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by | June 10, 2018 | 17:03

Images and details were available at a freshly launched website , flyer .aero, and CNN posted coverage of a reporter taking to the air in a Flyer over a lake at a test site near Las Vegas. It has been created to carry a single passenger or cargo successfully, scaling a height of five metres for a duration of 53 seconds. The single-seat, electric Flyer is powered by 10 propellers and capable of vertical take-offs and landings.

by | June 10, 2018 | 11:19

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the US has struck a deal with Chinese telecom giant ZTE to end crippling American sanctions. The ban , which traces back to a breach of the USA embargo on trade with Iran, had prevented China's second largest telecoms equipment maker by revenue from buying the us components it relies on to make phones and other devices.

by | June 10, 2018 | 08:27

And he memorably took the South Korean president by the hand, when they met at the border of their two countries, physically leading him back over into North. "Everyone said, you know, the haters, they say, 'Oh, you're giving him a meeting.' Give me a break, OK?" Hundreds of North Korean security experts have no doubt been up nights wondering how to safeguard Kim Jong Un since Trump shocked the world by accepting the North's invitation to meet.

by | June 10, 2018 | 08:15

Venezuela , a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is struggling to meet its supply obligations, with dozens of tankers waiting to take on its oil. The OPEC basket was quoted on Wednesday at 73.05 dollars, a rise of 26 cents compared to that of the end of Tuesday. Since the original global sanctions were lifted in January 2016, Iran has struggled to raise production above 4 million barrels per day.

by | June 10, 2018 | 06:27

While he famously attended school in Switzerland, traveling this far as supreme leader is an entirely different matter for someone used to being the most revered, most protected, most deferred to human in his country of 25 million. Poll numbers that showed most Americans - on both sides of the aisle - approve of his handling of North Korea. North and South Korean soldiers glare at each other across the line that Kim Jong Un historically stepped across for his recent summit with South Korean ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 16:46

Putin also pushed back on the idea that Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller and bankrolled a Russian troll farm, could somehow have swayed us elections. Speaking to Austria's ORF channel ahead of a visit to Vienna on Wednesday, Mr Putin said he "fully agreed" with the US President on the possibility that a new arms race between the countries could break out, and hoped the two leaders could work together to prevent it.

by | June 08, 2018 | 16:44

I stand by him and for us it's all about team and unity and supporting our guys and that's one thing I love about this team". "First lady Melania Trump might have the best favorability rating of anyone in or close to the White House, similar to Michelle Obama's favorability in 2010", said pollster Tim Malloy.

by | June 08, 2018 | 15:46

Its maker, Heinz , says that only 14% of those who buy the sauce use it on salads, with many more preferring to use it in sandwiches. From Starburst to Coco Pops, there are plenty of supermarket favourites that once went by a different moniker - while some of our most-loved products have also been subject to proposed name changes.

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:35

It would seem that al Baker knew he had misspoken, because he went on to highlight ways the Persian Gulf carrier has promoted women in the workplace. He backed his explanation with facts, mentioning that 33 percent of Qatar Airways staff are women.

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:15

The NTSB has now released its preliminary report of the accident . In their report, the NTSB says Huang's Autopilot system sped up to 70.8 miles per hour (from 62 mph) three seconds prior to the crash, rather than slowing down or coming to a stop.

by | June 08, 2018 | 11:31

Ocean's Five: Microsoft has run multiple experiments like this, including one off the US Pacific coast, but this is the most ambitious to date. The Microsoft team presented Naval Group with general specifications for the underwater datacenter and let the company take the lead on the design and manufacture of the vessel.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:43

On top of the fine, ZTE will place $400m in an escrow account for future violations, while the US Commerce Department will embed a compliance team within the company. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) tweeted . Chinese telecoms company ZTE will likely continue to exist, thanks to a deal brokered between it and the U.S. government today.

by | June 07, 2018 | 06:27

The Economy Secretariat (SE) published a full list of the USA products that will be affected by the new protectionist measures in the government's official gazette, with tariffs ranging between 5% and 25%. The Trump administration used national security grounds as justification for the tariffs, invoking a little-used provision of a trade law from 1962.

by | June 07, 2018 | 05:04

It's something Corker acknowledged to reporters when he noted that "doing anything up here is like pushing a major boulder uphill". On average, the Senate has taken 86 days to confirm a Trump nominee, more than any of the four previous presidents, according to the Partnership for Public Service .

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:35

While no more details were offered, Musk used the meeting to announce a number of updates for Tesla's current and future range. 'So we're not going to do motorcycles'. ELON Musk , the billionaire owner of pioneering electric auto maker Tesla , has ruled out the possibility of making a Tesla motorcycle. The fund also voted against the reelection of the board member Antonio Gracias but backed the reappointment of James Murdoch as well as Musk's brother Kimbal.

by | June 05, 2018 | 04:18

The company has since grown to feature video game consoles (Xbox), consumer electronics, personal computers and cloud services ( Microsoft Azure). Word on the street is that Microsoft has been talking to GitHub, the famous code repository company that so many developers use on a regular basis, about a potential purchase.

by | June 05, 2018 | 02:38

It was one of 50 guaranteed prizes of $100,000 in addition to the main jackpot and a guaranteed $1 million prize. Marie, Toronto and the Sault Ste. No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. According to the National Lottery, there was one victor of the €4.325m jackpot. This win comes just one day after a LOTTO 6/49 ticket somewhere in the province won the $9.6 million jackpot on Wednesday's draw.

by | June 05, 2018 | 02:30

Schultz steps down. He became Starbucks' executive chairman past year, handing the chief executive job to Kevin Johnson at a time when growth in Starbucks' dominant USA market was showing signs of cooling. "I'll be thinking about a range of options for myself, from philanthropy to public service, but I'm a long way from knowing what the future holds", he said in a letter to employees.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:11

Kudlow acknowleged that the dispute over trade could jeopardize a United States economy that is now "clicking on all cylinders", with surging growth and low unemployment. "We want to avoid a trade war", he said. He specifically noted the size of the trade deficit with China as he defended his moves. The union says it understands why many people are frustrated with global trade and called for the U.S.to develop a manufacturing strategy that creates good jobs.

by | June 03, 2018 | 12:55

Index providers typically adjust or rebalance their indices periodically to reflect underlying market developments. The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Mexican Stock Exchange. More than 200 Chinese companies debuted Friday in MSCI equity indices in what analysts call a small yet significant step in China's cautious drive to integrate with world markets and tame the volatile "casino" atmosphere of its stock exchanges.