newszine

Global shares slide on fear trade spat is now a tech cold war

19 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Global shares slide on fear trade spat is now a tech cold war
NEW YORK (Reuters) – World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices slid more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies, boosting the dollar and sending benchmark government debt yields down. Worries over German manufacturing, trade-sensitive Asian economies, Brexit Read More

Why pessimism on Social Security could come back to bite millennials

1 day ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Why pessimism on Social Security could come back to bite millennials
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Why does the word “old” come to mind for so many of us when the topic of Social Security comes up?   FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen on the entrance to a Social Security office in New York City, U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo     Retirement benefits are the Read More

UK told to give back Chagos Islands in overwhelming UN vote

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on UK told to give back Chagos Islands in overwhelming UN vote
The United Nations has ordered Britain to give up sovereignty over a series of tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, home to a key military base. The decision was approved by a supermajority of member states. Wednesday’s resolution called on the UK to cede control of the Chagos Islands, which it said were unlawfully annexed Read More

Italian fashion house Prada to stop using fur

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Italian fashion house Prada to stop using fur
By Sarah Hajibagheri, news producer Italian luxury fashion house Prada has announced it will stop using animal fur from next year. The designer brand which has sold mink, fox and rabbit pieces is making the change to meet the demand for ethical products from shoppers. Fur will no longer be part of future designs from Read More

Change of thrones: Ukraine’s Zelensky laments Poroshenko’s ‘uncomfy’ chair, eyes ‘open space’ office

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Change of thrones: Ukraine’s Zelensky laments Poroshenko’s ‘uncomfy’ chair, eyes ‘open space’ office
During the 2019 race, Volodymyr Zelensky relentlessly bashed how Ukraine’s former president, Petro Poroshenko, had run things. Now, the comedian-turned-president is unhappy about the way he furnished his office, and wants to move. An existing chair at Ukraine’s presidential office didn’t prove to be comfy enough for Zelensky, whether that’s due to the ergonomics, or Read More

Swedes up in arms as govt mulls potential ban on ancient ‘Nazi’ runes

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Swedes up in arms as govt mulls potential ban on ancient ‘Nazi’ runes
The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid concerns that the ancient symbols have been misappropriated by neo-Nazi groups. Justice Minister Morgan Johansson is currently investigating whether or not runes should be banned in Sweden as a way to deter hate groups, a Read More

In Fed policy review, labor may finally win out over inflation

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on In Fed policy review, labor may finally win out over inflation
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – At 2.3 percent, Minneapolis’ jobless rate seems impossibly low, even with national unemployment at a 50-year trough. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo But that doesn’t mean full employment in North Minneapolis, where job advocate Tony Tolliver said half of Read More

Interim results for the period ended 31 March 2019

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Interim results for the period ended 31 March 2019
Highlights Gross contract earnings backlog1 increased from $7.3 billion to $10.3 billion. Golar’s (“Golar” or “the Company”) total operating revenues decreased from $181.9 million in 4Q 2018 to $114.3 million in 1Q 2019. Adjusted EBITDA1 decreased from $121.2 million in 4Q 2018 to $62.9 million in 1Q 2019. After recognition of $28.4 million of unrealized Brent oil Read More

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swedish truck maker Scania is pictured at the IAA truck show in Hanover, September 22, 2016. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an Read More

New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism
The man accused of carrying out a mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque faces new charges, including one count of engaging in a terrorist act, according to law enforcement officials. New Zealand police have charged Brenton Tarrant with one act of carrying out a terrorist act. One murder charge and two additional attempted murder Read More