• Stock markets slip further as trade-war fears lead to weekly losses
Stock markets slip further as trade-war fears lead to weekly losses

The Dow lost 424 points, or 1.8 per cent, to 23,533, bringing its weekly decline to 1,400 points. Trade war fears rocked Wall Street on Thursday after President Trump launched a crackdown on China. Earlier this month, Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said in a statement that China will "resolutely defend" its interests. Germany's DAX lost 1...

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  • Air India launches non-stop flight from Delhi to Tel Aviv
Air India launches non-stop flight from Delhi to Tel Aviv

Saudi Arabia - the birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines - has not formally confirmed whether the Air India has been given overflight rights. The decision is spurring many observers to query the implications of such a move in light of the Saudi Kingdom's new regional aspirations. "A new era has begun", he said.

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  • First non-stop Australia to England flight lands after 17 hours
First non-stop Australia to England flight lands after 17 hours

Inside the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The 14,484-km route is part of the airline's ambitious plans to connect Europe with airports on Australia's eastern seaboard as new, more efficient aircraft become available. Some aviation fans in the United Kingdom were up early tracking the plane's flight path and anticipating its landing. Aviation consultant...

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  • Thomas makes Match Play semis, nears top rank
Thomas makes Match Play semis, nears top rank

The Day / Oosthuizen encounter was evenly matched for much of the contest, Day actually 1 up through 14 holes before Oosthuizen birdied the 15th and 17th to take a one-hole lead to the 18th. "I just didn't get off to the same start that I have been". He made a birdie on the 18th hole to beat Matt Kuchar, and then matched the shortest match of the w...

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  • Toys 'R' Us founder Charles P. Lazarus dies at 94
Toys 'R' Us founder Charles P. Lazarus dies at 94

Toys "R" Us helped launch Larian's career more than 30 years ago. About 30,000 people will be out of a job when the closure is finalized. Five months later, the company announced that they would be selling or closing all of their stores in the United States.

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  • Germany draw with Spain as Diego Costa makes comeback
Germany draw with Spain as Diego Costa makes comeback

Germany managed few chances before the 35th minute, when Thomas Muller beat De Gea to bring the home side level. Germany's Thomas Mueller celebrates after scoring during an worldwide friendly soccer match between Germany and Spain . Germany went agonisingly close to taking the lead on 65 minutes when Toni Kroos rattled the crossbar from th...

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  • NY snow blamed for 3 deaths; nor'easter skips Boston
NY snow blamed for 3 deaths; nor'easter skips Boston

On Wednesday, a woman died when a van overturned in a weather-related crash. The Weather Service said snow will begin to develop late tonight across the Dakotas and build eastward into west central Minnesota Friday morning, reaching east central Minnesota late Friday evening.

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Begins to Consider Regulation of Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg Begins to Consider Regulation of Facebook

Their statement comes a day after Zuckerberg said during an interview on CNN that he would be "happy" to testify before Congress , but only if he was the right person to do that. President Donald Trump in 2016. With this, Kogan was able to get his hands on tens and millions of users' data. The people acquainted with similar matters hav...

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  • US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time this year
US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time this year

Later in his press conference , Powell said Fed officials reported hearing relatively new business-leader concerns about future trade actions and are seeing it as a "risk-to-the-outlook kind of thing". "While the oil-producing countries are discussing the extension of the OPEC + agreement, which is aimed at stabilizing the market, an increase in...

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  • Video of fatal crash raises Uber technology questions
Video of fatal crash raises Uber technology questions

The woman later died at the hospital. The video footage released by the Tempe Police shows both the exterior and interior of the vehicle. In the brief clip, the operator appears to be looking down at something inside the vehicle until looking up, apparently shocked, at the moment of impact.

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  • Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Is Underway; What You Need to Know
Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Is Underway; What You Need to Know

Michael Goldstein, the CEO who followed Lazarus, spoke to CNN . Interstate didn't fare as well, filing for bankruptcy protection in 1974. In a March 15 bankruptcy motion announcing it will close all its stores , Toys "R" Us said it would hand or over-night mail 60-day notices to all of its employees.

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  • United Gives Passenger Staggering $10000 Voucher To Give Up Seat
United Gives Passenger Staggering $10000 Voucher To Give Up Seat

A broken seat meant the airline had one too many passengers, but nobody volunteered to leave so United picked her because she was the lowest-paying passenger. According to Preiss, she also received two $10 meal vouchers, but was unable to land access to the airline's lounge. "When you put them at higher altitude, it's intensifying the effect o...

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  • Zuckerberg apologizes for data breach, vows curbs
Zuckerberg apologizes for data breach, vows curbs

The tech tycoon has come under fire following reports that the London-based research firm used data from 50 million Facebook profiles after being hired to support Donald Trump's 2016 presidential election . In an interview with Wired on Wednesday afternoon, Zuckerberg said he was open to testifying in front of congress on the leak."If it is...

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  • A Future Software Update Will Fix Siri Privacy Bug
A Future Software Update Will Fix Siri Privacy Bug

Ever since Apple launched the iOS 11 a year ago, it has been taking the flak. This, however, can be bypassed by using Siri . This helped confirm that, strangely, iMessage and SMS were unaffected, whereas applications such as Facebook Messenger, Apple Mail and plenty more.

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  • Toledo's population continues to decline, according to census estimate
Toledo's population continues to decline, according to census estimate

Minot's micropolitan area has seen 7,769 additional residents, or 11 percent growth, since 2010. Overall the Kansas City metro grew by more than 22,500 people from mid-2016 to mid-2017. Demographers typically use birth and death records, the every 10 years Census base counts and geography changes to make the estimates, Dayton said.

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  • Villanova heads to the Sweet 16
Villanova heads to the Sweet 16

We got way more shots than they got. "Guys who want to be in college, make sure they stay in college, and guys that want to go to the National Basketball Association, just let them go straight out of high school". The Wildcats won the national championship in 2016. If you don't stay attached to all of them they will make shots. "It really s...

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  • Tesla shareholders back paying Musk billions if stock soars
Tesla shareholders back paying Musk billions if stock soars

With Musk's $2.6-billion pay plan approved, Tesla is now set to take on its biggest challenge yet, with the company aiming to reach a market cap of $650 billion by the end of the 10-year-mark. Investors holding a majority of the Tesla shares supported the performance award plan for chief executive (CEO) Elon Musk during a special meeting in F...

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  • Oppn parties stage 'Rasta Roko' for special category status to AP
Oppn parties stage 'Rasta Roko' for special category status to AP

Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday wondered why the BJP was suspecting his party when he had no national ambitions. "Instead of discussion, the government is planting people to protest in the Well of the House", TDP parliamentary party leader Y.S.

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  • NCAA Sweet 16: Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Florida State Seminoles
NCAA Sweet 16: Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Florida State Seminoles

The Seminoles couldn't get closer than 13 while suffering the disappointing season-ending setback. Nevada's stirring comeback - the second-largest in tournament history - came just two days after the seventh-seeded Wolf Pack rallied from 14 points down to beat Texas 87-83 for its first NCAA victory since 2007.

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  • San Francisco becomes first major U.S. city to ban fur sales
San Francisco becomes first major U.S. city to ban fur sales

The letter warned that the ban "would result in the loss of millions of dollars in tax revenues and jobs as well as the likely increase in retail vacancies in the city's core" but that it also "sets a very unsafe precedent in opening the door for further actions against leather and wool, already the focus of active animal rights campaigns".

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