Dying man awarded $396m after jury rules weed killer gave him cancer

The lawsuit is the first to accuse the product of causing cancer but is a may foreshadow possible outcomes of a looming wave of similar legal challenges. He added: "We will appeal this decision and continue to vigorously defend this product, which ... More..

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Plane crashes after airline employee's solo 'unauthorized takeoff' from Seattle airport
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Plane crashes after airline employee's solo 'unauthorized takeoff' from Seattle airport

Police also said the incident was not related to terrorism. This is a single suicide male. We know who he is. A plane has crashed in Seattle after what airport officials are calling an unauthorized takeof...More..

by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Energy executives lament Trump tariffs as costs rise on pipeline projects

The currency slid almost 8 percent in relation to the dollar to a record low of 6.59 shortly after Trump announced the increase on metals duties on Twitter . Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan leaves from a mo...More..

Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%

Still, the sell-off may not be over after the government struck a defiant tone on Friday even after Trump's move. The MSCI All-Country World index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was down 0.6 percent on...More..

Pakistan supports Saudi Arabia in diplomatic row with Canada
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Pakistan supports Saudi Arabia in diplomatic row with Canada

The FO spokesman said Pakistan has always supported the sovereignty of states and the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other states. He added that Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir...More..

by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan dismisses lira fears, says "we have our God"

President Donald Trump announced tariff increases on Turkish metals as tensions between Turkey and the United States escalated. The President threatened to levy harsh tariffs on Turkey last month, demanding...More..

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Remains Sell on Rallies
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Remains Sell on Rallies

In conclusion , Michael Arrington, founder of TechCrunch and Arrington XRP Capital hedge fund, thinks that XRP (XRP ) outperforms Bitcoin (BTC ) and Ethereum (ETH ) regarding transactions speed and fees, ...More..

India's first IKEA store brings traffic to a standstill on opening day
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

India's first IKEA store brings traffic to a standstill on opening day

Opened with a military band, the store in the southern city of Hyderabad is the first of 25 outlets the Swedish furniture giant hopes to open by 2025 across the country of 1.25 billion people. However, Ikea c...More..

The Names Bond, Blockchain Bond
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

The Names Bond, Blockchain Bond

To set it apart from the traditional concept, the banks are calling their spin on it "bond-i" - an acronym that stands for "blockchain operated new debt instrument". "We believe that this transaction will be ...More..

Bird Scooters Have Landed in Cleveland
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Bird Scooters Have Landed in Cleveland

Bird struck an interim agreement with the city last week allowing a limited number of the electric vehicles to operate on the streets. The deal came after the Los Angeles company quietly introduced 100 of the...More..

Trump doubles tariffs on Turkey
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Trump doubles tariffs on Turkey

During a speech in the Black Seas city of Rize overnight, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on citizens to exchange hard currencies and gold for the lira . "The situation of Turkey can not go on for much...More..

McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life

The stuff of pop culture rumors and fast food lovers' dreams, the McGold Card does indeed exist, McDonald's confirms. So how did the McGold Card start? One lucky customer will have the chance to win free...More..

Hargreaves Lansdown raises dividend by 40%
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Hargreaves Lansdown raises dividend by 40%

The company's net new business inflows of £7.6 billion were 10% up on the previous year. On net revenue that rose 16% to £447.5m, profit before tax grew 10% to £292.4m, short of the £295.3m that City analysts...More..

Erdogan says attempts to exert economic pressure on Turkey futile
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Erdogan says attempts to exert economic pressure on Turkey futile

The lira pared some of its losses to trade at 5.9646 against the dollar at 0745 GMT, down 5.5 percent, after slumping as much as 14.6 percent to hit an all-time low of 6.4915 in early trade, according to Reuter...More..

Australian Dollar Jumps After RBA Monetary Policy Decision
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Australian Dollar Jumps After RBA Monetary Policy Decision

The deterioration of the outlook for Aussie interest rates, at a time when the US Federal Reserve and other central banks are raising their own rates, has incentivised investors to sell the Australian Dollar in...More..

Russian Federation: U.S. Sanctions for Skripal Poisoning ‘Categorically Unacceptable,’ Retaliation Planned
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Russian Federation: U.S. Sanctions for Skripal Poisoning ‘Categorically Unacceptable,’ Retaliation Planned

Russian Federation has vehemently denied any involvement in the poisoning. She said sanctions would take effect on or around 22 August, after a 15-day Congressional notification period. Like many countr...More..

