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China Trade Talks Wrap Up After Extending To 3rd Day

The three-day talks in Beijing that wrapped up on Wednesday were the first face-to-face negotiations since U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping , met in Buenos Aires in December and agreed on a 90-day truce in a tr...

Tesla starts taking Model 3 orders in China

While Tesla reported yet another historic quarter that saw the company delivering an average of 1,000 vehicles per day, Wall Street has not taken kindly to the electric auto maker's Q4 2018 results. Tesla boosted production during the quarter, churni...

Why the Sky Turned Electric Blue in New York City

Across much of the nation's most populous city, people looked up around 9:12 p.m.to see a pulsing orb of blue light that lasted a minute or more in the sky over Queens , casting the skyline into a odd silhouette. At about 10:20 p.m. Thursday, LaGu...

Stocks lose momentum a day after Dow's record gain

All told, the S&P 500 index rose 116.60 points, or 5 percent, to 2,467.70. Equity futures were giving back some gains following the biggest one-day Dow point gain in history. Markets in Europe , Hong Kong and Australia were closed Wednesday for po...

Oil prices bounce amid Russia's output cut, Lybia's production shutdown

OPEC's output agreement with Russian Federation and Canada's decision to mandate production cuts could create an oil market supply deficit by the second quarter of next year, if top producers stick to the deal, the International Energy Agency said ...

YouTuber gets 'Home Alone' style revenge on package-stealing thieves

As many as 30 percent of Americans say they've suffered from missing or stolen delivery orders, according to a survey by Xfinity Home, Comcast's home security service. It contains a Global Positioning System to track the package, four smartphones t...

Theresa May defeats leadership challenge by 83 votes

Speaking outside 10 Downing Street this morning, Mrs May said: "I will contest that vote with everything I have got". As investors and allies tried to work out the ultimate destination for the world's fifth-largest economy, rebel lawmakers in May's...

Altria invests $2.4 billion for 45% stake in Canadian cannabis producer Cronos

Could pot stocks make you rich? . Cronos said Friday that the Richmond, Virginia, tobacco company will pay another $1.4 billion for warrants that if exercised, would give Altria a 55 percent majority ownership stake. — Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Anheuse...

OPEC members complaining, says Nigeria is overproducing

Whether to exempt Iran from making any cuts was one sticking point in the meeting, said a delegate. Iraqi minister Thamir Abbas Al Ghadhban said deliberations would continue on Friday. "OPEC is an independent organization, not a part of the US De...

China vows quick action on U.S. trade promises: 'The sooner the better'

The yield on the 5-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on the 2-year note, a move that suggests investors are fearful about the economy's longer-term health. Yet many economists raised doubts that very much could be achieved within three mo...

Trump says China to "reduce and remove" tariffs on US-made cars

President Donald Trump left his top advisers scrambling on Monday to explain a trade deal he claimed he'd struck with China to reduce tariffs on USA cars exported to the country - an agreement that doesn't exist on paper and hasn't been confirm...

Diplomats struggle for agreement on G-20 summit statement

Ms Merkel also said she hopes a meeting between the U.S. and Chinese leaders will help resolve trade tensions between the two countries. Last week the US President said "it could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge" of the planning and...

US stocks decline as trade angst weighs; TSX slightly up

On their face, the comments were a reversal from early last month, when Powell said the key interest rate was probably still a " long way " from a so-called neutral level and that the Fed might even tighten policy beyond that level. Markets are now t...

Trump Wants GM To Reimburse America For The Bailout?

GM is set to idle five factories in the U.S. and Canada and eliminate about 14,000 jobs, more than ten percent of its North American workforce. "This callous decision by GM to reduce or cease operations in American plants, while opening or increasi...

Historical photos of King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud's visit to Egypt

The Egyptian presidency said the prince is due to arrive in Cairo later Monday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. In Tunis , he is expected to hold talks with the country's president and prime minister. They have called for a strong ...

Why Cold Snaps Don't Disprove Climate Change

The climate assessment is required by law every few years. One benefit the report may have, even despite a lack of media coverage, may be to weaken the administration's legal case to gut environmental standards, such as the freeze in federal fu...

Bitcoin Dips Below $5,000 For The First Time In 13 Months

The free fall in crypto prices is pretty steep at the moment. BTC/USD is down more than USD 1,000 and it is now (UTC 08:30 AM) trading below the USD 4,500 level. Past year the suspension of hard fork planned by major developers and investors prov...

Amazon Has Made its Decision...Ocasio Cortez Is Not Happy

Amazon has amassed an unduplicated database of available sites and cities' strengths and weaknesses from the volumes of HQ2 proposals submitted. The company said the new facility would create as many as 50,000 jobs and cost at least $5 billi...

MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

Many opposed to the measure argued that the proposal was too unstructured as it would have allowed for people to grow and possess as much cannabis as they want. "This is yet another historic election for the movement to end marijuana prohibition. Yet...

What you need to know about the Pa. midterm elections

Laying into the tangled legal scandals enveloping the Trump administration - especially the possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives - Obama scoffed, "They've racked up enough indictments to fill a football team"....

Apple Will No Longer Report Hardware Sales Figures

Apple's faithful customers aren't snapping up iPhones quite as enthusiastically as anticipated heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. Sure enough, in the three month period ending in September, Apple sold just shy of 47 million iPhones, ...

Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years

The reign as world's biggest oil producer may be short-lived: Russian Federation in September produced 11.37 million barrels a day and they may be above 11.4 million in October. Brent and US futures have dropped on growing concern over a possible s...

IBM buying North Carolina-based Red Hat in $34B deal

Both Red Hat and IBM said the combined company will accelerate "hybrid multi-cloud adoption". "IBM's commitment to keeping the things that have made Red Hat successful - always thinking about the customer and the open source community first - make ...

