Economy

by | March 22, 2019 | 13:39

France's Emmanuel Macron, who has been reported to be particularly unwilling to grant an extension, said as he arrived at the summit that the withdrawal agreement "cannot be renegotiated" and in the event of another no vote in Britain, "we will be heading towards a no deal".

by | March 22, 2019 | 13:15

AdSense is an older Google product that lets web publishers such as bloggers place text ads on their websites, with the content of the ads based on results from search functions on their sites. This misconduct went on for over a decade, she added. The tactic, which came to light in 2016 and has since been scrapped, revolved around a feature known as AdSense for Search .

by | March 22, 2019 | 12:25

The Russian national currency followed the pickup in the oil price as the dollar exchange rate dropped 0.13% to 65.32 rubles on the Moscow Exchange, while the euro lost 0.12% to 74.01 rubles. The newspaper article also states that US energy gains will have a price for the environment and that Change.org has described the situation as a "climate disaster".

by | March 18, 2019 | 09:41

Miss McVey, who indicated she will run for the Tory leadership when Mrs May steps down, said the "feeble negotiators" who delivered the deal must not be allowed to oversee the next round of negotiations. "There are other issues that are very important for the country - but with the present leadership we are starting to look like a one-issue party and that is not good for democracy".

by | March 16, 2019 | 06:39

Tesla expects to deliver the performance , long range , rear-wheel drive and dual-motor, all-wheel drive versions of the Model Y in the fall of 2020. Seating for up to seven people will be a $3000 option, while range will go from 230 to as high as 300 miles depending on model choice. After showing the entire current lineup, Musk talked about how hard 2018 was for them, and added that, "Manufacturing a vehicle is 100x more hard than designing one".

by | March 15, 2019 | 06:38

With OPEC voluntarily withholding supply and US sanctions preventing Iranian and Venezuelan oil from entering markets, global crude flow data in Refinitiv showed a slight supply deficit likely appeared in the first quarter. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration , U.S. commercial crude inventories fell last week as refineries hiked output. "While oil demand is expected to grow at a moderate pace in 2019, it is still well below the strong growth expected in the non-OPEC ...

by | March 15, 2019 | 06:29

Facebook grappled Thursday with a widespread outage , forcing millions of people to taste life without the world's largest social media platform. The hashtag #FacebookDown was a popular theme on Twitter . Will Cathcart will be the new head of WhatsApp. Shares of Facebook were down more than 1.5 percent Thursday afternoon. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018.

by | March 14, 2019 | 16:02

The issue of when, if and how the United Kingdom leaves the European Union remained up in the air after MPs on Tuesday rejected the withdrawal agreement sewed by Prime Minister Theresa May over almost three years after the 2016 referendum.

by | March 12, 2019 | 07:56

Tesla hasn't announced how many stores will remain open, but the company says it will be reopening "high visibility locations that were closed due to low throughput", along with a handful of other stores that are now being evaluated for effectiveness.

by | March 08, 2019 | 11:09

An upcoming update will "prewarm" Tesla vehicle batteries when a driver draws near to a Supercharger . Over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company's V3 Supercharger would be revealed this week . Design-wise, V3 Superchargers look the same as V2, but come with a thicker charging cable. The Model S and Model X will experience an undisclosed increase to their respective charging rate "in the coming months".

by | March 08, 2019 | 07:55

The ghastly murder is believed to have taken place on Sunday considering the details of her last contact with the family members. Reddy's body which was stabbed numerous times was found in a auto parked in Strachan Lane in Kingsford on Tuesday, days after she went missing from Sydney's busiest area under mysterious circumstances.

by | March 08, 2019 | 07:15

We are both participants in this process. Britain said on Wednesday it was pushing forward with plans to find alternative arrangements to eliminate the need for an Irish "backstop" in Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal , part of a bid to break the impasse weeks before Britain exits the EU.

by | March 07, 2019 | 13:01

Chakrabarti's campaigns raised $3.3 million and diverted more than $1 million to his companies, the Washington Examiner reported . The Justice Democrats PAC along with Brand New Congress PAC, a group also co-founded by Chakrabarti and Trent, funneled more than $1 million in campaign contributions to entities established by Chakrabarti, according to a complaint filed to the FEC this week by the National Legal and Policy Center that lists Ocasio-Cortez and Chakrabarti as respondents.

by | March 07, 2019 | 11:40

The complaint, filed in Plano, Texas, the headquarters of Huawei's U.S. operations, cites the framers of the U.S. Constitution, including Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, in arguing that the law in question violates the constitutional separation of powers, denies due process and amounts to a "Bill of Attainder" that singles out a specific entity for adverse treatment.

by | March 06, 2019 | 21:46

Even though it has more tailpipes than the regular Chiron , the powertrain appears to be the same. Bugatti marked its 110th anniversary with the La Voiture Noire - a sleek jet-black rocket that's more Bruce Wayne's Sunday runaround than his alter-ego's attack-mode Batmobile .

