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by | March 02, 2019 | 01:32

The pilot's fate has become pivotal to efforts to resolve the most serious military confrontation in the region since the two countries last went to war in 1999. He was captured and beaten by a mob and taken into custody while the country's leaders pleaded for both sides to show restraint. They have fought three wars, two directly over the disputed region.

by | March 02, 2019 | 02:33

Gap Inc.is dividing itself into two separate, publicly traded companies - Old Navy, and an unnamed new company comprising the Gap brand, Athleta, Banana Republic, Intermix and Hill City. TJX Companies and Ross Stores are now valued at $63 billion and $35 billion, respectively. Old Navy opened the year flat, while Gap saw a five percent drop during the end-of-year holiday season, according to USA Today .

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:26

Other retailers, including Walmart and Best Buy, have performed strongly in recent months. Victoria's Secret is closing dozens of stores this year. L Brands stock was trading down eight percent on Thursday. The brand has struggled in recent years and increasingly been accused of losing relevance among shoppers as its oversexualized ads and racy runway shows have failed to resonate in the era of #MeToo.

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:21

The Polestar 2 is underpinned by Volvo's Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform which enables installing the 27 module battery pack into the floor. Customers wanting to exploit more performance from the Polestar 2 can opt for an optional pack with Ohlins dampers, 20-inch forged wheels, gold seat belts and brake calipers as well as Brembo brakes.

by | March 02, 2019 | 00:52

Comments will be disabled on all videos featuring young minors as well as videos with older minors that "could be at risk of attracting predatory behavior". Watson's video touched off a number of reactions - from anger and disgust at predators, to questions about how the company should stop the misuse of its service.

by | March 02, 2019 | 02:22

Over almost a decade, manufacturers like Ford , Peugeot, and Hyundai have made efforts to sell cars online. Tesla is still a long way from fully releasing its cars' full open-source programs and Linux operating system code, but it's on its way.

by | March 02, 2019 | 02:19

Mitchell Hartzell, 31, a full-time Walmart greeter in Hazel Green, Alabama, said his manager told him "they pretty much didn't have anything in that store for me to do" after his job winds down in April. The hosts will still greet people but must also be able to pass physical exams including lifting a 25-pound box and climbing ladders. People with disabilities who have traditionally filled the greeter job at many stores accused Walmart of acting heartlessly.

by | March 01, 2019 | 02:15

She said Trump has made various inaccurate remarks about the Fed such as that the central bank has an objective for the exchange rate for the dollar that is aimed at supporting the president's trade policies. The "predominant risks... are slowing global growth, particularly China and Europe", which he cautioned "can create headwinds for the United States economy".

by | March 01, 2019 | 01:48

The two sides have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of each other's products. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's Nikkei 225 index skidded 0.8 percent to 21,385.16 while the Shanghai Composite fell 0.4 percent to 2,940.95. "One suspects trade headlines will continue to throw around sentiment for a while yet". In currency markets, the dollar index against a basket of six major currencies stood little changed at 96.110.

by | March 01, 2019 | 02:32

In the February 18 speech, Trump warned members of Venezuela's military who remain loyal to Maduro that they are risking their future and their lives and urged them to allow humanitarian aid into the country. Its draft reaffirmed that worldwide disputes should be settled peacefully and urged that the Venezuelan situation to be settled "through peaceful means".

by | March 01, 2019 | 02:18

Guaido is in Brazil to meet with President Jair Bolsonaro, another supporter of his and a Maduro opponent. The United States, leading the 50-nation support for self-declared interim president Juan Guaido as the legitimate leader in Caracas, is calling for adoption of a measure urging "the peaceful restoration of democracy and rule of law" in Venezuela.

by | March 01, 2019 | 01:07

With consumer spending slowing, some of the imports ended up in warehouses, accelerating the pace of inventory accumulation. During those months, the economy benefited from tax cuts and from higher government spending, the gains from which are thought to be fading.

by | February 28, 2019 | 03:05

However, it's not quite as dramatic looking as said study. Now Honda has provided a first look at the production version , albeit as a prototype. There's a walk-through flat door in the front and rear of the cabin to help raise the car's sense of spaciousness as well.

by | February 28, 2019 | 02:41

But he insisted that Labour would also continue to push for "other available options" to prevent either Theresa May's deal or the United Kingdom crashing out without an agreement. MPs will vote on a number of Brexit amendments tonight. The SNP's motion to prevent Britain from leaving the bloc without a deal, in addition MP Yvette Cooper's efforts to hold Prime Minister Theresa May accountable to her commitments, made on Tuesday, regarding holding a vote by 14 March to extend the Article ...

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:48

Tesla's tweet-happy CEO is in hot water over a violation of his agreement with the SEC. In his settlement with the SEC , Musk agreed to pay a $20 million fine and give up his position as the chairman of Tesla's board. Musk later corrected himself over Twitter , saying he was referring to the production run rate. "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420".

by | February 27, 2019 | 03:13

When Fiat Chrysler announced in July 2016 that it was moving production of the Cherokee from Toledo to Belvidere, there were about 4,500 employees at the plant making everything from the now-discontinued Dodge Dart sedan to the Jeep Compass and Patriot compact SUVs .

by | February 27, 2019 | 02:34

His purchase has helped the troop surpass its target and sell some 5,000 cookies so far this season, Ms Dillard told CBS News . "This man purchased seven packs of cookies". "What an unbelievable soul", Dillard wrote. "He came back to the table and said, 'Pack up all of your cookies". "We actually had to cancel some of our booth sales this weekend because we didn't have cookies to sell at the booth because he purchased them all", said Dillard.

