Expert: Rhinos extinct in Mozambique Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, it has again been driven to extinction, or to the brink of extinction, by poachers seeking their horns for sale in Asia.... More
South Africa: Elephant overturns vehicle South African officials say an elephant has overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring one of them. A statement from Kruger National Park says the tourists are of "Chinese origin." The statement says an elephant in the park attacked the vehicle on a road at 6:30 a.m. More
Man tries to take photo of beaver; it kills him A fisherman in Belarus was bitten to death by a beaver, and all he was doing was trying to take its picture, Sky News reports. The man spotted the beaver while fishing with friends at Lake Shestakov, but as he approached to take a photograph, the beaver bit him on the thigh. More
Sabres snap Penguins' 15-game win streak The Pittsburgh Penguins' run at a record-breaking streak is over. Playing without injured star Sidney Crosby, the Penguins fell to the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Tuesday night to end their 15-game winning streak. More
Game of Thrones premiere sets piracy record HBO's mythical drama "Game of Thrones" set a record for modern-day piracy after its Sunday night premiere, as viewers around the globe scrambled to watch the season 3 debut episode that aired on the premium cable network. More
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Commonwealth Bank posts $8 billion annual profit SYDNEY (AP) — Commonwealth Bank of Australia, one of the nation's largest lenders, has posted a 13 percent increase in annual profit to 8.6 billion Australian dollars ... gradual increases in consumer spending and demand for credit from businesses ... 08/12/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Link
Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark LOS ANGELES — Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs, cats, canaries, guppies and the like, the American Pet Products Association said in a ... 03/2/2012 - 11:58 am | View Link
Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark LOS ANGELES (AP) — Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs, cats, canaries, guppies and the like, the American Pet Products Association said in ... 03/1/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Military budget of the United States The military budget is that portion of the discretionary United States federal budget that is allocated to the Department of Defense, or more broadly, the portion of ... 08/29/2014 - 2:32 am | View Website
Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics U.S. Pet Industry Spending Figures & Future Outlook. The following s pending statistics are gathered by APPA from various market reseach sources and are not included ... 08/28/2014 - 10:00 pm | View Website
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate "some unusual activity" related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank AG's Asset & Wealth Management division said on Tuesday it has opened a private bank in Dallas with two former JP Morgan Private Bank executives at the helm. The move is part of a global push to increase the German bank's financial adviser base by 15 percent in the next three years.
LONDON (Reuters) - General Electric , UK engineer IMI and buyout funds CVC and First Reserve are preparing binding offers for Italian valve maker Petrolvalves, sources familiar with the situation said. Industry rival Emerson Electric Co , described by one source as a "motivated" bidder, could also participate in the final round of the auction, launched earlier this year by the Candiani family which wants to sell its majority stake.