Avon escapes board makeover, cuts deal with hedge fund

Wilting beauty products company Avon Products said an investor group led by Barington Capital has agreed to withdraw its bid to elect two opposing candidates to the company’s board in

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Why more and more in U.S. are returning to work

Hundreds of thousands of Americans are streaming back into an improving labor market as employers raise wages and hire less skilled job candidates to cope with an intensifying worker shortage. The portion of the U.S. population working or looking for

Battle over big energy infrastructure heats up

Building electric power lines across long distances and state boundaries can be a daunting task for developers, as the best-laid plans can go awry over local opposition. That was the case for an independent transmission company called Clean Line Energy

Stocks close slightly higher; Dow, S&P up 0.1%

Wall Street kicked off the new week with very modest gains as investors brace for a slew of economic reports, including a key jobs report Friday, that could shed fresh light on the health of the economy and provide clues

Yellen: Fed to move ‘cautiously’ on rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday the central bank will move cautiously as it weighs interest rate hikes in light of a weak global economy and stubbornly low inflation, raising questions about whether policymakers will make a move this

SunEdison shares tumble 55% on bankruptcy filing fears

Shares of renewable power firm SunEdison plummeted 55% Tuesday as it teetered on the edge of bankruptcy amid slumping oil prices and swirling questions over the company’s accounting practices. SunEdison faces a “substantial risk” of bankruptcy, according to the U.S.

Yellen’s speech in New York pulls stocks out of early dive

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index both closed at 2016 highs Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pulled stocks out of an early slump when she said the central bank will move cautiously on

Consumer spending posts scant Feb. increase, personal income growth slows

U.S. consumer spending posted a tiny gain for the third straight month in February while income growth slowed sharply. Consumer spending edged up 0.1% in February, matching similar lackluster gains in January and December, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Personal

FBI hacks into terrorist’s iPhone without Apple

Although the government officially withdrew from its battle against Apple Monday, many observers sense the tech privacy war is just getting started. “This lawsuit may be over, but the Constitutional and privacy questions it raised are not,” Congressman Darrell Issa

Workers, firms differ on $15 minimum wage

A plan to increase California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 has opened the biggest fault lines yet between advocates of higher pay and critics who say it kills jobs and raises prices for consumers. Proponents say the Golden

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Entertainment

HBO Now available for Verizon subscribers

The new standalone streaming service HBO NOW is now available to Verizon broadband customers and coming to wireless subscribers, too. And HBO content will also be on board with Verizon’s

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Mario, Nintendo kin jumping into theme parks

While the famed Japanese creator of Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong spent most of his trip to last week’s Electronic

‘Jurassic’ stomps to No. 1 for second week

Jurassic World continues to chomp into all-time records. The dinosaur blockbuster roared to No. 1 and $102 million in its

New ‘Captain America’ has all-star cast

The Hulk is probably sad right now since he’s one of the only Avengers not in Captain America: Civil War.

‘Furious 7′ is No. 1 for third straight week

Furious 7 continues to roll at the box office, cruising to victory for the third weekend in a row with

Green Day, Ringo rock Hall of Fame ceremony

When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies return here every few years to the hall’s spiritual and

‘Furious 7′ revs up record-breaking weekend

Furious 7 didn’t just race to the top of the box office — it lapped the competition. The latest installment

SXSW: Thousands of gigs later, festival is a wrap

Over the last week here, more than 2,200 bands and artists performed more than 3,000 gigs in music halls, bars

‘It Follows’: Box office curse will only grow

t’s best to be on the lookout for It Follows. The new horror film by director David Robert Mitchell made

HBO documentary star Durst facing legal morass

The legal morass of HBO documentary subject Robert Durst promised to get more complicated Tuesday as the wealthy eccentric faced

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Feds promote artificial turf as safe despite health concerns

Lead levels high enough to potentially harm children have been found in artificial turf used at thousands of schools, playgrounds and day-care centers across the country, yet two federal agencies