Wall Street resumes selloff; S&P flirts with correction

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more 2.4 percent, losing more than 600 points to end at 24,583.42. The Dow dropped 296.24 points, or 1.2 percent, to 24,688.31. Caterpillar tumbled 5.8 percent after the heavy-duty equipment maker maintained...

China 'creates two billionaires a week'

According to the Billionaires Insight Report , "China's billionaire entrepreneurs are leading their country's economic transformation, and by extension that of the rest of Asia". "Today, as the "Chinese Century" progresses, they number 373, almost ...

Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

The six winning numbers drawn on Tuesday night were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and 5 again as the special Mega Ball. No ticket matched all six numbers for the prize Wednesday night, making the jackpot now the third largest in US history and second largest i...

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Khalid al-Falih said if the kingdom has to use its oil reserves if it wants to cover 3 million barrels per day of oil loss from Iran. The United States warned Russian Federation on Sunday about assisting any potential Iranian attempts to evade an u...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Karen Attiah, the Global Opinions editor at The Post , wrote a note at the top of Khashoggi's newest article. "I do think it's important that everyone keep in their mind that we have lots of important relationships ― financial relationships betwee...

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of "guilty until proven innocent"

Saudi Arabia has denied these reports . Turkish officials would not comment on the disposal method for the body, pending investigation and a planned search of the consul's residence. Khashoggi's alleged killers tortured the journalist during in...

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

These new subscribers brings Netflix total subscribers to 137 million a userbase that is only behind YouTube's 192 million when looking at streaming services. During the September quarter, Netflix added about 676 hours of original programming in the ...

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Kearney told USA Today , "and also how the failure to reinvent ultimately leads to extinction". A new Office of the CEO will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations. The number of stores peaked in 2012 at 4,000, including its Sears Canad...

Kudlow defends Mnuchin's Saudi Arabia trip amid search for missing journalist

US President Donald Trump has vowed " severe punishment " if Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of its dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi who is feared killed at the kingdom's consulate in Turkey. Zidan said. However, Senator Marco R...

Florida gov gives an update on Hurricane Michael preparation

Winds in the 40 to 50 miles per hour range will reach the SC border as early as 8 p.m. Wednesday , says the center. The fast developing storm is now a Category 1 hurricane expected to strengthen as it nears Florida . Florida has already decl...

'Chuck Chequers', Johnson challenges May on #Brexit

Dancing onto the stage to the tune of Swedish pop group ABBA's hit " Dancing Queen ", May mocked herself, jokingly saying if she lost her voice it was because she had been up half of the night super gluing the stage set. Here are the main announcemen...

SEC Lawsuit Against Musk Wiped $7.3 Billion From Tesla’s Market Value

The charges come after Musk claimed in August via a series of tweets that he was planning to take the electric auto maker private, and implied that such a move was imminent with " funding secured ". From the beginning of this case, the SEC requeste...

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Why Cold Snaps Don't Disprove Climate Change

The climate assessment is required by law every few years. One benefit the report may have, even despite a lack of media coverage, may be to weaken the administration's legal...

Bitcoin Dips Below $5,000 For The First Time In 13 Months

The free fall in crypto prices is pretty steep at the moment. BTC/USD is down more than USD 1,000 and it is now (UTC 08:30 AM) trading below the USD 4,500 level. Past year the ...

Amazon Has Made its Decision...Ocasio Cortez Is Not Happy

Amazon has amassed an unduplicated database of available sites and cities' strengths and weaknesses from the volumes of HQ2 proposals submitted. The company said the new fac...

MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

Many opposed to the measure argued that the proposal was too unstructured as it would have allowed for people to grow and possess as much cannabis as they want. "This is yet anothe...

What you need to know about the Pa. midterm elections

Laying into the tangled legal scandals enveloping the Trump administration - especially the possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives - Obama sc...

Apple Will No Longer Report Hardware Sales Figures

Apple's faithful customers aren't snapping up iPhones quite as enthusiastically as anticipated heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. Sure enough, in the three month p...

Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years

The reign as world's biggest oil producer may be short-lived: Russian Federation in September produced 11.37 million barrels a day and they may be above 11.4 million in October....

IBM buying North Carolina-based Red Hat in $34B deal

Both Red Hat and IBM said the combined company will accelerate "hybrid multi-cloud adoption". "IBM's commitment to keeping the things that have made Red Hat successful - always t...

Wall Street resumes selloff; S&P flirts with correction

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more 2.4 percent, losing more than 600 points to end at 24,583.42. The Dow dropped 296.24 points, or 1.2 percent, to 24,688.31. Caterpill...

China 'creates two billionaires a week'

According to the Billionaires Insight Report , "China's billionaire entrepreneurs are leading their country's economic transformation, and by extension that of the rest of Asia"....

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Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

The six winning numbers drawn on Tuesday night were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and 5 again as the special Mega Ball. No ticket matched all six numbers for the prize Wednesday night, makin...

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Khalid al-Falih said if the kingdom has to use its oil reserves if it wants to cover 3 million barrels per day of oil loss from Iran. The United States warned Russian Federation ...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Karen Attiah, the Global Opinions editor at The Post , wrote a note at the top of Khashoggi's newest article. "I do think it's important that everyone keep in their mind that we...

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of "guilty until proven innocent"

Saudi Arabia has denied these reports . Turkish officials would not comment on the disposal method for the body, pending investigation and a planned search of the consul's resi...

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

These new subscribers brings Netflix total subscribers to 137 million a userbase that is only behind YouTube's 192 million when looking at streaming services. During the September ...