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European Union retaliatory tariffs on USA goods go into effect

European Union retaliatory tariffs on USA goods go into effect The European Union slapped revenge tariffs on iconic United States products including bourbon, jeans and motorcycles on Friday in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump . When the US imposed the tariffs it said it was doing so as a matter of national security - further angering its closest allies, whose tariffs are now targeting President Trump's base of support - in the... [Full Article...]

Oil rises ahead of OPEC, China tariffs loom over U.S. prices

Oil rises ahead of OPEC, China tariffs loom over U.S. prices In the wake of Friday's latest barrage of U.S. sanctions on China, the biggest customer for United States oil exports is threatening to impose its own tariffs on USA energy imports. Outages due to the troubles in Nigeria and Venezuela's oil industries more than offset higher output from Saudi Arabia , Iraq and Algeria as May production fell 1,00,000 b/d from the previous month. [Full Article...]

Oil Prices Are Unlikely To Increase As 'Sharply' From Now On

Oil Prices Are Unlikely To Increase As 'Sharply' From Now On Oil prices ticked higher Thursday after data showed a decline in US petroleum inventories. In 2017, OPEC began cutting about 1.8 million barrels per day to support the market. "The topic will surely come up between President (Vladimir) Putin and the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as they watch their countries' teams in today's opening game of the football World Cup together in Mosco... [Full Article...]

European Central Bank sets end date for $3 trillion stimulus program

European Central Bank sets end date for $3 trillion stimulus program LONDON, June 15 ( Reuters ) - World shares fell and were set to end the week in the red on Friday while the dollar hit a seven-month high, as investors braced for a list of Chinese goods targeted in a first round of announced trade tariffs by the United States. [Full Article...]

Domino's wants to fix crumbling roads to save its pizzas

Domino's wants to fix crumbling roads to save its pizzas Domino's, a longtime provider of pies of the pizza variety, has announced the launch of its new Paving for Pizza campaign in an effort to fix shitty roads that are so shitty they just might impact the delivery of their products. A "third-party organization" will vet ZIP codes based on their popularity and the municipalities' receptiveness to the program, she said. Nominate your town to be th... [Full Article...]

IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb

IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb IHOP finally revealed on Monday what the "b" in their name change to "IHOb" stands for, and the insults quickly followed. Other breakfast joints also tweeted out thinly veiled critiques of IHOP in the wake of the restaurant's news. The company is adding several burgers to its menu - including a Big Brunch burger with bacon, a fried egg and browned potato on top. Well, now they've spilled... [Full Article...]

It’s official: AT&T can merge with Time Warner

It’s official: AT&T can merge with Time Warner President Donald Trump also once weighed in on the deal, commenting that an AT&T victory would put too much power "in the hands of too few" ― but many speculated that his aversion to the merger had more to do with his issues with CNN than anything else (Turner Broadcasting is CNN's parent company). [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham to Democrats: Either 'Peace or War' with North Korea

Lindsey Graham to Democrats: Either 'Peace or War' with North Korea Discussions would focus on "the issue of building a permanent and durable peace-keeping mechanism on the Korean peninsula, the issue of realizing the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and other issues of mutual concern", KCNA said . [Full Article...]

#Number12: Nyantakyi Cannot Resign - Mornah | General News

#Number12: Nyantakyi Cannot Resign - Mornah | General News He also boasted of his relationship with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, suggesting the president and his vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, were susceptible to bribery, and that the two could be influenced with $5 million and $3 million respectively. [Full Article...]

The infamous Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un impersonators return

The infamous Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un impersonators return Trump will meet with Lee on Monday. Some analysts at the time suggested the trip could be a dry-run for the North Korean leaders forthcoming trip to Singapore , implying that it would be likely that Pyongyang dispatch the armored vehicle there too. [Full Article...]

