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Birth dates, education history, religious preferences and other details stolen

Facebook cut the number of affected users from its original estimate after investigators reviewed activity on accounts that may have been affected. While Russi...


No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Jumps To $654 Million

The jackpot was last won July 24 when a group of California office workers won $543 million. The Tuesday drawing marked the 22nd consecutive one where nobod...


Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

On Wednesday, FBI director Christopher Wray said that China represents the " broadest, most complicated, most long-term " threat to the USA and that it is wagin...


Dow sinks 800 as tech companies decline

Higher rates increase borrowing costs, pinching corporate profits. All of these stocks have seen sharp gains on the year and yet investors have been quick to ...


There's a new Facebook 'Friend Request' hoax doing the rounds

Facebook says there has been no known uptick in cloned accounts this week, when the messages started circulating, WSYR reported . Your account is not sending...


Judge orders Tesla’s Musk, SEC to justify fraud settlement

Musk took a not-so-subtle shot at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - known to most people as the SEC - in a tweet . "Musk's false and misleadi...


RBI keeps policy rate unchanged in surprise move, rupee tumbles

A rally in crude oil prices is expected to put more pressure on the rupee and it may send it near the 74-mark, said analyst Bhaskar Panda. As per the RBI's...


Oil price is heading towards $90 per barrel

That was not far off the $85.45 peak reached in the previous session, the highest since November 2014. Brent has climbed about 20 percent from its most recent l...


Amazon Raises Minimum Wage To $15/Hour

The company also said it would push to raise the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. The rise for London workers will be 28%. "We listened to our critics, ...


Elon Musk turns to army of Tesla volunteers to hit targets

The settlement requires that Tesla appoint two new independent directors and establish a committee of independent board members. The SEC , in a complaint t...


US, Canada agree on trade deal to save Nafta, announcement expected soon

Ottawa and Washington remained at odds over Canada's subsidized dairy sector, and the dispute resolution provisions in NAFTA . The Trump administration...


UK PM May will change her mind on Brexit, says leading eurosceptic

She told journalists: I've always said no deal is better than a bad deal, and I think a bad deal, for example, would be something that broke up the United Kingd...


Instagram departures hit Facebook shares

What was a venture employing 13 people grew to over a thousand, but this is the sudden and surprising end for the duo that started it all and we've been left ...


Indian Authorities Say Flight Crew Forgot To Pressurize Airplane Cabin

Over 30 Passengers on board complained of bleeding nose and ears while five of the passengers were diagnosed with "mild conductive deafness" which is caused due...


Oil prices fall amid surprise growth in U.S. crude stocks

The International Energy Agency, the oil watchdog for industrialized countries, warned earlier this month that Brent prices could break out above $80 a barrel u...


United Kingdom economy will shrink without Brexit deal

But the risks are that the PM can not say for certain what the final deal will look like - and some Brexiteers were already determined not to vote for it, she a...


Trump Issues More Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Goods

Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start on September 24 but the rate will increase to 25 percent by the end of 2018, allowing USA companie...


Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff & his wife buy Time magazine for $190M

The Time deal is slated to close in the next 30 days. Felsenthal said in his memo to staffers that the Benioffs have "a confluence of purpose" when it comes...


Ex-employee suspected after strawberries spiked with needles

The warning was issued after Joshua Gane posted a photo on Facebook of a needle inside a strawberry his friend had purchased from Woolworths earlier in the ...


NAFTA talks: Loosen protections on dairy sector, New York Republican says

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland were unable to clinch a deal despite meeting late into the eveni...


Amazon's Bezos says Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

The fund will be split between Day 1 Families Fund and Day 1 Academies Fund. The Day 1 Families Fund will start an organisation to operate a new network of ...


Petrol price crosses Rs 90 per litre in Maharashtra

An anonymous government official, quoted by PTI in a news report published Monday, said a cut in excise duty that the central government levies will impact fisc...


Alibaba CEO Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as chairman

Mr Ma, one of China's richest men , will hand over the reins to Daniel Zhang, now Alibaba's chief executive. "But for a company of Alibaba's size, it's a proce...


Tesla accounting chief quits over Tesla’s "level of public attention"

Musk, 47, appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience Thursday night. Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned after just one month in the job because of di...


British Airways investigating theft of customer data

The nearly two week long hack did not involve travel or passport details, the airline said, adding that it had launched an urgent investigation into the theft...


Another $267B China tariffs ready to go after $200 already announced

United States stocks slipped after Trump's comments, with the S&P 500 off 0.2%, while China's off-shore trade yuan currency fell against the dollar. "The e...


China's richest man to retire and focus on educational philanthropy

The company had a market value of around $420 billion as of Friday. "The first time I used the internet, I touched on the keyboard and I find 'well, this is s...


Trump takes aim at Congress as NAFTA talks set to continue

If they don't reach an agreement by the end of the week, President Trump has threatened to cut Canada out of the deal and forge ahead with a new pact with Mex...


Pressley's upset another win for fresh Democratic voices

In nearby Connecticut, Jahana Hayes is on track to become that state's first black woman to win a congressional seat if she prevails in November. Her backgrou...


'Immediately' bring petrol, diesel under GST: Chidambaram blames govt for price hike

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan yesterday blamed "external factors" for the rise in domestic prices of petrol and diesel, but sa...


President Kenyatta arrives in Beijing to attend China-Africa Summit

Focac is a multilateral platform for exchange and cooperation, covering various aspects of politics, trade, economy and culture. Ramaphosa said the Sino-Afric...


Trump continues to bash Canada amid NAFTA negotiations

Aside from the procedural questions, including a six-month notice requirement, Trump would also certainly face a backlash from members of Congress, state govern...


Indigenous Activists Just Scored A Massive Victory In Canadian Pipeline Battle

Trudeau had a teleconference with each province's Premier Thursday. So as to the bottom line, according to CBC Canada , the pipeline project has been left in...


Countering FCC, Calif. Lawmakers Pass Net Neutrality Law

Lindsay Chestnut of Baltimore holds a sign that reads "I like My Internet Like I Like my Country Free & Open" as she protests near the Federal Communications C...


99.3% Of Demonetised Currency Notes Returned To Banks So Far: RBI

Chidambaram said every rupee of the Rs 15.42 lakh crore, barring a small sum of Rs 13,000 crore, has come back to RBI. The report states, "SBNs (specified ban...


Investors brace for market reaction to Musk's brazen Tesla gambit

Many institutional investors would have had their investments restricted, while retail investors would have been left out, he added. Several analysts suggeste...


U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA breakthrough, clearing way for Canada's return

President Trump won a major victory on trade on Monday, supplanting the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) and replacing it with something far mor...


Oil rises above $74 on report of USA inventory drop, Iran sanctions

The key problem that India is wrestling with is that during the Obama administration sanctions on Iran , "significant reductions" in oil imports from Iran am...


China trade talks end with no breakthrough as tariffs kick in

China denies the allegations and its state media has said Beijing will not be cowed by Washington's threats. Thousands of American and Chinese products beca...


Canadian dollar slides as investors brace for Fed’s Powell

United States and Chinese officials will meet in Washington Thursday following an invitation from the White House to discuss differences over worldwide trade th...