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'LOL': Procter & Gamble wants to trademark internet acronyms

The products would be sold alongside well known brands such as Febreze, Fairy and Mr Clean. LOL typically stands for laughing out loud, WTF for what the f***,...


Powell signals more hikes ahead

Powell, in a speech Friday kicking off the Kansas City Fed's annual economic forum in Jackson Hole , Wyoming, described the economy as "strong" and said ther...


Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg receives immunity deal

Cohen was never part of the campaign when he was there. Vanity Fair first reported the immunity deal. Cohen had pleaded guilty to tax and campaign financ...


Australia's Bishop quits as foreign minister amid fallout

West Australian MP Melissa Price will take on Environment, as Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's former role as Energy and Environment Minister is split, leaving promi...


Ryanair makes latest changes to cabin baggage policy

From 1 November, Ryanair is going to charge passengers for that extra hand luggage. However, as of 1 November, you will be charged between €8 and €10 for that...


Amazon paying some employees to defend company on Twitter

The accounts frequently appeared to defend the online retail giant in response to random Twitter users criticizing its poor pay and working conditions. Recently...


World's weirdest electric vehicle is a one-seater limousine

The Prototype 10 is resolutely focused on what the future holds for the brand, with its single-seat layout emphasizing Infiniti's driver-focused approach to d...


US oil extends gains after crude inventories fall

US crude rose more than 4 percent on the week, after seven consecutive declines, and Brent rose 5.3 percent after three weeks of falling prices. Due to the ge...


Trump Organization financial chief Weisselberg 'given immunity'

Mr Cohen said on the tape that he had already spoken about the payment with Mr Weisselberg on "how to set the whole thing up". But early one April morning, ...


Trump says Mexico trade deal near; NAFTA hurdles seen easing

Mexican and United States representatives are meeting in Washington . "And will be happy to do that, once the bilateral US-Mexico issues have been resolved". T...


Customs credits new facial comparison technology for Dulles arrest

The new biometric system, which is in early testing in 14 worldwide US airports, matched the man's face to an identity different from the passport he presented....


Supreme Court won't hear appeal in real estate data case

In 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld the tribunal's ruling, so the board recently headed to the Supreme Court to try to protect the data. Boswell said ...


Longtime Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case

It is not uncommon for prosecutors to offer immunity to a person who may have wittingly or unwittingly facilitated a crime if investigators decide that person i...


Russian arms maker builds an EV

The prototype CV-1 was launched at the Army 2018 International Military Technical Forum in Kubinka, Russia . The Russian firearms manufacturer this week ...


Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Not Go Private & Remain a Public Company

He told employees that as a publicly-listed company, Tesla's stock price was subject to "wild swings", which are a distraction for the staff. Musk's twee...


New York AG looking to open tax investigation into Michael Cohen

Trump argued the move could have dire economic consequences. "I don't think any President has ever done what I have done", Trump said. Trump was evasive when ...


The Aftermath of the Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen News

With no real restrictions on his activities, Mueller went after a Trump campaign volunteer and his pick to be National Security Adviser for lying to the Federal...


Fed interest rate hikes appear on course after chair Jay Powell's address

With Powell sticking to his guns, "the news won't be welcomed by president Donald Trump ", said Andrew Hunter, US economist at the consultancy Capital Economi...


Global stocks rise on wave of optimism around planned China-US talks

In the Eurozone, the Euro rose against the U.S. Dollar for the third session in a row to end the session in the green at 1.14368 EURUSD due to the hopes that th...


Stocks gain as bull run nears a milestone

American Airlines Group was up 5 percent to $39.70, while United Continental gained 3.6 percent to $84.95. Technology companies lagged the broader market, wei...


New Home Sales Fell in July, Suggesting a Cooling Housing Market

Given the tightness of the labor market, however, that could be a welcome respite. Sales of new USA homes slumped 1.7 percent in July, the second straight mon...


Nafta Talks Near Accord on Key Points, Mexican Official Says

President Donald Trump's complaint that NAFTA has hollowed out U.S. manufacturing to Mexico's benefit", writes Reuters . The Mexican peso MXN=D2 rose again...


US SEC Rules Against Nine Bitcoin ETF Proposals, Coin Prices Drop

SEC commissioner Hester Peirce took to twitter to simplify what it could possibly mean. Commissioner Peirce included a letter written by Secretary Brent Fi...


Bull market ignores White House turmoil to set new record

Specialist Robert Nelson, right, and trader Gregory Rowe, left, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Trade-sensitive industrial stocks rose for t...


Bolton: Turkey can end lira crisis 'instantly' by freeing pastor

Turkey's presidential spokesman says "there is rule of law in Turkey and the Andrew Brunson case is a legal issue". "Those who think they can make Turkey ...


Fed’s George Calls for More Rate Increases

The Fed has raised rates twice this year. And to CNBC she acknowledged that the shape of the yield curve, which some Fed officials have said gives them pause ...


Yet To Break The Bull Market Record

For all the exuberance, some noted Wednesday that the current bull market's status isn't firmly cemented until the S&P 500 closes above its January 26 closing...


Sears confirms it's closing Eastland Mall store

Liquidation sales are set to begin as early as August 30, according to Sears . The closures are expected to be complete by November. In January, Sears sai...


Donald Trump attacks former personal lawyer Michael Cohen

Instead, they have taken on a very different resonance, given that the only people nearly certain to be locked up regarding criminal activity connected to that ...


Trump Won’t Acknowledge the Independence of the Fed

The index was poised for the longest-running bull market in its history. U.S. President Donald Trump's displeasure with rising interest rates had weighed ...