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by | August 08, 2018 | 11:25

China recently threatened to slap retaliatory tariffs on an additional $ 60 billion in USA goods. "China has to take necessary countermeasures to defend its dignity and the interests of its people, free trade and the multilateral system".

by | August 08, 2018 | 10:58

Maybe Barack Obama should eat a few extra almonds tonight. Moving forward, August 4, the former president's birthday, will be celebrated as " Barack Obama Day". The law, according to USA Today , was signed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. "I don't think it should be a formal holiday with paid, forced time off, but I think it should be a day of acknowledgment and celebration".

by | August 08, 2018 | 04:26

The Financial Times reported Tuesday that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund had recently amassed a US$2-bilion stake in Tesla. It zoomed as high as $371 per share before trading was halted at $367 per share just after 2 pm EDT. As he explained "Being public ... subjects us to the quarterly earnings cycle that puts enormous pressure on Tesla to make decisions that may be right for a given quarter, but not necessarily right for the long-term".

by | August 08, 2018 | 04:13

FOX5 NY reports that the cleaning crew found the baby inside the bathroom of the plane, in the toilet. American Airlines Flight 1942 departed from Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 9:08 p.m. The fetus was believed to be five or six months along. After the aircraft - an Airbus A321 - remained on the ground overnight, a cleaning crew came on board ahead of the plane's planned Tuesday departure.

by | August 08, 2018 | 03:10

To provide incentives for brewers to lower their prices, the government is creating what it calls the buck-a-beer challenge, which will provide participating breweries with incentives at the provincially-owned LCBO stores. "We're bringing back a buck-a-beer to Ontario". In a statement, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said lowering the price of beer carries a risk to public safety, and can lead to an increase in alcohol-related problems including impaired driving.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:36

At $420 a share, Tesla would have an enterprise value of about $82 billion including debt. That would make the electric carmaker more valuable than fellow vehicles producer BMW ($64 billion), as well as companies such as Starbucks ($70 billion) and CVS ($66 billion).

by | August 07, 2018 | 01:35

France failed a field-sobriety test, posting a blood alcohol level of almost twice the legal limit, according to TMZ. "We are aware of an incident that occurred last night and are in the process of gathering information", the organization said .

by | August 07, 2018 | 01:32

Per the WSJ's reporting, Facebook also asked for additional data, like where customers are spending their money outside of the social network. An essential part of these efforts is keeping people's information safe and secure, ' Facebook said in a statement.

by | August 07, 2018 | 01:26

As CEO for 12 years, she has boosted sales of the Mountain Dew and Gatorade maker to $63.5 billion, up 80 percent from when she started. Indra had joined Pepsico in 1994 and in 2006 took over as the CEO from Steven Reinemund. Having always aspired to be in the US, Nooyi left her job at Johnson & Johnson and applied for the Yale School of Management and got through with a scholarship.

by | August 06, 2018 | 06:58

The snub could seriously undermine USA efforts to isolate Iran over the country's controversial nuclear programme. Francis Fannon, the assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Energy Resources, was recently in China to discuss sanctions, according to a State Department spokesperson.

by | August 06, 2018 | 03:45

For long-suffering investors, including United Kingdom taxpayers who still hold more than 62% of the stock, the token 2 pence per share interim payout, announced with half-year results on Friday, is the first tangible sign that RBS's massive restructuring and fix job is reaching its end.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:55

The president already stumped for Republicans this week in Florida and Pennsylvania . As the Inquisitr reported yesterday, during a rally in Ohio, Trump boasted about his ability to "destroy" careers of Republicans who oppose him, giving credence to the sentiment that the Republican party has become the party of Donald Trump , a man who has managed to cultivate a cult of loyalty, remaking the party in his own image.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:25

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the yuan is falling partly because China is a "lousy investment", trash talking the world's second-largest economy after it threatened more retaliatory tariffs on USA exports. goods. Beijing can not match those measures dollar for dollar, as its exports far exceed imports. Previous rounds of tariffs cover a lengthy list of products, from steel and aluminum to washing machines.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:14

The price for Brent crude oil, the global benchmark for the price of oil, was down 1.75 per cent as of 9:20 a.m. EDT to $72.91 per barrel. Worldwide monetary leaders have indicated a full-blown trade war would have an overall negative impact on the global economy, raising the prices of many consumer goods.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:03

Exports rose 4.1 per cent to $50.7 billion, with energy shipments up 7.1 per cent to the highest since 2014 and aircraft sales jumping by nearly 45 per cent. National Bank of Canada economist Kyle Dahms suggested that US tariff threats may be temporarily fuelling USA demand for some Canadian goods. "We thought steel and aluminum tariffs would be the story of this morning's trade report, but strong export growth in most other sectors swamped the impact of those new duties", said Royal Bank of ...

by | August 05, 2018 | 09:59

While the full excerpt is well worth your time to read over at Vanity Fair , one chunk of text further reminds us of the kind of person the Apple co-founder was at the time, far from the person the world saw towards the end of his life. Ms Brennan-Jobs also details how, as a child, she heard rumours that her father would purchase a new Porsche vehicle each time he scratched his. "You understand? Nothing.

by | August 05, 2018 | 09:08

The company has asked the US International Trade Commission to investigate into the Mahindra Roxor SUV that, according to FCA, has copied styling elements of the Willys Jeep that was used in the World War II. "In fact, the accused product was 'modeled after the original Willys Jeep '". Mahindra's off-roader for the USA market runs into rough terrain as FCA accuses carmaker of violating Jeep's design.

by | August 05, 2018 | 08:25

Nurmagomedov (26-0), who wasn't actually on the bus, won the vacant lightweight belt by beating Al Iaquinta in Brooklyn two days after McGregor's attack, which injured uninvolved fighters Michael Chiesa and Ray Borg. UFC held its 25th anniversary quarterly press conference on Friday in Los Angeles leading into the UFC 227 event set to take place this weekend in the Staples Center.

by | August 05, 2018 | 07:32

The group, including coworkers ranging in age from 21 to 60 years old, didn't regularly play the lottery, Reyes said. At the time of the drawing, the prize was listed as $522 million but was later revised upwards to $543 million. They bought their winning ticket - a Quick Pick that matched the numbers 19-2-4-1-29 and the Mega number 20 - at Ernie's Liquors in San Jose. Reyes said.

by | August 05, 2018 | 05:02

While the FDA linked the illnesses to the Cyclospora parasite - a foodborne contamination associated with fecal matter - Fresh Express , based in Salinas, California, is now also on the hook. It can last anywhere from several days to a few months, and can be treated with antibiotics. The company is now in the midst of switching to a different lettuce-mix supplier.