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by | August 30, 2018 | 13:59

The lira firmed against the USA dollar in thin holiday trade on Friday, after having hit a record low of 7.24 to the dollar earlier this month. Investors will turn their attention in the afternoon to a meeting between Finance Minister Berat Albayrak and his French counterpart in Paris, after which they are scheduled to make a statement at 1330 GMT.

by | August 30, 2018 | 13:54

Approved carry-on bags and one personal item are still free. For years, the airlines checked the first bag for free, but that policy largely ended across the industry by 2014. Southwest Airlines Co.is the only large US airline that doesn't charge for a single checked suitcase. The airline did now not introduce them unless 2015.That switch left Southwest as basically the most handy carrier offering two free checked baggage .JetBlue is never always alone in looking to enhance earnings in ...

by | August 30, 2018 | 10:55

At the same time, the move will also impact Uber's bottom line , as the company makes more money on auto trips than it does on bike and scooter rentals. Khosrowshahi noted that down the road, drivers are more likely to be requested for longer rides that result in bigger paychecks on clearer roads. He added: 'We are willing to trade off short-term per-unit economics for long-term higher engagement.

by | August 30, 2018 | 09:33

Facebook says page are eligible for Ad Breaks , for example, if they've been creating 3-minute videos that have generated more than 30,000 1-minute views in total over the past two months. Publishers and creators can check their eligibility and get started here. Facebook Watch is going to be available everywhere, including on your desktop, mobile and even in your living room with apps for Apple TV, Samsung Smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xbox One, and Oculus TV.

by | August 30, 2018 | 04:16

Following US President Donald Trump's exit from an global accord that would curb Iran's nuclear ambitions, European powers have been scrambling to ensure Iran continues to get the economic benefits needed to keep it in the nuclear deal alive.

by | August 30, 2018 | 00:44

The contraction in the oil and gas sector stood at about -3.95 per cent, compared to about 14.77 per cent recorded in the first quarter and 3.53 per cent in the corresponding period in 2017. He said financial services and trade were critical to the recovery of the Nigerian economy and the government needed to provide further incentives to enhance growth in the two sectors.

by | August 29, 2018 | 22:12

In a series of back-and-forth tweets with a Twitter user named Yoda , Musk asked: "You don't think it's odd he hasn't sued me?" British diver Vern Unsworth, who earlier this year helped lead the rescue of a dozen Thai children and their soccer coach after they got trapped in a cave, is preparing legal action against Tesla CEO Elon Musk , who smeared him as a pedophile on Twitter.

by | August 29, 2018 | 19:28

The total value of SBNs in circulation as on November 8th, 2016 was 15417.93 Billion which means almost all (99.15%) banned notes were deposited back indicating that the Demonetization is a big failure. 500 and Rs. 1,000, respectively". "The total value of SBNs returned from circulation is Rs 15,310.73 billion" the RBI report said. "Remember who had said that Rs 3 lakh crore will not come back and that will be a gain for the government?" he said, taking a dig at PM Modi.

by | August 28, 2018 | 20:52

Mexico's peso strengthened against the USA dollar, as did the Canadian dollar, while the United States dollar index weakened slightly. All three countries are critical for businesses with supply chains that span the North America. The sides also agreed that 40-45 percent of cars must be made at "high wage" factories where workers receive $16 an hour in order to receive duty-free treatment, something that could deter off-shoring United States auto manufacturing to Mexico.

by | August 28, 2018 | 17:44

The use of AI here is peculiar for sure, mainly because the majority of Go users don't have good internet connections and their devices are likely not powerful enough to tackle on-device machine learning. The Google Go app will now pull up any web page in English, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, and Tamil, and simply listen to it with each word lighting up as it's read.

by | August 28, 2018 | 17:38

A final deal would need sign-off from Canada , the third country in the treaty, which governs more than $US1 trillion ($NZ1.49t) in annual trade . "They want to talk", Mr Trump said. The agreement between the USA and Mexico on Monday was a significant marker in the yearlong effort to renegotiate the trilateral trade pact, sweeping away key obstacles impacting the U.S.

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:39

President Donald Trump has said it's not the right time for trade negotiations with China, denting expectations for a near-term deal after a breakthrough agreement between the USA and Mexico. But the country has in the past insisted that it would not be bullied into accepting a deal without working through its areas of concern and it seems likely the Friday deadline will pass without a new agreement in place.

by | August 28, 2018 | 11:25

Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit. . Toyota announced at CES in January that it is working with Amazon, ride-hailing companies Uber and Didi, automaker Mazda, and Pizza Hut to develop an electric autonomous shuttle that can be used to deliver people or packages.

by | August 28, 2018 | 10:23

Trump has rejected other multi-national deals, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (another trade pact) and the Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation, expressing a strong preference for one-on-one negotiations on trade and other matters with countries.

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:59

Trump made these comments during an oddly riveting televised event from the White House, where he had Mexico's outgoing president , Enrique Peña Nieto , on speakerphone. The U.S. and Mexico have been negotiating over the NAFTA for months. Adam Austen also wrote in an email that Canada would continue to work toward a modernized NAFTA.

by | August 28, 2018 | 07:36

He explained that the IMF's estimates of the rapid growth of the Saudi economy in the coming years is based on the expectations of the continuing of a wide range of reforms, and it does not include the impact of Saudi oil giant Aramco's IPO.

by | August 27, 2018 | 21:55

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Monday that they plan to send a Mexico-U.S. deal to Congress by Friday to start the clock on the waiting period. "A lot of people thought we'd never get here because we all negotiate tough - we do, so does Mexico". Trump says negotiations with Canada have yet to begin and is calling on the country to negotiate fairly.

by | August 27, 2018 | 21:40

According to a report in Economic Times , Berkshire is likely to pick up 3-4% stake in Paytm through a primary subscription of shares. They realize that technology companies go through a cycle of losses before they start generating cash. If the transaction goes through, it will give Paytm more firepower to strengthen its market leadership against Flipkart-owned Phonepe and Google's Tez besides potential competition from Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Reliance Jio.

by | August 26, 2018 | 23:12

When former DNC chair Don Fowler, who helped organize opposition to the reforms, said at the meeting that the moves would "disenfranchise" minority groups within the party, some people in the crowd at the meeting tried to shout him down, calling him a liar.

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:29

The excavator is helping pull these bales apart so we can get the water into and among the cardboard. "It needs to be broken apart". Firefighters quickly responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze with no reported injuries. This would seem to indicate that the cardboard bale belonged to Tesla. Earlier this month, Tesla said it expects to increase Model 3 production to 6,000 per week by late August.