• Trump Threatens 20% Tariff on European Cars, Seeks More U.S. Production
Trump Threatens 20% Tariff on European Cars, Seeks More U.S. Production

The White House last week announced plans to slap 25 percent tariffs on 1,100 Chinese goods, worth $50 billion in imports. After being deferred, the duties on steel and aluminium went ahead on 1 June and affect the EU, Canada , Mexico and other close USA allies.

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  • Supreme Court rules on cellphone tracking
Supreme Court rules on cellphone tracking

The nation's highest court previously had determined that out-of-state retailers who don't have a physical presence in a state, such as a store or warehouse, couldn't be forced to collect that state's sales tax on purchases. "We think that incentive, that carrot if you will, is strong enough to clean up our state and local sales tax codes", McCar...

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  • Market Sentiment Suffers as US-China Trade War Concerns Escalate
Market Sentiment Suffers as US-China Trade War Concerns Escalate

President Donald Trump told Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that the USA government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a source familiar with the negotiations. He added that China is a "predatory economic government" that is "long overdue in being tackled, " matters that inclu...

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  • Germany to refuse migrants from July if no European deal found: minister
Germany to refuse migrants from July if no European deal found: minister

Seehofer has been calling for Germany to turn back at its border migrants previously registered as asylum-seekers in other European countries. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer of the CSU has been one of the fiercest critics of Chancello Angela Merkel's liberal stance that allowed a million asylum seekers into Germany since 2015.

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  • Domino's paves potholes in Del
Domino's paves potholes in Del

So far Domino's has made repairs in four towns in California, Delaware, Texas and Georgia with their "Paving For Pizza " campaign. As part of the company's Paving for Pizza initiative, Domino's is helping cities tackle the plethora of potholes that remain after the snow and ice from last winter, so a big bump doesn't send a pizza flying on its...

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  • Federal judge approves AT&T merger with Time Warner
Federal judge approves AT&T merger with Time Warner

He issued his decision in a closed-door room with reporters, and reportedly urged the government not to seek a stay. The transaction is one of the biggest in media and telecom industry history. The result, if it stands, could pave the way for a wave of M&A action much like ones already in the works in the media biz like Disney-Fox-Comcast and Sin...

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  • Donald Trump accepts Singapore president's invitation for state visit in November
Donald Trump accepts Singapore president's invitation for state visit in November

But the two leaders also share some parallels. "I'm very confident the relationships between our countries, the United States and those G-7 countries, will continue to move forward on a strong basis", Pompeo said . "They pocket all of it and lose essentially nothing", said Christopher Hill, President George W. Bush's lead nuclear negotiator with...

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  • ZTE fined $1 billion
ZTE fined $1 billion

In April, the U.S. Commerce Department banned ZTE from buying parts from American suppliers after the company was found to have falsely informed the U.S. The ban also hurt American companies that supply ZTE. Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment (ZTE) Corporation is a Chinese company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

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  • Microsoft Submerges Massive Data Centre Under Sea Off Orkney Islands
Microsoft Submerges Massive Data Centre Under Sea Off Orkney Islands

It's estimated that half of the world's population live within 120 miles of a coast, so off-shore data centres could lead to faster web browsing, streaming and a boost for AI-driven technologies. Later in 2016, at DCD's Enterprise event in NY, the company said that the test had proved a success and that it would follow up with larger tests - no...

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  • Michael Nutter on CNN: 'We're proud of the Philadelphia Eagles'
Michael Nutter on CNN: 'We're proud of the Philadelphia Eagles'

He added: "The people love you. So thank you, honey". Some of the rumors have included that the first lady was not doing well after the surgery and that she was planning to leave Trump. Trump tweeted Wednesday that during Melania Trump's recovery from a medical procedure: "they reported everything from near death, to facelift, to left the W.H".

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  • USA reaches deal with China's ZTE, says Wilbur Ross
USA reaches deal with China's ZTE, says Wilbur Ross

The agreement is also expected to call for other concessions from ZTE, including new board members and increased US oversight of its business. The Commerce Department plans to amend its settlement agreement from previous year and count the $US361 million ZTE paid as a part of that, allowing the United States to claim a total penalty of as much as...

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  • Canada rejects U.S. offer to end trilateral deal
Canada rejects U.S. offer to end trilateral deal

To be clear: No, they didn't. The White House was in fact burned down in August 1814 in response to a USA attack on York, Ontario, in 1813. Historians note the British attack on Washington was in retaliation for the American attack on York, Ontario, in territory that eventually became Canada, which was then a British colony.

