• Prince Charles snaps at reporter's 'crap' question
Prince Charles snaps at reporter's 'crap' question

Prince Charles opened the Games on behalf of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will split up to continue their Queensland visit after spending time at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Camilla Parker Bowles reportedly agreed to go on the trip in the hopes it would help Prince Charles' case for becoming th...

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  • 5 things you should know about the alleged trade war with China
5 things you should know about the alleged trade war with China

The latest move on the trade war happened on Wednesday, April 4, when China proposed a fresh set of tariffs on dozens of American products, including soybeans, aircraft and cars. It may be just a little sting, but we're anxious about what will happen if this is only the first round of a trade war. The Chinese response mirrors the USTR announcem...

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  • Sensex, Nifty open in green ahead of monetary policy announcement
Sensex, Nifty open in green ahead of monetary policy announcement

A firm trend in other Asian markets and overnight gains on Wall street buoyed the trading sentiments here. The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive index ( Sensex ) of the BSE , which opened at 33,289.96 points, closed at 33,596.80 points - up 577.73 points or 1.75 per cent from its previous session's close.

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  • Stocks take heavy losses over Chinese tariffs, tech sector woes
Stocks take heavy losses over Chinese tariffs, tech sector woes

On Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 1.9 percent. The Nasdaq composite slumped 238 points, or 3.4 percent, to 6,824. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.1 percent to 3,129.55 points and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 dropped 0.9 percent to 21,199.98.

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  • Tesla stock jumps after production misses but liquidity concerns addressed
Tesla stock jumps after production misses but liquidity concerns addressed

Tesla manufactured 2,020 of the lower-priced model in the final seven days of the quarter, after racing to report higher output to investors. Tesla (NYSE: TSLA ) published its production figures for Q1 2018, indicating that it has made significant progress in scaling up production of its mass-market sedan, the Model 3, which saw production rise...

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  • Panera Bread says it fixed website security flaw exposing customer records
Panera Bread says it fixed website security flaw exposing customer records

And even though Panera Bread was aware of the issue since August of a year ago, "the flaw never disappeared", Houlihan said, adding that "checked on it every month or so because I was pissed". Krebs said the website was briefly taken offline after he spoke to Panera's chief information officer. Krebs and Houlihan, however, noted the data remain...

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  • Strong Canadian manufacturing growth maintained in March
Strong Canadian manufacturing growth maintained in March

Higher costs were driven, at least in part, by supply-chain constraints. Improved domestic demand was mentioned as key reason for higher sales in March as new export orders declined for the fourth straight month due to uncompetitive prices.

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  • Trump Reportedly Suggested Putin Come To The White House
Trump Reportedly Suggested Putin Come To The White House

The talks were in preparation for Trump's meeting with Putin which took place at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg in July 2017. Washington expelled 60 Russian diplomats and closed Russian consulate in Seattle in face of fear that it would be used as a base for espionage.

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  • S Korean musicians arrive in Pyongyang for concerts
S Korean musicians arrive in Pyongyang for concerts

The South's 120-member art troupe are to stage a joint show with North Korean artists for a two-hour run at the 12,000-seat Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Gymnasium on Tuesday. It comes as one of the band's members, Joy, copped criticism after she pulled out of the rare performance following a schedule clash. "Unfortunately, she will not be able to attend t...

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  • Modi, Abe leadership has strengthened India-Japan ties: Sushma Swaraj
Modi, Abe leadership has strengthened India-Japan ties: Sushma Swaraj

The document praises the diplomatic skills of Kim Jong Un and explains the separate foreign policy directions to be taken in dealing with South Korea, the United States, China, Japan and Russian Federation, in that order. Other officials say direct talks with North Korea will eventually be necessary to resolve the issue of the abduction of Japan...

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  • Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab
Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Once SoftBank , an existing backer of Grab and several other Uber rivals (including China's Didi Chuxing , and India's Ola ), made clear in August 2017 its intentions to fund Uber , many speculated that a merger between the two companies was imminent.

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  • JLR joins with Waymo to make first self-driving electric auto
JLR joins with Waymo to make first self-driving electric auto

The company says the fleet would be capable of handling one million rides a day. Waymo's current fleet consists primarily of Lexus RX 450h Hybrid crossovers (which are being phased out) and Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans. "Together we will deliver the self-driving Waymo Jaguar I-Pace with the grace, space and eco-pace that customers expect"....

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  • Crude Oil Holds Near 7-week Highs
Crude Oil Holds Near 7-week Highs

Brent crude futures traded at $70.23 per barrel, while the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures traded at $65.63. Many awaited the launch eagerly, seeking to tap China's bustling commodity markets, although doubts remain whether the Shanghai futures contract will be able to become another worldwide oil benchmark.

