Simple change to Irish backstop can secure Brexit deal - Jeremy Hunt

The UK parliament however rejected the Brexit deal mainly due to the backstop issue and tasked the government with seeking "alternative arrangements" with regard to the Irish border issue. The Brexit deal negotiated between May and the European Un... More..

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Abe urged to ensure Trump-Kim talks help resolve N Korean abductions
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Abe urged to ensure Trump-Kim talks help resolve N Korean abductions

The Journal, citing a report from the North Korea Strategy Center, said the individuals targeted were using their powerful positions to amass wealth illegally or were opposed to leader Kim Jong Un's diploma...More..

Apple and Google criticised for hosting Saudi app that tracks women
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Apple and Google criticised for hosting Saudi app that tracks women

App Absher , developed by the Ministry of internal Affairs of Saudi Arabia , is used for various electronic services , including very unexpected. Absher is an official Saudi Arabian service that enables ...More..

U.S. sanctions help India become No.1 buyer of Venezuelan crude
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

U.S. sanctions help India become No.1 buyer of Venezuelan crude

June 9, 2016. Despite some caution around trade, global oil markets remain relatively tight because of supply cuts led by the Middle East dominated Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), wi...More..

Payless to liquidate U.S. stores, including 40 in metro Detroit
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Payless to liquidate U.S. stores, including 40 in metro Detroit

On February 15 Payless ShoeSource Inc said it would begin going-out-of-business sales at its USA and Puerto Rico stores, Reuters reports . A group of creditors, including Alden Global Capital LLC, assumed ow...More..

Florida woman kicked off JetBlue flight after profanity-laced tirade
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Florida woman kicked off JetBlue flight after profanity-laced tirade

Then, looking annoyed and possibly sensing she is being filmed, Gonzalez screams, "You want to make this viral b--s?" and spits at the passenger in front of her. As she gets her stuff together to leave, she say...More..

Honda shutting United Kingdom plant in latest blow to British autos
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Honda shutting United Kingdom plant in latest blow to British autos

Honda said it could not comment "at this stage". Honda also plans to cease production in Turkey, where the company makes the Civic sedan, he said. Honda , for its part, declined to comment on the closure. ...More..

RBI to transfer Rs 28,000 cr interim surplus to government
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

RBI to transfer Rs 28,000 cr interim surplus to government

In January, RBI governor Shaktikanta Das had said the central bank was yet to take a decision on dividend. With the transfer of interim dividend, the Centre will receive Rs 68,000 crore in the form of surplus...More..

Amazon's NY project foundered on labor organizing, opposition to subsidies
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Amazon's NY project foundered on labor organizing, opposition to subsidies

New Yorkers were not given a chance to weigh in on the move, and many found de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo's wooing of the e-commerce behemoth - including Cuomo's joke he'd change his name to " Amazon Cuom...More..

Payless ShoeSource Closing in the Alexandria Area
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Payless ShoeSource Closing in the Alexandria Area

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the popular footwear chain plans to close more than 2000 stores when it files for bankruptcy later this month. Toys "R" Us and The Bon-Ton Stores are among the re...More..

USA oil rallies as exporters trim production
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

USA oil rallies as exporters trim production

Hopes of a US-China trade deal have lent extra oxygen to crude oil prices in past sessions and this should remain a key driver in the very near term ahead of this week's negotiations. "With Saudi production cut...More..

Retailer Payless to file bankruptcy, close stores
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Retailer Payless to file bankruptcy, close stores

Payless filed bankruptcy once before in April 2017, and exited 18 months ago, with about $400 million in loans, after slashing its debt pile from over $800 million, according to court papers. Payless has seven ...More..

Lawyer defending ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn resigns
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Lawyer defending ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn resigns

The combined value of the non-compete clause and the 2015 shares was estimated at 10 million euros. Renault's move came shortly after the humbled former auto boss shook up his top legal team as he vowed t...More..

JP Morgan To Launch First Bank-backed Cryptocurrency
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

JP Morgan To Launch First Bank-backed Cryptocurrency

Farooq stated that the bank token can be used for "replacing wire transfers for global payments by large corporate clients and cutting settlement times from days to just moments". However, in an opinion piece...More..

Flight to Seattle diverted after severe turbulence; 5 injured
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Flight to Seattle diverted after severe turbulence; 5 injured

The video showed the flipped beverage cart along with the passengers' items in total disarray. Delta Flight 5763 was making its run from Santa Ana, California to Seattle when the bottom fell out. Customer...More..

Amazon will not build HQ2 in NY
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Amazon will not build HQ2 in NY

Amazon has canceled plans to build part of its second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens , after the e-commerce giant faced fierce opposition from lawmakers and residents over the billions of dollars ...More..

'So far, so good' - Mnuchin on trade talks in China
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

'So far, so good' - Mnuchin on trade talks in China

Mr Mnuchin is heading the United States delegation along with trade representative Robert Lighter and the pair are expected to meet China's vice premier Liu He in Beijing tomorrow and Friday. Chinese offici...More..

Amazon acquires Wi-Fi start-up Eero to develop smart home tech
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Amazon acquires Wi-Fi start-up Eero to develop smart home tech

Amazon has bought a Silicon Valley Wi-Fi router maker that will help keep its ever-growing line of smart home products online in homes that suffer from patchy internet coverage. "Every customer deserves reliab...More..

