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Crude Oil Drops to Support Following Statements from Russia and Saudi Arabia

Prices have soared since the start of the cuts a year ago, with Brent breaking through $80 this month, triggering concerns that high prices could crimp economic growth and stoke inflation. In China, Shanghai crude oil futures tumbled by 4.5 per c...

Service dog gives birth to puppies at Tampa airport

And even though they missed their flight, Van Atter is going hom e with some special souvenirs born in the Sunshine State. Van Atter said Rigby was still training as a service dog to help her with mobility and pain issues. "Every time she's ready t...

Ford denies funding party memberships and intimidating a candidate

Ford says his party has been responsible about putting a dollar figure behind each campaign pledge. If proved true, the charges would call into question the PC leader's conviction that he had been busy cleaning the mess left from the party's prev...

Gas Prices Up 25% Since Last Memorial Day

DeHaan told the news outlet that the prices will likely grow to $3 per gallon average over the weekend before slightly dropping down for the rest of the summer. In 2008, at the height of the recession, gas prices were $4.29 a gallon, according to AA...

Trump to meet Abe before 'expected' Kim summit

A photo released by the South Korean presidential office showed Moon and Kim hugging at the conclusion of their discussions. Moon briefed reporters on his meeting with Kim Sunday, saying that both sides were still committed to moving forward.

Oil prices hit as Opec says it may boost crude output

The existing deal came into force on January 1, 2017, and envisaged that global oil producers would cut their combined output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to cut bloated stockpiles and prop up oil prices . Petersburg International Economic F...

Donald Trump signs law that loosens bank restraints enacted after Great Recession

The Republican-led legislation, pushed by Wall Street banks as well as regional banks and smaller institutions, garnered 33 votes from House Democrats. The bill makes a fivefold increase, to $250 billion, in the level of assets at which banks are dee...

Union charges that Elon Musk violated labor law with tweet

In addition, Musk blamed the media for "being under constant pressure to get max clicks & earn advertising dollars or get fired". "For some reason, this is the best I've felt in a while", Musk, who has built a showman reputation partly through his ...

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here’s why

It is the flawless time for tips to take the sting out of gas prices, says Robert Sinclair of AAA. "Driving around looking for cheap gas is not a way to save money", Sinclair said. The average price of gas in North Carolina rings in at $2.76/g, accor...

Tesla settles class action suit over Autopilot claims for $5M

The driver of the vehicle, Heather Lommatzsch, 29, told police she thought the vehicle's automatic emergency braking system would detect traffic and stop before the auto hit another vehicle. The groups said Tesla's marketing and advertising of its Au...

Fiat Chrysler recalls 5.3M vehicles over cruise control problem

But it had one report of a driver of a 2017 Dodge Journey being unable to turn cruise control off. The Italian-American vehicle maker said no injuries or crashes were related to the large recall campaign. The engine stop button also wouldn't work...

S. Korea says Moon met N. Korea’s Kim in DMZ

North Korea is not known for its facility with flattery, but Kim's statement appears to have worked in restoring momentum towards a summit meeting. But others said Trump's willingness to walk away could extract further concessions from Pyongyang...

Oil Slips, Govt's Hope For Market Correction Rises

New Delhi, May 24 Crude oil drifted lower by 0.31 per cent to Rs 4,898 per barrel in futures trade today in tandem with a weak trend overseas as speculators trimmed positions. Total gasoline inventories increased by 1.9 million barrels last week, a...

SamMobile’s policies have been updated for GDPR EU compliance

Requests for personal information a company holds on you must be responded to within one month, with some allowances for extensions. A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it's filed legal complaints against Google , F...

NTSB: Uber’s sensors worked; its software utterly failed in fatal crash

The report confirmed some of the details that had previously been reported about the crash, some of which show Herzberg was taking big risks. No such action was taken, however, as the system is now disabled "to reduce the potential for erratic vehi...

