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Woman on oxygen tank dies after her power is cut off

Woman on oxygen tank dies after her power is cut off Linda had been in hospice care with congestive heart failure since the middle of April. Her daughter Desiree said energy provider PSEG shut off her mother's service because she had fallen behind on payments. Washington told NJ.com: "We are horrified". "PSEG said 'Oh, we're on our way.' They kept telling us that, but no one showed up". State regulations prohibit utility companies from cutting... [Full Article...]

Business patience 'at breaking point' over lack of Brexit clarity

Business patience 'at breaking point' over lack of Brexit clarity Business minister Richard Harrington and two foreign office ministers - Sir Alan Duncan and Alistair Burt - all rounded on him for his comments. Simon Hoare, MP for North Dorset, took to Twitter to tell Rees-Mogg: "The hectoring nonsense / blackmail has to stop, the reality of parliamentary arithmetic dawn and the calamity of a Corbyn Government woken up to". [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers

Turkey's Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers The president said in the previous days that there will not be any members or parliamentarians of his Justice and Development Party (AK Party) in the new cabinet, hinting that it will be made up of former politicians and bureaucrats. Erdogan is expected to name a streamlined cabinet of 16 ministers on Monday evening after a ceremony at the presidential palace for more than 7,000 guests, including ... [Full Article...]

Personal information of Timehop users stolen by hackers

Personal information of Timehop users stolen by hackers The startup, whose service plugs into users' social media accounts to resurface posts and photos they may have forgotten about, says it discovered the attack while it was in progress, at 2:04 US Eastern Time on July 4, and was able to shut it down two hours, 19 minutes later - albeit, not before millions of people's data had been breached. [Full Article...]

Most senior Brexit official quits United Kingdom government

Most senior Brexit official quits United Kingdom government There have been differences within the Conservative Party over how far the United Kingdom should prioritise the economy by compromising on issues such as leaving the remit of the European Court of Justice and ending free movement of people . [Full Article...]

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws Kevin Johnson, Starbucks president and CEO, called the move a "significant milestone to achieve our global aspiration of sustainable coffee, served to our customers in more sustainable ways". McDonald's shareholders voted down a proposal requesting a report on plastic straws in May. Local governments have also been looking at the issue. [Full Article...]

Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars

Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars The city made an exception for the continued use of plastic utensils and straws until this year, however, because there weren't realistic alternatives for businesses when the 2010 ban was enacted. The full ban went into effect on July 1, a decade after the city first introduced a measure requiring restaurants to use only recyclable and compostable materials. [Full Article...]

Starbucks fires Philly employee accused of mocking stuttering customer

Starbucks fires Philly employee accused of mocking stuttering customer Starbucks has fired an employee accused of mocking a customer's speech impediment , a representative for the company confirmed to INSIDER . Sam's friend, Tan Lekwijit , initially posted a complaint to Starbucks' official Facebook page after he learned what happened, but the company allegedly deleted the post. [Full Article...]

Apple challenger Xiaomi makes lacklustre Hong Kong stock debut

Apple challenger Xiaomi makes lacklustre Hong Kong stock debut Despite Xiaomi's challenging debut, Reuters notes that Hang Seng - the Hong Kong stock market index - was 1.7 percent higher. A new wave of Chinese tech companies are planning forays into public markets to raise billions of dollars through initial public offerings. [Full Article...]

U.S., China fire first shots in tariff war

U.S., China fire first shots in tariff war They kicked in just after midnight ET, which is noon in Beijing. The Chinese government says it is imposing a 25 percent levy on shipments on soybeans and other agricultural goods in retaliation for USA tariffs on Chinese technology. Those threats were followed by promises from both nations to tax even more imports . Soybeans are America's biggest agricultural export to China, amounting to more... [Full Article...]