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  • Waymo's tech would have handled Uber self-driving incident safely: John Krafcik
Waymo's tech would have handled Uber self-driving incident safely: John Krafcik

Arizona's governor announced on Monday he was suspending Uber from testing autonomous vehicles in the state a week after a woman was hit and killed by one of the company's driverless cars in Tempe. Uber paid Waymo $245 million and agreed to ensure certain types of technologies will not be used in its autonomous systems. The chipmaker didn't spe...

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  • Police chief says some England fans behaviour 'appalling'
Police chief says some England fans behaviour 'appalling'

Riot cops then swooped in Amsterdam's famous Red Light District and made 60 arrests after they "imprisoned" fans on a canal bridge. A legion of England fans were arrested after a video has surfaced of at least 25 of them launching booze and plastic cups at a group of women in a boat, following by one of them diving into the Amsterdam canal.

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  • Dropbox Prices Shares In One of the Hottest Tech IPOs Since Snapchat
Dropbox Prices Shares In One of the Hottest Tech IPOs Since Snapchat

One of the major players active in this field is Dropbox , which listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange on Friday in the largest tech stock IPO in more than a year. According to its website, the company has over 500 million registered users and more than 300,000 teams are using Dropbox business. The 32-year-old Kansas native joins co-founder and Ch...

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  • Stocks close lower after Fed hikes rates
Stocks close lower after Fed hikes rates

The central bank, as widely expected, raised interest rates by 25 basis points and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, signaling growing confidence that United States tax cuts and government spending will boost the economy and inflation, which may lead to more aggressive tightening in the future.

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  • Svitolina stops Osaka's winning streak in Miami second round
Svitolina stops Osaka's winning streak in Miami second round

Despite being ranked number one in the world when she left for maternity leave last January-after winning the Australian Open while eight weeks pregnant(! )-according to WTA rules, Williams effectively lost her ranking during her 13-month absence from the sport and is now ranked 491st.

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  • United actually offered someone a $10000 voucher for giving up her seat
United actually offered someone a $10000 voucher for giving up her seat

But she was even more excited when she received a $10,000 travel voucher from the airline after she was asked to give up her seat on an overbooked flight. If nobody bites, they will kick off the lowest fare passenger by pulling them out of the boarding line. People stand in line at a United Airlines counter at LaGuardia Airport in NY.

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  • Stockpiles Swoon, Oil Prices Gain
Stockpiles Swoon, Oil Prices Gain

Meanwhile, industry data was said to signal an unexpected decline in American crude inventories last week. Oil extended gains as investors assessed geopolitical risks with speculation that the US president and Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed countering the influence of Middle East producer Iran .

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  • What your credit union can learn from Toys R Us
What your credit union can learn from Toys R Us

More than 50 suppliers, including Barbie-maker Mattel and Lego , have objected in some form to the proceedings by the storied toy retailer to shutter up to 735 United States stores and 30,000 jobs. Especially at a business like Toys "R" Us who are catering to two different consumers. Toys "R" Us' Canadian operation has reportedly received ...

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  • United Airlines Pauses Cargo-Hold Pet Transport After Missteps
United Airlines Pauses Cargo-Hold Pet Transport After Missteps

Another dog died after the flight attended forced its owner to put the pet in an overhead luggage bin. United says it expected to complete its review by May 1. The airline says it is conducting a "thorough and systematic review" for pets that travel in cargo and is partnering with independent experts in pet safety and travel.

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  • Hammerson Rejects
Hammerson Rejects "Entirely Opportunistic" Klepierre Approach

David Tyler, chairman of Hammerson, will be chairman of the group, and John Whittaker, deputy chairman of Intu , will be deputy chair of the new company. The Hammerson-Intu merger is due to complete by the end of 2018. In December, Hammerson confirmed it had made a £3.4bn offer for rival Intu to create a £21bn portfolio of retail developments ...

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  • Claire's, ear piercing and accessory chain store, files for bankruptcy protection
Claire's, ear piercing and accessory chain store, files for bankruptcy protection

Claire's , a mall chain that has pierced the ears of millions of teens and has nine south Louisiana locations, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Last year, it had more than 4,000 stores around the world. Others included Toys R Us , which last week surrendered its battle to restructure its operations and chose to exchange the ...

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  • Sam McQueen reacts to Southampton win on Twitter
Sam McQueen reacts to Southampton win on Twitter

The Latics of League One have an excellent recent record in this competition, having won it in 2013, but are as big as 60/1 (61.0 ) with SportPesa to lift the trophy again this year. "There is good quality, good traits, good behaviours which we can work on". "Second half I thought the game was quite scrappy, although Southampton certainly grew...

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