• Trump hits China with fresh tariffs, threatens more if Beijing retaliates
Trump hits China with fresh tariffs, threatens more if Beijing retaliates

Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start 24 September but the rate will increase to 25% by the end of 2018, allowing U.S. companies some time to adjust their supply chains to alternate countries, a senior administration official said.

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  • Salesforce co-founder to buy Time magazine
Salesforce co-founder to buy Time magazine

The Time deal is slated to close in the next 30 days. Time claims a combined audience of more than 100 million readers in print and online, including over 50 million digital visitors. - instead, the decisions will continue to be made by Time's current executive leadership team, according to the announcement. A Meredith spokeswoman said in media...

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  • Sewing needles found in Australian strawberries, farmer 'devastated'
Sewing needles found in Australian strawberries, farmer 'devastated'

As a precaution, Queensland Health's chief health officer, Jeanette Young, advised people in the states of Queensland , Victoria , and NSW on September 12 to throw out their strawberries that were bought early last week, the Herald Sun reported.

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  • Loosen protections on dairy sector, New York Republican says — NAFTA talks
Loosen protections on dairy sector, New York Republican says — NAFTA talks

He added that the Office of the United States Trade Representative wants to wrap up talks with Canada quickly. "They (Canada) want to be part of the deal, and we gave until Friday and I think we're probably on track". Canada is the United States' second-largest trading partner , with US$673 billion in total goods and services crossing the border...

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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2B U.S. charitable fund
Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2B U.S. charitable fund

Fox News political contributor Tammy Bruce, Christine Pelosi, daughter of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), American Greatness editor Chris Buskirk on how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched a $2 billion "Day One Fund" to support underserved communities.

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  • Trump made false claim about economy, GDP, unemployment rate: White House
Trump made false claim about economy, GDP, unemployment rate: White House

Standing behind the same podium where the former White House press secretary Sean Spicer once falsely claimed that Trump's inauguration drew the largest crowd there had ever been, Hassett thanked the reporter for the chance to set the record straight.

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  • Andhra CM announces Rs 2 cut in petrol, diesel price from Tuesday
Andhra CM announces Rs 2 cut in petrol, diesel price from Tuesday

Petrol in Mumbai scaled to Rs 88.12, up 23 paise, while diesel was priced at Rs 77.32, up 23 paise, on Monday. While a cut in excise duty that the central government levies will impact fiscal deficit, states like Bihar, Kerala, and Punjab are not in a position to cut sales tax (or VAT), the official, who wished not to be identified, said.

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  • Barack Obama Rebukes Donald Trump Publicly For First Time
Barack Obama Rebukes Donald Trump Publicly For First Time

Obama's speech in the university's 1,300-person auditorium has seen sizable interest from the school's student body, according to university spokesman Jon Davis, who said they had received around 22,000 requests for tickets. Interested in Barack Obama? UPDATE: 2:47 P.M.: This article was updated with a statement from the Republican National C...

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  • Petrol, diesel prices scale new highs on rupee woes
Petrol, diesel prices scale new highs on rupee woes

In a span of one week, prices of petrol and diesel have gone up by Rs 1.65 a litre and Rs 1.92 a litre, respectively. In Mumbai, the prices of petrol and diesel on Sunday are Rs 87.89 per litre diesel Rs 77.09 per litre respectively. "Since the central government is not responding on (reducing the) petrol prices, Naidu is doing the exercise to give...

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  • Bitcoin blow as Goldman Sachs shelves crypto trading desk plans
Bitcoin blow as Goldman Sachs shelves crypto trading desk plans

At the time of press, the ETH is looming at $258, which showcases the 11% dip in the last 24 hours till the press time. Before this situation, the market had a capitalization of nearly $240 billion dollars. Most of the altcoins in the market cap range suffer from average losses with an interval of 9-12% before the press time. Ethereum dropped f...

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  • Trump ready to set tariffs on all goods from China
Trump ready to set tariffs on all goods from China

And I hate to say that, but behind that, there's another $267 billion ready to go on short notice if I want. "That totally changes the equation", Mr Trump said. The Shanghai market is down roughly 23 percent in dollar terms so far this year while the Dow has risen almost 5 percent. The White House has accused China of stealing USA intellectua...

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  • Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

According to the paper current CEO Daniel Zhang is a "candidate" to replace Ma, who plans to pursue philanthropy in education. He now has a net worth of about $ 39 billion , Forbes estimated , making him the second-richest person in China and the 20th-richest in the world.

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  • NAFTA negotiations resume after Trudeau criticizes rule-breaker Donald Trump
NAFTA negotiations resume after Trudeau criticizes rule-breaker Donald Trump

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington today to resume talks with her USA counterpart aimed at bringing Canada into the NAFTA fold. Dispute settlement would give Ottawa the ability to challenge US tariffs and ensure that Canada maintains certain cultural exemptions, industries or arts that are seen as part of the country...

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  • As Buhari arrives Beijing, Nigeria and China signs $328m ICT deal
As Buhari arrives Beijing, Nigeria and China signs $328m ICT deal

More than 180 major Chinese enterprises and thousands of small and medium enterprises have been established in the country. The summit aims to build a closer China-Africa community with a shared future, further dovetail China's Belt and Road Initiative with African development, set a new path for a higher level of China-Africa cooperation and dee...

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  • Lego builds full-scale driving Bugatti Chiron
Lego builds full-scale driving Bugatti Chiron

Lego Group has built a life-size model of the Bugatti Chiron using nothing but Lego Technic and a tremendous amount of patience. Yes, the Bugatti Chiron seen here is made entirely from Lego and Lego Technic pieces to recreate the supercar in stunning detail.

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  • Timeline: Key dates in the history of the Trans Mountain pipeline
Timeline: Key dates in the history of the Trans Mountain pipeline

The court ruling will halt construction of the 1,150km project, spearheaded by Texas-based Kinder Morgan, until the energy regulator and government can show they have complied with the court's demands - a process that could take years. That exclusion made the NEB report unreliable for the government when assessing the project, the court found. ...

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  • California Sends FCC-Defying Net Neutrality Law To Governor's Desk
California Sends FCC-Defying Net Neutrality Law To Governor's Desk

In June, Gov. Brown signed into law a sweeping new privacy law. The state Senate approved the bill over stiff opposition from internet service providers, opening another front in the war between California and President Donald Trump . FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called net neutrality laws "micromanaging" of the internet, reported NBC back in Nov...

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  • Coca-Cola to buy UK’s Costa Coffee chain for $5.1 billion
Coca-Cola to buy UK’s Costa Coffee chain for $5.1 billion

Costa is owned by Whitbread, the British multinational hospitality company. Costa has over 2,400 coffee shops in the United Kingdom and another 1,400 in more than 30 global markets. "The announcement today represents a substantial premium to the value that would have been created through the demerger of the business and we expect to return a si...

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  • Tesla declines as Wall Street questions Musk's about-face
Tesla declines as Wall Street questions Musk's about-face

A Tesla spokesman on Sunday also referred back to those previous comments. And if Musk's tweets were to be believed, it was basically a done deal. Due to his desire to remain in absolute control of his company, Musk then backpedaled regarding the private investment scheme.

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  • U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal as pressure turns to Canada
U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal as pressure turns to Canada

During a press conference via speaker phone in the oval office with Mexico's president, the president said it will be called the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement. administration denied. The U.S. and Mexico have reached a preliminary agreement to revise key portions of the arrangement, the New York Times reports , leaving out Canada altogethe...

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