• Iraq, Iran, US
Iraq, Iran, US "raise" oil prices

Oil prices have climbed following API inventory data, which revealed a 7.1 million barrel decline in US crude inventories, versus expectations for a 4 million barrel draw. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, made their decision to extend cuts in oil output by nine months by March 2018, delegates said.

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  • Ford Recalling 1.3 Million Pickups Over Door Issue
Ford Recalling 1.3 Million Pickups Over Door Issue

Ford estimates that repairs will cost $267 million. The Fix: Dealers will install water shields over the door latches to prevent water from seeping inside for free. Affected trucks are 1.1 million in the United States, more than 222,000 in Canada and 21,000 trucks in Mexico. Ford has previously disclosed plans to spend $935 million on other ...

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  • San Antonio Spurs Sign LaMarcus Aldridge to Contract Extension
San Antonio Spurs Sign LaMarcus Aldridge to Contract Extension

He also struggled big time in the Western Conference Finals, averaging 15.5 points on 41 percent shooting with 10 turnovers in the four-game sweep against Golden State. The San Antonio Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge have agreed upon a three-year, $72.3 million contract extension. According to a Monday afternoon report from Adrian Wojnarowski of E...

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  • Attempted murder charges against suspect in Edmonton attack
Attempted murder charges against suspect in Edmonton attack

Sharif faces 11 charges including five for attempted murder linked to the rampage in the western Canadian city on Saturday night and police said more charges could be laid. Sharif was accused of stabbing 48-year-old Constable Mike Chernyk, after Sharif ran into the police officer with his Chevy Malibu auto. Police set up checkpoints in the ar...

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  • Malaysia's manufacturing PMI back into contraction in September
Malaysia's manufacturing PMI back into contraction in September

The Philippines' manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the month of September has slightly improved from August figure, but growth remains subdued. Optimism is still relatively strong, with more than 51% of firms expecting production to rise over the coming year, reflecting global expansion efforts, efficiency drives and fresh investme...

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  • GM's aggressive all-electric roadmap has 2 EVs in next 18 months
GM's aggressive all-electric roadmap has 2 EVs in next 18 months

Get ready for a whole lot more electric vehicles at General Motors dealerships, with the automaker announcing its ambitious plans for "an all-electric future ". With its capability and flexible architecture, SURUS could be used as a delivery vehicle, truck or even an ambulance - all emissions free, according to the company.

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  • Air France flight makes emergency landing in Canada after engine explodes
Air France flight makes emergency landing in Canada after engine explodes

One of the engines on an Air France flight from Paris to Los Angeles blew up over the Atlantic on Saturday, forcing the pilots to make an emergency landing in Canada. Rick Engebretsen, one of the passengers, wrote a Twitter message saying he had heard a loud thud and felt vibration while in the air. The images appeared to show that the inlet,...

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  • VW announces loss of another $3B in USA diesel scandal
VW announces loss of another $3B in USA diesel scandal

Its shares dropped after the statement and were down 3.1 per cent at the bottom of the German blue-chip DAX index which was up 0.2 per cent. VW's diesel emissions scandal bill is set to reach $30 billion as the German vehicle manufacturer faces another $3 bill to fix affected engines in the United States.

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  • Uber denied new London operating licence
Uber denied new London operating licence

TfL, the London mayor's transport authority, announced on Friday that Uber had been stripped of its London licence in a surprise move that dealt a serious blow to one of Silicon Valley's fastest rising companies. Uber has been asking to meet Sadiq Khan , the mayor of London , since his election in May 2016 but those requests have been reject...

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  • Ryanair reassigns flights for half of affected customers
Ryanair reassigns flights for half of affected customers

According to Sky News , Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary said on Thursday that that the firm would recruit 125 pilots in the next week or two and increase pay for others. They are said to be looking for permanent local contracts for all employees. One passenger told the Daily Telegraph that the website would not let them book on a flight "unles...

