Shares knocked lower after new USA tariff threat on Chinese goods

In a statement , Trump said the tariffs will take effect on September 24, at 10 percent until the end of the year, when they will rise to 25 percent. The US Treasury had invited Chinese officials for more talks to try to resolve trade differences la... More..

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Needle in Strawberry Sends Young Man to Hospital
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Needle in Strawberry Sends Young Man to Hospital

The woman who found the needles took to Facebook to alert others and urge people to check their strawberries or throw them out. "Driving up the coast when Hoani Hearne bites through a strawberry and swallo...More..

Bezos: Amazon HQ2 decision will be made by end of the year
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Bezos: Amazon HQ2 decision will be made by end of the year

It's healthy. What the president should say is, this is right, this is good, I'm glad I'm bring scrutinized, and that would be so secure and confident. Within this, the Day 1 Families Fund will support existi...More..

Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol near Rs. 90 in Mumbai
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol near Rs. 90 in Mumbai

Diesel price in the state has touched an all-time high (it reigns at Rs 77.98 a litre in Thiruvananthapuram on September 10) and is now higher than all the four metros. Amid the Opposition-sponsored nation-wide...More..

British Airways travelers’ credit card details hacked | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

British Airways travelers’ credit card details hacked | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

It is noted that the stolen data includes only information on non-cash settlements, hackers are unable to access your passport or flight information British Airways ' customers. Cruz said the hack was not a b...More..

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies suffer a sudden crash
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies suffer a sudden crash

Besides Bitcoin ( BTC ), the study also surveyed the popularity of Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin ( LTC ), ZCash (ZEC), Dash (DASH), XRP (XRP), Monero (XMR), Cardano (ADA), Stellar (XLM), NEO (NEO), EOS (EOS...More..

China's richest man Jack Ma to stand down from Alibaba
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

China's richest man Jack Ma to stand down from Alibaba

His retirement would mark " the beginning of an era " for him, one in which he could concentrate on charitable activities in education, a field close to his heart, he said in the interview. The day Jack Ma wi...More..

Amazon becomes second United States firm to hit trillion-dollar market value
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Amazon becomes second United States firm to hit trillion-dollar market value

The stock closed at $2,039.51 Tuesday, about $11 short of keeping its valuation above $1 trillion. This growth was made clear when Apple managed to become the first US-based trillion-dollar company earlier ...More..

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary

In nearby Connecticut, Jahana Hayes is on track to become that state's first black woman to win a congressional seat if she prevails in November. Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Pressley, sending her media attention in ...More..

Bring petrol, diesel under GST immediately: Former FM Chidambaram
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Bring petrol, diesel under GST immediately: Former FM Chidambaram

On Monday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said price of petrol would soon touch Rs 100 a litre as also the rupee against United States dollar. This takes the global price of crude oil and t...More..

Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA

Trump is attempting to get a new NAFTA deal signed before current President Enrique Peña Nieto leaves office December 1. According to a published account of the president's leaked remarks, Trump told ...More..

China to invest over 60bn in Africa over 3 years
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

China to invest over 60bn in Africa over 3 years

China's President Xi Jinping has offered $60bn in financial support to African countries and written off debt for poorer African nations. Trade between Africa and China in 2014 was at $220 billion. UN Se...More..

Full-size Lego Bugatti Chiron is driveable!
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Full-size Lego Bugatti Chiron is driveable!

Lego Chiron's engine was made up of 2,304 Lego Power Function motors, which pumped out a theoretical 5.3 horsepower. This includes working head and tail lights, doors that open and close, a lavishly...More..

Mexico says again it will never pay for wall
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Mexico says again it will never pay for wall

The tone sounded more positive than a Monday news conference at the White House, where Trump called outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on speakerphone to announce a two-country deal. The timeli...More..

Coke into coffee: Coca-Cola buys United Kingdom coffee chain Costa for $7 billion
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Coke into coffee: Coca-Cola buys United Kingdom coffee chain Costa for $7 billion

Coca-Cola is to plug a gap in its portfolio with the acquisition of the Costa coffee brand from British firm Whitbread for 3.9 billion pounds ($5.1 billion) in cash. Following pressure from activist sharehold...More..

99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banks: RBI
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banks: RBI

His comments came after the RBI in its annual report said that 99.3 per cent of the Rs 15.3 lakh crore taken out of circulation in November 2016 has returned to the central bank. Quoting RBI report, the Tri...More..

NAFTA changes could have oversized impact on Washington
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

NAFTA changes could have oversized impact on Washington

Moran said he was pleased by the deal but insisted Trump needs to re-engage with Canada, calling it the top export market for Kansas. "This is something very positive for the United States and Mexico ", ...More..

Elon Musk retracts privatisation, Tesla to remain public
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Elon Musk retracts privatisation, Tesla to remain public

Several investors have also sued Tesla, alleging that Musk's announcement was meant to manipulate the price of the company's stock. In an August 13 statement , Musk said that he left a July 31 meeting with...More..

Trump's new trade deal with Mexico doesn't include Canada
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Trump's new trade deal with Mexico doesn't include Canada

Trump responded by saying that he would call Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau soon, and that the US would be open to including its northern neighbor in the new deal if it "wants to negotiate fairly"....More..

Indictments? Impeachment? A look at Donald Trump's legal woes
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Indictments? Impeachment? A look at Donald Trump's legal woes

On Tuesday evening, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was found guilty of tax and bank fraud charges while his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen admitted paying off former porn star Stormy Dan...More..

Australian PM Turnbull refuses to step down as 13 ministers quit
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Australian PM Turnbull refuses to step down as 13 ministers quit

Mr Turnbull won the party-room vote 48-35 but the narrow margin of the victory made another challenge nearly certain in a country that has earned a reputation for a revolving door of political leaders, with six...More..

Elon Musk work ethic: 120 hour workweeks and sleeping on factory floor
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Elon Musk work ethic: 120 hour workweeks and sleeping on factory floor

Musk made the claim in a brutally honest New York Times interview , in which he opened up about the 120-hour weeks he puts in at Tesla , which are taking a toll on his mental and physical well-being. Musk said...More..

Trump to SEC: Consider ending quarterly reports
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Trump to SEC: Consider ending quarterly reports

Trump said he called on the SEC to consider the change after talking with various business leaders. For companies, "That would allow greater flexibility & save money", Trump tweeted. And corporate leaders ...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

White House says Turkish sanctions 'regrettable'

Following the announcement, the lira firmed briefly to 5.8699 from 6.04 to the US dollar, but later eased back to 6.0200 at 1538 GMT. A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release Andrew Brunson , a US...More..

United States says ready with more sanctions if Turkey does not free pastor
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

United States says ready with more sanctions if Turkey does not free pastor

Chamber has warned that alienating our allies in a tit-for-tat trade war would harm the U.S. economy and undermine American global leadership, and evidence of that harm to U.S. Brunson was arrested in October...More..