• Tesla shares fall after CEO Musk abuses British caver
Tesla shares fall after CEO Musk abuses British caver

In a freaky series of tweets on Sunday, Musk said he would produce a video proving his submarine would have been able to reach the children and in a comment directed at Unsworth, added: "Sorry pedo guy , you really did ask for it". The submarine , I believe, was about five-foot-six long, rigid, so it wouldn't have gone round corners or roun...

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  • Amazon Prime Day deals include 30% off the Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Prime Day deals include 30% off the Kindle Paperwhite

Search for the items you're interested in and sign up for the watch list, that way you'll be alerted through the Amazon app when that deal is about to go live on Prime Day . You'll get 30 days free (if you're a student, you get 6 months), and then it's $119/year (or $59/year for students). The events showcase how much Amazon Prime's offerings...

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  • China vows ‘firm and forceful’ counter-measures against United States tariffs
China vows ‘firm and forceful’ counter-measures against United States tariffs

The US administration late on Tuesday released a huge list of new tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of goods from China . U.S. President Donald Trump has said he may ultimately impose tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese goods, roughly the total amount of U.S.

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  • Global memory market likely to reshuffle with UMC win United Microelectronics Corporation
Global memory market likely to reshuffle with UMC win United Microelectronics Corporation

A spokesman for Micron, which is based in Idaho, said Wednesday that the company hasn't yet received the court order and won't comment until it does. Micron is the world's fourth-biggest semiconductor supplier by sales revenue following South Korean firms Samsung and SK Hynix and U.S. chip giant Intel.

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  • China vows counter-attack as Trump trade pulls trade war trigger
China vows counter-attack as Trump trade pulls trade war trigger

The Trump administration's 25% tariffs are targeting Chinese products such as industrial machinery, medical devices and auto parts. However, while no details have been provided as yet, it looks like a Chinese retaliation may be in the works.

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  • Amlo win to usher in new era in Mexico
Amlo win to usher in new era in Mexico

On Saturday, the Democratic Revolution party said four of its members were killed in Mexico State, west of Mexico City, while trying to prevent hand-outs of goods by the ruling party to potential voters. Carlos Urzua, Lopez Obrador's pick to be his finance minister when he takes office on December 1, told Reuters on Monday that the new govern...

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  • Walmart under fire from conservatives for 'Impeach 45' shirts slamming Trump
Walmart under fire from conservatives for 'Impeach 45' shirts slamming Trump

As noted by Bloomberg , the real sellers are companies such as Old Glory and Teespring Inc., which advertise on Walmart's website and give the retail giant a cut of the profits. The continued sale of the clothing items and whether or not a widespread boycott of Walmart catches on has not yet been determined. "We removed it as soon as it was br...

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  • Auto tariffs could lead to $300B retaliation — European Union warns Trump
Auto tariffs could lead to $300B retaliation — European Union warns Trump

The EU warned in a 10-page submission to the US Commerce Department that imposing import tariffs on cars and auto parts would harm the US automotive industry and may lead to retaliatory tariffs on $US294 billion ($401 billion) worth of US exports, almost one-fifth of US exports.

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  • United States will 'absolutely' sanction European companies that do business with Iran
United States will 'absolutely' sanction European companies that do business with Iran

Tehran, however, vowed on Sunday to foil any United States bid to block its oil exports. In particular, the administration points to a recent announcement by Saudi Arabia to increase oil production, with President Trump tweeting Saturday that the country's leader King Salman agreed to increase oil production by 2 million barrels.

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

The image has been shared more than 300,000 times and has left many online feeling nostalgic and heartbroken. Over 30,000 workers will be looking for work as the stores close. Many kids grew up watching Geoffrey the Giraffe in TV commercials. Whether this leads to a relaunched store is anyone's guess, but the brand as a whole isn't dead regardles...

