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Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Korneliya Ninova and Macedonian Prime Minister and leader of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) Zoran Zaev discussed the bilateral relations between Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia and the prospects of the Western Balkans for joining the EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
  • Bank of England splits on rates, paving way for May rise

    Bank of England splits on rates, paving way for May rise

    Economy

    Another economist backing an interest rate hike at the end of spring was Ed Monk of Fidelity International , who said; 'The message from the Bank of England to borrowers couldn't really be clearer: get ready for higher rates now. "Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders are anxious that inaction now will mean rates will need to rise faster and further in future". However, investors were briefly hawkish about news that two policymakers had voted to hike rates.
  • Dropbox prices shares at $21 for Friday market debut

    Dropbox prices shares at $21 for Friday market debut

    Economy

    Founded in 2007 by two Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer science students, Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, Dropbox was backed by prominent venture investors in Silicon Valley, including Sequoia and Accel Partners. That stands for simply over 40 percent development from the first cost, as well as offers the business an evaluation of over $12.5 billion. The company has also received funds Fidelity Investments, T.
  • Justice Department proposes bump stock ban

    Justice Department proposes bump stock ban

    Economy

    Civilian ownership of machine guns has been heavily restricted under federal law since 1986. "As I promised, today the Department of Justice will issue the rule banning BUMP STOCKS with a mandated comment period", he wrote. "We will BAN all devices that turn legal weapons into illegal machine guns ", Trump tweeted shortly before 5 p.m. as he was aboard Marine One on the first leg of his trip to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
  • Amazon Patents Gesture-Controlled Drones For Quick Delivery

    Amazon Patents Gesture-Controlled Drones For Quick Delivery

    Economy

    Someone needs to read cyberpunk novels, because "giant, beloved corporation makes drones that can understand humans" is chapter one of pretty much all of them. "Receive Human Gesture"; "Access Gesture Database"; "Determine Human Gesture Based On Gesture Database"; "Proceed In Accordance With Determined Human Gesture And Delivery Instructions".
  • Elon Musk deactivates Tesla and SpaceX company Facebook pages

    Elon Musk deactivates Tesla and SpaceX company Facebook pages

    Economy

    Late Friday morning, Musk replied to a days-old tweet by Acton that calls for people to delete their Facebook accounts. Musk responded to Acton's tweet Friday by asking: " What's Facebook? ". On Wednesday, the Indian Ministry of Information Technology had sent out a word of caution to Zuckerberg regarding any incident of data theft of an Indian citizen if found.Meanwhile, Cambridge Analytica on Tuesday suspended its chief executive, Alexander Nix over the same issue.
  • Sensex Up 75 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 10185

    Sensex Up 75 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 10185

    Economy

    However, some gains were ceded as caution prevailed ahead of the US Federal Reserve's FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meet which is slated to begin later in the evening. In terms of investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors purchased scrips worth Rs 98.44 crore and domestic institutional investors worth Rs 197.78 crore.
  • Oil retreats after failing to hit $70/barrel

    Oil retreats after failing to hit $70/barrel

    Economy

    Brent crude futures were down 35 cents at $69.12 a barrel by 1048 GMT after rising to $69.70, which was close to the highest level since the start of February. Since then, the production cuts resulted to higher oil prices level of around $65 a barrel. Although Venezuela has been on the analytical community's warning radar for several years now, the more immediate impact on crude seems to be from the Middle East , due to the Saudis on Monday calling the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran ...
  • MuleSoft, Inc. (MULE) Retreating Position on Changes in Moving Average Line

    MuleSoft, Inc. (MULE) Retreating Position on Changes in Moving Average Line

    Economy

    Gold futures on Wednesday settled at their highest levels in a week, then gained more ground as the dollar weakened further in the wake of the Federal Reserve's decision to raise a key short-term interest rate, according to Market Watch. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.69, for a total transaction of $1,534,500.00. This is a problem for day traders and it could mean the difference between a profitable and non-profitable trade.
  • Bumped United passenger walks away with $10000 voucher

    Bumped United passenger walks away with $10000 voucher

    Economy

    She tweeted a play-by-play, even providing a picture of the $10,000 travel credit voucher provided by the airline for bumping her. The agent offered a $3,000 voucher. "They are kicking me off this flight", she tweeted . "United tried to get me to sign a document that says I volunteered my seat on this plane when I was involuntarily denied boarding".
  • ToysRUs Founder Charles Lazarus Died Ahead Of Liquidation Sale

