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Trump Issues More Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Goods

Trump said the tariffs aim to force a change in Chinese trade policies that he said posed "a grave threat to the long-term health and prosperity of the United States economy". The new tariffs could also prompt a rejection by Beijing of an invitation by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for further high-level trade negotiations with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He. [Full Article...]

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, wife to buy Time Magazine

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, wife to buy Time Magazine The couple scoop up the media and marketing company that boasts 175 million USA consumers each month from Meredith Corporation , which ended up with the brand as part of its purchase of Time Inc in January this year. The Wall Street Journal first reported the sale, which is expected to close in the next 30 days. The purchase of Time by Benioff continues a trend of acquisitions of old-l... [Full Article...]

US to spare Apple watch, many gadgets from new China tariffs

A 10 percent tariff will be implemented on $200billion (£152billion) of Chinese goods on September 24, rising to 25 percent at the start of 2019, according to the U.S. Trump has also complained about the US' gaping trade deficit - US$336 billion (NZ$511 billion) previous year - with China, its biggest trading partner. [Full Article...]

Consequences of tariffs 'almost unnoticeable' for USA, says Trump

China's Foreign Ministry said it welcomed the invitation, but Trump later raised questions about it, saying on Twitter that he was under no pressure to make a deal with Beijing and that the United States "will soon be taking in Billions in Tariffs & making products at home". [Full Article...]

Elon Musk sued by British diver he accused of being a pedophile

CEO Elon Musk made the announcement this morning via Twitter, much to the excitement of many Tesla owners on the social media platform. The story caught Musk's attention, who criticized Unsworth and the rescue workers via his Twitter account. [Full Article...]

Coca-Cola reportedly in talks with Aurora to develop cannabis drinks

Coca-Cola reportedly in talks with Aurora to develop cannabis drinks However, he declined to specifically comment on Aurora Cannabis Inc, and stressed that " no decisions have been made at this time ". Bloomberg reported Coca-Cola wants to enter the cannabis sector because soft drinks are becoming increasingly unpopular as they are seen as unhealthy. [Full Article...]

Watch Elon Musk play the most boring Xbox game ever

Watch Elon Musk play the most boring Xbox game ever In the clip below, you can see one of the Boring Company's three tunnel diggers being controlled by an Xbox One X controller. As reported by The Verge , in April 2017, the company which was founded by Elon Musk , had started work by digging a long narrow ditch at the SpaceX Hawthorne which is headquartered at California. [Full Article...]

Amazon Employees Accused of Selling Confidential Data, Deleting Negative Reviews for Money

Amazon Employees Accused of Selling Confidential Data, Deleting Negative Reviews for Money The newspaper cited brokers who act as intermediaries between employees and merchants, individuals who bought the services, and people familiar with the investigations. Amazon encourages third-party sellers to sign up on its website. Amazon employees in China may decide to participate because their salaries are quite low, and Chinese sellers may pay up in order to get information that can help the... [Full Article...]

Florence Death Toll Rises to 16 as Heavy Rains Ravage the Carolinas

Florence Death Toll Rises to 16 as Heavy Rains Ravage the Carolinas USA stock futures are trading lower along with Asia markets and Europe as the Trump administration could announce as early as Monday new tariffs on as much as $200 billion of Chinese imported goods, a senior administration official told Reuters . [Full Article...]

'Significant leads' after metal object discovered in Queensland banana

'Significant leads' after metal object discovered in Queensland banana The move comes after a massive recall in Australia, where strawberries were pulled from the shelves of a number of supermarkets after needles found in five states. But the company said for added reassurance it elected to halt distribution of Australian strawberries. Queensland Strawberry Growers Association vice president Adrian Schultz said "commercial terrorism" was bringing an industry to... [Full Article...]

