Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Brexit blueprint will guarantee aviation jobs, says May Brexit blueprint will guarantee aviation jobs, says May

Mrs May will also announce £343 million in additional research and development funding, including investment in new "cleaner and greener" electric aircraft technology. Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Qatar Airways finalized an order for five 777 Freighters at...

Amazon Prime Day runs into snags swiftly Amazon Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

With e-ink e-paper display, these tablets not only offer a long battery life of over a month, or more, but also offer book-like reading experience, without causing stress on your eyes. Those digital wallets are expected to be fatter thanks to the new...

Elon Musks Calls British Cave Diver A 'Pedo' On Twitter Elon Musks Calls British Cave Diver A 'Pedo' On Twitter

He said Musk could "stick his submarine where it hurts", and that it had " absolutely no chance of working ". Musk then rubbished Unsworth's remark that the submarine wouldn't even have made it 50 metres into the cave passage, challenging him t...

Local politicians say province needs to respond to Greyhound cuts Local politicians say province needs to respond to Greyhound cuts

Kamloops Mayor Ken Christian, whose city is a connecting point for many riders from smaller communities, said he believes Greyhound was underserving B.C. The Grande Prairie depot is located at 9918 - 121st Avenue. In the wake of Greyhound's exit, N...

5 things to know about Tesla's China plans 5 things to know about Tesla's China plans

After moving ahead in China - the world's largest market for electric vehicles - Mr Musk has said he will reveal plans toward the end of this year to build a plant in Europe. But as Musk neared a deal with Google CEO Larry Page, Tesla started selling...

Comcast boosts Sky bid, topping Fox offer in global standoff Comcast boosts Sky bid, topping Fox offer in global standoff

He wants to get the best price possible for the rest while minimizing the potential tax hit: Disney's bid structure involving cash and shares may be more appealing than Comcast's all-cash offer. In Britain, a 60-day timetable is set in motion once ...

Ryanair confirms strike will go ahead as talks break up

Up to 30 flights were cancelled on Thursday affecting some 5,000 passengers. The strike is only the second by employees of the airline after pilots in Germany walked out for a few hours in December without major disruptions. Forsa had said late Wed...

USA employers added 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate rose to 4% USA employers added 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate rose to 4%

The United States has increased jobs monthly for more than seven years, but some analysts suggest that the escalating trade disputes between the U.S. Education and health care led the gains with 54,000. Wall Street welcomed the employment gains, se...

Ireland says UK Brexit plan a significant move in talks Ireland says UK Brexit plan a significant move in talks

Of more immediate importance is how the European Union will react. "A very soft Brexit means that we haven't left, we are simply a rule-taker", he said. He added: 'I am a realist, you should not make the ideal the enemy of the good. Media caption...

Ottawa-Gatineau unemployment rate steady at 4.4% in June Ottawa-Gatineau unemployment rate steady at 4.4% in June

The Canadian dollar initially strengthened to C$1.3095 to the USA dollar, or 76.37 US cents, up from C$1.3137, or 76.12 US cents, before later giving up its gains. Compared with a year earlier, total employment increased by 1.2% 214 after the creatio...

Micron sees just 1 percent hit on revenue from China ban Micron sees just 1 percent hit on revenue from China ban

When violations occur, UMC stands ready pursue patent infringement litigation in order to obtain judgment and remedies to protect the intellectual property rights of the company. Micron and UMC have been at loggerheads over the issue of stealing trad...

US crude stockpiles rise unexpectedly, gasoline draws down US crude stockpiles rise unexpectedly, gasoline draws down

Trump tweeted Wednesday: "The OPEC Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up & they are doing little to help". It went down when US shale producers started pumping more , taking advantage of the higher price. The agreed increase in productio...

Dollar falls after US nonfarm payrolls report, tariffs kick in

The job growth shows the labour market shrugging off worries about a slowdown triggered by trade fights or rising borrowing costs. Figures from April and May were also revised higher, indicating the creation of 37,000 more positions than previousl...

China blames United States for ‘largest-scale trade war’ as tariffs kick in China blames United States for ‘largest-scale trade war’ as tariffs kick in

China was previously slated to begin imposing its tariffs about 12 hours earlier due to the time difference, according to multiple reports . The U.S. And signs are growing that the escalating global trade dispute is already affecting the world's t...

Chinas HNA Group chairman dies in France Chinas HNA Group chairman dies in France

In honor of its ill-fated chairman the HNA Group switched its official website to monochrome and posted a statement mourning Wang's death. However, the company's ownership structure has always been complex and murky. "But the long-term impact on ...

U.S. looks for support on Iran crude embargo U.S. looks for support on Iran crude embargo

Trump said the agreement was reached after a phone call with the Saudi King about oil production but mentioned no specifics. The Kingdom did not initially confirm Trump's tweets and the White House at first backed away from the comments.

European Union warns President Trump: Auto tariffs could lead to $300 billion retaliation European Union warns President Trump: Auto tariffs could lead to $300 billion retaliation

European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the US investigation into the possibility of auto tariffs "lacks legitimacy, factual basis and violates worldwide trade rules", just like last month's USA tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Iran tells Trump: Please stop tweeting, you're driving up oil prices Iran tells Trump: Please stop tweeting, you're driving up oil prices

President Donald Trump says OPEC is "doing little to help" rising gas prices and claims "if anything, they are driving prices higher". Last month, members of the OPEC cartel agreed to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil daily, a move th...

