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by | September 26, 2018 | 07:52

Lighthizer said. He said there's a "possibility" of building on a U.S. -Mexico deal to update the three-country pact but that it's his job to stand up for Canada's interests. Whether the US could actually proceed with a separate bilateral deal with Mexico, absent Canada, is a matter of debate. The Trade Representative is supposed to meet with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland sometime during the United Nations General Assembly meeting in NY, but an unnamed senior administration ...

by | September 26, 2018 | 06:31

By 2025, Millennials and Generation Z will make up almost 40 per cent of luxury goods consumers, according to Deloitte's 2018 "Global powers of luxury goods" report, but these younger consumers are after something different when it comes to luxury.

by | September 25, 2018 | 16:56

You download this program on your Windows PC or Mac machine, after paying for it once, and you get unrestricted access to all its included apps. This major update is available now on Mac and Windows devices and brings a number of improvements to the popular software including upgrades to Word, Excel Powerpoint and Outlook.

by | September 25, 2018 | 12:32

According to a UBS note sent to clients on Monday, Comcast's subscriber base will climb to 53 million from 30 million as a result of the Sky deal, while its global reach jumps to 25% from 8%. "We believe it also sets the stage for possible asset swaps", he said . "We consider the Comcast Offer to be an excellent outcome for Sky shareholders, and we are recommending it as it represents materially superior value", said Martin Gilbert, Chairman of the Independent Committee of Sky.

by | September 25, 2018 | 09:28

The departures raise questions about Instagram's future at a time when Facebook faces its most sustained set of crises in its history. The pair founded Instagram in 2010 and grew the app to around 30 million users before selling it to Facebook two years later for approximately US$1 billion.

by | September 25, 2018 | 07:06

President Donald Trump is pressing China to reduce its huge bilateral trade surplus and make sweeping changes to its policies on trade, technology transfers and high-tech industrial subsidies. On Saturday, Beijing cancelled scheduled talks with Washington meant to defuse trade tensions. Fitch Ratings has cut its growth estimates for China and the world for 2019.

by | September 25, 2018 | 02:45

But Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih left the way open to a future production hike, as supplies tighten due to the U.S. imposing sanctions on Iranian oil from November this year. Furthermore, the commodity has also rallied in the wake of USA sanctions on Iranian oil exports and fears about OPEC-member depletion rates. Iran's OPEC governor, Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, said in comments to Reuters that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation were unable and unwilling to add more ...

by | September 25, 2018 | 02:41

Rosenstein remains the deputy attorney general despite reports that he had resigned. While numerous news outlets reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expected to be fired when he was summoned to the White House on Monday, Rosenstein left the White House with his job intact after a private meeting with President Donald Trump's chief of staff John Kelly .

by | September 25, 2018 | 01:44

SiriusXM is buying Pandora in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Unlike most competing platforms, the new SiriusXM subsidiary has three types of music streaming services , including a free, ad-supported tier, a Plus, and a Premium option. "Supporting and strengthening" Pandora's "highly relevant" brand is another (vague) long-term objective, with investments in "content, technology, innovation, and expanded monetization opportunities through both ad-supported and subscription services in and ...

by | September 25, 2018 | 00:26

Barrick shareholders will own about two-thirds of the new entity and Randgold investors the remainder, the two companies said in a statement on Monday. "Mr Bristow has struck gold , in a sense, as he now becomes the boss of the world's biggest gold miner", said AJ Bell investment director Russ Mould.

by | September 24, 2018 | 23:08

The Iranian oil minister warned that OPEC's authority is being jeopardized by the USA shadow effect on the allies in the region. Saudi Arabia dominates the OPEC group of oil-producing nations and Russian Federation is its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group.

by | September 24, 2018 | 23:01

Bloomberg reports the buyer as Michael Kors Holdings, which would take over private investor Blackstone's share and preserve the Versace family's involvement. Kors is also trying to purchase Coach owner Tapestry Inc. The Kors brand struggled with a cheap image after it broadly distributed its products to department stores and outlet malls, which heavily discounted its goods.

by | September 24, 2018 | 19:58

As per the rules of the challenge, coffin dwellers will be allowed to bring a friend along during Fright Fest operating hours, but they must fearless the non-operating hours by themselves. This may be a challenge for you. The coffin dwellers must reportedly stay in their coffin for the duration of the contest, except during designated bathroom breaks.

by | September 24, 2018 | 16:57

The decision by Opec and its allies not to urgently increase output at their meeting in Algiers was in effect a snub to US President Donald Trump , who has been persistently calling for action to cool the market. Trump wrote on Sunday. Saudi Arabia, OPEC's biggest producer, says it can add an extra 1.5 million barrels per day - about 1.5 percent of world demand - to the market.

by | September 24, 2018 | 15:28

Sports vehicle maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans. The move by the German vehicle maker, which offered diesel options only in its family-focused Cayenne, Panamera and Macan models, follows a collapse in demand since 2015 when parent company Volkswagen was caught installing so-called "defeat devices" to dupe emissions tests.

by | September 24, 2018 | 13:15

The fruit, imported from Western Australia and sold under the Choice brand, had been sold at a supermarket in Auckland , Woolworths-owned Countdown . It added that the brand of strawberries affected by this withdrawal "have not previously had any issues of this nature reported and had not been withdrawn from sale in Australia".

by | September 24, 2018 | 09:27

If and when that happens, the value of XRP should improve. Ripple is built upon a distributed open source internet protocol, and supports tokens representing fiat currency, cryptocurrency, commodities, or other units of value such as frequent flier miles or mobile minutes.[3][4] Released in 2012, Ripple purports to enable "secure, instantly and almost free global financial transactions of any size".

by | September 24, 2018 | 06:55

A brief statement from the ABC said "The decision follows discussions over several months that concluded when directors resolved that it was not in the best interests of the ABC for Ms Guthrie to continue to lead the organisation". Milne said the decision had not been taken lightly but refused to detail what was wrong with Guthrie's leadership. "I personally think Michelle has done a good job and the board has been very happy with many, numerous things that she does".

by | September 24, 2018 | 05:12

In a similar gesture in July, the United States president had accused OPEC of driving fuel prices higher and called on the United States allies inside the Organization including Saudi Arabia to pump more if they wanted Washington to continue protecting them against Iran.

by | September 24, 2018 | 04:17

Sankat is originally from Trinidad and Tobago, a dual island nation in the Caribbean, and has a Florida driver's license, authorities said. That question is the first step in security protocol, according to Major League Baseball spokeswoman Lori Booker, if someone sees a person who appears out of place in any airport .