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Ryanair to cancel up to 30 flights on Thursday

Ryanair to cancel up to 30 flights on Thursday It is believed that the pilots, who are directly employed by the airline, voted for strike action following a dispute over management's approach to transferring pilots between its European and African bases. "We apologise to our Irish customers for these regrettable disruptions which we have done our utmost to avoid". Ryanair's chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs said the vast majority of fligh... [Full Article...]

Justice Department appeals approval of Time Warner-AT&T merger

Justice Department appeals approval of Time Warner-AT&T merger Rest assured, this battle is far from over. The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday filed an appeal to challenge a federal judge's ruling last month that paved the way for AT&T's mega merger with Time Warner. Critics argued that the deal is not materially dissimilar to the NBC Universal/Comcast deal that already went through a few years ago, and some analysts argued that Time Warner was ... [Full Article...]

Greyhound pulling out of western Canada

Greyhound pulling out of western Canada The Native Women's Association of Canada said in a press release the Greyhound bus routes are sometimes the only safe way for Indigenous women and girls to travel between small Prairie towns. In British Columbia, all routes will discontinue except for Vancouver to Seattle, which is operated by Greyhound Lines, Inc. Despite best efforts over several years, ridership has dropped almost 41 percent ac... [Full Article...]

China joins 20 most innovative economies, USA falls to…

China joins 20 most innovative economies, USA falls to… The Global Innovation Index 2018 placed SA one place below fellow BRICS member India in 57th place, and ahead of Brazil and Egypt. The United States came second after China in the volume of researchers, patents and scientific and technical publications, according to the ranking. [Full Article...]

Europe Is 'Losing Its Culture' Because Of Immigration

Allowing the immigration to take place in Europe is a shame. "It's very unfortunate but I do not think it's good for Europe and I don't think it's good for our country". "We all tout our nation as being a nation of immigrants", Espaillat said. "I don't think you can deny that, but I think when immigration is mass and uncontrolled we will have a problem", he added. [Full Article...]

China trade surplus with United States hits record high in June

China trade surplus with United States hits record high in June China's total exports rose 11.3% year-on-year in June, beating a Bloomberg News forecast of 9.5%. Firing the first shots in a trade war that has rattled financial markets and raised risks to the global economy, Washington last week imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports, drawing rapid retaliatory duties by Beijing on the same amount of USA exports to China. [Full Article...]

Trump claims win after threatening to quit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation during tumultuous summit

Trump claims win after threatening to quit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation during tumultuous summit From Brussels , Trump heads to England, where May's government is in turmoil over her plans for exiting the European Union. While Trump said on Thursday that he expects the Helsinki summit to be "just a loose meeting", some at home are hoping it will be a "non-event" with nothing groundbreaking. [Full Article...]

United States '100 Percent' Committed to NATO, Mattis Says

United States '100 Percent' Committed to NATO, Mattis Says He also said meeting the queen would be an experience Trump "will really cherish". Trump closed out the tumultuous two-day summit by reaffirming the United States' commitment to the almost 70-year-old alliance and signing the joint declaration , despite spending much of the summit berating allies over defence spending and accusing Germany of being beholden to Russia because it buys Russian na... [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit: Trump hails alliance spending promises after crisis meeting

At the news conference, Trump went on to call North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "a fine-tuned machine", a phrase he has used to describe his often-chaotic administration, and said that " NATO is much stronger now than it was two days ago". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: 'Nato is much stronger than it was two days ago'

Navy Admiral James Stavridis said in an interview with host Vassy Kapelos on CBC News Network's Power & Politics Thursday. Trump is reported to have spoken of "grave consequences" if allies did not meet their 2 percent of GDP defense spending targets, saying that the United States could "go our own way" if his demands were not met. [Full Article...]

USA government signs an agreement with ZTE to lift export ban

USA government signs an agreement with ZTE to lift export ban Lifting the ban on ZTE doing business with USA companies is expected to help the Chinese telecom giant restart its operations, which it was forced to shut down after the original punishment for violating sanctions. Because ZTE relies on USA suppliers to make its smartphones and to build telecommunications networks, the penalty was effectively a death knell. The ZTE saga comes at a time when ... [Full Article...]

