Economy

Ecuador Has Cut Off Julian Assange's Internet Access At Their London Embassy

Officials said Assange's internet access was blocked Tuesday because of his recent activity on social media in which he slammed the arrest of a Catalonian separ...


Google buys GIF platform Tenor, hopes to simplify finding and sharing GIFs

Finding the right GIF images through Google will soon be a little easier. As users search for this kind of content more often, Google Images is one of m...


Jaguar signs deal to produce self-driving I-Pace

Today, JLR announced it'll partnering up with Waymo in a long-term deal - and it should result in a 20,000 strong fleet of self-driving EVs in the first two y...


Markets Right Now: Tech, bank stocks lead USA indexes higher

A steep, late-afternoon sell-off in technology companies pulled US stocks sharply lower Tuesday, knocking 344 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. Micro...


Huawei launches stunning triple-camera P20 Pro smartphone

While you're free to shoot 40MP photos, the P20 Pro by default, shoots 10MP shots by combining the data from four adjacent pixels into one through a feature...


Uber sells to Grab: A look back at the brand's SEA ads

For Grab , the deal will help its meal-delivery service, which will now merge with Uber Eats, compete with Go-Jek, according to a person close to Grab . "...


Sheriff: Woman attacked husband after he forgot anniversary

In a mobile phone video, the woman is strung up in public and her husband lashes out at her until she collapses. Police said before Wanjiku could defend herse...


Stocks close lower after Fed hikes rates

European markets were higher today, with the Spanish Ibex Index falling 0.18 percent, STOXX Europe 600 Index climbing 0.03 percent and German DAX 30 index gaini...


Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates, Sees 2 More Hikes Coming In 2018

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates Wednesday by a quarter of a percentage point and signaled that the central bank is on track to raise rates another t...


Falling fuel prices eases inflation rate to seven-month low

Lower petrol prices and cheaper hotel rooms - compared to a period past year when price readings were taken on Valentine's Day - were among the reasons for the ...


Investigators Believe Serial Bomber Behind Fourth Explosion in Austin, Texas

Anthony House, 39, died on 2 March. The explosion also critically injured his mother. Initially, police said it was being treated as a "suspicious death", and...


Fate Of Nuclear Deal Thought To Be Uncertain With Tillerson's Ouster

So we were not really thinking the same. On March 13, President Trump announced that the current CIA Director and former Tea Party Congressman Mike Pompeo, ...


Pakistan to boycott WTO meeting in India

Diplomatic sources mentioned that Pakistan has scheduled the WTO ministerial meeting to be held here from March 19-20. Sohail Mahmood's return to Pakistan...


Right to get Moscow answers on spy - PM (4)

Russia's decision to expel British diplomats does not change London's position on the poisoning of former Russian intelligence agent Sergei Skripal . Spea...


Gold, Platinum Bars Spill Across Russian Runway As Plane Door Flies Open

The offending hatch then detached from the plane and fell on a local auto market. According to an official from the Canadian-based Kinross Gold Corporatio...


Plastic particles found in bottled water

However, some bottles had a concentration of more than 10,000 micro-plastic particles per litre, with some pieces as large as the width of a human hair. It is n...


Donald Trump To Consider Trade Measures Against China "In Coming Weeks": Advisor

A second person, who is an industry lobbyist in Washington familiar with the administration's thinking, said the process was being led by Peter Navarro, an ...


Google Removed 100 Bad Ads Per Second in 2017

Google has announced today that it's not going to allow advertisements promotion initial coin offerings or cryptocurrencies starting this June. Google ...


Spring Statement 2018: Further details on plans to tackle United Kingdom housing crisis

The predictions, made by Office for Budget Responsibility, would put the United Kingdom among the slowest among major economies as global growth picks ups, and ...


Memo: No Tanks, 'Older' Aircraft at Trump's Military Parade

But the event will "include a heavy air component at the end of the parade", meaning lots of airplane flyovers. Many observers were quick to compare Trump's p...


