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North Korea test-fires new 'guided weapon'

Kwon said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had made his "principled stand" on negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington clear in a recent speech to the c...


Stratolaunch, World's Largest Airplane Makes First Test Flight in California

The Stratolaunch , the world's largest aircraft that just so happens to be created to "enable airline-style access to space", successfully took flight for the f...


Million Fisher-Price Rock ‘N Play Sleepers Recalled After Infant Deaths

Consumer Product Safety Commission shows the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper . The CPSC warns consumers should stop using the "Rock n' Play Sleepers" immed...


Assange's Arrest As Chilling Consequences For Investigative Journalism, Says CPJ

Assange's lawyer has previously said he planned to fight any US charges against him. This could mean the end for press freedom. But prosecution in the Unite...


Brexit talks between Labour and Tories will continue on Tuesday

In reality, granting such an extension would increase the risk of a rolling series of short extensions and emergency summits, creating new cliff-edge dates. The...


Economy sheds 7,200 jobs, Feds anxious about foreign interference in upcoming election

The report showed the unemployment rate fell to 7.9 per cent in March from 8.5 per cent in February. While the number of people working part-time for econom...


Millions of Facebook user records exposed in data breach

There's no evidence that anyone other than the UpGuard researchers was aware of either data set, although naturally we can't know for sure. Facebook shares ...


Varadkar meeting Macron for Brexit discussions

McAleese, who was speaking during the Dublin City University (DCU) Brexit Institute Conference on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, said there is a n...


PM Imran congratulates Turkey’s President Erdogan for local polls victory

Late last night, after Yildirim's lead shrank to only 4,000, the Official Election Commission (YSK) ceased updating vote results in Istanbul . Results from S...


Apple falls out with New York Times

The company's product VP Todd Yellin recently gave a keynote in Mumbai explaining the streaming service's content expansion plans , which will include interac...


No one won the Powerball jackpot, now its up to $750 million

A winning Powerball ticket with an annuity of $315 million was sold at a Hackensack ShopRite in May. The Powerball number is 5. The new $750 million jackp...


Jury finds Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer major factor in California man’s cancer

A USA jury has found Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer caused a man's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a bellwether trial that may help determine the course of h...


Oil prices rise to multi-month highs

Crude oil use in China , the world's biggest importer, in the first two months of 2019 rose 6.1 percent from a year earlier to a record 12.68 million bpd, offi...


A Low-Key Elon Musk Unveils the Tesla Model Y Crossover SUV

The Model Y seats seven, and features a panoramic glass roof, front trunk, and split-folding second-row seats. While that vehicle won't be available until spri...


Pi Day 2019: Celebrate 3/14 with deals on pizzas, pies and more

Calling all pizza lovers, we have a seriously delicious deal for you! Find a location near you at HungryHowies.com . Plus, the new Pick 3 carryout deal lets...


China trade deal will only happen if it favours United States, says Trump

That left the country with a trade surplus of US$4.12 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said . The Journal, citing people familiar...


United States trade deficit hits 10-year high as Trump trade wars backfire

They also found the initial cost of Trump's duties to the USA economy was in the billions and being borne largely by American consumers. Trump also slapped ta...


Victoria's Secret to close more than 50 stores in US, Canada

Victoria's Secret has three stores in the Fresno area: One in River Park, one at Fashion Fair mall and another at Sierra Vista Mall. But Victoria's Secret and i...


Venezuela proposes talks between Donald Trump and Nicolas Maduro

Yet Maduro retains control of state institutions, leaving the two sides locked in a stalemate. Moscow and Washington have been circulating rival resolutions o...


Multinational companies pull YouTube ads

The move comes just one month after the US wireless carrier announced it would resume buying advertising on YouTube , after a almost two-year boycott of the ...


Soaring U.S. Crude Oil Production Highlights OPEC's Quandary

U.S. WTI futures hit a high of $53.70 per barrel before receding slightly to $53.54 per barrel, a 0.83 percent rise, as of 2:04 p.m. HK/SIN. "The imposition o...


Commons committee to weigh probe of SNC-Lavalin allegations

That glaring omission, plus the prime minister's terse statement announcing Wilson-Raybould's resignation, which did not include the traditional thanks for he...


Amazon invests in autonomous vehicle startup Aurora

Rowe Price Associates, and e-commerce giant Amazon . Other funding participants include funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price, Lightspeed Venture Partn...


Amazon may end NYC headquarters plans due to backlash

Amazon may be second-guessing its plan to build a new campus in New York City . But the local legislature is powerless to stop the Long Island City campus f...


Maduro Sends 100 Tons of Aid to Cuba Despite Venezuela Crisis

The White House has announced that Colombian President Ivan Duque and First Lady Maria Juliana Ruiz Sandoval will visit on February 13 to discuss pro-growth pol...


Chinese shoppers conjure up strong sales at Alibaba

Anticipating the headwind, Alibaba previously lowered its revenue outlook for its financial year ending March even before the top sales season. During the q...


Venezuela's opposition had clandestine meetings with military -Guaido

The United States, Australia and several other countries have recognised Mr Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate head of state and denounced Mr Maduro as a usurper...


Trump administration accepts Guaido ally as Venezuela envoy in U.S.

On Sunday, Israel and Australia joined the countries backing the 35-year-old leader, and US President Donald Trump's administration said it had accepted Venez...


Family booted from American Airlines flight following complaints about their body odour

Yossi Adler and his wife Jennie, who were also with their 19 month-old-daughter, denied having body odor and said they were picked out for being Jewish. "My w...


Huawei reportedly under investigation by USA for stealing trade secrets

A group of United States politicians want to ban the sale of USA technology components to Huawei, ZTE Corp or other Chinese telecommunications companies that ...


Tesla shares stumble on price cut, disappointing Model 3 deliveries

Tesla more than tripled deliveries of its electric cars in the last three months of the year but the news was not enough for Wall Street which sent the company'...


Lampert's hedge fund says bid submitted to save Sears

This story will be updated. As the deadline looms for Lampert to submit his offer, Sears advisors only have until January 4, to make the decision on whether h...


US team to visit China for talks during trade truce

China's Commerce Ministry says the country plans to hold trade talks with USA representatives in January. It will be the first time the two sides will meet...


Transformer Explosion Shuts Down LaGuardia Airport

As the official word about the transformer explosion that caused the bright blue lights started to circulate out, it didn't stop Twitter from having some ...


U.S. Retail Investors Are on Trump’s Side in Fight With Fed

Only 11 percent of retail investors described the US economy as "booming", though 50 percent labeled it "solid", according to Wells Fargo. Lawrence White, an ...


With tech exec arrest, Canada squeezed between China, US

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland said the government had raised his case with Chinese authorities. Hu Xijin, editor of the state-backed ...


Theresa May to remain as PM after winning confidence vote

The Conservatives have 315 MPs, so 48 were needed to write such letters for the vote to be called. A result is expected fairly quickly after the voting finish...


Malboro Maker Invests $2.4 Billion into Cannabis Company-T.CRON-P.CANNABIS

The arrangement also allows for Altria to invest up to a further $1.4 billion to increase its ownership stake in Cronos to 55%. Altria's total investmen...


OPEC members expected to agree cut in crude production

According to Reuters, five unnamed delegates said ahead of the meeting that the group's preferred level of supply cuts would effectively be conditional on Mosco...


London share prices PLUMMET amid US-China trade war fears — FTSE latest

President Donald Trump met Tuesday with executives from Germany's big automakers amid U.S. Trump, meanwhile, in a post on Twitter , said he believes Xi h...