Snowflakes will return soon to the weather forecast — a welcome sight from the bitter cold temperatures — and early indications show business and snowfall at local ski areas are well above expectations. “I’ve ...

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. Frictions between American intelligence agencies and the incoming administration are worsening.At a Senate committee ...

With a top speed of 209 mph, the three-ton Continental Supersports is the fastest four-seat production car on the planet, and the quickest Bentley ever made, all courtesy of new turbochargers that help the 6-liter W12 ...

Compared to other aspects of our digital revolution, displays often feel like the component that changes the least over time. Sure, we've had higher resolutions, improved brightness and contrast, and now we're finally ...

SINGAPORE: As China´s foreign exchange reserves threaten to tumble below the critical $3 trillion mark, the biggest fear for investors is not whether Beijing can continue to defend the yuan but whether it will set off ...

Applications for jobless benefits plunged to a nearly 44-year low last week, a sign of a healthy labor market. First-time claims for unemployment insurance fell 28,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000, just above the ...

(ABC News Australia) New figures put North America’s legal marijuana “green rush” above the dot-com boom of the early 2000s in terms of industry growth, according to Forbes. North America’s legal marijuana ...

HP EliteBook x360 HP HAS TAKEN the wraps off of the EliteBook x360, a high-end Windows 10 convertible that has Microsoft's Surface Book set in its sights.  Unveiled at CES in Las Vegas, the HP EliteBook x360 (above) ...

TORONTO, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered unique snow and ice formations on Pluto -- formations previously only found in the Andes. The formations are ice ridges known as "penitentes." Penitentes -- or nieves ...

When Canberrans rung in the new year, they farewelled one of the warmest and wettest on record. The Bureau of Meteorology's newly released annual climate summary revealed 2016 was the territory's third hottest year, ...

The construction industry finished 2016 with mixed fortunes – with output rising at the fastest pace in nine months but the weakness of sterling seeing input costs strike their highest in five-and-a-half years. New ...

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. Credit: GCIS     Article by Thando Kubheka As the class of 2016 finally start getting their results from last year's matric exams this morning, Basic Education Minister ...

A bleak festive trading report from Next sent shivers through the high street sector yesterday, as the fashion retailer cut profit forecasts and anticipated a threatening 2017. Next’s shares plunged 14 per cent to ...

Carol Vorderman has launched a petition to get the last surviving Dambuster a knighthood, branding the decision to leave him off the honours list “disgraceful”. George “Johnny” Johnson was part of the Royal Air ...

So there I was in Miami, USA, in the latter part of last November, behind the steering wheel of a new model Porsche 718 Boxster (that is the convertible version of the German automaker's two-seater speedster; the ...

WikiLeaks didn’t waste any time getting to work in the New Year. The anti-secrecy website on Tuesday issued a call for any information about those connected to the outgoing Obama administration destroying records – ...

(CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday, with consumer discretionary and materials leading, as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s December meeting minutes. The Dow Jones industrial average added about ...

Investors were happy to keep snapping up blue chip stocks on Wednesday, while the Australian dollar shrugged off a hawkish edge to the US Federal Reserve minutes to push above US73¢.  A bump in the oil price boosted ...

Australia posted its fourth-hottest year in 2016, driven by record sea-surface temperatures around the nation, in a period marked by frequent extreme events, the Bureau of Meteorology says. Mean temperatures, which ...

Hyderabad:  As many as 170 child labourers working in brick kilns in Yadadri district were on Wednesday rescued by Rachakonda police.The action comes a day after 140 minors working in brick kilns had been ...