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Economy

China's commerce ministry warned that a 15pc tariff on 120 goods worth nearly $1 billion - including fresh fruit, nuts and wine - would be imposed if the United States fails to reach a "trade compensation agreement" within an unspecified time frame.
  • Gold futures settle higher on weakened USA dollar

    Gold futures settle higher on weakened USA dollar

    Economy

    New Fed Chairman Jerome Powell sounded somewhat more hawkish than expected at last week's semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress. But the solid growth outlook for the United States, which with the help of fiscal policy will to continue well into 2019, will motivate the Fed to hike interest rates four times this year, more than its most recent median projection suggests.
  • Gunman killed after barricade in restaurant near Princeton University

    Gunman killed after barricade in restaurant near Princeton University

    Economy

    Classes are now not in session, as Princeton is on its spring break. Negotiations with the gunman continued through the afternoon without a resolution. Grewal. "Law enforcement officials are negotiating with the man". As a precaution, the two campus buildings closest to the restaurant - Henry House and Scheide Caldwell House - were evacuated.
  • ITV cancel this week's Saturday Night Takeaway

    ITV cancel this week's Saturday Night Takeaway

    Economy

    The 42-year-old was breathalysed following a crash in his Mini in which a mother and her daughter were injured. It has not yet been confirmed whether he will appear live on the show this weekend. The Sun exclusively revealed Ant, 42, had been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Sunday . "A child from one of the cars was taken to hospital as a precaution".
  • The Final Stats From UMBC-Kansas State Were Really Ugly

    Economy

    Kansas State's first regional semifinal since 2010 and second since 1988 won't get much national mention, not with 98-year-old Sister Jean cheering on Loyola, Nevada's comeback for the ages against Cincinnati, or No. "We, of course, thought we were throwing our money down the drain", said Barger, 42, who works for an airline company in Washington, D.C. "It felt like my soul left my body, man", Grant said.
  • United Airlines flight diverted after third dog incident in single week

    Economy

    United offered compensation to all of its customers aboard the diverted flight. The incident was United's third dog-related mishap just this week; fortunately this time, it led to a happier conclusion than the first. Swindle has been in contact with the family in Japan, who have their dog back now. However, our flight attendant did not hear or understand her, and did not knowingly place the dog in the overhead bin.
  • Analytical Overview of Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB)

    Economy

    The stock decreased 9.32% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $9.34. About 25.63M shares traded. Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has risen 21.48% since March 17, 2017 and is uptrending. du Pont de Nemours and Com (NYSE:DD). 48,500 were reported by Cap Fund Mgmt. Its up 44.13% from 323,600 shares previously. Among 7 analysts covering TowerJazz ( NASDAQ:TSEM ), 6 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 1 Hold.
  • Nike brand president departs after 25 years

    Nike brand president departs after 25 years

    Economy

    Trevor Edwards discusses the Apple Watch with Nike + during a media event in San Francisco Thomson Reuters (Reuters) - Nike Inc's brand President Trevor Edwards has resigned immediately, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, hours after the world's largest shoe maker said the executive would retire in August.
  • Does Your Bottled Water Contain Plastic?

    Does Your Bottled Water Contain Plastic?

    Economy

    This variability is "similar to what is seen when we sample open bodies of water " for microplastic pollution, said Sherri Mason , leading microplastics researcher from the State University of NY at Fredonia. Some of the larger pieces were identified as polypropylene, common plastic found in bottle caps. Most bottled waters available pride themselves on being pure, clean, fresh and safe, making it one of the most profitable beverages in the world, according to the report .
  • Spring Statement: UK GDP revised up for 2018

    Spring Statement: UK GDP revised up for 2018

    Economy

    Coinciding with the spring statement , the Treasury also released the results of its consultation into the tax treatment of heated tobacco products. Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell asked "How many people have to die waiting in an ambulance before he acts?" Nodding to his "Eeyore" nickname, Mr Hammond said he was "positively Tigger-like" about the state of the economy.