Oil prices fell on Friday after a consultancy report forecast a rise in OPEC production for July despite the group's pledge to curb output, reigniting concerns the market will stay awash with crude.
Audi, the luxury brand of the Volkswagen Group, announced the voluntary retrofitting program on Friday.
A Linkedin survey of a thousand employees showed that close to a quarter of them are worried about their job security.
The Bank of Korea (BOK) said the North's gross domestic product grew 3.9 per cent last year -- the fastest since 1999 when it expanded 6.1 per cent.
GM has cut shifts at several U.S. plants this year as inventories of unsold cars have ballooned. Industry analysts said more jobs could be at risk as the automaker wrestles with a permanently shrinking production of small and midsized sedans.
The announcement that Merck, Pfizer and Corning have joined hands to drive manufacturing and create jobs by returning the USD 4 billion pharmaceutical glass manufacturing to the US "through modernisation and innovation" was made as part of the 'Made in America' week celebrations at the White House.
"It's clear that the President is frustrated by the continued witch-hunt of the Russia investigation, and he'd love for this to come to a full conclusion so that everyone can focus fully on the thing that he was elected to do," White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference.
The powerful Appropriations Committee that oversees spending for the federal government yesterday approved the plan on a party-line vote.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday morning slapped the world's largest publicly traded oil producer with the fine for "reckless disregard" of U.S. sanctions in dealings with Russia in 2014 when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was Exxon's chief executive.
The results were the clearest sign yet that the strategy put in place by Chief Executive Satya Nadella when he assumed the top job in 2014 is paying off. He has shifted the company's focus away from a dying personal computer software business and reinventing it as a provider of cloud computing and subscription-based software.
California's Air Resources Board says the increase in a consent decree filed Thursday brings VW's total settlement in California to USD 1.3 billion.
The island of Kos was nearest to the epicentre and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and structural damage to older buildings. Minor damage -- cracks in buildings, smashed windows and trashed shops -- appeared widespread, according to city officials.
Britain's biggest carmaker, which already operates a plant in China as part of a partnership with Chery, said the new facility was part of a 10.9 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) investment with the Chinese automaker.
The IMF last month announced it would revive the seldom- used option of approving a loan "in principle," in order to convince eurozone finance ministers to release desperately- needed new funds to Greece.
US President Donald Trump has said he would never have hired Attorney General Jeff Sessions if he had known the top law official would recuse himself from a probe into Russia's alleged election meddling.
The European Central Bank (ECB) left its ultra easy monetary policy stance unchanged as expected on Thursday, keeping rates at record lows and even leaving the door open to more asset buys if the outlook worsens.
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At Ford Motor Co , for example, 18 smell assessors - dubbed "golden noses" - at its research plant outside the eastern city of Nanjing test the smell of each material that goes inside a Ford car to be sold in China and around Asia.
Not only are new HIV infections and deaths declining, but more people than ever are on life-saving treatment, according to data published ahead of an AIDS science conference opening in Paris on Sunday.
Lee, the 46-year-old chief executive of Hotel Shilla and daughter of ailing Samsung Group patriarch Lee Kun-hee, received sole custody of their son in the ruling, a spokeswoman for the Seoul family court told Reuters.
In a widely expected move, the BOJ maintained the 0.1 percent interest it charges on a portion of excess reserves that financial institutions park at the central bank.
"From day one, my administration has been fighting to bring back our manufacturing jobs and crackdown on foreign countries that cheat. Got a lot of them. We will end the theft of American prosperity, and we will stand up for our companies, our factories, and our workers," Trump said at a "Made in America", round-table event at the White House.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had opened the talks between the world's top two economies with tough demands for a more "fair, equitable and reciprocal" relationship, with more access for American- made goods and services.
Advancing President Donald Trump's agenda, Mnuchin said a fair and balanced trade means providing the same access for American firms in China as the US provide for Chinese firms.
While H-1B visa is for foreign guest workers with high skilled capabilities, O visa programme, is intended for use by those who have extraordinary abilities or a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement.