UK Prime Minister Theresa May Faces No Confidence Vote

Corbyn said: "When the prime minister's deal is defeated , she will only have herself to blame. Nothing about how - or even if - it intends to honour the decision the British people took in a referendum Parliament chose to hold". "Time is nearly u... More..

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Brexit vote: Donald Tusk suggests United Kingdom should stay in EU
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Brexit vote: Donald Tusk suggests United Kingdom should stay in EU

It's only slightly facetious to suggest that Theresa May personally favors staying in the European Union but leads a party that has promised to leave it, while Corbyn's situation is exactly the opposite. But ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump predicts United States will reach trade deal with China

Even though export growth was the highest since 2011, last year's overall Chinese trade surplus fell to the lowest level since 2013. "They're having a hard time with their economy because of the tariffs", Trump...More..

by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Family alleges they sat on airplane floor because their seats were missing

A family on board a TUI flight from the island of Minorca, Spain to Birmingham, England , is claiming they were made to sit on the floor of the plane after paying $1,675 for three seats that did not exist. B...More..

Government Shutdown Makes Hartsfield-Jackson Airport a Nightmare
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Government Shutdown Makes Hartsfield-Jackson Airport a Nightmare

An estimated 51,000 TSA agents are among them. Hundreds of airport screeners in the U.S. are working without regular pay amid the government shutdown . He said he didn't know how many security lines were dow...More..

PG&E, Facing Colossal Liability, Seeks Bankruptcy Protection After CEO Resigns
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

PG&E, Facing Colossal Liability, Seeks Bankruptcy Protection After CEO Resigns

Currently, PG&E serves around 15 million people in the state of California . PG&E was downgraded to junk by credit-ratings firms last week as reports circulated that it was nearing a bankruptcy filing. Kelly...More..

Green and mean: Ford Explorer Hybrid and ST debut
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Green and mean: Ford Explorer Hybrid and ST debut

Cadillac's electric crossover is expected to be a mid-size model created to take on the Tesla Model X and offer buyers the choice of two or three rows of seats. Both feature 21-inch wheels, while the latter ...More..

World's highest petrol price prompts strike in Zimbabwe
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

World's highest petrol price prompts strike in Zimbabwe

Ironically, President Emmerson Mnangagwa took over following a coup that kicked out President Robert Mugabe before winning the contested elections in July a year ago. Workers in Zimbabwe are not paid in dol...More..

Stocks boosted by US-China trade hope, oil prices soar
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Stocks boosted by US-China trade hope, oil prices soar

On Tuesday, oil prices extended gains. Futures in NY have advanced 10 percent this week, as Saudi Arabia pledged that a producer coalition it's leading will keep the market in balance. Gold prices rose on Wed...More..

Detained Nissan's ex-chair Ghosn recovers from fever
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Detained Nissan's ex-chair Ghosn recovers from fever

Ghosn denies any wrongdoing and argued Tuesday in a dramatic first court appearance that he had been "wrongly accused and unfairly detained". In addition, it is no longer making payments on his residence in P...More..

Apple to Introduce a Three-Camera Setup With the Next iPhone Flagship
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Apple to Introduce a Three-Camera Setup With the Next iPhone Flagship

According to the Wall Street Journal's sources, the firm will be implementing a triple camera system on the highest end iPhone - presumably the iPhone XS Max successor. That led Apple to aggressively market...More..

Google Sued Over Attempt To Hide Sexual Misconduct In Workplace
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Google Sued Over Attempt To Hide Sexual Misconduct In Workplace

It also alleges that the co-founders gave sexual misconduct accused Andy Rubin a "hero's farewell" with a Dollars 90 million exit package . Martin said in the suit Alphabet failed shareholders by attem...More..

Elon Musk's SpaceX to cut 10% of staff amid 'difficult challenges'
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX to cut 10% of staff amid 'difficult challenges'

The Starship is SpaceX's new class of super-heavy launch vehicle that will replace the company's current crop of products, and will allow for potential missions around the Moon and to Mars. "Starship test f...More..

US, China wrap up talks on tariff battle
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

US, China wrap up talks on tariff battle

The talks were the first face-to-face meeting between the two sides since their leaders met on December 1. China said Thursday that trade talks in Beijing with a U.S. "The length of the meetings shows that ...More..

Tesla drops 75D versions of Model S, Model X
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Tesla drops 75D versions of Model S, Model X

When completed later this year, the factory, the first Tesla plant outside the USA, is expected to produce some 250,000 Tesla-brand electric cars per year, with that figure eventually rising to 500,000. 'We...More..

