Economy

Renault & Nissan to merge and create a new auto manufacturing entity

Shares in French automaker Renault shifted up several gears yesterday, reaching the highest level in a decade, following a report that it was in talks with it...


Saudis, SoftBank Announce World's Largest Solar Power Project

The project is in co-operation with the kingdom's young and powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , a partner in the SoftBank Vision Fund, set up in 2016. ...


China extends its influence on the crude oil market to pricing

The long-awaited contracts are traded on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange at price of 432.3 CNY per barrel (68.47 USD) for delivery in September. At t...


First direct flight from Australia to United Kingdom lands at London's Heathrow

The new long-haul route is created to attract first of all lucrative corporate travelers who can save several hours by avoiding a stop-off, but it will definite...


Thousands of civil servants strike in France over Macron's planned reforms

French trains, flights, schools and other public services are set to be disrupted Thursday by nationwide strikes to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's...


Tit-for-tat: China plans new tariff on U.S. goods

Chinese and American business groups on Friday called on the two governments to soothe frictions through dialogue and avoid a trade war. Analysts said that ...


New order bans transgender troops from military service

Both parties need to do more on drug prices Senate approves.3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump White House: Trump will delay steel tariffs for Eur...


Mattel Looks Undervalued as Toys 'R' Us Weighs

The decision comes as toy retailer Toys "R" Us announced earlier this month that it was calling it quits and closing its more than 700 stores nationwide. Stei...


Marvel Heroes Assembling At Disneyland Parks

This will soon be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive universe that will take over the spot now occupied by " A Bug...


TDP quits NDA, moves no-trust motion in LS

As the opposition counted its numbers, parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar said the whole country has full confidence in Modi as does the House. Senio...


Volkswagen picks partners for $25bn battery orders in electric cars push

The size of the investments is in striking contrast to the current market share of electric vehicles and German manufacturers are now lagging behind its compe...


Donald Trump Kills Broadcom's $117B Qualcomm Bid: Here's Why

Trump, in his executive order , said there is "credible evidence" that leads him to believe that if Broadcom Limited took control of the US-based Qualcomm ...


Tiger Woods at Arnold Palmer

A record eight-time victor of the Palmer event, Woods sits three-under-par through nine holes and is tied atop the leaderboard with fellow American Bill Hurley....


Google to ban cryptocurrency ads

In a separate blog post, Google said it took down 3.2 billion ads that violated its advertising policies in 2017, almost double the number of ads it removed i...


Iowa GOP Shocked by Resignation of Bill Dix

Dix's resignation, Petersen said, gives GOP senators an opportunity to "finally get it right and change a culture at the Iowa Capitol". "Iowans hold their ele...


NM unemployment dips to 5.9 percent

Miami and Fulton counties had unemployment rates of 4 percent. Monroe County's unemployment rate rose, Pike County's rate fell, and leisure and hospital...


Unemployment down slightly again in ME in January

Maryland's January unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, also unchanged from December, but down from 4.3 percent a year earlier. The rate matches the December fi...


Warren Says She's Not Running in 2020

Warren and the National Congress of American Indians consider it a racial slur when used as shorthand for Native Americans. "I know who I am", Warren said ...


IndiGo Cancels 47 Flights After DGCA Grounds 8 Planes

Flights to and from Delhi were among the worst hit, information available on Indigo's website on Tuesday showed. In a series of similar instances in recen...


Pentagon says 'no tanks' to Trump's request for Washington military parade

It will, however, involve "a heavy air component" with military aircraft flying overhead at the end of parade, including older aircraft "as available", the mem...