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Some Kotex Tampons Recalled After Reports of Pieces Left Inside Users’ Bodies
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Some Kotex Tampons Recalled After Reports of Pieces Left Inside Users’ Bodies

Retailers in the USA and Canada are pulling U by Kotex Sleek Tampons made between October 7, 2016, and October 16, 2018, and distributed between October 17, 2016, and October 23, 2018, off the shelves, after th...More..

Theresa May vows to contest no-confidence vote outside Number 10
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Theresa May vows to contest no-confidence vote outside Number 10

May has vowed to fight on as leader, but if she loses the confidence vote later on Wednesday she will be out of a job, and a contest to replace her will begin. If she loses, she must resign and a party leadersh...More..

France counts costs of protests, new fiscal measures
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

France counts costs of protests, new fiscal measures

In a 12-minute TV address on Monday, he pledged a €100 (£90) per month increase in the minimum wage, taking it to €1498 (£1360). "We will respond to the economic and social urgency with strong measures, by cu...More..

Theresa May faces leadership challenge as Brexit deal anger boils over
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Theresa May faces leadership challenge as Brexit deal anger boils over

The starting gun was sacked after 48 Conservative Members of Parliament submitted letters demanding a vote to the 1922 Committee, which represents rank-and-file Conservative MPs in the House of Commons. But Eur...More..

Shaktikanta Das says he will try to uphold RBI’s autonomy, credibility
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Shaktikanta Das says he will try to uphold RBI’s autonomy, credibility

Thank you each and everyone for your good wishes", Das said in a tweet. Indicating his vast experience with central banking, he said he had interacted with RBI officials at various levels in last 10 years. Da...More..

Kotak positive on GAIL, ONGC after OPEC production cut decision
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Kotak positive on GAIL, ONGC after OPEC production cut decision

The oil cut agreement is expected to lower the glut of supply in the global oil market and bring crude prices up, which have fallen by more than 30 percent since October. -China trade war, political uncerta...More..

Congress grills Google CEO on bias, privacy, China
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Congress grills Google CEO on bias, privacy, China

Jordan was not satisfied with Pichai's answers. While lawmakers generally didn't support more regulation, they did call for Google to conduct more internal oversight related to bias and that, if not, it cou...More..

Australian watchdog calls for more scrutiny of Google, Facebook
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Australian watchdog calls for more scrutiny of Google, Facebook

Facebook has 17 million monthly users in Australia - 68 per cent of its population - while Instagram , second most popular site in terms of users - which is owned by Facebook , has 11 million users. "Closer ...More..

Pound slips to 18-month low as May pulls Brexit vote
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Pound slips to 18-month low as May pulls Brexit vote

If this deal collapses, her country is heading for either a No Deal Brexit (which is a headache for all concerned) or, very possibly, another referendum vote on Brexit. Juncker, who is set to meet May on Tuesda...More..

Macron readies tax cuts to win back 'heart of France'
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Macron readies tax cuts to win back 'heart of France'

FILE - French President Emmanuel Macron (L) shakes hands with a firefighter during a visit in the streets of Paris on December 2, 2018, a day after clashes during a protest of Yellow vests . Sputnik and RT als...More..

by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

May cancels Brexit vote amid fears it could topple her government

So, what next for Mrs May? May's efforts to convince the EU to make concessions - possibly over the role of the British parliament in approving any move into the "backstop" arrangement - face huge difficulti...More..

Amid likely defeat, May delays Brexit vote by MPs
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Amid likely defeat, May delays Brexit vote by MPs

But Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said it was not possible to renegotiate the Irish border backstop proposal without "opening up all aspects" of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. But even this retreat may ...More..

European Union calls meeting after May's crucial Brexit vote postponed
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

European Union calls meeting after May's crucial Brexit vote postponed

Demonstrators protest Theresa May's Brexit deal outside London's Houses of Parliament. The Northern Irish party which props up May's minority government bluntly told her to ditch the backstop altogether...More..

Macron pledges to raise French minimum wage in response to protests
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Macron pledges to raise French minimum wage in response to protests

He pledged to abolish taxes on overtime pay from 1 January, several months before schedule. Pensioners earning less than 2,000 euros would see recent increase in social security taxes scrapped. He said "no an...More..