Due to TSA absences, Miami International Airport will temporarily close one terminal
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Due to TSA absences, Miami International Airport will temporarily close one terminal

The Transportation Security Administration said that 5.1 percent of screeners were absent on Thursday, up from 3.3 percent on the same date previous year. TSA acknowledges that more screeners are calling in si...More..

Saudi's Oil and Gas Reserves Are Bigger Than Previously Reported
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saudi's Oil and Gas Reserves Are Bigger Than Previously Reported

Khalid al-Falih said the kingdom, the world's top crude supplier, would cut its exports to 7.2 million barrels per day in January, down from 8.0 million bpd in November. Its crude reserves totaled 268.5 billion...More..

Rare coin found in boy's lunchbox worth $2.4 million
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Rare coin found in boy's lunchbox worth $2.4 million

An extremely rare bronze coin that was picked up by a high school student in MA in 1947 and preserved until his death in September could fetch up to $1.7 million at public auction. Lutes's coin, now verified, w...More..

FDA's routine food inspections halted amid government shutdown
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

FDA's routine food inspections halted amid government shutdown

While those workers still wouldn't be paid until after the shutdown ends, Gottlieb said he was setting up an agency travel account to help those inspectors keep large balances off their personal credit cards. T...More..

Chinese iPhone sellers reportedly cut prices following sales warning
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Chinese iPhone sellers reportedly cut prices following sales warning

The new three-camera setup will likely shift Apple's primary focus to the camera-related features on the most expensive iPhone this year, which would help the company compete with its Android competitors. Off...More..

GM workers stage another sit-in at Oshawa plant
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

GM workers stage another sit-in at Oshawa plant

The labour action came after union president Jerry Dias sat down with GM on Tuesday to talk about proposals the union had made to extend the life of the Ontario plant, but came away empty-handed. Furthermore,...More..

Powell: Fed can be patient as US economy evolves in 2019
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Powell: Fed can be patient as US economy evolves in 2019

Earlier: Jerome Powell has been moving markets - up and down - lately. James Bullard, president of the St Louis Federal Reserve Bank, one of 12 in the Fed system and a voting member of the policy committee t...More..

China-US trade talks end on positive note
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

China-US trade talks end on positive note

China is keen to put an end to its trade dispute with the United States but will not make any "unreasonable concessions" and any agreement must involve compromise on both sides, the China Daily , a state newsp...More..

White House: IRS will issue tax returns during shutdown
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

White House: IRS will issue tax returns during shutdown

The IRS paid out $12.6 billion by February 2, 2018, to more than 6 million households; $101.2 billion to nearly 32 million households by February 16; and had doled out $212 billion in refunds by the end of Ma...More..

Rally held in downtown Calgary in support of B.C. pipeline protesters
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Rally held in downtown Calgary in support of B.C. pipeline protesters

The RCMP says it is not taking sides in the dispute. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe attended the rally, which he said was about defending the "quality of life" that Canadians enjoy thanks to natural resources...More..

PG&E is tanking after report says it's considering filing for bankruptcy protection
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

PG&E is tanking after report says it's considering filing for bankruptcy protection

A bankruptcy filing reportedly is not PG&E's preference for addressing the liabilities, but the preparations could put pressure on California politicians hoping the company can avoid such an outcome. Shares o...More..

Bullish Traders Need Positive Trade Talk News to Sustain Rally
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Bullish Traders Need Positive Trade Talk News to Sustain Rally

Data showed that stockpiles at Cushing, Oklahoma , a key delivery hub for US crude futures, decreased by 565,000 barrels from December 3 to December 4, according to Genscape , a USA global commodity and energ...More..

Ghosn appears in court, denies shifting personal losses to Nissan:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Ghosn appears in court, denies shifting personal losses to Nissan:The Asahi Shimbun

Or at least that's what he said on Monday in his first statement to the public since his arrest by Japanese authorities in 2018 in connection with charges of misreported income. His lengthy stay in a tiny, fr...More..

USA retail giant Sears considers takeover bid after liquidation threat
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

USA retail giant Sears considers takeover bid after liquidation threat

That raised concerns in the negotiations since the maneuver might not be allowed in court, the sources said , given ongoing investigations of Lampert's pre-bankruptcy deals, which the hedge fund manager mainta...More..

Samsung warns over 'stagnant' smartphone market
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Samsung warns over 'stagnant' smartphone market

For the fourth quarter of 2018 Samsung had consolidated sales of "approximately 59 trillion Korean won" with a consolidated operating profit of "approximately 10.8 trillion Korean won". It also said a "st...More..