Tesla update to include Dog Mode
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tesla update to include Dog Mode

The function remains on until you manually turn it off, or until the auto battery dips below 20 percent charge (at which point you'll receive a mobile notification). If a minor threat is detected - such as some...More..

End of the road for Airbus's iconic A380
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

End of the road for Airbus's iconic A380

The European plane maker had hoped the A380 would squeeze out Boeing's 747 and revolutionize air travel as more people take to the skies. While the A380 has struggled for years to match its popular appe...More..

Trump mulls delaying March 1 deadline for China trade truce
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Trump mulls delaying March 1 deadline for China trade truce

A second source said that Xi is expected to meet the USA delegation in Beijing this week, although the specific timing has not yet been confirmed. They are under the gun to seal an accord ahead of the deadlin...More..

Global oil supply to swamp demand in 2019 despite output cuts - IEA
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Global oil supply to swamp demand in 2019 despite output cuts - IEA

Courvalin said the main OPEC oil producers are making deeper-than-expected production cuts. On the broader picture, the ongoing OPEC+ agreement to curb oil production, United States sanctions against Venezu...More..

Lufthansa sues passenger over using the 'hidden city' fare ploy
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Lufthansa sues passenger over using the 'hidden city' fare ploy

For example, you might be keen to get from Los Angeles to Houston, but a flight from LA to New Orleans with a connection in Houston happens to be cheaper than a direct flight. It is now seeking $2,385 in compen...More..

by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

India's January inflation pace drops; RBI could cut rates again

Head of inflation at ONS Mike Hardie said: "The fall in inflation is due mainly to cheaper gas, electricity and petrol, partly offset by rising ferry ticket prices and air fares falling more slowly than this ti...More..

Huawei Blamed As Things Go From Bad To Worse For Apple
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Huawei Blamed As Things Go From Bad To Worse For Apple

Due to the depreciating Chinese yuan in a weak economic growth environment as opposed to an appreciating United States (US) dollar helped by a robust US economy, US iPhones are more expensive after a currency c...More..

Reddit Raises $300 Million At $3 Billion Valuation, With Tencent Among Backers
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Reddit Raises $300 Million At $3 Billion Valuation, With Tencent Among Backers

Much of that criticism has come from Reddit users. Tencent invested $150 million, joining past Reddit investors like Sequoia, Fidelity, Tacit and Snoop Dogg, which were part of this funding round as well....More..

Tesla will roll out 'Dog Mode' to protect pets
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Tesla will roll out 'Dog Mode' to protect pets

Delivery of the Model 3 was the company's key priority in the latter half of 2018, as Tesla tried to supply all buyers wanting the full benefit of the $7,500 USA tax credit before it was cut in half at year's e...More..

Venezuela sanctions leave oil market short of heavy crude
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Venezuela sanctions leave oil market short of heavy crude

The supply cuts, which also include Russian Federation and nine other non-OPEC producers, took effect on January 1. According to the agreement clinched in December, Saudi Arabia alone has reportedly reduced p...More..

Lottery winner claims jackpot wearing ‘Scream’ mask to hide identity
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Lottery winner claims jackpot wearing ‘Scream’ mask to hide identity

Campbell " and claimed the $158,400,000 prize which amounts to nearly $1.2 million in USA dollars. Supreme Ventures tweeted photos last week showing him - in costume - collecting his prize, then posing with his...More..

Read the Analyst's Study: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Read the Analyst's Study: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

In the second quarter previous year, the firm recorded $0.41 earnings per share. Analysts have expectation on stock's earnings per share of $1.22. Over the past few months, we've seen several interesting moveme...More..

Jody Wilson-Raybould Resigns From Cabinet In Wake Of SNC-Lavalin Scandal
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Jody Wilson-Raybould Resigns From Cabinet In Wake Of SNC-Lavalin Scandal

The NDP asked Dion to look into the matter after the Globe and Mail published a report last week that alleged the PMO wanted Wilson-Raybould to direct federal prosecutors to make a "deferred prosecution agree...More..

Amazon Throws Its Hat Into Autonomous Driving Ring With Aurora Investment
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Amazon Throws Its Hat Into Autonomous Driving Ring With Aurora Investment

A self-driving auto tech start-up founded by former Google , Tesla and Uber executives said on Thursday it had secured US$530 million (S$719 million) in new funding that includes a "significant" investment f...More..

Indian Hospital Releases Details About QuadrigaCX CEO’s Death
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Indian Hospital Releases Details About QuadrigaCX CEO’s Death

Cotten died December 9 of complications due to Crohn's disease in Jaipur , India, according to Robertson's affidavit and a statement of death from J.A. The same concerns have also been expressed from within ...More..

Canada adds 66,800 jobs in January, unemployment rate rises
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Canada adds 66,800 jobs in January, unemployment rate rises

Victoria saw no change in its jobless rate last month, holding at 3.6 per cent that was reported in December. According to Statistics Canada , there were 18, 873, 900 people working last month across all of ...More..

The Lagonda All-Terrain Concept is a zero-emission luxury SUV
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

The Lagonda All-Terrain Concept is a zero-emission luxury SUV

It will be the first to carry the Lagonda brand name that has been revived by Aston Martin and is dubbed as world's first luxury zero emission brand. Now, Lagonda is looking ahead to the future once more with...More..