China warns its citizens: Travel to US carries high-cost risks China warns its citizens: Travel to US carries high-cost risks

Friday. The Commerce Ministry spokesman, Gao Feng, said Thursday that Beijing will wait to see what Washington does before taking action of its own. Mercedes-maker Daimler, BMW Porsche PSHG_P.DE and Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) raced up as much as 5 pe...

Oil rises on Libya force majeure, but demand slowdown holds back market

Oil surged in the past two weeks as the USA pushes allies to end imports of Iranian crude, disruptions persist in places like Libya and American crude inventories shrink. Inventories at Cushing fell 2 million barrels last week, according to a separat...

United States should throw China out of the WTO: Peter Morici

Trump is pushing a bill that's literally called the US FART Act. Trump reportedly was briefed on the working draft in May. The EU on Friday submitted comments warning the US Commerce Department that US import tariffs on cars and vehicle parts were un...

Walmart boycott: Calls mount over 'Impeach Trump' items Walmart boycott: Calls mount over 'Impeach Trump' items

Old Glory is one of the companies selling the clothing with " Impeach 45 " printed across the front of the shirts. Walmart has gotten in trouble before for its lack of oversight on its online platform . The reality is that Walmart, like many ot...

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

Josefina Serrano, 44, who rode eight hours from Sacramento on a bus organized for voters, said she voted for Lopez Obrador because she was exhausted of corruption and violence in Mexico, as well an anti-Mexican attitude in the United States .

Inside LeBron James' Plan to Take Over Hollywood Inside LeBron James' Plan to Take Over Hollywood

He upped those numbers to 34 points and 9.1 rebounds during Cleveland's run to the NBA Finals, where they were swept by the Golden State Warriors . The Lakers have 16 total National Basketball Association championships, more than every franchise e...

Iran announces plan to circumvent United States oil sanctions Iran announces plan to circumvent United States oil sanctions

The official spoke on the condition of anonymity under State Department ground rules. "Our attempt is to defeat USA policies in the sale of oil and we are pretty sure we will sell our oil as much as we need", he added. He explained that it was ha...

China Defends Record, Seeks to Head Off Looming Trade War China Defends Record, Seeks to Head Off Looming Trade War

The German DAX and France's CAC 40 index both rose by 0.9 percent while the U.K.'s FTSE 100 advanced 1.1 percent. Japan's Nikkei index was moving down 0.3 percent despite automakers rebounding from recent heavy losses on tariff concerns.

Tesla finally manages to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars in a week Tesla finally manages to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars in a week

No standard automotive solution could be built in time , so we created a new solution. Tesla has finally hit its weekly target production rate of 5,000 of its "mass-market" Model 3 electric auto thanks to a big tent. Despite the simpler design...

President Trump Pushing Saudi Arabia To Produce More Oil President Trump Pushing Saudi Arabia To Produce More Oil

Saudi Arabia's pledge followed a meeting earlier this month in Vienna of OPEC members, Russian Federation and other oil producing countries. Saudi Arabia has the capacity to pump a maximum of 12.04 million barrels a day, according to the Internatio...

MPs and unions hail Tata Steel merger, but demand further investment

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in September 2017 to form a 50/50 joint venture company in Europe - and now it's happening. The formal execution of the definitive agreements is expected shortly. Thyssenkrupp chief executive Heinrich Hiesinge...

Run oil firms could turn to U.S. crude after sanctions on Iran Run oil firms could turn to U.S. crude after sanctions on Iran

Brent crude futures were at $76.60 per barrel at 0111 GMT, up 29 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last close. "We are looking at increasing our crude oil basket from the USA as it will give us more flexibility when the variations in crude prices h...

Mazda joins Toyota in decrying possible auto tariffs Mazda joins Toyota in decrying possible auto tariffs

The product will now be hit with a 10 per cent duty. "We believe there are business-friendly responses that could be used to encourage continued free trade with the United States". "As Mazda begins construction of our new auto factory in Huntsvil...

Amid rising prices, India gives OPEC a sharp message Amid rising prices, India gives OPEC a sharp message

The 14 oil-producing nations in OPEC - Saudi Arabia , Iran , Iraq, Kuwait and Venezuela among them - produce about 40 percent of the world's oil , but about 60 percent of the oil traded on global markets. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude end...

Today Is the Day Every Last Toys R Us Store Closes Today Is the Day Every Last Toys R Us Store Closes

But sources have told The New York Post that Walmart executives had identified some 800 Walmart stores within five to 10 miles from an old Toys "R" Us location to carry extra toy inventory. At least Geoffrey has some career options in case he w...

Marketing firm Exactis leaks 340 million files containing private data Marketing firm Exactis leaks 340 million files containing private data

Exactis has since protected the data-all 2 terabytes worth, which is estimated to have contained records on 230 million American citizens and 110 million businesses. Although it's not yet clear whether anyone with criminal or other malicious intent h...

Saudis agree to pump more oil

In January, OPEC producers agreed to reduce output to help balance the market after a glut of supply caused a steep fall in prices. President Donald Trump has asked Saudi Arabia's king to increase oil production to make up for a shortfall from Ir...

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