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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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Middle East Tensions Support Crude Oil Price at $70 Per Barrel

Over 21 million barrels of the sulphur-rich oil were traded yesterday, reports the Wall Street Journal , meaning RMB18.3 billion ($2.9 billion) changed hands. The Shanghai contrac...

Jaguar & Waymo To Collaborate On Autonomous Car Sharing

The vehicles are the first to attain a Level 4 in autonomy , which the Society of Automotive Engineers stipulates as a "high level" but not fully autonomous. Autonomous auto comp...

Mamata in Delhi, meets leaders to forge anti-BJP front

At the Congress' key meeting earlier this month, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had recalled the change in the party's approach towards coalitions. During her visit to the Parlia...

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

So take heart, consumers who are mourning Toys "R" Us' loss. Back in late January, the company announced plans to close just 170 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores. The tee...

Toys 'R' Us/ Babies 'R' Us Closing Info: Gift Cards, Registries & Sales

The timetable was disclosed Tuesday at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va. Under trade agreements, vendors were required to ship goods to Toys "R" Us on unsecured...

Alibaba Will Invest Another $2 Billion in Online Mall Lazada

The statement didn't specify how much of the company Alibaba will own after the latest investment. Lazada founder Max Bittner, who has served as CEO since 2012, will take on th...

United flight diverted because pet 'mistakenly' put on plane

Then, days later, the airline sent a German Shepard that was supposed to go to Kansas was sent to Japan. United said the dog was successfully reunited with its owner. On Monday, a ...

Tenn. high school holds second protest after walkout marred by violence

Hundreds of students at Scotland High School, emboldened by a growing protest movement over gun violence, stood up and walked out of school as part of a nationwide demonstrati...

Cigna acquires Express Scripts, plans to expand health services portfolio

In December, CVS Health , a major PBM, announced it would acquire the insurer Aetna . Cigna and Express Scripts are embroiled in separate litigation involving Anthem . "No...

Aamir Khan & Katrina Kaif Dance From Thugs Of Hindostan Leaked ! Watch Video !

Aamir said, "I shot with Amitji last night itself". Aamir said it was a special moment for him to get birthday wishes from Bachchan . Actor Aamir Khan is known to throw surp...

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The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

Tillerson's sacking comes shortly after Trump , without consulting his top diplomat, made a decision to accept an invitation to talks with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un on resolvi...

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

And it took true stories about six times as long as false ones to reach 1,500 people. Before we proceed, let's pause for a moment to define our terms. False news was also m...

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Depending on the patient's needs, an Uber can be called immediately, within a few hours or with 30 days' notice. Every year, 3.6 million Americans miss doctor appointments due ...

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

Kirby said he meant to axe a quarterly bonus scheme with an "exciting" lottery called core4 Score Rewards. "United could have been more thoughtful and strategic about creating a...

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

That makes sense. Banking is a highly regulated business. A survey conducted by LendEDU found that about 45 percent of Amazon customers would be open to the concept of Amazon act...