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European Union condemns Italian populists' 'explosive' budget

Mr Moscovici said the European Commission had "no interest in a crisis" - words echoed by Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio. "But we don't have an...


Oil prices rise 1% ahead of United States sanctions against Iran

Still, "as investors aren't convinced Trump's latest call can force OPEC to change its course, prices will unlikely keep falling". U.S Energy Secretary Rick P...


Musk would not give up chairman role to settle SEC lawsuit

But news of the lawsuit has sent Tesla's shares tumbling - they were down almost 12 percent as of this writing on Friday. Musk recently appeared to be smok...


China meddling in United States midterms against my administration

He also hailed Turkey for averting an offensive in Idlib by negotiating a deal with Russian Federation. US President Donald Trump at United Nations headqu...


Facebook says 50 million user accounts breached

Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement. The attackers exploited a feature that lets users see their Facebook...


Hacker Will Live Stream Attempt to Delete Zuckerberg's Facebook Page

Chang did not reveal the details of his attack or the reason behind it and there was no response to a query at the time of this writing. Chang Chi-yuan's seemin...


Highlights from the Senate hearing on consumer data protection

The 28-nation European Union put in strict new rules this spring that require companies to justify why they're collecting and using personal data gleaned from...


Fears for Musk's future sink Tesla shares

Unfortunately for Musk, the SEC could do significant damage by affecting investor confidence in a company that has yet to post any significant profits. Tesla ha...


Here’s why Justin Trudeau says the Americans are finding NAFTA talks ‘tough’

Trudeau spokeswoman Chantal Gagnon said: "No meeting was requested". One such attempted encounter led to a brief handshake, with Trump remaining seated when app...


MSCI Indexes Could See Increased A-Shares Exposure

In addition, MSCI has proposed adding ChiNext shares to the list of eligible segments for inclusion starting from the May 2019 Semi-Annual Index Review. FTSE Ru...


Ryanair cancels 190 flights amid cabin crew strike

The walkout, one of the biggest yet by the airline's cabin crew, will force the cancellation of flights for 30,000 passengers on Friday. Chief executive Micha...


Fed raises key rate to 2-2.25%, says more to come

USA interest rates remain relatively low, reflecting the Fed's decision to lower them dramatically amid the 2007-2009 financial crisis in an effort to encoura...


Elon Musk sued by SEC for securities fraud

Now, it appears that probe may have taken the next step. Grundfest said that whether Musk can stay on as CEO is "almost entirely up to Elon" and whether he is...


Iran says Trump is why oil prices are now so high

Saudi Arabia and other allies are expected to add about 1.4 million bpd of additional supply to the market over the next couple of months in order to make up th...


Tesla constructing own auto transporters to help conveyances: Musk

Model 3 buyers who live in the Los Angeles metro area can have their vehicle delivered to their doorstep - whether they're at home or at the office. This door-t...


World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in 'free fall'

The worldwide body also called on Israel to support a conducive environment for economic growth by lifting restrictions on trade and allowing the movement of ...


Ryanair strikes expand to Germany on Friday

The flights represent eight per cent of the of the 2,400 scheduled departures on Friday. Ryanair released a statement telling those affected that it "sincerel...


Federal Reserve hikes rates for third time this year

The Fed's statement exhibited higher conviction in the growth outlook and projections outlined the policy rate path. The central bank also stripped the word...


Nafta: Donald Trump says United States 'not getting along' with Canada

As the relationship between Trump and Trudeau continues to worsen, it's unclear what this could mean for either economy or the trade relationship that connects ...


ABC chairman Justin Milne is out

Both the Greens and Labor have placed their support behind a Senate inquiry into political interference at the ABC , saying that it's important that any invest...


Royal Mail tells environmental campaigners to stop posting crisp packets without envelopes

Protesters have been mailing empty packets of crisps back to Walkers - but Royal Mail have issued a reminder to use envelopes. . The campaign page says: "It wo...


China 'doesn't want me to win' upcoming elections

Security Council . According to a simulation study conducted by the European Central Bank ( ECB ) on Wednesday, the U.S. would suffer the most economically if...


Federal Reserve hikes interest rate, citing "strong" economy

The Fed lifted its short-term rate - a benchmark for many consumer and business loans - by a modest quarter-point to a range of 2 per cent to 2.25 per cent. Fed...


Distracted boyfriend meme objectifies women and is sexist, says Swedish watchdog

The Distracted Boyfriend meme , also known as Man Looking at Other Woman, is a stock photo of a man looking at a woman facing away from him as another woman lo...


Fed raises interest rates, flags end of 'accommodative' policy

The quarter-point increase boosted the benchmark federal funds rate to a target range of 2 per cent to 2.25 per cent. The move reflected an upbeat assessment of...


United States 'dream' of halting Iran's oil exports won't come true: minister

The website of Iran's oil ministry, Shana.ir, quotes the minister, Bijan Zanganeh, as saying the "U.S. dream of getting Iran's oil exports (effectively) to ze...


Federal Reserve raises rates and says pace of increases will accelerate

But as with interest rates, the forward-looking statements will be most interesting. In America, the Fed is now forecasting a further rate hike before the y...


Flying, ACs, Refrigerators To Cost More After Centre Hikes Import Duty

The gap between the current account deficit in the past few months have widened and has become a concern for the government to control this. NDTV is one of th...


Donald Trump: United States 'Will No Longer Tolerate' Cheating from China

The latest list follows a tariff cut focused on consumer goods that went into effect in July. The cuts on over 1,500 industrial products are expected to low...


US Will Almost Certainly Miss NAFTA Deadline

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau , speaks during a news conference at U.N. headquarters during the General Assembly of the United Nations in Manhattan, ...