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by | July 15, 2019 | 00:44

Or what about a 3rd-Generation Echo Dot for $22? Here's some of the gaming deals that you can get right now, although at the time of writing they're not directly associated with Prime Day; more of those are expected to appear from tomorrow.

by | July 14, 2019 | 01:17

House of Representatives Financial Services Committee on Wednesday. Similarly Bank of England governor Mark Carney recently weighed in on Facebook's Libra, claiming it must be meticulous from the very start . "It is called the United States Dollar!" he tweeted. The President may well be talking more about Libra than bitcoin , and his tweet more strategic than personal feelings of the moment.

by | July 13, 2019 | 00:44

The victor, and new Prime Minister, is expected to be announced on July 23. Jo Churchill MP is being blamed for a defeat that could allow MPs to block a no-deal Brexit after she forgot to cast her vote, The Times has reported. "I for one would be prepared to seek a judicial review to avoid parliament being bypassed", he said, predicting "a queue of people" would come forward.

by | July 12, 2019 | 01:12

New details about the 2020 iPhone have surfaced suggesting it will be a major upgrade over the current generation and reports indicate that it will come with a notch-less display. "Local production will give Apple the leeway to play with the margins of their distributors and indirectly price their phones lower", said Rushabh Doshi, a research director at tech consultancy Canalys.

by | July 12, 2019 | 01:03

Other Fed bankers lined up to speak this week are New York Fed President John Williams (NYSE:), St Louis Fed president James Bullard, Fed Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles, Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin and Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari.

by | July 12, 2019 | 01:01

They say a levy is needed because big, multinational internet companies such as Facebook (FB.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) are now able to book profits in low-tax countries like Ireland, no matter where the revenue originates. But this compromise failed to be agreed, leaving France to press ahead with its own tax which it introduced on 1 January 2019. The French government has been arguing that tech giants hardly pay any tax in France.

by | July 11, 2019 | 01:17

Global stock markets were steady Wednesday, with investors remaining cautious ahead of a closely watched congressional testimony by the chairman of the U.S. Observers said that while a big cut - of 50 basis points - has all but been dismissed, the Fed is expected to unveil at least a 25 point reduction at its next gathering this month.

by | July 10, 2019 | 00:59

Instagram has also announced that they will be releasing a feature which uses AI to flag potentially offensive comments and ask users if they want to follow through with posting the comments. Restricted users who send direct messages to their targets will see the conversation in their inbox but targets will not receive a notification for the new message and won't be able to see the conversation at all.

by | July 10, 2019 | 00:44

It's time to dust off that cow suit (assuming you have one, of course) - it's nearly Cow Appreciation Day . The offer can also be used on breakfast items during breakfast hours. Customers who dress up in any kind of cow apparel or perhaps waving a cowbell are eligible for a free entree for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Customers do not have to wear a full cow costume to receive their free meal.

by | July 08, 2019 | 01:08

Though no reason was officially given for Cetinkaya's dismissal, he had been at odds with the government about lowering interest rates, which he had hiked a year ago to support the rapidly weakening Turkish lira. They accuse the bank of failing policies due to the volatile lira and high inflation of the country. Turkish inflation fell to 15.72 percent in June from 18.71 percent in May, official statistics showed on Wednesday, the lowest rate in almost a year.

by | July 08, 2019 | 00:50

MacKenzie has now become the 22nd richest person in the world after receiving 19.7 million shares of Amazon stock in the divorce. "As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have made a decision to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends", said Jeff and MacKenzie in a joint statement.

by | July 06, 2019 | 00:46

India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives to present the 2019 budget in Parliament, New Delhi , India July 5, 2019. Sitharaman said foreign direct investment in aviation, media and insurance could be opened further after multi-stakeholder examination.

by | July 05, 2019 | 00:45

On paper, Von der Leyen ought to be able to secure those votes comfortably, but she may hit resistance in an assembly aggrieved that European Union leaders ignored the lead candidates from the main parliamentary blocs - the " Spitzenkandidaten " - in their horse-trading over top posts.

by | July 05, 2019 | 00:29

How about taking care of American Citizens first!? Medicare for all, including illegal immigrants, at a cost of over $32 trillion over 10 years, taxpayer-funded abortions, including transgenders, huh? We are fortunate to have President Donald Trump fighting for America's exceptionalism.

by | July 04, 2019 | 00:38

The 25 basis point cut was widely expected by economists and telegraphed by RBA Governor Philip Lowe, who had warned June's cut - the first move in nearly three years - may not be enough to move the needle on weak economic growth and a weakening jobs market.

by | July 02, 2019 | 00:35

The Russian President, Vladimir Putin reportedly said that the due deal is to be extended by 6-9 months, as oil prices have come under pressure from rising USA supplies & a slowing global economy. Prior to reimposition of the USA sanctions, Iran was the third-largest oil producer in OPEC . Benchmark Brent crude for September delivery jumped as much as 2.6 percent to $66.45 a barrel, while USA crude futures for August delivery were up 2.65 percent at $60.01 a barrel.

by | June 30, 2019 | 00:47

Beijing also wants the U.S.to lift all punitive tariffs and drop efforts to get China to buy even more USA exports than Beijing said it would when the two leaders last met in December, the WSJ said. Even before Donald Trump sat down with his Chinese counterpart, the USA president grabbed the headlines with a surprise tweet inviting Kim Jong Un to meet for a handshake at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.

by | June 29, 2019 | 01:15

Despite deepening uncertainties on trade, S&P had snapped its four-day long losing streak and added 0.38 percent to reach closer to its all-time-high of 2,924.92, while Nasdaq Composite added 0.73 percent to round off the day at 7,967.76 and trade-sensitive Dow Jones Industrial Average slightly fell by 0.04 percent to 26,526.58 at Thursday's (June 27th) market wind-down.

by | June 28, 2019 | 01:14

The senior administration official, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity, declined to give details about plans for the meeting, other than to say it would likely happen on the second day of the Friday-Saturday summit in Osaka. While prospects for detente in the trade war between the US and China are in the spotlight, many participating are calling for a broader perspective in tackling global crises.

by | June 27, 2019 | 00:31

The official Oman News Agency said in a statement: "In continuation of the Sultanate of Oman's supportive approach to the brotherly Palestinian people, the sultanate has chose to open a new diplomatic mission to the state of Palestine at the embassy level".