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Economy

You know that". They very much want to do it. Officials described a high-stakes scramble, with an uncertain ending, as Trump presses his advisers to move ahead with the goal of meeting on June 12, despite concerns among top national security staff there isn't enough time to prepare.
  • Milestone for oil prices as Wall St ends a choppy day

    Milestone for oil prices as Wall St ends a choppy day

    Economy

    Crude oil prices whipsawed first moving higher as Brent oil prices broke through 80-per barrel and then moving lower only to rebound into the close. Crude prices have received broad support from voluntary supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) aimed at tightening the market.
  • Investors May Be the Losers in CBS-Redstone Feud

    Investors May Be the Losers in CBS-Redstone Feud

    Economy

    CBS Corp . on Monday asked a court to block controlling shareholder Shari Redstone from interfering at a special meeting of its board called to consider a merger with Viacom . The stock decreased 4.90% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $28.74. Viacom has made it no secret that it wants Moonves at the helm of a combined company, but the talks between the two have hit an impasse regarding the line of succession.
  • Memorial Day travel expected to be the highest in 12 years

    Memorial Day travel expected to be the highest in 12 years

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    Prices in Rockford are 55 cents higher than they were at this time past year, and 18 cents higher than a month ago. "Higher gas prices will not be enough to keep travelers home this Memorial Day weekend", AAA Assistant Vice President of Travel Sales Development Vicky Evans said in a statement.
  • Trump says he wants the Commerce Department to lift ZTE's export ban

    Trump says he wants the Commerce Department to lift ZTE's export ban

    Economy

    United States commentators say the tone of the tweet is a dramatic shift for Mr Trump, who has consistently accused China of stealing U.S. jobs. It's surprising to see this action confirmed by the President, and such concern over Chinese jobs given that the US Department of Commerce is ostensibly protecting US interests in enforcing its technology export sanctions.
  • Walmart to open 50 new stores in India

    Walmart to open 50 new stores in India

    Economy

    This brings an end to the era of Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in Flipkart. Although many sellers that TechCircle spoke to are excited about the global market opportunities and sourcing afforded by the Walmart deal, some are equally wary of the United States retailer's global strategy to rebrand and sell white-label products, and to aggressively supply its own private labels.
  • Uber Teams Up With US Army to Create Flying Taxis

    Uber Teams Up With US Army to Create Flying Taxis

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    The announcement of NASA's involvement occurred at Uber's latest Elevate summit , where Uber revealed concept images of what their flying vehicles could look like. One was an all-electric multi-rotor aircraft that uses stacked rotors to lift off vertically, but it can travel at more than 186 miles per hour because of its airplane-like body.
  • Rihanna Unveils Her Savage X Fenty Lingerie Line!

    Rihanna Unveils Her Savage X Fenty Lingerie Line!

    Economy

    Rihanna wowed onlookers with a hologram version of herself at the launch party of her hotly-anticipated lingerie collection. It includes more risqué lingerie, including cup-less bodysuits, half-cut bras, and open-back bikini bottoms. Higher priced items, such as corsets, rompers, jumpsuits, and robes, still all come in under $100, ranging from $69 to $99. You can take risks with lingerie.
  • Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot can find its way around an office

    Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot can find its way around an office

    Economy

    Yes, you can say that about most displays of Boston Dynamics robots, but this one even more so. The robot is able to move around on rough terrain and jump over objects using stereo vision, range sensing and other sensors. This clip of the SpotMini robot running around the office showcases just how well this quadruped robot can navigate even the trickiest of scenarios.