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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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U.S. economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

Quarterly growth, however, can vary widely from the annual average; GDP growth exceeded 3 percent in five quarters since mid-2013, but the overall growth rate each year was ultimat...

LEADING OFF: Astros play 'home' game, KC nears futility mark

Despite a published report that indicated a decision on the Mets series was final, Ryan stopped short of announcing the Astros' plans past the Rangers series. "We had agreed ...

Jailing of Samsung heir raises questions over company's outlook

This week, Samsung's billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong sentenced to five years in prison for bribery. In return, they were promised of government support in the merger of ...

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Donald Trump has threatened to cancel NAFTA less than one week into the renegotiation of the trade agreement, providing an early indication that the upcoming talks might occur un...

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade could reunite with Cavaliers

Earlier in the offseason, Wade opted in to the final year of his contract with the Bulls and is set to collect almost $24 million. Friedell says those players didn't appreciate ...

Total to Buy Maersk's Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion

The Maersk assets will boost the French giant's business in the North Sea, adding to deals earlier this year that expanded its presence in Uganda and Brazil . In addition, the...

Watch Secret Superstar first song Main Kaun Hoon

Main Kaun Hoon is her first song, which garners her much appreciation for her voice. The song was launched in the presence of Aamir Khan along with director Advait Chandan and...

Flag mistake: Foreign Ministry extends apology to Indonesian government, people

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo also called for an apology but cautioned against exaggerating the incident. Indonesia's flag has a red stripe above a white stripe, but it was pr...

Sensex gains 70 points, Nifty regains 9900 mark

Other gainers were Reliance Industries at Rs 1,589.90 per piece up 1.46%, followed by Tata Steel at Rs 635.10 (0.85%), Bharti Airtel at Rs 409.70 per piece (0.75%), Dr Reddy'...

US July retail sales volumes jump past forecasts

Internet-driven purchases probably received a boost from the spike in online shopping tied to Amazon.com's Prime Day event. Wall Street shares ended Tuesday little changed, but t...

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Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

In a blog post on Target's corporate website, Valdez said Grand Junction will help Target offer product assembly, installation and other services. Rob: Our team is excited abou...

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota and Mazda will invest $1.6 billion to produce crossover models and Toyota's Corolla sedan in the United States starting 2021. On Friday (4 August), the Japanese auto...

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

The teen, a USA citizen, was accosted by a construction crew working nearby on the airfield. He was also reportedly taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Airport spoke...

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Therefore, the firm believes, irrespective of the potential M&A target, be it Charter, T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ: TMUS ), DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) or someone else, there...

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

It also announced a share buyback program of up to $2 billion, which is expected to be completed this year. "We have made an excellent start to 2017", Chief Executive Stuart G...