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Saudi team that targeted writer included soldiers, royal guards

Saudi team that targeted writer included soldiers, royal guards

Since 2009, the executive branch has notified Congress of proposed foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia of major defense articles and services with a potential aggregate value of almost $139 billi...

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Asian markets fall sharply after USA losses

Australia's benchmark ASX 200 dropped nearly 2 percent immediately after opening in Asia Thursday morning. Japan's benchmark fell by an unusually wide margin of 3.9 percent and China's main index ...

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Oil prices rise as Iranian crude exports fall

Oil prices rise as Iranian crude exports fall

Turkish officials have said they believe the Saudi writer and government critic was killed inside his country's consulate in Istanbul after he visited the mission to obtain a document required to m...

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International Monetary Fund downgrades SA's 2018 growth forecast to 0.8%

International Monetary Fund downgrades SA's 2018 growth forecast to 0.8%

In addition to the trade barriers, the International Monetary Fund said higher interest rates are also contributing to slowed economic growth. Couple of days ago, IMF chief economist Maurice ...

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Panovich: Hurricane Michael will bring heavy rain to the Carolinas

Panovich: Hurricane Michael will bring heavy rain to the Carolinas

Hurricane Michael's path to Florida and Alabama as of 11 a.m. on October 8, 2018. Michael is the 13th named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, according to hurricane center spokesman Dennis ...

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Theresa May speech reaction as Prime Minister pledges to end austerity

Theresa May speech reaction as Prime Minister pledges to end austerity

The so-called "freedom rally" in front of a packed 1,500 auditorium had the desired effect of plonking Mr Johnson in the full glare of the media spotlight for a full 48 hours and thereby eclipsing the...

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Canada, buoyed by trade deal, to push USA on metal tariffs

Canada, buoyed by trade deal, to push USA on metal tariffs

Canada was adamant about getting the "right-deal", meaning agreement could not be reached by 31 August, which President Donald Trump had hoped for. Shares of Ford and General Motors both jumped mo...

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Tesla CEO Musk mocks SEC on Twitter after fraud lawsuit

Tesla CEO Musk mocks SEC on Twitter after fraud lawsuit

Musk has a lot riding on Tesla stock and not just because his legacy is tied to the success of the electric-car maker. "Just want to ( say ) that the Shortseller Enrichment Commission is doing ...

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Diesel cheaper by Rs 4.06

Diesel cheaper by Rs 4.06

However, very soon, the prices can be reduced by Rs 5 as well! The decision was announced by finance minister Arun Jaitley after he held a closed-door meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi a...

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Amazon raises wages for lower-paid workers

Amazon raises wages for lower-paid workers

The size and explosive growth of Amazon give the decision importance far beyond the hundreds of thousands of people who will benefit directly. The minimum wage hike at Amazon comes as it is search...

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Elon Musk To Step Down As Chairman But Remain CEO

Elon Musk To Step Down As Chairman But Remain CEO

Musk's tweet about taking his company private, along with attacks on critics on social media, raised concerns with investors about whether Musk has become too focused on criticism from so-called short...

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Facebook Discovers Security Issue Affecting Almost 50 Million Accounts

Facebook Discovers Security Issue Affecting Almost 50 Million Accounts

If you try to access the " View As " feature now, an error message appears saying that it has been "temporarily disabled". When you log into websites like Facebook, you are given an access token. Th...

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GE CEO Flannery Removed as Losses Increase

GE CEO Flannery Removed as Losses Increase

More than 90 percent of the transactions Culp oversaw at Danaher were company takeovers, according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Culp's time as CEO of Danaher was marked by expanding the reach ...

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Boeing/Saab joint T-X design wins Air Force’s jet trainer competition

Boeing/Saab joint T-X design wins Air Force’s jet trainer competition

This time, it's the Air Force's T-X next-generation advanced jet trainer contract . The first new trainers and simulators are scheduled to arrive at Texas's Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in 202...

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PM defends negotiators after Trump slams Canada

Trudeau spokeswoman Eleanore Catenaro said in response: "No meeting was requested". U.S. President Donald Trump's administration recently began increasing the pressure on Canada, urging it to conc...

