Southland Gas Prices Spike Sharply

Marie Dodds, a spokeswoman for the association, said AAA is predicting peak travel times between 1 p.m.to 6 p.m. on Friday and between noon and 4 p.m. In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Trump said everyone would "enjoy the low gas prices!" Thousands wi... More..

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Etihad restricts certain Apple laptops from flights
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Etihad restricts certain Apple laptops from flights

For Qantas passengers, if your MacBook Pro is on Apple's voluntary recalls list then it must be kept in your carry-on luggage and switched off at all times. The company said some of the models contain "...More..

Breaking! 27 public sector banks now become just 12
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Breaking! 27 public sector banks now become just 12

The government is charting out a mega merger plan for public sector banks (PSBs) and could make an announcement anytime now, as per a report by CNBC-TV18. "Effective date of merger will be decided by the bank...More..

A fresh round of Trump tariffs is about to hit store shelves
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

A fresh round of Trump tariffs is about to hit store shelves

That marks an eight percentage-point increase from 2018, said the group, which represents more than 220 USA companies ranging from Boeing Co BA.N to Archer Daniels Midland ADM.N and Hewlett Packard HPE.N . More...More..

Craig Wright 'to Pay BTC 1m' as Judge 'Rejects' His Testimony
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Craig Wright 'to Pay BTC 1m' as Judge 'Rejects' His Testimony

Wright, 48, claimed in 2016 he was mysterious Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto , though that claim has come under serious doubt. For those out of the loop, the case dates back to 2018 when Ira Kleiman ,...More..

Changes to expect after FM’s announcements on PSU bank mergers
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Changes to expect after FM’s announcements on PSU bank mergers

According to Fitch, banks would require United States dollars 13-15 billion of capital by FY21 over and above the Rs 70,000 crore that government is pumping into them this year. This will form India's second-la...More..

USA stocks edge lower as rocky month nears end
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

USA stocks edge lower as rocky month nears end

USA and European shares advanced on Thursday and Treasury yields ticked higher as China struck a hopeful tone on trade relations with the United States and as Italy appeared close to forming a new governmen...More..

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account hacked, flooded with racist messages
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account hacked, flooded with racist messages

They were up for about 20 minutes before being deleted, and included shoutouts to other Twitter users. This story is developing.refresh this page for the latest. Some of the tweets contained the hashtag #Chuc...More..

After decade apart, Philip Morris and Altria may become 1
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

After decade apart, Philip Morris and Altria may become 1

Altria , which operates in the United States and still sells Marlboro in the country, acquired a 35 per cent stake in vaping company Juul Labs Inc past year for US$12.8 billion. While U.S. regulators have all...More..

Mega bank merger? Sitharaman's meet with PSU chiefs sparks speculation
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Mega bank merger? Sitharaman's meet with PSU chiefs sparks speculation

The union said in the process of merger, SBI had closed over 1,000 branches and in case of Bank of Baroda , more than 500 branches are being closed. Post consolidation, the number of PSU banks will come down...More..

Popeyes Reveals They’re Sold Out Of Their New Chicken Sandwich (For Now)
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Popeyes Reveals They’re Sold Out Of Their New Chicken Sandwich (For Now)

According to the aforementioned news outlet, the $5K lawsuit cites damages wherein the plaintiff claims that Popeyes partook in "deceptive business practices by an entity to the public" and "false advertising...More..

India's GDP growth slows to 5% in April-June
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

India's GDP growth slows to 5% in April-June

Last year, manufacturing sector had put up a stellar show raking in 12.1 per cent growth. That would reinforce concerns seen in the minutes from the Reserve Bank of India's August meeting , which showed policy...More..

by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Coastal banks to merge: Syndicate with Canara; Corporation with others

Until recently, only six of the 18 PSBs were profitable, but as on June, that number jumped to 14. Just yesterday, the Reserve Bank of India in its annual report revealed that the number of frauds reported b...More..

Google Hire to retire by September 2020
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Google Hire to retire by September 2020

Google said Hire customers can continue to use the platform until their contract ends or September 1, 2020. If you still conduct some of your work on Google Hire, don't despair - the company won't just pull i...More..

Forever 21 prepares for potential bankruptcy filing
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Forever 21 prepares for potential bankruptcy filing

After many years of expansion, and with the more than 800 stores, the apparel chain maintains that it "remains a family-owned business". They are in major debt and have been working with a team to get them back...More..

Modi govt damaging Indian traders with new FDI rules, alleges Congress
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Modi govt damaging Indian traders with new FDI rules, alleges Congress

FDI regime has been simplified. Surjewala said apart from this, the Modi government has changed the rule of 30 per cent local sourcing for foreign companies in single brand retail in the favour of these firms...More..

U.S. crude stocks drop 10 mln barrels as imports slow
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

U.S. crude stocks drop 10 mln barrels as imports slow

It is is forecast to strengthen and become a highly risky Category 4 hurricane on Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said. Oil prices eased on Friday after three days of gains, with concerns about the ...More..

Glass cooktops recalled because they can turn themselves on
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Glass cooktops recalled because they can turn themselves on

Health Canada said anyone who owns one of the affected products should stop using it immediately and contact Whirlpool for a free replacement. The U.S. Additionally, don't leave flammable materials near ...More..

