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Petrol prices down by 19 paise in Delhi, diesel drops 11 paise

Petrol prices down by 19 paise in Delhi, diesel drops 11 paise This means the average cost of filling a 55-litre family vehicle with petrol has stayed at £71.83 when it would have been almost £2 cheaper if retailers had reflected the lower wholesale prices on forecourts, according to the research. It is an worldwide commodity. In Mumbai , petrol had hit a peak of Rs 91.34 hit on October 4 and diesel was sold at a record high of Rs 80.10. Last month, the Mo... [Full Article...]

President Trump, "I Think We'll Make a Deal With China on Trade"

President Trump, Thursday's meeting was the first telephone conversation between the leaders in six months of which is openly reported. "As the president said, we would like to talk to them about it, but they may not be ready". BOTH the U.S. and China have sought to portray the personal relations between the two leaders as a source of stability in the relationship, and they have refrained from direct criticism of ... [Full Article...]

United States job growth seen accelerating; strong annual wage gain expected

United States job growth seen accelerating; strong annual wage gain expected In September the unemployment rate fell 3.7%, a 49-year low, and remained there in October. The US economic engine brushed past last month's Hurricane Michael to continue its robust job creation while giving workers a big pay bump, new figures show today. [Full Article...]

2 reported killed after wall of Amazon building collapses in Baltimore

2 reported killed after wall of Amazon building collapses in Baltimore Saturday. Chief Roman Clark told the media that a 50-foot wall collapsed at the Amazon Fulfillment Center after a storm hit the area. That's how an Amazon employee describes to WBAL what happened Friday night at one of the company's fulfillment centers in southeast Baltimore after the building partially collapsed. [Full Article...]

Time change happening this weekend

Time change happening this weekend The time change this weekend means you can enjoy a guilt-free extra hour of shut-eye. Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and most of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time, and don't need to change their clocks. [Full Article...]

Tesla 'Summon' upgrade: You'll operate auto like an RC toy, Musk says

Tesla 'Summon' upgrade: You'll operate auto like an RC toy, Musk says The company said in a filing that no government agency in ongoing investigations has concluded that any wrongdoing occurred. The SEC declined to comment. Earlier, the businessman admitted that the company may have been too ambitious plans in the development Model X. Also the interior of the budget Model 3 has been simplified to reduce the production time of the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results

Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results Hewson, however, pointed to a "rather twisted sense of priorities" as analysts expect the company to bring in revenue of $90bn next quarter but also obsess about unit numbers over product prices. For years, Apple investors and customers marveled as the number of iPhones sold seemed to defy gravity. The iPhone maker boasted $62.9 billion in revenue , slightly more than the $60-62 billion it pr... [Full Article...]

Is there a Trump-China deal in the offing? We'll see

Is there a Trump-China deal in the offing? We'll see China has retaliated with levies of its own on USA goods. It also fuelled speculation that Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He's trip to the U.S., which had originally been scheduled for September but was cancelled due to the escalation of the trade dispute, might be back in the cards. [Full Article...]

Trump sparks outrage with ‘racist’ immigration ad ahead of midterm elections

Trump sparks outrage with ‘racist’ immigration ad ahead of midterm elections The ads say they are "authorized by Donnelly for Indiana", Donnelly's reelection campaign. However, Republicans have gained ground in some rural districts, such as outside the cities of St. Republican candidates in competitive races are split between those who support Trump's crackdown and immigration limits and those who warn that the president has gone too far, says Chmielenski. [Full Article...]

Iranians chant 'Death to Israel' on anniversary of US Embassy takeover

Iranians chant 'Death to Israel' on anniversary of US Embassy takeover On Friday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also said the US told the Brussels-based SWIFT financial messaging service that it was expected to disconnect all Iranian financial institutions that the US plans to blacklist as of Monday. The US has also allowed Iraq to keep importing crucial gas, energy supplies and food from Iran. Secretary Pompeo has promised "maximum pressure" on Tehran in th... [Full Article...]