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Workers ‘squeezed’ by health insurance costs

Even when there’s good news for health insurance prices, workers still can’t catch a break. A slow-down in growth of

Shire to buy NPS for $5.2 billion

The pharmaceutical buying binge continues globally in 2015. Shire PLC, an Irish-based drugmaker, has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based NPS

McDonald’s tests healthy cafe

Even Ronald McDonald might have to do a double-take in this place. Yes, it’s run by McDonald’s, but this recently-opened

Medtronic in $43B deal for Ireland’s Covidien

The United States medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced on Sunday night that the company has agreed to buy Ireland-based competitor

Obama says EPA carbon rules will help boost health, economy

The President of the United States, Barack Obama, has said that his administration’s proposal to limit the power plant emissions,

scientist ask to withdraw stem cell studies

Scientist who claimed to have had a massive breakthrough in the study of stem cells have asked to withdraw their

nobel in physiology or medicine won by 3 us-based scientists

New York, October 08 (News-Light.com) – The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been won by three US-based scientists

nobel in physiology or medicine won by 3 us-based scientists

New York, October 08 (News-Light.com) – The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been won by three US-based scientists

nobel in physiology or medicine won by 3 us-based scientists

New York, October 08 (News-Light.com) – The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been won by three US-based scientists

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Tech & Science

NASA finds evidence of recent flowing water on Mars

A NASA spacecraft circling Mars has found evidence of flowing water on the Red Planet’s surface — and in our time, not in some dim and more verdant past. New data reveal that Earth’s close neighbor boasts multiple seeps of

The world is skating on thin ice

The race to claim stakes in the melting Arctic is heating up. That’s because a quarter of the world’s energy reserves are at play Standing 12,000 feet high and stretching more than 1,000 miles, the Lomonosov Ridge very well might

Scientists Explain Key Wrinkle in Moon’s Formation

How did our moon come to be? The dominant theory holds that it broke off of the Earth when another planet collided with ours, about 4.5 billion years ago. But if that’s the case, it seems suspicious to scientists that

Science Just Got Closer to Elephant-Mammoth Hybrid

For the first time since the woolly mammoth went extinct, its genes are working again, Popular Science reports. Sure, it’s only in a lab; woolly mammoths haven’t wandered the planet for about 4,000 years. But the effort at Harvard has

The Future of Clinical Development Discussed on Award Winning Show

PRA Health Sciences Works to Bring Drugs to Market to Improve Lives Boca Raton, FL – March 12, 2015 — Bringing drugs to market isn’t easy. It is time consuming, expensive and finding patients to participate in clinical trials can

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Press Release

2016’s Newest Android RK3229 Android 5.1 TV Box DOLAMEE D5 Awaiting Reviewers

The just unveiled DOLAMEE D5 supports [email protected] video hard decoding, H.265 10-bit and AVS+, etc. This model is called as a true 4K TV Box with 64-bit SOC. Now, DOLAMEE company is recruiting reviewers for its new model. Those who

Steven D. Jackson’s Upcoming Poetry Collection, ‘Dark Ages Engraved’, Reminds Us of the True Life We Miss

August 31, 2016 – All of us are alive today, but how many are truly ‘living’, in the fullest and most wholesome meaning of this term? Art and especially poetry is best suited to answer such questions and show us

Find the Best Jobs in China with LaowaiCareer

China – 31st Aug, 2016 – Gone are the days when job seekers printed a resume on high-quality paper and mailed it to a potential employer. Today, many recruiters rely completely on social media networks and job boards. So how

Romancing Williamsburg Bridal Expo Arrives Sunday, Oct. 23

South Eastern Virginia – 31st Aug, 2016 – When it comes to planning the big day, there’s no better place to start than the Romancing Williamsburg Bridal Expo being held at the Great Wolf Lodge on Sunday, Oct. 23 from

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