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by | October 20, 2019 | 02:35

Banerjee, an Indian-American who has been critical of the Narendra Modi government's economic policies, won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. Banerjee had recently said that Indian economy was on shaky ground, adding the data now available does not hold any assurance for economic revival anytime soon.

by | October 20, 2019 | 02:18

Friday's lighthearted protest came as pro-democracy organisers said they planned to stage a major march on Sunday despite police determining it illegal. Lam has said the bill is now dead, but it has not been formally withdrawn. Chan Tong-kai, 20, is wanted in Taiwan for the murder of his pregnant girlfriend during a holiday the two Hong Kongers took there in February previous year.

by | October 19, 2019 | 01:09

Friday's data marked a further loss of momentum for the economy from the second quarter's 6.2% growth, likely raising expectations that Beijing needs to roll out more measures to ward off a sharper slowdown. A slide in China's exports accelerated last month, while imports contracted for a fifth straight month. Retail and auto sales also fell by 8.2% and 11.7% respectively.

by | October 18, 2019 | 02:08

As for charging, typical Level 1 and Level 2 options will be built in. The XC40 Recharge and the Recharge auto line are also tangible proof points of the company's ambitious new action plan, also launched today, which represents concrete actions in line with the Paris climate agreement and supports Volvo Cars' ambition to become a climate-neutral company by 2040.

by | October 17, 2019 | 02:06

Those talks had taken place at Russia's Hmeimim air base in Syria among other places, he said. Turkey says it aims to defeat the Kurdish YPG militia, which it sees as terrorists for its links to separatists in Turkey, and to create a "safe zone" where millions of Syrian refugees can be resettled.

by | October 14, 2019 | 00:39

US health officials said on Friday there may be more than one cause for the outbreak of the illness and said they do not see a meaningful drop in the number of new cases. Michigan's vaping-related lung injury cases have all been in the lower peninsula and have been to people ranging from 16 to 67 years old. Approximately 70 percent of reported patients are male, according to the CDC .

by | October 14, 2019 | 00:37

Renault Chief Financial Officer Clotilde Delbos could be named as interim CEO to replace Thierry Bollore , French TV BFM said on its website on Thursday. A source close to the company told AFP that Bollore had made his case at the board meeting, where "he was blamed for management and performance failings".

by | October 09, 2019 | 01:13

The think tank said to the BBC "the government is now adrift without any effective fiscal anchor" and that it would be forced to borrow up to $100bn (€112bn). The IFS said that a no-deal Brexit could temporarily halt all economic growth for two years, even with "substantial" government spending. "It will be crucial that these programmes are temporary: an economy that turns out smaller than expected can, in the long run, support less public spending than expected, not more".

by | October 08, 2019 | 01:00

Hong Kong's leader pledged last month to withdraw the legislation. "As U.S. -China relations deteriorate and both sides sort of move into this nationalistic crouch, the difficulty of speaking to broad audiences in both the United States and China without offending at least one of them is extremely hard", Kennedy said .

by | October 08, 2019 | 01:56

Known as the Syrian Democratic Forces , the Kurdish fighters who fought against the Islamic State with the US, criticized Trump's decision in a statement saying, "The United States forces have not fulfilled their obligations and withdrew their forces from the border area with Turkey".

by | October 08, 2019 | 02:21

There is no onshore trading as Monday is the last day of China's holiday break. The Japanese yen, often seen as a safe-haven currency in times of market turmoil, traded at 106.87 per US dollar after strengthening from levels above 108 in the previous trading week.

by | October 07, 2019 | 12:03

The revelation comes just shortly after PayPal pulled out its support for the Facebook-allied stablecoin . Its other members include payments company Visa , ride-hailing app Uber and humanitarian charity Mercy Corps. Global outcry is mounting over Libra - with central banks and governments railing against Facebook's upstart cryptocurrency and questions over how it would be regulated.

by | October 07, 2019 | 12:13

Zanganeh also vowed that Iran "will use every possible way to export" its oil. TOTAL pulled of the deal immediately after the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement in 2018, but CNPC's continued participation had remained unclear.

by | October 05, 2019 | 02:03

It's National Taco Day Friday and the taco gods have blessed you with all the little tacos you could ever want. On the company's website you can purchase a digital gift card for your friends, but it can only be used on October 4. That's a lot of tacos for just $5, and one that anyone would be insane to pass up. Join Jack in the Box's e-club, and you'll receive two tacos for free with any purchase.

by | October 05, 2019 | 01:57

RBI took note of the continued slowdown, and lowered India's economic growth projection to 6.1% from 6.9% for FY20. All the six members of the MPC had voted unanimously for the change in policy rates and stance. Given that the 110 bps rate cut so far has not quite led to the uptick in investment, one can look upon the series of rate cuts as being work in progress to lower the cost of capital gradually over time so that when the investment cycle looks to pick up, potential investors would ...

by | October 03, 2019 | 02:07

Fashion retailer Forever 21 plans to close all 44 of its stores in Canada along with 168 in the U.S.as the chain undergoes bankruptcy proceedings. "The business operations of the brand in India will not be impacted in any way by its restructuring underway in the USA", a company spokesperson said in a response to a query from Mint on Monday.

by | October 03, 2019 | 01:00

Soybeans rose on renewed optimism about Chinese demand for US supplies of the oilseed. The most active corn contract for December delivery was up 0.75 cent, or 0.2 percent week on week, to close at 3.715 dollars per bushel on Friday. The deals offered some support to a market anxious that the prolonged U.S./China trade war will continue to depress Chinese imports of U.S. soybeans.

