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FI-OBAMA-052009_26Sep14.jpg While a majority of Hispanics continue to approve of President Barack Obama's job performance, the results of a Gallup poll show the president's approval rating among the ethnic group has fallen sharply.
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Seanhaugh-092914.jpg With incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Republican challenger Thom Tillis running nearly neck-and-neck in the North Carolina Senate race, the results of a new CNN/ORC International survey suggest that the race could be decided by the number of votes for Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh.
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EurozoneEconomicConfidence-092914.jpgEurozone economic confidence weakened to a 10-month low in September as consumers and retailers turned more cautious suggesting that the region hardly recovered from a flat performance in the second quarter. The economic sentiment index dropped to 99.9, in line with forecast, from 100.6 in August, survey results from the European Commission showed Monday.
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Black mothers who choose to not breastfeed may be at a higher risk of breast cancer than those who do, according to research conducted at Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, surveyed data on nearly 3,700 black breast cancer patients.
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Bay Street is likely to open lower Tuesday, hurt by a disappointing Canadian GDP report for July and a none too encouraging reading on Chinese manufacturing activity in August. According to Statistics Canada, economic growth was stagnant in July compared to the previous month, with annual growth falling...
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Plumbing and heating products distributor Wolseley Plc. reported Tuesday a surge in fiscal 2014 profit, benefited by the absence of a prior year charge as well as growth in revenues from ongoing businesses. The company also announced higher dividend for the year, as well as a 250 million pounds share buyback programme.
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Mango, one of the most popular tropical fruits, is said to be an excellent source of fiber, copper as well as vitamins C, A, folate and B6. Widely known in India as the King of Fruits, mango has many health benefits associated with it.
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Though there are always a couple of releases from earlier in the year that maintain a little awards season buzz (like this year's "Boyhood"), the fall and early portion of winter tend to have most of the top contenders of the year.
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Greece's manufacturing activity expanded in August, after declining in the previous month, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. Seasonally adjusted Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 50.1 in August from 48.7 in July. This marked the highest reading in three...
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