• Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks
Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks

Leo Varadkar said it would allow British and Irish ministers to plot a way forward if the Northern Ireland parties can not agree reach agreement. "The Prime Minister should warn Brussels that Northern Ireland must not be used as blackmail".

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  • Foxconn Uses Illegal Student Labor to Build iPhone X
Foxconn Uses Illegal Student Labor to Build iPhone X

Student labor is common in China, but workers must be paid, their positions must be voluntary, and they can not exceed working 40 hours a week. Apple in a recent audit of its overseas manufacturing partners found that Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., part of Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group and the exclusive assembler of the iPhone X, employed ...

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  • Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits record low
Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits record low

The October unemployment rate was four-tenths of a percentage point lower than the national rate of 4.1% reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics . A separate survey of employers showed seasonally adjusted nonfarm payrolls dropped by 4,300 in October, a month after hitting a record high close to 6 million.

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  • Norway's central bank recommends removal of oil stocks from sovereign fund
Norway's central bank recommends removal of oil stocks from sovereign fund

The fund's biggest oil and gas holding at the end of 2016 was $5.36bn in Anglo Dutch firm Shell, followed by $3.06bn in ExxonMobil, $2.04bn in fellow United States oil firm Chevron, $2.02bn in the UK's BP, and $2.01bn in France's Total. The fund's exposure to fossil fuel markets is now double that of a standard global fund, the Central Bank said. ...

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  • Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead!
Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead!

But AAA's Tamara Johnson also says next Tuesday afternoon is one of the worst times to begin Thanksgiving travel by vehicle. AAA and INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, predict travel times in the most congested cities in the US during the holiday week could be as much as three times longer than the optimal trip.

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  • Airbus Announces Nearly $50 Billion Deal
Airbus Announces Nearly $50 Billion Deal

Investment group Indigo Partners has bought the Airbus machines to use in its "low-cost" plane rental service, which was founded by the American, Bill Franke; considered to be one of the airline industry's most influential figures. Mr Leahy declined to say if the A380 deal could this happen this week. FlyDubai said the planes would bring the ...

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  • Oil markets cautious as OPEC cuts are met by rising United States output
Oil markets cautious as OPEC cuts are met by rising United States output

Under the IEA's New Policies Scenario, based on existing legislation and announced policy intentions relative to emissions and climate change, the oil price should continue to rise toward $83 a barrel by the mid-2020s. The IEA estimates that there will be 50 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2025 and 300 million by 2040, from closer ...

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  • Hasbro Bids to Purchase Mattel
Hasbro Bids to Purchase Mattel

Private Trust Co. NA purchased a new stake in Mattel during the second quarter valued at approximately $209,000. Eaton Vance Management lifted its position in shares of Mattel by 581.7% during the 2nd quarter. This article was originally published by and is the sole property of. ( NASDAQ MAT ) opened at C$14.62 on Monday. The firm's revenue for...

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  • Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO
Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO

The official the president referred to was DOJ anti-trust chief Makan Delrahim , a Trump appointee who has threatened to block the deal in court unless AT&T sells off either Turner Broadcasting or its DirecTV service-the latter option impossible as it would undermine the entire basis of the merger.

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  • Koenigsegg beats Bugatti to title of world's fastest vehicle
Koenigsegg beats Bugatti to title of world's fastest vehicle

It achieved a two-way average of 270.49mph on Valentine's Day in 2014. The test was carried out on an 11-mile stretch of road between Las Vegas and Pahrhump, that had been closed to the public. Another challenger is the recently revealed Venom F5 from America's Hennessey . To hit these incredible speeds, the Agera RS is built using a lightwe...

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  • Singapore passport gets new security features
Singapore passport gets new security features

Nothing to worry yourself about - just know that the world's most powerful passport will now be way harder to duplicate. Canada ties for sixth most powerful passport with Malaysia , Ireland, and the United States with a VFS (visa-free score) of 154.

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  • Hard Facts About ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON)
Hard Facts About ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON)

Barclays PLC raised Cypress Semiconductor from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $14.00 to $18.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright law. As per Fr...

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  • Images show how wildfires are ravaging Northern California's wine country
Images show how wildfires are ravaging Northern California's wine country

After evacuating the house, which sits at the dead end of a one-lane road in rural Napa County, she and her family watched from a distance as a propane tank exploded and their home's roof caught fire. Here's a look at what's being referred to as the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. Mandatory evacuations are in effect in several areas and almost 20 shelter...

