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Tesla reportedly reaches agreement to build vehicle factory in Shanghai

China is poised to become the world's largest electric vehicle market and the government has a positive attitude for the same. Tesla would have to pay the 25% duty on cars and could drastically reduce its production costs. The factory is to be set...

Pollution killed 9 million people in 2015

It is also one-and-a-half times higher than the number of people killed by smoking and over six times the number of people dying in road accidents. "Up until now the pollution control agenda has been very fragmented", he explained, with some stu...

Two officers who dragged passenger off United flight fired

But viral video of the incident fast became an global symbol of passenger discontent with the flying experience and a civic embarrassment that damaged Chicago's reputation as an worldwide tourist destination. Two employees were fired and two suspende...

Maps: Napa wildfire, Santa Rosa evacuation area

John Dean was driving to his Sonoma County home early Monday when he saw a house on fire along the road. The Tubbs fire, which had spread from Calistoga to Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, has engulfed more than 25,000 acres (9,000 hectares). "Our neighb...

New era of solar power is now upon us, IEA says

The agency added that it expects more than 920GW of clean power to be installed by 2022, an increase of 43%. This made them a leader in the renewable energy production, with the United States following after. 3.46 per kWh in February 2017, the Mini...

Marilyn Manson Crushed Onstage By Props During NYC Concert

Marilyn Manson has cancelled nine upcoming shows as he continues to recover after being injured by a falling stage prop over the weekend. All Marilyn Manson shows from October 2nd through October 14th will be rescheduled for a later date.

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for ITV plc (LON:ITV)?

Interserve (LON:IRV) had the price objective hoisted by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 78 ($1.05) to GBX 243 ($3.27) in a study note study research released on early Mon, Sep 18th, based on the research analysis. It has a 32.92 P/E ratio. The Firm ow...

VW Adds $2.95B to 'Dieselgate' Scandal Costs

Roughly 11 million cars were recalled around the world for using software to cheat emission regulations, but with the majority of those being in Europe, a $3 billion hit for just a small portion of the cars suggest the automaker's woes are far fr...

Volkswagen slapped with new $3bn penalty over diesel emissions scandal

Under the agreement, the company either has to buy back the affected cars or modify them to bring them into compliance with United States environmental laws. "Four months later the US Justice Department said it had charged a former Audi manager wit...

Roku to make $219m debut

Shares opened for trading at $15.78 a piece. Apple has its Apple TV device, Amazon has the Fire TV Stick and Alphabet has the Google Chromecast device. The company takes a cut of advertising revenue from apps on Roku devices and it's beco...

GOP Tax Plan to Allow for Top Individual Rate Above 35%

According to the White House , Trump plans use IN as an example for cutting taxes and regulations when he discusses the revamped plan IN Indianapolis on Wednesday. The tax proposal will be released jointly by the Trump administration, the House Ways...

Target Raising Minimum Hourly Wage

Target competitor Walmart, the country's largest retail chain, raised its minimum pay to $10 previous year, with the average pay for an hourly employee reaching $13.38 for full-time workers and $10.58 for part-time workers. Currently, Target employs...

Brighton and Hove Albion v Newcastle United - fans' view

Despite finishing top of the Championship last season, Benitez was keen to significantly bolster his squad before the beginning of the new Premier League campaign. United come into the game on the back of three successive wins. Last year was last...

UK's Supply Capacity Likely To Expand At Moderate Rates, Says Carney

All of those have implications for the economy and monetary policy. United Kingdom inflation rate hit 2.9 percent in August, well above its target of 2 percent. "On balance, the de-integration effects of Brexit can be expected to.be inflationary", ...

Moriya takes slender Evian lead

She claimed her third victory on tour, and first in seven years, at the Thornberry Classic at Wisconsin in July, when she admitted she nearly gave the game in 2015 and 2016 following seasons of struggle. "The play-off hole was so hard and the weather...

Stanley Fischer steps down as Fed vice chairman

As Yellen's current term expires in February next year, Trump has also begun the search for the next Fed Chair. In his two-paragraph letter to the president, Fischer hailed the USA economy's progress and the Fed's reforms to make the financial sy...

LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament

Stacy Lewis completed one of the most emotional victories in recent memory on the LPGA Tour when she held off a charging In Gee Chun to win the Cambia Portland Classic at the Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland , Oregon. Tied for the ...