Karnataka government cuts Petrol, Diesel prices by Rs 2/litre

Karnataka government cuts Petrol, Diesel prices by Rs 2/litre With the following announcement, Karnataka becomes the third state to cut the fuel prices . In Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai touching fresh record levels of Rs 73.54, Rs 78.07 and Rs 77.74 per litre, against the previous levels of Rs 73.30, Rs 77.82 and Rs 77.49 per litre. [Full Article...]

Iran says oil market held "hostage" by Saudi Arabia, Russia

Iran says oil market held The EIA based its disclosure on preliminary estimates in its Short-Term Energy Outlook which is released every month. Traders said an early rally on Friday was sparked by reports U.S. Yet more evidence casting doubt on the contention that shortfalls of crude from Iran and Venezuela will spell a calamitous market tightening , the International Energy Agency revealed in its monthly repo... [Full Article...]

Man reportedly eats strawberry with needle inside, police confirm 4 'contamination' incidents

Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart confirmed officers were investigating an incident. Nervous growers are weighing up their farming futures as the strawberry contamination crisis forces New Zealand's major supermarkets to stop selling the fruit from Australia. [Full Article...]

Time Magazine Sold to Tech Billionaire for $190 Million

Felsenthal in a note to staffers said the Benioffs have asked Time to "think big" and to consider what it will look like in 2040. The announcement by Meredith said that the Benioffs would not be involved in the day-to-day operations or journalistic decisions at Time . [Full Article...]

Bank of England keeps rates on hold

Bank of England keeps rates on hold The BoE's regional staff reported businesses were tightening cost control and holding off on investment ahead of Britain's March 2019 withdrawal from the EU. The EUR/USD is trading at $1.162, down 0.07% with today's trading band at $1.16091 at the low end and $1.16430 at the high end. Emoov CEO Russell Quirk said: "Mark Carney is supposed to be a custodian of the British economy". [Full Article...]

Preparing a Nuclear Power Plant ahead of Hurricane Florence

Preparing a Nuclear Power Plant ahead of Hurricane Florence Federal regulators later required all US nuclear plants be reinforced against earthquakes and flooding. The six nuclear power plants in North and SC sit directly in the storm's projected path, according to Mary Catherine Green, spokeswoman for Duke Energy , which owns all six. [Full Article...]

Warning over needles in strawberries

Until investigators have a better idea where the needles are coming from, they recommend all strawberries be cut or disposed of. Among the reports cited by the BBC are a 9-year-old boy who's said to have bit into a strawberry with a needle (he didn't swallow it) and a 21-year-old man who reportedly went to the ER after he ingested half a needle and experienced "severe abdominal pain". [Full Article...]

Henri Bendel Is Going Out of Business After 123 Years

Henri Bendel Is Going Out of Business After 123 Years In its heyday, Bendel, best known for its designer purses and footwear, was a NY retailer on par with stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman. L Brands operates 3,084 company-owned specialty stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and China. The company expects Henri Bendel, which sells women's handbags, jewelry and luxury fashion accessories, to bring in revenue of ... [Full Article...]

Even More Strawberry Brands May Have Been Contaminated With Needles

Even More Strawberry Brands May Have Been Contaminated With Needles The Warmuran farm which supplied the berries under the brand names Berry Obsession and Berry Licious, was inspected by Queensland police and Australian Border Force officers yesterday. Queensland Health alerted South Australia's health department Friday afternoon advising Donnybrook-branded strawberries had become the third brand of strawberries linked to the contamination. [Full Article...]

Centre to ‘strictly’ maintain fiscal deficit at 3.3%: Arun Jaitley

Centre to ‘strictly’ maintain fiscal deficit at 3.3%: Arun Jaitley Jaitley said. On Friday, the government had announced five-pronged measures to fund the current account deficit (CAD). However, till now finance ministry has resisted pressure to cut taxes on fuel. The Minister said that black money measures such as demonetisation and GST have had their effect on direct tax collections. On GST, he said the new indirect tax regime is settling down and "with... [Full Article...]


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