• GM to stop selling cars in India by December

    GM to stop selling cars in India by December

    Economia

    GM said the restructuring actions were expected to realise annual savings of about $100 million (R1.31billion). General Motors has announced it is quitting South Africa entirely and will be discontinuing Chevrolet sales in India , both by the end of 2017.
  • Oil prices up 2% after deal to extend supply cut

    Economia

    West Texas Intermediate crude June contract ticked up 27 cents, or around 0.6%, to $49.12 a barrel by 8:55AM ET (12:55GMT). Energy ministers from the world's two top producers said that supply cuts should be prolonged for nine months, until March 2018.
  • Conversion therapy now illegal in Nevada

    Conversion therapy now illegal in Nevada

    Economia

    He calls the law a major step forward in building a more equal and inclusive state. The news comes a week after CT passed a similar ban, joining California, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Oregon, Vermont, New Mexico and the District of Columbia have similar laws on the books.
  • North Korea defends latest missile launch, seeks support

    North Korea defends latest missile launch, seeks support

    Economia

    They were expected to discuss ways of containing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities as well as the economic fallout over the deployment in South Korea of the USA missile defense system called THAAD. "The actions of North Korea are unacceptable to the world, really", the admiral said during discussions with Kishida. Both Symantec and Kaspersky, however, said it was too early to tell whether North Korea was involved in the attacks, based on the evidence that was published ...
  • Wall Street is troubled, but not full blown panicked yet over Trump

    Wall Street is troubled, but not full blown panicked yet over Trump

    Economia

    Benchmark 10-year notes last fell 1/32 in price to yield 2.2173 percent, from 2.216 percent late on Wednesday. The Canadian dollar pared some of this week's gains on Wednesday against its USA counterpart as political uncertainty in Washington supported safe-haven currencies, while domestic manufacturing sales rose in line with economists' expectations.
  • Pemberton Music Festival cancelled

    Pemberton Music Festival cancelled

    Economia

    Up until 3 PM Thursday (5/18), tickets were still available for sale on the festival's site. The festival's Twitter account was deleted, but confused fans flocked to the Facebook page to demand answers. The 2017 Pemberton Music Festival has reportedly been cancelled. The event is produced and promoted by Huka in collaboration with the Village of Pemberton, Sunstone Group, Lil'wat Nation and Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.
  • Israel Was Source of Classified Intelligence Trump Gave to Russian Federation

    Economia

    We don't yet know how straight the line is from the FBI's investigation to Comey's dismissal, though Trump did indicate last week that the Russian Federation investigation played a role in his decision. "Political punters are wondering how many more scandals can Trump overcome", Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said in a statement . "The president says what Comey said was wrong".
  • United Kingdom election: May seeks similarly 'strong mandate' to Macron

    Economia

    Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, takes over from his former mentor, the deeply unpopular Socialist President Francois Hollande, who decided against seeking a second term. Many voters backed him reluctantly, simply to keep out Le Pen's extremism. At a victory party outside the Louvre Museum in Paris yesterday, Macron said the country has sent an incredible message to itself, to Europe and the world, adding that he would "guarantee the unity of the nation and defend and protect ...
  • French president talks to Putin, faces media uproar

    French president talks to Putin, faces media uproar

    Economia

    Merkel added that the German government had already asked the European Commission to look into the possibility of protecting investments in strategic areas on a European level and not only through national regulation. Macron as an equal or will Macron play second fiddle to his German counterpart will depend on the French President's capacity to deliver on his promise to modernise the French economy by improving its institutions and ignite growth", Iakov Frizis, an economist at the Warsaw-based ...
  • Dozens of protesters demand Brazilian president's resignation

    Dozens of protesters demand Brazilian president's resignation

    Economia

    Former speaker of the lower house, Eduardo Cunha orchestrated the impeachment of former president Dilma Rousseff which gave the presidency to Mr Temer past year. "I have no doubt that the Temer government is over, and it's impossible to talk about anything getting through Congress now", Mr. Silveira said. "I came here because I am outraged", said Rafaela Rossi, a 32-year-old drug store owner.