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by | August 26, 2019 | 07:23

President Donald Trump yesterday said the United States and Japan have agreed to a deal in principle. The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on US beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday.

by | August 26, 2019 | 03:42

On the one hand, VMware and Pivotal Software announced that the companies had signed a definitive agreement under which VMware would acquire Pivotal at a weighted price of $11.71 per share, in total, the consideration for the merger representing a business value of $2.7 billion for Pivotal.

by | August 26, 2019 | 01:57

First lady Melania Trump is bringing her fashion A-game to join her husband, President Donald Trump , at the G7 Summit in Biarritz , France . Trump's admission appeared at first to mark a rare moment of self-reflection by the famously hard-nosed leader, and the later reversal fit a pattern of Trump recoiling from statements he believes suggest weakness.

by | August 25, 2019 | 21:30

Lucie and Indian River Counties woke early to hit the picket lines at 6:45 a.m. Nathan Pilgreen is the local CWA union president. Members of the Communications Workers of America union walked off the job at midnight Friday amid contract negotiations.

by | August 25, 2019 | 21:09

Japanese media had reported that a deal was close, with Tokyo agreeing to lower tariffs on American beef and pork to levels set by the Trans-Pacific Partnership, while letting Washington maintain its 2.5% levy on Japanese autos for now. United States Trade Representative Robert Lightgizer said the deal included agriculture products, industrial tariffs, and digital trade, but did not share additional details.

by | August 25, 2019 | 20:57

In fact, European members of the G-7, which includes Britain, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and the U.S., have repeatedly expressed concern over the trade war's threat to the wider global economy. "I mean, you people want a recession because you think maybe that's the way to get Trump out", he said. According to reports, the Chinese State Council said it chose to slap tariffs ranging from 5% to 10% on $75 billion in US goods in two batches effective on September 1 and December 15.

by | August 25, 2019 | 20:42

It was only Friday when Trump angrily upped the ante in his trade fight with China , promising to increase planned tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods from 10 to 15 per cent in response to Beijing's decision to raise taxes on $75-billion worth of US imports.

by | August 25, 2019 | 12:46

Meanwhile, chief executive Alex Laffey has left the firm with immediate effect and will be replaced by Sebastien Desreumaux, who now heads up contract logistics and its "iForce" business. The stock traded as low as GBX 69 ($0.90) and last traded at GBX 71.10 ($0.93), 117,524 shares traded hands during trading. " While revenue expectations for the first half are broadly in line with previous guidance, the full impact of these items on adjusted earnings before interest and taxes is unclear, ...

by | August 25, 2019 | 09:47

The design will act as the basis, the company says, for its future EV design. Hyundai Motor will also debut the i10, 10 N Line and an electric racing vehicle at the world's largest motor show from September 10-22. On one of the images is noticeable that the electric auto will get bold aeropelican-diffuser and taillight-razor style Porsche, which blade passes under the rear glass.

by | August 25, 2019 | 07:14

Real glass and a vapour-deposited, polarizing filter give anti-reflective properties. But now the Zuffenhausen-based firm has fully uncovered the electric vehicle's interior ... The dashboard has the familiar two-element layout with an upper wing and narrow lower wing in the transmission tunnel. Below that is an 8.4-inch touch panel with haptic feedback, allowing air-conditioning settings to be altered directly.

by | August 25, 2019 | 07:12

In an announcement on Twitter after major indices on Wall Street sank, Trump said that existing 25 percent tariffs on about US$250 billion in imports from China would rise to 30 percent on October 1, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

by | August 24, 2019 | 14:10

The committee has rejected a resolution to have a presidential debate that only focused on climate change. Moulton, 40, had been lingering near 1 percent or less in the polls since he launched his campaign in April and failed to qualify for the first two debates, in June and July.

by | August 24, 2019 | 13:56

Hospital sources had on Tuesday said that he was on life support and a multidisciplinary team of doctors was monitoring his condition. The BJP will miss Arunji's presence. After news of the former minister's demise emerged, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Arun Jaitley Ji was a political giant, towering intellectual and legal luminary.

by | August 24, 2019 | 07:23

I mean...c'mon. "American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China ". China on Friday said it would impose retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion of us goods, targeting crude oil for the first time and renewing punitive duties on American-made autos.

by | August 23, 2019 | 23:59

In a bid to restore the faith in the Indian economy and the Narendra Modi government, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured the investors that the government respects wealth creators. All pending GST refunds due to MSMEs will be paid within 30 days from today, she said. In a recent tweet the NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar wrote, "I would request the media to stop misinterpreting my statement.

by | August 23, 2019 | 21:58

China announced Friday it will hit United States soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs in retaliation for Washington's planned duty hikes, further intensifying the bruising trade war between the world's top two economies.

by | August 23, 2019 | 20:26

Subtly revised logo is said to usher in a "New Volkswagen " as the company moves aggressively into the world of electric cars. That isn't to say that the new logo hasn't been out in the wild at all - it's being used in the new Hello Light ad campaign as well as on some prototype vehicles - but the first production auto to get it will likely be the new MkVIII Golf .

by | August 23, 2019 | 20:28

The AGCO says 4,864 interested parties were included in the lottery draw. The North Bay lottery victor is Lorne J. Fine, a Toronto divorce lawyer, and the proposed store location is the Nipissing Plaza, 390 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 3. On July 3 the Government of Ontario announced 50 new cannabis retail store authorizations would be made available. These applications are all also listed for a location at 20 Simcoe Street South.

by | August 23, 2019 | 18:53

Instead, he went on a media blitz sharing further details on his " deep state " involvement that caused him to leave his firm, and says former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok pulled him into what was - unbeknownst to Byrne - a political espionage operation targeting President Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio.

by | August 23, 2019 | 18:51

This compared with a final reading of 50.4 the month before. A gauge of order volume slumped to the lowest since January 2016, while a measure of shipments matched the weakest reading since February. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell and the dollar declined, while stocks pared gains after the figures were released. Trading volumes also are low during the summer holiday season which contributes to bigger swings in prices.