• McCain buried at Naval Academy alongside a longtime friend
McCain buried at Naval Academy alongside a longtime friend

The assembled crowd included three former presidents - Barack Obama , George W. Bush , and Bill Clinton - plus members of Congress, the Trump Cabinet, and scores of friends, family, and associates of the deceased senator. "She is her father's daughter", South Carolina GOP Sen. The private service will include speeches by son Jack McCain; Sen. ...

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  • Whitbread sells Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola for £3.9bn
Whitbread sells Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola for £3.9bn

Coke and Whitbread said that they were expecting the deal to be closed in the first half of next year. For Coca-Cola, the deal adds to its efforts to move away from fizzy drinks towards more healthier options for increasingly health-conscious consumers.

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  • Chinese billionaire Richard Liu of JD.com arrested in Minneapolis
Chinese billionaire Richard Liu of JD.com arrested in Minneapolis

He declined to provide details of the arrest. Its website showed Liu was "released pending complaint". Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder said Sunday that he couldn't provide any details because the investigation is considered active.

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  • CBOE To Launch Ethereum Futures Later This Year
CBOE To Launch Ethereum Futures Later This Year

Gemini now supplies pricing data for CBOE's bitcoin futures, which first launched last December. Since their launch, Bitcoin futures from both CBOE and CME Group have faced both mixed success and a mixed reception as the 2018 bear market across cryptocurrency continues to take its toll.

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  • California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law
California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law

In the latest effort by California lawmakers to drive national policy and rebuff President Donald Trump, lawmakers approved one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive regulations repealed a year ago by the Federal Communications Commission .

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  • Google's Ad Tracking Knows Every Mastercard Purchase You Make, Online or Off
Google's Ad Tracking Knows Every Mastercard Purchase You Make, Online or Off

Google has a number of ways to link purchases you make in physical stores to your online activity. Google will record whether you have clicked an online ad and then purchased the same item within 30 days of clicking on the ad. We do not have access to any personal information from our partners' credit and debit cards, nor do we share any persona...

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  • Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh
Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh

Talks between Canada the United States to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) ended on a sour note as the two sides were unable to reach a deal, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,964.82 points, down 22.10 points, or 0.09 percent. In small-caps, the Russell 2000 closed at 1,...

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  • Kenya, Britain vow to deepen trade, investment ties
Kenya, Britain vow to deepen trade, investment ties

In the past two years two British men have been sentenced to long prison sentences after travelling to the African country to sexually abuse youngsters, some of whom were destitute street children. May in a light chat with President Uhuru Kenyatta after she was welcomed at State House. The Prime Minister also announced a deeper collaboration be...

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  • EU, Britain talk up chances of autumn Brexit deal
EU, Britain talk up chances of autumn Brexit deal

He struck a positive chord with European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier , who talked up the chances of a deal but remained firm on the Irish border issue. "In return, they must respect what we are", he said. He said the issue was a matter of some urgency, and revealed he had asked Raab to provide data on how the necessary controls and che...

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  • More shared electric scooters come to Tempe
More shared electric scooters come to Tempe

The long-awaited decision about which scooter-sharing startups will be allowed to operate in a pilot program in San Francisco is finally here. You can see all of the gory details of how each of the 12 applicants scored on each of SFMTA's assessment's here.

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  • Ford Kills Focus Crossover from China Due to Trump Tariffs
Ford Kills Focus Crossover from China Due to Trump Tariffs

New vehicle was set to hit U.S.in late 2019. News reporter Ian Thibodeau adds the news means Ford won't sell a new Focus in the USA next year. "Given the negative financial impact of the new tariffs , we've decided not to import this vehicle from China ", Kumar Galhotra, Ford president of North America, confirming the change in plans.

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  • Panasonic moves European headquarters to Amsterdam because of Brexit
Panasonic moves European headquarters to Amsterdam because of Brexit

Panasonic's announcement follows a warning from the Japanese business lobby that companies are " seriously concerned " about continuing Brexit uncertainty. The announcement of Panasonic's headquarters move comes just days after the head of Japan's biggest business lobbyist said that Japanese businesses are "seriously concerned" about their future i...

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  • Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'
Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'

Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. U.S. President Donald Trump is warning Congress not to interfere with his plans for a new North American Free Trade Agreement , lest he cancel the deal entirely.

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  • The CBOE May Be Gearing Up To Offer Ethereum Futures
The CBOE May Be Gearing Up To Offer Ethereum Futures

If you follow Business Insider , the futures will be traded on Gemini . Tom Lee believes that the introduction of Ether futures trading will have opposing effects on the price trajectories of the top two cryptocurrencies. It has been exploring the $29 billion market value cryptocurrency in many different ways, as well as experimenting with rel...

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  • Uber wants to bring flying cars to Australia
Uber wants to bring flying cars to Australia

In May, as a part of the company's bid to eliminate congestion and provide a seamless taxi service, Uber had announced the concept of a flying taxi . The company had stated that it is welcoming proposals from stakeholders from the cities of the shortlisted countries and will soon announce the list of cities by next year.

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  • KFC Offering $11,000 If You Name Your Baby Harland
KFC Offering $11,000 If You Name Your Baby Harland

The "Name Your Baby Harland" contest is open from September 9 to October 9 so you have a month to submit the birth certificate. A victor will be picked from the submissions shortly thereafter; the victor will be the child who is born earliest on that date.

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  • Trump cancels pay raises for federal employees, including 75,500 in Washington
Trump cancels pay raises for federal employees, including 75,500 in Washington

President Donald Trump talks on the phone aboard Air Force One during a flight to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to address a joint gathering of House and Senate Republicans, Thursday, January 26, 2017. "Today's announcement has nothing to do with making government more cost-efficient - it's just the latest attack in the Trump administration's war...

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  • Argentina appeals for early €50bn bailout from IMF as peso crashes
Argentina appeals for early €50bn bailout from IMF as peso crashes

Argentina's currency fell precipitously on Thursday, losing more than 20 percent of its value against the dollar , despite efforts by the government to calm the markets and a move by the Central Bank that raised interest rates by 15 percent.

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  • Ford cancels SUV that it planned to import from China
Ford cancels SUV that it planned to import from China

Building the Focus Active at the MI plant didn't make sense because Ford anticipates selling less than 50,000 of the model here, said Kumar Galhotra, president of Ford North America, during a Detroit press conference Friday. Galhotra added that importation of the Ford EcoSport crossover, from India, and the Ford Transit Connect van, from Spain,...

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  • Economy grows 8.2% in April-June
Economy grows 8.2% in April-June

Speaking to reporters, he also asserted that India will meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent and expressed his belief that both oil price hike and rupee depreciation are temporary. Sector-wise growth figures for GVA show that manufacturing and construction have registered the biggest improvements. The GDP grew at a rate of 7.7 per cent ...

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