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by | September 08, 2018 | 18:13

They will "take place very soon, depending on what happens", he said about the new tariffs, in comments made to reporters while aboard Air Force One en route to Fargo, North Dakota. That would basically cover all the imports from China that aren't already covered. "To a certain extent it's going to be up to China", Trump was quoted as saying.

by | September 08, 2018 | 16:10

Recreational marijuana is legal in California , but Musk had previously dismissed questions about whether he used the drug. "I don't think you'd necessarily want to be me". Musk is the CEO of a multi-billion dollar publicly traded company. Musk brazenly declared that he had funding in the neighborhood of $50 billion United States dollars from unnamed sources secured and ready to take the company private.

by | September 08, 2018 | 15:15

The company also said it will stop destroying "unsaleable products" with immediate effect. Luxury fashion house Burberry has announced that it will stop burning unsold stock and selling real fur. It added that there would be no real fur in Riccardo Tisci's debut collection revealed later in September. The move was welcomed by Wendy Higgins, of Humane Society International UK, who said: 'We first met with Burberry nearly a decade ago to urge the brand to drop fur, so we are delighted that ...

by | September 08, 2018 | 09:12

The price increase was largely attributable to higher energy prices, the StatsCan report says. "Moreover, oil prices have since levelled off and other commodity prices have also softened", CIBC economist Royce Mendes wrote in a commentary. Year to date through July, Canada's merchandise trade surplus with the USA was $24.2 billion, compared to $25.6 billion for the same period in 2017.

by | September 08, 2018 | 04:25

University of Houston student Jevh Maravilla , 21, and his friend Christian Toledo had been eating at their local McDonald's in Pearland several times a week for about a month when they chose to "improve" a blank wall above their usual table.

by | September 07, 2018 | 23:07

The implementation of tariffs on US$200 billion of products from China "will take place very soon depending on what happens", Trump told reporters on Air Force One on Friday. which already saw its exports slow down from the first quarter's four-point-four percent to zero-point-four percent in the second quarter. "We are confident, capable and able to maintain steady and healthy development of the Chinese economy", Gao said.

by | September 07, 2018 | 22:13

In unusually direct terms, he made clear his concerns about politics in the Trump era and implored voters - especially young people - to show up at the polls in the November midterm elections. But the breakdown in political discourse has led the country to stray from its core principles of "the rule of law, human rights and democracy", Obama said.

by | September 07, 2018 | 22:08

The country's jobless rate hit six per cent in August, up from its 5.8 per cent reading in July, said the agency's labour force survey. There were 50,000 fewer jobs in June and July than initially reported . GOP lawmakers hailed the report, as Republicans make the election year argument that the economic policies of President Donald Trump are helping Americans at all levels.

by | September 07, 2018 | 18:12

Petrol inched up to Rs 79.99 per litre in the capital while in Mumbai it now costs Rs 87.39. The prices of a litre of diesel are Rs 72.07 in Delhi, Rs 74.92 in Kolkata, Rs 76.51 in Mumbai and Rs 76.17 in Chennai. The Congress has chose to call a nationwide bandh on Monday, September 10 over the issue of rising fuel prices. Most fuel taxes are a percentage of the price (ad valorem) which means government's tax earning goes up as price increases.

by | September 07, 2018 | 14:46

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the "Stop BEZOS Act" on Wednesday, which would require large, profitable companies like Amazon to pay the government a 100% tax on any federal aid their employees receive, including Medicaid, food stamps, and public housing.

by | September 07, 2018 | 08:42

Goldman Sachs is ditching its proposed cryptocurrency trading desk , citing yet more regulatory anxiety. Coverage of these developments had lead the crypto industry to believe the bank would soon launch its crypto trading desk. Institutional and wealthy investors are likely looking for regulation support and legal protections before pouring money in. In the last 24 hours, Bitcoin lost 12% of its price and Ethereum and other coins have fared worse.

by | September 06, 2018 | 22:41

The prime minister also said his government won't sign an updated free trade accord with the US and Mexico if the deal doesn't continue exemptions for Canada's cultural industries, which aims to protect Canada's publishing and broadcast industries.

by | September 06, 2018 | 20:55

A period for public comment on Mr Trump's threat to essentially quadruple tariffs on China ends today. China and the United States have already slapped tit-for-tat tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods, spooking financial markets in recent months as investors and policymakers anxious the bitter trade war could derail global growth.

by | September 06, 2018 | 18:43

The market for upscale electric cars is Tesla's to lose, with sales of its entry-level Model 3 sedan expected to reach about 50,000 cars this year and nearly double that in 2019. The Model X has a range of 237 miles. Mercedes CEO Dieter Zetsche said on Tuesday he hopes electric cars will make up 15 to 25 percent of its sales by 2025.

by | September 06, 2018 | 15:47

Since June, more people have become ill from the honey coating on the cereal, the CDC reported. Now, health officials are asking that stores and shoppers completely avoid the cereal entirely, regardless of carton size or the date range shown on the packaging.

by | September 06, 2018 | 15:48

In July, Musk had apologised to Unsworth after calling him "a pedo" on Twitter . Mr Unsworth was the first foreign rescuer on the scene of the cave drama. We feel very strongly that the record should be put straight". Mr Kennedy confirmed that Mr Unsworth was in a relationship with Woranan Ratrawiphukkun, a Thai woman who told Buzzfeed she was 40 and had been in a relationship with Mr Unsworth for seven years.

by | September 06, 2018 | 15:43

More than half the recalled vehicles are in Japan, according to Reuters . The company said Wednesday that there is an issue with the engine wire harness which can pose a fire risk. Affected vehicles in the U.S.do not include the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, Prius Prime, Prius c or Prius v. A portion of the wire harness could contact the cover at this connection and wear out over time, causing an electrical short circuit which can generate heat and result in a fire.

by | September 06, 2018 | 13:12

Amazon said that it will introduce other Indic languages in the future as well, adding that it started with Hindi as it found that roughly 50 percent of its customers who prefer shopping in a language other than English want to get the experience in Hindi.

by | September 05, 2018 | 20:56

They took a picture of themselves holding a McDonald's burger and fries, then added the logo and other features to make it look like the posters hung around the restaurant. The last time this occurred was in 1993's Joy Luck Club. " If you haven't noticed there isn't a lot of Asians represented in media and hopefully, some day, I can see someone like me on the big screen ." .

by | September 05, 2018 | 12:57

International Brent crude futures, by contrast, lost ground, trading at $78.10 per barrel, down 5 cents from their last close. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $69.34 per barrel at 0036 GMT, down 53 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last settlement.