Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Black Workers See Fastest Wage Growth in More Than 15 Years More than seven years after the recession ended, black workers’ earnings are accelerating sharply. Median usual weekly earnings for full-time black workers rose 9.8% in the third quarter from a year earlier, the fastest rate of growth on records back to ... 10/23/2016 - 5:04 am | View Link
MEA also contributed to 53% FDI growth: Sushma Swaraj Indore: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that the role of her ministry is undergoing transformation, as apart from diplomatic functions, now it is also acting as a catalyst to national development. Addressing the closing ceremony of ... 10/23/2016 - 4:55 am | View Link
In Gettysburg, We Need the Pro-Life, Pro-Growth, King-Dollar Donald Trump The Trump campaign has announced that the candidate will deliver a major speech in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, October 22. He will present his closing arguments for American voters, outlining the steps he will take in his first 100 days ... 10/23/2016 - 4:51 am | View Link
The trade, ambassadors, Disney: Wayne Gretzky on growth of Sun Belt hockey TORONTO — In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s Centennial Season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the final part of a four-part series entitled THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE ... 10/23/2016 - 4:48 am | View Link
HCL Tech bets on acquisitions to drive growth Country's fourth largest IT services firm HCL Technologies is aggressively looking at acquisition opportunities in areas like engineering and R&D services as well as digital technologies to drive growth. 10/23/2016 - 4:42 am | View Link
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(TOKYO) — Two apparent explosions hit the Japanese city of Utsunomiya back-to-back Sunday, killing one person and injuring three others in what police are viewing as a possible suicide.
Japanese media reports suggest that the victim, believed to be a 72-year-old former military officer, may have set his house on fire, blown up his car in a public parking lot and then blown himself up in a nearby park.
A note found in the clothing of the badly burned victim included the name of the former officer, Japanese broadcaster NHK and other media reported.
Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest, has died at the age of 77.
Tabei, a mountaineer who reached the summit of the world’s highest peak in 1975, died of cancer on Thursday, according to Japanese public broadcaster NHK. She was 35 when she reached the 29,000 foot summit of Mount Everest.
Tabei didn’t stop climbing after Everest, later summiting the highest peaks in more than 70 countries.
(MADRID) — Spain’s Socialist party says it will stop blocking the conservative Popular Party from forming a minority government, ending the country’s nearly 10-month political impasse.
Members of the Socialists’ federal committee announced after meeting Sunday that they would abstain from voting against acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy during a confidence vote in Parliament.
The committee voted 139 to 96 in favor of the abstention, a decision that should prevent a third election.
Two inconclusive elections since last December left Rajoy in charge of a caretaker government.