The Syrian regime’s relentless assault on the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus has spared little, targeting not only hospitals and markets, but also medical rescuers and their families.Residents and medical workers describe the offensive, backed by Russian airstrikes, as a war of extermination meant to bring the suburb to its knees and force its unconditional surrender.
has agreed to terminate its sale to a Chinese group, citing difficulty in securing federal approval for the $580 million deal.-based Xcerra, which provides testing technology for semiconductors and electronics, said that “despite our best efforts to secure approval, it has become evident that” the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.
While success takes hard work and persistence, luck also plays a major role, says Warren Buffett's longtime business partner Charlie Munger.While you can be the most deserving and intelligent person, "there's also a factor of luck that comes into this thing," he says.
Shares of tech behemoths Amazon AMZN and Netflix NFLX are surging this year.The stocks, up a respective 27 percent and 45 percent in 2018, both just hit all-time highs, and some market watchers see one as the clear pick.
Feb.22 -- Chad Anderson, Space Angels chief executive officer, discusses the latest SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch and the state of U.
The day after the incident, Bloomberg, a long-time advocate for tighter firearm regulations, urged citizens to take action and "demand common-sense solutions to the gun violence crisis.As Everytown notes on its site, "Every day, 96 Americans are killed by gun violence.
The Las Vegas Strip appears to have had a pretty weak fourth quarter and that more than offset gains in Macau.The Las Vegas Strip struggled to end 2017Digging into the numbers, you get a picture of why MGM Resorts had an underwhelming quarter in what seemed to be a favorable operating environment.
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Right there in the Q4 2017 earnings press release is the major reason investors flock to Verizon Communications Inc.23, I provided a lukewarm endorsement of Verizon stock.
The FBI’s college basketball probe first broke about five months ago.Ten men, including coaches and agents, were arrested on conspiracy charges.
Gone: Raj Nair, a rising star who led Ford's important North American operation, was abruptly ousted on Wednesday for "inappropriate behavior," Ford said.Image source: Ford Motor Company.
While high-level members of the North Korean delegation will also be present at the event, White House officials have asserted that Trump’s trip is not intended to facilitate a meeting with the North Koreans.Instead, Trump reportedly plans to focus on reaffirming U.
To do this, you also need to know how much you can expect from Social Security.With that in mind, here's what your Social Security benefit might be if you earn $100,000 per year.
If Pfizer chooses to go big, I suspect the most likely acquisition candidate is Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY).Sales for Bristol-Myers Squibb's older HIV and hepatitis B drugs are also declining.
Neanderthals, once considered the low-brows of human evolution, may have been among the world’s first artists, creating cave paintings long before modern humanity arrived on the scene, scientists reported in two new studies Thursday.Although these primitive cousins of humankind mastered fire and made tools, most archaeologists have assumed until now that they lacked the cognitive capacity for artistic expression, unlike early humans who painted vivid images of lions, rhinos and other animals on cave walls.
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Prime Minister Theresa May’s bid for a special deal risks a strategic loss for U.K.
fell 50% on Thursday after the company behind the “Angry Birds” mobile-gaming franchise showed its revenue growth is losing steam as it struggles to attract and retain new players.On Thursday, the Finland-based company said its fourth-quarter revenue grew 17% from a year earlier but came in well below analysts’ expectations.
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Photographer: Michael Nagle/BloombergEthiopia’s ruling party could choose the leader of the protest-hit Oromia region as its next chairman, a step toward succeeding Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, a party official said.“There is nothing institutional, moral or legal that stands in the way of Lemma becoming chairman,” Getachew said in the capital, Addis Ababa.
The Marvel Studios movie has broken several box office records since its U.It earned around $242 million over the President's Day weekend — the second highest four-day haul in domestic movie history, according to Marvel.