European Union official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

Li has tried appeal to visiting European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel in May by saying their companies were welcome to invest. "We expect the trade numbers for July to disappoint since that's when the first round of United Stat... More..

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How to activate Amazon Prime membership on Vodafone RED postpaid plans
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

How to activate Amazon Prime membership on Vodafone RED postpaid plans

Amazon Prime Day sale will begin on July 16, where it will be offering thousands of deals at the lowest prices for 36 hours straight. "We are excited to partner with Honor to announce offers on Honor 7X...More..

Over 200 new launches expected in Amazon Prime Day sale 2018
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Over 200 new launches expected in Amazon Prime Day sale 2018

Well, it turned out that in 2017, no less than 76% of Amazon's Prime Day were better than those on Black Friday for the same products, while 5.8% tied up. If you have your Prime account linked to your phone n...More..

Chinas June soy imports jump ahead of tariffs on US shipments
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Chinas June soy imports jump ahead of tariffs on US shipments

China slapped duties on USA soybean shipments earlier this month in response to Donald Trump's tariffs. Beijing imposed tariffs on $34 billion worth of United States products on Friday, from soya beans a...More..

Rupert Murdoch's Fox cleared for Sky takeover bid
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Rupert Murdoch's Fox cleared for Sky takeover bid

CHIP SHOPPING: CA accepted an offer from Broadcom worth $18.9 billion, or $44.50 per share. Fox, which already owns 39 percent of Sky, and Comcast are fighting for control of the British pay-television group....More..

Expert Cave Diver Tells Elon Musk That His Submarine Sucked
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Expert Cave Diver Tells Elon Musk That His Submarine Sucked

Lashing out and calling a guy who was actually part of the rescue operation in a measurable way a pedophile is probably not a great move! Amidst the horrorshow that is his Twitter account, it was revealed by ...More..

Tesla Used Red Bull to Hit Model 3 Goals
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tesla Used Red Bull to Hit Model 3 Goals

Forbes has reported that Inside EVs suggest that the Model Y may prove to be even more popular than Tesla's Model 3, with a possible price range of around $45,000, although this is purely speculation at th...More..

ZTE pays $1.4 billion penalty; USA to lift ban
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

ZTE pays $1.4 billion penalty; USA to lift ban

The latest $1.4 billion deal comes on top of that. President Donald Trump has said he's prepared to put tariffs on as much as $450 billion worth of Chinese exports. The current ban could have lasted seven yea...More..

McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite

McDonald's has been forced to remove salad options from 3,000 locations across the Midwest after customers reported experiencing gastrointestinal illnesses. Vomiting, headache, fever, body aches and flu-like sy...More..

Pilots' strike achieved nothing, says Ryanair
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Pilots' strike achieved nothing, says Ryanair

The company said the disruption was limited to high-frequency British-Irish routes, but warned that knock-on effects could not be ruled out. Ryanair is facing its first day of industrial action in Ireland sin...More..

Build-a-Bear CEO Apologizes for Thursday's Sale Fiasco
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-a-Bear CEO Apologizes for Thursday's Sale Fiasco

In the Strongsville location alone, more than 2,500 people waited several hours for the deal. It wrote in a Facebook post it closed lines at its stores in Canada and the USA due to overwhelming crowds and s...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair Cancels Flights due to Pilots Strike

Ryanair has confirmed it has had to cancel a number of flights from Ireland as a 24hour pilot strike gets underway. In a final effort to avert this strike, we have agreed to meet our pilots and FORSA at a neu...More..

Crowd trouble flares at Build-A-Bear workshops
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Crowd trouble flares at Build-A-Bear workshops

Toy maker Build-A-Bear has been forced to shut down its one-day "Pay Your Age" event due to crowd safety concerns. The store's website says: "We have closed lines in our USA stores". The deal was supposed to...More..

Outbreak in intestinal illnesses linked to McDonald’s salads
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Outbreak in intestinal illnesses linked to McDonald’s salads

Since May, hundreds of cases of infection have been reported in the United States. "The initial investigation indicates a link to consumption of McDonald's salads", read a statement issued Thursday by IDPH. T...More..

Ryanair faces historic strike action
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair faces historic strike action

An empty Ryanair customer services desk is seen at Dublin airport in Dublin, Ireland September 27, 2017. Ryanair's pilots in the Republic of Ireland have voted to go on strike for 24 hours from 0100 on 12 J...More..

Ryanair cabin crew threaten strike amid holiday season
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew threaten strike amid holiday season

Members of the Irish Airline Pilots' Association (Ialpa) at the budget airline voted overwhelmingly (99%) in favour of industrial action. In a final effort to avert this strike, we have agreed to meet our pil...More..

