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Oil prices climb - despite Trump’s ‘humble brag’ about making them low

They pledged to lower output by 1.2 million bpd, of which OPEC's share is 800,000 bpd. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other big p...


China to suspend extra tariffs on US cars, parts

President Trump has repeatedly said he wants trade relations between the US and other countries to be reciprocal. China is the world's biggest auto market but...


Renault backs Carlos Ghosn as chairman in defiance of Nissan

Nissan has said its whistleblower investigation also uncovered personal use of company funds and other misconduct, detailed in the report shared with Renault la...


Restaurant dishes 'contain more calories than fast-food meals'

Only a small minority of meals met the 600-calorie public health recommendations, with 89pc of full-service dishes and 83pc of fast food dishes over this limit....


Tampon Recall 2018: Everything You Need To Know

According to a press release, the recalled product is U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, regularl absorbency, sold throughout the US and Canada. There also have been a s...


Coast Guard searches for cruise ship passenger who went overboard

Carnival's highly anticipated Mardi Gras will feature BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster, an open-air thrill ride encompassing hundreds of feet of twists, turns and d...


After displacement of Brexit vote: British pound falls to 20-month low

Latest hard data shows United Kingdom economy slowing down. In all, monthly UK GDP 3m/3m fell to 0.4% from a prior reading of 0.6%. At the same time the US Do...


Paris police: 21 people detained before protests

The last three Saturdays have been marked by violent demonstrations, with burning barricades, pillaging and clashes with police in cities across France . "We w...


China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US goods

Jinping's landmark talks on trade in Argentina on December 1. The announcement on the planned tariff suspension followed China's first major purchase of U.S. ...


Tencent Music Entertainment Group Raised $1.1 Billion in Its US IPO

Although there are lots of parallels between Spotify and Tencent Music - other than them both now being listed on the New York Stock Exchange - there is one...


To make up for lost landline revenue, California could tax text messages

The proposal is set to be voted on on January 10, 2019. California regulators are now contemplating whether residents would have to pay a fee on text messag...


CDC Issues New Warning On E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce

It's not immediately clear how the reservoir became contaminated, officials said, but the investigation is ongoing with cooperation from the farm, which has not...


China Detains Former Canadian Diplomat After Arresting 100 Christians and Their Pastor

It gave no further details. It was confirmed on Thursday that Michael Spavor, a businessman, had been detained in addition to former diplomat Michael Kovrig. ...


Mississauga, Markham opt out of privately-operated cannabis stores

City Council opted Thursday to accept private stand-alone pot stores although many councillors raised concerns about the impact they'll have on neighbourhoods. ...


China's envoy to Canada decries Huawei arrest as US-inspired

Spavor said in one of his most recent Facebook posts he was planning a trip to Seoul, but did not arrive by Monday as planned, BBC News reported . Kovrig is ...


Briefing: Japanese government to halt sourcing ZTE and Huawei equipment

In late August officials responsible for cybersecurity in the Japanese government's Cabinet Office reportedly were conducting a study to determine if addition...


Apple Appeals Court Order Banning iPhone Sales In China

Qualcomm (qcomm) is requesting courts in China ban the iPhone XR , iPhone XS , and iPhone XS Max from the country, Financial Times is reporting . Qualcomm ...


Pentagon: US Army could fund, build sections of President Trump's border wall

Just days later, he made the same demand in a tweet , while also peddling a false story about ISIS operating training camps near El Paso, Texas. Since beco...


Apple to build new $1 billion campus in Austin

Early this year, Apple said that it would make more than $ 30 billion in capital expenditures in the us over the next five years. In a statement on its websi...


United Kingdom jobs rate returns to record high as earnings growth takes flight

The total is still 49,000 lower than a year ago, the Office for National Statistics said . Average weekly earnings, including bonuses, rose by 3.3 per cent...


Southwest Airlines flight turns around after crew members discover human heart onboard

The aircraft turned around to ensure the heart would make it back to Seattle within a certain time window. Concerned passengers used their cellphones to l...


China resumes U.S. soybean imports, may cut auto tariffs

Also "these shipments can ease China's own shortage of supplies in the first quarter of the year". Currently, the tariff imposed by China on cars and other ve...



Some Kotex Tampons Recalled After Reports of Pieces Left Inside Users’ Bodies

The recalled tampons were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2018 and distributed between October 17, 2016 and October 23, 2018 throughout the USA an...


Brexit deal in turmoil as vote delayed

The British parliament will get its vote before January 21, May's spokeswoman said. She warned that a change of leadership at such a sensitive time in the Bre...


British Prime Minister Theresa May faces no-confidence vote

Always serving the national interest. "The British people want us to get on with it. I stand ready to finish the job". There are just over 100 days to Brexit,...


Former revenue secretary Shaktikanta Das assumes charge as RBI Governor

Brokers said investor sentiment got a boost after the appointment of the new RBI governor on hopes that it will now address the liquidity issue and could help...


Saudi Energy Minister Says he Discussed Oil Market with US Counterpart

Crude oil, along with natural gas, is Azerbaijan's main export. IEA's estimate of 1.9 million barrels per day of increase in non-OPEC supply before these anno...


Australian watchdog wants a regulator for dominant Google, Facebook

The news emerged as the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) released the preliminary report from its Digital Platforms Inquiry on Monday, de...


Google CEO denies company's political bias in congressional hearing

Pichai also said privacy and security are essential parts of Google's mission, and that the company is committed to working with the USA government "to keep our...