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Trump Goes Ahead With China Tariffs

Trump Goes Ahead With China Tariffs

According to the White House , to protect its national security, the United States will implement specific investment restrictions and enhanced export controls for Chinese persons and entities relate...

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Pret A Manger sold to Krispy Kreme owner for £1.5bn

Pret A Manger sold to Krispy Kreme owner for £1.5bn

William Jackson, chairman of Pret and managing partner of Bridgepoint, said that "Pret has a unique culture and is a great British success story". JAB, the Luxembourg investment company backed by th...

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United Kingdom sees more than 60,000 lightning strikes during thunderstorms

United Kingdom sees more than 60,000 lightning strikes during thunderstorms

Flashes of lightning lit up the night sky on Saturday in what meteorologists have called the "mother of all thunderstorms". Firefighters also rushed to a house in Stanway, Essex early Sunday after lig...

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How to reboot your router to disable Russian-linked malware

How to reboot your router to disable Russian-linked malware

According to investigators, the VPNFilter malware was created by the same Russian-linked hackers who infiltrated the Democratic National Committee ahead of the 2016 US presidential elections. Accordin...

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Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies

Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies

Van Atter said she has mobility and pain issues, Nipps said, and the dogs were service dogs, though Eleanor Rigby was still in training. She and her owner were on their way to Philadelphia when Elli...

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Oil prices fall as top producers look to boost supplies

Oil prices fall as top producers look to boost supplies

USA crude oil production has risen by more than a quarter in the past two years, to 10.73 million bpd. The currency of the world's biggest energy exporter has weakened 1.8 percent against the USA ...

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Doug Ford denies funding party memberships and intimidating a candidate

Doug Ford denies funding party memberships and intimidating a candidate

The party says the person who provided the recording to them can be heard on the tape but wished to remain anonymous. But a spokeswoman for the Ford campaign said Wednesday the allegations are old...

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Here’s When You’ll Hit the Most Traffic This Weekend

Here’s When You’ll Hit the Most Traffic This Weekend

Despite the rising gas prices, AAA anticipates 41.5 million travelers this Memorial Day weekend. Travelers and commuters will be out around the same time , slowing things down. "I think they're way...

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BNZ apologies to customers for outage

BNZ apologies to customers for outage

Meanwhile, the Commonwealth Bank also suffered a brief disruption on Saturday to some merchant terminals that connect to Optus. This means ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Westpac and Kiwibank, however the four Austr...

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OPEC, Russia prepared to raise oil output under US pressure

OPEC, Russia prepared to raise oil output under US pressure

Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, signalled on Friday that its 18-month-old quest to drive up crude prices and drain global inventories might be coming to an end. Whether the size of the...

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Petrol breaches Rs 80 mark, on a 4-year high in Kol

Petrol breaches Rs 80 mark, on a 4-year high in Kol

In the past, skyrocketing onion prices had political parties in tears. Expensive edible bulb did the Congress Delhi and Rajasthan. Soaring petrol and diesel prices may be causing a massive financi...

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Brazil's Temer makes concessions to lure truckers back to work

Brazil's Temer makes concessions to lure truckers back to work

The Brazilian Association of Meat Industry Exporters said dozens of meat-packing plants were idling because of the strike, and 1200 containers carrying beef for export were not being loaded on ships e...

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Trump says planned summit with DPRK may still happen

Trump says planned summit with DPRK may still happen

President Donald Trump indicated on Friday that the proposed summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may still happen in Singapore next month. However, Pyongyang said its rhetoric was tit-f...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation wants everyone - including you - to reboot their routers

Federal Bureau of Investigation wants everyone - including you - to reboot their routers

The Daily Beast report said that the hackers behind the VPNFilter are linked to a Russian hacking group called Fancy Bear and used the same malware to hack the Democratic National Committee dur...

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CP Rail talks to resume in Calgary after unions reject railway offer

CP Rail talks to resume in Calgary after unions reject railway offer

Recall that the unions had postponed the outbreak of a strike, in April last, the time to present the final offer to their members. The union says negotiations with the railway will resume immediate...