Gas prices spike after hurricane

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, too, has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and has waived certain restrictions. allowing fuel vehicles to travel through the state for longer stretches of time. The supply crunch is already being...

Digesting Amazon's (AMZN) Competitive Strategy For Whole Foods

In the press release, the two companies added they would cut prices on certain items at Whole Foods, including products such as Whole Trade bananas, organic avocados, organic large brown eggs, organic responsibly-farmed salmon and others.

New KFC VR Training Game Brings Horror Into The Workplace

Sanders tells players that they'll never be able to leave until they master the five steps of preparing chicken - inspect, rinse, bread, tray, and fry. KFC said that it takes about 25 minutes to show employees how to fry chicken, but the virtual real...

Sears Q2 Loss Narrows; To Close 28 Kmart Stores

Total revenues for the quarter declined 22.8 percent to $4.37 billion from $5.66 billion in the prior-year period. Sales at stores open at least a year, a key measure of a retailer's health, dropped 11.5 percent. And Sears doesn't show the same sig...

Israel to let MPs visit flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Ahead of the visit, sources close to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) said the Palestinian leader would give the Trump administration 45 days to declare a commitment to the two-state solution, or risk a Palestinian push on the...

Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Latham, who police say was staying in a hotel close to his apartment building, had picked up Warren at Chicago's O'Hare airport several days before the alleged crime took place. The two suspects fled on a cross-country odyssey and surrendered to a...

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

A roughly 20% slide in shares of Foot Locker Inc .in premarket trade Friday pulled other sports retailers and apparel makers lower with it, with Under Armour down 1.7% and Nike Inc. This company shares are 39.9% off its target price of $67.95 an...

East Texas students' science project arrives at International Space Station

Then, SpaceX is likely to be back in action at Cape Canaveral in early September, with its first launch of the USA military's X-37B spaceplane. Off-the-shelf computers don't often land up in space, but a new experiment about to begin at the In...

Oil edges up on falling United States crude stocks, but global glut weighs

Official Energy Information Administration (EIA) data will be published late on Wednesday. Traders are also watching United States shale production, which is trudging on full steam ahead despite oil prices , which have been unable to hold above $5...

Merck CEO Steps Down From Trump Business Council

Trump still hasn't mentioned the domestic terror attack by racists in Charlottesville that killing one and wounded nineteen, but he has plenty of time to scold a CEO for resigning from his manufacturing council. Merck & Co.'s CEO resigned from Pres...

Oklahoma City Bank Explosion Plot Foiled by Undercover Operation

Varnell helped the undercover agent assemble the "device" and loaded it onto a van that he believed was stolen, before driving it from El Reno to the alley beside BancFirst. The informant backed up these claims with screenshots of conversations with ...

Stocks Remain Firmly Negative In Mid-Day Trading

While the French CAC 40 Index fell by 0.6 percent, the German DAX Index slumped by 1.1 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index plunged by 1.4 percent. In the Dow , declines in shares of Merck and those of DuPont, recently down 0.9 percent and 0....

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US

The modular tents are being erected in the town of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, 60 kilometers south of Montreal. Now, they will be able to sleep a few hours waiting for the customs officers to do security checks. Many Haitians fear their fate if they ...

Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway

City officials say Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan would increase the top income tax rate from about 3.9 percent to 4.4 percent for married couples who make more than $1 million and individuals making more than $500,000. Another $250 million...

Tesla's shares jump after-hours with "overwhelming" Model 3 response

Tesla Inc reported on Wednesday that its net loss widened in the second quarter as the electric auto maker opened new stores and prepared for the bumpy launch of its new lower-cost Model 3 sedan. Surprisingly, the Model 3 actually did go into ...

U.S. says cuts to staff in Russian Federation 'uncalled for'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told USA counterpart Rex Tillerson on July 28, 2017 that Moscow remained ready to work with Washington despite striking back at new sanctions being readied approved by Congress . Trump had campaigned on a p...

Weekend Sunshine then a few storms

Sunshine will win the sky, with some added fair-weather clouds building in Monday afternoon . High: Mid 80s to near 90 degrees. More mild weather is on tap as we move into the work week. Rain will continue through mid week for western Kansas with ...

Free lipstick giveaway for National Lipstick Day

The giveaway is available at participating stores in the US and Canada, the cosmetics company said in a series of tweets Friday, noting that the promotion "may vary by retailer". The company is known to offer free samples to its customers, plus the...