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  • Trump Tweets Harley-Davidson 'Will Be Taxed Like Never Before'
Trump Tweets Harley-Davidson 'Will Be Taxed Like Never Before'

Standard & Poor's has placed motorcycle maker Harley Davidson's debt on credit watch due to cost increases from a USA trade dispute with the European Union. According to Harley-Davidson, the move "is not the company's preference, but represents the only sustainable option to make its motorcycles accessible to customers in the European Union and...

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  • Trump denies he's to blame for Harley-Davidson decision
Trump denies he's to blame for Harley-Davidson decision

Harley-Davidson Inc.'s headquarters in Milwaukee. Last week German automaker Daimler AG cut its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for USA vehicles in China. Mary Lovely, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Yang Liang, a graduate associate at the Moynihan...

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  • Realtors® Commend Supreme Court Decision Promoting Fairness Between Online, Main Street Businesses
Realtors® Commend Supreme Court Decision Promoting Fairness Between Online, Main Street Businesses

Wayfair , which sells home goods, came in for a lashing from Justice Anthony Kennedy , who wrote the majority opinion . "I'd much rather have people buy their tickets at our front desk and keep the tax local". Lawmakers have tried unsuccessfully to pass online sales tax legislation for years, with the most recent attempt failing after several con...

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  • Online sellers consider how to comply with sales-tax ruling
Online sellers consider how to comply with sales-tax ruling

The effect is expected to be positive and widespread because 45 states impose sales taxes and until now were barred from requiring those companies to collect remote sales taxes. Carl Davis, research director for the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a non-partisan think tank, told Business Insider the Trump Store's sales tax collection pol...

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  • Trudeau says Canadians can officially expect marijuana legalization in October
Trudeau says Canadians can officially expect marijuana legalization in October

Now that it's passed through both houses of Parliament, Trudeau has to decide the date when legalization is official. Trudeau administration had initially meant to have the law rolled out by July 2018, but territories and provinces requested for additional time to come up with their own rules for weed sales.

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  • Argentina and Saudi Arabia to join MSCI emerging markets index
Argentina and Saudi Arabia to join MSCI emerging markets index

The decisions will be effective beginning in mid-2019. . Saudi Arabia has cleared another hurdle on its way to successfully launching Aramco's initial public offering after MSCI granted it emerging market status in its latest review, Morningstar reports .

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  • Stocks extend slide, yen up as Sino-US trade dispute escalates
Stocks extend slide, yen up as Sino-US trade dispute escalates

China is matching the tariffs with its own duties on an equal value of USA goods. With the trade feud escalating and no further talks scheduled between the two governments, stocks dropped sharply Tuesday. good, as it did on Friday, by announcing additional tariffs of 25pc on $50bn worth of American products. China has, for example, yet to appro...

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  • Trump’s China clamp down defends America’s crown jewels: trade director Peter Navarro
Trump’s China clamp down defends America’s crown jewels: trade director Peter Navarro

The United States and China are Taiwan's top export markets. USA farmers, especially those producing and exporting soy and pork, will be disproportionately impacted by China's retaliatory tariffs, however. -China trade war is the Taiwanese company's biggest challenge. Without mentioning the Trump administration, the Chinese president condemned ...

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  • Take that, America. Europe's tariffs take effect
Take that, America. Europe's tariffs take effect

Brussels imposed the raft of duties on United States products worth 2.8 billion euros (S$4.4 billion) in a tit-for-tat response to Trump's decision to slap stiff tariffs on European steel and aluminum exports. "We've never seen anything like this", said Mary Lovely, a Syracuse University economist who studies global trade - at least not since count...

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  • WTI Oil Putting Up A Respectable Fight on OPEC
WTI Oil Putting Up A Respectable Fight on OPEC

Within the group, Venezuela's oil output has collapsed to the lowest since the 1950s due to industry mismanagement, and Iran's petroleum exports are subject to renewed USA sanctions. For one, the confrontationist attitude shown by the U.S. government has rattled world currency markets. Oil prices fell on Thursday as crude producers appeared to be...

