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 that Trump could be retaliating due to c... More..

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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..

Trade War Tension Jolts Global Stock Markets
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trade War Tension Jolts Global Stock Markets

Chamber of Commerce, told CNBC. It's very hard for American companies in the auto sector or in financial services to sell into the China market, because there's a lot of regulatory barriers. In meetings in Br...More..

Could Saudi Oil Replace All The Barrels Lost From Iran Sanctions?
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Could Saudi Oil Replace All The Barrels Lost From Iran Sanctions?

The US president has repeatedly urged the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to raise its production. "But some political measures and instabilities spark concerns in the oil market and ...More..

United States fires next shot in China trade war
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

United States fires next shot in China trade war

In a statement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the new 10-percent tariffs were in response to what he called China's "retaliation and failure to change its practices". Beijing has calle...More..

Erdogan names son-in-law as finance minister in new Turkey cabinet
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Erdogan names son-in-law as finance minister in new Turkey cabinet

On the eve of Monday's inauguration authorities dismissed more than 18,000 state employees - a lot of them from the police and army - in what the government said would be the final decree under emergency rule...More..

Woman dies after company cuts off power to her home
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Woman dies after company cuts off power to her home

Her family said Daniels is locally famous for her secret pecan cake recipe and her passion for serving others and the community. The family then used a smaller reserve tank, ABC 7 reported. PSEG claims it was...More..

Ethiopia's Abiy and Eritrea's Afewerki declare end of war
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Ethiopia's Abiy and Eritrea's Afewerki declare end of war

Earlier in the day, crowds danced and sang for the leaders, and Asmara's streets were hung with Ethiopian and Eritrean flags. The two embraced again at the state dinner, hosted by Afwerki and broadcast on bot...More..

President Buhari Congratulates Erdogan On Election Victory
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

President Buhari Congratulates Erdogan On Election Victory

The lira TRYTOM=D3 , which has lost almost a fifth of its value against the dollar this year, dropped almost 3 percent to 4.74 to the USA currency after the cabinet announcement. "In other words, Turkey will b...More..

May hails 'breakthrough' at make-or-break Brexit meet
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

May hails 'breakthrough' at make-or-break Brexit meet

A very soft Brexit means that we haven't left, we are simply a rule-taker. It's also just hours since Brexit Secretary David Davis quit in protest over May's efforts to keep Britain closely bound to the Europ...More..

New Brunswick's Economy Lost 1100 Jobs In June
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

New Brunswick's Economy Lost 1100 Jobs In June

StatsCan says the jobless rate moved up last month despite the addition of nearly 32-thousand new jobs across the country because almost 76-thousand more people entered the workforce. Youth unemployment increas...More..

Oil prices edge up as investors eye tight market
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Oil prices edge up as investors eye tight market

A rise in U.S. crude oil inventories C-STK-T-EIA weighed on prices after stocks rose by 1.2 million barrels in the week to June 29, to 417.88 million barrels, according to the U.S. Saudi Arabia told the Organi...More..

Trump tariffs on China take effect as trade war escalates
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump tariffs on China take effect as trade war escalates

Under the snippy headline " So much trade losing", the lead editorial compared the Trump trade war to the start of Civil War that led to nothing but tragedy for the rebels of the South. Canada hit back by imp...More..

Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as new Brexit secretary
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as new Brexit secretary

The resignation comes two days after the whole of the cabinet met at Chequers to agree Britain's negotiating position. Sterling rose, as traders bet Davis's resignation would not imperil May and instead focus...More..

The last straw? Starbucks pledges to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

The last straw? Starbucks pledges to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020

The strawless lid has already been in use at numerous company's stores for certain kinds of cold drinks like cold foam and "draft nitro", the coffee drink that comes out of a keg, mixed with nitrogen. Frappucci...More..

Seattle becomes 1st major U.S. city to ban straws
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Seattle becomes 1st major U.S. city to ban straws

It's no longer allowed in Seattle bars and restaurants. Other cities, such as Miami Beach, Florida; Monmouth Beach, New Jersey , and several municipalities in California including Oakland and Berkeley, h...More..

Rescue Operation To Save The Thai Football Team Is Underway
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Rescue Operation To Save The Thai Football Team Is Underway

He said the boys rescued Sunday are strong and safe but need to undergo detailed medical checks. The cave system, in a limestone mountain range bordering Myanmar in northern Thailand , has proven to be a f...More..