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  • Netflix raises subscription prices for most USA viewers
Netflix raises subscription prices for most USA viewers

The "premium" plan with four simultaneous streams and UHD/4K quality will go from $12 to $14. The prices are already in effect for new sign-ups and will be rolling out to existing customers later this month, Netflix said . NFLX stock was up 3% as of Thursday morning and is up 54% year-to-date. In May of 2014 Netflix sent word out to it's ...

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  • USA expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington
USA expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

The secretary of state clarified that he meant to "maintain diplomatic relations with Cuba", even amid the seemingly tense investigation. "The decision was made due to Cuba's failure to take appropriate steps to protect our diplomats in accordance with its obligations under the Vienna Convention", the secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , said in ...

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  • Seoul urges U.S. to avoid 'further escalation' with N. Korea
Seoul urges U.S. to avoid 'further escalation' with N. Korea

During a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected Pyongyang to act around October 10 and 18, but gave no details. The North Korean regime poses a "grave threat" to the USA and the world, according to Sen. Malaysia banned citizens from traveling to North Korea, citing the escalating ...

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  • There'll be no victor in a war on Korean peninsula, China warns
There'll be no victor in a war on Korean peninsula, China warns

President Moon Jae-in will hold a special meeting with the leaders of the ruling and opposition parties this week to discuss bipartisan efforts to end North Korea's nuclear ambitions, an official from the presidential office Blue House said Tuesday.

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  • Uber loses licence to operate in London
Uber loses licence to operate in London

Cab drivers say Uber drivers don't have to comply with the same licensing standards, giving the ride-hailing service an unfair advantage and placing the public at risk. The petition will be delivered to London Mayor Sadiq Khan , according to the fine print at the end. The company says it has 3.5 million customers in the capital and almost ...

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  • Rafa Benitez brushes off suggestions of top-four Newcastle United finish
Rafa Benitez brushes off suggestions of top-four Newcastle United finish

Sky Sports Premier League channel is showing the game with coverage starting at 3.30pm. "At the moment, we are working as hard as we were past year, but doing things a little bit better in some games". And Ritchie - who set up both United's goals at St James's Park - isn't getting carried away with the club's three-game winning run. They can do...

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  • Asia markets tread water as investors await news from the Fed
Asia markets tread water as investors await news from the Fed

U.S. Treasury yields rose, the dollar gained while U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it expects one more interest rake hike by the end of the year. Tokyo was following Wall Street higher, as USA stocks logged fresh records in advance of this week's meeting of the Federal Reserve , which is expected to announ...

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  • Ryanair pilots not threatening industrial action, Michael O'Leary says
Ryanair pilots not threatening industrial action, Michael O'Leary says

Pilots were offered the bonus in exchange for working an additional 10 days to plug a shortage that last week forced Ryanair to cancel more than 2,000 flights in September and October. He admitted " significant management failure " regarding the rostering of pilots, and warned that the moves would not guarantee an end to disruptions.

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  • Global markets edge up ahead of Trump speech, Fed meeting
Global markets edge up ahead of Trump speech, Fed meeting

Japan's Nikkei stock index ended 2 percent higher after touching its highest levels since late June, catching up to global equities gains and a weaker yen as Tokyo markets reopened after a public holiday on Monday. But economists and Fed officials say the storms will not affect the underlying trend in growth, which has been steady at around t...

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  • ICR Guides Bob Evans in Big Breakfast Deal
ICR Guides Bob Evans in Big Breakfast Deal

They issued an "outperform" rating and a $67.41 target price on the stock. They now have a Dollars 76 price target on the stock. You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Bob Evans to Post Holdings, Inc.

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  • Oil punches through $50 USA a barrel as world demands more crude
Oil punches through $50 USA a barrel as world demands more crude

OPEC said inventories were falling and that an increase in the price of Brent crude for immediate delivery to a premium over that for later supplies, known as backwardation, raised hopes that a long-awaited market rebalancing was under way.

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  • Volkswagen ID Crozz: The SUV Crossover Electric Vehicle
Volkswagen ID Crozz: The SUV Crossover Electric Vehicle

The announcement means that vehicles from auto manufacturers such as Audi , Seat and Skoda will have all-electric or hybrid versions. The group plans to bring a total of over 80 new electrified models to customers by 2025, including some 50 purely battery-powered vehicles and 30 plug-in hybrids as it doubles its investment in zero-emissi...

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