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Grungy, taped-up designer sneakers sell for $530

No matter, they have done the (literal) dirty work for you. One person called the shoes "another piece of fashion that looks like something I was made fun of ...


Comcast outbids Fox to buy Sky for £30.45bn

Philadelphia-based Comcast is one of the largest cable television providers in the US. Comcast's final offer values Sky at around 29.7 billion pounds (about $...


Iran to veto OPEC decisions harming its interests

The members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Consortium ( OPEC ) as well as other major oil producing countries are going to meet on September 23 ...


Uber 'in talks to buy Deliveroo'

According to Bloomberg sources, the Uber talks could fall apart because Deliveroo and its investors have been reluctant to relinquish independence. Delive...


Woolworths withdraw sewing needles from shelves as fruit tampering 'hysteria' grows

A needle in a strawberry, as seen on Australian TV news. Woolworths Group has removed all the affected brands from shelves in its supermarkets, but continues ...


Huge spelling mistake on Cathay Pacific plane

Yet it happened, earning the company the title of "the airline that gives no Fs". The company was able to laugh at itself, though, tweeting: "Oops this specia...


Trump sees gain in China tariffs despite consumer pain

While both the Chinese and USA measures are set to go into effect Monday, Trump previously noted that the initial 10 percent tariffs would rise to 25 percent ...


Emirates Explores Etihad Deal to Forge Biggest Airline

The report, published earlier in the day, suggested that Emirates will take over Etihad, and that talks were at a "preliminary stage". Commenting on the new c...


India to pay in rupees for Iranian oil

South Korea, Japan, and India are all negotiating waivers, but until they receive clarity on the issue, South Korea and Japan are not risking sanctions in case ...


China-US trade dispute could last 20 years, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

Separately, Ma had warned China's business and political leaders that the trade war between China and the US could last 20 years, longer than Mr. Trump's presid...


Oil prices slip as Trump calls on Opec to lower prices

Trump seemed to threaten the withdrawal of U.S. military resources from the Middle East if OPEC members in the region didn't work to lower prices. OPEC with a...


Audi Launches Electric SUV in Tesla's Backyard, With Assist From Amazon

With similar dimensions to Audi's Q5 mid-size SUV, the five-passenger e-Tron is-perhaps surprisingly-a workhorse, with a large trunk and a 4,000-pound towing ...


Ontario MP Leona Alleslev quits the Liberals to join the Conservatives

A legislator from Canada's ruling Liberals unexpectedly defected to the main opposition party on Monday, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a year ...


30 suffer nosebleed due to Jet Airways' staff negligence

The official said the DGCA would look into the incident first and then a decision would be taken on whether the matter should be referred to the AAIB. The crew ...


European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'

On the issue of keeping the Northern Irish border open and "frictionless", to avoid a visible border that would risk reigniting old tensions, May said the U...


Amazon considering opening 3000 cashierless stores

Amazon opened its first Go branch, underneath its Seattle headquarters, at the start of this year. Two of the new stores offer only a limited selection of sa...


Call for second Brexit vote grows stronger

Angela Merkel , the German Chancellor, said there could be "no compromise" on the integrity of the single market, the bloc's economic free-trade zone. Then we...


Alibaba´s Ma says 1m United States jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

The Alibaba ( BABA ) chief grabbed attention at the start of previous year when he made the ambitious jobs pledge following a meeting with Donald Trump, who w...


'Oops!' Airline misspells its own name on plane

Shockingly, the airline was only made aware of the mistake after travellers contacted them after spotting it at Hong Kong International Airport, the BBC re...


Coke in talks to make cannabis-infused drinks

The companies declined to comment on the report but acknowledged their interest in that segment of the cannabis market. Aurora says there isn't a deal wit...


Today's National Cheeseburger Day - How To Score Free Burgers (and Pancakes)

Culver's: Individual locations may be offering special deals but there is no national offer. As long as the purchase is over.50 cents, you're eligible for a f...


McDonald's Employees To Go On Nationwide Strike

Another woman from Gretna, Louisiana, said a co-worker would grab her hand and place it on his crotch, and would also grope her breasts and butt. "They could do...


EU's Barnier offers better terms over Irish border to get Brexit deal

Mr Barnier is proposing using technology to check goods crossing the Irish Sea, but Mrs May has always made clear that any proposal that creates a border betwee...


Merger of BoB, Vijaya, Dena Bank to improve efficiency, governance: Moody’s

Rajiv Kumar, Department of Financial Services Secretary , announced that the decision was arrived at after meeting of the "alternative mechanism" which was set ...


Trump Administration To Impose Tariffs On $200B In Chinese Goods

Bloomberg news, siting five unidentified sources, said a product code that covers the Apple Watch, AirPods, and HomePod smart speaker, is not listed among some...


Trump Announces Tariffs on $200 Billion in Imports From China

Tariffs of between 5% and 10% will take effect on some 5,200 U.S. products on Monday, on the same day as the new USA duties, the finance ministry said. Earlier ...


Trump Issues More Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Goods

The U.S. has already levied additional tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods at 25 percent. " President Trump is a hard-hitting businessman, and he tries t...


Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine

Meredith Corporation revealed that the Benioffs had agreed to acquire the United States magazine for $190m (£145m), pending regulatory approval. A man holds ...


Needles in strawberries found in all six Australian states

Numerous lines of fresh strawberries have been pulled from shelves across the country. An investigation is underway after a "metal object" was allegedly found...


President Trump to spare Apple from tariffs on Chinese goods

After a public comment period, the administration said Monday that it had withdrawn some items from its preliminary list of US$ 200 billion (NZ$304 billion) in...


Coca-Cola reportedly in talks with Aurora to develop cannabis drinks

Aurora spokeswoman Heather MacGregor also declined to comment about any talks with Coca-Cola, but did confirm that her company does intend to enter the infused...


Oil slips as economic concerns outweigh tighter supply

Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets' global head of commodity strategy, confirmed the threat of multiple hurricanes could affect the supply chain, as well as Mr T...


Sewing needles found in Australian strawberries, farmer 'devastated'

It comes as products sold by Sunshine Coast supplier Donnybrook were pulled from supermarket shelves earlier in the day following the discovery of needles in th...


There Are 16 Nuclear Reactors at Risk From Hurricane Florence

Duke Energy's two-unit 1.978-GW Brunswick plant 30 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina - which is close to the projected landfall of Hurricane Florence ...


Australian officials warn of needle danger for 6 strawberry brands

Police are also investigating contamination of fruit sold by Delightful Strawberries , Love Berries and Oasis in NSW, Queensland , Victoria, and the ACT s...