USA soybean growers denounce additional tariffs on Chinese goods

China National Grain and Oils Information Center said China's 25 percent import tariff on USA soybeans will increase USA soybean import costs to between 700 yuan ($105) and 800 yuan per metric ton, which is around 300 yuan higher per ton than the s... More..

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Target tries its own version of Prime Day
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Target tries its own version of Prime Day

There is a flat Rs 16,001 discount under the sale, flat Rs 8,000 cashback on using select bank cards, and an additional discount of Rs 3,000 on exchange, taking the effective price to Rs 42,999. One big differe...More..

Russian Federation summons Greek envoy to protest diplomats' expulsion
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Russian Federation summons Greek envoy to protest diplomats' expulsion

The court in Thessaloniki, 500 kilometers north of Athens, on July 13 ruled in favor of France's request to take custody of bitcoin fraud suspect Aleksandr Vinnik, 38, who was arrested in Greece a year ago on...More..

by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

Elon Musk lashed out at Thai football team rescue diver Vern Unsworth on Twitter . The billionaire chief executive of SpaceX and Tesla Motors was apparently responding to criticism from Vernon Uns...More..

Comcast raises Sky offer to $34 bn
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Comcast raises Sky offer to $34 bn

And earlier this year, Disney created a direct-to-consumer and worldwide unit. Sky's shares closed at £15.35, up more than 5% on the week. Analysts at Jefferies said they thought Comcast , if required, c...More..

Thai Cave Rescuer Says Elon Musk’s Mission Was a
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Thai Cave Rescuer Says Elon Musk’s Mission Was a "PR Stunt"

He added it was "just a PR stunt ". Musk was criticised by many, some of whom accused Musk of using his sizeable (22 million) Twitter following to incite ill will towards people, and others saying his co...More..

U.S. ban on China's ZTE lifted
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

U.S. ban on China's ZTE lifted

President Donald Trump has said he's prepared to put tariffs on as much as $450 billion worth of Chinese exports. The company had paid bonuses rather than reprimanding employees involved in illegal activi...More..

At Least 4 More States Report Infections Linked to Tainted McDonald's Salads
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

At Least 4 More States Report Infections Linked to Tainted McDonald's Salads

McDonald's has stopped selling salads at some 3,000 locations across the country amid a multi-state parasite outbreak that has sickened dozens of customers. Symptoms include watery diarrhea, appetite loss, stom...More..

Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots announce additional strikes
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots announce additional strikes

The airline has apologised for the "regrettable disruptions", saying it was trying to minimise the strike's impact on people travelling to Portugal, France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Those unions have been holdi...More..

Build-A-Bear CEO apologizes for promotion that left many empty-handed
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-A-Bear CEO apologizes for promotion that left many empty-handed

Build-A-Bear is trying to make things right after its " Pay Your Age " sale was so successful that it failed Thursday. Build-A-Bear had announced the promotion earlier in the week as a way "to kick off its ...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair cancels flights for pilot strike

The Irish budget carrier confirmed it had cancelled 30 flights between Ireland and the United Kingdom and these were focused on routes that would allow passengers to find alternative flights easily. The carri...More..

Build-A-Bear offering vouchers after 'Pay Your Age' problems
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Build-A-Bear offering vouchers after 'Pay Your Age' problems

Build-a-Bear representatives called the promotion "overwhelming and unprecedented" in a statement to USA Today's All the Moms . "On July 12 only, none of our U.S./Canada in-store guests will be a day over 29...More..

Parasitic illness possibly linked to McDonald’s salads
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Parasitic illness possibly linked to McDonald’s salads

People infected with the parasite usually develop symptoms such as diarrhea and "frequent, sometimes explosive, bowel movements", within roughly a week, the health agency stated. "Anyone who ate these salads...More..

Unnecessary
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Unnecessary": "Ryanair pilots to go on strike next week

Nearly 100 pilots working for Ryanair in Ireland have voted to stop work on July 12 for 24 hours, as more staff threaten to strike. A ballot by the Irish Airline Pilots Association (IAPA) resulted in overwhel...More..

Pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel 10 pct of Irish…
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel 10 pct of Irish…

The strike is being carried out by 120 pilots directly employed by Ryanair. Ryanair said it has tried to avert disruption by sending Fórsa written proposals on seniority, annual leave and base transfers, "yet...More..

