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Chinese outnumber Americans on rich list for first time ever

The United States led the contribution to global wealth growth with $3.8 trillion, followed by China at $1.9 trillion and Europe at $1.1 trillion. Despite t...


'India proud of his accomplishments': PM Modi meets Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Modi's comments assume significance in light of the Nobel laureate facing criticism from the prime minister's supporters including Union Minister Piyush G...


Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Mass Protests

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday expressed skepticism after a Hong Kong man who is wanted for murder in Taiwan said he is willing to turn himself over t...


American Airlines flight diverted after 'chemical spillage' leaves two crew members unconscious

According to the crew member, it had been caused by a "cleaning product used at Heathrow Airport" which had been left behind in the toilets and since spilled an...


Infosys whistle-blower complaint | Will investigate allegations fully, says Chairman Nandan Nilekani

Shares of air conditioning parts manufacturer, Subros Ltd, slid as much as 7% to its lowest in almost five weeks after the company posted a drop in quarterly ne...


Johnson Tries to Throw UK Under Bus; Parliament Balks-for Now

Mr Wilson said: "We want to leave as one nation". The second was a covering letter from Sir Tim making clear that the request was from Parliament, not the Gov...


Xiaomi's going to release more than ten 5G smartphones in 2020

Jun said the company would launch 5G "low-end" midrange smartphones as well as 5G smartphones by 2020. This pretty much prompted the company to put a lot more e...


Pork, turkey products sold at Walmart recalled due to salmonella concerns

The 35.6-ounce packages of Family Size Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties are also affected. The ready-to-eat pork and turkey sausage pa...


UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't want

Johnson sent an unsigned letter seeking the extension after the Commons voted narrowly in favour of postponing a vote on the government's revised deal to leave ...


Coke: Zero Sugar Helps Drive Q3 Sales Growth

It also reduced its holding in Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 375,218 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.26 million shares, and cut its stake in Mondelez ...


Reading LGBT protest held over Chick-fil-A outlet

Chick-fil-A, which ranks as the nation's third largest restaurant chain by sales, has faced criticism at home for donations to certain groups that some consider...


Varadkar ruling out EU Brexit concessions to get DUP backing on deal

Preparations for a no deal Brexit have been ramped up after the Commons vote forcing Boris Johnson to ask the European Union for an extension, Michael Gov...


Toyota Ultra-Compact BEV: A Small Start For Toyota

TMC says the Ultra-compact BEV's 2020 launch will coincide with the introduction of its new business model that aims to promote the mass adoption of zero-tailpi...


Twitter Erupts over British PM Johnson’s unsigned letter to the European Union

Boris Johnson has been accused of trying to "frustrate" the law that required him to seek a Brexit extension if a deal had not been agreed. But he followed it w...


Pence to give China address on Thursday, says official

The comments come as the US and China work toward getting some sort of agreement ready for presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to sign at the Asia-Pacific Ec...


The World's Longest Flight Takes Off

Scientists from two Australian universities will be on board to monitor passengers' sleep patterns, melatonin levels, and food consumption. The brand-new jet wi...


China's GDP growth slows to 27-year low

The weak data raise the likelihood of interest rate cuts and other stimulus to shore up growth and avert politically unsafe job losses. China's economy gr...


G20 kicks off debate to regulate 'stablecoins' in hit to Facebook's Libra

Mike Rounds hailed Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra, saying that it has the potential to help unbanked and underbanked consumers. Like Le Maire , German Fin...


California power outages highlight economic disparity - 47abc

Gavin Newsom wants PG&E to give $100 to each of the hundreds of thousands of customers who experienced blackouts last week when the company shut off power to sw...


J&J to recall some baby powder as FDA finds traces of asbestos

Johnson & Johnson said it has initiated its own investigation and is "working with the FDA to determine the integrity of the tested sample, and the validity of ...


Saudi Aramco to Delay Launch of Its Initial Public Offering

Riyadh reportedly postponed the IPO to allow banks and investors to analyze the company's third-quarter financial results as it hopes to boost Saudi Aramco's ...


Facebook executive vows to move forward and add members to Libra Association

However, with the departure of the seven companies comes the entrance of over 100 firms. But instead the list has shrunk, after more of its initial backers wa...


Netflix: Disney+ & HBO Max Will Be "Noisy" But Not Competition

Alongside financials, Netflix revealed it failed to meet subscriber growth expectations, adding only 6.7 million versus the 6.8 million that Wall Street ana...


Juul suspends United States sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

There have been 1,479 lung injury cases linked with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping, as of October 15, according to the latest data by the Centers for Disea...


United States makes China's diplomats say where they're going

And no decision yet from the White House how or whether that will proceed. U.S. President Donald Trump on October 11 outlined the first phase of a deal and su...


