Day: May 3, 2017

National Australia Bank posted a 2.3 percent rise in interim cash earnings Thursday and swung back into net profit after offloading loss-making British banking operations.The lender’s cash profit in the six months to March 31, the financial industry’s …

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out his plans Wednesday for tackling world issues including the standoff with North Korea, which he called the most urgent challenge the United States has to deal with.”Three months after taking over the State Depa…

Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the vision for his presidential library in Chicago, a modern, $500 million project he hopes will be a training ground for future leaders housed in the city that launched his career. Speaking on the city’s south side n…

US telecom giant Verizon has won the right to stream a National Football League game from London in September, expanding the online presence for professional American football games.Terms were not announced, but The Wall Street Journal reported Verizon…

Tesla said Wednesday that revenues more than doubled in the past quarter compared with a year ago, as the electric carmaker prepared for production of its new mass-market vehicle.In its update for the first quarter Tesla said its Model 3 development “i…

Facebook on Wednesday reported its quarterly profit jumped just over $3 billion as its ranks of monthly users closed in on two billion.The leading social network said it made a profit of $3.06 billion on $8.03 billion in revenue in the first three mont…

World number one Lydia Ko and Thailand’s third-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn are among the top seeds for the LPGA Lorena Ochoa Match Play event that tees off here Thursday.South Korean-born New Zealander Ko, who withdrew from last week’s LPGA Texas Shootout …

The Eagles have sued a “Hotel California” in Mexico, saying the owners falsely insinuated an association with the band’s famous song.The country-rooted rockers, whose hits from the 1970s make them among the top-selling bands of all time, asked the Hote…

The US Justice Department said Wednesday it has decided not to bring charges in the videotaped police killing last year of Alton Sterling, a black man whose fatal shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana fuelled nationwide protests.The decision marked the fi…

Brad Pitt has admitted heavy drinking helped ruin his marriage and revealed he is teetotal and in therapy in his first interview since his shock split from Angelina Jolie.Jolie, 41, filed for divorce in September, citing irreconcilable differences. She…