorses Emergency Measures to Fix State's Cannabis Shortage
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Nevada Governor Endorses Emergency Measures to Fix State's Cannabis Shortage

After the department opened the application process to non-alcohol distributors, it was sued in state court by the liquor distributors' trade group, the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada (IADON), whi...More..

Buyout firm Apollo to buy golf course operator ClubCorp for $1.1 billion
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Buyout firm Apollo to buy golf course operator ClubCorp for $1.1 billion

The deal follows a challenging stretch for the golf industry, which saw participation decline after a peak in 2003. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Cl...More..

Chick-fil-A Is Giving Customers Free Food This Week
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Chick-fil-A Is Giving Customers Free Food This Week

Customers have until closing to claim their free food on Tuesday. Children get a free kid's meal for dressing up. "These fearless cows, acting in enlightened self-interest, realized that when people eat chi...More..

The best and worst tippers
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The best and worst tippers

Tipping for good service is a natural for US consumers - most American adults tip for good restaurant and barista attention, housecleaning, and hair styling, among other personal services. They conducted the su...More..

Free Slurpees on July 11 for 7-Eleven's 90th birthday
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Free Slurpees on July 11 for 7-Eleven's 90th birthday

Customers can get their favorite flavors (the company says Fanta Cherry is the world's most popular flavor) or try out the new Cotton Candy Slurpee, which is available for a limited time. Part of the annual cel...More..

by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Rody set to meet senators on martial law, BBL

The CPP has Duterte's administration of setting a stage for nationwide martial law with his decision last Friday to stall peace talks National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), the umbrella body tha...More..

Sky is shaking up the way you pay for and watch sport
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Sky is shaking up the way you pay for and watch sport

Live Premier League football plus global qualifiers and the biggest games from the EFL and La Liga, every F1® race, Ryder Cup and major golf tournaments, England Test cricket , worldwide rugby union, Wor...More..

Best Buy stock plunges as Amazon reportedly launches 'Geek Squad' competitor
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Best Buy stock plunges as Amazon reportedly launches 'Geek Squad' competitor

Amazon has already taken a big bite out of Best Buy's electronics revenues, and now it's coming for the services part of their business as well. Then the expert comes to your home where you can "test drive" ...More..

Sensex achieves a record peak of of 31706 in historical record
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Sensex achieves a record peak of of 31706 in historical record

It had also breached its intra-day-high of 31,522.87 points reached on June 22. " Equity market ended on record closing high and market sentiment remained positive in spite of NSE technical glitch", said D...More..

Trump keeps it friendly with Xi at G20 on North Korea threat
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Trump keeps it friendly with Xi at G20 on North Korea threat

Analysts doubt how far China can go in pressuring Pyongyang , saying China has often increased pressure on the North in the past, especially when Pyongyang carried out nuclear and missile tests and other p...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Mexico soccer coach for six games for insulting language
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Mexico soccer coach for six games for insulting language

Now El Tri is without its coach. Marín, one of five Chivas players on the squad, met a delicious right-sided, in-swinging cross of a free kick taken by Elias Hernandez and scored with a powerful header. M...More..

by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Microsoft 365 delivers a complete solution for businesses

Windows 10 Enterprise , Office 365 Enterprise , Enterprise Mobility, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. " Microsoft 365 represents a new and more cohesive approach to how Microsoft goes to market with o...More..

Dalian Wanda Selling its Theme Parks, Hotels as Disney China Outpaces It
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Dalian Wanda Selling its Theme Parks, Hotels as Disney China Outpaces It

Wang said Monday that the sale should help improve Wanda's balance sheet, which has been weighed down by debts after years of aggressive expansion. Property developer Sunac has been a potential white knight f...More..

Stripe's global partnership with Alipay, WeChat Pay opens China to the world
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Stripe's global partnership with Alipay, WeChat Pay opens China to the world

Both Alipay and WeChat Pay can be implemented with Sources, Stripe's unified API for accepting any payment method with just a few lines of code. WeChat Pay, the digital payments platform of WeChat - China's mos...More..

