Economy

On a visit to the border between North and South Korea earlier in the day, Pence reiterated that the USA "era of strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over. Pence says, "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve". "There is an worldwide consensus now, including the Chinese leadership, that this is a situation that just can not continue".
  • US Broadband Privacy Rules Officially Repealed By Trump

    US Broadband Privacy Rules Officially Repealed By Trump

    Economy

    President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill that wipes away rules passed by the FCC previous year to protect data and privacy for customers utilizing Internet Service Providers. This bill to overturn the FCC rules was already passed by the House and Senate . The polarizing repeal of broadband privacy rules is said to be a prelude to a larger legal fight against net neutrality rules that the FCC will likely be looking to repeal later this year under the Trump-appointed Chairman Ajit ...
  • United Airlines issues new crew booking policy

    Economy

    He represents Dr. David Dao, a 69-year-old passenger who didn't want to give up his seat last week on a flight from O'Hare International Airport. The new policy says crews traveling on United aircraft must be booked at least 60 minutes before a flight's scheduled departure.
  • Damian Lillard thinks Blazers can take down Warriors

    Economy

    Who is going to win the battle? And Lillard's a really confident player who handles snubs with great vengeance and furious anger. On a day Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum put on a dazzling display of shot-making for Portland, the NBA's top-seeded team of superstars found its touch down the stretch and defended with objective.
  • Sensex down 88 points on global weakness

    Sensex down 88 points on global weakness

    Economy

    The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) inched down by 11.50 points or 0.13 per cent closed at 9,139.30 points. Mumbai: Snapping the previous two weekly gains, the benchmark Sensex fell 245.16 points to 29,461.45, while the broader Nifty cracked the key 9,200-level to finish at 9,150.80.
  • VP Pence says US commitment to Korea "iron-clad"

    Economy

    He says there was a "period of patience" over the years but "the era of strategic patience is over". It has said it has developed and would launch a missile that can strike the mainland United States but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the necessary technology.
  • United Airlines issues a new policy requiring crews to be booked

    United Airlines issues a new policy requiring crews to be booked

    Economy

    A Canadian man is now seeking compensation from United Airlines after claiming he was stung by a scorpion last week while eating dinner on the flight, ABC News reports. Walton thinks Delta could be the first of many . He said he couldn't imagine many situations in which people wouldn't jump at almost $10,000. If Delta paid $9,950 to every person it bumped involuntarily previous year, that would total $12 million.
  • Russian Federation challenges U.S. to prove chemical attack in Syria

    Economy

    Details of the meeting were not released. Lavrov says Russian Federation has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas coming from the U.S. Secretary Tillerson delivers an opening statement at a joint press availability with #Russia 's FM Lavrov in #Moscow . Putin responded by maintaining Moscow's dubious defense that Damascus had given up its chemical weapons and that the deaths were either the result of Syrian government airstrikes hitting rebel ...
  • Tesla's electric semi truck will be revealed in September

    Economy

    With this said, Musk did say that truck drivers will still be needed for 'a few years' and therefore, Tesla Semi could possibly not be fully autonomous with the first generation. In trading Monday, Tesla's shares increased to an all-time high of $313.73 on Nasdaq early in the day. In a Monday letter, the group prodded Tesla to grow up and improve its governance, which got blasted previous year when Musk pushed through a merger between Tesla and SolarCity, a money-losing ...
  • Sculptor of NYC's 'Charging Bull' to challenge 'Fearless Girl' placement

    Sculptor of NYC's 'Charging Bull' to challenge 'Fearless Girl' placement

    Economy

    The artist and his lawyer argued that the other statue should be moved to a different location where it didn't hinge on Di Modica's work. "The bull represents mean and power", said Romanian student Cristina Pogorevici. Visbal's work was also installed in the middle of the night, though this time, with a permit. The artist, who has previously called the statue an " advertising trick ", believes that the " Fearless Girl " changes the meaning of his piece into something negative, thus ...
  • File your income tax returns today, BIR reminds Filipinos

    File your income tax returns today, BIR reminds Filipinos

    Economy

    The usual April 15 deadline falls on Saturday this year. But because the District of Columbia will observe Emancipation Day on Monday, taxpayers have a reprieve until Tuesday. Get Transcript - Taxpayers can view their tax transcript, a tax return summary, online or order it by mail. If you do not they will charge a late filing penalty of $50.
  • Charging Bull Artist Wants Removal of Fearless Girl Statue

    Economy

    Di Modica meant his bull to stand alone-now, it's as if Visbal and New York City have made a solo piece a diptych without his consent. "Fearless Girl" was the brainchild of investment bank State Street Global Advisors and McCann marketing agency, which presented her as an emblem of women's empowerment within the financial sector.