• Foetus found on American Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport
Foetus found on American Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport

According to sources, Flight 1942 from Charlotte, North Carolina, arrived at Terminal B on Monday around 10:44 p.m. While an NYC Medical Examiner is investigating the cause of the baby's death, American Airlines tweeted that Terminal B could experience delays Tuesday morning.

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  • Oil supported as new hedges placed, but higher supplies weigh
Oil supported as new hedges placed, but higher supplies weigh

In the previous week, total US inventories rose 3.8 million barrels, while supplies at Cushing fell 1.3 million barrels. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading up 0.3% at $69.16 a barrel. Official data from Russian Federation on Thursday showed that the country's oil output rose by 150,000 barrels per day ...

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  • China urges U.S. to 'calm down' after latest tariff threat
China urges U.S. to 'calm down' after latest tariff threat

It's unclear if the Chinese government is purposely pushing the value of its currency down or if that has been a market-based reaction to concerns about how USA tariffs could hurt China's economy. "If the United States takes further actions to escalate, China will retaliate , resolutely protecting our fair and legitimate rights", he added. Threa...

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  • Retailers Cash in on Sales Tax Holiday Weekend
Retailers Cash in on Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

In April, Gov. Scott Walker used a partial veto to extend the period to five days. It wasn't a holiday from work, but the sales tax holiday weekend in Tennessee has many retailers smiling today. Exempted items during tax-free weekend include shoes and clothing under $100 per item, computers under $1,000, computer hardware under $500 and ...

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  • Apple reaches $1,000,000,000,000 value
Apple reaches $1,000,000,000,000 value

A year ago its sales hit $229bn, with profits of $48.4bn, making it the most profitable listed USA company. Other technology companies with high-flying, trendy stocks are expected to join Apple in the $1 trillion club before long. Since 1980, IBM, Exxon Mobil, General Electric and Microsoft have also alternated as the largest publicly listed ...

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  • Facebook market value plunges $119 billion
Facebook market value plunges $119 billion

Both the slower growth forecast and heavier spending reflect problems largely of Facebook's own making. And for those hoping for a swift bounce back, the company told Wall Street the numbers won't get any better this year. Factors contributing to Facebook's slowing sales growth include currency-exchange rates, compared with "the tailwinds we ...

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  • USDA to provide $12bn to United States farmers in response to tariffs
USDA to provide $12bn to United States farmers in response to tariffs

Trump told workers gathered at U.S. Steel's Granite City Works' Steel Coil Warehouse that other countries were able to target U.S. workers and companies and steal U.S. But they also exact a toll on domestic companies and consumers through higher prices on imported goods when American trading partners retaliate. But there are special factors behin...

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  • Proposed Farm Bailout Could Affect Area Farmers
Proposed Farm Bailout Could Affect Area Farmers

Juncker said the two sides will not impose any new tariffs as the talks are ongoing. Colorado farmers like Robert Sakata say they'd rather have trade than aid, but with plummeting commodity prices, they need relief. It said trading nations like New Zealand work best when everyone agrees on the rules of worldwide commerce, and uncertainty ca...

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  • Trump to offer US farmers billions to ease trade pain
Trump to offer US farmers billions to ease trade pain

President Trump indicated that countries are finally coming to the negotiating table over trade tariffs. That's according to two people who have been briefed on the plan who spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of a formal announcement.

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  • State governors caught in crossfire of Trump’s trade war
State governors caught in crossfire of Trump’s trade war

The Chinese government has already said it will complain to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and respond to the USA with countermeasures. China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to jointly work to safeguard the rules-based worldwide order, promote multilateralism and support free trade.

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  • U.S. crude oil production hit record level in June
U.S. crude oil production hit record level in June

At 0915 GMT, September WTI crude oil futures are trading $68.30, up $0.06 or +0.10% and September Brent crude oil is at $73.08, up $0.50 or +0.69%. Ever since Donald Trump pulled the USA out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the U.S.

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  • US Government Revives Effort to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger
US Government Revives Effort to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger

AT&T General Counsel David McAtee issued a statement defending the original ruling . "The Government has had this merger on hold", he wrote, as "the video programming and distribution industry has continued to evolve at a breakneck pace".

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  • Fox raises Sky offer to US$32 billion
Fox raises Sky offer to US$32 billion

Comcast believes finding such partners will not only allow it to argue that it can win antitrust approval for the Fox assets as easily as Disney , but will also boost its finances as its prepares to make a second all-cash offer later this month, the sources said.

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  • Johnson and Davis resignations 'matters for Theresa May'
Johnson and Davis resignations 'matters for Theresa May'

Brexit secretary David Davis resigned late on Sunday night and Boris Johnson followed suit on Monday, resigning as foreign secretary less than 24 hours later. Some Conservative Party lawmakers warned they would not tolerate a betrayal of Brexit . Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of the influential pro-Brexit European Research Group of Tory MPs...

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  • Oil falls as Trump urges OPEC to reduce prices
Oil falls as Trump urges OPEC to reduce prices

Some members should remember that the United States is defending them for little reciprocal benefits, he added . Top exporter Saudi Arabia told OPEC it had raised oil output by nearly 500,000 barrels per day last month, OPEC sources said , a sign Riyadh wants to make up for shortages elsewhere and dampen prices.

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  • Will Saudi Arabia boost oil production?
Will Saudi Arabia boost oil production?

The cabinet affirmed the kingdom's readiness to use its spare capacity when needed to deal with any future changes in oil supply and demand rates in coordination with other producing countries. would constitute a breach of the agreement". Now global oil prices have recovered to 2014 levels, OPEC has agreed to relax curbs and Saudi Arabia must decid...

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  • 'Impeach 45' apparel leads to Walmart boycott threats
'Impeach 45' apparel leads to Walmart boycott threats

The T-shirts weren't being sold by Wal-Mart itself, but by third-party sellers including Old Glory and Teespring Inc. "These items were sold by third-party sellers on our open marketplace and were not offered directly by Walmart", a company spokesperson told Yahoo Lifestyle .

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  • China is pressuring the European Union into an anti-US trade alliance
China is pressuring the European Union into an anti-US trade alliance

Mr Trump has implemented billions of dollars in tariffs targeted at China , Canada, Mexico and the European Union , saying such moves are needed to offset trade imbalances. "They treat us very unfairly", Trump said qualifying his remarks. The EU sent comments to the US for consideration in the Department of Commerce investigation into whether...

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  • How to Get the Best Amazon Prime Day Deals
How to Get the Best Amazon Prime Day Deals

Every day leading up to Prime Day, Amazon will be releasing exclusive offers and deals . Prime Day will start on 16 July at 21:00 SA time, and will run for 30 hours. To celebrate Amazon Prime Day 2018 , the commercial giant is offering the games through the streaming service, and anyone who has an Amazon Prime account can benefit.

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  • 5 reasons to love the LeBron James signing
5 reasons to love the LeBron James signing

Despite his advancing years and the wear and tear on his body, James remains the game's most dominant player - and one of sports highest-paid. The Lakers deal, which reportedly includes a player option for the fourth year, will give the young team the ability to grow gradually as the storied franchise attempts to assemble a squad to challenge...

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