Everything you need to know about the Indian Navy's 'Malabar Drill 2017'
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Everything you need to know about the Indian Navy's 'Malabar Drill 2017'

In 2007, the exercise also included vessels from Australia and Singapore. Japanese helicopter "destroyer" JS Izumo and destroyer JS Sazanami during drills. Besides a P8I maritime surveillance aircraft, Indi...More..

Elon Musk Finally Reveals Tesla Model 3
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Elon Musk Finally Reveals Tesla Model 3

The launch of Tesla's previous models, the Model S sedan and Model X were hit by production delays and quality issues. The Model 3's $35,000 starting price makes it the firm's most affordable vehicle to dat...More..

COSCO to Buy OOCL for Dollars 6.3 bln
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

COSCO to Buy OOCL for Dollars 6.3 bln

Assuming all shareholders tender their shares under the offer, COSCO will own 90.1 percent of OOIL upon completion, while SIPG will hold the remaining 9.9 percent share. Both firms are also part of the "Ocean A...More..

Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways see U.S. laptop ban lifted
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways see U.S. laptop ban lifted

Turkish Airlines tweeted on July 5 that passengers travelling to the us would be able to carry laptops and other electronic devices with them. Passengers are now allowed to bring personal electronics on b...More..

IDFC, Shriram initiate merger talks
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

IDFC, Shriram initiate merger talks

Piramal Enterprises owns 20 per cent stake in Shriram Capital and 10 per cent each in Shriram Transport Finance and Shriram City Union Finance . Giving the rationale behind keeping STC as a standalone ent...More..

Hundreds mourn assassinated NYPD cop
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Hundreds mourn assassinated NYPD cop

They gathered hours before the scheduled start of a vigil for fallen Officer Miosotis Familia . Lynch and other police union leaders have blamed the movement for endangering police officers. "Because she was...More..

Trump weighs 'pretty severe things' for North Korea over launch
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Trump weighs 'pretty severe things' for North Korea over launch

President Kim Jong Un authorized the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that's said to have a long range. Kim Jong-un-led North Korea had earlier carried out a successful test launch of an IC...More..

Chelsea signs defender Antonio Ruediger from Roma
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Chelsea signs defender Antonio Ruediger from Roma

Chelsea are closing in on a swoop for AS Roma defender Antonio Rudiger , who is set to undergo a medical with the Blues. The defender signed from Roma today and will wear the number two shirt. He of cou...More..

by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

UFC 213: Robert Whittaker Beats Yoel Romero "By Just Being Me"

Whittaker edged his Cuban opponent by a solitary round in their interim middleweight title challenge, and will now square off with English middleweight champion Michael Bisping in an attempt to consolidate hi...More..

UN Declares Ancient Jewish Holy Site Is Now Palestinian
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

UN Declares Ancient Jewish Holy Site Is Now Palestinian

The Unseco vote took place at the Unesco annual summit, in Krakow, Poland, on Friday and was held as a secret ballot following a request from Israel, which believed that would mean countries were more likel...More..

Lukaku arrested after rowdy party in Beverly Hills
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Lukaku arrested after rowdy party in Beverly Hills

Premier League champions Chelsea appeared to be the favourites to lure Lukaku, with manager Antonio Conte looking to bolster his strike force as he looks to offload Spaniard Diego Costa. He added: "I don't t...More..

by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Rice Energy Inc. (RICE)

WPX reported a change of 7.31% over the last week and performed -9.27% over the last month while its year to date (YTD) performance revealed an activity trend of -31.50%. The company has a 50-day moving average...More..

Race for Rodriguez: Chelsea ahead of Manchester United
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Race for Rodriguez: Chelsea ahead of Manchester United

Despite their interest, Liverpool are not willing to pay the £66m asking price. Paving the way for Liverpool to make a bid. AS also claim Real Madrid are looking to do business with Chelsea rather than Manc...More..

Ballabgarh lynching: Man accused of killing Junaid Khan arrested from Maharashtra
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Ballabgarh lynching: Man accused of killing Junaid Khan arrested from Maharashtra

The main accused was arrested and would be produced before a court tomorrow, the GRP said. He added that the accused stayed at his home (in Palwal district) and went to Dhule later to someone known to him. ...More..