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Apr 12 2019

North Korea must deliver 'blow' to those imposing sanctions

North Korea has also been careful not to criticise Trump personally, while saying last month that sanctions against it were an "action against humanity to destroy modern ...

Apr 12 2019

Demand for Saudi Aramco's debut bonds at over $50bn

Khalid al-Falih told an energy conference in the Saudi capital on Monday that worldwide investors had so far made bids totalling three times the value of the bonds. The i...

Apr 10 2019

Merkel should reopen backstop talks to support 'proper Brexit', says Leadsom

Berlin also stressed the importance of the bloc's remaining members to speak with one voice on whether or not they will accept May's request for a new extension. "We shou...

Apr 08 2019

Canada sheds 7,200 jobs in March: Statistics Canada

Sectors posting notable job growth included health care and professional/technical services. The annualized growth rate for the last three months ( January , February, ...

Apr 08 2019

United Kingdom services sector shrinks as Brexit uncertainty hits orders

Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said the government would accept a soft Brexit if parliament voted for it. "I simply can not support any further extension to Auricl...

Apr 08 2019

European Union regulators charge BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen with emissions collusion

The finding adds to the auto industry's woes after Volkswagen in 2015 admitted to cheating on emissions tests in the USA, which led to a worldwide reevaluation of how car...

Apr 07 2019

United States stocks open higher

Volume on USA exchanges was 6.24 billion shares, compared to the 7.33 billion average for the full session over the last 20 trading days. "There's more positive sentiment...

Apr 07 2019

British PM asks European Union to postpone Brexit date until June 30

May acknowledged that were the United Kingdom still fail to ratify the agreement and be prepared to leave the EU by May 23, it would be under a "legal obligation" to ho...

Apr 07 2019

Trump tells migrants to go home because USA 'is full'

Donald Trump once again insisted the US immigration system was overburdened and illegal border crossings must be stopped on a visit to the US-Mexico border in Califor...

Apr 06 2019

Trump considering picking Herman Cain for Fed board

When Trump does eventually fill those two seats, six of the Board's seven members will be Trump appointees. The seven-member Fed board, along with presidents of the Fed...

Apr 06 2019

More than 540 Facebook records exposed on Amazon server

The data of millions of Facebook users were exposed on public data servers used by third-party apps , cybersecurity firm UpGuard said Wednesday. At the heart of ...

Apr 05 2019

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos finalizes divorce with wife MacKenzie

MacKenzie said that she will also give up her interests in the Washington Post , a frequent target of criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump that Jeff Bezos bought ...

Apr 02 2019

Erdogan's ruling AKP suffers setback in Turkey's local election

His candidate for Istanbul , former premier Binali Yildirim earlier claimed he had won, but his opponent Ekrem Imamoglu said it was premature, with final results still b...

Apr 01 2019

Turkish foreign minister says Turkey will honor deal to purchase S-400s

A clear picture of the winners will probably emerge around midnight. The vote was the first time since 2002 that the AKP is fielding candidates with its alliance partne...

Mar 31 2019

RGIA gets Best Regional Airport Award

In fact, Asian airports dominate the rankings - with Hong Kong International Airport also getting a top spot at number five Frankfurt Airport, in Germany, dropped out of ...

Mar 31 2019

United States making 'great strides' in China trade talks

China has made overtures in its talks with the USA that precedes its earlier mandate as the two sides try and overcome problemsin their proposed trade wars inclusive of ...

Mar 31 2019

United Kingdom minister sees Conservative support for Brexit customs union plan - ITV reporter

However, she said any further delay to Brexit was "almost certain" to involve staging elections to the European Parliament in May. Britain's opposition Labour Party suppo...

Mar 30 2019

Lyft IPO Enthusiasm Drives Up Founder Stakes to $1.4 Billion

Lyft says it has a 39% share of the ride sharing market in the U.S., up from 22% in 2016 but still below Uber which is still the industry's biggest player. The initial ...

Mar 28 2019

Powerball jackpot hits $750 million

The next drawing for what would be the fourth-largest jackpot in US history is Wednesday. Can New Yorkers go four-for-four and win the top prize this time? The Saturd...

Mar 28 2019

Carbon emissions reach record high worldwide in 2018

Energy-related Carbon dioxide emissions rose by 1.7 percent to 33.1 billion tonnes from the previous year, the highest rate of growth since 2013, with the power sector ...