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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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China dings Medtronic over Taiwan reference

USA -based hotel corporation Marriott International, who categorized Chinese territories as countries in a mail questionnaire, was ordered to remove all related content from its w...

East Coast locked in wickedly cold weekend of subzero temps

By the time the storm reaches the ocean waters east of Long Island and eastern New England on Thursday, it will be explosively intensifying. Scattered fatalities were reported ,...

Price of gas up by 15 cents

The national average price for regular unleaded was $2.49, AAA said, down a half-cent over the week. In Rhode Island, gas is four cents above the national average of $2.49, whi...

Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

Winter Storm Grayson caused small flurries to fall in the notoriously warm state, putting a total of 0.1 inches of snow on the ground, reports Time . The coating of white stuff ov...

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Damore was sacked from Google, and while many people cheered this move, some conservative onlookers claimed the engineer actually had a legal case against the tech giant. Go...

China's Geely buying stake in Mack Trucks' parent company

They did not disclose the value of the transaction, which makes Geely Volvo's largest owner by capital and the second biggest by voting rights after investment firm Industrivarde...

Obama beats Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll

However, a quarter of those surveyed failed to name any man or woman who they admired, while 10% of people opted to nominate a friend or family member. Billy Graham, U.S. Sen. Wh...

Coinbase Investigates Insider Trading Following Launch Of Bitcoin Cash

In the meantime, Coinbase launched an internal probe of insider trading in the run-up to Tuesday's launch. As the announcement was published, the price of Bitcoin Cash spiked...

Give the Christmas Spirit at a Red Kettle Near You!

The 1 percent drop, however, compares favorably with the previous year, when donations declined by 10 percent. With one week left, The Salvation Army, is hoping Calgarians can co...

Introducing Snooze to Give You More Control Of Your News Feed

The new " Snooze' feature differs from the existing option to Unfollow because it allows you to see your friends posts again after 30 days, without manual interaction". Chamath Pa...

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Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

On Tuesday, Starbucks opened the 30,000-square-foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai. Customers at this attractive outlet settled on the West Nanjing Road shopping strip, now c...

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi (pictured) explained in a release that the hackers found 57 million names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers, in which around...

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Assembly polls are due to be held in Gujarat in two phases on December 9 nd 14. "The government is forcefully trying to change history of modern India by erasing contributions...

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Ninety-three of 214 arrestees are charged with federal or state criminal offenses and will face prison time in the United States, said Derek Benner, the deputy executive associat...

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

The statewide figures put Nebraska in good company among states with the country's lowest unemployment rates. But she adds not all communities and regions of the state are benefiti...