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Could you spend 30 hours in a coffin?

Could you spend 30 hours in a coffin?

WSB-TV notes it's unclear whether the coffin lid will be shut on participants or propped open, though it surmises ("for health and liability reasons") it will likely be an open-casket endeavor. All w...

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Oil price jumps as Opec keeps output steady

Brent crude futures were at 79.84 dollars per barrel. Crude oil prices gapped higher from weekend trading, in response to announcements from delegates of the Organization of the Petroleum Countri...

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Comcast outbids 21st Century Fox for Sky

Comcast outbids 21st Century Fox for Sky

The U.S. cable giant bid 17.28 pounds a share for control of London-listed Sky, bettering a 15.67 pounds-a-share offer by Fox, Britain's Takeover Panel said. Comcast would also win a rare opportunity ...

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Porsche stops making diesel cars

Porsche stops making diesel cars

This affects 13,500 diesel cars in Europe. Some German cities have banned older diesel cars from their streets and the ongoing investigation into the diesel emission scandal continues. "We hav...

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Ripple (XRP) To the Moon

Ripple (XRP) To the Moon

Sagar Sarbhai who is the head of regulatory relations for the Asia Pacific and Middle East for Ripple talked to CNBC and mentioned that the xRapid product is going to be available for commercial...

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Australia fruit scare: Needles found in New Zealand strawberries

Australia fruit scare: Needles found in New Zealand strawberries

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called people who would hide needles in fruit "a coward and a grub". The needles have caused panic in Australia and neighboring countries. Authorities have ...

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ABC boss Michelle Guthrie ousted from role as managing director

ABC boss Michelle Guthrie ousted from role as managing director

Her reign over the ABC was nearly relentlessly troubled. "The Government thanks Michelle Guthrie and acknowledges her service as managing director of the ABC for the past two-and-a-half years ...

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Imported Australian strawberries thoroughly checked at entry points

Imported Australian strawberries thoroughly checked at entry points

And another young boy was arrested in New South Wales on Wednesday after admitting he put needles in strawberries as a " prank ". Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus agrees, saying there has be...

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Just How Low Can Iran’s Oil Exports Go?

Just How Low Can Iran’s Oil Exports Go?

A man holds the flags of India and the US while people take part in the 35th India Day Parade in New York August 16, 2015. India is likely to resist the American pressure on complying with the reimp...

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Trump says OPEC producers must bring prices down

Trump says OPEC producers must bring prices down

US light crude was up 46 cents at $70.77, after earlier touching a high of $71.80. He indirectly criticized Saudi Arabia for vowing to compensate for the market demand after the United States impo...

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United Kingdom retailer Tesco launches offensive in discount war with Lidl, Aldi

United Kingdom retailer Tesco launches offensive in discount war with Lidl, Aldi

Just as Amazon.com Inc's expansion into grocery adds to competition, Tesco is starting Jack's out as a traditional brickand- mortar operation with no online shopping. Faced with increased competition,...

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Thousands affected by technical glitch at Barclays bank

Thousands affected by technical glitch at Barclays bank

The service status report on the website confirms there is an outage of both online and telephone banking. Earlier this year a major outage at mid-sized lender TSB , owned by Spain's Sabadell (SABE...

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Oil rises as Saudi says it is comfortable with higher prices

Oil rises as Saudi says it is comfortable with higher prices

Brent crude futures were up $1.01 a barrel, or 1.3%, to $79.06/Bbl, by 2:29 p.m. ET, after rising as high as $79.73/Bbl earlier in the session, Kallanish Energy reports . As if to support Barkindo...

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Coca-Cola in Talks to Make Marijuana-Infused Soft Drink

Coca-Cola in Talks to Make Marijuana-Infused Soft Drink

The statement Monday came after reports that the beverage giant was in talks with a Canadian cannabis company to create a cannabidiol-infused infused beverage. Cannabis companies from the United Sta...

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Jet Airways Passengers Bleed From Ears as Pilots ‘Forget’ Cabin Pressure

Jet Airways Passengers Bleed From Ears as Pilots ‘Forget’ Cabin Pressure

A Jet Airways flight has to turn back to Mumbai on Thursday morning as crew forgets to turn on a switch to maintain cabin pressure. In a horrifying experience, passengers on Mumbai-Jaipur Jet...

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Audi e-tron: 7 Things to Know About the Latest Electric SUV

Audi e-tron: 7 Things to Know About the Latest Electric SUV

Audi said it is taking refundable $1,000 deposits for the E-Tron starting now. The German company's mid-sized SUV was revealed in Richmond, California, only about 40 miles from Tesla headquarters ...

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Amazon's store expansion is beyond flawless for introverts

Amazon's store expansion is beyond flawless for introverts

Having almost 3,000 locations would make Amazon Go the third-largest convenience store chain in the United States, just under 7-Eleven and the parent company of Circle K, according to CSP, an indu...

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China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs

But Mr Ma told Xinhua that his pledge had been made on the basis of continued co-operation and trade growth between the U.S. and China, and would now be hard to fulfil. Instead of helping American s...

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McDonald's workers allege culture of sexual harassment has gone unchecked for years

McDonald's workers allege culture of sexual harassment has gone unchecked for years

The complaints named both McDonald's franchisees and the company itself. The protest, organized by the Fight for $15 workers' rights group, was planned for the lunch hour in nine other cities as...

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U.S. imposes new $200bn tariffs on China

U.S. imposes new $200bn tariffs on China

The new 10% tariffs will take effect on September 24 and rise to 25% by the end of 2018. US President Donald Trump has announced he will impose 10 per cent tariffs on $US200 billion worth of Chine...

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