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China says high-level trade talks with USA have resumed

China says high-level trade talks with USA have resumed A deal to resolve the dispute would be a huge breakthrough on the issue that has dominated much of Trump's two years in office, blowback from which threatens to take the steam out of the USA economy. Vice President Mike Pence said that the Trump administration does not plan to budge in its trade dispute with China, even if that means a cold war. [Full Article...]

Drunk Irish woman arrested after Air India rant

Drunk Irish woman arrested after Air India rant Who are worldwide criminal lawyers for the Palestinian people?" the woman asks before turning to one flight attendant and saying, "I'm working for all your people". "Do you understand me?" She starts to return to her seat and she continued to shout that she will "turn you inside f***ing out, you f***ing stupid c***s!" 'Give me a bottle of wine and game over!' In a separate incident in March ... [Full Article...]

BREXIT: EU divorce deal in peril after two UK Cabinet ministers quit

BREXIT: EU divorce deal in peril after two UK Cabinet ministers quit A defiant May insisted Brexit meant making "the right choices, not the easy ones" and urged lawmakers to support the deal "in the national interest". "We can choose to leave with no deal". As the chaos within government circles gathers momentum, calls for a second "people's vote" over the issue of Brexit is also gaining ground. But May, the weakest British leader in a generation, now faces the o... [Full Article...]

Opec vows to act to stabilise oil price amid market jitters

Opec vows to act to stabilise oil price amid market jitters This sharp drop not only marks the end of the current twelve-day decline streak but also is the lowest mark for the last twelve months as well, furthering the plunge into a bear market. move to allow some Iranian oil shipments to continue even after the imposition of sanctions on the Persian Gulf state , as well as rising American inventories and record output. [Full Article...]

Amazon picks New York City, Washington DC area for new HQs

Amazon picks New York City, Washington DC area for new HQs The decision ends an intense competition between North American cities to win Amazon and its promise of 50,000 new jobs. "We're anxious about our ability to stay in the neighborhood", Dixon said. Some of the funds will go to improve transport, parks and other infrastructure in the neighbourhoods. As Gianaris lambasted his colleagues for granting subsidies to Amazon , a truck drove by honkin... [Full Article...]

Apple Gets Burned on the Street, Shares Fall Into a Correction

Apple Gets Burned on the Street, Shares Fall Into a Correction Another iPhone component supplier has warned of softer than expected demand for Apple's latest handsets. Lumentum makes the vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers, or VCSELs, that Apple uses for its latest iPhones that come with 3-D facial recognition. [Full Article...]

Markets Right Now: Technology stocks lead USA market lower

Markets Right Now: Technology stocks lead USA market lower Banks, consumer-focused companies, and media and communications stocks all took heavy losses. The S&P 500 technology sector index fell 3.5 per cent, and the financial sector index fell 2.0 per cent. Meanwhile, the private-equity firm Veritas Capital and the hedge fund Elliott Management reached an all-cash deal to purchase the USA healthcare software maker Athenahealth for about $5.7 billion, a 12... [Full Article...]

House Democrats prepare to unload flurry of Trump investigations

House Democrats prepare to unload flurry of Trump investigations GOP Whip Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was gravely wounded in last year's congressional baseball practice shooting and is running unopposed for another term in leadership, said McCarthy "knows what he needs to do" to win over his colleagues - and win back the majority - and is well-positioned to do both. [Full Article...]

Amazon Chooses New York City, Arlington for Additional HQs

Amazon Chooses New York City, Arlington for Additional HQs Washington ( CNN Business ) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won't take office until January, but the progressive firebrand is already casting herself as the voice of the people in the debate over Amazon's arrival in NY, even as fellow Democrats rushed to welcome the company. [Full Article...]

Irish authorities investigate UFO sightings by commercial pilots

Irish authorities investigate UFO sightings by commercial pilots In a statement to CBS News, the Irish Aviation Authority said the reports will be "investigated under the normal confidential occurrence investigation process". The pilot explained: "OK". She claimed that it did not appear to be on a collision course with the plane but admitted she was still " wondering " what it could be. [Full Article...]

