• Iran vice president says private sector to buy, export oil
Iran vice president says private sector to buy, export oil

Iran has said it will fight back against United States efforts to squeeze Iranian oil exports, accusing countries that fill the gap in oil markets of "a big treachery to the Iranian nation and the world community", according to Iran's First Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri.

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  • A final good-bye: Toys R Us closes its doors forever
A final good-bye: Toys R Us closes its doors forever

A man reportedly bought upwards of $1 million of toys from the now-defunct Toys "R" Us stores in North Carolina, our sister station WTVD confirmed . We will miss our conversations of everything, and nothing, and the dreams we had. Geoffrey has acted as the chain's logo and "spokesanimal" for the past 70 years. "I think Geoffrey the Giraffe sig...

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  • Nearly All Adult Americans’ Personal Data Exposed by a Data Mining Firm
Nearly All Adult Americans’ Personal Data Exposed by a Data Mining Firm

It also exposed more than 400 personal characteristics, including interests, habits, if the person owns a dog or cat, and the age and gender of the person's children. It appears that social security numbers were not included in the data-although given everything else the data contained, that's not much of a consolation.

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  • Trump says Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase oil production
Trump says Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase oil production

Saudi Arabia has a maximum sustainable capacity of 12 million bpd, but the world's top oil exporter and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Country's biggest producer has never tested that high level of production. State Department officials said this week the United States is prepared to work with countries on a case-by-case basis to help them red...

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  • OPEC attempts correction in oil market with increase
OPEC attempts correction in oil market with increase

Brent crude futures were at $76.60 per barrel at 0111 GMT, up 29 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last close. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The United States is pushing countries to halt imports of Iranian oil from November, a senior State Department official said, and it will not gran...

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  • Iranians, fed up with wars, take to streets as economy worsens
Iranians, fed up with wars, take to streets as economy worsens

The Trump administration on Wednesday began dismantling the sanctions relief that was granted to Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal, a step that follows President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the global accord. return to the 2015 nuclear accord, in response to a similar list of demands made by Washington last month. I would be hesitant to s...

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  • Trump blasts Harley-Davidson’s decision to shift production overseas
Trump blasts Harley-Davidson’s decision to shift production overseas

Trump blasted Harley-Davidson in remarks Tuesday afternoon, accusing them of using the tariffs as an "excuse". The EU targeted the United States vehicles as part of its rebuttal to Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel. The company says assembly of "America's motorcycle" in Thailand will lower prices and allow immediate exports to all of A...

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  • Trump to Harley-Davidson: 'We won’t forget, and neither will your customers'
Trump to Harley-Davidson: 'We won’t forget, and neither will your customers'

Taxes just a Harley excuse - be patient! "And I think the people who ride Harleys aren't happy with Harley-Davidson, and I wouldn't be either". He incorrectly said Harley was moving production to Asia from the United States, when in fact the expansion in Thailand was unrelated to the closing in Missouri.

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  • Trump's half-truths on Harley overseas plans
Trump's half-truths on Harley overseas plans

To help you catch up with the rapidly unfolding story, here is a brief recap of what has happened. In a regulatory filing Monday, Harley-Davidson explained the move is in response to retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union .

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  • Erdogan won the Turkish election after an unequal battle, monitors say
Erdogan won the Turkish election after an unequal battle, monitors say

Final results are still set to be published by the Supreme Election Board (YSK) later this week, but early on Monday chairman Sadi Guven declared Erdogan victor. The Venice Commission, which provides legal advice to the Council of Europe, warned about the changes in a report, saying they would "lead to an excessive concentration of executive po...

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  • US Trade War: EU To Respond To Auto Tariffs Move
US Trade War: EU To Respond To Auto Tariffs Move

In response to Mr Trump's tariffs on European steel and aluminium, the EU has imposed tariffs on imports of United States cranberries, orange juice, sweetcorn, peanut butter, bourbon whiskey, cigarettes, cigars, cheroots (a type of thin cigar), cosmetics, motorbikes, boats, jeans, leather footwear, swimwear, underwear and steel products.

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  • Amazon Introduces Monthly Prime Membership in India
Amazon Introduces Monthly Prime Membership in India

It happens once a year, and a new leak claims the next Prime Day will arrive very soon. Keeping the needs of the users in mind Amazon has introduced a monthly subscription plan of Rs. It's also possible that Amazon will discount its Prime subscription in the lead up to Amazon Prime Day , as it has done in the past. Customers can also exp...

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  • OPEC edges closer to raising oil output
OPEC edges closer to raising oil output

Iran will struggle to increase production, meaning it could lose market share and revenue to its rivals. "Need to keep prices down!" he said in a tweet. The Saudi oil minister said in an interview with CNNMoney on Thursday that there could be "a deficit in the second half of this year of 1.6 to 1.8 million barrels".

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  • Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC’s June 22 meeting
Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC’s June 22 meeting

A 25 percent tariff on U.S. crude oil imports, as threatened by China in retaliation for duties Washington has announced but not yet implemented against Chinese products, would make American crude uncompetitive in China versus other supplies.

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  • Dow Falls 300 Points as Trump Doubles Down on Tariffs
Dow Falls 300 Points as Trump Doubles Down on Tariffs

In the separate dispute about steel and aluminium tariffs , he also has to contend with the politically targeted retaliation that other countries such as Mexico, Canada and the European Union have in hand, meant to hit important states in the mid-term elections.

