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Trucks to be required to slash emissions, boost fuel economy

Moving to combat global warming, the USA government wants big trucks and other large vehicles rumbling down the highway to consume less fuel. Final truck pollution rules released today by the U.S. What's more, they added that globally GHG emiss...

'Life Changes Quickly': Putin and Erdogan Are Friends Again

After the Turkish Air Force shot down a Russian jet that violated Turkish airspace over the Turkey-Syria border last November, relations between the two countries soured, until the issue seemed largely resolved on June 29 through a letter and subsequ...

Khizr Khan: I Feel Sorry for Republicans Who Support Donald Trump

Pence is one of several Republicans Trump is considering for his vice presidential running mate. At the heart of the campaign for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union was a message of regaining independence and reasserting dominance lost ...

Tesla Forecasts Ease Sting as Quarterly Loss Trails Estimate

During the previous three months, the company finished the design of its new vehicle the Model 3, a stylish sedan. Electric auto developer Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) expects to "blow people's minds" with its self-driving vehicle technology, although its...

Raghuram Rajan again holds rates in his last monetary policy update

Following an inflation at a two-year high prvented Dr Raghuram Rajan , RBI governor from cutting interest rates at his final policy review as head of the Reserve Bank of India today. He has also succeeded in halving inflation from double-digit level...

Facebook will stop users blocking adverts

It seems like Facebook has figured out a way to serve your ads even if you have an ad blocker installed. Instead, says Bosworth, Facebook is addressing the underlying reasons why people use ad-blocking software. So what do folks think of Faceb...

50 senior Republicans declare: "None of us will vote for Trump"

While Donald Trump has said he would pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if it can not be renegotiated to his liking, Hillary Clinton's campaign has also been pushed closer to the anti-free-trade rhetoric of her erstwhile riva...

Britain defends decision to review $24 bln nuclear plant

In China's sternest warning to date over Ms May's surprise decision to review the building of Britain's first nuclear plant in decades, Beijing's ambassador to London said that Britain could face power shortages unless May approved the Franco-Chine...

RS amended GST Bill to get LS nod

The Rajya Sabha, where the measure was stuck for months, passed the bill last week. Rajya Sabha will take up the Mental Health Care Bill and Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts 2016, apart from the Enemy Property Bill, which was ...

Trump to outline economic plan as he seeks to reverse slide

He aims to lower the number of tax brackets from seven to three. In a speech at the Detroit Economic Club, Trump is also proposing allowing parents to fully deduct the average cost of childcare from their taxable income. However, a limited gove...

Vail Resorts buys operator of 2010 Olympics site for $1.1B

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz said he is committed to expanding the all-season resort, which is located about 125 kilometres north of Vancouver. The friendly takeover of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings by an American mountain resort operator is all about l...

Brazil held by Iraq, still scoreless in men's soccer competition

The Barcelona star became increasingly frustrated with the rough treatment he received and Iraq's time-wasting tactics as Brazil were booed off the field in Brasilia for the second time in four days. However, to this country, the gold medal of Ol...

An Emirates Airlines flight from India has crash-landed at Dubai International Airport

An Emirates Airline flight bound for Dubai from Thiruvananthapuram in India has crash-landed at Dubai International Airport with almost 300 people on board. All flights to Dubai were diverted to nearby airports like Sharjah on Wednesday , as...

Dozens Missing, 2 Dead After Mumbai-Goa Highway Bridge Collapse

The Coast Guard has deployed a Chetak helicopter to carry out search for people who were swept away from the bridge. The incident took place on Tuesday night near Mahad, 170 km from Mumbai, amid heavy rainfall. Traffic on the busy highway, which ha...

Environmentalists who sued over Lucas museum won't oppose Obama library

They also called for adding parkland to the community surrounding Jackson Park. This video includes images from Getty Images and Wikimedia Commons and clips from WJLA , WBBM , University of Chicago, City of Chicago TV and the Barack Obam...

Oil prices bounce after U.S. gasoline inventory draw

Stocks dropped 3.26 million barrels to 238.2 million barrels, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration . Short-covering by those buying oil contracts to close out profitable bearish bets had also helped prices rebound.

