Israel approves more than 1000 West Bank settler homes

The plans approved by a defense ministry committee are at various stages in the process. The worldwide community, along with the Palestinians, considers the settlements illegal and an impediment to peace. Israeli settlements are considered a violat... More..

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UNIAN: Trump names conditions for Russian Federation sanctions lift
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

UNIAN: Trump names conditions for Russian Federation sanctions lift

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) on Tuesday suggested that President Donald Trump was sending "signals" to Russian President Vladimir Putin by continuing to equivocate over whether Russia interfered in the 2016...More..

Trump says there will be
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Trump says there will be "no concessions" with Turkey

This is the proper thing to do". But the U.S. said that discussions regarding the fines and other areas of dispute between the two countries were off the table until Brunson was released, a White House offi...More..

Best And Worst S&P 500 Stocks On The Road To Nowhere
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Best And Worst S&P 500 Stocks On The Road To Nowhere

Ross' comments come as trade talks are also set to this week between USA and Chinese officials, raising the prospect to defuse the spiraling trade dispute between the world's largest economies. Volume on USA ...More..

'Crazy Rich Asians' author wanted in Singapore for skipping national service
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

'Crazy Rich Asians' author wanted in Singapore for skipping national service

The movie is based on the best-selling novel by Singapore-born author Kevin Kwan . THR says it's likely that Crazy Rich Asians 2 (or China Rich Girlfriend , depending on how WB wants to title the follow-u...More..

Trump Demands Fed Help On Economy, Complains About Interest Rate Rises
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Trump Demands Fed Help On Economy, Complains About Interest Rate Rises

Trump nominated him to the position, he told senators he expected the Fed to continue raising interest rates in the near term. Trump said to Reuters . Despite criticism from the White House, economists giv...More..

Turkey lodges WTO complaint after USA rejects offer to release pastor
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Turkey lodges WTO complaint after USA rejects offer to release pastor

The lira has lost 37 percent of its value this year in a crisis triggered by concerns over President Tayyip Erdogan's influence on monetary policy and excerbated by the dispute with Washington. The pastor...More..

Cohen Investigated for Bank Fraud Over $20 Million
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Cohen Investigated for Bank Fraud Over $20 Million

In an explosive admission, Michael Cohen implicated his former client President Donald Trump in campaign finance violations Tuesday as he pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan. In an interview on M...More..

Trump complains about interest rate rises
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Trump complains about interest rate rises

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Monday he was maintaining his expectation for one more interest rate hike this year, as trade tensions and worldwide events add some downside risk to an otherwise st...More..

Iran oil minister: Frances oil giant Total pulls out if Iran
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Iran oil minister: Frances oil giant Total pulls out if Iran

In May, US President Donald Trump pulled out of an worldwide nuclear deal with Iran, OPEC's third-biggest producer, and announced the sanctions. "It should be accelerated", Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman...More..

Actions better than words, says Russian Federation after Trump offer
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Actions better than words, says Russian Federation after Trump offer

Two U.S. Senate committees held simultaneous hearings on Russia on Tuesday, where some lawmakers chastised administration officials for failing to sufficiently answer their questions, and for sending conflictin...More..

by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Alarm over Donald Trump complaints about his pick for US Fed chair

Powell took over as Fed chief earlier this year. American presidents have rarely criticized the Fed in recent decades because the independence of the Fed is seen as important for economic stability. But dur...More..

Post Malone Aboard Plane Attempting Emergency Landing
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Post Malone Aboard Plane Attempting Emergency Landing

The Associated Press reports that a plane blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport earlier Tuesday and that it was forced to reroute in the air and will attempt to make an emergency landing...More..

Jon Stewart rescues runaway goats
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Jon Stewart rescues runaway goats

Police arrived on the scene, tranquilized the goats and took them to an animal shelter. Jon Stewart perhaps hasn't gotten this kind of billing since he hosted " The Daily Show ". The goat saga began at 8:...More..

PepsiCo to buy Israel's SodaStream in $3.2 billion deal
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

PepsiCo to buy Israel's SodaStream in $3.2 billion deal

Pepsi will pay $144 per SodaStream share in cash, representing a 10.9% premium to Friday's closing price of SodaStream's US-listed stock and a 32% premium to its 30-day average. Speculation about PepsiCo or Coc...More..

