by | October 20, 2019 | 23:40

Boris Johnson made the request on Saturday in a letter sent without his signature to European Council President Donald Tusk . In a day of high drama in the House of Commons , MPs declined to give their backing to the agreement Johnson struck with the European Union this week until the legislation needed to ratify it has passed.

by | October 20, 2019 | 14:02

In point of fact, latest comments from US President Donald Trump follows a partial trade agreement later last week reached between the trade-war-struck Washington and Beijing , while Trump had also withdrawn a tariff hike on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to 30 per cent from an earlier 25 per cent.

by | October 20, 2019 | 07:16

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said at the IMF's spring meetings in April that the United States opposes increasing overall funding and shareholding quotas. On the global front, she said with the right mix of policies and structural reforms, countries could unleash economic growth. But he said the expectation was that growth would pick up in 2020.

by | October 20, 2019 | 04:41

All carbon emissions from this flight, and two additional research flights from NY and London to Sydney in November and December, will be offset. The impact of jet-lag will be seen on the passengers. Cameras will be mounted in the cockpit. Airways have better alternative to journey lengthy distances as advances in aviation result in lighter plane which might be extra aerodynamic and gasoline environment friendly.

by | October 19, 2019 | 22:08

Gross domestic product expanded 6.0 percent in July-September, from 6.2 percent in the second quarter, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Industrial production also increased by 5.6 per cent year-on-year in the first three quarters of 2019, 0.8 per cent lower than in the same period of the previous year.

by | October 19, 2019 | 21:26

European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure presented a report on digital currencies to the G7 finance ministers, who are gathering on the margins of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. "Personally, I feel that such strong concerns held by policymakers may have been among reasons why some companies made a decision to pull out of the Libra project ", the official said.

by | October 19, 2019 | 03:39

J&J said it was checking where the bottles were shipped, if the tested bottle is counterfeit or authentic and whether the sample might have been contaminated during testing. So far, the preliminary investigation can not confirm if cross-contamination of the sample caused a false positive, whether the sample was taken from a bottle with an intact seal, if the sample was prepared in a controlled environment or whether the tested product is authentic or counterfeit, according to the ...

by | October 19, 2019 | 01:49

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company ( Saudi Aramco ) on Thursday announced a delay in the launch of its IPO to reassure investors the Iranian missile and drone attacks on two of its largest oil sites on September 14 hasn't hurt its operating results.

by | October 18, 2019 | 17:48

EBay Inc, fintech startup Stripe and payments company Mercado Pago have also pulled the plug. Apart from new companies showing interest in Facebook's virtual currency project, the Libra Association made new appointments according to a report fromTechCrunch.

by | October 18, 2019 | 11:41

Worldwide paid subscriber additions were 6.26 million, compared to the expected 6.05 million. During the three-month period from July to September, the company's average streaming paid memberships and average revenue per user grew 22 percent and 9 percent year-on-year respectively, it said.

by | October 18, 2019 | 10:57

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last month warned Juul that it was misleading consumers by marketing its products as safer than cigarettes, and requested additional information on its nicotine blend. Juul , based in San Francisco , will also continue to sell its tobacco-flavored vaping pods. According to CEO, K.C. Crosthwaite: "We must reset the vapor category by earning the trust of society and working cooperatively with regulators, policymakers, and stakeholders to combat ...

by | October 18, 2019 | 10:26

State Department officials said the Chinese were notified this past week, and that they had already received one notification today of an official meeting. The CNBC report on China news notes that the U.S and China trade war raging for more than a year had seen each country slapping tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of goods from the other.

by | October 18, 2019 | 07:38

Netflix posted 517,000 paid domestic additions in the third quarter, missing analyst estimates of 802,000 additions. Netflix is forecasting global subscriber growth of 7.6 million for the fourth quarter, implying about 26.7 million total net additions for the year.

by | October 18, 2019 | 02:58

The pound also jumped against the euro, and was trading above €1.16. To the names of Wolfe Tone, Daniel O'Connell, Michael Davitt, Charles Stewart Parnell, Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera, John Hume, and Martin McGuinness, we must now consider adding an improbable one: Boris Johnson .

by | October 18, 2019 | 02:27

During that time, the automaker also aims to reduce its carbon footprint by 40% per vehicle . The XC40 Recharge's 402-hp rating will scoot it from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 5 seconds, and its top speed will be limited to 112 miles per hour.

by | October 17, 2019 | 22:57

Turkey aims to create a "safe zone" in northeast Syria to resettle 3.6 million Syrian refugees now residing in Turkey, as well as to combat Kurdish groups it considers terrorist organizations. "Let's work out a good deal", Trump wrote . "You don't want to be responsible for slaughtering thousands of people", Trump wrote, "and I don't want to be responsible for destroying the Turkish economy â€" and I will".

by | October 17, 2019 | 15:40

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson will still face a challenge to get any deal through the UK's parliament. But Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, whose support Mr Johnson had relied on to form government and which is seen as crucial to passing any deal through Parliament, has reiterated that it can not support the deal.

by | October 17, 2019 | 14:10

The Swedish manufacturer has confirmed that the Recharge moniker will be used on all of its electric models, be it battery powered or PHEV. From 2020, customers entering Volvo cars website will be asked if they want a Recharge model or not.

by | October 17, 2019 | 08:10

The House also passed the PROTECT Hong Kong Act, which would halt US exports of non-lethal crowd control weapons including tear gas and rubber bullets. It meant a controversial extradition bill - the trigger for the months of protests - could not be withdrawn formally. Prominent Hong Kong activists testified before a congressional hearing last month in support of the legislation approved by the House on Tuesday.

by | October 17, 2019 | 06:37

Other issues on the table included the fate of plants GM has indicated it may close, and the use of temporary workers. The sure sign of a sellout is the continued silence from the union on the content of the negotiations and the deal that has been reached.

by | October 17, 2019 | 02:17

The charges against Halkbank , whose majority shareholder is the government of Turkey, were announced on Tuesday by federal authorities in NY. Zarrab testified in court that he paid $60 million in bribes to the former economic minister of Turkey, and court records show that he was in close contact with the head of Halkbank, Atilla's boss.

by | October 17, 2019 | 01:16

Russian Federation has already announced it had deployed troops outside the flashpoint town of Manbij to keep apart the Syrian military and Turkish-led forces. And he minimized the escape of Islamic State fighters who had been held by the Kurds as an attempt to "make us look like, "Oh, gee, we have to get right back in there".

by | October 16, 2019 | 17:38

According to the WSJ article, Harley-Davidson has asked customers to avoid charging their LiveWires with their home outlets and instead charge via DCFC at their local Harley-Davidson dealership until the matter is resolved. Offering millennials an affordable (less than $30,000) and clean alternative to the iconic motorcycle seemed to light the way for future sales, even though the forecast was only to produce around 1% of Harley-Davidson's total vehicles.

by | October 15, 2019 | 19:25

It moves up the timing of a $25 weekly raise that had been planned to go into effect on January 1. Also Saturday, details of a revised GM contract offer emerged, with a person briefed on the matter confirming that GM had boosted its proposed ratification bonus by $1,000 to $9,000.

by | October 15, 2019 | 18:38

But nothing is down on paper and the details for how to ease the trade war are scarce. In exchange, the USA will delay the tariff increase due Tuesday as the deal is finalized. Trade hostilities are weighing on the United States and world economies. Tariffs have pushed up costs for U.S. manufacturers and created uncertainty about when and how the trade wars will end.