Trump demands OPEC lower oil prices: 'We will remember'

US West Texas Intermediate crude for October delivery was up 7 cents, or 0.10 per cent, at $70.39 a barrel. Fears over supply shortages have boosted crude prices in recent weeks, and worldwide benchmark Brent was trading above $79 a barrel on Thur... More..

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Oil prices drop as escalating U.S.-China trade war…
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Oil prices drop as escalating U.S.-China trade war…

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said in an interview with Reuters on Friday that he did not expect any price spikes and that the world's top three oil producers could between them raise global output in the ...More..

British Airways customer information ‘compromised’ in data theft
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

British Airways customer information ‘compromised’ in data theft

BA customer Daniel Willis, 34, who booked a flight on Monday with the airline, said he had not been contacted by the airline despite being affected by the data breach . "According to reports, BA has reported...More..

How To Watch Mercedes EQC EV's Unveiling Live Stream
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

How To Watch Mercedes EQC EV's Unveiling Live Stream

However, Mercedes-Benz seemed to have second thoughts about the driving range communicated for the US - perhaps after criticism that 200 miles didn't quite cut it. Earlier this year, Mercedes discontinued the B...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

McDonalds poster prank goes viral

In June, Maravilla and Toledo went to work on their poster. That was almost two months ago, and the poster has been up ever since. Since being posted on August 2, the video had been viewed more than 314,0...More..

Ayanna Pressley defeats Dem Rep. Michael Capuano in upset primary victory
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Ayanna Pressley defeats Dem Rep. Michael Capuano in upset primary victory

Ms. Pressley, the first black woman elected to the Boston City Council, challenged Mr. Capuano from the left and on style and identity, in a pattern similar to the upset victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ...More..

Amazon becomes second $1 trillion company in US
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Amazon becomes second $1 trillion company in US

Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth a trillion dollars (£780 billion), hot on the heels of Apple . It crossed the line at 16:40 BST before falling back slightly. For fiscal 201...More..

Petrol, diesel prices rise for the 10th day. Check today’s rates here
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices rise for the 10th day. Check today’s rates here

Fuel prices in all metro cities are once again at an all-time high. The opposition has also launched an attack on the BJP government over the rising fuel prices. Due to sanctions on Tehran from the US, India ...More..

Trade negotiations between the United States and Canada pass deadline without a deal
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Trade negotiations between the United States and Canada pass deadline without a deal

Following four days of high-level talks in Washington DC, officials from both sides appeared on track to reach an agreement, before leaked inflammatory comments from Trump threatened to upend talks. The U.S...More..

Dry eyes: Tesla's Musk says he shed no tears in interview
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Dry eyes: Tesla's Musk says he shed no tears in interview

Musk told Olanoff that he found it unusual that Unsworth has not sued him, adding that Unsworth was even offered "free legal services". Unsworth emerged as one of the harshest critics of Musk's plan, arguing ...More..

United States sanctions 'counterproductive and senseless' - Putin
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

United States sanctions 'counterproductive and senseless' - Putin

Congress. Rostec claims its Avtomatika unit, which specializes in encryption and secure communications, supplies the White House with technology that allows Trump and Putin to communicate privately. Hunt, who...More..

PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

Purchasing the Israeli company, known for DIY seltzer makers like the SodaStream Mix , will push Pepsi's image in a health-focused direction, according to CNN . SodaStream shares were suspended in Tel Aviv on...More..

Google staff revolt over secret China censorship project
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Google staff revolt over secret China censorship project

According to the New York Times , at least 1,400 employees have signed a letter calling for transparency regarding the product. According to reports , the company is seeking Chinese government approval for ...More..

Trump calls Turkey a ‘problem,’ says detained United States pastor isn’t a spy
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Trump calls Turkey a ‘problem,’ says detained United States pastor isn’t a spy

President Donald Trump joined in with tweets on Thursday night, urging Mr Brunson to serve as a "great patriot hostage" while he is jailed and criticising Turkey for "holding our wonderful Christian Pastor"...More..

Qatar to continue supporting Turkey without hesitation
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Qatar to continue supporting Turkey without hesitation

It hit an all-time low of 7.2 lira to the dollar earlier in the week. They came out. They want to hold our wonderful pastor. The slide sent jitters across emerging market currencies. The United States imposed...More..

China lodges WTO complaint over renewable energy tariffs
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

China lodges WTO complaint over renewable energy tariffs

USA officials say such action is necessary because the WTO lacks the ability to address Chinese trade tactics. The US introduced its safeguard tariffs in January this year. The trade frictions between Beijing...More..

US threatens further Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

US threatens further Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed

The lira firmed as far as 5.75 against the dollar on August 15 and stood at 6.1320 at 8:43 ET in a move initially triggered by the Turkish court decision on the Greek soldiers who faced espionage charges. Erdog...More..

Turkey's Erdogan hits back with retaliatory Sanctions
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan hits back with retaliatory Sanctions

American products remain widely used in Turkey, which is locked in a dispute with Washington over an American pastor being tried in a Turkish court and other issues. Turkey also maintains a small military b...More..

China, US to hold trade talks in late August
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

China, US to hold trade talks in late August

A statement from the ministry said commerce vice-minister Wang Shouwen would lead the delegation that will meet US Treasury undersecretary David Malpass to discuss "economic and trade issues between China and ...More..

IEA Warns Easing Oil Supply Concerns May Only Be Temporary
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

IEA Warns Easing Oil Supply Concerns May Only Be Temporary

Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 72 cents, or 1%, at $72.79 a barrel by 2:29 p.m. ET last Friday. Moreover, Turkey's economic turmoil has raised concerns about a contagious crisis throughout emerging economie...More..

Italy bridge collapse kills 37, ignites national anger
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Italy bridge collapse kills 37, ignites national anger

Some 440 people were evacuated from buildings near by. It said that simply updating or reinforcing the bridges would be more expensive than destroying and rebuilding them with new technology. "We should ask o...More..

Turkey raises tariffs on United States imports amid economic spat
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Turkey raises tariffs on United States imports amid economic spat

Erdogan again urged Turks to convert their USA dollars into the Turkish currency - the lira - to give it a boost as it continues to drop in value. The lira was around 6.55 to the dollar on Tuesday, up 6% on...More..

Photos Show Horrifying Scenes from California Wildfires
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Photos Show Horrifying Scenes from California Wildfires

The Holy Fire was 52% contained by Monday, up from 10% on Friday. Firefighters from all over the country have been helping California battle a series of deadly and devastating wildfires in recent weeks that h...More..

Timeline: Main events in Tesla's history as a public company
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Timeline: Main events in Tesla's history as a public company

Speculation had been swirling around Tesla and Musk's disclosures amid the yearlong struggle the company had ramping up production of the Model 3 sedan, with Musk fielding a question on the company's latest...More..

Erdogan vows action against 'economic terrorists' over lira plunge
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Erdogan vows action against 'economic terrorists' over lira plunge

Erdoğan has refused to accept interest rate hikes and other measures that could stabilize Turkey's economy and has instead blamed the crisis on global " economic terrorists ". "As with any loan or bond issue,...More..