by | March 05, 2019 | 11:40

The US Trade Representative office on Tuesday morning (IST) said that it had made a decision to withdraw the GSP status for India and Turkey at the direction of US President Donald Trump following India's "failure to provide the United States with assurances that it will provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors".

by | March 03, 2019 | 12:28

US crude futures extended gains after the data was released and traded up $1.78 at $57.28 a barrel by 11:04 a.m. EST (1604 GMT). Oil prices had crashed below US$30 per barrel down from over US$100 per barrel due to a glut in supplies and weak global demand.

by | March 03, 2019 | 10:27

Separately, the Times reported that Cuomo was working behind the scenes to lure Amazon back and had spoken with CEO Jeff Bezos , who played no public role in the announcement of a NY headquarters. An an anti-Amazon HQ2 rally outside New York City Hall. Although Amazon is not building the new headquarters in NY, the company said it will continue adding to its base of more than 5,000 employees in the boroughs of Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island.

by | March 02, 2019 | 10:01

The market liked the news, sending shares soaring in Friday trading. Gap announced yesterday it will break into two companies. "This is great news for Old Navy, no longer having its success consistently outweighed by sluggish performance by Gap", said Tiffany Hogan, senior analyst at Kantar Consulting.

by | March 02, 2019 | 07:53

Trump tweeted that the two sides had made "substantial progress" on structural issues, including protection of intellectual property and an end to the forced transfer of US technology. The trade war was started by Trump over claims of unfair trading practices and intellectual property theft by the Chinese. Assuming both sides make additional progress, we will be planning a Summit for President Xi and myself, at Mar-a-Lago, to conclude an agreement.

by | March 01, 2019 | 06:44

Victoria's Secret has recently encountered criticism for its failure to adapt to consumer demand for more custom-fitted bras and inclusive advertising and messaging. This would leave the chain with a total of 103 stores in the country. The hard holiday period and planned store closures are the latest turmoil for the brand.

by | February 28, 2019 | 06:25

UK PM Theresa May said her country is "deeply concerned about rising tensions between India and Pakistan" and urged "dialogue and diplomatic solutions to ensure regional stability". "One Indian pilot arrested by troops on ground while two in the area", he said on Twitter. When the council committee previously considered blacklisting Azhar in 2017 the Chinese Foreign Ministry said there were clear rules for listing a person or group as a terrorist, and that China has always believed the ...

by | February 27, 2019 | 08:31

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (R) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2019 . Still, the tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports had been set to rise to 25% from the current 10% if no deal was reached by Friday.

by | February 27, 2019 | 06:29

A Girl Scout troop was selling cookies outside in near-freezing weather Friday in SC when a man approached their table and bought seven packs of the Girl Scout cookies . Shortly after his initial purchase, the man returned and told the girls to pack up everything they had. He spent $540 on cookies, she said. She says it was around 34 degrees in Greenville when the good Samaritan arrived.

by | February 27, 2019 | 04:30

Authorities are racing the clock to free almost 200 passengers who have been stuck on an Amtrak train in OR for two days. Amtrak's Coast Starlight Train 11 departed Seattle en route to Los Angeles around 6 p.m. "We are moving and it's totally awesome", she said as trees laden with snow swept past a window. Amtrak's Coast Starlight set off for Seattle from Los Angeles early on Sunday, according to the AP .

by | February 24, 2019 | 03:30

The dollar gained against the yen and cut losses versus the euro on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve, in the minutes of its latest policy meeting, said the US economy and its labor market remained strong, prompting some expectations of at least one more interest rate hike this year.

by | February 24, 2019 | 03:23

Both oil benchmarks have risen this year after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, including Russian Federation, began to cut output to prevent a supply glut from growing. American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) gained 1.9 percent over the week to trade at $57.41 a barrel at the same time after starting Monday at $56.33 per barrel.

by | February 15, 2019 | 12:45

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks with China went well today, as the world's two largest economies try to iron out an agreement to resolve their dispute. Earlier, the White House called March 2 a "hard deadline". Trump also has said he expects to meet with Xi "at some point" to clinch a trade deal.

by | February 15, 2019 | 12:40

OPEC's monthly oil market report said that OPEC crude oil production in January decreased by 797 thousand barrel per day (tb/d) to average 30.81 mb/d, according to secondary sources. Oil demand was lowered by 0.01 mb/d and 0.02 mb/d in Latin America and the Middle East, respectively, said the cartel. The possible extension of the White House's March 1 deadline on tariffs increased investor optimism that the world's two largest economies can resolve their trade spat, boosting ...

by | February 13, 2019 | 09:02

May later told business leaders in a phone call that extending the Article 50 Brexit process would serve no objective. The prime minister has struck a conciliatory tone in her response and said she looked forward to the two parties meeting again "as soon as possible" to discuss ways forward on Brexit.