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US says Canada not making concessions needed for NAFTA deal

The President imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico in June, and has threatened to bring in additional duties on imported autos as well. Trump should submit the final version of...

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Iran says Trump is why oil prices are now so high

However, oil prices rising is nothing new in the face of the global market. He called on other nations not to rely on OPEC, lamenting the dependence Germany has on Russian Federation. "If he wants the...

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Versace rumoured to be Going on Sale soon

Versace rumoured to be Going on Sale soon

Donatella Versace has run the label since her brother was murdered. Their sibling Gianni Versace , who founded the company in 1978, was killed in 1997. These unbelievable fashions an. London-bas...

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The China-US Trade War Might Go Beyond Tariffs Soon

The China-US Trade War Might Go Beyond Tariffs Soon

Bloomberg reported that the China Daily , Beijing's official English newspaper, paid for a four-page advertising supplement on Sunday in the Des Moines Register - the largest newspaper in the pol...

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China accuses USA of 'trade bullyism' amid escalating dispute

China accuses USA of 'trade bullyism' amid escalating dispute

The General Administration of Customs said it started collecting additional taxes of 5 to 10 percent on a list of thousands of American goods at noon Monday, ratcheting up their fight over Beijing's t...

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Amazon considering opening 3,000 cashierless Go stores, report says

Amazon considering opening 3,000 cashierless Go stores, report says

Right now, there are three Amazon Go stores in Seattle (7th & Blanchard, 5th & Marion, and 300 Boren Ave N) and one in Chicago. Amazon opened its first cashierless store in Seattle two years a...

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Trump allies dismiss China's olive branch as trade war fears spiral

Trump allies dismiss China's olive branch as trade war fears spiral

Hopefully, this trade situation will be resolved, in the end, by myself and President Xi of China, for whom I have great respect and affection. Men work on placing a steel switch track section of a ...

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Coke may move into cannabis-infused drinks

Coke may move into cannabis-infused drinks

Coke added that despite their interest in the infused-drink market, "The space is evolving quickly". " No decisions have been made at this time ". According to the above-linked report , Coke is in ...

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Australia offers reward amid mystery strawberry needle scare

ABC News reported on Saturday that wholesale prices have halved to 50 Australian cents per punnet below the cost of production in Western Australia, where strawberries crops are now peaking, with gro...

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Calling teen vaping epidemic, officials weigh flavor ban

Calling teen vaping epidemic, officials weigh flavor ban

The FDA warns that teenage use of e-cigs has reached "epidemic proportions " ( 2m middle and high school students reportedly used e-cigarettes regularly last year). Gottlieb would be on much firmer...

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FBN’s Charlie Gasparino Torches Trump Over False GDP Claim: ‘Utter Bull Sh

FBN’s Charlie Gasparino Torches Trump Over False GDP Claim: ‘Utter Bull Sh

Gasparino was writing in response to a tweet from Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel . He pointed out it was the first time in 10 years that GDP growth exceeded the unemployment r...

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Trump urges Ford, Apple to manufacture in U.S., not China

Trump tweeted on September 8 that Apple should build new manufacturing plants in the U.S. to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports that the United States government is planning to introduce. Automake...

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CDC meets plane at JFK after passengers report feeling ill, source says

CDC meets plane at JFK after passengers report feeling ill, source says

But Mr Phillips said that some of the passengers had originally come from the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca, which was now experiencing a flu outbreak, and that this was also being considered as a possi...

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Goldman drops bitcoin trading plans for now

Goldman drops bitcoin trading plans for now

Ethereum dropped from $283 to $224.72, Bitcoin Cash from $628 to $508.15, and Litecoin from $68 to $56.26. Market is dealing with some crises as the news broke out that Goldman Sachs has backed...

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Apple warns that Trump China tariffs will mean higher prices

Apple warns that Trump China tariffs will mean higher prices

The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a "wide range" of Apple products , including its Watch , but it did not mention the iPhon...

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