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  • Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker
Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker

German Labour Minister Andrea Nahles said on Wednesday that a merger between Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel should not happen at any cost and the headquarters needed to be in Germany if it did happen. There is undoubtedly an industrial logic behind a partnership which would create the second biggest steel business in Europe with all the ...

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  • Hackers Have Successfully Hidden Malware In Popular PC Cleanup Tool
Hackers Have Successfully Hidden Malware In Popular PC Cleanup Tool

CCleaner is available as free or paid for subscription and both versions are said to have been affected by the breach. If you are the regular user of CCleaner and downloaded the recent update on your computer , you are at a risk. The infected version of the software was released on August 15 , meaning that millions of users are potentially at...

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  • Elon Musk automatically extends Tesla's battery capacity for Florida users
Elon Musk automatically extends Tesla's battery capacity for Florida users

To aid the evacuation, Tesla temporarily opened up the models' full 75-kWh charge capacity by issuing an over-the-air-update to vehicles located in the path of the storm. But for Tesla , managing variations using software makes sense, given that the company sells only three vehicles now. But a few extra free miles never hurt anyone.

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  • 143 million customer records compromised in Equifax hack
143 million customer records compromised in Equifax hack

Consumers can also check their credit report for free each year at annualcreditreport.com. Equifax also says it'll send a notice to all who had personally identifiable information stolen. Roy Barnes. Equifax says it has found no evidence of activity on Equifax's core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases. As of Monday, the opt...

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  • Mobile is offering free Netflix to customers on the unlimited family plan
Mobile is offering free Netflix to customers on the unlimited family plan

Are there any caveats? . This Free Netflix offer is valid only for users who have two or more lines with T-Mobile. Two lines with T-Mobile now cost $120/month, while three lines will set you back $140. And T-Mobile will pay for the cost of a standard Netflix plan-about $120 a year-for those who already have accounts. Viewing is not limit...

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  • Trump's Decision on Iran Deal Does Not Mean US Withdrawing
Trump's Decision on Iran Deal Does Not Mean US Withdrawing

However, Haley pointed out that under United States legislation the president had to certify not only the absence of "technical violations" of the JCPOA but also to guarantee that the continued suspension of sanctions is "appropriate and proportionate" to steps taken by Iran , and that lifting sanctions is vital to USA national security interests....

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  • Hungary & Slovakia Lose Refugee-Quota Protest
Hungary & Slovakia Lose Refugee-Quota Protest

As you know, the program of distribution of refugees, adopted in September 2015 by a majority of member States of the European Union, provided for the distribution of 160 thousand asylum seekers among European Union countries. Why didn't Hungary and Slovakia want to take in the asylum seekers? Hungary's government, led by prime minister Viktor O...

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  • Man charged in disappearance of Temple University student
Man charged in disappearance of Temple University student

He has been charged with murder and abuse of a corpse. Surveillance camera footage had shown Hupperterz and Burleigh leaving Pub Webb, near the Temple University campus, about 2 a.m. Classes at the university's Philadelphia campus had just begun Monday, and it had been Burleigh's first week at Temple, he said. "Now I know for sure that you can ha...

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  • Prince William and Kate Middleton announce they're expecting third child
Prince William and Kate Middleton announce they're expecting third child

Kensington Palace confirmed the news in a statement today, the Queen is said to be "delighted" with the news. As with her previous two pregnancies, the duchess, 35, is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum , or severe morning sickness. The royals have said from the time of their engagement that they wanted to have a family - the only question wa...

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  • Comcast's Cohen: Congress should end FCC's 'Groundhog Day' on net neutrality
Comcast's Cohen: Congress should end FCC's 'Groundhog Day' on net neutrality

While millions of individuals (and possibly a few bots) weighed in on the proposal , so did companies. As is standard , comments must be filed by midnight Eastern time on the date of the deadline. " Apple therefore believes that the Federal Communications Commission should retain strong, enforceable open internet protections", the letter ...

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