European Union imposes 880 million-euro fine upon Scania

The truck cartel fixed factory prices for trucks between 1997 and 2011 and also coordinated when producers would introduce technology to curb emissions from trucks and how they'd pass on the costs of that technology to customers, the European Union s... More..

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Equifax CEO and chairman Richard Smith 'retires' after massive security breach
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Equifax CEO and chairman Richard Smith 'retires' after massive security breach

A spokeswoman for the Senate Banking Committee said that panel's October 4 hearing remains scheduled as planned. Equifax faces dozens of legal claims over the breach, which the US Federal Trade Commiss...More..

Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to China this week for talks on how to defuse the perilous nuclear stand-off with North Korea. The UN North Korea sanctions committee has scaled up a list of co...More..

Bright Light in Sky Seen in Iran Was Russian Missile: Commander
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Bright Light in Sky Seen in Iran Was Russian Missile: Commander

Iranian state television released a video Friday of a supposed launch of a medium-range missile shortly after it was shown off at a Tehran military parade. When operational, such missiles can carry multiple war...More..

Pets Rescued From Virgin Islands
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Pets Rescued From Virgin Islands

Others met at Gear's farm to take them to their new homes in places like Boston, Pittsburgh and Charlotte, North Carolina, Gear and the rescue groups consider the animals to be highly adoptable, even considerin...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

To Russia with love for Man Utd's Mkhitaryan

The speedy attacking midfielder was born in Yerevan in January 1989 and speaks fluent, accent-free Russian. They beat Basel 3-0 in their Champions League opener, but Mourinho criticised his players for ...More..

Trump deleted tweets promoting Luther Strange after embarrassing Alabama Senate primary loss
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Trump deleted tweets promoting Luther Strange after embarrassing Alabama Senate primary loss

The president appeared to have deleted another tweet urging Alabama voters to vote for unusual. When Former Sen. Jeff Sessions became Attorney General to Trump Administration, Luther Strange took ...More..

European rail deal fulfils Macron vision, French fear for jobs
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

European rail deal fulfils Macron vision, French fear for jobs

The new business will be based and listed in France and will be run by a French chief executive officer, the people said. The combined company to be called Siemens Alstom will have US$18 billion in revenues ...More..

Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says

Testifying before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his reappointment to the top Pentagon post , Dunford was asked about recent military assessments of Kim Jong-un's ability to threaten the USA wi...More..

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Let Women Drive
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Let Women Drive

In this documentary, The Times's Mona El-Naggar takes us inside the ultraconservative kingdom and into the largely inaccessible world of Saudi women. She now lives in Australia. Saudi King Salman has ordere...More..

UK Labour Government Would Bring PFI Contracts
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

UK Labour Government Would Bring PFI Contracts "Back In-House"

Although no election is due until 2022, it is preparing for Theresa May's Conservative minority government to fall much sooner. We have already pledged that there will be no new PFI deals signed by us. Sh...More..

Prices for Iranian crude exceed $53 per barrel
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Prices for Iranian crude exceed $53 per barrel

For the third quarter so far, Brent and WTI are up about 17% or so. Shale oil wells were being drilled but not being completed as the drillers are running into a brick wall with logistics were not making mone...More..

Watching Maria: Tropical Storm Watch In Effect for NC Coast
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Watching Maria: Tropical Storm Watch In Effect for NC Coast

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Outer Banks with the potential of 50 miles per hour winds and a 2-4 foot storm surge. As of 5 a.m. Tuesday , the storm was 210 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras ...More..

Mattis Comes to India
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Mattis Comes to India

She said , security situation in Afghanistan and maritime security in Indian ocean were discussed . Mattis is due to arrive in India late Monday and will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India's ne...More..

Canyon fire prompts smoke advisory for parts of Orange, Riverside counties
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Canyon fire prompts smoke advisory for parts of Orange, Riverside counties

The Canyon Fire was described as a "vegetation fire" by the Orange County Fire Authority. The so-called Canyon Fire was 5 percent contained as the sun rose over a burn area that straddled Orange and Riversi...More..

AAA: TN gas prices on a steady decline
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

AAA: TN gas prices on a steady decline

Good news for Tennessee drivers, according to AAA. According to GasBuddy , prices have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.41 per gallon average price. IN and MI tied for the largest declines ...More..

Mann Ki Baat a chance to know people's hopes, complaints: Modi
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mann Ki Baat a chance to know people's hopes, complaints: Modi

More than 2,000 delegates will attend what has been described by senior party leaders as an "extended National Executive" to mark the end of a year-long exercise to commemorate Deendayal Upadhyaya's 100th birth...More..

Iran could walk away from JCPOA if USA scraps it: Zarif
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Iran could walk away from JCPOA if USA scraps it: Zarif

In case the United States leader doesn't recertify the nuclear agreement in mid-October, Tehran will consider options in response. When asked what is his message to President Trump, Zarif said, "I think it ...More..

BJP is not able to give people what they want: Rahul
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

BJP is not able to give people what they want: Rahul

Farmers were badly hit, as they do not do transactions through phone or debit card. "They use cash to buy seeds or pay to farm laborers", said Gandhi. When we got independence, we did not have many good schools...More..

Iraq Kurds defy Baghdad in historic independence vote
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Iraq Kurds defy Baghdad in historic independence vote

There were fewer billboards celebrating the referendum, reflecting resentment that a yes vote could be seen as a plebiscite for the Kurdish leader. Washington and many Western countries have also called for...More..

US, North Korea war of words worries China
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

US, North Korea war of words worries China

On Monday, Ri escalated the threat. Ri made the comments to reporters in NY. North Korea, which has remained technically at war with the United States since the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a truce and not a...More..

Cell service still scarce in Puerto Rico as NYers try to connect
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Cell service still scarce in Puerto Rico as NYers try to connect

She announced she was also working with Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank star Mark Cuban and Dallas Mavericks Puerto Rican player J.J. Barea to send over two airplanes filled with supplies and genera...More..

Good News For Nigeria As Oil Prices Hit $57
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Good News For Nigeria As Oil Prices Hit $57

Improving global growth, especially in emerging economies and the eurozone, is also pushing up oil prices by increasing demand for energy, while the damage to USA shale output in the wake of Tropical Storm Ha...More..

Chelsea Manning says she's been 'banned' from Canada
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Chelsea Manning says she's been 'banned' from Canada

Chelsea Manning , the former us intelligence analyst convicted for leaking thousands of classified documents, says Canada's citizenship and immigration minister won't let her enter the country. It notes that th...More..

Poppy ban to be lifted by FIFA after talks with global federations
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Poppy ban to be lifted by FIFA after talks with global federations

Not before time, Federation Internationale de Football Association is set to back down and lift its ban on British national teams displaying the poppy symbols on shirts and armbands to honour the war dead of Wo...More..