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by | July 17, 2018 | 04:11

Amazon's Prime Day will launch at 1 p.m. MDT on Monday, July 16. It's that time of the year again when ecommerce majors are fighting it out with massive sales scampering to capture more customers, garner more sales and in the process, more market share.

by | July 16, 2018 | 10:12

Before the rescue mission began, Musk tweeted that he had designed an "escape pod" built from "the liquid oxygen transfer tube" of a SpaceX Falcon rocket that could be used as a submarine to extract the children. Asked if he would take legal action against Musk over the allegation, Unsworth said: "If it's what I think it is yes". "It wouldn't have made the first 50 meters into the cave from the dive start point", Unsworth continued.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:21

The Shanghai city government announced the news on its WeChat channel, and said that the factory aims to produce as many as 500,000 vehicles per year once it is fully up and running. Tesla said a year ago it was working with the Shanghai government to explore local manufacturing. The move could help cement the brand in China and circumvent steep tariffs on the cars.

by | July 10, 2018 | 02:14

This would only be the second such period since the 1990s, when the world's leading economy managed to create so many jobs for a longer period. While manufacturers opened 36,000 new jobs last month and the education and health sectors contributed 54,000 more , retailers shed 21,600 jobs mainly at general merchandise stores.

by | July 08, 2018 | 02:58

Rouhani made the remarks in a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel late on Thursday. President Hassan Rouhani has said a package proposed by the European Union trio of Germany, France and Britain on how to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is " disappointing ".

by | July 05, 2018 | 01:06

Besides choosing their president for the next six years, Mexico's 88 million voters were electing both houses of Congress, with a total of more than 18,000 federal, state and local posts at stake. Voters will expect him to put into concrete action his anti-corruption agenda, reign in rising killings and cartel violence that have stubbornly resisted the efforts of his two predecessors, and revive a sluggish economy that grew just 2.1 per cent a year ago.

by | July 05, 2018 | 00:56

US production has soared 30 percent in the past two years, to 10.9 million bpd, meaning the world's three biggest oil producers now churn out nearly 11 million bpd each, meeting a third of global oil demand. Iran is India's third-largest oil supplier behind Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia later acknowledged a call had taken place between Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman, but did not mention any production targets.

by | July 04, 2018 | 15:49

Rouhani did not elaborate, but Iran long has asserted it could shut down the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow body of water that separates the Persian Gulf from the wider world. President Hassan Rouhani says Washington's fresh attempts to isolate Iran will "carry a heavy cost" for the United States , and that the Iranian nation will stand even more resilient in the face of such plots.

by | July 04, 2018 | 13:24

Bavaria's Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann, who has been tipped as a potential successor to Mr. Seehofer, said in a radio interview his party wanted an agreement with the CDU but gave no indication about what a compromise could look like.

by | July 03, 2018 | 15:19

James, 33, is a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player and arguably the league's most dominant player. "The entire Cavaliers franchise thanks LeBron for that precious moment and for all of the excitement he delivered as he led our team to four straight NBA Finals appearances".

by | July 03, 2018 | 15:12

In its latest turn of corporate machination, Dell Technologies has made a decision to return to the public market via a cash and share-swap deal that's meant to help the company boost revenue and raise funds. Michael Dell said unprecedented data growth is fueling the digital era of IT, adding that they are uniquely positioned with their portfolio of technologies and services to enable the digital, IT, security and workforce transformations of their customers.

by | June 30, 2018 | 02:31

The company, which has its primary pharmacy in Manchester, New Hampshire, ships to all states except Hawaii. Instead of packaging user medications by the prescription (with a month's worth of one drug in one bottle and another drug in another bottle, for example), PillPack packages medications by the dose.

by | June 30, 2018 | 02:29

Ngurah Rai global airport says all flights are suspended until at least 7pm local time (9pm AEST). Over 300 flights have been canceled, according to airport authorities, impacting the travel plans of thousands of people. The airport at Bali, the biggest tourist destination in Indonesia, was shut down for more than a day in November, leading to losses of about $1 billion for the tourism industry.

