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Canada's right-wing Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in New York on Thursday championing tar sands and the Keystone XL pipeline, saying "global emissions" from the crude are "almost nothing" and that the flow of tar sands from Canada's Mordor into the U.S. is an absolute certainty.
A Bloomberg terminal displays news while traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange A Bloomberg terminal displays news while traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, indicating the S&P 500 will rebound from its worst decline in nearly three weeks, keeping the index on track for ... (more)
** U.S.-insurer New York Life is in exclusive negotiations with Yuanta Financial to sell its Taiwan assets, two sources with close knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Friday.
The worldwide mobile phone sales totaled nearly 426 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a slight increase of 0.7 per cent from the same period last year, according to Gartner, Inc.
Being under stress at work is tied to a higher risk of heart problems, new research confirms - but putting down the beer bottle and going for a walk may help.
Authorities warned the death toll could rise from the storms, which struck from early evening to around dusk, flattening homes and uprooting trees across at least four counties near the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
A woman walks out of the Internal Revenue Service building in New York in this May 13, 2013 photo.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb says Sony Corp reminds him of Yahoo Inc before he waged a bitter proxy fight that triggered a boardroom shake-out at the Internet company last year.
Reuters has done it again. In their latest headline affair, Reuters calls the plethora of scandals facing President Barack Obama a "headache". Sounds like Reuters and other liberal news media outlets have already dismissed worrisome trends that have been discovered this past week.
The U.N. General Assembly is set to vote on Wednesday on a draft resolution that condemns Syrian authorities and accepts the opposition Syrian National Coalition as party to a potential political transition.
Though the outrage continues over the news that the U.S. Department of Justice secretly seized two months worth of 2012 phone records from the Associated Press, let us not forget the true target of the investigation is who in the Obama administration released possible classified information on an ongoing terrorist investigation involving national ... (more)