Contact Lenses Are a Surprising Source of Pollution
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Contact Lenses Are a Surprising Source of Pollution

First, the team surveyed 139 people to determine how contact lenses end up in wastewater. While the researchers also want contact manufacturers to find a way for consumers to easily recycle their products, for ...More..

Whiteboards used as Gatwick flight info screens fail
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Whiteboards used as Gatwick flight info screens fail

Gatwick Airport descended into chaos as all of the overhead departure boards stopped working, resulting in airport staff writing flight information on whiteboards. According to Gatwick airport's Twitter accoun...More..

Economic Growth Higher Under Current Government, Says Niti Aayog Boss
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Economic Growth Higher Under Current Government, Says Niti Aayog Boss

These estimates showed that the Indian economy grew at a faster clip in two terms of the UPA government against the average growth in the first four years of the NDA government. Chidambaram, however, accused th...More..

Inflation hits 3% in July, upper end of BoC target
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Inflation hits 3% in July, upper end of BoC target

Economists were expecting a year-over-year of 2.5%, same as in June, but July's number exceeded that, according to Statistics Canada. At 9:35 a.m. EDT (1335 GMT), the Canadian dollar CAD=D4 was trading 0.56...More..

Relax, binge watchers. Netflix is not adding commercials
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Relax, binge watchers. Netflix is not adding commercials

The reaction on reddit to the test ads has been overwhelmingly negative, with the top comment in the most popular thread discussing the issue coming from user polengoldur, who earned over 6,900 upvotes for hi...More..

Mexico hopeful to conclude NAFTA talks with US next week
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Mexico hopeful to conclude NAFTA talks with US next week

For four straight weeks, US trade czar Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo have held bilateral NAFTA talks while Canada has been absent from the bargaining table. The two o...More..

US Lighthizer sees NAFTA ‘breakthrough’, Mexico cooler
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

US Lighthizer sees NAFTA ‘breakthrough’, Mexico cooler

U.S. officials have indicated that if the deal can be agreed by the end of August it would be possible to win congressional approval for the new NAFTA before Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado...More..

Tesla sues Ontario for pulling plug on electric auto rebates
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Tesla sues Ontario for pulling plug on electric auto rebates

Tesla Inc.is taking the Ontario government to court over its decision last month to cancel incentives for purchases. It claims that Tesla was singled out and that purchasers of other brands will still get rebat...More..

New Report Highlights House of Fraser’s Mounting Debt to Brands
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

New Report Highlights House of Fraser’s Mounting Debt to Brands

In a tweet on Thursday, House of Fraser revealed that it would refund thousands of online customers potentially millions of pounds, after cancelling orders after a wave of complaints from shoppers who had not r...More..

Tesla shares plummet after Musk pours heart out to NYT
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Tesla shares plummet after Musk pours heart out to NYT

The Times report said board members had raised concerns over his "workload but also about his use of Ambien ", a sleeping drug. But it soon became clear that funding had not been secured beyond an initial...More..

SEC sends subpoena to Tesla over Elon Musk tweets
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

SEC sends subpoena to Tesla over Elon Musk tweets

Since then questions have arisen about both the seriousness of the claim (one that Musk has stuck to despite evidence to the contrary) and whether Musk was intentionally trying to juice Tesla's stock (thus thwa...More..

Donald Trump asks SEC to look into practicality of corp
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Donald Trump asks SEC to look into practicality of corp

One provision of the bill includes a requirement that the SEC review the quarterly reporting requirement. "I have asked the SEC to study!" John McCain in Fort Drum, N.Y. Some corporate leaders and trade groups ...More..

Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in July
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in July

The rate has remained between 5.4 and 5.6 per cent since mid-2017. Minister Cash said the data showed there is more good news for Australian workers and the Australian economy with over 300,000 new jobs gener...More..

Rescuers deal with fire in Italian bridge rubble before day of mourning
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Rescuers deal with fire in Italian bridge rubble before day of mourning

So, how will Italy ensure the safety of its bridges and roads? Global reinsurer Swiss Re has today announced its link to the Italian company, Autostrade per I'Italia, which manages the stretch of motorway in ...More..

U.S. threatens more sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

U.S. threatens more sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor

Erdogan, a self-described "enemy of interest rates", wants to lower borrowing costs despite high inflation. Moody's says its negative outlook reflects its expectation that there's more financial stress like...More..