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Business Published: May 24, 2016
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U.S. new home sales soar in April, blowing through forecasts

Sales of new homes surged in April, a sign that builders are stepping up as demand for housing remains robust.
Ralph McLaughlin
Ralph McLaughlin Jonathan Smoke
Jonathan Smoke Ryan Sweet
Moody's Analytics
Ryan Sweet +9
Business Published: May 24, 2016
10 minutes ago

Feds : 5 arrested, accused of posing as IRS agents.J

Russell George heads the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration office.
J. Russell George
J. Russell George Pete Roskam
Republican Party, Illinois
Pete Roskam David Bossie
Citizens United
David Bossie +2
Business Published: May 24, 2016
10 minutes ago

Snyder declares `'state of energy emergency"

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder issued a state of energy emergency on Tuesday because of ongoing problems with a major product pipeline and an unexpected outage at Marathon's Detroit refinery.
Rick Snyder
Governor of Michigan
Rick Snyder Patrick DeHaan
GasBuddy Organization
Patrick DeHaan Susan Hiltz
AAA Michigan
Susan Hiltz +3
Business Published: May 24, 2016
11 minutes ago

Cinepolis to invest Rs 400 cr, add 160 screens across India

Mexican multiplex chain Cinepolis will invest Rs 400 crore to open 160 cinema screens across the country by the end of next year.
Javier Sotomayor
Cinepolis India
Javier Sotomayor Ashish Shukla
Cinepolis India
Ashish Shukla Harsh Bansal
Unity One
Harsh Bansal +2
Health Published: May 24, 2016
11 minutes ago

JAMA first to report rampant off-label antidepressant prescribing

Antidepressants didn't get to be the third-most commonly prescribed medication in the United States for nothing.
Jenna Wong
McGill University
Jenna Wong Mark Olfson
Columbia University
Mark Olfson Norman Sussman
NYU Langone Medical Center
Norman Sussman +2
US Published: May 24, 2016
9 minutes ago

Turkey Links Texas Charter Schools to Dissident

Lawyers for the government of Turkey filed a complaint with Texas officials that accuses a Houston-based charter school system of discriminatory hiring practices and of having ties to an influential Turkish dissident.
Robert Amsterdam
Amsterdam & Partners
Robert Amsterdam Soner Tarim
Harmony Public Schools
Soner Tarim Joshua Hendrick
Loyola University
Joshua Hendrick +7
Business Published: May 24, 2016
20 minutes ago

Portuguese suitor makes last-minute bid for BHS

A consortium led by a former Mothercare director is thought to be the frontrunner to rescue BHS.
Simon Walker
Simon Walker Anthony Gutman
Goldman Sachs Group
Anthony Gutman Paul Budge
Paul Budge +3
US Published: May 24, 2016
40 minutes ago

Hurricane season 2016 : Forecasters watching Atlantic disturbance

The Atlantic Ocean could be gearing up for an active hurricane season, meaning North American residents may want to pay attention.
Rick Knabb
National Hurricane Center
Rick Knabb Max Mayfield
National Hurricane Center
Max Mayfield National Hurricane Center National Hurricane Center +2
US Published: May 24, 2016
52 minutes ago

Ex-cop Drew Peterson admitted killing missing wife

Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he's accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburban Chicago police officer discussed selling drugs in Mexico if he gets out of prison.
James Glasgow
James Glasgow Lucas Liefer
Lucas Liefer +3
India Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

UP Governor defends Bajrang Dal camp

Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik kicked up a storm on Tuesday by saying he has "no objection against" the Bajrang Dal's arms training camps that are being held in the state.
Ram Naik
Ram Naik Amarnath Agarwal
Amarnath Agarwal Vijay Bahadur Pathak
Vijay Bahadur Pathak +1
US Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

Trial Begins for Alabama House Speaker

The speaker of Alabama's House goes on trial later this week facing a barrage of ethics charges.
Natalie Davis
Birmingham Southern College
Natalie Davis Mike Hubbard Boulevard
Mike Hubbard Boulevard Matt Hart
Alabama Attorney General's Office of Special Prosecutions
Matt Hart +1
Science Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

SpaceX targets July for next land landing

Commercial space companies have packed the docket on Florida's Space Coast as United Launch Alliance and SpaceX prepare to make it three rocket launches in a month from Cape Canaveral.
Charles Bolden
Charles Bolden Justin Karl
Daytona Beach's Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Justin Karl Lisa Colloredo
Commercial Crew Program
Lisa Colloredo +5
Science Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

Explaining Sea Ice Differences at Earth's Poles

Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occurring in the Arctic Ocean ?
T.J. Fudge
University of Washington
T.J. Fudge Son Nghiem
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Son Nghiem Eric Steig
University of Washington
Eric Steig +1
US Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

Gun auction reveals real George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman is down a gun, but up a reported $250, 000 after recently selling the weapon involved in the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida.
Denny Honeycutt
Main Street Capital
Denny Honeycutt Todd Underwood
United Gun Group
Todd Underwood Jeff Posey
Jeff Posey +14
Health Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

GlaxoSmithKline lung study shows positive results

GlaxoSmithKline's new inhaled medicine Breo proved significantly better than standard care in a large British study that tested it in everyday use, providing a fillip for the product after the failure of another big trial in 2015.
Richard Parkes
Deutsche Bank
Richard Parkes Patrick Vallance
Patrick Vallance Eric Dube
Eric Dube +3
US Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

