by | November 16, 2018 | 11:25

They added Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa as vice chairman of the Republican Conference to what had been an all-male team. Her opponents, eager for new leadership, are arguing she does not have enough support to pass a full House vote. According to Grassley's staff, no Iowan has served as Senate pro tempore since Sen. Orrin Hatch as the Senate's President Pro Tempore, a position that typically goes to the most senior lawmaker and puts him in the line of presidential succession.

by | November 16, 2018 | 09:18

The recovery in US stocks from October's slump evaporated on Monday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 600 points, while the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 declined 2.78% and 1.97% respectively. The newspaper, citing unidentified sources, said the visit is aimed at easing trade tensions but no schedule had been decided. The two sides have raised tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods in a dispute over US complaints about Beijing's technology policy.

by | November 16, 2018 | 08:58

Have checked with multiple Air India people and all have said she is Irish, even if her accent looks British. The action of the woman prompted the airline to file a police case against her, an official said. You treat business class passengers like this? But you won't give me a glass of wine. As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before.

by | November 16, 2018 | 04:47

In other words, they regard this as a victory over Theresa May . He later told United Kingdom radio station LBC that he remained confident of medicine supply. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn also rejected the deal , calling it "half baked" and adding "the government is falling apart before our eyes". If Mrs May loses the vote, we enter uncharted territory.

by | November 15, 2018 | 18:55

One analyst , Phil Flynn of Price Futures in Chicago , said of Tuesday's sell-off: " It's like a run on the bank ". The reason being that the sanction coincided with when OPEC was duly guided to monitor oil supply quota allocated to countries that are its members, while at the sametime, placed a ceiling on the barrels of oil produced daily by some members, including Nigeria.

by | November 15, 2018 | 16:10

Crews have managed to carve containment lines around 30 per cent of the Camp Fire perimeter, an area encompassing 47,000 hectares of scorched, smouldering terrain. He cited warmer temperatures, dead trees and the poor forest management. On Monday, after driving a winding road across charred slopes and past smoldering ruins of other houses in Decker Canyon, Rasmussen wrapped Berkeley in a bear hug of thanks after finding their two houses still standing untouched by fire.

by | November 15, 2018 | 14:15

Nicholas Bienstock, a Savannah managing partner, said the company was "thrilled" by Amazon's choice and thanked Citi "for its critical role in facilitating delivery of the space". "That's an terrible lot of money", said Aaron Jodka, research director at real estate firm Colliers International in Boston. Both are also seen as having a lot of unfilled potential: Crystal City is a neighborhood filled with office buildings developed in the 1970s for defense contractors but has had high ...

by | November 15, 2018 | 08:26

The iPhone XR , which starts at $749, was released October 26 - a month later than the pricier versions - as an alternative for the wallet-conscious masses. Early in the year, the company confirmed it had been intentionally throttling the speeds of some older phones to avoid battery-related problems. Kuo last month predicted that more people would upgrade to the iPhone XR this year and that the Cupertino-based giant would sell its cheaper model better than the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max .

by | November 14, 2018 | 10:44

Boeing Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Tuesday that the Chicago-based company remains confident the MAX is a safe airplane. "At the present time , we have found no instances of AOA anomalies with our 737 Max 8 aircraft", the APA bulletin said, referring to angle of attack as AOA.

by | November 14, 2018 | 06:34

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday OPEC agreed there was a need to cut oil supply next year by around 1 million barrels per day (bpd) from October levels to prevent oversupply. "Oil prices should be much lower based on supply!" A senior OPEC source said the cartel and other major producers are discussing cutting production by as much as 1.2 million barrels per day.

by | November 12, 2018 | 07:27

He said the government's fiscal math "is completely on track" and dismissed media reports earlier this week that it was seeking 3.6 trillion rupees ($49.51 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's reserves. In conclusion, at the end of the meeting, the RBI noted , "The Board was assured that the Government will take mitigating measures to contain the use of cash.

by | November 12, 2018 | 07:07

Free meals for veterans of any branch of the US armed forces on Monday from 11 2 a.m. Starbucks On Veterans Day , active duty service members, reservists, veterans and military spouses are invited to enjoy a free Tall Brewed Coffee.

by | November 12, 2018 | 06:02

China's total trade surplus rose to US$34.01 billion for October from September's US$31.69 billion, but was below the median forecast of US$35 billion. President Xi said at the opening of an import expo this week that he expects China to import $30 trillion worth of goods and $10 trillion worth of services in the next 15 years.

by | November 12, 2018 | 04:14

The convenience store ban on flavored e-cigarette sales would not include menthol. The bans would likely take weeks, if not months, to implement. While the tobacco industry rejected the FDA findings, the proposal to ban menthol cigarettes "has been long-awaited by public health advocates, who have been especially concerned about the high percentage of African-Americans who have become addicted to menthol cigarettes", the New York Times reported.

by | November 12, 2018 | 03:14

The policymaking Federal Open Market Committee, as expected, unanimously approved keeping the federal funds rate in a range of 2 percent to 2.25 percent. Last week, the government reported that the economy added a sizable 250,000 jobs in October and that average pay rose 3.1 percent over the previous 12 months - the sharpest year-over-year gain in almost a decade.

by | November 11, 2018 | 22:16

Just before 4 p.m. Sunday, the sales reached 168.2 billion yuan ($24.2 billion) - surpassing the total purchases from last year's Singles Day , according to figures posted online by Alibaba Group . "We have to continue to change to reach 300 billion or 500 billion", said chief executive Daniel Zhang, who is credited with being the architect of the original Singles' Day sales.

