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Trump defend Obama? ‘I don’t think so!’

Trump defend Obama? ‘I don’t think so!’

Published 20/09/2015

WASHINGTON Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said on Saturday it was not his job to stand up for U.S. President Barack Obama after a man [more…]

Democratic donors urge Biden to challenge Clinton in U.S. 2016 race

Democratic donors urge Biden to challenge Clinton in U.S. 2016 race

Published 19/09/2015

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON A group of prominent Democratic Party fundraisers on Friday began circulating a letter to encourage a hesitant Vice President Joe Biden to enter [more…]

Obama nominates first openly gay service secretary to lead Army

Obama nominates first openly gay service secretary to lead Army

Published 19/09/2015

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Eric Fanning to become the next secretary of the Army, the White House said on Friday, paving the way [more…]

Eyes on PMIs for clues after Fed keeps markets guessing

Eyes on PMIs for clues after Fed keeps markets guessing

Published 19/09/2015

PARIS Business confidence data from China and the euro zone will offer some pointers this week to where the global economy is going after the [more…]

High percentage of ex-NFL players had brain disease: report

High percentage of ex-NFL players had brain disease: report

Published 18/09/2015

All but four of 91 former National Football League (NFL) players who donated their brains for research were diagnosed with a disease linked to concussion [more…]

For U.S. banks, Fed inaction makes a bad trading quarter even worse

For U.S. banks, Fed inaction makes a bad trading quarter even worse

Published 18/09/2015

NEW YORK For U.S. banks' bond trading desks, the Federal Reserve just made a bad quarter even worse, accentuating a longer-term decline in what was [more…]

Developer pulls leading ad-blocking app from Apple Store

Developer pulls leading ad-blocking app from Apple Store

Published 18/09/2015

Tumblr co-founder Marco Arment, who developed the most popular paid ad-blocker on Apple Inc's U.S. app store, has pulled the product, citing concerns that the [more…]

Exclusive: Democratic donors urge Biden to challenge Clinton in U.S. 2016 race

Exclusive: Democratic donors urge Biden to challenge Clinton in U.S. 2016 race

Published 18/09/2015

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON A group of prominent Democratic Party fundraisers on Friday began circulating a letter to encourage a hesitant Vice President Joe Biden to enter [more…]

House Republicans vote to strip Planned Parenthood funds

House Republicans vote to strip Planned Parenthood funds

Published 18/09/2015

WASHINGTON House Republicans voted to deny funds to women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood for a year on Friday but the action did little to quell [more…]

U.S. startups aim to help seniors ‘age in place’

U.S. startups aim to help seniors ‘age in place’

Published 18/09/2015

NEW YORK Shari Cayle, 75, called "Miracle Mama" by her family ever since she beat back advanced colon cancer seven years ago, is still undergoing [more…]