• British leader gambles on new soft Brexit deal
British leader gambles on new soft Brexit deal

Juncker said if Britain approved the Brexit divorce deal by April 12, Britain could have a short extension until May 22 to prepare for an orderly departure. "We have agreed a programme of work to ensure we deliver for the British people, protecting jobs and security". "The clock is still ticking, and avoiding a messy and disorderly exit from th...

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  • European Union charges German carmakers with blocking emissions cleaning technology
European Union charges German carmakers with blocking emissions cleaning technology

The cartel investigation is also separate and distinct from other ongoing investigations, including those by public prosecutors and other authorities into vehicle manufacturers and the use of illegal defeat devices to cheat regulatory testing.

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  • Tesla shares slump as United States stocks open higher
Tesla shares slump as United States stocks open higher

With Friday's gains, the benchmark S&P 500 has closed higher for seven trading days in a row, its longest winning streak since October 2017. USA equities ended mixed on Tuesday as the market was in check by a steep sell-off in Walgreens shares.

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  • US House to sue to block Trump border wall funding action
US House to sue to block Trump border wall funding action

Vitiello acknowledged "it was a mistake" and said "he was trying to make a joke", adding that he thought it was a direct message. The president's latest threat is the second to rock the auto industry in less than a week. "Trump says Mexicans are rapists and criminals". Trump's administration and the Canadian and Mexican governments previous yea...

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  • Varadkar says rolling Brexit bad for EU | Ireland
Varadkar says rolling Brexit bad for EU | Ireland

In an attempt to convince Labour to sign up to a deal, No 10 is offering to enshrine in law a plan that would hand parliament a say in future trade talks with the EU. "Our approach to these discussions with Labour is that we have no red lines", he told reporters at a meeting of European finance ministers in Bucharest.

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  • Million Facebook User Records Exposed Online, Plus Passwords, Comments, And More
Million Facebook User Records Exposed Online, Plus Passwords, Comments, And More

Researchers notified Cultura Colectiva and Amazon in January, but the data remained unsecured until Wednesday. " Facebook is giving third-party app developers access to user data". The database also contained data on users' friends, likes, groups, and locations where they had checked in, said UpGuard . There is another database that belon...

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  • MacKenzie Bezos gains 4 percent of Amazon in divorce
MacKenzie Bezos gains 4 percent of Amazon in divorce

She revealed that as part of the divorce, she has given him all of her interests in the Washington Post newspaper, which he owns. Amazon's stock market value is worth $890.7bn, which means MacKenzie Bezos retains a stake worth more than $35bn.

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  • Turkish lira turns positive; Istanbul slips from Erdogan
Turkish lira turns positive; Istanbul slips from Erdogan

The opposition won Ankara , a ruling party stronghold for decades, and was leading a tight race for mayor in Istanbul , according to unofficial figures Monday. Erdogan got 52.6 percent of the vote in June. "We saw the impact of the economy in the field, because there was serious unease", one of the sources said, adding that Istanbul accounted...

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  • Turkish Military Retaliates as its Soldier Killed in Syria Mortar Attack - MoD
Turkish Military Retaliates as its Soldier Killed in Syria Mortar Attack - MoD

Four U.S. senators on March 28 introduced a bipartisan bill to prohibit the transfer of F-35s to Turkey until the U.S. government certifies that Ankara will not take delivery of the S-400 system. State broadcaster TRT says Erdogan's conservative Islamic-based party has garnered almost 47.5 percent of the votes with about 35 percent of the more th...

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  • Final blow to May’s premiership as Brexit deal rejected again
Final blow to May’s premiership as Brexit deal rejected again

That meant there would not be enough time to get legislation through to avoid a no-deal Brexit, she said. Britain's opposition Labour Party supports the idea of a customs union. "Parliament will continue this process on Monday and we've got to look at all the options". Following the vote, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said it was "a growing...

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  • U.S., China see progress in Beijing trade talks
U.S., China see progress in Beijing trade talks

Government representatives from the US and China on Friday concluded a fresh round of constructive trade negotiations here ahead of another round of talks in Washington that could pave the way for a meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to sign off on a deal later in the month.

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  • Indira Gandhi International Airport named best Indian airport by Skytrax report
Indira Gandhi International Airport named best Indian airport by Skytrax report

Top 100 airport Billund (Denmark), which a year ago took 87 place. Elsewhere in Canada, Toronto's Pearson International came in at No. 50 worldwide, and Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International 62nd. The Skytrax World Airport Awards survey is the biggest world-wide survey monitoring the satisfaction of travellers with air transport. ...

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  • Lyft to cruise onto Wall Street with stock market debut
Lyft to cruise onto Wall Street with stock market debut

Despite struggling to turn a profit over the years, ride-hailing service and Uber competitor Lyft decided recently to take itself public. It said it priced 32.5 million shares, slightly more that it was offering originally, at US$72, the top of its already elevated US$70-US$ 72 per share target range.

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  • Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports
Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports

India recorded a 4% rise in energy demand, led by coal ( power generation) and oil (transport), the two biggest contributors to pollution. "While emissions from all fossil fuels increased, the power sector accounted for almost two-thirds of emissions growth".

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  • Powerball jackpot soars to $750 million before Wednesday night's drawing
Powerball jackpot soars to $750 million before Wednesday night's drawing

If a MI resident hits the jackpot, it would be the largest lottery prize won in the state. The odds of winning are roughly 1 in 292.2 million. Since then, there have been 25 drawings in a row without a jackpot victor. newscast. In 2018, NY lottery players had quite a string of good fortune in the Powerball game - claiming a cumulative $887.8 mi...

