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California gas prices to rise as tax goes up another 6 cents

In total, the gas portion of the taxes that went into effect Monday will account for $33 billion in spending on projects that will invest in and fix roads, brid...


South Africa Private Sector Contraction Slows In June

The UK construction industry fell to its weakest level since the 2008 financial crisis in June, according to the IHS Markit construction purchasing managers' in...


RBA's Lowe says rate cut alone won't help

Meanwhile, the NAB announced it would make a 0.18 percentage-point cut to its home loan interest rates. "I think we're fast approaching that floor", said Cans...


Lee Iacocca, icon of auto industry, dies

Iacocca also wrote two best-selling books and was courted as a presidential candidate for 1988. "We are committed to ensuring that Chrysler, now FCA, is such a ...


Amazon Prime Day Concert: How to Watch Taylor Swift Perform

When is Prime Day? If that's not enough, a Prime membership also comes with entertainment for all ages - access to Amazon's collection of TV, movies, video...


IMF's Lagarde 'honored' to be tapped to head European Central Bank

Prior to joining the IMF, Lagarde served as France's finance minister from 2007 to 2011. She will become the only woman ever to have run the institution, and ...


Bitcoin Rally Had Little Impact On Crypto Related Downloads

Stellar's Lumen and Ethereum were also in the green for the current week, with gains of 8% and 3.3% respectively. For the week, EOS led the way down, slidin...


Electric Vehicles Will Have To Be Fitted With Engine Noise Device

The regulation is created to address concerns that low-emission cars and vans are too quiet, putting pedestrians at risk because they can not be heard as they...


United States threatens new European Union tariffs on Scotch, pasta, and Italian cheese

The US and the EU have been locked in a almost 15-year spat at the World Trade Organisation over aircraft subsidies given to US plane-maker Boeing and its E...


European Union leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit

German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen speaks in Athens, March 5, 2019. The Brexit Party's John Longworth, Member of the European Parliament and one ...


AAA: Record Breaking 48.9 Million Americans To Travel Over 4th Of July

Wednesday is expected to be the worst day on the roads. The national average for a gallon of gas is $2.72, which is ten cents less than a month ago and down 1...


New report sheds more light on Jony Ive's departure

A lot of the reporting, and certainly the conclusions, just don't match reality. The move was a shock to nearly everyone, as Ive has been involved in many of Ap...


Trade Wars: The saga continues with Japan vs. South Korea

South Korea's trade ministry criticized the move Monday as economic retaliation and said it will look into filing a lawsuit at the World Trade Organization. But...


Oil prices surge as OPEC set to extend supply cuts

Oil ministers from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies will hold a series of meetings Monday and Tuesday in Vienna to fix productio...


Dow and S&P 500 are on pace for a record day

Washington had been describing Huawei as a security risk to the USA and allies and it was blacklisted by the Commerce Department. Chinese blue chips jumped 2....


Amazon Prime: 20 Lessons in Just Laziness and Waste

Heck, even pop superstar Taylor Swift is in on the gig. Only Amazon Prime members can participate in Twitch Sells Out - new members will receive a free Twit...


Huawei’s ban lifted but with a catch

The U.S. president also addressed the contentious issue on Twitter , saying, "At the request of our High Tech companies, and President Xi, I agreed to allow ...


How The Internet Reacted To Bob Collymore's Sudden Demise

Collymore has been battling cancer for the last two years and took a medical leave in October 2017 to seek treatment in the UK. Citizen TV news anchor Jeff...


Amazon adds "can't-miss" Prime Day Concert, new Prime Day deals

Prime Day brings members the best of both entertainment and shopping. On Monday, Amazon stated it's Prime Day 2019 sale will begin July 15 simply after mid...


OPEC Set for 9-Month Oil Cut Extension

Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Russian Federation agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend supply cuts for another six to nine months ahead of ...


Trump says USA continues to pursue one-China policy

Kudlow says the weekend agreement between Trump and Chinese President Xi "is not the last word". China and the USA will face a long road before they can rea...


Medtronic Recalls MiniMed Insulin Pumps as FDA Warns About Hacking Risk

Medtronic India said it has started notifying customers of a potential cybersecurity risk in the MiniMed 508 and MiniMed Paradigm series of insulin pumps. Th...


Alton Towers owner Merlin agrees £5.9bn takeover deal

Kirkbi has a 30% stake in the entertainment and theme park business and now controls a range of theme parks and attractions across the United Kingdom, including...


Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions

Other topics that were discussed were India's missile defence system deal with Russian Federation, terrorism , H-1B visas and other trade-related issues. In ...


16 dog food brands may cause heart disease in pets, FDA warns

It identified 16 brands with the most frequently reported cases. The FDA says the investigation is not over and is asking pet owners and veterinarians to com...


Fisher-Price recalls 71,000 inclined infant sleepers

The recall pertains to roughly 71,000 units and involves all models of the play yards, according to a news release from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Comm...


US, China trade war on hold...for now

Back then, the Trump administration increased tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 percent, and China hit back, raising tariffs up to the same rate on 5,000 USA g...


China and USA agree to restart trade talks

A temporary freeze on further USA tariffs, as well as Chinese retaliation, while talks get back under way was discussed by negotiators before the leaders met...


Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport

The United Airlines flight bound for Houston's George Bush International Airport returned to the airport shortly after takeoff. The two left main tires blew w...


Harris clarifies debate answer on eliminating private insurance

There is no shortage of climate action calls among the 2020 Democratic candidates. Sen. Kamala Harris: "It was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputation...