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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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"One Is To One": Mamata Banerjee's Template For 2019 General Elections

By the time she ended her rounds for the day, the Trinamool Congress chief said the Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav format could be replicated in many other states. "Delhi is a part of Ind...

Jaguar and Waymo announce self driving auto deal and driverless I-Pace

Companies planning to launch driverless car services generally supplement existing hardware on vehicles supplied by auto makers with their own self-driving technology. Waymo CEO ...

Nearly 100 jobs to go in Toys R Us distribution hub closure

Retail Group, and Party City Holdco Inc., which often open pop-up stores around the Halloween season and fill their stores with Halloween gear, toys and props. "I am very disappoin...

Powell marks start of Fed tenure with rate rise

There were no dissents to the vote to raise rates. Americans with credit card debt are especially vulnerable to rising interest rates. The central bank continues to project three r...

Amazon to buy Toys R Us?

Shoppers visiting the soon-to-close Toys R Us store in Johnson City may have been surprised to see signs indicating the business was hiring. In February began going-out-of-business...

Dog bound for Kansas ends up in Japan

The Kansas breeder said her French bulldog Tilley will get some extra hugs tonight. A flight attendant, anxious that the carrier did not fit under the seat, instructed the owners ...

Trump 'On the Same Wavelength' as Mike Pompeo on North Korea

Tillerson had visited Nigeria on the last leg of his official visits to Africa, and met President Muhammadu Buhari, during which they discussed issues of mutual interest to both c...

Fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter

The final statistics show that it took "the truth about six times as long as falsehood to reach 1500 people and 20 times as long as falsehood" to "cascade", or spread new inf...

Goldman CEO Blankfein to step down as soon as year-end

Lloyd Blankfein could step down as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) chief executive as soon as the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, swiveling the focu...

Allscripts Launches EHR-Integrated Lyft Transportation Service

The ride cost for the patients will be covered by the health care providers. With it, businesses can schedule rides for individuals. In the previous year alone, 3.6 million peop...

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United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United Airlines appears to have had a change of heart about its decision to replace quarterly employee bonuses with a lottery system . A new staff bonus reward program implemen...

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

That JPMorgan Chase & Co.is seemingly among the first banks Amazon has approached about the project is most likely no coincidence. Sie Soheili, a spokesman for Capital One, and...

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

CFIUS asked Qualcomm to delay the Broadcom takeover vote which was supposed to happen on Tuesday. Qualcomm's shares fell 4 percent in trading before the bell. "It is critic...

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

The S&P 500 lost 36.16 points, or 1.33 percent, to 2,677.67 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 92.45 points, or 1.27 percent, to 7,180.56. But stocks mounted a huge rebound, clawing ...

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Brent crude rose 20 cents to $67.51 per barrel and US West Texas Intermediate futures had climbed 41 cents as of 11:35 a.m. EST, with both contracts reaching their highest increa...