GE profits off in second quarter

On Friday, the stock indexes of the United States looked all set to open slightly lower, as the investors were taking cues from earning reports of major industrial heavyweights like General Electric and Honeywell . "We've reduced our Industrial ...

Elon Musk Says Received 'Verbal' OK For New York To Washington Hyperloop

In a later tweet on Thursday , Musk said the system would run from "City center to city center in each case, with up to a dozen or more entry/exit elevators in each city". Musk teased the idea of combining two of his current projects - the fast-mov...

Justice Department announces 'largest darknet takedown in history'

According to the McCabe, AlphaBay was 10 times the size of Silk Road , a previous massive Dark Web marketplace that DOJ busted in 2013. Earlier this month, news broke that authorities had seized the Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay , an online bla...

Sears hops on Alexa bandwagon in move to spruce up appliances

The Kenmore Smart air conditioner are available up to a capacity of 18,000 BTU. Sears Holdings shares rose 17% on the news. The retailer has shed more than $1 billion in costs through store closures and other measures and recently sold its Craf...

Frontier To Double Route Network

Airport Director Bill Vanacek said Frontier Airlines' decision to begin flights later this year bodes well forthe facility. Copa Airline's service to Panama City, which began 2013, was Tampa Bay's first nonstop flight to a major Latin America hub...

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Stanley Fischer steps down as Fed vice chairman

As Yellen's current term expires in February next year, Trump has also begun the search for the next Fed Chair. In his two-paragraph letter to the president, Fischer hailed the...

LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament

Stacy Lewis completed one of the most emotional victories in recent memory on the LPGA Tour when she held off a charging In Gee Chun to win the Cambia Portland Classic at th...

Gas prices spike after hurricane

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, too, has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and has waived certain restrictions. allowing fuel vehicles to travel through the ...

Digesting Amazon's (AMZN) Competitive Strategy For Whole Foods

In the press release, the two companies added they would cut prices on certain items at Whole Foods, including products such as Whole Trade bananas, organic avocados, organic lar...

Sears Q2 Loss Narrows; To Close 28 Kmart Stores

Total revenues for the quarter declined 22.8 percent to $4.37 billion from $5.66 billion in the prior-year period. Sales at stores open at least a year, a key measure of a retailer...

New KFC VR Training Game Brings Horror Into The Workplace

Sanders tells players that they'll never be able to leave until they master the five steps of preparing chicken - inspect, rinse, bread, tray, and fry. KFC said that it takes about...

Israel to let MPs visit flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Ahead of the visit, sources close to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) said the Palestinian leader would give the Trump administration 45 days to declare a c...

Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Latham, who police say was staying in a hotel close to his apartment building, had picked up Warren at Chicago's O'Hare airport several days before the alleged crime took place. ...

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

A roughly 20% slide in shares of Foot Locker Inc .in premarket trade Friday pulled other sports retailers and apparel makers lower with it, with Under Armour down 1.7% and Nike...

East Texas students' science project arrives at International Space Station

Then, SpaceX is likely to be back in action at Cape Canaveral in early September, with its first launch of the USA military's X-37B spaceplane. Off-the-shelf computers don't...

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Oil edges up on falling United States crude stocks, but global glut weighs

Oil edges up on falling United States crude stocks, but global glut weighs

Official Energy Information Administration (EIA) data will be published late on Wednesday. Traders are also watching United States shale production, which is trudging on full st...

Merck CEO Steps Down From Trump Business Council

Merck CEO Steps Down From Trump Business Council

Trump still hasn't mentioned the domestic terror attack by racists in Charlottesville that killing one and wounded nineteen, but he has plenty of time to scold a CEO for resigning ...

Oklahoma City Bank Explosion Plot Foiled by Undercover Operation

Oklahoma City Bank Explosion Plot Foiled by Undercover Operation

Varnell helped the undercover agent assemble the "device" and loaded it onto a van that he believed was stolen, before driving it from El Reno to the alley beside BancFirst. The in...

Stocks Remain Firmly Negative In Mid-Day Trading

Stocks Remain Firmly Negative In Mid-Day Trading

While the French CAC 40 Index fell by 0.6 percent, the German DAX Index slumped by 1.1 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index plunged by 1.4 percent. In the Dow , declines in...

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US

The modular tents are being erected in the town of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, 60 kilometers south of Montreal. Now, they will be able to sleep a few hours waiting for the customs ...