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:31

First, Google will make arbitration optional for sexual harassment and sexual assault claims, and its Investigations Report will now include a new section focused on sexual harassment. In the article , titled, "Google Workers Reject Silicon Valley Individualism in Walkout", Scheiber claimed the mass organization was evidence of a rejection of Silicon Valley's formerly individualist identity.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:47

Denholm has been on the board of Tesla since 2014, and has been the head of the company's audit committee. In media interviews he said he often slept on a sofa in the Tesla office and more recently in an online video he briefly smoked marijuana.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:37

The engineer had left the locomotive to inspect an issue with an ore vehicle, and the train then began moving. "There was no hesitation in derailing that train because it posed a safety risk down the track", Port Hedland Mayor Camillo Blanco said.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:19

A Mississippi U.S. Senate seat held by Republicans is going to a runoff, but analysts predict the GOP will have little difficulty winning in one of the nation's most conservative states. Ditto the minority and even Muslim Labour MPs who voted for the destruction of Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and other Muslim countries during the last almost 20 years in the British Parliament.

by | November 08, 2018 | 06:01

With the 180 day grace period coming to an end on Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the return of U.S. Meanwhile, US ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass said the US has, after extensive consideration, provided an exception under the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act.

by | November 08, 2018 | 02:21

North Dakota voters decided recreational pot wasn't for them, while voters in Missouri passed one of three unrelated measures to legalize medical marijuana. Permit retail sales of marijuana and edibles subject to a 10% tax, dedicated to implementation costs, clinical trials, schools, roads, and municipalities where marijuana businesses are located.

by | November 08, 2018 | 02:06

The administration wants a ruling on the issue this term. "But today the Supreme Court refused to do so", Rosenworcel tweeted . The notice also noted that: "Chief Justice and Justice Kavanaugh took no part in the consideration or decision of these petitions".

by | November 07, 2018 | 13:25

President Xi Jinping promised a more liberal policy towards import of goods and services at the inauguration ceremony of the week-long China International Import Expo (CIIE) which will be attended by government officials and corporate executives from 172 countries.

by | November 07, 2018 | 11:11

One last thing: Amazon is one of the most insular, secretive, and uncharitable companies I've ever encountered. The company was never going to have that sort of outsize impact on NY, which has more than 10 times the population of Seattle, but the company's impact would be even more diluted now.

by | November 05, 2018 | 05:31

Meanwhile, in Mumbai , petrol and diesel are retailed at Rs 84.49 per litre (decrease by 19 paise) and Rs 77.06 per litre (decrease by 12 paise) respectively. The CPC fuel price reduction was implemented with effect from midnight yesterday. This came down to Rs 81.50 per litre for petrol and Rs 72.95 in case of diesel.

by | November 05, 2018 | 04:36

Trump had a "long and very good" telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart on Thursday. "I spoke with President Xi yesterday". The United States and China have slapped tit-for-tat tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods over the past few months, sparked by US President Donald Trump's demands for sweeping changes to China's intellectual property, industrial subsidy and trade policies.

by | November 05, 2018 | 01:07

Musk was most enthused about the upcoming pick-up truck. The company ultimately made only just 2,425 in the entire fourth quarter. They show what the posters claim are piles of scrapped parts such as sub-frames and plastic panels, built in a rush to hit quarterly production targets.

by | November 05, 2018 | 00:47

Investors were more closely watching wage growth in October , which rose 0.2% over last month and 3.1% over previous year, the fastest pace of annual wage gains since April 2009. Construction expanded by 30,000 roles, almost half of which focus on residential homes. Retail payrolls rose by only 2,400 amid declines in employment at gasoline stations and sporting goods and music stores.

by | November 05, 2018 | 00:41

A 50-foot wall in the facility, located in southeast Baltimore , crumbled as a storm passed through the area, according to the Baltimore Sun . One person was found under the debris and taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

by | November 04, 2018 | 23:44

But while the signs look good for the Democrats in the House, the Senate is another story. White House aides insist the president doesn't spend much time contemplating defeat, but he has begun to try to calibrate expectations. Pelosi, 78, made the comment during a CNN campaign forum last week. First among them would be a potentially bitter leadership fight in the House to replace retiring Speaker Paul Ryan.

by | November 04, 2018 | 23:31

In a transcript of the earnings call posted on the Seeking Alpha financial blogging site , Apple CFO Luca Maestri explained how the recent tie-up with Salesforce would help the company provide a unique experience for users who access the Salesforce app from iOS .

by | November 03, 2018 | 10:57

Tesla Inc. said on Friday that it is developing plans to start producing about 3,000 Model 3 vehicles per week in Shanghai in the initial phase of its Gigafactory 3 to reduce the impact of tariffs. Prof David Bailey, an automotive industry expert at Aston University, said: "The pictures suggest big rework and rectification issues with vehicles coming off the production line".

by | November 03, 2018 | 08:29

WTI-Cushing spot prices averaged about $68/b in August, down from the July average of $71/b. At the multi Commodity Exchange, crude for delivery in November was trading down by Rs 87, or 1.78 per cent, to Rs 4,805 per barrel in 2,613 lots.

by | November 03, 2018 | 08:30

The minister went on to say that the prime minister's China visit would rid the country out of economic crisis. The Prime Minister described his visit to China as a great opportunity and said that Pakistan Pavilion at Shanghai International Import Expo would be exhibiting Pakistan's export items.