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria Hungary's Greenyard Factory, which reportedly produces the sweetcorn used in the rice mix, has been found to be a potential source of a listeria outbreak in Europe. It is particularly unsafe for pregnant women and their unborn babies, and can cause death in people with compromised immune systems. - Market Fare Corn Kernels 1kg QLD, VIC, WA and select NSW stores. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump casts doubts over Theresa May's Brexit stance

Donald Trump casts doubts over Theresa May's Brexit stance The plan has enraged so-called "Brexiteers", who have looked to a possible U.S. -U.K. trade deal as one of the biggest boons that would result from leaving the 27-member bloc. "I have a lot of respect for Boris". He obviously likes me, and says very good things about me. "It's been a very hard week for the British government but from an Irish perspective and an European Union perspective we have... [Full Article...]

Bank of Canada raises overnight rate target to 1 ½ per cent

Bank of Canada raises overnight rate target to 1 ½ per cent The July projection also incorporates the estimated impact of tariffs on steel and aluminum recently imposed by the United States, as well as the countermeasures enacted by Canada. In a statement, the BOC said it expects the global economy to grow by about 3.75% this year, and by and 3.5% next year. It means consumers with variable rate mortgages or upcoming mortgage renewals will have to pay ... [Full Article...]

Will Trump tweet on Pfizer cut short the pharma rally?

Will Trump tweet on Pfizer cut short the pharma rally? Pfizer on Monday defended the price increases, saying they would not lead to a net increase in prices for consumers. We applaud Pfizer for this decision and hope other companies do the same. List prices do not include rebates and discounts drugmakers may offer. The drug maker referred to an "extensive discussion" with Trump and explained the deferral is taking place to give him "an opportunity to ... [Full Article...]

Turkey's army may come under authority of defense ministry: Erdogan

Turkey's army may come under authority of defense ministry: Erdogan Some 50 countries were represented at the ceremony, among them controversial figures like Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, according to official Anadolu news agency. The unexpected move leaves key details on the future functioning of the central bank unanswered but signals that Erdogan intends to keep to a pledge in May to increase his control over the w... [Full Article...]

Brent crude suffers biggest price drop in two years

Brent crude suffers biggest price drop in two years USA crude was down 43 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $73.68. "In 2019, EIA forecasts that the United States will average almost 12 million barrels of crude oil production per day", said Linda Capuano, Administrator of the EIA. However, oil prices have been volatile in recent weeks after the United States said it would reinstate sanctions against Iran, a major producer. Among Iran's major oil cl... [Full Article...]

BMW agrees $4.7 bln contract with China's CATL for battery cells

BMW agrees $4.7 bln contract with China's CATL for battery cells BMW said it had struck a deal with CATL to buy batteries worth 4.0 billion euros ($4.7 billion) - with 1.5 billion euros of sales in Germany and 2.5 billion in China . "I don't rule it out", he said. Bosch a German vehicle-parts supplier seems to be a viable instance, as the firm recently decided not to manufacture battery-cells due to the increase in competition. [Full Article...]

Bank of Canada Hikes Interest Rate to 1.50%, CAD Climbs in Response

As widely anticipated by economists, the Bank of Canada raised its trend-setting policy rate to 1.5 per cent, up from 1.25 per cent on Wednesday. The rate increase, by a quarter of a percentage point, took the bank's overnight interest rate to 1.50 percent, still well below the "neutral" rate of 2.5-3.5 percent the bank sees as a sweet spot for monetary policy, where it neither boosts nor rest... [Full Article...]

China says it is 'shocked' by U.S. actions in trade dispute

U.S. officials will hold hearings in late August on the list of targeted products and an administration official said it would take about two months to finalise, at which point Trump would decide whether to go ahead with the levies. United States officials released a list of thousands of Chinese imports the administration wants to hit with the new tariffs, including hundreds of food products as ... [Full Article...]


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