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Hunt calls for Europe-led security in Gulf

He said Britain will seek to create a European-led mission to ensure safe passage of vessels in what he called a vital region. The Swedish-owned Stena Impe...


Democratic candidate Warren sees USA economic downturn; urges quick steps

She warned that an increase in interest rates could "plunge families over a cliff". "Warning lights are flashing", she writes in a post at Medium . She propo...


Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, pricier oil

Halliburton shares were up 7.04% in early trade despite seeing profits plunge 85% on impairment and severance charges, while Equifax inched ahead 0.79% after...


Volvo recalls more than 500000 cars due to fire risk

In total, 507,000 cars have been recalled worldwide, and 86,000 of these are in Sweden. More than 500,000 are being recalled worldwide, with more than 69,000 ...


Equifax forced to pay you $4 for compromising your data

Equifax is close to reaching a settlement to lay to rest lawsuits brought forward by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys, and a class-action ...


Events helps residents keep cool on National Ice Cream Day

Halo Top Creamery, which already turned its popular high protein pints into hand-spun milkshakes with Subway , teamed up with Bumble for National Ice Cre...


New Report Finds Few Places Where Minimum Wage Workers Can Afford Housing

This paper looks at the extent of the problem by determining the hourly wage that a full-time worker must make to be able to rent an average two-bedroom apartme...


Sterling recovers from lows, helped by strong retail sales

Since them, GBP/CAD has been rebounding, but its recovery has been fairly modest compared to its losses, and the pair trends closer to the level of 1.6277 at th...


PepsiCo buys out South Africa's Pioneer Foods

This transaction creates a leading food and beverage company in Africa led from South Africa, with a commitment to supporting the broad socioeconomic imperative...


Chevrolet Corvette C8 Reveal - Finally, A Mid-Engine Corvette!

Ahead of the evening launch inside a vast hangar, Corvette owners planned to mingle at a "Corvette Corral". Michael Simcoe, vice president of global design ...


Toys R Us plans to reopen stores before Christmas

Toys "R" Us is getting a reboot. Tru Kids Brands is the parent company that owns the Toys R Us trademarks. Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman dis...


Bill Gates overtaken as world's second richest person

He also became the only person among the 500 others on the list to have an individual gain of $39 billion to his fortune in a year alone. The figures are upd...


Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations

Financial markets quickly reacted, with futures at one point pricing in nearly 70 percent chance of a 50-basis-point cut at the month-end meeting. The softer ...


House OKs minimum wage hike for first time in a decade

That same Congressional Budget Office report warned that between one million and three million people could lose jobs. We don't have enough jobs now. It has...


No Deal Brexit will mean recession, warns United Kingdom budget watchdog

In its most recent 'Fiscal risks report' the OBR estimates that United Kingdom public borrowing would almost double to around £60 billion if the country lea...


KLM rebuked after mom told to hide breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is permitted at KLM flights . "To ensure that all our passengers of all backgrounds feel comfortable on board, we may request a mother to cover...


Bank of America profit rises on loan growth

Investor Conference Call information Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the financial results in a co...


British manufacturer Lotus unveils Evija all-electric supercar

With a name that the company claims means "the first in existence" or "the living one", the planned all-electric vehicle is a truly wild looking auto. Introduci...


S.Korea cuts key interest rate to 1.5%

South Korea is one of the world's biggest chipmakers. The restrictions affect key materials used in the production of semiconductors and display panels. The ...


This Prime Day deal on Beats X earphones is a must-buy

However, the online retailer said Prime members bought more than 175 million items throughout the 48-hour event, serving as the basis for its claim that...


Viagogo ordered to improve transparency in ticket tout tussle

The CMA's most recent action followed several warnings that the site had not done enough to overhaul the way it presents information on its website in order t...


House Democrats press Facebook to scale back currency plan

Facebook repeatedly stressed it would work with regulators to ensure users' privacy, but as of Tuesday , the Swiss regulatory body responsible for its regulat...


U.S. oil imports, exports down last week

That overwhelmed any optimism stemming from a 3.12 million-barrel drawdown in crude supplies driven by production outages related to Hurricane Barry. US West ...


How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission

Love's has partnered with Schwab Meat Co.to give out free hot dogs at participating locations in 41 states. Philly Pretzel Factory is giving out one free...


European Union sanctions Turkey for drilling off the coast of Cyprus

In their statement, they said that in light of Turkey's "continued and new illegal drilling activities", the EU was suspending talks on an air transport agr...