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  • Elon Musk Reckons A Saboteur Has Been Dicking Around With Tesla Production
Elon Musk Reckons A Saboteur Has Been Dicking Around With Tesla Production

The leaked emails come as Musk has been acting increasingly erratically, aggressively going after the media on Twitter, as well as investors who have been betting against Tesla . "Occasionally, it is much more serious", Musk wrote toward the end of the email. "Could just be a random event, but as Andy Grove said, 'Only the paranoid survive, '" M...

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  • Elon Musk wins improbably cheap bid to dig a tunnel through Chicago
Elon Musk wins improbably cheap bid to dig a tunnel through Chicago

Without providing a specific timeline, the Boring Company said it will take over the unfinished Block 37 superstation in the city, which the company said is an "amazing facility", according to the Chicago Sun Times . The big news was followed by a big question: Can another company founded by Elon Musk do something never done with technology no...

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  • U.S. says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early
U.S. says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

The limousine of Kim Jong Un arrives at the Istana, or Presidential Palace, in Singapore on June 10, 2018, to meet Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ahead the summit between US leader Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim .

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  • Singapore summit: Kim's running bodyguards back in action
Singapore summit: Kim's running bodyguards back in action

It was not long ago, after all, that Kim was calling Trump a "dotard", and Trump referred to the North Korean leader as a "fat toad". The meeting included North Korea Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choe Son-hui and US negotiators Allison Hooker, the National Security Council's director for Korea, and Randall Schriver, assistant defense secr...

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  • China's ZTE to pay $1 billion fine to end United States sanctions
China's ZTE to pay $1 billion fine to end United States sanctions

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, said , "Days after President Trump took a sledgehammer to our relationships with Canada and Europe by imposing harmful tariffs - jeopardizing alliances that helped us win the Cold War - his administration has formally announced its golden parachute for Chinese telecom giant ZTE ".

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  • Trump Kim summit: Who's pulling the strings?
Trump Kim summit: Who's pulling the strings?

When US President Donald Trump meets his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un on Tuesday in Singapore , the eyes of the world will be on them. One might think the North would engage in at least a little state-directed congratulations before Kim's planned arrival in Singapore on Sunday, according to a schedule reported by South Korea's Yonhap...

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  • Tesla Model X in California crash sped up prior to impact
Tesla Model X in California crash sped up prior to impact

Preliminary reports indicated the Model S she was traveling in may have sped up-similar to Huang's Model X-in the moments leading up to the crash. Huang had set the vehicle's cruise control to 75 miles per hour and left Autopilot active for nearly 19 minutes before the crash, according to the new NTSB report.

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  • Trump to face tough crowd at G-7 amid tariff fight
Trump to face tough crowd at G-7 amid tariff fight

Interested in Trump Administration? "Right now, it looks like it's turning to a protracted legal fight", Powers said in a phone interview from Washington , D.C. Both Trudeau and Freeland have appeared on major American television networks in the past week to criticize the US tariffs as "unacceptable" and "illegal".

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  • May tells Trump that USA tariffs on European Union steel are unjustified
May tells Trump that USA tariffs on European Union steel are unjustified

Charles Koch stands at the center of their political world, presiding over twice-yearly retreats with the network's top donors. Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo said that Mexico would now "surely" look to import more pork from Europe.

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  • Crude oil prices ease on record USA output, higher OPEC supplies
Crude oil prices ease on record USA output, higher OPEC supplies

Last week, the market lost around 3 percent, adding to a near 5-percent decline from a week before. "A drop in inventories in the United States was overshadowed by U.S. WTI fell 86 cents to stand at $66.18 a barrel. At the same time, investors react to the data on the weekly dynamics of production and oil reserves in the U.S.

