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Feds approve higher fuel-efficiency standards for trucks

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration jointly finalized the regulations to be phased in through 2027, which the Obama administration estimates will save 1.1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxid...

Russia's Putin and Turkey's Erdogan to mend ties

Relations between Turkey and Russian Federation - two powers vying for influence in the strategic Black Sea region and Middle East - have always been complicated. Erdogan has also expressed resentment toward Western allies that have cautioned against...

Vet who served with Capt. Khan says Trump lost her vote

Indeed, in interviews, Khan said his wife helped him write the speech and dissuaded him from even harsher criticism for the GOP nominee. "I don't think I'm offended because if someone doesn't know about Islam what do you expect from him to say?...

Tesla's Confirms Compact SUV Model Y Will Be Its Next Release

The Model S unit, which had 9,764 deliveries in the quarter, has a starting price of $76,000. Tesla spent much of 2016 playing catch up on auto manufacturing goals. For the second half of the year, management reiterated its target for 50,000 deli...

Reserve Bank of India stands pat; concerns for inflation outlook remain

In context of the Make in India speech, Rajan said, "we need growth at a measured pace" which is consistent with what the economy can support and depend on fundamental reforms to fasten the process. Harshavardhan Neotia, President, FICCI said the ind...

Facebook hates ad blockers so much it now blocks them

But there are ways to configure ad blockers to stymie these efforts as well. According to a report on Business Insider , " Facebook is taking a stand against ad blockers". Adblock Plus, one of the most popular adblockers for Chrome, Safari and ...

Trump predicts big growth under economic plan

Hillary Clinton is expanding her presidential battleground map to include the traditionally Republican states of Georgia and Arizona, according to officials aware of the plans. Democratic nominee Clinton also leads when Libertarian Gary Johnson and G...

The Financial Times: China warns United Kingdom over £18bn nuclear power deal

Commentators say the observation with some sharp undertones comes as prime minister Theresa May's government considered the UK's first nuclear reactors in over 20 years. Three unions at the state-owned utility said last month's vote should be decla...

GST good but tax rate should not exceed 18%: Rahul

First, additional 1 per cent tax by producing states and second is compensating all the states for any revenue loss in the first five years post GST comes active. He said the consensus that had finally emerged over the Bill showed that national iss...

Neymar's Brazil held by minnows Iraq

The Barcelona star became increasingly frustrated with the rough treatment he received and Iraq's time-wasting tactics as Brazil were booed off the field in Brasilia for the second time in four days. Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa scored and set ...

AIE asks passengers from Dubai to Kerala to board flights from Sharjah

The Boeing 777-300 experienced a landing gear failure, and black smoke was reported to be coming from its fuselage. Traffic at Dubai airport remained disrupted Thursday with 237 flights cancelled, a day after an Emirates plane crash-landed and sh...

Maharashtra bridge collapse: Death toll rises to 20

Transport minister Diwakar Raote announced either a government job to a family member of the deceased staff of the two MSRTC buses that were washed away or compensation of Rs 10 lakh each. The ICG is also diverting another Sea King 42B aircraft to he...

Obama's Presidential Library Will Be In Chicago's Jackson Park

CHICAGO - The two parks Barack Obama considered for his presidential library are only a mile apart in Chicago. President Barack Obama's presidential library and museum has found its home. "Friends of the Parks similarly has a deep commitment to...

Oil jumps 2 percent, US crude firmly over $40 on short-covering

USA crude oil imports grew by just over 300,000 barrels per day last week to average over 8.7 million barrels per day for the week of July 29 . Also supportive was Tuesday's American Petroleum Institute report on USA inventories, which showed a 1....

Yankees send Carlos Beltran to Rangers for 3 pitchers

If the Yankees are true sellers, they should be trading every player that isn't under contract for next season that they don't have plans of keeping. He is hitting.304/.344/.546 with 22 homers this year, a remarkable season at the age of 39, and fits...

Fox News president Roger Ailes resigns after multiple accusations of sexual harassment

It was a swift fall for the famously resilient executive, who has been with the network 20 years ago and is widely credited for its success. Ailes' resignation comes weeks after he was accused by former Fox 5 reporter Gretchen Carlson of having...