Local veteran's group, community respond to National Football League anthem policy

All those who don't wish to stand will stay inside locker rooms until the anthem is complete. There's Kaepernick, Eric something or other, I think a guy on the Chiefs, maybe some Eagles, that one guy and definitely no Patriots. "We have all the inter...

Morgan Freeman has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women

Another woman, who worked on the crew of 2012s Now You See Me , told CNN that 80-year-old Freeman not only harassed her, but a number of other women on set. Screen Actors Guild bosses are considering taking back the Life Achievement Award they ...

Trump posthumously pardons Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion

Clinton pardoned Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper , the first black West Point graduate who years later was convicted of conduct unbecoming an officer. Not to be confused with the Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman or the acoustic singer of the same name,...

Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

The White House says Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider whether imports of cars and trucks and automotive parts threaten US national security. The provisions of a 1962 trade law, known as section 232, allow the preside...

Manchester attack: Choirs lead mass sing-along

Speaking outside the cathedral, the 41-year-old from Bolton said he understood why some family members of the victims found it too hard to be back in Manchester. The prime minister said that "such appalling acts of wickedness" would strengthen Britai...

Nigel Farage to Zuckerberg: Brexit, Trump wouldn't have happened without Facebook

But his testimony did not please all MEPs at the meeting, some of whom felt he had dodged their questions. Damian Collins MP, chair of the British Parliamentary DCMS committee which has repeatedly asked Zuckerberg to testify in the United Kingdom, ...

Iran calls Pompeo's remarks 'absurd, interventionist'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . Germany's government will help German firms with business in Iran where it can, but cannot entirely shield them from the US decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions against Tehran, the economy m...

Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor

It comes with Arsene Wenger leaving the club after nearly 22 seasons in charge. The 46-year-old Spaniard led the French Ligue 1 side to a domestic treble this season - but did not have his two-year contract extended and was replaced by Thomas Tu...

Gov. Abbott replaces shotgun raffle prize with $250

Pagourtzis remains in custody after he was charged with capital murder. A student says her friend was killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School as he attempted to barricade the art classroom from the attacker and help others escape. The baccal...

Trump Seeks Public's Trust on China Talks, Tells Blatant Lie

The trade war between China and the United States is being put on hold. The consensuses reached during economic and trade consultations between China and the United States meet the interests of the people of the two countries and whole world, Chi...

Macedonian climber dies on Everest

According to the report, more than 340 foreign climbers are allowed by Nepal to ascend the peak during the current season. An Italian climber was found dead on Mt. In 2012, he lost nine of his fingers to frostbite. Born in Japan's northernmost is...

Mothercare confirms 50 closures in rescue plan

Reports suggested Mr Whiley had been a key player in pulling together a rescue deal and forming the restructuring plans. The Dublin-based retailer has been quick to distance itself from its troubled namesake after Mothercare UK, which has already...

Italy 'very important' to European Union, says Juncker

Luigi Di Maio , the leader of M5S, emerged from a meeting with the League's counterpart Matteo Salvini saying a pact could be sealed by Thursday evening. Di Maio told reporters in parliament "the recipe to lower public debt is by investments and ex...

California lawmaker knocks Starbucks over racial slur on customer cup

The company responded very meekly to the incident by offering the man a $50 gift card, which he said was an insult. Starbucks already planned to close all of its more than 8,000 US stores on the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial bias training ...

Brent Crude Hits $80 Amid Concerns Over Iran Supply

Brent crude is now above $78.10. Further, any response will reduce spare capacity in an increasingly tighter market. Venezuela and Nigeria are among the cartel members beset by political turmoil, while Iran may be hit with harsh United State...

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Iraq confident of OPEC deal to raise oil output

Brent oil prices rose 1% to 74.03 in London trading on Friday. OPEC member Ecuador's oil minister Carlos Perez said he expects an increase of about 600,000 bpd. A production i...