Police crack down as 'yellow vest' movement unearths French malaise
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Police crack down as 'yellow vest' movement unearths French malaise

Trump had earlier posted: "The Paris Agreement isn't working out so well for Paris". President Macron is expected to offer tax cuts and subsidies to lower-income families in France tomorrow in an attempt to f...More..

Elderly Florida woman run over by purse thief
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Elderly Florida woman run over by purse thief

A woman chased a man out of a McDonald's in Okeechobee, Fla ., after he snatched her purse. Security footage from inside an Okeechobee McDonald's shows a man in a white baseball cap and maroon shirt approach...More..

China grants Qualcomm a ban on some iPhone sales
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

China grants Qualcomm a ban on some iPhone sales

The Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China granted a preliminary order that requires Apple to stop selling the iPhone 6S , iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus and iPh...More..

Urjit Patel steps down as RBI governor with immediate effect
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Urjit Patel steps down as RBI governor with immediate effect

In his statement, Urjit Patel said: "On account of personal reasons, I have chose to step down from my current position effective immediately. I take this opportunity to express gratitude to my colleagues and D...More..

Nissan seeks to block Ghosn's access to apartment in Rio
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Nissan seeks to block Ghosn's access to apartment in Rio

The prosecutors say Ghosn is suspected of underreporting his income by 5 billion yen ($44 million) over five years. The authorities had been expected to re-arrest Ghosn on suspicion that he also under-repor...More..

Elon Musk Blasts SEC, United Auto Workers in '60 Minutes' Interview
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Elon Musk Blasts SEC, United Auto Workers in '60 Minutes' Interview

Tesla said it is complying with the settlement, and has until December 28 to put in place its communications policy. "I want to be clear, I do not respect the SEC, I do not respect them", Musk said when aske...More..

by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Government Would Look "Pretty Stupid" If They Delayed Brexit Vote

One MP said: 'If we don't first try to hold a no-confidence vote and force a General Election - in line with our party conference resolution this year - we'll never get to the stage where we push for a second...More..

by | Monday, December 10, 2018

VPD investigate break-in at Huawei CFO's Vancouver home

Rubio was a strong critic of China's ZTE Corp, which pleaded guilty in 2017 to violating USA laws that restrict the sale of American-made technology to Iran. Huawei is the biggest global supplier of network gea...More..

Musk Addresses Pot Smoking, Impulsive Tweets On ’60 Minutes’
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Musk Addresses Pot Smoking, Impulsive Tweets On ’60 Minutes’

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. However, during the interview, Musk said no one has r...More..

Uber files for IPO
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Uber files for IPO

Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi has financial incentives to take the company public next year at a lofty valuation. Uber's valuation in its most recent private financing was US$76 billion, and...More..

Japan to indict Nissan as well as Carlos Ghosn
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Japan to indict Nissan as well as Carlos Ghosn

The scandal followed another misconduct of Nissan revealed previous year as the second largest automaker in Japan was found to have routinely allowed safety checks on finished vehicles to be carried out by unce...More..

SEC Delay VanEck ETF, Crushing Bitcoin Once Again
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

SEC Delay VanEck ETF, Crushing Bitcoin Once Again

Bitcoin has fallen to its lowest value in more than a year as it slipped closer to $3,000. The moves came following a plunge in the price of bitcoin on December 1. Cryptocurrencies continued their epic slide...More..

Marriott sends notice to Canadians of data breach
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Marriott sends notice to Canadians of data breach

The company says the contact information, passport numbers, arrival and departure information, reservation dates, and credit card information of up to 327 million guests may also be entangled in the incident. C...More..

United States stocks plunge following Huawei arrest, trade fears
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

United States stocks plunge following Huawei arrest, trade fears

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 500 points today, bringing its weekly drop to more than 1,000. At 1:02 p.m. ET, the . DJI was down 450.24 points, or 1.80 percent, at 24,576.83, the S&P 5...More..

North Carolina governor urges residents to get prepare for storm
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

North Carolina governor urges residents to get prepare for storm

More than 82,000 were without power in SC, while a total of about 75,000 outages were reported across Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. And between Alabama and Georgia, more than 62,000 customers don't hav...More..