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  • Theresa May calls Donald Trump to say his steel tariffs are 'unjustified'
Theresa May calls Donald Trump to say his steel tariffs are 'unjustified'

Beyond quoting his brother's "declining health", Charles Koch did not describe David Koch's condition. He also said that the products to which the new tariffs apply were chosen to limit the impact on inflation. He said: "We still want to see what the measures themselves are, specifically we have been talking to the Irish government about the ...

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  • Oil retreats on stronger dollar, USA crude discount wider
Oil retreats on stronger dollar, USA crude discount wider

By the end of April 2018, both OECD and US inventory levels were lower than the averages for April 2013-April 2017. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their bullish wagers on US crude futures and options during the week to May 20.

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  • Where to get freebies on National Doughnut Day
Where to get freebies on National Doughnut Day

It's the perennial question: Are you a cake donut person or a raised donut person? So, treat yourself to some morning coffee and use it as an excuse to test one of these bad boys out. So why don't you decide how you feel about Papa John's new menu item for yourself? The very first official National Doughnut Day was held by the Salvation Army...

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  • U.S. might get nasty at European Union privacy laws
U.S. might get nasty at European Union privacy laws

Canada could impose duties on USA yogurt, meat, and jam, as well as mirroring tariffs on steel and aluminum starting in July, in response to the Donald Trump administration's tariffs on those metals, foreign minister Chrystia Freeland announced this afternoon.

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  • Indian motor fuel prices fourth highest among top 10 crude oil nations
Indian motor fuel prices fourth highest among top 10 crude oil nations

The domestic oil industry in the United States has emerged in recent years a powerful swing force in the global petroleum economy. Saudi Arabia and Russia's potential policy shift does not materially change Goldman Sachs Group's bullish oil outlook, the bank's analysts, including Damien Courvalin, said , reiterating the bank's forecast of ...

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  • Tesla Autopilot implicated in another emergency-vehicle crash
Tesla Autopilot implicated in another emergency-vehicle crash

Sergeant Jim Cota, a public information officer for the Laguna Beach Police Department, posted photos of the incident's aftermath on Twitter. Cota says the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries. It is still unclear why the Tesla sedan veered and struck the police SUV which was totalled, Cota said . Judging by the way in which the Tesla ...

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  • 'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion
'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion

He argued Trudeau is "gambling billions of Canadian taxpayer dollars on an oil project that will never be built - a project that Kinder Morgan itself has indicated is "untenable" and that faces more than a dozen lawsuits, crumbling economics, and a growing resistance movement that is spreading around the world".

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  • Fuel price hike: UP potato farmers face sharp drop in sales
Fuel price hike: UP potato farmers face sharp drop in sales

A logo of Indian Oil is seen on the shirt of an employee at a fuel station in New Delhi , India August 29, 2016. The opposition, led by Congress' Rahul Gandhi, seized the opportunity to target the government over the rising fuel prices and the hashtag #EkPaiseKiSarkar began trending on Twitter.

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  • Oil ministry gives in-principle nod to launch petrol, diesel futures: ICEX
Oil ministry gives in-principle nod to launch petrol, diesel futures: ICEX

Fuel prices continue to touch another peak for the 16th consecutive day, with petrol being sold at Rs 78.43 per litre in Delhi and Rs 86.24 per litre in Mumbai. On May 25, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari had suggested that petrol and diesel should be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime to curb the rise in price...

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  • Starbucks Closing Today For Anti-Bias Training
Starbucks Closing Today For Anti-Bias Training

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking in an effort to restore its tarnished diversity-friendly image. In addition, they settled with the city of Philadelphia for a symbolic $1 each and a promise that a $200,000 fund will be established to promote en...

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  • Dog gives birth to eight puppies in Florida airport
Dog gives birth to eight puppies in Florida airport

Due to the unexpected birth, the woman and her daughter missed their flight. This is not something you expect to see when going to the airport. "I saw little feet coming out", Van Atter said. Then they'd go back to Bradenton where everyone would get some rest before figuring out how to drive to Philadelphia with a new litter. Ellie, who was pre...

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  • 10 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari River in Andhra
10 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari River in Andhra

The NDRF and other rescue operation teams were successful in pulling the capsized boat out of the waters. Earlier in the day, Naidu personally monitored the operation of pulling out the boat and into rescue operations. Khaja, who operates the boat, surrendered before Devipatnam police. When the boat was caught in gusty winds and rains, those onbo...

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  • Senate backs effort to restore net neutrality
Senate backs effort to restore net neutrality

Though the vote on the measure has been expected for months, its outcome is uncertain. A majority, or 218 votes, would be needed there to force a vote. Republicans in Washington largely support the FCC's policy change, arguing the net neutrality rules subjected internet service providers to burdensome regulations.

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