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Tired Boy Donald Trump Says Obama’s Speech Put Him to Sleep

Obama's speech in the university's 1,300-person auditorium has seen great interest from the school's student body, according to university spokesman Jon Davis,...


Goldman Drops Plans for Crypto Trading Desk

While Bloomberg had originally reported at the end of previous year that Goldman Sachs was working on the implementation of a cryptocurrency trading desk ...


Japanese Oil Wholesalers ‘Prepare To Suspend’ Iranian Imports

Brent crude futures were lower on Tuesday afternoon in Asia, trading down 0.10 percent to $78.07 per barrel. The price of Brent went up by about 60 cents to ...


European Union piles pressure on United Kingdom over Irish border plan

The EU's chief negotiator, who has been strident on the issue during the behind-the-scenes negotiations, made public his request for the information as he warne...


Ford cancels Focus crossover model, cites Trump tariffs

Per Automotive News , Ford has decided it won't bring the Focus Active to the United States market even if the U.S. government removes the planned tariffs. The...


Coca-Cola to Buy UK Coffee Chain Costa for $5.1 Billion

The Coca-Cola acquisition of the company from Costa owner Whitbread, a multinational restaurant, hotel and hospitality company based in England, comes just ...


India’s GDP grows at 8.2%, cements its position as fastest growing economy

India became the globe's sixth-biggest economy in 2017, pushing France into seventh place, according to figures released by the World Bank last month. India is ...


P Chidambaram Slams Centre Over RBI Report On Demonetisation

Garg said there were benefits in the process with major advantage being induction of newer notes with more security features, "virtually weeding out all the f...


Elon Musk Won't Back Down On Cave Diver 'Pedo' Remark

However, earlier this week, Musk appeared to double-down on his pedophilia themed attacks, tweeting , "You don't think it's unusual [Unsworth] hasn't sued me?"...


Lewandowski: I warned Trump about Cohen

Also the last time we checked, America has been doing its own "Russian meddling" - participating in a coup d'état in Russia's back yard in 2014. "The Presid...


People Killed in Mass Shooting at Video Game Tournament

He said the FBI was searching the man's home as part of the investigation. Florida authorities say they've finished clearing the scene. A live feed from t...


Kalashnikov Debuts CV-1 Electric Vehicle Concept

During a recent military expo in Moscow, the company unveiled a fully electric auto that a spokesperson said is created to compete with Tesla. Kalashnikov con...


Verizon slowed our data as we fought massive wildfire, chief says

In what are now substantiated reports that Verizon Wireless throttled data plans of firefighters while they were battling the Mendocino Complex Fires , Calif...


Pope Francis acknowledges ''grave scandal'' of abuse and questions abortion referendum

Pope Francis, center, is flanked by Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , right, as they arrive to meet authorities, in Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 25, 2018. When John...


Michael Cohen Raises $126K in GoFundMe Campaign

But even while the world watched Cohen testify after pleading guilty as jurors returned 8 damning verdicts against Manafort on Tuesday, Trump refused to cur...


Trump's Fed attack sees dollar dive and stocks struggle

Powell also told Scott, according to the lawmaker, "that the president has not weighed in with him at all on interest rates whatsoever, or on any role the Fed...


Fed criticism drives dollar to eight-week low against yen

In an interview with Reuters Trump said he was "not thrilled" with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates, causing the greenback to...


The face of White addiction: Elon Musk just cost Tesla $4.6B

During the interview , journalists said Musk alternated between laughter and tears as he opened up about his busy work routine and recent controversies. The su...


Chaos as Gatwick airport uses whiteboards after digital departure screens fail

Vodafone provides the service, and said a damaged fibre cable was to blame. In a statement at 17:00 BST, a Gatwick spokesman said the issue had been resolved...


PepsiCo buys Israel's SodaStream for $3.2 billion

Purchasing the Israeli company, known for DIY seltzer makers like the SodaStream Mix , will push Pepsi's image in a health-focused direction, according to CNN...


Trump asks SEC to study ending quarterly earnings for public companies

So we're looking at that very, very seriously", Trump said as he was boarding Marine One on the White House lawn Friday morning. Even SEC Chairman Jay Clayton...


Search operation ended in Genoa, bridge death toll rises to 43

An engineering study commissioned by Italian motorway operator Autostrade a year ago warned about the condition of a bridge that collapsed this week in Genoa ,...


Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

The Turkish lira fell again on Friday, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country currency crisis, after the USA threatened to impose new sanctions on the...


Pastor Brunson appeal for house arrest release rejected by Turkish court

Trump's comments came after a court in Turkey's western Izmir province rejected an appeal to release Brunson from house arrest, saying evidence was still bein...


Court rejects appeal for American pastor's release from detention, Turkish media says

The White House stance appeared to give Turkish authorities little incentive to work for the release of Andrew Brunson , a pastor on trial in Turkey on terrori...


Qatar promises $15 bn investment in Turkey: presidency

The tit-for-tat measures are part of a broader dispute between the two countries over the fate of an American citizen, Andrew Brunson , who is being prosecuted...


Turkey's Erdogan pledges boycott on U.S. electronics

The top USA diplomat in Turkey has called for the cases against an American pastor and others held in Turkey to be resolved "without delay" and in a "fair and...


After Tesla Buyout Tweet, Some Investors Wonder: Where Was Nasdaq?

April 3, 2018 - Musk says Tesla will not need to raise more capital in 2018. The scribe also reached out to individuals close to 16 tech and financial insti...


Utah firefighter dies battling Mendocino Complex wildfire in California

The fire is burning near the Mendocino National Forest, about 140 miles northwest of Sacramento. About 4,200 fires have charred 726,000 acres (294,000 hectare...


Musk in talks with Saudi fund, others on Tesla buyout

The SEC has asked Tesla for more details about Musk's tweets and proof that he has secured the necessary funding for the transaction. Meanwhile, Musk face...


Employee steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes it shortly

After some time , the flight got crashed in the area called Ketron Island in Washington and the suspect is reported to be dead during the crash. Two mili...


Turkey shaken by financial fears, President Trump rattles it further

Despite Trump's insistence, Turkey has not budged in freeing American pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been detained by Turkey for nearly two years on charges t...


Mexico NAFTA talks drag on as autos sticking points emerge

U.S. and Mexican negotiators will resume talks next week on the update of the North American Free Trade Agreement , Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajard...


Tech stocks take Nasdaq closer to record

Two other key United States indices, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq , pulled back 0.7 percent. The S&P 500 index slipped after coming within spitting distanc...


U.S. Sanctions Put Russia on Edge

European countries and the United States expelled 100 Russian diplomats after the attack, in the strongest action by President Donald Trump against Russia since...


NYC sets limit on Uber and Lyft vehicles

A vote from the New York City council Wednesday will likely lead to higher fares on ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, and it might spread to other cit...


SEC looking into Tesla after Elon Musk's tweets, reports say

The most obvious equity partners for Mr Musk would be a sovereign wealth fund such as Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), which sources said had take...


Tesla trading halted after Elon Musk tweets about taking company private

Upon the news , Tesla stock quickly shot up to $365, climbing toward $420 - the amount Musk noted would be the trigger price. Musk said he wants to take ...


Elon Musk just tweeted he's considering taking Tesla private

However, Musk explicitly said there is no plan to combine Tesla with SpaceX. Musk in a letter to employees August 7th, 2018, "As the most shorted stock ...


European Union fights against USA sanctions on Iran

The May decision to withdraw from the Iran deal , officially dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), gave a 90-day wind-down period for some b...