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:11

Experts and recent media reports say the Trump administration is likely to use an emergency law to impose the investment restrictions on Chinese companies, citing national security grounds. A ban on Chinese investment in American companies and enterprises will usher in a new wave of trade conflict of a President Donald trump with China.

by | June 26, 2018 | 04:58

Harley will soon begin shifting production for its Europe-bound motorcycles to the continent itself, a process that may take over a year. "Harley-Davidson maintains a strong commitment to US-based manufacturing which is valued by riders globally", the company said in prepared remarks.

by | June 26, 2018 | 04:15

The head of Turkey's electoral board says 99.91 percent of the ballots cast in Sunday's dual presidential and parliamentary elections have been "processed" so far. The expanded authority of the office is the result of constitutional changes narrowly approved in a referendum past year, which will afford Erdogan autonomy to directly appoint top public officials.

by | June 24, 2018 | 02:10

The retailers refused to collect sales tax - citing a 1992 law that prohibited states from collecting sales tax from retailers that did not have a " physical presence " in their state, such as a store, warehouse or sales representatives. The 5-4 decision is expected to help states collect billions more in revenue each year. Previous rulings limited a state's ability to collect that revenue if the business didn't have a physical presence in the state.

by | June 24, 2018 | 01:58

Iran is understood to want a coded critique of the U.S., which recently ended an global nuclear agreement with Iran, in the final Opec agreement on Friday. Before the committee meeting, Zanganeh was also scheduled to meet Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak for separate talks. U.S. President Donald Trump had been calling publicly for the cartel to help lower prices by producing more.

by | June 22, 2018 | 05:42

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for August delivery, the new front month, fell 17 cents to $65.54 a barrel, and was down 68 cents from the July contract's expiry on Wednesday at $66.22. Meanwhile, production in the United States remains high. Iran faces constraints on its oil exports after Trump reimposed sanctions on May 8. In reality, because many countries that have cut the deepest can't increase production, that would probably translate to just 600,000 barrels a day of crude flowing ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 18:13

The United States response to that has led to reactions such as the $50 billion, and more recently $200 billion, in possible tariffs that Washington could levy on Chinese goods. And U.S. companies have an increasingly sizable stake in the fast-growing Chinese market. "Just ask yourself: Would China have allowed America to do to it what China has done to America?" he said later.

by | June 19, 2018 | 20:26

However, the Audi spokesperson suggested that in this case, the presumption of innocence continues to apply. Munich prosecutors announced last week Stadler, Audi's CEO since 2007, and an unidentified board member were being investigated. The prosecutors had earlier charged the Audi boss for "falsification of documents" that allowed diesel vehicles - fitted with cheating software - to be sold to European customers, according to a local media report.

by | June 18, 2018 | 02:05

He also says he doesn't know if the woman had exited the shed or was shot while still inside. They other was taken to KU Hospital and is reportedly in critical condition. The surviving deputy is female. Kansas City, Kansas, Mayor Dave Alvey spoke Saturday morning, thanking a laundry list of law enforcement entities for their help in responding to the shooting, calling it "a heroic act", as well as the staff of the University of Kansas Hospital.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:46

Boring has promised that the project will be "100 percent privately funded". They say electric vehicles will carry passengers through underground tunnels in about 12 minutes each way. Early estimates have revealed that the rides will cost approximately $20 -$25 per trip, which is half the price if you use Uber. What if O'Hare-bound travelers prefer the Blue Line, which costs only $5 and is in the midst of a revamp that will make it faster? Some critics already have emerged.

by | June 14, 2018 | 15:09

Unemployment and inflation are low. USA growth is also getting a boost from $1.5 trillion in tax cuts and a $300 billion increase in federal spending, with inflation at the central bank's 2 per cent target for two months. The Bank of Japan is set to leave its stimulus setting unchanged on Friday. But the exact amount of the impact is uncertain, he said. In fact, the Fed didn't change its median longer-run growth estimate of 1.8 percent.

by | June 14, 2018 | 15:08

Waiting in the wings are potential big-billions deals involving 21st Century Fox and Disney, Verizon and CBS , T-Mobile and Sprint . Roberts said he had been "disappointed" that Fox had entered into negotiations with Disney but was "highly confident" that his new offer would be approved by regulators.

