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London Mayor calls for a second referendum on Brexit

Both sides have tried to "de-dramatise" the issue and are sounding more upbeat that a deal is in reach. "Let's be clear about this, under "no-deal" there woul...


Jaitley denies Mallya met him before leaving India

The leader of India's opposition Congress Party has called for the resignation of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over what he termed an act of "collusion" in t...


Financial data of nearly 400,000 British Airways customers stolen in data breach

The airline said the incident has been resolved and all systems are working normally. The company said it is communicating with affected customers and advised...


Student poster prank in Texas McDonald's goes unnoticed for nearly two months

If you haven't noticed, there isn't a lot of Asians represented in media. Jevh Maravilla , who has Filipino heritage, chose to replace the faces of the model...


Amazon becomes second trillion-dollar company in U.S.

It is also a major streamer of video content on its Amazon Prime service. That may sound like a huge sum separating the two, but Amazon could actually surpass...


Meet the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Massachusetts Primary

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch of MA has fended off two Democratic primary challengers, including a Boston-based software engineer. Pressley is likely to...


Fuel prices to remain unchanged: Radebe

In Kolkata , a litre of petrol cost Rs. 82.06, while in Chennai it was priced at Rs. 82.24. On the other hand, the duty on diesel increased by more than ...


China's President Xi pledges another $60 billion for Africa

Xi said Ethiopia is an important partner of China in Africa , and the two countries have established a comprehensive strategic and cooperative partnership. At ...


Lego Creates Driveable Life-Size Bugatti Chiron

It will be showcased at this weekend's Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Monza. The most impressive recent example is a full-scale Lego Technic Bugatti Chiro...


US intent on ending supply management for Canadian dairy: Trudeau

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, emerging Wednesday evening from her second meeting of the day with her US counterpart, said officials would be wor...


99.3% Of Demonetised Currency Notes Returned To Banks So Far: RBI

RBI has informed that the Specified Bank Notes Processing has been completed at all centers of the Reserve Bank. The Congress had earlier demanded an apology...


US President Points Out Possible Trade Agreement with Mexico

The three countries have been negotiating for a year to save the free trade agreement that US President Donald Trump considers disastrous for his country. The...


PepsiCo buys fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2bn

SodaStream markets itself as a health-conscious maker of alternatives to cola drinks and PepsiCo's purchase is in line with the company's ongoing pivot of recen...


Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey; no one hurt

In a written statement before the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, Erdoğan said: "The attack aimed at our economy has no difference from an attack aimed at our call...


Elon Musk Breaks Down During Interview

In his interview on Thursday, the CEO blamed short-sellers for this personal strife. Even if his Tesla was on autopilot mode, last I checked the driver ...


China lodges WTO complaint over renewable energy tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning took to Twitter, as he often does, to lambaste some of his favourite targets: the U.S. Justice Department, the ...


Qatar pledges $15 billion of investment in Turkey

Last week, Washington doubled steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey over its continued detention of U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson . Trump said the United St...


Turkish lira rebounds after Qatar pledges $15 billion

Investors said Albayrak's conference call would test whether Turkey can persuade markets that its monetary policy is not hostage to political influence. Tuesd...


Turkey's Erdogan Threatens Boycott of US Goods

The Turkish currency has lost about 40 percent of its value this year against the USA dollar. Because of the currency storm and the possibility that acces...


Oil tumbles as much as 2% as Oklahoma crude piles up

The U.S. wants to cut Iran's oil export, but everyone, with even a limited knowledge of worldwide affairs, knows that such thing is impossible, the official a...


Former Cagliari goalkeeper Davide Capello survives 30m fall at Genoa bridge collapse

The tender provided for a strengthening of the bridge's pier cables, including those of pier nine, the one that collapsed on Tuesday. Maintenance was "underwa...


Turkey will boycott United States electronic goods over sanctions, says Erdogan

The 2nd Penal Court in İzmir rejected the appeal on August 15 and sent the defendant's petition to a higher court. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ...


Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history

There will likely be increased smoke activity in that area today as firefighters work to create a buffer zone. "Fire crews continue working on bringing bring th...


Elon Musk Got 1.4 Million Dollars Richer Because Of A Tweet

In a tweet, Elon Musk , the Tesla's CEO said that he was considering a private deal for Tesla and he had secured funding for the proposal, without providing ...


Markets rattled as Turkish lira dives

On Tuesday, however, the lira recovered some ground, trading at 6.60 to the dollar at 1115 GMT, up around five percent on the day, after having crashed to an al...


Turkish lira pulls back from record low of 7.24, rattles global markets

The central bank surprised markets last month when it left interest rates unchanged despite double-digit inflation and the tumbling lira . Gold, along with o...


Tesla CEO Musk says Saudi fund wants to take company private

The talks between the Saudi fund and Tesla reportedly began before Musk's tweet on August 7. They are the ones who believed in Tesla when no one else di...


White House slams weak Chinese tariff threat, lousy economy

Last Friday, China's Finance Ministry introduced new sets of additional tariffs on 5,207 goods imported from the U.S. worth $60 billion. In July, the USA pu...


Facebook Is Now Asking Banks For Data on Your Spending Habits

But after the Cambridge Analytica scandal and multiple other privacy scandals, even Facebook's current partners may not be willing to trust the company. It's ...


July U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.9 Percent

The economy needs to create about 120,000 jobs per month to keep up with growth in the working-age population. The Labor Department released the latest jobs n...


China vows to safeguard Iranian nuclear deal

The financial news provider quoted informed officials on Friday as saying that the U.S. had been unable to persuade China to cut Iranian oil imports and that ...


Trump, China trade war: 25% tariff on $200 billion of Chinese import

Mickey Kantor, who was USA trade representative under President Bill Clinton, warned that a trade war with China will take a toll on a us healthy economy that...


Five-day sales tax holiday in Wisconsin begins

If you haven't gone back to school shopping yet, this weekend will be the time to do it. The local tax break on the Second Amendment Holiday will remain in pl...


Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

Still, the iPhone maker's stock is still up 2.3% on Thursday, and up 31% over the past year. One of five U.S. companies since the 1980s to take a turn as Wall...


Tesla stock surges as Musk looks to make good with analysts

Tesla shares were up 5 percent at $316.45 in after-market trading on Wednesday. While it's no secret that the Model 3 ramp-up got off to a much slower start th...