EU Warns US Against Car Tariffs

Speaking to host Maria Bartiromo on Sunday Morning Futures , Trump said this when asked if he'd consider working with US allies to combat China's trade policies: "The European Union is possibly as bad as China, just smaller". The 25 percent import... More..

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US Reinstates Sanctions Against Iran
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

US Reinstates Sanctions Against Iran

Oil prices climbed Thursday, with the USA benchmark holding ground at its highest levels since 2014 in the wake of the biggest weekly decline of the year for domestic crude supplies. This encourages further dra...More..

As Toys ‘R’ Us Closes For Good, Workers Campaign For Severance
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

As Toys ‘R’ Us Closes For Good, Workers Campaign For Severance

The mascot stood surrounded by empty shelves and space, presumably in a Toys R Us store. Toys R Us, which also owned Babies R Us, collapsed in February after they were unable to pay a £15million tax bill. And...More..

Ash From New Volcanic Eruptions Closes Bali's Airport
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Ash From New Volcanic Eruptions Closes Bali's Airport

Mount Agung rumbled back to life past year and has been erupting periodically since. Indonesia's second-busiest airport will stay shut until at least 7pm local time on Friday, with 85 global flights and 191 d...More..

Cut oil imports from Iran to zero, or else, warns State Department
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Cut oil imports from Iran to zero, or else, warns State Department

We will take pressure. However, this spending has come at the expense of the domestic needs of the Iranian people, who have struggled for years under tough global sanctions against the regime. Rouhani said that...More..

US Defence Secy James Mattis visits China as security tensions rise
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

US Defence Secy James Mattis visits China as security tensions rise

Mnuchin tweeted that these reports were "false, fake news", although he did not deny that the plans existed - only that they would be applied not just to China. IXIC dropped 160.81 points, or 2.09 percent, t...More..

Turkish opposition parties denied equal campaigning rights in election: OSCE
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Turkish opposition parties denied equal campaigning rights in election: OSCE

Although the head of Turkey's Supreme Election Council, Sadi Guven, confirmed Erdogan's victory he added that the official results will be announced on July 5. In his victory speech, he said: "The victor of thi...More..

Canada Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Canada Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use

The adoption in the Senate of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act , means that a legal, multibillion-dollar industry is set to appear in Canada , which will join Uruguay as one of the few countries where cannabis is ...More..

Iran signals compromise for modest rise in OPEC oil output
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Iran signals compromise for modest rise in OPEC oil output

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is meeting on Friday to decide output policy amid calls from top consumers such as the United States, China and India to cool down oil prices and suppor...More..

Foxconn calls Trump's trade war a tech war
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Foxconn calls Trump's trade war a tech war

President Trump won't allow China to prey on US technology any longer, White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro told FOX Business on Wednesday. China's commerce ministry accused the United ...More..

Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts

While the threat of a new massive tariff is just that - and the earliest any of those tariffs are set to take effect is July 6 - the Trump administration's antagonistic rhetoric toward China appears to indicate...More..

Trump Threatens China With Fresh Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Imports
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump Threatens China With Fresh Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Imports

The move quickly drew praise from former Trump senior adviser Steve Bannon, who told The Associated Press: " President Trump told China and the world tonight that America will not back down when it comes to ...More..

Disney making $70.3 billion counterbid for Twenty-First Century Fox
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Disney making $70.3 billion counterbid for Twenty-First Century Fox

Comcast, which had proposed to pay $35 per share, declined to comment on Disney's freshened offer. "Direct-to-consumer distribution has become an even more compelling proposition in the six months since we an...More..

Elon Musk Outlines How His Chicago ‘Loop’ Transport Will Work
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Elon Musk Outlines How His Chicago ‘Loop’ Transport Will Work

But the Chicago Tribune cited comments from Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the decision to go with Musk's bid. Known as the Chicago Express Loop, the new system will feature "electric skate" vehicles that w...More..

Feds raise interest rates, meaning you'll pay more for credit
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Feds raise interest rates, meaning you'll pay more for credit

The Fed's policy statement said that the "labour market has continued to strengthen" and added that economic activity "has been rising at a solid rate ". The new interest rate guidance shows the Fed will c...More..

Comcast offers $65 billion cash bid for 21st Century Fox
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Comcast offers $65 billion cash bid for 21st Century Fox

This could result in a massive bidding war that will shape the industry for years to come. In a letter to Fox executives (namely Rupert, James and Lachlan Murdoch), Comcast CEO Brian Roberts wrote that af...More..

‘Net neutrality’ dies today, except in Washington state
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

‘Net neutrality’ dies today, except in Washington state

The house bill passed in February by a 93-5 vote . The measure already passed the Senate. Ahead of the December 14 commission vote that ended those Obama-era net neutrality regulations, current FCC Chairman A...More..

Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit

United States and North Korean officials huddled at Singapore's Ritz Carlton Hotel on Monday ahead of the sit-down. " North Korea has previously confirmed to us its willingness to denuclearize, and we are ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Pompeo Warns North Korea: 'Irreversible Denuclearization' Only Acceptable Outcome

In March, Trump surprised the world by accepting an invitation from Kim to meet in person. He said that those talks "in fact are moving quite rapidly and will come to a logical conclusion more quickly than ...More..

Ghana football boss resigns after being banned by FIFA
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Ghana football boss resigns after being banned by FIFA

President of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana Kwabena Yeboah has been appointed as acting Ghana Football Association President. Ghana has chose to dissolve its national football association a day aft...More..

Memorable Moments From the 2018 Tony Awards
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Memorable Moments From the 2018 Tony Awards

Andrew dedicated his award to the LGBTQ community and referenced the case of a bakery that refused to bake a cake for a gay couple. Praising playwright Tony Kushner, an emotional Lane said, "Tony wrote one o...More..

Tesla Teases Model Y Compact SUV
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Tesla Teases Model Y Compact SUV

At present, Tesla makes cars south of San Francisco in Fremont and has its lone Tesla Gigafactory, which makes only batteries, outside Reno, Nevada. 'As we expand our EV capabilities and commitment, we get ...More..

Expect disagreements over tariffs at G7 summit: Canada official
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Expect disagreements over tariffs at G7 summit: Canada official

Trudeau told the premiers he plans to vigorously defend and protect Canadian workers and industry, and that he is committed to successfully renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement "that is in the ...More..

Airline boss stirs gender debate with provocative comment
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Airline boss stirs gender debate with provocative comment

Afterwards, during in interview with Bloomberg TV, Mr Al Baker pointed out that more than one-third of Qatar Airways staff were female, including pilots and senior vice-presidents. "So we actually encourage w...More..

United States allies hit back over steel and aluminium tariffs
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

United States allies hit back over steel and aluminium tariffs

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada , May 31, 2018 . "This is $16.6 billion of retaliation", said Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrysti...More..