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  • Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal may step down as chairman today
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal may step down as chairman today

Saddled with debt of more than $1 billion, Jet has been on the brink of collapse, and had to ground flights as it struggled pay lenders, suppliers, pilots and leasing companies. That means the airline still needs to service all of its existing loans. Naresh Goyal will also cease to be the chairman of the airline. But competition from low-pric...

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  • Online video streaming is now more popular than cable
Online video streaming is now more popular than cable

It's a particular challenge for Cook, who took over after Jobs died in 2011. Similarly, a new video service will expand on what's available through Apple Music, with original TV shows and movies from partnering studios and celebrities. The cheapest Netflix subscription costs $9 (£5.99 / AU$9.99) per month, so an Apple streaming service subscr...

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  • Michigan Lottery: Powerball jackpot at $625 million ahead of Saturday's drawing
Michigan Lottery: Powerball jackpot at $625 million ahead of Saturday's drawing

Here are the winning numbers: 24, 25, 52, 60, 66 and the Powerball is 05. Eight tickets sold in New Jersey matched four numbers plus the Powerball are worth $50,000 each. Those who wish to buy a ticket for the next drawing should purchase their tickets at least two hours before the drawing, the Powerball website states.

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  • European Union regulator fines Google another €1.5bn for illegal online advertising practices
European Union regulator fines Google another €1.5bn for illegal online advertising practices

Google allegedly abused its market dominance in the advertising sector by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites, prohibiting publishers from placing any search adverts from competitors on their search results pages.

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  • Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed
Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed

In recent months, Powell and the Fed have appeared to take a more dovish approach to interest rates amid concerns about slowing global growth - a result of a more than year-long trade war between the USA and China and uncertainties about Brexit.

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  • Indian tycoon Ambani pays debt after court threatened jail
Indian tycoon Ambani pays debt after court threatened jail

But RCom said the airwaves deal had been called off by "mutual consent" due to objections from India's telecom department and more than 40 of the company's foreign and domestic lenders. "The said transactions have become incapable of being consummated in accordance with the terms thereof, on account of various factors and developments since the exe...

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  • Cadillac CT5 mid-size luxury sedan revealed, and there's turbo power everywhere
Cadillac CT5 mid-size luxury sedan revealed, and there's turbo power everywhere

In fact, the brand has two new additions to fill the void of the departing ATS, CTS , XTS and CT6. "The Cadillac CT5 is meant to overwhelm all of the senses, and that's why we're using ASMR-style videos to showcase its features", said Deborah Wahl, Cadillac chief marketing officer.

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  • Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k
Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k

The performance auto with 280 miles range and 150 miles per hour and 3.5 seconds from 0 to 60 mph will start at $60,000 and both AWD and performance option are slated for fall 2020. As to the technical data and prices of the Model Y; According to Tesla, the basic version " Standard Range " will cost 39,000 USA dollars (net price).

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  • Interserve faces administration after shareholders shun rescue deal - Companies
Interserve faces administration after shareholders shun rescue deal - Companies

Unite UK says it is demanding an urgent meeting with Ernst Young, Interserve's administrators, and expects to be fully consulted on any potential transfers to new companies. Interserve has been hampered by high debts, construction delays and a failed foray into the energy-from-waste market. "Ministers have learned absolutely nothing from the Cari...

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  • National Pi Day: Meals and deals
National Pi Day: Meals and deals

Boston Market is offering a buy one, get one deal on chicken pot pies. Celebrations and promotions have surged in the United States since Congress passed a resolution supporting March 14 as Pi Day . Blaze has one location each in Fresno (its brand new one in River Park), Clovis , Visalia and Tulare. 7-Eleven stores will offer a whole pizza...

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  • Tesla Rolls Back Some of Its Latest Price Cuts and Store Closures
Tesla Rolls Back Some of Its Latest Price Cuts and Store Closures

Electric carmaker Tesla has reversed a previous decision to close most of its stores and move to online-only sales in order to pass the savings along to customers. In brief: Tesla has backtracked on plans to close virtually all its stores following a move to an online-only sales model. They will keep a limited number of cars so that customers ...

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  • Trump to Seek $8.6 Billion for Wall, Set Up New Budget Fight
Trump to Seek $8.6 Billion for Wall, Set Up New Budget Fight

The request would more than double the $8.1 billion already available to the president after he declared a national emergency at the border in order to circumvent Congress once lawmakers refused his funding demands. "I think the president has made that case very effectively". "He's going to stay with his wall, and he's going to stay with the bo...

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  • FAANGs out! Warren unveils plan for busting up the big tech companies
FAANGs out! Warren unveils plan for busting up the big tech companies

Warren's plan would also prohibit companies from transferring or sharing users' private data with third parties. Elizabeth Warren speaks to local residents, in the Queens borough of NY. Warren contends that the U.S. antitrust case against Microsoft, which began in the 1990s, opened a pathway that allowed Google to emerge. "Facebook, Amazon, an...

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  • Tesla's V3 Superchargers Allow Charging at 1,000 miles per hour
Tesla's V3 Superchargers Allow Charging at 1,000 miles per hour

It includes entirely new hardware, including grid-connected batteries to act as a buffer to stabilize electrical loads (and reduce demand charges from utilities). More stations will follow, with North American sites ramping up in Q2 and Q3 ahead of the launch in Europe and Asia-Pacific in Q4. Tesla specifically mentions this in 2019.7.11's releas...

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  • US Commerce Department Reports $621 Billion Trade Deficit, Highest in 10 Years
US Commerce Department Reports $621 Billion Trade Deficit, Highest in 10 Years

A new trade accord that would provide Trump with a much-needed win after the collapse of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The strength of the USA dollar has also not been helpful to the administration's aims, as it makes imports relatively cheaper while increasing the price of US products to the rest of the world.

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