Southwest flight slides off runway in Burbank, California

Flight 278, a Boeing 737-700 that originated in Oakland, came in for a landing shortly after 9 a.m., the Federal Aviation Administration reported on Twitter . The airport remained open Thursday despite the runway closure, however, officials warn... More..

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The Czechs introduced the hatchback Skoda Scala
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

The Czechs introduced the hatchback Skoda Scala

Depending on the model, the Scala rides on wheels measuring between 15 and 18 inches in diameter. Skoda is going upscale in Europe's compact vehicle segment with the Scala hatchback, which will go on sale i...More..

Eiffel Tower, Louvre shut down as France braces for new riots
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Eiffel Tower, Louvre shut down as France braces for new riots

There have been 8,000 officers and 12 armoured vehicles sent into Paris today as more than 1,000 people gathered in the city centre. Macron's government warned that Saturday's "yellow vest" protests in P...More..

Maker of Marlboro cigarettes turning to pot
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Maker of Marlboro cigarettes turning to pot

The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2019. "As a company that operates predominantly in the highly-regulated tobacco industry, we believe Altria has valuable regulatory and compliance experien...More..

Australia passes controversial encryption bill
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Australia passes controversial encryption bill

The legislation thrusts Australia to the heart of a global tug of war between tech companies and governments over privacy and security. Australian lawmakers voted in favour of the Telecommunications Access ...More..

Flags at half-staff for former President
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Flags at half-staff for former President

Bush will be taken to his home of Houston, where he'll lie in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston from 7:45 p.m. ET Wednesday until 7 a.m. ET memorial service. The church will also hold a second ...More..

USA politicians pay tribute to former United States president George HW Bush
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

USA politicians pay tribute to former United States president George HW Bush

His eldest son, George W. Bush, served as 43rd President, 2001-2009. Prominent figures and fellow former presidents gave their statements on the passing of H.W. "May it be a comfort to them to know that so ...More..

You won't wake the neighbours with this electric Aston Martin DB6
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

You won't wake the neighbours with this electric Aston Martin DB6

The electric DB6 is developed around a so-called cassette EV powertrain an has been developed to "mitigate any future legislation to restrict the use of classic cars by offering a zero emissions conversion". Pa...More..

One-star Jeep Wrangler
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

One-star Jeep Wrangler "meets or exceeds" safety standards, says Jeep

Although not an official comment, it's believed that if the Jeep tested by the Euro NCAP had been equipped with the upcoming AEB system, its rating would be considerably higher, although no specifics were g...More..

China to Implement Deals With US in Cars, Energy, Agriculture
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

China to Implement Deals With US in Cars, Energy, Agriculture

The White House said that the USA has agreed that the tariffs on $200 billion worth of product will remain at 10% until January 1st 2019 and that China "will agree to purchase a not yet agreed upon, but very su...More..

China vows quick action on U.S. trade promises: 'The sooner the better'
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

China vows quick action on U.S. trade promises: 'The sooner the better'

The leaders attended the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We will remind , the President of the United States Donald trump and Chinese President XI Jinping , on the sidelines of the G20 summit ...More..

Stocks drop as falling U.S. yields, trade worries hit mood
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Stocks drop as falling U.S. yields, trade worries hit mood

Treasury yields and resurgent trade concerns stoked investor worries about global economic growth. In the Treasury market , all eyes remain on the yield curve after three-year yields climbed above those...More..

Facebook's ranking drops in 'best places to work' list
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Facebook's ranking drops in 'best places to work' list

That survey was taken by almost 29,000 employees, the Journal reported, compared with the just 436 Facebook employee reviews on Glassdoor over the past year. Facebook has suffered a recent string of high-...More..

Burger King offers penny Whoppers at McDonald's
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Burger King offers penny Whoppers at McDonald's

All you have to do is drive near a McDonald's and use the Burger King app . The fast food giant announced Wednesday that it's offering one-cent Whoppers to anyone who is standing near a McDonald's restau...More..

'Tariff Man' Trump’s China Tweets, Recession Fears, Push Dow Down 800 Points
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

'Tariff Man' Trump’s China Tweets, Recession Fears, Push Dow Down 800 Points

While the more closely watched part of the Treasury yield curve - the gap between two-year and 10-year yields - remains upwardly sloped, it flattened to just 15 basis points Monday. "Maybe we're not going to ge...More..