Cal Harris acquitted in 4th trial in wife's death

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. -- A wealthy man on trial for a fourth time since his estranged wife disappeared in 2001 was found not guilty of murder Tuesday.
Bruce Barket
Garden City
Bruce Barket Kirk Martin
Kirk Martin +2
US Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

Obama 'strongly supports ' chemical overhaul bill

The House is set to pass a bipartisan bill that would for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxic chemicals in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.
Barbara Boxer
Democratic Party
Barbara Boxer Jim Inhofe
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Jim Inhofe David Vitter
US Republican Party
David Vitter +7
Business Published: May 24, 2016
11 minutes ago

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces spinoff as earnings meet Street

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said on Tuesday it plans to spin off and merge its enterprise services business with Computer Sciences Corp.
Meg Whitman
Meg Whitman Mike Lawrie
Mike Lawrie Crawford Del Prete
International Data Corporation
Crawford Del Prete +13
Entertainment Published: May 24, 2016
2 hours ago

5 Ways to Celebrate Bob Dylan's 75th Birthday

Bob Dylan is 75 today, and we'd like to wish him a very happy birthday.
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Sean Wilentz
Princeton University
Sean Wilentz Lee-La Baum
Damn Truth
Lee-La Baum +4
US Published: May 24, 2016
45 minutes ago

Management shake-up at TSA not likely to ease security lines

Transportation Security Administration agents work at a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday in Newark, N.J.
Barack Obama
USA Presidency
Barack Obama Jason Chaffetz
House Oversight Committee, Republican Party, Utah
Jason Chaffetz Jeh Johnson
House Homeland Security Committee
Jeh Johnson +11
US Published: May 24, 2016
46 minutes ago

Sanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvass

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign requested a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote.
Hillary Clinton
Democratic Party, US
Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders
Democratic Party, US
Bernie Sanders Michael Briggs
Michael Briggs +3
Tech Published: May 24, 2016
2 hours ago

Huawei sues Samsung over patents

Huawei is suing its tech rival Samsung over claims that its patents have been infringed.
William Plummer
Huawei Technologies
William Plummer Ding Jianxing
Huawei's Intellectual Property Rights Department
Ding Jianxing Ilya Kazi
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
Ilya Kazi +2
Business Published: May 24, 2016
2 hours ago

Vice Lays Off Staff, Promotes Josh Tyrangiel to Head News

Vice Media has promoted Josh Tyrangiel to oversee news operations across the company and announced several employees have been laid off on Tuesday.
Hadas Gold
Hadas Gold Harriet Salem
Vice News
Harriet Salem Politico Politico +2
Business Published: May 24, 2016
2 hours ago

Toyota is investing in Uber

Toyota releases more details on its partnership with Uber.
Emil Michael
Emil Michael Shigeki Tomoyama
Toyota Motor
Shigeki Tomoyama Toyota Financial Services Toyota Financial Services +2
World Published: May 24, 2016
3 hours ago

Shaken Austrian government pledges action on asylum after far-right surge

Austria's centrist government, shaken by a far-right near-victory in an election for president, pledged on Tuesday to take measures on asylum for migrants and to boost security in an effort to win back voters.
Manuel Valls
French Government
Manuel Valls Jean-Claude Juncker
European Commission
Jean-Claude Juncker Matteo Salvini
Northern League Party, Italy
Matteo Salvini +12
Entertainment Published: May 24, 2016
Just published

Nielsens : CBS wins TV season

CBS is poised to win the season-long viewers 18-49 title, supplanting the 2014-2015 winner, NBC, atop the broadcast pile.
Dana Walden
Dana Walden Angus Ross
Seven Network
Angus Ross Leslie Moonves
Leslie Moonves +3
India Published: May 24, 2016
22 minutes ago

Snapdeal product chief Anand Chandrasekaran quits

The chief product officer of e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal, Anand Chandrasekaran, has quit the company to start his own entrepreneurial venture.
Anand Chandrasekaran
Anand Chandrasekaran Rohit Bansal
Rohit Bansal Punit Soni
Punit Soni +2
India Published: May 24, 2016
6 minutes ago

Syria conflict : IS 'destroyed helicopters ' at Russian base

An entire Russian helicopter unit based in Syria was wiped out in an Islamic State attack, satellite images appear to suggest.
Vladimir Putin
Russian Federation
Vladimir Putin Igor Konashenkov
Defense Ministry, Russia
Igor Konashenkov Michael Fallon
U.K. Defense Secretary
Michael Fallon +7
Business Published: May 24, 2016
1 hour ago

Halfords acquires Swansea-based cycling firms in a # 18.4 m deal

Swansea-based online premium bike retailer Tredz and sister bike replacement to the insurance sector firm Wheelies Direct, have been acquired by Halfords in a # 18.4 m deal.
Jill McDonald
Halfords Group
Jill McDonald Simon Marsden
Gambit Corporate Finance
Simon Marsden Keith Jones
Halfords Group
Keith Jones +2
Health Published: May 24, 2016
3 hours ago

Violations found at nearly 80 percent of public swimming pools

Just ahead of Memorial Day, when public swimming pools around the country will begin to open for the season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released a troubling report that may give some swimmers pause.
Robert Glatter
Lenox Hill Hospital
Robert Glatter Beth Bell
CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Beth Bell Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention +3