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Consumer Reports pulls recommendation for the Tesla Model 3

During Tesla's most recent earnings call, company chief Elon Musk said, "Obviously, leasing is a way to improve [Model 3] demand, but it makes our financials ...


US, China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war

Sources told Reuters the broad outline of what could make up a deal is beginning to emerge from high level talks held on Thursday and Friday in Washington. ...


Alberta will begin moving oil by rail following $3.7B investment

Keeping a pledge she made in November , Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has announced the province has signed contracts to lease 4,400 rail cars to carry oilsa...


Britain does not support total Huawei network ban

Officials are wary of the security issues that could arise with Chinese involvement, and the German Interior Ministry said Wednesday that internal discussions w...


Asda-Sainsbury's merger in doubt amid competition concerns

At 1105 GMT, Sainsbury's shares were down 16.6 percent at 239.95 pence. The proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda could be in jeopardy after the UK's...


Walmart to host ‘Baby Savings Day’ this Saturday at select stores

Walmart stores in the Quad Cities Area are among those nationwide participating in the event, including both Davenport locations along with the Walmart stores...


Dublin Airport suspends flights after drone sighting

This disruption is the latest in a series of recent drone sightings that have plagued airport operations across the globe. However, the airport confirmed shor...


Southwest Airlines inspects planes following mechanics’ complaints on network TV news report

Since Friday, the airline has declared a State of Operational Emergency at various maintenance stations to make sure its mechanics scheduled to work come in so ...


Walmart Has Strong Holiday Quarter In Wake of Big E-commerce Push

In other areas, Walmart also helped itself with moves like by expanding its toy selection by 40% for the holiday season, picking up a lot of business that wou...


Rcom Chairman Anil Ambani found guilty by SC in Ericsson default case

The order laid down a deadline of four weeks to make a payment of ₹4.53 billion, failing which Anil Ambani along with his fellow directors, Reliance Telecom...


EuroMillions £153 million jackpot won by lucky Irish ticket holder

National Lottery chief executive Dermot Griffin said: "We are delighted the victor has made contact". Last year, a syndicate of 32 people from a hardware sho...


Honda chief says decision to close UK plant not due to Brexit

Honda has previously warned that a no-deal Brexit would cost it tens of millions of pounds. "They are seeking to consolidate production in Japan", he said....


May heads to Brussels for Brexit crisis talks

Theresa May says she believes she can reach a Brexit deal that parliament can support, allowing Britain to leave the European Union on March 29. "Unfortu...


USA could face new trade battle over vehicle tariffs

The disclosure of the submission came less than two hours before the end of a 270-day deadline. As the White House received the report, the industry unleashed...


All Tri-Cities Payless shoe stores now closing

Payless ShoeSource plans to close all 2,100 locations across the United States as well as its online store, the retailer announced this week. Payless previous...


US, China Trade Talks Expected to Resume in Washington Next Week

Huawei , along with another Chinese network equipment company ZTE Corp, has been accused by the United States of working at the behest of the Chinese government...


Oil gains as investors grow optimistic over OPEC output deal

For both benchmarks, these were their highest levels since November 20, 2018. The Saudis, meanwhile, were said to be repairing a damaged power cable that's curb...


RBI To Pay Rs 28,000 Crore Interim Dividend To Government

This was on top of Rs 50,000 crore paid to the government in August 2018, including Rs 10,000 crore interim dividend paid in March 2018. The Reserve Bank of I...


Woman kicked off plane after shocking act during drunken rage

Radio station manager Orlando Alzugaray, who was on the JetBlue flight bound for Las Vegas, tweeted the video with the caption, "Here's a insane (drunk) chick...


Discount Shoe Company Will Be Closing All Rockford Stores Soon

In 2017, Payless ShoeSource filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, closing 10 stores in MI, and 400 stores in the U.S. The company expects all stores to remain op...


Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi folds

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29 but there are serious doubts about whether the British Parliament will approval the Brexit withdr...


United Kingdom may not in the position to ban Huawei

The company faces outright bans from being involved in the rollout of 5G networks in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, with Canada and the UK st...


President Trump Hails 'Very Substantially Increased' Trade With United Kingdom Post-Brexit

After Mrs May unveiled her Brexit withdrawal agreement previous year Trump warned the PM to "do something" about the trading terms. Stephen Barclay, the Brexi...


Payless ShoeSource set to close all U.S. stores

USA discount retailer Payless ShoeSource Inc plans to close all of its approximately 2,300 stores when it files for bankruptcy later this month for the seco...


Amazon Pull Out From New York the Result of Community Activism

Reaching out to Amazon shows there may be less political opposition in Chicago than in NY, where grassroots organizers questioned the company's corporate practi...


