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by | March 22, 2019 | 02:28

The 12-member Federal Open Market Committee most recently voted to increase its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point, bringing it to a target range of between 2.25% and 2.5% in December. Futures contracts are also implying a 39 percent probability of a rate decrease by December 11, up from only 23 percent before the Fed's policy decision at 18:00 GMT on Wednesday.

by | March 21, 2019 | 00:55

Jurors in federal glyphosate multidistrict litigation in San Francisco found that that use of glyphosate caused non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the plaintiff, Edwin Hardeman. Bayer faces more than 11,000 USA lawsuits alleging that glyphosate causes cancer. Michael Baum, an attorney who represented Johnson, told Buzzfeed that the jury's verdict in the Hardeman case is "a huge win for all Roundup-induced National Hockey League claimants and a devastating loss for Bayer/Monsanto".

by | March 19, 2019 | 00:51

The president tweeted the following, saying Barra is blaming the UAW Union about the plant closure. Even as it closed the Lordstown plant, GM is continuing to manufacture the Cruze model in Mexico, Argentina and China, where the wages it pays workers are substantially less than the wages it was paying the Lordstown employees.

by | March 18, 2019 | 11:22

Brent and West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures reached four-months highs on Thursday, as a production curb agreement by OPEC and its partners along with USA sanctions on Iran and Venezuela tightened global supplies. OPEC's bearish demand outlook was offset by its apparent resolve to extend crude output cuts, agreed to by its members and allied producers, which have helped oil prices rise more than 20 percent this year.

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:43

Shares of Facebook were down more than 1.5 percent Thursday morning. Despite some early online rumors that the outages were the result of a distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attack - a type of hack in which attackers flood a company's network - Facebook said in another tweet that "the issue is not related to a DDoS attack".

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:31

With 15 days remaining until the U.K.is to leave the European Union, members of parliament have twice roundly rejected deals that Prime Minister Theresa May has put before them - and they've also rejected leaving without a deal. An amendment on a second referendum brought by a cross-party group of remainer MPs was voted down by 334 votes to 85. May gave them a boost on Wednesday, telling parliament: "We could leave with the deal which this government has negotiated, but subject to a ...

by | March 11, 2019 | 13:38

The injuries were "mostly bumps, bruises and cuts", Coleman said, though one person suffered a possible broken leg. Think your friends would be interested? "Then I see people start flying on the plane". Coleman said the passengers and some crew members were first treated inside an airport terminal. According to Storm Team A flight data, the plane flew directly in its approach to NY without making any deviations.

by | March 10, 2019 | 01:13

The move also comes amidst efforts to more tightly regulate social platforms such as Facebook and the way they handle data. He also said Facebook is fine with being banned in countries with weak data protection - hinting that it may finally stop trying to bring the social network to China , a notion confirmed by a Facebook senior official who spoke to BuzzFeed News.

by | March 08, 2019 | 00:54

Don't call Tesla's old charging cable (right) fat, but it does look a bit husky next to the new, liquid-cooled model (left). Once operational, it allows an electric vehicle to recharge at up to 250kW, which translates to 1,000 miles per hour, or 75 miles of charge in just five minutes.

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:53

Hwang said Moon has been "playing with words" when the president has described himself as a "driver" or "mediator" with regard to engagement with North Korea. Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, summarized the summit as a "spectacular failure" made all the worse by Trump's comments on "murder of an American citizen, Otto Warmbier".

by | March 03, 2019 | 01:12

The announcement isn't a huge surprise considering in a recent report L Brands announced their sales were down 3 percent in 2018. L Brands , the parent of Victoria's Secret, saw its share price fall 8 per cent after releasing disappointing results and halving its dividend payout.

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:08

A large crowd at the Wagah border had started converging from 6 am on Friday, waiting for a glimpse of the pilot, whose release was secured on Thursday when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that he will be returned to India as a "peace gesture" .

by | March 02, 2019 | 00:59

That adds an extra 20 miles of range and shaves the 0-to-60 time down to 5.3 seconds. While demand for the Model 3 was never an issue, numerous folks with outstanding reservations were hoping to get their hands on a $35,000 model. " Quite literally, you could buy a Tesla, drive several hundred miles for a weekend road trip with friends and then return it for free ". Coinciding with the price drop, Tesla is also bringing back its "full self-driving" feature after it removed it in ...

by | March 01, 2019 | 00:38

Diplomats said the US draft is likely to gain the minimum nine votes to force a likely Russian veto, while the Russian draft is expected to fail without the need for a USA veto. Bloody violence erupted at Venezuela's blockaged border last weekend as the country's security forces cracked down on opposition supporters trying to bring aid supplies across the bridge.

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:41

Tesla has not yet responded to The Daily Caller News Foundation's request for comment. Last week the Tesla CEO - who has been banned from tweeting about anything that can impact markets and/or his publicly traded company without approval from Tesla - just couldn't help himself.

by | February 25, 2019 | 01:15

The Australian dollar fell as much as 1.1 percent, the most in two weeks, to around 0.7086 on Thursday after the Reuters report . Brent crude futures were up 0.13 percent to $67.17. In the currency market, the Australian dollar was in the spotlight after Australia added more full-time employment in January as expected. BHP was down 0.42% in Sydney trading, while New Hope Corporation lost 3.55% and Yancoal was off 2.8%.

by | February 25, 2019 | 00:32

Seven different advertisers said they were not aware their ads were being served alongside anti-vaccination content that was found on channels such as VAXXED TV, LarryCook333, and iHealthTube, all of which have since been demonized by YouTube .

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:42

While many Tesla owners may not be happy about the reliability of their auto, Consumer Reports says those owners are generally satisfied with their electric vehicles. Model 3 buyers say they aren't satisfied. On the news, Tesla's stock took a dive, as investors continue riding the roller coaster that comes hand in hand with being in Elon Musk's passenger seat.

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:26

And we know he doesn't have any intentions of graduating right now , so the four-year scholarship doesn't do anything for him. Several NBA players are offering unsolicited advice to Duke star Zion Williamson after Williamson suffered what Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski called a mild knee sprain Wednesday night in a game against North Carolina .

by | February 21, 2019 | 01:28

Theresa May insisted she had made progress on the Brexit backstop last night amid signs that her deal could be put back before MPs next week. Britain is due to abruptly leave the European Union and all of its institutions on March 29 unless it agrees to the Brexit deal secured by Theresa May .