Saudi Arabia in talks to cut crude output

Earlier this week, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said the country plans to increase its oil output and export capacity in 2019, with a focus on the southern oilfields, and is close to reaching a deal with worldwide companies. West Texas Inter... More..

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Freebie Friday: Discounts for Veterans Day 2018
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Freebie Friday: Discounts for Veterans Day 2018

Veterans Day is coming up on Sunday, November 11, 2018 and that means several places are offering discounts, free meals and deals to say thank you. This Sunday, veterans and active military personnel can sto...More..

Ford gets into the e-scooter craze with Spin acquisition
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Ford gets into the e-scooter craze with Spin acquisition

Hawkins of the news site, part of Vox Media. A community backlash led to public hearings, cease and desist letters, and eventually the city issued a temporary ban on e-scooters. By combining our strength in a...More..

China's exports to U.S. tick up as traders try to beat tariffs
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

China's exports to U.S. tick up as traders try to beat tariffs

Analysts largely believe the uptick in exports is a result of American businesses rushing to bring in goods before the tariff rate on $200 billion worth of imports from China increases in January. Dollar-de...More..

E-cigarettes to face new sales limits from FDA, says official
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

E-cigarettes to face new sales limits from FDA, says official

Tobacco activists said the FDA should impose even greater restrictions, including banning online sales. A senior FDA official said details of the ban would be announced next week, and that menthol and mint...More..

US Fed leaves rates unchanged
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

US Fed leaves rates unchanged

Financial markets, which had expected the Fed to hold its benchmark overnight lending rate steady in the current range of 2.00 per cent to 2.25 per cent this week, ticked lower after the statement was relea...More..

Province testing universal child care at select sites, none in mid-island
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Province testing universal child care at select sites, none in mid-island

Funding comes through a $60-million investment as part of the Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with the federal government. "More than 50 childcare facilities will be converted to universal childcare p...More..

Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records

The Chinese company hit a record $1bn in sales in 85 seconds, and then just shy of $10bn in the first hour of the 24-hour spree. Less than 10 minutes in, Alibaba's massive 24-hour online shopping extravagan...More..

Dubai Police Train On Hoverbikes
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Dubai Police Train On Hoverbikes

It takes two-and-a-half hours for the bikes to reach full charge, and each one will set Dubai back around $150,000. Hoversurf - a Russian-owned company based in California - has gifted Dubai's police ...More..

Mazda Confirms New Mazda3, Generation of Cars for LA
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Mazda Confirms New Mazda3, Generation of Cars for LA

Aside from its revised design language, the new Mazda3 also promises to improve performance attributes thanks to Mazda's latest Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture and powertrain technologies. This suggests the n...More..

No Proposal From Government Seeking RBI's Surplus Reserves: Top Official
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

No Proposal From Government Seeking RBI's Surplus Reserves: Top Official

This framework would stipulate the amount of reserves that the Central bank should maintain. Earlier this week, the Indian Express had reported that the alleged rift between the Centre and the RBI was bec...More..

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Fork: Poloniex Announces Pre-fork Trading Support
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Fork: Poloniex Announces Pre-fork Trading Support

Recent Fork monitor social media posts describe Craig Wright as a BCH primary supporter and self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator. The upcoming Bitcoin Cash [BCH] has already given a hard time for users. ...More..

Bombardier to cut 5000 jobs
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Bombardier to cut 5000 jobs

The Montreal-based company said will sell its Q400 turboprop aircraft program to a subsidiary of Longview Aviation Capital Corp. for about US$300 million ($444.3m). On the back of the restructuring announcement...More..

Flight Attendant Breastfeeds Passenger's Crying Baby
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Flight Attendant Breastfeeds Passenger's Crying Baby

Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed! "A cry that will make you want to do anything to help", she shared in a Facebook post on Wednesday . I thought to mys...More..

Bound Ryanair Plane Full Of Passengers Seized By French Authorities
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Bound Ryanair Plane Full Of Passengers Seized By French Authorities

Ryanair owed €525,000 to the department that it had received in aid when the company operated an Angoulême-London route. The European Comission later ruled the deal had been illegal and ordered Ryanair to pay...More..

