Saturday September 22-nd, 2018

Oil up on supply concerns ahead of OPEC meeting Oil up on supply concerns ahead of OPEC meeting

Two of OPEC's founding members, Iran and Venezuela, are under sanctions from Washington. Incumbents who face challengers in the upcoming US mid-term elections have reasons to want oil prices - and in turn, gasoline prices at the pump - to be lowe...

NHTSA gives 2018 Tesla Model 3 ideal marks for crash safety NHTSA gives 2018 Tesla Model 3 ideal marks for crash safety

As a result, the Model 3 landed its Consumer Reports recommendation. The first photo below is the aftermath of NHTSA's frontal crash testing, a test which "simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph" and tak...

Oil rises one percent on signs OPEC not prepared to boost output Oil rises one percent on signs OPEC not prepared to boost output

Crushing U.S. oil sanctions on Iran will resume in early November and already, American allies in Asia are cutting back on their purchases of Iranian crude. The escalating trade row is raising concerns about the potential for slower growth in oil c...

Young boy admits putting needles into strawberries Young boy admits putting needles into strawberries

On Wednesday, an Australian government minister said at least 100 reports had been received of needles in fruit. " Obviously in the last few days we found a young person has admitted to a prank, including putting needles in strawberries , and...

European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit' European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'

It leaves Mrs May with little defence from circling Brexiteers in her own party, with just over a week until the Conservative conference. He said that while there were " positive elements " in May's Chequers plan , a deal that puts the single mark...

UK's May seeks more compromise from European Union ahead of meeting UK's May seeks more compromise from European Union ahead of meeting

Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland and how to deal with future trad...

Amazon Storefronts launched to help SMBs sell products online Amazon Storefronts launched to help SMBs sell products online

The portal is a sort of promise ring to the SMB community that sells on Amazon, as it vows to promote smaller companies and help their products stand out among the millions of businesses that sell on the site. It will also feature the small businesse...

UBS analyzes Audi e-Tron impact - Audi AG (OTCMKTS:AUDVF) UBS analyzes Audi e-Tron impact - Audi AG (OTCMKTS:AUDVF)

As we've already reported , the e-tron will produce 265 kW and 561 N.m, with this "peak performance" available for up to 60 seconds. That technology can't come to the USA until receiving approval from federal regulators. An American range hasn't bee...

Amazon wants 3000 Amazon Go stores by 2021 Amazon wants 3000 Amazon Go stores by 2021

Amazon opened its first cashierless store in Seattle two years ago (pictured) and has launched two additional locations in Seattle and another in Chicago. Sleek black cameras monitoring from above and weight sensors in the shelves help Amazon dete...

At least 30 people hurt after Jet Airways plane loses cabin pressure At least 30 people hurt after Jet Airways plane loses cabin pressure

A Jet Airways Mumbai-Jaipur flight was turned back to Mumbai mid-air on Thursday as, the crew forgot to select switch to maintain cabin pressure . The flight heading to Jaipur, Rajastan state, was forced to returned to a Mumbai airport, with 3...

Alibaba says US-China trade war ends US jobs promise Alibaba says US-China trade war ends US jobs promise

But Ma told official news agency Xinhua his vow had been made on the basis of continued cooperation and trade growth between the USA and China, and would now be hard to fulfill. Ma expressed need for "new trade rules" over the long-term. One mil...

Coca-Cola denies reports they are looking at making cannabis-based drinks Coca-Cola denies reports they are looking at making cannabis-based drinks

Company Vice President, Kent Landers, said: "Along with many others in the beverage industry, we are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world". Cannabidiol is a non-psychoa...

Cathay Paciic: Mistakes on a plane! Cathay Paciic: Mistakes on a plane!

The airline appears to have taken the typo in stride, writing on social media: "Oops this special livery won't last long!" The company's social media team saw the amusing side of the error, tweeting that the plane was being sent back to be repain...

Trump will visit SC to survey damage from Hurricane Florence Trump will visit SC to survey damage from Hurricane Florence

President Donald Trump is touring a North Carolina neighbourhood that sustained heavy flood damage during Hurricane Florence . "So you're going to get Kinston, you're going to get Greenville, all those inland places that are getting dumped on that ...

Inside Jack's - Tesco’s New Brexit-Era Answer To Aldi And Lidl Inside Jack's - Tesco’s New Brexit-Era Answer To Aldi And Lidl

The Chatteris store will be the first to open under the new brand. "We leverage the size and expertise that's available to Tesco and Tesco partners and we bring that capability to Jack's in an operating model that is lower and we pass that benefi...

Aussie cops still trying to figure out who's putting needles in fruit Aussie cops still trying to figure out who's putting needles in fruit

Six brands - Berry Licious, Berry Obsession, Donnybrook, Oasis, Love Berry and Delightful Strawberries - have been recalled nationally as fresh cases of needles found in strawberries were reported in Western Australia and South Australia over the w...

McDonald's Employees To Go On Nationwide Strike McDonald's Employees To Go On Nationwide Strike

Organizers of the walkout say the striking L.A. workers will be cooks and cashiers. In the filing , one 20-year-old woman in Durham, North Carolina, reported that a shift manager once told her he wanted to have a threesome with her and a co-worker...

The alternative to my Brexit deal is no deal The alternative to my Brexit deal is no deal

Britain would leave the European Union on March 29 2019 without a withdrawal deal covering expats' rights, the Irish border and the "divorce bill" and without agreement on future trade links. The Times reported that Mr Barnier was preparing to i...

Saudi wealth fund plunges $1bn into Tesla rival Lucid Saudi wealth fund plunges $1bn into Tesla rival Lucid

The investment comes after reports that the fund has also built a near 5 per cent stake in Tesla , worth about $2.5 billion. "This investment in the electric vehicle sector, which is now witnessing rapid growth and expansion, is an added value to ...

Where you can get free food on ‘National Cheeseburger Day’ Where you can get free food on ‘National Cheeseburger Day’

Culver's: Individual locations may be offering special deals but there is no national offer. Red Robin will have a cheeseburger and bottomless steak fry option for $5 with the purchase of a beverage. Wendy's is extending its National Cheeseburg...

Trade war escalates as Trump imposes tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods Trade war escalates as Trump imposes tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

China has announced a "synchronized" retaliation against the latest tranche of tariffs levied against the country by the U.S. "The US insists on increasing tariffs, which brings new uncertainty to the consultations between the two sides", the minis...

US stock futures fall after Trump announces new round of tariffs US stock futures fall after Trump announces new round of tariffs

What is on the new list? China is reviewing plans to send a delegation to Washington for fresh talks in light of the USA decision, the South China Morning Post reported today, citing a government source in Beijing . But the adjustments did litt...

Stocks tumble as markets brace for Trump's next round of tariffs

It will take effect on September 24 at a 10 percent level, and rise to 25 percent at the end of the year. The U.S. has already levied additional tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods at 25 percent. Trump's top economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, said...

Thai rescue diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments Thai rescue diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

Unsworth had declared that Musk could " stick his submarine where it hurts ", prompting the billionaire to take to Twitter and call him a "pedo guy" to his 22 million-plus followers. After a letter was sent asking Mr Musk to "correct the public rec...

Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bln in Chinese goods Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bln in Chinese goods

But a deputy to that adviser said at a meeting on Sunday that China would not negotiate with the US under pressure. "We have been very clear about the type of changes that need to be made, and we have given China every opportunity to treat us more ...

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