Conor McGregor-Khabib Nurmagomedov Booked for UFC 229

McGregor, who once held two titles in the UFC , led a band of associates into Barclays Center in Brooklyn in April and vandalized a bus occupied by Nurmagomedov and other UFC fighters. The UFC fighter is as famous for his concussive striking pow... More..

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Turkish lira skids past 5 to dollar on USA sanctions move
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Turkish lira skids past 5 to dollar on USA sanctions move

USA media reported there had been a deal with Turkey to free Brunson after Washington's ally Israel released a Turkish woman held on terror charges. Following the meeting, State Department spokeswoman Heather...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

China threatens tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods

The measure was presented as a response to the United States on July 11 imposing a 10 percent tariff on imports of approximately $200 billion from China. Today's new tariffs are set at levels of 25, 20, 10 ...More..

Business Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Business Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

Apple is on the verge of becoming the first public company to reach a trillion dollar valuation, following a closely-contested race with Amazon. iPhone sales grew by 1 percent, but Apple's revenue in...More..

RECALL ALERT: Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens May Be Contaminated
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

RECALL ALERT: Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens May Be Contaminated

A spokesperon said,"This product was available in a limited number of our stores in IL only". The United States Department of Agriculture advised that romaine lettuce in the products might be contaminated...More..

Iowa Republican: $12B bailout is proof that Trump's tariffs hurt farmers
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Iowa Republican: $12B bailout is proof that Trump's tariffs hurt farmers

The EU trades $3.7 trillion worth of goods and services with the rest of the world, four times more than South Korea and more than the United States' $3.5 billion . "We're starting immediately. I'll be i...More..

Facebook loses a record $120 billion in a single day
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Facebook loses a record $120 billion in a single day

The drop translates to a US$119.4 billion ($176 billion) decline in market capitalisation, the largest-ever loss of value in one day for a U.S. traded company. Facebook's shares were worth $629.6 billion Wedne...More..

Apple boosted by selling more expensive iPhones
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Apple boosted by selling more expensive iPhones

During a conference call with analysts, Cook said the iPhone X was the most popular iPhone in the fiscal third quarter, gaining market share around the world. The biggest momentum for Apple continues to be ...More..

McDonald's to offer
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

McDonald's to offer "Mac Coins"

The company is celebrating the 1968 national launch of the double-decker sandwich whose ingredients of "two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions and a sesame seed bun" were seared i...More..

Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war

Juncker said the European Union "can import more soybeans from the US, and it will be done". "Indiana Farmers Feeling Impact Of Tariffs, Fear More ", Indiana's NPR affiliate reported . The European Union ...More..

Trump Boasted To Farmers He Opened European Market. Europe: No, You Didn't.
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Trump Boasted To Farmers He Opened European Market. Europe: No, You Didn't.

Trump has insisted in recent months on the need for the EU to agree to his demands to facilitate USA access to the European market and has threatened to impose tariffs of up to 20 per cent on imports of Europ...More..

Facebook quietly sets up Chinese subsidiary
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Facebook quietly sets up Chinese subsidiary

Instead, Chinese users can only access domestic social media sites such as Weibo, Renren and YouKu, which the government can monitor. The company, called Lianshu Science & Technology (Hangzhou), is establishe...More..

Twitter Shares Fall, Ending A Hard Week For Social Media Stocks
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Twitter Shares Fall, Ending A Hard Week For Social Media Stocks

Twitter said in a blog post in early July that weeding out accounts would not hurt metrics because the accounts would mostly be inactive. The company warned its monthly user number could continue to fall in ...More..

Mark Zuckerberg may drop down Bloomberg's Billionaire Index
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg may drop down Bloomberg's Billionaire Index

Some reasons included Facebook investing in Stories, which has lower levels of monetization, as well as improving privacy features as a result of GDPR and other user demands. Leading up to the new stricter pr...More..

China Rejects Donald Trump's Accusations Of Currency Manipulation
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

China Rejects Donald Trump's Accusations Of Currency Manipulation

The central bank fixed the midpoint 298 basis points lower to 6.7891 this morning, the weakest since July past year, data shows. Part of the support for that thesis includes expectations for robust US growth ...More..

Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags | Ap Nation
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags | Ap Nation

Amazon's Prime Day sales debuted in 2015 and in the next two years it become one of the biggest shopping days. While the site seemed to be up and running again within an hour or so for most people, soci...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Trump Threatens to Dramatically Expand Trade War With China

While Chinese imports to the U.S. were worth $505.5 billion in 2017, USA exports to the Asian giant are worth only $129.9 billion ( more than Rs 8.94 lakh crore), said data from the Census Bureau . Interested...More..

UK PM May threatened rebels with a national election
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

UK PM May threatened rebels with a national election

As the post-Brexit trade blueprint would see the United Kingdom abiding by European Union rules in order to have a free trade deal, it stirred outcry among Brexiteers who claimed the deal would be akin to B...More..

Amazon Prime Day Meets Black Friday in July
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Amazon Prime Day Meets Black Friday in July

This is Amazon's fourth year to hold the event. How to subscribe to Amazon Prime membership? If you're an Amazon Prime member who shops at Whole Foods it's hard to think of a reason not to take advantag...More..

Trump demands OPEC reduce pricing now, Oil prices fall
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump demands OPEC reduce pricing now, Oil prices fall

The sanctions would include a universal ban on Iran over buying or acquiring U.S. dollars as well as restrictions over purchases of crude oil from the country and investing in its oil sector projects. Ard...More..

Billionaire Elon Musk Offers Help for Cave 13
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Billionaire Elon Musk Offers Help for Cave 13

The boys and their coach became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a practice game June 23. Musk's SpaceX company has developed world-class technologies for space activities, while other ...More..

China rejects ‘blackmail’ on eve of U.S. tariff hike
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

China rejects ‘blackmail’ on eve of U.S. tariff hike

China says it's "fully prepared" for a trade war with the United States if it kicks off in earnest on Friday. As hopes of stopping the two leading economic superpowers entering a long and damaging trade war d...More..

Left-wing president elected in Mexico
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Left-wing president elected in Mexico

According to exit polls, the sharp-tongued, silver-haired politician known as "AMLO" won by a large margin over his two main rivals, who both conceded defeat shortly after the polls closed - laying to rest conc...More..

Kawhi Leonard committed to playing for Lakers after LeBron signing
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Kawhi Leonard committed to playing for Lakers after LeBron signing

Los Angeles had been hoping to sign Paul George . However, there should be plenty of space with the Lakers to replicate some of these numbers. The team was projected to have a little under $50 million to ha...More..

Tesla finally manages to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars in a week
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Tesla finally manages to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars in a week

In an internal email announcing layoffs last month, Elon Musk wrote that Tesla needs to become "sustainably profitable" in order to achieve its goal of accelerating the transition to clean energy technolo...More..