UK tech pioneer conjures new future for farming out of thin air

It can also involve lower carbon emissions compared to other soil-free systems such as hydroponics where plants are dipped enriched water. LettUs’s patent-pending technology introduces more simplicity and consistency to aeroponics while maintaining yields, explains managing director Charlie Guy. “We have developed a very efficient way of growing plants, from leafy vegetables to soft fruits, in completely controlled environments. “Our aeroponic […]

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Trump dismisses trade war fears; China warns of market chaos

WASHINGTON/BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China despite a warning from Beijing that Washington’s decision to label it a currency manipulator would lead to chaos in financial markets. Trump, who announced last week he would slap a 10% tariff on a further $300 billion in Chinese imports starting on […]

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Offshore yuan hits record low after U.S. brands China a currency manipulator

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s offshore yuan hit a record low on Tuesday, fuelling fresh selling in global financial markets, after the United States branded Beijing a “currency manipulator” in a rapidly escalating trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. In a strongly-worded editorial, the official Communist Party newspaper the People’s Daily said the United States’ was “deliberately destroying international […]

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Kamala Harris and Tulsi Gabbard went after each other without mercy in Detroit. Both had a point.

Sen. Kamala Harris andRep. Tulsi Gabbard went at it on and off the debate stage in Detroit on Wednesday. Gabbard went after Harris’s record as a prosecutor, challenging her progressive credentials. Meanwhile, Harris after the debate criticized Gabbard for her refusal to condemn Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a war criminal; his regime has used chemical weapons and torture in […]

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Trump bashes Fed's rate cut

FOX Business’ hosts react to Fed rate cut FOX Business’ Charles Payne, Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs, Stuart Varney and Neil Cavuto react to the Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut. President Trump on Wednesday lashed out at the Federal Reserve after stocks sold off following the central bank’s first rate cut in more than a decade. Continue Reading Below The Dow Jones Industrial […]

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Democratic debate interrupted by protesters

The opening statements at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit were interrupted by demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner and NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose chokehold killed the 43-year-old black man in 2014. During New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s opening remarks, the protesters began shouting “fire Pantaleo!” The shouts grew louder a few moments later as Sen. […]

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