Why oil prices are falling

Why oil prices are falling During a meeting in Baghdad, Iraq and Saudi Arabia's oil ministers also discussed an electricity grid connection between the two countries to meet Iraq's power needs, he said. Note that although the Iranian sanctions have taken effect, the American Government has now given waivers to eight of the country's customers, thereby going against its earlier insistence on cutting off all of Iran's oil... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Studios announces release date for Crackdown 3

Microsoft Studios announces release date for Crackdown 3 Similarly, Children of Morta , DayZ , Vigor , Warface , Minion Master , Wargroove , and Moonlighter will get mouse and keyboard controls in the near future. If that's too steep for your wallet, then you can also save $100 on a Xbox One S Minecraft Creators bundle, or there is a $70 discount on select other Xbox One S bundles. [Full Article...]

Alibaba Singles' Day sales hit $10 billion in first hour

Alibaba Singles' Day sales hit $10 billion in first hour In the lead-up this year's event, there were concerns that Alibaba and other e-commerce sites like JD.com, which runs a similar sale, may be hit hard by new tariffs on USA goods. Global expansion will be a key plank of Zhang's effort to keep breaking records. Last year, the Chinese company expanded the event to the Western market, with downloads of its app AliExpress surging in the United Stat... [Full Article...]

No proposal to seek Rs 3.6 lakh crore from RBI

No proposal to seek Rs 3.6 lakh crore from RBI Garg added that the government was in discussions with the central bank only to fix its appropriate economic capital framework. From 2014-15 onwards, the government has succeeded in bringing it down substantially. Officials , however, say that the government is instead looking for a review of the framework which governs the RBI's balance sheet. The stage is set for another showdown between t... [Full Article...]

France grounds Ryanair plane to force subsidy repayment

France grounds Ryanair plane to force subsidy repayment Ryanair arranged another plane and customers arrived in London around five hours late. The authority did not specify the amount owed by Ryanair. Ryanair had been ordered for some time to pay back funds that the European Union had declared to be illegal subsidies. [Full Article...]

Tesla names new independent chairman as part of SEC deal

Tesla names new independent chairman as part of SEC deal A complaint was filed against Musk, and he was asked to step down from the position of the chairman of the board of directors of Tesla . Musk's brother, Kimbal, is one of the members. "You really have got to wonder", he said. Beyond the tweet, he implied that a rescue diver in Thailand was a pedophile and waged a public battle with the stock's short-sellers-all while ramping up the company's manu... [Full Article...]

‘It’s a disgrace’: Trump blasts judge’s decision to block Keystone XL pipeline

‘It’s a disgrace’: Trump blasts judge’s decision to block Keystone XL pipeline The same environmental analysis that the department carried out before denying the permit in 2015 was ignored when the department turned around previous year and approved it, the judge argued. The US$8-billion project would help carry 830,000 barrels of crude a day from Hardisty, about 200 kilometres east of Red Deer, to Steele City, Neb., where it could then move on to refineries in the central U... [Full Article...]

Lion Air plane rips wing in another incident after fatal crash

Lion Air plane rips wing in another incident after fatal crash On November 6, Boeing said it had issued an Operations Manual Bulletin (OMB) directing operators to existing flight crew procedures to address circumstances where there is erroneous input from an AOA sensor . The information can be critical in preventing the plane from stalling . While modern jetliners primarily operate on autopilot, the computerized system can disengage when airspeed indica... [Full Article...]

USA exempts Chabahar port-related activities from its sanctions

USA exempts Chabahar port-related activities from its sanctions To a question on the fate of Chabahar Port after the USA reimposed all its sanctions on Iran, the spokesperson said, "This exception relates to reconstruction assistance and economic development for Afghanistan". "This exception relates to reconstruction assistance and economic development for Afghanistan". Steven Mnuchin, US Treasury Secretary, said Washington aimed to bring Iranian oil expor... [Full Article...]

Michigan Becomes First Midwest State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Michigan Becomes First Midwest State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Washington State approved one of the toughest gun safety laws in the nation with a measure that increases the age limit to buy an assault rifle from 18 to 21 and imposes a 10-day waiting period for purchases. MI is also one of two states, the other being Alaska, where households are allowed to grow 12 marijuana plants. The only loss for weed came in North Dakota , where voters approved medical ma... [Full Article...]


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