In his most direct speech since leaving the White House in early 2017, Obama took aim at President Donald Trump , the White House circus, oligarchs influencing policy with their enormous wealth and - for a moment - our TV watching habits.
South Africa slides into recession amid failing government reforms Massive declines in the agricultural, transport and retail sectors have dragged the South African economy into recession after almost a decade of growth. News that South Africa's economy has slumped into recession left the market reeling on Wednesday with the JSE All-Share index losing ground, while the rand gave up 3% to a stronger United States dollar.
USA light crude jumped $1.60 a barrel from Friday's close to a peak of $71.40, its highest since mid-July, before easing to around $70.65 by 1340 GMT. Oil prices rose after the evacuation of two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms in preparation for a hurricane. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Monday it had intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired at the southern Saudi city of Jizan by the Iranian-aligned Houthis, who said separately they were targeting a Saudi Aramco ...
Capuano from the left and on style and identity, in a pattern similar to the upset victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez earlier this summer in NY. She'd be Massachusetts' first black woman in Congress. Pressley represents the latest underdog candidate to have emerged to challenge both establishment Democrats and Republicans. Pressley's positions are also very progressive.
Amazon is the second U.S. company to hit that mark, driven by its continued dominance in the retail world and its highly profitable cloud services business. Apple topped the $1 trillion mark in early August. By October 2009 it had risen to $100 and the stock hit $1,000 for the first time on May 30, 2017.
As of writing, Amazon's market cap is sitting pretty at $994.75 billion; it's nearly a certainty that the company's valuation will top $1 trillion again relatively soon. Amazon's shares debuted at $18 on May 15, 1997. Amazon's financial and business successes even pushed the founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, right to the top of Forbes' billionaires list this year.
Diesel is being sold at Rs 71.15 in Delhi, Rs 74 in Kolkata, Rs 75.54 in Mumbai and Rs 75.19 in Chennai. The opposition has also launched an attack on the BJP government over the rising fuel prices. Iran, which is the second biggest oil exporter to India and the third-largest oil producer in the OPEC Group, is likely to plunge into crisis once the United States' sanctions come into effect on November 1.
The Chinese Government has announced plans to the approval of new games for release and the overall number of games available. China's education and media authorities will restrict the expansion of online games sector and establish related time limits for kids in a bid to lower the number of new myopia cases among the young.
People took to Twitter to mock the leader's performance, with one saying he hopes her ability to negotiate Brexit isn't as bad as her dance technique. She rejected criticism from her former chief of staff Nick Timothy, insisting her deal would mean Britain ending free movement and leaving European Union institutions.
CBOE , the Chicago exchange that pioneered the listing of bitcoin futures in the US, has quietly begun telling market makers that it is close to launching a new cryptocurrency product: ethereum futures . His claims seem to be corroborated by the historical price action of Bitcoin following the initial CBOE and CME futures release. The introduction of bitcoin futures, for example, was presumably one of the reasons why it rose sharply for a short time.
She claimed that Google does not have access to any personal info of the credit card holders and they do not share any of it with their ad partners. The way this works is, a person clicks on an ad for something like red lipstick while they're logged into a Google account.
According to a report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the tax reform law touted by Trump and passed by the GOP will add $1.9 trillion to the federal deficit over the next 10 years, including reduced revenues and debt service payments.
The EU's chief negotiator, who has been strident on the issue during the behind-the-scenes negotiations, made public his request for the information as he warned he needed an agreement on Northern Ireland and other outstanding withdrawal issues "by November at the latest".
This is highest in the last two years, according to the govt data. India's GDP Growth Jumps 8.2 Per cent in First Quarter of FY 2018-19. Manufacturing remained the best of the lot with its quarterly GVA at basic prices for the quarter growing by 13.5 percent as compared to growth of (-) 1.8 per cent in corresponding quarter previous fiscal.
The agreement establishing the body "was the single worst trade deal ever made", Trump said . A source told Axios the president had often made comments like: "I don't know why we're in it". "We agreed with Trump on a kind of ceasefire when it comes to new auto tariffs", Juncker told German broadcaster ZDF. "If they don't shape up , I would withdraw from the WTO", Trump said in the August 30 interview from the White House.
The Lego Chiron weighs 1,500 kg (3,307 lb) - which is around 500 kg (1,102 lb) less than the real deal - features a rear spoiler, lights on all corners, and a detachable steering wheel. That's no where near enough power to satisfying slam you back into your seat as you accelerate in this Chiron, but it's enough to get the model up to over 29km/h which is nothing to baulk at.
Freeland cancelled her trip to Europe this week to return to the NAFTA bargaining table after the US and Mexico agreed on numerous trade issues throughout their bilateral, summertime talks. ( MRE.TO ) following U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of a tentative bilateral agreement with Mexico on Monday. -Canada issues, said it would be hard for Freeland to win concessions from Lighthizer on these issues.
In the letter, sent to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), Trump said the government could not sustain the scheduled increases. It is a harsh indictment of President Trump's values that he is freezing workers' pay to offset his multi-billion-dollar tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires.
Speaking on the BBC's Today programme, Ms Brittain explained that Coca-Cola wanted to buy Costa because "they want the coffee product, they have no coffee in their range". Whitbread said it will now focus on value hotel chain Premier Inn. Shares of Whitbread jumped by 696p, or 17.3 per cent, to £47.16 after the market opened.
What does the RBI's report tell us? Similarly, 9,892 pieces of counterfeit notes were detected in the new Rs 500 banknotes in 2017-18 - a 4178 per cent jump from 199 in the previous fiscal. A collateral damage as a result of rise in printing and other cost was dividend RBI pays to the government. While The Wire has over the last eighteen months reported and analysed how India's currency-in-circulation (CiC) and currency-to-GDP ratio has not changed drastically after demonetisation, ...
The embattled tech entrepreneur volunteered to build a "kid-sized submarine" to get the children out, but the Thai authorities rejected his assistance, prompting Musk to say that the provincial governor in charge of the rescue was " not the subject matter expert ".
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto spoke to Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday and urged Ottawa to rapidly rejoin the talks with the goal of getting a final NAFTA rewrite this week. "It could end in one day and we take in a lot of money the following day", Trump said. President Donald Trump has said it's not the right time for trade negotiations with China, denting expectations for a near-term deal after a breakthrough agreement between the U.S.
A senior administration official, who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity, said yes: The administration can tell Congress it had reached a deal with Mexico - and that Canada is welcome to join. US automakers have opposed raising the North American content requirement, but the United Auto Workers union has supported it. "We'll get rid of the name NAFTA", he said.
The hurry-up-and-wait uncertainty surrounding Canada's return to the NAFTA talks is entering a new week as Ottawa's partners in the trilateral deal push forward with their one-on-one negotiations. The US and Mexico in recent weeks had largely focused on the thorny issue of vehicle manufacturing, as the Trump administration pushes for a deal that would boost factory jobs in America.
Passengers who will not pay for priority boarding will have the opportunity to travel for free. only one small item of hand Luggage. A further 30 per cent already travel with only one free carry-on bag. Under the new rules, non-priority passengers can only bring one small personal bag that can fit under a seat in front, free of charge. "This new policy will speed up the boarding and cut flight delays".