Waymo's self-driving trucks are carrying cargo for ... Google

Waymo has been testing the trucks in California and Arizona over the past year. "Our software is learning to drive big rigs in much the same way a human drive...


UAE advisor with ties to Trump aides now cooperating with Mueller

That meeting, which happened days before Mr. Trump took office, the Times reported , involved a Russian investor with ties to Russian president Vladimir Puti...


U.S. economy added 313000 jobs in February

Top officials are hoping the move of workers off the sidelines and into jobs will mean more output and income for the USA without wage and inflation pressures...


There's A Lot of England Fans Pretty Upset with Scott McTominay Today

That's what struck me when I met him as a young player. He made his senior debut against Arsenal in May and has played 17 games, including starting the past t...


US Launched Satellite with Heavy Missile "Atlas"

NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S) is scheduled for launch around 3 p.m. MST in Florida. Rolling out on the eve of liftoff wi...


Storm Emma puts paid to holidaymakers' plans at Bristol Airport

Ryanair , Virgin Atlantic and easyJet have also been forced to cancel flights since Monday. Airlines suspended flight operations from between 3 and 4pm be...


Stockton Working On Response To ICE Raids

ICE said about half have criminal convictions in addition to their immigration violation. The warning "was meant to give all residents time to learn their...


Angola is second largest oil supplier to China in January

So, as of 08:30 Moscow time the price of Brent crude oil stood at 67,22 per barrel. Crude oil prices slipped lower on Tuesday. Elsewhere, Brent oil for ...


Warren Buffett's letter leaves some wanting more

Berkshire said about $29.11bn of its net income was attributable to the reduction of the USA corporate tax rate from 35 per cent to 21 per cent. "You and I ...


Oil Jumps as Surprise US Supply Drop Dispels Shale Boom Fears

Although Brent achieved a modest 20 cent rise to $65.45 per barrel, WTI dropped an equally modest 11 cents to $61.68 as traders awaited the latest data on inv...


Barclays took a hit of £127m following Carillion collapse

Income decreased 2% to 21.08 billion pounds from 21.45 billion pounds past year, primarily driven by lower revenue in Barclays International and Head Office, ...


Waco among first cities to gain AT&T's 5G coverage in 2018

I guess we will be able to live stream 4K 360 degree content from our smartphones! And the company on Wednesday (Feb. 21) announced the first three in that li...


'Cars Are to Us What Books Are to Amazon,' Uber CEO Says

While Amazon had nearly $ 178 billion in sales in 2017, net income was $2.24 billion. While cities ran into problems with bikes getting hacked and left in ...


Dog food is withdrawn over concerns about euthanasia drug

It reported on February 8 that 60 percent of the 15 Gravy Train cans tested contained trace amounts of pentobarbital, a euthanasia drug. The brand is part of Bi...


Rowdy family booted from ship after cruise turns to 'bloodbath'

It is still unclear if the family will face any charges for the fight, though Marine Area Command officials are now investigating it. Camera IconThe Carnival ...


England and Wales Cricket Board announces 2023 Ashes venues

The Test Matches awarded include the Ashes Tour of 2023, when Lord's will host its 38 Test between England and Australia. The competition will see the retur...


PNB issued 150 LoUs to Nirav Modi firms

But on Thursday, officials at the nation's central investigative agency announced it was looking for Modi as law enforcement officials fanned out to raid his ...


Valentines Day by the numbers

The team will turn more than 4,000 roses into arrangements for what is one of the industry's busiest times of the year. "We have a great staff that's been with ...


Woman claims she was forced to flush emotional support animal at airline

According to the Miami Herald , a woman flushed her " emotional support hamster " down the loo at the airport after she was told that the animal would not b...


United States mother abandons newborn after giving birth in airport bathroom

Airport police are looking for a woman who they say may have given birth and left her baby in an airport restroom with a note asking authorities to find him a g...