US stocks slip as oil skids and safety stocks fall

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 157 points, or 0.9%, to 18,053, retaking its pre-Brexit levels. The Nasdaq composite slipped 3 points, or 0.1%, to 4,856. Avast Software announced plans to acquire AVG Technologies NV (NYSE: AVG) for $1.3 bil... More..

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Sen. Bob Corker withdraws himself as potential Trump VP
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Sen. Bob Corker withdraws himself as potential Trump VP

Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Sen. Corker was frequently mentioned as a possible running mate for Trump , the presumptive GOP nominee for president, partly because of the foreign policy credentials he could bring...More..

Aetna meets with Justice Department over merger with Humana
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Aetna meets with Justice Department over merger with Humana

The development comes amid a consolidation wave in the health insurance industry. Justice Department officials told Anthem and Cigna last month that their combination would raise an array of antitrust conce...More..

US job market rebounds with June hiring surge of 287000
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

US job market rebounds with June hiring surge of 287000

Trucking lost 6,300 jobs last month, and that follows downward adjustments to the April and May numbers, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Average weekly hours were unchanged for the month, ...More..

Delta plane landed at wrong airport, NTSB says
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Delta plane landed at wrong airport, NTSB says

The crew was taken off-duty while the National Transportation Safety Board investigates. He said the most nerve wracking time was the brief flight from Ellsworth to Rapid City Regional. In July 2012: A massiv...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Arrests over deadly Istanbul airport attack

The men - thought to be Kyrgyz nationals - were detained late on Sunday night at Ataturk Airport. Officials blamed the attack on the militant " Islamic State " group, but no one has yet claimed responsibi...More..