Harvey Weinstein threatened to kill me: Salma Hayek

Los Angeles, Dec 14 : Actress Salma Hayek has described Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein as a rage-fuelled “monster”, alleging he sexually harassed and threatened her. Writing in the New York Times, Hayek said Weinstein once told her: “I will kill you, don’t think I can’t,” BBC reported on Wednesday. Dozens of actresses, including Rose McGowan, […]

UK urgently needs Brexit transition deal, and more time after that, lawmakers say

By William Schomberg LONDON, Dec 14 : Britain urgently needs a “standstill” deal to keep its ties with the European Union unchanged in a post-Brexit transition period, and will probably need an adaptation phase after that for sectors such as financial services, a group of lawmakers said. A transition agreement – which is widely expected […]

US lawmakers reach deal on tax cut bill

Washington, Dec 14 : US House and Senate Republicans secured a deal on the final version of a tax cut bill, paving the way for the US Congress to pass the bill and handle a major legislative achievement to President Donald Trump before Christmas. Since the House and Senate passed respective tax cut bills in […]

U.S. renewable fuel credits dive as White House sets talks on biofuels -traders

By Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK, Dec 14 : U.S. renewable fuel credits sunk to their lowest levels in two months amid efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to mediate talks between oil and corn interests over ways help refiners meet the country’s biofuels policy, traders said. The rival groups gathered for their second meeting in […]

US stocks end mixed after Fed rate hike decision

New York, Dec 14 : US stocks closed mixed, with the Dow closing at a record high, as the Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, the third such increase in 2017. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday gained 80.63 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 24,585.43. The S&P 500 […]