Global growth fears stoked by slowing factory activity
Trade tensions between the US and China may be coming home to roost for the global economy, with the most closely watched manufacturing surveys flashing warning signs from China to the euro-zone. Chinese factory activity slowed in September, official and private surveys showed, as the world's second biggest economy remains locked in a trade dispute…
‘The Voice’: SandyRedd’s four-chair-turn performance wows the judges
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about 'The Voice': SandyRedd's four-chair-turn performance wows the judges A standout performance on "The Voice" earned four chair turns, Jennifer Hudson's stilettos, Kelly Clarkson's jacket, Adam Levine's sneaker and Blake Shelton's cup. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to…
A Toys R Us comeback? New name, same mascot Geoffrey emerge in post-bankruptcy plan
CLOSE Take a trip back to your younger days with one of the nation's best-known retail chains. USA TODAY Geoffrey has been the official mascot of Toys "R" Us for nearly 50 years. (Photo: Courtesy of Toys R Us, Courtesy of Toys R Us) Toys R Back? Not quite, but the first signs of how…
Expats urge Scott Morrison to rethink ‘draconian’ capital gains tax
Canberra/Shanghai | Federal government plans to slug expats millions in capital gains tax if they sell their homes while living overseas could be at risk, amid growing concern from Labor and Senate crossbenchers. Some 100,000 Australians living and working overseas face losing a capital gains tax exemption on their main residence if they sell the…
Death of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari causes uproar in Lucknow
New Delhi, India - Activists are calling for police reforms following a shooting in which a police officer killed an Apple executive in the state of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Vivek Tiwari, a sales manager at Apple, was travelling by car with a colleague on Saturday in the northern city of Lucknow when two police…