THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who are active in local community groups may have slightly sharper mental skills at the age of 50, a new study suggests. British researchers said their findings build ...

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The United Nations Security Council has launched a new website section to keep an eye on North Korea coal exports. The site monitors exports of coal from North Korea in real time, in order to ...

LONDON: Investment banking fees fell 7 percent worldwide in 2016, dragged down by a 23 percent fall in equity capital market (ECM) fees, Thomson Reuters data showed on Wednesday, raising the pressure on banking giants ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet says. It said that about 10 per cent of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may also help preserve brain health of older adults, new research suggests. Researchers in Scotland examined the brain volume of hundreds ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests.About 10% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to traffic, the study ...

Inside EVs is almost finished posting the tallies for December U.S. EV sales, which in turn give us the year-end volumes. The numbers are solid, representing a strong reversal of last year’s slight decline. 2014 stood ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Want to cut your chances for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias? A new study suggests that picking a home far from major roadways might help. The Canadian study found ...

New York City recorded the smallest number of shootings and the fewest overall crimes of the modern era in 2016, the NYPD reported on Wednesday.  There were 998 shootings in the city last year, the police said, a 12 ...

Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Wednesday said 2016 was its best year for Canadian sales since 1989, fueled by demand for pickup trucks and SUVs, while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCHA.MI) reported a 4 percent decline in sales ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 -- The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may also help preserve brain health of older adults, new research suggests. Researchers in Scotland examined the brain volume of hundreds of older adults ...

Macy's shares tumbled more than 9 percent after the market's close Wednesday after it posted disappointing holiday sales and released the locations of 68 of the 100 stores it plans to close as it looks to turn around ...

Sales of new cars and trucks in the United States likely set new records for December and the full year, automakers said on Wednesday, and investors bid up shares in the sector as strong consumer confidence and stable ...

Investors in Ghana have started abandoning treasury bills following the continuous decline in TBill rates. Most of the investors are now exploring other investment facilities. At the beginning of 2016, the Treasury ...

As crude oil prices remained above the $50 per barrel mark for most of December, the oilfield services industry seems to have entered the year 2017 with a lot of optimism. With more than a 25% decline in the global ...

Many look forward to 2017 as an end to the worst year ever, but for the financial market, things weren’t quite as terrible in 2016 as they were for, say, celebrities. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) neared a ...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing activity expanded for the fourth straight month in December, as new orders and production jumped in a positive sign for economic growth. The Institute for Supply Management says ...

The contraction in November this year is the second biggest fall in the current financial year. If investment proposals are anything to go by, corporate sentiment was badly hit in November.  Data from the Department ...

Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge browsers may be near the bottom of their unprecedented crash in user share, measurements published Sunday show. Analytics vendor Net Applications reported that the user share ...

Credit: Reinart Toerien/EWN     Article by Gia Nicolaides State-owned power utility Eskom says it is planning to hold a meeting with one of its biggest coal suppliers, Exxaro, about its decline in black ...