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List of National Doughnut Day 2018 deals

Will you try the "Whopper Donut"? The victor will receive $5,000 and a one-year supply of donuts. This Belmont-Cragin doughnut shop will be giving away its si...


The euro is sliding amid political uncertainty in Italy

However, president Mattarella refused to accept the nomination of Paola Savona, a Eurosceptic, for the role of finance minister. Siri said that the flat tax w...


Elon Musk Confirms Flaw In Braking System In Model 3 Cars

It called the car's acceleration "blistering", and its 350-mile range was the highest the publication ever recorded for an electric vehicle. After the issue d...


De Beers joins the gold rush for diamonds grown in labs

In a significant about-face, the company announced Tuesday it is getting into the synthetic diamond game with Lightbox , its new man-made diamond brand that ...


Microsoft's value overtakes Alphabet for the first time in three years

In early trading on Wednesday, the company grew again to a market value of $759bn (£570bn), beating Alphabet's market cap of $745bn. Microsoft's stock pri...


Consumer Reports recommends 'buy' for Tesla's Model 3

Last week , issues with braking distance and touchscreen controls prevented the review site from recommending the more affordably priced sedan. "I've been at ...


Trump administration announces new tariffs on Chinese tech goods amid trade disputes

In an unexpected change in tone, the United States said on Tuesday that it still held the threat of imposing tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China ...


Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight in October

The new Newark-Singapore route will mark the official entry into service for the A350-900ULR. Singapore Airlines is the world's first customer for the new A35...


Can protestors still stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline?

The deal ensures construction that was suspended April 8 by Kinder Morgan's jittery investors will now begin immediately under the ownership of a Crown corporat...


Canadian Karim Baratov sentenced to 5 years in Yahoo security breach

His attorneys said Baratov didn't know he was working for the Russian spy agency. Karim Baratov, who pleaded guilty in November 2017 in San Francisco, was s...


CIBC’s Simplii says ‘fraudsters’ may have breached as many as 40,000 accounts

A screen grab of Simplii Financial's website. Two Canadian banks on Monday reported their customer accounts may have been breached. "We're taking this c...


Thousands Of Lightning Strikes Hit UK During Powerful Storms

An early summer thunderstorm rolled into the United Kingdom overnight, with meteorologists saying the United Kingdom was hit by between 15,000 and 20,000 lightn...


Stocks tumble as Italian crisis knocks global sentiment

Many commentators fear a vote could effectively become a referendum on Italy's membership of the euro. The yield on 10-year Italian government bonds increased...


Fuel prices in India have not been slashed

But a company statement later said, "There was a technical glitch in posting the selling prices of petrol and diesel on our website today". Earlier on Wedne...


Tesla in Autopilot self-driving mode crashes into parked police cruiser

Jim Cota told the LA Times . According to police, the driver in the Tesla sustained minor injuries. " Tesla has always been clear that Autopilot doesn't...


California Testing New Electronic License Plates that ‘Annihilate Privacy’

The manufacturer behind the digital plates says that they could particularly important if a vehicle is stolen as they feature a tracking function. The displays ...


Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

The proposed investment restrictions and export controls will be announced by June 30, 2018, and adopted shortly thereafter, according to the White House. After...


Oil prices fall as supply from top three producers set to rise

The spread between Brent and WTI stands at around $8.7 a barrel, the widest since March 2015 due to the depressed price of USA crude compared to Brent. Tradin...


Pret A Manger makes 312% profit for private equity in 10 years

While the companies did not disclose terms of the deal, Reuters reported the acquisition values Pret at more than $2 billion. The company will give 1,000 pou...


European Union announces crackdown on single use and harmful plastics

The European Commission's ban would apply to bags; balloons and balloon sticks; chips and candy wrappers; cigarette butts; cotton buds; cups and lids; cutlery...