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Waymo's self-driving tech spreads to semi trucks

Waymo announced Friday morning that it's beginning a self-driving truck pilot in Atlanta, Georgia. Waymo has been testing the trucks in California and Arizona over the past year. Even though most of those miles were for passenger vehicles, the firm ...

US Likely Gains 220000 Jobs in February

In February, the USA probably has 220,000 new jobs, with the number of unemployed individuals dropping to 4 percent for the first time since the end of 2000. That was down from January's revised pace of 2.8 percent, which had spooked investors becaus...

The richest women billionaires from every country in 2018

He moved up to the 19th global rank on the list of 2,208 billionaires worldwide. Americans lead the way with a record 585 billionaires, followed by mainland China with 373. Next is the biotech entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw at 629 with $3.6 billion...

Father Makes Son Run To School As Punishment For Bullying

He made a decision to film his 10-year-old son running to school in the rain, from the comfort of his vehicle as he followed behind. Thornhill said that his method was so efficient, that his son managed to stay out of trouble. you made a mistake", ...

Lego on the up after first sales and profits fall since 2004

Nevertheless, new CEO Niels Christiansen believes Lego is in better shape than it was a year ago, even though he also admitted he did not like the results. "Households can have too many Lego products and not want more each year", Hudak said. Bu...

US Senate votes 67-32 to begin debate on bank bill

Mike Crapo (R-ID), would amend the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) to allow institutions with less than $10 billion in assets to waive ability-to-repay requirements for certain residential-mortgage loans. Despite the act's intentions, large banking insti...

Polar Capital (POLR) Lifted to "Buy" at Numis Securities

Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) has risen 24.49% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of Mondi plc (LON: MNDI ) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by Davy Research. It improved, as 13 investors sold PDL BioPharma, Inc. s...

Congress tries to mop up extra Rajya Sabha seats amid dipping strength

The AIADMK demanded the constitution of a Cauvery water management board as ordered by the Supreme Court. Before the start of the day's proceedings, BJP members were seen clapping when Mr Modi walked into the House. The latest controversy regardi...

Qualcomm delays shareholder meeting after USA security review order

Washington, DC 20006 Re: CFIUS Case 18-036: Broadcom Limited (Singapore)/ Qualcomm Incorporated Dear Mr. Plotkin and Mr. Kassinger: On January 29, 2018, Qualcomm Incorporated ("Qualconnm") filed a unilateral notice with the Committee on Foreign...

TN BJP leader wants Periyar statue demolished, faces ire

What connection India has with Communists? CPI (M ) state secretary K Balakrishnan, Dravidar Kazhagam leader K Veeramani and pro-Tamil leaders Thol.Thirumavalavan and Seeman also hit out at Raja and demanded action against him. Bharatiya Janata Pa...

Trump Says He's Considering Attending Controversial Jerusalem Embassy Opening

The Palestinians, meanwhile, said Trump's decision on Jerusalem renders the United States an unreliable actor in peace talks. For Netanyahu, however, the Oval Office meeting and address to the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC on Tuesday offer a respite...

Services PMI falls to 6-month low in February

The powerhouse services sector , which accounts for around 80% of United Kingdom economic growth, was bolstered by easing cost pressures and the fastest jump in new work since May previous year. Howard Archer, chief economic advisor to the EY ITEM C...

Hess Midstream Partners (HESM) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $16.65. About 408,135 shares traded. Equities analysts expect that EnLink Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENLK) will post $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quar...

No exemptions: Trump rules out steel and aluminium tariff concessions

A business leader wants President Donald Trump to have "the courage" to step back from his campaign rhetoric on trade. The European Union has said it is drawing up measures against leading U.S. "Please reconsider", he said on CBS's "Face the Nati...

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Holdings Cut by Convergence Investment Partners LLC

Amazon.com, Inc. The firm has a market capitalization of $726,281.50, a price-to-earnings ratio of 243.94, a P/E/G ratio of 6.60 and a beta of 1.54. The stock decreased 2.09% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $7.03. Guggenheim Limi...