by | October 02, 2019 | 00:47

Geskin previously offered some renders of the iPhone 12, but in his latest images, the notch has completely disappeared and the rear camera housing is the same as the iPhone 11 Pro models, rather than flat as his previous renders suggested.

by | September 25, 2019 | 00:58

WeWork - whose official name is We Co. - intends to push ahead with the IPO, but some people briefed on the deliberations said it's unlikely to take place next month as planned. Neumann may be the classic example of the charismatic evangelist CEO who is the wrong fit for a company entering its second act. The company also needs to raise $3 billion in a public offering in order to unlock a $6 billion bank financing package.

by | September 24, 2019 | 01:54

While being stranded on your vacation-or having it canceled altogether-is bad enough, it's nothing compared to what Thomas Cook employees are experiencing today. He further said, "It is important that we clarify for the record that Thomas Cook (India) Limited is financially strong, profitable and maintains a positive outlook in the travel and tourism sector and continues to witness strong growth".

by | September 24, 2019 | 01:47

Rouhani also promised to unveil a regional peace plan at the upcoming United Nations meetings. He says he's not planning to hold talks with Iran's leader who will also be in NY for the summit. This year has seen continuing tension between the U.S. and Iran, following President Donald Trump's abandonment of a deal aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear activities in return for the easing of sanctions.

by | September 24, 2019 | 00:50

Production on the new Mac Pro is expected to start in the Austin facility "soon". Apple's statement also included this puzzling sentence: "The new Mac Pro will include components designed, developed, and manufactured by more than a dozen American companies for distribution to U.S.

by | September 24, 2019 | 00:42

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group reportedly wants to oust Adam Neumann as the CEO of WeWork, a U.S. firm that provides shared workspaces for startups. But Neumann, who is one of seven board members, is We's controlling shareholder, giving him the power to fire the board. The We Company has faced concerns about its corporate governance standards, as well as the sustainability of its business model.

by | September 22, 2019 | 02:07

President Donald Trump has proposed a nationwide ban on flavored e-cigarettes, and state and local officials are also considering varied regulations around e-cigarette sales. The retail giant cited concerns over the more than 500 suspected illnesses linked to vaping in the U.S. when it announced it will no longer sell e-cigarettes.

by | September 22, 2019 | 01:00

The Fed approved a second quarter-point rate cut on Wednesday by a vote of 7-3, the first time there have been as many as three dissents since September 2016 and the first time that there had been dissents going in opposite directions in almost five years.

by | September 21, 2019 | 00:33

The settlement essentially called for more advanced privacy controls and more effective oversight of the social network. Rather than moving users' personal data from properties such as WhatsApp and Instagram to the core Facebook platform, the company should put a wall around the services or, better yet, sell them off, Hawley said he told Zuckerberg.

by | September 20, 2019 | 00:34

Bezos's announcement came the day before of a global day of demonstrations to demand action on climate change , ahead of a United Nations summit on zero emissions on September 23. "We've chose to use our size and scale to make a difference", he added. Bezos said he has been talking with CEOs of other large companies and is finding a lot of interest.

by | September 19, 2019 | 02:01

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who have claimed Saturday's strikes, vowed meanwhile they had the means to hit "dozens of targets" in the United Arab Emirates. This satellite overview taken Monday from the USA government shows damage to oil/gas infrastructure from weekend drone attacks at Abqaig in Saudi Arabia.

by | September 17, 2019 | 01:26

On Saturday, the Abqaiq facility and the Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia were hit by attacks , which resulted in the suspension of 5.7 million bpd of Saudi Arabia's oil production. "If there is a need, in case of an emergency, we always can get together and discuss some other parameters". "It's still early to talk about it", one of them said.

by | September 16, 2019 | 20:57

The UAW and GM said talks would resume at 10 A.M Monday. "We have been calling it Lordstown 2.0 because there are like 400 of us there", said Carolyn Alonso. Every few minutes, passing drivers honked their horns in solidarity for the few dozen United Automobile Workers members who were picketing outside the plant.

by | September 14, 2019 | 02:25

Libra , as now proposed by the tech giant, would raise concerns about market dominance, threaten the sovereignty of states, increase risks for consumers and business, and could even cause significant global financial disruption, Le Maire said at Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.

by | September 14, 2019 | 00:46

The Commerce Ministry's announcement on Friday follows a move earlier this week to exempt a range of American goods from 25 per cent extra tariffs put in place past year, as the government seeks to ease the impact from the trade war . announced it will delay additional tariff hikes on Chinese goods. Deputy trade negotiators are due to meet in Washington in mid-September, with minister-level talks to follow in October.

by | September 13, 2019 | 01:38

And that relates to some criticism that I heard all day today, is that Bolton tries to persuade the president, rather than present options that all of the agencies have, as the National Security Council is created to do. "But the likelihood of a meeting has gone up because one of its main detractors is now out of a job". On Wednesday, Trump said Bolton had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did not get along with important administration officials.

by | September 13, 2019 | 02:14

In a sign of the pressure being felt by the Chinese economy, the central People's Bank of China said on Friday it would cut the amount of cash lenders must keep in reserve, allowing an estimated $126 billion in additional loans to businesses.

by | September 12, 2019 | 02:15

According to WTOP-FM , cold brew coffee is added to the classic Frosty, and the drink comes in vanilla and chocolate flavors. It's a buttermilk biscuit sandwich with crispy (read: fried) white meat chicken breast and whipped honey butter. The company and franchisees also expect to hire about 20,000 people. Launching breakfast in our US restaurants nationwide provides incredible growth opportunities.