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Popeyes Chicken announces chicken sandwich: Inside the epic Twitter battle that ensues

Popeyes Chicken announces chicken sandwich: Inside the epic Twitter battle that ensues

Fans of Popeyes seemed to prefer the seasoning, while Chick-fil-A fans praised the restaurant's famous sauce. Popeyes caught wind of the seasonless Tweet and responded back with a very spicy qui...

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Qantas considering 20-hour direct flight between Australia and NY

Qantas considering 20-hour direct flight between Australia and NY

The iconic Australian airline will use re-purposed Boeing 787-9 delivery flights for the 19-hour research journeys scheduled for October, November and December this year. Both Airbus and Boeing have p...

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Popeyes vs. Chick-fil-A: Whose chicken sandwich is better?

Beloved fast-food fried-chicken chain Popeyes, founded in a New Orleans suburb, is known for its Cajun-seasoned chicken, sides like red beans and rice and mashed potatoes and gravy, and catchy jingle...

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall More than Expected

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall More than Expected

Weekly claims can be volatile so economists tend to look at the four-week moving average as a better gauge of the health of the labor market. Last week's claims data falls during the same week the L...

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Dollar rises vs yen, Swiss franc as risk appetite grows

Dollar rises vs yen, Swiss franc as risk appetite grows

Markets expect the Fed to cut interest rates again this year after enacting the first rate cut in more than a decade last month, a move economists see as helping to delay the onset of an economic down...

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Report shows U.S. deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Report shows U.S. deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

The news of a deficit that is ballooning faster than expected comes amid President Donald Trump's consideration to implement payroll and capital gains tax cuts, a clear sign that, despite rhetoric fro...

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China Debuts Improved Interest Rate Mechanism Tuesday

China Debuts Improved Interest Rate Mechanism Tuesday

From Tuesday, new loans must be priced "mainly" with reference to the new LPR, which is linked to the price the People's Bank of China charges lenders for cash over a year. It last cut the one-year le...

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What’s floccinaucinihilipilification? Ask India's central bank

What’s floccinaucinihilipilification? Ask India's central bank

Before this, the RBI had reduced the rate thrice, each time by 25 basis points. "Hence, at times it is apposite to calibrate the size of the conventional rate adjustment". Two of Das's RBI colleagues ...

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New Mercedes-Benz EQV revealed: meet the electric V-Class…

New Mercedes-Benz EQV revealed: meet the electric V-Class…

It will be offered in two wheelbase configurations. Note the charging port below the headlamp. The MBUX infotainment system is included. Speaking of that raft, it can hold seven people with th...

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Del Monte plant in Sleepy Eye, Minn. to close, affecting 363 workers

Del Monte plant in Sleepy Eye, Minn. to close, affecting 363 workers

Sleepy Eye's Mayor Wayne Pelzel said the plant is one of the biggest employers in the city of about 3,500 people. The company owned and operated 10 production facilities and three distribution centers...

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Amazon opens Hyderabad campus

Amazon opens Hyderabad campus

Spread over 9.5 acres, this multi-storied building comprises of 290 conference rooms, casual and collaborative work spaces that will house 15,000 employees, along with private areas, interfaith prayer...

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United Kingdom tech firms secure record foreign investment

United Kingdom tech firms secure record foreign investment

Industry players say lower valuations in the United Kingdom due to the weaker pound are attracting investors to the sector. Investment from the USA and Asia into the United Kingdom tech sector total...

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Fed minutes reveal members saw rate cut as 'mid-cycle adjustment'

Fed minutes reveal members saw rate cut as 'mid-cycle adjustment'

Wall Street's main indexes rose about 1% on Wednesday, as upbeat earnings from retailers Lowe's and Target reinforced confidence in consumer demand, while investors awaited the release of the Fed mi...

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'I am the Chosen One': Trump defends China trade war

'I am the Chosen One': Trump defends China trade war

My life would have been a lot easier if I didn't take China on. Growing concerns that the trade war could trigger a possible US recession weighed on financial markets last week and seemed to put adm...

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United Kingdom to skip European Union meetings beginning in September

United Kingdom to skip European Union meetings beginning in September

The announcement comes after Boris Johnson ramped up his no-deal plans, including attempting to remove the "undemocratic" backstop from the Brexit deal, automatically registering 88,000 firms for ...