Justice Department will appeal $85 billion AT&T, Time Warner merger
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Justice Department will appeal $85 billion AT&T, Time Warner merger

The US government has chose to appeal against a landmark court ruling that cleared the way for telecoms giant AT&T to buy Time Warner. The resulting AT&T-Time Warner megacompany retained ownership of Warner Br...More..

The Trump Effect, Crude Oil Prices Fall Across the Board
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

The Trump Effect, Crude Oil Prices Fall Across the Board

The United States pulled out of a multinational deal in May to lift sanctions against Iran in return for curbs to Tehran's nuclear programme. "While China could secure the crude from alternative sources, su...More..

Greyhound Canada will no longer provide bus services in B.C.
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Greyhound Canada will no longer provide bus services in B.C.

Whitecourt Mayor Maryann Chichak said many in her town use the Greyhound service, from students who travel to Edmonton for school to seniors who use it for medical appointments. and federal governments provided...More..

China trade surplus with USA hits record $29bn high
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

China trade surplus with USA hits record $29bn high

Analysts also pointed out that Chinese export growth slowed to 11.3% year on year in June, from 12.2% in May, illustrating that exporters, faced with the threat of further trade barriers, were becoming more c...More..

Donald Trump tells May her Brexit plan would kill United States trade deal
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Donald Trump tells May her Brexit plan would kill United States trade deal

Mr Trump was scathing about the white paper Brexit deal put forward by Mrs May, but nice about her on a personal level. Sending a direct warning to the EU, Mr Gill said: "If the EU then demanded we couldn't...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump Declares NATO Victory With Spending Commitments From Allies

U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump attend the evening reception and dinner at the 2018 NATO Summit. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called an emergency session of all 29...More..

Australia and NZ recall frozen vegetables over listeria fears
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Australia and NZ recall frozen vegetables over listeria fears

ALDI - Market Fare Mixed Vegetables 1kg QLD, NSW, ACT, WA. Woolworths reportedly said the recall is a voluntary one and customers will receive a refund. Earlier this year, a local outbreak of listeria ...More..

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have agreed to increase defence spending
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have agreed to increase defence spending

Asked if he was going to recognise the Russian annexation of Crimea, he said it was "an interesting question". He suggested an accelerated timeline, saying nations would be "spending at a much faster clip". "...More..

Bank of Canada delivers another hike, key interest rate rises to 1.5%
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Bank of Canada delivers another hike, key interest rate rises to 1.5%

However Poloz said the bank can not make policy on the basis of hypothetical scenarios. "The US economy is proving stronger than expected, reinforcing market expectations of higher policy rates and pushing up...More..

Pfizer responds to Trump's tweet criticizing drug price increases
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Pfizer responds to Trump's tweet criticizing drug price increases

They say the latest round of price increases, announced July 1, support their belief that Mr. Trump's plan to cut costs is relatively toothless. "Great news for the American people", Trump wrote. However, the d...More..

Pompeo talks tough on Iran while visiting the Emirates
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Pompeo talks tough on Iran while visiting the Emirates

Sanctions extending to the oil sector snap back on November 4 and the USA government has said it wants to zero out Iranian oil exports by then. Rahaghi pointed out that certain privileges extended to India by...More..

Turkey's Erdogan sworn in with new powers, names son-in-law finance minister
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan sworn in with new powers, names son-in-law finance minister

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend his first major global summit since getting reelected on Wednesday when he attends the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation heads of state and government meeting in Br...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Central bank hikes rate, predicts modest overall impact from US tariff fight

Looking ahead, the bank says it expects higher interest rates will be necessary over time to keep inflation near its target, however, it intends to continue along a gradual, data-dependent approach. However, th...More..

China says
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

China says "fully prepared" if trade war kicks off this week

He told CNBC that there may be no way to escape a trade war with China. It gave no immediate details of possible retaliation but Beijing earlier released a target list of American goods for duty increases i...More..

Doubts if Saudis can replace lost Iranian barrels
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Doubts if Saudis can replace lost Iranian barrels

Brent crude futures settled down 86 cents, or 1.1 percent, at $76.46 a barrel. "We estimate that every million bpd shift in supply and demand balances would push the oil price by $17 bpd on average". In his l...More..

United States to slap tariffs on extra $200 billion of Chinese imports
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

United States to slap tariffs on extra $200 billion of Chinese imports

It also noted that the profits from reciprocal tariffs will mainly be used to minimize the damage to Chinese enterprises and their employees. Trump last week said the United States may ultimately impose tarif...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Turkey's New Era: Turkish President Erdogan takes oath of office

The lira TRYTOM=D3 , which has lost almost a fifth of its value against the dollar this year, dropped almost 3 percent to 4.74 to the USA currency after the cabinet announcement. Erdogan referred to the princi...More..