Here’s How Elon Musk Will Connect Your Brain With Computers

Neuralink is also developing a machine that will automatically embed these threads into the human brain. The advantage of this system, according to the firm,...


United States offshore oil production remains cut by 58%: Federal agency

Gulf of Mexico was shut-in as of Sunday in response to the tropical storm Barry", according to OilPrice. That marks an improvement from Sunday, when nearly 73%...


Tesla finally did something about its convoluted lineup

Unfortunately, this also means that the base price for the Model S and X is significantly higher than before - $5,000 and $4,000, respectively. The company al...


Facebook's currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

In expressing doubt about the social media network's currency plan, Brown and his committee colleagues highlighted Facebook's repeated scandals in failing...


Galileo Satellite Navigation System Experiences Service Outage

On the page showing the current situation of all 22 satellites, it's showing " Not Usable " or "Testing" as the status. It stresses that "the SAR service - us...


Goldman Sachs Reports Dip in Q2 Profit, FICC Revenues Fall

The decrease was said to be driven by lower net revenues in interest rate products, currencies and credit products. Investment Banking revenues decreased 9% y...


Save 22% on the PS4 Controller on Prime Day

All the waiting, the speculating, the saving, has come down to this one moment. Amazon's fifth annual Prime Day, which this year began Monday afternoon, was c...


Save $70 on Bose SoundLink II wireless headphones for Prime Day

If you have Amazon Prime , don't forget that you can share the benefits with a household account and take advantage of more promotions! Amazon have been ru...


New Air Passenger Rights Protections Come Into Effect

The new air passenger bill of rights , the first phase coming into effect today, relies on some level of common sense on the part of both passengers and airlin...


Fears mount Thomas Cook's £750m rescue could be blocked by bondholders

Its share price dropped 60% on friday after this news. Thomas Cook said summer bookings in its tour operations business were down 9 per cent, while those at...


Facebook reportedly hit with US$5 billion fine for privacy breaches

While the deal resolves a major regulatory headache for Facebook , the Silicon Valley firm still faces further potential antitrust probes as the FTC and Justic...


China GDP growth slows to 6.2% in second quarter

Industrial output climbed 6.3 percent from a year earlier, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed, picking up from May's 17-year low and surpassin...


Amazon’s Prime Day : Workers hold protests, demand for improved working conditions

Workers at seven of Amazon's twelve warehouses in Germany are going on strike between Sunday evening and Monday, according to a press release by trade union V...


China GDP Growth Slows to 6.2 Pc in Second Quarter

Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in late June to restart talks on their stand-off over the longstanding USA trade deficit and Chinese economic poli...


US Workers to Be Laid Off Due to Huawei Blacklist

While the meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping saw the potential for a loosening of restrictions on Huawei, the Trump administration...


Prime Day Australia Deals For Electronics

By breaking the list you actually want, it will only help you avoid impulse purchases. Just keep in mind that there's a fee if you don't meet that minimum. Sure...


Trump weighs in on cryptocurrencies

The President argued the unregulated nature of the cryptocurrency market could enable illegal activities such as drug trade. According to the POTUS, Facebook ...


China imports from US plunge in June amid tariff war

China's imports from the United States plunged 31.4 percent in June from a year earlier amid a tariff war with Washington, while exports to the USA market s...


Free or discounted fries Saturday for French Fry Day

According to a survey of 1,000 Americans from National Today , regular fries are the most popular type of fry, followed by curly and steak cut. And unfortunate...


FTC reportedly approves $5B settlement with Facebook

Facebook has earmarked $3 billion for a potential fine and said in April it was anticipating having to pay up to $5 billion. However, it looks like it will need...


Oil gains on USA inventory drawdown, Gulf of Mexico storm

Also adding to concern is an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East. A decline in USA inventories also boosted oil prices . Futures in NY were l...


The New Starbucks Tie-Dye Frappuccino Is Perfect for Your Instagram

The coffee giant's Tie-Dye Frappuccino is a fun blend of all the colors in the rainbow created with a slew of tasty ingredients. It seems like not everyone ...


Trump hits out at China over slowing agricultural purchases

After a bilateral meeting, Trump announced that a new round of tariffs would be put on hold after China agreed to make new purchases of us farm products as th...


Another day, another hack: $32 Million stolen from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange

Without a doubt, the incessant hack of cryptocurrency exchanges has nearly become a menace that the crypto industry doesn't have a solution. As of yet, the ...


Ford and VW Sign Contract to Collaborate on Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

The need for cost-sharing partnerships is underlined by the current downturn in vehicle sales and predicted changes to ownership models as new technologies are ...