Netflix now has 158 million subscribers, wins streaming wars (for now)

The point being that as Hulu does't operate in Canada, and in spite of its 30 million USA subscribers , it is not necessarily a Netflix competitor. Beginni...


Volvo Cars launches fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge

Volvo's goal is to make fully-electric cars 50% of its global sales by 2025, with the remaining 50% consisting of hybrids. "At Volvo Cars we will address w...


Turkish president Erdogan 'threw Trump's Syria letter in bin'

Almost all USA troops there have been removed and will be redeployed in the region in the coming weeks, something critics said was the "green light" for Erdogan...


Union says deal with GM offers 'major gains'

Details of the agreement were not immediately available. There is no path in the UAW contract for outsourced workers to get hired by GM. A decision on whe...


(ACB) a Buy? The Stock Rises Again

Other stocks tend always to have low volume , and aren't of particular interest to short-term traders. Hence, it might have an effect on the worth of the secur...


Brexit: EU, UK agree on deal

By agreeing to a form of customs boundary in the Irish Sea, Britain could allow its province of Northern Ireland to remain under European Union rules, prevent a...


Volvo XC40 Recharge (with 300 kW) is brand's first electric auto

Volvo said we should expect more than 200 miles in the USA, though EPA estimates aren't yet available. It takes 40 minutes to replenish the battery to 80 per ce...


A losing strategy? Hong Kong protests grow more violent

Pro-democracy lawmakers protest as Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivers a speech at chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct....


CEO and president of GM present at UAW negotiations

The United Auto Workers union's top bargainer with General Motors says a tentative deal with the company will bring "major gains" to workers. It could be hard...


Turkish Bank Charged with Evading US Sanctions on Iran

The case comes at an extremely sensitive time between Washington and Ankara, with the USA slapping sanctions on Turkey on Monday over its military offensive...


Turkey's invasion of Syria is causing a refugee crisis

Speaking to lawmakers on Wednesday ahead of talks with US officials, Cavusoglu said Ankara expects lawmakers in Washington to reconsider its harmful approach, w...


Harley-Davidson Puts Production Of The LiveWire On Pause

The American bike maker has discovered a non-standard condition in the final quality check. But the Wall Street Journal , which first reported the news, said ...


Russian Federation moves to fill void left by United States in northern Syria

Now in its seventh day, Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fighters has caused tens of thousands to flee their homes, has up-ended alliances and is re-drawing...


China to speed up purchasing US agricultural products

President Donald Trump has postponed tariffs , which were to begin on Tuesday, on a remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods, but Mnuchin said the tariffs w...


Facebook's Libra announces board as support shrinks further

It leaves Facebook without the backing of any major payments firms for the project, due to launch by June 2020. The G7 does not necessarily direct this repor...


Strike Pay for GM Workers Increased As Strike Continues

General Motors workers are getting a slight increase in strike pay as the work stoppage enters its fifth week. It moves up the timing of a US$25 weekly rais...


American Colleges That No Longer Observe Columbus Day

One town is refusing to join the state in renaming Columbus Day . The event is a celebration of the Los Angeles County's decision to replace Columbus Day w...


Porsche Taycan 4S expands the range with a cheaper option

Like the Taycan Turbo , the 4S has a drag coefficient of just 0.22. It uses a 300-amp inverter motor at the front and a 600-amp motor at the rear, suggesting...


Dyson ends 'not commercially viable' electric vehicle project - Automotive

Dyson said in a statement that his team had developed a "fantastic car " based on an "ingenious" approach, but added: "Though we have tried very hard througho...


Fed's Kaplan says buying Treasury bills is not QE

The central bank is making the moves now to prevent the recurrence of pressures that built up in the short-term lending among banks in mid-September, which push...


Job numbers grew in Saskatchewan in September

The central bank has been holding its key rate steady at 1.75 per cent, despite cuts at many other central banks over the past few months amid the deteriorating...


SEC announces "emergency" halt of Telegram’s Gram cryptocurrency sale

Telegram promised to give the coins to buyers when it launched its blockchain by October 31, when the purchasers and the company would be able to sell them...


Turkey Assault On Kurdish Positions Could Displace 400,000 In Syria

Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters Friday that they would not abandon the Kurds but acknowledged that the Pentagon has withdrawn...


Uber to amass grocery supply startup Cornershop

Uber platform will now provide an option for the delivery of grocery items to millions of people, he added. "Whether it's getting a ride, ordering food from ...


Renault board ousts Thierry Bollore as CEO

She'll be flanked by two new deputy managing directors, Olivier Murguet and Jose-Vincente de los Mozos. Bolloré has been replaced by Clotilde Delbos (pictured...