Here, boy . . . Tesla cars will follow owners like a pet

Here, boy . . . Tesla cars will follow owners like a pet Elon Musk , following his short-lived plan to take Tesla Inc. private, said he now "probably" wouldn't accept an investment from Saudi Arabia's government after the death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It didn't hit the 5,000-a-week target until June 2018. "Quality has historically been an issue for Tesla but early buyers were willing to accept that because they bought into image - the m... [Full Article...]

Pakistan, China sign 15 agreements, MoUs on bilateral cooperation

Pakistan, China sign 15 agreements, MoUs on bilateral cooperation On Thursday, Minister for Planning Makhdoom Khusro Bukhtiar said that Pakistan would not seek rescheduling of about $2.7 billion in Chinese loans due for repayment this year but expected a good economic package, including expansion of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to another level. [Full Article...]

Spotify is giving a free Google Home Mini to Premium Family members

Spotify is giving a free Google Home Mini to Premium Family members Speculation has been building that the world's largest music-subscription service, with 87 million paying customers, would use its distribution clout to bypass the labels and sign up artists itself . This was attributed to Spotify's new family and student plans, which brings in more users, but not for more fees. The success of one of its main competitors, Amazon Music, is largely based on its E... [Full Article...]

Private messages from 81,000 Facebook accounts advertised for sale by Russian hackers

Private messages from 81,000 Facebook accounts advertised for sale by Russian hackers As you can see, malware that harvests information from your Facebook accounts is not uncommon and users must be careful about what programs they install on their computer. "Our database includes 120 million accounts", the user wrote. More than 81,000 Facebook users' private messages may have been hacked. There was also an intimate correspondence between two lovers. [Full Article...]

China October official factory PMI falls to 50.2, misses expectations

China October official factory PMI falls to 50.2, misses expectations Export orders weakened, but the biggest effect was from cooling domestic demand. Some of that is due to exporters rushing to fill orders ahead of duty increases. For now though, the U.S.is in good shape with data on Tuesday showing consumer confidence hitting an 18-year high after its economy expanded at a 3.5 percent pace in the third quarter, marking the best back to back quarters of expansion... [Full Article...]

Chinese chip maker Fujian Jinhua added to United States export ban

Chinese chip maker Fujian Jinhua added to United States export ban Earlier this year, the Trump administration put an export ban on ZTE, one of China's biggest tech companies. American authorities lifted the ban in July after ZTE paid a $1 billion fine, agreed to replace its executive team and hired USA -selected compliance officers. [Full Article...]

Rouhani first deputy: U.S. can not stop export of Iranian oil

Rouhani first deputy: U.S. can not stop export of Iranian oil Because of the concern over oil prices, a source recently told Reuters , the administration is considering limited waivers for some Iranian customers until Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia add additional supply next year, while limiting what Tehran can do with the proceeds in the meantime. [Full Article...]

Trump releases new 'sickening,' 'racist' campaign ad | Campaign Trail

Trump releases new 'sickening,' 'racist' campaign ad | Campaign Trail The video shows Bracamontes laughing about his crime and promising to " kill more cops soon ". The ad then turns to footage of the caravan of Central American migrants making their way towards the United States border. But in '88, Bush himself tried to distance himself from the ad made by a pro-Bush PAC and on which, coincidentally, former Fox News chief Roger Ailes was an adviser. [Full Article...]

What Google employees want from walk out amid misconduct scandals

What Google employees want from walk out amid misconduct scandals Staff are demanding changes in how the company handles sexual misconduct allegations , including a call to end forced arbitration , which prevents accusers from suing. Google says it supported the protest and admits in the past two years, 48 workers have been fired over sexual misconduct claims, but say none received payments. [Full Article...]

ET Explains: What is Section 7 of the RBI Act

ET Explains: What is Section 7 of the RBI Act The following reports surfaced a few days after the media reports suggested that Urjit Patel may step down as Governor of the RBI. While speculation abounded on Wednesday about whether the Centre had invoked section 7 of the RBI Act, which would give the government the ability to direct the central bank's actions, the Finance Ministry remained silent on the issue. [Full Article...]


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