Roger Ailes Exit Prompts Mixed Reactions from Industry

Executive chairman Rupert Murdoch wrote that Ailes has made a "remarkable contribution" to Fox News . "Roger shared my vision of a great and independent television organization and executed it brilliantly over 20 great years", Murdoch said.

Oil slumps 4% on glut worry

In the current short-selling cycle, crude prices have generally fallen less than during previous cycles, especially the wave of short-selling that started in October 2015 and saw oil prices tumble below $30 at the start of 2016. The commodity hasn't ...

The Mess of the European Union Banking System - Are Italian Banks Doomed?

Ewen Stevenson, RBS's finance director, said the stress test results showed the bank's "continued progress towards transforming the balance sheet to being safe and sustainable". Latest reports suggest Monte dei Paschi di Siena has asked at least ei...

NextEra to Buy Energy Future's Oncor in $18.4B Deal

The deal is part of a larger plan to help EFH emerge from bankruptcy. NextEra said it would maintain Oncor's Dallas headquarters and would not lay off anyone or cut salaries for at least two years. In a almost two-year proceeding, the company f...

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Asian Shares Mostly Lower As Fed Turns Hawkish

The Fed statement on the unanimous decision following its two-day policy meeting was little changed from previous statements, reaffirming that officials expect the economic recov...

Ryanair cancels more than 2000 flights over the next six weeks

Six Ryanair flights to and from Dublin today have been cancelled as part of the airline's plan to cancel 50 flights a day for the next six weeks. RTÉ News has seen documents w...

Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro now available on Flipkart

Sony Bravia's 40-inches full HD LED TV is being rolled out at 22% off for Rs 36,990, instead of Rs 47,900. There will also be treats for the book lovers, as Amazon is offerin...

Thyssenkrupp won't be on the hook for Tata Steel pensions - CFO

He described the partnership as a "momentous" occasion and said that the strategic logic of the proposed JV was based on very strong fundamentals."I am confident that thyssenkrupp...

CCleaner security software infects 2 million computers

The affected versions of CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud were released on August 15 and August 24 , respectively. CCleaner is an extremely popular tool amongst consumers for riddi...

Toys 'R' Us Has Officially Filed For Bankruptcy Protection

Tuesday and plans to have locations open later this year in Sudbury, Ont., Langford, B.C., Fredericton, and Toronto. United Kingdom branches of Toys R Us are open for business...

Leishman takes two-shot lead at BMW C'ship

His round of 69 leaves him 15 off the lead - which is held by Marc Leishman - and in joint 50th place in IL . "I'm really happy to make a couple of birdies coming in and put a ...

Equifax Failed to Apply Security Patch Available for Months, Leading to Hack

Equifax, the company that essentially made personal details of over 143 million Americans available to hackers , has now officially confirmed that it had failed to install a secur...

Air Berlin cancels more than 70 flights due to pilots' "sick-out"

Air Berlin chief executive Thomas Winkelmann suggests that pilots who have absented themselves are "playing with fire". On Sunday his company Intro offered 50 million euros im...

Tesla Update Extends Vehicle Ranges to Help Customers Escape Hurricane

To aid the evacuation, Tesla temporarily opened up the models' full 75-kWh charge capacity by issuing an over-the-air-update to vehicles located in the path of the storm. So, how...

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Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

You can also call Equifax (1-800-349-9960), Experian (1-888-397-3742) or TransUnion (1-888-909-8872). But there's still plenty of problems. Leach noted that state and fed...

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

As Miami was hammered by tropical storm force winds and the occasional hurricane force gust generated by Hurricane Irma, the booms of two tower cranes in the city came down Sund...

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

She said that Kim Jong Un is "begging for war" and although the USA does not want to enter a war, it may not have a choice. -Iranian relationship. Though she never stated it so bl...

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

Poland backed the Hungarian and Slovak complaint . " I was convinced that such a decision would be made [by the court], but this absolutely does not change the stance of the Pol...

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Jenna Burleigh, a 22-year-old Temple University student reported missing last week, was found dead in Pennsylvania on Saturday, leading to murder charges for a man who was last see...