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Government shutdown expected to drag into Christmas as talks continue

Government shutdown expected to drag into Christmas as talks continue

It is the third time this year it has partially shut down as Democrats and Republicans failed to push short-term funding legislation through on Friday night (Saturday morning GMT). "The Trump Tantru...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end miserable week down 7 percent | AP business

Markets Right Now: Stocks end miserable week down 7 percent | AP business

But this month has been dismal. And the S&P 500 shed 2.1%. It is on track for its biggest one-month loss since February 2009 and its first losing year in a decade. Wren said investors felt Fed Chair...

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NASA Engineer Builds Fart Spraying Glitter Bomb Trap To Stop Package Thieves

NASA Engineer Builds Fart Spraying Glitter Bomb Trap To Stop Package Thieves

It's a plan that works disturbingly well, given that Rober manages to catch no less than four thieves with various boxes. It's that time of year, where packages are constantly being stolen of the ...

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The Government Shut Down, But Trump Will Keep National Parks Open

The Government Shut Down, But Trump Will Keep National Parks Open

Later Friday, Trump tweeted: "The Democrats now own the shutdown!" Unlike many other federal workers, your local mailman will continue to get paid during the shutdown. And Acadia National Park in ...

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Government to meet fiscal deficit target of 3.3%: Jaitley

Government to meet fiscal deficit target of 3.3%: Jaitley

Hindustan Times reported on Thursday that the government was planning to propose the lowering of the goods and services tax (GST) on a majority of items now in the highest slab of 28% to 18% to boost ...

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Govt announces tax relief to startups

Govt announces tax relief to startups

Also, the angel investor who plans to subscribe the shares in the start-up will have to fulfil prescribed criteria and the start-up will have to procure a report from a merchant banker, specifying t...

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Ford truck recall: Ford recalls almost 900,000 F-150 pickups after fires

Ford truck recall: Ford recalls almost 900,000 F-150 pickups after fires

The recall affects 2015 to 2019 model Ford-150 trucks and 2017 to 2019 model F-Super Duty vehicles, according to documents the company submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. ...

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Silver Price Tumbles, Then Rebounds After Fourth Fed Hike

Silver Price Tumbles, Then Rebounds After Fourth Fed Hike

That would leave borrowing costs just above policymakers' newly downgraded median view of a 2.8 per cent neutral rate that neither brakes nor boosts a healthy economy, but still within the 2.5 per cen...

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Apple Will Stop Selling iPhone 7 and 8 in Germany

Apple Will Stop Selling iPhone 7 and 8 in Germany

However, Apple told CNBC that the company plans to appeal the ruling. They can be sold by third-party retailers, however, and all other models are unaffected. This is just the latest move in a lar...

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Altria Buys 35 Percent Stake In E-Cigarette Maker Juul

Altria Buys 35 Percent Stake In E-Cigarette Maker Juul

Altria Group Inc. said Thursday that its investment puts the value of JUUL Labs Inc.at $38 billion. Juul will also be the only vape company Altria works with while their partnership stands. Juul ...

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Morocco says suspects in hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Morocco says suspects in hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Two Scandinavian backpackers were hacked to death and one beheaded in what is believed to have been a terrorist attack in Morocco. The women's bodies were found by other tourists in an isolated are...

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US Treasury Secretary says market reaction to Fed's rate hike

US Treasury Secretary says market reaction to Fed's rate hike "overblown"

As expected before the announcement, the Fed said it would hike interest rates by 0.25 to a range of 2.25 per cent 2.5 per cent - the highest level in a decade. Wednesday's decision, which was wid...

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Carlos Ghosn re-arrested on fresh charges in Japan

Carlos Ghosn re-arrested on fresh charges in Japan

The lack of transparency and concern Nissan will use Ghosn's absence to push for more power in the alliance has heightened tensions between the two automakers. Requests for their bail had not been sub...

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Stark retreat for Republicans on spending, Trump's wall

Stark retreat for Republicans on spending, Trump's wall

With effective veto power over any deal and no appetite to hand Trump a political win, Democrats have not budged in recent days in their demands that Homeland Security funding stay flat and they will ...

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GoFundMe campaign for Trump’s border wall nears $3m in 3 days

GoFundMe campaign for Trump’s border wall nears $3m in 3 days

Kolfage wrote in the description of the page , "Like a majority of those American citizens who voted to elect President Donald J. Trump, we voted for him to Make America Great Again". "Trump is comma...

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India ranks 108th in WEF gender gap index 2018

India ranks 108th in WEF gender gap index 2018

As such, it was the best performer in Asia, boosted by gender equality in education, politics and an improvement in wage equity. In assessing progress in terms of economic opportunity, political emp...

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10 foreigners given medals for roles in reform, opening-up

10 foreigners given medals for roles in reform, opening-up

China has transformed from "a backward economy and a closed society" to the world's second-largest economy, engaged openly with all countries, and involved in all matters of global importance, Kuhn sa...

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Drones on airfield prompt UKs Gatwick Airport to pause operations

Drones on airfield prompt UKs Gatwick Airport to pause operations

London's Gatwick Airport , the second-busiest in the United Kingdom, has shut down while officials urgently investigated reports that two drones were flying above the airfield. Joe Bond's flight fro...

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How major United States stock indexes fared Tuesday

How major United States stock indexes fared Tuesday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average clawed back 82.66 points, or 0.4 percent, to 23,675.64. Several other companies that have recently suffered big losses also said they will buy back more stock, inclu...

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Huawei And ZTE Products Regarded As Security Threat By Czech Government

Huawei And ZTE Products Regarded As Security Threat By Czech Government

The news of a third detention comes after the detentions of former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and Canadian entrepreneur Michael Spavor in China last week, days after Beijing warned Canada co...

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