China lashes out at USA over Taiwan travel bill

The act was passed by Congress a year after the United States shifted formal diplomatic relations from Taipei to Beijing. The US cut formal ties with Taiwan when it recognized China in 1979 but the two maintain robust unofficial relations, and th...

Last chance for early voting!

At the same point through the last midterm election in 2014, by comparison, more than 34,000 ballots had been cast in person . Early voting ends on Friday and there are a whole lot of Texans who haven't voted yet. Harris and Dallas counties appe...

Pilot landing at Dulles: 'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up'

A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to ME braced for coastal flooding. Nearly everyone onboard a short East Coast flight threw up - pilots incl...

Aer Lingus Cancels Flights For Thursday

Edinburgh Airport said that most airlines had cancelled all their operations until at least lunchtime. The carrier says "some flights" have been cancelled for Thursday. More than 200 passengers spent the night in the terminal. "While we are no...

Billy Graham's 'last crusade' has thousands of mourners

Ahead of the ceremony, a steady stream of mourners braved brisk winds, some of them sharing how Graham's preaching enriched their lives. The preacher, meanwhile, counseled a dozen presidents and grew especially close to Richard Nixon - until the ba...

LL Bean to raise gun purchase age

Kroger, the nation's largest grocery chain, said that since a mass shooting last month at a Florida high school that killed 17 people, it's become clear that gun retail outlets must go beyond what current US laws requires. I do not have one bad thing...

These companies are distancing themselves from the gun industry

That response shows the nuances many companies are dealing with in the current debate over guns . "In terms of assessing what the companies are doing from a moral perspective, I think what strikes me is that it's always better to do something beca...

Gun Debate: REI Places 'Hold' On Vista's CamelBak, Other Brands

Over the past week, consumer frustrations have mounted as information came out connecting Vista Outdoor with campaign donations to politicians who oppose gun regulation and public lands protection. A similar petition for Canadian retailer Moun...

Oil Prices Head Lower As Crude, Gasoline Inventories Rise

Until recently, the global oil prices of West Texas Intermediate were recorded at US$63.31 per barrel, while Brent oil was priced at $66.63 per barrel. "The United States will become the No.1 oil producer sometime very soon", he said. Prices brie...

Asian Stocks Slip but Losses Restrained

The S&P 500 trimmed its loss as the day went on, and it was down 7 points, or 0.3 per cent, at 2,670, as of 1:40 p.m. Powell stressed that he did not want to prejudge the new set of projections, but his comments still raised concerns about four rat...

Sky Takeover: US giant Comcast hijacks Murdoch's bid for full control

Some analysts see such moves as a hedge for USA -based TV distributors such as Comcast against popular online streamers that are draining eyeballs from traditional television. The Competition and Markets Authority is now investigating Fox's takeov...

Labor case goes in front of Supreme Court

Every month, part of my paycheck goes to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. "It's been awful public policy". At issue is the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, which gave most government workers the legal right ...

The Gender Of Khloe Kardashian's Baby Has Leaked

Showing off her playful new look, she said: "Hey guys do you like my new pink hair?" The reality star suffered from placenta accrete in her second pregnancy making it risky for her to carry another child. Kim seemed pretty confident that she was go...

Senate Approves Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey as USDA Under Secretary

Northey will serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service. This appointment has been long overdue since it was created by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, in 2017. Northey began serving on the Iowa Corn Growers Board...

Global Education Software Market 2018 - Articulate Global, Microsoft, Tyler Tech, MAXIMUS

Key sections of the report provide Application Lifecycle Management Software market share and revenue comparison based on product type , applications and regions for the assessment period 2012 to 2012 and forecast Application Lifecycle Managemen...

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China's September trade surplus with U.S. widens to record $34.13 billion

However, an oil trader told Reuters that refinery run rates have been on the rise last month, suggesting demand for fuels was improving. China's exports to the USA rose to $46...

