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by | August 11, 2019 | 07:08

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro had strong words for China after its recent moves against the United States in the ongoing trade war. That came days after President Donald Trump announced he would impose new tariffs of 10 percent on $300 billion of Chinese imports, to take effect of September 1.

by | August 11, 2019 | 06:25

It reportedly included location information, profile information, follower lists, and Instagram Stories - the latter of which are typically meant to disappear after 24 hours. In recent news, a similar case was registered with Facebook in March 2018, where a political consulting firm gained access to data of over 87 million Facebook users without any authorization.

by | August 11, 2019 | 03:38

The most active gold contract for December delivery fell 1.0 US dollar, or 0.07 percent, to settle at 1,508.50 dollars per ounce. Meanwhile, globally, spot gold was trading marginally lower at $1,497.40 an ounce in NY, while silver was trading at $17.16 an ounce.

by | August 11, 2019 | 01:08

In fact, today alone, the stock is up $4.50 on news that Google and Twitter are using the company's newest data center processors. In a press release, AMD rather dryly stated that its new 2nd Gen Epyc processors have caused an expansion of its Data Centre Customer and Partner Ecosystem.

by | August 10, 2019 | 18:22

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) said in a statement: "A number of trains have broken down between London and Stevenage". Major power failures hit large areas of the United Kingdom on Friday, affecting trains, airports and traffic lights.

by | August 10, 2019 | 17:21

In his campaign before being elected Conservative Party leader last month, Boris Johnson said he would introduce an immigration system such as the Australian one, in which candidates for permanent residency and employment are ranked according to a point system depending on their education and skills.

by | August 10, 2019 | 16:25

The price of oil slumped nearly 5%. USA stocks turned higher Wednesday afternoon as investors shook off early jitters that had briefly pulled the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 580 points. But the losses were limited on signs Washington and Beijing were backing off from a full blown trade war. Traders have been in a panic over the last week as hopes of the U.S.

by | August 10, 2019 | 14:53

She finally agreed to a breathalyzer, which read.02, or about five times the legal limit for flight attendants, ABC reported. Authorities were alerted to her behaviour when a passenger Tweeted to United Express saying she was "slurring speech" and unable to walk straight down the aisle.

by | August 10, 2019 | 14:41

Protests have gripped Hong Kong for weeks, beginning with anger at an extradition bill and morphing into demands for greater freedoms. There was little sign of a softening in the position of the financial hub's chief executive, who ruled out concessions, while Beijing and Washington stepped up a war of words over a U.S.

by | August 10, 2019 | 10:12

Canada's construction sector saw the biggest employment boost in July, adding 25,000 jobs. The Canadian national average meanwhile sits at just 5.7 per cent, up from 5.5 in June. It's good news in the Kamloops job market, according to the latest numbers for unemployment from Stats Canada. Private-sector employees fell by 69,000 last month, while public-sector jobs were little changed and the number of self-employed workers rose by 28,000.

by | August 10, 2019 | 09:38

The 2.1% annual increase was the slowest in two years. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, wholesale prices fell 0.1 percent in July and rose 2.1 percent from a year earlier. The uptick in prices matched economist estimates. The cost of goods rose 0.4% after falling 0.4% the previous month. Core PPI, however, which strips out food, energy and trade services, fell 0.1%, missing expectations of a 0.2% rise.

by | August 10, 2019 | 00:46

The agency is expecting oil demand growth in 2019 to reach 1.1 million barrels per day, down by 100,000 barrels per day from its expectations in July and 300,000 barrels per day from its April estimates. The IEA said that geopolitical tensions in West Asia "remain high, with United States sanctions recently extended to more Iranian officials and a Chinese oil importer, as well as another tanker seizure".

by | August 10, 2019 | 00:46

The company's policy on sales also is stricter than current federal laws and requires customers to pass a background check before purchasing a firearm, according to Yahoo Finance. A year ago the company raised the minimum age to buy a gun to 21 from 18 after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. We are a learning organization, and, as you can imagine, we will work to understand the many important issues that arise from El Paso and Southaven , as well as those that have ...

by | August 10, 2019 | 00:29

Travelers watched in disbelief as Julianne March slurred her way through most of the standard safety regulations, only for her to then slump over in her seat and pass out for what would end up being the entire duration of the trip. ABC News also reported that a breathalyzer test determined her blood alcohol level was at 0.204 - almost three times the legal limit to drive a auto, and five times over the FAA's legal limit for flight attendants.

by | August 09, 2019 | 20:54

Trump's latest attack repeats a series of complaints for this president, who has broken with nearly 30 years of White House tradition of staying publicly silent on the central bank out of respect for its independence. But the rest did not. "I would love to see a point or even a little bit more than that", Trump said, when asked by reporters outside the White House on Friday (Aug 9) how much he would like to see the Fed cut rates .

by | August 09, 2019 | 19:44

The restaurant chain is partnering with Beyond Meat and introducing the Beyond Meatball Marinara sub for a limited time offer at its 685 restaurants in the USA and Canada. Dunkin' (formerly Dunkin' Donuts) recently introduced a Beyond Meat Sausage Breakfast Sandwich at participating restaurants in Manhattan. "We look forward to a long-term partnership with Subway", Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown said in a statement.

by | August 09, 2019 | 19:42

The National Highway Transportation Safety Association has taken Tesla to task, sending the electric carmaker a cease-and-desist letter regarding Tesla's claims about the federal agency's safety rating of the Model 3 sedan. The electric vehicle maker is going to stick with the VSS score. The October 2018 blog post , then, was a repeat offense in the eyes of the NHTSA, which is why the agency asked the FTC to investigate whether Tesla's statements.

by | August 09, 2019 | 19:28

Speaking to reporters at the White House before departing for fundraisers in NY state, Trump also said the United States would continue to refrain from doing business with Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies. Rubio, a fellow Republican, warned the Trump administration to not water down enforcement with what he called "sweetheart licenses" that would allow some American companies to export to Huawei while it remains on an "entity list" that bans US firms from doing so.

by | August 09, 2019 | 18:27

The global oil benchmark, Brent crude, tumbled on Wednesday to $56 per barrel, its lowest level in seven years as the United States-China trade war worries gripped the market . "The market isn't concerned about anything other than how demand is going to play out through the rest of the year", he said. USA crude could fall to around the low-$40 a barrel range unless bearish sentiment changes, but US oil production is still surging and the stock market is signaling rising fears of an ...

by | August 09, 2019 | 14:40

They have announced a series of marches and protests across the city over the weekend as they work to keep momentum alive and demonstrate continued support for their goals. Amnesty International, Human Rights Monitor, and Civil Rights Observer have called for Hong Kong police to refrain from "indiscriminate" and unnecessary use of force that poses public health risks-too much exposure to tear gas, for example, can cause cancer, they said at a joint August 6 press conference in Hong Kong .