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by | February 01, 2019 | 01:29

China is working towards a green, inclusive and open 2022 Winter Olympics, said Chinese President Xi Jinping while meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday.

by | January 31, 2019 | 08:14

Profit jumped to $139.58 million after a loss of $675.35 million in the same period of 2017, which helped to lower the total loss for previous year to $976 million, financial results showed. "The demand for Model 3 is insanely high". "There's Musk's tendency to reel off "white lies, ' including such infamous whoppers as the 'private funding secured " tweet, the resulting feud with the SEC, and production and delivery numbers that are not always based in reality, including the $35,000 ...

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:54

The postal service initially said that because of the risky temperatures and wind chills gripping the region it was suspending regular mail service in Kansas and Missouri. Then at about 9:30 p.m., the agency said none of Kansas or Missouri will be impacted. The United States Postal Service has suspended postal delivery northern and eastern Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri.

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:25

He said Trump has his eyes on Venezuela's vast oil reserves and warned against any USA military intervention. He mentioned Mexico, Uruguay, Bolivia, the Vatican, and Russian Federation. bank accounts. "It belongs to the Venezuelan people". In 2017, Reuters reported that the Russian government and Russia's largest state-owned oil company, Rosneft, advanced Venezuela at least $17bn in loans and credit lines between 2016 and 2017, becoming Venezuela's largest sponsor, after China.

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:41

Previously, the United States authorities introduced sanctions against several Russian businessmen and companies controlled by them, including Deripaska and his companies. Aluminum prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) dropped as much as 1.4 percent after the open. The Democratic-led House voted by an overwhelming 362 to 53 in favor of a resolution of disapproval of the U.S.

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:43

The company said sales in its Asia/Pacific unit were down 4% from a year ago, primarily "due to lower demand in China". USA gold futures settled up 0.4 percent at $1,303.10 per ounce. An increase in the provision for credit losses and write-offs in its financial products segment also cut into fourth-quarter earnings for the world's largest heavy-duty equipment maker.

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:14

Venezuela's top prosecutor asked the country's Supreme Court to freeze Guaido's assets and bar him from traveling . Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó sits down with FOX Business' Trish Regan Primetime for a one-on-one interview to discuss the disputed president Nicolás Maduro, new USA sanctions and the future of Venezuela.

by | January 30, 2019 | 03:27

Huawei Technologies Ltd., which has spent a decade battling United States accusations it is a front for Chinese spying, denied committing any of the violations cited in Monday's indictment. At the time of the arrest, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) said that China has been "working to creatively undermine our national security interests". It also noted the allegations in the trade secrets charge were the subject of a USA civil lawsuit that already has been settled.

by | January 30, 2019 | 03:39

Dr Fox gave a cool reception to a compromise deal put forward by housing minister Kit Malthouse which has won the support of the Democratic Unionist Party. Despite what she acknowledged was a "limited appetite" in Europe for reopening talks, she insisted: 'I believe with a mandate from this House... Her hopes of gaining a Commons majority for the plan received an initial setback after Jacob-Rees-Mogg, the leader of the pro-Brexit European Research Group (ERG), said they were not prepared to ...

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:06

Alex has been putting words on paper since he was old enough to hold a pen; when he bought his first bitcoin in January 2017, those words discovered their place within crypto as well. Though the proposal has been revoked by Cboe for now, it is expected in the future the approval would be acquired. Meanwhile, gold surged 4 percent in the same time period.

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:10

GameStop shares plunged almost 30 percent Tuesday after the video game and electronics retailer said it had ended the search for a buyer, causing a share sell-off among investors who had expected a sale. Like most brick-and-mortar retailers, GameStop has suffered from heightened competition from online companies such as Amazon.com Inc. The retailer has more 5,800 stores globally.

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:29

The U.S. and other countries recognized Guaido last week as Venezuela's rightful president, and he said Monday he would take control of Venezuelan accounts overseas and appoint new boards to PDVSA and its Houston-based subsidiary Citgo Petroleum.

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:27

Sales of the Apple iPhone have fallen hitting the tech giant's financial performance. Earlier this month, Apple said that demand for iPhones was waning and that its earnings for the final quarter of 2018 would be below expectations - a rare downgrade from the company.

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:15

Yet it could lose some of this year's gains if a rival proposal is passed to change the plan to avoid a hard Irish border and send May back to the negotiating table with the EU. But Mrs May's hopes of reopening the Withdrawal Agreement struck with the European Union last November were dealt a blow by French President Emmanuel Macron, who described it as "not renegotiable".

by | January 29, 2019 | 03:35

Among the changes - all individual taxpayers will use the same 1040 Simple form. To claim the credit, the child must be 16 or younger as of December 31, 2018.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:13

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan voiced his support for Maduro in a phone call on Thursday. They should take back this ultimatum. In an interview with CNN that aired Sunday, Maduro said he was open to a dialogue with the USA but that it was improbable - but not impossible - that he meet Trump.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:50

And European Commission vice-president Jyrki Kateinen said there was "no reason to give any concessions" to the United Kingdom and there was "not much room for manoeuvre" on the backstop. Mr Boles told Today the plan has "a great deal of support among ministers and indeed Cabinet ministers" and they were pressing for a free vote. The BRC also expressed concern about the pressure on food prices from higher transport costs, currency devaluation and tariffs.

by | January 28, 2019 | 04:22

In a risk assessment, Airbus projected that a no-deal Brexit could cost the company more than $1 billion per week in disruptions until those frictions were ironed out. Morgan Stanley strategists said in a daily note the pound could rally to as high as US$1.45 if May's deal wins parliamentary approval next week, or to as high as US$1.37 if there is an extension in the timeline of Britain's exit from the EU.

