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Plume from flooded Texas chemical plant incredibly dangerous, warns FEMA

The plume of fumes from a flooded Texas chemical plant is “incredibly dangerous,” the head of the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said on Thursday. Two explosions were reported overnight at the chemical plant in the town of Crosby and officials have ordered residents within 1.5 miles (three kilometers) of the facility to evacuate. “The bottom line is… Read More »

Indiana AG Warns Public About Tech Support Computer Scams

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general is warning the public about online scams that seek to convince people that their personal computers are infected with viruses. Attorney General Curtis Hill says the scams use pop-up alerts resembling security alerts used by legitimate computer and technology companies. He says the deceptive alerts claim the users’ computers are infected with… Read More »

Macron warns over Syrian chemical weapons in frank meeting with Putin

Emmanuel Macron, the new French president, has warned that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, while urging a closer partnership with Russia in fighting Islamic State (Isis) in the country. “A very clear red line exists on our side – that is the use of chemical weapons by whomever,” Macron said at… Read More »

Microsoft Warns Users Not to Install Its Latest Windows Update, For Now

With its Creators Update for Windows 10, Microsoft promised that users would have the option to postpone future updates for a limited period of time and many rejoiced. But now that the update has started rolling out, it’s become apparent that there are still some stability issues and performing a manual installation isn’t recommended right now. In a… Read More »

North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

A woman walks by a poster with an illustration of US President Donald Trump held by a protester during a rally to oppose a plan to deploy an advanced US missile defence system and joint military exercises between the US and South Korea, near the US Embassy in Seoul, South Korea.(AP) North Korea warned the United States on… Read More »

Israel-Palestinian conflict: UN warns Trump over two-state reversal

The UN chief has warned Donald Trump against abandoning the idea of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying there is “no alternative”. It comes after Mr Trump went against decades of US policy, saying he would back whatever formula led to peace. Palestinians reacted with alarm to the possibility that the US could drop support for… Read More »

Yogurt firm warns on higher milk prices

Danone, the world’s largest yogurt maker, has said it expects a “steep rise” in milk prices this year. The French firm, which makes Activia and Actimel yogurts, said the increase would weigh on profits, but did not say if it would need to raise prices. Danone also said it was implementing cost cuts worth 1bn euros (£850m). Milk… Read More »

UK’s current GDP growth rate won’t last, warns business body

“The business as usual” approach taken by many firms following the Brexit vote has helped boost UK growth this year, but it will not last, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned. The business body expects GDP to grow by 2.1% this year, up from the 1.8% it forecast just three months ago. But uncertainty over the… Read More »

Fed’s Tarullo warns against ‘backsliding’ on bank regulations

U.S. banking regulators must defend tough rules governing Wall Street and resist efforts to dilute regulations that might prevent a future financial crisis, Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said on Friday. “It is critical that we not forget our still quite recent history,” Tarullo told a meeting of financial market researchers in Washington, referring to the 2008 housing… Read More »

Tesco warns global suppliers over price rises

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis has warned global suppliers not to artificially inflate their prices because of the fall in the pound. It is his first public comments since supplier Unilever tried to raise the cost of popular items such as Marmite due to a weaker currency. The UK’s biggest retailer briefly halted online sales of Unilever’s goods.… Read More »