Turkish prosecutor seeks 10-year jail term for United States pastor

He was swept up in the wave of arrests that followed the botched military coup in 2016, during which tens of thousands of people - including artists, intellectuals and ordinary Tur...

President Trump blames 'loco' Federal Reserve for October's big stock drop

The Fed, as you know, is gradually raising short-term rates to unwind the zero-percent rates it imposed in 2008-2009 to combat the financial crisis. Trump said he had no intent...

International Monetary Fund downgrades outlook for U.S., China as result of trade war

The fund also slightly lowered its forecast for Japan's economy to 1.1 percent growth in 2018, down 0.1 of a percentage point from an April estimate, but maintained a prediction ...

European Union officials warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit

As manufacturers of cars and other goods warn the Theresa May government of job losses and other impact of Brexit, a report promoted by former prime minister Tony Blair on Thur...

Tech stocks lead Wall Street slump as investors shun risk

Wall Street stocks plunged Wednesday, with major indices losing more than three percent in a selloff prompted by the sudden jump in United States interest rates. The FAANGs, spre...

US market 'correction' isn't surprising - US Treasury secretary

President Donald Trump said he believes "the Fed has gone crazy " amid recent interest rate hikes. The turmoil came a day after the International Monetary Fund slashed its glo...

International Monetary Fund raises Japan growth forecast, cuts global estimate due to trade tension

US President Donald Trump has accused China of deliberately manipulating its currency to gain a trade advantage, claims Beijing consistently rejected. Tobias Adrian, director o...

Yale And NYU Professors Share Nobel In Economics

Responding to press question about this year's prize and climate change , Romer said , "Optimism helps to motivate people". "Darn right they were sending a message", Warsh said...

'The Fed has gone crazy': Trump points finger for Wall Street tumble

It's so tight. I think the Fed has gone insane ", Trump told reporters as he arrived for a campaign rally ahead of the U.S. mid-term elections. A stock market correction is de...

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Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi

The Post has obtained video recordings and other evidence showing how a group of 15 Saudi operatives entered the country on October 2, the day Mr. He moved to the U.S. mor...

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search its Istanbul consulate

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search its Istanbul consulate

Iran's Oil Minister this week brushed off "nonsense" claims by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that Saudi Arabia can replace Iranian oil. No security footage has bee...

China stocks rebound as Beijing boosts policy support

China stocks rebound as Beijing boosts policy support

Conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp., however, advanced 4 percent to P4.95, while Globe Telecom Inc., the second-largest telecommunications company, gained 2.6 percent to P...

International Monetary Fund slashes global growth forecasts

In a tweet, Mr Trump warned Beijing against seeking to influence the forthcoming U.S. midterm elections. Pakistan's foreign currency reserves dropped in late September to $8.4...

India hopes for US sanctions waiver after cutting Iran oil imports

India hopes for US sanctions waiver after cutting Iran oil imports

Two companies in India, which in the past have been big buyers or Iranian oil, have ordered barrels in November, according to India's oil minister. The grouping's June decision to ...

US Actively Considering Waivers on Iran Oil Sanctions

US Actively Considering Waivers on Iran Oil Sanctions

Speculators and hedge funds too were active in the market, making most of the volatility. Global benchmark Brent crude futures for December delivery fell 42 cents to settle at $8...

Indian Rupee Exchange Rate | Reserve Bank of India | American Dollar

Indian Rupee Exchange Rate | Reserve Bank of India | American Dollar

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said the GDP growth is expected to be higher than the RBI's projection of 7.4 per cent for the current fiscal. Fed Chairman Jerom...

Oil rises ahead of US Iran sanctions

Oil rises ahead of US Iran sanctions

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up just 1c at $75.24 a barrel. Brent crude oil futures were at $84.86 a barrel at 3.40am GMT, up 6c from their last clos...

U.S. unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 1969

U.S. unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 1969

But he said the very low unemployment rate also reflected an increase in the number not looking for work, who were not classified as unemployed. The last time the United States ...