Canada arrests Huawei CFO, to extradite her to US
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Canada arrests Huawei CFO, to extradite her to US

Meng, who also goes by the name Sabrina, was arrested by Canadian police while changing planes at Vancouver International Airport Dec. 1 on a warrant issued under the Extradition Act at the request of us auth...More..

U.S. markets set to drop amid Huawei arrest, trade war
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

U.S. markets set to drop amid Huawei arrest, trade war

In the case of ZTE, the matter was only finally settled after the company underwent an extensive restructuring, as the United States government has made it clear that it intends to strongly enforce its export r...More..

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%, lowers inflation forecast sharply
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%, lowers inflation forecast sharply

According to Section 7 (1) in The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, "The Central Government may, from time to time, give such directions to the RBI as it may after consultation with the Governor of the Bank co...More..

Trump urges against oil production cut ahead of OPEC meeting
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Trump urges against oil production cut ahead of OPEC meeting

The remarks came just a day prior to OPEC's meeting in Vienna , piling pressure on the Saudi-led cartel, Russian Federation and other non-member nations over potential global oil policy-making. The Trump admin...More..

Canadian Heavy Crude Surges After Alberta Imposes Oil Cuts
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Canadian Heavy Crude Surges After Alberta Imposes Oil Cuts

New-York-traded West Texas Intermediate (WTI), delivered at Cushing, Okla., is the benchmark price for light crude oil in North America. Notley said that she expects the cuts to remain in place until the 35...More..

Canada Arrests Huawei CFO; Extradition Hearing to US Planned
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Canada Arrests Huawei CFO; Extradition Hearing to US Planned

We'll update you as this story continues. She is reportedly sought by the USA for breaking trade embargo with Iran. "The company believes the Canadian and USA legal systems will ultimately reach a just conc...More..

Chief financial officer of China's Huawei arrested in Canada
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Chief financial officer of China's Huawei arrested in Canada

The woman was apprehended on Saturday and is awaiting the bail hearing scheduled for Friday, Canada's Department of Justice spokesman Ian McLeod told The Globe and Mail . In a statement, Huawei said it complie...More..

France delays fuel tax hikes that prompted protests to 2020
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

France delays fuel tax hikes that prompted protests to 2020

The unrest over the squeeze on household budgets comes as OECD data showed France had become the most highly taxed country in the developed world, surpassing even traditionally high-tax-paying Scandinavian ...More..

Business Lobby: Xi G20 Meeting to Help Prevent Trade War Escalation
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Business Lobby: Xi G20 Meeting to Help Prevent Trade War Escalation

USA indexes rose about 1% on Monday, following gains in Europe and Asia. Tariffs remain in place, but the 90 days pause would allow both of them to see if there is any genuine room for compromise. Chinese Minis...More..

Ted Baker staff launch petition against 'forced hugging' culture
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Ted Baker staff launch petition against 'forced hugging' culture

In addition to customers, the petition includes the signatures of several hundred former and current Ted Baker employees, according to British media reports . We will then carefully consider the content and ...More..

More US beef being recalled over salmonella fears
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

More US beef being recalled over salmonella fears

The agency fears more contaminated beef may be stored in Americans' freezers. Most patients recover without needing medical treatment. Otherwise healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. Cara Chri...More..

China grain traders await lower tariffs before United States return
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

China grain traders await lower tariffs before United States return

President Xi Jinping and his most senior officials, including the commerce minister and the country's two top diplomats, are in Portugal, and due back in China on Thursday. China has also agreed to buy an uns...More..

Qualcomm says no plans to revisit NXP takeover
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Qualcomm says no plans to revisit NXP takeover

USA chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. has ruled out any possibility of a renewed bid for rival NXP Semiconductors after President Xi reopened the doors for a new bid during his meeting with President Trump over the weeke...More..

Trump to kill old NAFTA to push Congress to approve USMCA
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Trump to kill old NAFTA to push Congress to approve USMCA

The expiration of the United States' participation in this trade deal, according to the President, will happen in a short period of time, although as part of the agreement, countries must give a six month notic...More..

Quora discloses mega breach impacting 100 million users
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Quora discloses mega breach impacting 100 million users

Quora said, in a statement emailed to members, that they are now investigating exactly how the breach occurred. That's because to access a Quora page, you have to log in - either by creating an new account ...More..