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U.S. hits Russian individuals and companies with sanctions over North Korean ties

The penalties have been imposed over the Russian companies' alleged involvement in the banned ship-to-ship transfer of refined petroleum products to North Korea...


Drunk man arrested for urinating on passenger during flight

The victim was sitting two rows behind the 24-year-old American. According to Japan Today the man had consumed at least four glasses of champagne and one gl...


Jon Stewart rescues runaway goats

This isn't the first time the animal-loving comedian has rescued a farm animal in NY. They also opened a sanctuary at their own New Jersey farm in 2015. New...


'Not thrilled': Trump criticises Fed chief for raising rates

The president spoke to Reuters in an exclusive interview, the newswire said. He urged the Fed to avoid doing anything that could slow economic growth. A Fed s...


Trump vows 'no concessions' with Turkey over detained U.S. pastor

President TrumpDonald John TrumpArizona GOP Senate candidate defends bus tour with far-right activist Alyssa Milano protests Kavanaugh in "Handmaid's Tale" cos...


BHP hands shareholders record dividend after big profit lift

BHP's full-year iron ore production was 3 per cent higher at 275 million tonnes, while copper output jumped 32 per cent. These were related to the sale of its s...


California bill seeks to restrict restaurants serving kids sugary drinks

Under this bill, parents are still allowed to ask for a different drink, such as soda or chocolate milk, but it can not be listed as a default beverage by the r...


How Contact Lenses Are Contributing To Microplastic Pollution

Lenses that are washed down the drain typically are conveyed to wastewater-treatment plants. A new report reveals that a shocking amount of contact lens users...


Turkey lodges WTO complaint after U.S. rejects offer to release pastor

The currency crash occurred in the wake of tensions with the United States following Turkey's detention of Andrew Brunson, an American pastor, which has cast do...


PepsiCo to buy Israel’s SodaStream for $3.2 billion

The offer represents an 11% premium to the Friday closing price of SodaStream's USA -listed stock and is 32% higher than the company's 30-day volume weighted a...


Whiteboards used as Gatwick flight info screens fail

Naturally people have taken to social media to express their grievances, including the "tiny" whiteboard being the only source of information. "Due to an on...


Shots fired at gate of U.S. Embassy in Turkey

Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the United States embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara , on Monday, hitting a window in a security cabin but ca...


Tesla sues Ontario over scrapped rebate

Customers who ordered their auto before July can still benefit from the programme until mid-September-except for hundreds of Tesla customers, according to the...


S&P Global cuts Turkey's foreign currency rating to B+

The agency downgraded the rating a notch to 'B+' and pointed to the depreciation of the Turkish lira in the past two weeks, amid an overheating economy and high...


Aston Martin DB5 - Bond's ride being remade, 25 units

That's a relative bargain compared to the $4.6 million someone paid in 2010 for an original James Bond DB5 used in the film . We're assuming the ejector seat d...


Man unknowingly carried $50m Powerball ticket in wallet for two days

Two entries have grabbed a $50 million slice of the equal-largest division one lottery prize pool in Australian history. "It's very unexpected. I've only had ...


UPA I, UPA-II delivered highest decadal growth: Chidambaram

Conveying his good wishes to the government in its fifth year, for the sake of the country, the Congress leader said the present dispensation cannot match the...


Ottawa's annual inflation rate surpasses national average: Statistics Canada

Second-quarter GDP figures are set to be released August 30. Statistics Canada released its Consumer Price Index for July 2018 on Friday and said that the n...


In 'no rush' to complete deal to rewrite NAFTA

Lighthizer was speaking in Washington during the latest round of high-level talks between USA and Mexican officials to rejig the North American Free Trade Ag...


Quebec announces plan to compensate taxi drivers after Uber's arrival

Quebec taxi drivers have welcomed a compensation package but have highlighted that the payments do not cover all their losses and should not be seen as acceptan...


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends Alex Jones suspension on NBC News

The executive told the Post that Twitter hasn't reconsidered its core incentives, created to keep users engaged and interactive, in the dozen years of its exist...


Iran says no OPEC member can seize its market share

He said USA sanctions should not become a tool at the hands of other OPEC member states to assume Iran's share of the market. President Trump announced the ...


Top U.S. trade official sees NAFTA 'breakthrough' in days

Donald Trump is suggesting the United States has deliberately left Canada on the NAFTA sidelines as negotiations between Washington and Mexico have heated ...


Kansas Postal Worker Finds Giant Boa Constrictor Wrapped Around Mailbox

Animal Control was called out to remove the python. "I've seen snakes here - but not one like that", he said. A reptile breeder named Dr. Larry Holtfrerich ...


Pound euro exchange rate: United Kingdom retail sales help GBP hold steady

While inflation accelerated to 2.5% on the year, in line with market forecasts, this was not enough to shore up Pound Sterling against its rivals. The UK reta...


Turkish president blasts ‘economic coup’ amid heightened tensions with US

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the Justice and Development (AK) Party's sixth congress, at Ankara Sports Hall, in Ankara, Tur...


Trade unions unite in protest at likely new Air France KLM boss

The nomination of a Canadian to lead Air France-KLM would be unprecedented since the two operators merged in 2004 to create what was then Europe's biggest airli...


Markets Right Now: Walmart leads gains for US stock indexes

At 9.52am EDT the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 323.31 points, or 1.28 per cent, at 25,485.72, the S&P 500 was up 18.96 points, or 0.67 per cent, at 2,837...


Tesla files lawsuit against Ontario government over electric vehicle rebate program

In July, soon after coming to serve in Ontario, the Progressive Conservative government under Doug Ford dropped a large number of efficient power vitality act...


Young Melbourne man wins $50 million with last-minute ticket

The exact outlet where the winning ticket will only be released after 7am Saturday - unless the victor comes forward beforehand. I was hanging out with my best ...


Unsafe food storage faulted in Chipotle illnesses

Stool samples taken from sick customers tested positive for Clostridium perfringens , a bacterium that can cause food poisoning when food is stored at unsafe...


Coles stores closed as nationwide checkout glitch causes chaos

It's understood not all stores are closed. A number of stores on Sunday morning posted notices on their doors about the outage, including in Sydney , Melbour...


High quality genome sequence will revolutionize wheat crops Read more

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) is a detailed description of the genome of bread wheat, which is the most widely cultivated crop...


Tesla Shares Tumble 9% After Worrisome Elon Musk Interview

Tesla Inc's TSLA .O shares slumped 9 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told the New York Times he was under major emotional stre...


House Dems lay into FCC chair over false cyberattack claims

While not explicitly acknowledging his own misstatements to Congress , Pai sought to distance himself from responsibility one week ago by pinning the whole a...


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