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Italy tells euro zone peers working on compromise over budget

The official said it was premature at this stage to say whether Italy would change its budget, which European peers asked Rome to change. Italian leaders insi...


Crypto hackers use Elon Musk's name to fleece Twitter users

By press time, the promotional tweet (which are paid for in an effort to reach a wider audience) had been removed, along with the profile image and name on th...


Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as Tesla chair

Securities and Exchange Commission to end claims he misled investors. Tesla announced that Elon Musk's replacement as its chair will be Robyn Denholm , now c...


Volkswagen Tarok pick-up concept unveiled in Brazil

Volkswagen is pumping up its high-riding portfolio with no less than 19 planned by 2025. The all-wheel drive all-rounder combines the progressive features of t...


Missouri voters approve gradual minimum wage increase to $12 an hour

The minimum wage in Louisiana, Texas, and MS is now $7.25 per hour. There was no organized opposition to the measure, although lawmakers could still alter sta...


Canada Post strikes continue in five southern Ontario communities

Monday's strike means there will be no mail delivery in Rockwood, Elora, Fergus, Arthur, Belwood or Guelph. He said there was limited service at smaller local...


U.S. Futures Slip With Europe Stocks; Oil Steadies: Markets Wrap

Oil fell for a sixth straight day. S&P 500 Index futures lost 0.2 per cent. For this week, the main concern in global markets will continue to remain poli...


USA exempts Chabahar port-related activities from its sanctions

The sanctions, however, threatened India's ability to obtain financing for the development of Chabahar, which could potentially open the way for millions of dol...


Passengers Aboard Indonesian Plane 'Revolt' Against Two Tons of Stinky Durian

Passengers demanded that the fruit be removed, with some nearly coming to blows with crew members. That plane had been found carrying 2.7 tonnes of durian but...


Papa Gino's Abruptly Closes Some Restaurants This Weekend

Papa Gino's Inc.is the parent company of Papa Gino's and D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches. In the same press release, Wendland said the decision to abruptly close ...


RBI governor Urjit Patel could resign on November 19

One of the nominee director on RBI's Central Board S Gurumurthy has reportedly written to RBI Governor Urjit Patel regarding Deputy Governor Viral Acharya r...


MI voters legalize recreational marijuana use

The latter is the only state that does not authorize marijuana stores. North Dakotans decisively rejected a proposal to make marijuana legal for recreational ...


Iowa Grandmother Wins Half of $688 Million Powerball Prize

The win was a shock for the single mum from Iowa, US, who struggled to persuade her three daughters and other relatives that it was for real. The ticket owned...


On the line: Trump, Democrats battle in campaign's final day

Before any other network had hinted that Democrats had cross the threshold for taking control of the House, Fox News host Bret Baier broke the news that the...


Backers of Brexit funding campaign investigated for "suspected criminal offences"

In turn, the Electoral Commission released its own statement confirming that they made the reference to the NCA over a £2 million (US$2.58 million) loan to BFTC...


Your 2018 midterm election guide: What to watch for hour by hour

Americans have started voting in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump's presidency , with control of Congress at s...


Taiwan waived from U.S. ban on Iranian oil

Campaigning in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Sunday, Trump said his "maximum pressure" against Iran was working. The reimposed sanctions will also target...


Americans Prepare to Render Midterm Verdict on Trump

The approach has drawn a push back from some in his party, with Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the House, reportedly urging Mr Trump to focus more on the bo...


Supreme Court Throws Out Industry Appeal of Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that had temporarily preserved the net neutrality regulations championed by Democratic former President ...


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) profit nearly doubles in 3rd quarter

Notably, Buffett's company bought back almost $1 billion in stock during the quarter - the first time that's happened in years - a possible sign that the worl...


Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of US as elections near

In the final days, Trump has accelerated his harsh rhetoric on illegal immigration and lobbed apocalyptic attacks on Democrats. In the House , Democrats need...


Angry U.S. voters head to midterm polls in referendum on Trump

The median House district went for Donald Trump by more than three points, even though he lost the popular vote by two points. The US president's initial vict...


Runaway train derailed after 92km trip without driver in Western Australia

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said the driver had left the train - which had no passengers on board but was loaded with ore - about 4.40am on Monday ...


Amazon HQ2 to be split evenly between two cities

The divided HQ2 locations would each house 25,000 employees, The Journal reports. Mayor Hogsett says he expects Amazon's decision soon after the midterm elect...


Israel welcome restored U.S. sanctions on Iran

The European Union has established a mechanism to permit its multinational companies to maintain presences in Iran, but all signs are that the USA sanctions w...


