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by | August 30, 2019 | 13:59

Morales suspended his campaign ahead of the October elections, it said. G-7 countries meeting in France made the US$20 million aid offer to help Brazil and Bolivia fight the blazes. Some have said his rural development policies have contributing to the problem, as farmers set the forest alight to clear land for pasture and settlement.

by | August 30, 2019 | 12:01

According to officials, the largest solar panel project in Canada is coming to Alberta in 2021. Its size will also put Canada within reach of other eye-popping solar projects around the world, like the 754-megawatt Villanueva project in Mexico or the 579-megawatt Solar Star project in California.

by | August 30, 2019 | 10:50

Popeyes projected inventory would last till the end of September but the craze, fueled by social media, caused demand to exceed supply. As long as that store is online enabled, you'll be able to select it as a destination for the sandwich.

by | August 30, 2019 | 10:46

President Donald Trump's aggressive stance and infrequently mixed signals in the trade war with China are taking a toll on the stocks of USA firms, which can be most reliant on the world's second-largest economy . Oil prices went the other way on worries the tariffs dispute would crimp world demand. Energy services company TechnipFMC led the gainers in the S&P 500, climbing 5.2%.

by | August 30, 2019 | 10:15

Among other financial headwinds, the startup reported that it had quadrupled its annual net loss from $47.9 million to $245.7 million in just the past year. Its basic "connected fitness" subscription costs US$39.00 per month and the bikes start at US$2,000. The company also sells a "digital membership" for those with or without a bike or treadmill for $19.49 per month who can access its digital classes, which range from running to yoga to bootcamp.

by | August 30, 2019 | 08:01

Consumer Product Safety Commission. Since Aug. 9, 2019, Whirlpool has received one report of cabinet damage from the cooktop turning on by itself and staying on for an extended period of time. "Unit should be turned off at the circuit breaker, unless it is necessary to use on an interim basis", the agency said in its recall alert. The brand name should be printed on the cooktop, and the model and serial numbers are printed on the underside.

by | August 30, 2019 | 05:21

Today's charges are the result of that criminal inquiry. They would not say if authorities were looking at any additional suspects. Levandowski , 39, is accused of downloading more than 14,000 sensitive files while working on self-driving cars at Google .

by | August 30, 2019 | 05:15

In the latest in a series of operational problems to hit the airline and the travel plans of tens of thousands with holiday and business plans, London's Heathrow, Gatwick and City were the airports most affected by the computer failure. The airline condemned the announcement, and tried to stop the strike by taking the case to the British High Court and the Court of Appeal, but it lost the case.

by | August 30, 2019 | 04:44

Profit of US$1.12 a share in the second quarter topped analysts' average US$1.05 estimate, sending the stock up as much as 4.7 per cent. The company is blaming lesser tourists spending due to the strong US dollar. He said the retailer is focusing on and investing in mainland China. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, street protests have disrupted stores and hindered sales.

by | August 30, 2019 | 01:56

The only issue that a local crypto enthusiast may have is that the coin will most likely be heavily centralized. According to Tencent News , two insiders close to China's central bank have indicated that the institutions and time period mentioned by Forbes regarding the launch of China's central bank cryptocurrency is unreliable and a mere "baseless assumption".

by | August 29, 2019 | 22:10

The government on Wednesday allowed foreign direct investment (FDI) in coal mining , contract manufacturing and digital media, while easing rules for single-brand retail to make it attractive for global brands to invest in the country. This could help bring in global products, practices, and sales strategies to India's insurance market. "Their time to market will now be cut short by nearly a couple of years".

by | August 29, 2019 | 20:24

The fourth generation of the Porsche and Piech families now sit on the board of directors of Porsche Automobil Holding SE, which controls a 52.2 percent stake in Volkswagen , the world's largest carmaker. Four years later, Volkswagen is still dealing with fallout from the diesel scandal, although it has managed to retain its crown as the world's top carmaker by sales as of 2018.

by | August 29, 2019 | 20:20

Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers, Andy Serwer, and Myles Udland discuss. Restaurants are responding to a surge in consumer demand for plant-based meats. A complimentary sample of Beyond Fried Chicken will be available at the test store from 10:30 a.m.to 6:30 p.m.

by | August 29, 2019 | 18:23

Escalating risks to global trade and the likely impact of tariffs on growth and inflation have sent investors scrambling for the yellow metal, which over the last 12 months has surged almost 29% to US$1,542 an ounce, highs not seen since 2011, the deep point of the European sovereign debt crisis.

by | August 29, 2019 | 17:19

A corroborating order has been filed in Craig Wright's sanctions and contempt hearing . The Guardian reports that Judge Bruce Reinhart said during his judgment that Wright's story was "inconceivable" and his statements were inconsistent .

by | August 29, 2019 | 17:14

Google Hire was created to help smaller companies find and recruit job candidates. People will still keep using "Hire" for another year and the service will shut down on September 1, 2020. "While Hire has been successful, we're focusing our resources on other products in the Google Cloud portfolio", Google said in an FAQ for customers.

by | August 29, 2019 | 16:12

Dudley went further, saying that the outcome of the 2020 presidential elections was arguably "within the Fed's purview" because a second Trump term represented a threat to the global economy as well as the Fed's political independence and policy mandates.

by | August 29, 2019 | 15:14

The Central Government has reiterated many times its position on the current situation. Trump's underscoring of the need for a peaceful solution and tying this outcome to a trade deal could serve as an effective impetus toward what is clearly needed: a political resolution between Beijing and Hong Kong .

by | August 29, 2019 | 14:18

Plus, it would put two of the most successful smoking alternatives, Juul and IQOS , together under the same roof. (PMI) to merge the two companies . But she said the "biggest frustration" with Philip Morris is that the company is "just doing the same tactics that they've been doing for decades, centuries".

by | August 29, 2019 | 14:14

Known as the darkest material in the world, Vantablack's name stands for Vertically Aligned Nanotube Array black. For this reason, BMW says its special X6 was coated in the VBx2 variant initially developed for use in architectural and scientific applications.