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by | December 22, 2018 | 03:31

Carlos Ghosn could soon be freed on bail after a Japanese court on Thursday threw out a bid by prosecutors to extend his detention, in a move almost as unexpected as the auto tycoon's sudden arrest. Ghosn and Kelly remain in custody and have had limited opportunity to respond to the allegations or defend themselves publicly. Renault owns 43 percent of Nissan but the Japanese firm now makes more money, leading to rifts within the tie-up that Ghosn forged and was credited with holding ...

by | December 21, 2018 | 22:27

However, that is dwarfed by Altria's spending of more than $7m this year, making it the biggest spender in the United States tobacco industry. "We strongly believe that working with Juul to accelerate its mission will have long-term benefits for adult smokers and our shareholders".

by | December 21, 2018 | 22:24

The death prompted intense scrutiny of the company's technology and the safety precautions it had in place. A company spokeswoman said on Tuesday Uber has not yet resumed testing. Uber is generally seen as falling far behind both tech rivals like Waymo and more traditional automakers like General Motors when it comes to the self-driving auto market.

by | December 21, 2018 | 21:14

It relates to the discrepancy between the valuation of a startup , once it receives angel investments, and it's actual "fair market value" (FMV). The current spurt in angel tax notices indicates that the issue price of shares by startups might have been inflated in the past based on optimistic projections.

by | December 21, 2018 | 20:23

Mortgage costs, which are pegged to longer-term rates, may not move higher, but CD rates will. The Nasdaq was more than 2% lower while Asia later followed USA markets down, with Japan's Nikkei ending Thursday's session 2.8% down to leave values at a 15-month low.

by | December 21, 2018 | 19:22

Also enlisted is the information pertaining to the end-use industries for the Craft Beer market . Co-factors such as rising disposable incomes, increasing adoption of Western food habits and improving distribution networks are also catalyzing the rising global demand for craft beers .

by | December 21, 2018 | 15:06

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recommends any Canadians anxious about his government's deficits to look at the country's strong standing with worldwide credit-rating agencies for reassurance. Defense contractor General Dynamics warned the Canadian government Monday that if it goes forward with its proposed withdrawal from an arms deal with Saudi Arabia it would incur "billions of dollars of liability".

by | December 21, 2018 | 14:26

Alberta opposition leaders also criticized the package. "All in all, it has to do with liquidity", Trade Minister Jim Carr said at a press conference. "We encourage companies to apply for it", Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi said alongside Carr. "While we understand the (public) frustration. these investments that we are making today will ensure that businesses continue to thrive", said Sohi.

by | December 21, 2018 | 10:54

A local guide who works in the area told AFP the body of one woman was found inside a tent and the other outside of it. One body was found inside a tent by French hikers and the other just outside. The website of state broadcaster 2M published photos that it said were of the three suspects taken on a bus. "The men were not from round here". "We do not know the circumstances, but a lot suggests that the brutal killing was an act of terror, and there's a video on social media".

by | December 21, 2018 | 08:55

But another message was clear in the policy statement issued after the Fed's last meeting of the year and Powell's comments: The US. economy continues to perform well and no longer needs the Fed's support either through lower-than-normal interest rates or by maintaining of a massive balance sheet.

by | December 21, 2018 | 08:09

Investors are now looking to a major speech by President Xi Jinping on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of China's market reforms and opening up. A rout on Wall Street following a spate of weak data globally has strengthened the view that the Fed's widely-expected rate hike on Wednesday will usher in a slowdown, or even a pause, to three years of steady rate increases.

by | December 21, 2018 | 05:13

Amazon on Thursday confirmed what it described as "an unfortunate case that resulted from a human error", adding that it was an "isolated incident". The audio files, in German, reveal a lot of personal data about the person, including where he lived, first and last names, who his partner is, and his taste in music.

by | December 21, 2018 | 04:41

Prosecutors had requested the extension over an additional allegation that Ghosn, along with the former Nissan executive Greg Kelly, continued to underreport his income through to March this year, increasing the overall amount by four billion yen.

by | December 21, 2018 | 02:12

The announcement comes just one day after the Treasury Department notified the US Congress that it would lift sanctions on EN+ Group, Rusal and JSC EuroSib Energo after the three Russian companies agreed to undertake structural reforms to reduce the ownership of businessman Oleg Deripaska.

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:57

According to the report , engineers who worked on Project Dragonfly were using the data to review a list of websites that Chinese people would see if they entered the same word or phrase into Google. Others have been moved off the Dragonfly project altogether. I'm sure the USA government is thrilled at the potential of Project Dragonfly being no more, but only time will tell if these reports hold water.

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:56

That day has finally arrived. In another step of major industries moving into the cannabis space, generic pharmaceutical company Sandoz will now collaborate with Canadian licensed producer (LP) Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY ) for medical cannabis products.

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:58

According to AAA, auto travel this holiday season will hit a record 102.1 million people, the highest amount since the association began tracking holiday travel in 2001, and an increase of 4.4 percent from a year ago. "Our advice is to avoid traveling during peak commuting hours", said Trevor Reed, transportation analyst at INRIX, the global mobility analytics company behind the travel time predictions.

by | December 20, 2018 | 23:57

The approval comes just a week after Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer faced off against Trump about the border wall on live television. So, by the way, did Democrats Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, and Dianne Feinstein, among others. That bill passed the Senate with 80 votes.

by | December 20, 2018 | 19:25

He said "there are still dark forces that want to fight our values" and "we must not give in". Authorities confirmed the lone suspect arrested in the killing of the tourists in Morocco's Atlas Mountains is connected to a terrorist group , and three other suspects are on the run.

by | December 20, 2018 | 17:54

Fake News silent!" Conservatives exasperated with President Donald Trump's never-ending quest to secure funding for the wall were quick to pony up cash for the GoFundMe campaign , which was launched by an Iraq war vet. The bill keeps funding at current levels, $1.3 billion, for border security and fencing, but not for the wall. But on Wednesday morning, he tweeted that "one way or another" the wall will get built.