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Patent plaintiffs see way around U.S. Supreme Court ruling

In recent years, a single judge based in Marshall, Texas, oversaw about a quarter of all patent cases nationwide, more than the number handled by all federal ...


Senate confirms Iowa governor as China envoy

Branstad only needed a majority vote. He says Branstad will have his hands full in his new role, but says his personal ties to Chinese President Xi Jinping ...


Kuwait backs call to extend oil output cuts

Signs of a resurgence of oil production in Libya and Nigeria, both OPEC members, has the potential to dampen the cartel's efforts to curb the global oversupply ...


Westpac says bank levy will cost it $260m

In a sign of the banks' campaigns against the tax increasing, both banks also wrote to their hundreds of thousands of shareholders protesting against the levy, ...


All Blacks Sevens humiliated in London

They were losing 21-0 at half-time in the quarter-final but fought back remarkably to secure a 24-1 success before defeating U.S. 19-14 in the semis with a last...


Netanyahu Welcomes US Ambassador Friedman to Jerusalem "Our Eternal Capital"

Israel's Channel 2 reported this exchange occurred after the Trump team rejected a request for Netanyahu to accompany Trump on his visit to the Western Wall...


District closes gap on new school's budget

On a final note, Pude said the last day of school for students is June 1 with the following dismissal times: 11 a.m., middle school; 11:15 a.m. high school; and...


Hackers obtain upcoming 'Pirates of the Carribbean' film

The company's future theatrical release schedule includes "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" this Friday and " Cars 3 " on June 16. Disney d...


Elon Musk posts video of 'electric sled' for tunnel travel

The third video segment is the longest, and shows a test run of "our electric sled" that will go 125 miles per hour through tunnels. Its subscribers Elon...


China, US reach agreement on beef, poultry and natural gas

In the agreement announced by the U.S. Commerce Department, both sides also identified other issues that will require more effort to resolve and achieve progres...


Darren Soto glad Puerto Rico will seek Bankruptcy-like measure under PROMESA

In 1942, the Franklin Roosevelt Administration instituted "Operation Bootstrap", with the goal of transitioning Puerto Rico's largely agrarian economy - seen ...


Rajnath calls for 'unity of purpose' to tackle Naxals

District magistrates and superintendents of police of 35 worst-hit Naxal-affected districts along with heads of paramilitary forces and intelligence agencies ar...


China April exports, imports rise less than expected

The total volume of the bilateral trade in April amounted to $6.59 billion against $5.59 billion year-on-year, an increase of 15 percent. Economists had forecas...


Tyson Fury has delivered the ultimate insult to Anthony Joshua

Klitschko, who held at least one version of the title for 15 years from 2000, took mandatory eight counts both times but was then backed into a corner and force...


Baba Ramdev to launch fast food chain to take on KFC, McDonald's

It plans to double the number of its distributors to 12,000 within a year and employ around five lakh people going forward from one lakh at present. The compa...


Italy gets Google to pay $335 million in tax arrears

The deal will also pave the way for more agreements that Google pays taxes on future income it produces in Italy. Of these, "over 303 million are attributed t...


Day of Prayer Events Planned in Leesburg

Asking for forgiveness and guidance on how to become a more impactful nation is what he and other pastors from surrounding churches as well as local officials p...


Outstanding Leaders in today's market: T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS)

T-Mobile will begin making use of that capacity this year, he said . In the reported quarter, T-Mobile US added net 0.798 branded postpaid phone customers,...


Bank of Japan leaves rates unchanged, says inflation is lagging

The BOJ also revised its outlook on economic growth in 2017-18 amid signs of progress since the start of the year. Most analysts polled by Reuters expect the ...


US Sen. Ed Markey pledges to fight efforts to 'gut' net neutrality

AT&T , for example, was offering free services under its "DirecTV Now" feature, but the Obama administration's FCC sent a letter to the company telling it to st...


Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Q1 net income grew to $1.33 billion

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new position in shares of Honeywell International during the third quarter worth approximately $247,039,000. L...


French election: what you need to know

Claiming to be the candidate of the people, Le Pen said "it is time to liberate the French nation from arrogant elites who want to dictate how it must behave". ...


Lavalin to acquire Atkins

SNC-Lavalin's offer of 2080 pence ($26.66) per share in cash is the same as the indicative offer Atkins disclosed on April 3. The Atkins board approves the deal...


ITC Examining Options For Taj Mansingh Auction

The IHCL in its response had said that it was not clear why NDMC wanted to auction the property when it was giving them the maximum revenue. The apex court ha...


US Treasury's Mnuchin: Trump to order reviews of financial rules

Mnuchin said on Thursday that the review he will present Trump in June will include recommendations for new legislation, changes to regulation, and new executiv...


Indian officials to lose red beacon lights atop their cars

These contrasting moods of anxiety and relief reflect what news of the Union cabinet's decision to remove beacon lights from all vehicles, including that of t...


One dead, three injured in accident near Kashmere Gate ISBT

The police said that they are yet to ascertain whether the driver of the vehicle was 18 years or not. Police said that they received a call around 6.15 am and...


Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emission scandal

Larry Thompson, a deputy attorney general under former President George W. Bush, has been named to lead the independent monitoring team at Volkswagen, Assistant...


Verizon Loses Its Wireless Subscribers, Profits Plunge

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, Verizon announced its profit sunk 20 percent in its first quarter as it lost wireless customers. With the new Verizon Unlimited...


Oil hits 11-day low on expected surge in US shale output

They settled 53c lower at $52,65 a barrel. Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 56 USA cents at US$55.33 at 0618 GMT. ".the large new production capacity...