Walmart releases its Black Friday ad for holiday shoppers
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Walmart releases its Black Friday ad for holiday shoppers

The retailer has also introduced 18 Black Friday deals that are available starting today online. The leaked $199 Sony PS4 Slim 1TB Spider-man Bundle is also on the cover. ET on Wednesday, Nov. 21. Holiday s...More..

Trump says USA government will halt if House Democrats investigate him
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Trump says USA government will halt if House Democrats investigate him

He also belittled the number of high-profile Democrats, including his predecessor Barack Obama , who crisscrossed the nation to support their candidates, while suggesting that he alone was responsible for the ...More..

Miner BHP expects one-week recovery after Australian train derailment
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Miner BHP expects one-week recovery after Australian train derailment

BHP Billiton said it had suspended all its iron ore rail operations in Western Australia on Monday after the incident. The train, operated by Melbourne-based minerals, oil and gas company BHP, had made a sto...More..

VW Tarok concept previews Brazilian production pickup
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

VW Tarok concept previews Brazilian production pickup

Inside, the Tarok feature's Volkswagen's latest digital cockpit infotainment system, along with digital air conditioning controls. Klaus Bischoff, head designer for VW, says the Tarok's DNA adds an exhilarat...More..

Tesla picks Robyn Denholm to replace Musk as chairperson
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Tesla picks Robyn Denholm to replace Musk as chairperson

That deal required Musk to step aside as head of the board for three years in favor of an independent chairman. Now playing: Watch this: SEC sues Elon Musk for securities fraud over misleading. The mid-pric...More..

Elon Musk Bitcoin Scammers Hijack Verified Status Accounts
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Elon Musk Bitcoin Scammers Hijack Verified Status Accounts

To dupe users out of their cryptocurrency , the hackers promise to double the investment of anyone who sends a small amount of Bitcoin to their wallet. For example, the above tweet would appear to have bee...More..

The World's Smelliest Fruit Grounded an Entire Plane in Indonesia
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

The World's Smelliest Fruit Grounded an Entire Plane in Indonesia

That took nearly an hour and 2 tons were removed, but at the end of it, the plane took off from Bengkulu in Sumatra. The airline defended its decision to load durian on the plane but said that going forwa...More..

U.S. exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

U.S. exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions

With Pakistan denying India land transit through to reach Afghanistan, New Delhi developed an alternate route through Chabahar port in Iran, which it helped develop partly and also operates now. And the U.S., t...More..

SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Appeal of Net Neutrality
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Appeal of Net Neutrality

The decision [PDF] removes one piece of a jigsaw of legal cases working their way through the law courts that challenge both the 2015 rules - introduced during the Obama Administration under FCC chair Tom Whe...More..

Backers of Brexit funding campaign investigated for
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Backers of Brexit funding campaign investigated for "suspected criminal offences"

And the man who funded posters claiming the United Kingdom was at "breaking point" over immigration even claimed that the channel's news programme was a "leading proponent" of angst in the country. Mr Banks als...More..

Democrats must do more than Trump-bashing if they want to win
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Democrats must do more than Trump-bashing if they want to win

What if Trump's Republicans do surprisingly well, and the Democrats fall short of taking back the House? Now we're getting to the some of the nation's marquee races: the initial returns from the Texas US ...More..

2018 could be known as the vote of the 'ticked off'
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

2018 could be known as the vote of the 'ticked off'

Along with these, a host of local posts are also up for elections in various states. Trump, though, nearly assuredly will face an avalanche of investigations into his tax returns, his payments to adult-film...More..

China Vows To Continue Iran Trade Despite US Oil Sanctions
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

China Vows To Continue Iran Trade Despite US Oil Sanctions

Oil markets have been preparing for the sanctions for months. Iraq has also been given an exemption, Brian Hook, the USA special representative for Iran, told reporters in a conference call, saying Iraq w...More..

Election Day to test Democratic resistance in Trump era
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Election Day to test Democratic resistance in Trump era

The Midterm elections 2018 are the first time USA voters have been able to vote nationally since Donald Trump stepped into office. Following the outbreak of the #MeToo movement denouncing sexual assau...More..

Midterm elections 2018: Race rows mire campaign homestretch
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Midterm elections 2018: Race rows mire campaign homestretch

Two years later, Americans are still looking for major changes, and Democrats have been able to argue that they are the outsiders, Parks said. At the extreme, there may be calls to impeach Mr Trump , as brin...More..