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by | September 18, 2018 | 11:34

There is feeling around Westminster and Brussels that a Brexit deal could be within touching distance. The idea was immediately rejected by May, the report said. "Do we really think... that if parliament was to say, "No, go back and get a better one", do we really think the European Union is going to give a better deal at that point?" she said.

by | September 18, 2018 | 10:45

But Trump warned that "if China takes retaliatory action against our farmers or other industries, we will immediately pursue phase three, which is tariffs on approximately $267 billion of additional imports". This addition brings tariffs to about half of all goods imported from China to the U.S. Tariffs increase the cost of goods to U.S. buyers, and lead to higher prices for the same items from domestic producers and imports from countries that have avoided tariffs.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:16

Time claims a combined audience of more than 100 million readers in print and online, including over 50 million digital visitors. "The power of Time has always been in its unique storytelling of the people & issues that affect us all & connect us all", Benioff wrote.

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:08

Donnybrook supplies Coles and Woolworths stores across Australia. Consumers have been urged to chop up or throw out berries purchased in the past week as police seek a culprit. We are working closely with authorities as they investigate this matter. Back in New Zealand, Foodstuff external relations manager Sue Hamilton says ahead of the New Zealand strawberry season kicking off, New World, PaK'n'Save and Four Square stores are stocking some Australian strawberries.

by | September 14, 2018 | 20:40

But there remain obstacles to reaching a deal, which both US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said they were prepared to walk away from. counterpart. No word yet on when she might return to Washington to continue NAFTA talks. They are aiming to complete a deal by the end of the month so that Mexico, Canada and the United States can sign an agreement by the end of November.

by | September 14, 2018 | 19:48

Previous to the creation of the Day One Fund, Bezos and his family had donated only $135 million to charities, including the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a nonprofit providing scholarships for the children of parents who immigrated the US illegally and most recently to a bi-partisan organization that gives campaign support to veterans running for political office.

by | September 11, 2018 | 12:23

In a span of one week, prices of petrol and diesel have gone up by Rs 1.65 a litre and Rs 1.92 a litre, respectively. The percentage increase was 20.5. Nearly half of the retail selling price of the two fuels is made up of Central and State taxes. BS Photo by Kamlesh Pednekar Hike in petrol price on the day oppn parties protesting shows govt's insensitivity: Akhilesh Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav said hike in prices of petroleum products on the day opposition parties staged " Bharat ...

by | September 10, 2018 | 16:57

In the announcement, which coincided with his 54th birthday, the Chinese business magnate noted that his 46yo successor Zhang has been with the company for 11 years and has demonstrated " superb talent, business acumen and determined leadership ".

by | September 10, 2018 | 16:57

In a Friday morning SEC filing , Tesla revealed that Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton is resigning less than a month after taking the job, citing the company's fast pace and "the level of public attention" on the company. "I can not answer questions about potential future products". Elon Musk , CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., unveils the companyís newest products, Powerwall and Powerpack in Hawthorne, Calif., Thursday, April 30, 2015.

by | September 10, 2018 | 13:00

It said no passport or travel details were compromised. He said the attackers had not broken the airline's encryption but did not explain exactly how they had obtained the customer information. The airline said it would manage any claims on an individual basis. "We discovered that something had happened, and immediately we began to work", he said.

by | September 08, 2018 | 22:42

He wrote: "Start building new plants now. Exciting!" Trump said in the tweet. There was no immediate reaction to Trump's comments from the Chinese government, and the threat of more tariffs had not been reported by mainstream state-owned Chinese media as of Saturday evening.

by | September 08, 2018 | 19:11

The Times story was taken out of context and is factually wrong, the report quoted the spokesman as saying. Ma, who worked as an English teacher before founding Alibaba, also told Bloomberg: "I think some day, and soon, I'll go back to teaching".

by | September 07, 2018 | 17:12

Trump and saying ... we haven't delivered a one-sided crushing defeat for Canada , what we've got is an agreement that is good for all parties", says Gordon Ritchie, a former Canadian ambassador for trade negotiations. "No NAFTA is better than a bad NAFTA deal for Canadians and that's what we are going to stay with". Trump could face resistance from Congress, which is unlikely to back any deal that doesn't include all three NAFTA partners.

