China files WTO challenge to Trump's $200 billion tariff plan

Washington imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of goods in response to complaints that Beijing is hurting American companies by stealing or pressuring enterprises to hand over technology. Both the United States and European Union urged China... More..

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Papa John's founder throws shade at NFL, Roger Goodell
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Papa John's founder throws shade at NFL, Roger Goodell

The committee has approved and directed the company to terminate Schnatter's "Founder Agreement", which had defined his role as its advertising and brand spokesperson. The chain has said it's trying to appeal t...More..

Amazon Prime Day effect
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Amazon Prime Day effect

Experts also advise small business owners to examine which deals Amazon will be highlighting, and then offer small discounts on their own items that complement those products. Amazon is offering a Prime ...More..

China's June crude imports at 6-mth low as
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

China's June crude imports at 6-mth low as

China's national soybean stocks as of Tuesday were at 8.52 million tonnes, almost a month's worth of consumption, and the highest on record since at least 2010. Imports of soybeans in the crop year that star...More..

Target tries its own version of Prime Day
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Target tries its own version of Prime Day

In what has been touted as the biggest Prime Day yet, Amazon India 's 36-hour blockbuster sales event is finally here. One can expect great deals and exchange offers under the sale. Even Samsung smartphon...More..

Elon Musk's stunning 'pedo' Twitter tirade at hero British diver
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk's stunning 'pedo' Twitter tirade at hero British diver

Unsworth said Musk's mini-sub stunt, in fact, got in the way of the rescue. During the cave saga, Mr Musk flew to Thailand with a prototype mini-submarine the help rescue the boys. If you're already acqua...More..

Netflix Would Prefer Comcast Win Fox Over Disney
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Netflix Would Prefer Comcast Win Fox Over Disney

Second, if Disney wants to make sure Comcast only walks away with Sky , pushing the bid higher for the United Kingdom pay-TV company may be a defensive move to protect the remainder of the Fox assets. Sky h...More..

Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’

Musk created a " kid-size submarine " and went to Thailand to assist in the rescue, but authorities ended up not needing his device. Unsworth was instrumental in the rescue of the boy's soccer team, but la...More..

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA): Tesla Inc (TSLA) Has a Whistleblower Situation
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA): Tesla Inc (TSLA) Has a Whistleblower Situation

Tesla's losses increased by 97.5 per cent to just under $785 million in the first quarter of 2018, despite the fact that earnings rose by 26.4 per cent to more than $3.4 billion. When the base Model 3 become...More..

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

ZTE pays $1.4 billion penalty; US to lift ban

The Commerce Department had said it would remove the ban after ZTE paid a $1 billion (761.73 million pounds) penalty and placed $400 million in a US bank escrow account as part of a settlement reached last mon...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

Symptoms typically appear about a week after the initial infection, according to the CDC . The parasite is called cyclospora . The CDC said earlier this week that there were 227 laboratory-confirmed cases...More..

Ryanair pilots have announced two new days of intended strike action
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair pilots have announced two new days of intended strike action

Despite finding " common ground " in Wednesday's talks with the airline, Fórsa has now announced details of further strike action. The strike represents 27 per cent of Ryanair's Irish pilots. "We will do this...More..

Build-a-Bear halts too-popular
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

This little one got a bear on "Pay Your Age Day". Customers wait in line, some for even over seven hours, at Coconut Point in Estero, Florida. But this really started winding up 24 to 48 hours prior to it. ...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Strike hits Ryanair flights today

Pilots in Ireland, Ryanair's home country, held a strike for the first time on Thursday as they demanded better conditions from Europe's largest low-priced carrier, which is trying to stave off a wave of indust...More..

Build-A-Bear shuts down 'pay your age' discount after 'overwhelming' crowds
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Build-A-Bear shuts down 'pay your age' discount after 'overwhelming' crowds

Many expressed their disbelief about the whole ordeal, saying they would never wait for hours for a store promotion . Photos on social media showed crowded lines of adults, children and strollers inundating...More..

Illinois, Iowa officials look into rise in parasitic illness
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Illinois, Iowa officials look into rise in parasitic illness

The Illinois Health Department said a quarter of its cases reported eating McDonald's salads before getting sick. Cyclosporiasis is caused by the Cyclospora parasite , which health leaders say can infect p...More..

Ryanair strike could cause massive flight disruptions over the coming weeks
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair strike could cause massive flight disruptions over the coming weeks

An empty Ryanair customer services desk is seen at Dublin airport in Dublin, Ireland September 27, 2017. There could be chaos on the way for thousands of holiday makers as Irish Ryanair pilots who are members...More..