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  • Trump adviser admits trade dispute a risk to U.S. economy
Trump adviser admits trade dispute a risk to U.S. economy

Friday morning's report was indeed positive: USA employers added 223,000 jobs in May, and the unemployment rate slipped to an 18-year-low of 3.8%. The rule further specifies that federal employees other than Labor Department staff charged with issuing the report can not publicly comment on the data for the first hour after the release time , l...

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  • Here’s where you can get free donuts for National Donut Day
Here’s where you can get free donuts for National Donut Day

Where are you going to get your doughnut fix on Friday? Do I have one near me? Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut without requiring any other purchase. And, Krispy Kreme is giving away one free doughnut to every customer who comes to stores on the holiday. Heres where to find free doughnuts and more.

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  • Trudeau slaps retaliatory tariffs on US
Trudeau slaps retaliatory tariffs on US

The Trump administration made good on threats to impose tariffs on some of the nation's closest allies Thursday, announcing it will no longer exempt Canada, Mexico and the European Union from previously announced levies on steel and aluminum.

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  • Paisa Relief on Petrol Price: Twitter 'Petrolls' Modi
Paisa Relief on Petrol Price: Twitter 'Petrolls' Modi

The main reason for the futures is to hedge against rising prices of petrol and diesel . Diesel rates were cut by 56 paise in Delhi to ₹ 68.75 per litre. "There is a softening in global oil prices and rupee has strengthened against the United States dollar, making imports cheaper". Petrol is priced at Rs 82.57 per litre and Diesel at Rs 75.1...

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  • Crude Oil Tumbles For Fifth Day
Crude Oil Tumbles For Fifth Day

OPEC and Russian Federation have historically managed to maintain tight control over oil prices , but that might be coming to an end. The reports began emerging after Brent hit US$ 80 per barrel and India's Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan called Saudi Arabia's Khalid al-Falih to reiterate his government's insistence on "stable and ...

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  • Service Dog Gives Birth to 8 Puppies at Florida Airport Gate
Service Dog Gives Birth to 8 Puppies at Florida Airport Gate

Ellie the service dog was accompanying a passenger en route to Philadelphia when her litter decided it was time to make its entrance into the world, reports Daily Mail . (Tampa Fire & Rescue/ Twitter) The adorable pups were all delivered safe and sound. They missed the flight, and for the next three hours created a fuzzy spectacle as crowds gath...

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  • Petrol, Diesel prices to decline as crude oil prices drop internationally
Petrol, Diesel prices to decline as crude oil prices drop internationally

Petrol prices rose to Rs 80.91 a litre in Kolkata, Rs 86.08 in Mumbai and Rs 81.26 in Chennai, according to the Indian Oil Corporation . In the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, petrol price is at Rs 82.14 and diesel piece at Rs 74.76. The Central government levies Rs 19.48 excise duty on a litre of petrol and Rs 15.33 on diesel. Union Minist...

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  • PayPal to buy Square competitor iZettle for $2.2B
PayPal to buy Square competitor iZettle for $2.2B

The takeover comes less than three weeks after iZettle said it would list shares in Stockholm. Dan Schulman said in the statement, "iZettle and PayPal are a strong strategic fit, with a shared mission, values, and culture - and complementary product offerings and geographies".

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  • The key detail in Ronan Farrow's stunning report on Michael Cohen's finances
The key detail in Ronan Farrow's stunning report on Michael Cohen's finances

Qatar declined the offer, which came a few days before a December 12 meeting that year at Trump Tower between the Persian Gulf state's foreign minister and Michael Flynn, who became Trump's first national security adviser, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.

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  • Vodafone (VOD) Increases Dividend to €0.10 Per Share
Vodafone (VOD) Increases Dividend to €0.10 Per Share

As of now, Pfizer Inc . has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 4.04, 19.55 and 3.03 respectively. Pnc Fincl Service Group holds 0% or 34,901 shares. Kempen Capital Management Nv owns 252,028 shares or 0.13% of their U.S. The company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Thursday, May 10. On Friday, May 11 the firm earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan...