by | September 05, 2018 | 15:41

Massachusetts' last Democratic primary upset came in 2014, when Seth Moulton defeated Rep. John Tierney in the state's 6th Congressional District. Pressley is poised to become the state's first black woman in Congress. Pressley will vie for a seat in the House of Representatives after a career in Boston's City Council. As FiveThirtyEight reports , a MA candidate has followed in the footsteps of the young Ocasio-Cortez with a surprising upset against a mainstream Democrat challenger on ...

by | September 04, 2018 | 17:25

Expressing his views on Twitter, he wrote, " Petrol , diesel and gas prices are rising and are hitting all-time highs daily". Meanwhile, Dharmendra Pradhan last week blamed the "isolated" policies of the U.S. sanctions on Iran will likely contract supplies. OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) had promised that it will raise production by one million barrels per day, which was not raised.

by | September 03, 2018 | 21:28

The action plan focuses on issues of political, economic, cultural, media and global cooperation among a host of others between China and Africa. "We respect, love and support Africa", he said, adding that China would never interfere with the African people's chosen developmental path or its internal affairs, including through imposing its will.

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:42

Talks on renegotiating the NAFTA began in August 2017 as Trump threatened to withdraw from the trilateral trade deal, which he claimed harmed US industries and jobs. They have tremendous trade barriers and they have tremendous tariffs. Another key issue is US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, though it's unclear whether relief from those will be included.

by | September 02, 2018 | 09:31

In May the government of Justin Trudeau agreed to buy the pipeline from Kinder Morgan Canada Limited for nearly $US3.5 billion ($NZ5.2b), betting it would win the court battle and expand Trans Mountain despite fierce political and environmental opposition.

by | September 02, 2018 | 03:42

It would reinstate protections that are similar to those that were rescinded nationally by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) previous year. "The internet must be governed by a single, uniform and consistent national policy framework, not state-by-state piecemeal approaches". The bill still needs Governor Jerry Brown's signature to become law, however.

by | August 30, 2018 | 17:29

The RBI , after an awfully long period of counting of returned bank notes, said today that as much as 99.3% of the junked notes have returned to the banking system. Remember who had said that Rs 3 lakh crore will not come back and that will be a gain for the government? "The entire trade sector functions on cash, a sizeable portion of which is black money".

by | August 28, 2018 | 18:08

In a blog post late Friday , Musk said most of Tesla's shareholders expressed the belief that the company was better off staying public . A Tesla spokesman declined to comment. Well, turns out that deal was not exactly done, the funding far from secured. In a long report about the Tesla board's deliberations over taking the company private, the Journal revealed that investment advisors from Goldman Sachs and Silver Lake had lined up $30 billion of financing for the privatization deal.

by | August 27, 2018 | 23:04

Calling the deal "very good" for U.S. farmers and manufacturers, Mr Trump said Mexico has agreed to purchase "as much farm product as possible" immediately. He also said he would "be terminating the existing [NAFTA] deal very soon " because NAFTA has "a lot of bad connotations" and has been a "bad deal" for the United States.

by | August 26, 2018 | 20:49

The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for October delivery price increased by 2.02 US dollars, or 3.07 percent, to settle at 67.86 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for October delivery increased by 2.15 dollars, or 2.96 percent, to settle at 74.78 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

by | August 24, 2018 | 07:40

The trade war between Beijing and Washington started in July with each side imposing 25 per cent tariffs on Dollars 34 billion of each other's exports. Previous negotiations failed to produce any lasting deals, and President Donald Trump has suggested the current talks may not be much different. China so far has retaliated in kind, hitting American agricultural goods and autos in July, along with new taxes on more than 300 United States products Thursday.