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  • Trump threatens additional tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods
Trump threatens additional tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

The U.S. president's latest plans, if carried out, would likely plunge the world's two biggest economies into a trade war. To respond to Trump's threat to impose tariffs on as much as $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, Beijing would have to find other ways to respond.

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  • Trump announces United States tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports
Trump announces United States tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Beijing, Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi said there were two choices when it came to trade. Trump kicked off the action in March with the announcement that the USA would impose tariffs on Chinese goods as punishment for the theft of United States intellectual property by China .

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  • Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental
Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental

City officials have been considering the so-called Smart Housing Mix - a policy that would require developers to reserve some apartments in large complexes for low-income residents - for almost two years but have not finalized those plans. Vermont should appropriate more state funds to affordable housing by increasing rent subsidies from the Agency...

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  • IHOP changes name to IHOb to promote burgers
IHOP changes name to IHOb to promote burgers

Despite competing against worldwide politics and net neutrality, the hashtag IHOB remained trending on Twitter for much of Monday, June 11, thanks to a marketing campaign in which the global House of Pancakes promised to flip the "p" in its well-known IHOP acronym to a "b", at least temporarily.

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  • Trump’s North Korea Deal Is Different, and Not in a Good Way
Trump’s North Korea Deal Is Different, and Not in a Good Way

Former CIA officer Daniel Hoffman said that the historic agreement between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un was not conducted like any other summit . Joni Ernst, R-Iowa. "We have done these exercises for years with the South Koreans and so I would just ask the president, why do we need to suspend them?" Speaking about the military ex...

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  • IHOb: International House of Burgers
IHOb: International House of Burgers

After a week of speculation, well-known breakfast joint IHOP announced it's changing its name to IHOb , with the "b" standing for "burgers". An IHOP in Hollywood is getting new IHOb signs, and some others might get the treatment.

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  • White House blasts Trudeau over G7 statements
White House blasts Trudeau over G7 statements

The remarks apparently upset Trump, who had left the conference early to travel to Singapore for a highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Maas said: "It's actually not a real surprise, we have seen this with the climate agreement or the Iran deal". Trump is due to meet with North Korea's Kim on Tuesday.

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  • US Suspends Tech Ban In Exchange For Record Fines & US Oversight
US Suspends Tech Ban In Exchange For Record Fines & US Oversight

The team will monitor ZTE's adherence to USA export control laws - an arrangement the department described as the most stringent requirements it has ever imposed. "We are literally embedding a compliance department of our choosing into the company to monitor it going forward". Still, the resolution of the ZTE case may clear the way for the USA ...

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  • Some G7 leaders plot fightback against Trump on trade at summit
Some G7 leaders plot fightback against Trump on trade at summit

Just days before Trudeau is set to host a G7 Summit in Quebec, Canadian officials tell CNN they are just trying to "keep Trump happy". His decision also came after NAFTA renegotiation talks turned sour over disagreements on the auto industry and a sunset clause, among other sticking points.

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  • Autopilot sped up before fatal Tesla Model X crash
Autopilot sped up before fatal Tesla Model X crash

The aftermath of the Tesla Model X's fatal crash. While that claim has been confirmed by a preliminary report released by the NTSB today, it appears that there's more to the story than meets the eye. While following a lead vehicle the Tesla began a left steering movement, seven seconds before the crash. The vehicle's emergency braking and evasi...

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  • IHOP flippin' its name to IHOB
IHOP flippin' its name to IHOB

Ihop has generously, thrown us a few hints while they count down the days to the big reveal. The breakfast joint has seen its stock rise 25 percent this year, showing no immediate need for Dine Brands to reinvent the restaurant. There was no phone number listed. An email to that address by this reporter got an undeliverable bounce back reply. ...

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  • Petrol, diesel prices cut marginally on Wednesday
Petrol, diesel prices cut marginally on Wednesday

Petrol price fell today for the eighth straight day in a row as Indian Oil, India's largest retailer, on Wednesday reduced petrol prices by 11 paise, while diesel prices were cut by 8 paise in Delhi. Venezuela's crude oil production fell almost 13 per cent previous year due to intense internal conflict and Iran is staring at a fresh sanction from ...

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  • Check your ticket - Some Delta winners in Lotto Max
Check your ticket - Some Delta winners in Lotto Max

Tonight's LOTTO MAX jackpot is an estimated $60 million, plus an estimated 50 additional and separate MAXMILLIONS prizes worth $1 million each. Marie and area won $2 million in Friday's draw. It comes as Irish lottery players won a combined €1.5 million on Friday night. Odds of winning any prize are one in 6.6 per play. Players must match 7/7...

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  • Howard Schultz to Step Down as Starbucks Executive Chairman
Howard Schultz to Step Down as Starbucks Executive Chairman

Schultz's move comes after he ceded the day-to-day duties of CEO at Starbucks past year to focus on innovation and social-impact projects as executive chairman. He's been at the company since 1982-he served as CEO from 1987 to 2000, and then again from 2008 until 2017. He oversaw the expansion of the chain's food and beverage menu and the growth ...

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  • G7 attacks Trump plan for tariffs that 'put United States economy in jeopardy'
G7 attacks Trump plan for tariffs that 'put United States economy in jeopardy'

The US president's imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium last week and the apparent impasse in US/Chinese trade talks has set the world's biggest economies on a collision course and provoked fear of tit-for-tat measures escalating into a global trade war.

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