Oil hits 2019 highs on OPEC cuts, U.S. sanctions

Oil has risen almost 25 percent so far in 2019 and is on course for its strongest first-quarter performance since 2011, thanks largely to a commitment by the Or...


Tesla releases new Sentry Mode to protect your electric sedan

The second new feature is called "Dog Mode", a setting that essentially leaves the air conditioning on even if the vehicle isn't running so any canine occupants...


Newsflash: Amazon Leads Massive $700 Million Funding Round in Tesla Competitor Rivian

Rivian founder and chief executive R.J. Scaringe referred to the investment round as an important milestone for the startup on a road to "sustainable mobility"...


Amazon buying Eero is sobering proof of big tech’s utter dominance

Amazon's acquisition of Eero also provides the online-shopping giant with a crucial piece of the smart-home market that could prove necessary for maintaining ...


Bill Gates Has Some Harsh Words for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Tax Plan

He continued: "You do start to create tax dodging and disincentives, and an incentive to have the income show up in other countries and things". Democrat Oc...


Five Injured as 'Severe Turbulence' Forces Delta Flight to Make Emergency Landing

Video posted to Twitter by passenger Joe Justice shows an overturned drink cart and other items spilled into the plane's aisle. His posts included several ph...


JPMorgan launches first bank-backed cryptocurrency

It intends to use the JPM Coin to move a fraction of these in a trial run. Nevertheless, JP Morgan will be the first bank to move beyond rhetoric and actual...


Donald Trump had no idea that Enquirer was investigating Jeff Bezos

Donald Trump has been highly critical of Mr Bezos over his ownership of the Washington Post and Amazon, and the Post's coverage of the White House. The med...


In an abrupt retreat, Amazon cancels plans for NYC headquarters

Last November, Amazon announced it would split its 50,000-person second headquarters between Northern Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington ...


GM, Amazon discuss backing upstart electric truck maker Rivian

Rivian Automotive is aiming to produce both a pickup truck and SUV and may do so with the help of Amazon and General Motors as investors. Rivian, founded by...


Amazon acquires eero to supercharge its smart home devices

Amazon said that the deal was subject to customary closing conditions, and did not disclose an acquisition price. Amazon is strengthening its Smart home busi...


Tesla releases Sentry Mode protection against break-ins

A fan tweeted at Elon Musk in October asking for a dog mode which keeps the ac on and plays music. They will then need to tap "Keep Climate On to Dog", set the ...


United States solar jobs down 3.2% in 2018, but 2019 could be better

The Washington, D.C. -based Solar Foundation's ninth-annual National Solar Job Census , released Tuesday, reported a bump of 4 percent in solar-related jobs ...


China trade talks underway as Huawei tensions grow

President Xi will make an unexpected appearance at the American-Chinese trade talks in Beijing this week, raising hopes that frosty relations between the coun...


Airbus confirms it will stop building the A380

As for their airline customers, Emirates has chose to reduce its total Airbus A380 from originally 162 aircraft to 123 remaining A380s (Most of which will...


Venezuela sanctions leave oil market short of heavy crude

While yesterday's jawboning from OPEC continues to keep the oil complex bid. On the broader picture, the ongoing OPEC + agreement to curb oil production,...


Smartphone shipments fell more than 10% in China

Analysts said that Apple CEO may have masked the company's strategic mistakes in China's and the impact of fierce competition from fast-growing Chinese Androi...


Tencent Posts $150 Million for Forum Platform Reddit

The TechCrunch website reported the funding round last week, but that information was unconfirmed until now. Reddit plans to use the funding to expand int...


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

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Tuesday it had cut output by nearly 800,000 bpd in January to 30.81 million bpd. The IEA ...


Renault denounces Nissan over Ghosn investigation

He has denied the charges. In a twist of fate, representing Ghosn's pitted him against prosecutor Hiroshi Morimoto, a former colleague. Prosecutors say the ...


Lead Brexit negotiator overheard saying 'it's May's deal or a long extension'

However, after failing to rally Northern Irish support last week , and with Brussels dismissing further negotiations, PM May is facing domestic criticism. "We ...


Lufthansa 'to sue passenger for not showing up to booked flight'

For example, if you booked a New York - London - Bangkok flight but tried to join the journey out of London, you would have already nullified the ticket by not ...


Tesla cuts Model 3 price for second time this year

The cameras would then record any vandalism and sound an alarm without the owner's input. In 2018, the Tesla Model 3 was the world's best-selling electric veh...


Retail inflation dips further to 2.05% in January, lowest in 19 months

The consumer price inflation ( CPI ) for the month of January further declined to 2.05 per cent on the back of drop in food prices and smaller increases in fu...


Allegiant announces nonstop flights from Cedar Rapids to Nashville

Introductory fares will be as low as $49 each way, according to a news release from Allegiant. The flights will be twice-weekly, leaving on Mondays and Fridays....