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With Split Looming, Alcoa Reports Worse-Than-Expected Quarter

Alcoa, less than a month away from splitting itself in two, reported worse-than-expected earnings growth in the latest quarter as lower alumina pricing and changes to aerospace delivery schedules dented revenue.
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Bulgaria ranks 22nd in the world in terms of wine production with 1.3 million hectolitres, showed a report of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine. In spite of the bad year for several of t
Samsung’s recent smartphone woes have been immortalised in a case available online.
Kenya Commercial Bank has termed as inaccurate information about data breach in of its system.
Kenya Commercial Bank has termed as inaccurate information about data breach in of its system.
NJSC Naftogaz Ukrainy from November 1 will raise the price of gas for industrial customers on a prepayment basis by 16.3 percent (by Hr 1,037), to Hr 7,380 per 1,000 cubic meters (including VAT). Acco
U.S. stocks veered lower in early trading Friday as investors pored through earnings from General Electric, McDonald’s and other big companies. Energy stocks were down the most as crude oil pri
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is investing $50 million in New Dada, China’s largest online grocery and logistics company, as it moves to strengthen its foothold in the nation’s fiercely compet
For Ecuador, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has become the worst kind of guest: he makes messes he doesn’t clean up, he spills secrets, he meddles, and there’s no telling when he will le
DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors has plans to get into the ride-hailing and sharing businesses. The company hinted at the venture earlier this week when it announced that all of its car
Due to a significant increase in the number of attacks over the past two weeks, particularly in the Mariupol sector, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr
The Washington Post has leveled accusations of “historical fraud” at Fox News host Bill O’Reilly over a scene in his book Killing Reagan. reported that Post blogger Erik
Bengal scored a first innings total of 404 before reducing Punjab to 168 for four at stumps on day two of their Group A Ranji Trophy encounter here. Starting the day on 332 for five, overnight ba
India and the US are likely to sign an agreement for the purchase of 145 American Ultra-Light Howitzers, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, this fiscal, the first deal for artillery guns since the Bofors sca
MSLTA have decided to host a USD 10,000 ITF women's event along with ATP Challenger for which newly-crowned national champion Vishnu Vardhan and Siddarth Rawat have been awarded wild cards. The o
BSF today said it had killed 7 personnel of Pakistani Rangers and a terrorist while retaliating to a ceasefire violation on the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir in which on
On a day when the government announced the final contours of the ambitious regional connectivity scheme, SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh today said the government could look at other ways to fund it rather
A 28-year-old man was arrested here today on charges of cheating and refusing to marry a woman, with whom he was in love for the last five years, police said. Shanthi(30) of Kuniyamuthur and Hemant M
The world’s leading maritime nations are leaning toward setting rules next week to cut pollution-causing sulfur from oceangoing vessels’ fuel by more than 85% in 2020.
Several websites including Twitter and Tumblr were unreachable for many internet users Friday morning following an online attack.
Geoff ZiezulewiczWASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K King Stallion helicopter has completed its two-week initial operational period, the Navy announced this week.
Over 60,000 flower farm workers across the country are set to benefit from a 25 per cent salary increase.
Over 60,000 flower farm workers across the country are set to benefit from a 25 per cent salary increase.
Rehabilitation, the main option for getting back on track, can return borrowers to delinquency because of “needless red tape,” a new report finds.
Former Medical Council of India (MCI) chief Ketan Desai, who faced allegations of corruption, was today appointed as the president of the World Medical Association (WMA), triggering a controversy. A
The average income of a farmer's family in West Bengal has almost doubled due to a slew of measures initiated by the state government, an official said today. The state also leads in terms of farm me
When brokers try to sell a product like a securities-backed loan, they aren’t being charitable. They are trying to make money.
Tightening its noose around the embattled BCCI, the Supreme Court today choked funds to the state associations till its top boss Anurag Thakur and the units "undertake to implement" the Lodha committe
Delhi government and the University of Chicago today announced three winners of the competition "Urban Labs Innovation Challenge: Delhi" that sought to explore innovative ways to reduce pollution in t
A vegetable vendor was killed and another injured today when their motorcycle was hit by a overspeeding DTC bus from behind in southwest Delhi. Arjun (20) and Suresh (35) were returning after buying
In yet another reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government today transferred eight IPS officers including several district police chiefs. Prominent among those transferred included Commandant PAC, Moradabad,
Longtime Free Press sports columnist Drew Sharp has died, according to the paper’s president        
When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton “such a nasty woman” during this week’s presidential debate, many people said it was yet another blunder that would hurt him with women voter
The National Human Rights Commission today said it is still awaiting the response of the Jammu and Kashmir government to the notice issued to it in July on the basis of media reports over the unrest i
A brother and sister were killed and four others injured in a road accident near Jamalpur village on Delhi-Amritsar National Highway today. The incident occurred when the victims' car rammed into a s

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