Ryanair to cancel up to 30 flights on Thursday
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair to cancel up to 30 flights on Thursday

Cabin crews in Italy and Spain are set to join colleagues in Belgium and Portugal for a one-day strike on the 25th of July. IALPA claims a ballot of pilots directly employed by Ryanair resulted in 99% voting ...More..

Justice Department appeals approval of AT&T-Time Warner merger
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

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

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled in favor of on June 12, in a definitive opinion that rejected all of the government's arguments. "The Court's decision could hardly have been more thorough, fact-bas...More..

US to become global leading crude oil producer
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

US to become global leading crude oil producer

Trade tensions threaten to undermine global economic momentum and crimp the demand for oil. Washington had earlier told countries they must halt all imports of Iranian oil from November 4 or face US financial...More..

Greyhound to discontinue service in Western Canada
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Greyhound to discontinue service in Western Canada

It also explains why Greyhound seemed content at its "temporary" bus station in some moose pasture (the VIA Rail terminal) out by the Yellowhead and 122 Street, having moved after the downtown bus station land ...More..

China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

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 cir...More..

United Kingdom publishes Brexit plan that sparked rebellion
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

United Kingdom publishes Brexit plan that sparked rebellion

His comments went down badly in Downing Street as the Prime Minister desperately battles to contain a civil war within her party over her Brexit proposals. Britain would end free movement of people from the E...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

'NATO Is Much Stronger Now': Trump Claims Victory After Contentious Summit

President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels , Belgium. The U.S. leader gave no specific...More..

Listeria fears: Greenyard investigates
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Listeria fears: Greenyard investigates "root cause", as United Kingdom supermarkets recall frozen vegetables

The factory is said to be implicated as a likely source of a Listeria outbreak in Europe. The food chain says this is a voluntary recall and customers will receive a full refund. Listeria is found widely...More..

Bank of Canada raises rate, predicts economic resilience despite trade risks
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Bank of Canada raises rate, predicts economic resilience despite trade risks

With two daughters off school over summer, finding affordable activities is key for Florence van Dijk, especially following news of yet another interest rate hike. Poloz also signaled he was comfortable with ho...More..

Trump claims Pfizer is 'rolling back price hikes'
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trump claims Pfizer is 'rolling back price hikes'

The announcement marked a successful use of the bully pulpit for Trump and a relatively rapid concession by one of the country's largest companies. Dr. The drug maker referred to an "extensive discussion" w...More..

Iran threat to pull out oil cushion
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Iran threat to pull out oil cushion

The embassy said Iran will do its best to ensure security of oil supply to India by offering various flexible measures which facilitate bilateral trade, particularly Indian exports to Iran. Imports from other M...More..

Sunaidy takes part in Erdogan's inauguration ceremony
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Sunaidy takes part in Erdogan's inauguration ceremony

Following the approval of constitutional changes in an April 2017 referendum allowing the president to retain his/her party membership, that May Erdogan was restored as AK Party chairman by a vote at its third ...More..

Bank of Canada raises interest rate for first time in 6 months
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bank of Canada raises interest rate for first time in 6 months

The Bank expects the global economy to grow by about 3 ¾ per cent in 2018 and 3 ½ per cent in 2019, in line with the April Monetary Policy Report (MPR). Poloz recently said the impacts of the U.S. The centr...More..

Trump says tariffs to kick in against China
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump says tariffs to kick in against China

The United States slapped a 25 percent tax on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Friday, and China is retaliating with taxes on an equal amount of US products, including soybeans, pork and electr...More..

Trump’s order for OPEC to reduce prices is insulting - Iranian oil minister
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump’s order for OPEC to reduce prices is insulting - Iranian oil minister

Earlier this week, Trump lashed out at OPEC, accusing the oil organization of failing to help the USA to reduce domestic gasoline prices. In his latest tweet on the subject on Wednesday, Trump said that the "...More..

U.S. Poised to Publish $200 Billion China Tariff List
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

U.S. Poised to Publish $200 Billion China Tariff List

The office will hear public comments on the plan and will reach a decision after August 31, according to a senior administration official who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity. Trump has been consider...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's president with vast new powers

Erdogan's re-election in the June 24 polls marked Turkey's transition to an executive presidential system of government, abolishing the prime minister's post, among other changes. In other words, Turkey will be...More..

Canada adds jobs, sees more job hunters
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Canada adds jobs, sees more job hunters

The Canadian economy added 31,800 jobs for the month, but with 75,000 people entering the work force the jobless rate rose 0.2 per cent from May, Statistics Canada said. Expectations have strengthened that go...More..