China: Trump's claims of winning trade war 'wishful thinking':The Asahi Shimbun
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

China: Trump's claims of winning trade war 'wishful thinking':The Asahi Shimbun

On Friday, China unveiled additional tariffs on 5,207 goods imported from the USA, worth US$60 billion . The Chinese government responded to the United States administration by proposing retaliatory ...More..

Ryanair cancels one in six flights as more pilots join strike action
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Ryanair cancels one in six flights as more pilots join strike action

Ryanair, which last year agreed to recognise unions for the first time in its 30-year history, has frustrated workers' groups over slow progress in securing collective labour agreements (CLA). Ryanair slammed t...More..

Aimia’s largest shareholder says Air Canada-led Aeroplan offer is undervalued
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Aimia’s largest shareholder says Air Canada-led Aeroplan offer is undervalued

Mittleman recommended that Aimia, in which Mittleman Brothers has a 17.6-per-cent stake, accept no less than $1 billion, "especially not with a gun held to its head by its key commercial partners". The bidders ...More..

Canada to ask UK, UAE to help end Saudi Arabia rift
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Canada to ask UK, UAE to help end Saudi Arabia rift

The Financial Times (FT) reported the Saudi central bank and state pension funds had instructed their overseas asset managers to dispose of their Canadian equities, bonds and cash holdings "no matter the cost...More..

Pantera Capital CEO Thinks Crypto Investors Are Overreacting to Bitcoin News
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Pantera Capital CEO Thinks Crypto Investors Are Overreacting to Bitcoin News

It must be noted that there are possibilities that the decision could be taking prior to the given that but many bitcoin investors are not happy with the delay in the decision since they would have been happi...More..

Rite Aid, Albertsons $24B Deal to Fight Amazon Scrapped
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Rite Aid, Albertsons $24B Deal to Fight Amazon Scrapped

Grocery giant Albertsons, meanwhile, issued a statement saying it disagreed with Rite Aid stockholders' concerns that the deal would undervalue the chain and that it had refused to change the terms of the d...More..

21st Century Fox’s Profit Surges on Growth in Cable, Film Businesses
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

21st Century Fox’s Profit Surges on Growth in Cable, Film Businesses

Analysts expected Fox to post revenues of $7.56 billion and earnings of 54 cents a share, according to Thomson Reuters. Earnings rose to 57 cents a share, up from 36 cents, on an adjusted basis. Executives did ...More..

Homebase plan to 'CLOSE 60 stores putting 1,000 jobs at risk'
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Homebase plan to 'CLOSE 60 stores putting 1,000 jobs at risk'

According to Sky News , Alvarex & Marsal will launch the CVA proposal early next week. Australian retailer Wesfarmers bought Homebase for £340m in February 2016 but then sold the company to restructuring fir...More..

Three Japanese auto giants admit using fake vehicle emission data
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Three Japanese auto giants admit using fake vehicle emission data

Improper inspections happened less often at the other two - 2.1 per cent of 335 motorbikes inspected in the last two years at Yamaha and 3.8 per cent of 1875 vehicles inspected at Mazda over the past four years...More..

Uber drivers log off to protest upfront pricing and pooling
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Uber drivers log off to protest upfront pricing and pooling

They can often be found playing backgammon on trash bins, chatting in small groups or, on hotter days, napping in their cabs with the windows rolled down. The RDSU also demanded that Uber allow drivers to opt...More..

Ryanair to cancel 250 German flights as more pilots join strike
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Ryanair to cancel 250 German flights as more pilots join strike

The union is demanding improved pay and conditions for Ryanair pilots, but said today that Ryanair had ruled out any increase in staff costs. Pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) announced that Ryanair pilo...More..

IKEA set to open first Indian store in Hyderabad tomorrow
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

IKEA set to open first Indian store in Hyderabad tomorrow

Swedish retail giant IKEA opens doors of its first store in India on Thursday in the erstwhile city of the "Nizams"- Hyderabad . By then, sales of homewares and home furnishings will probably reach $1530 cro...More..

Huracan Driver Racks Up $45,000 In Speeding Fines On Holiday
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Huracan Driver Racks Up $45,000 In Speeding Fines On Holiday

However, he might be looking at an extended stay in Dubai, though not necessarily for pleasure, this time. That's because there have been previous cases in the United Arab Emirates where rental companies have b...More..

NYC sets limit on Uber and Lyft vehicles
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

NYC sets limit on Uber and Lyft vehicles

The proposed bill will be the first of its kind in a major American city to set a limit on ride-hailing vehicles. Supporters of a cap have said the regulations will protect drivers, fairly regulate the indu...More..