Mexico imposes tariffs on USA pork exports

On Tuesday, Mexico announced a 20 percent tariff on USA apples in response to the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum. The EU says it expects to retaliate next month after the United States imposed tariffs on the bloc's steel... More..

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Tesla: Why It's 'All About' Model 3 Production
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Tesla: Why It's 'All About' Model 3 Production

Musk said manufacturing will be Tesla's greatest strength long-term and predicted the company would be profitable in Q3 and Q4. "But instead of recognizing the need for independent and effective board le...More..

Trump wants separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico, says adviser Kudlow
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Trump wants separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico, says adviser Kudlow

Of the nearly $6.5 billion worth of pork exports from the U.S.in 2017, nearly a quarter - over $1.5 billion - was imported by Mexico, data from the U.S. Canada announced its own list last week, and the Europ...More..

Google scrubs USA military contract following protest by employees
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Google scrubs USA military contract following protest by employees

According to several internal emails obtained by reporter Kate Conger, Google officials were optimistic that working on Project Maven could open the doors to much more lucrative contracts with the USA military ...More..

100 killed in violent Nicaragua protests as Ortega vows to remain
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

100 killed in violent Nicaragua protests as Ortega vows to remain

MASAYA/VATICAN CITY Nicaraguan protesters have fired homemade mortars to fend off a police crackdown in new unrest that left at least six people dead, including a United States citizen, as the opposition renewe...More..

Crude oil futures complex lower on expectations of more OPEC supply - Oil
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Crude oil futures complex lower on expectations of more OPEC supply - Oil

It's not clear precisely how the request was communicated. Over the weekend, Opec and non-Opec Arab oil ministers agreed on the need for continued cooperation to balance global supply, Kuwait's state news ...More..

Qatar Airways boss says only a man could do his 'challenging' job
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Qatar Airways boss says only a man could do his 'challenging' job

The airline executive later clarified his remarks during an interview with Bloomberg , saying he was "only referring to one individual, I was not referring to the staff in general". Akbar Al Baker (centre) la...More..

Drivers hit by biggest petrol price rise for 18 years
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Drivers hit by biggest petrol price rise for 18 years

After the one paisa reduction in fuel prices on May 30, which caused much criticism from the Opposition, prices have since fallen continuously. Petrol pump prices rose at the fastest rate for almost two d...More..

European Union trade official: United States 'closed the door' on tariff talks
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

European Union trade official: United States 'closed the door' on tariff talks

Both Mexico and Canada unveiled the new round of tariffs against the United States this week, slamming President Trump over his decision to tax North American steel products. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur R...More..

Howard Schultz stepping down from Starbucks, doesn't rule out presidential run
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Howard Schultz stepping down from Starbucks, doesn't rule out presidential run

He had endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before the last presidential election and had sometimes deflected questions about whether he would run for office. During his 36-year tenure, Star...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction

Further, it is expected that iPhone SE 2 will be launched during the event. For instance, the software was optimised with Apple's chip team, and as a result, apps should launch up to 40 per cent faster.It e...More..

Google won't renew Pentagon contract to use AI
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Google won't renew Pentagon contract to use AI

The project got off the ground in April 2017, but it didn't make waves until a year later when more than 3,100 Google employees signed a letter to CEO Sundar Pichai opposing the partnership on ethical gr...More..

Sault and area tickets win $2 million
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Sault and area tickets win $2 million

The draw gives lotto players 110 million reasons to dream. Following the recent Lotto Max draw on Friday, June 1, OLG states that there are quite a few lucky winners in Ontario. The bonus number was 43. Thi...More..

Germany’s Merkel to work with Italy’s populist new govt
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Germany’s Merkel to work with Italy’s populist new govt

The chancellor spoke at a time of new concern about cohesion in the 28-member European Union, after a populist coalition with a strong euroskeptic streak was installed in Italy this week. Merkel also backs the ...More..

Microsoft has overtaken Google as the world's third most valuable company
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Microsoft has overtaken Google as the world's third most valuable company

Microsoft is now more valuable than Google and its listed parent company, Alphabet . Apple and Amazon have the Number 1 and 2 spots, respectively. Apple is also in the race to become the world's first...More..