by | August 24, 2018 | 07:16

Investors will study them to see whether policymakers discussed issues such as trade policy and the shape of the US yield curve, which has come close to inverting. "If you look at the transmission from economic growth to earnings growth to shareholder returns, it's strongest in the United States, it's OK in Europe and pretty weak in EM", said Kilmurray, who has been underweight emerging markets for five years.

by | August 24, 2018 | 06:29

Turnbull said as soon as the names were confirmed, a meeting to decide the leadership would be called. Even those in Mr Dutton's camp were unwilling to say they had enough votes to force the spill and the Prime Minister has not yet received the letter, which still remains unsighted.

by | August 24, 2018 | 05:27

Cohen does lose his law license upon conviction , which technically does not occur until sentencing". 'I participated in this conduct with the goal of influencing the election, ' a visibly crestfallen Cohen told the judge - an admission that puts Trump himself in legal jeopardy.

by | August 19, 2018 | 21:10

Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter. Some corporate leaders and trade groups have vented about public companies' focus on short-term earnings and revenue goals, arguing that it can prevent firms from growing their businesses and creating jobs.

by | August 17, 2018 | 22:40

Brunson has now found himself in the middle of a diplomatic spat between the two countries, with US President Donald Trump authorizing new tariffs on steel an aluminium last week to put pressure on Ankara . Yet, the crisis that we face in American-Turkish relations goes well beyond the plight of the pastor. Whatever action the United States does take, economists said it looked likely to cause more pain for Turkish assets in the immediate future.

by | August 17, 2018 | 17:58

Turkey retaliated with some $533 million of tariffs on some U.S. imports - including cars, tobacco and alcoholic drinks - and said it would boycott USA electronic goods, singling out Iphones . USA officials maintain there is no credible evidence against Brunson, and the Trump administration has negotiated for weeks to secure his release. He also urged Brunson to serve as a "great patriot hostage" while he is jailed and criticized Turkey for "holding our wonderful Christian Pastor".

by | August 16, 2018 | 13:00

Erdogan spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, the Turkish presidency said while he is due to speak with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. A court on Wednesday rejected an appeal for the release of Andrew Brunson from house arrest. National Security Adviser John Bolton met at the White House on Monday with Turkish ambassador Serdar Kilic, but the discussion reportedly did not result in any substantive progress.

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:40

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Turkey's latest salvo Tuesday, saying his country will boycott USA -made electronic goods and turn to other manufacturers including South Korea's Samsung or Turkey's Vestel. Turkey has been thrown into crisis mode over the past week after US President Donald Trump doubled steel and aluminium tariffs on the country, sending the value of the lira into free-fall.

by | August 14, 2018 | 23:51

The rupee, which has fallen more than 8 percent this year, has pushed up prices of imported items such as petroleum products, commodities, electronics and engineering equipment, creating a headache for Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of a general election due early next year.

by | August 14, 2018 | 22:44

The detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson, accused of playing a part in the failed coup attempt in Turkey in 2016, angered the Trump administration and contributed to the imposition of sanctions from the US President on the country's justice and interior ministers earlier this month.

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:09

Despite tweeting on Tuesday that funding had been secured, Musk's newest blog post appears to contradict that claim. "I understood from him that no other decision makers were needed and that they were eager to proceed", Musk wrote in the blog .

by | August 11, 2018 | 20:41

I have just authorised a doubling of tariffs on steel and aluminium with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish lira , slides rapidly downward against our very strong dollar! Adding to Turkey's fiscal woes, new pension and spending increases announced by president Erdogan in the lead-up to his recent election win have further weakened the outlook for Turkey's public finances.

by | August 10, 2018 | 14:43

Sanctions on Iran's energy industry do not go back into effect until November, but analysts say the first round of sanctions that snapped back into place on Tuesday illustrated Washington's willingness to follow through on plans to hammer Iran's economy.

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:47

This included discussing how being a private company could better serve Tesla's long-term interests. Public companies have four days to report certain material events that shareholders should know about to the U.S. Many initially thought it was Elon Musk's attempt at a bad joke about marijuana , because "420" has always been associated with pot . Korus said he would need more details from Musk to judge whether a buyout offer would be practical and at what price it would be attractive.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:00

China announced earlier Friday it plans to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on $60 billion of US goods, as the trade salvos between the world's two largest economies continued. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman had earlier called on Washington to "come to its senses" and settle the dispute. "Their economy's weak, their currency is weak, people are leaving the country".