US, China reach $1.4bn sanctions deal over ZTE

US, China reach $1.4bn sanctions deal over ZTE The Commerce Department, which oversees sanctions enforcement, told Reuters on Tuesday that "no definitive agreement has been signed by both parties ". They raised national security concerns about ZTE, a view shared by USA intelligence agencies and other countries . USA companies provide an estimated 25 to 30 percent of components in ZTE's equipment, which includes smartphones and gear... [Full Article...]

Trump complains about traveling to Canada ahead of Singapore summit with Kim

Trump complains about traveling to Canada ahead of Singapore summit with Kim While the objective of Trump's tariffs is to shift US steel consumption away from foreign producers and towards domestic producers, Americans will share some of the pain as well. US stocks, apart from those of steel and aluminum producers, have fallen sharply in response to Trump's recent tariff announcements and other actions against trading partners. [Full Article...]

Tesla Teases Model Y Compact SUV

Tesla Teases Model Y Compact SUV He said that the company has largely overcome bottlenecks in production and it is "extremely likely" Tesla will hit a weekly Model 3 production rate of 5,000 cars. Answering a Twitter question about whether European customers will get a cab-over-engine model, Musk said that an upcoming revision to the design that was revealed in late 2017 will make the truck fit in with legislations across... [Full Article...]

All deals off if tariffs hiked, China warns US

All deals off if tariffs hiked, China warns US The USA has threatened to impose tariffs on as much as $50 billion of Chinese language merchandise in a dispute over Beijing's aggressive techniques to problem U.S. There was no immediate response from the U.S. delegation or from Ross himself. Critics say that the deal risks making the USA a supplier of raw materials to fuel China's expansion and plans to dominate high-tech manufacturing. [Full Article...]

Trump escalates fight with ABC after Roseanne cancellation

Trump escalates fight with ABC after Roseanne cancellation On Barr having a history of this kind of attitude: "This monkey thing is something she's tweeted before about black people ". "I just wish ABC had not thrown two of the greatest actors in the world out with me-Laurie and John", Roseanne tweeted. [Full Article...]

Vermont to pay some out-of-state workers to move there

Vermont to pay some out-of-state workers to move there Ever thought the bucolic beauty of the mountainous state of Vermont might be right for you? The funds-a maximum of $5,000 a year or $10,000 total-can be used to pay for moving costs and other expenses, such as broadband internet or membership in a co-working space. [Full Article...]

Trump, Macron Discussed Need to Rebalance Trade With Europe - White House

Trump, Macron Discussed Need to Rebalance Trade With Europe - White House These items include yogurt, coffee, sugar, toilet paper, sailboats, mattresses, washing machines and lawn mowers - all aimed at exerting pressure on key U.S. She said: "It could escalate and also the economic recovery that we have seen lately, notably in the European Union but globally, risks to be diminished by this". [Full Article...]

France to win, EA Sports predicts

France to win, EA Sports predicts Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has said he hopes Egypt's Mohamed Salah will have recovered from a shoulder injury by the time the countries face each other in the World Cup next month. EA Sports collects data and analyzes all the teams that are there, and has made successful predictions based on their analysis for the FIFA World Cup competition of 2010 and 2014. [Full Article...]

National Doughnut Day Is on Friday. Here's How Local Shops Are Celebrating

National Doughnut Day Is on Friday. Here's How Local Shops Are Celebrating No purchase is necessary! The victor gets $5,000 and a one-year supply of donuts, but it's unclear how much work a CDO has to actually do. Duffy's Sports Grill: Free order of Red Velvet Mini Donuts per table at Miami Beach and Kendall locations . [Full Article...]

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation with brake update

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation with brake update The organization noted the Model 3 required 152 feet (46.3 meters) to stop from 60 miles per hour (96 km/h) and this was 7 feet (2.1 meters) longer than the Ford F-150. Musk also suggested the car's 15-inch touchscreen display could receive an over-the-air update to make it easier to use. Musk has added that their criticism about the car's road noise and ride comfort have also been addressed. [Full Article...]


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