• FDA plans to launch new restrictions on e-cigarette flavors
FDA plans to launch new restrictions on e-cigarette flavors

The FDA also will introduce stricter age-verification requirements for online sales of e-cigarettes. While the tobacco industry rejected the FDA findings, the proposal to ban menthol cigarettes "has been long-awaited by public health advocates, who have been especially concerned about the high percentage of African-Americans who have become add...

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  • Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit new high, $24.3 billion by midday
Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit new high, $24.3 billion by midday

Pre-sales prior to the event were brisk, with 33 brands on Tmall reporting 100 million-yuan worth of pre-orders, the company said. It is now the world's biggest online sales event and last year's total was more than Black Friday and Cyber Monday's totals combined, according to Bloomberg .

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  • Mazda CX-5 Will Be Following In Mazda6’s Footstep
Mazda CX-5 Will Be Following In Mazda6’s Footstep

The latest carmaker to announce a premiere at the Los Angeles Convention Center is Mazda , which on Thursday revealed the new generation Mazda3 will be on the floor of the event. Doors for media will open on 28th November and no one should be surprised if details are revealed few days before that. 2019 Mazda3 will debut as four-door sedan and five...

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  • 'Govt not seeking Rs 3.6 lakh cr reserve transfer from RBI'
'Govt not seeking Rs 3.6 lakh cr reserve transfer from RBI'

He further added that "Government's FD (fiscal deficit) in FY 2013-14 was 5.1 per cent". As the issue of who actually owns these reserves heats up, a senior finance ministry official said this issue has not been discussed between the RBI and government for many years.

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  • Roger Ver Announces Fallout with Craig Wright After Supporting Bitcoin Cash ABC
Roger Ver Announces Fallout with Craig Wright After Supporting Bitcoin Cash ABC

Bitcoin Cash (BCH ), a hard fork of Bitcoin (BTC ) has been in the news recently as regards its forthcoming network hard fork . If the new version of the protocol is backwards compatible with the old (i.e. Bitmain founder Jihan Wu has been defending the ABC protocol, while discrediting Craig Wright's claims . Additionally, it's supporte...

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  • Bombardier cutting about 5,000 jobs as part of restructuring plan
Bombardier cutting about 5,000 jobs as part of restructuring plan

In a news release reporting its third quarter financial results, the company said the reduction in staff will take place across the organization over the next 12 to 18 months, "leading to annualized savings of approximately $250 million at full run rate, which we expect by 2021".

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  • Flight attendant breastfeeds stranger's baby on flight
Flight attendant breastfeeds stranger's baby on flight

As other passengers stared at the crying infant, Organo said she chose to assist the mother in the only way she knew how. I knew the flight was going to be special to me, as I had just received a promotion in my role, but I didn't realise it would be this special.

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  • US Retailers already kicking off Black Friday with big deals
US Retailers already kicking off Black Friday with big deals

While it might be easier to find a Switch console this year's Black Friday , there are not many deals or bundles of the console itself. Walmart ( wmt ) is kicking off things starting on Thursday with 18 Black Friday deals available exclusively on its website.

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  • United States court halts construction of Keystone XL oil pipeline
United States court halts construction of Keystone XL oil pipeline

US District Judge Brian Morris found that the US government's use of a 2014 environmental review to justify issuing a presidential permit for construction of the cross-border pipeline violated the National Environmental Policy Act , the Endangered Species Act and the Administrative Procedure Act, according to the court order issued Thursday.

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  • Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't
Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't

But the stakes here would be different, and more fraught, especially for a likely 2020 presidential primary candidate. He seized on scenes of a caravan of Central American migrants heading through Mexico for the U.S., mused on ending the constitutional guarantee of citizenship to all people born in the United States and ran a television advertise...

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  • Runaway Train Blazes Through Western Australia For More Than 50 Miles
Runaway Train Blazes Through Western Australia For More Than 50 Miles

A runaway BHP train filled with iron ore made headlines on Monday morning, when it derailed about 120 kilometres south of Port Hedland in WA. "We will be liaising with our customers in relation to our contractual commitments over this period", she added.

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  • Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as Tesla chair
Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as Tesla chair

In the settlement, the SEC pulled back from its demand that Musk, who is synonymous with the Tesla brand, be barred from running Tesla, a sanction that many investors said would be disastrous. The settlement required Tesla and Musk to pay a fine of $20 million United States each and for Musk to give up his chairman role for three years. Tesla's s...

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  • Passengers refuse to fly with stinking durian cargo
Passengers refuse to fly with stinking durian cargo

The airline eventually agreed to remove the offending fruit and the plane took off an hour behind schedule Monday morning. The problem is, videos circulating where a passenger taking the video accused carrying durian as a safety hazard.

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  • Administration asks SCOTUS to bypass appeals, take up DACA case
Administration asks SCOTUS to bypass appeals, take up DACA case

In doing so, government lawyers sought to bypass federal appeals courts that have yet to rule definitively on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The policy reversal went into effect in June. But the justices refused to hear the appeals, leaving the lower court ruling in place. The case has been before the ninth circuit in San Fra...

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  • Red Wall: Democratic Surge Fails To Erase Senate Republican Majority
Red Wall: Democratic Surge Fails To Erase Senate Republican Majority

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is projected to keep his seat there, but Republican Mike DeWine holds a lead over Democrat Richard Cordray there. Ultimately, whether Pelosi can become speaker again will depend on the exact composition of the House and whether she can get some Democrats to go back on the soft promises they made to their constituen...

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  • PELOSI'S PREDICTION: Nancy Says She's '100% SURE' Dems Will Retake the House
PELOSI'S PREDICTION: Nancy Says She's '100% SURE' Dems Will Retake the House

It sounds like a tall task, but even the president admits history is on the side of the Democrats. "Everything we have achieved is at stake", Trump declared in his final day of campaigning. Nationally, polls diverged over whether the terrain has shifted for Democrats or Republicans in the final days of the 2018 election cycle. Studies have f...

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  • USA midterm elections: A blue wave or a red rally?
USA midterm elections: A blue wave or a red rally?

The US leader also acknowledged the significance of the midterm elections for his presidency. Democrats are favored to win more House seats than they now have and they need an overall gain of 23 to retake the House majority. A nonpartisan poll has shown a big shift towards the Democrats with analysts suggesting a " blue wave " could cause a...

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  • Trump, Democrats in frenzied final push ahead of United States elections
Trump, Democrats in frenzied final push ahead of United States elections

She lashed a sign to her front porch reading "VOTE FOR GUN CONTROL", and she is stunned every time she sees the crowd at Trump rallies on television cheering for his divisive language. Trump's rallies have focussed mostly on Senate and gubernatorial battles in states he won in the 2016 White House race - from Florida and Missouri to West Virginia...

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  • Northern Virginia city gets closer look from Amazon, newspaper report says
Northern Virginia city gets closer look from Amazon, newspaper report says

He criticized the leaker who allegedly tipped off The Washington Post that Northern Virginia is the likely victor of Amazon's second headquarters competition in a highly unorthodox public rebuke. Betting sites give northern Virginia the most likely odds of landing the project, and stock analysts have sweetened their view of JBG Smith - owner ...

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  • Amazon May Split HQ2 Location Between 2 Cities
Amazon May Split HQ2 Location Between 2 Cities

Bezos himself said last week that he'd make the final decision guided by intuition: "You immerse yourself in that data but then you make the decision with your heart", he said at a conference in NY last week. The Washington metropolitan area was long considered a top contender for Amazon's second headquarters. Amazon Director of Economic Develo...

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