• Jeffrey Epstein Bail Decision Delayed, More Accusers Coming Forward
Jeffrey Epstein Bail Decision Delayed, More Accusers Coming Forward

He called the well-connected Epstein, 66, a flight risk and a danger to the community, saying he should remain incarcerated until he is tried on charges that he recruited and abused dozens of underage girls in NY and Florida in the early 2000s.

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  • Gold dips as encouraging China data stokes appetite for riskier assets
Gold dips as encouraging China data stokes appetite for riskier assets

Although growth in China has slowed to its weakest in many years, this was well flagged in advance and the GDP data is backward looking in any case. However, analysts say robust growth in property investment has been mainly due to aggressive land bidding by developers this year, while actual construction activity has slowed.

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  • Fed's Powell affirms rate cut view; others see U.S. economy humming
Fed's Powell affirms rate cut view; others see U.S. economy humming

Market participants will receive a gauge on US producer price changes on Friday, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell concluded testimony to Congress reiterating central bankers' concerns of persistently below-target inflation.

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  • Chick-fil-A offers free food to celebrate Cow Appreciation Day
Chick-fil-A offers free food to celebrate Cow Appreciation Day

To qualify, simply make or buy a cow costume , wear it to your local Chick-fil-A and redeem the free entree. Children will get a free kid's meal for dressing up, while adults can pick from almost every entree on the menu with the exception of salads.

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  • Outage problems at mobile service providers causing voice service issues
Outage problems at mobile service providers causing voice service issues

It said "some customers may be intermittently experiencing dropped calls or are unable to place or receive calls on their mobile phone or wireless home phone service". A spokesperson for Winnipeg-based Bell MTS said its customers in Manitoba had the same experience as other Bell customers. When dispatchers call people back to follow up, they say ...

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  • 'Back on track': Trump, Xi seal trade war truce
'Back on track': Trump, Xi seal trade war truce

Morgan Asset Management in a report. The United States says China has been stealing American intellectual property for years, forcing U.S. firms to share trade secrets as a condition for doing business in China, and subsidising state-owned firms to dominate industries.

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  • All Newark landings-departures stopped briefly because of 'airport emergency'
All Newark landings-departures stopped briefly because of 'airport emergency'

Inflatable slides were used to deplane passengers on the runway Saturday morning. The airport has not indicated what type of emergency it was. Officials say the flight left LaGuardia Airport around 8:30 a.m. "Expect delays and please call your airline for flight status". Airport representatives could not immediately be reached for comment. ...

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  • Qantas secures up to 36 of Airbus' A321XLRs | Leadership
Qantas secures up to 36 of Airbus' A321XLRs | Leadership

On the first day of the show, Airbus announced numerous sales for more than 100 jets, while Boeing was left with no sales announcements - only a deal to convert some older passenger jets into freighters. While Qantas generally operates a fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft on short-haul services, Network Aviation does operate Airbus A320 flights ...

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  • Stocks rally, bond yields plunge as Fed fuels rate cut hopes
Stocks rally, bond yields plunge as Fed fuels rate cut hopes

Even policymakers who did not write down a forecast for a rate cut this year believe "that the case for somewhat more accommodative policy has strengthened", Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a news conference following the meeting. This is a political move by Trump, and while markets might see little chance of Powell going in the near-term, marke...

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  • Facebook announces launch of Libra cryptocurrency to take on bitcoin
Facebook announces launch of Libra cryptocurrency to take on bitcoin

Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its own digital money, created to let people save, send or spend money as easily as firing off text messages. Libra is the name of the new Facebook-backed currency. The new currency is expected to be up and running in the next six to 12 months and will be run by a not-for-profit organiza...

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  • 'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman
'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman

The footage, officials say, shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard pulling alongside a targeted ship to remove evidence after the attack - an unexploded limpet mine attached to the ship's hull by a magnet. Iwaya said Japan doesn't think the so-called "Self-Defense Force has a necessarily role to play at this point and we don't plan to send them to the St...

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  • USA employment grows less than expected
USA employment grows less than expected

Last week, President Trump acknowledged he would impose a tariff on all goods from Mexico to are attempting and force Mexican authorities to cease Central American immigrants from crossing the U.S. For the year ending in April, wages rose by an average of 3.2%. USA job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up,...

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  • It's National Donut Day, And Here Are The Best Deals
It's National Donut Day, And Here Are The Best Deals

Cinotti's Bakery: OK, so you can't get a free doughnut at Cinotti's, but the Jacksonville Beach bakery is rolling out pumpkin doughnuts by the dozen for the occasion. This one of the sweetest holidays of the year! The Salvation Army established the first National Donut Day in 1938. Shipley Do-Nuts: With any purchase, enjoy a free glaze...

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  • Google argues Huawei’s Android ban creates security risks
Google argues Huawei’s Android ban creates security risks

Now, it looks like its Facebook's turn to sever ties with the Chinese company. The report says that Google has told the Trump administration that if it can't be exempted from the ban, it would like the current 90-day reprieve granted Huawei to be extended for a longer period of time.

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  • RBI cuts interest rate by 25 bps, revises GDP growth to 7%
RBI cuts interest rate by 25 bps, revises GDP growth to 7%

Weak global demand due to an escalation in trade wars may further impact India's exports and investment activity, the central bank believes. The six-member monetary policy committee (MPC), headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das took the call, amid falling economic growth and uncertain global scenario.

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  • Huawei to sell undersea cable business amid trade feud with US
Huawei to sell undersea cable business amid trade feud with US

Huawei Marine started out in 2008 as a joint venture with UK-based Global Marine, which still holds a minority stake in the business at the time of sale. Huawei Marine contributed a net profit of 115 million yuan ($17 million) for its holding company in 2018, according to Huawei's annual report . Undersea cables are an important aspect of global...

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  • China planning its own blacklist after Huawei ban
China planning its own blacklist after Huawei ban

Tensions have further worsened between the USA and China recently after Washington barred Huawei equipment from its domestic market and tried to push its European allies to follow suit. That said, it is unclear what will happen exactly when a company gets put on China's blacklist. On another front, President Donald Trump said he plans to impose...

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  • Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault
Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault

Before the deal is closed, to maintain equality across different markets, FCA shareholders would get Euro 2.5 billion as a dividend and distribution of Comau's shares to FCA or an incremental Euro 250 million dividend. FCA-Renault, like nearly every possible automotive pairing, had been studied intermittently for years by dealmakers. FCA chief Mi...

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  • Panasonic halts some component shipments to Huawei amid U.S. ban
Panasonic halts some component shipments to Huawei amid U.S. ban

According to industry insiders, Korean businesses could suffer billions of US dollars in losses if Huawei imports are halted, and the damage could escalate stratospherically if China retaliates. origin, according to a BBC report , which explains why the company would comply with the ban. "We are confident this regrettable situation can be reso...

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  • Trump in Damage Control Mode, US Eases Ban on Huawei
Trump in Damage Control Mode, US Eases Ban on Huawei

Huawei said in February that it generated US$270-million from the sale of network equipment in Canada in 2018 and made US$150-million from its consumer smartphone business here. The license allows the company to receive software updates and patches for its Android-based phones . Yesterday, the Commerce Department granted Huawei a license buy USA...

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