• Bill Gates lauds futuristic toilets in China

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has unveiled in Beijing a futuristic toilet that doesn't need water or sewers, and uses chemicals to turn human waste into fertilizer. Ed Giles reports.
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  • Iran predicts 'difficult days' for oil consumers worldwide: SHANA

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Iran's oil minister said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Iranian crude exports mean difficult days for oil consumers worldwide, adding that waivers issued by Washington to eight importing countries will not satisfy market demand.
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  • HSBC discloses customer accounts hacked at its U.S. bank

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Hackers breached some HSBC customers' accounts in the United States in October and accessed their information, the bank said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.
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  • Morning News: November 6, 2018

    8 days ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Italy Gets a Warning From the 14th Century
    Iran Sanctions and Oil Prices: Who'll Feel the Pain?
    China's Trade Olive Branch Can't Dispel Fears of Clash With U.S.
    Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 Evenly Between Two Cities
    Crazy Work Hours and Lots of Cameras: Silicon Valley Goes to China
    Apple's Asia Suppliers Fall on Report iPhone XR Production Boost Canceled
    Ford Goes Local in India, Aims for Bigger Slice of Competitive Market
    Boeing, Airbus Fret Over Trade War as China Displays Aviation Ambitions
    Verizon to Break Up Wireless Unit in Reorganization
    The Airline Most Famous for $55 Flights from the...
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  • Will a softer U.S. dollar help grains?

    8 days ago - By AG Web

    Where should you consider buying and selling grains?
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  • Heads of World Bank, IMF say risks of trade tensions growing

    8 days ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Leaders of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and other global financial organizations warned Tuesday that trade tensions pose a growing risk for emerging economies.
    With the U.S. and China embroiled in their worst trade conflict in decades, global growth has "plateaued and some downside risks have materialized," the leaders said in a joint statement issued after a meeting in Beijing.
    "We are concerned about a further escalation of trade tensions, and the spillover effects on vulnerable emerging markets," the statement said, specifically mentioning employment as a concern.
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  • Iran says it is selling the oil it needs to, despite U.S. pressure

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Iran said on Tuesday it had so far been able to sell as much oil as it needs despite U.S. pressure, but urged European countries that oppose the U.S. sanctions to do more to shield Iran.
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