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Google to End Involvement in Pentagon AI Project

Bob Work, the former deputy secretary of defence who launched Project Maven past year, called Google's decision not to renew the contract "troubling" and an...


Beijing to slash import barriers on range of consumer goods

Ross declined to speak to reporters when he arrived at his hotel in Beijing. Beijing has pledged to take steps to increase imports amid rising tensions with...


European stocks close higher as Italian, Spanish indexes jump on political developments

Bond prices are climbing and yields are plunging, while the euro fell to its lowest level against the dollar in nearly a year. The Shanghai Composite Inde...


USA isolated at G7 meeting over tariffs: French minister

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed opposition to the rising trade tensions before the US announcement. Mexico announced it will retaliate with duties...


Giuseppe Conte fails to form populist government in Italy

The attempt to form a government backed by the Five Star Movement (5SM) and the Northern League failed on Sunday and now a "neutral" government driving Italy ...


Mocking The Common Man, Petrol Prices Cut By One Paisa

But the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) soon clarified that there was a technical error. This is especially big when you consider the fact that earlier ...


EU, Mexico respond to USA tariffs on steel and aluminum

European and U.S. equities lost ground slightly on fears the USA measures could spark a trade war. U.S. prices for steel are already about 50% higher than tho...


Horgan, Weaver and Notley respond to federal government's Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau said the purchase would ensure that work begins in time for the summer construction season, and that it represents "a sound inv...


Memorial Day Travel 2018: What to Expect, Tips to Be Prepared

During the holiday weekend in 2014, the average national gas price was $3.65 per gallon. The national average for a gallon of gas hasn't been three bucks in f...


U.S. delegation in N Korea to prepare for summit with Kim

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in Capitol Hill at the weekend that the cancelled summit was "a good thing for Kim Jong-un". "We even inwardly hoped t...


Petrol and diesel prices rise may fuel Modi government's biggest heartburn yet

Since May 14 when the state-owned oil firms ended a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus on revising fuel prices , petrol and diesel rates have been revised ever...


Groups plan protest at NFL HQ for players' 'right to kneel'

But NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expressed optimism about the policy in an official statement , saying it was an example of the continuation of "collab...


Here's why you're getting so many emails about changing privacy policies

They've good reason to be anxious. And those are just the big scandals . In recent days and weeks, most people in the European Union have likely had their emai...


Trump Adviser Kushner Gets Permanent Security Clearance

Abbe Lowell , who has represented Kushner in the Russian Federation investigation, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that questions asked of Kushner during the April in...


Kroger Inks Deal with Ocado to Enhance Ecommerce

The deal is not expected to affect Kroger's EPS guidance for 2018 or 2019. "We are actively creating a seamless digital experience for our customers", sai...


Flood warning, watches in Racine County

The weather service also said emergency management officials reported multiple water rescues around the area before 9 p.m., when flash flooding already started....


Beloved Actress Margot Kidder Famous for Playing Lois Lane Dead at 69

As Syfy Wire's Courtney Enlow put it: " Her work was her passion, her work was her life, her work was her love truer than she could possibly find with Superma...


Kia to launch diesel mild hybrid Sportage SUV later this year

The latter is connected to the diesel engine's crankshaft by a belt, and under acceleration, it provides up to 10kW (14PS / 13hp) of extra power. Kia will...


Senate Democrats push to reinstate 'net neutrality' rules

The FCC also repealed the regulatory underpinning for the rules, in which internet service was classified as a common carrier. The new rules, which go into ef...


WTO's Airbus ruling paves way for United States sanctions against EU

For its part, Airbus emphasized that the "WTO has now dismissed in their entirety 94% of Boeing's original claims" and focused on the "much more interesting...


Swiss Tesla accident: crash may have sparked battery fire

The tech tycoon went on to praise the safety of the Model S, saying that it was "amazing" the driver only broke her ankle in the accident and that "an impact at...


Gap apologizes to China for 'incorrect map' on a T-shirt

One user on the Chinese social network Weibo complained the retailer may have intentionally left out Taiwan and other islands claimed by Beijing in the Sou...


Carriers Evaluating Ties to ZTE Amid US Ban

Then, last month, the Commerce Department issued a denial order against the company, asserting that it had not properly held relevant employees accountable ...


Theresa May told ministers to get 'hands on' over customs dispute

If the goods don't leave the United Kingdom and UK tariffs on them are lower, companies could then claim back the refund. But she failed to win over senior co...


Ford Stops All Production of F-150 Pickups Due to Supplier Fire

The F-series pickups have been the best selling vehicle in America for more than 30 years, and account for roughly a third of Ford's U.S. sales. Ford said i...


Boohoo.com (BOO) Shares Rating Restated by Deutsche Bank

Also, the number of funds holding Sirva Inc in top ten positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. In analysts report sent to clients and investors...


Arab League Stresses Need to Review Iran Nuclear Deal

The "threat" references the occasional missile attack from Yemen , a country that Saudi Arabia has blockaded and bombed into a situation of dire instabil...


Markets end with marginal gains, ICICI bank steals the show

Sector-wise, bankex index spurted 1.32 percent, followed by realty 1.06 percent, PSU by 0.80 percent, oil and gas 0.36 percent, FMCG 0.19 percent and Power 0.17...


Comcast could make $60 billion cash bid for Fox

Comcast has also been inquiring with bankers about the potential for financing of an all-cash bid for Disney , should the conditions be favorable in the AT&...


Trump's gun law speech sparks anger in Britain, France

France disapproves of US President Donald Trump's suggestion that the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015 could have fewer victims if the country's g...


UK Parties Neck and Neck After Local Polls

Polling expert Prof John Curtice said the Tories had achieved a small swing from Labour since the last time the seats were fought four years ago. Denying hi...


Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics: How Philly can steal Game 2

That might have led to them losing the moment they had early in the game. Philadelphia watched a 22-point first-half lead dissipate, as the Celtics fed off ...


Gennady Golovkin overcomes 'Canelo' frustrations to batter Vanes Martirosyan

Martirosyan fell face first in his own corner as referee Jack Reiss tolled the count. The official time of the stoppage was 1:53 of the second round, when much ...


United States should not kill nuclear pact with Iran

Iran warned on Thursday it would quit a landmark nuclear deal if President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the accord, while also criticizing Eur...


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Bought 75 Million Shares of Apple in Q1

Apple shares added 3.9 percent, to $183.83, as investors hoped to grab some of the Buffett investment magic. CNBC quoted Warren Buffett as saying. Appl...