Amazon to Offer Free Shipping on Holiday Orders

Amazon also said Monday that it has expanded the number of items and locations where Prime members can get free same-day delivery. US online retail sales in ...


Lowe’s Announces Plans to Close 51 Stores, Including 4 in California

Lowe's is closing 51 underperforming stores across the US and Canada. In a release, the company said the locations are underperforming. Lowe's opened its No...


Target Unveils Black Friday Plans, Will Open On Thanksgiving

Deals will be available throughout November, leading up to the official Black Friday deals, and probably beyond Black Friday, too, but if something you've had...


Iran will sell oil, break US sanctions, President Rouhani says

There are a lot of experts, Chris, that said President Trump's policy wouldn't have any impact because it was just the United States, and other countries weren'...


Bank of England Wants a Scientist’s Image on New 50-Pound Notes

Other suggestion included Anne McLaren, a leader in test tube fertilisation. The scientist will feature on the other side of the note to the Queen, who can be...


Petrol-diesel prices today witness a great cut

In Mumbai , petrol is sold for Rs 84.49 per litre and diesel at Rs 77.06. The downward slide in petrol and diesel prices continued on Saturday after the ...


Britain's unhealthiest high streets named and shamed

The Health on the High Street: Running on Empty report used a scale giving points for pubs and bars, dentists, opticians, libraries, leisure centres, museums ...


United States wage growth hits nine-year high

Stock futures rose on Friday after the release of the report. "If that is starting to crack, we might see millions of more people joining the labor force". That...


Apple's 4Q results disappoint amid tech jitters

Signaling that its the era of unit sales growth has come to an end, Apple this week said that it would be much less transparent about device sales. Analysts w...


Loan in 59 minutes! PM Modi launches portal for SMEs seeking funds

Third, improved technical assistance. Modi said that his government will establish Tool Rooms across the country for technological upgradation. "This affect...


Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC Lowers Holdings in Encana Corp (ECA)

The company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. Encana Corporation , together with its subsidi...


UAE minister: Iran's aggressive policies responsible for current US sanctions

USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo said Friday that the U.S. would temporarily allow eight countries to continue buying Iranian oil even after enforcing its s...


Barrick Gold (ABX) Given New C$16.50 Price Target at Cormark

Barrick Gold Corp ( NYSE : ABX)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $7.57 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.06. Taking a l...


Region's unemployment rate up slightly from September

The rate edged back down to its four-decade low, as job growth was essentially flat and fewer people looked for work. While London's jobless rate is low, so i...


A positive year helps Ikea grow market share in UK

The retailer opened two new stores in Sheffield and Exeter, taking its tally to 21 in the United Kingdom, and is set to open an outlet in Greenwich in spring 20...


You can now watch Netflix with Sky Q's Ultimate On Demand package

However, you won't immediately get the full 4K experience if you're using Netflix this way. Available to Sky Q customers only, the new Ultimate On Demand ...


Trump hopes that trade agreement with China will be finalized at G20

Trump said a deal with China would also be good for Beijing. We talked about many subjects, with a heavy emphasis on Trade. The comments came days after Trum...


CUPW continues strike action in Ottawa, expands to Outaouais

John's have walked off the job, joining the series of rotating strikes happening across the country. The Ontario communities of Arnprior-Renfrew and Ottawa ar...


Singapore Airlines to Launch Seattle Flights in November 2019

Flight time for the Singapore-bound leg is scheduled for 17 hours, 50 minutes. Singapore Airlines is on the move in Northern California, too. As we recently ...


I. Sued For $5M After Being Accused Of Defrauding Cryptocurrency Investors

Felton, according to the lawsuit, even created another company and told investors that he had no connection with FLiK. The group is seeking $5 million in da...


Hot brew coffee has more antioxidants than cold brew

In 2017 the duo published another study exploring brewing time, roasting temperature and grind size in cold brew coffee , finding that six to seven hours o...


Clocks Fall Back An Hour Sunday

The change was applied inconsistently at times - mandated nationally as "war time" during the first and second World Wars, breaking down to a patchwork of state...


JAL pilot admits being nearly 10 times over alcohol limit

The tipsy copilot, identified as Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, was arrested Sunday at London's Heathrow Airport after a test administered just 50 minutes before takeoff...


Audi made a supercar for a cartoon with will Smith

This is the first time Audi will be featured in an animated film, but the brand has held a presence in numerous other Fox productions. Of course, being a spy ...


Toyota recalls over 1M vehicles to fix airbag problem

Japanese automaker Toyota has issued a safety inspection recall of about 45,000 of its older vehicles in Finland due to ongoing issues with the vehicles' airbag...