Sunday August 20-th, 2017

United States should stop the games with Iran nuclear agreement — Los Angeles Times United States should stop the games with Iran nuclear agreement — Los Angeles Times

The remarks come after the US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slap new sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea. President Donald Trump initially balked at signing off on the recommendation of key advisers, including Se...

Russian Alexander Vinnik accused of laundering £3bn in Bitcoin Russian Alexander Vinnik accused of laundering £3bn in Bitcoin

On July 26, 2017, The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ( FinCEN ) announced the assessment of a $110,003,312 civil money penalty against BTC-e, or Canton Business Corporation (BTC-e) for "willfully violating US anti-money laundering (AML) law...

Amazon adds Singapore to its same-day delivery empire Amazon adds Singapore to its same-day delivery empire

In what is seen as a direct assault on Alibaba ( BABA ), ecommerce giant Amazon ( AMZN ) has entered the Southeast Asian market by launching Prime Now in Singapore. The feature is part of its Prime membership that gives subscribers free shipping ...

RBI stops printing INR 2000 notes RBI stops printing INR 2000 notes

It had further suggested that there is excess cash lying in ATMs or in bank branches, mostly in the form of Rs 2,000 notes. The printing of new Rs 200 notes has been started in RBI's Mysuru printing press and the note may come into circulation ...

UP: Lizard found in food served to a passenger on-board Poorva Express UP: Lizard found in food served to a passenger on-board Poorva Express

Last week, in what was a bad news for people who prefer to have Railway food every time they travel, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), in its report, said the foodstuff served are not suitable for human consumption. The Railway ministry taki...

Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world

According to CNBC , Amazon's share price jumped by more than $15 overnight while Microsoft was down slightly. His total net worth has grown considerably over the past year thanks to his 17% share in Amazon and his ownership of the Washington...

Over 2500 products subject to shrinkflation over past five years Over 2500 products subject to shrinkflation over past five years

The ONS said the phenomenon of shrinkflation had not had an impact on the overall inflation figures. They have added 1.22 percentage points to the inflation rate of sugar, jam, syrups, chocolate and confectionary since 2012. The ONS collects pri...

Boko Haram: NNPC, UNIMAID confirm kidnap of 10 staff Boko Haram: NNPC, UNIMAID confirm kidnap of 10 staff

The latest attack has however cast a dark shadow on the prospect of the continuation of the exploration with renewed Boko Haram attacks and the increasing insecurity in the Lake Chad. The University of Maiduguri said some of its lecturers, who were...

Singapore's Grab raises $2.5 bil. led by SoftBank, Didi Chuxing Singapore's Grab raises $2.5 bil. led by SoftBank, Didi Chuxing

Uber had previously attempted to make inroads into the Chinese market, but sold off its local operations to Didi Chuxing a year ago for around $1 billion. As the most dominant on-demand transportation platform in southeast Asia, Grab has a mar...

Bharti Airtel's Q1 net profit drops 75 per cent Bharti Airtel's Q1 net profit drops 75 per cent

It's net income too took a big hit as it declined by 71.7% to Rs 373 crore during the quarter from Rs 1,319 crore in the same quarter a year ago. "Consolidated revenue is expected to increase 1.0% QoQ to Rs 221.6 billion with 110bps decline in EBITDA...

Neymar will make right decision amid PSG links - Kaka Neymar will make right decision amid PSG links - Kaka

Los Blancos midfielder Casemiro has seemingly added fuel to the fire by saying that his fellow countryman would be welcome at the Santiago Bernabeu if he wants to leave the Camp Nou. Wherever he plays the next few years, he will be great. It was ...

General Motors quarterly profit falls General Motors quarterly profit falls

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of General Motors from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. The dividend yi...

Custom burgers, $1 drinks boost McDonald's sales; shares jump Custom burgers, $1 drinks boost McDonald's sales; shares jump

The company said Tuesday that discounted drinks and a new line of pricier burgers helped boost sales in its flagship USA market by 3.9 percent at existing locations during the second quarter. McDonald's credited the gain to its efforts in improving c...

No apology from Fox in its battle with The New York Times No apology from Fox in its battle with The New York Times

Thomas told Herridge that an important lead on Baghdadi's whereabouts "was leaked in a prominent national newspaper about a week later and that lead went dead". The New York Times demanded Fox & Friends apologize for what a rep called the " malicio...

Germany's Big Three automakers' shares down over diesel emissions concerns Germany's Big Three automakers' shares down over diesel emissions concerns

Diesel-engine cars from all domestic and foreign vehicle brands equipped with engines created to meet Euro-6 and Euro-5 emissions standards, will be updated, the sources said. Mercedes has struggled to shake off allegations that it also tampered w...

International Monetary Fund cuts UK's 2017 growth forecast to 1.7% International Monetary Fund cuts UK's 2017 growth forecast to 1.7%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its gross domestic product (GDP) growth for Malaysia in 2017 to 4.8%, driven by favourable economic data from the country that has been coming through this year. According to the organization, marke...

Bank of America Picks Dublin as Post-Brexit EU Hub Bank of America Picks Dublin as Post-Brexit EU Hub

To view the full article, register now. Speaking in Dublin, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said: "Bank of America has operated in Ireland and engaged in the local community for nearly 50 years". Details of banks' Brexit arrangements are startin...

POLICE WARNING | Recalled airbag likely caused death in Cabramatta crash POLICE WARNING | Recalled airbag likely caused death in Cabramatta crash

A 58-year-old man was killed in a collision at Cabramatta on July 13 when his Honda CRV slammed into another vehicle at an intersection in Sydney's southwest. It is understood about 60 models are affected by the defective product which affects th...

Paysafe Receives Potential Takeover Bid Of GBP2.9 Billion Paysafe Receives Potential Takeover Bid Of GBP2.9 Billion

Paysafe Group has revealed receiving a conditional offer from Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners valuing the business at £2.9 billion. Paysafe Group, which provides payment processing and other tools to businesses and consumers, said in a stateme...

General Electric Makes Progress on Cost-Cutting General Electric Makes Progress on Cost-Cutting

Several analysts have recently commented on GE shares. Still, the stock could be in "in a state of limbo" until the review is finished, Deane Dray, analyst at RBC Capital Markets, said in a note. Immelt also offered a downbeat outlook for the o...

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