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:13

The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines in December to repeal the rules, which were meant to prevent internet providers from blocking, speeding up, or slowing down access to specific online services. The measure to revive the rules passed the Senate, and it awaits a vote in the House. Almost 50 more House lawmakers must sign a discharge petition introduced by Congressman Mike Doyle in order to force a vote.

by | June 12, 2018 | 07:11

As he flew from Canada to Singapore on Saturday night, Mr Trump displayed his ire via Twitter , which he also employed to insult Mr Trudeau as "dishonest" and "weak". Sunday accusing Canada of "charging massive Tariffs" to U.S. businesses. When the Canadian prime minister went on Twitter Sunday morning, he did not explicitly address Trump's comments, choosing instead to highlight the virtues of the G-7 agreement.

by | June 12, 2018 | 06:57

New York Times spokeswoman Danielle Rhoades Ha said the paper never said the administration lacked experts, but " reported on long-standing scientific roles that do not exist in the current administration and the overall marginalization of science and scientific expertise in shaping federal policy".

by | June 12, 2018 | 06:15

Trump also spoke by telephone on Monday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, according to officials in Seoul who predicted that if Tuesday's Singapore summit is a success it would be a "gift" to the entire world. Its report added: "He said Singapore is clean and handsome and every building is stylish as he heard of in the past, adding he is going to learn a lot from the good knowledge and experience of Singapore in various fields in the future".

by | June 10, 2018 | 03:15

The deal which ZTE has agreed to would see the company pay a $1 billion fine, with $400 million in escrow should the company break the terms of agreement again. It also requires a US-chosen team of compliance experts to be embedded into the company, who will report directly to the next chairman. The Trump administration has walked a fine line, stressing that any ZTE deal is separate from ongoing trade negotiations with China .

by | June 10, 2018 | 03:14

West Texas Intermediate fell 1.3% to $64.67 a barrel at 11:45 a.m. ET. OPEC and Russian Federation will meet on June 22/23 to decide whether to increase production. Crude inventories climbed by 2.1M barrels in the week to June 1, the Energy Information Administration reported , while gasoline stockpiles rose by 4.6M barrels and distillate fuels added 2.2M barrels; analysts had forecast crude inventories would fall by 1.8M barrels, with smaller builds for gasoline and distillates of ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 02:14

After watching parts of the documentary last month, Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo asked police to investigate Nyantakyi, and the soccer official was arrested. Provisional measures will be put in place to run the sport in Ghana until a new body is formed. This action follows after Anas released the investigative documentary, titled 'Number 12: on Wednesday showing over 70 referees and other football officials taking bribes before games with the intention of manipulating the outcomes of ...

by | June 09, 2018 | 21:45

But Google's new limits appear to have done little to slow the Pentagon's technological researchers and engineers, who say other contractors will still compete to help develop technologies for the military and national defense. To improve upon its principles, Google should commit to independent and transparent review to ensure that its rules are properly applied, he said. Miles Brundage, an AI policy research fellow at the University of Oxford, said the statement's focus on "injury to ...

by | June 04, 2018 | 00:32

Hitting back at the Trump administration's threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion goods imported from China, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, "In worldwide relations, every flip-flop and U-turn by a country will undermine and hurt its own credibility".

by | June 04, 2018 | 00:25

Trump, like past presidents, is given a preview of the sensitive report before its official release, but a 1985 directive issued by the Reagan administration requires that the executive branch not comment on the information until an hour after it is made public.

by | June 02, 2018 | 01:23

Macron's office said in a statement Friday that the two presidents spoke by phone after Trump's administration announced the decision Thursday to impose 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum. Republican legislators. EU members have given broad support to a European Commission plan to set duties on 2.8 billion euros ($A4.3.billion) of USA exports if Washington ends the tariff exemption.

by | June 02, 2018 | 00:44

They also state that they're "aware of intermittent issues with AIB cards today". It's certain cards, certain checkouts, certain stores. "Cash only and Boots cash machine has run out of cash!" "For that we can only apologise and we are working hard until we're able to resolve it".

by | May 31, 2018 | 18:34

While the price was increased almost Rs 4 per litre during May 14 to May 29 with an average increase of 15 to 30 paise daily, the reduction of 1 paisa invited severe wrath of people. "The nine increases in excise duty must be rolled back immediately", he tweeted. CPI leader D Raja told PTI, "What are the government and oil companies doing?" During one year, the government increased the price of diesel by Rs15.76.

by | May 31, 2018 | 18:27

The tariffs, which have increased friction with United States trading partners worldwide and prompted several challenges before the World Trade Organization, are aimed at allowing the U.S. The US tariffs affect €6.4 billion ($7.5 billion) worth of European Union exports, the Commission said, and it will launch proceedings against the US in the World Trade Organization on June 1.

by | May 30, 2018 | 11:17

The announcement was made by Canada's finance minister, Bill Morneau, who called the proposed purchase "an investment in Canada's future". Scheer said the prime minister was cutting a cheque with taxpayers' money for "shareholders in a Texas-based company", while at the same time claiming he wants to attract investment in Canada.