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Man accused of starting fight on flight after attendant wouldn't serve beer

Man accused of starting fight on flight after attendant wouldn't serve beer

In the clip, Felix, who is dressed in a mostly black tee shirt with the word "unity" written across the front, a black hat and a white du-rag, can be seen facing off with a flight attendant. After the...

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Canada PM pins new U.S. tariff talk on NAFTA

Canada PM pins new U.S. tariff talk on NAFTA

About 95 per cent of Canadian-made vehicles are exported to the United States. Currently, the United States charges just 2.5 percent on auto imports, which is lower than the European Union's 10 perc...

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For a moment, Netflix was worth more than Disney

For a moment, Netflix was worth more than Disney

While it's tough to say how long it will last, a recent bump in Netflix stock prices and drop in Disney's put the streaming service in a more profitable position than the competing media conglomerat...

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Trump signs bill easing USA bank rules into law

Trump signs bill easing USA bank rules into law

The smaller banks are now no longer subject to stress tests. Wall Street banks like Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. also lost out on getting relief from some capital requirements they lobbie...

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Uber shutting down self-driving operations in Arizona

Uber shutting down self-driving operations in Arizona

The software originally classified her as an unknown object, then a vehicle, then a bicycle, the report said . The Uber self-driving auto involved in the death of a woman in March was found t...

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Maharashtra ready to bring petrol under GST: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra ready to bring petrol under GST: Devendra Fadnavis

Petroleum Minister Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan was expected to meet the oil companies today to discuss their options. With fuel prices going up for the eleventh continuous day, demands to cut excise duty o...

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Million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram Vehicles: Recall Alert

Million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram Vehicles: Recall Alert

FCA will be notifying customers next week and the company recommends that owners don't use the cruise control system until their vehicle has been equipped with updated software to correct the proble...

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Oil Mixed on Possible OPEC Production Increase, Higher Crude Stockpiles

Oil Mixed on Possible OPEC Production Increase, Higher Crude Stockpiles

Various analysts have been wondering whether the Saudis will manage to pull off the listing of 5 percent of Aramco this year, amid speculation as to which foreign stock market the Saudis will choose, ...

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Why Gas Prices Are 31 Percent Higher Than Last Memorial Day

Why Gas Prices Are 31 Percent Higher Than Last Memorial Day

Gas prices in New Jersey have reached almost $3 per gallon in some areas ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. "A strong economy and growing consumer confidence are giving Americans all the mot...

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Trump pardons late, great boxer Jack Johnson

Trump pardons late, great boxer Jack Johnson

The president went on to outline how Johnson violated the Mann Act during a time in USA history when tensions were high between white people and African Americans. Under a blazing sun on July 4 ...

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Oil prices fall as Opec and Russian Federation weigh output boost

Oil prices fell about $1 on Thursday, with expectations building that reduced supplies from Venezuela and Iran could prompt OPEC to wind down output cuts in place since the start of 2017. "We pride...

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Brace yourselves: EU's GDPR is coming

Brace yourselves: EU's GDPR is coming

The GDPR is aimed at protecting personal data and empower users to demand that companies have to come clean on personal data that they have or delete it. The Washington Post and Time however is as...

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Should NFL players be made to stand for the national anthem?

Should NFL players be made to stand for the national anthem?

The NFL represents a game - played at the highest level by men who are well-compensated for playing this game. Until today I believed that numerous owners I've met in the past to be good and decent pe...

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SCOTUS ruling on waivers may boost 'private attorney general' proposals

SCOTUS ruling on waivers may boost 'private attorney general' proposals

Wondering what will happen if Justice Anthony Kennedy retires and President Donald Trump gets to pick his successor? Justice Neil Gorsuch, writing for the majority, said the contracts are valid un...

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England bat first against Pakistan in Test

England bat first against Pakistan in Test

The visitors picked seamer Hasan Ali ahead of left-armer Rahat Ali in their team. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed wants the side's quartet of senior players to help take the pressure off the rest ...

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