    ToysRUs Founder Charles Lazarus Died Ahead Of Liquidation Sale

    Economy

    His death comes as the company begins to start its liquidation sales. MGA Entertainment Inc. CEO launched a crowdfunding campaign seeking $1 billion to aquire "some Toys "R" Us assets through the bankruptcy process" after the company announced it was closing its stores in the United States.
  • The new Touareg is VW's most advanced vehicle yet

    The new Touareg is VW's most advanced vehicle yet

    Economy

    The new, third-generation Touareg will go on sale in the United Kingdom this summer. The carmaker believes that its ambition to build zero-emission cars will help the industry to dive into future with more confidence. The Touareg has five seats, despite rivals including the Q7, Discovery and XC90 all offering space for seven. The Touareg now also comes with a slightly more spacious cabin and even the boot space has increased by 113 litres to a good 810 litres with the rear seats in ...
  • Twitter co-founder is preaching the Bitcoin Gospel

    Twitter co-founder is preaching the Bitcoin Gospel

    Economy

    I won't call this pumping, but he does own Bitcoin and often speaks positively about Bitcoin. The virtual currency drew a lot of eyeballs a year ago, with the world watching as its price wildly fluctuated. However, margin requirements for bitcoin futures are high, potentially keeping many investors out of the bitcoin futures arena. Green said. "The original cryptocurrency is likely to remain the most dominant one in the market for some time , especially with its scalability issues being ...
  • Indians' boys' volleyball prepping for first season

    Indians' boys' volleyball prepping for first season

    Economy

    Robinson is the county's second all-time leading scorer with 1,678 points. Only Jody Peterson, who graduated in 1999, sits in front of Lundeen on the scoring and rebounding lists. "She is a coach's dream. We still have a couple matches left, but so far, so good". "It's hard to compare this season and last season but they play well at home".
  • 80000 tons of plastic form the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    80000 tons of plastic form the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    Economy

    The study required three years of careful mapping, a team of scientists, six universities, and even a company that develops aerial sensors. The 3-year research effort, which investigated the area from ships and aircraft, found that debris larger than 5 centimeters makes up more than 75% of the GPGP plastic mass, with much of that being fishing nets.
  • February Existing Home Sales

    February Existing Home Sales

    Economy

    Sales of existing single-family homes rose strongly by 4.2 percent sequentially, mainly driving the improvement in headline figure. "The very healthy USA economy and labor market are creating a sizable interest in buying a home in early 2018".
  • Two US tourists die in helicopter crash on Great Barrier Reef

    Two US tourists die in helicopter crash on Great Barrier Reef

    Economy

    Friend Vern Ungerecht told local newspaper West Hawaii Today they were a happy couple. "They were so looking forward to this". "They were planning this trip for a long time". During the news conference, Inspector Haughton confirmed that the pilot, who was apparently quite experienced, tried to rescue the older woman to no avail.
  • Tencent Holdings lost more than 26 billion United States dollars of its market capitalization

    Tencent Holdings lost more than 26 billion United States dollars of its market capitalization

    Economy

    Several bullish Tencent options lost most of their value, following the tech giant's disappointing earnings report and disclosure that Naspers Ltd, its biggest investor, had sold US$9.8 billion of shares at a discount. The transaction came hours after Tencent earlier said it lost nearly $20 billion from its market value after the company missed quarterly revenue estimates and warned that planned investments may hurt margins.
  • Harry Wilson's brilliant strike on full Wales debut against China

    Harry Wilson's brilliant strike on full Wales debut against China

    Economy

    Six goals up, Giggs rang in the changes and Gareth Bale was taken off to a standing ovation. Bale struck his team's opener and second goal before Sam Vokes and Harry Wilson made it 4-0 before half-time. Wales kept the momentum after the interval as Vokes beat the keeper in a one-on-one situation and made it 5-0 in the 57th minute. Bale was the game's outstanding player but that was nothing new for Wales .
  • Delhi allocates 26% to education in its budget

    Delhi allocates 26% to education in its budget

    Economy

    The government has also proposed to set aside Rs 1,000 crore for fix and maintenance of smaller roads owned by the municipal corporations of the city, he said. The Government is also focusing on the taxis, which increases pollution in the city throughout the day. The government allocated Rs15 crore for mobile van clinics and Rs 53 crore for scheme to send senior citizens on pilgrimages.