Audio Report: What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Aug. 1, 2016)

Futures extended their rout after tumbling 14 percent in July. Crude prices are still up more than 55 percent from 12-year lows of $26 to $27 in the first quarter. Crude oil futures briefly plunged below $40 a barrel for the first time in three mon...

RBS among worst performing European banks as stress test results are published

The bank's capital ratios fell by more than seven percentage points in tests to assess how large financial institutions would perform in another major crisis. Of the banks tested, 37 are based in the euro zone and monitored by the ECB, which stated t...

NextEra buying Dallas-based Oncor

NextEra is also the owner of Florida Power & Light Co. A group led by Dallas-based Hunt Consolidated had previously agreed to buy Oncor, but the Public Utility Commission of Texas imposed conditions on its purchase that investors wouldn't sign o...

China issues regulations for online ride-hailing services

Specifically, in addition to having at least three years of driving experience, the guidelines will require drivers to retire their cars after driving 600,000 km. "We welcome the new regulations , which send a clear message of support for ride-shari...

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Russell Westbrook's mega-contract could impact his decision on future — Paul George

Twitter dwellers noticed and celebrated an interesting coincidence - that the Westbrook-Thunder deal was finalized on Durant's 29th birthday. Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul G...

Senior Audi engineer is arrested over diesel scandal

Since admitting to installing emissions-cheating software in 11 million diesel cars across the world, Europe's largest carmaker has been in talks with customers and governments ove...

Uber Rival Lyft Has Been Cosying up With London Transport Officials

The Sun newspaper reported past year that 32 sexual assault claims were made against Uber drivers in 2015/16, more than a fifth of all claims against taxi drivers filed to Brit...

Uber will No Longer be Allowed to Operate in London

While we haven't been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do. The ban will add to the cost of living in what is already the UK's most expensive city Speaking...

Tesla working with AMD to develop chip for self-driving car

GlobalFoundries, which fabricates chips, has a wafer supply agreement in place with AMD . Tesla is reportedly working on a chip to handle all the tasks needed to power the f...

Italian antitrust authority to investigate Ryanair over mass cancellations

He again apologised for the disruption, which he said was down to mismanagement of the pilots' rostering system. O'Leary told Ryanair's Annual General Meeting that it did not...

Flipkart Big Billion Days 2017 - All Offers & Latest Deals

Moreover, Front load washing machine from IFB is also available under Rs 20,000. Without any offer, the Honor 6X (Review) will be available at Rs. 11,999 and Rs. Another Micromax...

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy in the USA and Canada

The Canadian retailer said it's opening its 56th store in Orleans, Ont. Tuesday and plans to have locations open later this year in Sudbury, Ont., Langford, B.C., Fredericton, and ...

Millions of users infected after hackers hide backdoor in CCleaner

In a blog post , the company's VP of Products Paul Yung said that another one of it software products, CCleaner Cloud (version 1.07.3191), has also been affected. Hackers broke in...

Thousands of air passengers stranded in New Zealand after fuel pipeline bursts

Flights have been affected, with airlines told to fill plane tanks to capacity at other airports before flying to Auckland , and long-haul global flights told to plan for re-fuel...

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Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

Fowler got off on the right foot by sinking a 25-foot eagle putt on the opening hole, but mustered just one birdie the rest of the day. Jason Day holes out as he takes the lead...

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

The FTC said it's investigating Equifax's breach on Thursday. Equifax may not be the largest data breach ever in terms of the number of people affected, but it may be more sign...

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Lufthansa's low cost subsidiary, Eurowings , which is renting aircraft and pilots from Air Berlin , also had to cancel flights. Passengers booked to travel on the cancelled se...

Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

If 60kWh buyers found they needed more range and wanted to upgrade later, they could... or if Tesla wanted to suddenly bestow owners with some extra range in case of an emergency...

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

That detail, which has gotten a little overblown in its rounds on social media, has inspired nearly as much anger as the hack itself. "You need to take more action", one consume...