Oil edges higher as traders watch tight market conditions

Oil edges higher as traders watch tight market conditions Oil prices fell early today along with stock markets. Brent crude futures were down 7 cents, or 0.1 per cent, at $77.32. However, oil traders should continue to monitor the events because Beijing has threatened a 25 percent tariff on USA crude imports, although it has not specified an introduction date. [Full Article...]

Chinese premier calls for closer cooperation with Albania

Chinese premier calls for closer cooperation with Albania Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will offer the leaders of central and eastern Europe on Saturday expanded business ties at a summit in Sofia while seeking to reassure the European Union that Beijing is not trying to divide the continent. [Full Article...]

Deadly bacteria fears: Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables

As a result, two days ago the Coop chain chose to withdraw packets of "extra sweetcorn" (Ekstra Søde Majs) made by the Hungarian producers Greenyard Frozen Hungary Kft and Pinguin Foods Hungary Kft. Kesko advises customers not to use the product and return the bags to any of its K or Kespro stores for a full refund. An S Group press release published yesterday tells customers who might be concer... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong: Stocks flat at open on Friday

Hong Kong: Stocks flat at open on Friday The Hang Seng Index edged up 0.18 per cent, or 49.58 points, to 28,231.67. But markets in Taiwan, Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries were lower. China is expected to strike back with tariffs on a similar amount of US exports including soybeans. Global stock markets moved in fits and starts this week in anticipation of the US-China trade war, but trader optimism lifted stocks in key ma... [Full Article...]

Wall St opens higher on hopes of trade concessions

Wall St opens higher on hopes of trade concessions Friday's gains on Wall Street followed two weeks of losses as trade tensions between the world's two largest economies mounted. A solid pickup in hiring by USA employers last month helped keep investors in a buying mood. China responded in kind. The S&P 500 index rose 21 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,758. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 116 points, or 0.5 percent, to 24,475. [Full Article...]

Iran's oil minister has hit back at Trump over production demands

Iran's oil minister has hit back at Trump over production demands The oil minister also said that Iran, which is Opec's third-largest producer, has not changed its oil production and exports amid growing USA pressure. The United States in May said it was walking away from an worldwide deal on Iran's nuclear program, and said it would impose fresh sanctions on Iran's energy sector. [Full Article...]

Speed Trader Introduces Crypto ETNs, Ignores Regulator's Warnings

Speed Trader Introduces Crypto ETNs, Ignores Regulator's Warnings While five other speed traders are now operating in the U.S. with regard to cryptocurrency derivatives, Flow Traders NV is reported to be the first firm to disclose its trading on regulated stock exchanges. In order to reduce risk, Flow Traders found different ways of hedging. She also said that this whole thing is actually prone to abuse, given the asset of the innovation and anonymity that i... [Full Article...]

ZTE names new CEO, other top executives to comply with United States deal

ZTE names new CEO, other top executives to comply with United States deal ZTE earlier removed its 14-member board of directors and top management to lift a 7-year ban imposed by U.S. on China's second largest telecom equipment maker on sourcing tech from US-based companies. Company insiders told Reuters almost two dozen senior executives left ZTE on Friday. It is not immediately clear whether the eight departures on July 2 were related to ZTE's compliance violatio... [Full Article...]

Beijing says US has started 'the biggest trade war' in history

Beijing says US has started 'the biggest trade war' in history At the same time, other carmakers continue to assess the impacts the tariffs that have been levied by the two largest economies in the world. China, which just days ago cut tariffs on all imported automobiles, has said that it will slap an additional 25 percent levy on 545 American products, including USA -made cars, should the Trump administration go ahead with plans to implement tariffs on $34... [Full Article...]

Theresa May secures backing from cabinet for 'soft Brexit'

Theresa May secures backing from cabinet for 'soft Brexit' The British Prime Minister Theresa May asserted her personal authority on Friday by persuading her entire 29-strong cabinet to agree to a relatively soft Brexit after a marathon session at Chequers, her country residence in Buckinghamshire. [Full Article...]


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