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Report shows deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Report shows deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

The report also estimates that the USA will run a total 10-year deficit of $12.2 trillion instead of the $11.4 trillion projected back in may. Deficits exceeding $1 trillion will kick in beginning n...

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Greene King to be sold to Hong Kong family

Greene King to be sold to Hong Kong family

The deal, which still has to be approved by Greene King's shareholders, would see CK Asset Holdings paying £2.7bn in cash for the brewer and pub company as well as assuming approximately £1.9bn of d...

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China says it will sanction United States firms over Taiwan warplanes

China says it will sanction United States firms over Taiwan warplanes

China considers Taiwan to be part of its territory which should eventually be reunited with the mainland. Geng said China urges the U.S.to "stop arms sales to and military interactions with Taiwan" ...

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30-year Treasury slumps to historic low as recession fears spike

30-year Treasury slumps to historic low as recession fears spike

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury Note briefly broke below the 2-year rate for the first time since 2007, dropping to 1.623%, below the 2-year yield at 1.634%. That had the effect of raising...

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Trump administration expected to announce plan to detain migrant children longer

Trump administration expected to announce plan to detain migrant children longer

Changing the rules would allow the government to hold children and their families indefinitely pending their court proceedings, rather than follow the guidelines set in the 1997 Flores settlement. Imm...

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Ryanair seeks injunction to stop United Kingdom pilot strike

Ryanair seeks injunction to stop United Kingdom pilot strike

In the British case, a majority of unionised pilots had voted by four to one for the strike at one of the busiest times of the year in a dispute over pay and conditions. It means all the time that cou...

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Ryanair legal action makes strike more certain: United Kingdom union

Ryanair legal action makes strike more certain: United Kingdom union

The airline, represented in court by Martin Hayden SC and Eoin O'Shea BL, is also seeking a declaration from the court that Forsa's ballot for the proposed strike action and its notice of strike actio...

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FREE FALLING: Democrat Support for Kamala Harris PLUMMETS 12% Since June

FREE FALLING: Democrat Support for Kamala Harris PLUMMETS 12% Since June

Harris saw her poll numbers surge after what was regarded as a strong performance in the first round of Democratic presidential primary debates in late June, when she knocked Biden on his heels over h...

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UK says to skip most EU meetings from Sept 1: government

UK says to skip most EU meetings from Sept 1: government

The GBP/USD pair, which erased a small part of its daily losses and recovered to 1.21 earlier in the session, is now down 0.3% on the day at 1.2089. The home secretary has been clear in her intentio...

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Oil jumps 2.4% after attack on Saudi field

Oil jumps 2.4% after attack on Saudi field

Brent crude had risen 13 cents, or 0.2 per cent, to $60.16 a barrel by 0136 GMT, after settling 0.5 per cent higher on Tuesday. Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Sau...

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US Steel To Terminate More Workers in Michigan Facility

US Steel To Terminate More Workers in Michigan Facility

In June, the company announced it would halt two blast furnaces at the Great Lakes and Gary Works plants due to the softening demand and low price of steel. A U.S. Steel official pointed out extreme...

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Elanco To Acquire Bayer's Animal Health Business For $7.6B

Elanco To Acquire Bayer's Animal Health Business For $7.6B

Bayer said in a statement that the sale, aimed at sharpening the company's focus on life sciences, was expected to be concluded in mid-2020 pending anti-trust clearance. "We were also able to safegu...

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BHP Mining Doubles Net Profit Hitting New Records

BHP Mining Doubles Net Profit Hitting New Records

BHP (BHP .L) CEO Andrew Mackenzie said that the trade standoff between the USA and China was a consideration for the company, warning that there was "no doubt" that it would "put a dampener on world...

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Tesla solar panels caused fires at 7 Walmart stores, retailer alleges

Tesla solar panels caused fires at 7 Walmart stores, retailer alleges

In recent years, Walmart ( WMT ) installed solar panels from Tesla Energy Operations on the more than 240 stores across the country. Tesla stopped selling systems in Home Depot stores. Inspections f...

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Trump calls on Fed to cut interest rates

Trump calls on Fed to cut interest rates

In two tweets, the USA president kept up his pressure on the Fed and its chairman, saying the U.S. economy was strong "despite the horrendous lack of vision by Jay Powell and the Fed". Trump has relen...

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