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:55

August 7: The US announces that the second tranche of tariffs, which will hit $16 billion worth of Chinese goods, will go into effect on August 23. The latest list brings the total Chinese imports that face a 25 percent tariff to about $50 billion in a rapidly escalating trade war that could eventually slap duties on all goods traded between the world's two largest economies.

by | August 07, 2018 | 21:56

Tuesday morning. An autopsy is being performed on the fetus to determine cause of death. "The OCME can confirm we're investigating what we believe to be a human fetus found deceased on an airplane", the agency said. LaGuardia also responded to an upset Twitter user with further explanation: "We're delayed due to the medical needs of a customer". The cleaning crew immediately contacted their manager, who in turn contacted law enforcement, Franco said.

by | August 06, 2018 | 11:42

The "Notorious" has not fought in the UFC since November 2016, when he beat Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title and became the first fighter to hold two titles simultaneously. Nurmagomedov, the Dagestan-born Russian champion, has been one of the pound-for- pound greats of MMA when healthy, racking up 10 consecutive victories since joining the UFC .

by | August 06, 2018 | 11:35

Oil prices traded slightly higher on Thursday, reversing course after a report suggested crude stockpiles at the USA storage hub at Cushing, Oklahoma fell in the latest week. China's Unipec has also suspended purchases of US crude amid the growing trade row, sources said. The kingdom has been under acute pressure from President Donald Trump to open the taps as he chokes off exports from Saudi's political rival, Iran.

by | August 04, 2018 | 22:54

The proposal would increase the potential tariff rate from the 10 per cent that the administration had initially put forward on July 10 for that wave of duties in a bid to pressure Beijing into making trade concessions, a source familiar with the plan said on Tuesday.

by | August 03, 2018 | 18:42

Parents will also save tax on certain school supplies if each item is $15 or less. North Carolina did have a sales-tax holiday shopping weekend from 2002 until 2013, when the state Legislature under then-Gov. Some cities may continue to charge their share of sales taxes but Independence is not one of them. What neighboring states still hold tax free holidays? According to the South Carolina Department of Revenue, its estimated between $2 million and $3 million were saved by ...

by | August 02, 2018 | 22:31

The Delaware General Health District told Reuters the county health department received more than 100 calls since the first complaint linked to the restaurant came in Sunday. Chipotle said it planned to reopen the OH restaurant on Tuesday after it deep cleaned the restaurant and removed all exposed foods and single-use equipment, pending approval from the local health department.

by | August 02, 2018 | 22:16

If they want to meet, I'll meet anytime they want, anytime they want ", he said. Trump would have to first take back the U.S. withdrawal from the internationally-backed deal with Iran on its nuclear weapons programme and also would have to suspend new sanctions against Tehran before any talks, Hamid Abutalebi, an adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rowhani, said on Twitter.

by | August 02, 2018 | 20:38

The iPhone maker's market capitalisation reached the figure in afternoon trading in NY as its shares rose above $207. Although many have doubted Apple's staying power over the years, unlike many hardware makers the company has ridden the elegance and functionality of its devices.

by | July 28, 2018 | 14:06

Trump and European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to open talks to tear down trade barriers and address US tariffs on steel imports. "We agree today, first of all, to work together toward zero tariffs, zero, non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto industrial goods", Trump, alongside Juncker, told reporters in the White House Rose Garden Wednesday.

by | July 28, 2018 | 10:14

The report was a relief to investors in the U.S. technology sector, still reeling from a profit warning by Facebook Inc Wednesday that plunged its stock 19 percent. "The implementation of GDPR gave a large number of Facebook users control over their privacy, and it should have been patently obvious to investors (and to us) that allowing users control would result in slightly lower engagement", he noted, alluding to Europe's General Data Protection Regulation privacy rule.