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Iran, Lebanon take steps against Israel nuclear ‘threat’

Israel is upgrading and reinforcing its nuclear sites in light of "repeated and explicit threats" made by Iran and its proxies to attack them, a nuclear offic...


[H]ardOCP: John Hancock to Drop Traditional Insurance Policy for Interactive Life Insurance

The health insurance company initially made this type of policy available in 2015, according to NBC News . "For centuries, the insurance model has primarily ...


'Nobody took charge', says major report on rail timetable chaos

Timetables have been rewritten a few times since then in repeated efforts to retrieve the situation. He added: "Central to the issues were that good intention...


UK regulator fines Equifax Ltd 500,000 pounds for 2017…

Equifax added that it cooperated fully throughout the investigation . The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO ) has imposed the fine following an i...


NAFTA Deal Not Yet in Sight, Canada Stands Firm on Auto Tariffs

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet again Thursday . Freeland plans to return to Canada on ...


Australian Regulator Warns Retail Investors against "Misleading" Cryptocurrency ICOs

It is similar to crowdfunding, except that the company issues a cryptocurrency and sells the tokens to investors to raise money. In five other separate matter...


US, Mexico 'very, very close' to reaching deal without Canada

The 232 tariffs are among the remaining question marks of the bilateral deal the USA already struck with Mexico. "Hopefully at the last minute they come in, but...


Woolworths announces 'drought relief milk range' to help dairy farmers

Woolworths and Coles have announced a temporary milk levy to help farmers affected by drought. HOURS after Woolworths announced a special drought relief milk ...


Jack Ma makes a grim prediction about US-China trade war

China placed tariffs on about $60 billion worth of US products the next day as previously planned, though it reduced the size of the tariffs. "The promise was...


Walmart warns President Trump trade war with China could force prices up

Earlier this week, Trump escalated his trade war with China by imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, including consumer pr...


Thousands affected by technical glitch at Barclays bank

Later the bank put a statement on its website saying: "We're sorry if you're unable to access online banking, telephone banking, or use some parts of our app". ...


People Can't Believe These Taped-Up, Dirty-Looking Sneakers Cost $530

More than 40 million Americans live in poverty, according to the USA census, but consumers of all kinds weighed in on the shoes this week. Some other Twitter ...


Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Preparing for Next Upside Wave

At the time of writing, XRP/USD traded 0.88 percent lower at $0.31678. Tether (USDT) traded down 0% against the dollar and now trades at $1.00 or 0.00015621...


Housing market slows as London price fall weighs on market

The fall came as it was revealed that the rate of inflation jumped to 2.7 percent in August, meaning shop prices again outstripped rises in wages. The annual ...


Alibaba founder: Trade war killed plan of 1M new US jobs

Beijing is reportedly looking at lowering import tariffs on global trading partners, which could include the U.S. The move is part of an effort to lift econom...


Markets Right Now: Stocks push through record highs

Chipmakers Intel (INTC.O) and Micron (MU.O) rose 1.1 percent and 3.6 percent. But the equity market's early take on the latest moves was that they were mostly b...


Blockchain startup Ripple set to launch new crypto-based product xRapid

According to proponents, implementation of xRapid shall no doubt draw extra demand for XRP , the liquidity tool. "I am very confident that in the next on...


NSW boy arrested for inserting needles in strawberries as prank

Most are thought to be pranks or jokes on social media, but at least two minors have been questioned by police for carrying out hoaxes. Woolworths announced...


New Dream Job Alert: Pizza oven manufacturer seeks paid pizza taster

Have you ever wanted to get paid to eat pizza? "These roles will be a unique mix of recipe development, product testing and brand ambassadorship - pizza, pizza,...


Tesla Model 3 earns ideal 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA

The last picture is from the NHTSA's rollover test of the Model 3 , a test created to measure "the risk of rollover in a single-vehicle, loss-of-control scenar...


MP Leona Alleslev Leaves Liberal Caucus, Crosses Floor To Conservatives

On September 17, Allesley suddenly announced she was quitting the Liberal Party to join the Conservatives because of concerns about how the government was handl...


Brexit was sold by 'liars': European Union leaders reject May's plan

Donald Tusk , the president of the European Council. "Europe isn't an a la carte menu", said French President Emmanuel Macron . The entire Brexit project was...


Cannabis stock is so hot it's smoking

The company and a researcher at the University of California San Diego believe this is the first export of a cannabis product from a Canadian company to the US,...


Highlights: EU leaders' comments ahead of summit in Austria

May had gone to Salzburg and pitched Chequers in person to the EU27, hoping for encouraging words for her plan, which seeks to smooth the path for post-Brexit t...


Trump says OPEC producers must bring prices down

US President Donald Trump resumed his criticism of OPEC, saying the cartel "must get prices down now!" Fears over supply shortages have boosted crude prices i...


An Amazon announcement in Chicago - but not the big one

The high-tech stores-Amazon runs three in its Seattle hometown-are part of the online retail giant's push into brick and mortar, which also includes the company...


Top Ten US Bank Joins Ripple Blockchain RippleNet for Cross-Border Payments

Powered by XRP , xRapid is created to facilitate real-time payments for banking payment rails and on-demand liquidity. Notably, the price of the bank's sto...


India set to pay for Iranian oil using rupee from November

Some sanctions took effect from August 6 while those affecting the oil and banking sectors will start from November 4. Tsukioka, who also serves as chairman o...


Britain, EU are close to achieving orderly Brexit deal: May

If we were to go back on that vote, it would destroy trust in politicians'. He told radio station LBC that "we now need the European Union side to move in our...


Danske Bank CEO quits in $234 billion money laundering scandal

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that US law enforcement agencies were also investigating money laundering flows through Danske Bank. And ...


At least 30 people hurt after Jet Airways plane loses cabin pressure

The plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport approximately one hour after it took off due to low air...


Amazon could open 3,000 cashierless Go stores by 2021

At present, the two older locations have salads, sandwiches, snacks, and a small range of groceries; the newer ones don't offer groceries at present. Amazon ...


Alibaba Pulling Back on Million US Job Proposal Due to Trade War

Reiterating the need to focus on long-term plans instead of short-term ones, Ma called the growing dispute a "huge opportunity" and said: "If Alibaba cannot...


Donald Trump to Carolina Storm Victims: 'Our Hearts Break for You'

Trump asked a homeowner with a flood-damaged boat in his front yard. With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, the president was focused on cri...


Cryptocurrency Exchanges At Risk Of Manipulation

In the aforementioned report , Underwood claimed that Binance , Kraken , Gate.io , three leading platforms in the cryptosphere, could be in violation of a s...


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