by | January 28, 2019 | 02:49

Since the fourth quarter of 2018, many Chinese reports have suggested that major internet firms in the country are either scaling back or freezing hiring, or axing staff due to lukewarm growth and unfavourable prospects. Despite Bing's presence in China, the search engine wasn't very popular among local users. The wording of the United States company's statement "means Microsoft received no government order, but clearly China has the power to block a URL and that may be what happened", said ...

by | January 28, 2019 | 02:09

Another consideration is whether Washington freezes the Venezuelan leadership's assets or alters the U.S. -Venezuela commercial relationship in other ways, Grais-Targow notes. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were trading at $53.61 per barrel, up 48 cents, or 0.9 percent. With the US considering sanctions against Venezuelan crude, there's little doubt that Gulf Coast refiners would look north to Canada to fill the gap.

by | January 28, 2019 | 02:07

The agency had carried out searches at the offices of Videocon Group in Mumbai and Nupower Renewables and Supreme Powers, both controlled by Chanda Kochhar's husband, on January 24. After the case was registered, searches were proposed to be conducted immediately. "However, it was suspected that there was a possibility of information regarding searches being leaked", the official claimed.

by | January 28, 2019 | 01:10

This one comes courtesy of a report from RevealNews , which obtained over 100 pages of court documents from a lawsuit by parents that revealed Facebook knowingly continued to let children buy in-game purchases with their parents' credit cards without permission from them, which the company made millions in profits off of.

by | January 27, 2019 | 03:54

Norwegian has shaken up long-haul rivals by offering cut-price transatlantic fares. The holding made two proposals for the purchase of a low-priced airline, but both were rejected by the general director of the Norwegian carrier Bjorn Kjos, who considered them insufficient.

by | January 27, 2019 | 05:11

In September the company was in talks over a potential sale to Apollo and Bain Capital, a USA -based private equity firm, while the deadlines to make a final offer extended repeatedly since then, RPC stated. RPC had said last July that shareholder pressure was preventing it from pursuing some growth opportunities. Aviva Investors, which owns a 1.93 percent stake in RPC according to Refinitiv Eikon data, said separately that it did not agree with the terms of Apollo's offer.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:00

The 29-year-old Democrat said the Green New Deal , which aims to eliminate carbon emissions within 12 years, is "going to require a lot of rapid change that we don't even conceive as possible right now". The Democratic socialist stunned the country last summer when she beat sitting Rep Joe Crowley in the Democratic primary. Nowhere to be found. This fact-checking did not sit well with the congresswoman.

by | January 26, 2019 | 02:30

The move was part of a global restructuring that also included the closure of four US facilities. In November GM announced plans to close a vehicle factory near Toronto, costing 2,600 union jobs. Canada's largest private sector union is calling for a boycott of General Motors vehicles made in Mexico as part of a campaign to save GM's assembly operation in Oshawa, Ont.

by | January 26, 2019 | 01:32

It remains to be seen what Warren's income tax plan will look like-whether she agrees with AOC's 70% plan, or if she has something more conservative in store. It would only apply to less than 0.1 percent of the population - about 75,000 families. A spokesperson for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a house party in Concord, N.H.

by | January 26, 2019 | 02:01

Vertical Aerospace, led by chief executive Stephen Fitzpatrick, and with ex-Airbus and Boeing engineers on staff, late previous year completed its first successful test flight of an unmanned prototype vehicle. The PAV prototype completed a controlled takeoff, hover and landing during the flight. The test, which took place Tuesday in Manassas, Virginia, showed that this is possible, though the next step is to make the vehicle go forward.

by | January 26, 2019 | 01:38

In a November speech in Miami, home to large numbers of immigrants from Cuba and Venezuela , Bolton pledged that the United States would crack down on what he called "the troika of tyranny" in the Western Hemisphere, naming Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:49

Ross told CNBC he is puzzled by reports of federal workers turning to food banks and other forms of relief, suggesting they should be able to obtain bridge loans to tide them over until the government reopens. In a subsequent interview with Bloomberg, Ross said he was "painfully aware" that workers were suffering hardships. Ross is not the first senior Trump administration official to make comments about furloughed federal workers that have raised eyebrows.

by | January 26, 2019 | 02:05

Prime Minister Theresa May previous year signed an agreement with her EU colleagues to allow Britain's orderly departure from the European Union on March 29. That would mean no "backstop" - the insurance policy to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic - which many lawmakers in Britain deem unacceptable but which the European Union and Ireland say is an essential part of the Brexit agreement.

by | January 26, 2019 | 01:59

The sale means that Fuller's will be exclusively a pub and hotel operator. "Whilst losing an iconic brewer is maybe a blow to London pride, investors are raising a glass - shares jumped more than 20 per cent on the news, with investors set for a bumper return of up to £69m", said Neil Wilson, chief market analyst at Markets.com.

by | January 26, 2019 | 01:49

Private military contractors who do secret missions for Russian Federation flew into Venezuela in the past few days to beef up security for President Nicolas Maduro in the face of US -backed opposition protests, according to two people close to them.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:48

The couple said they boarded the plane last, sat down in their seats and were nearly immediately escorted off. American Airlines did not address Adler's religion in their statement and claimed the removal was because of his alleged body odor.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:49

A joint statement released Wednesday by the presidents of the National Air Traffic Controller's Association (NATCA), Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA warned of the incalculable risk to the safety and security of airlines and travelers .