European Union retaliates against Trump’s metal tariffs

In trade wars, there tend to many casualties and few winners. China implemented a 25 percent duty on most US pork items on April 2, and a 15 percent tariff on a range of fruit...

Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC’s June 22 meeting

The recent surge in crude oil prices have increased India's oil import bill and burdened the trade deficit. "It will be a hard meeting today". Russia , which isn't a member of...

Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

These tariffs are not set to come into effect until July 1, as consultation on the final list ended late last week. "One benefit of employing a CGE model is that it can model t...

Supreme Court's Wayfair tax decision sidelines Quill

While the court made clear that the states do not have unlimited power to require sales tax collection, "The court blessed South Dakota's law", said Carl Davis, research di...

U.S. Oil Prices Slip a Bit Before OPEC Meeting

Tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia broke out days before OPEC's meeting on Friday in Vienna , with Tehran indicating it would probably not abide to the cartel's plans to c...

EU to impose duties on US imports after Trump tariffs

This report comes after the European Commission announced it approved initial retaliatory tariffs on USA exports worth €2.8 billion ($3.2 billion). The EU retaliatory tariffs wi...

Microsoft slammed for ICE contract, amid child separations

Video: Satya Nadella: The whole world is now a computer. There have been numerous reports of United States immigration separating immigrants entering the U.S. "I consider mys...

After $31 million hack, crypto exchange Bithumb halts withdrawals

South Korea's biggest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb , which has been the most trusted digital asset trading platform within the country alongside UPbit, Coinone, and Korbit ov...

Elon Musk launches investigation into sabotage at Tesla

According to Reuters , Musk emailed a number of staff on Sunday night (17 June) warning of an individual that has conducted "quite extensive and damaging sabotage " to Tesla's...

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Trump promises Apple he won’t put tariff on iPhones

Trump promises Apple he won’t put tariff on iPhones

More American targets are likely to follow as soon as the Trump administration follows through with publishing an expanded tariff list. Even as the USA trade conflict with Chi...

China announces equal penalties to retaliate for US tariffs

China announces equal penalties to retaliate for US tariffs

The Trump-led tariffs apply to almost 1,100 Chinese exports ranging from automobile and manufacturing hardware to aerospace and robotics. "If the USA takes unilateral and pr...

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested over diesel emission cheating scandal

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested over diesel emission cheating scandal

The group also said that an investigation is now ongoing and it is yet to be determined whether Stadler would be remanded following the arrest. "The hearing to determine whether h...

Chanda Kochhar to go on leave till completion of enquiry: ICICI Bank

Chanda Kochhar to go on leave till completion of enquiry: ICICI Bank

Even in the case of PNB, Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel reportedly told a parliamentary standing committee that the board had failed in its supervisory role. ICICI's ...

Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

China's commerce ministry said Beijing will fight back with "qualitative" and "quantitative" measures if the United States publishes an additional list of tariffs on Chinese goods....

McDonald’s switching to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

McDonald’s switching to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

The roll out, which is set to begin in September, will apply to its 1,361 restaurants across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Friday's announcement is apparently a reaction to ...

McDonald's to replace plastic straws in all United Kingdom restaurants

McDonald's to replace plastic straws in all United Kingdom restaurants

Several companies around the world have opted out of single-use plastic products in an effort to reduce the amount of plastic being thrown out and ending up in landfills or oceans....

Ride-sharing Giant Didi Chuxing Goes to Australia

Ride-sharing Giant Didi Chuxing Goes to Australia

According to a Didi Chuxing spokesperson: 'What I can say is that Melbourne drivers are continuing to respond exceptionally well to the product we are offering.in fact, almost 100...

European Central Bank announces end of bond buys, sees rates stable until summer 2019

European Central Bank announces end of bond buys, sees rates stable until summer 2019

The S&P 500 has edged up and the Nasdaq has reached another record closing high after the European Central Bank said it would avoid raising interest rates until mid-2019, and...