Toyota enters into a capital alliance with Suzuki
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Toyota enters into a capital alliance with Suzuki

The deal brings Suzuki firmly into Toyota' orbit, alongside Daihatsu , Hino Motors, Subaru , Mazda and Yamaha. Japan's top automaker, Toyota, and smaller rival Suzuki are partnering in the development...More..

Popeyes Sells Out Of Their Popular Chicken Sandwiches
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Popeyes Sells Out Of Their Popular Chicken Sandwiches

You ate all the chicken sandwiches people! But whether you prefer spicy or classic, it is just a damn sandwich. Popeyes saw huge value from their campaign, Chick-Fil-A did not have an event and did not expe...More..

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on new hope for a trade thaw
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on new hope for a trade thaw

Sterling rose more than 0.7% on the day to hit as high as $1.2310, its strongest since July 29, before giving up some of those gains to trade at $1.2259. The dollar index measuring the greenback against a baske...More..

Former Uber engineer Levandowski charged with theft of Google trade secrets
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Former Uber engineer Levandowski charged with theft of Google trade secrets

Mr. Levandowski was referred by the judge in that case to the U.S. Attorney's Office. His father and stepmother agreed to guarantee another $1.4 million by posting the equity on their house. Anthony Levandowsk...More..

Britain is committed to leaving European Union on October 31 -UK's Brexit minister
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Britain is committed to leaving European Union on October 31 -UK's Brexit minister

Mr Coveney said: "A no deal would not be our choice, it will not be France's choice and it will not be the EU's choice it will be the choice of the UK Government and the British Parliament collectively if they ...More..

KFC Testing Beyond Fried Chicken
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

KFC Testing Beyond Fried Chicken

KFC said it would evaluate the launch to test the possibility of a national rollout. The restaurant, near SunTrust Park in suburban Smyrna, Ga., changed its colors to green for the day and was topped with a ...More..

Alibaba and Tencent Among the First to Receive China's Digital Currency
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Alibaba and Tencent Among the First to Receive China's Digital Currency

Paul Schulte, who previously served as President of the Construction Bank of China and worked on China's cryptocurrency project, said he did not want to name the first institutions, Forbes reported on A...More..

Stocks rise as oil demand offsets recession fears; sterling tumbles
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Stocks rise as oil demand offsets recession fears; sterling tumbles

Read the rest of the article here . The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.5% to 25,777.90. The overall economy, as measured by gross domestic product, slowed to an annual growth rate of 2.1 percent in th...More..

Gas prices fall a bit more in northern New England
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Gas prices fall a bit more in northern New England

AAA says we're about to see the cheapest gas nationwide in nearly three years. According to the latest survey by GasBuddy .com, prices in ME declined by 1.8 cents a gallon to an average $2.58. Summer-blend ...More..

Shoppers overcrowd USA store on opening day in China
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Shoppers overcrowd USA store on opening day in China

An unnamed customer shared on Chinese social media that police and security were dispatched inside the shopping warehouse to protect certain goods. It has to contend not only with global rivals like Walmart and...More..

Google Is Reportedly Farewelling China Thanks To Trump's Trade War
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Google Is Reportedly Farewelling China Thanks To Trump's Trade War

Google will partner up with an unspecified partner, Nikkei's report alleges from two unnamed sources "familiar with the company's plan", to fit out an old Nokia factory in Bac Ninh, a Vietnamese province ju...More..

RBI to transfer Rs 1.76 lakh crore to government
by | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

RBI to transfer Rs 1.76 lakh crore to government

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at its board meeting on Monday made a decision to transfer a whopping ₹1.76 lakh crore to the Centre - including interim dividend of ₹28,000 crore paid in February - which is l...More..

KFC & Beyond Meat testing plant-based fried chicken
by | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

KFC & Beyond Meat testing plant-based fried chicken

While other restaurants are testing plant-based meat options, KFC will be the first national "quick-service restaurant" to introduce a plant-based chicken option. Second, vegetarian chicken has historically tas...More..

Flawed MacBook Pro Safety Risk On Flights, Aviation Body Says Can’t Carry
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Flawed MacBook Pro Safety Risk On Flights, Aviation Body Says Can’t Carry

MacBook Pro owners can use their laptop's serial number to check on Apple's website if the product is affected by the recall. In an announcement on its website on Sunday, SIA said that customers are to ...More..

Trump claims serious trade negotiations with China to begin
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Trump claims serious trade negotiations with China to begin

The delegations had barely arrived in Biarritz before differences were exposed, with senior US officials accusing the host, French President Emmanuel Macron , of looking "to fracture the G7" by focusing on...More..

Oil dragged into US-China trade war, prices slump
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Oil dragged into US-China trade war, prices slump

After China's Commerce Ministry announced additional tariffs on about $75 billion dollar worth of U.S. goods and said it will hike tariffs on more products, the U.S. Earlier in April, the Baker Hughes reported ...More..

Solar-panel rooftop fires is the reason Walmart is suing Tesla
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Solar-panel rooftop fires is the reason Walmart is suing Tesla

Walmart had asked the court to order the removal of all Tesla solar panels from its stores, but now the companies say they're working toward a deal to keep the panels in place, fix them, and begin using them ...More..