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Man sues Popeyes over fruitless (or chickenless) hunt for sold-out sandwich

A man pulled a gun at a Popeyes restaurant in Houston on Monday, after being told it had run out of the fast-food chain's insanely popular chicken sandw...


Manufacturing Growth At 15-Month Low In August

IHS Markit's August final manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI ) was 47, matching an earlier flash reading but well below the 50 level separating gr...


Bugatti Chiron hits 490km/h, first hypercar to pass 300mph

Although Bugatti has not yet confirmed it will build a go-faster Super Sports model as it did with the Veyron (the Chiron's predecessor), the fact this new ...


Capital Controls Installed in Argentina Highlight the Prowess of Bitcoin

The Argentine government imposed currency controls on Sunday amid an acute debt crisis that has battered the peso. After opposition candidate Alberto Fernande...


Brazil steers clear of recession as Q2 GDP growth accelerates

Trump contends that his economic program of tax cuts, deregulation and get-tough trade policies will give the country sustained GDP growth of 3% a year or bet...


China trade comments boost Wall Street at open

The three main indexes opened higher, following data which showed strong USA consumer spending in July and signals from Washington and Beijing on Thursday, that...


Slow-moving Hurricane Dorian heads toward southeast U.S.

The storm surge warning spans from near West Palm Beach to Titusville. If the storm makes a close pass to Florida, tropical-storm-force winds could arrive a...


Twitter CEO's hacked account sends racist tweets before being secured

This is not the first time Dorsey has been hacked . Twitter Comms , which serves as the official communication channel for this social networking platform s...


Google to pay fine over info from kids

Google will pay United States dollars 150-200 million to settle allegations that YouTube violated a children's privacy law while gathering data to better ta...


AAA: Labor Day Gas Prices Will Be Lowest in Three Years

Forecasters are predicting a mix of clouds and sunshine along the Oregon Coast over Labor Day weekend, one of the more popular destinations this year according ...


Australian-based airlines ban all MacBooks from checked-in luggage

Soon after Apple had announced a voluntary recall of older 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops , several aviation regulators across the world including Directora...


Bank employees stage protest against Centre's decision to merge PSU banks

The government also announced that two lenders based in southern India, Canara Bank and Syndicate Bank, would be amalgamated. Union Bank of India will subsume w...


Tánaiste: No credible proposals from British government to replace backstop

Dublin ramped up Brexit tensions immediately by once more dismissing Boris Johnson's name for the hated backstop to be ditched. "It could possibly't merely ...


Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters

It was latest in a string of protests over three months, some of which have turned violent, targeting the airport, the legislature and the Liaison Office, the s...


TVs to shoes: This time consumers face pain of Trump tariffs

In fact, USA importers pay the tariffs . Trump is also increasing the levy already in effect on $250 billion in other Chinese goods to 30% from 25% starting ...


Craig Wright Losses Kleiman Case, Must Turn Half of His BTC Holdings

The Block's sources who are familiar with the proceedings and were present in the Courtroom confirm that these general details are correct. The man who claim...


Good move but bad timing: experts on bank merger

The government on August 30 said it will infuse about Rs 55,000 crore in public sector banks to enhance their capital base so that they can accelerate lending i...


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account has been hacked

Twitter themselves published a statement on the hack, writing, "We're aware that Jack was compromised and investigating what happened ". Some of the tweets ...


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman briefs media on the economy

Last year, the government had approved the merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda (BoB) that has become effective from April 1, 2019. Also, ...


Treasury chief Mnuchin says USA seriously considering ultra-long bonds

President Donald Trump said he would tack an additional 5% duty onto $550 billion of Chinese goods. Ten-year Treasury yields held steady after hitting a three...


Man sues Popeyes over sold-out chicken sandwich: 'I can't get happy'

A sign indicating that chicken sandwiches are sold out hangs at a Popeyes location. "It just consumes you". According to WTVC , Barr responded to a Craigsl...


Five reasons to watch out for the June quarter GDP growth

Similarly, "agriculture, forestry and fishing" also registered a dip in growth rate to 2 per cent from 5.1 per cent during the year ago period. India's econo...


Ten is the new four: Finance minister announces mega bank mergers

Besides this, the finance minister also announced the merger of 10 public sector banks into four big banks. As per the announcement, Punjab National Bank ,...


Google To Shut Down Job Search Service

The company said in a post on its support website that while Hire was successful, Google will focus its efforts on other products in its Cloud portfolio. A li...


Forever 21 Prepares for Potential Bankruptcy Filing

According to the company website, Forever 21 is the "fifth-largest specialty retailer in the United States", and the average size of their physical locations ...


India relaxes norms for foreign investment

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said the Cabinet approved 100% foreign direct investment in coal mining and associated infrastructure. The pro...


USA crude stocks drop 10 million barrels as imports slow

Inventories at the nation's main delivery hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, where WTI futures are priced, slumped last week by almost 2 million barrels to their lowes...


Toyota, Suzuki to deepen ties

Under the terms of the alliance, the two automakers plan to acquire each other's shares. Toyota, meanwhile, said that in June half of all its vehicles sold ha...


Chiefs players weigh in on new chicken sandwich from Popeye's

Over the past week, Popeyes chicken sandwich gained some fame after a hilarious showdown with Chik-fil-A and Wendy's . The Chicken sandwiches have sent the...


China's central bank could be trying to shore up the yuan

Despite the mixed signals from the U.S. and China , investors focused on the positive and their trade anxiety subsided. Micron Technology (MU.O), Qualcomm (Q...