Economy

'Those who disagree with BJP aren't Anti-Nationals': Lal Krishna Advani

'Those who disagree with BJP aren't Anti-Nationals': Lal Krishna Advani

In a Facebook post, Vadra, who is married to Priyanka Gandhi, posted a photograph of Advani and wrote, "The true leaders with ethics & statesmanship should be rewarded & not ignored", an indirect refe...

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Egg hunt coming to Royal Lane

Egg hunt coming to Royal Lane

This year's event is scheduled for April 13 . A special challenge will be available later that evening. The Old Town Saginaw Association and Friends of Old Town are looking for volunteers to help...

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220 jobs lost after Huggies closure

220 jobs lost after Huggies closure

Production from Ingleburn, which makes Huggies diapers, will move to K-C facilities in Asia, allowing faster access to the latest research and engineering advancements in diapaer and pant. "As the new...

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One third of the world's power now comes from renewable energy

One third of the world's power now comes from renewable energy

Hydropower: Growth in hydro continued to slow in 2018, with only China adding a significant amount of new capacity in 2018 (+8.5 GW). While the numbers are a positive sign for the future, Amin believ...

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Family's shock at finding secret camera in Airbnb apartment

Family's shock at finding secret camera in Airbnb apartment

Writing on Facebook , Nealie explained how the family came across the camera feed while trying to connect to the WiFi at the house. "They were treating it like a canceled booking", Nealie Barker said...

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Elon Musk 'elected' chief executive office of Dogecoin altcoin

Elon Musk 'elected' chief executive office of Dogecoin altcoin

Musk is now openly showing his support for so-called joke cryptocurrency Dogecoin , which grew much larger than anyone had initially expected, and the team behind the coin bestowed the honorary tit...

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Burger King tests out 'Impossible Whopper'

Burger King tests out 'Impossible Whopper'

Louis area. The burger will cost about a dollar more than its beef alternative, due to its higher cost in producing the plant-based patty. The "meat", which looks remarkably similar to red beef but ...

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Fed Chairman Powell to address House Democratic retreat next week

Fed Chairman Powell to address House Democratic retreat next week

Warsh, a former Fed governor and aide to President George W. Bush, has been on Trump's short list for the Fed's top spot at the outset, but the president was persuaded to go with Powell by Treasury Se...

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Brexit : UK's May To Meet Opposition Leader To Seek A Deal

Brexit : UK's May To Meet Opposition Leader To Seek A Deal

Incredulous, they simply wanted to know why Mrs May was "legitimising" the Opposition leader when she has spent her entire premiership - including the duration of the last election - saying that Mr Co...

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Government issues warning about infant Rock 'N Play deaths

Government issues warning about infant Rock 'N Play deaths

At least 10 deaths have been reported since 2015. Because deaths are still happening, the CPSC and Fisher Price are recommending that the Rock 'N Play stop being used by three months of age, or as s...

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Trump picks former presidential candidate Cain for Fed board

Trump picks former presidential candidate Cain for Fed board

He's a friend of mine. The choice of Cain would mark the second nomination to elevate a Trump ally with deep roots in conservative politics to the Fed's main policy-making body, a panel that the pre...

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Muted growth prompts RBI to cut key lending rate to 6%

Muted growth prompts RBI to cut key lending rate to 6%

The six-member committee voted 4:2 for the decision. The central bank kept the policy stance unchanged while the repo rate became 6 per cent from 6.25 per cent earlier. The committe will study the b...

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EU Orders UK to Recover Illegal Tax Aid From Multinationals

EU Orders UK to Recover Illegal Tax Aid From Multinationals

The EU investigation focussed on Britain's Controlled Foreign Company (CFC) rules, which are aimed at attracting companies to set up headquarters in Britain and discourage United Kingdom companies mov...

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Rare glimpse into Saudi Aramco Reveals $111 billion Gain

Rare glimpse into Saudi Aramco Reveals $111 billion Gain

While announcing the deal, Yasir al-Rumayyan, Managing Director of PIF, said in a statement that this deal would unlock notable capital for the continued long-term investment strategy of PIF, underpin...

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Target raises its minimum hourly wage

Target raises its minimum hourly wage

As of late March, Michigan's minimum wage comes in at $9.45 per hour. In October, Amazon announced a minimum hourly wage of $15 for its USA employees. Company officials say increasing the minimum wage...

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Flights delays and traffic warning as thick fog blankets Sydney

Flights delays and traffic warning as thick fog blankets Sydney

According to Adelaide Airport, flights heading out to Sydney were experiencing up to two-hour delays while a 6am flight was cancelled. The Bureau of Meteorology issued a road weather alert for Syd...

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Government and Labour plan more talks to break Brexit deadlock

Government and Labour plan more talks to break Brexit deadlock

The spokesman said talks involving Mr Barclay, Mrs May's effective deputy David Lidington and Chief Whip Julian Smith on the Government side and Sir Kier, shadow business secretary Rebecca Long Bail...

