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Chuck Schumer Rips Trump Amid Reported ZTE Deal

Chuck Schumer Rips Trump Amid Reported ZTE Deal In March 2017, ZTE agreed to pay that fine and also to a seven-year suspended denial of export privileges, which would go into effect if ZTE broke the agreement during that time. The U.S. threatened sanctions, but ZTE promised to change its practices and punish the executives responsible for its misconduct. Last year, ZTE paid over $2.3 billion to United States suppliers, a senior ZTE official... [Full Article...]

G7 leaders must not be afraid to reach agreements without US - Macron

G7 leaders must not be afraid to reach agreements without US - Macron Yesterday, we found out that, back in May, Donald Trump had a call with Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau , where they discussed the tariffs that the USA was going to impose on Canada. The British marched on Washington, D.C.in August 1814 after the Americans attacked York, Ontario. "If we don't react to this unilateral and illegal decision from the USA this would not be correct", Ma... [Full Article...]

Bayer to retire Monsanto's name upon completion of merger

Bayer to retire Monsanto's name upon completion of merger According to the USA decision, the acquisition of Monsanto can happen as soon as planned divestments have been accomplished, Bayer said , adding this was likely within two months. In a way, it's an indication of how successful anti-Monsanto protesters have been in shaping public perception. Baumann said: "We aim to deepen our dialogue with society". [Full Article...]

Trump seeks talks with Canada, Mexico

Trump seeks talks with Canada, Mexico President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum. Mexico said on Monday that it will complain to the WTO over the US measures, saying that it violates the organization's agreement on safeguards by not having been adopted in accordance with the procedures provided, in addition to violating the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. [Full Article...]

Mexico hits US with $3 billion in tariffs

The administration granted temporary exemptions to several key allies, including Canada, Mexico and the European Union. With midterm elections looming, the tariffs are crafted to affect states and regions of the country where Republican politicians appear most vulnerable. [Full Article...]

This Airline CEO Said Only a Man Can Do His Job

This Airline CEO Said Only a Man Can Do His Job Qatar Airways has halved the losses it predicted for the last financial year, Mr Al Baker said at the event. Qatar Airways may incur losses for the second consecutive year due to a 12-month political rift that led to a ban on the airline by four Arab countries. [Full Article...]

Amnesty denounces violent attacks against protesters in Nicaragua

Amnesty denounces violent attacks against protesters in Nicaragua More than 110 people have been killed in Nicaragua during clashes between forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega and opposition groups. The Ortega government rejects any responsibility for the violence and blames criminal gangs. On Wednesday, mothers whose children died during anti-government protests had taken to the streets to protest the government's use of deadly force. [Full Article...]

Koch network planning major campaign against Trump’s tariffs

Koch network planning major campaign against Trump’s tariffs With a trade war brewing after Trump's proposed tariffs on products from China and duties on steel and aluminum imports, the Koch network also released a list of trade principles and policy recommendations that its campaign will seek to advance. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk staves off challenge to stay as Tesla's Chairman

Elon Musk staves off challenge to stay as Tesla's Chairman Tesla had recommended investors allow Mr Musk to keep both roles and argued that the directors were qualified. Shareholders voted to maintain Elon Musk's role as chairman of Tesla's board during the company's annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, California, on Tuesday despite a controversial proposal to strip him of that position. [Full Article...]

Petrol prices hit four-year high, ACCC says

Petrol prices hit four-year high, ACCC says The cost of unleaded petrol jumped 5.1 per cent to an average 142.5 cents a litre in most capital cities during the past three months, a survey by comparison website comparethemarket.com.au found. Australia's states and territories (except Queensland and Western Australia) mark the Queen's Birthday holiday this weekend. There is some good news for Aussie drivers as petrol prices have started t... [Full Article...]

Starbucks shuts 8,000 US stores

Starbucks shuts 8,000 US stores About 175,000 employees are taking part. The incident was recorded by cellphone and went viral, triggering protests, boycott threats and debate over racial profiling. Those working there will be trained later. "No company has ever trained, or tried to educate and train, nearly 200,000 people not on their core product, but on a social issue", Schultz told Mic in an interview. [Full Article...]

Another Alberta multi-million dollar lottery victor

Another Alberta multi-million dollar lottery victor As well as this, another EuroMillions player won €1 million in the Ireland Only Raffle. A winning LOTTO MAX ticket worth $1 million was sold in Mississauga. According to the National Lottery, there was one victor of the €4.325m jackpot. No one won Friday's jackpot of $60 million. Maxmillions continue to grow after the jackpot reaches $60 million. [Full Article...]

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz Steps Down After 40 Years

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz Steps Down After 40 Years Schultz's move comes after he ceded the day-to-day duties of CEO at Starbucks past year to focus on innovation and social-impact projects as executive chairman. Schultz, 64, spent four decades working at Starbucks. And in a speech to Starbucks shareholders in 2016, Schultz said he feared that the opportunities that allowed him to achieve his American Dream - he grew up in subsidized housing in... [Full Article...]

Dog found dead on Delta flight

Dog found dead on Delta flight United Airlines stopped its pet-shipping business in March after several dogs were put on wrong flights, but plans to resume shipping pets as cargo in July. "There was a stop in Detroit at approximately 6 o'clock in the morning", Oshan told Good Morning America . Delta still uses temperature guidelines, aircraft type and other factors to determine whether pets can travel in cargo. [Full Article...]

Germany’s Merkel to work with Italy’s populist new govt

Germany’s Merkel to work with Italy’s populist new govt Macron wants a future EMF to act as a buffer in any future financial crises in the bloc, which was almost torn apart in a debt crisis in 2009. "I am in favor of President Macron's proposal for an intervention initiative", she said. Merkel's remarks were "very pleasing" with "a totally new tone". Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, declined to say whether Merkel and Draghi discussed the polit... [Full Article...]

Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung

The company also failed to identify alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the United States . However, Facebook officials denied the device partnerships violated its privacy policies, the FTC agreement and pledges to users. [Full Article...]

Microsoft to buy coding site GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft to buy coding site GitHub for $7.5 billion Many major tech firms-including the likes of Apple , Amazon , Facebook, and Google-have a presence on GitHub, using the service for documentation and code, but Microsoft is one of the top contributors per GitHub's data and has more than 1,000 employees contributing code to repositories on the platform. [Full Article...]

Trade deals off if United States moves ahead with tariffs: China

Trade deals off if United States moves ahead with tariffs: China The U.S. delegation conveyed Trump's goal of a fair trading relationship with China, the White House said in a statement . "The outcome of the talks should be based on the prerequisite that the two parties meet each other halfway and will not engage in a trade war", according to the statement carried by Xinhua, China's official news agency. [Full Article...]

How to Watch Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote

How to Watch Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote In addition to restricting time spent on certain apps, it's also reported that Apple will be bringing additional parental controls, address concerns regarding the excessive usage of phone and its effect on the mental health of an individual. [Full Article...]

Al Qaeda Upset About Greatest Royal Rumble

Al Qaeda Upset About Greatest Royal Rumble The call took place on Saturday. Princess Hayfa says: "'In our country, some conservatives fear change, and I support it with enthusiasm.' She is another example of a modern Saudi woman who challenges the restrictions". Among other appointments, Abdel Latif Al Alsheikh was named as minister of Islamic affairs. The war has been ongoing since 2015, resulting in over 13,000 deaths and a staggering ... [Full Article...]


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