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  • 12 bodies recovered from capsized Godavari launch
12 bodies recovered from capsized Godavari launch

When the boat was 10 minutes away from the banks, heavy rain and high-velocity winds started during which the small vessel lost its balance and capsized. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu arrived at Polavaram in West Godavari in a copter and he proceeded to Vadapalli by road and inspected the rescue operations.

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  • Senate Votes to Halt the Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules
Senate Votes to Halt the Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

That's a more hard ask, since Democrats only hold 193 seats there. The futile nature of the vote was repeatedly and explicitly referenced by Senator John Thune (R-SD) who called it a "fake argument that is going nowhere". Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. introduced the Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the repeal in February. Without i...

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  • Arsenal 'to accelerate Mikel Arteta appointment'
Arsenal 'to accelerate Mikel Arteta appointment'

Since July 2016, a 36-year-old Artera has been working as a coach at Manchester City under Pep Guardiola . The Spaniard and his representatives, on Tuesday, held advanced negotiations with Arsenal's hierarchy and are at a stage where backroom staff and financial packages are being discussed.

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  • Tesla that smashed into fire authority truck was on Autopilot, driver claims
Tesla that smashed into fire authority truck was on Autopilot, driver claims

Tesla is undergoing a major reorganization that includes streamlining activities and functions to improve its performance, the company confirmed after the Wall Street Journal reported it, citing an internal email. The NTSB had yet to announce whether they will be looking into the Utah crash. Tesla's Autopilot displays audio and visual warni...

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  • Afghan Forces 'Push Back Taliban' From Western City Of Farah
Afghan Forces 'Push Back Taliban' From Western City Of Farah

Separately, in eastern Ghazni province, at least 14 policemen were killed, including a district deputy police chief, after Taliban fighters launched attacks on their checkpoints, said Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor. Samihullah Samim, a lawmaker from Farah, said parts of the city are under Taliban control, with heavy fighting ...

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  • More Protests Along Palestinian Border
More Protests Along Palestinian Border

Protesters burnt tyres, sending huge plumes of black smoke into the sky, threw stones and some of them brandished knives at Israeli soldiers, including snipers perched on earthworks. She said Namibia reiterates its longstanding position that Jerusalem remains the internationally recognised capital of the two states. "Make no mistake, Hamas is pleas...

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  • Retailer Gap says 'sorry' for T-shirt's incorrect China map
Retailer Gap says 'sorry' for T-shirt's incorrect China map

The fashion retailer has also pulled the product off its shelves in China and destroyed the shirts, a statement on its Weibo read. The losing KMT fled to Taiwan in 1949 after the civil war and China claims the self-ruled island as an inviolable part of its territory.

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  • Gas prices rise as motorists make Memorial Day plans
Gas prices rise as motorists make Memorial Day plans

The immediate aftermath has seen tensions between Israel and Iran rise in Syria, already leading to one military clash. Almost 90% of the projected 1.7m bbl/day crude supply growth expected this year from non-OPEC countries is likely to come from the U.S., with the country also standing as the key driver of global uncertainty in the market, club ...

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  • Europe, Iran seek to save nuclear deal after United States pullout
Europe, Iran seek to save nuclear deal after United States pullout

The exacerbation of relations between Israel and Iran over Syria has sparked Moscow's concern, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. Then he left Moscow for Brussels where he is slated to meet with the foreign ministers of UK, Germany, and France as well as the EU High Representative Mogherini.

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  • Trump scrambles to save Chinese phone company hurt by his export ban
Trump scrambles to save Chinese phone company hurt by his export ban

Trump now says he has instructed the Commerce Department to assist ZTE, most likely by somehow lifting the ban - though it's not clear why, or what, if anything, the US may be getting from China in return, of if the move may be in some way related to the upcoming summit with North Korea.

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