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Maduro loyalists strip Venezuela’s Juan Guaido of immunity

Maduro loyalists strip Venezuela’s Juan Guaido of immunity

Maduro, who was re-elected past year in a highly questioned election, has presided over a complete economic collapse and humanitarian disaster in Venezuela , although the president says he sees no cr...

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'Very unlikely' United Kingdom will crash out of European Union with a deal - Coveney

'Very unlikely' United Kingdom will crash out of European Union with a deal - Coveney

Negotiating teams from both parties will now meet later this week to continue talks, in the hopes of drawing up a compromise solution to bring to the Commons before April 12. Anger among Tory Brexitee...

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Jeff Bezos' Wife Getting $36B in the Biggest Divorce Settlement Ever

Jeff Bezos' Wife Getting $36B in the Biggest Divorce Settlement Ever

If the couple had agreed on an even split, the default under Washington state law, MacKenzie Bezos would have vaulted to first on the list of the world's richest women . Many had anxious about what t...

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Ryanair one of Europe's top polluters, European Union data suggests

Ryanair one of Europe's top polluters, European Union data suggests

The rest of the top 10, meanwhile, is accounted for by coal companies. The Irish airline is Europe's largest having carried 139.2 million passengers in 2018. Aviation is deemed responsible for 3.6 p...

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Toyota To Give Royalty-Free Access To Hybrid Vehicle Patents: Nikkei

Toyota To Give Royalty-Free Access To Hybrid Vehicle Patents: Nikkei

The suite of patents comes from over 20 years of research and development, and includes technology for hybrid, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, as well as electric motors, power control...

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Flybe apologises after ‘combination of factors’ forces flights to be cancelled

Live Flybe flight information is available here. Exeter-based airline Flybe has been forced to cancel dozens on flights due to "operational reasons". "We will continue to offer a comprehensive choic...

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Emirates wins Best First Class at 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards

Emirates wins Best First Class at 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards

SIA was also named the airline with the best economy class experience by TripAdvisor. The world's top 10 airlines, in order, are: Singapore Airlines; Qatar Airways; EVA Air; Emirates; Japa...

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Australia's central bank holds rates, analysts tip future cut

CoreLogic head of research Tim Lawless said, "With the economy losing momentum, as well as inflation and wage growth remaining below expectations, there are plenty of reasons why the RBA might have co...

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Donald Trump says Xi Jinping likes being called

Donald Trump says Xi Jinping likes being called "king"

At the heart of the dispute are the Trump administration's allegations that China steals technology and coerces US companies to hand over trade secrets - all part of Beijing's zeal to overtake USA tec...

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Bitcoin Price Jumps to 4-Month High Above $4,900

Bitcoin Price Jumps to 4-Month High Above $4,900

The sudden surge may have been driven by a $100-million algorithmically managed order for the digital currency that was placed overnight and spread across the USA exchanges Coinbase and Kraken and Lux...

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Lawyers call for separate Ghosn, Nissan trials to ensure fairness

Lawyers call for separate Ghosn, Nissan trials to ensure fairness

But the alleged Oman connection may deepen Renault's exposure to the scandal unearthed by its Japanese partner, which has strained their 20-year-old alliance, and raises questions about governance a...

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Tesla will pay $31,000 to settle U.S. EPA hazardous waste claims

Tesla will pay $31,000 to settle U.S. EPA hazardous waste claims

The settlement relates to the unannounced inspections of Tesla's factory in Fremont, California in 2017. The company also violated Californian air emission standards for having three leaky transmis...

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Elon Musk praises hackers' revelation of Tesla Autopilot flaws

Elon Musk praises hackers' revelation of Tesla Autopilot flaws

This gives Tesla vehicles a good sense of lane direction even without good lighting, or in inclement weather, they said. "This is not a real-world concern given that a driver can easily override Autop...

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Electric cars outsell traditional ones in Norway for first time

Electric cars outsell traditional ones in Norway for first time

Electric cars benefit from a tax system that makes their prices more competitive with gasoline or diesel cars. The next most popular electric auto models in the Scandinavian country are the Volkswag...

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Ghosn plans April 11 news conference, vows to tell the truth

Ghosn plans April 11 news conference, vows to tell the truth

Chairman Carlos Ghosn , who had been released on bail, on suspicion of misappropriating the company's money. The banner picture is Ghosn overlooking a park with a traditional Japanese tile-roofed bui...

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White House softens tone after threat to close border with Mexico

White House softens tone after threat to close border with Mexico

Even absent the extraordinary step of sealing a national border , delays at border stations have been mounting as some 2,000 border officers assigned to check trucks and cars have been reassigned...

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Brexit: May expected to meet Corbyn to tackle deadlock

Brexit: May expected to meet Corbyn to tackle deadlock

European Union leaders are planning to hold an emergency summit on April 10 to consider allowing a further delay to Brexit, which was pushed back from March 29 to April 12. "This isn't a blank cheque"...

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World is not ready for China's entry to global bond indices

World is not ready for China's entry to global bond indices

By then, China is estimated to have a weighting of approximately 6.06 percent in the index, and the yuan will be the fourth largest currency component, after the dollar, the euro and the Japanese yen....

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