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by | July 06, 2019 | 15:46

Anti-smoking group Truth Initiative found there were 262 instances of cigarette smoking in season 2 alone, which is a 44 percent increase from the first season, according to Variety . "Netflix strongly supports artistic expression". By Friday, Netflix officials responded to the Truth Initiative report, saying they recognize that smoking "is harmful" and "when portrayed positively on screen can adversely influence young people".

by | July 06, 2019 | 15:46

The billionaire was speaking about applications for Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Wednesday when the young man approached him and spilled the liquid over his head from a water bottle, Channel News Asia reported. The user had been uploading photos to Weibo detailing his plans, and had posted the caption "What will happen if I pour water over your boss' head?" under a photo of the conference venue shortly before the incident.

by | July 06, 2019 | 12:25

Employers added 224,000 jobs, blowing past expectations. President Donald Trump also celebrated the robust hiring in a pair of tweets Friday morning. It showed that 224,000 jobs were created in June, many more than the 160,000 that economists had forecast. FILE - Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference following a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, May 1, 2019, in Washington.

by | July 06, 2019 | 11:30

Already, operating profit in the second quarter was slightly higher than first-quarter numbers. With the time difference, it is now Friday morning in South Korea and Samsung Electronics second-quarter earnings report has now been officially released.

by | July 06, 2019 | 06:40

The city's unemployment rate in June was 4.7 per cent, down from 5.4 per cent in May. The Bank of Canada monitors several wage-growth indicators ahead of its rate decisions. This pushed the unemployment rate down one tick from 5.2 to 5.1 per cent as the participation rate, which represents those either working or actively looking for work, rose from 68.8 per cent to 69.

by | July 06, 2019 | 05:59

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 79.82 points to close a short week at 26,886.18, and snap a four-day winning streak. The S&P 500 subtracted 5.41 points to 2,990.41, ending a five-day winning streak, but holding onto a weekly gain of 1.7%.

by | July 06, 2019 | 04:44

While the growing demand for spirits continues, the fire that has occurred at the Jim Beam warehouse has proven to not halt production in any way. Officials want to let as much alcohol as possible burn to reduce the flow of bourbon-filled runoff into nearby waterways.

by | July 05, 2019 | 23:10

The minister also said 100 percent FDI will be permitted for insurance intermediaries, and local sourcing norms will be eased for FDI in single brand retail sector. As Sitharaman presented Modi government's first budget , the finance minister stated that those earning more should contribute more. But, the Finance Minister put forward a higher rate on individual income in higher brackets - increasing the rates to 3% on taxable income from Rs.

by | July 05, 2019 | 21:43

The British auto industry received a much-needed boost on Friday after Jaguar Land Rover announced a major investment in electric vehicle manufacturing in the West Midlands. The union said workers at the factory had agreed to move to a four-day shift pattern to secure the investment. January's 4,500 job losses were expected to come from the company's 40,000-strong United Kingdom workforce, and followed 1,500 job cuts in 2018.

by | July 05, 2019 | 21:12

Kennedy Airport in NY to Heathrow Airport in London . All of the passengers and crew members were brought to safety, though one refused treatment for a "smoke-related complaint". Our crew responded immediately and the plane has landed safely in Boston . Virgin Atlantic reassured customers in a statement safety was always their top priority and that "we are now investigating to fully understand the circumstances".

by | July 05, 2019 | 18:40

The Model 3 previously launched for U.S. buyers in 2018, after taking reservations for years. Tesla is also reported to have received more orders than the number of cars it delivered. All in all, it's another vote of confidence for Tesla . An evaluation by the European New Car Assessment Program found the Tesla Model 3 to be one of the safest vehicles on the road.

by | July 05, 2019 | 18:13

Many investors have anticipated that the Fed would cut rates when it meets later this month, but with such a strong indicator on the economy that could be less likely. Meanwhile, more people came off the sidelines of the labor market making the labor force participation rate - the share of people available for work compared to the general population - rise a tenth of a point to 62.9 percent, helping reverse some of the sharp recent declines.

by | July 05, 2019 | 17:36

Tax cuts for millions of Australians, but how much will you get and when? Workers will be urged to spend their tax cuts - on top of the extra money saved from two consecutive interest rate cuts - to help boost the suffering retail sector.

by | July 05, 2019 | 16:59

While Lygon will initially be used to expedite the bank guarantee process by generating smart contracts and reducing the risk of fraud , bank executives are assessing the merits of adding a blockchain payments solution in the future. Recently, CIP, a facilitator of Brazilian banking and financial architecture, supposedly unveiled its blockchain ID platform with IBM using Hyperledger Fabric, with the apparent aim to verify and validate digital signatures using mobiles.

by | July 05, 2019 | 16:30

At the moment, the ruling is only in Pennsylvania, US, but if this line of thinking catches on elsewhere, it could mean a new, higher quality standard is introduced across the board - likely improving the customer experience of third-party products, but probably driving up costs in the process.

by | July 05, 2019 | 14:09

USA benchmark crude prices fell on weak economic indicators on Friday while Brent oil ticked higher, supported by tensions over Iran and this week's decision by OPEC and its allies to extend a supply cut deal until next year. At 468.5 million barrels, US crude oil inventories were about 5 percent above the five-year average for this time of year. Markets weren't moved by the detention in Gibraltar by British Royal Marines of a supertanker possibly carrying Iranian crude oil bound for Syria, ...

by | July 05, 2019 | 07:06

Because the Sino-U.S. economic and trade frictions were triggered by the U.S. imposition of additional tariffs on Chinese goods, all those tariffs must be lifted if the two countries could reach an agreement, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

by | July 05, 2019 | 05:14

He then haphazardly puts it back in the storage before moving on. Lufkin Police Department is investigating the viral video of a woman licking Blue Bell ice cream and putting it back in the display case. We found a Tin Roof half gallon that appears to have been compromised. The Lufkin Police and Fire have shared a picture of the suspect with a man seen entering the store together.

by | July 04, 2019 | 22:39

Unfortunately, the FDA has found that many of these dog foods have been linked to canine heart disease. The Food Standards Agency, Britain's equivalent of the FDA, said that they were "aware" of the investigation and would "study" the report for potential links.

by | July 04, 2019 | 20:44

To achieve the objective of becoming a US$5 trillion economy by 2024-25, India needs to sustain a real GDP growth rate of 8%. "In terms of growth, the growth rate of FTAs declined from 14.2 per cent in 2017-18 to 2.1 per cent in 2018- 19", it said.