Unemployment Rate Reaches 18-year Low
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Unemployment Rate Reaches 18-year Low

It also spurred increased bets on two more increases this year after that, rather than one, though trade disputes and weakness in some European economies pose risks to USA growth. "The unemployment rates for ...More..

Last-ditch deal gets Conte sworn in as Italy PM
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Last-ditch deal gets Conte sworn in as Italy PM

Conte left policy specifics to the drivers of his improbable rise, with 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio reporting for work after the parade to the ministry of economic development, which would have otherwise been c...More..

VISA card payment system problems hit local shops and services in Wrexham
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

VISA card payment system problems hit local shops and services in Wrexham

While investigations into the causes of the failure are ongoing, Visa Card users are getting into trouble, and something obviously needs to be done as soon as possible. She said: "We strongly advise people to...More..

Jack Ma at the Global Smart Logistics Summit 2018
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Jack Ma at the Global Smart Logistics Summit 2018

According to the set data, the entire motorcade is running at a fixed distance. Alibaba operates its own logistics business, Cainiao Network , in which it acquired a controlling stake last September for ...More..

Dog Dies on Delta Air Lines
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Dog Dies on Delta Air Lines

It was found dead Wednesday morning in its carrier in a cargo facility at the airport, southwest of Detroit in Romulus. It's still unclear what caused the dog's death. The pet's owners alleged that a flight a...More..

Google to End Military Contract Following Employee Complaints
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Google to End Military Contract Following Employee Complaints

Google did not return a request for comment on the news. " Google Cloud has been building our theme on Democratizing AI in 2017, and Diane and I have been talking about Humanistic AI for enterprise". The real ...More..

Deutsche Bank downgraded by S&P over restructuring plans
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Deutsche Bank downgraded by S&P over restructuring plans

The share price of Germany's biggest lender fell almost 5 per cent on Tuesday to near its all-time low, seen in September 2016, as a steady decline since the beginning of the year was compounded by a market sel...More..

Amazon geoblocks Australia on US site as tax change kicks in
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Amazon geoblocks Australia on US site as tax change kicks in

Queensland University of Technology retail expert Gary Mortimer said given the majority of online shoppers in Australia use local sites, he thinks Amazon's decision will have little impact. He said the altern...More..

Crude retreats on trade concerns as dollar strengthens
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Crude retreats on trade concerns as dollar strengthens

The American petroleum Institute (API) on Wednesday reported that the volume of oil reserves in the USA last week rose 1 million barrels and distillates by 1.5 million barrels, while gasoline inventories decr...More..

Marchionne leaves Fiat Chrysler debt free as prepares to hand over wheel
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Marchionne leaves Fiat Chrysler debt free as prepares to hand over wheel

It is a gesture he had promised if Fiat eliminated debt, which he said will happen by the end of the month. The 65-year-old Italian-Canadian manager is famous for unfailingly wearing navy blue cashmere sweaters...More..

Sears in Grand Forks is set to close the end of June
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Sears in Grand Forks is set to close the end of June

Other Michigan Sears locations closing include Dearborn, Sterling Heights and Traverse City. The Eastfield Mall's owners, New Jersey's Mountain Development, have said their plan is to "demall" the propert...More..

Waymo's self-driving car service to include 62,000 minivans
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Waymo's self-driving car service to include 62,000 minivans

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) ( FCAU .N) will add up to 62,000 more cars to Alphabet Inc's ( GOOGL .O) autonomous driving unit Waymo, the companies said on Thursday, as part of Waymo's plan to rol...More..

United Kingdom must not be 'cowed or bullied' by Trump's steel tariffs
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

United Kingdom must not be 'cowed or bullied' by Trump's steel tariffs

White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said national security is the primary reason behind ending the two-month exemption from USA steel and aluminum tariffs for Europe , Canada and ...More..

by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Following Worker Revolt, Google to End Drone Technology Contract with Pentagon

The employees fear that the project is the first step towards using artificial intelligence for lethal purposes. "Or using AI to prevent cyber attacks on our electrical grid?" said Work, a senior fellow a...More..

Hong Kong Stocks mixed on global trade war fears
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Hong Kong Stocks mixed on global trade war fears

The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the German market, as measured by the MSCI G...More..