by | June 02, 2018 | 21:07

But when news broke, Google began working to calm the nerves of employees and outside critics. Google is drawing up a set of rules that will shape its involvement in developing AI tools for the military, following controversy over its military drone contract with the Pentagon.

by | June 02, 2018 | 14:23

While the prospect of snap Italian elections - which could effectively become a referendum on the euro - continues to loom, some investors see the selloff as overdone while the timing of any vote remains unclear. As Italian 10-year bond yields jumped 20 bps to their highest level in nearly four years at 2.88 percent, the gap over German Bund yields hit 264 bps - its widest since September 2013.

by | June 01, 2018 | 22:14

An absolute majority of 180 lawmakers voted for the motion to loud applause and shouts of "Yes we can", converting Rajoy into the first prime minister to be ousted by such a vote since Spain transitioned to democracy in 1977. Dozens of people tied to his party have been sentenced to years in prison. The Socialists , who hold 84 of the parliament's 350 seats, also have the support of anti-establishment party Podemos and a string of regional parties, including two Catalan separatist ...

by | June 01, 2018 | 19:15

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said "The EU believes these unilateral U.S. tariffs are unjustified and at odds with World Trade Organization rules". Shares of industrial heavyweights Boeing and Caterpillar both fell, with Boeing down 1.7 percent and Caterpillar down 2.3 percent. "We will defend the union's interests, in full compliance with worldwide trade law", he said.

by | June 01, 2018 | 18:39

DJI rose 199.21 points, or 0.82 percent, to 24,560.66, the S&P 500 . SPX gained 25.37 points, or 0.94 percent, to 2,715.23 and the Nasdaq Composite . The Dow Jones industrial average rose 162 points, or 0.6 percent, to 24,517. On the currency front, the USA dollar is trading at 108.82 yen compared to the 108.77 yen it fetched at the close of NY trading on Tuesday.

by | June 01, 2018 | 17:56

The deal values Pret at around $2bn including debt, according to a person familiar with the matter. For JAB , the move is one of its biggest outside the USA, where it owns restaurant chains Panera and Au Bon Pain as well as high-end coffee brands Peet's and Stumptown.

by | June 01, 2018 | 14:31

From Saturday to Wednesday, any size or combo is buy-one-get-one free. Do I have one near me? Walmart: If you're out shopping at Walmart , you can get a free glazed doughnut while you're there. That's while supplies last, of course. Local businesses and The Salvation Army will be celebrating the 81st annual National Donut Day on Friday.

by | June 01, 2018 | 12:55

The only option for a user was therefore to accept the new terms and privacy policy, or to delete the account. The regulation applies to all companies established in the EU, as well as to anyone offering products or services to people in the EU even without any presence in the EU; which is why major websites are updating their privacy policies to comply with the GDPR.

by | June 01, 2018 | 07:00

And it is not at all clear how taxing imports of Canadian and European steel and aluminum is going to get China to cut subsidies for its producers. Trudeau is hosting this year's G-7 summit in early June and President Trump is expected to attend. "The EU believes these unilateral US tariffs are unjustified and at odds with World Trade Organisation rules", Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission, said on Thursday.

by | June 01, 2018 | 05:17

It also said that in addition to the 60 million items available on the Australian site, "the global store will allow Australian customers to shop on for over four million items that were previously only accessible from".

by | May 31, 2018 | 22:02

Brent crude futures were up 57 cents, or 0.76 percent, at $75.87 a barrel after settling at their lowest since May 8 at $75.30, while the U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude was down 80 cents, or 1.18 per cent, at $67.08 a barrel. The spread between the two contracts CL-LCO1=R reached $9.38 a barrel, its widest since March 2015. Brent crude futures stabilized, rising 12 cents , to $75.42/Bbl by 2:29 p.m.

by | May 31, 2018 | 21:57

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, seemingly flippantly, identified Harley-Davidson motorcycles, Kentucky bourbon and Levi's jeans in particular in a German TV interview. Adding to the trade worries was a report that Trump aimed to push German carmakers out of the United States altogether, after launching a national security probe last week into vehicle and truck imports.

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:40

The improved braking distances raised the Model 3's overall score enough for the auto to be recommended by the magazine, but testers still have concerns with wind noise, a stiff ride and an uncomfortable rear seat. "I booked a Tesla Model 3 more than two years ago, back in April 2016". Improved windshield for aero noise & suspension for ride comfort are major ops.

by | May 30, 2018 | 17:00

St. Louis-based Edward Jones senior analyst Jen Rowland said while the deal is a "slight positive" as it helps reduce balance sheet leverage and removes this significant project execution overhang, "the bad news is KMI's growth outlook is muted without" the Trans Mountain expansion project.

by | May 30, 2018 | 15:48

Others were angry And most saw an opportunity for making great memes And jokes Even Netflix India jumped on the bandwagon As Wednesday morning, petrol prices are at Rs. Similarly, diesel also became cheaper by one paise per litre in Delhi and was retailing at Rs 69.30 compared to Rs 69.31 yesterday. Here's one from me: Reduce Fuel prices or the Congress will do a nationwide agitation and force you to do so.

by | May 30, 2018 | 15:27

Italy's central bank chief has warned that the country is close to losing the confidence of investors as government borrowing costs soared and the euro slumped. equity trading at RBC Global Asset Management in Chicago, Ryan Larson said. In Asia, the focus was also on the on-again, off-again US-North Korean summit and the US-China trade relationship.

by | May 30, 2018 | 14:58

The Bank of Montreal said hackers contacted the bank on Sunday claiming to be in possession of the personal information of fewer than 50,000 customers, however it did not elaborate on the type of data they accessed. "We are monitoring the situation closely with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions", she said in an emailed statement. There is no word yet on how many customers have been affected.

by | May 30, 2018 | 13:27

Cota added that another collision took place in the same area previous year, involving a Tesla vehicle running into a semi truck. The Tesla sedan was driving southbound on Laguna Canyon Road when it collided with a Laguna Beach Police Department SUV this morning, according to Laguna Beach police Sgt.

by | May 30, 2018 | 11:15

Morneau couldn't say what additional costs, if any, would be incurred by Canadians in building the pipeline. Horgan said the federal government's decision was "motivated by a private company, who gave a deadline - not to me, and not to the people of British Columbia - but to someone they characterized as stakeholders".

by | May 29, 2018 | 17:03

They were arrested for trespassing . Almost 175,000 employees will participate in the diversity training program - a first step, the company said , in addressing issues of racial bias among its workforce after a high-profile incident in Philadelphia last month prompted massive backlash and public outcry.