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:54

I'm really sorry it happens because people get their hopes up that something like that is going to change their lives. Speaking on CNBC television, Buffett recalled his unsuccessful investment in International Business Machines Corp in determining that Oracle, the company, wasn't for him, though Ellison had done a "fantastic job" running it.

by | February 27, 2019 | 02:40

It'll be followed soon after by the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, a crossover version based on the concept of the same name . Porsche has said that it wants 50 percent of its new cars to have "an electric drive system" by 2025, and an electric Macan will be a big factor in achieving that.

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:42

For the past few weeks, there have been some signs that Ripple (XRP ) might do something out of the ordinary to make another run while the rest of the market trade sideways or enters another extended correction. Even so, XRP bulls have been unsuccessful and their inability to break above 34 cents means prices are accumulating in readiness for a rally thanks to increasing volumes and higher lows and higher highs.

by | February 26, 2019 | 02:35

But there are still lots of reasons you might want to whack a huge memory card in your smartphone, and SanDisk and Micron have got your back. SanDisk's 1TB Extreme UHS-I microSD card will cost $450 when it becomes available in April, while Lexar's SD card is already available to buy for $499.

by | February 25, 2019 | 08:35

Over the last seven days, Dynamic has traded up 1% against the USA dollar. Steem (STEEM) traded 2.8% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.33 or 0.00008420 BTC . Dynamic's official Twitter account is @dualitychain and its Facebook page is accessible here. Bitcoin Incognito (CRYPTO:XBI) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the XEVAN hashing algorithm.

by | February 25, 2019 | 05:07

The Microsoft workers said they are alarmed that their company is working to provide weapons technology to the United States military, "helping one country's government "increase lethality" using tools we built". Past year it was revealed that the company was providing services to Immigration and Customs Enforcement , following which hundreds of employees signed an open letter demanding that the company ends its relationship with the agency.

by | February 25, 2019 | 03:56

Friday's flight didn't quite make it to the 62 miles, generally considered to be start of space but at 55.9 miles the flight was good enough to make astronauts out of pilots Dave Mackay and Michael "Sooch" Masucci. Beth Moses, Virgin Galactic's Chief Astronaut Instructor, flew as the third crew member in a first, live evaluation of cabin dynamics. While a passenger, Moses was there to test both the customer experience and the cabin.

by | February 25, 2019 | 01:22

Meanwhile Eugene Kung with West Coast Environmental Law, says the decision makes numerous same mistakes in the first review, although lawsuits might have to wait until after the cabinet grants final approval on the project. He vowed that more lawsuits would be launched and said the pipeline "will never, ever see the light of day". " The gauntlet has been thrown down ", he said.

by | February 24, 2019 | 08:01

United Kingdom chief executive Lee Wainwright is stepping down after a year at the helm for personal reasons, while US CEO Eric Eckardt is also leaving after two years. "The UK is leading the way with continued profitable growth and a strategy to deliver greater success". Australia is also facing a slowdown, while a marketing push has failed to translate into expected sales in the U.S.

by | February 24, 2019 | 08:25

On the exterior, the auto features a more modern grille, enhanced by the use of new wheels and updated exterior colors. The system, which uses kinetic energy recovery braking to assist the combustion engine, is claimed to deliver fuel efficiency savings and emissions reductions of as much as 15%.

by | February 24, 2019 | 02:10

Google says the new policy will take effect globally on march 21st- and it applies to both current and future employees. After Google employees around the world walked out in protest in November, the company changed its forced-arbitration policy for disputes involving sexual harassment and sexual assault.

by | February 23, 2019 | 04:20

On Wednesday, the bank unveiled a foreign exchange trading system that effectively devalued its quasi-currency, the bond note, which was officially pegged at parity with the U.S. Hanke, a professor of applied economics at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, calculates it to be even higher, at 269%. "Such a managed market has been (successfully) introduced in West Africa (Nigeria), Angola and many other countries in Africa.

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:04

The Model S then lost its buy recommendation again past year, when Consumer Reports cited issues with its door handles and suspension. In this particular survey, Consumer Reports says that it received responses from more than 500 owners of 2018 model-year Model 3 sedans.

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:52

For now, policymakers see little risk to leaving interest rates alone while they take time to assess rising risks, including a global slowdown, according to the Fed's minutes from their January 29-30 meeting, released on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Britain's divorce from the European Union, trade tensions between nations such as the U.S. and China, and the recent United States government shutdown also contributed "to uncertainty about the economic outlook".

by | February 23, 2019 | 02:24

But Unilever rebuffed the US$143 billion deal, and Kraft Heinz shares have since lost about half their value as investors wait for the next big move. Kraft, which owns Velveeta cheese and Heinz ketchup brands, forecast adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) between $6.3 billion and $6.5 billion in 2019, lower than analysts' estimates of $7.47 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:05

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures ended Friday's session 30 cents higher at $57.26 per barrel, its highest closing price since mid-November. America is the only country to ever reach 12 million bpd of production. Crude inventories at Cushing, Oklahoma, the delivery site for US crude futures, accounted for 3.4 million barrels of the rise.

by | February 22, 2019 | 04:05

Reading the original report, it might be sensationalized. Five harbors overseen by Dalian customs - Dalian, Bayuquan, Panjin, Dandong and Beiliang - will not allow Australian coal to clear through customs, said the official. "Markets are speculating that the move again reflects strains in the political and trade relationship between Australia and China in recent times, such as the banning of Huawei from the 5G mobile infrastructure rollout and suggestions in the media that China may have ...

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:56

They are mostly innocent videos of young girls playing, doing exercises in their family home, or taking part in gymnastics. The commenters made suggestive comments and highlighted moments where girls were in "compromising positions". YouTube added that this type of content and language is strictly prohibited on its website and that the company has policies prohibiting the endangerment of minors.