Local jobless rate rises in June
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Local jobless rate rises in June

On the economic front, the Canadian economy generated 31,000 jobs in June, versus expectations of 20,000 jobs. The bank's overnight rate target is 1.25 per cent. Employment increased in Ontario, Saskatchewan, a...More..

Timehop breached due to lack of 2FA, 21 million users hit
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Timehop breached due to lack of 2FA, 21 million users hit

Users have also been logged out of their Timehop accounts as a security precaution. A massive data breach on Timehop has exposed the private details of more than 21 million users. "The damage was limited be...More..

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers

Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for 15 years, says the powerful new executive presidency is vital to drive economic growth, ensure security after a failed 2016 military coup and safeguard the countr...More..

Conservative lawmakers pile Brexit pressure on British PM May
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Conservative lawmakers pile Brexit pressure on British PM May

Cabinet ministers have not been briefed on any alternative to the " new customs partnership ", which would see the United Kingdom collect tariffs on behalf of the European Union, or the Brexiteers' favoured "...More..

China Trade Battle Heats Up = Are Beijing Tariffs on US Crude Next?
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

China Trade Battle Heats Up = Are Beijing Tariffs on US Crude Next?

Brent, the global benchmark, is now trading at around $77 a barrel. American crude shipments to China now stand around 400,000 barrels per day (bpd), worth $1 billion a month at current prices. The oil sancti...More..

Trump’s trade war: what is it and which products are affected?
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump’s trade war: what is it and which products are affected?

On Friday, China's foreign ministry in Beijing immediately retaliated by imposing additional tariffs for US products worth about $34 billion. The 25% duties, which went into effect at 12:01 am EST, prompted q...More..

David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports

The appointment comes after Davis resigned overnight, saying he would be unable to deliver the PM's post-Brexit trade strategy - which was approved by the cabinet on Friday - as he did not " believe " in it. He...More..

Starbucks to phase out plastic straws as opposition to them grows
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Starbucks to phase out plastic straws as opposition to them grows

Swedish furniture giant IKEA recently announced that it will stop selling single-use plastic products at all its stores globally by 2020. It's a plastic strawless lid that will come to replace single-use pl...More..

Seattle first big city to ban straws
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Seattle first big city to ban straws

Seattle just became the first USA city to impose the trendy ban, and NY may soon follow suit, with Mayor Bill de Blasio backing an anti-straw City Council bill. The ban impacts over 5,000 restaurants and food ...More..

China blames United States for 'largest-scale trade war'
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

China blames United States for 'largest-scale trade war'

The summit is part of China's "New Silk Road" bid to boost its influence in Europe through investments and closer economic links. China is inviting global banks to finance a project for the construction of ...More..

Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid enters day two
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid enters day two

According to the previous medical aid plan, the footballers would be kept in the hospital's well-equipped sterile isolation room for one to two days after being brought out before their parents and relatives co...More..

Chequers mate: Theresa May ambush routs cabinet Brexiteers
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Chequers mate: Theresa May ambush routs cabinet Brexiteers

Brexit Secretary David Davis quit just two days after May announced she had finally united her quarrelsome government behind a plan for a divorce deal with the EU. But there were signs of a backlash among some...More..

ZTE Complies with U.S. Deal to Lift Ban
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

ZTE Complies with U.S. Deal to Lift Ban

ZTE previously pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty in March 2017 for having shipped equipment to Iran and North Korea in violation of USA sanctions. ZTE, the Chinese smartphone maker that wa...More..

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg overtakes Warren Buffett as world's third richest person
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg overtakes Warren Buffett as world's third richest person

Facebook allowed political strategy firm Cambridge Analytica - which helped Donald Trump's campaign - to harvest the private data of 87 million users. Facebook's stocks, despite the fallout over the data-priv...More..

Netflix Is Testing A New
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Netflix Is Testing A New "Ultra" Plan And Here's What That Means

Netflix has confirmed the Ultra tests, but noted that only select customers will see the additional option. Some European consumers were offered the Ultra plan at an even higher price (€19.99 or $23.39). People...More..

US payrolls rise 213,000; wage gains slow, unemployment up
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US payrolls rise 213,000; wage gains slow, unemployment up

The United States has now added jobs for 93 straight months, a record streak of hiring. For the month of June, wages increased at a relatively solid annual rate of 2.7 percent. The U-6 or underemployment rate...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US adds 213000 jobs in June, but jobless rate rises to 4%

The report also shows that the share of workers who have multiple jobs remained stable over the past year at 4.8 percent. As unemployment rose, the closely watched labor force participation rate also edged ...More..