AT&T - Time Warner merger approval appealed by Justice Deparment today
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

AT&T - Time Warner merger approval appealed by Justice Deparment today

The government will now seek a reversal of that ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the court which handles most of the leading antitrust cases. This fuelled speculation ...More..

Oil prices slump on trade concerns and supply expectations
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Oil prices slump on trade concerns and supply expectations

An announcement by Libya's National Oil Corp that four oil export terminals were reopening, ending a standoff that had shut down most of Libya's oil output, was a key catalyst for the price fall on Wednesday, a...More..

Greyhound bus beheading in 2008 cited for drop in ridership
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Greyhound bus beheading in 2008 cited for drop in ridership

Bus charter companies, which transport sports teams, might also find a niche in regular scheduled service, he suggested. "On average , there's a couple million people in Canada, in western Canada, that use t...More..

China trade surplus with U.S. widens unexpectedly
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

China trade surplus with U.S. widens unexpectedly

The politically-sensitive data comes as sides have imposed 25% tariffs on 34-billion-dollars of the others' imports. The data comes as President Trump has ratcheted up a trade war with China and other close...More..

United Kingdom parliament suspends proceedings as Brexit white paper announcement descends into chaos
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

United Kingdom parliament suspends proceedings as Brexit white paper announcement descends into chaos

He added: 'We think that now the clear negotiation position is the first time in six months there is clarity coming from the British government. Before the Sun interview was published, May invoked Winston ...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Merkel ally SUPPORTS Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation comments despite US President's criticism of Germany

Trump said he had been "extremely unhappy" with allies' low levels of defense spending before the summit, but was pleased "they have substantially upped their commitment" during a "fantastic" unscheduled crisi...More..

Victorian death linked to frozen vegetable outbreak
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Victorian death linked to frozen vegetable outbreak

European distributor Greenyard Frozen Belgium NV issued the recall today after an outbreak was traced to Belgium and Hungary. A spokeswoman for Fine Fare Food Market, which operates both chains in the UAE, co...More..

Donald Trump: 'Nato is much stronger than it was two days ago'
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Donald Trump: 'Nato is much stronger than it was two days ago'

Mr Trump said there had been "tremendous progress" and that allies were "going to up it at levels they've never seen before". "He seems to look at this as we do everything for them, and we provide them with b...More..

Bank of Canada raises rate, predicts economic resilience despite trade risks
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Bank of Canada raises rate, predicts economic resilience despite trade risks

But even with such unknowns, TD chief economist Beata Caranci said she expects Poloz to work with the positive data he has in front of him. It was the fourth rate increase in the span of 12 months. The July...More..

Pfizer says delaying drug price hikes after Trump conversation
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Pfizer says delaying drug price hikes after Trump conversation

The rollback came a day after Trump took aim at Pfizer and other US drugmakers for raising prices on some of their medicines, saying in a tweet that they "should be ashamed" and that his administration would re...More..

India’s Iran oil imports fall as United States sanctions fears bite
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

India’s Iran oil imports fall as United States sanctions fears bite

We coordinated - we discussed USA oil sanctions to deny Iran revenue to finance terrorism. Iran on Tuesday, July 10, slammed India for not fulfilling its investment promises for the expansion of the Chabah...More..

Latest Round of Proposed Chinese Tariffs Includes Flooring
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Latest Round of Proposed Chinese Tariffs Includes Flooring

The latest news on the trade front came after Washington slapped 25% tariffs on $ 34 billion of Chinese imports last week, a move against which China immediately retaliated with matching tariffs on the s...More..

Turkey swears in President Erdogan
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Turkey swears in President Erdogan

Erdogan, who is scheduled to be sworn into his new, five-year term on Monday, is set to rule with substantially expanded powers, in line with constitutional changes that were narrowly approved in a referendum l...More..

21st Century Fox Raises Offer for Sky, Topping Comcast Bid
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

21st Century Fox Raises Offer for Sky, Topping Comcast Bid

The Comcast NBC logo is shown on a building in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2018. The £14 per share offer is 12pc higher than the £12.50 offered by Comcast in April and 82pc higher than the stock's ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bank of Canada raises overnight rate target to 1 ½ per cent

It was the fourth rate increase in the span of 12 months. "This rate hike signals that the Bank of Canada is determined to bring its benchmark overnight rate back to more normal levels and that the economy is...More..